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        George IV Document

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

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

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

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

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

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        Precaution : A Novel

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

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

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

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

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

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        Mes Voyages aux Environs de Paris…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        La Botanique.

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

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        Gesamtansicht ('Baiern. Stadt Straubing.').

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Voyage en Arménie et en Perse, fait dans les années 1805 et 1806 ... Suivie d'une notice sur le Ghilan et le Mzenderian, Par M. le Colonel Trezel.

      Paris, Pélicier et Nepveu, 1821. 8vo. Contemporary French black polished calf-backed marbled boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, sprinkled edges; pp. [4] xii, 506, [2], with frontispiece and nine plates in charcoal lithography, all tissue guards preserved, large folding engraved map (c. 94 x 42 cm); apart from light wear to extremities and occasional negligible spotting, a clean and fresh copy, unopened since binding prior to collating. First edition. This is a detailed travelogue with much focus on the military strength, road infrastructure and economic resources of the region between Istanbul and Tehran, ranging from the Nothern Caucasus, south to Mossul and Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan, written by Napoleon's personal interpreter of Arabic from 1799 onwards. Jaubert had been dispatched by the French government to broker an alliance with Fa'th Ali Shah, in order to assess the feasibility of an assault on British India. Jaubert and his companions, however, were captured by the Persian authorities and incarcerated fora month, until after the Shah's death, they were freed and continued travelling via Kurdistan, Van, Khoy, Tabriz, Ardabil, Soltaniyeh and Qazvin to Teheran. They returned overland to Istanbul. A number of remote places are here described for the first time by a European. Atabey 613; Weber 102; Wilson p. 109; not in Blackmer.

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        \"Vue de la Ville de Paris prise de la lanterne Napoleon, dans le jardin de St. Cloud\". Gesamtansicht mit dem Einzug Napoleons und reicher Personenstaffage.

       Radierung von Johann Adam Klein bei Artaria, Wien, nach 1821, 39,5 x 68,5 cm. Jahn 88, III. - Nach Jahn ist nur die Staffage im Vordergrund von Klein: der Kaiser mit seiner Gemahlin in einer offenen Kalesche, gefolgt von fünf Reitern, im Park zahlreiche Zuschauer. - Späterer Abzug mit Beschriftung unten links und rechts in italienisch. - Geglättete Mittelfalte, sonst wohl erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Frankreich

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        Patent of nobility donated by former elected Roman Emperor Franz II (1768-1835) in his role as the first Austrian Emperor Franz I (1804-1835) to major Franz Penater who was entitled to add 'Von Freyhaide' to his family name.

      Holy Roman Empire, Vienna, d.d. 2 March 1821. Folio. Full red velvet, with yellow and black ribbons, in a metal box. Good condition. 36x31cm. Manuscript, calligraphic text on vellum, with printed decorative margins. One hand painted coloured coat-of-arms in a landscape. In the end the original signature of Franz I. Imperial wax seal with some cracks, in a large disc shaped copper case, attached to the document by the gold cord of the binding. This patent of nobility was donated by the first emperor of Austria to Franz Penater, who acted as major in the Austrian Imperial Army. The patent of nobility entitles him to add Von Freyhaide to his name. He became Oberstlieutenant and artillery commander (Artillerie-Zeugs-Verwalt.-Distr. Commandant) in Ofen, which is nowadays part of Budapest. He was active in the Turkish and French Revolutionskriege (revolutionary wars) as well as other battles that took place during is military service. The patent of nobility stresses that Penater earned his noble title by these war effforts. According to the patent of nobility he was pensioned in 1813, after a 30 year military career. H173

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        C.M.WIELAND's sämmtliche Werke. [Bände 34 bis 42.]

      Wien, In Commission bey Anton Doll - Gedruckt bey Anton Strauß, 1821. - *Bd.34: 'Gespräche unter vier Augen'; - Bd.35: 'Kleine historische und politische Schriften. Erster Theil'; - Bd.36: 'Kleine historische und politische Schriften. Zweyter Theil'; - Bd.37: 'Kleine historische und politische Schriften. Zweyter Theil'; - Bd.38: 'Kleine filosofische Schriften. Erster Theil'; - Bd.39: 'Kleine filosofische Schriften. Zweyter Theil'; - Bd.40: 'Kleine filosofische Schriften. Dritter Theil'; - Bd.41: 'Kleine Schriften vermischten Inhalts. Erster Theil'; - Bd.42: 'Kleine Schriften vermischten Inhalts. Zweyter Theil'. 9 Orig.-Interims-Broschuren, jeweils mit gestochenem Titelblatt mit Vignette von BLASCHKE (nach Locker). - Kanten berieben; Titel mit verblasstem Stempel einer Schloßbibliothek, sonst SEHR gute, unaufgeschnittene Exemplar.

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        PARIS. "Vue de la Ville de Paris prise de la lanterne Napoleon, dans le jardin de St. Cloud". Gesamtansicht mit dem Einzug Napoleons und reicher Personenstaffage.

      - Altkolorierte Radierung von Johann Adam Klein bei Artaria, Wien, nach 1821, 39,5 x 68,5 cm. Jahn 88, III. - Nach Jahn ist nur die Staffage im Vordergrund von Klein: der Kaiser mit seiner Gemahlin in einer offenen Kalesche, gefolgt von fünf Reitern, im Park zahlreiche Zuschauer. - Späterer Abzug (wohl Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts) mit Beschriftung unten links und rechts in italienisch. - Im Ganzen leicht gebräunt. Breitrandig. - Lt. Auskunft des Vorbesitzers diente unser Blatt wohl als Koloriervorlage.

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        Code pharmaceutique

      Paris, Librairie Baillière, 1821, in-8, [4]-XXIV-621 pp, demi-basane verte, dos lisse et fileté, pièce de titre rouge, Nouvelle traduction en français - la première est de 1819 - du Codex de 1818 qui était en latin. Ce Codex de 1818 fut publié conformément à l'ordonnance royale du 8 août 1816 par Vauquelin, Jussieu, Bouillon-Lagrange, etc. Contrairement à ce que prétendent Boussel et Bonnemain, la première traduction française du Codex de 1818 - Codex pour toute la France - est bien de 1819 et non de 1837. Ex-libris manuscrit au titre : "Ex Bibliothecâ Chabry 1832". Épidermures, rousseurs.

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        Wilhelm Meisters Wanderjahre oder Die Entsagenden. Ein Roman.

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

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        PARIS., "Vue de la Ville de Paris prise de la lanterne Napoleon, dans le jardin de St. Cloud". Gesamtansicht mit dem Einzug Napoleons und reicher Personenstaffage.

      Radierung von Johann Adam Klein bei Artaria, Wien, nach 1821, 39,5 x 68,5 cm. Jahn 88, III. - Nach Jahn ist nur die Staffage im Vordergrund von Klein: der Kaiser mit seiner Gemahlin in einer offenen Kalesche, gefolgt von fünf Reitern, im Park zahlreiche Zuschauer. - Späterer Abzug mit Beschriftung unten links und rechts in italienisch. - Geglättete Mittelfalte, sonst wohl erhalten. Europa, Frankreich

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        A History of Madeira. With a Series of Twenty-Seven Coloured Engravings, Illustrative of the Costumes, Manners, and Accupations of the Inhabitants of That Island

      London: R. Ackermann, 1821. Hardback, full-calf, gilt titles to spine. v, 118pp. With 27 hand-coloured plates. Tooley 150. 1st edition 1821. Binding a little worn, slightly faded to spine. 'Norfolk County Library' label to front pastedown. Library blind-stamps on corners of plates. Some occasional soiling and marginal tears, some repaired. A rather delightful copy. (bs53). 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

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        LIFE IN LONDON; OR, THE DAY AND NIGHT SCENES OF JERRY HAWTHORN, ESQ. AND HIS ELEGANT FRIEND, CORINTHIAN TOM, Accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees through the Metrololis

      London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1821 Contains 36 charming hand-colored plates including detailed frontispiece; three folded leaves (6 pages) of music. Numerous original wood-engraved vignettes. A SPLENDID PRODUCTION merging binding with color illustration, woodcuts, and nice typography. Very clean and bright copy with only a hint of mirror imaging with a couple plates and some browning to pp. 118 & 119 from the music pages.FIRST EDITION, 2nd issue: Cohn 262; Abbey, Life 281; Prideaux p. 307, 10, 35; Tooley 196.

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        A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions, in his Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, in the years 1819 & 1820.

      1821 - Two maps (one folding). Engravedillustrations in the text. Contemporary halfcalf and marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt leather label. Lightrubbing. Contemporary bookplate to front pastedown of Stephen Williams. Light scattered foxing, offsetting from folded map. [iii]-xi,320pp. London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Fisher was the assistant surgeon aboard the Hecla during this first of Parry's Arctic expeditions. ?This voyage was for the discovery of the North West Passage, and penetrated through Barrow's Strait as far as Melville Island? - Lande. The maps are ?A Chart of the Discoveries of H.M.S. Hecla & Griper.being on a Voyage to Discover a N.W. Passage? and ?A Map of the Route of the Expedition across Melville Island.? With detailed notes on and illustrations of the polar bear, walrus and musk-ox, as well as additional natural history content. Hill, p.104 (?2nd ed.? but with the same imprint and collation). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fables Sénégalaises, recueillies de l'Ouolof et mises en vers Français, avec des notes destinées à faire connaître la Sénégambie, son climat, ses principales productions, la civilisation et les moeurs des habitans. Paris, Nepveu, Firmin Didot and Ponthieu, 1828. 12mo. Original blue publisher's printed paper wrappers, untrimmed.

      Gay, Bibl. de l'Afrique et l'Arabe 2933; Quérard III, p. 114. Collection of Senegambian fables, collected by a Senegambian and translated into French verse by Baron Roger, commander and administrator for France at Senegambia from 1821 to 1827. In his preface, Baron Roger explains the differences between European and African fables, and extensively explains each fable with reference to the Senegambian situation and culture. En Créole dans le Texte calls it the first collection of African tales for which large parts can be traced in the tales of the Antilles, proving the authenticity of the fables and the exemplary work of the editor. It contains 43 fables and a poem about the love between two palm trees, also with extensive notes, plus a poem and epilogue concerning Bouflers, Governor of Senegambia from 1785 to 1787.Wrinkled throughout and first and last leaves sticking to wrappers. Wrappers damaged. In good condition, untrimmed and most bolts unopened.

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        Faustus: From the German of Goethe.

      Boosey and Rodwell & Martin, London., 1821. First edition. pp.viii, 86, 1 List of Plates. 28 plates, engraved by [Henry] Moses, from the original copper etchings which [Moritz] Ret[z]sch made for the German edition. Quarto. Original cloth-backed pictorial paper boards. Coleridge insisted that he "had never put pen to paper as a translator of Faust" which does not quite accord with what Goethe wrote in a letter to his son, in 1820, saying that Coleridge was already well under way with the translation. There are various theories as to why Coleridge did not wish his name put to the translation the most plausible of which, according to Frederick Burwick and James C. McKusick, editors of the 2007 Oxford University Press edition of Faustus, was that when he first undertook to do the translation, in 1814, he did not wish to be associated with Goethe's unorthodox religious views, which is ironic given that he seemed to be making Faustian pacts of his own, not least in his increasing use of opium. A more prosaic reason is that he had already received an advance of £100 for the translation from John Murray, a figure which he considered "humiliatingly low". Only about a quarter of the play was translated into verse, in a style recognisably Coleridge's, and the rest was summarised in prose passages. The fragile paper boards are rubbed at the edges and there is some sporadic spotting throughout, otherwise a very good copy.

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        De honingbijenteelt behelzende een volledig onderricht van de natuur en huishouding der honingbijen, dezelver voordeelige behandeling (...) soorten van korven. Dordrecht, Blusse, 1797.

      (6)+139+(5) pag. Origineel karton [Volledige Beschrijving van alle konsten, ambachten (...), 14e stuk]. Geillustreerd met 2 uitvouwbare platen. Opdracht aan Ryk Eiken. Met formulier, deels gedrukt, dat dit boek door C. Loosjes Overbeek wordt geschonken aan het gezelschap De struik wordt eindelijk een boom, d.d. Zutphen 1821. Getekend Badon Ghijben.

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        Arabia, Drawn and engraved for Dr Playfair's Atlas.

      Edinburgh, MacReadie, Skelly & Co., 1821. - Engraved map (30 x 48 cm), hand-coloured in outline. Scottish map of the Arabian Peninsula. Old library ink stamp on verso. Al-Qasimi 232.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Treatment of Gravel, Calculus, and other Diseases with a Deeranged Operation of the Urinary Organs.

      London : Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster Row., 1821, 8, VIII, 227, (3) pp., with 8 hand-coloured examples of sedinments on one text leaf, Halbleinenband der Zeit Rücken erneuert feines unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe! William Prout (1785-1850), berühmter Arzt und Chemiker, beschäftigte sich namentlich mit der organischen Chemie und hielt von 1813 an in seinem Hause Vorlesungen, zu deren Besuchern auch Astley Cooper gehörte. Sein zuerst 1821 erschienenes Werk "Inquiry into the nature and treatment of gravel, calculus and other diseases of the urinary organs" verschaffte ihm großen Ruf. Prout war einer der ersten, die Licht in viele dunkle Punkte des animalischen Lebens brachten er gab zuerst eine klare Idee über die Zusammenstellung des Urins, die Verschiedenheiten desselben bei verschiedenen Thieren, die Steinbildung, und förderte gleichzeitig die Kenntniss der Verdauung durch den Nachweis, das der Magen im normalen Zustand stets freie Salzsäure enthält. cit. nach Hirsch IV, p.632f.Prout, "whose name in chemistry is particularly associated with his hypothesis that all atomic weights are a multiple of the atomic weight of hydrogen". J. Büttner & C. Habrich, Roots of Clinical Chemistry, p.84"In 1815, Vogel published his researches on the reduction of metallic salts by sugar, and this work was carried further by William Prout who proved that urinary sugar differed from cane sugar." Murphy, p.149Prout is also remembered, however, for his researches into physical chemistry. In 1815, based on the tables of atomic weights available at the time, he anonymously hypothesized that the atomic weight of every element is an integer multiple of that of hydrogen, suggesting that the hydrogen atom is the only truly fundamental particle (which he called protyle, and that the atoms of the other elements are made of groupings of various numbers of hydrogen atoms. While Prout's hypothesis was not borne out by later more-accurate measurements of atomic weights, it was a sufficiently fundamental insight into the structure of the atom that in 1920, Ernest Rutherford chose the name of the newly discovered proton to, among other reasons, give credit to Prout. - cf. Lederman, Leon (1993). The God Particle

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        Scheikundig handboek voor assaijeurs, goud- en zilversmeden. Groningen, Oomkens, 1821.

      Gebonden in half linnen uit de tijd, 24+450+52 pag.

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        Neue Alpina. Eine Schrift der Schweizerischen Naturgeschichte, Alpen- und Landwirtschaft gewiedmet. Erster und zweiter Band.

      Winterthur: Steinerische Buchhandlung, 1821 - 1827. Originalausgabe 530, 450 S., 5 Taf. Hardcover 2 Bände. Halbleder der Zeit. 5 Tafeln (komplett). Ehem. Bibliotheksex. mit Stempel innen. Einbände bestoßen, Buchrücken von Bd. 2 lädiert. Seiten nachgedunkelt und stellenweise leicht braunfleckig. Ansonsten nur leichte Lager- und Gebrauchsspuren, dem Alter entsprechend guter Zustand. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes, Containing a Description of the most Romantic Scenery of Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire, with Accounts of Antient and Modern Manners and Customs, and Elucidations of the History and Antiquities of that Part of the Country, etc. etc. Illustrated with forty-eight Coloured Views drawn during a Two Year Residence among the Lakes.

      London: R. Ackermann, 1821 - Large quarto (350 x 278 mm). Recent blue crushed morocco by Bayntun (Riviere), raised bands to spine, compartments richly gilt with floral sprays, second and fourth lettered in gilt, rolled floral border gilt to covers within twin gilt fillets either side, beaded role gilt to board-edges, broad turn-ins gilt with floral and fillet rolls, top edge gilt, other untrimmed, marbled endpaapers. Light foxing to preface and contents leaves, otherwise a few trivial spots or marks, faint crease across upper outer corners from half-title to sig. C2, the images never affected. An excellent copy with bright and attractive plates. 48 hand-coloured aquatint plates, similar vignette to the title page. First edition, with the plates watermarked 1818 and 1820 the text 1818, possibly one of 100 large-paper copies (similar to Abbey's copy measuring 14 by 11 ½ inches), from a total print-run of 850. "The book came out in twelve monthly parts the final price being £3 13s 6d and £6 6s [large paper]" (Hardie). Ackermann's intention was to combine the "most striking features of the various kinds of scenery of the lakes, executed by able artists in a style worthy of the subject" with "a description of all that is interesting and remarkable in the nature and appearance of the country combining a judicious selection from the labours of former writers with much new and original information" (publisher's introduction). Of the plates 35 are after Fielding, 12 after James Walton, his brother-in-law, and one after Westall. Fielding was "teacher of drawing and perspective at the East India Company's military college at Addiscombe" (ODNB) An appealing copy of an increasingly hard-to-find book. Abbey, Scenery 192; Tooley 219; Prideaux 336. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An inquiry into the means which have been taken to preserve the British Navy, from the earliest period to the present time, particularly from that species of decay, now denominated dry-rot.

      London: printed and sold by Winchester and Varnham. 1821. 4to., xv + (1) + viii + 164pp., including the subscribers' list and errata, contemporary half morocco over marbled boards, sometime carefully rebacked, spine gilt and labelled. A very good copy sometime in the library of the United Services Institution> (label on upper pastedown). First edition. John Knowles (1781-1841), naval surveyor and biographer, was himself the son of a Deptford shipwright. From 1806 he served as chief clerk and secretary to the Committee of Surveyors of His Majesty's Navy at a salary of some £650 p.a. His Inquiry,> here offered, which brought him national recognition and a Fellowship of the Royal Society, was dedicated to Lord Melville, First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty. It is an exhaustive study of timbers used for Royal Navy ships, their treatment, preservatives and weaknesses. 'To naval and commercial countries, there is no object of greater importance than the preservation of their ships. But to Great Britain in particular ..... this is a subject on which her vital interests depend'. [Preface].

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        OEUVRES DE BOILEAU avec un nouveau commentaire par M. Amar.

      - Paris, Lefèvre, 1821. 15,5x24 cm. Ouvrage en 4 volumes : 422, 448, 487 et 512 pages. Magnifiques reliures en plein maroquin bleu roi non-signées (dans un style très proche des réalisation du relieur Allô). Dos à 5 nerfs ornés de caissons dorés. Titre et tomaison en lettres dorées. Plats ornés de triples encadrements dorés. Magnifiques roulettes intérieures. Tranches dorées. Très nombreuses gravures hors-texte reprises d'éditions antérieures (portraits d'auteurs français et scènes tirées des oeuvres de Boileau). Certaines scènes sont ainsi illustrées par plusieures graveurs différents (tel Chollet, Hillemarcher, Manceau, De Launay Larcher, Morizot, Chereau, Burdet), ou plusieurs états des gravures (avant et après la lettre), lorsque plusieurs illustrateurs avaient choisi de les traiter. Papier frais. Ensemble magnifique et de belle présentation. Envoi de photographies sur demande. La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 2000 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris, 1821, , 4 pages in-4, dérelié, Nouvelle publicité pour cette liqueur, "fournisseur breveté de S.A.R. Madame Duchesse d'Angoulême", préconisé dans les cas de "tempéraments délicats, les maladies de langueur, les convalescence, ainsi que pour les maux de digestion, de coliques, les faiblesses d'estomac, et utile aussi "pendant la grossesse et au moment de l'accouchement". Le fournisseur a établit son dépôt "chez M. Borde, pharmacien, rue Mandar, n°12". Le second feuillet contient des "certificats", autrement dit, des témoignages de médecins célèbres du temps sur les vertus de la liqueur dorée. Déchirures dans les marges et feuillets salis.

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        Poetical Works

      MacLean, London 1821 - 2 Vols. Large paper edition of 100 copies. Frontispiece portrait. Original full ribbed calf, gilt. Minor rubbing on spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Balladen von Franz Schubert'. Zeitgenössischer Sammelband mit 6 gestochenen Notenheften im Erstdruck (Goethe und Mayrhofer).

      Quer 4. Halblederband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Deckelschild. In der Entstehungszeit hergestellter Sammelband mit Erstdrucken seiner Goethe-Lieder, wohl aus Schuberts Umfeld, mit drei der sehr seltenen Einzeldrucke seiner ersten Veröffentlichungen, die in Kommission erschienen sind und die einzeln auf dem letzten Blatt signiert sind (fragmentarisch sichtbar).1. Erlkönig Ballade von Göthe, in Musik gesetzt und Seiner Exzellenz dem hochgebohrnen Herrn Herrn Moritz Grafen von Dietrichstein in tiefer Ehrfurcht gewidmet von Franz Schubert. 1tes Werk. Wien in Comission bey Cappi und Diabelli (Anzeige 2. April 1821). Gestochener Titel, 2 S. unbedruckt aneinandergefügt, S. 4-15. VN 766. D 328 Deutsch, Goethe-Lieder 1b. Titel mit handschriftlichem Namenszug "Bernardine Stawinsky", Frau? des Regisseurs und Schauspielers Karl Stawinsky (1794-1866), der in Breslau um 1822 Kasperl in 'Aline' von Bäuerle gespielt und den Schober portraitiert hat. 2. Gretchen am Spinnrade aus Göthe's 'Faust' ... Moritz Reichgrafen von Fries ... gewidmet. 2tes Werk. VN 767. 11 S. Letztes Blatt unten mit beschnittenem handschriftlichen Kontrollvermerk "Sch 285". Deutsch 2b. 3. Schäfers Klagelied. Heideröslein. Jägers Abendlied. Meeres Stille von Goethe. Ignaz Edlen von Mosel ... gewidmet. 3tes Werk. VN 768. 11 S. Deutsch 3a. 4. Der Wanderer von Schmidt v: Lübeck. - Morgenlied von Werner. - Wandrers Nachtlied von Goethe für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Piano-Forte, in Musik gesetzt, und Sr. Excellenz dem hochgebornen und hochwürdigsten Herrn Herrn Johann Ladislav Pyrker v. Felsö-Eör ... gewidmet ... 4tes Werk. Wien, in Comission bey Cappi und Diabelli (Anzeige 29. Mai 1821). Gestochener Titel, VN 773. 11 S. Auf der letzten Seite rechts unten in brauner Tinte paraphiert "Sch", fragemtarisch sichtbar. 1. Ausgabe. D 489 685 224 Deutsch, Goethe-Lieder 4a. Neuere Forschung schreibt die Paraphe Ignaz Sonnleithner zu. Wohl eines von 100 Exemplaren der 1. Platte. 5. Rastlose Liebe, Nähe des Geliebten, Der Fischer, Erster Verlust, und Der König in Thule. Gedichte von Goethe... dem Wohlgeborenen Herrn Anton Salieri k.k. ersten Hofkapellmeister .... gewidmet. 5tes Werk. 11 S. VN 789. Deutsch 5a. Auf der letzten Seite rechts unten in brauner Tinte paraphiert "Sch", fragmetarisch sichtbar. 6. Memnon, Antigone und Oedip, von J. Mayrhofer und Am Grabe Anselmo's, von Claudius. Für eine Singstimme, mit Begleitung des Piano-Forte ... und dem Wohlgebohrnen Herrn Michael Vogel ... gewidmet. 6tes Werk. 11 S. VN 790. Die Reihenfolge der Drucke handschriftlich auf dem Deckel wiedergegeben. Etwas fleckig, mit Griffspuren, wenige kleine alte Einrisse. Alle ohne Plattennummern auf den Notenseiten. Verlagsangaben alle noch ohne den Zusatz 'Eigenthum der Verleger'.

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        GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN. - Partenkirchen., "In Partenkirch". Blick über den Floriansplatz mit dem Brunnen, im Hintergrund das Wettersteinmassiv. Am Brunnen drei Mädchen und ein Pferdeknecht, der zwei Pferde tränkt.

      Kol. Lithographie von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann bei Jos. Sidler, München, 1821, 30,5 x 38,5 cm. Dreyer 49a Winkler 315, 27 Lentner 16099: "Sehr seltenes dekoratives Blatt". - Mit dreifacher Linienumrandung. Sehr breitrandig und gut erhalten. Aufwendig gerahmt. BAYERN, Inkunabel, Oberbayern

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        Diätetik für gesunde und schwache Augen, oder was hat man zu thun, um sein Gesicht bis in's hohe Alter möglichst zu erhalten. Ein Handbuch für Ärzte und gebildete Nichtärzte. Mit 1 ausgemalten und 1 schwarzen Kupfertafel. Erstausg.

      Berlin, In der Schüppelschen Buchhandlung, 1821. - XV, 266 S., mit 2 (davon eine koloriert) gest. Taf., 8°, Neues Halbleinen mit Rückentext Hirsch-H. V, 890 f. - Interessantes Werk aus dem Blickwinkel der Semiotik (Krankheitszeichen, Gesichtsausdruckskunde) u. Augendiagnose. - Eine Taf. mit kl. Eckabriss, sonst ein gutes Expl. - Selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1821. Contains 36 charming hand-colored plates including detailed frontispiece; three folded leaves (6 pages) of music. Numerous original wood-engraved vignettes. A SPLENDID PRODUCTION merging binding with color illustration, woodcuts, and nice typography. Very clean and bright copy with only a hint of mirror imaging with a couple plates and some browning to pp. 118 & 119 from the music pages.FIRST EDITION, 2nd issue: Cohn 262; Abbey, Life 281; Prideaux p. 307, 10, 35; Tooley 196.

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