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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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        Regras methodicas para se aprender a escrever os caracteres das letras Ingleza, Portugueza, Alfina, Romana, Gótica-Itálica, e Gótica-Germánica, acompanhadas de hum tratado complecto de arithmetica, offerecidas ao Augustissimo Senhor D. Pedro Principe Real do reino Unido, de Portugal, Brazil, e Algarves.

      na Impressao Regia, Lisboa 1819 - 370 p., retrato a toda plana del autor grabado al cobre. Tafilete verde de época, doble greca dorada en ambos planos con motivos vegetales y grandes hierros en las esquinas, al centro escudo real con las armas portuguesas en ambos planos, lomo cuajado, tejuelo rojo, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes también dorados.

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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 Enquiring Into The Probability Of A North-West Passage

      London: Printed by Strahan and Spottiswoode For Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, 1819. - 2 Volumes in 1. 8vo. pp. lxix, 265; 2 p.l., 258. folding engraved map, 2 engraved plates (1 folding), & 1 full-page diagram. contemporary mottled calf, gilt back (surface tear to leather on rear cover, 2 small embossed library stamps, 1 plate repaired along fold with slight loss of image, bookplates & pockets removed from endpapers). Second (First Octavo) Edition of this famous voyage, which marked the resurgence of British interest in the search for the north-west passage, and inaugurated the great arctic explorations and discoveries of the nineteenth century. Among Ross’s officers on the voyage were William Edward Parry, James Clark Ross, and Edward Sabine. Setting out in April of 1818, the expedition rediscovered Baffin Bay and its three Sounds, Smith, Jones, and Lancaster, thereby vindicating the reports made by William Baffin in 1616. Sailing some distance into Lancaster Sound, Ross sited a mirage which he believed to be a range of mountains blocking further passage. These he named the Croker Mountains in honour of the first secretary of the Admiralty, J.W.Croker. On his return to England, Ross’s report was initially accepted as conclusive and he was promoted to Captain, but his contention that Lancaster Sound was landlocked was disputed by other members of the crew, notably by his second-in-command, William Edward Parry. Parry’s view was supported by Sir John Barrow, second secretary of the Admiralty, with whom Ross was to carry on a life-long quarrel as a result. In 1819, the Admiralty appointed Parry to lead a second expedition, which proved Ross to be mistaken. His reputation seriously discredited, Ross was never again given command of an official government expedition. National Maritime Museum I 818n. Sabin 73376. Smith 8796. TPL 1153. cfArctic Bib. 14873. cfHill p. 261. cfLande 1425. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opere

      s.n.,, Italia, 1819 - Undici volumi di cm. 13,3, pp. 514 (2); 323 (1); 412; 349 (1); 423 (1); 356; 352; 448; 455 (1); 440; 337 (1). Con un ritratto ed un facsimile di un autografo machiavelliano ripieg. all'antip. dell'ultimo volume. Bella leg. coeva in piena perg. con tit. in oro su doppio tassello, fregi e filetti al dorso. Ottimamente consevato. Cfr. Bertelli, 214.

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        The works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England [complete in 10 volumes]

      London : printed for F.C. and J. Rivington . [and 29 others] 1819 - Physical description: 10 v. plate (fold.) ; 22 cm. Includes folding diagram: "The general distribution of human knowledge" in vol. 1. Notes: English and Latin. Includes 'Index to the English part, comprised in the six first volumes' (v. 6) and 'Index rerum in voluminibus septimo, octavo, nono, et decimo' (v. 10). Contents: v. 1. Life of Francis Bacon. Philosophical works: Of the proficience and advancement of learning, divine and moral. Sylva sylvarum; or, A natural history in ten centuries (century I-VIII) -- v. 2. Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains. Medical receipts. Works moral: Colours of good and evil. Essays or counsels civil and moral. A collection of apophthegms. Theological works -- v. 3. Works political -- v. 4. Law tracts: maxims of the law -- v. 5. Writings historical. Letters -- v. 6. Letters, speeches, charges, advices, etc. first published by Dr. Birch, in one volume in octavo in 1763 -- v. 7. Opera philosophica : Auctoris vita [Gul. Rawley] Instauratio magna, pars I : De dignitate et augmentis scientiarum, libri novem -- v. 8. Instaurationis magnae, pars II : Novum organum, sive Indicia vera de interpretatione naturae. Instaurationis magnae pars III-IV -- v. 9. Historia densi et rari; necnon coitionis et expansionis materiae per spatia. Historia gravis et levis. Historia sympathiae et antipathiae rerum. Historia sulphuris, mercurii, et salis. Articuli quaestionum circa mineralia. Cogitationes de natura rerum. Instaurationis magnae pars V. Opuscula philosophica. Descriptio globi intellectualis. Opera civilia et moralia : Historia regni Henri Septimi -- v. 10. Sermones fideles, sive Interiora rerum. De sapientia veterum. Meditationes sacrae. Epistolae. Subjects: Subjects: Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 -- Philosophy, Renaissance -- Philosophy, Modern -- Philosophy, English -- 17th century. Physical description: 10 v. plate (fold.) ; 22 cm. Includes folding diagram: "The general distribution of human knowledge" in vol. 1. Notes: English and Latin. Includes 'Index to the English part, comprised in the six first volumes' (v. 6) and 'Index rerum in voluminibus septimo, octavo, nono, et decimo' (v. 10). Contents: v. 1. Life of Francis Bacon. Philosophical works: Of the proficience and advancement of learning, divine and moral. Sylva sylvarum; or, A natural history in ten centuries (century I-VIII) -- v. 2. Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains. Medical receipts. Works moral: Colours of good and evil. Essays or counsels civil and moral. A collection of apophthegms. Theological works -- v. 3. Works political -- v. 4. Law tracts: maxims of the law -- v. 5. Writings historical. Letters -- v. 6. Letters, speeches, charges, advices, etc. first published by Dr. Birch, in one volume in octavo in 1763 -- v. 7. Opera philosophica : Auctoris vita [Gul. Rawley] Instauratio magna, pars I : De dignitate et augmentis scientiarum, libri novem -- v. 8. Instaurationis magnae, pars II : Novum organum, sive Indicia vera de interpretatione naturae. Instaurationis magnae pars III-IV -- v. 9. Historia densi et rari; necnon coitionis et expansionis materiae per spatia. Historia gravis et levis. Historia sympathiae et antipathiae rerum. Historia sulphuris, mercurii, et salis. Articuli quaestionum circa mineralia. Cogitationes de natura rerum. Instaurationis magnae pars V. Opuscula philosophica. Descriptio globi intellectualis. Opera civilia et moralia : Historia regni Henri Septimi -- v. 10. Sermones fideles, sive Interiora rerum. De sapientia veterum. Meditationes sacrae. Epistolae. Subjects: Subjects: Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 -- Philosophy, Renaissance -- Philosophy, Modern -- Philosophy, English -- 17th century. 5 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Peter's Letters to his Kinsfolk. In Three Volumes

      Edinburgh- William Blackwood et al, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition collection of Lockhart's satirical letterswritten asDr Peter Morris, in an attractivefine binding. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. Complete in Three Volumes. With portrait plates of eminent gentleman, including Sir Walter Scott. Includes a Postscript to the Third Edition to the rear of Volume III. Styled the Second Edition as part of the satire, but in fact the First Edition, as noted in the 'The Epistle Liminary to the Second Edition' and fromCOPAC. In this work of epistolary fiction Dr Peter Morris, a Welshman, travels to Scotland and connects with the important personages of the age. Penetrating and lively character sketches are the highlights of his letters to friends and relatives in Wales. As one of the most important chronicles of early nineteenth-century life in Scotland Peter's Letters can be seen as the biography of a culture (Hart, 46). (DNB)With Joseph Cooks armorial bookplate on the front pastedown, with view of Newton Hall. Reverend Joseph Cook (1759-1844) was vicar of Chatton and Shilbottle, and was sufficiently acquainted with the duke of Northumberland. (DNB)Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some mild rubbing, with the leather coming away from the spine of volumeone. Internally the pages are bright with light background foxing. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Histoire des Missionnaires dans le Midi de la France. Lettres d'un Marin a un Hussard. Bound together with second volume Histoire des Missionnaires dans Le Midi et L'Ouest de la France.

      Chez Plancher 1819 and 1820, Paris - 112, 144 pp. 8vo, measuring 20 by 13 cm, or 8 by 5 inches. With two exceptional hand-colored fold-out plates (16 by 12 inches each). Quarter morocco over silk moire boards. Edge tear of silk in lower half of front edge. Some wear to spine. Some minor light foxing. Minor close tear in each plate not affecting image and by where bound in (thus predictable). Very good overall of very rare title. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The American Journal of Science and Arts, Volumes 1-10

      New York / New Haven: J. Eastburn and Co. / S. Converse. (1819-1826). First. Magazine. 10 volumes bound in 5. Volume one is a second edition; volumes 2-10 are all first editions. Octavos. Illustrated with engraved and lithographic plates and maps, many folding, including some hand-colored. The first ten volumes of "Silliman's Journal," devoted to the publication of original papers, notices, and reviews in the natural and physical sciences. Edited by Benjamin Silliman, professor of chemistry and natural history at Yale College, it was the world's leading scientific journal in the first half of the 19th Century. An ex-library set rebound in five linen cloth volumes with gilt spine titles, bookplates, paper labels on the rear free endpapers, and a small ink number stamp, else very good with no other markings. In addition to Silliman's printed correspondence with distinguished scientists throughout the world, this set features articles by Philadelphia's famous botanist and polymath Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, and Thomas Say, the father of descriptive entomology in the United States. .

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        Observations Upon the Case of Abraham Thornton . . . for the Murder of Mary Ashford . . . Together with the Only True and Authentic Account Yet Published of the Evidence Given at the Trial [etc.]. Third Edition [with a trial account appended]

      London: Printed for J. Mawman, 39, Ludgate Street, 1819. Modern 3/4 dark calf over pebbled cloth boards, a very good copy; with the folding plan, half-title, and four advertising leaves before the title The last case involving trial by combat in England written by the son of the sitting judge (and himself "of Gray's Inn"), who attended the trial and reviewed his father's trial notes, following Thornton's alleged rape and murder of Mary Ashford

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        Letters Written During A Ten Year's Residence At the Court Of Tripoli; Published From the Originals In The Possession Of the Family Of The Late Richard Tully, Esq. The British Consul: 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

      Henry Colburn, London 1819 - 375, 396 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Seven hand-colored aquatints, one folding engraved map of the Regencies of Tripoly and Tunis. This third edition with more plates than the two previous editions. Commentary with more than a hint of Colonial superiority -- "it gives such sketches of human weakness and vice, the effects of ambition, avarice, envy, and intrigue, as will seem scarcely credible to the mind of an European." List of The Royal Family of Tripoli. Appendix and Index. ABBEY TRAVEL 301. TOOLEY 494. Bookplates, plates and text generally clean, title page of volume one lightly foxed, boards rubbed, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt. Contemporary three quarter black morocco and marbled boards, matching endpapers. 2 Vols. Very good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lectures on the physiology, zoology and natural history of man

      London: J Callow, 1819. First edition. <p>Lawrence, William (1783-1867). Lectures on physiology, zoology and the natural history of man. 8vo. xxiii, [1], 579, [1]pp., plus 16-page publisher&#39;s catalogue. 12 plates. London: J. Callow, 1819. 226 x 138 mm. (uncut and partially unopened). Boards ca. 1819, recased, light wear. Minor foxing, but very good.</p><p>First Edition of the highly controversial Natural History of Man, which sets forth Lawrence&#39;s radical-and to our eyes, remarkably advanced-ideas concerning evolution and heredity. Arguing that theology and metaphysics had no place in science, Lawrence relied instead on empirical evidence in his examination of variation in animals and man, and the dissemination of variation through inheritance. On the question of cause, Lawrence disagreed with those who ascribed variation to external factors such as climate, and rejected the Lamarckian notion of the inheritance of acquired characteristics. His understanding of the mechanics of heredity was well ahead of his time: he stated that "offspring inherit only [their parents&#39;] connate qualities and not any of the acquired qualities," and that the "signal diversities which constitute differences of race in animals . . . can only be explained by two principles . . . namely, the occasional production of an offspring with different characters from those of the parents, as a native or congenital variety; and the propagation of such varieties by generation" (p. 510).</p><p> While Lawrence did not grasp the role that natural selection plays in the origination of new species, he recognized that "selections and exclusions," including geographical separation, were the means of change and adaptation in all animals, including humans. He noted that men as well as animals can be improved by selective breeding, and pointed out that sexual selection was responsible for enhancing the beauty of the aristocracy:</p> "The great and noble have generally had it more in their power than others to select the beauty of nations in marriage; and thus . . . they have distinguished their order, as much by elegant proportions of person, as by its prerogatives in society" (p. 454).</p><p> Lawrence investigated the human races in detail, and insisted that the proper approach to this study was a zoological one, since the question of variation in mankind "cannot be settled from the Jewish Scriptures; nor from other historical records" (p. 243). </p><p>The Natural History of Man came under fire from conservatives and clergy for its materialist approach to human life, and Lawrence was accused of atheism for having dared to challenge the relevance of Scripture to science. In 1822 the Court of Chancery ruled the Natural History blasphemous, thus revoking the work&#39;s copyright. Lawrence was forced to withdraw the book, a fact reflected in the comparative rarity of the first edition: OCLC cites three copies, at the University of Pennsylvania, Cambridge University and the National Library of Israel, and there are also copies at the British Library and the Library of Congress. However, the book&#39;s notoriety was such that several publishers issued their own pirated editions, keeping the work in print for several decades. A list of the London editions of Lawrence&#39;s work, taken from OCLC, follows:</p><p>1819 J. Callow (authorized)</p><p>1819 s.n. (?)</p><p>1822 W. Benbow</p><p>1822 J. Smith</p><p>1822 Kaygill & Price (unillustrated)</p><p>1823 R. Carlile</p><p>1823 J. Smith</p><p>1834 J. T. Cox</p><p>1838 J. Taylor</p><p>1840 J. Taylor</p><p>1844 J. Taylor</p><p>1848 H. G. Bohn</p><p>1866 Bell & Daldy</p><p>Editions were also published in Edinburgh and America.</p><p>Darwin owned one of the unauthorized editions listed above, the one issued by "the notorious shoemaker-turned-publisher William Benbow, who financed his flaming politics by selling pornographic prints" (Desmond & Moore, Darwin, p. 253). Darwin was obviously impressed with Lawrence&#39;s work, citing it five times in The Descent of Man (1871). 34693</p>

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        Theology, Explained and Defended, in A Series of Sermons

      London - William Baynes 1819 - The scarce first UK edition of this collection of sermons by influential American theologian, and president of Yale, Timothy Dwight. Complete in Five Volumes. With a Memoir of the Life of the Author. Known as Dwight's System of Theology. With a frontispiece portrait of the author to Volume One. Timothy Dwight, 1752 1817, was an American academic and educator, a Congregationalist minister, theologian, and author. He was the eighth president of Yale College (17951817). Hehas come to beconsidered a significant Americanreligious leader and educational innovator. Condition: In full long grain morocco bindings. Externally, a little rubbed, prominent to the spines. With some slight loss to the spines of volumes one and five. The hinges of volumes one andfive are slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, and generally clean and bright, with just the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Précis historique sur la révolution Des Provinces unies del&#146;Amérique du Sud. Contenant le détail des événemens dont ces contrées ont été le théâtre, depuis la conquête des espagnols jusqu&#146;à nos jours ; une notice statistique sur les provinces de Buénos-Aires, Paraguay, Tucuman, Chili, Haut-Pérou, etc. ; les portraits et caractères des principaux chefs des indépendans, et des détails authentiques sur les diverses conspirations dirigées contre le gouvernement républicain, en 1818 et 1819 ; Par A. F***., Ex-Commissaire des Guerres, Chevalier de la Légion d&#146;Honneur.

      Paris, Au Bureau Du Journal Le Pilote, Et Chez Les Marchands De Nouveautés, 1819 - XII-166 pp., suivi de : Le véritable portrait de nos législateurs, ou galerie des Tableaux exposés à la vue du Public depuis le 5 mai 1789, jusqu&#146;au premier octobre 1791 [Par M. Dubois-Crancé]. A Paris, s. n., 1792, (2)-180 pp. deux ouvrages en un vol. in-8°, couv. cart. un peu frottée, dos lisse, titre imprimé, rel. de l&#146;époque. Ouvrage rare et curieux, l&#146;auteur reste anonyme. Édition originale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reis naar Perzie met het Russisch keizerlijk gezantschap in den jare 1817. Uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald.

      - 's Gravenhage, Weduwe J. Allart en Comp., 1819.Contemporary half calf (extremities of spine damaged). With finely hand-coloured engraved title-page and 3 folding aquatint plates by W.H. Hoogkamer. XVI,264 pp. * First Dutch edition; first published in Weimar in 1819 Reise nach Persien mit der russisch kaiserlichen Gesandtschaft im Jahre 1817. - Moritz von Kotzebue (1789-1861), Russian/Estonian army officer and traveller, accompanied general Jermoloff during the peace negotiations in Persia. He kept an informative journal of this embassy and gives a lively description of the people of Persia. - (Stained).Wilson p.121; Engelmann I, p.143 (German edition of 1819); Muller, Bibl. Neerl.-Russe, 206; Catalogue Russica K1106; Howgego II, p.329; Not in Tiele. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lectures on the physiology, zoology and natural history of man

      J Callow, London 1819 - Lawrence, William (1783-1867). Lectures on physiology, zoology and the natural history of man. 8vo. xxiii, [1], 579, [1]pp., plus 16-page publisher's catalogue. 12 plates. London: J. Callow, 1819. 226 x 138 mm. (uncut and partially unopened). Boards ca. 1819, recased, light wear. Minor foxing, but very good.First Edition of the highly controversial Natural History of Man, which sets forth Lawrence's radical-and to our eyes, remarkably advanced-ideas concerning evolution and heredity. Arguing that theology and metaphysics had no place in science, Lawrence relied instead on empirical evidence in his examination of variation in animals and man, and the dissemination of variation through inheritance. On the question of cause, Lawrence disagreed with those who ascribed variation to external factors such as climate, and rejected the Lamarckian notion of the inheritance of acquired characteristics. His understanding of the mechanics of heredity was well ahead of his time: he stated that "offspring inherit only [their parents'] connate qualities and not any of the acquired qualities," and that the "signal diversities which constitute differences of race in animals . . . can only be explained by two principles . . . namely, the occasional production of an offspring with different characters from those of the parents, as a native or congenital variety; and the propagation of such varieties by generation" (p. 510). While Lawrence did not grasp the role that natural selection plays in the origination of new species, he recognized that "selections and exclusions," including geographical separation, were the means of change and adaptation in all animals, including humans. He noted that men as well as animals can be improved by selective breeding, and pointed out that sexual selection was responsible for enhancing the beauty of the aristocracy: "The great and noble have generally had it more in their power than others to select the beauty of nations in marriage; and thus . . . they have distinguished their order, as much by elegant proportions of person, as by its prerogatives in society" (p. 454). Lawrence investigated the human races in detail, and insisted that the proper approach to this study was a zoological one, since the question of variation in mankind "cannot be settled from the Jewish Scriptures; nor from other historical records" (p. 243). The Natural History of Man came under fire from conservatives and clergy for its materialist approach to human life, and Lawrence was accused of atheism for having dared to challenge the relevance of Scripture to science. In 1822 the Court of Chancery ruled the Natural History blasphemous, thus revoking the work's copyright. Lawrence was forced to withdraw the book, a fact reflected in the comparative rarity of the first edition: OCLC cites three copies, at the University of Pennsylvania, Cambridge University and the National Library of Israel, and there are also copies at the British Library and the Library of Congress. However, the book's notoriety was such that several publishers issued their own pirated editions, keeping the work in print for several decades. A list of the London editions of Lawrence's work, taken from OCLC, follows:1819 J. Callow (authorized)1819 s.n. (?)1822 W. Benbow1822 J. Smith1822 Kaygill & Price (unillustrated)1823 R. Carlile1823 J. Smith1834 J. T. Cox1838 J. Taylor1840 J. Taylor1844 J. Taylor1848 H. G. Bohn1866 Bell & DaldyEditions were also published in Edinburgh and America.Darwin owned one of the unauthorized editions listed above, the one issued by "the notorious shoemaker-turned-publisher William Benbow, who financed his flaming politics by selling pornographic prints" (Desmond & Moore, Darwin, p. 253). Darwin was obviously impressed with Lawrence's work, citing it five times in The Descent of Man (1871). 34693 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in England, France, Spain and the Barbary States in the years 1813-14 and 15

      Kirk and Mercein 1819 - With engraved portrait frontis of the author, vi, (1) Errata, 431 pages, xlvii Appendix. Plates include: full page engraved view of Algiers, folding plate of engraving of The Fortress of Goletta near Tunis, full page engraving of Merchant Slave & Arab, and full page engraving of Abdallah American Drogaman. Foxing. The blank preceding frontispiece has two signatures and a clipping of some bookseller's listing: Daniel [?]i[?] Jr. 1820. The book is complete and has a very attractive modern full leather binding. Noah served as U.S. Consul to Tunis and was the first American Jew to receive an overseas diplomatic assignment. Descriptions of daily life and social customs of the Muslims and Jews comprise a valuable window into the intrigues of that historical time. Noah (1785-1851) was a lawyer, playwright, and journalist. He was born in Philadelphia of Portuguese-Jewish ancestry. "In 1813 [he] was appointed consul to Tunis, with a special mission to Algers. He was instructed to negotiate for the release of some Americans held as prisoners by the Algerine pirates. On May 23, 1813, he sailed from Charleston, but his vessel being captured by the British, he was taken to England and detained two months. In October he arrived in Cadiz, where he contracted with Richard R. Keene, an American who had become a Spanish subject, to effect the release of the twelve Americans After being detained in France and Spain for more than a year, Noah finally arrived in Tunis. On July 30, 1815, he received a letter from James Monroe, secretary of state, revoking his commission and hinting at irregularities in his accounts. Monroe's treatment of Noah was never satisfactorily explained, though his association with Keene, who had been accused of treason, was doubtless detrimental. In January 1817, however, Noah received a letter from the Department of State which vindicated his conduct and returned several thousand dollars due him in the enterprise which resulted in the release of the American captives" (DAB). Rosenbach 205; American Travellers Abroad, N17 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1819 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT 'POOR RATE' BOOK FOR DEWSBURY WEST YORKSHIRE

      DEWSBURY WEST YORKSHIRE ENGLAND UK WAKEFIELD LEEDS 1819 - On offer is an original 1819 'DEWSBURY POOR RATE BOOK' [a book of 'poor rates' collected yearly from property owners to fund assistance to the needy of a parish] and besides being for the most part full included is a handwritten letter dated 1941 explaining that the book had come from the John Tweedale Settlement Trust (land at Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England). Research provides that in 1864 John Tweedale takes the position of Lord Mayor of Dewsbury. In 1869 Joseph Tweedale Rawsthorne does the same. This book is superbly placed in early 19th centruy Dewsbury history as evidenced by this online entry: 'In the early 1800s Dewsbury was one of the centres of Luddite opposition to industrialization in which workers retaliated against the onset of mechanization and smashed the new machinery which threatened their way of life. In the 1830s Dewsbury was also one of the centres of Chartist agitation. The C vote to the working classes. In August 1838, after a speech by Chartist leader Fergus O'Connell, a mob of between five and seven thousand people besieged the Dewsbury Poor Law Guardians in the town's Royal Hotel. The mob had to be dispersed by troops. Trouble again flared in 1840 when radical agitators seized control of the town, again troops were called in and stationed in the town to maintain order. This radical tradition left a legacy in the political life of the town, in fact the town's first elected MP in 1867 was John Simon, a Jewish lawyer from Jamaica and a Liberal.' Nine signatures of the Church Wardens and Overseers dated the book as stated. 26.5cms / 10.5" high x 14cms / 5.5" wide x 2cms / 0.75" deep. Overall G+ save for some very old dampstaining. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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        Carta Corografica degli Stati di Terra Ferma di S. M. Il Re di Sardegna Divisa in Provicnie e in Cantoni de Mandamenti secondo la recente fissazione fattane co' Regi Editti

      Piemonte 1819 - Carta murale montata su tela a stacchi con la descrizione degli Stai Sabaudi comprendenti Savoia, Piemonte e Liguria. In basso a sinistra grande riquadro di "Indice" con la suddivisione delle province secondo il Senato di appartenenza.Si tratta di una delle prime carte del periodo della Restaurazione inziatosi nel 1814 con il ritorno di del Re Vittorio Emanuele I. Risulta di un certo interesse poichè, nonostante risenta dell'influenza della cartografia napoleonica, introduce alcune novità tra le quali l'aggiunta dei canali d'irrigazione e dei Navigli già esistenti e quelli progettati, ricavati da una carta idrografica compilata del Direttore dei R. Canali il Cav. Ignazio Michelotti.Bibliografia: Aliprandi, "Le grandi Alpi nella cartografia 1482-1885", pag. 251-252. mm 1100x1345

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        Philosophie anatomique des organes respiratoires sous le rapport de la détermination et de l&#146;identité de leurs pièces osseuses. Avec Figures de 116 nouvelles préparations d&#146;Anatomie. (suivi de) Analyse de la philosophie anatomique, où l&#146;on considère plus particulièrementl&#146;influence qu&#146;aura cet ouvrage sur l&#146;état actuel de la physiologie et de l&#146;anatomie.

      Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1818. Prais, Béchet, 1819 - In-8, XXXIX-515pp., 28pp. 16 planches dépliantes. Pleine basanefauve racinée tranches marbrées. , mors fendus (mais reliure solide), pièce de titre manquante, quelques rousseurs. Edition originale de ces deux ouvrages sur la physiologie. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage of His Majesty Ship Alceste, to China, Corea, and the Island of Lewchew, with an account of her shipwreck.,

      London, John Murray, 1819 - 5 Bll., 339 S. Mit 1 gest. Frontispiz, 1 gefalt. Karte und 5 handkol. Tafeln. Dritte Ausgabe. Sehr schönes Exemplar mit den kol. Stichen von Clark. - McLeod war bei der letzten Fahrt der Fregatte Alceste als Arzt an Bord. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        A voyage to South America and the Cape of Good Hope, in his Majesty's Brig Protector.

      Printed for the author by J.B.G. Vogel., London, 1819 - London, Printed for the author by J.B.G. Vogel. 1819. 4°. XXX S., 1 n.n. Bl., 119 S. Dunkelblauer Leinwandband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel um 1930. Sabin 37230. - Mendelssohn 808. - Borba de Moraes 433. - Zweite, erweiterte Ausgabe nach 1810. - Im Auftrag der englischen Armee wurde 1805 eine Flotte mit 9 Schiffen und ca. 350 Soldaten zur Erkundung des südlichen Atlantiks zusammengestellt. Keith war der einzige Kapitän ohne militärischen Rang auf seinem Schiff 'Portector'. Der vorliegende Bericht erschien bereits 1810 in einer kleinen Auflage für die Armee. Der Verfasser erweiterte seine Ausführungen für die im Subskribentenverzeichnis aufgeführten 215 Besteller. Der Bericht beschreibt die politischen und ökonomischen Interessen der Portugiesen in Bahia und Rio de Janeiro. Die Zeit während der Überfahrt nach Südafrika nutzte der Autor zu einem Abriss über die Geschichte und die Entwicklung des Walfanges. Keith beschreibt die gemeinsamen Interessen und Konflikte der Holländer und der Engländer in Südafrika. - Papier durchgehend gebräunt. Einbandecken bestossen. - Selten. Sprache: Englisch Dunkelblauer Leinwandband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel um 1930.

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        ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS DE SANTILLANE, Translated From the French of Le Sage by Tobias Smollett

      London: for Thomas McLean, 1819. 3 volumes. First edition thus. With the famous fifteen fine and charming hand-colored plates. 8vo, in fine antique full red calf by Root & Son, the boards with triple-ruled gilt frames with small floral cornerpieces, the spines handsomely gilt tooled in compartments between gilt ruled bands, two compartments with black morocco lables lettered and decorated in gilt, board edges gilt stippled, turn-ins gilt decorated, marble endpapers and t.e.g. xii, 384; 378; 392 pp. A very fine set, internally fresh and clean, the plates bright, the bindings sturdy and sound, the calf with minor and pleasing evidence of age. A lovely set. A FINE AND BEAUTIFUL SET IN ANTIQUE CALF BY ROOT AND SONS, handsome and well preserved. Le Sage&#146;s 18th century classic, offered here in the best translation by Mr. Smollett who was also renown for his translation of DON QUIXOTE and for his own masterful works of literature and travel. The fine hand-colored engravings are very much after the style of Thomas Rowlandson (though they are not by his hand) and are rich in both colour and expression.

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        1819-25 4vol English Stories 3vol And Grecian Stories 1vol By Maria Hack First

      820 and 1825 - London - Darton, Harvey and Darton 1819 - A uniformly bound collection of these scarce works by Maria Hack with engravings to frontispieces of each volume. First editions. In four volumes. The volumes are as follows:Grecian Stories: Take From the Works of Eminent Historians with Explanatory Conversations (1819); with a preface to front dated Chichester 1819 with a conclusion to each section in the form of an explanatory conversation. With Rules for Pronouncing Greek and Latin Proper Names and an index to rear. English Stories, Illustrating Some of the Most Interesting Events and Characters, Between Alfred and the Death of John (1820); with a preface to front and explanatory conversations throughout. English Stories,Second Series: Illustrating the Period between the Accession of Henry the Third, and the Death of Henry the Sixth (1820); withexplanatory conversations throughout. English Stories, Third Series: Illustrating the Progress of the Reformation under the Tudor Princes (1825); with a preface to front and explanatory conversations throughout. Hack wrote these stories withthe intention of illustrating some of the stories from Grecian and English history, intended for young people. Maria Hack (1777 - 1844) was an English writer of educational books for children. According to a younger brother, the poet Bernard Barton, Maria was an oracle to him in his youth. Her interest in education began with her own family and soon extended into writing. The earliest of many books is thought to have been First Lessons in English Grammar (1812). Winter Evenings (1818) teaches geography through travellers' tales told to two children. The same approach was taken in Grecian Stories (1819) and English Stories (182025). Others of her textbooks covered geology and optics. Some of were still being reprinted in the 1870s. With previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns of first three volumes. Condition: Handsomely rebound in half calf with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities and rubbing to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the occasional spot and handling marks and slight foxing to first and last few pages. Small crayon annotations to front pastedowns. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ELEMENTOS DE EQUITACION MILITAR.

      Imp. Real, Madrid 1819 - 4ºm, port, 5h, 224p (últ. hoja rasgada), 13 láms. grab. (la 1ª mal grab.) Falta guarda color ant. Pasta española. - Primera edición. 1819

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        ELEMENTOS DE EQUITACION MILITAR PARA USO DE LA CABALLERIA ESPAÑOLA

      - Elementos de equitación militar para uso de la caballería española, escritos para los alumnos de la Real Escuela Militar de Equitación de esta corte por . .- Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1819; en 4º menor pasta española de época, 6 h. - 224 pp. 13 láminas grabadas al cobre. Primera edición. Buen ejemplar. Palau nº 130183.

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        The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy

      [London:] for the author,, 1819. A Poem in Four Cantos. Octavo. Recently bound in quarter tan calf, black label, gilt title, decoration, and raised bands to spine, marbled paper boards. 20 colour plates protected with tissue. Some browning throughout, all tissues renewed in very good condition.

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        La Sainte Bible. Nouvelle édition

      Desoer, Imprimerie de Plassan, Paris 1819 - In-4 (236 x 158 mm), 884 pp., maroquin à grain long bleu turquoise, dos et plats finement orné or et à froid, dentelle sur les angles et intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure signée Thouvenin). Très belle reliure. (quelques frottements, nombreuses rousseurs). Dans l'ouvrage de Roger Devauchelle "Joseph Thouvenin et la reliure romantique" (p.51) est reproduite une reliure très approchante sur une Sainte Bible, avec un "décor de reliure que Béraldi considérait comme une réalisation la plus typique du style Thouvenin vers 1820". // Quarto (236 x 158 mm), 884 pp., turquoise long-grain morocco, spine and covers nicely tooled in gilt and blind, dentelle on corners and inside, gilt edges (binding signed Thouvenin). Very fine binding. (some rubbings, numerous brownings). In the Roger Devauchelle "Joseph Thouvenin et la reliure romantique" (p.51), a plate represents a very similarcopy of "La Sainte Bible", with a caption "tooling regarded by Béraldi as the most typical of Thouvenin near 1820".

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        Oeuvres complètes avec des notes historiques.

      Paris, Lefèvre (de l'imprimerie de Crapelet), 1819 - 26 Volumes : 22 volumes In-8. Portrait de l'auteur par Leroux, 18 gravures d'après Desenne, Senoux, etc., 30 planches de musique gravées dont 16 dépliantes. 2 volumes de la Correspondance originale et inédite de J.J Rousseau, avec Madame Latour de Franq Ouvrage de très belle qualité. Edition bien imprimée, et qui offre un excellent texte basé en grande partie sur celui de Genève, et purgé des prétendues améliorations de l'édition de 1801. La correspondance y est augmentée d'un certain nombre de lettres

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        Vorlesungen über die Rettungsmittel beim Scheintode und in plötzlichen Lebensgefahren.] Tafel I bis V.

      J. B. Wallishauser,, [Wien, 1819 - [Wien, J. B. Wallishauser, 1819 / 1837.] 5 Tafeln. Lose Blattsammlung in Pp.-Schuber der Zeit. Nur die fünf auf Karton aufgezogenen Tafeln, in einem schlichten Schuber der Zeit, davon eine signiert "E. K. Frühwirth lith.". Vgl. Wurzbach I, 332.- Etw. fleckig, fingerfleckig, kl. hds. Massangaben, Gbrsp. - Die letzte Tafel zeigt einen Retter im "Paulin'schen Apparat", eine gasdichter Anzug mit Luftschlauch, die anderen Tafeln Rettungsgeräte und ein sogenanntes "Eisboot" (Einstiegsmöglichkeit in der Mitte des Bootes; dieses bei uns mit den angegebenen Massangaben). Deutsch Lose Blattsammlung in Pp.-Schuber der Zeit. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Saggio aereonautico di Giuseppe Donini Tifernate

      Pagani, Firenze 1819 - Un volume in 8°(13,5 x 21); modesta brossura muta coeva; pp. 92 + 4 tavole con illustrazioni tecniche più volte ripiegate fuori testo in fine. In precarie condizioni la legatura, macchiata e con mancanze al dorso, interno in buone condizioni, in gran parte intonso, con solo rare macchioline per il tipo di carta. Opera di notevole rarità. Coniene: Descrizione delle principali parti della Macchina; Manovra verticale; Esplorazione delle correnti accelerate, ritardate ed opposte in linea retta; Esplorazione delle correnti trasversali, ed inclinate in senso opposto e favorevole; De' materiali per costruir gli Aerostati; Metodo da tenersi in aria; Scopo dell'Aereonautica. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lebensbeschreibung des Schweizerischen Reformators Ulrich Zwingli. Mit acht Kupferblättern und einer Nachahmung seiner Handschrift.

      Zürich, Ziegler und Söhne, 1819 - 4°, gest. Fronti., 47 S. Text, 8 gest. Tafeln m. Beschriebblättern., Interimsbroschur., Rücken geplatzt, Bindung tlw. lose, Farbfleck a. Titelblatt (mit Abklatsch neben Platte des Fronti.), Stege tlw. etw. stockfl. bzw. angestaubt, Fronti u. die beiden letzten Taf. grossflächiger stockfl., 1 Bl. m. 4 cm langem Randriss. Breitrandiges Ex. Die Tafeln gestochen von M. Esslinger, F. und C. Hegi, G. Oberkogler, H. Meyer: Zwinglis Geburtsort, die Grossmünsterkirche und ihre Umgebung zu Z winglis Zeiten, Zwinglis Predigt zu Bern, Zwinglis Abschied, Das Schlachtfeld bey Cappel, Proben von Zwinglis Handschrift, Zwinglis Waffen, Die auf Zwingli geprägten Denkmünzen. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Traveller; The Deserted Village; and The Hermit

      Belfast - Henry Greer, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of poems from prolific poet, Oliver Goldsmith. Featuring a tipped in beautifully engraved plate. A compact anthology, containing his morefamous works The Traveller, The Deserted Village and The Hermit. Condition: Disbound, although generally firmly bound to the text block edge, and with publishers original paper wrap to the rear only. Slightly age toned, with paper repairs to title page and page one, with copperplate ink signature. Generally clean, aside from the occasional handling mark, and odd spot. Overall: FAIR..

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        The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, to which is added, An Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1819., 1819. 6 volumes. Contemporary green straight grained morocco boards with gilt rule, later expertly respined with gilt titles and very decorative, extra gilt tooling; marbled end papers and edges; gilt roll along edges of boards. Portrait frontispiece to volume 1. A very attractive set, clean and sound.

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        British Institution for promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom... [including] Catalogue of the Works of British Artists place in the gallerys of the British Institution, Pall-Mall

      London: W. Bulmer, 1819. Quarto, 28pp., folding plate, uncut; a little dusted and some foxing, very good, in the original plain paper wrappers, manuscript &#39;1819&#39; in ink to front. A second rarity from the British Institution, again listing paintings by John Glover. As with the prior item in this list, these exhibition catalogues are only very rarely offered for sale, and are scarce in libraries. An attractive inclusion in this issue is the folding engraved plate, which shows simple sketches of many of the eminent visitors to the exhibition. This particular catalogue dates from 1819, after Glover&#39;s fruitful sketching tours of the Lake District and Wales. As a result, it is not surprising to learn that he exhibited two large canvases here, the first his view of &#39;Tintern Abbey&#39;, much beloved of the Romantics, and a second of &#39;Durham Cathedral&#39;. The painting of Tintern Abbey may well be the same painting he is known to have exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1818, where it was listed as "Superb in ruins, still the holy pile, etc." Interestingly, the great historian of the RA Algernon Graves attributes the painting to Glover&#39;s eldest son John Richardson Glover, but recent work appears to confirm the work was executed by the elder Glover; indeed, the attribution here to "J. Glover" would seem to strongly support this thesis. Regarding the second Glover painting listed here, it is known that he sold a vast painting of Durham Cathedral for 500 guineas in 1812, and that he painted the subject again in 1838. This 1819 canvas, listed as a modest 2&#39;3" by 4&#39;3", would appear to be a third version. Among the many other contributors listed here are also Constable, William Glover, Richard Westall, and Samuel Prout, uncle of the more famous John Skinner Prout.

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        A Tour from the City of New-York, to Detroit, in the Michigan Territory.

      Kirk & Mercein etc., New York 1819 - 24 cm; viii, [9]-228, lxiii, [1] blank, [7] pp. 3 folding engraved maps, 2 of which are hand-colored in outline. Errata slip tipped in. Unsophisticated copy in original publisher's boards. Pages untrimmed. Fine folding maps of the Eastern United States, the Niagara River, and Southeastern Michigan. Pages variously foxed and toned; plates evenly toned. Few leaves unevenly opened, resulting in marginal tears. Paper spine perished at heel. Attractive copy in original state. References: Greenly Michigan 55; Howes D66; Sabin 18533; Streeter sale 841. A reliable detailed description of western New York, southern Ontario, Ohio, and Michigan territory, with maps of the region. The author traveled "from New York, by Albany, Schenectady, and Utica, to Sacket&#146;s Harbour, and thence through Lake Ontario, to the St. Lawrence river, and down that stream to Hamilton village to Buffalo; and from thence to Black Rock, Fort Erie, the Falls of Niagara to the City of Detroit" (from title page). He was engaged in surveying the boundary between the United States and Canada. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE YOUNG SEA OFFICER'S SHEET ANCHOR

      M. Carey & Sons 1819 - 1st USA 1819. Good condition with no wrapper. Or, a Hey to the Leading of Riggins, and to Practical Seamanship. With an appendix containing several figures illustrative of novelties and improvements in rigging. The First Philadelphia, From the Second London Edition. 1st US Edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Re-bound with new endpapers. Title page worn and repaired professionally with Japanese paper. It is possible that some of the prelims may be missing i.e. pages i to vi (first numbered page is vii). Plates to face page 7 and 18/19 missing else all other plates present. Heavy damp staining to contents especially towards the end where there is a little mold also. Contents still quite readable. A good working copy. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ADDRESSES OF THE PHILADELPHIA SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF NATIONAL INDUSTRY

      M. Carey and Son, Philadelphia, PA 1819 - 8vo. original paper-covered board back cover only; others missing. xvi, (9)-280 pages. First edition (Shaw and Shoemaker 49094; Sabin 62041; Rink, Technical Americana 3014). Preface, index, Thirteen essays dealing with the question of manufacturing in the United States and the need for protective tariffs. A supplement to the text includes petitions to the U.S. Congress on the subject, with one from the Society for the Promotion of American Manufactures of Delaware, E.I. duPont, President (pages 269-276) in which duPont argues for tarrif relief on cotton and gunpowder. Title page of book proudly notes that this work was "printed on J. & T. Gilpin's machine paper." The Gilpin mill on the Brandywine is credited with being the first to produce machine-made paper in the United States. See Harold B. Hancock and Norman B. Wilkinson, "The Gilpins and their Endless Papermaking Machine" in The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 81:4 (October 1957), 391-405. The Gilpin's finished their machine in 1817 and started producing writing paper and paper for newspapers. Somewhat later they supplied paper for books. This work would be one of the earliest to be printed on American machine-made paper. Uncut copy. Front board and spine missing. Back board separated. Front endpaper loose. Some foxing in text. original paper-covered board back cover only; others missing [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Iliadis Fragmenta Antiquissima cum Picturis: Item Scholia Vetera ad Odysseam

      sp;- Milan- For the Society of Dilettanti 1819 - Iliadis Fragmenta Antiquissima cum Picturis: Item Scholia Vetera ad Odysseam edente Angelo Maio, Ambrosiani collegii doctore, Regiarum Galliae, Belgii, Bavariae et Neapolis academiarvm sodale. [The Iliad,with Fragments of Ancient Paintings, also The Odyssey brought forth by Angeleo Maio, an Ambrosian College professor of France, Netherlands,Naples and Bavaria. ]First edition. In Latin and Greek, from an ancient manuscript in the Ambrosiana in Milan. Illustrated with fifty-eight engraved fragments from ancient paintings. [counted, all present]with descriptive letter press in Latin and the corresponding parts of the Illiad in Greek, followed by Brief Critical Observations in Latin, followed by a reprint of the old grammar of Homer's Odyssey in Greek. . Printed for The Dilettante Society or Dilettanti, a society of noblemen and scholars which sponsors the study of ancient Greek and Roman art, and the creation of new work in the style. With a list of Members to front dated March VI A. D. MDCCCX. Condition: In a contemporary calf binding. Externally, worn with front board absent, rear detached a spine label detached [inserted to front] and loss to backstrip, marks and stains to rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with occasional scattered foxing and handling marks. Overall: Externally, FAIR, internally, GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bornholm beskreven paa en Reise i Aaret 1815. Med et geognostisk Kort og et Landskab.

      . Kbhvn. 1819. [4] + 274 + [2] + 2 udfoldelige trykte tabeller + 1 udfoldeligt kobberstukket kort. Indbundet ubeskaret i originalt staenket papirbind med bogtrykt titeletikette (lidt beskadiget). * Ole Jörgen Rawert var industrihistoriker og fabriksdirektör, P.J.G. Garlieb var geolog og departementchef og gjorde sig tidligt bemaerket som administrator af Den kgl. Porcelainsfabrik. "Bogen söger som H.C. Örsted og Lauritz Esmarchs omtrent samtidige beskrivelse at klarlaegge Bornholms ökonomiske muligheder." Meget sjaelden. Med et supplementsblad som lover senere at levere et forsinket "landskab". Landskabsbilledet, med Hammershus, mangler i dette eksemplar, der sa til gengaeld har supplementsbladet, som skulle afleveres som bevis..

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        Traité d'economie politique, ou simple exposition de la manière dont se forment, se distribuent et se consomment les richesses; quatrième édition, corrigée et augmentée, a laquelle se trouve un épitome des principes fondamentaux de l'économie politique.

      Chez Deterville,, A Paris, 1819 - 2 voll. in-8° (205x128mm), pp. LXXXVI, 477; (4), 509; legatura del tempo m. pelle marrone e angoli con dorso adorno di titolo in oro su tassello, filetti e segnature di volume in oro. Piatti marmorizzati, segnacoli in seta verde. Ottimo esemplare. Quarta edizione del più popolare testo di economia politica dopo la "Wealth of Nations" di Adam Smith. L'edizione originale era apparsa a Parigi nel 1803. Dopo la pubblicazione di questo trattato, l'economista lionese, membro del Tribunato nel 1799, fu dal Primo Console privato della carica politica per le idee troppo liberali espresse nel suo libro e dovette attendere fino al 1814, dopo la caduta dellImpero, per poterne far uscire la seconda edizione. Questo importantissimo trattato sarà poi ristampato ben 32 volte e tradotto in tutte le principali lingue. Say, vero padre della scuola ottimistica liberale, divulgò e sviluppò le dottrine smithiane in senso ancor più liberistico, sostenendo l'improduttività della spesa pubblica, la libera coniazione e rifiutando qualsiasi ingerenza statale in materia economica, polemizzando vivacemente con Ricardo, Malthus e Sismondi. Joseph Alois Schumpeter, nella sua fondamentale "History of Economic Analysis" (New York, 1954), definisce il testo di Say "the most important of the links in the chain that leads from Cantillon and Turgot to Walras" e ne rivendica la continuità rispetto alla tradizione dell'economia politica francese di Sismondi e di Cournot. Say fu il vero padre della scuola ottimistica liberale, sviluppata in modo ancora più incline al "laissez-faire" rispetto alle teorie smithiane, sostenitore dell'improduttività della spesa pubblica, della libera coniazione e del rifiuto di ogni ingerenza dello stato nel ciclo economico. Cfr., per le varie edizioni dell'opera: Kress, B.4729. Cat. Einaudi, 5118 e sgg. Palgrave, III, 357-358: "J. B. Say is usually ranked, with A. Smith and Ricardo, amongst the fathers of economic science.It is he, more than any oyher writer, who impressed on political economy the character of a natural science". Brunet, V, 177. Graesse, VI, 287. Cfr. Carpenter, Economic Bestsellers, XXXIII (1). Goldsmith, 18616. Teilhac, 377. Macchioro, Studi di storia del pensiero economico, pp. 103-113: Cossa, Introduzione allo studio dell'economia politica, pp. 327-30; Coquelin & Guillaumin, II, p. 649. Schumpeter, pp. 492-93. Mc Culloch, pp. 21-22: "His principal merit in a scientific point of view consists in his showing, in a more satisfactory manner than it had been done previously, that effective demand depends upon production". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theorie der Fechtkunst. Eine analytische Abhandlung sämmtlicher Stellungen, Stöße, Paraden, Finten u.s.w., überhaupt aller Bewegungen im Angriffe und der Vertheidigung. Nach dem Traité d'escrime par le Chevalier Chatelain [.] frey bearbeitet.

      Wien, Anton Strauß für die Verfasser, 1819. - (6), XX, (2), (21)-188, (2) SS. Mit 2 gedr. Tabellen und 20 lithogr. tafeln (C. P. Goebel fec.). Bedr. Originalbroschur. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe. - Eine von zwei im selben Jahr erschienenen Übersetzungen von René Julien Chatelains "Traité d'escrime" (Paris, 1817); die andere erschien ohne Verfassernennung in Leipzig. - Papierbedingt durchgehend etwas braunfleckig. Vgl. Gelli 266 und 288. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Biblia, das ist: die ganze Heilige Schrift, Alten und Neuen Testaments

      Lancaster, [Penn.]: Gedruckt und im Verlage bey Johann Bar. 1819. First American folio edition. Illustrated with 2 engraved frontispiece plates by John Henry. Full contemporary leather over wood boards, six raised bands. An ex-library copy with small spine label, bookplate, and number stamp, else no other markings. Both boards are detached, the clasps lack the original leather straps, else a very good clean copy. A beautifully printed early German-American edition of the complete Luther Bible, with an introduction by the German Pietist August Francke. .

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        Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa. Part the Third. Scandinavia. Two volumes

      London T Cadell & W Davies 1819. Cover and spine worn with boards detached. Text block firm. Scattered browning and some offsetting First Edition Leather cover 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 763pp; 555pp. Illustrated with many full page engravings, maps (some double page) and woodcuts within the text. The Scandinavian section of the larger series comprising Clarke's travels. Published 1819 & 1823.

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