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        Plate 100, Antholise d'Ethiopie (Flag Lily)

      Paris 1816 - This exquisite, hand colored stipple engraving, “Plate 100, Antholise d'Ethiopie” measures 20.5” x 14” and is in excellent condition with a slightly cropped right edge. This dynamic flower, commonly called the Flag or Cobra Lily, from the Chasmanthe genus originated in Africa. The flower, naturalistically depicted, is colored with rich green leaves and stems and vibrant yellow and crimson tubular flowers. Also illustrated on the engraving are records of the anatomical features of this species including the bulb and flowers, so that the flower could be identified with precision and cultivated to perfection. In each illustration, the flowers are classical "portraits" which lack backgrounds or settings. The regal simplicity of the compositions allows the viewer to focus without distraction on the beauty and delicate complexity of the plants themselves. Les Liliacées was Redouté’s largest and most ambitious work and is generally considered his masterpiece, arguably rivaled only by Les Roses. Produced under the patronage of the Empress Josephine, for whom Redouté worked as botanical artist at her estate at Malmaison, these pristine examples represent landmark works in the field of flower illustration. The title Les Liliacées is misleading, as the work was of a much broader scope, including representatives of the lily, amaryllis, iris, orchid, and other families. The plates were executed by means of stipple engraving, a method that the artist himself perfected when he was unsatisfied with the effects garnered by traditional copper-plate engraving. As Redouté shrewdly observed, the delicacy and subtle elegance of his compositions could only be captured using a printing method equally fine. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. The medium involved engraving a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that could be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color. Because the ink rested on the paper in miniscule dots, it did not obscure the "light" of the paper beneath the color. After this complicated printing process was complete, the prints were finished by hand in watercolor, so as to conform to the exquisite models Redouté provided.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        RELACIÓN CIRCUNSTANCIADA DE LA CAMPAÑA DE RUSIA EN 1812, con los planos de la batalla de Moskwa, del combate de Malo-Jaroslabetz, y un estado sumario de las fuerzas del exército [sic] francés durante esta campaña., traducida del frances. por Juan Lopez de Peñalver. II volúmenes. 1ª edición y única

      - Madrid. Imprenta de Collado. 1816. Dos volúmenes. 8º menor, xii-340pp-1h para plano plegado, 355pp.1h para mapa topográfico plegado. Dos planos calcográficos en cobre fuera de texto de la batalla del Moskwa y del combate de Malo-Jaroslabetz. Encuadernación homegenea plena pasta española época, doble tejuelo, hierros dorados, cortes tintados. Notas al texto a pie de página. Buen ejemplar, limpio, buenos márgenes, excelente impresión y tipografía. Guerra napoleónica, 1800-14. Eugène Labaume, 1783-1849. BGE.CCSP85-B1215. CCPB000199419-0. [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chrestomathia: Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the Design of an Institution, Proposed to Be Set on Foot . . . for the Extension of the New System of Instruction to the Higher Branches of Learning [etc.] [Part I]. Chou C1(2)

      London: Printed for Messrs. Payne and Foss . . . and R. Hunter [etc.], 1816. Modern cloth-backed boards, printed paper label, some browning and staining, moreso to the fore-margin, else a crisp copy; with the two folding tables First published edition of the first part of Bentham's sole work on education, ambitiously proposing extending suitable secondary education to the "middling classes" and ultimately influencing Bentham's ideas as embodied in his 'Constitutional Code'

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        Staatsarchiv des teutschen Bundes. Hefte 1 - 6 (alles Erschienene) in 6 Heften.

      Erlangen, Palm & Enke, 1816-, 1817.. 8°. Titel, X, 602; 278 SS., 1 Bl. Bedruckte Original-Broschuren in 2 sehr schönen Halbleder-Kassetten. Stintzing/L. III/2, Anm. S. 87; ADB XVI,240. Erste Ausgabe aller erschienenen Hefte dieser bedeutenden, kommentierten Sammlung von Dokumenten zur Gründung des Deutschen Bundes. Enthält: "Bundes-Acte oder Grund-Vertrag des teutschen Bundes", "Pragmatische Territorial-Veränderungen...", "Die Schluss-Acte des Wiener Kongresses" u.a.. - Bemerkenswert schönes Exemplar, nur geringfügig gebräunt. In den originalen Umschlägen und ganz unbeschnitten. In zwei sehr aufwändigen Halbleder-Schubern.

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        Siege & Defence of Fort Erie.

      [Philadelphia, Pa.: Thomas Desilver] 1816 - Stipple engraving measuring 17 x 11 inches. Plan of Fort Erie showing fortifications, bastions, and battle plan. Includes scale and some topographical details. Was a fold-out plate from Historical Sketches of the Late War, between the United States and Great Britain. Several long tears along folds, moderate foxing. Good.

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        Der Löwe und der Affe, 1816

      1816. Lithographie auf Papier, unten rechts signiert: "R. Wintter fecit.", betitelt: "Der Löwe und der Affe.", Darstellung: 18,8 x 15,5 cm, Papier: 22,7 x 17,8 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Raphael Winter behandelt sein skurriles Sujet unter dem Deckmantel der Ernsthaftigkeit. Anders als das berühmte Vorbild für den malenden Affen, Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardins Gemälde von etwa 1740, schlüpft Winters Affe nicht in ein Malerkostüm und stellt sich in ein Atelier. Er spielt den Maler nicht, er ist aus sich heraus und in seiner natürlichen Umgebung wahrhaft ein Maler. Dies gibt ihm eine Selbstsicherheit, die ihn nicht deplatziert erscheinen lässt. Der porträtierte Löwe ist dementsprechend das stolze Modell, das in freudiger Erwartung seiner Verwandlung im Bild entgegenblickt. Der Affe erhöht dabei den König der Tiere durch menschliche Attribute wie die aufgesetzte Krone. Auch spätere Versuche, menschliches Verhalten durch Affen darzustellen, zielen in eine andere Richtung. Gabriel von Max' berühmte Darstellung der Affen als Kunstrichter zeigt eine Affengruppe, die gar nichts Menschliches an sich hat, sondern nur wie zufällig in eine menschliche Umgebung geworfen wurde. Zwischen Chardins Kostümierung und Max' Wildheit präsentieren sich Löwe und Affe bei Raphael Winter als kultivierte Vertreter ihrer Gattung, denen die menschlichen Eigenheiten nicht fremd sind. Genau genommen wird daher in dieser Graphik keiner vorgeführt: Weder die Affen in ihrem wilden Naturzustand, noch der Mensch als eigentlich wildes Tier. Gerade dieser Gleichberechtigungsanspruch macht dieses Blatt auch im Kontext anderer Substitutionsbilder so interessant.

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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        L'Hindoustan, Ou Religion, Moeurs, Usages, Arts et Métiers Des Hindous, Ouvrage orné De Cent Quatre Planches, Gravées La Plupart D'après Les Dessins Originaux Faits Sur Les Lieux Pour Feu M. Léger, .

      A. Nepveu, Paris 1816 - XXIV - 194pp. - 236 pp. - 201 pp. - 191pp. - 179 pp. y 214 pp. Más 104 láminas, 15 de las cuales plegadas. Muy completo ejemplar encuadernado de época. El papel presenta mácula antigua. Muy importante obra sobre las costumbres y tradiciones de la India, ricamente ilustrada con preciosos y curiosos dibujos in-situ. Size: 6 Tomos En 2 Vols. En 12º 14 x 9 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Bulletin des Lois. N° 112bis. Ordonnance du Roi contenant la nouvelle édition du Code d'Instruction criminelle.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, septembre 1816, - in-8, 124 pp., demi-basane brune mouchetée, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre fauve, tranches mouchetées de bleu, (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire. Edition originale de la nouvelle version authentique du Code d'Instruction criminelle, la seule à valoir sous la Restauration : en effet, Louis XVIII avait tenu à faire modifier toutes les références à l'Empire contenues dans les codifications napoléoniennes, sans toutefois en changer le contenu. Dupin appelle ces nouvelles éditions Codices repetitae praelectionis, par allusion aux versions successives du Code Justinien. Cf. Dupin (1832), pp. 388-389. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Album of 15 Pencil and Watercolor Drawings of Flowers, Butterflies and Birds

      - N.d, but papers watermarked 1816 to 1825, so circa 1825. Also unsigned, but album cover bears initials of H.C. B. Stunning album of pencil and watercolors of flowers, butterflies, birds and nests. 15 drawings in all. All expertly done.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Autograph Letter Signed to Lord Kenyon. Llangollen Vale, Tuesday night, 2nd January 1816

      Holographic letter. Small quarto. 3pp. (of 4, with address and wax seal on p. 4). Dated January 2, 1816 to Lord George Kenyon, who was perhaps their most important benefactor and later helped to secure for them a royal pension. Small chip where the seal was parted from the paper, old folds from mailing else clean and fine. Written by the Ladies of Llangollen, regarded by some as Ireland's first openly lesbian couple, although no definitive proof is known. Rather than face the possibility of being forced into unwanted marriages, Eleanor Charlotte Butler and Sarah Ponsonby met in 1768, fled County Kilkenny in Ireland in 1778 and settled in Wales where they lived together for the rest of their lives. Their relationship scandalized and fascinated their contemporaries, and among the many who regularly visited the couple were Robert Southey, William Wordsworth, Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, Sir Walter Scott, Josiah Wedgwood, and Ponsonby's cousin, Lady Caroline Lamb. In this letter Butler and Ponsonby are at pains to thank and flatter their benefactor, and to invite him and his family to visit them, as well as to invite themselves to visit him. .

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        Five autograph letters signed

      Woolwich, 1816. <p>Gregory, Olinthus Gilbert (1774-1841). Five autograph letters signed, three to Robert Baldwin, of the publishing firm Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, and two to an unidentified officer of the Woolwich Institution for the Advancement of Literary, Scientific and Technical Knowledge. Woolwich, Sept. 28, 1816 - July 16, 1838. 11pp. total. Various sizes (the largest 251 x 203 mm.). One letter mounted with some fraying of the front edge (slightly affecting a few words), another with a small paper flaw, light soiling, but very good.</p><p>From British mathematician and writer Olinthus Gregory, professor of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich, author of works on mathematics, astronomy, mechanics, etc., and editor of both the Gentleman&#39;s Diary and Ladies&#39; Diary. Gregory played a role in the controversy surrounding the Trigonometrical Survey of Great Britain, later known as the Ordnance Survey. The survey, which had begun in 1791, was opposed for political reasons by Royal Society President Sir Joseph Banks, who in 1812 published in the Philosophical Transactions a memoir by Don José Rodriguez attacking the survey and its leader, Col. William Mudge. Gregory exposed Banks&#39;s machinations in a paper published in the Philosophical Magazine, which was later collected in Dissertations and Letters, by Don Joseph Rodriguez, the Chevalier Delambre, Baron de Zach, Dr. Thomas Thomson, Dr. Olinthus Gregory, and Others . . . Tending Either to Impugn or to Defend the Trigonometrical Survey of England and Wales (1815). Gregory&#39;s 1817 letter to Baldwin, one of the publishers of the Annals of Philosophy, discusses this controversy, noting that its effect had been to produce "a strong current in Col. Mudge&#39;s favour among all the men of science in Europe . . . the French Institute has made Col. Mudge a member, expressly on account of his survey: and immediately after this, the Royal Society, or I should rather say Sir Jos. Banks&#39;s party, who had for years been doing every thing to sink his reputation, change their conduct, flatter and fawn upon him, elect them into their councils . . ."</p><p>Gregory&#39;s remaining letters to Baldwin discuss literary matters, including his "account of Biot&#39;s new work [Traité de physique (1816)] for the next no. of the British review." His later letters, written to an unnamed official at Woolwich Institution for the Advancement of Literary, Scientific and Technical Knowledge, include a long discussion as to why the Institution&#39;s reading room should not provide daily newspapers for its largely working-class clientele! </p>

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        Historical Sketches of the Late War between the United States and Great Britain

      Thomas Desilver, Philadelphia 1816 - EXCEPTIONALLY RARE FIRST EDITION.ALL MAPS AND PLATES AS CALLED FOR.VERY UNUSUAL FOR THIS BOOK. Brown paper covered boards. Faded title and book description to the front board. Faded publisher's adverts to the rear board. New cloth spine with a new paper label. Mild edge wear to the boards and corners. Publisher advert to the front paste down. Former owner's signature to the free rear end paper and paste down. Frontispiece is a multi foldout map showing the siege and defense of Fort Erie. Page edges are rough cut. Binding is solid and square. Eleven plates in total as called for in the Directions to the Binders page. One double page map, one multi fold map. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ESPECIALLY WITH ALL THE ORIGINAL PLATES PRESENT. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Europe and Africa by Colonel Keatinge

      London: Printed for Henry Colburn 1816 - Travels in Europe and Africa by Colonel Keatinge: Author of, a history of the conquest of Mexico, from the Spanish,eidometria, or optic mensuration, etc. Comprising a journey through France, Spain, and Portugal, to Morocco: with a particular account of that empire. Also a second tour through France in 1814, in which a comparison is drawn between the present and former state of that country and its inhabitants. Illustrated by numerous plates of scenery, antiquities, and costume, from drawings made by the author. 30,5x22,5 cm, Deux tomes en un volume. (xvi) 346pp,+274pp, Reliure peau rouge moderne. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Grand Master, or Adventures of Qui Hi? In Hindostan, A Hudibrastic Poem in Eight Cantos

      Thomas Tegg, London 1816 - 4to - over 9¾. Book. Half red morocco slipcase. 27 handcolored plates, including fold-out frontis, and one sepia plate, by Rowlandson. viii + 252 pp. Page numbers 73/74 repeated, different content. A fair amount of soilage to the fold-out frontis, with small chip in right margin. Tape repair on backside of one fold. Some light soilage in rest of book, a few spots a bit grubby, but generally more toned than soiled, and much of text and plates otherwise clean. Colors of plates fresh and bright. Slipcase is half morocco over red cloth. Inner folder missing ribbon but otherwise clean. Outer box very solid but some scuffing to leather on spine. Spine with raised bands. Spine browned slightly from red as appears on front and rear. Slight discoloration to red cloth, top 1/2 inch, on one side. Otherwise slipcase only minor shelfwear. Contemporary boards are soiled. Spine rebacked, partly preserving original title label. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Color Plate] Select Views of London. With Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Some of the Most Interesting of its Public Buildings

      Printed for R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, by J. Diggens, St. Ann's Lane,, London 1816 - Imperial 8vo: [8],159,[1]pp, with 76 delicately hand-colored aquatints (five folding), by J. Hamble and Joseph Constantine Stadler after Papworth and Augustus Pugin, "of past London, with representations of City churches and other topographical features now no longer in existence" (Prideaux). Later green morocco over navy pebbled cloth, flat spine (sunned to brown) lavishly gilt, all edges marbled, marbled end papers. A fine Ackermann production in a tall, attractive copy, beautifully bound, occasional light offsetting and scattered foxing, plates fresh, clean & bright. Provenance: small, discreet book label of Le Baron E. de Thysebaert to corner of front paste down. Tooley 361. Abbey, Scenery, 217. Prideaux, p. 143-44. First Edition in book form, the issue without Papworth's name on title page (no priority established). Originally published in Ackermann's Repository of arts, literature, fashions, etc., from 1810-15. Papworth, one of Ackermann's most prominent stalwarts, was an architect, designer of furniture, decorations, accessories, and store fronts, and a landscape gardener. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Promerops moqueur Male, No. 1 (Mocking Bird)

      Paris, 1816 Jacques Barraband?s (1767-1809) engravings of birds are masterpieces of French ornithological illustration. This stunning portrait, Le Promerops moqueur Male, No, 1, measures 20.75" x 13.75" and is in very good condition with light staining and foxing in the margins and cropped margins.This image was done for the distinguished ornithologist Francois Levaillant, who commissioned the artist to illustrate his landmark works on exotic birds, including the lavish and striking "Histoire Naturelle des Promerops". This bird, commonly called the Mocking bird, is expertly hand-colored in deep, rich shades of blue, purple and maroon with patterned tail-feathers and dark crimson beak and legs.Precise lines define and detail each feather and give dimension and depth to this beautiful bird. Mocking birds are well know for their memory and ability to mimic the songs of other birds. The collaboration of Levaillant and Barraband represented a departure from previous ornithological texts in its emphasis on beauty and luxury, with sumptuously colored and flawlessly rendered birds.Apart from their undoubted beauty, Barraband?s engravings display a scientific accuracy that few ornithological artists have matched since. The meticulous hand-colored engravings in Levaillant's publications were unmatched for the delicate modulations of tone and color, fine lines and perfect draftsmanship, making them exceptional in their richness and tonal variation. Each feather is described by dozens of parallel lines, providing remarkable detail and naturalistically textured color.Some of the prints are embellished with touches of gold leaf on the feathers of the cheeks and shoulders of the birds, emphasizing the preciousness of the plates and reproducing the iridescence of the birds? feathers. The present selection of images represents an opportunity to acquire spectacular engraving by a foremost 19th-century natural history artist.

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        COSI FAN TUTTE. OSSIA LA SCUOLA DEGLI AMANTI.

      1816 - MOZART, W. A. (music) and Signor DA PONTE (libretto). COSI FAN TUTTE. OSSIA LA SCUOLA DEGLI AMANTI. THE SCHOOL FOR LOVERS, A COMIC OPERA, IN TWO ACTS. AS REPRESENTED AT THE KING'S THEATRE, IN THE HAYMARKET. FOR THE BENFIT OF MADAME MAINVILLE FODOR. London: W. Winchester and Son, 1816. 76 pp. Sewn wrappers, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. Dual language, Italian on the verso, with English translation on the facing recto. Light soil and age toning to wrappers, corners a bit dog-eared. Rear cover (end of text) slightly creased. Pencil ownership to top front corner. Closed 3 inch tear to pp. 21-22, no loss of text. Libretto only. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The History and Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham: Four volume set

      Nichols, Son, & Bentley 1816 - Fine bindings. Folio. 4 vol. illus., 76 pl. (incl. front.: v.1) 6 port. 45 cm. clxvi, 326pp; 408pp; 431pp; 98pp, 164pp, 173pp + plates. Rebound in fine modern brick cloth with leather spine label. Fine binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Scattered foxing. Contents: v. 1. Introduction. Memoir of Robert Surtees [by G. Taylor] General history. Topographical history: Easington Ward.--v. 2. Chester Ward.--v. 3. Stockton Ward. Darlington Ward.--v. 4. Darlington Ward. City of Durham. Feel free to view our pictures of this wonderful set. ESTC T99505. Printed Vol 1: 1816 -- Vol. 2: 1820 -- Vol. 3: 1823 -- Vol. 4: 1840. This is an oversized and heavy set that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        South East View of York

      1816 - This exquisite view of the south prospect of York was drawn by the celebrated Yorkshire painter Henry Cave, and engraved by the acclaimed aquatinter Robert Havell. Cave was an accomplished painter and engraver who worked extensively on Yorkshire subjects. He studied under his father William Cave, an engraver of some repute, and made a name for himself as an accomplished topographical painter. He was admitted as a Freeman of York in 1801, and described on the roll as an engraver. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and the British Institution between 1814 and 1825, and was hailed as one of Yorkshire's premier talents. In 1813 Ackermann published "The Antiquities of York," which was richly illustrated with plates drawn and etched by Cave. This pleasant view follows the 17th century Dutch tradition of giving somewhat greater space to the sky than to the earth, thus providing a sense of potential and freedom. Born into a family of talented artists, the painter, engraver, and publisher Robert Havell worked in his family's London-based engraving firm for several years with his father, the topographical and architectural engraver and publisher, Daniel Havell, and his cousin, the painter William Havell. With his son he later established a successful business on Oxford Street that produced a number of illustrations for various travel and topographical publications as well as several series of topographical and architectural aquatint engravings including Picturesque Views on the River Thames (1812) and Views of the Public Buildings and Bridges in London and its Environs (1820-1). The father-son partnership lasted until 1828, at which time Robert Jr. immigrated to America. Le Blanc, Manuel de L'Amateur D'Estampes I, p. 616; Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs , vol. 3, p. 384. Colour printed aquatint with hand-finishing. Printed on wove paper. In good condition with the exception of being trimmed within the plate mark on all sides. Bottom margin is missing publication line. Skilfully mended tear in bottom right corner. Some traces of minor surface soiling in margins. Image size: 12 5/8 x 19 2/8 inches.

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        Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa. Eleven volume set

      London T Cadell & W Davies 1816. G : in Good condition plus with marbled eps and edges. Some light rubbing and scuffing to covers. Backstrips faded. Scattered light foxing. Overall contents bright Fourth Edition Purple calf gilt 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 5663pp + indexes. 44 plates and maps, some fold out. Published between 1816-1824.

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        Cambria Depicta: A Tour Through North Wales

      London: W Clowes, 1816 Bound in attractive full red leather, thick gilt lines, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine has raised bands, attractive gilt tooling and title, edges lightly worn. Internally, red marbled endpapers, small binders stamp - L Broon to ffep, coloured frontis, some light offsetting, (xv), [1], 476 pp, text block edges in gilt, 71 superb coloured plates, with an ADDITIONAL 23 coloured aquatint plates, mainly from Compton&#39;s Northern Cambrian Mountains, this is the large paper copy, text block 30.522.5cm, printed by W Clowes, Northumberland Court, Strand. A superb copy and probably uncommon! (Abbey 521 {Abbey 523 for additional prints}) Pugh, Edward (bap.1763, d.1813), miniature painter and topographer. Although the biographical details of Pugh&#39;s life are sketchy, a great deal can be said of his character, since Cambria depicta was written in the first person and in a lively and entertaining style. It presents Wales from the perspective of a native Welsh-speaker, rather than of an English traveller, on which grounds the author particularly commended the work to his audience for the insights it offered. Pugh regaled his readers with interesting incidents, gossip, and his idiosyncratic opinions on aesthetics and the general state of the world. Although working broadly within the eighteenth-century tradition of topographical and antiquarian descriptive writing, his was a fresh and democratic voice, expressing ambitions for the improvement of contemporary Welsh culture, as well as relating its history and myths. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        CAMBRIA DEPICTA: A TOUR THROUGH NORTH WALES

      Published by E. Williams, 1816. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Large format. Leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt titles. Illustrated with picturesque views. 71 hand-coloured aquatint plates (including frontis). 3" split to top of spine, with some chipping. Wear to rest of spine and cover edges. Corners are bumped. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Front joint is cracked and a bit weak. Some foxing throughout. Repaired tear to title page. Hand-coloured illustrations are still lovely and bright and in very good condition! [S]

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        Cambria Depicta..... (Complete)

      London: E Williams, 1816 A Tour Through North Wales Illustrated with Picturesque views by a Native Artist (Edward Pugh - from Ruthin). In brown and maroon full leather, some blind tooling, few small marks, corners lightly bumped. Spine has raised bands, gilt tooling, title in gilt on maroon leather label, very light wear to edges. Internally, bookplate of Isaac Evans to fpd there is also the original spine label as well as an ink name to fpd (GA Humphreys, Ardwy - Orme Llandudno), orange endpapers, frontis page corner tips worn,467 pp, 71 pl (of 71 coloured aquatints, tissue guarded), text block edges uncut, minimal browning to edges. A very good copy.(Abbey 521. Prideaux 348. Tooley 386. Allibone 1702)Pugh exhibited twenty-three pictures, mainly miniature portraits at the Royal Academy between 1793 and 1808. Another of his pictures was exhibited posthumously in 1821. Pugh supplied the drawings for Modern London, 1805, and, inspired by Boydell, wrote Cambria Depicta: A Tour through North Wales … which, illustrated with over seventy of the author &#39;s own drawings, was published posthumously in 1816. According to the preface, the work took him nine years to complete. See NLW WBO for a full Bio.

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson. With An Essay on his Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy

      London: Printed for Nichols and Son, etc., 1816., 1816. 12 volumes; 8vo (8½ x 13 inches). Contemporary tan half calf with raised bands, gilt and two black title labels to spines; marbled boards and edges; green end papers. Portrait frontispiece to volume one. Bookplates. Boards a little rubbed; spines darkened evenly; light occasional foxing. A very attractive and sound set in a highly decorative old leather binding.

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        The Works of. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay on his Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq.

      London: Nichols and Son; F.C. and J. Rivington; et al 1816 - Twelve volumes. 8vo. Contemporary full diced calf, spines flat with gilt rules, gilt lettered direct to two panels attractive gilt tooling to remaining three compartments, gilt rules to boards, gilt inner dentelles, plain green-grey endpapers, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed, occasional darkening to spines, otherwise a handsome set.

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        Il sistema pratico del censimento prediale milanese Instituito nel Secolo XVIII. Dell&#146;Ingegnere Gaetano Tarantola. Milano: Dalla Tipografia di Gio. Gius. Destefanis,1816.

      - In-4°, pp. 130 n.n. con 3 tavv. rip. f.t. incise da Casirago e riguardanti il Comune di Grubbiana. Leg. post. mz. pelle a fascia stretta con tit. e fleurons oro impressi al ds., piatti in carta marmorizzata, tagli a spruzzo blu, bross. orig. non conservate, vignetta incisa al frontespizio. Minimi segni di spellature al ds., strappetto al taglio intermedio delle pp. 8-9 senza perdita di testo, esemplare fresco sebbene con sporadiche fioriture. Cfr. Fumi, Fonti per la storia dell'agricoltura italiana (1800-1849), 1020. Il Verri cita spesso quest&#146;opera nella sua Storia di Milano. Available on request description in English / La description des livres en français est à disposition sur demande / Se envían descripciones de libros a pedida.

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        Observations on the Ruins of Babylon, As Recently Visited and Described by Claudius James Rich, Esq. Resident for the East India Company at Bagdad [Baghdad]. With Illustrative Engravings

      London, Printed for the Author, and Sold by John Murray, 1816.. Octavo. Pp. (viii), 3-239 (verso blank), (2) postscript; directions to the binder. Plus 4 folding plates by J. Barlow, one of which is etched, the other three engraved, all protected by tissue guards. One plate is with 3 tinted impressions. With a full-page illustration to the text. Title-page illustration depicting Persepolitan characters, repeated inside. Half-title present, dedication leaf (verso blank), label to first paste-down, inscription to first free endpaper. Hardcover, bound in handsome prize binding of contemporary half calf and marbled boards, sides gilt-stamped with the armorial emblem of ?The Society of Writers to the Signet?, calf blind tooled, spine moderately worn, lower corner-tips bit rubbed. Fine, crisp interior, exceptionally well preserved, excellent strikes of the plates. ~ First edition. Rich's (1787-1821) ?Memoir on the Ruins of Babylon? was first published in the ?Fundgruben des Orients? in 1813, event which ?marks the hour when Assyriology saw the light? (Pallis 51). Thomas Maurice (1754-1824), assistant librarian to the British Museum, dedicated his commentary ?to the Right Honourable Charles Philip Yorke, in grateful testimony of accumulated favours, these pages, retrospective on the history, and early progress in science, of a most ancient people?.

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        Autograph Letter Signed to Lord Kenyon. Llangollen Vale, Tuesday night, 2nd January 1816

      Holographic letter. Small quarto. 3pp. (of 4, with address and wax seal on p. 4). Dated January 2, 1816 to Lord George Kenyon, who was perhaps their most important benefactor and later helped to secure for them a royal pension. Small chip where the seal was parted from the paper, old folds from mailing else clean and fine. Written by the Ladies of Llangollen, regarded by some as Ireland&#39;s first openly lesbian couple, although no definitive proof is known. Rather than face the possibility of being forced into unwanted marriages, Eleanor Charlotte Butler and Sarah Ponsonby met in 1768, fled County Kilkenny in Ireland in 1778 and settled in Wales where they lived together for the rest of their lives. Their relationship scandalized and fascinated their contemporaries, and among the many who regularly visited the couple were Robert Southey, William Wordsworth, Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, Sir Walter Scott, Josiah Wedgwood, and Ponsonby&#39;s cousin, Lady Caroline Lamb. In this letter Butler and Ponsonby are at pains to thank and flatter their benefactor, and to invite him and his family to visit them, as well as to invite themselves to visit him. .

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        Plate 306, Iris de Swert (Swert&#146;s Iris)

      Paris 1816 - This exquisite, hand colored stipple engraving, &#147;Iris de Swert&#148; measures 23&#148; x 18&#148; and is in excellent condition with light staining in the margin. This flower, Swert's Iris or the German Iris, is expertly colored with light green leaves and stem and full, white "bearded" flower petals. The German Iris is thought to be the ancestor to most bearded irises. Also illustrated on the engraving are records of the anatomical features of this species including the bulb and flowers, so that the flower could be identified with precision and cultivated to perfection. In each illustration, the flowers are classical "portraits" which lack backgrounds or settings. The regal simplicity of the compositions allows the viewer to focus without distraction on the beauty and delicate complexity of the plants themselves. Les Liliacées was Redouté&#146;s largest and most ambitious work and is generally considered his masterpiece, arguably rivaled only by Les Roses. Produced under the patronage of the Empress Josephine, for whom Redouté worked as botanical artist at her estate at Malmaison, these pristine examples represent landmark works in the field of flower illustration. The title Les Liliacées is misleading, as the work was of a much broader scope, including representatives of the lily, amaryllis, iris, orchid, and other families. The plates were executed by means of stipple engraving, a method that the artist himself perfected when he was unsatisfied with the effects garnered by traditional copper-plate engraving. As Redouté shrewdly observed, the delicacy and subtle elegance of his compositions could only be captured using a printing method equally fine. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. The medium involved engraving a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that could be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color. Because the ink rested on the paper in miniscule dots, it did not obscure the "light" of the paper beneath the color. After this complicated printing process was complete, the prints were finished by hand in watercolor, so as to conform to the exquisite models Redouté provided.

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        Untitled [Green Bird]

      Paris, 1816 Jacques Barraband?s (1767-1809) engravings of birds are masterpieces of French ornithological illustration. This stunning portrait, [Untitled], measures 21" x 14" and is in very good condition with light discoloration and cropped margins.This image was done for the distinguished ornithologist Francois Levaillant, who commissioned the artist to illustrate his landmark works on exotic birds, including the lavish and striking "Histoire Naturelle des Promerops". This bird is expertly hand-colored with a lush green and golden colored body, and maroon coloring accenting the face, head, wings and tail. Golden yellow coloring is also seen throughout and a small white patch flanks the birds wing. Precise lines define and detail each feather of this large and naturalistic bird.The collaboration of Levaillant and Barraband represented a departure from previous ornithological texts in its emphasis on beauty and luxury, with sumptuously colored and flawlessly rendered birds. Apart from their undoubted beauty, Barraband?s engravings display a scientific accuracy that few ornithological artists have matched since.The meticulous hand-colored engravings in Levaillant's publications were unmatched for the delicate modulations of tone and color, fine lines and perfect draftsmanship, making them exceptional in their richness and tonal variation. Each feather is described by dozens of parallel lines, providing remarkable detail and naturalistically textured color.Some of the prints are embellished with touches of gold leaf on the feathers of the cheeks and shoulders of the birds, emphasizing the preciousness of the plates and reproducing the iridescence of the birds? feathers. The present selection of images represents an opportunity to acquire spectacular engraving by a foremost 19th-century natural history artist.

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        Plate 37, Tulipe de l&#146;Ecluse (Lady Tulip)

      Paris 1816 - This exquisite, hand colored stipple engraving, &#147;Plate 37, Tulipe de l&#146;Ecluse&#148; measures 20.5&#148; x 13.5&#148; and is in excellent condition with slightly cropped edges. This dynamic flower, is commonly called the Lady [Jane] tulip or the candy stripe tulip. Naturalistically depicted, it is colored with long, green leaves and white petals with light pink stripes. This bulbous flower is delicate as it is beautiful and its names derive from the color patterns of the petals. Also illustrated on this engraving is an image of the open flower petal, as seen when they are open in the sun. The center of the flower is purple with a yellow stamen. In each illustration, the flowers are classical "portraits" which lack backgrounds or settings. The regal simplicity of the compositions allows the viewer to focus without distraction on the beauty and delicate complexity of the plants themselves. Les Liliacées was Redouté&#146;s largest and most ambitious work and is generally considered his masterpiece, arguably rivaled only by Les Roses. Produced under the patronage of the Empress Josephine, for whom Redouté worked as botanical artist at her estate at Malmaison, these pristine examples represent landmark works in the field of flower illustration. The title Les Liliacées is misleading, as the work was of a much broader scope, including representatives of the lily, amaryllis, iris, orchid, and other families. The plates were executed by means of stipple engraving, a method that the artist himself perfected when he was unsatisfied with the effects garnered by traditional copper-plate engraving. As Redouté shrewdly observed, the delicacy and subtle elegance of his compositions could only be captured using a printing method equally fine. The luminosity of stipple engraving is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. The medium involved engraving a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that could be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color. Because the ink rested on the paper in miniscule dots, it did not obscure the "light" of the paper beneath the color. After this complicated printing process was complete, the prints were finished by hand in watercolor, so as to conform to the exquisite models Redouté provided.

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        DUNCAN&#39;S ITINERARY Of SCOTLAND; Containing the Roads Through Scotland, and the Principal Roads to London, with the Gentlemen&#39;s Seats, and Other Remarkable Objects, on Each Road. With An Appendix, containing some account of the canals, lakes, mountains, harbours, and romantic scenery, deserving of the traveller&#39;s notice. With a Map of Scotland

      Glasgow:: Printed for Andrew & John M. Duncan,. 1816.. 8-5/8" x 3-5/8". 3rd edition, 1st issue, of a work that first appeared in 1805. xix, [2], 81 [each page number duplicated, i.e., 162], [2], 83, [2], 43, [1 (advert)] pp.. Period black half calf with marbled paper boards, with front board having a printed green paper onlay, lozenge shaped: "Duncan&#39;s Itinerary of Scotland.". Joint leather separating, with old cloth tape repair to hinges.. Browning to paper. Map with a few stains. A Good copy of this rare. Scottish guide book.. The itinerary and the observations are on opposite pages, with duplicate paging, 1-81. &#11;&#11;OCLC records two copies of this 3rd edition [none in the United States]. . Large folding map ["Scotland with the Great Roads and Canals", 20-1/2" x 15-1/4", "corrected for the Third Edition"] as frontis.

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        BOUND COLLECTION OF 66 QUAKER TRACTS (NO. 1 - 70)

      Philadelphia: Tract Association of Friends. Good+; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by . 40%. Sale price ends soon!***. 1816-1832. First Edition. Hardcover. This is a rare bound volume of the first printing of the first 70 tracts (lacking numbers 35, 42, 56, and 66). Three quarter leather bound cover has heavy wear to extremities. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages have varying degrees of foxing but clean and in very good condition." Tracts include: Memoir of John Woolman, Chiefly Extracted from a Journal of His Life and Travels" (n. D. , No. 1 appears in lower left corner of title page). "The Universalist and Efficacy of Divine Grace" ( n. D. , No. 2). "Thoughts on the Importance of Religion" (n. D. , No. 3). "Summary of the Principal Evidences for the Truth and Divine Origin of the Christian Revelation" (n. D. , No. 4). "The Christians&#39; Principle Exemplified" (n. D. , No. 5). "Christian Instruction, in a Discourse as between a Mother and Her Daughter "(n. D. , No. 6) by John Wigham. "On the Effects of Ardent Spirits" (n. D. , No. 7). "Christian Memento with Observations on Some of the Prevalent Amusements of the Day" (n. D. , No. 8). "Detraction" (n. D. , No. 9). "The Poet Cowper and His Brother" (n. D. , No. 10). "Religious Duties, Consisting Chiefly of Extracts from the Holy Scriptures" (n. D. , No. 11). "Little Sins, a Dialogue to Which Is Added, an Abstract of an Interesting Conversation" (n. D. , No. 12). "William Penn&#39;s Exhortation" (n. D. , No. 13). "A Memoir of H--- G ---, Late of Philadelphia, Being a Striking Instance of the Influence of Divine Grace on the Mind" (n. D. , No. 14). "Remarks on the Doctrine of the Influence of the Holy Spirit" (n. D. , No. 15). "Short Biographical Notices of Samuel Emlen, James Pemberton, Daniel Bowly, Junr. Thomas Rutter, and Job Thomas" (n. D. , No. 16). "Brief Hints to Parents on the Subject of Education" (n. D. , No. 17). "On Profane Swearing" (n. D. , No. 18). "A Friendly Address to Sailors" (n. D. , No. 19). "Popular Amusements" (n. D. , No. 20). "An Address to Those Who Have the Care of Children" (n. D. , No. 21). "Christianity and Infidelity Contrasted" (n. D. , No. 22). "Extracts from the Memoirs of Caroline E. Smelt" (n. D. , No. 23). "On Worship, Ministry and Prayer" (n. D. , No. 24). "Abigail Blenning" (n. D. , No. 25). ""What Shell We Do To Be Saved?"" (n. D. , No. 26). "On the Holy Scriptures" (n. D. , No. 27). "Thoughts on Reason and Revelation, Particularly the Revelation of the Scriptures" (n. D. , No. 28). "The Happy Effects of Religion on the Mind in Humble Life" (n. D. , No. 29). "The True Christian Faith in Our Lord Jesus Christ" (n. D. , No. 30). "Faith in Jesus Christ, Exemplified in the Constancy of the Martyrs" (n. D. , No. 31). "A Brief Account of William Dewsbury" ((n. D. , No. 32). "Instances of Early Piety, Designed for the Instruction of Children" (n. D. , No. 33). "On the Observance on the First Day of the Week" [Extracted from the Writings of Early Friends] (n. D. , No. 34). "A Concise and Familiar Exposition of the Leading Prophecies Regarding the Messiah, Intended as a Young Persons" (n. D. , No. 36). "A Memoir of Sir Matthew Hale" (n. D. , No. 37). "A Memoir of William Churchman, a Poor Cripple. Extracted from a Narrative" (n. D. , No. 39). "A Brief Memoir of Rachel Betts, with an Account of Her Last Illness and Death" (n. D. , No. 40). "The Government of the Temper" (n. D. , No. 43). "Memoir of Sarah Lidbetter, Aged Nine Years and a Half" (n. D. , No. 44). "A Memoir of Mary Jane Graham" (n. D. , No. 45). "The Principle of Peace Exemplified" (n. D. , No. 46). "Account of Charles Dunsdon, of Semington, Wiltshire, England" (n. D. , No. 47). "Oaths; Their Moral Character and Effects. Extracted from "Essays on the Principles of Morality," &c" (n. D. , No. 48) by Jonathan Dymond. "The Rights of Self-Defence" (n. D. , No. 49) by Jonathan Dymond. "An Account of the Last Illness of Hannah Dudley" (n. D. , No. 50). "On Conformity to the World. Extracted from Mary Jane Graham&#39;s Letters" (n. D. , No. 51). "A Brief Memoir of Andrew Underhill; with an Account of His Last Illness" (n. D. , No. 52). "Practical Christianity. Extracted from a Treatise by Alexander Arscott" (n. D. , No. 53). "David Barclay" (n. D. , No. 54). "Charity and Forgiveness" (n. D. , No. 55). "On Military Glory" (n. D. , No. 57) by Jonathan Dymond. "A Memoir of Anzonetta Rebecca Peters" (n. D. , No. 58). "Isabella Campbell, of Rosneath, Scotland" (n. D. , No. 59). "On Baptism" (n. D. , No. 60). "National Prosperity: The Reward of National Equity" (1838, No. 61). "The Voyage of Life: An Address to Seaman" (n. D. , No. 62). "The Origin and Object of Civil Government, According to the Views of the Society of Friends" (n. D. , No. 63). "Extracts from an Address to the Society of Friends" (n. D. , No. 64) by Thomas Shillitoe. "Salvation by Jesus Christ" (n. D. , No. 65). "An Address to Those in Humble Life" (n. D. , No. 67). "A Brief Sketch of the Life and Religious Labours of Thomas Shillitoe" (n. D. , No. 68). "Straightforwardness Essential to the Christian" (n. D. , No. 69) "Individual Influence." (n. D. , No. 70) .

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        Beskrivelse over Østersøen

      i physisk, geographisk, historisk og mercantilsk Henseende betragtet, tilligemed udførlige Bemærkninger om den østersøiske Handel i Almindelighed, om de ved dette Hav liggende Handelspladser samt den i disse gjeldende Mynt, Vægt og Maal. Fra det Franske oversat ved O.J. Rawert. Kbhvn. 1816. XIV + 399 s. Samtidigt halvlæder. Biblioteksstempel på titelbladet (Classenske Bogsamling)

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        Cambria depicta : a tour through North Wales, illustrated with picturesque views / by a native artist

      London : Printed by W. Clowes, Northumberland-Court; for E. Williams, bookseller to the Duke and Duchess of York, No. 11, Strand 1816 - Physical description; xv, [1], 476, [4] p., [72] leaves of (col.) plates : ill., ports. ; 29 cm. (4°). Notes; Includes index (p. [465]-476). Native artist = Edward Pugh. Bookseller's advertisements: 4 p. at end. Subjects; Wales, North - Description and travel. Topographical books, Wales. Other names; Clowes, William 1779-1847 [printer]. Genre; Illustrated Travel Literature - 19th Century. Scattred marginal foxing. Very good copy bound in modern cloth-backed, paper-labeled boards. Remains a particularly well-preserved example; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 476 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Minéralogie homérique, ou Essai sur les minéraux, dont il est fait mention dans les poèmes d'Homère. Seconde édition.

      Paris, C. Wasermann 1816 - in-8, XVIII-[2]-200 pp., index, demi-veau marine, dos lisse cloisonné en long, tranches mouchetées (rel. du milieu du XIXe). Rousseurs. Bon exemplaire. La première édition était parue en 1790. C'est un curieux travail dans lequel l'auteur cherche à connaître l'état de la perception des minéraux à l'époque homérique à partir des indications éparses dans le corpus de l'Iliade et de l'Odyssée. A mi-chemin entre philologie et histoire des sciences, l'ouvrage n'a pas réellement fait école.

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        HEADLONG HALL.

      Printed For T. Hookham, Jun And Co., London, 1816 First Edition. Hardback. - 12mo. pp 216. Half-title., Nineteenth-century half calf, rubbed at spine, corners and hinges; also with marbled boards a little scuffed and a little chipped with slight loss at head of spine, with clean text but slight tear in half-title. Author's first book, published anonymously. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Humble Contributions to a British Plutarch. Including Lord Nelson

      C Baldwin, UK 1816 - 1st Edition 1816. Signed by the author to title page. (with the authors kindest respects.) Only 25 copies printed. Very rare. Wrangham (1769-1842) Wrangham was a well-known and widely read poet, essayist and translator of Greek and Latin literature. He was an advocate for the abolition of slavery, the education of women, Catholic rights, charity schools, free libraries, charity hospitals and other progressive social ideas. He was a classical scholar and noted Plutarch authority. Wrangham was vicar of Folkton, 1795-1821; Fellow of the Royal Society, November 15, 1804; examining chaplain to Vernon Harcourt, Archbishop of York, 1814-34; Archdeacon of Cleveland, 1820-28; vicar of Thorpe Bassett, 1821-27; Prebendary of York, 1823; rector of Dodleston, Cheshire, and Prebendary of Chester, 1827-42; and Archdeacon of the East Riding, 1828-40. He published numerous sermons and pamphlets on political topics, and wrote regularly for Blackwood's Magazine, the Gentleman's Magazine, and the Classical Journal. Wrangham was a member of the Roxburghe Club.He is buried in the lady chapel of Chester Cathedral.Seven biographical pieces on notable people of the time. Includes a section on Nelson. Other sections are Sir John Cheke, Sir Philip Sidney, Colonel John Hutchinson, Richard Bentley, George Bekeley and Sir William Jones. Book is very good+ and in bright condition. Edges lighty rubbed. Page edges dusty and age toned. Contents good with occasuional markings and light foxing. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request.Ref 3060 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Memoire et rapports sur les fumigations sulfureuse. . .au traitement des affections cutanees

      Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1816. <p>Galès, Jean-Chrysanthe (1783-1845). Mémoire et rapports sur les fumigations sulfureuses appliquées au traitement des affections cutanées et de plusieurs autres maladies. 8vo. [4] 137 [1], 3 [1]pp. 7 hand-colored and 3 uncolored engraved plates, on blue paper. Paris: de l&#39;Imprimerie Royale; chez l&#39;auteur, 1816. 200 x 123 mm. In a beautiful binding, probably for presentation, of straight-grain morocco, gilt circa 1816, all edges gilt, rubbed at hinges, corners & extremities, spine a little faded. Some foxing, but very good.</p><p>First Edition, First Issue, Variant with Hand-Colored Plates not noted in Ehring. Galès developed a method of treating scabies and other generalized skin disorders by means of fumigation with sulfur vapors. Galès is best remembered for his infamous "rediscovery" of the scabies mite in 1812; the supposed acarus, which he claimed to have found in the scabies vesicle (an incorrect location), was actually a common cheese mite, artfully placed in the vesicle by Galès himself (see Crissey & Parish, pp. 61-68). </p><p>There appear to be two versions of the first edition of the Mémoire recorded in OCLC and the printed sources: one with 137 pages and either 7 or 8 plates illustrating various cases; and one with 4 additional pages and 11 plates, the additional plates showing the fumigating apparatus. Ehring makes no mention of copies with colored plates and uses a black-and-white engraving from the second edition of 1824 to illustrate his commentary on Galès&#39;s work. Given Ehring&#39;s focus on illustrations of skin diseases, it is virtually certain that Ehring would have cited and illustrated the colored-plate variant had he known of it. Ehring, Skin Diseases, pp. 122-23 (describing a copy with 137pp. and 11 plates, which may be an error). Waller 3398 (copy with 137pp. & 8 plates).</p>

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        RELATION CIRCONSTANCIEE DE LA DERNIERE CAMPAGNE DE BUONAPARTE, TERMINEE PAR LA BATAILLE DE MONT-SAINT-JEAN, DITE DE WATERLOO OU DE LA BELLE-ALLIANCE,

      Paris J.G. Dentu 1816 - Relié, demi veau à l'impression doré sur le dos, page de titre au vignette, 125 x 205mm., (iv)298. + 4 planches dépliantes. 4ème éd. revue, corrigée, augm. à laquelle on a jointes diverses Relations qui ont parues en Angleterre, un grand nombre de pièces. détails anecdotiques. Etat satisfaisant. 650 g. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Volksmährchen der Deutschen.

      Wien, Kaulfuß & Armbruster / Rudolph Sammer, 1815-1816. - 5 Bde. Mit 5 gest. Titeln (davon 1 koloriert). Pappbände der Zeit mit eingebundenen Originalbroschuren. 12mo. Die wohl erfolgreichste (und langlebigste) Publikation des Schriftstellers Johann Karl August Musäus (1735-87), Bearbeitungen der Rübezahl-Legenden und anderer Märchenstoffe, hier herausgegeben von Christoph Martin Wieland. - Gelegentlich schwach braunfleckig. Schöne Sammer-Reihe. Vgl. Goedeke IV/I, 590, 5. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beautés de l'Histoire d'Amérique d'après les plus celèbres voyageurs et géographes qui ont écrit sur cette partie du monde par G***, ornées de 32 nouveaux sujets de gravures représentant les Costumes, Habitations, Animaux &c. SIGNED BY AUTHOR & PUBLISHER

      D'Alexis Eymery, Paris 1816 - Paris: D'Alexis Eymery, 1816. First edition. Leather spine with 5 compartments, decorated ridges and compartments in dark brown and gold, gold titles. Marble boards, marble endpapers, all edges marble. 312 pp. Engraved frontispiece of explorers who discovered the "New World". Decorated title page. 12 additional engravings of indigenous peoples on 6 pages.(A number of engravings have been cut out). A most unusual book, signed by both the author and the publisher. Amusing publisher's signature on verso of half title with printed inscription: "Chaque exemplaire doit être revêtu de ma signature. - Je poursuivrai les contrefacteurs. [signed] A. Eymery Author's signature on last page: "Fait par moi Hapde Auguste" [emphatic script]. The book also has typos corrected in ink with the same pen and some computations on rear endpaper; this appears to have been the author's copy -- we wonder if he was calculating his profits on the rear. The book has interesting naive engravings of indigenous peoples, including Greenlanders, Eskimo, Louisiana, Florida and California natives and Mexicans. Light wear at spine edge, corners bumped, light foxing. Text and images entirely readable, text block and hinges solid. Some contemporary scribbles on the title page (from the same pen as the author). Very good condition. Scarce in any condition, rarer still with the signatures of both author and publisher. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        WALKER'S UNIVERSAL ATLAS For the Use of Schools

      - Printed By Barnard and Farley, Skinner-Street for F. C. And J. Rivington; G. Wilkie & others, London, 1816. Rebound in half blue leather with contempary marbled sides, and endpapers, original front free endpaper with name and date preserved, raised bands with gilt rule and dark red title label, date 1816 in gilt at foot of spine. 27 hand-coloured double page maps including folding map of the world, a very good copy, digital images supplied on request. ; 235 x 140mm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRAVELS IN BELOOCHISTAN AND SINDE; ACCOMPANIED BY A GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THOSE COUNTRIES, WITH A MAP

      London. 1816.. xxx,423pp. plus colored frontispiece and folding map. Quarto. Modern three- quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt with leather labels. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage. Light foxing. Very good. Narrative of the author&#39;s travels in 1810, from India through modern-day Pakistan and Afghanistan while in the employ of the British East India Company. The large map shows Beloochistan, Sinde, and parts of Kutch, Seistan, Khorasan, and Persia - the territory along the Indian Ocean from the Arabian Peninsula to the top of the Indian subcontinent. The colored frontispiece shows two Sindian foot soldiers in the military regalia.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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