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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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        LIQUEUR DOREE STOMACHIQUE

      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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        LIFE IN LONDON; OR, THE DAY AND NIGHT SCENES OF JERRY HAWTHORN, ESQ. AND HIS ELEGANT FRIEND, CORINTHIAN TOM,

      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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        The United States from Worcester's Modern Atlas

      Boston: Cummings & Hilliard, 1821. Unbound. Very good. Approximately 18.5" x 11.5" including margins. A very nice folding map with a strong, clear image. Hand-colored borders. Tiny near-invisible thin near Montreal and minuscule pinhole near Vevay, Indiana. Bottom margin is a little narrow. This is one of the first maps to show Missouri as a state; with land to the west and north labelled "Part of Louisiana or Missouri Territory". The only Missouri cities showing are Cape Girardeau, Franklin, Herculaneum, Jefferson [City], N[ew] Madrid, Potosi, St. Charles, Ste. Genevieve, and St. Louis. Fort Clarke (also known as Fort Clark and Fort Osage) is located at the site of present-day Sibley. The Missouri "Lead Mines" are located between the Bonhomme River [Creek] and Maramec [Meramec] River. An area near New Madrid is labeled "Earthquake". The Arkansas Territory stretches west through most of present-day Oklahoma, and Little Rock is the western-most labeled U.S. city on the map. The North West Territory is labeled and extends from the northern Illinois border through what is now Wisconsin and Minnesota. Galvezton [Galveston] and San Antonio are shown in Texas which was then still an integral part of Mexico. The map is filled with tribal locations, settlements, and forts. The Appalachian mountain range is shown as are a series of solid lines which may be related to watersheds or geological formations (which are shown on a much more common geological map by the same publisher). Quite scarce. As of 2017, no institutional holdings listed at OCLC, no auction records at the Rare Book Hub, and none for sale in trade.

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        PAMELA; OU, LA VERTU RÉCOMPENSÉE

      Paris: De l'imprimerie de Plassan, 1821-22. n. This is an early 19th century French edition of Richardson's first major work, offered here in a well-preserved unusual contemporary binding and with intriguing provenance. Samuel Richardson (1679-1761) was a printer who loved to write letters and who, at the age of 50, began writing novels using the epistolary form. His major works are important stepping stones toward the modern novel. Day says that "Pamela is the first great character creation of English prose fiction. As much as we may dislike her prudential morality, we must recognize here a complete human being." The work initially appeared in French in 1741, shortly after its original printing in English. The unusual binding is typical of the fine work produced by Joseph Thouvenin (1779-1834), the eldest of three bookbinder brothers. Ramsden describes Thouvenin as one of the three great French binders of the Empire and Restoration periods (Simier and Purgold are the others), and the Walters Art Gallery catalogue says that "in his heyday, . . . he was the giant among Paris bookbinders." Deriving its name from the use of design motifs taken from gothic architecture, the so-called "Cathedral Binding" (or "Cathedral-Style Binding") was fashionable in England and France for about three decades, beginning ca. 1810. In France--as here--the design was usually blocked, while in England it was typically accomplished with gilt tooling. Thouvenin is sometimes credited with popularizing the style. The provenance of our copy is distinguished: it was apparently in the library of the family of the duc de Coigny (1737-1814), who was Maréchal and Peer of France. Although the duke himself was not alive to read this edition, it likely was part of his descendants' library, remaining on its shelf until purchased by a collector at the sale of family books nearly a century later.. 212 x 133 mm. (8 3/8 x 5 1/4"). Two volumes. Very attractive quarter calf blindstamped in "cathedral" style over marbled boards by Thouvenin (stamp-signed in gilt at foot of spine), corners tipped with green vellum, spine blindstamped with a design of gothic-arched windows, gilt titling, marbled endpapers and edges. Half title with ink inscription in French stating that this book was purchased at the sale of the library of the Duc de Coigny at Chateau de Franquetot on 24 April [19]12. Occasional insignificant smudges or spots of foxing, the paper a little on the inexpensive side, otherwise an appealing copy with virtually no signs of use. This is an early 19th century French edition of Richardson's first major work, offered here in a well-preserved unusual contemporary binding and with intriguing provenance. Samuel Richardson (1679-1761) was a printer who loved to write letters and who, at the age of 50, began writing novels using the epistolary form. His major works are important stepping stones toward the modern novel. Day says that "Pamela is the first great character creation of English prose fiction. As much as we may dislike her prudential morality, we must recognize here a complete human being." The work initially appeared in French in 1741, shortly after its original printing in English. The unusual binding is typical of the fine work produced by Joseph Thouvenin (1779-1834), the eldest of three bookbinder brothers. Ramsden describes Thouvenin as one of the three great French binders of the Empire and Restoration periods (Simier and Purgold are the others), and the Walters Art Gallery catalogue says that "in his heyday, . . . he was the giant among Paris bookbinders." Deriving its name from the use of design motifs taken from gothic architecture, the so-called "Cathedral Binding" (or "Cathedral-Style Binding") was fashionable in England and France for about three decades, beginning ca. 1810. In France--as here--the design was usually blocked, while in England it was typically accomplished with gilt tooling. Thouvenin is sometimes credited with popularizing the style. The provenance of our copy is distinguished: it was apparently in the library of the family of the duc de Coigny (1737-1814), who was Maréchal and Peer of France. Although the duke himself was not alive to read this edition, it likely was part of his descendants' library, remaining on its shelf until purchased by a collector at the sale of family books nearly a century later.

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        Le tre porte del battistero di San Giovanni di Firenze. Incise ed illustrate.

      Firenze, Bardi 1821. - 2°. Tit., 8, 12, 8 S., 46 Kupfertaf. gest. v. Gio. Paolo Lasinio. Ldr. d. Zt. Rü. restaur. Anfangs mit durchgeh. Braunfleck. Die Taf. nahezu fleckenfrei. Graesse IV, 114; Thieme-B. XXII, 404 - Komplette Ausgabe. Detailreiches Tafelwerk über die drei berühmten vergoldeten Bronzetore des Baptisteriums San Giovanni in Florenz. Sie entstanden innerhalb eines Zeitraumes von rund 120 Jahren. Das erste Tor (1330) wurde von Andrea Pisano gestaltet. Das zweite und dritte Tor stammt von Lorenzo Ghiberti. Zweispaltiger Text in französ. u. italien. Sprache. Die Taf. gest. in Linienmanier von Giovanni Paolo Lasinio (1789-1855). Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scientific Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics: Including Arithmetic, Acoustics, Electricity, Magnetism, Optics, Pneumatics, Together With Amusing Secrets in Various Branches of Science...

      London: A.K. Newman and Co. Simpkin and Marshall and others. Cover rubbed. Lower part of outer spine missing. Scattered browning to prelims. Contents firm. 1821. First Edition. Brown board cover. 200mm x 120mm (8" x 5"). xii, 276pp. '... The whole calculated to form an agreeable and improving exercise for the mind.'. .

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        Report of the Trial of Peter Heaman and Francois Gautiez or Gautier, for the Crimes of Piracy and Murder,

      1821 - Before the High Court of Admiralty. First edition. 8vo. Cloth backed marbled boards, slightly shelfworn, paper label to spine, some occasional, minor foxing. 183, [blank] pp. Edinburgh, Charles Guthrie, A very good copy of what proved to be the last Scottish pirate trial. Peter Heaman and Francois Gautiez were placed on trial for having stolen the brig Jane of Gibraltar which was sailing toward Bahia with in excess of $38,000 of silver. Heaman served as mate onboard and Gautiez as a cook. Not far out from the Canary Islands, the two men murdered the captain, Thomas Johnson, and seized the ship. They committed a further murder, of seaman James Paterson, in the act of taking the ship. They sailed north to the Isle of Lewis where, having removed its cargo, they sank the ship. They were apprehended shortly thereafter. This account of the trial includes a list of witnesses, nearly 90 pages of their accounts (including Heaman and Gautiez), the closing arguments of the prosecutor and defendant's lawyer, plus the verdict and sentence. An edition was printed in Leith the same year. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité de chimie élémentaire, théorique et pratique

      Paris, Crochard, 1821, in-8, XVIII-741 + XVI-758 + XIV-788 + XII-450 pp, 4 tableaux et 34 pl, demi-basane olive de l'époque, dos lisses et filetés, pièces de titre et de tomaison cerise, plats de papier oeil de chat, tranches citron, 34 planches, dont une 7bis et une dépliante, gravées sur cuivre, reliées à la fin du tome IV, figurant des instruments et des expériences de chimie. Troisième édition revue et corrigée. La première est de 1813-1814. Cet ouvrage qui fut édité 6 fois resta pendant très longtemps le guide de tous les étudiants en chimie. Et, aujourd'hui, on le considère toujours comme le meilleur témoignage des connaissances chimiques de l'époque. On trouve à la fin du dernier volume une très intéressante partie intitulée : "Description par ordre alphabétique des Ustensiles et en général de tous les Agens mécaniques que l'on doit se procurer dans un laboratoire de chimie, accompagnée de leurs usages et de la manière de s'en servir". Cette partie est en fait l'explication des planches qui suivent. Ex-libris manuscrits : Chabry. Planche dépliante (n° VII) découpée dans la marge extérieure, avec atteinte à la gravure. Cole n° 1265.

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        A Natural History of the Crinoidea, Lily-Shaped Animals; with observations on the Genera, Asteria, Euryale, Comatula & Marsupites

      Bristol: For the author by C. Frost, 1821. viii, (2), 150, (1), 50 lithographed plates by the author, tinted by hand. . HB. 4to, later cloth, gt, edges uncut; 4 cm tear to margin of leaf 101-102; very occasional minor foxing. Vg.. Privately published by subscription (there are 127 names on the Subscribers List, some of whom are indicated as having placed a subscription for more than one copy). The author states in the preface, '..applying the slender talent of drawing I possessed, to executing myself the necessary illustrations in a series of Lithographical Plates, as the only mode in which a private individual could bring forward such an undertaking...'.

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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

      Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, London 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. Fine full red morocco by Bayntun with raised bands, gilt tooled spine and covers; all page edges gilt, marbled endpapers; housed [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Poetical Works.

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., , 1821. The Poetical Works. In Ten Volumes. 10 volumes, octavo (210 x 130). Contemporary green straight-grain morocco, broad blind and gilt floral rolls to covers, raised bands to spine, ornamental gilt stamp to alternate spine compartments, gilt titles to spine, gilt edges, brown coated endpapers. Engraved portrait frontispiece by Fry after Raeburn, vignette title page to each volume. Gently worn and bumped edges, occasional nicks and marks to covers. An excellent set with spacious margins. Second collected edition of Scott's poetical works. A handsomely bound library set.

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        Crata Repoa ou initiations aux anciens mystères des Prêtres d'Egypte; traduit de l'Allemand, et publié par le F:. Ant. Bailleul.

      Paris, chez Ant. Bailleul, Renard et Delaunay, 5821-(1821), in 8°, de 114pp., demi-percal. noire époque, étiquette au premier plat, coins lèg. usés, qq. rousseurs. Première édition française très rare parue pour la 1ere fois en 1770 en Allemagne. Le faux-titre porte: Recueil de pièces relatives aux Anciens Mystères et à la maç.: moderne en Amérique, en Allemagne et en France.¶ Fesch col.796: "Ragon, dans son Rituel du Grade de Maître emprunte à cet ouvrage l'Initiation Egyptienne en 7 grades, accompagné de cette note: "Extraite du Crata Repoa ... C'était un gros manuscrit allemand du F:. Koppen, avec les mots en Français dans les interlignes, acheté par le F:. Ant. Bailleul, qui en confia, en mai 1821, la rédaction au F:. Ragon qui arrivait d'Amérique... le F:. Ragon y ajouta 4 morceaux inédits: un fragment du Guide des Francs-Maçons, traduit par lui, d'un ouvrage publié aux Etats-Unis en 1816; et de trois discours du F:. Desetangs..." - Caillet n°5816 "Crata Repoa était une société antique et mystérieuse qui avait son siège à Thèbes..." - Dorbon n°186 (classé au nom de Bailleul) "Ce recueil, à cause de la diversité de ses matières, est tantôt attribué à Ragon, tantôt à Koepen...".

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        A bibliographical antiquarian and picturesque tour in France and Germany. Three volumes (complete), London 1821.

      The first and best edition, each volume ca. 500-600 pages. With 83 engraved plates, 64 other illustrations on India paper mounted in the text and many textual illustrations. Bound in half Morocco, but all hinges broken, one backstrip missing. Uncut. Text and plates complete and in good quality. The set needs rebinding.

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        Praktische Anleitung zum Branntweinbrennen nebst Beschreibung meines Brenn-Apparates.

      

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        THE CENCI. A Tragedy in Five Acts. Second Edition.

      C and J Ollier, London 1821 - The first edition was printed in Livorno, Italy, in 1819 in an edition of 250 copies. xviii,104pp. Finely bound in gilt ruled full blue morocco by Zaehnsdorf. T.e.g. Original wrappers, with orig. paper label on front cover are preserved and bound in. Untrimmed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Principes pour monter et dresser les chevaux de guerre, formant le 3e volume de l'ouvrage de M. le baron de Bohan, intitulé: Examen critique du militaire Francais. Paris, 1821.

      15+334 pag., half leather. Illustrated with 6 folding plates with horses.

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        The United States from Worcester's Modern Atlas

      Cummings & Hilliard, Boston 1821 - Approximately 18.5" x 11.5" including margins. A very nice folding map with a strong, clear image. Hand-colored borders. Tiny near-invisible thin near Montreal and minuscule pinhole near Vevay, Indiana. Bottom margin is a little narrow. This is one of the first maps to show Missouri as a state; with land to the west and north labelled "Part of Louisiana or Missouri Territory". The only Missouri cities showing are Cape Girardeau, Franklin, Herculaneum, Jefferson [City], N[ew] Madrid, Potosi, St. Charles, Ste. Genevieve, and St. Louis. Fort Clarke (also known as Fort Clark and Fort Osage) is located at the site of present-day Sibley. The Missouri "Lead Mines" are located between the Bonhomme River [Creek] and Maramec [Meramec] River. An area near New Madrid is labeled "Earthquake". The Arkansas Territory stretches west through most of present-day Oklahoma, and Little Rock is the western-most labeled U.S. city on the map. The North West Territory is labeled and extends from the northern Illinois border through what is now Wisconsin and Minnesota. Galvezton [Galveston] and San Antonio are shown in Texas which was then still an integral part of Mexico. The map is filled with tribal locations, settlements, and forts. The Appalachian mountain range is shown as are a series of solid lines which may be related to watersheds or geological formations (which are shown on a much more common geological map by the same publisher). Quite scarce. As of 2017, no institutional holdings listed at OCLC, no auction records at the Rare Book Hub, and none for sale in trade.

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        Sam Syntax's Description of the Cries of London as They Are Daily Exhibited in the Streets

      London: Harris & Son, 1821. Second edition (first printed 1820). Hand-colored woodcut frontispiece and 16 hand-colored woodcut illustrations. [1], 17 leaves. Single illustration on each leaf above two four-line verses, printed on one side only with printed sides facing each other. 8vo. Original printed wrappers, spine repaired, covers a bit worn and soiled, slight internal foxing--still a remarkably well preserved example of this title. In a custom quarter morocco clamshell box. Second edition (first printed 1820). Hand-colored woodcut frontispiece and 16 hand-colored woodcut illustrations. [1], 17 leaves. Single illustration on each leaf above two four-line verses, printed on one side only with printed sides facing each other. 8vo. Rare, with 16 Hand-Colored Plates. Rare in any condition. OCLC records only 3 copies of this second edition, and only three of the first. Moon 766; cf. Osborne Collection, p. 630

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        CARTA DELLA DIOCESI DI MILANO DIVISA IN REGIONI E PIEVI

      1821. Carta geografica della Diocesi di Milano. Nell'angolo in alto a sinistra decorativo cartiglio in cui è iscritto il titolo. In basso, sempre sulla sinistra "Spiegazione de Segni" e subito sotto particolare geografico del Distretto Svizzero Diocesano. In calce legenda delle Regioni e Pievi. Ottima conservazione. Bibliografia: Arrigoni-Bertarelli, n. 3175

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        A Natural History of the Crinoidea, Lily-Shaped Animals; with observations on the Genera, Asteria, Euryale, Comatula & Marsupites

      For the author by C. Frost, Bristol 1821 - viii, (2), 150, (1), 50 lithographed plates by the author, tinted by hand. 4to. HB. Later cloth, edges uncut. Vg. Privately published by subscription (there are 127 names on the Subscribers List, some of whom are indicated as having placed a subscription for more than one copy). The author states in the preface, '.applying the slender talent of drawing I possessed, to executing myself the necessary illustrations in a series of Lithographical Plates, as the only mode in which a private individual could bring forward such an undertaking.'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      - Paris, PÃ licier 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Natural History of the Crinoidea, or Lily-shaped Animals; with Observations on the Genera, Asteria, Euryale, Comatula & Marsupties, illustrated with fifty coloured plates.

      Bristol : C. Frost, 1821. VIII, 150 S., 50 Taf. Hardcover Seltene Originalausgabe, kein Reprint. Halblederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. 50 lithographische Tafeln. Einband beschabt und leicht bestoßen. Bindung fest. Seiten nachgedunkelt und stellenweise leicht gilbfleckig. Text und Tafeln sauber. GUTER, gepflegter Zustand. -- Rare original edition, no reprint. Half-leather binding. 50 lithographical plates. Book cover rubbed and slightly bumped. Binding tight. Pages darkened and slightly foxed. Text and plates clean. GOOD and clean condition. petrominera_alt Q-012 Versand D: 5,00 EUR Crinoidea History 19th century.

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        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 With an Appendix, containing the scientific and other observations

      John Murray publisher to the Admiralty and Board of Longitude, London 1821 - First Edition. (xl), 310, (2), (clxl), (2); 20 engraved plates including six maps and charts, some light and scattered spotting; small and innocuous library ink stamp to verso of titlepage. Bound in modern half tan calf over marbled boards, gilt decoration and lettering to the spine including maroon labels. New yellow endpapers. A handsome copy. Come with an incomplete version of Parry's "Journal of a Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, 1826", which is uniformly bound with 10 engraved maps and plates, including two folding. This copy, however, lacking the frontispiece, titlepage and all before page (vii), light offsetting to text. Parry's 1819 voyage, which had taken him through the Parry Channel and three quarters of the way across the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, was probably the single most productive voyage in the quest for the Northwest Passage. 1819 was unusually ice-free and no ship was able to travel so far west until Edward Belcher's expedition in 1850. A narrative of the expedition, entitled Journal of a Voyage For the Discovery of a North-west Passage, appeared in 1821, the publisher John Murray paying 1,000 guineas for it. Upon his return Lieutenant Parry received promotion to the rank of commander and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Views in Greece

      London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821 - Thirty Magnificent Hand Colored Aquatint PlatesOne of a Few Copies with the Plates Mounted on CardDODWELL, Edward. Views in Greece, From Drawings by Edward Dodwell, Esq. F.S.A. & c., London: Rodwell and Martin, 1821. First edition. Large folio (20 7/8 x 14 1/2 inches; 530 x 368 mm.). [vi], [60] pp. Thirty hand colored aquatint plates. One of a very few copies with each mounted on card with printed captions on verso. Text printed in English and French.Title with aquatint vignette, list of plates, introduction and 30 hand-colored aquatint plates by R. Havell, T. Fielding, F.C. Lewis and others after Dodwell and Pomardi, on guards, all mounted on card in imitation of drawings, mounts tinted in gray on upper surface, complete with the original printed 'prospectus' bound-in before the title-page and all of the printed title-slips on the back of the mounts (five with the title trimmed-off). Some leaves of text with mainly marginal foxing and or offsetting. The plates bright and fresh.The most desirable issue of one of the most spectacular aquatint travel books of its era.Bound by Thouvenin Jéune (stamp -signed in gilt at foot of spine). Full contemporary tan calf, decoratively paneled in gilt and blind with floral and greek-key roll-tooling. Spine with six shallow raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers. Expertly re-backed with the original spine laid-down, reinforced inner cloth hinges. A near fine example.A cornerstone of any collection of Greek topography. Standard format on thick paper. The work was issued in six parts from 1819 to 1821; most copies were issued in this format although a few copies were mounted on card in portfolios (Abbey and Gennadius Library copies). The plates in this work had been intended to illustrate Dodwell's Tour of Greece, 1819, but the cost of production proved too much and a selection of 30 plates were separately published under this title. Edward Dodwell, (1776/7-1832, traveler and archaeologist, was born in West Molesey, Surrey. In April 1801 he arrived at Trieste to embark on his first tour of Greece; his 'intention was to visit Greece, to explore its antiquities, to compare its past with its present state, and to leave nothing unnoticed, which, to the classical reader, can be an object of interest, or a source of delight'. On this journey, he was accompanied by his friend Sir William Gell (1777-1836), who also travelled with Dodwell through Greece in 1805 and 1806. By the end of May1801 they had reached Corfu. In June 1801 Dodwell travelled on to Ithaca, the island of Cephalonia, Patras, and through the provinces of Phocis and Boeotia, to Athens, and then on to the islands of the Greek archipelago, the coast of Troy, and Constantinople. Dodwell's second tour of Greece began on 1 February 1805 when he departed from Messina with his artist, Signor Simone Pomardi. They landed at Zákinthos, and after about a week proceeded on their journey to Mesolóngion, Patras, Galaxidhion, and Ámfissai. Dodwell also visited the ruins at Delphi, Mount Parnassos, Levádhia, Thebes, and by about 26 March 1805 he had proceeded to Athens. At Athens Dodwell was required to make a payment to the disdar, or Turkish governor, for the privilege of making drawings and observations of the Acropolis. Dodwell offered only part payment of the fee, with the promise of full payment on completion of his drawings. The disdar, however, demanded the whole sum, which Dodwell refused: in turn, he was banned from entering the Acropolis. However, on reaching the Acropolis, Dodwell procured his entrance by bribing the guards 'by throwing a few paras amongst them'. Repeatedly visiting the Acropolis by this means, he 'acquired the name of the Frank of many Paras, and for a small expense purchased the civility of the soldiers'. From Athens, Dodwell journeyed out to the Attic Mountains, visiting Aegina, Piraeus, Thessalía, Chaeroneia and Orchome [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Fasti di Milano o quadri storici della citt? e della provincia di Milano.

      presso gli editori Boccaccini e Botticelli, 1821. Album oblungo in-folio (cm. 31x42,5), legatura coeva in m. pelle, fregi e titolo in oro al dorso (lievi usure), conservata la brossura originale figurata. Splendida raccolta di 64 tavole in acquatinta, disegnate da Monticelli, Bottigelli, Migliara, Mieg, Calamai, Longhi, Durelli, Cattaneo, Bramati, Pedrazzi, Della Porta e altri considerati artisti di fama rappresentativi del romanticismo pittorico italiano, e incise in rame a seppia da Angeli, Bonatti, Fumagalli, Gallina, Gentili. Ogni tavola ? anticipata da una carta descrittiva. Edizione originale di una raccolta di pregevoli illustrazioni e notizie storiche ?dirette al trionfo della virt? ed all'incremento della gloria nazionale?, qui nell'accezione municipalista [Biblioteca italiana. Milano 1822, XXV, 197]. ?Interestingly, in the original plan the traditional celebration of local history was not restricted to mythological and legendary episodes from Antiquity or even the Middle Ages, but would stretch well into the Modern Era? [Eriksonas-Mueller. Statehood before and beyond ethnicity. Brussels 2005, p.191 con un paragrafo intero dedicato all'opera: An album on the city's history: Fasti di Milano]. Le tavole raccontano la storia milanese dall'arrivo dei Celti nell'Insubria sotto la condotta di Belloveso (leggendario principe gallo che avrebbe fondato Milano) al solenne rito in cui Matteo Visconti restituisce a Monza (vigilia di Natale del 1315) il tesoro impegnato da Napoleone Torriano e da esso recuperato. Cfr. Hoepli 680; Predari 434. Ottimo esemplare.

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        The Journal of the Rev. Francis Asbury 3 Volumes - 1821

      - The Journal of the Rev. Francis Asbury, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church. First Edition. 8vo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. Full leather. 3 volume set, gilding and title band on spine, printed by Abraham Paul, marbled flyleaves, covers the time period of August 7 1771 to December 7 1815. in 3 volumes, includes Asbury's preface to the first number of the second volume of his journal printed during his lifetime, includes notice of the transcriber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OSTENTATION AND LIBERALITY. A Tale. In Two Volumes. By Arabella Argus, Author of The Juvenile Spectator; The Adventures of a Donkey, &c.

      Vol. I: 216 pages. Illustrated with three hand-coloured engravings. Vol. II: 216 pages. Illustrated with three hand-coloured engravings. Recent quarter red roan gilt over marbled boards with vellum tips. First issued in 1820 with plates dated 1821, this is the second issue. We have not seen this title with the plates coloured before. See Darton H35. A particularly attractive example.

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        A Visit to North America and the English Settlement of Illinois, with a Winter Residence at Philadelphia; Solely to Ascertain the Actual Prospects of the Emigrating Agriculturalist, Mechanic, and Commercial Speculator

      Printed for J. Drury, London 1821 - First edition. Octavo. 224pp., errata leaf correcting errors and with directions to the binder slip bound-in, frontispiece and 13 other lithographic plates. Quarter cloth and papercovered boards. The cloth spine is older and sympathetic, but not original, corners of the boards rounded and worn, but a nice, otherwise very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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