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        The Gallery of Nature and Art; or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Comprising News & Entertaining Descriptions

      London: Printed for Walker and Co, 1821. Books measure 9 1/4 x 6 inches.Complete in 6 volumes. Collation,x,527pp, vi,488pp, vi,411pp, x,552pp, x,688pp,x,624pp.94engraved plates on India paper.Although the title page states 100 plates, this and other copies appear to be complete with 94 plates.Bound in period full green morocco, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling in compartments, inner and outer dentelles, full gilt edges. Calf light rubbed, some scuffing, board on one volume stained. Generally all bindings in very good clean condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate on endpaper, some spotting and foxing to plates.Pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A very good set, in very attractive bindings.A17 . Very Good. Large 8vo.

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        Queen Mab

      London: Printed and published by W. Clark, 201, Strand, 1821. Demy 8vo; half-title not called for; integral leaf publisher’s advertisements at end, verso blank (v. note); pp.182+[ii]; Victorian quarter olive green morocco-faced sheep, ruled black on sides, ruled and lettered gilt on spine; old-rose boards; t.e.g., others uncut. Very slight rubbing to covers; unobtrusive ink scoring in margins, passim, and one or two light pencilled notes, all apparently contemporary; single fox-spot on one margin and a couple of light marginal marks elsewhere, but a nice copy nonetheless of the scarcer, unmutilated issue. From the library of Paul Foot, with his bookplate on the front end-paper and his pencilled note of purchase dated ‘12/74’ on the front paste-down. The first published edition of a work printed for private distribution by Shelley in an edition of 250 copies in 1813. The publisher, Clark, was prosecuted by the Society for the Suppression of Vice and sentenced to four months imprisonment in Cold Bath Fields Prison for issuing the present edition, prior to which he is said to have sold only fifty copies, but on agreeing to give up the remainder of the edition to the Society, he was pardoned. The ‘balance’ of sheets and volumes supposedly given up appears to have been no more, at most, than a token, for Clark continued selling the title with a Bowdlerised text, printed from the same setting of type, in which a number of the most aggressive passages were mutilated by the omission of words and verses, whilst sheets and bound copies of the original issue passed to another publisher, R. Carlile, who re-published them with a cancel title-page in the following year, and again, with another title-page in 1823. Both the unmutilated Clark and the Carlile issues are known in two variants, which as far as is known were published simultaneously, the final leaf being either taken up by Clark advertisements, or containing the dedication ‘To Harriet *****’, which is otherwise omitted from the volume. It seems reasonable to suppose, however, that though the two variants may have been published simultaneously, the dedication was omitted from the volume in error, and introduced in place of the advertisement leaf part-way through the print run, the advertisements thereby being characteristic of the earlier state of text. The present copy is of the un-mutilated variant, and has the advertisement leaf. Buxton Forman, 22 All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        TAKINGS; OR, THE LIFE OF A COLLEGIAN. A POEM

      London: John Warren, G. And W.B. Whittaker, 1821. Marbled boards with matching endpaper. Panelled spine. Spine sunned to brown as is usually seen with green bindings. Evidence of old removal of a label from front preliminary. Catalogue slip laid-in. Twenty-six full-page hand-colored plates all beginning with the word "Taking". All plates in excellent condition. Lovely typography of the lengthy poem by Thomas Gaspey. Signed binding by Riviere and Sons. 184pp.. First Edition. 3/4 Dark Green Morocco. Nearly Fine/No Jacket. Tall Octavo.

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        Voyage en Arménie et en Perse, fait dans les années 1805 et 1806.

      A Paris, chez Pélicier et Nepveu 1821 - Accompagné d'une Carte des pays compris entre Constantinople et Téhéran, dressée par M. le Chef d'Escadron Lapie, suivi d'une Notice sur le Ghilan et le Mazenderan par M. le Colonel Trezel; et orné de planches lithographiques. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. A Paris, chez Pélicier et Nepveu - 1821 - 480 pages. 10 planches dont un frontispice et une grande carte repliée, hors texte. Reliure cartonnée rouille de l'époque. Dos lisse avec étiquette de titre verte. Coiffes et coins frottés. Rousseurs éparses. Bon état. Format in-8°(22x14). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AVENTURES DE TELEMAQUE DELESTRE-BOULAGE PARIS 1821

      DELESTRE-BOULAGE 1821 Deux volumes in-8 (215 x 132 mm), tome 1 : faux-titre, titre, xl pp., 366 pp., tome 2 : faux-titre, titre, 413 pp., veau glace' bleu, dos a' cinq nerfs plats orne', pieces de titre et de tomaison orange, triple filet or, dentelle et motif central a' froid

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

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

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        Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific

      Abraham Small, Philadelphia 1821 - 278 pp + 78 pp Gazette, with fold-out map. 8vo. Leather. Scarce. Edgeworn and lt soiled/scuffed, spine head lt chipped, spine leather lt cracked. Lt sm. insect damage to rear joint. Bluish staining to edges (marbling?), heavily rubbed. Pds soiled and chipped, foxing/lt soil throughout, lt dampstain to foot of last few pgs. Approx. 3" tear to one pg, repaired w/ clear tape by p.o. Hinges split, binding cords intact. Ink notation to fpd and verso of map. Map edgeworn and heavily creased, foxed/soiled, faint dampstain to bottom edge; two short tears to edges repaired on verso w/ archival tape. Text unmarked, binding relatively strong. Full title: "Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper; under the orders of William Edward Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and Commander of the Expedition. With an Appendix. To Which Is Added, The North Georgia Gazette, and Winter Chronicle [by Edward Sabine]." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An act for regulating the fur trade, and establishing a Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction within certain parts of North America

      London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1821. Very Good. Folio (30cm); pages 569-575. First page yellowed. Disbound. References: Streeter Sale VI: 3694; Soliday, Western Americana I:1204. "Behind this act lies the history of the struggle between the Hudson's Bay Company and the Northwest Company of Montreal. From the year 1803 the struggle between the two companies for supremacy in the West and on the Pacific had been a series of murder and robbery. This act gave jurisdiction in all the territories west to the Pacific to the Hudson's Bay Company, which meant that all the vast territory from New York to the pacific, and from the Arctic Sea down to Oregon and North California became the possession of that company. Further, the act made all free traders and members of the Northwest Company outlaws." --Peter Decker in Soliday, Western Americana.

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        BREVIARUM ROMANUM.

      Legatura in bazzana avana del secolo XIX. Duplice ed elegante cornice dorata inquadra stemma e monogramma. Agli angoli dei piatti delicato motivo floreale. Cm. 20x12. 5461

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        The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

      John Murray, London 1821 - Complete 2-volume set. 12mo. Full calf with compartments and gilt spine lettering and spine decorations. viii, 326pp; 343pp, (1p ad). Very good. Original spines expertly remounted. A tight, quite attractive fifth edition of these essays first brought out by Murray the year before -- whose best known contributions are of course "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Of great interest is the bookplate near the top of the front pastedown of Volume I: "Ex Libris / John Ruskin / Brantwood." Ruskin (1819-1900) was of course the greatest art critic of the Victorian age, and Brantwood his glorious estate in England's Lake District. This is Type 2 of his bookplate, designed by William Morris of the Kelmscott Press in 1889, around the time Ruskin suffered a severe physical and mental breakdown. Although this title does not appear in James Reardon's 2012 "The Library of John Ruskin," which lists 2,969 books known to have belonged to Ruskin, much of his library got scattered and reappearances are quite common -- so much so that Reardon is compiling an addendum. Some spurious Ruskin bookplates do exist, identified by Reardon as Type 3, 4 and 6. One leading Ruskin scholar theorized about this copy of the Sketch Book, "it is more a probability than a possibility that the book did emanate from Ruskin (and Brantwood). Conceivably it was something that he might have read in childhood." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Telegraf-signaler för flottorna.

      Karlskrona, Kongl. amiralitets-boktryckeriet, 1821. 4:o. (12),188,(11) s. Flaggtavlan på s. (12) färglagd med akvarellfärger. + Afskrift. [=rubrik]. Karlskrona, P. E. Flygares enka, 1837. 4:o. (2) s. Ngt nött samtida hfrbd med blåstänkta snitt. En formskuren samtida handskriven titeletikett på främre pärmen. Pärmarna med klistermarmorerat papper. Ryggen maskangripen överst och i falsarna samt även ytliga maskangrepp på pärmarna. Inlagan mestadels tryckt på blåtonat, styvt papper. En färgfläck i texten på s. (11) i början. Ett bokstavsregister är fint utskuret i yttermarginalen. Kompletteringar i bläck i den avslutande opaginerade delen. "Afskrift"-bladet löst bifogat. Bra ex.. Utfärdad av P. G. Lagerstråle och Rudolf Cederström. Ordet bok har koden 1169. 4866 betyder "Konungen är illamående" och 4728 "Jag har fruntimmer ombord". "Afskrift" innehåller några tillägg och ändringar till signalkoderna

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

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

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        Memoirs of the Secret Societies of the South of Italy, particulary the Carbonari

      John Murray 1821 Translated from the original ms. London, John Murray, 1821. In 8vo; pp. XV, 223 e dodici tavole per lo più spieghevoli. Mezza tela coeva, titolo in oro. L?origine, l?ambiente, gli usi dei Carbonari e della Massoneria nel Regno. Di particolare interesse le tavole: personaggi politici, guardie e polizia carbonara, patenti di appartenza. La grande tavola con la riunione della Loggia al completo per l?iniziazione del nuovo adepto. Prima ed unica edizione in inglese. L?edizione in italiano fu pubblicata nel 1904.

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        Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific

      in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper Under the Orders of William Edward Parry 1821 - Twoaccounts of the journeys undertaken by William Edward Parry and his crew in the Arctic. Second edition. Sir William Edward Parry (19 December 1790 8 or 9 July 1855) was an English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer, who in 1827 attempted one of the earliest expeditions to the North Pole. In 1818 he received command of the brig Alexander in the Arctic expedition under Captain (afterwards Sir) John Ross. This expedition returned to England without having made any new discoveries but Parry, confident, as he expressed it, that attempts at Polar discovery had been hitherto relinquished just at a time when there was the greatest chance of succeeding, in the following year obtained the chief command of a new Arctic expedition; consisting of the two ships HMS Griper and HMS Hecla. This expedition returned to England in November, 1820 after a voyage of almost unprecedented Arctic success, having accomplished more than half the journey from Greenland to Bering Strait, the completion of which solved the ancient problem of a Northwest Passage. A narrative of the expedition, entitled Journal of a Voyage to discover a North-west Passage, appeared in 1821. Upon his return Lieutenant Parry received promotion to the rank of commander. In May 1821 he set sail with the HMS Fury and HMS Hecla on a second expedition to discover a Northwest Passage, but had to return to England in October 1823 without achieving his purpose. During his absence he had in November 1821 been promoted to post rank, and shortly after his return he was appointed acting Hydrographer of the Navy. His Journal of a Second Voyage, &c. , appeared in 1824. With twenty platesto volume one and thirty-one plates to volume two (collatedcomplete), many ofwhich are folding. Bookplate of W. Boultbee Whall to front pastedowns. Condition: In half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally sound, though rubbed. All joints cracked, with rear board of the first volume and front board of the second volume detached. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, with some scattered spotting and offsetting throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Maurerischer Blüthenkranz aus den Archiven teutscher Logen gesammelt. 2 Bände.

      Selbstverlag 5821-22 (1821-1822), Mannheim - 8vo. Mit 2 Titelvignetten u. 8 Musikbeilagen auf 4 doppels. Falttaf. 1 Bl., X, 259; X, 280 S., 1 Bl. Türkisfarbene OPp. m. RSchild. Erste Ausgabe. - Einige Jahre später, 1830, erschien noch eine weitere Fortsetzung als 3. Band. - Einbände berieben, Ecken bestoßen, 1. RSchild falsch "maurischer Blüthen-Kranz". Kl. Name auf Vorsätzen. Durchgehend etw. stockfleckig, im Rande stärker. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      Printed for Richardson & Co., London 1821 - Later edition. Volume IV ONLY. Later 19th Century half leather and cloth. Original spine laid down with some loss at the extremities, a good copy. Clement C. Moore's copy with his ownership Signature on the title page. Presumably we needn't tell you that Moore wrote *A Visit from St. Nicolas,* (better known as *Twas the Night Before Christmas*). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SELECT VIEWS IN CUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND, AND LANCASHIRE.

      - Second edition, (iv), xxxiv, 35-46, complete with 48 delicate soft-ground etchings by William Frederick Wells after Wilkinson and printed by Ackermann. A full-margined untrimmed copy in the rare original cloth, rebacked in fine green morocco lettered direct with raised bands gilt-ruled and decorated, with original gilt lettered title on front board, London, for Wilkinson by Ackermann, 1821. * Abbey: 188 ; Upcott: p.131; Bicknell: 73.1. A very scarce example of this key work on the Lake District that exemplifies the region's role within the Romantic sensibility. * Wikinson was a Carlisle-born amateur artist who until 1804 lived with his wife's relatives the Brownriggs at Ormathwaite under Skiddaw. In 1803 he became Vicar of East Wretham in Norfolk and left the north for good. The text was supplied anonymously by William Wordsworth and this later became the basis for his famous Guide to the Lakes of 1820. * "Guide to the Lakes, William Wordsworth's travellers' guidebook to England's Lake District, has been studied by scholars both for its relationship to his Romantic poetry and as an early influence on 19th-century geography. Originally written because Wordsworth needed money, the first version was published in 1810 as anonymous text in a collection of engravings. The work is now best known from its expanded and updated 1835 fifth edition. According to Wordsworth biographer Stephen Gill: "The Guide is multi-faceted. It is a guide, but it is also a prose-poem about light, shapes, and textures, about movement and stillness . It is a paean to a way of life, but also a lament for the inevitability of its passing . What holds this diversity together is the voice of complete authority, compounded from experience, intense observation, thought, and love." Wordsworth was born in the Lake District and spent much of his life living there. Wordsworth and his friends Robert Southey and Samuel Taylor Coleridge became known as Lake Poets not only because they lived in this area but also because its landscapes and people inspired their work. Wordsworth explained his goal to a reader in May 1810, saying, "What I wished to accomplish was to give a model of the manner in which topographical descriptions ought to be executed, in order to their being either useful or intelligible, by evolving truly and distinctly one appearance from another." In 1820, Wordsworth published a second, longer version of the Guide attached to a book of sonnets he had written about the River Duddon. He explained his reasoning as follows: "This Essay, which was published several years ago as an Introduction to some Views of the Lakes, by the Rev. Joseph Wilkinson, (an expensive work, and necessarily of limited circulation), is now, with emendations and additions, attached to these volumes; from a consciousness of its having been written in the same spirit which dictated several of the poems, and from a belief that it will tend materially to illustrate them. (page 214) In 1822, Wordsworth's text was first published as a separate volume. Fourth and fifth revised editions followed in 1823 and 1835." - Wikipedia

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

      London: R. P. Moore, 1821. Complete in 2 volumes.Collation, xxviii+213, 395pp, with half titles & arrata. Bound in modern quarter calf, raised bands, marble boards, gilt lettering and center stamp. Bindings slightly cocked, lightly rubbed on corners of boards. Both bindings in very good clean condition. Internally, half titles bound slightly to tight, with slightly loss on inner margin, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A good clean two volume work .A3. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo.

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        An Authentic History of the Coronation of His Majesty, King George the Fourth

      London - J. Robins and Co., 1821 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extremely scarce record of the coronation of George IV. With engraved frontispiece and five other plates. George's coronation was a magnificent and expensive affair, costing about 243,000 (approximately 18,994,000 as of 2012; for comparison, his father's coronation had only cost about 10,000, equal to 1,457,000 today). Despite the enormous cost, it was a popular event. Condition: In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing. Front hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, though with some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        A Collection of Some of the Most Interesting Narratives of Indian Warfare in the West, Containing an Account of the Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone, one of the First Settlers of Kentucky

      Lexington, KY: William G. Hunt, 1821. 8vo. (8 x 5 inches). [2], 270pp. Later three quarter dark blue/green morocco over marbled paper boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second compartment, the others panelled with repeat decoration in gilt, top edge gilt. One of the rarest works of the midwestern frontier, chronicling the Indian wars, skirmishes and captivities on the Kentucky and Ohio frontiers in the late 18th century. "The work is essentially a compilation of captivity narratives, including those of Colonel James Smith, Jackson Johonnet, John Slover, and many others. In addition to Daniel Boones heroic battles with hostile Indians, Metcalf includes several episodes from the French and Indian war that occurred in frontier country" (Siebert). "This compilation, seeking to preserve for posterity early border narratives, has become almost as rare as the originals themselves" (Howes). This copy in excellent condition for a work generally not found so. Ayer Supplement 84; Field 1061; Howes M560; Streeter sale 3:1655; Jillson p. 61; Thomson 818; Sabin 48166; American Imprints 6027; Siebert sale 974.

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        A Collection of Some of the Most Interesting Narratives of Indian Warfare in the West, Containing an Account of the Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone

      Lexington: William G. Hunt, 1821. [2], 270 pp. Hardcover, rebound in modern full brown morocco with inner gilt dentelles. The binding is in fine condition; the text block age-toned and rippled with a fore-edge marginal dampstain and occasional blemishes. "This compilation, seeking to preserve for posterity early border narratives, has become almost as rare as the originals themselves." [Howes M560, Sabin 48166]. Provenance: From the estate of Ester Elizabeth Reed MD.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.. Octavo 4.75" x 8".

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        The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet.. Complete in 10 Volumes. Leather Bound

      Edinburgh: Published:Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1821. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches.Complete in 10 volumes. Bound in period red morocco, raised bands, gilt tooling in compartments, inner and outer dentelles, full gilt edges.Calf light rubbed, some scuffing, some minor abrasions. Generally bindings in very good condition.Internally, previous owners bookplate, some light browing or spotting to title pages. Pages in good clean condition throughout.A very good set, in very attractive period bindings.A18 . Full Leather. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Carte Reduite de la Mer Mediterranee et de la Mer Noire

      1821.. Copper engraving. Later colouring. Fine condition, good margins. Size: 91 x 62 cm. (36 x 24½ inches) Large chart of the Western Mediterranean, from the Atlantic to the Dalmatian coast, and from the Bay of Biscay to the Sahara. Ports and Capes on the coast are shown in detail, but there is little detail on the land. Rhumb lines at sea. Title at upper centre. Stamp of the ' Depot General de la Marine' at lower centre

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        MEDICAL BOTANY: Or, History of Plants in the Materia Medica of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Pharmacopoeias. Arranged According to The Linnæan (Linnaean) System

      London:: E. Cox and Son,, 1821. Near Fine. TWO VOLUMES. Complete Set. Two Near Fine hardback Second Editions in modern half tan leather bindings and marbled boards, raised bands spine, gilt lettering on black spine labels, gilt decoration spines, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Complete with all 138 hand colored plates. Top edge of title pages repaired with matching paper. Scattered foxing. 8vos. xii, 228 pp. vi, 216 pp.

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        The Tour of Dr Syntax (three volumes) In Search of the Picturesque, In Search of Consolation, In Search of a Wife

      R Ackermann 1821 - handsome three volume uniformly half-calf bound set, rubbed at head and tail of spines but generally very good, marbled boards a little scuffed, marbled edges and endpapers, compartments decorated gilt with gilt titles on red morocco, plain name labels to pastedowns from the library of George Compton, volume one being the eighth edition with a hand col'd frontis and title vignette & 29 further hand-col'd plates, b&w tailpiece, iii [1] 276pp, Directions to Binder & blanks, volume two being the third edition of 1820 with hand-col'd frontis, 23 further hand-col'd plates, title, advertisement, [1], Introduction [ii], 277pp, Instruction to Binder [i], volume three published in 1821, with hand-col'd frontis and title vignette and 23 further hand-col'd plates & tailpiece, title, Preface [ii], Directions to Binder [1], 279pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Principles of Political Economy

      London: Baldwin, 1821. First. hardcover. near fine. 235 pages + 4 pages of advertisements. Very occasional foxing and a small brown stain in the margin of 2 pages, probably an offset from a small bit of paper. Slim 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 black morocco, gilt lettered spine with raised bands, marbled boards, t.e.g. London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. First Edition. Scarce. A very clean copy.

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        Kenilworth aRomanceIn Three Volumes

      Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co; and John Ballantyne., 1821 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The complete set of this historical novel from Sir Walter Scott. First edition. Each volume features its original half title, and is bound in its original publishers' bindings. Kenilworth is a novel of selfishness versus selflessness and ambition versus love. The title refers to Dudley's Kenilworth Castle in Kenilworth, Warwickshire. The novel opens, however, at Cumnor Place, near Abingdon in Berkshire. Much of the novel gives a fair depiction of the Elizabethan court, involvingrepresentations of historical figures such as Mary Queen of Scots, William Shakespeare, and the Earl of Essex, Sir Christopher Blount. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In original publishers bindings. Externally, all volumes are a trifle rubbed, with wear and loss to the spines. Backstrips are lifting in places. Two front, and three rear hinges are slightly strained. Internally, all volumes are generally firmly bound, and bright throughout. Light spotting to the text block edge, with some light marginal foxing to volume one. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Travels in Egypt, during 1818 and 1819

      London: Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co., 1821., 1821. Small 4to.; pp. iv, 116. Complete with 12 plates of which 7 folding, one tinted. Bound in recent dark green half calf with gilt titles to spine, marbled boards. Some 25 leaves have been added at the end to give the book a more appealing thickness. Light foxing to some plates; light, occasional foxing to text. Very attractive. Voyages, Vol. V.

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        China and Japan

      London, 1821. Copper engraving, 47 x 59 cms, original hand-colour, closed tear in lower margin, blank verso; prepared for Playfair’s ‘New General Atlas’.

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        A tour through the southern provinces of the Kingdom of Naples.

      Rodwell and Martin, London 1821 - Ottima legatura in mz. pelle con angoli, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Piatti in carta marmorizzata. Lieve ingiallitura di alcune pagine altrimenti bell esemplare in barbe. Raro. Descrizione di un viaggio da Napoli a Reggio Calabria e ritorno con diverso percorso: all andata attraverso la Campania, la Basilicata e la Puglia e al ritorno lungo il versante tirrenico. Le tavole raffigurano tra l altro Benevento, Polignano, Otranto, Taranto, Nicastro, Lauria e Salerno. 4to (cm. 28,3), XI-(1)449(1) pp. con 1 carta geografica e 13 tavv. incise su rame da C.Heath su disegni dell A.

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        Neues Gesangbuch für die Erziehungsanstalt zu Schnepfenthal.,

      Schnepfenthal Erziehungsanstalt zu Schnepfenthal, 1821 - X + 262 S. Gesangbuch zum Gebrauche bey der öffentlichen und häuslichen Andacht. Auf dem vorderen Vorsatz befindet sich eine handschriftliche zeitgenössische Besitzereintragung eines A. zu Waldeck. Die Ecken und die Kapitale sind bestoßen. Die Ecken sind etwas gebogen. Der Einband ist stellenweise etwas berieben. Die Eckenbereiche sind berieben, vor allem an der unteren Ecke des Vorderdeckels. Das vordere Vorsatz, das hintere Vorsatz und der Hinterspiegel sind an den Rändern gebräunt. Die Vorsätze und Spiegel sind stellenweise etwas fleckig. Der Schnitt ist etwas ergraut und fleckig. Die ersten und die letzten paar S. sind leicht fleckig. Die S. von etwa S. 221 - S. 228 sind im oberen Bereich der Vorderkante etwas gebräunt. Einige Blätter haben stellenweise Flecken. Sonst gutes Exemplar. sehr guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 330 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Plays and Poems

      London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington., 1821. 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 glossarial index. 21 volumes, octavo (214 × 130 mm). Contemporary burgundy straight-grained morocco, later morocco title labels in brown and black, mid-tan number pieces, decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, roll to boards, yellow coated endpapers, gilt edges. Engraved frontispiece of the author and further engravings throughout. Bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1, library stamp to verso of title pages with serial number in biro, some browning and occasional light foxing, spines a little rubbed, an attractive set in very good condition. The Revised Malone edition. Edmond Malone (1741-1812) was a literary critic and Shakespearean scholar. In 1778 he published his 'Attempt to ascertain the Order in which the Plays of Shakespeare were written', and first published this edition of Shakespeare's works in 1790.

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        COLLECTION OF SOME OF THE MOST INTERESTING NARRATIVES OF INDIAN WARFARE IN THE WEST, CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE ADVENTURES OF COLONEL DANIEL BOONE, ONE OF THE FIRST SETTLERS OF KENTUCKY

      Lexington, KY.: William G. Hunt., 1821. ...iv, 270pp...Brown paper covered boards, brown leather spine with label of title..."Comprehending the most important occurrences relative to its early history- Also, an account of the Manners, and Customs of the Indians, their Traditions and Religious Sentiments, their Police or Civil Government, their Discipline and method of War: To which is added, an account of the expeditions of Genl's. Harmer, Scott, Wilkinson, St. Clair, & Wayne"...Title page has previous owner's signature written in ink a few times, also found on random pages at top margin...Pages are toned, with some foxing, slight soiling but very readable...Nicely rebacked using original boards with paper label on spine....A solid tight copy of an important book describing the problems of the early American expansion to the West.... First Edition.. Hard Cover.. Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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

      London: Printed for Jones & Co, 1821-2 - An imitation of Pierce Egan's famous Life in London, with some merit of its own and a foil to its contemporary, and as a guide to the social history of early nineteenth century London (EGAN, PIERCE, IMITATION) First edition, Third issue (with Jones & Co., as Publishers). 2 vols., 8vo. Hand-colored, engraved additional titles; 34 hand-colored engraved plates, designed and engraved by Messrs. Alken, Dighton, Brooke, Rowlandson, &c. Full tan polished calf, gilt spines, contrasting titel labels, a.e.g. by Riviere & Sons. Tooley 198 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Malaysia] View from Halliburton's Hill, Prince of Wale's Island

      - London: published by William Daniell, January 1st 1821 [watermark 1820]. Hand-coloured aquatint engraving by Daniell. Sheet size: 22 3/4 x 34 3/8 inches. A fine and rare view of "one of the loveliest spots in the Eastern world": the former British colony on the island of Penang, now part of Malaysia. Plate 7 from Daniell's Panoramic Sketch of Prince of Wale's Island The settlement of Penang, off the north west coast of Malaysia in the Strait of Malacca, was formed by the East India Company in 1786. The British flag was raised there on August 11, 1786 by Captain Francis Light of the Indian merchant service. Light had married the King of Quedah's daughter, and the island was given as her dowry. The island is about 16 miles long and about 8 miles wide with a spine of mountains running east to west. The climate, though tropical, is relatively cool, which is why in 1856 it was described in a world gazetteer as being "one of the loveliest spots in the Eastern world." William Daniell (1769- 1837), nephew of Thomas Daniell, R.A., is best known for his views of eastern scenery. "In 1784 he accompanied his uncle to India, and there helped him with drawings and sketches. On their return in 1794 he worked upon their important publication, 'Oriental Scenery.' Between 1795 and 1838 he exhibited as many as 168 pictures at the Royal Academy and 64 at the British Institute. His earlier exhibits were Indian views, but from 1802 to 1807 he sent many views of the north of England and of Scotland. He published 'A Picturesque Voyage to India,' 'Zoography,' in conjunction with William Wood, F.S.A., 'Animated Nature,' 1807, 'Views of London,' 1812, and 'Views of Bhootan,' 1813, from drawings by Samuel Davis, of the East India Company's service, who visited Bhutan in 1783. In 1814 Daniell began 'A Voyage round Great Britain'; this was published in four volumes in 1825 He painted, together with Mr. E. T. Parris, a 'Panorama of Madras,' and afterwards, unaided, another of 'The City of Lucknow and the mode of Taming Wild Elephants.' He became a student of the Royal Academy in 1799, in 1807 was elected associate, and in 1822 a full member of that body." (DNB) Abbey Travel, II, 525, no. 7

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        Bat - Cat & Mat. How happy I could be with either.,

      London, G. Humphrey Milford, printed by Theodore Lande 1821. - Handcoloured orig.-etching. 280 x 208 mm. (Image). Good condition. BM 1975,0118.30 - Caricature with Queen Caroline on the arms of Bergami and her lawyer, before the door of Mother Wood. 19 January 1821. Gewicht in Gramm: 1000

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        Bat - Cat & Mat. How happy I could be with either

      London, G. Humphrey Milford, printed by Theodore Lande 1821.. Handcoloured orig.-etching. 280 x 208 mm. (Image). Good condition. BM 1975,0118.30 - Caricature with Queen Caroline on the arms of Bergami and her lawyer, before the door of Mother Wood. 19 January 1821.

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        Passio domini nostri Iesu Christi secundum quatuor evangelistas in usum ecclesiarum. Novis formis excusa

      Rom, Salvioni 1821. 33 cm. 75, (1) Seiten mit Kupfertitel und 4 blattgroßen Kupfern von Benoit Thiboust, unter anderem nach Carlo Maretta und Francois Monaville; gestochener Titelvignette von Jakob Frey und 4 Kupferstich-Initialien. Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägten Deckelfileten - Rot und schwarz gedruckt. Kupfer zur Passionsgeschichte nach den Evangelien (Matthäus 26.27, Markus 14.15, Lukas 22.23, Johannes 18.19) mit erläuterndem Text. Etwas berieben, letzte 3 Blatt in der unteren Hälfte einzelne Stockflecken - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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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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        Scraps from The Sketch Book of Henry Alken, Engraved by Himself, Containing Forty-Two Plates

      London.: Thomas M'Lean., 1821. Good-. Contemporaneous brown half morocco and cloth. Covers rubbed. Bottom 1/3 of spine covering is missing. Joints cracked. Boards held sturdy by bands. A couple of small closed tears to frontispiece neatly repaired on blank verso with transparent matte tape. There is some nicking to the bottom edge of some leaves and the odd touch of minor damage to blank guard leaves betwixt plates. One small closed tear to a blank area of one plate. A little dog-earing to page corners. Foxed throughout. . First printing. . Hard. 4to. 11".. Good-. Illus. by With 42 plates by and engraved by the author, Henry Alken..

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        Memoirs of the Celebrated Persons composing the Kit-Kat Club

      Hurst, Robinson 1821 - First Edition 1821 complete with 48 engraved plates from originals by Sir Godfrey Kneller, spotting to blank endpapers, contemporary blind-tooled calf with Prince of Wales gilt arms to covers, rebacked, extremities rubbed, owner's bookplate, all edges gilt, folio, for Hurst, Robinson and Co.,1821. Some very faint spotting to plates else a notably clean and crisp copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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

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

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

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        DICTIONARY OF CHEMISTRY, ON THE BASIS OF MR. NICHOLSON'S

      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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        SELECT VIEWS IN CUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND, AND LANCASHIRE.

      Second edition, (iv), xxxiv, 35-46, complete with 48 soft-ground etchings by William Frederick Wells after Wilkinson and printed by Ackermann. The plates generally clean and crisp, a full-margined untrimmed copy in the rare original cloth, rebacked in fine green morocco lettered direct with raised bands gilt ruled and decorated, with original gilt title on front board, a very scarce example of this key work on the Lake District that exemplifies the region's role for the Romantic sensibility. London, for Wilkinson by Ackermann, 1821. [see Abbey: 188 ; Upcott: p.131; Bicknell: 73.1]. * FURTHER PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST * * Wikinson was a Carlisle-born amateur artist who until 1804 lived with his wife's relatives the Brownriggs at Ormathwaite under Skiddaw. In 1803 he became Vicar of East Wretham in Norfolk and left the north for good. The text was supplied anonymously by William Wordsworth and this later became the basis for his famous 'Guide to the Lakes' of 1820.

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        Jagt-gillets handlingar för åren 1821 och 22. [=pärmtitel]. 4:o.

      Samtida handskrift om 77 s. Trevligt lätt nött samtida rött mönsterpressat pappbd vars rygg senare klätts med röd klot. Pärmarna med förgyllt ramverk och präglad titel på frampärmen. Ett blad ngt större till formatet och följaktligen naggat i yttermarginalen med förlust av enstaka bokstäver. I slutet är några blanka blad medbundna. Med Carl Michaelsons exlibris.. Prydlig handskrift innehållande stadgar för jaktgillet och dess protokoll, bl.a. stadgas att "ingen må ofreda vallkullorne" under jakten. En stor del av innehållet upptas av två längre versifierade berättelser av A. Malmberg rörande septemberjakterna 1821-22, den senare företogs i närheten av Lumsheds by i Svärdsjö socken. I gillet ingick bl.a. brukspatron Joh. F. af Uhr, herr Michaélson, löjtnant Th. Nordenadler, fänrik Sv. Littorin, grosshandlare A. R. af Uhr, grosshandlare Hollander, inspektor Er. Lyrberg, trädgårdsmästare And. Malmberg och studeranden B. N. J. Uhr

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        Select works of the British poets : with biographical and critical prefaces by Dr. Aikin [complete in 10 volumes]

      London : Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1821. 1st Edition. Physical description: 10v. ; 13.5cm. Subjects: English poetry -- Poets -- British poets and poetry -- English literature -- Collected works -- Biography -- Criticism. Notes: Lyre illustration on each title page. Very good copies bound in leather-backed marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spine, with raised bands, and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Scattered foxing to prelims of each volume. Previous owner's signature to the title page of each volume. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright and strong.

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