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        Deutsches Kochbuch für Leckermäuler und Guippees. 2 Teile. Dritte verbesserte Auflage. 152; 156 S. Farbige, bedruckte Orig.-Umschläge.

      Düsseldorf, gedruckt bei J. Wolf (Umschlag: Commission bei J. H. C. Schreiner), 1819.. . Im Jahr der Erstausgabe erschienene seltene politische und antiklerikale Satire, die nur durch den harmlosen Titel 'Kochbuch ' dem Zensurverbot vorübergehend entging. "Enthält eine reiche Sammlung historischer Anekdoten, Calembourgs (Wortspiele), pikanter Sentenzen und Epigramme, auch viel Preußenfeindliches ... Wurde später verboten" (Hayn/G. III 13); darin auch Gedichte wie 'Die Fürsten-Gruft' von Schubart oder Erbaulich-Humoristisches wie das längere Poem 'Meine Hausordnung'. - Namensstempel auf dem Titel. Frisches, unbeschnittenes Exemplar im Original-Lieferungszustand. - Goed. XII 481, 2 (abweichender Titel). Vgl. Horn/Arndt 458 (Erstausgabe).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Braecklein]
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        Histoire naturelle des mammiferes, avec des figures originales enluminees, desinees d'apres des animaux vivants. Bd. I (von 6?). Paris, Lasteyrie, 1819.) Mit 60 kolor. Lithographien, 3 unkolor. Lithographien, 3 Kupferstichen und 1 Tuschzeichnung. Folio. Hldr. d. Zt. (bestoßen, Rücken fehlt).

      1819. . Nissen ZBI 1525; Wood, S. 354.- Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772 - 1844) war französischer Zoologe, der zusammen mit Georges Cuvier (1769 - 1832) und Jean-Baptist Lamarck (1744 - 1829) maßgeblich die Entwicklung der Paläo-Biologie im 19. Jahrhundert beeinflusste.- The present work provides a lasting record of the scientific historians, who ere the principal architects, both theoretically and practically, of the systematic study of mammals in France.- Enthält schöne, altkolorierte Darstellungen von zahlreichen Affen, Bären, Hyänen, Raubkatzen, Seehunden, Antilope, Ziegen, Rehe u.a. Vorhandene Tafeln (laut Exemplar der 'Bibliotheque nationale de France'): 1, 3, 4, 7-10 und 12-60, sowie 'Mouflon de Corse' aus Band II, 'Ours de Norwege' aus Band III, 'Coati roux' aus Band IV (?), 'Magot male' aus Band V, desweiteren 3 Kupferstiche: 'A sea otter', 'Sea horses' und 'An opossum of Van Diemen's Land', 3 unkolorierte Lithographien: 'Belier de Barbarie', 'Le taureau de la Romagne' und 'L'Elephant femelle' sowie die Tuschzeichnung bezeichnet mit 'Inia Boliviensis'.- Ohne Titel, Vorsatz und erste Tafel mit radiertem Stempel.- Tafeln jeweils unterhalb des gedruckten französischen Titels mit montiertem handschriftlichem lateinischen Titel.- Teils leicht braun- oder fingerfleckig, vereinzelt stärker.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Recanati, 15. III. 1819.. 8vo. ¾ p.. To his cousin, Conte Francesco Cassi, Gonfaloniere and poet at Pesaro; on sending him a book and explaining why he has not sent it earlier: "Carissimo Cugino, non fidandomi in nessun conto della posta, ho aspettato lungo tempo che mi si offrisse un'occasione di mandarvi il libricciuolo che sara con questa presente. Ma non essendosi mai data non ho potuto dal canto mio perder questa opportunita [ ] Caso che questa [lettera] vi capitasse abbiatela insieme al libriccino per segno di confidenza, e nel legger i miei poveri versi, se volete arrivare al fine, abbiate piu riguardo all'amicizia che al merito loro [...]". - Heavily browned, otherwise in good condition; mounted on cardboard.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Histoire de France, pendant le dix-huitieme siecle.

      . Paris, Treuttel et Würtz, 1819-1826. 14 parts in 14. 8vo. Frontispiece (portrait of the author), 6,136 pp. 7 other frontispieces, 204 portraits, (4 hand-coloured), 69 original letters of which many large, folded, 6 letters in facsimile, 12 signed printed documents, 13 original printed billets, 67 other engraved plates of which 13 tinted and two large, folded and hand-coloured. Uniform original red half morocco over red grained boards. Rich gilt spines.* A unique set of this rare work as it contains many additional original letters, autographs and portraits of kings, dukes, marquises, scientists, revolutionaries and other major figures of 18th century France, including autographed or signed letters by Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Napoleon Bonaparte, and portraits of people who had a great influence on French history and politics, such as Charlemagne, Voltaire, Corneille, Jean Baptiste Colbert (d. 1683), James Cook, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, etc., etc. Hand-coloured plates are included of the Duc d'Enghien, Marie Therese, and Louis XVIII. Also included is a hand-coloured plate of the first flight with a helium balloon by Charles and Robert (1783). This is the major work of the French historian Jean Charles Dominique De Lacretelle (1766-1855), also known as "Lecretelle le jeune". The first volume is titled "quatrieme edition" but it can be said that all early editions are rare. In part VII, many illustrations depict events leading to and being part of the French Revolution. The portraits and some of the engravings of revolutionary events date from later, 19th century publications. Of many the source is unknown. This work was first, partly, published as "Precis historique de la revolution" in six parts (Brunet 23941). Separately, the author wrote a "Histoire de France pendant le xviiie siecle", also in six parts (Brunet 23882), which was followed by this, apparently expanded and corrected combined edition in 14 parts, which is not mentioned by Brunet. Uncut. Two 40 pp. Treuttel & Würtz catalogues and some smaller catalogues bound in the rear of several volumes. The Table des sommaires de ce volume of volume VII bound in the rear of volume VIII. Slight rubbing to the boards, some scattered foxing, some manuscript letters a bit soiled, but overall a clean and really attractive set. The "naked" version of this work is rare, this "dressed" copy is downright unique. Brunet III , p 731..

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Beobachtungen auf naturhistorischen Reisen. Anatomisch-physiologische Untersuchungen über Corallen; nebst einem Anhange, Bemerkungen über den Bernstein enthaltend.

      1819. Berlin, G. Reimer, 1819. 4to (250 x 202mm). pp. vi, (2), 127, (1) (4), with 12 (10 folded) tables and 8 (2 partly handcoloured) engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards August Friedrich Schweigger (1783-1821) was a German naturalist. He remained several years in Paris where he became associated with scientists as G. Cuvier, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire and C. Dumeril. He was murdered in Sicily during a field excursion at the age of 38. The plates are drawn and engraved by F. Guimpel. Nissen ZBI, 3779..

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        Le Moine, traduit de l'anglais.

      Paris, Maradan, 1819.. 3 vols. 17,5x10,5 cm. 2 Bl., 247 S.; 2 Bl., 275 S.; 2 Bl., 303 S. Ldr.-Bd. der Zeit mit je 2 Rückenschildern, goldgepr. Rückenverzierung und Deckelfiletierung.. Matthew Gregory Lewis'(1775-1818) "The Monk" erschien anonym 1796, die erste französische Übersetzung 1797. - (Einbände berieben. Goldprägung bei Band 3 teils abgesplittert, gutes Exemplar).

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Naturgeschichte und Abbildungen der Vögel-Gattungen. Nach den neusten Systemen zum gemeinnützigen Gebrauche entworfen und mit Berücksichtigung für den Unterricht der Jugend bearbeitet. Nach der Natur und den vorzüglichsten Originialen gezeichnet von K(arl) J(akob) Brodtmann. Des Thierreichs zweiter Theil.

      Zürich, in Brodtmanns lithographischer Kunstanstalt. (1819)-1830.. in 2 Bänden. Folio. XXXVI S., 180 S.; lithografierter Titel, S. 181 - 445 , XIII S. Register. Mit lithographiertem Titel und 144 handkolorierten Lithographien. Halblederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln.. Nissen 825. - Wood 553: "Well illustrated work the illustrations by Brodtmann show many signs of originality This Zürich 1830 edtion must be quite rare, it is not listed in any of the larger catalogues accessible to the compiler." - Erste Ausgabe. - Seite XII/XIV der Einführung ausgerissen. Blatt 209/10 mit halbseitigem Textverlust. 10 Blatt der Einführung, die letzte Textseite und das Register mit grösserem Fleck am Unterrand. Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Alle Tafeln schwach fingerfleckig in den Ecken. Hier mit der häufig fehlenden Tafel 144 die erst später nachgeliefert wurde. Einige Tafeln gelockert. Einbände beschabt, Kanten und Ecken bestossen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Naturgeschichte in Bildern mit erläuterndem Text. 1. Lieferung [Säugetiere, LXXXIV Tafeln]; 2. Lieferung [Vögel, LXXII Tafeln]; 3. Lieferung [Amphibien, XXXVI Tafeln]; 4. Lieferung [Fische, CXLIV Tafeln]. 4 Bände (in 2 gebunden.).

      Düsseldorf, Lithographische Anstalt Arnz & Co, o.J. [1819-1824], 1. Aufl.. Private Halbleinenbände, marmorierte Deckel, gr-8°, Querformat, insgesamt 336 farbig kolorierte Tafeln, zahlreiche eingebundene, unpaginierte Textseiten; -Deckel stärker bestossen und berieben, Vorsätze mit Knicken, Innendeckel mit großflächigem Namenseintrag von alter Hand, einige Bleistiftkritzeleien von junger Hand, Abbildungen durchgehend sauber, Papier gebräunt und z.T. stockfleckig, 3 Seiten mit Randeinrissen, 1 Seite durchgerissen, vollständige Sammlung des beeindruckend illustrierten Werkes.. Strack [1781-1852] war 1814 Professor für Naturgeschichte und alte Sprachen am Gymnasium in Düsseldorf. 1817 kam als er Rektor nach Bremen. Er war Mitglied der hallischen und wetterauischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Atlas]
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        Opferstätte und Grabhügel der Germanen und Römer am Rhein, untersucht und dargestellt durch Dorow.

      Wiesbaden, Schellenberg, 1819 u. 1821.. 2 Hefte in 2 Bänden (alles Erschienene). 4°. XII S., 2 Bl., 66 S., 1 Bl. Mit einem lithogr. Frontispiz, 21 lithogr. Tafeln und 1 mehrfach gefalt. lithograph. Karte von Wiesbaden (44x36 cm) mit einer kleinen Ansicht in der re. unteren Ecke; X, 92 S., 1 Bl. Mit einer lithograph. Frontispiz und 18 lithograph. Tafeln. Moderne braune HLdr.-Bde. im Stil der Zeit mit Rückenschildern, Textband mit Ganzgoldschnitt.. Erstausgabe. - Lose beiliegend ein eigenhändiger und signierter Brief Dorows an Leopold von Ledebur, den Vorsteher der "Abteilung für Vaterländische Altertümer" am Neuen Museum, o.O. (Berlin), 12.04.1827. 1 Seite, Doppelblatt mit Adresse und schönem Ringsiegelabdruck. - Wilhelm Dorow (1790-1846) war Diplomat, Historiker und Archäologe. Während eines Kuraufenthalts in Wiesbaden widmete er sich Ausgrabungen und Forschungen zur Vorgeschichte dieses Gebiets. Seit 1819 Hofrat, wurde Dorow mit der zentralen Verwaltung der archäologischen Forschungen in den rheinisch-westfälischen Provinzen in Bonn betraut und war seit 1820 deren Direktor. Mit seiner Sammlung begründete er das Museum rheinisch-westfälischer Altertümer in Bonn. Er leitete in der Folgezeit Ausgrabungen in Neuwied und Rom (DBE Bd. 2, S.601). Die beiden Bände befassen sich mit Ausgrabungen in Wiesbaden und dessen Umgebung (Dotzheim, Kohlheck, Kloppenheim, Wildsachsen) sowie Bad Soden, Königsstein, Mainz mit den Vororten Bretzenheim, Zahlbach u. Mainz-Kastel, Hungen, Bassenheim bei Andernach, Trier sowie im Anhang mit einem Grab bei Azebrule in Frankreich. Das Frontispiz von Band 1 zeigt einen Opferaltar der Germanen, die anderen Tafeln z.T. mit Grundrissen der Grabungstätten, meist mit Abbildungen der Fundstücke. - (Einige Textseiten gebräunt, die Tafeln überwiegend sauber). - Beide Teile komplett sind auf dem Markt seit Jahren nahezu unauffindbar. Zusammen mit dem Brief Dorow's, ein Objekt von größter Seltenheit.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Histoire de la Monnaie : Depuis les temps de la plus haut antiquité, jusqu'au règne de Charlemagne

      Paris: Chez Mme veuve Agasse, 1819. Paris: Chez Mme veuve Agasse. Good with no dust jacket. 1819. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Discours Préliminaire (lxxx pages) is place at the beginning of the second book by error of the binder. Library stamps/marks/labels/slip, joints weak, random foxing, bookplate of book collector and scholar Monsigneur Joseph M Gleason on front paste-down. Solid hardcover. ; French language. Two volumes, bound as one, complete. Quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards and marbled edges, gilt spine decor and gilt lettering on spine label. Emma Lila Fundaburk, The History of Economic Thought & Analysis : A Selective International Bibliography : Volume I Development of Economic Thought and Analysis, 6090. The Economic Library of Jacob H Hollander, PhD, compiled by Elsie A G Marsh, 2728. "L'un des meilleurs ouvrages sur la monnaie. C'est par celui là qu'il faut commencer l'étude de tous les autres." - Jérome Adolphe Blanqui, Histoire de l'économie politique en Europe, 1845 3rd Ed, p 374.; Ex-Library; 283+lxxx,402 pages .

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        Lettre autographe signée

      Paris 1819 - In-4°, en-tête imprimé, 1 f. manuscrit au recto Intéressante lettre de Grimod de la Reynière au libraire Audot au sujet d'un Dictionnaire de cuisine qu'il rédige depuis plusieurs années "par suite d'un acte synallagmatique" conclu avec les libraires Capelle et Renand, et dont il annonce la parution dans le courant de l'année suivante. Ce Dictionnaire de cuisine était annoncé dans le Manuel des Amphitryons (p. 383) par les libraires en question "vers la Saint-Martin de 1808" (!). Provenance: ancienne collection Richard Monckton Milne, Baron Houghton (1809-1885) Vicaire 428 (au sujet de l'annonce de Capelle et Renand) Petites taches d'encre (imputables au signataire?)

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        MEMOIRS, ILLUSTRATIVE Of The LIFE And WRITINGS Of JOHN EVELYN, ESQ. F.R.S.

      Printed for Henry Colburn, and sold by John and Arthur Arch,, London: 1819 - Frontis in each volume; 9 other inserted plates (2 folding); Pedigree chart in Volume I. Per the NCBEL, "an improved text" over the first edition of 1818. Bindings: Fine. Text-blocks: VG (some foxing throughout). Modern tan quarter leather binding with blue paper boards. Marbled edges. 4to. 2nd edition (NCBEL II, 1581). 2 volumes (xxvii, 671, [1]; v, [3], 342, [2], 336 pp). Index in Volume II. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neue Instructionen für die königlich-preussischen Forst-Geometer und Forst-Taxatoren, durch Beispiele erklärt.

      Berlin: In Commission bey der Kummerischen Buchhandlung zu Leipzig 1819. Mit einem Karten-Schema und eine illuminirten Forst-Karte. X + 119 pp + 4 folded tables + (1) pp. Contemporary halfleather with gold on spine. Old name on inner frontboard

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Ansichten von Italien während einer Reise in den Jahren 1815 und 1816. - [2 Bände].

      Brockhaus 1819-1820, Leipzig - x, 358 Seiten, 1 Bl. Errata; x Seiten, 1 Bl. (Errata), 388 Seiten. Ppbde. der Zeit in Halbbandmanier, goldgeprägte Rückenschildchen, 16 cm. "Dinge, die von den meisten Reiseschreibern erzählt und wieder erzählt worden, glaubte er [der Verfasser] als bekannt voraussetzen, und gar nicht oder nur leicht berühren zu dürfen; dagegen hat er etwas umständlicher bei andern verweilt, die nicht minder anziehend, aber in Deutschland fast nie zur Sprache gebracht sind" (Vorwort). - Mit der gedruckten Widmung für Karl von der Gröben und Eduard Hufeland. - Kayser 2, 268; ADB 7, 397f. - Die Einbände berieben und bestoßen, Einbände und Schnitt gering fleckig, der vordere Spiegel des zweiten Bandes mit einem kleinen gedruckten Besitzvermerk der Zeit ("C. Turowsky), einige wenige Blätter vorne und hinten minimal randfleckig. Sonst und insgesamt gute, gepflegte Exemplare. 602 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        Essai sur la Composition des Machines. Seconde édition, revue, corrigée et considérablement augmentée.

      Paris, Bachelier, 1819. - in-4. 2ff. 184pp. 1f. 12pl. Demi veau, dos lisse orné (Reliure de l'époque dos refait). Seconde édition en partie originale de cet ouvrage sur le mouvement et sur les machines qui le communiquent, dont la première édition parut en 1808. "La nécessité d'une science qui s'occuperait spécifiquement de l'étude des mouvements indépendament des causes qui les produisent était vivement ressentie au début du XVIIIs. En effet il s'agissait de pouvoir expliquer le mouvement des machines, de plus en plus complexes, en les décomposant en sous-ensembles, c'est-à-dire qu'il s'agissait de créer une théorie des mécanismes. En 1794, la création de l'Ecole Polytechnique concrétisait dans l'enseignement la naissance de cette nouvelle discipline. En 1808 Lanz et Bétencourt publièrent "l'Essai sur la composition des Machines" " (Brossard). 13 planches dépliantes hors texte. Rousseurs générales. Dos de la reliure refait. Cf. Brossard, Mécanique Générale, 1994.

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Danske Egne. 5 (von 6) Hefte. (Kopenhagen, 1819-23). Mit 30 Aquatinta-Radierungen von Petersen meist nach O. Rawert. Qu.-4°. Interims-Brosch.-Hefte d. Zt.,

      1819 - Mit Ansichten von Lolland, Kopenhagen, Horsens, Apenrade, Roskilde, Odense, Aarhus desweiteren von Kiel wie 'Kiel fra Düsternbrock' (Klose/Martius 59a) und 'Slottet i Kiel'.- Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig im breiten weißen Außenrand. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        The Vision; or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise

      London: for Taylor and Hessey,, 1819. Translated by Henry Francis Cary. In Three Volumes. The Second Edition Corrected. With the Life of Dante, Additional Notes, and an Index. 3 volumes, octavo (224 × 134 mm). Original boards rebacked with the original spines laid down, printed paper labels to spines. Housed in a light brown cloth folding case. Early-20th century bookplate to each volume. Portions of the text block unopened. Boards a little rubbed and spotted, repairs to ends of toned spines, hinges starting, scattered spotting to contents. An very good copy. Second and preferred edition of Cary's greatly admired translation, an attractive set in the rare original boards. The first edition of 1814 "was printed in three sextodecimo volumes in such small type that it was almost unreadable" (ODNB). This second edition is much improved, published in octavo with larger type and numerous textual corrections, and the translation "still holds its place as a minor classic" (G. F. Cunningham, The "Divine comedy" in English: a critical bibliography, 2 vols., 1965–6).

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        An Analysis of the Egyptian Mythology. To which is subjoined, a Critical Examination of the Remains of Egyptian Chronology

      London, John and Arthur Arch, 1819 [first edition] - Octavo, [ii], xviii (first four leaves bound out of order), 428 (last page blank), [ii], 138, [2, including errata] pages plus 6 plates (including a hand-coloured frontispiece). Later (fairly pedestrian) half calf retaining early calf boards; both sections a little rubbed and bumped, with minor wear to the edges of the old section; early stamp of the King's Inns Library, Dublin on two pages (and one dated 1956 on the front pastedown); foxing to the first and last (blank) leaves, together with the plates and adjacent leaves; essentially a very good copy. James Cowles Prichard (1786-1848), physician and ethnologist: 'As an investigator into both mental sciences and anthropology, Prichard ranks very high. Had he not divided his energies between the two subjects, he would doubtless have achieved results in one of them that would have entitled him to a place among the greatest of men of science'. In this work 'he traced the early connection between the Hindus and the Egyptians, and made public his hieroglyphic alphabet' (DNB). Enlarged editions of the work were published in 1823 and 1838; all editions appear to be scarce. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        Reverse-painted 18th or early 19th century portrait of Thomas Jefferson

      Half-length portrait of Thomas Jefferson, three-quarter image facing to his left, pillar in the background. Reverse-painted on 3.75î x 5.25î sheet of glass; diagonal crack from upper left to almost mid-right passes through Jeffersonís forehead. Light brown streak marks at lower edge. In 6.75î x 8.25î wooden frame. Very good condition.

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        Annals of the Coinage of Britain and its Dependencies, from the earliest period of authentick history to the end of the fifth year of the reign of his present Majesty King George III, in 6 volumes

      Published by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, London 1819 - , vol 1. xlviii, 421 pages with publisher's catalogue at rear, 2 fold-out tables, vol 2. 487 pages, vol 3. 487 pages, vol 4. 506 pages with publisher's catalogue at rear, vol 5. 382 pages followed by appendix, index and errata at rear, vol 6. contains fol Second edition , volume 5 front hinge and lower rear joint cracked with backstrip peeling away at tail, spine repaired along front gutter, volumes 1-4 and 6 rebacked with old backstrip laid over new, new endpapers, all show a degree of wear to corners, all internally , half green calf and green textured cloth, gilt titles and rules to spine, all edges speckled Octavo, 22 x 14 cm, 28 x 22 cm (volume 6) Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The Cenci. A tragedy, in five acts."

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

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        MEMOIRS, ILLUSTRATIVE Of The LIFE And WRITINGS Of JOHN EVELYN, ESQ. F.R.S

      London:: Printed for Henry Colburn, and sold by John and Arthur Arch,. 1819.. 4to. 2nd edition (NCBEL II, 1581). 2 volumes (xxvii, 671, [1]; v, [3], 342, [2], 336 pp). Index in Volume II.. Modern tan quarter leather binding with blue paper boards. Marbled edges.. Bindings: Fine. Text-blocks: VG (some foxing throughout).. Per the NCBEL, "an improved text" over the first edition of 1818. . Frontis in each volume; 9 other inserted plates (2 folding); Pedigree chart in Volume I.

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        Travels in England, France, Spain and the Barbary States in the years 1813-14 and 15

      Kirk and Mercein, 1819. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 21 x 14 cm.. With engraved portrait frontis of the author, vi, (1) Errata, 431 pages, xlvii Appendix. Plates include: full page engraved view of Algiers, folding plate of engraving of The Fortress of Goletta near Tunis, full page engraving of Merchant Slave & Arab, and full page engraving of Abdallah American Drogaman. Foxing. The blank preceding frontispiece has two signatures and a clipping of some bookseller's listing: Daniel [?]i[?] Jr. 1820. The book is complete and has a very attractive modern full leather binding. Noah served as U.S. Consul to Tunis and was the first American Jew to receive an overseas diplomatic assignment. Descriptions of daily life and social customs of the Muslims and Jews comprise a valuable window into the intrigues of that historical time. Noah (1785-1851) was a lawyer, playwright, and journalist. He was born in Philadelphia of Portuguese-Jewish ancestry. "In 1813 [he] was appointed consul to Tunis, with a special mission to Algers. He was instructed to negotiate for the release of some Americans held as prisoners by the Algerine pirates. On May 23, 1813, he sailed from Charleston, but his vessel being captured by the British, he was taken to England and detained two months. In October he arrived in Cadiz, where he contracted with Richard R. Keene, an American who had become a Spanish subject, to effect the release of the twelve Americans After being detained in France and Spain for more than a year, Noah finally arrived in Tunis. On July 30, 1815, he received a letter from James Monroe, secretary of state, revoking his commission and hinting at irregularities in his accounts. Monroe's treatment of Noah was never satisfactorily explained, though his association with Keene, who had been accused of treason, was doubtless detrimental. In January 1817, however, Noah received a letter from the Department of State which vindicated his conduct and returned several thousand dollars due him in the enterprise which resulted in the release of the American captives" (DAB). Rosenbach 205; American Travellers Abroad, N17

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        An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain Respecting the United States of America [ Part 1 - all Published] - Containing an Historical Outline of Their Meritsand Wrongs As Colonies and Strictures Upon the Calumnies of the British Writers

      "Philadelphia; Mitchell, Ames & Wright" "Philadelphia; Mitchell, Ames & Wright", 1819. 1st Edition. "Subjects: Slavery --United States. Public opinion --Great Britain. United States --History --Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775." Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a contrasting Morocco gilt-blocked label. An uncommonly good example; of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        The Adventures of Gil Blas De Santillane(3 Vols.)

      Thomas McLean et al., London 1819 - A very solid, well-preserved example of this 1819 Tobias Smollett translation, complete in 3 volumes. Handsomely bound in an early 20th century 3/4 wine-red leather, with bright gilt-lettering and fine-tooled gilt-detail to the compartments. Also includes 15 lovely hand-colored engravings "from drawings designed expressly for this edition". Each volume clean and VG+, with very light, subtle wear along the bottom edges. Octavos, over 1,150 pgs. all told. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Baudouin Freres, [Paris 1819 - Sixteen engraved plates bound in one octavo volume. Contemporary dark red quarter leather and ribbon-embossed cloth boards, marbled endpapers, and gilt lettered directly on the spine: "Revolution." Moderate wear to the board edges and corners, very good. Sixteen beautifully engraved plates by Francois-Louis Couche, depicting the important events of the French revolution. A unique custom bound volume of untitled plates, as the scenes depicted had become famous when they were printed in Paris, circa 1819, most likely by the publisher Baudouin Freres. Very scarce. The British Library has one custom bound volume of plates from this series with the manuscript title: "Collection des Memoires de la Revolution." Scenes depicted include the Tennis Court Oath, leaders of the revolution delivering speeches before the National Assembly, scenes of military action against crowds in Paris, and other iconic events. The engravings range in size from about 3" x 2" to 3.75" x 2.25". All sixteen are finely detailed and printed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "The Cenci. A tragedy, in five acts."

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

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        GEOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES ON THE WESTERN COUNTRY: DESIGNED FOR EMIGRANTS AND SETTLERS: BEING THE RESULT OF EXTENSIVE RESEARCHES AND REMARKS...A PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF THE UNSOLD PUBLIC LANDS...A LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL ROADS

      Cincinnati: Looker, Reynolds & Co., 1819. ...[312 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...ORIGINAL CALF LEATHER BINDING. Title has faded on spine..."AUTHOR WAS EMPLOYED BY MORE THAN 1300 PEOPLE DESIROUS OF REMOVING TO THE WEST TO SELECT AND PURCHASE FOR THEM...A LARGE TRACT OF LAND"...HE JOURNEYED THROUGH OHIO, KENTUCKY, INDIANA, ALABAMA , MICHIGAN, ETC...Includes a page of "Corrections and Additions"...Moderate foxing and toning ...Top hinge cracked but holding nicely...Normal wear and tear to an early American leather book OTHERWISE A NICE COPY OF A SCARCE ITEM...HOWES D50.... First Edition.. Full-Leather. Very Good. 12mo.

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        Peter Puzzle-All's New and Improved Riddle Book, or Amusing Companion... Containing Some of the Best Enigmas, Charades, Rebusses, Anagrams, Conundrum, &c

      London: Dean and Munday. 1819. First printing. Paperback. Near Fine. 1819 Original printed wraps, 12mo, 35pp. With great folding hand colored frontispiece. Excellent condition with minor age toning. Rare with no copies on OCLC.

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        LAWS AND ACTS OF THE UNITED STATES, PRINTED BY AUTHORITY [with] ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FOURTEENTH CONGRESS

      Philadelphia various publishers 1796-1807, 1819 - 13 volumes. First authorized editions; from the library of England's Foreign Office. 8vo, contemporary tan calf, rebacked at an early date, with red morocco title pieces and session labels placed between gilt lined panels of spine. Internally quite crisp and nice, though the bindings are with some chipping and wear due to age. RARE. WITH A VERY EARLY PRINTING OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. Early collections of American political and diplomatic acts are especially scarce. Beginning with an early printing of the Constitution and the first acts of the first Congress of the United States, this very important and rare set of books includes the original Treaties and Laws from 1778 and "Acts Passed at the First Session of the First Congress". Subsequent Acts of Congress and the Presidents including the mapping of the territories the provision for the Lewis and Clark expedition, the authorizations for purchases of land that would eventually make up the country, the provisions for war and the foreign treaties (including Indian treaties) are also included. Subsequent volumes carry the printing through to 1819. Each volume is stamped FOREIGN OFFICE on the upper cover and title page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Liebe auf Erden. Mein Wunsch und meine Hoffnung. Von Stilling dem Zweiten.

      Hennings, Erfurt und Gotha 1819 - Kl.-8vo. Mit 1 gest. Frontispiz v. Meno Haas. 1 Bl., VIII, 230 S., 1 w. Bl. Grünes Ldr. d. Zeit m. reicher floraler Goldpräg. auf Deckeln u. Rücken. Rundumgoldschnitt. Goedeke VII, 292,7. ADB 40,113. - Erste Ausgabe. - Vogel (1771-1840) war Mediziner in Thüringen u. betätigte sich literarisch unter dem Pseudonym Stillings, ". um meine Schrift geradezu in das ihr zunächst bestimmte Publikum hinzuleiten" (Vorwort). Gewidmet Franz Horn. - Einband minimal berieben. Durchgängig leicht gebräunt. Lederfärbung auf Ränder d. Vorsätze und einiger Bl. vorn u. hinten durchschlagend. Ein sehr dekorativer Band in guter Erhaltung. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Elements of Anglo-Saxon Grammar: to which are added A Praxis and Vocabulary

      Leeds: Printed by Benjamin Dewhirst, and sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown...[et al], 1819. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, 191 x 103 mms., pp. 84, original pink boards, uncut; spine defective, with lower portion missing and cords exposed. Sisson also wrote a Historic Sketch of the Parish Church, Wakefield. The present book was published when he was at Clare College, Cambridge, and in the preface he notes that it is "compiled with a view of offering to the Public, in a compressed Form, the principal Parts of Dr. Hickes's Anglo-Sxaon Grammar, a Book now seldom to be met with." The reference is to George Hickes's Institutiones Grammaticae Anglo-Saxonicae et Moeso-Goethicae (1689).

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        THE VAMPYRE; A TALE

      London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones,. 1819. original unprinted drab paper wrappers, all edges untrimmed.. Spine panel mostly perished, an excellent, clean, unrestored copy. In. custom felt-lined cloth folder and quarter green morocco slipcase.. (#50503). First edition, first printing. The fourth of five issues, the second with the Sherwood, Neely, and Jones imprint (title and half title leaves reset to remove Byron's name). Polidori's story was published in the 1 April 1819 number of the NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE as "The Vampyre; a Tale by Lord Byron." When "The Vampyre" was being set in type by J. Gillet in March 1819 for the magazine appearance, editor Henry Colburn made arrangements to publish the story in book form. Shortly before commission of his ill- advised deception on 1 April - knowingly attributing Polidori's tale to Byron - Colburn turned over the sheets of the book as set up by Gillet to another London publisher, Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, in time for them to enter it at Stationer's Hall on 27 March. Colburn retained his own title leaves but the rest of the book was left intact. For the first of the Sherwood, Neely, and Jones issues, title leaves were printed attributing the story to "The Right Honourable Lord Byron" with Polidori's name omitted. This fabrication was quickly suppressed and a second issue was produced with Byron's name omitted and no attribution of authorship on the title page. A single copy of the first state of the book with the Colburn imprint and the attribution "Related by Lord Byron to Dr. Polidori" is known to have survived (present location not known, offered for sale by Serendipity Books in the 1990s); only two copies of the second are recorded (CLO; BL). Only one copy of Sherwood, Neely, and Jones's first issue appears to have survived (BL); this second issue is more common and was the one widely distributed for review. "Generally recognized as the first vampire story in English literature, Polidori's novella is the forerunner of the sophisticated vampirism of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu's 'Carmilla,' Bram Stoker's DRACULA, and in the twentieth century, Anne Rice's INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 1-304. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, pp. 147-48. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 1- 79. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1323. Carter, The Vampire in Literature, pp. 23-5. Cox, The Transylvanian Library 1. Frost, The Monster with a Thousand Faces, pp. 38-9. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 328-29. Summers, A Gothic Bibliography, pp. 542-43. Bleiler (1978), p. 159. Reginald 11798. Wolff 5577. Wise, II, pp. 71-2. Viets III.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, Salem, Dec. 11, 1819. To William Tudor

      1819. Story Seeks an Appointment Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. Autograph Letter Signed, Salem, Dec. 11, 1819. To William Tudor. One page, quarto. With conjugate address leaf addressed to William Tudor Esq / Boston / Mass. Docketed by the recipient. Folded, a bit foxed, but very good with the original wax seal. * Story responds to a request for a recommendation to serve as commissioner of bankruptcy for Massachusetts under a new national law still pending in Congress. As an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1811-1845), Story was solicited by office seekers all too frequently, as he intimates in this letter. William Tudor (1779-1830), son of William Tudor (1750-1819), a prominent Boston attorney, was an important figure in the Boston Athenaeum. It was he who is said to have christened Boston "The Athens of America." His father has served as Massachusetts Commissioner of Bankruptcy alongside John Quincy Adams in 1801-1802. Perhaps his son felt entitled to replace him, especially if he was (unlikely) still in office at the time of his death on July 18, 1819. In any case Story obliges him with "a recommendatory letter (not present) as you wished." He continues, "You are doubtlessly aware that the bill before Congress provides for the appointment of the Commissioners by the judges of the courts of the US States & not by the President. It is only proper, in the event of this clause being struck out of the bill, to transmit the recommendation to the President. I wish too, in order to prevent my being annoyed with a flood of applications, which I cannot yield to, that you would not communicate the fact of my signature more extensively than may be necessary for your own advantage. With my best wishes for your success... Your obliged friend and servant, Joseph Story." A national bankruptcy law was high on Story's agenda throughout his career, as it was for many others. The Bankruptcy Act of 1800, repealed in 1803, left the nation without a Federal law until 1841. Bills were put forward from time to time with no result. The situation became critical when Bushrod Washington declared the State of Pennsylvania's insolvency law unconstitutional and John Marshall struck down the New York State law, in 1815 and 1819 respectively. A number of bills went before Congress between 1818 and 1822; this may have been the bill that

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        Metodo Pratico Per La Pulizia, Conservazione, E Cura Dei Denti Guasti

      Siena - Onorato Porri, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce work on dental carewith a focus on children, aimed at parents and directors of colleges and monasteries. In Italian. By Giovanni Pompeo Grifoni, a pharmacist and dentist from Sienna. Condition: Rebound in paper wraps. Externally, generally smart. Internally, six pages detached but present; collated complete. Generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Kleine Geschichten für die Kinderstube erzählt. Ein Hülfsbuch für Mütter u. Erzieherinnen.

      Amelang,, Berlin, 1819 - Berlin, Amelang, 1819. 8". IV, 235 S. Mit 7 kolorierten Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit. Vgl. Doderer III, 814 (für die Erstausgabe von 1818). - Zweite Ausgabe dieses hübschen Lesebüchleins mit kurzweiligen Geschichten vom Berliner Theologe, Pädagoge und Jugendschriftsteller Friedrich Philipp Wilmsen (1770-1831) verfasst. - Mit verblasstem Stempel. Papier durchgehend zu Beginn stärker stockfleckig. Vorsatz und ein Blatt mit Farbstiftanstreichungen. Einband berieben und bestossen. Rücken mit Materialverlust. Gelenke angeplatzt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Account of All the Gaols, Houses of Corrections or Penitentiaries, in the United Kingdom . . . As Far As Relates to Ireland. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 March 1819. Folio

      N.p. London 1819 - Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, the fore-margins cut close, but the sense preserved, else a very good copy, 21 pages; no copy in OCLC in the USA Arranged by county, reporting particulars for over ninety institutions, including number of prisoners, their gender and whether under or over seventeen, whether debtor or criminal, and the allowances of food, money, and clothing, inter alia [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Spanish America; or a Descriptive, Historical, and Geographical Account of the Dominions of Spain in the Western Hemisphere, Continental & Insular.

      Philadelphia: Abraham Small, 1819.. XX, [21]-482 pp. + adv. [2 pp]. 8vo. Rebacked in style with tan paper spine over original blue-gray paper covered boards. First American edition. Illus. with a map and color engraving (both folding). Sabin 6333. Palau 32836. Spain & Spanish America I: 100. Lowndes I: 235. Larned 3909. Hill p. 53. "Illustrated by a Map of North and South America, and the West India Islands; and an Engraving, Representing the Comparative Altitudes of the Mountains of those Regions." Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1791-1847), an officer of the British army, "compiled his work with considerable care from the writings of Humboldt, and from the standard early Spanish books upon the American colonies. His volumes present a very useful summary of the condition of old Spanish America at the time when the several colonies began their career as independent states, " (Larned, p. 443). This first American edition in one volume was preceded in 1818 by the English two volume edition. A very good copy, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, small marginal tear to map expertly repaired.

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        Le Champ-d'Asile, tableau topographique et historique du Texas. Seconde édition augmentée (.).

      - Paris, Ladvocat, 1819. In-8, demi-veau acajou de l'époque, dos lisse orné d'un riche décor de compartiments dorés à la grotesque, xvi, 247 p., qqs rousseurs, grande carte dépliante hors texte. Seconde édition publiée l’année de l’originale, augmentée de la grande carte et des descriptions de "Tombechbé" (Tombigbee river) et du "canton de Marengo". L’une des principales sources contemporaines pour l’histoire de la colonie française fondée au Texas en 1819, par cent vingt officiers bonapartistes. Louis-François Lallemand participa aux campagnes de la Révolution et de l'Empire. Nommé général, il combattit à Waterloo et rejoignit Napoléon lors des Cent Jours. Condamné à mort par contumace, il s'exila aux Etats-Unis en 1816 avec son frère et une poignée d'anciens de la Grande Armée pour fonder une colonie républicaine, le "Champ d'Asile", dans un district inhabité sur le golfe du Mexique. Placée sur un territoire réclamé par les Espagnols, la colonie dût être déplacée en Alabama et devint "l'État de Marengo". Faute de ressources suffisantes, l’expérience se solda par un échec. La carte, de bonne qualité, imprimée sur papier fort, représente le Golfe du Mexique, le Texas et la côte ouest de la Floride, avec l’emplacement de la colonie française, des missions, des tributs indiennes, reliefs, fleuves, etc. L’ouvrage est cité comme l’un des premiers possédant le mot "Texas" dans le titre. « One of the principal sources for the history of the French colony of Napoleonic exiles in Texas » (Fifty Texas Rarities, n°6). (Howes, L329. Leclerc, II, 3322. Sabin, 40913. Streeter, 'Texas', 1072). Restauration à la carte, sans manque. Bon exemplaire, bien relié à l'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE FLY MAKER'S HAND-BOOK. BY AN ANGLER.

      Liverpool Printing and Stationery Co. Ltd. - (c1880) ND(c1886) later edn. 16mo. 9 coloured plates of flies & materials, decorated cloth gilt. Rather used - see below. * The fly-maker's hand-book, illustrated with coloured plates representing upwards of fifty of the most useful artificial flies for trout and grayling fishing. By an angler. * The first leaf (Half-title page) is loose. The second leaf (An advertisement for Henry Whitty's catalogue of fly making materials) is bound in at an angle - a binder's fault. The remainder has significant foxing and signs of use and a little staining but this is still a reasonable copy of a very scarce item. Published by Henry Whitty at Edmondson's Anglers' Depot, 15, Basnett Street, Liverpool. Edmondson's was established in 1819 so presumably Whitty was the current owner or manager. This is the first issue of this edition, with references to Hutchinson's hooks on the second page of the preface, and to Edmondson as a supplier on p.11. Later issues have Allcocks inserted instead. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Danske Folkesagn.

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

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

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

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        EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO D QUIJOTE DE LA MANCHA

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

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

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

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

      London: Printed for A. Dry, 1819. Hardcover. Fine. Eight parts in three large quarto volumes. Text watermarked 1811-1817. Contemporary binding of full English crimson straight-grained morocco. Spines in five compartments, intricately tooled in gilt; Boards similarly tooled as well as edges. In addition, Volume III has the arms of Trinity College, Dublin, blocked upon the boards in gilt and with a bookplate within inscribed to Thomas Barry dated 1820 and signed by Bas[il] Lloyd on behalf of the College and Senior Students. Marbled paper endpapers. With 100 fine handcolored aquatint plates by Sutherland, Bennett, Reeve, Baily and Havell after Samuel, Stephanoff, Cattermole, Wild and Westall. Aside from a few pin-sized, barely visible wormholes, this is an absolutely superb set. The contemporary binding is bright with only traces of rubbing at edges; the plates likewise fine and bright, with occasional light offsetting to facing text pages. It would be hard--perhaps impossible--to find a nicer set. Tooley 389. Abbery Scenery 396. Prideaux 348. British Coloured Books, 78.

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