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        Nouvelles Demonstrations D'Accouchemens, avec des planches en taille-douce, accompagnees d'un texte raisonne

      Bechet, Paris 1822 - Originally issued in 20 parts with 4 plates in each part. This is Dr. Charles Meigs' copy with his inked name at top of the title page. Illustrated with 80 magnificent stipple engraved plates (one double-page) by Forestier and Couche fils after Antoine Chazal (scattered foxing throughout, fairly heavy on several plates, but mostly quite clean; lacks the frontispiece portrait). x, [2 blank], 80, [2] pages. Folio, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards with red spine label (worn); marbled endpapers, uncut edges. Paris: Bechet, 1822-1827. First edition. Text in French. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The History of Johnny Quae Genus, the Little Foundling of the Late Doctor Syntax: a Poem, by the Author of the First Three Tours

      London: R. Ackerman, 1822. First edition. 24 hand-colored aquatint plates after drawings by Thomas Rowlandson. 267, [8, ads] pp. Diggens, Printer, St. Ann's lane. 1 vols. Tall 8vo (10 x 6-1/4 inches). Bound in original drab boards, both covers loose, later neat facsimile handwritten spine label; mostly unopened, directions to printer, errata slip, and publisher's catalogue in rear; laid into brown cloth clamshell box. The Last Syntax, in Original Boards The last of the authentic Combe-Rowlandson Dr. Syntax series, whose success prompted numerous imitations. This remainder binding, in superb shape, resembles that seen on the earlier Syntax books, but we have never seen it on Johny Quae Genus, and it is beautiful example. Rare thus.

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      Edinburgh, printed for W. and C. Tait, 1822.. FIRST EDITION 1822 translated by JOHN BELLENDEN. 4to, approximately 245 x 180 mm, 9½ x 7¼ inches, pictorial and decorated initials, pages: xii, viii, 479, finely bound in full leather, triple ruled gilt border with corner motifs and small gilt armorial device in centre of covers, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettering, all edges gilt, double ruled gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. Hinges rubbed and darkened, one or two minor marks to covers, couple of light scratches on lower cover, front inner paper hinge cracked, binding tight and firm, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, another small bookplate to front endpaper, endpapers slightly foxed, very small pale brown stain to 2 margins of prelims, intermittent small pale damp mark affects upper inner corner on first 65 pages, otherwise contents very clean and bright. A very good copy in a handsome binding. John Bellenden (flourished 1533-1587?) of Moray was a Scottish writer born towards the close of the 15th century, and educated at St. Andrews and Paris. He was requested by James V of Scotland in 1535 to translate Livy's History of Rome into the vernacular language of Scotland but it seems he never proceeded beyond the Fifth Book. He had already at the king's request translated Hector Boece's Historia Gentis Scotorum as Chroniklis of Scotland and this was published in 1536. However apart from 2 short extracts the Livy translation had never been published until this edition of 1822. The Chroniklis and the Livy by John Bellenden remain the earliest existing specimens of Scottish literary prose. According to the Notice at the head of the book, the Livy "contains more of vernacular Scotch than the Chronicles of Scotland, which appear to have been contaminated by Latin phraseology, and perhaps too, by the emendations of a printer accustomed to the language of England". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Baierische Pharmacopoe. Auf Königlichen Befehl herausgegeben. Uebersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet

      München, Lentner, 1822 - 1823.. 2 Bänd. Mit 5 (3 gefalt.) Tabellen. 1 Bl., 516 S. (1 Bl. zwischengeb.).; 1 Bl., S. (517)-1024, 1 Bl. Dekorative HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit 2 farbigen Rückenschildern. Ferchl 517; Hein-S. 655; Schelenz 629. - Aloys Sterler war "Botanist an dem königlichen Lustgarten zu Nymphenburg" und übersetzte die erste bayrische Pharmakopöe aus dem Lateinischen. - Etwas braunfleckig, insgesamt sehr schönes Exemplar!

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        Gragnano bei Neapel, Ansicht der Kirche Santa Maria Assunta am Castello Gragnano, mit einer die Kirche verlassenden Prozession.

      . Aquarell und Deckweiß, der Vordergrund und die Bäume rechts mit Gummi arabicum lasiert, auf festem Velin, rechts unten signiert "Müller f". 37,8:31,1 cm. Literatur: J. Fichter, Weisslingen/Schweiz, wird das Aquarell in das in Vorbereitung befindliche Werkverzeichnis aufnehmen. Provenienz: Laut Auskunft des Vorbesitzers aus der Sammlung R. Rubinstein, London.. Nach einem Besuch der Pariser Academie des sciences und einem Aufenthalt in München ging der weitgehend autodidaktisch ausgebildete Landschaftsmaler und Aquarellist Rudolf Müller 1822 gemeinsam mit seinem Freund, dem ebenfalls in Basel geborenen Künstler Fr. Horner (1800-1864) nach Neuenburg, dann nach Neapel, wo er bis 1835 lebte. 1837-1838 unternahm er wiederum mit Horner eine Reise nach Griechenland und Konstantinopel. Anschließend ließen sich die Künstlerfreunde gemeinsam in Rom nieder. 1842 reiste er mit Horner, J. J. Frey (1813-1865) und J.J. Burckhardt-Steffani (1821-1903) nach Neapel, Paestum und Salerno. 1848 zwang ihn die Revolution zur Rückkehr nach Basel, wo er zunächst für zwei Jahre wieder gemeinsam mit Horner eine Wohnung bezog. Später kehrte er nach Rom zurück, wo er 1864 heiratete. 1879 erhielt er eine halbjährliche Rente von 1000 Fr. aus dem Birmannfonds.

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        A Geographical Historical and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's Land

      London: John Souter, 1822. Octavo, with folding engraved view of Hobart Town after a sketch by Evans, early owner's name on title-page, a few spots; half calf, marbled boards, neatly rebacked to match. The text stolen by Jeffreys, now rightfully published. First edition of Evans' important and influential emigrants' guide to Tasmania. A separately issued map was available to buy with the book (which was 7s. 6d. without the map and a hefty 15 shillings with it) but the book is much more often seen without it.Evans' was the first separate work on the colony to have been written, though in fact it was beaten into print by a similar work by the commander of HMS Kangaroo Charles Jeffreys, who plagiarised Evans, from a stolen manuscript. Evans gives an excellent account of the geography, history and prospects of Van Diemen's Land and includes detailed procedures for prospective emigrants. Appendices list landholders, prices for agricultural produce and other relevant information for settlers.Evans was Macquarie's favourite explorer and was appointed Surveyor General of Van Diemen's Land as a reward for his fine services in exploring the territory west of the Blue Mountains and as second-in-command to Oxley. His guide to the colony began life as a guidebook for Macquarie during his tour of Van Diemen's Land; it is the best description of the state of the colony in the first decades of its existence. Evans' explorations and surveys were foremost in advancing the geographical knowledge of the colony - 'his achievements would have momentous effects on the future prosperity of the colony', as Macquarie himself said.

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        The American Coast Pilot, containing the Coyurses and Distances between the Principal Harbours, Capes and Headlands

      New York: Published by Edmund M. Blunt for William Hooker, 1822. Tenth edition, first issue with ads dated march, 1822 and with new plate added to this edition "Isles of Shoals.". 18 Engravings. xvi, 497, [8, ads] pp not conforming to Campbell who has a collation of xvi, 495, [7] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original tree calf, red leather label. Bookplate of James Frothingham Hunnewell and signature of his antecedent James Hunnewell, 1826. Plates foxed, esle fine. With an advertisement at front by William Hooker 202 Water, corner of Fulton and Water-street, New York (Old Esatblished Stand ) , dated March, 1822.

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        The World in Miniature ? Russia

      London: R. Ackermann, 1822. First edition. 72 hand-colored engraved plates. 4 vols. 12mo. Contemporary half calf and embosed varnished paper boards, rubbing to joints, contemporary owner's signature to front pastedowns. The complete four-volume Russia set from this celebrated work, consisting of descriptions and plates "to increase the store of knowledge concerning the various branches of the great family of Man, not only for adults, but ? the instruction and amusement of the juvenile student.".

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        Life in Paris; comprising the Rambles, Sprees and Amours of Dick Wildfire, of Corinthian Celebrity and his Bang-up Companion Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton; with the Whimsical Adventures of the Halibut Family

      London: Printed for John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate-Hill et al., 1822. First edition, with half-title. Engraved title and 20 handcolored plates representing Scenes fom Real Life, designed and engraved by George Cruikshank. Enriched with 25 Engravings on Wood, drawn by the same Artist, and executed by Mr. White. 1 vols. 8vo (9-7/8 x 6-1/4 inches). Later full crimson morocco gilt, richly gilt spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, and marbled boards, all edges gilt, by RIVIERE, Very slight sign of wear to upper joint, else a fine bright copy. Cruikshank Plates, Riviere Bnding First issued in 21 parts, this is the first edition in book form. The Cruikshank plates are wonderful scenes of high and low life in Paris, obviously influenced by the enormous success of Pierce Egan's Life in London, which appeared a year earlier (also illustrated by Cruikshank). A desirable copy in its Rivière binding.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O., "ce dimanche 8 Sept." (1816 oder 1822?) - 1 S. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 4to. Beiliegend gedr. Portraitkarte. An den Gesangspädagogen Charles-Henri Plantade (1764-1839), dem er für einen Schüler das Manuskript seines "Télémaque" (1806) schickt: "Mon cher Plantade / Je t'envoie mon air de Télemaque, avec quelques changemens que je crois avantagueux pour la voix de ton éleve. Fais moi le plaisir de le lui donner franc qu'il en tire une copie, mais qu'il te rende la partition car-je n'ai point le double de ce nouveau manuscrit. Tu pense le garder si tu le veux pour en faire tirer. Les parties d'orchestre par-le copiste qui se charge des concerts de l'ecole-Royale, enfin fai tout a que tu jugeras a propos pourra que mon manuscrit ne soit pas perdu, et dans tes mains je serai parfaitement tranquile [.]." - Spuren zeitgenöss. Faltung.

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        Napoléon en exil à Sainte-Hélène, Relation contenant les Opinions et les Réflexions de Napoléon sur les événemens les plus importans de sa vie, et orné d’un fac simile ; recueillies Par Barry E. O’Meara, son dernier Chirurgien ; terminées par une Notice historique sur la mort de Napoléon ; le détail exact de toute les batailles qu’il a commandées en personne ; son Testament ; la dernière lettre que le général Pichegru a adressée en Angleterre après son débarquement en France ; et plusieurs Pièces officielles qui n’ont jamais été imprimées, ou sont peu connues.

      Chez Plancher, 1822 - A Paris, Chez Plancher, Libraire-éditeur de la Vie Impartiale de Napoléon, 1822. 5 parties en 2 tomes reliés en 1 vol. in 8 de XII-188-173-[1 b., 2]-203-[1 b.]-119-[1 b.]-32pp., reliure en plein veau fauve marbré de l’époque, dos lisse orné de résilles décorées de fleurons losangés et de points dorés, fleurons, frises et filets dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de basane rouge encadrées de filets dorés, titre et tomaison dorés, bâtonnets dorés sur les coiffes, mors supérieur du premier plat fendillé sans gravité, reliure ferme et solide, roulette dorée sur les coupes, les deux coins du plat supérieur légèrement frottés, petit ex-libris manuscrit à l’encre noire datant de 1980 dans l’angle supérieur interne de la seconde page de garde, petite réparation à la tête de la page blanche se trouvant au verso de la page 173 de la seconde partie du tome 1, rousseurs éparses, pages de garde marbrées en rouge et vert, bon et bel exemplaire. Barry Edward O’meara (1786-1836) était un chirurgien irlandais qui accompagna Napoléon Ier à l’Île de Sainte-Hélène et qui devint son premier médecin, après avoir été son chirurgien à bord du navire le ‘‘Bellrophon’’ lors de la reddition de l’Empereur. Dans son livre ‘‘Napoleon in Exile, or a voice from St. Helena’’ (1822) dont nous proposons ici la traduction française, il accuse le gouverneur Hudson Lowe d’avoir maltraité l’Empereur et d’avoir fait preuve d’inhumanité envers lui. Il écrit également avoir diagnostiqué une maladie chronique du foie de son patient. Préalablement à la publication de son ouvrage, O’Meara avait maintes fois prévenu les autorités anglaises, par l’intermédiaire d’un ami travaillant à l’Amirauté sur la situation et les traitements subis par le prisonnier de la part du gouverneur. Ces lettres n’eurent pour seul effet que l’expulsion d’O’Meara du corps de la Marine en 1818. Ces fameuses lettres furent publiées pour la première fois en 2012. Le médecin fut accusé à raison d’avoir joué double jeu : en renseignant Napoléon et Hudson Lowe. Sur ordre du ministre Bathurst, le gouverneur expulsa en juillet 1818 Barry Edward O’Meara, laissant Napoléon sans médecin personnel jusqu’à l’arrivée du docteur Antommarchi envoyé par sa famille à Rome en septembre 1819. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bericht über die Bewirthschaftung der königlich-baierischen Staatsgüter Schleißheim, Fürstenried und Weihenstephan im Jahre 1819/20.

      München, Fleischmann, 1822.. Mit 2 lithographischen Faltplänen, 6 Falttabellen. VIII, 2 Blatt, 200 Seiten, 5 Blatt, Lederband der Zeit, 25 x 21 cm,. Schönes Exemplar. Mit zwei großformatigen Plänen des Gutes Schleißheim im Zustand 1727 und 1819/20. Max Schönleutner (1778-1831) gilt als Begründer der wissenschaftlichen Landwirtschaft in Bayern.

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      various publishers, London 1822 - small 4to. full red straight grain morocco elaborately tooled in gilt, all edge gilt. Frontispiece; half-title, title, Contents leaf, List of Subscribers 2 leaves, Address leaf, Dedication Leaf (i-ii), Preface (iii)-vi: Decorative Printing 1-65, Appendix pp.(67)-100, Illustrations (101)-118, 3 unpaginated leaves of poetry printed recto's only, Index pp. (iv). First edition, with only 227 subscribers listed; this is one of the 100 or so Large Paper Copies. (Bigmore & Wyman II, 297; Abbey, LIFE, 233; Burch p.118; McLean p.34). Large Paper Copies are obviously larger in format (14.5 x 10.25 inches) and have other differences from the small paper copies: 1. many of the plates are printed on separate sheets of paper and are mounted in the large paper copies; 2. has a number of the plates printed horizontal on the page rather than vertically as the larger page size allowed that. Savage was a printer known for his superb craftsmanship and certainly demonstrated that ability in producing this book. Many of the plates are in the most stunning color, especially noted are the title and dedication pages. Contains chapters on the history of printing, printing materials, press work, printing in colors and 10 sections in the appendix devoted to different aspects of the printing industry as it stood in 1822. Only 227 copies were subscribed for from a projected edition of 325 copies. Some of the plates required as many as 29 block to produce the final color printed version. With such legendary figures as Ackermann, John Bell, Thomas Bewick, W. Bulmer, Henry Caslon, George Cruikshank, Allen Dalziel, and T.F. Dibdin listed as subscribers. In a signed binding by Clarke & Bedford elaborately tooled in gilt (Ramsden, London Bookbinders 1760-1840 pp. 50). John Clarke was a highly skilled and prolific binder who joined Francis Bedford in 1841 and worked with hiim until 1859. Bookplate of Charles Tennant, The Glen (1823-1906) who established an important library in Scotland (Franks 29116). Foxing and spotting throughout as is common. Rubbed along edges. Beautifully preserved copy in an elaborate period binding. full red straight grain morocco elaborately tooled in gilt, all edge gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Europe: or a General Survey of the Present Situation of the Principle Powers; With Conjectures on Their Future Prospects: By a Citizen of the United States [With:] Typed Letter Signed (Jan. 20, 1903) from nephew Edward Everett Hale stating "Alexander Hill Everet is the author of Europe" [And]: Autograph Letter Signed (Feb. 7 1903) from E.H. Davies to General Bown concerning book's provenance

      Boston: Published by Oliver Everett, No. 6 Court Street, and Cummings and Hilliard, No. 1 Cornhill. Hilliard & Metcalf, printers, 1822. [ii], 451 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (9-5/16 x 5-7/8 inches). Later presentation binding of full brown morocco over flexible boards with gilt title to back and front cover; marbled endpapers; totally uncut. Signed bookplate of General John Marshall from his Maine home, "Thornhurst." Flap from envelope containing letters detached and pasted to flyleaf form previous tipping. "The book attracted a great deal of attention in its day" - Edward E. Hale Presentation copy from Edward Everett on behalf of his brother Alexander, the book's author, inscribed to C. Davies in the year of publication. The book then passed to Davis' son E.H. Davies, who presented it to General John Marshall Brown: 'Your Eloquent remarks at the meeting of the Historical Societies at Mr. Gordon's reception, relating to my father's service in connection with the N.E. Boundary dispute, deserve recognition, and I send you a copy of Everett's Europe, which he valued." Davies additionally inscribed the book to General Brown Alexander Hill Everett (1792-1847), "an American Renaissance man" (ANB) was a lifelong public servant and man of letters. Among many distinctions, he was private secretary to John Quincy Adams, U.S. ambassador to Spain, first American minister to China, and the editor of Boston's NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW. "Everett's articles and books on political economy, diplomacy, and literary criticism established him as one of the United States's leading men of letters. In Europe (1822), Everett argued that Europe would remain at the center of the world economy for decades to come" (ANB) His brother Edward Everett (1794-1865), who Emerson termed "our Cicero," was a member of the House and Senate from Massachusetts, President of Harvard, and man of letters. General John Marshall Brown served in the Civil War, was a trustee of Bowdoin College, and active in the Maine Historical Society An uncut copy, having passed through many notable hands, of a work from one of 19th-century America's great figures.

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        The Complete Angler, or Contemplative Man's Recreation ?

      London: Printed for James Smith, 163, Strand, 1822. Smith edition. 15 engraved plates. Pp. [i]-lx, [1]-388 pp. Printed by W. Lewis, Finch Lane. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full black polished calf by Thomas Gosden, the front cover with a portrait of Isaak Walton in the top panel and "The Greeting" in the lower panel in blind, back cover with portrait of Charles Cotton in top panel, with view of "Boat House" in lower panel also in blind, the whole surrounded by emblematic tooling in blind with gilt roll borders, spine stamped in gilt, a.e.g. Rubbed, with loss of detail on boards, joints and spine ends rubbed. Good. Smith edition. 15 engraved plates. Pp. [i]-lx, [1]-388 pp. Printed by W. Lewis, Finch Lane. 1 vols. 8vo. This is sometimes called the Gosden edition because it was believed to have been published at the expense of the famous sporting bookbinder, due to the Gosden imprint on most of the plates. This copy is closest in size to Coigney's copy e; the binding serves as an example of Gosden's art but the rubbing has softened the detail in the tooling that characterizes his work; the portrait of Cotton shows sharper detail.

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        Travels in The Oasis of Thebes

      Privately Printed, 1822. xii + 72pp. 16 pls + 2 maps. Frontis fold out. Occasional offsetting from pls. and tape repair p53. Rebound at a later date. Quarter bound in brown leather with gilt title. and marbled paper covered boards.Corners scuffed. Translated from french.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Adelchi. Tragedia di Alessandro Manzoni con un discorso su alcuni punti della storia Longobardica in Italia.

      Milano, per Vincenzo Ferrario, 1822. PRIMA EDIZIONE dedicata dal Manzoni alla moglie Enrichetta Luisa Blondel. Dramma storico in 5 atti sugli avvenimenti che precedettero la caduta del regno Longobardico. In 8vo (cm. 19,1); legatura tardo ottocentesca in mezza pelle a 5 nervi con titolo e fregi in oro; pp. (8), 288. Axs

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Braunschweig, 20. III. 1822.. 1 ½ SS. 4to.. An den Verleger Carl Friedrich Peters (1779-1827) in Leipzig: "Ob ich gleich von Ihnen weiß, dass Sie von Guitarr Sachen mit Gesang, als Verleger, nicht viel mehr halten, so erlaube ich mir dennoch nachträglich zu meinen Sendungen Sie zu befragen, ob Sie nicht einiges, und zwar einzeln, aus dem so allbeliebten Freischütz für die Guitarre von mir nehmen wollen [ ]". - Der Musikleher führte die Gitarre in Norddeutschland ein. Zu diesem Instrument schrieb er eine mehrfach neu aufgelegte Gitarren-Schule.

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        Elemens de la grammaire chinoise, ou, Principes generaux du kou-wen ou

      1822. CHINESE GRAMMAR. Elemens de la grammaire chinoise, ou, Principes generaux du kou-wen ou style antique, et du kouan-hoa. By Jean-Pierre (Abel) Remusat. xxxii, 214, [2] pp. Illustrated with 2 folding plates and innumerable Chinese characters executed in woodcut throughout. 8vo., 230 x 155 mm, bound in contemporary calf with the front wrapper, printed on yellow paper, bound in. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1822. |~||~||~||~||~||~| First Edition, a fine copy of this early Chinese grammar book which features both Literary Chinese and Mandarin. It was a major achievement of Chinese philology in the early nineteenth century, as well as being one of the earliest successful books with movable Chinese and Roman types. The folding lithograph plates were executed by Charles Philibert de Lasteyrie de Saillant. Rémusat (1788-1832), along with Julius Klaproth, is recognized as one of the founders of modern Oriental scholarship in the West. In 1811 he produced an Essai sur la langue de la literature chinoise, and a paper on foreign languages among the Chinese, which procured him the patronage of Silvestre de Sacy. In 1814 a chair of Chinese was founded at the College de France for Rémusat. From this time he gave himself wholly to the languages of the Far East, and published a series of classic works, among which his contributions from Chinese sources to the history of the Tatar nations claim special notice. Rémusat became an editor of the Journal de Savants in 1818, and founder and first secretary of the Paris Asiatic Society in 1822. Between 1821 and 1831, Rémusat's heated scholarly correspondance with Wilhelm von Humbolt on the Chinese language is well documented in Lettres édifiantes et curieuses sur la langue chinoise: Un débat philosophico-grammatical (1999). Lust 1027. Brunet IV, 1216. See Walravens, China Illustrata p. 269. Not in Cordier.

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        Exposé des nouvelles Découvertes sur l' Electricité et le Magnétisme, de MM. Oersted, Arago, --- , etc.

      Paris, Méquignon- Marvis. 1822 - Petit in-8, (4)-91-(1)-II pp., 1/2 maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné de filets or et à froid, (rel. moderne). Edition originale de ce texte fondateur, Quérard I-50. 34 fig. gravées in- texte. Des rousseurs, sinon bon ex., bien relié, complet du dernier feuillet, (II pp.), table et errata. En grande partie non coupé. Assez rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Segrare i Derby & Oaks [Winners at the Derby & Oaks].[England and/or Sweden], ca. 1835?-ca. 1855. 4to (24.5 x 18 cm). 36 pencil drawings of English thoroughbred race horses (7.5 x 11.5 to 11 x 16 cm), 1 finished in ink washes and a few touched up with white or light brown. Each drawing mounted on (or occasionally drawn on) a card, loose in a Swedish blind-blocked, textured red cloth portfolio (ca. 1860?), title in gold on front board, decorated endpapers, red cloth ties.

      A collection of 36 pencil drawings of famous English thoroughbred race horses by at least three artists, including one signed "Harry Hall" and several others clearly based directly or indirectly on his paintings. Some horses appear in their stables or grounds, sometimes with a stable boy, groom or owner, others are shown carrying a jockey during a race at a track. The earliest horses shown include a beautiful pencil and ink-wash drawing of Camel (1822-1844), who raced from 1825 to 1827 and won the 1826 Port Stakes at Newmarket. He is better known as the sire of Touchstone (1831-1861), also shown, one of the most famous thoroughbreds of all time, who raced from 1833 to 1837. In very good condition, with only some minor wrinkles in one drawing and faint stains in another. Portfolio good. A charming collection of horse drawings, mostly from the early 1850s.

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        Original Theatrical Observer - First Irish Review & Playbill Collection ! 1821

      J.J. NOLAN, DUBLIN - 4, SUFFOLK-STREET 1822 - In most of the antiquarian theatrical observers, the theatres are named at the top of each of the playbills, this was the case for the London theatres. In this book, the theatres are not named on the playbills, so I had to do some research before I could say with any confidence which theatre these reviews and playbills related to. The book was published in Dublin, Ireland. It seems that during 1821 and 1822, the time period for this book, there was only one theatre in Dublin that was in existence. - Here is a short history of my findings: The first Theatre Royal was opened by John Ogilby in 1662 in Smock Alley. The theatre was knocked down and rebuilt in 1735 and closed in 1787. - The Second Theatre Royal - In 1820, Henry Harris bought a site in Hawkins Street and built the 2,000 seater Albany New Theatre on it at a cost of £50,000, designed by architect Samuel Beazley. This theatre opened in January of the following year [1821]. In August George IV attended a performance at the Albany and, as a consequence, a patent was granted. The name of the theatre was changed to the "Theatre Royal" to reflect its status as a patent theatre. The building work was not completed at the time of opening and early audience figures were so low that a number of side seating boxes were boarded up. - The first review in this book is dated at: No. 1. Friday, December 21st, 1821. So, this must have been a review written before the theatre was officially opened the following month in January 1821. A bound volume containing [73] individual issues, of the Theatrical observer, which were published between: Friday, 21st December 1821 to Saturday, 16th March 1822. - Complete Volume VIII [8] consists of 37 individual issues. Complete Volume IX [9] consists of 36 individual issues. - This set is actually signed on the first blank endpage, it appears to say 'half bound putum': Half-Bound - (of books) having the back bound in one material and the sides in another. May well have been written/signed by the binder before it went on sale in 1822. CONDITION & DESCRIPTION: Two tone paper boards or [half bound putum] - bind the issues. They are not in a great condition but this is the original binding. Spine is a bit tatty with original newspaper binding below and the text seems to pertain to: 'superstitions, 'abolish all monuments of superstition', Sacrifice, God, the poor and needy', etc, so it appears to be a religious text on the newspaper used under the original binding, and this would have been printed pre: 1822. I have not repaired the binding, so it is still in it's amazing first state. There are a few small paper parts from the rear board binding which are loose but present. The issues are printed on lightweight paper so there is a fair amount of browning and foxing and light soiling. Page edges are roughcut throughout. The frontispiece [unknown creator/illustrator] is loose but present. It states: 'Engraved for Nolan's Theatrical Observer, MR. TALBOT, Monsieur Morbleau, It's a wonderfully, detailed engraving. The earlier issues are 191 years old and issues from the Original Theatrical Observer, are incredibly rare. --- POSTAGE OPTIONS: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. If you select 'Priority' as the postal option, you will get the fastest option. [Please have a look at my Shipping Rates and Estimated times for Delivery, so you can make the preferred choice]. --- Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Edinburgh, printed for W. and C. Tait, 1822.FIRST EDITION 1822 translated by JOHN BELLENDEN. 4to, approximately 245 x 180 mm, 9½ x 7¼ inches, pictorial and decorated initials, pages: xii, viii, 479, finely bound in full leather, triple ruled gilt border with corner motifs and small gilt armorial device in centre of covers, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettering, all edges gilt, double ruled gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. Hinges rubbed and darkened, one or two minor marks to covers, couple of light scratches on lower cover, front inner paper hinge cracked, binding tight and firm, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, another small bookplate to front endpaper, endpapers slightly foxed, very small pale brown stain to 2 margins of prelims, intermittent small pale damp mark affects upper inner corner on first 65 pages, otherwise contents very clean and bright. A very good copy in a handsome binding. John Bellenden (flourished 1533 - 1587?) of Moray was a Scottish writer born towards the close of the 15th century, and educated at St. Andrews and Paris. He was requested by James V of Scotland in 1535 to translate Livy's History of Rome into the vernacular language of Scotland but it seems he never proceeded beyond the Fifth Book. He had already at the king's request translated Hector Boece's Historia Gentis Scotorum as Chroniklis of Scotland and this was published in 1536. However apart from 2 short extracts the Livy translation had never been published until this edition of 1822. The Chroniklis and the Livy by John Bellenden remain the earliest existing specimens of Scottish literary prose. According to the Notice at the head of the book, the Livy "contains more of vernacular Scotch than the Chronicles of Scotland, which appear to have been contaminated by Latin phraseology, and perhaps too, by the emendations of a printer accustomed to the language of England". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Samlingar för Nordens fornälskare, innehållande inskrifter, figurer, ruiner, verktyg, högar och stensättningar i Sverige och Norrige, med plancher.

      I-III. Sthlm, F. B. Nestius, 1822 respektive J. Hörberg, 1824-30. Stor 4:o. (12),140 s. & 2 handkolorerade grav. plr & 43 delvis handkolorerade litograferade plr, varav 7 utvikbara + litograferat titelblad,(10),204 s. & 46 litograferade plr numrerade 1-60 + litograferad front,(8),191 s. & 49 litograferade plr numrerade 1-60. Tre samtida ganska nötta alrotsmarmorerade skinnbd med lite avvikande rikt guldornerade ryggar, bruna titeletiketter, gröna nummerskyltar och gula snitt. Den tredje delen med röd titeletikett och grön nummerskylt och med en mindre skada upptill på ryggen. Ryggarna blekta. Ett minimalt maskhål i främre yttre falsen i första bandet. Del I har en gammal anteckning i övre hörnet på frontespisplanschen och med mindre bläckfläckar i texten på s. 59-60 samt en del hål i marginalerna på grund av pappersförtunning, t.ex. på s. 81 i nedre yttre hörnet. I den andra och tredje delen är planscherna tämligen lagerfläckiga. Med Elin Nyströms namnteckningar och en här och var återkommande stpl, "N". Ur Hjalmar Gustafssons bibliotek.. Montelius 35 nämner inte de båda graverade extraplanscherna. De föreställer båda Salebystenen vid Dagsnäs. Den ena är graverad av Elias Martin (Frölich 109) och har fått mycket fin kolorering. Endast ett fåtal ex. av boken handkolorerades och oftast enbart första delen. Titelbladet i del II och frontespisen i del III signerade C. Müller. Verket innehåller bland annat en del avbildningar av Tycho Brahes anläggningar på Ven. Historikern Nils Henric Sjöborg (1767-1838) blev professor i Lund 1799. Genom Lars von Engeströms förordnande utnämndes han 1814 till en sorts antikvitetsintendent för hela riket, med uppgift att resa runt i landet och inventera och granska fornlämningar. När förordnandet gick ut 1816, omvandlades det till tjänstledighet på livstid. Sten Lindroth skriver om föreliggande verk: "För att finansiera utgivningen lyckades Sjöborg uppbåda ett s.k. Archäologiskt sällskap med kronprins Oscar och andra mecenater i spetsen. De slösade sin välvilja på ett ovärdigt föremål, Sjöborgs Samlingar var hopplöst efter sin tid. De tre banden innehåller ett brokigt sortiment oordnade planscher av medelmåttig kvalitet jämte inledande text och bildbeskrivningar - runstenar, gravkummel och hällristningar varvade med kyrkoruiner, dopfuntar och andra medeltida kvarlevor, därtill en egyptisk mumie. Sjöborg var till typen en samlare utan ledande idéer, och hans bilderbok har närmast kuriosakabinettets prägel"

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        Encyklopädie des gemeinnützigen weiblichen Wissens, oder allgemeines praktisches Handwörterbuch für Frauenzimmer aus allen Ständen zur deutlichen, richtigen und vollständigen Selbstbelehrung über alle in der Haushaltung vorkommende, damit in Verbindung stehende, und sonst einem Frauenzimmer, hinsichts der Erweiterung zweckmäßiger Kenntnisse, Erleichterung der Geschäfte, Benutzung der Vortheile, Anwendung der Hülfsmittel, Verminderung des Aufwandes, auch Erhaltung des körperlichen Wohlstandes und der weiblichen Schönheit, zu wissen nöthigen und nützlichen Gegenständen, in Verbindung mit einigen Mitarbeitern herausgegeben von J.A. Donnhöfer 4 Bände in 2 Bänden

      Quedlinburg, Gottfried Basse, 1822. 364/368/256/260 Seiten Kl.-8°, Halbleder, Einband der Zeit, dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Einbände berieben, bei Band 2 ist das Gelenk am Rücken hinten 6 cm aufgeplatzt und das Innengelenk am Falz gerissen, daher ist der Buchblock locker, bei beiden Bänden sind die Vorsätze gebräunt und lichtrandig, die Seiten etwas stockflekig, sonst gut erhalten. - Exlibris

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        HISTOIRE D'ANGLETERRE DEPUIS 1760 depuis la fin du regne de Georges III / EN 11 VOLUMES - DU TOME 1 AU TOME 11.

      R320066972: 440 + 435 + 440 + 416 + 422 + 344 + 448 + 424 + 471 + 574 + 512 pages - Plats jaspés - Des piqures de ver aux dos des volumes - auteur, titre, tomaison, années, fleurons et roulettes dorés aux dos des volumes - 1 etiquette collée en coiffe en pied de chacun des volumes - tranches jaspées. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 942-Angleterre [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: printed for J Richardson and Co; Thomas Tegg, Etc., 1822. Fine set of Smith's "Moral Sentiments" in two volumes. Full tan calf with gilt boarders to boards and gilt devices to the spines; spines a bit rubbed at heads and tails. Charcoal grey endpapers, marbled page edges, corners rubbed and joints a little tender. Ex.libris Charles Twisleton, with his book-plate in each vol. A clean, fresh and handsome set.. Full Calf.

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        An Atlas of Ancient Geography

      London -Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A gorgeous collection of old colour maps of ancient worlds. From the author of Modern and Ancient Geography for the use of Schools. With advert for Samuel Butler's other works to front pastedown. Sameuel Butler was the Archdeacon of Derby and Head Master of the Royal Free Grammar School of Shrewsbury. Condition: In a quarter leather binding with marbled boards. Externally slightly worn with the joints just starting. Internally, generally firmly bound. The pages are quite dusted but otherwise bright and generally clean with the odd spot or mark. There is slight loss to the corner of plate XIX. Two copperplate ink signatures to front free-endpaper. A lovely authentic book of maps. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Bailey - Fahrenkruger's Worterbuch der englischen Sprache. Erster Theil. Englisch - Teutsch

      Jena - Friedrich Frommann, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early nineteenth century English to German dictionary, based on Nathan Bailey's dictionary. In German. Volume one only. With the armorial bookplate of William Phillips to the front pastedown. With the Simms's Library, George Street, Bath, bookseller label to the front pastedown. Nathan Bailey, d. 1742, was an English lexicographer and schoolmaster. Bailey's English dictionaries gave a new prominence to etymology and to lexical comprehensiveness, including dialect terms, scientific terms, common words, and even vulgar ones. . . Samuel Johnson used the second edition of Bailey's folio as a basis for developing his own dictionary, which competed with Bailey's for decades -ODNB. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed. The joints are starting. The front hinge is rather strained, with the front free-endpaper partially detached. Internally, firmly bound, with slight browning and intermittentscatteredspotting. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        Beschreibung des Mineralbades zu Kreuth bey Tegernsee, nebst einem Anhang über die Einrichtung eines Dampf= und Duschbades und dem Gebrauch der Ziegenmolke.

      Mchn., (Finsterlin), 1822.. 21,5 x 18 cm. Titel, 2 Bl., 152 S. Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rvergoldung, Rtit. und Goldschnitt.. Engelmann 477; Lentner 2562 und 8612: "Selten!". - Erste Ausgabe. - Der Verfasser war Badearzt in Kreuth. - Einband leicht fleckig und berieben. Teils leicht fleckig. - Vorzugsausgabe auf besserem Papier. Titel mit Stempel "Dr. May". Breitrandig und aufwendig gebundenes Exemplar.

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        SEVENOAKS [TURNPIKE] TRUST - SPECIFICATION OF THE PARTICULARS OF EXCAVATION AND SUNDRY WORK TO BE PERFORMED NEAR SEVENOAKS KENT. John Millington Civil Engineer and Surveyor 6 Leigh Street, Burton Crescent, London. 4th. Febry 1822.

      1822 - Manuscript, tied with tape. Folio. 16.25 x 13 inches. 5 leaves. The plans and sections mentioned in the text have not survived with this document. Originally folded in four, with some griming on title fold. Small tears on right hand edge, not affecting legibility. Some browning and extremities worn but otherwise in fine condition in dark legible script An engineering specification, detailing the excavations and earthworks required to improve the turnpike road in the area of White Hart Hill, where the road from Sevenoaks Town crosses the common in the direction of Tonbridge. This was the southern extremity of the Farnborough to Sevenoaks (Riverhill) turnpike, originally established in 1749, following the passage of the 1748 Act. The Specification has been drawn up by John Millington of London, the engineer appointed by the Trustees, to instruct a contractor who is to commence work in the spring and complete it by 1st August 1822. The contractor is to give financial securities for the performance of the work and is to be paid in instalments, any disputes between the two parties to be resolved by arbitration. The greater part of the Specification is a detailed technical account of the works to be carried out. The works were contiguous to those being carried out at the same time by the Tonbridge Trust which was responsible for the the southwards continuation of the road and it is suggested that the two trusts co-operate on the disposal and reuse of excavated soil. The new line of the road required the lodges and gate of Milton Lombard to be removed and rebuilt, at the Trust's expense, in a new location and his boundary to be planted with 'a quickset hedge consisting of 2 rows of young healthy quicks and to fence the same on the inside with rough split oak posts and rails.' The contractor is 'to find and provide all Labour Carts, Horses, Barrows Planks Screens and Tools of every description' He is also required to protect passing vehicles and cattle, by fencing the excavation and by stationing '2 careful watchmen' at each end of it, to 'be provided with Lanthorns and lights from dusk until day light to direct passengers into the proper track and prevent danger.' A valuable account of the engineering side of turnpike road construction. In spite of this new work in 1822, the line of the road to the south of Sevenoaks continued to cause concern to the Trust and, following two Acts passed in the mid-1830s, it was again planned to realign the road, taking land from Whitehart Farm, in 1852. John Millington (1779-1868) was born at Hammersmith and practised law before turning to civil engineering and being associated with the road-maker, McAdam in his construction work. He was a fellow of the Society of Arts (later Royal) and lectured at the Royal Institution and was briefly appointed to teach engineering at the newly founded University College, London. A dispute over his salary led him to emigrate, firstly to Mexico, where he oversaw silver mining, and later to the USA, where he held the chair of chemistry and natural philosophy at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1836-48 and was a professor at the new University of Mississippi, 1848-53. KENT ROADS KENT WEST KENT ROADS 19TH CENTURY MANUSCRIPTS DOCUMENTS KENT

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        Mathilde au Mont-Carmel, ou Continuation de Mathilde

      Paris - Chez Arthus Bertrand, Libraire, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce set of Mathilde au Mont-Carmel, ou Continuation de Mathilde by M. me Cottin, by M. Vernes-De-Luze. Complete in two volumes. Sophie Cottin (22 March 1770 - 25 August 1807) was a French writer whose novels were popular in the 19th century, and were translated into several different languages. She wrote several romantic and historical novels including Elizabeth; or, the Exiles of Siberia (Elisabeth ou les Exil de Sibie 1806), a wildly romantic but irreproachably moral tale , according to Nuttall's Encyclopaedia. She also published Claire d'Albe (1799), Malvina (1801), Amelie de Mansfield (1803), Mathilde (1805), set in the crusades and a prose-poem, La Prise de Jericho. Condition: In half calf leather bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown in both volumes. Overall: GOOD..

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        Kalender 1823.

      Ohne Ort, (1822).. 2,0 x 1,4 cm. 20 n. n. lithogr. Bll. mit 6 lithogr. Porträts. Pergament d. Zt. m. goldgepr. einfacher Bordüre. (Titelseite fehlt, einige wenige Seiten mit kleinen Ausrissen, sonst gut erhalten). Auflage:0. Nicht im KVK. Kuriosum. Miniatur-Kalender mit Porträts der Militärs Churschid Pascha, Kolokotroni, General Normann, Don Riego, Don Quiroga, General Quesada. Die Tage mit Namenspatronen.

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        MS - Handschrift: Vorlesungsmitschrift eines Studenten. Jena, Sommersemester 1822. 646 paginierte, in feiner Schrift eng beschriebene Seiten 4°.

      . Halbledereinband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschildchen sowie weiterer Rückenvergoldung und dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Hie und da kleine Flecke, doch insgesamt sauber und wohlerhalten.. "Materia Medica s[ive] Pharmacologia / nach Herrn Herrn Hofrath Succow / Jena im Sommer 1822. / Heinrich Loeber". - - Penibel ausgearbeitete Mitschrift von Suckows Vorlesungszyklus über die sytematisch gegliederte gesamte Arzneimittellehre; die Einleitung beginnt mit den Worten "Alles was auf den kranken Org[anismus] einwürkt, u. zur Wiederherstellung beizutragen vermag, u. dem Arzt zu diesem Zwecke zu Gebote steht, heißt ein Heilmittel (Remedium) ..." - - Unter dem Titel von anderer Hand: "Von Gustav Georgi geschrieben" - vermutlich stammt dieser Vermerk vom Studenten selbst, der für die ungewöhnlich aufwändig ausgestattete Reinschrift wohl einen professionellen Schreiber herangezogen hat. - - Wilhelm Karl Friedrich Suckow (auch: Succow, 1770-1848), Mediziner und Pharmakologe, Professor und Geheimer Hofrat in Jena; Goethe erwähnt ihn wiederholt in seinen Tagebüchern.

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        The Trial of James Stuart . . . Before the High Court of Justiciary, At Edinburgh . . . With an Appendix of Documents

      Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. [etc.], Edinburgh 1822 - Modern 1/4 calf, a very good, clean copy The trial for murder arising from the duel in which James Boswell's eldest son was killed, with Stuart privileged to have defending him both Jeffreys and Cockburn, the latter of whom later remarked "No Scotch trial in my time excited such interest"

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        Travels in South Africa, undertaken at the request of the London Missionary Society ; being a narrative of a second journey in the interior of that country. Vol. I-II.

      London, Francis Westley, 1822. XII + 322 + (2) + 384 s. 2 håndkolorerte frontisp. + 10 hånkolorerte billedplansjer. Foldet kart i farger. Meget fint bundet blå samt. helskinnbd. 5 opphøyde bind. Rik ryggdekor i gull. kantforgylling. Indre denteller i gull. Marmorert forsatspapir.. Fint eks. Contemporary blue full calf with 5 raised bands. Spine richly gilt. Marbled endpapers

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        Birmanisches Strafgesezbuch [Strafgesetzbuch] (Drei Teile in einem Band). Übersetzt und mit den nöthigen, so wie einigen unnöthigen Anmerkungen versehen von Michael Tobias Zaunschliefer [d. i. Christian Heinrich Lang] Exrechtspracticanten des Land- u. Criminalgerichts Scherzburg. Erster Theil: Von Verbrechen, Vergehen, Versehen, Verwirrungen, Vertretungen, Verbiegungen, Verletzungen und Verstoßen im Allgemeinen / Thei l2: Von Bestrafung der Verbrechen, Vergehen, Versehen, Verstoße u.s.w / Theil 3: Vom Criminalprocesse.

      Nürnberg, Teil 1: Gedruckt im bekannten eigenen Nachdruck-Verl [d. i. Regel] / Teil 2 und 3: Verlag Riegel und Wießner, 1822 - 1825.. Teile 1 - 3. 8°. XXXII, 61 Seiten / XII, 80 Seiten / Seite 81 - 180 (Teil 2 und 3 in durchgehender Paginierung). Drei Teile in einem Band! Ausgabe Teil 1: Gedruckt im bekannten eigenen Nachdruck-Verl [d. i. Regel] / Teil 2 und 3: Verlag Riegel und Wießner (1822 - 1825). XXXII, 61 Seiten / XII, 80 Seiten / Seite 81 - 180 (Teil 2 und 3 in durchgehender Paginierung). Mit goldener Titelprägung versehener Halblederband der Zeit. Buchrücken im Bereich des oberen Kapitals zu ca. 3 cm fehlend, im Bereich des unteren Kapitals zu ca.10 cm fehlend! Bibliotheks-Etikett (von alter Hand) auf vorderer Deckel-Innenseite. Blasser Bibliotheks-Stempel [Ausgeschieden] verso Titelblatt. Innen ansonsten sehr gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Keine Anstreichungen! Kein handschriftlicher Besitzervermerk! Keine Stockflecken! Bindung fest! Einband etwas berieben und etwas bestoßen. SEHR SELTEN!!.

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        Letters to Mr. T. Campbell,

      London - No publisher given, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce letter from William L. Bowles, critiquing the works of Thomas Campbell. Second edition. Though seemingly very scarce. William Lisle Bowles (24 September 1762 7 April 1850) was an English priest, poet and critic. Condition: Disbound. Textblock is generally firmly bound, although strained in places. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to being disbound, but otherwise a bright and clean copy..

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        Bronze Medal, 'Voyage autour du Monde de la Corvette la Coquille'

      Paris: Andrieu & de Puymaurin, 1822. Bronze medal, 50 mm, extremely fine. Duperrey's Coquille voyage. An excellent example of the very uncommon bronzed copper medal commemorating the first voyage of Duperrey to the Pacific. A similar example of this bronze version is held in the Rex Nan Kivell collection of the National Library of Australia.Duperrey's voyage was one of the greatest of the French grands voyages to the Pacific. The expedition set out from Toulon on 11 August 1822, with the intention of collecting scientific data and specimens, but also instructed to report on the possibility of establishing a penal colony in Western Australia. Duperrey, who was thirty-five at the start of the voyage, had been on the crew of the previous major French Pacific voyage, that of Freycinet. He had as his second-in-command Dumont d'Urville, who was to become the most experienced French commander in the Pacific. While science led the expedition, there was also an unspoken goal of discovering where France might carve out an empire in the South Pacific. His voyage was of some 73,000 miles, with major destinations including Australia, New Zealand, and New Guinea.By far the greatest contributions of the expedition were scientific, cartographic and ethnographic, and the Duperrey voyage account is a famously sumptuous production, with exquisite coloured plates.

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        Ile Ombai: Armes Et Ornements

      Paris, 1822. Engraving by Coutant, 240 x 320mm (proof state before plates numbered). Proof impression of Indonesian weapons & armour reproduced as plate no. 35 in the Atlas Historique, Voyage autour du monde by Louis de Freycinet.

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