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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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        POWER OF ATTORNEY for letting selling and managing Estates at Rochdale in Lancashire. The Rt Hon Lord Byron to The Hon Douglas Kinnaird and John Hanson Esquire.

      12th April 1816 - 3 pages, folded with slight splits where creased. This manuscript is a conformed copy, i.e. a copy of the executed original. Byron left London on 23rd April and England on 25th April 1816, leaving Kinnaird and Hanson in charge of his Rochdale estates. Price inc VAT

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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

      John Murray, London 1816 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      1816 - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row, 1816. 4to. Later half morocco, raised bands to spine, lettered in gilt; pp. xxx, 423; hand-coloured frontispiece of "Sindian Foot Soldiers in their War Dress", large folding map in purpose-made rear-pocket; minor wear to extremities, outer margins of title and dedication leaf excised and now expertly restored, only very lightly spotted in places only; provenance: from the Oriental Club (founded in 1824) with their stamp in gilt at foot of spine, their early (probably first) inkstamp to preliminaries, early 20th-century bookplate inside front cover. First edition. When John Malcolm's mission to Persia was postponed, Pottinger and Captain Charles Christie were granted permission to explore the country between India and Persia. Disguised as natives, they left Bombay on 2 January 1810 by sea for Sind and by land to Khelát. Though recognised as Europeans and, moreover, as members of the embassy, they successfully reached NúshkÃ, near the Afghan-Baluchistan border. From there Christie turned northward whilst Pottinger travelled westward, the two meeting up at Isfahan. Christie, instructed to remain there, met his death at the hands of the Russians in 1812. Pottinger returned to Bombay via Baghdad and Bussorah, reaching the city in February 1811. His account of the mission appears in the present work, which has become rather uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vathek. From the Original French

      Published by M. Carey, Philadelphia 1816 - First American edition, from the third London edition, revised and corrected. Translated by Samuel Henley. 16mo. 234pp. Original printed paper covered boards. Two contemporary or very early owner's names (from the same family), paper lacking from the bottom 1/2" of the spine, bound without pages 197-200 (S2), some modest overall rubbing on the boards, some foxing in text, overall a sound and tight, very good copy. A gothic novel with fantastic elements, the 9th Century Caliph Vathek renounces Islam and attempts to gain supernatural powers. Exceptionally uncommon and a remarkable survivor, rare in boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        GOETHE'S THEATER EN 12 TOMES NUMEROTES DE 1 A 12.

      BAUER 1816 - ROD0121960: 12 TOMES : 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+10+11+12 : environ 250 pages par tome. Dos à 4 nerfs. Epidermures. 4 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. OUVRAGES EN ALLEMAND GOTHIQUE. TOME 1 (FAUFT) + TOME 2 (MALPURGIS, DIE LAUNE DES BERLIEBTEN, DIE NATURLICHE TOCHTER) + TOME 3 (TORQUATO LAFFO) + TOME 4 (MAHOMET, TANCRED) + TOME 5 (VOK VON BERLICHINGEN) + TOME 6 (PANDORA'S MIEDERFUNFT, STELLA, SLAVIGO) + TOME 7 (EGMONT, DER BURGER, PALAEOPHRON UND NEOTERPE) + TOME 8 (IPHIGENIE AUF TAURIS, DIE MITFDULDIGEN, DIE KEFCHMIFTER) + TOME 9 (CLAUDINE VON BILLA BELLA, ERMIN UND ELMIRE, FERN UND BATELN) + TOME 10 (LILA, DIE FIFCHERINN, SCHERZ, DER ZAUBERFLOTE ZMENTER THEIL) + TOME 11 (DER GROB, DER ERIUMPH DER EMPFINDFAMFEIT) + TOME 12 (MAS MIR BRINGEN, ELPENOR, DIR BOGEL, RUNFTLERS ERBEZ MALLEN, RUNFTLERS UPOTHEOFE, BAHRDT, PUPPENFPIEL, FAFTNACHTSFPIEL). In-16 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos très frotté. Rousseurs Classification Dewey : 430-Langues germaniques. Allemand [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        mizushi/Kurodana No Maki Ken Kodogu

      1816 - Embossed dark blue wrappers with calligraphic strip on front cover, bound with string , with double leaves in the Japanese manner; contained in folding case with bone clasps.Twenty four page manuscript and watercolor booklet created in 1816 by Hanzo Inagaki (name on red seal on colophon) of ornamental cabinets and shelves and the coordinating boxes to display on them.Apparently an inventory copying an earlier work on this small furniture of a samurai household, often the trousseau of daimyou brides. A miniature cabinet shrine, zushi was used to store the writing materials and books of court nobles since the Heian period. Boxes for cosmetics, writing materials and incense displayed on the shelves were coordinated to match. The shelves and boxes are in yellow watercolor with touches of coral in decoration and ties. The book ends with several pages of archaic calligraphy and a colophon. Size: Tall 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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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        Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo; or Dictionary of America & West Indies; collated with all the most recent authorities and composed chiefly from scarce and original documents, for that work, by A. Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent [with] The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies, Containing an Entire Translation of the Spanish work of Colonel Don Antonio de Lacedo. with large additions and complications.

      [atlas] Printed by George Smeeton, 1816; [text] James Carpenter, [1812-1815]., London, - The Earl of Lonsdale's copy of Thompson's Alcedo Folio, (660 by 525mm) small format index leaf mounted on front pastedown (otherwise mounted on guards throughout), five wall maps, hand-coloured in outline, by Aaron Arrowsmith, on nineteen double-page or folding engraved sheets, each numbered on a small early paper label pasted to the verso of each sheet ("North America" on three sheets [numbered "I"- "III"]; "United States" on four sheets ["IV"-"VII"]; "Mexico" on four sheets ["VIII"-"XI"]; "West Indies" on two sheets ["XII"-"XIII"]; "South America" on six sheets ["XIV"-"XIX"]), full calf, with blind stamp coat of arms of Hugh Cecil Earl of Lonsdale, to upper board, spine in eight compartments separated by raised bands, gilt; [with] Five volumes, quarto (270 by 210mm), 2pp. preliminary list of subscribers in first volume, contemporary calf, with blind stamp coat of arms of Hugh Cecil Earl of Lonsdale, to upper board gilt, spine in six compartment separated by raised bands gilt. The Londsdale copy of the most important printed atlas of the Americas of its time, containing foundation wall maps of the region by the greatest British cartographer of his generation. The atlas is accompanied by a lovely first edition set of the text of Thompson's translation and expansion of Alcedo's classic work on the Americas. "Aaron Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to the King of England and Geographer to the Prince of Wales, was the most influential and espected map publisher of the first quarter of the nineteenth century. His role in cartographic production was to gather the best information available from a wide variety of sources, weigh the relative merits of conflicting data, and compile from this the most accurate depiction possible of an area. Arrowsmith accomplished this synthesis better than any other commercial map maker of his day and, as a result, his maps were the most sought after and highly prized on three continents" (Martin and Martin). Arrowsmith specialized in large multi-sheet maps. These were generally separately issued and are now very scarce. His five great wall maps of the Americas were particularly well received and became "foundation or prototype maps of the area and were extensively copied by other publishers" (Tooley). These five wall maps were of North America (first published in 1795), the United States (1796), the West Indies (1803), Mexico (1810), and South America (1810). They were generally republished many times, as new information became available. Thomas Jefferson considered the 1803 edition the best map of the continent in print at the time, and it was used extensively in planning Lewis and Clark's expedition (1805-06). Likewise, the 1814 edition of North America (offered here) was the first map to make use of Lewis and Clark's map of the same year, and the first to combine Lewis and Clark and Zebulon Pike's data onto one map. The present atlas is an early version with the following maps: 1) A Map Exhibiting all the New Discoveries in the Interior Parts of North America.A. Arrowsmith.January 1st 1795 Additions to 1811 Additions to June 1814. 2) A Map of the United States of America Drawn from a number of Critical Researches By A. Arrowsmith.Jan 1st 1796. Additions to 1815. 3) A New Map of Mexico and adjacent provinces compiled from original documents by A. Arrowsmith.5th October 1810. Additions to 1815. 4) Chart of the West Indies and Spanish Dominions in North America by A. Arrowsmith. 1803. Additions to 1815. 5) Outlines of the Physical and Political Divisions of South America: Delineated by A. Arrowsmith partly from scarce and original documents published before the year 1806 but principally from manuscript maps & surveys made between the years 1771 and 1806. Corrected from accurate astronomical observations to 1810.Published 4th January 1811. Additions to 1814. Index to atlas mounted on front pastedown. Lowndes I, 26; James C. Martin and Robert Sidney Martin, Maps of Texas and the Southwest 1513-1900 (Texas: Texa [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        Hand-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde nach dem neuesten Zustande und über das Weltgebäude. Hg. und mit C. G. Reichard gemeinschaftlich ausgearbeitet von A. Stieler. Fünf und siebzig [hier gestochenes Titelblatt mit dem Plan von Gotha, die bildliche Übersicht und 72 grenzkolorierte] Karten, nebst einem [hier fehlenden] Heft Vorbemerkungen und Erläuterungen

      Gotha: Jusuts Pertes -31 1816 - 74 Blatt. Halbleder der Zeit mit aufgezogenem orig. Broschurumschlagdeckel (berieben und bestoßen, teils, die Kanten stark, beschabt, die Kapitale mit Fehlstellen, das Titelblatt mit Quetschfalte, die Innengelenke angebrochen, etwas, vor allem die Ränder der Karten, stockfleckig, vier Karten mit unterlegten Randrissen, sonst ordentliches Exemplar) Quer-4°. Erste vollständige Ausgabe des legendären Atlas, wie stets in Plano. Es fehlen die Karten 30, 31 und 38 B, dafür ist die Karte 40 zwei Versionen vorhanden (1820 & 1828). - Vgl. Espenhorst AS 66ff und PP I, 224ff [jeweils ausführlich]. 3450 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Emma:

      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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        \"Ein Knabe von Andechs\", sitzend auf einer Weide, links und rechts Ziegen.

       Kreidelithographie von Lorenz Quaglio, datiert 1816, 26 x 21 cm. Maillinger I, 2984; Winkler 642, 34. - Inkunabel der Lithographie. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern, Trachten

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        \"Schloß von Burghausen\". Teil der Burg mit vierfach gekröpftem Turmvorsprung, viereckigem Zinnenturm und Torturm sowie bewachsenen Burgmauern, an denen zwei Edelleute und ein Falkner entlangreiten.

       Kreidelithographie von Simon Quaglio, 1816, 31 x 23,5 cm. Winkler 643,2; Maillinger I,3000; Lentner 7326: \"Seltenes, dekoratives Blatt\". - Inkunabel der Lithographie. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        \"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\". - Sehr breitrandig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Précis élémentaires des maladies réputées chirurgicales.

      Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1816. ____ Première édition. Exemplaire de prix "descerné à Mr. Martin dans le concours de 1837 à la faculté de médecine de Montpellier." Signé de Ca.. doyen de la faculté. *-------*. 3 volumes in-8. Collation : (4), XVI, 695/(4), 611/(4), 763 pp. Demi-chagrin brun, dos orné. (Reliure moderne.).

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        Observations connected with Astronomy and Ancient History, sacred and profane, on the Ruins of Babylon,: as recently visited and described by Claudius James Rich, Esq., Resident for the East India Company at Baghdad.

      1816-18, London Printed for the author 1816 - The Rev. Thomas Maurice, author of Indian Antiquities, was Assistant Librarian at the British Museum. This book was privately published. The plates are: The supposed Ruins of the Tower of Babel; Ancient Inscription on the Walls of Persepolis, &c; The Great Pagoda of Tanjore; A Mexican Temple to the Sun and Moon. Sir Robert, 'floating Bob', Preston made his first fortune in the naval service of the East India Company; his second in insurance and ship-owning. Sir Walter Scott said of him "he is as big as two men and eats like three". His fine house in Downing Street later became the Colonial Office. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. First edition Two works in one volumes, 4to, pp. [iv], viii, 164, [v (postscript. list of subscribers and advertisement)], 4 engraved plates. With, tipped in, a short letter from the author presenting this copy to Sir Robert Preston in Downing Street.

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        Emma: A Novel. In three volumes. By the Author of "Pride and Prejudice," &c. &c.

      London: for John Murray, 1816 - 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. Gilson A8; Keynes 8; Sadleir 62d; Garside & Schöwerling 1816:16. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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