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        The Natural History of the rarer Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia. Including their systematic characters, the particulars of their several metamorphoses, and the plants on which they feed. Collected from the observations of Mr John Abbot, many years resident in that country, by James Edward Smith

      printed by T. Bensley for J. Edwards, Cadell and Davies and J. White, London 1821 - Expertly bound to style in half calf over contemporary marbled paper covered boards, flat spines in six compartments divided by gilt triple fillets and roll tools, red-brown morocco labels in the second compartments, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt A fine copy of John Abbot's masterpiece: the earliest illustrated monograph devoted to the butterflies and moths of North America. John Abbot was one of the most important and prolific of the early American natural history artists. Born in London in 1751, Abbot developed his interest in natural history and drawing as a child. His curiosity about the natural world was encouraged by his parents who were relatively wealthy (at one time the family library included copies of Mark Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands as well as George Edwards' Natural History of Uncommon Birds and Gleanings of Natural History ). Having received sponsorship from the Royal Society of London and the collectors Thomas Martyn and Dru Drury, Abbot sailed for Virginia in July 1773, with orders for both actual specimens and drawings of the local insects. For the next two years he continued to collect and paint, sending home three insect collections, although only one arrived safely. The loss of these two valuable collections at sea together with the worry over political unrest in Virginia led Abbot to move to Georgia: he settled in St. George Parish (later Burke County), Georgia in December 1775. Abbot traveled widely throughout Georgia devoting his time to the study of the natural flora and fauna. The constant flow of specimen collections and watercolours of insects, and later of birds, ensured that his name became known to many of the foremost natural scientists and collectors of the day, both in America and Europe. Sir James Edward Smith, co-founder and first president of the Linnaean Society of London, recognised Abbot's talents, and responded enthusiastically to Abbot's desire to publish an illustrated work on the butterflies and moths of Georgia, agreeing to edit the work for Abbot. Smith, in the preface to the present work, praised Abbot highly as the first author "since the celebrated Merian", to illustrate and describe the lepidoptera of the American continent scientifically, including both representations of the caterpillars and "the plants on which each insect chiefly feeds." The work is also valuable for the numerous first hand comments and observations that Abbot has added. Like the Botfield copy, this copy was issued circa 1822, with the plates on J. Whatman Turkey Mills wove paper. Abbot's water-colours are amongst the finest natural history illustrations ever made: elegant and scientifically accurate, they rank with those of his famous contemporaries, William Bartram and Alexander Wilson. William Swainson described Abbot as one of the United States' most important natural history artists, as "a most assiduous collector, and an admirable draftsman of insects. [This] work is one of the most beautiful that this or any other country can boast of" (quoted by Sabin). Arnold Arboretum, p. 27; BM(NH) I, p. 2l; Dunthorne 287; cf. Pamela Gilbert John Abbot Birds, Butterflies and Other Wonders London: Natural History Museum, 1998; Nissen ZBI 2; Vivian Rogers-Price John Abbot in Georgia: The Vision of a Naturalist Artist Madison, Georgia: Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, 1983; Sabin 25. (15 7/8 x 12 1/4 inches). Parallel titles and text in French and English. 104 hand-coloured engraved plates by John Harris after Abbot, some heightened with gum-arabic. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A History of British Birds. The Figures Engraved on wood by... The History and Description of Land Birds; ...Water Birds; and a Supplement, with additional figures

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

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        Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, LARGE PAPER COPY. in 3 vols.

      W. Bulmer and Co., London, 1821, - DIBDIN, Rev. Thos. Frognall. A Bibliographical Antiquarian and PicturesqueTour in France and Germany. [In Three Volumes.] LARGE PAPER COPY, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. London : Printed for the Author, by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, and sold by Payne and Foss, Longman, Hurst and Co., J. and A.Arch, R.H. Evans, R. Triphook, and John Major, 1821. First Edition. Pp (6),[i]-xv,(1),[1]-462,tipped-in note regarding Index,[i]-lxxix,(1),+ 13 Plates, and 23 india paper prints in text; (4),[1]-555,(1),+ 24 Plates, and 17 india paper prints in text; (4),[1]-622,[i]-lxii,+ 46 Plates, and 24 india paper prints in text. Also present are three extra Plates for Large paper Copies (nos. 3, 4, and 6 in Windle & Pippin). EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED WITH 60 FULL-PAGE ENGRAVED PROOFS ON INDIA PAPER. Royal 4to, quarter dark brown pebbledcloth, printed paper label to spine, tan paper over boards. Windle & PippinA38a; Jackson 48; Church 315. One of 100 Large Paper Copies. Rubbed and edgeworn, corners worn through and bumped, some foxing to Plates, offsettingfrom Plates, lacking half-title to Volume I, else a very good Extra-Illustrated Large Paper Copy. the set for 4,000.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        A bibliographical antiquarian and picturesque tour in France and Germany.,

      London, Shakespeare Press, 1821 - Band 1: XXV (7) S., 462 S. (Dieppe, Rouen, Caen, Bayeux), 1 w. Bl. Band 2: 555 S. (Falaise, Paris, Strasbourg), 1 w. Bl. Band 3:384 S. (Stuttgart, Augsburg, München, Salzburg), 1 w. Bl. Beigebunden: George Lewis, A Series of Groups illustrating the Physiognomy, Manners, and Character of the People of France and Germany, London, John and Arthur Arch, Triphook and Major, 1823, 8 nn. S. (List of Plates contained in this book; Directions for placing the Plates), 15 S. (Advertisment), 8 S. (Advertisment). Band 4: S. 385 - S. 622 (Linz, Tirol, Wien). LXII S. (Supplement - Regensburg, Nürnberg, München), LXXXIX (1) S. (Index of Manusripts and Printed Books, Index of Persons, Places and Things, Addenda, Corrections), 1 w. Bl. Brunet II, 682 f. Graesse II, 383. Thieme-B. XXIII, 162. Hiller 543.- Lipperheide Cm 3. - Erste Ausgabe dieses reich illustrierten Werkes. Eines von 900 Exemplaren. Komplett mit 83 Tafeln in verschiedenen Drucktechniken, 63 Stahlstichen (61 auf aufgewalztem China) im Text und 52 Textholzschnitten. Aufwendig gestalteter Reisebericht des berühmten Bibliophilen. Seine immensen Bücherkäufe, die er dabei aus säkularisierten Klöstern tätigte, bilden heute noch einen wichtigen Bestandteil des British Museums. - Das typographische Prachtwerk in Briefform enthält reiches Material über die von Dibdin besuchten Bibliotheken, Universitäten sowie dabei besichtigte Handschriften und Drucke.- Einband wenig berieben, an den Ecken leicht bestosen. Verinzelt gering stockfleckig, einige Tafeln mit Abklatsch. Schönes Exemplar. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 3250 4°, grünes Leder der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel und reicher Innenkantenvergoldung, Seidenvorssätze, Goldfileten auf den Innenspiegeln, KGoldschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany

      London: Printed for the Author, by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol. 1821. First Edition. Hardcover. In 3 vols. 462pp + 80pp supplement; 555pp; 622pp + 63pp supplement. Finely bound by Giannini of Firenze in full light brown calf ruled in gold on the covers and lettered and ruled in gold on the spine. With eighty-three full-page steel portraits and views and sixty-three half page steel engravings on India paper. Some offsetting to the plates but a beautiful set in fine condition. ; Octavo .

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        A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany. [With an ALS by Artist, George Robert Lewis].

      London: Printed for the Author, by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol Shakespeare Press [-]. Three Volumes, with an autograph letter, signed by the illustrator, George Robert Lewis & an extra print of Diana de Poitiers. One of the 900 of the regualr issue. 1821 - Three volumes; size of the bindings: 6 1/2 inches x 10 1/8 in. x (2 in., approx. thickness); various paginations (the first volume without the half-title, but the half-titles present in the second & third volumes). [36], 462 pp., lxxix (index) with corrections on reverse of p. lxxix; [4], pp. [1]-555; [4], pp. [1]-622 lxii (supplement). Some pages are misnumbered. Illustrated with 83 plates, some after designs by George Robert Lewis (one is colored: in Vol 1, p. 50: Bayeaux Tapestry detail), five fold-out illustrations of manuscripts, etc., and 63 smaller size illustrations on India paper (including a headpiece in Vol. 1; a few with tissue guards), in-text illustrations. "Extra-illustrated" with a ca. 1830's autograph letter signed by the artist/illustrator George Robert Lewis, inserted in Volume One, and the rare J. Thomson engraved plate of the Diane de Poictiers painting, then owned by Earl Spencer at Althorp (bound in at p. 478 in Volume Two; not caled for in the list of 83 plates, an early penciled note says this plate is "very rare", and then cost: 30/-), this plate shows some foxing. Bound in full, straight-grain, dark olive leather (the spines have lightly faded), five raised bands on the spine, gilt-lettered titling, richly gilt designs in compartments, borders and floral designs on the covers, headbands, silk bookmarker ribbons bound in, all edges gilt; tan endpapers. The outer hinge of the front cover on the second volume shows a 4 in. split. Tanning to some plates, illustrations. Name in pencil on first flyleaf of Volume One: J Garrett Chesllen [?] Lodge Hampton Hill. The ALS shows slight tanning & an ink blot: "Friday 61 Upper Norton. My Dear Sir In answer to yours, I will comply with your request and state as near to truth as is in my power. In two or three days I will send you a portion of those endless varieties which nature is made up of, and which all lovers of nature never let pass by without being deeply imbued with them. I do not know at present whether you will be able to make use of my recollections by the pen; however I will give you the facts, and you will be the best judge whether they may be capable of your working them into form fit for the the public eye. Lately I have dipped into Mr.& Mrs. Howitts Seasons, and much delighted me, with the beautiful feeling of nature they have conveyed. I sincerly hope they will have a good sale and trust they will remain the proper encoragement for the great pleasure they have given to the public. [-] I send with this for your opinion two subjects of what you sometime ago talked about. The one is whetting the scythes, and the other is mowing. I think they are the best drawings I have made, at least others say so; they are very much liked, as being quite new; that part of nature not having been treated in that way before. I have left them on the boards in case you would like to shew them to Mr. & Mrs. Howitt, and will pack better as they are. [-] but as I have to send you my groups of France and Germany and Dibdin's Tour, I thought it best to send you the two I had finished. Will you have the goodness to take care of Dibdin's work as it is in a very shaky state. I must soon get it bound. In the mean time I will scribble some recollections and send them to you. Have you any tickets to any thing good that you can spare? I am My dear sir very truly yours Geo. R. Lewis. Weight: 12 lbs. postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany.

      Printed for the Author, by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, London 1821 - In 3 vols. 462pp + 80pp supplement; 555pp; 622pp + 63pp supplement. Finely bound by Giannini of Firenze in full light brown calf ruled in gold on the covers and lettered and ruled in gold on the spine. With eighty-three full-page steel portraits and views and sixty-three half page steel engravings on India paper. Some offsetting to the plates but a beautiful set in fine condition. ; Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A bibliographical, antiquarian and picturesque tour in France and Germany.

      Bulmer and Nicol,, London, 1821 - Tre volumi di cm. 25, pp. (4) xxv (7) 462 lxxix (1); (4) 555 (1); (4) 622 lxii. Con moltissime belle incisioni nel testo (anche a colori) e 83 tavole in rame fuori testo. Presenti le veline protettive. Solida legatura di foggia ottocentesca (ma d'epoca posteriore) in mezza pelle con punte, dorsi a nervi con titoli in oro. Qualche fioritura alle tavole che in pochi casi risultano appena rifilate, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Prima edizione di quest’opera, l’unica del tempo che tratta in modo ampio un tema così affascinante: la ricerca bibliografica. L’autore si dilunga infatti nella descrizioni di tutte le sue scoperte in tema di libri antichi, ricercati e trovati durante il suo viaggio. Tratta delle biblioteche visitate, dei mercati di libri antichi, elenca manoscritti e incunaboli e impreziosisce il racconto con aneddoti divertenti. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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      Boosey Sons/Rodwell & Martin, London 1821 - Thin octavo (5-3/4" x 9-1/8") bound in contemporary blue boards with a tan cloth spine and corners, recently rebacked with a new sympathetic cloth spine; viii, 86, (2) pages including the half title, a frontispiece engraved portrait of Goethe, and the list of plates by Retsch with the errata printed on the verso. The First Edition of the FIRST COMPLETE ENGLISH TRANSLATION of the first part of Goethe's Tragedy of Faust. The anonymous translation was originally credited to George Soane, but literary scholarship revealed in 2007 that Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the poet of tormented guilt and of the demonic and the supernatural, was the actual translator. There are several editions of this book; the one with the accompanying plates was issued after this edition without plates. All editions are quite scarce, especially this one and especially when complete. Coleridge claimed that he "had never put pen to paper as a translator of Faust," but in an 1820 letter Goethe stated that Coleridge was well underway with this translation. Light to moderate foxing. Near Fine and quite scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Faustus From The German of Goethe [With] Retsch's Series of Twenty-Six Outlines illustrative of Goethe's Tragedy of Faust, Engraved from the Originals by Henry Moses. And an Analysis of the Tragedy.

      London Boosey and Sons 1821 - The First English Edition, Translated by Coleridge. With Rare, Separately Issued Engraved Plates GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. [COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, translator]. Faustus. From The German of Goethe London: Boosey and Sons, 1821. First English edition, [translated by Coleridge ?]. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches, 225 x 140 mm). [viii], 86, [1, list of plates], [1, errata] pp. With half-title and frontispiece portrait of Goethe. Uncut in original drab olive green boards. Professionally rebacked using original spine. Original paper spine label, printed in black. Boards rubbed. Corners bumped and extremities of the spine chipped and bumped. Outer hinges cracked but firm. Some light foxing to endpapers, but very clean throughout. Overall a very good copy. [Together with] RETSCH, Moritz. [MOSES, Henry, illustrator]. Retsch's Series of Twenty-Six Outlines illustrative of Goethe's Tragedy of Faust, Engraved from the Originals by Henry Moses. And an Analysis of the Tragedy. London: Printed for Boosey and Sons, 1820 First edition. Quarto (10 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches; 278 x 227 mm). [2], [1, list of plates], [1, blank], 60 [errata on pg 60 with final text], pp. Illustrated with twenty-six engraved plates including frontispiece by Henry Moses. Uncut in quarter paper over original drab brown boards. Paper label on front board, label lettered in black. Professionally rebacked to style. Corners and edges of boards slightly bumped and chipped. Boards a bit rubbed. Some light foxing throughout, but mostly very clean. A very good, rare copy. Both volumes house together in a red morocco clamshell. The 1820 Retsch edition is an outline of Goethe's Faustus which includes twenty-six engraved plates by Henry Moses. These plates were first published the year before the 1821 first English edition of the book and issued separately. The list of plates at the end of the 1821 text correlates with the plates issued in 1820, and the two, because they were issued separately, are rarely found together. Although not stated in the book, it recently has become widely accepted that Coleridge was the translator of this first English edition. A book published in 2007 entitled "Faustus: From the German of Goethe Translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge" and edited by Coleridge scholars Frederick Burwick and James C. McKusick establishes Coleridge as the translator of Goethe's Faust. The recent discovery of Coleridge's translation of Faustus is considered "A major literary discovery will heat the blood of 19th century Romantic scholars around the world and profoundly change the course of Romantic literature." (Betsy Cohen, Rare Book Review, January 2007) HBS 64888. $11,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Staatsfinanzwissenschaft, theoretisch und praktisch dargestellt und erläutert durch Beyspiele aus der neueren Finanzgeschichte europäischer Staaten

      Halle, bey Hemmerde und Schwetschke 1821 - Zwei Bände in 8vo; XXXVIII, 702 Seiten; (4), 707-1283, (1) Seiten; Halbleder der Zeit mit Lederecken, etwas Rückenvergoldung, goldgeprägte Rückenschilder und Bandnummern, marmorierte Deckelbezüge, Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestossen, grüner Schnitt, Vorsätze gering leimschattig, sonst sauber und frisch, sehr gute Exemplare. Erste Ausgabe diese wichtigen Werkes von L.H. von Jakob. Er hat laut Roscher wesentlich zur Bekanntmachung und Verbreitung der Lehre von Adam Smith in Deutschland beigetragen und zeichnete sich dabei besonders durch eine bessere Systematik und Bearbeitung der Grundbegriffe aus. Roscher National-Oekonomik, S. 686-696, Stammhammer Finanzwissenschaft, S. 154, Masui 926, Humpert 12026, Kress C 720 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REISCHIS LIMIDM Reshit Limudim, kolel eser she'arim bekhokhmot limudiyot vetiv'iyot

      Refael Naftali Hirtz and Aaron Shlomo Kahana Shapira, Krakow, Poland 1821 - Text is entirely in Hebrew. Book is unbound. Deals in the natural sciences, including botany, geology, history, geography etc. 3rd revised and expanded edition. 15 leaves show some worming holes, probably dating to the 19th century. Very attractive small rubber stamp impression in margins, in Hebrew, giving a previous owner's name: Menachem Mendel, son of Yosef Graf of Bialystock. The blank pages at the beginning and end of book are full of handwritten material which has not been deciphered.

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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      Paris. Ledoux 1821 - Folio 18x12 inches, original boards very worn. Half title, Title and 15 maps (11 double page), somewhat affected by a damp stain but not terminally so- would clean. Maps include double hemisphere, America, Gulf of Mexico, Australia, Africa etc [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. Complete in Seven Volumes

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

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

      London: Printed for R P Moore, 1821 2 volumes:xxviii+[1]+313pp; 395pp with leaf of errata. Octavo (8" x 5") rebound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering to spine. (Whyld Ravillous 1821:4) 1st edition.<br><br> Jacob Henry Sarratt was a London schoolmaster who learned his chess from Verdoni and established himself as &#147;Professor of Chess&#148;. He was the leading English chess master from the late 18th century to the early 19th century. He was a frequenter of the London Chess Club which met at Tom&#146;s Coffee House in Cornhill. His fee was a guinea a lesson. Under his influence stalemate was accepted as a draw. He was the first great English author on chess. His reputation was high and a revelation to English players. His works were of a pioneering character as to chess and the English language. His first excellent books were <i>A treatise on the Game of Chess</i> Vol 1 and Vol 2 1808. There is a prefix listing books on chess from Damiano onwards and some friendly criticism of Philidor. Vol 1 contains &#147;Different Methods of Opening the Games&#148; then follows 75 Critical Variations. Vol 2 is &#147;Teaching the Player who does not have the move how to frustrate his adversary&#146;s attack&#148;. Then there are instructions how to checkmate and a section on endings with pawns only. His next book introduced in translation the works of Damiano, Lopez and Salvio. Published in London in 1813 it deals with those &#147;old&#148; authors extensively. His next book was Vol 1 Gianutio, Vol 2 Selenus with a preface giving some details of the authors. In 1821 was published <i>A New Treatise on the Game of Chess</i>. It is a more exhaustive work than the 1808 publication. He was assisted in this work by his pupil W Lewis. Sarratt died in 1821. His widow then went to Paris and taught chess. In 1844 following an article in <i>Le Palamede</i>, describing her as aged 85 and destitute an appeal was launched which enabled her to live in comfort for the rest of her life&#148;.<br><br> <b>Condition:</b><br><br> Former library copy from the Brooklyn Public Library with perforated stamp to title and some stamps through out. A very attractively rebound in very good condition. . First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good. Illus. by Octavo.

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        "Markt Abbach an der Donau". Gesamtansicht über die Donau.

      . Lithographie von Friedrich Leybold, 1821, 23 x 31,5 cm.. Winkler 483, 6; nicht bei Lentner. - Seltene Inkunabel mit hübscher Personenstaffage (Fischer mit Stangennetz). - Breitrandig und gut erhalten.

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        Pratique des accouchemens ou Mémoires et observations choisies sur les points les plus importants de l'art. Publiés par A. Dugès.

      Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1821-25. - 3 vol. in-8; vol.I: X, (2), 524 pp., 3 tableaux dépl. h.t.; vol.II: XII, 508 pp., 3 tableaux dépl. h.t.; vol.III: (4), 544 pp., demi-veau à coinsde l'époque , plats frottés avec petites épidermures, coiffes et coins légèrement usés, pâles mouillures angulaires au tome II, sinon très bon état intérieur. Ouvrage posthume, publié par le neveu de l'auteur, rare complet. Il s'agit d'un volumineux et excellent ouvrage, basé sur un très grand nombre d'observations recueillies à la Maternité. O'Dowd & Philipp ont écrit que "Mrs Lachapelle wrote a splendid Practice of obstetrics published in Paris in 1825". Et Siebold considérait cet ouvrage comme "un des plus remarquables de la littérature obstétricale française" ; il a insisté sur les "observations particulières" , "partie la plus instructive du livre de cette femme si sagace". Madame de La Chapelle réduisit les 94 présentations de Baudelocque à 22. A propos du mémoire sur les présentations de la face, Siebold a écrit que "le mérite de Mme Lachapelle est considérable". Cet ouvrage comporte de plus des tables statistiques intéressantes. Marie Louise Lachapelle (1769-1821), née à Paris, fille de sage-femme et épouse de chirurgien, devint sage-femme adjointe de l'Hôtel-Dieu, puis directrice de l'hospice de la Maternité, avec Baudelocque pour principal professeur. Elle devint une sage-femme très réputée. Garrison & Morton, 6170 ; Siebold, Essai d'une histoire de l'obstétricie, T. II, pp. 634-639 ; Cutter & Viets, Short history of midwifery, 199 ; O'Dowd & Philipp, The history of obstetrics & gynaecology, p. 173. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Lequien,, Paris, 1821 - Complet des ecrits sur la musique et du dictionnaire de la musique. Avec 4 vol., de correspondance. Un des plus grand philosophe du Siecle des Lumieres. Ses idees ont influence la Revolution francaise. Il a essaye de creer un systeme de notation de la musique et ecrit un dictionnaire de la musique. En 1750, il participe a un concours organise par l Academie de Dijon, avec son discours sur les sciences. 21 vol., environ 450 pp. par volume, sauf le tome 21 qui est un volume de table d?environ 250 pages. in-8, Les 23 vol., dans une reliure plein-veau d?epoque, dos lisse orne (les deux derniers vol., ont un decor legerement different, mais l?ensemble se complete a merveille).

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        Letters Written During the Late Voyage of Discovery in the Western Arctic Sea.

      Richard Phillips, London - 1821, 1st Edition. () Very good. iv, 124pp. Bound in simple half calf and marbled boards. Single page map as frontis and 3 plates. Top edge dust soiled. Untrimmed. A bit of minor foxing. Arctic Biblio. 9949. Unattributed letters from Parry's first voyage, 1819-20, describing the voyage, the wintering at Melville Island, the Canadian Arctic, life aboard ship, etc. William Edward Parry [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Singalesisk skriftlære

      "Kolombo, [Ceylon]". 1821. "First and only edition of the first Singhalese grammar in a western language; small 8vo, pp. [2], 16; contemporary black cloth-backed marbled boards, old manuscript label on upper cover; very good. & & In this works Rask discusses the phonetics and pronunciation of the language and he compares Singhalese with Sanskrit, Pali, Tamil, Telugi and other Asian languages. Rask (1787-1832) was one of the three great philologists (with Grimm and Bopp) of the 19th century, and one of the founding fathers of modern linguistics. ""He was the first to point out the connection between the ancient Northern and Gothic on the one hand, and the Lithuanian, Slavonic, Greek and Latin on the other, and he also deserves credit for having had the original idea of ""Grimm&#39;s Law"" for the transmutation of consonants in the transition from the old Indo-European languages to Teutonic... In 1822 he was master of no less than 25 languages and dialects, and is stated to have studied twice as many"""" (EB, 11th ed.). "

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        Les Amours du Chevalier de Faublas

      Paris -Chez les Marchands de Nouveautes, 1821 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Half leather bindings with marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spines with five raised bands. Marbling to all edges. Smart leather bound edition of this classic French novel in two volumes. Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvrai (June 12, 1760 - August 25, 1797), was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, politician, and diplomat. Born in Paris as the son of a stationer, he became a bookseller&#39;s clerk, and first attracted attention with the first part of his novel Les Amours du chevalier de Faublas (Paris, 1787); it was followed in 1788 by Six semaines de la vie du chevalier de Faublas and in 1790 by La Fin des amours du chevalier de Faublas. The heroine, Lodoiska, was modelled on the wife of a jeweller in the Palais Royal, with whom he had an affair. She divorced her husband in 1792 and married Louvet in 1793. His second novel, milie de Varmont (1791), was intended to prove the utility and necessity of divorce and of the marriage of priests, questions raised by the French Revolution - all his works tended to advocate revolutionary ideals. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm and all covers are firmly attached. There isvery little wear to the extremities apart from some slight rubbing to the boards andsome minor damage to one of the corners on Vol II. Internallythe books are clean and brightapart from some mild spots in the text and some spotting to the front and rear few pages in both volumes. Overall these books are in very good condition..

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        Trattato Della Pittura Messo in Luce La Prima Volta con Annotazioni dal Cavaliere Giuseppe Tabroni

      1821 - Roma: Paolo Salviucci, 1821[1821]. 8vo, lii, 172 p., original printed wraps, signatures recently resewn with new paper spine. In custom clamshell box with printed labels. First printed edition of this work on painting, the manuscript edition of which was used as a guidebook by many Renaissance masters. Brunet, I, 1731: "Ce traité, qui retrace l'état de la peinture au commencement du XVe Siecle, a éte terminé en 1437. Wraps lightly stained, pages rough cut with tearing to outer margins of many pages though with text unaffected; a nice wide margin copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Trattato della pittura messo in luce la prima volta con annotazioni dal Cavaliere Giuseppe Tambroni

      Salviucci,, Roma, 1821 - Cm. 22, pp. lii, 171 (1). Solida ed elegante legatura di fine '800 in mezza pergamena con punte, dorso liscio con fregi e titoli in oro su tassello in marocchino rosso. Tagli colorati. Esemplare fresco ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Opera che, sebbene conosciuta dalla critica, rimase inedita per secoli e di cui il codice più antico risale al 1437. Cfr. Cicognara (1081): "Si reputa il più antico monumento scritto in italiano ch'abbia l'arte della pittura.". La presente è la non comune edizione originale a stampa. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trattato della Pittura. Messo in luce la prima volta con annotazioni dal Cavaliere Giuseppe Tambroni socio onorario dell'Accademia di S. Luca della I. R. delle Belle Arti di Vienna dell'Archeologica di Roma della R. di Scienze Lettere ed Arti di Parigi.

      co' torchj di Paolo Salviucci,, Roma, 1821 - In-8° (225x140mm), pp. LII, 172, legatura della seconda metà dell'800 in m. pelle marrone con titolo in oro, filetti e fregi in oro e in nero su dorso a nervetti decorati in oro. Qualche minimale alone e brunitura. Ottimo stato. Prima edizione, pubblicata a quasi 400 anni dalla sua stesura, di uno dei maggiori trattati di tecnica pittorica della letteratura italiana, con parole del Gamba "il più antico monumento scritto in italiano ch'abbia l'arte della Pittura, e forse dell'anno 1437". Il Cennini era un valente pittore e la sua opera (rimasta manoscritta per secoli prima che il Tambroni si accingesse a darla alla luce nella presente editio princeps) costituisce una fonte di fondamentale importanza sulle tecniche pittoriche praticate nella Toscana del Trecento. I testo della presente edizione è esemplato su un codice esistente nella Biblioteca Vaticana e scoperto da Angelo Mai (cod. Ottoboniano 2974). Gamba, 1081. Schlosser-Magnino, pp. 91-92. Brunet, I, 1731: "Ce traité, qui retrace l'état de la peinture au commencement du XVe Siecle, a éte terminé en 1437". Cicognara, 1081: "Si reputa il più antico monumento scritto in italiano ch'abbia l'arte della pittura.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Coltivazione Di Luigi Alamanni, Al Cristianissimo Re Francesco Primo : Publicata Da A. Buttura

      Parigi : Presso Lefevre 1821 - Physical desc. : 283, [1] p; 1 plate ; 10 cm. Other names: Buttura, A. (Antonio) , 1771-1832. Language: Italian. Series; Biblioteca Poetica Italiana scelta e pubblicata da A. Buttura, Tome XXII. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked, calf-backed boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 283 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage . Together with a Supplement to the Appendix of Captain Parry's Voyage . Together with the North Georgia Gazette and Winter Chronicle. Vol. I.; Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage . Vol. II; Appendix to Captain Parry's Journal of a Second Voyage. Vol. III; Journal of a Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage . Vol. IV.; And Narrative of a Voyage to Reach the North Pole. Vol. V.

      John Murray, London - 1821-1828, 1st Editions. () Very good. 4p.l.,xxix,[2],310,clxxix;4p.l.,xxx,[2],571;xxviii,186,[2],151;xxii,[2],229;3p.l.,clxxi-cccx[ie ccx],2p.l.,432,xii,132pp. Five volumes Quarto uniformly bound in full calf, marbled endpapers and edges with numerous plates and maps (part folding), illustrations in text, and tables (part folding). Volumes II-V, rebacked with new gilt spines and gilt lettered black and red morocco spine labels, with Volume I rebound to match the rest of the set. Occasional offsetting from plates. Odd bit of marginal staining and fraying to Vol. I. Else a clean, attractive set. AB 13145; 13142; 13144; 13146; and 12547. A complete set of Parry's voyages including three for the discovery of a North-west passage, the first which was one of the most successful arctic voyages of the 19th century and an attempt to reach the North Pole, along with the North Georgia Gazette and appendices, seven titles complete in five volumes. Very Scarce as a complete set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Capt. Parry's Discoveries in the Polar Regions, 1819-1820. Compiled and Drawn, from the Admiralty Records, by W. Lane, Hydrographer and Teacher of Navigation, Naval Academy, 79, Leadenhall Street, London.

      Printed for, and Published by, Robert Blachford & Co., Chart Sellers to the Admiralty and Honorable East India Company, Navigation Warehouse, 79, Leadenhall Street, [1821]., London, - Rare broadsheet deatiling one of the most important Arctic expeditions Engraved broadsheet, with two engraved maps, fine original hand-colour, paste-over to right hand portion of 'Plan of Lancaster Sound', letterpress text below. Rare broadsheet comprising letterpress title, two engraved maps, the North Pole map is entitled 'Map of the North Polar Regions', the second is titled 'Plan of Lancaster Sound, penetrated by Capt. Parry, in July 1819', the maps were edited from Admiralty Records by W. Lane, a teacher of navigation employed by Robert Blachford. The maps are set above an extensive panel of text of 'Interesting Particulars of the Voyage', recounting Parry's discoveries in the unsuccessful quest for a North-West Passage, ending with his landfall in the Orkneys on 28th October 1820. Although Parry failed to find the elusive North-West Passage, he did establish that a westward route existed through Lancaster Sound. He also began to map the numerous islands through which the North-West Passage would have to be navigated. Beyond this Parry demonstrated that, with sufficient provisions, a ship and crew could winter successfully above the Arctic Circle. The text itself gives some fascinating details of the voyage including: a bear being attracted to the ship by the smell of frying herring (the bear was subsequently shot); the numerous sightings of whales which was very good news for the whaling fleets, though perhaps not such good news for the whales; and the production of plays by the crew when they were trapped in the ice for ten long months. Although not recorded here, the crew also produced their own newspaper, the 'North Georgia Gazette and Winter Chronicle', where, "The Sportsman and the Essayist, the Philosopher and the Wit, the Poet and the Plain Matter-of-fact Man, will each find their respective places". Robert Blachford was a hydrographer and chartseller in the years 1804-1835. He started off in the business with his father-in-law John Hamilton Moore and soon branched out on his own. He published a number of charts during his career, but was never as successful as the likes of Heather, Norie and Imray. COPAC records only one other example of this map: that of the British Library. BLMC Maps 982.(37.)

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        Exposição analytica, e justificativa da conducta, e vida publica do Visconde do Rio Secco, desde o dia 25 de Novembro de 1807, em que Sua Magestade Fidelissima o incubio dos arranjamentos necessarios da sua retirada para o Rio de Janeiro, até o dia 15 de Setembro de 1821, em cujo anno dimittirá todos os lugares e empregos de responsabilidade de fazenda, com permissão de Sua Alteza Real o Principe Regente do Brazil, concedida por decreto de 27 de Agosto do present anno, publicada por elle mesmo.

      Rio de Janeiro, Na Imprensa Nacional, 1821. - Woodcut Portuguese-Brazilian royal arms on title-page. viii, 39, 4, 28, 9 pp., 1 folding table. 4°, contemporary marbled wrappers (slight fraying). Single small round wormhole in inner margin, occasionally touching a letter of text. Still, uncut, clean and fresh; in very good condition. ---- FIRST EDITION. Borba comments, "extremely interesting and important for the information [it] provide[s] about the Portuguese Court and public administration in Rio de Janeiro at that time, and ? very difficult to find." Although nominally a biography, the @Exposição includes much information not found elsewhere about the transfer of the Portuguese royal family to Brazil and contemporary political events.The Visconde do Rio Secco, a wealthy merchant born at Belém, near Lisbon, was a confidant of D. João and often provided financial assistance. Along with Admiral Manuel da Cunha Souto Maior, he was charged with organizing the royal family's move to Brazil in 1807, and once there, held several important positions in the royal household in Rio de Janeiro. He administered the Fazenda de Santa Cruz and served as Director of the Brazilian Bank. His eminent position led to some public opprobrium, which he attempted to counter in this pamphlet and in @Breve exposição do comportamento publico do Visconde do Rio Secco, Lisbon 1821. Innocêncio comments on the @Exposição: "Posto que esta memoria pareça dirigir-se especialmente a elucidar questões pessoaes do seu publicador, é todavia interessante pelas particularidades que encerra no tocante á transferencia da côrte de Portugal para o Brasil, e aos successos politicos do tempo; apresentando noticias curiosas e aproveitaveis, que n'outra parte se não encontrarão." Included with the main text (pp. 1-39) are 4 pages of notes, 28 pages of supporting documents, 9 pages of appendix and a single leaf entitled "Methodo pelo qual se ha de governar o fiel da caixa da emissão para o governo do troco das notas ao povo."After independence the Visconde became a Brazilian citizen and was named first Marquez de Jundiahy. He died in Rio de Janeiro in 1835.---- Valle Cabral 734. Almeida Camargo & Borba de Moraes, @Bibliografia da Impressão Régia do Rio de Janeiro I, no. 848. Innocêncio IV, 93: calling for 32 rather than 39 pp. in the main text. Cf. Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 739: listing the @Breve exposição and calling both works "very difficult to find." JCB @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 821/29. Rodrigues 2100: "muito rara." Indiana University, Lilly Library, @Brazil from Discovery to Independence (1972 exhibition catalogue) no. 94. Not in Bosch. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 81732399 (no location given in WorldCat; the JCB copy?); 457962854 (Bibliothèque Nationale de France); 41283000 (New York Public Library); 252811931 (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin-Preussischer Kulturbesitz). Porbase locates five copies, all in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre oder Die Entsagenden. Ein Roman. Erster Teil ( = all).

      Stuttgard(!) and Tübingen, Cotta 1821. - 8vo. (4) lvs., 550 pp. Contemporary boards (rubbed) with spine label. Goed. IV 3, 434; Kippenberg I 402; Hagen 425; Brieger 730; Borst 1359; Wilp./G. 2 121. First issue of the first version of Goethe's important novel.- Slightly browned throughout, in places brown-stains, otherwise clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Viaggio al Lago di Como [.]. Si aggiunge la descrizione di una gita da Milano a Cassano lungo il Naviglio, e da Cassano a Lecco lungo l'Adda; non che alcuni cenni intorno a Varese ed i suoi dintorni.

      presso Carl'Antonio Ostinelli,, Como, 1821 - In-8° piccolo (cm. 14,5), brossura muta ottocentesca con titolo ms. al dorso; pp. V, [1 b.], 3--340, [4] in barbe e 1 carta geografica ripiegata f.t. in fine. Prima edizione della famosa e rara guida del Bertolotti. Completa, attenta e minuziosa descrizione dei luoghi visitati (Erba, Como, Isola Comacina, Cadenabbia, Bellagio, Varenna, Menaggio, Colico, Forte di Fuentes, Cassano, Olginate, Varese, ecc.). Cfr. Hoepli 64 per l'edizione successiva (1824). Ottimo esemplare.

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      Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Lepard and Longman, Hurst, Rees, rme, and Brown, London, England 1821 - folio. 19th century half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, marbled endpapers, gilt tooling, four raised bands on spine, top edges. irregularly paginated. 4 Volumes. First edition. DNB XII: 57-9. Called his "chief work" by the DNB, Lodge commenced work on the first volume in 1814 and completed the project in 1834. Lodge (1756-1839) was a historical scholar and became expert in heraldry. Preface, appendix to preface, table of contents, list of galleries from which portraits were obtained, list of subscribers (all at the beginning of Volume I). Appendix to preface with testimonials from Sir Walter Scott and Joseph Harding. Each portrait is accompanied by a biographical and historical account. A total of 240 portraits. Rubbed and scuffed at edges. Prevous owners' bookplates on front pastedowns. Some foxing in text and on plates, but not noticeable on the portraits themselves. 19th century half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, marbled endpapers, gilt tooling, four raised bands on spine, top edges [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Petit Paroissien dédié au Roi contenant l'Office du matin et celui du soir, à l'Usage de Paris et de Rome, orné de Belles Figures. [Paroissien Royal ]

      Saintin 1821 - 1 vol. in-12 reliure de l'époque plein maroquin rouge à grain long, dos lisse orné en long, triple filet d'encadrement orné sur plats, filet sur coupes, chasses ornées, toutes tranches dorées, "Mlle Dessene" poussé au plat sup.Chez Saintin, Libraire de La Cour pour les Livres de Piété, Paris, 1812 (sic) [circa 1821], 3 pl. hors texte, 481 pp. Rare exemplaire (aucun exemplaire trouvé au CCFR, ou sur OCLC) de ce joli paroissien en plein maroquin d'époque, dédié au Roi (rel. lég. frottée, coins frottés, ff. de texte lég. roussis, pl. fraîches). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. A New Edition in Four Volumes. To Which is Prefixed Some Account of his Life and Writings. Volume IV [ONLY]

      London: Printed for Richardson & Co..... 1821. Later edition. Volume IV ONLY. Later 19th Century half leather and cloth. Original spine laid down with some loss at the extremities, a good copy. Clement C. Moore&#39;s copy with his ownership Signature on the title page. Presumably we needn&#39;t tell you that Moore wrote A Visit from St. Nicolas, (better known as Twas the Night Before Christmas). .

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      London, England: Pickering Press, 1821. later leather, title gilt-stamped on spine, four raised bands on spine, all edges gilt, fore-edge painted. Miniature Books. miniature book (8.4 x 5.0 cm). later leather, title gilt-stamped on spine, four raised bands on spine, all edges gilt, fore-edge painted. (viii), 155+(1) pages. Text in Latin. Spielmann 93. This copy later leather bound by "Nutt - Cambridge." Further research revealed that "Nutt - Cambridge" was William Henry Nutt who operated a bindery in Cambridge from the mid-1850s until 1864, which was later operated by the Stoakleys. See The British Bookmaker V:52 (October 1891), 81. In testimony regarding a disputed election to the House of Commons in 1857, Nutt is identified as William Henry Nutt, a bookbinder of Green Street and residing on Brunswick Street in Cambridge. (Reports of the Committees, Vol. 5, 140). Nutt later moved to London, where a report of his bankruptcy describes him as a "leather dresser and seller" (London Gazette, December 23, 1864, and Edinburgh Gazette, May 28, 1867). Inscribed on the front pastedown is the name of J. Climenson, who married Emily Jane Montagu, author of a number of works on the British female aristocracy, including Elizabeth Montagu: the Queen of the Blue Stockings, her Correspondence from 1720 to 1791, by her Great-great Niece (London, 1906). This volume with a beautiful fore-edge painting depicting a town what resembles Rome, Italy.

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        Ansicht des Johanes Schlößchen auf den Mönchsberg bey Salzburg.

      Wien, 1821.. Umrißradierung. ca. 17,5 x 26 cm. Im Passepartout.. N/W 778.24 (3.Ausgabe) - Aus: Viehbeck, Carl [Ludwig Friedrich]: Ansichten von Ob.Österreich, Salzburg und Tyrol.

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        Impressions of a Series of Animals, Birds, &c. Illustrative of British Field Sports: from a set of silver buttons, drawn by A. Cooper, Esq. R.A. and engraved by Mr. John Scott

      London: printed for J.H. Burn and R. and S. Prowett, 1821. 8vo. Contemporary russia by Lloyd tooled to a design by Thomas Gosden (with his initials &#39;T.G.&#39; incorporated into the powder flask tool on both covers), covers elaborately panelled in gilt and blind, with outer gilt border of double fillets and an arabesque roll, inner panel tooled in blind with a neo-classical palmate roll, the large elaborate central panel edged with a small Greek-key roll in blind and a single gilt fillet with a triangular area above and below elaborately tooled in blind, the central panel blocked in blind with sixteen circular panels of two different sizes, interspersed with scrolling, fruiting foliage in blind, the sixteen circular panels each tooled with single gilt vignette, most to a design which has an equivalent amongst the internal illustrations, the spine divided into five compartments with semi-raised bands, the second compartment black-stained and tooled in gilt, the others with gilt surround and gilt-tooled vignette of either a hawk or a stag, red endpapers Provenance: Hayne (early ink inscription on front free-endpaper); William Loring Andrews (1837-1920, armorial bookplate); David Wagstaff (leather book label) First edition of this extraordinary production, with plates printed from buttons: this copy from the collection of one of the founders of the Grolier Club and the author of one of the earliest works on Gosden, "English XIX Century Sportsman, Bibliophile and Binder of Angling Books" (New York, 1906). Schwerdt had two copies of this very rare work and described his morocco-bound copy, which is closest to the present example, as a large paper copy with "proof impressions on India paper." The British Library also has two copies, both of which are the same size as the present example. Both are bound in calf with tooling that appears to be identical to both the Schwerdt copy and the present work. One of the British Library copies (Davis 261) includes the ticket of the binder Lloyd. The presence of this ticket and the identical nature of the tooling seem to suggest that Lloyd, probably working to Thomas Gosden&#39;s design, was the binder of the present work. However, Gosden, who described himself as a "Bookbinder, Publisher, and Bookseller," was undoubtedly responsible, either as a binder or a designer, for some of the most characteristic and recognisable bindings of the period, and the present work is a prime example. According to Howard Nixon, Loring Andrews (an earlier owner of this work) "was doubtful whether Gosden was a binder himself, but Ellis Howe&#39;s researches make it clear that he was" ( Five Centuries of English Book Binding , p.198). This was supported by Ramsden&#39;s work. Schwerdt explains the genesis of the present work: "It appears that John Scott when spending an evening in the company of Thomas Gosden, noticed in &#39;Some Sporting Intelligence from St. Helena&#39; that Bonaparte was accustomed to wear a jacket possessing silver buttons, embellished with sporting designs, and addressing his companion [Scott] said, &#39;Gosden, if you will be at the expense of a set of silver buttons, I will engrave them and will stake ten times their value that they will beat the Emperor&#39;s buttons as perfect representations of the various animals of the chase.&#39; Scott&#39;s offer was accepted and an inspection of this charming little book shows how the artists made good his word" ( Hunting, Hawking, Shooting vol.I, p. 213). Gosden notes in the &#39;Advertisement&#39; of the present work that "To obtain impressions from an engraved button ... has never succeeded till the present moment, and here it has been admirably performed. The Animals, Birds, &c. were drawn on the surface of the Buttons by ... Cooper ... and the engraving, in the most masterly manner, by ... Scott, whose celebrity in this line of art is sufficiently well known. The accompanying notices attached to each subject, are extracted from Bewick and Daniel". Cf. British Library, online "Database of Bookbindings", shelfmarks &#39;c48g12&#39; and &#39;Davis261&#39;; W. Loring Andrews. An English XIX Century Sportsman, Bibliophile and Binder of Angling Books ; cf. Ellis Howe A List of London Bookbinders, 1648-1815 (1950) p.41; cf. H.M. Nixon Five Centuries of English Bookbinding 88; cf. C. Ramsden London Bookbinders p. 73; Schwerdt IV, p.40 (and see plate on facing page) and cf. I, p.213. (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches). 4pp. advertisements at end, 15 leaves printed recto only, each page with decorative border. Engraved additional title by Scott, 16 engravings (proofs) by Scott after Cooper, each on a circular disc of india paper mounted in position within a decorative wood-engraved surround (comprising 2 head-pieces [the first including the reversed initials &#39;T.G.&#39;], 2 tailpieces, 12 illustrations), the final leaf with a wood-engraved tailpiece.

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        L&#146;Italie, par Lady Morgan. Traduit de l&#146;anglais [par Mlle Sobry].

      A Paris, Chez Pierre Dufart, Libraire, 1821 - 4 vol. in-8° ; (3)-415 pp./(2)-416 pp./(2)-439 pp./(2)-503 pp., demi-maroquin à pt coins vert Empire, dos lisse richement orné, tranches mouchetées rouge, rel. de l&#146;époque, bel exemplaire. Quérard, La France Littéraire VI, p. 315. Pine-Coffin, 819 (pour l&#146;édition originale anglaise, Londres, Colburn, 1821). Édition originale de la traduction française. Provenance : ex-libris de la bibliothèque Giannalisa Feltrinelli. First french edition. Very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Months

      London - C and J Oliver 1821 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Monuments Anciens et Modernes de l'Hindoustan

      Didot, Paris 1821 - Contemporary French red calf-backed red paper boards, flat spines in six compartments divided by gilt roll tools, lettered in gilt in the second and fourth compartments A beautiful copy of the very rare large-paper first edition of Langles definitive work on India, profusely illustrated and including plates after Thomas Daniell. A contemporary review described this work as follows: "Doubtless it was a vast undertaking to give a complete description of the immense country of Hindostan; to trace its history; to set forth the religion and the manners of its inhabitants; to study and to design its antique monuments and its populous cities: such an undertaking required the united knowledge and talents of the geographer, the philologist, the historian, the philosopher, and the archaeologist. Several estimable artists have already made us acquainted with the picturesque views and the romantic sites of this interesting country, with the various and singular costumes of the Hindoos, and their prodigious monuments. Many learned Indianists have developed the mysteries, till then but imperfectly known, of the Brahmanic theology; and the most celebrated travellers, judicious antiquaries, and well-informed officers, have in almost every part extended their inquiries to the most minute details of topography. However, not one of them has been able to present us with a complete view of the country, whose several parts they have described. Far be it from us to refuse the well-deserved need of praise to the major part of these authors; but one man alone, a man of superior talent, placed in a situation which enabled him to take in with a single glance, to collate, compare, and digest into one body all the materials which had been furnished by so many and such able writers, has succeeded in forming them into one beautiful and symmetrical edifice. M. Langles is the person to whom we allude" (Port Folio, vol. XVI, July to December 1823, p. 252). Langles was the most noted Orientalist in France and served as the keeper of the Oriental manuscripts at the Royal Library. Published in 26 parts beginning in 1813, Brunet cites three issues: regular paper at 15fr per part, papier velin at 24fr per part and grande papier velin at 36fr per part. The illustrations notably include 24 plates after Thomas Daniell, as well as other views of ancient monuments after Forbes and others. The colour plates are largely after Indian miniatures in the Royal Library collection and are richly hand-coloured and heightened with gold. Brunet III, 819-820. (14 7/8 x 10 3/4 inches). Text: half-titles in each volume, folding table in vol. 1, 4pp errata and 2pp list of plates in rear of vol. 2. Atlas: engraved title with a large vignette after Henry Salt, 3 engraved maps hand-colored in outline, 143 engraved plates (12 hand-colored, and including 24 plates after Thomas Daniell). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Series of Views Illustrative of the Island of St Helena.

      Clay, Jennings, London 1821 - Published for the Propieter; by T. Clay, Ludgate Hill, Robt Jennings, Poultry & Ino Major, Skinner Street. Plain red buckram, 4to., with "St Helena" in gilt on the spine. An engraved title page, mounted, and eight uncoloured aquatint plates which have been mounted as well. Lacking the eight pages of text and the folding plate of St. Helena. The title page a bit soiled and some minor foxing. At the top of the title page there is an inscription in an old hand reading: "John Witherston Rickards_ left by his Aunt Rickards_ Augt 14th / 47" An uncoloured proof copy on India paper. Apparently only very few of these copies were printed at £1. 11s. 6d. No auction records in ABPC since 1975 for an uncoloured proof copy. Abbey travel 314. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      1821 - PARENT-DUCHATELET & L[ouis] MARTINET. RECHERCHES SUR L'INFLAMMATION DE L'ARACHNOIDE CEREBRALE ET SPINALE. OU HISTOIRE THEORIQUE ET PRATIQUE DE L'ARACHNITIS. Paris, Chez Crevot, 1821. First edition, first issue, see Heirs of Hippocrates 1458. xxxvii + [1] + 612 pp. 8vo., spine and boards missing, marbled endpapers. Appears to be a presentation copy inscribed by Martinet on the half title. Ex-library with no external markings, inkstamp to title page. With tables in the text. A few pages have tiny chips to corners, not affecting text. 140 case histories of inflammation of the arachnoid, the membrane enveloping the brain and spinal cord. As is. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Voyage en Arménie et en Perse, Fait dans les années 1805 et 1806, accompagné d&#146;une carte des pays compris entre Constantinople et Téhéran, dressée par M. le chef d&#146;escadron Lapie, suivi d'une notice sur le Ghilan et le Mazenderan, par M. le colonel Trezel ; et orné de planches lithographiées.

      A Paris, Chez Pélicier, Libraire et Neupveu, 1821 - In-8° ; (2)-XII-506 pp.-(1)-1 port. Front.-9 planches h.-t., demi-basane rouge, dos lisse joliment orné, filets or, palette or, titre or, couvertures muettes conservées, rel. postérieur, bel exemplaire. Salmaslian, 253. Schwab, 287. Édition originale. Manque la carte hors texte. Nonobstant ses missions diplomatiques et d&#146;importants voyages (il fut à l&#146;origine de la reprise des relations franco-persanes au début du XIXe siècle), l&#146;auteur, orientaliste de valeur fut professeur de turc, de persan, et directeur de l&#146;École des langues orientales. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. MAP MISSING. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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        L'OSSERVATORE FIORENTINO sugli edifizj della sua patria. Terza edizione. Eseguita sopra quella del 1797, riordinata e compiuta dall'autore, coll'aggiunta di varie annotazioni del professore Giuseppe Del Rosso R. consulente architetto, ascritto a più distinte società di scienze, e belle arti.

      Ricci,, Firenze, 1821 - 8 parti in 2 gr. vol. in-8 gr., pp. (4), 219; 219, (2); 217, (2); 239, (2); 219; 206; 204; 208, (4), bella leg. m. p. coeva, c. dec. ai piatti, fregi e tit. oro al d. Con una gr. tav. rip. (52X42) Aall' acquatinta (pianta e veduta di Firenze) e 16 tavv. (3 ripp.), Belliss. esempl. [357]

      [Bookseller: SCRIPTORIUM Studio Bibliografico]
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        L&#146;OSSERVATORE FIORENTINO SUGLI EDIFIZJ DELLA SUA PATRIA. Terza Edizione eseguita sopra quella del 1797, Riordinata e compiuta dell&#146;Autore, coll&#146;aggiunta di Varie Annotazioni del Professore Giuseppe del Rosso, Terza Edizione, Firenze, Presso Gaspero Ricci, 1821.

      - 8 voll in quattro. Buona ril. cartonata, dorso in cuoio, titolo e decorazioni in oro al dorso, tagli schizzati in blu, cm 23x14, Vol. I: Quartiere S. Giovanni, cc. 3 nn., pp 219, 1 c. nn. con l&#146;indice, pp 219, c. 1 nn. con l&#146;indice, all&#146;antiporta 1 grande incisione in rame con pianta di Firenze accompagnata da una ricca legenda e, nella parte inferiore, bella veduta della Città, 4 tavv. incise in rame f.t. di cui 1 ripiegate con pianta e sezione del Tempio degli Angeli del Brunelleschi; Vol. II: Quartiere S. Maria Novella, pp 217, cc. 1 nn. con l&#146;indice, pp 239, c. 1 nn. con l&#146;indice, 4 tavv incise in rame f.t. e 1 tabella; Vol. III: Quartiere S. Spirito, pp 204, pp 208, 4 tavv incise in rame f.t.; Vol. IV: Quartiere S. Croce, pp 219, pp 206, 4 tavv. incise in rame f.t. di 2 ripiegate. È incluso : Elogio del proposto Marco Lastri, 14 settembre 1812. Qualche contenuta traccia d&#146;uso ai dorsi, alcune pagine con diffuse bruniture, altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Cicognara 4213. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Belin-Leprieur, Paris 1821 - RO40235624: 676 pages pour le tome I, 893 pages pour le tome II et 952 pages pour le tome III. Texte en latin sur 2 colonnes. Auteurs, Titres et tomaisons dorés sur les dos. Bords des plats frottés. Tranches légèrement passées. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de garde et de titre. (Très rare) Editio Quarta. Quae Jus Pandectarum Confirmant, Explicant, Aut Abrogant Auctore Roberto-Josepho Pothier. In-Folio Relié. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beitrag zur Kenntnis des inneren Baues und der Entwicklungsgeschichte der Ascidien. Mit 2 Kupfertafeln.

      Bonn, A. Marcus, 1821. [Separata aus: Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, tom. 10.2]. - Ungebunden, in losen Lagen. Quart. S. [423]-436. Mit 2 kolorierten Tafeln, beide nach Zeichnungen Carus&#145; von W. Engels gestochen. - Erste Ausgabe. &#151; Nicht in Nissen. &#151; Schönes Exemplar. - 1001 g Sonderangebot: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf bietet AbeBooks-Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 35% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis: 650 EUR.

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      High Holborn, n. d. - 16mo. 2 pp. on double leaf. To Sabilla Novello, concerning two tickets for a concert. - Sabilla Novello (1821-1904), daughter of the musician and publisher Vincent Novello and sister of the singer Clara Novello, taught music and was also active as an illustrator and translator. - Insignificant traces of mounting in left margin.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      G and W B. Whittaker, 1821 - Greece; Turkey; Italy; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, [i], 304; viii, 277, [6] pages; Both half title pages are present, and a page of corrigenda for both vols faces the first page of text. Lacks the hand-colored frontispieces to both volumes, but the other hand-colored plates and a facsimile of a document are present in Vol. I. Broadsides mounted on both rear inside covers. Re: The Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society, which was founded in 1797 in Norwich, England. Likewise a small advertising broadside is mounted on both inside front covers, for Godwin's Bath Writing Paper Warehouse in England. All 4 broadsides have been pasted over with later but still old thin paper endpapers at front and rear, making them difficult to read. The front broadside in Vol. I has been uncovered to make it more legible. Both volumes are bound in period 1/2 brown leather w/ marbled boards, Ink ownership on ffeps. , hinges broken in Vol. I, and fr. Bd. Detached on Vol. II. Bindings worn, chipped & surfaces rubbed. Contents tight w/ some scattered soil and foxing Some underscoring and marginalia in Vol. I. Starting from Venice, Laurent visited Chios, Constantinople, Athens, the Peloponnese, and Corfu. The appendix consists of the Constitution of the Ionian Islands. This account includes descriptions of Corfu . Laid in is a book dealer's catalog description. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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