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        Narrative of a Journey into Persia, in the Suite of the Imperial Russian Embassy, in the Year 1817.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1819 - Octavo (215 × 135 mm). Recent half calf on marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments, red morocco label. Embossed library stamp to the title page only, mild browning, else a very good, clean copy. Uncoloured aquatint frontispiece "with a basis in line and stipple" (Abbey) and 4 uncoloured aquatint plates. First edition in English. Kotzebue, son of the playwright August von Kotzebue and a captain on the staff of the Russian army, travelled to Persia in 1817 as part of a Russian embassy to the encampment of Fatih Ali Shah. On its publication by his father this journal was extremely well received, being read with "keen interest" by Goethe who had recently published his Orientalist West-östlicher Divan. Abbey Travel 390. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sämmtliche Schriften. 15 Bände.

      - Stuttgart u. Tübingen, Cotta, 1819-26. 8vo. Zus. über 5600 S. Mit 1 gestochenen Notentafel u. 5 gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln. Marmorierte Pappbände d. Zeit, Band 1 u. 11 ähnlich nachgebunden (berieben u. bestoßen, Ecken meist nachgefärbt). Erste, noch von Pestalozzi selbst besorgte Werkausgabe. - Enthält u.a. im Erstdruck die dritte Fassung von Lienhard und Gertrud, die Ansichten über Industrie, Erziehung und Politik, die Rede in Langenthal und Pestalozzis Schwanengesang. Mit einem 48seitigen Subskribentenverzeichnis. - In Band 10 4 Bl. mit einem Dialog zwischen einem Lehrer und einer Person namens Mehlberg in späterer Handschrift eingebunden. - Israel I,51,1. - Stockfleckig u. gebräunt. In einem Band mehrere leichte Verfärbungen durch ehemals eingelegte Pflanzen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Case of the Trustees of Dartmouth College. [1819].

      1819 - First Report of the Landmark Dartmouth College Case [Trial]. [Dartmouth College Case]. Farrar, Timothy [1788-1874], Reporter. Report of the Case of the Trustees of Dartmouth College Against William H. Woodward: Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of Judicature of the State of New-Hampshire, November 1817. And on Error in the Supreme Court of the United States, February 1819. Portsmouth [NH]: Published by John W. Forster and West, Richardson, And Lord, Boston, [1819]. [iv], 406 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5"). Recent period-style calf, blind fillets to boards, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to text, somewhat darker around margins, very faint dampstaining in a few places, light foxing to a few leaves. Small early owner signature to head of title page, brief early annotations to margins in a few places, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Two tiny instamps to foot of p. [iii]. A handsome copy. * Farrar's is the first published report of the landmark case involving the contract rights of corporations. With all the material related to the case, including the arguments of Webster and Wirt and the opinions of Chief Justice Marshall and Justices Story and Washington, and an appendix containing the texts of related documents. The New Hampshire legislature passed a bill in 1816 that revoked Dartmouth College's original charter and converted the college from a private to a state institution. The college challenged the constitutionality of this act in the New Hampshire Supreme Court without success, but the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the state's decision in a landmark opinion based on the contract clause of the Constitution (Article I, Section 10). "By construing the contract clause as a means of protecting corporate charters from state interventions, Marshall derived a significant limitation on state authority. As a result, various forms of private economic and social activity would enjoy security from state regulatory policy. Marshall thus encouraged, through constitutional sanction, the emergence of the relatively unregulated private, autonomous economic actor as the major participant in a liberal political economy that served the commonwealth by promoting enlightened self interest": Alfred F. Konefsky, "Dartmouth College v. Woodward" in Hall, The Oxford Compa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Panorama von Muenden.

      - Lithographie im Plattenton v. Dr. Robert Geissler ( 1819 - 1893 ) b. Hans Augustin, Münden, 1877, 30 x 50 cm Schöne Ansicht aus halber Vogelschau auf die Stadt. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        [Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Ju^-hen

      1819. Fine. (HOKUSAI MANGA) Katsushika I-itsu [Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Ju^- hen. Edo: Kadomaruya, Bunsei 2 [1819]. 22.7 x 16.0 cm. String-bound Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. Original covers with brushed title. Though Nagoya-based Eirakuya To^shiro^ editions of the MANGA are quite common, the Edo issues by Kadomaruya are quite unusual. In addition, this is, of course, an early issue of volume ten, a book usually seen in late Edo-era, early Meiji versions. Volume ten concluded the series in its first iteration. With an 8 page Kadomaruya advertisement bound in at the back. The printing is good, at first glance it seems light, even worn but examination under a lens reveals fine detail soon lost in later printings. A bit of internal and external soiling and rubbing, there is significant worming and some rubbing damage beyond mere thumbing, BUT, such early issues as this have utterly disappeared from the marketplace and are highly prized.

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        The Farmer's Lawyer: Containing the Whole Law, In Regard to.

      1819 - Rare 1819 English Legal Manual for Farmers Williams, Thomas Walter [1763-1833]. The Farmer's Lawyer: Containing the Whole Law, In Regard to Agricultural Possessions, Properties and Pursuits: Shewing the Relative Rights and Interests of Landlords and Tenants, Their Liabilities and Obligations, Privileges and Immunities, And Protection Against Trespasses, And Other Wrongs. With the Tenures, And Local Usages, As to the Letting of Lands, In the Respective Counties: And Approved Precedents, Or Forms for Leases, Of Every Description. London: Printed by J. and C. Adlard for Sir Richard Phillips, 1819. [iv], viii, 304, [4] pp. Four-page publisher catalogues at beginning and end of text. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-3/4"). Original boards, contrasting backstrip with printed paper title label, deckle edges. Moderate rubbing and light soiling, spine ends and corners bumped and somewhat worn, a few minor stains to boards, joints just starting at ends. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to some leaves. Early owner signature to front pastedown, brief annotations in pencil to a few leaves. A very good copy of a rare title. * Only edition. Williams was a barrister of the Inner Temple and was called to the bar, but he didn't have success as a pleader. He was known instead for his writings. In addition to a law dictionary, he wrote manuals for laymen and justices of the peace, compiled abridgments and digests and edited an edition of William Sheppard's Precedent of Precedents. His Farmer's Lawyer is a rare title; OCLC locates 5 copies, 2 in North America (University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:384. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Picturesque Tour along the Rhine, from Mentz to Cologne With Illustrations of the Scenes of Remarkable events, and of Popular Traditions. Translated from the German by John BLACK.

      Fol., XOV, 178 S., mit 24 altkolor. Aquatintaradierungen nach Aquarellen von Christian Georg SCHÜTZ d. J., gestochen v. T. Sutherland u. D. Havell sowie zweifach gefalt., grenzkolor. Kupferstich-Karte, zeitgenöss. Lederbd. m. Rückenvergldg. u. Blindpräg., goldgepr. Bordüre sowie Kantenvergoldg., dreiseitig marmor. Schnitt, Ecken u. Kanten berieben, vord. Außengelenk eingerissen, der Buchblock vollkommen stabil, Papier wie stets leicht gebr., unser Expl. nur vereinzelt an den Rändern stockfleckig. Abbey, Travel 217 Graesse III, 59 Thieme/Becker 30/31. Erste englische Ausgabe, zugleich erste illustrierte Ausgabe des 1819 in Wiesbaden erschienenen Werkes. Die prachtvollen Aquatintas mit romantischen Rheinansichten für Reisende aus dem englischen Hochadel schmücken "das wohl berühmteste Prachtwerk der beginnenden Rheinromantik" (vgl. Schmitt, Die illustr. Rhein-Beschreibungen). Die Tafeln zeigen Mainz, Biberich, Johannesberg, Bingen, Boppard, Braubach, Fürstenberg, Bacharach, Oberwesel, Koblenz, Liebenstein, Hammerstein, Köln, u. a. - Christian Georg Schütz d. J. (1758-1823), Neffe des berühmten Malers Christian Georg Schütz d. Ä. Anfangs orientierte er sich nach dem Vorbild seines Onkels an der idealisierten Rheinlandschaft, entwickelte seinen Stil aber weiter zur Darstellung der romantischen Landschaft des 19. Jahrhunderts. Berühmt wurde er als Maler, Radierer und Zeichner von Landschaftsmotiven und Stadtansichten. Er hatte großen Einfluss auf die Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts stark anwachsende, englische illustrierte Reiseliteratur. Viele seiner Arbeiten wurden in illustrierten Reisebeschreibungen abgebildet. Er selbst bereiste den Rhein mehrmals, 1818-1819 enstanden im Auftrag des Diplomaten u. Verlegers Johann Isaak Frhr. v. Gerning (1767-1837) die 24 Aquarelle als Illustrationsvorlagen zu dessen Rheinwerk.

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        The Farmer's Lawyer: Containing the Whole Law, In Regard to...

      1819. Rare 1819 English Legal Manual for Farmers Williams, Thomas Walter [1763-1833]. The Farmer's Lawyer: Containing the Whole Law, In Regard to Agricultural Possessions, Properties and Pursuits: Shewing the Relative Rights and Interests of Landlords and Tenants, Their Liabilities and Obligations, Privileges and Immunities, And Protection Against Trespasses, And Other Wrongs. With the Tenures, And Local Usages, As to the Letting of Lands, In the Respective Counties: And Approved Precedents, Or Forms for Leases, Of Every Description. London: Printed by J. and C. Adlard for Sir Richard Phillips, 1819. [iv], viii, 304, [4] pp. Four-page publisher catalogues at beginning and end of text. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-3/4"). Original boards, contrasting backstrip with printed paper title label, deckle edges. Moderate rubbing and light soiling, spine ends and corners bumped and somewhat worn, a few minor stains to boards, joints just starting at ends. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to some leaves. Early owner signature to front pastedown, brief annotations in pencil to a few leaves. A very good copy of a rare title. * Only edition. Williams was a barrister of the Inner Temple and was called to the bar, but he didn't have success as a pleader. He was known instead for his writings. In addition to a law dictionary, he wrote manuals for laymen and justices of the peace, compiled abridgments and digests and edited an edition of William Sheppard's Precedent of Precedents. His Farmer's Lawyer is a rare title; OCLC locates 5 copies, 2 in North America (University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:384.

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        Richesses ornithologiques du Midi de la France, ou Description méthodique de tous les oiseaux observés en Provence et dans les départements circonvoisins, par MM. J.-B. Jaubert et Barthélemy-Lapommeraye.

      Quarto. 547 pages with 20 coloured plates. Beautiful, original halfleather binding by J. Quinton in Norwich - with gilt lettering on spine. [Reliure de l'epoque]. Excellent, firm condition with only minor signs of external wear. / Tres bon etat. Some mild signs of foxing. Wonderful provenance From the library of eminent british ornthologist John Henry Guerney with his small library supralibro on front and rear cover "John Henry Guerney" and a subsequent Exlibris of Henry Richard Gurney of Heggatt Hall to front pastedown. / Avec 21 planches lithographiées et coloriées à la main à l'aquarelle, représentent : Vautour, Aigle Ste Victoire, Aigle Botta, Aigle Bonneli, Faucon Lanier, Faucon Eléonore, Bouvreuil Cramoisi, Bruant Auréole, Bruant Mitilène, Bruant Rustique, Bruant Couronné, Gobe-Mouche, Merle blafard, Turdus, Areocinecla, Becfin, Bergeronnette, Pipit, Hirundo, Hirondelle de mer, Cygne de Bewick / [Anker 230 Nissen, IVB 475 Wood 406] John Henry Gurney (4 July 1819 20 April 1890) was an English banker, amateur ornithologist, and Liberal Party politician of the Gurney family. Gurney was the only son of Joseph John Gurney of Earlham Hall, Norwich, Norfolk. At the age of ten he was sent to a private tutor at Leytonstone near the Epping Forest, where he met Henry Doubleday, and commenced his first natural history collection. From there he moved to the Friends' School at Tottenham, and whilst there met William Yarrell. At the age of seventeen he joined the family's banking business in Norwich. Gurney published a number of articles in The Zoologist on the birds of Norfolk. He also commenced a collection of birds of prey. In 1864 he published Part I. of his Descriptive Catalogue of this collection, and in 1872 he edited The Birds of Damara Land from the notes of his friend Charles John Andersson. Between 1875 and 1882 he produced a series of notes in The Ibis on the first volume of the Catalogue of Birds in the British Museum, and in 1884 brought out a List of Diurnal Birds of Prey, with References and Annotations. The archives of Cambridge University Museum of Zoology contains five volumes of correspondence between Alfred Newton and Gurney, who was a founding member of the Norfolk Naturalists Trust. For the last twenty years of his life he resided at the family's home at Northrepps, near Cromer. His son, John Henry Gurney Jr., was also an ornithologist, and his great great grandson, Henry Richard Gurney of Heggatt Hall has continued the family tradition. The southern African race of the black-necked grebe, Podiceps nigricollis gurneyi, was named by South African zoologist and author Austin Roberts in 1919 in honour of the father and son. John Henry Gurney Jr.'s daughter Agatha Gurney (18811937) married Sir Edward Ruggles-Brise, 1st Baronet. (Wikipedia) ________________ John Henry Gurney Jr. (1848-1922), was British ornithologist, son of John Henry Gurney Sr. and member of the Gurney family. Works: Rambles of a naturalist in Egypt & other countries (1876) / The House Sparrow (1885) / The Gannet: a Bird with a History (1913) / Early annals of ornithology (1921) / (Wikipedia)

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        The History Of The Rebellion And Civil Wars In England. To which is added, an Historical View of the Affairs in Ireland.

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1819 - 6 volumes, octavo (213 x 130 mm). Contemporary polished calf, spines gilt in compartments, twin red and maroon morocco labels, 3-line blind frames enclosing gilt supralibros of the Hulme bequest to covers, marbled edges. Cowper Hall book labels to front pastedowns, ownership inscription "E. N. Bownas, Aug. 21st 1947" to front pastedowns or free endpapers. A few very mild scuffs to covers, small chip to fore edge of vol. 2 rear board, light spotting to endleaves and very occasionally to text-leaves, mainly in the margins, newspaper clippings tipped to vol. 1 front pastedown relating to the sale of the contents of Carleton Hall in 1947, sheet of thick paper pasted over the free endpaper, these flaws minor: an excellent, bright set. A very pleasing library set of Clarendon's History, which was "the most sophisticated and finely balanced history yet written in English" (ODNB) when first published in Oxford in 1702-3, and remained a staple of all libraries for long after. This set was in the library of the Carleton-Cowper family at Carleton Hall, near Penrith, Cumbria: the house and its contents were auctioned off by Major G. T. M. Carleton Cowper in 1947, and the building is now occupied by the Cumbria Constabulary.

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        Report of the committee of the Society of Arts, &c. together with the approved communications and evidence upon the same, relative to the mode of preventing the forgery of bank notes.

      royal 8vo., 6 engraved plates, of which one folding, (4) + 59 + (1) + 57*-59* + (1) + (61)-72pp., complete with the half-title, small 19th century stamp of the London Institution on blank margin of title, in a fine old-style binding of half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands and label. A fine copy and, unusually for this book, completely free of foxing.Publisher: London: sold by the housekeeper, at the Society's house in the Adelphi.Year: 1819Edition: First and only edition.

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        Dictionnaire Philosophique

      1819 - Voltaire, Dictionnaire Philosophique, 1819. 6 volumes 8vo red morocco spine, mottled boards. Binding slightly scuffed. This is volumes 33-38 of an edition of the Oeuvres Complete. The editors explain in a preface that they have put together various works of Voltaire for this version of the Dictionnaire. Shipping: $30.00 domestic, $100.00 international. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Wien: Gedruckt Bey Georg Holzinger, 1819 - First edition. Period boards. 8vo. 122 pages, 17cm. In Hebrew with some Latin characters. Title translates to "Research of the Land: A Book Covering the Lands Covered in the Holy Books. " Lowisohn published this distinctly modern study and census nearly a century before the official advent of Zionism, covering the many places that appear in the bible. Lowisohn (1788-1821) was a Jewish Hungarian historian and poet who brought the ideas of the German enlightenment to Hungary. The distinctly secular approach to biblical geography makes this piece particularly relevant to later Jewish nationalism. SUBJECTS: Palestine – Topography. OCLC lists 2 copies worldwide (Denmark, Ets Haim-Amsterdam) , none outside Northern Europe. Vinograd, Vienna 500. Binding repaired. Overall Very Good Condition. Scarce. (ZION-14-63) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Analyses of New Works of Voyages and Travels Published During the Last Six Months in Great Britain

      London: Richard Phillips, 1819. First. Half Lthr Over Marbled Boards. Very Good. 107 pp. Index. Descriptions of books by Fitzclarence, Bowdich, Hallam, MacMichael, Hoare, Baillie, and Russell.

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        Autograph letter signed ("J. Cartwright"), to (? his publisher) Mr. Cleary of Findon in Sussex.

      4to., 2pp., integral address leaf, postal markings, small tears where opened, recipient's endorsement, slight trace of former hinge. In very good state of preservation and readily legible.Publisher: Leamington, 11 July [Recipient's note "Should be Augst"]Year: 1819Edition:

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        The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. No I[-VII]

      C.S. Van Winkle, New York 1819 - Seven parts in one volume. 19th century three-quarter red leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers, and edges. Gilt decorated spine in compartments with raised bands. Leather spine label and front hinge renewed. Bound without the wrappers and a couple of terminal blanks, else collating complete with all sectional title-pages. FIRST EDITIONS of all numbers (i.e. with parts one through five paginated consecutively and dated 1819, and parts six and seven paginated separately and dated 1820). FIRST PRINTINGS of parts one, six, and seven (the only parts for which there are distinguishing textual points). The first appearance in print of Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the earliest American fiction still read for pleasure. But for some crazing to the spine leather, this is a Very Good copy, very clean internally, and in an appealing contemporary binding. BAL 10106.

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        Picturesque Views on the River Exe

      Tiverton: Printed for J. Chaplin by T. Parkhouse. 1819. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarter green morocco over boards neatly rebacked with gilt titles on spine, board edges and lower boards rubbed, some spotting to text, 7 tissue guarded hand coloured aquatint plates. The plates are reproduced from original paintings by Henry Haseler. , 4to 11" - 13" tall, 32 pp .

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        4 eigenhändige Briefe. Dabei ein vierseitiger Brief : Oberdöbling am 4ten August 1882. Hochverehrter Freund, wollen Sie mich ob der Behelligung mit diesem Schreiben gütigst entschuldigen und selbiges freundlich aufnehmen ! Die l. g. ärzt. Commission ist am 1ten Juni 1880 hiere bei mir eingetroffen, hat sich so kurz, als nur möglich und denkbar, aufgehalten und ist seither nimmer erschienen … Weiters 2 französische Briefe mit der Anrede \" Monsieur et ami, datiert 16 Aout 1881 u. 25 Fevrier 1883. Weiters 1 Brief mit dem Dank für 2 Photographien, datiert 1. Febr. (1)878.

       Verschiedene Formate. Wilhelm Albrecht Fürst von Montenuovo (* 8. August 1819 in Parma; † 7. April 1895 in Wien) war ein altösterreichischer Offizier, zuletzt General der Kavallerie. Er entstammte der morganatischen Ehe des Grafen Adam Albert Graf von Neipperg (1775–1829) mit der Erzherzogin Marie-Louise von Österreich (1791–1847), Witwe Napoléon Bonapartes, und erhielt den Titel eines Grafen Montenuovo (Neuberg). Die Briefe stammen meist aus der Zeit in der Privatheilanstalt für Gemütskranke (siehe Oberdöblinger Irrenanstalt) unter Prof. Maximilian Leidesdorf. Versand D: 9,00 EUR Autographe Briefe Montenuovo Fürst

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        Della istoria d'Italia antica e moderna

      G.P. Giegler, Milano 1819 - 19 voll. in 8_, m. pelle, piatti marmorizzati, completi delle tavv. incise e ripiegate._ Dorsi abrasi con titoli cancellati, mancanze alla carta marmorizzata di alcuni voll., leg. ben salda ed interno fresco. Discrete condizioni._ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Kirk and Mercein, London 1819 - Quarto. vi (i), 431, xlvii pp. Frontispiece engraving with tissue guard plus 4 b/w engraved plates, one of them a fold-out panorama view of the fortress Goletta near Tunis (complete). Modern three quarter crushed black leather over decorative green cloth with gilt ruling on cover and gilt lettering on spine; raised bands. Top edge gilt. Green cloth endpapers. Ribbon marker. Noah came from a noted Jewish family in Charleston. In 1813 he was appointed consul to Tunis with instructions to negotiate the release of some Americans held prisoners by Algerian pirates. After two years, and much travel, he returned to his country. "Always strongly attached to his own people [Noah] desired to establish a colony for the oppression of all nations. Accordingly, in 1825, with imposing ceremonies, he laid the cornerstone of 'Ararat, a City of Refuge' which he hoped to establish on Grand Island in the Niagara River. Though the project came to naught, it affords an interesting commentary upon an otherwise practical mind." (D.A.B. Rosenbach 205). Ex Libris of Horace White on inside cover. 3 1/2" oval segment missing from edge of title page not affecting the text. Light to moderate foxing throughout. Some pages uncut. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Binding, Fine- Riviere] Rosalind and Helen A Modern Eclogue; With Other Poems

      London: Printed[ by C. H. Reynell] for C. and J. Ollier, 1819. First edition. 8vo. [226 x 142 x 17 mm]. vi, [ii], 92, [4] pp. Stunningly exquisite Riviere binding, bound c.1910, with their gilt pallet on front doublure: "Bound by Riviere & Son." Magnificently onlaid and gilt designs on both covers. Gorgeous and sumptuous green goatskin with large panel border of onlaid purple goatskin flanked by double fillets, a panel of onlaid brown goatskin with a quatrelobe tool in the corners and a stunning inner frame of onlaid purple goatskin with a vertical strip at the centre, the two open green compartments tooled with leafy stems, dots and flower-heads including ten with purple onlays. The spine is divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second and third and at the foot and tooled with leafy stems and dots in the sixth and fifth, and with a purple flower-head on a stem in the fourth, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt fillet. Magnificent and stunning doublures with a brown and purple goatskin onlaid border, with gilt fillets, the green goatskin central panel tooled with gouges and 42 onlaid purple flower-heads, green silk endleaves, top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. With all the first issue points including the half-title with ads on verso, the four-page advertisements at the end by C & J Ollier, and scarce thus: having the original blue wrappers bound-in at the end. A fine copy, with untrimmed edges, in a de luxe Riviere binding.The first edition of Shelley's long-laboured "modern eclogue", begun at Marlow in 1816 and completed at Bagni di Lucca in August 1818. The other poems are among Shelley's most celebrated: the sonnet "Ozymandias", the "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty" and "Lines Written Among the Euganean Hills, October, 1818.Ó

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        Turin et ses curiosités ou description historique de tout ce que cette Capitale offre de remarquable dans ses monumens, ses édifices et ses environs

      chez les Frères Reycend et C.e Libraires du Roi, Turin 1819 - Ottima legatura 900 in mz. pelle con nervi. Fregi a secco e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Bross. editoriale conservata all interno. Eccellente esemplare in barbe. Prima edizione, rara. Le tavole da disegni di Chenavard sono incise da B. Bordiga, L. Valperga, Palmieri, Bagetti, Rados e Tavrini. Lozi, 5406. 8vo (cm. 21,4), XXII-(2)441(1) pp. con 16 tavv. incise su rame rip. f.t. (tra cui una grande veduta a volo d uccello di Torino in antiporta). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Traité de la Géométrie Descriptive - [ Suivi de : ] Planches.

      Planches de l'Atlas imprimées par Tardieu, 1 vol. in-4 relié , rel. d'époque demi-basane marron, Mme Vve Courcier, Paris, 1819, 1 f. blanc, XX-355 pp. (avec insertion de 2 ff. supplémentaires modifiés, correspondant aux pp. 203 à 206) et 8 pp. (catalogue) ; titre, 8 pp. et 60 planches hors texte (dont 3 pl. dépliantes) Edition originale. Exemplaire bien complet de l'atlas de 60 planches gravée par Tardieu ; surtout, le présent exemplaire propose deux états différents des ff. paginés 203-204 et 205-206 (les feuillets supplémentaires sont insérés à la fin des tables) : la modification concerne les paragraphes 508, 509 et 510, relatifs au problème des tangentes aux intersections de surface. Etat très satisfaisant (dos frotté avec 2 petits taches d'encre, petite fente à un mors, lég. rouss). Elève de Monge et de Hachette, Louis Léger (1784-1864) prit la suite de ses maîtres à Polytechnique dans le domaine de la géométrie descriptive. Comme le précise le Rapport introductif de l'Institut de France, cosigné par Prony, Fourier et Arago, "l'expérience avait conduit de bonne heure aux procédés d'après lesquels les architectes, les tailleurs de pierre et les charpentiers construisent leurs épures ; mais ces méthodes n'ont été réunies en corps de doctrine et débassées de tout empirisme, que de nos jours. C'est à M. Monge qu'on en est redevable". Les Leçons de Géométrie descriptive de Monge étaient néanmoins insatisfaisantes pour les artistes peu familier des méthodes Mathématiques, et le présent ouvrage s'emploie à remédier à ce défaut, notamment par l'usage de planches parfaitement dessinées offrant "dans les plus petits détails, toutes les constructions qu'il faut exécuter pour arriver à la solution finale". Poggendorff, II, 1667 Français

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        Nachgelassene Schriften und Correspondenz, nebst seinem Leben. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt.

      Weimar, im Verlage des Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs. 1817-1819. - 5 Bände. 8°. XII S., 2 Bl., 439 S. mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz; Titel, 396 S.; Vortitel, Titel, 460 S.; Vortitel, Titel , 448 S.; Titel, VIII S., 340 S. mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz. Bibliothekshalblederbände der Zeit mit handschriftlichen Rückenschildern. Sabin 25556a. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Band 1 und 2 mit den Briefen, Band 3 und 4 mit der Autobiographie, mit dem Vortitel "Benjamin Franklins Leben". Band 5 mit "Aufsätzen vermischten Inhaltes". Die amerikanische Originalausgabe erschien von 1808 bis 1818. - Die beiden Frontispiz mit Porträts. - Einbände berieben. Vorsätze gestempelt. Durchgehend stockfleckig.

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        [Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Rop-pen

      1819. Fine. (HOKUSAI MANGA) Katsushika I-itsu [Denshin Kaishu] HOKUSAI MANGA Roppen. Edo: Kadomaruya, Bunsei 2 [1819]. 22.7 x 15.9 cm. String-bound Japanese-style, fukuro-toji. Original covers with brushed title. Though Nagoya-based Eirakuya Toshiro editions of the MANGA are quite common, the Edo issues by Kadomaruya are quite unusual. In addition, this is, of course, an early issue of volume six, a book usually seen in late Edo-era, early Meiji versions. With an 8 page Kadomaruya advertisement bound in at the back. The printing is good, at first glance it seems light, even worn but examination under a lens reveals fine detail soon lost in later printings. A bit of internal and external soiling and rubbing, but, such early issues as this have utterly disappeared from the marketplace and are highly prized.

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        The Vision; Or Hell, Purgatory, And Paradise, Of Dante Alighieri. Translated By The Rev. Henry Francis Cary, A.M. In Three Volumes. The Second Edition Corrected. With The Life Of Dante, Additional Notes, And An Index.

      Second edition, corrected. 8vo. ( 216mm. ) Pp. [12] , [1] ii - liii, [3] 4 - 302 [1] blank ; [5] vi - xi [1], [3] 4 - 309 [1] ; [4], [3] 4 - 297 [1], [28] Index. Teg. Uncut. All volumes with a half title. The printer is named in the colophons and on the half-title versos: ' Printed by T. Miller, Noble Street, Cheapside .' Contents generally very clean. All three volumes with original integral silk page markers. Vol. I: [Half-t., t.p.] - Preface - Contents - Errata - The Life Of Dante - [Text of 'Hell']; [colophon]. - Vol. II: [Half-t., t.p.] - A Chronological View Of The Age Of Dante - [Text of 'Purgatory']; [colophon]. - Vol. III: [Half-t., t.p.] - [Text of 'Paradise'] - Index; [colophon]. Later nineteenth century smooth light tan calf, the covers with a twin rule gilt frame with gilt flowers and fleurons in the corners the spines with 5 raised bands, light brown morocco title and author labels, the panels with gilt floral designs. Silk head and toe caps. The board edges with gilt double rules. Gilt inner dentelles,endpapers with an unusual greeny / yellow horizontal waterdrop design ( see photograph. ) All 3 volumes with the armorial bookplate of F. Reddaway on the front pastedowns. Few small spots on the upper covers of vols. 1 & 2, in no way detracting from a very attractive set. The publication in 1819 of this second corrected edition established it as " the translation which, on Dante's name being mentioned, occurs first to the mind " - DNB. Much praised by Coleridge and the other Romantic Poets and acknowledged as the best nineteenth century translation, this three volume set is scarcely seen for sale. Henry Francis Cary ( 1772 - 1844 ) translator ; of Irish extraction was born at Gibraltar. He began writing verses in 1787 mainly for the " Gentleman's Magazine. " For more details of Cary see ODNB.

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        Recueil des lois et actes généraux du gouvernement, en vigueur dans le Royaume des Pays-Bas (Verzameling van de wetten en algemene besluiten van het gouvernement, in werking in het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden), publiés depuis la fin de la session des Etats-Généraux, en 1819, (afgekondigd sedert het einde der zitting van de Staten-Generaal in 1819) avec un Supplement de tous les arrêtés et dispositions administratives d'un intérêt général, qui n'auraient pas été promulguées, soit par la voie du Journal Officiel soit par celle de la Gazette Générale.

      Bruxelles, Imprimerie C.J. De Mat et H. Remy, 1822-1830, 1819. Troisième Série (de 1819 jusqu'à septembre 1830), 1-20(the supplement is missing) in 20 vols. 8vo (22,5x13,5 cm). Bound in contemporary boards, covered with marbled paper, with red title-labels on spines (feet and tops spines partly sl. dam. with a few loss of marbled paper, edges sl. bumped). - Each volume: (iv pp.: half-title & title); a few leaves "Exposé Analytique"; between 400 pp. and 500 pp. "Receuil des lois..." the greater part of the texts also in Dutch. The Dutch text printed opposite French text; and, at the end "Table Alphabétque". 7 volumes with "Supplément". In volume 14 the whole "Code du Commerce". In volume 12 "Table chronologique des douze premiers volumes". - With very few light brown spots and small marginal waterstains in places. On the whole a good set hard to find together. See: Revue Bibliographique etc, 9, no 39: 'Recueil de legislation le plus complet des années 1819-1830 qui ait paru' .. 'il s'y trouve un supplément comme à la série précédente (Bibliographie)' This Supplément is missing. - Collation: Vol. 1: (iv),viii,492 pp.; vol. 2: (iv),iv 452 pp.; vol. 3: (iv),xiv,408,88 (Suppl.) pp.; vol. 4: (iv),(ii),428 pp.; vol. 5: (iv),iv,452 pp.; vol. 6: (iv),viii,452 pp.; Vol. 7: (iv),xlvi,336 pp.; vol. 8: (iv),viii,352, 94 (Suppl.)(p.15-16: tear repaired) pp.; vol. 9: (iv),xxviii,196,376 (Suppl.) pp. ; vol. 10: (iv),xvi,384,64 (Suppl.), (vi: 'Table' numberd 49-54) pp.; vol. 11: (iv),x,284,180 (Suppl) pp.; vol. 12: (iv),xxiv,312,148 (Suppl.) and 'Table Chronologique'(ii),102 pp.; vol. 13: (iv),viii, 386 pp.; vol. 14: (iv),xxxvi,414 pp.; vol.15: (iv),xx,444 pp.; vol. 16: (iv),xiv,230,256 (Suppl.) pp.; vol. 17: (iv),xxviii,556 pp.; vol. 18: (iv),xvi,360 pp.; vol. 19: (iv),xii,448 pp.; vol. 20: (iv),viii,416 pp.

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        Voyage vers le pôle arctique dans la baie de Baffin, fait en 1818 par les vaisseaux de Sa Majesté "l'Isabelle" et "l'Alexandre", commandés par le capitaine Ross et le lieutenant Parry... rédigé : - 1° sur la relation du capitaine Ross, - 2° sur le journal publié par un officier à bord de "l'Alexandre", - 3° sur la relation du capitaine Sabine, - 4° sur le journal publié par un autre officier, par l'auteur "d'Une année de séjour à Londres" [A.-J.-B. Defauconpret]

      Paris, Lie de Gide fils, 1819, in 8°, de 290pp., ill. d'un front. gravé, d'une planche se dépl. et d'une grande carte du pôle aquarellée se dépl., demi-basane bleue époque, dos lisse à filets dorés lég. frotté. Rare première édition française du récit de la première expédition de John Ross en 1818, à la recherche du passage du Nord-Ouest, par le détroit de Davis. Il longe la côte nord-ouest du Groenland et reconnaît presque entièrement la baie de Baffin. Cette expédition confirma un grand nombre des découvertes que Baffin avait faites au XVIIe siècle et elle permit de tracer sur les cartes le contour de la baie de Baffin. Toutefois, les monts Croker, que crû apercevoir Ross, furent l'objet d'une controverse qui l'opposa à Barrow, Sabine et Parry dans un débat acrimonieux. ¶ Sabin 23923.

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        Traders Ready Reckoner

      , 1819. 1819. First Edition . CORNELL, Stephen. The Traders Ready Reckoner, Containing, A Marketing Table; An Interest Table; A Table for Casting Wages… Hudson (New York): Printed for the Author, By Ashbel Stoddard, 1819. 12mo (4 by 7 inches), period style three quarter speckled brown calf gilt, red morocco spine label, marbled boards. $2500.First edition of this scarce 1819 manual of marketing tables, interest tables, wage calculations and more by New York mathematician and merchant Stephen Cornell, with over 150 tables and large folding

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        Pompeii. A Poem Which Obtained the Chancellor's Medal at the Cambridge Commencement July, 1819

      [Cambridge: n.p., 1819], 1819. First edition. NCBEL III, 1463. Fine copy.. 8vo, later dark blue half morocco, blue cloth sides, gilt rules and lettering, a.e.g. Macaulay's first book, a 13-page poem of 280 stanzas on a popular classical subject, Pompeii and its famous destruction; and like many first books by noted English authors, Pompeii was a prize poem that Macaulay's wrote and delivered at Trinity College.

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        Petit manuel russe a l'usage des français. Ouvrage destiné aux voyageurs à faciliter l'intelligence de la langue russe; dans lequel les mots russes sont réprésentés avec leur prononciation figurée en caractères français et prosodiée. St. Pétersbourg, De l'imprimerie de la Chancellerie privée du Ministère de la Police, 1819.

      1819 1819 - Pp. (iv), 74. Original orange printed wrappers. Some minor wear to spine. First edition, reprinted several times. A scarce manual, published by the police, to learn the Russian language including a short grammar, syntax, dialogues and an extensive vocabulary. Contains comparative tables with coins, weights and measures in Russian and French. Cat. Russica L269. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Memoirs, illustrative of the life and writings of John Evelyn ... comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters ... The whole now first published from the original MSS. In two volumes. Edited by William Bray... Second Edition

      London: printed for Henry Colburn, and sold by John and Arthur Arch, 1819. Second, improved edtion, 2 volumes, 4to, 12 engraved plates, 2 folding; quarter calf over marbled boards, rebacked with old spines laid down; gilt decorated spines in 6 compartments; two bookplates of the Pine-Coffin family laid in; bookseller's label on paste-downs; good, with some shelfwear to the boards; texblock fine. John Evelyn (1620-1706) the author of Sylva and miscellaneous other writings, is best remembered today for his famous Diary which was not published for over a hundred years after his death. It covers most of the major events of his life, describing his travels abroad, his contemporaries, and his public and domestic concerns, and is an invaluable source for the study of the 17th century. Evelyn's Diary is often compared with that of his contemporary, Samuel Pepys (1633-1703), whose Diary also appeared more than 100 years after his death, in 1825. Keynes 132; Sterling 354.

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        Works:) Novels and Tales of the Author of Waverly. 12 Bände. - Historical Romances. 7 Bände. - Novels and Romances. 6 Bände. - Zusammen 25 Bände.

      Archibald Constable 1819-1824, Edinburg - Gr.-8vo. Leder der Zeit auf 5 Bünden m. 2 RSchildern u. dekorativer Rückenvergoldung. Frühe Sammlung der Scottschen Novellen in einer großformatigen Ausgabe. Drei in sich geschlossene Serien, es folgten noch zwei weitere. - Einbände stärker berieben, kl. Fehlstellen im Leder. RSchilder. eines Bandes fehlend. Die Ecken und Gelenke meist fachgerecht erneuert, Innengelenke v. einigen Bänden verstärkt. Zu Beginn u. Ende meist stockfleckig, im Text sauber. Dekorative Reihe. gr.

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        Eigenhändiger persönlicher Familien- und Geburtstagskalender. In: Johann Neubarths continuirter astronomisch - historischer und Schreibkalender auf das Jahr . 1819, zum Gebrauch der Lande Schlesien, Lausitz und anderer benachbarter Gegenden.

      Pleß / Oberschlesien 1819 - 25 gedruckte Blätter u. 12 einseitig beschriebene eingeschobene Leerseiten. Pappbd. d. Zt. Herzog Friedrich Ferdinand von Anhalt-Köthen (1769 Pleß - 1830 Köthen) schrieb nutzte diesen Kalender als persönlichen Geburtstagskalender. Auf 12 eingefügten Leerseiten trug der Herzog sicher um die Jahreswende 1818/19 auf seinem Schloß in Pleß die Geburtstage seiner umfangreichen adligen Verwandschaft aus den Anhaltinischen Häusern sowie seiner zweiten Ehefrau Gräfin Sophie Julie von Brandenburg aus dem Umfeld des preußischen Königshauses ein, außerdem einige persönliche Notizen. Während alle Personen, auch nahe Verwandte, mit vollem Namen erfaßt sind, weichen neben einigen persönlichen Erinnerungsdaten lediglich die Eintragungen zu seiner Frau Julie und der Todestag seines Vaters davon ab. Nach freundlicher Auskunft von Frau Boeck, Landeshauptarchiv Sachsen-Anhalt in Dessau, kann die Handschrift zweifelsfrei dem Herzog zugeordnet werden. Daß die in Dessau früher vorhanden gewesenen persönlichen Notizen des Herzogs aus den Jahren 1811 bis 1829 verloren gegangen sind, macht die vorliegende Handschrift besonders wertvoll. - Einband gering bestoßen, sonst tadelloses, fleckenfreies Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The tourist's new guide, containing a description of the lakes, mountains, and scenery, in Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, with some account of their bordering towns and villages. Being the result of observations made during a Residence

      Kendall : Printed and Published By R. Lough and Co, 1819. Presentation bookplate to fixed endpaper in each volume. Ravenstonedale Library in 1893 by Willaim Furness. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, 461pp, viii,[2],507pp, lvpp, list of excursions, 11 black & white etched plates, 22 full page coloured plates, lacking folding map. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, flat gilt bands, full marble edges, marble boards. Bindings lightly rubbed, minor wear lines on hinge joints, boards holding firm, loss of pattern through wear on marble boards. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, 2 pages have been repaired, some light spotting. pages and plates in good clean condition throughout. A very nice set, in attractive period bindings. . Very Good. 8vo.

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        West-Oestlicher Divan

      in der Cottaischen Buchhandlung, Stuttgard 1819 - 8vo, 556pp; handsome later three-quarter vellum and marbled boards. The first printin of Goethe's great cycle of Sufi-inspired verses is exceedingly scarce. The second printing, as here, is distinguished by corrected text on pages 7 and 9, doubled pagination of pages 399-400 and missed pagination on pages 495-496. A very appealing copy, including its famous engraved frontispiece evoking Persian calligraphy. Few light spots of foxing to first and last leaves, top edge a bit dusty, still a very nice, largely untrimmed copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane - Translated from the French of Le Sage

      Mawman, London 1819 - 3 vols, Illustrations. Contemporary full calf, gilt. Elegant engravement. A handsome original binding with decorated spine. Minor faults to top of 2 of the boards, not affecting the spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il corso delle stelle osservato dal pronostico moderno Palmaverde. Dove s'indicano le mutazioni dell'aria, gli eventi mondani, il Giornale de' Santi, le Feste di questa Metropoli, l'esposizione del Venerabile nelle quaranta ore, la Nascite dei Sovrani e Principi dell'Europa, ed altre particolari notizie.

      In Torino, dalla stamperia Fontana, con Privilegio di S.S.R.M., 1819, - in-24 (164x105mm), pp. 243, (1) con vignette zodiacali, testatine e finalini. Bella legatura coeva in zigrino nocciola, i piatti adorni di elaborata bordura neoclassica con fregi a rotella, al centro grande blasone di casa Savoia, tagli dorati, ventagli angolari e pozzo sormontato da due cuori. Il Palmaverde vide la luce nel 1722 presso l'editore Fontana, costruito sul modello dell'Almanac Royal francese, fu l'almanacco della corte fino al 1774, anno in cui la Stamperia Reale iniziò la pubblicazione del Calendario della Real Corte. In origine esso riportava, oltre alle solite rubriche e alle previsioni sul clima, sul raccolto, sulla salute, un quadro completo della corte e delle cariche politiche e religiose del paese. A metà del Settecento, quando cominciarono ad affermarsi gli almanacchi con compendio, il Palmaverde si specializzò, fornendo un quadro ancora più completo delle istituzioni. Raggiunse tirature altissime (da un'indagine condotta nel 1783 risulta che se ne vendessero 18.000 copie all'anno), mantenendo inalterato il suo successo anche dopo l'entrata in scena del Calendario della Real Corte, di costo peraltro molto elevato per la raffinatezza della stampa e della legatura. Bell'esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Plough Boy. By Henry Homespun. (And Journal of the Board of Agriculture. By SolomonSouthwick. Volume One, No. 1, - to- Volume Two, No.37.

      1819-1821.. Soft cover. 4to,30cm, in 2 volumes, 416 & 298pp., some text illustrations, printed inthree columns, in the original marbled boards, heavily worn, rebacked inbrown library cloth, hinges are cracked, volume one damp stained in thefore margin of the text. Volume one, hinges tight, first page (an index,probably laid in), is damaged as is the last page, the somewhat acidicpaper often used in periodical during the era, is about average, housedin a fold-over clamp shell box, in dark blue book cloth, with doubleblack and red labels, marbled interior, With a presentation on the insideboard of volume one in ink: Lord Dalhousie's best Compt. to PhilemonWright, Esq. Copies of "The Plough Boy" are very rare and the value isincreased not only as an association copy of Lord Dalhousie but also forthe pioneering Wright family. Provenance: B.R. Mackay. The two rarevolumes. were presented to Phileman Wright for his WrightvilleAgricultural library by Lord Dalhousie - Library book numbers 111 & 112on small paper spine labels, . were bound by Lord Dalhousie (probablyhad done) for Philemon Wright who solicited a donation of books from himwhen he was with his Excellency in Quebec, Dec. 16, 1820. . At thebottom of page 378, vol 1 of the Plough Boy, there is a coment by LordDalhousie (in pencil) on the article entitled "Flemish Husbandry" witha comparative table of produce of Flemish and English farmers, LordDalhousie remarks as follows: It is not the bleak mountains of Scotlandthat have progressed so much beyond the Agriculture of England, but therich Lowlands south of the mountains. On the contrary the System offallowing is the Scottish practice and is readily exploited in England. - to Sir John Sinclair the above comparative table is not very explicitand there appears to be in it some Flemish crop errors not -redley(?).'The Plough Boy", a pioneer American agricultural weekly magazinepublished in Albany, first appeared in June 1819. The editor originallylisted as Henry Homespun, Jr. was the pseudonym for Solomon Southwick(1773-1839), whose name appeared in the magazine title in Volume 1,number 34 with the added title, "The Plough Boy and Journal of the Boardof Agriculture". The periodical had been selected as the official organof the Board of Agriculture for the State of New York. A very popularperiodical, it was printed for over twenty years. Philemon Wright(1760-1839) created the first permanent settlement in the Ottawa Valleyregion in 1800 on the north side of the Ottawa River. It became aprimarily agricultural community covering what is now the city ofGatineau and Aylmer. At about 37,000 acres it became the most developedfarming area in Lower Canada. Farms included Gateno, Columbia Falls,Columbia, Britannia, Chaudiere and Dalhousie Farm. Wright shared aninterest with Lord Dalhousie in the development and improvement ofagriculture in Canada. Certainly a library of agricultural books wouldhave been of prime interest to Wright. George Ramsay, 9th Earl ofDalhousie, was recognized as having an ardent interest in agriculturalimprovement and was noted as inspiring the formation of agriculturalsocieties throughout the Colonies. He obviously had studied "The PloughBoy" and on page 381 of Volume I, as noted above. In Nova Scotia, LordDalhousie was a friend and supporter of Scottish agricultural writer,John Young, who dedicated his book, on improving Canadian agriculture,"Letters of Agricola" (Halifax, 1822) to the Governor-General. Dr. B.R.MacKay, had a long career at the Geological Survey, (1907-1953). He wasa valued member of the Ottawa Historical Society and was known forleading the campaign to save historical buidings or sites. He had so manybooks in his large house it began to sink under the weight. He donatedmany articles to the Bytown museum and claimed among his prizes thepresent set of books, a rope that Wright had used to tie his first timberraft, etc. He also had Sir John A. Mcdonald's desk, and carried a pictureshowing the desk in J.A.'s his library. He ha .

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