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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments Together with the Apocrypha. Translated out of the Original Tongues...

      Philadelphia: Printed and published by M. Carey and Son No. 126, Chesnut Street, 1819-1821. 1080, 72 p., 2 maps (1 folding frontispiece); 28.5 cm. The Old Testament (pp. [1]-634) is dated 1819; the New Testament (pp.[835]-1080) is dated 1820; the Concordance by John Brown (72 pp. at end) is dated 1821. The frontispiece folding map is of "The Journeyings of the Children of Israel." Rebound in full leather; folding map repaired; title-page soiled from pre-rebinding era; very good. Stock#OB737.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        The North American Sylva or a description of forest trees, of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia

      Paris: Printed By C. D'Hautel, 1819. Original early 19th century marbled hardcover which has been professionally rebacked matching the original boards with original spine laid down. Red leather label with gilt lettering. This is an incomplete volume 1 of Michaux famous set of Trees & Flowers of North America. This disbound book has 66 of 76 plates. The plates are in good to very good condition with no foxing but the pages from the book have general light foxing. Text is complete except lacking one leaf (two pages). Plates: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, [Plates 29 & 30 lacking], 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, [lacking #39], 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, [lacking #50], 51, [lacking #52], 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, [lacking #63], 64, [lacking #65], 66, 67, [lacking #68], 69, 70, [lacking #71], 72, 73, 74, 75, [lacking #76].. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover.

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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. 1st Edition in this form. 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.

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        A Complete Course of Lithography

      London - Printed for R. Ackermann, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition in English of the first book on lithography, written by Alois Senefelder the inventor of lithography. Bound in half crushed morocco, with gilt lettering. Rebound with new endpapers. With frontis and three plates. The text is collated complete. Withfour only of the thirteen plates (including frontis). Can command up to $5000 complete with all plates. Johann Alois Senefelder (1771 1834) was an German actor and playwright who invented the printing technique of lithography in 1796. A Complete Course of Lithography combined Senefelder's history of his own invention with a practical guide to lithography, and remained in print into the early 20th century. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is mild wear to the extremities, including some bumping and some clear tape. Internally the pages are bright with intermittent mild background spotting and the very occasional handling mark. There are the remains of some labels on the front endpapers. A copperplate ink inscription from the original endpapers has been stuck to the front pastedown. The frontis and page 331 have been reinforced along the gutter with cloth tape. The title page anda fewpages have been reinforced along the gutter with clear tape. Overall the condition is very good..

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        The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England. Complete in 10 volumes

      London: For F. C. and J. Rivington et al, 1819. First edition thus.. Hardcover. 8vo. (9 x 5.5 inches). 10 volumes. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I. With fold-out sheet, hors-texte to Volume I, Volume VII. Full tan calf with contrasting black morocco labels gilt. Calf slightly scuffed, marked, rubbed. Spines a little dry. Spotting to prelims and extrems. Early owner's name bookplate to each pastedown (Fasquel [?]). Scholarly annotations in English in pencil to margins in volume VIII. Trifle light tanning to textblock. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good set. Text in English in volumes I-VI; text in Latin in volumes VII-X. Very heavy books, requiring much extra postage overseas.

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        Skalde-försök.

      Sthlm, O. Grahn, 1819. 8:o. (8),XVI,255,(1) s. Häftad och oskuren i ngt fläckigt och nött samtida gråpappomslag. En reva in i registret på s. (3). Spridda lagerfläckar och en liten fläck på s. 153. Med C. Eichhorns exlibris. Från Ericsberg.. Leijonhufvud & Brithelli Kvinnan inom svenska litteraturen s. 108. Med förord av Nils von Rosenstein, som tillsammans med Carl Peter Lenngren gav ut samlingen efter författarens död. Utkom i en mängd nya upplagor under 1800-talet och översattes även till tyska 1857

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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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        Ten Volume Set The Works of Francis Bacon Baron of Verulam and Lord High Chancellor of England

      New Bridge-Street London: C. Baldwin, 1819. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 3/4 leather. Top pages edges finished in gilt. This set is square, tight with occasional foxing and age toning and decorative endpapers. Tooled decoration and title on the leather spine binding is gilt and very attractive. The print is easily read. This set has been professionally rebound somewhere back a ways and is still beautiful. This ten volume set would be a desirable addition to any library or collection. Priced low to move fast..

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        Icones Helminthum systema Rudolphii entozoologicum illustrantes. [AND:] Entozoorum synopsis cui accedunt mantissa duplex et indices locupletissimi

      Berlin, (Berolini), Augusti Rücker, 1819; Vienna (Viennae), Antonii Strauss, 1824.. Two volumes. I. Atlas: Folio (420x290 mm). Pp. (ii), 12, plus 18 full-page plates printed in chiaroscuro lithograph, exquisitely hand-coloured by contemporary hand. Handsome bust portrait of Franciscus Redi engraved on title-page. Hardcover, bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, corners rubbed, backstrip mostly gone, still solidly bound; small old signature to corner of first free endpaper. An ample margined copy, preserved entirely in the original state. In fine internal condition. Excellent plates in the original untrimmed size, rather crisp and with fresh, bright colouration and as such a most desirable copy. [ADDED:] II. Text: Pp. x, 811, plus 3 plates. In facsimile. ~ First edition. Rare. The added complimentary Text volume is a chromatic facsimile of a very high quality burnt on CD-R. ~ Johann Gottfried Bremser, (1767-1827). German born Austrian helminthologist, physician, naturalist, zoologist, and hygienists. He began work as unpaid assistant custodian of the collection of parasitic worms of Karl Franz Anton von Schreibers at the Vienna Museum of Natural History. In 1811 he became the official custodian of the collection and was responsible for establishing the largest collection of intestinal worms to date. Karl Asmund Rudolphi, (1771-1832). Franciscus Redi (1626-1697). - Nissen, ZBI 569.

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        ìPoisson plat Ènorme vu en mer le 23 FÈvrier 1819

      on board the Uranie,: 23 February, 1819.. Ink sketch on sheet of laid paper with watermark, 148 x 220 mm.; roughly torn at all four corners where apparently mounted on wax at some time, but very good. Charming ink sketch of an "enormous flat fish" seen on board the Uranie during the Freycinet expedition on 23 February 1819, near the Admiralty Islands, by the voyage artist Jacques Arago.Arago (1790-1855) was the official artist on Freycinet's voyage, and is known for the witty and caustic account he later wrote as much as for his fine sketches. Arago was the third of four brothers who excelled in diverse professions, the most notable being his eldest brother FranÁois, the scientist and politician. Arago's undoubted artistic ability attracted the attention of the naval authorities who chose him for the demanding role of draughtsman for the Freycinet expedition. By all accounts a charming, gregarious and eccentric man, these attributes stood him in good stead during the voyage, and are reflected in the sketches he made.Such a drawing gives an unusual glimpse of the role of the artist on board, who was not only expected to make the grand views and scenes familiar from the voyage accounts, but also to make sure that everything notable about the natural history of the voyage was recorded. This ray was very spectacular, "at least eight feet in length", the note comments. There was evidently some conjecture about its species: in pencil a second person has written, 'is this not a CÈphaloptËre Giorna?' ("n'est ce pas le CÈphaloptËre Giorna?"). The "Giorna Ray" was named by LacÈpËde for Giorna, a professor at the University of Turin. Interestingly, in Cuvier's Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles (1817) the longest of the species was recorded as six feet; it is quite likely that the published parts of Cuvier's work, a benchmark of natural history, were carried on board the Uranie.Neither Arago's own Narrative of a Voyage round the World nor the narrative of the Freycinet account records the event; Arago merely noted that on the 23rd he was terribly seasick, and did not recover until they saw Rota, where he 'contrived, though with difficulty, to make a few sketches' (p. 271).

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        Accounts for Indian Trade. Autograph letter, signed

      Georgetown [DC], Office of Indian Trade: 30 September, 1819. Very Good/From the Dictionary of American Biography: James Madison appointed McKenney superintendent of Indian trade in 1816. As superintendent, he coordinated a network of government-owned trading houses known as the factory system. Established by Congress in 1795, the factory system, which was designated for Indians, was intended to furnish them with quality goods in a fair exchange for their furs. McKenney came to view the factories as ... a means to introduce the tribes along the American frontier to the benefits of civilized life. He had little opportunity to implement fully this vision, however, as American interest in the fur trade following the War of 1812 led to a public clamor against government involvement in private enterprise. Congress responded by abolishing the factory system in May 1822. ... McKenney is credited with helping secure passage of two major pieces of legislation, the Indian Civilization Act of 1819, which provided the first federal funding in support of Indian education, and the Indian Removal Act of 1830, which was designed to relocate all eastern Indian tribes to new homes west of the Mississippi River. A direct result of the Indian Removal Act was the tragic "Trail of Tears" involving the forced transfer of the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminoles from the southeastern United States to Indian Territory (Okla.) in the 1830s. ... A pioneer in the study of North American ethnology, McKenney used federal funds to assemble in his war department office a virtual "archives of the American Indian," a large collection of books, manuscripts, artifacts, and paintings that constituted the first museum in Washington, D.C. The core of the collection was a gallery of some 150 portraits of prominent Indian men and women, most of them painted by Washington artist Charles Bird King during official visits to Washington. The portraits were later published as part of a mammoth lithography project that McKenney conceived of and launched, with the aid of writer James Hall, after his dismissal from the Office of Indian Affairs. Known as the History of the Indian Tribes of North America, the publication features the portraits and biographies of 120 Indian men and women from McKenney's collection. The entire archive eventually ended up at the Smithsonian Institution, where the portraits were destroyed by fire in 1865. & & . 195 X 243 mm. Addressed to R. Smith, cashier in the Department of Indian Trade. Very good but for small chip on the lower right corner, affecting a part of the signature. Old mounting ghosts on verso.

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        Groups of flowers . .. with full directions for the young artist. - Groups of fruit. - Six birds

      London: Turner & Hadley for Thomas McLean, 1819. Second edition. Folio. Three parts in one volume. 36 engraved plates, of which 18 are hand colored. Contemporary olive half morocco gilt, brown boards, morocco gilt label on front cover. Some slight offsetting, occasional light foxing and browning to text. Dunthorne 53-55; Nissen BBI 246 (note)

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        A select collection of the Views and Ruins in Rome and its vicinity

      London: Smith & Davy for Messrs. Robinson, White, Faulder and Evans, [published by J.Hearne, circa 1819, plates watermarked 1818]. Folio. (16 x 12 1/8 inches). Parallel text in French and English. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 61 plates. Later dark green straight grained morocco by Bayntum of Bath, covers with an elaborate border, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth compartment, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A very fine copy with unusually fine hand- coloring of the plates and in a lovely binding. The work was originally published in two parts in 1797 and 1799, and was available uncoloured on ordinary paper, or hand-coloured on large paper. After 1799 the two parts were sold together. White and Cochrane re-issued the work in about 1805, and the present issue with Hearne's imprint at the foot of the frontispiece appeared in about 1819. The Abbey collection included only the 1819 edition, and it is noted that the work probably cost 6 guineas. The present copy is exceptional with hand-colouring of a very high quality. Abbey Travel 178; Lowndes p.1537.

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        The Works of - with an Account of His Life -€as Edited by James Currie, M. D

      London: Printed for Willaim Allason, No. 31, New Bond Street and J. Maynard, Fanton Street, Haymarket, 1819. "A New Edition". 4 vols., 8vo. . Probable American binding of contemporary acid-stained calf. Binding lightly rubbed, some faint foxing throughout. Booklabel of Charles C. Griswold . An attractive set of Burns works in an American acid-stained binding

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        L'Héroïne du Texas, ou Voyage de Madame *** aux États-Unis et au Mexique

      Paris: (P. Gueffier for) Plancher, 1819 8vo., (8 5/8 x 5 3/8 inches). Half-title, engraved frontispiece view-plan of Le Champ d'Asile (occasional light foxing, f. 7/1 [pages, 105-106] loose and never bound in). Original orange wrappers, printed paper title label on spine, uncut (edges a little chipped, but FINE; modern buckram folding box. Provenance: 19th-century library shelfmark labels on backstrip and front cover; Court Library of Kleinheubach, purple ink-stamp on title. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE first edition of "the first Texas novel" (Howes), and one of the four principal contemporary descriptions of the short-lived Bonapartist colony Le Champ d'Asile, established by a group of Napoleonic veterans on the Trinity River near present-day Liberty, Texas, in 1818, only to be dispersed within six months by the Spanish and US authorities. During its brief existence, the Champ d'Asile inflamed the imaginations of the French and fed nostalgia for the empire. At the head of what was to be a flood of prints, songs, and pamphlets, were four full-length books, three published in 1819 and the fourth in 1820. Of these L'Héroine du Texas was the only fictionalized account, relating the sentimental love story of two real colonists. While presumably written in Paris, L'Héroine appears to be the first novel set in Texas. Its unknown author borrowed liberally from the most reliable of the other contemporary accounts of the colony, Hartmann and Millard's Le Texas, ou Notice Historique sur le Champ d'Asile. Copies of this work appear seldom on the market. This is an exceptionally desirable copy, in its original unpressed and untrimmed state, of an evocative and highly influential early Texanum. Streeter Texas 1068;.Sabin 23581 and 31532; Graff 2487; Howes T-126. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department, on 1 212 628 3668, or katehunter at aradergalleries.com .

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        Om Westindien.

      Sthlm, A. Gadelius, 1819. 8:o. (6),294,(1) s. Häftad och oskuren i samtida tryckt omslag. Ryggen defekt och med rester av en gammal handskriven titeletikett. Inlagan lite dammig i marginalerna och med en fläck i nedre marginalen på s. 185-86. Sista bladet lagerfläckigt. Trevligt ex.. Olof Erik Bergius (1784-1837) var en tid justitiarie, d.v.s. motsvarande borgmästare, på St. Barthélemy, som behandlas i ett eget kapitel på s. 197-222. Bergius beskriver bl.a. auktionerna i Västindien där slavarna förevisades nakna: "Deras skick och uttryck vid denna första bekantskap förefaller serdeles oskäligt och djuriskt; vid vissa ljud och åtbörder af deras uppsyningsmän om bord sättes de alla i dans, fast ej stort glättigare, än man ser en björndans"

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        Costume Caractéristique de France ... The Characteristic Costume of France; from drawings made on the spot, with appropriate descriptions. By an Artist recently returned from the Continent

      London: William Fearman, 1819 [plates watermarked 1824]. Quarto. (12 x 9 1/4 inches). Parallel titles and text in French and English. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 18 plates, etched by Sheridan, aquatinted by R. Havell. Original paper-covered boards, printed paper label on the upper cover, fragment of paper label on backstrip, uncut and partially unopened, 20th-century morocco-backed box. A fine uncut copy of the first edition in book form of this charming work which amply demonstrates Peake's abilities as both an artist and a writer This work was first issued in six parts in 1815-1816, under the title French Characteristic Costumes [Abbey Travel I, 85]. It was subsequently re-issued under the present title, in a slightly different order, in a single volume, in 1819. The book really does live up to the promise of its title, showing both men and women from various economic strata, in both rural and urban settings. The artist and illustrator, Richard Brinsley Peake worked for the engraver James Heath from 1809 to 1817, and went on to pursue a successful career as a dramatist and author. The text and the plates form a pleasing whole: the images are charming and lively, whilst the insightful text also offers an historical perspective on an early 19th-century Englishman's view of the French. Cf. Abbey Travel I, 87; cf. Colas II, 2297

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        VISION; OR HELL, PURGATORY AND PARADISE OF DANTE ALIGHIERI. Translated by the Rev. Henry Francis Cary, A.M.

      London Printed for Taylor and Hessey, Fleet Street 1819 - 3 volumes. A LARGE PAPER COPY of the FIRST TRADE EDITION of the FIRST MODERN TRANSLATION of Dante into English in its complete form including all the parts of the trilogy. Preceded only by the privately printed edition issued by the author. Additionally, for this edition is affixed a Life of Dante, Notes and an Index. Tall 8vo, very handsomely and beautifully bound in three-quarter burnt-red morocco by Bayntun early in the last century, the covers with fine French marbled paper over boards and morocco at the corners, the spines decorated with raised bands ruled in blind, gilt lettered and numbered in two compartments of each volume, marbled end-leaves, t.e.g. lii, 303; xi, 309; 297, (28) index pp., with all three half-titles as called for. A fine and very handsome set in excellent condition, essentially as pristine. The bindings and text-blocks are in wonderful condition, very finely preserved. RARE FIRST EDITION AND COMPLETE SET IN A VERY HANDSOME EARLY BAYNTUN BINDING. ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS OF ALL TIME. Cary?s famous translation has long been considered the first modern rendering of Dante?s timeless epic into English. While previous English translations prior to Cary?s had been accomplished in the 18th century, none were able to transfer into the English language, the beauty and richness of language for which Dante has forever been revered. It took Cary many years to make the complete translation. Indeed, the parts of the COMEDY were released over a number of years from 1805 on. Cary was influenced greatly by the Romantics and by Coleridge in particular. Though the text was finished in mid-1812, Cary was unable to secure a publisher and was, after some years, obliged even with his very modest means to publish the work at his own expense. It at first excited little attention, but it came under great notice primarily because of the applause of Coleridge whom Cary had met while pacing the beach reading Homer to his son. ?Sir,? said Coleridge, attracted by the sound of the Greek, ?yours is a face I should know. I am Samuel Taylor Coleridge." "During the rest of the day, the wondrous stranger discoursed on Homer making young Cary ?feel as one from whose eyes the scales were just removed,? and in the evening carried home the translation of Dante, of which he had never even heard. The next day he was able to repeat whole pages, and his winter course of lectures gave it celebrity. The new and first edition published by a general publisher was secured in 1819, and ever since,.it has remained the translation which, on Dante?s name being mentioned, occurs first to the mind." Cary?s translation allowed the rediscovery of Dante?s masterpiece by the British of the Romantic Era and it was praised not only by Coleridge, but by Shelley, Byron and Wordworth as well. Copies of this, the first generally published edition of the book in its original three-decker format are extremely scarce. This is a still more scarce large paper copy As to Dante himself, "Dante?s theme, the greatest yet attempted in poetry, was to explain and justify the Christian cosmos through the allegory of a pilgrimage. To him comes Virgil, the symbol of philosophy, to guide him through the two lower realms of the next world, which are divided according to the classifications of the ?Ethics? of Aristotle. Hell is seen as an inverted cone with its point where lies Lucifer fixed in ice at the centre of the world, and the pilgrimage from it a climb to the foot of and then up the Purgatorial Mountain. Along the way Dante passes Popes, Kings and Emperors, poets, warriors and citizens of Florence, expiating the sins of their life on earth. On the summit is the Earthly Paradise where Beatrice meets them and Virgil departs. Dante is now led through the various spheres of heaven, and the poem ends with a vision of the Deity. The audacity of his theme, the success of its treatment, the beauty and majesty of his verse, have ensured that his poem never lost its reputation. The pictur [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England. Complete in 10 volumes

      London: For F. C. and J. Rivington et al, 1819.. 8vo. (9 x 5.5 inches). 10 volumes. Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I. With fold-out sheet, hors-texte to Volume I, Volume VII. Full tan calf with contrasting black morocco labels gilt. Calf slightly scuffed, marked, rubbed. Spines a little dry. Spotting to prelims and extrems. Early owner's name bookplate to each pastedown (Fasquel [?]). Scholarly annotations in English in pencil to margins in volume VIII. Trifle light tanning to textblock. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good set. Text in English in volumes I-VI; text in Latin in volumes VII-X. Very heavy books, requiring much extra postage overseas. First edition thus.

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        A Tour from the City of New-York, to Detroit, in the Michigan Territory

      New York: Kirk & Mercein, etc., 1819. First edition. Boards. Very Good/A reliable detailed description of western New York, southern Ontario, Ohio, and Michigan territory, with maps of the region. The author traveled "from New York, by Albany, Schenectady, and Utica, to Sacket’s Harbour, and thence through Lake Ontario, to the St. Lawrence river, and down that stream to Hamilton village to Buffalo; and from thence to Black Rock, Fort Erie, the Falls of Niagara to the City of Detroit" (from title page). He was engaged in surveying the boundary between the United States and Canada. . 24 cm; viii, [9]-228, lxiii, [1] blank, [7] pp. 3 folding engraved maps, 2 of which are hand-colored in outline. Errata slip tipped in. Unsophisticated copy in original publisher's boards. Pages untrimmed. Fine folding maps of the Eastern United States, the Niagara River, and Southeastern Michigan. Pages variously foxed and toned; plates evenly toned. Few leaves unevenly opened, resulting in marginal tears. Paper spine perished at heel. Attractive copy in original state. References: Greenly Michigan 55; Howes D66; Sabin 18533; Streeter sale 841.

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        Tiresias Was bred by His Grace the Duke of Portland in 1816 was got by Soothsayer out of Sledge... At Epsom he won the Derby Stakes beating 15 others among whom were Sultan, Euphrates, The Dominic, &c

      London: R. Pollard & Sons, July 6, 1819. Coloured aquatint. Framed in a lovely birds-eye maple frame with gold slip. Mounted in fine washline mount. In excellent condition with the exception of a minor scuff in the upper left corner of image.12 1/4 x 17 1/2 inches. 23 x 27 1/8 x 1 1/8 inches. A fine portrait of the winner of the 1819 Epsom Derby, engraved by James Pollard from his own original drawing. Tiresias is shown just before a race: his groom administers a last minute tonic (!) while his jockey (W. Clift) takes off an overcoat in preparation to mount, and his trainer looks on proudly. In the background can be seen the grand-stand of the race course (possibly Epsom). James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. "A stream of coaching paintings followed, many of which he engraved himself. From 1821, he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution, which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeple chasing on purpose-made courses, many recording the prowess of the few professional and more amateur riders of the day...[In all his work Pollard took great pains over accuracy, this is particularly true of his large scale works and] it is Pollard's large racing scenes which really take off and into which one can gaze and discover a microcosm of the turf" (Charles Lane, British Racing Prints, p.146). Lane, British Racing Prints, p.146; cf. Selway, James Pollard 1792- 1867, p.47 (variant title); Siltzer p. 214.

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        Histoire de France pendant le dix huitième sièicle

      Delaunay, Paris 1819 - Reliures dos cuir rouge, quelques défault sans gravité. 14 volumes quatrième édition. cercle des chemin de fer. de 1819 à 1826 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Londina Illustrata. Graphic and Historic Memorials of Monasteries, Churches, Chapels, Schools, Charitable Foundations, Palaces, Halls, Courts, Processions, Places of Early Amusement {2 volumes}

      Wilkinson 1819 & 1825. First Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/No Jacket. Two volumes (complete) dated 1819 and 1825. Both First editions. Folio. Original half morocco over marbled boards. Two engraved pictorial titles and 204 engraved plates (some folding). All plates present, correct and aside from very occasional light browning they are in exceptional condition. All extremely bright clean and crsip. Truly superb copy of this early nineteenth century London topography.

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        Letters Written During A Ten Year's Residence At the Court Of Tripoli; Published From the Originals In The Possession Of the Family Of The Late Richard Tully, Esq. The British Consul: Comprising Authentic Memoirs and Anecdotes Of The Reigning Bashaw, His Family, And Other Persons Of Distinction; Also, An Account Of The Domestic Manners Of the Moors, Arabs, And Turks

      London: Henry Colburn, 1819. Third edition. Hardcover. Contemporary three quarter black morocco and marbled boards, matching endpapers. 2 Vols. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 375, 396 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Seven hand-colored aquatints, one folding engraved map of the Regencies of Tripoly and Tunis. This third edition with more plates than the two previous editions. Commentary with more than a hint of Colonial superiority -- "it gives such sketches of human weakness and vice, the effects of ambition, avarice, envy, and intrigue, as will seem scarcely credible to the mind of an European." List of The Royal Family of Tripoli. Appendix and Index. ABBEY TRAVEL 301. TOOLEY 494. Bookplates, plates and text generally clean, title page of volume one lightly foxed, boards rubbed, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt.

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        La Fiancée de Lammermoor, Contes de mon Hôte recueillis et mis au jour par Jedediah Cleishbotham.

      [Cosson for], H. Nicolle,, Paris 1819 - First edition in French of The Bride of Lammermoor, first published as part of Tales of My Landlord (1819). 3 vols, 12mo (166 × 100 mm), pp. [4], 270; [4], 274; [4], 272, complete with half-titles. Some light spotting. Contemporary quarter sheep, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels, bookseller/binder's ticket '? Joinville, Chez Durollet Libr.-Relieur.' Very slightly rubbed, but a very good copy. [Dargan, 'Scott and the French Romantics', PMLA, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Jun 1934), 9 (September 25).] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tour of the Grand Junction

      1819. first edition. Large-Paper Copy of the “Tour of the Grand Junction,”with Twenty-Four Hand-Colored Aquatint PlatesHASSELL, J[ohn]. 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 Northamptonshire, Through Which the Canal Passes. London: Printed for J. Hassell…Islington; And sold by all Booksellers, 1819.First edition. Large paper copy. Octavo (8 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches; 225 x 138 mm.). viii, 147, [1, blank], [3, index], [1, “Directions for Placing the Cuts”] pp. With twenty-four hand-colored aquatint plates by J. Hassell. Dates not visible on the plate watermarks. Uncut, in the original drab boards, neatly rebacked to style at an early date. Front cover with the original printed paper label. Bookplate of John H. Baker on front pastedown.“The Tour of the Grand Junction, an octavo volume with twenty-four aquatints drawn, and probably engraved, by Hassell, appeared in 1819…Canals at this period were the great highways of commerce, and the shares of the Grand Junction, opened as far as Uxbridge in 1801, had risen in 1818 from their original price of £100 to £250. Shortly before the publication of this book it had been the vogue for London Society to visit Uxbridge on barges drawn by horses gaily decked with ribbons” (Martin Hardie).Abbey, Scenery, 30. Martin Hardie, pp. 140-141. Tooley 252.

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        Journal of a Voyage of Discovery, to the Arctic Regions, performed between the 4th of April and the 18th of November, 1818, in His Majesty's Ship Alexander, Wm. Edw. Parry, Esq. Lieutenant and Commander. By an Officer of the Alexander

      London: Printed for Richard Phillips and Co., n.d. [1819]., 1819. Small 4to; pp. viii, 104. Complete with a folding map and 3 diagrams. Recently bound in light blue half oasis morocco with gilt titles to spine, marbled boards. Some 25 leaves have been added at the end to give the book a more appealing thickness.An account of the British government expedition under Captain (later Sir) John Ross on the Isabella and the Alexander, to explore for a Northwest Passge and the North Magnetic Pole, and to make pendulum observations in high latitudes. Describes the voyage up the coast side of Davis Strait and Baffin Bay to the entrance of Smith Sound, the Eskimos, sea mammals, ice conditions, coasts, etc. Written by Alexander Fisher, assistant surgeon of the expedition. Extremely light, occasional foxing. A superb copy. Voyages and Travels, No. 1, Vol. I. Arctic Bibliography 5021.

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        THE ARABIAN NIGHTS The Book of One Thousand and One Nights

      J. Booker; Baldwin, Cradock and Joy; Rodwell & Martin; and G & W. Whitaker, 1819. Leather_bound. Fine. R. Westhall. THE ARABIAN NIGHTS - 4 Volumes - 1819& & also known as The Book of One Thousand and One Nights.& illustrated with engravings, from designs by R. Westhall, R.A. In four volumes. & & Printed for J. Booker; Baldwin, Cradock and Joy; Rodwell & Martin; and G & W. Whitaker. 1819& & Newly Rebound& & Quarter-bound in green morocco with faux Shagreen boards and marbled paper endpapers.& & Pagination& & Vol-1 - Blank / frontis / title page / contents / 1-357 / blank x2 & Vol-2 - Blank x2 / frontis / title page / contents / 1-349 / blank x2 & Vol-3 - Blank x2 / frontis / title page / contents / 1-340 / blank x2 & Vol-4 - Blank x2 / frontis / title page / contents / 1-383 / blank x2 & & Text Block& & Vol-1 - minor repair to top of contents page ditto ffep , small loss to bottom edge of page 1, & foxing/browning to first 4 pages , the rest of the pages very clean.& Vol-2 - First 3 pages foxed , the rest of the pages very clean.& Vol-3 - First 2 pages foxed , the rest of the pages very clean.& Vol-4 - First 3 pages foxed , the rest of the pages very clean.

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        Voyage to South America, Performed by Order of the American Government, in the Years 1817 and 1818, in the Frigate Congress

      Baltimore: Published by the Author, 1819. First printing. Hardcover. Fine. 351; 381 pp., small 8vo. Two volumes, with folding map and errata sheet in volume 1. John D. Toy, printer. Nicely rebound in quarter calf and marbled paper over boards, with gilt spine decoration and gilt morroco labels. The true first edition of this important report on political conditions in Spanish America, reprinted in London the following year. Commodore David Porter's copies, with his stamped monogram ("D Porter USN") and, in the same brown ink, "Navy Commissioner's Office" in a moderately elegant hand, on the front pastedown in each volume. Born in Boston in 1780, Porter achieved fame as the commander of the Essex during the War of 1812, capturing the first British warship of the conflict, and sailing around Cape Horn to disrupt British whaling. From 1815 to 1822 he was a member of the newly formed Board of Navy Commissioners, but left to command an expedition suppressing piracy in the West Indies. Court-martialed for an unsanctioned attack on Puerto Rico, he resigned and served as the Commander-in-Chief of the Mexican Navy from 1826-29. In his later years he was the U.S. Minister to the Barbary States, and was serving as the U.S. Ambassador to Turkey when he died in 1843. It is easy to imagine that Brackenridge's work would have been of great interest to Porter, who knew the South Pacific so well (in 1814, he was forced to surrender the Essex off Valparaiso), and to his fellow commissioners; it is also conceivable that Brackenridge's role in intelligence in the War of 1812 was not unknown to them. The front and rear pastedowns have been carefully preserved in each volume, and the hand-colored folding map, often missing, is present in volume 1 and in fine condition, expertly backed and with only minor, very shallow chipping along a couple of inches of one edge. Scattered very light foxing, subsequent owner's ink name on pastedown and title page of each volume in a neat hand, light wear to corners of boards and extremities of spines, still a fine, handsome set with extraordinary historical provenance.

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        The Complete Court-Keeper: Or, Land-Steward's Assistant: Containing

      1819. Jacob, Giles [1686-1744]. The Complete Court-Keeper: Or, Land-Steward's Assistant: Containing, I.-The Nature of Courts Leet and Courts Baron; With a General Introduction to Every Thing Incident to Them, According to Law and Custom. II.-The Manner of Holding Courts Leet, Courts Baron, and Courts of Survey, With the Charge to the Juries; And the Forms of Entering Those Courts in the Minute Books and in the Court Rolls; With Precedents.... III.-The Manner of Keeping the Court Baron for Trying of Actions; The Nature and Kinds of Actions.... IV.-Precedents of Contracts, Conditions, Covenants, Leases, Mortgages.... V.-The Power and Authority of the Lord, And of the Steward, And the Privilege of the Tenants, With a Variety of Law-Cases and Resolutions Concerning Copyholders.... Enlarged and Corrected to the Present Time by a Barrister. London: Printed for W. Clarke and Sons, 1819. iv, 338, [15], [3] pp. Includes three-page publisher catalogue. Octavo (5" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. A few small inkstains to boards, corners lightly bumped, front hinge just starting. Early annotation to front pastedown. Light foxing in a few places, creases to some leaves, minor worming to lower margins of final few leaves with no loss to text. A nice copy in a well-preserved binding. * Eighth and final edition. First published in 1713, this comprehensive treatise on landlord and tenant was a standard work for many years. A practical book designed mainly for the use of stewards, it reflects the author's experience with court keeping. Holdsworth includes this title among his list of notable works on land law and speaks well of it. OCLC locates 9 copies of this edition. Holdsworth, History of English Law XII: 380-381. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations 1:400.

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        Werke. 8 Tle. in 4 Bdn. Hamburg, Perthes u. Besser, 1819. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz, 11 Kupfertafeln , 4 weiteren Tafeln in Holzstich bzw. Lithographie, 3 Textkupfern sowie einigen Textholzstichen u. -vignetten nach D. Chodowiecki u.a. Schöne marmor. Hldr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit 2 RSch. u. RVerg.,

      1819 - Goedeke IV/1, 978,8.- Dritte Gesamtausgabe.- Enthält die 8 Teile des Wandsbecker Boten.- Vordere Vorsatzblätter jeweils mit überklebtem Besitzvermerk.- Nur vereinzelt gering stockfleckig, Vorsätze etwas leimschattig. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Decoy Elephants Catching a Male/Des Elephants Dressés, Attrapant un Mâle [Pl. 9]

      London: Edward Orme, 1819. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by H. Merke, after Howitt from an original sketch by Williamson. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, two waterstains in the bottom margin, a 1 1/8" tear in the bottom margin. approximately 15 1/4 x 19 3/4 inces. approximately 18 1/4 x 22 3/4 inches. During the nineteenth century, field sports, particularly the hunting of wild game, were a common colonial leisure activity in India and Africa. Large-game hunting, the pursual of animals such as elephants, lions, and tigers, was considered to be the most prestigious, thrilling, and dangerous type of hunting. The technique of 'trapping', in which an animal is lured and ensnared by the hunter through deceptive means, was frequently used and is depicted in this fine image from Williamson's 'Oriental Field Sports'. One of the finest and most detailed works on Indian Sport and wildlife, these images exemplify not only the native flora and fauna, but capture the excitement of the hunt and provide "a faithful representation of [the] picturesque country, together with the manners and customs of both the native and European inhabitants". (Prideaux) Captain Thomas Williamson, a British officer of the East India Company, served in Bengal for 20 years. An accomplished amateur artist, his sketches were then worked up into drawings by Samuel Howitt and engraved for publication. Samuel Howitt, artist and sportsman, was largely self-taught in his profession, though he belonged to the artistic circles of the day. He is considered by some critics to be second only to Stubbs in the ranks of British animal painters. He is well-known for his sporting scenes of racing and hunting and for scenes depicting both conventional and exotic animals like the rhinoceros, tiger, leopard, bear, deer and buffalo. Cf. Abbey Travel 427; cf. Mellon 88; cf. Nissen BBI 4416; cf. Prideaux, p. 282; cf. Schwerdt II, pp.297-298; cf. Tooley 508.

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        Notes on the War in the South; with Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Montgomery Jackson, Sevier, The Late Gov. Claiborne, and Others

      Richmond, Va.: William Ramsay, 1819. ...112PP...FIRST EDITION...AN ACCOUNT OF THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE CREEK INDIANS AND THE OPERATIONS ABOUT NEW ORLEANS IN THE WAR OF 1812...ORIGINAL BOARDS AND BINDING...TITLE PAGE INTACT...NOTES WRITTEN WHILE THE WAR WAS GOING ON, PUBLISHED WITHOUT ALTERATION...AUTHOR WAS A MEMBER OF THE EXECUTIVE OF VIRGINIA DURING THE WAR...VERY LITTLE FOXING...SOME LIGHT TONING OF TEXT...Some scuffing OTHERWISE A NICE COPY.. Leather.. Very Good.. 12mo.

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        Notes on the War in the South; With Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Montgomery, Jackson, Sevier, the Late Gov. Claiborne, and Others

      Richmond, Virginia: Published by William Ramsay, 1819. First edition. Some wear to edges and joints, old library mark on rear pastedown, slight browning throughout. 12mo.

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        Constitucion de las Provincias Unidas en Sud-America, Sancionada

      1819. [Argentina]. [Funes, Gregorio (1749-1829)]. Constitucion de las Provincias Unidas en Sud-America, Sancionada y Mandada Publicar por el Soberano Congreso General Constituyente en 22 de Abril de 1819. Buenos Aires: Imprenta de la Independencia, 1819. 71 pp. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Nineteenth-century limp vellum, early printed bookseller catalogue description pasted to front cover. Light soiling, a few minor inkstains, covers somewhat bowed. Woodcut arms of Argentina to title page. Negligible toning to text, light soiling and faint early owner signature to title page. A well-preserved copy. * First edition, one of two issues from 1819. The United Provinces of South America (or United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata), which included parts of present-day Bolivia, Brazil and Uruguay as well as the Falkland Islands, was the predecessor state of Argentina during its war of independence from Spain (1810-1818). Mostly the work of Funes, its first constitution was issued in 1819. It was rejected by most of the rural provinces because it established a strong central government. This led to a civil war that was settled by rescinding this constitution. Some issues have an additional four-page manifesto indicting Spanish cruelty. OCLC locates 2 copies in North American Law Libraries (Library of Congress, Harvard). Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 16059. Palau, Manual del Librero Hispano-Americano 59765.

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        Veduta degl' avanzi d'uno de principali ingressi del Colosseo." Blick durch eines der Haupttore in das Innere des Kolosseums

      Kupferstich von Luigi Rossini aus der Folge "Le Antichità Romane ossia Raccolta delle piu interessenti Vedute di Roma Antica ..." 1819. 45.5x36 cm. - Thieme / Becker XXIX, 75f. - Luigi Rossini (Ravenna 1790 - Rom 1857) studierte an der Akademie in Bologna, bevor er 1814 nach Rom ging, wo er seine Studien fortsetzte und später unter Canova tätig war. Seine frühen Blätter sind von seinem großen Vorgänger Piranesi beeinflußt und erschienen ebenso wie dessen Bilder als Kupferstichfolgen. Die Serie "Le Antichità romane ...", die vornehmlich den aktuellen Zustand der seit Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts ausgegrabenen und restaurierten antiken Monumente zeigt, stieß auf breites Interesse. Sein in über 40 Jahren Tätigkeit als Stecher entstandenes Werk umfaßt fast 1000 Platten, die teils malerisch, teils nüchterner und mehr archäologisch orientiert Veduten aus Rom und Umgebung zeigen.Schöner, kräftiger Abdruck auf starkem Papier.

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        British Institution for promoting the Fine Arts in the United KingdomÖ

      London,: W. Bulmer, 1819.. Quarto, 28pp., folding plate, uncut; a little dusted and some foxing, very good, in the original plain paper wrappers, manuscript '1819' in ink to front. A second rarity from the British Institution, again listing paintings by John Glover. As with the prior item in this list, these exhibition catalogues are only very rarely offered for sale, and are scarce in libraries. An attractive inclusion in this issue is the folding engraved plate, which shows simple sketches of many of the eminent visitors to the exhibition.This particular catalogue dates from 1819, after Glover's fruitful sketching tours of the Lake District and Wales. As a result, it is not surprising to learn that he exhibited two large canvases here, the first his view of 'Tintern Abbey', much beloved of the Romantics, and a second of 'Durham Cathedral'. The painting of Tintern Abbey may well be the same painting he is known to have exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1818, where it was listed as "Superb in ruins, still the holy pile, etc." Interestingly, the great historian of the RA Algernon Graves attributes the painting to Glover's eldest son John Richardson Glover, but recent work appears to confirm the work was executed by the elder Glover; indeed, the attribution here to "J. Glover" would seem to strongly support this thesis.Regarding the second Glover painting listed here, it is known that he sold a vast painting of Durham Cathedral for 500 guineas in 1812, and that he painted the subject again in 1838. This 1819 canvas, listed as a modest 2'3" by 4'3", would appear to be a third version.Among the many other contributors listed here are also Constable, William Glover, Richard Westall, and Samuel Prout, uncle of the more famous John Skinner Prout.

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        Der alte Adam. Eine neue Familiengeschichte

      Gotha, Becker 1819. 20 cm. 4 Bände. 336; 352; 408; 466 Seiten Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit - Goed. V, 469, 18 - Killy Band 1, S. 430 - Erstausgabe. "Der politisch-satirische Roman "Der alte Adam" ist durchsetzt mit ausführlichen politischen Abhandlungen." Leihbibliotheksexemplar von Riegel in Potsdam, die Schildchen teils von den Innendeckeln abgerissen, Einbände mit Schabspuren, Band 1 anfangs fingerfleckig, sonst gut, breitrandig und unbeschnitten, Stempel auf Vorsatzblatt -

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        Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders, or the reverse of Sporting Phrases taken from the work entitled Indispensable Accomplishments.

      London, S. & J. Fuller, 1815[-1819]. - Landscape folio (25 x 34.4 cm). Engr. title page, 7 hand-coloured engraved plates by Alken, plate 5 with J. Whatman 1819 mark. First edition, early issue. The first of Alken's works to have a title page, "lacking from a great many copies" (Dixon). Signed Ben Tally Ho, the title good-humouredly explains that the plates are a reply to Robert Frankland's "Indispensable Accomplishments", a set of six Leicestershire hunting prints published in June 1811. Where Frankland blames the horse for any failures, Alken aims to show how a perfectly good horse can be handicapped by an "unqualified" or untrained rider. - Light browning to sky areas and plate margins, later red hard-grained half morocco, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, rebacked preserving spine. Provenance: Alfred N. Beadleston (bookplate). Dixon 4 (two plates watermarked 1819). Mellon/Snelgrove 3. Schwerdt I, 20 (1813 watermark). Siltzer 69 & 74. Tooley 44. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A new chart of the Coast of Brazil from Maranham to Rio de Janeiro

      A quintessential British chart of the Brazilian Coast, with inset maps of the most important Provinces. 1819. London. Working nautical chart with pencil notes, cleaned and backed in new linen, a few wormholes barely perceptible. 1320 mm x 660 mm. Norie?s is a splendid map of the coast of Brazil, extending from the Marañon to Rio de Janeiro. Features six inset maps of Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro from the harbor, Bahia, S. Marcos Bay, Fernando de Noronha and S. Louis de Maranham; and coastal profiles that aided navigators identify important landmarks. The cartouche is highly decorative and shows an agricultural theme. By the time the chart was published, Brazil was already a considerable power, fomented by the fact that the Portuguese court had moved to Rio de Janeiro after being ?expelled? from Portugal, reestablishing in the colonial seat of Rio. This decision, along with the considerable development Brazil would undertake in the early 19th century, brought an ever-growing interest in the region from Europeans: this chart reflects that. The chart was first compiled under William Heather in 1810; this is a new edition, which contains updates and revisions. Extremely rare, only one other copy in OCLC, a fact that might be explained by the fact that Norie is known for publishing more specific regional charts of Brazil in the 1820?s. Norie (1772 ? 1843) was a British teacher of navigation, chart maker and publisher of maritime manuals; he commenced his activities under Heather, who was a prominent purveyor and publisher of nautical charts & pilots, in 1765, he took over Mount and Page?s firm. Norie?s was an industrial man; he soon converted the firm he took from his mentor (Heather) into a very profitable one.

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        LA SAINTE BIBLE (7 of 8 Volumes)

      Chez. Th. Desoer, Libraire. Very Good-. 1819. Hardcover. 7 of presumably 8 volumes, for a total of 3,539 pages. Pocket size: 5.5" x 3.5". Full brown leather bound covers with black spine labels, gilt stamping, and gilt borders on covers have wear to corners and caps. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Marbled end pages. Pages clean and unfoxed and untoned. Sewn-in ribbon page markers. .

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        DIVINA COMMEDIA Illustrata di Note Da Romualdo Zotti [Dell Inferno; Del Purgatorio; Il Paradiso; Vita di Dante]

      London: Presso di R. Zotti, 1819-1820. 3 volumes. The second of Zotti’s two rare Italian editions printed in England, revised and with expanded notes and commentary. With an engraved portrait frontispiece of Dante in volume one. 8vo, full contemporary dark calf, the boards with a rolled frame in blind, the spines gilt tooled flat bands creating compartments with either gilt lettering or central gilt tooled devices, fine marbled endpapers and blind stippled turn-ins and board edges. lii, 463; 455; 491 pp. A fine and beautiful set, internally as fresh, clean and solid as could be found, appearing nearly unused and beautifully preserved. The contemporary calf bindings very handsome and proper, also beautifully preserved, one hinge of volume three quite tender, easily repairable. RARE, OF ZOTTI’S TWO PRINTINGS OF DANTE THE TOTAL NUMBER LISTED IN LIBRARY HOLDINGS IS ONLY 43 COPIES, AND THIS EDITION BEING ONLY 23 OF THOSE. Of these listed, some are incomplete and most do not have the portrait of Dante. Zotti, an Italian printer living in London but publishing in Italian was an important figure in the importation of Italian literature into the English speaking world. It is in no way surprising that this, Zotti’s second edition of Dante, was printed the same year as the first complete modern English translation. Zotti’s Dante includes important notes and commentary, Zotti’s introduction, and a ‘Vita’ edited from that of Girolamo Tiraboschi.

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        Comentari Sulla Prima Parte de Codice per lo Regno Delle due Sicilie

      1819. Magliano, Francesco. Carrillo, Filippo. Comentari Sulla Prima Parte de Codice per lo Regno Delle due Sicilie. Naples: Dalla Tipografia del Giornale del Regno Delle Due Sicilie, 1819-1825. Six volumes, in three books, and index volume. Complete set. Quarto (9-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt spines, speckled edges. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, rear hinge of Volume 3-4 partially cracked, minor worming to preliminaries of Volume 1-2. Moderate toning, occasional foxing, internally clean. A very nice set. * Only edition. The authors did not complete commentaries on other parts of the code. OCLC locates 1 copy, in Scotland, none in North America.

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        Historic Military and Naval Anecdotes,

      London: Edward Orme Publisher to the King and the Prince Regent, , 1819, but c.1825. Of Personal Valour, Bravery, and Particular Incidents which Occurred to the Armies of Great Britain and Her Allies, in the Long Contested War, Terminating in the Battle of Waterloo. Edited and published by, and engraved under the Direction of … Folio (334 × 270 mm). Twentieth-century royal blue crushed morocco by Birdsall, title gilt to spine, raised bands, double gilt ruled panels to the compartments, attractive concentric gilt panels to the boards with large laurel wreath corner-pieces, beaded edge-roll, all edges gilt, wide-turn-ins with gilt rolls and laurel wreath corner-pieces, marbled endpapers. 40 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Manskirch, Heath, Atkinson and others, the majority engraved by Dubourg and Clark. Very light shelf-wear, lower corners a touch bumped, some offsetting from, but not to the plates, a few minor edge-splits, one short tear just biting the edge of one plate, neatly repaired, a very handsome copy. Early state, the plates watermarked 1825, text variously 1811, 1812, 1817. The plates have issue dates between 1815 and 1818, and were first assembled in book form in 1819. Abbey and Tooley are at variance on the status of differing issues, but Abbey concludes, "it would appear reasonable to assume that the early state of the book has a dated title," as here. The colour is excellent. Orme was the son of a Manchester fustian manufacturer who came to London around 1794, his first engraving being published by his brother Daniel in that year. "On 21 January 1799 Orme was appointed printseller in ordinary to George III and on 5 April 1820 editor of prints in ordinary to George IV. In May 1800 he had a shop in Conduit Street, London (at the corner of George Street), and in 1801 exhibited a portrait at the Royal Academy. In the same year he established himself at 59 New Bond Street, London, at the corner of Brook Street, and published Rudiments of Landscape, a volume of uncoloured etchings after his brother William's drawings" (ODNB). He then embarked on the publication of a series of highly popular aquatint books of which this was to be the last. He had begun investing in property around 1809, and in 1824 he closed the shop and concentrated on a new career as a property developer. "Edward Orme was, after Rudolph Ackermann, the most important publisher of illustrated books during the short golden age of the coloured aquatint." The present work is a highly effective visualization of the most memorable "anecdotes" from this remarkable period of British successes, martial and naval, including Wellington and Blücher meeting at La Belle Alliance; the deaths of Ponsonby and Picton; the taking of the French eagle at Barrosa; Uxbridge wounded; Nelson in the cockpit at the Battle of the Nile; and the boarding of the Chesapeake. Highly desirable thus.

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        Litta Famiglie Celebri 1819: Famiglia Medici di Firenze 34 Tavole

      

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        ESSAYS ON PHRENOLOGY, or An Inquiry Into the Principles and Utility of the System of Drs. Gall and Spurzheim, and Into the Objections Made Against It

      Edinburgh, Scotland: Bell & Bradfute, 1819. xxiv, 392 pages of text. Contemporary full leather binding with moderate rubbing to the extremities, and a few small scuffs on boards. Both exterior hinges have been professionally and archivally repaired using Japanese tissue colored to match surrounding leather. Illustrated with one engraving, showing and naming the 33 sections of the brain. Previous owner's name neatly on the back of title page "William Ellis Lamb." First and last pages are affected by foxing, including the illustration. George Combe (1788-1858) was a founding member and President of the Edinburgh Phrenological Society (EPS) which was formed in February of 1820. This is Combe's first book, and is the basis of the 1825 "System of Phrenology.". First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Tratado De Commercio, E Navegacao Entre os Muito Altos, E Muito

      1819. [Portugal]. [Brazil]. Tratado De Commercio, E Navegacao Entre os Muito Altos, E Muito Poderosos Senhores O Principe Regente de Portugal, E el Rei do Reino Unido da Grande Bretanha e Irlanda, Assignado no Rio de Janeiro Pelos Plenipotenciarios de Huma e Outra Corte em 19 Fevereiro de 1810. E Ratificado por Ambas. Lisbon: Na Impressao Regia, 1819. 33 pp. Double-column text in Portuguese and English. Folio (12" x 8"). Recent half-calf over marbled boards, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine, ribbon marker. Light toning to text, internally clean. * A rare printing of the 1810 treaty between Portugal and Great Britain which opened all Brazilian ports to English merchants, marking the first time that non-Portuguese dealers were allowed to trade directly with Brazil. The treaty was drawn up during the Peninsula Campaign, when Portugal was especially dependent on Great Britain; its republication reveals the radical changes brought about by the Napoleonic Wars. Our 1819 printing and the 1810 printing, issued in London, Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro, are very scarce. OCLC locates 1 copy of the 1819 imprint (at Florida State University). Not in Kress or Goldsmiths.'

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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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        The Tour of Dr. Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque: A Poem [with] The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of Consolation: A Poem [with] The Third Tour of Dr. Syntax, in Search of a Wife: A Poem

      London: R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 1819-[1821]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. A mixed set. Volume 1: Eighth edition. Original brown cloth; collates complete, with frontis., engraved title-p., 29 plates, engraved tail-piece. Volume 2: Third edition. Original blue cloth; with frontispiece and 22 plates (lacking one at p. 270, Dr. Syntax at Freemason's Hall). Volume 3: First edition. Original blue cloth; complete with frontis., engraved title-p., 23 plates, hand-colored tail-piece. A grand total of 79 full-page hand-colored engravings by Rowlandson (including the title-pages for Volumes 1 and 3). All volumes: Cloth a bit scuffed and wrinkled; spine tips, corners, and edges of boards lightly bumped; with nice, clean, text blocks and bright plates. A wonderful and colorful (literally and figuratively) set, popular in its day, and still charming.

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