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         Endymion: A Poetic Romance.

      London: for Taylor and Hessey, 1818 - Octavo (225 x 140 mm). Early 20th-century olive green crushed morocco by Riviere & Son, richly gilt spine, sides elaborately gilt tooled and with red morocco onlays, top edges gilt, others untrimmed, gilt turn-ins Pencilled ownership initials (on front free endpaper) of the American music patron and philanthropist John Whipple Frothingham (1878–1935). Spine and head of front board lightly sunned, single bloom of foxing on title page. A very good, tall copy, in a very eye-catching binding. With the half title. First edition of the second of only three lifetime publications by Keats, with its famous opening line: "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever". This copy, as often, has the five-line errata, the second state, though it is known that copies with both states of the errata leaf were prepared before publication date and there is therefore no precedence of issue; with the later issue half-title (the verso bearing the imprint of "T. Miller, Printer, Noble street, Cheapside" – as opposed to the first issue "Printed by T. Miller, Noble street, Cheapside"). The Riviere binding is indeed a thing of beauty, and the book within is clean and notably untrimmed. Ashley III:13; Hayward 232; MacGillivray A2; Tinker 1419. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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         Voyages dans la partie septentrionale du Brésil depuis 1809 jusqu'en 1815. Traduits de l'anglais par M. A. Jay

      1818 - 2 vol., [4]-XLIX-[2]-376 + À Paris, chez Delaunay, 1818, in-8, 2 vol, [4]-XLIX-[2]-376 + [4]-512-[2] pages, deux cartes dépliantes et 8 planches en lithographie coloriées, demi-basane havane de l'époque, dos lissees et fleuronnés, pièces de titre rouges, tranches citron et mouchetées de rouge, La page XLIX (paginée "XILX") des Observations préliminaires et le feuillet de "Renvoi au plan du port de Pernambuco", avec Avis au relieur au verso, sont reliés entre les pages XXXII et XXXIII. Première édition française de ces Voyages, parus à l'origine en anglais en 1816 (Travels in Bresil, Londres, Longman). Henry Koster (c. 1793-1820), né au Portugal, était fils d'un négociant en sucre ; lui-même fut cultivateur de café établi à Jaguaribe. Il voyagea dans les provinces du Pernambuco (Fernambouc), Seara, Paraiba, Maragnan, etc, alors peu connues des Européens et en rapporta cette relation, devenue un classique sur le Nordeste ; ils constituent notamment un témoignage précieux sur les moeurs des brésiliens et sur l'esclavage. Dos frottés, décollement du papier de recouvrement des plats. Légères rousseurs, une planche déréglée. Sabin 38273. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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         The Country Twenty-Two Miles Round London. Compiled from Actual Surveys, on a Scale of Half an Inch to a Mile. NB. the Circular Lines Measure from St. Pauls, the First Line Being Five Miles.

      E. Wallis. 42 Skinner Street Snow Hill. London. Engraved by T. WOODMAN & H. MUTLOW. No date between and 1836. SIZE : 59.3 X 59.3 cms 1818 - 15 sections on linen, beautifully hand-coloured, folding into a paper slip-case with engraved label [VERY SCARCE] , very slight wear to the occasional section corner, slip-case with slight wear to the corners, otherwise a really nice copy, the colours bright. *Edward Wallis took full control of the family business after the death of his father in 1818. The first London railway, the London and Greenwich Railway was opened between 1836 and 1838. No railways are shown on this map, thus dating it prior to 1836. The Iron Rail Road, from Croydon to Wandsworth is figured - this was opened partly in 1802 and partly in 1803. It was an iron plateway for horse-drawn commercial transport but it could not generate sufficient income and closed in 1846.

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         Endymion

      London: Taylor and Hessey, 1818. First edition. Bound in contemporary full red straight-grained morocco, stamped in blind and gilt on the panels, spines and edges; all edges gilt. Nearly invisible repairs to the leather hinges. Bound without the half-title or ads, but offset on the title page is the correct first issue slug: "Printed by, T. Miller, Noble Street, Cheapside." This copy with five line errata tipped in before book one. A lovely copy internally with a few spots of foxing and a slight ripple in the upper margin of the leaves, but generally unmarked and fresh. "A thing of beauty is a joy forever: Its loveliness increases, it will never pass into nothingness." With one of the most famous opening lines in English verse, Keats' Endymion is an ode to the timelessness of beauty. In retelling the mythical tale of the shepherd Endymion's love for the moon goddess Cynthia, Keats also explores the tension between man's mortality and the immortality of his muse; in doing so, he comments allegorically on the fact that while a poet himself may ultimately die, the beauty of his work will live on. "The song of Endymion throbs throughout with a noble poet's sense of all that his art means for him." (Morley).

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         Ballet]. Il Conte d'Essex Appartamento d'una Regina. Etching and aquatint by Carlo Zucchi after Alessandro Sanquirico (1737-1777) of a scene from the ballet

      - 334 x 402 mm. A very good impression on wove paper. The scene depicts a high vaulted Gothic room in which a seated woman and two men watch while a second women (?the queen) dances. Small tear to lower edge, not affecting image. Il Conte d'Essex was first performed at La Scala in Milan in the autumn of 1818. The music for the ballet is ascribed to the Austrian writer and composer Peter Lichtenthal (1780-1853). "He was a close friend of Mozart's son Karl, and an ardent proponent of Mozart's chamber music. He composed about 50 works, including seven ballets for the Teatro alla Scala, church music, orchestral music (about 15 symphonies), chamber music, songs, piano and organ works. A number of these were published; most of his manuscripts are in the Milan Conservatory library." Alfred Loewenberg and Bruce Carr in Grove Music Online."Gioia's works show the cross-fertilization between opera and pantomime balletn dancer and choreographer. ". his prodigious output amounted to some 95 different ballets in more than 220 productions. Gioia's works show the cross-fertilization between opera and pantomime ballet. Gioia's ballets were important models for Italian operas of his and the following generation. The realistic acting technique of dancers in Gioia's ballets influenced the expressive art of such outstanding young singers as Pasta and Malibran." Kathleen Kuzmick Hansell in Grove Music Online.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS LLC]
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         Lehrbuch der Stoerungen des Seelenlebens oder der Seelenstoerungen und ihrer Behandlung - zwei Bände : 1. Erster oder Theoretischer Teil / 2. Zweyter oder Praktischer Teil.

      Leipzig : Vogel, 1818. 396 + 385 S. Hardcover/Pappeinband. Guter Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplare mit Stempeln. Einbände berieben. Vereinzelt Anstreichungen. Altdeutsche Schrift / Fraktur. Versand D: 2,20 EUR Seelenleben, Seelenstörung, Psychologie, Psychiatrie,

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         FLINTSBACH/bei Rosenheim. - Tracht. "Ein Mädchen von Flintspach". Hüftbild nach halbrechts einer jungen Frau in Tracht, sitzend mit Hut, Brusttuch und Schürze.

      - Lithographie von L. Quaglio, dat. 1818, 26 x 21 cm. Inkunabel der Lithographie; Winkler 642, 37.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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         Kaisheim. \'Reichspraelatur Kaiserheim bey Donauwörth MCXXXIII\'. Ansicht der Kirche von der Rückseite (Chorseite), rechts zwei repräsentive Gebäude, und im Vordergrund links ein Brunnen mit Mariensäule, mittig eine Dame mit betreuten Kindern sowie zwei Priester, rechts betende Gläubige.

       1818. Lithographie über graugelbem Plattenton auf leicht grobem, schwach chamoisfarb. getönten Bütten. 40,5x32,5 cm (Stein/Abb.) auf 54x40,5 cm (Bl.). Im Stein mitgedruckt: Künstlername und Jahr links unter der Abb., Bez. im Unterrand. Unten links, zwischen den äußeren Einfassungslinien nachträglich hs. der Künstlername und die Lebensjahre. Inet / Wikipedia // TB // Wvz. der Inkunabeln, Wi. 640, 44 // München 1787-1837 Schloss Hohenschwangau/Füssen. Er war einer der bedeutendsten Architekturmaler der deutschen Romantik, Theatermaler, Lithograf und Radierer. Die italienisch-deutsche Künstlerfamilie Quaglio stellte im 17. bis 20. Jahrhundert eine Reihe namhafter Maler und Architekten. Domenico Quaglio (II) wurde als eines von elf Kindern des Malers und Architekten Giuseppe Quaglio geboren. Seine erste Ausbildung zum Kupferstecher und Lithografen erhielt er bei seinem Vater Giuseppe und dann an der Münchner Kunstakademie unter Carl Ernst Christoph Hess und Johann Michael Mettenleiter. Er war der bedeutendste Vertreter der weitverzweigten Künstlerfamilie, und war mit Kurfürst Karl Theodor von Mannheim nach München übergesiedelt. Domenico Quaglio ist der Begründer des Münchner Architekturbildes und der bedeutendste Vertreter der Vedutenmalerei der Romantik. Als einer der ersten verwendete er die junge Technik der Lithographie um mittelalterliche Bauten in Druckgraphiken wiederzugeben. Seine Blätter sind den wichtigsten Inkunabeln der Lithographie zuzurechnen. -Das Blatt im hellen Rand leicht nachgedunkelt und gering angestaubt sowie vereinzelt mit kleinen, meist bräunlichen Fleckchen. Die Blattränder und Ecken minimal bestoßen und das Blatt mittig mit einer leichten, waagrechten Faltlinie. Die Abbildung selbst klar und gleichmäßig im Druck, vereinzelt mit winzigen bräunlichen Punkten. -Insgesamt ein sehr ansehnliches Blatt in ordentlicher Erhaltung und unter PP! -Sehr Selten! Versand D: 6,50 EUR Deutsche Künstler im 19. Jahrhundert, Maler der Romantik, Bühnenmaler, Zeichner, Grafiker, Litografen, Inkunabel der Lithographie, Kirchenarchitektur

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Hegel").

      Heidelberg, 11. IX. 1818. - 2¼ SS. auf Doppelblatt mit eh. Adresse verso (Faltbrief). 8vo. An den Buchhändler Friedrich Frommann in Jena über seinen "Reiseplan nach Berlin" anlässlich seiner Berufung an die Berliner Universität. Hegel wollte, von Heidelberg kommend, in Jena Station machen, um die alten Freunde wiederzusehen: "Meinen Reiseplan nach Berlin habe ich von Anfang so genommen, daß ich Sie, lieber Freund, und die lieben Ihrigen wieder sehe; - Ihre freundliche Einladung bey Ihnen - mit Maus und Mann, wie noch Mde. Bohn schreibt, abzusteigen, ist uns durch diese mehreremahle wiederhohlt worden, daß ich es mir selbst übelnehmen müßte, wenn ich diese herzliche Einladung nicht annähme, und mir es so erschwerte, etliche trauliche Tage bey Ihnen zuzubringen. Aber Sie haben sich u. am meisten der Frau damit einen großen Brast auf den Hals geladen; ich komme mit Frau u. 2 Kindern (außer Ludwig, den Mde. Bohn übernehmen will) u. der Magd. Richten Sie aber alles ohne Gene ein, ein Theil kann im Wirthhaus bleiben. Donnerstags, wahrscheinlich aber Freytags, den 18ten, werde ich von hier abgehen, u. dächte Dienstag den 22ten bey Ihnen einzutreffen; es kann aber auch Mittwoch daraus werden; fest läßt sich unsere Abreise noch nicht bestimmen. Alle übrige mündlich - Göthe hoffe ich auch in Jena zu treffen; auf 2 Tage bey Ihnen zu liegen ist unsere Rechnung; indeß ein hertzliches Lebewohl, u. Grüße von uns an alle Ihrigen / Ihr / Hegel". - In Goethes Tagebuch werden am 23. September 1818 als Besucher genannt: "Prof. Hegel und Frau, von Heidelberg nach Berlin gehend." Madame Bohn war Frommanns Schwägerin, in deren Jenaer Knabeninstitut Hegels unehelicher Sohn Ludwig (bis 1817) erzogen wurde. - Mit Empfängernotiz verso. Sehr schön erhalten. Nicht bei Hoffmeister gedruckt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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         Laon & Cythna;

      London: printed for Sherwood, Neely & Jones; and C. and J. Ollier, by B. McMillan, 1818. or, the Revolution of the Golden City: A Vision of the Nineteenth Century. In the stanza of Spenser. Octavo (208 x 130 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe c.1920 blue crushed morocco, spine elaborately gilt-tooled with gilt titles direct and red morocco onlay, both boards elaborately panelled with intricate gilt tooling, the front board additionally adorned coloured morocco onlay,turn-ins gilt tooled with black morocco onlay border, red silk endpaper, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase. Light rubbing to extremities, joints starting at the ends, internally clean and untrimmed, an excellent copy. Pencil annotation to binder's blank attributing the provenance: "Kern copy". Jerome Kern was a collector in the 1920s; his preferred binder was Sangorski. True first edition, a superb untrimmed copy preserving the rare first and final blank as well as the errata leaf. This copy, as in all but 12 known copies, is in the second state without the rare flyleaf quoting Pindar. Laon & Cythna is the original iteration of Shelley's longest poem, most commonly met with as The Revolt of Islam. The errata slip gives the clue to its transformation from one to the other, with Shelley's notice that "the author deems it right to state that the following Errata are not attributable to the printer", in a catty allusion to printer Buchanan McMillan's numerous unsolicited corrections. It was Shelley's complaint as to this liberty taken by the printer that led the publishers C. and J. Ollier to read, for the first time, quite what they had agreed to publish, noting not only the incendiary political and philosophical content, but more urgently the fact that an incestuous relationship between brother and sister was central to the story. London was alive with gossip about Shelley living with both Mary Godwin and her half-sister Claire Clairmont, and in contemporary usage, such a ménage was termed incest (St. Clair, The Godwins and the Shelleys, p. 432.) At the publishers' request, Shelley then made alterations to those copies which had not already been issued, removing any hint of incest, and gave it the new title The Revolt of Islam, issuing the original sheets with 26 cancelled leaves and a new title leaf (some of which were misdated 1817). This however is the rare true first edition, entirely unexpurgated. Shelley has, in the final paragraph of his characteristically defiant preface to the present text, given an explanation (cancelled in the expurgated edition) for the incestuous plot that points less towards his domestic ménage and more towards his demotic mission: "In the personal conduct of my Hero and Heroine, there is one circumstance which was intended to startle the reader from the trance of ordinary life. It was my object to break through the crust of those outworn opinions on which established institutions depend. I have appealed therefore to the most universal of all feelings, and have endeavoured to strengthen the moral sense, by forbidding it to waste its energies in seeking to avoid actions which are only crimes of convention. It is because there is so great a multitude of artificial vices, that there are so few real virtues". This is a splendidly bound copy of the true first edition of Shelley's longest poem, through which he truly began to work out his own vision for the world (Queen Mab had essentially been a versification of Godwin's Political Justice, and Alastor more of a personal introspection), and in which the poet, as he writes in the dedicatory lines to Mary, "from that secret store, / wrought linkéd armour for my soul before / it might walk forth to war among mankind".

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         Istituzioni di dritto commerciale con annotazioni esplicanti il testo, nelle quali si esaminano le principali quistioni, che possono elevarsi su le materie commerciali. Prima versione italiana con un' appendice, contenente le mutazioni recate al Codice di commercio provvisoriamente in vigore.

      Stamperia della società tipografica nell' ex-monistero di Montoliveto, Napoli 1818 - 3 volumi in 8, pp. 290+374+179. Appendice pp. 71. Legatura pergamena con tasselli, fregi e scritte in oro sul dorso. Qualche alone, ma pagine freschissime.

      [Bookseller: Nuovi Quaderni di Capestrano S.R.L.]
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         Spiegazione di due rarissime medaglie cufiche della famiglia degli Ommiadi appartenenti al Museo Majnoni in Milano.

      Milan, Giulio Ferrario, 1818. - Folio (244 x 341 mm). (12) pp. With 2 engravings (one in the text, one on the title). (Bound after) II: (Schiepati, Giuseppe / Assemani, Simone). Descrizione di alcune monete cufiche del Museo di Stefano de Mainoni. Milan, Paolo Emilio Giusti, 1820. 136 pp. With 3 engraved plates. (And) III: Reinaud, [Joseph Toussaint]. Lettre à M. le baron Silvestre de Sacy sur la collection des monuments orientaux de [.] comte de Blacas. Paris, Firmin Didot, 1820. 16 pp. Original pink printed wrappers. 8vo. All three within contemporary green boards with giltstamped red spine label. Collection of three rare studies falling within "the rarely-entered territory of Muslim archaeology" (cf. Fück, p. 153), comprising the two final works of Simone Assemani and the first publication of Joseph Toussaint Reinaud. - In 1818, the orientalist Assemani, well known as an authority on Kufic coins through his "Museo Cufico Naniano" (1787) and, more recently, his treatise "Sopra le Monete Arabe effigiate" (1809), published his "Spiegazione", a discussion of two rare Cufic coins in Stefano de Majnoni's collection. Subsequently, Majnoni called on Assemani to identify several additional coins and in 1820 requested him to check a catalogue of his collection compiled by Giuseppe Schiepati. When Schiepati published the second work here included, "Descrizione di alcune monete cufiche", it was found to contain many unacknowledged contributions by Assemani, as well as extracts from his "Museo Cufico Naniano". Also, Schiepati’s historical comments relied on, and indeed summarized, C. O. Castiglioni’s "Monete Cufiche dell’ I. R. Museo di Milano" (1819). A controversy arose, in the course of which Schiepati was accused of plagiarism - a matter exacerbated by the fact that Assemani had died in early 1821, at the age of 69. - The third work in the volume is a slim octavo brochure, composed by Reinaud as a letter to his teacher Silvestre de Sacy reporting on the Islamic collection of the French antiquarian and diplomat Pierre de Blacas (1771-1839). Eight years later Reinaud would publish his famous, lavishly produced two-volume catalogue "Description des monumens musulmans du cabinet de M. le duc de Blacas", which made his name. - Occasional insignificant browning; Reinaud's work untrimmed, the folio works printed on large paper retaining very wide margins. From the library of Jean-Baptiste Alexandre Billard de Saint-Laumer (1814-92) with his collection drystamp to title page of "Descrizione"; the three plates interleaved with smaller sheets bearing numbered annotations, likely in his hand. I: Leitzmann 5. Achat 11216. OCLC 84477158. - II: Leitzmann 124. Brunet V, 199. Graesse VI, 301; I, 240. OCLC 52651290. - III: Leitzmann 114. OCLC 229903535. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Nightmare Abbey

      First edition, 8vo., near contemporary half calf over marbled boards, London, T.Hookham; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy.

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         Sokrashchenie sviashchennoi istorii. Epitome historiae sacrae. S zamechaniiami, pokazaniem pravil i Slovarem. Izdanie uchebnoe [An abridged sacred history. Epitome historiae sacrae. With annotations, grammar pointers, and a Dictionary. A school book]

      v tipografii Departamenta narodnogo prosveshcheniia, St. Petersburg 1818 - Small octavo (16.2 × 10.2 cm). Contemporary paper-covered boards; IV, 115, 66 pp. Boards worn and soiled; a few light stains to margins; hand-written inventory number and note of a former Catholic school library in Riga; else internally good or better. First edition of a simplified Latin version of the Old Testament narrative, with comments and a dictionary, which was used at the prestigious Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum, from which Aleksandr Pushkin graduated in 1818. Both he and other noted members of the first graduating class, such as the poets Anton Delvig and Vil'gel'm Kiukhel'beker, studied rhetoric and classical languages with Nikolai F. Koshanskii (1781-1831). Koshanskii was a popular teacher, who was fondly remembered by Pushkin's circle after graduating. He authored numerous works on Russian and Latin grammar and issued a primer in "General rhetoric" for his pupils at the Lyceum, many of whom went on to hold leading positions in government and military. The biblical plot is divided into 209 passages, each with a brief Russian summary and annotations. A separate dictionary follows the text part. Not in KVK, OCLC. We only locate the copy at the Slovanska knihovna in Prague (from the Smirdin Collection). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Aparato para escribir la Historia de Triana y de su Iglesia Parroquial. Formabalo D lo da a luz un amante de la Historia de Sevilla

      Imprenta de Don Manuel Carrera y Compañía, Sevilla 1818 - pasta española bien conservada con lomo liso y tejuelo . . 210 págs.

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         A VISIT TO THE BAZAAR: BY THE AUTHOR OF THE LITTLE WARBLER OF THE COTTAGE; JULIET, OR THE REWARD OF FILIAL AFFECTION; PORT FOLIO, ETC. ETC.

      Printed for J. Harris, Corner of St. Paul's Church Yard, London 1818 - (Harris, J.) publisher. A VISIT TO THE BAZAAR: BY THE AUTHOR OF THE LITTLE WARBLER OF THE COTTAGE; JULIET, OR THE REWARD OF FILIAL AFFECTION; PORT FOLIO, ETC. ETC. London: Printed for J. Harris, Corner of St. Paul's Church Yard, 1818. First edition. 24mo - 4-1/4" x 5-1/4". Gilt stamped burgundy quarter leather backed original publisher's pictorial printed light brown paper covered boards with wear to the head of leather spine for what otherwise is a fresh clean copy in wonderful condition. Plain endpapers with a previous owner's bookplate on front endpaper and another previous owner's name neatly written and dated April 19th, 1821 on back endpaper. [6], 92 pp. Thirty-two wonderful hand colored illustrations, printed on one side of the leaf only, and not included in the book's pagination, illustrate all of the different shops one would encounter on a visit to the bazaar. Some pages with light scattered spotting, a crack in the gutter and a single proud signature for what is a beautiful copy of the book. The condition of the book is VERY GOOD. Only one copy located on OCLC/WorldCat. EXCEEDINGLY RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Naval

      May 1818. Large and highly impressive printed document, 17" x 20", representing an agreement between Moses Goodrich, Master of the Sloop Catherine of New Bedford and the ship's crew "now bound for the Port of St. Thomas and a Market in the West Indies". Signed by the Master and crew on the bottom of the document, where the monthly wages are listed. Each crew member is identified by name, station (mariner, cook, seaman, mate), amount of money advanced before sailing, "hospital money" (67 cents) and amounts due. The entries are further noted and witnessed on the blank lower margin, all dated between April 10, 1818 and May 5, 1818. The front of the document bears an attractive and striking reprint of the "Act for the Government and Regulation of Seamen in the Merchants' Service", a spread-eagle device in the top center. The Act requires that "every master or commander of any ship or vessel bound from a port in the United States, to any foreign port... shall, before he proceed on such voyage, make an agreement in writing or in print, with every seaman or mariner on board such ship or vessel". Signed in print by John Adams, George Washington, Aaron Burr and Thomas Jefferson. A very scarce and desirable nautical document. Ideal for display.

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         Africa.

      London: W. Faden 1818 - Two sheets (sheet size: 59 x 89 cm). Double page map of Africa with many annotations and a decorative vignette inhabited by a personification of the continent with her usual attributes. Original hand colour. Some offsetting, else good.

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         Sokrashchenie sviashchennoi istorii. Epitome historiae sacrae. S zamechaniiami, pokazaniem pravil i Slovarem. Izdanie uchebnoe [An abridged sacred history. Epitome historiae sacrae. With annotations, grammar pointers, and a Dictionary. A school book]

      St. Petersburg: v tipografii Departamenta narodnogo prosveshcheniia, 1818. Small octavo (16.2 × 10.2 cm). Contemporary paper-covered boards; IV, 115, 66 pp. Boards worn and soiled; a few light stains to margins; hand-written inventory number and note of a former Catholic school library in Riga; else internally good or better. First edition of a simplified Latin version of the Old Testament narrative, with comments and a dictionary, which was used at the prestigious Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum, from which Aleksandr Pushkin graduated in 1818. Both he and other noted members of the first graduating class, such as the poets Anton Delvig and Vil'gel'm Kiukhel'beker, studied rhetoric and classical languages with Nikolai F. Koshanskii (1781-1831). Koshanskii was a popular teacher, who was fondly remembered by Pushkin's circle after graduating. He authored numerous works on Russian and Latin grammar and issued a primer in "General rhetoric" for his pupils at the Lyceum, many of whom went on to hold leading positions in government and military. The biblical plot is divided into 209 passages, each with a brief Russian summary and annotations. A separate dictionary follows the text part. Not in KVK, OCLC. We only locate the copy at the Slovanska knihovna in Prague (from the Smirdin Collection).

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         NOTES ON A JOURNEY IN AMERICA,

      - from the coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois. Pp. 156, hand-coloured folding frontispiece map; full nineteenth century calf, with gilt lettered maroon leather title label (chipped) on spine, boards with gilt edges, the spine ruled in gilt around raised bands, small ink stain to upper board, the boards a trifle sprung and lightly worn; upper hinge cracking, inner edge of map slightly creased and torn, a little bleeding of map colour onto title page, scattered inked marginalia, small piece torn from fore-edge margin pp. 97/8, a little light foxing; James Ridgway, London, 1818. Fourth edition. *First published in Philadelphia in 1817, and reprinted in America, England and Ireland several times; also translated into German and Swedish. Morris Birkbeck (1764- 1825) was an English \lang1033 social reformer and anti\lang1033 -slavery campaigner\lang1033 who emigrated to America in 1817. Morris was a co-founder ofthe\lang1033 prairie ssettlement town of Albion,\lang1033 Illinois. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Die Liedertafel.

      Berlin, 1818. - Mit einem gestochenen Titelkupfer (Liedertafelbecher). 491 Seiten. Pappband der Zeit mit ledernem Deckelschild "Bornemann". Exemplar aus dem Besitz von Wilhelm Bornemann (1766-1851), Sänger in der Berliner Sing-Akademie und Dichter, "der uns manchen guten Vers zur Liedertafel geliefert hat", wie Zelter 1823 an Goethe schrieb. - Wesentlich erweiterte Ausgabe dieser Liedersammlung, die zuerst 1811 erschienen war. Die vorliegende Ausgabe mit 220 Beiträgen bringt neben Gedichten von Goethe, darunter Erstdrucke, Brentano, Claudius, Körner, Schiller, Tieck, Voss u.a. auch zweiundzwanzig Liederdichtungen von Bornemann. - Einband bestoßen und beschabt. Frontispiz auf Innendeckel fixiert, die ersten rund 20 Seiten gebräunt und wasserrandig, danach überwiegend sauber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         1818 BOXING Egan Boxiana EXQUISITE 4v Set Pugilism Cruikshank Illustrated

      London : Printed for Sherwood, Neeley, and Jones, 1818-1824. First edition. - 1818 BOXING Egan Boxiana EXQUISITE 4v Set Pugilism Cruikshank Illustrated “I'll beat him so bad he'll need a shoehorn to put his hat on.” Muhammad Ali ‘Boxiana’ was a famous early 19th-century collection of articles written by English sportswriter Pierce Egan on the sport of bareknuckle boxing. Egan helped coin the nickname ‘sweet science’ by referring to the sport as “The Sweet Science of Bruising.” He helped re-establish popularity in England amongst athletes and well as spectators. This first edition four volume set is beautifully illustrated with 41 full-page engravings, some of which are from the famous book illustrator George Cruikshank. Egan provides biographical sketches of famous boxers such as Tom Cribb, Ned Painter, Tom Spring, and Peter Crawley. Many of these biographies are paired with a portrait of the fighter, the descriptions consist of their fighting style, techniques, and opponents. Item number: #1971 Price: $1950 EGAN, Pierce Boxiana ; or, Sketches of antient and modern Pugilism, from the days of the renowned Broughton and Slack, to the championship of Crib. By P. Egan. Dedicated to Captain Barclay London : Printed for Sherwood, Neeley, and Jones, 1818-1824. First edition. Details: • Collation complete with all pages; 4 volume set: o Vol. I: From the days of the renowned Broughton and Slack, to the championship of Cribb – [viii], 497 3 illustrations by George Cruikshank: p.49, p.412, p.423 o Vol. II: From the championship of Cribb to the present time – [viii], 574 o Vol. III: During the championship of Cribb, to Spring's challenge to all England – [viii], 640 o Vol. IV: The prize ring during the years 1821-1822, 1823. – [viii], 672 o 41 full-page engravings throughout • Provenance: Bookplate – Mr. Charles R. Finnis • Language: English • Binding: Fine leather; tight & secure • Size: ~8.25in X 5.5in (21cm x 14cm) • Extremely rare with examples selling for upwards of $10,000 Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 1971 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         De' Microscopi Catadriottici. Memoria del Sig. Ingegnere Giambattista Amici Professore di Matematica dell'Università di Modena...

      Modena, presso la Società Tipografica, 1818. PRIMA edizione. In folio (cm. 31); cartoncino muto originale; pp. 20 + una tavola di figure ripiegata. Axs

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         Letters on the West Indies

      First edition. Large 8vo., Front free endpaper, half-title, and title lightly foxed, but otherwise a very good copy in contemporary condition with two edges untrimmed, in the original blue boards and paper spine (corners and edges worn, upper board very loose but being held by two bands), carefully preserved in a custom-made cloth box. xvi, 268 pp. London, printed for Rest Fenner by (S. Curtis),

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         The Federalist, on the New Constitution; Written in 1788, by Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Madison, and Mr. Jay

      Benjamin Warner, Philadelphia 1818 - A New Edition, with the Names and Portraits of the Several Writers. 3 Portraits. 504pp. Thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in full blind stamped calf, red leather spine label, many pages with light foxing, including the portraits of Madison and Jay, pages throughout are slightly wavy. Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1818. A very good copy in a fine binding. A New Edition, with the Names and Portraits of the Several Writers. 3 Portraits. 504pp. Thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in full blind stamped calf, red leather spine label, many pages with light foxing, including the portraits of Madison and Jay, pages throughout are slightly wavy. Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1818. A very good copy in a fine binding. Howes H-114: "most famous and influential American political work." Shaw & Shoemaker 44016. Sabin 23984. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         ENGRAVINGS OF THE MOST NOBLE MARQUIS OF STAFFORD'S COLLECTION OF PICTURES.

      London Longman, Hurst etc. 1818 - Folio 16x13 inches. 4 volumes bound in 2. Handsomely leather bound in half contemporary morocco gilt. Text, 13 plans and 293 fine engraved plates on 126 leaves. Complete. Minor spotting but a good copy of this gallery book in an attractive binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Federalist, on the New Constitution; Written in 1788, by Mr Hamilton, Mr Madison, and Mr Jay

      Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1818. hardcover. very good. A New Edition, with the Names and Portraits of the Several Writers. 3 Portraits. 504pp. Thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in full blind stamped calf, red leather spine label, many pages with light foxing, including the portraits of Madison and Jay, pages throughout are slightly wavy. Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1818. A very good copy in a fine binding. A New Edition, with the Names and Portraits of the Several Writers. 3 Portraits. 504pp. Thick 8vo, handsomely rebound in full blind stamped calf, red leather spine label, many pages with light foxing, including the portraits of Madison and Jay, pages throughout are slightly wavy. Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1818. A very good copy in a fine binding. Howes H-114: "most famous and influential American political work." Shaw & Shoemaker 44016. Sabin 23984.

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         Dictionnaire critique et raisonné des étiquettes de la cour, des usages du monde, des amusemens, des modes, des moeurs, etc., des François, depuis la mort de Louis XIII jusqu'à nos jours, contenant le tableau de la cour, de la société, et de la littérature du dix-huitième siècle, ou l'esprit des étiquettes et des usages anciens, comparés aux modernes.

      printed by Fain for P. Mongie aîné, Paris 1818 - Two volumes in one, complete. THE AUTHOR'S PROOF COPY OF THE FIRST AND ONLY EDITION, WITH THOUSANDS OF MANUSCRIPT CORRECTIONS. iii, 409; iii, 402 plus errata leaf for volume I (wanting the 12-page preface, obviously printed after proofreading). A vast treasury, arranged alphabetically, of the last days of the ancien régime, by noblewoman who mingled with the highest echelons of French society both before and after the Revolution. SOME OF THE CORRECTIONS ARE QUITE SUBSTANTIAL AND IMPORTANT, MAKING THIS COPY A UNIQUE WINDOW INTO THE AUTHOR'S THOUGHTS. Thick 8vo. Bound in contemporary calf with a later leather spine-label. Despite the rigors of the correction process, this book is extremely well-preserved, with no notable defects. UNIQUE AND IMPORTANT. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Leggi e Decreti sul R. Esercito Codice di Rito Penale del Regno delle Due Sicilie

      Dalla Real Tipografia del Ministero di Stato della Cancelleria Generale - Napoli 1818-1833, NAPOLI - ITALIANO Volume della prima metà dell'800 in buono stato, raccolta di decreti del Re Ferdinandio II e Ferdinando IV, Codice di Rito Penale e Codice Punnitivo Militare del Regno delle Due Sicilie. Coperta coeva in mezzapergamena con angoli, piatti marmorizzati, dorso con fregio e caratteri incisi, alcune abrasioni, bordo leggermente consumato, cerniera poco danneggiata, tagli appena bruniti, pagine ben conservate, con scolii ed appunti nel testo ed al margine di esso, alcune parti del testo stampato sbarrate a penna, inserite nove pagine manoscritte in bella grafia dal titolo"Riforma del Progetto del Codice Punitivo Militare". Alcuni testi presentano segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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         The Angler's Vade Mecum, Containing a Descriptive Account of the Water Flies, their Seasons, and the Kind of Weather that Brings them Most on the Water. The Whole Represented in Twelve Coloured Plates.

      - Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. 1818. First Edition. 8vo. (7 x 5). Vii, [1], 128 pp. Hand colored frontispiece showing 17 natural flies. The book has 12 hand colored plates in total showing 194 natural flies, the frontispiece and 11 plates bound in at the back of the book, according to the "Directions to the Binder," printed on the verso of the Contents leaf. Includes these sections and chapters: Remarks on the Flies for each Month, beginning in March and Concluding in September - Salmon Roe Fishing - Baits Generally used in Angling - General Remarks on Fishing - Materials for Making Artificial Flies - A Brief Account of the Principal Fish in Fresh Waters, with their Seasons, and Most Approved Baits. The book is bound in vellum spine with black titles and grey paper over boards. Trifle browning to a few leaves, but this is a nice example of this edition. Very good.

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         Nouvelle Edition de la Méthode de Flûte de Devienne. Revue et augmentée par Amand Vanderhagen.

      - Paris, Ph. Petit, sd [ca.1818]. In-folio (345*265mm), [2]-147p. Edition originale de ce bel ouvrage de musique entièrement gravé sur beau papier vergé. La première publication de la méthode de Devienne date de 1793. Cette nouvelle édition, la première due à Vanderhagen, est vraisemblablement parue vers 1818 car Petit est encore indiqué « successeur de P. Gaveaux », qui a pris sa retraite en 1816. Une seconde édition paraitra. Cette édition est qualifiée d¿édition originale car Vanderhagen y a ajouté de nombreux exercices qu¿il a arrangés lui-même. L¿ouvrage contient trois grandes planches dépliantes qui sont comptées dans la pagination, imprimées uniquement au resto. L¿ouvrage était vendu soit broché, soit relié. Reliure demi-basane abîmée mais encore solide, mouillure au début de l¿ouvrage, touchant un peu le texte et les portées, diminuant et disparaissant à la page 24, mouillure marginale sur une dizaine de pages autour de la page 90, un feuillet taché (145/146), petits trous de vers marginaux sur les 3 derniers feuillets. Quelques feuillets réparés. Ouvrage d¿une grande rareté. Nous n¿avons répertorié qu¿un seul exemplaire, à l¿université Baylor (Waco, Texas, USA) et deux microfilms (d¿après l¿exemplaire Baylor ?). La BnF semble ne pas avoir cet ouvrage. Très bel ouvrage, rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O. u. D.

      1 S. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An die Schauspielerin Louise Schönfeld-Neumann (1818-1905), Tochter des Schauspielerehepaars Karl Neumann und Amalie Haizinger: "Gestern Abend beim zu Hause gehen habe ich das kleine Manuscript auf einer Stiege Ihres Hauses verlohren, laßen Sie doch gütigst bei der Dienstschaft Erkundigung einziehen, ob sich ein solches nicht auf einer der Stiegen vorgefunden. Der Verlust wäre mir nicht angenehm [...]".

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         Histoire des naufrages

      Ledoux et Tenré 1818 - - Ledoux et Tenré, Paris 1818, In-12 (10,5x17,3cm), (4) 399pp. (2) et 471pp. (2) et 390pp. (1), 3 volumes reliés. - Nouvelle édition après la première parue en 1781 par Deperthes en un volume, elle se trouve augmentée dans cette édition de 2 volumes. 3 frontispices et 3 figures par Gossec et gravés par de Lignon. Reliure en demi basane noire ca 1840. Dos à faux nerfs orné de caissons, roulettes et filets dorés. Bon exemplaire, particulièrement frais. L'ouvrage contient les récits de 38 naufrages, notamment le naufrage de la Méduse de 1816, ou de L'Alceste dans le détroit de Gaspar en 1817. Le premier voyage relaté remontant à 1431, celui de Pierre Quirini, sur la côte de Norvège. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] New edition after the first published in 1781 by Deperthes in one volume, it is increased in this edition of 2 volumes. 3 frontispieces and 3 figures by Gossec and engraved by Lignon. Binding half black sheepskin ca 1840. Back with false nerves adorned with boxes, wheels and golden nets. Good copy, especially fresh. (4) 399pp. (2) et 471pp. (2) et 390pp. (1) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A Dictionary of the English Language, Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, et. Al., 1818. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Todd Edition. First edition of the first revision of Johnson, with corrections and the addition of several thousand words. Four volumes, quarto, rebound in quarter calf with marbled boards, and with the original marbling to the text block edges. Spines with red and green title labels (one volume mislabled, please ask for details). Foxing around frontispiece, else internally bright and clean, a very nice set in a handsome leather binding..

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         Histoire abrégée des plantes des Pyrénées, et itinéraire des botanistes dans ses montagnes.

      Toulouse, Bellegarrigue 1818 - 2 vol. in-8, XII-LXXXIII-700-159 pp., grande vue dépliante en frontispice du tome I, demi-veau vert, dos lisse orné de guirlandes dorées et de fleurons à froid, tête rouge (Canape). Dos passés. Rousseurs. Seconde édition, la première parut en 1813 en 1 volume. Comme l'indique Labarère, elle est bien suivie du Supplément, relié à la fin du tome II. Contient une Notice des auteurs qui ont voyagé dans les Pyrénées, et publié des ouvrages sur la botanique de ces montagnes, ainsi qu'un Extrait de l'ouvrage manuscrit de Tournefort, intitulé Topographie botanique, ou catalogue des plantes observées en divers endroits depuis l'année 1676 jusqu'en 1690. Bel exemplaire dans une reliure signée Canape. Labarère I, 863. Perret, II, 2555. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         The Revolt of Islam

      For C. and J. Ollier, Welbeck Street, London 1818 - First edition, second issue, with correctly dated title, a cancel; errata leaf (b2) bound at end of volume rather than after title (replacing missing blank leaf); fly-title correctly bound as d1. [2], [v]-xxxii, [ii], 270, [1, errata] [1] pp. 8vo. Maria Gisborne's copy. This edition reproduces the text of Laon and Cythna (1818), made up of the same sheets, with a new title-page and twenty-six cancel leaves, the Preface ending on p. xxi and the half-title changed to The Revolt of Islam. "When only a few copies [of Laon and Cythna] had been issued, Ollier, the publisher, demanded that certain passages be removed or changed, and Shelley, under protest, acceded to his wishes" (Granniss Shelley 44).This copy belonged to Maria Gisborne (1770-1836), an intimate of Percy and Mary Shelley, and the subject of Shelley's fine poem "Letter to Maria Gisborne." Gisborne had been a friend of Mary Shelley's parents, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin. (Following the death of Wollstonecraft, Gisborne would reject a marriage proposal from Godwin.) Her friendship with Mary and Percy Shelley dates from 1818, when the couple came to stay with her and her husband John Gisborne at their home Casa Ricci in Livorno, Italy, (where Shelley would write the "Letter" as well as "To a Skylark"). On a subsequent visit the Gisbornes comforted the Shelleys following the death of their son William. "Maria, widely read in Spanish and Italian literature, took this opportunity to share her knowledge with the Shelleys. It was she who alerted the Shelleys to the story of the Cenci by showing them a manuscript of the narrative, which Mary copied and Percy used for his famous play. Maria also began teaching Percy Spanish and helped him read the plays of Calderón. On their side, the Shelleys helped finance Henry Reveley's project to build a steamboat. Unbeknownst to Mary, Percy also asked for and received aid from the Gisbornes in the delicate matter of his illegitimate child, Elena Adelaide Shelley . After Percy was drowned in July 1822, it was to Maria Gisborne that Mary wrote on 15 August a long account of their last days together and the aftermath of her husband's death. Maria again comforted the young widow, and their friendship and correspondence continued to the end of Maria's life" (ODNB). The book is identified as Gisborne's by an autograph note on the front pastedown by H. Buxton Forman, who acquired it at the 1878 Puttick & Simpson sale of the Grisborn library. Ashley V, pp. 67-68; Granniss 44; Tinker 1895. Provenance: H. Buxton Forman (extensive autograph note on pastedown detailing provenance, bookplate laid in); Jerome Kern (bookplate) Original blue boards backed with marbled paper, paper spine label (priced "10s. 6d. Boards"). Joints starting, in half-morocco case [2], [v]-xxxii, [ii], 270, [1, errata] [1] pp. 8vo First edition, second issue, with correctly dated title, a cancel; errata leaf (b2) bound at end of volume rather than after title (replacing missing blank leaf); fly-title correctly bound as d1. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Lehrbuch der Stoerungen des Seelenlebens oder der Seelenstoerungen und ihrer Behandlung - zwei Bände : 1. Erster oder Theoretischer Teil / 2. Zweyter oder Praktischer Teil.

      Leipzig : Vogel, 1818 - 396 + 385 S. Guter Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplare mit Stempeln. Einbände berieben. Vereinzelt Anstreichungen. Altdeutsche Schrift / Fraktur. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700

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         Hunt, Leigh- His Copy, Signed by Him, With Annotations Throughout] Amusements in Retirement; or, The Influence of Science Literature, and the Liberal Arts on the Manners and Happines of Private Life.

      Henry Colburn, London 1818 - Three quarter black way calf, marbled boards and endsheets. TEG. Very scarce work. Corners and margins of spine worn, some wear. Very good.

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         Texas

      December 1, 1818. Manuscript Document Signed “James F. Tong,” one page, 7.25” x 4.5”. [Ste. Genevieve, Missouri], December 1, 1818. Folds, ink stains mostly in blank areas. Fine condition.Headed “No. 17.” In full, “Twelve months after date one or Either of us promises to pay the adm of Robert Groom Dec[ease]d Two hundred and Sixty Dollars for value Recd witness our hands and seals this 1st December 1818.” Also signed “J.B.A. Hubardeau” and “Jas. Holman” and, as witness, “Jas Moore.”James F. Tong (c. 1783 â€

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         De oculorum hominis animaliumque sectione horizontali commentatio.

      Göttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1818, Folio, 78 pp., 2 Bl. Tab., mit 4 feinen Kupfertafeln, davon 1 als Mezzotinta - Radierung in Farbe gedruckt, in feinem Halblerdenband minimal fleckiges, feines breitrandiges Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Dissertation Dietmar Wilhelm Soemmerrings (1793-1871), Sohn des berühmten Anatomen, über die horizontale Sektion des Auges von Mensch und Tier.Das Werk enthält eine gedruckte Widmung an seine Lehrer Blumenbach, Himly und Ritter.Die prächtige Farbtafel zeigt einen horizontalen Schnitt in Höhe der Augen durch den menschlichen Schädel mit den relevanten Teilen des Auges und des Gehirns, die im Text im Detail geschildert werden. "Ein wertvolles Seitenstück .... liefert der waagrechte (Schnitt) durch die beiden Augenmitten, den Schädel und das Gehirn, den D.W. Soemmerring in seiner Dissertation veröffentlicht hat. Er stammt von der Leiche einer wohlgebildeten 20jähringen Tirolerin, die nach kurzer Krankheit verstorben war, und wurde zuerst auf eine aufgelegte Glasplatte durchgezeichnet." -Hirschberg.First edition. A monograph on the horizontal section of the eye. This was the doctoral dissertation of D.W. Soemmering, the son of the famous anatomist. The volume is illustrated with some detailed and beautiful copperplates after the autor's drawings. An extract of this book in English translation was published at Copenhagen in 1971 (Becker 347) Hirschberg, 3 464 & 539 Goring. p. 19 Hirsch V, 331."The fascinating diversity of vertebrate ocular structure was first captured in a single work by Soemmering in 1818. Over a century and a half after their publication, Soemmering's engravings still raise a host of intriguing questions regarding how the vertebrate eye works as an optical system. Equally intriguing are the questions which are raised about the functions of the variety of eye shapes and sizes and the subsequent elucidation of general principles which may account for the diversity of eye structures." Martin, G.R.: Schematic Eye Models in Vertebrates. (Abstract) In: Ottoson D., Autrum H., Perl E.R., Schmidt R.F., Shimazu H., Willis W.D. (eds) Progress in Sensory Physiology. Progress in Sensory Physiology, 4 (1983), pp.43-81

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        MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, VOLS 1-4, 6

      1818. FRANKLIN, Benjamin. MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ... WRITTEN BY HIMSELF, TO A LATE PERIOD, AND CONTINUED TO THE TIME OF HIS DEATH BY HIS GRANDSON, WILLIAM TEMPLE FRANKLIN... [Phila., William Duane, 1818, vol. I] / THE WORKS OF DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, IN PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS AND MORALS, CONTAINING, BESIDE ALL THE WRITINGS PUBLISHED IN FORMER COLLECTIONS, HIS DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE ... EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE ... WITH MEMOIRS AND ANECDOTES OF HIS LIFE. [Phila., William Duane, 1809, vols. 2-4, 6]. 8vo., var. pp., quarter calf with marbled paper covered boards, gilt spines. Vol. I has engraved frontispiece and title page, 1 folding plate. Vols. 2-4, 6 have half- titles and engraved title pages; vol. 3, 8 folding plates. Hinges cracked, some boards partially detached. Dampstaining to latter part of vol. 6. Lacks vol. 5. Ink ownership to ffeps [F. Gray].

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