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        Sibylline Leaves: A Collection of Poems

      London: Rest Fenner, 1817. First edition. [iv], x, [2, errata], 303, [1, Bristol imprint] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Uncut in the original grey paper boards. Extremities and joints worn, lacking label, about very good. First edition. [iv], x, [2, errata], 303, [1, Bristol imprint] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. In Boards. This work, printed in Bristol by John Evans in 1814, was originally intended as the second volume of a collected work. It was abandoned, and the unused sheets were first published by Rest Fenner in 1817 with newly printed preliminaries (hence the Vol. II on the first leaf of each gathering). Wise Coleridge 45; Tinker 697

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        Magnus Konongs Laga-Bæters Gula-Things-Laug.

      1817 1817 - - Regis Magni legum reformatoris Leges Gula-Thingenses, sive Jus Commune Norvegicum. Ex Manuscriptis Legati Arna-Magnæani, cum interpretatione Latina et Danica, variis lectionibus, indice Verborum et IV Tabulis æneis. 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 håndskriftet, stukket i kobber af G.N. Angelo. LX + XII + 550 + 138 [spaltesider] ("Index vocum .") + [1] pp. Rent og velholdt ubeskåret eksemplar eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt blankt kartonnage med papirlabel på ryggen. Tilskrift på inderside af foromslaget. * 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 retsområde. Tingstedet var i Gulen i Ydre Sogn, syd for udmundingen af Sognefjord. Landsloven blev vedtaget i de fire lagdømmer 1274-76. Med norrøn og dansk parallelltekst.Ovenstående er den første trykte udgave. Selvom loven gjaldt for hele Norge kaldtes den "Leges Gula-thingenses" i titlen, fordi grundlaget for den trykte udgave var Gulating-håndskriftet. Landsloven gjaldt hele middelalderen og endnu længere. Sverige fik først sin landslov i 1350 og Danmark havde ingen gennem hele middelalderen.This law-code of King Magnús lagbætir (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 kristinréttr proper, but has a brief kristindómsbálkur 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. Danica I,681. Fiske 336. Neither in Bibl. Norv. nor in the Jonas Skougaard library.

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        NUOVA CARTA DEL LAGO DI COMO

      1817. Carta del lago di Como applicata su tela a stacchi. Conservata nel suo astuccio originale.Bibliografia: Arrigoni-Bertarelli, n. 1215

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        Lettera di Francesco Cancellieri al Ch. Sig. Dottore Koreff . sopra il tarantismo, l'aria di Roma, e della sua campagna, ed i Palazzi Pontifici entro, e fuori di Roma : con le notizie di Castel Gandolfo, e de' paesi circonvicini

      Presso Francesco Bourlie, Roma 1817 - Engraved title page with vignette by Cipriani. 380, [1] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Observations on the psychomotor disorder known as "tarantismo" (an uncontrollable urge to dance), the climate of Rome, the dwellings of the Popes, etc. Bound in full contemporary dark green morocco, covers with gilt-rolled borders and gilt fleuron cornerpieces, spine richly gilt, a.e.g. Joints and spine tips rubbed, else a nice, attractive copy Engraved title page with vignette by Cipriani. 380, [1] pp. 1 vols. 12mo

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        Propheties perpetuelles très-anciennes et très-certaines de Thomas-Joseph Moult, natif de Naples, grand astronome et philosophe. Ces Prophéties si curieuses, si rares, si recherchées et si utiles au Public, principament aux Laboureurs, Vignerons, Jardiniers, et à ceux qui commercent en grains et vins, ont commence en 1560, et dureront à jamais. Elles furent traduites de l’Italien en François, avec grande exactitude, environ 300 ans après, et vérifiées par le fameux Nostradamus, Prophète Philosophe

      chez P. Dumortier, 1817. 12mo (cm. 16,5), 65 pp. con quattro xilografie (di cui due a piena pagina). Raffinata legatura d’amatore in piena pelle con nervi. Fregi e titolo in oro al ds. Doppie cornici impresse a secco e fleurons dorati ai piatti. Conservate le brossure editoriali. Ottimo esemplare. Provenienza: collezione Eric Gruaz (piccolo drago impresso in oro al centro dei piatti). Raro. Altre edizioni in Caillet e Dorbon.

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        The Naval Achievements of Great Britain. From the Year 1793 to 1817.

      London: printed for J. Jenkins, by L. Harrison, [after 1817] - Folio (346 × 276 mm). Late nineteenth-century navy blue half morocco, decorative gilt spine, blue cloth sides, all edges gilt. A handsome copy. Engraved title page with hand-coloured vignette. 55 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Sutherland, Jeakes and Bailey after Whitcombe, 2 uncoloured etchings, plans of the Bombardment of Algiers and Battle of Trafalgar. First edition, with later issue plates, of this magnificent publication, illustrating the high-water mark of Britain's maritime hegemony, and the apogee of the coloured aquatint. As Roger Quarm, curator of pictures at the National Maritime Museum remarked: "As a record of naval events spanning a period of over twenty years [it] has no precedent. At no time prior to 1817 had a publisher attempted such a complete volume of documentary naval prints. It is the quality of accuracy which makes Jenkins so valuable" (quoted in the introduction to the 1998 facsimile edition). It was disappointingly slow to sell on its first issue in 1817, and Jenkins chose to issue copies as demand necessitated. The text in this copy is preponderantly watermarked "J. Whatman 1811" , the plates "J. Whatman 1825". The very earliest issues can be identified by the title-page vignette remaining uncoloured; otherwise, the key consideration for collectors is the quality of the colouring, which is extremely good in the present copy. Abbey, Life 337; NMM, V, 2159; Tooley 282. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Course of Legal Study; Respectfully Addressed to the Students.

      1817 - First Edition of Hoffman's Course of Legal Study Hoffman, David [1784-1854]. A Course of Legal Study; Respectfully Addressed to the Students of Law in the United States. Baltimore: Published by Coale and Maxwell, 1817. [ii], xxx, [31]-383 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5"). Recent period-style calf, blind fillets to boards, blind fillets to spine, existing lettering piece retained, endpapers renewed, table of contents re-hinged. Moderate toning, light foxing in places, light edgewear to a few leaves. Early owner signature to head of title page, check marks and underlining in a few places in an early hand. * First edition. Hoffman was a prominent pioneer in the establishment of university-based legal education. He helped to found the University of Maryland Law School in 1816 and was its first professor. His Course of Legal Study played a critical role in the development of law school curricula and provided guidance to hundreds of antebellum law students and attorneys. Story endorsed this book, saying it embodied a set of qualities "calculated to elevate the moral as well as intellectual character of the profession" More than a handbook, it provided a systematic course that encompassed jurisprudence, philosophy, economics, literature and personal behavior. A second edition was published in 1836. Story cited in Marvin, Legal Bibliography 391. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8627. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA San-pen

      1817. Fine. (HOKUSAI MANGA) Katsushika I-itsu [Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA San- pen. Edo: Kadomaruya, Bunka 14 [1817]. 22.6 x 16.0 cm. String-bound Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. Original covers with replaced, brushed title label. Though Nagoya-based Eirakuya Toshiro editions of the MANGA are quite common, the Edo issues by Kadomaruya are quite unusual. In addition, this is, of course, an early issue of volume three, a book usually seen in late Edo-era, early Meiji versions. With an 8 page Kadomaruya advertisement bound in at the back. There are some badly rubbed spots, but the printing is quite good, at first glance it seems worn but examination under a lens reveals fine detail soon lost in later printings. There is internal and external soiling and rubbing, but, such early issues have utterly disappeared from the marketplace and are highly prized.

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        ARMATA: A FRAGMENT Second edition [Bound with] THE SECOND PART OF ARMATA

      London: John Murray,. 1817. rebound in mid-nineteenth century three-quarter brown calf and blue marbled boards, spine panel titled and ruled in gold and tooled in blind, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled.. Small section (30x45 mm) clipped from upper right corner of title. leaf of first part (no loss of text), calf a bit rubbed at head and. tail of spine panel, corner tips and along outer joints, a tight,. internally clean, very good copy. An attractive copy of an uncommon. book. (#149641). Second edition of the first part; first edition of the second part. Imaginary voyage to a utopian world. A ship crippled by a storm in the south polar sea is propelled through a 7000-mile channel connecting earth to her twin, the planet Gemini. "The narrator is cast up on an island, Armata, that is a counterpart of England. Morven, his host, tells the story of Armata -- that is, of England -- and its problems of overproduction, wars, pauperism, crime, and the like. Customs are similar, but different in accent at points Erskine wishes to satirize." - Bailey, Pilgrims Through Space and Time, p. 23. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 1-14. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 686 and 687. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 59. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 14 and A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 129. Locke, Voyages in Space 5 and 6. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 322 and 323. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 36. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 04933 and 04935. Wolff 2096.

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        Extracts From the Journal of Marshal Soult, Addressed to a Friend: How Obtained, and By Whom Translated is Not a Subject if Enquiry

      Newburyport: Published by William B. Allen & Co, 1817. First Edition. [1] - 143. 1 vols. 12mo. Original bright orange printed boards, uncut; some rubbing; else a very fine copy. First Edition. [1] - 143. 1 vols. 12mo. Knapp was a lawyer who practised in Boston and New York; whose chief literary output consisted mostly of historical and biographical works. As a biographer "he was laudatory and patriotic, but not trustworthy." (Kunitz & Haycraft). Wright I 1592; S & S 41208 (2 locs.: DLC; MWA); Not in Howes

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        TREATISE OF HUMAN NATURE: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects...Two Vols--Vol. I. Understanding--Passions; Vol. II. Passions--Morals

      London: Thomas and Joseph Allman, 1817. 2 volumes. The first edition in two volumes and only the second printing of this great work, containing all three books of the complete text which were originally issued in three volumes from 1739-1740. 8vo, contemporary grained calf, spines in compartments bordered in gilt, red and green contrasting morocco lettering labels gilt, the covers bordered with roll tooling in blind, all edges marbled, marbled endleaves. 426; 368 pp. A very handsome set, internally fine, clean and crisp, the binding in very good order and well preserved, the backs sometime renewed to style. SCARCE AND IMPORTANT, THE FIRST EDITION IN TWO VOLUMES AND ONLY THE SECOND PRINTING OF THIS CORNERSTONE WORK AND PERHAPS, THE MOST AFFORDABLE OF THE COLLECTIBLE EDITIONS. Hume called A Treatise of Human Nature: "a work which the Author had projected before he left College, and which he wrote and published not long after. But not finding it successful, he was sensible of his error in going to the press too early, and he cast the whole anew... where some negligences in his former reasoning and more in the expression, [were], he hopes, corrected." [Author's Introduction] 'Hume's introduction presents the idea of placing all science and philosophy on a novel foundation: namely, an empirical investigation into human psychology. He begins by acknowledging "that common prejudice against metaphysical reasonings [i.e., any complicated and difficult argumentation]", a prejudice formed in reaction to "the present imperfect condition of the sciences" (including the endless scholarly disputes and the inordinate influence of "eloquence" over reason). But since the truth "must lie very deep and abstruse" where "the greatest geniuses" have not found it, careful reasoning is still needed. All sciences, Hume continues, ultimately depend on "the science of man": knowledge of "the extent and force of human understanding,... the nature of the ideas we employ, and... the operations we perform in our reasonings" is needed to make real intellectual progress. So Hume hopes "to explain the principles of human nature", thereby "propos[ing] a compleat system of the sciences, built on a foundation almost entirely new, and the only one upon which they can stand with any security." But an a priori psychology would be hopeless: the science of man must be pursued by the experimental methods of the natural sciences. This means we must rest content with well-confirmed empirical generalizations, forever ignorant of "the ultimate original qualities of human nature". And in the absence of controlled experiments, we are left to "glean up our experiments in this science from a cautious observation of human life, and take them as they appear in the common course of the world, by men's behaviour in company, in affairs, and in their pleasures." In Book I: Of the Understanding, Hume begins by arguing that each simple idea is derived from a simple impression, so that all our ideas are ultimately derived from experience: thus Hume accepts concept empiricism and rejects the purely intellectual and innate ideas found in rationalist philosophy. Hume's doctrine draws on two important distinctions: between impressions (the forceful perceptions found in experience, "all our sensations, passions and emotions") and ideas (the faint perceptions found in "thinking and reasoning"), and between complex perceptions (which can be distinguished into simpler parts) and simple perceptions (which cannot). In Book II: Of the Passions, Hume begins by recalling Book I's distinction between impressions of sensation ("original impressions", arising from physical causes outside the mind) and impressions of reflection ("secondary impressions", arising from other perceptions within the mind), examining only the latter. He divides these "reflective impressions"--"the passions, and other emotions resembling them"--into "the calm and the violent" (nearly imperceptible emotions of "beauty and deformity", and turbulent passions we experience more strongly) and into "direct and indirect" (depending on how complicated the causal story behind them is). Pride and humility are indirect passions, and Hume's account of the two is his leading presentation of the psychological mechanisms responsible for the indirect passions. In Book III: Hume begins by examining the nature of moral evaluation, offering a critique of moral rationalism and a defense of moral sentimentalism: in the terms of his overall system, Hume is arguing that the evaluations in our mind are impressions, not ideas. His main target is the rationalism of such philosophers as Clarke and Balguy, which posits "eternal fitnesses and unfitnesses of things, which are the same to every rational being that considers them", in effect classifying morality alongside mathematics under "relations of ideas". Hume's principal arguments against this rationalism rest on Book 2's thesis that there is no opposition between reason and the passions: reason alone cannot motivate us, and "passions, volitions, and actions" cannot be in agreement or disagreement with reason. This thesis "proves directly", he writes, that an action's moral status cannot consist in the action's agreement or disagreement with reason, and it "proves indirectly" that moral evaluation, which has a practical influence on us and can "excite passion[s] and produce or prevent actions", cannot be "the offspring of reason". Nor can the morality of an action be founded on the true or false judgments causally linked to it: no immoral action is wrong due to its arising from a mistake of fact, or (contra Wollaston) due to its causing false judgments in others. The conclusion of Book 3, and therefore the Treatise as a whole, briefly recapitulates the reasoning for Hume's thesis that "sympathy is the chief source of moral distinctions". Indeed, most would agree that justice and "the useful qualities of the mind" are valued for their usefulness, and what besides sympathy can explain why we care about the public good or "the happiness of strangers"? This "system of ethics" is not only supported by "solid argument", Hume adds, but it can help moralists show the "dignity" and the "happiness" of virtue. First, it puts morality in a good light to see it derived from "so noble a source" as sympathy: we end up approving of virtue, the sense of virtue, and even the psychological principles underlying the sense of virtue. And while the artificiality of justice may seem unattractive at first, this disappears when we remember that since "[t]he interest, on which justice is founded, is the greatest imaginable, and extends to all times and place", therefore the rules of justice are "stedfast and immutable; at least, as immutable as human nature". Secondly, a life of virtue pays off quite well, bringing immediate advantages, an enhanced social reputation, and the "inward satisfaction" of a mind able to "bear its own survey". So, while Hume presents himself as a theoretical "anatomist" who dissects human psychology into ugly bits, his work is well-suited for the practical "painter" who styles morality into a beautiful and inviting ideal.' Wikimedia Foundation

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        Select Pieces of Early Popular Poetry: Re-published Principally from Early Printed Copies in the Black Letter

      London: T. Davison for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes. 8vo. Half leather, marbled paper boards and endpapers. Spines with gilt titles. Top edges gilt. Contains: Syr Tryamour, Syr Isenbras, Syr Degore, Syr Gowghter, The Hye Way to the Spyttell Hous, The Schole House of Women, The Defence of Women, The Proude Wyues Pater Noster and The Wife Lapped in Morels Skin. The first couple and last couple of pages in both volumes have a stain along the bottom edge , the leather and board papers are rubbed else this is a very good set. Francis Palgrave's copy, with his signature on the title page of volume one dated 1841. And with the bookplates of printer John Frank Connor in each volume.

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        The Ruins of Gour Described and Represented in Eighteen Views, with a Topographical Map.

      Black, Parbury & Allen, London 1817 - iii,47 pp. + 19 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; half-title, folding hand-coloured engraved map of Gour in 1801, eighteen fine hand-coloured aquatint plates after T. Medland, manuscript note loosely inserted "Presented to the India Office Library by the Rev. Charles Arthur Molony, M.A. late vicar of Saint Lawrence, Thanet, a Grandson of Mr. Henry Creighton, the author of this book.", contemporary polished calf gilt, with gilt armourial of the East India College to centre of each board, spine lightly soiled and worn round the edges, joints repaired, cracked, East India College presentation label to upper pastedown, awarded to W.L. Wilkinson as first of his class in drawing, dated 3 December 1822. VERY RARE AND SCARCE COPY. Creighton was the Superintendent of an indigo factory at Gour, in eastern India. He was an excellent amateur painter and in order to find subjects for his paintings, he frequented the ruins of Gour at his leisure hour. Gradually, from his pastime he developed a serious interest on these ruins and antiquities. At the time of writing, Gour was ‘regarded as an immense quarry, whence bricks had been carried to Malda, Murshidabad, Rajmahal, and other places, and many majestic and beautiful edifices of great antiquity had been thus destroyed. Marbles and stones, being rarities in Bengal, were the objects of constant depredation, which was so ruthlessly carried forward that some noble structures were defaced or undermined for the sake of a few blocks or slabs of marble built into their brick walls’ (Lewis 1873: 130–1). Even Charles Grant, Creighton’s master, was a party to this despoliation. At his suggestion, St. John’s Church was paved with stones taken from these ruins, and sent down by him to Calcutta, at a cost to the church building fund of Rs 1,258. ‘Materials for floors, chimney pieces, and sepulchral monuments, were thus appropriated and carried off by anyone disposed to take possession of them’ (Lewis 1873: 130–1). In this scenario, Creighton worked in the opposite direction. He put in considerable labour to extricate richly carved architectural fragments and detached inscriptions from the deep jungles with which Gour abounded in order to prevent them from falling prey to the undertakers. He carefully recorded their place of occurrence and fondly preserved them in the courtyard of his factory at Guamalati. These inscriptions and antiquities collected at Guamalati were later removed by William Francklin, Reginald Porch and other British officers to England and fortunately found their way to the major public collections of England and USA (Mitra 2010: 30–8). Creighton visited all the extant monuments of Gour, painted sketches of them, and even repaired some of the crumbling edifices like Firuz Minar (Mitra 2010: 13). He also collected the prized glazed bricks of Gour and coins, the latter ‘have been occasionally found among the ruins’ in his time. His antiquarian interests led him to Pandua where he prepared detailed architectural drawings of the Adina Mosque (Francklin 1910: 14) and probably other monuments, which never came to light. Gradually, he developed a large portfolio of drawings of the ruins of Gour and its vicinity. In 1801, he completed the first scientific survey of the city of Gour and prepared a detailed map of its ruins. He presented a copy of his survey map on a reduced scale to Marquis of Wellesley, the then Governor General of Bengal (1798–1805). A year after his death, in 1808, six of Creighton’s drawings were engraved and published by James Moffat in Calcutta. Still nine years later, in 1817, the result of his exertions at Gour was finally published in the form of a book entitled: "The Ruins of Gour: Described and Represented in Eighteen Views with a Topographical Map", compiled from his manuscripts and drawings in the hope of providing some financial support for his family. The aquatints are engraved by Thomas Medland, who was the drawing master at The East India Company's College [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. With a life of the author. Also, a view of the doctrine of Smith, compared with that of the French economists; with a method of facilitating a study of his works; from the French of M. Garnier. In three volumes.

      Edinburgh: for Silvester Doig and Andrew Stirling, [& 2 others in Edinburgh; 6 in London], 1817 - 3 volumes, octavo. Contemporary polished tan calf, recently rebacked, twin morocco labels to spine lettered gilt, gilt rules to covers, board edges gilt, turn-ins stamped in blind, marbled endpapers. Minor wear to tips, endpapers replaced, some faint foxing to contents. An excellent set. A handsome set of a later edition of Smith's canonical work, first published in 1776 and still required reading in the age of Malthus, Ricardo, Godwin, et al.

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        JUZGADOS MILITARES DE ESPAÑA Y SUS INDIAS 4 VOL.

      - 3ª EDICION CORREGIDA Y AUMENTADA; AÑO 1817; MADRID, IMPRENTA DE REPULLES; PLENA PIEL CON TEJUELO Y DORADOS; 8º MAYOR, (21 X 15); VOL. 1º LVI + 489 P., VOL. 2º XIX + 586 P. P. 225 A 235 SUBRAYADAS, VOL. 3º XXIV + 493 P., VOL. 4º XLVI + 563 P.; DESCRIPCIÓN VOL. 1º EJEMPLAR CON EL LOMO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS, CON PEQUEÑA ROTURA EN LATERAL DEL LOMO CON LA TAPA TRASERA EXTREMO INFERIOR, CON LOS BORDES Y ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADOS, PAGINA 137 MAL CORTADA DE IMPRENTA, PAPEL Y CANTOS TOSTADOS CON MANCHAS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, CON SELLO CON EL NOMBRE BORRADO, ULTIMA PAGINA ÍNDICE CON ESQUINA ROTA AFECTANDO AL NUMERO DE PAGINA (SIN AFECTAR AL TEXTO), CANTOS UN POCO SUCIOS, CON ALGUNOS ROCES EN EL PLANO DE LAS TAPAS; VOL. 2º CON EL LOMO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS Y UN POCO GASTADO (TEJUELO UN POCO ROZADO), CON LOS BORDES Y ESQUINAS DE LAS PAGINAS ROZADOS, CANTOS UN POCO SUCIOS, CON SELLO CON EL NOMBRE BORRADO, PAPEL Y CANTOS TOSTADOS CON MANCHAS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, TRES ULTIMAS PAGINAS UN POCO ARRUGADAS, CON ALGUNAS PAGINAS SUBRAYADAS, ULTIMA GUARDA CON MANCHA DE HUMEDAD ( SIN AFECTAR AL TEXTO) Y UN POCO ARRUGADA, CON ALGUNOS ROCES EN EL PLANO DE LAS TAPAS; VOL. 3º EJEMPLAR CON EL LOMO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS, CON LOS BORDES Y ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADOS, CANTOS UN POCO SUCIOS, CON ALGUNOS ROCES EN EL PLANO DE LAS TAPAS, CON SELLO CON EL NOMBRE BORRADO, PAPEL Y CANTOS TOSTADOS CON MANCHAS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, CON ALGUNAS ESQUINAS Y BORDES DE LAS PAGINAS DOBLADAS; VOL. 4º EJEMPLAR CON EL LOMO ROZADO EN LOS EXTREMOS Y LATERALES, CON LOS BORDES Y ESQUINAS DE LAS TAPAS ROZADOS, CON EL PLANO DE LAS TAPAS ROZADO, CANTOS UN POCO SUCIOS, CON MARCAS Y SUBRAYADOS EN LAS PAGINAS, CON SELLOS CON EL NOMBRE BORRADO, PAPEL Y CANTOS TOSTADOS CON MANCHAS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, ALGUNAS ESQUINAS ROTAS DE LAS PAGINAS SIN AFECTAR AL TEXTO; ESTADO DE LOS EJEMPLARES ACEPTABLE (PAPEL TOSTADO, CON PERDIDAS DE PIEL Y CON MANCHAS DE OXIDO EN LAS PAGINAS, CON SELLOS Y PAGINAS SUBRAYADAS Y TAPAS CON ROCES EN EL PLANO).

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        NEW MAP OF THE CITY AND UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

      Pearson, R., High Street, London 1817 - VG map. Image size 432x357mm. Plate mark 470x410. Removed from "Walks of Oxford". The 1st edition was published in late 1700s. Bright map. To differentiate from the city itself the Oxford buildings are in very dark black. Faint aging but ZERO foxing, soiling or damp staining. Few closed tears at the fold lines, restricted solely to the margins BUT: a 6" closed tear at center right which is repaired on verso with what appears to be acid free repair tape. No other tears, not even a pin prick at fold line intersections. This map has 3 changes from the 1st edition. (1) 1st had 54 numbered locations, now expanded to 56. (2) 1st DID NOT include "University" in the title. (3) Distance scale now in yards. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Minen und der Unterirdische Krieg

      Eleven folding lithographed plates. viii, 164 pp., one leaf of errata. Large 4to, cont. sheep-backed marbled boards (upper cover a little defective), flat spine gilt, green leather lettering piece on spine. Wien: "K.K. Hof-und Staats-Ärarial-Druckerei," 1817. First edition of this "incunable of lithography" concerning the construction of mines to attack fortified positions. Hauser (1784-1828), was an Austrian military engineer who wrote several other works on artillery, strategy, and military engineering. In 18th-century Europe, several battles involved mining and counter-mining, most notably the siege of Schweidnitz in 1762 during the Seven Years' War. Austrian and Prussian sappers played a central role as each side constantly probed for weaknesses in the other's lines. In the present work, Hauser proposes new methods for mining below fortifications to weaken deeply entrenched adversaries. He provides practical information including the assembly of the mines and how to load and ignite explosive devices underneath defenses. He also discusses the theory of underground warfare and whether it is best employed as a defensive or offensive strategy. The lithographed plates depict several examples of intricate fortifications, followed by plates showing where to build tunnels in order to weaken the defenses. Plate VII recreates the siege of Schweidnitz and complements explanatory text starting on page 86. Several of the plates depict the technical problems related to tunnel construction. Others depict expansive networks of tunnels and trenches. A fine copy. ❧ Wurzbach, VIII, 81-"Seinen Arbeiten wird von Kennern des Fachs Gründlichkeit und Gediegenheit zugeschrieben.".

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        Nouveau Plan de Londres et du Bourg de Southwark.

      1817 - Paris, Langlois, c. 1817. French text. 300 x 610mm. Detailed plan of London with a translation of English to French words below.

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        Fabulae Aesopi Selectae, or Select Fables of Aesop

      1817. AESOP. FABULAE AESOPI SELECTAE, or, Select Fables of Aesop: With AN English translation, more literal than any yet extant, designed for the reader instruction of beginners in the Latin tongue. By H. Clarke. Baltimore: Published by J. & T. Vance; J. Robinson, Printer, 1817. Parallel texts in Latin and English printed in double columns. 161 pp. 12mo. Worn and rubbed contemporary binding of speckled calf, with shallow loss at crown. The upper board is detached. Text leaves are age-browned and foxed. This imprint is not noted in OCLC, though it does note a Fielding Lucas Jr. imprint in Baltimore from the same year, with the same pagination. (Shaw & Shoemaker 39948).

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        The LAST DYING MOMENTS Of BENJAMIN CAINES, And PATRICK DALTON, Who were executed at Gloucester, Saturday, Sept. 6, 1817. [Price One Penny]

      Bristol: Harry Bonner, Printer. [1817]. Broadside. Woodcut [2-1/4" x 3"] of a hanged man, under title. 12" x 9-1/4" A fragile survivor, with age-toning, soiling & edge chipping. Good.

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        Memoirs of the Life of Anthony Benezet.

      W. Alexander, York. 1817 - First U.K. edition with additions to the Philadelphia printing. 12mo. 156 pages, including 4 pages of adverts. Frontispiece. Original boards with paper backstrip and title label. Anthony Benezet (1713-1784) was a leading abolitionist.Early nameplates (Thomas Marsh and Robert Langdon) on front pastedown. Some foxing to prelims. Cup ring to front cover. Backstrip defective, label rubbed. Very good. Scarce in original state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elémes de Chimie Médicale. Two volumes.

      Paris: chez Crochard, 1817. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (193 x 121 mm). xxviii, 610 pp. and 12 engraved plates; xvi, 575 [1] pp. and 2 engraved plates. Contemporary tree calf, spines decorated in gilt and with gilt-lettered labels (boards rubbed, corners bumped, worming to boards and spine), marbled endpapers. Little age-toned internally, very minor occasional spotting. Fine set. ----Duveen, p.440; Bolton I, 707. - FIRST EDITION of Orfila's textbook of medical chemistry which went through eight French editions and was translated into several languages. Mathieu Joseph Bonaventure Orfila (1787-1853) was a Minorcan-born French toxicologist and chemist, and the founder of the science of toxicology. He was appoined Professor of Forensic Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of Paris in 1819. Very Good.

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        Mandeville: A Tale of the Seventeenth Century

      London: Archibald Constable and Co. / Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. First Edition. Recent Quarter Morocco. Fine. 7 7/8" Tall. Three volumes, complete with half titles, volume short titles, and original preliminary and final blanks (two preliminary blanks in Vol 1). A tall copy, pages 7 5/8" tall, all edges deckled and uncut. Very small old library discard stamp on each title, no other marks. Bound in late 20th century red morocco over very attractive marbled paper, with unusually thick boards (5/16"), and new endpapers. A fine set.

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        Manfred, A Dramatic Poem

      John Murray, London 1817 - First edition, second issue without quote on title but with imprint on verso of half-title. 8, [4, catalogue], 4 (catalogue) pp., with half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. Byron's Gothic dramatic poem, inspired by the legend of Faust. Randolph p. 64; Wise "Byron" I, p. 122ff Later 19th-century full straight-grained blue morocco, t.e.g., by Francis Bedford. Front joint repaired, else fine. Bookplates 8, [4, catalogue], 4 (catalogue) pp., with half-title. 1 vols. 8vo First edition, second issue without quote on title but with imprint on verso of half-title. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Annales Des Mines, ou Recueil De Memoires Sur L'Exploitation Des Mines, Et sur les Sciences qui s'y rapportent; Redigees par Le Conseil General Des Mines; Publiees sous l'autorisation du Pair De France, Conseiller d'Etat, Directuer-general des Ponts-et-Chaussees et des Mines: Tome Premier: Annee 1816

      Paris: Chez Treuttel et Wurtz (De L'Imprimerie De Madame Huzard). 1817. Volume one only. 536pp. Full polished leather, gilt-stamped red and black spine labels. Three fold-out figures and maps. Text in French. Ex-University library with bookplate on front pastedown and spine sticker, leather dry with a few abrasions, else still very good. .

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        A Narrative of the Britons Voyage

      

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        Loss of the American brig Commerce, wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815.

      4to., large folding engraved map (of Africa), short closed tear, no loss and now neatly repaired, xvi + 618 + (2)pp., including the final advertisement leaf, old, perhaps original, boards, neatly rebacked and labelled, entirely uncut. An excellent, large, copy sometime in the library of The Cruising Association (label on pastedown, small blindstamp on margin of title-page, gilt stamp on cover).Publisher: London: John Murray.Year: 1817Edition: First English edition (published the same year as the Hartford 1st.).

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        Armata, A Fragment, Fifth Edition [With] The Second Part Of Armata, Third Edition [With] Appendix [New To The Third Edition]

      London: John Murray, 1817. First Edition Thus. Original Quarter Calf. Very Good. 8 3/8 " Tall. (I), 210; (I), Viii, 214. Quarter Calf, 6 Compartments, Black Morocco Title Label. First Combined And Complete Edition, With Fifth Edition Of The First Part, Third Edition Of The Second Part, Including The Appendix At The End Of The Second Part, First Printed Here (In This Third Edition Of Part Ii.) Original Quarter Morocco Over Marbled Boards, With Preliminary And Final Blanks, No Ads, No Pages Between The Two Parts Except The Title Page For Part Ii. Wear To Edges, Joints And Hinges Solid, Joints Beginning To Crack At Edges, Fraying To Tips. Ancient Ownership Name Of George Wood, No Other Names Or Marks. This Edition, With The First Printing Of The Appendix, Is Quite Scarce.

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        NUOVA CARTA DEL LAGO DI COMO

      Lago di Como 1817 - Carta del lago di Como applicata su tela a stacchi. Conservata nel suo astuccio originale.Bibliografia: Arrigoni-Bertarelli, n. 1215 mm 350x244

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        ANNALES HISTORIQUES DES SESSIONS DU CORPS LEGISLATIF ANNEES 1814 ET 1815 et PARRALLELE DES OPINIONS DES AUTEURS AVEC CELLES DE M. FIEVEE EN 2 volumes et 1816, EN UN VOLUME. - EXEMPLAIRE DU PRINCE DE CONDE à ses ARMES.

      1817 - - EXEMPLAIRE DU PRINCE DE CONDE A SES ARMES AU DOS. (De France au bâton péri en bande de gueules cf Guigard t.1 Nouvel Armorial du Bibliophile). - 3 Volumes in-8 plein veau glacé, les 2 premiers volumes sont considérés comme complets en soit, Paris Chez PATRIS, Septembre 1816, Tome 1er, ix p. et 493 p., le second, 520 pages et fin. Ces deux ouvrages sont ensuite continués par 8 volumes dont le nôtre est le premier pour l'année 1816. 1817, A PARIS Chez l'Auteur, vii p., 50. - Les 3 volumes sont revêtus de la signature autographe de l'Auteur Gautier N.B. Notre tête de série peut être considérée comme complète, le prince de Condé étant décédé en 1818. - Louis V Joseph de Bourbon-Condé, 8e prince de Condé (1740), prince du sang, né à Paris le 9 août 1736 et mort à Chantilly le 13 mai 1818. Prince du sang. Lieutenant général (1758), Colonel général de l'infanterie (1780) Armée de Condé, Grand maître de France (1740-1791 et 1814-1818). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Manfred, A Dramatic Poem

      London: John Murray, 1817. First edition, second issue without quote on title but with imprint on verso of half-title. 8, [4, catalogue], 4 (catalogue) pp., with half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. Later 19th-century full straight-grained blue morocco, t.e.g., by Francis Bedford. Front joint repaired, else fine. Bookplates. First edition, second issue without quote on title but with imprint on verso of half-title. 8, [4, catalogue], 4 (catalogue) pp., with half-title. 1 vols. 8vo. Byron's Gothic dramatic poem, inspired by the legend of Faust. Randolph p. 64; Wise "Byron" I, p. 122ff

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        The American Coast Pilot Complete with all the plans and charts

      New York: Printed for Edmund Blunt at the Quadrant. Sold by Edward Little & Co., Newburyport, 1817. Ninth Edition. Hardcover. Complete, with the fine maps of American ports, including a folding plan of New York Harbour, showing the lower end of Manhattan with the North River (at Paulus Hook) the East River and the Battery, all the way down to Sandy Hook and the entrance to Shrewsbury, with many soundings (p163, 9 x 17"). Charts and plans include: Plan of the Isle of Sable; Portland Harbour; Portsmouth Harbour; Newburyport Harbour; Annis Squam Harbour; Boston Harbour; Cape Poge; Newport Harbour; Long Island Sound (folding); New York Harbour (p163); Little Egg Harbour; Bay & River of Delaware (folding); Chesapeake Bay; Coast of North Carolina (folding); Charleston Harbour; Savannah River (folding); and Vera Cruz. Includes the lengthy Appendix, covering a broad range of information including "Abstract from the Laws of New York, interesting to Masters and Mariners, which includes Wrecks, Servants, Slaves (pertaining to the May 1, 1810 Act abolishing the importation and transfer of slaves); Quarantine Law; Ships Liable for Debts; Searching of Vessels. Edmund March Blunt (1770) was an American navigator, hydrographer and publisher of nautical magazines and guides. The American Coast Pilot was published from 1796 through 1858, and was printed in 18 editions. 8vo, xvi, 328pp, Table I: Latitudes & Longitudes, 11pp; Appendix, 85pp; ads, 3pp. Advertisements include an illustrated full page ad for Edmund Blunt's shop, showing the facade of the shop with large sign at the very top "Charts & Quadrants" and a sextant as hanging street sign. Full brown calf. Boards rubbed, front board detached but present; spine chipped at top third, library label at base. Internally, early pages a bit toned at edges; bookplate of the Essex Institute inside front board as well as blind stamps of the institute at upper right corner of title page and at every plate corner. Chesapeake Bay folding map with a few cracks and browned at one fold only. OCLC: 1467157.

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        History of America

      London - Cadell and Davies et al., 1817 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. The thirteenth edition of William Robertson's History of America. Illustrated, with twofoldingmaps to volume I, two foldingmaps to volume II, one folding plate tovolume III. Collated, complete in four volumes. With the bookplate of William Botfield to the front pastedown of all volumes. William Robertson was a Scottish historian and minister in the Church of England. He published several historical works including his well known History of Scotland. Condition: In uniform full calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, smart with minor rubbing to the joints and extremities. Small patches of rubbing to the spines. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown of all volumes, WilliamBotfield. A few marks to boards. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Evidence of worming to the final few pages of volume I and to the rear pastedown, to the top margin. Pages aregenerally bright withscattered spots through. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Dissertation on the seals and trumpets of the Apocalypse,

      8vo, lix + (1) + 359 + (1)pp., with a large folding engraved plate, contemporary mottled calf, rebacked to match, spine gilt with the original label preserved. A very good copy from the library of William Wilberforce with his armorial bookplate on pastedown and his signature on title-page. [bound with] CUNINGHAME, William The apostasy of the Church of Rome, and the identity of the Papal power, with the Man of Sin and Son of Perdition of St. Paul's prophecy. Glasgow: printed by Young, Gallie & Company. 1818. 8vo., xix + (1) + 168pp., with William Wilberforce's name (Wm. Wilberforce Esq.) on title-page. A very good copy. [bound with] CUNINGHAME, William The scheme of prophetic arrangement of the Rev. Edward Irving and Mr. Frere critically examined. Glasgow: printed at the University Press, for Thomas Cadell (&c.) London, 1826. 8vo., xii + 124pp., errata slip tipped in. A presentation copy inscribed in ink on title page "To Mrs. Wilberforce - the gift of her esteem'd friend Mr. Cuninghame of Lainshaw". [bound with] CUNINGHAME, William Letters and essays, controversial and critical, on subjects connected with conversion and national restoration of Israel. First published in the Jewish Expositor. London: J. Hatchard and Son (&c.) 1822. 8vo., xiv + (2) + 300 + (2)pp., wanting the half-title but with the final errata leaf. A very good copy.Publisher: London: T. Cadell and W. Davies (&c.)Year: 1817Edition:

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        Western Gazetteer; or the Emigrant's Directory

      H.C. Southwick, Auburn 1817 - Original full calf. 360 pages; containing a Geographical Description of the Western States and Territories, viz. the States of Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Tenessee and Mississippi; and the Territories of Illinois, Missouri, Alabama, Michigan, and North-Western with an Appendix containing sketches of some of the Western Countries of New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia; a Description of the Great Northern Lakes; Indian Annuities, and Directions to Emigrants. "Among the earliest printed American Emigrant's Guides" Buck 96. Graf 433. Sabin 8558. Howes B867. This copy LACKING endpapers and errata slip; some general overall wear, spine rubbed, chipped at head with material loss, expected page toning. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Diary of a Tour into North Wales, in the Year 1774 To Which is Added An Essay on the Corn Laws

      Philadelphia: Published by Harrison Hall, at the Port Folio Office, 1817, 1817. First American edition. Fleeman 816DW/2; American Bibliography 41162; Tinker 1390. Binding a little worn; text moderately foxed; very good copy.. 12mo, contemporary black quarter roan, marbled paper boards, gilt rules and lettering. Frontispiece facsimile of Johnson's holograph. Bound without the half-title. Johnson's posthumously published narrative of his trip to North Wales, edited with notes by Richard Duppa (1768-1831). This American edition is the first to contain Johnson's short essay "Considerations on the Corn Laws," first published in 1766. See Fleeman 66.11CC.

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