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        The naval monument, containing official and other accounts of all the battles fought between the navies of the united states and great britain during the late war; and an account of the war with which is annexed a naval register of the united states

      Boston: Published by A. Bowen, 1816. xvi, [2], 316pp, [2]. With tipped-in errata slip, an engraved frontispiece, and 24 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, recent contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Boards worn, bumped, and repaired. Booksellers catalogue description pasted to FEP alongside the apparent book-label 'Mr. G. Hyde de Neuville', the ink gift inscription; 'P. J. from Lady Leveson', and the ink ownership inscription; 'Arthur C. Leveson / Royal Navy', recent free-endpapers, offsetting from all plates, browned, foxed throughout. The first edition, with remarkable provenance, of this comprehensive account of the naval engagements fought between the United States and Great Britain during the War of 1812, compiled by Boston based engraver, publisher, and writer Abel Bowen (1790-1850). Appended to the work is a Naval Register for 1815 listing the name, rank, and commission dates of every man serving in the United States Navy. Jean-Guillaume, Baron Hyde de Neuville (1776-1857), French diplomat, exiled to the United States by Napoleon under accusations of complicity in an assassination attempt remaining there until 1814. Returning to his native country following the First Restoration he served as ambassador to the United States (1816-1821), and, in 1828, became minister of the French navy. Arthur Leveson (1868-1929), Admiral of the Royal Navy, who served as Rear Admiral Commanding His Majesty's Australian Fleet during the First World War, and later as Commander-in-Chief, China. COPAC records copies of this first edition at only three locations (BL, Manchester, and National Maritime Museum). . First edition. 8vo.

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        The Works of Ben Jonson in nine volumes. With notes critical and explanatory, and a biographical memoir by W. Gifford

      London, printed for G. and W. Nichol [and numerous others], 1816. Demy octavo, nine volumes, each volume approximately 450 pages. Early half calf and marbled papered boards with contrasting spine titling-labels; covers a little rubbed, with minor wear to the extremities and minor cracking to some hinges; minimal signs of use; early ownership signatures in each volume; a very good set. Loosly inserted is an early receipt 'Bought of S.& J. Ridge ... Newark', dated 1829.

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        Manuscript armorial with 329 hand coloured drawn coats-of-arms

      Ca. 1816, England. Large folio, full blue dyed leather with gold decoration and copper clasps. All edges gilt. Good condition. Exlibri of Charles Edward Jerningham and Daniel de Bruin. (88) pages, wih fly-leafs in between. Some coats-of-arms unfinished. Every page has at the top the coat-of-arms of a family and beneath it a number of coats-of-arms combined with that of other, probably related, families. Often additional information in handwriting next to the escutcheon. The last mentioned date is 1816. Families a.o.: Shrewsbury (= Talbot), Sraguaix, Newburgh, Houston, Petre, Arundel, Dormer, Clifford, Hales, Gerrard, Englefield, Chichester, Jernegan, Stafford, Throckmorton, Blount, Hurloch, Haggerston, Webb(e), Bedingfield, Smyhe, Stanley, Gage, Howard, Paston. H221

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        A collection of the most important cases respecting patents of invention and the rights of patentees, which have been determined in the courts of law since the statute for restraining monopolies. To which are added, some practical observations resulting from the decisions on the several cases.

      London: W. Reed 1816 - 8vo., ix + (3) + 452pp., including the half-title, contemporary law calf, the sides very rubbed, neatly rebacked and labelled. A good copy preserved in a custom-made cloth slip case and with the near contemporary ownership signature of John Masterman of 65 Old Broad St. [London]> at head of title. First edition.: An authoritative commentary on patent law by a competent and long-serving employee of the Rolls Chapel Office. He observes that 'he has inserted every case he has been able to procure, which contained any new points respecting patents, or which had acquired notoriety by the magnitude and importance of the invention' [p. viii]. Of the 46 cases selected by the author it is unsurprising that Richard Arkwright, Matthew Boulton and James Watt all figure. In any event, all the cases cited had been determined between 1785 and 1816. He concludes with the following remarks: 'The foregoing cases and the few imperfect observations here offered to the public will, it is hoped, have the effect of drawing the attention of patentees more particularly to the law of the subject, and enabling them . to make their specifications more clear and explicit than in former times, whereby patents may become more certain and ingenious persons be induced to promote useful improvements in the arts and manufactures of the country .'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fragments on the theory and practice of landscape gardening, including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts.

      London J. Taylor 1816 - First edition. Large 4to., xii, 238 pp., 42 aquatint plates and plans including 21 hand-coloured (3 folding) and 3 tinted, one woodcut, numerous vignettes throughout, 13 plates and 2 vignettes with overlays, with half-title, bound in contemporary drab boards, printed label on spine, some neat restoration to the corners, some slight wear to the boards; all housed in a modern slipcase. The last of Repton's celebrated works. Written after the Prince of Wales had rejected Repton's plans for the Royal Pavilion, Fragments was dedicated to the Prince Regent but the book makes no mention of any commission for the prince, rather it serves as a reproach to his manners and morals. Fragments focuses on a number of aristocratic landscapes: Cobham, Woburn, Endsleigh, Ashridge, Longleat, and on small commissions such as Ealing Park and White Lodge, which took in views of royal parks. They commemorate a historically minded, public spirited nobility. Other Fragments on commissions for a range of clients, from Norfolk squires to Essex merchants, establish a polite consensus around highly detailed plans for gardens. The final Fragment on Hare Street incorprates the outlook of "venerable noblemen" such as the Duke of Portland and Viscount Torrington in the view from Repton's own garden: "To demonstrate the little consequence of quantity or value, when speaking of beauty of scenery, many places have been mentioned, which may perhaps appear too inconsiderable in a work that treats of dukedoms and royal domains: but I wish to evince, that in many cases great effect may be produced by a very contracted quantity of land nothing more is necessary than a terrace, or a few shrubs and flowers to form a frame to the picture." (Fragment XXXVI. Harestreet. Of Quantity and Appropriation) Abbey Scenery 391. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Temeridad de Martincho en la plaza de Zaragoza

      1816. Acquatinta, acquaforte e puntasecca, incisione mm 202x314, foglio mm 245x355. Stato unico. Rara prima edizione della tavola 18 tratta dal capolavoro grafico di Goya "Tauromaquia", stampata in un numero assai limitato di esemplari, come afferma Harris Impressione molto bella, nitida e contrastata su carta vergata senza filigrana (Harris: in some sets no watermark appears). Provenienza: Mostra "Goya. Cento incisioni in prima edizione", Libreria antiquaria Perini, 1982.La "Tauromaquia" comprende una serie di 33 incisioni, eseguite probabilmente nel 1815 e pubblicate da Goya in una piccola edizione, che, nonostante il soggetto caro agli spagnoli, sembra non aver avuto molto successo. Infatti un libraio tedesco la comprò quasi al completo, per rivenderla più tardi a Parigi. La seconda edizione fu pubblicata nel 1855. Questa opera fa storia a sé nell'ambito della produzione incisoria di Goya; non attinge al sarcasmo o alla tragedia come in "Los Caprichos" e "Los desastros de la guerra" ma è concepita direttamente sul reale, con una veemenza incisoria del tutto interiore. La seria nacque come idea di una storia della corrida. I primi fogli infatti rappresentanovari modo di toreare, fogli di grande interesse e qualità, ma ancora intrisi di un fare un po' pittoresco e illustrativo. A partire dal quattordicesimo foglio il trattao si fa più avvolgente e turbinoso, la scena è piena di tensione e drammaticità, sparisce ogni intento didascalico. Le acqueforti mostrano le bravure di celebri toreri e l'artista, senza abbandonare il rigore di stile e tradire la forza del suo disegno, si abbandona a un maggior pathos descrittivo. L'acquatinta si sovrappone all'acquaforte e ad essa i tratti di bulino e puntasecca, in modo da ottenere morbidi passaggi di tinte dal seppia al grigio chiaro, striscaite di luce , graffi di nero nei contorni. Considerato il più importante artista spagnolo a cavallo tra il XVIII e il XIX secolo, Goya fu per quasi sessant'anni al servizio della casa regnante spagnola come pittore, disegnatore e stampatore. La vastissima opera dell'artista risente dei diversi stili e delle vicende storiche che si avvicendarono durante la sua attività: con tratti che vanno dal tardo Rococò al Romanticismo e alle prime influenze impressionistiche, Goya ritrae la Spagna Borbonica di Carlo III, il regno di Carlo IV, l'avvento delle idee illuministe, l'occupazione francese, la guerra peninsulare, il dispotismo di Ferdinando VII con la restaurazione dell'Inquisizione, la breve parentesi del Governo Costituzionale... Goya ebbe fama internazionale già in vita, conosciuto all'estero come "Apelle spagnolo", viene considerato dalla critica il primo vero artista moderno. Bibliografia: Harris 221. Etching, burnished acquatint and drypoint. Engraving 202x314, sheet Mm 245x355 Unique state. First edition. Plate 18 from "Tauromaquia". Very good impressionand condition.The most closely etched work on the bull's neck was over-bitten. The etched lines in the left foreground almost failed to bite, and were reinforced with drypoint. In the same area there is false biting.

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      Edinburgh ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND COMPANY 1816 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo., 276pp., half-title, engraved folding map, partially hand-coloured; offsetting of map, some spotting. Contemporary speckled calf, red lettering piece, marbled endpapers, a fine copy. First edition of campbell's calamitous voyages around the world containing an early and valuable account of Hawaii in a fine contemporary binding. "Campbell's account of his stay in Hawaii (where he was sent to recover from frostbite) is of the greatest importance, being the first narrative from the viewpoint of a resident rather than as a visitor. His keen first-hand observations on the social structure and agricultural practices of Hawaiians are of great importance" (Forbes). Campbell was a young, poor Scottish seaman, who by a series of strange and disastrous events voyaged around the world. Bound as an apprentice to the master of a ship aged 13, a string of coincidences conspired to take him to China, Japan, and the Russian coast by the time he was only 20. During his voyage from the Kamchatka Peninsula to American his vessel was shipwrecked off the coast of Alaska, leaving only five survivors, and causing him to lose both his feet to frostbite. Building a new vessel from the wreckage they made their way to Kodiak Island near Alaska during which they were once again shipwrecked. Campbell went on to visit the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) and South America before finally being able to return to his native Scotland in 1812. Included is a detailed account of the Sandwich Islands and a phrasebook of their language. Hill 244; Forbes 448. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Waverley; or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since.

      Edinburgh Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Archibald Constable and Co 1816 - Sixth edition (within two years of the first), 3 volumes, 12mo., x, 358, [1]; [4], 370; [4], 371pp., with half-titles and Preface to third edition, slight browning to extreme page edges, staining to blank preliminary endpapers to volume 1, else very good, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spines gilt and blind-tooled, marbled edges, mildly rubbed and corners bumped, otherwise very good. An historical novel set during the Jacobite uprising of 1745, it was published anonymously in 1814 as Scott's first venture into prose fiction. It is often regarded as the first historical novel in the western tradition and became so popular that Scott's later novels were advertised as being "by the author of Waverley". His series of works on similar themes written during the same period have become collectively known as the "Waverley Novels". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ein Spanisches Pferd. Equus Hispanicus.

      [Lindau, c. 1816]. - Hand-coloured lithograph, matted (460 x 600 mm). Fine, large-format lithograph of a white Spanish horse with a finely costumed rider, no. 34 in Brodtmann's series of animals within his "Naturhistorische Bilder-Gallerie". Winkler 105.4.

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        Oedipus in Athens, Fingal; Dmitry Donskoy].

      Ivan Glazunov St. Petersburg 1816 - Folio (25.5 x 20 cm). Engraved portrait frontispiece by Nikolai Utkin after A. Notbek, 73pp., including half-title and title, [2]pp.; 50pp.; 82pp. Contemporary half-leather over green boards; rebacked. A sammelband of the three most famous tragedies by "the last major dramatist in the classicist tradition" (Terras). Because of an early mental illness, Vladislav Ozerov (1769-1816) wrote only five tragedies in his lifetime, but met great success. What the public liked was the atmosphere of sensibility and romanticism that the author infused into the classical forms; exactly what was later criticised by conservative critics such as Shishkov, or even Pushkin and Griboedov. Ozerov's first success was Oedipus in Athens (1804), a wry comment on Alexander I's rumoured implication in the murder of his father Paul. The public was delighted with his next tragedy, Fingal (1805), staged with effective sets representing sombre Scottish scenery. However this is Dmitry Donskoy (1807) which became Ozerov's most popular creation, thanks to its strong patriotic message: it was indeed staged within days after the Battle of Eylau, which took place in East Prussia between Napoleon's Grande Armée and an army of the Russian Empire. All works here are in second edition published the year Ozerov passed away. They are rarely found as such, being often gathered within the Works, published later two parts (1816-19), which additionally included Poliksena. Sopikov 11978, 11967, 11887; cf. for the Works Fekula 5015 and Obolyaninov Portraits 314; cf. Terras 144. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Printed for John Murray by W. Bulmer, 1816 - 8vo, later dark blue polished calf, red morocco labels, gilt decorations and lettering, a.e.g. Half-title present. Eleven poems by Byron, several of which are on departures and separations, including his famous "Fare thee well," written to Lady Byron just after she had left him and just before he left England, never to return. The first issue contained ten poems; a second issue added the poem "To Samuel Rogers." Edges of the spine slightly rubbed; fine copy enclosed in a quarter morocco clamshell box. Randolph, page 56; NCBEL III, 282 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      "Alphabet of Business James Fenning". Landscape format 4to calf bound notebook, pp approx 300, including a few blanks. Ink entries in a very readable hand. Binding worn, lacking spine but the boards still attached. Gilt lettered to the front board as above. Approx 21 cm x 17cm. The book contains a record of the Marine Insurance business of brokers James Fenning &Co of 3 Royal Exchange, London, between 1816 and 1820. As suggested in the title, the manuscript is ordered alphabetically, and by date, and the entries recording the name of the ship, the date, the ship's Master, departure and destination ports, owners and investors, and a money amount, presumably the amount insured. Entries in red pen denote a claim made on the policy, with amounts given as £%. The "Britannia", bound for Hudson's Bay from London, is reported "burned in Hudson's Bay" with a loss of £10,662 from a sum insured of £20,000. "Perola", bound from Oporto to Rio and " captured by an insurgent Privateer" is a total loss (£100%). The ship's insured, ( mainly merchantmen but with a British Army transport ships record, Paquet boats, and a Naval vessel too), sailed routes including: London to St.Petersburg; Liverpool to Genoa; Smyrna to Constantinople; London to the West Indies; Riga to Dublin; Buenos Ayres to Chile; Antwerp to Archangel; London to New South Wales; Quebec to Waterford; and London to China and back. A rare survival detailing how trade and insurance were conducted. [ James Fenning and Company, Insurance Brokers, had premises at 3 Royal Exchange Street from 1817 to 1829. Partners in the firm were James Fenning, Robert Howard Shepherd and George Fenning. The firm was wound up in 1832]

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        Calila et Dimna, ou Fables de Bidpai, en Arabe.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1816. - 4to. 2 parts in one volume. VIII, 140 pp. (8), 315, (1) pp. 19th century cloth with giltstamped spine title. The complete text of the Arabic version by Ibn al Muqaffa of this collection of animal fables with didactic overtones designed to illustrate wise conduct, printed in the beautiful types of the "Imprimerie Royale", with an introduction and critical notes in French. The typeface, based on Arab or Turkish specimens of calligraphy and cut in Rome in the early 17th century for Savary, "was the mainstay of Arabic typography in France until the late 19th century; it also provided a model for others" (Roper, p. 145). - Spine sunned; occasional browning and foxing, but a good copy. Chauvin II, p. 11f., no. 17. Cf. G. Roper, Early Arabic Printing in Europe, in: Middle Eastern Languages and the Print Revolution. A Cross-Cultural Encounter (Westhofen 2002), pp. 129-150. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan De L'Embouchure De L'Elbe Levé, Par Beautemps-Beaupré Hydrographe de la Marine, Membre de l'Institut de France, en 1812. Publié Par Ordre Du Roi, Sous le Ministère de Son Exc. M. le Vicomte Dubouchage Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roi, Commandeur de l'Ordre Royal et Militaire de St. Louis, Ministre Sécrétaire d'Etat au Département de la Marine et des Colonies, Au Dépôt-général de la Marine, en 1816. - Gravé par E. Collin. - Ecrit par Besancon':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Etienne Collin & Besancon n. Charles Francois Beautemps-Beaupré b. Dépôt-Général de la Marine in Paris, dat. 1816, 60,5 x 89,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S.105 (Charles Francois Beautemps-Beaupré, 1766-1854); Borrmann, Bilder zur Geschichte des Hamburgischen Amtes Ritzebüttel und der Stadt Cuxhaven, S. 126ff. Beautemps-Beaupré war von Napoleon zum Kommissionsleiter bestimmt worden, welcher die gesamte deutsche Nordseeküste nach Möglichkeiten für die Verwirklichung der Wasserbau- und Festungsprojekte des Kaisers untersuchen sollte. - Borrmann "Ein Beispiel für die Gewissenhaftigkeit der napoleonischen Hafenplanungen". - Zeigt die Elbemündung von Stade bis zur Nordsee. - Oben rechts Titel. - Unten links Erklärungen; rechts daneben Maßstab und Kompaß. - Selten und perfekter Zustand!!

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        Pisciceptologie ou l'art de la pêche à la ligne et aux filets ; discours sur les poissons, la manière de les prendre et de les accommoder, la pêche aux filets et autres instruments ; suivi d'un traité des étangs, viviers, fossés...

      First Edition De l'imprimerie de Cussac Paris 1816 In-18 (10x17cm) xxiv, 388pp. relié

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        Mémoire et rapports sur les fumigations sulfureuses appliquées au traitement des affections cutanées et de plusieurs autres maladies.

      Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1816, 8, 1 fl., 137 pp., 8 handcolorierte gefaltete Kupferstiche, im Pappband der Zeit, mit Rückenschildchen. First Edition, First Issue! "Il semblerait qui'l existe quatre états de cet ouvrage, un de 137 pp. avec 8 planches en noir, un de 137 pp. avec 8 planches en couleurs réhaussées à la main sans fauxtitre mais avec la dédicace (this copy), un de 141 pp. avec 11 plances dont 8 en couleurs réhaussées à la main sans la dédicace mais cpmprtant un faux-titre et 11 plances dont 8 imprimées en sepia". Jean-Chrysanthe Galès(1783-1845) war Oberapotheker im Hôpital Saint-Louis, dann Arzt in Partis. Sein Buch ist eine Anleitung zur behandlung der Krätze und anderer generalisierter Hautkrankheiten mit Schwefeldämpfen. Enring, Hautkrankheiten, pp.122

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        The excellence, nature, and peculiar beauty, of the British constitution.

      London: Longman Hurst Rees Orme and Brown &c. &c 1816 - 8vo., (7) + xii - xxiv + (2) + 286pp., (complete, as published, in spite of prelims pagination), old ownership signature in upper margin of title, original boards, rebacked and labelled, upper board a little stained, front free endpaper replaced, entirely uncut. A good, internally fine, copy. First, and only, edition. Probably by a pseudonymous author (William Pitt, the statesman, had died in 1806). Whoever the author, this seems to be a useful analysis of government in its various constitutional forms - constitutional monarchy, despotic government, republican, absolute monarchy, mob rule, &c. Always returning to his admiration for the British constitution itself, the author gives us also two interesting perspectives on The mob> and On the liberty of the press.> Of the 'mob' he writes thus: 'This class of men can be brought to act in concert upon no other principles than those of a frantic enthusiasm and ungovernable fury; their profound ignorance and deplorable credulity make them proper fools for any man who can inflame their passions, or alarm their superstition; and as they have nothing to lose by the total dissolution of civil society, their rage may be easily directed against any victim which may be printed out to them .'. 1816 was, of course, a year when it must have seemed to some that the 'mob' was indeed in charge (Spa Fields, Luddites, &c. &c.). The author's brief note on the liberty of the press (pp. 156-7) shows him to be both progressive and liberal in spite of mob rule: 'The liberty of the press, however, so essential to the nature of a free state, consists not in freedom from censure for any criminal matter that may be published, but in having no previous restraints laid upon publications. Every freeman has undoubtedly a right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the public; to forbid this, is to destroy the freedom of the press: but if he published what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity. - To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser, is to subject all freedom of sentiment to the prejudices of one man .'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cours du Rhin depuis Schafhouse jusqu'à Wesel. - Der Rhein von Schafhausen bis Wesel - Die Mosel von Trier bis Coblenz - Bezirk worinn der Rheinwein gewonnen wird. - Gezeichnet von F.L. Hoffmeister. - In Stein gestochen im Lithographischen Institut v. G. Schr. in Mannheim - Heidelberg bei Joseph Engelmann':.

      - Kupferstich v. G. Schr. in Mannheim n. Friedrich L. Hoffmeister b. Joseph Engelmann in Heidelberg, um 1816, 37,5 x 42 Nicht bei Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. E - J. - Zeigt drei Karten auf einem Blatt. - Die Hauptkarte zeigt den Rheinlauf von Wesel bis Unkel, Unkel bis Mannheim und Mannheim bis Schaffhausen mit Einzeichnungen der Post, Bäder und Gesundbrunnen sowie der Straßen, die am Rhein langführen. - Am unteren Rand der Mosellauf von Trier bis zur Mündung in den Rhein bei Koblenz, ebenfalls mit Straßeneinzeichnung und Poststationen. - Am rechten Rand (11 x 42) Einzeichnungen der Weinbaugebiete zwischen Bingen und Mainz bis Landau und Mannheim (Rheingau und Pfalz). - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste, 3 Kompasse, Meilenzeiger und Erklärungskartusche. - Extrem seltene Rhein- und Mosellauf- bzw. Weinbaukarte!

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      Jena 22.VIII.1816. 2 Seiten 4. Mit papiergedecktem Siegel und Adresse. Dietrich Georg von Kieser (1779-1862), Psychiater, führender Vertreter der von Schelling geprägten naturphilosophisch-romantischen Medizin. - An den Verleger Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus in Altenburg über die Herausgabe von Kiesers und Eschenmayers "Archiv für den Thierischen Magnetismus", das vom nächsten Jahr an bei Brockhaus erschien."... Auf Ihre gefällige Antwort ... hinsichtlich des Verlags des Archivs für den thier. Magnetismus habe ich die Ehre zu erwidern, daß ich die angebotenen Bedingungen für die ersten 4 Hefte salva ratificatione des Herrn Prof. v. Eschenmayer ... annehme.Herr Buchhändler Moneta will das Archiv drucken, auch das Papier dazu liefern, hat aber vor der M[ichaelis] Messe keine Zeit, verspricht jedoch gleich nach der Messe den Druck anzufangen, so daß das 1te Heft noch im November versendet werden kann. Obgleich es mir, wegen mehrerer anderer literar. Arbeiten, lieber wäre, wenn der Druck ... bis zu Neujahr verschoben wird, so werde ich mich ... einzurichten suchen, daß das Manuscript zu Ende Oct. fertig ist.Den Plan erbitte ich mir zurück. Ich möchte denselben noch einigen Freunden zusenden, und schlage Ihnen daher vor, von demselben etwa 100 Ex. abdrucken zu lassen, sobald H. Prof. v. Eschenmayers definitive Entscheidung eintrifft.Das Journal sur le magnetism animal kenne ich, besitze es aber nicht selbst. Es wird mir daher sehr angenehm sein, wenn H. Dr. Winkler die Güte haben will, es mir auf einige Zeit mitzutheilen, um das für mein Journal Passende zu bemerken ..."

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        Tracts Relative to the Island of St. Helena; Written during a Residence of Five Years.

      London, W. Bulmer and Co for G. and W. Nicol and J. Booth, 1816. 4to. Original publisher's boards with printed label on spine; pp. xix, [1 (blank], lxxxvii, [1 (blank)], 330; aquatint frontispiece by William Daniell after Samuel Davis, 5 aquatint plates by Daniell after Davis and one engraved plan of the island by Girtin after Beatson, most plates with tissue guard, some spotting to plates, as usual, and occasionally to text, else a very good copy in the very rare original publisher's slightly worn binding; 20th-century bookplate; provenance: bookplate Cornelius Ver Heyden De Lancey inside front cover. First and only edition. Beatson was governor of St Helena from 1808 to 1813 and from the start of his governorship he determined to make the community more self-sufficient and less reliant on the East India Company: he suggested changes to the island's agricultural practices and imported Chinese labourers for the purpose, and he also tackled the problems attendant on the alcoholism widespread amongst the islanders and the soldiers. His interventions caused much disgruntlement, which culminated in a mutiny in December 1811. These topics and others are covered in the present work, which is formed of articles published by Beatson in the St. Helena Monthly Register (which he initiated in 1809 following the introduction of the first printing press to the island in 1806), and it offers an excellent account of the island at this time and of the measures taken by Beatson during his period of office. Illustrated with William Daniell's aquatints of Davis' drawings, this is an important work on St. Helena. Provenance: The Baron Cornelius Ver Heyden De Lancey (1889-1984) was a multilingual dental surgeon, doctor and lawyer of Dutch origin. Abbey, Travel 312; Gay 3088; Goldsmiths' 21458; Lowndes p. 135.

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        A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed a history of the language and an English grammar

      Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington [et al.], London 1816 - Eleventh edition, corrected and revised, 2 volumes, large 4to; engraved portrait frontispiece after Reynolds, text in triple columns; late 19th-century half brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt and blind-tooled spines in 5 compartments, marbled endpapers; spines faded and a bit rubbed along extremities; frontispiece foxed with plate off-setting to Vol. I title page; a very nice set over all. Vol. I printed by Charles Baldwin; Vol. 2 by Luke Hansard & Sons. This was not a reissue or reimpression of the tenth (1810) edition, but an entirely new edition on its own. Fleeman 55.4D/18; Alston V, p. 39; Vancil, p. 126. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Kameel. Camelius Dromedarius.

      [Lindau, c. 1816]. - Hand-coloured lithograph, matted (600 x 500 mm). Fine, large-format lithograph of a one-humped camel, no. 38 in Brodtmann's series of animals within his "Naturhistorische Bilder-Gallerie". Winkler 105.4.

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        Merkwaardige Gezigten, Gebouwen, Monumenten en Standbeelden in de Noordelijke Provintien van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden. Vues Remarquables, Edifices, Monumens et Statues dans les Provinces Septentrionales du Royaume des Pays-Bas.

      E. Maaskamp, Amsterdam., 1816. First edition. Oblong octavo. Title-page engraving by W. van Senus, followed by 37 tissue-guarded aquatints printed in bistre by L. Portman after G.J. Michaëlis, F.A. Milatz, C. Overman and Hansen. Period binding of quarter leather with cloth sides. Marbled endpapers. Each of the aquatints is followed by a descriptive text in Dutch with a translation into French on the verso. The subjects covered are Amsterdam, historical buildings, statues and sites in the Northern Provinces of the Netherlands and charming scenes that include skating, boating etc.19th century ownership inscriptions (in English) on first blank. Leather superficially rubbed. Very good indeed, the plates in excellent state. A rare guide.

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        Manuscript armorial with 329 hand coloured drawn coats-of-arms.

      - Ca. 1816, England. Large folio, full blue dyed leather with gold decoration and copper clasps. All edges gilt. Good condition. Exlibri of Charles Edward Jerningham and Daniel de Bruin. (88) pages, wih fly-leafs in between. Some coats-of-arms unfinished. Every page has at the top the coat-of-arms of a family and beneath it a number of coats-of-arms combined with that of other, probably related, families. Often additional information in handwriting next to the escutcheon. The last mentioned date is 1816. Families a.o.: Shrewsbury (= Talbot), Sraguaix, Newburgh, Houston, Petre, Arundel, Dormer, Clifford, Hales, Gerrard, Englefield, Chichester, Jernegan, Stafford, Throckmorton, Blount, Hurloch, Haggerston, Webb(e), Bedingfield, Smyhe, Stanley, Gage, Howard, Paston. H221

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        Vollständiges System der Arzneymittellehre. Hrsg. v. C.G.Kühn.

      Lpz.,Cnobloch 1816/17. 2 Bde. in 4. VIII,392; 525; 638; 588,(4) S. Priv. Hln., Einbde. etw. fl., innen stellenw., zumeist nur gering stockfl., einige wenige Bl. etw. wasserfl., mehrfach gestemp., Exlibris eingekl.Versand D: 5,00 EUR Naturwissenschaften, Medizin, Pharmazie, Chemie

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        The Narrative of Robert Adams

      London: John Murray, 1816. First. Full Leather. VG. a sailor who was wrecked on the western coast of Africa in the year 1810, was detained three years in slavery by the Arbs of the Great Desert and resided several months in the city of Timbuctoo. xxxix + 231 pp. Folding engraved map showing routes. Appendix. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt line borders, gilt panelled back, gilt morocco label, gilt inner dentelles. A vg copy, internally clean and bright. A most interesting account of a white man's experience as a slave. It was at first believed that Adams' story was not true but after this story was checked by Banks, Barrow et. al, it was then considered as a factual account. The British Consul at Magadore who ransomed Adams also later confirmed the stock. Adams is one of the first three of four Americans or Europeans to describe Timbuctoo.This copy with the bookplate of Frances Mary Richardson Currer.

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        TITTMONING. "Stadttor von Tittmoning". Stadtmauer mit dem Tor, zwei Mönche im Vordergrund.

      - Kreidelithographie von Simon Quaglio, 1816, 31 x 24 cm. Winkler 643,3; Lentner 10771: "Äußerst seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie".

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        Geschichte der Stadt Magdeburg von ihrer ersten Entstehung an bis auf gegenwärtige Zeiten. Vierten Bandes erstes Heft. Von Heinrich Rathmann Inspector der Kirchen und Schulen der zweyten Jerichauischen und Zauchischen Inspection im Magdeburgischen...*

      Einzelband! Keine Abbildungen! Komplett kollationiert - alle Seiten vorhanden/ sehr selten Zustand: Einband stärker bestossen/beschabt / Rückdeckel stärker gestaucht/geknickt / Vorsätze und Schnitt etw. stockfleckig / Block vereinzelt etw. fleckig und mit kleinen Knickstellen - Block sonst ausgezeichnet erhalten * und Pastor zu Pechau und Calenberge - 1. Halbband der insgesamt vierbbaendigen Ausgabe. Der Letzte Band [4.2] erschien 1816.

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        De vyf colom-orden, met derzelver deuren en poorten weleer door wylen Sijmen Bosboom uit den beroemden Venetiaanschen bouwmeester Vincent Scamozzi in minuten overgebracht en nu (...) verbeterd door Caspar Philips Jacobsz. (...) en J. Houthuisen. Amsterdam, J.B. Elwe, 1816.

      Folio, 110 pag. tekst met ca. 50 platen binnen de collatie. Gebonden in 19e eeuws half linnen. Goed exemplaar.

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        THE GRAND MASTER OR ADVENTURES OF QUI HI IN HINDOSTAN. A Hudibrastic Poem in Eight Cantos by Quiz.

      London: Thomas Tegg, 1816 Engraved title, folding frontispiece, and 26 engraved plates for a total of 27 colored aquatints and one hand tinted sepia wash plate. Complete along with the often missing cancel leaf C8 (pp. 31/32). Royal 8vo (about 10" x 6 1/4"). As usual, the errata slip is not present.This work is a fierce satire against Lord Moira, the Marquis of Hastings, and the Governor General. The title page bears the Masonic emblems. Portrays the public view of the East India Company and the British disregard for Hindues practices.A crisp and sound copy with bright text and plates. Some wear to boards and spine label. Inner hinges strengthened. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase.Martin Hardie states that he book was published by Ackerman (see Martin Hardie's ENGLISH COLOURED BOOKS, pp. 130, 171, 311, and 317); Prideaux pp. 350, 375, 385; Abbey TRAVEL II, 437; Tooley 412.

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        Remarks on the art of making wine, with suggestions for the application of its principles to the improvement of domestic wines

      [ii], vi, 261, [1] pages. Spotting to end papers, but only occasional spotting to text. In old full leather binding with light wear. Author's name not on title page, but taken from the Advertisement on page vi, also titled on the spine - MacCulloch on wine. Confirmed by the entry on COPAC.

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        Elbe. - Elbverlauf. - "Plan de L'Embouchure de L'Elbe".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Stahlstich , koloriert, 1816. 58,5 x 86,9 cm (Darstellung ) / 65,5 x 97 cm (Blatt). Rechts oben innerhalb der Darstellung mit "Plan de L'Embouchure de L'Elbe / Levél Par Beautemps-Beaupré / Hydrographe de la Marine, Membre de l'Institut de France, en 1812. Publié par Ordre du Roi, Sous le Ministère de Son Exc. M. le Vicomte Dubouchage / Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roi [.], Au Dépot-général de la Marine / en 1816" beschriftet. Ferner unten links um "Avertissement" ergänzt. Unterhalb der Darstellung mit "Gravé par E. Collin", mittig "Ecrit par Besançon" und rechts "Prix Six francs" versehen. - Die sehr detaillierte Darstellung zeigt den Verlauf der Elbe von Stade bis zur Mündung in die Nordsee. - Blatt oben links leicht wellig. Im Randbereich gering beschmutzt. Mit original Verlagsbugfalte. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch

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        The Writings of Nancy Maria Hyde, of Norwich, Conn., Connected with a Sketch of Her Life

      Norwich: Printed by Russell Hubbard, 1816, 1816. First and only edition. BAL 17616; American Bibliography 37903; Sabin 34125. Front free endpaper and first blank clipped in the upper margin, probably to remove a signature; edges a little rubbed; very good copy. Scarce.. 12mo, original printed drab boards rebacked with a new printed label, untrimmed. Ten-page list of subscribers. Lydia Huntley Sigourney's second book, a collection she compiled and edited of the writings of her classmate and friend, Nancy Maria Hyde (1792-1816), including essays, poems and sketches. Sigourney also wrote the prefatory memoir and a few poems at the conclusion.

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        Travels in Beloochistan and Sinde; accompanied by a Geographical and Historical Account of those Countries, with a Map.


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        Nouveau Dictionnaire d’Histoire Naturelle, appliquée aux Arts, l’Agriculture, l’Economie Rurale et Domestique, la Médecine, etc. par une Société de Naturalistes et d’Agriculteurs.

      Paris, Deterville 1816 - Nouveau Dictionnaire d’Histoire Naturelle, appliquée aux Arts, l’Agriculture, l’Economie Rurale et Domestique, la Médecine, etc. par une Société de Naturalistes et d’Agriculteurs. Nouvelle Edition presqu’entièrement refondue et considérablement augmentée; avec des figures tirées des trois règnes de la nature. Paris, Deterville, 1816-19. 8vo. 36 vol. With 264 engraved plates (inc. 6 folding plates and tables). Original blue boards, gilt title on spines; untrimmed. Comprehensive dictionary of natural history as applied to the arts, agriculture, medicine and rural and domestic economy compiled by the most eminent practitioners of the period including Parmentier, Richard, André Thouin and Tollard ainé. The accomplished engravings were drawn and engraved by De Sève, Prêtre, Letellier, Tardieu and Voysard among others. This second edition (the first publ. 1802-1804 with 24 vol.) is much enlarged. Stafleu quotes 250 plates, the present copy has 264; also mentioned is an accompanying 36 fasc. entitled Collection de plantes., not referred to by either Pritzel or Nissen and not included in this series. Library stamp of H. Bradley Martin. A well preserved set. Nissen BB 2236. Pritzel 10723. Stafleu & Cowan 1418. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De Institutione Oratoria libri duodecim ad codicum veterum fidem recensuit et annotatione explanavit Georg. Ludovicus Spalding A.M.

      Leipzig: Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius, & F. C. G. Vogel, 1798–1816 - Four volumes, octavo. Fine contemporary binding of purple morocco by J. Clarke (blind stamp on doublures), spines gilt lettered direct in compartments, wide inner dentelles gilt all round, cream endpapers, gilt edges; from the library of Theodore Williams with his gilt supralibros on both boards, latterly in the library of Frances Mary Richardson Currer, with her bookplates. A little rubbing in places, but a fine set in a superb binding. Large paper copy, from the libraries of two notable English collectors, of the best edition of Quintilian on rhetoric, the outstanding work of the German philologist Georg Ludwig Spalding. The binder John Clarke was "one of the best and most prolific London binders of the period" (Ramsden), who was binding from about 1820 to 1859. He joined in partnership with Francis Bedford in 1841 and they worked together until 1859, from when Bedford worked on his own. Nothing is recorded of Clarke after this date. Theodore Williams's books are distinguished by a different supralibros stamped in gilt on each cover: on the front, his monogram within a shield surmounted by a bird; on the back, an armorial cartouche.

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        The Class and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany Illustrated by Select Specimens of Foreign and Indigenous Plants.

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London 1816 - First edition, 1816. 3 volumes. 8vo. Vol I: xxviii, 196pp; Vol II: 197 - 400ppp; Vol III: 401 - 549pp followed by a Dictionary of Botanical Terms (including a single advert page following the title page) 41 unpaginated leaves (3D1 - 3I2) and a General Index of 9 unpaginated leaves. Contemporary gilt decorated full calf. Rebacked, preserving original spines with six panels. Recent contrasting morocco labels to spines. Marbled endpapers and marbled text block edges. 240 engraved plates of which 237 are hand-coloured. Very good condition. Extremities rubbed, some bumping to corners and some marking to boards. Bindings very sound. Small loss to lower corner of plate preceding page xxi, Vol I. Occasional minor marks. Nissen BBI566. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TRACTS RELATIVE TO THE ISLAND OF ST. HELENA: Written during a Residence of Five Years

      London: W. Bulmer, 1816. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Bound in three-quarter leather and marbled boards, expertly restored with covers reattached preserving the original binding. Very good condition. Complete with all seven b/w plates engraved by William Daniell from the drawings of Samuel Davis. An important illustrated account of the island at the time of Napoleon's captivity.

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        Recueil d'Essais Lithographiques dans les différents genres de dessin tels que manière de Crayon, de la plume, du pinceau et de lavis exécutés par le Procédé de…

      Lithographed title with vignette depicting both sides of the medallion of the Société lithographique de Mulhouse, lithographed leaf of table of contents, & eight lithographed plates (two in color). Large 4to, later blue wrappers (title a little dusty), newly stitched, uncut. Paris: "chez l'Auteur Rue Casette No. 18," [1816]. First edition of one of the great rarities of lithography. Engelmann (1788-1839), a native of Mulhouse, first learned of lithography in 1813 and began to experiment on some stones. Realizing he needed more information, he decided to go to Munich to see the process at first hand. "For several weeks Engelmann studied the art in the studios of Stuntz where Strixner and Piloty worked. He had his own press constructed and produced some lithographs in the tinted style which had become so popular in Germany. Like Lasteyrie, whom he is supposed to have met in Munich, Engelmann returned [to Mulhouse] with a press, stones, and all the equipment needed to set up a lithographic establishment… "Engelmann must have realized that Mulhouse was not the best place in which to practise lithography, especially if he was interested in getting artists to draw on stone, and on 15 June 1816 he followed Lasteyrie to Paris and set up another printing works with his brother-in-law Pierre Thierry at rue Cassette, no. 18… "Within a few years artists flocked to his press, and it soon far outstripped that of Lasteyrie in both size and reputation. Probably in the same year that Lasteyrie published his Recueil de différens genres d'impressions lithographiques Engelmann produced [the present work]. It was a smaller but rather more competent production with a pen-drawn map, an imitation wood-engraving, a sheet of transferred writing, two examples of tinted lithography, and drawings in either ink or chalk by Girodet, H. Vernet, Mongin, and Engelmann himself [including a fine self-portrait]. The competition between the houses of Engelmann and Lasteyrie was obviously keen and, as a contemporary English writer observed, this helped the art to make rapid progress there. In the long run it was Engelmann who took the lead…Engelmann was concerned with lithography throughout his life and at his death left a flourishing press to his son. For twenty years he was responsible for most of the major technical developments of the process…Already by 1820 his was probably the leading press in Europe, and certainly so for that branch of lithography in which France has ever since led the work, the production of artists' prints. More than anyone else in Europe it was Engelmann who, by virtue of his technical improvements, clear descriptions, and skilful printing, encouraged artists to draw on stone; and the real growth of lithography as far as the artist was concerned really dates from the establishment of his press in Paris."-Twyman, Lithography 1800-1850, pp. 52-55. Fine copy of a very rare book, preserved in a box.

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson With An Essay on his Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy

      London: Printed for Nichols and Son, etc., 1816.. 12 volumes; 8vo (8½ x 13 inches). Contemporary tan half calf with raised bands, gilt and two black title labels to spines; marbled boards and edges; green end papers. Portrait frontispiece to volume one. Bookplates. Boards a little rubbed; spines darkened evenly; light occasional foxing. A very attractive and sound set in a highly decorative old leather binding.

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      London: for John Murray,, 1816. A Novel. In three volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice," &c. &c. 3 volumes, duodecimo. Uncut in original grey-blue paper boards, white paper backstrips, printed paper spine labels. Housed in a custom brown cloth chemise and brown crushed morocco pull-off case. Inked numerals to front endpapers. Some judicious restoration to spines, boards a little marked, a little light scattered foxing and browning, a little wear to tips, vol. II lacking front free endpaper. An excellent copy. First edition of the last completed of Jane Austen's novels, with the half-titles (that for volume I moved to its natural position at the front of the volume, from its printing at sig. P6). The Frank J. Hogan copy, with his morocco bookplate to the front pastedowns. This set has the price and two horizontal rules trimmed from bottom of the printed labels, as noted by Gilson. This is one of two copies known "in which the price and lower thin-thick rule have been cut away from the labels". The practice was more commonly seen with Austen's next (and posthumous) work, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Austen had fallen out with Egerton over publication of Mansfield Park and transferred to Murray, who published the second edition of that book and the first edition of Emma on the same terms: each was published at the author's expense, with profits to the author after payment of a 10 per cent commission to the publisher. In keeping with Murray's stated views on edition sizes, 2,000 copies were printed. Emma is the only one of Jane Austen's novels to bear a dedication, unwillingly made, to the Prince Regent, the arrangement of which generated a richly comic correspondence between the author and the Prince Regent's librarian.

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