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        A New Hieroglyphic Bible With Above Four Hundred Cuts

      Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1818. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. 108pp. Publishers original drab brown cloth; upper board blocked in gilt with title within a floral design. Ink name on front pastedown. Cloth soiled, binding lightly shaken, gilt rubbed else a very good copy. The date of publication is taken from the Advertisement, page 4. This seems to be the first Oliver and Boyd printing of a hieroglyphic Bible and the second Edinburgh printing after the Doig and Sterling edition of 1814. The accepted publicaton date for this Bible is 1818; three other known copies are known to have been issued either in quarter leather and marbled paper boards, or in printed card covers. Our copy is in what is clearly publisher's cloth with gilt blocked on the upper board. This combination is unknown before 1826. It is likely, then, that the textblock, while printed earlier, was bound after 1826. Exceedingly scarce. Protected in a custom clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Le Sage's Historical, Genealogical, Chronological and Geographical Atlas,

      Exhibiting all the Royal Families in Europe.. together with the Various Possessions, Foreign Wars, Civil Commotions, Famous Battles, Religious Troubles, Minorities, Titles, Orders, Courts of Law and Remarkable Events of Each Kingdom.. making a complete Universal Atlas, second edition, improved by a New.. Map of Europe.., 39 magnificent double page maps/tables measuring 27 x 19.5 when opened, often incorporating engraved maps, with extensive hand-colouring throughout, title strengthened in inner margin and a little soiled but generally a very good copy on heavy hand made paper with uncut edges, London, Berthoud, 1818. Priced at 4 guineas when published this lavish atlas uses sophisticated visual appeal, combining historical facts with geographical details. The printer was R. Juigne and some of the maps are by Madame Coinde. Each sheet is individually credited as if its destiny were to be broken for the schoolroom wall. A remarkable and impressive survival. Photograph available on request.

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      Padova, Minerva 1818-1820.. 16 Bde. in 8 geb. gr.-8°. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. In gutem Zustand 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).

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      [v. p.]:. 1818 - 1873.. 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).. 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.. 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.. 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. . 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.

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        Récit des évènemens qui ont eu lieu sur le Territoire des Savuages 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. xi; 131pp; 80pp :: 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6") :: History of the Selkirk Colony. In French .

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        The Works of Charles Lamb.

      In two volumes. London: C. and J. Ollier, 1818. First collected edition. ix, 291,(1) + 259,(1) pp. + advertisment leaf. Uncut in the original cloth with paper labels on spines. Yellow endpapers. Light browning in outer margin of some pages. Name om front free endpaper in vol. 2. Short cracks to outer joints on head of spine of vol. 1. Paper label on vol. 1 with text partly worn away. Some bumping to corners and some wear to head and foot of spines. 18 x 11 cm

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        Traite Des Maladies Des Yeux, Avec Des Plances Coloriees Representant Ces Maladies D'apres Nature, Suivi De La Description De L'oeil Humain, Traduite Du Latin De S. T. Soemmerring (Tom.1-4 Complete Set)

      Paris : Crochard, 1818. Hardcover. Very Good. Complete set in four volumes. Paris : Crochard, 1818. Vol. I, xxxii, 551pp. lacks 2 leaves; Vol. II (5), 518; Vol. III (4), 517, [i]; Vol. IV- Atlas with fronts, 126, 65 plates. Vol. I-III 8to. and Vol. IV 4to. Former owner&#39;s signature on ffep, J. F. Flagg (assumed to be Josiah F. Flagg, M.D. of Boston). Overall set is in good condition. Vol. I has been rebound in cloth. Good binding. All pages trimmed and edges marbled. Pages clean and clear (no foxing). In very good (nearly fine) condition. Volumes II-IV are in original state, contemporary boards with some cover corners bumped, moderate shelf wear. Vol. IV has one corner lost due to bumping and moderate scattered foxing throughout. Ex-library (Boston University) stamps and markings scattered throughout. Pages clean and clear, deckled edges. <br><br>Includes the first description of glaucoma in which heightened interocular pressure is recognized, credit for which goes to the author&#39;s father, Pierre Demours (1702-95), whose portrait appears in the atlas in recognition of this. The atlas also contains the first French translation of Sommerring with additional plates -- "This four volume work is one of the most important and elaborate books on the diseases of the eye of that period. Antoine Demours was one of the great ophthalmic surgeons of the eighteenth century. It includes the first full description of glaucoma in which heightened interocular pressure is recognized (vol. I pp. 468-472, vol. III pp. 203-276). The second and third volumes contain several hundreds of carefully described case histories obtained in the course of the author&#39;s twenty years of experience and from his father&#39;s nearly fifty years of practice... The fourth volume in quarto has a fine portrait of Pierre Demours, the father and a biographical notice (vol. I pp. XXVII-XXXIII). It also contains the very fine color printed plates with accompanying text including the first edition in French of Samuel Thomas Soemerring&#39;s anatomical atlas of the eye (plates 1-13), which together with Zinn&#39;s monograph is the basis for all modern research on the structure of the eye. Norman 618 - Hirschberg III 374 - Becker 96 - Waller 2353ââ&#130;¬Å½<br><br>Provenance: Josiah F. Flagg, M.D. of Boston signature on front end pages. Dr. Flagg was a noted Boston physician and Chairman at the first American Institute of Homeopathy conference in 1844. Dr. Flagg was also a member of the Mass. medical society and noted medical innovator. <br> Ships Daily. This is an oversized or heavy set that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

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        [Beaux illustrés du XVIIIe] Oeuvres complètes de Marmontel. §

      Paris: Verdière, 1818. relié. 18 tomes en 18 Vol. in 8 (12,5x21cm). Nouvelle édition, illustrée de 38 figures hors-texte, dont un frontispice, dessinés par Choquet et gravés par Leroux. Une première édition collective avait paru en 1777, incomplète. Demi veau blond glacé Romantique. Dos à nerfs orné de fers et roulettes de type monastique, alternant fers à froid et à chaud. Tranches marbrées. Certains coins émoussés ; dos comportant des traces de frottements (concentrées dans les pièces de titre et de tomaison) , quelques coiffes élimées ; un manque en pied du dos du premier tome. Quelques rousseurs. Belle série, très décorative, dans le goût des reliures à la cathédrale de Thouvenin. Détails : Vol. I et 2; Mémoires ; Vol. 3 à 6, Contes moraux ; Vol. 7, Belisaire ; Vol. 8, Les incas ; Vol. 9, Théâtre ; Vol. 10, Mélanges ; Vol. 11, La pharsale ; Vol. 12 à 15, Eléments de littérature ; Vol. 16, Grammaire et logique ; Vol. 17, Métaphysique et morale ; Vol. 18, Régence du Duc d&#39;Orléans. Belle édition, complète, des oeuvres de Marmontel, sortie des presses de Didot ; un volume d&#39;oeuvres posthumes est paru en 1820. - Verdière, Paris _1818 -1819, 18 tomes en 18 Vol. in 8 (12,5x21cm), 18 volumes reliés. - Beaux illustrés du XVIIIe 18 volumes reliés

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        The Experienced English Housekeeper, for the use and ease of Ladies, Housekeepers, Cooks, &c

      James Webster Philadelphia: James Webster. 1818. Hardcover. Very Good. 2nd American edition, preceeded only by the rare 1801 Philadelphia Dobson edition. 8vo, handsomely rebound in quarter tan calf and marbled boards, folding copperplate frontispiece of a 'curious new invented fire stove' pp. (8), 327, (12), with two folding 'plans' at rear of a 'grand table of two covers.' Complete. Binding fine with calf spine label gilt, and horizontal gilt rules, contents very good, some old evidence of dampstain tidemarks to first pages up to the first page of text and to last few pages including mild dampstain tidemarks to the two folding charts at rear. In all, a handsome copy in a lovely binding, rare to find the American editions of this classic English work. Last came to auction in 1977 for a battered copy ($80).

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        Berättelse om Norrbotten och dess lappmarker, enligt kongl.

      maj:ts och rikets höglofl. Bergscollegii beslut, utgifven. Sthlm, Z. Haeggström, 1818. 4:o. (4),133,(1 blank,2) s. & 1 handkolorerad grav. karta. Samtida trevligt blågrönt pappbd med röd titeletikett. Rödstänkta snitt. Ryggen aningen blekt och med några nötningar. Svaga fläckar på de inledande bladen. Med stpl och duplettstpl från Vetenskapsakademien på försättsbladet. Bra ex.. Marklund Övre Norrland i litteraturen 2490. Med ett varianttitelblad med impressum och titeltexten: "Berätelse om den undersökning, som, till följe af kongl. maj:ts nådiga skrifvelse den 13 maj 1817, blifvit hållen uti Norrbotten och dess lappmarker, för att utröna möjligheten, att med fördel tillgodogöra de rika jernmalmsberg, som derstädes finnas, ingifven till kongl. maj:ts och rikets höglofl. Bergscollegium den 27 februari 1818."

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        Narrative Of An Expedition To Explore The Zaire River, Usually Called The Congo. In South Africa. In 1816 To Witch Is Added, The Journal Of Professor Smith; Some General Observations On The Country And Its Inhabitants; An Appendix: Containing The Natural History Of That Part Of The Kingdom Of Congo Through Which The Zaire Flows

      John Murray London: John Murray, 1818. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary gilt decorated full calf rebacked with most of original spine laid-down. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 498 pages. 26 x 21 cm. Thirteen plates, one colored by hand and large fold-out frontispiece map, plus half title and publisher adverts. An Irish born English naval officer captured by the French on a voyage from St. Helena in 1805, he suffered an imprisonment of nearly nine years. Promoted to rank of commander in 1814, he was later assigned to lead an expedition to explore the Congo River in 1816 to learn if there was a connection between the Congo and Niger basins. Most of the crew including Tuckey succumbed to tropical fever or exhaustion and died in their efforts. Whereas the expedition failed it inspired interest by the British to continue African exploration. The accounts of the expedition gleaned from officer's reports, incomplete journals, etc., provided useful information on the natural history and inhabitants of the region. WOOD p. 603. Hand colored plate clean, balance mostly browned, lacking upper fore-edge corner of title page not affecting text, some quires misbound but present, text clean and fresh. Binding border panels in gilt and blind, marbled endpapers and edges.

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      Napoli, Porcelli, 1818-1823. Quattro tomi in due volumi in 8vo; pp.XXIV,328; pp.IX,394; XII,224; 260,4n.nn. Il volume quarto legato con il volume primo. Ritratto dell?Autore inciso in rame in antiporta, due tavole spieghevoli con la dispozione dei convitati nella mensa, vignette ai frontespizi raffiguranti il Golfo di Napoli con il Vesuvio. Bruniture. Pergamena coeva, tasselli ai dorsi con titolo e fregi in oro. Edizione originale. Croce, Bibliografia Vichiana I, pag. 137.

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        The Law of Libel: in Which is Contained a General History of This Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive Alterations, in the Law of England [&c]. First American, from the Second London Edition . . . by Anthony Bleecker. Cohen 10934

      Only American edition of the first treatise published in this country on the law of libel (and on torts in general), with a preliminary historical treatment followed by Holt's principal analysis, arranged by type of libel; not in McCoy. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, neatly blind and gilt-tooled, some browning and some marginal staining, but a good usable copy. Published by Stephen Gould, Law Bookseller [etc.], New-York, 1818.

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        Descrizione dell?Etna con la storia delle Eruzioni e il catalogo dei prodotti

      Palermo, presso Lorenzo Dato, 1818. In 8vo; pp.XVI, 256. In fine 5 tavole più volte spieghevoli: Carta dell?Etna, Veduta dell?Etna da Catania, Faraglioni ed Isola dei Ciclopi, Montagna della Motta, Veduta da Catania dell?Eruzione del 1787 la notte del 18 luglio. Tracce di umido. Legatura coeva stanca in mezza pelle con angoli, piatto anteriore staccato. Ristampa riveduta della prima edizione stampata a Catania nel 1793. Mira I, pag.350; Narbone III, pag.142: ?In questa seconda edizione rifonde e corregge quanto aveva scritto nella prima: nel discorso preliminare vi dà giudizio di quanti l?avevano preceduto in tale trattazione?; Moncada Lo Giudice, 813:?Ferrara fu professore di fisica-matematica e di storia naturale all?Università di Catania di cui divenne Rettore e Regio Istoriografo. Strinse amicizia con lo Spallanzani e il Dolomieu?. Raro.

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        DIZIONARIO DEI PITTORI DAL RINNOVAMENTO DELLE BELLE ARTI FINO AL 1800... Milano, Dalla Tipografia di Vincenzo Ferrario, 1818.

      2 voll in uno. Buona ril. in cart. maculato, ang. e dorso in mz. pelle, Tit. in oro con nerv. al dorso, cm 21x14, Vol. I. pp XV, 328; Vol. II: pp 362 di t. 2 tavv f.t. con riproduz. di sigle di artisti. Tracce d?uso esterne, il dorso è stato ben rinforzato, peraltro buon esempl.

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        Volkthümliches Wörterbuch der Deutschen Sprache mit Bezeichnung der Aussprache und Betonung für Geschäfts- und Lesewelt. Band 1-4 in 5 Teilen.

      Hannover, Hahnsche Hofbuchhandlung, 1818-22. Gutes Exemplar in Ganzleder- Bände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rücken und je 2 Rückenschildern. Die Einbände nur sehr ring Berieben

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        Catalogue de tableaux et de dessins, collection considérable d'estampes, antiquités en bronze et en ivoire, etc.,

      après le décès de ***. Cette vente se fera le lundi 23 novembre et les cinq jours suivans, 6 herues de relevée, rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, no. 3, (salle no. 4). L'exposition aura lieu dans le local susdit, le dimanche 22 novembre, de midi à trois heures; on exposera de plus, chacun des jours de la vente, de midi à deux heures, les principaux articles des vacations. Paris, de l'imprimerie de Leblanc, 1818. 8:o. 56 s. + REGNAULT-DELALANDE, F. L. Catalogue de tableaux et de dessins, collection considérable d'estampes, antiquités en bronze et en ivoire, etc., après le décès de ***. Cette vente se fera le lundi 23 novembre et les cinq jours suivans, 6 heures de relevée, rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, no. 3, (salle no. 4). L'exposition aura lieu dans le local susdit, le dimanche 22 novembre, de midi à trois heures; on exposera de plus, chacun des jours de la vente, de midi à deux heures, les principaux articles des vacations. Paris, de l'imprimerie de Leblanc, 1818. 8:o. 56 s. Samtida ngt solkigt och lätt nött pappbd med grön titeletikett. Övre främre pärmhörnet bräckt. Det första av de två identiska arbetena har en solkfläck i övre marginalen på s. 11-12. En pappersförtunning med viss textförlust på s. 17 och en mindre solkfläck på s. 56. Det andra arbetets titelsida och den sista sidan solkfläckiga.. Två exemplar av samma katalog bundna ihop!

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        Narrative of a Voyage to Senegal in 1816 ; undertaken by order of the french government, comprising an account of the Shipwreck of the Medusa, the sufferings of the crew, and the various occurences on board the raft, in the desert of Zaara, at St. Louis, and at the camp of Daccard. To which are subjoined observations respecting the agriculture of the western coast of Africa, from Cape Blanco to the mouth of the Gambia.

      London, Printed for Henry Colburn, 1818. XII + 360 s. Frontispiece in farger. 1 plansje. Bundet i et fint nyere priv. håndb. skinnbd. Ryggdekor i gull. med samt. for- og bakdekkel bevart. Ex libris på forsats. Stempel i blindtrykk på frontisp.. *Bound in nice later half leather. Spine gilt. Preserving old boards. Frontispiece in colour. I plate

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        Le Nozze di Figaro.

      Figaro's Hochzeit. Komische Oper in vier Aufzügen. Musik von W. A. Mozart. Klavierauszug. Leipzig, Breitkopf und Härtel, (1818). Obong folio. 228 pp. Plate number 3030. Paper repair in margin on page 108 and a slight water stain in upper margin on 40 pages, otherwise a clean copy. Contemporary half calf, spine worn with raised bands and, possible later, gilt lettering, blue marbled covers with pasted paper label on front, red edges. Granholm in ink on front cover label. Fine copy. RISM M 4350. Second Breitkopf & Härtel edition. A lithographic reprint

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        [A Series of Picturesque Views of the River Thames. From the drawings of Wm. Havell. Dedicated to the commissioners of Thames navigation, by ... Robt. Havell]

      [London: Robert Havell, 1818]. Large folio. (22 7/8 x 17 3/4 inches). 12 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Robert Havell after William Havell, each with black ruled border at the edge of the image and a buff wash border, on thin card, all on guards. Expertly bound to style in dark green straight-grained morocco, covers with fine decorative border composed from fillets and an arabesque roll-tool of stylized foliage, spine in eight compartments with double raised bands, the bands highlighted in gilt, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the others with repeat decoration in gilt made up from various small tools, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. A very fine copy of this important series of Thames views: a visual essay in the picturesque from one of the great watercolour landscape artists of the time, with plates by Audubon's engraver. The publication of the present work, present here in its rare second edition, marked the start of a long series of important publications by Robert Havell that were to culminate with his work on Audubon's Birds of America. The British Dictionary of National Biography describes William Havell as being "one of the best earlier painters in watercolour," an artist of the highest calibre whose images are "distinguished by pure and delicate colour." Born in 1782 in Reading, England, he traveled widely in his search for subjects: Wales, the Lake District, Europe and eight years in India and Burma. However, the present series drawn from the river that flowed through his home town is arguably his best work. The panoramic views betray the artist's intimate understanding of his subject, he ably captures both the river as a calm focus for scenes of great picturesque beauty, and the river as a vital highway for transport and trade. The plates, here bound without the title, offer the viewer a visual journey: from Oxford and the famous skyline of the Colleges, through the busy market town of Abingdon, to Wallingford (a view taken in 1810 whilst the bridge was being repaired), then two wonderful truly panoramic views of the Thames Valley, one viewed from higher ground at Streatley, and a second of Caversham Bridge near Reading. The journey continues with bucolic views near Park Place in Oxfordshire, the weir viewed from Marlow bridge and Clifden spring and woods, near Maidenhead. Taplow is next, then an interesting view of Windsor Castle before the renovations showing a skyline that is strange yet familiar. The journey ends with a fine view of Datchet Ferry near Windsor and a spectacular view of Staines church in newly emerged sunlight, whilst the rain clouds behind are lightened by a beautifully observed double rainbow. Abbey Scenery 433; Prideaux p.265; Tooley p.141.

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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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        Oeuvres... milan, chez giegler, 1818-22.

      Nove volumi di cm. 21, uniformemente legati in mezza pergamena con punte e titoli in oro su tasselli ai dorsi. Esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Si tratta di tutto il pubblicato di quest'apprezzata edizione che risulta cosi composta: VISCONTI. Musée Pie-Clémentin. Sette volumi di pp. 2.500 circa complessive. Con ritratti dell'autore e di Pio VI al primo volume e 493 tavole fuori testo anche ripiegate. VISCONTI P.A.- GUATTANI J. Monumens di Musée Chiaramonti décrits et expliqués... servant de suite et de complément au Musée Pie-Clémentin. Pp. lxxxvii (1) 352 (16). Con ritratto in antiporta e 52 tavole f.t. anche ripiegate. VISCONTI. Iconographie romaine. Tome prémier (unico pubblicato). Pp. 456 + 40 tavole f.t.

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        Samlung verschiedener Verzierungen als schattirte Zeichnungs-Vorlagen. 16 Blätter.

      16 lithograph. Tafeln lose in bedrucktem Orig.-Umschlag. Qu.-Folio. 29 x 44 cm. Winkler 072, 7: (abweichendes Exemplar: "Umschlag handschriftlich auf 24 abgeändert" und so auch mit 24 Tafeln). Hier wie vorliegend mit 16 Tafeln komplett. - Nicht im KVK. - Sehr gutes, breitrandiges Exemplar. Umschlag an den Rändern tls. etwas knittrig.

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        Sämmtliche Werke. 10 Bände

      zus. ca. 3.000 S. Kl.-8° Sehr dekorative Halblederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Bandzahl au je zwei farbigen Rückenschildern (orange und aquamarine) Sehr dekorative und wohlerhaltene Ausgabe der Werke Gellerts.

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        The Military Costume of Turkey. Illustrated by A Series of Engravings. From Drawings made on the Spot. Dedicated by Permission to His Excellency the Minister of the Ottoman Porte to his Britannic Majesty (= printed title).

      London, Published by Thomas M'Lean, Haymarket, (1818). Engraved title: 1818. Folio. Fine cont. full longgrained morocco. Richly gilt back, broad gilt borders, all edges gilt. A few scratches and corners lightly bumped. Very light wear to spine ends. Halftitle, Engraved title, Printed title, Dedicationleaf, Preface (5) pp., Contents (1) pp. and 30 textleaves. Handcoloured frontispiece, handcoloured title (with the Grand Vizir) and 29 fine handcoloured aquatint plates (= 30 + engr. title, complete). Frontispieceplate: His Excellency Antonaki Ramadani sign. in plate: Wageman del. et sculp. Plate and text fine, very light offsetting from plates.. First edition. - Colas No 2059. - Abbey No 373

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        The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688

      London: William Allason, 1818.. New Edition. 8vo 10 volume set in contemporary diced calf with gilt decorated borders and dentelles; spines with raised bands, twin labels and elaborated gilt decoration; marbled endpapers and silk markers. Engraved frontis portrait; pp 496;575;594;547;510;665;590;550;544;455; index at the end of Volume X. Binding tight and secure, some surface loss to covers and short cracks at ends of joints to some volumes; minor foxing to prelims otherwise contents bright. Digital images available on request. NB see also #12171 (GASPEY, THOMAS. The History of England: From the Text of Hume and Smollett. London: John Tallis, 4to. Cloth. Very Good+. Undated, c 1850. 3 volumes, blue cloth, gilt titles. These contain steel engraved plates only (c 400). There is no text. £150.00 )

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        Paris et ses alentours, à plus de trente lieues à la ronde; ouvrage national de gravures

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1818. Large folio. (28 3/4 x 21 inches). Letterpress title (verso blank), 1p. dedication to Louis XVIII (verso blank), 1p. 'avant-propos' (verso blank), 30ll. explanatory text (all but two printed recto only, one leaf preceding each plate). 30 fine uncoloured aquatint plates by and after Damame-Démartrais. (The 12th plate, a view of Notre- Dame, with a repaired tear in the outer margin). Contemporary blue/green straight-grained morocco-backed paper-covered boards, the flat spine divided into six compartments by double gilt fillets, lettered in the second compartment, old repairs to spine. A beautiful and rare large- scale work of views of Paris and its environs. According to Dulau's 1828 catalogue this work was originally sold in parts. They offered the present uncoloured issue at £20 (item 12456), whilst the issue with the plates printed in colours and finished by hand (item 12457) was on sale at £40. An idea of the book's current rarity can be garnered from the fact that OCLC list only a single copy: that in the Victoria & Albert Museum's "National Art Library" in London, and even the distinguished Bobins collection contains only a fragmentary work (with 5 plates in two states). Damame-Démartrais is now best known for his Collection complete des divers jardins et points de vue des maisons de plaisance imperiales de Russie.... [Paris, 1811]: a result of the nine years he spent living in Moscow and St.Petersburg between 1796 and 1805. Paris born, Damame- Démartrais was apparently taught by David but is now celebrated for his drawings and aquatints. The present work, dedicated to King Louis XVIII, was prompted by the artist's wish to record the new open vistas in Paris and its environs: each of the beautiful large-scale plates is accompanied by brief text which gives relevant details of the subject. The artist also notes in the 'avant-propos' that this work fills a gap, as there were no other comparable books of views of Paris and its environs. The majority of the plates are of places in Paris, but, as the title suggests, there are also a significant minority of the views of beautiful locations outside the city. Cf. Bobins The Exotic and the Beautiful II, 516; A Catalogue of the Library of the Athenæum (1845) p.85; A. Dulau & Co. Catalogue of Books in Foreign Languages , A. Dulau & Co. (1828) p.600; F. E. Joubert, père. Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes (1821) p.386; Le Blanc Manuel (1856) II, p.84.

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