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

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

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        Les soirées de Saint-Petersbourg ou entretiens sur le gouvernement temporel de la providence.

      Lib. Grecque, latine |& française 1821 - - Lib. Grecque, latine & française, Paris 1821, 12,5x20,5cm, 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale. Reliure en pleine basane fauve marbrée, dos lisse richement orné de motifs typographiques dorés, pièce de titre de basane fauve, pièce de tomaison de basane vert bouteille, pointillés dorés sur tranches, deux coins inférieurs légèrement émoussés, une petite restauration marginale sur le premier plat du second volume, reliure de l'époque. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait de l'auteur en frontispice sur le premier volume comportant une annotation en latin par un précédent propriétaire. Une pâle mouillure marginale en pied des feuillets du premier volume, trois petites taches d'encre affectant les marges du premier feuillet et les pages 383 à 450 du premier volume, sinon agréable état intérieur quasi exempt de rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De l'emploi du Chalumeau dans les analyses chimiques et les déterminations minéralogiques. Traduit du Suédios par F. Fresnel.

      - Paris, Méquignon-Marvis, 1821. 8vo (200 x 125 mm). pp. (2), vi, 396, (4), with 4 folding engraved plates. Contemporary calf (old repair to upper hinge, lower hinge splitting). First French edition. The original Swedish edition was published in 1820. This is the classic work on the use of the blowpipe in determinative mineralogy, by the famous Swedish chemist Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779-1848). When Berzelius started his work on chemical analysis the scientific apparatus and reagents available in Sweden were very inadequate. He was especially skillful in the use of the blowpipe which had been developed in the Scandinavian countries. The new forms of apparatus that he built were described in this textbook and became standard pieces of equipment in laboratories all over the world. These apparatus allowed him to improve the accuracy of qualitative and quantitative analysis, as well as to introduce many new methods. He utilised the blowpipe in many of his analytical procedures, and this book popularised its use abroad. Berzelius concluded from his analytical experience that a logical classification of minerals could be based only on chemical composition. The first French edition was translated by F. Fresnel from the original Swedish edition. The first part of the book describes the blowpipe and tests. The second part is a comprehensive systematic description of minerals including their behaviour under the blowpipe. The plates show apparatus which Berzelius build, including cross-sections of the blowpipe and other chemical apparatus.Wellcome II, p. 157; Cole 137. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Notre Dame, [france]. (print)

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

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        A Manual of the System of Teaching Reading, Writing and Arithmetic in the Elementary Schools of The British and Foreign School Society

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

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

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

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        The Mediatorial Reign of the Son of God; or, the Absolute Ability and Willingness of Jesus Christ to Save All Mankind, Demonstrated from the Scriptures

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

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        Scott's Poetical Works (Ten (10) Volumes Complete)

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

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        Mangas (Mangawa) - Japanische Farbholzschnitte

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

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        Works of Lord Byron. In twelve volumes

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

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        Fingal

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

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

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

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        The Three Voyages Round The World. Complete In Seven Volumes. With map and other plates.

      London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821 - 7 volumes, octavo. Uncut in original blue paper boards, skilfully rebacked and recornered with plain paper, elegant printed spine-labels on blue paper. Slightly rubbed to extremities, a little occasional spotting, otherwise in very good condition. An attractive set, entirely untrimmed. This octavo edition reprints the full texts of the original published accounts of Cook's three voyages.

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        The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. Complete in Seven Volumes

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

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

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

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        Oeuvres

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

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

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

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        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 Higness 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 - The First English Edition of the Second Russian Pacific Voyage KOTZEBUE, 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. "The 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 work" (Hill, p. 165). Abbey, Travel, 596. Cowan, p. 335. Graff 2356. Howes K-258. Sabin 38291. Zamorano Eighty 48. HBS 64735. $7,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage en Arménie et en Perse, fait dans les annéées 1805 et 1806, par P. Amédée Jaubert.

      Chez Pelicier et Nepveu 1821 - - Chez Pelicier et Nepveu, A Paris 1821, Un Vol. in 8 (12,5x20,5cm), (4) xij, 506pp. (1), relié. - Edition originale, rare, illustrée d'une très grande carte dépliante des régions comprises entre Constantinople et Téhéran, et de 9 lithographies (par Aubry, Vernet.), et d'un portrait au frontispice du prince persan Albas Mirza. Demi Basane brun clair Restauration. Dos lisse orné de filets et fers roulette en queue. Tranches marbrées. Frottements sur les plats, mais bel exemplaire au papier d'une parfaite fraîcheur. Amédé jaubert, orientaliste, fut tout d'abord emmené par Napoléon en Egypte où il servait d'interprète, en 1805 lui fut confié une importante mission diplomatique en Iran où il devait négocier avec le Shah afin d'asseoir la position de la France dans cette région. Durant son voyage, il fut emprisonné par le Pacha de Bayazid et jeté dans une citerne durant trois mois. La relation de voyage décrit de nombreuses contrées qui n'avaient jamais été visitées par les européens. (4) xij, 506pp. (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES mises en ordre et précédées de la vie de l'Auteur.

      Bossange Frères, París 1821 - 8 vols. 8ºM. 2h,XLIXp,438p = 2h,VIIIp,456p = 2h,455p = 2h,XIIp,513p = 2h,457p, rastro hum. = 2h,XIIp,407p = 2h,XXp (hum. en 4h), 494p = XVIIIp,537p. 21 estados (16 despl.) y 21 láms. grab. (19 despl.) Hol. nervios, conservan cubs. originales. - Les Ruines, Etude philosophique des langues, Voyage en Egypte et en Syrie, Recherches nouvelles sur l'Histoire Ancienne, Etats-Unis, L'Alfabet européen appliqué aux langues asiatiques, Langues orientales. 1821

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

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

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        William Parry's First & Second Polar Voyages,

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

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

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

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. 1821 - Volume 3 : Tome Dix-Huitième [ Tome 18 - Tome XVIII ] : Note sur un appareil à l'aide duquel on peut vérifier toutes les propriétés des conducteurs de l'électricité voltaïque découvertes par M. Ampère - Suite de la note (Ampère) ; Sur l'attraction des Corps sphériques, et sur la répulsion des fluides élastiques (Laplace) ; Eclaircissement de la théorie des fluides élastiques (Laplace) ; Sur les mouvemens électro-magnétiques et la théorie du magnétisme (Faraday) ; Notes relatives au Mémoire de M. Faraday ; etc.

      Crochard 1821 - 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1821, 448 pp., 1 f. n. ch. ("Planche du Mémoire de M. Ampère") avec 6 planches dépliantes. Contient notamment : Note sur un appareil à l'aide duquel on peut vérifier toutes les propriétés des conducteurs de l'électricité voltaïque découvertes par M. Ampère - Suite de la note (Ampère) ; Sur l'attraction des Corps sphériques, et sur la répulsion des fluides élastiques (Laplace) ; Eclaircissement de la théorie des fluides élastiques (Laplace) ; Sur les mouvemens électro-magnétiques et la théorie du magnétisme (Faraday) ; Notes relatives au Mémoire de M. Faraday ; etc. Rare exemplaire du tome 18 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique", proposant notamment l'important article d'Ampère (pp. 88-106 et 313-333 avec les 3 planches dépliantes) et la traduction de l'article de Faraday sur l'électro-magnétisme (pp. 337-370 avec la planche dépliante). Etat satisfaisant (cartonnage lég. frotté avec petit manque à un coin, 1 ff. double débroché, deux piqûres de vers sur plusieurs cahiers avec petit travail marginal n'affectant que partiellement qq. lettres). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        THE GENTLEMAN AND GARDENER'S KALENDAR; CONTAINING AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR THE CULTIVATION OF THE KITCHEN AND FLOWER GARDEN, GREEN HOUSE, NURSERY, ORCHARD, &c. FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

      New York. . 1821 - 132pp. Modern cloth, photocopied labels affixed to front cover and spine. Leaves cockled and lightly stained from dampness; some spotting from mildew, heavier in front and rear leaves. Good. Third edition, with new material. The author, Grant Thorburn, was a Scottish immigrant who began his career in New York selling flowers and seed. His business quickly developed into a popular greenhouse and garden center, eventually becoming a small Manhattan landmark. Thorburn retired in 1834 and devoted the remainder of his life to writing memoirs and reminiscences of New York life in the early 1800s. The present volume is devoted primarily to the cultivation of vegetables and fruits; it also contains an advertisement and other text related to Thorburn's establishment. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 6970. RINK 1665. SABIN 95611. APPLETON'S CYCLOPÆDIA. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        L'America Settentrionale. L'America Meridionale.

      Milan 1821 - Superb large scale detailed map of Americas.Engraved by Giovanni Antonio Sasso an Marco Bonatti for the "Nuovo atlante di geografia universale"., Size : 702x747 (mm), 27.625x29.375 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring

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

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

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

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

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        Enologia ( Parte I e II )

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

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

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

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        TRAVELS IN NEW ENGLAND AND NEW YORK

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

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        The Book of Common-Prayer

      by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, London 1821 - The Book of Common-Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of The United Church of England and Ireland; Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches. Stereotype Edition. 24mo. [153 x 98 x 27 mm]. Bound in contemporary straight-grained blue goatskin, the covers with a wide border composed of a gilt double and single fillets, a blind "Greek-key" roll, a gilt fleuron roll and a blind wave roll, with gilt foliate tools in the corners, lettered at the centre of the front cover "Charles Stanistreet, 1824" and blocked with the Holy Dove symbol on the lower cover. The spine divided into five panels by thick bands tooled in blind, lettered in the second panel, the others filled with small gilt tools, the edges of the boards tooled with gilt rolls, light blue watered-silk endleaves and doublures, the front doublure with a blue goatskin label lettered in gilt "Presented to Charles Stanistreet by his Godfather Richard Brooke, Junr", gilt edges. (Slightly rubbed). Griffiths, The Book of Common Prayer, 1821.1. A very good copy in a handsome and well preserved binding.

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        Leben und Studien des Joh. Bap. Monteggia,

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

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        A Supplement to the History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by T. Bewick. (Parts I and II),

      Edward Walker, Newcastle 1821 - Part I. Containing the History and Description of Land Birds. 8vo. (2),46,(2)pp. Bound with Part II. Containing the History and Description of Water Birds. (2),44,(2) pp. Contemporary quarter vellum spine, paper over boards, printed paper label on upper board. Pages uncut. Ownership inscription on title dated 1841 beneath an older inscription. Occasional light foxing, a few pages with a light marginal stain, boards and label worn and soiled else a very good copy. Part I treats of the history and description of 22 land species, and Part II. of 24 water species. Illustrated throughout with Bewick's woodcuts. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Two Letters to the Right Honourable Lord Byron

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        The Months

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

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