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        La Sacra Bibbia vendicata dagli assalti della incredulità e giustificata da ogni rimprovero di contraddizione con la ragione coi monumenti della storia delle scienze e delle arti con la fisica geologia cronologia geografia Astronomia.

      Venturini - Vismara, Milano - Brescia 1821 - La Sacra Bibbia vendicata dagli assalti della incredulità e giustificata da ogni rimprovero di contraddizione con la ragione coi monumenti della storia delle scienze e delle arti con la fisica geologia cronologia geografia astronomia eg. del Signor Du-CLOT tradotta dal francese con le note di un teologo fiorentino DEDICATA A.S.E. REVERENDISSIMA MONSIGNOR GABRIO MARIA NAVA Vescovo Zelantissimo di Brescia Brescia 1821 per Gaetano Venturini A S. Carlo IN MILANO presso Rodolfo Vismara Librajo in Pescaria Vecchia 6 Volumi in 16°grande; (2),8,382,(2); (2),430,(2); (2),434,(2); (2),370,(2); (2),398,(2); (2),400,(2). Prima edizione [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        A narrative of travels in Northern Africa, in the years 1818, 19, and 20; accompanied by geographical notices of Soudan, and of the course of the Niger. With a chart of the routes, and a variety of coloured plates, illustrative of the costumes of the several natives of Northern Africa.

      Murray London 1821 - First edition. 4to., xii, 383pp., large folding map hand-coloured in outline, 17 hand-coloured lithographed plates by M. Gauci after drawings by the author, modern half calf gilt, a very good clean copy. "An important work. Lyon joined the British government scientific mission headed by Ritchie, taking the place of Captain Frederick Marryat. They met at Tripoly in November 1818. Ritchie died in 1819 and Lyon took over command of the expedition. He returned to London in July, 1820. Shortly after that he joined Parry's arctic expedition. The fine plates illustrate mostly costumes, and are all after drawings by Lyon." - Blackmer. Abbey Travel 304; Tooley 311; Hilmy I, 397; Colas 1920; Balckmer 1044; Playfair, Tripoli, 147. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Irish melodies . with an appendix, containing the original advertisements, and prefatory letter on music

      J. Power and Longman, Hurst [et al.], London 1821 - First separate edition, small 8vo, pp. xii, 259; a number of line drawings in the text; bound with: [MacDonald, William Russell], The Dublin Mail; or, Intercepted Correspondence. To which is added, a Packet of Poems., London: J. Johnston, 1821, small 8vo, pp. 136; together, 2 volumes in 1, contemporary full olive straight-grain morocco, blindstamped borders on covers enclosing a double gilt-ruled panel with a gilt lyre central and surrounded by laurel, gilt lettered direct on gilt-decorated spine, a.e.g., chocolate brown coated endpapers; a nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Journal of a Voyage For The Discovery of a North-West Passage From The Atlantic to The Pacific; Performed In The Years 1819-20, In His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, Under the Orders of William Edward Parry, With An Appendix, Containing The Scientific And Other Observations.

      Published by John Murray, London First Edition . London 1821. - First edition hard back binding in contemporary half dark maroon leather covers, morocco gilt title and author lettering to the spine with five gilt ships between the bands, marble paper covered boards, page edges and end papers. 4to 11'' x 9''. Contains [xxix] [1 leaf] 310 [1 leaf] clxxix [1], without the tipped-in errata slip. 6 engraved maps and charts [4 folding] and 14 plates [including 9 aquatints], folding table, text diagrams. Rubbing to the edges and ends, some foxing and offsetting from plates, damp stain to the inside edge of the title page which has left a light bloom to the bottom margin of the first 30 pages, binding firm and tight. His 1819 voyage through the Parry Channel was probably the most successful in the long quest for the Northwest Passage. In 1827 he attempted one of the earliest expeditions to the North Pole. He reached 82°45' North latitude, setting the record for human exploration farthest North that stood for nearly five decades before being surpassed at 83°20'26 by Albert Hastings Markham in 1875-1876. Member of the P.B.F.A. POLAR [Arctic] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        Sammlung der verschiedenen männlichen und weiblichen Tyroler-Costumes in 34 Figuren, gezeichnet von Franz Spitzer Miniatur-Maler in Innsbruck".

      [Probably Innsbruck, [around/after 1821]. - Series of 34 watercolours showing 17 male and 17 female costume figures. Wove paper (mostly waternarked Whatman 1821). C. 195 x 165 mm each. In custom-made half calf portfolio. Charming, beautifully executed set of 34 watercolours: two series of Tyrolean costumes (men and women) numbered 1 through 17. Spitzer, born in Vienna around 1780 according to AKL, worked in Innsbruck between 1810 and 1825 before moving to Salzburg (cf. Thieme/Becker XXXI, 393). He apparently was close with the Vienna-trained artist Johann Georg Schedler (1777-1866), a native of Constance. Schedler, who lived in Innsbruck from 1804 and witnessed the Tyrolean Rebellion, was known for his landscapes and costume scenes of his adopted country (cf. Wurzbach XXIX, 154). One of his published series, a collection of engravings showing the costumes of Tyrol and Vorarlberg, appeared in Innsbruck around 1824 (the Ferdinandeum copy containing 20, the Berlin copy 17 plates: Hiler 780 and Lipperheide Eba 10). The Lipperheide collection also includes a corresponding set of 34 watercolour plates, bound as an octavo volume (Eba 11). This book is from the library of Schedler himself and contains his autograph title: "Tiroler Volkstrachten nach Entwürfen von Joh. G. Schedler gemalt von Spitzer in Innsbruck". Spitzer, apparently, had forged an agreement with Schedler to produce a small number of watercolour copies of his costume series, which he would offer to customers willing to pay a premium for an original work of art rather than buy the published engravings. The present set thus constitutes Spitzer's second known watercolour version of Schedler's series of Tyrolean costumes, and the only one in the trade. - Occasional slight browning and duststaining; the colour shows exceptionally fine hues and tonal values; extremely well preserved. Cf. Lipperheide Eba 10 & 11. Hiler 780.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Essai sur les hôpitaux et sur les secours à domicile distribués aux indigens malades. Ouvrage qui a obtenu la première médaille d'or décernée par l'Académie de Lyon, dans sa séance publique du 4 septembre 1821.

      Paris, Lyon, Le Normant, Rusand [Imprimerie de Ballanche], 1821, - in-8, [4]-198 pp., demi-basane cerise, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Coins abîmés, une légère décoloration en haut en en bas des plats, mais bon exemplaire.Unique édition, peu commune. L'ouvrage avait été composé pour résoudre la question posée par l'Académie de Lyon : Quels sont les avantages et les inconvéniens respectifs des hôpitaux et des secours à domicile distribués aux indigens malades ? L'auteur développe spécialement les améliorations à apporter au système hospitalier existant, et encore très archaïque. Granier, Bibliographie charitable, 1616. Exemplaire d'Edouard-Marie Houitte de La Chesnais (1806-1860), d'une ancienne famille bretonne, avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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      London 1821 - Octavo, leather bound. Text and 85 hand coloured plates, numbered 521-605 (8 folding, plus one uncoloured, 14 slightly offset). The seventh volume of the series, complete. Although with some offset that could be improved with the diligent use of an eraser- with numerous interesting international titles such as Carolina Lily, Sunflower of Mexico, Illinois Sunflower, Chinese Chamomile, Buenos Ayres Amaryllis, Blue American Lobelia, Russian Snow Drop, Louisiana Helenium, Rattlesnake Plant. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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      Philadelphia: Printed and published by Thos. H. Palmer, 1821.. xii,[9]-296pp. plus five lithographic plates and one folding map by Tanner. Octavo. Original boards, untrimmed. Spine partially perished, retaining a small remnant of the original label. Uniform tanning to leaves with occasional light foxing, offsetting to titlepage from folding map. Early ownership inscription to top of titlepage. Short horizontal tear along one fold line of the map. Very good in unsophisticated original condition. Laid 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 2785. CLARK II:48. BRINLEY SALE 4667. FIELD 1145. SABIN 56348. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 6319. STREETER SALE 1597.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        An Introduction to the Ornithology of Cuvier, for the use of Student and Travellers

      Printed by J. Smith and sold by Treuttel and Würtz, Soho-Square, London, Paris 1821 - 8vo. Original three-quarter leather over marbled boards. Boards and endpapers detached but present. 86, [8]pp. of index followed by an unpaginated section of 15 b/w illustrated leaves entitled "An Introduction to Conchology, including the Fossil Genera with nearly 400 figures." Deckled page edges. First English translation by T. Edward Bowdich of Georges Cuvier's "Ornithologie, ou, Histoire naturelle des oiseaux, d'après Le règne animal de M. le baron Georges Cuvier," which was first published in 1817. Cuvier almost single-handedly founded vertebrate paleontology as a scientific study as well as creating the comparative method of organismal biology. Bowdich was a member of the Wetteravian Society of Natural History and a 'conductor of the Mission to Ashantee' (Ghana). He translated Cuvier's work in preparation for his second journey to Africa. Illustrated with hundreds of b/w drawings on 20 plates of various bird species. Four plates in fold-out. Majority of drawings depict birds heads, others show joints and feet. Two of the four fold-out plates are numbered (I & II). Plate I is an impressive illustration showing a skeleton of a Pelican, the other are of birds respiratory functions. Includes Index to the Ornithology and Index to the Mammalia, as issued. Main part of backstrip chipped, minor abrasions on boards. Stamp and signature of previous owners on front free endpaper. Small closed tear on top edge of plate I. Sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in poor, interior in overall good condition. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Universal Geography, or A Description of All the Parts of the World, on a New Plan (Volumes 1-4 in 8 Parts; Volume 5, Part 2)

      Edinburgh: Printed for Adam Black; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London. (1821-1825). First. First edition. A complete set of volumes 1-4 in 8 parts, and part 2 only of volume 5. Illustrated with tables and charts, and 4 engraved folding plates. All nine parts in the original illustrated wrappers: volume 1, parts 1 and 2 each with two folding plates at the rear, volume 3 part 2 with title and half-title pages and prefatory text bound in at the rear. A scarce part set of Conrad Malte-Brun's Geography with the publisher's tipped-in printed subscriber notices and advertisements present. Owner's inscription in ink on the front free endpapers, ex-library with perforated stamp and small shelf numbers on the front wraps. Scattered chipping to the spine backs, the first four leaves of part 2 of volume 4 (front free endpaper and pages 289-294) are damaged at the foredge, else a very good well-preserved set. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Notre Dame, [france]. (print)

      R. Ackerman, London 1821 - Hand colored etching with aquatint. Image measures 10.895 by 8 inches (27.7 by 20.3 cm.). Leaf measures 13.5 by 11.25 inches (34.3 by 28.5 cm.). Illustration taken from Jean Baptiste Balthazar Sauvan's PICTURESQUE TOUR OF THE SEINE, FROM PARIS TO THE SEA: WITH PARTICULARS HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie, Booksellers A.B.A.A]
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        A Manual of the System of Teaching Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in the Elementary Schools of The British and Foreign School Society

      London: Printed for The British and Foreign School Society. 1821. Second edition, revised and improved. Blue unprinted sewn wrappers. 72pp., Frontispiece engraving, four plates, three of which are folding. Old paper repair to front wrap, and scattered foxing. OCLC locates no copies of this second edition; Copac locates a single copy at Oxford, and another source locates one other copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Manuscript Journal of the Ship Ida From Boston Voyage to Valparaiso, San Blas, Guayaquil and back to Boston in 1821-23, Entitled]: Journal kept on board the Ship Ida of Boston from Boston towards N.W. Coast of America.

      1821 - [Primarily at sea], 1821-1823. Folio (31x19 cm). [188] pp. With two manuscript deeds, and four other sheets of manuscript laid in. Period brown quarter sheep with marbled boards, housed in a new light brown cloth clamshell box with green gilt lettered sheep label. Rubbed at extremities, lightly soiled. Some minor scattered foxing, else text is clean and very legible. Deeds chipped and lightly foxed. Old fold lines; one reinforced along folds, the other with a hole one inch by two, affecting text. Overall a very good manuscript. The journal details Ida's voyage in 1821-23 from Boston to San Blas in Mexico around Cape Horn, with stops in Valparaiso (Chile) and Guayaquil (Ecuador), and the return journey to the United States. The voyage went in several stages: at first, from Boston to Valparaiso (December 7th, 1821 - February 14th, 1822); then after a two-month furlough from Valparaiso to San Blas (April 12th - May 24th, 1822); then back to South America, to Guayaquil (August 2nd - September 4th of the same year); from there back to Valparaiso (October 11th - November 24th, 1822), and a return journey to the US (June 1st - July 6th, 1823). The journal methodically records the nautical details of Ida's voyage: wind and weather conditions, daily mileage, speed of the ship each hour, latitude and longitude, and geographical objects encountered and passed on the way. Captain Walker notes that he departed on the Ida from Boston harbor "with a heavy heart and thoughts of home," crossed the Equator on the 30th of December, and the next day passed the archipelago of Fernando Noronha (354 km offshore from the Brazilian coast). On the 25th of January she passed the Falkland Islands, and went through the Drake Passage: along Terra del Fuego "for eight leagues making in sharp peaks like steeples," Staten Land (Isla de los Estados) and Diego Ramirez Islands. On the 4th of February Ida rounded Cape Horn, and on that day Walker "saw a Rain Bow at midnight caused by the moon", two days later he observed a moon eclipse. Santiago's port San Antonio was sighted on the 13th of February, and the next day Ida arrived in Valparaiso. During the sailing to San Blas Walker noted the ship passing the Galapagos Islands, Cabo Corrientes (Mexico) et al; on return journey to Guayaquil - Islas Marias (Mexico) and Isla de la Plata (Equador). Ida arrived to Puna island at the head of Gulf of Guayaquil on the 4th of September. On the way back to Valparaiso she passed Juan Fernandez Island and stayed in port San Antonio, at the mouth of Maipo River for several days. During this part of the voyage Ida got caught in many storms, the note from 24th of October witnesses "Strong gales, squalls and rough sea; ship requires pumping every two hours." The journal contains an impressive entry describing the Valparaiso earthquake on the 20th of November 1822: "At 11 P.M. We was sudenly [sic] alarmed by a violent shock that effected the ship as if she had struck the bottom, all hands sprung on deck and cried out the ship ashore. on reflection knew it was impossible for her to have struck any bottom in so heavy a sea as was on at the time without bilgeing the bottom in. I then thought of a wreck of a vessel but lastly I imputed it to an earth quake." Aftershocks wrack the sea periodically for the next few days. On the 22nd of November they got word about the effects of the quake: "They informed us that there had been a heavy shock of an earth quake on shore and that Valparaiso had been nearly destroyed and had lost 23 lives in the fall of a Castle. St. Jago & several of the towns in the interior had suffered severely the inhabitants about the sea coast fled to the mountains for safety fearing that the sea would flow in upon them, animals of every kind on shore appeared to be affected by the shock." The two deeds pertain to land. They are marked as "Deed, Walker to Woodbury," and "Nancy Walker¿s share in the estate of Luke Woodbury - Copy." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        The Mediatorial Reign of the Son of God; or, the Absolute Ability and Willingness of Jesus Christ to Save All Mankind, Demonstrated from the Scriptures

      Cushing & Jewett, Philadelphia 1821 - Good hardcover in original full leather boards. Baltimore: Cushing & Jewett, 1821. 1st. Slightly cocked. Covers moderately to severely edgeworn, bumped corners, several deep scratches on front. Upper spine extremity missing, lower extremity torn, 1/4 piece missing front top left corner. Covers rubbed, front gutter cracked, exposed. Front hinge loose but overall tight sewn binding. Waterstain along spine through about first eighty pages. Prior owner's name and date in pencil on flyleaf and some old pencil margilinalia throughout. Work was influential to Joseph Smith. Association copy -- owner name was Thomas McMullin, who, according to LDS genealogical records,was listed on an 1850 census of Utah. His father is known to have arrived in Utah in 1848 with the Brigham Young company. Scarce and important work to Mormon faith. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rushlight Books]
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        Scott's Poetical Works (Ten (10) Volumes Complete)

      Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh 1821 - Ten (10) volumes. Full early 20th century diced blue calf leather binding with gilt line border on covers. Spines have four flat raisedbands with gilt designs on the bands. All volumes have two maroon leather labels with the series titled in gilt on the top label. The bottom label has volume number and major poem(s) in gilt letters. Blind stamped design in other compartments. All edges of covers have rolled design in leather. Grey endsheets with heraldic bookplate behind front cover. Titles pages each have vinette. Title pages notably foxed, sporadic foxing elsewhere with most other pages & plates generally clean and unfoxed. These volumes are in EXCELLENT condition and would make an excellent gift for the Sir Walter Scott aficionado. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during his time. In some ways Scott was the first author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers all over Europe, Australia, and North America. His novels and poetry are still read, and many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and specifically Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley and The Heart of Midlothian. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Mangas (Mangawa) - Japanische Farbholzschnitte

      . (ca. 1821). 58 unpaginierte Seiten mit teilcolorierten Holzschnitten auf Japanpapier, original kartoniert, Blockbuch. - Band 9 / Enthält: Darstellungen aus dem Japanischen Kulturleben, Sport, Spiel, Musik und Arbeit etc. / gutes Exemplar -

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat, Einzelunterne]
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        Works of Lord Byron. In twelve volumes

      25 - London - John Murray et al 1821 - A uniformly bound set of Byron's works from several different publishers. Volume I features an engraved portrait frontispiece. Complete in twelve volumes. With a bookseller's stamp for Dennen's, Michigan, to the front pastedown of each volume, and a label to the recto of the front free endpaper of Volume I. Includes: Volume I (1823): Childe Harold's Pilgrimage; Volume II (1823):The Giaour and other works; Volume III (1823): The Corsair and other works; Volume IV (1823): Mazeppa and other works; Volume V (1824): Hours of Idleness and other worksVolume VI (1824): The Age of Bronze and other works; Volume VII (1825): Werner; Volume VIII (1825): Marino Faliero, The Prophecy of Dante; Volume IX (1822): Don Juan; Volume X (1823): Don Juan; Volume XI (1823): Don Juan; Volume XII (1821): Sardanapalus, The Two Foscari, Cain. Publishers: Volumes I-IV: John Murray; Volume V: Knight and Lacy; Volume VI: John and Henry L. Hunt;Volume VII: John and Henry L. Hunt; Volume VIII: John Murray; Volume IX:Thomas Davison; Volume X: John Hunt; Volume XI: John Hunt; Volume XII: John Murray. Condition: In half morocco bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Fading and some scuffsto the spines. Some of the joints are starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Some scattered light foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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      Printed in the lithographic studio of Delpech, Paris 1821 - This black and white lithograph after a drawing by Carle Vernet depicts Fingal, "a Prussian stallion." Measuring 16" x 22 1/2", the print shows mild foxing and a ragged left hand edge, evidence of previous binding. Antoine Charles Vernet, also known as Carle, was the son and pupil of the marine painter, Claude Joseph Vernet. From an early age he showed a tremendous aptitude for drawing and in 1782 was successful in winning the coveted Prix de Rome. Under the Empire, Vernet was awarded the Legion of Honor for his drawings of the Italian campaign. However, he is most noted as a painter and lithographer of horses, a subject to which he was devoted during the years of the Restoration. His work was so admired that Louis XVIII conferred the order of St. Michael upon him. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, horses were an invaluable aspect of everyday life. They provided transportation and sporting entertainment and thus, their breeding was of great importance. Artists celebrated the beauty and agility of the thoroughbred horse, as can be seen in Vernet¿s accomplished lithographs. Indeed, his equestrian passion was such that he himself was an avid horseman and just days before his death, at the age of seventy-eight, was seen racing as if he was a spry young man. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Travels in Georgia, Persia, Armenia, Ancient Babylonia, &c. &c. During the Years 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820. (First Edition, 2 Volumes)

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brows, London 1821 - 2 volume set. FIRST EDITION. Signed binding. Early to Mid-twentieth century three quarter brown calf leather binding signed by J. Larkins. Compartmented, raised bands, tooled leather on spine. Illustrated with two hand-colored portrait frontispieces mounted on paper, 87 plates (some folding), including 5 hand-colored plates, and 2 large folding maps, the plates executed in different media, i. e., aquatint, line-engravings, stipple engravings and numbered I-LXXXVII (lacking plate LXXXIII) with 1 plate unnumbered, light occasional foxing and offsetting, corners bumped, top edges gilt others uncut, an attractive copy. Lacks plate list in volume I as is not uncommon. One of the most substantial books on Persia. Photos available upon request. Sir Robert Ker Porter (1777-1842) had been a court painter in St. Petersburg, and archaeological investigation and drawing were the principal reasons for the author's travels. In this copy the famous portrait of Fath Ali Shah is colored, in most copies it is not. One of Porter's aims was to correct errors in the drawings of earlier travellers such as Chardin and Le Bruyn. From Russia Porter travelled to Tabriz where he met Abbas Mirza with whom he spent a considerable time. He went on to Tehran with Abbas Mirza before going to Esfahan, Persepolis, and Shiraz. In Tehran he had an audience with Fath Ali Shah, with whom he was very impressed. "An intelligent and readable book." One of the greatest mines of information concerning the life and manners of the people of Western Asia at the beginning of the last century, and also with regard to the monuments, inscriptions, and other antiquities then known to exist in Persia and Babylonia, is the magnificent work of Sir Robert Ker Porter," Travels in Georgia, Persia, Armenia, Ancient Babylonia, etc., etc., during the years 1817-20," (Two volumes, London, 1821, 1822) equally remarkable for the "truth in what the author relates," and the "fidelity in what he copies" and illustrates by his numerous drawings, portraits, and sketches. From childhood loving and practising the arts, he had become a famous painter of international reputation, whose eminent talents, striking personality, and final marriage with a Russian princess had secured for him a social standing which enabled him, by his pen and brush, to reach circles hitherto but little influenced by the books of ordinary travellers and the scientific and often dry investigations of men of the type of Otter, Niebuhr, Beauchamp, and Rich. In his popularization of a subject which so far had stirred the minds of only a limited class of people, and in appealing, by his religious sentiment, the manner of his style, and the accurate representation of what he had observed, not less to the men of science and religion than to the aristocratic circles of Europe, on whose interest and financial support the resurrection of Assyria and Babylonia chiefly depended, lies the significance of Ker Porter as a Babylonian explorer. After extensive travels through Georgia and Persia, in the course of which the great monuments of Naqs-i-Rustam and Persepolis had received his special attention. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. Complete in Seven Volumes

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. G+ : in Good condition plus. Cover lightly rubbed with some edge wear. Some scattered browning. Heraldic book-plates on paste-downs. Contents firm. 1821. First Edition. Contemporary half leather marbled board cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 398pp; 360pp; 372pp; 304pp;472pp; 503pp; 462pp. Folding map, engraved portrait and 24 aquatint plates. Book-plate of George John Armytage 'Semper Paratus'. .

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        A Treatise on the culture of the vine; with hints on the formation of vineyards in England. A treatise on the culture of the Pine-apple, and the management of the hot-house . third edition

      printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London 1821 - Contemporary green half calf over marbled paper-covered boards, the flat spine divided into six compartments by gilt fillets and a decorative roll, lettered in the second compartment, the others with repeat floral tooling Provenance: William Russell Grace (1832-1904, armorial bookplate) The Grace copy of the first combined edition of "the most important [works] on the culture of the vine and pineapple published during the eighteenth century, and it may be said that they laid the foundation for the improvements that followed" (Henrey). The two parts to this work were first published as separate treatises in 1790 (the vine) and 1779 (the pineapple), with second editions following in 1805 and 1796, respectively. The present third edition, the first time the two works had been published in combined form, is complete with ten plates: the plate list appears to call for eleven, but the fifth plate in the second part is not required. Speechly was a practical gardener who made his name working at Welbeck Abbey, the Duke of Portland's seat in Nottinghamshire, England. The results of his labours at Welbeck combined with the publication of the present treatises cemented his reputation as the one of the "best fruit and kitchen gardeners of his time" (Sandra Raphael). The reputation of his published works remains high: Edward Hyams in his Grapes under Cloches (London: 1952) praises this work as being "a model of the sound, practical, well-written . manual." Irish-born William Russell Grace, co-founder of W.R Grace and Co., was an American success story and one of the richest men in the country. He was also a noted philanthropist and served two terms as Mayor of New York. James M. Gabler Wine into Words A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language G37890; Henrey III, 1379; cf. Raphael Oak Spring Pomona 94 and 100. (8 7/16 x 5 inches). Half-title, general title, 2 part titles. 10 engraved plates (6 folding) after Speechly (8), Samuel Hieronymous Grimm (1) and Major Hayman Rooke (1). (Minor foxing to the plates). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Paris, Chez Verdière 1821 - LA HARPE Jean-François de. Œuvres. Accompagnées d’une notice sur sa vie et sur ses ouvrages suivie de pièces justificatives et reliées à part. Paris, Chez Verdière, 1820-1821. Seize volumes in-8 [208 x 125 mm], veau épais prune, dos à faux nerfs orné de fers dorés et à froid, grand motif central à froid sur les plats dans un double encadrement de filets dorés minces et épais, roulettes intérieures et sur les coupes, tranches dorées (F. Doll). Edition illustrée de 14 figures gravées sur cuivre hors-texte en premier tirage. Bel exemplaire, très frais et sans rousseurs, de la meilleure édition dans une somptueuses reliure de Doll*. Epidermures sur les coupes et les plats. Dos passés. * Il travalla notamment pour Napoléon Ier et pour le reine Marie-Amélie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. 1821 - Volume 2 : Tome Dix-Septième [ Tome 17 - Tome XVII ] : Rapport fait à l'Académie des Sciences par M. Arago, le lundi 4 juin 1821, sur un Mémoire de M. Fresnel relatif aux couleurs des lames cristallisées douées de la double réfraction - Notes sur le calcul des teintes que la polarisation développe dans les lames cristallines (Fresnel) ; IIe Note (Fresnel) ; Remarques de M. Biot sur un Rapport lu, le 4 juin 1821, à l'Académie des Sciences, par Mm. Arago et Ampère ; Examen des remarques de M. Biot (Ampère) ; Sur la manière d'analyser les mines de nickel, et sur une nouvelle combinaison du nickel avec l'arsenic et le soufre (Berzelius) ; Note sur le sulfate de Quinine (Robiquet) ; Analyse comparée des e

      Crochard 1821 - 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1821, 448 pp. avec un tableau dépliant et une planche dépliante. Contient notamment : Rapport fait à l'Académie des Sciences par M. Arago, le lundi 4 juin 1821, sur un Mémoire de M. Fresnel relatif aux couleurs des lames cristallisées douées de la double réfraction - Notes sur le calcul des teintes que la polarisation développe dans les lames cristallines (Fresnel) ; IIe Note (Fresnel) ; Remarques de M. Biot sur un Rapport lu, le 4 juin 1821, à l'Académie des Sciences, par Mm. Arago et Ampère ; Examen des remarques de M. Biot (Ampère) ; Sur la manière d'analyser les mines de nickel, et sur une nouvelle combinaison du nickel avec l'arsenic et le soufre (Berzelius) ; Note sur le sulfate de Quinine (Robiquet) ; Analyse comparée des excrémens d'un rossignol du coeur d'un boeuf dont il a été nourri (Braconnot) ; Sur la pierre météorique qui est tombée dans le département de l'Ardèche, le 15 juin 1821 ; etc. Rare exemplaire du tome 17 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique". Etat très satisfaisant (cartonnage lég. frotté avec petit accroc en coiffe sup. et notamment à un mors en coiffe sup.) Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas pour servir a l'intelligence de l'histoire generale des voyages, de Laharpe, ....

      Paris, Ledoux, 1821.. gest. Tit., 15 grenzkol. Karten ( 11 davon dppblgr.). HLdr.- Bd. d. Zt. m. Rvg. ( l. fl., st. ber., besch. u. best. ).. Erste Ausgabe. - Nicht bei Philipps. Eine offenbar eigenständige Kartenfolge Tardieus, die nicht zu verwechseln ist mit dem zu La Harpes umfangreichen Reisewerkes gehörigen Atlas von Bellin. Besonders sind die Karten von Nord-Amerika (14), Mexiko (10) und Sibirien mit Kamtschatka( 8); weiterhin finden sich eine Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären, Afrika, Asien, Vorder- und Hinterindien, Ozeanien, China und Japan, Mittelamerika, Südamerika, Peru, Brasilien und Europa . - Insgesamt ein sauberer, gut erhaltener Atlas mit dekorativem Kartenmaterial. Ein weiteres Exemplar ohne die Titelseite mit dem Inhaltsverzeichnis (auf etwas größerem Papier) am Lager.

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        Tratado de vendages y apósitos, para el uso de los Reales Colegios de Cirurjica, illustrado con once láminas, en que se mainfiestan los apósitos necesarios á cada operacion, tanto separados, como aplicados, con sus correspondientes vendages para la mas fácil inteligencia de los principiantes.

      Madrid, Oficina de Don Francisco Martinez Dávila, 1821. - (3 ll.), 146 pp., 11 folding engraved plates. 4°, contemporary tree sheep (wear to corners, head of spine; some minor scraping), spine flat with gilt bands, crimson leather lettering piece, marbled endleaves, text block edges sprinkled red. Light dampstains at edge of final 2 plates. Overall very good. ---- First printed in Barcelona, 1763; this is the sixth edition. The plates show (with mummifying thoroughness) how to apply surgical bandages, and the text discusses the appropriate types for various parts of the body and for various operations.---- Palau 42286. Wellcome II, 295. Not located in NUC. LocatorPlus cites editions of 1763, 1785, 1786, 1796, and 1809, but not this one. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        William Parry's First & Second Polar Voyages,

      London: William Clowes for John Murray 1821, and. John Murray, 1824. - PARRY, Sir William Edward (1790-1855). Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper. London: William Clowes for John Murray, 1821. Owners bookplate, all edges speckled, PP310, 6 engraved maps 4 folding, one with folding tipped-on extension flap, 9 aquatint plates and 5 etched plates by J. Clark after Beechey, illustrations, diagrams, and letterpress tables in the text, errata slip and retaining advertisement leaf dated 'May, 1821'. First edition. Arctic Bibliography 13145; Brunet IV, cols 387-388; Hill 1311; Lowndes p.1789; Sabin 58860. Together with:- Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1821-22-23 in his Majesty’s ships Fury and Hecla, under the orders of William Edward Parry. First Edition. London, John Murray, 1824. Owners bookplate, all edges speckled. pp571, 14 engraved plates, and 11 aquatint plates, 4 engraved folding plates of coastal profiles by J. Walker after J. Bushnan, 6 engraved maps by J. Walker after J. Bushnan et al., 4 folding, and 3 lithographed maps by C. Hullmandel, illustrations, diagrams, and letterpress tables in the text, errata, as called for. Retaining advertisement leaves dated '1824' including an advert for the Appendix to this book of the Second Voyage. All pages and charts bright and clean, most plates tissue guarded.First edition. Arctic Bibliography 13142; Brunet IV, col. 388; Hill 1312; Lowndes p.1789; Sabin 58864. Uniformly bound in 19th-century half maroon roan over marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments, titled in gilt in one (a little rubbed and scuffed, corners bumped, hinges cracked). First editions of the official reports of Parry's first two Polar voyages. An attractive pair of books. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819-20, in his majesty's ships Hecla and Griper. With an appendix, containing the scientific and other observations. 2nd edition.

      - London, John Murray, 1821.4to. Later half calf with old boards, spine gilt with black title-label. With 6 engraved charts (4 folding), 5 lithographed profils and 9 aquatint plates by W. Westall after Beechey. (8),XXIX,310,CLXXIX pp.* First edition published the same year. - The first (and most succesful) of Parry's four voyages under his own command. By August 1, 1819, Sir William Edward Parry (1790-1855) had managed to sail westward completely through Lancaster Sound, establishing that it was actually a strait. He then made the European discovery of Barrow Street, which he named after Sir John Barrow. Continuing westward, he reached the south coast of a large island he named Melville Island after Lord Melville. Parry and his men had sailed west of the 110th meridian of longitude, half the distance of the Northwest Passage, and thereby won a prize of £ 5.000, which Parliament had offered as an incentive for the discovery of the Northwest Passage. - (Some spotting and foxing as usual). - Fine.Arctic Bibl. 13145; Hill 1311; Sabin 58860; Stam, Books on ice, p.24. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Life in London; or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their Rambles through the Metropolis

      contemporary half-leather over cloth, raised bands, decorated gilt, leather label, hinges and corners a trifle rubbed, hand-coloured plates dated 1821, music, minor spotting and occasional off-setting, marbled edges, quarto, a nice copy. first published 1821; 376 pages; keywords: fiction; - for Sherwood, Neely & Jones 1822 (second edition)

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        Memoirs of the Operations of the British Army in India, During the Mahratta War of 1817, 1818, & 1819. By Lieut.-Colonel Valentine Blacker, Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, and Quartermaster-General of the Army of Fort St. George.

      Black, Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen, Leadenhall-Street., London 1821 - Two Volumes, Text and Atlas. Quarto,* Text volume, title, [contemporary name] [v] vi - xxxiii, [1] [1 half-title] 494pp [appendix includes 6 folding tables] folding panorama frontispiece 'View of the Ground on which was fought Battle of Mehidpoor'. [neat top repair] internally excellent with little spotting. Half Brown raised band gilt ruled calf, over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, speckled foredges. Handsome Copy. * Atlas, folding panorama double view, title, [ 1, list of Maps and Plans] 8 engraved maps 38 plans. some folding, with hand-coloured details Together Complete with the 45 Maps and Plans. Original boards [worn, front board detached] internally complete, clean and excellent. UNCUT. Scarce Work to find Complete. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire de l'administration des secours publics, ou Analyse historique de la législation des secours publics, dans ses rapports avec les événemens, le changement des moeurs, les progrès et les erreurs de l'esprit humain ; comprenant aussi des détails sur le régime intérieur des maisons de charité, des hôpitaux et hospices, tant de Paris que des autres villes, et sur les établissemens philanthropiques de toute nature formés pour la vieillesse, l'âge mûr et l'enfance ; enfin, l'exposé des mesures prises pour réprimer et prévenir la mendicité, et tout ce qui est relatif au meilleur mode d'administration civile, financière et personnelle des divers établissemens créés en faveur des pauvres.

      Paris, Alexis-Eymery, Delaunay, 1821, - in-8, XIV-470 pp., demi-basane blonde à coins, dos lisse richement orné (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire.Edition originale de ce livre qui était déjà peu courant à la fin du XIXe siècle. L'auteur n'en est pas le baron Charles Dupin, comme on le lit encore, mais le messin Claude-François-Etienne Dupin (1767-1828), également créé baron (mais d'Empire, en 1809), ce qui a autorisé la confusion. Il fut le premier préfet des Deux-Sèvres, où il multiplia les fondations et les bureaux de bienfaisance. Il devint procureur général de la Cour des Comptes en 1818, et ce fut lui qui avait épousé la veuve de Danton. Granier, Bibliographie charitable, 447. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works of John Dryden, now first Collected in Eighteen Volumes

      Edinburgh & London: Archibald Constable and Co.; Hurst, Robinson, and Co.,, 1821. Illustrated with Notes, Historical, Critical, and Explanatory, and a Life of the Author by Sir Walter Scott. 18 volumes octavo (211 × 128 mm). Contemporary green straight-grained morocco, title gilt direct to spine, flat bands, compartments elaborately gilt with arabesque and floral tools, double fillet panel in blind with floral corner-pieces enclosing attractive double fillet gilt panel with arabesqued corners, all edges gilt, drab endpapers. Portrait frontispiece to the first volume. Spines slightly sunned, and with some minor chafing, as also on the joints, portrait off-set, some browning, but overall a very good set. Second edition, the first published in 1808. An excellent edition in a well-preserved and highly attractive Regency binding. Slightly later engraved armorial bookplates of James Banks Stanhope to front pastedowns. Stanhope was MP for North Lincolnshire and inherited the estates at Revesby from his kinsman Sir Joseph Banks, commissioning the now Grade I-listed Jacobethan Revesby Abbey from Scots architect William Burn to replace the much-decayed manor house. Armorial bookplate of Oliver Brett, later 3rd Viscount Esher, to the front free endpapers.

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        Enologia ( Parte I e II )

      Tipografia di Giambattista Sonzogno, Milano 1821 - L'arte di fare, conservare, e far viaggiare i vini del regno del Conte Dandolo - in 8° - pp.XXXV + 283; 268;140 - Senza legatura - tre volumi in uno - Una incisione in antiporta raffigurante il conte Dandolo - Esemplare in barbe ma sciupato - Mancanza delle tavole - Contiene dello stesso editore ed anno: Dell'Arte di fare, conservare e migliorare i vini del Regno e del modo di fabbricare lo sciloppo, le conserve d'uva, l'acquavite e l'aceto - Opera postuma del conte Dandolo in appendice all'enologia - Libro usato

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        "The Book of Common Prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies...According to the use of the Protestant Church in the United States of America..."

      Philadelphia: "S. Potter & Co., J. Maxwell, printer". 1821. "24mo, unpaginated, i.e. pp. [328]; 6 engraved sectional titles; text largely in double column; contemporary full straight-grain morocco, elaborately decorated in gilt with wide and ornate gilt-tooled borders on covers enclosing a central blindstamped panel in which is the name in gilt of an early owner, ""Abigail Dimon / 1824,"" heavily gilt-decorated spine with gilt lettering, gilt edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, a.e.g.; fine copy of an ornate decorative American binding. & & The binding is possibly attributable to Henry I. Megarey of New York based on stylistic evidence. See Early American Bookbindings from the Collection of Michael Papantonio, no. 39. & & American Imprints 4701."

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      New Haven. 1821-22.. Four volumes. Map. Original boards. Boards uniformly worn, front board of first volume held by a single cord. Map in fourth volume detached, titlepage of first volume torn with loss of upper outer corner, affecting two letters in first word of title. Overall, a good set. Untrimmed. In slipcases, gilt stamped spines (head of slipcase of second volume split). One of the classics of American travel and descriptive literature, probably the best description of New England in the early 19th century. It encapsulates Dwight's travels over several decades, with excellent descriptions of most of the major sites and towns. HOWES D612.

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        Leben und Studien des Joh. Bap. Monteggia,

      Prag gottlieb Haase, 1821 - Original aus dem Jahre 1821 mit kartoniert Einband 50 Seiten plus nachErinnerung des Ü gibt wenige unter Streichung und Eintragungen im Text , teilweise braunfleckig, keine Textbeeinträchtigung. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. : an Historical Tragedy, in Five Acts. with Notes. the Prophecy of Dante, a Poem. / by Lord Byron

      London: John Murray [Printed: London: Thomas Davison] 1821 - 1st Issue with all points confirmed [Dodge's 5 & a half line speech on p. 151) . Bookplate of Capt. T. L. Seaton with his inked stamp to both the title and half-title. Referenced by: Stratman 837. Wise, T. J. V.2 p.29-30. Physical desc. : xxi [1], 261 [3]p. ; 20.6cm. Subjects: Faliero, Marino, 1274-1355 - Drama. Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 - In literature. Venice (Italy) in literature. Finely bound in contemporary half-calf over marble boards. Gilt cross-bands with the title blocked direct. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Minor, generalized wear and toning to the extremities. Scans and additional detail on request. 1 Kg. 261 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two Letters to the Right Honourable Lord Byron

      London - John Murray, 1821 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce copy of the first edition of Two Letters to Lord Byron by the Rev. William Lisle Bowles. Disbound. Scarce. This copy has 32 pages of the complete 104. William Lisle Bowles, 1762 1850, was an English poet and critic. Educated at Winchester and Oxford, Bowles first poems, Fourteen Sonnets, were published in 1789, to a considerable amount of success, from the public and fellow poets such as Coleridge and Wordsworth. After Oxford, Bowles entered the church, and quickly grew in stature. By 1818 he was chaplain to the Prince Regent, and in 1828 he was elected Residentiary Canon of Salisbury. Bowles is perhaps more celebrated as a critic than as a poet. In 1806 he published an edition of Alexander Pope's works with notes and an essay, in which he laid down certain canons as to poetic imagery which, subject to some modification, were later accepted, but which were received at the time with strong opposition by admirers of Pope and his style. His positions were attacked most notably by Byron, Thomas Campbell and William Roscoe. The controversy, facilitated by the Letters, brought into sharp contrast the opposing views of poetry, which may be roughly described as the natural and the artificial. Condition: The binding is firm, with page 9 loose. The boards are missing. The text is incomplete, with 32 pages of 104. The pages are generally clean and bright, with some slight browning to the page edges and the occasional spot. The first page has some further browning, as to be expected. There is an ink number on the title page. Overall the condition is fair..

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        Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. : an Historical Tragedy, in Five Acts. with Notes. the Prophecy of Dante, a Poem. / by Lord Byron

      London: John Murray [Printed: London: Thomas Davison] 1821 - 1st Issue with all points confirmed [Dodge's 5 & a half line speech on p. 151) . Bookplate of Capt. T. L. Seaton with his inked stamp to both the title and half-title. Referenced by: Stratman 837. Wise, T. J. V.2 p.29-30. Physical desc. : xxi [1], 261 [3]p. ; 20.6cm. Subjects: Faliero, Marino, 1274-1355 - Drama. Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 - In literature. Venice (Italy) in literature. Finely bound in contemporary half-calf over marble boards. Gilt cross-bands with the title blocked direct. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Minor, generalized wear and toning to the extremities. Scans and additional detail on request. 1 Kg. 261 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité des maladies de l'oreille et de l'audition.

      Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1821 - 2 vol. in-8; vol.I: (4), XVI, 396 pp.; vol.II: (4), 522 pp., 3 planches dépliantes h.t., demi-basane de l'époque, dos lisses ornés, dos frottés, un mors fendu en tête, rousseurs éparses (souvent faibles, mais parfois assez fortes), planches remontées. Premier traité moderne d'otologie, basé sur 20 ans de recherches. Itard rapporte 172 observations, judicieusement choisies. Il classe sommairement les otites en deux catégories, externes et internes. Il donne une nouvelle classification des pertes de l'audition. Itard affirme, contrairement à l'opinion de son époque, que les pertes de l'audition ne sont pas seulement causées par une paralysie du nerf auditif et ne sont pas toujours complètes. Il imagine des prothèses auditives (conques métalliques, cornet à limaçon) figurées sur une planche. Il simplifie et rationalise le cathétérisme de la trompe d'Eustache, et introduit une méthode de paracentèse. Les trois planches comportent 20 figures. Jean Marc Gaspard Itard (1774-1838), élève de Pinel et de Larrey, devint chirurgien à l'hôpital du Val-de-Grâce, puis médecin de l'Institut des Sourds-Muets de Paris. Il est à la fois l'un des fondateurs de l'otologie moderne et un pionnier de la psychiatrie infantile. Il fut membre de l'Académie de Médecine. Garrison & Morton, 3364 ; Heirs of Hippocrates, 1292 ; A. Politzer, History of otology, 278-282 ; A.Sultan, Histoire de l'otologie, pp. 1257-1259 (In J. Willemot et al. Naissance et développement de l'oto-rhino-laryngologie dans l'histoire de la médecine. Acta oto-rhino-laryng. Belge, 1981, 354, suppl. II) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians and Macedonians. Translated from the French. Fourteenth edition, revised, corrected, and illustrated with a set of maps.

      Rivington, London 1821. - 8 Bände in 4 Bänden. 20,7 x 14 cm. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz (Porträt des Verfassers) und zusammen 18 meist mehrfach gefaltete Kupfertafeln (15 Karten, 3 Pläne und Ansichten). Dekorative Reihe. Halbleder der Zeit auf 4 Bünden, mit goldenen Rückentiteln und etwas Rückenvergoldung, Lederecken, Farbschnitt. Teils ein wenig berieben, Deckel etwas fleckig, Exlibris auf Vorsätzen, vereinzelt ein wenig stockfleckig.

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        Ship's Manifest Listing A Slave, Mentioning Constitutional Ban On Importation After 1808

      Philadelphia 1821 - Partly Printed Document Signed "Stephen Miller" as Captain of the Schooner Henry and Maria and "John C. Ker" as owner of the slave "William"; Philadelphia, November 1, 1821, 1 page. [With:] attached "Coasting Permit" allowing the Schooner to travel from Philadelphia to Charleston, November 21, 1821. An 1821 Manifest for a slave named William being taken from Philadelphia to Charleston. At the bottom the captain Stephen Miller swears that the above named slave has not been imported into the United States after January 1, 1808, when the importation of slaves was finally prohibited by a Congressional act as allowed for under the Constitution.

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        Real Life in London; or, The Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and His Cousin, The Hon. Tom. Dashall, through the Metropolis; Exhibiting a Living Pictures of Fashionable Characters, Manners, and Amusements in High and Low Life. By An Amateur

      London: Printed for Jones & Co, 1821-2 - An imitation of Pierce Egan's famous Life in London, with some merit of its own and a foil to its contemporary, and as a guide to the social history of early nineteenth century London (EGAN, PIERCE, IMITATION) First edition, third issue. 2 vols., 8vo. Hand- colored, engraved additional titles; 34 hand-colored engraved plates -- including the two extra plates. Full contemporary mottled calf, gilt spines, morocco spine labels, t.e.g., joints and headcaps repaired, else a fine, crisp copy. Tooley 198 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REAL LIFE IN LONDON; or, the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq. and His Cousin, The Hon. Tom. Dashall, through the Metropolis; Exhibiting a Living Picture of Fashionable Characters, Manners, and Amusements in High and Low Life, by an Amateur. Embellished and Illustrated with a Series of Coloured Prints, Designed and Engraved by Messrs. Alken, Dighton, Brooke, Rowlandson, &c. (volumes 1 & 2, complete)

      Printed for Jones & Co. 1821 & 1822, London - 2 volumes, later full navy-blue morocco by Riviere & Son, spines gilt, gilt borders on boards, gilt inner dentelles, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Vol. I: x, (3)-656 pp., engraved title page and aquatint frontispiece, 18 aquatint plates; Vol. II: 1fl, (i)-ix, 1fl, (3)-668 pp., engraved title page and aquatint frontispiece, 12 aquatint plates. All illustrations with contemporary handcoloring. 1 extra plate in each volume that is not included in the list of plates. As noted in Tooley, this is a bibliographically complex publication ". . . full of contrarities and difficulties for the bibliographer . . ." This set with Tooley's second issue points (correct imprints, printer's slugs, and title page dates, with identified variations in plate captions for a couple plates in both volumes). Additionally, Volume II here has frontispiece dated 1824 - apparently supplied from that printing, and an added leaf placed after ix (Contents & Directions to the Binder, verso blank) advertising "Real Life in Ireland", with announcement headed "A Word to the Wise" on recto and facsimile title page of the 1822 3rd edition of the title on verso. Regarding the extra plates ("St. George's Day, Presentation at the Levee" and "Tom and Bob Catching a Charley Napping") Tooley says "I have seen them in all issues." Tooley 198. Not a parody of Egan's "Life in London" but an inspired imitation by an author who yet remains unknown. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature says: "Out of the sixty-five imitations of (Life in London) which Egan stated that he had reckoned, the most important was Real Life in London, ., which was published in sixpenny numbers in 1821, with excellent illustrations by Heath, Alken, Dighton, Rowlandson and others. Real Life in London is a pleasanter book than its prototype. Some have held that Egan wrote it; but the author had a purer style, a cleaner mind and a wider knowledge of London than Egan. The book shows many more sides of London life than his . . ." Mild surfaces scuffing to spines and rubbing to corners of both volumes, preliminaries and first couple pages of text in first volume moderately grubby, else text and plates quite clean; second volume with mends to corner tips of title page and first few pages, occasional mends elsewhere, some leaves darkened, overall a very good set [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chanticleer Books, ABAA]
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        The Months

      London - C and J Oliver, 1821 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Full speckled calf leather binding with gilt detail and titles to spine. A scarce copy of the first edition of Hunt's delightful work on the months of the year. James Henry Leigh Hunt (October 19, 1784 August 28, 1859) was an English essayist, poet and writer. Leigh Hunt was educated at Christ's Hospital, a period which is detailed in his autobiography. As a boy, he was an ardent admirer of Thomas Gray and William Collins, writing many verses in imitation of them. A speech impediment, later cured, prevented his going to university. For some time after I left school, he says, I did nothing but visit my school-fellows, haunt the book-stalls and write verses. His poems were published in 1801 under the title of Juvenilia, and introduced him into literary and theatrical society. He began to write for the newspapers, and published in 1807 a volume of theatre criticism, and a series of Classic Tales with critical essays on the authors. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. The front inner hinge is strained and the front outer hinge is starting to crack however and the front board if holding by the cords only. There is some minor wear to the extremities including a small chip with loss to the top of the spine and a couple of very mild marks in the leather on the rear board. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from scattered spottin in places. There is the occasional handling mark. There is an amorial plate to the front pastedown. Overall the book is in very good condition..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        A History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on wood by... The History and Description of Land Birds; ...Water Birds; and a Supplement, with additional figures

      Newcastle: Printed by Edward Walker... for T. Bewick, 1821[-1822]. . Two volumes, seventh edition of “Land Birds” and fifth edition of “Water Birds” with the second edition of the supplement to both volumes, demy 8vo. 265 figures and 250 vignettes, Land Birds with a signature to the title and with the edges of one leaf in the preliminaries slightly worn and browned, front blanks spotted, armorial bookplates to front blanks (C.D. Moggridge) and paste downs (Fanny Llewelyn). Modern half calf, new endpapers, gilt spines with red labels, an attractive set. Roscoe 24c, 26c, 29-30c. Tattersfield 1.22, 1.25.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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