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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Dresden, 3. III. 1818.

      1818. 2 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Hier, mein theurer Freund, kommt die, vor einigen Tagen angekündigte Sendung, die sich hoffentlich selbst ausspricht [...] Über die Abschrift meines Nachtlagers disponieren Sie nach Gutdünken; was sie recht und billig finden, werde ich jederzeit gut heißen. Auf die Abendzeitung habe ich, obschon als Herausgeber mit genannt, äußerst geringen Einfluß [...] Die Correspondenz-Nachrichten sind durchaus Winklers Sache [...]". - Seit 1814 gehörte Kind der literarischen Vereinigung "Dichter-Thee" an, aus der der "Dresdner Liederkreis" hervorging, gab 1816 seine Anwaltskanzlei auf und entwickelte als führender Vertreter der "Dresdner Pseudoromantik" eine umfassende literarische Tätigkeit.

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        Manuscript - Court Martial Document - Trial and Sentencing of Private Thomas Smith for Deserting His Regiment - Escaping Imprisonment - Sent to Australia Penal Colony

      Trinidad, 1818. Port of Spain, Trinidad, 3-8 September 1818. Manuscript Court Martial proceedings which took place at the Orange Grove Barracks, for the trial and sentencing of Private Thomas Smith for deserting his regiment, and, after being apprehended, escaping imprisonment. Folio. 7 pages of text on two double leafs, laid watermarked paper made by Molineux Johnston in 1813, measuring approximately 32 x 20 cm. Signed in the original by three significant parties involved in the trial, including Governor of Barbados, Lord Combermere. Some splitting at folds, otherwise in very good condition, a rare and fascinating primary source account of an Australian penal colony convict. Private Thomas Smith, alias John Jackson (1791-1866), was a convict assigned to Captain Thomas H. Baylis's Company of the Royal York Rangers in 1816. [The Royal York Rangers was formed in 1807 from condemned men, mostly British and Irish prisoners desperate to escape hanging, and also with drafts from the Royal African Corps. Despite this eclectic grouping, it was an extremely effective regiment.] At the risk of receiving lashes and extended sentencing, Smith dared to abandon his imposed commitment of penance and army duty, and fleed the regiment. According to this court document, dated 3 September 1818, he was captured near Arima, Trinidad, in July, having been quartered at Saint Joseph with the regiment, until his desertion. He was tried in Trinidad. The hearing addressed three charges against him, first for desertion from the regiment, also for the crime of leaving with 'Regimental Necessaries', and, after being apprehended, for subsequently escaping from prison captivity. He was found 'Guilty' on all three counts and sentenced as "Felon for Life" to be transported to an un unnamed location. The jury consisted of 14 men of various military regiments. The document further reveals that he had joined the regiment in England in on 14 December 1816. As mentioned in the introduction to the proceeding, the warrant for Smith's arrest and conviction, was issued by the Governor of Barbados himself Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere GCB GCH KSI PC (1773-1865), who held the post from 1817 to 1820. Governor Combermere also signed the document in his hand. The present document appears to be the earliest record of this felon. Following this hearing and conviction, he must have been successfully held until he was transported to a penal colony in Australia one year later. Docketing inscriptions to verso of the second leaf indicate that these papers were sent to the Commander In Chief on 27 January 1819. [According to historical naval records and colonial secretary's correspondence, Smith would arrive at Sydney, then a penal colony, on the ship 'Malabar' along with 169 other exiles on 30 October 1819 and from there was sent to Emu Plains. Commanded by Captain William Ascough, the ship safely delivered 170 male prisoners, 32 soldiers including the guard, 9 women and 6 children. The prisoners were landed in good health and with their rations on 5 November. They were immediately distributed to Parramatta, Windsor, Liverpool and Emu Plains. In the years to follow, Smith was charged with theft and disorderly conduct, worked as part of an iron gang from which he also escaped on several occasions, was sent to Port Macquarie to work for the government, then to Norfolk Island, was transferred to Cockatoo Island, and died in 1857 at age 66 after living an active life as a felon and convict.] Smith must have embarked on the Malabar in Trinidad, as he was already stationed on the island as early as July 1818 after deserting his convict regiment. Though detailed information is limited, and ship registers are scant, Smith evidently left England sometime between 14 December 1816 when he joined the Royal York Rangers and early 1818 when he was posted in Trinidad. Three notable individuals involved in this case have signed the last page of this document in the original: The Governor of Barbados from 1817 to 1820, Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere GCB GCH KSI PC (1773-1865), a British diplomat, politician, and Army officer who commanded a cavalry brigade in Sir Arthur Wellesley's Army before being given overall command of the cavalry in the latter stages of the Peninsular War. Lieutenant Colonel William Smelt, from the 103d Foot, who was the President for this trial. [Possible descendant of Leonard Smelt of Kirkby Fleetham, Yorkshire, who was the Receiver General of casual revenue, Barbados, from 1745 until his death in 1755.] Lieutenant and Adjutant William Firebrace, whose role was Deputy Judge Advocate in this trial. [He obtained the rank of Major in 1836, retired in 1841, and died on the Isle of Wight in 1856] Following are som excerpts from the document: "Proceedings of a General Court Martial held by Virtue of a Warrant bearing date Head Quarters Barbados 30th July 1818, from his Excellency the Right Honorable Lord Combermere G.C.B. [Governor General Barbados], Commander of His Majesty's Forces in the Windward and Leeward Islands - " "Trinidad, Orange Grove Barracks, 3rd September 1818." "Prisoner Private Thomas Smith alias John Jackson... was called into Court... was then asked if he had any objection to the President or any Members... he had not... the charges preferred against him as follows..." "For deserting from his Regiment on or about the 12th July last, and not returning until apprehended and brought back a Prisoner by a Party of Indians or Spaniards on or about the 14th July following." "For having when he Deserted taken with him all his Regimental Necessaries." "For making his Escape when a Prisoner, and again Deserting on or about the 15th July following, and not returning until apprehended by a Party of the Regiment on or about the 28th August following." "To which the Prisoner pleaded Not Guilty..." "The Court... proceeded to examine the Evidences...." "... on the Morning of 12th July [1818], two of the Prisoner's Messmates informed him [Captain Thomas Bayliss] that the Prisoner had deserted..." "Manuel Pena an Indian resident in the Island being solemnly sworn thro' an Interpreter... answers the following questions... Where did you apprehend him? In the Cocoa Market of Mr. Strickland's Plantation near Arima" How far is this from Port of Spain? About six hours walk. "Serjeant Andrew Honan... deposes as follows... Do you know if he had any Necessaries? I know he had, as I have seen them Inspected." "George Lemon a Discharged Soldier from the Royal York Rangers being called into court... Was the Prisoner under your charge as a Prisoner? He was.... At 1/2 past 7 Oclock in the evening I locked up the Prisoner as well as the rest... but at 5 Oclock next morning when I went to the place where the Prisoners were confined, I found that the Prisoner had effected his escape by digging under the door of his cell and had by that means got out." "Private Michael Dunn... Were you on the Gaol Guard on the 15th July last? I was." "Private Anthony Jones... Were you one of a Party who apprehended the Prisoner on or about the 28th August last? I was... I found him in a Liquor store in the Town..." "Serjeant William Godman... Did you ever see the Prisoner previous to this... from England with the last Draft of Recruits? I did... He [Thomas Smith] joined the Regiment with me on 14th December 1816..." "The Prisoner declines making any defences and throws himself on the mercy of the Court." "The Court having thus found the Prisoner Guilty of the whole of the Charges exhibited against him... Prisoner Private Thomas Smith alias John Jackson... Royal York Rangers, to be Transported as a Felon for Life" Signed "Wm Smelt, Lt. Colonel R. York Rangers, President" Signed "Approved. Combermere SC., Commr. of the Forces." Signed "Will. Firebrace,... 8 September 1818" End Excerpts. . Very Good.

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        Versuch einer Geschichte Leipzig`s von seinem Enstehen bis auf die heutigen Tage

      Buchhandlung Voß Leipzig Erscheinungsjahr 1818 - Format 8° X S. + 518 S., roter Schnitt ,Originalhalbleder mit rotem Rückenschild und etwas verblaßten Golddruck , gering bestoßen, fester Buchblock, gutes Exemplar

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        Beschreibung und Abbildung mehrerer Dampf-Apparate zur Benützung der Wasserdämpfe zum Kochen und Heizen in verschiedenen öffentlichen Anstalten, in der Haus- und Landwirtschaft, in Fabriken, Manufakturen, Gewerben, etc.

      - Augsburg, Leipzig, Nikolaus Doll, P. B. Kummer, 1818 In-8, cartonnage moucheté à la Bradel, pièce de titre de veau rouge (rel. Devauchelle), xx, 140 p., 4 planches dépliantes gravées sur cuivre (gefalteten Kupfertafeln). Edition originale et unique de ce traité pionnier en matière d’utilisation de la vapeur pour le chauffage et l'énergie à usage domestique, professionnel et industriel, médical, agricole, etc. Les 4 grandes planches dépliantes élaborées et détaillées représentent différents appareillages à vapeur. Chimiste et industriel installé à Augsbourg et à Mulhouse, est l’auteur de nombreuses inventions et à l’origine de la publication de la première revue scientifique moderne en Allemagne (‘Polytechnischen Journal’). Beschreibung verschiedener Öfen und Heizanlagen unter Verwendung von Wasserdampf, insbesondere unter dem Aspekt der Heizmaterial-Ersparnis. Vor allem für Heizungen und Küchenanlagen in Fabriken u. öffentlichen Gebäuden. (Engelmann, 'Bibl. mech.-techn.', 80. Poggendorff, I, 573-574). Quelques rousseurs et petites taches. Bon exemplaire, bien relié. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed. Gotha, 21. X. 1818.

      1818. 4to. 2 pp. on bifolium. With autogr. address. In German, to his brother-in-law, the Münster-based scholar Johann Christoph Schlüter (1767-1841), about the music director Schicht's project to publish a collection of choral music ("3000 or 300 songs, I forget which"). - Traces of folding; slight damage to edges.

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        Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum; with Engravings. Parts. III, IV, V, & XI

      London, England: The British Museum, 1818. Offered are four volumes [called "parts"] of an eleven-volume set, published serially between 1812 and 1861, and depicting classical marbles in the collection of The British Museum. Vol. III, 1818; Vol. IV, 1820; Vol. V, 1826; Vol. XI, 1861. These are not reproductions or facsimiles. Vol. IV with the watermark "Turkey Mills 1819," Vol. V with the watermark "Turkey Mills 1825," and Vol. XI with the watermark "J. Whatman 1860." 12.25 x 9.5 inches. Printed for The British Museum by G. and W. Nicol; J. Murray; Longman; et al. Primary text in English, with occasional notes in Latin and Greek. Light brownish-green plain paper-covered hardboards, with simple paper title labels on the spines and front covers. Vol. III with evident chipping/losses along the spine. Vol. XI with moderately bumped corners. Bindings generally very clean. Text blocks firmly bound in, but note that there is a crack between signatures in Vols. III and XI. Fore- and bottom edges moderately deckled to a handsome effect. Light to moderate offsetting to the pastedowns and opposite FEPs. Vol. III with unnumbered text pages, 2 double-page plates and 15 featured engravings. Vol. IV with 36 numbered text pages, and 38 featured engravings. Vol. V with 44 numbered text pages, a double-page plate and 13 featured engravings, one of which is in color. Vol. XI with 106 numbered text pages, a title page vignette (being Plate 51), and 52 featured engravings. All volumes with a title page vignette. Many of the text pages are unopened, hence unread. All plates on heavy-weight, card stock of rag content. Almost all pages and plates are virtually free of foxing or spotting or soiling. Quite a few sheets with a hint of age-toning at the edges, quite minor. On the whole a clean and attractive group of four volumes. A Very Good set of copies. Note that Vol. XI is particularly scarce. Various volumes in the series were edited by British Museum heads of the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities; Coombe, Taylor, 1774-1826; Hawkins, Edward, 1780-1867; Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863; Birch, Samuel, 1813-1885. Includes Fourth Room marbles, Temple of Apollo Epicurious marbles, Fifth Room sepulchral monuments, and Eleventh and Twelfth Room marbles from the Townley collection.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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         [PAYS BASQUE] Carte réduite des côtes de France, depuis le bassin d'Arcachon jusqu'à Fontarabie, et d'Espagne jusqu'au cap Machichaco.

      1818 598 x 900 mm. Grande carte marine figurant les côtes des pays basques espagnol et français, publiée par ordre du roi sous le ministère du comte Molé. Elle est traversée de lignes de rumb marquant les directions des vents. Les fonds marins sont indiqués. Bon exemplaire. Rare.

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        The Indian Captive; or a Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of Zadock Steele

      by the author, E.P. Walton, printer, Montpelier, Vermont 1818 - 142,[2]pp. Lacks front free endpaper. Usual browning. Contemporary calf First edition of a famous Vermont Indian captivity. A famous Indian captivity and early Vermont imprint relating to the burning of Royalton, Vermont, by three hundred Indians under the command of a British lieutenant named Horton during the American Revolution, with a partial list of those killed. Contains the author's autobiographical account of his "extreme sufferings" as an Indian captive. "His circumstantial account of the burning of Royalton by the Indians is the first to appear in print" - (Eberstadt). Sabin 91164; Howes S930; Gilman, p.262; Ayer 280; Field 1495; McCorison 2045; Gephart 14490; Eberstadt 136:306. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("B. Crusell"). Stockholm, 28. IV. 1818.

      1818. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An die Musikhandlung C. F. Peters in Leipzig, der er den Erhalt seines Honorars "für mein letztes Concert" meldet: "[...] Ihre Bemerkungen über die Composition meines letzten Concerts sind sehr richtig [...] Es ist gantz wahr daß dieses Concert nicht so lieblich tönt wie das erste; dies kann aber auch nicht der Fall sein, denn ich habe es in einem pathetischen Stil geschrieben, und den mechanischen Theil desselben weit schwerer gesetzt. Dies geschah, um die Kenner zu befriedigen, und zugleich dem Virtuosen etwas Künstliches zu liefern, worauf sie doch Werth zu setzen scheinen, und besonders weil man in der Recension meines ersten Concerts es zu leicht gefunden hatte. Mein künftiges Concert (das ich Ihnen bei Gelegenheit schicken werde) soll aber, wie ich hoffe, den Ohren mehrerer Zuhörer, so wie jenes erste schmeicheln, und dem Virtuosen doch auch zu gläntzen Gelegenheit geben [...]". - Das Adreßblatt mit einigen Ausrissen.

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        Handbuch der Entbindungskunst, 2 Bände.

      Tübingen, Christian Friedrich Osiander, 1818 - 1821. XII, 802, XVI, 264, VIII, 495, 15 S. (Neue) Blau marmorierte Hardcoverbände (Handeinbände) mit dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Jeder Band mit jeweils zwei Abteilungen, bei Bd. 1 Paginierung durchlaufend, bei Bd. 2 nach Abteilungen getrennt. Bd. 2 mit vier mehrfach gefalteten Kupfern im Anhang. Friedrich Benjamin Osiander (1759 - 1822) studierte an der Universität Tübingen. Nach einer kurzen Zeit als praktizierender Arzt hospitierte Osiander 1781 ein Jahr lang an der Entbindungsanstalt in Kassel und faßte seine Erfahrungen als praktischer Geburtshelfer 1787 in seiner Schrift \"Beobachtungen, Abhandlungen und Nachrichten, welche vorzüglich Krankheiten der Frauenzimmer und Kinder und die Entbindungswissenschft betreffen\" erstmals zusammen. 1792 wurde Osiander Professor der Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe an der Universität Göttingen und hatte gleichzeitig die Leitung des Göttinger Klinikums und Entbindungshauses inne. Osianders \"Handbuch der Entbindungskunst\" kann als wissenschaftiches und praktisches Vermächtnis seiner jahrzehntelangen Tätigkeit als Gynäkologe und Geburtshelfer gelten. Osiander entwickelte mehrere neu Instrumente zur Geburtshilfe, die in den Faltkupfern des Handbuchs illustriert werden, und leistete Beiträge zur Weiterentwicklung von Operationstechniken bei Entbindungen. Die stilvollen Handeinbände in neuwertigem Zustand; auch innen sehr gute Exemplare; Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Entbindung Geburt Geburtshilfe

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        THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB. In Two Volumes.

      Printed for C. and J. Ollier. London. 1818. FIRST EDITION of this, the first collected edition of Lamb's works. Two volumes. Small 8vo. (6.8 x 4.2 inches). Presentation copy from the Author, with his three line inscription in ink to the front blank free endpaper of volume one; "J. J. Morgan Esq. with C Lamb's kindest respects." ----- John James Morgan (d. 1820) was a Bristol businessman and a classmate of Robert Southey. Samuel Taylor Coleridge lived with the Morgan's family in Hammersmith, London, from 1810-16. Morgan lost his fortune in later life and retired back to the West country, in Calne, Wiltshire. This edition features a five page dedication to Coleridge from Lamb. ----- Aside from some foxing, mostly to the endpapers, this is a very good copy bound, without half titles or publishers advert leaf, in attractive late nineteenth century bindings by Morell, of half dark green crushed morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments lettered in gilt and ruled in blind. Marbled paper on boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A lovely copy in a fine late nineteenth century leather binding with the bonus of a nice inscription from Lamb.

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        Memoir on the Ruins of Babylon. [bound with] Second Memoir on Babylon: Containing an Inquiry into the Correspondence Between the Ancient Descriptions of Babylon and the Remains Still Visible on the Site

      London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,. and J. Murray, 1818 - Two works bound in one, third and first editions respectively. 8vo. iv, 67, (1); (iv), 58 pp, bound without the two pages of the publisher's advertisements to the rear of the second work. Contemporary grained cloth, gilt lettered to the spine. Frontispiece and 2 full page plates to the first work plus 3 double page plates to the second part. Neatly rebacked with all but the ends of the spines preserved, some foxing adjacent to the plates, very good. A note from the publisher on the second leaf states: "The following memoir was originally published at Vienna, in a journal entitled Mines de l'Orient."

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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 Vocubulary of the Loo-Choo language, by H. J. Clifford.

      London, John Murray, 1818. 4to. XV + (1) + 222 + CXXX + (72) pp. Fine contemporary full calf. Spine richly gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown (Marquess of Headfort). Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece. 8 aquatint plates (7 hand-coloured). 1 engraved plate. 5 engraved maps (2 folding). Occasional light brown spotting.

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        Ansichten von Frankfurt am Main, der umliegenden Gegend und den benachbarten Heilquellen.

      Frankfurt, Wilmans 1818. 2 Bände. Mit 2 gest. Titeln, 1 Tab. und 25 Kupfertaf. nach A. Radl. 6 Bll., 376 S.; 12 Bll. (l.w.), 283 S. HLdr. um 1840 mit Rückenschild. Das schönste Frankfurter Ansichtenwerk des 19. Jahrhunderts! Mit umfangreichem histor.-topograph. Text und Ansichten von Frankfurt (9), darunter 2 Gesamtansichten, Landungsplatz am Fahrtor, Römerberg, Rossmarkt, Zeil etc.; ferner Bornheim, Bad Ems, Eppstein, Homburg v. d. H., Konigstein/Falkenstein, Kronberg, Offenbach, Schlangenbad, Bad Schwalbach, Bad Soden, Wiesbaden etc.- Ohne den Plan, der allerdings nur wenigen Exemplaren beigegeben wurde. - Gering berieben. Oberes Kapital von Bd. 1 etwas lädiert. Vorderes Innengelenk von Bd. 1 angebrochen. Tls. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, die Kupfertitel stärker betroffen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Alphonse de Seynes Monuments romains de Nîmes. relié avec Constant Bourgeois, Voyage pittoresque à la Grande-Chartreuse de Grenoble suivi de quelques vues prises dans les environs de ce monastère

      1818UN volume grand IN FOLIO, demi-basane usée, dos lisse titré (reliure de l'époque).Monumens romains de Nismes, dessinés d'après nature, et lithographiés par Alph. de Seynes ... Paris, chez l'auteur ... et au Dépôt général de lithographie ... 1818.Paris, Firmin Didot, 1818, 10 pages,+16 ht dont 12 planches lithographiées en noir ht par Charles MOTTE.plates illustrations 53 cm, Autres titres: Monumens romains de Nismes.RELIE AVEC : Constant Bourgeois, Voyage pittoresque à la Grande-Chartreuse de Grenoble suivi de quelques vues prises dans les environs de ce monastère Paris: François Séraphin Delpech 1821,8 p.+ 20 ht,Première édition illustrée de 20 planches lithographiées en noir ht.Receuil collationné complet,rousseurs éparses surtout dans les grandes marges non rognées. les Echelles - Saint-Laurent-du Pont - Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse - Voiron et Grenoble - le couvent de la Grande- Chartreuse,etc,Bel exemplaire, à grandes marges. (quelques piqûres à quelques planches en marge).Trés rare reunion d'incunables de la lithographie.Inventée à Munich par Aloys Senefelder (1772-1834) en 1796, la lithographie a fait son apparition en France au début du XIXe siècle et, dans l'édition, comme moyen d'illustration, peu avant 1820 (Galantaris).Charles MOTTE,ancien ouvrier d' Engelmann,fonda en 1817, l'une des premieres imprimeries lithographiques.

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        The Travels of Marco Polo, a Venetian, in the Thirteenth Century: Being a Description, by that Early Traveller, of Remarkable Places and Things, in the Eastern Parts of the World

      London: Printed for the Author, by Cox and Baylis, 1818 - First edition, first printing. Quarto, 27.9*22.4*5.7cm, 2+LXXX+781+3p. 8 pages missing (p.537-p.544), replaced and bound in place by facsimile. Full calf, with gilt tiltles to spine. Spine relaid retaining original backstrip, new end-papers. Complete with folding map. Lacking half-title. A little occasional foxing to contents. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        KIPFENBERG/Altmühl. "Schloss Kipfenberg im Altmühlthale". Blick auf das auf einen steilen Felsen gebaute Schloß in der ursprünglichen Form, im Hintergrund Michaelsberg mit Kapelle.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Dom. Quaglio, 1818, 41 x 47 cm. Winkler 640, 42; Trost L49; Lentner 8495: "Prächtige Lithographie-Incunabel - Selten". - Stimmungsvolles Blatt, das auch die Reste eines römischen Walles zeigt; rechts ein aufziehendes Gewitter. - In den Rändern gering fleckig. Schöner Druck mit kräftiger Tonplatte.

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        Contes en vers érotico-philosophiques . 2 tomes.

      Imprimerie de Demanet, Bruxelles 1818 - 2 tomes reliés séparément. Reliure demi-cuir. Imprimerie de Demanet, Bruxelles, 1818. Première édition. 21,5x14 cm. (8)183(1)+ (4)163(1) pages. BON ETAT. Dos des 2 tomes déteints, ainsi que mors-cuir supérieur du tome 2. Mors, coiffes, coins et bords des plats un peu frottés. Rousseurs sur les tranches. Rousseurs principalement sur les gardes blanches, les premières et les dernières pages. Manque au coin inférieur (défaut du papier ?) et petites salissures sur la page 171 du tome 1. Reliures solides. Collationné. Ceci est l'édition originale des contes érotico-philosophiques de Beaufort d'Auberval. Vu leur rareté et leur intérêt, ils furent réédités en 1882 par l'éditeur Kistemaeckers dans une version illustrée. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         [EAUX MINÉRALES] Carte des principales eaux minérales de France.

      [1818]. 487 x 605 mm. Très intéressante carte des départements français donnant la position des différents types de sources d'eaux minérales, distinguées par un système de couleurs selon leur nature chimique : jaune pour les eaux sulfureuses, bleu pour les eaux acidulées, noir pour les eaux ferrugineuses et vert pour les eaux salines. Près de chaque lieu de source, l'auteur a indiqué la distance en lieues qui la sépare de Paris. La carte a été dressée par Gaultier de Claubry (1785-1855), qui fut chirurgien militaire de la Garde Impériale, avant d'être reçu docteur en médecine en 1814. Bel exemplaire. Rare. Journal de Pharmacie et des sciences accessoires, 1818.

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        Théorie du paysage ou considérations générales sur les beautés de la nature que l'art peut imiter, et sur les moyens qu'il doit employer pour réussir dans cette imitation

      Lenormant 1818 - - Lenormant, Paris 1818, 13,5x20,5cm, relié. - Edition originale imprimée à tout petit nombre. Reliure à la bradel en plein cartonnage façon vélin, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin marron comportant de légers accrocs sans gravité, plats de papier marbré, tête orange, ex-libris encollé en tête d'un contreplat, reliure signée de Jarrigeon. Une restauration en pied des pages 197-198. Rare et agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition printed in small number. "Bradel" binding vellum way, smooth spine piece of brown shagreen having snags light without gravity, marbled paper boards, orange head, bookplate pasted leading a contreplat signed binding Jarrigeon. A Length restoration of 197-198 pages. Rare copy and pleasant. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Friluftsmålare i Helgeandskyrkan, Visby.

      Olja på duk fäst på kartong. 44,5

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        Walli's Elegant and Instructive Game Exhibiting the Wonders of Nature in Each Qu

      London 1818 - London, 1818, 26 kol. gest. Szenen auf Leinen montiert. 47 x 62 cm. Im Rand mit der Bildlegende im unteren Rand knapp beschnitten. Mit Gebrauchsspuren und fleckig. - Resumé: Board game with 26 scenes, engraved, coloured and mounted on linen. Margins trimmed close. Used with stains. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \"Schliersee\". Prächtige Gesamtansicht von der Anhöhe hinter der Weinbergkapelle mit Blick auf Ort, See und Bodenschneidmassiv; im Vordergrund ländliche Szenerie mit Trachtlern, mit Kühen, Pferden und Ziegen.

       Altkol. Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann bei Zeller, München, 1818, 40 x 48 cm. Winkler 315,3; Lentner 16338: \"Sehr seltne und schöne Lithographie-Inkunabel\". - Mit den drei Einfassungslinien. Am oberen Rand gering fleckig. Sehr schönes feines Kolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Zeitschrift für psychische Ärzte

      Leipzig Cnobloch, 1818-1822 (5 Bände). - sehr selten in dieser Vollständigkeit! Nasse gab sie in Verbindung mit den wichtigsten Psychiatern seiner Zeit heraus (zu Beginn Haindorf, Hayner, Heinroth, Hoffbauer, Henke, Hohnbaum, Horn, Maaß, Pienitz, Ruer und Weiß). Während sie in den ersten Jahren eher auf Beobachtung der klinischen Praxis ausgerichtet war, geriet sie später wohl unter dem Einfluß der Bonner Umgebung (Ennemoser veröffentlichte ab Band 3 mehrere Beiträge) in spekulative Bahnen. Der ab 1820 erstmals auftauchende Untertitel "mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Magnetismus" bestimmte aber die Richtung der Zeitschrift insgesamt nicht (ANGST 40ff.), und danach fehlen Arbeiten über den Magnetismus ganz. Die Zeitschrift ist die erste im deutschsprachigen Raum, die allein von Ärzten herausgegeben wird. In ihr findet die Auseinandersetzung zwischen "Somatikern" (wie Nasse) und "Psychikern" (wie Heinroth) statt. In Band 3 ist u.a. die medizinische Dissertation von Friedrich Schiller enthalten ("Versuch über den Zusammenhang der thierischen Natur des Menschen mit seiner geistigen"), die hier zum ersten Mal nach ihrer Veröffentlichung im Jahre 1780 erschien und von Romberg mit einem einleitenden Kommentar vorgestellt wird. Die Tafeln in Bd. 1 zeigen die damals üblichen Apparaturen zur "Behandlung" von Kranken (Drehmaschinen, hohles Rad, Zwangsschrank Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6208 21 x 12,5cm, Bd. 1 und 4-5 zeitgenöss. (berieben, bestoßen) und Bd. 2-3 mod. Pappbände, Rot- bzw. Gelbschnitt, sämtlich mit 1-2 Rückenschildern, Namenszug in Blei auf Titel von Bd. 1-3; insgesamt ca. 3900 S., 6 gefalt. Kupfertafeln in Band 1 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Trattati di Legislazione Civile e Penale: Preceduti da'Principi.

      1818 - First Italian Edition of Bentham's Theory of Legislation Bentham, Jeremy [1748-1832]. Dumont, Pierre Etienne Louis [1759-1829], Editor and Translator. Azzariti-Stella, Michele, Translator (into Italian). Trattati di Legislazione Civile e Penale: Preceduti da' Principi Generali di Legislazione, E da un Proggetto di un Corpo Completo di Dritto: Terminati da un Saggio Sulla Influenza de' Tempi e de' Luoghi Relativamente alle Leggi. Naples: Presso Angelo Trani, 1818. Three volumes. viii, 432, [2]; xii, 484; xi, 504 pp. Each volume has half-title. Complete set. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles, fillets and volume numbers to spine. Light rubbing to boards, somewhat heavier rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, hinges of Volumes I and II cracked, text blocks of both somewhat loose. Light toning to text, faint dampstaining and light foxing to some leaves. Later owner stamp to front free endpaper of each volume, interiors otherwise clean. A handsome copy of a rare edition. * First Italian edition. This seminal work on penal reform and legislation established Bentham's reputation. The first of his works edited by Dumont, it consists partly of papers by Bentham, some originally written in French, and partly of a digest by Dumont of Bentham's ideas, including an essay on the Panopticon. Dumont, a Swiss writer and journalist, met Bentham at the house of Lord Shelburne in 1788. This meeting resulted in an enduring relationship. Devoted to Bentham's ideas, Dumont translated and edited many of his works and served as his informal literary agent. The first edition of The Theory of Legislation was published in Paris in 1802 as Traites de Legislation Civile et Penale. Our Italian edition came next, followed by an edition in Spanish in 1821-1822 and one in German, with an abridged text, in 1830. The first edition in English was published in Boston in 1840. The first British edition followed in 1864. Harrison, Bentham xvii. OCLC locates 2 copies of the first Italian edition in North America (at George Washington Law School and Yale). Muirhead, A Jeremy Bentham Collection 17. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire naturelle des mammifères, avec les figures originales, coloriées, dessinées d'après des animaux vivans. Ours - Bears - Bären.

      Paris, A. Belin, 1818-1842. Large Folio (approximately 53 x 35 cm). Ten plates with explanatory text leaves. Not bound, as issued.= A magnificent publication with fine large plates of mammals from all over the world. The authors, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844) and Fréderic Cuvier (1769-1832) were the leading authorities in Mammalogy in the first half of the 19th century, and the "Histoire naturelle des mammifères" is widely regarded as their magnum opus. From this work, these are the bears (Ursidae). Included are the following species: l'ours polaire (U. maritimus); ours noir d'Amérique (U. americanus); ours des cordillières (U. ornatus); le jongleur (U. labiatus or U. longirostris); the same "très vieux (very old)"; ours des Asturies (U. arctos from Spain); ours brun des alpes et de Norwège (U. arctos (adult brown bear from the Alps, and a three months old young from Norway); ours de malais (U. malayanus); and ours de Thibet (U. thibetanus). Not included is the ours de sibérie. All as issued, without stamps, annotations or other markings. All text leaves, and all plates uncut, untrimmed, resulting in very big margins. Due to these large margins some edges a bit frayed or with minor tears. A few text pages spotted, all the plates either with minimal spotting or clean. In all a set in a very good condition. Brunet II, p. 1,536; Nissen ZBI, 1525; Wood, p. 354.

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        Histoire naturelle des mammifères, avec les figures originales, coloriées, dessinées d'après des animaux vivans. Félins - Cats - Katzen.

      Paris, A. Belin, 1818-1832. Large folio (approximately 53 x 35 cm). 25 hand-coloured lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Not bound, as issued.= A magnificent publication with fine large plates of mammals from all over the world. The authors, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844) and Fréderic Cuvier (1769-1832) were the leading authorities in mammalogy in the first half of the 19th century, and the "Histoire naturelle des mammifères" is widely regarded as their magnum opus. This is the section cntaining the cats or Felidae, including lions, leopards, etc. The following species are present: [text leaf of the chaus]; "Le lion de Sénégal" (Felis leo, from West Africa); "le lion de Barbarie, la lionne et ses petits" (three separate plates of Felis leo, the extinct North African subspecies); "Jaguar femelle" (Felis jaguar, female; the American sister of the leopard); "La panthère, male, vielle" (Felis pantera, an old male); "Chat de Cafrerie" (Felis cafra, or African wild cat); "chat a collier" (Felis armillatus, the ocelot, or Felis pardalis); "marguai" (Felis wiedii, in the text named Felis tigrina, but that is a different, larger species); "le cougouar" (Felis concolor, the American mountain lion, puma, or cougar); "colocolo" (Felis colocolo, or pampas cat); "chat cervier du Canada" (Felis rufus, the bobcat); "chat a ventre tacheté" (Felis celidogaster, or F. temminckii, and not from South America as suggested by Geoffroy and Cuvier); "chat du Brésil" (most probably an ocelot, Felis pardalis, subspecies); "le chati femelle" (a female Felis mitis, from South America); "le chati" (the same, but a male specimen); "chat aux oreilles rousses" (Felis caligata, or booted lynx); "le chat noir du Cap" (Felis [sylvestris] obscura, or South African wild cat); "chat de Java" (Felis javanensis, apparently Felis viverrina, the fishing cat, although it does not occur on Java today); "chat du Népaul" (Felis torquata, i.e. Felis sylvestris from Nepal); "le serval mâle" (a male Serval, or Caracal serval); "Mélas" (a black panther, or Felis pardus, from Sumatra); "tigre ondulé" (Felis nebulosa, or clouded leopard); "jeunes métis de lion et de tigresse" (two young animals, being hybrids between a lion and a tigress); "le tigre royal" (Felis tigris, the tiger). All as issued, without stamps, annotations or other markings. All text leaves and all plates uncut and untrimmed, resulting in very large margins. Due to these large margins some edges a bit frayed or with minor tears. A few text pages spotted. The bobcat, and chat a Brésil plates age-toned and spotted, all other plates either with minimal spotting or clean. In all, a set in very good condition. Brunet II, p. 1,536; Nissen ZBI, 1525; Wood, p. 354.

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        Recherches philosophiques sur les premiers objets des connoissances morales

      - A. Le Clere, Paris 1818, 13x20,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Prima edizione. Bound in mezzo marocchino rosso a grana lunga spina dorsale piatto decorato con motivi dorati e tipografici dorato freddo e doppio, sezioni in marmo, luce strappi fette, vincolante contemporanea. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en demi maroquin rouge à grains longs, dos lisse orné de motifs typographiques dorés et à froid et de double filets dorés, tranches jaspées, légers accrocs aux tranches, reliure de l'époque.

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        GUIDE DES VOYAGEURS A BAGNERES DE BIGORRE ET DANS LES ENVIRONS.

      1818A Tarbes, Se vend au profit des pauvres, Chez l'Auteur, 1818. Petit in-8 (135 X 200) demi-basane brune, dos lisse orné de quadruple filets dorés en place des nerfs, fleuron doré dans les compartiments, titre doré, tranches mouchetées en rouge (reliure de l'époque) ; faux-titre, VI (dont titre), 163 pages, (1) f. de table des matières, (1) f. blanc. Début de fente en queue des mors, quelques frottements au dos, pointes de rousseurs éparses. EDITION ORIGINALE, RARE. C'est le premier et le plus important ouvrage consacré au Bagnères de l'époque romantique, alors première station thermale d'Europe. (LABARERE, 777 ; DENDALETCHE, 975 ; BERALDI, Cent ans, IV, 42). PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE en reliure d'époque. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Voyage historique en Egypte, pendant les campagnes des généraux Bonaparte, Kléber et Menou

      1818. Paris, L'Huillier, Novembre 1818. In-8 cartonnage rouge de l'époque, faux-titre, titre, 340 pages. Petits défauts sans gravité au cartonnage, intérieur en très bon état. Sans la carte annoncée. Ouvrage du plus grand intérêt et fort rare. Bon exemplaire.

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        Mémoires sur la Marine et les Ponts et Chaussée de France et dAngleterre, contenant Deux Relations de Voyages faits par lauteur dans les ports dAngleterre, dEcosse et dIrlande, dans les années 1816, 1817 et 1818 ; la description de la jetée de Plymouth, du canal Calédonien, etc. par Charles Dupin, Ancient secrétaire de lacadémie Ionienne, associé étranger de lInstitut de Naples, membre des académies des sciences de Turin, Montpellier, etc. correspondant de lInstitut de France, capitaine au corps du génie maritime, et membre de la légion dhonneur.

      Paris, Bachelier, Libraire, Quai des Augustins. 1818. 1818 1 vol. in-8° (215 x 136 mm.) de : [4] ff., xiv, 468 pp. Demi-basane dépoque, dos lisse orné avec une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, plats recouverts de papier marbré, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure légèrement frottée. Petits trous de vers dans la marge supérieure intérieure des tout premiers feuillets). Première et seule édition de ce rare texte de lingénieur naval Charles Dupin (1784-1873). Mathématicien, brillant ingénieur et architecte naval, Dupin, à sa sortie de Polytechnique et après la rupture de la paix d'Amiens, se rendit sur le terrain et en mission pour les flotilles de la Manche. C'est lui qui est à l'origine du Musée de la Marine de Toulon, en 1813 dont il annonce dans la préface du présent ouvrage : "la partie du Musée maritime la moins brillante, mais la plus utile et la plus réellement intéressante, c'est la collection des machines, des outils et des produits des arts d'un grand arsenal." C'est dans cette optique qu'il conçoit le présent ouvrage, comme une présentation des avancées des Britanniques dans leurs travaux publics. Provenance : Ex-libris de gravé de la « Bibliothèque de Mr. l. de Montaignac », contrecollée sur le premier contreplat. Bel exemplaire.1 vol. 8vo. Contemporary half-sheep. First and only edition of this rare text by Charles Dupin (1784-1873) regarding the public works in England, Ireland and Scotland. Dupin is an important scientist of the 19th century: engineer, and naval architect. The account gives very accurate description of the coasts of United Kingdom. Fine copy. Manque à Polak et au Supplément.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Berlin, 25. Dez., o. J.

      1818. 6 SS. auf 2 gefalt. Doppelblättern. 8vo. An Louise Gräfin von Schönfeld-Neumann (1818-1905). - Die Tochter des Theaterdirektor Joseph Pellet hatte Gastspielean den Theatern von Lemberg, Nürnberg und Wien (Carltheater). Im Anschluss daran kam sie 1854 für vier Jahre am Stadttheater Stettin unter Vertrag. Nach einem Engagement am Hoftheater in Wiesbaden kam sie 1860 ans königliche Hoftheater in Berlin.

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        [Pamiati Karla Marksa.] Karl Marks (1818-1883). K dvadcatipjatiletiju so dnja ego smerti (1883-1908). St. Petersburg, Wolf für O. & L. Kedrow, 1908.

      1818. (4), 410 S., l. w. Bl. Gedr. Originalbroschur. 8vo. Gedächtnisschrift zum 25. Todestag von Karl Marx. Enthält u. a. den Erstdruck von Lenins Artikel "Marxismus und Revisionismus", eine detaillierte Analyse revisionistischer Strömungen, die mit der programmatischen Parole schließt: "Der ideologische Kampf des revolutionären Marxismus gegen den Revisionismus am Ausgang des 19. Jahrhunderts bedeutete nur eine Vorstufe zu den großen revolutionären Schlachten des Proletariats, das trotz aller Schwankungen und Schwächen des Spießbürgertums dem vollen Sieg seiner Sache entgegenschreitet." - Titel gering fingerfleckig; die Broschur an den Ecken minimal knittrig; kleine Fehlstellen am Rücken ergänzt. Insgesamt sehr schön erhalten. Selten. OCLC 86139210.

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        THE LAWS OF THE ISLAND OF ANTIGUA...VOL. I[-III]

      London, 1818. Three volumes. [8],lxvii,584; [4],xx,636; [4],xxvii,467pp. Quarto. Modern buckram, gilt leather labels. 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. Light scattered foxing throughout. Good. 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 from 1805 to 1818. An important set of laws governing a major British sugar colony in the West Indies.

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        Journal of a visit to South Africa in 1815, and 1816 with some account of the Missionary Settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope.

      L.B.Seeley London 1818 - First edition. 4to., Folding map, 16 etched and aquatint plates, of which 12 hand-coloured, 2 pages ads at end, occasional trivial spotting and offsetting, original drab boards rebacked preserving original lettering piece, an excellent copy. Prideaux describes this work as "a good specimen of the early literature on missionary effort, giving a sufficiently vivid record of personal experiences, native customs, and objects of natural interest that come under his notice ." The author was sent to South Africa by the United Brethren to assess possible locations for a new missionary station and to assist in the security of the existing stations at Groenekloof and Gnadendal. He travelled through a large part of the country right up to the Fish River and then returned to Cape Town by way of Plettenberg and Mossel Bays. Abbey Travel 325; Mendelssohn I, 866; Tooley 292; Prideaux p240. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O., 21. IX. 1818.

      1818. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An die Schriftstellerin Caroline Pichler mit Dank für die Zusendung der "neuesten Ihrer Dichtungen": "[...] Meine Frau, welche sich indeß Ihrem Andenken empfiehlt, wird, so bald es ihre Gesundheit einigermassen zuläßt, hinaus kommen, nach so langer Unterbrechung wieder das Vergnügen Ihrer geistreichen Unterredung zu genießen, ich selbst jedoch hoffe in einigen Tagen Ihnen persönlich für die letzte und die zwei frühern Zusendungen zu danken. Ich werde von diesem Roman, welcher, da Sie sich mit ihm lange beschäftigten, gewiß ein heller Spiegel Ihres Innern seyn wird, Gelegenheit nehmen, über Ihr Gesamtstreben als Dichterin in den Jahrbüchern der Literatur zu sprechen [...]". - Etwas gebräunt und mit kleinen Randläsuren; Bl. 2 mit kleinem Ausschnitt durch Siegelbruch.

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        \"Der Hohenstein am Sündel Gebirge im Schaumburgischen\". Blick zu dem Felsplateau, im Vordergrund Pferde und Kühe, links eine Gruppe Männer in antiken Kostümen.

       Altkolorierte Umrißradierung von Wilhelm Strack, dat. 1818, 45 x 35,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXII, S. 145. - Der Maler und Graphiker Wilhelm Strack (1758 - 1829) war Schüler bei seinen Onkeln Anton Wilhelm und Johann Heinrich Tischbein, sowie bei Quaglio in Mannheim. - Farbfrisch und wohl erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Niedersachsen

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        A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, Undertaken By the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere : Performed Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780

      Philadelphia: Robert Desilver 1818 - 2 volume set. Philadelphia: Robert Desilver, J. Maxwell, printer. 1818. 2 v. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. V. 1 [I-XXXV] (37-445) V. 2 (1-350) 8vo. Quarterbound in imitation brown leather. Contemporary brown leather boards. Black leather title stamp on spines with gilt lettering. Tight binding and solid boards. Minimal shelf wear. Light rubbing to boards. Minor wear to title stamps. Bumping to corners. Endpapers replaced. Inscription of one, "F. Bollmann, Williamsport, Pennsylvania" dated "1828" on preliminary page of Volume 1. Copper plate engraving of Capt. James Cook, F.R.S. adjacent to title page in Volume 1. Hand drawn ink sketch of a 19th century cannon on final page of volume. Intricate calligraphic sketch of a swan on preliminary page of Volume 2. Owners inscription is repeated several times in calligraphy on the next page. Copper plate engraved portrait of Captain Charles Clerke adjacent to title page. Foxing, browning. Though Capt. James Cook (1728-1779) started life as a deck hand in a coal boat, he rose to positions of high command in the British navy and made some of the greatest discoveries of the 18th century. In 1776, Cook was ordered to search for a western entrance to the fabled Northwest Passage across America. This trek brought him to Hawaii, the Oregon coast, and far north, past the Bering Strait. The ships left the American coast on Oct. 26, 1778, without having found a Northwest Passage. After he was killed in a dispute with natives upon returning to Hawaii, Cook's crew made another unsuccessful attempt to explore the arctic. Cook wrote these first two volumes on the voyage before his untimely death. A later, third volume was written by Captain James King. More commonly published was a 3 volume collection containing an additional folio-size book of maps and plates. American printings of Cook's voyages have always been scarce; the first American publication of Cook's 3rd voyage was a 1783 Philadelphia reprint of Rickman published by R. Bell, which was described as "a miserable edition" in the Gentleman's Magazine. Another edition appeared in New York in 1796, published by Tiebout and O'Brien for Benjamin Gomez. Plates engraved after the English edition by G. Shallus of 90 South Third St., Philadelphia. Despite the title page calling for 40 engravings, the work is complete with a total of 38 plates. Please feel free to view our photographs of this exceptional collection. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Numero sei Ariette, la Partenza, ed un Duettino, parole di Metastasio

      1818. 1818, In 8 oblong (18x23cm), relié. - 1818, In 8 oblong (18x23cm), relié. - Manoscritto originale del 10 agosto 1818 e dedicato "Al sublime talento musicale di Sua eccellenza signora marchesa di Douglas." 116 partizioni pagine numerate per voce e pianoforte forte. Il manoscritto contiene consiglio (68 misure); Il primo amore (85 misure); Canto (11 misure); Canto (71 misure); Canto (100 misure); La pesca (134 misure); La Partenza (71 misure); Duettino (69 misure). Sue le ultime foglie alcuni passi aggiunti al XX secolo. Bound in pieno marocchino a grana lunga nera. Smooth posteriore ornata con i ferri lira e rulli. Piatti con una cornice fregio ricco e il primo corso in lettere d'oro: A Madame la Marquise de Douglas. Bordi dorato. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit anonyme, non attribué, daté de Napoli (Naples) 10 août 1818 et dédié "Al sublime talento musicale di sua eccellenza la signora Marchesa di Douglas". 116 pages numérotées de partition pour voix et piano forte. Le manuscrit contient Il consiglio (68 mesures) ; Il primo amore (85 mesures) ; Canto (11 mesures) ; Canto (71 mesures) ; Canto (100 mesures) ; La pesca (134 mesures) ; La partenza (71 mesures) ; Duettino (69 mesures). Sur les derniers feuillets quelques mesures ajoutées au XXe siècle. Reliure en plein maroquin à grains longs noir. Dos lisse orné de fers à la lyre et de roulettes. Plats avec une riche frise d'encadrement et sur le premier plat en lettres dorées : A Madame la Marquise de Douglas. Tranches dorées. Mors inferieur fendu en queue. Bel exemplaire. Giovanni Pacini fut un compositeur prolifique d'opéra. Né en 1796, élève de Rossini, son premier opéra Annetta e Lucindo, 1813, fut déjà un succès, il en composera 74 et sera un des acteurs majeurs de la scène lyrique italienne. Il fut longtemps le directeur de l'opera San Carlo à Naples, où nombre de ses opéras furent joués. Ex-libris gravé de la Marquise de Douglas.  

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        [FIVE VOLUMES OF REPORTS ON VARIOUS LAW CASES FROM 1794 TO 1817 IN THE STATE OF TENNESSEE]

      Knoxville; Nashville: G. Wilson; Heiskell & Brown; T. Bradford, 1818. Five volumes. [8],535,xxi,[2]; viii,435,[22]; [1],vi,319,[24]; viii,200,xxiv; [6],301,xix pp. Antique-style half calf and marbled boards. Old stamps on titlepages. Upper right corner of third volume titlepage torn away, contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage of first volume. Light foxing and tanning in all volumes, otherwise internally good. John Overton (1766-1833) was a Superior Court judge in Tennessee from 1804 to 1810, and was preceded in his position by Andrew Jackson, with whom he was friends. In the first two volumes of this set Overton provides reports and judgements from cases in the Tennessee Superior and Supreme courts, as well as from Federal Circuit Court cases that occurred in the state from 1794 to 1815. John Haywood (1762-1826) was a North Carolina attorney general and historian who later settled in Tennessee and sat as a justice on the state Supreme Court from 1812 to 1826. He continues reports of Tennessee cases in the remaining three volumes of the set, which consist of cases before the Tennessee Appellate and Supreme courts in 1816 and 1817. Volumes three through five are not in Shaw & Shoemaker. ALLEN 243, 345, 368, 369, 370. AII (TENNESSEE) 57, 71, 77, 78, 79. McMURTRIE (TENNESSEE) 107, 146, 148, 149, 152. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 29933. ALLEN, MORE TENNESSEE RARITIES 552, 553, 338.

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        FIVE VOLUMES OF REPORTS ON VARIOUS LAW CASES FROM 1794 TO 1817 IN THE STATE OF TENNESSEE].

      Knoxville; Nashville: G. Wilson; Heiskell & Brown; T. Bradford, 1813; 1817; 1818. - Five volumes. [8],535,xxi,[2]; viii,435,[22]; [1],vi,319,[24]; viii,200,xxiv; [6],301,xix pp. Antique-style half calf and marbled boards. Old stamps on titlepages. Upper right corner of third volume titlepage torn away, contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage of first volume. Light foxing and tanning in all volumes, otherwise internally good. John Overton (1766-1833) was a Superior Court judge in Tennessee from 1804 to 1810, and was preceded in his position by Andrew Jackson, with whom he was friends. In the first two volumes of this set Overton provides reports and judgements from cases in the Tennessee Superior and Supreme courts, as well as from Federal Circuit Court cases that occurred in the state from 1794 to 1815. John Haywood (1762-1826) was a North Carolina attorney general and historian who later settled in Tennessee and sat as a justice on the state Supreme Court from 1812 to 1826. He continues reports of Tennessee cases in the remaining three volumes of the set, which consist of cases before the Tennessee Appellate and Supreme courts in 1816 and 1817. Volumes three through five are not in Shaw & Shoemaker. ALLEN 243, 345, 368, 369, 370. AII (TENNESSEE) 57, 71, 77, 78, 79. McMURTRIE (TENNESSEE) 107, 146, 148, 149, 152. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 29933. ALLEN, MORE TENNESSEE RARITIES 552, 553, 338.

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        Les Fastes de la Gloire ou Les Braves recommandés à la postérité ; Monument élevé aux Défenseurs de la Patrie, par une Société d'Hommes de Lettres et de Militaires (5 volumes).

      Raymond, Libraire, Ladvocat, Libraire, 1818, 5 volumes de 12.5x20.5 cm environ, (1) ff., xvi pp., 508 pp., (1) ff., - (1) ff., xvi pp., 485 pp., iii pp., (1) ff., - (1) ff., iii pp. (avertissement) 368 pp., (1) ff., - (1) ff., 474 pp., (1) ff., - (1) ff., 448 pp.,(1) ff., demi reliure cuir et cartonnage rouille, dos lisse avec titres, tomaisons et filets dorés. Le tome I contient un frontispice. Cuir et plats frottés, des rousseurs, bon état pour le reste. Nombreuses biographies de figures militaires de la Révolution et de l'Empire. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        VOYAGE A SAINT-PÉTERSBOURG EN 1799-1800

      1818- Fait avec l'ambassade des Chevaliers de l'Ordre de St.-Jean de Jérusalem, allant offrir à l'empereur Paul 1er la grande Maîtrise de l'Ordre ; dans lequel on trouve des notes curieuses sur l'empereur Paul 1er, le général Souwarow, les comtes Rostopchin, Pannis, Pahlen, Koutaisow, des particularités remarquables sur les Gouvernements russes, l'état du commerce, Précédé d'un itinéraire statistique et historique de Fribourg à 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 - A Paris chez Alexis Eyemry et chez Delaunay, 1818, in-8°. 487 pages. Belle reliure plein cuir d'époque signée (illisible). Défaut de la reliure : petit frottement sur le premier plat, mors de pieds du premier plat fendu sur 3cm, filet noir légèrement passé. Infimes défauts d'usage, en particulier aux coiffes et aux mors. Dos lisse orné de motifs dorés. Pièce de titre rouge. Tranches marbrées. Bon état intérieur, minimes taches ou rousseurs sur les gardes. Ouvrage rare avec une belle reliure signée (signature illisible).

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        De redding der bemanning van het Nederlandsch brikschip Nijverheid, verbrant in de Indische zee benevens de beschrijving eener reis op de kust en in de binnenlanden van Oost-Afrika. Rotterdam, Mensing van Westreenen, 1818.

      1818. 8vo. XXIII, (1), 389, (3) pp. With woodcut vignette on title-page. Original cloth with spine rebound in modern giltstamped calf. First edition. - Detailed report of the homeward journey of the crew of the Dutch ship "Nijverheid", wrecked in the Indian Ocean. In addition to the account of the loss of the ship and the rescue of the crew, Brun provides a comprehensive description of the states of Oman, Mosambique and Madagaskar. The account of Mascate includes comments on the great abilities of the Arabian seamen in operating nautical instruments, as well as on the beauty of Arabian women. Two tribes are mentioned specifically: the Harthy clan ruled by Sheikh Abdalla Ben Djemo, Governor of Zanzibar, and another under the rule of Emir Saleh. In the ensuing short history from the sixteenth century onwards, the Al Qasimi play a prominent role. - Half-title clipped and remargined. Occasional slight browstainning, but altogether very well preserved. Rare.

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        Journal von Brasilien, oder vermischte Nachrichten aus Brasilien, auf wissenschaftliche Reisen gesammelt.

      - Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, 1818-[1819]. Two parts in one. 8vo. xvi, 242 pp.; xii, 304 pp. with 11 engraved folded plates (one in two parts), and maps (of which three hand-coloured); several folded tables in the text. Later marbled boards. Spine with gilt title on red morocco label. edges yellow.l A rare early work on the geography, geology, ethnography, and botany of Brazil. Includes the map of Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande region, and the important very large, folded handcoloured orographical and geological maps and profiles of the Rio de Janeiro to Villa Rica (1811), in two parts; an aquatinted frontispiece in the second part showing the mountains of the Brazilian coast, a view of Botafogo, etc. Inoffensive, old library stamp on verso of titles. One plate partly split along fold, otherwise a very good, near spotless copy. Borba de Moraes I, 293; Henze II, 182; Sabin, 22828.(Postage on this item might be more than indicated, please inquire) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Beauties of England and Wales.

      Most volumes are in very good condition bound in contemporary full brown leather covers.

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