The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1821

        1821 Manuscript book The Dandy's Wedding

      This is a charming early nineteenth century manuscript book, being a copy of a chapbook published in 1820 titled "The Dandy's Wedding; or, The love and courtship of Peter Quince and Ph

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cox]
 1.   Check availability:     PBFA     Link/Print  

        Teilansicht, Gotische Kirche, Ansicht der "Kirche zu Kiedrich im RheinGesamtansichtu", i. Vgr. Prozession.

      - Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Kammerer n. Schönfeld, 1821, 31 x 23,5 (H)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
 2.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation

      1821. RICARDO, David. On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation. London: John Murray, 1821. Octavo, contemporary full tan calf rebacked, original black morocco spine label, raised bands. $3700.Third edition of RicardoÂ’s most important work, the final one published in his lifetime, with revisions and amplifications to earlier editions.“David Ricardo is without doubt the greatest representative of classical political economy. He carried the work begun by Adam Smith to the farthest point possibleÂ… Ricardo, writing 50 years later than Smith, showed a greater insight in the working of the economic systemÂ… In the opinion of his own contemporaries at home and abroad, Ricardo is acknowledged the leader of the scienceÂ… His most important work is On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, first published in 1817” (Roll, History of Economic Thought, 155-6). “The fundamental groundwork of the Principles is based on the theory that, given free competition in trade, the exchange value of commodities will be determined by the amount of labor expended in productionÂ… [a thesis] which was given new force by the theory of distribution with which Ricardo reinforced itÂ… Ricardo was, in a sense, the first ‘scientificÂ’ economistÂ… [His work] has proved of lasting value” (PMM 277). “This is a most able, original and profound work. Its appearance formed a new era in the history of the science” (McCulloch, 16-17). Goldsmiths 23131. Lowndes, 2081. See Kress B7029. Owner signature.Some foxing; slight abrasions to covers. A very good, highly desirable copy, in handsome contemporary calf.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
 3.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage…

      , 1821. 1821. First Edition . PARRY, William Edward. Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20… London: John Murray, 1821. Quarto, original brown boards rebacked in contemporary brown morocco, raised bands, uncut. $3500.First edition of the account of Parry

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books ]
 4.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  

        Ssufismus sive theosophia Persarum pantheistica quam e mss. Bibliothecae Regiae Berolinensis Persicis, Arabicis, Turcicis [.].

      Berlin, Ferdinand Dümmler (typis Haynianis), 1821. - 8vo. XII, 331, (1), 40 pp. (appendix printed in Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Turkish). Contemporary papered boards with ms. spine label. First edition. - Dissertation of the German theologian August Tholuck (1799-1877), a study of Sufism and oriental Pantheism composed because an illness prevented him at the time from accepting the chair of oriental languages and Old Testament exegesis at Dorpat. "Still worth reading" (Nicholson). While Schleiermacher criticised the work as untheological, the University of Jena accorded Tholuck an honorary doctorate in 1822 on the strength of his Persian studies. As professor of Old Testament studies in Berlin and Halle, Tholuck would go on to influence many American theologians, including the Methodist John Fletcher Hurst and Philip Schaff. - A contemporary inkstain to the first few pages. Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf: "Seinem innigst verehrten 'Nomodidaskalos en Kyrio' [Greek], der ihn zu Jesu wieß / der Verf." ("To his dearly beloved Instructor of Law in the Lord, who showed him the path to Jesus, from the author"). The recipient of this gift was likely the church historian Johann August Wilhelm Neander (1789-1850), in whose collection the volume was before the entire library was acquired by the American banker Roswell S. Burrows (1798-1884) for the Rochester Theological Seminary in New York (their printed shelfmark label of "Neander Library" on the front pastedown). A good copy. ADB 38, 55. Herzog/H. XIX, 697. Nicholson, the Mystics of Islam, p. 76. OCLC 7436665. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 5.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        Brief mit eigenh. U ("JWVGoethe").

      Weimar, 19. IV. 1821. - 2 SS. 4to. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ew. Wohlgeb. erhalten abermals einige Aufträge für die nächste Kupferstich-Auction, um deren gefällige Besorgung ich bitte. Das erste Verzeichniß mit dem Buchstaben A. enthält Stiche, welche [ich] sehr gern zu besitzen wünschte, wenn der Preis, in Verhältniß zu der Güte und Erhaltung des Abdrucks, nur einigermaßen billig ist. Mit denen unter dem Buchstaben B. verzeichneten hat es weniger zu bedeuten, doch kann den beygeschriebenen Preisen allenfalls noch ein Kleines zugelegt werden [.]". - Etwas fleckig und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
 6.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
 7.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        THE TOILET.

      London, Published by ... , 1821. FIRST EDITION 1821. Imprint crossed out in old ink apparently by the author, and "S. Grimaldi, Copthall Court" (the author's address) inserted by hand after "Published by." which confirms this is a first edition. The first edition has 32 pages as ours and the second edition 34, see The British Library and The National Library of Wales. 16mo, approximately 130 x 105 mm, 5¼ x 4¼ inches, 9 hand coloured plates each with a movable flap and a tissue guard, 32 pages including title page. Dedication signed: S.G. [i.e. Stacey Grimaldi], dated 1820, original publisher's printed boards, "Johnson, printer, Apollo Press, Brook Street, Holborn"--colophon. Spine strengthened with cloth, boards a little dusty with small pale stains, shelf wear to edges, corners slightly bumped, small pale brown stain affecting lower corner of 1 tissue guard, occasional tiny fox spot, otherwise a very good copy of this fragile book with no damage to flaps. Illustrations of toilet articles, each hand-coloured plate has a hinged flap, which when lifted reveals the name of a virtue. See : Movable Books An Illustrated History by Peter Haining page 16; The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books 1566-1910, Volume 1, page 418; Oppenheimer Sotheby's Catalogue of A Highly Important Collection of Children's Books, Part III, page 26, 1108 and 1109; Percy Muir, English children's books 1600 to 1900 pages 215 & 233. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
 8.   Check availability:     Link/Print  

        Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage…

      1821. First Edition . PARRY, William Edward. Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20… London: John Murray, 1821. Quarto, original brown boards rebacked in contemporary brown morocco, raised bands, uncut. $3500.First edition of the account of Parry’s important first voyage, uncut and in scarce original boards. Illustrated with engraved maps and plates.Parry's expedition in search of the fabled Northwest Passage was one of the most important early explorations of the Arctic. He collected valuable data on the region's climate, natural history, and geography, charting hundreds of miles of treacherous coastline. Along the way Parry sailed through, explored, and named the Barrow Strait, Prince Regent Inlet, Wellington Channel, and several of the Parry Islands. He made two additional attempts to discover the Passage, both unsuccessful. With folding frontispiece map, three folding plates, 16 full-page plates, and tipped-in errata slip. Hill, 226. Auction catalogue dated 14 and 15 May, 1851 tipped in between pages xii and xiii.A large, clean, entirely uncut copy in original boards.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
 9.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


      Washington, 1821. Broadside, 55 x 38 cm. Scattered foxing, tear on old fold extending from left margin an inch into text block with small loss of type. Good. Expertly matted, and protected with a mylar sheet. Monroe's State of the Union Message for 1821, in what is probably its first printed form. This is his first such message given during his second term, devoted to commercial questions; concern over Florida, which had been annexed by the U.S. in 1819, but wherein France was interfering with American commerce; and the details of the final settlement with Spain over the Florida question and other boundary issues.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
 10.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Monographia Aranearum - Monographie der Spinnen (II Heft)

      Nurnberg 1821 - In-4

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
 11.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        A History of The Brazil; comprising its Geography, Commerce, Colonization, Aboriginal Inhabitants, etc.

      London: Longman, Hurts, Rees, Orme and Brown 1821. FIRST EDITION, Subscriber's copy with the suppressed plate. Quarto. Pp.xxiv; 522; [1], Directions to the Binder; [1], imprint. With two folding lithographed maps (one highlighted in colour), 28 lithographed plates by C. Shoesmith after Henderson. Elegantly bound in half brown calf with raised bands and title label to spine, marbled boards, ornate receipt from Turner Hamilton Binders dated 1865 inserted at rear. Some offset browning and spotting, one or two plates with worn at margins, neat archival repair to fold of map, ink stamp to title expertly removed (faint traces). A used yet complete and serviceable copy of a rare book in a handsome recent leather binding. Henderson embarked for Rio de Janeiro hoping to obtain a position with the British Government. The work offers some of the earliest examples of illustrations produced through the process of lithography. The views are made after Henderson's own drawings in situ and represent an important visual documentation of Brazilian history. This copy contains plate 23, A Brazilian Sesta, showing a scantily-clad lady, which was omitted from the copies made available to non-subscribers.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
 12.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        THE THREE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK ROUND THE WORLD. Complete In Seven Volumes. With map and other plates.

      London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1821. SEVEN VOLUMES 1821 reprinting the full texts of the original published accounts of COOK'S THREE VOYAGES. Complete set with all plates and text, 8vo, approximately 210 x 120 mm, 8 x 5 inches, folding chart and 25 aquatint plates including a portrait of Captain Cook as frontispiece, pages: xii, [3] 4-398; vii, [1]-368; vii, [3] 4-372; vii, [1]-304; vii, [1]-472; viii, [3]-4-503; xi, [1]-plate list, [3]-462; only 5 volumes have half-titles, bound in half roan, marbled boards, gilt lettered labels to spine, marbled endpapers and edges. Bindings faded, rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges and corners, lacks 1 title label, a spare volume label with number removed has been put in its place, folding map has uneven browning, most plates have pale age-browning, all title pages age-browned and 1 has a brown spot which affects the following 2 pages, a few pages affected by pale brown staining, all text legible (see attached images), most text clean. A good tight set affected by age-browning to chart plates and some pages. See: David W. Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography, Volume 1, page 356, No. 522; THIS IS A HEAVY SET AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
 13.   Check availability:     Link/Print  

        Oeuvres complètes de Shakspeare

      Première édition réalisée par Guizot dans la traduction de Letourneur révisée par Guizot et A. P. Notice biographique et littéraire par Guizot. Un portrait de Shakespeare en frontispice.bindings en demi basane vert sombre légèrement postérieures. spine lisses ornés de 2 fers Restauration, de filets et roulette en queue. spine ayant viré uniformément au brun. Frottements en spine-ends, mors et coins et bordures. Manque en marge p. xxxv.Chaque pièce est suivie de notes. Il n'a été fait qu'un choix parmi les sonnets de l'auteur qui ne sont donc pas complets ; les pièces le sont par contre. Chez Ladvocat Paris 1821 In-8 (13,5x20,6cm) 13 tomes en 13 volumes reliés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 14.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        THE THREE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK ROUND THE WORLD Complete In Seven Volumes With map and other plates

      London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1821.. SEVEN VOLUMES 1821 reprinting the full texts of the original published accounts of COOK'S THREE VOYAGES. Complete set with all plates and text, 8vo, approximately 210 x 120 mm, 8 x 5 inches, folding chart and 25 aquatint plates including a portrait of Captain Cook as frontispiece, pages: xii, [3] 4-398; vii, [1]-368; vii, [3] 4-372; vii, [1]-304; vii, [1]-472; viii, [3]-4-503; xi, [1]-plate list, [3]-462; only 5 volumes have half-titles, bound in half roan, marbled boards, gilt lettered labels to spine, marbled endpapers and edges. Bindings faded, rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges and corners, lacks 1 title label, a spare volume label with number removed has been put in its place, folding map has uneven browning, most plates have pale age-browning, all title pages age-browned and 1 has a brown spot which affects the following 2 pages, a few pages affected by pale brown staining, all text legible (see attached images), most text clean. A good tight set affected by age-browning to chart plates and some pages. See: David W. Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography, Volume 1, page 356, No. 522; THIS IS A HEAVY SET AND WILL REQUIRE EXTRA POSTAGE. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
 15.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Denkmal auf das Grab der beyden letzten Grafen von Purgstall. Gedruckt als Handschrift f

      Wien, Anton Strau

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
 16.   Check availability:     Link/Print  

        Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice [bound with] Werner, A Tragedy.

      London: John Murray, 1821. Tall octavo, missing both half-titles, 'Marino Faliero' without terminal ad.; contemporary green half morocco, gilt, Attractive volume of two important works by Byron.First edition, first issue of Marino Faliero: the Doge's speech on page 151 consists of only five and a half lines (Byron added seven new lines for the second issue) and page 154 has only twenty-one lines; in the second issue there are twenty-five lines. Set in Venice in 1355, it is the story of 'a man of talents and of courage' and, as the preface and appendix attest, of a figure who fascinated Byron.It is bound with the first edition, first issue of Werner (without imprint or 'The End' on the terminal page). Dedicated 'To the illustrious Goëthe', it is one of Byron's most important works, and again takes as its motivation the tragedy of the great man assailed by the forces of the world. Byron notes in the preface, 'When I was young (about fourteen, I think) I first read this tale, which made a deep impression on me; and may, indeed, be said to contain the germ of much that I have since written'. Rubbed at joints and extremities.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House]
 17.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott

      A. et W. Galignani|& P. Didot, 1821. - A. et W. Galignani & P. Didot, à Paris 1821, in-16 (10x17,5cm), 7 volumes reliés. - Prima edizione collettivo parigino, stampati su presse di Didot. Un frontespizio ritratto. Leganti metà periodo il dolore nero negli angoli. Indietro con i nervi decorato con ferri freddi e rulli caldi e reti. Reti sulle stoviglie. Tutta la carta nuova e nero, anche se molto rara, pallido macchie dei margini sparsi. Bellissimo esemplare, ben collegato. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition collective parisienne, imprimée sur les presses de Didot. Un portrait au frontispice. 8pp. de catalogue des livres en langue étrangère chez Baudry au début du tome 1. La première édition collective des poésies de Scott à Edimbourg date de 1820. Reliures en demi chagrin noir d'époque à coins. Dos à nerfs ornés de fers à froid et à chaud, de roulettes et filets. Filets sur les plats. Ensemble au papier bien frais et blanc, malgré de très rares et pâles rousseurs éparses en marges. Bel exemplaire, bien relié. Walter Scott fut célèbre en tant que poète bien avant de l'être en tant qu'inventeur du roman historique. Sa poésie fut particulièrement apprécié au début du XIXe siècle en remettant au goût du jours les anciennes ballades écossaises sur lesquelles il fonda sa poésie personnelle et romantique. Ce sont ses recherches sur l'ancienne Ecosse qui l'orientèrent peu à peu vers le roman, mais le succès de Lord Byron n'est pas non plus innocent à l'abandon progressif de la poésie dans l'oeuvre de maître écossais. Détails : Tome 1 : The Lay of the Last Minstrel. Tome 2 : Marmion. Tome 3 : The Lady of the Lake. Tome 4 : Rokeby. Tome 5 : The Lord of the Isles. Tome 6 : Thomas the Rhymer. Tome 7 : The Vision of Don Roderick - Halidon Hill - Ballads, and Miscellaneous Pieces. 2 ex libris, Miss Odell et Blanche de Chateaumorand.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 18.   Check availability:     Link/Print  

        A Letter to the Right Honourable Viscount Sidmouth, in Refutation of Statements made by the Hon. Henry Grey Bennet, MP in a pamphlet "On the Transportation Laws, the State of the Hulks, and of the Colonies in New South Wales".

      London: Richard Rees, 1821. Octavo; in later three-quarter brown morocco by Morrell. A handsome copy of this rare book: Governor Macquarie's only published work, which appeared in the year of his dismissal. In this important text he replies to a pamphlet by the MP Henry Grey Bennet in which Bennet complained, as part of the orchestrated campaign to unseat Macquarie as governor of New South Wales, that Macquarie had been guilty of illegal and high-handed actions, and had failed to carry out a policy really reformatory of the convicts. Macquarie's eloquent reply did not save him: after twelve years of virtual dictatorship, he was relieved of the governorship in December 1821. This was his only published work, and probably the most important text relating to Macquarie and his involvement with New South Wales.This is H.L. White's copy from the library at Belltrees. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House]
 19.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Journal of a tour into the interior of Missouri and Arkansaw


      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
 20.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the years 1818-1820, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper… With an Appendix Containing the Scientific and Other Observations

      John Murray, London 1821 - 4to (10 3/4x8 1/4), period marbled boards, rebacked with calf spine, spine label, illustrated with 14 aquatint or engraved plates, 6 charts & maps (4 of them folding), [8], xxix, [3], 310, [2], clxxix, [1], + [1] ad pp. Lacks errata slip present in the first edition, minor wear to old boards, light offset to some of the charts, old library label on front pastedown. A very nice clean copy. Handsome second edition of Parry's (1790-1855) first voyage seeking the Northwest Passage. This edition contains lots of information and illustrations about the journey that took place between May 1819 and October 1820. In Seeking a Northwest Passage the Hecla and Griper commanded by Parry "sailed up Baffin Bay, through the Lancaster Sound and the Barrow Strait to the south side of Melville Island where they wintered (Winter Harbour), and returned to England by the same route the next year. The expedition discovered and penetrated a short distance into Prince Regent's Inlet, discoverred Banks Island, and surveyed the south shores of Barrow Strait." Parry gives a lot of detail about all the discoveries, and how he prepared the ship for wintering. He even talks about scurvy and snow blindness, and in one of the appendices gives the reader a feel for the daily work routine. Arctic Bibliography 13145. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books, ABAA]
 21.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Minuta autografa firmato. Datato Torino 18 marzo 1821

      1821. 3 pagine in-8 con cancellature e correzioni: si tratta della bozza autografa del documento dato alle stampe dalla Stamperia Reale di Torino e che Dal Pozzo compilò in qualità di Ministro degli Interni, carica che ricopriva da appena 4 giorni e che occupò nei giorni della reggenza (cioè fino al 21) e ancora nel periodo successivo all'abbandono di Torino da parte di Carlo Alberto, fino all'8 aprile, giorno in cui la giunta provvisoria torinese, che aveva fino allora governato il paese, deponeva il potere nell'imminenza dell'arrivo del generale Della Torre. ''Dobbiamo illuminare sua maestà sulla posizione attuale e sui disagi del suo governo.. non dubita della cooperazione dei buoni cittadini nel mantenere l'ordine e la tranquillità''. Seguono poi alcuni chiarimenti relativi a disposizioni sulla città di Alessandria sui concetti di amnistia, l'invio di un Commissario, promozioni militari e lo scioglimento della Giunta, il tutto a seguito delle disposizioni del 14 marzo del 1821. ''Carlo Alberto di Savoja principe di Carignano reggente Considerando che per l'accettazione della costituzione spagnuola fatta da noi, e il giuramento da noi prestato, e la nomina della giunta provvisoria in Torino, essendo venuto il momento di fare una e centrale autorità, e di rendere regolari le operazioni seguite in Alessandria''. Interessante documento storico.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
 22.   Check availability:     Link/Print  

        Les oiseaux et les fleurs, allégories morales d'Azz-Eddin Elmocaddessi, publiées en arabe, avec une traduction et des notes, par M. Garcin de Tassy.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1821. ____ Editio princeps. Arabic text and French translation. Translation of Kashf al-asrar by Izz al-Din 'Abd al-Salam ibn Ahmad, al-Makdisi. Fine printing by the "imprimerie royale". Some restorations to the binding, but fine copy. *****. In-8. Collation : XXVIII, 240, 118 pp. Veau, dos à nerfs orné, tranches dorées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
 23.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Voyage en Arménie et en Perse, fait dans les années 1805 et 1806. Accompagné d'une carte des pays compris entre Constantinople et Téhéran, dressée par M. le Chef d'Escadron Lapie, suivi d'une notice sur le Ghilan et le mazenderan, par M. le Colonel Trezel; et orné de planches lithographiées.

      Chez Pélicier et Nepveu (Rignoux), 1821. In-8° (225x145mm), pp. (4), XII, 506, legatura coeva m. pelle marrone con titolo e filetti in oro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati cailloutés, punte in pergamena. Ritratto all'antiporta del principe persiano Abbas Mirza inciso in litografia da Heuer; 9 tavole litografiche f.t. di vedute e di costumi armeni e persiani e, in fine, ripiegata, carta incisa su rame da Flahaut (da disegno di Lapie) dell'Asia da Costantinopoli a Teheran. Minime fioriture. Bell'esemplare in barbe. Prima edizione. Resoconto del viaggio in Armenia ed in Persia compiuto nel biennio 1805-'1806 dall'orientalista Jaubert (Aix-en-Provence, 1779-Parigi, 1847), allievo di Silvestre de Sacy e già interprete dall'arabo di Napoleone durante la Campagna d'Egitto, dopo la morte del precedente interprete, Venture de Paradis. Nel 1805 Bonaparte affidò al Jaubert una delicata missione diplomatica in Persia, al fine di intavolare alcuni negoziati di alleanza con lo Shah, Fat'h Ali. Nel corso dell'avventuroso viaggio, descritto qui con grande abbondanza di notazioni geografiche, storiche, religiose, militari, folkloriche ed etnografiche, Jaubert fu anche fatto imprigionare dal pascià di Dogubeyazit e gettato per tre mesi in una cisterna asciutta. Numerose e significative anche le notazioni riguardanti Costantinopoli e Trebisonda. Atabey, 613. Weber, 102. Wilson, Bibliography of Persia, p. 109. Chahine, 2318. Numa Broc, 261. Salmaslian, 253. Schwab, 287.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
 24.   Check availability:     Link/Print  


      Madrid: Imprenta de Espinosa, 1821. [2],51-89pp. Contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, gilt morocco label, raised bands. Marginal hole in titlepage, with early paper repair, not affecting text. Minor worming in gutter of last several leaves, causing separation of terminal two leaves and free endpaper from binding. About very good. A manifesto by General Don Miguel de la Torre, commander of the Spanish forces in Venezuela, declaring the honorable nature of the Spanish government's conduct toward Simón Bolívar during the 1820-21 armistice and expressing shock at Bolivar's breaking of the armistice treaty in March 1821. In 1820, in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars and in the midst of the South American Wars of Independence led by Simón Bolívar, Spanish liberals forced King Ferdinand the VII to accept the Constitution of 1812, which Ferdinand had repudiated shortly after his restoration to the throne in 1814. Under royal mandate Spanish commander General Pablo Morillo put the Constitution into force in the South American colonies in the summer of 1820, declared a "junta pacificadora," and began negotiating with Bolívar. On November 25, 1820, Bolívar and Morillo met and signed two treaties, one declaring a six-month suspension of hostilities, the other establishing regulations of war. By his own request, Morillo was recalled to Spain in December, and his authority was transferred to Miguel de la Torre. Less than four months after the signing of the armistice, Bolívar wrote to Torre informing him that he would recommence military action at the expiration of thirty days. In the present volume Torre reproduces and comments extensively on correspondence between Bolívar, Morillo, and himself from December 11, 1820 to March 23, 1821. He includes Bolívar's March 10 letter informing Torre of his plans to break the armistice and writes in horror at its unexpectedness, "incoheren[ce]," and disastrous implications for the Spanish army - "never," he laments, "were reason and good faith so distant" (p.84). By the time the text was printed in Madrid, it is likely that Bolívar had already advanced on Torre in Carabobo, routing the outnumbered Spanish forces with the help of the British Legion on June 24 and effectively winning the war for control of Venezuela. Palau notes that this is the second part of a larger work, MANIFIESTOS DE LA CORRSPONDENCIA QUE HA MEDIADO ENTRE LOS GENERALES... (Palau 335518), but was issued with a separate titlepage, which is present here. Neither this title nor MANIFIESTOS... is located by OCLC. Very rare, and an important record of diplomatic relations between Spain and Simón Bolívar, including significant details about Bolívar often lost to popular history. PALAU 335517.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana ]
 25.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  

        Minéralogie appliquée aux arts ou histoire des minéraux qui sont employés dans l'agriculture, l'économie domestique, la médecine; la fabrication des sels, des combustibles et des métaux; l'architecture et la décoration; la peinture et le dessin; les arts mécaniques; la bijouterie et la joaillerie.

      Paris, Levrault, 1821. ____ Première édition. Illustré par 15 planches en lithographie hors-texte dont une est en partie coloriées à l'époque. Une partie de cet ouvrage reprend les éléments publiés par l'auteur dans son "Traité des pierres précieuses" de 1808. Ceci fait dire à Sikankas, qu'il s'agit d'une édition augmentée de ce traité. Nous dirions plutôt revue et très augmentée, le sujet de cette "Minéralogie appliquée" étant beaucoup plus large. Cyprien Prosper Brard (1786-1838) a été ingénieur en chef aux mines d'Alais et attaché au Muséum. "Very large, comprehensive economic mineralogy; provides descriptions, sources, uses, etc, for a wide variety of mineral substances, including stones and minerals useful in the ornamentation of structures and the manufacture of ornamental objects, gems and jewelry." Sinkankas, Gemology 898. Fente à une charnière sur deux volumes. *****. 3 volumes in-8. Collation : (6), VIII, 696 / (4), 491 / (4), 524 pp., 15 planches hors-texte. Demi-basane verte, dos orné, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
 26.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Elémens de pyrotechnie divisés en cinq parties. La première contenant le traité des matières; la 2e, les feux de terre, d'air et d'eau; la 3e, les feux d'aérostation; la 4e les feux de théâtre; et la 5e, les feux de guerre.

      Paris, Bachelier, 1821. ____ Troisième et dernière édition, la plus complète. "L'ouvrage le plus complet qu'on trouvera sur cette partie, et de tous ceux qui ont été faits jusqu'à ce jour." Elle est illustrée par un frontispice gravé et 29 planches dépliantes. On trouve "une notice" sur la mort de Madame Blanchard, qui en 1819, est monté une nuit dans un ballon pour tirer un feu d'artifice... qui enflamma son aérostat. En fin de volume Ruggieri donne la description des feux d'artifices les plus remarquables tirés à Paris depuis la Révolution. Provenance : - "Bibl. aéronaut. Ch. Dollfus" (ex-libris gravé) l'aéronaute Charles Dollfus - "Audouin Dollfus, astronome" (ex-libris gravé) qui découvrit Janus, un satellite de Saturne. Fils de Charles, il est détenteur de plusieurs records mondiaux en ballon, dont le premier vol stratosphérique en France. Coiffe et coins frottés. Bon exemplaire. *****. In-8. [201 x 120 mm] Collation : frontispice, XXXVII, (1), 461 pp. et 29 planches h.-t. Basane marbrée, dos orné, tranches jaunes. (Reliure de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
 27.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Thèbes. Memnonium - Vue du péristyle du tombeau et des débris de la statue colossale d'Osymandyas, prise de l'ouest

      1821. Veduta esterna, animata da personaggi al centro, delle rovine del Tempio di Ramses II° (Ramesseum - tomba di Ozymandias) nella Necropoli di Tebe; a dx i resti del colosso di Ozymandias. Veduta incisa all'acquaforte su lastra di rame, inserita nella monumentale opera Description de l'Egypte, II° edizione dal 1820-29 voluta da Luigi XVIII, importante risultato culturale dell'occupazione francese in Egitto per il periodo che va dal 1798 al 1801. Bonaparte decise di invadere queste terre per controllare le vie commerciali verso l'india ed assestare in questo modo un duro colpo all'economia britannica. Durante questa operazione, il Nostro favorì l'attività di numerosi artisti, ingegneri, matematici e naturalisti per registrare e catalogare con estrema precisione le costruzioni e i monumenti egiziani nonché la flora e la fauna. Il risultato di questo immane sforzo, che per la pubblicazione coinvolse quasi duemila tra artisti e tecnici oltre a quattrocento incisori, fu l'opera "Description de l'Egypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française", che offre una globale visione scientifica dell'antico e moderno Egitto, nonché la sua storia naturale. La Description ebbe grande influenza sul movimento orientalista pittorico dell'ottocento e diede un contributo fondamentale alla diffusione dell'Egittologia. Numerosi edifici rappresentati in queste tavole sono stati completamente distrutti nel tempo. Piega editoriale

      [Bookseller: Libreria Trippini Sergio]
 28.   Check availability:     Link/Print  

        De la Colonie de Frederiks-Oord, et des Moyns . traduction d'un manuscript u General-Major van den Bosch . avec une preface.

      - Gand, Houdin 1821. Octavo, uncut and unopened in the remains of original plain wrappers (stitching loose); lxxii,110pp and two plates. It has been argued that van den Bosch's Benevolent Society and this first paupers' agricultural colony at Frederiksoord (begun in 1818) are less an experiment in utopian idealism than the model for the modern prison farm. Certainly from the two plates (one is a plan and view of a colonist's house, the other a birds-eye view of part of the colony) it looks, from this distance, less than utopian - bleak is the word I'd use. Still, being a Lowlands pauper just after the Napoleonic wars can't have been much of a picnic. Federiksoord was, to be fair, less punitive than the younger colonies at Veenhuizen where inmates were walled in to prevent escape but, looking at the dreary wastelands of Drente sretching out in every direction, it is hard to imagine where to escape to other than the bottle. Van den Bosch's record in introducing forced agriculture to the Dutch East Indies has won him few accolades from post-colonial historians but there is no doubt that his intentions here, while hardly charitable, do share some attributes of social reform with contemporaries like Robert Owen. Baron de Keverberg (Charles Louis Joseph I believe - his younger brother, also Baron, seems to have been named Charles Frederick Joseph; they were both government administrators and active social reformers at the same time but our Baron has the more distinguished history) has added a lengthy preface and notes to his translation of Bosch's manuscript, roughly doubling the work. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
 29.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Oeuvres de Molière, avec des remarques grammaticales, des avertissemens et des observations sur chaque pièce, par Bret

      New edition printed on laid after that of 1773 and preceded the life of Molière and Voltaire in his eulogy by Chamfort.Binders half morocco with long grain caramel, back with five nerves set with gilded garlands adorned with black typographical motifs, golden friezes heads and tails of the back, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, marbled, corners very lightly bumped minor, then elegant bindings signed by Thouvenin young tail-back of the first volume.Book illustrated with two portraits of Molière frontispiece of the first volume and engravings of Moreau the Younger.Foxing. Tardieu-Denesle Paris 1821 15,5x24,5cm 6 volumes reliés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 30.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Leben und Studien des Joh. Bap. Monteggia

      Softcover/Paperback Original aus dem Jahre 1821 mit kartoniert Einband 50 Seiten plus nachErinnerung des Ü gibt wenige unter Streichung und Eintragungen im Text , teilweise braunfleckig, keine Textbeeinträchtigung.

      [Bookseller: literated]
 31.   Check availability:     Link/Print  

        Histoire naturelle et maladies des dents de l'espèce humaine.

      Paris, L'auteur et Béchet, 1821. ____ Première édition en français. Traduction de Joseph-Jean-François Lemaire de "The history and treatment of diseases of the teeth." (1806). Illustré par 23 belles planches lithographiées hors-texte. "As the first lecturer on dentistry at Guy' Hospital, Fox had an enormous impact on early 19th century dental practices... His operative procedures remained in vogue for more than fifty years. This treatise was, in its day, the most complete work of its kind and was the first to give specific operative procedures for correcting dental irregularities." Garrison/Morton 3679. Bon exemplaire, grand de marge. *****. In-4. Collation : XI-(1)-269-(27) pp. et 23 planches h.-t. Demi-veau brun, dos orné. (Reliure moderne, à l'imitation de l'ancien.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
 32.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Ansicht des Johanes Schlößchen auf den Mönchsberg bey Salzburg.

      Wien 1821 - Umrißradierung. ca. 17,5 x 26 cm. Im Passepartout. N/W 778.24 (3.Ausgabe) - Aus: Viehbeck, Carl [Ludwig Friedrich]: Ansichten von Ob.Österreich, Salzburg und Tyrol.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
 33.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        Les soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg, ou entretiens sur le gouvernement temporel de la providence: suivis d'un traité sur les sacrifices

      Paris, Librairie Grecque, 1821. 1821, 1821, in-8, 2 vol. de front, XXVI, 556 (mal chiffré 456), (1) ; 474, (1) pp., plein basane de l'époque, dos lisse, Édition originale de ce grand oeuvre de polémique du philosophe contre-révolutionnaire. Son contemporain, Damiron, écrit de de Maistre : "Ce n'est pas qu'on aime en ses écrits le ton d'amertume, peut-être aussi de suffisance, avec lequel il attaque à tout propos les plus grands écrivains, par exemple sa dissertation sur le 'rictus' de Voltaire dans les 'Soirées de Saint-Pétersbourg' ... mais il a une facilité de dire ce qu'il veut, une facilité de parole, une netteté d'expression, une certaine verve logique qui charment et entraînent les lectures." Bel exemplaire, coins un peu fatigués, signature et tampon d'un ancien propriétaire

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
 34.   Check availability:     Link/Print  

        NOTES ON CHEMISTRY TAKEN FROM THE COURSE OF LECTURES BY PROFESSOR SILLIMAN, YALE COLLEGE, 1819 - 1820. By John Goulding, Member of the junior class [manuscript title]

      [New Haven, 1821. [62]pp. Quarto. Original three-quarter morocco and boards. Light wear to binding. Minor foxing. Very good. Manuscript notebook in the hand of Yale College student John Goulding, capturing lectures in chemistry taught by Professor Benjamin Silliman, Sr. Goulding (1797-1860) received a medical degree from Yale in 1824 and spent his life as a Connecticut physician in nearby Stratford. Silliman was a professor of natural sciences at Yale and a leading figure in American science in the 1820s. Part one of the manuscript contains lecture notes from 1819 to 1820, comprised of twenty-nine leaves of notes covering fifty lectures. A second section covers lectures sixty- six through seventy, and yet a third section, which begins at the rear of the volume, contains four more leaves of notes from January 1821. There is a manuscript index on the front pastedown which indicates topics and the corresponding lecture numbers. Topics include Heat, Evaporation, Elementary Bodies, Carbonic Acid and Alkalies, Earths, Sulphur, Carbon, and others. In our experience, lecture notes from this period are scarce in the marketplace, most having long ago perished or ended up in institutional collections. A valuable insight into the teaching style and content of an early American scientist, as well as what a 19th-century student thought worth noting.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
 35.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Catéchisme d'économie politique

      Second edition, after the very rare first edition published at the author and printed in small numbers.Bound in full sheepskin porphyry contemporary. Back smooth decorated with 5 irons, rollers and nets. part of title in red morocco. FISE and mentoring net on the boards. Chez Bossange A Paris 1821 In-12 (10x17,5cm) viij, 264pp. (3) relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 36.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Burg Lichtenstein auf der Schwäbischen Alb.

      - Kreidelithographie, 1821, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin. Darstellungsgröße 24,3:19,3 cm, Blattgröße 26:20,7 cm. Literatur: Nicht bei Dussler und Winkler; Gravenkamp WV 418; Wechssler 762, nicht wie hier angegeben mit 2 Tonplatten gedruckt und ohne Adresse der Druckerei A. Lacroix, München. – Inkunabel der Lithographie. – Selten! Von Frühjahr bis Herbst 1821 verreiste Fries dreimal. Bei der ersten Reise, die er mit Christoph Rist (1790-1876) zusammen unternahm, war die Schwäbische Alb das Ziel. Die zeichnerische Ausbeute sollte zu einer geplanten Publikation von Ansichten ausgewählter Burgen der Alb dienen, zu der Fries drei Lithographien nach eigenen Vorlagen beisteuerte, darunter das oben beschriebene Blatt sowie Wechssler 763 und 764.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
 37.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Examen impartial des nouvelles vues de M. Robert Owen, et des ses établissemens a New Lanark en Ecosse, pour le soulagement et l'emploi le plus utile des classes ouvrières et des pauvres, et pour l'éducation de leurs enfans, etc., etc., avec des observations sur l'application de ce système à l'économie politique de tous les gouvernemens

      Paris, Treuttel et Würtz, 1821. ____ Première édition en français. C'est dans cette filature de New Lanark que Richard Owen, précurseur du socialisme (1771-1858) s'illustra en améliorant considérablement le sort de ses ouvriers. lllustré par un portrait et deux vues de New Lanark. Quelques rousseurs, mors de la reliure frottés. Bon exemplaire. *****. In-8. Collation : portrait, (14), 76, X, 224, (18) pp., 2 planches h.-t. Demi-chagrin noir, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
 38.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Memorie istoriche di Antonio Allegri detto il Correggio. 3 volumes.

      Parma, Stamperia Ducale, 1817-, 1821. - circa 22,3 x 15,4 cm. Engraved portrait, 4 ff., 280, VII pp.; 3 ff., 279 pp., 4 ff., 1 facscimile, 1 genealogical table; XVI, 297 pp., 3 ff., with vignettes in the text Contemporary mottled half-calf with gilt spine and two gilt labels Large documentation about the painter Antonio da Correggio (Antonio Allegri; 1489-1534); not in Brooks. With many contemporary documents from the archives, letters by friends and patrons, relations about the town Correggio (Emilia-Romagna), fellow artists etc. The historian Luigi Pungileoni (1765-1854) taught at the universities of Urbino and Rome. - This copy does not have the two plates showing frescos in volume two that seem to have never been bound in (price decidedly reduced for this reason). Otherwise a very nice set from the library of the princes of Fuerstenberg in Donauseschingen with their armorial stamp on the titles. "- Only very minor browning, just a little rubbed. Very nice and decorative set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
 39.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        Queen Mab [unmutiliated]

      London W. Clark 1821 First published edition of Shelley's first lengthy poem, with the full unexpurgated text. 8vo: [2, title page],3-89[text],[2,fly-title Notes with publisher's statement on verso],93-182 [notes in French, Latin and Greek]pp. Without the very rare poetical dedication to Shelley's first wife and the final publisher's advertisements (identical in both respects to the Tinker copy, which is also unmutilated and printed on Whatman paper). Original drab paper-covered boards sympathetically rebacked, later paper spine label. Printed on fine thick Whatman paper, probably one of the "elegantly printed" copies referred to by the publisher in some early advertisements (See Forman 23: "the ordinary ones are not of a high quality . . ."). A splendid copy in original boards, text clean, binding tight and secure with faint marks to back cover. Forman 22-23. Granniss 19. Tinker 1888. NCBEL III, 314. Ashley Library V p.150; Hayward 225; Wise, A Shelley Library p.92 Fine ¶ Preceded by an edition of some 250 copies privately printed in 1813, but "unknown until [this] piratical reproduction of it in 1821 (which Shelley vainly tried to suppress by an injunction) excited attention, and [the poem] obtained a celebrity long denied to his maturer and more truly poetical writings." (DNB v. 52, p. 33) The dedication to his former wife was particularly embarrassing to Shelley, since his marriage to Harriet ended in 1814, and she committed suicide in 1816. Forman notes regarding this edition that "some copies contain the whole text and notes intact, while others have a few of the most aggressive passages mutilated by omission of words and even verses [mutilations, when present, occur on pp. 36, 54, 55, 65, 77, 82, 146-48, and 171, with various assertions in the notes replaced by printed sequences of dashes]. Queen Mab's literary text consists of nine cantos and seventeen notes. Six of these notes comprise extended prose meditations on free love, on how Necessity functions in the spiritual and physical universe, on atheism (which reiterates Shelley's views in The Necessity of Atheism), on the relationship between Christ and the dogma of Christianity, and on vegetarianism." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
 40.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Trial of John M'Dougall & James Menzies, Before Sir John Connell...

      1821. A Brazen Case of Maritime Insurance Fraud in Scotland [Trial]. M'Dougall, James, Defendant. Menzies, James, Defendant. Trial of John M'Dougall & James Menzies, Before Sir John Connell, Knt. Judge Admiral of Scotland, For Casting Away a Vessel, The Friends of Glasgow: And of John M'Dougall, And Archibald M'Lachlan, For Abstracting Goods from a Vessel Called the Mary, And Afterwards Scuttling Her. Glasgow: Printed by Young and Gallie, For Maurice Ogle, 1821. 34 pp. Lacking half-title. Octavo (8" x 4-3/4"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Minor edgewear, light soiling to exterior, moderate toning, light foxing to a few leaves. A scarce title. $750. * Only edition. The well-insured ships owned by M'Dougall and Menzies had a suspicious tendency to founder. This was not a problem for the firm. Indeed, insurance payments enabled it to prosper. The present case involved two ships that were built by the firm, then scuttled for insurance. The Friends of Glasgow, with a cargo of coffee for Hamburg, and the Mary, with a cargo of calico cloth for Trinidad. Providentially, and just like previous scuttlings, the captains and crews were saved. M'Dougall was indicted for insurance fraud. He successfully faked insanity at his trial and escaped with a light sentence: banishment to Botany Bay for the rest of his life. OCLC locates 3 copies (LA County Law Library, Social Law Library, National Library of New Zealand); COPAC adds 1 more (National Library of Scotland). MacKenzie, Old Reminiscences of Glasgow and the West of Scotland 520-552.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
 41.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        A Treatise on the Law of Mortgage [with] A Treatise on the Law of Mortgage, Part the Second; with Precedents and Indexes

      First edition of the earlier of two pre-eminent 19th century treatises on the law of mortgage, undertaken by a Lincoln's Inn barrister and praised by Holdsworth (the "standard work"), and published for over a century, reaching a ninth edition in 1927. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, early neat occasional underlining and a trace of foxing in the last pages; a very good bright copy. Printed for Joseph Butterworth and Son, Law Booksellers [etc.], London, 1821-23.

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
 42.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        TURKEY: Being a Description of the Manners, Customs, Dresses, and Other Peculiarities Characteristic of the Inhabitants of the Turkish Empire. To which is Prefixed a Sketch of the History of the Turks.

      London, printed for R. Ackerman, no date, (1821).. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1821, translated from the French edition of 1812. World in Miniature series edited by Frederic Shoberl. 6 volumes, (1821), the plates that are dated have the date 1821. 12mo, bound in sixes, approximately 135 x 90 mm, 5¼ x 3½ inches, 73 aquatint hand coloured plates as called for in the plate list in Volume 1, mostly of costumes, a few of musical instruments, weapons, flags, head-dresses, the English edition contains 1 extra plate, pages: [ii], xv, 211; [ii] 237; [ii] 264; [ii] 300; [ii] 234; [ii] 244, collated and complete, bound in half purple calf, gilt lettering and decoration between raised bands to spines, purple cloth covers, marbled endpapers, gilt top edges. Spines uniformly faded, binding slightly rubbed, slight shelf wear to edges, gilt dull on spines, pale offset from plates to text, 1 plate and facing page lightly foxed, pale age-browning affecting a few plates, apart from the offset from the plates, text and plates are clean, the books have been slightly trimmed with the loss of date and publisher on bottom margin of some plates, otherwise a very good set. See Henry M. Blackmer II, page 223, Numbers 463 & 464; Sefik E. Atabey, The Ottoman World, Volume 1, page 101, No. 205; Rene Colas, Bibliographie Generale, du Costume et de la Mode, page 194, No. 545; Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860, From the Library of J. R. Abbey, Volume 1, page 17. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
 43.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


      chez E.A. Lequien,, Paris, 1821 - Ventuno volumi di cm. 20,5, pp. 7.000 ca. complessive. Con ritratto di Rousseau all'antiporta del primo volume, tavole ripiegate musicali ed un fac-simile d'autografo ripiegato alla fine dell'ultimo volume. Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pelle verde, dorsi a piccoli nervi conb ricchi fregi e titoli in oro. annotazioni e segni a matita ai primi tre volumi, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
 44.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Les soirées de Saint-Petersbourg ou entretiens sur le gouvernement temporel de la providence

      First Edition. Bound in full mottled tan sheepskin, flat spine richly decorated with golden patterns typographical part of title sheepskin tawny piece volume number of green sheepskin bottle dotted gilt-edged, two lower corners lightly bumped, small marginal recovery on the first flat the second volume, contemporary binding. Book illustrated with a portrait of the author as a frontispiece to the first volume with an annotation in Latin by a previous owner. A pale wetness marginally foot sheets of the first volume, three small ink spots affecting the margins of the first page and from 383 to 450 pages of the first volume, otherwise good condition inside virtually free of foxing. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Lib. Grecque, latine & française Paris 1821 12,5x20,5cm 2 volumes reliés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 45.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. An historical tragedy, in five acts. With notes. The Prophecy of Dante, a poem. FIRST EDITION, 1st issue.

      John Murray. 1821 Half title, final ad. leaf. Uncut in sl. later half tan calf by C.H. May of London, spine with raised bands & gilt devices. Armorial bookplate of Gilbert Compton Elliot. t.e.g. v.g.Randolph p.73; Wise II.29-30. With the Doge's Speech on p.151 in 5 lines.Neatly tipped into the prelims are three printed playbills, in excellent condition, relating to the peculiar circumstances surrounding the first performance of the play.Byron had always insisted that the piece was not intended for the stage. In a letter written to John Murray in the Autumn of 1820, he stipulated 'I thought I had told you long ago, that it never was intended nor written with any view to the stage' (Letters, vol. V, p81). Later in the year he reiterated the sentiment: 'His [the Doge's] speeches are long; true - but I wrote it for the closet (ibid. p90).' His wishes were again expressed in the introduction to the printed play, where he stated categorically, 'I have had no view to the stage'. Despite Byron's wishes, Robert Elliston, the manager of the Drury Lane theatre, obtained a printed copy of Byron's play, and it was rushed on to the stage on 25th April 1821 with a hastily assembled and under-rehearsed cast which included John Cooper as Marino, Wallack as Bertuccio, and Mrs West as Angiolina. Although he had failed to gain the blessing of either Byron or John Murray to stage the work, having obtained nominal permission from George Lambe on the Drury Lane Committee, Elliston submitted a heavily censored text to the Lord Chamberlain for licensing: 'we have so curtailed [it] that I believe not a single objectionable line exists'. (This text is now in the Huntington Library.) The first playbill (not in Arnott & Robinson), dated Wednesday, April 25th 1821, is the original printed announcement of this first performance: 'This evening ... His Majesty's Servants will perform (for the first time) Lord Byron's Tragedy, Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice.'The second handbill (Arnott & Robinson, 3848), headed Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, April 26th, 1821, is the first printed indication that the decision to stage the play did not sit favourably with Byron and his publishers: "Lord Byron's Tragedy of Marino Faliero, was received, last Night, with the Applause and Acclamation which had been anticipated from the high genius of its distinguished Author. Its repetition would have been announced for this Evening, as a matter of course; but certain Persons, on grounds at present incapable of being understood, and which remain to be explained and justified, have thought fit to obtain an INJUNCTION in CHANCERY, against the Representation of the Play." The injunction had in fact been obtained by John Murray, and it prohibited, with immediate effect, any further performances of the play. Elliston, with the law technically on his side, issued this indignant (unsigned) riposte. Printed at the Theatre's own press , and taking full advantage of Byron's exile, Elliston bemoaned the temporary prohibition of the tragedy, and expressed confidence that it would soon be offered to the public once more: '...the further performance of the Tragedy must for the present moment be suspended. It is conceived, however, that the Impediment thus thrown in the way ... can be of very short duration, and that the Piece will, before long, be again exhibited with the brilliant success which attended its performance yesterday Evening'. By the 30th of April, in a handbill headed 'Renewed Performance of Lord Byron's Tragedy' Elliston was once again able to announce the imminent performance of Marino Faliero. Signed 'Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Monday, April 30, 1821' this is not in Arnott & Robinson. Elliston, with the injunction now lifted 'under the authority of an order by the Lord Chancellor', stated that 'Nothing has been done on the part of the Theatre, in this affair, which has not, in numberless instances, occurred before...'. Elliston was keen to underscore the positive impression the play had made: 'No impression could have been more forcible: no applause more genuine, or perfect'. However, contemporary reviews indicate that Elliston's adaptation was not favourably received, and the production was not a financial success.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
 46.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        De la Colonie de Frederiks-Oord et des moyens de subvenir aux besoins de l'indigence par le défrichement des terres vagues et incultes.

      Gand: J. N. Houdin, 1821. Octavo, uncut, in wrappers. First French edition: history of the formation of an early socialist society in Europe.This is a French translation from the Dutch of a text by the reformer van den Bosch, who, along with his Societé de Bienfaisance set up the colony of Frederiks-Oord in an attempt at social regeneration. In a movement similar to the kibbutzim of the twentieth century, the Societé advocated reintegrating the disenfranchised and neglected by allotting them barren tracts of land which they could renew through their own labour. Within Frederiks-Oord all are given equal rights, but all must also submit to the communal impetus in the formation of 'un état laborieux, mais productif, une existence honnête et indépendante.'Like so many utopian societies of the nineteenth century, an unquestioned faith in progress and innovation combines with an inherently positivistic notion that through work comes freedom and societal harmony. Throughout, there is a tension between blunt economic appraisals of the individual and idyllic portrayals of the community as a fantasy of ease and prosperity. Creased and generally worn paper wrappers, but in good original condition.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House]
 47.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  

        Histoire d'une luxation de la tête du fémur sur la branche ascendante de l'ischion,... et description d'une méthode nouvelle pour procéder à la réduction de ce genre de déplacement, suivie d'un léger aperçu sur l'état de la chirurgie chez les anciens et jusqu'à nos jours.

      Paris, Gabon, Bourges, Mlles Bouguet, 1821. ____ Première et seule édition. L'auteur, chirurgien à Bourges, avait été l'élève de Larrey. Illustré par une grande planche dépliante gravée. Le faux-titre porte : "Mémoire de chirurgie". Envoi de l'auteur : "de la part de l'auteur à Monsieur Gilbert, chef à l'Ecole de médecine de Paris." Un cachet en cire rouge a été apposé sous cet envoi. Ex-libris : Bibliothèque du docteur Ozenne. Très rare : seuls deux exemplaires dans les bibliothèques publiques de France (Académie de médecine et Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de médecine). Pas d'exemplaire dans OCLC. Rousseurs et petits défauts à la reliure. Bon exemplaire. ***** Only edition. No copy in OCLC. In-8. [178 x 109 mm] Collation : 52, (1) pp., 1 planche h.-t. Basane marbrée, dos orné, dentelle d'encadrement sur les plats. (Reliure de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
 48.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     

Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.