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      GAUTHIER FRERES et CIE 1822 - RO20161922: 13 TOMES: 4 + XXIX + 492 + 499 + 466 + 493 + 499 + 287 + 438 + 467 + 404 + 486 + 467 + 484 + 312 pages - plats jaspés - petit tampon en debut d'ouvrage - frontispice en noir et blanc - petite etiquette collée au dos - auteur, filet, titre, tomaison et titre du tome dorés au dos - trace de mouillure dans le texte. 1. sermons pour l'avent - TOMES 2, 3, 4, 5.sermons pour le careme - 6. petit-careme - 7. mysteres - 8. oraisons funebres et professions religieuses - 9. panegyriques - TOMES 10, 11. conferences et discours synodaux sur les principaux devoirs des ecclesiastiques instructions et mandements - 12. paraphrase morale de plusieurs psaumes, en forme de priere - 14. melanges historiques In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 922-Religieux [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London:: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown,,, 1822.. First Edition. Tall 8vo, pp. viii, 103 + 4pp of adv, dated March, 1822. Untrimmed and bound with the half-title, in contemporary boards, rebacked with later cloth and leather label. Contemporary ownership signature of Hannah Hoare. Healey, Cornell Wordsworth Collection 70; Wise pp.25-26). One of Wordsworth's scarcer titles. The text begins with thirty-five short autobiographical poems, mostly sonnets, followed by two longer poems: ‘To Enterprise’ and ‘Desultry Stanzas’. "In 1820, Wordsworth made a four months' tour with his wife and sister and other friends up the Rhine to Switzerland, met Robinson at Lucerne, and after visiting the Italian lakes, returned to Paris.[DNB, vol. 63, p. 22.

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        An Atlas of Ancient Geography

      London: Longman, Hurst, Reese, Orme & Brown, 1822. 21 x 15.4 cm. Half red leather with gilt title to spine. Marbled boards with light soil and wear to edges. Original paper title label to front board a bit rubbed and scratched. Recently re-backed. Publisher's ad tipped-in to front pastedown. Previous owner's name and date on front endpaper, a few light pencil scribbled drawings at rear. 21 maps, hand-coloured in outline. Map 8 with a small brown stain at top edge center, map 14 a bit foxed, really clean overall. All maps in excellent condition. Includes the booklet at rear , containing the prefatory note and the index. Index has taken a bit of a shave at top. A very good and tight copy. Recently re-backed. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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        Panoramaansicht. "Panorana der Stadt Mainz".

      . Aquatinta in 3 Blatt v. H. W. Eberhard n. Karl August Frhr. v. Klein b. Artaria in Mannheim, um 1822, je 50,5 x ( ca.) 71 cm. ( zusammensetzbar auf 50,5 212,5 ). Thieme Becker, Bd. X, S. 295-96. - Das größte bekannte alte Panorama von Mainz, aufgenommen vom Turm der Stephanskirche. Mittig die Mainzer Altstadt mit dem Dom. Der Blick des Betrachters reicht von Mombach bis fast nach Weisenau. Bildmittig der Rhein von Schierstein bis Ginsheim, im Hintergrund der Taunus, sowie im Osten die Mainmündung und Blick nach Hochheim.- Das Blatt wurde von 3 Platten gedruckt und ist noch nicht zusammengesetzt. - Bis auf einige schwache Stockflecken von sehr gutter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Whole Works of Adam Smith. In Five Volumes

      London: J. RICHARDSON AND CO.; THOMAS TEGG; G. OFFOR; J. SHARPE AND SON; ROBINSONS AND CO.; G. WALKER; J. EVANS AND SONS; R. DOBSON; J. JONES; AND J. JOHNSTON; ALSO, A. ALLARDICE, EDINBURGH; AND R. GRIFFIN AND CO. , 1822. 5 volumes. xii, 432pp.; viii, 336pp.; vi, 348pp.; vi, 312pp., plus index 46p; lx, 201pp. Vol 1.; The Theory of Moral Sentiments. Volume 2, 3, and 4; An Inquiry to the Wealth of Nations. Volume 5; The Essays on Philosophical Subjects. 12mo. Half leather with marbled boards. Compartments with gilt frames and floral device. 2 compartments for title and volume number. Original spine labels missing but indents of title and volume numbers visible. All volumes with light edgewear. Joints lightly rubbed. Volume 2 with a stain to leather at spine to rear board. Book plate of James Jamieson present to each paste down. Blanks clean, text very clean and tight throughout. Volumes clean, bindings square. A very good set. . Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      London: by T. Davison, Whitefriars, for G. Walker, J. Akerman, E. Edwards,, 1822. A New Edition. 3 volumes, octavo (219 × 132 mm). Contemporary polished orange calf, brown morocco labels, spines lettered in gilt with gilt raised bands and gilt tooled compartments, boards ruled in gilt, board edges gilt, turn ins stamped in blind, marbled edges and endpapers. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Spines faded, tips bumped, boards lightly scuffed and soiled, occasional minor foxing. An excellent set, handsomely bound. An attractively bound set of "the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (PMM). In his Wealth of Nations, Smith "begins with the thought that labour is the source from which a nation derives what is necessary to it. The improvement of the division of labour is the measure of productivity and in it lies the human propensity to barter and exchange … The Wealth of Nations ends with a history of economic development, a definitive onslaught on the mercantile system, and some prophetic speculations on the limits of economic control" (PMM). "The Wealth of Nations had no rival in scope or depth when published and is still one of the few works in its field to have achieved classic status, meaning simply that it has sustained yet survived repeated reading, critical and adulatory, long after the circumstances which prompted it have become the object of historical enquiry" (ODNB).

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        Offne Gallerie in dem Trauerspiel. Das Bild v. Houwald.

      . altkol., Aquatinta v. C.F. Thiele n. Gropius b. Wittich in Berlin, 1822, 23,7 x 35,7. Sehr seltene Darstellung aus den Bühnenentwürfen von K.F. Schinkel und C.W. Gropius in wunderbarer Erhaltung und Farbfrische. Die Darstellung zeigt eine offene Veranda mit Blick zu den Alpen.

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        Kueche in dem Lustspiel: Der Bräutigam aus Mexiko.

      . altkol., Aquatinta v. C.F. Thiele n. Gropius b. Wittich in Berlin, 1822, 23,3 x 35,7. Sehr seltene Darstellung aus den Bühnenentwürfen von K.F. Schinkel und C.W. Gropius in wunderbarer Erhaltung und Farbfrische. Die Darstellung zeigt eine Kücheneinrichtung.

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        The American Practical Lunarian, and Seaman's Guide

      Philadelphia: Robert Desilver, August, 1822. Thick octavo, 15 plates (some folding), many tables and text illustrations, some scattered light foxing and browning as commonly found in American books of this date; a good copy in the original dark calf, spine label chipped, a few repairs to extremities. Freycinet's chart of the Uranie wreck at French Bay. First and only edition of this remarkable book, including the earliest published map based on the Freycinet voyage, an engraved sketch-map of French Bay marking where the Uranie ran aground. The map was based on a manuscript chart completed by Freycinet and copied for Captain Galvin of the Mercury, the ship leased by Freycinet for the return to France, and later purchased and renamed the Physicienne. The "Plan of Port Soledad or Berkley's Sound east end of Falkland Island" is rather well done, with a key noting the position of details including the 'Wreck of the French Corvette Urannei [sic]', the 'Sunken Rock which the Urannei struck on', and the 'Anchorage of the Mercury'. The presence of the Freycinet chart is due to Arnold's friendship with Captain John Galvin, who is listed here as one of the subscribers. Arnold notes: 'This chart was presented to the author in manuscript, by Captain John Galvin, of the ship Mercury, of Buenos Ayres, when he was in Philadelphia in 1821, a copy of which the author had engraved for this work. Captain Galvin procured it from the captain of the French corvette Uraneé [sic], which was at that time on a voyage of discovery, and was wrecked in this port, when Captain Galvin put in there in the Mercury in a leaky state, in 1820' (p. 263). Galvin had been running guns to rebels in Chile, but the Mercury had taken a beating in heavy seas, and pulled into the Falklands to refit. The French were already engaged in fruitless negotiations with a whaler called the General Knox, but Freycinet was relieved to be able to switch his attention to Galvin and the Mercury, negotiating their passage to Montevideo and, en route, arranging for the purchase of the vessel - a complicated bargain, but greatly preferred by Galvin's other passengers, a small group of fiery revolutionaries heading for the war in Chile. This work was published by the experienced mariner Thomas Arnold who had set up a Nautical Academy at 295 South Front Street on the river at Philadelphia (which he advertises here). A compendium of useful information similar in style to works such as Bowditch's Practical Navigator or Blunt's Shipmaster's Assistant, it is rich in practical notes on subjects as diverse as navigational instruction, natural history, astronomy, practical seamanship, gunnery, naval tactics and 'several sketches of trade not generally known' (including trade with the Ile de France, Bourbon and Batavia, to name just a few). The important section of sailing directions concentrates largely on Atlantic waters, as might be expected, and openly acknowledges its debt to Horsburgh's sailing directions of 1818 ('which is the latest and best extant'), with a few corrections from working sea-captains.

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        Reize naar Bengalen en terugreize naar Europa. Volgens .. nagelatene papieren uitgegeven door C.M. Haafner.

      Amsterdam, Johannes van der Hey, 1822.Original boards (spine dam.). With engraved title-page with illustration depicting the tomb of Bahder Saheb on the Hooghly river, folding plate depicting the Hooghly river near Calcutta and hand-coloured plate depicting two servants, after the author by P. Velijn. XVI,415 pp.* First edition. - Account of a voyage by palanquin to Bengal and the return voyage home. 'Jacob Haafner (1754-1809) was a proficient writer who produced a whole series of books on his adventures in late 18th century Malabar and Ceylon. He mixed up facts, romance and strong prejudices in very readable stories which provide insight into typical English Enlightment views on colonial and Indian society' (Coolhaas p.66-67). Tiele 437; Cat. NHSM I, p.121; Landwehr, Coloured Plates, 299; Landwehr, VOC, 354.

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        Proteus the 2nd. Alias Metamorphosis ad Libitum,

      1822. first edition. The Twelve Scarce Faces of Charles Mathews by Robert Cruikshank[CRUIKSHANK, (Isaac Robert, illustrator]. [MATHEWS, Charles]. Proteus the 2d alias Metamorphosis ad Libitum or An Old Friend with a New Face. "One Man, in his time... plays many parts." Multum in Parve! "All that sort of thing" and "Every thing in the World." "Pon my life is true" What'll you lay it's a lie? London: G. Humphrey, May 1st, 1822. [With] An ALS From actor Charles Mathews to A. Constable Esq. First edition. Tall octavo in accordion format (9 5/8 x 6 1/2 in; 244 x 162 mm). Extra engraved hand-colored title-page and twelve hand-colored plates in a continuous strip, each signed "IRC." Later nineteenth century full calf, gilt ruled. Gilt lettered and ornamented spine, gilt decorated turn-ins. Light damp stains to calf not affecting internal contents.A volume of extreme scarcity, with only one copy recorded in institutional holdings worldwide, at Harvard's Houghton Library. According to the ABPC Index, only two copies have come to auction since 1954. Not found in any of the usual sources. Isaac Robert Cruikshank, commonly known as Robert, was George's brother, not to be confused with Issac Cruikshank, their father.The etchings are portraits of Charles Mathews in the different characters played by him in his entertainment "At Home," with several lines of dialogue engraved beneath.Charles Mathews (1776-1835) was an English theater manager and comic actor, popularly celebrated during his career for his gift of impersonation and skill at table entertainment. His play, "At Home," in which he played every character, was the first monopolylogue (a form of entertainment in which one actor plays many roles) and the defining work in the genre.Archibald Constable (1774-1827), Mathews' correspondent, was a Scottish publisher, bookseller and stationer. The Constable publishing business thrived and continued into the twentieth century, issuing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books. It continues today as Constable & Robinson.Not in Abbey.

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        Journal intime manuscrit rédigé en français par une dame de compagnie de Lady Charlotte Douglas-Hamilton duchesse de Somerset Elle y relate notamment son voyage de Londres à Bradley House (Wiltshire) en passant par Fonthill, puis à Berry Pomeroy (Devon), à partir du 5 août 1822, en compagnie de Sir Edward Adolphus Seymour, 11me Duc de Somerset, et de Lady Charlotte, file aînée du Duc , puis le retour vers Bath, puis Londres, et divers voyages dont un voyage sur le Steam Packet l'Albion et son séjour à Broadstairs en compagnie de Lady Charlotte. [ Diary manuscript written in French by a lady companion of Lady Charlotte Douglas-Hamilton Duchess of Somerset. In particular, she recounts her journey from London to Bradley House (Wiltshire) throu

      1822 - Un carnet format in-12 relié demi-veau à petits coins rouge, avec petits onglets de vélin (porte plume) , étiquette du librairie Gardiner & Sons, n°20 Princes Street, Cavendish Sqe, 90 ff. (à 20 lignes par pages, tracées au crayon par l'auteur) dont 95 pp. mas (encre) avec 7 ff. découpés (dont 4 entre pp. 92 et 101), 4 ff blancs, 2 pp. ms. (encre), 9 ff. blanc (ou avec petit croquis - coupe d'un château), 14 ff. ms. (encre et crayon), 2 ff. blanc, 1 p. ms. Extraordinaire manuscrit d'une jeune française anonyme, dame de compagnie de la Duchesse Charlotte Douglas-Hamilton et de sa fille aînée Lady Charlotte. Le récit est plein de vie et d'esprit et dresse un extraordinaire portrait de l'Angleterre de l'époque, et de certaines de ses figures célèbres (le duc Edward St Maur, et la duchesse de Somerset, Lord Robert Seymour, Lord Beckford, Sir Richard Hoare, etc.). The story is full of life and spirit and provides an extraordinary portrait of England at the time, and some of its famous figures (the Duke and Duchess of Somerset, Lord Robert Seymour, Lord Beckford, Sir Richard Hoare , etc. .). Voici une longue série d'extraits du journal : "Je quitte Londre le 5 d'août 1822. Je pars ravie, enchantée d'aller visiter la plus belle province de l'Angleterre en voyageant de la manière la plus agréable. . Il est 9 heures et demi nous montons dans une bonne berline attelée de 4 chevaux. Hyde Park et sa nouvelle statue (celle du Duc de Wellington). Londres enfin et ses faubourgs disparaissent à notre vue. Nous allons comme le vent, et bientôt nous entrons dans ces campagnes si bien ornées qui environnent la capitale des 3 royaumes. L'intérieur de la voiture est très paisible. Le rhume de la Duchesse nous prive de son amabilité ordinaire. Lady Charlotte a pris l'habitude d'être grave en voiture, elle es sérieuse comme elle le sera pendant tout le voyage. Le Duc seul a la bonté de répondre à toutes mes questions ; c'est à sa douceur, à son esprit éclairé qui en atteignant les branches les plus élevées des hautes sciences, sait encore se plier au niveau des esprits les plus ordinaires, que je dois la connaissance de quelques détails sur ce pays bien digne d'être le rival de la France." "Notre 1er relais est à Brenfort sur la Tamise. Le roi George III avait choisi ce lieu pour sa résidence d'été. Il y a a fait bâtir un château gothique dont la singularité et le mauvais goût rappellent autant le pauvre royal esprit qui l'ordonne que la sottise de l'architecte qui put en donner le plan. Ce monument tombe déjà en ruine, car Georges IV, au lieu de continuer les folies de son père, en a créé de nouvelles dans le goût chinois" . "La grande route de Bath présente un aspect bien différent. Elle traverse des landes immenses pendant plusieurs milles qui ne sont interrompues que par de jolies maisons de campagne dont les parcs ornés de la plus belle végétation contrastent d'une manière frappante avec l'aridité qui les entoure. Ainsi la terre pour être fertile ne demande que l'aide de l'homme opulent et celui-ci satisfait des landes où il peut chasser le renard et le lièvre oublie que des familles nombreuses pourraient trouver l'opulence dans le sacrifice d'un plaisir qui se changerait bientôt en une source de jouissances réelles" . "L'anglais s'occupe du bonheur du monde entier, chez lui une grande partie de la nation vit d'aumône, et cette île renferme 22 millions d'arpents incultes !" . "Nous atteignons le village de Belfont, si célèbre dans la gastronomie anglaise par l'auberge de Harvey, auteur immortel d'une sauce piquante à laquelle il a donné son nom, et qui est vraiment digne de l'éternité tant qu'il y aura des palais délicats. Cette auberge a encore acquis un autre genre de célébrité en logeant chaque nuit les fly-midnight. Le génie anglais (grâce à la bonne sauce du maître de cette maison, qui provoque le débit de ses vins de Portugal), reconnaît aux mouches de cette habitation un pouvoir surnaturel. Vers le soir elles prennent un corps humain ave

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        Bajae am Golf von Neapel. Blick auf das Kastell, rechts im Hintergrund ein Teil der Bucht mit dem Vesuv.

      1822. Bleistift, auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen: H Collande, links unten bezeichnet, signiert und datiert "Baja Wolfensberger Baja I. 6 December 1822". 21,2:32 cm.. Auf Initiative eines Freundes der Familie kam der Bauernsohn nach Zürich als Lehrling in die Kunsthandlung Heinrich Füsslis. 1817 kam er auf Empfehlung Füsslis nach Neapel zu dem bekannten Maler W. Huber (1787-1871), wo es ihm aber nicht gefiel und auch nur sieben Monate dort arbeitete. 1821 unternahm er eine Reise nach Sizilien. Seit 1825 weilte er in Rom, hier war er mit H. Vernet (1758-1836) befreundet. Eine Reise nach Athen mit Ausflügen nach Konstantinopel, Smyrna und Troja folgte in den Jahren 1832-1835. Ab 1835 war er wieder in Neapel. 1838 kehrte er über Rom und Florenz nach Zürich zurück, 1840-1842 hielt er sich in London auf, wo er auch heiratete. Wolfensberger galt als eigenwilliger Künstler, dessen in der 1. Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts entstandenen Zeichnungen sehr modern wirken.

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        Proteus the 2nd. Alias Metamorphosis ad Libitum,

      1822. first edition. The Twelve Scarce Faces of Charles Mathews by Robert Cruikshank[CRUIKSHANK, (Isaac Robert, illustrator]. [MATHEWS, Charles]. Proteus the 2d alias Metamorphosis ad Libitum or An Old Friend with a New Face. "One Man, in his time... plays many parts." Multum in Parve! "All that sort of thing" and "Every thing in the World." "Pon my life is true" What'll you lay it's a lie? London: G. Humphrey, May 1st, 1822. [With] An ALS From actor Charles Mathews to A. Constable Esq. First edition. Tall octavo in accordion format (9 5/8 x 6 1/2 in; 244 x 162 mm). Extra engraved hand-colored title-page and twelve hand-colored plates in a continuous strip, each signed "IRC." Later nineteenth century full calf, gilt ruled. Gilt lettered and ornamented spine, gilt decorated turn-ins. Light damp stains to calf not affecting internal contents.A volume of extreme scarcity, with only one copy recorded in institutional holdings worldwide, at Harvard's Houghton Library. According to the ABPC Index, only two copies have come to auction since 1954. Not found in any of the usual sources. Isaac Robert Cruikshank, commonly known as Robert, was George's brother, not to be confused with Issac Cruikshank, their father.The etchings are portraits of Charles Mathews in the different characters played by him in his entertainment "At Home," with several lines of dialogue engraved beneath.Charles Mathews (1776-1835) was an English theater manager and comic actor, popularly celebrated during his career for his gift of impersonation and skill at table entertainment. His play, "At Home," in which he played every character, was the first monopolylogue (a form of entertainment in which one actor plays many roles) and the defining work in the genre.Archibald Constable (1774-1827), Mathews' correspondent, was a Scottish publisher, bookseller and stationer. The Constable publishing business thrived and continued into the twentieth century, issuing a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books. It continues today as Constable & Robinson.Not in Abbey.

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        D.D. Fauna Novae Hollandiae

      Uppsala: Royal Academy Press, 1822. Small quarto, [ii], 8 pp.; a very fine copy, uncut and unbound, as issued. A scarce and significant academic paper, this was the first serious attempt at compiling a formal fauna of Australia, in the form of a dissertation presented by Huss before Carl Thunberg, Linnaeus's great disciple and successor. Thunberg, using the traditional method of publishing his own work through the medium of his students' dissertations, "mapped" much of the flora and fauna of South Africa, China, Japan, and, in this instance, Australia. His prolific output included especially important work on both the botany and zoology of South Africa and the far east, but this is his only work that deals specifically with Australia. This is an especially fine copy of this rare and important piece.

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        Tagebuch gehalten auf einer Reise durch Norwegen im Jahre 1817 von (...). Herausgegeben mit Anmerkungen von H. Boie, Doct. phil. Mit einer Charte.

      Schleswig. Gedruckt und verlegt im königl.Taubstummen-Institut. 1822. 8vo. Nyere lysebrunt skinnryggbind med opphøyde ryggbånd, enkel ryggforgylling, tittelfelt i rødt skinn og marmorerte dekler. VIII, 352, (1), (1 blank) s. Med et kobberstukket foldekart.. Schiötz 100*. Bibl. Norv. II, 5158. Proveniens : Jonas Skougaard. Med et tidligere eiernavn på fribladet. Det kobberstukne kartet viser Helgeland og Lofoten, og er stukket etter Pontoppidan. Materien noe gulnet

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        Historisch Topographisches Lexikon von Steyermark. 4 Bände. Komplett.

      Graz, Kienreich, 1822-1823.. 8°. Mit 4 lithogr. Titelblättern, 2 lithogr. Frontispiztafeln und 3 lithogr. Wappentafeln der steyrischen Marktflecken. XII, 651 S. (A-G); XIV, 602 S.,, 2 Bl., 3 Taf. (H-M); XV, 600 S. (N-Se); LIV, 450 S., (Si-Z). Pappbände der Zeit mit handnumerierten Rückenschildern. Erste Ausgabe.. Einbände (Bd. 1 stärker) berieben und bestoßen. Vor- und Nachsätze von Bd. 1 und 3 im Gelenk angebrochen. Seiten und Schnitte teilw. stockfleckig.

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        Hl. Nikolaus mit zwei Engeln.

      . Radierung, 1822, auf festem Velin. 16,4:14,8 cm. Im breiten Rand etwas fleckig. Provenienz: Sammlung Pachen, nicht bei Lugt. Literatur: Andresen/Heller 8; Fischer/v. Blankenhagen WV 362 A; Fecker 26. Radierung nach einem 1822 entstandenen Altarbild in der katholischen Pfarrkirche in Ichenheim (vgl. Fischer/v. Blankenhagen WV 362).. Marie Ellenrieder wurde von dem Konstanzer Miniaturmaler J. Einsle (1794 - nach 1850) unterrichtet. Danach erhielt sie als erste Frau die Zulassung zum Kunststudium an der Akademie in München. Anschließend wurde sie Porträtmalerin an südwestdeutschen Fürstenhöfen (Hohenzollerischer Hof in Sigmaringen, Fürstenbergischer Hof in Donaueschingen), ebenso malte sie religiöse Themen. 1822-1824 hielt sie sich in Rom auf, dort machte sie die Bekanntschaft von Louise Seidler (1786-1866) sowie von F. Overbeck (1789-1869) und weiteren Nazarenern; häufig ausbleibende Anerkennung durch ihre männlichen deutsch-römischen Kollegen führte jedoch zur Ausbildung einzelgängerischen Verhaltens. Ein einjähriger Aufenthalt in Florenz folgte. Nach ihrer Rückkehr nach Baden ist die nahezu ausschließliche Fokussierung auf religiöse Kunst zu beobachten. Seit 1829 lebte sie in Karlsruhe und wurde zur großherzoglich-badischen Hofmalerin ernannt. Reisen nach Zürich, Dresden und München folgten. Ab den 1830er Jahren folgte durch eine schon seit dem ersten Italienaufenthalt in selbstzerstörerische Selbstanklagen und Depressionen fallende Gemütslage sowie durch Ablehnung und Verleugnung der eigenen Sinnlichkeit und Körperlichkeit und Zweifel an den eigenen künstlerischen Leistungen die zunehmende Abkehr vom gesellschaftlich-öffentlichen Leben. 1834/35 kehrte sie nach Konstanz zurück. 1838-1840 unternahm sie die zweite Italienreise. In den 40er und 50er Jahren gelingt es ihr, nach Jahren mit Krankheit und Depressionen, erneut zu ihrer schöpferischen Kraft zurückzufinden.

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        Set of the three Reports of Inquiry

      House of Commons: 1822-, 1823. Folio, the three works bound together; some foxing; old quarter calf, rubbed, rebacked retaining original spine, vellum corners. Full set of the Bigge reports. A fine set of the series of reports of the official enquiry into Governor Macquarie's administration of New South Wales, comprising: 1) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry into the State of the Colony (here in its first issue of June 1822, with the libel against William Wentworth. This first issue was withdrawn and is now rare. It was later reprinted on August 5 1822). 2) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry on Judicial Establishments (February 1823). 3) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry on Agriculture and Trade (March 1823). John Thomas Bigge was appointed Royal Commissioner, with sweeping powers, by Lord Bathurst - ostensibly to examine the transportation system, but in fact to cast a critical eye over every aspect of Macquarie's controversial administration. Bigge was unyielding in his critique and relations between the two were strained. However, by the time his reports were published, Macquarie had already resigned. Bigge's reports were central to the political history of the 1820s, and their influence can be seen in the later constitutional and political history of Australia. Indeed, it was as a result of Bigge's recommendations that the New South Wales Act of 1823 was ratified, authorising the establishment of a Supreme Court and Legislative Council in New South Wales, as well as a Supreme Court in Van Diemen's Land, and marked an important step towards responsible government in the colonies. Bigge's reports are also essential sources for information about conditions in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land in the 1820s, not least because of his recognition of the growing importance of the colonies for wealthy free settlers. Bigge had urged the Colonial Office to seek places away from Sydney both to send intractable offenders and to encourage free settlement by releasing land for graziers. It was as a direct result of his report that the Moreton Bay area was first explored with a view to future settlement. Consequently, Oxley was commissioned by Brisbane to reconnoitre the north coast. He explored Moreton Bay and named the Brisbane River; his report ultimately led to the foundation of the Moreton Bay colony.

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        Description Géologique des Environs de Paris...Nouvelle Édition, dans laquelle on a inséré la Description d'un Grand Nombre de Lieux de l'Allemagne, de la Suisse, de l'Italie, etc., qui présentent des Terrains analogues a ceux du Bassin de Paris

      16 lithographed plates (one folding) & two hand-colored engraved maps (one of which is very large & folding). 3 p.l., viii, 2, 5-428 pp. Large 4to, cont. marbled boards (small defect towards head of spine), green leather lettering piece on spine. Paris: G. Dufour & E. d'Ocagne, 1822. New edition, a rewritten and greatly expanded version of Cuvier and Brongniart's Géographie Minéralogique des Environs de Paris (1808 & 1811). This geological classic extended geological time, showed an alteration between marine and fresh water conditions, and demonstrated the value of precisely collected and identified fossils as criteria for tracing a detailed series of strata. Brongniart, with the assistance of Cuvier, "drew up a systematic table of the succession of stratigraphical horizons in accordance primarily with the sequence of the deposits of the ground, and with the particular fossils characterising each group of deposits."-Zittel, p. 104. Of the nine formations Cuvier and Brongniart identified, only two were known in Werner's system. This edition contains for the first time Brongniart's descriptions of strata from many different parts of Europe. This additional evidence led him to stress the primacy of fossil evidence over that of lithology as a criterion for age, wherever the two sources of evidence were found to conflict. Apart from the minor binding defect, a fine, crisp, and large copy. The folding plate has a clean tear in a fold without loss. ❧ D.S.B., II, p. 493-97. Zittel, pp. 104-06. .

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        Two weeks after Simon Bolivar incorporates Guayaquil and Ecuador into Great Colombia, in Guayaquil, he promotes an infantry officer to Lieutenant Colonel

      Partly Printed Document Signed ?Simon Bolivar? as Libertador Presidente de la República de Colombia, 1p, 8.25? x 12?. Guayaquil, Colombia, August 15, 1822. In Spanish, not translated. Countersigned, endorsements on verso. Blank integral address leaf. Watermarked paper. Red wax seal, 1.25? diameter, affixed at lower left to paper with eight ?flower petals? intact. Fine condition.Bolivar promotes Leon Galindo to Lieutenant Colonel in the Infantry. Joseph Leon Galindo Camacho (1795-1865) arrived in upper Peru (today, Bolivia) with Simon Bolivar. On December 9, 1824, in the Battle of Ayacucho, Galindo was the victorious Commander of the Bogotá Battalion of the 2nd Colombian Division under Commander-in-Chief Antonio José de Sucre. Ayacucho was the battle that secured the independence of Peru and ensured independence for the rest of South America.On October 9,1820, the Province of Guayaquil achieved independence. The Guayaquil Conference was a meeting that took place on July 26

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 164 pag.19,5x14,5. 1822. Pasta espanola. Primer codigo penal espanol decretado por las cortes en 8 de junio sancionado por el Rey y mandado a promulgar en 9 de julio de 1822. Dificilisimo en comercio. Ref 7.4 Biblioteca AL.

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        Vue d'Agrigente, prise des Hauteurs

      [peint par Coignet d'apr?s Michalon; Grav? par S.Himely; Imprim? par Sauni?e], Paris 1822 - From `Voyage pittoresque en Sicile': a very rare series of sublime views of some of the best preserved Greek temples in the world, beautifully hand-coloured and here in the rarest state with the plate on india paper mounted. Published in Paris between 1822 and 1826, Achille-Etienne Gigault de la Salle's `Voyage pittoresque en Sicile', was published in three forms: coloured, coloured before letters or, as here, on india paper, coloured and mounted. The work can now be seen as a showcase for the talents of the best landscape artists and aquatint engravers of the period. Agrigento is the capital of Agrigento provincia, near the southern coast of Sicily. The plateau site of the ancient city is extraordinarily rich in Greek remains. A wall, with remnants of eight gates, can be traced from the two northern peaks (the Rock of Athena and the hill of Girgenti) to the ridge that carried the south line of the city's defenses. An almost continuous sacred area along this ridge has been excavated to reveal Agrigento's most famous remains, its seven Doric temples. Cf. Abbey Travel I, 262, pl. 30; cf. Brunet V, 1379. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand. India paper mounted.

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        The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane

      London: Hurst, Robinson and Company, 1822. Four volumes, small octavo, 24 engravings including 4 frontispieces, some foxing to plates and preliminaries, very good; half polished calf with marbled boards, spines with double morocco labels, gilt. A lovely set of the French novelist and playwright Alain-René Lesage's masterpiece in a Root binding. Lesage (1668-1747), began his career translating Spanish works and came to appreciate the form pioneered in Spain known as the picaresque novel. A new edition with engravings from paintings by Robert Smirke (1752-1845), the English artist. Smirk studied at the Royal Academy and is well known for his illustrative work.

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        Le Vite di Cornelio Nipote. Volgarizzate.

      P. Conti,, Faenza, 1822 - Faenza, P. Conti, [1822]. 150 S. Priv. Hld. der Zeit. In italien. Sprache. Mit einer eighd. Widm. des Autoren. - Priv. Widm. a. V. (gegenüber der Autorenwidm.), tlw. stärker stockfleckig, V. auch leimschattig, etw. bestossen, Gbrsp. - Conte Saffi publizierte zwischen 1822 und 1869. Sein Buch zum Leben des Cornelius Nepos war wohl seine erste Veröffentlichung, soweit fassbar. Italienisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica [ Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy ]

      Glasguae (Glasgow): Ex Prelo Academico, Typis Andreae Et Joannis M. Duncan, 1822. First Printing. Full calf. Near Fine. First Printing. 4 volumes bound in 2. Vol 1: [iii]-xxx, [1 - index capitum], [1-blank], [1]-431 pp ; Vol 2: [6], [1]-320 pages; Vol 3: [12], [ix]-xxxvi, [1]-344 pages. Vol 4: [4], [iii]-vi, [1]-202 pages. Complete. Short closed tear at the base of page 202, volume 4. Recently rebound in tan calf with spine in 6 compartments, raised bands with red and black labels and gilt decorations, simple gold borders on front and rear panels, and edge decorations. Presents very nicely on the shelf. Full calf. The first Glasgow re-issue of the 1739 Jesuits' edition, edited by John Martin Frederick Wright. The first Jesuits' edition was published in Geneva in 1739-1742 and the second in 1760. These so-called Jesuits' editions (so-called because the editors were really Minims) are valued because of their copious commentary, and also because they contain additional works by Bernoully, Maclarin, and Euler which represent all that was done on the theory of tides between the publication of Newton's Principia and the investigations of Laplace. (see Babson 30, Babson 32, Gray 17, and Wallis 17).

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

      Paris, 1822. <p>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. </p><p>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&#39;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&#39;enfant naissant (1826). </p><p>Chaussier&#39;s manuscript draft is a review of two earlier medical reports concerning the case of a newborn infant found dead in a cesspool. Chaussier&#39;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&#39;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:</p><p>Un enfant naissant meurt quelques minutes après avoir respire et dans ces cas, dont nous avons souvent des exemples a l&#39;hospice de la maternité, les poumons sont toujours développés, rosés, crépitants, leur poids [&#133;] et lors qu&#39;on les met dans l&#39;eau ils submergent complètement.</p><p>[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 [&#133;], and when one puts them in water they always sink completely.]</p><p>And elsewhere:</p><p>Mais remarquons . . . selon qu&#39;un enfant est mort après avoir respiré, faut-il donc en conclure ainsi qu&#39;on le fait trop souvent que cet enfant a été tué.</p><p>[But note. . . if a child died after breathing, it should be concluded as one does too often that this child was killed.]</p><p>He also notes that the infant&#39;s umbilical cord was not present, and mentions the possibility that gas present in the infant cadaver&#39;s lungs might be the result of putrefaction, given the fact that the body had been in the cesspool eleven days before its discovery.</p><p>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:</p><p>Monsieur et très honoré collègue,</p><p>On doit traiter une question de médecine légale au sujet d&#39;un chevreuil et d&#39;une dindonneau truffée trouvés morts chez Gri[&#133;] rue neuve des petits champs no. 4. La séance s&#39;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 [&#133;] du docteur [ ?poulet].</p><p>Voyez, si vos affaires vous permettent d&#39;être du [&#133;] dans des questions aussi importantes. Ce sera pourtant la [&#133;] et pour moi en particulier un plaisir de plus. J&#39;ai l&#39;honneur d&#39;être parfaitement Monsieur et cher maitre votre très humble serviteur Recamier.</p><p>[We must deal with a question of forensic medicine in the matter of a deer and of a young truffle-stuffed turkey found dead at Gri[&#133;]&#39;s, rue neuve des Petits Champs no. 4. The session will begin with a discussion on oyster poisoning on the 24th of this January at 3:30. We will consider carefully the question of mushrooms despite the favorite [&#133;] of doctor [?chicken].</p><p>See if your affairs will allow you to be [&#133;] on such important questions. This will yet be [&#133;] and for me in particular an additional pleasure. I have the honor to be, Monsieur and dear master, your very humble servant, Recamier.]</p><p>Recamier&#39;s letter is most likely a jocular invitation to dinner, referring humorously to a proposed forensic investigation into the deaths of a deer and a truffle-stuffed turkey, a discussion of poisoning by oysters, and "the question of mushrooms." Burton, Napoleon and the Woman Question (2007), pp. 97-98. This is the only autograph manuscript by Chaussier we have handled in more than forty years of trading. It is also the only manuscript we have ever handled in which the author wrote his draft on the back of other documents. </p>

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        The Liberal. Verse and prose from the South

      London: John Hunt, 1822 -, 1823. Two volumes, octavo; some wear and embrowning, gilt title on volume one faded, but a good unsophisticated copy in old half cloth, bound without half-titles. Second and best edition, with Byron&#39;s preface. The short-lived but influential journal, with contributions from Byron, the Shelleys and Hazlitt. The short-lived magazine which was the joint affair of three of the most important Romantics: &#39;Shortly before Shelley&#39;s death, he and Byron had prevailed upon Leigh Hunt to leave England and come out with his family to Italy, in order to take part with the two poets in the foundation of a magazine, The Liberal&#39; (CHEL). It includes the first publication of Byron&#39;s &#39;The Vision of Judgment&#39; and &#39;Heaven and Earth&#39;, as well as the posthumous publication of Percy Bysshe Shelley&#39;s &#39;Song, written for an Indian Air&#39; and his translation of the Brocken scene from Goethe&#39;s Faust.

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        Promenades Pittoresques et Lithographiques dans Paris et ses Environs

      BACLER D'ALBE / ENGELMANN Sèvres, 22 Vis-à-vis du Vieux Pont / Paris, 27 Rue Louis le Grand 1822 - Album complet en 48 vues lithographiées et aquarellées de Paris (telles que le Pont de Sèvres, le Château de St Cloud, les Champs Élysées, le Jardin des Tuileries, le Pont des Arts, Madeleine ) et de ses Environs, par BACLER D'ALBE et VILLAIN d'après BACLER 30,5 x 46 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A glossary; or, collection of words, phrases, names, and allusions to customs, proverbs, &c. which have been thought to require illustration in the works of English authors, particularly Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

      Robert Triphook, London 1822 - First edition, 4to, pp. viii, 583, [2]; text in double column; contemporary calf neatly rebacked, very good and sound. The only edition in quarto, many times reprinted in 2 volumes octavo. The work has been described by Halliwell and Wright as "indispensable to readers of Elizabethan literature, and it contains numerous sensible criticisms of the text of Shakespeare." Kennedy 6705; Vancil, p. 171.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 21. X. 1822.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to.. An einen namentlich nicht genannten General mit Dank "für die Übersendung des 3ten Theiles Ihrer Lehre vom Kriege. Es war ein verdienstliches Werk für unsere Wissenschaft die Eigenthümlichkeiten des Volkes und der Kriegsart und insbesondere die Geschichte des letzten europäischen Türkenkrieges mit Geiste zusammenzustellen. Männer vom Fache werden es mit mir Ihnen Dank wissen [...]". - Der jüngere Bruder von Kaiser Franz II. brachte es bis zum Oberbefehlshaber (Generalissimus). Nach den Napoleonischen Kriegen und der Niederlage bei Wagram im Jahre 1809 zog er sich weitgehend auf das Gebiet des Militärschriftstellers zurück. Berühmt wurde er vor allem als siegreicher Feldherr der Schlacht von Aspern.

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      London, printed and sold by G. Smeeton, St. Martins Churchyard, Charing Cross, (1822).FIRST EDITION (1822), 8vo, approximately 205 x 130 mm, 8 x 5 inches, engraved title page with etched border of tiny vignettes depicting highway robberies, drinking scenes, gaming tables and executions after George Cruikshank, 9 hand - coloured engraved plates including frontispiece, pages: 286, (2) - index, later brown calf by Roger de Coverly & Sons, neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid on, gilt raised bands, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco labels, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles (turn ins), marbled endpapers. Small book label of Charles Whibley and old catalogue description pasted on front pastedown, neat inscription dated 1943 on second blank endpaper, occasional small light brown stain to margins of text and margins of some plates, small neat repair to upper margin of page 47 and page 213, another to a tiny hole in text on page 91, loss of 2 letters, still easily understood, text lightly browned opposite plates, plate at page 154 slightly browned in the margins and fore - edge very slightly worn. A very good copy. Cohn, Cruikshank 456. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Silver Medal: &#39;Voyage autour du Monde de la Corvette la Coquille&#39;

      Paris: Andrieu & Puymaurin, 1822. Silver medal, 50 mm, toned and a little scuffed above the bust, but very fine. A very good example of the rare silver medal commemorating the voyage of Louis-Isidore Duperrey to the Pacific. Duperrey was perhaps Freycinet&#39;s greatest protégé, having served as Lieutenant aboard the Uranie during the voyage around the world. Duperrey began petitioning for his own command of a similar expedition immediately on his return to France. Duperrey&#39;s voyage was one of the greatest of the French grands voyages to the Pacific. The expedition set out from Toulon on 11 August 1822, with the intention of collecting scientific data and specimens, but also instructed to report on the possibility of establishing a penal colony in Western Australia. Duperrey had as his second-in-command Dumont d&#39;Urville, who was to become the most experienced French commander in the Pacific. While science led the expedition, there was also an unspoken goal of discovering where France might carve out an empire in the South Pacific. His voyage was of some 73,000 miles, with major destinations including Australia, New Zealand, and New Guinea. By far the greatest contributions of the expedition were scientific, cartographic and ethnographic, and the Duperrey voyage account is a famously sumptuous production, with exquisite coloured plates. Of some rarity: a bronze version is recorded in the Rex Nan Kivell collection of the National Library of Australia.

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      James Weddell.  A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE SOUTH POLE, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1822-24.  Lon:  Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825, 1st. edition, 276 pp., plates (ii). ***  One of the earliest accounts of Antarctic exploration.  Favorable weather, a rare occurance at those latitudes, allowed Weddell to sail further south than his predecessors.  With a hand-colored frontis., six (6) folding maps, one full-page map, four (4) b&w plates, and two (2) folding plates in back.  Errata slip in front.  A fundamental work for any Antarctic collection and quite scarce. ***  This book comes with a clear mylar protective cover. ***  This copy has several faults and is ex-lib.  The folding map in front is missing the top half.  The full-page map opposite p. 18 is missing.  The frontis., most of the folding maps, and the two folding plates have pin hole library stamps.  Bound in beige cloth covers and spine (library binding), split in cloth of front joint approx. 1 ".  Institution bookplate on front endpaper.  The covers have moderate wear and soil.  The contents are mostly clean and complete except as noted.  Some plates have foxing. ***  8.25 " tall by 5.5 "

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

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        Promenade Autour du Monde par J. Arago. Atlas volume

      Paris: Leblanc, 1822. Folio, with an engraved world map and 25 lithograph views; touch of foxing, otherwise a most attractive uncut copy in the original boards, as issued, with the publisher&#39;s printed label. The splendid atlas volume to Jacques Arago&#39;s published account of his voyage to Australia and the Pacific with the Freycinet expedition of 1817-1820. Published in 1822, Arago&#39;s illustrated narrative preceded the official account by two years; and went on to become one of the best-selling voyage books of the nineteenth-century. Davidson comments that &#39;The text volumes are scarce and the atlas rare&#39;. Arago (1790-1855) was the official artist on Freycinet&#39;s voyage, and is known for the witty and caustic account he later wrote as much as for his fine sketches. Arago was the third of four brothers who excelled in diverse professions, the most notable being his eldest brother François, the scientist and politician. Arago&#39;s undoubted artistic ability attracted the attention of the naval authorities who chose him for the demanding role of draughtsman for the Freycinet expedition. By all accounts a charming, gregarious and eccentric man, these attributes stood him in good stead during the voyage, and are reflected in the sketches he made. The atlas volume is remarkable for its suite of 25 expertly lithographed plates. They include two Australian Aboriginal studies, a landscape in the Blue Mountains outside of Sydney Town, Hawaiian scenes and portraits, native rituals of the Pacific and archaic ruins encountered in the Marianas.

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        A Short and Easy Method for correcting the apparent distances of the moon from the sun or a fixed star with several new tables

      Genoa: C.M. Reggio, late H. Bonaudo, 1822. Octavo, 27 pp.; very good in the original pale blue wrappers. he Krusenstern astronomer grapples with longitude. Only edition in English: very unusual. This treatise, by the Swiss astronomer and mathematician Johann Kaspar Horner, was his contribution to the question of determining longitude at sea. Horner had himself grappled with the difficulties of practical navigation during his five year stint as the official astronomer for the Krusenstern voyage. In 1798 Horner was appointed the adjunct to Franz Xaver von Zachs, a position which led him to being appointed the secretary of the first European congress of astronomy. It was at the request of Zachs that Horner also took part in the Krusenstern voyage, taking the position of official astronomer from 1803 to 1808. This was evidently the great event of Horner&#39;s life, as he continued to have a tangible interest in the practical difficulties of voyaging even though he was appointed a Professor of Mathematics in Zurich, a position he held for two decades. As Horner himself announces, this work is similar in design to that of Captain Elford in Charleston, but he awards himself the palm for having a system of superior accuracy. This work, as might be expected for a small pamphlet printed for the author at Genoa, is from a very small edition and is now of corresponding rarity. Worldcat lists only a copy at the Swiss National Library.

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        Ontdekkingsreis in de Zuid-zee en naar de Berings-Straat , in de jaren 1815, 1816, 1817, en 1818

      Amsterdam: Johannes van der Hey, 1822. Three volumes, each with engraved title-page (the last hand-coloured), four hand-coloured plates and three folding plates, five folding maps, some of the spare spine labels noted by Forbes removed; some toning but an excellent set in early twentieth-century vellum, decorated in gilt and blind, spines darkened. Fine set in vellum of the uncommon Dutch edition of the Kotzebue voyage to the Pacific, the second Russian scientific expedition. &#39;A Dutch edition of the first Kotzebue voyage, translated by P.G. Witsen Geysbeek, with prefaces by the translator in volume I and II and footnotes throughout. The three hand-coloured portraits in volume II are "Tameamea, Konig der Sandwich-Eilanden" (p. 28), a version of the "red vest" portrait by Choris; "Rarick" (p. 130); and "Kadu" (p. 230). A folding plate in volume II&hellip; depicts the heiau and Kamehameha&#39;s residence at Kailua, Kona. The hand-coloured vignette on the volume III title is of the butterfly named for Kamehameha&#39; (Forbes). A fourth hand-coloured plate in the first volume depicts "Inwoners van Kotzebue-Sond." Kotzebue&#39;s voyage is one of the great Pacific exploration accounts. This famous voyage narrative is particularly important for its descriptions of Alaska, California (including the first scientific account of the state flower, the Golden Poppy), Hawaii and Micronesia; Lada-Mocarski describes the account of Alaska as &#39;rich in early original source material.&#39; The expedition rounded Cape Horn and visited Chile, Easter Island, the Marshall Islands, Hawaii and the North American coast, making an unsuccessful search for a Northwest passage. The Rurik sailed along the California coast, stopping at San Francisco; Kotzebue describes the missions, and the work is considered one of the most important early accounts of the state. Kotzebue made a stop in Hawaii in November-December 1816, revisiting again in September-October 1817, anchoring off Hawaii and Oahu. The Hawaiian portion is extensive with important observations on life and customs during the reign of Kamehameha I, whose famous "red vest" portrait by Choris is one of the illustrations.

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      George Waddington and Rev. Barnard Hanbury.JOURNAL OF A VISIT TO SOME PARTS OF ETHIOPIA.Lon:  John Murray, 1822, 1st. edition, viii, 333 pp., ads (ii).Waddington, a professor at Trinity College in Cambridge, provided the contacts and the money for this expedition.  Hanbury did all the planning.  They kept separate journals of their journeys.  They compared notes afterwards and Waddington wrote this book. ***  The expedition traveled from Wadi Halfa to Meroe, and back.  Their descriptions of Meroe and vicinity, and the ruins found there, were new discoveries for the Western World. ***  With two copperplate engraved maps by J. Walker in front.  Also a  frontis. and fifteen (15) engraved litho. plates, one of which is folding. ***  This book comes with a clear mylar protective cover. ***  Bound in ¾ recent tanned leather and marbled paper boards.  The spine has five (5) raised bands with gilt rule, two (2) black labels in compartments with gilt lettering.  The covers and spine are like new.  The contents are complete in a good binding, clean with occasional finger soil or small spot of stain. *** 11.25 " tall by 9 "

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        An Encyclopaedia of Gardening

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822. Six volumes, octavo, including the index; aside from a little inoffensive foxing an excellent set in contemporary black half calf with marbled boards, each volume bearing a respective label - &#39;Planting&#39;, &#39;Floriculture&#39; etc.; four page prospectus for the single volume octavo edition of the encyclopaedia loosely inserted. First edition, complete in six volumes including the comprehensive index bound as a separate final volume. The encyclopaedia is global in scope, with sub-chapters treating Asia, the Americas, and other British colonies including New South Wales and Van Diemen&#39;s Land. On Australia Loudon writes: &#39;the botanical riches of this country, and the singular aspect of the native plants, are well known. There are gardeners and botanists established in and near Sidney (sic), who collect seeds for England, and other parts of Europe; and it is in contemplation to establish a government botanic garden there, which will doubtless by of essential service in collecting and preserving native plants.&#39; Indeed, the index to this volume reveals Australian plants, including Acacia and Eucalyptus, were already well distributed in British gardening circles. The Encyclopaedia of Gardening includes further information on Australian soils, climate and the progress of horticulture generally. Differences between cultivation in Van Diemen&#39;s Land and the more genial climate of Sydney is discussed (curiously the inland climate &#39;to the westward of the Blue Mountains&#39; is likened to that of Tasmania). The author, John Claudius Loudon (1783-1843), was a Scottish botanist, horticultural designer and editor of The Gardener&#39;s Magazine, famous for his design of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Stradsett Hall in Norfolk and the Abbey Cemetery in Bath.

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        uvres Complètes. Revues, corrigées, augmentées, imprimées sous les yeux de l'Auteur et ornées de gravures.

      Paris, Alexis Eymery, 1821-1822. - 12 volumes in-12. Demi veau tabac, dos lisse orné (Reliures de l'époque). Première Edition Collective des &#156;uvres de Madame de Souza (1765-1836), "l'une des nouvellistes les plus distinguées de la littérature française" (Quérard). Le premier volume contient "Adèle de Sénange", le premier ouvrage de Madame de Souza (alors Madame de Flahaut). Contrairement aux autres volumes, ni le titre ni le faux-titre de celui-ci ne comportent la mention "&#156;uvres complètes". 11 figures hors texte. Bel exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque du Maréchal Soult et du Baron Reille. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Resurrection de Lazare Die Auferweckung des Lazarus.

      . Lithogaphie, nach dem Gemälde von 1822, von Chr. Schultz (1817 Kassel - nach 1839), auf aufgewalztem China. 45:52,7 cm. Gedruckt bei Lemercier in Paris, verlegt bei Velten in Paris, St. Petersburg und Karlsruhe, J. Veith in Zürich und Hering & Remington in London. Literatur: Ausst. Katalog: Johann Friedrich Overbeck 1789-1869. Zur zweihundertsten Wiederkehr seines Geburtstages, Lübeck 1989, vgl. S. 47, Abb. 6; Boetticher II, Teil 1, S. 199, Nr. 18; Katalog neuere Meister 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe 1971, vgl. Bd. 1, S. 181, Nr. 509 sowie Bd. II, Abb. S. 311). - In den breiten Rändern nicht ganz frisch.. Friedrich Overbeck, der als einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter der Nazarener gilt, erhielt ab 1804 Unterricht durch den Lübecker Maler J.N. Peroux (1771-1849). 1806 ging er nach Wien, um an der dortigen Akademie zu studieren. Hier war er Mitbegründer des "Lukasbund", einer Gruppe von Künstlern, die die Erneuerung der Kunst im Geiste des Christentums nach Vorbildern alter deutscher und italienischer Kunst anstrebte. Unzufrieden mit dem Wiener Unterricht ging er gemeinsam mit seinen Künstlerfreunden Fr. Pforr (1788-1812) und L. Vogel (1788-1879) nach Rom. Hier lebte er gemeinsam mit gleichgesinnten Künstlern in klösterlicher Gemeinschaft in Sant'Isidoro und konvertierte zum Katholizismus. Durch die Beteiligung an der Ausmalung an der Casa Bartholdy, der Residenz des preußischen Gesandten, 1816/1817 konnte er seinen künstlerischen Ruhm begründen. In den nächsten Jahren lehnte er verschiedene Angebote, eine Professur an den Akademien in München oder Düsseldorf oder an der Städelschule in Frankfurt zu übernehmen, ab. Er blieb in Rom seßhaft, wo er hochverehrt von Freunden und zahlreichen Schülern im Alter von 80 Jahren verstarb.

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        Voyage Pittoresque de la Grece

      Paris 1782-1809-1822 - First edition.2 volumes bound in 3(53x 34 cms).Folio. Half titles, 3 engraved titles,2 unnumbered doublé page maps in volume 1;one portrait of Choiseul Gouffier in third volume and 284 engraved plates and maps on 167 sheets( of which 8 doublé page or folding).Elaborate head and tail-pieces,one double page printed table.Including plate list and editor´s advert and author´s life semblance by Dacier.The work lacks page 348 on third volume and plate nr 70 in third volume(view of Constantinople). Uncut copy in its original uniform boards,printed labels on spine. A very handsome and clean copy of this seminal book on the archeology of Greece, it´s islands and Asia Minor.Based on Choiseul Gouffier´s own account of his travel in 1776 as member of marquis de Chabert´s expedition for mapping the Eastern Mediterranean. Choiseul Gouffier was appointed french ambassador at Constantinople as a result of the success of his first volume. After the french revolution, he fled to Russia in 1792 and stayed there until 1802 when he returned to France.He started upon arrival the completion of his second volume that was published in 1809. The second part of the volume was finally completed by Barbie du Bocage and ultimately published in 1822 due to the passing of the author in 1817. This work was the french counterpoint to the Stuart and Revett magnificent work on the antiquities of Athens. Choiseul Gouffier paid keen attention to the study and design of temples, remains of the Ionian región, the islands etc. His ethnographical interests are represented in the many plates of greek and turkish costumes(dancing,daily life etc). A fine and attractive copy. Atabey 241,Blackmer 342,Cohen de Ricci 238,Weber II,571 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Life in Paris; Comprising The Rambles, Sprees, and Amours, Of Dick Wildfire, Of Corinthian Celebrity, And his Bang-up Companions, Squire Jenkins and Captain O&#39;Shuffleton; With The Whimsical Adventures of the Halibut Family; Including Sketches of a Variety of other eccentric Characters in the French Metropolis By David Carey

      London: John Fairburn, 1822. First edition. Hardcover. Full drab boards with original front and back covers, plus spine laid-down. Very good in green cloth chemise housed in fine half green morocco and green cloth slipcase/No Dust Jacket. 489 pages, 23 x 145 cm. COHN 109. "Twenty-one coloured plates and twenty-two engravings on wood, all by G. Cruikshank. Originally issued in parts, original board copies were issued in large and small paper editions, this copy, the "Demy edition," with price noted on spine, one pound, one shilling. Hand-colored plates sharp and bright, some offsetting of colored plates to adjoining text, scattered light foxing mostly marginal, small dampstain head of half title,

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        Facsimile of an Ancient Heraldic Manuscript Emblazoned by Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount. Lyon King of Arms. 1542. 1822 edition

      Edinburgh W and D Laing 1822. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Spine faded. Neat ownership signature on fep. Some occasional very slight soiling Reprint Modern half calf marbled board cover 370mm x 250mm (15" x 10"). 12pp; + 133 plates, 7pp. Hand coloured title page and 133 plates of which 131 are hand-coloured. Engraved by W H Lizars.

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