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        The Young Woman's Guide to Virtue, Economy, and Happiness; Being an improved and pleasant Directory for Cultivating the Heart and Understanding; with a Complete and Elegant System of Domestic Cookery, Formed upon Princip

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne Mackenzie & Dent [1818]. G : in Good condition. Covers heavily rubbed and scuffed with wear to spine. Inner front hinge cracked and with sellotape remainder mark to fep. Repaired edge tear to one plate [First Edition] Brown hardback half-leather cover on marbled boards 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xii, 684pp. 11 engraved plates and engraved title page. '..Also, The Art of Carving and Decorating a Table, explained by Engravings. Confectionary in all its Branches. Proper Directions for Marketting, and Bills of Fare for every Day in the Year. Best Method of Brewing for large or small Families. Making and managing British Wines. Valuable Medical Directions. A great Variety of useful Family Receipts. To which are added, instructions to female Servants in every Situation; Approved rules for Nursing and Educating Children, and for Promoting Matrimonial Happiness'.

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        The Dramatic Scorpion. A Satire. In Three Cantos, With Explanatory Notes

      London: Printed by E. Spragg for R.S. Kirby, J. Barker, Rodwell and Martin, 1818. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. London: Printed by E. Spragg for R.S. Kirby, J. Barker, Rodwell and Martin, 1818. First edition. [ii],[i]-ix,[8],10-29,[6],32-71,[2]pp.,+[156]pp. of binder's blanks. Pages 56 & 57 misnumbered. LA&R 909. §First line, "When Pope, great master of satiric lay". Dedicated to J[ohn] P[hilip] Kemble [1757-1823]. §§"Attempted something like a modern 'Dunciad'" [from preface]. Last leaf contains "An Alphabetical List of the Persons Mentioned in this Satire". Copac: BL and Nottingham only. Pagination differs slightly from that of Nottingham copy, which appears to have been hastily collated. Finely bound in full nineteenth-century calf, contrasting labels (attributing the work to Hazlitt), gilt-lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. Several slight surface marks to lower board. Occasional very slight browning to text. A near fine, bright copy.

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        TRANSACTIONS OF THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. VOLUME 2 [ONLY]

      1818. Very Good. HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. TRANSACTIONS OF THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. VOLUME 2. London: Printed by W. Bulmer & Co., Cleveland Row; Sold by J. Hatchard, Picadilly, 1815. Second edition. Engraved title-page and 32 plates, of which three are folding. 31 plates are engraved and one is a b&w lithograph. Of the engraved plates, 16 are color plates, a combination of stipple engraving with hand coloring, mostly of fruit but for "Monopsis Conspicua," "The Large Vegetable Marrow" and a beautiful folding plate of "The Double-Sweet-scented Chinese Peony." Uncolored plates are mostly of plans and structures but for a couple of plants. Many of the b&w plates have the engravers' and artists' names, while only one of the color plates does ("Monopsis Conspicua" printed and engraved by W. Hooker, after R. A. Salisbury). However, according to Gordon Dunthorne, William Hooker (no relation to Sir William) did the majority of the plates in the first five volumes, "including many fine fruit plates which outnumber those of flowers [...] the fruit prints in particular comparing with the best of Hooker's work." Quarto. 28 x 21.5 cm. [2], XXIV, VIII, 186, 185*-186*, 187-369, 372-410, 10, [28] pp. Disbound: Bookblock is sound, with old marbled boards detached yet present, but lacking the ffep. and backstrip. Some light foxing to engraved title-page and a few of the other b&w plates, with offsetting to facing text pages; otherwise the plates and text are quite clean. Ex library, with minimal markings, only a cancelled bookplate on front pastedown and a blind embossed seal on p. 1 of text, and none to plates. A complete copy in very good condition that needs to be rebound. Published between 1807 and 1848, the Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London are esteemed for the very high standard of their production, especially in their plates, and for their interesting and useful content. References: Dunthorne, FLOWER AND FRUIT PRINTS, #142; Sitwell, GREAT FLOWER BOOKS, pp. 58 & 160.

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        Works.

      1818 - 2 volumes, First editon. 8vo., original blue grey boards, drab paper spine, printed paper labels, fore and bottom edges uncut, advert leaf in volume 2, London, C. and J. Ollier. Tipped onto the front free end paper of this copy is a fragment cut from the Clerk's Attendance Book of the East India Office with the early signature of Lamb, followed by the note '9oc', dated 18 March 1809 on the reverse in another hand. Endpapers foxed.

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        The Works of Charles Lamb

      C & J Ollier, 1818. This two volume set is housed in 3/4 Leather case with 5 raised bands and gold gilt printing. Then inside the case each book is separately contained in a three fold red slipcase. Brown boards have wear and pastedown title on spines are difficult to read. Interior pages have NO foxing. Volume 2's boards are separated from the text. Happy to send detailed photographs on request.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Manifiesto Legal por la Senora dona Josefa Borda, Marquesa de Fuente

      1818. An 1818 Plan to Reform the Laws of Inheritance and Succession in Peru Borda, Josefa. Aliaga, Juan de Armas, Jose de. Manifiesto Legal por la Senora Dona Josefa Borda, Marquesa de Fuente Hermosa, Y por el Senor don Juan de Aliaga, Actual Marques Dr Zalada de la Fuente, Para que se Reforme la Sentencia de Vista de Esta Real Audiencia, en la Parte que Confirma la del Senor Alcalde Ordinario, Conde de San Isidro, que Condeno a la Testamentaria del Sr. D. Felipe Colmenares, Anterior Marques de Zelada de la Fuente, Al Pago de 64 Mil y Mas Pesos del Jornal de Unos Esclavos Muertos y no Repuestos en la Hacienda de Huando, Arrendada al Sr. D. Juan de Palomares por la Senora Dona Maria Fernandez de Cordova. Lima: Por Don Bernardino Ruiz, 1818. viii, 80 pp. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary marbled sheep, gilt fillets to boards, gilt fillets and ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers. Rubbing to spine ends and corners, later bookplate to front pastedown. Light toning to text, occasional light foxing, internally clean. Ex-library. Location and title labels to spine, stamps and annotation to title page and verso. A nice copy of a rare title. * Only edition. An essay proposing reforms to the Peruvian laws governing inheritance and succession. Bardo and Aliaga were Spanish noblemen. OCLC locates 4 copies, 2 in North American law libraries (Library of Congress, Yale).

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        EXCURSIONS IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK

      Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown, 1818. Hardback. Good. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Comprising a Brief Historical and Topographical Delineation of Every Town and Village; Together With Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Objects of Curiosity. Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist. Two volumes. Brown spines and corners. Marbled boards, edges and endpapers. 100 b/w plates including 2 maps and 2 illustrated title pages. Book: all plates present. Inscription in ink to first blank page of Volume I. Spine edges rubbed. Boards lightly rubbed. A few scattered foxspots but in general contents clean and bright. [S]

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        A Compendium of the Theory and Practice of Drawing and Painting, illustrated by The Technical Terms in Art: With Practical Observations on the Essential Lines and the Forms Connected with them

      London Pinnock and Maunder 1818. G+ : in good+ condition without dust jacket. All plates with tissue guards excepting frontispiece. Ex reference library with library binding First Edition Red half buckram with red cloth covered boards 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xvi +79pp +6 plates. With 6 copper plate engravings including frontispiece.

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        Manifiesto Legal por la Senora dona Josefa Borda, Marquesa de Fuente

      1818. An 1818 Plan to Reform the Laws of Inheritance and Succession in Peru Borda, Josefa. Aliaga, Juan de Armas, Jose de. Manifiesto Legal por la Senora Dona Josefa Borda, Marquesa de Fuente Hermosa, Y por el Senor don Juan de Aliaga, Actual Marques Dr Zalada de la Fuente, Para que se Reforme la Sentencia de Vista de Esta Real Audiencia, en la Parte que Confirma la del Senor Alcalde Ordinario, Conde de San Isidro, que Condeno a la Testamentaria del Sr. D. Felipe Colmenares, Anterior Marques de Zelada de la Fuente, Al Pago de 64 Mil y Mas Pesos del Jornal de Unos Esclavos Muertos y no Repuestos en la Hacienda de Huando, Arrendada al Sr. D. Juan de Palomares por la Senora Dona Maria Fernandez de Cordova. Lima: Por Don Bernardino Ruiz, 1818. viii, 80 pp. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary marbled sheep, gilt fillets to boards, gilt fillets and ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers. Rubbing to spine ends and corners, later bookplate to front pastedown. Light toning to text, occasional light foxing, internally clean. Ex-library. Location and title labels to spine, stamps and annotation to title page and verso. A nice copy of a rare title. * Only edition. An essay proposing reforms to the Peruvian laws governing inheritance and succession. Bardo and Aliaga were Spanish noblemen. OCLC locates 4 copies, 2 in North American law libraries (Library of Congress, Yale).

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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. 3rd Edition revised and corrected. 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.

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        Poems. On Various Subjects

      Ulverston: Printed for the Author by J. Soulby..., 1818. FIRST EDITION. 8vo (in 4s), 185 x 166 mms., pp. viii, 142 [143 "Address," 144 blank], including half-title and list of subscribers, contemporary half calf, gilt spine, red morocco label, marbled boards; bookplate on front paste-down end-paper with name scored out and "Braithwaite" in pencil beneath, but a very good to fine copy. Briggs (1788 - 1824), who was editor of The Lonsdale Magazine, managed to garner about 350 subscribers for this volume. It is of some bibliographic interest, having been printed at Soulby's press a year after his death, probably by Stephen Tyson, who is one of the subscribers, on behalf of the trustees; it is only one of two books issued by this press. Michael Twyman: John Soulman, Printer, Ulverston (1966), pp. 27 - 28.

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        The Federalist, on the New Constitution; Written in 1788 - A New Edition, with the Names and Portraits of the Several Writers [Plus Appendices Including The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution; and Amendments 1-12]

      Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1818. Full-Leather. No Jacket. Joints cracked - front board nearly loose, rear board's cords still holding strongly - easily restored. Light edge wear, owner bookplate of Ernest J. Edgcomb and ink number on front endpaper, lightly foxed throughout (more pronounced in front & end matter), original tissue guards protecting engravings still present. 1818 Full-Leather. vi, 504 pp. Original brown calf, gilt titles & rules, gilt stamped decorations on spine and board edges. Engravings of all three authors. An improved version of the 1817 first Philadelphia edition, now featuring appendices including the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution (with a list of the signors), and amendments 1-12.

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        Ansichten von Frankfurt am Main, der umliegenden Gegend und den benachbarten Heilquellen. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Wilmans, Frankfurt am Main 1818 - Gr.-8vo. Mit 2 gest. Titeln, 25 Kupfertaf. u. 1 Bevölkerungstaf. 6 Bl., 376 S.; 12 Bl. (2 Pränumerantenverz.), 283 S. Etw. spätere Hlwd. m. Rückentitel u RVergoldung. Erste u. einzige Ausgabe. - Ohne den Faltplan. - Wohl das schönste Frankfurter Ansichtenwerk des 19. Jahrhunderts mit umfangreichem histor.-topograph. Text des Stadtpfarrers Anton Kirchner (1779-1834) u. Ansichten von Frankfurt (9), darunter 2 Gesamtans., Landungsplatz am Fahrtor, Römerberg, Roßmarkt, Zeil etc.; ferner Bornheim, Bad Ems, Eppstein, Homburg, Königstein/Falkenstein, Kronberg, Offenbach, Schlangenbad, Bad Schwalbach, Bad Soden, Wiesbaden etc. Ein Werk, "welches mehr als ein Menschenalter lang unzähligen Compilationen als Quelle gedient hat." (ADB 16, S. 20f.) . - Vorderes Gelenk angeplatzt, Ecken u. Kanten bestoßen. Exlibris im Innendeckel. Minimal stockfleckig. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron

      20- London - John Murray 1818 - A collection of the poems and writings of Lord Byron. An important early Murray collection. In need of rebacking. Containing:Volume I: Childe HaroldVolume II: The Giaour; Bride of AbydosVolume III: The Corsair; LaraVolume IV: Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte; Poems; Hebrew MelodiesVolume V: The Siege of Corinth; Parisina; PoemsVolume VI: Prisoner of Chillon; Manfred; Lament of Tasso etc. Volume VII: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (Cantos III and IV)Volume VIII: Beppo; MazeppaOften described as the most flamboyant and notorious of the major Romantics, Byron was celebrated in life for aristocratic excesses, including huge debts, numerous love affairs, rumours of a scandalous incestuous liaison with his half-sister, and self-imposed exile. Complete in eight volumes. Condition: In decorative calf bindings with blindstamping and gilt detailing. Externally, rubbed, with some wear to the extremities and boards (including loss to the spines). Remains of previous label to rear board of volume I, and some discolouration to the uppers, consistent with dampstaining. Thirteen joints starting. Six backstrips lifting. Internally, generally firmlybound. Neat copperplate ink signature of William Foster to recto of front free-endpaper. Tidemarks to the first and last few pages ofsix volumes, though pages are otherwise bright and clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Military Commission Document

      1818. This is 16.5" by 20.5" military commission to Mr. Henry Burr to be "duly appointed Gent. Brigade Inspector of Infantry in the Militia of this [ ] with the rank of Major..." Oliver Wolcott, Esquire, is described as "Captain-General and Commander in Chief, in and over the State of Connecticut in , The United States of America." It is dated the twentieth day of July, A.D. 1818, and signed Oliver Wolcott. There is an embossed paper seal of the State of Connecticut, evidently hand-cut with serrations around its edge, and affixed to the document. It is a printed form document, on cream-colored paper, with blanks filled in by hand, and hand signed by Wolcott. It is folded multiple times, and has separated into two halves. A blank section of one of these halves is also separated, but present. There is evidence that the two halves were taped together at one time.. Signed by Author. Good.

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        Fundamenta astronomiae pro anno MDCCLV deducta ex observationbibus viri incomparabilis James Bradley in specula astronomica Grenovicensi per annos 1750 - 1762 institutis.

      Friedrich Nicolovius, Königsberg 1818 - Folio (326x202 mm). [12], 325 [1] pp. Later half cloth over sprinkled boards (some wear to extemities, corners bumped), paper label to spine, occasional light spotting and browning, title-page with old ink stamps and shelf mark. --- Houzeau-L. 10117; DSB II, 99 u. 102; Norman 226. ¿ First Edition. "This work also gives the proper motions of the stars, as derived from the observations of Bradley, of Piazzi, and of Bessel himself. It constitutes a milestone in the history of astronomical observations, for until then positions of stars could not be given with comparable accuracy: through Bessel's work, Bradley's observations were made to mark the beginning of modern astrometry" (DSB). -- Bessel's reduction of the English astronomer James Bradley's star position observations for the year 1755 marks the beginning of modern astronomy. Bessel recognized that Bradley's accurate observations could be used to create a reference system for measuring the positions of stars and planets, and to aid in determining accurate positions for the earliest possible epoch. Recognizing that Bradley, although adept at the art of observation, had not been able to evaluate his extensive data, Bessel established the principle that immediately after an observation, the reduction should be made by the observer himself, taking into account precession, nutation, ablation, refraction and instrument error. (Norman 226). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Federalist, on the New Constitution; Written in 1788 - A New Edition, with the Names and Portraits of the Several Writers [Plus Appendices Including The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution; and Amendments 1-12]

      Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1818. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. Joints cracked - front board nearly loose, rear board's cords still holding strongly - easily restored. Light edge wear, owner bookplate of Ernest J. Edgcomb and ink number on front endpaper, lightly foxed throughout (more pronounced in front & end matter), original tissue guards protecting engravings still present. 1818 Full-Leather. vi, 504 pp. Original brown calf, gilt titles & rules, gilt stamped decorations on spine and board edges. Engravings of all three authors. An improved version of the 1817 first Philadelphia edition, now featuring appendices including the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution (with a list of the signors), and amendments 1-12.

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        Konst och Nyhets Magasin för Medborgare af alla Klasser. Konsten, Etuden, Skämtet och Flärden Regera Werlden. Årgång 1-5

      Fehr et Mullers Stentryckeri/Carl Deleen. 1818-23. Fem volymer. Vol. 1: Graverat titelblad + (4) + 48 s. + 48 planscher varav 14 handkolorerade samt 1 plansch med tygprover. Vol. 2: Graverat titelblad + 48 s. + 48 planscher varav 14 handkolorerade. Vol. 3: Graverat titelblad + 48 s. + 48 planscher varav 14 handkolorerade. Vol. 4: Graverat titelblad + 48 s. + 48 planscher varav 14 handkolorerade. Vol. 5: Graverat titelblad + 48 s. + 48 planscher varav 12 handkolorerade. Samtida nötta halvskinnband med sparsamt guldornerade ryggar och marmorerat pärmpapper. 25,5 X 20,5 cm. Övre kapitäl nötta. Inlaga och planscher i gott skick

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        Opere del conte Gasparo Gozzi Viniziano.

      Dalla Tipografia e Fonderia della Minerva 1818-1820 Importante raccolta delle opere di Gozzi sempre curata dall'arciprete Angelo Dalmistro con numerose aggiunte rispetto alla precedente edizione del 1794. E' l'esemplare n. 1 dei soli XXV stampati su carta velina. Fresco e in barbe. Cfr. Gamba 2283. 16 voll. in 8° gr. pp. (2) LVI 302 (2); (4) 332; (2) 336; (2) 314 (6); (2) 334 (6); (2) 354; (2) 300 (2); (10) 341 (3); (2) 287 (3); (2) 362 (2); (2) 416; (2) 326 (2); 363 (1); (2) 298 (2); (2) 311 (1); (14) 379 (5).

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        A New Treatise on Flower Painting, or, Every Lady Her Own Drawing Master, Containing Familiar and Easy Instructions for Acquiring a Perfect Knowledge of Drawing Flowers with Accuracy and Taste; Also, Complete Directions for Producing the Various Tints

      LondonLongman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown and Others, 1818. one-volume edition, in original publisher's paper-covered boards, spine mostly gone, covers soiled and bumped, title pasted to front panel, 36 pages of text, plus hand-coloured plates, of which there are eight in full colour (rather attractive), each with its match, as drawn, before colouring; plus several plates in colour showing the technique of using different applications of the same colour. There is a little foxing throughout text and plates. Scarce..

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        Descrizione dell?Etna con la storia delle Eruzioni e il catalogo dei prodotti

      presso Lorenzo Dato 1818 Palermo, presso Lorenzo Dato, 1818. In 8vo; pp.XVI, 256. In fine 5 tavole più volte spieghevoli: Carta dell?Etna, Veduta dell?Etna da Catania, Faraglioni ed Isola dei Ciclopi, Montagna della Motta, Veduta da Catania dell?Eruzione del 1787 la notte del 18 luglio. Tracce di umido. Legatura coeva stanca in mezza pelle con angoli, piatto anteriore staccato. Ristampa riveduta della prima edizione stampata a Catania nel 1793. Mira I, pag.350; Narbone III, pag.142: ?In questa seconda edizione rifonde e corregge quanto aveva scritto nella prima: nel discorso preliminare vi dà giudizio di quanti l?avevano preceduto in tale trattazione?; Moncada Lo Giudice, 813:?Ferrara fu professore di fisica-matematica e di storia naturale all?Università di Catania di cui divenne Rettore e Regio Istoriografo. Strinse amicizia con lo Spallanzani e il Dolomieu?. Raro.

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        The Young Woman's Guide to Virtue, Economy, and Happiness; Being an improved and pleasant Directory for Cultivating the Heart and Understanding; with a Complete and Elegant System of Domestic Cookery, Formed upon Principles of Economy.

      Mackenzie & Dent [1818], Newcastle-upon-Tyne - xii, 684pp. 11 engraved plates and engraved title page. '.Also, The Art of Carving and Decorating a Table, explained by Engravings. Confectionary in all its Branches. Proper Directions for Marketting, and Bills of Fare for every Day in the Year. Best Method of Brewing for large or small Families. Making and managing British Wines. Valuable Medical Directions. A great Variety of useful Family Receipts. To which are added, instructions to female Servants in every Situation; Approved rules for Nursing and Educating Children, and for Promoting Matrimonial Happiness'. G : in Good condition. Covers heavily rubbed and scuffed with wear to spine. Inner front hinge cracked and with sellotape remainder mark to fep. Repaired edge tear to one plate Brown hardback half-leather cover on marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE MILITAIRE DU PIEMONT. PAR LE COMTE ALEXANDRE DE SALUCES, COLONEL COMMANDANT LA LEGION ROYALE LEGERE… OUVRAGE COURONNE' PAR L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES.

      Turin, chez Pierre Joseph Pic, 1818buone mezza pelle ITALIANO Legature coeve in mezza pelle e carta marmorizzata ai piatti, dorsi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. (10), XXXII, 402, (2); (2), 544; (2), 366, (2); (2), 480; (2), 566, (2) pagine numerate. Prima e rara edizione di quest'opera fondamentale sulla storia militare del Piemonte e sugli eventi militari dal secolo XI al 1748, quando l’unificazione di tutta la regione sotto Casa Savoia fu definitivamente compiuta. Aless. Saluzzo di Monesiglio (Torino 1775-1851) fu Ministro della Guerra, Cavaliere dell’Annunziata e Senatore del Regno. Esemplare in buone condizioni, tracce d'usura ai piatti in carta delle legature.

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        ESSAI HISTORIQUE SUR LES ETATS-GENERAUX DE LA PROVINCE DE LANGUEDOC, avec cartes et gravures.

      - Paris, Firmin Didot (imprimeur du Roi), 1818, 22x27, deux volumes. Reliure en pleine percaline verte. Pièce de titre et de tomaison sur peau. Bien complet des 13 planches (figures et cartes). Reliure solide et papier bien propre, à grandes marges. (Quérard, IX, 566). Bel exemplaire, envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        C. Ivlii Caesaris Commentarii de Bello Gallico et Civili. Accedunt Libri de Bello Alexandrino, Africano et Hispaniensi e nuperrima recensione Ie. Iac. Oberlini

      Avgvstae Tavrinorvum [Turin] Ex Typis Vidvae Pomba et Filiorum. 1818. 2 volumes. Large 8vo, 235 x 135 mms., pp. xxxv [xxxvi abbreviations], 582; 322 [323 Grammaticalia, 324 colophon], engraved frontispiece portrait of Caesar in vllume 1, very attractively bound in full contemporary vellum, spine richly gilt in compartments, morocco labels, marbled end-papers. A fine set. The first edition of Oberlin's text of De Bello Gallico was published in 1805, just before his death in 1806.

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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. A new and improved edition. 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.

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        Historia Juris Hungarici Privati, Documentis, ac Testimoniis, illustrata, quam elucubratus est nobilis hungarus zaladiensis. 4 Bde.

      Typis Regiae Scientiarum Univer. Hungaricae, Buda 1818 - stark berieb.u.best., sonst g.e. 2. Aufl. Rücken v. Bd. 1 beschädigt, Vorbesname überklebt

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        Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Fourth

      London: John Murray, 1818. First. hardcover. near fine. 16 +257pp., Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in full tan calf, gilt spine. London: John Murray, 1818. First Edition. Fine with very little scattered foxing.

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        An Introduction to Entymology or Elements of The Natural History of Insects: With Plates

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London 1818 - 4 volumes in a marbled modern box with 4 compartments. Full leather with gilt boards and spine. Spine with gilt compartments and ornamental decorations. With 30 plates (5 handcoloured) and 2 portraits of authors. Binding slightly worn to the edges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Fourth.

      John Murray, London 1818 - 16 +257pp., Small 8vo, handsomely rebound in full tan calf, gilt spine. London: John Murray, 1818. First Edition. Fine with very little scattered foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Socorros que se Han de Dar a los Envenenados o Asfixiados, y medios propios para reconocer los venenos y los vinos adulterados, y para distinguir la muerte verdadera de la aparente.

      Imp de la Calle de la Greda, Madrid 1818 - 1ª ed. 13x18. 206pp. 1h. Rústica (cubs. originales mudas.) Buen ejemplar. Mateo Pedro Orfila nació en Mahón (Menorca) en 1787 y murió en París en 1853. Encontrandose en París como estudiante durante la Guerra de la Independencia, se abrió camino como médico y toxicólogo en Francia, siendo nombrado médico de Luis XVIII, catedrático de Medicina Legal en París, y presidente de la Asociación de Médicos en París. Hoy el Musée Orfila es el principal museo de anatomía de Francia. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Reliquien aus dem goldnen Zeitalter der Deutschen Freymaurerey: also weder Sarsena noch Mac Ben Nac, wohl aber kein unwichtiger Beytrag zur Würdigung der wahren Tendenz und zur Bestimmung des eigentlichen Characters der echten Maurerey

      Leipzig, Lauffer, 1818.. VI, 140 S. Lwd. d. Zt. (etwas fleckig) mit goldgepr. Rückentitel u. Blindprägung (Insignien der Freimaurerei). Kloss 601; Wolfstieg 955: "Reden und Aphorismen über Wesen und Zweck der Freimaurerei, Urteile von Ehlers, Klein, Hufeland über den Bund und Übersicht über die Geschichte der Freimaurerei in Großbritannien". - Braunfleckig.

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        Military Commission Document

      1818 - This is 16.5" by 20.5" military commission to Mr. Henry Burr to be "duly appointed Gent. Brigade Inspector of Infantry in the Militia of this [ ] with the rank of Major." Oliver Wolcott, Esquire, is described as "Captain-General and Commander in Chief, in and over the State of Connecticut in , The United States of America." It is dated the twentieth day of July, A.D. 1818, and signed Oliver Wolcott. There is an embossed paper seal of the State of Connecticut, evidently hand-cut with serrations around its edge, and affixed to the document. It is a printed form document, on cream-colored paper, with blanks filled in by hand, and hand signed by Wolcott. It is folded multiple times, and has separated into two halves. A blank section of one of these halves is also separated, but present. There is evidence that the two halves were taped together at one time.

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        The Chapter of Kings. Illustrated by Thirty-eight Engravings Exhibiting the Most Important Events in English History

      London: J. Harris, 1818. First Edition. Blindstamped Cloth. Very Good. 12mo, 5.25 by 4.25 inches, 14 by 11 cm. As noted in title, with 38 hand-colored plates depicting the kings of England. Each plate has a header caption relating a salient fact about the particular king, and the bottom caption carries a line of doggeril that rhymes with the facing page. The book was intended as an instructive text for children, as noted on the rear cover: "Parents and Teachers must have remarked the difficulty Children experience in recollecting the Succession of the English Monarchs, and likewise how much the memory is assited by rhyme." The blurb also notes the "correctness of the Costume and Design". Modern audiences will undoubtedly find the plates suffused with a gory charm, and this is also an early textbook featuring hand-coloring. Light wear to the binding as well as light soiling to the pages. Overall, quite clean and attractive.

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        Maryland.

      Carey, Mathew, Philadelphia 1818 - Beautiful early map of Maryland divided into counties including Washington DC. Shows towns, major routes and waterways. An inset shows "Western Part of Maryland". Expert reinforcement to centerfold and slight creases at lower left and right corners. A few scattered chips. Full original margins. Mathew Carey (1760-1839) came from a family of publishers and book sellers based in Philadelphia. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11.25" x 16.5".

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        HISTOIRE MILITAIRE DU PIEMONT. PAR LE COMTE ALEXANDRE DE SALUCES, COLONEL COMMANDANT LA LEGION ROYALE LEGERE… OUVRAGE COURONNE' PAR L'ACADEMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES.

      Turin, chez Pierre Joseph Pic, 1818buone mezza pelle ITALIANO Legature coeve in mezza pelle e carta marmorizzata ai piatti, dorsi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. (10), XXXII, 402, (2); (2), 544; (2), 366, (2); (2), 480; (2), 566, (2) pagine numerate. Prima e rara edizione di quest'opera fondamentale sulla storia militare del Piemonte e sugli eventi militari dal secolo XI al 1748, quando l’unificazione di tutta la regione sotto Casa Savoia fu definitivamente compiuta. Aless. Saluzzo di Monesiglio (Torino 1775-1851) fu Ministro della Guerra, Cavaliere dell’Annunziata e Senatore del Regno. Esemplare in buone condizioni, tracce d'usura ai piatti in carta delle legature.

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        Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Transmitting Two Statements from the General Land Office, Showing the quantity of land in each district in which the public lands have been exposed to sale

      Washington: E. De Krafft. 1818. First. First edition. Self-wrappers. One leaf folded. 4pp. Untrimmed. Laid in are two large folded charts(essentially broadsides) reporting sales of public lands in the West, mostly in Ohio, Alabama, and Tennessee. Slightly soiled, else near fine. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Grå kappan, eller bedröflig och mycket angenäm historia om den däjelige prinsen Rosimandro, hwilken af en elak trollqwinna blifwit på det ömkeligaste förwandlad; dock sluteligen genom liuflig älskog igen till sin rätta gestalt återstäld.

      Nyköping, P. E. Winge, 1818. 8:o. 24 s. Tagen ur band. Skör i häftningen. Genomgående fuktfläckig och solkig. Inlagd i en välgjord nutida blått stänkdekorerad låda med blå titeletikett av skinn.. Almquistiana 240. Den ytterst sällsynta första upplagan! I Almquistiana förtecknas 26 senare upplagor under varierande titlar från åren 1825-84

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        The Fables of Aesop and Others with Designs on Wood By Thomas Bewick

      Printed by E. Walker, for T. Bewick and Son. Sold By them, Longman and Co. London, and All Booksellers, Newcastle 1818 - 21.5 cm x 13 cm, pp. xxiv, 376. Half bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in dark blue/black leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, 5 raised bands, gilt-stamped caricatures in spine compartments, top edge gilt, ribbon bookmark. Title-page vignette, head & tail pieces throughout, as well as a woodcut for each fable. Engraved bookplate of Charles E. Dunlap to front pastedown, rebacked with original spine laid-down, very occasional spotting . This copy bound without the "thumb print" receipt. Very good, handsome copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Emigrant's Guide, or Pocket Geography of the Western States and Territories, Containing a Description of the Several Cities, Towns, Rivers, Antiquities, Population, Manufactories, Prices of Land, Soil, Production, and Export

      Cincinnati: Phillips & Speer, 1818. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 3.5 x 5.75 inches. 266pp. Recent half-leather over marbled boards, with title and date on spine. New endpapers, some restoration to title page, scattered foxing. A compilation drawing primarily from Brackenridge, Brown, and Kilbourn, but also "from the information of several respectable and intelligent characters." Includes separate chapters on the states of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and on the Alabama, Michigan, North West, Missouri, and Illinois territories, with details of settlement, climate, natural resources and navigation. Howes E-141. Uncommon.

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        La guirlande de Julie offerte à Mademoiselle de Rambouillet

      - Très bel exemplaire deClassique orné de 31 planches de fleurs gravées et rehaussées en couleurs à l'aquarelle. Letout dans une somptueuse reliure en plein veau signée VOGEL. AUTEUR: Par le MONTAUSIER (Marquis de). TITRE: La guirlande de Julie offerte à Mademoiselle de Rambouillet LIEU: EDITEUR, DATE: Paris: 1818 COLLATION: xix-78 +31 planches complet. FORMAT: In-12 (10 x 14 cm) RELIURE: Superbe reliure signée VOGEL en plein veau, dos à nerfs orné du titre aux fersdorés, des frises aux coiffes en or et des fleurons et filets frappés à froid & fumés. Les platsestampées à froid d'un encadrement et une composition centrale de toute beauté. Coupes etdentelles intérieures frappées à froid. Toutes tranches dorées. ILLUSTRATIONS: Page de titre orné d'une jolie vignette + 31 planches hors texte dont 29rehaussées en couleurs à l'aquarelle ( à la main)et deux en noir. Notre exemplaire contient 31planches alors que sur la page du titre l'éditeur annonce 30 planches. ETAT: Reliure très décorative, le cuir un peu insolé, 2 gouttes sur le plat sup et despetits points sombres sur les plats. Infimes frottements sans gravité. Deux notes manuscrites unereliée , l'autre collée sur la page de garde ( déchirée). Rousseurs éparses sur les pages dutexte, les planches en très bon état , sans rousseurs le papier de certaines un brin bruni, lescouleurs demeurent éclatantes. ILLUSTRATIONS DE TOUTE BEAUTE. POIDS: 400 g NOUVEAU ! Indiquez-nous vos desiderata pourêtre averti par email de la mise en vente de nouveaux ouvrages qui vous interessent ! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Art de Modeler en Papier ou en Carton ou d'imiter et d'executer en Petit Toutes Sortes d'Objets susceptibles d'étre coloriés ou reconverts de Papier, d'Écorce, de Mousse etc. Amusement instructif à l'usage de la jeunesse des deux sexes, avec quatre grandes planches renferment plus de 180 figures et dessins lithographiés. Ouvrage traduit de l'allemand, avec plusieurs additions et changemens, par le rédacteur du Porte-Feuille géographique et ethnographique.

      Jean Risler et Compagnie,, Mulhausen 1818 - First edition in French of Blasche's Der Papparbeiter, oder, Anleitung in Pappe zu arbeite (1811). The 8 large folding plates depict a large array of miniature folded paper pieces: geometrical shapes, furniture and buildings. One of them is devoted to garden furniture in the oriental style, including a Chinese bridge. 8vo (210 × 125 mm), pp. 99, 4, [1] (errata), plus 8 lithographed plates. A few gatherings lightly browned, otherwise clean and crisp, early ownership inscription. Contemporary marbled boards. Slightly rubbed with very minor fraying at the head and foot of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Practical Chess Exercises; intended as a Sequel to the Practical Chess Grammar; containing various Openings, Games and Situations with Instructions and Remarks of the Principal moves of Each Party

      iv+239 pages with frontispiece, illustrations and diagrams. Duodecimo (6 3/4' X 4 1/4")bound in original marbled boards with green label to spine and gilt lettering to label. (Whyld and Ravillous: 1818:5) First edition.Condition:Light edge wear, spine end rubbed, old book sellers stamp to front paste down. A very good copy.

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        AN ESSAY ON HUNTING

      Privately Printed 1818 - Reprinted from the privately issued 1803 edition. Finely bound in nineteenth century half scarlet morocco over scarlet buckram with raised bands and gilt tooling on the spine. All edges gilt with marbled endpapers. Internally very clean with only light foxing to the occasional page, a near fine copy of this scarce sporting item. Engraved title page and frontispiece as well as head and tail pieces in line. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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