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        Maryland

      Carey Mathew Philadelphia: Carey, Mathew, 1818. unbound. very good(+). Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11.25" x 16.5". 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.

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        Die Fiacker.

      Wien. [1818?] Folio. Image area 36 x 49,5 cm. The whole sheet 42 x 53 cm. Passe partout 53 x 64 cm. Colour printed lithograph finished by hand. Printed on laid paper. Off-white passe partout. The caption obscured by the passe partout. A little dirt to the passe partout. Somewhat browned paper. In the lower margin, paper loss with text loss (part of the caption and most of the publishing line). A small repaired hole.. A fine early lithograph depicting hackney-coachmen. It was probably published for the work "Wiener Szenen und Volksbeschäftigen". The original was drawn by Josef Lanzedelly (1772-1831), a very productive italian artist who settled in Vienna producing folkloristic lithographs. This is a very early example of lithographic colour printing. Lanzedelly was heavily influenced by the french master of colour printed engravings - Debucourt. A lithographic incunabula. Very rare

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        Die Musikanten.

      Wien bey J. Bermann. Lanzedelly Invenit. Papin auf Stein gez. 1818 Folio. Image area 37 x 50,5 cm. The whole sheet 42 x 52,5 cm. Passe partout 54 x 66 cm. Colour printed lithograph finished by hand. Paper water marked "J. Whatman". Off-white passe partout. The caption is obscured by the passe partout. The paper is browned. Publishing line shaved in the lower margin.. A fine early lithograph depicting street mucians. It was published for the work "Wiener Szenen und Volksbeschäftigen". Lithographed by Heinrich Papin after an original by Josef Lanzedelly (1772-1831), a very productive italian artist who settled in Vienna producing folkloristic lithographs. This is a very early example of lithographic colour printing. Lanzedelly was heavily influenced by the french master of colour printed engravings - Debucourt. A lithographic incunabula. Very rare

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        Opere del conte Gasparo Gozzi Viniziano.

      Dalla Tipografia e Fonderia della Minerva 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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        THE BOTANICAL CABINET, VOL. III

      1818. Fine. [COOKE, George] THE BOTANICAL CABINET, CONSISTING OF COLORED DELINEATIONS OF PLANTS FROM ALL COUNTRIES, VOL. III. London: John & Arthur Arch, John Hatchard, Rodwell & Martin and C(onrad) Loddiges and Sons, 1818. 100 hand- colored plates by Cooke. Plates No. 201-300. Index at rear; unpaginated. 8vo., half calf stamped in gilt and blind, brown marbled paper-covered boards. Somewhat worn, moderately foxed. Plates fine, lovely and unusual specimens. Very good.

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        Vegetable Materia Medica of the United States; or Medical Botany (Volume 2)

      Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son 1818. First edition. Volume 2. Quarto. xvi, [9]-243pp., and 26 engraved plates (Tables 25-50), including one folding (Table 25). Contemporary dark red half morocco and marbled paper boards. Ex-library copy with spine label, bookplate, and perforated stamp on the title page and plates. Boards and two rear blank endleaves are detached, else very good. The engraved botanical plates by Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. are especially fine despite the perforated stamp, and are also notable for not being hand-colored, as indicated on the title page. Laid-in are are few contemporary botanical specimens.

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        Svea.

      Tidskrift för vetenskap och konst. I-XIV:1-2. Uppsala, Zeipel och Palmblad respektive Palmblad & co, 1818-32. 8:o. (8),226,225-28 s. & 1 litograferad plansch + (4),326,(1) s. & 1 litograferad plansch + (4),228 s. & 1 litograferad plansch + (4),230,(1) + (4),169,180-267,(1) + (4),193,(1) + 163,(1) + (2),165-316 s. & 1 utvikbar tryckt tabell + 132,(4) + 158,(2) + 144 s. & 1 utvikbar litograferad plansch + 200,(1) + 84,(4) + (2),220 + 334,(4) + 195,(1) + 197-324,323-440,(2) + 327,(1) + 196,(4) + 197-448,(3) + 200 +(2),203-496,(2) s. 22 häftade volymer i tryckta, delvis nötta och fläckade papp- respektive pappersomslag. Oskurna och delvis ouppskurna. De första och sista delarna med delvis skadade ryggar. Av ryggen till del XIII:1 saknas övre halvan. De ofärgade omslagen för del VII-XII är lätt bruntonade och lagerfläckiga. Del VII:2 har en handskriven ryggtitel i bläck. De första delarna med spridda ljusa lagerfläckar och enstaka obetydliga fuktfläckar. Från och med del VII är inlagorna bitvis lagerfläckade och stundtals ngt fuktskadade med spridda eller genomgående fuktränder som följd, se t.ex. del VIII:1-2 och del X:2. I den sistnämnda finns även några revor på s. 231 och 309-12. Några av delarna är tryckta på ljusblått papper. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris vars klister missfärgat några främre omslag i sviten.. Lundstedt 1280. Almquistiana 302. Allt som utkom. "Svea" var på många vis en utlöpare av "Swensk literatur-tidning" men avsedd att publicera längre och mera vetenskapliga artiklar än vad dess föregångare hade gjort. Palmblads idé var att Svea skulle undvika att allt för mycket sammankopplas med fosforisterna och "genom sin fridälskande form locka till inbjudande de allvarsamma männen". Innehållsmässigt orienterade sig "Svea" mer mot politik och samhällsliv och gav uttryck för den nya skolans politiskt konservativa prägel men i ett mindre polemiskt tonfall. Redaktör var i tur och ordning G. W. Gumælius, V. F. Palmblad och E. A. Schröder. Bland bidragsgivarna märks bl.a. Geijer, Almquist och Atterbom

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        Vegetable Materia Medica of the United States; or Medical Botany

      H.C. Carey & I. Lea; M. Carey & Son Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea; M. Carey & Son. 1825; 1818. First. Two volumes, mixed editions. Volume One is a second edition (1825); Volume Two is a first edition (1818). Quartos. Complete with 50 hand-colored plates (Tables 1-50), including one double plate (Table 25). Contemporary dark red half morocco and marbled paper boards. Ex-library copies with spine labels, bookplates, and perforated stamp on the title page and plates. Scuffing to the board edges and joints, toning and scattered foxing, about very good. The engraved botanical plates by Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. are especially fine despite the perforated stamp, and are beautifully hand-colored. .

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        Account of a Voyage of Discovery

      London: John Murray, 1818 To the West Coast of Corea, and The Great Loo-Choo Island; with an appendix, containing, Charts and various Hydrographical and Scientific notices. By Captain Basil Hall. And A Vocabulary of the Loo-Choo language by HJ Clifford. In half brown leather with marbled boards, corners and edges a little bumped and worn. Spine appears to have been relaid, keeping much of the old, gilt tooling and title, small blind stamp at base. Internally, NO names or inscriptions, front and rear blanks lightly soiled, half title, coloured frontis of Sulphur Island present, (xv), [1], 222 pp, 8 coloured plates, 5 maps including 2 large pull outs, 1 line plate, (cxxx) appendix, (40) Loo-Choo Language, (16), (16)comparisons, all maps and plates as called for, printed by T Davison, Lombard Street, Whitefriars, London. The Appendix contains, charts, table of observations, meteorological journal, abstract of the Lyra's voyage, and a geological memorandum. Inner hinges professionally strengthened. There is also a vocabulary of the language compiled by John Clifford, Sentences in English and Loo-Choo, and a comparison between the Japanese and Loo-Choo languages. A lovely copy! Hall, naval officer and author, whose Account of a Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea and the Great Loo-Choo Islands (1818) describes this commission, his explorations in the little known eastern seas, and his visit to Canton (Guangzhou). See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        [Götiska förbundet] Förteckning öfver de af svenske konstnärer och konstälskare på Göthiska förbundets inbjudning, uppställda konst-arbeten.

      Det möjligen blifvande öfverskottet af inkomsten utaf denna exposition är bestämdt till befordrande af nordiska mythernes användande, i bildande konst. Sthlm, A. Gadelius, 1818. 4:o. 22,(2 blanka) s. Häftad i samtida grönt omslag. Några revor i det främre omslaget. Från Ericsberg.. En andra upplaga utkom samma år. I enlighet med de intentioner som anges på titelbladet ägnades "Arbeten efter nordiska mythologien" en egen avdelning på utställningen. Här återfinns bl.a. Bengt Erland Fogelbergs stora dryckeshorn som skänkts till Geijer av Värmlands nation. Även ett häfte av Thersners "Fordna och närvarande Sverige" presenteras. Thersners arbete anmäls i förteckningen och "de konstälskare, som åstunda att prenumerera på detta verk, behagade anteckna sina namn på den lista, som finnes vid ingången till expositions-salarne". Avslutas med ett register över utställarna med namn som August och Michael Gustaf Anckarsvärd, Anton Ulric Berndes, Fredric Blom, Carl Fredric von Breda, Wilhelm Carpelan, Carl Johan Fahlcrantz, Pehr Krafft, Emanuel Limnell, Isac Salmson, Johan Gustaf Sandberg och Evelina Stading

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        Narrative of a Residence in Algiers; comprising a geographical and historical account of the regency; biographical sketches of the Dey and his ministers; anecdotes of the late war; observations on the relations of the Barbary states with the Christian powers; and the necessity and importance of their complete subjugation

      Lon., 1818.. Color frontis. folding b/w map, plan. “With notes and illustrations by Edward Blaquiere.” Pananti was in a good position to observe the country and its people in an intimate way, having been captured by Algerian pirates, sold into slavery and ransomed. After this exciting start he goes into great detail about social, political and economic conditions prevailing in the country. His account ends with a plea for European colonization of Northern Africa. Abbey, Travel. 320. A good, untrimmed copy, some tanning in gutter. Rebound in antique style calf over marbled boards.

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        Le japon ou moeurs, usages et costumes des habitans de cet empire. paris, nepveu, 1818.

      Quattro volumi di cm. 13,5, pp. (4) xxiv, 187 (5); (4) 231 (3); (4) 226 (2); (4) 272 (2). Con 51 tavole fuori testo incise in rame e finemente colorate di cui 12 a doppia pagina o ripiegate. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa, dorsi lisci con filetti, fregi e titoli in oro, piatti inquadrati da triplice filetto dorato. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione, a carte candide.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Sæmund den vises edda.

      Sånger af Nordens äldsta skalder. Efter handskrifter från skandinaviska forn-språket öfversatte af Arv. Aug. Afzelius. Sthlm, Deleens och Granbergs tryckerier, 1818. 8:o. (20),273,(1 blank,1) s. + Edda Sæmundar hinns fróda. Collectio carminum veterum scaldorum sæmundiana dicta. Quam, ex codicibus pergamenis chartaceisque cum notis et lectionibus variorum, ex recensione Erasmi Christiani Rask curavit Arv. Aug. Afzelius. Sthlm, typis Elmenianis, 1818. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,(10),288 s. Trevligt samtida alrotsmarmorerat hfrbd med guldornerad rygg, ljusbrun titeletikett i glättad papp och stänkta snitt. Pärmhörnen ngt stötta och några skavmärken på främre pärm. Etiketten med några nötningar i kanterna. Bra inlaga med endast ett avrivet nedre hörn på s. 193 i första arbetet, vars sista opaginerade blad har ett par lagade smårevor i yttermarginalen. En inklistrad biblioteksetikett på insidan av främre pärm. Dubblett från Uppsala universitetsbibliotek. Sune Lindqvists namnteckning daterad 1948.. Afzelius Svenska skrifter rörande Island s. 42. Fiske Icelandic collection s. 113 respektive 108. Enligt kolofonen på det avslutande rättelsebladet till det första arbetet är "Titelbladet tryckt hos Delén, det öfriga hos Elmén & Granberg." Det graverade porträttet i det andra arbetet föreställer Rask. Detta är den första översättningen till svenska och den gjordes med hjälp av den danska språkforskaren Rasmus Rask, vars kritiskt översedda edition av originaltexten Afzelius utgav samma år. Under arbetets gång delade de båda vännerna bostad i Stockholm under ett halvår

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        Abeilard og Heloise.

      Trykt og forlagt hos Boas Brünnich, København 1818. (2)+60 sider. Indbundet ubeskåret i et smukt privat halvlæderbind med topguldsnit, signeret "Anker Kyster". Lidt gulplettet (som vanligt mest på det stukne titelblad).. Bertelsen 6. Et tidligt og sjældent Blicher-værk med god proveniens: Eksemplaret har tilhørt forfatteren P.F. Rist ("En Rekrut fra '64"), med dennes navnetræk på titelbladet; senere i H. Laage-Petersens bibliotek (med dennes exlibris) og siden i Bent Juel-Jensens danske bogsamling i Oxford (med dennes exlibris)

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        Elementarverk i Tegnekunsten.

      3. bind, hefte 4-5-6. Kbhvn. [1818]. Med 12 håndkolorerede kobberstik. XXIII s. + plancher med tilhørende tekst. Orig. papirbd. (Værket er kommet i 3 bind, hvert bind i 4 dele og hver del i 3 hefter; hvert hefte indeholder 4 plancher). Samt. marmoreret papbind med forgyldt titelfelt. Lidt løs. Svagt skjoldet. Med Holger Gabrielsens exlibris. 3rd vol., part 4-5-6. With 12 handcoloured engravings. XXXXX p. + plates with text. Publisher's boards in slip-case. (The book was published in 3 vols., each vol. consisted of 4 parts and each part in 3 instalments. Each instalment contains 4 plates. Contemporary marbled paperbinding, sligthly loose.. Disse 3 hefter udkom særskilt under titlen "Det daglige Liv i Hovedstaden i characteristiske Figurer efter Naturen. Tolv Kobbere" og har i modsætning til "Elementarverket" tilhørende tekst til plancherne. Dette gælder også nærværende ekspl. Stikkene forestiller: Kongelig Berider. - Amager Bondedreng. - Spekhøker. - Fisker-Kjærling. - Brændeviinsmand. - Skakkerjøde. - Opvartningspige. - Natvægter. - Valbye-Kone. - Baandjøde. - Vagthavende Matros. - Kokkepige.These 3 parts were published separately under the title "Det daglige liv i Hovedstaden i characteristiske Figurer efter Naturen" and the illustrations have explanatory text. Bibl. Dan. I, 1105. Krohn nr. 1156

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        Narrative of my captivity in Japan, during the years 1811, 1812 & 1813 with observations on the country and the people. To which is added an account of voyages to the coasts of Japan, and of negotiations with the japanese, for the release of the author and his companions by captain Rikord.

      London, Henry Colburn, 1818. Two volumes, IV + 302; 348 p. Modern half calf. Title of vol. 1 soiled and with minor repair in margin, which also affects the page after. Some foxing

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        Briefe über Schweden im Jahre 1812. Aus dem Dänischen übersetzt mit Anmerkungen und Zusätzen des Verfassers.

      I - III. Altona, J. F. Hammerich, 1818-20. 8:o. XXIV,446,(2) + VIII,392 s. & 8 tryckta tabeller på 5 blad + XVI,414 s. Tre samtida ngt nötta hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar och svarta titel- och deltiteletiketter. Blåstänkta snitt. Ryggarna med en del skrapmärken. Några obetydliga småfläckar. Pappret på s. 196 i del II med liten lagning före tryckningen. Bra ex. med Alex. Martins grav. exlibris.. Bring Itineraria svecana 400. Det danska originalet utkom 1814-17 efter att mindre delar av texten publicerats i den danska tidskriften "Athene". Även svenska och holländska översättningar utkom. På s. 279-410 i del III återfinns "Kurzer Umriss der Epochen in der Geschichte der schwedischen Nationallitteratur". Christian Molbech var bibliotekarie vid Kongl. bibliotek och från 1829 professor i litteraturhistoria vid Köpenhamns universitet. Under resan knöt han förbindelser med svenska författare, särskilt romantikerna i Uppsala och Stockholm, och mycket plats i reseskildringen ägnas åt Sveriges vittra och lärda kretsar och miljöer. Han reste genom Skåne, Småland, Västergötland, Värmland, Närke, Västmanland, Uppland, Stockholm, Östergötland och Blekinge. En ny resa gjordes 1842

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        Fair Manuscript Copy of "The Old Oaken Bucket"

      n.p. New York n.d. ca. 1818 or later n.p. [New York], n.d. [ca. 1818 or later]. 8vo. 1-1/2 pp. pen and ink on folding sheet. Printed business card of "J.W. Jarvis, No 8 Lispenard St. New York" affixed to blank page and "Song. Jarvis" noted in ink on last page. With lithograph portrait of Woodworth by T.H. Morrell, 1872. Creased, with some loss, fold reinforced, edgewear, glue stains, still a very good, readable copy, in custom green morocco-backed folding box . Holograph fair copy of Woodworth's classic, "The Old Oaken Bucket," a nostalgic lament for the lost joys of childhood, written out for American painter John Wesley Jarvis. We find no copies at auction of any Woodworth autograph material

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        Förteckning på orters geografiska bredd och längd i Sverige, bestämda genom astronomiska och chronometriska observationer.

      Sammandragen. Sthlm, C. Deleen, 1818. 4:o. (4),37 s. + HÄLLSTRÖM, C. P. Förteckning på de orters geografiska bredd och längd, i Vesterbottens höfdingdöme, som blifvit bestämde genom astronomiske observationer. Sammandragen. Sthlm, C. Delén, 1803. 4:o. 40 s. Trevligt samtida ngt nött grönt pappbd med handskriven oval orangefärgad pappersetikett på främre pärmen med texten: "Long-der och lat-der.". Rödstänkta snitt. Ryggen med skador. Fin lagning i nedre hörnet på s. 13 i det första arbetet. Det första arbetet interfolierat och med flera prydliga samtida tillägg och korrigeringar rörande norra Sverige och Norge. Med tillskrift på främre pärmens insida daterad augusti 1819: "Gåfva af baron S. G. Hermelin till S. P. Nordstedt" och tillägget "baron Hermelin afled i Stockholm den 4 mars 1820 i dess 76 lefnads år." Med flera löst bifogade handskrivna blad.. På s. 35-37 i det första arbetet återfinns longituder och latituder för orter i Norge, vilka kompletteras med två tätskrivna sidor noteringar. Carl Peter Hällström (1774-1835) var bördig från Ilmola socken i Vasa och har av Ekstrand i "Svenska lantmätare" kallats "Sveriges förnämsta kartograf". Han gjorde en mängd forskningsresor i Sverige och Finland, resor som sammantagna uppskattats till ca 8000 mil. Hällström blev i Bergskollegium bekant med S. G. Hermelin hos vilken han blev informator och som 1797 bekostade Hällströms geografiska ortsbestämningar i Sverige och Finland. Åren 1798-1818 utarbetade Hällström 22 kartor i det Hermelinska kartverket och det var i mångt och mycket Hermelins frikostighet som möjliggjorde Hällströms forskning. Bland de bifogade handskrivna bladen återfinns ett kortare odaterat brev från C. P. Hällström till "herr ingenieuren Nordstedt" angående Umeås läge, "Latituder och longituder af ställen i Sverige, Norrige och Finland - utdragit af Hällströms annotationer", "Längdbestämmelse af Backen i Brunflo socken i Jemtland" och ett blad med överskriften "Phaenomenerne som blifvit observerade" som bär Johan Törnstens namn. Det sistnämnda rör observationer gjorda under 1770-talet i Lund, St. Petersburg och Uppsala jämförda med egna observationer gjorda i Backen i Brunflo samt sedan omräknade till Frösöns horisont. Johan Törnsten (1738-96) var extra ordinarie lantmätare i Västernorrlands län. Han bestämde läge och stadsplan för Östersund. Ekstrand nämner att Törnsten genom kungligt brev 1770 fick uppdraget att göra longitudbestämningar i Jämtland genom observationer på Jupiters månar, vilka är antecknade på detta blad

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        Account of a Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea, and the Great Loo-Choo Island; with an Appendix, Containing Charts and Various Hydrographical and Scientific Notices... And a Vocabulary of the Loo-Choo, by H.J. Clifford, Esq.

      London: John Murray, 1818.. First edition. 4to. Half title not present, iii-xv, (1), 222, cxxx, (72) pp. Recent dark green half morocco over cloth boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to panels, gilt decoration to others. Nine aquatint plates including frontispiece, of which eight are hand coloured, plus five charts and one engraved plate. Some offsetting to the plates as is usual, some very occasional light spotting, otherwise a very good copy. Abbey, Travel, 558.

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

      Pittsburg: Cramer and Spear, 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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        Annali d'italia dal principio dell'era volgare sino all'anno mdccxlix compilati [..]. volume i [-xviii]. milano, dalla societa' tipografica de' classici italiani, 1818-1821.

      18 volumi in-8° (cm. 21), splendide legature coeve in m. pelle con titolo e fregi romantici in oro e a secco ai dorsi, tagli a spruzzo; 1 ritratto inciso all'antiporta, carte in ottimo stato e fresche, con lievi fioriture per altro molto sporadiche. Bell'insieme assai ricercato. "Nitida ristampa di Milano [..] ch'è di maggior comodo, attesoché l'indice, il quale stava posto al fine d'ogni volume, è riposto nel volume ultimo; è compilato con maggior esattezza, e vi sono premesse tavole cronologiche d'ottimo uso" [Gamba 2361 n.]. Magnifico esemplare.

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        La patissiere de la campagne et de la ville suivie de l'art de faire le pain d'epice, les gaufres et les oublies, pour faire suite a' la cuisiniere de campagne. a paris, chez audot, 1818.

      Cm. 18, pp. 131 (1). Brossura originale con decorazioni e fregi a stampa su carta giallina. Qualche fioritura marginale, peraltro esemplare genuino e marginoso, ben conservato. Si tratta della prima edizione di quet'operetta che viene citata da Vicaire (666) e che manca alla mitica vendita all'asta di G. Oberlé che elenca la seconda edizione (1825). Estremamente rara, soprattutto nella sua veste originale.

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        Considérations sur les principaux événemens de la révolution francoise, ouvrage posthume de (...), publié par M. le Duc de Broglie et M. le Baron de Staël. Tome premier - tome troisième. I-III.

      Paris. Delaunay, Bossange et Masson. 1818. 8vo. Samtidige skinnryggbind med tittelfelter i rødt og enkel ryggforgylling. Marmorerte dekler. x, 440 ; (4), 424 ; (4), 395, (11) s.. Ex libris. På forsatsen i bind I et vers av konferentsraad Blicher Olsen til en av bokens tidligere eiere. Hjørnene noe støtt, ellers et meget fint sett

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        Don Quixote de la Mancha (4 volumes)

      London: T Cadell & W Davies, 1818.. Illustrated by Robert Smirke. First Thus. Leather Bound. Very Good. PUBLISHING DETAILS: First edition thus of Cervantes masterpiece, published in four volumes by T Cadell & W Davies of London in 1818. Size; 24 x 15 cms (9.5" x 6"). Weight; 4.21 kilos (10 pounds 9 ounces) N.B. additional shipping costs will apply. 1744 pages, all edges gilt. 48 plates by Robert Smirke. CONDITION: I would rate this set as very good. The full Moroccan leather covers, with gilt tooling and titles and 5 raised bands to the spines, are generally sound and clean, though with some splitting to the top fore-edges of the spines to vols 1, 3 & 4 and bruising to the corners. The bindings remain tight and secure throughout save for surface cracking to the inner hinges. The text and illustrations are generally clean and bright, with some light foxing here and there, light offsetting from the plates and slight staining to the inner bottom corners of some of the plates (not affecting the illustrations). The endpapers are lightly foxed but free from labels or inscriptions. The gilt edges to the page blocks are particularly good, with just light dusting to the top edge. All in all, this is a very handsome early edition of this cornerstone of western literature. THE NOVEL: Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading romances of chivalry that he determines to become a knight errant and pursue bold adventures, accompanied by his squire, the cunning Sancho Panza. As they roam the world together, the aging Quixote's fancy leads them wildly astray, tilting at windmills, fighting with friars, and distorting the rural Spanish landscape into a fantasy of impenetrable fortresses and wicked sorcerers. At the same time the relationship between the two men grows in fascinating subtlety. Often considered to be the first modern novel, Don Quixote is a wonderful burlesque of the popular literature its disordered protagonist is obsessed with. Miguel de Cervantes's mock-epic masterwork was voted the greatest book of all time by the Nobel Institute. The 48 plates and occasional vignettes are by the English painter and illustrator Robert Smirke (1752-1845), whose daughter, Mary, translated this edition. Smirke's pictures were usually of small size and painted in monochrome, as being best adapted for engraving. As well as Don Quixote, he provided illustrations for the Bible, 'The Picturesque Beauties of Shakespeare' (1783), Johnson's 'Rasselas' (1805), 'Gil Blas' (1809), the 'Arabian Nights' (1811), 'Adventures of Hunchback' (1814) and the British poets, especially Thomson. His works are characterised by good drawing, refinement, and quiet humour. (Source: Wikipedia)

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        Seven Documents pertaining to Drawbacks for cargo shipped by John Jacob Astor in 1819 and 1821

      The first set of four documents, dated 1818 and 1819, pertains to drawbacks requested for the shipment of eight cases of guns from Amsterdam, through New York, for the “North West Coast of America.” The guns were received on board the brig Carolina in New York in 1818 by an attorney representing Vasques, Manson & Cleeman, and I like to think they were bound for Chile and Bernardo O’Higgins’ new republic. In any event, one of the four documents is signed twice by Astor’s son William B. Astor, and once in New York as “John Jacob Astor & Son” in a handwriting that looks a great deal like John Jacob Astor’s own signature. The other three documents pertain to drawbacks requested for the shipment of “two hundred bales of camlets” (a valuable fabric) to Canton. This group is signed once by William B. Astor and again bears the “John Jacob Astor & Son” in what could very possibly be Astor’s signature. The firm of Astor and Son was formed to engage in the China trade, and was managed by William B. The lot

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        VEGETABLE MATERIA MEDICA OF THE UNITED STATES OR MEDICAL BOTANY

      1818. BARTON,William P.C. VEGETABLE MATERIA MEDICA OF THE UNITED STATES; OR MEDICAL BOTANY: CONTAINING A BOTANICAL, GENERAL, AND MEDICAL HISTORY, OF MEDICINAL PLANTS INDIGENOUS TO THE UNITED STATES. Volume I. [& II.] Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & I. Lea, 1825-1818. A mixed set: second edition of volume one, printed seven years after the first, and a first edition of volume two. Illustrated with 50 colored engravings (24 in Vol. 1 + 26 in Vol. 2) after drawings by the author, including one folding plate. There is a note `to subscribers' page, with an erratum, at the end of Vol. 1., and a 'list of subscribers' at the end of Vol. 2. Two quarto volumes rebound to period in 1/4 maroon leather and marbled boards. Ex library, the only mark being ink and perforated stamps on title-pages and in a few other places in text, not effecting plates. The plates are clean and bright, and unmarked, despite scant light foxing to some tissue guards. A lovely set. Barton (1785-1856) was a botanist, teacher and naval surgeon. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After completing his medical studies he was appointed naval surgeon in 1809. In 1815 he was appointed Professor of Botany at the University of Pennsylvania, where he led herborizing expeditions along the Schuylkill River. But he remained on the Navy's rolls all his life: In 1842 he was ordered by Navy Department to Washington and became the first of the chiefs of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery and, in 1852 was president of the Board of Medical Examiners. (D.N.B.). References, for the first edition: Barton, p. 9 - "a key book"; Nissen 85; Sabin 3863, Wellcome II, p. 110, G & M 1841).

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        Il mezzo più sicuro per vincere al lotto o sia nuova lista generale de' Sogni Col nome di tutte le cose, e numeri corrispondenti alle Estrazioni di Roma e di Napoli. Opera di Fortunato indovino e di Albumazar da Carpentieri. Descritta ed accresciuta di 2 Smorfie e di 90 figure del giuoco romano. Dall'Anonimo Cabalistico Coll'aumento di moltissime voci, che sono state desunte dall'edizione Veneta. Con l'aggiunta delle 19 tavole del 1500 di Rutilio Benincasa, e il modo di adoprarle, ed altre diverse Cabale; di più l'interpretazione, o sia spiegazione de'Sogni; con la Tariffa de'prezzi, ed in fine le Estrazioni uscite dal 1800 sino al presente. In Fuligno, Presso Gio. Tomassini, 1818.

      In 12, [mm. 146 x 78], pp. 257 ? (5). In cartone muto privo del dorso. Errore di numerazione alle pp 126, 143 che presenta uno strappetto trasversale, 239; p. 168 con il testo a ridosso del taglio per errore di stampa. L'opera, costituisce un aggiornamento della edizione veneta del 1786 è una vera e propria ?smorfia? con la lista di voci (arti animali oggetti etc.) poste in ordine alfabetico con l'abbinamento al numero, a cui fanno seguito i nomi di uomini, donne, di uomini e donne ebree, dei mesi, dei regni delle capitali e delle città italiane. A questa segue l'inverso, ovvero i novanta numeri abbinati all'elenco delle cose corrispondenti Ci sono poi quindici pagine con novanta vignette xilografiche di gusto popolare che raffigurano l'oggetto o l'azione corrispondente al numero. Prima delle tavole di Rutilio Benincasa, il famoso astronomo e astrologo nato nel 1555 a Torzano, presso Cosenza, con cui si potevano prevedere le uscite del lotto, c'è la ?Regola per sapere in ogni estrazione un numero sicuro che deve uscire. Ci sono poi altre quattro pagine con le illustrazioni delle versione romana e alle cabale seguono altre quindici pagine con altre piccole xilografie di carattere popolare. queste seguono le interpretazioni dei sogni e poi le tariffe che si pagano per le giocate, altre regole per ?legare? fra loro i numeri e quindi alle cabale fanno seguito le estrazioni ? che erano mensili ? a Roma dal 1800 al 1818. Opera rara proprio per la qualità anche della stampa, testimoniata dalla qualità delle piccole incisioni xilografiche (cm .3 x 3) che ne sottolinea la destinazione popolare. In SBN sono segnalate solo due copie dell'opera: una copia dell'edizione edita a Macerata nel 1796, e quindi con le estrazioni fino al 1795 è posseduta dalla Biblioteca Casanatense dove è conservata fra i rari ed è mutila di 8 carte, l'altra copia appartiene all'edizione folignate del 1808 censita in SBN posseduta dalla Biblioteca Civica Andrea Doria, è mutila di circa 90 pp.

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        Church-of-Englandism and Its Catechism Examined: Preceded by Strictures on the Exclusionary System, as Pursued in the National Society's Schools: Interspersed with Parallel Views of the English and Scottish Established and Non-Established Churches and Concluding with Remedies Proposed for Abuses Indicated: and an Examination of the Parliamentary System of Church Reform Lately Pursued, and Still Pursuing: Including the Proposed New Churches

      London, Eng.: Effingham Wilson, 1818. First Edition. Very Good. xlii, [2], v-lii, 456 p.; 22 cm. Half calf with marbled paper over boards. Oval stamp of the New York Society Library on the title page, with "Withdrawn" stamped over it, and on four other pages. Gilt tooling on the spine also identifies this as formerly belonging to the New York Society Library. Very Good Condition: front hinge and spine archivally repaired (restorer's report available on request); edges rubbed; small loss of leather at ends of spine; ex-library as noted but no spine label or pocket; stain in lower margin of pp. 95-98; otherwise pages are clean and tight. A very scarce copy of an important early 19th-century work on religion and politics.

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        Samlung verschiedener Verzierungen als schattirte Zeichnungs-Vorlagen. 16 Blätter

      München, Im Verlage der lithographischen Kunstanstalt an der Feyertags Schule 1818.. 16 lithograph. Tafeln lose in bedrucktem Orig.-Umschlag. Qu.-Folio. 29 x 44 cm.

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        Histoire Naturelle des Orangers

      Paris: Imprimerie de Mme. Hérissant le Doux, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi 1818 [-1820], First edition. Some occasional light marginal foxing to parts of text, verso of some plates are lightly browned, heavier browning or spotting to six plates only, calf binding with slight edge wear and a few old mars, a tight, clean copy in very good condition in an attractive period binding.. Pp. (iv), 280, with 109 fine stipple-engraved plates printed in colors and finished by hand, with occasional touches of gum arabic, after Poiteau, by V. Bonnefoi, Chailly, Dien, Gabriel, Legrand, T. Susémihl and Texier. Contemporary light brown calf, neatly rebacked with spine laid on, the covers with a wide decorative border elaborately tooled in gilt and blind, the spine in six compartments with raised bands, black morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, the others with repeat overall tooling, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, folio (338 x 252 mm). The title displays the wood-engraved arms of the Duchesse de Berry; there is a two page dedication to the Duchesse de Berry in the frontis matter. A very important monograph on citrus fruit; the work depicts an amazing variety of oranges, limes, lemons and the precursor of the grapefruit - many images show the complete fruit as well as the cross-section. It was this work that Sacheverell Sitwell, writing in Great Flower Books (1990), rates as highly as anything by Redouté, Prévost or van Spaëndonck. He describes Risso and Poiteau's work in glowing terms as "a Hesperidean holiday among orange and citrus groves, for it contains exquisite drawings of every known variety of orange, lemon, and grape fruit … fruits that hang from the leaves … like suns and moons, with every kind of rind, and shaped like gourds or pitchers … or again, authentic globes of fire, whether pale, as of moonlight, or red-gold like the sun but half-hidden, as in poetry, in its own green shade. A beautiful and inspiring work…" (p. 22-23). For further information, see Nissen BBI 1640; Oak Spring Pomona 76 and Stafleu and Cowan 9248.

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        Edda sæmundar hinns fróda. Collectio carminum veterum scaldorum sæmundiana dicta. Quam, ex codicibus pergamenis chartaceisque cum notis et lectionibus variorum, ex recensione Erasmi Christiani Rask curavit Arv. Aug. Afzelius. + Sæmund den vises Edda. Sånger af Nordens äldsta skalder. Efter handskrifter från skandinaviska forn-språket öfversatte af Arv. Aug. Afzelius.

      Stockholm, Elmenianis, 1818 + Stockholm, Elmén och Granberg, 1818. Två volymer, (10) + 272 s. (ska vara 288, de 16 sista sidorna saknas); titelbladet som trycktes hos Delén saknas + 273 + 1 blank s. + rättelsebladet saknas. Senare halvskinnband med marmorerade pärmar. Med fläckar på ryggarna

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        Snorra-Edda ásamt Skáldu og parmed fylgjandi ritgjördum. Eptir gömlum skinnbókum & Edda Saemundar hinns Fróda. Collectio carminum veterum scaldorum saemundia dicta. Quam, ex codicibus pergamenis chartaceisque cum notis et lectionibus variorum, ex recensione Erasmi Christiani Rask, curavit Arv. Aug. Afzelius.

      Stockholm, 1818. 8:o. 21x13,5 cm. Portrait plate depicting Rask + (8, 2 blanks), 288 & 16 + 384 pp. The two volumes are uniformely bound in contemporary half leather, with spine decorations, titles, and "Praemium" in gilt, marbled boards and endpaper. The spines are slightly rubbed and the corners a bit worn. The second volume has a minimal hole on the dedication leaf and in outer margin of pp. 29/30. A few scattered small specks in both volumes. A very fine set. The great Danish philologist Rasmus Rask (1787-1832) spent the years 1816-1818 in Stockholm, where he, in collaboration with the Swedish Reverend Arvid August Afzelius, edited these works, which constitute the second published complete edition of the Poetic Edda in Icelandic, and the first thus of the Prose Edda. Fiske Icelandic Collection pp. 108 & 115

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        [A Series of Picturesque Views of the River Thames. From the drawings of Wm. Havell. Dedicated to the commissioners of Thames navigation, by ... Robt. Havell]

      [London: Robert Havell, 1818]. Large folio. (22 7/8 x 17 3/4 inches). 12 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Robert Havell after William Havell, each with black ruled border at the edge of the image and a buff wash border, on thin card, all on guards. Expertly bound to style in dark green straight-grained morocco, covers with fine decorative border composed from fillets and an arabesque roll-tool of stylized foliage, spine in eight compartments with double raised bands, the bands highlighted in gilt, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the others with repeat decoration in gilt made up from various small tools, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. A very fine copy of this important series of Thames views: a visual essay in the picturesque from one of the great watercolour landscape artists of the time, with plates by Audubon's engraver. The publication of the present work, present here in its rare second edition, marked the start of a long series of important publications by Robert Havell that were to culminate with his work on Audubon's Birds of America. The British Dictionary of National Biography describes William Havell as being "one of the best earlier painters in watercolour," an artist of the highest calibre whose images are "distinguished by pure and delicate colour." Born in 1782 in Reading, England, he traveled widely in his search for subjects: Wales, the Lake District, Europe and eight years in India and Burma. However, the present series drawn from the river that flowed through his home town is arguably his best work. The panoramic views betray the artist's intimate understanding of his subject, he ably captures both the river as a calm focus for scenes of great picturesque beauty, and the river as a vital highway for transport and trade. The plates, here bound without the title, offer the viewer a visual journey: from Oxford and the famous skyline of the Colleges, through the busy market town of Abingdon, to Wallingford (a view taken in 1810 whilst the bridge was being repaired), then two wonderful truly panoramic views of the Thames Valley, one viewed from higher ground at Streatley, and a second of Caversham Bridge near Reading. The journey continues with bucolic views near Park Place in Oxfordshire, the weir viewed from Marlow bridge and Clifden spring and woods, near Maidenhead. Taplow is next, then an interesting view of Windsor Castle before the renovations showing a skyline that is strange yet familiar. The journey ends with a fine view of Datchet Ferry near Windsor and a spectacular view of Staines church in newly emerged sunlight, whilst the rain clouds behind are lightened by a beautifully observed double rainbow. Abbey Scenery 433; Prideaux p.265; Tooley p.141.

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        Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Four volume set. Murray edition

      London: John Murray. Some splitting to external hinges with bindings remaining tight. Volume I with reinforced inner hinge. Minor rubbing and scuffing to leather spines with two small chips to spine of volume IV. Occasional light foxing within. Bound without half-titles but with two terminal leaves to the rear of volume IV. In modern slipcase. 1818. First Edition. Half-leather cover marbled paper covered boards. xxiv; 300pp; 331pp; 280pp;308pp :: 190mm x 140mm (7" x 6") :: In 'Northanger Abbey' Jane Austen composed a classic pastiche of Gothic fiction. 'Northanger' was possibly the earliest of her works and was begun about 1798. It was not published however, until here, with Persuasion, her last completed work in 1818, a year after her death .

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        Paris et ses alentours, à plus de trente lieues à la ronde; ouvrage national de gravures

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1818. Large folio. (28 3/4 x 21 inches). Letterpress title (verso blank), 1p. dedication to Louis XVIII (verso blank), 1p. 'avant-propos' (verso blank), 30ll. explanatory text (all but two printed recto only, one leaf preceding each plate). 30 fine uncoloured aquatint plates by and after Damame-Démartrais. (The 12th plate, a view of Notre- Dame, with a repaired tear in the outer margin). Contemporary blue/green straight-grained morocco-backed paper-covered boards, the flat spine divided into six compartments by double gilt fillets, lettered in the second compartment, old repairs to spine. A beautiful and rare large- scale work of views of Paris and its environs. According to Dulau's 1828 catalogue this work was originally sold in parts. They offered the present uncoloured issue at £20 (item 12456), whilst the issue with the plates printed in colours and finished by hand (item 12457) was on sale at £40. An idea of the book's current rarity can be garnered from the fact that OCLC list only a single copy: that in the Victoria & Albert Museum's "National Art Library" in London, and even the distinguished Bobins collection contains only a fragmentary work (with 5 plates in two states). Damame-Démartrais is now best known for his Collection complete des divers jardins et points de vue des maisons de plaisance imperiales de Russie.... [Paris, 1811]: a result of the nine years he spent living in Moscow and St.Petersburg between 1796 and 1805. Paris born, Damame- Démartrais was apparently taught by David but is now celebrated for his drawings and aquatints. The present work, dedicated to King Louis XVIII, was prompted by the artist's wish to record the new open vistas in Paris and its environs: each of the beautiful large-scale plates is accompanied by brief text which gives relevant details of the subject. The artist also notes in the 'avant-propos' that this work fills a gap, as there were no other comparable books of views of Paris and its environs. The majority of the plates are of places in Paris, but, as the title suggests, there are also a significant minority of the views of beautiful locations outside the city. Cf. Bobins The Exotic and the Beautiful II, 516; A Catalogue of the Library of the Athenæum (1845) p.85; A. Dulau & Co. Catalogue of Books in Foreign Languages , A. Dulau & Co. (1828) p.600; F. E. Joubert, père. Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes (1821) p.386; Le Blanc Manuel (1856) II, p.84.

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        A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus.

      London: John Murray, 1818.. The First Edition. In four volumes: Vol. I, xii+473 pp. with engraved folded map; Vol II, 490 pp. with a second engraved folded map; Vol. III, viii+411 pp.; and Vol. IV, vii+489 pp. Contemporary full dark-blue polished calf, five panelled spines with raised bands, highly gilt panels and gilt titles. Marbled foreedges. All four volumes have, on the front pastedown, a bookplate, with crest for Robert Quin Alexander, Acton House. This family owned Acton House in Co. Armagh, north of Newry.

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        John Bunyan The Pilgrim's Progress New Edition

      Mervin Hale, 1818. New. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. Bunyan, John. The Pilgrim's Progress From This World to That Which is to Come Delivered Under the Similitude of a Dream. In Two Parts A New Edition, Divided Into Chapters with the Life of the Author. To Which are Added, Explanatory and Practical Notes. Embellished with Elegant Engravings. Mervin Hale, 1818. Original Leather Binding! Toning with back couple of pages missing. 433 pages with additional index. Leather shows scuffing, especially at hinges and edges. Corners bumped. Good condition. SCARCE!

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        THE FEDERALIST, ON THE NEW CONSTITUTION; WRITTEN IN 1788, BY MR. HAMILTON, MR. JAY, AND MR. MADISON

      Philadelphia: Benjamin Warner, 1818.. 504pp. plus three portraits. Modern scarlet morocco, spine gilt with leather labels. Light foxing throughout text. Very good. Later edition, improved from the edition of the previous year by the addition of an appendix. One of the most important texts in United States political history. With portraits of the three famous authors. SABIN 23984.

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        Zeitschrift für psychische Aerzte. Herausgeber Friedrich Nasse. Band 1

      Leipzig, Cnobloch 1818. 21 cm. 4 Quartalshefte in 1 Band. (10), 621, (1) Seiten mit 6 gefalteten Kupfertafeln, Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - Hirsch / Hübotter IV, 325 - Hunter / MacAlpine 1015 - Kirchhoff I, 111 - Die "erste rein ärztlich geleitete psychiatrische Zeitschrift" (Kirchhoff). "Sie soll weder eine physiologische, noch eine bloß psychologische, sondern eine physio-psychologische Zeitschrift sein ... einer Zeitschrift, wie die hier beginnende, muß es aber gerade vorteilhaft sein, daß Psychologen und Ärzte in ihr abweichende und verschiedene Richtungen verfolgen" (Vorbericht des Herausgebers). Aus dem Inhalt: Nasse: Über die Benennung und die vorläufige Einteilung des psychischen Krenkseins; Sprengel, Kurt: Über Plato's Lehre von den Geisteszerrüttungen; Horn, Ernst: Beschreibung der in der Irrenanstalt des Königlichen Charité-Krankenhauses zu Berlin gebräuchlichen Drehmaschinen. Mit Abbildung; Cuvier: Beobachtung über die Verstandesfähigkeiten eines Orang-Utans; Nasse: Über die Abhängigkeit oder Unabhängigkeit des Irreseins von einem vorausgegangenen körperlichen Krankheitszustande. Stellenweise gebräunt, vereinzelt Bleistiftanstreichungen -

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        Rhapsodieen über die Anwendung der psychischen Kurmethode auf Geisteszerrüttungen. Dem Herrn Prediger Wagnitz zugeeignet. 2. Ausgabe

      Halle, Curt 1818. 22 cm. 500 Seiten und 1 Blatt Verlagsanzeigen, Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - Garrison / M. 4923 - Hirsch / Hübotter III, 756 - NDB 21, 333 - Alle genannten Bibliographien zitieren die Erstausgabe 1803. - Reil (1759 - 1813), einer der einflußreichsten Ärzte im frühen 19. Jahrhundert, kritisierte in seinem hauptsächlich theoretisch fromulierten Konzept einer "psychischen Behandlung" den bisher üblichen Umgang mit Geisteskranken (NDB). "The versatile Reil, physician and physiologist, was an early advocate of humane treatment for the insane" (Garrison-M). Stellenweise stockfleckig, Vorsätze gebräunt, auf Titel zeitgenössischer Stempel "Irrenanstalt" -

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        Sive -Pharmacopoea Gallica jussu Regis optimi et ex mandato summi rerum internarum regnii administri, editus a Factultate Medica Parisiensi anno 1818

      Paris,: Hacquart,, 1818.. [viii], ccxxii, 405, [i], 4 pp. 4to. (21 x 26 cm.). Later 19th century half calf (gilt lettering and decoration faded; top or spine slightly damaged; joints, in places rubbed, but a firm binding), marbled endpapers. With 1 engraved plate. First edition of the first national French pharmacopoeia and at the same time the" first national pharmacopolia of importance..."(LaWall p. 483). An official copy with the stamp of the Faculté de la Médecine and the signature of the dean of the Faculté. The last 4 pages and the plate are a trade catalogue of the Firm Aloque of Paris, suppliers of pots, vases, porcelaine etc. for the pharmaceutical and chemical industry.-- (pp 403-405 with a small tear in the inner marging, not affecting the text; pp. ccxix-ccxxii bound between p. 8-9). A very acceptable copy of this rare work.

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        A General Cheltenham Guide Upon an Entirely New Plan Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources and Embracing the Ancient and Modern History State and Description of that Celebrated Town and Its Environs with a Statement on the Virtues and Qualities

      Cheltenham: The Chronicle Office. VG : in very good condition. Minor wear to leather along spine. Lacking front endpaper. Minor marking to lower panels of frontis map. Occasional light foxing within. Aeg. 1818. Second Edition. Leather/gilt cover. 217pp :: Folding engraved frontis plate; folding map to front; engraved title page; 16 engraved plates including many trade cards to rear :: 180mm x 130mm (7" x 5") :: Enlarged and revised second edition. Published to coincide with the opening of the Cheltenham Spa: ''It is Expected that this Spa, will be opened to the public in the month of September in the present year (1818).' [p.99] .

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (12 volume set)

      London: Plummer and Brewis, 1818. Hardcover. Very Good. Complete 12 volume set. Octavo. Bound in contemporary calf leather. Gilt spines. Generally sound bindings and covers. Two hinges are starting. Minor shelf wear and rubbing to boards. Some minor chipping to extremities. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal toning. AEG.<br><br>Edwards Gibbons classic work details the gradual societal collapse of the Western Roman Empire. This decline was brought about by the disintegration of Roman politics, culture and military might. Please feel free to view our photographs on our website.<br><br>Collation: Vol. I. viii, 456 pp.; Vol. II. xi, 486 pp.; Vol. III. vii, 409 pp.; Vol. IV. vii, 438 pp.; Vol. V. vii, 427 pp.; Vol. VI. viii, 411 pp.; Vol. VII. viii, 423 pp.; Vol. VIII. viii, 375 pp.; Vol. IX. ix, 503 pp.; Vol. X. ix, 382 pp.; Vol. XI, x, 450 pp.; Vol XII. xi, 508 pp.

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