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        The Wilmot's Early Red Gooseberry. (print)

      London, 1818. Original aquatint and stipple engraving drawn and executed by William Hooker. Image measures 22 x 18 cm, leaf measures 33 x 25 cm. Fine condition. Matted and ready for framing. Illustration is from Hooker's own POMONA LONDINENSIS published privately in London in 1818 with 49 stunning coloured engravings. Considered to be the finest fruit illustrations ever published, each is a work of art in its own right.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Oeuvres complètes de Jacques-Henri-Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, mises en ordre et précédées de la vie de l'auteur, par L. Aimé-Martin (12 volumes)

      Paris 1818 - 1 et 2: Voyage à l'île de France, 3 jusqu'à 9: Etudes de la nature, 10: Harmonies de la nature, 11: Vœux d'un solitaire, 12: Mélanges; Bibliotheekstempel / Ownership stamp / Cachet de bibliothèque / Bibliothekstempel, Band wat verkleurd / Discolouration 5721 .pp

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        The Wormsley Pippin. (print)

      London, 1818. Original aquatint and stipple engraving drawn and executed by William Hooker. Image measures 19 x 15 cm, leaf measures 33 x 25 cm. Fine condition. Matted and ready for framing. Illustration is from Hooker's own POMONA LONDINENSIS published privately in London in 1818 with 49 stunning coloured engravings. Considered to be the finest fruit illustrations ever published, each is a work of art in its own right.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: Proposing National Measures for the Education and Gradual Emancipation of the Slaves, Without Impairing the Legal Privileges of the Possessor: and A Project of a Colonial Asylum for Free People of Color: Including Memoirs of Facts in the Interior Traffic in Slaves, and On Kidnapping

      Ballston Spa [NY]: The Author. 1818. First. Second edition (and the first Ballston Spa edition, originally published the previous year in Philadelphia). Original quarter calf and papercovered boards. Very faint tidemark to the edges of the first few pages, some modest rubbing and light wear, a sound, very good or better copy. Bookplate of Ransom Cook, which covers Cook's easily readable signature. Cook was a longtime resident of Saratoga Spa (Ballston Spa is the county seat of Saratoga County) who, in addition to being an inventor, opened a carpentry and cabinetmaking shop there. He was responsible for the building of Dannemora (later Clinton) State Correctional Institution and was eventually named warden there. His advocacy for the humane treatment of inmates was unusual for its time. This famous title, a survey of slavery in the United States by a Philadelphia physician, is especially scarce in the fragile, original binding. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Versuch eines Wörterbuches der Seelenlehre für Ungelehrte und Freunde der Wissenschaft. Erster Teil A-J (alles Erschienene). Salzburg, Mayr 1817. 8°. VIII, 595 S. Pbd. d. Zt. mit Rsch.

      - Erste Ausgabe, sehr selten (über KVK nur 1 Ex. im BVB nachweisbar).- Wurzbach XVIII, 77: "Erster Theil, der zweite erschien nicht mehr, da während der Arbeit - der 3. Bogen war im Satze - die Zaunrieth?sche Druckerei bei dem verheerenden Brande, von dem Salzburg im J. 1818 betroffen worden, eingeäschert wurde." - Alois Maier (1773-1847) war Inspektor am Schullehrerseminar in Salzburg.- Etw. gebräunt, stärker stockfleckig, 1 Bl. mit kl. Randausriss, Ebd. etw. berieben und bestoßen. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE in Which The Words are Deduced from Their Originals Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers to which are prefixed A History of the Language and an English Grammar. To which are added Walker's Principles of English Pronunciation

      Moses Thomas,, Philadelphia: 1818 - 4to, 2 large volumes, unpaginated. Bound in full calf, elaborately stamped in gilt (worn at the extremities of the spine, weak on the hinges. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Johnson in volume 1. AEG, With an ownership signature of George Plitt from 1824 and a note by his son John that the set was rebound in 1849. Waterstain to the inner margin of the half-title and title-page of volume two. Generally a very good set. Shaw and Shoemaker 44473; Printing and the Mind of Man, 201 (ref). " Begun in 1747 and printed over five years, Johnson's Dictionary set the standard for all subsequent lexicographical work. Its excellence was immediately recognized in all quarters and the first edition of two thousand copies sold quickly. What set Johnson's Dictionary apart from earlier efforts was his reliance on the examples of English literature rather than his own intuition or previous word lists or dictionaries, a method that has been the standard ever since, from Richardson and Webster to the Oxford English Dictionary. Johnson, in undertaking this vast work, set out to perform singlehanded for the English language what the French Academy, a century before, had attempted for French. He hoped to produce "a dictionary by which the pronunciation of our language may be fixed, and its attainment facilitated;" and though, of course, no language can be frozen in time, by aiming at fixing the language he succeeded in giving the standard of reputable use. As Noah Webster stated, his work "had, in philology, the effect which Newton's discoveries had in mathematics." Johnson presumed to finish the work for the Dictionary in three years by his own labor, but he underestimated the work required and it eventually took nine years to complete (though not all of his time was spent upon the Dictionary, as he was also the editor of The Rambler at this time) and required the assistance of six amanuenses--five of whom, to Boswell's satisfaction, were Scotsmen. "Johnson's achievement marked an epoch in the history of the language. The result of nine years labor, it did more than any other work before or since towards fixing the language. The preface ranks among Johnson's finest writings. The most amazing, enduring, and endearing one-man feat in the field of lexicography" [Printing and the Mind of Man] First Unabridged American edition from the 11th London edition.

      [Bookseller: Second Life Books, Inc.]
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        MEMOIRS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF JOHN EVELYN, Esq. F.R.S. Author of the Sylva, &c. Comprising his Diary from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters. To which is subjoined , The Private Correspondence between King Charles I. and his Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas......The whole now first published, from the original Mss

      Henry Colburn. London.,1818. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 4to. (11.9 x 9.4 inches). Extra illustrated with 3 engravings by J. Coney of; Wotton Church, Surry; Interior of Wotton Church, Surry; and A view of the Burial place of the Evelyn Family, in Wotton Church. All 3 plates dated December 1818. Complete with 9 publishers plates, as listed, some folding, including 5 portraits, 3 views and a pedigree of the Evelyn family. Aside from some minor foxing, mostly the margins, to the plates (which also show some very light offsetting to the opposite leaves), this is a very bright, clean, tight set. Finely bound in contemporary bindings, by J. Taylor Seton of Edinburgh, of full brown calf. Rebacked with the original spines laid down. Raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt. Twin red labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Boards with double gilt ruled and blind decorative borders. Original endpapers with small green bookbinders ticket in top corner of front paste-downs. Edges and corners a bit bumped and rubbed but still a very attractive pair of early bindings on this very bright copy.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Art of Bookbinding: Containing a Description of the Tools, Forwarding, Gilding and Finishing, Stationary Binding, Edge-Colouring, Marbling, Sprinkling, &c., &c.

      London: Published by Messrs. Baldwin Cradock & Joy 1818 - First Edition, small 8vo, [iv],iv,92pp., woodcut frontispiece (offset), woodcut vignette on title page, marbled endpapers, cont. half calf, marbled boards, upper hinge expertly repaired, spine gilt with green morocco label, a nice copy. Pollard & Potter, Early Bookbinding Manuals. 93. "The authors name, Henry Parry, appears on the printed boards, but not on the title-page. It seems likely that he was the same Henry Parry to whom the Oswestry book of 1811 was registered, though the 1818 manual is substantially a different book. It contains a much more adequate description of the forwarding processes; and, while the recipes for colouring edges and sprinkling leather come largely from the Oswestry book, they do not follow its wording.". This, the second English book devoted wholly to bookbinding, is a far scarcer book than the Oswestry manual of 1811. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Forest Books, ABA-ILAB]
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        The Hindu Pantheon

      London: J. Johnson. Fine. 1818. FIRST EDITION. Hard Cover. Fine condition. Recently rebound in a beautiful half leather and marbled-paper covered boards custom binding. Early writing in English on the Hindu religion. This item will require additional postage charges, please inquire. ; Folio - over 12" - 15" .

      [Bookseller: Book Gallery // Mike Riley]
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        Il mezzo più sicuro per vincere al lotto o sia nuova lista generale de' Sogni Col nome di tutte le cose, e numeri corrispondenti alle Estrazioni di Roma e di Napoli. Opera di Fortunato indovino e di Albumazar da Carpentieri. Descritta ed accresciuta di 2 Smorfie e di 90 figure del giuoco romano. Dall'Anonimo Cabalistico Coll'aumento di moltissime voci, che sono state desunte dall'edizione Veneta. Con l'aggiunta delle 19 tavole del 1500 di Rutilio Benincasa, e il modo di adoprarle, ed altre diverse Cabale; di più l'interpretazione, o sia spiegazione de'Sogni; con la Tariffa de'prezzi, ed in fine le Estrazioni uscite dal 1800 sino al presente. In Fuligno, Presso Gio. Tomassini, 1818.

      - In 12, [mm. 146 x 78], pp. 257 – (5). In cartone muto privo del dorso. Errore di numerazione alle pp 126, 143 che presenta uno strappetto trasversale, 239; p. 168 con il testo a ridosso del taglio per errore di stampa. L'opera, costituisce un aggiornamento della edizione veneta del 1786 è una vera e propria "smorfia" con la lista di voci (arti animali oggetti etc.) poste in ordine alfabetico con l'abbinamento al numero, a cui fanno seguito i nomi di uomini, donne, di uomini e donne ebree, dei mesi, dei regni delle capitali e delle città italiane. A questa segue l'inverso, ovvero i novanta numeri abbinati all'elenco delle cose corrispondenti Ci sono poi quindici pagine con novanta vignette xilografiche di gusto popolare che raffigurano l'oggetto o l'azione corrispondente al numero. Prima delle tavole di Rutilio Benincasa, il famoso astronomo e astrologo nato nel 1555 a Torzano, presso Cosenza, con cui si potevano prevedere le uscite del lotto, c'è la "Regola per sapere in ogni estrazione un numero sicuro che deve uscire. Ci sono poi altre quattro pagine con le illustrazioni delle versione romana e alle cabale seguono altre quindici pagine con altre piccole xilografie di carattere popolare. queste seguono le interpretazioni dei sogni e poi le tariffe che si pagano per le giocate, altre regole per "legare" fra loro i numeri e quindi alle cabale fanno seguito le estrazioni – che erano mensili – a Roma dal 1800 al 1818. Opera rara proprio per la qualità anche della stampa, testimoniata dalla qualità delle piccole incisioni xilografiche (cm .3 x 3) che ne sottolinea la destinazione popolare. In SBN sono segnalate solo due copie dell'opera: una copia dell'edizione edita a Macerata nel 1796, e quindi con le estrazioni fino al 1795 è posseduta dalla Biblioteca Casanatense dove è conservata fra i rari ed è mutila di 8 carte, l'altra copia appartiene all'edizione folignate del 1808 censita in SBN posseduta dalla Biblioteca Civica Andrea Doria, è mutila di circa 90 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        Prospectus and Specimen of an Intended National Work.Relating to King Arthur and His Round Table,

      John Murray, London 1818 - Bound with: Prospectus and Specimen, London, 1818. Two parts in one. Stated second edition of Cantos I & II; first edition of Cantos III & IV. [ii], 61pp. Ads. Later calf spine, red lettering label, gilt; original marbled paper boards. Corners and edges lightly worn, surface lightly rubbed, else a very good copy. The first work comprises Cantos I & II, the the latter, Cantos III & IV, with a separate title page. Both half-titles present. Familiar figures, but largely an original work in Byronic verse. With the armorial bookplate and signature of Henry Babington Smith, the bookplate over an older one which we cannot decipher. Lowndes, p. 840. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      chez l'Auteur et chez Alphonse Giroux,, Paris, 1818 - in folio obl. (mm.263x352), 12, leg. m. pelle coeva con angoli, carta. dec. ai piatti e fregi al d. Titolo al piatto ant. Splendido album contenente 12 tavv. numerate inc. in litogr. da C. Motte e colorate a mano, siglate J.J., opera del pittore, ritrattista e miniaturista francese (1767-1855) allievo del pittore neoclassico Jacques Louis David. Raffigurano scene di gusto popolare, importanti anche per la storia del costume e della moda dell'epoca. Mancanza di un paio di cm alle cuffie e una cerniera allentata, ma bell'esempl. fresco e marginoso. Raro. [MM25-474]

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        Alfonsiada, poema heroico da fundação da monarquia portugueza pelo Senhor Rey D. Alfonso Henriques.

      Bahia, Na Typog. de Manoel Antonio da Silva Serva, 1818. - Woodcut vignette on title page. 278 pp., (1 l. errata), 3 ll. engraved plates. 4°, mid-nineteenth-century black quarter morocco over marbled boards (slight wear), flat spine gilt in romantic fashion, text block edges sprinkled red. Some minor marginal worming in final quires, touching an occasional letter. Repaired tear on Kk1@r, affecting part of 8 lines, but without loss. Clean and crisp. In good to very good condition. Old signature in blank upper margin of title-page. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this epic in 12 cantos on the foundation of the Portuguese monarchy by D. Afonso I Henriques (1128-1185). Osorio de Pina Leitão was born in Pinhel (district of Guarda, Portugal) in 1762; he received a degree in law from Coimbra University and went on to serve as a magistrate. Among other positions, he held that of Desembargador da Relação da Bahia. After Brazilian independence was declared he remained to serve the Empire. He published six other poems.The @Alfonsiada was published by Bahia's first printer, Manoel Antonio da Silva Serva, who operated a press there from 1811 to 1819.The engravings are portraits of D. João VI, to whom the work is dedicated; D. Afonso Henriques; and the author. All are signed by A. do Carmo as artist and J.J. de Souza (i.e., Joaquim Inácio Ferreira de Sousa) as engraver. Ferreira de Sousa is known to have worked at the Arco do Cego and the Impressão Regia in the first decade of the nineteenth century. In 1816 he did the engravings included in @Colecção de retratos de homens que adquiriram nome, published in Rio de Janeiro. That is his most famous work; the drawings for it were also by A. do Carmo, about whom Soares had no further information.---- Berbert de Castro 117: reproducing the title page and author portrait. Sacramento Blake I, 218-9. Innocêncio I, 174. JCB @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 818/12. Soares, @História da gravura artística em Portugal 2001. @Greenlee Catalogue II, 216. Not in Rodrigues or Bosch. NUC: MH, InU. OCLC: 68637625 (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen); 23225805 (New York Public Library, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, University of Florida, University of Arizona, Universidade de São Paulo); 26527473 (Cornell University Library, Houghton Library, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library-University of Toronto, Indiana University, Newberry Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Victoria Libraries, University of California-Santa Barbara, British Library, Oxford University, Bibliothèque interuniversitaire Sainte-Geneviève, Bibliothèque nationale de France); 46278805 (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Universitaet Goettingen); 457794903 (Bibliothèque nationale de France, Bibliothèque Ste-Genevieve). Porbase locates three copies in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and calls for 278 pp.,[2] retr. Copac locates copies at British Library and Oxford University. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Church-of-Englandism and Its Catechism Examined: Preceded by Strictures on the Exclusionary System, as Pursued in the National Society's Schools: Interspersed with Parallel Views of the English and Scottish Established and Non-Established Churches and Concluding with Remedies Proposed for Abuses Indicated: and an Examination of the Parliamentary System of Church Reform Lately Pursued, and Still Pursuing: Including the Proposed New Churches

      Effingham Wilson, London, Eng. 1818 - xlii, [2], v-lii, 456 p.; 22 cm. Half calf with marbled paper over boards. Oval stamp of the New York Society Library on the title page, with "Withdrawn" stamped over it, and on four other pages. Gilt tooling on the spine also identifies this as formerly belonging to the New York Society Library. Very Good Condition: front hinge and spine archivally repaired (restorer's report available on request); edges rubbed; small loss of leather at ends of spine; ex-library as noted but no spine label or pocket; stain in lower margin of pp. 95-98; otherwise pages are clean and tight. A very scarce copy of an important early 19th-century work on religion and politics. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Revolt of Islam: A Poem, in Twelve Cantos

      by B. McMillan, for C. and J. Ollier, London 1818 - 8vo. [215 x 130 x 25 mm]. xxxii, [ii], 270, [2] pp. Bound c.1900 by Zaehnsdorf (signed in gilt on the front turn-in and with their blind stamp on the rear doublure) in dark brown goatskin, the covers tooled in gilt with a fillet border and panel of two fillets enclosing an all-over design of repeated flower heads, leafy stems and dots. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second and fourth and dated at the foot, the others with a flower head and stems, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt double fillet, the turn-ins with fillets, leafy stems and dots, green silk doublures and endleaves, gilt edges. (Rebacked by Aquarius preserving the original spine). With a blank leaf after the title, the rare fly-title with the quote from Pindar after p.xxxii, and the final errata leaf. This is the second issue of the first edition, with the correctly dated title-page. A very good copy in an attractive Zaehnsdorf binding. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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      Padova, Minerva 1818-1820. - 16 Bde. in 8 geb. gr.-8°. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. In gutem Zustand pp. Brunet II, 1686; Graesse III, 126 - Gasparo Gozzi (Venedig 1713 - 1786 Padua). Größte Werkausgabe. "La plus complete que l`on ait de ce celebre ecrivain" (Brunet). Gewicht in Gramm: 7000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Botanical Cabinet : Consisting of Colored Plates from all Countries with a short Account of each, Directions for Management. Vols. I-IV

      John & Arthur Arch, 1818, - LODDIGES, Conrad and Sons. The Botanical Cabinet : Consisting of Colored Plates from all Countries with a short Account of each, Directions for Management, &c., &c. Vols. I-IV (of XX) only. L: John & Arthur Arch, 1818-19. Each volume contains 100 hand colored copper-engraved plates with corresponding text on facing page. 8vo, half calf with gilt to calf and spine, marbled boards, a.e.g. Overall dimensions of plates: 8 1/4" x 6 1/8" (20.8 cm. x 15.5 cm.) Vol. II & IV include a "Catalogue of Plants which are sold at Conrad Loddiges & Sons, Nursery & Seedsmen, of Hackney, near London". That issue of the Loddiges catalogue included in vol. II being the eleventh edition (51 pp.) of 1818, and that in vol. IV being the twelfth edition (55 pp.) of 1820. Volume III has 2 pp. of drawings by George Loddiges detailing the "Elevation of the steam apparatus for heating hothouses, &c., at Hackney" and the "Ground plan of the Houses at Hackney showing the arrangement of the steam rollers, pipes, &c.," in addition to a short chapter entitled On Warming Hothouses by Steam. The Botanical Cabinet was published monthly, each part containing ten plates, drawn and coloured from nature with ten parts forming one volume. A short history accompanied by directions for care and other useful information pertaining to each plant was included. All volumes show some wear to spine ends and extremities; covers have some chipping and some general soiling. Some foxing affecting all plates, and slight to moderate dampstaining affecting areas of some plates of vol. I; slight to moderate foxing affecting most plates, and dampstaining affecting most plates of vol. II; very slight to moderate dampstaining affecting most plates of vol. III; slight to moderate foxing affecting all plates, and some dampstaining (or in some instances waterstaining) affecting most plates of vol IV; plate 162 folded and wrinkled. Vol. I front hinge starting; Vol. II & III casings detached at rear; Vol. IV casing detached at front, engr. bookplates to front endpapers of three volumes. Good. for the four volumes 7,500.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Practical Chess Exercises; intended as a Sequel to the Practical Chess Grammar; containing various Openings, Games and Situations with Instructions and Remarks of the Principal moves of Each Party

      Printed for T and J Allman, London 1818 - iv+239 pages with frontispiece, illustrations and diagrams. Duodecimo (6 3/4' X 4 1/4")bound in original marbled boards with green label to spine and gilt lettering to label. (Whyld and Ravillous: 1818:5) First edition. Condition: Light edge wear, spine end rubbed, old book sellers stamp to front paste down. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte géographique de l'Egypte et des pays environnans. Réduite d'après la carte topographique levée pendant l'expédition de l'armée française. Gravée au dépot général de la Guerre. Publiée par ordre du Gouvernement.

      Paris, 1818 - Paris, 1818. Imp.-Folio. 3 doppelblattgr. Tafeln mit Titel und Übersichtskarte, 2 gestoch. Bl. mit weiterer Übersichtskarte und Kartenerläuterungen, 47 (41 doppelblattgr.) Kupferkarten. HLdr.-Bd. der Zeit über 7 Bünden, schöne Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Eines der bedeutendsten Werke der französischen Kartographie im 19. Jahrhundert. Der Atlas wurde bereits 1807 fertigestellt. Napoleon verhinderte die Publikation zu diesem Zeitpunkt aus Geheimhaltungsgründen. Er wurde dann 1818 im Zusammenhang mit dem Monumentalwerk "Description de l'Egypte", das die wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse der französischen Armee zusammenfasste, veröffentlicht. Mit diesem Kartenwerk wurde das Gebiet des heutigen Ägyptens, Teile des Sudans und Libyens sowie Syriens zum ersten mal mittels Feldvermessungen kartographiert. - Sehr vereinezelte, kleine schwache Stockflecken. Sehr schönes, wohl kaum berührtes, breitrandiges, unbeschnittenes und auf starkem Bütten gedrucktes Exemplar. Zeitgenössischer Einband mit mehrfachen goldgeprägter Deckelfiletierung, Kapitalvergoldung mit 3 Zickzackmustern, über 7 breiten Bünden mit Bundfilette in Gold. Das feine Halbleder mit violettem Schimmer. Alle 4 Ecken mit breitem Lederschutz. Mit schönen altmarmorierten Vorsätzen, ein Bijou! - Imperial-Folio. Wit 3 engr. double-page plates with title and general map, 2 engr. leaves with another general map and explanation, 47 (41 double-page) engraved maps. Contemporary light pink three quarter morocco, back on seven raised bands, spine gilt, marbled endpapers. - First edition in a fine untrimmed copy. One of the most important works in 19th century French cartography. Already finished in 1807 by Pierre Jacotin, the colonel in charge of the topographical section of the French army, the publication of the atlas was forbade by Napoleon for security reasons. It was finally published together with the monumental text volumes of the "Description de l'Egypte", embodying the scientific results of Nopoleon's expedition to Egypt. The atlas maps the region of modern Egypt, parts of Sudan, Lybia and Syria, for the first time by triangulation and topographic survey. - Apart of some minor light foxing here and there an excellent preserved, almost untouched copy on heavy paper, with wide margins. - In A neat copy of this rarity. HLdr.-Bd. der Zeit über 7 Bünden, schöne Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life and Errors of John Dunton. in 2 vols.

      J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1818, - DUNTON, John. The Life and Errors of John Dunton of John Dunton, Citzen of London; with the Lives and Characters of more than a Thousand Contemporary Divines, and Other Persons of Literary Eminence. To which are added, Dunton's Conversation in Ireland; Selections from his other genuine works; and a faithful portrait of the author. [In Two Volumes]. Printed by and for J. Nichols, Son, and Bentley, at the Printing-Office of the Votes of the House of Commons, 25, Parliament Street, Westminster: Sold also at their old office in Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street, London. 1818. Pp (2),[i]-xx,[21]-413,(1),+ frontis.portrait; (2),[413]-776. 8vo, rebound in modern brown half leather, marbled boards and endpapers, all edges dyed yellow. Contemporary owner's name penned to title-pages, previous owner's inkstamp to front free endpapers, light foxing to a few leaves, else a very good nicely rebound set.1,000.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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      Bettoni, 1818-1822, Milano - (Codice AN2992) Sette volumi in 8° (21,7x14,2 cm) LXVIII-2022 pp. complessive. Seconda edizione della splendida opera dedicata al museo romano Pio-Clementino (dai nomi dei papi Clemente XIV e Pio VI), il complesso più grande dei Musei Vaticani. Descrive le importanti collezioni di epoca greca e romana ivi conservate, illustrate con 455 belle tavole incise su rame, molte ripiegate, e 2 ritratti. Cfr. Graesse, VII/370; Gamba 2687; Brunet, V/1313. Sporadiche ingialliture, ex-libris con antica nota a matita. Eleganti legature dell'epoca in mezza pelle verde, titolo oro ai dorsi, piatti marmorizzati, margini colorati a spruzzo. Ottima conservazione. Euro 1650 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        A Map of the Parish of Tottenham in the County of Middlesex from an Actual Survey.

      1818 - London, 1818. Coloured. Sheet 405 x 580mm. Laid on linen as issued, binding folds flattened. A map of Tottenham Parish, engraved by R.E. Bowler and E.G. Triquet for William Robinson's 'History and Antiquities of the Parish of Tottenham High Cross'. Besides marking the houses, the area of each field is measured, in acres, rods and perches. The site of the White Hart Lane stadium is still fields, on the corner of High Road and Marsh Lane (now renamed Park Lane.)

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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        The Curse of Kehama.

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London 1818 - Charles Dickens' copy with his bookplate tipped to front pastedown of both volumes 1 and 2. Housed in an older custom half morocco clamshell box. In very good condition. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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