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        Catalogue de la Bibliothèque de M. Paris, Architecte et Dessinateur de la Chambre du Roi, Chevalier de son Ordre; Suivi de la description de son Cabinet

      Engraved frontis. port. & six folding engraved plates. 2 p.l., vii, [1], 40, 256 pp. 8vo, cont. red straight-grained morocco (upper cover with small ink-stain, some foxing), panelled in gilt, outer border elaborately gilt, flat spine gilt, a.e.g. Besançon: Librairie de Deis, 1821. The catalogue of the library and collection of antiquities of Pierre-Adrien Pâris; the best professional library of the early 18th century. He bequeathed it to the city of Besançon. It contained a number of the essential books on architecture, about 1500 manuscript architectural designs by Pâris, and paintings and drawings by Fragonard, Boucher, and Saint-Aubin.Pâris (1745-1819), was architect to Louis XVI, designer of the royal cabinet, and directed royal festivities at Versailles, Marly, and Trianon. The collection reflects his deep appreciation for the classical architecture of Greece and Rome, where he journeyed several times. During these trips, he sketched buildings and artifacts found at Pompeii, Herculaneum, Paestum and other sites, which, along with other drawings, compose the 1500 architectural designs described here. These experiences prepared him to serve as director of the Académie de France in Rome under Napoleon, where he was responsible for excavations at the Colosseum. The library has considerable sections on architecture, history, the arts of antiquity, etc.The first 40 pages provide a biographical sketch of Pâris. Pages 1-146 enumerate 777 lots of books. Pages 147-222 contain a description of his cabinet (509 lots). The book concludes with an index of authors and artists.The engravings depict bronzes, terra cotta sculptures, marble statues, and other unique items in the collection.Nice copy, apart from the foxing. From the library of Bernard H. Breslauer (his sale Christie's NY, 22-23 March 2005, lot 660).❧ N.B.G., Vol. 39, cols. 209-10.

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        A Visit to North America and the English settlements in Illinois, with a winter residence at Philadelphia; solely to ascertain the actual prospects of the emigrating agriculturist, mechanic, and commercial speculator.

      London Drury 1821 - First edition. 8vo., xii, 224pp., 3-line errata with "directions to binder" slip at end, lithograph frontispiece and 13 lithograph plates, scattered light foxing, contemporary polished calf gilt, a fine copy. Welby visited the English settlement in 1819, made a cursory examination, and failing to find 'all the comforts of home,' concluded that it was a failure. In spite of the hostile attitude of the writer, the book presents a valuable picture of western life and conditions and gives an idea of the difficulties which the promotors of the English settlement had to contend with. Sabin 102514; Buck 150; Howes W229. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Idle Man

      New York: Wiley & Halsted, 1821. First edition. 57, [1]; [3]-63, [1]; [3]-76; [3]-64; [5]-106; [3]-156 pp, lacking section titles. 8vo. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Rebacked, preserving original spine, heavy spotting and foxing. First edition. 57, [1]; [3]-63, [1]; [3]-76; [3]-64; [5]-106; [3]-156 pp, lacking section titles. 8vo. Francis Jeffrey's Copy. Inscribed on verso of front free endpaper to the editor of the Edinburgh Review: "For Fra[ncis] Jeffrey Esq. In a mark of respect from a friend of the Author. Boston, April 1823" First edition of Richard Henry Dana, Sr's, essay periodical, modeled in part on Irving's Sketchbook (which Dana references in his preface). Issued in 6 parts, and here bound-up in one volume, with the part titles removed. Dana contributed most of the content, including two short novellas and essays on various topics. William Cullent Bryant contributed poetry, his "Green River," "The West Wind," "The Burial Place" and others published here for the first time. BAL 4415-16, 4418-22 & 1588 (for Bryant)

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        Christkatholische Handpostille oder Unterrichts- und Erbauungsbuch, das ist: kurze Auslegung der sonn- und festtäglichen Episteln und Evangelien samt den daraus gezogenen Glaubens- und Sittenlehren.

      660 Seiten mit einem Titelbild, Farbentitel un vielen Holzschnitten. Gr.-8, gebundene Ausgabe, Original-Halb-Ledereinband mit goldenem Rückentitel und farbigem Buchschnitt mit Meß-Erklärung, Gebeten, einer Beschreibung von Jerusalem und Anhang von Alban Stolz, auf dem Vorsatz handschriftliche Widmung: "Zur/ Erinnerung an die Tage des Greules/ in Wörishofen/ von/ Sebastian Kneipp". Sebastian Anton Kneipp (* 17. Mai 1821 in Stephansried - + 17. Juni 1897 in Wörishofen) war ein bayerischer Priester und Hydrotherapeut. Er ist der Namensgeber der Kneipp-Medizin und der Wasserkur mit Wassertreten usw., die schon früher angewandt, aber durch ihn bekannt wurden.

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        The North Georgia Gazette

      London: John Murray, 1821. sep 22 2017. 4to. xii, 132 pp. b/w engraved headers. “Written by members of the Parry Expedition, 1819-20, at their winter quarters... Melville Island, circulated there in manuscript and published after the expedition's return to London. Each issue contains verses, letters to the editor, reports on social activities in the camp, humorous articles, etc.” - Arctic Bib. 12547. Inscribed by the author on half title, "William Petrie Crawfod Esq. with Capt. Parry's best regards." Sabine has also identified, in manuscript, the authors of five anonymous pieces. First edition. Very good condition, untrimmed. Rebound in full calf with spine label.

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        ISTORIA DELL'IMPERO DOPO MARCO LIBRI VIII

      NELLA STAMPERIA DE ROMANIS, 1821. ITALIANO 0,52 Dal greco all'italiano recati da Pietro Manzi, il quale dedica questo suo lavoro al conte Giulio Perticari, pagine con fioriture sparse, con bordi non rifilati e leggermente usurati, alcune bruniture ai testi, piccolo appunto con biro blu al margine di pag. 102, brossura editoriale morbida, rinforzata al retro, con titoli neri al piatto entro cornice lavorata, con usura ai bordi, piccoli aloni e due piccoli fori al piatto posteriore, dorso usurato, con strappi e mancanze USATO

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        Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre oder Die Entsagenden. Ein Roman.

      Stgt. und Tübingen, Cotta 1821 - Erster Theil (= alles Erschienene). 16 x 10,5 cm. 4 Bl., 550 S. Pp. d. Zt. mit Rsch., Rvergold. und Gelbschnitt. WG 129; MNE I, S. 238; Goedeke IV, 3, 434 f, III; Hagen 425; Kippenberg 402. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten Fassung. - Diese Erstausgabe ist die Einzige, die noch von Goethe selbst redigiert wurde und so ein Einheitliches Ganzes darstellt. Auch fehlen in den späteren Ausgaben die hier einleitenden Gedichte und die Widmung an Ottilie von Goethe. - Die 4 Vorblätter enthalten die Gedichte: "Die Wanderjahre sind nun angetreten", "Und so heb ich alte Schätze", "Wüsste kaum genau zu sagen", den Titel und die Widmung: "Ottilien von Goethe - Ehe wir nun weiter schreiten". - Leicht berieben, Rücken etwas abgesplittert. Exlibris. Dabei: (Pustkuchen, J.F.W.). Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Zweiter Theil. Quedlinburg und Lpz., Basse, 1821. 16 x 10,5 cm. 272 S. Mit Titelvignette. Pp. d. Zt. mit Rsch., Rvergold. und Gelbschnitt. WG 8; Goedeke IV, 3, 436, VI und X, 324, 163 f: "Die falschen Wanderjahre". - Erste Ausgabe. - Pustkuchen nahm aus dem Wilhelm Meister (vor dem Erscheinen von Goethes Wanderjahren) die Gestalt Wilhelms heraus und missbrauchte sie streitlustig gegen Goethe. - Leicht berieben, Rücken gering bestoßen. Etwas braunfleckig. Die zwei Bände uniform gebunden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Histoire Naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France. Contains: Diurnes 2 volumes, Crépusculaires 1 volume, Nocturnes 8 volumes in 9, Supplément 3 (of 4) volumes

      Paris, Crevot and Méquignon-Marvis 1821-1836 - 12 + 3 volumes, (VII, 1) 295 (1), 246 (1), 192 (1), 424, 554 (1), 300, 475 (2), 526 (2), 507 (3), 597 (1), 400, 626 (1), 384 (1), 720, 466 (1), 651 p. Uniformly bound in half Cloth, 8° (Lacks the second volume of the supplements. Some parts of the text blocks are browned, the edges of the bindings are slightly rubbed. Extensive work about butterflies and moths started by Jean-Baptiste Godart, 1775-1825 and finished by Philogène-Auguste-Joseph Duponchel, 1774-1846. Illustrated with 534 plates which are all - except one- finely coloured.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letter signed ("JWVGoethe").

      Weimar, 19. IV. 1821. - 4to. 2 pages. Apparently to an auctioneer, giving purchase orders for a forthcoming auction of engravings: "Ew. Wohlgeb. erhalten abermals einige Aufträge für die nächste Kupferstich-Auction, um deren gefällige Besorgung ich bitte. Das erste Verzeichniß mit dem Buchstaben A. enthält Stiche, welche sehr gern zu besitzen wünschte, wenn der Preis, in Verhältniß zu der Güte und Erhaltung des Abdrucks, nur einigermaßen billig ist. Mit denen unter dem Buchstaben B. verzeichneten hat es weniger zu bedeuten, doch kann den beygeschriebenen Preisen allenfalls noch ein Kleines zugelegt werden [.]". - Somewhat spotty; some edge flaws.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Gedenkurkunde zum Österreichischen Sängerfest 1880 - Dank an den Chormeister. Gedenkurkunde, dat. 25. April 1880. An einen nicht genannten Chormeister [Franz Mair vom Wiener Schubertbund]. "Verehrter Herr Chormeister! Dreitausend Männer danken Ihnen durch uns. Wie danken Ihnen für all? die Müh? und Sorgfalt.." Signiert vom "Fünfer-Comité der Gesangvereine Wiens und Umgebung".

      2 S. Pergamenturkunde in Zierschrift, Überschrift und Initiale goldfarben gehöht, 28,4 x 38,1 cm, in originaler weinroter Samtmappe mit Zierprägung (Buchbinder: A. Binder, Wien). Rücken eingerissen, Mappe bestoßen und beschabt, staubig. Franz Mair (1821-1893) war Komponist und Gründer sowie Chormeister des Wiener Schubertbundes. Von 1867 bis 1874 sowie von 1879 bis 1890 war er Bundeschormeister des N.Ö. Sängerbundes. - Das Österreichische Sängerfest vom April 1880 endete in einem feierlichen Festzug sowie einer Kaiserhuldigung in der Wiener Hofburg. Die Neue Freie Presse beschreibt den in der Urkunde erwähnten Moment des kaiserlichen Dankes an den Dirigenten wie folgt: "Nachdem die Sänger entsprechend postiert worden waren, begab sich Chormeister Franz Mair an das Dirigentenpult, welches in der Mitte eines von den Sängern gebildeten großen Kreises gegenüber dem Franzens-Monument errichtet war, und nun wurde von sämtlichen 2800 Sängern die Festhymne Sängergruß, deren Text Ferdinand von Saar gedichtet hatte, abgesungen. [...] Die Sänger, welche entblößten Hauptes ihre Ovation gebracht hatten, setzten auf besonderen Wunsch des Kaisers mit Rücksicht auf die glühenden Sonnenstrahlen ihre Hüte wieder auf. Auf eine Einladung des Kaisers begab sich das Festcomite in die kaiserlichen Appartements, und der Kaiser wiederholte demselben noch einmal seinen Dank für die gelungene Production. Der Monarch sagte zum Chormeister Mair: Ich bin angenehm überrascht, daß eine so präcise Aufführung bei einer so imposanten Sängerzahl möglich war." (NFP 26. 4. 1880, S. 3). Lit.: ÖBL 5 (1972) ÖML S. 1343.

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        Tactique de la cavalerie suivie d'élémens de manoeuvres pour un régiment de cavalerie

      Paris, Levrault, 1821. In-8, demi veau blond, dos lisse orné. 2 ff.n.ch.- 319 pp. et 27 planches repliées. Rares rousseurs éparses sur le texte, sinon bel exemplaire. Edition originale de la traduction française par Max J. de Schauenburg, basée sur la deuxième édition allemande augmentée et revue, incluant 4 planches supplémentaires dessinées par Schauenburg. La première édition allemande parut en 1819.

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        Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre oder Die Entsagenden. Ein Roman.

      Stgt. und Tübingen, Cotta, 1821. Erster Theil (= alles Erschienene). 16 x 10,5 cm. 4 Bl., 550 S. Pp. d. Zt. mit Rsch., Rvergold. und Gelbschnitt. WG 129; MNE I, S. 238; Goedeke IV, 3, 434 f, III; Hagen 425; Kippenberg 402. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten Fassung. - Diese Erstausgabe ist die Einzige, die noch von Goethe selbst redigiert wurde und so ein Einheitliches Ganzes darstellt. Auch fehlen in den späteren Ausgaben die hier einleitenden Gedichte und die Widmung an Ottilie von Goethe. - Die 4 Vorblätter enthalten die Gedichte: \"Die Wanderjahre sind nun angetreten\", \"Und so heb ich alte Schätze\", \"Wüsste kaum genau zu sagen\", den Titel und die Widmung: \"Ottilien von Goethe - Ehe wir nun weiter schreiten\". - Leicht berieben, Rücken etwas abgesplittert. Exlibris. Dabei: (Pustkuchen, J.F.W.). Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre. Zweiter Theil. Quedlinburg und Lpz., Basse, 1821. 16 x 10,5 cm. 272 S. Mit Titelvignette. Pp. d. Zt. mit Rsch., Rvergold. und Gelbschnitt. WG 8; Goedeke IV, 3, 436, VI und X, 324, 163 f: \"Die falschen Wanderjahre\". - Erste Ausgabe. - Pustkuchen nahm aus dem Wilhelm Meister (vor dem Erscheinen von Goethes Wanderjahren) die Gestalt Wilhelms heraus und missbrauchte sie streitlustig gegen Goethe. - Leicht berieben, Rücken gering bestoßen. Etwas braunfleckig. Die zwei Bände uniform gebunden. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Literatur

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        Enumeratio plantarum horti regii botanici Beroliensis altera. (2 Bände, komplett!)

      Berlin: Georg Reimer, 1821 - VIII, 458, IV, 478 S. Seltenes Exemplar der Erstausgabe 1821/22 in altersgemäß GUTEM Zustand. 2 Bände, komplett. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Stempel und Signatur. Marmorierte Pappbände des 19. Jh., berieben und bestoßen. Buchrücken lädiert. Bindungen fest. Vorderschnitt von Bd. 1 minimal tintenfleckig. Seiten gebräunt. Text sauber. Sprache: Latein. -- Rare first edition from 1821/22 in GOOD condition. 2 volumes. Marbled 19th century book covers, rubbed and bumped. Spines slightly damaged. Bindings tight. Book edge of vol. 1 slightly stained. Pages browned. Text clean. atx mbx Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1030 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hemliga handlingar, hörande till Sveriges historia efter konung Gustaf III:s anträde till regeringen. (1)-3.

      - Stockholm, Ecksteinska tryckeriet, 1821-25. 8:o. (8),+ 270; (3),+ (blank),+ 280; (2),+ XXII,+ (7),+ (blank),+ 360 s. Genomgående lagerfläckig. Samtida hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar, blåa stänksnitt. Tre volymer. L. F. Rääfs exlibris. Setterwall 3334. Ovanlig och, enligt Bring, viktig urkundspublikation. Behandlar revolutionen 1772, finska kriget 1788-90, Anjalaförbundet samt riksdagen 1789. Andra delen innehåller även Gustav III:s dagbok från riksdagen i Gävle 1792 m.m. Tredje delen med separat extratitel: ?Handlingar till historien om revolutionen i Sverige 1772 .?.

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        Journal of a Tour into the Interior of Missouri and Arkansaw From Potosi, or Mine & Burton, in Missouri Territory, in a South West Direction, toward the Rocky Mountains; Performed in the Years 1818 and 1819.

      London: Sir Richard Phillips and Co. 1821 - First edition. Recent half leather binding, with marbled boards. gilt titles to spine. Large folding map as frontis. The book ends with ‘Transallegania, or the Groans of Missouri. A Poem’ In 1822 he was appointed Indian agent to the tribes of the Lake Superior region. He married a woman of Chippewa descent, and her tribe was the subject of his studies for many years. From 1836-1841 he was superintendent of Indian affairs for Michigan, and supervised the treaty of 1836 by which the Chippewa ceded much of northern Michigan to the United States. In 1832 Schoolcraft discovered the source of the Mississippi, Lake Itasca. His "The Myth of Hiawatha" (1839) was the source for Longfellow's iconic poem 102pp - HOWES S185. SABIN 77854 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bonifacio Strait.

      Londra 1821 - Incisione in rame di mm 485x635, tratta dall'opera "The Hydography of Sicily and Malta". Bell'esemplare montato su tela. cartografia.

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        Gedenkurkunde zum Österreichischen Sängerfest 1880 - Dank an den Chormeister. Gedenkurkunde, dat. 25. April 1880. An einen nicht genannten Chormeister [Franz Mair vom Wiener Schubertbund]. "Verehrter Herr Chormeister! Dreitausend Männer danken Ihnen durch uns. Wie danken Ihnen für all? die Müh? und Sorgfalt." Signiert vom "Fünfer-Comité der Gesangvereine Wiens und Umgebung".

      - Franz Mair (1821-1893) war Komponist und Gründer sowie Chormeister des Wiener Schubertbundes. Von 1867 bis 1874 sowie von 1879 bis 1890 war er Bundeschormeister des N.Ö. Sängerbundes. - Das Österreichische Sängerfest vom April 1880 endete in einem feierlichen Festzug sowie einer Kaiserhuldigung in der Wiener Hofburg. Die Neue Freie Presse beschreibt den in der Urkunde erwähnten Moment des kaiserlichen Dankes an den Dirigenten wie folgt: "Nachdem die Sänger entsprechend postiert worden waren, begab sich Chormeister Franz Mair an das Dirigentenpult, welches in der Mitte eines von den Sängern gebildeten großen Kreises gegenüber dem Franzens-Monument errichtet war, und nun wurde von sämtlichen 2800 Sängern die Festhymne `Sängergruß`, deren Text Ferdinand von Saar gedichtet hatte, abgesungen. [.] Die Sänger, welche entblößten Hauptes ihre Ovation gebracht hatten, setzten auf besonderen Wunsch des Kaisers mit Rücksicht auf die glühenden Sonnenstrahlen ihre Hüte wieder auf. Auf eine Einladung des Kaisers begab sich das Festcomite in die kaiserlichen Appartements, und der Kaiser wiederholte demselben noch einmal seinen Dank für die gelungene Production. Der Monarch sagte zum Chormeister Mair: `Ich bin angenehm überrascht, daß eine so präcise Aufführung bei einer so imposanten Sängerzahl möglich war`." (NFP 26. 4. 1880, S. 3). Lit.: ÖBL 5 (1972); ÖML S. 1343. 2 S. Pergamenturkunde in Zierschrift, Überschrift und Initiale goldfarben gehöht, 28,4 x 38,1 cm, in originaler weinroter Samtmappe mit Zierprägung (Buchbinder: A. Binder, Wien). Rücken eingerissen, Mappe bestoßen und beschabt, staubig.

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        Porcus troianus o sia la porchetta. Cicalata ne le nozze di messer Carlo Ridolfi veronese con madonna Rosa Spina riminese

      Bologna: Nobili, 1821 8vo (209x144 mm); contemporary wrappers (small losses to the spine); (2), XVI, 134, (2 blank) pp. A nice copy. Uncut.SECOND AUGMENTED EDITION. Before the title-page is a Notice (not described in ICCU) which mentions the first edition printed in Rimini in 1813. The name of the author is given only under the form of an anagram, Giri di Luna, in the dedication at p. III.This work by the canon from Savignano Luigi Nardi, though written as a "cicalata" (entertaining ludic poem) for the marriage of Carlo Ridolfi from Verona to Madonna Rosa Spina from Rimini, represents a real treatise on the history and art of making the porchetta (roast pork). According to Nardi, the only true porchetta is that traditionally made in Romagna, the author's region, which has nothing to do with that produced in Naples or Bologna. Nardi then refers that in the ancient Rome cuisine with "porcus troianus" was meant a pork stuffed with various meats, which once on the table was opened, often in a spectacular way, to release the precious content, as in the famous Homeric episode of the Trojan horse (cf. L. Bartolotti, La porchetta, sapori di storia e di tradizione, in: "Porcus troianus: la storia della porchetta in un trattato dell'Ottocento", facsimile reprint of the present edition, Rimini, 2006).Catalogo unico, IT\ICCU\SBLE\006492; B.I.N.G., 1338; Westbury, p. 158.

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        Plane der Schlachten und Treffen, welche von der preussischen Armee in den Feldzügen der Jahre 1813, 14 und 15 geliefert worden. 1.-4. Heft (in einem Band)

      Berlin 1821-1825. Erstes - Viertes Heft in einem Buch. Späteres (schlichtes aber hochwertiges) Bibl.-HalbLn, viii, 110 100 111 149 Seiten + 8 Stellungskarten. Einband gut, Papier gewellt, teils etwas braunfleckig, zum Teil Eintragungen mit Blei, ansonsten gutes Exemplar.

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        Du Système industriel.

      A Paris, chez Antoine-Augustin Renouard 1821 - in-8, [4]-XX-311 pp., broché, couv. d'attente de papier violine moucheté. La structure des écrits de Saint-Simon a toujours été complexe ; et ce volume du Système industriel n'échappe pas à la règle. Il s'agit de la première édition sous forme de livre, donnée collectivement à 12 pièces et pamphlets, qui avaient fait l'objet d'impressions séparées après le procès de l'auteur, entre juin 1820 et janvier 1821. Cet ouvrage forme à son tour la première partie seulement d'un ensemble, car elle fut complétée l'année suivante, en 1822, par un second volume in-8 de 220 pp., reprenant le contenu de 7 brochures également publiées séparément, mais d'une diffusion extrêmement confidentielle. Moins connue que son Catéchisme, où se lit la doctrine saint-simonienne dans son état de (presque-) achèvement, l'?uvre marque un moment important dans la pensée du maître : la partie intitulée "Considérations sur les mesures à prendre pour terminer la Révolution" articule puissamment question politique (celle qui se posa aux révolutionnaires dès la Constituante, et devait hâter tout le XIXe siècle : comment "terminer" la Révolution ?), question économique et question sociale, ces dernières encore dans les limbes des penseurs, mais que l'esprit visionnaire de l'auteur anticipait comme les grands enjeux du nouveau siècle. Ex-dono manuscrit de l'auteur à Monsieur Jobez. Fournel, pp. 26-27. Gerits, Additions to Jean Walch, 382. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SCRIPTORES LATINI PRINCIPES.

      Paris. Lefevre Bibliopolam 1821-1825 - 45 volumes bound in 41, complete. Duodecimo 4 1/2 x 3 inches. Handsomely leather bound in full light calf with marbled endpapers and gilt edges. Occasional minor rubbing. Consisting of Ciceronis in 18 volumes- Ovidii in 5 volumes- Tacitus in 5 volumes- Plinius in 2 volumes- Terentius in 2 volumes- Virgilius in 2 volumes bound in one- Juvenal and Phaedri 2 volumes bound in one volume- Gallus and Catullus 2 volumes bound in one volume- Pharsalia 2 volumes bound in one volume- Lucretius one volume- Florus one volume- Sallustius one volume- Cornelius Nepos one volume and Horatius one volume. Occasional spotting but a lovely set of the Latin classics edited by a great French scholar. Text in Latin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Gallery Of Nature and Art: Or a Tour Through Creation and Science. of the Most Surprising Volcanoes, Caverns, Cataracts, Whirlpools, Waterfalls, Earthquakes and Other Wonderful and Stupendous Phenomenon of Nature. 6 Vols

      Rose, London 1821 - 6 Vols. 94 engraved plates (of 100). Full contemporary straight grained morocco binding with heavy gilt. Will require additional postage. A good handsome set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De la colonie de Frederiks-Oord... With 2 lithographic plates

      Johannes VAN DEN BOSCH, Count; Karel Lodewijk VAN KEVERBERG VAN KESSEL (Charles-Louis-Guillaume-Joseph KEVERBERG DE KESSEL, Baron de): De la colonie de Frederiks-Oord et des moyens de subvenir aux besoins de l'indigence par les défrichement des terres vagues et incultes. [From the colony of Frederiks-Oord and the means of providing maintencance of the poor by the reclamation of fallow and uncultivated land]. With 2 lithographic plates. Gand [Gent]: J.-N. Houdin 1821. In-8°. Pages [I-V], VI-IXXII (i.e. LXXII)], [2 (capiton leaf)], [1], 2-110, [2 (errata leaf); 2 lithographic plates. Contemporary thread stiched brochure with dark brown cover paper. First and only contemporary description of the Netherland's oldest colony of benevolence, enriched by two lithographic plates, the one showing a ground plot and view of a colonist's house, the other a panorama of the main street of this facility. Preceded 1st edition of this important work was published in a French version written by Dutch government administrator and social reformer Karel Lodewijk Keverberg Van Kessel and is based on the original Dutch manuscript of the projects main political architect, Johannes Van den Bosch (1780-1844), a high ranking military officer and later Governor of the Dutch East Indies. Keverberg also added a lengthy preface and notes to Bosch's manuscript. Founded in 1818, Frederiksoord, near Zwolle in the Drenthe province, was a prototype free to enter and to leave agricultural colony projected for 1500 settlers and their families, the first of 3 such free (of totally 7) „Koloniën van Weldadigheid" (the others were Wilhelminaoord and Willemsoord) founded and funded by »The Society of Benevolence«, a trust of enlightened nobles, high officials and businessmen with philantrophic, macroeconomic impetus, patronised by Prince William Frederick (who also gave Frederiksoord it's name). The expressed goal of the colonies was to provide impoverished people (of which many had drifted into unemployment, poverty, neglect and subsequently also crime during and after the Napoleonic Wars) with employment and education, therefore offering tools for maintenance as well as for social and economic reintegration. Evaluations on the founder's intentions nowadays differ. Whereas some praise them as the creators of one of the most remarkable social experiments, based on 19th century Utopian thinking on the social order, others stress that they basically wanted to clean land for future profits on a large scale, by the means of exploiting labour and accompanied by social segregation, humiliating surveillance as well as correction and punishment. According to a contemporary articel in the Brockhaus encyclopedia the settlers had to be disciplined, clean and thrifty, otherwise their salaries and even natural produce was retained. „Still, being a Lowlands pauper just after the Napoleonic wars can't have been much of a picnic. Federiksoord was, to be fair, less punitive than the younger colonies at Veenhuizen where inmates were walled in to prevent escape but, looking at the dreary wastelands of Drenthe stretching out in every direction, it is hard to imagine where to escape to other than the bottle. Van den Bosch's record in introducing forced agriculture to the Dutch East Indies has won him few accolades from post-colonial historians but there is no doubt that his intentions here, while hardly charitable, do share some attributes of social reform with contemporaries like Robert Owen." (Cites with many thanks to Richard Neylon, ILAB). In Frederiksoord the »Society of Benevolence« today still has its offices. Furthermore, there is a guesthouse, a school of horticulture, and restaurated colony's cottages, in which the early colonists lived. The „Koloniën van Weldadigheid" are properties intended to consider for nomination for UNESCO World Heritage List. Although well available in institutional holdings this book is particularly hard to find. Cover strongly worn, edges and corners bumped, spine missing in bigger parts. Title page with four tenderly crossed letters, otherwise inside clean and with no stains. Brockhaus Conversations-Lexicon in 2 Bänden, vol. 1.2 (1828), p. 373; Biographisch woordenboek der Nederlanden, vol. 10 (1861) cit. WBIS/BAB 1.0370.006; Biographie nationale, ed. by the Belgian Royal Academie of Science, Literature and Arts, vol. 10 (1888-89) cit. cit. WBIS/BAB 1.0370.009.

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        Journal of a Tour into the Interior of Missouri and Arkansaw From Potosi, or Mine & Burton, in Missouri Territory, in a South West Direction, toward the Rocky Mountains; Performed in the Years 1818 and 1819.

      First edition. Recent half leather binding, with marbled boards. gilt titles to spine. Large folding map as frontis. The book ends with 'Transallegania, or the Groans of Missouri. A Poem'In 1822 he was appointed Indian agent to the tribes of the Lake Superior region. He married a woman of Chippewa descent, and her tribe was the subject of his studies for many years. From 1836-1841 he was superintendent of Indian affairs for Michigan, and supervised the treaty of 1836 by which the Chippewa ceded much of northern Michigan to the United States. In 1832 Schoolcraft discovered the source of the Mississippi, Lake Itasca. His "The Myth of Hiawatha" (1839) was the source for Longfellow's iconic poem

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        Wood engraving of a stormy night with a blasted tree (left) and a crescent moon (right), the sixth in his famous series of Virgil designs first published in Robert John Thornton, The Pastorals of Virgil (1821). This impression printed no earlier than fall 1825 after John Linnell acquired the wood blocks. Single print on thin India paper, mounted, matted, and framed.

      London: 1821 (i.e. c. 1830s or later?). Single print on thin India paper, mounted and framed. Blake created 17 woodcuts for this volume (as well as 10 other plates, of which he engraved six) which were not well received; nor were they well treated by the publisher who cut down the blocks and printed them poorly. Only a few proofs before they were trimmed are now extant. These blocks have remained amongst the most influential woodcuts in the history of British art and their influence can be seen from Calvert and Palmer all the way up to the present day. The blocks were saved by Linnell and were printed not long after Blake's death as separate impressions (perhaps by Calvert), and again in 1977 as a set by Iain Bain. Any impressions are now very hard to find. Most Linnell impressions are darkly printed; some are over inked. This a good one.For a fuller discussion, see Essick's masterly monograph A Troubled Paradise... (San Francisco: John Windle, 1999). Bentley, Blake Books, 504. Bindman 602-18. Easson and Essick I, X. "They are visions of little dells and nooks and corners of paradise, models of the exquisitest pitch of intense poetry... such a mystic and dreamy glimmer as penetrates the inmost soul" Samuel Palmer.

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        Precaution : A Novel

      London: Henry Colburn and Co. Public Library, Conduit Street, Hanover Square, 1821. First Printing of the author's rare first novel (very rare, as here, in the British edition), complete in three volumes. 12mo: [2],307,[1]; [2],301,[1]; [2],315,[1]pp, vol. III, pp. 139 and 272 misnumbered 189 and 172). Contemporary half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, spines decorated in blind with gilt bands and lettering, blue marbled end papers, bookbinder's ticket on front paste down of vol. I (Hays, Book-Binder, 7. Richmond-street, Derry). An excellent set, with tight bindings (barely scuffed) and generally clean, bright pages. BAL 3825 (oddly, making only passing reference to this edition, although the Standard Novels edition [London, 1839] is given an entry of its own [BAL 3889]). Spiller & Blackburn, p. 18-19. ¶ Revision of first New York edition, "made apparently by the proof-reader and not by the author." (Spiller & Blackburn) Cooper wrote Precaution on a dare. Warren Walker (James Fenimore Cooper: An Introduction and Interpretation) records it this way: "In the customary practice of the day he was reading aloud to his wife one evening from a current English novel, but found the story dull. Throwing it aside, he declared, 'I could write a better book than that myself.'" To make good his boast, Cooper wrote Precaution, in imitation of contemporary English domestic novels, such as those of Jane Austen and Amelia Opie. In fact, when the novel appeared anonymously in New York (and later, London), it was credited to an English woman. The publisher, A. T. Goodrich, later surprised the public when it revealed that Precaution was authored by a gentleman from New York. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine.

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        Journal of a residence in the Burmhan empire, and more particularly at the court of Amarapoorah

      London John Warren 1821 - First edition, 8vo, viii, 431pp., hand-coloured folding frontispiece, 4 hand-coloured plates, uncut, modern half calf gilt, a fine copy. Cox was an officer in the army who was sent to Rangoon following a request from the Governor General to the East India Company in 1796. The British wanted to close all ports to French vessels. Abbey Travel402; Cordier IndoSinica 447-449. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Formulaire pour la préparation et l'emploi de plusiweurs nouveaux médicamens, tels que la noix vomique, la miorphine, l'acide Preussique, la strychine, la vératbine, les asalcalis des quinquinas, etc.

      A Paris, Chez Méquignon-Marvis Libraire, 1821, kl.8, VII, (1), 84 pp., Halbledereinband d.Zt. feines Exemplar. Rare First Edition!Francois Magendie (1783-1855) "was the pioneer of experimental physiology in France. His Formulaire introduced into medical practice several of the newly discovered alkaloids, notably morphine, veratrine, brucine, piperine, emetine, as well as quinine and strychnine. " G&M"Although Magendie was interested primarily in experimental physiology, he did not neglect medical practice. For many years he suffered from not being on a hospital staff, which would have facilitated the clinical study of new medicines. In 1818, following a competitive examination, he was named to the Bureau Central des Hôpitaux Parisiens but until 1826 he had no official hospital assignment and had to rely on the understanding of his friend Henri Husson in order to observe treatments and to give a clinical course at the Hôtel-Dieu. In 1819 he was requested to give a course at the Athénée Royal. In 1821 he published the first edition of his Formulaire pour la préparation et l'emploi de plusieurs nouveaux médicaments, a therapeutical manual much used by physicians. Magendie introduced into medical practice a series of recently discovered alkaloids strychnie, morphine, brucine, codeine, quinine, and veratrine. He also generalized the therapeutic use of iodine and bromine salts. Contrary to the dominant opinion among the older physicians, Magendie favored the use of chemical substances over that of natural drugs and, in addition, had great confidence in pharmacological experiments on animals. He did not hesitate to test on himself all the substances that were shown to be harmless in the animal experiments." M.D. Grmek, Complete Dictionary of Scientific BiographyGarrison & Morton Onl. No. 1846

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        A Selection of Welsh Melodies, with Symphonies and Accompaniments

      J Power, 34, Strand, London. - VG+, 1st ed, 1 pl, 2nd number. In modern quarter green cloth with blue marbled boards, printed label to spine. Internally, new endpapers, advert, engraved title page with vignette, [5], 64 pp, 1 pl (eng tp vig dated 1821) music scores with words and some historical notes. Uncommon. (Libri Walliae 3850 for earlier). Parry was a keen collector and arranger of Welsh melodies. He composed six collections of Welsh airs (1804¿48) and numerous songs, ballads, and catches, published separately and in contemporary anthologies, as well as pieces for harp, piano, flageolet, flute, and violin. See ODNB. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoires de la Societe de Physique et D'Histoire Naturelle de Geneve, Volume 1, Part 1

      Geneva, 1821. Hardcover. Fair. Illustrated with engravings. Ex-library copy with only a single rubber stamp. Lacking covers. Most spine leather is missing. Scarce first volume.Your purchase benefits literacy and summer reading programs in Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. We ship every business day. All books ship in cardboard bookfolds with delivery confirmation.

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        Travels of Cosmo the Third, grand duke of Tuscany, through England, during the reign of King Charles the second (1669) .

      London J. Mawman 1821 - First edition. 4to., [iv], 506, [iv]pp., 2 pages ads at end, engraved portrait, 39 aquatint plates including folding panorama of London, uncut in original blue boards, paper spine, printed label, neat reapirs to spine, edges worn, a fine clean copy. The account of the English portion of the grand tour made by Cosimo di Medici accompanied by the philosopher Magalotti. The fine aquatints include views of country houses such as Althorpe and Wilton, and town views including Dorchester, Salisbury, Cambridge, Oxford, Chelmsford, Epping, Brentford, Egham, Basingstoke, etc. The fine panorama of London is approximately 86 x 23 cm., and shows London from the south bank of the Thames, centred just a little east of Westminster Abbey. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        George IV Document

      1821 - George IV Document On the Same Day of His Coronation GEORGE IV, King of England. George IV Document. [England]: July 19, 1821, the day of his coronation. Document states that Mayor General Christopher Jefferson is now a Lieutenant in the army. Signed by Wellington and three other Lords. Affixed with 2 seals on the left hand side. One is a red circular wax seal and the other is a blue paper seal. Written on vellum, three creases from folds. (Measures 390 x 300 mm; 580 x 500 framed). Beautifully matted and framed. "George the Fourth by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and, Ireland; King, Defender of the Faith & Trusty and well Beloved Mayor General Christopher Jefferson. Greeting: We reposing special Trust and Confidence in your Loyalty, Courage, and good Conduct Do by these Presents, constitute and appoint You to be Lieutenant General in Our Army {and?] to take Rank from 19th July, 1821 and We do, hereby give and Grant you Full Power and Authority to Command and take your Rank accordingly; You are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge the duty of Lieutenant General by doing and performing all and all manner of Things thereunto belonging. And We do hereby, Command All Our Officers and Soldiers ,whom it may Concern to acknowledge and obey You as a Lieutenant General as aforesaid: And You are to observe and follow such Orders and Directions, from time to time, as You shall receive from Us, or any Your superior Officer according to the Rules and Discipline of War, in pursuance of the Trust We herby repose in you. Given at the Thirteenth Day of October, 1821. In the Year of our Reign. By (His Majesty crossed out) Command, of the Lord Justices, in the name of His Majesty William Hamilton" HBS 67517. $500 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [Color Plate] Chrysal : or the adventures of a guinea : by an adept : a new edition, to which is now prefixed a sketch of the author's life : embellished with plates

      London: Printed for Hector M'Lean, 113, Strand, by Howlett and Brimmer, Frith Street, Soho Square, 1821. First and finest (according to Tooley) Illustrated Edition of this popular eighteenth-century roman à clef, complete in three octavo volumes, with 15 exquisitely hand-colored engravings by Burney, Read, and others. iii-viii,319,[1]; [2],321,[1]; [2]326pp. Elaborately gilt-tooled full navy blue straight-grained morocco by Riviere (signed in gilt to front turn-ins); covers decorated in gilt and blinds with rules and rolls; spines very richly gilt in six compartments, two of which lettered and numbered in gilt. A very handsome, wide-margined set (perhaps one of the few large-paper copies), bindings finely preserved, virtually without wear; text barely toned, light offsetting from plates, very occasional scattered spots, else virtually pristine; early owner's small, tidy initials to title-pages ("J.D.H. 1857"). Bound without half-titles. Tooley 283. Halkett and Laing, p. 348 (for first edition of 1760). "The 'best scandalous chronical of the day,' the supposedly fictitious characters being taken from prominent men of the time... one of the criticised being General Wolfe." (Tooley) Originally published pseudonymously, in 1760, in two volumes. Johnston's chief work (spelled variously Johnston, Johnson and Johnstone). "An excoriating satire that won Johnstone respect as a wit but few friends, the novel is set roughly during the period of the Seven Years' War (1757-63) and pretends to reveal political secrets, and to expose the private profligacy of many of the well-known--and highly colourful--public characters of the time." (ODNB) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine.

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        Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs and Excavations in Egypt and Nubia; and of a Journey to the Coast of the Red Sea, in Search of the Ancient Berenice; and another to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon

      London, John Murray, 1821 [second edition]/ [1820]. Quarto, xx (last blank), 533 pages plus a frontispiece portrait, 2 plates of inscriptions and a folding two-section map of the course of the Nile. Recent antique-style gilt-decorated full calf (by Newbold and Collins); short tear to the map near the stub expertly repaired; inoffensive tiny light stain to the bottom corner and leading margin of the frontispiece and the first four leaves (and by tiny we mean just that); very occasional scattered light foxing; a very good copy. The last nine pages are 'Remarks on Mr Belzoni's Plates'; they refer to the plates in the separately-issued - and now rare and costly - atlas, not present (as often) with this volume.

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        Precaution : A Novel

      Henry Colburn and Co. Public Library, Conduit Street, Hanover Square, London 1821 - First Printing of the author's rare first novel (very rare, as here, in the British edition), complete in three volumes. 12mo: [2],307,[1]; [2],301,[1]; [2],315,[1]pp, vol. III, pp. 139 and 272 misnumbered 189 and 172). Contemporary half leather, marbled paper-covered boards, spines decorated in blind with gilt bands and lettering, blue marbled end papers, bookbinder's ticket on front paste down of vol. I (Hays, Book-Binder, 7. Richmond-street, Derry). An excellent set, with tight bindings (barely scuffed) and generally clean, bright pages. BAL 3825 (oddly, making only passing reference to this edition, although the Standard Novels edition [London, 1839] is given an entry of its own [BAL 3889]). Spiller& Blackburn, p. 18-19. Revision of first New York edition, "made apparently by the proof-reader and not by the author." (Spiller& Blackburn) Cooper wrote Precaution on a dare. Warren Walker (James Fenimore Cooper: An Introduction and Interpretation) records it this way: "In the customary practice of the day he was reading aloud to his wife one evening from a current English novel, but found the story dull. Throwing it aside, he declared, 'I could write a better book than that myself.'" To make good his boast, Cooper wrote Precaution, in imitation of contemporary English domestic novels, such as those of Jane Austen and Amelia Opie. In fact, when the novel appeared anonymously in New York (and later, London), it was credited to an English woman. The publisher, A. T. Goodrich, later surprised the public when it revealed that Precaution was authored by a gentleman from New York. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A History of Madeira, with a series of twenty-seven coloured engravings, illustrative of the costumes, manners, and occupations of the inhabitants of that island.

      Ackermann London 1821 - First edition. Small folio (28 x 20 cm. approx.), handcoloured aquatint vignette to title, 27 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Rowlandson, modern red morocco gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, a handsome copy. An attractive work looking at all sections of society in Madeira and showing their occupations and costumes. Includes information on the wine trade. William Combe (25 March 1742 – 19 June 1823) provided many texts for Ackermann's colour plate books. "Vinte e seis das gravuras são deliciosas charges, e a última, já sem feição caricatural, representa a fortaleza do Ilhéu, o celebrado Loo Fort dos ingleses. O frontispício da obra tem uma vinheta que mostra uma vista do Funchal. O Sr. Alberto de Sousa, na sua já citada obra «Historia do Trajo Popular em Portugal» inclui vinte destas estampas, assim como duas da colecção Macphail, vilão e viloa, aquele muito no estilo de William Combe." (Cabral do Nascimento, Estampas Antigas da Madeira, 65). A lovely example, uncut in a full red morocco binding. Abbey Travel 189; Colas 1455; Lipperheide 1581; Tooley (1954) 150. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Color Plate] The tour of Doctor Prosody : in search of the antique and picturesque, through Scotland, the Hebrides, the Orkney, and Shetland isles ; illustrated by twenty humorous plates

      London / Edinburgh / Glasgow: Matthew Iley, Somerset Street / Bell and Bradfute; W. Blackwood / W. Turnbull, 1821. First Edition. Tall 8vo: [4],251,[1]pp, with 20 leaves of hand-colored aquatints by William Read and C. Williams (after, but not by, Rowlandson, as often asserted). Text in verse. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, covers bordered in blind and in gilt, richly gilt spine in six compartments, gilt turn-ins, red morocco lettering piece gilt, all edges gilt, period plain brown end papers. An excellent example of a handsome production, with marginal stains on paste downs from binder's glue and light offsetting from plates onto opposing pages, otherwise clean, bright, and unmarked. Tooley 433. Abbey, Life, 277. Prideaux, p. 334. Hardie, pp 168, 317. One of a "host of parodies and spurious imitations" (Hardie) of William Combe's series of Doctor Syntax books, and sometimes attributed to him (as well as to Rowlandson). Some of the incidents depicted are similar to those described in Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, and it may have been inspired by that book. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Near Fine+.

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        Mes Voyages aux Environs de Paris…

      One engraved map of Paris and its outskirts, four engraved plates & 24 folding facsimiles of documents. vi, 322 pp.; 2 p.l., 335 pp. Two vols. 8vo, fine cont. sprinkled sheep (foot of spine of Vol. I with minor defect), gilt borders on covers, flat spines gilt, green morocco lettering pieces on spines, marbled edges. Paris: Picard-Dubois, 1821. First edition and a fine copy of this guide to the outskirts of Paris. Delort (1789-1847), historian, worked in the French Ministry of the Interior. In the preface, Delort explains that he was engaged to explore these areas and record notable places and the stories of celebrated individuals who lived there. Divided into a number of "Voyages," which are then separated by related facsimiles of correspondence and their transcriptions, the book is written in a mix of prose and verse. He describes the lives of important historical figures such as Fouquet, Henri IV, Marie Antoinette, and Voltaire. Particularly interesting are the vivid descriptions of neighborhoods which were suburbs in the 19th century but have since been subsumed by the metropolis. There are lengthy accounts of numerous chateaux, churches and cathedrals, villages, aqueducts, and cemeteries, as well as etymologies and historical information about the outskirts. The map of Paris and its suburbs is exceptionally detailed. The four plates depict various landmarks which Delort encounters on his trips. A fine copy. ❧ N.B.G., Vol. 13, cols. 499-500.

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        A Voyage to Africa: Including a Narrative of an Embassy to One of the Interior Kingdoms, in the Year 1820; with Remarks on the Course and Termination of the Niger, and other Principal Rivers in that Country

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London 1821 - 8vo, 488 pp. with four hand-colored plate and two folding maps; lacking free endpapers. Original blue paper-covered front board, spine and rear board skillfully replaced to match, with new paper label on spine. Internals sound and clean. Abbey Travel 280. Hutton made four trips to the Gold Coast over the course of eleven years, and this account offered much new information from the observations he made regarding the features of the land, navigability of rivers, the people, natural resources and commercial opportunities, and the political environment (particularly British relations with the Kingdom of Ashantee). The maps are "North and South West Africa, Showing the Course of the Niger and Principal Rivers" and "Route of the Mission to Ashantee in 1820." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The world in miniature: Austria, containing a description of the manners, customs, and costumes of the people of that empire.

      Green for R. Ackermann London - 27 1821 - Two volumes 12mo (approx. 14.5 x 9.5 cm). With 32 hand-coloured plates; very slight occasional offsetting. Later polished tree calf by Morell, London, flat spines richly gilt, red and black morocco labels lettered in gilt, gilt borders to covers, all edges gilt; slightly rubbed at extremities. An attractive copy, finely bound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Entwurf einer phsikalisch-medizinischen Polizei-Gesetzbuches. 4 Bde.

      Augsburg und Leipzig, Jenisch und Stage, 1821, 8, mit 4 (1 Facsimile) gefalt. Kupfertafeln, 1 Textkupfer u. 7 gefalt. Tabellen, 4 Halbledereinbände d.Zt mit Rsch. feines Exemplar. Erste Auflage!Gottlieb von Ehrhart (1863-1826), "Arzt, den 30. Juli 1763 zu Memmingen geb., Sohn des daselbst lebenden und als Geburtshelfer wohlverdienten Arztes und Physicus Jodocus E. (seit 1800 nebst seiner ganzen Descendenz geadelt, 1806 daselbst gestorben), in Göttingen, Cassel (unter dem Geburtshelfer Stein) und Wien ärztlich gebildet, war seit 1786 Physicus extraord. und Lehrer an der Hebammen- und Chirurgen-Schule in seiner Vaterstadt, seit 1790 Physicus ord. und Mitglied des Medicinalcollegiums daselbst, wurde 1805 baierischer Stadtphysicus und später Stadt- und Kreisgerichtsarzt in Memmingen und ist hier den 8. Juli 1826 gestorben. Mit seiner litterarischen Thätigkeit hat er sich vorzugsweise auf dem Gebiete der Staatsarzneikunde bewegt ein Verdienst hat er sich durch seine eifrigen Bemühungen um Einführung der Vaccination in Deutschland erworben. Ueber sein Leben vgl. J. E. Wetzler in N. Nekrolog d. Deutschen. Jahrg. IV. 1826) Thl. II. 1828. S. 937 ein vollständiges Verzeichnis seiner Schriften findet sich auch in Callisen, Schriftsteller-Lexikon V. S. 539, XXVII. S. 439." August Hirsch, ADB V (1877), p.714Vol. 1: History of "Staatsarzneikunde" (comprising legal medicine) from antiquity to beginning of 19th cent. Many refs. in text. Other parts (especially legislation) also of interest.

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        La Botanique.

      Paris Badouin Frères 1821 - Folio (37.5 x 28 cm.), xi, 159, [1]pp., 65 stipple-engraved plates by Bouquet, Chailly, and other after P. J. Redouté printed in colours and finished by hand, original tissue guards, a little light foxing but plates generally clean, contemporary red half morocco gilt by Duplanil signed at foot of spine, lightly rubbed, a very good copy. Lovely example, in a signed binding, of Redouté's beautifully illustrated publication of letters on botany by the great philosopher Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), written in the years 1771 to 1773 and apparently first published in 1782. They first appeared with Redouté's illustrations in 1805, in both a folio and a quarto issue, the latter reissued in 1821 from the original plates. This scarce second edition was printed by Alexandre Baudouin and his brother on heavy wove paper. The book serves largely as a vehicle to display the botanical art of Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) who executed all the paintings or watercolour drawings. They were stipple-engraved and (except for that used as a title-vignette), printed in colour à la poupée and finished by hand. The plates show flowers, fruits, bulbs, leaves, etc. of flowering plants and trees, some showing whole plants and others showing details, sometimes cut away to reveal anatomical details. Cf Dunthorne 252; Great Flower Books, p74; Hunt Redoutéana, 15; Nissen 1688. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht ('Baiern. Stadt Straubing.').

      - kolorierte Lithographie v. A. Kunike n. J. Alt, 1821, 26 x 35,5 Nebehay-Wagner, Bibliographie Altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke, 336, 40.

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        Istoria dei progetti e delle opere per la navigazione interna del Milanese.

      co' tipi di Giovanni Bernardoni, 1821. In-4° (cm. 25,8), graziosa legatura coeva in m. pelle verde con titolo e filetti in oro al dorso, piatti marmorizzati, tagli spruzzati; pp. XIV 291 [5] immacolate, con 6 carte geografiche telate e ripiegate in astuccio marmorizzato inserito in legatura identica al tomo; Ex libris ed etichetta di libreria antiquaria al contropiatto, fioriture alle carte. Prima edizione dell'approfondito studio sull'idrografia lombarda, con riguardo ai problemi della navigazione fra il Lario e il Verbano da una parte e il Po dall'altra, e della costruzione del canale di Pavia. Con questo testo l'autore acquisì fama di modernizzatore e «attivò poi con felice successo la navigazione a vapore sui laghi di Lombardia» [I. Cantù, Italia scientifica contemporanea, Milano 1844, p. 90]. Cfr. Predari 45. Superbo esemplare.

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        A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions in his Majestys Ships Hecla and Griper in the years 1819 and 1820

      Two maps (one folding). Engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt leather label. Light rubbing. Contemporary bookplate to front pastedown of Stephen Williams. Light scattered foxing, offsetting from folded map. [iii]-xi,320pp. London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,

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        [in Cyrillic] Rossiyskaya Antologia: Specimens of the Russian Poets: With Preliminary Remarks and Biographical Notices.

      Printed for the Author, sold by Rowland Hunter/G. and W.B. Whittaker, London., 1821; 1823. First edition. Octavo. Two volumes: pp [viii], xxii, 240; xxii, [ii], 271, [3] adverts. Recent binding of three-quarter calf with raised bands, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Endpapers renewed.A pioneering anthology which includes poems by Derzhavin, Batiushkov, Lomonosov, Karamsin, Dmitriev, Krilov, Khemnitzer, Bobrov, Bogdanovich, Davidov, Kostrov, Neledinsky Meletzky, Zhukovsky, Dolgorukov, Merslakov, Vooeikov, Muraviev, Kapnist, Petrov, Shatrov, Vaesemsky, Milonov and Khovansky; there are also some national songs. Bowring, a politician, was one of the world's greatest polygots who knew 200 languages and could speak half of them. The Russian anthology was his first publication; thereafter, he went on to publish books of translations from German, Spanish, Polish, Serbian, Hungarian, etc. Prelims spotted. Very good indeed. Rare - usually found without the second volume.

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