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        Remarks Critical and Moral on the Talents of Lord Byron, and the Tendencies of Don Juan. By the Author of Hypocrisy, ... FIRST EDITION.

      Printed for the author. 1819 Handsomely rebound in later half calf, marbled boards, scarlet leather label. A v.g. clean copy.Chew p.30 and p.365; Elkin Mathews 330. Colton attacks

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        La Divina Commedia

      Per Gamberini e Parmeggiani 1819/21 Volumi 3 in 4°, mezza pelle coeva con tit. e fregi oro su tasselli al dorso. Pp. 8 n.n+ 238+ 4 n.n.+ 244+ 6 n.n.+ 212. Il testo è ornato da 101 tavole in rame di G. G. Macchiavelli che le intagliò in Roma fin dal 1806, con grande maestria... Edizione pubblicata per cura dell'Abate Filippo Macchiavelli e stimata da Ugo Foscolo "utile a chiunque attende allo studio più che alle dispute intorno al poema". Vita di Dante descritta da Paolo Costa. Discorso della prima e principale allegoria del poema, del Conte G. Marchetti. Qualche piccola giallitura ma buon esemplare. Mambelli 122

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        Color Plate] Tour of The Grand Junction, illustrated in a series of engravings; with an Historical and Topographical Description of those parts of the counties of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northhamptonshire, through which the canal passes

      Printed for J Hassell, 27, Richard Street, Islington; and sold by all book sellers, London 1819 - First Edition. 8vo: viii,147,[5] pp, with hand-colored frontispiece and 23 full-page hand-colored plates "of great topographical interest" (Hardie; according to Abbey, some copies were issued uncolored). Full period black straight-grain morocco, spine elaborately tooled gilt in six compartments, boards tooled in blind and gilt, turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt. A Very Good or better copy, the plates clean and bright, with sporadic, mostly marginal (occasionally heavy) foxing to text. Provenance: book plate to front paste down of Howard Calhoun Davidson (1890-1984), U. S. Air Force Major General and veteran of both World Wars. Abbey, Scenery, 30. Tooley 252. Martin Hardie, pp. 140-141. Prideaux, p. 272. The Grand Junction Canal's 93 miles of waterway, from Braunston in Northhamptonshire to the River Thames at Brentford, was designed to facilitate water transport to London as an alternative to the uncertain Thames. By 1790, an extensive network of canals was in place in the Midlands, but the only route to London was via the Oxford Canal to the Thames, then down the river to the capital. The River Thames, particularly its upper reaches, suffered from shallow sections and shortages of water leading to delays at locks. The mainline (there were numerous branches) of the Grand Junction Canal, built between 1793 and 1805, by-passed the upper Thames and shortened the journey to London. Hassell, a watercolorist and engraver, first appeared as an exhibitor at the Royal Academy in 1789, with a "View of Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Cenci. A tragedy, in five acts.

      printed for C. and J. Ollier, London, [Livorno], Italy 1819 - First edition, 8vo in 4s, pp. xiv, 104; bound without the initial blank leaf in later full blue straight-grain morocco, double gilt-ruled borders on covers enclosing a blindstamped roll, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 1, a.e.g.; nice copy. Printed in an edition of only 250 copies. Shelley had been fascinated by the lurid story of Beatrice Cenci and Guido's portrait of her as seen in the Columna palace at Rome, and originally intended the latter to be copied as a frontispiece for this book. He worked exceptionally fast on his version of the tragedy, starting in May and ending in August of his annus mirabilis, the same year he wrote Prometheus Unbound, The Masque of Anarchy, and the 'Ode to the West Wind.' The book is excellently produced, well printed on thick laid paper: "It has a few errors of the press incidental to the Italian compositors' ignorance of English . but on the whole it seems to me a preferable text to the second edition -- a text more like the absolute production of Shelley" (Foreman). This is the only book of Shelley's to reach a second edition in his lifetime. It is dedicated to Leigh Hunt. Forman, p. 56; Wise, p. 51; Ashley Library V, p. 69. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise on Aneurism, with Numerous Additions, and a Memoir on the Ligature of the Principal Arteries of the Extremities

      Edinburgh Stirling and Slade 1819. Cover rubbed and detached. Outer spine missing. Eps loose otherwise contents firm. Scattered browning. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons Second Edition Half leather marbled board cover 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). 535pp + index. 2 engraved plates. Translated from the Italian.

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        Attendolo di Cotignola in Romagna detta poi Sforza.

      Subject: (Araldica - Romagna - Milano). Milano, Paolo Emilio Giusti, 1819, cartella originale azzurra (con strappi) in-folio (Fascicolo 15) 6 doppi fogli di testo (uno con stemma miniato) 9 tavole incise (8 in fogli doppi) + 3 doppi fogli con monete e testo ed una bellissima doppia carta del Ducato di Milano nella sua massima estensione al tempo dei duchi Sforza, in coloritura coeva.

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      Paris, France: P. Didot, L'Ainé et Jules Didot, Fils, 1819. later paper-covered boards. 117058|94595|100370|100371/CA. Type Specimens. 8vo. later paper-covered boards. 80; (ii),19+(1) pages. Text in French. Bigmore & Wyman I, 175; Audin 212; Updike, Printing Types 178-9, with plates reproducing parts of the text as plates 318 and 319. Text on recto only. The first book of type specimens issued by Didot and the first to use the Didot point system. This specimen book demonstrates the new look of type that Didot advanced in the early 19th century. In the one page foreword Didot states that the fonts were developed under his personal supervision by the type-cutter Vibert "who he assisted for three hours a day for ten years to get things to his mind." Though Updike finds the type "distinguished by the violent contrast of their thick and thin lines," the type led to a new school of typography to emerge. The specimens are presented successively in different sizes from the smallest (4 and a half) to the largest (21). Bound at the end is Didot's Essai d'un Nouveau Caractère, offrant un Essai Lyrique. (1821) Identified as a separate work in Bigmore and Wyman I, 176. Between the 1819 and 1821 works is a leaf identifying the second as a "supplement to the specimen of new characters" published in 1819, mentioned in Audin 213. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges with some soiling. Light foxing. Old bookseller's description in corner of front pastedown. Very scarce, especially with supplement.

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        Journal of a Soldier of the 71st or Glasgow RegimentHighland Light Infantry 1806-1815

      15 15, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An insightfulautobiography into the life of a solider within the Glasgow regiment, between 1806 and 1815. Second edition, published the same year as the first. The 71st Regiment of Foot was first formed in 1758 from the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Regiment of Foot. Soon after formation the 71st Foot was part of a raid on the French coast at Cherbourg during the Seven Years' War. After taking the fort and destroying the docks the regiment reboarded and returned to England before it took part in a similar raid on Belleisle in 1761. In 1763 the 71st became a Regiment of Invalids before disbanding in 1768. The 2nd Battalion was raised in 1804 and spent the whole of the Napoleonic War based in Scotland functioning as a training battalion supplying replacement troops to the 1st Battalion. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with marbled boards and gilt design to the spine. Externally, calf is smart, with light rubbing to marbled boards. Minor wear to extremities. Front hinge is slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, with some light off-setting and the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Elementi di fisica sperimentale.

      Subject: (Fisica). Venezia, dalla tipografia di Andrea Santini e figlio, 1819, cinque volumi, legature in cartonato coevo con tasselli di carta ai dorsi (qualche macchia alla copertina del vol. I e V) pp. 308 con otto tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine + pp. 256 con otto tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine + pp. 290 con tre tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine + pp. 307 con due tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine + pp. 324 con tre tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine. Complessivamente 24 tavole. (Hard Cover)

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        [16 copperplate engravings]: Revolution [Tableau de la revolution francaise / Scenes of the French Revolution]

      Baudouin Freres [Paris: Baudouin Freres. no date - circa 1819]. First. Sixteen engraved plates bound in one octavo volume. Contemporary dark red quarter leather and ribbon-embossed cloth boards, marbled endpapers, and gilt lettered directly on the spine: "Revolution." Moderate wear to the board edges and corners, very good. Sixteen beautifully engraved plates by Francois-Louis Couche, depicting the important events of the French revolution. A unique custom bound volume of untitled plates, as the scenes depicted had become famous when they were printed in Paris, circa 1819, most likely by the publisher Baudouin Freres. Very scarce. The British Library has one custom bound volume of plates from this series with the manuscript title: "Collection des Memoires de la Revolution." Scenes depicted include the Tennis Court Oath, leaders of the revolution delivering speeches before the National Assembly, scenes of military action against crowds in Paris, and other iconic events. The engravings range in size from about 3" x 2" to 3.75" x 2.25". All sixteen are finely detailed and printed. .

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        Oeuvres complètes de Démosthène et d'Eschine, en grec et en français. Traduction de l'Abbé (Athanase) Auger. Nouvelle édition, revue et corrigée par J. Planche. 10 Bände.

      Verdière; Carez, Thomine et Fortic 1819-1821, Paris - 8vo (21,5 x 13 cm). Mit 1 Portrait Demosthenes' nach einer Antike gest. v. Mécou u. 1 genealog. Falttaf. Dunkelgrünes Ldr. d. Zeit m. Rückenvergoldung, blindgeprägt. Deckelornamenten, Stehkanten- u. Innenkantenvergoldung. Marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere, Marmorschnitt. Griechisch-französischer Paralleltext in der Übersetzung des Abbé Auger (1734-1792). - Die dekorativen Einbände etw. berieben, Gelenke teils angeplatzt u. geleimt. Reste eines Exlibris im Innendeckel. Stellenweise etw. stockfleckig. gr.

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        Histoire de la Guerre d?Espagne et de Portugal, pendant les années 1807 à 1813; plus la Campagne de 1814 dans le midi de la France, par le Colonel sir John Jones, avec des Notes et des Commentaires. Ornée de la Carte du théâtre de la Guerre d?Espagne et de Portugal. Tome premier et second reliés ensemble.

      Germain Mathiot, Paris, 1819 - 380 + 384pages, frontispice, plan de la bataille de Toulouse, reliure demi-basane à coins. Plats papier marbré. Tracnhes marbrées. Auteur, titre, filet, tomaison et ornementation dorés au dos à faux nerfs. Ornementation à froid au dos. Belle reliure. Bel exemplaire.

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        The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

      Complete 2-volume set. 12mo. Full calf with compartments and gilt spine lettering and spine decorations. viii, 326pp; 343pp, (1p ad). Very good. Original spines expertly remounted. A tight, quite attractive fifth edition of these essays first brought out by Murray the year before -- whose best known contributions are of course "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Of great interest is the bookplate near the top of the front pastedown of Volume I: "Ex Libris / John Ruskin / Brantwood." Ruskin (1819-1900) was of course the greatest art critic of the Victorian age, and Brantwood his glorious estate in England's Lake District. This is Type 2 of his bookplate, designed by William Morris of the Kelmscott Press in 1889, around the time Ruskin suffered a severe physical and mental breakdown. Although this title does not appear in James Reardon's 2012 "The Library of John Ruskin," which lists 2,969 books known to have belonged to Ruskin, much of his library got scattered and reappearances are quite common -- so much so that Reardon is compiling an addendum. Some spurious Ruskin bookplates do exist, identified by Reardon as Type 3, 4 and 6. One leading Ruskin scholar theorized about this copy of the Sketch Book, "it is more a probability than a possibility that the book did emanate from Ruskin (and Brantwood).... Conceivably it was something that he might have read in childhood.

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        Plan von Trier und seinen Umgebungen.

      1819 - Kupferstich-Karte von C. Mare bei Quednow, datiert Berlin 1819, koloriert. Ca. 29,5 x 40 cm. Karte der engeren Umgebung von Trier, erstellt nur vier Jahre nachdem die Stadt preußisch und Teil der Rheinprovinz geworden war. Die Karte ist in etwa gewestet und reicht von Igel/Wasserliesch und Konz bis nach Ruwer. Im Osten sind Zewen, Euren, Sirzenich und Lorich eingezeichnet, im Westen reicht sie bis Olewig, umfasst dann aber das Ruwertal von Ruwer über Mertesdorf und Kasel bis Waldrach. Der Charakter eines Planes (wie der Titel ja verheißt) wird in der Präzision der Ortsdarstellungen deutlich, die offenbar wenn nicht parzellen-, dann wenigstens strassengenau sind und die bestehende Bebauung akkurat verzeichnen. Unterhalb des Titel findet sich folgende Angabe "Gestochen v. Carl Mare Prof. u. Mitgl. d. Acad. z. Berlin 1819". Als Maßstab dienen Preußische Ruten. Das seltene Blatt erschien 1820 in Carl Friedrich Quednows "Beschreibung der Alterthümer in Trier und dessen Umgebungen aus der gallisch-belgischen und roemischen Periode".

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        Viaggio antiquario ne contorni di Roma.

      Vincenzo Poggioli, Roma 1819 - Ottime legature coeve in mz. pelle con fili, piccoli fregi, titolo e numerazione in oro su doppio tassello in pelle al ds. Tagli in leggera coloritura a spruzzo. Cerniere con minime mancanze e lievemente allentate, altrimenti bell esemplare, assai fresco. Raro. Rossetti, 7357. Olschki, 17660. 8vo, 2 Voll.; 311(1) pp. con 5 carte rip. e 17 tavv. f.t.; 334 pp. con 7 carte rip. e 13 tavv. f.t.

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        Yn Vible Casherick, Ny Yn Chenn Chonaant As Yn Conaant Hoa : Veih Ny Chied Gnlaraghyn / Dy Kiaralagh Chyndait Ayns Gailck: Ta Shen Dy Ghra, Chengey Ny Mayrey Ellen Vannin. Pointit Dy Ve Ilhaiht Ayns Kialteenyn

      London : Printed By George Eyre And Andrew Strahan, Printers To The King's Most Excellent Majesty, For The British And Foreign Bible Society, 1819. 1st edition in this form [1819]. Language: Manx. Associate reference; Darlow & Moule, 6639 and ESTC T106384. The complete Manx Bible, issued in one quarto volume for the use of the clergy. Finely bound in modern [period sympathetic] aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title and cross bands. Internally, uncommonly good with only very minor scattered foxing - scans on request.

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        The adventures of Gil Blas de Santillane / translated from the French of Le Sage, by Tobias Smollett, M. D. ; embellished with fifteen highly finished engravings from drawings designed expressly for this edition

      London : printed for Thomas McLean; John Bumpus; W. H. Reid; John Brumby; and Priestley and Weale 1819 - Physical description: 3 v. : colour plates ; 22 cm. Genre: French literature -- Translations into English. Notes: Plates dated 1 July 1819. This edition probably intended to outdo Mawman's of the same year in which the plates are dated 1 January. Finely bound in the original full gilt-blocked aniline calf. Professionally rebacked. Very impressively finished. Spine compartments uniformly tooled. Panel edges slightly dulled and rubbed as with age. Internally, pages are very clean and bright, with some scattered marginal dust marks. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Provenance: From the library of Joseph Maynard with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Citrus Aurantium, Citronier Orangier

      NOUVEAU DUHAMEL OU TRAITÉ DES ARBRES ET ARBUSTES que l'on cultive en France., 1819. T.7 No.33. Stipple engraving. Printed colour, hand finished. Very good condition. In handmade gold leaf frame. Size: 22.5 x 30.5 cm. (9 x 12 inches) Framed size: 41.5 x 50.5. cm Duhamel du Monceau was one of the outstanding botanists and horticulturists of the 18th century. Redouté and his pupil Bessa were to draw all the images for this great work. Both artists studied under Gerald von Spaendonck, the great flower painter of France's Le Jardin du Roi. To produce the plates a team of 29 engravers were employed.

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        Königlich privilegirte Berlinische Zeitung von Staats= und gelehrten Sachen. 1. Halbjahr 1819.

      - Vorhanden sind die Ausgaben vom 2.1.1819 bis 29.6.1819. 1. Stück bis 77. Stück. Im Gelenk gebrochen. Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren: etwas berieben, Rücken beschädigt. Hs. Name auf Vorsatz u. Titel. Steuerstempel auf Titel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Color Plate] Tour of The Grand Junction, illustrated in a series of engravings; with an Historical and Topographical Description of those parts of the counties of Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northhamptonshire, through which the canal passes

      London: Printed for J Hassell, 27, Richard Street, Islington; and sold by all book sellers, 1819. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good +. First Edition. 8vo: viii,147,[5] pp, with hand-colored frontispiece and 23 full-page hand-colored plates "of great topographical interest" (Hardie; according to Abbey, some copies were issued uncolored). Full period black straight-grain morocco, spine elaborately tooled gilt in six compartments, boards tooled in blind and gilt, turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt. A Very Good or better copy, the plates clean and bright, with sporadic, mostly marginal (occasionally heavy) foxing to text. Provenance: book plate to front paste down of Howard Calhoun Davidson (1890-1984), U. S. Air Force Major General and veteran of both World Wars. Abbey, Scenery, 30. Tooley 252. Martin Hardie, pp. 140-141. Prideaux, p. 272.& The Grand Junction Canal's 93 miles of waterway, from Braunston in Northhamptonshire to the River Thames at Brentford, was designed to facilitate water transport to London as an alternative to the uncertain Thames. By 1790, an extensive network of canals was in place in the Midlands, but the only route to London was via the Oxford Canal to the Thames, then down the river to the capital. The River Thames, particularly its upper reaches, suffered from shallow sections and shortages of water leading to delays at locks. The mainline (there were numerous branches) of the Grand Junction Canal, built between 1793 and 1805, by-passed the upper Thames and shortened the journey to London. Hassell, a watercolorist and engraver, first appeared as an exhibitor at the Royal Academy in 1789, with a "View of Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Sulla restituzione del naso [ Rhinoplastik ]

      Pavia: Reale Tipografia della Guerra, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (270x210 mm). [8], 60, [1] pp., 6 engraved folding plates, mild browning, foxing to plates and text pages. Contemporary half green morocco, red spine label, marbled boards (very slight wear, spine ends a little rubbed); slipcase. Good copy, complete. ---- <br><br> Waller 8665, see Garrison-Morton 5738; Zeis 548; Gnudi-Webster p.320. - First Italian Edition of von Graefe&#39;s classic Rhinoplastik, the first important work after Tagliacozzi and Carpue on plastic surgery published the year before. The edition is a summary version prepared by Schönberg, the chief physician of the Austrian Army hospital in Naples. In his treatise, Schönberg uses both von Graefe&#39;s text and plates but also cites Carpue&#39;s &#39;Account of Two Successful Operations for Restoring a Lost Nose&#39; (1816; Garrison-Morton 5737), together with its German translation and with preface by von Graefe. Schönberg&#39;s summary is apparently the earliest general account of modern plastic surgery in Italian. As rare as the original German edition of Rhinoplastik, only 3 copies are listed in OCLC..

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        Don Quixote De La Mancha

      London: Printed for T. M'Lean, 1819. - To Dream The Impossible Dream:A Fine Set in Original BoardsCERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel De. Don Quixote De La Mancha. Translated from the original Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra by Charles Jarvis, Esq. Embellished with twenty-four highly finished engravings from drawings designed expressly for this edition. In four volumes. London: Printed for T/ M'Lean, 1819. First M'Lean edition of the Jarvis translation and the first thus illustrated. Four octavo volumes (8 7/8 x 5 1/8 in; 225 x 135 mm). lxxxviii, 376; 403, [1]; xvi, 370; viii, 440 pp. Twenty-four hand-colored aquatint plates by J. Clark.Publisher's original drab boards, expertly rebacked using the original printed spine labels. An astonishing set in marvelous condition. Housed in a brown cloth drop-back clamshell case.Originally published in two volumes, in 1605 and 1615, respectively, Don Quixote is considered the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age and, indeed, of the entire Spanish literary canon. As a founding work of modern Western literature and one of the earliest canonical novels, it regularly appears high on lists of the greatest works of fiction ever published.Charles Jervas (or Charles Jarvis; c. 1675 ? 1739) was an Irish portrait painter, translator, and art collector of the early 18th century. His translation of Cervantes' novel Don Quixote, published posthumously in 1742 as being made by Charles "Jarvis" ? because of a printer's error ? has since come to be known as "the Jarvis translation." Jervas was the first to provide an introduction, found here, to the novel including a critical analysis of previous translations of Don Quixote. It has been highly praised as the most accurate translation of the novel up to that time. It went through many printings during the 19th century.Little is known about illustrator J[ohn] Clark aka I. Clark. Prideaux notes that he "aquatinted plates to some thirty volumes, chiefly of travels." Where Prideaux cites a title by J. Clark she is kind, noting that his work along with others she mentions was "so much appreciated in their time."Prideaux, p. 330.

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        Convention Nationale. Opinion de Thomas Payne [sic],

      London: printed & published by R. Carlile,, 1819. député du département de la Somme, Concernant Le Jugement de Louis XVI, Précédée de sa lettre d&#39;envoi au Président de la Convention; Imprimée par ordre de la Convention Nationale. Paris, de l&#39;Imprimerie Nationale, 1792; [bound with:] &#151; [drop-head title] Convention Nationale. Opinion &#133; Sur l&#39;Affaire de Louis Capet, Adressée au Président de la Convention Nationale; Imprimée par ordre de la Conventional nationale. [No place, no date, but 1793]; [and with:] &#151; The American Crisis. 3 works bound together in one volume, pp. 8; 10; [ii], 196; the first two works small octavo (approx. 195 × 122 mm), the third, with uncut edges, taller octavo (226 × 138 mm). Later mottled half calf, spine lettered gilt, marbled sides. A2 and A3 misbound out of order in first work. Excellent copies. First editions of the first two listed works, rare in commerce. No copy of the first work appears in auction records since 1975 and only one copy of the second. The Rights of Man brought Paine enormous popularity in France, and eventually election to the National Convention, the central governing agency of the First Republic. But Paine spoke little or no French and had to rely on a fellow deputy translating for him, and he had not grasped how dramatically the course of the revolution had changed. French adulation turned into anger when Paine opposed the execution of Louis XVI. After a bare majority had voted for death, Paine sought a reprieve by pressing for detention, and subsequent banishment to America, rather than execution (with Bancal reading a translation of his speech). Marat shouted him down on the grounds that he was a Quaker, and further interruptions by Marat and Thuriot challenged the accuracy of the translation being read and wrecked any chance of his plea finding support. In December 1793 he was arrested. Robespierre himself wrote out the order of execution, but Paine escaped this fate through an error of his captors and was released from prison the next year after the end of the Terror. The third work in this Sammelband was reprinted by the radical publisher Richard Carlile, who popularized the writings of Tom Paine to the next generation, adding a biography, The Life of Thomas Paine (1820). Carlile was the subject of several prosecutions in 1819; during one trial he famously read aloud The Age of Reason under the justification that the jury would have to judge whether it was blasphemous, an action which allowed him to republish the work under privilege of court (10,000 twopenny copies were subsequently sold). He was found guilty on two charges and sentenced to six years in Dorchester prison.

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        Iceland; or the Journal of a Residence in That Island During the Years 1814 and 1815 Etc

      Edinburgh: Waugh & Innes, 1819. Brown pebbled original cloth with paper label to rebacked cloth spine. Folding map and 15 full page engravings. The second edition. Some sporadic foxing but generally clean interiors. . Second Edition. Cloth. VG. 8vo.

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        The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy: a Poem in Four Cantos

      London: Sherwood, Neely, & Jones, 1819. hardcover. near fine. Williams. Illustrated with 20 humorous hand-colored plates by Williams. viii, 284pp. Tall 8vo, beautifully bound in full contemporary polished calf with ornate gilt and blind-stamped spine. London: Sherwood, Neely, & Jones, et al., 1819. A very clean copy in a lovely binding.

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        RECOLLECTIONS OF JAPAN, Comprising a Particular Account of the Religion, Language, Government, Laws and Manners of the People with Observations on the Geography, Climate, Population & Productions of the Country

      London:: Printed for Henry Colburn,, 1819. First Edition. Near Fine. Near Fine hardback First Edition in later nineteenth century half calf , marbled boards binding with red leather spine label, gilt lettering. 8vo. viii, lxxxix, 302 pp. Rare, particularly in this condition.

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        Opera miscellanea contenente numerosi saggi chimici su acidi , minerali e gas.

      Stamperia Reale., Torino. 1819 - 37 saggi in 1 vol., in 8°, m. pelle, pp. compl. 709. Il vol. contiene saggi su: Acido borico, acido Idro-solforico, stagno, bitumi, cianogeno, acido acetico, bismunto, acido carbonico, barite, sodio, idrogeno fosforato, vino, antimonio, amido, acidi, solfato di magnesia, analisi, canfora, mercurio dolce e sublimato, acqua semplice ed ossigenata, ricino, acido tartarico, cinconina e chinina, ammoniaca, manganese, ferro, potassio, zolfo, calorico, alcali, argento, acido succinico, idrogeno deuto-carbonato, combinazioni tra azoto e ossigeno, arsenico, sal nitro, morfina. Cop. sciolta. Vol. leggermente stanco. Tarletti marg. che ledono alcune lettere.

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        The Kilmarnock Mirror and Literary Gleaner

      Scotland - Kilmarnock Press, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce Scottish periodical containing essays, moral tales, poetry and a variety of miscellaneous pieces, adapted for instruction and amusement. Volume one only; containing number one, dated October 1818, through to number eight, datedMay 1819. With the popular Scottish ballad The Drunkard&#39;s Raggit Wean pasted to the front pastedown. The Drunkard&#39;s Raggit Wean paints a pitiful picture of a child left hungry, cold and miserable through neglect by his drunken parents. This was clearly intended to provide moral instruction against the dangers of drinking alcohol to excess, and may have been linked to the Temperance Movement. Early ballads were dramatic or humorous narrative songs derived from folk culture that predated printing. Originally perpetuated by word of mouth, many ballads survive because they were recorded on broadsides. Condition: Rebound in a half calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, the spine is a trifle rubbed, and there are some marks to the boards. Gentle wear to extremities. Generally firmly bound, although lacking the original first two and last eight leaves; which have been neatly handwritten and bound in. Instances of handling marks and the odd spot. Poem pasted to the front pastedown. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The North American Sylva, or, Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada and Nova Scotia, 2 volumes, 1819

      Paris: D&#39;Hautel. 1819. First printing. Hardcover. Good. First printing, 1819. Small quarto, 2 volumes in late 19th C. half dark brown morocco, raised bands, green cloth boards. With 156 hand-colored stipple engraved plates. Ex-library with perforated stamp on title page and faint blue ink stamps to title pages and next page, small impressed call numbers on spine (now dull), minor signs of bookplate removal to pastedowns, else free of marks (withdrawn stamps on versos of flyleaves). Good plus set, light wear and scuffing to bindings, text shows mild foxing and spottiness throughout and many of the plates have a tiny bit of spottiness and foxing, as well as finger marks and occasional smudges and mild stains. The last 20 percent of the first volume shows faint damp stain tidemark to lower corner, less evident to the plates, the second volume is free of that but still has some foxing throughout. The plates are mainly in very good condition and have been collated complete. Text and plates appear to be untrimmed. Priced accordingly.

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        L'art de v?rifier les dates des faits historiques, des inscriptions, des chroniques, et autres anciens monuments,avant l'?re chr?tienne

      Paris - Chez Moreau 1819 - The first edition of this important French historical treatise. This work, originally penned by the French historian and Benedictine, Francois Clement (1714-1793), was completed and published after his death by the genealogist and littrateur Nicolas Viton de Saint-Allais (1773-1842). Constructed from the literary remains of the gargantuan L'art de vrifier les dates des faits historiques - the finest memorial of French learning of the eighteenth century - this work provides a historical chronology of the years before the birth of Christ. Includes several folding charts to the rear of the fifth and final volume. Text in the original French. Scarce. Complete in five volumes. Condition: Uniformly bound in quarter morocco over marbled boards. Externally, sound with some light rubbing to boards and wear to backstrips and extremities. Corners bumped. Internally, firmly bound. Patches of light spotting throughout, with some browning in places, otherwise very clean. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Gazetteer of the States of Connecticut and Rhode-Island : Written with Care and Impartiality, from Original and Authentic Materials; Consisting of Two Parts ... : with an Accurate and Improved Map of Each State

      Hartford : Printed And Published By William S. Marsh, 1819. 1st Edition. Description: vii, 389, [2] leaves of plates : ports. , folded maps ; 22 cm. Subjects: Connecticut--Gazetteers. Rhode Island--Gazetteers. Connecticut--History, Local. Rhode Island--History, Local. References: Shaw & Shoemaker 49034. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        The Vision; Or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise, of Dante Alighieri. Translated by the Rev. Henry Francis Cary, A.M. The second edition, corrected. With the Life of Dante, additional notes, and an index

      London: Printed for Taylor and Hessey, Fleet Street. 1819. 3 vols., 8vo, (10), lii, 303; xi, 309; (2), 297, (28, index)pp. Full modern calf, red morocco labels, a very good copy with the contemporary ink signature on each t/p of M (?) Hartree, Greenwich. First trade edition, previously privately printed between 1805 and 1814 in a tiny edition. A very scarce book; this copy from the Hartreee family who may be the antecedents of the famous mathematician. The first translation into English of Dante was by Henry Boyd and appeared between 1785 and 1802; CaryÕs private edition was begun in 1805 and, although the sales of the first volume were disatrous, he printed it at his own expense in full in 1814; after this 1819 printing appeared, it became generally agreed to be the best edition of the 19th-century although the Longfellow edition (1867) is also well thought of.

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        DON JUAN

      London: Thomas Davison/John Hunt, 1819 - 1824. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good or better. FIRST EDITIONS OF ALL 16 CANTOS of Byron&#39;s epic satire and one of the great comic poems in the English language. Along with a copy of the First Octavo Edition (Thomas Davison, 1819) of the first volume with the first two cantos. The first two cantos were first published by Thomas Davison in 1819 in a quarto volume (8-3/4" x 11-1/2"), here in contemporary calf with some wear and rubbing. The remaining cantos, all present, were published in octavo volumes (5-1/2" x 8-3/4") by both Davison and later John Hunt from 1821 to 1824. These are bound in contemporary polished calf. All half-title pages and ads present as called for; errata for the sixth volume lacking. All seven volumes have been uniformly rebacked with contrasting morocco spine labels. Sent abroad by his mother at the age of 16 in disgrace after an intrigue, Don Juan is shipwrecked. His many adventures include clashes with pirates, being sold as a slave to a sultana who falls in love with him, an escape from her jealousy to Russia where he attracts the favor of the Empress Catherine, and finally a return to England where the poem concludes with a satirical description of social conditions there as well as love affairs of Don Juan. The first quarto and octavo volumes with the bookplate of noted collectors Nell Rose Wheeler and Charles Van Cise Wheeler on the front pastedowns. Randolph pages 69, 74, 82, 83, 86 & 87. Large paper issues of cantos VI, VII & VIII; IX, X & XI; XII, XIII & XIV; XV & XVI. Lacking half-titles for volumes III, IV & V; later, l.p. copies issued without 1/2 titles.

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        Journal, Acts and Proceedings, of The Convention, Assembled At Philadelphia, Monday, May 14, and Dissolved Monday, September

      Boston, MA: Thomas B. Wait, 1819. hardcover. Good . September 17, 1787 which formed the Constitution of the U.S. . Good. Good ex-library from Library of Congress, duplicate. Leather-bound hardcover, some foxing, corner of endpapers stained, front cover and flyleaf detached, cover bumped and scuffed, interior has Library of Congress bookplate and previous owner&#39;s name, James Archer. Title page has surplus Library of Congress stamp and name beginning with F-something Archer and date 1820. Interior is unmarked and nice conditon. .

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        Northumberland. A Calendar of the Prisoners, In the Gaol of our Sovereign Lord the KingÖ

      Newcastle-on-Tyne,, 1819.. Broadside measuring 523 x 417 mm., wove paper watermarked 1816, folded, excellent condition. A striking visual display of English justice during the transportation era, listing the conviction and punishment of prisoners tried at the Newcastle-upon-Tyne assizes on 14 August 1819.Court calendars such as this fine example were published as public notices detailing the convictions, punishments and sentencing of persons appearing before the assizes. This calendar reports the conviction of eight men tried at the assizes that day, in addition to the punishments allotted to another five. Here we read the fate of one Robert Brown, aged 35 years and convicted of larceny, who is to be 'transported to such Part of his Majesty's Dominions beyond the Seas...for the Term of seven Years.'The crimes of other convicts are described in some detail, and include counterfeiting, assault of a gentleman upon the King's Highway for his silver watch, theft of silver and bank-notes from a Friendly Society and the robbery of textiles and plush velvet cushions from a church. The most prominent list of charges belong to one Ralph Hush, also aged 35 years, who is charged with a string of livestock thefts, including one instance where Hush did 'feloniously take and drive away... thirty Wedder Hogs, ten Ewes, and thirteen Lambs... as well as one Dinmont Sheep and two Lambs' in all exceeding 80 shillings value.

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        The Metallic Wealth of the United States Described and Compared with that of Other Countries

      Tall 8vo, original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, illustrated with three lithographed plates and text illustrations, xxxii, 510 pp., inscribed "compliments of the author". Spine a bit faded, a couple of small pieces torn away at top and bottom of spine, old stain to rear cover, corners rubbed, nevertheless, binding is in very good condition, internally near fine. Josiah Dwight Whitney (1819-1896) was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, and graduated from Yale in 1839. He wanted a scientific career and did some geological work after college, but went to Europe for additional training. When he returned he became a field geologist for a company in Michigan. During his career he would be involved in a number of important geological surveys, and would even serve as professor of chemistry at the University of Iowa for a few years. The present work, which is quite scarce, is highly regarded and was "one of the first systematic texts in the field, it stimulated serious research on mineral ores and helped to establish mining geology as a scientific discipline." DSB). Includes, laid in, two geological off-prints by Whitney, extracted from other works. American National Biography.

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        Mazeppa, a poem.

      London: John Murray 1819 - First edition, first issue, 8vo, iv, 71, (1, 8 advertisement) pp. Marbled endpapers, gilt-lettered morocco bookplate of "Miss M. Napier" to paste down with her signature to a front blank, armorial bookplate of William Renny to fly leaf verso. Contemporary gilt and blind stamped panelled calf, some subtle repairs to joints, an attractive copy. Wise I p. 131.

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        The British Essayists

      London: for G. Offer and 10 others,, 1819. To Which are Prefixed Prefaces Biographical, Historical, and Critical: by James Ferguson. A New Edition, in Forty-Five Volumes. 45 volumes, small octavo. Near contemporary blue morocco, spines gilt in compartments, brown endpapers, top edges gilt. Hinges repaired, spotting to contents. A very good set. An attractive library set.

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        British Essayists (The)

      London: G. Offer Etc., 1819. Full Leather. Vg. 12mo. The first 18 volumes of a 45 volume set. contains the complete, Guardian, Tatler and Spectator

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        A Complete Set of the Delphin Variorum Classics

      London: A.J. Valpy, 1819-1830. 166 vols, 8vo, uniform full contemporary vellum over boards, double gilt fillet borders on covers, backstrips on each volume also ruled in gilt with two black morocco labels, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, blue endpapers. Occasional rubbing to labels, periodic rough texture to a few backstrips, some light soiling to covers. Contents generally very clean with infrequent discoloration. A rare set when complete, here in fine appropriate contemporary bindings. First editions thus. Though Abraham John Valpy (1787-1854) started his printing venture with the The Classical Journal in 1810 and The Pamphleteer in 1828, he dreamed of becoming a grand classical scholar/printer in the tradition of Aldus Manutius and Henri Estienne. He wanted to create affordable, scholarly, accurate and refined editions of the greatest classical authors. The most-significant attempt since the Renaissance to re-print the great Classical authors had been Pierre HuetÕs 17th-century Delphin Classics, so called as they were printed in the 1670s for the education of Louis Le Grand Dauphin, son of Louis XIV. By the time of Valpy nearly 150 years later, examples of this edition were rare, and the enterprising editor/scholar saw an opportunity to claim his rightful succession. Valpy ultimately abandoned his dream, his final publication being Òthe Family Classical Library (1830-1834): English Translations of Greek and Latin Classics, in fifty-two volume.Ó Afterwards, ÒValpy sold his printing materials [in 1837], parted with his large stock of books and copyrights, and retired into private life. From that time he applied his energies to the University Life Assurance Company and other undertakings in which he was interested either as a director or shareholderÓ (DNB). & & A complete set in 166 volumes, as follows: Apuleius (Seven Volumes); Aulus Gellius (Four Volumes); Ausonius (Three Volumes); Boethius (One Volume); C¾sar (Four Volumes); Catullus (Two Volumes); Cicero (Fifteen Volumes); Claudianus (Three Volumes); Curtius (Three Volumes); Dares et Dictys (Two Volumes); Eutropius (One Volume); Florus (Two Volumes); Horace (Four Volumes); Justinus (Two Volumes); Juvenal (Two Volumes); Livy (Twenty-Two Volumes); Lucretius (Four Volumes); Manilius (Two Volumes); Martial (Three Volumes); Nepos (Two Volumes); Ovid (Nine Volumes); Panegyrici Veteres (Five Volumes); Paterculus (One Volume); Persius (One Volume); Ph¾drus (Two Volumes in One); Plautus (Five Volumes); Pliny (Twelve Volumes); Pompeius Festus (Three Volumes); Propertius (Two Volumes); Prudentius (Three Volumes); Sallust (Two Volumes); Statius (Four Volumes); Suetonius (Four Volumes); Tacitus (Eight Volumes); Terence (Four Volumes); Tibullus (One Volume); Valerius Maximus (Three Volumes); Victoris (Two Volumes); and Virgil (Eight Volumes).&

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        The Republican

      London:: R. Carlile,, 1819-1824.. Rear hinge of volume four completely detached. Some occasional internal soiling; calf and marbled paper lifting on vol. 14, some chipping to the spines on other volumes; lacks a spine titling piece; an occasional small flaw in scattered leaves, with loss of letters (but no loss of sense); overall, in good condition.. 14 vols, 8vo, contemporary uniform half calf and marbled boards, red morocco labels, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait in vol. 13. Bound with 15 additional tracts published by Carlile. 329 (out of 331) numbers of this uncommon radical weekly periodical, the successor to his suppressed Sherwin&#39;s Political Register, here offered as collected and sold by Carlile. Published largely while Carlile served a term in prison--and while successive agents for the paper were clapped in jail for seditious libel--the Republican (despite all the financial and political woes with which it was beset) proved to be an important radical journal. While there is much from Carlile on the expected free-thought subjects, as well as his attacks on targets ranging from Peel to Henry Hunt (and an extensive war in print against William Cobbett), other contributors play important roles. Squibs and articles came from those imprisoned during the "war of the shop-men" (including Susannah Wright), and include numerous pseudonymous contributions from Benthamite Francis Place (who led and largely penned the contraception and free-love campaign in the Republican--included here--which caused Carlile to fall afoul of a number of his supporters; he also ghosted much of the attack on Cobbett). Other numbers include defenses of Shelley and Byron (with extracts), an open letter to Elizabeth Fry, addresses from Robert Owen, accounts of black activist Robert Wedderburn, much on Malthus, etc. Neither missing issue appears to have been bound in this set: one is the suppressed first issue, with its inflammatory description of Peterloo; the other is vol. 5, number 13, which in its place one finds bound a later edition of vol. 4, number 13--almost certainly a mix-up on the part of the binders, who were putting together sets with what numbers were on hand.

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