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        The Penn Family

      London 1819 - A charming image, from the golden age of the British mezzotint, of the grand-children of William Penn, the founder and first proprietor of the colony of Pennsylvania This fine group portrait shows the children of Thomas Penn (1702-1775) and his wife Lady Juliana, daughter of Thomas Fermor, the first Earl of Pomfret. The print is dedicated by Turner in 1819 to John Penn, who is included in the portrait as a young child: "This print of the Penn Family is with Permission dedicated to John Penn Esqr, By his obliged & humble Servt. C. Turner". Just beneath the image are the names and dates of the four subjects: two of whom, John's mother and older sister, had died by the time the print was issued, thus making it a touching memorial, and an emblem of family life as seen from childhood in general. Sir Joshua Reynolds executed the original portrait in the early 1760s when he was at the height of his considerable powers as a Society portrait painter. Charles Turner was an excellent engraver who throughout his memorable career produced an array of wonderful images. Born in Oxfordshire, Turner moved to London in 1795, at which time he was employed by the famous engraver and publisher Boydell. Turner was a versatile engraver working in stipple and aquatint as well as mezzotint. Although, Turner produced a wide array of excellent prints on subjects ranging from topography to genre, his main artistic focus was portraiture. Throughout his career he produced more than six hundred plates, of which about two-thirds were portraits. Turner was a close friend of JMW Turner, and engraved many of the artists' paintings, in addition to engraving some of the plates for 'Liber Studiorum'. As an engraver he combined technical skill with artistic imagination to create beautiful enduring images. O'Donoghue Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. in the British Museum V, p.50; Whitman 422. Mezzotint over an engraved and etched base, by Turner after Reynolds. Sheet size: 24 9/16 x 17 inches. In good condition. Trimmed to edge of plate mark, small expertly repaired tears at sheet edges.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Narrative of A Voyage to the Spanish Main, in the Ship "Two Friends;

      London, for John Miller,, 1819. The occupation of Amelia Island, by McGregor, &c. – Sketches of the Province of East Florida; and anecdotes illustrative of habits and manners of the Seminole Indians: with an Appendix, containing a detail of the Seminole War, and the execution of Arbuthnot and Ambrister. Octavo (213 × 128 mm). Fine recent binding of full brown morocco, spine richly gilt in compartments, covers with central panel infilled with gilt motifs and circles, ruled around in gilt and in black, by Hembra. With the half-title. Early inkstamps of King's Inns Library, Dublin to title verso and at foot of last leaf verso. A touch of foxing to outer leaves, else clean and fresh, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First Edition of this anonymous account, "Almost entirely devoted to events in Florida during its last days under Spain, including the best narration of Captain McGregor's filibustering seizure of Amelia Island, account of Seminole Indians, etc." (Howes).

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        ORDENANZAS DE LA ILUSTRE UNIVERSIDAD Y CASA DE CONTRATACION DE LA M.N. Y M.L. VILLA DE BILBAO, aprobadas y confirmadas por las Magestades de los Sres. D. Felipe V y D. Fernando VII

      - Madrid, Imp. Miguel de Burgos, 1819, folio piel, 2 h.+395 págs. + 1 grabado. (Buena encuadernación, lomo y planos dorados)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        Das Kirschenpflücken. Bleistift, mit Tuschrand eingefaßt.

      1819.. Monogrammiert "CS"(legiert) und datiert "1819". 12,7 x 7,9 cm. Die kleine, voll ausgeführte Zeichnung zeugt von Schroeters Talent im Bereich der Genremalerei. Sie zeigt die Familie, die sich in ihrem Garten um den Kirschbaum versammelt hat. Drei der Kinder sind in den Baum geklettert; Vater und Mutter helfen mit den Kleinsten beim Einsammeln der geernteten Früchte. Die Figuren und der Baum sind detailliert gezeichnet, links im Hintergrund ist das Wohnhaus skizzenhaft angedeutet. - C. Schroeter war seit 1811 Schüler der Akademie in Leipzig, studierte dann bei Pochmanns in Dresden und kehrte 1819 nach Leipzig zurück. Zunächst als Portraitmaler tätig, malte er ein Bild "Mutter und Tochter spinnend und klöppelnd", damit hatte er so großen Erfolg, dass er sich von nun an ganz der Genremalerei widmete. Verso mit unbekanntem Sammlerstempel "WKD" (Lugt 2634). - Verso am Oberrand Monierungsreste.

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        A new chart of the Coast of Brazil from Maranham to Rio de Janeiro

      1819 - A quintessential British chart of the Brazilian Coast, with inset maps of the most important Provinces. 1819. London. Working nautical chart with pencil notes, cleaned and backed in new linen, a few wormholes barely perceptible. 1320 mm x 660 mm. Norie’s is a splendid map of the coast of Brazil, extending from the Marañon to Rio de Janeiro. Features six inset maps of Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro from the harbor, Bahia, S. Marcos Bay, Fernando de Noronha and S. Louis de Maranham; and coastal profiles that aided navigators identify important landmarks. The cartouche is highly decorative and shows an agricultural theme. By the time the chart was published, Brazil was already a considerable power, fomented by the fact that the Portuguese court had moved to Rio de Janeiro after being “expelled” from Portugal, reestablishing in the colonial seat of Rio. This decision, along with the considerable development Brazil would undertake in the early 19th century, brought an ever-growing interest in the region from Europeans: this chart reflects that. The chart was first compiled under William Heather in 1810; this is a new edition, which contains updates and revisions. Extremely rare, only one other copy in OCLC, a fact that might be explained by the fact that Norie is known for publishing more specific regional charts of Brazil in the 1820’s. Norie (1772 – 1843) was a British teacher of navigation, chart maker and publisher of maritime manuals; he commenced his activities under Heather, who was a prominent purveyor and publisher of nautical charts & pilots, in 1765, he took over Mount and Page’s firm. Norie’s was an industrial man; he soon converted the firm he took from his mentor (Heather) into a very profitable one. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Signed Twice! Carte-de-visite photograph of Mrs. Robert E. Lee, Martha Washington?s great-granddaughter

      n.p., n.d. Carte-de-visite Photograph Signed ?M.C. Lee? on lower mount. Sepia, 2.25? x 3.5? image, overall, 2.5? x 3.75?. Imprint on verso: ?Stonewall / Art Gallery. / Boude & Miley, / Lexington, / Va.? Above imprint, penned by Mrs. Lee: ?For my kind though / unknown friend / T.L. Jones / M.C. Lee.? Fading and toning to image, trimmed at top edge. Mounting remnants on verso. Vey Good condition.Mrs. Robert E. Lee?s ?kind though unknown friend? was Thomas Laurens Jones (1819-1887). Born in North Carolina and raised in South Carolina, T.L. Jones moved to Kentucky in 1849 became a member of the Kentucky Legislature (1853-1855). Even though he opposed secession, he was arrested in 1862 as a Southern sympathizer and was imprisoned for three months at the Newport Barracks in Kentucky and at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio. After the war, he was elected as a Democrat to represent Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives (1867-1871, 1875-1877).Mary Custis was Martha

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        Traité de la Géométrie Descriptive. [with:] Planches Gravées par Ambroise Tardieu. [Two volumes in one.]

      Paris: the widow Courcier 1819 - FIRST EDITION, lithographed portrait frontispiece of Monge, engraved title-page to the atlas, this comprising 60 engraved plates, 3 double-page, minor damp-stain in upper outer corner towards end, a little offsetting of the plates, pp. xx, 355, 4to, contemporary half calf, corners worn, good Vallée (1784-1864) was a pupil of Monge, and supplied in this and other works what Monge had not, application of Géométrie Descriptive for artists, sculptors and architects. He himself became a distiguished engineer.

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        Manuscript Archive of the Rev. Joseph Templeton and family, of St. Louis, Missouri, including correspondence, land documents, business, legal and personal papers, dated 1810s- 1910s.

      - Archive consisting of 166 letters (313 pages), plus approximately 560 pieces of paper ephemera, manuscript and some printed items, of which about concerns land and properties (deeds, grants, property maps, taxes, etc) mostly in St. Louis, and elsewhere, and with about being other business, legal, and personal papers (household and daily expenditure receipts, repairs and services receipts, insurance policies, rent receipts, estate papers, loans, etc.), all dated between the years 1819-1911. The Rev. Joseph Templeton was born at Wheeling, Virginia, about 1805. He studied at Washington & Jefferson College, Class of 1835. He was stated to have been acceptable in society, respectable in studies, active in all religious movements, a complete and very popular man. At school he studied theology, obtained licensure and ordination somewhere in the south, and seems to have preached first at Delmonica, Georgia, and traveled as an evangelist as far as New Orleans. Returning, he settled as pastor at Bowling Green, Kentucky, and did not confine himself closely to his charge, but frequently and with astonishing success, held large meetings over all that part of the state and gathered great multitudes into the churches. He appears to have been pastor at Hopkinsville, at which, and also in a neighboring church, the accessions amounted to hundreds, and the whole country swept with a tide of religious feeling, he had no peer in the country. Rev. Templeton married Eleanor Sharp, daughter of Fidelio C. Sharp, Esq., a man of great wealth and influence. Together the couple had at least five children. From the Presbytery of Muhlenburg he was dismissed to that of St. Louis, where he was received, October 15th, 1844. There he edited a religious paper, supplying churches at the same time. Templeton was listed in the 1845 St. Louis City Directory as pastor of the Fourth Presbyterian Church, 6th & St. Charles Streets (later called the Central Presbyterian Church), founded in 1844. Rev. Templeton helped to organize this church. The 1850 Census shows Templeton in St. Louis, at Delta Home, by himself, listed as 45 yrs old. In 1849 the Rev. Templeton joined the editorial staff of the St. Louis Herald. By 1860 Census, his wife and children are found living with him in St. Louis' 1st Ward. He had personal and real estate of $ 6000 each. Through the money which came into his hands by marriage, Templeton was drawn into business speculation, which gradually absorbed his mind and time and engrossed all his energies, withdrawing him from the duties of the ministry. His Presbytery arraigned him in 1859 for this and graver charges. He frankly admitted and bitterly lamented the charge of secularity but persistently denied the others. He was suspended from the ministry and communion of the church. Returning to Kentucky with his children, he spent the rest of his days at Hopkinsville with his mother-in-law, a devotedly pious woman. His physical system soon became wholly unstrung and he was confined to an invalid's chair, and his time was taken up in pious meditation, conversation, Bible reading, and prayer. Rev. T. C. Tate, still his devoted friend, wrote an affecting account of these habits to the Presbytery of St. Louis, which then, believing that the graver charges had been unfounded and the penalty excessive, promptly reinstated him in the church and ministry, October 14th, 1875. However, Rev. Templeton died that very day and was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky. The vast majority of materials in this archive dates from the period of the 1840s-1860s, with smaller sections from the 1830s, and the time period of 1900-1911 (a later generation of the Templeton family). Of the 166 letters, 11 of them are incomplete. There are no envelopes; however many of the letters are folding letter sheets. [write for further description]

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        Engraved Document signed by President Monroe, on vellum

      [Washington, april 18, 1819 - Countersigned by Joshua Meigs, Commissioner of the General Land Office Folio (9-1/2 x 12 in.). Being a grant of land to James L. Cushman, Private in the Eleventh Regiment. With woodcut vignette at head. Embossed paper seal intact. Small hole in center of document. Matted and framed [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rosalind and Helen A Modern Eclogue; With Other Poems

      C. and J. Olier, London 1819 - vi. [2], 92 + [4] ad pp. Octavo. Early 3/4 red morocco and marbled boards, spine lettered vertically in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, teg. A lovely copy. Contains some of Shelley's greatest verse, including the sonnet "Ozymandias" and his "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [16 copperplate engravings]: Revolution [Tableau de la revolution francaise / Scenes of the French Revolution]

      [Paris: Baudouin Freres. no date - circa 1819]. First. Sixteen engraved plates bound in one octavo volume. Contemporary dark red quarter leather and ribbon-embossed cloth boards, marbled endpapers, and gilt lettered directly on the spine: "Revolution." Moderate wear to the board edges and corners, very good. Sixteen beautifully engraved plates by Francois-Louis Couche, depicting the important events of the French revolution. A unique custom bound volume of untitled plates, as the scenes depicted had become famous when they were printed in Paris, circa 1819, most likely by the publisher Baudouin Freres. Very scarce. The British Library has one custom bound volume of plates from this series with the manuscript title: "Collection des Memoires de la Revolution." Scenes depicted include the Tennis Court Oath, leaders of the revolution delivering speeches before the National Assembly, scenes of military action against crowds in Paris, and other iconic events. The engravings range in size from about 3" x 2" to 3.75" x 2.25". All sixteen are finely detailed and printed. .

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        L'art De Vérifier Les Dates Des Faits Historiques, Des Chartes, Des Chroniques, et Autres Anciens Monuments, Depuis La Naissance De Notre Seigneur (18 volumes).

      Valade, Imprimeur Du Roi, Paris 1819 - Complet des 18 tomes, édition 1818-1819, en reliure d'époque, dos lisse filets et fleurons dorés, pièces de titres noires. Depuis la naissance de notre seigneur, par le moyen d'une table chronologique, où l'on trouve les Olympiades, les années de J. C., de l'ère julienne ou Jules César, etc . etc . Avec deux calendriers perpétuels, le glossaire des dates, le catalogue des saints, le calendrier des juifs, etc. etc . Par un religieux de la congrégation de Saint-Maur. Réimprimé avec des corrections et annotations et continué jusqu'à nos jours par M. de Saint-Allais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1819 - 1 volume comprenant 4 tomes reliés ensemble (one volume composed of 4 books linked together), reliure plein veau havane brun marbré (binding full calfskin) in-octavo, dos long (spine without raised band) superbement décoré or (gilt decoration) - pièce de titre sur fond rouge avec filet or (red label of title with gilt line), coiffes légèrement défraîchies (head and tail of the spine lightly faded), coins émoussés (corners blunt), roulettes sur les coupes (fillets on the cuts) manque de dorure (blurred gilding), tranches peignées (painting edges) - petite tache d'encre sur la gouttière (small ink mark on the fore-edge), illustrations : planches repliées (folding plates), 107 - IV+87 - iv+112 - VIII+86 pages, 1815 à Paris J. G. Dentu Imprimeur-Libraire - 1815 à Paris Chez A. Tardieu Géographe-Graveur - Chez Madame Veuve Courcier Imprimeur-Libraire - Delaunay Libraire - Pillet Imprimeur-Libraire - Treuttel et Wurtz Libraires - Magimel Libraire - 1814 à Paris J. G. Dentu Imprimeur-Libraire - 1819 à Paris à la Librairie Constitutionnelle de Baudouin Frères, Livre I : Cet ouvrage anonyme parut encore en 1815 (troisième édition), et connut au moins quatre éditions successives. Il fut également édité chez le libraire De Mat à Bruxelles. Barbier, dans son classique "Dictionnaire des Ouvrages anonymes", (Paris 1879) écrit au sujet de ce livre: " Attribué par Quérard, dans la "France littéraire", à René Bourgeois, et dans les "Supercheries littéraires dévoilées" tome III (1870) à F.-Th. Delbare." Henry Houssaye croit qu'il s'agit de Bourgeois, qui aurait été chirurgien attaché à un régiment de cuirassiers. Navez penche pour Delbare. Jean Tulard, dans sa "Bibliographie des Mémoires sur le Consulat et l'Empire", écrit : "Ce dernier ouvrage a été également attribué à Th. Delbare, mais il semble bien de Bourgeois. On y retrouve le même style -modeste- du soldat sur la chute de l'Empire." Commentaire étonnant, car il s'agit de tout autre chose que du témoignage modeste du soldat. ouvrage, d'un grand intérêt pour l'histoire de Waterloo, mérite une analyse plus approfondie. Il me semble qu'il pourrait bien s'agir de la production de plusieurs auteurs, et à mon avis, ils sont d'un grade plus élevé qu'un simple chirurgien de cuirassiers. Les critiques à l'encontre de Napoléon qui se trouvent dans l'ouvrage ressemblent fort à celles de Kellerman, de Baudus, ou du général anonyme qui avait envoyé un rapport à Davout le 20 juin. Tout les détails sont confirmés par d'autres témoignages, et l'impression qui ressort à la lecture de ce texte est qu'il s'agit bien d'un témoignage authentique d'un (ou de plusieurs) militaire(s) de haut grade, encore sous le coup d'une violente indignation suite au désastre dû (selon lui ou eux) au despotisme de Napoléon. Livre II : seconde édition traduite sur la deuxième édition publiée à Londres en Septembre 1815 par Ambroise Tardieu.Livre III : traduit de l'anglais par Frédéric Shoberl sur la huitième édition et accompagnée de notes.Livre IV : suivi du Siège d'Huningue et de l'Insurrection de Strasbourg dirigée par le Sergent Dalouzi plus connu sous le nom de Général Garnison - bon état général malgré les petits défauts signalés (good condition in spite of the smalls defects indicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARCHIVE Of LETTERS & DOCUMENTS. Juniata County, Pennsylvania. 1819 - 1854

      1819 - 1854.. Divers dimensions. 89 pieces.. Overall, a VG collection.. 66 handwritten letters and 23 handwritten documents, 6 x 3 in. to 8 x 14 in. (w x h), to and from Adam H. Atkinson of Mexico & Thompsontown, Juniata County, Pennsylvania. The letters and documents are primarily concerned with parcels of land in Pennsylvania, Ohio & Indiana which Atkinson has either recently purchased or was attempting to purchase. Many of the letters were folded to form their own mailer, as was standard practice during this era, and are complete with a postal stamp, often the amount of postage and evidence of a wax seal having been used.Adam H. Atkinson was born in approximately 1818 in Pennsylvania. He was from a well-established family in Thompsontown, Walker Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania. Adam's grandfather, Matthew Atkinson took out, on order of survey No. 4606, November 24, 1767, two hundred and eighty-six acres of land in what was to become Walker Township, Pennsylvania. On May 1, 1813, Matthew Atkinson also took out a warrant for one hundred acres of land in Wayne Township, where he owned additional land as well. On June 29, 1813, he sold one hundred acres to Adam's father, Lukens Atkinson (born in approximately 1784/5), who moved to Wayne Township, Mifflin County to live and eventually die in what became known as Atkinson's Mills. Adam purchased part of the Abraham Lukens tract on April 1, 1842, and by the time of the 1850 census, we find him listed as a farmer, with the value of his land listed at $7,000.00. In this same census, Lukens Atkinson's land is valued at $12,000.00. As is evidenced by the letters and documents in this collection, Adam H. Atkinson was also a land speculator. In 1860, Adam is listed as owning one male slave, aged 23.Adam assisted several families to relocate from Pennsylvania to Ohio, Illinois and Indiana. Some friends of the family even went as far west as the gold fields of California. The letter of Jonathan Lukens (1851) sings the praises of Illinois and tells Adam he is Ã’well pleased with this countryÓ.While most of the correspondence and documents are related to the business of land sales and purchases, rentals and quit claims, there are other documents including bills of sale for Adam and his wife Mary (daughter of Louis Evans and Amelia Groathouse of Delaware Township) in which she has purchased cloth and other household items. Also present are several letters from family members, including his brothers Caleb North Atkinson and J. Atkinson. The six lengthy letters from Lydia E[vans?] Davis of Kirkersville, Ohio, are full of family news and business. From research done, we fully believe that Lydia is a relative of A. H. Atkinson through his wife's family.One very touching letter is that from Adam's son Louis E. Atkinson, aged twelve, written to his mother, Mary, from Airy View Academy in 1853 in which he reports that he is doing well in grammar, arithmetic, geography and other subjects. Louis E. Atkinson (April 16, 1841-February 5, 1910) studied medicine and graduated from the medical department of the College of the City of New York on March 4, 1861. He entered the medical department of the United States Army on September 5, 1861, and served as assistant surgeon in the First Pennsylvania Reserve Cavalry and as surgeon of the One Hundred and Eighty-eight Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry until he mustered out in December 1865. Having been disabled during the war, he did not return to practice medicine but studied law and was admitted to the bar in September 1870. He was elected as a Republican to the House of Representatives in 1883 and served in that capacity until 1893.Taken together, the letters and documents offer the reader fascinating look into life in mid-century Juniata County Pennsylvania, and the movement west of family and friends of Adam H. Atkinson. A detailed inventory of the archive supplied on request.

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        Kronyka czeska

      Jana Ferdynanda z Ssenfeldu, Prague 1819 - Unpaginated. About 150 in-text woodcut illustrations. Facsimile of the first edition of 1541. Leather worn and bumped. Hinges are cracked and very tender. Endpapers have label residue, some soiling and thumbing. Rear free endpaper is chipped at bottom. An early work on Bohemian (Czech) history by a Czech priest and historian who died 1553. The author begins with the arrival of the Czechs (or Slavs) in Bohemia and ends in 1526. Though the Czech text is extensive and lively, the content is less than reliable, the writer apparently making up a few dates out of his head. It did, however, serve as a major source for later historians. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Framed Engraving of J.Q. Adams with signature; signed and dated with documentation of the Department of State with partial seal matted below it.

      12. Nov. 1819 - A handsome engraving of John Quincy Adams from a painting by A.B. Durand. Written in bold thick, black ink below in a special panel: "12.Nov. 1819/ Secry. of State with Doccuments/ Department of State.(Underscored) J.Q. Adams". With piece of red sealing wax in upper left-hand corner of matte. A very handsome piece. J.Q. Adams, the son of John Adams, was Secretary of State from 1817-1825 and was the 6th President of the U.S. from 1825-29. Handsomely matted and framed (13.5" x 8.75") with photograh and signature panels both displayed to advantage. Framed at Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston on 3/21/80. A handsome engraving of John Quincy Adams from a painting by A.B. Durand and signed.

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      Madrid 1819 - (310 x 210 mm.). 395 p., [1] hoja de grabado realizado por Paret con el escudo del consulado de Bilbao. Encuadernación en plena piel con lomo decorado y dorado. Tejuelo granate para título. Hoja de licencia en facsimil, realizada en papel de época. Excelente. Texto limpio y cuidado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ORDENANZAS de la Ilustre Universidad y Casa de Contratación de la M.N. y M.L. Villa de Bilbao, aprobadas y confirmadas por las Magestades de los Sres. D. Felipe V en 2 de diciembre de 1737, y D. Fernando VII en 27 de junio de 1814. Con inserción de los reales privilegios, y la provisión de 9 de julio de 1818 que contiene las alteraciones hechas a solicitud del mismo Consulado y Comercio sobre los números 3º, 5º, 8º 9º, 16º y 23º del capítulo segundo, el número 16º del capítulo quinto, y los números 6º y 7º del capítulo sexto. Reimpresas con superior permiso a costa de la misma Universidad y Casa de Contratación. (Al fin):

      mADRID 1819 - Madrid, en la imprenta de D. Miguel de Burgos, 1819. Folio. Lámina. Portada, 1 h. 395 p. Encuadernación de época en pasta española, lomo decorado, tejuelo, cortes pintados. Magnífico ejemplar. Apostillas marginales. La hoja del grabado calcográfico es el escudo de la entidad. Rfs.: Palau nº 202730. CCPB374706-9/963337-5. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        On some new methods of investigating the sums of several classes of infinite series. Prepublication offprint

      London: Bulmer, 1819. Babbage, Charles. On some new methods of investigating the sums of several classes of infinite series. Prepublication offprint from Philosophical Transactions 109 (1819). London: William Bulmer and Co., 1819. Modern quarter calf. [2], 34pp. 265 x 210 mm. Fine. <p>First edition, prepublication offprint issue. "Babbage brings his great powers of inventiveness to this subject [i.e., infinite series] but like many of his contemporaries, appeared insensitive to problems arising out of convergence, and accepted unquestioningly several absurd results" (Dubbey 1978, 135-36). This is a prepublication printing, with separate pagination and the notice on the verso of the title. Van Sinderen 1980, no. 11. Origins of Cyberspace 23.</p>

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        Together, three documents signed by Daniel Boone's sons: Manuscript Document, signed by Daniel M. Boone with two lines in his hand, 2 pp., 8vo, dated November 14, 1817 and July 5, 1819, being a document filed with the County of St. Charles listing a tally of debts for items purchased from Boone (his name appears as "Boon" within the document) accrued by Francis McDermed between June 1814 and March 1815, sworn to by Boone's clerk, John Lindsey, before Joseph Cotts, a lawyer. On the latter date, Boone acknowledges receipt of the payment in full from Hugh McDermed and signs the receipt; [and] Autograph Document, signed by Nathan Boone, 1 1/2 pages, written on a large scrap of paper, dated September 8, 1827, being a document filed with the St. Charles County probate court requesting the Mrs. Antoine Laclane and Frances Laclane, administrators of the estate of Antoine Laclane, pay an unspecified amount to Robert W. Wells as agent for Nathan Boone (his name appears as "Boon" at the top of the document); on verso,

      St. Charles County, Missouri Territory, july 5, 1819, september 8, 1827 and october 30, 1876. (BOONE, DANIEL) 1 vols., Various sizes. . Each document folded several times, very short minor tears or chipping mostly at folds, overall very good . Daniel Boone (1734-1820), born near Reading, Pennsylvania, is known as a great pioneer and Indian fighter. His family left for North Carolina in 1750 and settled in Buffalo Lick the following year. Boone spent several years working for his father, a blacksmith and stock-raiser, and then in 1755 began his travels when he joined a North Carolina contingent in the Braddock campaign. Stories he heard from his companion, John Finley, filled him with desire for pioneering the Kentucky wilderness, but after a disastrous battle, he returned home and married Rebeccah Bryan, a neighbor. In 1767, Boone and a couple of men headed westward to explore. They returned home and that same year Finley happened by and Boone and Finley made new plans to head for Kentucky. They commenced their journey in 1769, set up camp at Station Camp Creek, and after many adventures returned home in 1771. From that point forward, Boone set out for the west on a regular basis, accompanying various parties and settlers on their journeys. He brought his family to settle in Kentucky in 1775, and was made a captain and then a major in the militia once the region became a county of Virginia. He battled the Indians, was captured by the Shawnee in 1778, but later escaped and continued to accompany new settlers into the area. Kentucky was divided into three counties the next year and Boone was made lieutenant-colonel of Fayette County and later chosen as a delegate to the legislature. Boone's skill as a pioneer far outweighed his ability to manage his affairs, for, although he had taken up many tracts of land, they had all been improperly entered and after a series of suits over a number of years, lost all of the land. He left Kentucky and settled in West Virginia, where he was appointed lieutenant-colonel of the county and later selected as its legislative delegate. Around 1789, he moved to Missouri to join his son, Daniel Morgan, where he was soon elected to public office. After Boone's wife died in 1813, he lived mostly at the home of his other son, Nathan. Boone is remembered as a great pioneer for having "the most qualities needed on the frontier-courage in a rare degree, great fortitude, an iron endurance, a mastery of woodcraft, and single expertness with the rifle.... He was loyal in friendship, honest, truthful, and modest.... He was one of the most respected and beloved of the nation's heroes...." (DAB)

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        A Political Lecture on Heads, alis Blockheads!!! A Characteristic Poem:

      London: by John Fairburn, 1819. THIRD EDITION. WILLIAM THACKERY&#39;S COPY. 1 volume, 35pp., extracted, with the hand-colored fold-out plate after the title-page, signed by Thackeray on the title-page. Housed in a red cloth folder, with the leather bookplate of Jerome Kern and the paper bookplates of Colonel Richard Gimbel and Albert M. Cohen. A satire on George IV and nine other British political figures, first published in 1819, with caricatures by George and Isaac Robert Cruikshank, as described in Brit. Mus. Catalogue of political and personal satires, 13346; Cohn, A.M.G. Cruikshank, 664.

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        Cursory Remarks on board the ship Friendship... in the years 1799, 1800, and 1801

      London: Black, Kingsbury, Parbury & Allen 1819-, 1820. Octavo, 13 consecutive extracts printing the full account (pagination varies), early owner&#39;s note that it was published in the "Asiatic Journal", presentation inscription; very good in contemporary half roan, gilt. Presentation volume: Bennelong, Sydney and a live kangaroo. A detailed and entertaining narrative by Mary Ann Reid, the wife of Hugh Reid, master of the{i Friendship }that sailed for New South Wales in 1799.{i }Mrs. Reid&#39;s "Cursory Remarks" were published in the monthly {i Asiatic Journal} between late 1819 and early 1820, in thirteen parts, and the author herself (as a presentation inscription makes clear) has had this full run of extracts bound as a gift for her sister Mrs. Campbell. The account is a particularly early account of a convict voyage written by a woman, and might be compared with Mary Ann Parker&#39;s account of the {i Gorgon} voyage. The {i Friendship} sailed from Cork in August 1799 with one hundred and thirty three convicts including a number of Irish political prisoners. Reid shows a genuine curiosity about life at sea, and is particularly interested in natural history, making comments and describing her attempts to make a small collection throughout the narrative. She spent some time ashore in St. Helena, spending nine days at the house of Henry Porteous, a protégé of Banks and botanist for the{i }East India Company. The ship arrived at Port Jackson in February 1800, and remained for three months, during which time she lived aboard ship, as it was deemed more comfortable than anything that could be found on shore. They were entertained royally by Hunter and Paterson, although internal politics were quite obvious (two rival farewells were thrown). She also had several interactions with Sydney Aborigines, including a fish dinner with Bennelong, but was not at all impressed with his manners. She was also taken to witness a ritual fight on the Barrack Square, which she describes in some detail, and gives a long and accurate account of a woman fishing in a bark canoe, openly impressed by the woman&#39;s dexterity. Her other great pastime was the collection of natural history, and her account is a surprisingly early notice of how such an activity was undertaken in polite society. Reid writes that she &#39;was not idle in making a little collection of birds, quadrupeds, and other animals, and of the weapons and implements of the natives&#39; either through purchase or gift. She is thrilled to acquire a &#39;young docile kangaroo&#39; in return for a bottle of spirits, but unfortunately the animal died on the return trip after a fall down the hatchway. The narrative was originally published in the {i Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register}, 1819-20.

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        The Columbian, for the Country.

      "The New York Columbian is published daily afternoons by A. Spooner, No. 69 Pine Street. A semi-weekly paper for the country is published Tuesday and Friday mornings. 1819 - Size of binding: 13 ½ in. by 20 ¾ in. Approximately 96 issues from Volume 10: 836-849, [849], 850, [850]-858, [858]-863, 865-894, 896-910, [911], 911-926, 928, 929, 930, 932, 934, 935 (Brackets indicate that there are two issues bearing the same number.) The following issues are missing: Nov. 26, 1819 (Issue No. 927) Dec. 10, 1819 (Issue No. 931) Dec. 17, 1819 (Issue No. 933) There is no issue numbered 864 and no issue numbered 895. Since, however, there is no gap in dates between issues 863 and 865, or between issues 894 and 896, it appears that the printer erred in assigning numbers to the issues, not that those issues are missing from this collection. Each issue consists of two leaves or four pages. Totals: 194 leaves, 388 pages. Issue 886 shows one article cut out from the first of the two leaves of this issue. Issues 898 and 899 show stains. Issue 912 shows staining. Issue 934 shows damage to the paper, Issue 935 shows both staining and damage to the paper. Some issues show trimming to the top or bottom edge with the loss of a few letters of text. Some general age-related tanning as well as tan spotting is present to various issues. Old brown leather spine, sides, and corner pieces with a maroon leather title label with gilt designs and gilt titling, reading: "Columbian For the Country." Marbled paper over thick boards. The leather on the spine shows age-related deterioration, with chipping to the ends, hinges, and sides. The front cover is present but detached. The outer covers show considerable wear, with some of the marbled paper chipped away. The leather corner pieces show wear and chipping. On the inner front cover there are signs of deterioration and early repairs. There is a signature in ink present, but it is difficult to decipher. It may be: Chs. Haines. This volume once belonged to John B. Ireland, author of "From Wall Street to Cashmere" (1859). From the collection of William G. Mather (1857-1951), a Cleveland, Ohio-based book collector who was related by marriage to the Irelands. This volume requires proper paper-conservation and binding restoration. Weight is 8.5 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Ex Typographia Josephi Lucchesinii., Bologna 1819 - The first volume (covering 5 years) of this famous series on astronomical positions of heavenly bodies calculated for the meridian of Bologna. This series, published under the auspices of the Reale Accademia delle Science dell'Instituto di Bologna, was continued through the year 1844. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Stage Coach & Opposition Coach in Sight. Drawn & Engraved by James Pollard. Published March 27, 1819 by R. Pollard & Sons, Holloway Near London.

      *** Gravering efter egen tegning af James Pollard. 28,5 x 41,5 cm. Udgivet 1819 af R. Pollard & Sons. God samtidig håndkolorering. I kraftig, lidt slidt, ægte guldramme fra omkring år 1870. Rammen måler 43 x 53 cm

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        Catalogue de la Bibliotheque d'un Amateur, avec Notes Bibliographiques, Critiques et Litteraires, Tome Premier [-Tome Quatrieme], [Antoine-Augustin Renouard], 4 volumes

      Chez Antoine-Augustin Renouard, Paris 1819 - xix, 360; 354; 348; 407 pp; with the half-titles present; 8vo. Bound in later tan printed boards with title printed on spine, the device of Raffaello Bertieri (1875-1941) on upper and lower covers, with ruled borders, and with his bookplate and a shelf label in each volume. Bertieri was publisher of the influential journal Il Risorgimento Grafico and also a typographer (Inkunabula typeface). This is the library catalogue of Antoine-Augustin Renouard (1765-1853), perhaps best known as bibliographer of the work of the Aldine press, 1494-1598, published in 1803-1812. The four volumes: Tome Premier: Theologie, Jurisprudence, Sciences et Arts; Tome Second: Belles-Lettres (Premiere Partie); Tome Troisieme: Belles-Lettres (Seconde Partie); Tome Quatrieme: Histoire. Heads and tails of spine lightly rubbed; occasional and light soiling to the boards and spotting on some pages; overall an attractive set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. No. 1 - [No. V]"

      New York: C. S. Van Winkle. 1819. "First edition, 8vo, pp. iv, [5]-443; bound in contemporary full straight- grain scarlet goatskin by John Roulstone (item 37 in the Papantonio collection of early American bindings), gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, a.e.g.; fine. Attributable American ornamental bindings in this condition are uncommon. & & Inscribed, ""Presented to Horatio Robinson, from his friend, Norris Marshall Jones, May 12th 1820."" Printed book label of Norris Marshall Jones and gilt red morocco bookplate of Richard Montgomery Gilchrist Potter. & & Papantonio mentions this book specifically in his ""The Dealer as Collector"" which prefaces his catalogue: ""About 1940 I sold a copy of Washington Irving&#39;s Sketchbook bound in red morocco by John Roulstone. I felt that I could not afford to keep it. In the early 1950s I was called in to look at a collection in a New York apartment, and among the books there was the Sketchbook. Needless to say it became part of my collection."" & & ""At his (Papantonio&#39;s) death, all but a half dozen of the books in American bindings came to the [American Antiquarian] Society. They included those shelved at his East 48th Streeet apartment as well as those volumes that he had culled from his collection and were then located in Princeton, New Jersey. Those few that did not join his collection in Worcester included the Confessions of Faith of the Boston Synod bound by Ratcliffe, a copy of The Columbiad bound exuberantly by William Swaim, and a presentation copy from the Congress to George Washington of the Acts of Congress, 1790"" (Early American Book Bindings, p. 87). Also retained was the present example. It was purchased privately in 1999 from Ximines which had been instrumental in selling off the remains of Papantonio&#39;s collection after his death."

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        The Tour of Dr. Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque: A Poem [with] The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of Consolation: A Poem [with] The Third Tour of Dr. Syntax, in Search of a Wife: A Poem

      R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts 1819-[1821], London - A mixed set. Volume 1: Eighth edition. Original brown cloth; collates complete, with frontis., engraved title-p., 29 plates, engraved tail-piece. Volume 2: Third edition. Original blue cloth; with frontispiece and 22 plates (lacking one at p. 270, Dr. Syntax at Freemason's Hall). Volume 3: First edition. Original blue cloth; complete with frontis., engraved title-p., 23 plates, hand-colored tail-piece. A grand total of 79 full-page hand-colored engravings by Rowlandson (including the title-pages for Volumes 1 and 3). All volumes: Cloth a bit scuffed and wrinkled; spine tips, corners, and edges of boards lightly bumped; with nice, clean, text blocks and bright plates. A wonderful and colorful (literally and figuratively) set, popular in its day, and still charming. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur l"art de l"ingénieur en instruments de physique expérimentale en verre. Ouvrage traitant de tout ce qui a rapport à la construction et à la perfection de ces divers instrumens; offrant une théorie neuve et complète de l"Aréométrie et de ses différentes applications aux sciences et aux arts chimiques, boissons, teinture, saumure, tannin, vin, cidre, bière, lait, huiles, sels, vinaigres etc.

      Paris: L"auteur, Madame Huzard, Delaunay, Pillet, Juillet 1819 - Première édition, in-8; xvi, 618p.; frontispice et 14 planches hors-texte. Reliure d"époque en demi-veau taupe, dos lisse joliment orné de motifs floraux romantiques. Pâle mouillure en coin en début d"ouvrage, autrement un bel exemplaire. Chevallier succéda à ses père et oncle, établis comme opticiens depuis soixante ans à la Tour de l"Horloge. On lui doit la fabrication de lunettes, de baromètres et de chronomètres, ainsi que de nombreuses inventions et perfectionnements d"appareils optiques. Le présent ouvrage s"intéresse aux baromètres et thermomètres, mais surtout aux aéromètres (appareils de mesure de la densité des liquides), qui trouvent de nombreuses applications dans la fabrication des boissons et les industries alimentaires: pèse-bière, pèse-cidre, pèse-vinaigre, pèse-saumure, pèse-sucre, pèse-sirops, pèse-savons? On trouve ainsi dans l"ouvrage des chapitres consacrés à la fabrication de la bière et du cidre, un important chapitre sur le café et l"utilisation du caféomètre -qui permet de mesurer la force du café-, et diverses applications spécifiques: galamètre (pour mesurer la richesse du lait d"une nourrice), oenomètre pour apprécier le degré des vins, etc.

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        Narrative of a Journey into Persia,

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, , 1819. in the Suite of the Imperial Russian Embassy, in the Year 1817. Octavo (215 × 135 mm). Recent half calf on marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label. Uncoloured aquatint frontispiece "with a basis in line and stipple" (Abbey) and 4 uncoloured aquatint plates. Embossed library stamp to the title page only, mild browning, else a very good, clean copy. First edition in English. Kotzebue, son of the playwright August von Kotzebue and a captain on the staff of the Russian army, travelled to Persia in 1817 as part of a Russian embassy to the encampment of Fatih Ali Shah. On its publication by his father this journal was extremely well received, being read with "keen interest" by Goethe who had recently published his Orientalist West-östlicher Divan.

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        Seltsame Leiden eines Theater-Direktors.

      Berlin, Maurer 1819. - 8 . VI, 266 pp. Contemporary half calf (rubbed, head of spine and 1 hinge a little defective). Borst 1317. First edition. Dedication copy from Hoffmann's cirle of friends (by the actor JG.C. Weiss to his colleague A. Herzfeld). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau Système de Minéralogie. Traduit du Suédois.

      - Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1819. 8vo (200 x 124 mm). pp. (4), vi, 314, (1). Contemporary calf, gilt lettered label (somewhat rubbed). First published in Swedish in 1814. First French edition, of this famous mineralogical classic. 'In 1812 he received a gift of a large number of minerals which he later decided to classify. The methods of mineral classification existing at the time were based on appearance and physical properties. These seemed highly unsystematic to Berzelius. He concluded from his analytical experience that a logical classification could be based only on chemical composition. In his original system, first published in 1814, he arranged the minerals in terms of their basic constituents, although he later revised this and placed chief emphasis on the acid component. Like many of Berzelius' innovations, his system of mineral classification was at first received with some hostility, but this was gradually overcome. During his visit to Paris in 1818 he won the approval of Haüy, the leading mineralogist of the day, whose own system was based on physical properties' (DSB).Ward & Carozzi 202; Hoover 122. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Imprenta Real, Madrid 1819 - 4ºm, 643 p. Encuadernación en plena piel valenciana época decorada y nervios con tejuelo. - Perfecto ejemplar con retrato, 3 árboles genealógicos plegados y el facsímil de una carta autobiográfica de Cervantes, también plegada. Magnífico papel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester: 3 Volume Set

      London: Lackington Hughes Harding Mavor & Jones 1819 - 3 large matching 1st edition (1819) HB volumes, in recent burgundy/plum full leather folio with gilt titles on black panels & 5 raised bands to spines. All edges untrimmed, new endpapers, no inscriptions or marks and all plates have tissue guards present. A few plates with tide marks but very little foxing. A bright tight clean set (27 x 41cm) **Very heavy set - please contact bookseller for P&P costs** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la Monnaie : Depuis les temps de la plus haut antiquité, jusqu'au règne de Charlemagne

      Chez Mme veuve Agasse, Paris 1819 - Discours Préliminaire (lxxx pages) is place at the beginning of the second book by error of the binder. Library stamps/marks/labels/slip, joints weak, random foxing, bookplate of book collector and scholar Monsigneur Joseph M Gleason on front paste-down. Solid hardcover. ; French language. Two volumes, bound as one, complete. Quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards and marbled edges, gilt spine decor and gilt lettering on spine label. Emma Lila Fundaburk, The History of Economic Thought & Analysis : A Selective International Bibliography : Volume I Development of Economic Thought and Analysis, 6090. The Economic Library of Jacob H Hollander, PhD, compiled by Elsie A G Marsh, 2728. "L'un des meilleurs ouvrages sur la monnaie. C'est par celui là qu'il faut commencer l'étude de tous les autres." - Jérome Adolphe Blanqui, Histoire de l'économie politique en Europe, 1845 3rd Ed, p 374.; Ex-Library; 283+lxxx,402 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Cyclopaedia; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. Illustrated with numerous engravings.

      London: Longman Hurst Reese Orme & Brown -1820 1819 - 45 Bände (39 Textbände und 6 Tafelbände, davon 1 Atlasband). 4° Mit 1 gestochenen Frontispiz (Porträt Adam Rees) in Band 1 und 1099 (von ?) Kupfertafeln sowie 63 doppelblattgroße Kupferkarten. Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückentitelvergoldung. - Einbände etwas berieben, Kanten und Ecken teils bestoßen, Kapitale vereinzelt etwas beschädigt, Rücken von Band 3 im Gelenk geklebt, Rücken des Atlasbandes stärker bestoßen, Lederbezug ausgetrocknet und teilweise abgeblättert, insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Vollständiges Exemplar der wichtigen englischen Enzyclopädie, die von dem walisischen Reverend Abraham Rees (1743-1825) herausgegeben wurde. Die Enzyklopädie erschien in wöchentlichen Lieferungen (die zu Halbjahres- und Jahresbänden zusammengefaßt wurden) seit 1802; die Titelblätter der Textbände dieser Ausgabe tragen das Erscheinungsjahr 1819. Die Tafelbände mit Darstellungen aus allen Wissensgebieten, darunter Anatomie, Architektur, Astronomie, Chemie, Horologie, Maschinen und Dampfmaschinen, Mechanik, Musik, Optik, Schiffe, Zoologie, Botanik usw. - Tafeln teils gebräunt, bzw. braunfleckig. - Vgl. Zischka 9; Phillips 4312 a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mazeppa, a poem

      London: John Murray, 1819. . First edition, first issue, 8vo, iv, 71, (1, 8 advertisement) pp. Marbled endpapers, gilt-lettered morocco bookplate of &#147;Miss M. Napier&#148; to paste down with her signature to a front blank, armorial bookplate of William Renny to fly leaf verso. Contemporary gilt and blind stamped panelled calf, some subtle repairs to joints, an attractive copy. Wise I p. 131.

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        A Complete Course of Lithography

      London - Printed for R. Ackermann 1819 - The first edition in English of the first book on lithography, written by Alois Senefelder the inventor of lithography. Bound in half crushed morocco, with gilt lettering. Rebound with new endpapers. With frontis and three plates. The text is collated complete. Withfour only of the thirteen plates (including frontis). Can command up to $5000 complete with all plates. Johann Alois Senefelder (1771 1834) was an German actor and playwright who invented the printing technique of lithography in 1796. A Complete Course of Lithography combined Senefelder's history of his own invention with a practical guide to lithography, and remained in print into the early 20th century. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is mild wear to the extremities, including some bumping and some clear tape. Internally the pages are bright with intermittent mild background spotting and the very occasional handling mark. There are the remains of some labels on the front endpapers. A copperplate ink inscription from the original endpapers has been stuck to the front pastedown. The frontis and page 331 have been reinforced along the gutter with cloth tape. The title page anda fewpages have been reinforced along the gutter with clear tape. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Facultate Repraesentandi et Cognoscendi brevis commentatio Anthropologico Psychologica qua Praelectionibus Logicis./ Prima Lineamenta Logices in usum auditorum suorum.

      Lüttich P-J Collardin18 1819 - 2 Werke in 1 Bd. 21,5 x 13,5 cm. VIII, 119 S., XVI, 240 S. Neuer marm. Pappeinband mit Rsch. Sehr gut erhalten. Mit 2 mehrfach gefaltenen Tabellen (Conspectus Systematicus Logices (Logica), Conspectus Logices Systematicus (Methodologia).; - Ignaz Denzinger 1782-1862 war Professor in Würzburg und Lüttich. - Papier wenig gebräunt, mit Exlibris, einige Bleistiftanstreichungen, zwei Seiten leicht eingerissen, Buchschnitt angest., stellenweise etwas braun- und wasserfleckig. Tabellen sauber. Lateinische Sprache. 1.100 gr. Neuer marm. Pappeinband mit Rsch.

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        Stereotype Edition of The British Essayists

      London - Andrew Wilson, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Eleven hardbound volumes. Very scarce in the original paper boards. The Spectator was a daily publication of 171112, founded by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele in England after they met at Charterhouse School. Eustace Budgell, a cousin of Addison&#39;s, also contributed. The stated goal of The Spectator was to enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality. . . to bring philosophy out of the closets and libraries, schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assemblies, at tea-tables and coffeehouses (No. 10). It recommended that its readers consider it part of the tea-equipage (No. 10) and not leave the house without reading it in the morning. One of its functions was to provide readers with educated, topical talking points, and advice in how to carry on conversations and social interactions in a polite manner. In keeping with the values of Enlightenment philosophes of their time, the authors of The Spectator promoted family, marriage, and courtesy. The original Tatler was founded in 1709 by Richard Steele, who used a nom de plume of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esquire, the first such consistently adopted journalistic persona, which adopted in the first person, as it were, the seventeenth-century genre of characters, as first established in English by Sir Thomas Overbury and soon to be expanded by Lord Shaftesbury&#39;s Characteristics (1711). Steele&#39;s idea was to publish the news and gossip heard in London coffeehouses, hence the title, and seemingly, from the opening paragraph, to leave the subject of politics to the newspapers, while presenting Whiggish views and correcting middle-class manners, while instructing these Gentlemen, for the most part being Persons of strong Zeal, and weak Intellects. . . what to think. To assure complete coverage of local gossip, a reporter was placed in each of the city&#39;s popular coffeehouses, or at least such were the datelines: accounts of manners and mores were datelined from White&#39;s; literary notes from Wills; notes of antiquarian interest were dated from the Grecian Coffee House; and news items from St. Jamess. In its first incarnation, it was published three times a week. The original Tatler was published for only two years, from April 12, 1709 to January 2, 1711. A collected edition was published in 171011, with the title The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq. . The Guardian was a short-lived newspaper published in London from 12 March to 1 October 1713. It was founded by Richard Steele and featured contributions from Joseph Addison, Thomas Tickell and Ambrose Philips. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm with all covers and pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including rubbing to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark. The pages are rough cut and the occasional one is uncut at the top. Overall the volumes are in very good condition..

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        Ledger for a New York Merchant, 1819 - 1828.

      - An un-named merchant, with a full clientele of individuals, with the usual entries for purchases of sugar, tea, rum, shrub, tobacco, bitters, flour, and nautical supplies for boats including sails and tack. Most interesting are the multiple entries for Daggett & Kensett. Our merchant appears to act as a bank & supplier for them, and supply ships in the US Navy. Payment of cash & occasionally supplies appear on the left side of the ledger, with long lists of US Navy ships & Captains on the right side of the ledger, with payments. Amongst the provisions supplied to Daggett & Kensett are Cash for Tin $53.63 1822, and 1823 Sept. 13, 12 barrels vinegar. They had developed a process for canning seafood (salmon, oysters and lobsters), in 1819, and in 1825, Ezra Daggett and Thomas Kensett of New York City were granted the first U.S. patent for food storage in cans. An April 3rd 1823 entry reads "Apl 3rd 1823 to Nov. 30th 1824 provisions sold US Navy received by US Navy received by Dept . $4350.30." The merchant had a good business, with deposits at the Franklin Bank, Bank of America & Bank of the United States, at times over $12,000. Other clients included the Brig Comet, Alfred Churchill, Sloop Eagle, Alexander M. Hamilton, Capt. Wm. Bunnell, Asaph Hall, Chatham 1823, possibly the father of Asaph Hall (October 15, 1829 - November 22, 1907) the American astronomer who discovered the moons of Mars in 1877. Book binder ticket, Sold by C. Brown, Stationer & Binder, No. 348 Water-street, New-York. 4to ledger, about 1" thick, from 1819 to 1828. Front board detached, binding worn, as can be expected. At times, he also seemed to act as a local prison, with accounts like the following: 1828 State Prison Sale Brigh Splendia Gains Brigh Franklin Norcott Brigh, Palmer, Conklin, Brigh Enterprize Tryon Ships & captains listed include Capt. Williams, Ships London Trader, Capt. Cartwright, Ship Columbia, Ship Franklin, Brig Emily, Capt Gifford, Ship Liverpool, Brig Magnet, Capt. Gordon, Ship Hercules, Ship Monroe, Brig Georgiana Davis, Ship Corinthian, Ship Morrisson, Ship Manhattan, Ship Hannibal, London Trader, Howard, Meteor, Midas, Lewis, Paris and many others. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trésor des origines, et Dictionnaire grammatical raisonné de la langue française. Spécimen.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale 1819 - in-4, XX-447 pp., veau aubergine, dos à faux-nerfs orné de larges caissons dorés à volutes dorées et fleurons à froid, monogramme couronné sur une pièce de maroquin rouge, encadrement de roulette à froid, large guirlande dorée et de nouveu roulette intérieure à froid sur les plats avec fleurons d'angle, simple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches marbrées, triple filet doré en encadrement intérieur (Carroll). Dos insolé, coiffes et mors restaurés. C'est tout ce qui a paru de l'immense travail lexicographique qui occupa Pougens (1755-1833) dans ses dernières années. Il ne put achever le grand dictionnaire étymologique qu'il ambitionnait, et qui était dans l'air du temps depuis les dernières décennies du XVIIIe siècle, qui virent le début des véritables études linguistiques. Le présent ouvrage porte pour cette raison le sous-titre de "spécimen", que Pougens lui avait donné. Bel exemplaire, à grandes marges (35 x 25,5 cm), dans une reliure anglaise de l'époque Cioranescu, XVIII, 51131.

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        The Works

      John Murray, London 1819 - Three volumes. Very attractive bound in contemporary black pebble grain morocco with swirling gilt foliage and ruling on both covers, spine elaborately gilt; both covers with ornate blindstamped central medallion and border design. Glazed endpapers with gilt leaf pattern, inner dentelles with gilt impressed borders. First collected edition of a contemporary printing including the complete "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage," the final part havng been finished only a year before this publication. A very attractive, fine copy in a most pleasing full morocco binding. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Convention Nationale. Opinion de Thomas Payne [sic], député du département de la Somme, Concernant Le Jugement de Louis XVI, Précédée de sa lettre d'envoi au Président de la Convention; Imprimée par ordre de la Convention Nationale. Paris, de l'Imprimerie Nationale, 1792; [bound with:] &#151; [drop-head title] Convention Nationale. Opinion Sur l'Affaire de Louis Capet, Adressée au Président de la Convention Nationale; Imprimée par ordre de la Conventional nationale. [No place, no date, but 1793]; [and with:] &#151; The American Crisis.

      London: printed & published by R. Carlile, 1819 - 3 works bound together in one volume, pp. 8; 10; [ii], 196; the first two works small octavo (approx. 195 × 122 mm), the third, with uncut edges, taller octavo (226 × 138 mm). Later mottled half calf, spine lettered gilt, marbled sides. Excellent copies. A2 and A3 misbound out of order in first work. First editions of the first two listed works, rare in commerce. No copy of the first work appears in auction records since 1975 and only one copy of the second. The Rights of Man brought Paine enormous popularity in France, and eventually election to the National Convention, the central governing agency of the First Republic. But Paine spoke little or no French and had to rely on a fellow deputy translating for him, and he had not grasped how dramatically the course of the revolution had changed. French adulation turned into anger when Paine opposed the execution of Louis XVI. After a bare majority had voted for death, Paine sought a reprieve by pressing for detention, and subsequent banishment to America, rather than execution (with Bancal reading a translation of his speech). Marat shouted him down on the grounds that he was a Quaker, and further interruptions by Marat and Thuriot challenged the accuracy of the translation being read and wrecked any chance of his plea finding support. In December 1793 he was arrested. Robespierre himself wrote out the order of execution, but Paine escaped this fate through an error of his captors and was released from prison the next year after the end of the Terror. The third work in this Sammelband was reprinted by the radical publisher Richard Carlile, who popularized the writings of Tom Paine to the next generation, adding a biography, The Life of Thomas Paine (1820). Carlile was the subject of several prosecutions in 1819; during one trial he famously read aloud The Age of Reason under the justification that the jury would have to judge whether it was blasphemous, an action which allowed him to republish the work under privilege of court (10,000 twopenny copies were subsequently sold). He was found guilty on two charges and sentenced to six years in Dorchester prison. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        METODO DE SOLFEO, o sea, Elementos generales para aprender a leer la música: Obra útil a los profesores que se dedican a la enseñanza, escrita . por., maestro y director de música de la Sociedad Filarmónica de Barcelona.

      Juan Budó, Barcelona - 26x19, anteport. (nombre ant. poseedor), port. (rastro de uso en parte inf.), 8p, VI láms, 1h, 112p (merma esq. interna pp.9-11, rasgadura en p.69, merma en margen de pp.111-112, rastros de uso y algunas anotaciones y rayajos a lapiz). Enc. muy det. - Primera edición. c1860, según la BNE. Bernardo Calvó Puig (Vic, 1819-1880), maestro de capilla y compositor. s.f

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        DIZIONARIO ODEPORICO o sia storico-politico-naturale della provincia bergamasca di

      Mazzoleni, 1819-1820, Bergamo, - 3 voll. in -8, pp. VII, 245; 238, 276, bella leg. mod. m. p. con angoli, carta dec ai piatti, tass. al d. e nervi. Opera dello scienziato e scrittore bergamasco (Bergamo 1748-1833) che fu incaricato del riordino delle carte dei confini del territorio di Bergamo che si concluse con la realizzazione di un importante inventario ancora oggi utilizzato. Si dedicò anche a studi di interesse mineralogico e geologico che lo condussero in prima persona a fare dei sopralluoghi tra paesi e località della Val Seriana. Fu così che nacque questo suo dizionario in cui descrive con minuzia abitudini e costumi del bergamasco comprese alcune zone della Val Camonica allora sotto la giurisdizione di Bergamo. Manca la tav. Ediz. orig. e unica. [003]

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        Blick auf Rom "Von Casa Tarpea auf dem Capitolinus".

      1819. Bleistift, auf cremefarbenem Velin, links unten signiert "E. Förster", betitelt und datiert "15 Apr. 58", rechts oben numeriert "OHz 819.". 23,4:28,7 cm. Auf Untersatz montiert. Provenienz: Mit Stempel der Münchner Künstlergesellschaft, nicht bei Lugt.. Die Münchner Künstlergesellschaft "Allotria" war 1873 von F. von Lenbach (1836-1904) und L. Gedon (1843-1883) gegründet worden. Anlaß dazu war der Austritt von ca. 50 Künstlern aus der Münchner Künstlergenossenschaft.

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        Victories of the Duke of Wellington, from Drawings

      Printed for Rodwell and Martin, London - 1819, 1st Edition. () Very good. iv,47,[1]pp. Quarto (approximately 29.5cm tall) in quarter calf and marbled boards with matching endpapers and 12 hand-coloured aquatint plates engraved by T. Fielding (except No. 6 which is by Chas. Heath after R. Westall, and wood-engraved title page vignette. Plates with blank leaves as guard with some faint offsetting to adjacent leaves and minor worming in lower margins affecting the image of two plates minimally, else generally a clean copy, plate colours bright. Work depicts the battles of Wellington's victories over the French army from Lisbon to Waterloo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Codex medicamentarius sive pharmacopoea gallica jussu regis optimi et ex mandato summi rerum internarum regni administri editus a facultate medica Parisiensi anno 1818.

      Leipzig, F. Fleischer, 1819. - Codex medicamentarius europaeus. Sectio secunda. CCXX, 419 S. Hldr. d. Zt. mit farb. RSchildern und RVerg. (etwas fleckig, leicht berieben). SGC II: V, 1036; s. a. Wellcome II, 360. - Zweiter Band des achtteiligen Sammelwerkes der wichtigsten europäischen Pharmakopöen, das 'zur leichteren Beschaffung der verschiedenen Pharmakopöen' (Schelenz 629) bei Fleischer 1818-32 veröffentlicht wurde. 1638 erschien in Paris bei de Verennes erstmals der 'Codex medicamentarius, seu pharmacop. Parisiensis'. - Etwas gebräunt bzw. braunfleckig, Anfang und Schluß im Innenkantenbereich stärker betroffen, dort auch kleine Läsuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage of Discovery Made Under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and Inquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage.

      John Murray, London - 1819, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Very good. xxxix,252,cxliv,pp. Quarto (23 X 29.5 cm.) 20th century half calf and light green cloth boards. Untrimmed pages. 15 colour plates (4 folding) and 9 engraved plates (2 folding) and 4 tables (3 folding), with 3 folding plans and charts (including frontispiece). Colour plates are clean. Some offsetting from plates. Small bookplate on front endpaper. A clean copy with original plate tissues and erata slip at rear. Unusual and scarce untrimmed and in nice condition. A.B. 14873 Ross was chosen to lead Britains resurgence of exploration of the arctic regions. He commanded the Isabella while William Edward Parry took command of the Alexander. Also included on the voyage were Edward Sabine and Ross's nephew James Clark Ross. The expedition rediscovered Baffins 17th century explorations and found three sounds including Smith, Jones and Lancaster. Unfortuately for Ross, he mistakenly thought the end of Lancaster sound was blocked by a fictitious range of mountains he named the Crocker mountains. After returning to England, many were scepitcal including William Parry about the existance of the mountain range. Parry was chosen to lead another expedition and discovered Lancaster Sound was the gateway to the North West Passage. Ross never lived down this mistake. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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