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

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        Discorsi intorno alla Sicilia. Con discorsi inediti.

      Palermo, Pedone e Muratori, 1821. Due volumi in 8vo; pp. 8n.nn., 364; 6n.nn., 168. Ritratto dell?autore all'antiporta del primo volume. Fioriture. Mezza pelle coeva con angoli, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Edizione originale assai rara. Moncada, pag.332; Mira I, pag.460.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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        Opere... italia (poi bologna), dalla stamperia delle muse, 1821-1828.

      Otto volumi di cm. 15,5, pp. 2.400 ca. complessive. Ritratto inciso dell'autore all'antiporta del primo volume. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle verde, dorsi lisci con titoli, filetti e fregi in oro. A ciascun volume il bell'ex libris in xilografia ed il timbretto di possesso di G. Marani. Esemplare fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Karta öfver belägenheten omkring Stockholm utgifven af W. M. Carpelan 1817.

      [Stockholm] Visible sheet area 41,5 x 64 cm. Frame 32,5 x 55 cm. Engraved map. Not examined out of the frame. Gilt frame. Passe partout with hand coloured line in blue. Not examined out of the frame. Some dents to the frame. Some minor creases.. A rare map of Stockholm and its environs. The fine engraving exquisitely details the city of Stockholm and the surrounding areas. Wihelm Maxmilian Carpelan was a talented cartographer, engraver and painter. He published several maps and an atlas. Some of his work includes "Voyage Pittoresque aux Alpes Norvégiennes" 1821-23 and "Karta öfver Djurgården" 1829. He also made contributions to Thersner´s "Fordna och Närvarande Sverige"

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        Trattato della Pittura messo in Luce la prima Volta con Annotazioni dal Giuseppe Tambroni.

      Roma, Paolo Salviucci, 1821. Large 8vo. Cont. blue boards, probably the original binding. With a printed titlelabel on back. Corners a bit bumped and spine ends a little frayed. A large copy with broad margins, printed on fine heavy paper, clean and fine. LII,171,(1) pp. Tambroni dedicated the work to Prince Frederik Christian of Denmark.. Scarce first printed edition of this famous manual for Renaissance painters, "The Craftsman's Handbook" (Il libro dell'arte), printed from a manuscript from the early 15th Century. - "Ce traité, qui retrace l'état de la peinture au commencement du XVe Siecle, a éte terminé en 1437" (Brunet I:1731)

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        "Christiania, Vue du pied d' Egeberg" ("Sedt ifrån foten av Egeberget")

      Samtidig håndkolorert akvatint, 31x47,5cm Stockhom 1821 Første plansje. Et av de klassiske og sentrale Christianiaprospektene sett fra Gamlebyen og vestover. Utført i akvatint av Carpelan etter eget forelegg. Et meget fint eksemplar med store marger.. E.H. Schiøtz "Utlendingers reiser i Norge" 193 - 1Proveniens: Jens Chr. Hauges samling

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      Anteckningar angående jagt och djurfångst uti Swerige. Sthlm, H. A. Nordström, 1821. 8:o. 56 s. & 2 utvikbara grav. plr med 4 figurer. Häftad och oskuren i senare marmorerat omslag. Främre omslag delvis loss. Texten delvis ganska lagerfläckig och inledningsvis med en svag fuktfläck upptill. Lagad reva i inre marginalen på s. 49. Med Gunnar Brusewitz namnteckning och exlibris.. Schreber 136: "sällsynt". En utökad andra upplaga utkom 1828. Förutom diverse jaktmetoder, i synnerhet för varg, meddelas i noter flera jakter som Greiff själv upplevt eller fått sig berättade. Hovjägmästaren Greiff (1757-1828) ställer sig avvisande till användandet av förgiftat luder då han "werkeligen afskyr hela den inrättningen" och dessutom anser den farlig för tamboskapen. På s. 53-56 återfinns "Något om hundars sjukdomar". På en separat lapp har Brusewitz noterat litteraturhänvisningar om Greiff och dennes rapphönshund Caresse, "med mer förstånd än mången människa"

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        British Ornithology:

      Being The History, With a Coloured Representation, of Every Known Species of British Birds. Second Edition. Volume I-III. London: Printed for the author, by W. and S. Graves 1821. 8:o. 144 engraved plates. Title, index + 48 plates with accompanying explanatory text to each volume. Later paper boards (mid 20th century), faded spine and unevenly faded boards. Volume I with watersoiling to outer margin and lower edge first three plates, title, index and two first text leaves. Title volume II with small spot. Muscicapa atricapilla (Pied fly-catcher) volume I and Strix otus (long-eared owl) volume III with back-ground colouring. 25 x 15,5 cm.. Titlepage of volume I "every kown (sic!) species"

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      Bella veduta di Roma (mm. 368x463), disegnata e incisa in rame da Luigi Rossini (Ravenna 1790-Roma 1857). Cfr. Petrucci ?Cat. Gen. Stampe Calcografia Nazionale? (1953), p. 312, n. 72. Esempl. ben conservato, sotto passepartout.

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        "Bautasten. Pres De Midtstrand à Walders" ("Bautasten vid Midstrand i Valders.")

      Samtidig håndkolorert akvatint, 20,5x28,5cm Stockhom 1821 Tegnet og stukket av Carpelan. Teksten sier at "När man lemnat Midstrand och åtföljer fjordens grönskande strand, träffer man knappt 1000 alnar derifrån, til höger om vägen, en kulle med en bautasten på toppen. En gråhårsman från den närliggande gården berättade, at Vederik Verlandson der vore begrafen...".. Schiøtz 193 - 8

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        The High Mettled Racer

      S&J Fuller., 1821. A Complete set of six colored aquatints by Alken and T. Sutherland. Siltzer p. 59. Illustrated. Each image approximately 335 X 380 mm. (13 1/4 X 15) with 1/2-1 1/4 inch margins. A beautiful RARE SUITE of sporting prints. In excellent condition with the colors bright. On creme wove paper. Conversation framed. 1. THE FOAL 2. IN TRAINING 3. THE RACER 4. THE HUNTER 5. THE POST HORSE 6. THE DEATH

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        L?OSSERVATORE FIORENTINO SUGLI EDIFIZJ DELLA SUA PATRIA. Terza Edizione eseguita sopra quella del 1797, Riordinata e compiuta dell?Autore, coll?aggiunta di Varie Annotazioni del Professore Giuseppe del Rosso, Terza Edizione, Firenze, Presso Gaspero Ricci, 1821.

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

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        Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions, and on Other Subjects

      London: Printed for R. Hunter.. 1821 First edition. Bailey's first book which was considered by well-informed radicals of the 1820s to be "the most useful single addition to the moral sciences since the Wealth of Nations" (William H. Wickwar, The Struggle for the Freedom of the Press, 1819-1832, London, 1928, p. 246). The Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinion were praised by James Mill in the Westminster Review for July 1826 and later by the American Thomas Cooper in the preface of his own Treatise on the Law of Libel and the Liberty of the Press (1830). . Original boards, uncut, neatly rebacked. . Octavo. A few rust stains and spots in blank margins, but a fine, crisp copy. Bailey [1791-1870] was an independent and slightly isolated thinker, who, though generally admiring of Thomas Brown, was a keen utilitarian critic of Scottish common sense. Politically he was a philosophical radical; indeed, he was occasionally described as the 'Hallamshire Bentham,' while in theology he was a devotee of the American theologian Jonathan Edwards" (Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Philosophers). Bailey also occupies an important place in the history of economic analysis through his Critical Dissertation on the Nature, Measures and Causes of Value… (1823). This work on Ricardo, rediscovered by Seligman in 1905, was judged by Schumpeter (1954) to be a "masterpiece of criticism" and to lie near the "front rank in the history of scientific economics.

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

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

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

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      In-4 p. (mm. 286x216), mz. pelle coeva con ang., decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso, 8 pp.nn. (frontesp. con vignetta silograf., dedica a Sir Thomas Lawrence, preface, order of the plates), con 1 deliziosa antiporta figur. a colori e 49 bellissime tavv. che raffigurano costumi, tutte inc. in rame e colorate a mano (1 è più volte ripieg.); ogni tavola ha una breve descrizione a fronte. La raccolta è per lo più dedicata all'Italia, di cui l'artista inglese illustra i costumi dei ?mestieri? tipici del primo Ottocento, ambientandoli in piacevoli scene di gusto locale. La Francia vi figura con 12 tavv. e la Svizzera con 2. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Colas,444 - Monod,I, p. 132. Solo qualche fiorit. altrimenti esemplare ben conservato.

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        Lehrbuch der Geognosie, oder Darstellung der heutigen Kenntnisse von der psysikalishen und mineralogischen Beschaffenheit des Erdkörpers. Im Auszuge übersetzt von C.F.A. Hartmann. 2 Teile in 1 vol.

      Sondershausen, 1821. 430 S. + 1 Tafel mit Gebirgeprofilen. Orig. halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung.. Very fine copy. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

      [Bookseller: Bøger & Kuriosa]
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        Il principe perfetto e ministri adattati, documenti politici politici e morali corredati d'emblemi, del padre andrea mendo della compagnia di gesu', voltati dall'idioma castigliano. presso francesco baroni. lucca. 1821.

      2 Voll. In-8°, leg. in mezza pergamena, (cambiata la carta ai piatti di un volume e rilegato nuovo l'altro a somiglianza del primo). pp. (8)-XV(1)-311(3) e 370 + (6) di 'Catalogo dei Signori Associati'. Si tratta della 'edizione conforme a quella di Roma dell'anno 1816'. Le due antiporte sono incise coi ritratti degli Infanti di Spagna Maria Luisa - Duchessa di Lucca - e Carlo Lodovico. L'opera è divisa in LXXX 'documenti', ognuno preceduto da una vignetta allegorica incisa in rame da G. Mochetti. Il 'Principe Perfecto y Ministros Ajustados. Documentos politicos y morales. En Emblemas' fu scritto da Padre Mendo intorno al 1660. La presente versione di Carlo Luigi di Borbone - già edita a Roma da Poggioli - è la prima traduzione italiana. Vecchia firma d'appartenenza al verso dell'antiporta del secondo volume, con l'inchiostro che traspare leggermente sulla facciata incisa. Alcune fioriture sparse, ed altre marginali tracce del tempo.

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      London: Boosey Sons/Rodwell & Martin, 1821. First Edition. Cloth-backed boards. Light to moderate foxing. Near Fine and quite scarce. Thin octavo (5-3/4" x 9-1/8") bound in contemporary blue boards with a tan cloth spine and corners, recently rebacked with a new sympathetic cloth spine; viii, 86, (2) pages including the half title, a frontispiece engraved portrait of Goethe, and the list of plates by Retsch with the errata printed on the verso. The First Edition of the FIRST COMPLETE ENGLISH TRANSLATION of the first part of Goethe's Tragedy of Faust. The anonymous translation was originally credited to George Soane, but literary scholarship revealed in 2007 that Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the poet of tormented guilt and of the demonic and the supernatural, was the actual translator. There are several editions of this book; the one with the accompanying plates was issued after this edition without plates. All editions are quite scarce, especially this one and especially when complete.

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      Cambridge: Printed by Hilliard and Metcalf 1821 Cambridge: Printed by Hilliard and Metcalf, 1821. First edition. 8vo. 44 pp. Bound in contemporary mottled calf, gilt. Hinges have started, spine worn, laid in half brown morocco slipcase and chemise. BAL 1587; SHAW AND SHOEMAKER, American Imprints 4861 . "Bryants manuscript was edited anonymously for publication by [Richard Henry] Dana, [Sr.] and by E.T. Channing." (BAL p. 332). Among the eight poems which make their first collected appearances here are two of Bryant"s most famous, "Thanatopsis" (here first printed in its substantially revised form from its first publication in the North American Review in 1817, with the addition of 31 lines) and "To a Water Fowl."

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        The Costume of the Original Inhabitants of the British Islands, And Adjacent Coasts of the Baltic; Including the Ancestors of the Anglo-Saxons and Anglo-Danes, form the Earliest Periods to the Sixth Century; Accompanied with Appropriate Historical and Descriptive Illustrations

      London: J. Dowding, Bookseller, n.d. (ca. 1821). Early Edition. Hardcover. Improved edition." Folio. Hand-colored engraved title, showing the publication date of 1815 but the publisher as R. Havell, and so likely around 1821; plus 24 finely printed hand-colored aquatint plates. All plates have at the bottom a small colored engraving of an archaeological object. Newly bound in quarter maroon pigskin, spine with gilt bars and leather lettering piece, gilt; marbled paper boards. Ex-library with a neat perforation stamp on the printed title and single line stamp on the reverse of the plates. The plates have occasional light soil; one plate has had a corner remargined (no loss, and another has a short closed marginal tear, also with no loss. The images themselves are lovely and bright with only occasional light foxing and soil. Lowndes, p. 1541. Abbey 'Life' 427. Tooley 327.

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      1821. URE, Andrew. A DICTIONARY OF CHEMISTRY, ON THE BASIS OF MR. NICHOLSON'S; IN WHICH THE PRINCIPLES OF THE SCIENCE ARE INVESTIGATED ANEW, AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE PHENOMENA OF NATURE, MEDICINE, MINERALOGY, AGRICULTURE, AND MANUFACTURES, DETAILED. With an introductory dissertation; containing instructions for converting the alphabetical arrangement into a systematic order of study. London: Printed for Thomas & George Underwood, et al., 1821. First edition. Fifteen engraved plates (numbered 1-14), some folding, showing apparatus and chemical tables. Octavo, untrimmed. xix,[1],[752] pp. Text printed in double columns. Disbound: original paper boards are present but lacking the backstrip; and, the bookblock is split in several places. Ex-library; nineteenth-century bookplate on front pastedown and a small blind-stamped seal on the t.p., and no other marks. Very light dust-soiling to a couple of pages, and scant foxing to frontisp. and t.p., else very clean within. A scarce title, it is offered as is. Andrew Ure (b. Scotland, 1878; d. England, 1857), was a pioneer in teaching chemistry to artisans. His interest in the application of science to the arts and industry bore fruit in his Dictionary of Science. The work was originally undertaken at the request of the publishers as a revision of William Nicholson's Dictionary of Chemistry, but Ure said that so much of the latter was obsolete that the work had to be rewritten. (D.S.B., v. XIII, p.547).

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        A Narrative of Travels in Northern Africa, in the Years 1818, 19 and 20, accompanied by Geographical Notices of Soudan, and of the Course of the Niger

      London: John Murray. 1821. First Edition. Hardcover. Three quarter calf over marbled boards recently rebacked and recornered with contrasting spine label bearing gilt titles and raised bands highlighted with gilt rules, original boards rubbed on edges, original marbled endpapers, old inscription on flyleaf, light soiling to title page but text clean and bright, illustrated with 17 hand coloured lithographed plates and a folding map of the route he travelled. , George Francis Lyon (1795-1832) was a naval officer and explorer. Lyon met Joseph Ritchie in Malta in 1818. Ritchie was on his way from Paris to Tripoli, from where he intended to attempt to reach central Africa from the north. Ritchie was to have been accompanied by Captain Frederick Marryat, but, when Marryat was unable to do so, Lyon volunteered to take his place. In preparation Lyon spent four months adding to his knowledge of Arabic and studying the religious and social customs of the Arabs, adopting the alias Said-ben-Abdallah. After considerable delays they left Tripoli for Murzuq, the capital of Fezzan. Both Lyon and Ritchie suffered from dysentery and the extreme heat, and on 20 November 1819 Ritchie died. Lyon, in poor health and the victim of Ritchie's mismanagement of the whole expedition, pushed on to Tajarhi, and from there managed to reach Tripoli in March 1820 and London four months later. A year later he published this account of his travels, illustrated with plates taken from his own drawings. , 4to 11" - 13" tall, [v] vi-xii, [1] pp .

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        Schriften. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Roth

      Berlin, Reimer, 1821-25 und 1842 - 1843.. 8 Tle. in 9 Bdn. HLdr. d. Zt. mit etwas Rückenverg. und Rückenschild.

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      London: C. and J. Ollier, 1821.. [6],[7]-31,[1]pp. Octavo. Sewn self-wrappers, untrimmed. Some dust tanning at extended edges, a few soft creases and light spots of soiling, but a very good copy. Full morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition, published anonymously, and one of Shelley's scarcest later publications. This copy has the title in the form with the colon after the main title. The lady addressed in the subtitle, Emilia Viviani, is generally regarded as the motivation for the poem's completion rather than its original inspiration, as Grannis quotes Richard Garnett's observation that the poem was in its first draft before Shelley made her acquaintance. It was long asserted that the edition consisted of only one hundred copies, but recent scholarship suggests a modestly larger edition, perhaps on the order of three hundred copies. GRANNISS, pp.65-7. WISE, P.59. TINKER 1900. NCBEL III:315.

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        Galerie française ou collection de portraits des hommes et des femmes

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1821. relié. grand in 4 (32x22cm). Galerie française ou collection de portraits des hommes et des femmes qui ont illustré la France dans les XVIème, XVIIème et XVIIIème siècle. Première édition. Un supplément paraîtra quelques années plus tard. Demi basane noire à filets, dos lisse. Excellent état, quelques rousseurs éparses dans les marges mais sur un papier bien blanc. Les trois tomes contiennent respectivement 65 gravures, 60 et 62 gravures. Les notices historiques vis à vis de chaque portrait, lesquelles comprennent quelques pages, sont l'oeuvre de Villemain, Andrieux, Denon, Boissy d'Anglas et consorts... les portraits de Mr Chrétien, Rulhman, weber... De nombreux fac similés ajoutent à l'intérêt de l'ouvrage, qui contient des portraits qu'on ne trouve nulle part ailleurs. Cette édition est peu courante et justement appréciée des amateurs. - Firmin Didot, Paris _1821, grand in 4 (32x22cm), 3 tomes en 3 Vol. reliés. - 3 tomes en 3 Vol. reliés

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        Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific ; preformed in the years 1819-20, in His Majesty`s Ships Hecla and Griper under the orders of William Edward Parry. With an appendix, containing the scientific and other observations.

      London, John Murray 1821. 4to. (8) + XXIX + (3) + 310 + (2) + CLXXIX + (2) s. + Errata slip. 6 kobberstukne karter, hvorav 4 foldet. 9 akvatinter. 5 kobberstikk. Foldet tabell. Samt. skinnbd. med nyere rygg. 2 akvatinter litt fuktskjoldet.. *Contemporary calf with later leather spine. 6 engraved maps (4 folding). 9 aquatint plates. 5 engraved plates. 2 aquatint plates a little waterstained

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        Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a North-West Passage

      London: John Murray,, 1821. from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819–20, in His Majesty's ships Hecla and Griper … With an appendix, containing the scientific and other observations. Quarto. Contemporary dark pink diced calf, rebacked to style with black morocco label, gilt bands. 6 engraved maps and charts (4 folding), 14 plates (of which 9 are aquatints), folding table, text diagrams. Errata slip pasted on verso of dedication leaf. With an ALs from Parry to Roger Kenison, Clerk to the Corporation of Guardians, Norwich, dated 23 June 1835, with conjugate address panel and seal, tipped in at front. Bookplate of Henry A. De Long on front pastedown. Slight wear to board edges, frontispiece chart rather clumsily folded, very occasional spotting and offsetting, withal a very good copy. First edition of the account of the first of Parry's three attempts at the north-west passage. On this attempt he reached longitude 110° West, earning the reward of £5,000 that had been offered by parliament for the first ship to reach that meridian, and was frozen in ice for ten months. He also discovered Melville Island and others of the Parry Islands, having first explored and named Barrow Strait, Prince Regent Inlet and Wellington Channel. "The immediate achievements of these voyages were the charting of hundreds of miles of coastline in the Canadian Arctic archipelago and the collecting of valuable data on Arctic natural history" (Hill). Parry returned a hero; John Murray paid him a thousand guineas for the rights to publish this account.

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      G and W B. Whittaker,. Good with no dust jacket. 1821. First Edition. Hardcover. Greece; Turkey; Italy; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, [i], 304; viii, 277, [6] pages; Both half title pages are present, and a page of corrigenda for both vols faces the first page of text. Lacks the hand-colored frontispieces to both volumes, but the other hand-colored plates and a facsimile of a document are present in Vol. I. Broadsides mounted on both rear inside covers. Re: The Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society, which was founded in 1797 in Norwich, England. Likewise a small advertising broadside is mounted on both inside front covers, for Godwin's Bath Writing Paper Warehouse in England. All 4 broadsides have been pasted over with later but still old thin paper endpapers at front and rear, making them difficult to read. The front broadside in Vol. I has been uncovered to make it more legible. Both volumes are bound in period 1/2 brown leather w/ marbled boards, Ink ownership on ffeps. , hinges broken in Vol. I, and fr. Bd. Detached on Vol. II. Bindings worn, chipped & surfaces rubbed. Contents tight w/ some scattered soil and foxing Some underscoring and marginalia in Vol. I. Starting from Venice, Laurent visited Chios, Constantinople, Athens, the Peloponnese, and Corfu. The appendix consists of the Constitution of the Ionian Islands. This account includes descriptions of Corfu . Laid in is a book dealer's catalog description. .

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        The Three Voyages … Round The World

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

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        Système de la nature ou les lois du monde physique et du monde moral, par le Baron d'Holbach. Nouvelle édition, avec des notes et des corrections par Diderot

      Paris: Etienne Ledoux, 1821. relié. 13x21cm. Nouvelle édition, avec des notes et des corrections par Diderot. Reliures en demi veau blond, dos à quatre nerfs ornés de dentelles dorées en tête et en pied et de fleurons estampés à froid, quelques épidermures, tranches marbrées, reliures de l'époque. Quelques rousseurs, sinon bel exemplaire bien établi en reliure romantique. - Etienne Ledoux, Paris _1821, 13x21cm, 2 volumes reliés. - 2 volumes reliés

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        Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts (First Edition)

      Berlin: Nicolaischen Buchhandlung, 1821. First Edition. First Edition. Octavo. xxvi, 355, [1, imprint], with a secondary title page, opposite the primary title page at the left, reading "Naturrecht und Staatswissenschaft im Grundrisse." Publisher's original paper-covered boards, red leather spine panel with title and rule in gilt, page edges stained red. Completely unrestored, with wear along the edges and hinges, and at the spine ends, top and bottom of the spine chipped (though no titling is affected), slight lean. Good to Very Good condition, with a small contemporary owner name on the front pastedown, a small contemporary clipped article about Hegel tipped in at the front endpaper. A very presentable copy overall.

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        A Treatise on a Section of the Strata

      Cumberland and London: Author, 1821 From Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to The Mountain of Cross Fell, in Cumberland with remarks on Mineral veins in General also Tables of the Strata in Yorkshire, Derbyshire, etc To which is added a treatise on the discovery, the opening and the working of Lead mines with the dressing and smelting of lead ores. In a fine binding by Paul Delrue with a quarter mid green goatskin with cloth sides, leather label with gold hand lettering in 8 pt, blind decoration, new endpapers, head bands, rounding and backing etc and wonderful piece of work by this talented artist. Internally has an advert for a Survey of the Mining District tipped in to front blank there ia also an ink name to front blank, text block edges uncut, 8, (ix-xii), (x), (1), 12-422 pp, 11 pl (of 11 of which 10 are folding), 1 pull out table, includes List of Collieries, Heights of the Mountains and Hills in England and Wales, pull out sheets, Index and Glossary, long list of subscribers, errata, paper watermarked 1819. A superb looking and informative title. (see Alibone, COPAC) OCLC 704130480

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        The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare, with the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators. Comprehending A Life of the Poet, and an Enlarged History of the Stage, by the late Edmund Malone. With a new Glossary Index. The works include: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra , The Merchant of Venice, etc., as well as the Sonnets and other poems and the Prefaces of Pope, Theobald, Thomas Hanmer, Steevens, Warburton, Johnson, Malone, et al, with their Advertisement; also Richardson's Proposals and Supplement on the Learning of Shakespeare, Rowes's Life of Shakespeare, etc

      London: For F.C. and J. Rivington,... 1821., 1821. 21 volumes; 8vo. Complete. A superb set in 19th century vellum with red and dark green title labels and extra gilt to spines, marbled boards and end papers, all edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece to vols. 1 and 2. Condover Hall bookplate to paste downs. Spines evenly age toned. A few corners expertly replaced at some stage. Light rubbing to boards; foxing to first and last blanks. A very attractive set indeed, with all the scholarly prefaces and commentaries.

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        LIFE IN LONDON or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, Accompanies by Bob Logic, The Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis. Dedicated to his most gracious majesty George the Fourth. Embellished wi

      London: Sherwood, Neeley, and Jones, 1821. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. I.R. & G. Cruikshank. 376 + 8 ad pages. 6 x 9 1/2 in. Brown morocco binding, gilt lettering and emblems on covers and compartments, 5 raised bands, edges of text block gilt, gilt decoration on inner dentelle, mottled green end papers, 36 colored engravings drawn and engraved by I.R. & G. Cruikshank published by Sherwood, Neely & Jones all with tissue + numerous small b&w illustrations + 3 fold-out pages of music, bound by W. Root and Son. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear and soiling overall- esp. edges, spine faded and dry, spine edges worn, pages clean with some transfer, majority of the illustrations very clean and bright- a few with spotty foxing, binding tight. NOTE: this is the 1st edition, 1st state with 'good- bies' on 1st line of p. 376 + ads in rear. Text consists of the wanders of young men through London society, parts written in contemporary slang. Illustrations consist of various activities from gay moments with women and coffee shop visiting; to cockfighting and pugilism. Travel, RGR.

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

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

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        Life in London; or, the Day and Night scenes of Jerry Hawthorn ... and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their rambles and sprees through the metropolis ... embellished with ... scenes from real life, designed and etched by I.R. & G. Cruikshank

      London: printed for Sherwood, Neely & Jones, 1821 [half-title watermarked 1821]. Octavo. (8 7/8 x 6 inches). 36 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Isaac & George Cruikshank, 6pp. of folding engraved sheet music, numerous wood-engraved illustrations. (Without the "To the Subscriber's" leaf as usual). Later red straight-grained morocco gilt by Wallis, covers with double fillet gilt border, spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and third compartments, the others with repeat decoration in gilt made up from various small tools, gilt turn-ins, dark grey glazed endpapers, gilt edges (neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down). First edition in book form, early issue, of this popular and beautifully-illustrated tour through early 19th-century London This copy includes a note at the foot of p.9 which, according to Abbey, indicates that this is not a first issue, but it does have both of Abbey's other first issue pointers: no page numbering on pages 1 and 2 of the engraved music and the word "good-bies" in the first line of p.376. The early watermark on the half-title and the crispness of the plates support the argument that this is an early issue. Abbey Life 281; Cohn 262; Tooley 196

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

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

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        Sur les Mouvemens électro-magnétiques à la théorie du magnétisme. (Traduit par M. Anatole-Riffault). (On some New Electro-Magnetical Motions, and on the Theory of Magnetism).

      Paris, L'Imprimerie de Feugueray, 1821. Small8vo. Orig. printed wrappers. Totally uncut. "Annales de Chimie et de Physique, par MM. Gay-Lussac et Arago", tome XVIII. - Decembre 1821, pp. 337-448 and 1 engraved plate. (The entire December-issue). Faraday's paper: pp. 337-370.. First appearance in French of this landmark paper in electromagnetism. The present paper is a translation into French of Faraday's seminal paper "On some New Electro-Magnetical Motions, and on the Theory of Magnetism", which was originally published on October 21 in "The Quaterly Journal of Science", between one and two months before the present French version, which was published in "Annales de Chimie et de Physique", in December the same year. The work contains the first published mentioning of the "LINE AND FORCE CONCEPT". Faraday employed a magnet and a wire with a flowing current, caused each separately to rotate round the other, and concluded that a current-carrying wire is surrounded by a circular "line" of magnetic force."Ever since Hans Christian Oersted's announcement of the discovery of electromagnetism in the summer of 1820, editors of scientific journals had been inundated with articles on the phenomenon...Inspired by the editor of Philosophical Magazine, Richard Phillips, Faraday agreed to undertake a short historical survey but he did so reluctantly, since his attention was focused on problems of chemistry rather remote from electromagnetism. His entusiasm was aroused in September 1821, when he turned to the investigation of the peculiar nature of the magnetic force created by an electrical current. Oersted had spoken of the "electric conflict" surrounding the wire and had noted that "this conflict performs circles", but this imprecise description had had little impact upon Faraday. Yet as he experimented he saw precisely what was happening. Using a small magnetic needle to map the pattern of magnetic force, he noted that one of the poles of the needle turned in a circle as it was carried around the wire. He immediately realized that a single magnetic pole would rotate unceasingly around the current-carrying wire so long as the current flowed. He then set about devising an instrument to illustrate this effect...and so his experiment records the FIRST CONVERSION OF ELECTRICAL INTO MECHANICAL ENERGY. (Based on the article in DSB).- Faraday's discovery of "the lines of magnetic force" became the starting point for the revolutionary theories of Clark Maxwell and later of Einstein

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        FABBRICHE E DISEGNI. Illustrate dal Cav. Giulio suo figlio.

      In folio (mm. 480x326), mz. pelle mod., filetti e tit. oro al dorso, piatti in cartonato coevo, bella antiporta con il ritratto di Giacomo Quarenghi (inciso da Sanders da uno schizzo di Antonio Vighi), pp. 46, (manca la carta con l?elenco degli Associati), illustrato da 59 belle tavv. inc. in rame di cui 3 in acquatinta (tutte dettagliatam. descritte), tratte dai suoi disegni originali. Vi figurano: il teatro dell'Hermitage, il maneggio delle Guardie a Cavallo, l'Istituto delle nobili fanciulle, la casa del Principe Gagarin, la cappella dei Cavalieri di Malta, l'Arco Trionfale eretto per l'ingresso dell'Imperatore Alessandro, a Pietroburgo. A Carskoe Selo innalzò il il paIazzo Alessandro che è il suo capolavoro. Prima e più importante opera monografica sul grande architetto bergamasco (1744-1817). Realizzata dal figlio, a quattro anni dalla sua scomparsa, venne poi ristampata a Mantova nel 1843 ed ampliata nel 1844 con la pubblicazione di nuovi progetti raccolti e curati sempre dal figlio. "Edizione originale, rara". Cfr. Berlin Katalog,2776 - Millard Collection,108. Bell?esemplare con barbe. "Formatosi specialmente su Andrea Palladio, lo interpretò non scolasticamente ma con attenzione particolare a quell'armonia di spazi e di masse verso cui lo portava il suo gusto, già in precedenza classicheggiante. Tale interpretazione semplice e severa trovò vasto campo di attuazione in Russia, dove il Quarenghi si recò nel 1779, divenendo architetto di Caterina II. Il volto di San Pietroburgo in particolare è segnato dallo stile di ispirazione palladiana che l'architetto adottò per i progetti di edifici pubblici, palazzi, teatri, ponti che ancor oggi caratterizzano il profilo neoclassico di quella che è considerata la città più europea di tutta la Russia". Cfr. Diz. Treccani, p. 23. .

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        Extraordinary archive of large-scale manuscript maps and topographic views of French Guiana, accomplished by important French artists accompanying Baron Pierre-Bernard Milius to the remote region

      [French Guiana: 1821-1824]. Together, 12 manuscript maps and views, plus one engraved map. Provenance: Baron Pierre-Bernard Milius (1773-1829). A fine manuscript cartographic record of Baron Milius's scheme to establish a settlement near the mouth of the river Mana on the far west coast of French Guiana, including survey work by Auguste Vaillant. "Milius first went to sea in 1786 on his father's merchant ships. He joined the navy in 1793 and in 1800, as 'lieutenant de vaisseau' (lieutenant commander), was appointed to the Australian Expedition of Nicolas Thomas Baudin. He served as [Jacques] Hamelin's second-in-command on the Naturaliste and at Timor in 1801 was promoted 'capitaine de frigate' (commander)" (Howgego M44). The importance of the Baudin Expedition cannot be overstated. The 1800-1803 French expedition was the first to survey the western coast and much of the southern coast of Australia. The Expedition harbored at Sydney from the end of April to mid-November 1802. On the return, Baudin died of illness and command passed to Milius, who successfully brought the expedition back to France. Milius subsequently served as director of the port of Venice, returning to France in 1814; "after the restoration of the monarchy in 1815 [he] was appointed director of the port of Brest. He subsequently served as governor of Reunion (1818-21) and Guiana (1823-25), and in 1827 commanded the Scipion at the Battle of Navarino" (Howgego). Milius's service as governor of French Guiana was of particular importance. Originally settled by France in the 17th century, the South American tropical region had been seized by Portugal in 1809. After its restoration to France, a renewed movement began to colonize the area. Milius himself would be influential in seeking to create a penal colony at Mana and to oversee numerous surveys of the region to determine the feasibility and best places for colonization. The present archive, from the collection of Baron Milius, dates from his time as the colonial governor of French Guiana and includes several magnificent, large-scale maps and views, including a masterful manuscript plan of Cayenne, as well as important manuscript maps of Mana and the Maroni River by Auguste Nicolas Vaillant (1793-1837). Together, this collection represents a stunning visual record of the culmination of Milius's storied career. Original primary source, manuscript material from Grand Voyage expeditions is of the utmost rarity and almost exclusively exists in French institutions. Such material that does appear on the market is seldom able to leave France. These newly-discovered drawings, from a critical period of French exploration, are of great historical value. The collection is comprised of: 1) Auguste Nicolas VAILLANT (1793-1837). Pen, ink and wash original manuscript map titled 'Plan de la Partie du Maroni, Comprise Entre Son Embouchure Et le Parallêle Situé par 5 [degrees] 7'.46". de latde. N., Dressé par Augte. Niclo. Vaillant Ensgne. de Vau., pendant Son Voyage dant Ce Fleuve, pour le Service de la Commission Explorative de la Guyanne Française'. [French Guiana: 1824]. Pen and black ink with grey watercolor wash on early 19th-century laid paper, ('M' in a shield watermark, with 'M' countermark). Sheet size: 39 1/4 x 25 1/2 inches. An attractive record of an important early survey of the border between French Guiana and Surinam. Auguste Vaillant served as 'aide de camp' to Baron Milius and would subsequently command a voyage of circumnavigation aboard the corvette Bonite. He produced this detailed record of soundings and observations about habitation and natural features and hazards on the Rio Maroni: the importance of the work was recognised and he produced a 'memoir' describing the exploration. The Maroni which up until this survey was virtually unknown, served then and now as French Guiana's border with Surinam on the west bank. The area surveyed includes a 'Grand village Parêtlaii' on the approximate site of present-day Saint-Laurent du Maroni. As the title makes clear, this map was one of the results of an extensive survey carried out for the commission commanded by Baron Milius to explore French Guiana. 2) Auguste Nicolas VAILLANT (1793-1837). An original manuscript map titled 'Croquis du cours de l' Acarouani en de ses Affluence par Augte. Vaillant Ensgne. de Vau., Aide de Camp de Mr. le Bon. Milius'. [French Guiana:] 17 Juillet 1824. Pen and ink, on laid French Grand-Aigle paper (watermark: a crowned eagle). Sheet size 25 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches. A detailed chart of the course of the Acarouani River from its headwaters to its confluence with the Mana, just upstream from the town from where the town of Mana is now situated. 3) H. PARENT. An original manuscript map, titled 'Plan de l'ancienne et nouvelle ville de Cayenne.' [French Guiana:] 1821. Pencil, pen-and-ink and watercolour, on laid French Grand-Aigle paper (watermark of a crowned eagle watermark, with indistinct countermark). Sheet size: 24 1/8 x 35 1/16 inches. A beautifully-finished plan showing the proposed new layout for the capital, apparently following the plans drawn up by the surveyor Sirdey, the 'arpenteur royal.' This plan marks the moment when Cayenne became a modern colonial capital, and is a fascinating and important document in the history of the development of Cayenne. The proposed expansion was only possible because of the amount of land that had been reclaimed by the engineering works which began in 1777. Using convict labour, the draining of the marshy land around the old town and the resulting Canal Laussat (shown on this plan) was also finished in 1821. The Old Town ("Ancienne Ville") lies at left; the New Town ("Nouveau Ville") at right. It is interesting to note how much of the lay out suggested here is still in existence, although very few of the streets have retained their names - the 'Rue de Choiseuil' is now the 'Avenue du général de Gaulle', for instance. 4) Captain BONNE. An original manuscript engineering drawing, titled 'Plan d'un Débarcadour en charpente, projeté pour le Port de Cayenne. Executé sous l'administration de Mr. le Baron Milius'. [French Guiana:] March 1823. Pen-and-ink and watercolour wash, on laid paper (watermark of an 'M' in a shield, 'M' countermark). Sheet size: 26 3/8 x 40 inches. Further inscribed "Vue et Approuvé" by Baron Milius, with his signature and the date '27 Mars 1823', and also signed by Bonne 'Le capn. au corps Royal du genie militaire.' Four engineering drawings on one large sheet of a proposed boat dock in Cayenne: top elevation, side elevation, and two details. 5) [Captain BONNE]. An original manuscript engineering drawing, titled 'Plan d'un Débarcadour en charpente, projeté pour le Port de Cayenne. [French Guiana : circa 1823]. Pen, ink and watercolour wash, on laid French Grand-Aigle paper (watermark of a crowned eagle clutching thunderbolts in each foot, 'Montgolfier / Annonay' countermark). Sheet size: 26 1/4 x 38 ½ inches. A more finished version of the previous drawing. 6) Captain BONNE. An original manuscript engineering drawing, titled 'Projet d'un Pont de débarquement en charpente à construire vis-à-vis le Bureau du Port, à Cayenne'. [French Guiana, 1823.] Pen, ink and watercolour wash, on laid French Grand-Aigle paper (watermark of a crowned eagle clutching thunderbolts in each foot, 'Montgolfier / Annonay' countermark). Signed by Bonne. Sheet size: 25 x 19 1/8 inches. Detailed engineering plan of a bridge from a disembarking point to the mainland, near the 'Bureau du Port' in Cayenne. 7) Captain BONNE. An original manuscript architectural drawing, titled 'Plan de l'Hôpital militaire projeté à Cayenne'. [French Guiana, circa 1823]. Pen, ink and watercolour wash, on laid paper (watermark of an 'M' in a shield, 'M' countermark). Sheet size: 24 3/4 x 38 5/8 inches. Signed by Bonne 'Le capn. du genie.' A fine architectural drawing of the new wing of the military hospital in Cayenne. 5 parts on one sheet, as follows: Floor plan of the new and existing wings; elevation of the new and existing wings which shows the changes to the latter; two cross sections, and an elevation of the existing wing before modification. 8) [Captain BONNE] An original manuscript architectural drawing, titled 'Caserne pour 6 compagnies d'infanterie, projetée a Cayenne'. [French Guiana, circa 1823]. Pen, ink and watercolour wash, on 19th century wove paper. Sheet size: 20 3/8 x 26 1/4 inches. Expertly drawn architectural plan for a barracks for "six companies of infantry" at Cayenne. Consists of elevations of three facades, a cross section, and a plan of the main floor. 9) E. BODIN. An original drawing titled in a cartouche 'Vue du Port de la Nouvelle Angoulême'. [French Guiana:] July 1824. Pencil and brown wash panorama, with black ink ruled border, on two joined sheets of laid Dutch Royal paper ('Vande Ley' watermark with countermark of the figure of Fortune on a globe with 'VDL' monogram beneath), signed 'E. Bodin del.' in black ink in lower right corner. Sheet size: 16 inches x 46 3/4 inches. A beautifully observed and executed view of this newly-established experimental colonial settlement. The village is shown from the opposite bank of the Mana River, from approximately eye-level. Shown within a tropical landscape are eight buildings, five of which appear to be private dwellings, two public buildings, and one (at far left) a store or warehouse. The next plan by Bodin (see below), includes the information that he was an 'Ingénieur Géographe de Militaire'. 10) Captaine BRACHE. An original pen, ink and watercolour map, titled 'Crique Portal depuis son embouchure jusqu'a 40 lieues. Exploration de Mr. le Capne. Brache en Juillet en Aout 1824. d'apres les ordres de Mr. le Baron Milius commandt. et administratr. de la Guyane Fe. pour le Roi.' [French Guiana: 1824]. Pen and ink map of the course of the river with large watercolour vignette of the rapids of St. Bernard, within a black wash border, on laid French Grand-Aigle paper (watermark of a crowned eagle clutching thunderbolts in each foot, with 'Montgolfier / Annonay' countermark). Sheet size 25 1/4 x 35 inches. Shows the course of the 'Crique Portal', a tributary of the Rio Maroni that runs roughly from southwest to northeast, specifically designed to show in large inset a series of rapids (Saul St. Bernard) that obstruct navigation on the river. 11) E. BODIN & Mr. LAINÉ. An original chart, titled in a cartouche 'Plan de l'embouchure de la Mana levé et dressé par ordre de Monsieur le Baron Milius commandant a la Guyane pour le Roi par les Officiers de la Goelette de sa Majesté l'Artésienne sous la direction de Mr. Lainé commandant la station de Cayenne, conjointement avec Mr. Bodin ingénieur géographe militaire'. [French Guiana:] July 1824. Pen, ink and watercolour chart with soundings marked in black and red, title cartouche and explanatory index on a trompe-l'oeil 'sheet' of paper, all within black ink ruled border, on two joined sheets of laid paper (watermark: an 'M' in a shield, with an 'M' countermark). Sheet size: 24 5/8 x 46 1/8 inches. A finely-presented manuscript nautical chart of an area of the utmost importance to the settlers on the banks of the Mana, in the far north west of French Guiana. Numerous soundings are given and the title cartouche is enriched by the inclusion of two 'cornucopias' overflowing with pineapples, mangos, paw-paw, avocado, banana and tropical flowers. A preparatory drawing for the following: 12) E. BODIN & Mr. LAINÉ. An original chart, titled in a cartouche 'Plan de l'embouchure de la Mana levé et dressé par ordre de Monsieur le Baron Milius commandant a la Guyane pour le Roi par les Officiers de la Goelette de sa Majesté l'Artésienne sous la direction de Mr. Lainé Commandant la Station de Cayenne, conjointement avec Mr. Bodin Ingénieur Géographe de Militaire'. [French Guiana:] July 1824. Pen, ink and watercolour chart with soundings marked in black and red, title cartouche and explanatory index on a trompe- l'oeil 'sheet' of paper, all within black ink ruled border, on two joined sheets of laid French Grand-Aigle paper, signed 'E. Bodin D[irex]it.' in red ink in lower right corner (crowned eagle, with indistinct countermark). Sheet size: 24 1/8 x 44 3/4 inches. A more highly finished variant to the above, with additions and corrections and signed by Bodin. 13) GRESSIER. Plan de l'Embouchure de la Rivière de Cayenne et des Mouillages Extérieurs Levé en Mars 1820, dans la Campagne de la Corvette la Bayadère et du Brick Le Favori, par M. M. Gressier Ingénieur Hydrographe de la Marine ... Sous les Ordres et la Direction de M. le Baron Roussin ... Chef de l'Expédition. Paris: Dépòt-général de la Marine, 1822. Black and white copper-engraving. Sheet size: 27 1/2 x 40 1/8 inches. A fine engraved marine chart, almost contemporary with the manuscript plans and drawings above. It shows Cayenne and its vicinity in detail, and includes an inset of the Iles du Salut (including the infamous Devil's Island). Howgego M44 & V1.

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        Voyage En Amerique, En Italie, En Sicilie, et En Egypte, Pedant Les Annees 1816. 1817. 1818. Et 1819 [Atlas Title: Recuil Des Cartes et Des Vues Du Voyage En Amerique, En Italie, Etc

      Paris: (Doublet [vol. 1] and Boucher [vol. II] for) Delaunay and Belon, 1821. 3 volumes. 2 text volumes, 8vo., (7 6/8 x 4 6/8 inches); Without the two errata leaves, one at end of each volume (occasional light spotting). Contemporary French tree calf, each cover decorated with gilt border of floral roll tool, smooth spines gilt-ruled in six compartments, red morocco lettering-pieces in the second, green morocco lettering-pieces in the third, the others decorated with small gilt tools (discreet repairs to the joints); Atlas volume, oblong folio (11 x 13 2/8 inches) 59 numbered lithographed plates, comprising: lithographed title within oval cartouche framed by 4 allegorical vignettes depicting America, Italy, Sicily and Egypt, by Brocas after Montulé; 2 folding maps, of eastern North America and of the Nile basin, both after Montulé, the first drawn on stone by Moulin; and 56 plates, 14 by Brocas and the remainder by Montulé, after Montulé's drawings, and printed at the lithographic press of the Comte de Lasteyrie, except plate 9, printed by Marlet (small marginal repaired tear to lithograph title). Contemporary sheep, manuscript paper label on upper cover, smooth spine gilt with lettering- pieces (restored). First Edition, ONE OF THE FIRST FRENCH TRAVEL BOOKS ILLUSTRATED WITH LITHOGRAPHS, INCLUDING SEVERAL EARLY LITHOGRAPHIC VIEWS OF AMERICA. Montulé appears to have first visited North America at the time of the Revolution. In vol. I he relates, in letter form, a voyage from September 1816 to October 1817, from New York to the West Indies, with stops in St. Thomas, Jamaica, and Santo Domingo, and returning north via New Orleans and the Mississippi to the Ohio river regions and the Hudson valley. "The account is significant because it relates Montulé's experiences during his journey up the Mississippi on board the Vesuvius, which is said to have been the third steamboat to ply the waters of the Mississippi. The boat and its navigation are described in detail. Another distinguishing feature of the narrative is the information it contains about Frenchmen in the United States, especially Napoleonic refugees..." - Clark, Travels in the New South, II, 47. The remaining volumes describe his travels in Sicily and Egypt. In his foreword Montulé states that he "never would have published these letters without the help of lithography," whose ease of execution convinced him to share with the public some of the sketches he had made in his travels. He apologizes for not having made use of eminent artists, as the cost would have rendered the work too expensive. In fact his lithographs are very fine, full of carefully observed detail, and extremely important for their early date: a number of Montulé's plates are in fact lithographic "firsts," notably plate 3, the fine view of New York seen from the west, which appears to be THE EARLIEST LITHOGRAPHED VIEW OF NEW YORK CITY. It is the earliest view of New York listed by John Reps, whose union catalogue of American city views purports to list all separately published lithographic city views of America. Other plates which are among the first of their kind include a depiction of the skeleton of a mammoth in the Philadelphia Museum, views of Philadelphia itself, a group of unidentified Native Americans of the Mississippi region, an "encounter with a rattlesnake on the bank of the Ohio River", and two views of Niagara Falls. Montulé's lithographs have been somewhat neglected in the standard repertories of early American prints and bibliographies of American travel books: his prints predate by several years more celebrated collections of French lithographic views of America, such as Milbert's Itinéraire pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson, published in 1828-1829, as well as any American-produced examples. (The first lithographic press in the United States was established in New York City in 1822, by Barnet & Doolittle; their earliest recorded production was a series of botanical illustrations from Muhlenberg's 1822 Grammar of Bota. Book.

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        FAUSTUS: From the German of Goethe. [Faust] [Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Trans.]

      London:: Boosey and Sons, 1821 FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of part 1 of "Faust" & one of the earliest translations of any part of Goethe's Masterpiece into English. In the original drab boards. Though uncredited, the translation was executed by Coleridge. 8vo. viii + 86pp. + index of engravings after Moritz Retzsch by Henry Moses which were issued separately by Boosey in a slightly larger format. This volume is with Title Page but missing the Portrait frontis. Which was excised very early on. 1 folding plate. The earliest version of any part of Goethe's "Faust" dates from 1813 when a fragment appeared in Mmme de Stael's GERMANY. An uncredited translation of another fragment, possibly by J.C. Morgan, was printed in "Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine" in 1820, the same year as the Retzsch portfolio. Later, married copies of the illustrations & text volume sometimes appear bound together. THIS VOLUME IS THE FIRST COMPLETE TRANSLATION OF PART I. Some light wear to the spine; a uniform very, very light damp staining to the lower margin throughout. This first edition of the text volume in the original boards is quite rare. "Coleridge began, but soon abandoned, the translation in 1814, returning to the task in 1820. At Coleridge's own insistence, it was published anonymously in 1821, illustrated with 27 line engravings copied by Henry Moses after the original plates by Moritz Retzsch. His publisher, Thomas Boosey, brought out another edition in 1824. Although several critics recognized that it was Coleridge's work, his role as translator was obscured because of its anonymous publication. Coleridge himself declared that he 'never put pen to paper as translator of Faust', and subsequent generations mistakenly attributed the translation to George Soane, a minor playwright, who had actually commenced translating for a rival press." (Faustus from the German of Goethe Translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, publication date September 2007.) In a custom designed clamshell case in fine condition.. First Edition.

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        The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook round the World Complete in Seven Volumes with Map and Other Plates (7 Volumes of 7 Complete Set Volume I, II, II, IV, V, VI, VII, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7)

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1821. Seven volume set describes the 3 voyages of Captain Cook, from 1778-1780. Three quarters leather over marbled boards, gilt bands on spine, brown endpapers, includes original map in Volume 1 (it has a little light foxing and one marginal 5mm closed tear but is otherwise in very good condition). 398pp (foldout map at front and 5 plates), 368pp (2 plates), 372pp (4 plates), 304pp (1 plate plus foldout table at rear), 472pp (2 plates), 503pp (6 plates), 462pp (3 plates plus foldout table at rear). Internally in very good condition, just a little age spotting, mostly confined to endpapers and plates. Externally the spines are rubbed, volume 7 has a 3cm by 2cm surface chip at the spine tail and a tear near the spine head and is cracked along front joint (front board still attached but is working loose). One or two pages per volume have minor chips to margins, not affecting text. Overall an attractive set, complete with map and all plates. Packed weight 5kg.. Three-Quarter Leather. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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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

      London: R Ackermann. VG : in Very good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Occasional light foxing. 1821. First Edition. Red quarter-leather with marbled boards. v; 124pp + plates :: 27 superb hand coloured plates + frontis vignette :: 290mm x 200mm (11" x 8") .

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        A History of Madeira (First Edition)

      London: R. Ackermann, 1821. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Contemporary half red calf leather with raised bands and gilt decorations on spine. Olive green calf label with gilt lettering. Marbled boards, edges and endsheets. Slight offsetting of the images and sporadic spotting to both text and engravings. With 24 hand colored engravings and hand colored title vignette illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Occupations of the Inhabitants of Madeira. The entire text, most of it in verse, is from the pen of William Combe, then in his 79th year. The aquatints are intended to display character as well as costume, and show priest, friar, peasant, and fisherman at their daily occupations, not without a touch of humor. v, 128. List of plates: West View of Lee Fort (frontispiece); Inside of a Cottage; Rural Occupations; Peasants going to Market; Manner of Cultivating the Ground; A Farmer & his Daughter going to Town; Rural Toil; Costume peculiar to some of the Western Inhabitants of the Island; Fishermen; Manner of bringing Wine to Town when clear; Manner of drawing Pipes &c. by means of the Sledge; An Accident upon the Road; A Piror of the Order of St. Francis, & a Lay Brother; A Franciscan Friar collecting Donations for his Convent; A Franciscan Father on a Journey; Priests in different Attire; Lay Sisters of the Order of the Lady of Mount Carmel; A Nun and her Attendant; A Lady & her Servant going to Church; Usual Manner of Travelling in Hammocks; Manner of Visiting among the Ladies at Funchal; Members of the Senate; Official Dress of the members of the Camera or Senate on the Death of the King and Accession of his Successor; An Officer & private of the Garrison of Funchal. Lacking 3 plates. Overall in GOOD condition. Photos available upon request. MADEIRA is a Portuguese archipelago in the north Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the Autonomous regions of Portugal, with Madeira Island and Porto Santo Island being the only inhabited islands. Although technically located in the African Plate, some 650 km (360 mi) off the North African coast, Madeira belongs ethnically, culturally and politically to Europe, some 955 km (583 mi) from the European mainland. Madeira was discovered by Portuguese sailors some time between 1418 and 1420. The archipelago is considered to be the first discovery of the exploratory period initiated by Henry the Navigator of Portugal. It is a popular year-round resort, noted for its Madeira wine, flowers, and embroidery artisans, as well as its New Year's Eve celebrations that feature a spectacular fireworks show, which is the largest in the world according to the Guinness World Records.. First Edition. Half Calf Leather. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover.

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      Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1821.. 104pp. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco with boards spine, edges, and dentelles all elaborately gilt. Scattered light foxing. Fine. [with:] [MANUSCRIPT LETTER, SIGNED, FROM JOHN ADAMS TO DANIEL WEBSTER]. Dec. 23, 1821. [2]pp. with integral address leaf. In a half morocco and cloth clamshell case, in two cloth chemises. A presentation copy, inscribed by Daniel Webster on the titlepage: "Mr. Webster desires Mr. Boylston's acceptance of this, with his regards." This copy is beautifully bound in red straight-grained morocco, tooled in gilt on the boards and the spine, presumably bound for Boylston to signify it as a special copy. Accompanying the pamphlet is a remarkable letter from John Adams, second president of the United States, congratulating Webster on the speech and lauding him as the greatest orator of the time. Webster presented the pamphlet to Ward Nicholas Boylston (1749-1828), member of a prominent Boston family and a cousin of John Adams. Born in Boston, Boylston spent some twenty-five years in London engaged in various lines of trade, before returning to the United States in 1800 and settling in Princeton. He endowed a chair at Harvard in Rhetoric and Oratory, with the condition that John Quincy Adams would be installed as professor. The long and laudatory oration celebrates the bicentennial of the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth in 1620 and the rise of the nation which grew from this seed. Webster's primary theme is the American Revolution and the principles of American democracy. Addressed to "the true sons of New England," it is a clear statement of Webster's political stance, in which he frames his views as the proper successor to the New England founders, most particularly John Adams. This includes his determined opposition to slavery and its spread, just tested in the debates over the Missouri Compromise in 1820. Discussing reaction to the Revolution, at one point he calls Edmund Burke "the most consummate orator of modern times." But his greatest praise is reserved for John Adams, whom Webster calls " who has been attended through life by a great and fortunate genius...among the most able and zealous defenders of the violated rights of his country," and other warm praises running for three pages. To John Adams, second president of the United States, one of the few surviving signers of the Declaration of Independence, and arguably the most important figure in the Revolution from Massachusetts, the speech rang true, and not only for its towering praise of himself. He wrote a laudatory letter of thanks to Webster, the very letter which accompanies this pamphlet. The letter, dated Dec. 23, 1821, is in the hand of an unknown secretary (for reasons made clear in the letter), but signed by Adams in a shaky eighty-five-year- old hand. In it he praises Webster for his ability as an historian and orator, and for his stand on slavery. It is a remarkable passing of the torch from one great American leader to another. Adams writes: "Thank you for your Discourse delivered at Plymouth on the termination of the second century of the landing of our Forefathers. Unable to read it from defect of sight, it was last night read to me by our friend Shaw. It is the effort of a great mind richly stored with every species of information. If there be an American who can read it without tears, I am not that American. It enters more perfectly into the genuine spirit of New England than any production I ever read. The observations on the Greeks and Romans, on colonization in general, on the West India Islands, on the past present and future in America of the Slave trade, are sagacious profound and affecting to a high degree. "Mr. Burke is no longer entitled to the praise, 'the most consummate orator of modern times.' "What can I say of what regards myself - To my humble name exegisti monumentum aere marmore et audio perennieus [a slightly misspelled reference to Horace: 'I have built a monument more lasting than marble or bronze']. "This oration will be read five hundred years hence, ought to be read at the end of every Century, and indeed at the end of every year. "I am Sir with the profoundest esteem your most obedient humble servant, John Adams." A remarkable confluence of documents, bringing together New England's two political giants. SABIN 102262. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 7609.

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