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        Pisciceptologie, ou L'Art de la pêche à la ligne

      Paris, Imprimerie de Cussac 1816 - In-12, cartonnage de papier raciné, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, pièce de titre en basane rouge (reliure de l'époque), XXIV-288 pp EDITION ORIGINALE TRES RARE de ce « discours sur les poissons, la manière de les prendre et de les accommoder ; la pêche aux filets et autres instruments ; suivi d'un traité des étangs, viviers, fossés, réservoirs, et les moyens d'en tirer avantage ». Ouvrage très complet, riche en indications culinaires. Très intéressante table des noms de poisson en plusieurs langues en fin d'ouvrage Illustré d'un frontispice et de 28 jolies figures en taille-douce Barbier 899 Coins, coiffes et 1er plat frottés

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        LOIDIS AND ELMETE; OR, AN ATTEMPT TO ILLUSTRATE THE DISTRICTS DESCRIBED .

      Robinson, Son, and Holdsworth, and John Hurst, Leeds / Wakefield, England 1816 - Folio 13" - 23" tall; Loidis and Elmete; or, an Attempt To Illustrate the Districts Described in Those Words by Bede; and Supposed To Embrace the Lower Portions of Aredale and Wharfdale, together with the Entire Vale of Calder, in the County of York, England. 404 pages plus 2 pages of directions to the binder and plates. In one volume. Width: 11.5" Height: 17.5". Bound in full contemporary leather with raised bands and stamped gilt lettering to spine panels. Light wear, with scuffing and light soiling to covers. Spine labels display chipping and narrow cracking. Binding is firm and text solid, with reinforced hinges. Marbled endpapers and edges. Antique armorial bookplate appears on front pastedown; provenance- Charles Stewart Hardy. Very occasional (light) foxing. This lavishly illustrated work contains an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, color title vignette, as well as many additional plates, textual illustrations and decorative initial letters. Book also presents a number of double-page and fold-out family trees. Re-backed in leather with original covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cambria Depicta: A Tour through North Wales, ilustrated with Picturesque Views

      London: E Williams, 1816 In a superb modern full green goatskin, by Paul Delrue, with blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, blind and gilt tooling, title in gilt to maroon leather label, edges beveled with attractive gilt work. Internally, light brown marbled endpapers, binders signature to fpd, frontis, [3], (iv-xv), [1], [1], 2-467 pp, 71 pl (of 71), [4] adverts, text block edges reddened, minimal browning to edges, occasional light spotting. A very good copy, in a superb binding by Delrue.(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'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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        DUCATUS LEODIENSIS: OR THE TOPOGRAPHY OF THE ANCIENT AND POPULUS TOWN AND PARISH OF LEEDES . TO WHICH IS ADDED.A CATALOGUE OF HIS MUSEUM.(together with) LOIDIS AND ELEMETE; OR AN ATTEMPT TO ILLUSTRATE THE DISTRICT DESCRIBED .

      LEEDS PRINTED BY B DEWHIRST FOR ROBINSON AND HOLDSWORTH 1816 - SECOND EDITION, WITH NOTES AND ADDITIONS BY WHITAKER. TWO VOLUMES, LARGE FOLIO, VERY ATTRACTIVELY BOUND IN HALF CALF OVER MARBLED BOARDS, MARBLED ENDPAPERS. WITH AMORIAL PLATE OF GEORGE BANKS, MOTTO 'SUIVEZ RAISON' - (CLOTH MERCHANT OF LEEDS?). SOME FOXING TO THE PLATES AND A FEW PAGES WITH A TEAR TO THE FOOT OF THE PAGE IN VOL. 1, OTHERWISE A VERY CLEAN, TIGHTLY BOUND, AND ATTRACTIVE SET. PLEASE NOTE THESE BOOKS WEIGH 42 POUNDS (19 Kg.) AND POSTAGE WILL BE AT COST. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VOL. #1) LOIDIS AND ELMETE: VOL. #2) DUCATUS LEODIENSIS:

      Leeds & Wakefield: Robinson, Holdsworth, Hurst. Good+. 1816. Hardcover. Vol. #1) An Attempt To Illustrate the Districts Described In Those Words By Bede; And Supposed To Embrace The Lower Portions Of Aredale And Wharfdale, Together With The Entire Vale Of Calder, In The County Of York. Vol. #2) Or The Topography Of The Ancient And Populous Town And Parish Of Leedes, And Parts Ajacent, In The West-Riding Of The County Of York. With The Pedigree Of Many Of The Nobility And Gentry, And Other Matters Relating To Those Parts; Extracted From Records, Original Evidence, And Manuscripts. Printed by T. Davison for Robinson, Son, and Holdsworth & John Hurst. Portrait frontispieces. Engraved illustrations. Both volumes are re-backed. Leather spines have gilt decorated panels & titles. Texts tight, clean & intact. Marbled endpaper. Scuffed marbled paper covered boards with age darkened edges. Some edge wear including leather protected front corners. Vopl. #1 has a spine head chipPrior owners armorial book plates. England; Engravings; Folio 13" - 23" tall .

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        Ducatus Leodiensis or the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes ( Complete in 3 Volumes with Appendix )

      Leeds: Printed by B. Dewhirst for Robinson, Son, and Holdsworth, 1816. Title one. Ducatus leodiensis, or, The topography of the ancient and populous town and parish of Leedes, and parts adjacent in the West-Riding of the county of York. Tile two. Loidis and Elmete, or, An attempt to illustrate the districts described in those words by Bede. With the extra appendix volume. Large format, books measure 36x51cms. Lacking 3 plates. Plate of coins, in catalogue of antiquities, Arms and quarterings of the Danby's of Danby, Plate of antiquities, in the rarities, otherwise complete with all plates pedigrees, etc. Uniformly bound in half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, flat bands, gilt title lettering. Some light scuffing/marking, slightly dusty, all binding in very good clean solid condition all hinge joints very strong. Internally, no loose pages, no writing, very occasional library stamp/mark, about 20 in all, plates free of stamps, some occasional spotting/browing. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition throughout. A very good clean copy, in very good clean solid bindings.. Second Edition with Notes and Additions. Large Folio.

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        Ducatus Leodiensis: or, The Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes; To which is added a Catalogue of his [Ralph Thoresby's] Museum [i.e., Museum Thoresbyanum]

      Leeds: Robinson Son & Holdsworth, 1816. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two separate large paper works uniformly bound in half-leather bindings and marbled-paper covered boards with matching gilt lettered leather title-pieces to spines and upper covers: not showing any snags, splits or scuffs; contents equally sound with all plates and pages generally clean and fresh and not showing any pen-marks, just some scattered foxing and occasional browning; this set not from a library and so no such stamps or labels, etc; a very substantial elephant folio set, complete with all plates and pedigrees, in very presentable condition, measuring 47cm tall, 30cm deep and 13cm wide.

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        Loidis and Elmete, WITH Ducatus Leodiensis WITH Second Appendix

      Leeds and Wakefield: T. Davison for Robinson and Son and Holdsworth, 1816. Three volumes complete - Volume One - 'Loidis and Elmete' - [6], 404pp, 2pp; Volume Two - 'Ducatus Leodiensis' - [6], xvi, xvi, 268pp, 124pp, 160pp, 12pp and Volume Three - 'Second Appendix' - 88pp, 6pp. Half-morocco, raised double bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, volume to fourth, marbled paper to sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Worn to extremities, though bindings holding well, loss to paper covering boards at edges, the headband to volume one is loose, absent to volume two. Internally the inner joints are cracked but holding, with some browning and foxing, occasionally quite heavy to edges, but is generally quite bright and clean. Previous owners bookplates to front pastedown and front marbled endpaper. The appendix is bound in a slightly darker morocco, with some light white staining to morocco. 'Loidis' has fifty (of fifty-three) full-page engravings, including two in colour and sixteen pedigrees (lacking three of the five additional plates called for by the Appendix which were issued later, there are four plates loosely inserted in the Appendix, but these are already found bound in the book so are repeated), Ducatus has eleven full-page engravings and thirteen pedigrees (all plates and pedigrees called for). The 'Ducatus' is the second edition. The third volume is particularly scarce, but probably lacks the title (possibly as issued?). Upcott, pg 1390, notes that "an appendix containing some original and valuable matter, which was communicated too late for insertion, together with a very copious index to this volume, and the view of Glenhow [found here in volume one] is announced as being nearly ready for publication", Boyne notes that "many copies want the supplement, and are in consequence much deteriorated in value from want of the index", though only calls for 80pp, not the 88pp, 6pp found here. Upcott 1384-1390, Boyne XCV and XCVI. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Good. Folio.

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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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        The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke,

      London - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke. Bound in the original publisher's boards. In four volumes, complete. There are unopened pages throughout the four volumes. With a manuscript timeline of British political events to the rear free-endpaper of Volume I. Edmund Burke, d. 1797, was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher who, after relocating to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom as a member of the Whig party. He is mainly remembered for his opposition to the French Revolution. It led to his becoming the leading figure within the conservative faction of the Whig party, which he dubbed the Old Whigs, in opposition to the pro-French-Revolution New Whigs led by Charles James Fox. He is generally viewed as the philosophical founder of modern conservatism. Condition: The bindings are generally tight and firm. The front hinges are starting. There is some wear to the extremities, including some bumping and rubbing, with loss to the cloth of the spine, as shown above. Internally the pages are generally bright with scattered spots and handling marks. There is a neat ink signature on the front pastedown of volume 1. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Copy of a Letter addressed to a celebrated Clown (Joey), from a Juvenile Convict on board H.M.S. ++++++, bound to Botany-bay

      London:: L. Marks,. 1816.. Broadside with wonderful caricature signed by Marks at the lower right, showing "Joey" on a stage, with the House of Correction at the left and Newgate on the right, and ships departing for Australia (New South Wales lettered on the hillside). Joey, dressed as a clown in short trousers with food stuffed into his pockets, is exclaiming "What a Prime Prig, I am my Boys!!!". At the right is a poster reading "This pressent (sic) Evening will be performed the Art of Theiveing (sic) made Easy!!!". With the text of a letter denouncing "Joey's tricks", signed "your unfortunate pupil, Filch" and a postscript concerning the formation of a Committee of the House of Commons to examine "such occupations wherein the public morals are concerned". & & John Lewis Marks (ca. 1795-1796 - ca. 1855) was a London caricaturist and publisher working between 1814 and 1832, who initially worked for publishers such as Tegg, but later published his own works in Bishopsgate. During this period William IV was king, with the pious and frugal Adelaide as his queen. Marks is known for etchings spoofing Adelaide during the period of the Reform Act when it was assumed that the queen was advocating in private against reform.& & Some damage to corners where broadside was previously affixed, but only affecting the upper corners of the ruled border surrounding the illustration; paper has some fox spotting. 9 3/4 x 14 1/4". Besides noted defects, very good condition. Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK 1226.

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        HISTORICAL MEMOIR OF THE WAR IN WEST FLORIDA AND LOUISIANA IN 1814 - 1815. WITH AN ATLAS

      Philadelphia: Published by John Conrad and Co., 1816.. xx,264,cxc pp., plus eight colored maps and plans (seven folding). Atlas portion with its own titlepage, with copyright information on verso. Half title. Frontispiece portrait. Late 19th- century three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Text lightly tanned, an occasional light fox mark. Maps neatly repaired. Else very good. One of the most important books on the War of 1812 in the South and West, describing the campaign around the battle of New Orleans. "Major Latour's account of the military events is minute and interesting, and the appendix contains an invaluable collection of state papers" - Sabin. "Chief authority, well-documented, on these operations" - Howes. The eight maps (Sabin states that there are only seven) consist of battle plans and "A General Map of the Seat of War in Louisiana and West Florida" executed by Major Latour in his capacity as Jackson's engineer. Streeter describes the maps and plans (which are sometimes found bound in a separate atlas) as "invaluable," and Clark calls the HISTORICAL MEMOIR... "a detailed and precise narrative of the 1814-15 campaign from the first arrival of British forces on the Louisiana coast until their complete evacuation." Theodore Roosevelt, in his NAVAL WAR OF 1812, remarks that "Latour (who was General Jackson's chief engineer) is the only trustworthy contemporary American historian of this war" (quoted in Streeter). Latour's text was translated from the French by H.P. Nugent. The portrait of Jackson, not found in all copies, is present here, and is a rare early likeness. SABIN 39214. CLARK II:158. STREETER SALE 1075. HOWES L124, "aa." SHAW & SHOEMAKER 38034, 38035. SERVIES 878.

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        The Works

      London: G. and W. Nicol, 1816. First editions. Octavo, 9 volumes. Bound in full speckled calf by Root and Son. Gilt titles to the spine, inner gilt dentelles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece of Johnson in volume one. In near fine condition. A nice set.

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        The Antiquarian Itinerary, comprising Specimens of Architecture, monastic, castellated and domestic [Great Britain]

      London: Wm. Clarke, J. Murray et al, 1816. First edition. leather_bound. Intricate gilt tooling within raised bands. Teg. Seven volumes bound in three. Very good./No Dust Jacket. Demy 8vo, voluminously illustrated with copperplate and wood engravings by the author. With more than 50 copperplate engravings and a host of wood engravings in each volume, each of the latter containing an index of plates. According to ALLIBONE, VOL.II, p.2273 [A CRITICAL DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE AND BRITISH AND AMERICAN AUTHORS] they were originally published in forty-two numbers. "Storer devoted himself to the production of works on ancient architecture, the plates of which, were drawn and engraved by himself, on a smaller scale, were distinguished for extreme accuracy and beauty of finish." DNB p1311. The last volume contains a General and Alphabetical County Index to the Engravings. UNIVERSAL CATALOGUE OF BOOKS. Vol.I, p.34. Minimal foxing. A handsome set in an early Victorian binding -- three quarter green morocco and marbled boards with matching endpapers. Moderate edge-wear, and rubbing with a few corners bumped.

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        History of Hartlepool

      Durham: Francis Humble, 1816. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Pages 180, Appendix xxv. 8vo. Period binding in half-leather. Gilt decoration and label to spine. 2 double-page pedigrees (Brus and Clifford), 16 plates (4 hand-coloured), 1 foldout drawings of town-wall, 1 foldout plan of town. Many in-text woodcuts (particularly coats of arms). Book block is firm and unmarked. Title page fairly foxed, otherwise light foxing. Off-setting to plates. Front hinge cracked but all holding firmly and tight. Spine ends scuffed. Pages 152-160 edge-repaired with tape.

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        Cambria Depicta: A Tour through North Wales, ilustrated with Picturesque Views.

      E Williams 1816. In a superb modern full green goatskin, by Paul Delrue, with blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, blind and gilt tooling, title in gilt to maroon leather label, edges beveled with attractive gilt work. Internally, light brown marbled endpapers, binders signature to fpd, frontis, [3], (iv-xv), [1], [1], 2-467 pp, 71 pl (of 71), [4] adverts, text block edges reddened, minimal browning to edges, occasional light spotting. A very good copy, in a superb binding by Delrue. (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'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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        A Geographical Description of the United States, with the Contiguous British and Spanish Possessions, Intended as an Accompaniment to Melish's Map of these Countries.

      John Mellish, Philadelphia 1816 - Four uncolored maps include Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore Annapolis, all with toning and scattered foxing. The fold out map, "Specimen of the County Maps to be Constructed by virtue of an Act of the Legislature directing the formation of a Map of Pennsylvania", is in beautiful hand color. Shows the Susquehannah River and Harrisburg. Small tear to lower left margin. John Melish (1767-1822) is known for his beautiful early maps of the United States. This atlas accompanied a large separately published six-sheet map of the United States, the first to show the country from coast to coast. Atlas. 182 pp. Illustrated with four uncolored maps and one fold out hand colored map. Small folio (8.25" x 5.5"); wear to original marble board and half leather binding: spine is gilded in 6 compartments. Second edition. Owner signature in ink on front free end paper (Joseph Hamblin). Overall toning and scattered foxing throughout. One page of text with a small tear. Philadelphia: John Mellish, 1816. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cambria Depicta: A Tour through North Wales, ilustrated with Picturesque Views.

      E Williams 1816. In a superb modern full green goatskin, by Paul Delrue, with blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, blind and gilt tooling, title in gilt to maroon leather label, edges beveled with attractive gilt work. Internally, light brown marbled endpapers, binders signature to fpd, frontis, [3], (iv-xv), [1], [1], 2-467 pp, 71 pl (of 71), [4] adverts, text block edges reddened, minimal browning to edges, occasional light spotting. A very good copy, in a superb binding by Delrue. (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'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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        DUNCAN'S ITINERARY Of SCOTLAND; Containing the Roads Through Scotland, and the Principal Roads to London, with the Gentlemen'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's notice. With a Map of Scotland

      Printed for Andrew & John M. Duncan 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'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. 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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        History of the Late War in the Western Country, comprising a full account of all the tansactions in that quarter, from the commencement of hostilities at Tippecanoe, to the termination of the contest at New Orleans on the return of peace.

      Lexington, Kentucky - 1816. Full leather, viii 534 [1] pp. Contemporary leather boards with wera along edges; professionally rebacked with new leather spine with black leather spine label. Foxing throughout with occasional minor ink markings in margins. A sound copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cambria Depicta: A Tour through North Wales, ilustrated with Picturesque Views.

      E Williams 1816. In a superb modern full green goatskin, by Paul Delrue, with blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, blind and gilt tooling, title in gilt to maroon leather label, edges beveled with attractive gilt work. Internally, light brown marbled endpapers, binders signature to fpd, frontis, [3], (iv-xv), [1], [1], 2-467 pp, 71 pl (of 71), [4] adverts, text block edges reddened, minimal browning to edges, occasional light spotting. A very good copy, in a superb binding by Delrue. (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'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 BEN JOHNSON IN NINE VOLUMES, WITH NOTES CRITICAL AND EXPLANATORY, AND A BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR BY W. GIFFORD, ESQ

      London: Printed for G.and W. Nicol , 1816. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. London: Printed for G. and W. Nicol et al, 1816. Measurement 10 1/4" x 1 1/4" x 6 1/2". Book condition: VERY GOOD. Original boards, 9 volume complete set. Elaborate gilt tooling on spine. Gilt top edge. Both Front and rear boards marbled paper. Spines with 5 raised bands, marbleized end papers. Some light yellowing of pages. Corners are bumped and worn. Shelf wear, top spine chipped away, some cracking to hinge. Previous owners book plate in all volumes. Volume 6 and 9: front cover detached from spine. The binding for all volumes is tight and strong, covers are all fragile, dry, showing wear and cracks along cover and spine. & & Volume one contains a sheet of paper that mentions an auction in 1937. Later purchased through William Doyle Galleries, c.1980. Set contains the book plate of Frederic Robert Halsey. Overall very good, leather with some chips at spine and extremities. All boards dry and fragile. Pages have slight ripple, possibly from moisture, but nothing major.& & This set of books comes from the great library of Frederick R. Halsey, Wall Street broker and bibliophile, the intermediary being George Smith, a dealer in rare books. In 1915 the library was purchased by H.E. Huntington (1850-1927) for a total of $750,000. & See New York Times article below for more information:& http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F60D1FFA355C13738DDDA80B94DA415B858DF1D3&

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        How to enjoy Paris : being a complete guide to the visiter of the French metropolis. In two volumes ... to which is added a biographical dictionary of eminent French characters ... / by Peter Herve [complete in 2 volumes]

      London : Printed for the author: and published by Mr. Egerton, Whitehall ... Hoitt .... Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1816. 1st Edition. Description: 2v. (xxiii, 357p; 451p.) Subjects: Paris (France) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks -- 19th century -- Travel literature. "The second volume contains a chonological account of the history of France" --title page of volume 1. Finely bound in the original (contemporary) full aniline calf-backed boards. Professionally rebacked with the original spine laid back. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spine, with spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Some rubbing and wear to the panel edges. Marbled endpapers. Pages are very clean internally, with some light dust-toning around the margins. Previous owner's gift inscription on blank prelim. leaf in volume 1. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        DUNCAN'S ITINERARY Of SCOTLAND; Containing the Roads Through Scotland, and the Principal Roads to London, with the Gentlemen'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's notice. With a Map of Scotland.

      Printed for Andrew & John M. Duncan,, Glasgow: 1816 - Large folding map ["Scotland with the Great Roads and Canals", 20-1/2" x 15-1/4", "corrected for the Third Edition"] as frontis. The itinerary and the observations are on opposite pages, with duplicate paging, 1-81. OCLC records two copies of this 3rd edition [none in the United States]. 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. Period black half calf with marbled paper boards, with front board having a printed green paper onlay, lozenge shaped: "Duncan's Itinerary of Scotland." 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Descrizione storico critica mitologica delle celebri pitture esistenti nei Reali Palazzi Farnese e Farnesina in Roma sotto gli auspici di sua altezza Imperiale la Serenissima Aciduchessa Clementina d?Austria. e di S.A.R. il Principe Leopoldo delle Due Sicilie.

      Roma, Francesco Bourliè, 1816. In 4to (cm. 22,5); cartoncino colorato originale con etichetta coeva con cornice in xilografia e la scritta: Descrizione delle pitture di Raffaello Sanzio e di altri celebratissimi autori della sua scuola nei Palazzi Farnese e Farnesina in Roma. Costa bai 12. Pp. VI, 84, (2). Axs

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        Platonis dialogi. Graece et Latine. Ex recensione Immanuelis Bekkeri

      Berlin/London/Oxford, Reimer/Parker 1816-1823.. 3 Tle. in 8 Bdn. u. 2 Bde.: Commentaria critica. (zus. 10 Bde. ). 8°. XIV, 1 Bl., 384; 1 Bl., 298; 2 Bll., 463; 1 Bl., 469; 1 Bl., 474; 1 Bl., 516; 1 Bl., 476; 2 Bll., 578; XIV, 474; 1 Bl., 473 S. Ln. Mit goldgepr. Rückentit. EA Platonis Dialogorum: Pars I: Phaedrus. Lysis, Protagoras, Laches, Charmides, Euthyphro. Vol II.: Parmenides. Appendix: Apologia, Croito, Io, Hippias minor, Hipparchus, Minos, Alicibiades secundus. Pars II: Vol. I.: Gorgias, Theaetetus, Meno, Euthydemus. Vol. II: Cratylus, Sophista, Politicus, Convivum. Vol III: Phaedo, Philebus Appendix: Theages, Amatores, Alcibiades primus, Menexenus, Hippias maior, Clitophon. Pars III: Vol. I: Politeia/ De Republica. Vol. II: Timaeus, Appendix: De legibus. De legibus, Epinomis, De anima mundi, Epistola I.-XIII, Axiochus, De Iusto dialogus, De virtute dialogus, Demodocus, Sisyphus, Eryxias; Immanuelis Bekkeri in Platonem a se editum commentaria critica. Accedunt Scholia. 2 Bde. Immanuel Bekker (1785-1871), deutscher Altphilologe der als 'erster in umfassender Weise correcte griechische Texte auf diplomatischer Grundlage hergestellt hat, von den Schriftstellern, die er nach Handschriften bearbeitet, sind die Texte aller früheren Arbeiten unbrauchbar geworden...' (ADB II, 301)

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        Reflections and Resolutions Proper for the Gentlemen of Ireland as to Their Conduct for the Service of Their Country

      Dublin: R. Reilly for George Ewing, 1816. xxii, [6], 224pp. Original mottled calf, smooth back, divided into six panels by gilt rules and roll, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels with alternating centre device, covers with gilt roll border and a central oval composed of a repeated lozenge tool, with a harp and shamrock tool to head and tail of oval, shell pattern marbled endpapers. Skilfully rehinged, title label slightly chipped, covers slightly worn with slight damage to rear cover, minor chipping to head and tail of outer joints, corners bumped, boards slightly splayed, a couple of surface cracks to leather on upper cover, small scuff to lower cover. Internally some light foxing, browning and occasional staining, occasionally heavier. Fore-edge of the last twenty or so pages slightly chipped. "In 1738 Madden penned Reflections and Resolutions Proper for the Gentlemen of Ireland, as to their Conduct for the Service of their Country. In this epistle Madden ascribed the low condition of the country to the extravagant and idle disposition of its people, but recommended resident landlords and the encouragement of tillage, linen manufacture, granaries, and credit facilities for Ireland, while stressing that the furtherance of the Irish economy should never harm England's interests. Many of his ideas were not original but came from the works of Thomas Prior, Arthur Dobbs, and George Berkeley. This book was reprinted in 1816 under the patronage of the Dublin benefactor Thomas Pleasants" (Oxford DNB). Lowndes notes the original edition had a preface of 24 pages, "which is not in the privately printed edition of 1816, its existence being therein positively denied by the editor" (Lowndes 1447). Quite an attractive example of Celtic revival style Irish binding. Second Edition. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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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)

      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'. 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. Printed for Messrs. Payne and Foss . . . and R. Hunter [etc.], London, 1816.

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        Christabel; Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep

      London: John Murray, 1816. hardcover. fine. 64pp. Small water stain in margin of 3 pages. Slim 8vo, full modern tan calf, red leather spine labels, ornately gilt spine, t.e.g. London: John Murray, 1816. First Edition. A very nice copy with the half-title, of the first appearance of these poems, two of which are among the best known poetry in the English language.

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        Atlas del Itinerario descriptivo de España.

      [Valencia, Monpié, 1816]. - 24,5x17,5 cm., 14 pp., 2 hojas, 29 mapas grabados al cobre, algunos a doble hoja. Cartoné de la época. Ejemplar conservando todos sus márgenes, es decir sin cortar. Todas las hojas blancas y con la pisada de la plancha muy fuerte. Primer tiraje de los mapas grabados en España. La primera plancha: "Mapa fisico de España", lleva al pie la siguiente leyenda: "Grabadas por Vicente Capilla en Valencia año 1814". Siguen a este mapa: lam.2, Plano Geológico de Madrid y sus cercanias. 3, Geologia. 4, Mapa de España. 5, Mapa itinerario de las cercanias de Madrid. 6, Camino de Perpiñan a Barcelona. 7, Camino de Barcelonaal rio Cenia. 8, Camino de Barcelona a Lerida. 9, Camino de Lerida a Zaragoza. 10, Camino de Zaragoza a Alcalá de Henares. 11, Camino de Zaragoza a Alcalá de Henares (y 2). 12, Camino de Valencia hasta las fronteras de Cataluña. 13, Camino de Valencia a Fuentidueñas. 14, Caminos de Valencia a Aranjuez y Murcia. 15, Camino de Aranjuez para Valencia y Murcia. 16, Caminos de Murcia, a Aranjuez, Valencia y Cartagena / Camino de Murcia a Madrid. 17, Camino de Murcia a Granada. 18, Camino de Aranjuez a Jaen. 19, Camino de Aranjuez a Jaen (y 2). 20, Mapa de los caminos de una parte de Andalucia ( ). 21, Mapa de los caminos de una parte de Andalucia (y 2). 22, Gibraltar. 23, Camino de Cadiz a Mérida. 24, Mapa de los caminos de una parte de Estremadura. 25, Camino de Mérida a Almaraz / Camino de Almaraz a Talavera de la Reyna. 26, Mapa de los caminos de una parte de la Galicia. 27, Camino de Orense a Benavente / Camino de Lugo a Astorga. 28, Camino de Astorga a Palencia / Camino de Oviedo a León. 29, Mapa de las Islas Baleares.

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        MORT D?ARTHUR THE MOST ANCIENT AND FAMOUS HISTORY OF THE RENOWNED PRINCE ARTHUR AND THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE

      London: R. Wilks, 1816. 3 volumes. The Joseph Haslewood edition. 3 engraved titles, 4 engraved plates (1 folding). 24mo, bound in full contemporary calf, gilt lettering with gilt rules and decorations to the spines, marbled endleaves. xxiv, 326 pp; 331 pp; 384 pp. An attractive set of this rare book, internally fresh, normal wear to the bindings which were sometime rebacked. VERY RARE EARLY PRINTING OF MALORY AND ONE OF ONLY A FEW DONE FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS. There were two editions of Malory's classic work dated 1816 and they were considered the first editions of Malory that had been printed since the 1600's--only 42 years later, both editions were considered rare. This edition is understood to have been edited by Joseph Haslewood and differs from the Stansby edition. The story of King Arthur and his brave knights is one of the most durable legends in world literary history. Malory translated the story from "a French book" in the fifteenth century and it continues to be printed today. This particular edition was one of the first to reprint William Caxton?s publication of Malory?s translation: "page for page, line for line, word for word, and with a few exceptions... letter for letter." Such a close study of Malory is valuable in that "Malory is interesting not alone to the archaeologist of words and manners: he has exercised an abiding influence over the subject-matter of English literature and over the technical forms of English prose."

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        History of the transactions in Scotland in the years 1715-16 and 1745-46 : an account of the occurrence of these years, with authentic detail of the dangers Prince Charles encountered after Culloden - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      Stirling, printed for G. Charles, by J. Fisher & co. (1816-1817), 1816. 1st Edition. Notes: Vol. 2 has imprint "Leith, printed for G. Charles, by Gilchrist & Heriot, 1817.". Subject: Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788. Each vol with a half-title. Subject: Charles Edward, Prince, the Young Pretender, 1720-1788. Charles Edward Stuart, Prince, 1720-1788. Jacobites. Scotland - History - 1689-1745. Finely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        KYO^CHU^ZAN

      1816. [EHON] Kameda BOSAI, artist. KYOCHUZAN. Vertically striated covers with horizontal figures, green on creme printed paper title label. String-bound Japanese-style, fukuro toji. The collation follows example "A" at Mitchell 383-4, save for the following: 27.9 x 18.3 cm; the pages are all un-numbered; the seals are printed in red, there is a colophon on the inside of the back cover citing 6 publishers in Edo, Osaka & Kyoto and the publication date as the ninth month of Bunka 13 [1816]. Thus, another variant is added to the long list surrounding this wonderful work. Though many articles have been written and differences between variants catalogued, there is surely more that needs to be said on the subject. Besides the bibliographic niceties involved, this copy captures perfectly the artistry and fun of the "MOUNTAINS OF THE HEART", perhaps the most famous of all Nanga school ehon. A very nice printing with lovely colors on the creamy paper of the better editions. The very first image has a bit of mottling, perhaps a bit of a chemical reaction between the paper and the pigment or perhaps even a desired "effect" as I have seen it in several copies.

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        The Poems of -

      London: Printed for John Sharpe, 1816 - One of 25 large paper copies. 8vo. Engraved title and 5 engraved illustrations, all in proof state, after Richard Westall. liv, 149, [1] pp. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco, covers with blind-ruled border and panel with gilt-stamped floral cornerpieces, spine with raised bands and six compartments, two with green morocco lettering pieces, the rest richly gilt with small floral tools, a.e.g. Fine. Pickering & Chatto label and two bookplates. Lowndes II, p. 803 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        JOURNAL DES DAMES ET DES MODES

      [Paris]: (Revue de La Mesangere), 1816 - 1818. First Edition. Hardcover. University library bookplate on front pastedowns and ink stamps on title pages and bottom edge of bulked text, but in general the text is clean and all of the plates are unmarked. Covers firm, with slight loss of leather from small area on spine where tape was removed. Plates generally clean and fresh; binding Very Good. Six octavo (4-3/4" x 7-3/4") volumes bound in contemporary calf-backed decorated boards with contrasting red and black gilt-lettered spine labels and gilt spine decorations. A full three years of this scarce publication which began in 1797 and lasted until 1839. Present are all of the issues for the period of 1816 - 1818 but one (Issue 63 from 1818) and a total of 247 hand-colored fashion plates of predominantly but not exclusively women, numbered from 1533 to 1784. The 4 plates not accounted for are 1668 and 1739, both the second plate in a single issue, and plates 1773 and 1774 from the missing issue. Most of the plates feature people dressed in fashions of the time, but there are also plates of individual items, usually hats, and several to a plate.

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        General James Wilkinson Memoirs of My Own Time First Edition, Three Volume Set

      Abraham Small, 1816. First. Hardcover Hardcover. Fair. Original three volume set in the original bindings. This exhaustive memoir comprises the defense of Wilkinson's military actions from 775 to 1778 while commanding the army in Louisiana. Volumes two and three lay out his defense during his court martial by James Madison. The court martial was issued as he was suspected of conspiring with the Spanish and Aaron Burr to set up an independent nation in the West. RARE VOLUMES. Binding frayed. Front board of volume 1 detached. Folding tables (13) intact. Atlas issued separately. Fair condition. Published by Abraham Small, 1816

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        The COMPLETE FARRIER And BRITISH SPORTSMAN: Containing a Systematic Enquiry into the Structure and Animal Economy of the Horse, the Causes, Syptoms, and Most-Approved Methods of Prevention and Cure for Every Disease to Which He is Liable: A Detection and Exposure of the Erroneous and Bad Methods of treatment generally adopted; with numerous approved and original recipes for various diseases. The whole rendered easy and familiar, with a view to general utility, and founded on the latest discoveries and experimental facts, to which the progress of improvement for the last twenty years in the veterinary art has led, interspersed with sporting anecdotes, and an account of the most celebrated horses, &c. &c. Equally important and interesting to the British sportsman: as well as inn-keepers, coach-masters, farmers, owners of stage-waggons, &c. Embellished with a series of engravings, executed in the first style of the art, from original drawings in the possession of noblemen and gentlemen of the turf,

      London:: W. Lewis and Co.,. 1816.. 4to. 1st edition. 512 pp.. Period full calf binding; gilt lettered maroon leather title label to spine.. A VG copy (old hinge reinforcement/usual foxing/pos).. Frontis + 12 inserted engraved plates.

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        A New and Correct Plan of the City of Bath

      [Bath]: H. Godwin, [c. 1816]. . Plan dimensions 44 x 52.5 cm, margins trimmed close to neatline as issued. A detailed and striking folding plan of Bath, orientated with north towards the right edge, on a scale of approximately 13½ inches to one mile. The city crest to the upper left corner and with the title to the lower left within a vignette illustration of the Royal Crescent. Dissected into 12 sections and mounted on linen, folds into original marbled paper slipcase with the publisher’s printed label to the upper board. An excellent example. Only three copies referenced on Copac, all in the British Library, with dates between 1810 and 1825 and either published by C. or H. Godwin.

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        The COMPLETE FARRIER And BRITISH SPORTSMAN: Containing a Systematic Enquiry into the Structure and Animal Economy of the Horse, the Causes, Syptoms, and Most-Approved Methods of Prevention and Cure for Every Disease to Which He is Liable: A Detection and Exposure of the Erroneous and Bad Methods of treatment generally adopted; with numerous approved and original recipes for various diseases. The whole rendered easy and familiar, with a view to general utility, and founded on the latest discoveries and experimental facts, to which the progress of improvement for the last twenty years in the veterinary art has led, interspersed with sporting anecdotes, and an account of the most celebrated horses, &c. &c. Equally important and interesting to

      W. Lewis and Co.,, London: 1816 - Frontis + 12 inserted engraved plates. A VG copy (old hinge reinforcement/usual foxing/pos). Period full calf binding; gilt lettered maroon leather title label to spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kyôchûzan (Mountains of the Heart)

      S? Shob?Japan: Sûzan Shobô, 1816). Small quarto. (19)ff. A Japanese book of color woodblock prints by Kameda Bôsai (1754-1826), one of the leading painters of the Nanga or Bunjinga (literati) schools of painting. The seventeen full-page illustrations, five of which extend across the page spread, are landscapes depicting mountainous terrain, comprised of strong, black calligraphic lines with soft colors. Each includes descriptive text printed along the margins and the artist’s stamp in red. The images are simple but poetic, expressing the artist’s love of the natural world, with descriptions that translate as: “The refreshing sound of a mountain waterfall,” “The intoxicating effect of river and mountains,” “Solitary fisher on a wintry river,” and “Jeweled mountains like sapphires and water like emerald,” among others. With a preface and two closing notes. Working during the Edo period, Bôsai was recognized for his paintings, calligraphy, and book illustrations. In her book Block Printing and Book Illustration in Japan, Louise Norton Brown describes Kyôchûzan as “The most charming book produced by the Japanese Impressionistic School.” The colophon, which is adhered to the inside of the back cover, has different lettering and paper than the rest of the book. It is dated 1809, in contradiction to the dates stated in the preface and postscripts; according to scholars of Bôsai, this was most likely the result of careless pasting by the bookbinder. Stab-bound in gray-green wrappers with a printed yellow label to the front cover. Covers and one spot on the spine show some light rubbing and wear, else a fine copy. Protected in a blue cloth chemise that closes with bone clasps.

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        History of the Late War in the Western Country

      Lexington, K.: Worsley & Smith, 1816. [Antq-1]. 534pp. + errata leaf. Hardcover, bound in modern full morocco by W. Pratt, a.e.g. Light shelf-wear, the corners rubbed, cracks at lower hinges; the text-block unmarked. A history of the war of 1812. "For scope and authenticity rivaled only by Dawson's Life of Harrison. Material supplied by two of the ablest commanders, Harrison and Shelby." [Howes M-9. Sabin 42929]. Provenance: From the estate of Ester Elizabeth Reed MD.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.. Octavo 5" x 7.75".

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        Memoirs of the Marchioness de Larochejaquelein

      Edinburgh; London - Archibald Constable and Co; Longman, Hurst, Reees, Orme, and Brown, 1816 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The uncommon first English translation, by Sir Walter Scott, of the fascinating memoirs of Marie Louise Victoire de Donnissan, Marquise de La Rochejacquelein. These memoirs give a remarkable picture of the war, and fortunes of the Royalists. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Rebacked, with the original boards. Translated by Sir Walter Scott, as stated on COPAC. The map is not present. Includes thesupplement chapter. Marie Louise Victoire de Donnissan, marquise de La Rochejacquelein, 1772 - 1857, belonged to a court family and was the god-daughter of Madame Victoire, the daughter of Louis XV. At the age of seventeen she married the marquis de Lescure, whom she accompanied during the Revolt in the Vendee. After his death, she went through various adventures recorded in her memoirs, first published at Bordeaux in 1815. She saved much of her own property and her first husband's, when a conciliatory policy was adopted. After her second marriage to Louis, Marquis de Larochejaquelein, she lived with her new husband on her estates, both refusing all offers to serve in any capacity under Napoleon. In 1814, they took an active part in the Royalist movement in and about Bordeaux. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some wear to the extremities, including some rubbing and edge wear. Internally the pages havesome browningand foxing, with theveryoccasional marginaltidemark. There is a small closed tear to the margin ofpage 355. Overall the condition is good..

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        Select Views of London

      1816. first edition. Papworth’s “Select Views of London,” with Seventy-Six Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates,in a Fine Contemporary Regency BindingPAPWORTH, John P. Select Views of London; with Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Some of the Most Interesting of Its Public Buildings. London: Printed for R. Ackermann, by J. Diggens, 1816.First edition, first issue, with Papworth’s name on the title-page. Large octavo (9 7/8 x 6 15/16 inches; 251 x 176 mm.). [8], 159 pp. Seventy-six hand-colored aquatint plates, including five double-page folding plates. Plates watermarked 1815.Contemporary Regency calf, neatly rebacked, with the original spine laid down. Covers decoratively bordered in gilt, spine decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments, with black morocco gilt lettering label. A little light offsetting from the plates to the text. Armorial bookplate of Frank Brewer Bemis and bookplate of Gladys Robinson on the front pastedown. An excellent early copy. Housed in a tan cloth slipcase.According to Abbey, "copies exist without the name of Papworth on the title-page, but no evidence can be adduced regarding priority of issue. Copies carrying Papworth's name are somewhat scarcer than those without" (Abbey, Scenery). Abbey, Scenery, 217. Tooley 361.

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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

      London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, by J. Diggens, St. Ann's Lane,, 1816. Half-Morocco. Fine. 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 and 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.

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