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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain

      Harding, Mavor and Lepard, London - 1823. Large 4to, 12 volumes in six, complete. Illustrated with 240 engraved portraits which accompany biographical and historic memoirs. Half green morocco over green cloth. Spines with five raised bands and heavily gilt in compartments. Very minor foxing to flyleaves and the peripheries of some plates, not affecting images; a fine, clean set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Heizung mit erwärmter Luft, erfunden, systematisch bearbeitet und als das wohlfeilste, bequemste, der Gesundheit zuträglichste, und zugleich der Feuersgefahr am meisten entfernende Mittel zur Erwärmung der Gebäude aller Art dargestellt u. praktisch nachgewiesen.

      Wien, Carl Gerold, 1823.. 2., sehr vermehrte und erweiterte Auflage. 20 Kupfertafeln, (1 Bl.), XXII, 143 S. Unbeschnittene Original-Broschur (fleckig, Rücken leicht beschädigt).; 2. NDB XVI, 704. - Poggendorff II, 106. - Paul Traugott Meißner (1778-1864) war Professor der technischen und später allgemeinen Chemie am Wiener Polytechnikum. "Seine Erfindungen auf heizungstechnischen Gebiet sind somit Nutzanwendungen seines theoretischen Wärmekonzepts. M. erkannte, daß die sparsamste, gesündeste und sicherste Form der Heizung durch geschickte Führung mäßig warmer Luft geschehe. Seine Vorschläge wurden auch über Österreich und Deutschland hinaus in die Praxis umgesetzt" (NDB).

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        Autographed Manuscript Signed

      Geneva, NY, 1823. Geneva, NY, 1823. unbound. Original detailed autographed manuscript signed, folio, 10 pages (front and back), 13 x 8 inches, Geneva, New York, May 20, 1823 -- an extensive draft describing an invention that was called "a machine for hulking and cleaning clover seed," a device that was granted a patent by the United States Government on March 18, 1824. Burrall explains in detail that his innovation is unique because previous models wasted much of the seed, worked slowly, and ran at a great expense because they required immense power to propel them. "The machine that I am about to describe is free from all the above. It is cheap, simple and durable - may be propelled to advantage, either by hand by horse or water power - it feeds regularly & equally - the seed is beaten or whipped out lightly and briskly, all the light chaff containing no seed is thrown off before it reaches the working part of the mechanism." Much more exceptional content. This manuscript has heavy natural folds, but is still in very good condition. Pioneer, settler, and inventor who owned extensive land in the City of Geneva, Ontario County, New York. Despite holding patents for such successful inventions as the thrashing machine, the corn planter, cooking stove, and corn sheller, it was his association with Joseph Smith that would bring him notoriety. Historians speculate that Smith, the Mormon prophet, acquired use of some of Burrall's lands by the Seneca/Ontario border and on September 22, 1823 found the "certain plates of gold which recorded the true history of the Church of the American continent," the result becoming the Book of Mormon. Joseph Smith's use of clover seed is well documented in John Heinerman's acclaimed books "Joseph Smith and Herbal Medicine" and "Joseph Smith and Natural Foods.

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        Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of the Emporer Napoleon at Saint Helena

      London: Henry Colburn and Co., 1823.. London: Henry Colburn and Co., 1823. First editions. Octavo, three quarters leather over marbled boards. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt. Eight parts in four volumes A very nice set.

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        Mr. Babbage's invention. application of machinery to the purpose of calculating and printing mathematical tables

      1823 - [Babbage, Charles.] Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Sessional Papers (1823). Mr. Babbage's invention. Copies of the correspondence between the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury and the president and council of the Royal Society, relative to an invention of Mr. Babbage. London: House of Commons, 22 May 1823. Disbound. 6 [2]pp. Docket title on verso of last leaf. 337 x 206 mm. Second edition, offprint version. The British government's reprint of Babbage's letter to Davy proposing the construction of a Difference Engine. The reprint includes, for the first time, the text of the letters from the Treasury and Royal Society. The government reprint was published both in Volume 15 of the House of Commons' Sessional Papers and as a separate offprint (as above). The two printings can be distinguished by their differing paginations: the Sessional Papers version is paginated 9-16, while the offprint is paginated [1]-6. Van Sinderen 1980, no. 18(n). When we last checked there were no copies of this version cited in OCLC. Origins of Cyberspace 31.

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        Illustrations to Popular Songs

      Thomas M'Lean, 1823. Thomas M'Lean. 1st Edition. Very Good. 1823. Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Oblong full morocco. 26cm. . .

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        Italienische Novellen von historischem Interesse.

      Hamburg, Perthes & Besser, 1823.. XIV (recte: XII), (2), 205, (1) SS., l. w. Bl. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Pappband der Zeit mit Spuren eines fehlenden Rückenschildchens und Rückenfileten. 8vo.. Erste Ausgabe. - Der Kunsthistoriker und Schriftsteller C. F. v. Rumohr (1785-1843) "trat unter dem Einfluß der romantischen Bewegung 1804 zum Katholizismus über. Er knüpfte Kontakte zum Kreis um Clemens Brentano und unternahm zwei Italienreisen, auf denen er seine kunsthistorischen Kenntnisse und ästhetischen Anschauungen vertiefte" (DBE). - Papierbedingt etwas braun- bzw. stockfleckig; der Einband berieben. - NDB XII, 251. Nicht bei Goedeke.

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        The Life of M. Tullius Cicero

      London: W. Baynes and Son, G. Cowie and Co. Smith and Elder and H.S. Baynes and Co., 1823. London: W. Baynes and Son, G. Cowie and Co. Smith and Elder and H.S. Baynes and Co., 1823. Two volumes complete - Volume One - xxx, 31-444pp and Volume Two - [2], 466pp. Contemporary full morocco, flat bands, spines in four panels, author title to second panel, volume to third, place and date to foot, remaining panels with triple fillet frame enclosing a volute and flower head rectangle, covers with triple fillet border, enclosing a frame made up of volute corner pieces joined by eight lines surrounding a central lozenge all in gilt, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., spot pattern marbled endpapers. Spines very slightly faded, very slightly rubbed, internally some spotting to first and last leaves, small stain to foot of pages in volume two, otherwise generally clean, small book label of George Christie to front pastedown. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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        The first sitting of the committee on the proposed monument to Shakspeare

      Cheltenham - G. A. Williams, 1823. Cheltenham - G. A. Williams, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A fascinating exercise in deceptive fiction by Charles Kelsall. Kelsall (1782-1857), was a traveller, scholar, author, amateur architect and Cambridge Hellenist. The text takes the form of a series of presentations made to the committee, each character making his own case for the form the monument should take, and where it should be located. Some are made by the spirits of departed persons, such as Longinus, Aeschylus, Moliere, Milton, Pope, Voltaire, Garrick, Johnson and so on; others by a Stratford butcher, a shepherd, an architect, a builder, a Danish merchant, a Venetian gentleman, a Newcastle schoolmaster, Samuel Grim, plug-turner of the pipes which supply the theatre with gas, Lancelot Blood, student in anatomy, and so on. Scarce. First edition. Condition: In a paper covered binding. Externally, worn, considerable loss to backstrip. Front board detached but present. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright throughout. Institutional stamps to front pastedown andrecto of half title. Overall: FAIR but rare survival in original boards.

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        Essai Geognostique sur le Gisement des Roches dans les deux Hemispheres

      Paris, Chez F.G.Levrault, 1823.. 379 Seiten Hardcover/Pappeinband. 12x20 cm, gut erhalten (evtl. neu gebunden), 1.Buch-Ausgabe, französischer Text, Grünschnitt

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        Souvenirs du Pays Basque et des Pyrénées en 1819 et 1820.

      Paris, Imprimerie de Goetschy 1823 - In-8. Collation : (4), 149, (3) pp. Demi-basane brune, dos orné, tranches jaunes. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition. Ses "souvenirs", sous forme de lettres, concernent pour l'essentiel le Pays Basque. Deux pages de chansons en langue basque. Envoi de l'auteur sur la page de titre : «Donné par l’auteur le 28 juin 1826, au Cousin Lemaire». Deux ou trois corrections à la plume dans le texte, très certainement de la main de l'auteur. Ouvrage très rare, qui n'a jamais été mis dans le commerce. Accroc à la coiffe. A échappé à Vinson. Labarère 208 : "Très rare." Barbe 106. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

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        Traité des rétentions d'urine causées par le rétrécissement de l'urètre, et des moyens à l'aide desquels on peut détruire complètement les obstructions de ce canal. Avec 5 planches; précédé d'un rapport fait à l'Institut. Seconde édition.

      Paris, Chez la veuve de l'auteur 1823 - In-8 [200 x 122 mm]. Collation : Portrait, XVI, 320 pp., 5 planches h.-t. Demi-basane brune, dos orné, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.) Illustré par un portrait de l'auteur et 5 planches en lithographies, dont plusieurs montrent des instruments inventés par l'auteur. Seconde édition, posthume, l'auteur étant mort à l'âge de trente ans. Il propose dans cet ouvrage une nouvelle méthode pour se saisir des calculs, sans pratiquer l'opération de la taille. L'ouvrage est précédé de sa biographie. La planche 2 a été rognée par le relieur dans sa partie inférieure avec une petite atteinte à la surface gravée. Bel exemplaire. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

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        THE NATURAL AND ABORIGINAL HISTORY OF TENNESSEE, UP TO THE FIRST SETTLEMENTS THEREIN BY THE WHITE PEOPLE, IN THE YEAR 1768.

      Nashville: Printed by George Wilson, 1823. - viii,390,liv pp. Contemporary calf, spine gilt with leather labels. Corners worn, joints cracked. Modern bookplate on each pastedown. Contemporary ownership inscription on front flyleaf and titlepage. Light foxing and toning. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth slipcase and chemise. First edition of Haywood's substantial account of the natural and aboriginal history of Tennessee. A judge in Davidson County and one of the pioneering historians of Tennessee, Haywood wrote the companion volume entitled THE CIVIL AND POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, FROM ITS EARLIEST SETTLEMENT UP TO THE YEAR 1796, also published in 1823. In addition to providing much information about the Indians of Tennessee, the author attempts to demonstrate the relationship of Native Americans to the Caucasian race. He also includes details regarding Mexicans, Hindus, Persians, Peruvians, Cherokees, Chickasaws, and Natchez Indians. "In this book, now exceedingly rare and highly prized, the author has brought together a very large number of curious facts, relating to the origin and character of the natives of his State, prior to the settlement by the whites. He does not favor the hypothesis of great antiquity in the Indian nations of America, and believes in their common origin with the Caucasian race. He describes with great minuteness and care the relics of the race which once inhabited the territory, its utensils, skeletons, crania, and fortifications, most of which he appears to have personally inspected" - Field. This is one of the most difficult Tennessee books to acquire. SABIN 31085. FIELD 670. HOWES H359, "b." CHURCH 1325. STREETER 1659. SIEBERT SALE 371. ALLEN IMPRINTS 562. AII (TENNESSEE) 121. STREETER SALE 1659.

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        AGrammar of the English Language, with Cottage Economy

      London - J. M. Cobbett, 1823. London - J. M. Cobbett, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two early editions of classic works from farmer and journalist William Cobbett in a decorative binding. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. This is the Fifth Edition ofA Grammar of the English Language. His widely selling Grammar of the English LanguagewhichCobbett saw as a testament to the intellectual capacity of himself and of the common people as a whole, was intended especially for the use of soldiers, sailors, apprentices, and plough-boys'. . . The English Grammar continued to be used in English schools into the 1920s and 1930s -DNB. Cottage Economy is a delightful and highly readable book which instructs English workers in how to brew their own beer, keep bees, and fatten hogs -DNB. William Cobbett, 1763-1835, was an English pamphleteer, farmer and journalist. He believed that reforming Parliament and abolishing the rotten boroughs would help to end the poverty of farm labourers, and he attacked the borough-mongers and sinecurists relentlessly. Although he was not a Catholic, he became a fiery advocate of Catholic Emancipation in Britain. He wrote many polemics, on subjects from political reform, to the english language,to religion. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing and fading, prominent to the spine. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with occasional slight browning to the edges, and with the occsaional spot, becoming prominent to the rear of Cottage Economy. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Morning Communing's with God or Devotional Meditations for Every Day in the Year

      London - Baldwin Cradock and Joy, 1823. London - Baldwin Cradock and Joy, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This scarce set of devotional religious work includes many meditations and communing'sdivided into days within the months of the year. From the writer of Reflections on the Works of God. Originally written in German, and translated by W. Johnstone. The primarydevote reflection is entitled Acknowledgement to God for the Mercy of Prolonged Existence, and Recommendation of the Commenced Year to his Divine Aid. The concludingcontemplation is entitled Thanks for the Mercies Experienced During the Course of the Elapsed Year. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In original mottled engraved calf bindings, gilt lettering to the spines and marbled boarders. Externally, sound with rubbing to the extremities and to the spines. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and intermittently clean with occasional instances of spotting. Early copperplate ink signature to front endpapers of both volumes, dated 1824. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        High-ways and By-Ways; Or Tales of the Roadside, Picked up in the French Province

      London - G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1823. London - G. and W. B. Whittaker, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce early edition ofHigh-ways and By-Ways; Or Tales of the Roadside, Picked up in the French Province by 'A Walking Gentleman' orThomas Colley Grattan. Dedicated to Washington Irving. Thomas Colley Grattan (1792 - 1864), was an Irish miscellaneous writer. He wrote a few novels, including The Heiress of Bruges (1830); but his best work was Highways and Byways, a description of his Continental wanderings, of which he published three series. In a short time he moved to Paris, where he made the acquaintance of Moore, Washington Irving, Thiers, Branger, Lamartine, and other distinguished literary men, and became a constant contributor to the Westminster Review, Edinburgh Review, The New Monthly Magazine, and other periodicals. He also commenced a serial of his own, which he called The Paris Monthly Review of British and Continental Literature, by a Society of English Gentlemen. No. 1 came out in January 1822, and No. 15 (April 1823) appears to have been the last issue of this magazine. By Washington Irving's advice he reduced to order the memoranda of some of his tours, and submitted the manuscript to four publishing houses of eminence in succession, who all rejected it. This work was Highways and Byways, or Tales of the Roadside, which, on its appearance in 1823, dedicated to Washington Irving, made its author's name widely known both in England and on the continent, and was several times reprinted. The second series of these tales came out in 1825, and the third in 1827. Previous owner's ink inscription to front free endpaper. Condition: Rebacked in quarter calf with original paper covered boards. Externally, sound but withsome wear to extremities and marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright but with scattered foxing throughout and handling marks and with offsetting from binding to endpapers. With the odd slight closed tear. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        A Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Pictures of the John Julius Angerstein, Esq. Containing a Finished Etching of Every Picture and Accompanied with Historical and Biographical Notices

      London - Printed by W. Nichol, Published by John Young, 1823. London - Printed by W. Nichol, Published by John Young, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Pictures of the John Julius Angerstein, Esq. Containing a Finished Etching of Every Picture and Accompanied with Historical and Biographical Noticesby John Young. With etchings of forty-two pictures. John Julius Angerstein (1732 - 1823) wasa London businessman and Lloyd's under-writer, was a patron of the fine arts and a collector. It was the prospect that his collection of paintings was about to be sold by his estate in 1824 that galvanised the founding of the National Gallery, London. With an ink dedication dated 1914 from Julia Mendall (ne Angerstein) to verso of front free endpaper and two bookplates to front pastedown. Condition: In a crushed morocco binding. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities and slight marks to boards. Hinges failed. Internally, text block firmly bound. Bright and pages of text generally clean but for handling marks and scattered foxing predominantly to plates. Overall: GOOD ONLY, due to hinges..

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        The Lay of the Last Minstrel, A Poem

      London - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823. London - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A later edition of Lay of the Last Minstrel extra-illustrated with the sixRichard Westall engraved plates bound-in from the 1809 John Sharpe publication, including the engraved title page. All in a decorative calf and marbled paper binding. Condition: In a half morocco and marbled paper binding. Externally, some rubbing, with a library shelf reference label to the spine. Internally, firmly bound, with foxing to the plates, and offsetting from the plates. There is aWorcesterlibrary label to the front pastedown, an ink reference numberto the title page, andseveralink library stamps throughout, some to the plates, butnot affecting the illustrations. Overall: GOOD..

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        Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826). Signierte Radierung auf aufgewalztem China, ohne Verlagsadresse, um 1900.

      . Bildformat 40 x 29 cm. Brustbild des deutschen Komponisten halblinks nach dem 1823 entstandenen Gemälde von C. Vogel; unter dem Bild kleine Remarque (Lyra und Schwert).. Wilhelm Wörnle (Stuttgart 1849 - 1916 Wien), Maler und Radierer, Schüler von William Unger in Wien. Schönes großformatiges Komponistenporträt.

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        The Pilgrim's ProgressTo Which is Added Divine Emblems

      Plymouth - J. Bennett, 1823. Plymouth - J. Bennett, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce and smartcopy of Bunyan's popular Christian allegory, copiously illustrated. Fourth edition. Featuring various engraved plates dating from J. Bennett's first, second and thirdpublications 1820, 1821and 1822. With seven engraved plates,a hand coloured folding map, and a hand coloured frontispiece to Divine Emblems. In three parts, with explanatory notes by W. Mason, and evangelical reflections selected from the Reverend J. Newton, J. Bradford, and Dr. Hawker. To which is added Divine Emblems; or Temporal Things Spiritualized. As well as a new and authentic memoir of the author, by Robert Hawker. One of the most significant works of religious English Literature. The explicit Protestant theology of The Pilgrim's Progress made it much more popular than its predecessors. Bunyan's plain style breathes life into the abstractions of the anthropomorphized temptations and abstractions that Christian encounters and with whom he converses on his course to Heaven. Condition: Rebacked in a tree calf binding, with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, light cracking to the boards, and wear to extremities. Spine is smart. Internally, firmly bound and intermittently bright. Foxing throughout, and light tide marks to first few leaves. Folding map has very slight loss, and small tape repairs. Overall: GOOD ..

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        The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c. The Third Series.

      R. Ackermann, London 1823 - Vol I (Jan 1823 - June 1823). Fine aquatints throughout. Wrappers with cloth spine. Front wrapper chipped and torn. Library stamp to tp. Some foxing throughout. Very rare with the aquatints. 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Christian and Civic Economy of Large Towns

      Glasgow - Chalmers and Collins, 1823. Glasgow - Chalmers and Collins, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of thiswork from Thomas Chalmers on the economics and Christian values of large towns across Britain. Thomas Chalmers (17 March 1780 31 May 1847), was a Scottish minister, professor of theology, political economist, and a leader of the Church of Scotland and of the Free Church of Scotland. He has been called Scotland's greatest nineteenth-century churchman. Bound by James Condie (binder's label to front pastedowns). Two volumes which was all published at the time. A third volume was added later in 1826. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally, sound, though rubbed to the extremities and backstrip. Some loss to the head and tail of the spine. Joints are cracked. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are bright and quite clean, with just a few instances of foxing. Overall:GOOD.

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        Eine Enzyclopädie des Gartenwesens; enthaltend die Theorie des Gemüsebaues, der Blumenzucht, Baumzucht und der Landschaftsgärtnerei mit Inbegriff der neuesten Entdeckungen und Verbesserungen.

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Commptoir, 1823.. 2. Lieferung, enthaltend Bogen 26-40, und Abbildungen Tafel 5-18. 22,8 cm. Seiten 389 - 626. Mit 14 gef. lithographierten Tafeln m. zahlr. Fig.. Original Halbleder (Hardcover) m. ggpr. Rs. Sehr schön. Einband minimal bestoßen und beschabt, Seiten insgesamt sehr sauber aber etwas lagerwellig und im Satzspiegel gebräunt. Am Kopf minimal feuchtigkeitsfleckig. Sehr schönes Exemplar.. Übersetzung des im Englischen unter dem Origianltitel "An Encyclopedia of Gardening" erschienenen Standardwerks. Das Gesamtwerk besteht aus 4 Lieferungen. Hier enthalten II.Theil "Gartenbau in wissenschaftlicher Hinsicht" III. Buch 2.-4.Kapitel u. IV. Buch. III.Theil "Gärtnerei in England" 1.-7.Kapitel. Dochnahl 97. Enslin/Engelmann 196.

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        The Age of Bronze

      London - John Hunt, 1823. London - John Hunt, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Byron's savage satirical poem on European politics following the Napoleonic Wars. With watermark (dated 1822). Byron first took his seat in the House of Lords 13 Mar 1809, but left London on 11 Jun 1809 for the Continent. A strong advocate of social reform, he received particular praise as one of the few Parliamentary defenders of the Luddites: specifically, he was against a death penalty for Luddite frame breakers in Nottinghamshire, who destroyed textile machines that were putting them out of work. His first speech before the Lords was loaded with sarcastic references to the benefits of automation, which he saw as producing inferior material as well as putting people out of work. In another Parliamentary speech he expressed opposition to the established religion because it was unfair to people of other faiths. These experiences inspired Byron to write political poems such as Song for the Luddites (1816) and The Landlords' Interest, Canto XIV of The Age of Bronze. Condition: Rebound in paper wraps. Externally smart, with handwritten notes to front board and just some light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, with some scattered light spotting throughout. Overall:VERY GOOD..

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        Werner: A Tragedy

      London - John Murray, 1823. London - John Murray, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Byron's poem, dating from the 1820s. First Edition, Second Issue. George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (22 January 1788 19 April 1824), commonly known as Lord Byron, was a Scottish poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems She Walks in Beauty, Epitaph to a Dog, and The First Kiss of Love, in addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan. He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential. Condition: In a half cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with some shelfwear and a few scuffs to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Light foxing to the endpapers but otherwise generally clean. Overall:VERY GOOD..

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        Delineations Of Fonthill And Its Abbey

      London: Charles Knight et al, 1823. London: Charles Knight et al, 1823. First edition. Hardcover. Modern green half morocco, raised bands, gilt lettered spine, over original boards. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 127 pages. Large 4to, 34 x 28 cm. Thirteen plates, including three colored aquatints, and large folding map with outline color, plus engraved wood cut vignettes at chapter heads: with half title. William Beckford's creation was demolished a few short years after this publication; prompted by the initial collapse of the Abbey' tower. Genealogical Table of the Beckford Family. List of Subscribers. ABBEY SCENERY 418. Aquatinted plates clean, mild toning to engraved plates in margins not affecting images. Text fresh and clean, rubbing to surface of original boards, endpapers renewed.

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        Aarhus.

      . Handkoloreret kobberstik. 1823. 28 x 36,5 cm. I forgrunden bönder pa vej til byen drivende köer foran sig. Byen med dens mange tarne i baggrunden. Lidt gulnet i papiret. * Sören Laessöe Lange, 1760-1828, dansk maler og tegner, uddannet pa Kunstakademiet 1781-87. Lange er kendt for sin store produktion af topografiske billeder. Ud over landskabsakvareller i Jens Juels stil udförte han prospekter fra en raekke samtidige romantiske haveanlaeg samt tegninger af monumenter og gravmaeler..

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        ESSAI SUR LA COMPOSITION ET L' ORNEMENT DES JARDINS : ou recueil de plans de jardins de ville et de campagne , de fabriques propres à leur décoration , et de machines pour élever les eaux .- ouvrage faisant suite à l' Almanach du bon jardinier .-

      Chez Audot . Libraire - Éditeur, Paris 1823 - A Paris , che Audot .- A Ville - D'Avray , par Sévres , prés Paris , chez Godfroy , Pépiniériste .- Frontispice gravé . Page de titre .- 38 pages , 34 pages .-Avec 107 illustrations sur 82 planches gravées .- Exemplaire enrichi avec une gravure dépliante de Rigaud " Vue du Chatesu de Trianon du Coté du parterre " .- Reliure de l' époque , plein veau marbré .- (qq. traces d' usage sur la reliure , une chernière restaurée ).- Exemplaire ayant apartenu a François Mansuy Thiry ( 1765 - 1854 ) , avec son ex - libris .- 8vo à l 'italiènne [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MAGNASCO]
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        Le petit Ermite. Calendrier pour l'année 1824.

      Chez Louis Janet, Librairs., A Paris, 1823 - A Paris, Chez Louis Janet, Librairs. (1823). 6,6x4,5 cm. Titre gravé, titre, 12 p. calendrier, 24 p., p. 13-24 calendrier, (2) p. Avec 6 planches gravéés. Plein cuir rouge, décor doré, tranches dorées. Les planches: L'Avengle Orphelin. - La Piété Filiale. -Le Chat et le Poulet. - La Charme des Talents. - Le Joueur de Vielle. - Le Bonheur d'une Mère (taches). Sprache: Französisch Plein cuir rouge, décor doré, tranches dorées.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        The Works of Lord Byron

      London: John Murray, 1823 - 4 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very ornate gilt and blind tooling to the panels. Simple gilt and blind rools to the boards and gilt dentelles. With the armorial bookplate of Nathaniel Bond of Holme, and with his neat signature dated 1825 on the third blank. Some light foxing. A most attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        Integral Tables or a Collection of Integral Formulae

      William Baynes & Son, London 1823 - 279 pages, quarter Morocco, cloth sides, label of The Institution of Civil Engineers with notation that it was rebound August 1897. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Davis Numismatic Literature]
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        Sicilian Scenery from Drawings by P. De Wint. The original Sketches by Major Light. 1823, 1st. Edn. Text in English and French.

      Rodwell & Martin, London 1823 - The plates dated: 1821-1823. Bound in the original covers with gilt lettering to spine. CONDITION: Re-cased preserving the original spine; Covers little worn; occasional foxing, o/w VG. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Ely Books]
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        Modern Atlas Adapted to Morse's New School Geography.

      RICHARDSON & LORD, BOSTON 1823 - 4to. 7 hand-colored maps (2 fold.) outline colored engraved by N. & S.S. Jocelyn, sc. Dark blue gray printed wrappers, advertising on rear cover. Frayed and dogeared, a couple maps repaired. U.S. map shown coast to coast but without latest explorations and discoveries. Earlier issue of I.D.#03132 with one less map. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Murray Hudson]
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        The British Essayists

      London: for T. and J. Allman, 1823. London: for T. and J. Allman,, 1823. With Prefaces Biographical, Historical, and Critical, by the Rev. Lionel Thomas Berguer. In Forty-Five Volumes. 45 volumes, small octavo. Near contemporary tan half calf, twin red morocco labels, spines gilt in compartments, blue marbled paper sides, decorative rolls in blind to boards, edges speckled red. Engraved portrait frontispieces of Sir R. Steele, Rev. Thomas Warton, G. Canning and George Colman. Some abrasion to boards, endpapers and endleaves a little foxed, one volume with slight dampstaining to upper edges of boards and contents. A very good set. An attractive library set of essays from British publications such as the Tatler, the Observer, the Guardian and the Spectator.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A series of groups illustrating the Physiognomy, manners and character of the people of France and Germany, by George Lewis

      1823. 47 ( 60) prachtvollen Stahlstich Ansichten von den Kostümen und Bewohnern aus Freankreich und Deutschland. Im Hintergrung jeweils die Stadtansicht. Auf 15 Seiten die dazugehörige Beschreibung in englisch, Prachtvoller Ledereinband mit Gold Prägung, altkoloriert, Stahlstich, 30 x 24. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer & Sapunaru KG]
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        "Kirche zu Kobern an der Mosel". Ansicht des romanischen Kirchenbaus mit Rundkapelle, rechts auf dem Berg eine Burgruine.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Dom. Quaglio, 1823, 27 x 32,5 cm.. Trost L71; Winkler 640, 65. - Sehr breitrandige und gut erhaltene Inkunabel der Lithographie!

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Kurzer Bericht von den Resultaten neuerer Versuche über die Gesetze des Lichtes, und die Theorie derselben.

      (Leipzig, Barth), 1823.. (20 x 12 cm). SS. (337)-378. Broschur der Zeit. (Sonderdruck aus: Annalen der Physik).. Seltene erste Ausgabe. "In the paper prepared in 1823, Fraunhofer revealed his continued investigation of diffraction gratings... He continued his study of the effect of oblique rays, developed formulations based on a wave conception, and calculated a revised set of wavelengths for the major spectral lines. Thus, his earlier observations of the dark lines in the solar spectrum enabled him to make the highly precise measurements of dispersion: then his use of the wave theory of light allowed him to derive, with suitable simplifications, the general formulation of the grating equation still in use today" (DSB). - Leicht gebräunt und bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 5, 142

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        "Münster zu Basel". Blick vom Münsterplatz auf die Fassade und die Nordwestseite des Münsters, im Vordergrund mittelalterliche Personenstaffage.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Dom. Quaglio, 1823, 61 x 49 cm.. Winkler 640,71; Trost L75. - Feines Blatt mit breitem Rand in sehr schöner Druckqualität; in den weißen Rändern vereinzelt Einstiche von Reißnägeln.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A CABINET OF PORTRAITS, consisting of distinguished characters, British and foreign accompanied with a brief memoir of each person

      London, William Darton, nd (1823).. London, William Darton, nd (1823).. FIRST EDITION (1823), portaits dated 1822, publisher's preface dated 1823, 8vo, approximately 215 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5 inches, engraved title page, 64 engraved portrait plates each with brief biographical details below in the plate, pages: vi, 7-40 containing biographical memoirs of varying length, bound in half green calf over marbled sides, gilt dividing lines, gilt rules to spine with gilt leaf decoration in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label. This is the first of three parts of this work, the other two are announced as in preparation on page iv, the third was issued in 1829. Corners of covers just slightly rubbed, title page slightly browned at top edge and with a couple of fox spots, portraits also slightly browned at top edge, a couple of portraits very faintly foxed in the margins, 7 portraits have a very light diagonal crease, not showing on recto. Binding firm and tight. A very good copy of a scarce book. Portraits: Joseph Addison, Francis Bacon, Robert Boyle, Lord Byron, John Calvin, Captain Cook, Chaucer, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Francis Drake, Dryden, George Fox, Benjamin Franklin, George IV, Hugo Grotius, Samuel Johnson, Andrew Kippis, Lavater, John Locke, Milton, Nelson, Newton, William Penn, Joseph Priestley, Walter Raleigh, Rubens, Walter Scott, Shakespeare, John Wesley, William Wilberforce, Cardinal Wolsey, John G. Zimmermann and others. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        History of the Peninsular War

      London: John Murray, 1823-32. London: John Murray,, 1823-32. 3 volumes, quarto (270 × 210 mm) Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, edges, and endpapers, neatly rebacked with the original spines, lettered direct, blind tooling to flat bands, laid down A little rubbed, hinges lined with linen, a scatter of foxing front, back and edges, light browning else, a very good set. First Editions. An excellent set of the Poet Laureate's history of the war in Spain and Portugal, commended by Geoffrey Carnal in ODNB for its "engaging anecdotes and odd information." Engraved armorial bookplates of the Maunsell family to the front pastedowns, a Maj. James Edmund Maunsell, R.H.A. fought at Waterloo in Maj. Beane's Troop.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Autograph inscription signed "CMvWeber" to an unidentified male correspondent

      . 53 x 126 mm., cut from the title page of one of Weber's works. Dated Dresden, October 22, 1823. In German (with translation). "Dedicated to the excellent master.... in great haste, in remembrance of his true admirer." Slightly worn and soiled; one vertical crease; portion of inscription abraided and thus illegible.. "A prototypical 19th-century musician-critic, [Weber] sought through his works, words and efforts as performer and conductor to promote art and shape emerging middle-class audiences to its appreciation. His contributions to song, choral music and piano music were highly esteemed by his contemporaries, his opera overtures influenced the development of the concert overture and symphonic poem, and his explorations of novel timbres and orchestrations enriched the palette of musical sonorities. With the overwhelming success of his opera Der Freischütz in 1821 he became the leading exponent of German opera in the 1820s and an international celebrity. A seminal figure of the 19th century, he influenced composers as diverse as Marschner, Mendelssohn, Wagner, Meyerbeer, Berlioz and Liszt." Philipp Spitta et al in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians]
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        Jahrbuch für Pferdezucht, Pferdekenntniß, Pferdehandel, die Militärische Campagne, Schul- und Kunstreiterei und die Roßarzneikunst in Deutschland und den angrenzenden Ländern. 12 Jahrgänge der Reihe in 12 Bänden. Mit 6 (1 getönte und kolr.) lithogr. Tafeln.

      Weimar, Voigt 1823-1848.. 16°, ca. 7000 SS., Lithographierte Orig.-Broschuren (Erster Jahrgang Pappbd. der Zeit mit vergold. Rückentitel),. Rücken mit mont. Bibl.-Sign., Einbände wenig berieben, Kirchener 3135, Schrader-H. 1779. - Vom Jahrbuch, das seit 1823 in 29 Jahrgängen bis 1857 schien, sind folgend Bände vorhanden: I (1823), VII (1830), IX (1833), XI-XII (1835-1836), XV (1839), XVIII-XIX (1842-43) und XXI-XXIV (1845-48). Die Tqafeln zeigen den Plan einer Rennbahn, einen Badeapparat für Pferde, ine Zirkusreiterin; Derbysieger von 1846 Pyrrhus I.; Charis, Glanzrappe, Graditzr Gstuets, geb. 1824, vom Feodor u. Bleaksuss; Pferdeauftrieb (getönt),

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Werner Steinbeiß]
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        Tableau de la Constitution, des Lois et du Gouvernement du Royaume-Uni, de la Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande.

      Paris: Bavoux; Paris: Delaunay, 1823,.. xv, 312 pp., 18 cm, 8°, Halbleder,. 1823. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückengoldprägung, marmorierter Schnitt, xv und 312 Seiten, Einbandecken bestoßen, -ränder beschabt, Rüclenleder beidseitig an den Gelenken eingerissen, Vorsätze im Falz eingerissen und an den Ecken fleckig, Seiten durchgängig (meist leicht) braunfleckig, Ein Blatt mit Rand- bzw. Eckfehlstelle unten (ohne Textverlust). Ordentliches Exemplar.

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        Large lithographic portrait of the noted Italian soprano by A.E. Chalon, printed by C. Hullmandel

      London J. Dickinson March 1, 1823. Printed on India paper and laid down. 515 x 322 mm. A charming full length role portrait of the singer as Fatima in Rossini's Mose in Egitto performed at the King's Theatre in London under the title of Pietro L'Eremita in 1822.. Schall II p. 245. Hall I p. 346. Not in Arrigoni & Bertarelli. Ronzi de Begnis made her debut in Bologna in 1816 and in the same year married the bass Giuseppe De Begnis. "She had great facility of execution and was a spirited actress in both comic and serious opera." Elizabeth Forbes in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians]
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        Essai geognostique sur le Gisement des Roches dans les deux Hemispheres.

      . Levrault, Straßburg 1823. VIII, 379 S. Orig.-Ppbd. Unbeschn. Etwas bestoßen u. fleckig. Titel mehrfach gestempelt, teils leicht stockfl. Exlibris. - Löwenberg 146. - Erste Buchausgabe des geologischen Vergleichs der Gesteine der Alten Welt mit denen der Kordilleren, Humboldts Hauptarbeit über Meteorologie und Geologie. "Er faßte in der Arbeit alles zusammen was er von der Geologie beider Hemisphären wußte, und stellte die transozeanischen Verbindungen von geologischen Formationen auf Grund eigener Beobachtungen dar. Dabei hielt er an manchen Anschauungen Werners fest, z. B. an dem wäßrigen Ursprung von Granit, Porphyr und Gips, wich aber sehr von den Ideen des alten Lehrers ab, wenn es um die Erklärung vulkanischer Vorgänge ging... Kurz nach Erscheinen des Werkes besuchte Charles Lyell Humboldt in Paris. Er war damals sechsundzwanzig Jahre alt und schrieb am 3. Juli 1823 an seinen Vater: 'Er (Humboldt) zeigte großes Interesse, als ich ihm die Kritiken unserer Geologen über sein letztes Werk beschrieb, ein Werk, das allein genügt hätte, ihm einen Rang in der Wissenschaft zu verleihen, selbst wenn er nichts anderes veröffentlicht hätte.'" (H. de Terra, A. von Humboldt und seine Zeit, 187 ff.).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung und Antiquariat Engel u. Co]
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        Harfen-Grüße aus Deutschland und der Schweiz. 3 Bl., 182 S., 1 Bl. Mit gestoch. Titel, 4 gefalt. Musikbeilagen und 16 gestoch. Vignetten von S. Gessner. Kl.-4°. Bibliophiler Halblederbd um 1920 auf 4 Bünden mit Rückentitel. Die beiden Radierungen des von Gessner illustrierten Orig.-Umschlags sind auf Vorder- und Rückdeckel montiert.

      Zürich, Geßner, 1823.. . Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Anthologie in einem schönen, breitrandigen und unbeschnittenen Exemplar auf kräftigem Velin. Die eigentlich politischen Gedichte stammen zum großen Teil von Adolf Follen (1794-1855), dem älteren Bruder Karl Follens; beide waren Wortführer der radikal-politischen Gießener "Schwarzen" und daher in politisch-demagogische Untersuchungen verwickelt. Adolf Follen, bis 1821 inhaftiert, emigrierte in die Schweiz und wurde Professor der deutschen Sprache und Literatur in Aarau. In dieser Zeit entstand diese Gedichtsammlung, in der noch einmal die Themen und Motive der Gießener Burschenschaftler aufgegriffen werden. Die reizenden Radierungen von Gessner sind Wiederholungen. Die Kompositionen stammen von Konradin Kreutzer, H. G. Naegeli und Follen selbst. - Nur anfangs etwas fleckig, ein Blatt mit Einriss im weißen Rand, sonst gutes Exemplar. - Goed. VIII 139, 5, 5. Leemann v. Elck S. 273 ff.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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        The Works of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

      F. C. & J. Rivington, London 1823 - Twelve (12) volumes in full brown morocco with gilt stamped burgundy leather title labels on spine. gilt dentelles.Marbled edges and endpapers. Very clean and attractive set with wear to the extremities but still beautiful. Easy to read print. 8 Vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        The history of Great Britain : from the first invasion of it by the Romans under Julius Cæsar. Written on a new plan / by Robert Henry. The sixth edition [complete in 12 volumes]

      London : Printed for T. and J. Allman, [and others], 1823. London : Printed for T. and J. Allman, [and others], 1823. 6th Edition. 12 vols. 22cm. All plates and folding maps present. The 6th edition includes volumes published posthumously. Subjects: Great Britain -- History. Notes: The first volume of Henry's ‘History of England’ appeared in 1771, the second in 1774, the third in 1777, the fourth in 1781, the fifth in 1785, and the sixth, edited by Laing, posthumously in 1793. The work embraces the period from the invasion of the Romans till the death of Henry VIII, and is divided into periods, the history of which is treated under seven separate headings -- civil and military history, history of religion, history of the constitution, government, and laws and courts of justice, history of learning, history of arts, history of commerce, and history of manners. . 12 vols. 22cm. All plates and folding maps present. The 6th edition includes volumes published posthumously. Subjects: Great Britain -- History. Notes: The first volume of Henry's ‘History of England’ appeared in 1771, the second in 1774, the third in 1777, the fourth in 1781, the fifth in 1785, and the sixth, edited by Laing, posthumously in 1793. The work embraces the period from the invasion of the Romans till the death of Henry VIII, and is divided into periods, the history of which is treated under seven separate headings -- civil and military history, history of religion, history of the constitution, government, and laws and courts of justice, history of learning, history of arts, history of commerce, and history of manners.

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        Melodien zu August Hartung's Lieder-Sammlung für Schulen / herausgegeben von August Neithardt.

      Berlin, Dümmler, 1823.. VI ( Vorrede, Inhaltsverzeichnis ), 94 Seiten Noten, Halblederband der Zeit, 8° ( 23 x 20,5 cm ). Aus der Vorrede: " Die Melodien zur Hartung'schen Liedersammlung, welche sich des allgemeinen Beifalls erfreuet, und bereicht die achte Auflage erlebt hat, sind im Jahre 1794 im Druck erschienen, aber schon seit langer Zeit vergriffen. Daher bin ich von dem Herrn Professor August Hartung aufgefordert worden, aus jenen vorhandenen Melodien die zweckmäßigsten zu wählen und zu ordnen, das noch Fehlende zu ergänzen, und hiebei das Fassungsvermögen und den gewöhnlichen Stimmen-Umfang der heranwachsenden Jugend sorgsam zu berücksichtigen.... " Unter den insgesamt 113 wiedergegebenen Liedern: " Was ist des Deutschen Vaterland - Der freiwillige Reiter - Lied auf den König - Friedenslied - Die Engel der Kindheit - Fischerlied - Schul-Kinderlied - Das Kinderspiel - Wiegenlied - Reiterlied für kleine Knaben - Die kleinen Stickerinnen - Die Näherin - Der blühende Flachs - Spinnlied - Ballade - Hochzeitlied " Von schlechter Erhaltung: Einband stark berieben, Ecken und Kanten stark bestoßen, etwas fleckig. Innen alte Besitzstempel " Wilhelm Fischer - Musikdirektor, Berlin, Fürbringerstraße 8, Conservatorium für Musik " auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. Innen durchgehend stärker stock- oder braunfleckig, einige Seiten mit stärkeren Randläsionen, 1 Seite quer eingerissen, 3 Seiten mit Eckabriß, einige Seiten beschädigt oder mit kleineren Einrissen ( aber ohne Text- oder Notenverlust ), einige Seiten tintenfleckig, Papier abgegriffen. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 350 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        "The elements of Anglo-Saxon grammar, with copious notes, illustrating the structure of the Saxon and the formation of the English language..."

      London: "Hardin, Mavor, and Lepard", 1823. London: "Hardin, Mavor, and Lepard". 1823. "First edition of ""the earliest work of its kind in the English language,"" 8vo, pp. [4], xlvii, [1], 332; engraved facsimile frontis slightly offset onto title-page, else a very good, handsome copy in 20th century half brown calf over marbled boards, red morocco label on spine. ""Although this grammar showed no more scientific knowledge of the structure of the language than did the works of Hickes and Lye, from which it was compiled, it rendered important service in awakening amongst Englishmen an interest in their earliest form of their native tongue."" (DNB)."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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