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        Rosalind and Helen

      London: printed for C. and J. Collier,, 1819. A modern eclogue; with other poems. Octavo (204 x 135 mm). Finely bound by Riviere & Son in early 20th-century green crushed morocco, spine gilt in compartments with titles direct, triple rule to boards gilt, top edge gilt, inner gilt dentelles, dark blue coated endpapers. With the half title, and 4pp. publisher's advertisements at the rear. Spine faded to tan, otherwise a fine copy, fresh and with handsome margins. First edition, first issue, a fine fresh and generously margined copy with the half titles and advertisements, of Shelley's long poem "Rosalind and Helen", a conversational lament for a disappointed poet-reformer, set on the shores of Lake Como, begun in Marlowe and completed in 1818 at the baths of Lucca in Tuscany. The collection also includes the first book appearance of Shelley's most famous poem, the sonnet "Ozymandias", as well as first book appearances of two no less important lyrics "Lines Written on the Euganean Hills" and the "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty" which was composed in that famously gloomy yet fecund summer of 1816, spent on the shores of Lake Geneva with Mary, Claire Clairmont, Byron and Polidori, from which issued Mary's Frankenstein, Byron's Mazeppa, Polidori's The Vampyre, and also Shelley's "Mont Blanc".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Collection of Printed Broadsides Relating to the Establishment and...

      1819. 18 Broadsides from an Early Nineteenth-Century Association Formed to Prevent Crime in Wiltshire [Broadsides]. [Great Britain]. [Tottenham Park Association]. [Collection of Printed Broadsides Relating to the Establishment and Activities of the Tottenham Park Association for the Protection of Persons and Property and for the Prosecution of Felons and Other Offenders]. Marlborough, England: Harold and Emberlin, 1819. 18 broadsides, 15 are 11-1/2" x 9", the others are 7-1/2" x 9," 13-1/4" 8-1/2" and 22" x 17." Light toning, fold lines, some minor tears and stains, all generally in very good condition. An interesting collection comprising 18 well-preserved items. * This collection traces the initial proposal, founding and development of the Tottenham Park Association for the Protection of Persons and Property, And for the Prosecution of Felons and other Offenders. It was one of several private associations, largely existing between 1780-1850, "made up of local property-owners, who came together to form an organization and raise a fund in order to find, arrest, and prosecute, at common expense, offenders against themselves and their property" (Philips). These associations went into decline with the establishment of formal police forces beginning with the establishment of the Metropolitan Police in 1829, the passing of the 1839 Rural Police Act and finally the County and Borough Police Act of 1856, which made it compulsory for all counties to have a police force. Most of the notices offer rewards for the recovery of stolen property, such as livestock, a set of curtains, a gate and a fence, apprehending offenders and removing "gipsies or other vagrants from the parishes." The other broadsides relate to the establishment, organization and meetings of the association. Philips in Hay and Snyder, eds., Policing and Prosecution in Britain 1750-1850 118.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        Die Burg, Streitberg (=a). Sowie: Die Altenburg bei Bamberg, geschichtlich dargestellt (=b). Sowie: Schloß Steinbrück uns Jürgen Wullenweber (=c)

      Druck C. Wolf & Sohn, Bamberg, Hildesheim - (a) 1819, mit gestochener Ansicht der Burg, VIII, 77 Seiten, 1 Blatt +++ +++ (b) 1821, mit gestochener Ansicht der Burg, VIII, 64 S., sowie "Urkundensammlung zur geschichtlichen Darstellung der Altenburg bei Bamberg", Pag. XI-XL (=30 S., die ersten 10 S. fehlen); +++ +++ (c) 1849, "den Mitgliedern des Vereins für Kunde der Natur und Kunst im Fürstenthum Hildesheim und der Stadt Goslar¿, 8°, 146 S., m. s. fein ausgeführtem Stich der Burg sowie einem Falt-Grundriss. +++ 3 Teile zusammengebunden in Halbleder (ca. 1850). Teil (a) u. (b) mit Rundum-Rotschnitt, Teil (c) mit Rundum-Gelbschnitt, Bindung fest, Ss. hell u. fleckenlos, auch die 4 Stiche in s. gutem Zustand (ohne Einrisse, Stiche zu (a) u. (b) am nicht bedruckten Rand leicht stockfleckig). Ebd. wohlgepglegt u. kaum b erieben. Kein Besitzvermerk. +++ Mehr Infos gerne über die Schaltfläche "Frage an den Anbieter ". +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. (a) + (b) selten, (c) sehr selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magister Michalis, Internet-Antiquariat]
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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Vögel-Gattungen. Nach den neuesten Systemen bearbeitet. Text- und Tafelbd., zus. 2 Bde. Mit lithogr. Titel und 144 tlw. kolor. lithogr. Tafeln.

      Brodtmann -30. -, Zürich 1819 - Hldr. d. Zt. Gr.-4to. XXXVI, 445, XIII S. - Erste Ausgabe. - Die schönen Tafeln (tlw. noch Inkunabeln der Lithographie) jeweils mit mehreren Abbildungen, darunter Reiher, Elstern, Nashornvögel, Papageien, Spechte, Eisvögel, Tauben, Pfauen, Hühner, Fasane, Emus, Flamingos, Papageientaucher, Pinguine, Pelikane. Jede Abbildung mit deutscher, lateinischer und französ. Bezeichnung. - Tafeln tlw. gering fleckig, zu Beginn und gegen Ende mit Wasserrand in der unt. Ecke. Einbde. beschabt und bestoßen.Nissen, Vogelb. 825 (abweich. Orell u. Füßli als Verleger). - Vgl. Zimmer II, 552 (nur 2. Ausg.). 4800 g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ketterer Kunst Hamburg GmbH]
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        A description of the sights, or, instruments for pointing guns;

      royal 8vo., 3 engraved plates (2 of which are folding), vi (7) - 25 (2) 24 - 55 (1)pp., including the half-title (which has some soiling), original soiled boards, neatly rebacked. A very good large copy with the contemporary ownership signature of "Henry Beaufoy**, South Lambeth. April 1820", at head of title. A relatively little known contribution to military technology by William Congreve (1772-1828), best known now for his designs for military rockets, the "Congreve Rocket system", which he regarded as in every way superior to conventional military and naval ordnance. Among the 18 or so patents taken out by Congreve between May 1808 and February 1827, none appears, however, to be for his gun sights. * H.M.S. Liffey (1813-1827) was a 40 gun (later 50 gun) Endymion-class frigate built for the Royal Navy by Wigram, Wells & Green at Blackwall on the Thames. Launched in 1813, H.M.S. Liffey saw action in the First Burmese War but was finally broken up in July 1827. ** Henry Beaufoy was a son of the astronomer and physicist Mark Beaufoy (1764-1827), a founder member of the Society for the Improvement of Naval Architecture. It was Henry who in 1834 was to publish his father's experimental research into the relationship between hull shapes and water resistance.

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        Über Lebende Würmer im Lebenden Menschen. Ein Buch für ausübende Aerzte. Mit nach der natur gezeichneten Abbildungen auf vier Tafeln. Nebst einem Anhange.

      Wien, Carl Schaumburg et Comp, 1819. 4to. XII + 284 + (4) s. Kobberstukket vignett på tittelbl. 4 kobberstukne håndkolorerte plansjer. Fint samt. skinnbd. med sort skinn tittelfelt. Ryggdekor i gull. Navn på fribl.. Nice cont. half calf. Spine gilt. Name on fly-leaf. Engraved vignette on title-page. 4 engraved hand-coloured plates

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        Vom Baue und Leben des Gehirns. Erster und zweiter Band

      Leipzig, Dyksche Buchhandlung, 1819 und 1822. - Burdach (1776-1847) studierte und habilitierte sich in Leipzig und war ab 1811 Professor für Anatomie, Physiologie und Gerichtsmedizin in Dorpat. Ab 1814 war er in Königsberg Professor für Anatomie und leitete dort bis 1826 auch die von ihm gegründete Anatomische Anstalt. Nach Burdach sind verschiedene anatomische Strukturen des Zentralnervensystems benannt worden (z.B. der Fasciculus cuneatus und der Burdach-Kern). Er benannte viele hier beschriebene anatomische Strukturen neu, auch wenn er sie nicht selbst entdeckt hatte (Putamen, Globus pallidus u.a.): - Sehr selten! 1826 folgte noch ein dritter Band, der sich mit den Funktionen des Gehirns befaßte Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1350 26,5 x 22cm, zeitgen. Halbleder, mod. Rückenschild mit goldgeprägtem Titel, schwacher Bibl.-Stempel auf Titel, Bibl.-Exlibris (Herzogliche Bibliothek zu Cöthen); IV, 283 S., 2 gefalt. Kupfertafeln; 1 Bl., IV, 418 S., 7 gefalt. Kupfertafeln [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dr. Karl Böker]
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        The First Tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of the picturesque; [with] The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of consolation; [and] The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, in search of a wife [3 Volumes] A Comic Poem Satirising William Sawrey Gilpin.

      Published by R. Ackermann at the Repository of Arts, London 1819 / 1820 / 1821. 1819/1820/1821. Uniform matching hard back binding in contemporary smooth finest quality brown leather covers with different coloured leather inlaid to the the front and rear boards, raised bands with twin morocco labels to the spines, marble paper end papers, all page edges gilt and gilt dentelles. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 276; 277; 279 printed pages of text with single-sided coloured aquatint plates including coloured frontispiece and title page to each. First Tour is Eighth edition [1819] with new plates, Second Tour is Second edition [1820], Third Tour is First Edition [1821]. General light rubbing to the spine edges, one hinge has been repaired, some off-setting from the plates, but without any foxing to the paper which is particularly clean. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Spontini"), to Monsieur de Lattré, reminding him of an invitation to dine with Mme. Spontini

      N.p. [Paris?] 1819 - One page, in French. 8vo. The Neapolitan-born Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini (1774-1851) was a celebrated composer of operas in his day, who made his career in Paris under the patronage of the Empress Josephine. His most famous opera, LA VESTALE, premiered in Paris in 1807, and, according to Grove's Dictionary, underwent over 200 performances in Paris by the year 1824. As late as 1954, in fact, in celebration of the composer's 180th birthday, it enjoyed a revival at La Scala with Maria Callas in the leading role.*According to calendars, only these two years during Spontini's time in Paris had a September 22 which fell on Wednesday. Spontini left Paris in 1819 to accept a position with the Dresden opera.

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        Istoria d'Italia. Alla miglior lezione ridotta dal professor Giovanni Rosini.

      Niccolò Capurro 1819 - 1820 10 voll. in 8°; pp. XXXVIII - 277; 263; 335; VIII - 268; 264; VIII - 241; 259; 262; 256; VI - 56 - XCVI - II - 60; con un ritratto dell'Autore inciso all'antiporta del primo volume e con un saggio sulle azioni e sulle opere di Francesco Guicciardini scritto dal professor Giovanni Rosini nel decimo volume. Tutti vol. con legatura uniforme in m.pelle con tasselli per il titoli e fregi al dorso, lievi tracce d'uso ai dorsi per alcuni vol., carta con barbe e lievi bruniture in alcuni volumi. Edizione rara e ricercata, buon esemplare. Cfr. Graesse vol. III "tiré à 200 ex. seulement"; Brunet vol. II.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Viaggio antiquario neâ?? contorni di Roma...

      Vincenzo Poggioli 1819 8vo, 2 Voll.; 311(1) pp. con 5 carte rip. e 17 tavv. f.t.; 334 pp. con 7 carte rip. e 13 tavv. f.t. Ottime legature coeve in mz. pelle con fili, piccoli fregi, titolo e numerazione in oro su doppio tassello in pelle al ds. Tagli in leggera coloritura a spruzzo. Cerniere con minime mancanze e leggermente allentate, altrimenti bellâ??esemplare, assai fresco. Raro. Rossetti, 7357. Olschki, 17660.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters, of Remarkable Persons from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II

      H. R. Young & T. H. Whiteley, London 1819 - Cruikshank, George. First Edition thus. 155 portraits, including 14 by George Cruikshank. 4 vols. 8vo. In 1788 James Caulfield, author and printseller, began his work Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters of Remarkable Persons, a series of reproductions of old portrait paintings and copies of rare old or popular prints accompanied by letterpress biographies. This was published in parts between 1790 and 1795. His plates for Remarkable Persons were reprinted with new ones in The New Wonderful Museum (1803-8), devoted to remarkable events, objects, and people. Bound in full contemporary polished blue calf, a.e.g, gilts spine, blindstamped sides, slight rubbing. Bookplate of Thomas Dawson 155 portraits, including 14 by George Cruikshank. 4 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Walks Through Ireland in The Years 1812, 1814, and 1817 Described in a Series of Letters to an English Gentleman

      Sir Richard Phillips, London 1819 - spine corners bumped ; Few chips to morocco label, light foxing; otherwise a remarkably nice copy of a very scarce title. Marginal notes in pencil. Five pages of Phillips' advertisements follow text. Handsomely bound in half black morocco by Seton & Mackenzie.; ; 599 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Iconologia, ovvero, Immagini di tutte le cose principali a cui l'umano talento ha finto un Corpo

      Paolo Antonio Tosi, Milan - 1819- 1821. 2 volumes in 4, demi-reliure à coins. xii 240 [3]; [4] 240 [4] pages; Texte en français et italien, 240 gravures en couleurs. Rare première édition richement illustrée de ce livre de référence pour les peintres et sculpteurs du XIX. 2 folio volumes, modern half binding, raised bands, top edge guilt, pp. xii 240 [3]; [4] 240 [4]; parallel text in French and Italian; hand-colored aquatint frontispiece and 240 hand-colored aquatint plates. Rare first edition of this magnificently illustrated emblematic model book for painters and sculptors. Each of the two volumes of Pistrucci's work contains 120 models or icons, illustrated with a corresponding full-page etched plate partly printed in colors and finished with aquatint. As Pistrucci notes in his preface, the coloring (a particular shade of green said to represent envy) is a significant component of the work, as his descriptions often refer to a specific color associated with each icon. This advantage is lacking in all other editions of the Iconologia so far published. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Darstellung des Fabriks- und Gewerbswesens im österreichischen Kaiserstaate vorzüglich in technischer Beziehung.

      Wien Anton Strauß und Wallishauser -22 1819 - VI, 988, XVI, 658 (2), 1028 (2) S. Halbleder-Bände mit Goldprägung. Bd. 3 mit kl. Fehlstelle im Bezugspapier, Bd. 1 u. 2 mit leichten Wasserrändern in dem ansonsten festen und sauberen Expl.! 1. Theil (in 2 Bdn.) enthaltend: Die Beschreibung der rohen Materialien, welche in den Fabriken, Manufacturen und Gewerben des österreichischen Kaiserstaates verarbeitet werden. Mit Angabe der Vorarbeiten, der nutzbaren Abfälle u.s.w. 2. Theil enthaltend: Die Beschreibung der Fabricate, welche in den Fabriken, Manufacturen und Werkstätten des österr. Kaiserstaates erzeugt werden. Mit einm vollst. Grundrisse der Technologie. 1.100 gr. Halbleder-Bände mit Goldprägung.

      [Bookseller: Klaus Schöneborn]
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        Saggi Geologici degli Stati di Parma e Piacenza.

      Ivi, dai torchi del Majno, 1819, - in-4, pp. (8), 165, leg. del tempo m. marocch., tit. e fregi oro al dorso (abrasione alla cuffia infer.). Dedica dell'a. a Maria Luigia d'Austria, duchessa di Parma, Piacenza e Guastalla. Con 1 carta geogr. e 6 tavole di fossili inc. in rame più volte ripieg. f.t. Prima edizione di quest' opera d'interesse locale e scientifico, che si occupa dei fossili animali, vegetali e minerali rinvenuti nella zona appeninica compresa tra i fiumi Trebbia, a nord, e Taro, a sud, e riferisce le osservazioni particolari dei viaggi fatti dall'autore in alcune località (S. Genesio Piacentino, Vernasca, Veleja, Serravalle, Borgotaro). Cortesi (1760-1838) fu professore di geologia ed autore anche del breve scritto "Sulle ossa fossili di grandi animali terrestri e marini". Rara ed importante monografia, accuratamente impressa. Esempl. magnifico, a pieni margini. Lozzi II, 3401, note. Wellcome II, 394. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Parthenaïs oder die Alpenreise. Ein idyllisches Epos i zwölf Gesängen.

      1819 1819 - Erste (- Zweiter) Theil. Neue Auflage. 2 bd. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus 1819. 233 + [8]; 256 s. Med 6 kobberstik af Forssel, G. Opiz, V. Boettger, F. Rosmäsler og Zschoch. Eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i orig. olivenfarvet kartonnage med pompeiansk ramme og vignet på forsiden og en mindre vignet på bagsiden. Nogle blade let bruneret, bind mærket af alder og opbevaring. * Udgaven var ulovlig og ikke godkendt af Baggesen. Meget sjælden, især i denne tilstand. Plesner 114. Bibl. Dan. IV,269, der fejlagtig opgiver 12 kobbere. Wæber 132. Goedeke VI, 164,8

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Rapport du Jury central sur les produits de l'Industrie française.

      De l'Imprimerie Royale, A Paris 1819 - In-8 de XXIV-492 pp., demi-basane rouge, dos lisse orné de filets dorés (reliure de l'époque). Cinquième Exposition des produits de l'industrie.

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        Traite des Arbres et des Arbustes que l'on Cultive en France en plain terre.

      Paris: Etienne Michel and Arthus Bertrand, [1800]-1819. - 7 volumes, folio (16 6/8 x 10 inches). Half-titles. Engraved title-page to volume one after Percier et Thibaud engraved by Pillement and Née. 496 fine color-printed stipple-engraved plates FINISHED BY HAND (including more than 400 after P. J. Redouté and some 30 after Pancrace Bessa), and 2 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards, all edges uncut (expertly rebacked preserving the original spines). Provenance: Anonymous ownership inscription: "G[ift] of Mr. John S. Ames, December 1951" on the verso of the title-page of each volume. Second edition, sometimes called the "Nouveau Duhamel" or, "New Duhamel", ONE OF A SMALL NUMBER PRINTED ON LARGE PAPER, is completely revised and enlarged, and bares very little resemblance to the book published by Duhamel with the same title in two volumes in 1755. The magnificent color plates, the majority of them after Redoute, and many after Bessa are new to this edition. Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840), often called "the Raphael of flowers," was born in the Belgian Ardennes - the son, grandson, great-grandson and brother of artists. From the beginning, Redoute's talents were recognized by distinguished men and women who took pleasure in forwarding his career. For the study of botany, his teacher was Heritier de Brutelle, one of the outstanding naturalists of his day. Gerard van Spaendonck, Flower Painter to the King, taught Redoute the technique of painting in watercolor on vellum. But by the master's own account, the pupil's work was finer. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. It is essentially a technique of engraving a copper plate with a dense grid of dots which can be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color. Because the ink lies on the paper in miniscule dots, it does not obscure the "light" of the white paper beneath the color. After this complicated printing process was complete, the prints were then finished by hand in watercolor, so as to conform to the models Redoute provided. Redoute had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie Antoinette to Josephine's successor, the Empress Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in this turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty books on natural history and archaeology. Du Hamel (later de-nobilized to Duhamel) du Monceau was born to a farming family in Paris. By 21 he was studying at the Jardin du Roi, which later became the Jardin des Plantes, where he became friends with Bernard de Jussieu (1699 –1777?), who recommended him to the Académie des Sciences. He published a number of scientific works on fruit trees and other plants: "Recherches sur les causes de la multiplication des espèces des fruit", "Anatomie de la Poire" (1730-1731), and "Traité des Arbres Fruitiers" (1768). From 1755, Duhamel began publication of the eight-volume work "Traité complet des Bois et des Fôrets" that would attempt to detail "all aspects of trees including their planting, growth, maintenance, and transportation. The first installation started with two volumes titled "Traité des Arbres et Arbustes" (1755). Other titles that were included in the comprehensive work were "La Physique des Arbres" (1758), "De l’Exploitation des Bois" (1764), and finally "Du Transport" (1767). Between the years 1752 and 1777, he authored various works that appeared both in Diderot’s "Encyclopédie" and the "Dictionnaire des Arts et Metiers". Bret Payne for Oak Spring Garden Library online. Brunet II, 871; Dunthorne, 243; "Great Flower Books", p.55' Nissen 549; Plesch p. 211; Pritzel 2470. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil factice de travaux 10 travaux, pour la plupart extraits de l'Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et de l'Institut, dont le rapport sur les tontines

      1819 - pagination multiple , 1819-1831, in-4, pagination multiple, demi-chagrin brun, dos à faux nerfs [H. Durand], Fourier fut l'un des savants qui participa à la reconstitution de l'Académie des Sciences en 1817 ; il en devint le secrétaire perpétuel en 1822. Il publia plusieurs travaux dans les Mémoires, dont ceux ici présentés, notamment le rapport de la commission dont Fourier faisait partie, avec Lacroix et Poisson, au sujet des tontines : ce travail suscita un grand intérêt à l'époque où il parut et il fut perçu comme oeuvre de bien public. En effet, Fourier y dénonçait ces groupe d'épargnants percevant des intérêts viagers lors du décès de l'un des associés ; d'une part, concluait-il, ce système implique la part funeste du hasard en lieu et place de ce qui devrait être le fruit du travail, d'autre part il encourage la jouissance personnelle et le retrait de la société. Les pièces extraites de l'Histoire de l'Académie sont reliées dans l'ordre suivant : 1. "Mémoire sur la température des habitations et sur le mouvement varié de la chaleur dans les prismes rectangulaires". Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et de l'Institut, année 1817, T. II (publication : 1819) ; Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences), p. XVIII à XXVI. 2. "Recherches sur l'analyse algébrique". Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et de l'Institut, année 1821-1822, T. V (publication : 1826) ; Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, p. 9 à 11. 3. "Rapport sur les tontines, présenté dans la séance du 9 avril 1821. La commission était composée de MM. Fourrier, rapporteur, Lacroix et Poisson". Id, p. 26 à 43. Les rapports suivants donnent l'analyse des travaux de l'Académie pour la partie mathématique : Fourier en est désormais le rapporteur, après avoir succédé à Delambre en tant que secrétaire perpétuel en 1822. 4. "Rapport lu dans la séance publique de l'institut, le 24 avril 1823". Id, p. 231 à 320. 5. Géométrie. Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et de l'Institut, année 1823, T. VI (publication : 1827) ; Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences), p. I à LX. 1823. 6. "Rapport lu dans la séance publique de l'institut, le 24 avril 1824". Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et de l'Institut, T. VII (1827). P.I à XCI. 7. Géométrie. Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et de l'Institut, T. VIII (publication : 1829) ; Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, p. I à LXXII. 8. Géométrie. Analyse des travaux de l'Académie Royale des Sciences pendant l'année 1826. Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et de l'Institut, T. IX (publication : 1830) ; Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences), p. I à XCV. 9. Géométrie, "Supplément au cinquième volume du Traité de la mécanique céleste de M. Laplace". Analyse des travaux de l'Académie Royale des Sciences pendant l'année 1827. Extrait des Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et de l'Institut, T. X (publication : 1831) ; Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, p. I à LIX. La 10e pièce, reliée à à suite du rapport sur les tontines, est extraite quant à elle du Journal de physique, de chimie et d'histoire naturelle, novembre an 1821 : "Considérations générales sur la population (Extrait des Mémoires statistiques de la ville de Paris)". Tome XCIII, novembre 1821, p. 321 à 446. Joseph Fourier (1768-1830) fut successivement titulaire de la chaire d'analyse mathématique à l'École polytechnique tout juste fondée, secrétaire perpétuel de l'Académie créée par Bonaparte au Caire, préfet de l'Isère, membre de l'Académie des sciences, puis de l'Académie française. Il est reconnu pour sa célèbre Théorie de la chaleur, élaborée dès 1805. Ex-libris imprimé du bibliophile Henri Viellard et l'estampille annulée de l'Institut Catholique de Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Amoenitates Italicae sistentes opuscula ad rem herbariam et zoologiam Italiae spectantia.

      - Bononiae, typis Annesii de Nobilibus, 1819. 4to (262 x 205mm). pp. (6), 472, with 6 engraved plates. Contemporary half vellum, marbled sides. Antonio Bertolini (1775-1869) was an Italian botanist and professor of botany at Bologna from 1816-1869. This volume comprises a number of papers, some of which were not published before. The articles are as follows: Observationes botanicae; Pugillus stirpium Lunensium; Rariorum Italiae plantarum decades; Plantae Genuenses; Iter ad urbem Ravennam; Specimen zoophytorum portus Lunae; Appendix ad specimen zoophytorum portus Lunae; Historia fucorum maris Ligustici; Flora alpium Apuanarum.Stafleu & Cowan 486.

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        Memoirs of Henry Obookiah


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        A Voyage to South America and the Cape of Good Hope


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        A Letter to William Gifford


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        VICTORIA 1819 1901 Queen of Great Britain and Ireland


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        Historic, Military, and Naval Anecdotes, Of Personal, Bravery, and particular Incidents which occured to the Armies of Great Britain and her Allies, in the last long-cong-contested War, terminating with the Battle of Waterloo. Edited, and published by, and engraved under the direction of, Edward Orme.

      London 1819. Folio. 94 + (2) s. 40 håndkolorerte akvatinter. Fint nyere priv. håndb. rødt skinnbd. med 5 opphøyde bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Helt gullsnitt. Teksten svakt brunplettet, ellers et rent og fint eks.. Recent half calf with five raised bands. Spine gilt. All edges gilt. 40 hand-coloured aquatint plates. Text with light occasional browning, otherwise in very good condition

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        pulpit Bible] Biblia,das Ist: Die Ganze F Heilige Schrift Alten Und Neuen Testamens.

      Gedruckt Und Im Verlage Bey Johann Bar, Lancaster [pa. ] 1819 - B&W Illustrations; A large apr 10 x 14". 11 pounds pulpit bible. Last auctioned at Swanns in poor condition 1982. Boards with more modern faux leather covering and original heavy leather spine laid down. Contents sound and tight, foxed from the heavy inked text. Illustrations variously signed: Jas. Henry sculp; J. Henry sc. According to Bo tte & Tannhof, the engraver is probably John Henry. Cf. Hamilton, S. "Early American book illustrators and wood engravers," no. 1704. Advertised in "Der Volksfreund," Lancaster, Pa. , Nov. 25, 1817. Parentheses substituted for square brackets in imprint transcription. Printed in two columns. "Biblia" printed in Roman type. "Subscribenten-Verzeichniss." --P. [5-9], 1st count. List of subscribers' names, organized by state. Printed in four columns. "August Herman Frankens kurzer Unterricht, wie man die Heilige Schrift zu seiner wahren Erbauung lesen solle." --P. [1-2], 4th count. "Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heilandes, Jesu Christi. Verdeutschet durch Doctor Martin Luther." --227, [1] p. , 7th count, with separate title page. Parentheses substituted for square brackets in transcription. Includes indexes, p. [1]-92, 8th count. Printed in three columes. ([10], 100, 12, [4], 738, 26, [4], 227, [1], 92 pages, [2] leaves of plates) : 2 illustrations. According to the German translation of Martin Luther. ; With instructive prefaces, and many useful and rare registers provided. ; Apart from the third book of the Maccabees, and the addition of the third and fourth book of Ezra. ; And likewise: a brief Biblical history and biography Doctor Martin Luther. ; [Three lines from Joshua] I also quoete American Bibles 1861 but have not collated this to their description-"BIBLIA, Das ist: Die ganze FHeilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Teestamens. Nach der Deutschen Uebersetzung von Doctor Martin Luther. Mit lehrreichen Borreden und vielen nusslichen und seltenen Registern versehen. Nebst dem dritten Buch der Maccabaer, und Zugabe des dritten und vierten Buchs Esra. Imgleichen Eine furz gfasste Biblische Geschicte und Lebensbeschreibung Doctor Martin Luthers. Last das Buch dieses Oesetzes micht von deinem Munde Komnen &c. Josua Cap. 1. B. 8 Lancaster, [Penn] Gedruckt und im verlage des Johann Bar. 1819. (L. ) folio. Title 1 f. ; verso, blank; Yorrede, 1 i. ; Subschreibenten, Verzeichniss, 5 pp. ; 1 blank Kuzgefaste Geschichte des Alten and Neuen Testamentes pp. 1-100 sigs A to Z in 2s Wahrhafte Beschreibung Bon der Geburt, dem Leben und Iod Des Seligen Marin Luther &c. Pp. 1-8; Borrede aus das Alte Testament von Doctor Martin Luther, pp. 9-12; August Herman Frankens Kurzen Unterricht wie man die Heilige Schrift zu seiner wayren Erbauung lesen solte. 2 pp not numbered Berzeichniss der Bucher des Alten Testaments bis aus die Propheten 1 p. Sigs A to D in 2s Text Gen to Mal, pp. 1-644, sigs A to verso of Ffff2 in 4s, Apocrypha in smaller type, pp 645-738 sigs. Ffff 3 to verso of Ssss1 in 4s; Anhang (3 and 4 Ezra and 3d Jude) in smaller type, pp. 1-26; sigs. In numbers 1 to verso of 7-1 in 2s; Title to N. T : Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi, Verdeutchet durch Doctor Martin Luther. Lancaster, [Penn. ]: Gedrukt, und im Verlage bey Johann Bar. 1819. 1 p. , verso, blank; Borrede Aus das Neue Testament, von Doctor Martin Luther. P. 3 [A]; and part of 4 Verzeichniss der Bucher der Neuen Testament, rest of page 4; Text: Mat. To Rev. , pp. 5-227; Sonne-und Festtagliche Episteln un Evangelien, 1 p. Not numbered; sig. [A3] to verso of [Dd]2 in 4s ; Register ueber die Namen in der Heiligen Schrift, pp. 1-76; Register Zur Erklarung eineiger dunkeln - Worter und Gebrauche, &c. , pp. 77-82; Berzeichniss Der Erb-und Stuhlfolge der Judischen Kohenpriester, &c. Pp. 83-86; Zeit Register, pp.87-82. Eude. Sigs. A to Z in 2s. Engraved frontispieces; that to the Old Test. , Moses with the Tables of the Law; to the New Test. , The Adoration of the Shepherds; both engraved by J. Henry." ; 13 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres d'Homère, avec des remarques, précédés de réflexions sur Homère et sur la traduction des poètes par P. J. Bitaubé. 4 vols.

      Ledoux et Tenré, Paris 1819. With 4 engraved plates, contemporary full calf, inner, outer and edges with ornamental borders, spines richly gilt, all edges gilt. A fine set.. 16022011

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        Leçons de flore

      Panckoucke, Paris 1819 - Trois tomes en deux volumes in-8 cartonnages verts à la Bradel, pièces de titre de maroquin bordeaux, tomaisons dorées. 1er volume : tomes 1 et 2 : "Cours complet de botanique, explication de tous les systèmes, introduction à l'étude des plantes", VIII-278 pages + 3 feuillets, 158 pages et 3 feuillets. 2nd volume : tome 3 : "Essai d'une iconographie élémentaire et philosophique des végétaux, avec un texte explicatif", 200 pages, 1 tableau sur 2 (l'Organographie végétale manque), 64 planches. Les planches, protégées de papier de soie, sont dessinées et finement coloriées par J.F. Turpin, et gravées par Massard, Dien, Six-Deniers, Rebel, Guyard, Giraud, Coignet et Phelipeau. Elles représentent plus de mille objets botaniques et sont dans un état de fraicheur remarquable. L'ouvrage comporte au tome 1 des rousseurs parfois fortes, faiblement présentes au tome 2 et quasi absentes au tome 3, aucune planche n'en est affectée. Les leçons de flore constituent la 7ème et dernière partie de la "Flore médicale" de Chaumeton et sont indépendantes et complètes par elles-mêmes. Bon exemplaire. // Three volumes bound in 2, 8vo, green paper-covered original boards, red morocco title-pieces, gilt-lettered back. First edition illustrated with 64 very fresh and fine hand-coloured engraved botanical plates (over 1000 items) by J.-F. Turpin (French botanist and illustrator, 1775-1840). Some browning and foxing of text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Medicinisch-chirurgische Denkwürdigkeiten aus seinen Feldzügen Für deutsche Ärzte und Wundärzte aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet (2 Bände, komplett).

      Leipzig, Engelmann 1813 , 1819 - Bd. 1: XII, 652 S., 2 Falttaf.; Bd. 2 (enthaltend die Feldzüge von 1812-1814): X, 350 S., 2 Falttaf., 20 cm, Einbände leicht berieben und an den Rücken teilweise abgeplatzt, Vorblätter jeweils mit Besitzvermerk, Bd. 1 Vorblatt mit eingeklebtem Zeitungsartikl von 9.3.1951, gebräunt, leicht stockfleckig. Larrey (1766-1842) Sprache: deu Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Spectator (Complete in 8 Volumes)

      London: J. Bumpus. Very Good. 1819. Hardcover. Complete 8 Volume Set. New Edition (1819) , Carefully Corrected from the Originals, with Historical, Biographical, and Explanatory Notes, Contents, and a General Index. Includes The Lives of the Authors. Five hundred and fifty-five numbers of The Spectator were published daily between March 1, 1711 and December 6, 1712 by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele. These issues were later collected in 7 volumes. An additional 79 issues(Numbers 556-635) were then printed thrice weekly in 1714, and then collected in an eighth volume. In issue No. 10, the authors declared: "The Spectator will aim to enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality." The authors hoped the The Spectator has brought philosophy out of the closets and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea tables and coffee-houses.. The daily circulation was a modest 3000 subcribers, but The Spectator was widely read at coffee houses. Addison estimated that each number was read by 60,000 Londoners, about a tenth of the capital's population at the time. (Wikepedia). Very Good marble boards with leather spine and corners. Fancy gilt filigree decorative spine. Marble paper pastedowns and endpapers. Former owner signature & date on front endpapers. Spine ends, corners and book edges worn(considering age). Top fore-edges gilt rubbed. Volume 7: small rub mark at spine bottom. Volume 8: front cover detached. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Bonner Burschenlieder.

      Bonn, Weber 1819.. VI, 300 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Erman/Horn I, 15701; Goed. VIII, 137,17 und XIII, 382, 3. - Seltene erste Ausgabe; mit dem nur wenigen Exemplaren beigegebenen Verzeichnis der 153 Bonner Studenten, die das Werk subskribiert hatten. Die Bonner Burschenlieder, das erste Studentenliederbuch an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, wurden von Hoffmann von Fallersleben für seine Verbindung "Alte Bonner Burschenschaft" herausgegeben, bei den 136 Texten (u. a. von Goethe, Kerner, Uhland und seines Bonner Dozenten Ernst Moritz Arndt) finden sich auch zwei eigene unter dem Pseudonym P(oet) Siebel. - Mit 32 angebundenen weißen Blättern. Gering berieben. Durchgehend fleckig und teils wasserrandig, einige Ankreuzungen und Seitenverweise in Bleistift im Inhaltsverzeichnis.

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        The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

      Printed by C. S. Van Winkle. Second editions throughout, with the first part dated 1819 and parts 2-7 dated 1820.. Some light to moderate foxing and stains in the text; a very good, unsophisticated copy.. Cf. BAL 10106; Wright I, 1431. 7 parts bound in one volume, small 4to, contemporary tree-calf skillfully rebacked, gilt decorated and lettered spine. Bound without the original wrappers, but the seven title-pages are present. An iconic work of American literature. With the first appearance of "Rip Van Winkle," "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," and Irving's charming tales of England, The Sketch Book brought critical acclaim and recognition to American literature for the first time. Part No. 1 was published in March, 1819, and was succeeded by six more parts, for a total of thirty-one tales, that concluded in August, 1820. The enormous popularity of The Sketch Book gave rise to immediate and constant reprintings of the parts issues, with one part being dated as late as 1823. In 1824 the parts ceased when the publisher issued the “Fourth Edition” in book form only, in two volumes. The publication of The Sketch Book was complicated because Irving never personally saw the manuscript installments through the press. They were sent from England, where he was living at the time, to his brother, Ebeneezer, and his friend, Henry Brevoort, in New York. They acted as his agents and unofficial editors in seeing the parts through the press of Cornelius S. Van Winkle, a book and job printer on Greenwich Street. Adding to the complication was the fact that Irving's holograph was changeling to correctly transcribe. As a consequence the first editions of the parts contained numerous typographical errors, which were corrected at Irving's insistence after he reviewed the printed versions as they were sent to him, and thus subsequent printings were made from revised and sometimes reset plates.

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        Svensk choralbok.

      Af kongl. psalm-kommitén gillad och antagen år 1819. Utarbetad af Ioh. Christ. Fred. Hæffner. Stockholm, stentryck af C. Müller, A. Wiborgs förlag, 1820. Tvär 4:o, (2),+ 128 litografiska s. Lätta lagerfläckar. Med samtida bläckanteckningar om författare och tonsättare. Samtida skinnband, rygg med upphöjda bind och titeletikett. Skada på övre kapitäl. Namnteckning. Tillsammans med: HÆFFNER, Johann Christian Friedrich. Svensk choralbok. Andra delen. Jemte chronologiskt och melodi-register till första delen. Uppsala, Palmblad & c, 1821. Tvär 4:o. (2),+ XXVI,+ 35 s. med tryckta noter. Något nött samtida skinnband, guldornerad rygg med en tvåa i mittfältet. Frampärmens insida med bortraderad namnteckning. Den nya officiella koralboken, och ett tidigt svenskt litografiskt arbete, tillsammans med den ovanliga andra delen som har musiktryck efter Breitkopfs metod. Redan år 1800 hade Haeffner för Musikaliska Akademien presenterat ett förslag till koralbok, inte minst i polemik gentemot Voglers år 1799 utkomna koralbok. Det bedömdes positivt och 1808 Haeffners första tryckta koralbok, där han även i ett förord presenterade sina idéer kring mässmusiken. Han uppmärksammades nu på allvar bl.a. av Geijer, på vars inrådan han 1818 upptogs i psalmbokskommittén, vilken hade till uppdrag att utforma den kommande officiella koralboken

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        Geognostische Studien am Mittelrheine.

      Kupferberg, Mainz 1819 - Mainz, Kupferberg, 1819. 21 x 12,5 cm. VIII, 223, [1] S. Neues Halbleinen. Text stockfleckig. Mit einer alten handschriftlichen Nr. auf dem Titelblatt. Poggendorff II, 998f. Frühe Arbeit des Trierer Geologen und Historikers Johann Steininger (1794-1874), der am Trierer Gymnasium Naturwissenschaften lehrte und unter anderem auch Lehrer von Karl Marx war. In zahlreichen Wanderungen und Studienreisen untersuchte er die Geologie und Mineralogie des mittelrheinischen Raumes, besonders des Trier-Luxemburger Gebietes und den Vulkanismus der Eifel. Seine Forschungen und Publikationen waren in der Frühzeit dieser Wissenschaftsbereiche grundlegend und wegweisend (Guido Groß in: Trierer Biographisches Lexikon, hg. v. Heinz Monz, Trier, WVT 2000, S. 450). Die älteste geognostische Arbeit Steiningers! Text stockfleckig. Mit einer alten handschriftlichen Nr. auf dem Titelblatt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EPHEMERIDES MOTUUM COELESTIUM AB ANNO 1817. AD ANNUM 1822. Ad Meridianum Bononiae Supputatae a Petro Catureglio...

      Bologna: Ex Typographia Josephi Lucchesinii. 1819. y First edition. Very Good. Folio. 4 vols. in 1. xvi,52;(53)-104;(105)-156;(157)-208;(209)- 312,xxvii,(5)pp. Copper engraved allegorical frontispiece. Title page with copper engraved view of Bologna's Royal Academy of Science. The second vol. (for 1818) and fourth vol. (for 1820) have engraved folding maps (polar projections of the northern hemisphere) showing the paths of projected eclipses. Cont. marbled boards, nicely rebacked in calf, black calf spine label (mislabeled with the wrong years for the contents of this volume). Occasional foxing.

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        Prodromo della grande anotomia. Seconda opera postuma di Paolo Mascagni posta in ordine e pubblicata a spese di una società innominata da Francesco Antommarchi dissertore anatomico...

      dalla Tipografia di Giovanni Marenigh 1819 Folio (cm. 46,2 e cm. 54), 2 Voll. (di cui il primo di testo e lâ??altro dal titolo â??Tavole figurate di alcune parti organiche del corpo umano degli animali e dei vegetabili esposte nel Prodromo della grande anatomiaâ??), 7 cc.nn., 194 pp., 1 c.nn., CII pp., 1 c.nn.; 1 c.nn. e 20 tavv. Legature coeve in mz. pergamena con titolo su tassello cartaceo al ds. (piccola mancanza nella parte inferiore del ds. del volume di testo). Qualche leggera fioritura, ma ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione originale non presente in Garrison - Morton e in Walleriana. Paolo Mascagni (1755 - 1815), considerato uno dei più grandi anatomisti italiani, si laureò ed insegnò nelle Università di Firenze, Pisa e Siena dove divenne anche presidente (1798) dellâ??Accademia dei Fisiocritici. I suoi studi sul sistema dei vasi linfatici lo resero celebre in tutta Europa.

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        FRANKFURT. "Dom zu Frankfurt am Main". Ansicht von Süden mit dem Bau in seiner ganzen Länge. Das Querschiff tritt weit vor, links Fachwerkhäuser, im Vordergrund Marktszenerie und reiche, mittelalterliche Personenstaffage.

      - Lithographie mit zwei Tonplatten von Domenico Quaglio, 1819, 40 x 40,5 cm. Winkler 640,53; Trost L60. - Architektonisch interessante Darstellung des Domes, in dem jahrhundertelang die deutschen Kaiser gewählt und gekrönt wurden.

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        Essai sur la théorie des proportions chimiques et sur l'influence chimique de l'électricité

      1819 - XVI, 190, (2), 120, (2)pp. Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1819, in-8, XVI, 190, (2), 120, (2)pp, 2 ouvrages reliés en un volume, demi-basane havane, dos lisse à filets gras dorés, pièce de titre rouge, tranches jonquille (reliure de l'époque), PREMIERE EDITION française traduite par Constantin Mouradgea d'Ohsson. "During his visit to Paris in 1818-19 Berzelius found the French chemists knew little of chemical proportions and nothing of his electrochemical theories. To remedy this he published the present volume containing material from his "Lärbok i kemien" (t.3)" (Cole n°143). Avec, en fin de volume, 120 pages de tables alphabétiques qui montrent le poids de l'atome de la plupart des substances inorganiques, ainsi que leur composition en centimètres. Avec relié en tête: BERZELIUS (J.J.). Analisi chimica d'ogni specie di minerali da eseguirsi facilmente. Florence, Piatti, 1822. VIII, 258pp, 4 planches dépliantes. PREMIERE EDITION ITALIENNE traduite par Gazzeri d'après la traduction française de Sig. Fresnel. Accroc à la coiffe de tête, rousseurs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ma Promenade au déla des Alpes.

      Berne, Burgdorfer 1819 - 16 x 9,8 cm, Front., 108 p., feuillet d' errata, au verso de la couverture muette se trouve cette mention: ' Don del ' auteur 20 avril 1819', cart. vert [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - RECATE IN VERSI ITALIANI DA GIOVANNI CASELLI. FIRENZE: DALLA STAMPERIA PIATTI. MDCCCXIX [1819]. In folio (38x26 cm) com [8], 191 pags. Encadernação da época com acabamento em papel cartonado rígido e marmoreado; e com falta do mesmo na lombada. Exemplar com leves picos oxidação do papel; e com ex-libris da época com as iniciais PMB. Obra com texto bilingue (grego antigo e italiano) confrontado página a página. Location/localizacao: Sala 2

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        Archive - Lincolnshire Spirit Merchant and Brewer - Trade Dispute with London Distillers

      London, 1819. Gosberton, London, 1819-1834. Archive of 27 manuscript documents of a Lincolnshire spirits merchant Thomas Doubleday, pertaining to his disputes over spirits purchased from London distillers mainly being claims of inferior quality; and, inversely, pertaining to inspections of Doubleday's storehouse by the Surveying Office and an enquiry by the Excise Office with undertones of possible smuggling. Includes 16 letters, 1 purchase invoice, 8 sales receipts, all in manuscript, and 1 printed court summons completed in manuscript, and 1 excise office permit to receive foreign brandy also completed in manuscript. Documents range in size and length. These are original signed letters received by Doubleday, and retained manuscript copies of his own correspondence and sales slips. Some minor creasing, otherwise the lot in very good condition. Mr. Thomas Doubleday of Gosberton, Spalding, Lincolnshire, was a dike-reeve by trade, who became a merchant of rum, brandy, gin and wine, as well as a brewer. He is sometimes addressed as "Spirits Merchant" and sometimes as "Brewer." Letters are posted to him at the Gosberton Brewery. [There were other brewers in the Doubleday family of Gosberton.] In this era, England's liquor trade was saturated by mendacious sorts of men and tainted with fraud and corruption. Smuggling, unlicenced distilling, misrepresenting quality, and reducing alcohol volume was rampant, thus lending equal opportunity for buyers to create false claims even against reputable distillers and dealers. It is impossible to ascertain truth versus exploitation in these transactions, however this lot of documents surely illuminates deceit and unscrupulous practices from one or all parties. It also affirms the importance of some changes that had recently been made to alcohol legislation in England. [Primarily designed to monitor distillers and merchants, and secondly to curtail overall consumption of spirits, an Act was passed in 1825. It aimed specifically to reduce smuggling, to strengthen controls on legitimate distilling. The Act banned distillers from retailing, outlawed distillation without a licence, banned distillations altogether on Sundays, instituted strict and extensive powers for oficers of the excise to effect inspection and seizure, and instituted retail licences. It also banned the sale or the consumption of spirits in prisons and workhouses.] The majority of the present documents are from the years 1826 to 1830 and consist of correspondence between the litigous merchant and the distillers from whom he purchased spirits, one or possibly both being unscrupulous in the transactions. However, the meddlesome presence and ironhanded excise officers, restless and keen to enforce legislation upon makers and merchants of spirits, beer and wine, also make an appearance in this lot. Collectively, these papers illustrate the Machiavellian history of the liquor trade some two hundred years ago. On 28 June 1826 an official excise summons demands a court appearance by Mr. Doubleday who is being accused in a matter of possessing "excess stock not duly accounted for" - being five gallons of English-made liquor. The document suggests theft, illegal importation, or perhaps evasion of taxes and duty. The liquor was seized the same day, prior to any investigation. In March 1831, Thomas Doubleday's shop was again investigated by the Surveying Office, and according to a manuscript letter by John Nutting of the excise office, the latter resulted in "... an unusual and illegal decrease in your stock of foreign brandy... reported to have been stolen". The excise officer requested all particulars of the purported theft, surely suspecting the liqueur had been smuggled out to evade duty fees. Doubleday responds at once, with much detail of the missing liqueur, as well as witnesses and even potential "suspicious character" to pursue. A permit dated 28 March 1830, granting one man to receive casks of foreign brandy, being two gallons, specifically from Doubleday's stock, and charging duties for "sending out one hour" and "receiving one day" suggests diligent, if not rigorous monitoring of all liquor being transported between ports and cities. Several manuscript letters were exchanged over the years between the proprietors of Eagle and Back distillery in Cripplegate Ward, London, and Mr. Thomas Doubleday, a wine and spirits merchant from Lincolnshire. Doubleday frequently disputed the quality of the liquors and even the quantity received, forming a rather curious and entertaining account of the liquor trade in early nineteenth century London. Evidently Doubleday fancied himself a better distiller, or at least a spirits connoisseur, and yet he continued to purchase from Eagle and Back. As a regular client he received written notices of price changes from the company, 'strong gin' being increased in 1826 and again in 1831. A letter/invoice dated 27 November 1826, penned on Eagle and Back stationery, outlines an order for gin, Jamaican rum, and casks, which were shipped to the port town of Boston in Lincolnshire for Doubleday. The earliest letter from John Back of the distillery, postmarked and received 7 July 1829, is a response to what appears to have been Doubleday's first complaint. His issues are the quality (strength) of a brandy and the price of gin. The writer is surprised at the notion of an unhappy customer and attempts to clarify any discrepancies or concern with much detail, and some sarcasm. Excerpt: "... the Brandy is the growth of the same maker in Cognac as your last Hogshead, which you approved... If we had wished to spoil the flavour we should have used some the Godfrey Fo. But as the Excise Commissioners have an unfortunate way of putting a heavy fine of but a few hundred pounds upon the back of a man who will infringe their laws, we are not mad enough yet to mix BB with Foreya..." On 4 April 1830 Doubleday complains of a tardy shipment, "The Boston waggoner tells my men who has met waggon thru different nights after midnight at the Isle-bar, that the puncheons certainly has not yet arrived at Peterboro [Peterborough in Cambridgeshire] ..." A response from Eagle & Back distillers written 13 April 1830 confronts the chronic complainer, "... it is not at all probably that they would make a mistake of 4 Gallons in 88 Gallons... There is certainly something suspicious in your spirits always coming deficient and if that is the case, it must be done in the hands of the Carrier..." A letter written in 1831 reveals nineteenth century liquor transport laws, as well as another questionable move attempted by Doubleday. Mr. Eagle writes to Doubleday, "... owing to the permit for the hogshead of port wine being a dock permit the name cannot be altered... have therefore sent a petition with the Board of Excise asking them to allow the same to be taken into the stock of Mr. Bennett..." Eagle and Back distillery was situated on Red Cross Street, Cripplegate Ward, London, it's owners being Messrs Thomas Eagle and John Back, who let the distillery premises and two messuages (nos 6 and 7) from a Lady-day beginning in 1826 for a term of 21 years, and whose rent was payable to the church. Half of their rent was paid to the churchwardens of the parish of St. Luke, which is connected to the parish of Cripplegate. The remaining half was payable as a contribution to the general charity fund of St. Giles parish. In the year 1830 Eagle and Back made substantial repairs and renovations to the premises as had been agreed in the lease agreement. According to the letterhead on which one letter is penned in 1826, this enterprise was the "Successor of Thomas Wyatt & Son." [In 1821, a distiller on 9 Red Cross Street named John Wyatt, possibly brother and business partner to Thomas Wyatt, died at 32 years of age, documented in the Gentleman's Magazine Vol 91.] In 1824 Thomas Eagle, one of the proprietors, inherited his brother's estate. He is listed in the register of the Licensed Victuallers Association in 1833. Along the same lines, Thomas Doubleday disputes relentlessly an over-shipment of spirits and related charges, this time with John Wood, a foreign wine & brandy merchant operating at Devonshire Street in Bishopsgate, London. As well as an original receipt for 1/4 pipe (39 gallons) of Superior Old Brandy for £31 made in October 1829, this transaction resulted in six rancorous letters between the parties. Doubleday refused to pay the invoice and further demanding credit for postage for the correspondence, while Wood repeatedly threatened legal action against him, the final letter being dated exactly six months after the invoice date, and the mater still not resolved. The lot further contains Doubleday's own copy of a letter he sent to a Mr. C. Shannon in December 1831, again disputing the alcohol proof of a bottle of rum purchased from him. Excerpt: "... I put the rum into my 2 gall measure, in the presence of our officer, when I found more than a quart deficient of measure & the strength 16.6/up[?] much lower than... My son John tells me he saw you put it up to file the measure properly therefore it cannot be Imperial. The rum is a good quality but you have reduced it too low for your own safety... it will be seizable... I should advise you to get your measure examined... & to attend to the strength of your whole stock of spirits to prevent your getting into trouble in future. As for the present mistake we can easy make right." The eights sales receipts in this archive record Doubleday's transactions, selling liquor to various customers between the years 1819 and 1834. Cripplegate was a gate in the London Wall and a name for the region of the City of London outside the gate. The area was almost entirely destroyed in the Blitz of World War II and today it is the site of the Barbican Estate and Barbican Centre. A map of St. Giles Cripplegate made in 1755 and held at the British Library, shows "Two Brewers Yard" as well as a vineyard, indicating a long history of producing wine and spirits in the district. . Very Good.

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        Compilation of 149 Scotch, Irish, and English popular songs and dances for various treble instruments, including the English flageolet, fife, violin, and Highland bagpipes. Musical manuscript, most probably of English or Scottish origin. Ca. 1819

      An intriguing testament to early 19th-century amateur music-making on the British Isles.. Oblong octavo (ca. 200 x 105 mm). Contemporary half dark tan calf with marbled boards, spine in decorative compartments gilt, marbled boards. 158 pp. Notated in treble clef on systems of one staff in black ink on 4-stave hand-ruled paper watermarked "Hagar & Co. 1819." In multiple hands, with the names of two possible scribes, James Temple and John Rutherford, at the conclusion of several songs. Several pages with additional musical notation in pencil in a somewhat later, unpracticed hand. Additional pedagogical material including a fingering chart for the "G Flute," scales for the violin, etc., to pp. 132-147. Index to pp. 151-158. Contents in order of appearance: - Siege of St. Sabastian - Morgiana in Ireland - Logan Water - Andromeda - Jock o Paris - Quadrille - Maggy Lauder - The Bonny Lass of Ballochmyle - Buonaparte's Quickstep on his entrance into Mantua - Nancy Dawson's Reel - Lady Shaftbury's Strathspey - Brose and Butter - Ormiston House - The Duke of York's March - Scots Wha hae wi Wallace Bled - I'll gang nae mair to yon town - The Haughs of Cromdale - St. Patrick's Day - The Quaker's Wife - Roy's Wife of Aldivalloch - Roslin Castle - Duke of Perth's Reel - Highlander's Farewell to Ireland. A Strath - Woo'd and Married And A - Here Awa, There Awa - Cawder Fair - Duncan Davidson, a Strathspey - The Rose Free - Caecelian Dance - The Cambells Are Comin' - Chapter of Donkies - Up and Waur Them a Willie, Pipe Set. - The Lands o' Liddisdale - Brighton Castle - Miss McLeod's Reel - The Grinders - The Bugle Quickstep - My Love She's but a Lassie Yet - Major Power's Quickstep - Armstrong's Whisky Punchèon, by George Elliot - Come under my Plaidy - Green Grow the Rushes - The Lodger's Return - Banks of Liddel - Miss Weir's [?] Waltz By John Armstrong - The Hungarian Dance - Gloomy Winter - N. Gow's Farewell to Whisky - Miss Forbes Farewell to Banf - Miss Drummond of Perth's Reel - Up and War Them a Will[i]e - The Fairy Dance, a Reel - The White Cockade - Earl of Moira's Welcome to Scotland, a Strathspey - Nancy's Fancy - The Sylph - A Quickstep' - Carse o' Gourie... - Queen's Triumph by J. Armstrong... - La Belle Catherine. French Air - The Yellow Hair'd Laddie - Oer the Moor Amang the Heather. - St. Patrick's Day (another version) - Orange and Blue - The Highland Chieftans. For fife - Corn Riggs - Drops of Brandy - The Bay of Biscay O - Brighton Castle (another version) - Captain Wake - The Blue Bonnets come o'er the Border - There's nae Luck about the House --This is no my ain Lassie - The New Rigged Ship - O Dear What Can the Matter be! - For Lack of Gold - Oer the Water to Charlie - Oer the Moor amang the Heather - Jessie the Flower oh Dumblane - Polly Put the Kettle On - Morgiana for Flagolet - Hibernia - The Marquis of Huntly Farewell - Braes of Tullymate - The Lee Riggs - Johnnie Cope, a March - The Duke of York's Favourite Troop, of Quickstep - Coolun. A Celebrated Irish Air. - My Oonly Joe and Dearie O! - Oscar's Ghost - The Daston Quickstep - Kathrine Ogie - Miss Lucy Campbell - The Broom o' the Cowden-Knows. - The Miller of Drone - The Isle of Queen - Miss Hope's Waltz - The Bonny Sunny Bank - Miss Shearer's Strathspey - Shurley's Fancy - A Favourite Highland Quickstep. 73d. Regt. - We'll a gang to Kelso - The Auld Man's Mare 'es Dead - Tail Toddle - Jockey to the Fair - Dinna think bonny Lassie I'm gaun to leave thee - Carreck Fergus. Irish. - The Day Returns My Bosom Burns... - The Soldier's Dream - Castleton Bridge. By W.P. Telford [?] - The Polly Privateer. A Sear Song - The Battle of Boulogne. A Sea Song - Timour the Tartar - Queen's Waltz - Copenhagen Waltz - The Highland March - Love down in the Broom - The Aiken Drum - Johnnie's Grey Breeks - The Ruffians Rant - Of a' the Airts. The [wind] can blow - The Button Hole - Paddy of Carrol - Boyne Water - Jenny Nettles - The Bonny Lass of Livingston - Black Jock - Oer the Hills and far way. Slow. - Miss Lyle. A Strathspey - Kail Brose of Auld Scotland - O Willie brew'd a peck o' Maut - The New Highlandman - Paddy Whack. Irish. - Lochaber - A Favourite Waltz - Mary of Castle Cary - The Wounded Hussar - The Humours of Glen - The Flowers of the Forest - God Save the King - Banks and Braes o' bonny Doon - Tullochgoram[!]. Gaelic. - Hoddom Mill, a Strathspey - The Rock and wie Pickle Tow - The Birks of Invermay - The Souters of Selkirk - Miss Lyle's Strathspey. For the Violin - A dictionary of music (probably incomplete) - Chart of Flats and Sharps (with diagram of flute or flageolet fingerings) - Tables of Transposition - Scale of Natural Notes for the G. Flute (with diagram of fingerings) - Fife Gamut (with diagram of fingerings) - Scale for the Violin - Scale for the new Patent Chromatic Albion Flute (with fingerings) - Gamut for Highland Bagpipes - Duke of Gordon's Birthday - C[ameron]'s got his Wife again Lacking upper board. Slightly worn, soiled and stained, heavier to some leaves; cropped at upper and lower edges, slightly affecting several measures of music; outer leaves with minor tears and resultant loss, slightly affecting two measures of music and several letters; first ten leaves and possibly part of the index lacking.

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