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        On the Fire-Damp of Coal Mines, and on Methods of Lighting the Mines So as to Prevent Its Explosion" (Davy) & "An Account of an Invention for Giving Light in Explosive Mixtures of Fire-Damp in Coal Mines, by Consuming the Fire-Damp"(Davy) in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 106, 1816, pp. 1-22, 23-24 WITH An Essay towards the Calculus of Functions Part I and II (Babbage) in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 105, 1816, Part I pp. 1-22, 23-24, Part II 179-256 WITH "On the laws which regulate the polarisation of light by reflection from transparent bodies" (Brewster) in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 105, 1815, Parts I and II, pp. 125-159

      - FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND DESCRIPTION of an invention some have argued rescued the Industrial Revolution, Humphrey Davy's Safety Lamp (this published prior to Davy's own 1818 book on the subject). "Two great events amazed Britain in 1815: the victory of Wellington over Napoleon and the victory of Davy over mine gases. The Industrial Revolution was in danger of stalling in the early 19th c. due to the dangers in mining with contemporary lamps that used flame and ignited explosions. A disaster near Newcastle in 1812 killed 101 miners, and more than two-thirds of the coal mines in England were considered too dangerous to work because of their levels of coal gas. "In 1815 Davy was invited by the Chairman of a 'Society for Preventing Accidents in Coal Mines' to invent a solution. Davy had earlier studied flames and their propagation and noted that flames could not propagate through small holes. Thus his solution was merely to surround the lamp with a cylinder of wire mesh that still left the flame open to the atmosphere. The mesh conducted away the heat of the flame, thus cooling it so that the temperature methane would encounter at the lamp would be lower than its flash point. The flame itself could not penetrate the mesh.Although the flame and combustible gas were in open contact, there would be no explosion" (Greenberg, A Chemical History Tour, 184-185). Davy published these two papers in Philosophical Transactions in late 1815 and early 1816. In 1818 he was made a Baronet for his service to Britain's industry. ALSO in this volume is Part II of Babbage's seminal 'An Essay towards the Calculus of Functions,' his most important mathematical work. "Babbage believed that his new scheme would serve as a generalized calculus to include all problems capable of analytical formulation and it is possible to see here a hint of the inspiration for his concept of the Analytical Engine. While the work on the engines and his other scientific, social and political activities caused him virtually to abandon mathematical research at the age of thirty, the calculus of functions was the area he often yearned to continue. In fact, the calculus of functions was not taken up by other workers, and it is the aspect of Babbage's mathematical work that modern mathematicians find the most fascinating" (Dubbey, The Mathematical Work of Charles Babbage). ALSO INCLUDED: First editions of Charles Babbage's first papers as well as his most important contribution to mathematics, the calculus of functions. ALSO INCLUDED: First edition of 'Brewster's Angle, "one of Brewster's most important contributions to the science of physics" (Molecular Expressions Website). CONDITION & DETAILS: Philosophical Transactions Volume for the year MDCCCXV (1815) and MDCCCXVI (1816) Ex-libris bearing only a miniscule "Athenaeum Library, Liverpool" stamp and at the foot (margin) of some of the plates. Quarto. (10.5 x 8.5 inches; 263 x 408mm). [12], 446, [20]; Volume 106 [14], 366, [12]. Volume I includes 8 page index. 16 copperplate engravings; Volume II includes and 8 page index and 21 copperplate engravings. The construction of Davy's lamp is depicted in one of the plates. Full volumes, complete. Handsomely rebound in aged calf. 5 raised bands at the spine, each gilt-ruled; gilt-tooled fleur de lis at the spine. Red and black, gilt-lettered spine labels. Tightly and solidly bound. New endpapers. Occassional light toning and foxing. By any measure, near fine condition.

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        Theorie des Peines et des Recompenses, ouvrage extrait des manuscrits de M. Jeremie Bentham, jurisconsulte anglois par Et. Dumont, Membre du Conseil representatif du Canton de Geneve. Seconde edition.

      1818 - A Paris, chez Bossange et Masson. et A Londres, 1818. Due volumi in 8vo (cm. 21,5); belle legature coeve in mezza pergamena con punte; tit. e fregi in oro; pp. (4), XVI, 495, (1); (4), VIII, 439, (1). Leggera arrossatura della carta, ma bella copia con barbe. Einaudi, n. 416. Ex libris Biblioteca Salimbeni Modena. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Historical View of the English Government : from the Settlement of the Saxons in Britain, to the Revolution in 1688: to Which Are Subjoined, Some Dissertations Connected with the History of the Government. - [Complete in 4 Volumes]

      London : Printed For J. Mawman 1818 - Physical desc. : 4 v. ; 23 cm. Subject: Constitutional history --Great Britain --Politics and government --History --Printer's statement on t. P. Verso: Barnard and Farley. Includes bibliographical references Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with contrasting black and red Morocco title and volume labels. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request 4 Kg. 4 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RHODODAPHNE: OR THE THESSALIAN SPELL. A POEM

      London: Printed for T. Hookham, Jun., [et al], 1818.. xi,[1],[6],[7]-181,[1]pp. Small octavo. 19th century calf and marbled boards. Half-title present (in its original position as B1). Neat 1823 ownership signature on endsheet, occasional light foxing, but a very good copy. First edition. One of Peacock's most ambitious narrative poems, much admired by Shelley, and across the waters, by E.A. Poe. NCBEL III:701.

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        Amphitryon : ein Lustspiel Herausgegeben von Adam H. Müller. Neue wohlfeilere Ausgabe.

      Dresden, in der Arnold'ischen Buchhandlung, 1818. - [2. Aufl.], kl8° (16.5x10.5), 1 Bl., VII, 184 S., braunmarmor Pbd d.Zt. mit gepräg RSchild, Ecken/Kapitale etwas bestossen, oberes Kapital etwas stärker, NaV, Papier etwas gebräunt, sonst fest sauber und gepflegt, Erstausgabe [WG 10.- Sembdner, 29.- Goedeke VI, 10, 2.- Schmidt IV, 315].- Druckvermerk am Schluß 'Gedruckt bei Carl Gottlob Gärtner' Titelauflage der Erstausgabe von 1807.- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TRAVELS THROUGH SOME PARTS OF GERMANY, POLAND, MOLDAVIA, AND TURKEY

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818. First Edition. With 15 fine handcoloured aquatints on 11 plates. 4to, three-quarter dark green crushed morocco over linen boards, the spine with raised bands, gilt lettered in two compartments. xiii, 295 pp. An unusually nice copy, large and with very little evidence of the expected foxing, plates in fine order. FINE FIRST EDITION WITH BEAUTIFUL HANDCOLOURED PLATES.

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        L'IMITATION DE JESUS-CHRIST,. Par le R. P. De Gonnelieu, de la compagnie de Jésus (traducteur)

      1818 - un volume, reliure (signée par P. DUPLANIL) plein maroquin rouge grand in-octavo (binding signed full morocco by P. DUPLANIL in-8) (15,6 x 24,4 cm), doslong (spine without raised band), décoration or (gilt decoration) à filets, entrelacs et rinceaux or (gilt lines), fers spéciaux (special blocking stamps), titre frappé or (gilt title), plats décorés d'un quintuple filet doré + 2 roulettes "Empire" en encadrement d'une bande de "feuillage" à froid (cover with five gilt lines and two fillets "empire"), roulettes or sur les coupes (gilt fillets on the cuts) ) et grappes et feuilles de vigne "or" sur les chasses ( decoration on the turn-ins), toutes tranches lisses dorées (all edges gilt), marque-page en tissu (bookmark in tissue), pages de garde en papier peignés (endpapers with white painting paper), Edition ornée d'un frontispice et de 4 gravures hors-texte gravés sur bois en noir (engraving wood) par Horace VERNET, ex-libris à l'encre brune sur la page de titre rayé, 582 Pages, 1818 Paris : F. Janet Editeur, Nouvelle édition ornée de figures d'après les dessins d'Horace Vernet.SUPERBE RELIURE EMPIRE.en parfait état (very good condition). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Guimard]
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        Two Apologies, One for Christianity, in a Series of Letters addressed to Edward Gibbon, Esq. The Other for The Bible, in answer to Thomas Paine. To which are added Two Sermons, and a Charge, in defence of Revealed Religion.

      London: Printed for Scatcher and Letterman. 1818 - Large 8vo, 213 X 132 mms., pp. [iii] - viii, 470 [471 - 472 adverts], finely bound, "contemporary brown calf, wide raised bands tooled with a quatrefoil between volutes, gilt lettered direct in second and fourth compartments, remainder with large circular device composed of quatrefoils, fleur-de-lys, palmettes, drawer handle tools, roundels, etc., covers with gilt border of triple fillets and wide palmette roll, with fan tool at each corner in blind, inner lozenge panel of blind rope roll and gilt leaf and volute roll, with blind volute tools at the corners, and a blind fleuron and volute device in the middle, gilt scalloped floral roll on edges, leaf and volute roll repeated on turn-ins," to quote the description of someone who knows more than I could ever know about describing bindings, and with 19th century bookseller's ticket of "Richd. Newby.,Cambridge" on the upper corner of the front paste-down end-paper and the bookplate of the Rev. E. S. Burting of Yeldon Rectory just below the bookseller's ticket. Rev. Edward Swanton Bunting (1791 - 1849) was Clerk, Rector and Patron of Yelden. Watson first published the letters to Gibbon in 1776 and the answer to Paine in 1796. The two works were first published together in 1806. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        A Concise Description of the Endowed Grammar Schools in England and Wales

      London: Baldwin, Craddick & Joy, 1818 - An account of all the grammar schools in England and Wales First edition. 2 vols., Thick 8vo. xliv, [4], 857; 983 pp. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, marbled edges. Two bookplates. Very nice set [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        RÈGLES DES CINQ ORDRES D'ARCHITECTURE, DE VIGNOLE.Suivi de : LES LECONS ÉLÉMENTAIRES DES OMBRES DANS L'ARCHITECTURE.

      - Paris, (Jean) Carilian-Goeury, 1818, 20,5 x 25,5. Reliure moderne en plein parchemin. Titre à l'encre noire sur le dos. Ruban de fermeture en tissus. Bien complet des 75 manifiques gravures (50+25) ainsi que du titre gravé. Superbe exemplaire en très bon état.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        The Philosophical Library; Being A Curious Collection of the Most Rare and Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Works, Both Ancient and Modern, Which Treat of Moral, Metaphysical, Theological, Historical and Philosophical Enquiries After Truth - Volume I

      London: Printed for the Proprietor By Jas. Adlard and Sons, and Published By J. Souter, 1818. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. A Collection of TRACTS with their own title pages and pagination, bound in 3/4 leather & marbled paper, raised bands on spine, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers, binding and hinges tight. The individual Tracts are as listed: ***The Life and Morals of Confucius, a Chinese Philosopher, Who Flourished Above Five Hundred Years Before the Coming of Jesus Christ. Being One of the Choicest Pieces of Learning and Morality Remaining of That Nation. Reprinted from the Edition of 1691 and edited by Josephus Tela - 1818. i-viii, ix-x, 11-115pp. ***The Life and Morals of Epicurus; Translated From the Greek by John Digby, with Comments and Reflections From Several Authors. To Which are Added, An Essay on the Morals of Epicurus by Monsieur St. Evermont. And Also, The Advice of Isocrates to Demonicus; Translated From the Greek by John Digby. Reprinted from the Edition of 1712, and Edited by Josephus Tela - 1818. xv [1] 233pp. ***The Morality of the East; Extracted From The Koran of Mohammed: Digested Under Alphabetical Heads. With an Introduction, and Occasional Remarks. To Which is Prefixed, A Short Abstract of His Life, Not In the Former Edition. Reprinted From the Edition of 1766 and Edited by Josephus Tela - 1818. Title [1] 96pp. ***The Political Mischiefs of Popery; or, Arguments Demonstrating, I. That the Romish Religion Ruins All Those Countries Where It is the Established Religion. II. That it Occasions the Loss of Above Two Hundred Millions of Livres, or Sixteen Millions Sterling, Per Annum, To France in particular. III. That, If Popery Were Abolished in France, That Kingdom Would Become Incomparably More Rich and Populous; and the King's Revenues Would Advance Above One Hundred Millions of Livres, or Eight Millions Sterling, Per Annum. IV. That It is Impossible That France Should Ever Be Re-Established, or Flourish, Whilst Popery Is Its National Religion, by A Person of Quality, A Native of France. Reprinted from the Edition of 1698 and Edited by Josephus Tela - 1818. xii, 13-180pp. ***A Catalogue of the Most Eminently Venerable Relics of the Roman Catholic Church; Collected by The Pious Care of Their Holinesses the Popes, the Most August Emperors, Kings, Princes, and Prelates, of the Christian World: Which Are to be Disposed of by Auction, At the Church of Saint Peter's at Rome, the 1st of June, 1753, by Order of the Pope, For the Benefit of a Young Gentleman of Great Rank. Reprinted from the Edition of 1752, and Edited by Josephus Tela - 1818. iv, 5-31pp. Covers show upper/lower backstrip wear/chips, with light corner/edge wear, small strips of leather peeled.. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

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        "Münster in Ulm". Ansicht von Südosten, links Valentinskapelle und Turm der Barfüsserkirche, im Vordergrund Personenstaffage.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Dom. Quaglio, 1818, 33 x 45 cm.. Schefold 9930; Winkler 640,33; Trost L42. - Prächtige Inkunabel-Lithographie in guter Erhaltung.

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        Poems of Laura; An Original American Work

      Petersburg, [Virginia]: (Whitworth and Yancey, Printers). 1818. First. First edition. 12mo. 106, iv pp. Contemporary calf, red morocco spine label. Early owner's name, label largely chipped away, an attractive, very good copy. A handsome copy of this collection of poetry by a Virginia woman. .

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        Historical Memoirs of My Own Time / by Sir N. William Wraxall, Bart. - [Complete in 3 Volumes]. [Contents: Pt. 1. from 1772 to 1780.--Pt. 2. from 1781-1782.--Pt. 3. from 1782-1784]

      London : T. Cadell And W. Davies 1818 - Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Great Britain--History--1760-1789. Portrait frontis illustrated. Minor scattered marginal foxing. Uninked institutional stamp to the title. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands; spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans etc. On request. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE) BOOK OF ENGLISH TRADES and library of the useful arts.

      London, 1818. - Complete with seventy engravings. A new edition enlarged. Fine condition.

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        Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois.

      Printed for Severn & Redington for Ridgway and Sons, Piccadilly., London 1818 - 'First Edition' iv, 144 PAGES, 4 adverts. uncut copy in original boards, original title label to original paper spine wear to joints and lower piece missing. Birkbeck born in England emigrated to United States in 1817 travelled from Virginia to the Territory of Illinois giving detailed information. Excellent uncut copy in the original boards of the Rare 'First Edition'. London 1818.

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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        Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, and Other Countries of the East; Edited from Manuscript Journals

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Rebacked with part of original spine laid on. Book-plates of previous owners. Browning to prelims and plates and some light scattered foxing. 1818. Second Edition. Contemporary calf. 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xxii, 615pp. 4 maps and 10 plates, some folding. .

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        Narrative of an expedition to explore the river Zaire, usually called the Congo in South Africa in 1816 under the direction of Captain J. K. Tuckey, R. N. To which is added, the journal of Professor Smith; some general observations on the country and its inhabitants; and an appendix: containing the natural history of that part of the Kingdom of Congo through which the Zaire flows.

      London, John Murray 1818.. 28 x 22 cm. [3] Bl., LXXXII, 402, 401-498 S. Mit zahlreichen Textholzschnitten, einer mehrfach gefalteten Kupferstich-Karte und 13 Kupferstich-Tafeln, davon eine altkoloriert. Modernes Halbleder mit Lederrückenschild und wenig Goldprägung, alt marmorierter Schnitt. Lediglich die Tafeln gebräunt, teilweise mit Bräunung der benachbarten Blätter, sonst sauber und frisch. Toning and foxing to plates as usual, otherwise a fresh copy in modern binding.. Gay 3059. Hess/Coger 4339. Paulitschke, Erforschung, 199. Henze V, 360. Erste Ausgabe. Tuckey erforschte im Auftrag der britischen Admiralität den Flußlauf des Kongo. Die Expedition kam zu einem unglücklichen Ende, denn Tuckey und weitere 23 Mitglieder der Expedition starben innerhalb kurzer Zeit. Der posthume Bericht beruht auf seinen Reisetagebüchern. Tuckeys Angaben über Ausmaße und Lauf des Flusses stießen bei den Zeitgenossen auf Unglauben, spätere Expeditionen blieben erfolglos. Erst mit Stanley fand Tuckeys Bericht seine volle Bestätigung (Paulitschke). Die Karte zeigt Cap Lopez und den Unterlauf des Kongo.

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        Description de l'Egypte. Antiquités. Description générale de Memphis et des pyramides par M. Jomard. Description de la Babylone d'Egypte par M. Du Bois-Aymé. Description d'Héliopolis par MM. Lancret et Du Bois-Aymé. Description des ruines de Sân (Tanis des Anciens) par M. Louis Cordier. Description des principales ruines situées dans la portion de l'ancien delta par MM. Jollois et Du Bois-Aymé.

      De l'imprimerie impériale 1818 - - De l'imprimerie impériale, A Paris 1818, In Folio (27x42,5cm), 23, 4, 18, 18, 10pp., Un Vol. relié. - Edition originale de ces quatre mémoires extraits du Tome II de la 3e livraison (Partie Antiquités) de la Description de l'Egypte. Les mémoires sont notés chapitres XVIII, XIX, XXI, XXIII, XXV (on ne s'étonnera pas que les chapitres ne se suivent pas, les chapitres apparemment manqunats se trouvant dans un autre tome de la troisième livraison paru à une autre date. Chaque article est séparé d'un autre par un feuillet blanc. Cartonnage parcheminé crème moderne. Pièce de titre de basane noire. Exemplaire non rogné, à toutes marges. Desciptions très précises des monuments par des témoins occulaires d'après leurs notes, relevés et dessins pris in situ, nombreuses notes et considérations historiques, géographiques et autres. Les descriptions sont souvent introduites par un récit de voyage. 23, 4, 18, 18, 10pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues .,

      Cramer and Spear, Pittsburg 1818 - Small 8vo. 792pp. Original publisher's sheep. Signatures sprung from use, but firmly attached; pages soiled and with some contemporary markings; old repair to the spine else the binding is in very good condition. Ownership name of Dan Smith dated 1828, and, later, 'Dan Smith, His Book'. The New Testament has a separate title page. In this copy there is a short note pinned to its verso, listing the births of members of the McNees family in the late nineteenth century. Reputedly the first Bible printed west of the Allegheny River and the first Bible in English printed west of the Allegheny Mountains. A well used copy, but in good condition. Very scarce. Hills, 349; Not in Darlow and Moule,

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        The Revolt of Islam; A Poem, In Twelve Cantos.

      C. and J. Olier, London 1818 - First Edition, second issue. The true First Edition was published with the incorrect date of 1817 on the title page and has an errata page. xxxii, [2], 270, [1] errata page. Octavo. Contemporary half calf with marbled boards, gilt decorated spine, morocco spine label. This volume represents a revision of Shelley's earlier poem "Laon and Cythna; or the Revolution of the Golden City." This earlier work was considered far too sexually and socially controversial for its time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Revolt of Islam; a Poem in Twelve Cantos.

      London: for C. & J. Ollier 1818 - FIRST EDITION SECOND ISSUE THE DOHENY COPY. 1 volume, xxxii, [2], 270, [1], with the errata leaf. Bound in full green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, cover ruled and paneled in gilt, gilt dentelles, front hinge lightly rubbed otherwise VERY GOOD, all edges gilt, by Wood. With the gilt leather bookplate of Estelle Doheny. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New Hieroglyphic Bible, With Above Four Hundred Cuts

      Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1818 - 12mo. 108pp. Publishers original drab brown cloth; upper board blocked in gilt with title within a floral design. Ink name on front pastedown. Cloth soiled, binding lightly shaken, gilt rubbed else a very good copy. The date of publication is taken from the Advertisement, page 4. This seems to be the first Oliver and Boyd printing of a hieroglyphic Bible and the second Edinburgh printing after the Doig and Sterling edition of 1814. The accepted publicaton date for this Bible is 1818; three other known copies are known to have been issued either in quarter leather and marbled paper boards, or in printed card covers. Our copy is in what is clearly publisher's cloth with gilt blocked on the upper board. This combination is unknown before 1826. It is likely, then, that the textblock, while printed earlier, was bound after 1826. Exceedingly scarce. Protected in a custom clamshell box. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Quijotita y Su Prima. Historia Muy Cierta Con Apariencia De Novela Tomo 1 y 2

      Oficina De D. Mariano Ontiveros 1818 - Tomo 1, 7hs, 322pgs y 1h con 5 laminas de pagina entera y una de media pagina por Torreblanca, faltan las paginas 27 a 30 y una lamina. El texto presenta manchas de oxidacion, sobre todo en las primeras paginas. Portada con sello de antiguo dueno. Tomo 2, 268pgs, 1h y 8 laminas, texto con ligeras oxidaciones, en buen estado. 15.5cms x 10.5cms. Tapa dura en piel , con hierros dorados distintos para cada tomo, en buen estado. Primera Edicion de la segunda Novela Mexicana, rara en comercio. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Manuscrit De L'Ile D'Elbe. Des Bourbons En 1815. [Purporting to Have Been Dictated by Napoleon to Count Bertrand] / Publie Par Le Comte ********* [I. E. Charles J. F. T. De Montholon]. [Edited by Barry Edward O'Meara

      Londres : J. Ridgway 1818 - Physical desc. : xv, 86 p. ; 23 cm. Subject: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. France - History - 1789-1815. Series: Grey tracts ; 145. Written by Ch. T. De Montholon; published by B. E. O'Meara--cf. G. Davois. Bibliographie napole onienne franc aise, v. 2, p. 200. Referenced by: Barbier, A. A. Ouvrages anonymes, 3/56. Language: French. Very good copy in contemporary fine-ribbed, gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling, with minor rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 86 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Spanish America; or a Descriptive, Historical, and Geographical Account of the Dominions of Spain in the Western Hemisphere [Two Volumes].

      Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London 1818 - xxix, 336 pp.; v, 357 pp. 8vo. Original plain blue boards with tan paper spine, paper spine labels. Illus. with 2 folding maps and 1 engraving. "Illustrated by a Map of Spanish North America, and the West-India Islands; a Map of Spanish South America, and an Engraving, representing the Comparative Altitudes of the Mountains in those Regions." Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1791-1847), an officer of the British army, "compiled his work with considerable care from the writings of Humboldt, and from the standard early Spanish books upon the American colonies. His volumes present a very useful summary of the condition of old Spanish America at the time when the several colonies began their career as independent states," (Larned, p. 443). Vol. I, includes Florida; New Spain (inc. New Mexico; California; Sonora, Cinaloa, etc.); Guatimala; Various Islands; and New Granada. Vol. II., contains Peru; Buenos Ayres; and Chili. Provenance: Library of James Torr Harmer, with his bookplate. Uncommon in original binding. Sabin 6333. Palau 32836. Spain & Spanish America I: 100 (1819). Lowndes I: 235. Larned 3909. Hill p. 53. Spines darkened and rubbed with small chips along backstrips, boards edgeworn with some soiling and small dampstains; small red glue dots on front pastedown of Vol. I; owner's bookplate on front pastedowns, leaves untrimmed, some soiling and light foxing at the margins, occasional offsetting, but overall still very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historically Significant and Important Period Manuscript Report of the Naval and Military Actions in Chile and Peru]: Estado que en el dia de la fecha tiene el Vireinato de Lima; Provincias del de Buenos Ayres recuperadas y concervadas por el Ejercito del alto Peru; y finalmente en el que ce halla el Reyno de Chile [The State at this date of the Viceroyalty of Lima, the Provinces of Buenos Aires, taken back by the Army of Alto Peru; and finally the State of the Kingdom of Chile].

      Lima 1818 - Lima, 1 November 1818. Small folio (ca. 31x21 cm). 6 pp. Brown ink on laid paper with watermarks 'A' and 'PLA'. Text in Spanish in legible hand writing. Later marbled paper wrappers. Manuscript in very good condition. Historically significant and important period report of the final stage of the Chilean (1810-1826) and Peruvian (1811-1824) Wars of Independence, compiled by Spanish colonial authorities. Our copy apparently belonged to Joaquín de la Pezuela, 1st Marquis of Viluma (1761-1830) who was a viceroy of Peru during the War of Independence: there is a handwritten remark "Es copia Pezuela" in the end of the text. The document is divided into three parts ("Vireinato de Lima", "Egéreito del Perú", and "Reyno de Chile") and starts with the report of advance of the Royalist forces (3400 men under command of General Mariano de Osorio) from Callao to Talcahuano in order to regain Chile. Then follow the descriptions of Battle of Cancha Rayada (18 March 1818), Battle of Maipú (5 April 1818), San Martín's famous Crossing of the Andes (January-February 1817) et al. A large part of the text is dedicated to the actions of the Royalists' army in Alto Peru under command of José de la Serna e Hinojosa (1770-1832). The author reports on the numbers of armed forces in different provinces of the Vireinato de Lima and gives a picture of the wartime Peru from north to south. Very important is the extensive material on the naval war near the coast of Chile and Peru, and the actions of the First Chilean Navy Squadron which was formed in 1817-1818 and eventually "terminated Spanish colonial rule on the south-west coast of South America" (Wikipedia). The report lists 12 vessels of the Royalists' naval forces (Las fuerzas de mar): frigates Esmeralda, Cleopatra, Presidenta and Venganza, brigantines Pezuela and Potrillo, corvet Sebastiano et al. There are notes on the condition and amount of guns of each vessel. A separate list is dedicated to the enemy vessels and also details their artillery: Lautaro and Cumberland (bought from the British East India Company); corvette Coquimbo (bought from the US), four brigantines, and seven corsairs (Anglo-American and French). The document reports on the blockade of Valparaiso in March-April 1818, and naval actions, e.g. the attack on Spanish corvette Resolution near Callao by the corsair force consisting of the British, American, Portuguese and Irish sailors (19 October). The text is concluding with the news that the naval reinforcement for the Royalists has departed from Spain: frigate Especulation left Cadiz on the 21st of May with 6 officials and 200 men from the Regiment of Cantabria, a part of a larger force which will embark in Callao and will go immediately to reinforce the army of Alto Peru. Frigate Maria Isabel will increase the maritime forces destined to blockade Valparaiso. The author has no doubt that "Our maritime force should succeed in destroying the rebels and will give us advantage in the reconquista de Chile".

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        Malerische Fußreise durch das Südliche Frankreich und einen Teil von Ober-Italien. Vier Bände mit je zwei Abteilungen in acht Bänden und Tafelband.

      bey dem Verfasser, Carlsruhe 1818 - 1818-1819. Gr.8° und gr.4° (Tafelband). Mit vier lithographischen Frontispizen, acht lithographischen Titeln, einem lithographischen "Plan von Lyon" und 89 teilweise gefalteten lithographischen Tafeln. Neue Pappbände (7 mit aufgezogenen alten Rückenschildern) und Halblederband (Rücken erneuert) der Zeit (Tafelband). Erste Ausgabe, noch auf Subskription erschienen. Hamberger/Meusel XVIII,800. Engelmann I,505. Griep/Luber 971. Dussler 78ff. Rümann 380. - Der vollständige Tafelband mit dem Blatt 'Zur Erklärung der Steindrucke .' und mit dem Blatt 'Titel-Steindrucke' und 'Titel-Vignetten'. Die bei J. Sickler in München gedruckten Steindrucke gelten als 'Inkunabeln der Lithographie'. - Der Pfarrer Christian Friedrich Mylius reiste 1812 - aus Geldmangel zu Fuß - von Basel über Saône und Rhône zum Mittelmeer, in die Pyrenäen, durch das Languedoc nach Genua, Turin, Aosta und zurück nach Basel. Die in Begleitung des Basler Malers Rudolph Huber unternommene Wanderung gilt als Muster einer literarischen Reisebeschreibung, die auch auf Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte der bereisten Gegenden eingeht. Huber fertigte die Mehrzahl der Zeichnungen vor Ort an, ergänzt hat sie Mylius nach Vorlagen aus A.L.Millins 'Reise durch Savoyen .'. Die Beschreibung der Reise reicht bis zum Aufenthalt in der Gegend von Monaco. Am Schluß des letzten Bandes bittet Mylius um Subskription für einen bei der Ausschreibung noch nicht geplanten Band, der den Weg bis Turin und die Rückreise beinhalten sollte. Dieser Band ist aber nicht mehr erschienen. - Die lithographischen Tafeln zeigen u.a. Ansichen von Dole, Chalons s. Saone, Besancon, Macon, Lyon, Die, Grenoble, Vienne, Avignon, Orange, Arles, Montpellier, Marseille, Nizza, Monaco, Frejus, aber auch Kunstdenkmäler, Trachten, Volksbräuche und Karten. - Textbände: Vorsätze teilweise gestempelt, wenige Bll. etwas gebräunt (die erste Lage in Band 1 im Rand etwas stärker). Tafelband: Stempel auf Vorsatz und dem ersten Bl. ('Erklärung .'), teilweise leicht stockfleckig, die Tafeln unbeschnitten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Graphic and Historical Description of the City of Edinburgh. Views in Edinburgh and Its Vicinity drawn and engraved by J. & H. S. Storer; Exhibiting Remains of Antiquity, Public Buildings and Picturesque Scenery in two Volumes.,

      Constable & Co., Edinburgh 1818 - Text Englisch. 2 Bände, so vollständig. Leinenrücken mit Titelschildchen professionell nachgebunden, goldgeprägte Leder-Einbände, golddekoriert, normale Altersspuren. Schnitt marmoriert. Buchblöcke weitgehend sauber, vereinzelt gering stockfleckig, Stiche gut und klar. Beide Bände jeweils 2 Vorbesitzerexlibris, zusätzlich Namenseintragung auf Schmutztitel. Verlagsmäßig nicht vollständig paginiert; 2 gestochene, gefaltete Stadtpläne, Bd. 1) 192 Textseiten "History of Edinburgh" plus 26 Stiche mit z.T. mehrseitigen Erklärungen. Zusätzlich Vignetten. Bd. 2) 71 Stiche mit z.T. mehrseitigen Erklärungen plus Vignetten. Two beautiful books, profusely illustrated with 97 clean engravings, very little foxing. Leather bound with cloth spine (newly added), with the ex libris of Henry Gee Barnard (1839) and Charles Cammell, two folding maps of the city of Edinburgh, altogether solid and fine. Inlandporto Euro 5,50. 1,35 Kg. 14 x 22,5 Cm. Gewicht in Gramm: 1350 1. Auflage Halbleinen/Hartkarton. Sehr gut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de Comédies en Prose : ] L'Homme gris, Comédie en trois actes et en prose ; Le Bourgmestre de Sardam, ou Les Deux Pierre, Comédie-Héroïque en trois actes et à grand spectacle ; Le Marquis de Pomenars, Comédie en un acte et en prose ; Le Voyage à Dieppe, Comédie en trois actes et en prose ; Le Parrain, Comédie en un acte et en Prose ; Les Deux Ménages, Comédie en trois Actes et en Prose ; Le Célibataire et l'Homme Marié, Comédie en trois actes et en Prose ;

      Ladvocat Barba 1818 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure demi-basane verte, contient : D'Aubigny et Poujol : L'Homme gris, Comédie en trois actes et en prose, représentée pour la première fois à Paris sur le Théâtre royal de l'Odéon le mardi 23 Septembre 1817, Troisième édition, Chez Mad. Ladvocat, Paris, 1818, 88 pp. ; Mélesville, Boirie et Merle, Le Bourgmestre de Sardam, ou Les Deux Pierre, Comédie-Héroïque en trois actes et à grand spectacle, Présentée pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le Théâtre de la Porte St Martin, le 2 juin 1818, Seconde Edition, Chez N. Barba, Paris, 1818, 55 pp. ; Mme Sophie Gay, Le Marquis de Pomenars, Comédie en un acte et en prose, Représentée pour la première fois à Paris, par les Comédiens ordinaires du Roi, sur le premier théâtre français, le samedi 18 décembre 1819, Deuxième édition revue et corrigée, Chez Ladvocat, Paris, 1820, 3 ff. et 47 pp. ; Wafflard et Fulgence, Le Voyage à Dieppe, Comédie en trois actes et en prose, Représentée sur le Second Théâtre Français par les Comédiens du Roi, le 1er mars 1821, Chez J.-N. Barba, Paris, 1821, 86 pp. ; MM. Delestre, Scribe et Mélesville, Le Parrain, Comédie en un acte et en Prose, Représentée pour la Première fois à Paris, sur le Théâtre du Gymnase dramatique, le 23 avril 1821, Chez Aimé André, Paris, 1821, 36 pp. ; Picard, Wafflard et Fulgence, Les Deux Ménages, Comédie en trois Actes et en Prose, Représentée sur le Second Théâtre Français par les Comédiens du Roi, le 21 mars 1822, Chez J.-N. Barba, Libraire, Paris, 1822, 2 ff., 68 pp. ; Wafflard et Fulgence, Le Célibataire et l'Homme Marié, Comédie en trois actes et en Prose, Représentée sur le Second Théâtre Français par les Comédiens du Roi, le 16 Décembre 1822, Chez J.-N. Barba, Paris, 1823, 2 ff., III-63 pp. Très intéressant recueil de pièces datant de la Restauration, dont plusieurs en édition originale (Le Voyage à Dieppe, Les Deux Ménages, Le Célibataire et l'Homme Marié) dont la pièce "Le Parrain" écrite par Scribe en collaboration avec Delestre et Mélesville, ou en partie originale (Le Marquis de Pomenars) et souvent introuvables. Bon état (dos portant la tomaison "3"). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES DE ENNIUS QUIRINUS VISCONTI. MUSEE PIE-CLEMENTIN. MILAN. GIEGLER. 1818-1822. (7 VOLUMES). - MONUMENTS DU MUSEE CHIARAMONTI, DECRITS ET EXPLIQUES PAR PHILIPPE AURELE VISCONTI ET JOSEPH GUATTANI, SERVANT DE SUITE ET DE COMPLEMENT AU MUSEE PIE-CLEMENTIN, TRADUIT DE L'ITALIEN PAR F. SERGENT-MARCEAU. MILAN. GIEGLER. 1822. (1 VOLUME).

      1818-1822 1818 - ENSEMBLE DE 8 VOLUMES IN-8 (15 X 22,5 X 32 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (6) + 362, 376 + (8), 298, 381, 283, 301, 270 ET LXXXVII + 352 + (15) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 BASANE HAVANE, DOS LISSE ORNE DE FILETS DORES, TITRE DORE, TRANCHES MOUCHETEES. ILLUSTRE D'UN PORTRAIT DE L'AUTEUR EN FRONTISPICE ET D'UN PORTRAIT DU PAPE PIE VI DANS LE TOME 1, D'UN PORTRAIT DU PAPE PIE VII DANS LE TOME 8 ET DE 63 + 67 + 64 + 62 + 65 + 68 + 70 ET 56 PLANCHES, DONT DE TRES NOMBREUSES PLANCHES DOUBLES OU REPLIEES. OUVRAGE COLLATIONNE, COMPLET DE TOUTES LES PLANCHES FIGURANT DANS LES DIFFERENTES TABLES DES ILLUSTRATIONS. QUELQUES PETITES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE SANS GRAVITE, CACHETS DE CLASSEMENT DE BIBLIOTHEQUE PRIVEE, SINON BEL EXEMPLAIRE, INTERIEUR TRES FRAIS.

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        THE NAVAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITIAN, COMMENCING WITH THE EARLIEST PERIOD OF HISTORY, AND CONTINUED TO THE EXPEDITION AGAINST ALGIERS, UNDER THE COMMAND OF LORD EXMOUTH, IN 1816, INCLUDING THE HISTORY AND LIVES OF THE BRITISH ADMIRALS.

      BALDWIN AND CO, LONDON 1818 - Approx. 4118 TOTAL Pp. COMPRISED ALSO BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE ADMIRALS AND OTHER NAVAL OFFICERS OMITTED BY DR. JOHN CAMPBELL, OR WHO HAVE DISTINGUISHED THEMSELVES SINCE THE TIME OF THAT AUTHOR. ILLUSTRATED WITH PORTRAITS, MAPS, PLANS OF IMPORTANT ACTION, &c. DEDICATED, BY PERMISSION, TO HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE REGENT. COMPLETE EIGHT VOLUME SET; VOL. I, 539 p. VOL. II, 538 p. VOL III, 531 p. VOL IV, 529 p. VOL. V, 502 p. VOL. VI, 490 p. VOL. VII, 485 p. VOL. VIII (at rear APPENDIX AND INDEX), 504 p. DESCRIPTION: FULL MORROCCO TAN CALF HARDBOUND, GILT TOOLED SPINE WITH STAMPED/EMBOSSED TITLE, 4 RAISED BANDS, BLIND DIAMOND PATTERN IMPRESSION STAMPED BOARDS, GILT FRAMED BORDER ON BOARDS, GILT BORDER EDGES, FULL MARBLE LEAF EDGE. CONDITION: VERY GOOD; SOME LIGHT FOXING OF FRONT ENDPAPERS (NOTES IN A EARLY HAND ON SOME ENDPAPER PAGES), GENTLY SUNNED SPINE COVERS, SOME WEAR TO EXTREMITIES, RUBBED EDGES, SURFACE LEATHER CHIPPED/RUBBED AT SURFACE OF SOME VOLUMES IN HANDLED/HINGE AREAS, CHIPPED AT HINGE AREAS OF VOLUMES. MEASURES: 8 3/8" x 5 1/2" x X 1 3/8" each. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stamma on the Game of Chess; Containing Numerous Openings of Games, and One Hundred Critical Situations, Illustrated on Colored Diagrams. With notes and remarks by William Lewis

      London, W. H. Reid 1818 - Description: xii, 337 p. Col. Diagrs. 20 cm. Subjects: Chess Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 337 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Catalogue of Manuscripts, Formerly in the Possession of Francis Hargrave, now Deposited in the British Museum

      Printed by G. Woodfall, London 1818 - 4to. [iv], 188 pp. Original drab boards (a little worn, expertly rebacked). Edges uncut and partially unopened. Ex-libris stamps in blind from the (now-defunct) Theological Institute of Connecticut. Some minor spotting, but overall in very good condition, the paper quite crisp First Edition. Highly interesting catalogue of the legal manuscripts collected by Francis Hargrave (1741-1821). In 1813 Hargrave's collection of 499 manuscripts, together with his library of books, was purchased for £8,000 for the British nation by a vote of the House of Commons. The catalogue describes the manuscript portion of the Hargrave collection. Hargrave was the most prominent of the five advocates who appeared on behalf of James Somersett in the case which determined, in 1772, the legal status of slaves in England. This was Hargrave's first trial and secured his reputation as one of most brilliant advocates of his day. Thereafter, he specialised in legal history and commentary, and published many works of legal history. Meanwhile, he quietly amassed a substantial collection of legal books and manuscripts. Our copy contains a 3-page presentation letter from Rev. Josiah Forshall, at that time Keeper of Manuscripts at the British Museum, to the "Lord Bishop of London" (i.e. Charles James Blomfield). On page 3 Forshall inscribes "a list of such books as you are entitled to from this place in virtue of your office." The present volume is included in Forshall's list. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dizionario dei pittori dal rinnovamento delle belle arti fino al 1800.

      Dalla typografia di Vincenzo Ferrario 1818 - - Dalla typografia di Vincenzo Ferrario, Milano 1818, 2 tomles en 2 Vol. in 8 (13x21,3cm), relié. - Edition originale. Plein Velin d'époque, reliure italienne. Dos lisse orné de roulettes et filets. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Bel exemplaire, en très bonne condition. Première mouture de ce dictionnaire des peintres de la fin du XVe au début du XIXe, auquel l'auteur ajouta en 1830 les architectes et les sculpteurs, dans une édition en 4 volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Malerische Reise durch das Südliche Frankreich und einen Theil von Ober-Italien Band 1. bis 4.

      Carlsruhe, bey dem Verfasser 1818 bis 1819. Wohl 1. Ausgabe. Mit zusammen 4 lithographischen Frontispiz und 8 lithograpischen Titel mit Vignette. Band 1. erster und zweiter Theil mit zusammen 695 Seiten. Band 2. erster und zweiter Theil zusammen 701 Seiten. Band 3. erster und zweiter Theil zusammen 699 Seiten. Band 4. erster und zweiter Theil zusammen 750 Seiten. Halbledereinbände mit roten Rückenschildern und Titel. Grüne Schilder mit der Bandangabe. Bei Band 3 nur halb. Alle Rücken mit Goldprägung aber berieben. Buchdeckel auch berieben, bei Band 4 etwas stärker. Die Buchseiten selbst sind in einem sehr guten Zustand (keinerlei Flecken)..

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        NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION TO EXPLORE THE RIVER ZAIRE, Usually called the Congo, in 1816, under direction of Captain J.K. Tuckey, R.N. to which is added the Journal of Professor Smith; Some general observations on the Country and its inhabitants; And an appendix: containing the natural history of that part of the Kingdom of Congo through which the Zaire flows.

      London John Murray 1818 - First edition. Illustrated with the large folding map and 13 engraved plates, of which one is coloured by hand. Large 4to, later antique wine coloured cloth, gilt lettering to the spine, t.e.g. 4ff., lxxxii, 498 pp. A large copy, quite clean and well preserved, crisp and unpressed, the colour plate in good order, some typical mellowing or spotting associated usually with the plates, upper cover detached and easily refurbished on request. SCARCE FIRST EDITION. An attempt to explore the Congo River and to find a link with the Niger and investigate the possibilities for trade on these arteries. Smith from Kew Gardens and other botanists were along to collect plant seeds. Tuckey died on the support ship. "Tuckey was one of the most observant of travelers. He had served in the Eastern Seas, and made a voyage to Brazil and Port Philip in 1803. Captured on his return voyage, he like Flinders, was detained as a prisoner by the French for several years. He subsequently compiled a valuable work on ‘Maritime Geography’ before setting on the government expedition to explore the Congo, then by many conjectured to be the outlet of the Niger. The results of this expedition were most disastrous, Captain Tuckey and many others dying within three months after entering the river". "An introductory view of African discovery preceeds the narrative of Tuckey and Smith and a series of appendices follow: these include (1) a vocabulary of the Malemba and Embonma languages by Cat. Tuckey. (2) Observations on the Genus Ocythioe of Rafinesque by Dr. Leach. (3) On Sepia and Vermes Testacea with plates. (4) Observations on Prof. Smith’s collection of plants by Robert Brown, etc." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative Of An Expedition To Explore The Zaire River, Usually Called The Congo. In South Africa. In 1816 To Witch Is Added, The Journal Of Professor Smith; Some General Observations On The Country And Its Inhabitants; An Appendix: Containing The Natural History Of That Part Of The Kingdom Of Congo Through Which The Zaire Flows

      John Murray, London 1818 - 498 pages. 26 x 21 cm. Thirteen plates, one colored by hand and large fold-out frontispiece map, plus half title and publisher adverts. An Irish born English naval officer captured by the French on a voyage from St. Helena in 1805, he suffered an imprisonment of nearly nine years. Promoted to rank of commander in 1814, he was later assigned to lead an expedition to explore the Congo River in 1816 to learn if there was a connection between the Congo and Niger basins. Most of the crew including Tuckey succumbed to tropical fever or exhaustion and died in their efforts. Whereas the expedition failed it inspired interest by the British to continue African exploration. The accounts of the expedition gleaned from officer's reports, incomplete journals, etc., provided useful information on the natural history and inhabitants of the region. WOOD p. 603. Hand colored plate clean, balance mostly browned, lacking upper fore-edge corner of title page not affecting text, some quires misbound but present, text clean and fresh. Binding border panels in gilt and blind, marbled endpapers and edges. Contemporary gilt decorated full calf rebacked with most of original spine laid-down. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CURSO DE AGRICULTURA PRÁCTICA CONFORME Á LOS ÚLTIMOS ADELANTAMIENTOS HECHOS EN ESTA CIENCIA Y Á LAS MEJORES PRÁCTICAS AGRARIAS DE LAS DEMAS NACIONES DE EUROPA. 2 Tomos

      - Madrid. Imp. de Collado. 1818. 20x15 cm. T. I, LXXVI págs.1h. 340 págs. + 3 grabados plegados. * T. II, VIII págs. 2h. 463 págs. + 3 grabados plegados. Plena piel época estilo árbol, tejuelos. Guardas al agua, cortes tintados. Grandes márgenes y muy limpio. # agricultura A. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Zur verfassung besoinders für den landsäßigen Adel des Herzogthums Westfalen.,

      o.O. o. V., 1818 - IV, 136 S. Sehr seltene und wichtige Schrift. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 750 Kl.-8° etwas neuerer Halbleinenband.

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        Scarce Grant of Land in Illinois Territory to a War of 1812 Musician in the 23rd Regiment of Infantry

      Partly Printed Document Signed ?James Monroe? as President and ?Josiah Meigs? as Commissioner of the General Land Office, 1p, 13? x 9.5?. On vellum, completed in manuscript. Washington, January 29, 1818. Embossed 1.75? paper seal of the General Land Office, scalloped edges, affixed with red wax at lower left. ?Militi Forti et Fideli? (?Strong and Faithful Soldier?) vignette at upper left depicting a soldier receiving a land grant from Lady Liberty as his wife and child, carrying his father?s sword, stand beside him. Military accouterments lie on the ground. Lightly signed by Meigs, dark bold signature of President Monroe. Usual toned folds and light foxing. Fine condition.In part, ?Know Ye, That, in pursuance of the Acts of Congress appropriating and granting Land to the late Army of the United States passed on and since the sixth day of May 1812, Horace Heely, having deposited in the General Land Office a warrant in his favour, numbered 13260, there is granted unto the

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        La Cuisinière de la campagne et de la ville

      Paris, chez Audot 1818 - In-12, demi-veau, dos lisse orné de roulettes et filets dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, plat sur papier marbré, chiffre peint en doré et noir sur le premier plat, lxxij-248 pp EDITION ORIGINALE RARISSIME de cette "Nouvelle cuisine économique, précédée d'informations très importantes sur les soins qu'exige une cave, et d'une instruction sur la manière de servir à table, et sur la dissection des viandes". Encore anonyme, l'ouvrage sera ensuite signé L.E.A. dans les diverses éditions publiées jusqu'en 1859; le nom de l'auteur n'apparaîtra qu'à partir de 1860 Exemplaire bien complet des 8 planches en bistre illustrant la dissection des viandes et des poissons Vicaire 54, "véritable best-seller pendant tout le XIXe siècle" Oberlé 179 Ex-libris armorié d'Henriette d'Angeville; ex-libris manuscrit. (Henriette d'Angeville, surnommée la "fiancée du mont Blanc", fut la première femme à accomplir l'ascension de ce sommet en 1838, sans être aidée, ni portée. Elle mourut à Lausanne en 1871). Légers frottements, dorures estompées, pièce de titre en partie décolorée, pâles piqûres sur les planches 6 à 8, faux-titre manquant, mais bon exemplaire dans l'ensemble

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        OEUVRES, 2 TOMES

      Chez Antoine-Augustin Renouard, Paris 1818 - RO40132968: 445 pages. Gravures en noir et blanc en frontispices. Illustrés de gravures en noir et blanc sur planches hors texte. Titre doré sur les dos. Gravures de Moreau inv. et R. Delvaux sc. Tome I: Préface. Eloge historique de Crébillon. Ode sur la mort de Crébillon. Epître au Roi. Préface de Crébillon. Ordre chronologique des tragédies de Crébillon. Idoménée. Atrée et Thyeste. Electre. Rhadamisthe et Zénobie. Xerxès. Tome II: Sémiramis. Pyrrhus. Catilina. Le Triumvirat ou La Mort de Cicéron. Discours académiques. Ecrits de divers auteurs concerannt Crébillon (Voltaire, Açarq, etc.). In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. partiel. décollorée. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems of Laura; An Original American Work

      Petersburg, [Virginia]: (Whitworth and Yancey, Printers). 1818. First. First edition. 12mo. 106, iv pp. Contemporary calf, red morocco spine label. Early owner's name, label largely chipped away, an attractive, very good copy. A handsome copy of this collection of poetry by a Virginia woman. .

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        Victimas de la anárquica ferocidad. Elogio histórico-funebre que en el solemne funeral mando celebrar el M. R. P. Fr. Esteban de Barcelona¿ en honor y sufragio de los 30 PP. Misioneros Capuchinos con sus 4 HH. Enfermeors hijos todos de la misma Provincia, y sacrificados on violenta muerte por los insurgentes de America en la Provincia de Guayana

      - Independence in Venezuela, describing the martyrdom of Capuchin monks in Guayana by revolutionary forces; a remarkable rarity, with the folding plan on the Missions. [1818]. Imprenta de Felipe Tolosa. In 4to (220 mm x 153 mm). 35 + folding plate. Modern red leather, boards with gilt fillet, spine lettered in gilt, virtually perfect. A fine copy, entirely unopened and uncut. First edition. A remarkable rarity and an exhaustive description of the murder of Capuchin Missionaries in Guyana; considered martyrdom. In the early 1817 Simón Bolivar entered Guayana, one of the main centres of royalist opposition to the first Venezuelan Republic, and by the summer had succeeded in ousting the royalist forces. Vich provides a first-hand account of the persecution and execution of the thirty capuchin fathers who had played an important role in encouraging resistance to the revolutionaries. The happening destroyed a prosperous indigenous community founded by the Order in the region. Exceedingly rare on the market, a copy was sold at Sotheby´s in 1994 for 460 GBP. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMOIRS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF JOHN EVELYN, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the Sylva, &c. Comprising his Diary from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters. To which is subjoined , The Private Correspondence between King Charles I. and his Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas.The whole now first published, from the original Mss.

      Henry Colburn. London.,1818 - FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 4to. (11.9 x 9.4 inches). Extra illustrated with 3 engravings by J. Coney of; Wotton Church, Surry; Interior of Wotton Church, Surry; and A view of the Burial place of the Evelyn Family, in Wotton Church. All 3 plates dated December 1818. Complete with 9 publishers plates, as listed, some folding, including 5 portraits, 3 views and a pedigree of the Evelyn family. Aside from some minor foxing, mostly the margins, to the plates (which also show some very light offsetting to the opposite leaves), this is a very bright, clean, tight set. Finely bound in contemporary bindings, by J. Taylor Seton of Edinburgh, of full brown calf. Rebacked with the original spines laid down. Raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt. Twin red labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Boards with double gilt ruled and blind decorative borders. Original endpapers with small green bookbinders ticket in top corner of front paste-downs. Edges and corners a bit bumped and rubbed but still a very attractive pair of early bindings on this very bright copy.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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