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        Autograph Note Signed

      Belgian composer (1822-1890) who was also organist, pianist and teacher. Franck created music in a variety of genres, cataloged in almost 100 opus numbers.  Short autograph note signed, in French, sold untranslated, matted with a photo postcard of the composer. Note is 3.75 x 5 inches (size of the opening), photo postcard is 3.5 x 5.2 inches (size of the opening), total mat size is 11.75 x 8.25 inches, in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Tamino Autographs]
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        Letitia Greenway - A Very Fine 19th Century Album, Views of.

      19th Century - DescriptionAn album of approximately 48 fine graphite drawings and sepia watercolours, showing views of Warwickshire, including Hams Hall, the Old Palace at Kingsbury, Kenilworth Castle, Compton Verney, Moseley, Halloughton, Warwick Castle, Lapworth, Sutton Coldfield and others. 6 of these drawings are loose, each drawing in the album is accompanied by an typed description giving locations and dates, which range from 1822 - 1847. Also included is further information on the locations and their connections to the Greenway family (please see images), and a 1976 letter from the assistant Keeper of the Department of Archaeology at Birmingham City Museum, showing interest in the album. The largest drawing is approximately 16 x 27 cm; the smallest is approximately 8.5 x 10.5 cm. The album measures 31.5 x 21.5 cm. ConditionCondition is typical for picture of this age including some discolouration and occasional minor foxing, but generally their appearance is good. Collection InformationThis album contains four geographical groups, all of which have connections to the Greenway family. The first group is cantered around Warwick, where the family banking business was situated; the second is cantered around Kineton, where Mr G.C. Greenway was Coroner of the Hundred; the third is cantered around Halloughton in Kingsbury, where Kelynge Greenway owned property, and the fourth records Aston Park near Birmingham, which was purchased by Whitehead and Greenway in 1818. BiographyLetitia Greenway (d. 1836) belonged to the influential Greenway family of Warwickshire. They lived at Pageant House in Warwick; George Cattell Greenway became town clerk and a partner with his brother Kelynge Greenway in Greenway, Smith and Greenways Bank - both were implicated in the bank's 1887 failure and served jail time. Size: Medium (15-30cm) Framed: No Style: Realism Weight: 501.00g

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        Codex Diplomaticus Rheno-Mosellanus. Urkunden-Sammlung zur Geschichte der Rhein- und Mosellande, der Nahe- und Ahrgegend und des Hundsrückens, des Meinfeldes und der Eifel.

      Coblenz, Heriot 1822-26. - 5 Bände (in 6). 22 x 14 cm. [2] Bl., 502 S., [1] Bl., XXXV S., 5 num. Lithographien; VIII, XLV S., [1] Bl., 544 S., eine lith. Faltkarte, 13 num. Lithogr.; XIV S., [1] Bl., 527, [1] S., 4 num. Lithogr.; [1] Bl., S. (529)-952, LVII, [1] S.; [2] Bl., 738, XXXVII, [1] S., 1 Lithogr.; [1] Bl., 534, XXII S., [1] Bl. Einfaches (Kunst-) Halbleder Mitte 20. Jhs. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Teils gebräunt und stockfleckig, auch einige alte Anstreichungen und Anmerkungen. Vorsätze erneuert. DW 1392. Das Hauptwerk Günthers, "Archivar des Rhein- und Moseldepartements und der erste, der die gewaltigen Massen des Coblenzer Archivs in Ordnung und Übersicht zu bringen versuchte" (ADB X, 177), von großer Seltenheit. Enthält Urkunden des 8. bis 18. Jahrhunderts. Mit einer großen gefalteten Karte (ca. 38 x 23 cm) und 23 meist gefalt. lithographierten Tafeln mit Abbildungen von Siegeln. Vollständiges Exemplar.

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        Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. Perpetuis commentariis illustrata, communi studio Thomae Le Seur et Francisci Jacquier. Editio nova. 4 parts in 2 volumes

      Glasguae A. et J.M. Duncan 1822 - xxx, 431 pp., 320 pp.; xxxvi, 344 pp.; vi, 203 pp., lex. 8°, Contemporary whole-leather with two red labels and gilded framing on the spine; owners-shelf-label. Marble edge. Binding slightly scratched. Title and sometimes pages stamped and ensured with owners-signatures. Pages here and there soiled and flecked. Handwritten comments with pencil on the board-papers. But in a very good condition. Book Language/s: la [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colombia: being a geographical, statistical, agricultural, commercial, and political account of that country Miranda's contribution comprising this long political commentary), adapted for the general reader, the merchant , and the colonist

      1822 - First edition. 2 vols. 2 engraved portraits & Humboldt's handsome large folding engraved map. 8vo. Original grey papers boards, with modern paper spines retaining the original somewhat rubbed printed labels. Two inch tear to head of title page to the second volume, without loss and not affecting text. cxxiv, 707; vi, 782pp. Baldwin, Cradock & Joy. London, This work is an account of the new minted country of Colombia. ?Bounded on the north, by the province of Costa Rica in Guatimala and the Carribean Sea; on the east by the Atlantic and Dutch Guiana; on the south, by Portuguese Guinea, the river Maranon, and Peru; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. The eastern portion of this vast region was formerly called Venezuela or Caracas; the western portion, New Granada or Cundinamarca; and the south western extremity of the later Quito.? It is an ambitious piece of promotional literature for even as the author wrote he assumed the rebels' total victory. Battles and skirmishes raged throughout 1822 and it was not until November 10th 1823 that the articles of capitulation were ratified and the royalist troops were allowed to march out of their stonghold in Puerto Cabello. The incomplete history of the Independace movement could be considered a book within a book as it occupys a section of some 405pp in volume 2. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        An Account of the Abipones, an Equestrian People of Paraguay

      1822 - 1st edition, translated from the Latin by Sarah Coleridge. 3 volumes. 8vo. xii,435pp. - & - x,446pp. - & - vi,419pp. Original paper boards, cloth backed, with the original soiled and rubbed title labels. Ex-library with small label in the 3rd volume and stamps on the title pages. Board edges chipped and indented. Little foxing to preliminary and last leaves. Otherwise a very good uncut copy inside. John Murray. London Dobrizhoffer spent 18 years as a Missionary in Paraguay. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        System des Tellurismus oder Thierischen Magnetismus. Erster und Zweiter Band [kmpl.]. Ein Handbuch für Naturforscher und Aerzte. Erstausg.

      Leipzig, bei F. L. Herbig, 1822. - XXX, 478 S., mit 1 gefalt. Kupfertaf. u. 1 gefalt. Tabelle / 602 S., 2 Bll., mit 1 Kupfertaf. u. einer Textfig., 8°, Pappbände d. Zt. mit Rückenschildern (2 Bde.) Slg. du Prel 699; Graesse S.45; Ackermann II/234 (zur 2.Aufl. 1826): "Sehr selten und gesucht"; Crabtree 310: "Kieser was a strong supporter of animal magnetism and heavily involved in investigating the clairvoyant qualities of magnetic somnambulists. He called the essential agent of animal magnetism 'telluric power', associating animal magnetism with a generalized force. In this lengthy and important work, he describes mineral, vegetable, and animal magnetism, attempting to provide a foundation in physics for animal magnetic phenomena. Kieser says that sleep is a general expression of magnetic life and that somnambulism is a natural product of the application of animal magnetic techniques. In describing magnetic healing, he places some emphasis on the power of belief as supplementary to the healing power of animal magnetism itself. The second volume contains a history of animal magnetism and a good bibliography". - Dietrich Georg von Kieser (1779-1862), deutscher Mediziner u. Psychiater; u.a. Professor an der Universität Jena, Direktor der Irren-Heil- u. Pflegeanstalt in Jena, 1831-44 Mitglied des Sachsen-Weimar'schen Landtages, 1848 Teilnehmer am Frankfurter Parlament. Verfasser zahlreicher naturwissenschaftlicher Schriften u. Publikationen, u.a. veröffentlichte er zusammen mit seinem Kollegen Carl August von Eschenmayer ab 1817 in der Zeitschrift "Archiv für den thierischen Magnetismus". Das vorliegende Werk ist ein ausgewogener u. bedeutender Beitrag zum thierischen Magnetismus, es enthält dazu auch eine Entwicklungsgeschichte u. eine kl. Bibliographie. - Mit Register. - Einbände bestossen, beschabt u. etwas fleckig; Seiten tlw. leicht braunfleckig, sonst gute Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        Manuscript Document on Vellum, Entitled "Taynton Inclosure Award", With Large Colour Map. Land Granted to Wales Politician, George Talbot Rice, 3rd Baron Dynevor.

      Taynton in Oxfordshire, 16 May 1822. - Manuscript Enclosure Award on vellum, being a type of land grant approved by the Parliament of England, which doled out parcels of land previously termed "common" and collectively controlled and farmed by everyday citizens, to subsequently be privately owned by wealthy British peers and the like, complete with the original accompanying survey map, hand-drawn on vellum, delineating the new acquisitions of British politician, former MP of Carmarthenshire in Wales, George Talbot Rice, 3rd Baron Dynevor, among others. Medium Folio. 25 pages including the commissioner's manuscript oath, written to rectos only, each page of the document bordered in red ink, docketed by a parliamentary court clerk, and labelling it 'Roll 415.' Accompanied the original large manuscript folding map of the Parish of Taynton, tipped in at the front of the volume, with roadways and rivers hand coloured, measuring approximately 53 x 71 cm. Plan was drawn by Edward Webb of Stow on the Wold, land surveyor, and features a scale bar and decorative compass rose. Full calf binding consisting of the original boards tooled, titled in gilt to front, with two working brass clasps, secured with a recent professionally crafted leather spine tastefully tooled in gilt, with gilt with morocco label. Volume measuring approximately 45 x 33 x 2 cm. Wear to boards, reinforced at hinge, otherwise in very good condition, internally clean and bright, a fascinating and detailed document. Statistically, Oxfordshire was one of the regions most affected by the enclosure movement. Between 1758 and 1882, 190 parliamentary enclosure acts were passed for the county, affecting 51% of its acreage, while 1/3 of parishes changed through no-parliamentary enclosure. The "enclosure" movement was the process by which the common fields, vast shared pastures and scattered tracts of arable land of rural medieval England, were consolidated and distributed to the wealthy and elite - resulting in the demise of the small farmer and the increase of national agricultural trade. The legal documents which recorded the new ownership and delineated the distribution of land - as seen here - were called "Inclosure Awards."

      [Bookseller: Voyager Press Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        The British Poets. Including translations. In one hundred volumes.

      Chiswick: printed by C. Whittingham. 1822 A very attractive and extremely well preserved set in full contemporary olive green calf, with spines gilt in compartments and maroon leather labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Each volume with engraved frontispiece as issued. Small unobtrusive booklabels of J.F. Cure.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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        A TREATISE ON TENNIS by a MEMBER of the TENNIS CLUB.

      London, printed for Rodwell and Martin, New Bond Street, 1822.. FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST ENGLISH BOOK ON TENNIS 1822. 8vo, approximately 225 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, LACKS THE FOLDING PLATE, pages: vii, 1-120, including half-title, publisher's dark blue cloth spine and drab boards, printed paper label to spine with price. Slight wear to head and tail of spine, paper label slightly chipped, corners worn, light foxing and pale browning at front and rear, occasional foxing, neat old ink inscription on first pastedown ( H. M. Curteis, 1846), otherwise a very good copy, lacking folding plate as noted. See, Tennis Origins and Mysteries by Malcolm Whitman pages 22-23 MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        CHEVAUX AUX ARDENNES.

      - 1822. Lithograph. Delteil 52 ii/iv, with the address of the publisher. From the suite of twelve, Etudes de Chevaux Lithographies. Image: 6¾ x 8½. Margins: 11¼ x 14½.

      [Bookseller: L'Estampe Originale ABAA/ILAB-LILA]
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        A Tour in Pursuit of Ideas; being a picturesque view of all the Yarmouth public-houses: a humourous and descriptive poem. By Dr. Sigma.

      Yarmouth: printed for J. Barnes for the Author; and sold by Cattermole, Beccles ... 1822 A few words, intentionally incomplete in print, completed in contemporary ms. Orig. printed buff wrappers; at some point bound in a larger volume but still a remarkably well preserved copy. In custom made green cloth fold-over case.Not in BL; Oxford only on Copac; no copies on OCLC. A humorous jaunt in verse in homage to the drinking establishments of Great Yarmouth: 'One day as Sigma with his friends was drinking, As mostly is the case the man was thinking; And tipsy folks have notions in their head, By malt and hops, and whiles by wisdom bred ...' The owner of this copy, evidently a resident of Great Yarmouth, has filled in some of the blanks deliberately left by the author:'Here comes the White Hart Coach! see what a load Of passengers, from off the Norwich Road! Speed to the Hart, and to the Coach also, Success to M[arti]n, S[mit]h, and W[arre]n too ... Come, come my cock, and take a glass of wine, M[ac] E[wa]n at the Wrestler's has it fine'. The tour, exploring the public-houses North of New-Street, was intended as the first part of two, the second part, advertised on the final page, was to be a tour of those South of New-Street. It states that 'Part the second; or Dr. Sigma's Southern Tour will be published as soon as one hundred subscribers have entered their names, to indemnify the printing'. There is no record of this being published.

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        Herrn Abts Millot allgemeine Weltgeschichte alter, mittlerer und neuer Zeiten, 19 Bände, Stiche, 1822-1825

      Im Bureau der fremden Klassiker 1822-1825, Glücksstaad - Des Herrn Abts Millot allgemeine Weltgeschichte alter, mittlerer und neuer Zeiten. Fortgesetzt von Wilhelm Ernst Christiani und Freyherrn von Hormayer. 38 Bändchen in 19 Büchern (komplett). Pappeinbände der Zeit. Rücken mit Goldprägungen & violettem Rückenschild. Format ca. 20 x 13 cm. 35 Bändchen mit gest. Frontispiz. Zus. rd. 9.400 S. Wie auch den neun Originalbildern zu entnehmen, ist die Rückenansicht harmonisch. Die Rückenkanten sind berieben, bei zwei Bänden (25-26 & 29-30) mit einem kleinen Fehlstück (s. die ersten beiden Bilder). Die Rückenschilder teils rissig, bei einigen fehlt ein minimales Stück. Der Buchschnitt ist sehr schön erhalten. Buchecken bestoßen; Einband etwas berieben, erwähnenswert eine Stelle auf dem Buchrücken sowie zwei Stellen am Deckel. Bei einem hinteren Deckelrand ist der Papierbezug wellig. Innen ohne Anstreichungen. Kein unangenehmer Geruch. Feste Bindungen & Blöcke, nichts lose. Gelegentlich einige blasse Flecke. Eine Seite am Rand ein Stück eingerissen, acht Seiten mit typischem Büttenpapier-Abschluss bzw. in einer papierbedingt ein kleines Löchel (Schrift jeweils nicht betroffen). Bei Band 12, 16 & 20 wurde der Frontispitz herausgetrennt; bei Band 12 wurde dabei auch die letzte Doppelseite von Band 11 mit entfernt (diese Seite liegt als Kopie bei). ••• Die Bilder 2 ff. sowie weitere Informationen zu dieser Ausgabe finden Sie wie immer auf unseren eigenen Internetseiten. ••• 22500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lexikon und Enzyklopädie]
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        The First Six Books of the Elements, With Notes.

      Dublin: Richard Milliken,, 1822. Octavo (211 x 129 mm). Contemporary diced calf, black morocco label lettered in gilt, spine richly gilt to compartments within raised bands, top compartment with part of Robert Taylor's family crest and his monogram gilt-stamped, gilt fillet to covers, gilt roll-tooled decoration to edges of covers. 7 engraved folding plates. Very slight marking to covers, light foxing. An excellent copy. Seventh edition. A handsomely bound copy of Thomas Elrington's edition of Euclid, which he published for use by students at Trinity College Dublin. With the bookplate of Robert Taylor, an Irish soldier and politician who was appointed to brigadier-general during the Irish Rebellion of 1798, and was second in command during the Battle of Ballinamuck. He was MP for Kells from 1790 to 1800 in the Irish House of Commons.

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        LA DIVINA COMMEDIA DI DANTE ALIGHIERI COL COMMENTO DEL P. BALDASSARRE LOMBARDI M.C.

      Padova Tipografia Della Minerva 1822 5 volumi in 8° Pagine XXXIV + 2 + 747 + 799 + 845 + 6 + 430 + XII + 574 Legature coeve in mezza pelle con angoli. Titoli e fregi in oro ai dorsi. 4 tavole incise in rame fuori testo, tra cui il ritratto di Dante posto al quinto volume e le tre illustrazioni di Inferno, Paradiso e Purgatorio. I primi tre volumi comprendono il testo della Commedia, il quarto il Rimario, l'indice delle voci, il quinto vari scritti tra cui le biografie di Dante (compilate da Boccaccio, Aretino, Tiraboschi), Lettere, Apologie ed infine la Serie dell'Edizioni della Divina Commedia disposte in ordine cronologico. Cfr: Mambelli 132: "Bella e correttissima edizione. giudicata da molti la migliore tra quelle pubblicate dal principio del secolo."; Gamba 405 "Edizione forse non rara ma assai stimata" Brunet II 508 Olschki 94 Graesse II 331 "Cette dernier edition est reputèe la meilleure de ce siècle". Ottimo esemplare.

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        Life in Paris; comprising the rambles, sprees, and amours, of Dick Wildfire, of Corinthian celebrity, and his bang-up companions ... Embellished by twenty one plates ... by George Cruikshank. LARGE PAPER COPY.

      John Fairburn. 1822 Hand coloured front. & 20 further hand-coloured plates, vignette title, illus. 23.5 x 15cm. Handsomely bound by Rivière in 20th century full red crushed morocco, triple ruled gilt borders, elaborate gilt dentelles, sympathetically rebacked in sl. darker red morocco, compartments in gilt. Booklabel of William George Smith.Cohn 109, the first edition in book form. Originally issued in 21 parts and subsequently in illustrated boards in large and small paper copies. Although a small number of large paper copies were issued in, and subsequently bound from, the parts, there are no stab holes in this copy to indicate that this was the case here. A humorous illustrated sketch of Parisian life published in imitation of Pierce Egan's Life in London (1821) also illustrated by George Cruikshank together with his brother Isaac Robert.

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        Hyperion oder der Eremit in Griechenland. Zweyte Auflage. 2 Bände in 1.

      Stuttgart und Tübingen, Cotta, 1822. - 160, 124 S. Kl. 8°. Etwas späterer Leinenband mit Rückentitel und etwas -vergoldung, dreiseitigem Goldschnitt und marmorierten Vorsätzen; in moderner Pergamentkassette, gefüttert mit rotem Wildleder. Gering berieben; teils etwas braunfleckig. Die Auflage erschien in 1000 Exemplaren in derselben Kollation wie die EA (1797ff). Goedeke V, 471.1. DE

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        \"Markt Rosenheim\". Gesamtansicht über den Inn, im Hintergrund der Wendelstein sowie Pang, Breitenstein und Hl. Blut.

       Kol. Lithographie von J.A. Sedlmayr aus \"Ansichten des bayrischen Hochlandes\", München, 1822 - 1825, 20 x 30 cm. Winkler 953, 26; nicht bei Lentner. - Mit breitem Rand, zartes Kolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        Oeuvres dramatiques.

      - Paris. Imprimerie de Crapelet. 1822. 5 volumes in-8 en demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs ornés. Edition illustrée d'un portrait-frontispice de l'auteur. "Nouvelle édition précédée d'une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de l'auteur". "C'est la plus belle édition que nous ayons". Quérard II, 538. Elle n' a été tirée qu'à 100 exemplaires : il s'agit d'1 des 80 exemplaires (n°58), sur grand vélin raisin. Infimes rousseurs sur les gardes. Belle et élégante reliure. Auteur dramatique né à Tours, Philippe Néricault-Destouches connut un certain succès et entra à l'Académie Française en 1723. 498

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        OEUVRES DRAMATIQUES DE N. DESTOUCHES. Nouvelle édition, précédée d’une notice sur la vie et les ouvrages de cet auteur

      - Paris, Crapelet, Renouard, Lefèvre, 1822. 6 vol. gr. in-8: 15,5 x 24 cm. I/viii-494-[1] pp. + [7] pl. grav.; II/ [1] f., 554-[1] pp. + [6] pl. grav.; III/ [2] ff., 589-[1] pp., [6] pl. grav.; IV/ [2] ff., 466-[1] pp. [2] pl. grav.; V/ [2] ff., 543-[1] pp. + [4] pl. grav.; VI/ [2] ff., 579-[1] pp. + [2] pl. grav. Edition ornée de 5 portraits de l’auteur dont un avant la lettre et de 11 figures dessinées par Laffitte et gravées par Ribault, Langlois, Delvaux, etc. en deux états dont un sur Chine monté, avant la lettre. Edition sur grand papier tirée à 100 exemplaires seulement. Celui-ci l’un des 80 sur grand raisin vélin (n° 59). Superbes reliures de l’époque en plein maroquin rouge signées L. Claessens. Dos à 5 nerfs avec titre, tomaison, année et caissons richement décorés d’entrelacs en doré. Plats ornés d’un triple encadrement fleuronné aux angles. Tranches dorées. Larges roulettes intérieures. Gardes recouvertes de papier marbré. Quelques rousseurs sur les gravures. Mors supérieur du premier volume légèrement fendu et coin supérieur frotté, sinon ensemble en excellent état et de très belle présentation. Comédien et dramaturge, membre de l’Académie français dès 1723, Destouches (1680-1754) débute sa carrière en tant que secrétaire de l’ambassadeur de France en Suisse. C’est d’ailleurs en Suisse qu’il produit sa première pièce « Le curieux impertinent », rapidement reprise à la Comédie française. Bien que tombé dans l’oubli, le théâtre de Destouches a marqué notre langue par trois expressions proverbiales : « Les absents ont toujours tort », « La critique est aisée, l’art est difficile », « Chassez le naturel, il revient au galop ». Biblio.: Hoeffer, XIII, 919 / Vicaire, III, 235 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        LA CELESTINA O TRAGI-COMEDIA DE CALISTO Y MELIBEA

      Imprenta de Don León de Amatira, Madrid - Estado de conservación: Bueno. Encuadernación de época. Faltas, daños, anotaciones, firmas: Presenta alguna un número en la guarda y marca parte de la portada. Páginas: 412 Año: 1822 Medidas: 15,5 X 10 cm. Ilustraciones o Grabados: No Fotografías: No Encuadernación: Pasta española. Tejuelo en granate. Hierros dorados en lomo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lebensgeschichte Napoleon Bonaparte's, des ersten Kaiser's de Franzosen, mit begonderer Ru cksicht auf dessen Zehnjahrige Regierung, Verbannung und Tod.

      Carl A. Bruckman, Reading, PA 1822 - 443 pages, with District of PA deposit notice to verso of 443. Four parts with pagination continuous and separate title pages: each Reading, Bruckman, 1822. Three woodcut frontispieces; lacking the frontis for part 3. Spine creased; binding sound; staining to leaves. First frontispiece (of Napoleon) with loss; lacks front free endpaper. Size: 12mo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Odd Book (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        Mémoires de la société d'Agriculture, des Sciences, Arts et Belles-Lettres du département de l'Aube. [Années 1822 à 1966].

      Troyes, Impr. de Sainton, puis Bouquot, Lacroix, Paul Nouel et Paton, 1822-1967. - 115 années en 89 vol. in-8, (manque les tomes 3, 11 et 62 correspondant aux années 1825, 1843 et 1898) ; rel. moderne demi-basane fauve, dos à nerfs, titre doré, plats de papier marbré, nombr. pl. h.-t. (certaines dépliantes) dont plans, cartes, fac-similés, gravures, tableaux et reprod. photogr. Tables. Très belle série, d'une grande fraicheur, bien établie en reliure uniforme. Exceptionnelle documentation sur le département de l'Aube, cette série de 89 volumes couvre plus d'un siècle d'histoire locale. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        Der Rheinische Weinbau in theoretischer und praktischer Beziehung.

      Mit 17 gefalt. und ausfaltbaren lithogr. Tafeln und lithogr. Falttabelle. XVI, 260 S. Pappband d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild. Schoene3, 3951 Simon, Vinaria 122 Dochnahl 104. - Erste Ausgabe. Mit einer "Untersuchungs-Tabelle von vier und zwanzig Wingerten, nebst den darinn im Jahr 1822 erhaltenen Weinen, in den verschiedenen Gegenden des Rheinthales". - Tls. etwas fleckig, eine Tafel knitterfaltig.

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        Journal of a visit to some parts of Ethiopia.

      London John Murray 1822 - First edition. 4to., vi, 333pp., 16 lithographed plates, one folding, 2 engraved folding maps, contemporary half calf gilt, an excellent example. Waddington and Hanbury, both Cambridge fellows, decided to embark on an antiquarian tour of Egypt. They were received by the Governor, Mohammed Ali, who gave them permission to travel into Upper Egypt. Dressed as Turks and accompanied by an Irishman, James Curtin, two Maltese, and a setter dog named Anubis, they ascended the Nile as far as Meroe. Whilst there they encountered the American traveller George English, and at Wadi Haifa met the French mineralogist Frederic Cailliaud, both of whom were described in offensive terms by Waddington who had little time for Westerners who appeared to have "turned native." Abbey Travel 289; Hilmy II, 134; Gay 2693. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature. – In four volumes.

      London, Fisher, (1822). - 4 Bände. 8°. XII, S. 9-416; (1) Bl., S. 5-416; IV S. 5-424; IV S. 5-452. Mit 1 gest. Portrait, 2 Frontisp. und 40 kol. Kupfertafeln von T. Dixon. Halblederbände des 20. Jh. Vgl. Nissen ZBI 1621–1627. – Eine von zahlreichen, ab 1774 erschienenen Ausgaben. Papier durchgehend, zu Beginn etwas stärker gebräunt und stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        30 Malerische An- und Aussichten von Dresden und den nächsten Umgebungen, aufgenommen, gezeichnet und radirt

      Arnoldsche Buchhandlung, Dresden 1822 - Zweite verbesserte Ausgabe; halb Leinen Einband um 1900, fest und gut erhalten; 30 Radierungen zusammengebunden, ohne Beschreibung; ziemlich guter Zustand der Radierungen, die 7 ersten mit leichten Braunflecken, die meisten gut erhalten; auf der Titelseite, mit Bleistift, Kauf in Dresden 1895 registriert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pathologisch-anatomisches Museum. 3 Hefte (von 5).

      - Leipzig, in der Baumgärtnerischen Buchandlung, 1822-1824, 8°, 64; 86, (4); 56, (4) pp., 15 (3 farb.) von F.C. Schroetter nach der Natur gezeichnete und gestochene Tafeln, 3 Halbleinenbände; fleckig. Frühes deutsches Tafelwerk der Pathologischen Anatomie! Erste und einzige Ausgabe "des Pathologisch-Antomisches Museum, enthaltend eine Darstellung der vorzüglichsten krankhaften Veränderungen und Bildungsfehlern der Organe des menschlichen Körpers, nach älteren und neuen Beobachtungen. Zum Gebrauch für Ärzte und Wundärzte und Geburtshelfer." Es erschienen insgesamt fünf Hefte, extrem selten, nur ein vollständiges Exemplar im Handel in den letzten fünfzig Jahren nachweisbar. Hier vorhanden: Zweites Heft: 7. Taf.: Martin, P.L.: Fall eines erblichen Fischschuppen ähnlichen Hautausschlages (Ichthyosis). 8. Taf.: Stanley, Ed.: Fall eines Hirnburchs (Hernia cerebri). 9.: Taf.: Wadd, William: Fall eines Abscesses in der Vorhaut. 10. Taf.: Cerutti, Ludwig: Fall einer merkwürdigen Krankheit des Rükenmarks. 11. Taf.: Laennec, D.M.: Tuberkeln in der Lunge. 12. Taf.: Farre: Leberknoten nach Farre. Verbreitete Leberknoten. Tubera diffusa. Drittes Heft: 13. Taf.: Coates, Henry: Fall eines Aneurysma der Halsschlagader. 14.-15. Taf.: Pohl, Christian Eduard Fall einer Zerreißung des Herzens. 16.-17. Taf.: Bock, Carl, August: Beschreibung einer acht monatlichen Foetus, an welchem das Herz und die Verdauungsorgane durch einen ununterbrochenen Spalt der Brust- und Unterleibshöhle hervorliegen, und die obern Gliedmaßen deform sind. 18. Taf.: Holzhausen, Carl Friedrich: Entzündung der innern Fläche des Magens in Folge des Keuchhustens. Zweiter Band / Erstes Heft: 1. Taf.: Cerutti, Ludwig: Fall eines Mastdarm - Krebses (Carcinoma intestini Recti). 2. Taf.: Pohl, Fr. G.: Fall eines Magen Krebses (Carcinoma ventriculi). 3. Tafl.: Pohl, Fr. G.: Fall eines Magenkrebses mit Durchlöcherung des Magens. Cerutti wurde 1821 zum ao. Professor der pathologischen Anatomie in Leipzig ernannt und hielt seine Vorlesungen in der Anatomie. Er war also der erste eigentliche Vertreter unseres Faches an unserer Universität, die damit den meisten deutschen Universitäten vorausging. "1787 beginnen die Anfänge der Sammlung mit einem anatomischen Kabinett (in Leipzig). 1803 umfasste das Kabinett etwa 800 vor allem zu Lehrzwecken genutzte Stücke und wurde 1813 um die Sammlung des St. Jakobsspitals erweitert. 1821 wurde Friedrich Peter Ludwig Cerutti (1789-1858) als erster Professor für pathologische Anatomie berufen und die Sammlung der Fachrichtung Pathologie unterstellt. Die damaligen etwa 1.000 Präparate dokumentierten vor allem die Veränderungen krankhafter Prozesse, so z. B. die Folgen von Syphilis oder Tuberkulose. Durch weitere Erweiterungen Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts und der Aufnahme der Exponate der aufgelösten Chirurgisch-Medicinischen Akademie zu Dresden stieg die Sammlung auf 6.000 Spiritus- und 2.000 Knochenpräparate an und wurde im neu errichteten Pathologischen Institut untergebracht. Dabei gingen etliche ältere Präparate verloren. Der Bestand ging auf 2.532 im Jahr 1900 zurück. Unter Felix Marchand (1846-1928) zog 1906 die Sammlung in den Institutsneubau an der Ecke Liebigstr./Johannisallee um, in dem sie bis heute beherbergt ist. Unter der Leitung Marchands wurde die Sammlung erheblich ausgebaut und durch einen eigens angestellten Präparator aufgewertet. Erstmals wurde auch eine umfassende Katalogisierung und Sortierung durchgeführt. Den Zweiten Weltkrieg überstand die Sammlung trotz Bebombung unbeschadet. Seit 1951 wurden statt neuen Präparaten Diapositive angefertigt. Während den sechziger Jahren mussten die Exponate aus Platzgründen neuen Abteilungen weichen und wurden zu großen Teilen vernichtet. Nur wenige seltene Präparate wurden erhalten. Die verbliebenen Exponate der einstmals umfassenden pathologisch-anatomischen Museums Felix Marchands werden heute wieder regelmäßig in der Lehre eingesetzt." Inst. Path. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aedes Althorpianae; or An Account of the Mansion, Books, and Pictures, at Althorp; the Residence of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. To which is Added a Supplement to Bibliotheca Spenceriana [or A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century in the Library...]

      London: Printed by W. Nicol, Successor to W. Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare Press, 1822. First edition, 2 vols., 4to (265 x 165 mm), viii, [6], lxii, 279, [1]; [2], 322, [2]pp., without half-titles, portrait frontispieces and 29 engraved plates (offset and various degrees of foxing), 1 double-page folding plan, 8 engravings on india paper pasted in the text, woodcuts within the text, cont. full dark green morocco in the style of Lewis (unfortunately not signed), covers tooled with a thin and a thick fillet outer border, with a double fillet panel within, flower petal tool in each corner, spine divided into six panels, lettered direct in three, others elaborately tooled in gilt, turn-ins with gilt rolled pattern, rolled edges, a.e.g. an attractive set. Regarded as volumes V and VI of the Bibliotheca Spenceriana. Jackson, 37; Windle & Pippin, A26.

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        Histoire des Croisades Quatrième Partie, contenant les deux expéditions de St. -Louis, les guerres des Chrétiens contre les Turcs, et des considérations générales sur les résultats des Croisades. Par M. Michaud, de l'Académie Française. Quatrième Volume

      Chez L. G. Michaud, Libraire; et Chez Ponthieu, lIbraire - Paris, PARIGI 1822 - Histoire des Croisades - Quatrième Partie Francese Volume della prima metà dell'800 in 8°, stato discreto, coperta in mezzapelle con angoli, dorso in pelle con elementi decorativi e caratteri incisi in oro, piatti marmorizzati, alcuni segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, tagli appena bruniti, pagine con marginalia, diverse leggermente brunite. IV volume della collana Histoire des Croisades - Quatrième Partie. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Life in Paris

      London: Printed for John Fairburn...Sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones [et al], 1822. "Life, Wherever it Exists in the Shape of Human Character,Is Prolific of Events, and Full of the Materials of Amusement…"[CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. CAREY, David. Life in Paris. Comprising the Rambles, Sprees, and Amours, of Dick Wildfire., of Corinthian Celebrity, and His Bang-Up Companions, Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton; With the Whimsical Adventures of the Halibut Family; Including Sketches of a Variety of other eccentric Characters in the French Metropolis. London: Printed for John Fairburn... Sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones [et al], 1822. First edition, early issue, bound without the half-title and the "To the Binder" leaf at rear. Octavo (8 5/16 x 5 inches; 211 x 127 mm). [iii]-xxiv, 489, [1, blank] pp. twenty-one hand-colored aquatint plates including frontispiece. Twenty-two black and white woodcut text illustrations. Plates watermarked Whatman 1821 & 1822. Some of the plates very slightly soiled and some with minor expert marginal repairs, color plate facing page 304 very slightly just touching title. Overall an excellent copy of this uncommon Cruikshank title.Late twentieth century full maroon morocco, covers double-ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. Although unsigned the binding is of very high quality."One of the best imitations of Pierce Egan's Life in London, 1821... which had plates by Robert and George Cruikshank, the plates in this work being by George only. The frontispiece or engraved title here is similar in conception to that of Life in London" (Abbey, Travel).Abbey, Travel, 112. Cohn 109. Tooley 129.

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        Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

      London: Printed for Taylor and Hessey, 1822. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. (First printing in book form. Follows its appearance in The London magazine). 206pp. Neither half title nor ads, the latter never bound in many copies. Leather with raised bands with gilt on spine and dentelles.Very Good. Former owner's bookplate on front paste down, scratch to front cover. Internally clean with light foxing to endpapers. The author's first book-- an immediate sensation-- published anonymously.

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        Life in Paris

      London: Printed for John Fairburn.Sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones [et al], 1822 - "Life, Wherever it Exists in the Shape of Human Character,Is Prolific of Events, and Full of the Materials of Amusement?"[CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. CAREY, David. Life in Paris. Comprising the Rambles, Sprees, and Amours, of Dick Wildfire., of Corinthian Celebrity, and His Bang-Up Companions, Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton; With the Whimsical Adventures of the Halibut Family; Including Sketches of a Variety of other eccentric Characters in the French Metropolis. London: Printed for John Fairburn. Sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones [et al], 1822. First edition, early issue, bound without the half-title and the "To the Binder" leaf at rear. Octavo (8 5/16 x 5 inches; 211 x 127 mm). [iii]-xxiv, 489, [1, blank] pp. twenty-one hand-colored aquatint plates including frontispiece. Twenty-two black and white woodcut text illustrations. Plates watermarked Whatman 1821 & 1822. Some of the plates very slightly soiled and some with minor expert marginal repairs, color plate facing page 304 very slightly just touching title. Overall an excellent copy of this uncommon Cruikshank title.Late twentieth century full maroon morocco, covers double-ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. Although unsigned the binding is of very high quality."One of the best imitations of Pierce Egan's Life in London, 1821. which had plates by Robert and George Cruikshank, the plates in this work being by George only. The frontispiece or engraved title here is similar in conception to that of Life in London" (Abbey, Travel).Abbey, Travel, 112. Cohn 109. Tooley 129. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        W. Blackstone?s Handbuch des Englischen Rechts, im Auszuge und mit Hinzufügung der neueren Gesetze und Entscheidungen von John Gifford Esq. Aus dem Englischen von H. F. C. v. Colditz, Königl. Dänischem Landvogt. Mit einer Vorrede begleitet von Dr. N. Falck, Professor des Rechts in Kiel. [1. u. 2. Bd. (in 2 Bden.); komplett].

      Schleswig, Königliches Taubstummn-Institut, /1823 1822 - 8°, LXII, 1 Bl. Inhaltsverz. 540 S., 1 Bl. Errata; XXIII, 544 S., 19 Bl. Register, Priv.-HLwd. d. Zt. m. gold. Rückenpräg., Kapitale u. Kanten etw. berieben, Name von alter Hand a. Vs., Papier etw. gebräunt; gutes Ex. Dt. EA. - «Sir William Blackstone 10. Juli 1723 in City of London, London - 14. Februar 1780 in Wallingford, Berkshire; heute Oxfordshire) war ein englischer Jurist, Richter, Professor und Member of Parliament. Er ist vor allem für seine historische analytische Abhandlung über das Common Law, den Commentaries on the Laws of England (zu dt. etwa: Kommentare zum Recht Englands) bekannt, die erstmals in den Jahren 1765?1769 von dem Universitätsverlag Oxford University Press herausgegeben wurden» (Wikipedia). 1200 gr. Schlagworte: Rechtswesen - allgemein [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Natural History of Selborne.

      1822 1822 - To which are added, The naturalist's Calendar, Miscellaneous Obersavations, and Poems. A new Edition, with Engravings. 2 vols. London: Arch, Longman, Hurst. etc 1822. With 4 copperplates of which 1 is coloured by hand. VIII + 352; [4] + 364 pp. A fine and well-preserved copy bound in contemporary full leather with coloured labels and goldprint on spines and blindtooled frame on boards. * A classic of English literature, and, as one of the first volumes explicitly detailing birds and their habitats, a cornerstone of popular natural history. The book is presented as a series of letters to fellow naturalist Thomas Pennant and Daines Barrington, R.S.Martin 108. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manifesto que ao respeitavel publico faz o Conde d'Villa Flor sobre o processo, e condemnação d'Manoel da Costa do Pará sobre os aleives, e calumnias que o dito Costa tem espalhado.

      Lisbon, João Nunes Esteves, 1822. - 4°, contemporary plain wrappers (spine chipped, corner missing from upper wrapper, remains of contemporary orange wrappers). Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title page. Woodcut vignette at foot of p. 23. Slight marginal foxing and very slight worming in lower margin, title-page lightly soiled. Overall in good to very good condition. 36 pp. *** First collected edition of this vindication of the actions taken in 1819 by the Conde de Villa Flor as Governor and Captain General of Pará against against Manuel da Costa and others. Villa Flor had attempted to crack down on an illicit trade in diamonds and the accused, in the course of their defense, made counter-accusations against the Governor. The Conde de Villa Flor (1792-1860), later Duke of Terceira and four times Prime Minister of Portugal (1836, 1851, 1842-1846 e 1859-1860), one of the most important Portuguese military and political figures of his time, served early in his career as Governor and Captain General of Pará (1817-1820). Here, by reprinting the relevant official documents, he defends himself against charges that he had unjustly detained and imprisoned a resident of Pará and searched his home for incriminating papers.*** Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 923. Rodrigues 2545. Not in Innocêncio. Not in JCB, Portuguese and Brazilian Books. On the author see Grande enciclopédia XXXI, 330-3. NUC: NIC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gretchen und Faust. 2 Lithographien von Johann Nepomuk Strixner nach Naeke von 1822. Je 28 x 19 cm.

       1822 Der bayerische Zeichner, Lithograph und Kupferstecher Strixner (Altötting 1782 - 1855 München) studierte an der Münchner Akademie und wirkte 1808-09 an den von Alois Senefelder als Lithographien herausgegebenen \'Christlich-mythologischen Handzeichnungen\' von Albrecht Dürer mit.- Die eine (Inkunabel der) Lithographie zeigt die erste Begegnung von Gretchen und Faust in der \'Straßen\'-Szene (\'Mein schönes Fräulein, darf ich wagen, meinen Arm und Geleit Ihr anzutragen?\') sowie eine spätere Szenerie (von Gretchen und Faust?) in inniger Vertrautheit.- Im breiten weißen Außenrand leicht angestaubt und mit wenigen schwachen Knickspuren. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Invasion. France and England. Two plates.

      London: Baldwin, Craddock and Joy, 1822.(). Two engravings on two pages of Whatman paper. 11 1/2 inches x 18 inches and 11 1/2 inches x 14 3/4 inches. Paulson Print Nos. 202 and 203. Good condition, some foxing. Printed from the original plates.

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        Bracebridge Hall, or The Humourists. A Medley

      New York: C.S. Van Winkle, 1822. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Two volumes; 348 + 351 pp. Finely bound in burgundy ribbed leather over burgundy cloth; all edges gilt. Faint rubbing to tips and a small patch of wear to the rear cover of volume 1, else bindings are fine. Both volumes have previous owner book plates to paste downs (and rear of volume I), rubber ownership stamps to title pages. Small edge chip to one page of volume 2. Else contents fine, with pages very bright showing only light signs of age.

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        Commentaire sur l'ourvrage de Filangieri. 2 parties en un volume. Paris

      P. Dufart 1822 - "First Edition. 2 parts in 1. 8vo, [iv], 109; 303pp, contemporary half calf [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New universal atlas, Containing Distinct Maps of all the principal Kingdoms and States Throughout the World; Adapted for the use of Schools

      London: Published by G. & J. Cary. 1822 - [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo A. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type A. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type A].- // 4º, (230x145mm).- 31 grabados, de los cuales, 1 portada grabada, 1 índice grabado y 29 mapas, los dos primeros desplegables y el resto a doble página, todos coloreados a mano.- // Encuadernación editorial original en media piel con papel marmoreado; lomo liso con filetes dorados; etiqueta editorial, grabada con el título 'Cary's School Atlas. Price 16 Bd', encolada en plano delantero. Muy buen ejemplar.- // Proc.: De la biblioteca del Château de La Chaux.- // Refs.: No en Fordham ni en Rumsey.- // Primera aparición de la mención a ser un School Atlas. Libros [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DIPLOME RUSSE INSTITUT DE Saint Pétersbourg DECERNE A YEGOR IVANOVICH EN 1822

      - DIPLOME RUSSE INSTITUT DE Saint Pétersbourg DECERNE A YEGOR IVANOVICH EN 1822

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        Travels in the interior of Southern Africa.

      London Longman -24 1822 - First edition. 2 volumes, 4to., viii, [iv] (verso blank), errata slip, 582, 4 (hints on emigration); iv (errata to verso), 648pp., half-titles to both volumes, folding map, 20 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 5 folding, wood-engravings in text, some offsetting from text to plates in vol. i as usual, contemporary half calf marbled boards, neat repairs to extremities, lightly rubbed, a very good example. "The most valuable and accurate work on South Africa published up to the first quarter of the nineteenth century, and embracing a description of a large part of the Cape Colony and Bechuanaland at this period."(Mendelssohn). Regarding hippopotamus meat: "If our English lovers of good eating could but once taste such a steak, they would not rest till they had caused fine lively hippopotami to be an article of regular importation". A skilled zoologist and botanist, Burchell set out from Cape Town in June 1811 on his travels in Africa, and covered four thousand five hundred miles in the interior, returning to the Cape in April 1815 with natural history specimens and five hundred drawings. Most of his observations describe the landscapes, natives, and Boers of the region, but there are also numerous accounts of hunting lion, rhinoceros, and buffalo. Abbey Travel 327; Czech pp44-45; Mendelssohn I p.224; Tooley 116. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Harmlose Bemerkungen auf einer Reise über Petersburg, Moskau, Kiew nach Jassy.

      Berlin, [Johann Friedrich Starcke] for Schüppelsche Buchhandlung, 1822. Small 8vo. Contemporary Central European half-calf over marbled boards with gilt-stamped red moroco lettering piece on spine; pp. [iv], 248; spine and corners worn; internally very clean and fresh; provenance: contemporary stamp Bibliotheca Sceensis (Romania) on title-verso. Very rare first edition of an entertaining and infoRmative travelogue, written by a teacher, writer and traveler of Greek origin, born in Silesia in 1773, and living for some time in Altona, near Hamburg. Kosmeli wrote several books, all of which are extremely hard to find, with light and satirical undertones reminiscent of Jean Paul's romantic irony, or Heine. This is the account of his journey to Saint Petersburg, Moscow and to Iasi in Romania. Wherever he went Kosmeli observed with sympathy Jewish life, and moving through Russia to the South and Romania, the situation of the Greek minorities.

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        Ecclesiastical Sketches

      Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster Row, London 1822 - First Edition, withoutv half-title. 123, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A sequence of historical sonnets tracing the progress of the English church from the introduction of Christianity in Britain to the Reformation, the Civil War, and the Poet's own day. Very scarce. Healey, Cornell Wordsworth Collection #67; Tinker 2346 Slightly later limp blue cloth. Very good copy. Signed "Emma & Jane Brabant New Year's Day 1845" on ffep [Attributes: First Edition]

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