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        A New Treatise on the Game of Chess, on a Plan of Progressive Improvement, Hitherto Unattempted: Containing a Very Considerable Number of Rules, Explanations, Notes and Examples: The Object of These Rules, &c. Is to Enable Unpractised Players to Avoid Cro

      Printed for R P Moore 1821 - 2 volumes:xxviii+[1]+313pp; 395pp with leaf of errata. Octavo (8" x 5") rebound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine. (Whyld Ravillous 1821:4) 1st edition. Jacob Henry Sarratt was a London schoolmaster who learned his chess from Verdoni and established himself as "Professor of Chess". He was the leading English chess master from the late 18th century to the early 19th century. He was a frequenter of the London Chess Club which met at Tom’s Coffee House in Cornhill. His fee was a guinea a lesson. Under his influence stalemate was accepted as a draw. He was the first great English author on chess. His reputation was high and a revelation to English players. His works were of a pioneering character as to chess and the English language. His first excellent books were A treatise on the Game of Chess Vol 1 and Vol 2 1808. There is a prefix listing books on chess from Damiano onwards and some friendly criticism of Philidor. Vol 1 contains "Different Methods of Opening the Games" then follows 75 Critical Variations. Vol 2 is "Teaching the Player who does not have the move how to frustrate his adversary’s attack". Then there are instructions how to checkmate and a section on endings with pawns only. His next book introduced in translation the works of Damiano, Lopez and Salvio. Published in London in 1813 it deals with those "old" authors extensively. His next book was Vol 1 Gianutio, Vol 2 Selenus with a preface giving some details of the authors. In 1821 was published A New Treatise on the Game of Chess. It is a more exhaustive work than the 1808 publication. He was assisted in this work by his pupil W Lewis. Sarratt died in 1821. His widow then went to Paris and taught chess. In 1844 following an article in Le Palamede, describing her as aged 85 and destitute an appeal was launched which enabled her to live in comfort for the rest of her life". Condition: Former library copy from the Brooklyn Public Library with perforated stamp to title and some stamps through out. A very attractively rebound in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The autograph album of violinist Metaura Torricelli-Pente (1867-1893) containing autograph quotations signed from 20 late 19th-early 20th century composers and musicians, mostly violinists, many with interesting association to some of the most important composers of the day

      - Small oblong octavo (220 x 140 mm). Heavy dark green silk boards with "Autograpfi M.T.P." within an ivory silk shield mounted to upper, white moire-patterned endpapers. 31 ff. consisting of 20 autographs + 47 ff. (blank), as follows:fol. 1 blankfol. 2r:BOTTESINI, Giovanni 1821-18898 measures (?complete) notated in brown ink in piano score. Marked "Lento" and in G-flat major, 3/4 time. Inscribed "Alla Signora Mezzauretta[!] Torricelli Gio. Bottesini Napoli 10 Giugno 1885." Bottesini was an accomplished Italian double bassist, conductor and composer. "In 1853 [he] joined the immensely popular orchestra led by Louis-Antoine Jullien for its tour in the United States. He was a featured performer in the lavishly spectacular concerts throughout the season, which culminated with the Christmastime performances of William Henry Fry's "Santa Claus" Symphony. Early in 1854 Bottesini left Jullien's troupe to conduct opera in New Orleans and Mexico. He later returned to Europe, composing and conducting opera in Spain, Portugal, France, and England throughout the duration of his career." Laura Moore Pruett in Grove Music Online.fol. 2v:MARTUCCI, Giuseppe 1856-190913 measures notated in black ink in piano score. Marked "Allegro vivace" and in E major, 2/4 time. Inscribed "Alla gentile Signora Metaura Torricelli Napoli Luglio 1885 G. Martucci." Martucci, an Italian composer, pianist, and conductor, was regarded as "the most important non-operatic composer in late 19th-century Italy and played a versatile, highly influential part in the resurgence of Italian concert life after a period when it had been at a low ebb." John C.G. Waterhouse and Folco Perrino in Grove Music Online.fol. 3r: CONTIN, Giuseppe 1838-190010 measures notated in black ink for "Viol[in]o." Marked "Mosso" and in G major, 2/4 time. Inscribed "Alla gentilissima Sig.ra M. Torricelli Venezia Genn[aio] 1886. Giuseppe Contin." Count Giuseppe Contin di Castelseprio was a violin pupil of Mayseder, founder of the famous Benedetto Marcello Institute in Venice, and co-director of La Fenice. fol. 3v: HAUSER, Miska 1822-1887The first 18 measures of the violin part of the Rhapsodie Hongroise [op. 43]. Marked "Adagio" and in D minor. Signed "Vienna 19/3 1886 M. Hauser." fols. 4 and 5 blankfol. 6rBAZZINI, Antonio 1818-189713 measures notated in purple ink "per Violino Solo." Marked "Allo. giusto" and in G major, 2/4 time. Signed "Milano 5/12 86 Dr. Bazzini." Bazzini was an Italian violinist, composer and teacher. ".encouraged by Paganini, he began his concert career at an early age and became one of the most highly regarded artists of his time. From 1841 to 1845 he lived in Germany, where he was much admired by Schumann both as a violinist and a composer, as well as by Mendelssohn (Bazzini gave the first private performance of his Violin Concerto)." Giovanni Carlo Ballola and Roberta Montemorra Marvin in Grove Music Online.fol. 6vRICORDI, Giulio 1840-1912Serenata Moresca. 3 measures. Marked "And.te mosso" and in F major, 6/4 time); Serenata Veneziana. 4 measures. Marked "Andantino" and in F major, 6/8 time); Serenata Ungherese. 2 measures. In E minor, common time. Three incipits in total, notated in black ink in piano duet layout (four-stave systems). Inscribed "Alla eg. Sig.a Metaura Torricelli Ricordi di J. Burgmein [Ricordi's pseudonym]." Giulio Ricordi was the director (from 1888-1912) of the famous music publishing firm of Ricordi founded by his grandfather Giovanni Ricordi in 1808.fol. 7r: ROMANIELLO, Luigi 1860-19164 measures notated in black ink in piano score. Marked "And.te mesto" and in G major, common time. Inscribed "A Metaura Torricelli Venezia 10 agosto 1887 Luigi Romaniello." Romaniello was an Italian composer and pianist.fol. 7v: THOMSON, César 1857-19311 measure for violin. In A major. Signed "Venezia [?]14 Aprile 87 Césare Thomson." A Belgian violinist, Thomson studied with Jacques Dupuis and later with Léonard, Vieuxtemps, Wieniawski and Massart.fols. 8 and 9 blankfol. 1 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ansicht der Alpenkette und des Bodensees gezeichnet auf Heiligenberg in Schwaben. Vue de la Chaine d'Alpes et du Luc de Constance dessine a Heiligenberg en Souabe

      Zürich: Füssli u. Comp., 1821 - Kolorierte Umrißradierung (ca. 14 x 320 cm), Leporello in Pappband der Zeit, mit Original-Schuber. Zweiteiliges Panorama der Alpen und des Bodensees aus der Feder des Züricher Amateur-Kartenmachers und Zeichners Heinrich Keller d .Ä. (1778 - 1862), der in seinem 1816 gegründeten Verlag mehrere Panoramen dieser Art sowie Karten von der Schweiz herausgab. Zeigt das Panorama zwischen Gindlerkopf und Napf, sowie zwischen Schloß Heiligenberg und dem Dreifaltigkeitsberg. Wenig fleckig, mit 2 kleinen Randausrissen. Schuber berieben. Regal-HH-jpw39851 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia: Printed and published by Thos. H. Palmer, 1821. Original boards. Spine partially perished, retaining a small remnant of the original label. Leaves uniformly tanned with occasional light foxing; offsetting to titlepage from folding map. Early ownership inscription at top of titlepage. Short horizontal tear along one fold line of the map. Very good, in unsophisticated original condition, untrimmed. In a three-quarter leather clamshell case. One of the important early travel narratives pertinent to the region, with a considerable amount of valuable material relating to the Chickasaw, Cherokee, and Osage Indians. Three appendices are devoted specifically to observations of the Indians, as well as a compilation of meteorological data. Nuttall travelled in the company of Major Bradford from Fort Smith to the prairie country and Red River, and spent some time near the mouth of the Verdigris River. Clark praises Nuttall's scientific acumen and singles out his narrative as a valuable work on the botanical history of the region. WAGNER-CAMP 19a. HOWES N229. GRAFF 3055. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 2785. CLARK II:48. BRINLEY SALE 4667. FIELD 1145. SABIN 56348. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 6319. STREETER SALE 1597.

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments (Pulpit Size, with Fore-edge Painting)

      John Smith, Cambridge 1821 - Pulpit size (with double fore-edge painting), 59 line Bible, double column; bound in contemporary polished purple calf. Magnificent in its size and quality of binding and typography. Translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. Spine decorated in gilt, and stamped in blind. Double fore-edge painting, depicting Biblical narratives in color. Internally clean; a magnificent Bible. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \"Bürger Garde der K.B. Haupt und Residenz Stadt München\". Blatt 3: Cavallerie und Artillerie.

       Altkol. Lithographie \"Componirt und gezeichnet von D. Monten\", um 1821, 26 x 35 cm. Maillinger I, 1887; nicht bei Lentner; Thieme-Becker Bd. XXV, S. 88. - Der Historien-, Schlachten- und Genremaler, Lithograph und Radierer Dietrich Monten wurde 1799 in Düsseldorf geboren. Er war Schüler der dortigen Akademie sowie der Münchner unter Peter von Hess. - Das Blatt zeigt im Vordergrund zwei berittene sowie fünf stehende Soldaten. - Seltenes und schönes Militärkostümblatt im feinen, frischen Altkolorit. Auf äußere Einfassungslinie geschnitten und der Titel montiert. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Dekorative Graphik, Bürgerwehr, Militaria, München, Oberbayern

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        Singalesisk Skriftlære.

      Kolombo (Colombo, Sri Lanka), 1821. 8vo. Original blank blue wrappers. Some brownspotting (due to the paper quality). (2),16 pp.. First (and only) edition of the first Singalese grammar in a Western language, Rask's highly importent work, in which he "identified Sinhalese as a speech belonging to the same class as Sanskrit and added that Tamil belonged to quite a different class. Since then the subject has been studied and discusses by various scholars, and it is established beyond doubt that Sinhalese is an Indo-Aryan language."Rasmus Rask is one of the absolutely most prominent and famous Danish philologers and is very well esteemed worldwide. He was the first to systematically study the ancient Nordic languages and is the discoverer of the relations between the consonants in the Indo-European languages. This discovery served as the foundation of the rules Jacob Grimm later formulated, underlying the Germanic and High-German soundshifts. In PMM, Rask is identified as "one of the founders of the modern science of language." (PMM 266)

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments (Pulpit Size, with Fore-edge Painting)

      Cambridge: John Smith, 1821. Hard Cover. Pulpit size (with double fore-edge painting), 59 line Bible, double column; bound in contemporary polished purple calf. Magnificent in its size and quality of binding and typography. Translated out of the original tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. Spine decorated in gilt, and stamped in blind. Double fore-edge painting, depicting Biblical narratives in color. Internally clean; a magnificent Bible.

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        The world in miniature; ... Japan, ...London, printed for R. Ackerman, [1825]. 12mo. With 20 hand-coloured engraved plates, including the frontispiece. Contemporary gold-tooled green morocco, gilt edges.

      Abbey, Travel 6 (complete series), esp. pp. 12-13; Colas 2730; Pages 486. A charming illustrated book describing Japan, from the 43 volume series 'The world in miniature', published in 1821-1827. Each of these volumes was illustrated with coloured stipple engravings and in the present book they mostly portray the costumes and dress of various professions and classes in Japan. As Japan was an almost completely isolated country until 1853, the book is based on many earlier sources and probably for a large part on an earlier French publication from 1818 published by Nepveu in Paris. Although not all sources consulted were equally reliable, the description in the book are steeped in the empiricism of the 19th century. For instance, after mentioning "amphibious animals, which have a body like a fish, four of five feet long, covered with scales, and a head furnished with hair resembling that of a man", it is concluded that "this account has the air of a fable; but it is probable that some animal unknown to Europeans may have furnished the subject of it".With the bookplate of Kessler Brunner. With offsetting from the plates on the facing pages and the binding slightly rubbed near the edges. Otherwise a very good copy.

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        Investigation At Ilchester Gaol, In The County Of Somerset.

      1821 - Torture, Bribery And Licentious Conduct at Ilchester Gaol Hunt, Henry [1773-1835]. Investigation At Ilchester Gaol, In The County Of Somerset, Into The Conduct Of William Bridle, The Gaoler, Before The Commissioners Appointed By The Crown. The Evidence Given By H.B. Shillibear. Dedicated, With An Address To His Majesty, King George The Fourth. London: Thomas Dolby, 1821. viii, 7, [1], 271, [5], 8 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Etched portrait frontispiece of Bridle, by George Cruikshank, holding the tools of his trade (leg irons, manacles and a hangman's noose), five etched plates, probably by Robert Cruikshank, woodcut text illustration on p. 261. Complete, including the two supplementary addresses found in some copies. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards. Moderate rubbing with some wear to spine ends, joints and corners, crack in text block between title page and following leaf. Moderate toning, light foxing in a few places. Later inscription in pencil to front pastedown, interior otherwise clean. * First edition in book form. This was originally issued in six parts, "price one shilling" each, in blue paper printed wrappers. Henry Hunt, the radical politician, had presided over the Smithfield reform meeting on 21 July 1819, and at the meeting in St. Peter's Fields, Manchester, on 16 August, which was broken up by the yeomanry, and became known as the Peterloo Massacre. Hunt was tried at the York Assizes, in March 1 820, for his part in the protest, and was convicted. He spent his two-year term at Ilchester Gaol. The report of the Commission of Inquiry into Ilchester Gaol, instigated because of Hunt's complaints, provides a vivid portrait of the corruption, health hazards and horrifying regimes in place in local prisons in the early years of the nineteenth century. Hunt leveled 21 charges against Bridle, the gaoler. These included gross neglect of duty, drunkenness, gambling, cruelty, torture, bribery, embezzlement, false accounting, "licentious conduct towards female convicts (Bridle was suspected of fathering children with two of them), not feeding inmates properly, and for "making boys sleep with a man convicted of beastiality". It was Hunt himself who examined the witnesses and principals involved. The plates by Robert Cruikshank are mock portraits of: "The Revd. T.G.D. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Zoologie. Polypes Pl 2. Isaures Libres. Isaures Fixées. Nephthées. Description De l'Egypte, Histoire Naturelle.

      Imprimerie Royale, Paris - Edition 1821-1830. Belle gravure sur cuivre, sur grand papier d'Arches, représentant des Polypes (dont l'Anémone de mer), gravée par Forsell, d'après un dessin de Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (1777-1851), zoologiste français. En 1798, il partit avec l'Empereur Napoléon 1er, prit part à l'expédition scientifique et contribua à la publication du fameux ouvrage "Description de l'Egypte" avec Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. Il s'agit ici de la 2e édition de l’ouvrage, dénommée "Edition Royale" ou "Édition Panckoucke", édition dédiée au Roi Louis XVIII. Les planches de cette édition sont tirées d'après les plaques d'origine. Celle-ci en fait partie et appartient à la section zoologique. Sur chaque page est apposé un Timbre à sec représentant un Sphinx surmonté d’un obélisque. Dimensions de la planche: 49,2 x 67 cm. Size: elephant in Folio

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        Zapiski o Nekotorykh Narodakh i Zemliakh Srednei Chasti Azii Filippa Nazarova, Otdel'nogo Sibirskogo Korpusa Perevodchika, Posylannogo v Kokant v 1813 i 1814 Godakh.

      St. Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences,, 1821. [Notes on the People and Lands in the Central Part of Asia by Filipp Nazarov, a Translator of the Special Siberian Corps who was sent to Kokand in 1813 and 1814] Octavo (210 × 122 mm) Contemporary maroon quarter sheep, marbled boards. Contemporary book-label of H. J. Melin on the bottom margin of p.17, small ink-stamp to the tail of the last page. A little rubbed, particularly on the joints and corners, some skilful restoration, endpapers browned and with some tan-burn at the corners, text lightly toned, overall a very good copy. First edition. Extremely uncommon, just six copies on OCLC. One of the earliest accounts of Russian relations with the Khanate of Kokand, containing a detailed description of an expedition across Central Asia, into areas very little known at the time; "I publish the result of my observations with the hope of throwing some light on these interesting countries, the birthplace of the tribes which were long the scourge of the Russian Empire" (translation from the London Magazine review of Klaproth's "Magasin Asiatique", April, 1826). The author, Filipp Nazarov, was an interpreter with the Special Siberian Corps of the Russian army, who in 1813, was sent on a special mission to the khanate in order to "repair relations" (Starr, Ferghana Valley: The Heart of Central Asia, p.44) following the death of two members of a Kokandian deputation on their return from a embassy to the court at St. Petersburg in 1812. Accompanied by a 100-camel caravan of Russian merchants seeking to establish trade relations with Kokand, and laden with imperial gifts for the khan, Nazarov departed from Omsk in May 1813. What follows is a finely-observed geographical travelogue encompassing topography and ethnography, largely pragmatic, but inevitably tinged with the Orientalism of its time, and nonetheless revealing for that. His route took him via Petropavlovsk, across the Kazakh-Kirghiz steppe, where he was warned to guard against plunder by the marauding Kirghiz hordes - "slaves to their word, but violent, vindictive, thieves by nature, and ungoverned in their passions Â… the right of the strongest prevails amongst them in the fullest sense of the term". He visits Tchimket - modern-day Shymkent in Kazakhstan - where the governor offers them two hundred soldiers as an escort on their way to Tashkent, where "The city is full of life; the streets are crowded; the people dance before the doors of the houses, others have music in their gardens; one imagines oneself in a continuous fête", but where the governor impounds the caravan and the Kokoandians' gifts from the Tsar. Once at Kokand - "very large and populous; there are not less than four hundred mosques" - Nazarov secures his audience with the khan, a man "of about five-and-twenty Â… dressed in a shawl decorated with golden fringes and acorns" - and presents the Tsar's letter and gifts. Having declined to hand over what remains of the merchants' goods or turn renegade as restitution for the death of the envoys, and having declared himself willing to face execution in the knowledge of the vengeance that the Tsar would visit upon his murderers; Nazarov's Cossack guard is dismissed and he finds himself under house arrest. The khan then proposes that he accompany him on a hunting trip to Marghilan with the intention of moving him further from any possible assistance. Nazarov spends some months travelling the Ferghana valley, visiting amongst other places Andijan, where the khan kept a game preserve, and Namanghan, notable as a centre for handcrafts, and horticulture; "Throughout this sandy steppe we saw very populous villages; the inhabitants appeared to be extremely well off, and to want nothing that can make their existence happy; their countenances have an expression of the most perfect contentment". The party then returns to Kokand, where Nazarov receives the reply to the Tsar's letter and is sent on his way with a small escort. He makes his circuitous return via the recently conquered town of Urutupa, Khujand, a thriving city now in Tajikistan, and revisits Tashkent, before again braving the Kirghiz and reaching Petropavlovsk on 15 October 1814. Thus ended Nazarov's perilous mission to Central Asia, one of the few such accounts to be published, the edition being underwritten by Nikolai Petrovich Rumyantsev (1754-1826), Russian Foreign Minister and Imperial Chancellor, who was a prominent patron of arts, a collector and bibliophile, and a supporter of Russian exploration, who sponsored Krusenstern and Lisianski's first Russian circumnavigation of 1803-6.

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        Histoire complète des voyages et découvertes en Afrique depuis les siècles les plus reculés jusqu'à nos jours.

      A Paris chez Aethus Bertrand Libraire, 1821. 434+408+448+366 pages pp. The atlas is not included. Bound in 4 very fine contemporary half calf with rich golddecoration on spines and goldprint. First Edition.. 15051213

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        Zoologie, Echinodermes Pl 5. Astéries. Description De l'Egypte Histoire Naturelle.

      Imprimerie Royale, Paris - Edition 1821-1830. Belle gravure sur cuivre, sur grand papier d'Arches, représentant une étoile de mer, gravée par Macret et Leleu, d'après Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (1777-1851), zoologiste français. En 1798, il partit avec l'Empereur Napoléon 1er, prit part à l'expédition scientifique et contribua à la publication du fameux ouvrage "Description de l'Egypte" avec Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. Il s'agit ici de la 2e édition de l’ouvrage, dénommée " Edition Royale ", ou "Édition Panckoucke", dédiée au Roi Louis XVIII. Les planches de cette édition sont tirées d'après les plaques d'origine. Celle-ci en fait partie et appartient à la section zoologique. Sur chaque page est apposé un Timbre à sec représentant un Sphinx surmonté d’un obélisque. Dimensions de la planche: 50 x 67,5 cm. Size: elephant in Folio

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        [Collection of Tracts and Speeches pertaining to Queen Caroline]

      London, 1821. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half calf and paste paper boards. Rebacked preserving spine. Very good. 1 vols. 8vo. The Countess of Jersey's Copies. Collection of pamphlets from the "Queen Caroline Affair" (1820), with the ownership signatures of the Countess of Jersey, Sarah Sophia Child Villiers (1785-1867). She was a banking heiress with a colossal income; her husband, fifth Earl of Jersey, famed as a foxhunter and sportsman, was the son of Frances Villiers, a notorious coquette and royal mistress of George IV when Prince of Wales. Sarah Jersey was "one of the most prominent hostesses and social figures of her generation … her houses became centres for the whig party. … Her love of being at the centre of attention, perhaps, as much as conviction led her to take up the unfashionable cause of Queen Caroline when George IV was seeking to divorce her: she championed the queen with such frenzied fervour that her friends began to doubt her reason" (ODNB). The first three titles are exceedingly scarce; the fourth title is more widely held in institutions. Includes: 1. Substance of Lord (Thomas) Erskine's Speech in the House of Lords ... the 14th of July 1820, on moving that a list of the witnesses intended to be examined in support of the Bill of Pains and Penalties should forthwith be delivered to the Queen. London, 1820. From T. Author inscribed on title-page. and signed there "Countess Jersey /1820." [2], 23, [1, imprint] pp. OCLC: 38864669. 2. Speeches of Mr. Brougham, Mr. Denman, and Dr. Lushington, containing the defence of Her Majesty the Queen. London, 1820. 58; 90; 38 pp. Signed on title-page "Countess of Jersey/ Berkeley Square." OCLC: 236079361. 3. Journal des voyages de S.M. La Reine, en Afrique, en Grèce, et en Palestine, par Louise Dermont … précédés d'un Mémoire expliquant la maniere dont le Journl a été obtenu. Par Edgar Garston. Londres, Chez MM. Allman, 1821. xxviii, 72 pp. Signed "C. Jersey" on t.p. OCLC: 33935058 4. A Queen's Appeal. [In verse. Pleading the cause of Queen Caroline. By Peter Bayley.] London, Printed for Robert Stodart, 1820. 83, [1, ad] pp. OCLC: 8559909. Provenance: Sarah Child Villiers, Countess of Jersey, with the Middleton Park bookplate of her husband, the foxhunting fifth Earl, Victor Albert George Child Villiers. Library shelf mark ShIII R.II. Notes on front pastedown "from the Author. Lord Erskine's Speech on Moving for a list of witnesses to be given to the Queen. July 1820..."

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        The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations On Their Works A New Edition, Corrected

      London: Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington, et al., 1821. Early nineteenth-century edition of Johnson's Lives of the Poets, first published between 1779 and 1781. The major work of his final years, these virtuosic character sketches are now recognized as a turning point in literary biography. Led by "the honest desire of giving useful pleasure," Johnson drew on decades of reading and conversation to sum up the English poets of the previous century, including Milton, Dryden, Gay, Pope, Young, and Gray. Sharp and straightforward, Johnson invites his readers to debate, as in his pointed account of Jonathan Swift: "He pays no court to the passions; he excites neither surprise nor admiration; he always understands himself; and his reader always understands him." The characteristically effusive James Boswell calls this work "the richest, most beautiful, and indeed most perfect, production of Johnson's pen." A near-fine early edition, in a stunning contemporary binding. Two octavo volumes, contemporary full straight-grain red morocco, boards elaborately stamped in gilt and blind, spine panels lettered and decorated in gilt, brown coated endpapers, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. Occasional light toning to text blocks, page 246 of Volume I mispaginated 426, front board of Volume II lightly scuffed. Nineteenth-century ink presentation inscription to first flyleaf of both volumes ("E dono sociorum"), later pencil inscription to first flyleaf of Volume I.

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        Le Neveu de Rameau, Dialogue

      Delaunay, Libraire, Palais-Royal, 1821. Hardcover. Good. 1821. 262 pages. No dust jacket. French language text. Possibly ex-library. Half bound in red cloth spine with gilt lettering and red paper covered boards. Ouvrage posthume et inedit par Diderot.. Good copy with firm binding. Tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Pencil annotation to front endpaper with a marks from removed insert to front pastedown. B&W frontispiece. Possible library binding. Boards are rub marked, sunned and have rub wear to edges and spine. Mild bumps to corners with corner scuffing. Partly cracked backstrip but remains firm. Paper covering boards is split and peeling along rear fore-edge.

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        Gesamtans., ( ca. 9 x 28,5 ) auf einer Kundschaft der Kupferschmiede f. d. Gesellen Jürgen N.L. Dandorff.

      - Kupferstich v. Pingeling u. Hagemnann, dat. 9. July, 1821, 33,5 x 33 (H) Stopp D 174 - Gesamtansicht ( Blick von Süden über die Elbe ) auf einer speziellen Kundschaft der Kupferschmiede in der oberen Blatthälfte, darunter das ausgefüllte Zeugnis. - Blatt aufgezogen, am linken Rand kleiner Bildverlust. - Selten, nur 6 weitere, ausgefüllte Exemplare bekannt.

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        Histoire physique, civile et morale des environs de Paris, depuis les premiers temps historiques jusqu'a nos jours. 8 Tomes. Ornee de gravures.

      Paris, Guillaume 1825 (- 1828) 1821 (- 1825) - Wohl kaum gelesen. Aus einem gepflegten Sammlerhaushalt. Das Leder der Rücken leicht berieben, der Band 4 am Kopf in den Gelenken leicht angeplatzt. Trotzdem gesamthaft sehr guter Zustand. Alle Preise inkl. MwSt. - Ihr Versandantiquariat Der-Philo-soph, der Online-Händler mit der schnellen Lieferung! An Werktagen versandfertig innerhalb 24 Stunden! Deutsch 4500g

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        A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering’s Straits, for the Purpose of Exploring a North-East Passage ... in ... 1815-1818 - Reprint


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        A History of Madeira. With a Series of Twenty-seven coloured Engravings, illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants of that Island.

      Ackermann, London, 1821 - Mit 27 handkol. Stahlstichen sowie handkol. Titelvignette. Lex.8°, V(I),118(1)S., Orig.-Leinenbd. mit Rückenvergoldung - nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar, die Stiche auf kräftigem Papier und in prächtiger, leuchtender Kolorierung, einzelne Tafeln lose bzw. halblose belassen, Einband bestoßen, Exlibris - Erste Ausgabe - BL General Reference Collection 562*.d.27. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        WÜRZBURG. "Würzburg". Gesamtansicht mit Blick den Main entlang, rechts die Festung Marienberg, im Vordergrund Weinreben.

      - Altkol. Kupferstich bei Karl August Ferdinand Venus, Zittau, 1821, 17 x 25,5 cm. Brod/Mälzer K 89. - Aus "Monatlicher Neuigkeitsträger", Zittau 1821. - Sehr selten.

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        Naufrage du brick français La Sophie

      1821 - 2 vol. de I : 348 pp., 4 pl Paris, Mongie, 1821, in-8, 2 vol. de I : 348 pp, 4 pl et II : 2 ff, 368 pp, 2 ff, 8 pl, reliure postérieure à dos de basane brune, non rogné, Edition originale de cette intéressante relation ou le Sophie en partance pour le Brésil, fut drossé sur des récifs de la cote Saharienne. Les infortunés rescapés furent ensuite enlevés et vendus comme esclaves au Maroc. L'illustration comporte une grande carte repliée, gravée par Lapie, et 11 planches dont 4 repliées, lithographiées par Motte. Une planche détachée, quelques rousseurs aux planches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flora Londinensis containing a history of the plants indigenous to Great Britain, illustrated by figures of the natural size. A new edition, enlarged by George Graves and William Jackson Hooker.

      G. Graves, London 1821 - 7 Bände. London, G. Graves, 1821. Gr.-Folio (51x32 cm). Mit 646 kolorierten Kupfertafeln. Grüne Halbchagrinlederbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, Filetenvergoldung auf Rücken und Deckeln, Kopfgoldschnitt. (Gelenke fachgerecht restauriert). Hunt 650. - Nissen BBI 440. - Dunthorne 87. - Henrey 596. - Ein aussergewöhnlich schönes Exemplar der zweiten, um 214 Tafeln vermehrten, Ausgabe. Mit hervorragenden, sehr sorgfältig kolorierten Tafeln nach William Kilburn, James Sowerby und Sydenham Edwards sowie Graves und Hooker, die die zusätzlichen Tafeln für diese Ausgabe schufen. Der Text für die Neuausgabe stammt ebenfalls von Hooker.- Hier vorliegend eine den Bibliographien vollkommen unbekannt gebliebene und besonders begehrenswerte Variante. Normalerweise erschien die zweite Ausgabe von 1817 bis 1828 in 5 Bänden. Unser Exemplar mit 7 Drucktiteln für jeden Band, die alle mit 1821 datiert sind. Sowohl von der ersten, als auch von der hier vorliegenden zweiten Auflage gibt es kaum Exemplare, die in allen Punkten miteinander übereinstimmen. "Different copies vary in the number of plates" (Henrey 596). Die 5-bändige Ausgabe von 1817-28 enthält komplett bis zu 647 Tafeln, wovon eine lithographiert ist. Dieser Ausgabe wurde meist auch ein Index beigegeben. Das vorliegende Exemplar enthält 646 Tafeln, wobei keine lithographierte Tafeln zu finden ist. Die Bände sind nach Linné systematisch geordnet und dementsprechend auch nicht mit einem Index ausgestattet.- Das Werk brachte William Curtis, Apotheker und Leiter der berühmten Chelsea Physic Gardens, erste Beachtung ein. Später sollte er mit dem Botanical Magazine einen Markstein in der Geschichte der botanischen Zeitschriften setzen. Finanziell war dem umfangreichen Unternehmen, trotz Unterstützung und großzügiger Subskriptionen von Lord Blute kein Erfolg beschieden. Das hohe Können der Künstler, die diese Flora gestalteten, haben den Illustrationen eine dauerhafte botanische Qualität verliehen, die seitdem selten wieder erreicht worden ist.- Breitrandig und von sehr guter Gesamterhaltung. Die Textblätter teils mit Tafelabklatsch, vereinzelt auch im Rand leicht stockfleckig, die Tafeln nur minimal betroffen und zum allergrößten Teil tadellos sauber und farbfrisch. Die Breitrandigkeit kommt vor allem den größten Kupfern zugute, sind diese doch häufig sehr knapp im Rand oder sogar angeschnitten.- Mit gestoch. Exlibris auf den Spiegeln.- Great Flower Books, 2. Aufl., S. 89 "a splendid work". Sprache: Englisch Grüne Halbchagrinlederbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, Filetenvergoldung auf Rücken und Deckeln, Kopfgoldschnitt. (Gelenke fachgerecht restauriert). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Grabstätte Napoleons ('Tombeau de Napoleon dans l'isle de St. Helene').

      - altgouachierte Aquatina v. William Havell b. Johann Peter Lang in Berne, Bâle, Lausanne et Geneve, n. 1821, 23 x 29 Thieme-Becker, Vol. XVI. - William Havel was a english peinter (1782 - 1857). - Super gouache made in highlighed colours. - The border is render in watercolour. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Abhandlung über die Verbesserung der zur Wiederbelebung der Scheintodten erforderlichen Instrumente, Geräthe und Nebenerfordernisse. Nebst einer kurzen Übersicht des Rettungsverfahrens bey dem am oftmahligsten vorkommenden Scheintode erwachsener Personen.

       Wien, Selbstvlg. 1821. gr.-8°. 62 (1) S. OBrosch. Unbeschn. EAÖBL IX, 318; Wurzbach XXVII, 230; Hirsch-H. V, 113 - Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Abhandlung. \"Rudtorffers Hauptwerk\"! (Wurzbach). Rudtorffer (1766-1833) studierte bei Leber bevor er Sartorys Nachfolger als Primararzt am Wiener AKH wurde und die Lehrkanzel f. theoret. Chirurgie an der Hochschule einnahm. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Medizin

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        Zoologie Zoophytes Pl 1. Eponges charnues. Eponges à piquans. Description De l'Egypte, Histoire Naturelle.

      Imprimerie Royale, Paris - Edition 1821-1830. Belle gravure sur cuivre, sur grand papier d'Arches, représentant des Eponges, gravée par Boquet jeune, d'après un dessin de Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (1777-1851), zoologiste français. En 1798, il partit avec l'Empereur Napoléon 1er, prit part à l'expédition scientifique et contribua à la publication du fameux ouvrage "Description de l'Egypte" avec Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. Il s'agit ici de la 2e édition de l’ouvrage, dénommée "Edition Royale" ou "Édition Panckoucke", édition dédiée au Roi Louis XVIII. Les planches de cette édition sont tirées d'après les plaques d'origine. Celle-ci en fait partie et appartient à la section zoologique. Sur chaque page est apposé un Timbre à sec représentant un Sphinx surmonté d’un obélisque. Dimensions de la planche: 50 x 66 cm. Size: elephant in Folio

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        Archive of Autograph Manuscripts.

      This clergyman graduated from the New Brunswick Theological Seminary (oldest Protestant seminary in North America) in 1821 and began serving the parish of Stone Arabia, New York, in 1822, along with churches in local small communities such as Manheim, Danube (Indian Castle), Salisbury, Columbia, Second Herkimer, Ephratah and Remsen Snyder's Bush; Ketcham was a close friend of Martin Van Buren, who as president appointed him as U.S. Indian Agent in 1839, assigned to relocate some Potawatomi Indians from Michigan and Indiana beyond the Mississippi River; he served as a hospital chaplain for a time during the Civil War, and spent his last years on a farm near St. Louis. A fascinating archive totalling perhaps 200 to 300 manuscript pages, 1820s-30s vintage, consisting of a dozen or more actual manuscripts sermons actually preached by Ketcham -- often followed by his notes indicating when and where he had preached each particular sermon. These vary in size from quite small (32mo) to 8vo, and in length from several tightly-lettered pages to a dozen or more pages. All are fairly neatly penned in Ketcham's small, sometimes miniscule hand in brown ink on moderately age toned stock with occasional foxing. In addition, also present are two small (16mo and 24mo), thick sewn pamphlets containing Ketcham's extensive and detailed Hebrew grammar notes and a small sheaf of varying-size notes on theological matters and partial sermon notes. It is most unusual to find actual working draft manuscript sermons, as delivered, showing how RCA (Reformed Church in America) clergy presented their message in early 19th century New England. A remarkable collection certainly worth further research.

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        Topographischer Atlas des Koenigreichs Württemberg in 55 Blättern nach den Ergebnissen der Landesvermessung bearb. u. hrsg. von dem K. Statistisch Topographischen Bureau.

      Stgt -1851 1821 - Lithogr. Titelblatt u. 55 gef. lithogr. Karten. In 2 Pappband -Kassetten d. Zt. mit marmor. Bezügen. Erste amtliche Karte Württembergs. An der Landesvermessung waren als Leiter F. v. Mittnacht u. J. G. F. Bohnenberger beteiligt. - 2 Karten (Nr. 24 Böblingen u. 32 Tübingen) in späterem Druck (1867 bzw. 1863). - Kassetten an den Kanten berieben. Die Karten rückseitig jeweils mit Notiz in Tinte von alter Hand (Numerierung und Ortsbezeichnung). Stellenweise stockfleckig, vereinzelt Braunflecken. Einige Karten knitterig oder gewellt. Übersichtskarte mit Buntstifteintragungen und ein paar Randeinrissen. Karte 6: mit Leinenstreifen angerändert; Karte 47: 1 Falz mit Papierstreifen hinterlegt. - Komplettes und insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar der Landesaufnahme. Gewicht (Gramm): 2000

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        Heinrich von Kleists hinterlassene Schriften, herausgegeben von L. Tieck.

      Berlin: Gedruckt und verlegt bei G. Reimer 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.75"). lxxviii, 290 pp.. 1821 Posthumous publication for the first time of a selection of Kleist's plays and poetry (he committed suicide in 1811). Tieck, the editor, presents here "Prinz Friedrich von Homburg," "Die Herrmannsschlacht," "Fragment aus dem Trauerspiel Robert Guiskard," and several poems. Kleist's life was a troubled one financially, psychologically, and creatively. The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.) characterizes him as "by far the most important North German dramatist of the Romantic movement, and no other of the Romanticists approaches him in the energy with which he expresses patriotic indignation. Later 19th-century blue-green marbled paper–covered boards; foxing and browning as typical of the paper with but a few odd spots additionally, and perhaps six leaves with a stain as from a spill, extending across text but not hampering reading. Very readable in both senses; a decent, solid copy of an important work of German literature.

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        A collection of 24 broadsides and other ephemeral publications.

      Following the achievement of independence from Spain in 1821, El Salvador along with the rest of Central America had a brief flirtation with being part of Mexico, but with the fall of Iturbide and the collapse of the first Mexican empire, El Salvador and the rest of Central America formed a confederation, with Guatemala being the more equal of the supposed five equals.The Confederation itself collapsed as unworkable in 1838 and following the dissolution of it, the political and social history of El Salvador was characterized by a wrenching dynamic of Liberal vs. Conservative forces each wanting to control society and the government. But added to that were the ambitions of its neighbors, especially Guatemala, and occasionally Honduras and even Nicaragua. Then there was the problem of Britain and its citizens' investments in the country and the need to protect those interests. This assemblage provides rare documents on many of the issues and the personalities of the era. Of the 26 publications, we find only 8 to be held in U.S. libraries, mostly at only one library (two being held at two). A full list available and the condition statement below is keyed to it.

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        Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage From Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-1820, In His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper

      John Murray, London 1821 - First Edition, An excellent book in near Fine condition, London, John Murray, 1821, Quarto, 10.5 inches in height by 8.25 inches in width, 6 engraved maps and charts (4 folding) tables (1 folding). Modern tan calf spine, half calf over marbled boards, decorated spine with gilt embellishments, red Moroccan title label with gilt titles. Very clean and solid copy with normal light offsetting from maps and plates and some very light foxing. Near Fine. Parry was given command of the Hecla and Griper for the first expedition of 1819. Parry sailed up Baffin Bay and through Lancaster Sound and Barrow Strait to the south side of Melville Island, encountering much less ice than anticipated. The expedition over-wintered at Winter Harbour on the south side of Melville Island. Freeze-up delayed Parry until August 1820 but he was still able to continue west to Dundas Peninsula and south to Banks Island before turning home to England. Parr's voyage was to be recognized as one of the most important in the history of Arctic exploration. He proved that Lancaster Sound opened to a passage to the west; he charted a vast area of the unknown arctic and proved it was possible to spend the winter north of the Arctic Circle without being in grave danger. He was the first to reach 110 degrees west longitude which earned him and his crew a cash reward of L 5,000. Upon his return to London, Parry was promoted to the rank of Commander and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. A cornerstone book of Arctic Exploration in near Fine condition, please email any inquiries. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of Travels in Northern Africa

      London: John Murray, 1821. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. in the years 1818, 19 and 20, accompanied by geographical notices of Soudan and a course of the Niger with a chart of the routes and a variety of colored plates. Large 4to format. 383 pp, large engraved folding map in front, chromolithograph plates. Lyon was sent with another explorer to determine the course of the River Niger and the locate of Timbuktu. Lyon turned out to be the sole survivor on this mission and he wrote this book when he returned. He was interested in Arab culture and learned fluent Arabic so that he could communicate with and learn more about the desert people. Lyon did discover that the Niger ran into a what is now Lake Chad and he provided information on many other remote places in North Africa. Bound in half leather over patterned cloth, marbled end papers.

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        The Dramatic Works

      London: Alexander Black,, 1821. Complete in three volumes. 3 volumes in one, duodecimo in sixes (160 × 100 mm). Contemporary straight-grain dark blue full morocco, gilt-tooled flat bands to spine forming compartments, titles direct to second within multiple rules gilt, covers and remaining compartments with multiple fillet rules, central lyre devices and vine-leaf cornerpieces gilt, all edges gilt, pink endpapers. 3 engraved title-pages by E. Finden after H. Corbould. Very light scuff to rear cover, the faintest of spotting to vignette title-pages, an excellent copy. An exceptionally handsome Regency-era Shakespeare, in a superior contemporary binding, the text following the edition of George Steevens and Samuel Johnson, first published in 1780.

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        Entdeckungs-Reise in Die Süd-See Und Nach Der Berings-Strasse . Unternommen in Den Jahren 1815, 1816, 1817 Und 1818. Auf Dem Schiffe Rurick.

      Weimar: Gebrüder Hoffmann 1821, 1st edition, 3rd variant.. () xviii, 168; 176; 240pp. Very good. Quarto. Contemporary half calf binding with marble boards. Blind stamped gilt spine with raised bars. Three volumes bound in one. Printed on fine velinpapier. Six engraved maps of which five are fold-out; twenty aquatint plates of which nineteen are finely handcolored, and four are folding. Two folding letterpress tables. This special edition includes the exceptionally coloured butterfly plates which were excluded from the English and Russian editions. Lada-Mocarski 80. Sabin 38284. Zamorano Eighty 48. An elaborate account of Kotzebue's second Russian scientific expedition, and arguably one of the great Pacific exploratory voyages. "Early original source material on Alaska. The third volume is very important as it has considerable scientific data, comparative vocabulary of the native languages, and other pertinent, often unique, information" (Lada-Mocarski, 289). A fantastic copy, and one of only 88 subscribers editions..

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        Mes relations avec le Conseil des prises, le Dépôt de la Guerre, le Corps législatif devenu la Chambre des Députés.

      Paris 1821 - In-8 de ([4)-320 pp., couvertes d'une écriture fine et très lisible (environ 20/25 lignes par page), texte réglé, maroquin cerise à long grain, dos à nerfs orné de filets et de larges fleurons dorés, encadrement de simple filet doré sur les plats, tortillon doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées, guirlande intérieure (Thouvenin). Le passionnant témoignage inédit d'un haut fonctionnaire à la fin de l'Empire et au début de la Restauration. Après avoir consacré en 1819 deux volumes de notes manuscrites à son expérience à la Direction de la Librairie, Dampmartin (1755-1825) poursuit le déroulé de ses souvenirs, en relatant les autres fonctions officielles qu'il eut à remplir, à, savoir : 1. C'est le 12 avril 1811 que Dampmartin fut nommé conseiller au Conseil des prises, fonction qu'il devait cumuler avec celle de censeur impérial exercée depuis un an : c'est que cette place avait été l'objet d'une intense négociation accompagnant celle qui devait lui faire épouser Aurélie de Durfort, belle-soeur du général de Beurnonville : à cette époque se mêlant des unions de la nouvelle société qu'il voulait créer de ses propres mains, Napoléon avait laissé à Beurnonville le choix d'un époux pour sa belle-soeur en contrepartie de la rupture des fiançailles entre le comte Armand de Durfort avec Mlle de Glanes. Il s'agissait donc de trouver des émoluments convenables pour le jeune ménage, ainsi formé, et l'on voit par là que ce nouveau poste ne devait pas grand chose aux capacités ni aux inclinations de Dampmartin. 2. C'est le 20 avril 1816 qu'il fut nommé par Louis XVIII bibliothécaire du Dépôt de la Guerre en remplacement de l'infortuné Jean-Baptiste Massieu (1743-1818), ancien évêque constitutionnel de l'Oise, et conventionnel régicide, qui, ayant souscrit à l'Acte additionnel, était visé par la loi d'exil. Cette nomination dans laquelle était intervenu le duc de Feltre arracha l'intéressé à l'ennuyeuse sinécure de l'inspection des Postes du département de la Seine, qu'il venait juste d'intégrer. Mais il n'y resta pas longtemps, placé sous les ordres de son ancien chef d'Ecquevilly d'ailleurs : la retraite de Clarke pour raison de santé entraîna aussi le renvoi de son protégé. 3. Quant à la Chambre des Députés, c'est uniquement en raison de sa nomination par le Sénat conservateur (6 janvier 1813) qu'il obtint d'y siéger comme représentant du Gard lors de la Première Restauration. Il ne fut jamais élu à proprement parler, et ne figure évidemment pas dans la fameuse "Chambre introuvable". Cet ensemble de fonctions successives somme toute très subalternes n'était pas de nature à satisfaire un gentilhomme ayant de surcroît un ménage à entretenir, et le texte est émaillé de considérations sur les occasions d'autres postes envisagés ou proposés (au Conseil des Invalides en 1820, par exemple), sur les pensions et décorations obtenues et/ou quémandées. Précieux exemplaire de l'auteur lui-même avec double vignette ex-libris : légendée ("Bibliothèque de A.H. Dampmartin, commencée en 1775") et armoriée, contrecollées l'une au-dessous de l'autre sur les premières gardes. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Oost-Indië, Sumatra, Expeditie Palembang, 1821.

      Sumatra, Expeditie Palembang"Het Naar Boord brengen van den Sultan Machmoed Badaroedin naar Z.M. Schooner de Johanna op de Rivier Sousang in de Oost-Indiën op den 27 Juny 1821, na de Roemrijke Overwinning der Palembangsche Expeditie'. Aquatint vervaardigd in 1822-23 door J.A. Lütz naar het ontwerp van H.P. Oosterhuis. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. (incl. tekst) 31,2 x 41,2 cm.Na de aanvang van de 19de-eeuw was het met de Nederlandse bezittingen in Indië treurig gesteld. Slechts de factorijen te Palembang, Bandjermassin, Makassar, Timor en het eiland Ternate waren nog in het bezit van de Nederlanders.De verhouding tussen Sultan Mahmud Badaroedin II van Palembang en de Nederlanders was gespannen; gewapende bendes waren op de been gebracht en er waren voorbereidingen getroffen voor verzet. Er werd besloten om een eskader landingstroepen uit te zenden om het Nederlands gezag op de oostkust van Sumatra te herstellen: de zgn. eerste en tweede expeditie tegen Palembang volgden.De 24ste juni 1821 had generaal H.M. de Kock de vijandelijke werken in de rivier die de toegang naar de stad afsloten, na hevige tegenstand overmeesterd. Op de 26ste had De Kock het anker laten vallen en sultan Badaroedin had zich bereidwillig verklaard om de regering af te staan en zich onder toezegging van lijfsgenade aan de Nederlandse troepen over te geven. Hier zien wij het moment dat Sultan Badaruddin (gekleed in het rood met tulband en parasol boven zijn hoofd) aan boord wordt gebracht.Prijs: € 975,-.

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        Het oude testament naar den laasten Roomschen text.

      [Brussels? 8vo (21 cm). [approx. 1200] pp.. 1821?] Octavo reprint of the standard edition of the Bible in Flemish for the Roman Catholics of the Belgium. Issued with an engraved title-page reading: "Antwerpen op nieuw herdrukt naar de uitgave van J. Mourentorf, 1599." Darlow & Moule tells that the 1599 was "a revision of the Louvain Bible, based on the Clementine Vulgate of 1592, and carried out by the Theological Faculty at Louvain. This became the standard Bible of the Dutch and Flemish Roman Catholics. Later black cloth binding, with paper shelving label on spine; slightly soiled. Bookplates, including that of a theological seminary, on the front pastedown. Fourth leaf with short tear extending slightly into text from bottom edge. Mild foxing.

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      Albany, 1821. Contemporary calf. Rebacked, with original spine laid down, new leather spine label. Dampstaining. Small tear in map neatly repaired. Good. "This expedition led by General Cass was one of the many that he made as governor of Michigan for the purpose of visiting and negotiating with various Indian tribes of the Old Northwest. In this case, he also proposed to determine the source of the Mississippi River" - Wagner- Camp. The narrative is "interwoven with...a large number of incidents of Indian history, personal experience among the tribes he visited, and sketches of their principal characteristics" - Field. The plates illustrate scenery and Indian artifacts. WAGNER-CAMP 21a. FIELD 1363. HOWES S186. SABIN 77862. STREETER SALE 1782.

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        Libri. De Officus. De Senectute. DeAmicitia.

      London. William Pickering. 1821. - 48mo. 8.5x 5cm, (3.5"x1.9"), 155,[1]p., vignettes on the title & half title, engraved frontis(Cicero), in the original pebble grain cloth, with printed paper spinelabel (chipped), else fine copy, rare. (cgc) Text in Latin. Three ofCicero's rhetorics: On Duty, On Old Age, and On Friendship, originallydated 44 B.C. This edition is one of the "Diamond Classics" a series ofsmall books with tiny type published by William Pickering in optionalleather or cloth. Pickering was an innovator in the use of cloth in bookbinding. "Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the great American President, alsobecame a collector of miniature books. In May 1929 he wrote to Henderson" My own tiny books are neither very rare nor very numerous but I continuemy interest in them'. He possessed 162 items, most of them under 3 incheshigh and none of them exceeding 4 inches. As late as April 1973, theSwann Auction Galleries in New sold some Pickering Diamond Classics,namely the Milton, the Cicero, the Patriarch and the Catullus which wereinscribed on the flyleaf by Roosevelt" - Louis Bondy. "Although notassembled in a specially created travelling case, Pickering's DiamondClassics' published in London and comprising English, Greek, Latin andItalian classics, serve a very similar purpose. Due to the greateditorial care and the superb printing and binding that went into theirmanufacture, combined with the importance of their contents, these littlevolumes are now very eagerly collected by many minibibliophiles, and evenmore generally by lovers of finely produced books. All of them exceedhowever the 3-inch limit". - Louis W. Bondy. Miniature Books,1981. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg ou Entretiens sur le gouvernement temporel de la providence: suivis d'un traité sur les sacrifices

      Chex Janssens er Van Merlen, A Anvers 1821 - 2 volumi in-8 (190x13 mm.), pp. (4), XX, 379, (2); pp. (4), 338, (2). Imprimatur corroborato da timbro della Società Cattolica dei Paesi Bassi (al recto della prima carta). Legatura in mezza pelle d'epoca con titoli e numerazione di tomo incisi in oro ai dorsi. Seconda edizione di questo capolavoro della letteratura politica, andata alle stampe lo stesso anno della prima di Parigi, ma di questa assai più rara. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a visit to Brazil, Chile, Peru and the Sandwich islands during the years 1821 and 1822

      first edition. Binding half green shagreen, back with five nerves decorated with fine threads and gilded friezes, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, modern binding. Illustrated book of 4 boards inset color and a folding map. Small wormholes sometimes affecting text and engravings. As is. Charles Knight London 1825 13x21,5cm relié

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        Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts. Berlin: Nicolai, 1821.

      - First edition of the last of Hegel's major works to be published in his lifetime, with the usual additional title-page: Naturrecht und Staatswissenschaft im Grundrisse. Zum Gebrauch für seine Vorlesungen. In the preface comes Hegel's famous metaphor for philosophy's ability to understand reality only retrospectively: 'die Eule der Minerva beginnt erst mit der einbrechenden Dämmerung ihren Flug' (xxiv). ' a complete system, in which the concept of a sociology dominated by the idea of the State is laid down. It turns away from the apparent chaos of the democratic advocates of individual right in favour of an overwhelming sense that liberty cannot exist apart from order, and that the vital connexion of all parts of the body politic is the source of all good. As the family is, without contract, the instinctive realization of the moral life, so, equally without contract, the State is the fullest expression of the moral spirit, where interdependence is combined with free will. The State is the perfection of man as a finite entity, whence the spirit moves into the absolute existence of art, religion and philosophy' (Printing and the Mind of Man 283). Provenance: front free endpaper with ownership inscription of one Wilhelm Thorke, and beneath it in another hand 'Von meinem lieben Thorke [?] erhalten am 9. Februar 1833'. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 8vo, xxvi, 355, [1] pp., contemporary marbled boards, rubbed, worn at edges, later paper spine label to which some loss, lightly foxed throughout though less so than usual, otherwise a very good clean copy without library stamps and inscribed only on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Pfalz'.

      - Inkunabel der Lithographie v. Susenbeth n. Nicolaus Vogt & J.N. Peroux, 1821, 50 x 35,5 Illustration zur Sage; Mit Textblatt. - Jakobspilger begrüßt die Tochter des Pfalzgrafen Konrad. - (Pilger / Jakobsweg / Camino de Santiago) (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Maus". Ein laufender Hund, im Hintergrund Schloß Tischnowitz (?).

      - Kreidelithographie 1821, auf Velin. 29:37 cm. Literatur: Wurzbach, Biogr. Lexikon LI, S. 80; Schwarz 4. Provenienz: Slg. Friedrich August II. von Sachsen (Lugt 971).

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        The Pastorals of Virgil...

      London: 1821. 2 vols., small 8vo, xii (-vii/viii), 12, xxiv (-i/iv), 214 pp; [I], [215]-592 pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume, and 230 illustrations including 17 woodcuts and 6 engraved plates by Blake, and four other designs by Blake engraved by others. Original full rose sheep, backstrips lettered in gilt, slight wear to joints and one headcap repaired. A very fine set internally perfect. Presentation copy inscribed by Thornton to his daughter. A very fine copy of a scarce work in any condition as it was issued for use in schools; the impressions of the woodcuts in this copy are the richest I have ever seen. Blake contributed 17 woodcuts to this volume (as well as 10 other plates, of which he engraved six) which were not well received; nor were they well treated by the publisher who cut down the blocks and printed them poorly. Only a few proofs before they were trimed are now extant. These blocks have remained amongst the most influential woodcuts in the history of British art and their influence can be seen from Calvert and Palmer all the way up to the present day. The blocks were saved by Linnell and were printed not long after Blake's death as separate impressions (perhaps by Calvert), and again in 1977 as a set by Iain Bain. Any impressions are now very hard to find. For a full discussion of this wonderful book, see Essick's masterly monograph A Troubled Paradise... (San Francisco: John Windle, 1999). Bentley, Blake Books, 504. Bindman 602-18. Easson and Essick I, X.

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        Les Amours du Chevalier de Faublas. Nouvelle Edition. Ornée de huit (8) superbes gravures, dessinées par Collin, élève de Girodet, gravées par les premiers artistes de Paris.

      Paris, Chez Ambroise Tardieu 1821 4 Bände. xliv, 319; 360; 403; 429 Seiten. Mit 8 erotischen Kupfertafeln von Collin. Aufwendig gestaltete Ganzlederbände der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit je zwei Rückentitelschildchen. Dekorative Blind- und Goldprägung des Rückens und der Buchdeckel, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung. Marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere. Die Ecken nur leicht bestoßen. Erste Ausgabe mit den Illustrationen von Collin. - Dieser galante Roman erschien erstmals 1787-1790, zwei Jahre vor Ausbruch der Französischen Revolution, und wurde ein internationaler Erfolg in Europa. - Exlibris der Bibliothek von Frederick Seymour Clarke (Wappen mit Pfau) am Innendeckel. Bände innen gelegentlich gebräunt. Sonst schönes Exemplar in einem meisterlichen Einband. // First edition with illustrations by Collin. - Bound in contemporary full leather with decorative blind tooling to both covers and spine, gilt lettering and decor to spines, gilt framing on inside edges and marbled flypapers. 4 vols. With 8 erotic engravings by Collin. - Corners a bit, edges minimally bumped, only scattered foxing within. Else nice, clean copy. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bücher des 19. Jahrhunderts, Erotica - Curiosa, Erotik , illustrierte Bücher, illustrated books, Literatur 18. Jahrhundert, Literatur 19. Jahrhundert, Acien Regime, Bibliophilie, Einbände, Frankreich, France, Französische Ausgaben, french editions, Französische Literatur, French literature, Litterature francaise

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