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        Travels in North America

      Dublin: Printed by Christopher Bentham. 1822. First. First edition. 12mo. Title leaf, [9]-184pp., wood-engraved title vignette of a tortoise and four full-page wood-engravings. Lacking the frontispiece plate. Contemporary three quarter morocco and speckled paper boards, gilt spine. Contemporary owner's signature on the front free endpaper, and bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown. Front hinge is tender, scattered stains and soiling, a few small tears, thus good only. The very scarce first edition of this apocryphal account by George Phillips of his travels in North America, which includes a fabricated fifty-page description of his journey with Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Pacific, and return to Fort Mandan. Sabin 62456; Howes P305; Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition 4d.1. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Extracts Of Notes Taken In The Course Of A Tour On The Continent Of Europe, In The Years 1814 And 1815, Principally Relating to A Visit To The Island Of Elba, And A Conversation Held With Napoleon Bonaparte , During His Residence There [FIRST EDITION DATED 1822]

      Sold By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown;- Printed And Published By J. Heard, Truro, And May Be Had Of All Other Booksellers, U.K, 1822. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Anonymous but Copac show it as by John Henry Vivian (9 August 1785-10 February 1855), a Welsh industrialist and politician of Cornish extraction. Undated but Copac show it as 1822 and there is no reason to assume this is anything other than a first edition. vi, 58 pages, size 8.25 inches tall by 5.25 inches. Book - Rebound in modern binding, brown cloth and paper label. Contents, possible free front end paper missing, light marking to a few pages and some creasing to page 39/40 otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. A RARE Title. Size: 8.25 inches tall by 5.25 inches. 58 pages. Rebound in modern binding, lovely, clean, bright cloth covered boards. 58 pages. Text clean, bright and tightly bound. Original free front end paper missing but new binding has new end papers. Previous owner's name in faint pencil to the title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 200 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History; Travel & Places. Inventory No: 004935.. This book is lighter than the average upon which international charges are based and so will be sent Airmail as standard.

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        [Tightrope dancers. Two etchings, hand colored.]

      (Le Bon Genre). [Tightrope dancers. Two etchings, hand colored.] Paris: Le Bon Genre, ca 1822. Etchings on paper, beautifully hand-colored. (Print size: each 10 1/2 x 14". Matted together, mat size 25 1/2" x 20"). Fine condition. These lovely etchings picture graceful high-wire performers in full costume dancing on either two or four "cordes". In one print "Le Incomparable Ravel," a guitar player on the tight rope accompanies a couple dancing. The marvelous prints from Le Bon Genre provide a vivid picture of the social life entertainments of early 19th century Paris. Provencance: Nureyev's collection (sold at Christies in 1994).

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        Hellas: a lyrical drama. FIRST EDITION.

      Charles & James Ollier. 1822 Half title trimmed at outer margin & carefully repaired. Uncut in later 19thC half dark green morocco. Booklabel of H. Harvey Frost. t.e.g. A very good & attractive copy.Wise pp.66-67.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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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!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, in Egypt and Nubia; and a journey to the coast of the Red Sea, in search of the Ancient Berenice, and another oasis of Jupiter Ammon

      London: John Murray , 1822 2 volumes, 8vo, 19th century half calf and marbled boards, spines tooled in gilt, illustrated with lithographed folding map of the course of the Nile, and folding plan of Temple of Jerusalem, [iii]-xxv, [1], 438; [iii]-x, 421, [1] pp. Rubbing to covers, paper peeling from boards in a couple of places, some marginal staining and foxing, bookplate; as is usually the case this set lacks atlas volume. Belzoni (1778-1823), sometimes known as The Great Belzoni, was an active explorer of Egyptian antiquities. On an expedition to Thebes he removed the ?colossal bust of Ramesses II? and sent it to the British Museum where it remains today. He also visited the temple of Edfu, was involved with the excavation of Seti I, and was the first to penetrate the second pyramid of Giza. He became ill during a trip to the Kingdom of Benin and died there, but another famous explorer, Richard Francis Burton, suggested he was murdered.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas D. Riccio Rare Books & Prints]
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        Ggeographical, Statistical, and Historical map of Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands

      Philadelphia 1822 - Size : 261x430 (mm), 10.25x16.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Reed Warbler

      London: J.H. Bohte, 1822. Handcoloured engraving, 289 x210mm, framed. The Reed Warbler is an interesting bird, found down Eastern Australia to Victoria and Tasmania, but coming and going mysteriously in the southern parts of its habitat. Besides being a migrant, the Reed Warbler, as its name indicates, is a merry and cheerful songster, not only by day but by night, its song being quite canary-like. The bird's habitat is the sedgy sides of rivers and reeds and rushes of swamps, you cannot always see the birds in such secluded areas, but their presence or arrival can always be ascertained by hearing their loud merry warbles.John Lewin was Australia's first professional artist, he arrived in the colony in 1800 and established himself as the first natural history artist. He is best remembered through the superb books he published on Australian ornithology and entomology.As the catalogue of the Wettenhall Library pointed out, "The bibliographical and historical importance of Lewin has been emphasised in recent years, but Lewin the naturalist has been somewhat neglected. Although his illustrations are in the style of the eighteenth century and predate the draughtsmanship, finesse and varied palette developed by the great nineteenth-century illustrators such as Lear, Wolf and Keulemans, they are highly competent and show the mind of an excellent observer. Lewin's birds are correct; the feather detail, legs, particularly the positioning of the toes, posture of the bird, the understanding of male and female plumage, the interactions between male and female (in four plates the male is singing and displaying to the female) are accurate and show a keen observer at work. The other important detail in Lewin's illustrations are the plants: they demonstrate an observer who is familiar with his subject's habitat and life-history."After Lewin's death in 1819, his widow Anna returned to England, where she set about producing a new edition of her husband's beautiful book, adding an extra eight plates for the new edition, this plate being plate XVIII from Lewin's A Natural History of the Birds of New South Wales published in 1822.

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      [New York]. March 10, 1822.. [1]p. Docketed on verso. Quarto sheet. Old fold lines. Bottom third separated at fold. Minor wear. Good plus. A remarkable document written by American artist John Trumbull, utilizing his original painting of "The Declaration of Independence" as collateral to secure a loan from the Bank of New York. This document, addressed to Charles Wilkes as the cashier of the Bank of New York, reads in part: "Now therefore, being desirous to Secure him as far as is in my power against loss by the uncertainty of Life & prosperity, I do hereby hypothecate & pledge to him the sd. Charles Wilkes the Senate painting of the declaration of Independence now in the hands of Mr. [Asher Brown] Durand the Engraver and also the Copper plate which He is engraving from the Same as collateral Security for any Sum which he may hazard by any accident befalling me. And this pledge shall remain in full force until all and every Note or Notes which He may have endorsed for me shall be paid & Cancelled." Trumbull is referring to his original painting of this famous event, which was begun in Paris at the suggestion of Thomas Jefferson. Trumbull was later commissioned by the Congress to paint a 12 by 18-foot version based on this original. This larger painting was sold to Congress in 1819, so it is almost certainly the original smaller version that remained in his possession (now at Yale University Art Gallery) that was being used as collateral for a loan. Hailed as the official painter of the Revolution, Trumbull studied painting and art in England and France. The youngest son of the governor of Connecticut, the elder John Trumbull very much wanted his son to go into law. Trumbull did study the law, but gladly joined the fight against the British when the Revolution broke out. He eventually served as Washington's second aide-de-camp, having been brought to the General's attention through some very accurate drawings he had made of British gun emplacements. He rose to the rank of colonel as a deputy adjutant-general, but resigned the commission he finally received because it was dated three months late, a slight his honor could not tolerate. He refused to return to the law, finding it distasteful, and chose instead to pursue his true passion, art, against his family's wishes. Though he was never wealthy in this pursuit, he did achieve a certain amount of success in his own lifetime. Among his most famous works are those commissioned in 1817 by Congress to adorn the Capitol building: "The Surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga," "The Surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown," "The Declaration of Independence," and "The Resignation of General Washington." Charles Wilkes (1764-1833) was promoted to president of the Bank of New York in 1825, a position he held until his retirement in 1832. Engraver Asher B. Durand (1796- 1886) made his name with his 1823 engraving of Trumbull's Declaration. He turned to painting in the 1830s and helped to found the Hudson River School movement. The original "Declaration of Independence," redeemed from loan, was later part of of Trumbull's founding gift to the Yale University Art Gallery.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Liberal. Verse and Prose from the South

      London: Printed by and for John Hunt, 1822-23 - Contains the first appearances of Shelley's 'song written for an Indian Air," and "May-Day Night," Byron's "The Vision of Judgment," "Heaven and Earth," "The Blues, a Literary Ecologue" and Byron's translation of the first canto of Pulci's "Morgante Maggiore." There are also pieces by Hazlitt, Hunt and others of the romantic poets. The Hunt brothers had solicited Byron's assistance to attract subscribers, and he had lent his name to the venture, named the magazine "The Liberal" and supplied contributions out of sympathy for their financial condition. But, by February 1823 Byron had had enough: " as long as I thought 'the Liberal' could be of service to him and to his brother-I was happy to conduce to it- though I opposed it from the beginning- knowing how it would end-but that as it answers little to them- and is highly injurious to me in every way-I wish to retire from it" (letter to Kennaid, 27 Feb. 1823) The first number of "The Liberal" (October 15, 1822) was severely attacked because of Byron's "Vision of Judgment" which satirized Southey's "A Vision of Judgment," made mockery of George III's meeting with the tribunal of Heaven and derided the Poet Laureate's reputation. Southey's work had included an attack on Byron referring to him as the leader of the 'satanic School" in the preface. Byron had warned John Hunt, "to pause-or erase passages likely to be obnoxious" (letter to Kinnaird 30 October 1822) obviously without effect (BYRON, LORD) First edition, first issue with the four separate content leaves and one for each volume inserted instead and the 11 line errata. 2 vols., 8vo. Frontispieces (offset onto titles). The four issues, all issued, bound in two volumes. Quarter contemporary red morocco and matching boards. Some wear to joints, light browning of text, Very hasndsome set. Randolph p. 76; Wise "Byron" II, pp. 37-9; Brewer pp. 110- 114 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Album amicorum in de vorm van een marokijnen omslag met losse blaadjes, 1820-1834, van Lucia Sophia de Wolff (Sophie), wonende (in 1825) te Den Helder, met 20 bijdragen, waaronder tekeningen, kalligrafie en borduurwerkjes.

      "De bijdragen uit 1822-1824 zijn geschreven te Den Helder (Schuyt en W.F.A.L.Clifford Kocq van Breugel geb. De Wolff); uit 1825 geschreven te Kampen (Von Bülow, G.E. Sels), Elburg (S.A. Freudenberg) en Leiden (J.Willinck geb. Van Ingen); uit 1827 en 1828 wederom te Den Helder (onleesbaar en J.J. le Brun); uit 1834 te Elburg (D.A. Camerling Helmolt) en uit 1836 te Haarlem (C. von Römer Sr). Voorts bijdragen van haar broer Maurits de Wolff, van J.G.C. de Wolff uit Den Helder. Verder nog van J. von Römer Nissaeus. Hierbij een aantal losse bijlagen, zoals een 25-tal potloodtekeningetjes uit 1820-1824, getekend vR[ömer?]; een aantal schetsboekblaadjes getekend L(?).R.von Römer (o.a. Loosdrechtseweg); gedroogde bloemen met aant. dat deze van graven van ouders en kinderen op Terschelling geplukt zijn in 1843 en 1844 (d.d. Elburg 1844, Sophie); briefje van moeder J. von Römer-v. Nissaeus (?) d.d. Elburg 1844. Brief d.d. Warschau 1908 geadresseerd aan J.F.E. von Römer, Loosdrechtseweg 60, Hilversum); Wens d.d. Vught oktober 1883 van man en kinderen; Gedicht voor Sophie, getekend J. Römer 1829; "Fuhrungs attest" d.d. Kiel 1896 voor de huzaar F.J.F. von Römer en tenslotte nog enkele blaadjes uit een (ander ?) album amicorum van Sophie, getekend door A.C.C. de Maeght, W.A.H. Ouwens (1834), L. de Maeght (1833); P.G. ter Ganswijk; J.F.A. van Vliedt (1833), C. Bruijns, K.v.R.; J.J. de Rooij (1834) en H.F.C. ten Kate.".AA039/M7421

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Architectural Antiquities of Normandy (2 volume set)

      John and Arthur Arch 1822 - 2 volumes. A handsome set. 3/4 armorial calf binding, gilt ruled over marbled boards. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Minor rubbing to extremities. 101 plates. Collated. v, [3], 58, [2] ; [2], 59 -125, [7] pages. Marbled end pages. Clean, unmarked pages. Lovely illustrations throughout. Provenance: Sarah Sophia Child on front pastedowns and ink presentation inscriptions to the Countess of Jersey from Sir Fred Trench, 1838. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        The Whole Works of Adam Smith, LL. D. A New Edition with a Life of the Author (complete in five volumes including An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations)

      London: Printed for J. Richardson and Co.; Thomas Tegg; et al., 1822. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. These five books are clean, tight, square with good corners and internally unmarked. They are lightly rubbed at the edges and have some rare surface soil. An early signature in vol I is a bit loose and extends beyond the page edges. They have gray/green end papers and have 432, 336, 348, 312 (plus index), 201, bright clear pages with marbled edges all around. They are bound in tan leather with gilt designs on the edges of the boards. The spines have four raised bands with gilt designs in three of the panels, gilt titles on a red background on another and gilt volume number on a dark blue background on the final panel. Shortly after publication, they belonged to Alfred Markwick and he signed a front fly leaf in each book on Oct. 26, 1827. Later in the nineteenth century they become the property of Samuel Hoar of Concord, MA and his book plate is on each of the front paste downs. This is a great looking set of these seminal works. The mirror image of this set sold in 2008 for $7,500.

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        Passeport maritime signé

      - GRANT Ulysses S., né Hiram Ulysses Grant (1822-1885), général et président des États-Unis. Passeport maritime signé. Washington, 25 septembre 1871. 1 p. A5 (52 x 41 cm), oblong. Avec sceau des États-Unis et de New Bedford. En anglais. Pièce encadrée. Le Président sollicite auprès des autorités étrangères le libre passage pour le navire américain Josephine. Ce dernier, en provenance de New Bedford, est un baleinier commandé par le Capitaine George F. Long. Le document est contresigné par Hamilton Fish (secrétaire d¿Etat), J.A.P. Allen et James Taylor percepteurs de New Bedford. Belle et rare pièce !

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        De Vita Caroli Magni et Rolandi Historia

      Josephum Molini, Florentiae 1822 - First edition. 154pp, folding illustration. Contemporary half polished calf and marbled papercovered boards. Original extra-gilt spine laid down. Foxing, edgewear to the corners of the boards, a good or better copy. A pseudo-history of the life of Charlemagne and Roland, a 12th century chronicle of legendary material about Charlemagne's alleged conquest of Spain supposedly written by Charlemagne's contemporary Turpin, the Archbishop of Reims, but found out as a forgery in the Renaissance. The work was extremely popular, and served as a major source of material on Charlemagne in chronicles, fiction and iconography throughout Medieval Europe. Matthew Arnold's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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 - With an advertisement at front by William Hooker 202 Water, corner of Fulton and Water-street, New York (Old Esatblished Stand ) , dated March, 1822 Tenth edition, first issue with ads dated march, 1822 and with new plate added to this edition "Isles of Shoals.". 8vo. 18 Engravings. xvi, 497, [8, ads] pp not conforming to Campbell who has a collation of xvi, 495, [7] pp. Original tree calf, red leather label. Bookplate of James Frothingham Hunnewell and signature of his antecedent James Hunnewell, 1826. Plates foxed, esle fine. Campbell The American Coast Pilot, no. 10, first issue [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Topographie de tous les vignobles connus. 2e édition, corrigée et augmentée.

      - Paris, Huzard, Bachelier, Colas, 1822. In-8, LXII-580 p., reliure d'époque, demi-basane tabac, pièce de titre (rousseurs, mors fendus mais solides). Précédé d'une notice sur les vins anciens, et suivi d'une classification générale des vins, par l'auteur du Manuel du sommelier et pionnier de l'oenologie moderne. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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

      Paris : Amyot, 1822-1824, 1822, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formGood 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.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; 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.

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        Switzerland; Or, A Journal of a Tour and Residence in that Country, in the Years 1817, 1818, and 1819: Followed by A Historical Sketch on the Manners and Customs of Ancient and Modern Helvetia, in Which the Events of our Own Time are Fully Detailed; together with the causes to which they may be referred. In 2 volumes.

      London, John Murray, (I: London, prinrted by William Clowes / II: London, Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars), 1822,. lg. in-8vo, VII (+ 1) + 588 p. + 1 folding double-plate (with 4 figures of wrestlers) / 4 leaves + 580 p., hw. name of former owner on title 'J. D. Campbell June 1822', contemporary h.-leather with corners, spine on 5 bands. Green morocco titlepiece & brown morocco - volumepiece on spine.. First English edition. Fine fresh copy without any stains, fine contemporary binding signed 'David Bryce Glasgow'. Among the first Frenchmen to tread the soil of Switzerland after the downfall of the Empire was Louis Simond, who had travelled in England. Simond had good fortune to be shown over the Linth canalisation works by none other than Escher von der Linth himself, and also of hearing an account by this distinguished man, at a meeting of scientists at Lausanne, of the disastrous flood of 1818 in the 'Val de Bagne'.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. de Beer, Alpos and Men, p. 89; Perret 4062; Waeber 60 (nennt falsch: London 1823 und 2. Aufl. 1833).

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        Scenes in America, for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-at-Home Travellers.

      London: J. Harris and Son 1822 - Second edition, 12mo, viii, 120, (iv advertisement) pp. Hand coloured folding frontispiece map of north and south America, title vignette, and 84 hand coloured engravings, three to a leaf, contemporary inscription to fly leaf. Original printed boards, corners a little worn, recently rebacked in maroon calf, black label. Osborne I p190. Sabin 94469.

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        The Life of Ali Pacha, of Janina, Vizier of Epirus, surnamed Aslan, or the Lion: from various authentic documents. [A translation of A. de Beauchamp’s "Vie d’Ali Pacha" with additions.]

      printed for Lupton Relfe,, London: 1822 - vii,(1), 320pp, with a portrait frontis. Lacks half-title. Staining to frontis and title page. Contents otherwise in very good order with very occasional minor foxing. All edges with 19thC marbling. In new green Victorian cloth, spine ruled in gilt and black letterpiece lettered in gilt. Very nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TRIAL OF LIEUTENANT JOEL ABBOT BY THE GENERAL NAVAL COURT MARTIAL, Holden on Board the U.S. Ship Indepencences at the Navy Yard Charlestown, Mass. on Allegations Made Against Him

      Russell & Gardner, Boston:1822 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 40% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** Capt. Isaac Hull, who commanded the U.S.S. Constitution under fire, during the War of 1812, was later accused of financial irregularities while serving as Commander of the Boston Navy Yard. His accuser, lieut. Joel Abbott was charged with libel by C apt. David Porter. (Capt. Porter had been sent by the U.S. Navy to investigate the allegations against Hull. In the course of his investigations, Porter realized that Hull was innocent of the charges and moved forward with a libel suit against Abbot t.) Abbott was, in fact, found guilty of defaming Hull's character and was suspended from service for two years. A scarce account in original paper covered boards with pages untrimed.A very nice copy showing only minor wear to corners and slight st aining to covers.[Sabin 96807] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        French Scenery From Drawings Made in 1819.

      Rodwell & Martin, London 1822 - First Edition. Contemporary full morocco intricately stamped in gilt on the covers and spine, a. e. g., (135) pp., engraved title page, 64 full-page plates and 1 full-page engraved vignette. The plates depict architectural and landscape scenes and are accompanied by descriptions in both English and French. Occasional light foxing throughout, minor shelf wear to the covers, otherwise a beautiful copy in very good condition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sale Catalogues. A bound volume of 8 auction sale catalogues, as under, including that of Fonthill Abbey 1822; Sir William Stirling, 105 Pall Mall, 1826; M.M. Zachary, Italian, Dutch & Flemish Paintings,1828; & Lord Berwick's Attingham Hall, 1827

      Robins, Christie, Phillips, & other auctioneers, 1822-32. The volume, small 4to, contemporary half crimson calf, the spine gilt lettered direct "Fonthill Abbey, Attingham Hall and other Catalogues of Rare Effects"; marbled boards; very good. The volume compiled by John Weller of Chichester whose name is inscribed at front and on the individual titles. The volume comprises:1). Magnificent Effects at Fonthill Abbey, Wilts. To be sold by Auction by Mr. Christie, on the premises on Tuesday, October 1, 1822, and nine following days. 95-pages. (1,012 lots).2). Genuine Household Furniture; numerous Costly, Scarce, and Valuable Italian Bronzes, Very Rare and Bold Specimens...a Valuable Library of Choice Books....Paintings, Portraits, Drawings, Prints, Elegant Fashionable Services of Gilt & other Plate, Nine Thousand Ounces; and Splendid Effects.... Cellars of Peculiar Fine-Flavoured Old Wines, Six Hundred Dozen, Selected with considerable Judgement, and at very great Expense....which will be sold by Mr. Robins by order of Sir Walter Stirling, Bart. at the Mansion, No. 105, Pall Mall, on Wednesday, 12th July 1826 [ and the following 7 days]. 98-pages. (1,349 lots of which 214 comprised the library).3). The Splendid Pictures of M. M. Zachary, Esq. of the Adelphi Terrace. A Catalogue of the Genuine Collection of Original and Splendid Italian, Dutch and Flemish Paintings, the Entire Property of M. M. Zachary, Esq.......which will be Sold by Auction by Mr. Phillips at his Great Rooms, No. 73, New Bond Street on Saturday, 31st of May, 1828. 18-pages (61 lots including works by Cuyp, Holbein, Teniers, Rembrandt etc. with prices realized in pencil).4). Attingham Hall near Shrewsbury, in the County of Salop. By Order of the Right Honourable Lord Berwick. Superb Furniture; Costly Service of Silver and Gilt Plate; Cellars of Fine Old Wines, Valuable Library of Books, Fine Paintings, and Sculptures in Marble,.....Curious and Unique Manuscripts on Vellum,......Which will be Sold by Auction by Mr. Robins at the Magnificent Mansion ...on Monday the 30th July, 1827, and Fifteen following Days. 203-pages (2,690 lots of which 218 comprised the library).5). A Catalogue of a Choice Collection of Cabinet Pictures, Principally of the Dutch and Flemish Schools. Selected with considerable taste and judgement by a Gentleman during his Travels on the Continent, worthy the attention of the Connoisseur and Collector; among other rare specimens will be found: a Pair of Beautiful Interiors, by Slingeland; exterior of a Flemish Cabaret, D. Teniers.... The Temptation of St. Anthony, Crasbeck; etc. Also, by the folowing Masters, viz........Which will be Sold by Mr. Williams at the Auction Mart, Bartholomew Lane, on Friday, the 17th of February, 1832. 8-pages (81 lots).6). A Catalogue of a Very Valuable and Highly Interesting Assemblage of Drawings, by the Most Celebrated Modern Artists, in Water Colours, comprising capital specimens of Gainsborough, Hoppner, Sir T. Lawrence, Girtin, Prout.....Which will be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Christie & Manson, at their Great Room, 8 King Street on Thursday, February 9th, 1832 and the following day. 16-pages (153 lots with some prices realized in pencil, e.g Turner - a landscape and figures, an early drawing, 13/-).7). 17 Trinity Square, Tower Hill. Superb Furniture, Chimney and Pier Glasses, Cabinet of Rare Minerals, Chinese and Articles of Fancy, Brilliant-toned & Magnificent Grand Piano-Forte, 1000 Ounces of Plate.....Indian and Worcester Services of China....Encyclopaedia Londinensis and other books, Pictures & Prints,......Which will be Sold by Auction by Stevens and Brenchley, on the premises on Tuesday, the 7th February, 1832 and the Three following Days. 28-pages (514 lots).8). The late Marquess of Londonderry's Wines. A Catalogue of the Wines and Liqueurs in the Cellars in St. James's Square. To be Sold by Auction by Winstanley & Sons, at the Mart, opposite the Bank of England on Friday, 20th March, 1829. 16-pages (230 lots).

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        Maison de paysan près d'Unterseen

      Svizzera 1822 - Bella veduta di un caratteristico chalet della Svizzera interna, animato da personaggi ed animali mm 278x192

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        Zoological Illustrations, or original figures and descriptions of New, Rare, or Interesting Animals, selected chiefly from the classes of Ornithology, Entomology, and Conchology: Volume III.

      - London, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1822-1823. 8vo (230 x 145mm). With 63 beautifully handcoloured lithographed plates. Recent half green morocco, richly gilt decorated spine The 'Zoological Illustrations' was published in 6 vols. from 1820-1833. Of the 63 fine plates of the third volume 26 show birds, 8 insects and 29 shells. One of the earliest natural history works to be produced by means of lithography in England. Swainson is considered one of the best zoological artists of his time. "The authors of those books were clearly as much seduced by colour as were the book buyers. And in the context of the period, this is scarcely surprising. The world of nature can never before have seemed so colourful: from all parts of the globe came a seemingly endless succession of animals ." (Dance, The Art of Natural History p. 112). Many new or very rare species are described and depicted for the first time.Nissen IVB, 911; Dance 305. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essai d'une nouvelle m?thode de fortification r?guli?re pour la d?fense des grandes places de guerre d'un diam?tre de neuf cents toises et au-dessus.

      Imprimerie de Jules Didot, L'Ain?., 1822, Cuir, Book Condition: Tr?s Bonne Condition, Premi?re ?ditionSize: 21cm x 26,5cm, Sans lieu [Imprimerie de Jules Didot, l'a?n? ? Paris], 1822, 4?, [4p] - 67 pages - [1p, Table], 5 grandes planches d?pliantes, plein veau marbr? de l'?poque, dos ? 5 nerfs orn? de roulettes et fleurons dor?s, roulettes dor?es d'encadrement sur les plats, roulette dor?e sur les coupes et les contreplats, gardes en papier marbr?. Reliure us?e sur les coins, autrement en bonne condition. D?chirure restaur?e de fa?on professionnelle ? la planche IV (voir photo). Quelques rousseurs ?parses, sceau de biblioth?que sur la page titre, autrement les pages int?rieures et les planches sont en tr?s bonne condition. Edition originale de cet ouvrage qui n'a pas ?t? mis dans le commerce (Brunet, I, 118). Une autre ?dition fut publi?e ? Vienne en 1824. TR?S RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST, Livre

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        Que he o Codigo Civil?

      Antonio Rodrigues Galhardo, Lisboa 1822 - IX, [1], 197, 156, VIII, (2 grav. desd.) : 21 cm : Enc. Bom exemplar. Encadernação coeva meia inglesa. Primeira edição, pouco vulgar. Innocêncio VII, 427.

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      - Paris, "Quai Voltaire N°7", 27.XI.1822. 1 Seite gr.-4°. Mit Siegelspur und Adresse (mot Poststempel). Adressblatt mit schmalen Falzresten. Frederick Albert Winsor (ursprünglich Friedrich Albrecht Winzer, * Braunschweig 1763, ? Paris 1830), Pionier der Gastechnik, unternahm, 1804 mit einem Privileg König Georgs III. von England ausgestattet, die ersten Versuche in Europa zur Straßenbeleuchtung mit Gas. - An Monsieur de Berat, "President du Conseil de Salubrité" in Paris, den er um Befürwortung des ihm sehr am Herzen liegenden Projekts einer Gasbeleuchtung für Paris bittet. Die ausgearbeiteten Pläne habe er dem Adressaten bereits am 4. November zugestellt; Einwände könne es kaum geben in Anbetracht seiner erfolgreichen Beleuchtung der Place St. Michel, die seit ihrer Einführung vor zweieinhalb Jahren den Anwohnern keinen Anlass zur Klage gegeben habe. - - ". M'étant presenté deuxfois à Votre Hotel, sans avoir eu l'honneur de Vous recontrer, je prends la liberté, à Vous faire observer, que j'ai apris à la Prefecture de Police, que Vous etiez nanti depuis le 4 Novbr. d'un objet qui me concerne et dont j'ai fort à cour, le developpement ulterieur et dont les pieces Vous ont été referées. - - J'ose esperer, que ni le Terrain en question, ni l'établissement des Usines d'Eclairage par le Gaz, peuvent plus fournir matière d'objection, vu, leur augmentation depuis que j'ai établit le premier Atelier d'Eclairage en l'Eglise de St. Louis au Jardin du Luxembourg, derrière la place de St. Michel - et dont les habitans ne sont jamais plaint pendant les deux ans et demi, que j'ai eclairé ce quartier. - - Ainsi, j'attends de Votre complaisance un rapport favorable à mes voux e à celui, de la verité ." - - In der Unterschrift weist Winsor auf sein von König Ludwig XVIII. verliehenes Privileg hin: "F A Winsor / brevêté par S. M. pour l'Eclairage par le gaz carbonné depuis 1815". - - Briefe dieses bedeutenden Ingenieurs, dessen Pionierleistungen von ökonomischen Misserfolgen überschattet wurden, sind äußerst selten im Handel, zumal solche, die seine lebenslange Leidenschaft zum Gegenstand haben.

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        Dissertatio Inauguralis Physiologica sistens Commentarii de Phoronomia Animalium. Decano et Promotore A.Fr.Jos. Carolo Mayer.

      . Bonnae, Typis C.F. Thormanni, Decembris 1822, Kl.4°, 44 pp., 1 Bl., 1 gefalt. lith. Tafel., OBrosch; leicht wasserfleckig!. Extrem Selten! - - Johannes Müller (1801-1858) zu Coblenz als Sohn eines Schuhmachers geboren, war schon als Knabe ungewöhnlich veranlagt und von dem derzeitigen Leiter der Schulen in den Rheinlanden, dem späteren vortragenden Rat im preuss. Unterrichtsministerium Joh.Schulze auf alle Weise gefördert, studierte seit 1819 und promovierte 1822 in Bonn. - Zum Zweck der Ablegung des med. Staatsexamen begab er sich dann nach Berlin und trat hier während eines 1 1/2 jährigen Aufenthaltes zu RUDOLPHI in nähere Beziehungen, was für Müller's Ausbildung von wohlthätigem Einfluss insofern war, als Müller nach eigenem Geständnis von Rudolphi der naturphilosophischen Richtung entfremdet und der unbefangenen Naturbetrachtung, speziell den anatomischen Studien, zugeführt wurde. Nach seiner Rückkehr aus Berlin habilitierte Müller sich 1824 in Bonn als Privatdozent, wurde 1826 a.o., 1830 ord. Prof. und 1833 als ord. Prof. der Anatomie und Physiologie, sowie als Direktor des anatomischen Theaters und anatomischen-zootomischen Museums an Rudolphi's Stelle nach Berlin berufen. Hier wirkte er als eine der Zierden der Berliner Fakultät und Universität bis zu seinem 28.April 1858 plötzlich an Herzleiden erfolgten Tode. - Müller wird zu Recht als glorreiches Haupt und anerkannter Führer einer biologischen Schule verehrt. Als Forscher und Lehrer vielseitig und bahnbrechend wie selten jemand, hat er in beiden Beziehungen namentlich auf den Gebieten der vergleichenden Anatomie und Physiologie eine geradezu überwältigende Tätigkeit entwickelt und diese Disziplinen mit zahllosen Neuerungen bereichert.-cf.Pagel - - Erste und einzige Ausgabe der extrem seltenen Dissertation von Johannes Müller. - "Die Bewegungsstudien an Gliedertieren, die der Einjährig-Freiwillige drei Jahre vorher an der Koblenzer Kasernenmauer begonnen hatte, fanden also eine Fortsetzung. Die im Isis-Aufsatz (seine erste Publikation) mitgeteilten Gedanken und Beobachtungen wurden noch erheblich vermehrt und dann von Müller als Inaugural-Dissertation unter dem Titel "De Phoronomia Animalium" (deutsch etwa: "Bewegungsgesetze im Tierreich") bei der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Bonn eingereicht. Das Grundprinzip vergleichender Physiologie wird bereits hier angewandt: ein und dieselbe Funktion, hier die Bewegung, wird bei Tieren der verschiedensten systematischen Zugehörigkeit untersucht und in Vergleich gebracht. Viele von Müller mitgeteilte Einzelbeobachtungen sind wertvoll und wurden von ihm später in sein "Handbuch der Physiologie" aufgenommen." - "So wird das Leben in der Bewegung gedeutet als eine "organische Säule"; die Pole sind Bewegung und Streckung, oder die Kreisbewegung und die Bewegung in der Längenform: - beide auseinandergerissene Hälften der parabolischen Linie, auf welcher das Leben spielt"." - "Nun - wenige Jahre später hätte Müller diese Sätze nicht mehr geschrieben, und es ist zu glauben, was Du Bois-Reymond mitteilt: "Mit solchem Ingrimm blickte Müller nachmals auf diese Verirrungen zurück, daß er selber dieser Arbeiten nie wieder gedachte, und jedes Exemplar, dessen er habhaft werden konnte, a u f k a u f t e und v e r b r a n n t e"." - G. Koller, Johannes Müller, 1958, S.32-34 - "Unter seinen Thesen verteidigt er u.a. die Auffassung:"Psychologus nemo, nisi physiologus". Das ist ein Gegenstand, den er auch später hin oft behandelt hat." - Später in "Berlin wird Müller für immer von seiner Neigung zur romantischen Interpretation der Natur geheilt, ohne daß er den Wert einer philosophischen Betrachtung der Natur je geleugnet, noch für überflüssig erklärt hätte. Ganz im Gegenteil, er hat es immer wieder ausgesprochen, daß es keine sinnvolle naturwissenschaftliche Forschung gibt ohne die Einordnung des Erfahrenen in das nur gedanklich zu erfassende und zu erweiternde Gesamtbild der Natur." siehe ausführlich - K.E. Rothschuh, Geschichte der Physiologie, 1953, pp.112-118

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        Napoléon et la Grande Armée, précédé d'une introduction historique sur l'origine et les principaux événements de la Révolution , Par un ancien oficier supérieur.

      Paris, DALIBON, 1822 - 2 vol. in-8, LXXXVIII + 400 p . 441 p. 1 gravure en Frontispice du Tome I.Reliés demi-basane fauve. Mors légèrement fendus. Intérieur en parfait état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wahrheit und Irrthum in Pestalozzi's Lebensschicksalen, durch Thatsachen dargelegt [.].

      Iferten, ohne Drucker, Juli 1822. - VII, (1), 139, (1) SS. Etwas späterer Halbleinenband. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe der Schrift des aus dem Bregenzerwald stammenden Pädagogen (1785-1851) über seinen großen Lehrer, mit dem gemeinsam er bis 1825 die berühmte Lehrerbildungsanstalt in Yverdon leitete. - Sehr selten, in der ÖNB nur auf Mikrofilm. Zuletzt 1977 auf einer dt. Auktion (dieses Exemplar, Katalogausschnitt beiliegend). Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. Aus der Bibliothek des Vorarlberger Rechtsanwalts Dr. Karl J. Steger mit dessen gest. Exlibris (Ranzoni [sculpsit] 1950) im vorderen Innendeckel. Nicht in Goedeke u. bei Kosch. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Fossils of the South Downs; Or Illustrations of the Geology of Sussex

      London: Lupton Relfe, 1822.. First edition, 4to, (xvi), 327, (1 advertisement) pp. 41 plates, 2 folding and 4 hand coloured plus a hand coloured geological map, some mostly light foxing, bookplate of the Earl of Enniskillen. Contemporary half calf, marbled sides, gilt banded and blind stamped spine with a maroon label, recent expert restoration to the top of the spine and joints. "...Mantell's first and in some respects most important book... a systematic description, by stratum, of the Secondary and Tertiary formations of Sussex. Mantell also described and illustrates the fossils to be found in each stratum. Seventy-six of these fossils, new to science, were here named by him for his scientific friends... he was able to note... a number of fossil plants, shells, and fishes, together with some extremely curious vertebrae, teeth, and bones of unknown but obviously gigantic reptiles. As time would reveal, these... included both Megalosaurus and Iguanadon" (Dean). William Cole, 3rd Earl of Enniskillen, was a keen palaeontologist and from a young age put together a large collection of fossil fish housed at the family seat Florence Court, often travelling in search of new specimens with his friend, the great fossil collector, Sir Philip de Malpas Grey-Egerton. Both naturalists' collections were later acquired by what became the Natural History Museum at South Kensington. A contemporary of Mantell, the latter's journal entry for 15th June 1842 records a Geological Society meeting where he "Gossiped with Dr. Buckland, Grant, Lord Enniskillen, Sir P.G. Egerton, Mr. Greenough, Murchison... etc." Dean 40.

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        THE BRITISH POETS. Including Translations. In One Hundred Volumes.

      Chiswick 1822 - 100 volumes 6 1/2 x 4 inches - Complete. HANDSOMELY LEATHER BOUND IN HALF PERIOD PLAIN GREEN CALF OVER MARBLED BOARDS. All boards and head caps sound. Illustrated with numerous engraved portraits. A rare long set covering poetry from Chaucer to Lucan including the major Greek poets. The set stretches to approximately 6 foot in length. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Symptoms of Being Amused

      London: Thomas McLean, 1822. First edition. Half Morocco over Marbled Boards. Very Good . Oblong, 14 by 9.5 inches, 34 by 24.5 cm. With 42 comical Alken hand-colored plates (including title page), all watermarked 1822 Thomas McLean. These measure pictorially, not counting margins, 10.5 by 8 inches. Tooley 57. Each plate contains several designs and accompanying captions, sometimes, but always, related to the other illustrations on the same page. Yet regardless of this, the format does create a liveliness on the page and contributes to the inimitable sense of movement so essential to Alken's art. With also an one page preface. Being Alken, many of the illustrations are of equine and/or sporting interest, and the lampooning is fundamentally visual. Sympathetically rebacked with half red morocco over marbled boards. The binding does have some shelfwear and worn corners. The leather, nonetheless, remains healthy.Binding is tight. There is a fair amount of finger soiling in the margins, and a few minor, now repaired, closed tears. Color throughout is bright.Plus

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        O Mudo de Pernambuco, ou Gervazio em Lisboa.

      [Colophon] Lisbon, Na Officina que foi de Lino da Silva Godinho, 1822. - Caption title. "M" in "Mudo" of title printed right side up. 8 pp. 4°, disbound. In very good condition. Old ink foliation, "217-224" in upper outer corners. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION, with the caption title apparently in its second state. Two sonnets and a 45-stanza poem directed against Gervasio Pires Ferreira, who was derisively known in Lisbon as the "the Mute of Pernambuco." These poems were printed while Gervasio Pires Ferreira was being held prisoner in Lisbon after the failure of the Junta in 1822. The nickname "the Mute of Pernambuco" originated in the loss of speech that he experienced after he was sent to a prison in Bahia for participating in the revolution of 1817. Gervasio Pires Ferreira was elected president of the assembly of Pernambuco in 1821, after which he regained his power of speech. ---- Borba de Moraes (1983), II, 601. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books, 822/37 (giving the title as @O mundo de Pernambuco, almost surely a typo). Rodrigues 767. Not in Innocêncio or Fonseca, @Pseudónimos. Not in Tancredo de Barros Paiva. OCLC: 82634428 (John Carter Brown Library). Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, without any mention of the variant states of the caption title. Copac repeats British Library (which according to OCLC is the earlier state of the caption title. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Impressive 19th century nautical archive featuring a merchant vessel captain's correspondence, a period telescope, binnacle case, an artfully carved scrimshaw whale's tooth, and a painting of a clipper ship

      various "Archive of material including four letters to and from Capt. Joseph Mayhew (1822-1910), a merchant mariner based in southern New Jersey involved in trade along the Atlantic seaboard, with three tintype photographs including a sixth plate image of a young man and two smaller tintypes The letters and photographs are offered together with a scrimshaw whale's tooth bearing Mayhew's name (5"" x 2.5"" x 1""), a mid-19th Century telescoping spyglass (44"" x 3"") with original leather and cloth case baring an engraved dedication on the side of the glass to: ""Capt. J. Mayhew From the Seaman's Rights Ass.""; a large brass binnacle case (13"" high and 12"" approx. diameter) with an intact glass window; and a painting of a clipper ship (21"" x 24"") on a frame-backed canvas, adorned at the margin with a braided rope. Together, eight pieces in overall very good condition. Few details are known about Mayhew's life, which makes these few surviving letters all the more important. The archive in"

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        De Vita Caroli Magni et Rolandi Historia

      Florentiae: Josephum Molini. 1822. First. First edition. 154pp, folding illustration. Contemporary half polished calf and marbled papercovered boards. Original extra-gilt spine laid down. Foxing, edgewear to the corners of the boards, a good or better copy. A pseudo-history of the life of Charlemagne and Roland, a 12th century chronicle of legendary material about Charlemagne's alleged conquest of Spain supposedly written by Charlemagne's contemporary Turpin, the Archbishop of Reims, but found out as a forgery in the Renaissance. The work was extremely popular, and served as a major source of material on Charlemagne in chronicles, fiction and iconography throughout Medieval Europe. Matthew Arnold's copy with his bookplate on the front pastedown. .

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        Life in Paris; Rambles, Sprees, and Amours, of Dick Wildfire, of Corinthian Celebrity, and His Bang-up Companion, Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton;

      London: John Fairburn, 1822. First Edition. Three Quarters Leather. Very Good. Cruikshank, George. 8vo - over 7¾. Book. xxiv + 489 pp., 21 colored plates, and 22 wood engravings. Some wear to leather. Binding tight. Pages and plates generally clean, with sporadic soilage. Toned.

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        History, Directory & Gazetteer of the County of York. With Select Lists of the Merchants & Traders of London, and the Principal Commercial and Manufacturing Towns of England, and a Variety of Other Commercial Information. Also a Copious List of the Seats

      Leeds: Edward Baines, at the Leeds Mercury Office. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new endpapers and decorated boards. Contents tight with minimal foxing. 1822. [First Edition]. Quarter leather decorated boards. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). xii, 654pp, cxliv; 654pp. The maps and plans advertised by the publisher were in fact issued as a separate volume. Even without them, this remains an exceptional set. .

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        The Correspondence and Documents Relating to the Proposals for Five Millions of Five Per Cent Stock of the United States created under the Act of Congress of the 3d of March, 1821

      Clark & Raser, Printers, Philadelphia 1822 - First edition. Unprinted stitched wrappers. 20pp. Modest wear to the extremities, very good or better. Correspondence related to the loan, with letters from Monroe, Crawford, Biddle, etc. Ownership signature of Samuel Eddy ("Sam'l Eddy") on title page. Eddy was Congressman from Rhode Island from 1819 until 1825, and later Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. *OCLC* locates eleven copies, none west of the Mississippi. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Index plantarum Succulentarum in Horto Dyckensi cultae...

      Aachen, Beaufort, 1822. 8vo (203 x 130mm). pp. (ii), 60; a fine copy in original wrappers. Pritzel 8010; not in TL2, not in NUC.

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        The Modern art of Fencing agreeably to the practice of the most eminent masters in Europe. Carefully revised and augmented with a technical glossary, etc. By J.S. Forsyth

      First edition, 12mo, 14cm, pp.xxxi[1],240, 22 hand-coloured engraved plates, London: Printed for Samuel Leigh, 1822 - Original full burgundy morocco, titled in gilt and blocked in gilt on the upper board with a pair of fencers. Spine rebacked. A very good copy, scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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