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        Repertorium Bibliographicum; or, Some Account of the Most Celebrated British Libraries

      London: William Clarke, 1819. First edition, small 4to, [vi],[16],vii-xlviii,[2]-138,133*-138*,139-454,449*-454*,455-672,[2]pp., engraved frontispiece and 9 engraved portraits (lightly foxed), 2 woodcuts in the text, cont. calf, neatly rebacked, spine gilt, morocco title label, edges marbled, a nice copy. A survey of the principal public and private libraries in England, listing highlights of the collections and concluding with brief accounts of 30 important English book auctions from the 17th century onwards. William Beckford assisted in the compilation of this work, particularly in the description of his own library at Fonthill. Bound in between pages vi and vii, is an 8-leaf pamphlet attributed to William Beckford: "A Dialogue in the Shades, between William Caxton, Fodius, a bibliomaniac, and William Wynken, Clerk, a descendant of Wynken de Worde: to which is added, the Story of Dean Honywood's Grubs. [In verse.] With explanatory notes, by W. W." [With: "A Ballad entitled Rare Doings at Roxburghe-Hall."], [By William Clarke.] Printed by J. F. Dove, [1819]. Claude Cox, in his introduction to the 1985 reprint, identifies the three characters in the engraving at the head of the title as William Beckford, William Clarke (bookseller), and William Caxton. The 'Dialogue' is a witty and well-versed satire on book collecting of the time. Cox regards the 'Ballad' as being "more straightforward, but not less skilful. The story of the battle between the Earl Spencer and the Marquis of Blandford for the Valdarfer Boccaccio at the Roxburghe sale". Provenance: Charles W. G. Howard (bookplate); Professor Birrell (signed in pencil with small neat stamp on title).

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        A Voyage up the Persian Gulf, and a Journey Overland from India to England in 1817

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,, 1819. Containing Notices of Arabia Felix, Arabia Deserta, Persia, Mesopotamia, The Garden of Eden, Babylon, Bagdad, Koordistan, Armenia, Asia Minor, &c. &c. Quarto (265 × 207 mm) Contemporary pinkish half calf on marbled boards, black label morocco label to the spine, edges sprinkled red, green-grey endpapers. Uncoloured aquatint frontispiece and 3 similar plates. A little rubbed, particularly at the spine which is also a touch sunned, the frontispiece and title page somewhat foxed, the other plates less so, light browning to the text. First edition. "The author of this rare and interesting work was attached to the Madras Military Establishment and was apparently related to Earl Fitzwilliam, to whom the work is dedicated" (Blackmer catalogue). Heude first visited Muscat and its hinterlands before sailing up the Persian Gulf to Basra, travelling on up the Shatt al-Arab and the Euphrates. Includes descriptions of Baghdad and Armenia "and of a hazardous journey through the mountains of Kurdistan". The Rev. Sydney Smith was was rather cruelly dismissive of Heude's efforts in The Edinburgh Review, recommending that the friends and parents of "gentlemen who return from distant countries" should "tenderly commit to the flames any notes or records that the beloved stranger may have made of his travels … or any thing else which might induce him to venture on the perils of authorship" (Volume XXXII, 1819, p. 111), defending his review to the editor, Francis Jeffreys, on the grounds that "to punish a man every now and then for writing a frivolous book is wise and proper" (Austin, A Memoir of the Reverend Sydney Smith, p. 182). William Taylor writing in The Monthly Review was rather kinder, describing it as "this valuable journal"; and more sympathetic to the spirit in which the piece was written, noting that the author claimed "only the merit of having recorded faithfully, and unadornedly, the observations made by him in the course of a solitary journey along an unusual track", and concluding; "The Work contains many particulars of Oriental manners and places hitherto unrecorded; in general, the writer is more at home among men than monuments, and has added rather to our knowledge of living nature rather than antient [sic] remains: but his tour supplies various information, and will gratify a liberal curiosity" (Vol. XCI, pp. 278-283). Tending to side with Taylor rather than Smith, the work can be seen as a useful account by an observant, amateur anthropologist, rather than an antiquarian, and as offering an eye-witness account of regions rarely visited by western Europeans at the time. Armourial bookpate of Walter de Winton to the front pastedown.

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        Galignani's Traveller's Guide Through France : Containing A Geographical, Historical And Picturesque Description Of Every Remarkable Place In That Kingdom [DATED 1819 SECOND EDITION]

      Galignani, Paris, 1819. Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. With Notices of the Climate, Natural Productions, Antiquities, Curiosities, Trade and Manufactures: together with Sketches of Manners, Society and Customs; including Detailed Accounts of all the Principal Cities, particularly Lyons, Marseilles, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Montpellier, Tours, Rouen, etc. etc., Visits to Hyeres, Nice, Bagneres and Barreges, and Excursions on the one, Garonne, and Loire: and exact Itinerary of Distances in Posts and English Miles, AND INDICATION OF THE PRINCIPAL INNS. Together with useful Hints and Advice to the Continental Traveller, and a comparative Table of English and French Weights and Measures; BY COXE; With considerable corrections and additions; also augmented by a Tour through Auvergne, Britanny, and various other parts of the Kingdom, not in the London edition of this Work. Book - in Fair original leather binding with the spine repaired and the remainder of original spine laid on, some wear to the corners. Contents, marbled end papers, rear hinge cracked but BINDING SOUND, some marking and browning to the paste downs and end papers new publication pages to front and last index page to rear, previous owner's inscription otherwise clean and tightly bound. An Interesting & Scare guide to France published during the reign of Louis XVIII in France and George III in the United Kingdom, the same year as the future Queen Victoria was born, Size: 5.5 inches tall by 3.25 inches. xlvi, 685 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 6365..

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        Danske Folkesagn.

      4 samlinger i 2 bd. Kbhvn. 1819-23. XIV + 200 + X + 156 + XII + 154 + XII + 198 s. Eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i privat halvlæder i gammel stil. Sign. Anker Kyster.Første binds titelblad med lille rep. i nedre højre hjørne, ellers et meget pænt og velholdt eksemplar med ganske få pletter.. Just Mathias Thiele (1795-1874), der gengav sit stof med folkets egen fortællemåde og i sagnenes egen stil, blev med disse samlinger, foregangsmand for Svend Grundtvig, Evald Tang Kristensen, Axel Olrik og Hans Ellekilde. Han blev skaberen af et nu klassisk kulturværk, der blev indledningen til det 19århundredes indsamlingsarbejde og starten til befolkningens stigende interesse for sin egen sagnverden. Disse fire bind blev for dansk guldalderdigtning en rig og værdifuld inspirationskilde, hvis påvirkning kan spores både bag H.C. Andersens Eventyr, Blichers noveller, Heibergs skuespil og Chr. Winthers lyrik, og de danner således en af forudsætningerne for tidens nationale gennembrud. DBL(3), 14,446. B.D. III,8

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        On the Economy of Machinery and Manufacturers.London: Charles Knight, 1832.

      First edition, very rare large paper issue, of Babbage's pioneering work of political economy, "a remarkable performance of a remarkable man" (Schumpeter, p. 541), and "a turning point in economic writing" (ODNB). "The first edition of <i>On the economy of machinery and manufacturers</i> was issued in two versions: a large-paper version, of which a small number were printed for presentation only; and the regular version of which three thousand copies were issued" (OOC).<br/><br/> "Babbage undertook the analysis of machinery and manufacturing processes to discover ideas and techniques that could be applied to the construction of his Difference Engine no. 1, which he knew would stretch the available mechanical technology to its limits. Primary themes of the book were the division of labor and the division of mental labor, to which Babbage devoted chapters 19 and 20. His chapter on the division of mental labor was an analysis of the methods used by de Prony in the production of his celebrated mathematical tables. Babbage had seen de Prony's manuscript table in 1819, and around 1820 began planning the Difference Engine no. 1 based on the principles of division of labor. With this goal, Babbage visited factories throughout England, inspecting every machine and every industrial process. Rather than a study limited to engineering and manufacturing techniques, his book turned out to be an analysis of manufacturing processes within their economic context. Written when manufacturing was undergoing rapid development and radical change, the book represents an original contribution to British economics. <br/><br/> "<i>On the economy of machinery and manufacturers</i> was also the first book on operations research, discussing topics like the regulation of power, control of raw materials, division of labor, times studies, the advantage of size in manufacturing, inventory control, and duration and replacement of machinery. On pages 166 and 167 Babbage analyzed the production of his book as an example of the cost of each step in a particular production process. The work was Babbage's most complete and professional piece of writing, and the only one of his books that went through four editions in his lifetime" (OOC). <br/><br/> "Adam Smith had never really abandoned the belief, reasonable enough in his day, that agriculture was the principal source of British wealth; Ricardo's ideas were focused on corn; Babbage for the first time authoritatively placed the factory in the centre of the stage. The book is at once a hymn to the machine, an analysis of the development of machine-based production in the factory, and a discussion of social relations in industry... <br/><br/> "The <i>Economy of manufacturers</i> established Babbage's position as a political economist and its influence is well attested, particularly on John Stuart Mill and Karl Marx. Babbage's pioneering discussion of the effect of technical development on the size of industrial organizations was followed by Mill and the prediction of the continuing increase in the size of factories, often cited as one of Marx's successful economic predictions, in fact derives from Babbage's analysis... Babbage wrote with many talents: a natural philosopher and mechanical engineer, his knowledge of factory and workshop practice was encyclopaedic; he was well-versed in relevant business practice; and he was without rival as a mathematician among contemporary British political economists (Hyman, pp. 103-4). <br/><br/> <i>Origins of Cyberspace</i> 42; A. W. Van Sinderen, 'The printed papers of Charles Babbage,' <i>Annals of the History of Computing</i>, Vol. 2, 1980, pp. 169-85, no. 45; A. Hyman, <i>Charles Babbage, Pioneer of the Computer</i>, 1982; J. Schumpeter, <i>History of Economic Analysis</i>, Oxford University Press, New York 1954; For a detailed analysis, see N. Rosenberg, <i>Babbage: Pioneer Economist</i> (http://projects.exeter.ac.uk/babbage/rosenb.html).. Large 8vo (217 x 135), fine contemporary English calf with raised bands and black spine label (extremeties with some light wear), engraved book plate of the a banker and politician Baron Hambro to front paste down pp. xvi, 320, [2, advertisements], including added engraved title (with some spotting, less than is usual for this book). A fine and clean copy

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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO D QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA

      - El ingenioso hidalgo D. Quijote de la Mancha, compuesto por . Cuarta edición corregida por la Real Academia Española.- Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1819; 5 tomos en 8º mayor pasta española del siglo XIX, 1º, 175 pp. - XXIV pp. - 359 pp. 6 láminas y un mapa plegado. 2º, 2 h. - 410 pp. 4 láminas. 3º, XXII pp. - 406 pp. 6 láminas. 4º, VI pp. - 1 h blanca. - 403 pp. 4 láminas. 5º, Vida de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, escrita e ilustrada con varias noticias y documentos inéditos pertenecientes a la historia y literatura de su tiempo por D. Martín Fernández de Navarrete. Retrato de Cervantes, 643 pp. 4 estados plegados conteniendo una carta manuscrita y firmada por Cervantes y 3 árboles genealógicos de su familia. Palau nº 52045. Esta cuarta edición de la Real Academia, al contrario que las 3 primeras (1780, 1782 y 1787), sigue el texto de la edición de 1608, corregida por Cervantes, contiene las notas de Bowles y Pellicer. Las láminas dibujadas por José Ribelles, fueron grabadas por López Enguidanos y Blanco. Es uno de los mejores quijotes clásicos. Buen ejemplar completo. Algunas manchas antiguas de humedad.

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        The History of the Royal Palace of Hampton Court, [from] Pyne's Royal Residences

      [London]: [Printed for A. Dry]. [1819]. First. First edition. [Half-title leaf], 188 pp. 36 cm. With 12 tinted and color aquatint plates (Including the frontispiece). In contemporary three-quarter mottled calf and marbled paper boards, red morocco spine label, gilt fleurons on the spine. Lacks one plate, else complete. The front board is detached, with moderate wear to the board edges, else very good. The text pages and plates are clean, bright and tight, many pages are unopened. The History of Hampton Court was originally issued as the first residence of three residences (the other two being Buckingham House and Kensington) bound together in volume two of a three volume set. This copy thus lacks the title page and Dedication to the Prince of Wales issued in volume 2. Why it also lacks plate number 36 titled "Grand Stair Case Hampton Court" we cannot say, but is was not removed from this copy. Tooley 389. .

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        Autograph letter signed to Dawson Turner

      London, 1819. Young, Thomas (1773-1829). Autograph letter signed to Dawson Turner (1775-1858). [London] Welbeck Street, 7 December 1819. 1 page. 215 x 180 mm. Mounted, with handwritten caption beneath. Fine.From British scientist Thomas Young, the founder of physiological optics and author of the wave theory of lights (see Garrison-Morton 1486-88, Printing and the Mind of Man 259, Dibner 152), to botanist and antiquary Dawson Turner, author of The Botanist's Guide through England and Wales (1805), the four-volume illustrated Fuci, sive, Plantarum fucorum generi a botanicis ascriptarum icones descriptiones et historia (1808-19), Account of a Tour in Normandy (1820), Guide . . . towards the Verification of Manuscripts by Reference to Engraved Facsimiles (1848) and several other works. Young's letter reads as follows:"Dear Sir, I have the pleasure to inform you that our friend's picture is arrived without having suffered any injury, except that the canvas has been shaken loose and wants stretching, which can easily be done. I also beg to return my best thanks for the very elegant specimens of Mrs. Turner's arts which you have sent me, and I hope at some future time you will make good your obliging offer of letting me have a few more, as there are several of my friends who will be disposed to be beggars on the occasion. Believe me Dear Sir very truly yours Thomas Young.""The very elegant specimens of Mrs. Turner's arts" that Young had received were most likely drawings or prints. Mary Turner was a skilled artist who had studied under both John Crome and John Sell Cotman; together with her equally talented daughters, she produced an enormous number of drawings, paintings, etchings and lithographs, which Turner used both in his own publications and as additional illustrations for the 8000 volumes in his library. Young wrote this letter from his Welbeck Street address, where he had lived and practiced medicine since 1799. Autograph letters from Thomas Young are rare-this is the first we have handled in our nearly forty years in business.

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        Code des médicamens, ou Pharmacopée française : publiée par ordre de Sa Majesté,. par la Faculté de médecine de Paris, l'an 1818 ; traduite du latin en français, par MM. Pavet et La Roche,. Revue et corrigée par MM. Hallé, Leroux, Henry et Richard,.

      Paris : imp. de Hacquart 1819 - Grand in-4° relié demi-chagrin de l'époque, dos lisse richement orné de fleurons, pièce de titre de chagrin orange de(8), CXCVI, 373 et 1 pages. Première édition française, rare, du nouveau codex pour toute la France. Il s'agit de la traduction du latin en français du Codex de 1818 procurée par Pavet et Roche et revue et corrigée par les membres de la commission chargée de la rédaction du Codex : Hallé, Leroux, Henry et Richard Coiffe inférieure légèrement émoussée. Une fente minime à la charnière sans dommages ni manques sinon bel exemplaire [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Manuel-Guide des contribuables de la régie des contributions indirectes ou recueil des lois, décrets, ordonances, décisions et réglemens relatifs à ladite régie, depuis sa création jusques et compris la loi du 15 mai 1818; Avec les tarifs des droits de circulation, d?entrée, de vente en détail, du droit général de consommation, les modèles de registres et instructions nécessaires à chaque classe de contribuables.

      Pillet Ainé, Paris, 1819 - 4 ff. 765pages, Etiquette de titre au dos, tranches non rognées. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Abhandlungen und Versuche über die Ratanhia. Mit Beiträgen von den HH. Dr. Renard, Juch, v. Flacho, Karpe, und den chemischen Versuchen von den HH. Vogel, und Christ. Gmelin

      Stuttgart, Löfflund und Wien, Gerold 1819.. Mit großer gefalt. kolor. Kupfertafel. 3 Bll., XXXVIII, 170 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. Seltene Untersuchung über den therapeutischen Gebrauch der Ratanhia, eine aus den Anden Boliviens und Perus stammende Pflanzenart. Die rotbraunen Wurzeln des Strauchs werden in der Pflanzenheilkunde bei Entzündungen des Zahnfleisches, Entzündungen im Mund- und Rachenraum, wie Stomatitis oder Pharyngitis angewendet, meist als Gurgelmittel oder Einpinselung. Die Ratanhia Peruviana hat auch in der Homöopathie eine große Bedeutung. - Enthält auch eine gekürzte Übersetzung der Beschreibung der Entdeckung der Pflanze durch Hipolito Ruiz. - Tls. gebräunt. Gutes Exemplar!

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        A supplement to Dr. Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language; adapted both to the common editions, and to that of the Rev. H.J. Todd.

      A.J. Valpy, London 1819 - First edition, 4to, pp. viii, [230], [2] ads; text in double column, occasional use of Greek, Gothic and Saxon characters, contemporary marbled boards rebacked and retipped in brown calf, gilt lettering direct on spine. The text includes new usages since Johnson's last revised edition, and improvements over Todd. Vancil, 218; Kennedy 6366. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "A supplement to Dr. Johnson&#39;s Dictionary of the English Language; adapted both to the common editions, and to that of the Rev. H.J. Todd."

      London: A.J. Valpy. 1819. "First edition, 4to, pp. viii, [230], [2] ads; text in double column, occasional use of Greek, Gothic and Saxon characters, contemporary marbled boards rebacked and retipped in brown calf, gilt lettering direct on spine. The text includes new usages since Johnson&#39;s last revised edition, and improvements over Todd. Vancil, 218; Kennedy 6366."

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        Traité de la Seconde Dentition, et Méthode naturelle de la Diriger; suivis d'un Aperçu de Séméiotique Buccale

      Paris: L'Auteur, rue de la Paix, No. 19, Méquignon-Marvis & Gabon, 1819 - First edition. 8vo. Ouvrage orné de 22 Planches. xvi, 311, [1] + 22 engraved plates illustrating 52 figures, with 22 numbered facing leaves of explanatory text + leaves [contents + errata]. Later quarter calf. Lower half of half-title and title-page both stained, both with loss of 3 cm from inner margin and 9 cm from the top affecting some of title (supplied in ms. facsimile); some light staining to plates in rear. Crowley 898; David p. 81; Heirs of Hippocrates 1402

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        LECTURES ON PHYSIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, and the Natural History of Man, Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons

      J. Callow ... 1819. . 1st Ed. xxiii + 579pp. + [i]. 12 plates including 7 folding (with some staining). Some light browning, faint institutional ink stamp to t.p. and plates, rebound in gilt lettered cloth, spine chipped and sl. faded. Heirs of Hippocrates 823 (American edition) &#145;With this lecture ... Lawrence anticipated the doctrines of Darwinian evolution, arousing the anger of the conservative clergy who viewed his work as inconsistent with Scripture ...&#146;& Sir William Lawrence, first baronet (1783&#150;1867), surgeon. US$560

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        LETTRES ÉDIFIANTES ET CURIEUSES, Écrites des Missions Étrangères

      Lyon Chez J. Vernarel ... 1819. . Nouvelle Ed., Ornée de Cinquante Belles Graves. 14 vols. [Complete]. 26 folding maps and plans, 24 plates including 13 folding, folding table. Discreet institutional ink stamp to tail of t.p. and last to leaf, sporadic minor spotting, nicely rebound in modern half calf with marbled boards, dec. gilt motifs with gilt lettered title labels to spines. Sabin 40700.& Originally published in 1702-76 in thirty four volumes, this new edition enlarged and corrected by l&#146;Abbé de Querbeuf, is preferred to the original, as it is arranged systematically according to geographic region. & &#145;The most valuable eighteenth century source on Jesuit activities in frontier regions throughout the world.&#146; (Hill).& Includes the important map of California by Eusebio Francois Kino. Additional postage may be necessary. US$1440

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        Constitutional Law: Comprising the Declaration of Independence

      1819. Important Early Compilation of U.S. Constitutions [United States]. Constitutional Law: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution of the United States; And the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union, viz. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Mississippi, Indiana, Illinois. Washington City: Printed and Published by Gales and Seaton, 1819. [iv], 360 pp. Pasted-in slip to foot of p. 360 containing a recent amendment to Georgia&#39;s constitution. 12mo. (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to spine, lettering piece and blind fillets to boards. Some rubbing to extremities, a few minor scuffs and stains to boards, corners lightly bumped. Light toning to text, somewhat darker in places, faint dampstaining and dampspotting to some leaves. Early (illegible) owner signatures to front endleaf, interior otherwise clean. A nice copy. * First edition. With an appendix containing federal constitution and the constitutions and amendments of 21 states, including Indiana and Illinois. Federal and state amendments enacted between 1808 and 1816 are also included. This was the first compilation published in Washington. A quasi-official work, it was the first "government" compilation since the ratification of the Federal constitution. Later editions were published in 1820, 1822 and 1823. OCLC locates 16 copies, 3 in law libraries (William and Mary, Duke and the NY State Appellate Division Law Library). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3013.

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        "Oriental field sports; being a complete, detailed, and accurate description of the wild sports of the East; and exhibiting, in a novel and interesting manner, the natural history of the elephant, the rhinoceros, the tiger, the leopard, the bear, the deer, the buffalo, the wolf, the wild hog, the jackall, the wild dog, the civet, and other undomesticated animals: as likewise the different species of feathered game, fishes, and serpents. The whole interspersed with a variety of original, authentic, and curious anecdotes, which render the work replete with information and amusement. The scenery gives a faithful representation of that picturesque country, together with the manners and customs of both the native and European inhabitants. The narrative is divided into forty heads, forming collectively a complete work, but so arranged that each part is a detail of one of the forty coloured engravings with which the publication is embellished. The whole taken from the manuscript and designs of Captain Thomas Wi

      London: Thomas McLean. 1819. "Second edition, large oblong folio (approx. 23 1/2"" x 18 1/2""); pp. [2], 146; 40 spectacular hand-colored lithographs after drawings by Samuel Howett; full straight-grain blue morocco stamped in gilt and blind, neatly rebacked to match; some scuffing of the binding, small repair to top corner of margin on frontispiece, but internally a fine and clean copy, brilliantly colored. & & Abbey Travel 427 citing the first edition (in original parts: ""extremely rare"") of 1805-07. There were two cheaper editions published in 1807 and 1808, both reduced in size (one quarto and one octavo) and bound in two volumes. Finally, in 1819, H.R. Young published a second edition based on the rare parts edition, ""probably to accompany his new edition of the Foreign Field Sports, 1819."" Schwerdt II, p. 299; Tooley 510."

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        Oriental field sports; being a complete, detailed, and accurate description of the wild sports of the East; and exhibiting, in a novel and interesting manner, the natural history of the elephant, the rhinoceros, the tiger, the leopard, the bear, the deer, the buffalo, the wolf, the wild hog, the jackall, the wild dog, the civet, and other undomesticated animals: as likewise the different species of feathered game, fishes, and serpents. The whole interspersed with a variety of original, authentic, and curious anecdotes, which render the work replete with information and amusement. The scenery gives a faithful representation of that picturesque country, together with the manners and customs of both the native and European inhabitants. The nar

      Thomas McLean, London 1819 - Second edition, large oblong folio (approx. 23 1/2" x 18 1/2"); pp. [2], 146; 40 spectacular hand-colored lithographs after drawings by Samuel Howett; full straight-grain blue morocco stamped in gilt and blind, neatly rebacked to match; some scuffing of the binding, small repair to top corner of margin on frontispiece, but internally a fine and clean copy, brilliantly colored. Abbey Travel 427 citing the first edition (in original parts: "extremely rare") of 1805-07. There were two cheaper editions published in 1807 and 1808, both reduced in size (one quarto and one octavo) and bound in two volumes. Finally, in 1819, H.R. Young published a second edition based on the rare parts edition, "probably to accompany his new edition of the Foreign Field Sports, 1819." Schwerdt II, p. 299; Tooley 510. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PREDVARITEL&#39;NOYE PONIATIYE K POZNANIYU NATURY ("Preliminary Notions for Cognition of the Nature")

      St. Petersburg: Morskaya Tipografiya, 1819 6-3/4" x 4" card covers. Text in Russian. Gift inscription (1822); Klochkov&#39;s antiquarian bookstore&#39;s bookplate. A small piece of the title page cut out. Very Rare Alchemical work. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. HB.

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        Mémoire, physiologie et psychologie MANUSCRIT

      1819 - Manuscrit in-folio, en feuilles, 44 pp, quelques manques de lettres infimes sur les bords du papier, fragment déchiré à la première page (9 lignes coupées). Précieux manuscrit original de l'article paru dans de Dictionnaire des sciences médicales, de Louyer Villermay qui crée le mot amnésie et décrit les fonctions et les dysfonctions de la mémoire [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A SERIES OF ESSAYS ON AGRICULTURE & RURAL AFFAIRS; In Forty-Seven Numbers.

      Joseph Gales, Raleigh 1819 - 12mo., 223, (2)pp., illustrated with drawings. Bound in contemporary full tree calf. Title on morocco label on spine in gilt. Spine double ruled in gilt into 6 compartments. Joints are cracked but holding. Tips rubbed, and a small amount of leather torn away along front joint. Text browned and age-toned. Small quarter sized tear in the rear blank end paper. Previous owner's penciled name on front paste down, with an arithmetic problem on the rear paste down, similarly in pencil. A Very Good copy. ***An early North Carolinian imprint, a series of essays on agriculture & rural affairs. applying the scientific principals, and attempting to raise the education of North Carolina farmers from its low level.*** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TraitE de la Seconde Dentition, et MEthode naturelle de la Diriger; suivis d&#39;un AperÁu de SEmEiotique Buccale

      Paris: L&#39;Auteur, rue de la Paix, No. 19, MEquignon-Marvis & Gabon, 1819. First edition. 8vo. Ouvrage ornE de 22 Planches. xvi, 311, [1] + 22 engraved plates illustrating 52 figures, with 22 numbered facing leaves of explanatory text + leaves [contents + errata]. Later quarter calf. Lower half of half-title and title-page both stained, both with loss of 3 cm from inner margin and 9 cm from the top affecting some of title (supplied in ms. facsimile); some light staining to plates in rear. Crowley 898; David p. 81; Heirs of Hippocrates 1402

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        THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE; A POEM - 3 VOLUMES COMPLETE 3rd Edition

      London: R. Ackermann, 1819-1820. 3rd edition. Hardcover. Very Good. William Rowlandson. Vol. 1- 276 pages, Vol. 2- 277 pages, Vol. 3- 270 pages. 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Green calf binding, gilt lettering on spine, 5 raised bands, decorated compartments, gilt floral pattern on inner dentelle, top edge of text block gilt, end papers marbled, vol. 1- 29 + vol. 2- 24 + vol. 3- 24 + colored lithographs. Condition of each volume is VERY GOOD: wear overall- esp. to spine edges and corners, a few light scuff marks to covers, spines darkened- spine edges worn, spines a bit dry, a few pages & fep.s with light foxing, lithographs clean, bindings tight, each volume was bound by Root & Son as stated, each volume with bookplate of A. Van Rensselaer on inside of front cover. N.D. on title pages, 3rd edition stated- on binding dates 1819 & 1820. Vol. 1- spine edges heavily worn- covers a bit loose esp. rear cover, 3 raised bands missing some leather. Chipping to leather labels on Vols. 1&2. Poetry, RGR.

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        Hudibras

      London - Charles and Henry Baldwyn, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A lovely set of Bulter&#39;s brilliant political satire and mock heroic epic poem. A New Edition, corrected and enlarged. With Dr Grey&#39;s annotations. Illustrated titles to each volume, two frontispieces, andfive plates. Numerous humorous vignette illustrations to the titles and in the text throughout, many with tissue guards. Sixteen pages of &#39;Translations of Hudibras&#39; dated 1818 bound into the middle of volume I, the same first two pages of this at the end of volume II. Complete in three volumes. The work is a satirical polemic upon Roundheads, Puritans, Presbyterians and many of the other factions involved in the English Civil War. The work was begun, according to the title page, during the civil war and published in three parts in 1663, 1664 and 1678, with the first edition encompassing all three parts in 1684. Published only four years after Charles II had been restored to the throne and the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell being completely over, the poem found an appreciative audience. Hudibras was an extremely popular work with pirate copies and a spurious second part being issued before Butler could produce his genuine second part in 1664. It was highly praised with Voltaire in his Letters on the English saying I never found so much wit in one single book. The mock heroic epic and its jaunty verse form known as Hudibrastic became the standard of satire for some time after that with at least twenty-seven direct imitations being produced. Fifty years after the last part was written a new edition was published, with illustrations by William Hogarth, who later became one of the foremost artists of the day. The work remained popular for several centuries as a warning against the zealotry during the Civil War period of English history. Condition: Elegantly rebound in half calf with marbled boards. Externally very good, just a little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean, a few scattered spots,heavier to the plates. Large amount of off-setting from an unknown source to pages 360-61 of volume II. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        THE YOUNG SEA OFFICER&#39;S SHEET ANCHOR

      Published by M. Carey & Sons, 1819. 1st USA edition.. Hardback. Good. Good condition with no wrapper. Or, a Hey to the Leading of Riggins, and to Practical Seamanship. With an appendix containing several figures illustrative of novelties and improvements in rigging. The First Philadelphia, From the Second London Edition. 1st US Edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Re-bound with new endpapers. Title page worn and repaired professionally with Japanese paper. It is possible that some of the prelims may be missing i.e. pages i to vi (first numbered page is vii). Plates to face page 7 and 18/19 missing else all other plates present. Heavy damp staining to contents especially towards the end where there is a little mold also. Contents still quite readable. A good working copy. [S]

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        REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE SOCIETY OF ARTS, &C, TOGETHER WITH THE APPROVED COMMUNICATIONS AND EVIDENCE UPON THE SAME, RELATIVE TO THE MODE OF PREVENTING THE FORGERY OF BANK NOTES

      London: Society of Arts, 1819. modern paper wrappers with paper cover and spine labels. 71321|75958|78195|11657/PR. Forgery. 8vo. modern paper wrappers with paper cover and spine labels. (iv), 72 pages. First edition (Levis, p. 468; Bridson & Wakeman B48; Goldsmith 22503; Kress C. 414). All six plates present. With the bookplate of Gavin Bridson. An important comment on the prevention of forgery. Contains a number of articles including: one by T.C. Hansard who proposed the use of Diamond type arranged in patterns (including an example plate); by T. Ransom recommending copper plate engraving (including a sample bank note showing the work of three different engravers); by R.H. Sully also recommending copper plate engraving (with a sample bank note and an engraved plate showing the design for a new copper plate printing machine); and by Richard Williamson recommending steel engraving (with two fine steel engraved plates). Old ink stamp of Mercantile Library of Philadelphia on a number of the pages and all the plates. The plates are faintly water-stained.

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        Oriental Field Sports;

      London: H.R. Young, , 1819. Being a Complete, Detailed, and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East; and Exhibiting , in a Novel and Interesting Manner, the Natural History of the Elephant, the Rhinoceros, the Tiger, the Leopard, the Bear, the Deer, the Buffalo, the Wolf, the Wild Hog, the Jackall, the Wild Dog, the Civet, and Other Undomesticated Animals: as Likewise the Different Species of Feathered Game, Fishes, and Serpents. The Whole Variety Interspersed with a Variety of Original, Authentic, and Curious Anecdotes, which Render the Work Replete with Information and Amusement. The Scenery Gives a Faithful Representation of that Picturesque Country, Together with the Manners and Customs of Both the Native and European Inhabitants. The Narrative is Devided into Fourty Heads, Forming Collectively a Complete Work, but so Arranged to Each Part is a Detail of one of the Fourty Coloured Engravings with which the Publication is Embellished. The Whole Taken from the Manuscript and Designs of Captain Thomas Williamson... the Drawings by Samuel Howitt. 2 volumes quarto (328 × 224 mm) Contemporary green straight-grain morocco, title gilt direct to spines, flat bands with quintuple gilt rules bracketed with foliate tools, stags gilt to the compartments, concentric panels in gilt and blind to the boards centred on an elaborate oval foliate cartouche enclosing the stag device, all edges gilt, sexfoil and lozenge gilt roll to the turn-ins, dun endpapers. Etched sepia additional titles to each, and 40 hand-coloured aquatints in all. A little rubbed, bumped corners, hinges professionally repaired, light browning to the plates, some minor offsetting, and occasional foxing, but overall a very handsomely presented set. Second Edition, first published 1807-8. "The most beautiful book on Indian sport in existence" (Schwerdt). Howitt "is first recorded as having a property at Chigwell, in Essex, and living as a gentleman of means&#151;a keen sportsman, hunter, rider, and angler. A self-taught artist, he turned professional when financial difficulties forced him to earn a living. He drew on his enthusiasm and knowledge as a sportsman and produced sporting and natural history paintings, etchings, and illustrations. He sometimes worked in oils but more frequently in watercolours, and he was an accomplished etcher &#133; [he] had an innate capacity for drawing animals, from commonplace hare and deer to exotic species that he studied in menageries. He was an animated draughtsman, and his drawings of hunts and sporting events have a fluidity and excitement fitting to the subject" (ODNB). Williamson had served for 20 years in Bengal, and here describes his "pig-sticking adventures; shooting tigers from machans and elephant back, hunting buffalo, driving hogs, bears and wolves; and shooting peacocks and other game" creating "a benchmark in capturing the sporting bibliophile&#39;s imagination" (Czech). Nineteenth-century book label of F.L. Hopkins, and later bookplate of William Binns Cowper to the front pastedowns.

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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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        SPECIMEN DES NOUVEAUX CARACTÈRES DE LA FONDERIE ET DE L&#39;IMPRIMERIE DE P. DIDOT, L&#39;AINÉ, CHEVALIER DE L&#39;ORDRE ROYAL DE SAINT-MICHEL, IMPRIMEUR DU ROI ET DE LA CHAMBRE DES PAIRS

      Paris, France: P. Didot, L&#39;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&#39;s Essai d&#39;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&#39;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&#39; 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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;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&#39;s Le Jardin du Roi. To produce the plates a team of 29 engravers were employed.

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