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        Kst.- Karte, n. Gaspari, "Charte von den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America mit Louisiana".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1818, 30 x 41. Seltene Karte. Unten rechts die Titelkartusche, darunter eine kleine Insetkarte Florida. Zeigt die Vereinigten Staaten östl. des Mississippi.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Die Land und Haus Apotheke

      Reading, 1818. First Edition. Orig. (?) three quarter leather over bds. . A good copy; toned; spotting and occ. marginal tide mark; somewhat browned in places. 8vo.,Hohman was the best known of the Pennsylvania German practical physicians and herbalists. The book offered here is a list of preparations for nearly every common illness encountered and is supplemented with a section devoted exclusively to veterinary practices. The book also contains a section on dyeing fabrics. The book was used and copies do not often appear in acceptable condition (note only three holdings in Austin; to be supplemented by two copies that we supplied over the past 20 yrs.) Austin # 921; Arndt # 2312; Rink # 1860.

      [Bookseller: Palinurus Antiquarian Books ]
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        Kaiser Friedrich's III. Entwurf einer Magna Charta für Deutschland oder die Reformation dieses Kaisers vom Jahr 1441.

      . Göttingen: auf Kosten des Verfassers 1818. With engr. portrait. CXXVIII + 366 pp. Contp. red full morocco, gilt borders, spine gilt, all edges gilt. Old notes on flyleaf. * Pages 1-28 contains the orginal text..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Magazin for militair Videnskabelighed. Förste Aargang.

      . Kbhvn. 1818. Med 4 kobberplancher, hvoraf den ene er udfoldeligt kort. XXXII + 628 s. Samt. hlvldr. * Bibl. Dan. II, 330..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A Set of Seven Plates on Fox Hunting by Henry Alken 1818

      , 1818 1818. first edition. Henry Alkens' Fox Hunting Seven Magnificent Hand Colored Aquatint PlatesALKEN, Henry. A Set of Seven Plates on Fox Hunting by Henry Alken. London: S & J Fuller, 34 Rathbone Place, 1818. First edition. Oblong folio (17 1/16 x 22 1/16 inches: 433 x 560 mm.). Specially printed title-page which also include a listing of the plates. Seven hand colored aquatint plates in thick card mounts, each image size approximately 9 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches and each plate size approximately 13 1/8 x 16 1/2 inches. All plates window framed in 1/8 inch thick card, mounted on stubs. Plate 5 "The Death" had a couple of very small lower marginal tears (not affecting plate mark) which have been expertly repaired. Plate 6 "The Refreshment" has a few expertly repaired tears on the lower margin just touching the plate image. Otherwise a very fine set of these plates.Bound by Aquarius of London ca. 1990 in three quarter green morocco over green cloth boards, decoratively ruled in gilt. Front cover with green morocco label measuring 6 3/8 x 9 5/16 inches: 162 x 237 mm.), decoratively lettered and bordered in gilt. Spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt. Fine.The Plates:1. Drawing a Cover. "Hark to old Danger" H. Alken, del. (Jany. 1, 1818)2. Gone Away. "The pleasure of a view Holla" [no artist or engraver] (Jany. 1, 1818) 3. Full Cry "Taking the thing easy" H. Alken, del. Sutherland, sculp. (Jany. 1, 1818)4. The Leap "Taking the lead in defiance of speed" H. Alken, del. Sutherland, sculp. (Jany. 1, 1818)5. The Death "The reward of a bold push" H. Alken, delt. Sutherland, sculpt. (Jany. 1, 1818)6. The Refreshment [no additional title] H. Alken, del. Sutherland, sculp. (Jany. 1, 1818)7. The Toast "Fox Hunting" H. Alken, delt. Cooper & Sutherland, sculp. (March 16th, 1818)Siltzer (page 58) calls for nine plates, however the two additional plates that he calls for are titled "Hark to Old Danger" and "Pleasure of a View Halloo". In our copy "Hark to Old Danger" appears as the additional title on the first plate "Drawing a Cover" and "The pleasure of a view Holla" appears as the additional title on the second plate "Gone Away"."Siltzer, p.58 evidently did not see this early set. He gives a description of a set by Cooper and Sutherland of nine plates but apparently he mixed up the titles with the inscriptions, unless they were re-issued in that manner." (Schwerdt)."The aquatint process was developed to give the appearance of a water-colour and was used increasingly for over fifty years for large plates of grand views or small book-illustrations and for practically any subject, but it came to be used almost exclusively as the ideal medium for the best result in sporting prints. The sharp outlines and clear colouring gave them a briskness which sport required; horses seem to gallop and jump with greater verve in aquatint, while farm-horses munch more contentedly in mezzotint. Many engravers devoted themselves to the medium and, together with draughtsmen and colourists, enjoyed a steady livelihood with employment from such flourishing publishers as Rudolph Ackermann, Thomas McLean and Mesrrs. Fores. The method of soft-ground etching successfully simulated pencil-drawing and was used extensively for instructional drawing-books, but it was Henry Alken who used it constantly over many years in his albums with their countless cameos of sporting and comic incidents. Lithographs in hand-coloured form, although cheaper to produce, did not replace aquatints in popular esteem. Later in the century, the invention of chromolithography brought a high standard to colour printing, but initially it was to costly a process for the publisher of sporting prints." (Snelgrove, p. viii).Schwerdt, Vol 3, p. 167Siltzer, p.58Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874 The Paul Mellon Collection, 7

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Récit des évènemens qui ont eu lieu sur le Territoire des Sauvuages dans L'Amerique Septentrionale, .. (Narrative of the Events that took place on the Territory of the Savages in North America)

      Montreal: James Brown. G+: in Good plus condition without dust jacket as issued. Front board detached. Minor spine damage. Else VG. Suitable for rebinding and restoration. Pages untrimmed. 1818. 2nd Edn, revised. Tooled leather cover. Tooled gilt spine with brown title. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xi; 131pp; 80pp. History of the Selkirk Colony. In French. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        22 words in his hand: Jackson dockets a receipt made out to him for 1100 pounds of bacon, undoubtedly used to feed his 60 slaves on his Alabama plantation

      Manuscript Document, one page, 7.5? x 3?. [Melton?s Bluff, Alabama], August 26, 1818. Browned area on verso bears darkly penned 22-word docket by Jackson signed ?J? in text. Corner repaired on verso. Fine condition.The document, in full, ?recd 26th Augt 1818 of William Easton Sixty nine pieces of Bacon weighing Eleven Hundred pounds for the use of Genl Andw Jackson. Abraham Day.? In another hand, ?This Bacon was for the joint use of Jackson & Hutchings.? On verso, penned by Andrew Jackson: ?Recpt for Beacon [sic, Bacon] / Bought from Mr / William Easton / for the Bluff / August 1818 - / to be noted in / Settlement with / Executors of J. / H.?In his will dated November 7, 1817, Jackson?s business partner, Major John Hutchings (1770-1817), one of his wife?s nephews, left his estate of land and slaves to his four-year-old son, Andrew Jackson Hutchings (1813-1841), and appointed Andrew Jackson as his son?s guardian.Tensions in the South between the f

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Brockhaus Supplementband für Besitzer der 1/2/3. Auflage, 1818

      Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1818. Der sehr selten erhältliche Supplementband zu den ersten drei Auflagen des Brockhaus'schen Conversations-Lexikons umfaßt die Buchstabenbereiche A-Quotient (die Bände 1-7 abgedeckend), da die Bände 8-10 in allen drei parallel gedruckten Auflagen (2./3./4.Auflage) gleich sind. Original-Halbledereinband. Brauner Lederrücken mit gelbem Rückenschildchen sowie mit schönen Goldprägungen: Titel (Conversations-Lexicon), Bandnummer, Buchstabenbereich, Ornamentbänder, Schmucklinien & floralen Motiven. Deckel mit Kiebitzpapier bezogen & mit Lederecken verstärkt. Format ca. 18 x 11,5 cm. 1.157 Seiten. Wie den Bildern zu entnehmen, bieten wir in identischem Einband weitere Bandnummern dieser Auflage an.Wie auch den ersten vier Originalbildern zu entnehmen, Buchrücken incl. der Goldprägungen ausgezeichnet erhalten (ohne Einrisse etc.), nur die fast farbgleichen Prägungen auf dem Schildchen etwas verblaßt. Papierbezug auf dem Vorderdeckel punktuell etwas (weg)gerieben sonst außen insgesamt nur gering berieben, Buchecken wenig bestoßen. Unterer Buchschnitt mit einigen (sehr kleinen) dunklen Flecken, eher "Spritzer". Keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten sowie kein unangenehmer Geruch. Buchblock noch fest. Seiten sauber, keine Fleckigkeit, keine Unterstreichungen. Vom Abklatsch der Lederecken abgesehen, keine nennenswerten Bräunungen. Insgesamt weit über dem Durchschnitt liegendes, sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.. Zusätzliche Bilder & ausführlichere Informationen zu dieser Ausgabe finden Sie auf unserem eigenen Internetauftritt - Kategorie: Früheste Ausgaben bis 1880 > Brockhaus Conversations-Lexicon 1.-4.Auflage

      [Bookseller: Lexikon und Enzyklopädie - www.lexikon-u]
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        PILGRIM'S PROGRESS From This World to That Which is to Come: Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream

      Elizabethtown, NY: Mervin Hale. 1818. New Edition. Hardcover. Good in boards. Wear and staining to boards. Hinge has started. Foxing. A few creases. Tears to FEP at gutter. Original leather binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Conchology. [England, ca. 1818 - ca. 1830]. 3 sheets. Two large sheets (41 x 52 cm & 52 x 40 cm) with nearly 100 drawings of shells, plus a large classified table (56 x 52.5 cm) of 36 numbered shell sorts, the numbers referring to the shells in the portrait-format sheet. The landscape-format sheet has its own numbered list of 38 shell sorts. An additional leaf (21 x 18 cm) with 18 more shell drawings has been tipped onto the back of the table. The three main sheets backed with cloth.

      Early 19th-century drawings of shells, in ink and coloured washes. The washes in the portrait-format sheet are mostly blue-gray while those in the landscape-format sheet are mostly pink. The shells are designated with their Latin names and sometimes also the common English name. They include nautilus, whelk, thorny oyster, strombus, murex, ammonis and even a shellless mollusc and barnacle-like molluscs. A pencil note on the back of the landscape-format sheet of drawings says, "Work done by Gt Aunt Stuart (Birtill family)."In good condition, with only minor wear along the edges and folds. A nice set of English shell drawings.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne E Walker [printer] 1818. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Modern rebind with marbled endpapers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Previous owner's inscription to fep. Proffessionally repaired tear to title page. Teg First Edition Blue hardback half-leather cover 10mm x 140mm (0" x 6"). 376pp. Illustrated with Bewick's original woodcut engravings. Binding by Bayntun of Bath.

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Des Pflanzenreichs siebenter Theil.

      Augsburg, Engelbrecht, 1818.. 8°. Gestochener Titel, 4 Bll., 440 SS., Register zum 3., 4., 5., 6. Theil, 52 kolorierte Kupfer-Tafeln Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung und 2 Rschildern. In sich kompletter Teil aus der Abteilung Pflanzenreich in 10 Bänden mit 52 sehr schön kolorierten, gefalteten Tafeln. Dieser Teil enthält: Wahre Holzpflanzen, Strauchartige Holzarten, Fremde oder ausländische Holzarten. - Gering gebräunt, die Tafeln sauber und in schönem, kontrastreichem Kolorit. Der sehr dekorative Einband an den Gelenken eingerissen aber solide restauriert.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        "The history of Saint Paul's Cathedral, in London, from its foundation: extracted out of original charters, records, leiger-books, and other manuscripts... With a continuation and additions, including the republication of Sir William Dugdale's life from his own manuscript; by Henry Ellis"

      London: "Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones". 1818. "Folio, pp. xxxi, [1], 500; engraved portrait frontispiece, 66 plates, 9 double-page, text illustrations; recent half calf over marbled boards, red morocco gilt spine label, marbled endpapers; some minor damage from removed labels on front pastedown and end paper; some minor foxing and offsetting from plates, else about fine. ""This edition is beautifully printed in double columns, and the plates, the greater portion of which are executed by W. Finden, are faithful copies from the originals. It likewise contains some additional plates, illustrative of the present cathedral"" (Lowndes, p. 690)."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books ]
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        The History of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, from its foundation untill these times: extracted out of originall charters, records, leiger books, and other manuscripts - with A Continuation and Additions, incuding the Republication of Sir William Dugdale's Life from His own Manuscript; by Henry Ellis

      London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Manor, and Jones -, and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -, 1818. Later edition, greatly expanded, issued in 6 parts to subscribers. Folio. xxxi, 500 pp. LACKING PORTRAIT AND ALL 59 PLATES. Nneteenth-century half pebbled morroco and cloth (joints rubbed, lower jont starting. ST. PAUL CATHEDRAL'S (ORIGINAL SUBSCRIBER) COPY, bound from the original parts, with the stiff printed wrappers bound in at rear, each bearing the ms. Subscriber No. 119), with the book ticket (with shelf number) and book plate of St. Paul's Cathedral; and with printed presentation slip from St. Paul's Registrar from 1965 laid in . An important edition, edited by Ellis, of Dugdale's classic, first published on 1658 and numerous times after, with a most remarkable and appropriate provenance

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn Esq. with The Miscellaneous Writings [Works]

      London: Henry Colburn, 1818. Hardcover (Half Leather). Near Fine. Three large quarto volumes measuring 12" x 10" and bound uniformly in 3/4 calf over marbled boards by Bayntun with 5 raised bands, leather spine labels, top edge gilt, published 1818-1825. The Miscellaneous Writings is dated 1825. Miscellaneous Writings lacks the frontis to Sculptura which appears to have never been bound in and Volume 2 of the memoirs lacks the portrait of Sir Nicholas. Otherwise complete with two folding plates and the folding Evelyn family tree. & & The Miscellaneous Works includes Kalendarium Hortense, Sculptura, Acetaria and a host of others. Size: Quarto (4to). 3-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Cooking, Wine & Dining. Inventory No: 037772.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste , along the Coast of Corea to the island of Lewchew; with an account of her subsequent shipwreck. By John McLeod, Surgeon of the Alceste

      London, 1818. Octavo, frontispiece and coloured aquatint plates; a good copy in original boards. Bringing Lord Amherst to China. The second and best edition, with numerous additions and alterations, of this famous account of the voyage of the Alceste which brought Lord Amherst to China to serve as ambassador, and specifically to negotiate the China trade, at the time a matter of dispute between China and Great Britain. McLeod, who was surgeon on the ship, describes the voyage out, the various calls in the East Indies, surveying off Korea, the visit to Okinawa, another to Manila, and the shipwreck off the coast of Sumatra and subsequent rescue from Malay pirates. This was one of the most popular travel books of its time, portraying the Far East to a much wider audience than had been reached by earlier accounts.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste , along the Coast of Corea to the island of Lewchew; with an account of her subsequent shipwreck

      London, 1818. Octavo, frontispiece and coloured aquatint plates; a good copy in contemporary speckled calf, expertly rebacked. Second and best edition, with numerous additions and alterations, of this famous account of the voyage of the Alceste which brought Lord Amherst to China to serve as ambassador, and specifically to negotiate the China trade, at the time a matter of dispute between China and Great Britain. McLeod, who was surgeon on the ship, describes the voyage out, the various calls in the East Indies, surveying off Korea, the visit to Okinawa, another to Manila, and the shipwreck off the coast of Sumatra and subsequent rescue from Malay pirates. This was one of the most popular travel books of its time, portraying the Far East to a much wider audience than had been reached by earlier accounts.

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        Instructions... Relating to the line of battle, orders of sailing, etc. etc

      Small 4to. Unpaginated. 44 leaves of manuscript instructions. This is an officer’s manuscript copy of signals and instructions. It follows a familiar format, listing battle instructions, using color drawings of flags to show signaling methods, which correspond to “Significations” which are indexed and numbered. Also included is a drawing illustrating a method of signaling with oars from a boat. The book is thumb indexed for easy reference. On the inside of the back wrapper is written, “Mr. Thompson, HMS Talavera.” The Talavera was a 74 gun third rate ship of the line, launched in 1818 and destroyed by fire in 1840. The paper endsheets are watermarked 1831, suggesting Thompson served aboard the Talavera toward the end of her career, and that the instructions herein are a later iteration of those appearing in Howe’s printed “Signals and Instructions.” Text in ink and watercolor. Bound in blue wrappers, in a protective red leather box with spine label.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Sämmtliche Werke. Hrsg. v. J. G. Gruber. 53 in 28 Bdn. Leipzig, Göschen 1818-28. 4to. Ca. 16.000 S. Braune Orig.-Halblederbde. d. Z. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung u. goldgeprägten Rückentiteln.

      . . Vollkommen fleckenfreies und breitrandiges Exemplar aus der Fürstenbergischen Hofbibliothek zu Donaueschingen, eine der größen und schönsten Schloßbibliotheken. Die erste wissenschaftliche Gesammtausgabe, Bd. 50-53 enthält "Wielands Leben" von Gruber mit zahlreichen Briefen im Erstdruck. Exemplar in eleganten, zeitgenössischen Einbänden, tadellos erhalten.- Günther-Zeilinger 8. - Goed. IV/1,573,193.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        TRATADO COMPLETO de los síntomas, efectos, naturaleza y verdadero método de curación DE LAS ENFERMEDADES VENEREAS. Trad. con notas y adiciones por D. Bartolomé Colomar.

      Repullés, Madrid 1818 - 2 vols. 8ºM. XXIVp, 414p, 1h = 436p, 2h. Pasta española, tejuelo y dorados en lomo. 1818

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        Rural Residences, consisting of a series of designs for cottages , decorated cottages, small villas, and other ornamental buildings

      London: for R. Ackermann, 1818. Imperial octavo, frontispiece and 26 aquatint plates, all handcoloured; a fine copy in nineteenth century purple half calf. Georgian cottages: Papworth's designs. First edition of Papworth's exquisite book on picturesque cottage design. Papworth (1775-1847) was a leading architect, landscaper and interior designer of his day, who popularised the rustic cottages ornés through this work and in Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c. In this beautifully illustrated book he intended to demonstrate that even a modest cottage could be raised to a high aesthetic plane with the application of the principles of proportion and form. In an Australian context, Broadbent has traced the influence of Papworth's designs to works on a grander scale: for a palatial house Macarthur was to have built at Pyrmont, as well as some of the features of the prestigious Newington at Silverwater.

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        Signed by two U.S. Presidents! Original Patent for an improvement in the way steamboats and horse boats are propelled, using oars and wheels, which the inventor calls the ?Columbian Principle?

      Important Partly Printed Document Signed ?James Monroe? as President, ?John Quincy Adams? as Secretary of State, and ?Wm Wirt? as Attorney General, 1p, 11? x 14.5?, Washington, November 18, 1818. Soiled. Dark signature of Monroe, adequate signatures of Adams and Wirt. Followed by Manuscript DS by Abraham Taylor and two witnesses, 6p, 11? x 14.5?, front & verso, foxing and soiling. All pages on vellum. Tied together with a thin green ribbon. A paper Great Seal of the United States, chipped serrated edges, is affixed at the lower left of the presidential document onto the ribbon. Very Good condition.Headed ?The United States of America.? In part, ?To All to Whom these Letters Patent shall come: Whereas Abraham Taylor a resident two years & upwards in the United States, hath alleged that he has invented a new and useful improvement being a mode of propelling Boats &c, called the Columbian Principle which improvement he states has not been known or used before his

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Rural Residences, Consisting of A Series of Designs for Cottages, Decorated Cottages, Small Villas, and Other Ornamental Buildings, Accompanied by Hints on Situation, Construction, Arrangement and Decoration, in the Theory & Practice of Rural Architecture; Interspersed with Some Observations on Landscape Gardening

      London: R. Ackermann, 1818. First Edition. Half Morocco. Near Fine. Large 8vo. 28 by 20 cm. 106, [4] pp. With 27 hand-colored aquatint plates.Abbey Life 45. Tooley pp 187-8. Handsome half-morocco binding and slipcase with morocco trim by Zaehnsdorf. Light wear, mostly clean.

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        A New Work of Animals : Principally Designed from the Fables of Aesop, Gay, and Phaedrus

      London: Edward Orme, 1818. Quarto, 100 engraved plates; a fine, remarkably fresh copy in very handsome contemporary straight-grained morocco, gilt, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. Howitt's superb animal studies. A handsomely-bound large paper copy of this classic work, in which Howitt's superb animal studies bring to life the classic fables of Aesop and Phaedrus, and the poetry of Gay. Samuel Howitt (c.1765-1822) first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1785, and went on to establish a formidable reputation - perhaps second only to George Stubbs - for his accurate and lively depictions of natural history and sporting subjects. As well as being a most accomplished painter, he was also a master etcher and he personally executed the finely-worked plates for this and his many other publications. The fables of Aesop - each of which has a strong moral, or "application" as it is called here - were very popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Countless editions were published for children. Such a sophicated edition as this displays in the very best manner the beautiful etchings of a master of this art form.

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        Die Maschinen-Baumaterialien und deren Bearbeitung, eine Zusammenstellung der wichtigsten Erfahrungen über die Eigenschaften des Holzes und der unedlen Metalle, sowie über die Anlage und die Einrichtung der Schmiedewerkstätten, der Gießereien, und der mechanischen Werkstätten, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der in denselben gebräuchlichen Maschinen. Erste (und: Zweite) Abtheilung in 1 Band. Text- u. Atlasband. Mit 42 doppelblattgr. lithogr. Tafeln von Hoser, C. A. Weber u. A. Peppel sowie mehr als 100 Holzschnitten im Text. Stuttgart, C. Mäcken, 1858. 8vo. (23,2 x 15,8) u. Folio (33,1 x 25,2 cm). 1: XVII, (3) S., 336 S. 2: IX S., S. (337-652). Atlas: Titel u. 1 Bl. Inhalt. Halblederbände d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild.

      . . Handbuch der Maschinen-Kunde, erster Band (alles Erschienene). - 1: Von den Materialien zum Maschinenbau. 2: Von der Bearbeitung der Materialien im Maschinenbau. - F. K. H. Wiebe (1818-1881) war gelernter Mühlenbauer u. wurde 1851 "wohl als erster in Preußen" (Matschoß) Professor der Maschinenbaukunde. Seine Arbeiten zeichnen sich vor allem durch den engen u. guten Zusammenhang zwischen Theorie u. Praxis aus, da Wiebe seine gewerbliche Arbeit nie ganz eingestellt hat. Im ersten Teil behandelt Wiebe Holz, Eisen u. andere Metalle, Teil zwei behandelt Schmiedewerkstätten, Gießereien u. mechanische Werkstätten unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der dort verwendeten Geräte u. Maschinen. Die Tafeln zeigen Fabrikansichten u. -grundrisse sowie Maschinen u. Werkzeuge mit vielen Detaildarstellungen. Besonders hervorzuheben sind zahlreiche Dampfhämmer, Öfen, Drehbänke (u.a. die große Drehbank von August Hamann in Berlin auf 2 Tafeln) sowie Hobel- u. Bohrmaschinen. Tafel 41 u. 42 mit Querschnitten u. Grundrissen für Maschinenwerkstätten. Matschoß S. 294. - Poggendorff III, S. 1441. - ADB XLII, S. 370ff. - Rücken u. Kanten stärker berieben, Ecken etwas bestoßen. Vorsatz u. Titel mit gelöschtem Bibl.-Stempel, sonst sauberes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        Letters from Illinois.

      Philadelphia: M. Carey and Son, 1818. - 8vo., bound in 6's (7 ¼ x 4 ½ inches). 2-page publisher's Advertisement (a bit spotted throughout). Fine folding engraved frontispiece map of the United States with original hand coloring in outline (small puncture on upper right, short tear near mount, affecting the image); folding engraved map of "English Prairie and Adjacent Country," both by John Melish. Contemporary full sheep, the smooth spine in six gilt-ruled compartments, red morocco gilt lettering piece in one (joint cracked but holding, extremities worn with some loss). Provenance: From the distinguished library of Wolfgang A. Herz, his bookplate on the front pastedown. His sale, Christie's 12/9/2009, lot number 188. First edition. Containing two maps by John Melish (1771-1822). In the same year this book was published, Melish produced his very important "Map of the United States with the contiguous British and Spanish Possessions," the first map to show Illinois as a state. "A man who chafed at his inability to vote or hold public office, and at paying tithes, Birkbeck had a vision of founding a colony in republican America. Following his father's death in 1816, he emigrated at the age of fifty-three with four of his children to Virginia, where George Flower had bought land. Birkbeck had other ideas, and announced that he intended to settle north of the Ohio River because of his profound hatred of slavery. "After arriving in Boltonhouse Prairie in Edwards county, Illinois Territory, in the summer of 1817, and immediately purchasing about 1500 acres, Birkbeck published in 1818 both an account of the journey in 'Notes of a Journey from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois' and an enthusiastic invitation to others to emigrate to his projected colony in 'Letters from Illinois.' Written in plain but lively prose that masked the underlying Romanticism of his message, the second book in particular praised the natural beauty of the prairies and the ease with which they might be cultivated. The two books received an astonishing reception not only in Britain but also on the continent of Europe. The fierce controversy they aroused in the press, journals, and pamphlets on both sides of the Atlantic magnified their impact. During the next few years, the 'English Prairie' became a required stop for British travellers in the west, who in turn published differing assessments. The fame of Birkbeck's pioneering venture undoubtedly contributed to the rise in emigration during the hard times and political repression of the post-war period. "At one time scholars gave Birkbeck credit for recognizing the agricultural potential of prairie land, but there is no evidence that he cultivated the grassland. Although he presented ideas on ditching and fencing in his presidential address in 1823 to the first agricultural society in Illinois, his methods were not adopted. Above all, the projected colony failed to prosper. His hopes of founding a morally upright community were shattered when he learned of George Flower's adultery. He severed completely all communication with his wealthier partners. Even his most severe critics conceded his integrity and the persuasiveness of his pen. Because of his sanguine temperament, he misled himself as he misled others. He did none the less secure an honoured place in the history of Illinois. His newspaper articles and a pamphlet under the pseudonym Jonathan Freeman helped turn the vote against calling a special convention to amend its constitution of 1818 to legalize slavery" (Charlotte Erickson for DNB). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS83. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        Hunting of Jackalls/La Chase aux Jackals

      Edward Orme, London 1818 - During the nineteenth century, field sports, particularly the hunting of wild game, were a common colonial leisure activity in India and Africa. Large-game hunting, the pursual of animals such as elephants, lions, and tigers, was considered to be the most prestigious, thrilling, and dangerous type of hunting. As pictured in this fine image from Williamson's 'Oriental Field Sports', huntsmen were frequently accompanied by several hunting dogs. One of the finest and most detailed works on Indian Sport and wildlife, these images exemplify not only the native flora and fauna, but capture the excitement of the hunt and provide "a faithful representation of [the] picturesque country, together with the manners and customs of both the native and European inhabitants". (Prideaux) Captain Thomas Williamson, a British officer of the East India Company, served in Bengal for 20 years. An accomplished amateur artist, his sketches were then worked up into drawings by Samuel Howitt and engraved for publication. Samuel Howitt, artist and sportsman, was largely self-taught in his profession, though he belonged to the artistic circles of the day. He is considered by some critics to be second only to Stubbs in the ranks of British animal painters. He is well-known for his sporting scenes of racing and hunting and for scenes depicting both conventional and exotic animals like the rhinoceros, tiger, leopard, bear, deer and buffalo. Cf. Abbey Travel 427; cf. Mellon 88; cf. Nissen BBI 4416; cf. Prideaux, p. 282; cf. Schwerdt II, pp.297-298; cf. Tooley 508. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by Viveres, after Howitt from an original sketch by Williamson. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling and several skillfully repaired tears in the top and bottom margins.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Effusions. Religious. Moral and Patriotic: in Prose and Verse

      New - London: Prtd. for the Author, 1818 First Edition. A good copy; frt. bd. detached; spine somewhat abraded; internally crisp and bright. 8vo.,.A vanity or perhaps a gamble based on need. Whatever Ms Sterry is not the American Keats. The book, however, does ernestly force the reader to consider it.

      [Bookseller: Palinurus Antiquarian Books ]
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        Das Hanfschleissen bei Lahr.

      . Aquatinta v. Nilson n. Vollmar aus Schreiber, Trachten, Volksfest .. im Grossherzotum Baden b. Herder in Freiburg, 1818, 21 x 28,5. Nicht bei Schefold. - Das Blatt zeigt mehrere Personen in Tracht - sitzend und stehend - um ein Lagerfeuer bei der Arbeit, dem "Hanfschleissen". .

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Histoire de la Magie en France, depuis le Commencement de la Monarchie jusqu'a nos Jours

      Paris: Chez Foulon et Compagnie, 1818. 20 cm x 12 cm. Contemporary full calf, flat back, gilt-stamped leather spine label, pp. liii, 363, engraved frontispiece of Jeane d'Arc after Chasselat. Bit of rubbing to the spine and fore-edge, bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front free endpaper (Dr. Clarence B. Farrar, 1874-1970, Director of the Toronto Psychiatric Hospital, editor-in-chief of 'The American Journal of Psychiatry'), else a near fine, clean copy. First Edition. Hardcover. near fine. Octavo. Book.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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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 1818. 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 Second Edition Contemporary calf 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xxii, 615pp. 4 maps and 10 plates, some folding.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Views of The Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales

      London: Sherwood, Neely, & Jones, 1818. 6 volumes, octavo, engraved plates; foxing, joints weak, half calf. A handsome record of Britain and Ireland's finest houses.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Der Hahnentanz in der Baar, Blick in eine Scheune.

      . altkol. Aquatinta v. Volz n. Vollmar aus Schreiber, Trachten, Volksfest .. im Grossherzotum Baden b. Herder in Freiburg, 1818, 21 x 28,5. Nicht bei Schefold. - Das Blatt stammt aus der seltenen Vorzugsausgabe. Es ist bis an die Bildkante beschnitten und auf einen Karton montiert. Dargestellt ist ein Paar, das versucht, ein - an einem "Galgen" hängendes - Wasserglas umzustoßen. Um das Paar herum zahlreiche Zuschauer.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Der Hammeltanz in Hornberg, im Hintergrund Blick zur Burgruine.

      . Aquatinta v. Nilson n. Vollmar aus Schreiber, Trachten, Volksfest .. im Grossherzotum Baden b. Herder in Freiburg, 1818, 21 x 28,5. Schefold, Nr. 26924. - Das Blatt zeigt mehrere Personen in Tracht - sitzend und stehend - um ein geschmücktes Schaf.

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        Album De Rébus Comiques

      Bureaux Du Magasin Des Familles, Paris - Oblong 8vo, full contemporary black morocco, triple gilt fillet bordeers, gilt vine design on spine, gilt cover lettering, moiré endpapers. Some edge rubbing but very nice. Armorial bookplate: heraldic shield with crown, "Bibliothèque de Roger". Original printed and pictorial pink wrappers bound in. Cham (1818-1879) was a caricaturist and depicter of manners following Daumier and Gavarni. Sixteen lithographed pages of rebuses printed on rectos only. The illustrations representing the words are taken from contemporary French life. the explanations are printed on the original back wrapper (translation available). A rebus is a puzzle in which words are represented by combinations of pictures and individual letters. Size: Oblong 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Braiterman, Marilyn (ABAA member)]
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        Portraits des Généraux Français

      C.L.F PANCKOUCKE Editeur Paris, 16 Rue et Hôtel Serpente 1818 - Album complet réunissant les deux collectionsparues, en 150 portraits des Généraux Français, fainsant suite aux victoires et conquêtes françaises, et précédés d'un précis bibliographique, et indexés selon une table des portraits. On cite BONAPARTE, COLBERT , DUMAS, DROUOT, DUROC, KLEBER, La FAYETTE, Louis-Philippe Duc d'ORLÉANS. Très bon état de conservation de l'ouvrage, quelques rares rousseurs sur les pages Jaquette en assez bon état, couverture et arrêtes râpées, mais reliure solide Format 13,5 x 20,5cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Hampshire. New Hampshire by Recent Survey made under the Supreme Authority and Published According to Law by Philip Carrigain. Counselor at Law and Late Secretary of the State.

      1818 - Concord: Philip Carrigain, 1818. Folding map, dissected and laid on linen, total 1580 x 1230mm, red marbled endpapers. Endpapers faded, paper lightly toned, pinholes in edges, a few small signs of wear. The second edition of Carrigain's important map, first published in 1816, with a large decorative title cartouche drawn by J.J. Barralet and engraved by W. Harrison, inset maps of the U.S, vignette views of the White Mountains, the 'Great Boars Head and Hampton Beach' and the 'Gap in the White Mountains' (Crawford Notch). Philip Carrigain (1772-1842) was New Hampshire secretary of state 1805-10. He commissioned surveys from every village and town in the state, often demanding corrections, handing them to Phinehas Merrill (1767-1815), a professional surveyor, to compile. Carrigain's attention to detail caused many delays and ate into his finances so much that, despite the success of the map, he was buried in an unmarked grave. His carefullness did not extend to the views around the map: the view of Crwford Notch was reversed during the engraving!

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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        "Kohlen Hütte bey Gagenau". Ansicht mit spielenden Kindern im Vordergrund.

      . Lithographie von Boillot bei Engelmann, 1818, 21 x 34 cm.. Schefold 23810; Winkler 093a. - Seltene Inkunbel-Lithographie. Winkler kennt nur wenige Blätter aus dieser Folge. Rechts oben mit römische Ziffer XXI (frühe Auflage).

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A New Map of the County of Nottingham, Divided into Hundreds.

      1818 - London: William Darton, 1818. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, 465 x 380mm, with slipcase with publisher's labels. Antique map of Nottinghamshire in fine colour, with a vignette view of Nottingham Castle.

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        The Fables of Aesop, and Others, with Designs on Wood

      Printed by E. Walker for T. Bewick and Son,, London 1818 - , xxiv, 376 pages, with illustrations by Bewick throughout, printed signatures of Thomas and Robert Bewick, and original signature of Thomas Bewick above thumb print, plus small red fern design printed over a moonlit landscape Imperial Paper Edition , rebacked with original spine laid down, spine slightly discoloured, boards lightly rubbed, firmly bound, internally nice and clean, the book is in very good condition , half green calf with marbled boards, blindstamped and gilt decorations to spine, gilt titles on red leather spine label In Fours, 27 x 17 cm Hardback SIGNED by Thomas Bewick ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        Voyages dans le Béloutchistan et le Sindhy, suivis de la description géographique et historique de ces deux pays avec une carte

      Paris.: Gide Fils.. 1st French edition.. 1818.. Translated. from the English by J.B.B. Eyriès. 2 volumes. Volume I: Engraved frontispiece, vi + 465 + [1] errata. Volume II: 381pp + [1] errata, folding map. Full calf worn with some loss at corners and joints, upper joint volume 1 split, marbled endpapers, light Library of Congress duplicate stamp on a preliminary leaf of each volume, some light occasional browning and soiling but generally the text is very clean and sound. The French edition was occasioned by the French interest in Persia which dated from the time of Napoleon’s military (and cultural) expedition to Egypt in 1798 and his dreams of conquests further east, including British India. A French military mission to Persia led to Anglo-French rivalry at the Persian court. Pottinger’s travels in eastern Persia and Scinde were an off-shoot of Sir John Malcolm’s several missions from British India, which was held to be threatened by the French and Russian ambitions of the time, and more inform-ation was being sought on the territories adjacent to India. Pottinger’s book was a pioneering work, and its competence reflected the future Sir Henry Pottinger’s glittering career as military Commander and Chief Plenipotentiary in the second half of the First Anglo-Chinese War and as first Governor of Hong Kong. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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