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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]

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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.

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        A Dictionary Of The English Language (4 vol) (as revised by the Rev. H.J. Todd)

      London; Longmans,Hurst, Rees,Orme and Browne; 1818; 4to; In Full contemporary polished calf, elaborate gilt-ornamented borders, neatly rebacked, black morocco labels on spines; - The Todd ed, the 1st and most important revision of Johnson; "Todd made some additions to Johnson's grammar and history of language, extended Johnson's word list with obsolete and local terms and with derivatives and compounds, improved etymologies, added quotations where they were lacking and corrected some of those which had been given, but left the famous definitions pretty much unchanged" (Sledd & Kolb, p. 154). A very handsome sound set, With the bookplate of Sir Willoughby Jones, 3rd Baronet (1824-1884). The Jones baronetcy was created in 1831 for his father, Major-General Thomas Jones, who had fought in the Peninsula and died in 1843. Willoughby Jones inherited the baronetcy from his brother, Lawrence, who was murdered in Turkey in 1845. He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was briefly a member of parliament (MP) for the Cheltenham constituency. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Dictionary of English Language in Which The Words are Deduced from Their Originals in 2 volumes

      MOSES THOMAS, PHILADELPHIA 1818 - Johnson's Dictionary of The English Language in Which The Words are Deduced from Their Originals in 2 volumes First American Edition from the 11th London Edition; Volume I (A-N). and Volume II (L-Z). No pagination. Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers to which are prefixed A History of the Language and an English Grammar; All boards separated from bindings; added Walker's Principles of English Pronunciation; browning pages; worn and cracked boards; binding in tact; due to age leather boards cracked; spine cracked; borads detached but present; chipped/worn extremities; *NOTE: Additional shipping required heavyweight multi - volumes total weight 13 lbs DATE PUBLISHED: 1818 EDITION: First American [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Dictionary of the English Language. In which the Words are deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their different Significations by Examples from the best Writers. To which are prefixed, A History of the Language and An English Grammar.

      London: Printed for Longman and others 1818 - FIRST TODD EDITION. 4 volumes, 4to, with additions and numerous corrections by Rev. Todd. Frontispiece portrait of S. Johnson by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Elegantly bound in original full polished calf, gilt, with gilt labels to spine, gilt crest to upper, grey endpapers, all edges marbled. Minor wear to binding, light foxing to preliminaries. Exquisite and near invisible reback, ink ownership to first blanks. A fine set in a beautiful period binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the words are deduced from their originals; and illustrated in their different significations, by examples from the best writers: together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. with numerous corrections, and with the addition of several thousand words. by the Rev. H.J. Todd.

      London: Printed for Longman Hurst Rees Orme and Brown et al 1818 - First Todd edition, 4 volumes, 4to. Portrait frontispiece in volume I, somewhat foxed and offset onto the opposing title page. Contemporary diced calf, rebacked in tan buckram with maroon morocco labels, some restoration to corners and edges also. Courtney & Smith p59.

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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]

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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" .

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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]

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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]

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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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      1818 - 1873, [v. p.]: 1818 - Vol 1, p. 293/294, with drawing of the south end of the ballroom of the City Hotel, Providence [per pencil note to page]. The occasional odd drawing [e.g., a hand with index finger extended] throughout. The Rhode Island First Light Infantry Company was formed in 1818 as a state militia company based in Providence, R.I., and was affiliated with the Second Regiment of the Rhode Island militia. It became the First Light Infantry Regiment in 1863. This regiment saw no active duty, with its activities more in consonance with a social club vice a well-trained military unit. However, per the RIHS notes on this organization, the 1st Light Infantry Company did play an important role in providing trained soldiers when circumstances required. The Company helped suppress the Olney's Lane race riots in 1831, primarily by arresting white rioters. This riot is discussed on pages 159 through 165 of Volume 1. The Company was also involved in suppressing the Dorr Rebellion Ð a fomentation and later a short-lived, armed insurrection led by Thomas Wilson Dorr agitating for changes to Rhode IslandÕs electoral system. The failed attempt to take the arsenal in Providence occurred on May 19th, 1842. Opinions differ as to the time frame for the Rebellion, but it is clear that agitation continued from 1839 through 1843. In the case of this particular Rebellion, there were militia members on both sides of the fight! Pages 61 through 66 of Volume 2 discuss the events of May 19th, 1842. Many of the Company members also served in the American Civil War in Companies C and D of the First Regiment, Rhode Island Detached Militia. The activities recorded herein, written in pen and by necessity by many different individuals given the span of time involved, are detailed and informative accounts of the daily, weekly, and monthly meetings of the Company, most often held at the Armory in Providence. Much is of the mundane, though special events such as the 40th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence are given longer write-ups, as is the case with the riots and rebellion mentioned above. Nevertheless, and understandably, most entries consist no more than a paragraph or two, sometimes more if the names of the attendees are given, etc. Often, a newspaper article that mentions the Company, has been affixed to the closely written mss pages, further documenting the CompanyÕs history. Together, these 4 volumes are the primary source for the history of the First Light Infantry Company, and are invaluable for understanding the inner workings of the Company and their [occasionally] significant role in Rhode Island history. Bindings somewhat worn and scuffed; internal pages are crisp with the writing clear. Vol 1 with first 3 leaves detached & lower corner of final leaf torn away with some loss of text. Overall, Very Good. Volume 1 & 2 full suede leather bindings. Vol 3 a full calf binding with gilt decorated boards & spine. Vol 4 a 3/4 calf binding with gilt decorated spine. Folio. Vol 1: 34 cm x 21 cm; Vol 2: 33 cm x 21.5 cm; Vol 3: 33.3 cm x 21.5 cm; Vol 4: 34 cm x 23 cm. Vol. 1: 11 May 1818 Ð 1st week August 1839, 391 pp. Vol. 2: 7 August 1839 Ð 17 June 1857, 447 pp. Volume 3: 18 June 1857 to 3 September 1860, 436 pp. Vol. 4: 24 April 1861 Ð 21 April 1873, 509 pp. (pages 510 - 552 blank). [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]

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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 ~

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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.)

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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.

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        1818 Irish Bible - First Edition

      - Printed by Richard Watts for the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1818. The first edition of the New Testament in Irish character, printed for the British and Foreign Bible Society. Small pencil inscription on title page, bound in full afterbinding of buckram. Bookplate of Baptist College Library of Bristol in front. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a second expedition to the shores of the polar sea in the years 1825, 1826 and 1827: Including an account of the progress of a detachment to the eastward

      Canada: M. G. Hurtig. Hardcover. 0888300468 320 pages plus 157 page appendix. Illustrated by numerous plates and maps. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Very light wear to dust jacket. Slipcase clean and unmarked with light wear. Six maps stored in pocket inside back board. The map entitled "Shewing the Discoveries Made by British Officers in the Arctic Regions from the Year 1818 - 1826" bears coloured lines which presumably indicate the routes travelled - we are not sure if these are original or were added by the prior owner. Other than this possible defect, a superb copy of gift quality. . Fine. 1971. Facsimile Reprint.

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        Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste, along the Coast of Corea, to the Island of Lewchew;

      John Murray, 1818 - With an Account of Her Subsequent Shipwreck. 2nd ed. 8vo. (viii), 323pp. With 4pp. of advertisement. Frontispiece. 5 color plates. New boards, slightly worn, internally slightly spotted. Private stamp on title page. Cordier, Sinica, III.2107-8, Japonica 468 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Gaspari, "Charte von den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America mit Louisiana".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1818, 30 x 41. Seltene Karte. Unten rechts die Titelkartusche, darunter eine kleine Insetkarte Florida. Zeigt die Vereinigten Staaten östl. des Mississippi.

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        Die Land und Haus Apotheke

      Reading, 1818. First Edition. Orig. (?) three quarter leather over bds. . A good copy; toned; spotting and occ. marginal tide mark; somewhat browned in places. 8vo.,Hohman was the best known of the Pennsylvania German practical physicians and herbalists. The book offered here is a list of preparations for nearly every common illness encountered and is supplemented with a section devoted exclusively to veterinary practices. The book also contains a section on dyeing fabrics. The book was used and copies do not often appear in acceptable condition (note only three holdings in Austin; to be supplemented by two copies that we supplied over the past 20 yrs.) Austin # 921; Arndt # 2312; Rink # 1860.

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        Kaiser Friedrich's III. Entwurf einer Magna Charta für Deutschland oder die Reformation dieses Kaisers vom Jahr 1441.

      . Göttingen: auf Kosten des Verfassers 1818. With engr. portrait. CXXVIII + 366 pp. Contp. red full morocco, gilt borders, spine gilt, all edges gilt. Old notes on flyleaf. * Pages 1-28 contains the orginal text..

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        Magazin for militair Videnskabelighed. Förste Aargang.

      . Kbhvn. 1818. Med 4 kobberplancher, hvoraf den ene er udfoldeligt kort. XXXII + 628 s. Samt. hlvldr. * Bibl. Dan. II, 330..

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        A Set of Seven Plates on Fox Hunting by Henry Alken 1818

      , 1818 1818. first edition. Henry Alkens' Fox Hunting Seven Magnificent Hand Colored Aquatint PlatesALKEN, Henry. A Set of Seven Plates on Fox Hunting by Henry Alken. London: S & J Fuller, 34 Rathbone Place, 1818. First edition. Oblong folio (17 1/16 x 22 1/16 inches: 433 x 560 mm.). Specially printed title-page which also include a listing of the plates. Seven hand colored aquatint plates in thick card mounts, each image size approximately 9 3/8 x 12 1/2 inches and each plate size approximately 13 1/8 x 16 1/2 inches. All plates window framed in 1/8 inch thick card, mounted on stubs. Plate 5 "The Death" had a couple of very small lower marginal tears (not affecting plate mark) which have been expertly repaired. Plate 6 "The Refreshment" has a few expertly repaired tears on the lower margin just touching the plate image. Otherwise a very fine set of these plates.Bound by Aquarius of London ca. 1990 in three quarter green morocco over green cloth boards, decoratively ruled in gilt. Front cover with green morocco label measuring 6 3/8 x 9 5/16 inches: 162 x 237 mm.), decoratively lettered and bordered in gilt. Spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt. Fine.The Plates:1. Drawing a Cover. "Hark to old Danger" H. Alken, del. (Jany. 1, 1818)2. Gone Away. "The pleasure of a view Holla" [no artist or engraver] (Jany. 1, 1818) 3. Full Cry "Taking the thing easy" H. Alken, del. Sutherland, sculp. (Jany. 1, 1818)4. The Leap "Taking the lead in defiance of speed" H. Alken, del. Sutherland, sculp. (Jany. 1, 1818)5. The Death "The reward of a bold push" H. Alken, delt. Sutherland, sculpt. (Jany. 1, 1818)6. The Refreshment [no additional title] H. Alken, del. Sutherland, sculp. (Jany. 1, 1818)7. The Toast "Fox Hunting" H. Alken, delt. Cooper & Sutherland, sculp. (March 16th, 1818)Siltzer (page 58) calls for nine plates, however the two additional plates that he calls for are titled "Hark to Old Danger" and "Pleasure of a View Halloo". In our copy "Hark to Old Danger" appears as the additional title on the first plate "Drawing a Cover" and "The pleasure of a view Holla" appears as the additional title on the second plate "Gone Away"."Siltzer, p.58 evidently did not see this early set. He gives a description of a set by Cooper and Sutherland of nine plates but apparently he mixed up the titles with the inscriptions, unless they were re-issued in that manner." (Schwerdt)."The aquatint process was developed to give the appearance of a water-colour and was used increasingly for over fifty years for large plates of grand views or small book-illustrations and for practically any subject, but it came to be used almost exclusively as the ideal medium for the best result in sporting prints. The sharp outlines and clear colouring gave them a briskness which sport required; horses seem to gallop and jump with greater verve in aquatint, while farm-horses munch more contentedly in mezzotint. Many engravers devoted themselves to the medium and, together with draughtsmen and colourists, enjoyed a steady livelihood with employment from such flourishing publishers as Rudolph Ackermann, Thomas McLean and Mesrrs. Fores. The method of soft-ground etching successfully simulated pencil-drawing and was used extensively for instructional drawing-books, but it was Henry Alken who used it constantly over many years in his albums with their countless cameos of sporting and comic incidents. Lithographs in hand-coloured form, although cheaper to produce, did not replace aquatints in popular esteem. Later in the century, the invention of chromolithography brought a high standard to colour printing, but initially it was to costly a process for the publisher of sporting prints." (Snelgrove, p. viii).Schwerdt, Vol 3, p. 167Siltzer, p.58Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874 The Paul Mellon Collection, 7

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        Récit des évènemens qui ont eu lieu sur le Territoire des Sauvuages dans L'Amerique Septentrionale, .. (Narrative of the Events that took place on the Territory of the Savages in North America)

      Montreal: James Brown. G+: in Good plus condition without dust jacket as issued. Front board detached. Minor spine damage. Else VG. Suitable for rebinding and restoration. Pages untrimmed. 1818. 2nd Edn, revised. Tooled leather cover. Tooled gilt spine with brown title. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xi; 131pp; 80pp. History of the Selkirk Colony. In French. .

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        22 words in his hand: Jackson dockets a receipt made out to him for 1100 pounds of bacon, undoubtedly used to feed his 60 slaves on his Alabama plantation

      Manuscript Document, one page, 7.5? x 3?. [Melton?s Bluff, Alabama], August 26, 1818. Browned area on verso bears darkly penned 22-word docket by Jackson signed ?J? in text. Corner repaired on verso. Fine condition.The document, in full, ?recd 26th Augt 1818 of William Easton Sixty nine pieces of Bacon weighing Eleven Hundred pounds for the use of Genl Andw Jackson. Abraham Day.? In another hand, ?This Bacon was for the joint use of Jackson & Hutchings.? On verso, penned by Andrew Jackson: ?Recpt for Beacon [sic, Bacon] / Bought from Mr / William Easton / for the Bluff / August 1818 - / to be noted in / Settlement with / Executors of J. / H.?In his will dated November 7, 1817, Jackson?s business partner, Major John Hutchings (1770-1817), one of his wife?s nephews, left his estate of land and slaves to his four-year-old son, Andrew Jackson Hutchings (1813-1841), and appointed Andrew Jackson as his son?s guardian.Tensions in the South between the f

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        Brockhaus Supplementband für Besitzer der 1/2/3. Auflage, 1818

      Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1818. Der sehr selten erhältliche Supplementband zu den ersten drei Auflagen des Brockhaus'schen Conversations-Lexikons umfaßt die Buchstabenbereiche A-Quotient (die Bände 1-7 abgedeckend), da die Bände 8-10 in allen drei parallel gedruckten Auflagen (2./3./4.Auflage) gleich sind. Original-Halbledereinband. Brauner Lederrücken mit gelbem Rückenschildchen sowie mit schönen Goldprägungen: Titel (Conversations-Lexicon), Bandnummer, Buchstabenbereich, Ornamentbänder, Schmucklinien & floralen Motiven. Deckel mit Kiebitzpapier bezogen & mit Lederecken verstärkt. Format ca. 18 x 11,5 cm. 1.157 Seiten. Wie den Bildern zu entnehmen, bieten wir in identischem Einband weitere Bandnummern dieser Auflage an.Wie auch den ersten vier Originalbildern zu entnehmen, Buchrücken incl. der Goldprägungen ausgezeichnet erhalten (ohne Einrisse etc.), nur die fast farbgleichen Prägungen auf dem Schildchen etwas verblaßt. Papierbezug auf dem Vorderdeckel punktuell etwas (weg)gerieben sonst außen insgesamt nur gering berieben, Buchecken wenig bestoßen. Unterer Buchschnitt mit einigen (sehr kleinen) dunklen Flecken, eher "Spritzer". Keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten sowie kein unangenehmer Geruch. Buchblock noch fest. Seiten sauber, keine Fleckigkeit, keine Unterstreichungen. Vom Abklatsch der Lederecken abgesehen, keine nennenswerten Bräunungen. Insgesamt weit über dem Durchschnitt liegendes, sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.. Zusätzliche Bilder & ausführlichere Informationen zu dieser Ausgabe finden Sie auf unserem eigenen Internetauftritt - Kategorie: Früheste Ausgaben bis 1880 > Brockhaus Conversations-Lexicon 1.-4.Auflage

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        PILGRIM'S PROGRESS From This World to That Which is to Come: Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream

      Elizabethtown, NY: Mervin Hale. 1818. New Edition. Hardcover. Good in boards. Wear and staining to boards. Hinge has started. Foxing. A few creases. Tears to FEP at gutter. Original leather binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Conchology. [England, ca. 1818 - ca. 1830]. 3 sheets. Two large sheets (41 x 52 cm & 52 x 40 cm) with nearly 100 drawings of shells, plus a large classified table (56 x 52.5 cm) of 36 numbered shell sorts, the numbers referring to the shells in the portrait-format sheet. The landscape-format sheet has its own numbered list of 38 shell sorts. An additional leaf (21 x 18 cm) with 18 more shell drawings has been tipped onto the back of the table. The three main sheets backed with cloth.

      Early 19th-century drawings of shells, in ink and coloured washes. The washes in the portrait-format sheet are mostly blue-gray while those in the landscape-format sheet are mostly pink. The shells are designated with their Latin names and sometimes also the common English name. They include nautilus, whelk, thorny oyster, strombus, murex, ammonis and even a shellless mollusc and barnacle-like molluscs. A pencil note on the back of the landscape-format sheet of drawings says, "Work done by Gt Aunt Stuart (Birtill family)."In good condition, with only minor wear along the edges and folds. A nice set of English shell drawings.

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        Bewick's Select Fables of Aesop and Others

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne E Walker [printer] 1818. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Modern rebind with marbled endpapers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Previous owner's inscription to fep. Proffessionally repaired tear to title page. Teg First Edition Blue hardback half-leather cover 10mm x 140mm (0" x 6"). 376pp. Illustrated with Bewick's original woodcut engravings. Binding by Bayntun of Bath.

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Des Pflanzenreichs siebenter Theil.

      Augsburg, Engelbrecht, 1818.. 8°. Gestochener Titel, 4 Bll., 440 SS., Register zum 3., 4., 5., 6. Theil, 52 kolorierte Kupfer-Tafeln Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung und 2 Rschildern. In sich kompletter Teil aus der Abteilung Pflanzenreich in 10 Bänden mit 52 sehr schön kolorierten, gefalteten Tafeln. Dieser Teil enthält: Wahre Holzpflanzen, Strauchartige Holzarten, Fremde oder ausländische Holzarten. - Gering gebräunt, die Tafeln sauber und in schönem, kontrastreichem Kolorit. Der sehr dekorative Einband an den Gelenken eingerissen aber solide restauriert.

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        "The history of Saint Paul's Cathedral, in London, from its foundation: extracted out of original charters, records, leiger-books, and other manuscripts... With a continuation and additions, including the republication of Sir William Dugdale's life from his own manuscript; by Henry Ellis"

      London: "Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones". 1818. "Folio, pp. xxxi, [1], 500; engraved portrait frontispiece, 66 plates, 9 double-page, text illustrations; recent half calf over marbled boards, red morocco gilt spine label, marbled endpapers; some minor damage from removed labels on front pastedown and end paper; some minor foxing and offsetting from plates, else about fine. ""This edition is beautifully printed in double columns, and the plates, the greater portion of which are executed by W. Finden, are faithful copies from the originals. It likewise contains some additional plates, illustrative of the present cathedral"" (Lowndes, p. 690)."

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