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        The Fifth Annual Report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Colour of the United States. With an Appendix

      Washington City: Printed by Davis & Force, Pennsylvania Avenue. 1822. First. First edition. Unprinted blue wrappers. 199,(1)pp. errata. Page edges untrimmed. Foxing, spine partially perished, wrappers a bit tattered and worn, a near very good copy. Account of the annual convention, printed by Peter Force. Bushrod Washington served as president of the meeting; among the vice-presidents was Andrew Jackson. .

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        An History of the Earth and Animated Nature. 4 Volumes set. Baynes Edition

      London William Baynes and Son 1822. G: in Good condition with marbled eps. Cover rubbed. Spines scuffed and lightly cracked at joints. Some offsetting from plates otherwise contents bright and G+ New Edition Leather/gilt cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 522pp; 541pp; 548pp; 629pp. Numerous copper plates.

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        Collection des Costumes des Provinces Septentrionales du Royaume des Pays-Bas

      Amsterdam: Frans Buffa, 1822. - The Costumes of the Netherlandsin Twenty Vividly Hand-Colored Lithographed Plates[GREEVEN, H., illustrator]. Collection des Costumes des Provinces Septentrionales du Royaume des Pays-Bas, Dessinés d’après Nature par H. Greeven et lithographiés par Vallon de Villeneuve. Amsterdam: Chez François Buffa et fils [and] Paris: Chez Engelmann et Cie., 1828. First edition. Folio (13 1/2 x 10 1/4; 343 x 260 mm.). Lithographed title in French and Dutch and lithographed list of plates in French and Dutch. [44] pp. Twenty hand-colored lithographed plates of costumes of the Netherlands by Vallon de Villeneuve after drawings by H. Greeven. Each plate with leaf of descriptive text in French and English. Preface in French and English by François Buffa et fils.Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. Front cover with the original dark green roan label decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt (with the original price of "16 Fl."). Small leather bookplate of Antoine Bordes on front pastedown. Spine extremities invisibly restored. Otherwise a very fine copy.These colorful plates depict men, women, and children from all classes and walks of life in native costumes. The informative text for each plate gives details about the country, cities, and villages, and culture of the people, as well as their habits and modes of dress. Colas 1311. Hiler, p. 395. Lipperheide 960.

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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 Three Tours

      R. Ackermann, London 1822 - [2], 267pp, [1]. Later full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, contrasting morocco author / illustrator label to third, remaining panels with leaf corner pieces and central flower head tool in gilt, covers with triple fillet border and flower head corner pieces, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Very minor rubbing to extremities, minor scuff to upper cover, internally some light soiling to text, plate margins lightly damp stained, but generally in good order. With twenty-four colour plates with later tissue guards, lacks 'warning' slip as usual. Tooley 413, Grolier Rowlandson Catalogue 48, Abbey Life 268 (in parts) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La colonne de la Grande Armée d'Austerlitz ou de la Victoire, monument triomphal érigé en bronze, sur la place Vendôme de Paris. Description accompagnée de 36 gravures représentant la vue générale, les médailles, piedestaux, bas-reliefs.

      Chez Ambroise Tardieu 1822 - - Chez Ambroise Tardieu, A Paris 1822, In 4 (20x29cm), 75pp. 38pl., relié. - Edition originale, illustrée de 38 planches, contrairement aux 36 annoncées. Dans les éditions ultérieures, la page de titre en annoncera 40, et il n'y en aura toujours que 38. L'ensemble, texte et planches, a été imprimé sur papier fort. Cartonnage à la bradel de papier glacé, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux, élégante reliure moderne. Rousseurs éparses (sans gravité). Les serpentes sont présentes. L'ouvrage est composé d'un introduction générale et historique, puis d'une description de chaque planche. En outre, chaque planche porte une légende. 75pp. 38pl. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph manuscript signed. 10pp., with Recamier Autograph letter signed.

      Paris 1822 - Chaussier, François (1746-1828). Autograph manuscript draft. 10pp. on 10 numbered leaves. [Paris:] 3 February 1822. Written on the backs of several printed and manuscript documents, including the following: Recamier, Joseph (1774-1852). Autograph letter signed to Chaussier. 1 page plus integral address leaf. [Paris:] 17 January 1822. Together two items. 254 x 201 mm. A few lacunae where seals were broken, a few pin-holes, minor marginal fraying, but very good. Chaussier, a pioneer in forensic medicine, introduced the teaching of legal medicine in France in 1790. He began his medical career in Dijon, where he taught anatomy, chemistry and material medica at the Dijon Academy. In 1794, at the request of the French government, Chaussier went to Paris to help reorganize the country's system of medical education through the creation of the Écoles de Santé. He afterwards served as professor of anatomy in the new school, taught the course of chemistry and medicine at the École Polytechnique, and worked as a physician at the Hospice de la Maternité, where he conducted research on teratology and forensic medicine. During his long and distinguished medical career Chaussier earned a reputation as an expert in legal medicine, giving consultations, writing forensic reports, and publishing several works on the subject, including Manuel médico-légal des poisons (1824), Recueil de mémoires, consultations, et rapports sur divers objets de médecine légale (1824) and Mémoire médico-légal sur la viabilité de l'enfant naissant (1826). Chaussier's manuscript draft is a review of two earlier medical reports concerning the case of a newborn infant found dead in a cesspool. Chaussier's handwriting is difficult to read, and we have not been able to decipher all of the draft; however, we have been able to determine that much of the draft is devoted to discussing the state of the dead infant's lungs, attempting to determine whether the infant had begun to breathe before its demise. Chaussier describes the appearance of the lungs of dead infants in similar cases:Un enfant naissant meurt quelques minutes après avoir respire et dans ces cas, dont nous avons souvent des exemples a l'hospice de la maternité, les poumons sont toujours développés, rosés, crépitants, leur poids [ ] et lors qu'on les met dans l'eau ils submergent complètement.[A newborn infant dies several minutes after having breathed and in these cases, of which we often have examples at the Hospice de la Maternité, the lungs are always developed, pink, crepitant, their weight [ ], and when one puts them in water they always sink completely.]And elsewhere:Mais remarquons . . . selon qu'un enfant est mort après avoir respiré, faut-il donc en conclure ainsi qu'on le fait trop souvent que cet enfant a été tué.[But note. . . if a child died after breathing, it should be concluded as one does too often that this child was killed.]He also notes that the infant's umbilical cord was not present, and mentions the possibility that gas present in the infant cadaver's lungs might be the result of putrefaction, given the fact that the body had been in the cesspool eleven days before its discovery.Chaussier wrote this draft of his report on the backs of several printed or manuscript documents, including a letter sent to him a few weeks earlier by Joseph Recamier, chief physician at the Hôtel-Dieu, a pioneer in gynecological surgery (see Garrison-Morton 6033), and a cancer specialist who came up with the modern definition of metastasis. The letter reads as follows:Monsieur et très honoré collègue,On doit traiter une question de médecine légale au sujet d'un chevreuil et d'une dindonneau truffée trouvés morts chez Gri[ ] rue neuve des petits champs no. 4. La séance s'ouvrira par une discussion sur les empoisonnements par les huitres le 24 jvr. courant à 3h et . On écoutera avec soin la question des champignons malgré les favorites [ ] du docteur [ ?poulet].Voyez, si vos affaires vous permettent d'être du [ ] d [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Recueil sur la pédagogie.

      Paris, 1814-1822, - 10 pièces en un vol. in-8. demi-veau blond, dos lisse orné d'un fleuron doré, pièces de titre noires, tranches mouchetées (Boichot). Bel exemplaire. C'est une fois la paix revenue et les relations normales avec la Grande-Bretagne rétablies que s'introduisit en France la méthode d'enseignement mutuel mise au point à partir de 1795 en Angleterre par Andrew Bell et son disciple Joseph Lancaster. Elle fut à la fois adoptée par les libéraux qui souhaitaient développer un enseignement non congréganiste et aussi immédiatement l'objet d'une très vive controverse émanant des milieux cléricaux et contre-révolutionnaires, qui aboutit d'ailleurs à sa condamnation formelle par le pape Léon XII en 1824. Le problème principal était que, sous les arguments idéologiques liés à la notion d'autorité du maître, se dissimulaient des nécessités concrètes : manque criant d'enseignants du côté public, autorisation d'enseigner redonnée aux congrégations religieuses du côté clérical. I. Dissertation historique et politique, sur la néccessité de rétablir en France l'instruction publique et l'éducation de la jeunesse, et sur les moyens d'y parvenir. Paris, Le Clère, Pichard, Méquignon, 1814, 32 pp. II. LANCASTER (Joseph) : Système anglais d'instruction, ou Recueil complet des améliorations et inventions mises en pratique aux écoles royales, en Angleterre. Traduit de l'angalis. Paris, Imprimerie de Madame Huzard, 1815, 122 pp., avec deux figures hors-texte. Première traduction française de The British system of education (1803, repris sous ce titre en 1810), dans lequel le fameux pédagogue quaker Lancaster (1778-1838) présentait les principales caractéristiques de son "enseignement mutuel" (dans lequel les élèves les plus âgés se chargent de 'l'instruction des plus jeunes) et dont l'importartion sur le continent suscita tant de controverses. III. Un mot sur l'enseignement mutuel, en réponse au Moniteur du 13 janvier 1818. Paris, Imprimerie de Le Normant, 1818, 24 pp. IV. Cours normal d'enseignement mutuel pour tous les corps de l'armée. Séance d'ouverture. Paris, L. Colas, décembre 1818, 31 pp. V. Société protestante de Montpellier, pour l'instruction élémentaire par la méthode d'enseignement mutuel. Montpellier, Jean Martel aîné, s.d. [1819], 48 pp. VI. JOMARD (Edme-François) : Situation et progrès de l'enseignement mutuel, en France et dans l'étranger, pendant l'année 1819. Paris, Louis Colas, s.d. [1819], 56 pp., avec un grand tableau dépliant hors-texte "in fine". VII. [FRANCOEUR (Louis-Benjamin) :] : Rapport définitif, fait à la Société pour l'instruction élémentaire, sur l'application de la méthode d'enseignement mutuel à la musique. Par M. B. Wilhem. [Paris], Imprimerie de Fain, s.d. [1820], 12 pp. VIII. Discours prononcé par M. le Duc de La Vauguyon, président de la Société d'instruction élémentaire, à l'ouverture de la séance générale du 28 mars 1821. [Paris], Imprimerie de Didot aîné, s.d. [1821], 8 pp. IX. JOMARD : Tableau des progrès de l'enseignement mutuel en France et dans l'étranger, pendant l'année 1820 ; rapport fait à la Société pour l'enseignement élémentaire, assemblée générale du 28 mars 1821. Paris, L. Colas, 1821, 44 pp., avec 2 tableaux dépliants hors-texte. X. DERODE (Aimé-Nicolas) : L'enseignement mutuel aura t-il tort ? Observations sur les objections de M. le vicomte de Bonald. Paris, Louis Colas, 1822, 33 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bracebridge Hall, or, The Humorists

      New York: C.S. Van Winkle. 1822. First. First edition. Two volumes. Rebacked in muslin over contemporary marbled-papercovered boards with applied spine labels. Neat gift inscription ("Presented to Thos. Clark 2nd, Esquire, by his friend T. Tredwell. January 1st, 1844"), a handsome, very good or better set with some scattered foxing in the text, and modest edgewear. Irving's follow-up to his successful Sketch Book, also published under the Crayon pseudonym. BAL 10109. .

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        Lord Byron's works [12 volumes in 6 complete]

      Paris : Amyot, 1822-1824 - Description: 6v. ; 18cm. Subjects: Lord Byron -- Works -- English poetry -- English literature -- 19th century -- Romanticism. Notes: Volume 12 does not include the 17th canto of Don Juan (a canto that Byron failed to complete but added to in the run up to his death), finishing on canto 16. Good copies bound in contemporary marbled boards. Title labels to spines. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat worn and rubbed as with age. Some surface wear to boards. Bumped corners. Scattered foxing throughout. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 2 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Applications de Geometrie et de Mechanique, 1822

      - SCARCE 1822 FIRST EDITION of the work in which the mathematician Charles Dupin first introduced a nonspherical surface with the property that all its lines of curvature were circular. Dupin called this surface a 'cyclide.' Recently, cyclides have been revived for use as surface patches in computer aided geometric design (CAGD), specialized military or aerospace applications, and surface modeling. According to the Dictionary of Scientific Biography, "In the Applications we find an elaboration of Monge's theory of deblais et remblais -- and, hence, of congruences of straight lines, with applications to geometrical optics. Here Dupin, improving on a theorem of Malus's (1807), stated that a normal congruence remains normal after reflection and refraction. He also gave a more complete theory of the cyclids as the envelopes of the spheres tangent to three given spheres and discussed floating bodies" (DSB, IV, 257). CONDITION & DETAILS: Paris: Bachelier Successeur Courcier. 4to. (10.25 x 8.25 inches, 256 x 206mm). [xxxv], 1, [336 pages], 17 plates. Illustration: 17 large fold-out copperplates. Exterior: Bound in half calf over scuffed and rubbed marbled paper boards. There is some chipping at the head and foot of the spine and at the edge tips, but nothing major. The binding is very tight and solid. Interior: Complete. Marbled endpapers. A very occasional and very light age spot. Very good condition throughout the interior by any measure.

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        Applications de Géométrie et de Méchanique, A La Marine, Aux Ponts et Chaussées, Etc., Pour Faire Suite Aux Développements de Géométrie

      Paris: Bachelier, Successeur de Mme V Courchier. G : in Good condition with marbled eps. Rebacked with original outer spine laid on. Some scattered light foxing and dust soiling. Some very minor worming [defunct] on lower fore edge of first 18 leaves with no impact on text. Label of Cruising Association on paste-down with some blind stamps and gilt stamp to cover and spine. 1822. First Edition. Half leather marbled board cover. 270mm x 210mm (11" x 8"). xxxv, 330pp, + plates. 17 folding engraved plates. .

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        Paterson's Roads: Being an Entirely Original and Accurate Description of All the Direct & Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales with Part of the Roads of Scotland

      Longman etc., London 1822 - xvi+60+672 pp + 8 fold out maps, 3 column page layout modern half leather with maroon leather label & marbled sides, roads, itineraries, distances, travel. a fine clean restored copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geographical, Historical, And Statistical Map Of Arkansas Territory.

      H.C. Carey And I. Lea, Chestnut Street,, Philadelphia: 1822 - An important map of the trans-Mississippi West, this map charts the first occurrence in American cartography in which Arkansas is shown as a separate territory from Missouri and Louisiana, and charts Major Stephen Long's 1819-1820 western expedition. It shows the country between the Platte and Red Rivers with the highest degree of accuracy of the day, with the western drainage of the Mississippi River. The map also shows for the first time the area to the west of Arkansas named the 'Great Desert'. Long believed that this area was not suited to farming, and would better serve as a buffer between America and foreign territories; he notes "The Great Desert is frequented by roving bands of Indians who have no fixed places of residence but roam from place to place in quest of game". Also marked is the "Great Spanish Road", leading to Santa Fe, which would soon coincide with part of the Santa Fe Trail. The mapping of the area of the Platte River ("Route of the Exploring Expedition westward from Council Bluff") would also facilitate the huge migration of settlers, Mormons and gold seekers in the coming decades. Drawn by S.H. Long Maj. U.S. Engineers, and engraved by Young & Delleker. From the first edition of the Carey & Lea atlas, 'A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas', the first American atlas that used explanatory text in columns to the left and right of the map. This map depicts Arkansas in the period prior to becoming a state, with "Spanish Territory" immediately to the west. The explanatory text on either side of the map provides an historical sketch and information on climate and soil, animal life, Native Americans, and government. Title cartouche reads "Map Of Arkansas And Other Territories of the United States Respectfully inscribed to the Hon. J.C. Calhoun Secretary Of War By S.H. Long Major T. Engineers". Copper engraved map with period hand color, image size: 20 3/4 x 16 1/2". Paper size: 22 x 17 3/4". Wheat, C.I. (TM) 348. Overall in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Bracebridge Hall, or, The Humorists

      C.S. Van Winkle, New York 1822 - First edition. Two volumes. Rebacked in muslin over contemporary marbled-papercovered boards with applied spine labels. Neat gift inscription ("Presented to Thos. Clark 2nd, Esquire, by his friend T. Tredwell. January 1st, 1844"), a handsome, very good or better set with some scattered foxing in the text, and modest edgewear. Irving's follow-up to his successful *Sketch Book*, also published under the Crayon pseudonym. *BAL* 10109. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A treatise on the game of chess: containing the games on odds, from the "Traite des Amateurs:" the games of the celebrated anonymous Modenese; a variety of games actually Played; and a cotalogue of writers on Chess

      ix+[blank]+xiii-xv+[blank]+Errata leaf+376 pages with frontispiece and catalog of writers on the game of chess. Octavo (9" x 5 1/2") bound in half leather with gilt lettering to spine. (Whyld and Ravillious: 1822:6). First edition.John Cochrane (1798-1878), Scottish Master, did not achieve note as player who had big practical successes. Spending most of his life in India (1824-69), his clashes against top players occurred during 1841-42, while on vacation in London. Cochrane played on equal terms against George Walker (1803-1879), William Davies Evans (1790-1872), and others. He even managed to win a match (6-4) against the Frenchman Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint- Amant (1800-1872), though in a series of games against Howard Staunton (1810-1874) he was defeated convincingly. All his preserved games show a player totally committed to tactics, a player who liked to attack and sacrifice, sometimes beyond reasonable risk. Condition:Rebound in half red leather, some pencil notations through out else a very good copy.

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        Historisch-Topographisches Lexicon der Steyermark - 4 Bände.

      Gratz, Kienreich, 1822 - 1823.. Erstauflage, EA 651, 602, 600, 450 Seiten 8°, Halbleder. sehr schöne alte Privatbindung, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, Band eins und Band zwei mit Frontispitz, Band 2 mit 3 Tafeln ( Stiche ) mit Ortswappen im Anhang, Papier altersbedingt gering gedunkelt, sonst alle 4 Bände guter Zustand

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        Historisch Topographisches Lexicon von Steiermark.

      Gratz, gedruckt bey And. Kienreich, 1822-23.. 4 Bd. 21 x 13 cm. 651, 602, 600, 450 S. Halbleder der Zeit mit rotem und schwarzem Rückenschild aus Leder. Jeweils mit goldenem Titelruck und Bandangabe. Sowie weiteren kl. Goldverzierungen des Rückens. Lederkanten etwas berieben, Ecken bestoßen bzw. aufgestoßen. Deckel berieben, teils mit kl. Papierabschabung. Gelenke innen teils leicht angebrochen. Innen alle Bände sehr leicht stockfleckig, Vorsatzseite verso mit kl. handschr. Eintrag. Gestempelt: Bibliotheca Universität Leopolien jeweils auf der Titelseite. Band 3 mit Quetschfalten der Titelseite und Folgeseite.. Auf Kosten des Verfassers. Steyermärkisches Lexikon in 4 Bd. Repertorium der steyermärkischen Geschichte, Geographie und Topographie. Erster Theil (Band) von A-G mit lithografischer Tafel von Gratz mit Wappen in Front. XII, 651 S. Zweyter Theil (Band) von H-M mit lithografischer Tafel mit Büste auf Sockel von Carl Schmutz in Front und 3 Tafeln Wappen von Steyerischen Marktflecken im Anhang. XIV, 1 Bl., 602 S., 3 Bll., 3 Wappentafeln. Dritter Theil (Band) von N-Se ohne lithografische Tafel. XV, 600 S. Vierter Theil (Band) von Si-Z. ohne lithografische Tafel. VIII, 450 S., LIV. Carl (Karl) Schmutz, Topograph, geboren am 1. Januar 1787 auf Schloß Frondsberg an der Feistritz, östlich von Graz in Steiermark, wo sein Vater als Herrschaftsverwalter wirkte. Gestorben am 20. April 1873 in Linz.

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        [Scrapbook]: A Collection of Newspaper Clippings & Hand-Colored Wood and Steel engravings (circa 1822-1830)

      [Massachusetts]. (1822-1830). Folio scrapbook. 166pp. Contemporary dark red half morocco, marbled papercovered boards. Front board is detached, spine a little loose and a few detached leaves, else very good. A neatly assembled scrapbook collection of newspaper articles, poems, songs, and miscellaneous extracts on various topics relating to fashion, morals, and current events, spanning the years 1822-1830. All neatly tipped-in on the versos and rectos of 83 unnumbered leaves in three columns; with a variety of custom cut and painted divisional borders, and numerous hand-colored wood and steel engraved vignettes of various sizes tipped-in between the clippings. The album also contains embossed color and gilt vignettes, half-page and full-page portrait and landscape wood and steel engravings, and one early American satirical lithograph by W.I. Stone. Most of the clippings are from local newspapers published in Boston, New York, and Philadelphia. Two large wood-engravings (of the Berkshire Medical Institution in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on the front pastedown, and the Town of Sherburne, Nantucket on the rear pastedown) indicate the album's geographical focus in Massachusetts. Most clippings reflect the morality, humor, and wit of an educated New England lady with decidedly liberal leanings and a special interest in Lord Byron and steamboats. The tipped-in vignettes and engravings are especially fine and varied in subject manner, the cutting and hand-coloring is accomplished, and the entire album was clearly made with considerable care, thus preserving a graphically vivid picture of the period. .

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        The British Perfumer Snuff Manufacturer and Colourman's Guide Being a Collection of Choice Receipts Abd Observations Proven in an Extensive Practice of Thirty Years in the Above Branches of Trade

      J. Souter, London 1822 - Collation, xxvi+372pp.Bound in modern paper covered boards, original paper title label, colour faded from boards. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, no loose pages, small previous owners name plate, some occasional light spotting or dust/dirt mark. Pages in good clean condition throughout.8159.A22 Size: Small 8vo

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        Hudibras, a Poem. with Historical, Biographical, and explanatory notes, selected from Grey & other authors. To which are prefixed, a life of the author, and a preliminary discourse on the Civil War.

      Ackerman Walker & Co. London 1822 - 2 volumes, 8vo (21.5 x 13.5 cm), pp.444, 494, illutrated with 12 hand coloured aquatint plates including frontispieces; later red straight grained morrocco gilt, spines in six compartments, gilt raised bands, gilt lettered, boards matching spines with elaborate floral tooling, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine set. A beautiful copy of this great mock-heroic poem. In it Butler, an ardent royalist, ridiculed the hypocrisy of the presbyterians and supporters of Cromwell; the savage satire of the poem is well matched by Hogarth's ribald "cuts". Tooley 142. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Istoria del reinado de Felipe II, rei de España. Escrita en inglés por Mr. Watson

      Madrid, Imprenta que fue de Fuentenebro 1822 - Istoria del reinado de Felipe II, rei de España. Escrita en inglés por Mr. Watson, profesor de filosofía y de retórica en la unibersidad de San Andres y traduzida al castellano por el Z. R. 2 vol. en 8.º (18 cm), vol.I= XVIII, 447p.; vol.II= 468p., holandesa, tejuelo y pequeños adornos dorados en lomera, cortes pintados. Sello de relieve Fonseca Magalhães en portadas. Algunas faltas de papel en los planos pero en buen estado general e interior limpio. (Palau 374266) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hudibras, A Poem.

      Akerman, et al, London 1822 - Edition : new edition, Very appealing gilt decorated full green straight grained morocco with gilt tooled spine compartments and raised bands, gilt edges, inner dentelles., Size : 8vo, Illustrated with 12 hand coloured aquatints., Volume : 2 volumes, References : Tooley 141. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hudibras, A Poem.With Historical, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, Selected from Grey & Other Authors. To Which Are Prefixed, A Life of the Author, and a Preliminary Discourse on the Civil War. A New Edition Embellished with Twelve Engravings

      Printed for Akerman, Strand; (etc.), London 1822 - Second edition. Two volumes. Twelve hand-colored engraved plates. Bound in late 19th or early 20th Century brown half morocco and cloth, five raised bands, titled and compartments decorated in gilt. Bookplate, and neat contemporary owner's signature in each volume, light rubbing to the extremities, a very little scattered foxing, a handsome, about fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Exposé des nouvelles découvertes sur l’electricité et le magnétisme, de MM. Oersted, Arago, Ampère, H. Davy, Biot, Erman, Schweiger, De la Rive, etc.

      Paris: Méquignon-Marvis 1822 - FIRST EDITION, with numerous woodcut diagrams and illustrations in the text, pp. [iv], 91, 8vo, drab wrappers, good A important, scarce and early publication on electricity and magnetism, a ‘very valuable Treatise’ (Mottelay). Ampère’s collaborator in the present publication, Jacques Babinet, ‘did excellent work in different areas of physics. He was an early advocate of the wave theory of light [and] produced important results in the theory of refraction’ (Ekelöf p. 287). An additional interesting aspect of the present paper is a first outline of Ampère’s ideas concerning an electric telegraph (p. 71). The work is in fact an offprint from the Supplement to the French translation of Thomas Thompson’s System of Chemistry: Système de Chimie. Traduit . par J. Riffault. The supplement is entitled: Supplément . présentant ce qui a été fait de nouveau dans cette science . depuis l’époque (1819) où cette traduction a paru, Paris 1822 (see Cole 1283). (Overmier and Senior p. 127; not in Gartrell or Wheeler Gift)

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        Médecine Opératoire. Traité des Diverse Amputations, qui se Pratiquent sur le Corps Humain Représentées par des Figures Dessinées d'après Nature et Lithographiées, ayant en Regard l'explication abrégée du Manuel Opératoire Propre à Chacune d'elles

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Library stamps. Some wear and scuffing to leather. Contents heavily foxed. Sm. inscription to fep. 1822. First Edition. Half leather spine on marbled boards. 510mm x 350mm (20" x 14"). 28pp + 8 plates. Eight full-page lithographic plates. Text in French. 'Operative surgery. Discusses the various amputations, which are practiced on the human body represented by figures drawn from nature and lithographed, compared with the explanation of the abbreviated operating manual specific to each of them' Preceded by a report by the Institut de France.'. .

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        STORIA DI SCANDIANO.

      per G. Vincenzi e Compagno 1822 In - 4 p. (mm. 294x209), mz. tela mod., pp. 252,(2), ben illustrato f.t. da 17 tavv. inc. in rame fra cui: 1 tavola all?antiporta che raffigura le ?Armi dei Feudatari di Scandiano?, 2 alberi genealogici (famiglia Fogliani e famiglia Bojardi), 9 ritratti, 1 bellissimo dipinto del Correggio, 3 tavv. al tratto e 1 in sanguigna, e con una grande carta geografica (più volte ripieg.) del ?territorio di Scandiano e paesi adiacenti?. Sul risguardo anter. vi è un'etichetta dell'editore con i prezzi del volume, della carta geografica e della legatura, nonche? degli esemplari in carta real soprafina. "Prima edizione" di questa fondamentale opera su Scandiano e i suoi feudatari, molto dettagliata sui personaggi più illustri nati nella cittadina reggiana; particolare rilievo è dato alle biografie del poeta Matteo Maria Boiardo, del naturalista Antonio Vallisneri, del biologo Lazzaro Spallanzani, e dell?Abate (scienziato) Bonaventura Corti. Cfr. Lozzi,II,4960. ?Il fisico emiliano Giovanni Battista Venturi (1746 - 1822) fu discepolo di Lazzaro Spallanzani e Bonaventura Corti; fu prof. a Modena e Pavia, e si dedicò altresì alla vita politica. Come fisico compì ricerche di ottica e di idraulica; da queste ultime deriva il cosiddetto tubo di Venturi?. Così Diz. Treccani,XII, p. 695. Fresco esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Res Samiorum.

      Berlin, Maurer, 1822.. X, 120 S. 8° (19,5 x 12,5 cm). Marmorierte Pappe der Zeit mit Rückenschild.. Erste Ausgabe, selten. - Die Dissertation des späteren Professors für Archäologie in Berlin (1800-1858) über die griechische Insel Samos im Altertum: "Seine Untersuchung über Zeit und Leben des Polykrates sowie über die samische Künstlerschule haben bleibenden Werth" (ADB XXV, 126). - Leicht gebräunt, Titel mit dünner Papierstelle im Impressum (Buchstabenverlust). Einband beschabt, das Rückenschild an den Rändern abgeblättert. *Bursian 1049.

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        Symptoms of Being Amused. Volume 1 (all published)

      London: Thomas McLean, 1822. First edition. Oblong folio. With 42 hand-colored plates, including engraved pictorial title and frontispiece. Letterpress leaf "Symptoms" present. Contemporary burgundy straight-grained morocco-backed boards, gilt red morocco cover label. Some very slight and scattered foxing, else fine and fresh. In custom red cloth drop box, lettered in gilt (slightly worn). Tooley 57 . Alken's hilarious, multi-image plates depict a stunning variety of catastrophes, elaborating a favorite theme of his: the pitfalls of fun and games, especially any involving a horse or a gun

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        Ledger for a New York Merchant, 1819 - 1828

      Hardcover. Very good. An un-named merchant, with a full clientele of individuals, with the usual entries for purchases of sugar, tea, rum, shrub, tobacco, bitters, flour, and nautical supplies for boats including sails and tack. Most interesting are the multiple entries for Daggett & Kensett. Our merchant appears to act as a bank & supplier for them, and supply ships in the US Navy. Payment of cash & occasionally supplies appear on the left side of the ledger, with long lists of US Navy ships & Captains on the right side of the ledger, with payments. Amongst the provisions supplied to Daggett & Kensett are Cash for Tin $53.63 1822, and 1823 Sept. 13, 12 barrels vinegar. They had developed a process for canning seafood (salmon, oysters and lobsters), in 1819, and in 1825, Ezra Daggett and Thomas Kensett of New York City were granted the first U.S. patent for food storage in cans. An April 3rd 1823 entry reads "Apl 3rd 1823 to Nov. 30th 1824 provisions sold US Navy received by US Navy received by Dept .... $4350.30." The merchant had a good business, with deposits at the Franklin Bank, Bank of America & Bank of the United States, at times over $12,000. Other clients included the Brig Comet, Alfred Churchill, Sloop Eagle, Alexander M. Hamilton, Capt. Wm. Bunnell, Asaph Hall, Chatham 1823, possibly the father of Asaph Hall (October 15, 1829 - November 22, 1907) the American astronomer who discovered the moons of Mars in 1877. Book binder ticket, Sold by C. Brown, Stationer & Binder, No. 348 Water-street, New-York. 4to ledger, about 1" thick, from 1819 to 1828. Front board detached, binding worn, as can be expected. At times, he also seemed to act as a local prison, with accounts like the following: 1828 State Prison Sale Brigh Splendia Gains Brigh Franklin Norcott Brigh, Palmer, Conklin, Brigh Enterprize Tryon Ships & captains listed include Capt. Williams, Ships London Trader, Capt. Cartwright, Ship Columbia, Ship Franklin, Brig Emily, Capt Gifford, Ship Liverpool, Brig Magnet, Capt. Gordon, Ship Hercules, Ship Monroe, Brig Georgiana Davis, Ship Corinthian, Ship Morrisson, Ship Manhattan, Ship Hannibal, London Trader, Howard, Meteor, Midas, Lewis, Paris and many others.

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        An Introduction to Entomology: or, Elements of the Natural History of Insects: With Plates

      London:: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,, 1822 [& 1818 & 1826 & 1826].. Mixed edition, fourth and second of the first two volumes, first editions of the final two.. Closed tear (no loss) across three adjacent leaves in vol. 3. Labels worn and browned and chipped; some offset from the plates and browning to the plates; some wear; a good set.. 4 vols, 8vo, uniform original green cloth, printed paper labels, xxiii, [1], 518, [2]; [iv], 530, [2]; viii, 732; [iv], 634, [2] pages, untitled. Inserted publisher's ads in each volume (4 pp, 4, pp, 2 pp, 16 pp). Frontispiece in each volume, 28 plates, inserted folded table (six plates with hand coloring). Lowndes 1279: "A very superior work, both in plan and execution, beginning with interesting, amusing, and accurate narratives, intermixed with occasional theories and speculations. . . . The first and second volumes (or Introductory portion), issued in 1815-1816; the third and fourth (or Technical part), together, in 1826." A uniform set, each with an ink autograph ownership signature to the front free endpaper dated Savannah, 1880.

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        SKETCHES AND FRAGMENTS

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, paternson-Row, 1822. Book. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 4 ½ x 6 ½. SKETCHES AND FRAGMENTS/LONDON 1822 SIGNED BY AUTHOR super rare Author: By the author of "The Magic Lantern." FOUND::: Gardiner, Marguerite, Countess of Blessington Publisher/Copyright: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, paternson-Row 1822 Edition: First Edition Condition:(all defects if any are formulated into pricing) Outside of book is in good condition for it's age. There is a nice book plate on the inside board with the name 'Francis Freeling.' The book is signed 'To: Francis Freeling Esq. From his sincere friend the author.' Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, book is tight and sturdy. A good copy. Size: 4 ½ x 6 ½ (approximately)Pages: 139 pages Binding/Cover: Hardback without dust jacket Shipping & Handling: Insurance extra. Refunds: All items are 100% refundable up to 10 days after item received Background/Description: First Edition. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, paternson-Row 1822. Good/None dust jacket condition as issued. Overall a really nice copy signed by the author. Super super rare book with no other found for sale on the internet. FOUND AUTHOR: Gardiner, Marguerite, Countess of Blessington Gardiner, Marguerite, Countess of Blessington (1789-1849) Novelist, Poet, Story Writer, Biographer, Editor, Travel Writer, Letter Writer, Essayist. Active 1822-1849 in England, Britain, Ireland, Europe; Italy, France, Continental Europe Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington, famous for her beauty, notorious for her supposedly scandalous life, was at the centre of London literary life for more than thirty years. The friend of Byron, Dickens, Bulwer-Lytton, Thackeray and Disraeli among others, she presided over a series of glittering salons and corresponded indefatigably with many of the best-known writers of the day. She was also a writer of novels, poems, short stories and travel books, and edited several successful annuals and gift-books. Born - as Margaret Power - in the small village of Knockbrit in County Tipperary, Ireland, she was the eldest daughter of an impoverished Irish squire and his well-born wife. A shy, and not overly attractive child, she was educated by a lady well-wisher and by a course of self-imposed reading. By her early teens she had become a beauty, and when she was fourteen her father forced her into an arranged marriage to Captain Maurice St Leger Farmer. Her husband proved to be an abusive alcoholic and she returned home after only a few months. Her next few years are not well documented, but from about 1806 she lived in Hampshire as the kept mistress of a landed Englishman, Captain Thomas Jenkins. In 1815 she met the wealthy earl of Blessington, who reputedly paid £10,000 to Jenkins for the transfer of her favours to himself. Blessington set about trying to obtain a divorce for her, but this proved to be unnecessary, as in 1817 her husband died after falling from a window, and the couple were able to marry. They spent the next few years living in the greatest of luxury in London: politicians, peers, writers and painters flocked to their house in St James's Square. Her reputation had preceded her, however, and respectable ladies neither called on her nor invited her to their homes. In 1822 she published two slim volumes of essays of mild satire and social comment, The Magic Lantern and Sketches and Fragments, and a travel book, Journal of a Tour through the Netherlands to Paris. In 1823 the Blessingtons set out for a protracted tour of the continent, on which they were joined by Alfred, Count d'Orsay. At just twenty-one, he was twelve years younger than the countess, whose lover he was generally believed to be. Arriving in Genoa, in Italy, they called on Byron and spent six weeks riding, dining and conversing with the poet. They spent five years in Italy, during which time d'Orsay contracted a marriage with the Earl's sixteen-year-old daughter, Lady Harriet Gardiner. They sett.

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        Essai d'une nouvelle méthode de fortification régulière pour la défense des grandes places de guerre d'un diamètre de neuf cents toises et au-dessus.

      Imprimerie de Jules Didot, L'Ainé., Paris 1822 - Sans lieu [Imprimerie de Jules Didot, l'aîné à Paris], 1822, 4°, [4p] - 67 pages - [1p, Table], 5 grandes planches dépliantes, plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné de roulettes et fleurons dorés, roulettes dorées d'encadrement sur les plats, roulette dorée sur les coupes et les contreplats, gardes en papier marbré. Reliure usée sur les coins, autrement en bonne condition. Déchirure restaurée de façon professionnelle à la planche IV (voir photo). Quelques rousseurs éparses, sceau de bibliothèque sur la page titre, autrement les pages intérieures et les planches sont en très bonne condition. Edition originale de cet ouvrage qui n'a pas été mis dans le commerce (Brunet, I, 118). Une autre édition fut publiée à Vienne en 1824. TRÈS RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Expériences relatives à de nouveaux phénomènes électro-dynamiques. [from: Annales de chimie et de physique, Vol. 20, 1822]

      Crochard, Paris 1822 - Extract from: Annales de chimie et de physique, par MM. Gay-Lussac et Arago, Vol. 20. Paris: Crochard, 1822. 8vo. pp. 60-74, 1 folding plate. Modern boards, text somewhat browned, minor foxing, stronger foxing to plate. Provenance: Harrison D. Horblit, with his booklabel on inner cover (his sale, Sotheby's 1974, lot 33). ---- Horblit I, 33. Bolton, Periodicals, 346 a. Important contribution by Ampère to the science of electrodynamics. Eine der grundlegenden Arbeiten Amperes in der Nachfolge seiner bereits 1820 erfolgten Untersuchungen über die elektrodynamische Wechselwirkung von Strömen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LES SÉANCES DE HARIRI. PUBLIÉES EN ARABE, AVEC UN COMMENTAIRE CHOISI, PAR M. LE BARON SILVESTRE DE SACY.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, DEBURE frères et TREUTTEL et WURTZ. 1822 - In-folio, demi chagrin, marron, pièce de titre, dos orné de 5 caissons, plats marron havane. [Rel. Du 19e]. Magnifique exemplaire. 2 ff.n.ch. 1 f. n. ch. De faux titre, 1 f.n. de titre; 500 pp. XX. Pp. d’Introduction en Français &Texte Hébreux. Ex-libris (Sinc find M Teneo) Sir William Molesworth, ainsi que sa signature à l’encre « Paris, Feb. 1831. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Poems of Ossian, Translated by. Authenticated, Illustrated and Explained by Hugh Campbell.

      London: Sir Richard Phillips 1822 - Two volumes bound in one, 12mo, lxxxiv, 309, (1, iv), 391, (1) pp. Frontispieces and one further plate plus a partly hand coloured map of the Kingdom of Connor showing the south-west coast of Scotland and part of Northern Ireland, later bookplate. Contemporary half sheep, extremities worn and spine slightly cracked. A scarce edition of Macpherson’s controversial poems, in his lifetime ridiculed as forgeries while he adamantly claimed them as originals. The truth seems to be between these extremes; that Macpherson did indeed collect a wealth of oral verse from his trips to the Highlands, and on his return edit and expand it for publication.

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        Memoirs de Madame de Motteville, pour Sevir a l'Histoire d'Anne d'Autriche. In five volumes

      Paris - Colnet Libraire 1822 - A scarce set of de Motteville's history of Queen Anne of Austria. Complete in five volumes. Franoise Bertaut de Motteville (c. 1621 1689), French memoir writer, was the daughter of Pierre Bertaut, a gentleman of the king's chamber, and niece of the bishop-poet Jean Bertaut. Her mother, a Spaniard, was the friend and private secretary of Anne of Austria, wife of Louis XIII. At the age of seven Franoise was also made a member of the Queen's household. The influence of Richelieu, however, who wished to separate the queen from her Spanish connections, exiled mother and daughter to Normandy. In 1642 the Queen summoned Mme de Motteville to court afterthe death of Richelieu and Louis XIII. Some of her letters are preserved, but her chief work is her Mmoires, which are in effect a history of Anne of Austria. They give a faithful picture of court lifeat that time. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. One hinge slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Light scattered foxing. Some marginal tidemarks to Volume I and damp staining to the first few pages of Volumes III and IV. Pp204-217 of Volume II has been previously reinforced. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        from an actual Survey made in the Years 1820 & 1821, By C. & I. Greenwood, London. Map of the County of Chester,

      Published by the Proprietors, Greenwood & Pringle & Co., 13 Regent Street, Pall Mall, June 1st, 1822., London, - Greenwood's large-scale map of Cheshire Large engraved map on four sheets, dissected and mounted on linen, in four sections, fine original full-wash colour, edged in green silk, housed in original tree calf pull-off slipcase, rubbed and scuffed. The maps by Christopher and John Greenwood set new standards for large-scale surveys. Although they were unsuccessful in their stated aim to map all the counties of England and Wales it is probably no coincidence that of the ones they missed, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Oxfordshire, all except Cambridgeshire were mapped by Andrew Bryant in a similar style and at the same period. From a technical point of view the Greenwoods' productions exceeded the high standards set in the previous century though without the decoration and charming title-pieces that typified large scale maps of that period.The Greenwoods started in 1817 with Lancashire and Yorkshire and by 1831 they had covered 34 counties. Their maps were masterpieces of surveying and engraving techniques, and in view of the speed at which they were completed, their accuracy is remarkable. They mark the boundaries of the counties, hundreds and parishes, churches and chapels, castles and quarries, farmhaouses and gentlemen's seats, heaths and common land, woods, parliamentary representatives and distances between towns. The price of 3 guineas each compares with the the first edition Ordnance Survey sheets of 7s 6d, though the latter did not relate to complete counties.

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        VOYAGES ROUND THE WORLD PERFORMED BY CAPTAIN JAMES COOK F. R. S. By Royal Authority, Containing the Whole of His Discoveries in Geography, Navigation, Astronomy Etc. With Memoirs of His Life, and Particulars Relative to His Unfortunate Death. Embellished with engravings

      J. Robins & Co. Albion Press. London. 1822. 4to. (11 x 8.7 inches). viii,799pp, + Directions to the Binder/ publishers advert leaf. Fourteen full page engravings, including a portrait frontis and the Death of Cook, plus 4 vignettes. Complete. Text printed in double column. Some page corners creased and page edges a bit browned but overall a very good copy. Bound in contemporary full brown calf boards with later (probably early twentieth century) re-spine of Burgundy calf with raised bands, each with gilt decorative roll. Compartments double ruled in gilt. Brown morocco label, gilt. Edges and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine with raised bands, ruled in blind. Red title label, ruled and lettered in gilt. Previous owners armorial bookplate on the front free endpaper. Overall a very good copy.

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        TWO VOYAGES TO NEW SOUTH WALES AND VAN DIEMENS LAND

      LONGMAN HIURST FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1822 - PP392HB LATER HALF CALF AND MARBLED BOARDS SPINE RUBBED WEAR TO CROWN AND BASE VERY GOOD 8V0 On the Neptune (1818) and the Morley (1820) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jeu Des Habitants de Californie

      - A detailed hand colored lithographic print from Louis Choris’s sweeping series “Voyage Pittoresque Autour du Monde”, published in Paris by Firmin Didot in 1822. This print measures 16.5”x10”. Louis (or Ludovik) Choris, a Russian of German extraction, showed a talent for natural history at a remarkably early age, and won high praise for his work on Biberstein’s journey to the Caucasus in 1813. The present views recall the voyage of the “Rurik,” 1815-1818, commanded by the Russian Otto von Kotzbue, and the expedition's search for the Northwest Passage, entering the Pacific via the Horn and returning to Europe via the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena. Choris, the official artist on the expedition, was invited by the St. Petersberg Academy to accompany Kotzbue and the present work represents a fine cross section of the places that the expedition visited: itincludes views of Teneriffe, Brazil, Chile, the Pacific Islands, Hawaii, Kamchatka, Philippines, the Cape of Good Hope and Saint Helena. Choris's magnificent work offers important pictorial representations of the people, landscape, and artifacts of the then mysterious islands of the Pacific, California, Alaska, the northwest coast of America, and other far-off lands. This work has great American interest because of its lithographs and its account of Hawaii, California, the Queen Charlotte Islands, the Aleutians, St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, and Kotzebue Island in Alaska. The lithographs are of all aspects of native life and culture. Choris's book is considered to be one of the most beautiful relating to travel. A map of the route of expedition accompanies the work. The book was issued in 22 parts, and complete copies with all the plates colored are very rare. Overall this print is in good condition with some foxing and staining.

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        Habitants de Californie, Pl. VII

      First Edition: Paris, Firmin Didot 1822 - Louis Choris (1795-1828) Voyage Pittoresque Autour du Monde First Edition: Paris, Firmin Didot, 1822 Lithograph with original hand coloring in superb condition, save some mino. Sheet size: 10” x 16 1/4” This portrait the inhabitants of California, recalls the voyage of the Rurik, 1815-1818, commanded by the Russian Otto von Kotzbue, and the expedition’s search for the Northwest Passage, entering the Pacific via the Horn and returning to Europe via the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena. Choris, the official artist on the expedition, was invited by the St. Petersberg Academy to accompany Kotzbue and the present work represents a fine cross section of the places that the expedition visited: it includes views of Teneriffe, Brazil, Chile, the Pacific Islands, Hawaii, Kamchatka, Philippines, the Cape of Good Hope and Saint Helena. Choris’ magnificent work offers important pictorial representations of the people, landscape, and artifacts of the then mysterious islands of the Pacific, California, Alaska, the northwest coast of America, and other far-off lands. This work has great American interest because of its lithographs and its account of Hawaii, California, the Queen Charlotte Islands, the Aleutians, St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, and Kotzebue Island in Alaska. The lithographs are of all aspects of native life and culture. After the voyage of the Rurik, Choris went to Paris to continue work for Voyage Pittoresque Autour du Monde. Seized by an irresistible craving for adventure, Choris left France in 1827 for South America. He met his end when he was murdered by robbers on March 22, 1828, en route to Vera Cruz, Mexico.

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