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        A New and Correct Plan of the City of Bath.

      [Bath]: H. Godwin, [c. 1816].. Plan dimensions 44 x 52.5 cm, margins trimmed close to neatline as issued. A detailed and striking folding plan of Bath, orientated with north towards the right edge, on a scale of approximately 13½ inches to one mile. The city crest to the upper left corner and with the title to the lower left within a vignette illustration of the Royal Crescent. Dissected into 12 sections and mounted on linen, folds into original marbled paper slipcase with the publisher's printed label to the upper board. An excellent example. Only three copies referenced on Copac, all in the British Library, with dates between 1810 and 1825 and either published by C. or H. Godwin.

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        The Principles of Population and Production, as they are affected by the Progress of Society; with a view to moral and political consequences

      London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, etc., 1816. Modern marbled boards with calf spine. New endpapers. Octavo. Errata at the foot of last page, and ads on verso. Pp. 454-9 bound upside down. Ink numerical stamp on last page. A very good, clean copy. A provocative attack on Malthus. Weyland's controversial contribution to population advocated an increase in population as a counterbalance to the flight of people from rural to urban life. Malthus, while having only a limited regard for Weyland, was sufficiently provoked to publish a lengthy reply in the fifth edition of his Essay on Population (1817). "In 1816 Weyland followed up his pamphlets with a volume of nearly 500 pages to show why he thought population needed encouraging … According to Malthus, "Mr. Weyland really appears to have dictated this book with his eyes blindfolded and his ears stopped. I have a great respect for his character and intentions; but I must say it has never been my fortune to meet with a theory so uniformly contradicted by experience" (James, Population Malthus, pp 372/3).

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        EMMA. A Novel. In Three Volumes

      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: pages 9-16 were missing and have been inserted from another identical copy, 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. Gilson, Bibliography, page 61, A8. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Almindelig morskabslæsning i Danmark och Norge igjennem aarhundreder.

      Köpenhamn, Thieles bogtrykkeri, 1816. 8:o. XXVIII,313,(14) s. Trevligt nära samtida hfrbd med guldornerad och blindpressad rygg samt grönstänkta snitt. Främre pärmen blekt överst. En bra inlaga med ställvisa smärre fuktfläckar i övre marginalen. Några tråkiga småfläckar på s. 285-90. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris.. Bibliotheca danica IV:552. Fiske Icelandic collection s. 431. Rääf samlade själv på folkskrifter och skillingtryck, huvuddelen av hans samling av sådana tryck skänktes till Kungliga biblioteket

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        Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition

      VG : in very good condition with marbled edges. Neatly rebacked Limited to 250 copies Leather cover with gilt motif of Society of Writers to the Signet 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xvi, 373pp. 8 plain and 11 hand coloured plates with engravings and woodcuts in the text. Includes list of subscribers. Contents comprise Section I on 'The Origin of Cards'; Section II- 'The Xylographic and Tyographic Arts as connected with the History of Cards and Section III 'On Some of the Principal Games at Cards'. Includes an appendix of 15 essays.

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        Vita del Cav. Giambattista Bodoni tipografo italiano e catalogo cronologico delle sue edizioni. -

      Parma, Stamp. Ducale, 1816.2 voll. In-4. Legatura originale in cartonatura arancione, tassello con titolo sui dorsi; cerniere un po' usate. Due antiporte allegoriche, una con il ritratto del Bodoni. (6), III, (3), 231 pp.; (6), IX, (3), 252 pp.; internamente fresco esemplare con barbe. Edizione originale della prima bio-bibliografia del celebre tipografo. Il De Lama fu un buon amico del Bodoni e la sua opera è tuttora indispensabile per gli studiosi di edizioni bodoniane. Bigmore & Wyman I, 69. Birrell & Garnett 195. Brooks 1170 e p. XI: «De Lama's book is and must remain the basis of all work on Bodoniana...». First edition. With 2 engr. frontispieces. Original orange boards, paper label on spines, a little worn; internally fresh and uncut.

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        Traité de la Législation Criminelle en France, dédiée à Sa Grandeur Monseigneur Dambray, Chancelier de France (2 Tomes - Complet) [ Edition originale ]

      De l'Imprimerie Royale, Chez l'Auteur et Chez Déterville 1816 2 vol. in-4 reliure de l'époque demi-maroquin vert, De l'Imprimerie Royale, Chez l'Auteur et Chez Déterville, Paris, 1816, 4 ff. (faux-titre, titre, dédicace), xlviij-665 pp. et 2 ff. (faux-titre et titre), 733 pp. Edition originale. Rare et bel exemplaire élégamment relié de l'édition originale, imprimée sur beau vergé (supra libris Hré Tessier, légers frott. en plats). Camus & Dupin, 1819, 1599 : "Cet ouvrage est cité avec éloge dans le volume intitulé "Lois sur lois". Français

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        Napoleon's Mounted Chasseurs on a Campaign

      1816. Two oil paintings on canvas; approximately 10 x 13 inches or 25 x 32 cm. In contemporary wood gilt frames, with a label pasted onto the back of each canvas dated 1816 and signed, "C. M". These unidentified works depict French cavalry officers -- Napoleon's mounted Chasseurs of the Imperial Guard or mounted Red Lancers -- on one of the 1812-14 Napoleonic campaigns across Europe. One depicts the mounted officers in the foreground bringing up the rear of a column of soldiers advancing with a covered wagon crossing over a stone bridge in a European valley at dawn. The other depicts the same column of soldiers and wagons at rest along a river in front of a stone building, with the mounted officers in the foreground overlooking the scene. There is moderate soiling to the canvas and frame, which can easily be cleaned; else fine with no visible cracks to the pigments. A very fine pair of paintings in the manner of Hippolyte Lecomte (1781-1857), who painted many similar scenes of the Napoleonic wars, and also of Louis Lejeune (1775-1848); Charles Thevenin (1764-1838); and Nicolas Antoine Taunay (1755-1838). .

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      presso Francesco Bernucca 1816 Bellissima veduta del Duomo (mm. 312x407, più i margini), disegnata dal vero da Federico Lose ed incisa all?acquatinta da Carolina Lose, sotto passe-partout. Nella leggenda: Questo meraviglioso Monumento che conta l?opera di presso che cinque secoli ha in estensione interna la lunghezza di metri 148,486. eguale a 488. piedi di Londra, la larghezza maggiore di metri 88,249. pari a 289.7 1/2. d.ti, e l?altezza del pavimento alla maggiore sommità metri 108,576. eguale a 356.6 1/2. d.ti ed a una Cupola vastissima a cui è sovrapposta una guglia di altezza metri 53.842. pari a 176.6. detti. Ben conservata.

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        Monographie des Melastomacées, comprenant toutes les plantes de cet ordre recueillies jusqu'à ce jour, et notamment au Mexique, dans l'île de Cuba, dans les provinces de Caracas, de Cumana et de Barcelone, aux Andes de la Nouvelle Grenade, de Quito et du Pérou, et sur les bords du Rio Negro, de l'Orénoque et de la rivière des Amazones. MELASTOMES & [vol. II:] REXIES.

      Paris, Librairie Grecque-Latine-Allemande/Gide fils, 1816-1823. 2 volumes. Folio (490 x 340mm). pp. (12), vi, 142, (4); (8), ii, 158, (2), with 120 fine colour-printed engraved plates and finished by hand. Contemporary half calf, richly gilt decorated spines, with 6 raised bands, red and green gilt-lettered labels and A.V. monogram (one volume with small skilful repair). First edition. These splendid monographs form part of Humboldt's 'Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du Nouveau Continent fait en 1799-1804'. "It is perhaps one of the grandest works on American Botany ever put forth" (Sabin). "The expedition to South America and Central America in the years 1799 to 1804 by Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) and Aimé Jacques Alexander von Bonpland (1773-1858) has long been accepted as the most important ever made to America, because its results, based upon study by many specialists of the immense quantity of specimens and observations relating to botany, zoology, geology, geography and history which they amassed with almost incredible industry and often under great difficulty, were... made available within a comparatively short time afterwards.... Humboldt and Bonpland journeyed into regions then little known or never before scientifically investigated" (Stearn, Humboldt and Bonpland's 'Voyage aux Régions équinoxiales'). The botanical section of the voyage consists of 6 sections, of which the present second section, here offered, is probably the most beautifully produced one. The complete account was published in 34 volumes (with about 1.200 plates) over a period of 25 years and cost about 780.000 French francs. The publication of this immense work was done in Paris where Cuvier, Gay-Lussac, Latreille, and many others co-operated with him. The beautiful plates of the here offered volumes are all printed in colour by the famous French printing establishment Langlois, after drawings by the leading French artists Poiteau and Turpin. "Pierre Turpin (1775-1840), who has been hailed as possibly the finest French natural botanical artist of his period, came from humble beginnings. He was the son of a poor artisan and learned the elements of drawing at the art school at Vire before enlisting in the batallion du Calvados at the age of fourteen. Pierre Poiteau (1766-1854) was a self-taught botanist and artist who spent his early career working as a gardener at the Jardin des Plantes where he made enough of an impression to be chosen to be sent to set up a botanic garden at Bergerac. This accomplished, he was next sent as a plant collector to Santo Domingo by the Jardin, where fate stepped in as he met and became friends with Turpin, who was stationed there with the French army. The friendship developed into an artistic collaboration which provided illustrations for some of the most elaborate botanical publications of the period including several of the botanical volumes depicting the discoveries made by Friedrich Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland in the course of their exploration of Central and South America from 1799 to 1804" (Stanley Johnston). Some very occasional offsetting. Provenance: The copy of the Archduke A(lbert) V(ictor) of Austria with his monogram A.V. on spines. Nissen BBI, 954; Sabin 33762 & 33763; Stafleu & Cowan 3142.

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        LE VITE DEGLI UOMINI ILLUSTRI, vol. I [[[]]marca tipograf. incisa[]], Padova, per Valentino Crescini, MDCCCXVI // Id., vol. II, id., MDCCCXVII. // Id., vol. III, id., id. // Id., vol. IV, id., id. // Id., vol. V, id., id. // Id., vol. VI, id., id. // Id., vol. VII, id., id. // Id., vol. VIII, id., id. // Id., vol. ix, id., MDCCCXVIII. // Id., vol. X, id., id. // Id., vol. XI, id., id. // Id., vol. XII, id., id. // Vite di uomini illustri tradotte da varie lingue da Bartolomeo Chiappa., vol. XIII, id., id.

      Crescini Valentino 1816-1818 13 voll. in 13 tomi BELLA EDIZIONE delle Vite di Plutarco nella traduzione di Girolamo Pompei (Verona 1731-1788). Brunet, IV 741; Graesse V, 370 Piccolo timbro di possesso sui risguardi, pregevoli medaglioni incisi all''inizio di ogni vita, finalini. Volumi solidi, puliti e con buoni margini

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      SONZOGNO 1816 12 VOLUMI. Ritratto e medaglie incise in rame. Legatura non coeva

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        Neues System der Mineralogie. Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzt von Dr. Chr. Gmelin und Prof. W. Pfaff.

      Nürnberg, Johann Leonard Schrag, 1816. 8vo (204 x 120 mm). pp. (2), 148, (2), (iv). Contemporary blue boards, label on spine. First published in Swedish in 1814. First German edition, of this famous mineralogical classic, a separate printing from 'Journal für Chemie und Physik', volume XV. 'In 1812 he received a gift of a large number of minerals which he later decided to classify. The methods of mineral classification existing at the time were based on appearance and physical properties. These seemed highly unsystematic to Berzelius. He concluded from his analytical experience that a logical classification could be based only on chemical composition. In his original system, first published in 1814, he arranged the minerals in terms of their basic constituents, although he later revised this and placed chief emphasis on the acid component. Like many of Berzelius' innovations, his system of mineral classification was at first received with some hostility, but this was gradually overcome. During his visit to Paris in 1818 he won the approval of Haüy, the leading mineralogist of the day, whose own system was based on physical properties' (DSB). Bartels, Feldmann & Oekentorp, Geologie und Bergbau im rheinisch-westfälischen Raum, 60.

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        La Pucelle d'Orléans, Poëme en vingt et un Chants.

      Stéréotype d'Herhan, Chez Antoine-Augustin Renouard 1816 1 vol. in-8 reliure plein veau noir, dos à 4 nerfs doré richement orné, plats estampés à froid avec quadruple filet doré d'encadrement sur plats, portant la mention en lettres d'or "Ernest à Marie", coupes et chasses ornées, toutes tranches dorées, reliure signée de Messier, Stéréotype d'Herhan, Chez Antoine-Augustin Renouard, Paris, 1816, 2 ff., 391 pp. avec 22 planches sous serpente hors texte par Moreau le Jeune Curieux exemplaire élégamment établi par Messier dans une belle reliure romantique de présent (avec l'ex-dono doré "Ernest à Marie"), bien complet des 22 gravures signalées par Quérard. Etat très satisfaisant (rel. lég. frottée, qq. rouss.). Quérard, X, 378-379 (il ne faut pas confondre avec le tirage in-12 avec le présent tirage au format in-8) Français

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        Grand atlas universel, ou collection de cartes encyprotypes, generales et detaillees des cinq parties du monde; ... par H. Brue ?

      A PARIS: CHEZ DESRAY, LIBRAIRE-EDITEUR, RUE HAUTEFEUILLE, N. 4, 1816 1816 A Paris: chez Desray, libraire-editeur, rue Hautefeuille, n. 4, 1816 In-folio imperiale 3 v. (6) 32 c. di tav. doppie geogr. ripieg. ; 5 c. di tav. geogr. doppie; 4 c. di tav. geogr. doppie. Legatura in mezzapelle con piatti in cartoncino editoriale: titoli incisi sul piatto frontale. Qualche arrossatura o gora ai margini di alcune tavole. Tavola 12, 13 e 15 rifilata. Alla prima tavola doppia, non numerata, (mappamondo in due emisferi) è presente il nome dell'autore. Seguono un mappamondo su un foglio doppio, un mappamondo su quattro fogli doppi, una carta dell'Europa su un foglio doppio, una carta dell'Europa su quattro fogli doppi, una carta della Francia su un foglio doppio, una carta del Regno di francia su quattro fogli doppi, una carta dell'Asia su un foglio doppio, una carta dell'Asia su quattro fogli doppi, una carta dell'Africa su un foglio doppio, una carta dell'Africa su quattro fogli doppi, una carta dell'America Settentrionale su un foglio doppio, una carta dell'America Settentrionale su quattro fogli doppi, una carta dell'America Meridionale su un foglio doppio, una carta dell'America Meridionale su quattro fogli doppi, una carta dell'Oceania su un foglio doppio, una carta dell'Oceania su quattro fogli doppi.Adrien-Hubert Brue (1786 - 1832) was a French cartographer active in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Brue held the office of Geographe du Roi and often signed his maps as such. In this position Brue contributed to thousands of maps and numerous atlases. Like most cartographers many of his maps were published posthumously and were common even several decades after his death.

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Année 1816 - Volume I - Tome Premier [ Tome 1 ] : Sur les Puissances réfractives et dispersives de certains liquides et des vapeurs qu'ils forment (Arago et Petit) ; Note sur le Principe colorant du sang des Animaux (Vauquelin) ; Expériences sur la combustion du Diamant et d'autres substances carbonacées (Humphry Davy) ; Observations sur l'oxidation de quelques métaux (Gay-Lussac) ; Relation de la chute d'une pierre météorique tombée dans les environs de Langres (Virey) ; Sur la hauteur relative des Niveaux de la mer Noire et de la mer Caspienne (Maurice d'Engelhardt et François Parrot) ; Tables des dilatations linéaires qu'éprouvent différentes substances depuis le terme de la congélation de l'eau jusqu'à celui de son ébullition d'après les expériences de MM. de Laplace, Lavoisier, Smeaton, Roy ; Description d'un nouveau Baromètre portatif (Gay-Lussac) ; Mémoire sur l'air inflammable des mines de charbon (Humphry Davy) ; Observations sur l'influence que le vent apporte dans la propagation du son (Delaroche) ; Note sur un phénomène remarquable qui s'observe dans la diffraction de la lumière (Arago) ; Sur les lois que l'on observe dans la distribution des formes végétales (Alex. de Humboldt) ; Mémoire sur la Diffraction de la lumière, où l'on examine particulièrement le phénomène des franges colorées que présentent les ombres des corps éclairés par un point lumineux (Fresnel) ; Essai d'une classification naturelle pour les Corps Simples (Ampère) ; Suite de l'Essai (Ampère) ; Sur les lampes de sûreté de Sir Humphry Davy ; Justification de la Théorie de M. Dalton, sur l'absorption des Gaz par l'eau, contre les conclusions de M. de Saussuren par M. John Dalton ; Sur les combinaisons de l'Azote avec l'Oxigène (Gay-Lussac) ; Sur la vertu électrique de quelques minéraux (M. Haüy)

      Crochard 1816 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage d'origine, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1816, 452 pp. avec 3 planches dépliantes hors texte . Contient notamment : Sur les Puissances réfractives et dispersives de certains liquides et des vapeurs qu'ils forment (Arago et Petit) ; Note sur le Principe colorant du sang des Animaux (Vauquelin) ; Expériences sur la combustion du Diamant et d'autres substances carbonacées (Humphry Davy) ; Observations sur l'oxidation de quelques métaux (Gay-Lussac) ; Relation de la chute d'une pierre météorique tombée dans les environs de Langres (Virey) ; Sur la hauteur relative des Niveaux de la mer Noire et de la mer Caspienne (Maurice d'Engelhardt et François Parrot) ; Tables des dilatations linéaires qu'éprouvent différentes substances depuis le terme de la congélation de l'eau jusqu'à celui de son ébullition d'après les expériences de MM. de Laplace, Lavoisier, Smeaton, Roy ; Description d'un nouveau Baromètre portatif (Gay-Lussac) ; Mémoire sur l'air inflammable des mines de charbon (Humphry Davy) ; Observations sur l'influence que le vent apporte dans la propagation du son (Delaroche) ; Note sur un phénomène remarquable qui s'observe dans la diffraction de la lumière (Arago) ; Sur les lois que l'on observe dans la distribution des formes végétales (Alex. de Humboldt) ; Mémoire sur la Diffraction de la lumière, où l'on examine particulièrement le phénomène des franges colorées que présentent les ombres des corps éclairés par un point lumineux (Fresnel) ; Essai d'une classification naturelle pour les Corps Simples (Ampère) ; Suite de l'Essai (Ampère) ; Sur les lampes de sûreté de Sir Humphry Davy ; Justification de la Théorie de M. Dalton, sur l'absorption des Gaz par l'eau, contre les conclusions de M. de Saussuren par M. John Dalton ; Sur les combinaisons de l'Azote avec l'Oxigène (Gay-Lussac) ; Sur la vertu électrique de quelques minéraux (M. Haüy) Rare exemplaire du premier tome paru des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique", contenant l'édition originale (daté d'octobre 1815) du premier mémoire publié par Augustin Fresnel sur la diffraction de la lumière (avec la planche d'illustration, "a major influence on the development of nineteenth-century energetics" DSB, V, 171), l'intéressant essai de classification naturelle d'Ampère pour les corps simples ("an early attempt to find relationships between the elements that would bring some order in to the constantly growing number of elementary bodies" DSB, I, 143) ou l'important article de Gay-Lussac sur la combinaison de l'azote avec l'oxygène ("This was a more complex problem than he then realized, but he returned to it in 1816 after criticism of his earlier work by Dalton ; ths time his results were of permanent value" DSB, V, 323). Etat satisfaisant (fente à un mors, sans gardes, mq. la coiffe de queue, une très petite piqûre de vers en dos, une petite mouill. en tête sur qq. ff.) Français

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Année 1816 - Volume III - Tome Troisième [ Tome 3 ] : Mémoire sur les propriétés nutritives des substances qui ne contiennent pas d'azote (Magendie) ; Description d'un thermomètre propre à indiquer des maxima ou des minima de température (Gay-Lussac) ; Sur la longueur du Pendule à secondes (Laplace) ; Théorie de la Chaleur (Fourier) ; Sur l'action réciproque des Pendules, et sur la vitesse du son dans les diverses substances (Laplace) ; Note sur les Machines à Vapeur et Description d'une de ces machines propres à produire immédiatement le mouvement de rotation (Bouvier) ; Sur la Vitesse du Son (Laplace) ; Sur l'Elévation des montagnes de l'Inde (Humboldt) ; etc...

      Chez Crochard 1816 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1816, 448 pp. avec 2 planches dépliantes. Contient notamment : Mémoire sur les propriétés nutritives des substances qui ne contiennent pas d'azote (Magendie) ; Description d'un thermomètre propre à indiquer des maxima ou des minima de température (Gay-Lussac) ; Sur la longueur du Pendule à secondes (Laplace) ; Théorie de la Chaleur (Fourier) ; Sur l'action réciproque des Pendules, et sur la vitesse du son dans les diverses substances (Laplace) ; Note sur les Machines à Vapeur et Description d'une de ces machines propres à produire immédiatement le mouvement de rotation (Bouvier) ; Sur la Vitesse du Son (Laplace) ; Sur l'Elévation des montagnes de l'Inde (Humboldt) ; etc... Rare exemplaire du tome 3 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique" contenant notamment le premier extrait jamais publié de la "Théorie de la Chaleur" de Fourier. L'article annonce la publication prochaine de l'ouvrage, mais il faudra en réalité attendre l'année 1822. Etat très satisfaisant (sans ff. de garde, une petite piqûre de vers en dos, frott. en coiffe sup. et mors, qq. cahiers brunis) Français

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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 (Two Volumes, Complet

      Walker and Edwards, London, 1816. Very Good with no dust jacket. Seventh Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover Two Volumes, Complete. Contemporary half-calf, spines in six compartments separated by five raised bands, gilt title on red labels and gilt volume numbers on black labels on each spine, blind-stamped borders on covers, TEG, marbled endpapers. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece and dual title pages, one engraved in each volume and one typeset. The engraved pages are by Charles Warren after Thomas Uwins. This is the seventh edition of Malory's "Le Morte D'Arthur, " preceded only by the first edition in 1485 and subsequent editions in 1498, 1529, 1557, 1578 and 1634. All but the 1634 edition are now unobtainable, and the edition of 1634 is extremely rare. No editions were published after 1634, until this edition of 1816. VERY GOOD. Engravings. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 468; 488 pp

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

      London: Walker and Edwards, 1816. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes. Engraved frontispiece, half title and dual title page in volume one; typeset title page and half title in volume 2. 19th century full calf. Spines in five compartments with raised bands, red leather lettering labels, gilt; blind tooling in remaining compartments as well as on the boards. Page edges red. Brown coated paper endpapers. Light offset between the frontispiece and engraved title in volume one else text blocks are fine and bright. Bound without the engraved title and frontispiece in volume 2. Upper hinge of volume one neatly repaired else a fine set. The first edition of Malory's Morte d'Arthur was printed by Caxton in 1485. The Caxton edition was followed by editions in 1498, 1529, 1557 and 1634. No further editions were printed until two competing editions were issued in 1816, of which this is reputedly the first. No editions earlier than the 1634 are obtainable, and a copy of the 1634 edition only rarely comes on the market. This 1816 edition is the first practically obtainable edition of the Morte d'Arthur.

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        Le vite degli uomini illustri, in 13 voll.

      Valentino Crescini 1816/1818 in 8°, pp. 4 nn., XLIII, 570; 306; 333; 319; 255; 385; 345; 359; 294; 397; 425; 441; 453, 3 nn.; leg. coeva m/pelle con tit. e fregi in oro ai ds., tagli spruzz., nastri segnalib.; "Recate in italiano dal conte Pompei con aggiunta di altre vite e con note del commento di Dacier", con ritratto dell'A. inciso da Gaetano Bozza all'antip. del 1° vol., medaglioni incisi all'inizio di ogni vita e finalini. Graesse V, p. 370; Brunet IV, c. 741. Lievi fior. e qc. sbucc. alle leg. 134/18

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      Pirotta 1816-1817 In-16 p. (mm. 153x100), 12 voll., bross. orig. Edizione di grande importanza sia perchè "il volume XII contiene la prima edizione complessiva delle poesie di Carlo Porta" con 50 composizioni, di cui 47 inedite, sia perchè è la prima grande raccolta di opere della letteratura milanese, dal XVI secolo con il Lomazzo, agli scrittori del primo Ottocento. Particolarmente interessanti le notizie bio-bibliografiche premesse alle varie composizioni. Piano dell'opera: - Vol. I: introdotto da ?Notizie intorno a que' componimenti editi e inediti che non furono inseriti nell'attuale collezione? (di grandissimo interesse per la storia della letteratura milanese) e dall'Indice generale dell'opera, il vol. comprende, con un nuovo frontesp., le ?Poesie di G.P. Lomazzo e F. Varese. Prose di C. Capis e G.A. Biffi?. - Voll. II e III: ?Opere di Carlo Maria Maggi? (Commedie e Poesie varie). - Vol. IV: ?Poesie di G. Birago, P.C. Larghi, S. Simonetta, C.A. Tanzi?. - Voll. V, VI, VII e VIII: ?Opere di Domenico Balestrieri? (Novelle, sonetti, la Gerusalemme Liberata, prose, ecc.). - Vol. IX: ?Poesie di F.G. Corio, G. Giulini, A. Ottolina, L. Marliani, G. Parini, G. Bossi e di Anonimi?. - Vol. X: ?Poesie di A. Garioni, F. Pertusati, G. Bertani?. - Vol. XI: ?Poesie di T. Grossi (La pioggia d'oro - La fuggitiva, qui in "prima edizione"), C.A. Pellizzone, F. Bellati, G. Zanoja?. - Vol. XII: ?Poesie di Carlo Porta? (contiene tra l'altro: il primo canto della Divina Commedia, 3 odi fra le quali il famoso "Lament del Marchionn di gamb avert", 25 sonetti e 7 poesie varie fra cui il "Brindes de Meneghin" già pubblicato nel 1815). "Prima edizione". Cfr. Orlando Cecco,3 - Parenti, p. 412 - Cat. Hoepli,120 e 298 - Vismara, p. 12 e 14 per le poesie di T. Grossi - Predari, p. 377: "Questa Collezione è dovuta al Cherubini che l'arricchi' di ottime illustrazioni filologiche e bibliografiche". Con qualche lieve fiorit., altrim. esempl. con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Kyôchûzan (Mountains of the Heart)

      Suzan Shobo (Japan: Sûzan Shobô, 1816). Small quarto. (19)ff. A Japanese book of color woodblock prints by Kameda Bôsai (1754-1826), one of the leading painters of the Nanga or Bunjinga (literati) schools of painting. The seventeen full-page illustrations, five of which extend across the page spread, are landscapes depicting mountainous terrain, comprised of strong, black calligraphic lines with soft colors. Each includes descriptive text printed along the margins and the artist’s stamp in red. The images are simple but poetic, expressing the artist’s love of the natural world, with descriptions that translate as: “The refreshing sound of a mountain waterfall,” “The intoxicating effect of river and mountains,” “Solitary fisher on a wintry river,” and “Jeweled mountains like sapphires and water like emerald,” among others. With a preface and two closing notes. Working during the Edo period, Bôsai was recognized for his paintings, calligraphy, and book illustrations. In her book Block Printing and Book Illustration in Japan, Louise Norton Brown describes Kyôchûzan as “The most charming book produced by the Japanese Impressionistic School.” The colophon, which is adhered to the inside of the back cover, has different lettering and paper than the rest of the book. It is dated 1809, in contradiction to the dates stated in the preface and postscripts; according to scholars of Bôsai, this was most likely the result of careless pasting by the bookbinder. Stab-bound in gray-green wrappers with a printed yellow label to the front cover. Covers and one spot on the spine show some light rubbing and wear, else a fine copy. Protected in a blue cloth chemise that closes with bone clasps.

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

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

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        Viaggio in Morea a Costantinopoli ed in Albania non che in molte altre parti dell'Impero Ottomano negli anni 1798, 1799, 1800 e 1801. Che comprende la descrizione de' paesi, le loro produzioni, costumi, usi, malattie e commercio degli abitanti; con alcuni confronti fra lo stato attuale della Grecia e cio' che fu anticamente, in 4 tomi

      Giambattista Sonzogno 1816 in 8° piccolo (cm 16,5x10), pp. xiv, 253, 1; 274, 1; 334, 1; 274, 1; leg. coeva m/pelle con angoli, tit. in oro su tass. al ds. e fregi, tagli spruzz.; collana "Raccolta de' viaggi più interessanti .. dopo quelli del celebre Cook e non pubblicati fin ora in lingua italiana". Traduz. dall'originale francese di F. Contarini, traduttore del "Primo viaggio di Le Vaillant", ill. da 18 tavv. in rame incise da Dall'Acqua e colorate da Lazaretti che raffigurano costumi e scene di vita Locale. Lievi fior. Raro. 655/21

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        Hand Atlas für Reisende in das Berner Oberland. Atlas portatif à l'usage des voyageurs dans l'Oberland Bernois.

      8°. 1 f., 123 p., 1 p. Errata. Avec une vignette dessinée par J. Lory, gravée par Hegi et 10 planches. Cartonnage d'époque. Edition originale, texte en français. - 1. Chaîne des Glaciers de l'Oberland, vue depuis les environs de Berne. 2. Elévation de qq. montagnes aus dessus de la mer ... 3. Routes de Berne à Thoun. 4. Carte du Lac de Thoun. 5. Plan du vallon d'Unterseen et d'Interlaken, entre les lacs de Thoun et de Brienz (plan plié). 6. Vue depuis le Hohbühl près d'Interlaken (panorama plié). 7. Carte des vallées d'Interlaken, de Lauterbrunnen, de Grindelwald et de Meyringuen (carte plié et coloriée). 8. Carte des glaciers entre l'Oberland-Bernois et le Haut-Vallais (carte plié et coloriée). 9. Vue depuis le Faulhorn sur les plus hautes montagnes de l'Oberland-Bernois (panorama plié). 10. Attitudes des lutteurs de l'Oberland (6 figures, planche pliée). - Bel exemplaire. [2 Warenabbildungen bei]

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        Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition

      London: Robert Triphook, 1816.. Limited to 250 copies. Leather cover with gilt motif of Society of Writers to the Signet. VG : in very good condition with marbled edges. Neatly rebacked. xvi, 373pp :: 8 plain and 11 hand coloured plates with engravings and woodcuts in the text :: 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9") :: Includes list of subscribers. Contents comprise Section I on 'The Origin of Cards'; Section II- 'The Xylographic and Tyographic Arts as connected with the History of Cards and Section III 'On Some of the Principal Games at Cards'. Includes an appendix of 15 essays

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        Memoire et rapports sur les fumigations sulfureuse. . .au traitement des affections cutanees

      Imprimerie Royale Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1816. Gal? Jean-Chrysanthe (1783-1845). M?ire et rapports sur les fumigations sulfureuses appliqu? au traitement des affections cutan? et de plusieurs autres maladies. 8vo. [4] 137 [1], 3 [1]pp. 7 hand-colored and 3 uncolored engraved plates, on blue paper. Paris: de l'Imprimerie Royale; chez l'auteur, 1816. 200 x 123 mm. In a beautiful binding, probably for presentation, of straight-grain morocco, gilt circa 1816, all edges gilt, rubbed at hinges, corners & extremities, spine a little faded. Some foxing, but very good.First Edition, First Issue, Variant with Hand-Colored Plates not noted in Ehring. Gal?developed a method of treating scabies and other generalized skin disorders by means of fumigation with sulfur vapors. Gal?is best remembered for his infamous "rediscovery" of the scabies mite in 1812; the supposed acarus, which he claimed to have found in the scabies vesicle (an incorrect location), was actually a common cheese mite, artfully placed in the vesicle by Gal?himself (see Crissey & Parish, pp. 61-68). There appear to be two versions of the first edition of the M?ire recorded in OCLC and the printed sources: one with 137 pages and either 7 or 8 plates illustrating various cases; and one with 4 additional pages and 11 plates, the additional plates showing the fumigating apparatus. Ehring makes no mention of copies with colored plates and uses a black-and-white engraving from the second edition of 1824 to illustrate his commentary on Gal?s work. Given Ehring's focus on illustrations of skin diseases, it is virtually certain that Ehring would have cited and illustrated the colored-plate variant had he known of it. Ehring, Skin Diseases, pp. 122-23 (describing a copy with 137pp. and 11 plates, which may be an error). Waller 3398 (copy with 137pp. & 8 plates).

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        The Works of... A New Edition in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay on his Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq.

      London: Nichols and Son; F.C. and J. Rivington; [et al], 1816.. Twelve volumes. 8vo. Contemporary full diced calf, spines flat with gilt rules, gilt lettered direct to two panels attractive gilt tooling to remaining three compartments, gilt rules to boards, gilt inner dentelles, plain green-grey endpapers, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed, occasional darkening to spines, otherwise a handsome set.

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        Memoirs of My Own Times, Volume II

      Abraham Small Philadelphia: Abraham Small. 1816. First. First edition. Volume Two only. Fair in original paper covered boards with spine nearly perished, spine lable present but chipped/cracked, front and rear endpapers detached but present, both boards detached. This is second book of the vast, defensive, three volume memoir by one of the most senior and controversial officers in Continental Army/United States Army. He has been characterized by the historian Robert Leckie as a general who "had never won a battle or lost a court-martial" and this volume catalogues several of his vindications in the face of charges that he abused his power or was negligent. He both held high offices and was tarnished by his intriques: he was the most senior officer in the US Army after Washington and Hamilton and was first governor of the Louisiana Territory, yet he resigned his first commission due to corruption charges, was later proved to have been in secret negotiations with the Spanish to set up a fief of his own in Kentucky, was suspected of conspiracy with Aaron Burr to set up an independent nation in the West, and was court-martialed by James Madison, which is the concern of the first chapter of the book . .

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        Five autograph letters signed

      Woolwich, 1816. Gregory, Olinthus Gilbert (1774-1841). Five autograph letters signed, three to Robert Baldwin, of the publishing firm Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, and two to an unidentified officer of the Woolwich Institution for the Advancement of Literary, Scientific and Technical Knowledge. Woolwich, Sept. 28, 1816 - July 16, 1838. 11pp. total. Various sizes (the largest 251 x 203 mm.). One letter mounted with some fraying of the front edge (slightly affecting a few words), another with a small paper flaw, light soiling, but very good.From British mathematician and writer Olinthus Gregory, professor of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich, author of works on mathematics, astronomy, mechanics, etc., and editor of both the Gentleman's Diary and Ladies' Diary. Gregory played a role in the controversy surrounding the Trigonometrical Survey of Great Britain, later known as the Ordnance Survey. The survey, which had begun in 1791, was opposed for political reasons by Royal Society President Sir Joseph Banks, who in 1812 published in the Philosophical Transactions a memoir by Don Jos?odriguez attacking the survey and its leader, Col. William Mudge. Gregory exposed Banks's machinations in a paper published in the Philosophical Magazine, which was later collected in Dissertations and Letters, by Don Joseph Rodriguez, the Chevalier Delambre, Baron de Zach, Dr. Thomas Thomson, Dr. Olinthus Gregory, and Others . . . Tending Either to Impugn or to Defend the Trigonometrical Survey of England and Wales (1815). Gregory's 1817 letter to Baldwin, one of the publishers of the Annals of Philosophy, discusses this controversy, noting that its effect had been to produce "a strong current in Col. Mudge's favour among all the men of science in Europe . . . the French Institute has made Col. Mudge a member, expressly on account of his survey: and immediately after this, the Royal Society, or I should rather say Sir Jos. Banks's party, who had for years been doing every thing to sink his reputation, change their conduct, flatter and fawn upon him, elect them into their councils . . ."Gregory's remaining letters to Baldwin discuss literary matters, including his "account of Biot's new work [Traité de physique (1816)] for the next no. of the British review." His later letters, written to an unnamed official at Woolwich Institution for the Advancement of Literary, Scientific and Technical Knowledge, include a long discussion as to why the Institution's reading room should not provide daily newspapers for its largely working-class clientele!

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      oder Sitten, Gebräuche und Gewohnheiten der Afrikaner zwischen dem Senegal und Zambia und der Mohrenstämme in der grossen Wüste; nebst naturhistorischen Bemerkungen und der Geschichte der afrikanischen Colonien. Aus dem Französischen des R. B. V. 4 dele. Pesth: Konrad Ad. Hartleben 1816. Med 44 kobbertavler, nogle foldede, 2 kort samt et nodeblad. VIII + 123 + 156 s. Indb. i to samt. hlvlæderbd. St.p.fbl.With 44 engraved plates, some folding, two maps and one leaf of music. 4 parts in two contp. half leather bindings. Stamp on flyleaf.. Miniaturgemälde aus der Länder- und Völkerkunde...der verschiedenen Völkerschaften aller Welttheile. Hrsg. von Ausust Ehrenstein. Vol. 9-12

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        The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany (3 volumes)

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme an Brown, 1816.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good ++. 236 coloured plates and 3 uncoloured ones. There is no list to collate against but from other online listings it appears there should be one more plate. 20th c. leather binding (6 raised bands on spine and marbled boards) is clean, bright and tight with all inner hinges intact. Plates, and pages, are clean and bright with some of the tissue guards showing foxing but nothing present on the plates. Minor foxing to end papers. Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel.

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        Läsning till utbredande af medborgerliga kunskaper.

      I-III. Sthlm, C. Deléen, 1816-17. 8:o. (2),VI,96 + VII-XII,95 + (2),XIII-XXI,(1 blank),112 s. + Prospectus. Läsning till utbredande af medborgerliga kunskaper. [=rubrik]. Sthlm, C. Deléen, 1816. 4:o. (4) s. Tre häften i samtida gråpappersomslag. Oskurna och första häftet delvis ouppskuret. Delvis lätt lagerfläckiga inlagor. Prospektet vikt. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris vars klister ngt missfärgat de främre omslagen.. Lundstedt 21. Allt som utkom. Utgiven av J. C. Askelöf, Clas Livijn och F. B. von Schwerin. Dessa tre var även författare till de nationalekonomiska artiklar som trycktes i tidskriften. "Läsning till utbredande af medborgerliga kunskaper" lades enligt "Svenskt biografiskt lexikon" ned "i protest mot tendenserna till förhandscensur". I detta exemplar är bifogat en alternativ tryckning av tredje häftets sjunde ark (s. 97-112). Det är en variant vars sättning skiljer sig från den slutgiltiga. Schwerins förklaring till varför han frånsäger sig redaktörskapet till tidskriften är i denna variant utförligare formulerad. Hädanefter ämnar han utge sina uppsatser i bokform under titeln "Läsning för swenska medborgare", sannolikt förverkligad i form av författarens "Bidrag till kännedom af fäderneslandet". I de omfattande tryckta listorna över prenumeranter återfinns både L. F. Rääf och hans bror Svante

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        Cambria depicta: a tour through North Wales illustrated with picturesque views, by a Native Artist

      E. Williams,London, 1816. Fine modern binding in quarter-red Morocco. Marbled end papers. xv, 476pp., aquatint frontispece and 69 (of 70) plates. (Holyhead Wake missing). Interior bright with no foxing. A near-fine example. Pugh (1761-1813) was born in Rhuthun but spent much of his working life in London. This volume contains lively illustrations and interesting stories, benefitting from Pugh's insights as a Welsh-speaking Welshman.

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        Härjedals boarne, eller naturens barn.

      Roman. Öfversättning af H. A. Kullberg. I-III. Sthlm, O. Grahn, 1816-17. 8:o. 125,(3 blanka) + 116 + 98 s. Ngt nött samtida hfrbd med guldornerad rygg och titeletikett i glättad papp. Svagt gula snitt. Ryggen lite flammig och med skada överst. Pärmarna med ett par repor tvärs över. Inlagan med tydliga bruksspår och en del småfläckar, t.ex. i del I på s. 40-46 i översta hörnet. En tråkig solkfläck på s. 96-106 i del II. Med B. C. Finemans namnteckning på titelbladet och A. Finemans guldpräglade namnetikett nederst på ryggen.. Originalet med titeln "Die Ignoranten" utkom första gången 1803. Den svenska översättaren placerade historien i Härjedalen. Friedrich Gustav Schilling (1766-1839) var en produktiv och inte bara i hemlandet Tyskland en för sin tid omtyckt och läst författare. Som femtonåring inledde han en militär bana, blev så småningom kapten men drog sig tillbaka till det civila livet efter nederlaget mot de franska trupperna vid Jena och Auerstedt 1806. Hans samlade verk omfattar ett åttiotal band bestående av romaner, berättelser och även en räcka erotiska titlar. Till svenska översattes också den omfångsrika "Qvinnan, sådan hon är" 1817 och "Resan efter döden" 1832 samt de mindre berättelserna "Snöraset eller de älskande wid foten af Alperne" 1820, "Inquarteringen eller prestgården wid landswägen" 1820, "Maskradbalen eller det oförmodade faderskapet" 1820, "Friarne" 1826, "Tåren" 1827 och "Dikterskan" 1845

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        The MONTHLY REVIEW Enlarged. Lot ~ 270 Issues

      Printed for R. Griffiths; and Sold by T. Becket Pall Mall. London:: Printed for R. Griffiths; and Sold by T. Becket, Pall Mall.. 1797 -1816.. 8vo. 9" x 5-5/8". 1st appearance. ~ 270 issues. ~ 120 pages each. Untrimmed.. Original printed wrappers, stitched.. As to be expected, wrappers sometimes dusty, with corners curlling to. a small degree. Some wrappers with tears, occasionally a corner. missing, a few issues with wrapper(s) missing. Condition ranges from. Good to Very Good.. A long-lived literary journal founded in 1749 by Griffiths, a bookseller. This significant run of issues contains a wealth of information on the works published during the period- not only contemporaneous literary reviews, but also, when one considers the adverts, inserts, etc, publisher & book history. Quite uncommon in original wrappers, especially in an extensive run as we have here, lacking but 8 issues to be complete. Further details supplied on request.

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        Disquisitio de nominibus in lingua suiogothica lucis et visus cultusque solaris in eadem lingua vestigiis.

      Additae hinc inde sunt generaliores de linguarum origine observationes. 1-2. Stockholm, Henr. A. Nordström, 1816. 8:o. 530; 574,+ (2) s. Lagad reva, utan textförlust, s. 71 i första delen, samt ett par obetydliga småfläckar. Vackra välbevarade hfrbd med blind- och gulddekorerade ryggar, marmorerade pärmpapper och grönsprängda snitt. Från L. F. Rääfs bibliotek på Forsnäs och med dess exlibris. Två volymer. Fint exemplar. Hallenbergs stora etymologiska lexikon kom bara till handskriftstadiet, men han lyckades publicera denna studie över termerna "ljus" och "syn" med lärda paralleller till övriga europeiska och asiatiska språk samt koppling till solkulter. "Man känner sig försatt till Stiernhielms och Rudbecks dagar, ..." för att citera Lindroth. Hallenberg var bl. a. en av de första svenskar som studerade sanskrit. Enligt obekräftad uppgift skall boken endast vara tryckt i 30 exemplar. Oavsett denna uppgifts giltighet, syns den ytterst sällan till

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        History of the Merchant Taylors' School

      London: Ackermann 1816 London: Ackermann, 1816. (ACKERMANN, RUDOLPH) First Edition, First Issue (paper watermarked 1816). Folio. Illustrated with two hand-colored aquatint engravings: by Stadler after Pugin, and Havell after McKenzie. Original drab brown wrappers, uncut, printed label on upper cover, spine perished, some chips to fore- edge, else a very good, tall copy in its original state. Abbey Scenery 438; Tooley 3 . This folio forms part of one of Ackermann's larger, though not so successful projects, his History of the Colleges. Ford in his book on Ackermann notes that William Combe wrote the text for this, as well as five other schools, in 1811, though the book itself did not appear until 1816, with plates. Ackermann believed that "Old Boys" would buy up the volumes with great sentimental gusto; the fact is, the initial subscription was less than 400. He then bound up the remaining sheets separately and sold them as individual folios, this being on of them. Tooley notes that most of these have later issue plates

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        Vita del cavaliere giambattista bodoni tipografo italiano e catalogo cronologico delle sue edizioni. parma, dalla stamperia ducale, 1816.

      Due volumi di cm. 25,5, pp. (8) iii (1) 231 (1); (8) ix (3) 252. Bell'antiporta incisa in rame a ciascun volume. Legatura originale bodoniana in cart. rigido arancione con tasselli a stampa ai dorsi. Qualche ritocco alle cerniere e poche macchiette al piatto posteriore del secondo volume, peraltro esemplare genuino e marginoso (in barbe), fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Celebre biografia scritta da Giuseppe De Lama, amico del Bodoni, per celebrare il tipografo parmense. Esemplare arricchito dalla dedica manoscritta di De Lama (posta al piatto anteriore del primo volume) indirizzata a Palmino Gigozzi che è l'inventore della seconda antiporta. Brooks 1170.

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        Le testament de la vieille cousine.

      Traduit de l'anglais sur la deuxième édition. I-IV. Meaux, de l'imprimerie de Guédon, 1816. 8:o. 292 + 268 + 286 + 339 s. Fyra samtida hfrbd med rikt guldornerade ryggar, bruna titeletiketter av glättatd papp och runda gröna nummerskyltar samt gula snitt. De lätt nötta ryggarna har några små stänkfläckar och pärmhörnen som vanligt lite stukade. Med en del smärre solk- och småfläckar här och där i inlagorna, t.ex. på s. 53-57 i del I och på s. 51-53, 157-58 och 266-67 i del III. Ett hål med textförlust på s. 137 i del I och en gammalt lagat övre hörn på s. 263 i del IV. Med Hedvig Elisabeth Charlottas guldpräglade pärmexlibris och Christian Hammers och Evert Strokirks exlibris. Trevlig svit.. Sjögren Kungliga och furstliga bokägaremärken nr 6, figur 257. Översatt av Hortense de Céré-Barbé från originalet "The old manor house", som utkom första gången 1793. Som poet och författare av romaner och pjäser, bidrog Smith till utvecklingen av den engelska romantiska romanformen. Bland de som hon påverkade kan nämnas Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, William Wordsworth och Coleridge. Charlotte Smith var en företrädare av en liberal syn och i denna roman ställs hennes politiska ideal mot efterdyningarna av det amerikanska frihetskrigen och kampen för demokratiska ideal

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      Poëtiska försök. I-II. Sthlm, Kongl. ordens-boktryckeriet, 1816. 8:o. (8),159,(1) + (2),150 s. Samtida ngt nött läckert och originellt blindpressat saffianbd med smalt guldornerat ramverk på pärmarna och gula snitt, stämpelsignerat på eftersättsbladets insida av H. C. Richter. Ryggen ngt blekt. Någon enstaka småfläck. Med Gustav Oxenstiernas exlibris, Göteborgs museums stpl och duplettstpl på titelbladet samt Anders Börjes guldpräglade namn på insidan av frampärmen och dennes bläckanteckning på bakre pärmens insida.. Andra delen innehåller en översättning av "Semiramis" av Voltaire och "Oscar, Ossians son" (från franskan). Anders Carlsson af Kullberg (1771-1851) krönte sin långa ämbetsmannakarriär med utnämningen till biskop i Kalmar 1830 trots att han inte hade någon teologisk utbildning. Han tillhörde kretsen kring Gyllenborg, Leopold och Oxenstierna och valdes in i Svenska akademien 1817. Gustav Oxenstierna var skalden J. G. Oxenstiernas son och det är inte omöjligt att det fint bundna exemplaret var en gåva från Kullberg till fadern. H. C. Richter (1756-1829) var en av sin tids främsta bokbindare i Stockholm. Han var född i Åbo där han också hade sin lärlingstid. Därefter vistades han en längre tid i St. Petersburg där han uppenbarligen satte upp en egen verksamhet. 1793 flyttade han till Stockholm efter att 1791 av Gustav III blivit befriad från att lämna mästarprov till Bokbindarmästarämbetet och beviljats rätt att öppna egen verkstad. Arvid Hedberg skriver i "Stockholms bokbindare" att "Richters verksamhet har lämnat vackra vittnesbörd om hans yrkesskicklighet"

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        TRAITE? DES AIRS, DES EAUX ET DES LIEUX. Traduction nouvelle.

      In-8 p., 2 voll., cartonato ottocentesco, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, pp. (4),CLXXX,170,(2); (4),484; testo francese-greco; con 1 ?tableau comparatif des roses de vents des anciens et modernes? ed 1 carta geografica ?de la Scythie, de l?Egypte, et des pays intermediaires?, f.t. e più volte ripieg. Edizione ?avec le texte grec collationné sur deux manuscrits, des notes critiques, historiques & médicales, un discours preliminaire & les index nécessaires?. "Edizione originale" di questa traduzione. Cfr. Brunet,III,176: ?Traduction très-estimée? - Graesse,III,282: ?Cette édition excellente a été reproduite sans note: Paris, 1816?. All?occhietto un brano (anticamente manoscritto) tratto da "Oeuvres d?Hipppocrate", traduites (dal Dr. Ch. Daremberg), Paris, Charpentier, 1843 - p.173: ?.. et j?arrive à la grande édition de Coray.. Coray était un philologue consommé; et c?est peut etre dans cette édition qu?il a montré le plus de sagacité et de prudence pour la correction du texte. Les notes purement philologiques, sont des modèle de critique littéraire et méritent les éloges san réserve?. Con uniformi lievi arross. e qualche fiorit. ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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

      London: Walker and Edwards, 1816. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes, 24mo. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece and dual title pages, one engraved in each volume and one typeset. The engraved pages are by Charles Warren after Thomas Uwins. Original tan printed paper over boards, the upper boards typeset within a decorative border, and the rear boards listing the publisher's advertisements (Walker British Classics) showing 59 titles of which King Arthur is the last. Neat stamp and small plate from a Jesuit College library on the reverse of the engraved title and on the half title, respectively, and with some handwritten numbers on the front pastedowns, a small handwritten number on the bottom margin of the titles, light wear to the edges, hinges partially cracked but firm, and light soil else a very good set with fine, unfoxed textblocks in a remarkably preserved fragile binding. Copies of this edition in the original printed boards are truly rare as nearly all were rebound. This is the seventh edition of Malory's Morte d'Arthur, preceded only by editions in 1485, 1498, 1529, 1557, 1578 and 1634, all but the last unobtainable, and the edition of 1634 edition extremely rare. After 1634 no editions of Malory were printed until this edition of 1816. In a modern custom clamshell case, red leather spine, gilt, with marbled paper sides.

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        NOTIZIE ISTORICHE E GEOGRAFICHE DELLA CITTA? DI BELLUNO E SUA PROVINCIA. Con dissertazioni due dell?Antico Stato, e intorno al sito di Belluno.

      In-8 p. (mm. 226x153), 6 opere in 1 tomo, mz. pelle coeva (lievi abras.), fregi e tit. oro al dorso. Vi sono contenute: "Notizie.. della città di Belluno", pp. 134, con un ritratto di Mons. Doglioni all?antiporta e 7 belle tavv. inc. in rame da Francesco Monaco, più volte ripieg. e f.t., che raffigurano: la pianta della città di Belluno, due vedute parziali (Porta della città detta del Doglioni - Palazzo Pubblico del Rettore) e 4 tavole architettoniche relative al sepolcro Ostiliano. "Prima edizione" postuma di questa rara guida storico-geografico-artistica, pubblicata dal nipote dell?A. Cfr. Fossati Bellani,II,2546 - Lozzi,I,305. Unito a: (CARNIELUTTI P.) - "Della Venezia antica" e suoi abitatori. Cenni storici con delle osservazioni sopra il corso della Piave e sopra le strade romane e delle vicende posteriori. Venezia, Tip. Cecchini e Comp., 1842, pp. 176 (angolo inf. mancante a p. 81). Unito a: SCHIAVO A. - "Discorso letto all?Accademia poetico-musicale" tenuta nell?aula del Seminario Gregoriano, pel solenne ingresso in Belluno del Vescovo Antonio Gava, il di? 6 novembre 1843. Con appendice delle notizie storiche intorno alle pubbliche scuole in Belluno. Belluno, Tip. Tissi, 1843, pp. 37,(3). Unito a: CORAULO F. - "Sull?orfanotrofio di Belluno". Cenni. Belluno, Tip. Deliberali,1856, pp. 19. Unito a: ZANARDINI A. - "Castelnovo e Miani". Canti due. Feltre, tipogr. del Seminario, 1858, pp. 48. Unito a: MIARI F. - "Poesie". Padova, Tip. del Seminario, 1862, pp. 112. Esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Poetisk kalender för åren 1812-22. Utgifven af Atterbom.

      I-IX. Uppsala, Palmblad & c. respektive Zeipel och Palmblad och Sthlm, Kongl. privilegierade not-tryckeriet, (1816)-24. 12:o. (2),XXII,(3,1 blank),96,1-84 s. & 4 utvikbara notblad + (2),132,1-122,(2),1-58,47-48,(4) s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,(4),LXIV,96,96 1/2-97 1/2,97-210,(2),1-64,(2) s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,(4),151,(1 blank,2),1-160 s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,(2),XLIII,(1 blank),5-138,(2),1-200,(3) s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,(2),101,(1 blank,1,1 blank),1-180,191-216,1-142,(2) s. & 3 utvikbara notblad + grav. titelblad,213,(3),1-88 s. & 4 utvikbara notblad + grav. titelblad,(6),3-248,1-124 s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,303,1-20,(3) s. & 6 utvikbara notblad. Fem fina samtida mörkgröna halvsaffianbd med guldornerade ryggar med lyror i mittfälten. Delvis stötta hörn och lätt nötta kanter. Några spridda enstaka rost-, lager- och småfläckar. Årgång 1813 samt musikbilagorna till 1812/1813 med tilltagande små revskador i yttre marginalen och litet pappersfel i övre marginalen på s. 131-32. Små solkfläckar i företalet till årgång 1816 på s. XVI-XVII och revor i s. 17-20 p.g.a. tunt papper. Smutstitelbladet till årgång 1817 hämtat från annat ex. Nagg i marginalen på s. 111-12 i första pagineringsföljden och på s. 129-30 i andra pagineringsföljden i årgång 1818. Smärre tryckfärgstänk på uppslagen vid s. 20-21 och 28-29 i första pagineringsföljden i årgång 1819 samt marginalnaggar från s. 133 till slutet i sista pagineringsföljden. En ljus fläck i texten på s. 203-13 i årgång 1820 och mindre smutsfläck på s. 169 i årgång 1821. Notbilagorna delvis felbundna. Samtliga försättsblad med bortklippta namnteckningar samt Henric Hallbäcks namnstpl. Läcker svit som tillhört Per A. Sjögren.. Kalendern för 1812-13 i den gemensamma tredje upplagan tryckt 1824 och för 1814-15 i den gemensamma andra upplagan tryckt 1817. "Poetisk kalender" blev populärare bland allmänheten än "Phosphoros" och därmed en viktig plattform för spridandet av nya skolans program. Den hade som förebild tyska litterära kalendrar och innehåller både dikt och prosa samt en del översättningar, inte minst av tyska författare. Atterboms skrev mycket själv, men även hans vänner bidrog med material och medarbetarskaran var talrik, bland vilka kan nämnas Afzelius, Dahlgren, Geijer, Gottlund, Hammarsköld, Hedborn, Ingelgren, Nicander, Julia Christina Nyberg, Palmblad och Sondén. Bland Atterboms främsta bidrag räknas diktcykeln "Blommorna" och det kvasidramatiska fragmentet "Fågel blå". Exemplaret avbildas i Libris katalog 26 där Per A. Sjögrens första vitterhetssamling såldes 1963

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      Edinburgh., 1816.. b/w folding map. Campbell was a Scotsman who sailed to China on an East India Company ship, then joined an American vessel which took him to Japan, Kamchatka and Alaska. His ship was wrecked off the coast there and he wintered in a Russian settlement at Kodiak. In the course of these tribulations both his feet froze and were amputated. After his stay in Kodiak he sailed to Hawaii. There, he was befriended by King Kamehameha I, and became the Royal sailmaker. Campbell gives detailed accounts of all his ports and adventures, including his later career as an innkeeper and a butcher in Rio Janeiro. Various bibliographies testify to the importance of his narrative. “Of great value is his description of the Hawaiian Islands.” -- Hill 245. “Campbell’s description of Kodiak is particularly valuable.” -- Lada Mocarski 71. “He identifies some of the earliest foreign residents of the islands, a number of whom were Botany Bay men. His keen firsthand observations on the social structure and agricultural practices of Hawaiians are of great importance” -- Forbes, 461. See also Hunnewell p. 29. Judd 30. Private library stamp at bottom of title page. A very nice copy in contemporary calf binding rebacked to match, with red spine label.

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        Siege & Defence of Fort Erie rare 1816 Battle Plan Map in War of 1812

      Philadelphia: Port Folio Magazine, 1816. 1st Edition. Disbound. Near Fine. UNCOMMON BATTLE PLAN FROM THE WAR OF 1812. Paper: 8 1/2" x 16 3/4". Image: 7 1/2" x 14 1/2" Black aquatint engraved print. Drawn by D. B. Douglass ... U.S. Engineer and Engraved by J. Vallance Map was folded but now flat with paper reinforcements behind the previous folds in three places. Uneven trimming around border edges with no loss, Otherwise, very good condition. Plan of Fort Erie showing fortifications, bastions, and battle plan. Includes scale and some topographical details. Items in the image are lettered for identification however no legend on the map. Fort Erie, across the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York, was the first British fort to be constructed in what was formerly French land following the French and Indian War. During the War of 1812, the fort was held by United States' forces after it was abandoned by British troops in June 1813. The British launched an attack against the fort on August 15, 1814, which was successfully repelled by a well-prepared American army. The British gave-up the siege mid-September., BONUS: Full text article form the Port Folio magazine with this item. Over 20 pages including the index for this map!, The attacking columns were composed as follows: 1) Right Column: Lieutenant Colonel Victor Fisher of De Watteville 's regiment commanding 1300 men drawn from companies of his own regiment and the 8th (King's) plus the light companies of the 89th and the 100th. Their objective was the American battery at Snake Hill. 2) Centre Column: Lieutenant Colonel William Drummond of the 104th commanding 250 men from the flank companies of the 41st and the 104th plus a number of seamen and marines. Their objective was the main fort. 3 ) Left Column: Lieutenant Colonel Hercules Scott of the 103rd commanding 650 men drawn from his own regiment. Their objective was the Douglass Battery located between the fort and the lake shore.

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        Elui-Bibliothek der Deutschen Classiker [Library of the German Classics]

      Aachen / Heilbronn: F.W. Forstmann / G.G. Strasser. 1816-1825. First. First edition thus. 80 volumes with engraved title-vignettes and portraits. Each volume is approximately 3.25" x 3.5". Bound in contemporary half tree-calf with color labels on spines. A very good to fine set with some labels lacking, wear to extremities and some light chipping. A handsome near-miniature library of German literary classics from the early part of the 19th Century. While many of the volumes are available individually, a compete set such as this in their original bindings and in this condition is exceedingly uncommon. .

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      1816. Paperback. MOZART, W. A. (music) and Signor DA PONTE (libretto). COSI FAN TUTTE. OSSIA LA SCUOLA DEGLI AMANTI. THE SCHOOL FOR LOVERS, A COMIC OPERA, IN TWO ACTS. AS REPRESENTED AT THE KING'S THEATRE, IN THE HAYMARKET. FOR THE BENFIT OF MADAME MAINVILLE FODOR. London: W. Winchester and Son, 1816. 76 pp. Sewn wrappers, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Dual language, Italian on the verso, with English translation on the facing recto. Light soil and age toning to wrappers, corners a bit dog-eared. Rear cover (end of text) slightly creased. Pencil ownership to top front corner. Closed 3 inch tear to pp. 21-22, no loss of text. Libretto only.

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