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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      Edinburgh: Oliphant, Waugh & Innes, 1816-17. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Good. UNCOMMON EDINBURGH EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC WITH INTERESTING PROVENANCE. 4 volumes, each 8vo, 22cm x 14cm, (8.5" x 5.5"), Vol.1, x, [1]-525pp., Vol.2, vii, [1]-542pp., Vol.3, vii, [1]-482pp.,index[53[,errata, Vol.4, [6], xvi, [1]-316, appendix[1]-88pp., index [15]. Full leather binding, quite worn and missing three of the four spine label names and all volume numbers on spine. Union Club library stamps (1 1/8" black ink circle) on a number of pages in each volume. Overall Good+ condition. The second Edinburgh edition (first was 1811) of Smith's authoritative work, first published in 1776. Wealth of Nations appears on virtually every list of the 100 most important books of all time., Union Club; The Union Club of Boston, founded in 1863, is one of the oldest gentlemen's clubs in the United States. Bookplate of [John Lowell "Jack"] Gardner Jr (1837-1898), husband of Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840 - 1924), legendary queen of Boston society. She is quoted as saying, "Don't spoil a good story by telling the truth.", Smith's groundbreaking work on the individual's right to the free exercise of economic activity, "the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (PMM 221) Smith spent the next ten years writing The Wealth of Nations (mainly from his lecture notes) which was first published in 1776. An often-quoted passage from The Wealth of Nations is: "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own necessities but of their advantages"

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        Viaggio in Morea a Costantinopoli ed in Albania non che in molte altre parti dell'Impero Ottomano negli anni 1798, 1799, 1800 e 1801. Che comprende la descrizione de' paesi, le loro produzioni, costumi, usi, malattie e commercio degli abitanti; con alcuni confronti fra lo stato attuale della Grecia e cio' che fu anticamente, in 4 tomi

      Giambattista Sonzogno 1816 in 8° piccolo (cm 16,5x10), pp. xiv, 253, 1; 274, 1; 334, 1; 274, 1; leg. coeva m/pelle con angoli, tit. in oro su tass. al ds. e fregi, tagli spruzz.; collana "Raccolta de' viaggi più interessanti .. dopo quelli del celebre Cook e non pubblicati fin ora in lingua italiana". Traduz. dall'originale francese di F. Contarini, traduttore del "Primo viaggio di Le Vaillant", ill. da 18 tavv. in rame incise da Dall'Acqua e colorate da Lazaretti che raffigurano costumi e scene di vita Locale. Lievi fior. Raro. 655/21

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        Hand Atlas für Reisende in das Berner Oberland. Atlas portatif à l'usage des voyageurs dans l'Oberland Bernois.

      8°. 1 f., 123 p., 1 p. Errata. Avec une vignette dessinée par J. Lory, gravée par Hegi et 10 planches. Cartonnage d'époque. Edition originale, texte en français. - 1. Chaîne des Glaciers de l'Oberland, vue depuis les environs de Berne. 2. Elévation de qq. montagnes aus dessus de la mer ... 3. Routes de Berne à Thoun. 4. Carte du Lac de Thoun. 5. Plan du vallon d'Unterseen et d'Interlaken, entre les lacs de Thoun et de Brienz (plan plié). 6. Vue depuis le Hohbühl près d'Interlaken (panorama plié). 7. Carte des vallées d'Interlaken, de Lauterbrunnen, de Grindelwald et de Meyringuen (carte plié et coloriée). 8. Carte des glaciers entre l'Oberland-Bernois et le Haut-Vallais (carte plié et coloriée). 9. Vue depuis le Faulhorn sur les plus hautes montagnes de l'Oberland-Bernois (panorama plié). 10. Attitudes des lutteurs de l'Oberland (6 figures, planche pliée). - Bel exemplaire. [2 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition

      London: Robert Triphook, 1816.. Limited to 250 copies. Leather cover with gilt motif of Society of Writers to the Signet. VG : in very good condition with marbled edges. Neatly rebacked. xvi, 373pp :: 8 plain and 11 hand coloured plates with engravings and woodcuts in the text :: 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9") :: Includes list of subscribers. Contents comprise Section I on 'The Origin of Cards'; Section II- 'The Xylographic and Tyographic Arts as connected with the History of Cards and Section III 'On Some of the Principal Games at Cards'. Includes an appendix of 15 essays

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

      Imprimerie Royale Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1816. Gal? Jean-Chrysanthe (1783-1845). M?ire et rapports sur les fumigations sulfureuses appliqu? au traitement des affections cutan? 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'Imprimerie Royale; chez l'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.First Edition, First Issue, Variant with Hand-Colored Plates not noted in Ehring. Gal?developed a method of treating scabies and other generalized skin disorders by means of fumigation with sulfur vapors. Gal?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 Gal?himself (see Crissey & Parish, pp. 61-68). There appear to be two versions of the first edition of the M?ire 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 Gal?s work. Given Ehring'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).

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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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        Five autograph letters signed

      Woolwich, 1816. 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.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's Diary and Ladies' 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 Jos?odriguez attacking the survey and its leader, Col. William Mudge. Gregory exposed Banks'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'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'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'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 . . ."Gregory's remaining letters to Baldwin discuss literary matters, including his "account of Biot'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's reading room should not provide daily newspapers for its largely working-class clientele!

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        DAS WESTLICHE AFRIKA

      oder Sitten, Gebräuche und Gewohnheiten der Afrikaner zwischen dem Senegal und Zambia und der Mohrenstämme in der grossen Wüste; nebst naturhistorischen Bemerkungen und der Geschichte der afrikanischen Colonien. Aus dem Französischen des R. B. V. 4 dele. Pesth: Konrad Ad. Hartleben 1816. Med 44 kobbertavler, nogle foldede, 2 kort samt et nodeblad. VIII + 123 + 156 s. Indb. i to samt. hlvlæderbd. St.p.fbl.With 44 engraved plates, some folding, two maps and one leaf of music. 4 parts in two contp. half leather bindings. Stamp on flyleaf.. Miniaturgemälde aus der Länder- und Völkerkunde...der verschiedenen Völkerschaften aller Welttheile. Hrsg. von Ausust Ehrenstein. Vol. 9-12

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        The Classes and Orders of the Linnaean System of Botany (3 volumes)

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme an Brown, 1816.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good ++. 236 coloured plates and 3 uncoloured ones. There is no list to collate against but from other online listings it appears there should be one more plate. 20th c. leather binding (6 raised bands on spine and marbled boards) is clean, bright and tight with all inner hinges intact. Plates, and pages, are clean and bright with some of the tissue guards showing foxing but nothing present on the plates. Minor foxing to end papers. Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel.

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        Läsning till utbredande af medborgerliga kunskaper.

      I-III. Sthlm, C. Deléen, 1816-17. 8:o. (2),VI,96 + VII-XII,95 + (2),XIII-XXI,(1 blank),112 s. + Prospectus. Läsning till utbredande af medborgerliga kunskaper. [=rubrik]. Sthlm, C. Deléen, 1816. 4:o. (4) s. Tre häften i samtida gråpappersomslag. Oskurna och första häftet delvis ouppskuret. Delvis lätt lagerfläckiga inlagor. Prospektet vikt. Med L. F. Rääfs exlibris vars klister ngt missfärgat de främre omslagen.. Lundstedt 21. Allt som utkom. Utgiven av J. C. Askelöf, Clas Livijn och F. B. von Schwerin. Dessa tre var även författare till de nationalekonomiska artiklar som trycktes i tidskriften. "Läsning till utbredande af medborgerliga kunskaper" lades enligt "Svenskt biografiskt lexikon" ned "i protest mot tendenserna till förhandscensur". I detta exemplar är bifogat en alternativ tryckning av tredje häftets sjunde ark (s. 97-112). Det är en variant vars sättning skiljer sig från den slutgiltiga. Schwerins förklaring till varför han frånsäger sig redaktörskapet till tidskriften är i denna variant utförligare formulerad. Hädanefter ämnar han utge sina uppsatser i bokform under titeln "Läsning för swenska medborgare", sannolikt förverkligad i form av författarens "Bidrag till kännedom af fäderneslandet". I de omfattande tryckta listorna över prenumeranter återfinns både L. F. Rääf och hans bror Svante

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        Cambria depicta: a tour through North Wales illustrated with picturesque views, by a Native Artist

      E. Williams,London, 1816. Fine modern binding in quarter-red Morocco. Marbled end papers. xv, 476pp., aquatint frontispece and 69 (of 70) plates. (Holyhead Wake missing). Interior bright with no foxing. A near-fine example. Pugh (1761-1813) was born in Rhuthun but spent much of his working life in London. This volume contains lively illustrations and interesting stories, benefitting from Pugh's insights as a Welsh-speaking Welshman.

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        Härjedals boarne, eller naturens barn.

      Roman. Öfversättning af H. A. Kullberg. I-III. Sthlm, O. Grahn, 1816-17. 8:o. 125,(3 blanka) + 116 + 98 s. Ngt nött samtida hfrbd med guldornerad rygg och titeletikett i glättad papp. Svagt gula snitt. Ryggen lite flammig och med skada överst. Pärmarna med ett par repor tvärs över. Inlagan med tydliga bruksspår och en del småfläckar, t.ex. i del I på s. 40-46 i översta hörnet. En tråkig solkfläck på s. 96-106 i del II. Med B. C. Finemans namnteckning på titelbladet och A. Finemans guldpräglade namnetikett nederst på ryggen.. Originalet med titeln "Die Ignoranten" utkom första gången 1803. Den svenska översättaren placerade historien i Härjedalen. Friedrich Gustav Schilling (1766-1839) var en produktiv och inte bara i hemlandet Tyskland en för sin tid omtyckt och läst författare. Som femtonåring inledde han en militär bana, blev så småningom kapten men drog sig tillbaka till det civila livet efter nederlaget mot de franska trupperna vid Jena och Auerstedt 1806. Hans samlade verk omfattar ett åttiotal band bestående av romaner, berättelser och även en räcka erotiska titlar. Till svenska översattes också den omfångsrika "Qvinnan, sådan hon är" 1817 och "Resan efter döden" 1832 samt de mindre berättelserna "Snöraset eller de älskande wid foten af Alperne" 1820, "Inquarteringen eller prestgården wid landswägen" 1820, "Maskradbalen eller det oförmodade faderskapet" 1820, "Friarne" 1826, "Tåren" 1827 och "Dikterskan" 1845

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        Disquisitio de nominibus in lingua suiogothica lucis et visus cultusque solaris in eadem lingua vestigiis.

      Additae hinc inde sunt generaliores de linguarum origine observationes. 1-2. Stockholm, Henr. A. Nordström, 1816. 8:o. 530; 574,+ (2) s. Lagad reva, utan textförlust, s. 71 i första delen, samt ett par obetydliga småfläckar. Vackra välbevarade hfrbd med blind- och gulddekorerade ryggar, marmorerade pärmpapper och grönsprängda snitt. Från L. F. Rääfs bibliotek på Forsnäs och med dess exlibris. Två volymer. Fint exemplar. Hallenbergs stora etymologiska lexikon kom bara till handskriftstadiet, men han lyckades publicera denna studie över termerna "ljus" och "syn" med lärda paralleller till övriga europeiska och asiatiska språk samt koppling till solkulter. "Man känner sig försatt till Stiernhielms och Rudbecks dagar, ..." för att citera Lindroth. Hallenberg var bl. a. en av de första svenskar som studerade sanskrit. Enligt obekräftad uppgift skall boken endast vara tryckt i 30 exemplar. Oavsett denna uppgifts giltighet, syns den ytterst sällan till

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        History of the Merchant Taylors' School

      London: Ackermann 1816 London: Ackermann, 1816. (ACKERMANN, RUDOLPH) First Edition, First Issue (paper watermarked 1816). Folio. Illustrated with two hand-colored aquatint engravings: by Stadler after Pugin, and Havell after McKenzie. Original drab brown wrappers, uncut, printed label on upper cover, spine perished, some chips to fore- edge, else a very good, tall copy in its original state. Abbey Scenery 438; Tooley 3 . This folio forms part of one of Ackermann's larger, though not so successful projects, his History of the Colleges. Ford in his book on Ackermann notes that William Combe wrote the text for this, as well as five other schools, in 1811, though the book itself did not appear until 1816, with plates. Ackermann believed that "Old Boys" would buy up the volumes with great sentimental gusto; the fact is, the initial subscription was less than 400. He then bound up the remaining sheets separately and sold them as individual folios, this being on of them. Tooley notes that most of these have later issue plates

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        Vita del cavaliere giambattista bodoni tipografo italiano e catalogo cronologico delle sue edizioni. parma, dalla stamperia ducale, 1816.

      Due volumi di cm. 25,5, pp. (8) iii (1) 231 (1); (8) ix (3) 252. Bell'antiporta incisa in rame a ciascun volume. Legatura originale bodoniana in cart. rigido arancione con tasselli a stampa ai dorsi. Qualche ritocco alle cerniere e poche macchiette al piatto posteriore del secondo volume, peraltro esemplare genuino e marginoso (in barbe), fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Celebre biografia scritta da Giuseppe De Lama, amico del Bodoni, per celebrare il tipografo parmense. Esemplare arricchito dalla dedica manoscritta di De Lama (posta al piatto anteriore del primo volume) indirizzata a Palmino Gigozzi che è l'inventore della seconda antiporta. Brooks 1170.

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        Le testament de la vieille cousine.

      Traduit de l'anglais sur la deuxième édition. I-IV. Meaux, de l'imprimerie de Guédon, 1816. 8:o. 292 + 268 + 286 + 339 s. Fyra samtida hfrbd med rikt guldornerade ryggar, bruna titeletiketter av glättatd papp och runda gröna nummerskyltar samt gula snitt. De lätt nötta ryggarna har några små stänkfläckar och pärmhörnen som vanligt lite stukade. Med en del smärre solk- och småfläckar här och där i inlagorna, t.ex. på s. 53-57 i del I och på s. 51-53, 157-58 och 266-67 i del III. Ett hål med textförlust på s. 137 i del I och en gammalt lagat övre hörn på s. 263 i del IV. Med Hedvig Elisabeth Charlottas guldpräglade pärmexlibris och Christian Hammers och Evert Strokirks exlibris. Trevlig svit.. Sjögren Kungliga och furstliga bokägaremärken nr 6, figur 257. Översatt av Hortense de Céré-Barbé från originalet "The old manor house", som utkom första gången 1793. Som poet och författare av romaner och pjäser, bidrog Smith till utvecklingen av den engelska romantiska romanformen. Bland de som hon påverkade kan nämnas Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, William Wordsworth och Coleridge. Charlotte Smith var en företrädare av en liberal syn och i denna roman ställs hennes politiska ideal mot efterdyningarna av det amerikanska frihetskrigen och kampen för demokratiska ideal

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        (af).

      Poëtiska försök. I-II. Sthlm, Kongl. ordens-boktryckeriet, 1816. 8:o. (8),159,(1) + (2),150 s. Samtida ngt nött läckert och originellt blindpressat saffianbd med smalt guldornerat ramverk på pärmarna och gula snitt, stämpelsignerat på eftersättsbladets insida av H. C. Richter. Ryggen ngt blekt. Någon enstaka småfläck. Med Gustav Oxenstiernas exlibris, Göteborgs museums stpl och duplettstpl på titelbladet samt Anders Börjes guldpräglade namn på insidan av frampärmen och dennes bläckanteckning på bakre pärmens insida.. Andra delen innehåller en översättning av "Semiramis" av Voltaire och "Oscar, Ossians son" (från franskan). Anders Carlsson af Kullberg (1771-1851) krönte sin långa ämbetsmannakarriär med utnämningen till biskop i Kalmar 1830 trots att han inte hade någon teologisk utbildning. Han tillhörde kretsen kring Gyllenborg, Leopold och Oxenstierna och valdes in i Svenska akademien 1817. Gustav Oxenstierna var skalden J. G. Oxenstiernas son och det är inte omöjligt att det fint bundna exemplaret var en gåva från Kullberg till fadern. H. C. Richter (1756-1829) var en av sin tids främsta bokbindare i Stockholm. Han var född i Åbo där han också hade sin lärlingstid. Därefter vistades han en längre tid i St. Petersburg där han uppenbarligen satte upp en egen verksamhet. 1793 flyttade han till Stockholm efter att 1791 av Gustav III blivit befriad från att lämna mästarprov till Bokbindarmästarämbetet och beviljats rätt att öppna egen verkstad. Arvid Hedberg skriver i "Stockholms bokbindare" att "Richters verksamhet har lämnat vackra vittnesbörd om hans yrkesskicklighet"

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        TRAITE? DES AIRS, DES EAUX ET DES LIEUX. Traduction nouvelle.

      In-8 p., 2 voll., cartonato ottocentesco, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, pp. (4),CLXXX,170,(2); (4),484; testo francese-greco; con 1 ?tableau comparatif des roses de vents des anciens et modernes? ed 1 carta geografica ?de la Scythie, de l?Egypte, et des pays intermediaires?, f.t. e più volte ripieg. Edizione ?avec le texte grec collationné sur deux manuscrits, des notes critiques, historiques & médicales, un discours preliminaire & les index nécessaires?. "Edizione originale" di questa traduzione. Cfr. Brunet,III,176: ?Traduction très-estimée? - Graesse,III,282: ?Cette édition excellente a été reproduite sans note: Paris, 1816?. All?occhietto un brano (anticamente manoscritto) tratto da "Oeuvres d?Hipppocrate", traduites (dal Dr. Ch. Daremberg), Paris, Charpentier, 1843 - p.173: ?.. et j?arrive à la grande édition de Coray.. Coray était un philologue consommé; et c?est peut etre dans cette édition qu?il a montré le plus de sagacité et de prudence pour la correction du texte. Les notes purement philologiques, sont des modèle de critique littéraire et méritent les éloges san réserve?. Con uniformi lievi arross. e qualche fiorit. ma certam. un buon esemplare.

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        The History of the Renowned Prince Arthur, King of Britain: With His Life and Death, and all His Glorious Battles, Likewise, the Noble Acts and Heroic Deeds of His Valiant Knights of the Round Table

      London: Walker and Edwards, 1816. Hardcover. Very good. Two volumes, 24mo. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece and dual title pages, one engraved in each volume and one typeset. The engraved pages are by Charles Warren after Thomas Uwins. Original tan printed paper over boards, the upper boards typeset within a decorative border, and the rear boards listing the publisher's advertisements (Walker British Classics) showing 59 titles of which King Arthur is the last. Neat stamp and small plate from a Jesuit College library on the reverse of the engraved title and on the half title, respectively, and with some handwritten numbers on the front pastedowns, a small handwritten number on the bottom margin of the titles, light wear to the edges, hinges partially cracked but firm, and light soil else a very good set with fine, unfoxed textblocks in a remarkably preserved fragile binding. Copies of this edition in the original printed boards are truly rare as nearly all were rebound. This is the seventh edition of Malory's Morte d'Arthur, preceded only by editions in 1485, 1498, 1529, 1557, 1578 and 1634, all but the last unobtainable, and the edition of 1634 edition extremely rare. After 1634 no editions of Malory were printed until this edition of 1816. In a modern custom clamshell case, red leather spine, gilt, with marbled paper sides.

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        NOTIZIE ISTORICHE E GEOGRAFICHE DELLA CITTA? DI BELLUNO E SUA PROVINCIA. Con dissertazioni due dell?Antico Stato, e intorno al sito di Belluno.

      In-8 p. (mm. 226x153), 6 opere in 1 tomo, mz. pelle coeva (lievi abras.), fregi e tit. oro al dorso. Vi sono contenute: "Notizie.. della città di Belluno", pp. 134, con un ritratto di Mons. Doglioni all?antiporta e 7 belle tavv. inc. in rame da Francesco Monaco, più volte ripieg. e f.t., che raffigurano: la pianta della città di Belluno, due vedute parziali (Porta della città detta del Doglioni - Palazzo Pubblico del Rettore) e 4 tavole architettoniche relative al sepolcro Ostiliano. "Prima edizione" postuma di questa rara guida storico-geografico-artistica, pubblicata dal nipote dell?A. Cfr. Fossati Bellani,II,2546 - Lozzi,I,305. Unito a: (CARNIELUTTI P.) - "Della Venezia antica" e suoi abitatori. Cenni storici con delle osservazioni sopra il corso della Piave e sopra le strade romane e delle vicende posteriori. Venezia, Tip. Cecchini e Comp., 1842, pp. 176 (angolo inf. mancante a p. 81). Unito a: SCHIAVO A. - "Discorso letto all?Accademia poetico-musicale" tenuta nell?aula del Seminario Gregoriano, pel solenne ingresso in Belluno del Vescovo Antonio Gava, il di? 6 novembre 1843. Con appendice delle notizie storiche intorno alle pubbliche scuole in Belluno. Belluno, Tip. Tissi, 1843, pp. 37,(3). Unito a: CORAULO F. - "Sull?orfanotrofio di Belluno". Cenni. Belluno, Tip. Deliberali,1856, pp. 19. Unito a: ZANARDINI A. - "Castelnovo e Miani". Canti due. Feltre, tipogr. del Seminario, 1858, pp. 48. Unito a: MIARI F. - "Poesie". Padova, Tip. del Seminario, 1862, pp. 112. Esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Poetisk kalender för åren 1812-22. Utgifven af Atterbom.

      I-IX. Uppsala, Palmblad & c. respektive Zeipel och Palmblad och Sthlm, Kongl. privilegierade not-tryckeriet, (1816)-24. 12:o. (2),XXII,(3,1 blank),96,1-84 s. & 4 utvikbara notblad + (2),132,1-122,(2),1-58,47-48,(4) s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,(4),LXIV,96,96 1/2-97 1/2,97-210,(2),1-64,(2) s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,(4),151,(1 blank,2),1-160 s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,(2),XLIII,(1 blank),5-138,(2),1-200,(3) s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,(2),101,(1 blank,1,1 blank),1-180,191-216,1-142,(2) s. & 3 utvikbara notblad + grav. titelblad,213,(3),1-88 s. & 4 utvikbara notblad + grav. titelblad,(6),3-248,1-124 s. & 1 utvikbart notblad + grav. titelblad,303,1-20,(3) s. & 6 utvikbara notblad. Fem fina samtida mörkgröna halvsaffianbd med guldornerade ryggar med lyror i mittfälten. Delvis stötta hörn och lätt nötta kanter. Några spridda enstaka rost-, lager- och småfläckar. Årgång 1813 samt musikbilagorna till 1812/1813 med tilltagande små revskador i yttre marginalen och litet pappersfel i övre marginalen på s. 131-32. Små solkfläckar i företalet till årgång 1816 på s. XVI-XVII och revor i s. 17-20 p.g.a. tunt papper. Smutstitelbladet till årgång 1817 hämtat från annat ex. Nagg i marginalen på s. 111-12 i första pagineringsföljden och på s. 129-30 i andra pagineringsföljden i årgång 1818. Smärre tryckfärgstänk på uppslagen vid s. 20-21 och 28-29 i första pagineringsföljden i årgång 1819 samt marginalnaggar från s. 133 till slutet i sista pagineringsföljden. En ljus fläck i texten på s. 203-13 i årgång 1820 och mindre smutsfläck på s. 169 i årgång 1821. Notbilagorna delvis felbundna. Samtliga försättsblad med bortklippta namnteckningar samt Henric Hallbäcks namnstpl. Läcker svit som tillhört Per A. Sjögren.. Kalendern för 1812-13 i den gemensamma tredje upplagan tryckt 1824 och för 1814-15 i den gemensamma andra upplagan tryckt 1817. "Poetisk kalender" blev populärare bland allmänheten än "Phosphoros" och därmed en viktig plattform för spridandet av nya skolans program. Den hade som förebild tyska litterära kalendrar och innehåller både dikt och prosa samt en del översättningar, inte minst av tyska författare. Atterboms skrev mycket själv, men även hans vänner bidrog med material och medarbetarskaran var talrik, bland vilka kan nämnas Afzelius, Dahlgren, Geijer, Gottlund, Hammarsköld, Hedborn, Ingelgren, Nicander, Julia Christina Nyberg, Palmblad och Sondén. Bland Atterboms främsta bidrag räknas diktcykeln "Blommorna" och det kvasidramatiska fragmentet "Fågel blå". Exemplaret avbildas i Libris katalog 26 där Per A. Sjögrens första vitterhetssamling såldes 1963

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        A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, FROM 1806 TO 1812; IN WHICH JAPAN, KAMSCHATKA, THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS, AND THE SANDWICH ISLANDS, WERE VISITED. INCLUDING A NARRATIVE OF THE AUTHOR’S SHIPWRECK ON THE ISLAND OF SANNACK, AND HIS SUBSEQUENT WRECK IN THE SHIP’S LONG BOAT. WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF THE SANDWICH ISLANDS, AND A VOCABULARY OF THEIR LANGUAGE

      Edinburgh., 1816.. b/w folding map. Campbell was a Scotsman who sailed to China on an East India Company ship, then joined an American vessel which took him to Japan, Kamchatka and Alaska. His ship was wrecked off the coast there and he wintered in a Russian settlement at Kodiak. In the course of these tribulations both his feet froze and were amputated. After his stay in Kodiak he sailed to Hawaii. There, he was befriended by King Kamehameha I, and became the Royal sailmaker. Campbell gives detailed accounts of all his ports and adventures, including his later career as an innkeeper and a butcher in Rio Janeiro. Various bibliographies testify to the importance of his narrative. “Of great value is his description of the Hawaiian Islands.” -- Hill 245. “Campbell’s description of Kodiak is particularly valuable.” -- Lada Mocarski 71. “He identifies some of the earliest foreign residents of the islands, a number of whom were Botany Bay men. His keen firsthand observations on the social structure and agricultural practices of Hawaiians are of great importance” -- Forbes, 461. See also Hunnewell p. 29. Judd 30. Private library stamp at bottom of title page. A very nice copy in contemporary calf binding rebacked to match, with red spine label.

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        Siege & Defence of Fort Erie rare 1816 Battle Plan Map in War of 1812

      Philadelphia: Port Folio Magazine, 1816. 1st Edition. Disbound. Near Fine. UNCOMMON BATTLE PLAN FROM THE WAR OF 1812. Paper: 8 1/2" x 16 3/4". Image: 7 1/2" x 14 1/2" Black aquatint engraved print. Drawn by D. B. Douglass ... U.S. Engineer and Engraved by J. Vallance Map was folded but now flat with paper reinforcements behind the previous folds in three places. Uneven trimming around border edges with no loss, Otherwise, very good condition. Plan of Fort Erie showing fortifications, bastions, and battle plan. Includes scale and some topographical details. Items in the image are lettered for identification however no legend on the map. Fort Erie, across the Niagara River from Buffalo, New York, was the first British fort to be constructed in what was formerly French land following the French and Indian War. During the War of 1812, the fort was held by United States' forces after it was abandoned by British troops in June 1813. The British launched an attack against the fort on August 15, 1814, which was successfully repelled by a well-prepared American army. The British gave-up the siege mid-September., BONUS: Full text article form the Port Folio magazine with this item. Over 20 pages including the index for this map!, The attacking columns were composed as follows: 1) Right Column: Lieutenant Colonel Victor Fisher of De Watteville 's regiment commanding 1300 men drawn from companies of his own regiment and the 8th (King's) plus the light companies of the 89th and the 100th. Their objective was the American battery at Snake Hill. 2) Centre Column: Lieutenant Colonel William Drummond of the 104th commanding 250 men from the flank companies of the 41st and the 104th plus a number of seamen and marines. Their objective was the main fort. 3 ) Left Column: Lieutenant Colonel Hercules Scott of the 103rd commanding 650 men drawn from his own regiment. Their objective was the Douglass Battery located between the fort and the lake shore.

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        Elui-Bibliothek der Deutschen Classiker [Library of the German Classics]

      Aachen / Heilbronn: F.W. Forstmann / G.G. Strasser. 1816-1825. First. First edition thus. 80 volumes with engraved title-vignettes and portraits. Each volume is approximately 3.25" x 3.5". Bound in contemporary half tree-calf with color labels on spines. A very good to fine set with some labels lacking, wear to extremities and some light chipping. A handsome near-miniature library of German literary classics from the early part of the 19th Century. While many of the volumes are available individually, a compete set such as this in their original bindings and in this condition is exceedingly uncommon. .

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        COSI FAN TUTTE. OSSIA LA SCUOLA DEGLI AMANTI

      1816. Paperback. 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.

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        Cambria Depicta: A Tour Through North Wales, illustrated with Picturesque Views

      London: E Williams, 1816 Bound in early 1900 half calf with contemporary red marbled boards, a trifle worn, gilt tooling, light shelfwear. Spine, gilt tooling, with title in gilt to red leather label, light wear at edges. Internally, (xv), [1], [1], 2-476 pp, 71 hand coloured plates, printed by W Clowes, Northumberland Court, Strand, London. newer endpapers, retaining ink signature to fpd, (probably WB Gurney, 1777-1855, a non conformist figure who travelled the British Isles as a short hand writer), coloured frontis, title page relaid with some loss, some creasing and fraying to preliminary leaves, pp 41/42 & 55/56 with repaired closed tears, occasional spotting and offsetting, four of the plates have cropped margins. (Tooley 386. Allibone 1702) PUGH, Edward, miniature painter and topographer, whose association with John Boydell, the publisher of prints, led him in 1804 to commence his most important work, Cambria Depicta. Over the next nine years Pugh travelled extensively on foot through North Wales, and both wrote the substantial text and provided the original drawings. See ODNB. 30.4*22.7cm.

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        Cambria Depicta..... (Complete)

      W Clowes, London: E Williams, 1816 A Tour Through North Wales Illustrated with Picturesque views by a Native Artist (Edward Pugh - from Ruthin). In modern half maroon leather with red cloth. Spine has title in gilt to red label other titles in gilt. Internally, new endpapers, NO inscriptions, tissue guarded frontis, titlepage has been relaid, titlepage has a repaired tear, preface, contents list, plates list, (xv), 476 pp, 71 pl, (of 71 coloured aquatints), some light marginal spotting & browning, 1 page corner has been repaired at margin, evidence of a small embossed stamp throughout, printed by W Clowes, Northumberland-court, Strand, London. A very nice copy.(Abbey 521. Prideaux p348. Tooley 386. Allibone 1702)PUGH, miniature and landscape painter, exhibited twenty-three pictures, mainly miniature portraits, at the Royal Academy between 1793 and 1808. 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, 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: John Mellish, 1816. Second. hardcover. very good(-). 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. 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.

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        A New Treatise on Flower Painting, or Every Lady Her Own Drawing Master: containing familiar and easy instructions for obtaining a perfect knowledge of drawing flowers with accuracy and taste: also complete directions for producing the various tints

      London: printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown [and others], '1816' [plates watermarked 1814-1817; text watermarked 1816-1814]. 1 uncoloured engraved plates of practice strokes, 12 hand-coloured stipple engraved plates after Brookshaw, the first 11 of these hand-coloured plates also present in a second uncoloured state, the final hand-coloured plate faced by an uncoloured pencilled version of the final plate on early Whatman paper (25 plates in total), 8 text pages with integral hand- coloured examples of tints. (Title with old crease). [Bound with:] Supplement to the Treatise on Flower Painting, consisting of eight plates of flowers, accurately drawn and coloured from nature. London: printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown and John Lepard, 1817 [plates watermarked 1817]. 8 hand-coloured stipple-engraved plates after Brookshaw, plus each plate present in a second uncoloured state (16 plates in total). 2 works in one volume, royal quarto (11 1/8 x 9 inches). Expertly bound to style in half green straight-grained morocco over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, flat spine in six compartments divided by roll tools and fillets, lettered in the second compartment, the others with a repeat floral decoration in gilt. Very rare: no examples of this combination are listed as having sold at auction in the last thirty- five years. The publishing history of the New Treatise is complicated: Brookshaw appears to have published up to three editions in parts, anonymously or using the pseudonym G. Brown, between 1797 and 1803. In 1816, the first edition to be published under Brookshaw's own name appeared, and in 1818 an expanded edition appeared. The Supplement is particularly rare: only one edition is known and only the Plesch copy is recorded as having sold at auction. The present volume includes a hitherto unrecorded variant of the first work, dated 1816 but issued in 1817, probably to accompany the brand new Supplement (as here). Brookshaw paired the coloured and uncoloured plates intending that the coloured plates should be used as models by the aspiring artist to colour the facing page.The present examples avoided that fate, although, intriguingly, one of the uncoloured plates is executed in pencil rather than being printed. cf. Dunthorne 52 (1818 edition of the first work); Henrey III, cf.518 (1816 edition) & 520; cf. Lowndes I, p.284 (mentions the Treatise with a Supplement); cf. Nissen BBI 246 (1818 edition of the first work).

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        Emma: A Novel in Three Volumes

      London, For John Murray, 1816., 1816. FIRST EDITION. 3 volumes. 12mo. Title, dedication, pp.322; title, pp.351; title, pp.363. Elegantly bound in original half calf gilt, over marbled sides. Very occasional foxing, bound without the half-titles as often the case, some discreet repair to joints, one volume expertly respined; a very good, presentable set. Emma never fails to fascinate and annoy... 'Emma' is the author's classic comic novel about the perils of misconstrued romance. The main character, Emma Woodhouse, is described in the opening paragraph as "handsome, clever, and rich" but is also rather spoiled. Prior to starting the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like. Gilson. A Biliography of Jane Austen [A8]. Listed in The Observer; All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003], BBC Big Read (200 Best Novels) [2003].

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        The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, And other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David. Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches; And the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons

      Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, by Dawson, Bensley, Cooke, and Collingwood, printers to the University, 1816., 1816. Quarto (31 x 5cm). Contemporary full red morocco with gilt titles and extra ornate gilt tooling to spine, elaborate gilt and blind panelling and borders to boards, all edges gilt. Wide gilt inner dentelle with red silk end papers. Respined with original spine laid back on.; corners repaired. Neat owner's name in an old hand to title page; 'Robinson of Liverpool' bookseller ticket with a word below in red to paste down. Large print in two columns. A superb example.

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        The Prisoner of Chillon

      London: John Murray, 1816. Octavo. 60 pp. First edition. Lacking leaf E8 and half-title. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full navy levant morocco. Panels triple ruled and feature a center device consisting of a capital B below a coronet, surrounded by a laurel-patterned circular frame featuring four simple flowers formed of red onlays. On the inside front doublure is a fine Cosway-style miniature portrait on ivory of a youthful Byron, in a recessed frame with elaborate tooling in blind and gilt. Leather booklabel of Hannah Rabinowitz on verso of front endpaper. A very fine example of this binding style, housed in a fleece-lined folding case.

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        Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition

      London: Robert Triphook. VG : in very good condition with marbled edges. Neatly rebacked. 1816. Limited to 250 copies. Leather cover with gilt motif of Society of Writers to the Signet. xvi, 373pp :: 8 plain and 11 hand coloured plates with engravings and woodcuts in the text :: 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9") :: Includes list of subscribers. Contents comprise Section I on 'The Origin of Cards'; Section II- 'The Xylographic and Tyographic Arts as connected with the History of Cards and Section III 'On Some of the Principal Games at Cards'. Includes an appendix of 15 essays .

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        THE WORKS

      London: Printed [by W. Bulmer] for G. and W. Nicol et al, 1816. First Printing of this Edition. Beautifully and Distinctively Bound Copy of theFirst Appearance of the Best Edition of Jonson 229 x 137 mm (9 x 5 3/8"). Nine volumes. With critical and explanatory notes and a biographical memoir by William Gifford. VERY ATTRACTIVE 19TH CENTURY CRIMSON CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT, covers with French fillet border, raised bands, spines densely gilt in compartments with central pomegranate surrounded by many small tools and framed by palmettes and volutes, each spine with two black morocco labels, turn-ins with very intricate floral rolls, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author in volume I. Front pastedown with heraldic bookplate of Henry Cunliffe (listed in Quaritch's "Dictionary of English Book-Collectors"). Front flyleaf with brief ink notation about William Gifford in a 19th century hand. Brunet III, 565; Graesse III, 476. Lower board of volume I with repaired one-inch gouge to leather near fore edge (perhaps done at the time of binding?), one cover faintly faded, just the beginning of wear along a few joints, other trivial imperfections, but the lovely bindings very well preserved, especially bright, and with only insignificant signs of use. Mild offsetting from frontispiece, two leaves slightly soiled and with neatly repaired tears without loss, very isolated dots of foxing, otherwise very fine internally, the text remarkably smooth, fresh, and clean. This is a beautifully bound set of the first appearance of a major edition of the poems and plays of Ben Jonson (1572-1637) who--excepting only Shakespeare--was the most important literary figure of his age. For the 21 years that he lived after Shakespeare's death, Jonson was the unquestioned ruler in all things literary. In 1616, he was the first playwright to publish his collected dramatic works, and in the same year, he became England's first (though unofficial) poet laureate. Nobody before or after him has ever displayed the fascinating characters of London so vividly on the stage. Brunet and Graesse agree that this is the best edition of Jonson's works. The editor, Gifford (1756-1826), had a colorful and prominent career in the history of English letters. After a cruel upbringing during which the orphaned Gifford was apprenticed to a shoemaker by his indifferent godfather, the youth was befriended by a doctor who financed an Oxford education. He went on to write satires and to edit periodicals, including the "Quarterly Review" for 15 years. DNB says that as an editor, his response to contemporary literature was grumpily unappreciative, but his editions of the old dramatists are highly esteemed for accuracy and thoroughness. Gifford says in the introduction here that he has written a more thorough and accurate biography than previously available. He says that errors had multiplied uncorrected because each successive biographer had copied from the preceding without checking for himself to see if information and characterizations were correct. Gifford's edition was the standard text for many years. The bindings, which make a very fine appearance on the shelf, ought to be signed, since they are handsomely decorated, carefully executed, and distinctively designed--the appearance of the titling labels in the top two compartments (with the four compartments below all filled with dense gilt elaboration) is both quite different and quite pleasing.

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        The Works

      London: G. and W. Nicol; F. C. and J. Rivington; Cadell and Davies; Longman and Co.; Lackington and Co.; R. H. Evans; J. Murray; J. Mawman; J. Cuthell; J. Black; Baldwin and Co.; Rodwell and Martin; and R. Saunders,, 1816. In nine volumes. With notes critical and explanatory, and a biographical memoir, by W. Gifford, Esq. 9 volumes bound as 28 (vol. I in 2, vol. VI in 5, all other volumes in 3), octavo (217 × 131 mm). Each volume bound by C. Lewis in contemporary full calf, spine gilt in compartments, armorial crest of Francis Darby gilt stamped to front and rear board, double gilt rule to covers, gilt roll to edges of boards and turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, all edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece to volume one. Occasional small marks to covers, extremities lightly scuffed, some spotting to endpapers but leaves generally fresh. In excellent condition. Best edition. First edition of Gifford's Works of Ben Jonson, considered by many to be the best edition due to Gifford's comprehensive scholarship. A stylishly unique set, sumptuously bound by the early 19th-century gentleman's binder of choice, C. Lewis, into 28 individual volumes for Francis Darby, Esq., the son of the great industrialist Abraham Darby III (one of the men responsible for building the first ever cast iron bridge, over the Severn). Each elaborately gilt volume now comprises one of Ben Jonson's works.

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        The Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary, containing an account of all the known plants in the world, arranged according to the Linnean system, 2 volumes, complete

      Liverpool: Caxton Press, (1816-1820). First edition. There is some foxing to the margin of the volume 2 plain title page, the last text page of volume 1 also shows marginal foxing, the rest of the text and all of the hand-colored plates are bright and clean, the leather and cloth binding is unworn and very attractive; a bright, near fine copy.. Pp. (4), 790; 885, two engraved hand-colored allegorical frontis plates, one engraved hand-colored additional title page, 106 engraved hand-colored plates. Half roan leather with 5 raised bands, red morocco title label and gilt border decorations at the head and foot of the spine, over green pebble cloth boards, all page edges speckled in reddish brown, 4to. The preface is dated 1820 and plates are all dated 1816-1820. The fine colored plates which show flowers, fruit, vegetables and green houses, are by I. Chorley, G. Dobie, I. McGahey, and T. Dixon. The colored plates show surprising sophistication, and good quality hand-coloring; some plates are technically quite complicated. See Great Flower Books p. 58; Nissen BBI, 754. There are very small circular stamps of the Boots Medical and Science Library in the bottom margin of each plain title page, on the verso of each title page, and on the top outer corner of the first page of the text of each volume, there no other marks in either volume and no signs of use.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

      London, for W. Allason; B Whitrow and Co.; C. Chapple [& 19 others in London]; also W. and P. Jenkins, and E. Khull and Co., Glasgow; J. Cumming and C. La Grange, Dublin,, 1816. In twelve volumes. A New Edition. 12 volumes, octavo. Original drab paper boards, original printed spine labels, edges uncut. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 2 large folding maps. Armorial bookplates of John Henniker, St John's College, Cambridge. Spines rubbed, some labels rather worn, first front joint tender, but a superb copy in unrestored contemporary state. First Allason edition in superb contemporary state. On 1 July 1791, Cadell asked Gibbon to assign the renewed copyright in the first volume to him and Strahan as had been agreed by them in 1780. This extended the copyright of that volume, so that the entire History ceased to be copyright only when that agreement expired in 1804. The expiry of the copyright allowed a number of reprints to appear on the market. This particular 12-volume octavo edition published by W. Allason and a consortium of other London publishers was reprinted no less than seven times between 1816 and 1823.

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        History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster, The

      1816. first edition. Ackermann’s Colleges[ACKERMANN, Rudolph, publisher]. The History of the Colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster; with the Charter-House, the Schools of St. Paul’s, Merchant Taylors, Harrow, and Rugby, and the Free-School of Christ’s Hospital. London: Printed for and Published by R. Ackermann, 1816.First edition. Large quarto (13 3/8 x 11 inches; 340 x 280 mm.). vi, [1, “Arrangement of Plates”], [1, blank], 56; 72; 27, [1, blank]; 32; 34; 22; 40; 34; 43, [1, blank] pp. With forty-eight hand-colored plates (forty-five aquatint and three engraved), including four costume plates and forty-four views by Havell, Stadler, Bluck, and others, after Westall, Mackenzie, Pugin, and others. Second state of Plate 6 (“Winchester College, from the Meadow”), dated “Jany. 1, 1816”; first issue, second state of Plate 23 (“Westminster School Room”), with the masters bareheaded; first issue, second state of Plate 26 (”Charter House”), lettered by means of a printed overslip, depicting two washerwomen with a basket laying out linen on the lawn, and with eleven figures on the paths. Text watermarked 1812, plates watermarked 1812 and 1816.Bound ca. 1950 [by Sangorski & Sutcliffe] for C.J. Sawyer (stamp-signed on front turn-in) in full red crushed levant morocco. Front cover decoratively tooled in gilt, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments with five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, “Cockerell” marbled endpapers. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Occasional very light offsetting from the plates to the text. “Eton College” with a small light stain to the inner margin of the recto of leaf G1 (p. 41) and very slight browning to the recto of leaf K1 (p. 65). An excellent copy, with early watermarks, in a very attractive mid-twentieth-century binding.“[Ackermann’s History of the University of Oxford (1813) and History of the University of Cambridge (1814)] were fittingly followed by a History of the Colleges…Of this also a thousand copies were issued in monthly parts, the first appearing on January 1, 1816…The text, with the exception of the parts dealing with Winchester, Eton, and Harrow (the work of W.H. Pyne), were entirely written by Combe, and the same artists were employed in its decoration, the highest praise for which is that it equals, if not surpasses, that of Oxford and Cambridge. The original drawings for the forty-eight coloured plates were distributed among Westall, who executed fifteen, and Pugin and Mackenzie, who did fourteen each, while one is by J. Gendall, who besides illustrating Ackermann’s publications was employed for some years in managing his business, particularly in developing the new art of lithography. The actual engraving was done by Havell and Stadler, with a few plates by Bluck and Bennett, and four line engravings of costume by Agar after Uwins. Here again it may be noticed that many of the aquatints are printed in two colours before being finished by hand” (Martin Hardie).Abbey, Scenery, 440. Adams, London Illustrated, 116. Martin Hardie, pp. 106-107. Prideaux, pp. 126 and 332. Tooley 3.

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        The Siege of Corinth, a Poem -- Parisina, a Poem [in Sangorski & Sutcliffe signed binding]

      London: Printed for John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1816. Near Fine condition. A bright, pretty, unworn binding -- half morocco over brown cloth by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Imprinted with a tiny stamp: "Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, England." SEE PHOTOS. Sharp corners. Hinges are perfect. Top edge gilt. Raised bands and bright gold spine title. Previous owner's name at top of the half-title page. This copy collates exactly the same as Randolph 55. Tinker 551. Wise I, pp106-107. Not a rare book, but copies in condition as nice as this are scarce, especially when beautifully bound by one of Europe's most prestigious binderies.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine condition. 92pp.

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        The Siege of Corinth. A Poem. Parisina. A Poem. IN PUBLISHER'S WRAPPERS

      John Murray, 1816. 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper; front and rear inside wrappers very lightly spotted, corners of a few leaves mildly dog-eared; original publisher's brown paper wrappers, sewed as issued, backstrip (blank) largely worn away, uncut, a very good, crisp, clean copy now housed in a custom-made green cloth solander case, paper label lettered and ruled in black on upper board. Complete with half-titles to each poem and the 2pp of publisher's advertisements at end (the latter not recorded by Randolph).Scarce in the original wrappers.Randolph, p. 55; Wise I, p.106.

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        Il Decameron di Messer Giovanni Boccaccio

      Co'Caratteri di F. Didot, Italia (Pisa), 1816. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. 4 folio volumes in decorative paste paper boards. Wear and some bumping at corners and spines ends, spines gently sunned and darkened, occasional browning and discoloration internally, light foxing, a few worm holes in upper margin of a few pages at rear of final volume, light foxing. A very attractively printed, wide margined edition of the Decameron F.A. Ebert 203 "A splendid edition", Brunet I, 1003. Size: Folio. 4-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 040435. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        Geschichte, Erscheinungen und Prophezeihungen des Joh. Adam Müller eines Landmanns auf dem Maisbacher Hofe, zwei Stunden von Heidelberg. Aus seinem eignen Munde aufgesetzt. Nebst allen dazu gehörigen Original Briefen in getreuen Abschriften und der Widerlegung von 37 Unrichtigkeiten in der ohne sein Wissen erschienen Schrift: Johann Adam Müller der neue Prophet etc

      Frankfurt am Main, Gebrüder Wilmans, (Druck: Offenbach, Brede), 1816.. Mit lithograph. Portrait und 2 gefalt. lithograph. Tafeln von Joh. Susenbeth. 131 S. Pappband d. Zt.

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        Traité Élémentaire de Calcul Différential et de Calcul Intégral; Précédé de réflexions sur la manière d'enseigner les Mathématiques, et d'apprécier dans les examens le savoir de ceux qui les ont étudiées.Paris: Duprat, 1802. First edition.

      A fine copy of this influential text, which according to Babbage was "so perfect that any comment was unnecassary". "In discussing with a friend the formation of a section of the British and Foreign Bible Society, a society which had the distribution of Bibles as its mission, Charles Babbage facetiously suggested that they form a society to distribute Silvestre Lacroix's <i>Traité Élémentaire de Calcul Différential et de Calcul Intégral</i>, a work in the French analytic style." (Parshall & Rowe: Emergence of the American Mathematical Research, p.7). The result became the Cambridge Analytical Society, and in 1816 the members Babbage, Peacock and Herschel published an English translation of Lacroix's work, "thereby providing the first convinient English account of the continential version of the calculus." (Craik: Cambridge Reform and British Mathematics, p.62). Scarce in such good condition.. Original plain wrappers, uncut (much of spine worn away). A fine unsophisticated copy. Preserved in a clamshell box. XLIV, 574, (2) pp. and 5 engraved folding plates

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        NAVIGAZIONI DI COOK PEL GRANDE OCEANO E INTORNO AL GLOBO PER SERVIRE D&#39;INTRODUZIONE ALLA RACCOLTA DE&#39; VIAGGI PIU INTERESSANTI ESEGUITI DOPO QUEL CELEBRE NAVIGATORE NELLE VARIE PARTI DEL MONDO

      Milan, Milan, Sonzogno e Comp., 1816.. 7 volumes, complete set, FIRST EDITION, Italian text, 1816-17. 12mo, approximately 170 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, portrait of Cook engraved by Giuseppe dall&#39;Acqua as frontispiece to Volume I, folding black and white map of the world at rear of Volume I. 29 very good plates by dall&#39;Acqua, 27 nicely HAND COLOURED by Lazzaretti, pages xl, 212, (1); 334, (1); 286, (1); 318, (1); 393, (1); 305, (1); 286, each volume has a half-title and an unnumbered plate list at the end, except in Volume VII where the plate list precedes the index, bound in half calf over speckled light brown boards, all nicely rebacked with raised bands and 2 gilt decorated and lettered contrasting morocco labels (originally published in printed wrappers), Volume V which is a copy from another set, recornered and with replacement boards which are a very good match with the others. Some corners and some board edges slightly worn, some light damp staining and other small light stains plus occasional very light soiling to most volumes, mainly to margins, except Volume V which is clean and bright, Volume I: light damp staining to upper inner corners of title page and frontispiece with a couple of dark spots, lighter staining to upper margin persists throughout, small closed tear at inner edge of map with neat repair on reverse, small split to edge of 1 fold affecting margin only, Volume II: large light brown damp stain to title page, first 11 leaves and plate of Principessa di Taiti (hardly noticeable), another plate has small light damp stain to upper corner affecting sky only, Volume III: a few dark spots to lower outer corner from half-title to page 81 and then intermittently to the end, Volume V: small closed tear to middle of 1 text page, no loss, Volume VI: light brown damp stain to upper third of last 8 leaves, strongest on plate list and rear endpaper but not obscuring text. Bindings tight and firm. A good set of a scarce Italian account of the voyages of Cook and of some of his predecessors with interesting well executed plates. The first 2 volumes describe the voyages of those navigators who preceded Cook: Byron, Carteret, Wallis, Bougainville and Surville. Volumes III and IV recount Cook&#39;s first voyage, Volume V his second voyage and Volumes VI and VII his third voyage including the continuation by Captain King after Cook&#39;s death on Hawaii. This is a new Italian translation of the three voyages based on various sources alluded to but not named in the publisher&#146;s preface. This edition is especially notable for the coloured plates which show natives and their customs and rituals, their ships, a kangaroo, walrus hunting, the death of Captain Cook, and various scenes. 2 uncoloured plates show tools and weapons. The Death of Cook is the typical scene after Webber showing Cook ordering his Marines to cease fire. Beddie, Bibliography of Captain Cook, 86; Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography, 449. Not in Hill or the Parsons Collection. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        [Atlas to Thompson&#39;s Alcedo; or Dictionary of America & West Indies; Collated with all the most Recent Authorities, and Composed Chiefly from Scarce and Original Documents, for that Work, By A. Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent

      London: George Smeeton, 1816]. Large folio. (26 1/4 x 20 1/2 inches). Small format (8 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches) index leaf mounted on front pastedown, otherwise mounted on guards throughout, 5 wall maps, hand-coloured in outline, by Aaron Arrowsmith, on 19 double-page or folding engraved sheets, each numbered on a small early paper label pasted to the verso of each sheet (&#39;North America&#39; on three sheets [numbered &#39;I&#39;-&#39;III&#39;], &#39;United States&#39; four sheets [&#39;IV&#39;-&#39;VII&#39;], &#39;Mexico&#39; four sheets [&#39;VIII&#39;-&#39;XI&#39;], &#39;West Indies&#39; two sheets [&#39;XII&#39;-&#39;XIII&#39;], &#39;South America&#39; six sheets [&#39;XIV&#39;- &#39;XIX&#39;]), extra-illustrated with a contemporary pen, ink and watercolour key map (sheet size:17 x 16 1/4 inches) laid down on a larger sheet of blank wove paper, the larger sheet mounted on the front free endpaper. (Without letterpress title, various small separations to folds). Expertly bound to style in half diced russia over original marbled paper-covered boards, the borders between the leather and marbled paper on the covers marked with a decorative gilt roll, with the paper armorial book plate of the Earl of Dalhousie pasted onto the centre of the upper cover, the spine divided into eight compartments with semi-raised bands, the bands flanked by blind fillets, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt. [With:] Antonio de ALCEDO (1735- 1812). The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies, Containing an Entire Translation of the Spanish Work of Colonel Don Antonio de Alcedo ... With Large Additions and Compilations ... London: for James Carpenter [and others], 1812-1815. 5 volumes, quarto (10 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches). 3pp. preliminary list of subscribers in vol.I. (Half-titles lacking). Contemporary russia, covers with outer border composed from triple fillets tooled in gilt, enclosing a decorative neo- classical roll in blind, spine in six compartments with semi-raised bands, the bands highlighted with a decorative roll in blind and flanked by double fillets in blind, lettered in gilt in the second and fourth compartments, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled edges. The Dalhousie copy of the most important printed atlas of the Americas of its time, containing foundation wall maps of the region by the greatest British cartographer of his generation. This important copy with contemporary manuscript additions charting Sir John Franklin&#39;s second Arctic expedition, possibly by Franklin himself. The atlas is accompanied by a lovely first edition set of the text of Thompson&#39;s translation and expansion of Alcedo&#39;s classic work on the Americas. "Aaron Arrowsmith, Hydrographer to the King of England and Geographer to the Prince of Wales, was the most influential and respected map publisher of the first quarter of the nineteenth century ... His role in cartographic production was to gather the best information available from a wide variety of sources, weigh the relative merits of conflicting data, and compile from this the most accurate depiction possible of an area. Arrowsmith accomplished this synthesis better than any other commercial map maker of his day and, as a result, his maps were the most sought after and highly prized on three continents" (Martin & Martin, p. 113). Arrowsmith specialised in large multi-sheet maps. These were generally separately-issued, and are now very scarce. His five great wall maps of the Americas were particularly well- received, and became "foundation or prototype maps of the area and were extensively copied by other publishers" (Tooley). These five wall maps were of North America (first published 1795), the United States (1796), the West Indies (1803), Mexico (1810), and South America (1810). They were generally republished many times, as new information became available. Thomas Jefferson considered the 1803 edition the best map of the continent in print at the time, and it was used extensively in planning Lewis & Clark&#39;s expedition (1805-6). Likewise, the 1814 edition of the North America (offered here) was the first map to make use of Lewis & Clark&#39;s map of the same year, and the first to combine Lewis & Clark and Zebulon Pike&#39;s data onto one map. The Atlas to Thompson&#39;s Alcedo is quite remarkable in that it contains all five of Arrowsmith&#39;s foundation maps for the Americas gathered together, and bound into one volume. The Atlas was intended to accompany Antonio de Alcedo&#39;s The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies ... With Large Additions and Compilations (London: 1812-1815. 5 volumes, quarto), i.e. G.A. Thompson&#39;s English translation of Alcedo&#39;s Diccionario geográfico- histórico de las Indias Occidentales ó América: es á saber: de los reynos del Perú, Nueva España, Tierra Firme, Chile, y Nuevo reyno de Granada. (Madrid: 1786-1789). The present atlas is an early version, with the following maps: 1. A Map Exhibiting all the New Discoveries in the Interior Parts of North America ... A. Arrowsmith ... January 1st 1795 Additions to 1811 Additions to June 1814. On three folding sheets, overall image area: 48 ¼ x 57 1/8 inches. (Browned). This copy with manuscript additions to the first sheet, in pencil, drawing in the discoveries made by Sir John Franklin in 1826 on the north coast between the mouths of the Mackenzie and Coppermine rivers, and marking the course of the Coppermine south-west towards Great Bear Lake [see below]. According to Stevens and Tree, "This map was repeatedly re-issued as new discoveries came to light." The present sixth issue is the first to include the important discoveries made by Lewis and Clark during their trans-American expedition. According to Rumsey, "This issue ... remaps the entire continent west of the Mississippi. The changes between this and the last edition are monumental" (p.12). Heckrotte TMC 6/87; Rumsey 32; Stevens & Tree 48 (f); Tooley MCC 68; Wheat 313. 2. A Map of the United States of America Drawn from a number of Critical Researches By A. Arrowsmith ... Jan 1st 1796. Additions to 1802 [but watermarked 1811]. On four folding sheets, overall image area: 46 ¼ x 55 ½ inches. Stevens and Tree&#39;s fifth issue: "Many new place-names and rivers added. A copy of third issue had been observed with paper watermarked 1811 [as here]." Cf. Rumsey 3445 and 4309 (both later issues); Stevens & Tree 79 (e). 3. A New Map of Mexico and adjacent provinces compiled from original documents by A. Arrowsmith ... 5th October 1810 [but watermarked 1811]. On four folding sheets, overall image area: 50 1/8 x 62 inches. First issue. Cf. Phillips p.408; cf. Rumsey 2032 (last issue, of c.1825); cf. Streeter Texas 1046. 4. Chart of the West Indies and Spanish Dominions in North America by A. Arrowsmith ... 1803 ... Additions to 1810. On two folding sheets, overall image area: 47 5/8 x 55 ½ inches. (Small tears to folds of first sheet). 5. Outlines of the Physical and Political Divisions of South America: Delineated by A. Arrowsmith partly from scarce and original documents published before the year 1806 but principally from manuscript maps & surveys made between the years 1771 and 1806. Corrected from accurate astronomical observations to 1810 ... Published 4th January 1811 ... Additions to 1814." On six folding sheets, overall image area: 94 x 78 inches. (Offsetting, small tears to folds, the fifth sheet creased). The final sheet includes a large uncoloured inset of Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and the Falklands. In addition, the above maps are preceded by a contemporary manuscript key map. This is evidently professionally prepared, and may have been produced and bound-in by the Arrowsmiths in place of the usual title page, at the request of the owner of the atlas, the Earl of Dalhousie. Dalhousie was appointed lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia in July 1816. He arrived in Halifax in October 1816, equipped with "an intelligent and well-stocked mind, an exacting sense of duty, a readiness to command and an expectation of being obeyed ... Conscientious and full of curiosity ... With an appreciative eye for rugged scenery... , he adopted the habit of making frequent trips to the countryside" (Peter Burroughs, writing for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography). Given this lively interest in his new domain, it is safe to assume that the present work was often consulted by the lieutenant governor. After a relatively successful period in Nova Scotia, Dalhousie was appointed governor-in- chief of North America in April 1820. His period in office (from 1820 to 1828) spanned the opening burst of northwest passage explorations by the British Navy, events which the governor would have been duty-bound to follow closely. In Montreal, on Friday 24th August 1827, one of the early heroes of Arctic Exploration, Captain John Franklin was given an audience with Dalhousie. Dalhousie recorded the meeting in detail in his journal: "On Thursday Capt. Franklin arrived about 3pm and soon after took me aside to say, that he had brought his charts of the route of the expedition with him, & was ready to describe them whenever it might be agreeable. As it was late, we fixed on next day after breakfast and a most interesting forenoon we spent over them. He had several parts on large scale, starting from Fort William on Lake Superior, & proceeding to McKenzie&#39;s river, Cape Anxiety and Fog island, where he was stopt & obliged to turn back. After these he shewed ... his general & principal chart, which comprehends only the country explored this last year, when he started from Fort Franklin on the Great Bear Lake, S.W. corner. ... The charts are beautifully executed by a Mr. Kendall, a young man of whom [Franklin] speaks very highly. He went over these giving the clearest description of the relative situations of the MacKenzie & Coppermine rivers, also that of the Rocky Mountains" (M. Whitelaw , editor. The Dalhousie Journals [Canada: 1982], vol.III, pp. 110-111). The manuscript additions to the first sheet in the present atlas (A Map Exhibiting all the New Discoveries in the Interior Parts of North America) suggest that it was used during this meeting. This first sheet of the whole of North America is on a large enough scale to have allowed Franklin to put his more localised charts in context, and in three areas Franklin&#39;s discoveries are sketched in pencil and inscribed "Capt Franklin 1826." These inscriptions appear to be in Franklin&#39;s hand. The sketched geographical features record: 1. the coast to the west of the mouth of the MacKenzie River; 2. the coast between the MacKenzie and Coppermine Rivers; and 3. the approximate course of the Coppermine River south-west towards Great Bear Lake. Following the meeting, Franklin continued back to Britain, arriving in September 1827 to universal acclaim. He was knighted in April 1829, in recognition of his achievements. Lowndes I, 26; Sabin 683 ("Copies are sometimes found with an atlas of ... maps by Arrowsmith, but they are rare"); Cf. M. Whitelaw (editor) The Dalhousie Journals (Canada: 1982), vol.III, pp. 110-111.

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        Journal of a tour in Germany, Sweden, Russia, Poland, during the years 1813 and 1814

      London, Murray 1816. 28 cm. 8, (4), 527, (1) Seiten mit 12 Aquatinta-Tafeln von J. Clark, 6 Radierungen von H. Legge, 1 Titelvignette und 1 Textvignette in Holzstich. Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückentitel und Supralibros - Abbey, Travel I, 16 - Lowndes V, 1188 - Erstausgabe. Beschreibung einer Reise durch Südschweden, Norddeutschland, Aland-Inseln, Finnland, Rußland (Seiten 229-420) und Polen. Die Aquatinta-Tafeln und Radierungen wurden nach Zeichnungen des Autors angefertigt. Mit Ansichten von Berlin (2), Moskau (3), St. Petersburg (2), Nowgorod (2), Smolensk (2), Kiew, Krakau, Landshut (Lancut in Polen), Stockholm, Ronneby (Schweden) usw. Die Textvignette mit einem Plan von Moskau. Etwas berieben, Gelenke restauriert, stellenweise gewellt und am Rand fleckig, S. 437/438 Einriß, restauriert - Sprache: Englisch / English -

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