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        Dictionnaire historique, critique et bibliographique, contenant les vies des hommes illustres, celebres ou fameux de tous les pays et de tous les siecles, suivi d'un dictionnaire abrégé des mythologies, et d'un tableau chronologique qui ont eu lieu depu

      Chez Ménard et Dessene, libraires 1821 - 29 volumes in-8° relié demi-basane brune, imprimé sur deux colonnes ; épidemure, rousseurs, quelques mors abimés, état correct, exemplaire de travail qui reste en bon état général. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Veduta del Tempio di Antonino, e Faustina

      Rome 1821 - Luigi Rossini was a master engraver who produced over one thousand plates of buildings, ruins, gardens and monuments. His career coincided with a period of great archeological activity. His etchings of Rome followed Piranesi's example, and reported the latest excavations to an avidly interested European audience. In turn, as they were carried home by Northern Europeans on the Grand Tour, the etchings fuelled worldwide interest in classical architecture., Image Size : 350x450 (mm), 13.75x17.75 (Inches), Platemark Size : 365x460 (mm), 14.375x18.125 (Inches), Paper Size : 520x740 (mm), 20.5x29.125 (Inches), Black & White, Copper Engraving

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        A Tour Through the Southern Provinces of the Kingdom of Naples: to Which is Subjoined a Sketch of the Immediate Circumstances Attending the Late Revolution

      Rodwell and Martin, London 1821 - First Edition. Illustrated with 13 (lacking 1, should be 14 according the the list of illustrations) engraved plates. Some offsetting on pages opposite plates, original brown paper covered boards, archival cloth tape at spine, inside hinges are taped, binding broken at mid-book with one signature loose, pages are in good shape, text complete. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carta della Diocesi di Milano Divisa in Regioni e Pievi Disegnata dal Sacer: Luigi Seb.o Alloy Segret:o di S. E. R. Monsignore Carlo Gaetano Conte di Gaisruck Arcivescovo di Milano

      Milano 1821 - Carta geografica della Diocesi di Milano montata su tela a stacchi. Nell'angolo in alto a sinistra si trova il decorativo cartiglio in cui è iscritto il titolo. In basso, sempre sulla sinistra "Spiegazione de Segni" e subito sotto particolare geografico del Distretto Svizzero Diocesano. In calce legenda delle Rregioni e Pievi. Coloritura coeva, restauri mm 685x505

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      R. Ackermann, London 1821 - 4to. new cloth spine with paper spine label with original paper covered boards. Frontispiece; engraved title page, iii, (v), 384 pages. Second edition with additions. This is the text volume only and does not include the plate volume with 130 engravings. Bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Wear along edges of covers. Inner hinges reinforced with archival paper repair. new cloth spine with paper spine label with original paper covered boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE COSTUME OF THE ORIGINAL INHABITANTS OF THE BRITISH ISLANDS, From the Earliest Periods to the Sixth Century; To Which is Added, That of the Gothic Nations of the Western Coasts of the Baltic, The Ancestors of the Anglo-Saxons and Anglo-Danes.

      Printed for Howlett and Brimmer. for T. M’Lean 1821 - 2nd Ed. Sm. folio. Plates watermarked J. Whatman 1820, no obvious watermark to text. [xii] + 59pp. 25 hand cold. aquatint plates including additional ills. t.p. Light sporadic waterstain to tail at gutter hinge, very minor browning and soiling, attractive modern period style rebind in half morocco with marbled boards, gilt filleted raised bands with gilt lettering to spine. First published in 1815.Abbey Life (First edition) 427 ‘All plates have at the bottom a small coloured engraving of an archaeological object.’Tooley pp.266-6; Prideaux 321, 344; Colas No. 2051; Brunet III 1692; Prideaux, pp. 321-3. 'So far as our own country is concerned, the most important and in their way epoch-making books on costume were those of Charles Hamilton Smith and Samuel Rush Meyrick, written as they were from the point of view of the antiquary and scholar'.Depicting amongst other things, Bardic Scholars, a Judicial Druid, the Grand Conventional Festival of the Britains at Stonehenge, Costume of the Pagan Irish, Costume of a Pagan Saxon Chief, etc. Additional postage may be necessary US$1566 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Francis Edwards ABA ILAB]
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        Publius Virgilius Maro

      31, Lincoln's Inn Fields, Londini: Gul. Pickering, 1821 In tan full calf, gilt edge tooling, edges and corners a little bumped and worn. Spine, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, title in gilt on black leather label. Internally, red marbled endpapers, blue text block edges, light offsetting to title page, beyond that its clean & tight, B&W frontis, additional engraved tp, [2], [3], 4-283 pp, [1] advert, 2 plates, printed by Charles Corrall, 8.8*5*1.5 cm. A part of the 26 volume Pickering's Diamond Classic. A lovely copy of an uncommon item. (Brunet 1295. Kallendorf LW1821.1) There have been approximately 5,000 editions of Virgil from 1469 up to and including 1850!

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      ? la Librairie d'Education d'Alexis Eymery,, Paris, 1821 - Ouvrage divise en 19 vol. d'histoire ancienne (2e edition [1823], revue et corrigee; en 2 vol. d'histoire de France et 11 vol. d'histoire moderne, contenant l'histoire de France. Louis-Philippe, comte de Segur, grand-pere par alliance de la comtesse de Segur, fut diplomate & historien de la Revolution franeaise ? la Restauration. Il fut ambassadeur de France en Russie jusqu'en 1789. Rallie ? Napoleon, il lui fut fidele jusqu'au bout. Il obtint des honneurs sous Louis XVIII & Louis-Philippe. Le present texte est certainement de ses textes les plus aboutis & les moins courants. 32 vol., environ 6400 pp. in-18, Reliure plein cuir naturel racine d'epoque, dos lisse orne (certaines coiffes usees ou en manque, certains mors legerement fendus; piece de titre vert olive fonce, tranches marbrees (volume 3 en couverture d'attente). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Alexis Eymery,, Paris 1821 - French Language; Textbook; Juvenile; Engravings; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 194, [2] pages; Geographie vivante ou tableaux raisonnés et comparatifs des principaux habitans du globe, avec leur costumes, ses anuimaux divers qui s'y trouvent, et une exacte description de leurs moeurs, de leurs usages et habitudes. 60 plates on 30 pages showing people of the principal nations of the world. Beautiful engravings. Foxing. Designed for the juvenile. Probably original boards with leather spine over paper covered boards. Lacking leather spine strip, covers attached by binding cords. Contents complete. French language text. Inkstain [3/4" x 1/2"], to pp79-80 lightly affecting 1 plate, pp1-4 reattached. 2 illustrations on each plate, of Africa, Asia, the New World. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mameluck en Repos

      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 man reposing with his horse. Measuring 16" x 22 1/2", the print shows mild foxing and a ragged left hand edge, evidence of previous binding and a 1.5" tear in the bottom left margin has been repaired. 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]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        A History of Madeira with A Series of Twenty-seven Coloured Engravings, Illustrative of the Costumes, Manners and Occupations of the Inhabitants of that Island

      R Ackermann, London 1821 - v, 124pp + plates. 27 superb hand coloured plates + frontis vignette. VG : in Very good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Occasional light foxing Red quarter-leather with marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A HISTORY OF MADEIRA. With a Series of Twenty-seven coloured Engravings, illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants of the Island.

      London: R. Ackerman. 1821 - London: R. Ackermann. 1821. 118pp. Illus. Rebound in full brown calf binding with tooling of spine and boards. Hard bound. A fine copy. All 27 plates present and in very fine bright condition. Plate facing page 95 has been rebound as frontispiece. TS001. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A History of Madeira With a Series of Twenty-Seven Coloured Engravings, Illustrative of the Costumes, Manners and Occupations of the Inhabitants of That Island.

      R. Akermann, 1821 - v + [1] + 118pp + 27 hand coloured plates + frontis vignette. 1st ed., very fine in worn original cloth. Lovely plates most depicting rural life including wine making. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise of Algebra: Wherein the Principles are Demonstrated, and Applied in Many Useful and Interesting Inquiries, and in the Resolution of a Great Variety of Problems of Different Kinds.

      Printed for M. Carey & Sons, ., Philadelphia 1821 - Second American edition, revised, corrected and improved. Octavo. 408pp. Rebound in modern quarter brown morocco and cloth boards, with morocco label gilt. Binding has light wear, and a slight crease to one corner, and is near fine; there is foxing and edgewear in the text, overall very good. Joseph Ray's copy with his ownership signature and the price he paid for the book on the first blank: "Joseph Ray, Cincinnati, Ohio. $1.50." Also laid in between page 280 and 281 is a small slip of paper (approximately 4" x 5") signed "Ray" and with complex equations on each side. Ray was a professor of mathematics and wrote several books on the subject, beginning in 1834 with *An Introduction to Ray's Eclectic Arithmetic,* the first of a series of six textbooks which became the most popular and widely used American mathematics textbooks of the Nineteenth Century. They also formed the basis for *Ray's Mathematical Series* of textbooks. As late as 1913, annual sales exceeded a quarter of a million copies a year, and total sales of the arithmetic books alone are estimated at 120 million copies. The success of Ray's *Arithmetic* series prompted his publisher to seek an author for a set of readers. They chose William Holmes McGuffey, who joined Ray on the faculty of Woodward College, and where he wrote the *McGuffey Readers* which surpassed even Ray's *Arithmetics* to become the most popular textbooks ever written. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An illustration of the genus Cinchona; comprising descriptions of all the officinal Peruvian barks, including several new species. Baron de Humboldt's account of the Cinchona forests in South America: and Laubert's memoir on the different species of Quinquina. To which are added, several dissertations of Don Hippolito Ruiz, on various medical plants of South America. And a short account of the Spikenard of the ancients.

      - London, John Searle, 1821. 4to (290 x 235mm). pp. ix, (1, errate), 181 with 5 folded engraved plates. Recent black half calf, red gilt lettered label on spine. A.B.Lambert (1761-1842) was a British botanist, one of the first fellows of the Linnean Society. The present work serves as a kind of supplement to his earlier published work on the same subject 'A description of the genus Cinchona' published in 1797. Lambert assembled one of the largest herbaria of his time which attracted visitors from many countries. The upper margin of about the first 30 leaves with brown spot.Stafleu & Cowan 4147. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An examination of some questions connected with games of chance

      1821. <p>Babbage&#39;s Only Paper on Probability</p><p>Babbage, Charles (1791-1871). An examination of some questions connected with games of chance. In Trans. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 9, pt. 1 (1821): 153-77. Whole part, 4to. [4], iii, 258pp. 14 engraved plates (some fold., one hand-colored), 3 fold. tables, text illustrations. 287 x 220 mm. (uncut & largely unopened). Original boards, somewhat worn & spotted, spine repaired. Some foxing & offsetting esp. on plates, light toning. Very good copy.</p> <p>First Edition. Babbage&#39;s only paper on probability. "In this paper [Babbage&#39;s] concern was primarily mathematical, and we will find considerable skill in the manipulation of functions and polynomials. . . . The major interest in this particular paper [is] the ingenious use of algebra to solve probability problems, especially the devices using the coefficients of polynomials and the roots of unity" (Dubbey, The Mathematical Work of Charles Babbage, pp. 141-42). Van Sinderen 14. </p>

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        A Treatise of Algebra: Wherein the Principles are Demonstrated, and Applied in Many Useful and Interesting Inquiries, and in the Resolution of a Great Variety of Problems of Different Kinds

      Philadelphia: Printed for M. Carey & Sons, .... 1821. First. Second American edition, revised, corrected and improved. Octavo. 408pp. Rebound in modern quarter brown morocco and cloth boards, with morocco label gilt. Binding has light wear, and a slight crease to one corner, and is near fine; there is foxing and edgewear in the text, overall very good. Joseph Ray&#39;s copy with his ownership signature and the price he paid for the book on the first blank: "Joseph Ray, Cincinnati, Ohio. $1.50." Also laid in between page 280 and 281 is a small slip of paper (approximately 4" x 5") signed "Ray" and with complex equations on each side. Ray was a professor of mathematics and wrote several books on the subject, beginning in 1834 with An Introduction to Ray&#39;s Eclectic Arithmetic, the first of a series of six textbooks which became the most popular and widely used American mathematics textbooks of the Nineteenth Century. They also formed the basis for Ray&#39;s Mathematical Series of textbooks. As late as 1913, annual sales exceeded a quarter of a million copies a year, and total sales of the arithmetic books alone are estimated at 120 million copies. The success of Ray&#39;s Arithmetic series prompted his publisher to seek an author for a set of readers. They chose William Holmes McGuffey, who joined Ray on the faculty of Woodward College, and where he wrote the McGuffey Readers which surpassed even Ray&#39;s Arithmetics to become the most popular textbooks ever written. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Life In London

      1821. first edition. Indeed, the Taste for it Amounted to a Craze"[CRUIKSHANK, George and Robert, illustrators]. EGAN, Pierce. Life In London or, the Day and Night scenes of Jerry Hawthorne Esq. and His Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis... Embellished with Thirty-six Scenes from Real Life, Designed and Etched by I.R. & G. Cruikshank; And enriched also with numerous Designs on Wood by the same Artists. London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-Row, 1821. First edition, second issue (with footnote on p. 9). Large octavo (9 5/8 x 6 1/4 in; 242 x 157 mm). iii-xvi, 376 pp. Thirty-six hand-colored aquatint plates including frontispiece with original tissue guards, three folding sheets of music, miscellaneous black and white text woodcuts. Near contemporary three quarter red morocco over marbled boards, ruled in gilt. Spine with five raised bands, richly gilt decorated and lettered in compartments, marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Bound without the half-title, some old marginal staining but still a very good and very large copy. Engraved bookplate on front paste-down."By finding the right men [the Cruikshanks] for his work [Egan] made Life In London one the great successes of the day, comparable to that other triumphant alliance of humour and art in the pages of Dr Syntax" (Prideaux)."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&#133;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 &#145;fast&#146; life had become a sophisticated and conscious aim. Life in London is a guide to a fast life.&#133;Part of the success enjoyed by [Pierce Egan&#146;s Life in London] was due, no doubt, to its readers&#146; belief that they could name the originals of the fictitious characters. Imitations came swift and frequent&#133;" (The Cambridge History of English and American Literature ).Cohn 262. Abbey, Life 281. Prideaux p. 307, 310, 335. Tooley 196.

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        Précis théorique et pratique sur les maladies des yeux.

      Paris, chez l'auteur, 1821. - XVI, 598 S. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung (leicht beschabt). Französ. Orig.-Ausg. - Hirsch/H. II, 223; Callisen V, 93; Hirschberg II, § 374, 4.; nicht bei Waller und Wellcome. - Demours (1762-1836) war Augenarzt Ludwig XVIII und Karl X., 'ein gewandter und kühner Operateur und hat als solcher der augenärztlichen Chirurgie, speciell der Iridektomie, grosse Dienste geleistet. Die von ihm nach dem Wenzelschen Verfahren mit dem besten Erfolg an einem an Leucom erblindeten Mann ausgeführte, künstliche Pupillenbildung erregte das größte Aufsehen nicht nur in Frankreich, sondern in ganz Europa' (H./H.). - Gelegentlich stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal Of Sentimental Travels In The Southern Provinces Of France, Shortly Before The Revolution by William Combe

      R. Ackermann, London 1821 - 291 pages. 25 1/2 x 17 cm. 18 hand-colored aquatint plates. This, the first separate edition, appearing originally in Ackermann's "Repository of Arts" during the years 1817-1820; the latter containing seventeen plates only -- the extra plate, no.15 is listed in the Directions to the Binder, and as ABBEY LIFE pp.185 -186 notes, "Early impressions of the plates are clear and sharp, and compare well with the magazine issue," as are those in this copy. ABBEY TRAVEL 89. TOOLEY 415. Tall copy, plates generally clean and bright, some plate offsetting; light, occasional age-toning, bookplate, raised bands. Late 19th century three-quarter scarlet morocco and scarlet cloth with marbled endpapers. Teg. Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Journal of Sentimental Travels in the Southern Provinces of France, Shortly Before the Revolution

      Rudolph Ackermann, London 1821 - 4to - over 9¾. Book. 292 pp., 18 handcolored plates by Rowlandson. Interior clean, plates clean. Tear on upper front of spine and wear on lower spine tip as well. Comes in sturdy red slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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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]

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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]

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        Memoria sobre a necessidade de abolir a introdução dos escravos africanos no Brasil; sobre o modo e condiçõis com que esta abolição se deve fazer; e sobre os meios de remediar a falta de braços que ela pode ocasionar ? oferecida aos Brasileiros seus compatriotas.

      Coimbra, Imprensa da Universidade, 1821. - Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title-page. 90 pp., (1 blank l.). Large 4°, mid-twentieth-century tan quarter calf over marbled boards (very slight wear at head of spine and to upper portion of front joint), back gilt, burgundy leather labels, gilt letter, contemporary marbled wrappers bound in, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Large-paper copy. Small, minor, skillful repairs at inner margins of title-page and following leaf. Slight browning; overall very good condition. Contemporary or slightly later ink signature of F.A. Santos in upper blank margin of title-page. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of a rare work on the abolition of slavery. Borba writes, "[Maciel da Costa] was very well educated and widely read, and in his @Memoria he quotes and criticises the books which were fashionable at that time: J.B. Say, Adam Smith, Humboldt, Malthus, etc. He presents viewpoints that are advanced for the day, such as the necessity of promoting industry in Brazil. He criticises the agricultural system which is detrimental and does not permit a fixed population, gives interesting information about the commerce and harvests in Minas, and proposes a plan for abolishing the slave trade ? Apart from having great documental importance, the @Memoria is very rare." Conrad comments, "Opposes slavery on the grounds that it is unjust and hinders Brazil's progress, yet advocates the continuation of the slave trade on 'humanitarian' grounds. Cynically traces the British anti-slavery sentiment to imperialistic and expansionist motives."Maciel da Costa (1769-1833) a native of Marianna, Minas Gerais, was Governor of French Guiana during the period of its occupation by the Portuguese. While holding that postion, he was responsible for introducing into various Brazilian provinces nutmeg and other spices, carnations and a type of sugar cane. In the same year that the @Memoria was published, he was accused of being an enemy of the Constitution, of wanting to establish a republic in Brazil, and of writing a pamphlet (@Le Roi et la Famille Royale de Bragance doivent-ils, dans les incontances presentes, retourner en Portugal ou bien rester au Brésil, Rio 1820) that advised Brazil to separate itself from Portugal. Maciel da Costa countered these charges in @Apologia que dirije à Nação Portugueza, Coimbra 1821.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 221. Innocêncio IV, 34. Blake IV, 47. Conrad, @Brazilian Slavery 101. Borba de Moraes & Berrien, @Manual bibliográfico de estudos brasileiros 4390. Sabin 17005. Bosch 327. Mindlin, @Highlights 223. Rodrigues 1496. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 821/26. See also @Grande enciclopédia, XXIII, 911. NUC: DLC, CtY, WU, RPJCB, MB, NN, InU. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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]

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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]

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      New York. . 1821 - 226pp. plus advertisement. Folding frontispiece map. Later half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Hinges a bit worn but still sound. Moderately foxed. A few small tears to map; one other small tear neatly repaired. About very good. First and only edition. A guide to East Florida at the time it was ceded to the U.S., designed to attract investors and settlers to the "Forbes Purchase," encompassing over one million acres on the Appalachicola bay and river. An appendix reprints some historical documents, including a bilingual version of the treaty of cession. Sabin does not note the map, and Howes states it was not issued in all copies. It depicts the Appalachicola river and bay, and includes a plan of the proposed town of Colinton with street names, squares, etc. SABIN 25046. STREETER SALE 1205. CLARK II:203. HOWES F243. SERVIES 1078.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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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      R. Ackermann, London 1821 - One of the Most Beautiful Travel Plate Books,With Very Little Offsetting To Spoil the Color. 346 x 273 mm (13 5/8 x 10 3/4"). 1 p.l. (title), viii, 177, [1] pp. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's red buckram, covers with blindstamped frame, upper cover with gilt titling, flat spine stamped with gilt strapwork panels and with gilt titling, all edges gilt. With engraved color vignette on title page, unsigned aquatint vignette at foot of last page, engraved color map, and 24 FINE HAND-COLORED AQUATINT PLATES by Augustus Pugin and John Gendall. Front pastedown with presentation bookplate to "Master E. Cockayne, / as the reward of merit, / by Mr. Bowling, / Milk Street Academy. / Sheffield, June 23rd, 1848." Abbey "Travel" 90; Tooley 445. Binding a little soiled, joints and extremities a bit worn, just the slightest offsetting from some plates onto text (one plate with offsetting from text, and half a dozen others with just a hint of the same), other trivial imperfections, but still A VERY DESIRABLE COPY, the binding sturdy and without any major defects, and the beautiful scenic plates with particularly attractive coloring. This is an uncommonly seen copy in original publisher's cloth of one of the most beautiful of the Ackermann series of color plate books. The illustrations are all bright and full of action, and many of them, especially those provincial scenes with colorful rural people, are flooded with light that resonates from magnificent skies. As Hardie observes, "A coloured aquatint . . . Reproduces better than any other method the elusive beauties of a watercolor drawing. It has a delicacy, refinement, and purity that its successor the lithograph has never attained." This is not a terribly rare book, but it is uncommonly seen in cloth--the book is large and full of illustrations inviting avid readership, so that the publisher's insubstantial cloth binding now normally has either been replaced or is found in dilapidated condition. (Since 1975, ABPC lists five copies in cloth, two rebacked, one in shambles; the more recent of the remaining two sold 24 years ago.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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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&#39;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.

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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&#39;s Geography with the publisher&#39;s tipped-in printed subscriber notices and advertisements present. Owner&#39;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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