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        SPANISH AMERICA; OR A DESCRIPTIVE, HISTORICAL, AND GEOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT OF THE DOMINIONS OF SPAIN IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE...

      Philadelphia: Printed and Published by Abraham Small, 1819. 482pp. plus folding map and colored plate. Contemporary tree calf, leather label. Corners a bit worn. Some light foxing on prelims. Three-inch tear in gutter margin of map. Very good, with the armorial bookplate of Daniel Webster. First American edition, after the two-volume London edition of the previous year. Bonnycastle (1791-1848), a lieutenant colonel in the Royal Engineers, compiled this work from other primary sources, but apparently spent several years in both North and South America. He relies heavily on other authorities, especially Humboldt. Includes sections on California, Florida, New Mexico, New Spain, Spanish possessions in the Caribbean, New Granada, Peru, Buenos Aires, Chile, and the like. The map shows North and South America. Bonnycastle later published several books about Canada. SABIN 6333. HILL 151 (note).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        View of the Port and Town of Newcastle Upon Tyne, from the Rope Walk, Gateshead

      1819 - Aquatint printed in colors, with additional hand-coloring. Originally published by the artist, Newcastle: 1819. A modern impression, printed on hand-made wove paper, with wide margins and in excellent condition. Thomas M. Richardson was a Newcastle-based artist who began his career as an engraver of local views. From 1818 he exhibited paintings in several places in London including the Royal Academy. Views of his native city and its environs were a staple of his output. In this view, we can identify several buildings which still stand: the neoclassical Moot Hall with its porticoed entrance, and the Castle Keep behind it. Toward the center of the composition, the neo-Gothic spire of St. Nicholas' church (now cathedral) rises above a terrace of houses.

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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. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        West-oestlicher Divan.

      Stuttgart, Cotta, 1819 - 18,5 x 11 cm, 556 S. Goed. IV/3, 492, 110, Ia; Hagen 416. - Erste Ausgabe, zweiter Druck. Mit den von Goethe selbst korrigierten S. 7-10 und der Überschrift 'Talismane' auf S. 9, S. 495/96 in der Zählung übersprungen u. S. 399f doppelt gezählt - so vollständig. Rücken leicht angeschmutzt, frisches, fast fleckenfreies Exemplar. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei *** Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 380 Moderner Halbpergamenteinband, etwas Rückenvergoldung [Attributes: First Edition]

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        El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha. Cuarta edición, corregida por la Real Academis Española.

      Imprenta Real., Madrid. 1819 - 12x18. 4 vols. de 175 + xxiv + 359pp., 6 láminas; 2h., 410pp, 4 láminas; xxii + 406pp., 6 láminas; vi + 403pp., 4 láminas. Holandesa piel de época con tejuelos y dorados. Palau (52045) aplaude "el buen intento de perfeccionar el texto.". Rius I.73. El texto de esta edición no sigue la de la ed. de Cuesta de 1605, sino la de 1608, por haber sido esta corregida por Cervantes. Falta el mapa del T. I, pero, por lo demás, muy buenos ejemplares. Hubo un quinto tomo con la vida de Cervantes. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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        Oeuvres

      De l'Imprimerie et de la Fonderie de Pierre Didot, l'Aîné, et Jules Didot Fils 1819 Quatre volumes in - 8 (207 x 134 mm), demi - maroquin rouge, dos à quatre nerfs orné, tranches marbrées (reliure d'époque). "Collection des Meilleurs ouvrages de la langue françoise dédiée aux amateurs de l'art typographique", sur papier fin. Bel exemplaire. (quelques menus défauts, quelques rousseurs). / / Four quarto volumes (207 x 134 mm), red half - morocco, spine tooled raised on four bands, marbled edges (contemporary binding). "Collection des Meilleurs ouvrages de la langue françoise dédiée aux amateurs de l'art typographique". Printed on thin paper. Nice copy. (some minor rubbings, some spots).

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        \"Königl. Lustschloß Berg\". Blick vom See auf das Schloß, im Hintergrund Kirche und Bauernhäuser, vorne rechts zwei Fischer im Kahn, die ein Rundnetz ausgeworfen haben.

       Lithographie nach F.W. Doppelmayer bei J.G. Zeller, 1819, 21,5 x 30,5 cm. Winkler 161, 21; nicht bei Lentner. - Friedrich Wilhelm Doppelmayr (1776 - 1845) war Jurist und \"Litho-Dilettant\" in Nördlingen. Seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie mit breitem Rand. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Longworth's American Almanac, New-York (New York) Register, and City Directory, for the Fourth Year of American Independence. Containing List of Duties, Banks, Insurance Companies, Post Office Establishment, &c

      New York: Jona. Olmstead, 1819. Hardcover. Very Good+. A Very Good+ hardback rebacked in brown leather with gilt lettering spine with original printed paper covered boards. Cover edge wear and age-toning. Longworth published his first Almanac, New York City Register and Directory, in 1798. The directory contains over 20,000 names of New York City residents, with their addresses and occupations, as well as a section on Duties, Payable by Law. 12mo. [14] 449 pp.

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        Remarks & Occurrences on Board the Timor of London on a Voyage to the Souther Whale Fishery. John T. Parker Commander. by Edward P. Perry. Boatsteerer.

      6/25/16. Folio, about 100 pages of manuscript entries. This is the complete journal of a South Atlantic whaling voyage that began March 2 1819 off the Isle of Wight, and ended February 9th 1820 off Gravesend. During this time the "Timor" caught thirty-four whales, mostly right whales with an occasional humpback, and stowed hundreds of barrels of oil - quite a successful trip for one of such short duration. She employed three boats, with two in reserve (which frequently joined the hunt), and caught most of her whales working out of Angra Pequena and Walvis Bays, off the coast of what is now Namibia, and in the waters northwest of South Africa. She also fished for a time with the English whale ship "Emma," including a strange agreement between the two ships during the first two weeks in June not to lower for a whale unless she had a calf with her! At one point the two ships got in a dispute over a whale, and the "Emma" departed about a month later, with "a full ship." There is plenty of action in this journal, and whales taken are represented by Perry's drawing, in ink or pencil, of whale flukes. But perhaps the most interesting aspect is the detail that Perry, who was a harpooner, goes into about the ship's whalecraft - whaling tools - and the preparations for whaling that took up the first three months of the voyage. There are frequent mentions of such things as breaking out gear, making drogues for the boats, bellows for the forge, fitting the grindstone and grindstone trough, sharpening lances and harpoons, "strapping two double & single purchase blocks to heave the whales lips in with," and practicing the chase in the ship's three main boats. Also, when they put into port the encountered "Hottentots" who are described in some detail, including a party of natives who had been sent off by an old missionary to sell cattle to the whalemen in order to raise money for the mission. This is an unusual and well written journal, bound in worn pigskin. The pages are clean and legible, and the overall condition is good.

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        Letters written during a ten years’ residence at the Court of Tripoli... comprising authentic memoirs and anecdotes of the reigning Bashaw, his family and other persons of distinction: also an account of the domestic manners of the Moors, Arabs and Turks. 3rd edition

      Henry Colburn 1819 8vo (cm. 21,5), 2 Voll., XV - 375 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 396 pp., 1 c.nn. Complessive 7 acquetinte finemente colorate a mano e una carta rip. Belle legature coeve in pieno vitellino lucido con nervi, ricchi fregi e titoli oro su doppio tassello nero al ds. (piatti anteriori parzialmente staccati dal vol.). Minime fioriture altrimenti ottimo esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Die Hilfsquellen der Vereinigten-Staaten America's

      Herzoglich Sächsisch Privilegirtes Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, Weimar 1819 - oder Ueberblick des Zustandes und Charakters des americanischen Volkes aus dem Englischen übersetzt / von John Bristed. Deutsche Erstausgabe des Originals "The resources of the United States of America; or, A view of the agricultural, commercial, manufacturing, financial, political, literary, moral and religious capacity and character of the American people. By John Bristed, counsellor at law. " von 1818. John Bristed war der Schwiegersohn von John Jacob Astor und der Vater von Charles Astor Bristed. Halbldr.d.Zeit., marmor.Pappdeckel (Vorderseite beschabt). Eigentumsstempel auf Vorblatt. Sehr selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Almanach de la Cour, de la Ville et des Départements pour l'année 1819

      Louis Janet, Janet et Cotelle 1819 In - 18 (122 x 72 mm), maroquin à long grain rouge, dos lisse orné, filet et dentelle autour des plats, pointillés sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Page de titre ornée des armes de Louis XVIII. Sans les gravures annoncées. Bel exemplaire (coins supérieurs usés, rousseurs). / / 18o (122 x 72 mm), long - grained red morocco, smooth spine tooled, fillet and dentelle border on covers, gilt dots on turns - in, dentelle inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Title page with engraved arms of Louis XVIII. Without the announced engravings. Nice copy (top corners used, brownings).

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        [Color Plate] Tour of The Grand Junction, illustrated in a series of engravings; with an Historical and Topographical Description of those parts of the counties of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northhamptonshire, through which the canal passes

      London Printed for J Hassell, 27, Richard Street, Islington; and sold by all book sellers 1819 First Edition. 8vo: viii,147,[5] pp, with hand-colored frontispiece and 23 full-page hand-colored plates "of great topographical interest" (Hardie; according to Abbey, some copies were issued uncolored). Full period black straight-grain morocco, spine elaborately tooled gilt in six compartments, boards tooled in blind and gilt, turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt. A Very Good or better copy, the plates clean and bright, with sporadic, mostly marginal (occasionally heavy) foxing to text. Provenance: book plate to front paste down of Howard Calhoun Davidson (1890-1984), U. S. Air Force Major General and veteran of both World Wars. Abbey, Scenery, 30. Tooley 252. Martin Hardie, pp. 140-141. Prideaux, p. 272. Very Good

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        Die Serapions-Brüder. Gesammelte Erzählungen und Mährchen [Märchen]. Herausgegeben von E. T. A. Hoffmann. Erster bis vierter Band in 4 Bänden.

      Reimer 1819-1821., Berlin - 2 Blatt, 604; 614; 590; 587 S., 1 Blatt Verlagsanzeigen. Private Pappbände des späteren 19. Jahrhunderts mit Kleisterpapierbezug und goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen. Die Sammlung enthält mehrere Erstdrucke, darunter "Die Bergwerke von Faln" und liegt hier ohne die beiden erste 1825 erschienenen Supplementbände vor. Die Titelblätter und der Textbeginn jeweils mit kleinem Stempel eines Wiener Lesevereins, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Erste Ausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        Beiträge zur Kenntniss des Sehens in subjectiver Hinsicht.

      Prag, Vetterl 1819.Mit gefalt. Kupfertafel. 3 Bll., SS. 3 - 176. HLdr. d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe. - Garrison - M. 1492; Kruta, p. 77; Waller 7668; Norman 1763; Hirschberg VI, 42. Hirsch - H. IV, 688; DSB XI, 214. - Die äußerst seltene Dissertation Purkinjes, "eine Aufsehen erregende Arbeit, welche dem Verfasser die Freundschaft und Protection Goethe`s verschaffte. P. war einer der genialsten Forscher der Neuzeit. Seine sehr zahlreichen, durchweg den Stempel der Vollendung tragenden Arbeiten und Entdeckungen, die sich auf alle Gebiete der Physiologie und mikroskopischen Anatomie beziehen, sind von epochemachender Bedeutung gewesen" (Hirsch - H.). - "Baut auf Goethes Farbenlehre auf, ohne diese zu zitieren, worüber sich Goethe mißliebig aussprach" (Schmid 2369). - Im gleichen Jahr erschien eine weitere Ausgabe in Prag bei Calve; vorliegende stellt den ersten Druck dar, hier bezeichnet sich Purkinje als "Candidaten der Medizin", bei der Calve`schen Ausgabe firmiert er bereits als "Doktor der Medizin". - Am Anfang vorhanden: Drucktitel und 2 Bl. "Inhalt", ein digitalisiertes Vergleichsexemplar der Ausgabe bei Calve hat noch ein Widmungs - und Errata - Blatt; ich konnte nicht klären, ob diese frühere Ausgabe mit oder ohne diesen beiden Blättern erschienen ist. - Etwas berieben, insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar! Bücher de

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        De l'Esprit des Lois.

      - Paris, Menard et Desenne, Fils, 1819; 5 volumes in-16, 372 + 379 + 320 + 320 + 377 pp., plein maroquin havane de l'époque, dos à quatre nerfs très joliment ornés, quadruple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats avec roulettes estampées à froid, roulette sur les coupe, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (Thouvenin). Les 5 volumes. Très belle reliure signée de Thouvenin, l'un des meilleurs artisans de son époque, sur une réédition de l'?uvre maîtresse de Montesquieu, fruit de longues méditations, de fréquents voyages et de lectures abondantes. Son influence fut considérable ; ainsi que l'avait justement remarqué Émile Labarthe dans son ouvrage La Liberté créatrice : "Si le Contrat social a été l'évangile politique de la Révolution de 1789, entraînant les foules qui ne veulent pas être éclairées, l'Esprit des lois a surtout inspiré et dirigé la pensée des hommes d'État français depuis la fin des guerres de l'Empire". "Distinguant, selon les degrés de liberté qu'ils comportent, trois formes de gouvernement, la république (démocratie et aristocratie), la monarchie et le despotisme, Montesquieu fonde la science politique moderne en analysant la forme de chaque gouvernement pour découvrir les lois propres, c'est-à-dire fondamentales, à chacun, et en déduire les lois positives que chacun de ces gouvernements doit adopter" (Louis Desgraves, En Français dans le Texte 138). Portrait gravé de l'auteur en frontispice ; un Éloge de Montesquieu, par d'Alembert, est placé en tête du premier tome. Ex-libris Pierre Alicot. Très bel exemplaire malgré quelques rousseurs. 1819 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Amateur]
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        Beiträge zur Kenntniss des Sehens in subjectiver Hinsicht.

      Prag, Vetterl 1819.. Mit gefalt. Kupfertafel. 3 Bll., SS. 3-176. HLdr. d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe. - Garrison-M. 1492; Kruta, p. 77; Waller 7668; Norman 1763; Hirschberg VI, 42. Hirsch-H. IV, 688; DSB XI, 214. - Die äußerst seltene Dissertation Purkinjes, "eine Aufsehen erregende Arbeit, welche dem Verfasser die Freundschaft und Protection Goethe`s verschaffte. P. war einer der genialsten Forscher der Neuzeit. Seine sehr zahlreichen, durchweg den Stempel der Vollendung tragenden Arbeiten und Entdeckungen, die sich auf alle Gebiete der Physiologie und mikroskopischen Anatomie beziehen, sind von epochemachender Bedeutung gewesen" (Hirsch-H.). - "Baut auf Goethes Farbenlehre auf, ohne diese zu zitieren, worüber sich Goethe mißliebig aussprach" (Schmid 2369). - Im gleichen Jahr erschien eine weitere Ausgabe in Prag bei Calve; vorliegende stellt den ersten Druck dar, hier bezeichnet sich Purkinje als "Candidaten der Medizin", bei der Calve`schen Ausgabe firmiert er bereits als "Doktor der Medizin". - Am Anfang vorhanden: Drucktitel und 2 Bl. "Inhalt", ein digitalisiertes Vergleichsexemplar der Ausgabe bei Calve hat noch ein Widmungs- und Errata-Blatt; ich konnte nicht klären, ob diese frühere Ausgabe mit oder ohne diesen beiden Blättern erschienen ist. - Etwas berieben, insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar!

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        Nouvelles annales des voyages, de la géographie et de l'histoire, oy Recueil des relations originales inédites

      Gide,, Paris, 1819 - 36 volumi di cm. 21, pp. oltre 10.000 ca. complessive. Con 88 (di 91) tavole fuori testo. Solida legatura coeva in cart. rigido (alla bodoniana) con filetti in oro e titoli su tasselli in marocchino rosso. Solo qualche rado segno d'uso esterno agli ultimi volumi, peraltro esemplare marginoso, genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Mancano tre tavole: di cui una al volume 30 (Chateaux.) una al vol. 32 (We Syd) ed una al volume 36 (HAi-Nan). Bell'insieme che comprende l'intera prima serie (volumi da 1 a 30) ed i primi sei volumi della seconda serie. Vastissima raccolta di relazioni di viaggio in ogni parte del mondo, munita di un notevole apparato iconografizo composto da vedute e carte geografiche incise, spesso di grandi dimensioni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its Dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India: comprising a Vew of the Afghaun Nation, and a History of the Dooraunee Monarchy. The Second Edition, with an Entirely New Map.

      London: for Longman... and J. Murray, 1819., 1819. 2 volumes, octavo. Second edition. Vol.1: pp.xxiv; 512; Vol.2: xii; 495. With publisher's twelve-page advertisement leaflet inserted at the end of volume one. Complete with fourteen engravings, thirteen of which are hand coloured. The illustrations include a folding map and one fold-out plate. The rare 'Entire New Map' is present, being a particularly large hand-coloured folding plate (ten folds) in the centre of volume 1. This is not called for within the list of plates but is noted on the title page. An uncut copy, bound in original drab boards with a later paper respine to style. Internally clean, but for a couple of small institutional stamps, owner name to pastedown, three plates brittle with neat marginal repairs, some pge bolts unopened, fragile boards with some chipping and edgewear. Remains an attractive example, complete in boards. Mountstuart Elphinstone, a founder of British India, was appointed the first British envoy to the court of Kabul (1808) and became the Governor of Bombay (now Mumbai) in 181. He twice refused appointment as Governor-General of India, preferring to finish his two-volume work The History of India (1841). This title is considered a landmark text on Afghanistan and the Afghans and his account influenced British policy until the 1840s. Ephinstone College at the University of Mumbai was named in his honour and his statue stands in St Paul's Cathedral. Abbey Travel 504; Howgego II, E10.

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        Sämmtliche Schrifften. 15 Bde. Mit 1 gefalt. Musikbeilage und 5 gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln.

      J. G. Cotta -26. -, Stuttgart und Tübingen 1819 - Hldr. d. Zt. mit RSch. 8vo. - Erste Gesamtausgabe. - Tlw. gering stockfleckig oder schwach gebräunt; der erste Band deutlicher stockfl. und mit kl. mont. Wappen-Exlibris auf dem Titel (Stempel überdeckt, durchschlagend) sowie neuen Vorsätzen. Einbde. vereinz. mit Bereibungen. Insgesamt gut erhaltene Reihe in einheitlichen Halblederbänden der Zeit.Goedeke IV/1, 611, 87, 6 und XII, 63, 25. - Israel 51.1. 4400 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 8 middle-period string quartets in first edition

      - - [Op. 30]. Xtes Quartett für 2 Violinen, Viola und Violoncello. 30tes Werk. Preis ["f. 3" in pencil, erased]. [Parts]. Wien: S.A. Steiner und Comp. [PN S:u:C: 3017], [?after 1819]. Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved.First Edition, issue unclear. WorldCat (5 copies in North America, at the University of Victoria, the Eastman School of Music, Harvard, Indiana, and the Free Library of Philadelphia. According to Weinmann: Senefelder-Steiner-Haslinger 1, p. 167, the first issue (November 1819) has a printed price of "2 fl. 30 x" to the title. Göthel, p. 51, reverses the chronology: "The price was omitted [from the first issue] and re-engraved in a later issue as '2 fl. 30x'." Since the (erased) manuscript price to the present copy exceeds the printed price, Weinmann's hypothesis of a later deletion of the printed price seems more likely. Copies with a printed price other than "2 fl. 30 x." have not been located. Op. 30, in A major, is now counted as Spohr's 8th string quartet (see MGG2). The confusing numbering results from the fact that two of the three op. 29 quartets are actually later than op. 30.- [Op. 43]. Quatuor brillant [in E major] pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle. Oeuv. 43. Pr. 1 Rthlr. 8 gr. [Parts]. Leipzig: Bureau de Musique de C.F. Peters [PN 1361], [February 1818]. Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-8 pp.; Viola: [1] (blank), 2-8 pp.; Basso: [1] (blank), 2-7, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. With overpaste of B. Schott's Söhne, Mainz. Remnants of overpaste of manuscript music (?ossia) to p. 11 of Violino primo part. First Edition. Göthel p. 77 (with "[!]Oeuv 13." WorldCat (10 copies in North America). Spohr's 11th quartet, in E major, also counted as "Quatuor brillant no. 2."- [Op. 45]. Trois Quatuors pour deux Violons, Viola et Violoncelle. Oe. 45. No. I.II.III. Pr. 1 Rth. 20 gr. [Parts]. Leipzig: Bureau de Musique de C.F. Peters [PNs 1487, 1489, 1490], [October 1819]. No. 1: Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-12 pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. No. 2: Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: 8 pp. No. 3: Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-14 pp.; Violino Secondo: [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.; Viola: [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-10, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. All three title pages with overpaste of B. Schott's Söhne, Mainz. First Edition, probable first issue. Göthel p. 82. WorldCat (3 complete copies only in the U.S., at the Eastman School of Music, Harvard, and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; copies of no. 2 at the Juilliard School, the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Newberry Library, and Brigham Young; copies of no. 3 at the Newberry Library and Indiana. Spohr's 12th, 13th, and 14th quartets, in C major, E minor, and F minor respectively.- [Op. 58]. Trois Quatuors pour deux Violons, Viola et Violoncelle Composés et Dédiés à Son Ami Guillaume Speyer à Offenbach. Oeuv. 58. No. [I.II.II]. Rthlr. 1.16 gr. [Parts]. Leipzig: Bureau de Musique de C.F. Peters [PN 1713, 1714, 1715], [February 1823]. No. 1: Violino primo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.; Viola: [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.; Violoncello: 7, [i] (blank) pp. No. 2: Violino primo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.; Viola: [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp. No. 3: Violino primo: [1] (title), [i] (blank), 3-15, [i] (blank) pp.; 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (blank), 2-9, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (blank), 2-10 pp.; Violoncello: 8 pp. Engraved. First [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hudibras (Three Volumes)

      Charles and Henry Baldwyn, London 1819 - Profusely extra-illustrated, with a handsome full morocco Riviere binding, signed by gilt turn-ins of each volume, and gilt tooled fleuron and volute cornerpiece decoration in spine compartments. 8vo. 24 by 14.5 cm. With 175 plates, 66 of which are in color. (Missing portraits of George Withers and Duns Scotus.) Even without the extra-illustration, this is a beautiful edition of Butler's classic mock epic, first published between 1663 and 1678. Emulating "Don Quixote", the work satirizes the hypocrises, pretensions and self-serving of the Presbyterians, represented by the title character, and the Independents, embodied most by the squire Ralpho. The two share humorous adventures that amply demonstrate their pedantry, greed, duplicity and cowardice while also showing the absurdity of their sectarian squabbles. The current set includes the copious notes of Zachary Grey (1688-1766), plus charming illustrations by John Thurston (1744-1822), a popular book illustrator in his time. Glazed endpapers. Rebacked professionally, with original spines laid on and the resulting repair being very inconspicuous, the only visible sign, and not a disconcerting one, being a very slight different in texture along the joint. Light edgewear. Scattered foxing, mostly light, with some plates more heavily afflicted. Notwithstanding these caveats, this remains a special and very attractive set, with great "curb appeal".

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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".

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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]

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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

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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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