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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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        Viaggio di Signor Pallas in Diverse Province dell'Imperio Russo Sino ai Confini della China Compendiati dal Cav. Compagnoni Con tavole in rame colorate (5 Vols.) [nella serie intitotita "Raccolta di Viaggi Dopo Quelli di Cook" esequita tanto per mare quanto per terra, e non pubblicati fin ora in lingua italiana]

      Milano: Tipografia Sonzogno e Comp., 1816. First Edition thus. Wraps. Very Good. 12mo. (18 by 11 cm.) Five volumes. With 22 plates, most hand-colored.This is the first Italian version of Pallas' travels to Russia. The costume plates are richly colored and lovely. The leaves have a nice rag content and are thus quite clean, even uncommonly so, compared to most Italian publications of the early nineteenth century. The work is complete as of itself; it is a part of a larger series of travel journals translated into Italian at the time. In this series, this book constitutes Tomo XIII. This copy has the original wraps. These have creases and soiling. Still, they can be regarded as well-preserved and of interest from the perspective of publishing practices of the era.

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        Manuel du Tourneur, 3 vols

      Paris: Hamelin - Bergeron, 1816 Second Enlarged Edition. A fine copy. 4to.,. There are 96 plates (with 72 color specimen illus. on 8 plates.) A superbly illus. manual of the art and craft of creating ornate mechanical shapes for decoration, industry, and practical application. The wood specimen plates, hand colored to simulate the grains and surface character of various wood used in furniture and decoration, are superb. The text extends the range of Plumier's treatise (1701) through the modern era encompassing the evolution of style and technology through the 18th century to the threshold of the industrial revolution. There is very little that is omitted from Bergeron's text. In addition to wood he examines metal working, metal alloys, enamels, decorative use of exotic materials, e.g., ivory, design problems, and offers instructions in the use of tools. The illustrations are a treasury of design elements for all kinds of usefull objects ranging from clocks to musical instruments and furniture. The book is a superb compendium of technical and craft information. An excellent decorative arts reference. The second edition, offered here, is considered the best; Brunet goes out of his way to mention that the first edition of 1792 is definitely ' inferior ' to the second; an unusual comment from this normally reticent commentator and bibliographer. The copy offered here is in exceptional condition.

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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. No Dust Jacket hardcover Ex-Library. Acceptable

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        Der Zahnarzt für das schöne Geschlecht.

      Mainz, Kupferberg, 1816.. Kl.-Oktav. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz. XIV S., 2 Bl., 176 S., 2 Bl. Fragmente einer Broschur der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe einer außerordentlich seltenen Schrift über Zahnheilkunde aus dem beginnenden Biedermeier. - Hirsch II, 673. - Jean Francois Gallette (1774 - 1838) wurde nach Ausübung verschiedener Funktionen 1813 Stadtzahnarzt im damals noch französischen Mainz und avancierte zum Hofzahnarzt verschiedener europäischer Fürstlichkeiten. Das vorliegende Werk hat einen ernsten Hintergrund, den Gallette in seinem Vorwort selber nennt: die Nachlässigkeit in der Zahnpflege, die nach Hilfe oft erst suchen ließ, wenn es bereits zu spät war. Der Leitfaden setzt daher schon beim Säugling an und begleitet "dies zarte Geschöpf" durch alle Phasen seines Lebens: als Kind, als Mädchen, Jungfrau, Gattin und Mutter. Die Unterscheidung der Zahnpflege "für den Mund junger Frauenzimmer bis zu ihrer Verheirathung" und der "Sorgfalt für denselben während der Ehe" mutet heute etwas sonderbar an. Im Widmungsgedicht "An die Frauen" weiß Gallette die Notwendigkeit seiner Kunst sehr wohl anzupreisen: "...Der Ekel nur kann schnell die Liebe tödten/ Doch wenn ein Lächeln Perlenzähne zeigt/ Dann mag die Lippe schweigen oder reden/ Sie überredet dann auch, wenn sie schweigt". - Vorderdeckel fehlt, Rücken und Rückdeckel (mit einem Ornament verziert) sind vorhanden. Geknickt; Frontispiz mit Wasserfleck; S. 133 und S. 143 mit kleinerem Ausriß am unteren Rand (kein Textverlust); teils unbeschnitten; stellenweise finger- und stockfleckig.

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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 Regenerati

      London Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy 1816. VG : in very good condition with marbled eps. Some browning to eps and offsetting. Teg 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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        Christabel: Kubla Khan, a vision; The pains of sleep

      London: John Murray, 1816. Tall octavo; text clean and bright, edges trimmed slightly; fine copy in full tan calf, gilt, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. In Xanadu. A beautiful copy of this important book: first edition, with the half-title but without the advertisement leaves. &#39;Coleridge alone among English writers is in the front rank at once as poet, as critic and as philosopher&#39; (DNB). His reputation rests partly on his efforts to represent the supernatural in verse; the centrepiece of this slim volume is certainly Kubla Khan, which famously is reputed to have come to the poet in an opium dream. Drenched in erotic imagery, it is a hymn to creativity and the Orient. This is one of his most important poems and it neatly illustrates the guiding principles of his poetry: that it be &#39;simple, sensuous, passionate&#39;. Christabel and The Pains of Sleep round out the volume.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. J. Walch, "Karte der Königreiche Ungarn, Galizien, Sclavonien, Croatien und des Großfürstenthums Siebenbürgen".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1816, 47 x 56. Szantai, Atlas Hungaricus, Walch 3. - Zeigt auch Galizien und Siebenbürgen.

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        Die Baronessen Werner, Wellenheim, Schweigert und Woters, geb. Comtessen Kielmannsegg.

      um 1816/17. Lithographie, um 1816/17, auf chamoisfarbenem Bütten. Darstellungsgröße 30,3:40,2 cm, Blattgröße 38:53 cm. Dargestellt sind die vier Schwestern in halbfigürlichen Porträts - sie halten sich mit den Armen umschlungen - vor landschaftlichem Hintergrund. Literatur: H. Schwarz: Die Anfänge der Lithographie in Österreich, Wien/Köln/Graz 1988, S. 174, Nr. 2 II. - Ausgezeichneter Abdruck mit der Schrift, mit breitem Rand, der unten etwas ungleichmäßig geschnitten ist.. Joseph Schönschütz, der ein Studium an der Wiener Akademie begann, schlug 1813 die militärische Laufbahn ein. Er war Offizier in der österreichischen Armee und kam mit der Okkupationsarmee 1814 nach Oberitalien und 1815 nach Frankreich. 1821-1825 war er als Mitglied der Besatzungstruppen in Neapel stationiert. Bereits während seiner Dienstzeit arbeitete Schönschütz als Bildnismaler und Lithograph. Zudem war er als Lithograph für die Druckerei G. Engelmann in Mühlhausen, später für Ch.Ph. de Lasteyrie du Saillant in Paris tätig.

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        Der freiwillige Jäger - Abschied eines jungen Freiwilligen von seinem Vater.

      1816. 2 Blatt Pinselzeichnungen in Braun über Bleistift, mit brauner Linie umrandet, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, 1 Blatt links unten signiert "M. Retzsch del.", rechts unten datiert "Fec. 1816". 10,3 x 8,6 cm.. Illustrationen für den Großherzoglichen Hessischen Hofkalender von Heger und Liske, Darmstadt, 1816. Eine zweite signierte Fassung der Darstellung ist abgebildet in Auktionskatalog von D. Schneider-Henn, München, 13.06.1996, Biedermeier und Romantik, Nr. 1034.

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        Nuova Raccolta di cinquanta costumi pittoreschi.

      Nicola Di Antoni & Ignazio Pavon Rome 1816 - Landscape folio (27 x 36.5cm), engraved title-page, 50 engraved plates; light spotting throughout. Contemporary vellum, spine with brown label. Fresh copy of the first edition of this work by the prolific Pinelli (1771-1835), well representative of his charming style. Colas 2378; Lipperheide 1263. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        On the Fire-damp of Coal mines, and on Methods of Lighting the Mines to as to Prevent Its Explosion WITH An Account of an Invention for Giving Light in Explosive Mixtures of Fire-damp in Coal mines, By Consuming the Fire-Damp

      London: W. Bulmer and Co, 1816. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. vi,[2],366,[8-index] pages. 4to. Ex-institutional library copy bound in red buckram with bookplates on front paste down, white lettering on spine panel and embossed stamp on title page. Binding cracked at pages 2/3 otherwise sound. Light browning to the base of the plate for this article, and stain to outer corner. Entire volume is generally bright, clean with wide margins. Offered in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for the Year MDCCCXVI, part I, pages 1-22 (the article includes one fold-out plate) and pages 23-24. The entire volume 106. Cloth. Contains both the first description of Sir Humphrey Davy&#39;s fire-safety lamp for mining as well as an account of the invention addressing the issue. The new lamp allowed mining without fear of explosions from exposed flames, and was a major safety enhancement that allowed the industry to expand. "A disastrous mine explosion in England in 1813 led to the formation of a society to study the nature of these accidents and appeal to scientists to propose remedial measures. Their first report was issued in 1815 and prompted Davy, Stephenson and others to devise their safety lamps. The Davy lamps consisted of enclosing the lamp in metal gauze, and thereby lowering the ignition point of methane, the chief constituent of "fire-damp", the explosive gas in coal mines." (Dibner). "Science historian L. Pierce Williams has said that Davy&#39;s invention of the safety lamp for miners was a result of one of the most beautiful series of experiments in history..." "&#39;It was one of the earliest and most dramatic illustrations...of the aid that science could offer to the rapidly developing industries of England.&#39;" (Hoover #255) Other articles in the volume by Davy, Brewster, Herschel, Babbage and other luminaries of the time, including another Davy article discussing: "Farther [ sic ] experiments on the combustion of explosive mixtures confined by wire-gauze, with some observations on flame". Various other plates illustrating other articles in the volume. Dibner&#39;s Herald&#39;s of Science 181. Norman 611. Bibliotheca Herbert Clark Hoover #255.

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        Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de L'Amerique; avec 19 planches, dontplusieurs colorées. Tome I - II

      Paris, J. Smith 1816. Large 8vo. (1), 393 + (4), 411, (3) pp. Contemp. pink boards. Uncut. Nice set

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        Baden bei Wien

      . Wir Vorsteher und sämmtlicher Meister des kaiser-königl. privilegirten Handwerks der Zimmerleute in der landesfürstlichen Stadt Baaden in Niederoesterreich... Kupferstich n. D. Weis. Baden 1816 39 x 52 cm (Plattenrand) - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Stopp X, A 1.2.- Sehr selten! - Einzige Handwerkskundschaft v. Baden mit einer Gesamtansicht der Stadt um 1790 (ca.10 x 46 cm).- Tls. etw. fleckig, kl. hinterlegte Fehlstellen in den Faltungen.

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        Christabel: Kubla Khan, a vision; The pains of sleep

      John Murray, London 1816 - Tall octavo; text clean and bright, edges trimmed slightly; fine copy in full tan calf, gilt, by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. In Xanadu. A beautiful copy of this important book: first edition, with the half-title but without the advertisement leaves. 'Coleridge alone among English writers is in the front rank at once as poet, as critic and as philosopher' (DNB). His reputation rests partly on his efforts to represent the supernatural in verse; the centrepiece of this slim volume is certainly Kubla Khan, which famously is reputed to have come to the poet in an opium dream. Drenched in erotic imagery, it is a hymn to creativity and the Orient. This is one of his most important poems and it neatly illustrates the guiding principles of his poetry: that it be 'simple, sensuous, passionate'. Christabel and The Pains of Sleep round out the volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An historical account of the British army, and of the law military, as declared by the ancient and modern statutes, and articles of war for its government : with a free commentary on the Mutiny Act, and the rules and articles of war ...; illustrated by various decisions of courts martial

      London : printed and sold by William Clowes, Northumberland-Court, Strand, 1816. 1st Edition. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title and author indications. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. Referenced by: NSTC 2S3445. Physical desc.: xvi, 734, [2] p. ; 8°. Notes: With a 2-page advertisement.

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        EMMA. A Novel. In Three Volumes. FIRST EDITION.

      London, John Murray, 1816.FIRST EDITION 1816, 3 volumes, complete set, 12mo, approximately 175 x 100 mm, 7 x 4 inches, pages: (4), 322; (2), 351, (1); (4), 363, (1) - advert, Volumes I and II bound without half - title, all volumes lacking final blank leaf, uniformly rebound in quarter blue morocco over blue marbled sides, gilt dividing lines, raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt lettered red morocco title labels, edges on Volume I have old faded marbling suggesting a mixed set, new endpapers. Volume I: minute piece missing from lower corner of title page, slight light foxing to title page, browning and thumbing to early pages, a little sporadic light browning and spotting to margins throughout, some times encroaching on text without loss, closed tear across page 315 has neat old repair, no loss; Volume II: faint early name in old ink at top of title page, occasional faint browning to margins or small light stain, small brown ink smudge in margin of page 60, small piece missing from upper inner corner of page 167, no loss of text, lower margin torn off page 169, no loss of text, another small piece torn off lower margin of page 191; no loss of text; Volume III: occasional small pale stains, chiefly to margins, occasional faint browning, small pale damp stain to lower margins of pages 73 - 96, some tiny indentations to lower margins of pages 327 - 338., 1 page just slightly protruding . A very good attractive set. See: David Gilson, Bibliography of Jane Austen, page 61, A8. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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, et al., 1816.Two volumes, complete set, 1816. 12 mo, approximnately 130 x 70 mm, 5 x 2¾ inches, frontispieces and vignettes on extra engraved title pages, pages: xxxii, 468; xvi, 488, both half - titles present, rebound in full green morocco, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, single gilt rule and single blind decoration to edges of covers, marbled endpapers, edges stained green to match, marbled endpapers and housed in a plain green slip case. Pale age - browning to frontispieces and engraved titles, Volume 1 has a long closed tear neatly repaired to preliminary leaf viii, no loss of text, some pages between 98 and 120 bound out of order, but all present, occasional very small pale spot, otherwise a very clean attractive set. This edition is the first publication of Malory's Morte d'Arthur since the Stansby edition of 1634. See: Barry Gaines, Sir Thomas Malory, An Anecdotal Bibliography of Editions 1485 - 1985, page 13 - 16. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Hamburgs Bürger-Bewaffnung in fünf und dreissig Figuren dargestellt. Mit 22 kolorierten Kupferstichtafeln.

      Hamburg, Giovanni Noveletto, 1816.. Gr.-8°, 26 Blätter, späterer Halblederband mit zeitgenössischen marmorierten Buchdeckel-Bezügen. Buchblock mehrfach etwas angebrochen und gelockert, ganz wenige Flecken. Gutes Exemplar..

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        A Complete Index to Martyn's large Map of the County of Cornwall, and of those parts of the County of Devon, which lie to the west of the River Tamar. To which is added a short account of the Archdeaconry of Cornwall.

      1816 - London, Printed by J. Liddell: and sold by Law and Whittaker, 1816. 8vo, half calf with marbled boards, spine in six compartments lettered in gilt, rubbed; title+ (ii)+95, errata slip tipped in at rear; old ink mss. copy of a letter by Thomas Martyn giving an account of his maps, dated &#145;March, 14th 1749&#146; on rear endpapers. A separately-published index to Martyn's nine-sheet map of Cornwall, originally published c. 1748. Such was its importance that there was sufficient interest in it to warrant this index nearly seventy years later.

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        The Universal Herbal; or Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary. Containing an Account of all the known Plants in the World, Arranged According to the Linnaean System. Specifying the Uses to which they are or may be Applied

      Liverpool: Nuttal Fisher & Co./Printed at the Caxton Press by Henry Fisher, 1816. Liverpool: Nuttal Fisher & Co./Printed at the Caxton Press by Henry Fisher, 1816. Title continuation: Whether as Food, as Medicine, or in the Arts and Manufactures. With the Best Methods of Propagation, and the Most Recent Agricultural Improvements. Collected from Indisputable Authorities. Adapted to the use of the Farmer, the Gardener, the Husbandman, the Botanist, the Florist, and Country Housekeepers in General. Individual plates dated from 1816-1820. 106 hand-colored botanical plates (each usually illustrating more than one plant). 2 colored frontispieces and 1 colored title page. Vol 1, 790 pages. Vol 2, 885 pages plus a list of plates. Prints are crisp with excellent color. Tight bindings with neatly done, old gutter reinforcement. Clean pages. Minor water stain to upper fore-edge corner of Vol 1 with corresponding discoloration of some leaves. Original full leather bindings have typical wear. Original red, black and gilt spine labels show some wear. An encyclopedia of plants and herbal knowledge augmented with cooking and gardening information. Plates are from original drawings of live plants as well as copies of famous botanical artists. See Great Flower Books, p58. A very presentable set that is uncommon to find with original endpapers and binding.. _. Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        DALMAN, JOHAN WILHELM [författare & respondent] & THUNBERG, CARL PETER [preses]. De narcoticis observationes.

      A.a. Uppsala, Zeipel et Palmblad, (1816). 4:o. (4),8 s. Modernt stänkdekorerat pappbd med blå titeletikett på främre pärmen. Fin inlaga.. Marklin Catalogus disputationum 171. Johan Wilhelm Dalman (1787-1828) avlade sin första avhandling under Thunberg redan 1807. Han var verksam vid Vetenskapsakademiens zoologiska museum och Karolinska institutet. Mest känd är han som entomolog

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        An Inquiry Into the Origin and Early History of Engraving, Upon Copper and in Wood, with an Account of Engravers and Their Works, From the Invention of Chalcogoraphy By Maso Finiguerra, to the Time of Marc Antonio Raimondi. 2 Volume Set.

      London, Printed for J. and A. Arch by J. McCreery 1816 - 2 Volumes. 22 engraved plates. Rebacked spine in modern cloth. Contemporary green leather to corner. Marbled boards. Good bindings and covers. Wear to extremities. Library bookplate on inside board. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning, toning. 1 folding plate is torn, but flap is present. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recollections of Italy, England and America

      Philadelphia - M. Carey, 1816. Philadelphia - M. Carey, 1816 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of travel memoirs from Francois de Chateaubriand, along with essays on literature and morality. Including chapters on Mont Blanc, English Literature, the island of Gracioza and much more. Condition: In a treecalf binding. Externally, sound, though rubbed, and with wear to the extremities. Front joint has failed, and board is detached, with rear joint cracked and tender (may detach in the post). Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some scattered foxing throughout. Overall: FAIR.

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        The World in Miniature, consisting of a Group of Figures for the Illustration of Landscape, Scenery

      , 1816. 1816. first edition. Forty Hand-Colored Etched Plates by Thomas RowlandsonROWLANDSON, Thomas. [The World in Miniature consisting of a Group of Figures for the Illustration of Landscape Scenery. Drawn and etched by Thomas Rowlandson. To Be Completed in Eight Monthly Parts. London: R. Ackermann, 1816]. First edition. Octavo (9 1/2 x 6 3/8 in; 242 x 182 mm). Forty hand-colored etched plates designed and etched by Rowlandson, several trimmed within platemark with slight loss to to plate number or imprint. Possibly bound without the letterpress title-page.Bound by F. Bedford (stamp-signed on verso of front endpaper) in later 19th century full calf with French fillets, gilt-rolled raised bands, gilt decorated and ornamented compartments. All edges gilt. With the armorial bookplates of Edward Henry Hill and Hon. John Wayland Leslie. Upper joint expertly and almost invisibly repaired. Chemised and housed in a 20th century quarter red morocco slipcase. Apart from the slight trimming to several plates this is a fine and fresh copy of an extremely rare color plate book.Not listed by Hardie, and not to be confused with The World in Miniature that Ackermann issued in 42 volumes 1821-1827. Conforms to description of 1816 edition in eight monthly parts in the Grolier Club Catalogue of books illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, 1916, no. 35. Copies were subsequently bound up from the original parts and issued with a letterpress title dated 1817. Hand-colored copies of both issues are not easily found.Only three copies of this volume have come to auction within the last thirty-five years, all rebound, and one of the three with imprint and plate numbers trimmed as here. Less than ten copies located by OCLC/KVK in institutions worldwide. Very scarce.The plates illustrate taverns, racing, fishing, country life, boating, etc. and contain up to three scenes each.Of Rowlandson, "We are told of his aimless wandering about the country, of his indolence and dissipation, of his gambling and high living, and of the reprobation with which his habits of life were regarded by the good people of his day, but undoubtedly it is to these things that we are indebted for the marvelous record which he left of the England he knew, perhaps the most important contribution to our knowledge of the manners of the Englishman during the extraordinary years from 1780 to 1825" (Grolier Club).Grolier Club, Rowlandson, 35. Cf. Tooley 437 (citing only the 1817 eight volumes in one tome issue).

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        The Angler&#39;s Guide, being a complete practical Treatise on Angling: containing the whole Art of Trolling, Bottom and Float-Fishing, Fly-Fishing, and Trimmer-Angling, for Sea, River and Pond Fish; founded on Forty Years&#39; Practice. The Fourth Edition

      T. Tegg, 1816. T. Tegg, 1816. 8vo., Fourth Edition, with a wood-engraved frontispiece, a wood-engraved plate and 33 woodcut illustrations (5 full-page including a map of the Thames) in the text, frontispiece and title mildly age-stained, some very light and occasional spotting to text; contemporary half calf, marbled boards, back with six flat gilt rules, second compartment lettered in gilt, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, fore-edges a little dusty else a most attractive copy in period binding. The engraved plate shows hooks baited for trolling; the full-page engravings depict an epitaph in Stepney Church, sniggling apparatus, mackerel and bank-fishing. The work includes a glossary of terms. The first edition of this angling classic appeared in 1814. Second and third editions, respectively expanded, appeared in the following year. &#39;This edition contains a new method of fishing for salmon in the River Lea, which has been attended with much success, and called by the author dragging or snatching for salmon&#39;. (Author&#39;s Preface). SCARCE IN ANY CONDITION. Westwood & Satchell, p.186. . Catalogs: sports & pastimes: angling.

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