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        The Federalist, on the New Constitution

      Benjamin Warner 1818 - 1818. A New Edition. 504 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Inscriptions to front pastedown and endpaper. Insert to front pastedown. Front endpaper has been removed. Pages are foxed and tanned. Some internal hinge cracking, pages remain tight. fep is split along gutter but attached. Spine cracked along front and rear of boards, boards remain attached. Leather is rub worn and scuffed. Chips to corners and small amount of loss to spine ends. Spine faded and rub worn. Corners bumped. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recherches expérimentales sur les chaux de construction, les bétons et les mortiers ordinaires

      Paris, Goujon, 1818, in-4, [2]-XII-98 pp, 25 tabl, [4] pp, 3 pl, cartonnage moderne, dos lisse, pièce de titre rouge, 3 planches gravées offrant des schémas de machines et figurant des expériences sur la chaux et le mortier. Première édition sur grand papier du premier ouvrage de Louis Joseph Vicat, ingénieur en chef et directeur des Ponts et Chaussées et surtout inventeur du ciment artificiel. Sa réalisation du pont de Souillac en 1811 l'avait incité à étudier les propriétés de la chaux. Le présent ouvrage est le résultat de ces recherches sur le mortier, le béton et le ciment comme matériaux de construction et en particulier sur le bétonnage dans les fondations des ponts. Dans la première partie, Vicat analyse les diverses sortes de chaux, dans la seconde il traite du mortier hydraulique et dans la dernière du mortier ordinaire. Ce texte novateur reçut un rapport élogieux de l'Académie des Sciences signé par Prony, Gay-Lussac et Girard. Jointe à, l'ouvrage et reliée en tête : une lettre manuscrite de Octave Prost, de l'école polytechnique adressée à Monsieur d'Artois, capitaine de génie, datée du 12 juin 1818, à propos de l'ouvrage de M. Vicat et des recherches sur les chaux de construction et dans laquelle, il est précisé l'approbation complète de M. Gay-Lussac alors professeur de chimie à l'école Polytechnique (qu'Octave Prost avait consulté le matin même). Rares rousseurs

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        Chemaran giteleats' or e hamar o t teghekut'iwn harkawor gitut'eants', azatakan aruestits' i pets usumnaser mankants'

      Vans Srboyn Ghazaru 1818 - - Vans Srboyn Ghazaru, Venice (Venise) 1818, In 8 (11x19cm), (8) 380pp., relié. - Seconde édition, rare, de ce livre en arménien imprimé à Venise, illustrée d'une vignette de titre, d'un frontispice, d'une figure et de 4 planches dépliantes contenant de nombreuses figures. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos lisse orné de roulettes et de 4 fers. Tranches dorées. Sans la pièce de titre sont il ne reste que la trace. Trous de vers sur le dos et sur les premiers feuillets. L'ouvrage est une compilation de connaissances et découvertes dans tous les domaines du savoir, dédiée à la jeunesse. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Second edition, rare, this book in Armenian printed in Venice, illustrated with a vignette title, frontispiece, shape and 4 folding plates containing many figures.Pleine Sheepskin brown vintage. Smooth spine decorated wheels and 4 irons. Gilt edges. Without the part of title are leaving only the trace. Wormholes on the back and on the first pages. The book is a compilation of knowledge and discoveries in all fields of knowledge, dedicated to youth. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! (8) 380pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discorso pronunziata in occasione dell’appertura della nuova sala destinata per le pubbliche lezioni, nel real orto botanico di Napoli, il di 7 maggio 1818.

      Naples, tipografia del Giornale Enciclopedico, 1818. - 4to. 30pp. With lithograph folding plan by C.T. Muller. Original blue stippled wrappers. The present botanic garden at Naples was founded in 1810 at the instigation of Joseph Bonaparte. Michele Tenore (1780-1861) was its first director, and remained in his post at the university for some 50 years (1809-60). Naples had had a uniquely interesting tradition of private Orti botanici even before Renaissance times (Tenore in this address refers to those of Giovanni Pinelli, Imperato and Bocconi among others); the first official botanic garden was established there in 1682. The plan of the present 1810 garden shows a systematic layout with sections arranged according to both Jussieu’s natural system, and that of Linnaeus; there is a flower garden, beds for oriental plants and a school of botany. The outer perimeter is laid out entirely after the English style, with provision for future plantings. A finely produced volume with wide margins. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Monsieur Mirbel. Occasional slight toning at outer edge, faint waterstain at lower margin, otherwise a very good copy on thick paper with wide margins. Pritzel 9146. See also Stafleu & Cowan vol VI, pp2l2-2l8 for Tenore’s important contributions to botany. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Biografiska minnen af konung Carl XII:s krigare, samt andre embetsmän och personer, under denna konungs tid, fångne i Ryssland, flygtige i Turkiet, eller dödskjutne i fält. Med bilagor av B. A. Ennes. 1-2.

      - Stockholm, P. Sohm, 1818-19. 8:o. (24),+ 702; (22),+ 462,+ (14) s. Lagerfläckig med enstaka småfläckar. Uniforma samtida hfrbd med oxiderade guldornerade ryggar, gröna marmorerade snitt. Rääfs exlibris. Två volymer. Setterwall 4337. Ågren 691. Registret till första delen bundet i början av andra. Rääf återfinns i förteckningen på dem ? som behagat meddela Biographier och andra upplysningar om Konung Carl XII:s bortglömda Krigare.? Kapitlet ?Flyktige i Turkiet? i andra delen är delvis tidigare utgivet under titeln ?Svenskarne i Bender?.

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        Voyage à Saint-Pétersbourg, en 1799-1800, Fait avec l'ambassade des Chevalliers de l'ordre de St.-Jean de Jérusalem, allant offrir à l'Empereur Paul premier la grande Maîtrise de l'Ordre; Dans lequel on trouve: Des notes curieuses sur l'empereur Paul premier, le général Souwarow, les comtes Rostopchin, Pannis, Pahlen, Koutaisow, ... des particularités remarquables sur les Gouvernement russe, l'état du commerce ... Précédé d'un itinéraire statistique et historique de Fribourg ... a St. Petersbourg, en passant par Vienne... Cracovie, Brzesk, Riga, Mittau ... Berlin, Dresde.. pour servir à l'histoire des Événements de la fin du 18e siècle.

      

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        Le cadeau des grâces

      Paris, Marcilly, s.d. [circa 1818], in-32, (14), 36pp, 6 planches, puis (22)pp, cartonnage vert de l'époque (sous emboitage), Unique édition de cet ouvrage anonyme, précédé d'un calendrier de l'année 1818 et suivi par le "Souvenir des Dames" : une suite de pages blanches, les 12 premières étant illustrées de vues de Paris. Quelques piqûres

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        Letters from Illinois. Illustrated by a Map of the United States, Shewing Mr. Birkbeck's Journey from Norfolk to Illinois and A Map of English Prairie and the Adjacent Country, by John Melish.

      published by M. Carey and Son, Philadelphia 1818 - In-8 de 154 pp., 2 cartes dépliantes, cartonnage imprimé de l'éditeur. Première édition illustrée de deux cartes dépliantes. Très bon exemplaire de cet ouvrage donnant des informations économiques et sociales sur l'Illinois. Sabin, 5567. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vögel aus Asien, Africa, America & Neuholland in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen von Ihm und mehreren Naturkundigen. 15 Lieferungen

      Nürnberg, Lechner, 1818-1822. - in einem Band. 25 x 20 cm. Mit 76 altkolorierten Lithographien von C.W. Hahn und G.P. Buchner. OHLdr. mit Rückenschild. Nissen 403. - Carl Wilhelm Hahn (1786-1835) war ein deutscher Arachnologe, Entomologe und Ornithologe. - 1818 erschien die erste Lieferung seines Buches über exotische Vögel. Insgesamt erschienen bis 1835 19 Lieferungen mit je sechs Darstellungen. - Hier vorliegender Sammelband enthält 14 Lieferungen; bei den ersten fünf Lieferungen haben die Tafeln jeweils ein eigenes Textblatt mit Erläuterungen, ab der sechsten Lieferung gibt es jeweils am Anfang ein bzw. zwei Blatt mit Erläuterungen zu den Tafeln. - Lieferung acht ohne Tafel sechs; Lieferung zehn ohne Tafeln eins und vier; Lieferung 13 ohne Tafeln eins, fünf und sechs; Lieferung 14 ohne Tafeln eins und sechs. - Gut erhaltener Sammelband mit dekorativen Vogeldarstellungen in leuchtendem Altkolorit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Danmarks Krønike.

      Fordansket ved Nik. Fred. Sev. Grundtvig. 3 bd. Kbhvn.: Bekostet af Krønikens Danske og Norske Venner, trykt i det Schultziske Officin 1818-22. Rent og velholdt eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i 3 smukke conforme samtidige helskindsbind med farvede titel- og tomefelter og guldtryk på ryggene samt guldborter på permer. Rygge smukt repareret. Førsteudgaven af Grundtvigs fuldstændige oversættelse af Saxo, der blev udsendt af "Selskabet for de Nordiske Oldskrifters Udgivelse", hvis bestyrelse bestod af digteren Pram, juristen Treschow og Grundtvig selv. Bibl. Danica III, 10. Sibbernsen 159-65.

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        22 mémoires, mis en recueil par HENRI SUREAU DE SERNAMONT : mémoires et extraits

      , 1818-1860, in-8, pagination multiple, demi toile maroquinée bleu marine postérieure, dos lisse, Important recueil de rares extraits de travaux de minéralogie, cristallographie et pétrographie, rassemblés par Henri Hureau de Senarmont (1808-1862), qui fut à partir de 1854 l'éditeur des Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Ses travaux ont porté sur la conductibilité des cristaux, sur les rayons polarisés elliptiquement et sur la réflexion métallique. L'ouvrage ouvre sur une table manuscrite par lui-même ; en atteste la mention, en pied « cette table est de la main de Sernamont ». L'auteur de cette annotation est le chimiste et minéralogiste Charles FRIEDEL (1832 1899), qui a apposé sont ex-libris manuscrit en tête de ladite table. Recueil d'intérêt majeur et de belle provenance. Il comprend les pièces suivantes : - 4 pièces de René Just HAÜY (1743-1822), fondateur, avec Jean-Baptiste Romé de L'Isle, de la cristallographie géométrique, dont une avec ENVOI DE L'AUTEUR : Observations sur la mesure des angles des cristaux. Paris, Imprimerie de Madame Huzard, Août 1818, 34 pp, 1 planche dépliante représentant la mesure des angles des cristaux gravée par Rousseau. Extrait des Annales des Mines. Première édition. Poggendorff I-1039. Mémoire sur la pyroxène analogique. Paris, Imprimerie de Madame Huzard, Janvier 1820, in-8, 24 pp. ; 1 planche représentant le pyroxène analogique. Extrait des Annales des Mines. Première édition. Poggendorff I-1039. Sur la condrodite. Paris, Extrait des annales des Mines, 1820, in-8, 4 pp. Première édition. Avec une correction manuscrite de la main de l'auteur et un envoi manuscrit de l'auteur : "A Monsieur Cordier, Hommage de l'auteur". Louis Cordier (1777-1861) fut l'élève de Haüy qui lui vouait une sincère amitié et l'encourageait dans ses recherches. Il est le créateur de la Galerie de géologie du Museum et le fondateur de la minéralogie microscopique. Poggendorff I-1039. Mémoire sur la structure des cristaux de mercure sulfuré. Paris, Extrait des Annales de Chimie et Physique, Imprimerie de Feugueray, [1818], 11-[1] pp, 1pl. dépliante représentant les cristaux de mercure sulfuré. Première édition. Avec un envoi manuscrit de l'auteur :"A Monsieur Cordier, Hommage de l'estime et de l'attachement de l'auteur." Poggendorff I-1039. - 1 pièce d'Achile DELESSE (1817-1881), professeur à l'École des Mines, maître de conférences à l'École Normale supérieure, membre de la Société nationale d'Agriculture, président de la Société géologique de France et de la Commission centrale de la Société de géographie, et inspecteur général des Mines : Extraits de Minéralogie. Travaux de 1851. Paris, Extrait des Annales des mines, 5e série, tome III, in-8, 90 pp, 1 pl. dépliante en noir, gravée par Lemaitre. Ces extraits proviennent en grande partie du Jahresbericht de MM. Liebig et Kopp, qui est publié avec la collaboration de MM. Ettling et Dieffenbach pour la partie minéralogique. - 4 pièces de Henri de SERNAMONT : Extraits de Minéralogie. Travaux de 1852. Paris, Extrait des Annales des mines, tome IV, 1853, in-8, 13-[1] pp, 1pl. dépliante représentant notamment le plan de la concession d'Orignac. Extraits de Minéralogie. Travaux de 1855-1856. [Paris, Extrait des Annales des mines], c. 1857, in-8, 18pp. Extraits de Minéralogie. Travaux de 1856-1857. [Paris, Extrait des Annales des mines], c. 1858, in-8, 28 pp. Extraits de Minéralogie. Travaux de 1860. [Paris, Extrait des Annales des mines], Tome XIX,1861, in-8, 11-[1] pp. - 1 pièce de Quintino SELLA (1827-1884) : Quadro delle forme cristalline dell' argento rosso, del quarzo e del calcare. Torino, Tipografia paravia e compagnia, 1856, in-8, 74-[4] pp. Extrait du mémoire "Forme cristalline dell'Argento rosso" lu à l'Academia delle Scienze di Torino, le 10 février 1856. Première édition. Texte en italien. Poggendorff II-899. - 6 pièces de H. DAUBER : Dauber (mort en 1861) fut le premier à décrire l'uranopilite en 1854 ; il fut assistant au cabinet

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        \"Kloster Tegernsee\". Aussicht von einem Höhenweg bei der Klosterwachtstraße, im Vordergrund rastendes Bauernmädchen mit Hund.

       Kolorierte Lithographie von Philipp Joseph Kraus, dat. 1818, 28,5 x 36,5 cm. Winkler 440, 2; Dussler 2; Thieme-Becker Bd. XXI, S. 425 (mit Nennung des vorliegenden Blattes); Lentner 16606: \"Sehr seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie\". - Der Porträtminiatur- und Landschaftsmaler, Radierer und Lithograph Philipp Joseph Kraus wurde 1789 in Bamberg geboren. Er war Schüler der Bamberger Zeichenanstalt und ging als Porzellanmaler in die Manufaktur nach Gotha. Dann bildete er sich an der Akademie in München weiter und war ab 1818 Zeichenlehrer am kgl. Hollandeum in München. 1837 ging er wieder nach Bamberg wo er 1864 verstarb. - Mit schmalem Rand um die Darstellung. Fein diffenziertes Kolorit. Gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        \"Reichspraelatur Kaisersheim bey Donauwörth MCXXXIII\". Ansicht der Kirche von der Chorseite mit weiteren Gebäuden auf der rechten Seite und einer Mariensäule als Brunnen links.

       Lithographie mit gelber Tonplatte von Dom. Quaglio, 1818, 40,5 x 32,5 cm. Winkler 640, 44; Trost L51. - Reizvolle Inkunabel der Lithographie, vorne mit zwei Figurengruppen staffagiert; breitrandig, schöner Druck. - Von großer Seltenheit! Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Schwaben

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        \"Mädchen von Brannenburg\". Unter einem hölzernen Balkon, sitzen auf einer Bank, ein barfüssiges Mädchen mit Haube und ein älteres Mädchen mit Hut.

       Kreidelithographie von Lorenz Quaglio, dat. 1818, 26 x 21 cm. Maillinger I, 2984; Winkler 642, 39. - Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Breitrandiges, ausdruckvolles Blatt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern, Trachten

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        Historical Illustrations of the fourth canto of Childe Harold: containing dissertations on the ruins of Rome; and an essay on Italian literature. Second edition, revised and corrected.

      London: John Murray, 1818. London:: John Murray, 1818.. 8vo. viii, 576 pp. Original full double gilt-ruled vellum, gilt embellished spine, olive-brown morocco spine label, all edges gilt, red endleaves. Fine copy. With a glorious fore-edge painting on the painted edge by the Dover painter, of �King�s College Chapel Cambridge� and labeled in the artist�s ink hand. The artist is known to have worked in the 1920s and 1930s in London, thus it is interesting to note that there are two notations with dates: a dated inscription in the back E.H.W. 25/3/31 [March 25, 1931] $85. � with a cost code showing B/-/- over B/H/E. Surely an indication that this was painted by March 1931 and offered for sale by an American bookseller for $85. The label (shown) for the painting also has a code: 116/1/24 which looks like a date � if so then the date would be in the year 1924. This is very much within this artist�s time period of activity.

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        Instruction pour les gens de la campagne, sur la manière de préparer le lin et le chanvre sans rouissage.

      A Paris, De l'Imprimerie de Madame Huzard, 1818. - In-4 relié, plein maroquin rouge à grain long, dos lisse, pièce de titre verte, fleurons dorés, large frise historiée à l'antique encadrant les plats, tranches dorées, filet perlé sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, doublures et gardes de tabis bleu, (reliure de l'époque) ; [1] f. bl., [1] f., 44 pp., [1] f. bl., 6 planches dépliantes dessinés et gravées en taille douce par Leblanc in-fine, exemplaire sur papier vélin. Rare édition originale de cet ouvrage consacré à la description d'une machine destinée à la préparation du lin et du chanvre pour la filature. Qq. rares et pâles rousseurs sporadiques essentiellement marginales. Les planches sont fraîches, exemplaire en très belle condition, dans une élégante reliure sans doute réalisée par un relieur dijonnais (Mairet?), qui utilisait souvent ce type de décor à l'antique. Réf. bibliographiques : (Quérard, II, 200). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kaart van het kamp bij Zeist aanduidende de daar op bestaan hebbende kampementen.[Netherlands, ca. 1828]. Manuscript plan in ink (56.5 x 67.5 cm) on paper. With title in upper left corner and scale in ells, ca. 1:6000.

      Manuscript plan showing the location of the French encampment and that of the Dutch camps of 1818, 1822 and 1828, near Zeist. In 1804 General Marmont set up his military camp on the heatherfields near Zeist. Originally called Camp Utrecht, the site was renamed "Austerlitz" in memory of Napoleon's victory at the Battle of Austerlitz (1805). It was later used by the Dutch army.The map based on the original maps of the French camp of Fèvre de Montigny and updated with the location of the Dutch camps, was made as a test piece by the 17-year-old infantry cadet jonkheer Adriaan Snoeck (1811-1890), son of the Dutch fortification engineer Matthias Adriaan Snoeck. Slightly soiled near the edges. Good condition.

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        Sylvan, ein Jahrbuch für Forstmänner, Jagdmänner und Jagdfreunde auf das Jahr 1813. & Sylvan, ein Jahrbuch für Forstmänner, Jagdmänner und Jagdfreunde auf das Jahr 1814. & Sylvan, ein Jahrbuch für Forstmänner, Jagdmänner und Jagdfreunde auf das Jahr 1817

      - und 1818. 3 Jahrgänge in 1 Band. Marburg und Kassel, Johann Christian Krieger, 1812, 183 und 1816, Kl.-8°, mit 2 gestochenen Frontispizes und 15 altkolorierten Kupferstichtafeln (Igel, Hühnerhund, Haubentaucher, Stieleiche, Roseneiche, Alpanhase, Dachshund, Flamingo, Traubeneiche, Ledereiche, Hirsch, Schweißhund, Goldfasan, Säbelschnäbler, Seidenschwanz) und 1 doppelblattgroßen Ansicht "Kranichstein von der Südseite!, marmorierter Pappeinband der Zeit (berieben und bestoßen, teils stockfleckig)

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        Historical Illustrations of the fourth canto of Childe Harold: containing dissertations on the ruins of Rome; and an essay on Italian literature. Second edition, revised and corrected.

      London:: John Murray, 1818.. 8vo. viii, 576 pp. Original full double gilt-ruled vellum, gilt embellished spine, olive-brown morocco spine label, all edges gilt, red endleaves. Fine copy. With a glorious fore-edge painting on the painted edge by the Dover painter, of �King�s College Chapel Cambridge� and labeled in the artist�s ink hand. The artist is known to have worked in the 1920s and 1930s in London, thus it is interesting to note that there are two notations with dates: a dated inscription in the back E.H.W. 25/3/31 [March 25, 1931] $85. � with a cost code showing B/-/- over B/H/E. Surely an indication that this was painted by March 1931 and offered for sale by an American bookseller for $85. The label (shown) for the painting also has a code: 116/1/24 which looks like a date � if so then the date would be in the year 1924. This is very much within this artist�s time period of activity.

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        Recherches philosophiques sur les premiers objets des connoissances morales

      Adrien Le Clere 1818 - - Adrien Le Clere, Paris 1818, 12,5x20,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale parue dans les oeuvres complètes du vicomte Louis de Bonald. Reliures en pleine basane marbrée, dos lisses ornés de frises et de motifs typographiques dorés, pièces de titre de maroquin rouge, pièces de tomaison de maroquin vert olive, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, liserés dorés sur les coupes, tranches jaunes et marbrées, reliures de l'époque. Bel exemplaire exempt de rousseur et agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition published in the complete works of Viscount Louis de Bonald. Binders in full marbled tassel, smooth backs decorated with friezes and gilded typographic motifs, pieces of title of red morocco, olive green morocco pieces, golden wheels on the headdresses, guards and counterplates of paper to the vat, gilded edges on The cuts, yellow and marbled slices, bindings of the time. Beautiful copy free of freckles and pleasantly established. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, with the adjacent parts of the Continent, from Amsterdam to Paris and Brest, compiled from a variety of the most authentic materials.

      London, Samuel Leigh, 1818. Large, folded, coloured map (62.7 x 75.3 cm) of Great Britain and Ireland, and the continental coasts of the Channel and North Sea. In original reddish paper-covered boards, with printed label mounted.= Large folding hand-coloured engraved map, by Joseph Enouy, and engraved by S. I. Neele & G. Neele. The geographer and cartographer Joseph Enouy is also known for his maps of Ireland, Africa and the Middle East. This detailed map includes the United Kingdom and Ireland in their entirety, as well as the northern parts of Brittany, Normandy, northwestern France and the Netherlands (here, Belgium and the Netherlands still forming one country). Provenance: signature of "Le Comte Andre de Turenne". Not listed in the "British Museum Catalogue of Printed Maps, Charts and Plans". Some light rubbing to boards, otherwise fine; the map in pristine condition. Extremely rare. Not in the British Museum Catalogue of Printed Maps, Charts and Plans.

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        Memoirs of The Court of Queen Elizabeth Vol I (of 2) only

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1818. Hardcover. Collectible; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; ex-library reading copy; volume one only; 1818 second edition; boards are scuffed; binding is firm; front endpapers have notes in pen; very little foxing to pages; final pages (479-488) have short long-extinct bookworm hole which does not obscure any of the text. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        Lettres à M. L'Abbé de Pradt par un Indigène de L'Amérique du Sud

      Paris: chez Rodriquez, 1818. First edition, signed with author's monogram beneath printed statement of authenticity. [8], 223 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Later quarter blue calf and boards, uncut. Half-title browned, occasional foxing. Old library stamp from Buenos Aires on title page. First edition, signed with author's monogram beneath printed statement of authenticity. [8], 223 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Observations on South America from an enlightened scholar, with a critical comparison of the development of the North American colonies with those of the South. Written in response to M. de Pradt's work, entitled Des colonies, ou, De la révolution actuelle de l'Amerique.

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        The Revolt of Islam; a poem, in twelve cantos.

      London: for C. and J. Ollier; by B. McMillan,, 1818. Octavo (225 × 137 mm). Original boards, title label to spine (priced 10s 6d), untrimmed. Housed in a blue cloth folding case. No half-title called for; with fly-title quoting Chapman, and errata leaf. Very discreet repair to joints, extremities rubbed, some light marks and spots, hinges superficially cracked but holding fine, title page a little toned otherwise remarkably fresh within, front free endpaper with tiny section of loss to top fore-corner and small closed tear repaired at outer margin. An excellent copy. First edition thus, in lovely condition uncut in the boards. The Revolt of Islam is the expurgated reissue of Laon & Cythna (1817) with a new title and 26 cancelled leaves. In 1817 the Olliers agreed to publish Shelley's long poem, Laon and Cythna. Shelley's new father in law, William Godwin, recommended a master printer for the job, Buchanan Millan, who made minor alterations to the text without consulting the poet. Shelley wrote to the Olliers complaining about these liberties, whereupon the Olliers read the work for the first time and realised what they had agreed to publish. In the original version the titular lovers were brother and sister. London was alive with gossip about Shelley living with both Mary Godwin and her half-sister Claire Clairmont, and in contemporary usage, such a ménage was termed incest (St. Clair, The Godwins and the Shelleys, p. 432.) Shelley was forced to make alterations, removing any hint of incest, and gave it the new title The Revolt of Islam. The book is made up from original sheets of Laon and Cythna, with 26 cancelled leaves and a new title leaf. A few copies were issued with the title misdated 1817; this is the second issue as usual, with the correct date. Copies in boards are scarce (due in part to the predilection of late 19th-century collectors for lavish rebindings), and this is a lovely example, with the bookplates of two notable bibliophiles, Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919 - he was also a pre-Raphaelite painter), and Willis Vickery (1857-1932, an American Judge).

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        Greenland, the adjacent seas and the north-west passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's strait, during the summer of 1817.

      London; Baldwin, Craddock, and Joy 1818. 4to. vi + (2) + 293 pp. + (2) pp. ads. Illus. w. engrav. and maps. Contemp. boards, rebacked in green/gilt later [19th cent.] All leather rubbed, top of spine broken. Inner joints nicely repaired. Boards rubbed. Some foxing to text-block, otherwise very good on cream-col. paper. Armorial book-pl. [Hugh Monk] and personal inscr. [Margaret Jane Monk 1847] on end-papers.

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        Norges Konge-Krønike.

      Fordansket ved N.F.S. Grundtvig. 3 bd. Kbhvn.: Bekostet af Krønikens Danske og Norske Venner, trykt i det Schultziske Officin 1818-22. Rent og velholdt eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i 3 smukke conforme samtidige helskindsbind med farvede titel- og tomefelter og guldtryk på ryggene samt guldborter på permer. Førsteudgaven af Grundtvigs oversættelse af Snorre. Bibl. Danica III, 910. Johansen 336A.

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        The Laws of the Island of Antigua.vol. I[-III]

      London 1818 - [8], lxvii, 584; [4], xx, 636; [4], xxvii, 467pp. Library ink stamps and contemporary ownership inscription on titlepages. Light dampstaining, particularly to first leaves of second volume. Tape repair to p.301 in first volume. Twentieth century buckram, leather labels The laws of the island of Antigua from 1668 through 1817, also including the laws of the Leeward Islands from 1690 to 1798. Antigua, colonized by the British in the mid-17th century, served as a major sugar producer and hub for shipping in the West Indies. The laws include those governing titles to lands, numerous regulations on slaves, and duties on sugar and molasses produced on the island. The American Revolutionary War caused a significant disruption in the sugar trade, and British sentiment against slavery further served to shift the economy of the island in the late-18th century. These laws were originally issued as a two volume set in 1805, though the third volume followed in 1818 and is noted as Volume III on the titlepage, covering the period 1805-18. An important set of laws governing a major British sugar colony in the West Indies. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kaart van het kamp bij Zeist aanduidende de daar op bestaan hebbende kampementen.[Netherlands, ca. 1828]. Manuscript plan in ink (56.5 x 67.5 cm) on paper. With title in upper left corner and scale in ells, ca. 1:6000.

      Manuscript plan showing the location of the French encampment and that of the Dutch camps of 1818, 1822 and 1828, near Zeist. In 1804 General Marmont set up his military camp on the heatherfields near Zeist. Originally called Camp Utrecht, the site was renamed "Austerlitz" in memory of Napoleon's victory at the Battle of Austerlitz (1805). It was later used by the Dutch army.The map based on the original maps of the French camp of Fèvre de Montigny and updated with the location of the Dutch camps, was made as a test piece by the 17-year-old infantry cadet jonkheer Adriaan Snoeck (1811-1890), son of the Dutch fortification engineer Matthias Adriaan Snoeck. Slightly soiled near the edges. Good condition.

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        AGATHARIED/bei Miesbach. Blick von der Dorfstraße über einen (verdeckten) Bach auf prächtiges Bauernhaus mit Nebengebäuden, links auf einem Hügel die Kirche; im Vordergrund Jäger, Kind und Frau mit geschultertem Rechen sowie eine weitere Frau die zwei Kühe über die Brücke ins Dorf treibt.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl F. Heinzmann, 1818, 38,5 x 47,5 cm. Winkler 315, 1; Lentner 6033. - Mit breitem Rand und in tadelloser Erhaltung. - Schöner, kräftiger Druck (mit der vollen Tonplatte) dieses raren Inkunabelblattes.

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        SCHLIERSEE. "Bey Westerhofen am Schliersee". Blick von einem Weg auf den See, Ort mit spitzem Kirchturm und weite, langsam ansteigende Bergkulisse.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann bei Zeller, München, 1818, 40 x 47,5 cm. Dreyer 35; Winkler 315,2; Lentner 10404: "Schönes frühes Blatt von bekannter Seltenheit". - Inkunabel der Lithographie im ersten Zustand, nur minimal gebräunt. - Sehr dekorative Landschaftsdarstellung von Heinzmann, einem Schüler von Wilhelm von Kobell (vgl. Thieme- Becker XVI, S. 315/6).

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        Norges Konge-Krønike.

      1818 1818 - Fordansket ved N.F.S. Grundtvig. 3 bd. Kbhvn.: Bekostet af Krønikens Danske og Norske Venner, trykt i det Schultziske Officin 1818-22. Rent og velholdt eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i 3 smukke conforme samtidige helskindsbind med farvede titel- og tomefelter og guldtryk på ryggene samt guldborter på permer. * Førsteudgaven af Grundtvigs oversættelse af Snorre. Bibl. Danica III, 910. Johansen 336A.

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        Histoire des orangers. Ouvrage orné de figures peintes d'après nature; dédié à son Altesse Royale Madame la Duchesse de Berri. Livraison 2-4, 6-14

      Paris, Mme hérisant Le Doux, 1818-1819. Folio (36.5 x 27.0 cm). 82 (of 109) Colour-printed plates, finished by hand and 172 (of 280) pages with plate descriptions. Original printed wrappers.= The most beautifully illustrated work on citrus fruits ever, written by the French pharmacist, botanist, malacologist and geologist Joseph Antoine Risso (1777-1845) in cooperation with the French illustrator Pierre Antoine Poiteau (1766-1854). "It contains exquisite drawings of every variety of orange, lemon and grapefruit, and their congeners... A beautiful and inspiring work" (Sitwell). Complete copies are rare, coloured copies, such as in this set, utterly rare and expensive. This is a very large part in original wrappers. Present are the livraisons 1-12 (pp. 1-104, 109-172; plates 1-72). Lacking are the livraisons 13-19, and two text sheets (pp. 105-108). The livraisons are numbered by hand, and this appears to be partly faulty. The contents differ widely from the listing - "by inference" - in Stafleu & Cowan. The original wrappers are usually discarded in bound copies and now very rare. Plate 15 number corrected in pencil. Wrappers chipped and frayed at edges and at spine fold, a few split along the fold, or with larger tears. All unmarked. The text and plates with minimal fraying at the outer edges, a few plates somewhat toned, one text section and a few plates with a weak, circular dampstain in the outer margin, otherwise very good, clean. Nissen, BBI 1640; Sitwell-Blunt, 73; Stafleu & Cowan, 9248.

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        Traités d'Hippocrate du régime dans les maladies aigues; des avis, des eaux et des dieux.

      Paris, Eberhart, 1818. ____ Belle édition en grec et en latin. Traduction par François-Christophe de Mercy sur le texte grec "d'après la collation des manuscrits de la Bibliothéque du Roi ; avec une dissertation sur les manuscrits; les variantes, et des observations analytiques sur la doctrine d'Hippocrate; un mémoire sur la naissance des sectes dans les divers âges de la médecine." Illustré par une carte géographique de la Gréce dépliante et le portrait d'Hippocrate en frontispice. Très bel exemplaire dans une fort belle reliure de l'époque. *-------*. In-12. Collation : VIII, 581 pp., 1 carte Maroquin à long grain rouge, dentelle d'encadrement sur les plats, dos lisse orné de motifs dorés, tranches dorées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Tableau encyclopédique et methodique des trois regnes de la nature. Insectes.

      Paris, Agasse, 1818. Folio (28.5 x 21.4 cm). 165 engraved plates (numbered 1-165). Contemporary full tree calf. Boards with gilt-ruled borders, spine with rich Louis XVI-style gilt-ornamented red and green morocco labels. Marbled endpapers.= This is the "insectes" atlas of the "Tableau encyclopédique et methodique des trois regnes de la nature", a subdivision of the famous Encyclopédie méthodique: "Although its several volumes can be considered a part of the greater Encyclopédie méthodique, they were titled and issued separately" (Wikipedia). The great French zoologist and entomologist Pierre André Latreille (1762-1833) wrote the insect part. It was published as "Crustacés, arachnides et insectes", but this is the plate section on true insects only; thus without crustaceans and spiders. Latreille and Olivier wrote more parts of the Encyclopédie méthodique on the insects; the total entomological section of the Encyclopédie consists of no less than five large text volumes and nearly 400 plates. Published over a long period, complete sets are very rare and even individual parts such as this one are hard to get. The finely engraved plates, numbered 1-165, show mainly butterflies (plates 2-93) and beetles (plates 135-165), but also Odonata, Orthoptera, Hymenoptera, etc., etc. Provenance: The Cyrillic armorial bookplate with Latin motto "Deus conservat omnia" of Count Sergiy Dmitrievich Sheremetev (1844-1918), author of a series of works on the history of Russia in the 16th and 17th centuries. The second, matching bookplate is a label from the library named after Nicolai Petrovich, Count Sheremetev (1751-1809). Spine rebacked, without title; otherwise a very good, clean copy. Bonnet, p. 438; Horn-Schenking, 12841 (totally uninformative); Nissen ZBI, 4621.

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        Northanger Abbey/Persuasion

      London: John Murray, 1818. Both novels bound in two volumes, published in 1818 by John Murray. Previous owner's names to both volumes. Both volumes in very good condition. Edges rubbed. Bound in half leather with raised bands and gilt lettering to the spine with marbled boards. Could be rebound into four separate volumes if required. Both novels represent Austen's first and last novels. Both set in Bath, but with disparate storylines. A very rare pair of novels.

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        Historical Illustrations of the fourth canto of Childe Harold: containing dissertations on the ruins of Rome; and an essay on Italian literature. Second edition, revised and corrected.

      London:: John Murray, 1818.. 8vo. viii, 576 pp. Original full double gilt-ruled vellum, gilt embellished spine, olive-brown morocco spine label, all edges gilt, red endleaves. Fine copy. With a glorious fore-edge painting on the painted edge by the Dover painter, of “King's College Chapel Cambridge” and labeled in the artist's ink hand. The artist is known to have worked in the 1920s and 1930s in London, thus it is interesting to note that there is a dated inscription in the back E.H.W. 25/3/31 [March 25, 1931] $85. – with a cost code showing B/-/- over B/H/E. Surely an indication that this was painted by March 1931 and offered for sale by an American bookseller for $85.

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        Historical Illustrations of the Fourth Canto of Childe Harold: containing dissertations on the ruins of Rome; and an essay on Italian Literature. Second edition, revised and corrected.

      John Murray, 1818., London: - 8vo. viii, 576 pp. "3 plates" Original green straight grain morocco, gilt rules, gilt-stamped raised bands, rouge endleaves. Bookplates of John Bolton and Marjorie & Martin Mitau. Very good. With a fore-edge painting under the gold entitled: "Fore Edge, Castle & Bridge of St. Angelo, Tomb of Hadrian." The old Castle at St. Angelo is referenced on p.300: "This imitation of Egyptian deformity must not be supposed to apply to the mausoleum of Hadrian, but to the monstrous divinities, and the fabrics of the Tiburtine villa. The Mole was constructed, it is thought, on the plan, nearly, of the Mausoleum of Augustus or Cecilia Metella." [Aikin]. A classic scene often depicted on fore-edge paintings. Provenance: Martin Mitau (1900–1973) and Marjorie (née Fleishhacker) Mitau (1906–1983) were both San Franciscans and lived in the Bay Area all their lives. He was a member of Roxburghe Club of San Francisco and the Book Club of California, and their collection was strong in California fine printing. – Kelmscott Chaucer census. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (Volume XVI, 1818, virtually complete)

      Vol. XVI, no. 737, January 3, 1818 - vol. XVI, no. 788, December 26, 1818 (omitting no. 750). 51 issues, bound in one volume, folio, contemporary half calf over marbled boards; includes Government and General Orders, 2nd April 1818, reporting the death of Princess Charlotte; no. 785 with supplement; a few issues with subscriber's name of Byrne or Andrew; second sheet of no. 743 with loss at fore-edge; no. 788 heavily tanned and with mild damp stains (text fully legible); an expected amount of tanning and mild foxing throughout; otherwise generally clean and well preserved. A rare, virtually complete run of issues for the year 1818. The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser was Australia's first newspaper. The first edition was printed by George Howe (1769-1821) and was issued on March 5, 1803. The Gazette remained the Colony's only newspaper until 1824, when W.C. Wentworth's The Australian was established.

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        Narrative of My Captivity in Japan, During the Years 1811, 1812, & 1813. With Observations on the Country and the People.

      Henry Colburn, 1818., London - .to which is added an Account of Yoyages to the Coasts of Japan, and negotiations with the Japanese, with the release of the Author and his companions by Captain Rikord. Two Volumes, 8vo (230 x 150 mm.] FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. 302pp. 348 [4] pp. [one page closed tear]. Rare Uncut Copy in the Original blue boards [paper spines missing] In 1811, Golovnin, a Russian naval Lieutenant, landed on Kunashiri Island, where he was arrested by the Bakufu and imprisoned for 2 years. His release was eventually negotiated by Captain Rikord, who sailed to Japan on the Russian sloop-of-war Diana, taking on board a number of Japanese seamen shipwrecked off the coast of Kamchatka and capturing the captain and several crew from a large junk along the way. Golovnin's narrative describes his years in captivity, as well as early observations of life in Japan., Golovnin described and mapped the Kuril Islands from the Strait of Hope to the eastern shores of Iturup Island Excellent uncut copy, requiring reback. Cordier Japonica 465. (2)

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        The Trial of Andrew M'Kinley, before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, on the 18th Day of July 1817, for Administering Unlawful Oaths

      Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. [etc.], 1818. Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, the title and last leaf dusty, else a good copy; 70 pages Only report of the trial which Lord Cockburn called "extraordinary . . . one of the most striking I ever witnessed in a court of justice", in which the first crown witness admitted having been promised a reward by the prosecution for his testimony

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        Histoire des orangers. Ouvrage orné de figures peintes d'après nature; dédié à son Altesse Royale Madame la Duchesse de Berri. Livraison 2-4, 6-14

      - Paris, Mme hérisant Le Doux, 1818-1819. Folio (36.5 x 27.0 cm). 82 (of 109) Colour-printed plates, finished by hand and 172 (of 280) pages with plate descriptions. Original printed wrappers.= The most beautifully illustrated work on citrus fruits ever, written by the French pharmacist, botanist, malacologist and geologist Joseph Antoine Risso (1777-1845) in cooperation with the French illustrator Pierre Antoine Poiteau (1766-1854). "It contains exquisite drawings of every variety of orange, lemon and grapefruit, and their congeners. A beautiful and inspiring work" (Sitwell). Complete copies are rare, coloured copies, such as in this set, utterly rare and expensive. This is a very large part in original wrappers. Present are the livraisons 1-12 (pp. 1-104, 109-172; plates 1-72). Lacking are the livraisons 13-19, and two text sheets (pp. 105-108). The livraisons are numbered by hand, and this appears to be partly faulty. The contents differ widely from the listing - "by inference" - in Stafleu & Cowan. The original wrappers are usually discarded in bound copies and now very rare. Plate 15 number corrected in pencil. Wrappers chipped and frayed at edges and at spine fold, a few split along the fold, or with larger tears. All unmarked. The text and plates with minimal fraying at the outer edges, a few plates somewhat toned, one text section and a few plates with a weak, circular dampstain in the outer margin, otherwise very good, clean. Nissen, BBI 1640; Sitwell-Blunt, 73; Stafleu & Cowan, 9248. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Monde Maritime ou Tablèau géographique et historique de l'Archipel d'Orient, de la Polynésie, et del' Australie. Contenant la description de toutes les îles du Grand-Océan et du continent de la Nouvelle-Hollande ; l'histoire des peuples qui les habitent ; l'exposition de leurs croyances, de leurs gouvernements, de leur agriculture, de leurs arts, de leur industrie, de leur commerce ; la peinture de leurs caractères, de leurs usages, de leurs moeurs, de leurs costumes. Avec des vocabulaires comparés de leurs différents dialectes. Par Mr. W......R.

      Paris, chez Nepveu, Libraire, 1818. Cuatro volúmenes en en 12vo. (13 x 8 cms); XLIV pp., 170 pp. mas 2 hojas, 251 pp. mas 2 hojas, 214 pp. mas 2hojas, 234 pp. Com 38 bellísimas láminas coloreadas de época, siete de ellas plegadas, incluído un mapa. Las láminas muestran trajes, vistas de poblaciones, instrumentos musicales, etc. Cintas de lectura en cada volúmen. Ejemplar limpio y con las láminas en excelente estado. Encuadernación de época, en piel habana, con ruedas doradas en planos y contraplanos, lomera ornada, tejuelos y cortes dorados.

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        Original pen and ink sketch, captioned "L'Intérieur d'un ménage, à Coupang" and dated at the top "Timor 1818"

      during the expedition of the Uranie, Timor 1818 - Fine pen and ink sketch, the image 198 x 265 mm., on laid paper; pencil note "Mr. Arago" in Freycinet's later hand at bottom left; framed. Fine sketch of a scene in Timor, drawn by Jacques Arago during the visit of the Freycinet expedition in late 1818. Arago's observations on Timor were acute, and he is known to have toured and made sketches in both the wealthy Chinese and Malay quarters (commenting that the latter "consists of hovels"). A series of his Timor scenes were later included in the official Freycinet voyage account, but this scene was not made into an engraving and is in fact otherwise unrecorded.Jacques Etienne Arago (1790-1855) was the official artist on Freycinet's voyage, and is known for the witty and caustic account he later wrote as much as for his fine sketches. Arago was the third of four brothers who excelled in diverse professions, the most notable being his eldest brother François, a scientist and politician. Arago's undoubted artistic ability attracted the attention of the naval authorities who chose him for the demanding role of draughtsman for the Freycinet expedition. By all accounts a charming, gregarious and eccentric man, these attributes stood him in good stead during the voyage, and are reflected in the sketches he made.As with many other Arago drawings relating to the voyage, this was evidently given to Freycinet, as it is his handwriting that signs the picture "Mr. Arago" at bottom left. Freycinet is known to have retained a large number of voyage images by both Arago and his colleague Pellion, which would have been surrendered to him as both commander and official chronicler of the voyage. It is interesting to note that Arago's famous scene of Rose going ashore at Timor, sold by us in our Baudin & Flinders catalogue (2010, no. 69), has almost identical borders and annotations, as did his sketch of a man of Timor (no. 81). Provenance: Originally owned by Louis de Freycinet, commander of the Uranie. Well preserved in an attractive frame.

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        Lettres à M. L'Abbé de Pradt par un Indigène de L'Amérique du Sud

      Paris: chez Rodriquez, 1818. First edition, signed with author's monogram beneath printed statement of authenticity. [8], 223 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Later quarter blue calf and boards, uncut. Half-title browned, occasional foxing. Old library stamp from Buenos Aires on title page. First edition, signed with author's monogram beneath printed statement of authenticity. [8], 223 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Observations on South America from an enlightened scholar, with a critical comparison of the development of the North American colonies with those of the South. Written in response to M. de Pradt's work, entitled Des colonies, ou, De la révolution actuelle de l'Amerique.

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        Tableau encyclopédique et methodique des trois regnes de la nature. Insectes.

      - Paris, Agasse, 1818. Folio (28.5 x 21.4 cm). 165 engraved plates (numbered 1-165). Contemporary full tree calf. Boards with gilt-ruled borders, spine with rich Louis XVI-style gilt-ornamented red and green morocco labels. Marbled endpapers.= This is the "insectes" atlas of the "Tableau encyclopédique et methodique des trois regnes de la nature", a subdivision of the famous Encyclopédie méthodique: "Although its several volumes can be considered a part of the greater Encyclopédie méthodique, they were titled and issued separately" (Wikipedia). The great French zoologist and entomologist Pierre André Latreille (1762-1833) wrote the insect part. It was published as "Crustacés, arachnides et insectes", but this is the plate section on true insects only; thus without crustaceans and spiders. Latreille and Olivier wrote more parts of the Encyclopédie méthodique on the insects; the total entomological section of the Encyclopédie consists of no less than five large text volumes and nearly 400 plates. Published over a long period, complete sets are very rare and even individual parts such as this one are hard to get. The finely engraved plates, numbered 1-165, show mainly butterflies (plates 2-93) and beetles (plates 135-165), but also Odonata, Orthoptera, Hymenoptera, etc., etc. Provenance: The Cyrillic armorial bookplate with Latin motto "Deus conservat omnia" of Count Sergiy Dmitrievich Sheremetev (1844-1918), author of a series of works on the history of Russia in the 16th and 17th centuries. The second, matching bookplate is a label from the library named after Nicolai Petrovich, Count Sheremetev (1751-1809). Spine rebacked, without title; otherwise a very good, clean copy. Bonnet, p. 438; Horn-Schenking, 12841 (totally uninformative); Nissen ZBI, 4621. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARGUMENT IN THE DARTMOUTH COLLEGE CASE, BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES ON MARCH 10, 1818] "THE GENERAL QUESTION IS, WHETHER THE ACTS OF THE 27TH OF JUNE, AND OF THE 18TH AND 26TH OF DECEMBER, 1816, ARE VALID AND BINDING ON THE RIGHTS OF THE PLAINTIFFS, WITHOUT THEIR ACCEPTANCE OR ASSENT."

      [np: 1818 - 43, [1 blank] pp. Stitched. Lightly dusted and spotted, Very Good. Housed in a folding cloth box with printed paper label. This scarce printing of Daniel Webster's argument, in one of America's most significant and influential constitutional cases, was issued without imprint. Conflict between President Wheelock and its Federalist Trustees had torn Dartmouth College apart. The Trustees removed Wheelock and appointed a replacement. "Inevitably the issue between the president and the trustees entered into the state's fiercely partisan politics" [Peterson, The Great Triumvirate 88-92]. Thus in 1816 New Hampshire's Republican legislature, which viewed the college as "the citadel of a haughty aristocracy," abolished Dartmouth's 1769 Charter and turned it into a State University. Litigation resulted: the New Hampshire Superior Court ruled against Dartmouth, and Dartmouth appealed to the Supreme Court. Webster's argument demonstrated that the State's revocation of Dartmouth's Charter unconstitutionally impaired the obligations of Dartmouth's contract. The case "established Webster's eminence before the court" [Id.] Webster asserted that the case "affects not this college only, but every college, and all the literary institutions of this country. They have flourished, hitherto, and have become in a high degree respectable and useful to the community. They have all a common principle of existence, the inviolability of their charters. It will be a dangerous, a most dangerous experiment, to hold these institutions subject to the rise and fall of popular parties, and the fluctuations of political opinions."II Harv. Law Rev. 1058. AI 46739 [2]. OCLC locates six copies under two accession numbers [as of July 2016]. Not in Marke, Cohen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tratado de las monedas labradas en el principado de Cataluña con instrumentos justificativos - Tomo I

      D. Antonio Brusi. 1818 - Imprenta de D. Antonio Brusi Impresor de Cámara de S. M., Barcelona, 1818. Old full leather. Estado de conservación: Good copy. NUMISMATICA ESPAÑOLA ILUSTRADA – dos volumenes encuadernados en un tomo; folio menor; encuadernación original en plena pasta española; 7 grabados plegados. Uno de los pocos tratados sobre numismática histórica española, más específicamente Catalana, magníficamente impreso, con la reproducción de todas las monedas y sus leyendas; una de las láminas representa la generalogía de los Condes de Barcelona. "Illustrated Spanish numismatics". 2 vols. bound in 1; small folio; original binding in full Spanish calf; 7 folding plates. One of the few treatises on Spanish historical numismatics, specifically Catalan; magnificently printed, with reproductions of all of the coins and their legends; one of the plates presents the genealogy of the Counts of Barcelona. varias pp páginas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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