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        En Skakker Jøde / Kleiderjüde.

      Orig. håndkoloreret kobberstik. Kbhvn. ca. 1820. 25 x 18 cm.. Fra Klædedragter i Kjøbenhavn

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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        Naturgeschichte in Bildern mit erläuterndem Text. Daraus: IV. Lieferung = Hefte 33-56 in 1 Band: Fische

      Düsseldorf, Arntz & Co., ca., 1820.. Lithogr. Titel, 50 Bll. Text., 141 (st. 144) kolorierte, teils silbergehöhte lithogr. Tafeln. Dekorativer neuer HLdr. mit Rückenschild. Qu.-4°. 20 x 25 cm. Nissen ZBI 4008; Dean II, 509. - Die schönen Tafeln mit den dazugehörigen erläuternden Textblättern, am Schluß zwei Blätter Register. - Es fehlen die Tafeln 85-87 (Text jedoch vorhanden). Das zeitgen. Kolorit häufig mit Silberhöhung. Tafeln leicht, wenige stärker gebräunt, teils mit Stockflecken oder geringem Textabklatsch. Titel und einige Tafeln mit teils hinterlegten Randeinrissen unten. Vereinzelte Tafeln unter Verlust der Nr. oben knapp beschnitten, diese alt mit der Feder ergänzt wie auch die Datierung auf dem Titelblatt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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      CAPURRO 1820-1821 4 volumi in 2 tomi in 8vo. Esemplare su carta forte. Lievi tracce di umido. Mezza pelle coeva, titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi. 3 immagini allegate.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        A Voyage in the West Indies: containing various observations made during a Residence in Barbadoes, and several of the Leeward Islands

      London: Sir Richard Phillips, 1820. First. hardcover. fine. Illustrated with 1 map and 6 black & white aquatints. Slim 8vo, 106pp., deckled edges, 1/4 recent crimson morocco, marbled boards. London: Sir Richard Phillips, 1820. First Edition. Fine. Sabin 10114; Cundall 2150. Issued as partk of Sir Richard Phillips' New Voyages.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        5 line autographed note signed with initials by the 8th President.

      - 1 page with the recipient's name on verso. 8" x 4". n.p. n.d. ca. 1820. "Mr. Dayton will please to call upon the President and bring with him Mr. Martinez' note of the 23 December list commanding the cut of the monies - 60 gross.M.V.B."

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        Extract of the Review of Lord Byron's Hours of Idleness, from the Edinburgh Review, no. XXII. Which occasioned "English Bards and Scotch Reviewers".

      Printed for Wilton & Son. 1820 Some spotting. Contemp. half dark blue calf, gilt spine; spine a little dulled & sl. rubbed at head & tail. Bookplates of Gilbert Compton Elliot & Alex Bridge. a.e.g. A nice copy of a scarce item. 8pp with c.50 blank pages.Chew p111; Wise II.73. '... he [Byron] takes care to remember us of Doctor Johnson's saying, that when a nobleman appears as an author, his merit should be handsomely acknowledged. In truth, it is this consideration only that induces us to give Lord Byron's poems a place in our Review, beside our desire to counsel him, that he do forthwith abandon poetry... But whatever judgment [sic] may be passed on the poems of this noble minor, it seems we must take them as we find them, and be content; for they are the last we shall ever have from him.'

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        Veduta del Golfo di Napoli dai Camaldoli, la collina del Vomero e tutto il seno della città

      Veduta originale a la gouache. 1820 circa. Cm.40x85.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        Summary of the Mahratta and Pindarree Campaign during 1817, 1818, and 1819 under the Direction of the Marquis of Hastings chieflly embracing the operations of the Army of the Deckan,

      E. Wlliams. 11, The Strand. 1820 - Army of the Deckan, under the command of his excellency Lieut-Gen. Sir T. Hislop. Bart. G.C.B. with some particulars and remarks. title, 363 pp. folding map, folding plan. 8vo. half leather later reback over marbled boards. little foxing offsetting to map, plan. Excellent copy of this Scarce title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HALEWOOD AND SONS ABA ILAB. est.1867]
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        Science du Publiciste, ou Traite des Principes elémentaires du Droit. 11 vols.

      A Paris, A Londres, 1820-23. 11 cont. full calf, richly gilt backs. Vol.11 a little damaged on back. Otherwise good

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Ismael an Oriental Tale with Other Poems

      London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1820. Very rare first edition. Bound in original publishers paper covered boards, paper title label. Boards very light rubbed on corners, title label rubbed on edge. Binding in very good clean condition. Internally, many pages unopened, no loose pages, no writing/marking. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. Excellent copy, in original publishers binding. A81. First Edition. Very Good Plus. Small 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Swiss Scenery. From drawings made in 1820

      London: Rodwell & Martin, 1820. Period full dark maroon leather with blind stamped gilt design on front board and embossed gilt design and lettering on spine all edges gilt and rolled edges. Just a lovely unsigned binding. No foxing. Rarely found in this condition.. First Edition. Full Morocco Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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      - Tratado de Armaria Portuguesa e Arte de Brazonar os Escudos dos Reis e Famílias Nobres destes Reinos. Por. Cavaleiro da Ordem de S. Bento de Aviz, Cavaleiro Fidalgo da Casa Real, Provedor Cosmógrafo da Comarca de Tavira, Major do Real Corpo de Engenheiros. Lisboa 1820. [Reedição do Gabinete de Estudos Heraldicos e Genealógicos]. 1958 - 1963. Obra em 4 volumes. De 30x21 cm. Com 184, 248, 152 e 159 pags. Encadernações em precalina verde. Ilustrado no 4º volume com a descrição gráfica da armaria portuguesa e dos seus campos de honra. Exemplar dedicatória de oferta no anterrosto. Location/localizacao: 7-3-B-10

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        A Narrative of a Journey into Persia, and Residence at Teheran: Containing a Descriptive Itinerary from Constantinople to the Persian Capital . From the French of M. Tancoigne, attached to the Embassy of General Gardane

      - London: Printed for William Wright, 1820. 8vo. (8 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches). Engraved folding map after Arrowsmith, hand colored engraved plate. Twentieth century half smooth tan calf over marbled paper covered boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, morocco lettering piece in the second. First edition in English of a noted French epistolary narrative describing an Embassy to Persia. "Tancoigne was attached to the French embassy in Persia from 1807 to 1809" (Atabey). First published in French, this first English edition includes a charming hand colored plate of the interior of a harem. This one volume edition is dedicated to Mirza- Aboul-Hassan-Khan, the Persian Ambassador in London; the dedication reads: "The following Letters, in which an impartial though flattering picture, of the present state of Persia is given, and above all, ample justice has been done to the virtues and talents of his illustrious and enlightened soverign." Atabey 1193 (first edition in French); Wilson, p.222; Weber I:82. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        DES MYSTERES D'ISIS : Ouvrage Posthume

      PARIS: DELESTRE ET BOULAGE, 1820 1 ERE EDITION DE CE CELEBRE OUVRAGE de Thomas Pascal BOULAGE, avocat à la cour royale, professeur de droit de Paris, TRES RECHERCHE 152 pp. sur papier verge, EX-LIBRIS de LOUIS DELORME. Bon. broché.

      [Bookseller: EDITIONS DU COSMOGONE]
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        1820 Spain ~ document; Signed by King Ferdinand VII 'Yo el Rey' Royal Seal

      1820 - 1820 Spain ~ document; Signed by King Ferdinand VII 'Yo el Rey' Royal Seal For sale is a partly printed document filled in manuscript issued at the Royal Court , Spain dated December 19, 1820. One leaf with text on both sides. 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. This significant document has been signed by hand by the King of Spain Fernando VII. The document also contains a beautiful royal seal at the bottom to the left of King's signature. In the document Ferdinand VII announces that the title of Treasurer of the Army has been granted to José Manuel de Mena. Translated summary of the document reads as follows; Ferdinand VII, King of the Spains by the Grace of God; I am hereby conferring the title of Treasurer of the Army to José Manuel de Mena who is currently retired from his position as Treasurer of Santiago de Cuba. Signed: The King. July 8th 1820. Jose Canga Agnielle José Manuel de Mena is conferred the title of Treasurer of the Army. Condition; document is in very good condition with some wear. Please see some of my other antique and highly collectible items currently listed for sale. All items are guaranteed to be 100% authentic. Full satisfaction or money back guaranteed. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Combined shipping available. 598/1

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        Notes recueillies en visitant les prisons de la Suisse : et remarques sur les moyens de les améliorer, avec quelques détails sur les prisons de Chambery et de Turin. Suivies de la description des prison améliorées de Gand, Philadelphie, Bury, Ilchester et Millbank, et d'un rapport sur le Comité des Dames a New-Gate / par T.F. Buxton. COPY SIGNED

      Genève et Paris : Paschoud 1820 - In-8° broché, couverture d'attente de l'époque, LXVIII, 87 pp. Bel envoi autographe de l'auteur sur la page de titre. Philanthrope anglais, disciple de John Howard, Francis Cunningham rend compte de son enquête à travers les prisons et lieux de détentions en Suisse et en Savoie. La deuxième partie contient l'enquête internationale effectuée par l'homme politique anglais Thomas Fowell Buxton. Il mena de front un double combat pour l'amélioration de la condition des prisonniers et la réforme des prisons, en même temps qu'il fut l'un des plus fervents défenseurs de l'abolition de l'esclavage, successeur de William Wilberforce à la tête du parti abolitionniste au Parlement. (Goldsmiths'-Kress, n°22944). Other Titles: Description des prison améliorées de Gand, Philadelphie, Bury, Ilchester et Millbank [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cornelius Nepos, De Vita Excellentium Imperatorum

      London - Scatchard & Letterman, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, et al, 1820 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of Carey's corrected Dauphin Nepos. Bound in leather with gilt spine decoration. Very scarce. This scarce work is a corrected edition of the 1765 original quarto edition printed for the use of Dauphin on the order of Louis XIV. This taskwas intrusted to Carey by The Proprietors, as stated in the Preface, as latter editions of the Dauphin Nepos had been rendered corrupt by accidents of typography and unauthorised alterations. On the whole, Gentle Reader, I think I may safely venture to say, that, however few and slender my improvements, I here nevertheless present you with a better edition of the Dauphin Nepos, than was originally presented to the dauphin himself, by order of the Grand Monarque. Advertisement by John Carey, 1819Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. The front free-endpaper has been removed. The front board is held by the cords only, and the rear is just starting but still firm. There ismild wear to the extremities, includingmild rubbing and edge wear. Internally the pages are generally bright with only slight browning and theoccasional spot or handling mark. With slightly browned tidemarks from the front to page xvii, and from page 225 to the rear. Overall the condition is good only with a very good interior..

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        Landscape and Castle by Laporte

      circa 1820. Hand-coloured aquatint printed on wove paper. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, minor creasing, and mild rippling. Trimmed virtually to image on all sides. 15 1/2 x 19 inches. 15 3/4 x 19 7/8 inches. A stunning pastoral landscape engraved after an original work by the famous watercolour painter John Laporte. This print may be part of a series as the inscription below the title, which reads, "From Select Compositions of Modern Masters," seems to suggest. A student of the aquatint engraver J. C. Stadler and the Royal Academy Schools, Frederick Christian Lewis was a renowned and versatile painter, engraver, and etcher. Although he produced and exhibited many landscape paintings throughout his life, he was chiefly known for his prolific and varied engravings. In addition to his separately issued topographical, sporting, and landscape prints, he executed numerous engravings after the Old Masters and eminent contemporary artists like Landseer, Bonington, and Danby for publications such as John Chamberlaine's Original Designs of the most Celebrated Masters in the Royal Collection (1812) and William Ottley's Italian School of Design (1823). Lewis was also a skilled portraitist, and he received copious engraving commissions from various members of the Royal Family. Cf. Dictionary of National Biography.

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        Narrative of a Voyage in the Indian Seas, in the Nisus Frigate, to the Cape of Good Hope, Isles of Bourbon, France, and Seychelles; to Madras; and the Isles of Java, St. Paul, and Amsterdam. During the Years 1810 and 1811

      London: Printed for Richard Phillips, n.d. (1820)., 1820. Small 4to.; pp. iv, 112. Complete with a folding map, an engraved view of the Cape, and 2 plans. Bound in recent burgundy half calf with gilt titles to spine, marbled boards. Some 25 leaves have been added at the end to give the book a more appealing thickness. Very occasional brown spots. Light foxing to map and plates. A fine copy. Voyages and Travels, No. 2, Vol. I.

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        A Report to the Secretary of War of the United States, on Indian Affairs, Comprising a Narrative of a Tour Performed in the Summer of 1820

      Small 4to. Full pebble-grained leather with gilt lettering and decorations. 400pp. Frontispiece, foldout color map. Errata slip. Very good. Moderate age toning to first few leaves; foldout map shows a few old archival reinforcements on verso, but is complete and attractive. A tight, handsome first edition of this important study of the state of the Indian nation in 1820 and 1821. Morse (1761-1826), the "Father of American Geography," was also the father of telegraphy pioneer Samuel F.B. Morse. His advanced views on the Native Americans prompted Secretary of War John C. Calhoun to appoint him observer of the border Indian tribes in order to report their numbers, status, living conditions and future prospects, which he did for two years to compile this report. This sharp copy bears a scarce presentation inscription from Morse: Near the top of the front flyleaf, he boldly pens in brown ink [sic]: "To Charles Denison Esq / from the / The Author." There's also an interesting 20th century presentation inscription at the center of this leaf: "John Hauberg / Compliments / Wm. A. Meese / 9/28/14." Meese (1856-1920) was a noted attorney and civic leader who served on the board of the Illinois State Historical Society -- as did the man to whom he presented this book, John H. Hauberg (1869-1955). Hauberg wrote Meese's obituary for the "Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society," and a copy of his obit accompanies this book. The rear pastedown bears about a dozen pencilled lines referring to specific events on specific pages -- likely in the hand of Hauberg and quite likely research for a planned article in the "Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society." A lovely copy of this very scarce work, seldom seen in signed form. FIELD 1098. GRAFF 2908. NEW HOWES M851. SABIN 50945.

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      19. Very Good. [Ehon] Mori Shunkei, artist. CHU^KA SENCHU Tokyo & Kyoto: Unso^do^. 20.8 x 27.5 cm. Orihon folding album. Cloth-covered board covers with paper title slip as above. As Kaempfer describes it in his article in ESSAYS ON JAPANESE ART, this is a complex work bibliographically. Initially published in 1820 with a preface and poems throughout, it was reprinted sans poetry, preface and colophon many times throughout the rest of the century (also see Mitchell pp. 494,5.) This is a very well printed late Meiji edition consisting of the twelve color prints of insects and plants, with nothing else. Despite being a late rendition, a remarkable and lovely work. In very good colors and impression. In this Unso^do^ version, the double-page prints are not folded. The "made in Japan" stamp indicates a post-1911 date of export.

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      PARIS, DEPÉLAFOL, 1820Legatura coeva in mezza pellecon fregi in oro ITALIANO Bella legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte di color avana maculata; ai dorsi, autore, titolo e numero di tomo impressi in oro su due tasselli rosso e verde; filetti e greche in oro agli scomparti; tagli spruzzati di azzurro e sguardie marmorizzate. I volume: occhiello, ritratto dell'autore inciso fuori testo; frontespizio con titolo e vignetta incisa; 418 pagine numerate; 10 tavole fuori testo su 11, rispetto agli indici  manca il ritratto di Diderot, numerose vignette. II volume: occhiello,frontespizio; 236 pagine numerate; 62 tavole fuori testo, oltre a numerose vignette.  III volume: occhiello, frontespizio con vignetta; 292 pagine numerate; 48 tavole fuori testo, oltre a numerose vignette. IV volume: occhiello e frontespizio con vignetta, 316 pagine numerate; 23 tavole fuori testo, di cui dalla 185 alla 190 in sanguigna; le tavole 185  e 185 bis citate in  indice in realtà è una tavola sola con doppia numerazione; vistoso restauro al verso della tavola 182 più volte ripiegata. V volume: occhiello, frontespizio con vignetta; 320 pagine numerate; 60 tavole fuori testo, oltre alle vignette. VI volume: occhiello,  frontespizio con vignetta,  260 pagine; 84 tavole fuori testo, oltre alle vignette. VII volume: occhiello, frontespizio con vignetta,  278 pagine numerate; 93 (su 95, mancano la n. 336 e 392) tavole fuori testo, oltre alle vignette. VIII volume: occhiello, frontespizio; 288 pagine numerate;  62 tavole fuori testo, oltre alle vignette. IX volume: occhiello, frontespizio con vignetta in sanguigna; 315 pagine numerate; 68 tavole fuori testo (su 67 segnate in indice) incise in sanguigna. X volume:  occhiello, frontespizio; 269 pagine numerate. L'intero volume è dedicato all'indice  dell'opera. In totale 510 tavole fuori testo, oltre alle vignette (su 513 per le segnalate mancanze dovute non a estrapolazione non essendoci segni di effrazione, ma a presumibile dimenticanza del legatore). Sono rappresentate  un totale di circa 2.500 immagini fisiognomiche.  L'opera è una pregevole edizione illustrata dei saggi sulla fisiognomica di Lavater, filosofo e scrittore religioso svizzero, educato nella cultura religiosa szwingliana. Nei testi, l'autore si propone di cogliere, attraverso l'osservazione dei tratti somatici, non solo il carattere degli uomini ma le più sottili peculiarità della loro anima e le malattie cui sono predisposti. Le considerazioni di Lavater riprendono un filone di pensiero molto antico, e lo arricchiscono con una spiccata attenzione all'aspetto religioso e con un'aggiornata cultura filosofica. I Physiognomische Fragmente di Lavater furono impressi la prima volta, in tedesco, a Lipsia e Winthertur fra il 1775 e il 1778, in quattro volumi illustrati. L'opera venne LIBROta, oltre che in-8°, anche in-4° ma (come riporta il Graesse) con le figure avantilettera. L'impressione, a cura di M. Moreau, è arricchita dalla vita dell'autore nonché da considerazioni sugli scritti riguardanti la fisiognomica di Della Porta, Camper, Gall e altri autori. L'apparato illustrativo, eseguito sotto la direzione del pittore M. Vincent, è in parte derivato da modelli di celebri artisti; altre figure sono silhouettes dalla viva inchiostratura. Le tavole e il testo del vol. IX sono dedicati soprattutto alla comparazione delle fisionomie umane con i musi degli animali. L'ordine delle illustrazioni è elencato in un indice per ciascun tomo.  Esemplare in buono stato  stato conservativo complessivo, sporadiche macchie o fioriture, più accentuate a qualche volume.

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        Natives pursuing Kangaroos in the neighbourhood of Sydney

      [England],: circa, 1820.. Single leaf from a child's scrapbook, 215 x 260 mm., the engravings and captions neatly cut-out and pasted down, views to both sides of the sheet; foxing and tears to the edges with marginal loss, but charming. Marvellous page from a child's scrap book with a naâve scene depicting "Natives pursuing Kangaroos in the neighbourhood of Sydney...". Perhaps as had always been intended, in this example the figures and captions have been carefully cut out and pasted on to a blank album page.We have still not been able to identify the name of the book or album from which the sheet was taken, but it is interesting to speculate as to the original source image. One plausible contender is the scene of "Natives of Botany Bay" from Phillip's Voyage (1789), but perhaps the most likely is the "Hunting the Kangaroo" plate published in Foreign Field Sports (1813). The warrior at far left certainly bears some resemblance to the latter, although it has to be said that the second warrior and the background are both very different, as are the kangaroos, which are here represented as amiable and doe-eyed, one with a pair of joeys peeking from her pouch.On the verso is a bloodthirsty scene from the same series, "A Lion attacking a herd of Zebras".This is a rare image. The State Library of New South Wales lists an uncoloured sheet, while the Nan Kivell collection has a coloured version (NK 1350); the latter was exhibited in the World Upside Down in 2000, where the tentative date of circa 1820 was suggested. Our example has very similar but not identical colouring to the Nan Kivell copy.

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        North View of the Interior of Furnival's Inn

      1820 - [Engraving]. [Inns of Chancery]. North View of the Interior of Furnival's Inn. London: Published by Robert Wilkinson, 27th September 1820. 10" x 13" copperplate engraving, image size 12" x 8," handsomely matted and glazed. Light toning to margins, image fresh. Handsome. * Engraved by "Dale," this engraving depicts a front elevation. Furnival's Inn was an Inn of Chancery attached to Lincoln's Inn that was founded in 1383. Sir Thomas More was a reader at this Inn; Dickens rented rooms there in 1834 to 1837, the time when he was writing the Pickwick Papers.

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      VIENNE, TRANQUILLO MOLLO, 1815-1820Elegante astuccio coevo in piena pelle verde, zigrinata ai piatti, con coperchio di chiusura. Ai piatti, raffinata bordura in oro; al dorso, titolo e triplice filetto in oro agli scomparti; l'interno, foderato in carta marmorizzata rosa. All'interno dell'astuccio, grande carta geografica dell'Impero Ottomano europeo del tempo; a est, dalla Bosnia alla Grecia, con parte dell'Italia meridionale; a ovest, da Odessa alla parte occidentale dell'Anatolia, fino a Cipro compresa. La grande carta è suddivisa in 6 fogli, incisi  e colorati lungo i confni e alla scala metrica; ogni carta è telata all'epoca e reca al verso un'etichetta rosa, senza scritte. Ogni foglio misura cm 37x50,5 e la carta intera cm 111x101. Al primo foglio in alto a destra, titolo e dati tipografici; al foglio in basso a sinistra, dati di lettura della carta. Esemplare in perfette condizioni sia per l'astuccio, sia per le carte.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio di R. C]
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        La Reine Caroline convoque deux capitaines.

      - Nombre de document : 1 lettre signée Nombre de page : 1 In-4 08/07/1820 très bon Lettre en italien, dans laquelle il est question d’une rencontre, à Londres, avec deux capitaines italiens. Reine d’Angleterre. Ex-épouse de Georges IV.

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte - Des Pflanzenreichs, achter Theil

      Augsburg, in der Martin Engelbrechtschen Kunsthandlung, 1820 - In-12, demi-cuir à petits coins, dos lisse orné de filets à froid, pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque), 512 pp. 8ème volume de cette remarquable série d'ouvrages sur la nature (en allemand), consacré aux plantes médicinales. Page de titre illustrée d'une gravure, 60 planches coloriées hors texte. Légendes manuscrites anciennes. Coins, plats et dos frottés, un mors fendu sur 3 cm, soulignures et pâles rousseurs éparses, mais belle fraîcheur des coloris.

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        Watercolor of Vulture or Eagle

      - Tuloous Vulture English, circa 1820 Watercolor on vellum 14 ¾” x 9 ¾”

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        Discurso Preliminar a Constituicao Politica de Monarquia Hespanhola.

      1820 - A Profound Influence in Spain, Portugal and Latin America [Portugal]. [1820 Revolution]. [Arguelles, Augustin de (1776-1844)]. Discurso Preliminar a Constituicao Politica de Monarquia Hespanhola: Onde se Expoem os Fundamentos das Disposicoes da Mesma Constituicao. Lido nas Cortes Geraes, E Extraordinarias, Congregadas em Cadis em 1811, Nas Sessoes em Que a Commissao da Constituicao Apresentou o Projecto Desta. Traduzido do Hespanhol por R.F.C. Lisbon: Na Typografia Rollandiana, 1820. 157, [2] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4-1/4"). Original plain paper wrappers, untrimmed edges, signatures unopened. Some wear to spine ends, internally fresh. * First edition in Portuguese. Influential in Spain and Portugal, this essay on the Spanish constitution of 1812 was also a profound influence in Latin America. It was first delivered in 1811 before the Cortes that brought constitutional monarchy to Spain. This translation was prepared on the occasion of the revolution at Porto on August 24, 1820 that overthrew the regency and paved the way for the parliamentary deliberations that resulted in the Portuguese constitution of 1822. It also helped to inspire the Latin American independence movements of the 1820s. The identity of "R.F.C." is unknown. Arguelles was a Spanish statesman and diplomat. OCLC locates 2 copies (at Harvard Law School and the University of Kansas). Another copy located at the National Library of Portugal. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Archive of Letters of New York Lawyer Abraham Crist and His Family

      1820. [Crist, Abraham (d. 1852)]. [Archive of Letters of New York Lawyer Abraham Crist and His Family.] c. 150 items, c.1820-1854: Various sizes ranging from 4-1/2" x 7-1/2" to 8" x 10." Light toning and fold lines, some letters dampstained or edgeworn with negligible loss to text. All items housed in hinged sleeves in a three-ring binder. * Active in New York City and Brooklyn, Crist was a prominent member of the bar who perished in the wreck of the Hudson River steamer Henry Clay, one of the greatest maritime disasters in American history. (His death was mentioned in papers as far away as California.) This archive includes a great deal of Crist's professional correspondence dating back to the 1820s. Many letters concern his dealings with John C. Newkirk, a leading attorney of Hudson, N.Y. Another correspondent was Greene C. Bronson, a prominent Utica, N.Y. attorney and politician. There is also an interesting 1829 letter from Albany (author's name illegible) commenting on Crist's application to the State Legislature on behalf of a bank. The rest of the letters deal with Crist's estate and the fate of his family. One poignant letter from this period, dated 1855, concerning Crist's son, Abraham, discussing his difficulties coping with life and his desire to be like his father. There is also a letter from an attorney concerning litigation against the Dry Dock Company, owners of the Henry Clay, along with related letters with comments on the litigation.

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        Handbuch für Jäger, Jagdberechtigte und Jagdliebhaber. Zweite vermehrte und ganz umgearbeitete Auflage. In drei Theilen. 3 Bände.

      F. A. Brockhaus 1820-1822, Leipzig - 8vo. Mit 2 gef. Kupfern, 4 gef. Tabellen u. 2 Bl. Noten. 32, CCCCLXIV, 477, XVIII, 813, XIV, 874 S. Dunkelgrünes Hldr. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentitel. Marmorierte Überzugspapiere, Gelbschnitt. Wichtiges, umfangreiches Werk, das über das gesamte 19. Jahrhundert zahlreiche Neuauflagen erlebte, Grundlage für jagdliches Wissen und jagdliche Erfahrungen. Vorliegende 2. Auflage wurde noch von Winckell (1762-1839) selbst bearbeitet (ADB XLIII, 342-43). Mit einem deutsch-französischen Wörterverzeichnis wichtiger Jagdbegriffe und einem Gesamtregister. - In Band 1 beigebunden eine Bleistift-Handzeichnung mit dem Portrait des Verfassers (nach Sylvan). - In Bd. 2 die S. XVII/XVIII ans Ende verbunden. Durchgehend etw. stockfleckig, die Taf. teils etw. verknittert. Schöne, dekorative Reihe von guter Erhaltung. 1500 gr.

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        Nouvelles méthoedes pour la determination des orbites des comètes.Paris: Huzard-Courcier, 1806-1820.

      First edition, second issue [with the reset title page and supplement], of the invention of the method of least squares - "the automobile of modern statistical analysis" (Stigler). A rare complete copy including both supplements (in first issue) and Legendre's 1820 note in which he attacked Gauss for having claimed the method his own - "the most famous priority dispute in the history of statistics" (<i>ibid</i>).<br/><br/> "In 1805 Legendre published the work by which he is chiefly known in the history of statistics, <i>Nouvelles méthoedes pour la determination des orbites des comètes</i>. At eighty pages this work made a slim book, but it gained a fifty-five page supplement (and a reprinted title page [i.e., the offered issue]) in January of 1806, and a second eighty-page supplement in August 1820. The appendix presenting the method of least squares occupies nine of the first eighty pages; it is entitled 'Sur la méthode des moindres quarrés.' For stark clarity of the exposition the presentation is unsurpassed; it must be counted as one of the clearest and most elegant introductions of a new statistical method in the history of statistics." (Stigler). <br/><br/> However, "in early 1809 Gauss published his <i>Theoria Motus Corporum Coelestium</i> which also presented the method and linked it with the normal distribution, adding: 'On the other hand our principle, which we have made use of since the year 1795, has lately been published by Legendre'...<br/><br/> "Gauss deeply affronted Legendre by referring to the method of least squares as 'our principle' (principium nostrum in Latin) and by claiming that he, Gauss, had been using the method since 1795. The ensuing priority dispute, and another one involving the law of quadratic reciprocity of number theory, exacerbated the relationship between the two men. The heat of the dispute never reached that of the Newton- Leibniz controversy, but it reached dramatic levels nonetheless. Legendre appended a semi anonymous attack on Gauss to the 1820 version of his 'Nouvelles methodes pour la determination des orbites des cometes' [the second supplement included in this copy], and Gauss solicited reluctant testimony from friends that he had told them of the method before 1805. Plackett (1972) reviews most of the evidence. A recent study of this and further evidence suggests that, although Gauss may well have been telling the truth about his prior use of the method, he was unsuccessful in whatever attempts he made to communicate it before 1805. In addition, there is no indication that he saw its great general potential before he learned of Legendre's work. Legendre's 1805 appendix, on the other hand, although it fell far short of Gauss's work in development, was a dramatic and clear proclamation of a general method by a man who had no doubt about its importance." (Stigler, The History of Statistics, pp. 12 & 145).. 4to (265 x 210 mm), contemporary dark blue half morocco with raised bands and gilt title to spine, paper label with numbering to spine, top-edge gilt, ex-libris of Henri Viellard to free end-paper, book plate of the Institut Catholique de Paris to front pastedown, first and final text leaf with small rubber stamp of the Institut, pp. [2:half-title] [i-iii] iv-viii, 80 and 1 engraved plate; 55 [1:blank]; [1-] 2-80 and 1 engraved plate. A fine copy

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        Istituto ossia regole e costituzioni generali della congregazione delle figlie di carità sotto la protezione di S. Vincenzo de' Paoli.

      Presso Vincenzo Poggioli,, Roma, 1820 - Cm. 20,5, pp. 429 (1). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle rossa, dorso liscio con titoli e fitti fregi in oro, piatti con ricche decorazioni. Tagli in oro e sguardie marmorizzate. Un timbretto religioso al frontespizio. Esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione, impreziosito da una legatura assai decorativa. Testo in italiano e francese a fronte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The trial of Henry Hunt, esq : Jno. Knight, Jos. Johnson [and others] ... for an alledged conspiracy to overturn the government, &c. Before Mr. Justice Bayley, and a special jury, at the York Lent assizes

      London : T. Dolby, 1820. 1st Edition. Physical desc.: [4], viii, [3]-309 p ; 22 cm. Subject: History - Great Britain - Hanoverian. Referenced by: Goldsmiths&#39;-Kress library of economic literature, no. 22956. Other names: Knight, J. (John) Johnson, Joseph, 1791-1872. Great Britain. Courts of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt raised bands with gilt-blocked label. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Book has marginal scattered foxing with slight staining.

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        The CELEBRATED SLOW & QUICK MARCHES Of The FOURTH ROYAL IRISH DRAGOON GUARDS. As Performed with the Most Rapturous Applause at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, also at the Theatre Royal Dublin. Composed & Respectfully Dedicated to the Officers of the Regiment by Eusebius Hull, Master of the Band

      Willis & Co Royal Musical Library 75 Lower Grosvenor Street / 4 Westmorland Street London / Dublin:: Willis & Co Royal Musical Library, 75 Lower Grosvenor Street / 4 Westmorland Street,. (n. d.).. 12-3/4" x 9-1/4". "Second Edition", ca 1820. 7, [1 (blank)] pp.. Half-bound brown leather spine with marbled paper-covered boards. Gilt lyres stamped five times between gilt rules to spine. Rubbing and wear to boards and edges, light chipping to spine. Complete gutter break after title leaf of "Slow & Quick Marches.", resulting in last two pieces detached from text block. A Good - VG item.. Age-toning to paper. Shop stamp to lower margin of each leaf recto.. Very Good.. This title bound with 42 other pieces of sheet music: Tavistock Books' Inventory ID Nos. 38309 - 38351. Price is for volume containing all 43 pieces. Handwritten 'Contents' to front of volume. . Engraved designs to title page.

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        A Voyage in the West Indies: containing various observations made during a Residence in Barbadoes, and several of the Leeward Islands.

      Sir Richard Phillips, London 1820 - Sabin 10114; Cundall 2150. Issued as partk of Sir Richard Phillips' New Voyages. Illustrated with 1 map and 6 black & white aquatints. Slim 8vo, 106pp., deckled edges, 1/4 recent crimson morocco, marbled boards. London: Sir Richard Phillips, 1820. First Edition. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Report to the Secretary of War of the U.S., on Indian Affairs, Comprising a Narrative of a Tour Performed in the Summer of 1820, Under a Commision from the President of the U.S., for the Purpose of Ascertaining, for the use of the Government

      9 x 5-1/2 inches, (4),[3]-400pp. Frontis of Son of Old Knife, A Pawnee Brave...Bebound in 1/4 Leather Over Marbled Boards, New End Papers. With Errata Slip after page 400, Index After the Copyright Page. Report Page n To 96, Appendix Page 97 to 360, Statistical Table Of All Indian Tribes Page 361 to 400, Folding Colored Map Of The United States, 11 7/8" By 17 1/2", Drawn By A. Daggett of New-Haven. Pages Browning and Untrimmed. Very good copy. Scarce. First Edition.This is considered the most complete and exhaustive report of the condition, numbers, names, territory, and general affairs of the Indians ever made. It gives us the details of almost every particular which we could desire, relating to the accessible tribes, in the territory of the United States, as they existed in 1820. They are the result of the labors of a humane andlearned man, who personally visited, and investigated the affairs of many of the tribes mentioned. The most elaborate tables accompany the work, and show a vast amount of statistical information regarding the Indians within the jurisdiction of the government. On page 361 commences " A Statistical Table Of All The Indian Tribes In The United States, With Their Names, NumberOf Souls In Each Tribe, Residence, And References To The Page And Map." This and similar tables cover thirty-seven pages, and give the above designated information, regarding two hundred and fifty-nine tribes, numbering 471,146 individuals. On pages 359 and 360, is a translation of the Nineteenth Psalm, into the Mohegan Language, with the English version in parallel columns. Morse was called " Father of American Geography," His is an official report , which contains historically valuable material On the Indians. These documents support the idea of forced removal of all Indians to lands west of the Mississippi. Has a description of early Chicago. Howes-M-851, Field-1098, Hubach-P56, Graff-2908, Sabin-50945, Becker/Wagner/Camp-2lb, Siebert

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        Klussenstein." Blick durch das Hönnetal auf den Felsen mit der Burg Klusenstein

      Altkolorierte Umrissradierung in der Art von Johann Heinrich Bleuler um 1820. 35x45 cm. - Westfalia Picta II, S. 149f. vgl. - Stimmungsvolle Darstellung in schönen Farben mit rechts den Nadelfelsen und einer Mühle am Fluss in der Mitte.Mit brauner Einfassungslinie und grau getuschtem Rand, rückseitig handschriftliche zeitgenössische Bezeichnung in Tinte. 2 Einrisse im Himmel, kurze Einrisse im Rand und in der Einfassungslinie restauriert, Papierrand an 2 Stellen von hinten verstärkt.Dekoratives Blatt.

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        Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer

      A.Strahan, London 1820 - An extremely good set of this wellknown classic work, In 5 volumes.Vol 1 xxxii,847pages.Vol 2 846 pages Vol 3 .iii,805 pages. Vol 4.xxiv,730 pages.Vol 5.iii,744 pages incl index.The binding is half vellum with marbled boards and endpapers.Dark red leather labels on the spines. Vol 2 has a very small piece of label missing at the upper left corner approx 1/8" square, no loss to the lettering.There is some foxing of the endpapers but all texts are clean and crisp with only the most minimal very light foxing. Each volume has an ink signature in the upper margin of the title page reading" Mr Forester-From Park Hall.".The vellum binding is very clean and virtually without wear,the marbled boards are very slightly rubbed in one or two places. First published in 1755 by Richard Burn and here updated to 1820 by George Chetwynd. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rosarum Monographia; or, A Botanical History of Roses

      London, printed for James Ridgway, 1820. 1st ed. 25.5 x 15.5 cms. 18 hand coloured and one other plate by the author, original boards, later spine with recent paper label. Fore corners rubbed, owner&#39;s details on upper board and front free end paper, slight foxing and offsetting but pages uncut with resulting wide margins.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

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      Paris, Chez Firmin Didot, 1820-1821eccellenti mezza pelle ITALIANO Legatura coeva in mezza pelle e carta marmorizzata ai piatti, titolo e fregi floreali in oro ai dorsi; tagli spruzzati. (2), XLVII, 510,(1); (2), 624,(1); (2), 576,(1); (2),462,(1);" 8 di sottoscrizione, (2), 3, 630 pagine numerate. All'antiporta del primo volume ritratto di Ali Pacha visir di Janina, 4 tavole litografiche di costumi (una all'antiporta di ogni volume), una pianta di Hérome de Dodone, 4 carte geografiche più volte ripiegate, 1 tavola riproducente un ""Bouiourdi"", ossia un riconoscimento di un debito di Ali Pacha verso Pouqueville. Rara edizione originale di questo racconto di viaggio in Grecia scritto da Pouqueville, medico, membro della commissione delle scienze ed arti durante la spedizione napoleonica in Egitto e console in Grecia. Esemplare in eccellenti condizioni, normali tracce d'usura alle legature.

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        Technical drawing of Whaling equipment

      France,: circa, 1820.. Original drawing in ink on paper, 220 x 290 mm., ms. notations in ink and pencil; in fine condition, mounted. A finely-executed nineteenth-century technical drawing showing the tryworks and various implements involved in on-board whale processing. This drawing, with its various manuscript corrections, may have been a preliminary work for a French publication on whaling. It is drawn with the usual competence and finesse associated with French maritime art of this period.The upper section of the drawing shows different types of harpoon, lance, forks, ladles and strainers, and a sail-buoy used to mark whale carcasses. The lower section of the drawing shows the "tryworks" - the on-board furnace used for rendering whale blubber into oil. The tryworks was the most distinguishing feature of a whaleship, and consisted of two cast-iron trypots set into a brick furnace.At the time when this drawing was made, French whaling activity was mainly concentrated in the Pacific, where a formidable fleet operated even before any French colonies were established in the area.

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        A Practical treatise on the Diseases of the Eye

      London: Printed for the Author, 1820., 1820. First Edition. Small 4to; pp. 8 (publisher&#39;s catalogue), x, (2), 267, (1). Publisher&#39;s original blue paper covered boards, stained, corners frayed; crean coloured paper spine frayed, chipped, cracked; title hand written in ink; edges untrimmed. Neat owner&#39;s name to title page. With 3 hand coloured plates. Internally clean and sound. A very good copy. In this work, John Vetch (1783-1835) presents a systematic treatise on the prognosis and treatment of ocular affections, particularly ophthalmic inflammations and ophthalmia. The second part of the work contains a full history of the Egyptian ophthalmia which was so devastating to the British and French armies during the Napoleonic campaigns.

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      Washington City. 1820.. 220pp. 16mo. Contemporary three-quarter roan and marbled boards. Extremities worn, front board nearly detached but cords sound, one signature starting, foxing, some minor dampstaining. A sound copy. The fourth edition listed in Sabin, after the first edition of 1801. This copy is signed in pencil on the titlepage: "L[aFayette] S[abine] Foster&#39;s Washington Jany. 15 1831." Foster was a member of the Connecticut State Assembly for many years, and a member of the U.S. Senate from 1855 to 1867. After the death of President Lincoln, he became president pro-tem, and was presiding officer from April 5, 1865 to March 2, 1867. As a conservative republican, he was against repealing the Fugitive Slave Act, the Missouri Compromise, and the Lecompton constitution for Kansas. From 1878 to 1879 he served as a commissioner from Connecticut to settle the Connecticut-New York boundary dispute and buy Fisher&#39;s Island. Jefferson&#39;s MANUAL... was published shortly after he took office as President. The Virginia polymath sets forth rules of order and procedure - probably more dictating to the legislature than would be tolerated these days. SABIN 35887. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 1789.

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