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        Don Juan (2 volumes)

      Thomas Kelly, London 1821 - 8vo - over 7¾. Book. 2 volumes, with 31 handcolored plates (15 in vol 1, 16 in vol 2) in the satiric style associated with Thomas Rowlandson or George Cruikshank. xii + 660 pp., Vol 1; x + 620 pp. Vol 2. Plates and interiors in fine condition, generally clean, occasional light foxing on text pages, usual offsetting. Bindings are tight. 3/4 morocco has some shelf wear and rubbing along edges of spine. Spine itself is bright and gilt lettering bright. Altogether, VG+. This work is a loose rendering of the Don Juan tale, taking as its most immediate inspiration Byron's Don Juan, which it is of course lampooning, but there also seems to be some debt owed to Da Ponte, who wrote the libretto to Mozart's opera, "Don Giovanni". The second volume is subtitled "Life in London", and this is an adaptation of Don Juan, or a kind of sequel, with obviously London as a setting. The illustrations can best be described as fun, yet they also give us a glimpse of English citylife at the time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sketches Illustrative of the Manners and Costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy [Costumes of Italy Switzerland and France]

      Baldwin, Gradock & Joy, London 1821 - Small folio, 12 by 9 inches, 32 by 25 cm. With 50 hand-colored plates combining copper engraving, soft ground etching and aquatint. Also hand-colored ornamented half title. A full title page is lacking. One plate is folding. Plates watermarked 1820 or 1821, the majority being from 1821. 42 plates are of Italy, 6 of France, 2 of Switzerland. A few plates are of dynamic scenes such as a horse race or Carnival, while most are more subdued or restrained costume studies. All plates feature a shimmering rich, light palette. Seldom is this compilation of plates found complete as this copy. Some light marginal foxing that never distracts from the imagery. Calf spine is later. Some scuffs on cloth boards. Bookplate on FEP. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Queen Mab.

      W. Clark 1821 - FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION, final advertisement leaf present, this copy (as issued) without the dedication leaf found in some copies, a little light spotting, edges untrimmed, pp. 182, [2], 8vo, original drab paper boards, printed paper backstrip label (stained), joints a bit worn but strong, small losses from backstrip ends, some light scratches and marks, housed in a brown cloth felt-lined solander box, very good The first published edition of Shelley’s first substantial poem, which had been earlier (1813) printed privately in a small number of copies, none for sale on account of the radical content. In 1821 the publisher William Clark found a copy and printed this edition without authorisation from either Shelley or the Society for the Prevention of Vice; as a result he was imprisoned for four months (on grounds of distribution of illegal material rather than copyright violation), but that did not stop another printer from acquiring his unsold sheets and reissuing them the following year. The book exists with varying contents: Shelley had been in the habit of cutting out his name from the title and imprint of copies from the original printing before giving them away; he also regretted and would remove the verse dedication to ‘Harriet’. Some surviving copies of this 1821 edition have the dedication, but it was never present in this unsophisticated copy. Since that leaf is also found in varying locations when present, it was at most issued with only some copies and more likely added separately when available. The final advertisement leaf, also frequently lacking, is present here. The text itself has two states, since some copies were printed with the more outrageous assertions in the notes replaced by sequences of dashes, while others are unexpurgated; this is one of the former, which may help explain why the dedication was not included. (Granniss 19)

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        Oeuvres inédites de Diderot. Le Neveu de Rameau. Voyage de Hollande.

      Paris: Chez J.L.J. Brière, 1821 1823 - Véritable édition originale du "Neveu de Rameau", in-8; [2f.], xxvii, 148p. (Le Neveu de Rameau), [149]-322p. (Voyage de Hollande 1773), [323]-383p. (Correspondance), 385-443p. (Tables). Excellente reliure pastiche dans le style de l"époque, de Goix et Guénin, successeurs de Bernasconi, en demi-maroquin havane à grain long à coins, dos à nerfs finement orné, pièces de titre en maroquin noir, plats et gardes marbrés, couvertures et dos d"origine conservés. Nom d"un propriétaire antérieur biffé sur la première garde, autrement très bel exemplaire. Bien qu"une édition française du "Neveu de Rameau" ait été publiée en 1821 chez Delaunay, celle-ci n"était qu"une retraduction en français par de Saur et de Saint-Geniès de la traduction allemande effectuée par Goethe (Tchemerzine II, 974-975). La présente édition originale, faite à partir du manuscrit français, ne parut en réalité que deux ans plus tard, mais l"éditeur souhaitant l"intégrer en tant que dernier volume (tome 21) des oeuvres de Diderot publiées en 1821 choisit de conserver cette date. Le "Voyage de Hollande" fut quant à lui d"abord publié chez Belin en 1818-1819 (Brunet II, 700). La "Correspondance", adressée à Marie-Madeleine Jodin (1741-1790), n"est pas la partie la moins intéressante de ce volume. Cette jeune femme au caractère rebelle, fille d"un horloger parisien, qui tenta sa chance au théâtre, fut une protégée de Diderot qui la conseilla à la fois sur sa carrière et ses placements financiers. En 1790 Marie-Madeleine Jodin publia ses "Vues législatives pour les femmes adressées à l"Assemblée nationale" qui peut être considéré comme le premier manifeste féministe de la Révolution française. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        QUEEN MAB

      W. Clark, London 1821 - First Published Edition, a piracy after the scarce 1813 edition which Shelley had privately printed. Octavo (5-3/8" x 8-3/4"), somewhat larger than the Tinker (1888) copy. Lacking the dedication leaf to Harriet, as usual, but with the final ad leaf, often found lacking. This copy also has unmutilated text whereas many copies had words omitted on certain pages. Beautifully bound in full burgundy morocco leather by Tout & Sons with elaborate gilt designs in the corners of both covers, heavily gilt-decorated spine, full morocco doublures with even more elaborate gilt decoration, and watered silk linings. Recently and virtually imperceptively rebacked with the original spine laid down. Near Fine in a sumptuous binding [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Epoque de 1815, ou choix de propositions, lois, rapports discutés à la chambre des députés ; d'ordonnances rendues par le gouvernement, d'arrêtés, proclamations des commissaires extraordinaires et préfets du midi, et particulièrement du département du Gard. Suivis de Notes et d'observations sur l'administration de la justice et l'état de la France en 1815.

      À Paris, Chez Delaunay, Pélicier, Béchet et Corréard 1821 - in-8, 506 pp., table, demi-basane brune, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (rel. de l'époque). Critique sur l'incapacité de la Restauration joint à l'intransigeance de la noblesse pour gouverner et maintenir l'ordre, notamment en matière de justice et d'administration, sur les différents actes politiques et événements qui marquèrent la France entre 1814 et 1820 (lois suspensive de la presse et de liberté individuelle, loi d'amnistie, propositions de Bonald et Villèle, lois à propos des troubles dans le Midi.).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        Queen Mab; a Philosophical Poem

      New York: Printed by William Baldwin and Co. Corner of Chatham Street, 1821 - The first work by Shelley printed in America First American edition, with the added engraved title with "Price 75 cents" as well as regular title, p. 24 misnumbered 4. 12mo. 181, [1] pp. Original boards, uncut, with new paper spine. Grannis, p. 33, No. 21 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Completes De J J Barthelemy

      A Belin, Paris 1821 - A very good set, part of collection ofProsatuers Francais, additional digital photos available. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Voyage Aux Alpes Maritimes Ou Histoire Naturelle, Agraire, Civile et Médicale, Du comté De Nice et Pays limitrophes; Enrichi De Notes De Comparaison Avec D'autres Contrées. En 2 Volumes

      F.G. Levrault, Paris 1821 - première édition complète en 2 volumes. décors étampés et dorés au dos, avec auteur, titre et tomaison dorés. plats de papier marbré, tranches jaunes, quelques rousseurs éparses. Charmant exemplaire très frais. Photos sur demande [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Pensée Sauvage]
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        IL GIUOCO DEGLI SCACCHI RENDUTO FACILE A'PRINCIPIANTI TRATTATELLO tradotto dall'inglese con annotazioni ed aggiunte.

      Imp. Giuseppe Paganino. Parma, 1821 - . 18,5 cm. Frontis calcográfico con un tablero y piezas de ajedrez. Enc. en media piel, tejuelo, nervios, puntas. * Edición italiana del original inglés de 1797 que posteriormente se reeditó en 1824, 1832 y 1857. Esta última impresión en italiano incluye una interesante nota dirigida a los que hubieren leído o quisieran leer la edición parmesana de 1821. El traductor, el abad Michele Colombo (1747-1838) fue un verdadero bibliófilo que llegó a coleccionar más de 6.000 libros antiguos y raros que a su muerte adquirió la biblioteca palatina de Parma. Modesto y reservado, no firmó ninguna de sus obras ni traducciones, como lo demuestra la presente, publicada de forma anónima. Colombo no menciona quién es el autor de la obra original inglesa, pero sí dice que la imprimió H. D. Symonds en Londres. Con estos datos se puede afirmar que se trata de Chess Made Easy. New and comprehensive rules for playing the game of chess; with examples from Philidor, Cunningham &c. &c. To which is prefixed, a pleasing account of its origin (by M. Favet). and the Morals of Chess, written by the ingenious and learned Dr. Franklin, ejemplar registrado en la British Library (000679204). La misma institución cita también la edición de Colombo (001433043) y la vincula a la inglesa ya mencionada. Ajedrez. Tratados. Escacs Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 italiano

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        Cheval Persan

      Printed in the lithographic studio of Delpech, Paris 1821 - This mid 19th century black and white lithograph after a drawing by Carle Vernet depicts a Saudi Arabian man riding his Persian horse. 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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        Real Life in London;

      London: Printed for Jones & Co., 1821-22. - Bob & Tom's Excellent Hand-Colored Adventures in LondonWith Extra Plate [EGAN, Pierce, imitation of]. 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. Heath, Alken, Dighton, Brooke, Rowlandson, &c. London: Printed for Jones & Co., 1821-22.First edition, third issue text with "Oxford Arms Passage" in the imprint's address replaced by "3 Warwick Square." Mixed issue plates, as usual ("many copies in modern bindings having been completed or made up of different issues" - Tooley). Two octavo volumes (8 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 209 x 126 mm.). x 3-656; ix, [1], [3]-668 pp. Hand-colored engraved vignette titles and thirty-one hand-colored engraved plates (including frontispieces, trimmed at upper margin); a total of thirty-three plates, with tissue guards. Includes the extra plate, Tom & Bob catching a Charley Napping" (vol I, p. 480), one of two extra plates found in the 1824 fifth issue: "Though the work is complete without them, it is desirable to have them" (Tooley 200). Early twentieth-century full fine-grained red crushed morocco by W. Root & Son of London (stamp-signed). Covers bordered in gilt with panel. Spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. A fine set.An imitation of Pierce Egan’s 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 and Sprees through the Metropolis, "a work which was issued in and after July, 1821, in shilling numbers A journalist, and a well-known character in his day, [Pierce Egan] wrote nothing so popular as this Life in London. Indeed, the taste for it amounted to a craze. For his illustrations, Egan went to two brothers, Isaac Robert and George Cruikshank the success of the work was so great that the artists could not colour the engravings fast enough for the demand. It suited the taste of the time, when a ‘fast’ life had become a sophisticated and conscious aim. Life in London is a guide to a fast life. Part of the success enjoyed by [Pierce Egan’s Life in London] was due, no doubt, to its readers’ belief that they could name the originals of the fictitious characters. Imitations came swift and frequent Out of the sixty-five imitations of it which Egan stated that he had reckoned, the most important was 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, 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; though the formal descriptions of wellknown scenes or buildings, here and there inserted amid matter of a very different character, recall very forcibly Mr. Bouncer’s letters to his aunt in Verdant Green" (The Cambridge History of English and American Literature ).The London bindery of W. Root & Son consistently turned-out excellent work, both on fine bindings as here, and on trade bindings and sets. Packer lists the firm in business in Red Lion Square in 1899-1901, and the December 1942 issue of THe Rotarian notes with regret that W. Root had been bombed out (uprooted?) of their premises on Paternaster Row during the 1941 Blitz.Abbey, Life, 280; Tooley 198. Cf. Tooley 200. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts (First Edition)

      Nicolaischen Buchhandlung, Berlin 1821 - First Edition. Octavo. xxvi, 355, [1, imprint], with a secondary title page, opposite the primary title page at the left, reading "Naturrecht und Staatswissenschaft im Grundrisse." Publisher's original paper-covered boards, red leather spine panel with title and rule in gilt, page edges stained red. Completely unrestored, with wear along the edges and hinges, and at the spine ends, top and bottom of the spine chipped (though no titling is affected), slight lean. Good to Very Good condition, with a small contemporary owner name on the front pastedown, a small contemporary clipped article about Hegel tipped in at the front endpaper. A very presentable copy overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        A Treatise on a Section of the Strata from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to the mountain ofCross Fell, in Cumberland; with remarks on mineral veins. Also, tables of the strata in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, etc.; to which is added, a treatise on the discovery, the opening, and the working of lead mines; with the dressing and smelting of lead ores.

      Printed for the Author at the Geological Press and sold by John Pattinson Alston. enlarged 2nd edition 1821 - 8vo. xii, 422pp, xvi pp appendix, [6]pp index & glossary, [12]pp subscribers list and errata, plates (some hand-coloured and some folding), multi-folding table, text figures. Contemporary red half calf, re-backed in matching calf with new calf gilt spine label, original marbled sides and grey eps, marbled leaf-edges. Extremes rubbed with wear; occasional light offset from plates. [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.

      London, G. Graves, 1821.. 7 Bände. 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 Linne 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".

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Practische Darstellung der Brückenbaukunde nach ihrem ganzen Umfange. Nach den bewährten Technikern und Mathematikern und den besten vorhandenen Mustern jeder Art vorzüglich für Ingenieure des des Straßen- und Brückenbaues. 2 Bände. Darmstadt, J. W. Heyer 1821. 8°. 7 Bll., XV, 358 S. 7 Bll..; XV., 356 S., 5 Bll., mit 30 (mehrf. gef.) lithogr. Tafeln, Lwd. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      . . Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-tech. 307.- Der Verfasser war "Oberchausseebaudirector der Provinz Starkenburg".- 1. Bd.: "Hülfskenntnisse und den Bau steinerner Brücken enthaltend." 2. Bd.: "Den Bau der hölzernen, eisernen und beweglichen, so wie der Nothbrücken enthaltend".- Die Tafeln mit Konstruktionszeichnungen bekannter Brücken (u.a. Landsberg a. Lech, Freising, Neuötting, Bamberg, Nürnberg, Paris).- Leicht gebräunt od. tls. etw. fleckig, Ebde. etw. fleckig od. angeschmutzt

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        Memoirs of the Secret Societies of the South of Italy, Particularly the Carbonari

      John Murray, London 1821 - xv, 235pp. Frontis engraving, two plates, and seven fold-out facsimile documents. Language: eng G : in Good condition. Rebound. Minimal wear to covers. Browning and occasional foxing within, impacting on plates. Stamps of Edinburgh Bookbinders' Library on title page, plates, and some pages. Minor tears to folded edges on some plates Half-leather rebind with blue cloth boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Memoirs of the Celebrated Persons Composing the Kit-Kat Club ; With a prefatory account of the origin of the association: illustrated with forty-eight portraits, from the original paintings by Sir Godfrey Kneller

      London: Hurst, Robinson and Company, 1821. Folio, 48 engraved portraits; a fine binding of half navy morocco, marbled boards with gilt spine. The Celebrated association called the Kit-Kat Club was instituted about the year 1700, and consisted of the principal noblemen and gentlemen who opposed the arbitrary measures of James 11. The objectives were a strong Parliament, a limited monarchy, resistance to France, and the Protestant succession to the throne along with the encouragement of literature and the fine arts.

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        [Op. 109]. Sonate für das Pianoforte componirt und dem Fräulein Maximiliana Brentano gewidmet... 109ts Werk. No. 1088.

      Berlin: Schlesingerschen Buch- und Musikhandlung... Wien: Artaria & Co., Cappi & Diabelli, Steiner & Co. [without PN] [November 1821]. Oblong folio. 1f. (title), 3-21, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "1 Rth" with two horizontal lines through "Rth." With numerous erasures and contemporary corrections in ink incorporating the addition of accidentals, dynamics, corrections to pitch, and notation. Very slightly worn, soiled and foxed; corners of final leaf creased. A very good copy overall.. First Edition. Kinsky p. 312. Hoboken 2, 451. Beethoven-Haus C 109/3. Rare. All corrections and erasures in the present copy also appear in the copy at the Beethoven-Haus. These corrections were possibly executed by either the printer or publisher before copies were offered for sale and correspond very closely to the list Beethoven sent to Schlesinger on November 14, 1821, after he had received his complimentary copies (Anderson: The Letters of Beethoven, Vol. 2, pp. 929-31, letter no. 1061). Beethoven had repeatedly expressed his frustration about the number of engraver's errors, writing in the last P.S. to his letter to Schlesinger of June 7, 1821: "Please do not publish the sonata until the corrections made in the proofs have been entered. For there are really far too many mistakes in it." (ibid., pp. 918-19, letter no. 1052). A particularly interesting copy

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      - Lotería Nacional . 1821. Cuarta parte de billete del sorteo de la Lotería Nacional Original del 13 de Agosto del 1821. Con un valor de 10 reales de vellón con sus correspondientes firmas y sellos. Extremadamente raro. Ref L.56 Lort. 7. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Narrative of Travels in Northern Africa, In the Years 1818, 19, and 20;

      London: John Murray,, 1821. Accompanied by Geographical Notices of Soudan, and of the Course of the Niger. Quarto (268 x 210 mm). Near contemporary dark brown half calf, marbled boards, low raised bands to spine, titles to spine gilt, geometric decorations to compartments in blind, grey endpapers. 17 hand-coloured lithographs, mainly of costumes, by Hullmandel after Lyon, and a partially coloured engraved folding map. Bookplates of the Charterhouse School library to front pastedown. Extremities and boards slightly rubbed, corners gently bumped, prelims lightly foxed, occasional spotting and soiling throughout, small chips to margins of plates V and VIII. A very good copy. First edition of this account of the Niger expedition under the command of Joseph Ritchie, one of several nineteenth-century British expeditions which sought to delineate the river. A British naval officer stationed at Malta, Lyon (1795-1832) volunteered to join Ritchie on his scientific mission as the officer originally commissioned, Frederick Marryat, was unable to do so. Leaving Tripoli in April 1819, the group was greatly delayed at Murzuk as both Ritchie and Lyon were taken ill. In November 1818, Ritchie succumbed to dysentery leaving a weakened Lyon to lead the expedition. Lyon continued to Zuila in the east before abandoning the undertaking and returning to Tripoli in March 1820. While unable to track the Niger, Lyon brought with him "intelligence gathered from merchants that the Niger 'runs into a lake called Tsaad'. He also brought back the first reports of the fate of Hornemann" (Howgego). Returning to London in July 1820, Lyon wrote an account of the expedition, detailing the journey as well as regional traditions, medicine, and natural history.

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        Naturstudien., Bleistift

      1821 - Signiert "J Hübner fec.", datiert und bezeichnet "No5 Lübbenow Juni 21". Auf festem Velinpapier. Das schöne Blatt vereint mehrere Detailstudien: zwei Baumstudien, eine Pfanzenstudie und zarte Umrisse von Studien zu einem Hund. Die Baumstudien sind voll ausgeführt, die Pflanze ist als Umrißzeichnung mit wenig Binnenzeichnung zu sehen. - Der Historien- und Porträtmaler Julius Hübner trat 1821 in die Berliner Akademie ein. 1823 trat er in das Atelier W. Schadows ein, dem er 1826 nach Düsseldorf folgte. Hübner zählt zu den namhaftesten Mitgliedern der von Schadow gegründeten Düsseldorfer Schule. - Winzige Fleckchen, im Randbereich teils etwas stärker fleckig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        The Works of Henry Fielding ... with an essay on his life and genius, 10 vols

      London, 1821. Later Printing. Publisher's original grey paper bds. with labels. A near fine set with some wear to the spines of two volumes. 8vo., A frontispiece portrait in volume 1. An excellent copy in original condition of one of the earliest standard works of Fielding. Cross, p. 331.

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        Die Völker Spaniens und ihre Fürsten. Ein historisch, statistisch, geographisches Denkbuch für Gebildete. 2 Bände in einem Band.

      Augsburg und Leipzig, Jenisch Stage, (1821).. O-Halbledereinband der Zeit mit zwei Titelrückenschildern. Einband etwas berieben, Rundumrotschnitt. Kleiner Papierausschnitt auf Vorsatzblatt. Band 1: Titelvignette mit Ansicht des "Schloss zu Segovia", VIII, (4 S.), 359 S. mit einer gefalteten Karte von "Spanien und Portugal 1821" und einem mehrfach gefalteten "Plan des Hafens von Cadiz nebst Umgebung.". Band 2: Titelvignette mit Ansicht des "Schlosses zu Madrid" (Escorial), (6 S.), 684 Seiten. Seiten und Ansichten sauber, 8°..

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        The Works of William Robertson Fellow of the Royal Society, and Principal of the University of Edinburgh, Historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland, and Member of the Royal Academy of History at Madrid. To which if prefixed An Account of his Life and Writings by Dugald Stewart. A New Edition in Ten Volumes.

      Ptinted for T.Cadell et al. 1821 - Size 5.25 x 8.5 inches. In full calf leather binding with gilt to spine and morocco title labels. Marbled edges and endpapers. Complete in 10 volumes. With portrait frontis to Vol I and 4 fold out maps and one fold out plate. In very good condition. Spines slightly rubbed at edges. Some small marks to boards. Mild foxing to some early pages. Else a clean and tight set. The complete works of the Scottish historian William Robertson in a New Edition of ten volumes. The author was admired both for his scholarship and his prose. Scotland Vols I-3, Charles V vols 4-6, America vols 7-9, India vol 10. The Scotland books cover the reigns of Queen Mary and King James VI, Chalres V includes the fall of Rome to the early sixteenth century, America covers ‘The History of Virginia to the Year 1668 and of New England to the Year 1652’. The final volume is An Historical Disquisition concerning the Knowledge which the Ancients had of India; and the progree of Trade with that Country.

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        Ansicht der Stadt Wien von Döbling - Vue de la ville de Vienne de cote de Döbling.

      Wien, Lith. Inst., o. J. [1821].. OLithographie. ca. 39 x 64 cm. Im Passepartout.. Vgl. Schwarz, Lithogr., Alt 9; Eckl IV, 843. - Leichte Gbrsp. Ein schönes Blatt.

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        Captain James Cook (proof copy)

      London: for the Proprietor, 1821. Engraving on india laid paper 180 x 130mm (image 65 x 50mm); mild foxing. Proof version. Proof version on india paper.

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        Verfassung der kaiserlich-königlichen Oesterreichischen Armee. Mit einem ausführlichen alphabetischen Register. Mit 4 gefalt. Übesichtstabellen.

      Wien, J. G. Ritter v. Mösle sel. Witwe, 1821,. OKart.der Zeit, mit rotem Rückenschildchen; xxxix, 654 S., [2], 8°. Einband wenig berieben. Bibl.-Stempel u. Schildchen mit Signatur auf Vorsatz u. Vorsatzplatz; Titel mit alter Besitzerunterschrift (mit Zeichenstift) versehen. Innen frisch u. sauber. Sehr gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        The World in Miniature: Africa

      London: Printed for R. Ackermann,, 1821. A description of the manners and customs, with some historical particulars of the moors of the Zahara, and of the Negro Nations between the Rivers Senegal and Gambia. 4 volumes, duodecimo (approximately 153 x 89 mm). Original dark pink boards, printed paper labels to spines, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. 45 coloured engravings and 2 coloured folding maps. Partially unopened. Spines tanned, boards lightly rubbed, spine ends and corners a little worn, inner hinges gently cracked. Volume I skilfully recased with minor restoration to the spine. First editions of the four volumes on Africa that were published as part of the Miniature World series, which ran to a total of 43 volumes. Frederic Shoberl (1775–1853), was a London-born journalist and writer. He edited numerous works for Rudolph Ackermann, including several periodicals such as the English annual Forget-Me-Not and its juvenile version, as well as the Repository of Arts. 'In addition to his work for Ackermann, Shoberl was printer and publisher of the Cornwall Gazette, Falmouth Packet, and Plymouth Journal (1818–19), a Conservative paper issued at Truro' (ODNB). Also interested in travel literature, Shoberl published several books on the topic, including Travellers in Switzerland (1803), Travels in Greece, Palestine, Egypt and Barbary (translated from a French original, 1812), and Travels in Caucasus and Georgia (translated from a German original, 1814). In these four volumes on Africa, Shoberl seeks to explain the customs, religious practices, industry, and art of the region, in particular with reference to the Moors, as well as the Wolof and Mandinka peoples. The author also touches upon recent history, with a chapter discussing the slave trade.

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        Paris, Notre Dame prise de L'isle Louvier

      R.Ackermann, London 1821 - Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by Havell from J.Gendall's drawing after Pugin. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition with the exception of a expertly mended tear on the bottom margin. Image size: 13 7/8 x 18 7/8 inches. A highly dynamic view, emphasizing the cathedral of Notre Dame's position at the heart of the city of Paris Notre Dame, before the addition of Violett le Duc's central spire, is shown dominating the skyline in this view taken from the south side of the Ile de St. Louis, looking north west upriver to the Pont la Tournelle with the Cathedral beyond. The foreground includes a number of barges loaded with timber, probably for furl, bargees wrestle with the newly arrived vessels, positioning them using long poles, unloading of the moored barges is already underway, with workmen trudging up well-worn paths in the river bank. Much activity can be seen on the wide `beach' of the far left bank. Pugin (1762-1832) `architect, archæologist, and architectural artist, was born in France, and claimed descent from a distinguished French family. Driven from his country either by the horrors of the revolution or by private reasons connected with a duel, he came to London about 1798, and soon found employment as a draughtsman in the office of John Nash? To increase his powers as an artist, he entered the schools of the Royal Academy? He further revived acquaintance with Merigot, an aquatint engraver, who formerly had been a drawing-master to his father's family, and studied under him with advantage. Nash, who treated his pupils and assistants with great kindness and hospitality, discovered in Pugin a valuable subordinate. The truthfulness of Pugin's drawings in form and colour at once attracted attention. A change was then coming over water-colour art. The old style of brown or Indian ink outline with a low-toned wash was giving way to the more modern practice of representation in full colour, and Pugin, though he limited his palette to indigo, light red, and yellow ochre, was an active supporter of the new movement, and to his influence its ultimate predominance was largely due. In 1808 Pugin was elected an associate of the Old Water-colour Society, which had been founded in 1805, and he was a frequent exhibitor at the annual exhibitions held first in Lower Brook Street and subsequently in Pall Mall? About the same time Pugin was employed on Ackermann's publications, notably the 'Microcosm,' for which he supplied the architectural portions of the illustrations, Rowlandson executing the figures. ?.Meanwhile Nash and his works were not altogether neglected. Pugin in 1824 was asked to make the drawings for a volume illustrating the Brighton Pavilion, and while he was engaged upon the work George IV, who came to watch, accidentally upset the colour-box, and, mindful perhaps of illustrious parallels in the past, picked it up with an apology that greatly gratified the artist.` (DNB). The present separately issued plate led to a latter publication `Views of Paris and Environs,' (London: 1828-1831), with plates of similar subjects but published in a much smaller quarto format.

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        Landschaft mit 2 Pferden und einem Reiter vor einem Dorf ( ohne Titel ).

      . Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. L. Ekeman Allesson n. Albr. Adam b. Carl Ebner in Stuttgart, dat. 1821, 35 x 43. Frühe und seltene Lithographie, vergleiche Winkler 180,40 ( Frühzeit der dt. Lithographie ); zu Kuntz s. Thieme- B. XXII,116.

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        Maurerisches Handbuch oder Darstellung aller in Frankreich üblichen Gebräuche der Maurerei.

      Magazin für Industrie und Literatur 1821 - VIII, 320 S. Halbleder, Sehr guter Zustand, Erste Ausgabe. Mit Titelkupfer und 31 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Aus einem dänischen Logenarchiv, mit dessen Stempel und Ex Libris. Einbandkanten berieben. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        Voyage pittoresque en Autriche.

      Paris, Didot,1821.. Band 1 (von 3). Tome 1 (de 3). Gr.-folio 58x42 cm. 2 Bll., IV, 218 S., 1 Bl. Halbleder der Zeit, etwas bestoßen, Gelenke teilweise eingerissen. - Reliure en demi-cuir d'epoque, un peu ecrase. Joints un peu fissures. Innen teilweise stockfleckig, vereinzelte Feuchtigkeitsränder. - Dedans parfois tache par la moisissure, quelques bordure d'humidite seulement.. Mit schöner, altkolorierter Titelvignette, 5 Textvignetten, 1 doppelblattgroßen Kupferkarte (Königreich Österreich) und 18 wunderschönen altkolorierten Aquatinta-Radierungen auf 10 Tafeln. - Avec une jolie vignette colorie ancienne sur le titre, 5 vignettes dans le texte, 1 carte sur double-page (Royaume d'Autriche) en gravure sur cuivre et 18 tres jolies eau-fortes en couleur anciennes sur 10 planches. Nebenhay-W. 348. - Erste Ausgabe von Band 1 des prächtigen Ansichtenwerkes, vorliegend in der altkolorierten Vorzugsausgabe. Mit Ansichten der Schlösser u. Burgen Aggstein, Dürnstein, Klaus, Scharnstein, Wildberg, ferner Trauner See sowie Darstellungen von Volksszenen, Trachten etc. Nebenhay-W. 348. - Premiere Edition du volume 1 de ce brillant ouvrage de vues. Ce livre ici est l'edition faveur avec les gravures colorie ancien. Avec des vues des chateaux et chateaux fort: Aggstein, Dürnstein, Klaus, Scharnstein, Wildberg, aussi le lac "Trauner See". En plus il y a des tableaux des scenes populaires, des costumes folkloriques etc.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Vicq aus Depot-General-de-la-Marine, "Carte Reduite de la Partie de la Cote du Chili. Comprise entre 22.e et le 38.e de Latitude Sud. Dressee .. par ordre du Roi ... en 1821".

      . dat. 1821, 84 x 56,5 (H). Unten links die Titelkartusche, am oberen Rand 3 Küstenprofile. Die Karte zeigt die Küste von Chile von Cobija ( im Norden ) bis Conception ( im Süden ). Im Südwesten noch die Insel Juan Fernandez.

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        Petit souvenir a Paris. Le Fuel 1820. 85 x 57 mm. 29 Bll., mit gestochenem Titel mit Vignette, 12 Jahreszeitenkupfern im Medaillon sowie gestochenem gefalteten Kalenderblatt. Geheftet in OSeidenumschlag mit Goldschnitt, dieser lose in ziseliertem OPerlmutteinband mit reich verzierter Metallfassung.

      . . Sehr fein gearbeiteter, mit Palmblättern und Blüten ziselierter Perlmutteinband in reich mit Blüten und Rankenwerk verzierter Metallfassung, der Vorderdeckel mit zwei auf das Perlmutt aufgebrachten Putti mit dem Spruchband "Souvenir".- Der Seidenumschlag sowie die Seidenvorsätze der Einbanddecke mit Feuchtigkeitsfleck. Sonst sehr schön erhalten. Das gefaltetete Kalenderblatt für das Jahr 1821 mit figürlicher Bordüre. Die Kalenderblätter unbeschrieben.-

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        The Tour of the Dove a Poem with Occasional Pieces

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821. First edition, x152[1], half title present, errata.Binding has been sympathetically reback with a new spine and title label, retaining the original boards. Boards rubbed on edges with minor abrasion wear. Binding in very good condition. Internally, pages in very good lean condition. A very nice copy. A5. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering\'s Straits,

      The First English Edition of the Second Russian Pacific VoyageKOTZEBUE, Otto von. A Voyage of Discovery, into the South Sea and Beering\'s Straits, For the purpose of exploring a north-east passage, undertaken in the years 1815-1818, at the expense of His Highness the Chancellor of the Empire, Count Romanzoff, in the ship Rurick, under the command of the Lieutenant in the Russian Imperial Navy, Otto von Kotzebue. Illustrated with numerous plates and maps. In three volumes. Vol. I. [II. III.] London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821.First edition in English. Three octavo volumes (8 7/16 x 5 3/8 inches; 215 x 136 mm). [iii[-xv, [1, list of plates], [1, blank], [1]- 358; [2], [1]-433, [1, printer\'s imprint]; [2], [1]-442 pp. Complete with eight hand-colored aquatint plates (including frontispieces), one uncolored plate, and seven maps, four of which are folding. Numerous tables in text. Lacking initial blank in each volume.Contemporary half red calf over marbled boards. Spines elaborately stamped in gilt. Green calf spine labels, lettered in gilt. Volume numbers on the spine stamped in gilt on a small inlaid circle of yellow calf. Edges speckled red. Bookplate on front paste-downs of each volume. Boards slightly rubbed, edges lightly chipped. Front inner hinge cracked but firm. First folding map of volume II with a five-inch closed tear. Some light browning and offsetting from plates and maps, but still an excellent copy.ìThe second Russian expedition into the Pacific for scientific exploration, sponsored by Count Romanzoff, was commanded by Lieutenant Kotzebue, and also included the famous artist Ludovik Choris. Kotzebue had also sailed with Captain Kruzenshtern in 1803-06. Leaving Kronstadt in 1815, the Rurik rounded Cape Horn and visited Chile, Easter Island, and the Marshall Islands. Kotzebue explored the North American coast and Hawaii and searched unsuccessfully for a passage to the Arctic Ocean. The description of the northwest coast of America is a most important contribution....A very important and much-prized workî (Hill, p. 165).Abbey, Travel, 596. Cowan, p. 335. Graff 2356. Howes K-258. Sabin 38291. Zamorano Eighty 48.HBS 64735.$7,500

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        Plantae officinales oder Sammlung officineller Pflanzen.

      Düsseldorf, Arnz & Co., [1821]-1833.. Folio. 4 volumes (1 text volume, 2 plates volumes and the supplement volume with plates and interleaved text). (406); (96) ff. plus plates. With lithographed titlepages in plates and supplement volumes; in total 552 plates (the plates volumes with in total 432 lithographed plates (425 hand-coloured, 7 black and white); the supplement volume with 120 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Contemporary red half sheepskin.. Rare complete set with the supplement (often lacking) of a sumptuous botanical work with 552 striking lithographic plates by Aimee Henry. Among the plants and trees depicted are the date palm, the aforementioned Commiphora gileadensis, and the Acacia Arabica. The work was begun by M. F. Weyhe, J. W. Wolter and P. W. Funke, and finished by the important German botanist and pharmacologist Theodor Friedrich Ludwig Nees von Esenbeck (1787-1837), best remembered for his systematic research on the medical properties of plants, which helped to establish pharmacology as a serious academic discipline. The plates appeared in installments between 1822 and 1828, followed by several instalments of text, and finally a supplement volume in 1833. Some confusion exists as to the general title of the work, since the volumes of plates are titled "Plantae medicinales", whereas the text volume was published as "Plantae officinales". Bookplate and library stamps in each volume. Some browning and foxing as usual; bindings worn. A good set, rare in its present complete form. - GFB, p. 69. Johnston 945. Nissen, BBI 1442. Plesch p. 347. Pritzel 6662. Stafleu/C. 17391. Cf. Graesse IV, 655.

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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.

      S. Potter & Co., J. Maxwell, printer, Philadelphia 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Practical Rules for the Determination of the Radii of a Double Achromatic Object - Glass

      [Edinburgh]: Edinburgh Philosophical Journal, 1821 Offprint. A near fine copy. 8vo.,.An exceptional scientific offprint and mss.. The mss. additions in Herschel's hand outline the application of the optical theory set forth in the offprint to the design of microscope objective lenses. The note states: ' By inventing the combination lens / described ( surely [?] placing the side / 4 next the object and 1 next the eye {cross out - it becomes} without changing the / relative situation of the surfaces / inter se) it becomes adapted for / the object glass of a compound mi / -croscope preserving its Achromatic / and aplanatic qualities. ' The numerals cited in the quotation refer to the lens diagram illustrated in the offprint. Herschel was a superb mathematician and is repsonsible for computing the forms of compound lenses early in the 19th century. He originated the ideas and designs for lenses that produced sharp images (known as ' Herschel's Condition ' ) .

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        Kurzgefasster Unterricht das jüdisch-deutsche Schreiben und Lesen leicht zu erlernen

      Wilna, Gedruckt in der Ebräischen Buchdruckerey, 1821.. 2 Bll., 36 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Umschlag. 20,5 x 17 cm. Fürst I, 215 (Ausg. von 1822). - Ãœber KVK nur ein Exemplar in der Strassburger Bibliotheque national nachweisbar. - Enthält u. a. beispielhafte Geschäftkorrespondenz in hebräischer Sprache und Schrift und ein deutsch-hebräisches Glossar. - Das relativ kurze Subskribentenverzeichnis enthält etwas über 40 meist nichtjüdische Namen aus Riga, Mitau und Wilna. - Rücken mit altem Papierstreifen überzogen. Titel recto und verso alt gestempelt. Etwas gebrauchsspurig.

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        Voyage en Arménie et en Perse, fait dans les années 1805 et 1806. Accompagné d'une carte des pays compris entre Constantinople et Téhéran, dressée par M. le Chef d'Escadron Lapie, suivi d'une notice sur le Ghilan et le mazenderan, par M. le Colonel Trezel; et orné de planches lithographiées.

      Chez Pélicier et Nepveu (Rignoux),, A Paris, 1821 - In-8° (225x145mm), pp. (4), XII, 506, legatura coeva m. pelle marrone con titolo e filetti in oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati cailloutés, punte in pergamena. Ritratto all'antiporta del principe persiano Abbas Mirza inciso in litografia da Heuer; 9 tavole litografiche f.t. di vedute e di costumi armeni e persiani e, in fine, ripiegata, carta incisa su rame da Flahaut (da disegno di Lapie) dell'Asia da Costantinopoli a Teheran. Minime fioriture. Bell'esemplare in barbe. Prima edizione. Resoconto del viaggio in Armenia ed in Persia compiuto nel biennio 1805-'1806 dall'orientalista Jaubert (Aix-en-Provence, 1779-Parigi, 1847), allievo di Silvestre de Sacy e già interprete dall'arabo di Napoleone durante la Campagna d'Egitto, dopo la morte del precedente interprete, Venture de Paradis. Nel 1805 Bonaparte affidò al Jaubert una delicata missione diplomatica in Persia, al fine di intavolare alcuni negoziati di alleanza con lo Shah, Fat'h Ali. Nel corso dell'avventuroso viaggio, descritto qui con grande abbondanza di notazioni geografiche, storiche, religiose, militari, folkloriche ed etnografiche, Jaubert fu anche fatto imprigionare dal pascià di Dogubeyazit e gettato per tre mesi in una cisterna asciutta. Numerose e significative anche le notazioni riguardanti Costantinopoli e Trebisonda. Atabey, 613. Weber, 102. Wilson, Bibliography of Persia, p. 109. Chahine, 2318. Numa Broc, 261. Salmaslian, 253. Schwab, 287. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of British Birds. Supplement. Parts I - II

      Newcastle Edward Walker [for] T Bewick 1821. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Rebound in modern half leather binding with new endpapers. Minor fading to cloth of front board. Previous owner's inscription to fep and bookplate to front pastedown. Repaired tear to pp7-8, vol I Reprint Blue hardback half-leather cover 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 50pp; 49pp + ads. Numerous b/w wood engravings by the author. Handsomely rebound by Bayntun of Bath.

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