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        An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy... [and] A Selection of Facts from the Best Authorities, Arranged so as to Form and Outline of the Geology of England and Wales

      [Both] London: Printed and sold by William Phillips, 1816 & 1818. First editions. Two volumes. 8vo. x, liv, (viii), 325, (13); 240, (10) pp. Uniformly bound in brown full polished calf, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered green labels, prettily gilt tooled to the other compartments. The second work with a frontispiece geologically coloured map, a colour plate of strata and a large table delineating the "Order of Superposition of Strata in the British Islands", all folding. Repairs to the upper joints and heads of both volumes, small splits with tissue repairs to the folding table, one small area with just a little loss of text at the lower edge, a lovely set overall.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Select Views of London: With Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Some of the Most Interesting of Its Public Buildings

      R. Ackermann ., London 1816 - 4to, later 19th century full scarlet morocco by Riviere; triple fillet panels, marbled endpapers with inner dentelles gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt-ornamented compartments, all edges gilt. Expert hinge repair with custom-dyed Japanese paper. Mild offsetting of plates onto text. Plates bright and clean. With 76 hand-colored aquatint plates including five folding panoramas. Abbey, Scenery 217 notes two issues: no priority but copies with Papworth's name on title as in this copy are somewhat scarcer. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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        BAYERN. - Oberbayern. - Obernberg, Joseph von. Reisen durch das Königreich Baiern.

      Mchn., Lentner, - 1816 - 4 Bde. (12 von 15 Heften). 17 x 10,5 cm. VIII, 192, VIII, (193-)348, VIII, (349-)500 S.; VIII, 142, VI, (143-)312, VI S., 1 Bl., (313-)471 S.; VI S., 1 Bl., 152, XII, (153-)288, IV, (289-)460 S.; IV, 138 S., 1 Bl., VIII, (139-)282, VI S., 1 Bl., (283-)526 S., 2 Bl. Mit 4 Kupferstichtafeln und 1 gefalt. gestoch. Karte. Rote Lederbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Goldschnitt und reicher Goldprägung auf dem Vorder- und Rückdeckel. Pfister I, 3978; Lentner 3986: "Aeußerst selten complet". - Der Kreisdirektor Obernberg, Ehrenmitglied der königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, beschreibt in insgesamt 142 Briefen seine Reisen durch das Königreich. In den vorhandenen vier Bändern schildert Obernberg Topographie und Statistik von München, Moosburg, Landshut, Pfaffenhofen, Schrobenhausen, Friedberg und Dachau, Salzburg, Seefeld (Pilsensee), Landsberg, Wildbad Gastein, Ebersberg, Wasserburg am Inn, Altenmarkt, Ampfing, Haag, Vilsbiburg, Erding, Freising, ferner über die Landgerichte Traunstein, Reichenhall, Berchtesgaden, Laufen, Tittmoning, Teisendorf, Schongau usw. - Enthalten sind neben der Landkarte die Tafeln von Traunstein, Wasserburg am Inn, München Marienplatz und Landshut Martinskirche. - Einbände minimal berieben. Innen teils leicht gebräunt, die Vorsätze mit hs. Widmung und blindgeprägtem Siegel. - Schöne, dekorative Schulpreiseinbände!

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Anleitung zur Kenntnis der Edelsteine und Perlen, als Handbuch fur Juweliere und Steinschneider : nebst einer Beschreibung des Sächsischen Kunstschatzes.

      Hendel, Halle 1816 - (. oder des sogenannten grunen Gewölbes in Dresden. Mit einer Kupfertafel ). ( Ohne Verfasserangabe auf dem Titelblatt. Verfasser ermittelt, d.i.: Johann Christian Hendel laut Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog ). Mit XIV, 222 Seiten, Pappband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem schmalen Einbandrücken und farbigem goldgeprägtem Titelschildchen sowie umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8° ( 16.5 x 10,5 cm ). Einband berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen mit kleiner alter Notiz in Bleistift auf dem Innendeckel oben, Seiten teils gering stockfleckig, einige Seiten etwas angeknickt, das hintere unbedruckte Vorsatzblatt mit einigen Marginalien von alter Hand. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SANTAI GAFU. [THREE STYLES OF BRUSHWORK]

      Nagoya: Eirakuya Toshiro, No date, ca. 1816 - 1819. 8vo, 29 double leaves, folded, printed from woodblocks in black & gray, with subtle flesh colored highlights, within a single border. Text in Japanese. Original stitched wraps with paper title label. Binding soiled, rubbed & creased, modest edge wear. Internally, label in English mounted to the front pastedown, brief worming in the upper margin affecting several leaves, lightly soiled, occasional creasing, a few leaves with a bit of creasing, certainly Good or better. Described as "cocky, quarrelsome, restless, aggressive, and sensational," Hokusai was the best known and most prolific artist of the Edo period, leaving over 30,000 works. Particularly uncommon, OCLC records 6 holdings with this imprint and 5 others presumably of the period but with variations in imprint.

      [Bookseller: Citation Books]
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        THE HOLY BIBLE: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Together with the Apocrypha. Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised

      Brattleboro, VT: J. Holbrook's, 1816. Hard Cover. Very Good. Large Quarto. With Marginal Notes and References. To Which are Added, an Index: an Alphabetical Table of all the Names in the Old and New Testaments, with their Significations: and, what has Never Before been Added, an Account of the Lives and Martyrdom of the Apostles and Evangelists.Third Edition. Engraved frontispiece and title page. Engraved title page dated 1816, printed title page dated 1817. A very good copy bound in three quarter leather and cloth covered boards, raised bands spine, gilt lettering and decoration spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Many maps and engraved illustrations. Dark spot front cover where label was been removed. Mild cover edge wear, Light scattered foxing. Small hole affecting rfep and last few pages. 931 pp. + Concordance.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Log of the Ship Trumbull, Java Head to Providence, RI, 1816

      Folio. unpaginated. About 80 pagespre-printed in journal form, accomplished in manuscript. "John Aborn Master. Kept by Geo. W. Johnson of Providence." The Trumbull departed Jave head May 29 and reached Providence October 26, 1816. Excellent detail on ship handling, weather, and events on board - which included such things as the discovery of a giant whale carcass, being fed on by birds and sharks, "a most tremendous squall" off the Cape of Good Hope, after which "all persons on board [the ship carried passengers as well as cargo] were obliged to help cut away the mizzen mast." Also contacts with English troop ships on the heels of the late War. Approaching the Cape of Good Hope they ran low on water, and the captain was confined to his quarters by rheumatism, much to the relief of the crew. According to journal keeper Johnson, the ship was being run by "our officers." In all, an eventful voyage of an early 19th century American merchantman. Bound in original marbled wrappers, taped at spine. "Providence (R.I.) Printed for William Wilkinson, and sold at his bookstore, 1815."

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto The Third (Original Wrappers)

      John Murray, London 1816 - 4 Pp Catalog At Front, (Iii), 79 Pp + 1 Pg. Adverts. At End. Second Issue, Variant With "Eagle" On P. 67. Catalog At Front Dated November 1816; Half Title Present. Original Plain Dark Grey Wrappers, Folded Around Flexible Thin Brown Flexible Cloth. Covers Worn With Some Fraying At Edges, Tiny Losses, Binding Intact With Most Of Spine Still Present. Contents With A Little Foxing On Each Page. Scarce When Tall And Uncut In Original Wrappers, Most Copies Having Been Bound In The Nineteenth Century. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        Tales From Shakespear, [Shakespeare] Designed For the Use of Young Persons. The Third Edition. In Two Volumes.

      1816 - In Two Volumes. 1816. M. J. Godwin and Co. Third edition. xi, [i], 235; [ii], 261pp. + [3]pp. adverts. 10 plates incl. the frontis. to each volume making 20 in total (one for each tale). Plates engraved from works by Mulready and are often thought to have been worked on by William Blake. Bound in full brown calf gilt. Contrasting red and green leather labels, raised bands, gilt decorations to compartments of spine. professionally rebacked in very well matched textured calf with original labels retained. The sl.browned endpapers are also later with the armorial bookplate of George Abraham Crawley laid down to pastedowns of both volumes. Crawley was a famous artist and designer (1864-1926) who designed Westbury House, Rhode Island for John Shaffer Phipps. Slight signs of wear to boards. Contents remarkably clean and fresh. A lovely set. Mary Lamb, whose name was omitted from the earliest editions, was responsible for the comedies, while Charles wrote the tragedies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Addyman Books]
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        Travels of Ali Bey In Morocco, Tripoli, Cyprus, Egypt, Arabia, Syria & Turkey, Between The Years 1803-1807, Written By Himself. (TWO VOLUMES OF TEXT + ONE VOLUME ATLAS).

      Longmans, London 1816 - Volume I: xlii, 339 pp. steel engraved portrait frontispiece + 1 folding map of the Kingdom of Morocco, + 44 steel engraved plates / Volume II: ix, 373 pp; 36 steel engraved plates of which 2 are folding, Volume III: Atlas, 3 folding maps, 4 folding plates,marbled boards, lightly rubbed & bumped, marbled endpapers, title gilt on raised bands, scattered foxing, some foxed browning to map of morocco, stamps to fly leafs, bookplate of Henry B. H. Beaufoy verso front cover. Set complete. The Atlas contains three large folding maps: North Africa, Asia Minor and Arabia & The Red Sea. Plus three large folding plates: Plate 72 in 2 parts of El-Sahhara and one plate of El -Aksa. Badia y Leblich was a Spanish traveller who assumed the name Ali Bey El Abassi and disguised himself as an Arab. He seems to have been travelling as an agent of the Spanish government. In 1803 he departed for Tangier and travelled through North Africa to Egypt, where he met Chateaubriand in Alexandria. He continued on to Cyprus and had reached Mecca by the beginning of 1807, returning via Jerusalem, Damascus and Constantinople to Spain the same year. He joined the Napoleonic forces in the invasion of Spain, was forced to withdraw with them to France after their expulsion from the Peninsula, and was resident in Paris by 1813, which accounts for the fact that the first edition of this work was printed there. He’s commonly reported to have been a spy of Napoleon. Ali Bey was the first Christian to describe in some detail Mecca, and the mosque Omar in Jerusalem, as well as some little known aspects of Islam. After the publication of this work he planned a second journey under the name Ali Othman and returned to Syria, where he died suddenly at Aleppo, his disguise apparently having been penetrated. The plates in this work are mostly after designs by Ali Bey and include architectural plans, natural history subjects and views. In modern times scholars have demonstrated that he was actually very involved in the complex Spanish political events in the 1808-1810 period of the Peninsular War. Bibliographical references: Blackmer 62; Gay 81; Hilmy I, 30; Palau, 21683; Tobler p. 140; Brunet I, 182-3; Macro 451; Playfair, Morocco, 506; Rohricht 1607 for French edition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Joseph Johnson, a black sailor, with a model of the ship Nelson on his cap, from Etchings of Remarkable Beggars, Itinerant Traders, and Other Persons of Notoriety in London and Its Environs

      London: John Thomas Smith, 1816. One of the rare handcoloured etchings from the portfolio from a set on Whatman wove paper, some watermarked J. Whatman 1812. 14 x 11 inches sheet size. (355 x 280 mm). Joseph Johnson, an ex-seaman street singer. Joseph Johnson, known as 'Black Joe', was a seaman discharged from the Merchant Navy when he was wounded. He was not entitled to a seaman's pension nor could he claim parish relief, because he was born abroad. To earn money, Johnson became a street singer who built and wore a model of the sailing ship Nelson on his head. Sailors were amongst the first free Black people to reside in London.

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        Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto The Third (Original Wrappers)

      London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition, Second Issue. Original Plain Wrappers. Good. 8 3/4" + Tall. 4 Pp Catalog At Front, (Iii), 79 Pp + 1 Pg. Adverts. At End. Second Issue, Variant With "Eagle" On P. 67. Catalog At Front Dated November 1816; Half Title Present. Original Plain Dark Grey Wrappers, Folded Around Flexible Thin Brown Flexible Cloth. Covers Worn With Some Fraying At Edges, Tiny Losses, Binding Intact With Most Of Spine Still Present. Contents With A Little Foxing On Each Page. Scarce When Tall And Uncut In Original Wrappers, Most Copies Having Been Bound In The Nineteenth Century.

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        The Siege of Corinth. A Poem. Parisina. A Poem

      London: Printed for John Murray, 1816. First edition. 89, [3] pp. + "Advertisement" leaf leaf inserted between pp. 6 and 7. 1 vols. 8vo. Original drab wrappers, uncut. Some chipping from spine, else a very good copy in brown cloth clamshell box. First edition. 89, [3] pp. + "Advertisement" leaf leaf inserted between pp. 6 and 7. 1 vols. 8vo. Randolph, p. 55; Wise "Byron" I, p. 106-7

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        Broadside. Begins, Juxta. Crucem. Jesu. Stanti Ast. in Cruce. Ipsa ...

      Petri de la Rosa, 1816. On 24 April 1816 Díaz de la Vega stood to defend his Bachelor degree and this letterpress broadside on silk is the official announcement of that. It is handsomely printed using several point sizes of roman and italic, with center justification in the top portion and full justification below. Degree defense broadsides were an important source of income for Colonial-era printers in Latin America and the printers offered "package deals" to the families of the graduate and post-graduate degree postulants; the packages were geared to the students' families economic means. Broadsides could be large (folio) or small (8vo), have an engraving or not, have a border of type ornaments or not, and be printed on standard paper or colored paper (usually blue); if one splurged, one could get the announcement printed, as here, on silk. The usual total number of copies printed for each candidate is unknown at this time, but is likely to have been only one or two dozen, and we also don't know if more than one silk copy was printed when that top option was in fact ordered. In extravagant cases, one can imagine one for the degree candidate, one for the parents, one for each godparent, etc.; still, such cases would probably have been few. Certainly, the printers would have been willing to rake in as much money as possible, on each happy occasion, and the richly beautiful silk mementos -- doubtless proudly displayed for years going forward in homes or offices -- would have been excellent ongoing advertisements. Equally clearly, however, the number of copies of all of the defense broadsides surviving is small, and the survival of those on silk is => very small. No copies of this broadside are traced via the usual bibliographies, nor via NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, KVK, CCILA, CCPB, or the OPACs of CONDUMEX, the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, and the national libraries of Spain and Mexico.

      [Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books ]
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        Phantasus. Eine Sammlung von Mährchen, Erzählungen, Schauspieln und Novellen herausgegeben von Ludwig Tieck.

      Berlin, In der Realschulbuchhandlung. 1812-1816. - 3 Bände. 8°. 2 Bl., 516 S.; Titel, 555 S., 1 S.Verbesserungen; Titel, 524 S. Halblederbände der Zeit mit späteren grünen, goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Goedeke VI, 39.72. - Borst 1162. - KNLL 16,583. - Erste Ausgabe. - Neben den Märchen der Brüder Grimm, die zweite grosse Sammlung mit Märchen des Jahres 1812. - Im Gegensatz zu den Grimmschen Märchen, hier als Kunstform in der Tradition des Boccaccio konzipiert. Mehrere Teile davon waren bereits als Einzeldrucke erschienen: "Der blonde Eckbert", "Der Runenberg", "Der gestiefelte Kater" u.a. Andere Teile wurden von Tieck für die Sammlung, die ausschliesslich aus eigenen Texten besteht, geschrieben. Tieck will damit seine Werke als geschlossener programmatischer Teil der Romantik präsentieren. - Papier gleichmässig gebräunt und stellenweise licht fleckig. Vorsätze mit Leimschatten. Einbände stark beschabt. Band 1 mit angesetztem Leder am oberen Kapital. Die Rückenschilder später. Einbandecken und -kanten zum Teil stark bestossen.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Scizze einer mahlerischen Reise durch die Schweiz. Aus dem Englischen eines Ungenannten. Hrsg. u. mit einigen Anmerkungen und einem doppelten Anhang von J. R. Wyß, Prof.

      Burgdorfer,, Bern. 1816 - Mit gest. Tit. mit Tit.-Vign. und Front. 2 Bll., 154 S. Goed. VI, 495, 11; Wäber 49; Holzm.-Boh. VI, 7561 (unter Devonshire). - Erste deutsche Ausgabe von "Sketch of a descriptive journey through Switzerland", eine 1796 anonym erschienene Reisebeschreibung. Der Katalog der British Library nennt Rowley Lascelles als Verfasser, während andere Verzeichnisse Elizabeth Herzogin von Devonshire nennen (irrig?). Sie war die Herausgeberin des Gedichts "The passage of Mount St. Gotthard" von Georgina Cavendish, das hier in kommentierter Übersetzung "Reise über den Gotthard" als Anhang beigegeben wurde. - Der Herausgeber J. R. Wyss, der im Katalog der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek als Verfasser genannt wird, hat die Beschreibung mit 66 langen und teils kritischen Anmerkungen versehen, wie auch durch 2 Anhänge umfangreich erweitert. Etwas späterer HLn. mit goldgepr. Rck.-Tit., OU. (mit Randausbesserungen) beigebunden, Text minimal stockfl. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inge Utzt]
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        Emma - First UK Edition 1816

      Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes. By the Author of 'Pride and Prejudice,' &c. &c. London: Printed for John Murray, 1816. First edition. Three twelvemo volumes. One of 2000 copies produced and the last novel to be published during Austen's lifetime - her fourth novel and published anonymously. Half titles to volumes 1 and 2 missing (as is usual), but volume three has half-title present. Beautifully clean pages without foxing and clean page edges. All three volumes have been sumptuously rebound by Aquarius of London, using twenty-three and a half carat gold leaf to the titles and in full leather. Raised gilt bands. Superb bindings and rare to find any bindings by Aquarius.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books]
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        Den Haag, feest op het Malieveld - Dirk Sluyter naar Haatje Pieters Oosterhuis, 1816.

      FEEST OP HET MALIEVELD?Volksfeest gevierd in ?s Gravenhage den 16de September 1816?. Ets met aquatint vervaardigd door Dirk Sluyter naar een tekening van Haatje Pieters Oosterhuis, uitgegeven te Amsterdam door J.C. Hagedoorn. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd (met latere toevoegingen). Afm. (prent) 33,2 x 46,7 cm.Er werd een volksfeest gehouden in ?s Gravenhage ter ere van de aankomst van Willem II, erfprins der Nederlanden en Anna Paulowna, grootvorstin van Rusland na hun huwelijk in Sint Petersburg in februari 1816. We zien dat een enorme menigte zich op het Malieveld heeft verzameld, waaronder veel soldaten.Muzikanten, goochelaars en acrobaten vertonen op een groot podium hun kunsten: een man met een kruiwagen loopt over een touw naar een hoge stellage. In kraampjes en vanaf kruiwagens wordt eten en drinken verkocht. Op de achtergrond rijden de koetsen van het jonggehuwde paar en hun gevolg.De couranten uit de dagen erna berichtten over de ?warme vreugde over de gelukkige aankomst van het Vorstelijk Paar en de ongekunstelde blijdschap, met welke alle harten vervuld waren.??Reeds van den morgen af, was het grootste gedeelte van de bevolking dezer residentie op de been; terwijl aan alle toegangen tot dezer stad de toevloed van zowel rij en vaartuigen , als te voet aankomende bewoners van andere steden en dorpen onbeschrijfelijk groot was. De menigte aanschouwers in en om het Malieveld, waar verschillende verrigtingen van koorddansers en andere verlastingen gratis voor het publiek gegeven werden, was talloos.??De Koninklijke familie reed geruime tijd door het veld en ontving aanhoudende ondubbelzinnige blijken van volksliefde en achting. Des avonds leverden de illuminatien van de stad het schilderschtigste gezicht op; de pracht en smaak, waarmede alle pleinen en straten en vooral de Vijverberg, het Voorhout en Boschkant verlicht en versierd waren, gaan alle beschrijving te boven.?Prijs: ?1.650,- (incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Journal of a Voyage up the River Missouri

      

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        Memoirs of My Own Times

      Philadelphia, 1816. First Edition. Three text volumes plus quarto atlas. Atlas with nineteen maps and plans (three folding, two partially colored). 4 vols. Original boards, paper labels. Labels heavily chipped. Spine worn on first volume and atlas, front board of volume two loosening. Light wear to boards and spines. Lightly foxed. Untrimmed and partially unopened. Very good. In uniform blue half morocco slipcases, spines gilt. A nice set, in original condition. First Edition. Three text volumes plus quarto atlas. Atlas with nineteen maps and plans (three folding, two partially colored). 4 vols. IN ORIGINAL BOARDS. Wilkinson's long and detailed memoir, full of justification of his own actions, but a vital work for the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Burr conspiracy.  Wilkinson (1757-1825) was a general in the American Revolution; he subsequently served in Wayne's Ohio campaign against the Indians, and was successively governor at Detroit, St. Louis, and New Orleans.  He was embroiled in Aaron Burr's western schemes, and ultimately became a Texas landowner.  The narrative begins in 1776 with Wilkinson's appointment to the Continental Army and his part in Arnold's attack on Quebec, and concludes with the end of the War of 1812.  The atlas illustrates battles in both conflicts.  A fascinating and well-illustrated biography of one of the most adventurous and controversial figures in American history. Very unusual in Original boards. Streeter Sale 1706; Philips Atlases 1344; Tompkins 108; Sabin 104029; Howes W429, "b."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Seder Tefillah

      1816. (JUDAICA—LITURGY). Seder Tefillah [Prayer Book]. WITH: Sefer Tehillim [Selections from the Book of Psalms]. Vienna: Georg Holzinger, 1816. Thick 16mo, contemporary full black morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gauffered. $2600.Handsome early 19th-century Vienna prayer book, together with selections from the Book of Psalms, finely bound in contemporary morocco-gilt in the ‘cathedral bindingÂ’ style, with gothic arched windows and architectural elements.By the outset of the 19th century, the Jewish population in Vienna was growing and becoming increasingly prominent throughout Europe. “By 1793 there was a Hebrew printing press in Vienna that soon became the center for Hebrew printing in Central EuropeÂ… At the time of the Congress of Vienna in 1815 the salons of Jewish hostesses served as entertainment and meeting places for the rulers of Europe. In 1821 nine Jews of Vienna were raised to nobilityÂ… especially during the first decades of the 19th century, Vienna became a center of the Haskalah movement” (Encyclopaedia Judaica). “One popular early design motif for publishersÂ’ leather was the ‘cathedral binding,Â’ so called because of its use of gothic architectural elements. These designs often reflected the bookÂ’s ecclesiastical content” (Morris & Levin, The Art of PublisherÂ’s Bookbindings, 1815-1915, 25). Title within typographical border. Text in Hebrew. Owner name stamped in gilt on front cover.Occasional light foxing, handsome contemporary morocco binding with light expert restoration. A distinguished copy from an important time in Viennese-Jewish history.

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        Vita del Cavaliere Giambattista Bodoni. Tipografo italiano e catalogo cronologio delle sue edizioni

      dalla Stamperia Ducale, Parma 1816 - Perduto il dorso del primo volume, abrasioni ai piatti, ottimi gli interni, edizione in barbe Importante opera del De Lama (amico di Bodoni), per celebrare il personaggio che tra la fine del '700 e l'inizio dell'800, rinnov˜ l'arte tipografica costruendo un modello di modernitˆ ed eleganza per tutta l'Europa. De Lama traccia, nel primo volume, la biografia di Bodoni e compila,åÊnel secondo volume, il catalogo completo della sua opera. (6) + III + (2) + 231; (6) + IX + (2) + 252 con complessive 2 tavv. f.t. p. 2 voll 260x190 mm

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        Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto The Third (Original Wrappers)

      London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition, Second Issue. Original Plain Wrappers. Good. 8 3/4" + Tall. 4 Pp Catalog At Front, (Iii), 79 Pp + 1 Pg. Adverts. At End. Second Issue, Variant With "Eagle" On P. 67. Catalog At Front Dated November 1816; Half Title Present. Original Plain Dark Grey Wrappers, Folded Around Flexible Thin Brown Flexible Cloth. Covers Worn With Some Fraying At Edges, Tiny Losses, Binding Intact With Most Of Spine Still Present. Contents With A Little Foxing On Each Page. Scarce When Tall And Uncut In Original Wrappers, Most Copies Having Been Bound In The Nineteenth Century.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW

      London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1816. This is an especially appealing item, both for its small size and its luxurious binding. One can picture a Victorian lady of means carrying this desirable accessory to church in a beautifully gloved hand--and its condition would indicate that it saw little or no use beyond that. The binding is unsigned, but it is clearly the work of a first-rate firm working with considerable skill in the prevailing style of combined blind and gilt decoration.. 122 x 73 mm. (4 3/4 x 3"). [920] pp. CHARMING CONTEMPORARY TAN STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO ELABORATELY TOOLED IN GILT AND BLIND, covers framed by wide floral gilt roll enclosing a central panel with additional frames in gilt and blind, a complex fleuron centerpiece in gilt and blind, raised bands, spine panels densely tooled in gilt incorporating foliage and floral elements and many small tools, turn-ins forming a wide gilt floral frame enclosing green watered silk endleaves with gilt trim, all edges gilt and intricately gauffered in floral patterns. Herbert 1637. Only the most trivial hint of rubbing, AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, the text quite clean, fresh, and bright, and in a virtually unworn and lustrous binding. This is an especially appealing item, both for its small size and its luxurious binding. One can picture a Victorian lady of means carrying this desirable accessory to church in a beautifully gloved hand--and its condition would indicate that it saw little or no use beyond that. The binding is unsigned, but it is clearly the work of a first-rate firm working with considerable skill in the prevailing style of combined blind and gilt decoration.

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        BURGHAUSEN. "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". - Alt auf Einfassungslinie geschnitten und auf Bütten montiert. - Inkunabel der Lithographie.

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        THE HOLY BIBLE: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Together with the Apocrypha. Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised

      Brattleboro, VT: J. Holbrook's, 1816. Hard Cover. Very Good. Large Quarto. With Marginal Notes and References. To Which are Added, an Index: an Alphabetical Table of all the Names in the Old and New Testaments, with their Significations: and, what has Never Before been Added, an Account of the Lives and Martyrdom of the Apostles and Evangelists.Third Edition. Engraved frontispiece and title page. Engraved title page dated 1816, printed title page dated 1817. A very good copy bound in three quarter leather and cloth covered boards, raised bands spine, gilt lettering and decoration spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Many maps and engraved illustrations. Dark spot front cover where label was been removed. Mild cover edge wear, Light scattered foxing. Small hole affecting rfep and last few pages. 931 pp. + Concordance.

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        RESEARCHES INTO THE HISTORY OF PLAYING CARDS; with illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood.

      London, printed by T. Bensley for Robert Triphook, 1816. FIRST EDITION 1816, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES. 4to, approximately 270 x 215 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, title page printed red and black, 19 plates, 11 engraved plates and eight hand coloured woodcuts, numerous woodcuts in the text, some on india paper, plus two additional hand colored plates titled, "Origine des Cartes A Jourer," illustrating and describing the four face cards and the ten: the Kings noted as Alexandre, David, Caesar and Charlemagne: clubs, spades, diamonds and hearts respectively & "Notice Historique et rasionnee des Noms donnes aux Cartes," the latter plate highlighted in gold, historiated initials, 1 attractive headpiece incorporating playing cards, pages: XVI, 373, [3], including index, plate list and errata page, bound in full straight-grained black morocco, quintuple gilt fillet border to covers with a decorative gilt lozenge to the middle of each side, raised gilt bands to spine, 5 compartments with gilt decoration imitating the covers, gilt title, all edges gilt, maroon endpapers, double gilt rule to inner dentelles. Very slight rub to head of spine and corners, spine gilt a touch dull, very light rubbing to covers, armorial bookplate to front pastedown, small modern bookplate to front endpaper, very small split to front inner paper hinge, pale offsetting to title page from frontispiece, otherwise a very good clean tight copy. Jessel & Horr, Bibliographies of Works on Playing Cards (1972), 1513. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Narrative of a Ten Years' Residence at Tripoli in Africa

      1816. First Edition . (AFRICA) TULLY, Richard. Narrative of a Ten YearsÂ’ Residence at Tripoli in AfricaÂ… Also, An Account of the Domestic Manners of the Moors, Arabs, and Turks. London: Henry Colburn, 1816. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter red morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. $2500.First edition of this revealing “insider” account of the Court of the Bashaw of Tripoli, with engraved folding map of the “Regencies of Tripoli and Tunis,” and five vibrant hand-colored aquatints of Moorish costume and customs.“This work is one of the most important records of Tripolitan life during the 18th century” (Maggs II 2003). Richard Tully was the British Consul at Tripoli from 1783 to 1793. “The closest intimacy subsisted” between TullyÂ’s family and the reigning Bashaw, whose “authentic memoirs and anecdotes” are related here in TullyÂ’s sisterÂ’s letters. These letters provide “the only exact account of the private manners and conduct of this African Despot, and detail such scenes and events, such sketches of human weakness and vice, the effects of ambition, avarice, envy, and intrigue, as will scarcely appear credibleÂ… In the parts of Africa to which [the letters] refer, the natives neither admit nor even know of innovations, their manners remaining from age to age invariably the sameÂ… The volume will be found an object of particular curiosity, from the lively and artless manner in which it lays open the interior of the Court of the Bashaw of Tripoli.” Miss TullyÂ’s Tripoli was the source Lord Byron used for his description of furniture in Canto III of Don Juan (see Letters V, 346). Tooley 493. See Abbey, Travel 301 (1817 edition). Plate impressions crisp and colors bright, light occasional foxing to margins of text, foxing and faint dampstain to map. A very desirable copy in near-fine condition.

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        Europe After the Congress of Vienna

      1816 - A stunning John Thomson map of Europe after the Congress of Vienna(1816). This 4-part map set is in as good condition as any Thomson map I have ever offered. A very detailed map, finely engraved with great coloring.

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        AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY, or The classification of Insects. In a series of familiar letters. With illustrative engravings.

      x, 192 pages. Illustrated with 12 engraved plates. Contemporary full calf, recently re-backed. 12mo. First edition.A very good copy of the rare first edition of this book, reissued in 1816 under the title, An Introduction to the natural history and classification of insects, in a series of letters. Lawrence Darton in his bibliography, 'The Dartons,' was unable to trace a single copy dated 1815, and believed incorrectly that the work was not published until1816. All copies of the 1816 edition have cancelled titles indicating that a change of title was made shortly before the issuing of the new edition. See Darton, G997. We have handled one copy before, but no copy is listed in either Copac or WorldCat.

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        The Grand Master or Adventures of Qui Hi? in Hindostan. A Hudibrastic Poem in Eight Cantos by Quiz. Illustrated with Engravings by Rowlandson

      London: Thomas Tegg, 1816. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 4to. x,30,33-74,73-252pp. Engraved title page, folding frontispiece, and 26 plates, all hand-tinted in sepia. Contemporary half leather, spine simply ruled in gilt; marbled paper boards. The cancel leaf C8 (pp.31-32) is usually lacking and was removed because of a revision to Canto I, there being no loss of text; minor pagination duplication at 73-74. Boards worn at edges and rubbed, with a neat repair to the upper hinge; frontispiece reinforced at the fold; else a very good copy. This copy is unusual in that the plates are tinted, not colored. Tooley 412.

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        Autograph letter signed; "Freytag" to unnamed "Sehr geehrter Herr und Freund," January 7, 1862

      Leipzig. -. One edge a bit roughly cut, corners creased, offsetting from blue ink used to write letter.. One page, single leaf of unprinted stationery, approx. 5-1/2 X 9 in. Short letter of introduction about the Scottish politician and diplomat Grant Duff. Gustav Freytag (1816-1895) was a popular writer and journalist, as well as a deputy in the Reichstag.

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        Circular). Sir, In the present crisis of our political affairs, it is of the utmost importance, that the friends of the republican institutions of this State should be active and vigilant, to counteract the efforts of their adversaries

      Hartford 1816 - 1 pp. (bifolium). Signed in print by committee: John Caldwell, Jonathan W. Edwards, Thomas S. Williams, Hartford, October 28, 1816 (The Connecticut Historical Society lists a copy but has the date as the 23rd rather than the 28th: OCLC: 50413785.). Published just a week after the rout of the Republicans in the Connecticut elections for the Council of Assistants, this Republican Committee recommended following the methodical example of the Federalists at identifying candidates for freeman, then doing everything necessary to have them qualified and brought out to vote Federalist, something the Republicans had been lax at doing. But while the Federalists were still strong in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Delaware, they were a beaten party nationally; Monroe was easily elected president in December 1816, winning over 80 percent of the electoral vote. Provenance: addressed to "Reuben Lumm, Esq., Derby." Lumm was a Selectman for the town of Derby from 1796 to 1818 and a State Legislator. John Caldwell, Jonathan W. Edwards, Thomas S. Williams were all Justices of the Peace and prominent lawyers and businessmen in Hartford. Small tears along edges and folds for mailing, two 1-inch holes on margins not affecting text, addressed on verso of blank, still about very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        (Circular). Sir, In the present crisis of our political affairs, it is of the utmost importance, that the friends of the republican institutions of this State should be active and vigilant, to counteract the efforts of their adversaries

      Hartford, 1816. First edition. Self wrappers. Small tears along edges and folds for mailing, two 1-inch holes on margins not affecting text, addressed on verso of blank, still about very good.. 1 pp. (bifolium). Signed in print by committee: John Caldwell, Jonathan W. Edwards, Thomas S. Williams, Hartford, October 28, 1816 (The Connecticut Historical Society lists a copy but has the date as the 23rd rather than the 28th: OCLC: 50413785.). Published just a week after the rout of the Republicans in the Connecticut elections for the Council of Assistants, this Republican Committee recommended following the methodical example of the Federalists at identifying candidates for freeman, then doing everything necessary to have them qualified and brought out to vote Federalist, something the Republicans had been lax at doing. But while the Federalists were still strong in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Delaware, they were a beaten party nationally; Monroe was easily elected president in December 1816, winning over 80 percent of the electoral vote. Provenance: addressed to "Reuben Lumm, Esq., Derby." Lumm was a Selectman for the town of Derby from 1796 to 1818 and a State Legislator. John Caldwell, Jonathan W. Edwards, Thomas S. Williams were all Justices of the Peace and prominent lawyers and businessmen in Hartford.

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

      Wien: S. A. Steiner und Comp. [PN] S. et C. 2581, [July 1816]. Folio. Both parts bound together with original silk ribbon. Piano: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-21, [i] (blank) pp.; Violin: [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With the word "Preis" printed, the amount in manuscript, in ink: "1 fl. 16 st." Decorative title engraved by A. Müller incorporating an image of the double-headed eagle of the Austrian empire. Capital letter "L" added in pencil to final page of piano part. Browning to title and edges; slight offsetting; outer bifolium of piano part partially separated at spine. An untrimmed copy. In very good condition overall. First Edition, first issue. New Kinsky p. 619. Hirsch IV, 356. Hoboken 2, 411.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        American Mercury. Vols. xxxi - xxxiii [in part: 61 issues]

      Babcock and Son, Hartford, CT 1816 - Weekly newspaper. This grouping not entirely consecutive. 21 issues from 1815 (plus 7 with considerable loss) and 40 issues from 1816 (+ 2 w/ loss). Tied in two bundles at left; horizontal rounded fold at centre. Specifics upon request. Size: Folio [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        RESEARCHES INTO THE HISTORY OF PLAYING CARDS; with illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood

      London, printed by T. Bensley for Robert Triphook, 1816.. FIRST EDITION 1816, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES. 4to, approximately 270 x 215 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, title page printed red and black, 19 plates, 11 engraved plates and eight hand coloured woodcuts, numerous woodcuts in the text, some on india paper, plus two additional hand colored plates titled, "Origine des Cartes A Jourer," illustrating and describing the four face cards and the ten: the Kings noted as Alexandre, David, Caesar and Charlemagne: clubs, spades, diamonds and hearts respectively & "Notice Historique et rasionnee des Noms donnes aux Cartes," the latter plate highlighted in gold, historiated initials, 1 attractive headpiece incorporating playing cards, pages: XVI, 373, [3], including index, plate list and errata page, bound in full straight-grained black morocco, quintuple gilt fillet border to covers with a decorative gilt lozenge to the middle of each side, raised gilt bands to spine, 5 compartments with gilt decoration imitating the covers, gilt title, all edges gilt, maroon endpapers, double gilt rule to inner dentelles. Very slight rub to head of spine and corners, spine gilt a touch dull, very light rubbing to covers, armorial bookplate to front pastedown, small modern bookplate to front endpaper, very small split to front inner paper hinge, pale offsetting to title page from frontispiece, otherwise a very good clean tight copy. Jessel & Horr, Bibliographies of Works on Playing Cards (1972), 1513. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Vocabulary, Or Collection of Words and Phrases Which Have Been Supposed to Be Peculiar to the United States of America. To Which is Prefixed an Essay on the Present State of the English Language in the United States.

      8vo. Boston: Cummings and Hilliard, 1816. 8vo., light brown clamshell box, vii, 206 pp., [1]. Original blue paper boards, rebacked with new paper label on spine (original label slipped in), minor foxing, binding somewhat rubbed; very good. Ink inscription on title, “I. Tucker’s, presented by the author.” Second edition, presentation copy. Originally published in the Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and now republished with corrections and additions. This vocabulary of Americanisms or idioms was the first of its kind, and the only work on the subject until Bartlett’s work was published in 1848. Sabin 62638.

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        The beauties and defects in the figure of the horse. Comparatively delineated in a series of coloured plates.

      London, S. & J. Fuller, 1816. 4°. 26 cm. 30 Blatt. Dunkelbrauner Ganzlederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Buch in Leinenmappe, diese im roten Halbleder-Schmuckschuber mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel.. Erste Ausgabe. Mit 18 handkolorierten Tafeln. Vorsätze fleckig. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Pferdesport / equestrian sports; Pferdezucht / horse breeding

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        Carte Encyprotype de L'EUROPE reduite de celle sur 4 feuilles du même Auteur.

      Paris. 1816 - Copper engraving. Later colour. Size: 79 x 57 cm. Fine condition. Good wide margins. A very large and detailed map of Europe, coloured in outline, showing the national borders of the time. The Austrian empire stretches from the Plains of Lombardy to Transylvania, Germany and Italy divided into small kingdoms, and the Ottoman Empire reaches as far as the Danube. Title at top left, 12 scales at lower right.

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        Lettres sur le Caucase et la Géorgie suivies d'une relation d'un Voyage en Perse en 1812. Relation d'un Voyage a Tauris en 1812

      Chez Perthes & Besser (, Hamburg 1816 - Octavo (20.5 x 13 cm). Later quarter imitation leather binding; [3], 4-230, [3], 234-353, [2] pp. [1] map and 4 engraved vignettes in the text (signed S. D. Bendixen and F. A. de la Belle); errata page. Inventory stamp of the Gatchina Palace Library (Gatchinskii dvorets); half title signed "Casimir" in ink. Edges of boards lightly rubbed, light stains to front endpapers, p. 163 with neat tape repair, a few light stains/foxing throughout, two pages with tiny hole, one marginal annotation in pencil. This copy lacks the folding map of the Caucasus region! This account of Frederika Afanas'eva von Freygang's (nee Kudriavskaia) journey to the Caucasus in the years 1811-1812 is one of the earliest such accounts by a Russian woman writer. The correspondence sent by Frederika to her husband (then head of a military command to the Transcaucasus region during the latter stages of the Russo-Persian War of 1804-1813) chronicles her arduous journey through the Russian steppe and the main range of the Caucasus Mountains with her three children. The descriptive passages of the people, customs, and geography encountered along the way are rendered in the flowing French idiom of the Russian aristocracy and represent a valuable record of the early era of Russian colonial expansion in the region. Freygang's impressions and descriptions were of undoubted importance to the military administration of the time and to the aristocratic readership, as the provenance of this copy illustrates (it stems from the Imperial collection of the Gatchina Palace Library). An important work from an early nineteenth-century female author. The second part of the book, by Frederika Freygang's husband Wilhelm, is a historico-political account of the Transcaucasus region compiled from notes taken in the field. Freygang's military sorties took him to the territories of the present day nations of Georgia, Armenia, Iran, and Azerbaijan, and his account of these lands, then mostly under the administration of the Persian Empire, is an early exemplar of the colonial and orientalist works that would come into vogue with the reading public in the following decades. Together an early and important work with broad anthropological and historical interest. Only one other copy attested in the trade. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

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

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