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        Album lithographique (Privatalbum). 19 Orig.-Lithographien.

      ca 1820 - Quer-4°, 19 Taf. , OLwd., Berieben, Seidenhemdchen etwas stockfleckig, Lithos min. fingerfleckig sonst sauber. Unterschiedliche Künstler, meist im Stein signiert. Jean Lubin VAUZELLE (1776 - 1837, Constant Bourgeois (1767-1841), Carle Vernet (1758-1836), Thiénon, Claude (1772-1846), Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840), Jean-Baptiste Aubry-Lecomte (1797-1858); Nicolas Henri Jacob (1782-1871). Unterschiedliche Sujets: Landschaften, Araber, Antike, von Redouté - eine Rose, Kirchgang, Prähistorische Jagd, Schöne Schäferin, Römisches Paar beim Kulturgenuss, Mutter mit Kind auf Esel, Antike Löwenjagd, Kreuzritter in den armen einer orientalischen Dame, Arabischer Feldherr. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Biographie nouvelle des Contemporains ou Dictionnaire historique et raisonné de tous les Hommes qui, depuis la Révolution française, ont acquis de la célébrité par leurs actions, leurs écrits, leurs erreurs ou leurs crimes, soit en France, soit dans

      A La Librairie Historique, PARIS 1820 - Complet en 20 volumes edités de 1820 à 1825 orné de 300 portraits au burin d' aprés les plus célèbres artistes. Ft 22x14 reliures cartonnées bleues avec toutes avec des accrocs couleurs passée coins emoussés mais l ensemble reste correct l' intérieur est propre tres peu de rousseurs.Rare complet. Prevoir 15 euros d' envoi.

      [Bookseller: LIVRES ESTAMPES DES BAOUS]
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        An Inquiry Into Certain Errors Relative to Insanity; and Their Consequences: Physical, Moral, and Civil

      London, Underwood, 1820 - London, Underwood, 1820. ix, [1], 320 p. fold. tab. 22 cm. 8vo. Quarter bound in contemporary calf-skin leather. Corners bound. Gilt-embossed lettering and borders on spine. Marbled boards. Tight binding and solid boards. Slight bumping to corners. Rubbing to boards. Scuffing to spine. Medical Library bookplate inside front board. Gold seal in upper right corner of title page. Embossed personal library seal in lower right corner. Otherwise, clean, unmarked pages with minor toning.A scarce volume by an expert in the field of insanity. A very good copy. Please feel free to view our photographs. Ship daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Monographie historique et médicale de la fièvre jaune des Antilles ; et recherches physiologiques sur les lois de développement et de propagation de cette maladie pestilentielle ; lues à l'Académie royale des sciences de l'Institut de France, dans ses séances du 6 décembre 1819, 17 avril et 19 juin 1820.

      Paris, chez Migneret, Béchet, Crevot, 1820. - In-8, 10, 384 pp., cartonnage bradel ivoire de l¿époque, pièce de titre, bel envoi autographe à Hallé. Bon exemplaire, à grandes marges. Ouvrage très documenté et remarquable sur le plan historique. Il fut bien accueilli par le corps médical, notamment par Chomel, qui rédigea la critique dans le Nouveau journal de médecine, chirurgie, pharmacie : « M. Moreau de Jonnès a passé un grand nombre d¿années dans les colonies ; ses fonctions l¿ont placé presque sans cesse au milieu des malades ; il n¿est pas médecin mais il a observé l¿affection dont il parle ; son ouvrage offre par cela même un genre particulier d¿intérêt ¿ ». Cet ouvrage n¿a pas échappé au collectionneur E.G. Miner. ¿The author (Moreau de Jonnes) maintains that neither climate nor local conditions produce yellow fever, but that it is the result of un unknown but communicable virus, analogue to the agents of syphilis or smallpox.¿ (C.Hoolihan, catalog of the Miner yellow fever collection, 280). Alexandre Moreau de Jonnes (1778-1871), né près de Rennes, s¿engagea dans l¿armée et devint chef d¿état-major, puis entra dans l¿administration et s¿occupa d¿épidémiologie et de statistiques. Il a été considéré par Dodin et Brossolet comme le "premier épidémiologiste moderne", choix approuvé par Théodoridès. Jean-Noël Hallé, destinataire de l¿envoi, fut membre de la Société Royale de Médecine, premier titulaire de la chaire d¿hygiène publique, premier médecin de Napoléon Ier puis de Charles X, membre de l¿Académie de médecine et de l¿Académie des sciences. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Année 1820 - Volume III - Tome Quinzième [ Tome 15 - Tome XV ] : Mémoire présenté à l'Académie royale des Sciences le 2 octobre 1820, où se trouve compris le résumé de ce qui avait été lu à la même Académie les 18 et 25 septembre 1820, sur l'action des courans voltaïques (Ampère ) ; Suite du mémoire sur l'Action mutuelle entre deux courans électriques, un courant électrique et un aimant ou le globe terrestre, et entre deux aimans (Ampère) ; Note sur des Essais ayant pour but de décomposer l'eau avec un aimant (Fresnel) ; Recherches chimiques sur les Quinquinas (Pelletier et Caventou) ; Suite des recherches chimiques sur les Quinquinas ; Résumé d'un Mémoire sur la réflexion de la lumière (Fresnel) ; Nouvelle

      Crochard 1820 - 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1820, 448 pp. avec 5 planches dont 1 dépliante. Contient notamment : Mémoire présenté à l'Académie royale des Sciences le 2 octobre 1820, où se trouve compris le résumé de ce qui avait été lu à la même Académie les 18 et 25 septembre 1820, sur l'action des courans voltaïques (Ampère ) ; Suite du mémoire sur l'Action mutuelle entre deux courans électriques, un courant électrique et un aimant ou le globe terrestre, et entre deux aimans (Ampère) ; Note sur des Essais ayant pour but de décomposer l'eau avec un aimant (Fresnel) ; Recherches chimiques sur les Quinquinas (Pelletier et Caventou) ; Suite des recherches chimiques sur les Quinquinas ; Résumé d'un Mémoire sur la réflexion de la lumière (Fresnel) ; Nouvelles déterminations des proportions de l'eau, et de la densité de quelques fluides élastiques (Berzélius et Dulong) ; etc. Rare exemplaire du très important tome 15 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique", contenant plusieurs articles de grande importance, et d'abord l'article fondateur d'André Marie Ampère (pp. 59-76 et 170-218 avec 5 planches hors texte dont 1 dépliante). Ampère "immediately accepted Oersted's discovery and turned his mind to it. On 18 September he read his first paper on the subject to Academy ; on 25 September and 9 October he continued the account of his discoveries. In these feverish weeks the science of electrodynamics was born" (DSB, I, 143). Etat satisfaisant (cartonnage frotté avec accroc en coiffe sup., mouill. en tête) Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Neues Figuren Lotterie-Spiel mit einer Spieltafel und 64 Figuren-Loosen. Nouveau jeu de loterie à Figures avec une table de jeu et 64 lots à Figures.

      O. O., um 1820. - Gefaltete Lottotafel (handkol. Radierung auf Karton aufgezogen), ca. 188 x 227 mm. Mit 60 (statt 64) dazu passenden Lottokärtchen sowie gedrucktem Anleitungskarton in deutscher und französischer Sprache. Zusammen in buntpapierbezogener Pappschatulle mit aufgezogenem rad. Titel (123 x 102 x 20 mm). Hübsches Lotterie- oder Bingo-Glücksspiel des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts. Auf 64 hübsch illustrierten Feldern können Jetons oder Geldbeträge gesetzt werden, über deren Einziehung durch die Bank oder Versechzigfachung ein entsprechendes, zufällig aus dem Kästchen gezogenes Figurenblatt entscheidet. - Schatulle etwas fingerfleckig; die Anleitung knittrig; das Spiel selbst wohlerhalten. Es fehlen die Motive Wiege, Kirschen, Eule und Meerjungfrau; unter Nichtbesetzung dieser Felder weiterhin spielbar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and Monte Video, consisting of Twenty-four Views: Accompanied with Descriptions of the Scenery, and of the Costumes, Manners, &c. of the Inhabitants of those Cities and their Environs.

      London: Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. Printed by L. Harrison, 373, Strand. M.DCCC.XX. [1820]. Elephant quarto size edition; one of 750 copies: Tooley # 495; p. 394. - Size of the binding: 11 inches x 13 1/2 in., title-page; preface; introduction. xxviii, [1]-115 pp. With 24 magnificent hand colored aquatint plates by E. E. Vidal, and engraved by Havell, Maile, Bluck & Sutherland. One plate features both the views of Montevideo & Buenos Aires' harbors; four plates are folding (double-page); the frontispiece: "General View of Buenos Ayres", is here bound in at page 63 with the descriptive essay. Bound in full, dark green cloth, skilfully rebacked, with portions of the gilt and embossed spine laid down, and gilt titling on the front cover. embossed floral designs on the covers, all edges gilt. The cover corners show some wear, a few plate images have the usual offseting to the facing text pages, light age-related tanning to the page margins. The plates are generally clean, and with both fine and very delicate coloring; overall, a near fine copy. An important, early English colorplate travel book devoted to Argentina. Weight: 6 lbs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Plan de la Ville et Faubourgs de Paris

      Paris 1820 - J. Bonnisel “Plan de la Ville et Faubourgs de Paris” Paris: 1820 Copperplate engraving with outline color 40” x 53 ½” This spectacular wall map of Paris on consists of four joined copperplate engravings. The map is framed by a border of 29 vignettes depicting important buildings and monuments of early 19th century Paris, including the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe, the Petit Palais Musee des Beaux-Arts, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Tuileries Palace

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Les Cris de Paris: Amusement de Société.

      (Paris Berthellemot c. 1820) - A complete set of fifty playing cards, in the original box, comprised of: twenty-four hand-colored engravings of Parisian street vendors; a hand-colored card depicting a judge declaring "Peace, peace," which stops the game; twenty-four corresponding text cards with the cries of each vendor and a rhyme about each; and a "Carte Blanche." In addition, the original printed sheet with the rules of the game is included in the box with the cards. The occupations depicted on the cards include vendors of rabbit skins, vegetables, cherries, cheese, and umbrellas. Box covered with pink lacquered paper with a hand-colored illustrated paper label depicting vendors hawking their wares in the marketplace. Apart from some faint foxing to two of the illustrated cards, not affecting the images, and slight finger marks to the corners of the Judge card, the set is in remarkably fine condition. The box shows only the slightest shelf wear and a few spots of soiling to the rear panel. A rare set, seldom encountered complete: only one complete set has been recorded at auction in the last ten years. Gumuchian describes the set as ".très rare complète, dans un parfait état. De toute rareté." Cards measure 3 1/4 by 2 1/4 inches (83x57mm). (Gumuchian, 3231).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        SIGNATURE

      - Full SIGNATURE "Susan B. Anthony" on her 84th birthday on a small piece of paper slightly larger than a modern business card (4-3/4" x 2-1/8"). Anthony has also added beneath her name "17 Madison Street/Rochester, N.Y." and the date of her birth "Feb. 15, 1820" along with the date she signed the card "Feb. 15th 1904." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Principles of political economy : considered with a view to their practical application

      John Murray, Albermarle-Street, London 1820 - First edition, with the rare 4-page publisher's catalog, dated April 1820, tipped in at the front. 8vo: vi, 601, [1]pp. "London: Printed by C. Roworth, Bell-yard, Temple-bar." on the colophon and title-page verso, as called for. Bound in the original publisher's drab blue paper-covered boards, uncut and largely unopened, with brown paper spine and remnants of the original printed label still legible. Internally, fresh and bright with only occasionally spotting, the original spine largely perished but restored sensitively by an expert conservationist, the boards somewhat stained and bumped but thoroughly original, the hinges reinforced. Provenance: small owner's book label, probably contemporary, partly effaced, reading T ? Cobb. Preserved in an attractive clamshell case with a leather spine label gilt. An unsophisticated copy of a truly rare, important, and desirable book, a cornerstone of economic thought and a major influence on other scientific endeavors, including the principles of evolution developed by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace. OCLC Number: 2007966. The title of Malthus's final major work is "something of a misnomer, as the book was conceived as a series of tracts rather than a comprehensive and systematic treatise. . . . The Principles had only a limited impact at the time, and was severely criticized by J. R. McCulloch and [David] Ricardo; the latter prepared extensive critical notes. But more recently it has received greater recognition, largely as a result of the comments by J. M. Keynes in the 1930s. Keynes argued that Malthus's theory of effective demand provided a scientific explanation of unemployment, and that the hundred-year domination of Ricardo over Malthus had been a disaster for the progress of economics. Keynes believed that if economics had followed Malthus instead of being constrained by Ricardo in an artificial groove, the world would be a much wiser and richer place." (ODNB) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Constitutional Law: Comprising the Declaration of Independence.

      1820 - First Expanded Edition of the First Compilation of U.S. Constitutions Since 1787 [United States]. Constitutional Law: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution of the United States; And the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union, Viz. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Mississippi, Indiana, Illinois, Alabama, Maine. Washington: Printed and Published by Gales and Seaton, 1820. [iv], 409 pp. 12mo. (6-3/4" x 4"). Recent period-style calf, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, untrimmed edges. Toning, light foxing in a few places. A few tiny ink spots on title page, interior otherwise clean. An appealing copy of a scarce title. * First expanded edition with 23 state constitutions, first edition to contain the constitutions of the newly-admitted states of Alabama and Maine and an appendix containing Federal and state amendments enacted between 1808 and 1816. This book is the first compilation of its kind since the ratification of the United States Constitution. It was preceded by the 1819 edition with 21 state constitutions. Later editions were published in 1822 and 1823. OCLC locates 7 copies of the 1820 edition, 2 in law libraries (USC, Yale). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3014. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Sketches Representing the Native Tribes, Animals, and Scenery of Southern Africa

      London: William Daniell, 1820 - William Daniell in his preface states, with regard to his brother Samuel's drawings, "He was indefatigable in the pursuit of the various subjects he has delineated; and it was his constant care to see the animals alive, that he might make himself master of their actions and habits. To the knowledge acquired in this way, he added all that could be obtained-by conversation with the peasants and natives." The letterpress descriptions accompanying the plates were the work of Dr. Somerville and John Barrow. "A most beautiful and sensitive work." (Abbey) Oblong folio. From Drawings Made by the Late Mr. Samuel Daniell. 40 (of 48) plates of soft-ground etching. Blue buckram, black spine label, some discoloration; foxing to a few plates (mostly marginal, heavy to plate 48), slight waterstaining to lower outside corners. Abbey, Travel I, 326; Mendelssohn, Vol. I, pp. 412-13 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Poésies.

      Baudouin frères 1820 - - Baudouin frères, Paris 1820, 8,5x14cm, relié. - Première édition séparée. Reliure en demi veau framboise, dos lisse orné de motifs typographiques dorés, roulettes dorées en tête et en pied, pièces de titre et nom de l'auteur de veau marine, un très léger accroc restauré en tête d'un mors, tranches marbrées, agréable reliure romantique de l'époque. Une pâle mouillure marginale en pied des premier et dernier feuillets, quelques petites rousseurs. Une étiquette de libraire encollée au verso du premier plat de reliure. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Biographical illustrations of Worcestershire: - including lives of persons, natives or residents, eminent either for piety or talent: to which is added, a list of living authors of the county.

      Worcester, 1820 - viii + 608pp + [5]. 1st ltd. ed. of 300 copies. Light tone spotting to first few and last few pages otherwise very clean in very fine contemporary full decorated calf binding. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books PBFA]
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        Poésies

      Baudouin Frères, Paris 1820 - Première édition séparée des poésies, un volume in-16°, faux-titre, titre, XXIV, (vie et ouvrages de Chénier), 274 pages, intérieur frais hormis de légers cernes d'humidité en marges haute et basse des pages. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau porphyre, frise d'encadrement dorée sur les plats; dos lisse richement orné, titre doré. Très agréable reliure en superbe condition. Size: In-16 (9.5 x 13 cm) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Dornier]
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        Ordenanzas de Madrid y otras diferentes que se practican en las ciudades de Toledo y Sevilla, con algunas advertencias a los alarifes y particulares, y otros capítulos añadidos a perfecta inteligencia de la materia; que todo secifra en el gobierno político de las fábricas. Dedicado a la Muy Noble, Leal y Coronada Villa de Madrid, por Don Teodoro Ardemans, arquitecto y tracista mayor de las obras reales, maestro mayor de las de Madrid. Aumentado en esta última impresión el bando sobre incendios, publicado en Madrid en 8 de noviembre del año de mil setecientos noventa

      - Madrid: Por la Viuda de Barco López, 1820.- 162 p.; 4º menor (20,8 cm.); Plena Piel Epoca.- RARO. En general buen estado, solamente algunas hojas con una ténue sombra en el margen externo, sin llegar al texto. La portada con una pequeña mota de oxido que no afecta texto y sin un trocito de papel al pié, en el margen inferior, que tampoco afecta ni de lejos a la letra impresa. La encuadernación con naturales signos de fatiga, con pequeños deterioros al pié de la lomera. PERO EN GENERAL, EN BUEN ESTADO. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        Armide. Grosse Oper in fünf Aufzügen vom Ritter Chr. Gluck. Vollständiger Klavierauszug. Mit deutschem und französischem texte nach der Originalpartitur neu bearbeitet von-

      Berlin, Verlag u. Eigenthum von C, A. Challier & Co.,. o. J., um 1820. Historisierender gestochener Titel, Inhaltsblatt & 170 S. mit gestochener Partitur mit zweisprachigen Text (deutsch/französisch). Halbeinen der Zeit mit Marmorbezug und gest. Titelzettel am Vordeckel m. handschriftlich "Gluck" & "Armide". Oblong-4°. Am Rckn Titel-Zettelchen laediert. Ecken bestossen, Rcknenden & Kanten berieben, durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. Insgesamt gut erhalten. Ãœber den Titel kaum störend ein gestempeltes Monogramm: "J. v. H.".

      [Bookseller: INTERNATIONAAL ANTIQUARIAAT]
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        DER LANGE VERBORGENE FREUND, ODER: GETREUER UND CHRISTLICHER UNTERRICHT FÃœR JEDERMANN, ENTHALTENDL WUNDERBARE UND KÃœNSTE, SOWOHL FÃœR DIE MENSCHEN ALS DAS VIEH

      Reading: Gedruckt für den Verfasser, 1820.. 100pp. Contemporary half calf and patterned boards. Corners heavily worn, boards worn. Light tanning and foxing. Very good. A legendary work of Pennsylvania German folk magic and remedies, in its exceedingly rare first edition. This work (probably based on earlier works of folk magic in the European tradition such as the various works attributed to Albertus Magnus), was reprinted many times and became closely associated with the Pennsylvania Dutch magic tradition known as Braucherei. Often referred to as the "pow- wow book" in translation (indeed, still in print today), it is a work of broad appeal, as so many of the spells, recipes and remedies are universally applicable to rural concerns, especially those pertaining to both human and animal health. The supposedly occult powers of the book figure in works of fiction as well. Unsurprisingly, this first edition appears rare, for all editions saw heavy use. Three copies located in OCLC - of these, only one copy in North America, at the American Antiquarian Society. The first copy we have ever handled of this book, although we have hoped to have one since we first learned of it forty years ago. AUSTIN 922. SHOEMAKER 1642. BÖTTE & TANNHOF 2462.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Le Petit Paroissien des Dames. Contenant l'Office des Dimanches et des Fêtes

      Langlumé et Peltier, Paris - s.d. (ca 1820). In-12 (119 x 83 mm), 734 pp (paginées 731), maroquin violet, dos à quatre nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin vert, dos et plats richement ornés et mosaïqués, dentelle à froid en encadrement, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Orné d'une vignette de titre et de 3 figures gravées sur acier. Très bel exemplaire, dans une fraîche reliure pouvant être attribuée à Derôme. (quelques défauts, nombreuses rousseurs). // n.d. (ca 1820). 12o (119 x 83 mm), 734 pp. (wrongly numbered 731), purple morocco, spine tooled raised on four bands, green morocco label, spine and covers profusely decorated with mosaic, blind dentelle border on covers, dentelle inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a vignette on title and 3 steel-engraved plates. Very nice copy, mint binding, that could have been signed Derôme. (some defects, numerous brownings).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Des evangelischen Predigers E.J. Latrobe Tagebuch einer Besuch-Reise nach Sud-Afrika in den Jahren 1815 und 1816; nebst einigen Nachrichten von den zur Mission der Bruder-Gemeine gehorigen Niederlassungen am Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung.

      Buchhandlung Des Hallischen Waisenhauses, Halle 1820 - xvi, 398 pages plus 2 pages errate "Druckfehler", coloured frontispiece of missionary settlement of Gnadenthal. First German edition of Latrobe's "Journal of a visit to South Africa, in 1815, and 1816. With some account of the missionary settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope." On the return voyage to England the Zebra also stopped at Ascension island and St Helena, where Napoleon Bonaparte was residing. Lether spine and corners. Old handwriting on front endpaper. A few pages at the end are soiled. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tinakori Books]
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        DIAMOND CLASSIC. (libri in miniatura) Famosa collezione pubblicata a Londra da William Pickering dal 1820 al 1828.

      William Pickering 1820 - Disponibili: CATULLIS. Carmina. Londini, 1824 - CICERO. De Officis, De Senectutc et de Amicitia. 1821. NOVUM TESTAMENTUM Graecum. 1828. PETRARCA. Le rime. 1822. SHAKESPEARE. The plays. in nine volumes. 1825. Come in quasi tutti gli esemplari mancano le tavole. TERENTIUS. Comoedire. 1823. WOLTON. The lives of Donne, Watton, etc. 1827. WALTON & COTTON. The complete angler. 1825. Volumetti in-48° (ca. cm. 8, 5 - 9, 5 x 5) in br., caratteri microscopici, timbro di collezione privata in ciascuno. Tutti euro 2900. lingua: latino - inglese. www.libreriabrighenti.it [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Brighenti]
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        Antichità Romane ovvero Quadro de' Costumi, Usi, ed Instituzioni de' Romani; nel quale si espone tutto ciò che riguarda la loro Religione, Governo, Leggi, Magistrature, Procedure Giudiziarie, Tattica e Disciplina Militare, Marina, Feste, Giuocchi .

      Napoli : Tipografia di Porcelli 1820 - ~ Translator: Padre Gaetano Maria Monforte ~ Prima traduzione italiana del Padre Gaetano Maria Monforte, corredata di note dei traduttori francese e tedesco, con altre osservazioni ed avvertimenti del traduttore italiano. Opera in 3 tomi legati in un volume ~ Legatura coeva in mezza pelle e cartone colorato, dorso a 4 nervi con titolo e ricchi fregi in oro ~ Tomo I: VIII+316p; Tomo II: VII+[1]+400p; Tomo III: 3f+336p ~ 20x13x5cm. ~ Molto Buono. Bella legatura coeva / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The North American Review and Miscellaneous Journal, 238 Volumes (1820-1940)

      Boston; New York: Cummings and Hilliard; [et al.]. (1820-1940). First. Magazine. 238 bound volumes. Octavos. A near-complete run of the North American Review, America's most important literary journal of the 19th and early 20th Century. A consecutive run of volumes 10-248 dating from January 1820 through the final 1939-40 Winter issues, lacking only the first nine volumes, one quarterly issue from 1868 (October), and six monthly issues from 1894 (January-June). Most volumes are bound in full beige or blue cloth (13 are in half calf and marbled paper boards); volumes 174-248 have the original wrappers bound in.Founded in 1815, the NAR established itself as the most intellectual magazine in America. It quickly gained an international reputation and was a leading literary force in American letters throughout its 125-year history. Known for its long essay reviews of contemporary American and European literature, it also published scholarly articles on American society and current affairs, serving both as a platform for much of the most exciting social and literary commentary in the country, and as an arena for public debates on slavery and other controversial issues of the day.Most importantly, the magazine published contributions by some of America's best writers, ranging from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Thomas Wolfe, and including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Walt Whitman, John Russell Lowell, Mark Twain, Henry James, John Steinbeck, and others. Among the many complete works featured in this long run are Emerson's lectures on "Michael Angelo," "Milton," and five other essays and lectures; Washington Irving's "The Northmen"; and Longfellow's "Defense of Poetry." Walt Whitman contributed seven essays over a 10-year period, including: "The Poetry of the Future," "Old Poets," and "Have We a National Literature," and Mark Twain contributed five satires and essays, including: "In Defense of Harriet Shelley," "To the Person Sitting in Darkness," and "Edmund Burke on Croker and Tammany."Also noteworthy is Chief Justice Lemuel Shaw's "Slavery and the Missouri Question" from 1820, and Lewis Cass's influential articles on American Indian Policy. Edgar Allan Poe's first published work, Tamerlane, and Other Poems, received its first national notice in the October 1827 number, Sidney Fisher published his influential review of Uncle Tom's Cabin in 1853, and Edward Hale published his famous early review of Whitman's Leaves of Grass in January 1856. During the Civil War Lowell became editor and published influential articles on Lincoln and Seward. After the war he contributed the many important lectures on literature that made him famous. Important works from the 20th Century include The Ambassadors by Henry James serialized in twelve monthly issues in 1903, "A Paper on Free Verse" by Robert Bridges from 1922, and five short stores by John Steinbeck, two of which: "The Red Pony" (a.k.a. "The Gift") and "The Great Mountains," were later published as the first two chapters of The Red Pony.An ex-library set with ink stamps or bookplates on most front pastedowns, a small embossed stamp or occasional ink stamp on most title pages, and an occasional ink number stamp on some bottom page margins. The 13 volumes in contemporary half calf are scuffed and worn, thus good only, about ten volumes have a few loose or detached leaves, and one short story by Thomas Hardy was neatly removed from the October 1903 issue, else overall a very good set. A scarce large assemblage of first appearances of major American literary works and articles. A list of notable selections is available. .

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        The British Novelists; with an Essay, and Prefaces Biographical and Critical. 50 volumes complete.

      London; F C & J Rivington; W Lowndes; Scatcherd and Letterman J Nunn et al a very long list a new edition 2nd? 1820 - Fifty volumes complete, 12mo, contemporary full crimson morocco, the boards with triple gilt fillet and broad (for size of book) flower and leaf gilt roll within, corners gilt decorated, inner dentelles; the spine with three gilt ruled flatish raised bands, lettered direct in two compartments, the other two compartments fully and finely decorated, decoration at head and foot of spines, all edges gilt [volume 18 is in a 20C binding which attempts and rather successfully matches the other volumes; despite the tools being different it is more that the gilt is brighter that makes it stand out from its neighbours - I failed to spot it on my first, quick inspection.] Armorial bookplate of J.B. Parker on all front pastedowns save vol 18. Vols 1-8: Henry Fielding: Joseph Andrews; Vols. 9-15: Samuel Richardson: Sir Charles Grandison; Vols 16-17: De Foe: Robinson Crusoe; Vol 18 Henry Fielding: Joseph Andrews; Vols 19-21: The History of Tom Jones; Vol 22: Clara Reeve: The Old English Baron [and] Horace Walpole: The castle of Otranto; Vol 23. Mr. Coventry: History of Pompey the Little [and] Dr. Goldsmith: The Vicar of Wakefield; Vols 24-25: Mrs Lennox: The Female Quixote; Vol 26: Samuel Johnson: Rasselas [and] Dr. Hawksworth: Almoran and Hamet; Vol 27: Frances Brooke: Lady Juliet Mandeville [and] Mrs Inchbald: Nature and Art; Vol 28: Mrs Inchbald: A Simple Story; Vol 29: Henry Mackenzie: The Man of Feeling; Vols 30-31: Tobias Smollet: Humphrey Clinker; Vol 32-33: The Rev. Richard Graves: The Spiritual Quixote; Vols 34-35: Dr. Moore: Zeluco; Vols 36-37: Charlotte Smith: The Old Manor House; Vols 38-39: Fanny Burney: Evelina; Vols 40-42 Fanny Burney: Cecilia; Vols 43-44: Ann Radcliffe: Romance of the Forest; Vols 45-47: Ann Radcliffe: Mysteries of Udolpho; Vol 48 Bage: Man as he is not - Hermsprong; Vols 49-50: Maria Edgeworth: Belinda. Some little rubbing of extremities here and there but remains a rather pretty, sound, set. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres, contenant 1. Un nouveau dictionnaire bibliographique. 2. Une table en forme de catalogue raisonne - [Complete in 4 volumes]

      Paris : chez l'auteur 1820 - Troisieme edition, augmentee de plus de deux mille articles, et d'un grand nombre de notes. Physical description; 4 vols. ; 21 cm (8vo). Subjects; Subject Bibliographies - Bibliographies. Universal. Bibliography - Universal catalogs. Bibliography - Rare Books. Notes; With half-titles. Language; French. Scattered, marginal foxing. Finely and sumptuously bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the titles blocked direct in guilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in blind. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 3 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblioteca poetica italiana scelta e pubblicata da A. Bottura.

      Lefevre,, Parigi, 1820 - Trenta volumi di cm. 10, pp. 300 ca. ciascuno. Varie antiporta illustrate (ritratti). Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle rossa, dorsi a piccoli nervi con filetti, fregi e titoli in oro su doppio tassello al dorso. Piatti inquadrati da fregi in oro e cornice a secco; tagli dorati, dentelles interne e sguardie marmorizzate. Bell'ex libris inciso alle sguardie (Paul Marissiaux). Qualche fioritura, perlopiù marginale, peraltro esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Raccolta completa dei testi più rappresentativi della letteratura classica italiana, da Dante a Pindemonte. Non comune a reperirsi completo di tutti i volumi e munito di una legatura perfetta ed assai decorativa come il presente esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Picturesque Tour Along the Rhine, from Mentz to Cologne: With Illustrations of the scenes, remarkable events, and of popular traditions. Embellished with twenty-four highly finished and coloured engravings, from the drawings of M. Schuetz; and accompanied by a map. Translated from the German by John Black.

      London, R. Ackermann, 1820 - Quarto (360 × 300 mm). Finely bound in green half morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe of London, raised bands, spine gilt, buckram boards. Light marginal spotting to a few plates and leaves, small repair to the margin on the Biebrich plate, minor offset from plates, else a very good copy. 24 hand-coloured aquatint plates and large folding map with colour highlights. First edition, with plates watermarked 1816–1820. In this copy the Mentz plate is dated October 1819 and the Biebrich plate is dated Septr. 1819. With the list of subscribers. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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.

      London Ackermann 1820 - XIV S., 1 Bl., 178 S. Mit 24 altkolorierten Aquatintatafeln von T. Sutherland und D. Havell nach Christian Georg (II.) Schütz sowie grenzkolorierter gestochener Faltkarte. Gr.-4° (34,5 x 29 cm). Grünes Halbmaroquin um 1900 mit Rückentitel, Rückenvergoldung und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt (signiert: "Sangorski & Sutcliffe"). Erste englische Ausgabe, das deutsche Original war 1819 in Wiesbaden ohne Illustrationen erschienen. Für die englische Ausgabe entwarf Schütz prachtvolle Aquatintaansichten von Bacharach, Bingen, Boppard, Braubach, Johannisberg, Koblenz, Köln, Mainz, Oberwesel, St. Goar etc., im vorliegenden Exemplar in Abdrucken vor der Numerierung auf Papier "Whatman 1818" und "1819". P. O. Rave gelten sie als "schönste Folge englischer Rheinstiche [.] Sie zeichnen sich durch eine köstliche Weichheit der plastischen Formung aus mit zart behandelten Übergängen der Tonwerte, wodurch eine gepflegte Einheitlichkeit des Bildganzen erzielt wird" (Rheinbilder der Romantik, in: Wallraff-Richartz-Jahrbuch, 1924). - Der Frankfurter Diplomat und Schriftsteller Gerning (1767-1837) war unter anderem Bundestagsbevollmächtigter von Hessen-Homburg und Direktor des Vereins für nassauische Altertumskunde. Seine langjährige Freundschaft mit Goethe zerbrach auch am Vorwurf der Undankbarkeit des großen Dichters: "So geschah mir's mit meinem deutschen Rheinwerk, und ich bin nun kein Narr, ihm noch die englischen Prachtkupfer obendrein zu spenden" (aus einem Brief Gernings an Karl Ludwig von Knebel, zitiert nach Bode, Johann Ludwig Christ, S. 436). - Vorderes Innengelenk aufgeplatzt, Buchblock aber fest eingehängt. Wie stets etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig, acht Tafeln mit deutlicher Bräunung, die Ansicht von Mainz lose. Der elegante Einband minimal berieben, die Leinwandbezüge der Deckel mit schwachem Lichtrand. - Eines der schönsten Rheinbücher in sehr guter Erhaltung. *Abbey, Travel, 217. Schmitt, Rheinbeschreibungen, 84. Tooley 234. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE INDICATOR

      Joseph Appleyard, London 1820 - First complete collected edition in 76 issues of this literary periodical edited and most often cited as written by Hunt. Bound in 3/4 brown morocco over marbled paper boards, top edge gilt rest marbled. Issues start with number 1, Wed. Oct. 13, 1819 and continue through issue 52 (which is actually an index for the first year) Wed., Oct. 4, 1820. It then restarts with the next year actually numbered 1 again (eventually counted as 53) Oct. 11, 1820 through number 76, Wed., March 21, 1820. Each year's issues separately paginated. The closing issues last paragraph from Hunt thanks his supporters and gives "his fair readers" a kiss on the mouth. Contains a title page up front, laid paper flys, printed on wove paper. A few pages with old dog ear marks, VERY LITE THUMBING/TONING. Ex-libris George Merryweather, his bookplate inside front board. A fine copy of a scarce volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        2 Säulen. Oben mittig mit Monogrammsignatur und Bezeichnung "im Münster v. Ulm del". Radierung,

      ca. 1820. - Format (Platte): 183 x 126 mm. Blattgröße: 333 x 240 mm. *Stoll 216. - Andresen 227. - Darstellung von 2 Säulen mit Kapitalverzierungen auf getöntem Grund. Im unteren Teil drei eingeschaltete Szenen mit Ordensfiguren. Die Szene unten links zeigt eine Klosterzelle mit einem Mönch am Schreibtisch. Diese ist am Unterrand in der Platte in spiegelverkehrter Schrift betitelt: "Im Kloster von Paderborn". Diese Betitelung ist weder bei Stoll noch bei Andresen erwähnt, daher handelt es sich bei dem vorliegenden Abzug möglicherweise um eine Plattenvariante. Sehr seltene Arbeit von Grimm mit einer Zusammenstellung diverser Studien als Radierung, hier möglicherweise in einer in der Lit. nicht erwähnten Variante. - Ausgezeichneter Abzug mit gratig zeichnender Plattenkante, sauber und sehr gut erhalten mit breitem Rand. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 800

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        Geraniaceæ: The natural order of Gerania. Illustrated by coloured figures and descriptions; comprising the numerous and beautiful mule-varieties cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain, with directions for their treatment, 5 volumes, complete.

      London: James Ridgeway, -. First edition. 1820 - Pp. (x), (200), (5, index), (2, errata); (iv), (200), (8, index); (iv), (200), (10, index); (ii), (200), (12, index); (2), (200), (4, index); 500 full-page hand-colored plates, 100 plates per volume, engraved by S. Watts after E.D. Smith, each accompanied by a leaf of descriptive text. Later half green calf with 5 raised bands and black morocco title and volume labels over original marbled boards, lg 8vo. One of the truly great flower books of the early 19th century with superb hand-colored plates. Rare as a complete set; volume 5 is considered the supplement volume and is often not found with this set. See Sitwell - Fine Flower Books, p. 141, Nissen, BBI, p. 178. Occasional mild offsetting from a few plates, some age toning to a few of the title pages, slight wear to the original boards, the text and beautiful hand-colored plates are bright and clean without foxing or browning, a tight, very good copy.

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        Ivanhoe A Romance. By "The Author of Waverley," &c. In Three Volumes.

      Edinburgh Printed for Archibald Constable 1820 - First Edition, First Issue in Boards, Uncut [SCOTT, Sir Walter]. Ivanhoe; A Romance. By "The Author of Waverley," &c. In Three Volumes. Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Hurst, Robinson, and Co., London, 1820. First edition, first issue, with all points listed by Worthington with one exception. Points in Volume I: pagination ends on p. 298; the formemark on p. [iii] is 9; the first word on p. iv, line 6, is "Peter;" p. v, line 12, the second and fourth words are "which," not the third word as noted in Worthington, but the formemark is 6; p. vi, line 14, the first word is "observed;" p. ix, line 1, there is no comma after "fought;" p. xii, line 5, there is no comma after "people;" p. xv, line 3, word six is "toilsome;" p. xvi, line 20, the first word is "ton;" there are no formemarks on pp. xvi, xix, or xxiv; p. xxviii has formemark 9; p. xxx has formemark 12; and p. xxix has a comma after the word "paste" in the first line. Three octavo volumes (7 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 198 x 120 mm.). [6], xxxiii, [1, blank], 158, 151-298; [4], 327, [1, blank]; [4], 371, [1, blank], [3, ads], [1, blank] pp. Complete with half-titles. Uncut in the original quarter dark green roan over reddish-brown boards. Smooth spines ruled and lettered in gilt. A remarkably fine and totally unsophisticated copy. Individually chemised and housed together in a quarter dark green morocco book-back slipcase. "‘Ivanhoe,’ which appeared at the end of 1819, marked a new departure. Scott was now drawing upon his reading instead of his personal experience, and the book has not the old merit of serious portraiture of real life. But its splendid audacity, its vivid presentation of mediæval life, and the dramatic vigour of the narrative, may atone for palpable anachronisms and melodramatic impossibilities. The story at once achieved the popularity which it has always enjoyed, and was more successful in England than any of the so-called ‘Scottish novels.’ It was Scott’s culminating success in a bookselling sense, and marked the highest point both of his literary and his social prosperity" (D.N.B.). Block, p. 209. Grolier, 100 English, 71. Todd and Bowden, Sir Walter Scott, 140Aa. Van Antwerp 9. Worthington 8. HBS 65268. $7,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Ancient Greece, Its Colonies and Conquests.

      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, sixth edition 1820. - This is the rare eight-volume set of Gillies great classic, as published in 1820. Part 1 is the four-volume set of the History that first appeared in 1786: Part 2 is a four-volume "New Edition, with Corrections and Additions ". Gillies saw these eight volumes of the sixth edition as one work, and says in the Preface to Part 2 "In the compass of eight volumes, I have thus attempted a work.wanting in modern literature." The subtitle of Part 1 is "From the Earliest Accounts Till the Division of the Macedonian Empire in the East; Including the History of Literature, Philosophy, and the Fine Arts". The subtitle of Part 2 is "Embracing the History of the Ancient World, from the Dominion of Alexander to that of Augustus; With a survey of Preceding Periods, and a Continuation of the History of Arts and Letters". Part 1: Volume 1, xii+515 pp, with engraved folding map "of the Western Division of the Grecian Colonies, & Conquests"; Volume II, viii+413 pp; Volume III, viii+522 pp; Volume IV, viii+452+ 59 pp unpaginated Index. Part 2: Volume I, xv+563 pp. with engraved folding map of the Eastern Division of the Grecian Colonies and Conquests; Volume II, viii+570 pp; Volume III, viii+519 pp; Volume IV, viii+631pp, of which 525-631is the index. Bound in contemporary full polished calf, five panelled spines with decorative gilt panels and lining, with 13 original spine labels and 3 matching modern replacement labels. The set shows some wear, rubbing, etc, but it has been professionally restored, with spine extremities strengthened where neccessary. The maps are in very good condition, texts are tight and clean, there is some old worm damage to endpapers, there is the signature of Thomas B Parry on the title pages of each volume, and a longer inscription relating to the acquisition of the books on the front pastedown of the final volume. "Mr Parry, son-in-law to the Rev D MacDonald, Minister of Killean, Kintyre, Argylshire has had bequeathed to him all Mr Parry's Books, or rather presented to him by his daughter after her husband's death". The first edition was in London, as two vols in 1786, as well as a 1786 Dublin printing but in three vols. The 2nd edition was 1787 as four vols. The 3rd edition was 1792/93, the 4th in 1801 and the 5th in 1809. The 2nd ed. was printed in Paris in 1787 as six vols.

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        Voyage dans l'Intérieur de l'Afrique fait en 1795, 1796, 1797 par M. Mungo Park. Traduit de l'anglais sur la seconde édition par J. Castéra (2 Tomes - Complet) [ Suivi de : ] Second Voyage de Mungo Park dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique, pendant l'année 1805

      Dentu et Carteret J. G. Dentu 1820 - 3 vol. in-8 reliure uniforme de l'époque (1820) demi-basane marron, dos à faux-nerfs à la grecque, Dentu et Carteret (Voyage), J. G. Dentu (Second Voyage), An VIII (1800) et 1820, Voyage : frontispice (portrait de Mungo Park), XII-411 pp. (Tome I) et 2 ff. n. ch.(faux-titre et titre), 376 pp. (Tome II), avec 1 carte dépliante (sur les 3) et 5 planches hors texte (dont le frontipsice) / Second Voyage : frontispice (portrait de Mungo Park) 2 ff. n. ch.(faux-titre et titre), iv pp. (préface), CLXXI pp. (Vie de Mungo Park), 245 pp., avec 8 planches hors texte (sans la carte dépliante) / Titre complet : oyage dans l'Intérieur de l'Afrique fait en 1795, 1796, 1797 par M. Mungo Park, envoyé par la Société d'Afrique établie à Londres ; avec des éclaircissemens sur la Géographie de l'intérieur de l'Afrique, par le Major Rennell . Traduit de l'anglais sur la seconde édition par J. Castéra - Second Voyage de Mungo Park dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique pendant l'année 1805 ; précédé d'une notice historique et biographique sur la mort de ce célèbre voyageur, composé d'après des documens officiels et particuliers relatifs à ce voyage, et communiqués par sa famille, traduit de l'anglais sur la 2e édition, avec des additions tirées de la Narration de Robert Adams en Afrique, en 1810 Manquent 3 cartes (avec la seule carte des Variations de la Boussole dans le premier titre), rel. frottées avec petits accrocs, 2 ff. débrochés, bonne fraîcheur intérieure par ailleurs. Ces 2 traductions des voyages africains de Mungo Park sont peu courantes. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The angler's progress: a poem. Developing the pleasures the angler receives from the dawn of the propensity in infancy, till the period of his becoming a complete angler. The second edition. Illustrated with twelve elegant and appropriate wood cuts.

      London. Printed for J. H. Burn, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden. 1820 - [10], 157,[1],155-161,[13]p. [8] leaves of plates. Imprimatur on verso of the first leaf. Contemporary or early eighteenth century calf, black label "Navigation". A fine copy crisp and clean internally. From the library of the Earls of Macclesfield with the bookplate of the South Library. Not in Wing. L only in ESTC on-line. Not in Taylor Mathematical practitioners in Tudor and Stewart England (But see No 391, 405, 408, and 429 for other editions). This book was clearly written, and issued, in stages; something which the ESTC on-line entry does not make at all clear. First issued in 1678, in 4to. Re-issued in 1680. Again in 3 separate issues of 1684, undifferentiated in Wing. (a) The first state ended at Page 88 with the word "Finis", under which is an advertisement; "There will be Published the Practical part of the Sea with some Queries in Astronomy, useful in navigation, by the same Author." This issue had five plates, four of them folding. (b) An issue with 110 pages. This issue adds an "Appendix", pages 89-110, gatherings G and H (G7,H4), and had an additional folding plate at page 95: making 6 plates, five of them folding. This issue retains the words "Finis" and the advt. at the bottom of page 88 (and so presumably contains a reissue of the earlier sheets). (c) An issue of 157,[1] pages. This issue adds pages 111-157, and adds two further plates; making a complete tally of 8 plates, 7 of them folding. This issue retains "Finis" at the bottom of page 88 and at p. 110, again suggesting re-use of the original sheets. Our issue of 1687 is the last and most complete. This also retains the word "Finis" at the bottom of pages 88 and 110. This edition adds considerably to the wording on the title page describing the additional contents. In this edition an extra preliminary leaf, an imprimatur, is added producing a final collation of [10], 157,[1], 155-161 [i.e. 159-165],[13]p. [8] leaves of plates. New text added here in the final 12 unnumbered pages concerns Blackborow's dispute with Flamsteed. Entitled "A Letter from a worthy friend concerning Mr. Flamsteed's behaviour in this controversy" it is signed "B.D", Dated "Received the 16th of October, 1686", it is thus clearly first issued here. Blackborow was a strong anti-Copernican and adds to his critical analysis of Bond's calculations arguments against the earth's motion based on the absence of solar and stellar paralax which he expected to be clearly noticeable if the earth revolved about the sun. Throughout the work Blackborow uses the meridian and parallel of the "Lyzard" and of "Bermudas" to exemplify his argument. The lively letter addressed to Blackborow, (but perhaps by him?) here first added commends Blackborow for his honourable desire to save the lives of sailors and speaks of his "long and diligent application to Sea-affairs." He confirms that the adherence of modern navigators to Mercator "is a very great and hazardous mistake" and condemns Flamsteed whom he calls a "pugnatious little man" for his campaign of running round the coffee houses denigrating Blackborow's treatise. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notes sur la théorie des ondes donnée par M. Poisson (voyez Académie Royale des Sciences de Paris année 1816). Lu a la séance du 27 février 1820.

      Accademia delle Scienze,, Torino, 1820 - In-4° (270x215mm), pp. (2), 113-151, legatura moderna m. pelle con titolo impresso verticalmente in oro al dorso. Piatti in cartone marmorizzato. Conservate all'interno le brossure originali in marmorizzatura rosa. Dedica autografa del Plana alla prima c. bianca: "A Monsieur Gautier Docteur ès sciences de l'Académie de Paris. De la parte de l'Auteur". Ottimo e marginoso esemplare. Prima edizione a sé, rarissima; estratto dai "Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de Turin", vol. XXV, del 1820. Importante contributo planiano di analisi matematica. Il Plana (Voghera, 1781-Torino, 1864), fu allievo a Parigi di Lagrange e Legendre, professore di astronomia all'Università di Torino dal 1811. Le sue ricerche più significative riguardano il moto lunare; esse, condotte inizialmente insieme con Francesco Carlini, confluirono nell'importante opera Théorie du mouvement de la lune (1832). Compì inoltre importanti ricerche sulla geodia, la fisica matematica e la meccanica celeste. La sua celebrità gli deriva non solo da tali studi e dall'essere egli stato il direttore dell’Osservatorio Astronomico torinese dopo il proprio maestro, Giovan Battista Beccaria, ma anche per dal cattivo carattere. che lo portò a scontrarsi con altre illustri personalità del suo tempo; la lunga polemica che ebbe con Laplace ebbe poi una conclusione a suo favore per ammissione dello stesso astronomo francese nel Traité de mèchanique céleste. Egli lasciò una cospicua serie di manoscritti all’Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, della quale fu Presidente dal 1851 sino alla morte. Fu inoltre socio dell’Académie des Sciences di Parigi e delle Royal Society di Londra (dal 1827) e di Edimburgo (dal 1835). Ronalds, 400-401. Poggendorff, II, 460. Catalogue of the Crawford Library of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, p. 360. D.S.B., XI, 6-7. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Memorie istoriche dei sette comuni vicentini: opera postuma.: Memorie istoriche delle popolazioni alpine dette cimbriche e vocabolarj de’ loro dialetti v. 1. che contiene le memorie v. 2. che contiene i vocabolarj.

      Paroni, Vicenza. 1820 - Poche furono le opere delle quali il Dal Pozzo poté vedere la stampa: qualche poesia occasionata da eventi di importanti famiglie a Lui conosciute e poi la genesi della Beata Giovanna Maria Bonomo. Solo nel 1820, dopo la Sua morte, trovarono luce le "Memorie Istoriche dei Sette Comuni". Lo scritto è una delle più ricercate pubblicazioni relative all’altopiano dei Sette Comuni. Formato: XI, 408 p., 22 cm, cart. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, piccoli difetti alla legatura soprattutto al dorso.

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        Genio constitucional. @Nos. 1-77 and 7 supplements (6 numbered and 1 unnumbered), a complete run.

      Porto, [colophon] na Typ. de Viuva Alvarez Ribeiro & Filhos, October 2-December 30, 1820. - Masthead has woodcut depicting a winged cherub with torch and trumpet. Each issue with 4 pp.; supplements range from 1 to 4 pp. 77 issues and 7 supplements in 1 volume. 4°, contemporary paste paper wrappers (spine reinforced and chipped). Uncut. Faint staining to inner margin, minor soiling and stains. Internally in fine condition, overall very good. 77 issues and 7 supplements in 1 volume. ---- FIRST EDITION, a very rare COMPLETE RUN of this liberal journal, with what may be the earliest published work by Almeida Garrett.The @Genio (edited by Alfredo Braga and António Luís de Abreu) commenced publication shortly after the Porto military uprising of August 24, 1820. The revolt, which toppled the regency of Marshal Beresford, prompted a veritable revolution in Portuguese institutions and the decisive (if short-lived) triumph of liberalism. The @Genio constitucional provides almost daily coverage of political developments in Porto, Lisbon, and elsewhere in Portugal as new political institutions emerged under the direction of the Junta Provisional, leading to the election of representatives to the new Côrtes Constituintes in December 1820. In its editorials, the @Genio constitucional strongly supports the adoption of a liberal constitution similar to the Spanish constitution of 1812, but opposes those who would unite Spain and Portugal under one liberal government. Considerable space is also given to foreign news - particularly reaction in England and elsewhere to the Portuguese revolution - and to the formation of the Sociedade Promotora da Agricultura, das Artes, e da Industria em Geral.The @Supplemento ao Genio constitutional Nº 60 (9 December 1820) contains what is perhaps the @first published work of João Baptista da Silva d'Almeida, Visconde de Almeida Garrett: a letter, written on behalf of the Corpo Academico of the Universidade de Coimbra, protesting their disenfranchisement in the election of representatives to the Côrtes. His earliest works were previously believed to date to 1821: the @O dia vinte quatro d'Agosto. Anno I (in support of the Porto uprising), the @Versos ao Corpo Academico, and the controversial @Retrato de Venus, 1821.Almeida Garrett (1799-1854) was a man of great talent and far-reaching interests: "As journalist, founder and editor of several short-lived newspapers, as a stylist and master of prose, his country's chief lyric poet in the first half of the nineteenth century . . . and greatest dramatist since the sixteenth; as politician and one of the most eloquent of all Portugal's orators, an enthusiastic if unscientific folk-lorist, a novelist, critic, diplomatist, soldier, jurist and judge, Almeida Garrett played many parts and with success" (Bell, @Portuguese Literature pp. 288-89).---- Rafael & Santos, @Jornais e revistas portugueses do séc. XIX, 2553: calling for 77 issues, not mentioning the supplements. Universidade de Coimbra, @Publicações periódicas portuguesas 1120: calling for 77 issues and an unspecified number of supplements. Cunha, @Elementos para a história da imprensa periódica portuguesa 160. Not in Innocencio; see III, 313, where the @Versos ao Corpo Academico, 1821, are referred to as the Almeida Garrett's first published work; see also @Aditamentos p. 193 for reference to @Hymno patriotico, Porto 1820. Silva Pereira, @Jornalismo portuguez p. 12. Not in Welsh or @Greenlee Catalogue. Not in @Union List of Serials. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 24031629 (2 copies at Harvard University, one with the issues unspecified, the other with 77 issues + 7 supplements); 497348161 (British Library, with only 76 issues). Porbase (without saying which are complete runs) locates 3 copies at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, 4 at the Biblioteca Pública Municipal do Porto, and 1 each at the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian and the Universidade de Coimbra. Copac repeats the British Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Itinerario italiano o sia descrizione dei viaggi per le strade più frequentate alle principali città d'Italia coll'indicazione delle distanze in poste, in miglia, in ore e minuti; dei migliori alberghi; degli oggetti più interessanti di Belle Arti, Antiquaria e Storia Naturale; delle principali produzioni e manifatture locali, e delle altre cognizioni più vantaggiose ai viaggiatori. Con diciassette carte geografiche. Duodecima edizione milanese accresciuta dei Viaggi da Milano a Parigi.

      Pietro e Giuseppe Vallardi,, Milano, 1820 - In-8° (188x118mm), pp. (1), XL, (1), 297 + 23 di "Catalogo dei libri di proprio fondo o che trovansi in maggiore numero presso la Ditta Pietro e Giuseppe Vallardi di Milano", legatura del tempo m. pelle marrone e angoli con titolo in oro su tassello e fregi in oro al dorso. Piatti in cartone marmorizzato. Tagli marmorizzati. Complessive 17 tavole ripiegate f.t., di cui una all'antiporta, finemente incise su rame, raffiguranti una cartografia generale dell'Italia, le distanze tra le principali città europee espresse in leghe postali, i principali itinerari all'interno del territorio peninsulare. Svariate tabelle n.t. Indici delle località principali in fine. Usuali fioriture e tracce d'uso, ma buon esemplare nell'insieme, assai inconsulto da trovare completo di tutte le 17 calcografie. Duodecima edizione milanese di fortunatissima e tuttora ricercata guida d'Italia vallardiana, "accresciuta dei Viaggi da Milano a Parigi passando dal Sempione e Monte Cenisio, e da Milano a Vienna passando per la Ponteba, Trento, e Salisburgo, ed anche del Quadro delle distanze, ridotte in leghe, delle principali Città di commercio dell'Europa". L'opera, mirabile per precisione ed esaustività, illustra le distanze fra i vari centri, i migliori alberghi, la monetazione, gli oggetti più rimarchevoli di antichità e belle arti, le produzioni industriali e gli scambi commerciali, i servizi postali, le ferrovie, le tariffe, costituendo anche un utile prospetto socio-economico dell'Italia del tempo. La presente edizione è ricorretta e accresciuta rispetto alle precedenti. Olschki, 1441 (ed. del 1822). Fossati Bellani, I, p. 200, n. 486. Manca al Cremonini. Cfr. Pescarsoli, I, 191, n. 464 e E. Rocco, Anonimi e pseudonimi italiani, p. 171. Passano, p. 171 (edizione milanese in francese del 1817). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        Costumes civils et militaires de la Monarchie française depuis 1200 jusqu'à 1820.

      Delpech, Paris, (1820). - 240 X 320 mm. 4 tomes reliés demi-basane rouge à coins, dos lisse orné en long à chaud, non rogné (rel. de l'ép.). Rare série complète de 380 planches lithographiées par F. Delpech et coloriées. (Colas 1807). Minimes traces d'usage à la reliure, quelques feuillets légèrement roussis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Serge Paratte, Livres anciens & modernes]
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        Apologia dialogal visita aos visitadores, e exame nos examinadores: conversação entre dois boticarios, hum provinciano e outro lisbonense. He o seu objecto principal avaliar a utilidade de algumas formulas, e preparações pharmaceuticas, que o boticario Antonio José de Souza Pinto publicou em huma só folha volante, que fez distribuir gratuitamente com a Gazeta de 25 de Setembro de 1817, e reprehender huma orgulhosissima, e muito descortez Analyse, que publicarão tres boticarios, João Antonio Carreira, José da Silva Pinheiro, e Joaquim Ignacio Moreira.

      Lisbon, Impressão Regia, 1820. - Woodcut royal arms of Portugal on title-page. 138 pp., (2 ll.), 1 blank l. 2 works bound in 1 volume. 4°, contemporary mottled sheep (some minor defects), flat spine with gilt fillets, crimson leather lettering piece, gilt letter, marbled endleaves, text-block edges tinted olive (faded). Occasional very slight soiling. Overall in fine condition. 2 works bound in 1 volume. ---- FIRST (and ONLY?) EDITION. A pharmacological duel: the first work in the volume is a response to the second. The second repeats and critiques ten recipes that involve soap, tin, and nitric ether, among other ingredients.Born in Trafaria, across the Tejo from Lisbon, Sousa Pinto (1777-1853) traveled to Lisbon, became a pharmacologist when he was barely 20, and opened a pharmacy. He was also director of the Hospital of S. Lazaro.---- Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da colecção portuguesa I, 249. Not located in Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto. Not located in @BLC. @NUC: DNLM. NUC: DNLM. ---- BOUND WITH: @CARREIRA, João Antonio, José da Silva Pinheiro and Joaquim Ignacio Moreira. @Analyse da folha que o boticario Antonio José de Sousa Pinto publicou, e distribuio com a Gazeta de 25 de Setembro proximo passado ? Lisbon: Impressão Regia, 1817, novamente reimpresso ? no anno de 1820.@* Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da colecção portuguesa I, 60. Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto 841: locating only this edition. Not located in @BLC or @NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuel d'ornithologie, ou tableau systématique des oiseaux qui se trouvent en Europe; précédé d'une analyse du système général d'ornithologie, et suivi d'une table alphabétique des espèces.

      - Seconde édition, considérablement augmentée et mise au niveau des découvertes nouvelles. Paris, H. Cousin & E. d'Ocagne, 1820-1842. 6 volumes (4 text- & 2 atlas-volumes). 8vo. (I:) pp. (4), cxii, 1-439, (1); (II:) pp. (4), 441-950; (III:) pp. (4), lxxxiv, 1-305, (1); (IV:) pp. (4), 307-691, (3); (Atlas:) With 530 handcoloured lithographed plates. Contemporary half brown calf, spines gilt (a bit rubbed; text) & contemporary half green calf, gilt spines with 4 raised bands and gilt lettering (atlas). Anker 523 (listing only the atlas by Werner): "The figures on these plates were intended as illustrations to Temminck's 'Manuel d'ornithologie', second edition, 1820-40, a handbook on the birds of Europe"; Nissen IVB, 979; Wood 622 (listing a copy with 516 plates only !): "The second edition of this important handbook was much enlarged to include some of the non-European avifauna, and to furnish a description or mention of species new to science"; Zimmer II, 668-669. Letterpress of 30 pages of the atlas (i.e titles & list of depicted species) not present. The atlas - consisting of very finely handcoloured lithographs - has been published in 53 parts with 10 plates each. All figures are lithographed by Langlumé and A. Belin after drawings by Werner. A good set of this rare ornithological handbook. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk]
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        Picturesque Tour from Geneva to Milan, by way of the Simplon: illustrated with thirty six coloured views of the most striking scenes and of the principal works belonging to the new road constructed over that mountain, engraved from designs by J. and J. Lory, of Neufchatel; and accompanied with particulars historicals and descriptive

      Ackermann,, London, 1820 - Cm. 27, pp. (8) 136 + (2) con l'indice delle tavole. Una carta geografica all'antiporta e 36 belle tavole fuori testo all’acquatinta con coloritura coeva. Solida legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle con ampie punte, dorso liscio con titoli in oro. Sguardie marmorizzate. Esemplare pulito ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Celebre opera che illustra il percorso alpino tra Ginevra e Milano. Molto affascinanti le vedute che riguardano il Monte Rosa, il Sempione e i suoi ponti, Crevola, Val d’Ossola, Villa d’Ossola, Baveno, il Lago Maggiore, Arona, Sesto. ecc. Edizione celebrata da tutte le bibliografie alpine, di viaggio e di storia locale del norditalia. Cfr. almeno Fiammetta Olschki (viaggi in Italia) n. 608. Non comune, soprattutto quando completa di tutte le tavole e ben conservato come il presente esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Ivanhoe

      Edinburgh, Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh, and Hurst, Robinson and Co. 1820 - Three volumes. Size of the binding: 4 7/8 in. x 8 in. Vol. I: Half-title, title page, advertisement leaf, second half-title. [i]-xxxiii, [1]-298 pp. with imprint at the bottom of page 298; Vol. II: [4], [1]-327 pp., with the imprint at the bottom of p. 327; Vol. III: [4], [1]-371 pp., with the imprint at the bottom of p. 371 + a 3-page publisher's catalogue. Half-titles and second half-titles are present in all volumes. On the title page of Vol. I, the "!" is over the "or" in the name "Prior." The rule measures 10 mm. Vol. I contains a number of mis-numbered pages; e.g., page 159 is mis-numbered "151," and the following pages through to "298" [306]. On p. 296, line 11, the dialogue ending with the word "journey" closes with a single apostrophe instead of the required double. There is no figure on p. 297. On Page [1], the ""P" of the name "ope" in the quotation falls under the "l," not the "ul," of the word "ungrateful." Vol. III, p. 187, line 17 shows the word "frequent" instead of "pregnant." Todd & Bowden: variants for 1st issue (at p. 504): Variant press figures in this copy: Volume 1: p. 44 figure 2 instead of 10, p. 101 lacks figure 2, p. 148 lacks figure 14 but has figure 4 at p. 154, p. 297 lacks figure 3; Volume 2: p. 71 figure 5 instead of 13, p. 244 no figure instead of figure 3. There are repaired tears to page margins: Volume 2: p. 83 top edge, p. 99 fore-edge, Volume 3: p. 349 top edge. Bound in full, dark brown morocco leather by Zaehnsdorf, with their gilt stamp on the lower front inner turn-in, five raised bands on the spine, with gilt titling, double-line borders, and richly gilt inner dentelles, brown watered silk endpapers, top-edge gilt. Fading to the spines and cover margins. The fore and lower edges of the book have not been trimmed in binding. A few pages show some light, scattered tan-spotting. With the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the reverse of the front free endpaper. Weight: 4 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA DE LA DOMINACION DE LOS ARABES EN ESPAÑA, sacada de varios manuscritos y memorias arábigas. Por. del Gremio y Claustro de la Universidad de Alcalá, individuo de número de la Academia Española, y de la Historia.

      Imp. que fue de García, Madrid 1820 - 3 tomos enc. en 2 vols. 21x15, XIVp (incl. port, tostadas), 635p (desde p.298 págs. levemente tostadas o tostadas) = port, 456 (desde p.169 levemente tostadas) = XXp, 268p (levemente tostadas), 6 láms (mancha hum. margen sup. Hol. puntas roz. - Primera edición. Palau 59016. Esta obra precursora tuvo un gran éxito y fue, durante muchos años, la base para toda noticia. En 1840 Dozy acusó a Conde de ignorante, falsario e impostor, pero esa acusación es manifiestamente injusta. 1820-1821

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        NUOVA RACCOLTA DI N° 24 RAMI CHE RAPPRESENTANO LA VITA DI MARIA SSMA. COLL'AGGIUNTA, CHE COMPISCE TUTTE LE FESTE CHE RICORRONO NEL CORSO DELL'ANNO DELLA MEDESIMA. DEI QUALI IN N° 22 SONO D'INVENZIONE E DISEGNO DEL CELEBRE NICCOLO' POUSSIN E FEDELMENTE INCISI DA ALESSANDRO MOCHETTI.

      PRESSO IL SUD. SANS DATE. (VERS 1820). - RECUEIL DE 24 PLANCHES, DONT LE TITRE GRAVE, ENTIEREMENT MONTE SUR ONGLET (22 X 30,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON), RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 BASANE NOIRE, DOS LISSE ORNE DE FILETS DORES. PETITES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE, QUELQUES ROUSSEURS, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE.

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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