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        Real Life in London;

      London: Jones and Co., , 1821-2. or, the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Talyho, Esq. and His Cousin, the Hon. Tom. Dashall, through the Metropolis; Exhibiting a Living Picture of Fashionable Characters, Manners and Amusements in High and Low Life. By an Amateur. Embellished and Illustrated with a Series of Coloured Prints, Designed and Engraved by Messrs. Heath, Alken, Dighton, Rowlandson, &c. 2 volumes, octavo (280 x 130 mm). Bound around 1900 by Riviere and Son in red crushed morocco, lettered in gilt direct to spines with title, volume number and date, gilt floral decorations to compartments within five raised bands, gilt French fillets to covers, all edges gilt, green endpapers. Red slipcase. Illustrated frontispieces, engraved titles, 30 plates including the two additional plates which are generally present; all hand-coloured. The spine of volume II is incorrectly dated 1824. Pencilled addition to list of illustrations identifying the additional plates. Slipcase slightly rubbed and faded. An excellent set. First edition, third issue of both volumes, with volume II bearing the false "1821" date (actually 1822) on title page. The incorrect 1824 date on Riviere's binding of volume II was due to the book being erroneously identified as the fifth issue. "An imitation of Egan's Life in London. Though not the equal of the latter, it has considerable merit, serves as a foil to its illustrious contemporary and is an interesting and useful guide to the social history of the period" (Tooley).

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        Life in London: Or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom, Accomanied by Bob Logic, The Oxonian in their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis

      London: Shirley, Neely and Jones, 1821. Hardcover. Royal 8vo. xvi + 376 pp + frontispiece. Half-title. 36 hand-colored aquatint plates by I. R. and George Cruikshank, with 3 pp folding sheets of songs. Crimson morocco by Zaehnsdorf, gilt-ruled on sides, gilt-decorated and lettered on spine, all edges gilt. Joints slightly rubbed; light offsetting of plates onto guards, occasional minor foxmark. FIRST EDITION, second issue with the note on p. 9. Crosby Gaige's copy, with his bookplate.

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        ST. VINCENT, WEST INDIES MSS. / SLAVERY / PLANTATIONS: "VIEW OF THE PROSPECT PLANTATION, THE PROPERTY OF SIR WILLIAM STRUTH ST. VINCENT WI 1821 TO SIR WILLIAM FROM AN OLD FRIEND IN S.V. - 25 JULY 1821."

      Manuscript, brown ink on wove paper (Very Good, some minor remains of former album backing to verso), irregular dimensions (due to protruding title register), maximum: 22.7 x 28 cm (8.75 x 11 inches). - [St. Vincent, W.I.], 1821. A well-executed and highly attractive manuscript view of Prospect Plantation, St. Vincent, presented to Sir William Struth, the estate’s proprietor and subsequently the island’s governor; a unique and historically important graphic artifact from the twilight of slavery in the British West Indies. - This beautifully rendered original pen and ink drawing captures Prospect Plantation, one of St. Vincent’s prime estates, as it appeared in 1821, during the island’s last great sugar boom. The property was owned by Sir William Struth, the former mayor of Bristol and the future Acting Governor of St. Vincent. The view is taken from a perspective looking southwest, from a height above the plantation, which is location on the southernmost tip of St. Vincent. Prospect’s Great House, windmill (for grinding cane) and supply buildings occupy the top of a rise, surrounded by palms, while the cane fields cover the slopes below. The sea beyond features several sailing vessels, while Bequia, the northernmost of the Grenadines, about ten kilometres distant, appears in the background. The anonymous artist, who dedicated the work to Struth in the lower register, was clearly not a professional draftsman, yet managed to create a highly attractive work, in the style of a line engraving. Sir William would certainly have treasured this gift from "an old friend". Prospect’s original wooden plantation buildings, as depicted on the present view, do not survive, having perished during the later 19th Century. However, the Prospect name lives on to this day as one of St. Vincent’s prime residential and vacation areas, conveniently located only a few kilometres from the island’s capital, Kingstown. Original manuscript drawings of West Indian plantations from the slavery era are today extremely rare, and the present work is especially well executed, depicting a particularly important property. The survival rate of such works is incredibly low, and the present view was preserved only because it seems to have been formerly pasted into an album. St. Vincent is a relatively small (345 km2 (133 sq. miles)), yet fertile island, part of the Windward Islands of the West Indies. It was first colonized by France in 1719, but was ceded to Britain, in 1763, following the Seven Years’ War. An initial orgy of property speciation on St. Vincent was cut short, as for much of the next three decades Britain’s control of the island was hotly contested by both France and the native Carib peoples. It was only in 1796, that firm and permanent British control of St. Vincent was established. For the next 40 years St. Vincent supported a thriving plantation economy, producing sugar, coffee, tobacco, indigo and corn, albeit supported by the ignoble institution of slavery. The plantations generated immense wealth for Britain, grossly in excess of what one might expect from St. Vincent’s size and population. However, the plantation economy collapsed following the abolition of slavery (phased in between 1834 and 1838), although manumission gave the majority of St. Vincent’s residents some level of freedom for the first time. Prospect Plantation’s proprietor, Sir William Struth (1763 - 1850), was for many years a major figure in both St. Vincent and in his native West Country of England. He was a very wealthy Tory politician, landowner and merchant. Based in Bristol, a major port for West Indian trade, Struth’s first major Caribbean landholdings were the Clifton Hill and Endeavour plantations in Trinidad, which he purchased in 1802, and subsequently flipped for great profits. He used the proceeds to purchase a fine estate at Redlands, Gloucestershire, and to advance his local standing. He was elected to the Bristol city council in 1812, and served as the city’s mayor from 1814 to 1815. Struth was knighted in 1815. Shortly after giving up his mayoral chain, Struth purchased at least three major plantation properties in St. Vincent: Fancy, Richmond Hill and Prospec

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        Life in London: Or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom, Accomanied by Bob Logic, The Oxonian in their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis

      London: Shirley, Neely and Jones, 1821. Royal 8vo. xvi + 376 pp + frontispiece. Half-title. 36 hand-colored aquatint plates by I. R. and George Cruikshank, with 3 pp folding sheets of songs. Crimson morocco by Zaehnsdorf, gilt-ruled on sides, gilt-decorated and lettered on spine, all edges gilt. Joints slightly rubbed; light offsetting of plates onto guards, occasional minor foxmark. FIRST EDITION, second issue with the note on p. 9. Crosby Gaige's copy, with his bookplate.

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        Oeuvres complètes, publiées par M. le baron de Staël, son petit-fils.

      Paris, Treutell et Würtz, 1820-1821, - 15 vol. in-8, front. au tome I, carte dépl. en couleurs (manque une carte), 2 tableaux dépl. demi-basane verte, dos à faux-nerfs, filets dorés et à froid (reliure de l'époque). Qqs rousseurs, certaines coiffes usées avec de petits manques. Première édition collective complète des ?uvres de Necker. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A primavera. Cantata. Impressa no Tomo VI Parte 1 das Memorias da Academia das Sciencias de Lisboa em 1819.

      Lisbon, Na Typografia da [Real] Academia das Sciencias, 1821. - 4 works in 1 volume. Large 4° (25.4 x 19.4 cm.), contemporary marbled wrappers (spine rather defective). Woodcut arms of the Real Academia das Sciencias de Lisboa on title page. Light foxing. Overall in very good condition. 15 pp. *** Second separate edition of A primavera, and first separate editions of the three following works, published as reprints from the Memorias of the Real Academia das Sciencias de Lisboa. Villela Barbosa (1769-1846), a native of Rio de Janeiro, studied at Coimbra and became professor of mathematics at the Academia Real de Marinha. When he wrote the three Discursos in this volume, in 1821, he was Vice-Secretario of the Academia Real das Sciencias. He served in the Côrtes of 1821 but returned to Brazil when the Parliament concluded in 1823, and became one of the three negotiators of the 1825 treaty recognizing Brazilian independence. He later served as Senador, Conselheiro de Estado, Coronel de Engenheiros, and several times as Ministro de Estado. Created 1.º Visconde de Paranaguá by the Brazilian Emperor D. Pedro I in 1825, and 1.º Marquês in 1826, Villela Barbosa is best known for his poetry, such as Poemas, Coimbra, 1794, and Primavera, Lisbon 1821, but also published several popular geometry textbooks.*** Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 75: citing an 1819 reprint from the Memorias of the Academia; and Período colonial p. 54, citing this edition, correcting Sacramento Blake's comments on the editions, and quoting Innocêncio that only 50 offprints (sic; i.e. reprints) were produced. Sacramento Blake III, 136. Innocêncio III, 82: states that while Villela Barbosa is not a poet of the first rank, "cabe-lhe de justiça um logar distincto entre os poetas do Brasil; e na opinião de judiciosos criticos mostra em suas composições mais imaginação, mais força, e estylo mais poetico que o seu compatriota e contemporaneo José Bonifacio d'Andrade." See also Rodrigues 2553. Not in JCB, Portuguese and Brazilian Books (but sold to JCB by us in 2011, along with the other works here bound in). Not in Palha. W. Martins, História da inteligência brasileira II, 5-7 ("um árcade retardatário, um clássico extemporâneao e um mau poeta"), 177, 212. Veríssimo, História da literatura brasileira (1969) pp. 87, 113, 119. Not located in Porbase. Not located in Copac. Not located in KVK (51 databases searched). NUC: Not located; cites the 1794 Poemas at DLC-P4 and DCU-IA.*** BOUND WITH: BARBOSA, Francisco de Villela, 1º Visconde and Marquês de Paranaguá. Discurso historico, recitado na sessão publica da Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa no dia 24 de junho de 1821 pelo Vice-Secretario . 18 pp.Includes summaries and evaluations of reports received by the Academia during the past year, including geological and botanical reports from São Paulo, Minas Geraes, Rio Negro, Amazonas and Mato Grosso.* Borba de Moraes, Período colonial p. 55. Sacramento Blake III, 135-6. Innocêncio III, 82. Not in Palha. AND BOUND WITH:BARBOSA, Francisco de Villela, 1º Visconde and Marquês de Paranaguá. Discurso recitado no Paço de Queluz perante ElRei o Senhor D. João VI, em 9 de julho de 1821, por occasião do seu feliz regresso ao Reino de Portugal. (1 l.)* Not in Borba de Moraes, Período colonial or Sacramento Blake. Innocêncio III, 82 refers to a version published in the Memorias of the Academia. Not in Palha. AND BOUND WITH:BARBOSA, Francisco de Villela, 1º Visconde and Marquês de Paranaguá. Discurso recitado no Paço de Queluz perante o Serenissimo Senhor Infante D. Miguel, Presidente da Academia, em 17 de julho de 1821, por occasião da sua chegada ao Reino de Portugal. (1 l.).* Borba de Moraes, Período colonial p. 55. Not in Sacramento Blake. Innocêncio II, 82 refers to the version published in the Memorias of the Academia. Not in Palha. Not located in BLC or NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE BOOK OF ENGLISH TRADES, AND LIBRARY OF THE USEFUL ARTS With Seventy Engravings. A New Edition Enlarged with 500 Questions for the Exercise of Students.

      London Sir Richard Phillips and Co. 1821 - Tenth Edition. Small 8vo. rebound in full calf, using original boards, with black title label, gilt to spine. 454pp. plus 18pp. Questions at rear. Illustrated with 72 woodcuts of 76 trades plus 12plates of machinery at end. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Inner hinge between frontispiece and title page weak. Original boards rather scuffed and edgeworn. Overall a VERY GOOD COPY. (Shelf 4) ** Pictures available upon request, if not already displayed here.** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and most debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        UNTERHALTUNGEN AUS DER NATURGESCHICHTE des Planzenreichs. In 10 Bden.

      Wien, gedruckt auf Kosten des Herausgebers, 1813 - 1821, - in-8vo, 10 gest. Kupfertitel + 608 handkolorierte Kupferstiche, Original-Vorsatzblätter, Original H.-Lederbde / beautifully uniformly bound, spines in brown leather, bookcovers covered with marbled paper, titlepieces in red leather on spines (some with small loss), with original free flyleaves. Some corners bumped. A fine set. Fine complete set, in 10 volumes with 608 beautiful handcoloured plates, in contemporary h-leather bindings, some chippings to the titlepieces on spines. Each volume with engraved titlepage. Collation as follows:Vol.1: Des Pfanzenreichs erster Theil. Die allgemeine Einleitung - (u.a. über die Farben, Fruchtnoten, Honigwerkzeuge, Befruchtung durch Insekten etc.). XVIII + 1 Bl. + 573 S. (+1) + 1 Bl. (weiss) + 58 Tafeln (=plates), 1813.-- . 2: Idem, zweiter Theil. (Idem) 558 S. + 1 Bl. weiss + 18 n.n. Bl. (Register) + 66 Tafeln, 1814.-- . 3: Idem, dritter Theil. (Mehlgebende Pflanzen, Küchengewächse und Obst). 2 Bl. + 732 S. + 68 Tafeln, 1814.-- . 4: Idem, vierter Theil. (Küchengewächse und Obst). 2 Bl. + 767 S. (+1) + 62 Tafeln, 1815.-- . 5: Idem, fünfter Theil. (Obst, Gewürze, Öhle und Zucker). 4 Bl. + 730 S. + 68 Tafeln, 1816.-- . 6: Idem, sechster Theil. (Gräser und Futterkräuter). 740 S. + 24 n.n. Bl. + 62 Tafeln, 1817.-- . 7: Idem, siebenter Theil. (Wahre Holzpflanzen. Strauchartige Holzarten. Fremde oder ausländische Holzarten). 4 Bl. + 440 S. + 6 Bl. + 52 Tafeln, 1818.-- . 8: Idem, achter Theil. (Arzneypflanzen von der ersten bis zur fünfzehnten Classe). 2 Bl. + 512 S. + 60 Tafeln, 1820.-- . 9: Idem, neunter Theil. (Arzneypflanzen in zwei Bänden). 4 Bl. + 384 S. + 20 Bl. + 46 Tafeln, 1821. -- .10: Idem, zehnter Theil. (Zierpflanzen und ihre Behandlung). 2 Bl. + 748 S. + 16 n.n. Bl. + 66 Tafeln, 1821.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Nissen BBI 3152. (Nissen schreibt 60 Tafeln für Bd. 7, unser Exemplar hat nur 52, da auch im Text keine Beschreibung über die Tafel 52 hinausgeht, nehme ich an, dass es ein Irrtum ist (oder erschien ein Supplementband ?). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History and Chronicles of Scotland: written in Latin, translated by John Bellenden. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Reprinted for W. and C. Tait

      1821 - Facsimile of 1536 edition. 4to, lvi, cxi, [i], 287; 517, [1]pp, contemporary half olive skiver morocco, red cloth sides [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pamphlets sur Bonaparte.

      Paris, 1814-1821, - 20 pièces en 2 vol. in-8. demi-basane blonde marbrée, dos lisses ornés de filets à froid, coins en vélin vert (rel. de la fin du XIXe s.). Dos un peu insolés. Intéressant recueil de ces pièces d'opposition à Napoléon qui s'étaient courageusement multipliées après sa chute. Le second volume rassemble uniquement des pièces en vers. I. Anecdotes curieuses sur Bonaparte, suivies de la description historique de l'Île d'Elbe, et de rapprochemens curieux sur l'histoire de la Révolution et les événemens actuels. Paris, marchands de nouveautés, 1814, 31 pp. Germond de Lavigne, 55. - II. Revue philosophique et politique du règne de Bonaparte. Bâle, 1814, 24 pp. Absent de Germond. - III. LEVALLOIS (J.-P.-Alphonse) : Buonaparte dévoilé par lui-même, ou Journal raisonné des actions et des paroles de Buonaparte, depuis sa sortie de l'Île d'Elbe et sa rentrée en France, jusqu'à sa chûte. Présenté par l'auteur à Mme la Duchesse d'Angoulême, lors de son passage à Rouen, le 27 juillet 1815. Paris, Le Normant, 1815, [6]-56 pp. Pas dans Germond. - IV. Les Mensonges de Bonaparte dévoilés. Lyon, M.-P. Rusand, 1815, 32 pp. Pas dans Germond. - V. Bonaparte devant Minos, Eaque et Rhadamante, le 5 mai 1821. Paris, marchands de nouveautés, 1821, 14 pp. - VI. TALABOT (Auguste) : Le Trône perdu, ou La Chute du Corse, poëme héroï-comique en quatre chants. Limoges, Martial Ardant, s.d [1814]., 64 pp. Davois III, 188. Absent de Germond. - VII. [ROUGEMAÎTRE DE DIEUZE (C.-J.) :] La Vie de Nicolas, pot-pourri. Par M. C.J.R. (de D.). [Paris], F. Louis, s.d. [1814], 14 pp. Germond, 17. - VIII. BARTHELEMY (Prosper) : Ode sur la délivrance du territoire français, dédiée à Mgr le Duc de Richelieu. Paris, Delaunay, 1818, 8 pp. - IX. CHERON (François) : Napoléon, ou Le Corse dévoilé, ode aux Français. Paris, Le Normant, 1814, [4]-II-18 pp. Germond, 39. - X. ROUGEMAÎTRE : Trois épîtres sur Nicolas Buonaparte, et quelques chansons sur les derniers événemens. Paris, F. Louis, mai 1814, 23 pp. Pas dans Germond. - XI. [FUGANTINI-POETERAUX :] Confession poétique et véridique de Buonaparte, au Révérend Père Boniface, ci-devant Capucin d'Ajaccio ; suivie de son action de grâces à Louis XVIII. [Paris], Imprimerie de L.-P. Sétier fils, s.d. [1814], 8 pp. Germond 20. - XII. [VIOLLET-LE-DUC (Emmanuel-Louis-Nicolas) :] Philippiques à Napoléon. Paris, marchands de nouveautés, 1815, 29 pp. Absent de Germond. L'auteur (1781-1857) fut le père du célèbre architecte. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Prinzessin Brambilla. IV, 310 S., 1 Bl. Druckfehler, IV S. Anzeigen. Mit 8 Kupfern in Sepiamanier nach Callot'schen Orig.-Blättern (von C. F. Thiele). Hellbrauner bedruckter Orig.-Pappband mit farb. Rückenschild (Kanten und Kapitale leicht berieben).

      Breslau, Josef Max, 1821. - Erste Ausgabe, im bedruckten Orig.-Lieferungspappband. Das Werk wurde angeregt von Callots phantastischen Blättern zu Commedia dell'arte-Szenen; acht Radierungen sind beigegeben. Auch Anlehnungen an Goethes 'Das Römische Carneval' sind erkennbar. Die Handlung beginnt am Vorabend des römischen Karnevals. Das sich entwickelnde Ineinander von alltäglicher Liebesgeschichte, Maskentreiben und phantastischem Geschehen in einem mythischen Fabelreich wird zum Strukturprinzip: Das "bunte Maskenspiel eines tollen märchenhaften Spaßes" hetzt "allerlei Gestalten in immer schnelleren und schnelleren Kreisen dermaßen durcheinander, daß man sie . gar nicht mehr zu unterscheiden vermag." "Die ältere literarische Forschung lehnte das Capriccio als überspannt und uneinheitlich ab; mittlerweile ist es jedoch als eines der bedeutendsten Werke humoristischer Erzählkunst gewürdigt" (KNLL). – Kleiner gekrönter Initialstempel auf dem Titel unten. Exlibris Jean Furstenberg (Hans Fürstenberg) und ein weiteres älteres Exlibris. Leicht stockfleckig, unbeschnitten. Mit den Hemdchen vor den Illustrationen. – Goed. VIII 496, 54; Salomon 144. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Classische und Topographische Reise durch Griechenland während der Jahre 1801, 1805 und 1806 - zwei Bände in drei von vier Büchern. Band 1 - erste Abteilung, Band 2. erste und zweite Abteilung.

      Meiningen, Kayßnersche Hofbuchhandlung., 1821, 1822. Erstauflage, EA 298, 400, 367, 112 Seiten 8°, Pappband 30 teils aufklappbare Stiche und Tafeln im Anhang, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, Kanten etwas berieben, sonst guter Zustand. Versand D: 5,00 EUR klassische

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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]

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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.

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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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        To Sir Mark Masterman Sykes Bart. This Plate of his Fox Hounds Breaking Cover, is with great respect dedicated

      York: Published by John Wolstenholme, 1821. Colour printed mezzotint with added hand colour. Pencil inscription in lower margin identifies the figures in the print. This is a lovely impression of this lively hunting print showing the moment when the hounds bound through the bracken and break cover.Henry Chalon was an accomplished sporting artist whose skill and imagination attracted Royal patronage throughout his career. He exhibited over 190 works at the Royal Academy and prints after his paintings are widely sought after today. This attractive print beautifully exhibits Chalon's skill as a sporting artist and Ward's genius as an engraver. Ward produced some of the most beautiful prints of the period, and his delicate engravings epitomize the style and sentiment of the age. Ward was primarily a mezzotint engraver but he also worked in stipple, executing hauntingly delicate prints that capture the soul and character of their subject. He studied under John Raphael Smith and quickly became one of his most distinguished pupils, incorporating his masters' delicate technique into his own distinctive style. Along with his brother James, William was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy and soon earned the privilege of becoming mezzotint engraver to the prince regent. For any print connoisseur the work of William Ward epitomizes the best of English printmaking. His fine technical skill and inspired artistic imagination combine to create enduring images that speak of the taste and beauty of the age.Siltzer p.93, state ii/ii; Charles Lane British Racing Prints 1990, p.93.

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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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