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        A FLORA OF NORTH AMERICA. ILLUSTRATED BY COLOURED FIGURES, DRAWN FROM NATURE

      Philadelphia: M. Carey & Sons (Vol. I); H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Vols. II & III), [1820-]1821-1823[-1824].. Three volumes. "To Subscribers" leaf in second volume. 106 handcolored engraved plates (two folding), including some partially printed in colors and finished by hand, from drawings by the author, by Cornelius Tiebout (29), G.B. Ellis (32), F. Kearney (23), J. Boyd (7), J. Drayton (6), C. Goodman (6), Jacob J. Plocher (2), and J.L. Frederick (1). Half titles Quarto. Expertly bound to style in three-quarter red morocco over contemporary blue sugar paper-covered boards, spines gilt. Some expert repairs to marginal tears. Very good. An important American flora, "magnificently illustrated" (DAB) with "plates [that] are clear, soft and lovely" (Bennett). The work includes the first successful use of stipple engraving in the United States. This set includes the rare "To Subscribers" leaf in the second volume. In addition to its significance as a botanical work, Barton's FLORA... is also one of the most important early color plate books produced entirely in the United States. "The plates were made by [amongst others] Cornelius Tiebout, the first really skilled engraver born in the United States, although he trained in London for two years in the 1790s to perfect his technique" - Reese. Barton states in the advertisement to the first volume that some of the "plates are printed in color, and are afterwards colored by hand. It is confidently believed by the author, that they will be found the most successful attempts at imitation by sound engraving, of the French style, yet made in this country." He goes on to note that the method of color printing was the result of "repeated experiments" owing "to the impossibility of obtaining information as to the manner of coloring abroad." The text gives details of each species, its Latin binomial, common name, and class and order according to the Linnean system, followed by interesting information about the history of the discovery of the species and details about its geographical range. BM (NH) I, p.105. BENNETT, p.9 (incorrect plate count). DUNTHORNE 26. NISSEN (BBI) 84. MacPHAIL, BENJAMIN SMITH BARTON AND WILLIAM CRILLON BARTON 19. MEISEL III, p.385. PRITZEL 446. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 11. SABIN 3858. STAFLEU & COWAN 236.

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        A Flora of North America. Illustrated by coloured figures, drawn from nature

      Philadelphia: vol.I: M. Carey & Sons; vol.II & III: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, [1820-]1821-1823[-1824]. 3 volumes, quarto. (10 9/16 x 8 5/16 inches). Half-titles in each volume. To Subscribers leaf in vol.II. 106 hand- coloured engraved plates (two folding), including some partially printed in colours and finished by hand, from drawings by the author, by Cornelius Tiebout (29), G.B. Ellis (32), F. Kearney (23), J. Boyd (7), J. Drayton (6), C. Goodman (6), Jacob J. Plocher (2) and J.L. Frederick (1). (one folding plate partially backed along fold). Contemporary three quarter calf and marbled boards, spines gilt. An important American flora, "magnificently illustrated" (DAB) with "Plates [that] are clear, soft and lovely" (Bennett). The work includes the first successful use of stipple- engraving in the United States. This set includes the rare 'To Subscribers' leaf in Volume II. In addition to its significance as a botanical work, Barton's Flora is also one of the most important early colour-plate books entirely produced in the United States. "The plates were made by [amongst others] Cornelius Tiebout, the first skilled engraver born in the United States, although he trained in London for two years in the 1790's to perfect his technique." (Reese, Stamped with a National Character p. 40). Barton states in the advertisement to the first volume that some of the "plates are printed in colour, and are afterwards coloured by hand. It is confidently believed by the author, that they will be found the most successful attempts at imitation by sound engraving, of the French style, yet made in this country." He goes on to note that the method of colour printing was the result of "repeated experiments" owing "to the impossibility of obtaining information as to the manner of colouring abroad." The text gives details of each species, its Latin binomial, common name, and class and order according to the Linnaean system, followed by interesting information about the history of the discovery of the species and details about its geographical range. BM(NH) I, p.105; Bennett p. 9 (incorrect plate count); Dunthorne 26; Nissen BBI 84; MacPhail Benjamin Smith Barton and William Crillon Barton 19; Meisel III, p.385; Pritzel 446; Reese Stamped with a National Character 11; Sabin 3858; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 236.

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        [Roman Costumes; Drawn from nature by Pinelli and C.Hullmandel: on Stone by C.Hullmandel]

      London: C.Hullmandel for Rodwell & Martin, 1820 [plates watermarked 1817]. Folio. (11 5/8 x 17 inches). Lithographed throughout. 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates, drawn on stone and printed and coloured by J.Hullmandel (5 after his own drawings, 19 after Pinelli). (Lacks the lithographed title). Period half blue moire cloth over marbled paper covered boards, original morocco label on the upper cover (later white ink manuscript titling to spine, front hinge cracked). A coloured copy of this very rare incunable from the dawn of lithography as an art, in Great Britain. Printed, lithographed, and in five cases from original drawings by "the man... who did more than any other to establish lithography in England" (Abbey). The present work appears to be the first substantial book to be printed entirely by Charles Hullmandel (his earlier Twenty-four views of Italy [1818] includes a varying number of plates printed by Moser & Harris). It is very rare and was unknown to Abbey. Hullmandel appears to have begun the publication on his own, presumably in an attempt to build on the success of his earlier work, and using the highly fashionable Pinelli's etchings as his models. Hullmandel was born in Mayfair on 15 June 1789 to a German father and French mother. "After training as an artist, he went abroad for a time, and it was apparently on his return journey ... that he first met Senefelder and became interested in lithography, at first only as a means of publishing his own sketches ... Hullmandel went to Moser and Harris for the printing of these early drawings, with the result ... that he determined 'to have a press and materials of my own', which he set up in his lodgings at 51 Great Marlborough Street" (Abbey Travel I, p.148). He printed a number of individual views and small groups of prints, and then in 1820 produced the present work. In 1823 a second substantial work appeared "in which the sketches, and not just the drawing on stone, are by Hullmandel himself, Views of the South of Germany, the Tyrol and Italy… from sketches by C. Hullmandel. Realizing that to succeed he must thoroughly understand the chemical basis of the process, Hullmandel studied under Farrday... Amateurs and artists gathered round to learn the use of the press, and No.51 became practically a school of lithography. Soon Hullmandel had the artists Ward, Westall, Lane, and particularly Harding, working for him… while in 1821 Théodore Géricault… did a series for him, Various subjects drawn from Life and on Stone (Abbey Travel I.p.149). His subsequent influence on his contemporaries in the field of lithography was enormous, and his technical achievements vital to the establishment of the lithograph as a medium through which great art could be achieved. Colas 2382; Lipperheide Ja 20 (calling for 23 plates).

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        The North American Review and Miscellaneous Journal Vol X-XXVII

      Boston: Cummings and Hilliard , 1820. Price of this item has been temporarily reduced. Volumes 10 -37 of the North American Review from the years 1820-1833. Missing volume 28. Total of 27 volumes. This is an exceptional set of books. One Quarter Leather bound books. Leather spines, leather on the corners. The front and rear boards are black buckram with leather on all the corners. All books are uniformly bound. All the books are tightly bound and square. The spines on all the books are complete with only one volume showing light chipping at the top of the volume. This is the cream of the crop of my collection of these books. Ex library books with usual library notations, stamps, etc, but the body of the books is very clean. The book pages range from nearly no foxing to moderate and heavy foxing, with most volumes having a moderate amount of foxing. All of the books are tightly bound and square. Sold ONLY AS A SET. I have other volumes of the series, but this is the most exceptional looking volumes. This set is missing volume #28. All books are first editions - NO reprints of any sort. The North American Review and Miscellaneous Journal is one of the oldest literary journal published in the United States. This set is a treasure trove of historical information. This is a very nice looking set of books. THE PRICE OF THIS SET IS NEGOTIABLE. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar, to the revolution in 1688 / by David Hume to which is prefixed a short account of his life [volumes 2 - 8]

      London : Printed for Richardson & Co...., 1820. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: 7v. ; 22cm. Volumes 2 - 8 only. Subjects: England -- History. Summary: The History of England (1754–61) is David Hume's great work on England's history which was written in installments while he was serving as librarian to the Faculty of Advocates in Edinburgh. It was first published in six volumes in 1754, 1756, 1759, and 1761. More a category of books than a single work, Hume's History spanned "from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688" and went through over 100 editions. Many considered it the standard history of England until Thomas Macaulay's The History of England from the Accession of James the Second. Very good copies bound in contemporary full aniline calf. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines, with gilt-crossed bands. Wear to some title labels. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. General surface marks as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall.

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        A PICTURESQUE TOUR ALONG THE RHINE

      London: R. Ackermann, 1820. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, First Issue. ONE OF 50 LARGE PAPER COPIES. Hardcover. A Portion of Heaven Fallen Down to Earth,"One of 50 on Large Paper, Beautifully Colored. 422 x 324 mm (16 5/8 x 12 3/4"). sheets 407 x 318 mm. (16 x 12 1/2"). xiv, [ii], 178 pp. Translated from the German by John Black. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, First Issue. ONE OF 50 LARGE PAPER COPIES. Excellent contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards by Charles Hering (stamp-signed on verso of front free endpaper), newly rebacked and recornered to style by Courtland Benson, wide raised bands and panels attractively gilt in scrolling designs, gilt titling, all edges gilt. 24 HAND-COLORED PLATES OF THE RHINE (plus one folding map), taken from the drawings of Christian Georg Schütz and engraved by Sutherland, Havell, and Bartlett. Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of "R G V"; front free endpaper with evidence of bookplate removal. Abbey "Travel" I, 217; Tooley 234. Offsetting onto tissue guards (indicating that they have done their job), one tissue guard missing (but no offsetting onto text in this case), isolated trivial thumbing, foxing, or rust spots, but A FINE AND ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE COPY, the beautifully restored binding unworn, the text and plates with only the most minor imperfections, and the margins of this special copy remarkably broad. This is one of Ackermann's major color plate books and apparently the first in his "Picturesque Tours" series, others of which explore the Seine, the Ganges, and the Thames. The book describes a trip down the Rhine on that part of the river generally considered most romantic and charming. The account contains not only topographical descriptions, but considerable historical information and details of popular traditions. The tone is frankly advocative, the book being written "with a view chiefly to the information of travellers of cultivated minds who may be induced to visit this interesting portion of Germany." The main appeal of the book for us today, of course, resides in the book's spacious and richly colored plates. The irresistibly scenic views seem to justify the book's claim that the region depicted is "a portion of heaven fallen down to earth." Our plates are early impressions, and, as in other contexts, size matters here: the sheets in our volume are 407 mm. tall, appreciably larger than most of the copies seen in auction records, which measure, on average, approximately 330 mm. (Abbey's untrimmed copy measured 425 mm., and a Large Paper Copy sold at Sotheby's in 2007 had sheets 402 mm. tall.) As the limitation would indicate, copies on Large Paper are very uncommonly seen, and our copy is beautiful, with especially well-preserved text and plates and an exceedingly handsome replica spine.

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        A Picturesque Tour Along the Rhine, from Mentz to Cologne:

      London, R. Ackermann,, 1820. 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. Quarto (360 × 300 mm). Finely bound in green half morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe of London, raised bands, spine gilt, buckram boards. 24 hand-coloured aquatint plates and large folding map with colour highlights. 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. 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.

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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: R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, 1820. (ACKERMANN, R., PUBLISHER) First edition, early issue, with the plates unnumbered. Folio (13 1/4 x 11 in.). 24 hand-colored aquatint plates after M. Schuetz, 1 map. xiv, [2], [1]-178 pp. Contemporary polished calf, spine gilt, all edges gilt, rebacked, corners somewhat rubbed, offsetting from plates and text, very good, attractive copy. Abbey Travel 217; Martin Hardie, pp. 107-8, 312; Prideaux, p. 337; Tooley (1954), # 234 . One of Ackermann's most breathtaking color plate books - these exquisite views of the Rhine are justly prized for their matchless beauty

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        A picturesque tour along the Rhine, from Montz to Cologne. With illustrations of the scenes of 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: Ackermann. 1820. First edition, first issue, with the plates watermarked 1818 and 1819, and without numbering in the corners; large 4to, pp. xiv, [2], 178; folding map and 24 colored aquatints from drawings by M. Schuetz, engraved by Sutherland and Havell; contemporary maroon diced morocco, gilt paneled covers stamped in blind, spine elaborately gilt, a.e.g., bookplate of Sarah Marie Turnor; light wear and rubbing to the extremities, occasional inoffensive light foxing; minor offsetting of the plates, but all in all a very nice copy. According to Ackermann's advertisements for the work, discussed fully by Abbey, 750 ordinary paper copies and 50 large paper copies were published in six monthly parts from October, 1819, to March, 1820. Among the views included are Mentz, Bingen, the castle of Furstenberg, Bacharach, Pfalz Castle and the fortress of Ehrenbreitstein, Andernach, and Cologne. Gerning's work was first published in German in Wiesbaden in 1819 without illustrations. .Abbey, Travel, 217; Tooley 234.

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        Memoirs of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Esq. Begun by Himself and Concluded by his Daughter, Maria Edgeworth

      London: Printed for R Hunter, Successor to Mr. Johnson and Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1820 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. [4] [1] pp 2-392 A single volume of the Memoirs of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, inscribed by the author's novelist daughter, Maria. The memoirs had a complicated genesis and Maria Edgeworth is credited with completing, editing and posthumously publishing her father's memoirs. She has written on the title page: 'Mrs Beaufort from Maria Edgeworth' in brown ink, using her distinctive forward-sloping cursive hand. More than twenty years before the publication of this book, in 1798, Richard Lovell Edgeworth married for a third time, Frances-Anne Beaufort, from whose family 'Mrs Beaufort' seems likely to originate. In addition to the inscription there is a single manuscript correction in a miniscule printed hand at page 44. Edgeworth is describing the way Mr Deane introduced him to mathematical instruments and states that 'he explained to me the bellows of an organ pipe and many other contrivances.' The annotator has amended this in the same ink as used on the title page to: 'he explained to me the bellows and construction of an organ, and many other mechanical contrivances.' The privileged information contained within the correction strongly suggests it to be Maria Edgeworth's handiwork even if the tiny printed hand is not evidence enough of itself. The binding has recently been restored using light green paper over the original boards with a spine label imitating the original label which is laid in. Internally the text is clean; the page edges have not been trimmed. Even without his remarkable daughter Richard Lovell Edgeworth is a significant figure as inventor and writer; these memoirs are among the most entertaining written in the period. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this book..

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        Autograph letter wrapper signed

      A letter wrapper, complete, addressed by Ricardo to W. W. Currie, Gt. George Street, Liverpool, dated London May eleven 1820 and signed in full lower left. Stamped free. Black wax seal to reverse. A rare signature. The recipient William Wallace Currie (1784-1840) was mayor of Liverpool 1833/36. He was the son of James Currie the campaigner for the abolition of the slave trade.

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        LETTRES A M. MALTHUS, SUR DIFERENS SUJETS D'ECONOMIE POLITIQUE,

      1820. [MALTHUS] SAY, Jean-Baptiste. LETTRES A M. MALTHUS, SUR DIFFERENS SUJETS D'ECONOMIE POLITIQUE, NOTAMMENT SUR LES CAUSES DE LA STAGNATION GENERALE DU COMMERCE. Paris: Chez Bossange, 1820. First edition. [4] + 184 pp. 8vo., original paper covered boards, half calf with gilt ruled spine, with new gilt tan leather spine label. Ex-library with usual markings and owner's name in red pencil on title page. Occasional light foxing to margins within. Letters written by Say upon reading Malthus' PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. Kress C 617, Einaudi 5115, Goldsmiths 22780.

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        ABREGÉ DE L'HISTOIRE GENERALE DES VOYAGES contenant ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable, de plus utile et de mieux averé dans les pays ou les voyageurs ont penetré, les moeurs des habitans, la religion, les usages, arts et sciences, commerce .

      Etienne Ledoux,, Parigi, 1820 - Ventiquattro tomi legati in mezza pelle, titolo ai dorsi (qualche piccola mancanza in alcuni), sguardie, occhielli, frontespizi, XXVIII, 10972 pp. complessive comprendenti gli indici. La poderosa collezione di viaggi ed esplorazioni curata dal Laharpe nell'impressione dei primi anni dell'ottocento. Di grandissimo interesse, raccoglie i più prestigiosi resoconti di viaggi ed esplorazioni compiute dai grandi navigatori ed esploratori, compreso i tre viaggi di James Cook. In più che buono stato, qualche sporadica fioritura, qualche insignificante menda d'uso, poche mende ad alcuni dorsi. Davvero notevole e di scarsissima reperibilità.

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        Veduta dell Arco di Settimio Severo

      Rome 1820 - Luigi Rossini was a master engraver who produced over one thousand plates of buildings, ruins, gardens and monuments. His career coincided with a period of great archeological activity. His etchings of Rome followed Piranesi's example, and reported the latest excavations to an avidly interested European audience. In turn, as they were carried home by Northern Europeans on the Grand Tour, the etchings fuelled worldwide interest in classical architecture., Image Size : 458x633 (mm), 18x24.875 (Inches), Platemark Size : 465x645 (mm), 18.25x25.375 (Inches), Paper Size : 522x740 (mm), 20.5x29.125 (Inches), Black & White, Copper Engraving

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        Der Lange Verborgene Freund, oder: Getreuer und Christlicher Unterricht fur Jedermann, enthaltend: Wunderbare und probmassige Mittel und Kunste (.)

      No Publisher, Reading, PA 1820 - First edition. Paper covered boards with calf leather spine. 4 1/4 by 7 inches. 100 pp. First appearance of this work, providing many folk remedies, charms and spells for colic, aches, swellings, etc. A few spells are included to be used against thieving, murderers and witchcraft, as well as extinguishing fire without water and a few conjurations, earning the book the status of grimoire. Published openly and very popular among its purchasers, this book was reprinted many times in pulp form during the 19th and early 20th centuries. This precedes the first English language edition which was published in 1846, under a slightly different title. Hohman was a German immigrant, settling in Pennsylvania in 1802, and earning money by publishing various broadsides and other work, as well as practicing as a healer. (See Davies. Grimoires p 192-94). This copy has what appears to be a handwritten remedy for frostbite on the second endpaper, in German, although writing is a bit hard to translate due to fading and script, so this cannot be ascertained for certain. GOOD condition. Heavy chipping and peeling to the paper on the boards, with moderate loss to the front cover and minor loss of paper along the extremities of the rear cover. Minor soiling. Uneven minor to moderate foxing and staining to the covers. Moderate to heavy scuffing. Leather splitting along the upper and lower portions of the hinges. Heavy bumping along the extremities, with the corners rounded. Interior solid. General fading to the text, with scattered moderate to heavy foxing throughout, as well as minor staining and soiling. Page 23 missing a small piece at the upper corner, not affecting text, with the last endpaper missing a 3 inch triangular piece from the lower corner. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ansicht der Burg Greifenstein mit Blick über das Donautal.

      Greifenstein/St. Andrä-Wördern, [um 1820]. - Lavierte Tuschzeichnung. Ca. 250 x 410 mm (Blattmaß). Blick nach Westen auf die Burg Greifenstein hoch über dem südlichen Donausteilufer auf ihrem Felsen im Wienerwald; rechts im Vordergrund im Wald lagernde Wanderer. Die wohl im 11. Jahrhundert errichtete Burg diente gemeinsam mit der gegenüberliegenden Burg Kreuzenstein der Überwachung des Donauknies bei der Wiener Pforte; Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts wurden sie von Johann I. von Liechtenstein erworben und im Stil der Romantik renoviert. Im unteren Rand bezeichnet: "Vue du chateau de Greifenstein appartement au prince de Lichtenstein."

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        Vue de Paris No. 13

      Paris 1820 - Image Size : 330x465 (mm), 13x18.25 (Inches), Platemark Size : 435x530 (mm), 17.125x20.875 (Inches), Paper Size : 495x605 (mm), 19.5x23.75 (Inches), Black & White, Aquatint Very Good, tear on the upper margin repaired not affecting the image.

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        Le Petit Magicien, ou Receuil d'Expériences Tirées de la Magic Blanche et des Amusemens (sic) des Sciences.

      Paris Delarue n.d. (c. 1820) - 12mo. 90pp. With frontispiece and forty illustrations from engravings. Contains detailed explanations for performing a variety of magic tricks, including passing a ring through a stick, number divination, the "oeuf dansant," and many others. Rare with only three copies recorded in institutions, two of which are in the United States. Scattered light foxing, else a fine, crisp copy in a contemporary binding of full mottled calf with gilt tooling to spine, which has a small split to outer front hinge near spine head. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta inedita di 50 scene teatrali, le più applaudite nei teatri italiani, disegnate ed incise da Lorenzo Ruggi pittore di decorazioni in Bologna. -

      (Bologna ca. 1820).In-folio oblungo. Mezza pergamena coeva. Frontespizio e 50 tavv. inc. in rame. Buon esemplare; frontespizio foderato e lievi fioriture nei margini di poche tavole. Opera non comune in cui il bolognese Ruggi incluse, oltre alle proprie scenografie, anche molte scene teatrali dei maggiori artisti italiani del periodo: «fu merito del Ruggi di averci tramandato la testimonianza delle scenografie del suo tempo...» (De Angelis p.203). Berlin Kat. 4170. A scarce collection of stage designs. With a letterpress title and 50 engr. plates. Contemp. half vellum; title strengthened and some light marginal foxing on a few plates.

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        KIMPAEN GAFU

      1820. Good. [EHON] Kawamura BUMPO, artist. KIMPAEN GAFU. Kyoto: Hishiya Magobei, Bunka [zodiacal date corresponding to 1820]. 25 x 17.4 cm. Green covers stamped with octagonal patterning (replaced?), without the title slip. The bibliographical details of this copy correspond to the copy at Mitchell p. 362-3, save for the color of the covers. Sealed as the Mitchell copy throughout. There is occasional mild worming, otherwise the condition is good. The color and printing quality is excellent. A book which suffers as a later printing, this copy is unusually early overall - wonderful printing.

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        A Dissertation on the Treatment of Morbid Local Affections of Nerves

      36, Lombard Street. Fleet Street. London Lincoln: J Drury. Taylor and Hessey. Drury and Son., 1820 To which The Jacksonian Prize was adjudged by the Royal College of Surgeons. In modern red cloth, title in gilt to black leather label to spine, gilt tooling. Internally, new endpapers, half title has some very light foxing, the frontispiece by Clift, has a tiny tear to joint at base, some light browning to base not affecting plate, title page has some light browning, small library stamp to head (Hereford Medical Institute), sporadic minimal light foxing, text block edges are marbled, half title and coloured frontis present, [7], (viii-xv), [1], [1], 2-196 pp, complete with all 3 plates as called for, printed by T Miller, Noble Street, Cheapside, London. Rare and desirable! (Allibone 2309) 4 editions published between 1820 and 1834 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide. Swan, anatomist, won the Jacksonian prize at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1817 for his essay ‘On deafness and diseases and injuries of the organ of hearing’. In 1819 he won the prize a second time with a dissertation ‘On the treatment of morbid local affections of nerves’. This was published in 1820 and translated into German in 1824. See ODNB.

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        Traité elémentaire, théorique et pratique de l'art de la danse. Contenant les développemens, et les démonstrations des principes généraux et particuliers, qui doivent guider le danseur. -

      Milano, Beati e Tenenti, 1820.In-8. Rilegato recentemente con antica carta fiorata, dorata e goffrata. 14 tavole f.t., una a doppia pagina. (14), 124 pp.; esemplare molto buono. Edizione originale di quest'opera innovativa, scritta dal massimo teorico di danza del primo Ottocento. Durante la direzione del Blasis, l'Accademia di danza della Scala divenne la più importante del mondo. Lipperheide 3093. Derra de Moroda 390. DBI X, 786-789. First edition of the first comprehensive book of dancing technique, as it is understood today, to appear in print. It influenced ballet academies and teachers throughout the world. With 14 engr. plates (one double-page). Recently rebound with early decorative boards; a good and attractive copy.

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        Nuova guida di Cremona per gli amatori dell' arti del disegno

      Giuseppe Feraboli 1820 In sedicesimo

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        Veduta del Ponte di Cassano sul Adda

      Classica veduta della cittadina vista dal fiume Adda stampata in seppia, pubblicata a Milano da Francesco Bernucca mm 150x218

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        Histoire Naturelle générale et particulière des Mollusques Terrestres et Fluviatiles ...

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1820-1851. 4 volumes. Folio. With 247 engraved plates, almost all printed in colours and finished by hand. Recent red half morocco, spines with 4 raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering. Large Paper copy of one of the rarest and most beautiful conchological works. Some moderate foxing to text as well as plates. "Posterity is grateful to Férussac for some of the most beautiful and accurate coloured figures of non-marine molluscs ever published" (Dance p. 91). It is also the last and one of the finest examples of French colour-printing by Langlois, the printer responsible for some of Redouté's finest work. The work had a long and complicated publishing history with the result that few copies are found complete. The first 28 parts, by Férussac, appeared between 1820 and 1832, containing 162 plates and 128 pages of text. In 1838 another six instalments were issued by Deshayes. The death of the publisher and departure of Deshayes to Algeria again brought the work to a halt. In 1848 Baillière acquired the stock and plates and convinced Deshayes that a work of such beauty and scientific importance could not remain unfinished. Eight more instalments were published. Deshayes is responsible for the greatest part of the text and 85 plates. The colour-printing and handcolouring were executed under supervision of Langlois and after his death by his pupil and successor, Geny-Gros, the plates were drawn by the finest natural history artists in France at the time: Bessa, Huet, Prêtre, and Riocreux. Baillière in his "Avertissement de l'éditeur' tells how as a consequence of the 1848 Revolution the most outstanding natural history artists could not find employment, apart from his work. B.M.(N.H.) II, 569; Nissen ZBI, 1348.

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        Versuch einer geognostisch-botanischen Darstellung der Flora der Vorwelt.

      Leipzig & Prag, in Kommission im Deutschen Museum..., 1820-1838. Folio (360 x 240mm). 8 parts (bound in one volume). pp. 24, 33, ( 1, errata); 39, (1); xlii; 48, (8); (2), 1-79, (1); (2, title), 81-220; lxxi, (1), with one lithographed frontispiece and 136 (126 fine handcoloured) lithographed plates. Contemporary marbled boards, spine with red gilt lettered label. First edition of this great classic on paleobotany and the most beautifully illustrated early work on fossil plants. Complete copies of this splendidly illustrated work are a great rarity. The present copy includes the 'Tentamen florae primordialis praemonenda' and the 'Skizzen zur vergleichenden phytotomie'. The work was published in 8 parts and is according to Stafleu 'the starting point for the nomenclature of fossil plants'. Maria Kaspar von Sternberg was stimulated by Faujas de Saint Fond to study fossil plants. "Schlotheim had in 1804 laid the ground-work of a knowledge of fossil plants, and Count von Sternberg worthily continued these pioneer labours. His chief work 'Versuch einer...' describes two hundred fossil species of plants, and is illustrated by... splendid folio plates. Sternberg tried to insert the fossil species into the botanical system of existing floras, applied names correspondingly to fossil species, and discarded the old names under which the fossil forms had been known. He accompished much for the proper botanical significance of fossil floras, and paved the way for a scientific treatment of palaeophytology" (Zittel). Stafleu & Cowan 10.022; Junk Rara 183; Nissen BBI, 1897 (quoting the wrong number of plates).

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        Edfou (Apollinopolis Magna) - Vue du Grand Temple

      Veduta incisa all?aquaforte su lastra di rame, inserita nella monumentale opera Description de l?Egypte, II° edizione dal 1820-29 voluta da Luigi XVIII, importante risultato culturale dell?occupazione francese in Egitto per il periodo che va dal 1798 al 1801. Bonaparte decise di invadere queste terre per controllare le vie commerciali verso l?india ed assestare in questo modo un duro colpo all?economia britannica. Durante questa operazione, il Nostro favorì l?attività di numerosi artisti, ingegneri, matematici e naturalisti per registrare e catalogare con estrema precisione le costruzioni e i monumenti egiziani nonché la flora e la fauna. Il risultato di questo immane sforzo, che per la pubblicazione coinvolse quasi duemila tra artisti e tecnici oltre a quattrocento incisori, fu l?opera "Description de l?Egypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l?expédition de l?armée française", che offre una globale visione scientifica dell?antico e moderno Egitto, nonché la sua storia naturale. La Description ebbe grande influenza sul movimento orientalista pittorico dell?ottocento e diede un contributo fondamentale alla diffusione dell?Egittologia. Numerosi edifici rappresentati in queste tavole sono stati completamente distrutti nel tempo mm 456x777 batt. rame

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        Gulph of Spezzia

      - il Gran Tour: il taccuino di viaggio di un ammiraglio inglese -Dal taccuino da viaggio dell?ammiraglio inglese William Paget che, come si evince dall?annotazione di pugno dell?autore, egli nomina come ?Sketches in the South of France, Coast of Italy, Rome, Elba and Lombardy, Lake of Como and Maggiore in the years 1819-20-21?.Il gruppo di lavori in nostro possesso riguarda la costa ligure, parte della Toscana con particolare attenzione all?isola d?Elba, e un nutrito gruppo di opere sui laghi lombardi. La qualità delle opere risulta varia e contrastata, particolarmente incentrata sulla realizzazione del paesaggio naturistico, raramente arricchito da figure umane. La mano del pittore dilettante è chiara, tuttavia i lavori si fanno apprezzare per il loro aspetto decorativo, per la loro gradevolezza di fondo e soprattutto per l?interesse iconografico dei luoghi raffigurati. La tecnica usata è quella del veloce disegno a matita successivamente colorato con l?uso dell?acquarello. Il supporto usato è, prevalentemente, una carta vergata spessa, ovviamente inglese, tipica del primo periodo dell?800. I differenti formati delle opere lasciano presupporre che si tratti di diversi taccuini da viaggio, poi amalgamati dalla storia nel corso dei due secoli trascorsi. Trattandosi di un album da disegno, quasi tutte le opere presentano al verso altri lavori. Taken from the travel notebook of an English admiral, William Paget, who called them ?Sketches in the South of France, Coast of Italy, Rome, Elba and Lombardy, Lake of Como and Maggiore in the years 1819-20-21? as can be seen from his own handwriting. These works present views of the Liguria region, parts of Tuscany (especially the island of Elba), and a large number dedicated to the lakes of Lombardy. The artistic quality is not the same for all of these water-colours and their author is more interested in the natural scenery than in representing people. It can be seen that they were created by an amateur painter and their greatest interest lies in their iconographical an decorative values. From the point of view of artistic techiniques these works were created by first making a preliminary drawing with a pencil, usually on thick laid paper (typically used in early nineteenth-century England), and then painting it with water-colours. Since these works come in different sizes, the notebooks originally might have been more than one. ? ? 395 170

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        Il carnevale di Roma. -

      Roma, Bourlié, 1820.In-folio oblungo (205 x 475 mm., più margini). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle; dorso usato. Frontespizio, un foglio con la spiegazione delle figure, e 20 stupende tavole inc. in rame e finemente colorate a mano. Lieve alone d?umidità sul foglio con la spiegazione delle figure, altrimenti fresco esemplare marginoso. Edizione originale di questa raccolta di vivaci e divertenti scene del celebre carnevale romano, eseguite dall'artista svedese Mörner. Illustrano una bottega di maschere, sfilate lungo piazze e strade di persone travestite da Pulcinella, Arlecchino o con altri variopinti costumi, corse di cavalli, sfilate notturne con moccoletti, feste musicali al teatro, allegre mangiate e bevute all?osteria, il tutto animato da balli, danze, scherzi e motteggi. Thieme-Becker XXV, 13. Colas 530. Lipperheide 2864. Olschki, Choix, 17606. First edition. Title and list of illustrations on (4) pp., and 20 finely hand-coloured engr. plates with lively representations of the Roman Carnival showing people parading in colourful costumes, some on carriages, watching horse races through piazzas and streets, dancing, drinking, eating, and making fun of each other. Mild damp stain on the leaf with the list of illustrations, otherwise a large fresh copy bound in contemp. half calf

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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.

      Torino, Accademia delle Scienze, 1820. 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.

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        OPERA QUAE EXSTANT OMNIA GRAECE ET LATINE. Padova, Seminario, 1819. Segue: Idem. ODYSSEA et Hymni fere omnes Graece at Latine.

      Seminario 1820 2 gr. voll. in-8 gr., pp. IV, 694; IV, 630, belliss. leg. m. pelle coeva con tass. e fregi oro ai d., piatti in carta dec. Risguardi in carta dec. Il primo vol. contiene l'Iliade, il secondo l'Odissea e gli Inni, con testo originale greco e trascrizione latina in calce, nella redazione di Enrico Lederlino e Stefano Berglero. Ottimo esempl. a pieni margini. [096]

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        Storia critica della Inquisizione di Spagna? compendiata in lingua italiana dal sig. Stefano Ticozzi.

      Tip. di Commercio al Bocchetto 1820 Sei volumi di cm. 17,5, pp. 2300 ca. complessive. Con 12 belle tavole fuori testo incise di cui molte ripiegate. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con filetti e titoli in oro su doppio tassello bicolore. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Prima traduzione italiana di questa celebre ed affascinante opera storica.

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        Viaggio di Anacarsi il giovine nella Grecia verso la metà del quarto secolo avanti l'era volgare.

      Milano, G.B. Sonzogno, 1820. 1820 Quattordici volumi in 12° (cm 18 x 11), pagg. 286, (1); 319; 367; 276; 319; 313, (1); 322, (1); 309, (1); 333, (1); 308, (1); 323; 302, (1); 294, (1); 355, (1) con complessive 38 tavole a colori, un ritratto dell'Autore (1716-1795) inciso in litografia da Rados ed una pianta di una casa secondo Vitruvio; brochure originale a stampa. Traduzione corretta e corredata di note da Giuseppe Belloni antico militare italiano. Barhtélemy fu archeologo e numismatico francese, grande studioso di antichità classiche e membro dell'Académie française. Questo suo viaggio in Grecia, itinerario immaginario al quale dedicò molti anni di studio e dedizione, fu pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1788. Ebbe grande successo e traduzioni in varie lingue. La prima traduzione italiana fu pubblicata da Zatta negli anni 1791-93. Volumi assai freschi ed in barbe. Pagine intonse. Alla fine del 4° volume mancano 16 pagine di annotazioni al testo. Disponiamo dell'edizione francese dell'Atlas des oeuvres complètes de Barthelemy (Paris, Imprimerie de Belin, 1822), che presenta tavole in più rispetto all'edizione italiana del 1820 (in tutto 40 tavole). L'Atlante contiene altre 29 tavole incise su rame di altre opere del Barthelemy, raffiguranti monete, medaglie ed iscrizioni . Rara e poderosa opera.

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        THE HISTORY OF AN APPLE PIE; with Ditties for the Nursery, by Dame Dearlove.

      48 pages. Illustrated with an hand-coloured vignette to the title, and 13 half-page hand-coloured engravings illustrating the alphabet. Original printed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower cover. 17.8 x 10.8cm. Small tear in fore-edge of title, and a closed tear also; covers lightly worn; else a very good copy. Basically a re-issue of 'Apple Pie by Z', from John Harris's 'Cabinet;' a title first published in that series in 1820 and, originally by Harris in a different format in 1808. The addition of Dame Dearlove's Ditties is recorded by Mrs Moon in a Harris edition of 1839, although her source may not be entirely reliable, and it could be that the title reported to her was in fact issued by Grant & Griffith.

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Année 1820 - Volume II - Tome Quatorzième [ Tome 14 - Tome XIV ] : Sur la limite inférieure des neiges perpétuelles dans les montagnes de l'Himalaya et les régions équatoriales (Alex. de Humboldt) ; Mémoire sur la Communication des mouvemens vibratoires entre les corps solides (Félix Savart) ; Experimenta circa effectum, etc. Expériences sur l'effet du conflit électrique sur l'aiguille aimantée (J. Chr. Oersted) ; Examen de quelques composés qui dépendent d'affinités très faibles (Berzelius) ; etc..

      Crochard 1820 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1820, 448 pp. avec 3 planches dépliantes et 2 pp. (catalogue Crochard). Contient notamment : Sur la limité inférieure des neiges perpétuelles dans les montagnes de l'Himalaya et les régions équatoriales (Alex. de Humboldt) ; Mémoire sur la Communication des mouvemens vibratoires entre les corps solides (Félix Savart) ; Experimenta circa effectum, etc. Expériences sur l'effet du conflit électrique sur l'aiguille aimantée (J. Chr. Oersted) ; Examen de quelques composés qui dépendent d'affinités très faibles (Berzelius) ; etc.. Rare exemplaire du très important tome 14 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique", contenant plusieurs articles de grande importance, et d'abord l'article fondateur de Christian Oersted (pp. 417-425), première traduction de sa brochure latine "Experimenta circa effectum conflictus electrici in acun magneticam", that "opened a new epoch in the history of physics". On y trouve également l'article de Félix Savart (bien complet des 3 planches dépliantes) . Charmant exemplaire relié dans son cartonnage d'époque (une très petite mouill. discrète en marge intérieure des planches). Français

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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) ; Nouvelles déterminations des proportions de l'eau, et de la densité de quelques fluides élastiques (Berzélius et Dulong) ; etc...

      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) Français

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        Sketches of Scenery in South Wales

      London Oblong folio, 44*30 cm, 6 litho plates, original printed wrappers, stitched as issued (very small half inch worm track and a few micro holes through upper wrapper and first three plates), wrapper title, printed by Moser and Harris's Lithographic Press, No 71 Grosvenor Street, Brunswick Square, nd but c 1820. Plates are: Aberdylis Vale of Neath. Melincourt Vale of Neath. Yscwd yr Rhyd In the grounds of W: Williams Esq. Yscwd Inon Cam Vale of Neath. Entrance to Porth yr Ogof Caveer Vale of Neath. Kil Hepsti Vale of Neath. Originally priced at 7s 6d. Very rare. The plates are quite crude, but represent an exceptionally early lithographic work, when techniques were still experimental. It is especially pleasing to have such a work in the original wrappers! Copies of some of the plates have been traced to the National Library of Wales, cataloged as soft-ground etchings. Swansea also have the wrappers and 5 of the 6 plates. As such, ours would appear to be the only known complete copy. Housed in a modern custom, felt lined, brown cloth up and over box with a paper label to spine. It was dissatisfaction with Moser and Harris's lithographic printing that prompted the subsequently famous Hulmandel to set up his own press, and experiment to improve on their work. George Orleans DELAMOTTE (1809-1821 fl) artist and teacher, was the son of a French refugee. His brother was William Alfred Delamotte (1775-1863), drawing master at the Sandhurst Military Academy, whose son Philip was a photography pioneer known for his series on the disassembly of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park and its reconstruction in Sydenham.

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        Voyage dans la Grece, comprenant la description ancienne et moderne de l'Epire, de l'Illyrie Greque, de la Macedoine Cisaxienne, d'un partie de la Triballie, de la Thessalie, de l'Acarnanie, de l'Etolie Ancienne et Epictete, de la Locride Hesperienne,....

      Paris, chez Firmin Didot père et fils, 1820. 1820 5 voll. in-8° (23 x 14 cm), pp. (2), XLVII, 510,(1); (2), 624,(1); (2), 576,(1); (2),462,(1); 8 di sottoscrizione, (2), 3, 630; 1 ritratto di Ali Pacha visir di Janina, 4 tavole litografiche di costumi all'inizio di ogni volume, una pianta di Hérome de Dodone, 4 carte geografiche più volte rip., 1 tavola riproducente un "Bouiourdi" ovvero un riconoscimento di un debito di Ali Pacha verso Pouqueville. Splendida legatura in piena pelle marrone dell'epoca, al dorso ricchi fregi in oro e doppio tassello in pelle rossa recante titolo e numerazione del volume. Ottimo esemplare in barbe. Edizione originale. Brunet: "..sinon le meilleur, du moins le plus complet que l"on eût publié jusqu"alors sur la Grèce moderne" (IV, 850) François Charles Hugues Laurent Pouqueville (Le Merlerault, 1770 - Parigi, 1838). Scrittore francese. Studiò medicina e prese parte alla spedizione napoleonica in Egitto come membro della commissione delle scienze ed arti. Mentre ritornava in Francia, fu fatto prigioniero dai corsari; fu poi console in Grecia. Abbandonata la medicina per la letteratura e l'archeologia, trasse dalla sua vita avventurosa la materia dei suoi libri che sono, essenzialmente, ricordi di viaggio. Brunet comme "sinon le meilleur, du moins le plus complet que l"on eût publié jusqu"alors sur la Grèce moderne" (IV, 850)

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        The Genera of Recent and Fossil Shells, for use of the student in Conchology and Geology.

      London 1820 (-1834). 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (208 x 130mm). With 1 plain and 264 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf, sides with gilt and blind pressed border, spines in 6 compartments with gilt lines and 2 black gilt lettered labels. A fine complete copy of the early issue of this rare work without the printed title page and the index published 41 years later by Quaritch in 1875 and which remained unpublished in the original work. Most of the copies do not have this later published addition. Nissen and the Brit. Mus. Nat. Hist. Cat. quote the wrong number of plates. For the correct number of plates see Wheldon & Wesley cat. 179 no. 110 and Quaritch Cat. 894 Supplementa Sowerbiana no. 1572, as well as our catalogue 278 no. 313. Our copy however has a privately printed, undated, title page to both volumes, obviously commissioned by a former owner. The copy also has a four page advertisement of the present work, bound at the beginning of volume one. The work was published in 42 parts. "In 1821, however, James Sowerby, the distinguished botanical artist, had begun to publish 'The Genera of recent and Fossil Shells', a work of considerable erudition and artistic merit, which portrayed examples of the Lamarckian genera, among others, together with explanatory text to each plate" (Dance, Hist. of Shell Collecting p. 85). Publication was discontinued 14 years after the first part was published. According to Mr. Petit's paper in the Archives of Natural History 33.1, George Brettingham Sowerby I was the sole author of the above work and James Sowerby the artist. "The incorrect assignment of authorship is at least partly the result of the publication of the title page by Quaritch in the reissue of 1875... on which it is erroneously stated to have been 'commenced by James Sowerby ... and continued by George Brettingham Sowerby'" (R.E. Petit). As the work is generally listed under J. & G.B. Sowerby as being the authors we have kept it like that although it is not correct. Nissen ZBI, 3921; Dance 300.

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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. Français

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        A View in the Island of Pulo Condore

      Boydell London:: Boydell,. 1809 (1820).. An early large view of Vietnam, showing a tranquil scene of open fields leading to water, with a boy leading an ox by a string through his nose, with several other oxen in the background.The encounter with the natives & the oxen is described as anything but tranquil in Cook's Voyage. A much larger group of oxen threatened Webber & his compatriots, and the situation was brought under control by these boys, "ox whisperers" if you will, who were able to quiet them. (Joppien & Smith) A dwelling with several inhabitants sits at the foot of a lush tropical mountainside. The view was published in John Webber's "Views in the South Seas", which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from Cook's expeditions". (Parsons Collection 136). London. Pubd. April 1, 1809 by Boydell & Compy. No. 90 Cheapside. Vol. III, Book VI, p. 450. Impression mark 450 x 325 mm, on paper 500 x 363 mm.Colored aquatint with the accompanying letterpress. The text is drawn from the published account of the voyage. The print in wonderful condition, with a couple of small fox spots in the sky, is watermarked J. Whatman 1820. The letterpress is watermarked C. Wilmott 1819. Joppien & Smith 3.397.e

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