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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.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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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

      

      [Bookseller: Inchiostro e Vinile]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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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.'

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        Pheasants, M & F [Plate LVII]

      [Edinburgh: 1819-1834]. Hand coloured engraving, finished with gum arabic. Printed on wove Whatman paper. 21 1/8 x 26 3/8 inches. A beautiful print of pheasants from John Selby's seminal bird book "Illustrations of British Ornithology." Prideaux John Selby was a versatile gentleman naturalist. Born on 23 July 1788 in Alnwick, Northumberland, he inherited Twizell House and its estate in 1804, and throughout his life did not neglect his duties as a landowner, magistrate, High Sheriff, and then Deputy Lieutenant of Northumberland. He married Lewis Tabitha Mitford, the daughter of Bertram Mitford of Mitford Castle, Northumberland, in 1810, and by 1817 had a happy marriage, three daughters, and a house that had become a sort of upmarket staging-post for naturalists heading North and South along the nearby Great North Road. Visitors were to include John James Audubon (who gave Selby and his brother-in-law Robert Mitford lessons in drawing), Sir William Jardine (one of Selby's closest friends and a collaborator on various later works), John Gould, William Yarrell, H.E.Strickland, to name but a few. Natural history and ornithology had been Selby's passions from youth, and Christine Jackson notes, in her excellent introduction to the Sotheby's catalogue of the sale of the Bradley Martin collection of Selby watercolours, that, besides "collecting and preserving birds, Selby had observed them in the field, making careful notes of their habitat and habits. At his leisure, he also sensitively colored drawings of them. With this accumulation of practical knowledge, specimens, and some drawings, Selby embarked in 1819 on an ambitious project to publish the most up-to-date, life-size illustrations of British birds. Since he had an incomplete pictorial record of his birds, many remained to be drawn while publication of the parts of the work proceeded. The aim was to issue each part comprising twelve plates at regular intervals of six months. The size of the paper chosen was elephant folio (27" x 21½") in order that most of the birds might be represented life- size. For each plate, Selby made watercolor paintings of the species." "Selby etched his drawings on copper plates and then either took or sent the plates to William Home Lizars in Edinburgh. Either Lizars or one of his workmen took a pull [proof impression] from Selby's plate and worked on any parts necessary to bring the plate to a very fine state of completion. Selby and Sir William Jardine both purchased their copper plates and etching ground from Pontifex of London, and their letters refer to the progress made in drawing and 'biting' or etching their plates. If they made a mistake or accidently over-etched a plate, they relied on Lizars to correct by burnishing to lighten it" (Jackson, Bird Etchings, pp.202-204). BM (NH) IV,pp.1896-1896; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990) p.141; cf. Nissen IVB 853; cf. Zimmer p.571.

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        Samlade skrifter.

      I-IV. Uppsala, Palmblad & comp., 1819-20 respektive Sthlm, H. A. Nordström, 1824 respektive J. Hörberg, 1835-(36). 8:o. (12),143,148-64,161-207,(1) + (4),348,(1) + (4),475 + (8),272 s. Fyra eleganta gröna lackade hfrbd med blekta rikt guldornerade ryggar i empirestil (Hedberg). Marmorerade snitt. Ryggarna ngt nötta upp- och nedtill samt med några obetydliga små fläckar. Enstaka lager- och småfläckar. Fuktrand överst på de första och sista sidorna i del IV, vilka också är hämtade från ett annat ex. Med Gunnar Philipsons exlibris.. Utgiven på A. Wiborgs förlag av E. G. Geijer. Första samlade upplagan

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        The Complete Confectioner;

      London: Samuel Leigh, 1819 Or the Whole Art of Confectionary made Easy: Also Receipts for home made wines, cordials, French and Italian liqueurs, &c. Eighth edition, corrected and improved by JJ Machet, Distiller and Confectioner, at Paris. In brown half leather with marbled boards, a little rubbed and bumped at edges, small mark and tear to top board. Spine, relaid keeping old, gilt tooling and title. Internally, small bookseller label to fpd, some light browning and stain marks to front and rear blanks and the frontis and title page, lacks half title, (iii-xxiv), 261 pp, 10 plates, 3 of which are pull out, [2] adverts, and in the 2 last blank sheets someone has written in a receipt dated 1853, pencil note to fep. A wonderful copy of a scarce item. (See Oxford 117 for details of the 1809 first edition)The emblematic frontispiece to Nutt's book (1819 edition) shows the goddess Pomona revealing the most luxurious fruit of the Georgian age, the delicious pine or pineapple.

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        AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS. With a life of the Author, Also a view of the doctrine of Smith, compared with that of the French Economists; with a method of facilitating the study of his works; from the French of M. Garnier

      Printed for William Allason and J. Maynard. London, and W. Blair. Edinburgh. 1819. THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 inches). Some minor browning to the first and last couple of leaves of each volume otherwise very good copies bound, without the half titles, in fine recent bindings of contemporary style full sprinkled antique style brown calf. The spines with five raised bands, compartments ruled in gilt. Red title labels, gilt. Boards with floral roll borders in gilt. All edges marbled. Generally this is a very good, tight set in attractive bindings.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Victories of the Duke of Wellington, From Drawings

      Rodwell and Martin, London, 1819. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Later 1/4 green leather over boards. Foxed and age toned, short repaired tears to the edges of the frontis and title page. 12 engraved plates hand colored, with foxing and browning to the margins, but the images themselves largely clean and bright. Considerable offsetting to most of the facing text pages. One plate with a faint crease. Previous owner's inscription to the front blank, bookplate, signature to title. & & Westall, Queen Victoria's drawing master, is most famous for his portraits of Byron and his depictions of the life of Horatio Nelson examples of which hang in the National Portrait Gallery and the National Maritime Museum, respectively. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Military & Warfare; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042515. .

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        COLLECTION DE COSTUMES SUISSES DES XXII CANTONS, peints par J. Reinhard de Lucerne

      Basel: Birmann & Huber, 1819 [1823]. 46 finely hand-colored engraved costume plates, each with a leaf of descriptive letterpress. 3 plates showing Whatman watermarks (plate 8: 1811; plate 36: 1823; and plate 41: 1819) 4to, beautifully bound in late 19th or early 20th century full crimson crushed morocco by J. Kulbsho, the boards feature fine gilt ruled and stippled frame with large floral corner-pieces, the spine with gilt floral decorations in gilt framed compartments between ruled raised bands, one compartment and the spine tail lettered in gilt, all edges gilt., turn-ins and board edges gilt decorated. A beautiful copy, the plates are fresh and clean with bright colours, the binding most impressive and in excellent condition, one plate with minor repair. VERY RARE. A beautiful early 19th century costume book, the hand-colouring of the plates is very masterfully achieved. The very handsome binding also makes an extremely lovely presentation. Three of the plates show Whatman Turkey Mill watermarks; Whatman paper is considered to be one of the finest English handmade papers of the 18th century. The elder James Whatman began to produce good quality white paper at his Turkey Mill in Kent around 1740. Until this time England was largely dependent on the importation of paper from neighbouring countries such as Holland, France and Germany. William Balston and the Hollingsworth Brothers became the main papermakers at Turkey Mill. These papermakers were given rights to the Whatman name after 1807. The fact that by this time their papers were being used in Switzerland gives credit to their accomplishments in bringing English papers up to, or even beyond, continental standards.

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        Le Texas, ou Notice historique sur Le Champ d'Asile

      Paris: Gand, (Brasseur aîné for) Béguin, Béchet, et al., 1819. 8vo., (8 4/8 x 5 2/8 inches). Half-title, SIGNED BY HARTMANN on the verso. Folding engraved view-plan of Le Champ d'Asile (title and first leaf of dedication creased, some heavy spotting, edges a bit frayed). Original blue vinegar marbled paper wrappers (creased and chipped at edges with minor loss). First edition of an "indispensable source and by far the best" of the four earliest accounts (one fictional) of the short-lived Bonapartist colony of Champ d'Asile, established and dispersed within six months in 1819. Conceived by the exiled Napoleonic general Charles F.A. Lallemand, ostensibly as a place for defeated Napoleonic veterans to begin new lives (but in fact with a hazy military agenda, cf. Streeter, Bibliography of Texas, I, pp. 58-59), the illegal settlement was established on land in the disputed border area between Louisiana and Texas which the United States and Spain, desperate to avoid an armed confrontation, had finally declared a "Neutral Ground" in 1806. Spanish troops were soon dispatched to evict the settlers, while US pressure forced another French colony, under the pirate Jean Lafitte, to leave Galveston. By 1819 the Adams-Onis Treaty finally abolished the neutral zone, establishing the Sabine River as the border between New Spain and the United States. Meanwhile the starving Champ d'Asile settlers had been forced to retreat to New Orléans. Thus the Champ d'Asile colony precipitated a diplomatic resolution of a potentially inflammatory border dispute. Its mark on popular literature and art in France were equally far-reaching. During its brief existence, and although it at no point included more than 100 settlers and in all may have numbered 160 (including 4 women and 4 children, according to the list of "Cohorts" on pp. 51-57), the Champ d'Asile inflamed the imaginations of the French and encouraged nostalgia for the empire. Soon after their return, ex-colonists began publishing accounts of their travails (in part to elicit charitable support), and songs, engravings and lithographs mushroomed; images of the Champ d'Asile soon appeared on wallpaper and on labels to liqueur bottles. The theme remained persistent in French literature throughout the 19th century and even resurfaced in a novel of the 1980s. Of the four full-length books, including the fictionalized 'L'Héroïne du Texas', published in 1819-1820, the present account "is the only one. to give a brief but more or less consecutive account of the founding of the colony, the life there, the retreat to Galveston, and the dispersal of the colonists to the four winds" (Streeter). Dedicated to the subscribers to a charitable fund for the refugee colonists, it consists of the separate diaries of Hartmann and Millard, a list of the colonists, and Lallemand's deceptively peaceful manifesto (pp. 44-48), with a folding plate showing the buildings and layout of Champ d'Asile. The anonymous authors of both 'L'Héroïne' and the 1820 'Le Champ d'Asile au Texas' freely plagiarized Hartmann and Millard's narrative. Rare, especially in original wrappers. Streeter Texas, 1069; Sabin 30706; Howes H-270; Graff 2487; Jenkins Basic Texas Books, 85. 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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        LE TEXAS, OU NOTICE HISTORIQUE SUR LE CHAMP D'ASILE

      Paris: Chez Beguin, 1819.. [6],[4],135pp. plus folding plate. Antique half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Some light foxing and faint dampstaining. Signed by the author, as usual. Very good. This is the primary source book for the history of the ill-fated effort of a group of Napoleonic veterans to establish a colony in Texas. The French group, under Gen. C.F.A. Lallemand, landed at Galveston in January 1818 and attempted to establish a colony on the Trinity River. The effort failed that summer, and the remaining starving colonists retreated to New Orleans. Despite its short life, the colony was the center of an important episode in the maneuvering between Spain, the United States, and the not yet independent state of Mexico, for control of Texas. The French settlers dreamed of establishing a new Napoleonic empire in the New World, and with more support they might have succeeded. This is one of four contemporary French books on the Champ d'Asile colony, and Streeter calls it "an indispensable source and by far the best of the group." It consists of the diaries of Hartmann and Millard, a list of colonists, and Lallemand's proclamation, as well as a folding plate showing the layout of the colony. A rare and important piece of early Texana. STREETER 1069. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 85. GRAFF, FIFTY TEXAS RARITIES 6. HOWES H270, "b." MONAGHAN 792. RAINES, p.109. SABIN 30706.

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        Hamlet, sorgespel i fem akter.

      Första gången uppförd på Kongl. theatern i Stockholm d. 26 mars 1819. Fri öfversättning från engelskan. Sthlm, Elméns och Granbergs tryckeri, 1819. 8:o. 88,(2) s. Marmorerat pappbd från 1900-talets mitt med svart titeletikett och gröna stänkta snitt. Genomgående ngt lager- och solkfläckig. Några solkfläckar i inre marginalen på s. 41-45 och i text och marginaler på s. 51-52. Med Eric Törnquists och Lars Laurentiis exlibris.. Klemming Sveriges dramatiska litteratur s. 213. Vingedal Shakespeares ordmagi på svenska s. 36. Översatt av Per Adolf Granberg och omarbetad för scenen av Gustaf Fredrik Åkerhielm, "förste directeur vid k. m:ts spectakler". Detta är den första tryckta svenska översättningen av "Hamlet", vilken tillkom i samband med att pjäsen för första gången sattes upp i Stockholm. I det anonyma företalet, som här är inbundet sist, står att läsa: "för att ej framställa originalets former med sådane proportioner, som möjligen kunde åstadkomma något obehagligt intryck, har man begagnat rättigheten af en fri öfversättning, och stundom undvikit eller beslöjat vissa uttryck." Vingedal karaktäriserar resultatet av denna kraftiga bearbetning som "ett oförargerligt familjedrama"

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        A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United States of North America; from the Period of Their First Colonization to the Present Day.

      Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh 1819 - In three volumes. lxiv, 552pp; xii, 571pp; xii, 588pp. Original brown paper covered boards with paper labels affixed to the spines, all edges uncut. With one large folding map of the city of Washington and territory of Columbia and one small map of the Delta of the Mississippi. Includes sections on the states and territories; the federal government and public establishments connected to it; the Indians; the population, agriculture, trade, revenue and resources; manufactures; commerce; canals and roads, etc. Small bookplates of the Regency Circulating Library of Whitehaven on the front pastedowns, mild scattered foxing troughout, paper loss to the spines (especially of volume II), edges dusty, wear to extremities, occasional tear to the leaves. Lacks one folding map. A good set. Howes W99. Sabin 101366.; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Kilmarnock Mirror and Literary Gleaner

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

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        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,

      Washington City, 1819. Printed and published by Gales and Seaton. (3), 360 pp. 8:o. Contemporary full speckled calf with red leather titlelabel, slightly worn. Somewhat foxed. Top of spine with 4 tiny and 2 larger holes after the bookworm, otherwise, a copy in excellent condition. Signed by ?L.F. Ehinger? & ?Oskar Rosman? and with the bookplate of ?Holger Rosman?.. . Signed by previous owner. Full Calf. Good/No Jacket. 8:o.

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        The Works of Laurence Sterne

      London: Sharpe & Son, 1819.. Octavo, 4 volumes. Full leather, elaborate tooling to the spine and front panel. Marbled endpapers. In near fine condition.

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        The Evangelical Expositor; or, A Commentary on the Holy Bible, wherein the sacred text of the Old and New Testaments is inserted at large, the scene explained, and the more difficult passages elucidated; with practical observations for the use of Families and Private Christians of every denomination. Embellished with elegant engravings.

      Khull, Blackie, & Co. [c1819], Glasgow - No date [c1819]. Two large folio volumes. Complete. Page dimensions: 451 x 251mm (16 5/16" x 9 15/16"). Elaborate late 20th century craft bookbinding. Half-leather binding, with original lettering pieces and later gilt titling on spine. Boards covered in maroon cloth decorated with gilt dots. Colourful dyed endpapers. Extra engraved title page trimmed heavily at margins and laid down on a new leaf, also colourfully dyed. Inner margins of title leaves reinforced with coloured paper. Volume One: [ii], 726 pages + extra engraved title leaf (cropped and laid down) + 1 map + several engravings. Volume Two: [ii], iv, (5)-672 pages + several engravings. Moderate foxing. Chip to blank margin of one engraving. Thomas Haweis (1734-1820) was the rector of Aldwinkle, Northhamptonshire, and one of the founders of the London Missionary Society. His commentary on the Bible was first published in 1765. This edition on offer is from circa 1819. Provenance: 19th century slip of paper tipped in at rear of Volume Two (presumably clipped from an endpaper of the earlier binding): "Thom. Lockhart / 41 Lower Bridge St/ Stirling / Scotland". ; Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History Of The Royal Residences Of Windsor Castle, St. James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House, And Frogmore

      London: Printed For A.Dry., L.Harrison, Printer, 1819., 1819. 3 Volumes. 4to. pp. 2 p.l., ii, [1 leaf], 188, [1 leaf], 21; 3 p.l., 88, [1 leaf], 28, [1 leaf], 88; 3 p.l., 80, [1 leaf], 92, 16. 100 hand-coloured aquatint plates. 1 wood-engraved vignette. text watermarked 1811-17, plates 1816. contemporary straight-grained maroon morocco, elaborately stamped in gilt & blind, gilt backs, all edges gilt (Vol. III front joint expertly repaired, corners bumped). First Edition. A fine copy of this sumptuous work, written by Pyne and illustrated with one hundred richly hand-coloured views of royal residences, engraved by T.Sutherland, W.J.Bennett, R.Reeve, D.Havell, & J.Bailey, after drawings by C.Wild, J.Stephanoff, R.Cattermole, W.Westall, & G.Samuel. There are several exterior views but the majority of the plates show the elegant decoration and furnishing of the interiors. The description and twenty-four plates of Carlton House, London home of the Prince Regent (later George IV) are of particular interest, as the structure was demolished in 1826. At the end of the third volume is a list of portraits in the royal collections described in the text. Although the work was successful, it involved Pyne in serious financial difficulties, and he was more than once confined for debt in the King's Bench Prison. Abbey, Scenery, 396. Martin Hardie pp. 91, 304. Prideaux pp. 142-43, 348. Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England From 1790 to 1914, 42. Tooley 389.. F. Hardcover.

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        The History of the Royal Residences

      London, A. Dry,, 1819. of Windsor Castle, St. James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House, and Frogmore. 3 volumes, folio. Early Victorian black full morocco, with gilt titles, gilt decoration and raised bands on spine, elaborate gilt borders to boards, gilt and blind-tooled inner dentelles, brown endpapers, all edges gilt. Text watermarked 1817 - 1819. With 100 fine handcoloured aquatint plates by Sutherland, Bennett, Reeve, Baily and Havell after Samuel, Stephanoff, Cattermolle, Wild and Westall. Bookplates to front pastedowns. A few text plates with some minor browning to margins, else a fine clean copy. Spines and edges slightly rubbed, else fine. A very nice large copy with exemplary handcolouring. First Edition of the finest contemporary record of the royal residences in a splendid series of aquatints. Ours is a large copy measuring 13.5 x 10.75 inches (Abbey's copy was uncut and measured 14 x 11.5 inches) and boasts particularly splendid handcolouring: both exterior and interior views are rendered with a richness, delicacy and attention to detail not usually associated with Royal Residences.

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        The History of the Royal Residences of Windsor Castle, St. James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House and Frogmore

      London: printed for A. Dry, 1819 [plates watermarked 1816-1818]. 3 volumes, large quarto. (13 5/8 x 11 1/4 inches). Seven section titles. 100 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates by T. Sutherland, W.J. Bennett, R. Reeve, and D. Havell after J. Stephanoff, C. Wild, R. Cattermole, W. Westall and G. Samuel. Three quarters red crushed morocco over red pebbled cloth boards, bound by Morrell, spines with raised bands in 6 compartments, lettered in the second, third and fourth, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers. A very fine set, with pre- publication watermarks, of this important architectural record of the British palaces and among the best known and most wonderful English colour plate books. One of the main glories of Pyne's work is the remarkable pictorial record it offers of the interior decorations and furnishings of Windsor Castle, showing the castle as it was before the extensive alterations carried out from 1824-1828. Also depicted in some detail are St. James's Palace, Carlton House (with a splendid series of now-vanished interiors created for the Prince Regent by Holland with Wyatt and Nash as architects), Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House (including a view of the east front as it was a century before Aston Webb's drastic remodelling carried out in 1913), and Frogmore as remodeled by Wyatt. Abbey Scenery 396/397; Martin-Hardie, pp. 91; Prideaux, p. 348; Tooley 389.

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        The Works of Lord Byron [With Three Contemporary Fore-Edge Paintings]

      London: John Murray, 1819. First edition. Three volumes. Contemporary full green straight-grained morocco elaborately tooled in gilt and blind on both covers, spine with four raised bands and heavily gilt compartments. A.E.G. With three superb contemporary fore-edge paintings on each volume: Vol. 1 of Sheffield Park, Sussex, the grand mansion across a lake, with fishermen on the bank and a few swans; Vol. II of Hayley, Stratffordshire, a small, les grand manor house with cows and sheep in a field, along with the shepherd and his dog; Vol. III of Haddon Hall, Derbyshire, castle-like building across a river spanned by a stone bridge over which a peasant woman herds several cows. Steel-engraved plates from paintings by Thomas Stothard. Covers scuffed at edges and corners, spines slightly rubbed, occasional foxing within, else a very good, attractive set made more desirabe by the three matching fore-edge paintings. This copy last on the market in 2003 where it sold for $1200 (including buyer's premium) at PBA Galleries.

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        Theology, Explained and Defended, in A Series of Sermons

      London - William Baynes, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The scarce first UK edition of this collection of sermons by influential American theologian, and president of Yale, Timothy Dwight. Complete in Five Volumes. With a Memoir of the Life of the Author. Known as Dwight's System of Theology. With a frontispiece portrait of the author to Volume One. Timothy Dwight, 1752 1817, was an American academic and educator, a Congregationalist minister, theologian, and author. He was the eighth president of Yale College (17951817). Hehas come to beconsidered a significant Americanreligious leader and educational innovator. Condition: In full long grain morocco bindings. Externally, a little rubbed, prominent to the spines. With some slight loss to the spines of volumes one and five. The hinges of volumes one andfive are slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, and generally clean and bright, with just the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The Adventures of Gil Blas de Santilane

      Tohmas McLean, John Bumpus, etc., London 1819 - 3 volumes. Uniformly bound in contemporary full cross-hatched polished calf iwth gilt ruled borders, raised bands, gilt spine with two black morocco labels on each volume, all retained, marbled endpapers. 15 exquisite hand-colored aquatint plates by J. Clark. Some foxing and over-marking from plates, occasional wear and browntoning, bindings expertly reinforced at margins. With all faults, still a very attractive set, tight and solid. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Narrative of a Voyage in the Indian Seas

      London,: Richard Phillips, circa, 1819.. Octavo, folding frontispiece map and three other plans and plates; one fold of the frontispiece map repaired with slight loss, title-page a little browned, overall very good in polished quarter calf by Bayntun. A warm and engaging description of a voyage to through the Indian Ocean to Java and beyond, with a tantalising glimpse of the sparse West Australia coastline. The work includes a large folding map of the track of the Nisus which shows it passing the coast near the North-West Cape. The work is also particularly interesting for Prior's account of Mauritius just months after Flinders was finally released (and is one of only a handful of contemporary books on the island).James Prior, an officer aboard the Nisus (a Royal Navy frigate under the command of Captain Philip Beaver) here provides a beautifully written account of a voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, Isles of Bourbon, France and Seychelles; to Madras and thenceforth to Java, St. Paul and Amsterdam islands. Prior's account includes a detailed and arresting description of the French capitulation of the Isle de France (present day Mauritius) during the final months of 1810.In many respects the West Australian coastline remained as enigmatic and impenetrable to English mariners in the early nineteenth-century as it had to the Dutch almost two centuries before. Lack of water and nourishment forbade landing, yet the quick curiosity of mariners such as James Prior begged investigation. He writes 'approaching New Holland on the 6th of August, in the morning, land was discovered in the vicinity of the north-west Cape, the most prominent part of the coast. As we neared it the eye anxiously ranged over the widely-extended surface, in order to fix on some inviting spot where might be traced the habitations of men; but nothing of this kind could be distinguished'. He concludes that this land 'in its present unknown state, may safely retain the old appellation of Terra Incognita'. The handsomely engraved folding frontispiece map includes the New Holland coastline (although Prior's account is not listed in Perry and Prescott's A Guide to Maps of Australia in Books Published 1780-1830).Eight pages of Prior's narrative concerns the armed landing at the Isle de France on 29 November 1810. The Isle de France was an important French outpost in the Indian Ocean with significant strategic and mercantile advantages coveted by Britain. In addition to the Prior's ebullient description, Narrative of a Voyage in the Indian Seas includes a detailed sounding chart of Port Louis to the eastward of Cannoner's point and a table of engraved text titled "Plan of the Landing of the British Army in Mapou Bay, Isle de France". From this we learn the numbers of men per vessel, their regiment, and deployment upon landing (for example, the Nisus transported Grenadiers of the Twelfth, amongst others, and deployed a flat barge and two cutters). The Isle de France holds a poignant place in the early history of Australia, being the place of Matthew Flinders confinement for over six years (indeed, Flinders sailed for England on 14 June 1810, a matter of months before the invasion here described).Hill, 1394; not in Ferguson; not listed in Perry and Prescott's A Guide to Maps of Australia in Books Published 1780-1830'.

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        The Cenci. A Tragedy in Five Acts

      (Livorno): C. & J. Olllier, 1819. Octavo. xiv, 104pp. First edition. One of 250 copies. This dark drama of a besieged daughter's retribution against her tyrannical father was the only one of Shelley's works to reach an authorized second edition in his lifetime. This copy has been bound in full brown morocco by the Club Bindery, with elaborate gilt scroll borders to the covers. Spine in five compartments with gilt titling and fleurons. Thin gilt rules on edges and turn-ins. T.e.g. With the bookplate of Edwin B. Holden, one of the driving forces behind the Club Bindery.

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        ROSALIND AND HELEN, A Modern Eclogue

      London: C[harles] and J[ames] Ollier, 1819. First edition. In a 20th century cloth binding, rebound without half-title or ads. Internal contents are clean and fresh. Including some of Shelley's most celebrated works such as the sonnet "Ozymandias" and the "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty." An excellent copy in a rather mundane binding. Shelley's work has been reevaluated by scholars over the last 10 years and his stature has grown to such an extent that many now credit him as co-author of "Frankenstein," with his wife Mary.

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        Instructions de DaprËs sur la Navigation des Indes Orientales

      Paris,: Imprimerie Royale, 1819.. Octavo, title-page a little shorter than the body of text (which has generous margins); a few spots; in a superb contemporary binding of crimson roan leather, ornately gilt, spine richly gilt with fleur-de-lys devices at centre of each compartment between bands, dark green moirÈ silk endpapers with complex gilt dentelle borders, sides with wide gilt borders, royal arms of Louis Philippe in gilt at centre of each side. A superb copy prepared in a royal binding, with the Bourbon arms, for the Duc d'OrlÈans, the future King Louis-Philippe. At the time of publication of this work he had spent four years in Paris after returning from his long exile; a member of the court and a significant political figure throughout the Bourbon Restoration from 1815 to 1830, he finally ascended to the throne himself in 1830. He ruled France - the last king to do so - from 1830 to 1848.This is the final edition of d'AprËs de Mannevillette's Instructions, the publication of data to explain and supplement his maps of the eastern oceans, collectively published as the Neptune Oriental. The text of the Instructions was updated several times by d'AprËs de Mannevillette himself while he served as cartographer for the Compagnie des Indes, though further amendments followed his death in 1780. A number of additions based on discoveries made in the early nineteenth century make this 1819 version the most comprehensive and authoritative edition. Like the Neptune Oriental itself, the Instructions draws upon a wide range of sources to provide the most accurate information possible for navigating to the east. In addition to maps and published accounts by notable explorers, d'AprËs de Mannevillette used logbooks from company ships, first-hand testimony from officers, anecdotal accounts from sailors and a rich correspondence with AbbÈ Lacaille, Alexander Dalrymple and other respected geographers of the period. The Instructions was used to provide information for the East India Pilot published in London in 1782, an indispensable navigational resource that likewise passed into many editions.

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        A Detailed Account of the Battles of Quatre Bras, Ligny & Waterloo

      Edinburgh: John Carfrae, 1819. Half-Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Second Edition corrected and enlarged, printed by Michael Anderson for John Carfrae, Drummond Street. Red textured leather spine and points. Boards covered with marbled paper, matching endpapers and page edges. Gold title on spine, gold is moderately bright. All edges worn, but book is solid. Faded inscription on half-title page dated 1819. Light water stain to upper edge of title page. Hand-colored map folded and seamed bound in the front. Fold out map of Plan of the Battle of Waterloo. Map was drawn by W. B. Craan, Engineer to the King of the Netherlands and engraved by E. Mitchell, Edinburgh. Moderate tear, 2 1/2", to hand colored map, there is also a light water stain. Light colored foxing throughout the book. Several appendixes including List of Regiments under the Command of Field Marshal [sic] Duke of Wellington, on Sunday, June 18, 1815; and the Total Loss of the British and Hanoverians, From June 16th to 26th, 1815. 303p.

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        AN ARCHITECTURAL DICTIONARY Containing a Correct Nomenclature and Derivation of the Terms Employed By architects, Builders, And Workmen. (Complete in 2 volumes)

      London: J. Barfield, 1819. pp. vol. I: viii, 260; vol. II: 261-913,[general index ix-xlvi] + 281 copper-engraved plates; separate title pages to both volumes; preface and list of subscribers to vol I.; general index and directions to the binder bound in at the end of vol. II. Contemporary half polished calf binding with red and black title labels to the spine, expertly rebacked and corners repaired; paper to boards rubbed. Contents clean and tight, v.small professionally and inconspicuously repaired worm hole to title page to vol. I., almost imperceptible; a little general reading wear. A very good set of the rare first edition.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. 4to.

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        Travels in Nubia; by the late John Lewis Burckhardt. Published by the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior parts of Africa. With Maps, &c

      London: John Murray, 1819. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced until Sunday, July 19. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! (sale item) first edition; large quarto (leaves slightly taller than 27.5 cm.), [8] (beginning with half title), xcii (Memoir), 543 pp. but page numbers 242-251 not used, Ii recto is page 241 and verso page 252, there is no disruption of text or signature sequence, portrait frontispiece, 3 maps with two of them folding, small figures in text, usually temple plans; contemporary calf sides darkening at margins and rubbed at extremities, rebacked in leather (probably mid to late nineteenth century) but this is now rubbed and worn especially at front joint and both hinges have been neatly strengthened with cloth tape, armorial book plate of Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park (Thomas Philip De Grey, 2nd Earl De Grey, 3rd Baron Grantham, 1781?1859), age staining and speckling to all the maps and Map of the Course of the Nile has a 4 cm. margin tear wi. Photos available upon request.

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        NOUVELLE CHIMIE DU GOUT ET DE L'ODORAT

      PARIS: DENTRU, 1819 GAUTHIER, professeur de chimie, NOUVELLE CHIMIE DU GOUT ET DE L'ODORAT, contenant les procédés pour préparer soi-même toutes espèces de liqueurs, de ratafias, de confitures, de parfums etc ... ou l'art du distillateur du confiseur et du parfumier mis à la portée de tout le monde. Paris, Dentu, 2 VOLUMES, in-8 demi basane vert foncé, plats papier marbré, frontispice d'A. Buigne, 9 planches h.T dans le tome II Tome 1 : (6)- II- 447 pp. + Tome II : (4) 559 pp. + 9 pl. Similitude avec l'ouvrage de l'abbé Poncelet. Rare et très recherché. Très bon. 145x 205. Reliure Demi Basane.

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        REGRAS METHODICAS PARA SE ESCREVER

      - OS CARACTERES DAS LETRAS INGLEZA, PORTUGUEZA, ALDINA, ROMANA, GOTICA-ITALICA, E GOTICA-GERMANICA; ACOMPANHADAS DE HUM TRATADO COMPLETO DE ARTHMETICA. OFFERECIDAS AO AUGUSTISSIMO SENHOR D. PEDRO PRINCIPE REAL DO REINO UNIDO DE PORTUGAL, BRAZIL, E ALGARVES. COMPOSTAS Por JOAQUIM JOSE VENTURA DA SILVA, Professor de Escrita, e Arithmetica. Segunda Edição accrescentada, correcta, e augmentada de novas Estampas. LISBOA: NA IMPRESSÃO REGIA Anno 1819. In 8º (18x12 cm) com 370 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele, com coifas da lombada e cantos das pastas cansados. Corte das folhas carminado a azul. Ilustrado com uma gravura em anterrosto com o retrato em meio corpo do autor desenhado por H. j. da Silva em 1803 e aberto em chapa por G. F. de Queiróz. Exemplar ex-libris dos Condes do Bonfim e com pequeno título de posse manuscrito pelo 4º conde (J. F. de Melo) sobre a folha de rosto. 2ª edição desta obra, publicada em separado, mas destinada a acompanhar o atlas de caligrafia composto por 43 estampas gravadas a buril e impressas em 1803 (quando da 1ª edição desta obra) que segundo: Inocêncio é o melhor que possuímos no seu género. Inocêncio IV, 114: "Joaquim José Ventura da Silva, Professor de instrução primaria e secundaria, e um dos melhores caligrafos portugueses, nasceu em Lisboa em 1777, e morreu em 1849. Regras methodicas para se aprender o caracter da letra ingleza, acompanhadas de umas noções de arithmetica. Offerecidas ao Serenissimo Senhor D. Pedro, principe da Beira. Lisboa, na Offic. de Simão Thaddêo Ferreira. 1803. 8.º de 273 pag. Com o retrato do autor desenhado por seu irmão Henrique José da Silva, um dos mais distintos pintores, que tivemos neste século. Esta obra saíu mais correcta e acrescentada em segunda edição, com o rosto seguinte: Regras methodicas para se aprender a escrever todos os caracteres de letras, acompanhadas de uma completa Arithmetica, e de um appendice de Geographia. Lisboa, na Imp. Regia 1819. 8.º de 370 pag. Há ainda uma última edição, feita na mesma Imp. 1841. In 8º". Location/localizacao: 1-A1-E-15

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        The Vampyre; A Tale

      London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1819. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. xxv,(1),27-84pp. Half-title is present. The 'Extract', pp. 73-84, is present. Both Extracts are sometimes attributed to John Mitford. Nicely bound to style in quarter calf, spine gilt; leather lettering label, gilt; marbled paper boards, vellum tips. A fine copy.& This title has a curious bibliographic history, with first issues attributing authorship to Lord Byron, then removing Byron's name, then this issue (Viets IV), with gathering 'A' reset to 23 lines to account for the removal of a slur on Mary Godwin and Jane Clermont and with 'lmost' on page 36. Earlier issues are unavailable, making this essentially the earliest printing obtainable of the first book on vampires. See Viets in PBSA LXIII (1969), 83-103.

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        THE MATHEMATICAL PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY,

      London, 1819.. Translated into English by Andrew Motte: To which are added, Newton's System of the World; A Short Comment on, and Defence of, The Principia, by William Emerson; with the Laws of the Moon's Motion according to gravity, by John Machin. With the Life of the Author and a Portrait,... Carefully revised and corrected by William Davis. Second issue of second enlarged edition of Motte's English translation of Newton's Principia (first published in 1729). 3 volumes, London, Sherwood, Neely, and Jones; and Davis and Dickson, 1819. 8vo, 225 x 140 mm, 8¾ x 5½ inches. Volume I: engraved portrait frontispiece, 25 plates of diagrams, lx pages of prelims, Preface, Life of Newton etc, 211 pages plus 4 pages of index. Volume II: 19 plates of diagrams plus 2 folding tables, pages (2), 321 plus 11 pages of index. Volume III: 10 plates of diagrams of which 8 folding, 11 diagrams in the text, pages (6), 231 plus 1 leaf of publisher's adverts. Rebound in modern half calf over marbled sides, extra gilt spines, contrasting red and green title labels with gilt lettering, gilt decoration between marbled paper and calf on covers, raised bands, all edges marbled, new marbled endpapers, housed in a brown cloth slipcase. Portrait lightly browned to margins, light offsetting onto title page, small inked out name on all 3 title pages, occasional very light foxing, 1 plate dusty in fore-edge margin, otherwise a very good clean tight set. The first edition was in only two volumes, the second edition of 1803 added a third volume accommodating the additions listed on our title page. The 1819 edition is the same as the 1803 except that the imprint is different, the Dedication, text and index have been reset, the erratum on the last page omitted, and in Volume III figures 1, 2, and 3 are at the end. See Babson, The Works of Isaac Newton, page 16. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, ESQ. F.R.S. Author of the Sylva, &c. Comprising his Diary from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters. To which is subjoined, The Private Correspondence between King Charles I. and his Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas

      London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1819. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes uniformly bound in quarter leather and marbled boards with matching gilt lettered red leather title pieces within spine compartments; firm, flat, square and tight, showing no splits or snags and very little if any wear; contents very clean and equally tight with strong hinges, and apart from a small neat contemporary owner name at the head of the title-page not showing any pen-marks or inscriptions; also, this set not from a library and so no such stamps or labels; size: 4to (300mm x 240mm); collation: pp. xxviii (includes title-page), 671, [1] blank, and [8] leaves of plates (some folding); pp. v (includes title-page), [3], 342, [2], 336, and [4] leaves of plates. A very presentable set in better than very good condition with very tidy plates.

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        Collection complète des mémoires relatifs à l'histoire de France. I: Depuis le règne de Philippe-Auguste, jusqu'au commencement du XVIIIe siècle (1ère Série - 52 Tomes) II: Depuis l'avènement de Henry IV jusqu'à la paix de Paris(2e Série - 79 volumes)

      Paris: Foucault, Libraire., 1819 1819-1827. 2 séries reliées en 131 volumes, in-8. Dos lisse ornés. Reliure très solide, certaines ont été restaurées. Très légères rousseurs éparses. La première série comprend 52 tomes. La deuxième série comprend 78 tomes en 79 volumes. Reliure uniforme, très bel exemplaire. Pour la collation complète, une description plus détaillée ou pour obtenir des photos, n'hésitez pas à le demander.

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        Hudibras, A Poem

      London: printed by W. Lewis for Thomas McLean,, 1819. with Notes, selected from Grey and other authors; to which are prefixed, A Life of the Author, and A Prelimiary Discourse on the Civil War, &c... A New Edition, embellished with engravings. 2 volumes, octavo. Mid-19th-century navy half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, purple cloth sides with a double gilt rule, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. 12 hand-coloured aquatints by I. Clark[e]. Slight fading around board edges, corners a little rubbed, front hinge of volume 1 starting, occasional faint toning but on the whole very clean internally; excellent condition. First edition thus with Clarke's illustrations, and the extra matter gathered together from Grey, Hume, Smollett, Fox and others, handsomely bound. Samuel Butler's Hudibras is a satiric poem on the English Civil War, written in Chaucerian couplets and published 1663-78. Voltaire, who translated a condensed version of Hudibras into French, noted that "there is one English Poem, the title whereof is Hudibras; it is Don Quixote; it is our Satyre Menippee blended together: I never met with so much wit in one single book as this.

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        [England - Kent]

      London., 1819. Size: 655 x 1000 mm. Electrotype engraving with full original wash colour. Fine condition. A truly superb, accurate and informative ordnance survey map of the county of Kent, together with the the eastern regions of both Surrey and Sussex. The map is neatly dissected into 24 linen backed squares, and conveys an extraordinary amount of depth and detail to the regions that it covers. Parks, stately homes, roads, rivers, lakes, railways, copses, forests and woodlands are all rendered in the finest detail. This map is the South Eastern section of an original 4 sheet map, entitled "Forty Miles around London". The extent of the map is from Tunbridge Wells in the south to Godstone in the west to Lenham in the east to Darent in the north. The map was published by Colonel Mudge, and engraved by Benjamin Baker and Assistants.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Travels in Egypt: Being a Continuation of the Travels in the Holy Land, in 1817-18 - SIGNED

      London: Phillips, 1819. First English Edition. 8vo. 95 pages, plus 7 engraved illustrations, one which is a large fold-out frontispiece. Views include Carnak, Thebes, and a cross section of the great pyramid on the final text leaf. Attractively bound in half calf leather over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Left margin of frontispiece trimmed, occasional mild foxing to engravings, otherwise in Very Good Condition, vivid and bright internally. The accompanying ORIGINAL LETTER signed by Forbin, Director General of the Royal Museums of France, is dated 18 July 1817. In it, he is addressing a Mr. Charles, and is requesting possession for only a few days, of the artistic works of Stuart and Le Roy, relating to Greece and Athens. His plea is evidently further endorsed by an architect named Hugot who was willing to sign on his behalf. 8vo. double leaf, on the museum's letterhead bearing his title. "A good descriptive account. Forbin, a member of the Commission on Egypt, knew and met a number of famous Egyptian travelers including Belzoni, Salt, Drovetti, and Cailliaud.., Traveled from the Holy Land to Cairo, Alexandria, and Luxor." (Kalfatovic 246). The second part of an outstanding narrative on the impenetrable fascination of the Holy Land, and its many and varied aspects, and observation of the author's Eastern Travels, consisting of Egypt, Greece, and Turkey. The first part of his narrative, published earlier the same year, was entitled "Travels in Greece, Turkey, & The Holy Land in 1817-18." . With Letter (ALS) Signed By Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts, ]
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        Don Quixote De La Mancha

      by T. McLean, Bookseller and Publisher, London: 1819. A complete four volume set in very near fine condition in full tan leather covered boards with four raised bands on each spine, with two gilt stamped leather labels and gilt tool work in the compartments and with gilt borders around the edges of the boards and gilt dentelles on the turn-ins and marbled paper for the end sheets. The edges of the text blocks are stained light yellow. All four volumes are small octavos measuring 8" by 5" with the leather at the heads of the spine lightly worn and rubbed and the leather at the head of Volume I has very shallow chipping of no more than 1/8". The binding is by Trout & Sons. There is an early prior owner's name in pencil at the upper edge of the second free end pages of volumes II, III and IV. Without dust jackets. Illustrated with 24, hand-colored, full page engravings "from drawings designed expressly for this edition." Translated from the original Spanish by Charles Jarvis. An extremely handsome, tight and clean set!

      [Bookseller: Town's End Books]
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        Don Quixote de la Mancha

      London: Printed for T. M’Lean, 1819 Translated from the Original Spanish by Charles Jarvis. Embellished with 24 Highly-Finished Engravings, from Drawings Designed Expressly for This Edition. 8vo. 4 volumes. Contemporary full calf with gilt tooling to spine compartments and boards, red speckled page edges, neatly rebacked and with new endpapers. A tight set with light rubbing to corners, clean internally with light foxing to a few leaves only. The popular Jarvis translation, in a fine contemporary binding, with beautiful hand-colored engravings.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Don Quixote de La Mancha

      London: Printed for T. McLean,, 1819. Translated from the Original Spanish by Charles Jarvis. Embellished with Twenty-Four Highly Finished Engravings, from Drawings Designed Expressly for This Edition. In Four Volumes. 4 volumes, octavo. Original grey boards, printed paper labels to spines. 4 colour lithographic frontispieces and 20 plates. Bindings rubbed and a little marked, an excellent set. An illustrated set of the well-received translation by Charles Jarvis (1675–1739), best remembered as a portrait painter.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Don Quixote De La Mancha

      London: T. M'Lean, 1819. Four volumes complete - Volume One - lxxxviii, 376pp; Volume Two - vii, [1], 403pp, [1]; Volume Three - xvi, 370pp and Volume Four - viii, 440pp. Later full calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, volume label to third, remaining panels with gilt central lozenge shaped floral spray and flower corner pieces, date to foot of spines, covers with triple fillet border, gilt roll to inner edges, a.e.g., with waved marbled endpapers. Very minor rubbing to extremities, some very light foxing to edges of text blocks, internally quite bright and clean. With a total of twenty-four coloured illustrations (as called for). Ashbee calls the engravings "well conceived and executed ... now difficult to procure", Ashbee 126, not in Seris. First Thus. Full Calf. Very Good. Illus. by Clark, I.H.. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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