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        The Peace-Republicans' Manual; or the French Constitution of 1793, and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens . . .

      New York: Sold by J. Tiebout & Sons, 1817. 8vo, original printed gray boards, untrimmed. One leaf of publisher's terminal advertisements. A very scarce collection of radical documents, tracts and writings intended as a manual for pacifists, written, compiled and edited from numerous sources by Maria Aletta Hulshoff (1781-1846), Dutch feminist and pamphleteer. Hulshoff, a classic firebrand progressive, lived in voluntary exile in New York between 1811 and 1820. In the preface she refers to herself as the publisher and states that only a "limited number of copies is now to be struck off." She did not retain the copyright, she adds, in hopes that the text would be freely reprinted, in whole or in part. Included is the first American printing of the French Constitution of 1793, in both French and English, with contemporary European writings about it, extracts from the works of Thomas Paine, Rousseau, Cato, Joseph Fawcett (his poem "Civilized War"), anti-war sermons, etc. Boards a little worn and darkened; very good copy.

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        Falconry in the British isles.London, John van Voorst, 1855. 4to (29 x 19.5 cm). With 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates by William Brodrick. Original publisher's blind- and gold-blocked cloth, front board with title and large illustration of a falcon.

      Nissen, IVB 147; Souhart 419; Schwerdt II, p. 145; Wood p. 541; not in Thiebaud. First edition of a complete and important treatise on the art of falconry by Francis Henry Salvin (1817-1904), in which he describes the various species of birds used in England, both hawks and falcons. ''The best English book on falconry and a very attractive publication'' (Schwerdt). The treatise is illustrated with lithographs by William Brodrick (1814-1888); they show 21 falcons and 5 hawks; plates 22-24 depict equipment used for falconry. The stones for the first edition were destroyed after publication so the plates for the second edition (London, 1873) had to be redrawn. With bookplate. Some pages and plates reinforced, two plates loose, some spotting, but still in good condition. Binding discoloured and slightly worn.

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        THE NEW WEEK

      London: W. Bent, [c. 1817, 1815]. London:: W. Bent, [c. 1817, 1815].. 2 volumes in one. 12mo (150 x 95mm). [iv], viii, 134; 144 pp. Engraved frontispiece. Contemporary full red morocco stamped in gilt, all edges gilt, housed in early red morocco pull-off slipcase; hinges starting, front fly-leaf with portion clipped off [former owner

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        Dagverhaal eener reize in de Vereenigde Staten van Noord-America, en Neder-Canada, gedaan in 1817. Uit het Engelsch, met eene inleiding, bevattende een statistisch overzigt der Vereenigde Staten van Noord-America, volgens de beste en nieuwste berigten. Met eene nieuwe kaart.Haarlem, heirs of François Bohn, 1820. 8vo. With large folding map (ca. 34. 7 x 44.5 cm) of America, engraved by D. Veelwaard after John Melish, borders and outlines in contemporary hand-colouring. Contemporary half calf.

      - Clark, Old South II, 227; Howes P-49; Sabin 58362. First and only edition of the Dutch translation of a journal of a journey through North-America and the lower part of Canada by John Palmer, illustrated with an engraved map of North America, hand-coloured in outline. The extensive introduction gives a short statistical survey of North America. On 28 March 1817 Palmer sails from Liverpool tot the United States, together with William Cobbett, visiting New York, Washington, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, Indiana, Missouri, Quebec, and more. The journal is of special interest for the contemporary prices of land and provisions, the observations on the country and the people, and the descriptions of the trade and commerce of the principal towns. "Mr. Palmer travelled through . the greater part of the country he describes; but he confesses that the outlines of his travels were filled up from other books. A plain man of good sense and slow judgment" (Sabin). With a note of the manager of the publishing house (heirs of François Bohn) on title-page, explicitly declaring (probably for a tax-acknowledgement) in the lower margin in brown ink that the book is printed in Bohn's own printing house at Bohn's own expense, signed: P.C. van Olpen, Haarlem, 25 October 1820. Some occasional foxing, otherwise in very good condition. Biinding rubbed along the extremities, but otherwise good. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE NEW WEEK'S PREPARATION for a Worthy Receiving of the Lord's Supper. As recommended and appointed by the Church of England... To which are added a morning and evening prayer for the Closet of Family. [with: ... Part the second].

      London:: W. Bent, [c. 1817, 1815].. 2 volumes in one. 12mo (150 x 95mm). [iv], viii, 134; 144 pp. Engraved frontispiece. Contemporary full red morocco stamped in gilt, all edges gilt, housed in early red morocco pull-off slipcase; hinges starting, front fly-leaf with portion clipped off [former owner's name], light wear to extremities. This item was part of both the Estelle Doheny collection and subsequently from the Lucia Batten fore-edge painting collection. The book is beautifully embellished with a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of da Vinci's last supper and St. Paul's Cathedral. This was surely painted by Helen Haywood, who was a master artist and fore-edge painter during her time. As is often the case with Haywood, her handwriting appears in the volume, inscribing the title of one painting along the “upper” view of the painting, which when reversed also has the opposing title written in ink along the “upper” view of the painting. Batten paid Weber Rare Books $1750 for this volume in 1991 – it is priced the same as then. ¶ Estelle Doheny bought this volume and gave it as a gift to her attorney. ¶ See: Jeff Weber Rare Books, Catalogue 16, “Fore-edge Painting,” item 24. Weber, Annotated Dictionary of Fore-edge Painters and Binders, (2010), pp. 169-174.

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        Falconry in the British isles.London, John van Voorst, 1855. 4to (29 x 19.5 cm). With 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates by William Brodrick. Original publisher’s blind- and gold-blocked cloth, front board with title and large illustration of a falcon.

      - Nissen, IVB 147; Souhart 419; Schwerdt II, p. 145; Wood p. 541; not in Thiebaud. First edition of a complete and important treatise on the art of falconry by Francis Henry Salvin (1817-1904), in which he describes the various species of birds used in England, both hawks and falcons. ''The best English book on falconry and a very attractive publication'' (Schwerdt). The treatise is illustrated with lithographs by William Brodrick (1814-1888); they show 21 falcons and 5 hawks; plates 22-24 depict equipment used for falconry. The stones for the first edition were destroyed after publication so the plates for the second edition (London, 1873) had to be redrawn. With bookplate. Some pages and plates reinforced, two plates loose, some spotting, but still in good condition. Binding discoloured and slightly worn. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Viaggio per Tutte le Antichita della Sicilia.

      Palermo, Francesco Abbate 1817 - Lederrücken mit Golddruck, leicht berieben, Einband der Zeit, marmorierter Rundumschnitt, innen erstaunlich sauber, vollständig (mit allen Karten), seltenes und gut erhaltenes Sammlerstück 289 S., Italienisch 277g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising specimens of architecture and sculpture, and other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions. Illustrations of remarkable incidents in border history and tradition, and original poetry. vol. II.

      London:: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, ... 1817.. Volume II only. Small folio. [89]-209; ci, [i], [xii] pp. Numerous fine engraved plates. Original full crimson red straight-grained morocco, gilt tooled covers, gilt spine, a.e.g. Unrelated broadsheet mounted to rear inside cover. Bookplate of Robert John Verney, Lord Willoughby de Broke. Probably sold by Dawson's Book Shop. Signature and inscription of Gladys McKenney Molony, to St. Mary-of-the-Woods College Library, April 9, 1976. Superb binding. With a fore-edge painting by the “Dover” painter, of “Edinburgh from the Grass Market.” Painted ca. 1926-28. Provenance I: Gladys McKenney Molony purchased this fore-edge painting in 1976 and presented it to her alma mater. The library subsequently sold much of her gift during the summer of 2007. II: Robert John Verney, Lord Willoughby de Broke (1809-1862).

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        Bagneres de Luchon et ses environs.Paris, Charles Boivin; Pau, Auguste Bassy, [ca. 1850]. Oblong folio (26.5 x 37.5 cm). With a lithographed title-page with a hand-coloured vignette, and 29 numbered lithographed plates, all coloured by hand and some double-page (including 1 folding out vertically) or folding panoramas. All plates mounted on thick wove paper with letterpress captions. Contemporary gold- and blind-blocked dark green cloth, gilt edges.

      Bobins collection 956 (25 plates); WorldCat (4 copies); for Petit: Benezit VIII, pp. 256-257. Attractive colour-plate book depicting the spa towns of Bagnères-de-Luchon, an area in the Pyrenees of southern France, adjacent to Spain. The illustrations show waterfalls, lakes, mountains, valleys, glaciers and some villages, each with a caption below the image and sometimes mentioning in the margins the names and heights of the mountains depicted. The plates are drawn and lithographed by the French artist Victor Petit (ca. 1817-1871) and printed by the Thierry brothers in Paris. Some of the plates were also inlcuded in Petit's Souvenirs des Pyrénées (1850).Some occasional minor foxing, a water stain in the outer margin of the last plate (no. 29), not affecting the image, but otherwise in good condition. Binding rubbed along the extremities, hinges weak and partly cracked, and spine damaged.

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        Oeuvres.

      Paris, Beaucé, 1817-1820. Nouvelle Éd. 13 Bde. 8vo. Zusammen ca. 7000 S. Zeitgenössische grüne Halblederbände (Marokko-Einbände). Pothier (1699-1772) zählt zu den herausragenden Juristen Frankreichs, dessen Arbeiten großen Einfluß nahmen auf den französische Code Civil. Berühmt sind seine Schriften zu den Pandekten \"Pandectae Justinianae in novum ordinem digestae\", erschienen in Paris und Chartres 1748-1752. Pothier war seit 1720 Richter am Obersten Gerichtshof seiner Heimatstadt Orléans, seit 1749 war er zusätzlich Professor an der Universität von Orléans. - I. Coutume d`Orléans, Tit. I à XV.; II. Coutume d`Orléan, Fin; III. Traité des Obligations; IV. Contrat de Vente. Retraits; V. Contrat de Louage. Bail a Rente. Constitution de Rente; VI. Cheptels. Contrats de Bienfaisance. De Consomption. De Dépot. De Mandat. De Nantissement. De Société; VII. Contrat de Change. D`Assurance. Prêt a la Grosse Aventure. Du Jeu. De l`Hypothèque. Des Personnes et des Choses; VIII. Contrat de Mariage. Puissance du Mari. Douaire. Droit d`Habitation; IX. Communauté. Donations entre Mari et Femme; X. Successions. Donations Testamentaires. Propes. Substitutions; XI. Donations entre Vifs. Droit de Domaine de Propriété. Possession. Prescription; XII. Fiefs. Cens. Champarts. Garde-Noble. Préciput legal des Nobles; XIII. Procédure civile. Prodédure criminelle. Table générale. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        The Theory of Moral Sentiments;

      Philadelphia: Anthony Finley,, 1817. or, An Essay towards an Analysis of the Principles by which Men naturally judge concerning the Conduct and Character, first of their Neighbours, and afterwards of themselves. To which is added, A Dissertation on the Origin of Languages... First American from the twelfth Edinburgh edition. Octavo (220 x 132 mm). Contemporary marbled calf, black morocco label, smooth spine with Greek key roll and central flower and leaf spray tools gilt, gilt roll to boards, edges speckled brown, marbled endpapers. Bound without the final advertisement leaf. Joints and spine ends, and corners very skilfully repaired; a couple of marginal annotations in light pencil; mild spotting to contents; a very good copy. First American edition of Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments, originally published in London in 1759, the present edition based on the 1809 edition published in Edinburgh by R. Chapman. The initial binder's blank bears a gift inscription in a flamboyant hand from US federal judge James Dandridge Halyburton (1803–1879), "Ellis Gray Loving presented to him by his friend J. D. Halyburton of New Kent County, Virginia".

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        Fabulae Aesopi Selectae, or Select Fables of Aesop

      1817. AESOP. FABULAE AESOPI SELECTAE, or, Select Fables of Aesop: With AN English translation, more literal than any yet extant, designed for the reader instruction of beginners in the Latin tongue. By H. Clarke. Baltimore: Published by J. & T. Vance; J. Robinson, Printer, 1817. Parallel texts in Latin and English printed in double columns. 161 pp. 12mo. Worn and rubbed contemporary binding of speckled calf, with shallow loss at crown. The upper board is detached. Text leaves are age-browned and foxed. This imprint is not noted in OCLC, though it does note a Fielding Lucas Jr. imprint in Baltimore from the same year, with the same pagination. (Shaw & Shoemaker 39948).

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        Oeuvres.

      Beaucé, Paris 1817 - Nouvelle Éd. 13 Bde. Paris, Beaucé, 1817-1820. 8vo. Zusammen ca. 7000 S. Zeitgenössische grüne Halblederbände (Marokko-Einbände). Pothier (1699-1772) zählt zu den herausragenden Juristen Frankreichs, dessen Arbeiten großen Einfluß nahmen auf den französische Code Civil. Berühmt sind seine Schriften zu den Pandekten "Pandectae Justinianae in novum ordinem digestae", erschienen in Paris und Chartres 1748-1752. Pothier war seit 1720 Richter am Obersten Gerichtshof seiner Heimatstadt Orléans, seit 1749 war er zusätzlich Professor an der Universität von Orléans. - I. Coutume d'Orléans, Tit. I à XV.; II. Coutume d'Orléan, Fin; III. Traité des Obligations; IV. Contrat de Vente. Retraits; V. Contrat de Louage. Bail a Rente. Constitution de Rente; VI. Cheptels. Contrats de Bienfaisance. De Consomption. De Dépot. De Mandat. De Nantissement. De Société; VII. Contrat de Change. D'Assurance. Prêt a la Grosse Aventure. Du Jeu. De l'Hypothèque. Des Personnes et des Choses; VIII. Contrat de Mariage. Puissance du Mari. Douaire. Droit d'Habitation; IX. Communauté. Donations entre Mari et Femme; X. Successions. Donations Testamentaires. Propes. Substitutions; XI. Donations entre Vifs. Droit de Domaine de Propriété. Possession. Prescription; XII. Fiefs. Cens. Champarts. Garde-Noble. Préciput legal des Nobles; XIII. Procédure civile. Prodédure criminelle. Table générale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Règne Animal

      Paris: Chez Deterville, De L'imprimerie de A. Belin,, 1817. distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base a l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction a l'anatomie comparée. Avec Figures, dessinées d'après nature. Tome I, contenant L'introduction, les mammifères et les oiseaux. Tome II, contenant les reptiles, les poissons, es mollusques et les annélides. Tome III, contenant les crustacés, les arachnides et les insectes, Par M. Latreille. Tome IV, contenant les zoophytes, les tables, et les planches. 4 volumes, octavo (205 x 125 mm). Contemporary tan calf backed boards, corners recycled from older manuscript on vellum, spine gilt-tooled in compartments with two navy morocco title labels gilt, blue silk bookmarker to first three volumes. Half title to each volumes, 15 engraved plates in the rear of the final volume. Covers somewhat marked and rubbed, light spotting within somewhat more to prelims, tear to title page of volume 4, all sound, very good condition withal. First edition, with all four half titles present, and the 15 engraved plates by Laurillard. This is the seminal work of natural history by the recognised father of comparative anatomy, applying the Linnaean system of classification to the whole animal kingdom, and establishing the four classes, vertebrata, mollusca, articulata and radiata. This four volume first edition is the one cited in Printing and the Mind of Man, "In contradiction to the current view that the structure of an animal determined its functions and habits Cuvier held that an animal's structure was due to its function and habits. Stomachs are required by mobile creatures: plants do not have stomachs. A carnivore needs sharp teeth, powerful jaws, claws, etc.: a herbivore has flat teeth and hooves. This kind of distinction is a commonplace today, but Cuvier was the first to apply such analyses and comparisons to the entire animal kingdom. He also saw that this homogeneity in an individual should enable a competent naturalist to reconstruct a complete animal from any significant part of its anatomy" (PMM 276).

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        Monasticon Anglicanum:

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown; Lackington, Hughes, Mavor, & Jones; and Joseph Harding,, 1817–30. a history of the abbies and other monasteries, hospitals, frieries, and cathedral and collegiate churches, with their dependencies, in England and Wales; also of all such Scotch, Irish, and French monasteries as were in any manner connected with religious houses in England. Together with a particular account of their respective foundations, grants, and donations, and a full statement of their possessions, as well temporal as spiritual. A new edition, enriched with a large accession of materials now first printed from leiger books, chartularies, rolls, and other documents preserved in the national archives, public libraries, and other repositories; the history of each religious foundation in English being prefixed to its respective series of Latin charters. By John Caley, Henry Ellis and the Rev. Bulkeley Bandinel. [Together with:] DUGDALE, Sir Wiliam. The History of Saint Paul's Cathedral, in London. London: Lackington, Hughes, Harding [and others], 1818. 8 volumes bound as 18, folio (475 x 320 mm). Uniformly bound in mid-19th-century deep purple morocco by Clarke & Bedford, richly gilt spines, gilt ornamental panels on sides, gilt supralibros of Archibald Acheson (third Earl of Gosford) on front covers, all edges gilt, richly gilt roll tool turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Monasticon: half-titles, additional engraved titles, letterpress titles in red and black (in 8 volumes), 243 engraved plates (52 double-page); Saint Paul's: half-titles, engraved frontispiece in part one, 64 engraved plates (7 double-page); wood-engraved decorative initials throughout. From the library of the Irish judge William O'Brien (1832-1899), whose discerning collection is a microcosm of late 19th-century taste in book collecting, and included a handful of medieval manuscripts, incunabula, Aldine editions, three Shakespeare folios, 16th-century English books and handsome editions of English literature; subsequent labels of Milltown Park Library;; spines (and some covers) lightly sunned, occasional dark mottling, internally some foxing and light offsetting from plates to letterpress. An excellent set. First of these editions, each of the large paper issue limited to 50 sets, with proof plates; the Gosford Castle copy. "In the early 'forties, [Archibald Acheson] the third earl of Gosford (1806-1864) had formed at Gosford Castle, in Ireland, a large and extremely beautiful library which was sold by private contract in 1878 to the London bookseller James Toovey" (Seymour De Ricci, English Collectors of Books & Manuscripts, 1930, p. 156). A part of the library - "the history, topography, natural history and the important series of books on large paper" (ibid.) - were dispersed through the sale rooms of Puttick and Simpson in April 1884 but some were retained by Toovey's heirs, and the choicest books passed into the Pierpont Morgan library in 1899. Dudgdale and Dodsworth's monumental Monasticon Anglicanum was first published between 1655 and 1673. "It gave the history of the various orders in England, and an account of all the individual monasteries. The surviving foundation charters, and charters relating to the growth of the monastery, were printed in full, and all known benefactions of land made to the monastery were set down. Monasticon Anglicanum established for the first time the importance of charters as a primary source for the writing of medieval history, and as a source for understanding the legal practice of earlier centuries and aspects of the feudal system relating to conditions of tenure. Equally it established for the first time since the Reformation the importance of monasteries and the scale of their territorial possessions" (ODNB). This superb Regency edition "contains everything in the original, and in [the antiquary, John] Stevens's continuation [of 1722-23], with an English account of each monastery, and additions from the Chapter House , Westminster, and public libraries" (Lowndes). It also drew on the records in the Tower of London and the Cottonian collection. Dugdale's history of Saint Paul's – originally issued in 1658 - became "the lasting memorial of old St Paul's" (ODNB) after the great fire of 1666 destroyed the old building. The original plates by Wenceslaus Hollar were re-engraved for this edition by the Finden brothers but the majority of the fine new plates are by the draughtsman and engraver John Coney. With some considerable justification, the editors describe Coney in their Preface as "an artist whose execution possesses the freedom and delicacy of Piranesi, without his occasional obscurity and coarseness". The contemporary art historian Michael Bryan, referred to Coney's plates being "executed with consummate skill... His drawings exhibit all the minutest details without the appearance of labour, yet with a neatness that is truly surprising" (Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers). One of the finest English books of the period, here superbly bound by one of the foremost London binderies of the mid-19th-century, with rich impressions of the plates and paired with Dugdale's famous history of Saint Paul's. A magnificent set.

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        VIAGGIO PITTORICO DELLA TOSCANA Edizione seconda rivista ed accresciuta dall’autore.

      Firenze, per Giovanni Marenigh, 1817. In-24 gr. (mm. 146x96), 6 voll., mz. pergam. con ang. coeva, tit. in rosso e nero al dorso, pp. XX,365; 338,(2),XII; 284,III; 283,(3),III; (2),III,310; (2),298,(4),XI; con ritratto dell’A. disegnato ed inc. in rame da F. Fournier, molto ben illustrato f.t. da 213 pregevoli tavole inc. all’acquaforte, tutte descritte. L’Indice ne riporta 211 e al ns. esempl. manca la tav. XI del vol. 2° (veduta della cattedrale di Prato); sono invece presenti 3 tavv. in più non indicate in indice: (vol. 1°) veduta di S. Lorenzo (a p. 172) e veduta del palazzo Borghese (con 4 pp. di t., fra le pp. 312 e 313) - (vol. 2°) veduta della Ghiacciaia situata in uno dei viali delle Cascine (con 12 pp. di t. al fine). Fra queste 213 tavole figurano: 1 carta geografica della Toscana più volte ripieg. e 4 piante (ripieg. o a doppia pag.) delle città di Firenze, Siena, Pisa e Livorno. "Seconda edizione" (la prima, in folio, è del 1801-03). Rara e notevole opera per il ricchissimo apparato iconografico che illustra in dettaglio le località più o meno importanti della Toscana. Cfr. Choix de Olschki,I,1222 per la terza ediz. del 1827: “Ouvrage très intéressant” - Brunet,II,1330. Solo qualche lieve fiorit. o ingiallitura, altrimenti esemplare con barbe ben conservato.

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        De Medusa in de wateren van Japan, in 1863 en 1864. The Hague, Van Cleef brothers, 1865. 8vo. With 5 tinted lithographed folding maps. 19th-century half cloth, covered with the original publisher's wrappers.

      Cordier, Japonica, col. 579; Nipponalia III, p. xviii; Tiele, Bibl. 234. First edition of an account of the battle that engaged the Dutch corvette Medusa on its way to Yokohama, written by the commander of the ship François de Casembroot (1817-1895), captain-lieutenant in the Royal Dutch Navy. On 11 July 1863, the Medusa was attacked by the ships and batteries of the daimyo of Chôshû, Mori Takachika, as she passed through the straits of Shimonoseki at the entrance to the Inland Sea. The Chôshû were resentful of the official policy to welcome foreigners in Japan and attacked the Dutch ship. Although the crew bravely fought back, Medusa was struck 20 times and four members of the crew were killed. The following year this incident lead to the so-called Shimonoseki Campaign in which Dutch, French, British and American ships retaliated and secured a safe passage for foreign shipping through this important stretch of water.A few spots, the map with a small tear, half-title browned, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Dr. Martin Luther und seine Zeitgenossen. Dargestellt in einer Reihe karakterisirender Züge und Anekdoten. Zur würdigen Feyer des III ten Jahrhunderts der Reformation. Erster und zweiter Band (alles)

      Augsburg, Verlag August Baemer, 1817. VIII, 339 Seiten mit einem Titelkupfer, 3 Kupfertafeln und 1 Handschriftenprobe sowie XXII, 268 Seiten mit einem Titelkupfer, 3 Kupfertafeln und 1 Handschriftenprobe. 19 cm, Halbledereinband der Zeit auf dem Vorsatz ein 5 zeiliger handschriftlicher Eintrag von Johann Heinrich Voß. Es handelt sich um Strophe aus seinem Gedicht \"Luthersinn\". Unter der Strophe von Johann Heinrich Voß signiert.............................................Buchblock mit wenigen min. Bleistiftmarkierungen, sonst guter Zustand Versand D: 3,00 EUR Handschrift

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        Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis en Grèce, vers le mileu du Quatrième Siècle avant l'Ère Vulgaire

      Atlas & Travel Books: Paris chez Desray, Libraire, rue haute-Feuille, No4 de l'Imprimerie de Didot le Jeune. 1817. 7 Volumes Octavo; [clii] 367; Half title, volume title [ii] 517 (518); [vi. including titles],496; [vi. including titles] 507 (508); [vi. including titles] 495 (496); half title, volume title, table of contents,454; [vi. including titles]496. & Atlas in Folio pp 60+1. with 41 copper engraved plates. 5th edition Text uncut. Blue boards with gilt to spines. A matching set of the 1817, 5th edition of Barthelemy's famous Voyage du jeune Anarcharsis en Grèce, first published in 1787. The atlas volume in large folio includes the large folding map Carte Générale de la Grèce et d'une grande partie de ses colonies.. by Barbie de Bocage, for the first time. Originally intended to appear in the edition of An VII [1798-9] as the text of the edition mentions however there were "difficulties du libraire" as Bocage mentions in his Addition critique des cartes de l'Ancienne Grèce [1811] As can be seen from the dates on the cartouche the map was finally finished in 1811 it was only when Didot Jeune again published the atlas in large folio for the 5th edition in 1817 that this decorative map engraved by PAF Tardieu could finally be published. Also includes the double page map of the same title that was included in previous editions. Text: Spine of Vol 5 & boards of most volumes rubbed. Corners and head and tails of spines bumped; Vol. 2-7 pages uncut, heavy spotting throughout. Atlas: spine and boards rubbed; damp stain to front board; lower corners heavily bumped; chip to edge of rear board. Plates: Large folding map of Greece by Barbie de Bocage with light spotting mainly to margins; some spotting throughout. mainly away from images. Portrait of the JJ.Barthelemy in Vol 1 of text Atlas: Large portrait by F.P. Gounod. Carte Générale de la Grèce et d'une grande partie de ses colonies.. by Barbie de Bocage, and 12 maps of parts of Greece with outline colour; 15 maps and plans of ancient Greek sites and battles in black and white, including Marathon, Thermopylea and Salamis, also the Bosphorus, Hellespont and Black Sea.. Architectural restorations of ancient temples, floor plans of buildings and copper engraved views of the Parthenon, Thesion, Sunium and Delphi. A plate of coins with page of explanation. All but the large map and plate 2bis [ the general map of Greece that had appeared in previous editions] unfolded single page plates, with good margins Jean-Jacques Barthélemy 1716 ? 1795) was a French writer and numismatist. Barthélemy was the author of a number of learned works on antiquarian subjects, but the great work on which his fame rests is Voyage du jeune Anarcharsis en Grèce, first published in 1787. He had begun it in 1757 and had been working on it for thirty years. The hero, a young Scythian descended from the famous philosopher Anacharsis, is supposed to repair to Greece for instruction in his early youth, and after making the tour of her republics, colonies and islands, to return to his native country and write this book in his old age, after the Macedonian hero had overturned the Persian empire. In the manner of modern travellers, he gives an account of the customs, government, and antiquities of the country he is supposed to have visited. A copious introduction supplies whatever may be wanting in respect to historical details, while various dissertations on the music of the Greeks, on the literature of the Athenians, and on the economy, pursuits, ruling passions, manners, and customs of the surrounding states supply ample information on the subjects of which they treat. Modern scholarship has superseded most of the details in the Voyage, but the author himself did not imagine his book to be a register of accurately ascertained facts. Rather, he intended to afford to his countrymen, in an interesting form, some knowledge of Greek civilization. "Jean Jacques Barthélemy (1716-1795), also known as Abbé Barthélemy, was born into a well-to-do family in the South of France. Literatus, numismatist and author, he studied Philosophy, Theology and Classical Archaeology. Following a journey to Italy, he was inspired to write a novel whose main character is a young Scythian who wanders through the ancient Greek world of the fourth century BC, with flashbacks to the Archaic and Classical periods. Barthélemy started studying and writing on Antiquity in 1757 and his first book was published in 1788. He died at the age of 80, while working on the fourth edition of this remarkable literary work. Abbé Barthélemy studied the works of Greek and Roman authors and meticulously annotated on his maps the information he extracted. He relied too on the well-documented investigations that J. Foucherot and M.G.F.A. Choiseul-Gouffier had made on the spot, thus complementing his fictional work with accurate representations of the most important locations and battlefields. This multi-volume work ? both a fictional recreation of an era and a travel narrative presenting an idyllic panorama of the ancient world, illustrated with maps and drawings by Barbié de Bocage ? fuelled the public's interest in ancient scholarship. Thus it became a best-seller of the time, and was republished repeatedly into the nineteenth century. " [ Ioli Vingopoulou;Travelogues Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation] Brunet:1,674-675; not in Zacharakis, but see note under Barbie de Bocage. Atlas & Travel Books Greece Anacharsis History

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        Walks through London, including Westminster and the borough of Southwark, with the surrounding suburbs; describing every thing worthy of observation in the public buildings, places of entertainment, exhibitions, commercial and literary institutions, &c. down to the present period: forming a complete guide to the British metropolis.

      London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones [and 13 others in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Dublin], 1817. - 2 volumes, octavo (225 x 140 mm). Original pale yellowish-gray drab boards skilfully rebacked with the original spines laid-down, front covers with wood-engraving of Gog and Magog at the Guildhall, untrimmed. Housed in a custom-made period-style red half morocco solander box, marbled sides. Boards a little foxed and rubbed at extremities, scattered foxing internally. A very good set in the original boards, with the half-titles and plate of Finsbury Square: "Not listed in the 'Directions' and often found wanting" (Adams). 96 engraved plates by Greig, Higham, Wallis, and Varrall, large folding map (extending from Hyde Park to West India Dock, Pentonville Road to Lambeth Palace), 24 woodcuts in the text. First edition, large paper issue, of this delightful illustrated guide to Regency London, laid out in eighteen walks around the metropolis. In many ways this is the forerunner of the modern guide book, giving a small map and directions for each perambulation. Hughson also compiled an illustrated history and description of London, issued in parts and then published as six volumes between 1806 and 1809. Lowndes states that "the author's real name is Ed. Pugh"; which may have been confusion with the Welsh-born but London-resident, Edward Pugh (c.1763-1813), miniature painter and topographer. Adams names him as "David Pugh". "Daniel Pugh, alias Hughson, was clearly not going to be outdone by Pennant and Lysons, two other resolute foot-sloggers, when he added to the title pages of his five volume description of London 'from an actual perambulation'. Twelve years later he was again on the march to gather material for Walks through London. [after the 'walks' themselves'] The book is rounded off with a 20 page architectural history and includes 'improvements' which were then impending such as Nash's Regent Street, already adumbrated on two of the plans. The refinement of the vignettes and the small-scale, well-proportioned copper plates look forward to the delicacy of detail which, at the end of the decade following, became a commonplace among engravers on steel" (Adams). A very appealing copy and most uncommon in the original boards. Adams, London Illustrated, 121; Lowndes p. 1136. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narrative of a Ten Years' Residence at Tripoli in Africa: from the Original Correspondence in the Possession of the Family of the late Richard Tully, Esq., the British consul Comprising authentic memoirs and anecdotes of the reigning Bashaw, his family, and other persons of distinction. Also, an account of the Domestic Manners of the Moors, Arabs, and Turks.

      London:: printed for Henry Colburn,, 1817.. Second edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. xiii, (ii), 376pp, with 7 hand-coloured aquatints and a foldout map. Some browning to endpapers, and a little soiling to the borders of some plates and to the adjacent pages: the text and the attractive plates are otherwise very clean. The map has a few false folds, some wear to top edge where it once protruded, and a little soiling. The Preface warns that the book 'contains, we believe, the only exact account which has ever been made publicly known of the private manners and conduct of this African Despot, and it details such scenes and events, it gives such sketches of human weakness and vice, the effects of ambition, avarice, envy, and intrigue, as will seem scarcely credible to the mind of an European.' Quarto, with sprinkled edges, firm in contemporary half calf, spine ruled and titled in gilt, with slightly scuffed and chipped marbled boards. Very nice copy. [Heavy Item]

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        Charte von Rheinbayern nebst den Rhein-Provinzen von Sachsen-Coburg, Saalfeld, Hessen-Homburg und angränzenden Ländern. Herausgegeben und verlegt von der C.F. Müllerschen Hofbuchhändler in Carlsruhe 1817.':.

      - Altkolorierte Inkunabel der Lithographie b. Christian Friedrich Müller in Karlsruhe, dat. 1817, 38 x 44,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 293. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - Unter der Karte Erklärung der Farben zu den Grenzbezeichnungen. - Sehr seltene "Rheinbayern" Karte

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        A Sketch of the Military and Political Power of Russia 1817

      New York: Kirk and Mercein. 1817. First. First American edition. Tall octavo. 208pp., folding map colored in outline. Publisher's original papercovered boards with printed paper spine, edges untrimmed. Modest loss at the foot, chip on the front fly, map slightly misfolded but sound, and some other moderate wear, overall a very good copy, with the publisher's fragile and uncommon boards in a remarkable state of preservation. .

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        The Bibliographical Decameron; Or Ten Days' Pleasant Discourse upon Illuminated Manuscripts and subjects connected with early Engraving, Typography and Bibliography

      Printed for the author by W. Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare Press, London 1817 - First edition, with half-titles and errata. Hundreds of engravings and examples of type etc., some tinted in red and blue. 3 vols. Imperial 8vo (9-3/4 x 6 inches). Windle & Pippin A28; Jackson no.40; Hart no.186; Bigmore and Wyman pp. 169-70 Nineteenth-century green morocco gilt, a.e.g. Slightly rubbed, else fine Hundreds of engravings and examples of type etc., some tinted in red and blue. 3 vols. Imperial 8vo (9-3/4 x 6 inches) First edition, with half-titles and errata. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Journal of the proceedings of the late embassy to China;: comprising a correct narrative of the public transactions of the embassy, of the voyage to and from China, and of the journey from the mouth of the Pei-Ho to the return to Canton. Interspersed with observations upon the face of the country, the polity, moral character, and manners of the Chinese nation.

      London John Murray 1817 - Sir Henry Ellis was the Third Commissioner of Amherst's Embassy. The portrait is of Amherst. The plates portray the Summer Palace opposite Tien-Sing, Anchorage at Tong-Chow, Temple of Quan-Yin-Mun near Nankin, See-Lang-Shan, Gan-Kin-Poo from the west, Seaou-Koo-Shan from the east, and Island of Pulo Leat. Abbey 536; Cordier BS 2393; Löwendahl 791; Lust 509; Morrison I, p. 255 A very good largely uncut copy bound in modern boards. The maps are foxed, but the colour plates are without any spotting. First edition 4to, pp.vii, [i], 526, [2, errata leaf], portrait frontis, seven hand-coloured plates; 3 maps (one large folding).

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        Essai sur l'instruction des aveugles ou exposé analytique des procédés employés pour les instruire.

      imprimé par les aveugles et se vend à leur bénéfice à l'institution, Paris 1817 - In-8, cartonnage d'attente à la Bradel, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, titre doré, 224 pp. Edition originale illustrée d'un frontispice et de 21 planches hors texte. Coins inférieurs émoussés et tordus, coins supérieurs légèrement émoussés, plats et dos insolés, petit manque sur la pièce de titre, rousseurs éparses, certains cahiers déréglés. Médecin et écrivain, né à Bordeaux en 1780, mort en 1865. Il obtint son doctorat en 1806 avant de se rendre en Espagne où il devint médecin en chef des hôpitaux militaires de l'armée française d'occupation. De retour à Paris, en 1811, il fut nommé directeur de l'institut des jeunes aveugles et parvint, par un procédé aussi simple qu'ingénieux, à mettre ces infortunés en rapport avec les sourds-muets, avec qui ils communiquent leurs pensées de la manière la plus facile.(.) En 1818, il ouvrit une clinique pour le traitement des maladies des yeux, puis il fonda avec Dupuytren, Nache, Pariset, (1820) un recueil périodique, intitulé "La Bibliothèque ophtalmologique". (cf Grand dictionnaire universel Larousse). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Monasticon Anglicanum:

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown; Lackington, Hughes, Mavor, & Jones; and Joseph Harding,, 1817–30. a history of the abbies and other monasteries, hospitals, frieries, and cathedral and collegiate churches, with their dependencies, in England and Wales; also of all such Scotch, Irish, and French monasteries as were in any manner connected with religious houses in England. Together with a particular account of their respective foundations, grants, and donations, and a full statement of their possessions, as well temporal as spiritual. A new edition, enriched with a large accession of materials now first printed from leiger books, chartularies, rolls, and other documents preserved in the national archives, public libraries, and other repositories; the history of each religious foundation in English being prefixed to its respective series of Latin charters. By John Caley, Henry Ellis and the Rev. Bulkeley Bandinel. [Together with:] DUGDALE, Sir Wiliam. The History of Saint Paul's Cathedral, in London. London: Lackington, Hughes, Harding [and others], 1818. 8 volumes bound as 18, folio (475 x 320 mm). Uniformly bound in mid-19th-century deep purple morocco by Clarke & Bedford, richly gilt spines, gilt ornamental panels on sides, gilt supralibros of Archibald Acheson (third Earl of Gosford) on front covers, all edges gilt, richly gilt roll tool turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Monasticon: half-titles, additional engraved titles, letterpress titles in red and black (in 8 volumes), 243 engraved plates (52 double-page); Saint Paul's: half-titles, engraved frontispiece in part one, 64 engraved plates (7 double-page); wood-engraved decorative initials throughout. From the library of the Irish judge William O'Brien (1832-1899), whose discerning collection is a microcosm of late 19th-century taste in book collecting, and included a handful of medieval manuscripts, incunabula, Aldine editions, three Shakespeare folios, 16th-century English books and handsome editions of English literature; subsequent labels of Milltown Park Library;; spines (and some covers) lightly sunned, occasional dark mottling, internally some foxing and light offsetting from plates to letterpress. An excellent set. First of these editions, each of the large paper issue limited to 50 sets, with proof plates; the Gosford Castle copy. "In the early 'forties, [Archibald Acheson] the third earl of Gosford (1806-1864) had formed at Gosford Castle, in Ireland, a large and extremely beautiful library which was sold by private contract in 1878 to the London bookseller James Toovey" (Seymour De Ricci, English Collectors of Books & Manuscripts, 1930, p. 156). A part of the library - "the history, topography, natural history and the important series of books on large paper" (ibid.) - were dispersed through the sale rooms of Puttick and Simpson in April 1884 but some were retained by Toovey's heirs, and the choicest books passed into the Pierpont Morgan library in 1899. Dudgdale and Dodsworth's monumental Monasticon Anglicanum was first published between 1655 and 1673. "It gave the history of the various orders in England, and an account of all the individual monasteries. The surviving foundation charters, and charters relating to the growth of the monastery, were printed in full, and all known benefactions of land made to the monastery were set down. Monasticon Anglicanum established for the first time the importance of charters as a primary source for the writing of medieval history, and as a source for understanding the legal practice of earlier centuries and aspects of the feudal system relating to conditions of tenure. Equally it established for the first time since the Reformation the importance of monasteries and the scale of their territorial possessions" (ODNB). This superb Regency edition "contains everything in the original, and in [the antiquary, John] Stevens's continuation [of 1722-23], with an English account of each monastery, and additions from the Chapter House , Westminster, and public libraries" (Lowndes). It also drew on the records in the Tower of London and the Cottonian collection. Dugdale's history of Saint Paul's – originally issued in 1658 - became "the lasting memorial of old St Paul's" (ODNB) after the great fire of 1666 destroyed the old building. The original plates by Wenceslaus Hollar were re-engraved for this edition by the Finden brothers but the majority of the fine new plates are by the draughtsman and engraver John Coney. With some considerable justification, the editors describe Coney in their Preface as "an artist whose execution possesses the freedom and delicacy of Piranesi, without his occasional obscurity and coarseness". The contemporary art historian Michael Bryan, referred to Coney's plates being "executed with consummate skill... His drawings exhibit all the minutest details without the appearance of labour, yet with a neatness that is truly surprising" (Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers). One of the finest English books of the period, here superbly bound by one of the foremost London binderies of the mid-19th-century, with rich impressions of the plates and paired with Dugdale's famous history of Saint Paul's. A magnificent set.

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        The Prisoner of Chillon, and other poems; [bound with] Manfred, a dramatic poem.

      London: John Murray, 1816 & 1817 - 2 works in 1, octavo. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt-rolled into compartments with floral and lyre gilt tools and red morocco title label, marbled sides, blue speckled edges. Front joint partially cracked but holding strong, wear to edges, extremities rubbed, the marbled paper scruffed in places; a very good copy. First editions, with the half-titles,of The Prisoner of Chillon (first issue, with recto of final leaf blank and verso with list of poems) and of Manfred (third issue, with the Hamlet quotation to title page). This volume combines, in attractively tooled contemporary calf and marbled boards, two of Byron's influential early publications. The Prisoner of Chillon (1816) contains creations largely resulting from Byron's summer spent in Switzerland with Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley, most notably the long titular poem relating the imprisonment and starvation of 16th-century monk François Bonivard inspired by a visit to his prison in the Castle of Chillon on Lake Geneva, and the eschatological fantasy "Darkness" (which was Byron's contribution to the same ghost-story writing competition that resulted, most famously, in Frankenstein). Manfred, published a year after, was Byron's striking Faustian drama of a magician's refusal to bow to his spiritual masters; it inspired a number of paintings (by John Martin and Thomas Cole) and musical compositions (by Schumann, Tchaikovsky, and even Nietzsche). This copy has, laid-in, an autograph letter signed from John Murray IV (1851–1928 – the grandson of Byron's publisher) on Albermarle Street stationery, dated 9 August 1899. The letter is addressed to Rev. Canon F. Meyrick (1827–1906), who had studied at Trinity College, Oxford, and was President of the Oxford Union in 1849. He was a prolific author of theological works, several of which were published by John Murray. The letter discusses the relative rarity of Byron first editions, and the desirability of copies "in their original state". The ownership inscriptions of other members of the Meyrick family appear on the title page. Wise I, p. 113 & p. 123. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Handwritten 1817 Ledger from L. S. Walkley from Haddam, CT

      1817 - Original marbled wrappers, stitched. [72]pp. Two folded sheets with a handwritten Alphabet to the Ledger laid in. The first ten leaves show financial statements with lines for tobacco, broad cloth, muslin, wine, brandy, etc., and then the balance for the ledger. The rest of the leaves contain several poems and a couple of recipes. Five of the poems seem to be original compositions by L. S. Walkley and are signed by him (two are also dated). One is titled Epitaph on Betsey Camp. Another five (in the same handwriting) are unsigned. The last poem and the two recipes appear written by a different hand. Our research suggests that L. S. Walkley was a young teacher. Walkley and his wife sailed from Connecticut taking with them lumber with the idea of building a school in the South. The original plan was to reach Florida, then the estuary of the Mississippi, then travel inland until a good site was found. However, Walkley's wife died during the voyage and was buried at sea and all his lumber had to be tossed overboard during a severe storm. Walkley eventually settled in Alabama several years later, where he finally established a school. ; Quarto. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Geschichte der Bildung, Beraubung und Vernichtung der alten heidelbergischen Buchersammlungen. Ein Beytrag zur Literargeschichte vornehmlich des funfzehnten und sechszehnten Jahrhunderts…Nebst einem meist beschreibenden Verzeichniss der im Jahr 1816 von dem Pabst Pius VII. der Universität Heidelberg zurückgegebenen Handschriften, und einigen Schriftproben

      Two engraved plates with nine facsimiles, printed in color. x, 552 pp. 8vo, orig. blue wrappers, uncut. Heidelberg: A. Oswald, 1817. First edition of this invaluable and tragic history of the Bibliotheca Palatina of Heidelberg, the most important library of the German Renaissance, along with accounts of other Heidelberg libraries. "Ninety-five years after the sack of Rome by Lutheran lands-knechts a Catholic army marched into the Palatinate to punish its Calvinist Elector. To Pope Gregory XV a glorious prize suddenly appeared within reach: the famous public library of Heidelberg, founded in the mid-sixteenth century by the Elector Ottheinrich, celebrated for its ancient manuscripts sequestered from the abbey of Lorsch (including another Vergil of great antiquity). The nuncio in Cologne was instructed discreetly to make known in Germany the Pope's willingness to accept an offer of the collection, and his wish was granted by Maximilian of Bavaria within five days of the town's capture. Three thousand, five hundred manuscripts and five thousand printed books from the Elector's private collection and the university as well as from the public library were removed to Rome. Thus the Palatina ceased to exist; its shelves were chopped up to make packing-cases, and Bavarian soldiers helped themselves to the books that remained behind. Two centuries later consciences were still troubled and in 1815-6 Pius VII returned all the German manuscripts, 842 in number, and forty-two in Latin to the Duchy of Baden."-Hobson, Great Libraries, p. 80. Wilken (1777-1840), prorector of Heidelberg University, negotiated with the French government the return of 38 Palatina manuscripts which had been ceded by the Vatican to the French in 1797 by the Treaty of Tolentino. Very fine copy in original state. From the Wittelsbach library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria.

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        Karl Friedrich Schinkel. Berlin. Teil 1 - 3 komplett. Teil 1) Bauten für die Kunst, Kirchen, Denkmalpflege. 2) Stadtbaupläne, Brücken, Straßen, Tore, Plätze. 3) Bauten für Wissenschaft, Verwaltung, Heer, Wohnbau und Denkmäler (= Abteilung 1, Band 1, Teile 1 - 3 der Reihe).

      Standort: Archi 35,5 x 25,5 cm. Bände 1 und 3 sind Original-Leinenbände, Band 2: Originalhalbleinenband, etwas bestoßen und lichtgedunkelt. Im dazu passenden, privat angefertigten Leinenschuber. Bände 1 und 3: die Originalschutzumschläge sind komplett und unauffällig aufgezogen, Umschlag von Band 2 wurde nach dem Original neu angefertigt. 8 Blatt Titelei, Geleitwort, Vorwort und Inhaltsverzeichnis, 399 (1) Seiten / 136 Seiten / 4 Blatt Titelei und Inhalt, 378 (2) Seiten, jeweils reich einfarbig bebildert mit Faksimiles, Aufrissen, Grundrissen etc. Insgesamt sauberes, gut erhaltenes Werk. Aus dem Inhalt Band 1: Museum am Lustgarten, Nationaltheater, Schauspielhaus, Opernhaus, Singakademie, Petrikirche, Domkirche, Kirchen auf dem Spittelmark und Werderschen Markt. Band 2: Bebauungspläne für die Innenstadt der Jahre 1817, 1823, 1833, 1835, 1840, Neue Wilhelmstraße und Marschallbrücke, Schlossbrücke, Hallesches, Potsdamer und Neues Tor, Petriplatz, Lustgarten. Band 3) Akademie der Künste und Wissenschaften, Universität, Sternwarte, Rathaus, Neue Wache, Kasernen, Schinkels bildnerisches Schaffen für Berlin, Entwürfe als Bildhauer, Kreuzbergdenkmal, Kanzel und Bildwerke der Domkirche. --- Mit Verzeichnis der Personen, Abbildungen und Orte. --- Band 2: Namenszug eines Vorbesitzers auf dem Vorsatz, datiert 1952. --- Späterer Untertitel Titel der Reihe: Lebenswerk.

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        A NEW AND COMPLETE SYSTEM OF UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY; or an Authentic History and interesting description of the WHOLE WORLD and its inhabitants Comprehending a copious and entertaining Account of all the EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES, REPUBLICS, AND COLONIES, of ASIA, AFRICA, AMERICA, AND EUROPE... (volumes I and II)

      PRINTED FOR THOMAS KELLY, 1817. N. 2 vol. in -4 (22 x 26,5 cm.), legature d'epoca tutta pelle sfumata marrone, cornici in oro sui piatti, titoli e fregi, sempre in oro, ai dorsi, pp. XX, 774, 1105, (1), 2 incisioni alle 2 antiporte, frontespizi sempre incisi, 78 tra carte geografiche (a p.pagina e più volte ripiegate, compreso i planisferi e le carte dei continenti) e vedute incise in litografia (f.testo a p.pagina). Condizioni generali abbastanza buone (modeste fioriture e bruniture su alcune pagine), legatura ben salda per cui perfettamente sfogliabile - RARO (vedi fotografie). Embellished with numerous Engrawings, executed by Artisus of the first Ability, and illustrated by correct Statistical Tables, and a new Set of accurate Maps, forming an ORNAMENTAL AND COMPLETE ATLAS (2 volumes) - Good conditions. SECOLO XIX (prima metà)

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        THE BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DECAMERON; or, Ten Days' Pleasant Discourse upon Illuminated Manuscripts, and subjects connected with Engravings, Typography, and Bibliography.

      London: Shakespeare Press, 1817. Three volumes. 6 1/4 x 10. vi, ccxxv, 410; 535; 544 pages + 37 plates. Copiously illustrated with wood and copper engravings, some printed on India paper and mounted. Rich brown morocco by The Monastery Hill Bindery, a single gilt rule on covers; spine in 6 compartments with gilt rules; the raised bands extend onto the covers and taper to blindstamped fleurons; top edges gilt; wide turn-ins gilt, brown batik endpapers. Very slight wear. Bookplate of Julia Parker Wightman. A fine set. Handsome, lavish volumes printed by William Bulmer. His Shakespeare Press, in conjunction with the types of William Martin (a Baskerville disciple), is still renowned. In A History of the Old English Letter Founderies, Reed writes " A history of this celebrated Press would almost involve a history of fine printing in the first quarter of the present century. Dibdin, in the second volume of his Bibliographical Decameron has given a list of its most famous impressions. Bulmer was a personal friend of Thomas Bewick, the engraver, many of whose blocks were cut for his books. He spared no pains to render the typography of his press the most correct and beautiful England had hitherto known." Reed goes on to say The Decameron is one Bulmer's finest specimens.

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        A Sketch of the Public Life of the Duke of Otranto

      Philadelphia: M. Carey and Son, 1817. First American Edition. Leather_bound. Fair. 12mo. 172pp. 24pp publishers catalog. Brown calf with missing spine label. Joints are cracked, spine is chipped upper section. Edge wear to boards. Moderate foxing and toning to pages. The name John Clarke 1834 is stamped on front paste down and right front end sheet. An old ink name, hard to distinguish, is written on the right front paste down. The name of Tomlinson Fort written in old ink on the title page. No author attributed to this work but thought to have been written by Joseph Fouche. The first appearance of this work appeared in London 1816.

      [Bookseller: Americana Books ABAA]
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        Essay On The Mysteries Of Eleusis (Half Title: Essay On The Eleusinian Mysteries), Witrh Observations By J. Christie

      Rodwell And Martin, London 1817 - Xv, Folding Plate, 188 Pp., 8 5/8" Tall. First Printing. Quarter Calf, Spine Gilt, Red Morocco Label, Over Marbled Boards, With Matching Marbled Endpapers And Marbled Page Edges; Recently Re-Backed Preserving Original Spine, Boards And Endpapers. Additional Engraved Title Page, Folding Engraving, And Engraved Headpiece. Presents Exceptionally Well, Very Near Fine, Edges Of Page Block Still Shiny, Pages Crisp. Small Armorial Bookplate Of John Harrison. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        A brief exposé, which every person, who insures either life or property in Ireland, should carefully read, and perfectly understand. If insurance be profitable to the trading companies, how can they contend it should not yield profit to the Norwich Union? What then is the difference between the two systems, except that the few share-holders divide the profits in the first case: but in the second ALL who insure at the Norwich Union SAVE one half the premium.

      [Dublin] N. Kelly & Son, South Great George's-Street - Printers to the Norwich Union Fire and Life Association. 1817. 8vo., (2) + 26pp., old red inkstamp of a mercantile library on title-page and on one text page, recent marbled boards lettered on spine. A good, crisp, copy. First (only?) edition. The Norwich Union here attempts to sell its products in Ireland by showing that its premiums were no more than half those charged by other companies and defends itself against the undeserved allegations of its rivals. 'The Norwich Union Association, above 21 years established for the purpose of cheapening the excessive expence charged by the Companies for Insuring, has been attacked without provocation, without reference to facts, without the slightest observance of veracity, or the colour of justice. This Institution, so stable in its system, so liberal in its principle, and so disinterested in all its views, has been assailed by every weapon that little, but malignant cunning, that calumny, clamour, misrepresentation and disingenuousness could direct against it.'

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        SRI LANKA: A VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, AND FINANCIAL INTERESTS OF CEYLON. WITH AN APPENDIX; CONTAINING SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL LAWS AND USAGES OF THE CANDIANS; PORT AND CUSTOM HOUSE REGULATIONS; TABLES OF EXPORTS AND IMPORTS, PUBLISH REVENUE

      Large 8° (23.5 x 15 cm / 9 x 6 inches): Collation Complete – 1 Large Folding Coloured Map, 8 ff., 577 pp., 1 p. Advertisements, bound in original light blue publisher’s boards with tan paper spine and pastedown printed title (Very Good, internally clean, text pages with deckled edges; map crisp with resplendent colour; front cover mildly stained, but not affecting internal book, spine stained with shelf-wear, some chipping with very minor loss to head of spine). - London: Black, Parbury, and Allen, 1817. Rare – the only work on the economics and economic history of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) from the early British colonial period, by Anthony Bertolacci, the island’s Corsican-born Auditor-General, featuring information of immense historical value published nowhere else, augmented by the first edition of Captain Gaulterus Schneider’s revolutionary map of Ceylon – the first scientific survey of the island. - This is a stellar example of one of the seminal works of the British colonial period in Ceylon (modern Sri Lanka), being the first-ever serious treatise on the economics and economic history of the island. Importantly, it also features the beautifully-coloured first printing of Captain Gaulterus Schneider’s map of Ceylon, importantly the first scientific survey of the island. The work contains critical information and data published nowhere else, granting the reader an unparalleled insight into the nature of Ceylon’s economy and society as the British East India Company (EIC) consolidated its control of the island following its replacement of the former Dutch regime in 1795. The work was written by Anthony Bertolacci, a native of Corsica, who served as a senior civil servant on the island for over 20 years, eventually rising to become its Auditor-General (essentially, finance minister). The work is written in a scientific, yet lucid, manner and is divided into three sections: 1) concerns the currency used on the island; 2) describes Ceylon’s commercial and economic resources; and 3) elaborates upon the Crown’s revenues and expenditure. The work is further embellished with 25 different . SEE OUR WEB PAGE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTION. References: OCLC: 500192736; R. Griffiths (ed.), The Monthly Review (London, December 1818), pp. 415-9; H.N.S. Karunatilake, ‘Social and Economic Statistics of Sri Lanka in the Nineteenth Century’, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Sri Lanka Branch, New Series, vol. 31 (1986/87), pp. 40-61; The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and the Fine Arts (London: H. Colburn, 1817), p. 128; The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and its Dependencies (Parbury, Allen, and Company, 1817), pp. 449-464; [Re: Schneider’s surveys:] Ian J. Barrow, Surveying and Mapping in Colonial Sri Lanka: 1800-1900, pp. 39-42.

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        Voyage Pittoresque dans le bocage de la Vendée ou Vues de Clisson et de ses environs. On y joint une notice historique sur la ville et le château de Clisson.

      1817 - A Paris Didot l'ainé imprimeur du Roi 1817 1 vol. in-4 (300x235) plein maroquin rouge signé de (Ouvrard) richement orné de pièces de cuir couleurs de couleurs encadrées de dentelles dorées et d'un semis de fleurs de lys. Edition Originale de cet ouvrage qui contient l'histoire de Clisson écrite par le Baron Lemot et dont les planches ont été gravées à l?aquatinte par Pringer (4) 118 (4) pp. illustré d?un frontispice (Connétable de Clisson) et de 30 planches gravées montées sur Onglet en fin de volume qq. Rousseurs sur les premières pages et qq. unes encadrant les planches mais très peu nombreuses RELIURE REMARQUABLE DE CET OUVRAGE DEBUT XIXe Sur LA VENDEE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: NADINE LIVRES]
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