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        MARTIRIO DE? SANTI PADRI DEL MONTE SINAI E DELL?EREMO DI RAITU COMPOSTO DA AMMONIO MONACO. Volgarizzamento fatto nel buon secolo della nostra lingua non mai stampato.

      presso Ant. Fort. Stella 1826 In-8 p. (mm. 225x145), bross. orig., pp. 55. Rara "prima edizione". Cfr. Cappelletti, p. 17: ?E? questa un?operetta composta dal Leopardi il quale seppe si propriamente imitare le forme dei trecentisti, che per iscrittura di quell?età fu da alcuni reputata. Il filologo Francesco Zambrini mette in dubbio che il padre Cesari la prendesse per roba del Trecento ?perchè egli dice, uomini assai da meno del Cesari, conobbero a prima giunta la piacevole burla di quel grande letterato. Se non ci fosse altro, l?arte vi è manifesta?? - Mazzatinti,662 - Gamba,1114 - Cat. Fondo Leopardiano (Comune di Milano,1958), n. 81: ?Non contraffazione leopardiana di uno scritto del ?300, ma in realtà veramente traduzione da Francesco Combefis "Illustrium Christi martyrum lecti Triumphi vetustis Graecorum monumentis consignati" (Parigi, 1660), opera citata da Leopardi nella prefazione al libro?. Solo qualche lieviss. fiorit., altrim. esempl. con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Hudson

      Henry I. Megarey New York:: Henry I. Megarey,. 1826.. A large aquatint engraving from the rare and handsome "Hudson River Portfolio".The town of Hudson New York is seen from the east side of the Hudson River, with fishermen pulling in their nets. The town has a considerable number of buildings, especially along the water front.21 1/2 x 16" plus margins, original coloring. In an early Hogarth style frame by Arthur Ackermann Gallery, New York. Mat somewhat discolored, leaving a light border around print margin, otherwise in very good condition.

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        SOUTH (James) Observations of the Apparent Distances and Positions of 458 Double and Triple Stars, Made in the Years 1823, 1824, and 1825;

      together with a Re-Examination of 36 Stars of the Same Description, the Distances and Positions of Which Were Communicated in a Former Memoir, 391pp., WITH: A Synoptical View of the Results afforded by the Observations.., i-xviii,(2 errata)pp. BOUND WITH: FOSTER (Henry) Account of Experiments made with an Invariable Pendulum at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, and at port Bowen on the eastern side of Prince Regent's Inlet, p.1-71 AND: eight further papers by Henry Foster on similar subjects, being Parts I and IV of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society for the Year 1826, "Printed at the Expence of the Board of Longitude", 230pp., with folding tables, quarto, late 19thC morocco backed library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title, foot of last leaves and occasionally elsewhere, with an additional inked library stamp occasionally repeated, a very good copy, London, Nicol, printers to the Royal Society,1826. * Sir James South (1785 -1867) British astronomer, founder of the Astronomical Society of London, later the Royal Astronomical Society. South and John Herschel jointly produced a catalogue of 380 double stars in 1824, reobserving many of the double stars that had been discovered by William Herschel. South then continued and observed another 458 double stars over the following year and it is this massive catalogue that is here presented. He won the Copley Medal in 1826 and the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in that same year. He was knighted in 1831. Craters on Mars and the Moon are named in his honour. Starting around 1826, James South made plans for a new, larger telescope, an equatorially mounted achromatic refractor (a telescope with a lens) in a new observatory. He bought a 12-inch aperture lens from Cauchoix in Paris for about £1000, large enough to be the biggest achromatic object lens in the world at the time.

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        The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757. Three volume set

      G : in good condition without dust jackets. Boards rubbed. Leather scuffed along spines and corners with some wear. Inner hinges starting. Ink inscription to feps. Some foxing to end pages of volume II First UK Edition Half-leather cover on marbled boards 237pp; 276pp; 295pp :: 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5") :: A lovely first English edition of Cooper's classic work in original binding

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        Descripto Musei Anatomici. Icon Hepatis Foetus Octimestris Quam Impletis Vasculis Arteriosis, Naturali Colore Expressam. Icones Anatomico-Physiologicae Partium Corporis Humani et Animalium. Bound as one volume

      G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Crack to leather at foot of spine. Boards rubbed, especially at edges. Scuffs to leather in places Upper gutter cracked. Some loss from lower edge of spine. Section excised from prelim. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland [First Edition] Brown half-leather cover over marbled boards xviii, 415, 8, vii, 55pp + plates :: With thirteen hand-coloured engraved plates :: 270mm x 230mm (11" x 9") :: Icon Hepatis Foetus Octimestris Quam Impletis Vasculis Arteriosis, Naturali Colore Expressam - 1789

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        Penelope of Maandwerk aan het Vrouwelijk Geslacht Toegewijd (Volume IV only)

      Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition; First Printing. Hard Cover Boards rubbed and worn, pages supple, some of the illustrations separating along folds, most fine. VERY GOOD. ; Publisher's printed blue boards, black lettering and decoration on spine and cover, fore-edge deckle. This is the only edition of this rare handicrafts magazine for Dutch housewives, containing engraved plates, most of which are hand-coloured. The magazine, originally issued monthly, was published from 1821 until 1835, and includes instructions and diagrams for embroidery, decorated pillows and curtains, decorative fire screens, paper flowers, handbags, cushions, keepsakes, baskets, drawings and paintings. The illustrations provide guidance for the successful completion of projects and suggest colour schemes and decorative patterns for various applied arts, commonly found in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Dutch homes. Each monthly edition contained two hand-coloured plates. This volume, comprising the issues for 1826, contains 24 such plates, most fold-out. IN DUTCH.; Penelope of Maandwerk; Vol. 4; Van Meerten, A. B.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196, 338 pages

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        Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands, in the years 1824-1825.

      4°. XI S., 260 S. Mit 2 (1 gefalteten) Karten, 1 gefalteten Aquatinta-Ansicht als Frontispiz, 11 Aquatinta-Tafeln und 1 Holzstich-Tafel. Marmorierter Kalblederband der Zeit mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Deckelfiletierung mit Blättermotiven, Rücken- und Stehkantenvergoldung. Borba de Moraes I:139. - Sabin 100816. - Hill 231. - Erste Ausgabe. - Von Maria Graham, der späteren Maria Callcott, aus den Bordbüchern von Byron, den Aufzeichnungen des Kaplans Rowland Bloxham und den naturwissenschaftlichen Unterlagen von Andrew Bloxham zusammengestellter Reisebericht nach Hawaii. - Anlass der Reise war der tragische Tod des hawaiianischen Königs Kamehameha II und seiner Frau Kamamal, die während eines Staatsbesuches in London an Masern erkrankten und, ohne Abwehrkräfte, kurze Zeit darauf verstarben. Auf Geheiss der englischen Regierung wurden die sterblichen Überreste nach Hawaii überführt. Gleichzeitig erteilte die Regierung den Auftrag für einen wissenschaftlichen Bericht über das, seit der Entdeckung durch James Cook und nach dessen Tode 1779, nur wenig beschriebene, von Cook als Sandwich-Inseln bezeichnetes Archipel. John Murray beauftragte Maria Graham, eine bereits mit mehreren Büchern erfolgreiche Reiseautorin. Maria Graham legte eine kurze Geschichte der Hawaiischen Inseln vor, beschrieb die tragischen Ereignisse in London sowie, im umfangreichsten Teil des Werkes, die verschiedenen Inseln, ihre Bevölkerung, aber auch die geologischen und vulkanologischen Besonderheiten. - Das gefaltete Frontispiz zeigt den Krater des Vulkans Peli, die Tafeln verschiedene Orte Hawaiis. - Titelblatt mit getilgtem Stempel. - Fleckenloses, breitrandiges Exemplar in gutem Einband der Zeit. - First edition. Account of an expedition compiled by Maria Graham, later called Maria Callcott, from Byron's logbooks, the chaplain Rowland Bloxham's descriptions and the scientific documents of Andrew Bloxham. The reason of this expedition was the tragic deaths of the Hawaiian King Kamehameha II and of his wife Kamamal, who fell ill with mumps during an official stay in London and died shortly after. At the behest of the English government, the remains of both were to be taken back to Hawaii. At the same time, the government commissioned a scientific report of the archipelago James Cook called Sandwich Islands and which had little been described since James Cook's discovery and death in 1779. Maria Graham, an already well-known writer of travels, was mandated by John Murray. Maria Graham wrote a short history of the Hawaiian Islands, described the tragic event in London and depicted, in the most important part of her book, the different islands, their population as well as their geological and vulcanologic particularities. The fold out frontispiece shows the crater of the great volcano of Peli, and the plates show different places in Hawaii. Title-page with effaced stamp. Immaculate copy with large margins with nice contemporary binding. [7 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Abschilderung u. Abschrift aller der Figuren, Wappen u. Gemälde nebst Aufschriften welche in der Schlacht-Capelle bey Sempach gemalt zu sehen; sowie selbe, nach den alten Urbildern im Jahr 1756 erneuert worden.

      4°. 1 n.n. Bl., 65 (recte 67) S. zusätzlich lithographiertem Titel und 5 (2 gefalteten) Tafeln, ca. 150 heraldischen Illustrationen und einigen Textillustrationen, alle lithographiert. Illustrierter Originalpappband mit je einer lithographierten Vignette auf Vorder- und Hinterdeckel. Barth 751. - Erste Ausgabe. (Wurde 1843 nochmals aufgelegt). - Vollständig lithographiertes Buch zur Schlachtkapelle bei Sempach. Mit einer Ansicht der Kapelle, einem Schlachtgemälde und 3 Tafeln mit Details aus den Fresken der Kapelle. Die 150 heraldischen Darstellungen mit den Wappen der erbeuteten habsburgischen Flaggen. - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. - Selten.

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        Essai politique sur l'ile du Cuba par Alexandre de Humboldt et un supplément qui renferme des considérations sur la population, la richesse territoriale et le commerce de l'archipel des Antilles et de Colombia.

      8°. XLVI S., 364 S.; 408 S. Mit einer mehrfach gefalteten gestochenen Karte. Neue geflammte Ganzlederbände im Stil der Zeit. 2 Bände. Sabin 33719. - Graesse 3, 389. - Erste Ausgabe. - Von Humboldt auf der Basis der 'Reisen in die Aequinoctial-Gegenden des Neuen Kontinentes' erweiterte und ergänzte Monographie über Kuba und im Supplement (Band 2: S. 93 ff) über Venezuela und Kolumbien. - Humboldt wurde für seine Darstellung der Geschichte, für seine Analyse der ökonomischen und sozialen Zustände Kubas von der kubanischen Oberschicht scharf angegriffen. Seine Kritik an der Sklavenhaltung, am Grossgrundbesitz und am Ausbau der Monokultur des Zuckerrohranbaus ist bis heute ein exemplarischer Text einer politisch-oekonomischen Analyse. - Sehr breitrandiges, unbeschnittenes und fleckenloses Exemplar. - Eines der seltensten Titel des "zweiten Entdeckers Amerikas". - First edition. Enlarged and completed monograph by Humbold on Cuba on the basis of his 'Reisen in die Aequinoctial-Gegenden des Neuen Kontinentes' with a supplement (volume 2: p. 93 and following) on Venezuela and Colombia. - Humboldt was harshly attacked by the Cuban upper class for his description of the history and for his analysis of the economic and social circumstances of Cuba. His criticism of the slavery, the large-scale landed property and the development of the sugar cane monoculture is still considered today as an example of a political-economic analysis. Immaculate, large-margins and uncut copy. One of the rarest titles of the second discoverer of America. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Traité de l'auscultation médiate et des maladies des poumons et du coeur. Seconde édition entierement refondue.

      Gross-8°. XXXVI S., 728 S.; 2 n.n. Bl., 790 S., 1 S. Erratum Mit 4 gestochenen doppelblattgrossen Tafeln von Ambroise Tardieu. Halblederbände der Zeit mit 2 schwarzen goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung. 2 Bände. Waller 5493, - Welcome III,429. - Garrison-M. 2673. - Zweite, gegenüber der ersten von 1819 erschienenen Auflage, wesentlich erweitert und überarbeitet. "The second edition is even more important, since it gives not only the various physical signs elicited in the chest, but adds the pathological anatomy, diagnosis, and treatment of each disease encountered"- (Garrison). Von Laennec wenige Wochen vor seinem frühen Tode (1781 - 1826) herausgegeben. Garrison nennt ihn "Perhaps the greatest clinician of his time". - Wie immer stellenweise etwas stockfleckig. Buchblock leicht gewellt. Dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar. In der wichtigen 2. Ausgabe fast seltener als die erste.

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        Descripto Musei Anatomici. Icon Hepatis Foetus Octimestris Quam Impletis Vasculis Arteriosis, Naturali Colore Expressam. Icones Anatomico-Physiologicae Partium Corporis Humani et Animalium. Bound as one volume

      Belgium: Joh. Altheer. Academiea Rheno-Trajectinae, 1826.. [First Edition]. Brown half-leather cover over marbled boards. G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Crack to leather at foot of spine. Boards rubbed, especially at edges. Scuffs to leather in places Upper gutter cracked. Some loss from lower edge of spine. Section excised from prelim. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. xviii, 415, 8, vii, 55pp + plates :: With thirteen hand-coloured engraved plates :: 270mm x 230mm (11" x 9") :: Icon Hepatis Foetus Octimestris Quam Impletis Vasculis Arteriosis, Naturali Colore Expressam - 1789

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        The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757. Three volume set

      London: John Miller, 1826.. First UK Edition. Half-leather cover on marbled boards. G : in good condition without dust jackets. Boards rubbed. Leather scuffed along spines and corners with some wear. Inner hinges starting. Ink inscription to feps. Some foxing to end pages of volume II. 237pp; 276pp; 295pp :: 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5") :: A lovely first English edition of Cooper's classic work in original binding

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        Cases illustrative of the remedial effects of acupuncturation

      Philadelphia, 1826. One of the First American Scientific Efforts to Alleviate Pain: the First American Study of Acupuncture, Together with First English Translation of Ten Rhyne's "De acupunctura"(1) Bache, Franklin (1792-1864). Cases illustrative of the remedial effects of acupucturation. In North American Medical and Surgical Journal 1 (1826): 311-321. (2) [Ten Rhyne, Wilhelm (1648-1700).] Wilhelmi Ten Rhyne M.D. Transisalano. Daventriensis, Dissertatio de arthritide: Mantissa schematica: De acupunctura, et orationes tres . . . In ibid.: 198-204. (3) Hewson, Thomas. Case of ecthyma cachecticum, with observations. In ibid.: 89-94; 2 hand-colored plates. Whole volume, 8vo. viii, [2], 495, [3, incl. adverts.]pp. 3 plates. 212 x 133 mm. 19th century half calf, marbled boards, leather spine label. Minor foxing and toning, but very good. From the Svenska Läkaresällskapets Bibliotek, with the library's 19th century stamp on the title and front cover and library label inside front cover.(1) First Edition of the first original study of acupuncture published in North America, and one of the earliest American publications on the alleviation of pain. Franklin Bache, great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin, was the first American to perform original research on acupuncture. In 1825 Bache had issued his translation of J. Morand's Mémoire sur l'acupuncture (1825) under the title Memoir on Acupuncturation; this was the first book on acupuncture to be published in America (see Garrison-Morton 6374.15). The same year, Bache conducted his own experimental study of acupuncture, which he recorded in the present paper."As assistant physician at the state penitentiary in Philadelphia, Bache determined in 1825 to test acupuncture on the prisoners whom he was called upon to serve. With the aid of a colleague, he used the needles to treat 12 different prisoners who were suffering from highly painful afflictions: three with muscular rheumatism, four with 'chronic pains,' three with neuralgia, and two with ophthalmia. He also used acupuncture among the prisoners in relieving several lesser pains, including a headache accompanying bilious fever, the head pain of an epileptic, an elastic tumor near the elbow joint, and a dull pain caused by pulmonic inflammation."Bache reported varying successes. In summarizing 17 subsequent cases, some of which were not among the prisoners, he noted that seven "were completely cured, seven considerably relieved, and in the remaining three cases, the remedy produced no effect." "Over all, Bache was convinced that the measure offered great promise for "removing and mitigating pain." He concluded that it could well be 'a proper remedy in almost all diseases, whose prominent symptom is pain'" (Cassedy, pp. 894-895).Bache was one of the very few American physicians in the early nineteenth century to adopt acupuncture as a method of pain relief, despite the fact that the practice was enjoying a considerable vogue in Europe at the time. This volume of the North American Medical and Surgical Journal includes several brief abstracts from European journals on the uses of acupuncture; see pp. 225-227 and 448-449.(2) First English Translation of Ten Rhyne's aphorisms on acupuncture, originally included in his Dissertatio de arthritide (1683; see Garrison-Morton 6374.10). Ten Rhyne's "De acupuntura" represents the first detailed description of acupuncture published in the West. The anonymous translators added a brief historical introduction and a copy of Ten Rhyne's illustration of an acupuncture needle and hammer.(3) Hewson's article on ecthyma (a skin infection similar to impetigo) is remarkable for its hand-colored plates, which are among the earliest to appear in an American medical periodical. Volume 1 of the North American Medical and Surgical Journal is very rare on the market. This is the first copy we have handled in 40 years of trading. Nor have we ever heard of an offprint of Bache's paper. Cassedy, "Early uses of acupuncture in the United States, with an addendum (1826) by Franklin Bache, M.D.," Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 50 (1974): 892-906. "Wilhelm Ten Rhyne's De acupunctura: An 1826 translation," Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 34 (1979): 81-92. Lu & Needham, Celestial Lancets, p. 299. 40833

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        A General Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography

      London & Edinburgh: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1826. Copyright date of 1826 but with "Corrected to 1832" printed below in a bolder typeface; volume about 8 1/2" x 11" size, maps slightly smaller, printed one to a page, on one side only; Containing 43 colored maps and two indexes, for the sections; Samuel Butler (1774-1839) Headmaster of Shrewsbury then Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, classical scholar and educator: maps hand-colored in outline; bound in original marbled paper covered boards, red leather spine and tips, gilt ruled and titled; remains of cover title-label; some edge, tips wear to binding, top board detached, warped a bit; world hemisphere map (double page) split, worn and darkened; most other maps fairly clean, evenly toned; with the original publisher's list label on inner front endpaper; no other endpaper; a good example of a geographical learning tool of the time.. Corrected to 1832. Leather. Good. Illus. by .

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        Svenska teater-galleriet.

      Sthlm, C. Deleen, 1826. 4:o. (2),47,(1) s. & 24 handkolorerade grav. plr. Fint blått svampmålat pappbd med benvit titeletikett (Johanna Röjgård). Nära nog oskuren med endast putsade snitt. Inlagan tryckt på blåtonat papper och med en del lager- och småfläckar samt smärre lagningar. Bra ex.. Elis Chiewitz (1784-1839) gav ut flera fina planschverk. I detta får vi en intressant bild av den samtida svenska repertoaren och scenkostymerna vid denna tid samt de viktigaste skådespelarna. De skådespel och operor som presenteras är: "Don Juan", "Trollflöjten", "Richard Lejonhjerta", "Preciosa", "Snöfallet, eller den nya Eginhard", "Fanchon, eller lyrspelerskan", "Slåtter-ölet, eller: kronfogdarne", "Collin och Babet", "Tillfället gör tjufven", "Intrigen i fönstret", "Den föregifna skatten, eller: vakta er at lyss vid dörren", "Den förmente prinsen", "Juden", "Charlatanerne", "Crispin medicus", "Bröderne Philibert", "Bildhuggaren, eller den sällsynta hustrun", "Kapten Puff, eller storprataren" och "Diedrich Menshenschreck, eller den narrande juden". Ett av de charmigaste av de äldre svenska planschverken

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        The Reports of Sir Edward Coke, Knt. In Thirteen Parts. A New

      2011. Coke, Sir Edward. The Reports of Sir Edward Coke, Knt. In Thirteen Parts. A New Edition, with Additional Notes and References, and with Abstracts of the Principal Points: The First Three Parts and the Fourth to Fol. 38a. by John Henry Thomas, Esq. The Rest of the Fourth and the Remaining Nine Parts by John Farquhar Fraser, Esq. Originally published: London: Joseph Butterworth and Son, 1826. 6 Vols. xxi, xxxiii, [iv], 669; xlvii, 578, 391-394; lxxviii, 414; xvi, 484; xliv, 512; xvi, 495 pp. With a new introduction by Steve Sheppard, William Enfield Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law. Reprinted 2002, 2011 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584772392; ISBN-10: 1584772395. Hardcover. New. * "The best and last [edition], which has superseded all older ones, is in English; the whole thirteen Parts in 6 vols. 8vo. London, 1826." Wallace 194-195. This edition is also noteworthy for the inclusion of Coke's complete prefaces. Sir Edward Coke [1552-1643] was considered to be the greatest legal practitioner of his day. Written between 1572 and 1616, The Reports are not reports in the conventional sense but highly detailed anthologies of precedents organized according to the cases they consider. In each instance Coke assembled a large body of cases, outlined their arguments, and explained the reasons for the judgment, using it as a basis for a statement of general principles. They are, in effect, a series of treatises on the points of law adjudged, and not merely notes for citation. Taken together, The Reports form the most extensive and detailed treatment of Common Law pleading that had yet appeared. A work of immense authority, it was often cited as The Reports, there being no need to mention the author's name. His accounts, especially of pleadings, were applauded for both their clarity and usefulness as stylistic models for students. And his selection of cases, cited frequently in subsequent years, has served as the starting point for numerous decisions. He also attracted some powerful enemies, however, principally James I, who was angered by some of his opinions concerning royal prerogative. Coke's refusal to retract them and apologize to the King cost him his seat on the Bench. See Marvi

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        THE ENGLISH PORTION OF THE LIBRARY OF THE VEN. FRANCIS WRANGHAM; ARCHDEACON OF CLEVELAND. 'Only Seventy Copies - Unpublished.'

      Malton: Printed by R. Smitherson ... in Yorkersgate, 1826. . 8vo in 4s, (222x140mm), [10],646p. 2 wood-engravings in the text (attributed by Hugo to Thomas Bewick). A handsome, untrimmed and partly unopened copy with some very slight spotting; a later engraving of Hunmanby Church laid down on the verso of the front free endleaf. Bound in 20th century canvas retaining the earlier leather lettering piece on the backstrip and the earlier marbled paper endleaves. A pencilled note on the front free verso states 'Original boards, recovered.' (Sadleir 63) Extremely rare. 'Wrangham was not a rich man. Yet he contrived to indulge his passion for books, to secure what he wanted, and to revel in its possession. This he did by going after his own taste, and only following the taste of the day when it happened to coincide with his own. The result was that he rescued hundreds of interesting books from oblivion - many at very low cost - and, by studying and cataloguing them, registered their interest for always. No greater service than this can be rendered by a collector to his age and to posterity ... Wrangham's collecting-methods may have seemed trivial and whimsical at the time, but the spirit of the future was in him.' (Michael Sadleir, Archdeacon Francis Wrangham p49) The catalogue is more than a mere listing of his collection. It is extensively annotated by him with what are often quite lengthy comments on the contents of his books, their value as works of scholarship, and other points of interest to, and opinions of, Wrangham. It is indeed an insight into the man, the breadth of his learning, and his opinions.

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        FLORA VENETA O DESCRIZIONE DELLE PIANTE CHE NASCONO NELLA PROVINCIA DI VENEZIA. Disposta secondo il sistema linneano e colla indicazione al metodo di Jussieu modificato dal De-Candolle.

      Bonvecchiato In-8 gr. (mm. 275 x 185), 6 voll. in 2 tomi, tela mod., tit. oro al dorso, pp. 127; 135; 170,(2); 150,(2); 142,(2); 133,(3). "Manca" la tav. inc. in rame. E' questo il più completo dei trattati fino ad allora pubblicati, a partire dal primo del Donati apparso nel 1631. Il Naccari, oltre ad aggiungere nella sua opera piante mai prima menzionate, vi ha inserito principi di botanica applicata indicando le proprietà mediche o economiche di ciascuna pianta. Cfr. Pritzel,6593 - Cicogna,5584 - Brunet,VI,5107. Qualche fiorit. solo sulle prime 8 carte di ciasc. vol. altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        Cary's New Plan of London and its Vicinity 1826.

      London: Cary, 1826. . Cary's New Plan of London and its Vicinity 1826, Published by G and J Cary, London 1826. On folding linen in 20 sections, size 84 by 66 cm. Scale approximately four and a quarter inches to the mile. Covers an area from Kentish Town to Hackney Marshes in the north and from Battersea to Greenwich in the south. Hand-coloured. Folds into marbled endpapers. VG condition in VG slipcase, though there is no index as suggested on the slipcase, which is labelled Cary's New Map of London, Westminster, and Southwark, and the adjacent villages; showing the London and East and West India Docks, and all the additions and improvements to the present time: accompanied with an Index of the streets, squares and public buildings, with reference to the situation where they may be found on the map. This edition of the map not listed in Howgego. Images available.

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        NARRATIVE OF A TOUR THROUGH HAWAII, OR OWHYHEE; WITH REMARKS ON THE

      1826. ELLIS, William. NARRATIVE OF A TOUR THROUGH HAWAII, OR OWHYHEE; WITH REMARKS ON THE HISTORY, TRADITIONS, MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND LANGUAGE OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE SANDWICH ISLANDS. London: H. Fisher, Son, and P. Jackson, 1826. [8] + 442 pp. 8vo., 3/4 green leather with gilt red morroco spine label and marbled paper covered boards. Folding frontispiece engraving (map of Hawaii) engr. by J. Tyrer. Ex-library with no external markings (bookplate only). Moderate rubbing and shelfwear to boards, spine lightened, a few scrapes to raised bands. Slight offset tanning to endpapers.B/w engraved plates, minor foxing to edges, and occasional light foxing in the text. A solidly pleasing copy.

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        On a Method of Expressing by Signs the Action of Machinery.London: W. Nicol, 1826. First edition.

      The very rare pre-publication offprint issue of "Babbage's first publication of his system of mechanical notation that enabled him to describe the logic and operation of his machines on paper as they would be fabricated in metal." (Norman). <br/><br/> "Babbage later stated that 'Without the aid of this language I could not have invented the Analytical Engine; nor do I believe that any machinery of equal complexity can ever be contrived without the assistance of that or some other equivalent language. The Difference Engine No. 2 ... is entirely described by its aid' (Babbage, Passages from the Life of a Philosopher, p.104) <br/><br/> "Babbage considered his mechanical notation system to be one of his finest inventions, and thought it should be widely implemented. It was a source of frustration to him that no other machine designer adopted it (probably because no other engineer during Babbage's time attempted to build machines as logically and mechanically complex as Babbage's). More than one hundred years later, in the 1930s, when developments in logic were applied to switching systems in the earliest efforts to develop electromechanical calculators, Claude Shannon demonstrated that Boolean algebra could be applied to the same types of problems for which Babbage had designed his mechanical notation system." (Norman).<br/><br/> "While making designs for the Difference Engine, Babbage found great difficulty in ascertaining from ordinary drawings - plans and elevations - the state of rest or motion of individual parts as computation proceeded: that is to say the following in detail succeeding stages of a machine's action. This led him to develop a mechanical notation which provided a systematic method for labeling parts of a machine, classifying each part as fixed or moveable; a formal method for indicating the relative motions of the several parts which was easy to follow; and means for relating notations and drawings so that they might illustrate and explain each other. As the calculating engines developed the notation became a powerful but complex formal tool. Although its scope was much wider than logical systems, the mechanical notation was the most powerful formal method for describing switching systems until Boolean algebra was applied to the problem in the middle of the twentieth century. In its mature form the mechanical notation was to comprise three main components; a systematic method for preparing and labeling complex mechanical drawings; timing diagrams; and logic diagrams, which show the general flow of control." (Hyman). <br/><br/> Hook & Norman, Origins of Cyberspace, no. 37 (ordinary journal issue, i.e., not the offprint as here); Hyman, Charles Babbage: Pioneer of the Computer, p.58.. Offprint from: Philosophical Transactions, vol. 116, pt. 3, 1826, pp. 250-65. Large 4to (300 x 230 mm), contemporary plain blue wrappers, uncut, pp [ii] [1] 2-16 and 4 engraved plates (one folding and mounted on cloth). Small faint rubberstamp of the Detroit Library dated 1892 to title page and final text page, very light damp stain to lower right corner of first few leaves, in all a very fine copy of this rarity

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        Bestimmung des Gesetzes, nach welchem Metalle die Contactelektricität leiten, nebst einem Entwurfe zu einer Theorie des Voltaischen Apparates und des Schweiggerschen Multiplicatorsi

      Journal fur Chemie und Physik Halle: Journal für Chemie und Physik. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good. FIRST EDITION of the experimental proof of Ohm's law, "the fundamental law of electric circuits" (Dibner 63). Ohm "made a study of the laws of galvanic currents, and while investigating the relative conductivity of metals finally discovered the relation known as 'Ohm's law,' which underlies all electrical theory and measurement. The experimental proof of this law was first published in a paper in Schweigger's Journal fur Chemie und Physik, vol. xlvi. (1826), under the title of Bestimmung des Gesetzes, nach welchem Metalle die Contactelektricität leiten" (Peck and Colby, The New International Encyclopedia)."The following year Ohm published a book, entitled Die Galvanische Kette, mathematisch bearbeitet (Berlin, 1827). It contained a theoretic deduction of Ohm's law, and became far more widely known than his article of 1826, giving the experimental deduction. In fact, his experimental paper was so little known that the impression long prevailed and still exists that he based his law on theory and never established it empirically. This misapprehension accounts, perhaps, for the unfavourable reception of Ohm's conclusions" (Cajori, A History of Physics).In: Journal für Chemie und Physik. Hrsg. v. J. S. C. Schweigger u. W. Schweigger-Seidel, vol. 46, pp. 137-166. Halle: 1826. The whole volume offered. Octavo, modern cloth. Some dampstaining throughout; occasional browning. Provenance: with library and de-accession stamps on series title from the prestigious Gmelin Institute (after 1996, part of the Max Planck Institute).

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        View Near Fort Montgomery

      Henry I. Megarey New York:: Henry I. Megarey,. 1826.. A large aquatint engraving from the rare and handsome "Hudson River Portfolio".Charming view in the Hudson Highlands from the Garrison area focusing on simple raft in the middle of the river, looking down towards Bear Mountain, with Dunderburg behind and Anthony's Nose on the left. 21 1/2 x 16" plus margins, original coloring. In early Hogarth style frame by Arthur Ackermann Gallery, New York. Mat somewhat discolored leaving a light border around print margin, otherwise in very good condition.

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        W. Hisinger´s Versuch einer mineralogischen Geographie von Schweden. Aus der Handschrift übersetzt von F. Wöhler.

      Leipzig, Johann Ambrousius Barth, 1826. VI + 250 s. Samtida halvskinnband med stänkta snitt. Exlibris (Janne Kempe). Namnteckning. Namnteckning även på titelsidan

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        Travels in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Hanover, Germany, Netherlands &c. Illustrated by engravings.

      Ldn., Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1826. 8vo. Nyere burgunder helskinnsbind med rik forgylling på deklene og ryggen. Helt gullsnitt. xxii, 550, (2), 109, (1) s. Illustrert med 7 akvatinter. 8vo. Recent winered full morocco, richly gilt. A. e. g. xii, 550, (2), 109, (1) pp. With 7 aquatints.. Schiötz 1182 a **. Falsene noe svake ved øvre kapitéler. Upper joints a bit cracking

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        The Complete [Compleat] Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton. [Second Tegg Edition]. WITH THE ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE OF RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN

      Thomas Tegg, 1826. 2 vols. in 1., 16mo., Second Tegg Edition, with an engraved frontispiece [of 2], 2 engraved title-vignettes, and 30 woodcut illustrations (the majority of fish) in the text, endpapers lightly age-stained; strongly bound in nineteenth-century full speckled calf, sides with gilt frame border, very neatly rebacked in calf to style, back with four raised bands, second compartment with red leather label ruled and lettered in gilt, all other compartments ruled in gilt, a very good, bright, crisp copy.WITH THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGRAVED ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE OF RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN ON FRONT PASTE-DOWN.Includes the lives of the authors. A reprint of the 1797 Hawkins edition with neat woodcuts designed by W. Harvey and engraved by Williams and Thompson. Tragically, this copy wants the engraved frontispiece to Part I.SHERIDAN'S ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE IS EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE.Coigney 22; Horne 33, Westwood & Satchell p.226.

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        Descripto Musei Anatomici. Icon Hepatis Foetus Octimestris Quam Impletis Vasculis Arteriosis, Naturali Colore Expressam. Icones Anatomico-Physiologicae Partium Corporis Humani et Animalium. Bound as one volume

      Belgium: Joh. Altheer. Academiea Rheno-Trajectinae. G- : in Good condition minus without dust jacket. Crack to leather at foot of spine. Boards rubbed, especially at edges. Scuffs to leather in places Upper gutter cracked. Some loss from lower edge of spine. Section excised from prelim. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. 1826. [First Edition]. Brown half-leather cover over marbled boards. xviii, 415, 8, vii, 55pp + plates :: With thirteen hand-coloured engraved plates :: 270mm x 230mm (11" x 9") :: Icon Hepatis Foetus Octimestris Quam Impletis Vasculis Arteriosis, Naturali Colore Expressam - 1789 .

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        Greenwich Hospital, A Series Of Naval Sketches, Descriptive of The Life Of A Man-Of-War's Man. By An Old Sailor (Matthew Henry Barker)

      James Robbins London: James Robbins, 1826. First edition. Hardcover. 19th century three quarter black morocco and blue cloth/No Dust Jacket. 200 pages. 4to, 27 1/2 x 22 cm. Twelve hand-colored plates, tissue guards, designed and engraved by Cruikshank -- the plate facing p.61 with partially augmented by an amateur hand. With sixteen woodcuts in the text. ABBEY SCENERY 226. COHN 53. This, the collected edition, an utmost rarity in the original parts is nevertheless, early and excellent Cruikshank. The latter illustrated a host of naval titles authored by Barker. A thematic precursor to Gilbert & Sullivan without music: brave, honest and naive seamen diligently serving the Crown. Plates clean and brightly colored with text also fresh. Spine wear at backstrip extremities, corner and joint rubbing, raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt maritime motifs, author's signature in gilt, bookplate.

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        Valda skrifter.

      Samlade och å nyo utgifna af P. A. Sondén. Sthlm, H. A. Nordström, 1826. 8:o. (8),111,(1) s. Häftad i samtida ngt nött gråpappomslag med handskriven ryggtitel. Oskuren. Enstaka småfläckar. Samtida marginalförstrykningar på s. 19, 21-23, 33, 44-49, 59, 62, 98 och 103 samt förbockningar i marginalen av enskilda dikter. Bra ex. med dedikation från utgivaren till Atterbom.. Utgivaren P. A. Sondén skriver i förordet att "i vår vitterhets häfder, der medelmåttan mer än en gång vunnit ryktbarhet, tillkommer Frese ett utmärkt rum: och, med undantag af Stjernhjelm, finnes knappast, före Gustaf III:s tidehvarf, någon skald, med hvilken han icke kan uthärda en jemförelse." Sondén (1792-1837) är idag förmodligen mest känd som utgivare av andra författares arbeten, t.ex. Bellmansupplagan i sex band 1835-36 samt den reviderade utgåvan av Hammarskölds "Svenska vitterheten" 1833. Han var kusin till Atterbom och ingick liksom denne i Auroraförbundet och kretsen runt "Phosphoros" och "Poetisk kalender". Atterbom inleder sin biografi av Frese i del II av "Svenska siare och skalder" (1842) med orden: "Jag uppslår i detta ögonblick, med tvåfaldig rörelse, en liten 'blå bok', kallad 'Valda skrifter af Jacob Frese, samlade och ånyo utgifna af P. A. Sondén'. Den lilla boken, i alla afseenden väl ombesörjd, förvarar de ömma ljuden af en luta, hvars ägare bortgick från jorden i sin ålders vår, sedan han tillbragt nästan all denna vår på sjuksängen eller i en långsam aftyning. Utgifvaren åter, som, ungefär hundrade år efter Freses död, egnade honom denna välförtjenta minnesgärd, bortrycktes sjelf blott tio år senare - och föga längre framskriden i ålder, - från svenska kyrkan, från svenska vitterheten, från sina talrika vänner." De stycken som klarast avspeglar Freses begåvning menar Atterbom att "Sondén, med säker urskillning, utvalt och sammanställt." Förbockningarna av enskilda dikter i föreliggande exemplar stämmer delvis med det urval av dikter som Atterbom lät infoga i "Svenska siare och skalder". Därutöver återfinns flera i bläck markerade passager, t.ex på s. 98 vid "Du, som träder på min graf, spotskas icke åt mitt stoft; hvad du är, har jag varit; och hvad jag är, skall du ock blifva."

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        Den swenska fiskaren, eller wälment underrättelse om det i Swerige nu för tiden brukliga fiskeri, jemte beskrifning på härstädes bekanta fiskar och fisk-redskap.

      Af S. T. S. Ny och öfwersedd upplaga. Sthlm, Wennlundska boktryckeriet, 1826. 8:o. (4),149,(8,1 blank,3) s. & 1 utvikbar litograferad plansch. Samtida ngt nött hfrbd med rödbrun titeletikett i glättad papp. Ryggskinnet bortnött överst. Lätt lagerfläckig. Stor lagning i titelbladets marginal. Lagning i innermarginalen på ett blad i registret och planschen med en lagad reva. Titelbladet med delvis avlägsnad namnteckning och med W. Oldenburgs namnstpl samt Lars Edstrands exlibris på frampärmens insida.. Lundberg s. 53. Första upplagan trycktes 1778. Varianten med de två sista halvarken omsatta. Planschen skiljer sig från originalet i första upplagan. Förläggaren skriver i företalet till denna utgåva att "boken på längre tid ej warit att tillgå i bokhandeln. Att den i sitt nya skick emottages af publiken med lika wälwilja som den förra upplagan, wågar utgifwaren med så mycket större tillförsigt hoppas, som han på de ställen, der sådant synts nödigt, widtagit åtskilliga ändringar, hwilka han önskade wore lika många förbättringar." Kapitlet om pärlfiskeri är uteslutet ur denna upplaga "såsom öfwerflödigt, då troligen högst få eller inga swenskar numera befatta sig med detta slags fiske."

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        Letter addressed to Mrs. [Elizabeth] Fry signed by William Edward Parry

      London: Sir William Edward PARRY, 1826. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good+. Autograph Letter signed, dated Admiralty, May 18th, 1826, addressed to Mrs. [Elizabeth] Fry, Newgate. 21 lines, 1 p., with conjugate address leaf, approx. 5x7 inches, hinged on the left with linen onto a larger album page, very good condition. Letter of introduction: My dear friend, Permit me to have the pleasure of introducing to you the Miss Waldegraves, sisters of Lord Radstock, very pious amiable people, and very desirous of your personal acquaintance. The tickets which I deputed to Bichenda to ask you for were for these ladies, than whom I can assure you, few individuals will more rightly appreciate the privilege you have thus given them. I am my dear friend, with truest esteem, very sincerely yours, W. Parry.", The Misses Waldegrave referred to by Parry in this letter were the sisters of George Granville Waldegrave, Second Baron Radstock, 1786- 1857, a British Naval Officer and Vice-Admiral in 1851. The recipient of the letter was almost certainly Elizabeth Fry, 1780- 1845, the famous British prison reformer, who had in 1817 formed an association for the improvement of female prisoners in Newgate, and later instituted an order of nursing sisters. The original Elizabeth Fry Society of Canada was founded in 1939 by Member of Parliament Agnes MacPhail Sir William Edward Parry [1790 - 1855] was an English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer, who in 1827 attempted one of the earliest expeditions to the North Pole. He reached 82°45 North latitude, setting the record for human exploration farthest North that stood for nearly five decades before being surpassed at 83°20 26 by Albert Hastings Markham in 1875-1876.

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        Blair&#39;s Outlines of the History of Ancient Greece Embracing its Geography, Mythology, and Antiquities on a New and Interesting Plan for the Use of Schools

      Hartford: S. G. Goodrich, 1826. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Yes. First edition. 12mo. (i)-xii; (9)-212pp. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts as well as a folding, hand-colored map of ancient Greece. Original binding of red leather spine with gilt rules; paper over boards. The leather is crazed, board edges and one corner worn, else very good, with occasional faint foxing and offsetting to the text pages. Neat ownership inscription dated 1826. Extremely scarce in the first edition, perhaps explained by the publisher&#39;s note on the reverse of the title: &#39;A small edition only of this work is printed; after having been submitted to several experienced teachers for their improvement, a new edition will be published to which questions for examination will be added.&#39;

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        View Near Hudson. (No. 15 of the Hudson River Portfolio)

      Henry I. MegareyNew York:: Henry I. Megarey,. 1826.. Otherwise very good condition. A large aquatint engraving from the rare and handsome "Hudson River Portfolio".Charming view looking down a hillside road to the river, with several sail boats. 21 1/2 x 16" plus margins, original coloring. In early Hogarth style frame by Arthur Ackermann Gallery, New York. Mat somewhat discolored leaving a light border around print margin.

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        Handbok i physiska och politiska, äldre och nyare geographien.

      I förening med flere geographiens vänner utgifven af Vilhelm Fredrik Palmblad. 1-5. Uppsala, Palmblad & C., 1826-37. 8:o. XII,+ (10),+ 300,+ (2); (12),+ 301-686,+ (2); grav. titel,+ XV,+ (1 blank),+ 446 s.+ utvikbar tabell,+ utvikbar grav. gränskolorerad karta,+ 3 utvikbara grav. planscher; (4),+ 368; (2),+ 369-786,+ (18); (2),+ 570,+ (20); (3),+ (1 blank),+ 256 s. Enstaka fläckar. Något nötta samtida uniforma hfrbd med guldornerade och blindpressade ryggar, röda stänksnitt. Fem volymer. Exlibris Bruno Vallinheimo. Fin svit av allt som utkom av Palmblads stort upplagda - som komplett svit rätt ovanliga - geografiska sammanställning över världens länder. Asien, som upptar volymerna I-IV, blev komplett. Som fortsättning skulle Europa komma, men endast första delen om Turkiet kom ut. Del I:1-2 handlar om Asien allmänt. Som del II gav han ut sin Palestinaskildring från 1823 i en ny upplaga, med nytt titelblad och ett deltitelblad. Del III:1-2 behandlar Indien (med Ceylon) och del IV "Östra Indiska halfön, Malayiska archipelagen". Så långt sammanställde Palmblad själv materialet. Då intresset från de övriga "geographiens vänner" efterhand avtog, så gjorde Palmblads egen entusiasm likaledes och resterande delar av världen, bortsett från Sverige och Grekland, (d.v.s. övriga Europa, Amerika och Afrika), skulle istället översättas från Malte Bruns "Precis de la Géographie", av vilket, som sagt, endast Turkietdelen kom ut. Framställningarna om Sverige och Grekland såg heller aldrig dagens ljus

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        Karta öfver södra delen af Östersjön

      Stockholm. 1826. 72 x 102,5 cm. including the frame. Folds once. Brown frame. No passe partout. Not examined out of the frame. Some creases. No stains or foxing. Nice condition.. A chart of the southern part of the Baltic Sea including the coast lines of Sweden and Germany and what is now Poland and Lithuania, here named Preussen and Curland, The chart is a part of Klints famous "Sveriges Sjöatlas" (Sea-Atlas of Sweden) first published 1797-1820 (reissues and re-engravings continued to be published after 1820). Despite its name the atlas covers most european waters as well as the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Klints sea charts were famous for their accuracy. In some cases even english charts cited Klint to improve credibility

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        Opere italiane e latine... venezia, alvisopoli, 1826-31.

      Otto volumi di cm. 21, pp. 2.500 ca. complessive. Ritratto dell'autore inciso all'antiporta del primo volume. Legatura editoriale in cart. rigido con decorazioni e titoli a stampa. Bell'esemplare, genuino ed in ottimo stato di ocnservazione. Precede la vita compilata da Antonio Cesari. Edizione completa di tutte le opere del letterato trentino (Rovereto 1754-1795). Vi appare l'intera produzione letteraria affiancata a testi di interesse trentino e, al settimo volume, il celebre ""Liber memorialis de Caleostro quum esset Roboreti"".

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        "Karta öfver Södra Delen Af Sverige och Norrige Eller det fordna så kallade Skandinavien..." Also including the booklet: "Några Underrättelser Hörande Till Kartan öfver Södra Delen af Sverige och Norrige eller Skandinavien, I 8: ta Blad.". The original blank wrappers

      The complete map in eight parts mounted on five canvases, folded. Edges covered by green cloth. Each part c. 57x81cm. Contained in the original box (22x16cm) made of light brown calf, gilt and with title "Skandinavien" on front (the decorative box with light rubbing only). Stockholm 1826 (map) and 1825 (booklet) An important and impressive map in the Norwegian and Scandinavian history of cartography. Forsell had an active military career but also received training in surveying. After 1814 Crown Prince Karl Johan commissioned Forsell to make a map of the kingdoms and in 1826 it was published in Stockholm following the accompanying booklet in 18 pages from 1825. The large map was printed in eight sheets in a scale 1: 500,000 but it happens that some sheets are joined together as here. Included is a general key map. The map contains a wealth of details and was an advanced map of its time. Rarely accompanied with its booklet.. The map is excellent, the booklet with some damp stains and marginal frays. W. B. Ginsberg "Maps and Mapping of Norway 1602 - 1855" Entry 54, says that Norway is covered in sheets IV, VI and VIII

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        Die Frithiofs-Sage.

      Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzt von Amalie von Helvig, geborner Freiin von Imhoff. Stuttgart & Tübingen, in der J. G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1826. 8:o. XVI,224 s. Samtida hfrbd med ståtligt guldornerad rygg inkluderande stråldekor och lyra, grön titeletikett och grönstänkta snitt. Alrotsmarmorerat pärmpapper. Titeletiketten lite naggad. Försättsbladet saknas. Fin inlaga tryckt på blåtonat papper. Med en liten samtida oval stpl med initialerna "W. K." och Elof Hellquists namnteckning.. Det svenska originalet utkom 1825. Detta är den första tyska översättningen. En ny upplaga av denna trycktes 1832. Inleds med en tryckt "Zueignung an Goethe"

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        New Arabian Nights&#39; Entertainment Selected from the Original Oriental Ms. ... And Now first translated into English by The Rev. George Lamb

      London: Henry Colburn, 1826. First edition in English. Hardcover. Very good. Yes. Three volumes. 12mo. xxvii,(1),264;(2),274;(2),249(1),6pp. (Includes 6 page publisher&#39;s catalogue at end of Volume 3). Original drab paper boards, paper spine labels. Spines and labels worn and chipped, else a very good copy; the text pages are untrimmed. The first edition in English of Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall&#39;s edition of the Arabian Nights. He was an Austrian Orientalist who served in the Levant. One of his early commissions in Constantinople was to seek out a manuscript copy of the Nights, but failed. Later, in Egypt, he apparently succeeded. This was the first manuscript discovered which had the ending in which Shahriyar repents of executing Sheherazade. The manuscript and his translation into French have been lost, but a German version survives and is the basis for this translation into English.

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        NOTA ESTADISTICA REMITIDA POR EL GOBIERNO SUPREMO DEL ESTADO DE COAHUILA Y TEJAS A LA CAMARA DE SENADORES DEL SOBERANO CONGRESO GENERAL, CON ARREGLO AL ARTICULO 161 NUMERO 8.° DE LA CONSTITUCION FEDERAL DE LOS ESTADOS- UNIDOS MEXICANOS EL AÑO DE 1826

      Mexico: En la imprenta del Aguila, 1826.. 9pp. Stitched as issued. Crisp and clean. Near fine. A fine copy of this "invaluable summary of the state of affairs in Coahuila and Texas at the time" (Streeter). The author, governor of Coahuila and Texas, gives details of frontier mail service, health, education, industry, and colonization. He reports a severe epidemic of measles and intermittent fever, as well as a lack of small pox vaccine. Indian hostilities are incessant, and he has entered six colonization contracts to settle in Texas 3,100 families from the U.S., with contracts pending for 400 English families. Rare. STREETER TEXAS 709. HOWES N211, "b."

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        The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757. Three volume set

      London: John Miller. G : in good condition without dust jackets. Boards rubbed. Leather scuffed along spines and corners with some wear. Inner hinges starting. Ink inscription to feps. Some foxing to end pages of volume II. 1826. First UK Edition. Half-leather cover on marbled boards. 237pp; 276pp; 295pp :: 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5") :: A lovely first English edition of Cooper&#39;s classic work in original binding .

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        The Book Of Nature (3 volume set)

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green. VG+/NONE. 1826. 1st Edition. Hardcover; 1st Printing. 40, 41, 46, 47, 48, 49, 60. 1st edition/1st printing. Lovely 3 volume 1st printing/1st edition set of an important work of its time by a physician and surgeon who had previously published &#39;A History Of Medicine&#39; in 1795, which helped to effect a much needed reform in the profession of the apothecary, and who also wrote profusely about geology, zoology, matter, the human mind and body, botany, and religion. This 3-volume set of books is half-bound in dark green leather with gilt printing and decoration on the spines, with 4 raised bands on each spine, and a gilt strip separating the leather at the spine and corners from the marbled paper-covered boards portion of the bindings. The pastedowns, end pages and page edges are the same marbled design as the binding boards. Vol. I has 443 pages, Vol. II has 441 pages, and Vol. III has 425 pages. The volumes are straight, clean, very tight, and have no previous owners&#39; writing in them. There is an occasional very small, very faint foxing spot to pages (at beginnings and ends of text blocks), there is some edgewear to the binding boards, and there is an occasional small shelving scuff to the leather and to the marbled paper-covered boards, with some small areas of color loss. The leather and boards are in excellent condition, however, and the hinges are very sound and the text paper supple. Quite a beautiful set, and scarce in this condition. ; Vol. 3; 8-3/4" x 5-1/2" .

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        The LIFE Of SAMUEL JOHNSON, LLD. From the Oxford English Classic Series

      Oxford:: Published by William Pickering, London; and Talboys & Wheeler, Oxford.. 1826.. 8vo. 1st edition thus (Kelly 1826.2; Keynes, p. 54; NCBEL II, 1214). 4 volumes.. Period-style modern tan half-calf bindings with deep maroon & dark green spine labels; marbled boards; & speckled edges. Modern eps.. Fine. A very handsome set showing just a spot or two of occasional. foxing & bpt of prior owner.. One of the Pickering imprints that Keynes notes as having "special merit". . Engraved portrait of Boswell (V1) & two facsimile letters.

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        Travels and Adventures in the Persian Provinces

      on the Southern Banks of the Caspian Sea, with an Appendix, containing Short Notices on the Geology and Commerce of Persia, First Edition, viii, 334pp quarto, old circular armorial uninked embossed library paper-stamp on title occasionally repeated in text, blue library cloth, a very good copy, London, Longman, 1826. Ghani 44. "As in all other narratives of Fraser, the present book is informative and especially useful on the economy of the country and the Caspian region in general". Photograph available on request.

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        Recherches Expérimentales, Physiologiques Et Chimiques, Sur La Digestion, Considérée Dans Les Quatre Classes D&#39;Animaux Vertébrés [ 2 volumes complete ]

      Chez J B Baillière, Libraire Éditeur, rue de L&#39;École de Mèdecine N°147, Paris - Même Maison, 3 Bedford Street, Bedford Square, London , 1826 . 1st French edition. . Original cloth spined boards, VG. 2 volumes, G+. tp+v-xxiv+417pp, tp+326+1pp, tables, index to each volume, boards & spine rather grubby, original leather lettering pieces in good order, corners & edges worn & bumped, occasional pencil annotation to the margins, paper with scattered light foxing, Ex Library with a pair of ink stamps to the titles & no other library evidence, a fair set of a scarce work. One of the milestones in the study of the digestive processes of man & mammals. The anatomist Freidrich Tiedemann [ 1781 - 1861 ] & chemist Leopold Gmelin [ 1788 - 1853 ] joined forces at Heidelberg University to study the process of digestion with each contributing much, in their respective fields, to further the understanding of the digestion of food to the limits of science in the early 19th century. They made several important discoveries & proved much - such as the fact digestion is not solely conducted in the stomach, discovered glucose in the blood converted from starch & other foodstuffs by proteins, discovered taurine, etc etc. Garrison Morton 988 .

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        Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Afrika. Erste (einzige) Abtheilung: Zoologie. 5 Tle. in 20 Heften (ungebunden). Frankfurt, Brönner, 1826-28. 3 Bll., VI, 78 S.; 1 Bl., 55 S.; 1 Bl., 24 S.; 1 Bl., 141 S., 1 Bl.; 47 S., 1 Bl. Mit 117 (von 119; 111 altkolor., 1 doppelblattgr.) lithogr. Tafeln. Fol. Lose Lagen in OBrosch.-Umschlägen.

      Nissen ZBI 3502 u. IVB 799; Anker 433; Embacher 254 f.; Ibrahim-H. II, 201.- Erste Ausgabe des prachtvollen Illustrationswerkes, das die zoologischen Ergebnisse von Rüppells Expedition nach Ägyten, Nubien und (als erster Europäer) nach Kordofan enthält (1822-28). Mitarbeiter des Werkes waren neben Rüppell C.v. Heyden, F.S. Leuckhart u. Ph.J. Cretzschmar, der noch während der Abwesenheit und ohne Einverständnis von Rüppell mit der Herausgabe erster Lieferungen des Werkes 1822 begonnen hatte.- Enthält Säugetiere (28 (von 30) Taf.), Vögel (36 Taf.), Reptilien (6 Taf.), Fische des Roten Meeres (35 Taf.), wirbellose Tiere des Roten Meeres (12 Taf.).- Unser Exemplar ungebunden, unbeschnitten und offenbar unbenutzt.- Beiliegt 'Nachricht an den Buchbinder...', 1 weitere 'Nachricht' u. 1 lithogr. Porträt von Rüppell.- Text vereinzelt gering fleckig, die Seiten 23-38 der wirbellosen Tiere u. Tafel 4 der Säugetiere mit kleinem Feuchtrand im weißen Außensteg.- Die Tafeln 5 und 6 der Säugetiere fehlen, Widmungsblatt, Blatt V/VI u. Seite 13/14 der Säugetiere doppelt vorhanden.- Tafeln vereinzelt etwas fleckig im weißen Rand, weiße Ränder teils angestaubt bzw. mit Randläsionen, Darstellungen meist frisch und sauber.- Die Original-Broschur-Umschläge mit radiertem Stempel.

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        A unique collection of 226 wood-engravings by Thomas Bewick (proof impressions), chosen by himself and presented to his friend James Ramsay

      Very Good. 1826. Morocco. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Very Good. Original full maroon blind-stamped morocco by George Rowley of London, elaborately embossed, each board with a central oval panel of St. George slaying the dragon. Gilt roll tooled frame to boards and gilt inner and outer dentils. Yellow damascene silk endpapers. All edges gilt. The signed binding, with the exception of the fine St. George panels is as described by Eleanor Jamieson in English Embossed Bindings 1825-1850 (catalogue number 34). Edges a little worn. Small gap between two of the quires. FULL DESCRIPTION ETC, PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE. The album, specially bound on Thomas Bewick&#146;s instruction for presentation to James Ramsay, contains a mounted line engraving portrait frontispiece of Bewick by Burnett after Ramsay and 226 fine wood engravings from Bewick&#146;s own collection mounted on 61 leaves. Amongst the proofs are a number of, as yet, unidentified pieces as well as an anomalous 3rd state impression of Bewick&#146;s infamous vignette &#147;The Pig-Sty Netty&#148;. Loosely inserted are a second version of the vignette &#147;A Hen Protecting Her Chicks&#148; (number 13 in this album) and one of the engravings executed by Bewick for Henry Utrick Reay&#146;s publication the &#147;Sportsman&#146;s Friend&#148;, Newcastle 1801. (Each engraving is described below) .

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        Sämmtliche Werke. (Herausgeber Richard Otto Spazier)

      Berlin, Reimer 1826 -1828. 19 cm. 60 Bände in 12 Lieferungsbänden. Mit 1 gestochenen Porträt (auf dem Vorsatz von Band 1) von A. Brückner nach Karl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein. 12 rote Festeinband, Halbledereinband-Bände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Name des Sammler-Name "P. Möller" in Goldprägung, marmoriertes Überzugspapier, dreiseitiger Farbschnitt in Blau - Goed. V, 466, 38 - Berend 169a - Erste Gesamtausgabe, für die Jean Paul selbst noch einige Vorarbeiten geleistet hat. Nach seinem Tod übernahm sein Neffe Richard Otto Spazier die Leitung, danach sein Schwiegersohn Ernst Förster. Die Ausgabe erschien in Lieferungen zu je fünf Bänden. 10 Jahre nach Abschluß der Ausgabe erschienen 5 Supplementbände unter dem Titel "Jean Paul&#39;s literarischer Nachlaß". Sehr schöne und gut erhaltene Reihe, nur ganz vereinzelt Stockflecken. In den Innendeckeln Besitzerschildchen P. Möller (= Per Möller), Laholm und Skottorp. Dabei: Döring, Heinrich: Jean Paul Friedrich Richter&#39;s Leben und Charakteristik. Nach seinen Briefen und andern Mittheilungen dargestellt. Nebentitel: Jean Paul&#39;s Leben. Seitenstück zur Gallerie Weimarischer Schriftsteller. 2 Bände. Leipzig, Klein 1830 - 1832. 13 cm. 8, 341, (3); (4), 306 (irrig 206) Seiten und 2 Blatt Verlagsverzeichnis. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. - Berend 651. Erweiterte Ausgabe, die auch als Supplement zu der Ausgabe der Sämmtlichen Werke bei Klein erschien (Berend). Stellenweise gebräunt. Das Porträt von A. Brückner ist der Gesamtausgabe (Band 1) beigegeben. Exemplar aus Skottorps Boksamling mit gestochenem Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz und Besitzeintrag von Per Möller auf dem Vortitel Rückseite -

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        Oeuvres choisies

      Paris ; Bruxelles.: Roux-Dufort ; Auguste Wahlen, 1826. relié. 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12,5x20,5cm). Réunion par le propriétaire de deux ouvrages dans l&#39;objectif de les compléter, le propriétaire a ainsi adjoint au volume des Oeuvres choisies parues à Paris, un tome (le second) des oeuvres complètes paru à Bruxelles. Un frontispice et une vignette de titre pour les Oeuvres choisies. Livres reliés aux armes du Comte de Lucan (Irlande, comté de Dublin), Georges Charles Bingham, Maréchal de Champ, avec la devise : Spes mea Christus. La présence des fleurs de Lys s&#39;explique sans doute par le fait que le premier Comte de Lucan était le fils de Jacques Fitz-James, naturalisé français. Plein Veau rose d&#39;époque (reliure anglaise) signé Hering. Dos lisse orné de feuillages à la grotesque et d&#39;un aigle couronné (symbole des armes du Comte). Plats frappés aux armes et filet pointillé d&#39;encadrement. Dentelle intérieure et sur les coupes. Un accident au mors supérieur du tome II. Tranches marbrées. Dos très faiblement décoloré. Un manque à la pièce de titre du tome II. Mors frottés. Très bel exemplaire, malgré de menus défauts. Bien que le poète Parny, pré-Romantique dans son écriture, soit aujourd&#39;hui tombé en désuétude, Il fut non seulement populaire mais reçut l&#39;estime inégalée de ses pairs ; ainsi Chateaubriand écrira : Je savais par c&#156;ur les élégies du chevalier de Parny, et je les sais encore, et Pouchkine, évoquant la poésie érotique dira que Parny était son maître. - Roux-Dufort ; Auguste Wahlen, Paris ; Bruxelles. _1826, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12,5x20,5cm), relié. - relié

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