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        High-ways and By-ways; or, Tales of the Roadside, Picked up in the French Provinces

      London - Henry Colburn, 1825. London - Henry Colburn, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of this second series of Grattan's most popular work, High-ways and By-ways. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Complete in Three Volumes. Second Series only. Thomas Colley Gratton, 1791 - 1864, was an Irish journalist and novelist. Irving privately found Grattan an arrant literary tradesman and a bore (Irving, Journal, 17 Feb and 17 Nov 1824). But he generously read his work and helped him find a publisher for a collection of his stories which eventually appeared in 1823 under the title Highways and Byways, or, Tales of the Roadside, dedicated to Irving. This made his name and remained his best-known work. French translations soon followed and there were further series in 1825 and 1827 -ODNB. Condition: The text block bindings are generally tight and firm, althoughbecoming loose in places. page25/6 of volume 3 is partially attached. Pages 97-120 of volume 1 are held by the cords only. There is some wear to the extremities, including some bumping with sunning and marks to the boards. The cloth to the hingesis splitting to volumes 2 and3, and the spine of volume 1 has comeaway. Internally the pages have some slight browning with the occasional spot, becoming prominent to the first and last pages as usual. There is the occasional ink mark to the margins. Overall the condition is good only..

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        Reine Arzneimittellehre

      Dresden (Bde. I und II: und Leipzig), Arnold 1825 - 1833.. Dresden (Bde. I und II: und Leipzig), Arnold 1825 - 1833.. 6 Bände. Pappbde. d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe der endgültigen Fassung, Bde. I und II in 3. verm. Aufl. (alles davon Erschienene), III-VI in 2. verm. Aufl. - Lesky 273; Waller 3974; Wellcome III, 192; Slg. Haehl 22; Haehl II, 526; Tischner 82. - Enthält in Bd. II den berühmten programmatischen Aufsatz über den "Geist der homöopathischen Heil-Lehre". Ein Kernstück innerhalb der Lehre vom Dynamismus bildet das Einleitungskapitel zum Bd. VI: "Wie können kleine Gaben so sehr verdünnter Arznei, wie die Homöopathie sie vorschreibt, noch Kraft, noch große Kraft haben?" - Etwas beschabt und bestoßen. Tls. gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        THE SCIENCE OF SURGERY. Or The Principle Of Pathology Made The Basis Of Medical And Surgical Practice. VOLUME 1

      London: Printed For John Anderson 1825 - Title continues - : By which The Healing Art is Considerably Simplified - Established upon the Three Morbid conditions of the system; And Extracted from a Labyrinth of useless And Erroneous Terms, Classes, Orders, &c. 8vo, xxviii - 319pp, all edges gilt, "presentation copy from the author", Rebound in full plain modern calf, with gilt spine, new endpapers, blank prelims., original presentation page has been glued to the back of the front free-endpaper. British Library only hold volume 1 in stock. A Nice Copy internally & externally. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Matilda; A Tale of the Day

      London - Henry Colburn, 1825. London - Henry Colburn, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of this nineteenth-century novel by the 1st Marquess of Normanby. Half title present. Constantine Henry Phipps, 1st Marquess of Normanby, (15 May 1797 28 July 1863), styled Viscount Normanby between 1812 and 1831 and known as The Earl of Mulgrave between 1831 and 1838, was a British Whig politician and author. He notably served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1835 to 1839 and as Home Secretary from 1839 to 1841, and was British Ambassador to France between 1846 and 1852. Condition: In a quarter morocco binding with paper covered boards. Externally,rather rubbed. Front hinge failed and rear board held by one cord only. Internally, firmly bound. Spotted throughout. Slight marginal tidemarks to several pages. Ink signature to titlepage and occasional ink annotations. Overall: FAIR..

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        Letter signed, with autograph postscript, to Cardinal Zurla.

      Bologna 1825 - Aldini, Giovanni (1762-1834). Letter signed with autograph postscript to Cardinal Zurla. 2pp. plus integral blank. Bologna, 28 [probably September] 1825. 297 x 210 mm. Slightly worn in the center crease, but fine. From the Thomas Philipps collection. Aldini, the nephew of Galvani, was the premier apologist for his uncle's theories of animal electricity, publishing several papers (see Garrison-Morton 1989.1) as well as his Account of the Late Improvements in Galvanism (1803), a book-length treatise on the subject. In the present letter he praises Cardinal Zurla for the Cardinal's understanding support of his [Aldini's] scientific enterprises. Apart from his promotion of animal electricity, Aldini helped to found the National Institute of Italy, established a practical school of physics and chemistry at Bologna, and pursued a career as an inventor. In his letter to the Cardinal he presents copies of two of his latest publications-on a machine for cutting marble, and on lighthouse construction-and expresses his intention to interest the Pope in his work by presenting him with drawings and models.

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        A Popular Description of Arabia: Geographical, Historical and Topographical

      London - James Duncan, 1825. London - James Duncan, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A presumed first and onlyedition of Conder's study of Arabia; part of his 'The Modern Traveller' series. Featuring a foldout engraved frontispiece map. With three engraved plates. Josiah Conder (17 September 1789 - 27 December 1855) was the editor of the British literary magazine The Eclectic Review, the nonconformist and abolitionist newspaper The Patriot, and the author of many romantic poems and popular hymns. The Modern Traveller was Conder's most ambitious non-fiction work; it covered many countries of the world and was compiled into thirty volumes, howeverConder never actuallytravelled abroad himself. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally generally smart with slight rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Generally clean with just light foxing to the frontispiece and plates. Tidemark to the top of the first plate. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The World in Miniature; edited by Frederic Shoberl. Spain and Portugal, containing A Description of the Character, Manners, Customs, Dress, Diversions, and other peculiarities of the Inhabitants of those countries. In Two Volumes; Illustrated with Twenty-seven coloured engravings

      - London: Printed for R.Ackermann, Repository of Arts, (1825). 2 Volumes, Vol. I- 303pp. + 11 full page coloured prints, Vol. II - 281pp + 16 full page coloured prints. 14,3cm. Bound. Ex-Libris; George Stace J.P., Cambridge. Bound in half leather binding. Good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Henriade Travestie

      Paris - Theophile Berquet, 1825. Paris - Theophile Berquet, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A miniature comic poemfrom Louis-Charles Fougeret de Monbron. In French. La Henriade Travestie is possibly the most widely distributed parody of Des Lumieres. Condition: In a half-roan binding with marbled boards. Externally, quite smart, though with some slight rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though with some foxing and some handling marks. Overall: GOOD..

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        Neue Auflage. Nürnberg, Friedrich Campe, 1825. Kl.-8vo. Mit 23 (statt 24) kolor. Kupfertafeln. IV, 140 S. Marmorierter Pp. d. Zt.; bestoßen und beschabt, Bezug an den Gelenken abgeplatzt.

      . . Rammensee 172. - Seltenes nürnberger Kinderbuch, den meisten Bibliographen unbekannt. Wegehaupt (I,158) nennt nur das Gegenstück "...für kleine wißbegierige Mädchen". Das Büchlein stellt 24 Berufe jeweils mit Text und Bild vor: Postillion, Kameltreiber, Wanderer, Landmann, Fischer, Bergmann, Maurer, Zimmermann, Gastwirt, Koch, Schornsteinfeger, Gemsenjäger, Fleischer, Viehhändler, Bärenführer, 3 Soldaten, Invalide u.a. - Es fehlt die Tafel zum Kapitel Fuhrmann, die S. 131/32 ist nur halbseitig vorhanden, S. 123/24 mit Ausriss ohne Textverlust. Etwas gebräunt und fleckig, einige Seiten mit Verfärbungen durch eingelegte Blumen. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Patzer & Trenkle]
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        Le Roman Comique de Scarron, suivi de ses Nouvelles Tragi-Comiques,

      Paris - Mars, 1825. Paris - Mars, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early nineteenth century Parisian edition of Scarron's picaresque romance. Avec une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de l'auteur; Nouvelle Edition ornee du portrait de Scarron et d'un fac simile de son ecriture. Complete in Two Volumes. In the original French. With the armorial bookplate of William Phillips to the front pastedowns. With an engraved frontis of the author in Volume One. Scarron's Roman comique, in the style of a Spanish picaresque romance,is considereda work of merit. Whilstunfinished,this history of a troop of strolling actorsis a vivid display of manners and character, and one of the earliest French novels. Paul Scarron, d. 1660, was a French poet, dramatist, novelist. Scarron is also notable as thefirst husband of Francoise d'Aubigne (the future Marquise de Maintenon). Condition: In a half calf with marbled boards. Externally, some shelfwear with slight loss to the joints (though the binding is secure), with tidemarks to volume one. Internally, firmly bound, bright, with scattered spots. Withre-occuring, but not constant, light tidemarks to the lower and fore-edge margins of volume one, that does not affect the legibility of the text. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        TA., Tiergarten mit Fernsicht zum Eltenberg, "Ansicht des Rheinthals oder der Niederung zwischen dem Thiergarten und dem Eltenberge".

      . Lithographie v. Jobard n. Zanders b. Öllig und Vieweg, um 1825, 23 x 39,5. Frühe und seltene Lithographie.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Wanderungen durch Pompeii.

      Wien, Mörschner und Jasper, 1825.. . 4°, 176 Text mit Frontispiz und 20 schwarz-weiß-Tafeln als Anhang, professionell in Halbleder unter Verwendung des betitelt. goldgeprägten Leder-Buchrückens gebunden, Seiten alters- und wasserfleckig, sonst guter Zustand - 1825. S 2898

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        The World: A periodical paper, Published at London, in the years 1753,-4,-5,-6,-7

      ,-5,-6,-7, 1825. ,-5,-6,-7, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An uncommon copy of this periodical edited by Edward Moore, under the pseudonym Adam Fitz-Adam. The two hundred and nine items range from the whim for Chinese architecture, the impropriety of wearing a hat in church, and criticism treated as a disease to naked necks, an hospital for the relief and support of decayed members of parliament, and uses of the double-entendre. (Cited from the catalogue of The Antiquarian Library of Emeritus Professor David A. PailinAdorned with a beautiful engraved title page and frontispiece of the Earl of Chesterfield. Contains the complete contents of four volumes;handsomely rebound in smart green cloth. From the private library of theologian and professor of philosophy, David A. Pailin. Condition: Rebound in acloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, generally smart, with only some light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound and bright, although with instances of background foxing throughout. David Pailin's bookplate to the front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        De metris carminum Arabicorum libri duo.

      Braunschweig, Ludwig Lucius, 1825.. VIII, 147, (1) pp. Contemp. marbled boards with giltstamped red spine label. All edges red. 8vo.. First edition of this study of the rhythm and metre of Arabic poetry. - Some brownstaining throughout. Ownership of the classical scholar Bernhard Albert Töpelmann, dated Göttingen, 1827, to front pastedown. - Fück 167. Kayser II, 177. OCLC 5138603.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Bau-Bericht über den Neubau des Garnisons-Spitales Nr. 17 in der Christinenstadt zu Budapest. Mit 4 Beilagen u. 8 mehrfach gefalt. lithogr. Plänen. [Budapest?], (k. k. t. & a. Militär-Comite, 1882). 4to. (26,8 x 20,5 cm). 39 S. (inkl. Beilagen). Orig.-Leinwandband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel.

      . . Das große Militärhospital liegt in der Budapester Christinenstadt in der Nähe des Südbahnhofes. Es wurde - basierend auf einer "generellen Skizze" des Wiener Architektur-Professors Wilhelm von Doderer (1825-1900) - zwischen 1869 u. 1877 erbaut. Heute existiert der Bau nicht mehr. - Mit Absätzen zu Baumaterialien, Konstruktion u. besonderen Einrichtungen, Fassade sowie beteiligten Firmen u. Personen. - Die Tafeln (Format bis zu ca. 50 x 80 cm) mit Ansichten, Grundrissen, Schnitten u. Konstruktionsdetails. - Erschienen als "Nr. 30" einer offiziellen Serie. - Doderer war nach dem Studium in Stuttgart u. Wien seit 1852 Prof. der Architektur an der Genie-Akademie in Klosterbruch, seit 1866 an der TU Wien. ÖBL I, S. 190. - Rücken verblaßt, eine Ecke etwas bestoßen. Minimal gebräunt, Vorsatz u. Titel mit gestempelt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge]
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        De l'emploi des chlorures d'oxide de sodium et de chaux (Paris, 1825). Manière de se servir du chlorure d'oxide de sodium, soit pour panser les plaies de mauvaise nature, soit comme moyen d'assainissement des lieux insalubres et de désinfection des matières animales (Paris, impr. de Mme Huzard, s. d.)

      Paris, impr. Mme Hazard, août 1825. - 1 vol. in-8, 48 pp., broché, couverture muette postérieure (papier marbré XIXe s.) et 1 plaquette in-4 (replié en deux et placé dans le volume), 4 pp. ; très bon état. Editions originales, rare pour la brochure et rarissime pour la plaquette jointe. Labarraque démontre, outre les importantes propriétés antiputrides du chlorure de chaux, les propriétés désinfectantes des solutions de chlore. Il préfère l'eau de Javel à base de soude plutôt que celle à base de potasse alors utilisée. Il propose une solution ("liqueur de Labarraque"), représentant le premier agent désinfectant et dont l'utilisation marqua le début de l'antiseptie en chirurgie. Il rapporte plusieurs observations de chirurgiens célèbres (Marjolin, J. Cloquet, Lisfranc.). Labarraque expose dans la plaquette jointe la manière d'utiliser le chlorure d'oxyde de sodium (dilution. ), notamment pour panser les plaies "de mauvaise nature". La liqueur de Labarraque fut largement utilisée lors des épidémies de choléra de 1832. Cette importante découverte valut à son auteur le prix Montyon en 1825 et la célébrité. Antoine Germain Labarraque (1777-1850) fut pharmacien militaire et devint l'élève du grand chimiste Chaptal ; il fut élu membre de l'Académie de Médecine. Cf. pour la brochure : Garrison & Morton, 5633 : "First chlorine solution for disinfecting purposes" ; Wangensteen & Wangensteen, The rise of surgery, 319 ; The Haskell F. Norman Library, 1245 : "Labarraque issued this privately printed memoir. Labarraque's solution was the first disinfecting agent, and its application represents the first use of antisepsis in surgery" ; Waring, Bibliotheca Therapeutica, p. 142. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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        Real Arancel general de entrada de frutos, géneros y efectos del extrangero, para gobierno de las aduanas del reino.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta Real, 1825 - 29’5x21 cm. 2 hojas, 176 páginas, 1 hoja. Escudo real grabado en la portada. Holandesa media piel de la época. Perfecto ejemplar. Edición original de esta guía de productos extranjeros, que pagaran derechos de entrada a partir del 1º de enero de 1826. Exhaustiva lista de productos de todo tipo, manufacturados o naturales, que llegan a los puertos de la península, Islas Baleares y Canarias. Ordenados alfabéticamente y en dos listas: "Géneros admitidos a comercio", y "Géneros prohibidos". Palau 248.924.

      [Bookseller: Arteclío S. L.]
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        Gesamtansicht über den Rhein ('Düsseldorf.').

      . Lithographie aus Geschenk voor de Jeugd b. Arnz & Co. in Düsseldorf, um 1825, 8,5 x 13,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Nicht bei Schmitt, Die illustrierten Rhein-Beschreibungen - extrem selten!

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        THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE from the Correct Edition of Issac Reed with Copious Annotations (complete in 12 Volumes - EXTRA ILLUSTRATED)

      Printed for J. Walker; G. Offer et al, London 1825 - An attractive set bound in contemporary, matching half-calf; extra illustrated with various engraved plates including 12 engraved title pages, marked "PROOF", and printed for Thomas Tegg and dated 1812; with 39 further engraved plates by H. Rolls and F Bacon engraved by H. Corbould and by C. Heath engraved by J. M. Wright, et al. Letterpress half titles and title pages present. Half-tan calf bindings with marbled paper-covered boards, gilt lettering with gilt and blind decoration to the the spines. Bindings generally very good with a little general wear and rubbing, leather to a few volumes slightly scuffed to head/tail of the spines, headcap to vol. VI very slightly chipped, volume II joints inconspicuously repaired. Contents clean and tight, the letterpress (text) pages are very clean, and crisp. the plates are browned/foxed, mainly to edges. A very good, attractive set. Bibliographic note: Stereotype Edition to the half-title plates. 12mo (11 x 18cm) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Das Ganze der Schafzucht für Deutschlands Klima ... mit besonderer Hinsicht auf die zu beobachtende Pflege und Wartung der Merinos und Charakterisirung derselben. 2. sehr vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. 3 Teile in 2 Bänden.

      Wien, Schaumburg, 1825.. (22,5 x 14,5 cm). XLIV (4) 376 S./ XXXVIII (2) 358 S., 2 Bll. Anzeigen; XXX, 147 S. Mit 20 (1 mehrfach gefalteten) gestochenen Tafeln und 5 gefalteten Tabellen. Pappbände der Zeit, unbeschnitten.. Umfassendes und detailliertes Handbuch des berühmten Schafzüchters, gegenüber der ersten Ausgabe von 1815 mit nahezu doppeltem Umfang. - Petri (1767-1854), ehemals Güterdirektor des Fürsten Johann von Lichtenstein, schied 1808 aus den fürstlichen Diensten aus, um auf seinen 4 Gutshöfen Schafzucht mit unterschiedlichen Merinostämmen zu betreiben, die er selbst aus Spanien importiert hatte. - Titel verso gestempelt. Vereinzelt gering gebräunt, sonst sehr sauberes Exemplar auf kräftigem Papier. Die hellen Einbände leicht fleckig und berieben. Rücken stärker nachgedunkelt. - Güntz II, 266

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        Transactions Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge Vol 2. 1825

      Abraham Small, 1825. Abraham Small, 1825. Hardcover. Good.

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        A History of Shrewsbury

      London - Harding, Lepard and Co, 1825. London - Harding, Lepard and Co, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Owen and Blakeway's fascinating account of the history of this medievalmarket town,the county town of Shropshire. Featuring a frontispiece andtwenty further plates, some folding, as well as numerousillustrations in the text. Plates collate complete, one plate supposed to be bound in at page 17 is bound in at page 28. Newspaper clipping from the Shrewsbury Chronicle dated 1897, and a plate from the supplement to Eddowes's Shrewsbury Journal, 1876, loosely inserted. Volume I of two volumes. Hugh Owen (17601827) was a Church of England clergyman and antiquary. He spent his whole life in Shrewsbury: born in Shrewsbury and baptized on 14 June 1761. He was educated at Shrewsbury School and in 1779 matriculated at St John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated BA in 1783, and proceeded MA in 1807. He was ordained deacon in 1784 and priest in 1785. . He was perpetual curate at Berwick, Shropshire (17911800), and in 1791 was presented by the earl of Tankerville to the vicarage of St Julian, Shrewsbury; in 1803 he was collated by Bishop Douglas to the prebend of Gillingham Minor in the cathedral of Salisbury; and in 1819 he was presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter to part of the vicarage of Bampton, Oxfordshire. He was a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and mayor of Shrewsbury in 1819. Owen was collated by Bishop Cornwallis on 27 December 1821 to the archdeaconry of Shropshire, and on 30 March 1822 to the prebend of Bishopshill in the church of Lichfield. In 1826 he became minister of the royal peculiar of St Mary's, Shrewsbury. Owen is chiefly remembered as an antiquary, though he was never so well known as his collaborator, John Brickdale Blakeway (17651826). His principal work, published with Blakeway, was A History of Shrewsbury (2 vols. , 1825). Owen had already published, anonymously, Some Account of the Ancient and Present State of Shrewsbury (2 vols. , 180810), which contained abundant ecclesiastical information. A second edition, much altered, was prepared by Owen but never published. To Britton's Architectural Antiquities (vol. 4) he contributed, with Blakeway, descriptions of Wenlock Abbey, and of Ludlow and Stokesay castles. Owen died at Shrewsbury on 23 December 1827. DNBJohn Brickdale Blakeway (17651826), Church of England clergyman and antiquary. Comfortably settled with his various livings, Blakeway found time to turn to antiquities, which became his favourite pursuit. He was elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1807. Blakeway's main works are A History of Shrewsbury (2 vols. , 1825), written in collaboration with Hugh Owen, and The Sheriffs of Shropshire (1831). He also contributed fifty-six notes to the BoswellMalone edition of Shakespeare (1821). Much of Blakeway's work remained in manuscript. His topographical history of Shropshire was published posthumously by the Shropshire Archaeological Society in 19057. His quick mind and good memory, combined with great industry and his legal training, made his work highly respected by contemporaries, although it was increasingly superseded by that of specialist students of the next generation. DNBCondition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally sound although a trifle rubbed. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean, with a few scattered spots, particularly to the plates due to the paper used. Some off-setting from the plates as expected. Copperplate ink signature of William and Richard Taylor to top margin of the preface. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson with Murphy's Essay

      London - George Cowie and Co., 1825. London - George Cowie and Co., 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the works of Samuel Johnson, including his biographies of English poets, his contributions to The Rambler, and his philological tracts, amongst others. Also includes Murphy's Essay, 'The Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson'. Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history. With a frontispiece portrait of the author to Volume. Complete in six volumes. Condition: In half-calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally sound, though rubbed. Some wear to spines. Joints of Volumes I, II, IIIIV andVI starting but firm. Spine label of volume II loose. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional stamp to front free-endpaper of each volume. Pages are bright with some scattered spotting, particularly to first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson

      London - George Cowie and Co, 1825. London - George Cowie and Co, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the works of Samuel Johnson, including his biographies of English poets, his contributions to The Rambler, and his philological tracts, amongst others. Containing volume I, II III and VI. Also includes Murphy's Essay, 'The Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson'. Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr. Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history. With a frontispiece portrait of the author to Volume I. Four volumes of a six-volume set ony. Condition: In ful calf bindings. Externally sound, though rubbed, with some marks to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Ink signature to rear free-endpaper. Pageshave some foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The London Riddler; the Art of Teasing Made Easy Consisting of Above One Thousand Enigmas, Rebusses, Charades, Conundrums and Transpositions, Original and Selected from the Most Approved Sources, and Classically Arranged According to an Entirely New Plan

      Hodgson and Co., 10, Newgate Street, London - A collections of puzzles that would have teased the contemporaries of Jane Austen, the Brontes and Byron on cold winter evenings and teas on the vicarage lawn (well perhaps not Byron?). Circa 1825; ex-owner has written "1821-2?" on bottom of title page. Price on title page is "two shillings and sixpence". Slate-blue paper-covered boards with faded and rubbed brown paper backstripe from which the paper title paste-on is missing. The edges, corners and joints are worn and rubbed; corners bumped; linen backing just visible through rubbing of joints. Page-edges grubby and unevenly cut. 198 pages of infuriating puzzles; solutions at back; no illustrations (none apparently missing and none referred to). Rare. Book still tight and contents entirely legible and reasonably clean apart from odd stains, sparse and light foxing, mainly in the margins. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Two Rectors

      London - Longman,Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1825. London - Longman,Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A novel by a passionate Vicar, who hoped to support established religion with his stories. Second Edition. George Wilkins (17851865), Church of England clergyman. The first Earl Manvers presented him to two Nottinghamshire vicarages: Laxton, on 1 December 1813, and Lowdham, on 19 January 1815. On 8 November 1817 the second earl presented him to the important parish of St Mary's, Nottingham; he continued to hold Lowdham in plurality until 1839. In 1823 he was collated by the archbishop of York to the prebendal stall of Normanton in Southwell collegiate church. Lord Eldon presented him to the rectory of Wing in 1827, mainly on the strength of his book Body and Soul (1822), though its publication provoked some controversy, especially with Revd J. H. Browne, archdeacon of Ely. An earlier publication, The History of the Destruction of Jerusalem as Connected with the Scripture Prophecies, appeared in 1816. On 24 April 1832 Wilkins became archdeacon of Nottingham in succession to William Barrow. His ministry at Nottingham, a parish with a population of 28,000 souls, was controversial. He took an active interest in the Nottingham dispensary for the sick poor (1831), and established an elementary school for girls (1835). DNBCondition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally sound although rubbed. Internally ,firmly bound. Bright and generally clean, aside from some scattered spotting. Ink signature to title. Ownership label of Mrs Dudley to front pastedown. Overall: GOOD..

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        Historical and Genealogical Memoirs of the House of Hamilton; with Genealogical Memoirs of the several Branches of the Family [With:] Supplement

      Edinburgh: John Anderson, 1825. Edinburgh: John Anderson, 1825. First edition, 4to, [2], xii, [13]-495pp., with dedication leaf and list of subscribers, engraved frontispiece spotted and slightly offset, 1 lithographed plate, cont. half calf, marbled boards, rebacked, red morocco title label to spine, a nice copy.

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      1825 ca., Lago Maggiore - Luino 1825 - Veduta presa dal piccolo promontorio nelle vicinanze della ridente cittadina di Luino, animata da personaggi in primo piano. Il particolare punto di presa permette un'ampia panoramica del Verbano costellato da piccole imbarcazioni. "Sur la rive opposée du lac, se trouvent les ruines des forts de Canero qui servent de greniers au comte Borromée de la même rive, sont ceux de Navaglio, ghiffa, San Maurizio; tout au bas est la petite ville d'Intra, et l'Isola Bella semble fermer le lac"* Edizione stampata a Zurigo da H. F. Leuthold, non menzionata nella bibliografia di riferimento.* Voyage pittoresque aux Lacs Majeur et de Lugano mm 194x275

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        The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser. In five volumes

      London - William Pickering et al, 1825. London - William Pickering et al, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A complete set of this early nineteenth-century collection of Spenser's poems. Complete in five volumes. Volume V features a tissue-guarded engraved frontispiece. Includes: The Faerie Queene; Come Home Againe; Virgils Gnat; The Shepheards Calendar. Edmund Spenser (c. 1552 13 January 1599) was an English poet, best known for The Faerie Queen. The Faerie Queene was a new departure in the history of English poetry, being a combination of Italian romance, classical epic, and native English styles, principally derived from Chaucer. Spenser signalled this by inventing a new stanza (which has come to be known as the Spenserian stanza), a hybrid form adopted from the Scots poetry of James I, rhyme royal, and Italian ottava rima. It contained nine lines, the first eight being pentameters and the last line an alexandrine, and employed the rhyme scheme ababbcbcc. It was accompanied by seventeen dedicatory sonnets to a variety of figures. Spenser continued to produce poetry at an impressive rate. Daphnaida: an elegie upon the death of the noble and vertuous Douglas Howard, daughter of Lord Howard and wife of Arthur Gorges, an imitation of Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, was published by Ponsonby on 1 January 1592. There is no evidence to suggest how close Spenser was either to Arthur Gorges, later translator of Lucan's Pharsalia, or to Douglas Howard herself, daughter of John Howard, second Viscount Howard de Bindon. The poem is dedicated to Lady Helena, marchioness of Northampton, another figure whose relations with Spenser are unknown. The pseudo-Platonic Axiochus: a most excellent dialogue, written in Greeke by Plato the phylosopher, trans. by Edw. Spenser was entered into the Stationers' register on 1 May and published later in the year. The work is a translation from a Greek dialogue between Socrates and Axiochus, an old man, about the fear of death. DNB. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Sunning to the spines with five labels missing. Internally, firmly bound. Some minor foxing to thefirst and last few pagesprominent to volume V, but otherwise generally clean. Copperplate ink signature to front free endpaper of volume I, dated 1834. Pencil annotations to rear endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

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

      London - Henry Colburn, 1825. London - Henry Colburn, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarcecomplete set ofofHigh-ways and By-Ways; Or Tales of the Roadside, Picked up in the French Province Second Seriesby 'A Walking Gentleman' orThomas Colley Grattan. First edition. In three volumes complete. 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 bookplates to front pastedowns. Condition: In half calf with paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities and marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Brightand generally clean with only the odd spot and handling mark and the odd slight closed tear. Overall: GOOD with aVERY GOODinterior.

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        A Natural History of the Most Remarkable, Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Serpents, Reptiles, and InsectsIn Two Volumes

      Chiswick - C. and C. Whittingham, 1825. Chiswick - C. and C. Whittingham, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A uniformly bound set of interesting works of natural history. Embellished with upwards of three hundred elegant engravings on wood, by Mr. S. Williams. Featuring a vignette title page to both volumes. From the author of The History of Man in a Savage and Civilized State. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In quartercalf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, a trifle rubbed with wear to extremities and spines. Both front boards are held by the cords only, volume two'sbeing delicate and may detach in the post, despite careful packaging. Loss to the spine of volume two. Internally, binding is tender in places. Bright throughout, with instances of spotting, and some light foxing. Copperplate ink inscription to the front pastedown of volume one, and front free endpaper to volume two. Previous owners bookplate to the front pastedown of both volumes. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Sylvan Sketches; or, A Companion to the Park and the Shrubbery: with Illustrations from the Works of the Poets

      London - Taylor and Hessey, 1825. London - Taylor and Hessey, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A fascinating combination of botanyand poetry creates this successful guide to trees and shrubs from English botanist Elizabeth Kent. Bound in full green calf with gilt lettering and floral decoration. With marbled endpapers and page edges. Elizabeth Kent, 1790 - 1861, was an English botanist and writer. In Sylvan Sketches, or, A Companion to the Park and the Shrubbery (1825), a compendium of information about trees and shrubs, she celebrates plants because there is something beyond mere use, something beyond mere beauty, in their influence upon the human mind. Her chapter on the maple tree, for example, successfully blends botany and poetry by surveying different species of Acer, describing North American sugaring (tapping sap from the sugar maple to make syrup), and interpolating verses from Virgil, Sidney, Cowper, and Clare -ODNB. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight edge wear to the extremities, most prominent to the spine. Internally the pages are bright withthe occasional spot or mark, prominent tothe first and last few pages. There is a small closed tear to the fore-edge margin of page xliii. Overall the condition is very good indeed..

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        The Harmony of the Law and the Gospel with regard to the Doctrine of a Future State

      Oxford - Printed at the University Press for J. Parker, 1825. Oxford - Printed at the University Press for J. Parker, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce copy of The Harmony of the Law and the Gospel with regard to the Doctrine of a Future State by Thomas William Lancaster. Thomas William Lancaster, M. A. (1787 - 1869), was a vicar of Banbury and fellow of Queen's College,Oxford. In 1831, he published The Popular Evidence of Christianity: Stated and Examined. This was followedin 1848 by Vindiciae Symbolicae: or a Treatise on Creeds, Articles of Faith, and Articles of Doctrine. In 1884, after his death, The Nicomachean ethics of Aristotle was published. In 1831, he gave the Bampton Lecture on The Popular Evidence of Christianity. From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor David Arthur Pailin, with ink inscription dated June 1968 to frontpastedown. Condition: In a contemporary quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities,marks and stains to boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but with some foxing to endpapers, and spotting and marks to pages, predominantly to text block edges, slight tidemarks to frontand with occasional annotations. Overall: GOOD.

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

      R. Ackermann, London 1825 - Vol VI (July 1825 - December 1825). Fine aquatints throughout. Wrappers with cloth spine. Front wrapper detaching from spine. Minor foxing inside, else good. Very rare with the aquatints. 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Scale of Prices for Job Work, on Old Ships, Carefully Arranged and Compiled... for the Shipwrights of the River Thames

      London, 1825. . London, 1825. . (6), 164, (4 index) pp. A fascinating compilation of every imaginable shipyard task, the manner in which it is to be performed, specifications for performing it, and price. Just as an example, it was estimated to cost a shilling per foot to unbolt and take up a bitt carling ten inches square or less on the lower step; two shillings sixpence to trim, fay and bolt it. “The objects of this work are to fix a regular system of Prices, in order that the Workmen may be fairly remunerated for their labor...” It also provides a splendid overview of shipyard work in the early 19th century. Bound calf over boards with some cover wear. Text clean and binding sound.

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        Traité des Fusées de Guerre, nommées autrefois Rochettes et maintenent Fusées a la Congrève. Précédé d'une Notice sur la Vie et Travaux de Robert Fulton

      Paris, Bachelier Libraire, 1825. 4to.; 2 hs., 364 pp. y 6 láminas plegadas aparte, grabadas en cobre por Adam sobre dibujos de Le Normand y De Moléon. Encuadernación moderna en media tela. Un libro de extraordinario interés sobre la Tecnología de Armamentos, relacionado con los inventos del gran ingeniero americano Robert Fulton (1765-1815), el pionero de la navegación a vapor. En el invierno de 1804 el brillante e imprevisible Fulton estaba intentando construir un arma nueva y mortífera destinada a cambiar la naturaleza de la Guerra, tal como era concebida por Collingwood y Nelson. Su amigo, el Capitán John Justice, recién retornado de Francia, tras una misión secreta para impedir la invasión de Inglaterra por Napoleón, fue encargado por el clandestino «Board of Beacons» de proteger a Fulton y evitar un plan francés para capturar y destruir su arma secreta: «Pandora». La naturaleza de la misma se haría pública en 1810 con la publicación por Fulton de su rarísimo «Torpedo War and Submarine Explosions», una invención que fue desechada por el Gobierno de los Estados Unidos y por el Senado. Montgéry analiza los avances técnicos de Fulton en ésta igualmente rara publicación, diez años después, sobre los cohetes de guerra ó misiles.

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        Tales of the Crusaders

      Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co., 1825. Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co., 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early edition of Sir Walter Scott's novel 'The Betrothed', the first of two 'Tales of the Crusaders'. Set in the Welsh Marches during the reign of Henry II, the novel follows Eveline, the 16-year-old daughter of Sir Raymond Berenger, who is rescued from a Welsh siege by the forces of Damian Lacy and then betrothed to his uncle Sir Hugo, who leaves on a crusade. Although two volumes of a four volume set, these twobooks make up the complete text of 'The Betrothed' - the next two volumes being their sequel, 'The Talisman'. In a very handsome binding. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, smart with very minor shelfwear. Front hinge of the second volume a little strained. Internally, firmly bound although half title is missing from second volume. Pages are generally clean with some scattered spotting and marks. Old ink stain to lower margin of volume one, page 321. Overall: VERY GOOD ..

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        Recherches sur les moyens employés dans la Marine Anglaise pour la conservation des bois et des vaisseaux depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à ce jour, Et particulièrement pour les garantir de la maladie connue sous le nom de Pourriture sèche ; Par John Knowles, Secrétaire du comité des Inspecteurs de la marine royale. Traduit par ordre de S. Esc. Le Ministre de la Marine.

      A Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1825. 1825 - 1 vol. in-8° (231 x 150 mm.) de : xvi, 146, [1] pp. Brochage de papier bleu-gris éditeur imprimé, dos muet, armes [du ministère de la Marine ?] gravées au dos. (Discrètes restaurations à la reliure et au dos. Quelques salissures et petites taches, autrement bel exemplaire non rogné). Première et seule édition en français de ce traité de John Knowles. Il est l'auteur du fameux traité d'architecture navale : "The Elements and Practise of Naval Architecture" paru pour la première fois chez David Steel en 1805, et considéré comme l'ouvrage le plus important sur le sujet publié en Angleterre. L’auteur insiste dans la préface du présent texte sur l’importance pour n’importe quelle puissance, de pouvoir entretenir une flotte nombreuse et des marins capables si elle veut pouvoir compter sur le plan international. Il déplore le manque d’intérêt porté par les Britanniques à la construction navale en tant que science, mais leur reconnaît une compétence toute particulière dans l’entretien de leurs vaisseaux. Cependant, son ouvrage est l’un des premiers fiables publié sur le sujet : « Dès l’époque la plus reculée de l’histoire navale d’Angleterre, le gouvernement a pris des mesures et fait des expériences dans la vue d’assurer ou d’étendre la durée du bois, avant et après sa mise en œuvre pour la construction des vaisseaux ; elles furent pour la plupart cachées du public lorsqu’elles eurent lieu ; elles cessèrent par degrés d’être en usage, et finirent par tomber dans l’oubli : des renseignements tronqués et incorrects ont été donnés dans des livres comme résultats obtenus par d’autres personnes, afin de soutenir des hypothèses avancées ou adoptées par leurs auteurs. Dans l’ouvrage que nous publions aujourd’hui, nous avons eu soin de présenter non une partie, mais la totalité des faits dont on a pu constater l’exactitude ; de rendre à chacun ce qui lui semble dû, et de dépouiller les résultats autant que possible de tous préjugés. En outre, afin de ne laisser rien à désirer, on a donné (principalement le dans des notes) l’exposé des procédés suivis en pays étrangers pour atteindre le même but. ( ). Il nous reste à reconnaître les obligations que nous avons à divers auteurs, à la tête desquels il est juste de placer du Hamel : toutes les expériences exécutées en Angleterre ont été soigneusement comparées avec celles qui ont eu lieu en France. ( ) Si l’on trouve dans le chapitre qui traite de [la pourriture sèche] des observations déjà publiées, il est de la justice de dire que l’auteur connait presque toutes les personnes qui ont écrit sur cette matière. » L’ouvrage se compose de neuf chapitres traitant des propriétés du bois, manières de le dessécher, des saisons propres à l’abattage, de la conservation des bois par des moyens chimiques, et aux autres mis en œuvre pendant et après la construction. Un chapitre est consacré à la construction navale et expose notamment la méthode de Sir R. Seppings, l’auteur s’y intéresse tout particulièrement au tangage, à la stabilité et la flottaison, ainsi qu’à l’usage du goudron et des différentes chevilles, boulons ou rivets. Les pages 30 & 31 donnent sous forme de table, les résultats des tests de la résistance des bois de Deptford et Woolwich à l'eau. Provenance : un ancien possesseur de l'ouvrage, a souligné en rouge quelques passages des pp. 2-4. Bel exemplaire à toutes marges de ce rare traité. 1 vol. 8vo. Publisher printed blue boards. First and only French edition of this treatise that deals with the conservation of ships. John Knowles is the author of one of the most important ship-building treatise in English: "The Elements and Practise of Naval Architecture", first published by David Steel in 1805. In this work, he insists on the importance, for a Naval power as United Kingdom, to the care they have of their fleet. It was the first treatise of that kind published in England. It brings very useful informations about the quality and treatment of the wood, as well as about the shipbuilding. Fine

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        Oeuvres Completes de Moliere

      Paris - de Bure, 1825. Paris - de Bure, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A neat set of the works of French comic playwright Moliere, scarce in its entirety. In French. Containing some of his best-known works: Le Misanthrope (The Misanthrope), L'cole des femmes (The School for Wives), Tartuffe ou L'Imposteur, (Tartuffe or the Hypocrite), L'Avare (The Miser), Le Malade imaginaire (The Imaginary Invalid), and Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (The Bourgeois Gentleman). Frontispiece of Moliere to volume I. Complete in eight volumes. Condition: In green diced calf bindings. Externally sound, with some wear to the spines and extremities. Two joints of sixteen starting. Pages are bright, with just some scattered light spotting. Overall:Condition Good.

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        Quinti Curtii Rufi de Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni Libri Superstites ex Editione Frid. Schmeider

      Londini - A. J. Valpy, 1825. Londini - A. J. Valpy, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Historiae Alexandri Magni, the only surviving work of Quintus Curtius Rufus. In Latin. Complete in three volumes. Quintus Curtius Rufus was a Roman historian, writing probably during the reign of the Emperor Claudius (41-54 AD) or Vespasian (69-79 AD). Historiae Alexandri Magni is a biography of Alexander the Great in Latin in ten books, of which the first two are lost, and the remaining eight are incomplete. His work is fluidly written, and while superficial study reveals the author's errors regarding geography, chronology and technical military knowledge, a detailed study reveals his focusing instead on character and protests against those Emperors of his times whom he considered tyrants. With a number of diagrams and illustrations, some of them fold-out plates, and a fold-out map showing Alexander the Great's Macedonian Expedition. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound though rather worn at extremities and with rubbing to boards. Slight lifting to leather at tail of one spine. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamps to recto and verso of each title page and to rear of map. Slight marks to front endpapers caused by the removal of library labels. Generally bright with occasional spots and marks. Overall: GOOD.

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        Problemes en Action

      French: n.p., ca. 1825. Very good. 11 engraved cut-out figures or objects including ferryman, three couples, wolf, goat, cabbage and boat, to be slotted into boat, , original box with engraved pictorial label colored by hand, A rare children's game, possibly printed by the Parisian publisher Nepveau. Contained in the box measuring 14cm x 7cm x 1cm is a complete set of figures for the two river crossing puzzles known as the 'Jealous Husbands Problem', and 'Goat, Wolf and Cabbage'. The earliest account of these puzzles is in the 9th century manuscript "Propositionnes ad Acuendos Juvenes", (Problems to Sharpen the Young), attributed to Alcuin. In both puzzles there are only two places in the boat. In the Jealous Husbands Problem, no woman can be with another man unless also accompanied by her husband. In Goat Wolf and Cabbage, the wolf will eat the goat and the goat will eat the cabbage unless they are guarded by the boatman. Originally accompanied by counters and an instruction sheet, now lost. The box is lightly worn else in very good condition; the figures are in fine condition, except the boat, which has been repaired, and the cabbage, which lacks the lower part of its insertion tab, and one female figure lacks a hand. Rare.

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        Die Kunst zu lieben. Systematisch und mit besonderer Rücksicht auf Ovid's ars amandi dargestellt. Aus den Papieren des Grafen v. S.

      Burchhardt, Berlin 1825 - Kl.-8° (17x11cm), 150 S., HLdr. d. Zt. (Orig.?) mit marmor. Deckeln u. Lederecken, Rücken mit blauem Titelschild u. goldgeprägt, Bes.stempel a.V., S. mit Büttenstruktur, wenige blasse Stockflecken, einige wenige Anstreichungen m. braunem Stift auf ersten u. letzten Seitenl, S. kaum gedunkelt u. m. gutem Lesekontrast. +++ Eine ABSOLUTE RARITÄT: Das Buch ist lediglich einmal weltweit i. einer Bibliothek greifbar (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign , Urbana, IL 61801 United States). +++ Inhalt: behandelt wird (1) die Kunst der Eroberung, (2) die Kunst, gemachte eroberungen zu behaupten, (3) Anweisungen f. junge Mädchen, die Herzen der Männer geneigt zu machen. +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ More photos from: mDOTfruthAThotmailDOTde [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autographed Letter Signed with rare family-related content

      , 1825 1825. unbound. 1 page, 7.75 x 5 inches, no place, April 28, 1825. Fine content slave-carried letter with an initialed postscript and the address on the back. Written four years before becoming president, in part: "...I send Charles for my flower, box of will please deliver them to him. Please provide for Mrs. Jackson two dishes white to bake in - two tin milk pans and & oblige...P.S. I send little Hutchings down will you have the goodness to have his measure taken by your taylor & have him a suit of cloathes [sic] made for him. I want them long as he is growing - out of blue broadcloth..." Hutchings, the orphaned grand nephew of Rachel Jackson, was taken in and raised by the Jacksons from the age of five. Slight foxing; weak natural folds reinforced with tape. Very good(-) condition.

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        Tarifa para los Jornaleros de la Ciudad y Puerto de Valparaiso. @[text begins:] Los que subscriben en union del Juez Diputado del Comercio segun Decreto de este Gobierno de 11 de Febrero pasado hemos acordado el Reglamento ó Tarifa que deberá observar el gremio de Jornaleros hasta la construccion de un Muelle. 1º Trigo medido en bodégas enconstalado con bocas amarradas y embarcadas en la launcha sin otro costo cuarenta pesos cada un mil.

      (Valparaiso,, dated 4 June 1825). - Caption title. (1 l.) Folio (31 x 21 cm.), unbound. Uncut. Tiny hole and several tears, all marginal, without loss of text. Overall in good to very good condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION? Sets specific rates for workers in the port of Valparaiso, e.g., "cueros de ganado bacuno, conducidos á la lancha, á cinco por medio, y si se pesaren se añadirán seis reales por cada ciento, y siendo medios la mitad." The document is signed at Valparaiso by what seems to be a group of merchants: José Santiago Vizcaya, José Luis Aycinena, José Manuel Cea, Josue Wadington, Andres Blest, José María Hernandez, Tomás Patrison.Valparaiso was the home port of the navy for newly independent Chile and an important stopover for ships passing from the Atlantic to the Pacific via the Strait of Magellan.---- Briseño III, 412, no. 2588. Not located in OCLC. Not located in CCPBE. Not located in Rebiun. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gesamtansicht mit der Hofkirche links und der Holzbrücke über die Reuss, im Mittelgrund schönes Bergpanorama.

      . Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann bei Velten, Karlsruhe, dat. 1825, 33 x 41 cm.. Dreyer 144. - Mit drei Landleuten in Schweizer Tracht reizend staffagiert. - Breitrandig und tadellos.

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        ELEMENTS OF OPERATIVE MIDWIFERY; Comprising a Description of Certain New and Improved Powers for Assisting Difficult and Dangerous Labours; Illustrated by Plates: With Cautionary Structures on the Improper Use of Instruments

      Hurst, Robinson and Co. 1825. . Hurst, Robinson and Co. 1825. . 1st Ed. 4to. [vii] + 345pp. 20 folding litho. plates. Some light browning, edge of 1 plate chipped, faint institutional ink stamp to t.p. and plates, rebound in gilt lettered cloth, minor wear. Heirs of Hippocrates 794. ‘... He was physician-accoucher at the birth of Queen Victoria in 1819 and was obstretric physician to University College Hospital from 1834 to 1841. A practised and ingenious obstretrician, he introduced five new varieties of forceps which he describes and illustrates in the present work. The Davis forceps was the favourite instrument of Charles D. Meigs who praised it highly in his ‘Obstetrics, the Science and Art (1840). The book contains twenty large lithographs depicting normal and abnormal fetal positions and deliveries, as well as a variety of obstetrical instruments including his new forceps. ’ Additional postage may be necessary US$645

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