The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1817

        Five autograph letters to John Wilson Croker

      1817 - Correspondence with John Wilson Croker over the sudden death of his brother: five autograph letters signed ("Donoughmore"): 11pp. 8vo &c, Knocklofty, 15 August 1817 & undated. "From a sick bed, tho' in a state of progressive amendment for the last two days, it becomes my painful duty to communicate to you the accompanying detail [a medical report, not present] of the event of this day: which has, in a moment, & from apparent perfect health, deprived you of a Brother, & myself of an esteemed friend . . ." Walter Croker (1767-1817), Barrack-Master of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, was the elder half-brother of John Wilson Croker (1780-1857). The Times reported his death on 29 August: "Walter Croker, Esq. of Corrabella, county Tipperary, brother of John Wilson Croker, Esq. Secretary to the Admiralty. He was seized with an apoplectic fit, at his country seat, as he was preparing to get on horseback, on Thursday last, at two o'clock in the afternoon, and continued in the fit until four o’clock the following morning, when he breathed his last. Mr. Croker had returned to Ireland only the preceding Saturday from London, where he had been some weeks on a visit to his brother." Lord Donoughmore is solicitous, efficient, circumspect. "Care was at once taken," he continues, "by a communication with the General of the District, to protect the public stores, for which poor Croker was responsible, against peculation, by any of his own inferior officers or agents. Being entirely unacquainted with the State of his personal affairs, I am enabled to form no estimate whatever, of the situations in which he may have left his Widow [née Margaret Nagle, married 1792] & his three children, respecting pecuniary matters. Nor Can I be aware, how far you might conceive it proper to suggest the son [John], as a fit person to be recommended, under all the circumstances of the case, to succeed to the Father's office, of one of the Barrackmasters of this County . . ." Nevertheless, he has taken it upon himself to "secure an opening" for such an application and is forwarding at the same time a copy of his letter to Mr Peel (the future prime minister; since 1812 Chief Secretary for Ireland). Richard Hely-Hutchinson (1756-1825, succeeded 1788 as second Baron Donoughmore, created 1797 Viscount Donoughmore, 1800 Earl of Donoughmore, 1821 Viscount Hutchinson), sometime joint Postmaster-General in Ireland and a generous spokesman for Irish Catholics, was appointed in Walter Croker's will joint trustee and guardian - with his brother - of the three children. Their correspondence on the topic is preserved at the William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor. Donoughmore's four other letters, all equally civil, relate to John Wilson Croker's immediate visit to Ireland, who he might like or need to or will see, &c. Rather than stay at Corrabella, why not make Knocklofty his "dining & sleeping place"? This would be "very satisfactory" to the Earl and his brother Lord Hutchinson (John, 1757-1832; created 1801 Baron Hutchinson).

      [Bookseller: James Fergusson Books & Manuscripts]
 1.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Clarissa Harlowe

      28 - London - H. Hogg and Co., 1817. 28 - London - H. Hogg and Co., 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two uniformly bound volumes containing Richardson's classic novel Clarissa. Comprised of two separate printings of the stereotype edition, the first volume dated 1817, and the second dated 1828. Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, published in 1748. It tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, and is the longest real novel in the English language. With engraved frontispiece to volume I. Foyle's bookseller's label to front pastedowns. Complete in two volumes(eight parts bound in two). Condition: In half-calf bindings. Externally, rubbed, with wear to the extremities. Three joints starting, with backstrip of volume I lifting slightly. Internally, binding strained in places, with some pages working loose. Ink inscriptions to front pastedowns and front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing throughout and some offsetting to the title page from the frontispiece. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 2.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Idea de los Barcos de Vapor, ó Descripcion de su máquina, relacion de sus progresos, é indicacion de sus ventajas.

      En Sanlucar, por D. Francisco de Sales del Castillo, 1817. - in-12. 76pp. 1 planche dépliante hors-texte. Demi-veau à coins (Reliure de l'époque, menus défauts). Edition Originale très rare, imprimée à Sanlúcar de Barrameda, de cet ouvrage consacré au premier bateau à vapeur espagnol, le 'Betis' qui inaugura la première ligne régulière reliant Séville à Sanlúcar, sur le Guadalquivir. Manuel María del Marmol (1775-1841), recteur de l'Université de Séville, y décrit avec enthousiasme le fonctionnement de la chaudière à vapeur et les avantages du nouveau moyen de locomotion par rapport à la navigation à voile. Ce volume très rare manque notamment aux collections de la Biblioteca Nacional. Planche dépliante gravée en fin d'ouvrage, représentant une machine à vapeur. Coins émoussés et mors légèrement frottés. Palau, 152420. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
 3.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Rejected Addresses

      London - Gale and Fenner, 1817. London - Gale and Fenner, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A whimsical collection of verse and prose. Sixteenth edition. A book of parodies by the brothers James and Horace Smith. Generally considered one of the most successful humorous books of the early nineteenth century, and said to havebrought the craft of parody to maturity. With anonymous copperplate inscription to front blank. Condition: In a half calf binding with paper-covered boards. Externally, generally smart with slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Bright with the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 4.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Curiosities of Literature

      London - John Murray, 1817. London - John Murray, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete set of this collection of essays on literature by Isaac Disraeli. Sixth edition. Isaac D'Israeli was the father of Victorian Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli. In 1791 D'Israeli inherited the whole fortune of his maternal grandmother Esther Syprut, and so became financially independent. He took rooms in James Street, Adelphi, then a haunt of literary men, and began to frequent the British Museum, where he met Francis Douce and other scholars. In the same year he published anonymously the first volume of Curiosities of literature, consisting of anecdotes, characters, sketches, and observations, literary, critical, and historical. This compilation followed the fashion for biographical anecdotes, and was an immediate success. A second volume, with the author's name on the title-page, was added in 1793; a third in 1817; and a Second Series, in three more volumes, in 1823. The work was often revised (13th edn, 1843) and gradually became more like a collection of essays. (DNB)With folding facsimiles to volume II. Complete in three volumes. Condition: Amateurly rebound in half-calf. Externally, generally smart, though with some marks and slight rubbing. One hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmlybound. Pages have some scattered foxing throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 5.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Handbuch über die Obstbauzucht und Obstlehre.

      . Frankfurt am Main: Hermanschen Buchhandlung 1817. With 5 folding engraved plates. XXIV + 872 pp. Contemporary half calf, spine worn, lacking leather at extremities..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 6.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Dr. Martin Luther und seine Zeitgenossen. Dargestellt in einer Reihe karakterisirender Züge und Anekdoten. Zur würdigen Feyer des III ten Jahrhunderts der Reformation. Erster und zweiter Band (alles),

      Augsburg, Verlag August Baemer, 1817 - VIII, 339 Seiten mit einem Titelkupfer, 3 Kupfertafeln und 1 Handschriftenprobe sowie XXII, 268 Seiten mit einem Titelkupfer, 3 Kupfertafeln und 1 Handschriftenprobe. auf dem Vorsatz ein 5 zeiliger handschriftlicher Eintrag von Johann Heinrich Voß. Es handelt sich um Strophe aus seinem Gedicht "Luthersinn". Unter der Strophe von Johann Heinrich Voß signiert.Buchblock mit wenigen min. Bleistiftmarkierungen, sonst guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1800 19 cm, Halbledereinband der Zeit

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rump]
 7.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Teutschlands [Deutschlands] Geschichte. (3 Bände).

      Nürnberg : Riegel ; Wießner, 1817, 1818, 1819. Bd. 1: XXXVI, 568 S. : 1 Titelkupfer, Bd. 2.1: XIV, 298 S. : 1 Titelkupfer, Bd. 2.2: XII, 584 S., 19 cm, Pappeinbände der Zeitz teilweise mit Wasserflecken und leicht berieben, Bd. 1: 2 Seiten des Inhaltsverzeichnisses falsch eingebunden, papierbedingt leicht gebräunt..

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat Köln]
 8.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland with Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides; with Observations on the Antiquities, Language, Genius, and Manners, of the Highlanders of Scotland by the Reverend Donald M'Nicol of Lismore, Argyleshire

      Printed at the Stanhope Press, Glasgow by and for R. Chapman Sold by A. & J. M. Duncan [and others] 1817. Glasgow 1817.. Printed at the Stanhope Press, Glasgow by and for R. Chapman Sold by A. & J. M. Duncan [and others] 1817. Glasgow 1817. Hard back binding in contemporary half leather, five raised bands to the spine, gilt title and author lettering to green morocco label, brown cloth covered boards with small gilt motif and Latin motto 'luceo non uro' [light not burn] to the centre of the front and rear boards, marble page edges. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [vi] 504 printed pages of text with engraved monochrome frontispiece of Samuel Johnson by E. Mitchell from a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Just a little age toning and foxing to the edges of the front end papers, small neat bookplate inside 'D. M.' which matches the motif to the covers and in Very Good clean and smart condition Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
 9.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Annalen der Preußischen innern Staats-Verwaltung. Herausgegeben vom wirklichen Geheimen Ober-Regierungs-Rath von Kamptz, in Berlin.

      Berlin, In der Expedition der Annalen, beim Hofrath Schmidt, im Königl. Ministerium des Innern und der Polizei 1817-1839.. Bände 1.1 - 23.1 (Jahrgänge 1817-1839) samt Haupt-Register der Jahre 1817-1826 (in ings. 38 (von 47) Bänden). Es fehlen folgende 9 Teilbände: 1.2 (1817), 2.2 (1818), 6.2 (1822), 7.1 (1823), 15.1 (1831), 17.1 (1833), 20.2 (1836), 21.2 (1837), 23.2 (1839). 8° (20 x 13 cm), goldgeprägte Pappeinbände der Zeit mit roten Rückenschildern.. Mit Registerband: "Haupt-Register zu den Annalen der preußisch innern Staatsverwaltung für die zehn Jahrgänge 1817 bis 1826 einschließlich. Mit einem Verzeichnisse sämmtlicher Städte des preußischen Staats, hinsichtlich ihrer Lage nach landräthlichen Kreisen und Regierungsbezirken bezeichnet. Berlin 1827". - In Frakturschrift gedruckt. - Bibliotheksexemplare mit Rückensignatur und Stempeln ("Staatliche Archivverwaltung. Archivdepot Dornburg"). Mit handschriftlicher Eintragung in Tinte ("Bibliotheck der koenigl. Policei Directorei zu Potsdam") auf den Vorsätzen. Einbände stark berieben, bestoßen und staubfleckig. Mit gelegentlichen Buntstiftanstreichungen. Vorsätze leicht stockfleckig. Bände wurden 1999 fachmännisch vom Gamma-Service behandelt. - Sonst guter Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Kretzer - www.bibliotheca-th]
 10.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Johann Gottfried Herder's Werke. Zur schönen Literatur und Kunst. 18 Bände. Es fehlen meistens die Titelblätter

      Wien, Geistinger, 1817 - 1819,. HLDr.der Zeit, kl.-8°. Einbände etwas berieben u. abgegriffen. Bei manchen Teilen die Rückendeckel teilweise eingerissen u. ohne Rückenschildchen. Besitzeranmerkungen mit Bleistift auf Titel. Seiten minimal altersgebräunt, stellenweise leicht stockfleckig. Ansonst gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
 11.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        THE REVOLT OF ISLAM; A POEM IN TWELVE CANTOS

      London: Printed for C. and J. Ollier, 1817 [i.e.. 1818].. London: Printed for C. and J. Ollier, 1817 [i.e.. 1818].. [2],[v]-xxxii,[2],270pp. plus errata (bound after the dedicatory poem) and terminal blank. Large octavo. Contemporary linen and boards, printed paper spine label. Wanting the half- title. Occasional foxing, spine extremities worn, with cracking to joints (cords sound), small bookplates of Dorothy Sturges and Mary E.B. Hudson First edition under this title, first issue, comprised of sheets from LAON AND CYTHNA, equipped with a cancel title, and considerably revised via some 26 cancel leaves. This is one of the very scarce copies with the title imprint misdated 1817. The status of this early if not contemporary binding is somewhat puzzling: the printed spine label conforms to Wise's description/transcription, but the edges are trimmed (20 x 13 cm) and the errata ([b2]) was misbound before the fly- title for the main poem rather than in its normal place after the title- leaf. TINKER 1895. GRANNISS, p.50. WISE (SHELLEY LIBRARY), p.50.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
 12.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Archiv für den Thierischen Magnetismus. Bände I bis VI [von 12].

      - In Verbindung mit mehreren Naturforschern herausgegeben. Erstausg. Bd.I: Altenburg u. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus / Bd.II-V: Halle, Bei Hemmerde und Schwetschke / Bd. VI: Leipzig, bei F.L. Herbig, 1817-1820. VIII, 188 S.; IV, 188 S.; X [rect. II], 174 S., 8 Bll. / IV, 188 S.; IV, 175 S.; VIII, 160 S. / IV, 171 S.; IV, 180 S.; 1 gefalt. Kupfertaf.; VIII, 166 S. / IV, 164 S.; IV, 132 S., 2 gefalt. Kupfertaf., 6 Bll.; VI, 288 S. / 3 Bll., 188 S.; IV, 180 S.; VIII, 158 S. / IV, 171 S., 1 Bl.; IV, 172 S.; X, 198 S., 8°, Priv. Halbleder d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschildern mit dreiseitigem Farbschnitt, die letzten beiden Bde. leicht abweichend Ackermann II/10; Slg. du Prel 557: "Die bedeutendste frühe deutsche Zeitschrift über dieses Gebiet". - Wichtiges Organ der Mesmerismus-Anhänger, "sollte Licht über dieses dunkle Gebiet der Natur verbreiten" (Hirsch-H. II,432). Es erschienen 12 Bände, jew. untergliedert in drei Stücke (daher die Seitenzählung). Jedes Stück mit Inhaltsverzeichnis, ab Bd.II mit Register u. einem zusätzlichen Inhaltsverzeichnis für den gesamten Band. Durch die Verlagswechsel u. die Herausgabe in Einzelstücken sind vollständige Expl. selten. - Mit Beiträgen der Hrsg. u. von etlichen anderen Autoren. U.a. über: Neue Erkenntnisse auf dem Gebiet des Mesmeriusmus; Erfahrungsberichte u. theoretische Abhandlungen; Krankengeschichten u. Experimente; Besprechungen neu erschienener Schriften etc. - Carl August von Eschenmayer, auch Adolph (Adam) Karl August (von) Eschenmayer (1768-1852), Mediziner, Philosoph u. Mitstreiter Justinus Kerners. Desweiteren Gründer u. Mitherausgeber des hiervorliegenden "Archiv für thierischen Magnetismus" (1817-24, siehe dazu Bonin). Er lehrte als einer der Ersten an der Universität Tübingen Psychiatrie u. setzte sich mit dem Wirken von Johann Joseph Gassner, dem bekanntesten "Wunderheiler" des 18. Jhs., auseinander. - Einbände berieben, leicht bestossen u. fleckig; Vorsätze tlw. etwas fleckig u. mit Besitervermerken; tlw. mit Feuchtigkeitsrändern, sonst gute Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
 13.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        "Victualien Preise in dem Theurungs Jahre 1817 im Monate Januar". In vier Reihen untereinander werden die Preise im Januar 1817 dargestellt.

      . Altkolorierte Radierung bei Zanna & Co., Augsburg, 1817, 29,5 x 37,5 cm.. Zeitgeschichtlich interessantes Ereignisblatt, das die enormen Preissteigerungen durch die Missernten im "Jahr ohne Sommer" 1816 widerspiegelt. Die Ernteausfälle waren durch den Klimawandel nach einem Vulkanausbruch 1815 im heutigen Indonesien entstanden. Dies führte in der Folge auch in Europa zu Hunger und kräftigen Preissteigerungen. - Geglättete Faltspuren und gering fleckig. Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
 14.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        L'écuyer des dames, ou lettres sur l'équitation, contenant des principes et des exemples sur l'art de monter à cheval. Ouvrage utile à l'un ou l'autre sexe, et orné de figures gravées d'après les dessins d'H. Vernet.

      Paris, Huzard 1817 - In-8 [196 x 123 mm]. Collation : 162 pp., 3 planches h.-t. Demi-basane brune, dos orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.) Illustré par 3 planches gravées d'après les dessins d'Horace Vernet. Deuxième édition augmentée d'une XIIe lettre contenant un traité sur la manière de dresser les chevaux d'arquebuse pour la chasse à tir. "L'auteur s'inspire de Newcastle et de La Guérinière. Il veut que ses élèves commencent leur instruction en habit d'homme et ne leur permet que plus tard la position à cheval et le costume habituels de l'amazone." Menessier de La Lance II, 336. Le dos est un peu frotté sinon bon exemplaire. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
 15.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The First Part of the Institute of the Laws of England or a Commentary upon LITTLETON : not the Name of the Author only, but of the Law itself. Notes on Lord Coke's First Institute, or Commentary upon LITTLETON. By Francisa HARGRAVE and Charles BUTLER.

      London, Printed for W. Clarke & sons; C. Hunter; and S. Brooke, 1817.. The seventeenth editon, in two volumes; with addional Notes, by Charles BUTLER. Oktav. (1:) CCXIX S., gefaltetes Kupfer: Gradus Parentelae & Consanguinitatis, 309 ungezählte Blätter; (2:) 384 gez. Bll. 2 spätere Halblederbände mit Leinenüberzug auf den Buchdeckeln.. Den Anspruch von Vollkommenheit kennt man gewöhnlich aus der Musik, so bei wenigen Werken, bei denen jede Note zu stimmen scheinen, gelegentlich wird auch in er Literatur behauptet, ein vollkommenes Werk gelesen zu haben. Unter den Juristen finden wir keine Ansprüche dieser Tragweite, vielleicht bis auf das berühmte Werk von Thomas Littleton (gest. 1481), der vermutlich für seinen Sohn dieses juristische Einführungswerk verfasste. Zumindest in England wird nicht ohne Stolz vermerkt, "it is a work of as absolute perfection in its kind, and as free from error, as any book that I have known to be written of any human learning".(Marvin 469) Der hier vorgenommene Kommentar avancierte als "Coke on Littleton" zu einem der berühmtesten Werke in der englischen Rechtsliteratur. Es ist das Hauptwerk von Coke und stellt eine Enzyklopädie des Rechts (of Common Law) dar. Die 13. Auflage aus dem Jahre 1788 erfärht durch den grossen Notenapparat von Hargrave und Butler eine Bereicherung. Sir Edward COKE (1552-1634) called to the Bar in 1578, he soon built up a large practice. By the favour of Burghley he rose rapidly in public office, becoming Recorder of London in 1591, Solicitor-General in 1592, Speaker of the House of Commons in 1592, and Attorney-General in 1594, which office he held till 1606. As such he championed the crown and its prerogative powers. He had a conduct of many of the great trials of the time, prosecuting Essex and Southampton (1600-01), Raleigh (1603) and the Gunpowder Plot conspirators (1605). As a prosecutor he was frequently savage and tyrannical. He had a lasting hatred of Catholics and prosecuted them with vehemence. In 1606 he became Chief Justice of the Common PLeas and came into conflict with the king over his views on the extent of jurisdiction of the common law courts, first quarrelling with the ecclesiastical courts and asserting the power of the common law courts to determine limits of ecclesiastical jurisdiction. In 1610 Coke gave an opinion that a royal proclamation cannot change the law, and in 1611 came in conflict with the Court of High Commission and had to evade being put on the Commission himself. He had now became the embodiment of the common law and an opponent of royal power. In 1613 he was transferred to the Chief Justiceship of the King's Bench in the hope he would protect the rights of the Crown, and made a member of the Privy Council, but trouble continued. He maintained that, if the judges were consulted on a pending case, they should be consulted in a body. Than he quarrelled with Lord Ellesmere as to the jurisdiction of the court of chancery, a dispute finally settled by James I in favour of the chancery, and finally he quarrelled over the King's right to stop or delay proceedings in the common law courts. In a case of 1616 the court refused to delay hearing a case and in a letter to the King Coke evidenced an inclination to deny the King's prerogative to cntrol the conduct of pending cases where royal interests were involved. Coke was summoned before the Council and dismissed (1616). The King, James I, was unable to trust Coke in office against because of fundamental differences between them in political views but by 1617 he was back in the Privy Council. In 1620 Coke appeared as leader of the Parliamentary oopisition, completely changed front, and forged the alliance between Parliament and the common law against the royal prerogative. He quickly assumed the lead in all the developing resistance to the King and his policy. In 1623 he was removed from the Council and for a time was a prisoner in the Tower, but was shortly restored to favour. In the Parliament of 1628 he took the lead in framing the Petition of Right, but thereafter took no part in public affairs. While a law officer he began to accumulate the materials for his published works. He was a master of mediaeval law and the old books and records, though on non-legal literature he was uncritical and fathered many inaccuracies. Above all, in his INstitutes he wrote the first textbook on the modern common law. Of the four books, the first known as Coke on Littleton contains Littleton's Tenures with an elaborate commentary (1628), the second a commentary on Magna Charta and other mediaeval statutes and certain later statutes (1641), the third deals with the criminal alw (1641) and the fourth gives an account of the various courts which had jurisdiction in England (1641). The first (book) is the most elaborate ans is the fruit of a lifetime's study, and utilizes all Coke's learning and experience. It is virtually a legal encyclopaedia, the entries hung on pegs suggested by the sentences and words of Littleton. His invluence has been enormous in fixing the form and development of modern English law; the work has always been recognized as of the highest authority. In doubtless tended to preserve ancient forms in the law, but largely underlies the constitutional idea of rule of law. He was more learned and practical than the philosophic Bacon, and his word has had far greater influence in law.

      [Bookseller: Azo-Antiquariat]
 16.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Harold the Dauntless;

      Edinburgh - James Ballantyne and Co, 1817. Edinburgh - James Ballantyne and Co, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An uncommon volume of poetry by Sir Walter Scott. First edition. With a previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown of Captain Caulfield, and an ink signature to front blank of one Nellie Murphy. Harold the Dauntless is a rhymed, romantic, narrative-poem by Sir Walter Scott. The last of his long verse narratives, written in 1817, it weaves together elements of popular English legends and folklore using dramatic themes. Scott published the poem anonymously, in an effort to determine whether criticism of his work was based on its content or on his critics' personal opinions of him. With no half title and uncontinuous pagination, as issued. Condition: In a decorative calf binding. Externally, sound but with cracking to front joint. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 17.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Les tables de Martin, ou le régulateur universel des calculs en parties doubles ; ouvrage par invention, pour trouver, d'une manière certaine, tous les rapports réciproques du nouveau système et des poids et mesures de tous les pays, ainsi que des francs, livres tournois et monnaies étrangères. Précédé d'une instruction générale.

      Chez l'auteur, Paris 1817 - Un fort volume in-8 de 843 pp., pleine reliure du temps en basane racinée. Dos lisse orné et doré portant une pièce de titre en maroquin bronze, roulettes dorées en coupes. Reliure correctement restaurée. Exemplaire paraphé, complet du "régulateur" métallique, conservé dans une pochette aménagée dans la reliure du premier contreplat. Trois tableaux dépliants hors texte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Paraclet]
 18.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Shipwreck

      - London - Suttaby, Evance and Fox, 1817. - London - Suttaby, Evance and Fox, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of The Shipwreck by William Falconer, and The Wreath and other poems by James Beattie. Two volumes bound in one. With engraved frontispieces to each volume. Containing Beattie's most famous poem The Minstrel. Condition: In a quarter-calf binding. Externally sound, though with some light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 19.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Narrative of a Voyage to Senegal in 1816; Undertaken by Order of the French Government, Comprising an Account of the Shipwreck of the Medusa, the Sufferings of the Crew, and the Various Occurrences on Board the Raft, in the Desert of Zaara, at St. Louis, and at the Camp of Daccard

      Printed for Henry Colburn. Printed for Henry Colburn. First English Edition, translated from the expanded second French edition of 1817.. Spine and edges rubbed; hinges repaired; prelims lightly foxed; very good copy. Huntress, Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea, 187C. 8vo, contemporary tree calf, red leather label, gilt rules and lettering. Colored frontis and one plate. A harrowing narrative written by two of the passengers on the French frigate La Méduse, which was sailing from Rochefort to Senegal when it ran aground on the Arguin Bank off the northwest coast of Africa on July 2, 1816. The incompetent and panic-stricken officers of the ship obliged more than 150 passengers and crew to board a small, half-submerged raft, which was promptly cut loose and abandoned. Two weeks later a mere dozen survivors were rescued. The horrible incident is now best known as the subject of a dramatic painting by Théodore Géricault. Savigny and Corréard recount their own grisly experiences and those of other survivors; and they even include straightforward descriptions of the islands and countries they visited before and after the disaster.

      [Bookseller: The Brick Row Book Shop]
 20.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Gerusalemme Liberata. In Two Volumes

      London - Zotti, 1817. London - Zotti, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The third Zotti edition of Tasso's famous poem, La Gerusalemme Liberata, Jerusalem Delivered, in Italian. Complete in Two Volumes. With the armorial bookplate of William Phillips to the front pastedowns. Edited by Romualdo Zotti, d. 1819, an editor and bookseller. Torquato Tasso, 1544 1595, was an Italian poet of the 16th century, best known for his poem La Gerusalemme Liberata in which he depicts a highly imaginative version of the combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the siege of Jerusalem. Condition: Externally, rubbed, with slight loss to the tail of volume one. The joints are starting. Internally, firmly bound, with foxing to the margins. With an 1817 copperplate ink inscription to the front blanks, and signature to the half title in volume one. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 21.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Mandeville. A Tale of the Seventeenth Century in England

      Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. and Longman, Hunt, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817. Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. and Longman, Hunt, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817. First edition. 3 vols., 12mo. . Contemporary tree calf, spines with red and green labels, all half titles. Minor foxing to preliminaries, joints starting, but a sound copy in a lovely contemporary binding. Tinker 1084; Wolff 2588; Summers, A Gothic Bibliography, p. 398; Garside 1817:29 . Godwin's Gothic novel, inspired partly by Wieland by Charles Brockdon Brown, and by Joanna Baillie. "Written like all his novels in the first person the book attempts to show how obsession leads to madness. Godwin sought to trace the breakdown of personality from within ... [Mandeville] is an openly avowed exploration of the subconscious mind which gradually overrides and destroys conscious rationality ... Mandeville ... is an essay in one of the great themes of romanticism" (St. Clair, THE GODWINS AND THE SHELLEYS, p. 440)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
 22.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Lalla Rookh

      London - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817. London - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early edition of this epic romantic poem from Thomas Moore, prolific Irish poet. Sixth edition. The work consists of four narrative poems with a connecting tale in prose. Condition: In a half calf binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, a trifle rubbed to the boards, and wear to extremities and spine. Both boards are heldby the cords only. Internally, firmly bound,generally bright, with spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 23.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Ca. 1817 Chess and Backgammon set, in box made to imitate a two volume folio set and W. Lewis' 2 volume Oriental Chess (1817)

      London: J. M. Richardson, 1817. London: J. M. Richardson. 1817. Hardcover. Very Good. Leather-backed boards with marbled foredges with original hinges, bound to imitate a 2 volume folio set of leather bound books. With all 32 original wooden chess pieces (and two extras), and 28 backgammon pieces, ancient leather-covered dice-shaking cup with 5 old dice, and W. Lewis' two volume set 'Oriental Chess' (1817) which was found within the box when we purchased it. The 2 books are in Very Good condition. The leather box is dry, rubbed and flaking and could use some restoration, but in all a Very Good set. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
 24.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Variedades sobre objectos relativos a's Artes, Commercio, e Manufacturas, consideradas segundo os principios da Economia Politica.

      Lisboa, na Impressao Regia, 1814-1817. - 2 tomes en 2 volumes in-8. 293pp. (i.e. 291). + 335pp. Plein veau porphyre, dos lisses ornés (reliure de l'époque, restauration sommaire au dos du premier volume). Edition Originale rare de cet ouvrage important sur l'économie portugaise. L'économiste et homme politique José Acúrsio das Neves fut l'un des pionniers de l'industrialisation au Portugal. Son ouvrage contient notamment des observations sur l'économie du Brésil. Bon exemplaire, très frais à l'intérieur. J. Marugán y Martin, Descripción geográfica, física, politica, estadistica, literaria del Reino de Portugal, II, p. 356: "Es una excelente colección de artículos tan útilos como llenos de sanas doctrinas en que con la críticas mas fundada hace la aplicación hacia su patria. En muchos pasages de la obra, se le encuentra a este sabio portugues muy versado con las cuestiones mas delicadas de la economÍa política". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
 25.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Ca. 1817 Chess and Backgammon set, in box made to imitate a two volume folio set and W. Lewis' 2 volume Oriental Chess (1817)

      London: J. M. Richardson, 1817 London: J. M. Richardson. 1817. Hardcover. Very Good. Leather-backed boards with marbled foredges with original hinges, bound to imitate a 2 volume folio set of leather bound books. With all 32 original wooden chess pieces (and two extras), and 28 backgammon pieces, ancient leather-covered dice-shaking cup with 5 old dice, and W. Lewis' two volume set 'Oriental Chess' (1817) which was found within the box when we purchased it. The 2 books are in Very Good condition. The leather box is dry, rubbed and flaking and could use some restoration, but in all a Very Good set. Digital images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB ]
 26.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        Observations on the analogy which subsists between the calculus of functions and other branches of analysis.

      Bulmer, London 1817 - Babbage, Charles. Observations on the analogy which subsists between the calculus of functions and the other branches of analysis. Prepublication offprint from Philosophical Transactions 107 (1817). London: W. Bulmer & Co., 1817. Modern quarter calf, marbled boards. 22pp. 265 x 208 mm. Fine. A continuation of Babbage's work on the calculus of functions, demonstrating "some of his thought processes and inspiration for his creativity in the calculus of functions" (Dubbey 1978, 76). This is a prepublication printing, with its own pagination and the notice on the verso of the title. Van Sinderen 1980, no. 7. Origins of Cyberspace 21. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
 27.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Ca. 1817 Chess and Backgammon set, in box made to imitate a two volume folio set and W. Lewis' 2 volume Oriental Chess (1817)

      J. M. Richardson, London 1817 - Leather-backed boards with marbled foredges with original hinges, bound to imitate a 2 volume folio set of leather bound books. With all 32 original wooden chess pieces (and two extras), and 28 backgammon pieces, ancient leather-covered dice-shaking cup with 5 old dice, and W. Lewis' two volume set 'Oriental Chess' (1817) which was found within the box when we purchased it. The 2 books are in Very Good condition. The leather box is dry, rubbed and flaking and could use some restoration, but in all a Very Good set. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
 28.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Description of the Character, Manners, and Customs of the People of India; and of Their Institutions, Religious and Civil

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1817. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. First edition. Very Good. 1817. B005JX7JIE Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) First edition of the English translation. Leather with recently expertly restored leather spine, 28 cm., 565 pp. Marbled end papers. In three sections: General View of Society, The Four Stages of the Lives of the Brahmins,, and Religion. Very good copy. . B005JX7JIE .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
 29.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. Claudius Buchanan, D.D. Late Vice-Provost of the College of Fort William in Bengal

      Oxford - At the University Press for the Author, 1817. Oxford - At the University Press for the Author, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce early edition of Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. Claudius Buchanan, D. D. Late Vice-Provost of the College of Fort William in Bengal by the Rev. Hugh Pearson. With an engraving to frontispiece of both volumes. Second edition. In two volumes complete. Claudius Buchanan (1766 - 1815) was a Scottish theologian, an ordained minister of the Church of England, and an extremely 'low church' missionary for the Church Missionary Society. He was ordained in 1795 by the Bishop of London, and after holding a chaplaincy in India at Barrackpur (17971799) was appointed Calcutta chaplain and vice-principal of the college of Fort William. In this capacity he did much to advance Christianity and native education in India, especially by organising systematic translations of the scriptures. Hugh Pearson (1817 - 1882) was vicar of Sonning and a Canon at Windsor. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to front pastedowns and to title of second volume. Condition: In half calf bindings. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities, rubbing and marks to boards, with slight marginal loss to paper to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional foxing, offsetting to titles and marks to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 30.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Le censeur européen, ou examen de diverses questions de droit public, et des divers ouvrages littéraires et scientifiques, considérés dans leurs rapports avec les progrès de la civilisation. Tome 1-6 (sur 12)

      Paris, Au Bureau de l'Administration, 1817. Paris, Au Bureau de l'Administration, 1817. 6 tomes in 3 volumes. 8vo (20,5x12,5 cm). Contemporary half calf, spines gilt (a few slight rubbings, back vol. 1 loose). Tome 1: (iv), viii, 388 pp. Tome 2: (iv), 374, (ii) pp. Tome 3: (iv), 320, (ii) pp. Tome 4: (iv), 340, (ii) pp. Tome 5: (iv), 364 pp. Tome 6: (iv), 404, (ii) pp. (Small library-stamp on titles). The first 6 volumes (1817-1818) of this important independant magazine. Good set, text in French

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
 31.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Recherches tendantes à déterminer l'importance relative des formes cristallines et de la composition chimique dans la détermination des espèces minérales.

      Paris, Madame Huzard 1817 - In-12. Collation : (2), 32 pp. Demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs. (Reliure moderne.) Tiré à part des Annales des Mines. Relié à la suite : BEUDANT. Recherches sur les causes qui déterminent les variations des formes cristallines d'une même substance minérale. Paris, Madame Huzard, 1818. In-12 de (2), 96 pp. Tiré à part des Annales des Mines. Relié à la suite : BEUDANT. Notice sur la pesanteur des corps considérés comme caractère minéralogique. Paris, C.Thuau, 1828. In-12 de 14 pp. Tiré à part des Annales de chimie et de physique. Trois importants mémoires de François Sulpice Beudant (1787-1850) qui a succèdé à Haüy à la Sorbonne (1822-1839), et était membre de l'Académie des sciences. DSB 2, 106 : "Mineralogical investigations, particularly experiments with carbonates and other salts, revealed to Beudant a principle of the combination of mineral substances that he expressed in Beudant's law. Essentially, he found that some compounds dissolved in the same solution would precipate together, forming a crystal whose properties they determined in common. The interfacial angles of this new crystal would have a value intermediate between the angles of the original compounds, proportional to the quantity of each." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
 32.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Tales of my Landlord

      nbsp;Edinburgh -Archibald Constable and Company, 1817. nbsp;Edinburgh -Archibald Constable and Company, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Theseshort stories are written by the imaginary character Jedediah Cleishbotham, school master and Parish-clerk of Gandcercleigh, actually written by the famous Sir Walter Scott. Second Series. There were originally four series of which overall there are seven short stories. These four volumes are of the first three stories, there are two identical copies of 'The Heart of Milothian'. The other two stories are 'The Black Dwarf' and 'Old Mortality'. These short stories are all set in Scotland during the 1700s and are meant to depict a sense of Scottish regional life. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally, all the front joints are cracking and all the rear joints are starting but firm. Internally, all firmly bound, with some occasional age toning and a few scattered spots. The title page of one copy of volume three,'The Heart of Midlothian'is incorrectly entitled as volume one. One copy has some slight offsetting to the text and endpapers. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 33.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Tales of My LandlordIn Four Volumes

      Edinburgh - William Blackwood, 1817. Edinburgh - William Blackwood, 1817 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A uniformly bound set of Walter Scott's narrative poems from Tales of my Landlord. First series thirdeditions. FeaturingThe Black Dwarf, andThe Tale of Old Mortality. The first series was planned to comprise four volumes, each containing a separate novel, but Scott by his own admission botched The Black Dwarf, and Old Mortality came to be three volumes in its own right. Jedediah Cleishbotham is an imaginary editor created by Walter Scott. According to Scott, he is a Schoolmaster and Parish-clerk of Gandercleugh. Scott claimed that he had sold the stories to the publishers, and that they had been compiled by fellow schoolmaster Peter Pattieson from tales collected from the landlord of the Wallace Inn at Gandercleugh. Complete in four volumes. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with worn extremities and shelfwear to the spines. Volume one, two and four'sback strip is lifting. All joints are cracked and volume one and four's front board is held by the cords only, with volume four's board being particularly delicate and may detach in the post. Internally, firmly bound with bright pages. Scattered spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
 34.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Neuestes Englisches Kochbuch. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt

      Heidelberg, Engelmann 1817.. Heidelberg, Engelmann 1817.. XXXII, 288 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. Weiss 3287 Anm. - Sehr seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe des englischen Kochbuchklassikers "A new system of domestic cookery". - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Tls. leicht braunfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
 35.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Vollständiger Unterricht in der Koch- und Haushaltungskunst oder gründliche Anweisung für junge Köche und Köchinnen sich die Zufriedenheit ihrer Herrschaft zu erwerben.

      Braunschweig, Schulbuchhandlung, 1817.. XII, 756 Seiten, 3 gefaltete Kupertafeln. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit.. Nebst einem Anhange über die Zubereitung der Speisen für Kranke, über das Serviren einer Tafel und über die wohlfeilste Art alle Gattungen Federvieh zu mästen. - Erste und einzige Ausgabe unter diesem Titel. Völlig neu bearbeitete und vermehrte Ausgabe des zuvor unter dem Titel "Braunschweigisches Kochbuch" erschienenen Werks. Weiss 1081. - Rückenbezug fehlt, Einband bestoßen und beschabt; wenig gebräunt und leicht stockfleckig. Insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun]
 36.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Essai sur l'instruction des aveugles, ou exposé analytique des procédés employés pour les instruire.

      Paris, Imprimé par les Aveugles, 1817. - Gestochenes Frontispiz, 224 S. und 22 Kupfertafeln, hübscher Lederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung (unteres Kapital etwas bestossen, Gelenke mit kl. Fehlstellen), 20,2 x 12,8 cm. Erste Ausgabe. Erste Ausgabe eines der bedeutendsten Werke seiner Zeit über die Ausbildung von Blinden, verfaßt vom Direktor der 1785 gegründeten ersten Blindenanstalt der Welt, dem "Institut Royale des Jeunes Aveugles", Sebastian Guillie (1780-1865). "A native of Bordeaux, Guillie received his degree from the University of Paris in 1807. As a physician at Montovilet Hospital, he embarked on a study of the blind and thereafter devoted his life to this cause. He instituted the first French clinic for the blind 1818 and helped form a large ophthalmological library in Paris. The present work outlines his methods for instructions of the blind. Various engravings are used to portray the crafts and occupations he thought suitable for his students. The book itself is the work of blind craftsmen." (Heirs of Hippocrates 1361). Die Tafeln zeigen traditionelle handwerkliche Blindenberufe und die von Guillie vorgeschlagenen Möglichkeiten, sie zu erlernen. "The author chronicles the philanthropic deeds directed toward the blind up to that time and describes the first attempts at special graphic methods for the use of the blind. Of particular interest is the account of his methods of instructing the blind in various crafts. Guillie endeavored to understand and encourage the communication which he observed between blind and deaf-mute children at the time when the two institutions were united" (Slg. Becker 169). - Hirsch-Hübotter II, 906/907. Wellcome III, 80. Gutes, nur stellenweise unbedeutend gebräuntes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Elvira Tasbach]
 37.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Handwörterbuch der allgemeinen Chemie. 4 Teile in 5 Bänden.

      Leipzig und Altenburg, Brockhaus, 1817-19.. (19 x 11,5 cm). (2) XVIII, 300 S./ VI, 378 S./ (8) 304 S./ (4) 303 S. / VIII S., SS. 305-558, 1 Bl. Mit 8 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Original-Broschuren, unbeschnitten.. Einzige Ausgabe eines seiner Hauptwerke, vollständig sehr selten. - John (1782-1847) war Professor für Chemie in Frankfurt/Oder und Berlin. - "Die Traubensäure wurde von einem Weinsäure-Fabrikanten, Kestner zu Thann in den Vogesen, entdeckt und von John in Berlin zuerst wissenschaftlich untersucht und in seinem 'Handwörterbuch...' 1819 als 'Säure aus den Voghesen' beschrieben" (Kopp IV, 353). - Titel gestempelt. Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Einbände etwas fleckig. Insgesamt sauberes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Partington III, 601; Poggendorff I, 1197

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
 38.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        "Ansicht von St. Helena und des Schlosses Rauhenstein bey Baden".

      . Radierung, bez. wie oben, in der Platte sign. und dat. 1817, 14 x 21 cm.. Jahn 197, I (v. III), vor dem gestochenen Titel: "Aetzdruck ... Selten"; S. 164, Berichtigungen zu Nr. 197: "Nur die Staffage und der Künstlername ist von Kleins Hand, die Landschaft aber von J.C. Erhard gearbeitet". - Mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
 39.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Lefwernes-beskrifning.

      Författad af honom sjelf. Med företal och tillägg af Atterbom. Uppsala, Zeipel och Palmblad, 1817. 8:o. Utvikbart grav. självporträtt,LIII,(1 blank),124,(1) s. Häftad, oskuren och delvis ouppskuren i samtida gråpappomslag. Ytterfalsarna med några småskavanker och med en reva nedtill i den bakre. Genomgående lätt lagerfläckig.. Det graverade självporträttet är daterat 1807. En av de märkligaste äldre svenska självbiografierna. Den tillkom på J. H. Lidéns initiativ. I en osignerad recension i "Swensk literatur-tidning" liknas kontrasten mellan Atterboms företal och Hörbergs biografi vid den som skulle uppstå i "ett franskt skådespel med prolog på syriska". Innehåller även en verkförteckning sammanställd av konstnären själv, bl.a. över hans många altartavlor

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
 40.   Check availability:     Antikvariat     Link/Print  


        Magnus Konongs Laga-Baeters Gula-Things-Laug. - Regis Magni legum reformatoris Leges Gula-Thingenses, sive Jus Commune Norvegicum. Ex Manuscriptis Legati Arna-Magnaeani, cum interpretatione Latina et Danica, variis lectionibus, indice Verborum et IV Tabulis aeneis.

      . Kbhvn.: Trykt hos Th. E. Rangel, 1817. Med kobberstukket titelvignet af I.F. Clemens efter tegning af I. Wiedewelt samt 4 faksimiler, heraf 1 foldet, af handskriftet, stukket i kobber af G.N. Angelo. LX + XII + 550 + 138 ("Index vocum ..") + [1] pp. Rent eksemplar indbundet ubeskaret i orig. papbind med papirlabel pa ryggen. False löse. * Magnus Lagaböter, konge i Norge 1263-80. Sit tilnavn ("Lovforbedreren") fik kong Magnus af sine store fortjenester af landets lovgivning og Gulating, der var det af de fire store middelalderlige norske lagting som omfattede det vestlandske retsomrade. Tingstedet var i Gulen i Ydre Sogn, syd for udmundingen af Sognefjord. Landsloven blev vedtaget i de fire lagdömmer 1274-76. Med norrön og dansk parallelltekst.<br>Ovenstaende er den förste trykte udgave. Selvom loven gjaldt for hele Norge kaldtes den "Leges Gula-thingenses" i titlen, fordi grundlaget for den trykte udgave var Gulating-handskriftet. Landsloven gjaldt hele middelalderen og endnu laengere. Sverige fik först sin landslov i 1350 og Danmark havde ingen gennem hele middelalderen.<br>This law-code of King Magnus lagbaetir (1263-1280) was composed during the years 1271-74, and was accepted by the people of the Frostuthing 1274, Gulathing 1275, Borgarthing and Eidsivathing 1276. Although substantially the same for all the four districts. The law-code excludes the kristinrettr proper, but has a brief kristindomsbalkur concerning the power of the king and the royal succession. This code was essentially in force until the issuing of the Norwegian law-code of Christian V. i 1687. The edition is chiefly the work of G. J. Thorkelin. Text based on AM. 322 fol. (14th century vellum). Hermanson, Islandica, IV, 27. Bibl. Dan. I,681. Fiske I,336. Neither in Bibl. Norv. nor in the Jonas Skougaard library..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 41.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        The History of Berwick-upon-Tweed, and its Vicinity. To Which is Added, a Correct Copy of the Charter Granted to that Borough

      London John Reid & John Wilson 1817. Worn condition. Cover rubbed and marked with splits to spine. Some foxing, but content in overall good condition. Pictorial bookplates First Edition Grey hardback boards with cream paper spine 200mm x 110mm (8" x 4"). vii, 234pp, xlix. B/w fold-out map.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
 42.   Check availability:     TomFolio     Link/Print  


        >Der verständige Bauer Simon Strüf, eine Familien-Geschichte<. 3 Theile in 3 Bänden, komplett. >Allen Ständen zum Nutzen und Interesse, besonders aber jedem Bauer und Landwirthe ein Lehr- und Exempel-Buch<. Nebentitel: J. E. Fürst's Lehr- und Exempel-Buch, worin sonnenklar gezeigt wird, wie der Ertrag des geringsten Gutes in kurzer Zeit außerordentlich erhöht werden kann, wenn die Haus-, Feld- und Garten Wirthschaft, etc. nach besten praktischen neuern Verbesserungs- Erfahrungen betrieben werden.

      Erschienen in Passau in der Pustet'schen Buchhandlung, in den Jahre 1817 bis 1821.. 2 Erstausgaben und 1 zweite Auflage, gedruckt bei Heinrich Augustin's Witwe in Regensburg. Insgesamt XVIII+ 527 [1.Bd.] und IX+ 496 [2.Bd.] und 10+ 219+ 1 [3.Bd.] Seiten, mit 2 ganzseitigen Kupfer- Frontispizen und 2 Titelkupfer und Vignettchen, gestochen und gezeichnet von F. Karl Passau und F. S. Merz, Straubing, sowie mit zahlreichen graphischen Darstellungen, Tabellen, Textholzschnitten und 6 mehrfach gefaltete Tafeln, außerdem ganzseitige Porträt- Kupfer >Die Hottentottin< und ein >Waddah auf der Insel Ceylon< und >Wilde in Neu- Südwallis<. Kl.8°(Klein- Oktav- Format bis 18,5 cm.) Hellgraue und hellbraune Pappeinbände der Zeit, mit montierten goldgeprägten Rücken- Etiketten, sowie umlaufender Rotschnitt bei allen drei Bänden.. Inhalt: Der bayerische Steuerbeamte Johann Evangelist Fürst (1784-1846) königl. baier. Hall-Oberbeamter in Straubing, des landwirthschaftlichen Vereins in Baiern korrespondirendem, und der allgemeinen kameralistisch-ökonomischen Sozietät in Erlangen ordentl. Mitgliede, baute im niederbayrischen Frauendorf seinen Hof zu >einem Zentrum der Obst- und Gartenbaukultur< auf und gründete 1822 die >Praktische Gartenbaugesellschaft in Bayern<. J. E. Fürst beschreibt in seinem >Simon Strüf< den idealen Bauernhof. Zustand: Einbände teilweise beschabt und berieben, Überzugspapier teils mit Fehlstellen, Teil 1 ohne Rücken. Innen: Alter Name auf dem Titel, Seiten teilweise fingerfleckig, sonst erstaunlich gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Galerie-Antiquariat Schlegl]
 43.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Mechanische Nebenbeschäftigungen oder praktische Anweisung zur Kunst des Drehens, Metallarbeitens und Schleifens optischer Gläser zur Selbstbelehrung. Als Anhang zu seiner Gymnastik.

      Leipzig, J. C. Hinrichs 1817;. Zweyte verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage; ca 18x11 cm; X (6), 400 Seiten mit 9 (8 gefaltete plus 1 Titelbild) Kupfertafeln; Kartoneinband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild (Einband stärker berieben und bestoßen, Rückenschild mit kleiner seitlichen Absplitterung, vordere Vorsatzblatt mehrfach gestempelt und mit Zahlen- und Namenseintrag, Kupfertafeln gering stockfleckig, Seiten ganz vereinzelt geringfügig stockfleckig); Zweyte verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage;.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
 44.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        THE HISTORY OF JAVA

      John Murray , 1817. John Murray , 1817. First edition. Two volumes. Contemporary tan calf with finely engraved borders to covers in gilt and blind. Raised bands to spine with gilt titles and embellishments to sections. Marbled edges and endpapers. Each volume with linen marker sash. A very good copy indeed, expertly rebacked preserving most of the original spines. Bound without half titles. Internally fine condition, crisp and clean with none of the usual foxing. A most handsome set. Sixty-six steel engraved plates (one folding) including ten aquatints by William Daniell. Nine further steel engraved views and numerous tables in the text. Large fold out map to rear of volume one. One of only 900 copies of the first edition which was the first and remains to this day, the most significant work on Java. Raffles&#39; longest lasting achievement was the founding of modern Singapore, but he was also heavily involved in the conquest of the Indonesian island of Java from the Dutch and French in 1811. He lived on the island as Governor for several years making a detailed study of its history and culture. On his return to England in 1816 he wrote and published his History of Java, describing the island from ancient times to the present. The book covers a wide range of subjects including anthropology, natural history, and language. A notable facet of the book is the ten fine coloured aquatints by William Daniell which depict Javanese scenes and costume in great detail. Other plates illustrate cultural, religious and daily life in Java, the majority in the medium of soft-ground etching with aquatint.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
 45.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland with Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides; with Observations on the Antiquities, Language, Genius, and Manners, of the Highlanders of Scotland by the Reverend Donald M'Nicol of Lismore, Argyleshire

      Printed at the Stanhope Press, Glasgow by and for R. Chapman Sold by A. & J. M. Duncan [and others] . Glasgow 1817. - Hard back binding in contemporary half leather, five raised bands to the spine, gilt title and author lettering to green morocco label, brown cloth covered boards with small gilt motif and Latin motto 'luceo non uro' [light not burn] to the centre of the front and rear boards, marble page edges. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [vi] 504 printed pages of text with engraved monochrome frontispiece of Samuel Johnson by E. Mitchell from a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Just a little age toning and foxing to the edges of the front end papers, small neat bookplate inside 'D. M.' which matches the motif to the covers and in Very Good clean and smart condition Member of the P.B.F.A. ST. KILDA & HEBRIDES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
 46.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        MAGNA BRITANNIA; BEING A CONCISE TOPOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF THE SEVERAL COUNTIES OF GREAT BRITAIN VOLUME THE FIFTH CONTAINING DERBYSHIRE

      Published by T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1817. Published by T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1817. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Ornate leather binding with raised bands to spine and red title label with gilt titles. Marbled endpapers and edges. 36 plates, including frontis, some of which fold-out. Pages: ccxlii + 344, including index. Corners are a little worn. Covers scuffed with a couple of small patches of surface damage to front cover. Bookplate, showing family crest to front pastedown. Believed to have belonged to Thomas Osborne Bateman of Harington Hall, Derbyshire. All plates and maps are present. Some scattered foxing throughout. Front and rear joints have been strengthened with special book tape. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
 47.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.