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         Lehrbuch der Stoerungen des Seelenlebens oder der Seelenstoerungen und ihrer Behandlung - zwei Bände : 1. Erster oder Theoretischer Teil / 2. Zweyter oder Praktischer Teil.

      Leipzig : Vogel, 1818 - 396 + 385 S. Guter Zustand. Bibliotheks-Exemplare mit Stempeln. Einbände berieben. Vereinzelt Anstreichungen. Altdeutsche Schrift / Fraktur. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700

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         Hunt, Leigh- His Copy, Signed by Him, With Annotations Throughout] Amusements in Retirement; or, The Influence of Science Literature, and the Liberal Arts on the Manners and Happines of Private Life.

      Henry Colburn, London 1818 - Three quarter black way calf, marbled boards and endsheets. TEG. Very scarce work. Corners and margins of spine worn, some wear. Very good.

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         Texas

      December 1, 1818. Manuscript Document Signed “James F. Tong,” one page, 7.25” x 4.5”. [Ste. Genevieve, Missouri], December 1, 1818. Folds, ink stains mostly in blank areas. Fine condition.Headed “No. 17.” In full, “Twelve months after date one or Either of us promises to pay the adm of Robert Groom Dec[ease]d Two hundred and Sixty Dollars for value Recd witness our hands and seals this 1st December 1818.” Also signed “J.B.A. Hubardeau” and “Jas. Holman” and, as witness, “Jas Moore.”James F. Tong (c. 1783 â€

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         De oculorum hominis animaliumque sectione horizontali commentatio.

      Göttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1818, Folio, 78 pp., 2 Bl. Tab., mit 4 feinen Kupfertafeln, davon 1 als Mezzotinta - Radierung in Farbe gedruckt, in feinem Halblerdenband minimal fleckiges, feines breitrandiges Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Dissertation Dietmar Wilhelm Soemmerrings (1793-1871), Sohn des berühmten Anatomen, über die horizontale Sektion des Auges von Mensch und Tier.Das Werk enthält eine gedruckte Widmung an seine Lehrer Blumenbach, Himly und Ritter.Die prächtige Farbtafel zeigt einen horizontalen Schnitt in Höhe der Augen durch den menschlichen Schädel mit den relevanten Teilen des Auges und des Gehirns, die im Text im Detail geschildert werden. "Ein wertvolles Seitenstück .... liefert der waagrechte (Schnitt) durch die beiden Augenmitten, den Schädel und das Gehirn, den D.W. Soemmerring in seiner Dissertation veröffentlicht hat. Er stammt von der Leiche einer wohlgebildeten 20jähringen Tirolerin, die nach kurzer Krankheit verstorben war, und wurde zuerst auf eine aufgelegte Glasplatte durchgezeichnet." -Hirschberg.First edition. A monograph on the horizontal section of the eye. This was the doctoral dissertation of D.W. Soemmering, the son of the famous anatomist. The volume is illustrated with some detailed and beautiful copperplates after the autor's drawings. An extract of this book in English translation was published at Copenhagen in 1971 (Becker 347) Hirschberg, 3 464 & 539 Goring. p. 19 Hirsch V, 331."The fascinating diversity of vertebrate ocular structure was first captured in a single work by Soemmering in 1818. Over a century and a half after their publication, Soemmering's engravings still raise a host of intriguing questions regarding how the vertebrate eye works as an optical system. Equally intriguing are the questions which are raised about the functions of the variety of eye shapes and sizes and the subsequent elucidation of general principles which may account for the diversity of eye structures." Martin, G.R.: Schematic Eye Models in Vertebrates. (Abstract) In: Ottoson D., Autrum H., Perl E.R., Schmidt R.F., Shimazu H., Willis W.D. (eds) Progress in Sensory Physiology. Progress in Sensory Physiology, 4 (1983), pp.43-81

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         MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, VOLS 1-4, 6

      1818. FRANKLIN, Benjamin. MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ... WRITTEN BY HIMSELF, TO A LATE PERIOD, AND CONTINUED TO THE TIME OF HIS DEATH BY HIS GRANDSON, WILLIAM TEMPLE FRANKLIN... [Phila., William Duane, 1818, vol. I] / THE WORKS OF DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, IN PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS AND MORALS, CONTAINING, BESIDE ALL THE WRITINGS PUBLISHED IN FORMER COLLECTIONS, HIS DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE ... EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE ... WITH MEMOIRS AND ANECDOTES OF HIS LIFE. [Phila., William Duane, 1809, vols. 2-4, 6]. 8vo., var. pp., quarter calf with marbled paper covered boards, gilt spines. Vol. I has engraved frontispiece and title page, 1 folding plate. Vols. 2-4, 6 have half- titles and engraved title pages; vol. 3, 8 folding plates. Hinges cracked, some boards partially detached. Dampstaining to latter part of vol. 6. Lacks vol. 5. Ink ownership to ffeps [F. Gray].

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         Oeuvres complètes de Jacques-henri-bernardin De Saint-Pierre (12 tomes)

      Méquignon-Marvis 1818 - Mises En Ordre Et Précédées De La Vie De L'auteur par L. Aimé-Martin. Tome premier et tome II - Voyage a l'Ile-de-France. Tomes III, IV, V, VI, VII - Etudes de la Nature Tomes VIII, IX, X - Harmonies de la Nature Tome XI - Voeux d'un solitaire Tome XII - Mélanges 12 volumes in-8 ° avec illustrations, Portrait de l'auteur présenté par Frédéric Lignon. Les dos des livres sont usagés, intérieurs en très bon état. Poids 8 kg - en tenir compte pour les frais de port. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Journal of a visit to South Africa in 1815, and 1816 with some account of the Missionary Settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope.

      London L.B.Seeley 1818 - First edition. 4to., Folding map, 16 etched and aquatint plates, of which 12 hand-coloured, 2 pages ads at end, occasional trivial spotting and offsetting, original drab boards rebacked preserving original lettering piece, an excellent copy. Prideaux describes this work as "a good specimen of the early literature on missionary effort, giving a sufficiently vivid record of personal experiences, native customs, and objects of natural interest that come under his notice ." The author was sent to South Africa by the United Brethren to assess possible locations for a new missionary station and to assist in the security of the existing stations at Groenekloof and Gnadendal. He travelled through a large part of the country right up to the Fish River and then returned to Cape Town by way of Plettenberg and Mossel Bays. Abbey Travel 325; Mendelssohn I, 866; Tooley 292; Prideaux p240. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Naval

      , May 1818. May 1818. Large and highly impressive printed document, 17" x 20", representing an agreement between Moses Goodrich, Master of the Sloop Catherine of New Bedford and the ship's crew "now bound for the Port of St. Thomas and a Market in the West Indies". Signed by the Master and crew on the bottom of the document, where the monthly wages are listed. Each crew member is identified by name, station (mariner, cook, seaman, mate), amount of money advanced before sailing, "hospital money" (67 cents) and amounts due. The entries are further noted and witnessed on the blank lower margin, all dated between April 10, 1818 and May 5, 1818.The front of the document bears an attractive and striking reprint of the "Act for the Government and Regulation of Seamen in the Merchants' Service", a spread-eagle device in the top center. The Act requires that "every master or commander of any ship or vessel bound from a port in the United States, to any foreign port... shall, before he proceed on such voyage, make an agreement in writing or in print, with every seaman or mariner on board such ship or vessel". Signed in print by John Adams, George Washington, Aaron Burr and Thomas Jefferson. A very scarce and desirable nautical document. Ideal for display.

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         Narrative of an Expedition to Explore the River Zaire,

      1818 - usually called the Congo, in South Africa, in 1816 . to which is added the journal of Professor Smith. First edition. Folding map, one hand-coloured & 12 other plates. 4to. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt, extremities rubbed, some foxing to plates. lxxxii, 498pp. London, John Murray, Tuckey was appointed first lieutenant of the Calcutta in 1802, and sailed out to New South Wales to establish a colony at Port Phillip, an account of which he published on his return: The Account of a Voyage to Establish a Colony at Port Phillip(1805). Captured by the French whilst on convoy duty Tuckey was imprisoned until the peace of 1814, but his imprisonment provided the opportunity to write Maritime Geography & Statistics which was published on his return to England (4 vols., 1815). With such experience Tuckey was therefore an obvious choice to lead an expedition to establish the course of the Congo. Given his extensive periods in confinement however, there were some reservations about his health, yet Tuckey insisted it would improve in a warm climate. Using a purpose-built vessel, the Congo, Tuckey travelled as far as the cateracts, and then preceded overland to discover what lay beyond them. Fears for his health were well-founded. Suffering from persistent illness, he was obliged to return to the Congo and then the store ship Dorothy, which remained in the lower Congo. Tuckey died on board, reportedly from exhaustion. His journal was published unedited by the Admiralty. Hosken, p203. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Archiv des Heiligen Bundes - Enthaltend die denselben betreffenden Aktenstücke, Literatur, Nachrichten und Urtheile -2 Hefte in einem Buch. 2 Hefte in einem Buch. Herausgegeben von zwey Freunden.

      München, Thienemann, 1818 - X, 332 Seiten sehr schöne alte Privatbindung, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, erster Teil zweisprachig Stiftungsurkunde des Heiligen Bundes - französisch - Deutsch, guter Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Narrative of an Expedition to Explore the River Zaire

      usually called the Congo, in South Africa, in 1816 ... to which is added the journal of Professor Smith. First edition. Folding map, one hand-coloured & 12 other plates. 4to. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt, extremities rubbed, some foxing to plates. lxxxii, 498pp. London, John Murray,

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         Malerische Fussreise durch das südliche Frankreich und einen Theil von Ober-Italien.

      Karlsruhe, Mylius, 1818 - XV (1), 350 S., 339 S., 2 lithogr. Titel / 339 S., 302 S., 2 lithogr. Titel, 70 lithogr. Tafeln, meist gefaltet, 1 hinten eingebund. spätere Karte (aus Stielers Handatlas, 1876)/ 290 S., 417 S. mit 2 lithogr. Titeln / 400 S., 350 S. mit 2 lithogr. Titeln Erstausgabe. Kein Tafelbd., stattdessen sind die Lithographien in Bd. 2 eingebunden. - Bd. 2 Stempel auf Titel und handschriftl. Inhaltsangabe auf dem hinteren Vorsatz. - Die angegebenen Versandkosten gelten für Bücher bis 1000 Gramm. Bücher über 1000 Gramm kosten nach Deutschland EUR 5,30, nach EU-Ausland EUR 14.-, für andere Länder bitte nachfragen. - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 8°, Lederbände mit RTitel im Stil der Zeit

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         Sammelband mit 71 Erlassen von Friedrich August, Herzog zu Sachsen, Jülich, Cleve, Berg, Engen und Westphalen etc., 1801-1818

      ohne Verlag 1818 - - Enthält u. a.: Rechtsfragen zu Schuldverordnungen / Mandat, die Errichtung und Bestimmung der neuen Land-Arbeitshäußer, ingleichen die Vorschriften wegen des Aufgreifens der in selbige einzubringenden Bettler, und wegen der den Reisenden zu ertheillenden Pässe, betreffend / Betreffend den Verkauf von Kalk in willkürlichen Maßeinheiten / Die Einschränkung der Rotariatshandlungen betreffend / Mittel die bey verunglückten und für todt gehaltenen Personen, als: bey Ertrunkenen, Erdrosselten oder Erhenkten, durch Dämpfe Erstickten, vom Blitze Getroffenen oder Betäubten und bey Erfrornen, um sie wieder zum Leben zu bringen, anzuwenden sind. / Feuerbrünste und Brandschaden betreffend / Steuern zu Getreide-Angelegenheiten / Aufhebung des Wechselverfahrens gegen die römischkatholischen Geistlichen, auch Kirchen- und Schuldiner, betreffend / Versorgung der Armen und Abstellung des Bettelwesens / Wegen des Abhalten der Kinder zur Schule und der Bezahlung des Schulgeldes / Zustande der Band-Manufaktur in hiesigen Landen für nöthig, das wegen Gebrauchs der sogenannten Band- und Schnurmühlen / Kirchenrechnungen überhaupt / Verbrecher durch Widerruf ihrer verdienten Strafe sich zu entziehen / Absprachen zum Vergüten von Kriegsschäden / Wider das unbefugte Tragen von Schießgewehr und wegen des Verfahrens gegen die Raubschützen / Innungsgebrechen / Instruction für die Herbergsväter im Königreiche Sachsen / Mandat die mit des Königs von Baiern Majestät, über die wechselseitige Auslieferung der Deserteurs und der zu Kriegsdiensten conseribirten oder sonst dazu verpflichteten Unterthanen, geschlossene Convention betreffend, Dresden am 25. April 1811 / Anlegung neuer Mühlen / Zu mehreren Beschränkung des jüdischen Wuchers, bey den von Christen an Juden ausgestellten Schuld- und Wechselverschreibungen, auch Cessionsurkunden zu beobachtenden Vorschriften betreffend / Fürsorge für Taubstumme / Censur- und Buchwesen betreffend / Unterstützung Brandverunglückter / Reparatur zur Herstellung von Etappenstraßen / Mandat mit des Kaisers der Franzosen und Königs von Italien Majestät über die wechselseitige abschoßfreye Verabfolgung der Erbegelder getroffene Uebereinkunft betrl. ./ Brandkassen / Verteilung von Grundstücken durch Kriegszustand / Waldnutzung / Holzmangel / Die Einführung einer Gebühren-Taxe für Aerzte und Wundaerzte by medicinisch-gerichtlichen Handlungen betreffend (Gebühren-Taxe anbei) / Genera-Instruction für die Amtshauptleute (mit allen Instructionen) / Mandat zu Bekanntmachung des Regulativs: wie es bey Märschen und Transporten, in Ansehung der Vorspanngestellung für das könglich Sächsische Militair, gehalten werden soll / Die Errichtung einer Armee-Reserve und die zweckmäßigere Organisation der städtischen Schützen-Corps betreffend / Die mit des Kaisers von Oesterreich Majestät, über die wechselseitige Auslieferung der Deserteurs, abgeschlossene Convention betreffend, Dresden, den 23. Juni 1817 / Wildschäden / Armee-Reserve und Reservepflichtigkeit / Die Nachsteuer- und Abszugsfreiheit zwischen den deutschen Bundesstaaten betreffend usw.- Gewicht in Gramm: 1940 Ohne Verlag u. Ort, Dresden 1801-1818. Ca. 350 Blätter, 3 Blatt handschriebenes Inhaltsverzeichnis mit zahlreichen in Holz gestochenen Wappen von Sachsen, 23 Edikte von Hand geschreieben mit Handsignaturen, Pappband der Zeit, quart, (berieben u. bestoßen, Bezugsfehlstellen u. Kapitalfehlstellen) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Karamania, or a Brief Description of the South Coast of Asia Minor and of the Remains of Antiquity

      1818 - Collected during a Survey of that coast, under the orders of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, in the Years 1811 & 1812. Second edition. 3 charts (one folding), 3 engraved views & a diagram, with vignettes in the text. 8vo. Contemporary style half calf, red morocco label to spine. xii, 310, [6]indexpp. London, ?In 1811, Beaufort was selected to survey the coast of Karamania, the result of which was not only a capital survey, but a review of the country as illustrated by the remains of antiquity. Beaufort's ?Karamania? was the great book of travels of its day - sound substantial and learned, and full of interest, both to the man of science and the scholar. It was this book that induced Fellowes, Spratt, Forbes and Charles Newton, to go to Asia Minor. ? (Dawson, Memoirs of Hydrography., 1885).

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         Endymion: A Poetic Romance

      London: for Taylor and Hessey, 1818. First edition, second issue with imprint on verso of half-title reading "T. Miller, Printer, Noble Street, Cheapside." and with errata leaf in two states. ix, [iv], 207, [1], [4, ads date 1 May 1818]. 8vo. Uncut in original publisher's boards, printed paper title label to spine. Light wear to covers, some sporadic foxing and toning to text. Bookplate. In a custom brown cloth clamshell box. First edition, second issue with imprint on verso of half-title reading "T. Miller, Printer, Noble Street, Cheapside." and with errata leaf in two states. ix, [iv], 207, [1], [4, ads date 1 May 1818]. 8vo. First edition, second issue, a superb copy in original boards of the second of only three lifetime publications by Keats, comprising his longest single sustained poem, famous for its opening line: "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever." So savage and malevolent were the reviews of this poem by Blackwoods and the Quarterly--"Lockhart found it exquisitely funny that an apothecary, a fellow who confessedly knew no Greek, who had to read Homer in a translation, should venture on a classic theme" (MacGillivray)--that Keats' supporters thereafter blamed the reviewers for Keats' early death. This copy has the second issue imprint to the verso of the half-title "T. Miller, Printer, Noble Street, Cheapside" and includes both states of the errata leaf (pp. xi-xii) with 5-line errata and 1-line erratum. MacGillivray A2; Ashley III:13; Tinker 1419; Hayward 232

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         Pandectae Justinianae, in novum ordinem digestae: cum Legibus Codicis, et Novellis, quae Jus Pandectarum confirmant, explicant, aut abrogant....

      PARISIIS, Fournier, 1818. 5 volumi In-4, mezza pergamena con tassello in pelle. Mancanza all'occhiello del primo volume.

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         The Cottage in the Wood; or, The Art of Becoming Rich and Happy. 2nd edn. 18mo.

      Bradford: T. Inkersley. 1818 - Engr. front. after F. James, sculpted by E. Stather; sl. offsetting on titlepage. Later 19th century full crimson crushed morocco, triple ruled gilt borders, raised bands, gilt compartments & dentelles, green & brown morocco labels. Bookplate of George John Armytage. v.g. 69pp. Brontë's tale emphasises the virtues of Christian conviction and restraint, and shows that a happy and loving relationship can only be achieved when the teachings of God have been truly accepted. Mary, the heroine, steadfastly rebuts the constant approaches of the dashing Mr Bower, as she cannot reconcile her absolute faith with his religious indifference. Only when he has accepted the Gospel can their lives be shared and true happiness be attained. Mr Bower, despite losing his fortune, becomes 'rich' through spiritual enlightenment, and the familial comforts that follow. In his preamble, Brontë emphasises his commitment to presenting the truth of human existence, and advises the reader against the artifice and deception apparent in the literature of the day. He is in no doubt as to the damaging nature of the current literary trends: 'The sensual novelist and his admirer, are beings of depraved appetites and sickly imaginations, who have learnt the art of self-tormenting, are diligently and zealously employed in creating an imaginary world, which they can never inhabit . The romantic author, overstepping the bounds of probability, will freely indulge in the miraculous . transforming beggars into kings and queens, and kings and queens into beggars . extracting the most unqualified approbation, and the tenderest sympathy from the pusilanimous reader, who has never yet been wise enough to admire the language of truth .' This remains one of the Brontë family's most difficult titles: two copies are recorded on COPAC, at the BL and Leeds, and there are no records of the title at auction. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Kaisheim. `Reichspraelatur Kaiserheim bey Donauwörth MCXXXIII`. Ansicht der Kirche von der Rückseite (Chorseite), rechts zwei repräsentive Gebäude, und im Vordergrund links ein Brunnen mit Mariensäule, mittig eine Dame mit betreuten Kindern sowie zwei Priester, rechts betende Gläubige.

      1818 - Lithographie über graugelbem Plattenton auf leicht grobem, schwach chamoisfarb. getönten Bütten. Inet / Wikipedia // TB // Wvz. der Inkunabeln, Wi. 640, 44 // München 1787-1837 Schloss Hohenschwangau/Füssen. Er war einer der bedeutendsten Architekturmaler der deutschen Romantik, Theatermaler, Lithograf und Radierer. Die italienisch-deutsche Künstlerfamilie Quaglio stellte im 17. bis 20. Jahrhundert eine Reihe namhafter Maler und Architekten. Domenico Quaglio (II) wurde als eines von elf Kindern des Malers und Architekten Giuseppe Quaglio geboren. Seine erste Ausbildung zum Kupferstecher und Lithografen erhielt er bei seinem Vater Giuseppe und dann an der Münchner Kunstakademie unter Carl Ernst Christoph Hess und Johann Michael Mettenleiter. Er war der bedeutendste Vertreter der weitverzweigten Künstlerfamilie, und war mit Kurfürst Karl Theodor von Mannheim nach München übergesiedelt. Domenico Quaglio ist der Begründer des Münchner Architekturbildes und der bedeutendste Vertreter der Vedutenmalerei der Romantik. Als einer der ersten verwendete er die junge Technik der Lithographie um mittelalterliche Bauten in Druckgraphiken wiederzugeben. Seine Blätter sind den wichtigsten Inkunabeln der Lithographie zuzurechnen. -Das Blatt im hellen Rand leicht nachgedunkelt und gering angestaubt sowie vereinzelt mit kleinen, meist bräunlichen Fleckchen. Die Blattränder und Ecken minimal bestoßen und das Blatt mittig mit einer leichten, waagrechten Faltlinie. Die Abbildung selbst klar und gleichmäßig im Druck, vereinzelt mit winzigen bräunlichen Punkten. -Insgesamt ein sehr ansehnliches Blatt in ordentlicher Erhaltung und unter PP! -Sehr Selten! Anm. zur Rechnungstellung: Die Buchpreise beinhalten die reduzierte MwSt von 7 %, diese wird gesondert ausgewiesen // Rechnungen für Kunstgegenstände wie Grafiken, Gemälde weisen gem. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 1 UStG (Differenzbesteuerung) bzw. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 2 UStG (Margenbesteuerung) keine MwSt aus (brutto = netto). 0 Gewicht in Gramm: 2001 40,5x32,5 cm (Stein/Abb.) auf 54x40,5 cm (Bl.). Im Stein mitgedruckt: Künstlername und Jahr links unter der Abb., Bez. im Unterrand. Unten links, zwischen den äußeren Einfassungslinien nachträglich hs. der Künstlername und die Lebensjahre. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         \"Das Denkmal vom Kaiser Ludwig dem Baier beim Dorfe Puch in der Nähe von Fürstenfeld im Königreich Baiern\". In der Bildmitte das Denkmal, rechts Bauernhäuser und die Pfarrkirche von Fürstenfeldbruck.

       Kupferstich von J.J. Hertel, dat. 1818, 15 x 24 cm. Nicht bei Lentner. - Im unteren Rand mit Denkspruch. Seltene Ansicht in tadelloser Erhaltung. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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         DELL' ITALIA USCENTE IL SETTEMBRE DEL 1818 RAGIONAMENTI IV DEDICATI ALL'ITALICA NAZIONE

      PARIGI: APPRESSO L'AUTORE, 1818. RILEGATO. BUONO. 14 21. I II USATO

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         Narrative of an expedition to explore the River Zaire, usually called the Congo, in South Africa, in 1816, under the direction of Captain J.K. Tuckey, R.N. To which is added the journal of Professor Smith; some general observations on the country and its inhabitants; and an appendix: containing the natural history of that part of the kingdom of Congo through which Zaire flows.

      Murray London 1818 - First edition. BECKFORD COPY WITH NOTES. 4to., lxxxii, 496pp., 2 pages ads at end, folding map, 13 engraved plates, one coloured, light toning and foxing to plates as usual, original pink boards, morocco label, light wear, an excellent copy. William Beckford's copy with 2 pages of pencil notes in manuscript at beginning, consisting of 43 lines. The first scientific expedition to the River Congo. An Irish naval officer and hydrographer, Tuckey (1776-1816) was appointed by John Barrow, then second secretary to the Admiralty, to take an expedition to the mouth of the River Congo (Zaire) to see whether it represented the outflow of the Niger into the Atlantic, and more fancifully might provide a route to the riches of the highlands of east Africa. Tuckey sailed form Deptford at the end of February 1816 aboard the Congo. The ship reached Embomma (Boma), the chief port for the river, at the beginning of August. Tuckey continued up river until he reached the cataract of Yellala at which point he had to leave the ship and travel overland with a small party of seamen, scientists, and local porters. One by one the expedition fell prey to Yellow Fever, and after a strike by the porters Tuckey was forced to retreat. The porters fled, supplies were stolen, and when Tuckey got back to the Congo he found that Yellow Fever has decimated the crew. Tuckey himself succumbed to illness and died at the beginning of October, aboard the Dorothy, the sister ship to the Congo. Of the fifty-four passengers and crew who set out, only nineteen survived - altogether a disastrous expedition. The Congo would remain unexplored until the expeditions of Stanley some sixty years later. Gay 3059. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Carte des routes de poste de France

      1818 - carte dépliante aux limites Paris, Tardieu, 1818, , carte dépliante aux limites colorées, repliée en 15 parties, contrecollée sur tissus satiné crème et assemblée par des bandes de gaze, conservée dans un beau portefeuille en maroquin grenat à grain long, frappé aux armes du roi de France, orné d'une large bodure de feuillages et portant le titre en lettres dorées, Carte au 1 : 2 222 000 environ, dressée par ordre du Directeur Général des Postes (Charles Joseph Dupleix de Mézy), gravée et éditée par Tardieu, la calligraphie étant confiée à J.J. Pachoux. Entoilage un peu fragilisé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Friend: A Series of Essays

      London: Printed for Rest Fenner, 1818. Second edition. ix, [i], [ii, errata], 356 pp. 8vo. Original muslin boards, black morocco spine label. Rebacked, preserving spine. bookplate. Second edition. ix, [i], [ii, errata], 356 pp. 8vo. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title: "To Robert Jameson, in testimony of sincere and affectionate respect from S.T. Coleridge. August, 1821, Highgate." Jameson was a close childhood friend of Coleridge's eldest son, Hartly. Derwent Coleridge describes Jameson in his memoirs of his brother: "One friend he [Hartley] had, a resident in the town, though not a schoolfellow, Robert Jameson, to whom he afterwards addressed a series of beautiful sonnets; but with this exception he had, strictly speaking, no mates, and formed no friendships." At the time of this inscription, Hartley was staying with Jameson, now a lawyer, and he wrote three sonnets to his friend, his first attempts in the form. He prefaced the sonnets "To a Friend," which were published in his 1833 Poems, with a note identifying Jameson as "the favorite companion of my boyhood, the active friend and sincere counselor of my youth." In 1828 Jameson, with James Gillman, edited the 3-volume 1828 Pickering edition of Coleridge's Poems. Wise, Coleridge 22. Provenance: Robert Jameson (presentation from the author)

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         [Brontë, Rev. Patrick] The Cottage in the Wood; or the Art of becoming Rich and Happy

      Bradford: T. Inkersley, 1818. Second edition. Contemporary morocco-backed boards. Engraved frontispiece by E. Stather after a drawing by F. James. Patrick Brontë's first book of prose, scarce in either the first or second editions. The book brought Brontë a certain amount of local notoriety and may have paved the way to some degree for subsequent exposure for the Brontë Sisters. Some light offsetting, some spotting, book label of Lewis Hainsworth, Bradford, to pastedown.

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         Boxiana Or Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism

      Sherwood,Neely and Co, London 1818 - Sherwood and Co 3 Volumes London 1818,1823 and 1821 Pierce Egan (1772-1849) Handsome Three Volume Set in Half Brown Calf Over marbled boards,new endpapers.Quite a hard set bibliographically to pin down,but Egan produced 3 volumes published by Sherwood,Neely and Co the first two in 1818 and the third in 1821,so our Volume 1 is a slightly later 1823 Issue,with Cribb as frontispiece plate,volume II is dated 1818 and I believe that this is the First Edition by Sherwood.Our Volume III is undated but would appear to be the 1821 Edition Published By Sherwood,although no publisher appears to the title page and neither does any date,although no date within the book is after 1821.Sherwood also published a Fourth Volume in 1824.This set comes with five raised bands to spines with gilt lettering to the 2nd,3rd and 4th compartments along spine.New Endpapers inserted.Lovely clean bindings.Internally Volume I has some evidence of water staining to certain pages and with some external foxing present to the pages,there are a few small annotations in pen to the page margins on a few pages,namely to index page 492 and page 392.and page 163 with added note.small chip to page 239/240 approx 1'' in size.,one or two super folding plates of Broughton v Slack and Humphries and Mendoza.Volume II is a lot cleaner and there are no previous annotations,there is some sporadic foxing with rear of plates mostly affected and some thumbing marks to page margins and an odd ink spot is in evidence.Volume III is in similar condition to Vol II with some sporadic foxing spots,with additional pencil line marks within page margins (can easily be erased) and the numerous b&w plates are in good order.The page edges are Marbled on this volume unlike Vols 1&2.There are NO previous names or inscriptions to any of the volumes.Volume Three is dedicated to the Marquess of Worcester.Tom Spring is featured as B&W frontis to vol III,and Cribb to Volume I and in place on Vol 1 is the original Smeeton Engraved Title Page.It's an attractive set for the collector and of course it is an impossible task to describe every single flaw or slight blemish.We have graded the set Good to Very Good,and if any more pictures are required do let us know.We aim to describe books as accurately as we can in order to avoid any buyer disappointment,but you need to satisfy yourself that the condition is acceptable to you and apologies if we are not able to cover every single small tear,or internal marking.just noticed that in Volume I there is small newspaper article from the Times dated 1836 tipped in on page 145 opposite the plate of Henry Pearce and Mendoza and the article features Mendoza.There are we have noticed a few small tape repairs to Volume I final page of index has 3 repairs made.There is no binder's ticket but would suggest that the books have been bound up in the last 20 years no later.Highly sought after by collectors,Vol 1 (viii) 497pp,Vol II (viii) 574pp plus one advertisement leaf and Volume III 588pp with one erased code mark to the title page noted.Heavy set Boxiana : is the title given to a series of volumes of prize-fighting articles written by the English sportswriter and journalist Pierce Egan,and part-published by George Smeeton in the 1810s,later on By Virtue (London) Egan wrote magazine articles about the bareknuckle forerunner of boxing which at that time was conducted under special rules and was mostly outlawed in England.A devoted follower of boxing, Egan called it "The Sweet Science of Bruising." The first volume was published in 1813 a further 5 more volumes followed, in 1818, 1821, 1824, 1828, and 1829.A seminal work on the History of this Noble Art NB: We have just acquired a wonderful collection of 1500 Rare and Desirable Boxing Books,Boxing Programmes and Boxing Ephemera.It was a lifetime's collection from a Private Gentleman with many significant highlights.Please contact us by e-mail or phone as we may have in stock just what you are looking for [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         HISTOIRE DE L'AMERIQUE par W. ROBERTSON Traduite de l'Anglais par MM. SUARD ET MOBELLET contenant les neuvième et dixième livres ; revue et corrigée sur la dernière édition anglaise et accompagnée de notes puisées dans les ouvrages de MM. DE HUMBOLDT, BULLOCH, WARDEN, CLAVIGERO, JEFFERSON, Etc., etc.

      JANET ET COTELLE 1818 - - COMPLET DES 5 PLANCHES DEPLIANTES DONT 4 CARTES. - 1818, A PARIS, Chez JANET ET COTELLE, LIBRAIRES. - 4 Volumes in-8 pleine basane blonde marbrée. - 1er Vol. Garde, p. de fx titre, p. de titre, XL p., Carte du Golf du Mexique (1), Carte de l'Amérique Méridionale, 384 pages (2). - 2nd Vol. p. de titre, 452 p. avec traces de mouillures. - 3me Vol. p. de titre, Carte dépliante du Mexique et de la nouvelle Espagne (3), Carte des pays de la mer du sud depuis Panama jusqu'à Guayaquit (4), Planche dépliante Table chronologique des Mexicains (5). 457 pages. - 4me Vol. P. de titre, 486 pages dont Table des Matières. Robertson (William). - Historien écossais, né à Brothwick en 1721, mort en 1793, était ministre presbytérien et d'historiographe d'Écosse On a de lui : Histoire d'Écosse sous Marie et Jacques VI, Londres (1759); Histoire de Charles-Quint (1769); Histoire de l'Amérique (1777); Recherches historiques sur l'Inde (1790); tous ces ouvrages se font remarquer par l'art de la composition, le style et l'esprit philosophique. Mots clés : [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Military Costume of Turkey. llustrated By a Series of Engravings, From Drawings made on the Spot.

      London: Thomas McLean, 1818.(). Contemporary red morocco with wide gilt floral motif. 4to. 37 x 26 cm. Front cover starting. 31 hand-colored aquatint costume plates. Printed by W. Lewis. (Abbey, 373).

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         Istoria Romana. Storia degli Imperatori Romani.

      Roma: Scudellari, 1818-1819 and 1823-24.(). Collection of 138 plates from several series. 101 are from Istoria Romana. Sheet size 47 x 66 cm. Plates are fresh on wove rag paper. Unbound.

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         Allgemeine Toxicologie oder Giftkunde, worin die Gifte des Mineral- Pflanzen- und Thierreichs aus dem physiologischen, pathologischen und medizinisch-gerichtlichen Gesichtspunkte untersucht werden. Mit Zusätzen und Anmerkungen begleitet von Sigism. Friedr. Hermbstädt. Erster bis Vierter Theil in vier Bänden

      Carl Friedrich Amelang 0, Berlin - EA, 1818-1819, 8°, Halbledereinbd. d. Zeit, XIV, 368 S. u. 1 Ausfalttafel; X, 313 S.; VIII, 398 S. u. VIII, 384 S. - Ecken teilw. bestoßen, insbesondere Vorsätze u. Titelblätter etwas braunfleckig, sonst ausgesprochen gut erhaltene Exemplare des raren, erstmals 1814 auf französisch publizierten toxokologischen Grundlagenwerks

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D. - 1 S. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An die Schauspielerin Louise Schönfeld-Neumann (1818-1905), Tochter des Schauspielerehepaars Karl Neumann und Amalie Haizinger: "Gestern Abend beim zu Hause gehen habe ich das kleine Manuscript auf einer Stiege Ihres Hauses verlohren, laßen Sie doch gütigst bei der Dienstschaft Erkundigung einziehen, ob sich ein solches nicht auf einer der Stiegen vorgefunden. Der Verlust wäre mir nicht angenehm [ ]".

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         Memoir of the War in India, Conducted by General Lord Lake, Commander-in-Chief, and Major-General Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington; from its Commencement in 1803, to its Termination in 1806, on the Banks of the Hyphasis. With Historical Sketches, Topographical Descriptions, and Statistical Observations.

      London: for T. Egerton, 1818 - Quarto (263 x 203 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked, floral gilt frame to sides, marbled endpapers. Contemporary engraved bookplate (John Morris) and slightly later bookplate (Philip Francis) to front pastedown, presentation plate from one H. S. Francis to the Constitutional Club Library to front free endpaper; 20th-century ink-stamp (T. Stunt) to front free endpaper verso; ownership inscription (Henry Grant, Jan. 18th [18]43) to initial blank. Mild craquelure to sides, extremities lightly rubbed, corners worn, folding map and plate facing p. 88 offset (the latter lacking a tissue-guard), sig. I slightly spotted, small marginal ink-spot to pp. 370-1, sig. Ggg2 untrimmed by the binder and folded over. A very good copy. Folding hand-coloured map frontispiece, further uncoloured map, 7 hand-coloured engraved plates with tissue-guards (including general order of battle and 6 battle plans). First edition. "[Thorn] began his military education in England, purchasing a cornetcy in 1799 in the 29th light dragoons and joined the regiment in India. Promoted lieutenant in 1801, he saw much action in the Second Anglo-Maratha War (1803–6) and distinguished himself in 1803 at the battle of Laswari in which he was also wounded. He was promoted captain in 1807 and was brigade major to the cantonment of Bangalore, Mysore, until in November 1810 he accompanied the expedition against French-held Mauritius, where he saw action before returning to India in 1811" (ODNB). Thorn wrote his memoir after he had served at Waterloo and retired to his native Germany. Editions in French and German followed. Bruce 4187, Cockle p. 16. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Hellbrunn mit dem Untersberg. Orig.Umrissradierung von Louis WALLEE, altkoloriert, um 1818.

      Salzburg, bey B. Hacker, ca. 1818. EA! Blatt 15,5 x 24,5 cm. Zart kolorierte Ansicht mit Schloss, Nebengebäuden u. Figurinen. Im Hintergrund der Untersberg. Auf starkem Papier. Knapp ausserhalb der Umfassungslinie beschnitten. Blatt Nr. 6 der sehr seltenen Wallee-Ansichten von Salzburg und Umgebung. Neb./Wag. 806,6. In Passepartout. Versand D: 9,00 EUR Salzburg Hellbrunn Untersberg Wallee

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         Atlas Gèologique ou vues d'annas de Colonnes Basaltiques faisant suite aux Institutions Gèologiques

      Milano, s.e. 1818 - In 8 oblungo con 53 tavole e 3 non numerate. Legatura coeva mezza tela con angoli. Taglio all' angolo inferiore dell' antiporta ma che non lede il testo. Lievi fioriture che non toccano le belle immagini delle tavole. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 2000 euro

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         A Set-to!!

      1818, 1818 - 26 x 40 cm, eau-forte coloriée à la main, 1 feuille. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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         Antique Print-SURINAM-PLANTATIONS-Baarsel-Bosch-1818

      - Antique print, titled: 'Map X: 'Kaart van het Bebouwde gedeelte van Surinamen.' including 'Algemeen kaartje van Surinamen.'' - Coloured map of the built part of Suriname / Surinam including a General map of Suriname. This map also shows the colonized parts of Surinam and it's many plantations with their names. Handcoloured etching/engraving on hand laid paper. Watermark: Jan Cool & Co. Description: This scarse map originates from: 'Nederlandsche bezittingen in Azia, Amerika en Afrika, in derzelver toestand en aangelegenheid voor dit Rijk, wijsgeerig, staatshuishoudkundig en geographisch beschouwd, met bijvoeging der noodige tabellen, en eenen atlas nieuwe kaarten / door J. van den Bosch.' published by Gebroeders Van Cleef, Amsterdam and The Hague, 1818. (translation: Dutch posessions in Asia, America and Afrika, it's situation, on behalf of the State, described from a scientific, political/economic and geographic perspective, with added tabels and an Atlas with new maps .) The Atlas is titled: 'Atlas der overzeesche bezittingen .' (transl.: Atlas of colonial posessions.)Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Johannes, Count van den Bosch' after 'C. van Baarsel'. Author: Johannes, Count of Den Bosch (1780-1844) was a Dutch General and Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies, commander of the Dutch-Indian army, Minister of Colonies and Minister of State and Officer in the Military Willems-Order. The title-page to the Atlas was engraved by Landegent and Visser and the maps engraved by C. van Baarsel en Zoon (map part) and A.L. Zeelander (views part). Willem Cornelis van Baarsel (1791-1854) was a Dutch artist from Amsterdam. Condition: Excellent, given age. Some small stains. Original middle fold, as issued. Two small tears in lower margin, reinforced using contemporary paper backed with acid free archival tape. Vague waterstain in right side of print and marginbarely noticable on front. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B17-38 The overall size is ca. 23.5 x 18.6 inch. The image size is ca. 21.8 x 15.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 59.7 x 47.2 cm. The image size is ca. 55.3 x 39 cm.

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        Allgemeine Encyclopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste in alphabetischer Folge von genannten Schriftstellern bearbeitet und herausgegeben von J.S. Ersch und J.G. Gruber. Leipzig im Verlag von Johann Friedrich Gleditsch, 1818-1850

      Ersch, J.S., Gruber, J.G.: Allgemeine Encyclopädie der Wissenschaften und Künste in alphabetischer Folge von genannten Schriftstellern bearbeitet und herausgegeben von J.S. Ersch und J.G. Gruber. Leipzig im Verlag von Johann Friedrich Gleditsch, 1818-1850 Original(erst)ausgabe von 151 Bänden 1. bis 25. Teil. Vollständige erste und zweite Section dritte Section bis einschl. Phol Phyxios Sehr gut erhalten, einheitl. sehr schön (grünes Leinen, Goldprägung) modern geb. Exemplare. Einige Bd. leicht stockfleckig: zahlr. Kupferstiche beigebunden Der Ersch und Gruber war das umfangreichste Lexikon des 19. Jahrhunderts, obwohl von 1818 bis 1889 erschienen, blieb das Werk unvollendet. Von den etwa 300 geplanten Bänden erschienen nur 167, von denen hier 151 Bände angeboten werden (1818-1850/A-Aetius bis Phol Phyxios). Mit zahlreichen Tafeln/Kupferstichen am Schluss vieler Bände.

      [Bookseller: Weisser Rabe]
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