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        RESOR I EUROPA OCH ÖSTERLÄNDERNA 1-3 + BIHANG.

      Tryckt i Stockholm: Sam. Rumstedt, 1826-28. Graverat titelblad, (2) sidor Förord, (20) sidor Prenumerantförteckning, 375, (1) s + graverad utvikbar "Charta öfver Syrien"; Graverat titelblad, 558, (2) s + Bihang (2), 70 s + graverad utvikbar "Plan af Jerusalem" (med 2 revor) + graverad utvikbar "Karta öfver Bosporen"; Graverat titelblad, 140, (2) s + Bihang 112 s + 6 utvikbara "Inskrifter". 3 delar inbundna i ett enklare äldre halvklotband med några mindre och lätta skador. Inlagorna i förvånansvärt gott skick. Med 2 äldre gåvotillskrifter på det fria försättsbladet, en odaterad äldre och en modernare daterad 1958, båda med anknytning till familjen Beck-Friis

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. 1826 - Volume 2 : Tome Trente-Deuxième [ Tome 32 - tome XXXII ] : Note concernant les phénomènes magnétiques auxquels le mouvement donne naissance (Arago) - Mémoire sur la théorie du Magnétisme en mouvement (Poisson) - Du Pouvoir conducteur de l'Electricité dans les métaux, et de l'intensité de la force électro-dynamique en un point quelconque d'un fil métallique qui joint les deux extrémités d'une pile (Becquerel) ; Mémoire sur la Voix des Oiseaux (Savart) ; De l'emploi des corps gras comme hydrofuge dans la peinture sur pierre et sur plâtre, dans l'assainissement des lieux bas et humides (D'Arcet et Thénard) ; Quatrième mémoire sur les Canaux de navigation, considérés sous le rapport de la chute et de la distribution de leurs écluses (Girard) ; Analyse des cendres de l'Etna (Vauquelin) ; Sur le gisement du Platine (Humboldt) ; Analyse de monnaies d'argent romaines trouvées à Famars (Feneulle) ; Sur une substance particulière contenue dans l'eau de la mer (Balard) ; etc...

      Crochard 1826 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1826, 448 pp. avec 4 planches dont 3 dépliantes et 1 tableau dépliant. Contient notamment : Note concernant les phénomènes magnétiques auxquels le mouvement donne naissance (Arago) - Mémoire sur la théorie du Magnétisme en mouvement (Poisson) - Du Pouvoir conducteur de l'Electricité dans les métaux, et de l'intensité de la force électro-dynamique en un point quelconque d'un fil métallique qui joint les deux extrémités d'une pile (Becquerel) ; Mémoire sur la Voix des Oiseaux (Savart) ; De l'emploi des corps gras comme hydrofuge dans la peinture sur pierre et sur plâtre, dans l'assainissement des lieux bas et humides (D'Arcet et Thénard) ; Quatrième mémoire sur les Canaux de navigation, considérés sous le rapport de la chute et de la distribution de leurs écluses (Girard) ; Analyse des cendres de l'Etna (Vauquelin) ; Sur le gisement du Platine (Humboldt) ; Analyse de monnaies d'argent romaines trouvées à Famars (Feneulle) ; Sur une substance particulière contenue dans l'eau de la mer (Balard) Rare exemplaire du tome 32 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique" contenant notamment l'important article de Balard évoquant sa découverte d'un nouvel élément, la Bromine (le Brôme, pp.337-384, cf DSB, I, 417). Etat très satisfaisant (cartonnage lég. frotté, petit mouill. en queue sur une planche, une petite tache d'encre sur 3 ff. en marge, bon état intérieur) Français

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        Tableau comparatif des principales montagnes, des principaux fleuves et cataractes de la Terre. D'après les observations des plus Savants Voyageurs.

      Bulla 1826 Estampe polychrome au format 80 x 56 cm, Chez Bulla Editeur, Marchand d'Estampes, et chez Picquet, Paris, s.d. (circa 1826), la lettre et la géographie gravées par Lallemand, l'aquatinte gravée par Roemhild Belle estampe aquarellée (une très petite mouill. en queue, estampe pliée en 4, détachée d'un ouvrage avec renfort au verso en pliure centrale). Français

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        Viaggi d'Antenore nella Grecia e nell'Asia.

      VENEZIA : DAI TIPI DI GIUSEPPE ANTONELLI LIBRAJO-CALCOGRAFO, 1826-1827 1826 Venezia : dai tipi di Giuseppe Antonelli librajo-calcografo, 1826-1827 In-12 7 v. (1) c. (ritratto di Antenore) 285 (3); (1) c.(di tav. vignetta incisa con descrizione) 271; (1) c. (antiporta) 264; (1) c. (antiporta) 280; (1) c. (antiporta) 278; (1) c. (antiporta)288; (1) c. (antiporta) 279 (1). Le incisioni ad ogni singolo volume sono in antiporta. Mezzapelle, tassello in pelle rossa caratteri e fregi in oro; piatti in carta marmorizzata marrone. Cuffie segnate dai fori di tarlo, al terzo, al sesto e al settimo volume. Tutti i volumi sono in ottime condizioni. Il nome dell'autore si ricava da: Querard "La France litteraire". Ispirato al racconto "Il viaggio del giovane Anacarsi in Grecia dell"Abate Barthelemy". Traduzione italiana di Spiridione Blandi. Le tavole in antiporta rappresentano rispettivamente: ritratto di Antenore "Il Viaggiatore" C. Rizzardini dis. G. Dala inc., "i determinai a portarla sulle mie spalle e con questo carco giunsi a Mileto, spossato dalla fatica" C. Rizzardini inv. A. Viviani inc., "Deifile si getta gemebonda ai piedi dell'infelice Nicia" C. Rizzardini inv. e dis. Gius. Dala inc., "Aristide. Suo soggiorno in una caverna" C. Rizzardini inv. e dis. G. Dala inc., "Lastenia accoglie nella sua casa di campagna il filosofo Anassagora" C. Rizzardini inv. e dis. G. Dala inc., "Naide ricupera la ragione e riconoscie Trasibulo" C. Rizzardini inv. e dis. G. Dala inc., "Strage della peste di Atene" C. Rizzardini inv. e dis. G. Dala inc.. Edizione rara da trovarsi completa di tutti i volumi e di tutte le tavole in antiporta. Viviani, Antonio . Rizzardini, Cecilio . Dala, Giuseppe .

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        The Botanic Garden; consisting of highly finished representations of hardy ornamental flowering plants, cultivated in Great Britain with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations.

      Vol. I-VIII (all published !). London, Simpkin & Marshall, 1826-1836. 8 volumes. Royal-8vo (225 x 175mm). With 768 handcoloured engraved plates. Later green half morocco, spines with gilt flower ornaments in 6 compartments. The 'SPECIAL CROWN ISSUE' of this well-known and beloved flower-book. Only a few copies have been produced of this 'de luxe' edition. It is of utmost rarity and is not mentioned in any of the standard bibliographies. The illustrations are the same as in the corresponding volumes of the ordinary edition, but instead of being grouped in fours, only one is illustrated to a plate. Each one is handcoloured with much greater care than in the ordinary issue. All plates are surrounded by uniform and finely engraved borders, which are surmounted by a crown. The first volume has an inserted leaf with the following text: "To her most gracious Majesty the Queen. In grateful acknowledgement of her Condescension and Patronage, this volume is most respectfully dedicated. By her Majesty's most obliged and devoted servant Benjamin Maund". A fine copy.

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        SPECIMENS OF ANCIENT COINS of Magna Graecia and Sicily. Selected from the Cabinet of the Right Hon. the Lord Nortwick: drawn by Del Frate, a distinguished pupil of Antonio Canova, and engraved by Henry Moses. The text by... of British Museum...

      Prowed 1826 in folio, pp. (6), V, 63, leg. carta leggera bianca di attesa. Con 20 finissime tavv. inc. in rame raff. le monete in oro e argento qui studiate. Belliss. ritr. in antip. di Marduke Trattle. [379]

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        Raccolta degli ordini religiosi che esistono nella città di Roma disegnati ed incisi all'acquaforte da Giuseppe Capparoni.

      Roma, presso Giacomo Antonelli al Corso alle convertite n. 179 B, 1826, in-4 piccolo, leg. della fine dell'Ottocento in piena pergamena (erosione di circa 2 cm al dorso), frontespizio inciso + 54 tavv. calcografiche, tutto accuratamente acquerellato a mano d'epoca. Le tavole sono in perfetto stato di conservazione. Si tratta di un'album cui poteva venire unito un testo bilingue in italiano e francese (che qui non è presente), ma che era venduto spesso separatamente.

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. 1826 - Volume 1 : Tome Trente-Unième [ Tome 31 - Tome XXXI ] : Des changements dans le système de Mineralogie chimique, qui doivent nécessairement résulter de la propriété que possèdent les corps isomorphes, de se remplacer mutuellement en proportions indéfinies (Berzélius) ; Sur les Minéraux cristallisés qui se trouvent dans les aerolithes (Gustave Rose) ; Mémoire sur les Combinaisons du Phosphore, et particulièrement sur celles de ce corps avec l'hydrogène (Dumas) ; Seconde Lettre sur les Cavernes à ossemens de Lunel-Vieil, de Saint-Antoine et de Saint-Julien, près de Montpellier (Hérault), adressés à M. Gay-Lussac par M. Marcel de Serres ; Nouveau Catalogue des cgutes de pierres ou de fer; de poussières ou de substances molles, sèches ou humides, suivant l'ordre chronologique (E. F. F. Chladni) ; Note sur la Communication des mouvements vibratoires (Félix Savart) ; Recherches sur les Effets électriques de contact produits dans les changemens de température (Becquerel) ; Sur le Pouvoir magnétisant des rayons solaires les plus réfrangibles (M. Somerville) ; Note sur quelques Composés nouveaux, extraite d'une Lettre de M. Dumas à M. Arago ; etc...

      Crochard 1826 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1826, 448 pp. avec 3 planches dépliantes hors texte. Contient notamment : Des changements dans le système de Mineralogie chimique, qui doivent nécessairement résulter de la propriété que possèdent les corps isomorphes, de se remplacer mutuellement en proportions indéfinies (Berzélius) ; Sur les Minéraux cristallisés qui se trouvent dans les aerolithes (Gustave Rose) ; Mémoire sur les Combinaisons du Phosphore, et particulièrement sur celles de ce corps avec l'hydrogène (Dumas) ; Seconde Lettre sur les Cavernes à ossemens de Lunel-Vieil, de Saint-Antoine et de Saint-Julien, près de Montpellier (Hérault), adressés à M. Gay-Lussac par M. Marcel de Serres ; Nouveau Catalogue des cgutes de pierres ou de fer; de poussières ou de substances molles, sèches ou humides, suivant l'ordre chronologique (E. F. F. Chladni) ; Note sur la Communication des mouvements vibratoires (Félix Savart) ; Recherches sur les Effets électriques de contact produits dans les changemens de température (Becquerel) ; Sur le Pouvoir magnétisant des rayons solaires les plus réfrangibles (M. Somerville) ; Note sur quelques Composés nouveaux, extraite d'une Lettre de M. Dumas à M. Arago ; etc... Rare exemplaire du tome 31 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique" contenant notamment l'important article de Berzelius proposant une classification des éléments (pp. 5-36). Etat satisfaisant (cartonnage frotté avec accroc avec manque au dos en tête, bon état intérieur) Français

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. 1826 - Volume 3 : Tome Trente-Troisième [ Tome 33 - Tome XXXIII ] : Sur les relations qui existent entre les actions électriques et les actions chimiques (Davy) - Sur l'aimantation de l'acier par la lumière blanche directe du soleil (Baumgartner) ; Sur la Préparation du Nickel (Berthier) ; Déviation de l'Aiguille aimantée par le courant d'une machine électrique ordinaire, et par l'électricité des nuages (Colladon) ; De la Température des différentes parties de la zone torride au niveau des mers (Humboldt) ; Expériences électro-métriques du Dr. Stefano Marianini, proefesseur de physique et de mathématiques appliquées au Lycée de Venise ; Sur le Brôme (Liebig) ; Sur les pouvoirs réfringens de deux nouveaux fluides contenus dans les cavités de certains minéraux (Brewster) ; Mémoire sur quelques points de la théorie atomistique (Dumas) ; etc...

      Crochard 1826 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1826, 448 pp. Contient notamment : Sur les relations qui existent entre les actions électriques et les actions chimiques (Davy) - Sur l'aimantation de l'acier par la lumière blanche directe du soleil (Baumgartner) ; Sur la Préparation du Nickel (Berthier) ; Déviation de l'Aiguille aimantée par le courant d'une machine électrique ordinaire, et par l'électricité des nuages (Colladon) ; De la Température des différentes parties de la zone torride au niveau des mers (Humboldt) ; Expériences électro-métriques du Dr. Stefano Marianini, proefesseur de physique et de mathématiques appliquées au Lycée de Venise ; Sur le Brôme (Liebig) ; Sur les pouvoirs réfringens de deux nouveaux fluides contenus dans les cavités de certains minéraux (Brewster) ; Mémoire sur quelques points de la théorie atomistique (Dumas) ; etc... Rare exemplaire du tome 33 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique". Bon état (cartonnage lég. frotté) Français

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        THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; a narrative of 1757. By the author of The Spy, The Pilot, The Pioneers, etc. In three volumes.

      Three volumes. Bound in contemporary blue paper-covered boards; gilt banding and titling to spines. Octavos. First Paris edition in English. Half-titles present in all volumes. Uncut. Some very light scattered foxing at front and rear of all volumes; the occasional corner crease; two small rubs to the spine of volume I; else an excellent set. More difficult to find than the London printing of the same year.

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        The Anatomy of the Foetal Brain; With a Comparative Exposition of its Structure in Animals

      London John Carfrae & Son/ Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green 1826. G-: in Good condition minus without dust jacket. External spine mostly missing. Boards still firmly attached. Contents good. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, with minimal markings First Edition Blue paper-covered boards ads + xv, 324pp :: 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5") :: To which are added some late observations on the influence of the sanguineous system over the developement of the nervous system in general

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        VERSI.

      Stamperia delle Muse 1826 In-16 (mm. 176x110), mz. pelle coeva, decoraz. e tit. oro su due tasselli al dorso (restaurato), pp. 87. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Cat. Fondo Leopardiano (Comune di Milano, 1958), 83: ?Insieme con altri versi già editi sono qui per la prima volta pubblicate due "Elegie" ispirate dall?amore per la cugina, la contessa Geltrude Cassi-Lazzari (l?"Elegia I" ebbe poi sempre il titolo di "Il primo amore"), cinque sonetti ("Sonetti in persona di Ser Pecora fiorentino beccaio" o sonetti alla mattaccina) e l?"Epistola al Conte Carlo Pepoli".? Con le edizioni di Bologna del ?24, di Firenze del ?31 e di Napoli del ?35, forma il complesso delle edizioni originali che contengono le poesie del Leopardi. - Mazzatinti,661: ?Questa edizione fu certamente fatta a spese del Brighenti, col quale il Leopardi, apppunto nel 1826, stava sempre insieme a Bologna?. Esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Resor i Europa och Österländerna.

      1-3. Stockholm, Sam. Rumstedt, 1826-28. 8:o. Grav. titelblad,+ (22),+ 375,+ (1) s.+ grav. utvikbar karta; grav. titelblad,+ 558,+ (3),+ (blank),+ 70 s.+ 2 grav. utvikbara planscher; grav. titelblad,+ 140,+ (2),+ 112 s.+ (1),+ 5 tryckta utvikbara bilagor med inskriptioner. Lagerfläckiga och med enstaka småfläckar. Samtida hfrbd, guld- och blindpräglade ryggar med alrotsmarmorerade pärmpapper och gula snitt. Tre volymer. Ur Gustaf Berendtssons bibliotek, med hans exlibris. Tre volymer. Fint exemplar. Första upplagan. Viktig svensk resa av legationspredikanten vid svenska beskickningen i Konstantinopel Jacob Berggren genom Egypten, Syrien och Palestina åren 1820-22. Den utkom i en tysk översättning 1828-34. Kartan i del ett är av C. P. Hällström. Bihanget i del två innehåller "Växtförteckning" och är gjord i samarbete med botanikern Göran Wahlenberg, bihanget i del tre innehåller "Marchrutor för Syrien och Palestina" (på franska), "Förteckning på städer och byar samt märkvärdiga ålderdoms-lemningar i Syrien och Palestina" samt brev av Carl Vidua m. fl. till Berggren. Tredje delen innehåller desutom en genomgång av alla svenskar som besökt Heliga landet

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        American Mechanics' Magazine, containing useful original matter on subjects connected with manufactures, the arts and sciences, as well as selections from the most approved Domestic and Foreign Journals. Conducted by Associated Mechanics. Vol II. [Volume Two]

      Published by H.C. Williams New York: Published by H.C. Williams. 1826. First. Octavo. Bound in sturdy black library buckram, with call letters on the spine, but no other obvious library markings. 299,(3)pp. Wood-engraved plates. Slight foxing in the text, old, neat, and pretty much unneccesary professional repairs to a few page edges, a very good copy. Issues from August 6, 1825 through February 11, 1826 bound together with index. After the index is a three page advertising prospectus for the next volume of the series to be renamed Franklin's Journal, and American Mechanics' Magazine. Important magazine recording advances in American and British science and engineering, including bridges, tunnels, canals, and of particular interest, a steam coach or early automobile to be used both on and off of tracks. .

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        A Treatise of Mechanics, Theoretical, Practical, and Descriptive. Plates

      Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker and others London: Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, (and others). 1826. Fourth edition, corrected and Improved. Issued in three volumes: two of text and one of plates this is the PLATE VOLUME ONLY. Full contemporary red crushed calf, ruled and titled in gilt. 63 plates, mostly folding. Darkening to the boards, considerable rubbing to the joints, foxing, mostly to the margins of the plates, still a sound, good copy. Mathematician Joseph Ray's copy, with his ownership signature: "Joseph Ray, M.D. Woodward High School, Cincinnati, (date indecipherable). 2 volumes & plates, $15.25." Ray was a professor of mathematics and wrote several books on the subject, beginning in 1834 with An Introduction to Ray's Eclectic Arithmetic, the first of a series of six textbooks which became the most popular and widely used American mathematics textbooks of the Nineteenth Century. They also formed the basis for Ray's Mathematical Series of textbooks. As late as 1913, annual sales exceeded a quarter of a million copies a year, and total sales of the arithmetic books alone are estimated at 120 million copies. The success of Ray's Arithmetic series prompted his publisher to seek an author for a set of readers. They chose William Holmes McGuffey, who joined Ray on the faculty of Woodward College, and where he wrote the McGuffey Readers which surpassed even Ray's Arithmetics to become the most popular textbooks ever written. .

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        De la paralysie consideree chez les alienes

      Bailliere Paris: Bailliere, 1826. 1st edition. Calmeil, Louis Florentin (1798-1895). De la paralysie consideree chez les alienes, recherches faites dans le service de feu M. Royer-Collard et de M. Esquirol. 8vo. [4] ii, 446pp. Paris and London: J.-B. Bailliere, 1826. 198 x 122 mm. Modern quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Light browning, but very good. One signature misbound. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 4797. Calmeil was a pupil of the French psychiatrist Esquirol. His treatise contains the classic description of general paralysis of the insane, along with an attempt to correlate the pathology of the disease with its clinical manifestations. However, Calmeil did not recognize that general paralysis was a separate disease entity (syphilis) and not simply a complication of mental illness. Norman 389. Zilboorg & Henry, p. 529. 305

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        Observations sur acupuncture

      Danicourt Huet Orleans: Danicourt-Huet, 1826. 1st edition. Offprint from Annales de la Société Royale des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts d"Orléans, tome VIII. 8vo. 29pp. 2 charts in the text. 201 x 125mm. Modern wrappers. Slight foxing. Very good copy. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. Records eight cases comprising fifty-three punctures. Rare. Dr. Thion, whose first name is not given, published just at the point when acupuncture was enjoying a revival in Europe; in France the important works by Berlioz, Sarlandiere, Cloquet and Dantu had just or were about to appear. Thion recommends in his concluding remarks that the acutract system of the Chinese, as seen on the "tsoe bosi" figures brought from China, be at least provisionally adopted. This is a particularly interesting point, as Lu & Needham report "yet in spite of the 'tsoe bosi' figures and all the other information which had come through, albeit imperfectly, no attention whatever was paid to the acu-tract system of China, nor to the loose connection between needling and pulse-diagnosis" (p. 295). Not in Lu Gwei-Djen and Joseph Needham, Celestial Lancets. A History and Rationale of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (1980). Querard IX, 437. When we checked OCLC cited only one copy.

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        Traditions and Recollections: Domestic, Clerical, and Literary; In Which are Included Letters of Charles II, Cromwell...

      London, John Nichols and Sons, 1826. 8vo. Two vols.: viii, 360; iii, 361-820 p., 6 plates (4 fold.), incl. port. front., 22.5 cm. Polwhele, best remembered now, especially by feminists, for a poem against female authors, was part of the antiquarian movement. He gathered together traditions and documents relating to Cornwall, and to a lesser degree, Devon. In some ways he shares the Romantic interest in the rural and wild places of England. OB 456. Slight foxing. Bound in full leather by Dragonfly Bindery, George and Pat Sargent.

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        Narrative of the Surrender of Buonaparte and of his Residennce on Board H.M.S. Bellerophon; with a detail of the principal events that occurred in that ship, between the 24th of may and the 8th of august, 1815.

      First Edition. With beautiful fold-out frontispiece map. Bound in full mottled calf with gilt rules on the front and back covers. Spine stamped in gilt with five raised bands and red and black leather labels stamped in gilt. Four pages of ads from the publisher bound in the rear. Also bound in are at the end are eight pages (numbered pp. 209 - 224) of Warden's Conversation with Buonaparte. Book condition: Fine condition

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        TREATISE ON DISLOCATIONS, AND ON FRACTURES OF THE JOINTS

      1826. Very Good. COOPER, Astley. A TREATISE ON DISLOCATIONS, AND ON FRACTURES OF THE JOINTS. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1826. Fifth Edition. 4vo. 518pp. 34 plates, all called for. Contemporary 3/4 calf and marble board, spine gone, boards detached needs rebinding. Ownership stamp to title page, and verso of some plates. Plates are clean and free from foxing, though show some slight offset to descriptive facing pages. Interiors are clean and bright. A very good copy of one of the most famous works on dislocations and fractures ever published. (Garrison-Morton 4412- 1 for first edition)

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        On a peculiar defect in the eye... With: On the figure of the earth. 2 offprints

      Nichol London: Nichol, 1825-1826. Airy, George Biddell (1801-92). On a peculiar defect in the eye, and a mode of correcting it. Offprint from Trans. Cambridge Phil. Soc. [2], 5, [1]pp. London: J. Smith, 1825. Bound with: On the figure of the earth. Offprint from Philosophical Transactions [2], 31, [1]pp. London: W. Nicol, 1826. Together 2 items, 4to. Modern gray boards. Faint scattered foxing, otherwise fine. Bookplate of Jerry Donin. First Separate Editions of both papers. Airy, Britain's Astronomer Royal from 1835 to 1881, was the first to devise a sphereocylindrical lens for correcting astigmatism, a condition from which he himself suffered in his left eye. Airy's method is still used today. "Astigmatism was not known until [Thomas] Young discovered it in his own eyes in 1801 and correction for it was not available until 1827 [sic] when Airy designed the first lens for correction of astigmatism" (Gorin, Hist. Ophthalmology, p. 41). DSB. Hirschberg 11-1a, pp. 198-201.

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        East View of the Town of Sheffield in the County of York Drawn by William Ibbitt and engraved by Henry White 1826

      Sheffield: Henry White, 12 Market Street. 1826.. Original proof copy, Copper Engraving by Henry White after the painting by William Ibbitt almost 30 years before the artists better known South East View. Exhibit 21 in the 1929 Mappin Exhibition Catalogue. Scarce

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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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        Galleri Till Fredmans Epistlar Och Sanger

      Bellman, Carl Michael. Galleri Till Fredmans Epistlar Och Sanger. Stockholm: Carl Deleen, 1826. 4to. Contemporary boards, paper label, leather spine. Corners rubbed. A very good copy. Complete with leaf of title and 26 etchings, hand colored by Elis Chiewitz (Swedish painter and illustrator b. 1789- c. 1839). (NUC lists only one copy: Harvard, whose copy has 24 plates). Galleri Till Fredmans Epistlar Och Sanger illustrates the three important literary works of Carl Michael Bellman, the most important Swedish lyric poet of the late 18th century. The works of Bellman are Fredmans epistlar (named after the epistles of St. Paul which are cited in the early songs) 1790; Fredmans sanger 1791; Bacchi tempel 1793. Only Bacchi Tempel (1793) was illustrated during Bellman's lifetime. The Chiewitz illustrations, done in the 1820s, reflect the renewed popularity of Bellman's songs which had fallen from favor after his death. Apart from the beauty and popularity of Bellman's songs, a popularity which lasts until today in Scandinavia, Bellman's songs are particularly important in that they capture the manners, and character habits of the 18th century Swedish bourgeoisie. His light and humorous verse made free use of the language of the ordinary middle-class Stockholmer. Carl Michael Bellman (b. Feb. 4, 1740, Stockholm--d. Feb. 11, 1795, Stockholm) was the son of a wealthy civil servant, studied at Uppsala University and entered the government service. In early youth he published religious and satirical works and translations from German and French. By the 1760s, his popular drinking songs and biblical parodies were being sung throughout Scandinavia, circulated by word of mouth, and preserved by handwritten copies and printed sheets.

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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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        Documents presented to the legislature of the State of New-York at its last and present Sessions, setting forth the Expediency and Public Importance of Incorporating the Long-Island Canal Company, for the Purpose expressed by the Petitioners

      New York: Printed by Joseph C. Spear January 1826 New York: Printed by Joseph C. Spear, January 1826. (LONG ISLAND) 8vo. Folding map of Long Island. 27 pp. Modern half red morocco and cloth. Slight foxing, a couple of age spots on map. Very good . This work prints the plan for a series of canals along the south shore of Long Island, from Gravesend Bay to East Hampton, approximately 122 miles. The company was headed by Abraham G. Thompson, and supported by 644 farmers and others of Long Island. "Whilst other districts have not only experienced the benefits of artificial navigation, but the additional advantage of having several millions of dollars expended amongst them, the farmers of Long Island have felt it a weight upon them, in the depression of the value of their farms and produce"

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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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