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        The Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette Vol. I, No. 1 (Jan. 1, 1822) to Vol. 13, No. 78 (June 1, 1828)

      London: Sherwood Jones and Co, 1822. London: Sherwood Jones and Co, 1822. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good. Hardcover (Half Leather). Half leather over marbled boards with gilt sporting figures on spine. Wear at corners, occasional scuffing and chipping, a few hinges just starting, volume 13 missing a section of the spine label. Bound up in 14 volumes with the scarce June 1828 volume bound separately. & & A lovely complete run of this sporting periodical, with 148 plates, 53 hand colored and 9 folding (including a lovely group of the racetracks of Great Britain and a lovely colored, folding, boxing scene) plus a folding table of cock fighting shorthand. Plates depict fishing, shooting, cock fighting, dog fighting, boxing, fox hunting, coursing, horse racing, etc. Some offsetting and foxing to plates. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Inventory No: 037674.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        Worcestershire Delineated: being a Topographical Description of each Parish, Chapelry, Hamlet etc in the County

      London - C. and J. Greenwood, 1822. London - C. and J. Greenwood, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this reference work on the topography of the historiccounty of Worcestershire. 'With the distances and bearings from their respective market towns etc, to which is added the names of the incumbents and patrons, and the date of induction to each living. Likewise a reference to the principal eats of the nobility and gentry, with the population returns for the years 1801, 1811 and 1821. Intended as an index to accompany a survey made in the years 1819 and 1820'. Interesting armorial bookplate of Jospeh Bowstead Wilson to front pastedown. Christopher Greenwood (17861855), land surveyor and map maker. Trained to survey small estates and farms, Greenwood learned the techniques of triangulation and the use of instruments needed to survey areas the size of counties from the engineer and surveyor, Francis Giles, who supervised his local triangulation of Yorkshire. With only the Yorkshire map in print, he had determined to map the whole of the rest of England at one inch to one mile, and Wales at three-quarters of an inch to one mile. In 1822, with eleven counties already on sale, he advertised the complete scheme in detail: a set of forty-two maps comprising 184 sheets to cost 135 guineas. Greenwood was not the first private surveyor to embark on such a risky enterpriseas it turned out, six English counties and most of Wales were never surveyedbut he came far closer than any other map maker since his fellow Yorkshireman, Christopher Saxton, in the 1570s, to surveying all the English counties. His assistant in all his county maps was his younger brother John Greenwood (17911867), who had been working for him since before he left Gisburn. In fifteen years (181530) the brothers surveyed thirty-three English and four Welsh counties; the result is thirty-five maps at a scale of one inch to one mile or thereabouts (Yorkshire and south-east Wales at three-quarters of an inch to one mile, and Middlesex at 2 inches). DNBCondition: In original publisher's paper boards. Externally rubbed and marked,loss to the backstrip and joints starting. Internally, firmly bound, bright but spotted. Ink signature to front free-endpaper. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The World in Miniature - Russia

      London: R. Ackermann, [1822-3] - The complete four-volume Russia set from this celebrated work, consisting of descriptions and plates "to increase the store of knowledge concerning the various branches of the great family of Man, not only for adults, but - the instruction and amusement of the juvenile student." (RUSSIA) First edition. 4 vols., 12mo. 72 hand-colored engraved plates. Contemporary half calf and embosed varnished paper boards, rubbing to joints, contemporary owner's signature to front pastedowns. Abbey, Travel, 6 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Proteus the 2nd. Alias Metamorphosis ad Libitum,

      London: G. Humphrey, 1822. - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The First Canto of Ricciardetto Translated from the Italian of Forteguerri: with an introduction, concerning the principal romantic, burlesque, and mock-heroic poets; and notes, critical and philological. By Sylvester (Douglas) Lord Glenbervie.

      London: John Murray. 1822 - FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of this translation. Large 8vo, 217 x 130 mms., pp. xxvii [xxviii blank], 232 [233 blank, 234 colophon], including half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece of Glenbervie, 2 other engraved portraits, and two other engraved plates, contemporary calf, gilt borders on covers, spine richly gilt, all edges gilt; lacks label; upper and lower portions of joints very slightly cracked, top and base of spine slightly chipped, lacks label, library stamp on title-page,but a good to very good copy, with the following presentation inscription on the top margin of the title-page: "To Lady Baynerig/ In testimony of the sincere/ regard and affection of/ the Author." Lord Glenbervie (1743 - 1823) has endeared himself to oenologists everywhere, with his first publication, an account of Tokay published in 1773 in Philosophical Transactions, after he visited Hungary. He distinguished himself otherwise as a politician and government minister, making oodles of money from various enterprises, including his marriage to Catherine Anne North (1760–1817), to whom he had been introduced by Lord Sheffield, and who was the eldest daughter of Frederick North, second Earl of Guilford (1732–1792). He planned to publish a biography of Lord North; it never appeared, and this was his last publication. The Monthly Review commented that "Lord Glenbervie is truer to his original in every sense of poetic truth; and, consequentely, he is far better calculated to give the English reader a just idea of the merits and of the peculiar manner of Forteguerri." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        "Schwabing". Blick über den Schwabinger Bach auf die Kirche.

      . Altkolorierte Lithographie von Joseph Anton Sedlmayr aus "Ansichten des bayrischen Hochlandes", München, 1822-25, 20 x 30 cm.. Winkler 953,5; Maillinger I,1817; Pfister II, 136; Proebst 232; nicht bei Lentner. - Das sehr seltene Blatt in feinem Altkolorit und in vorzüglicher Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Reize naar Brazilië, in de jaren 1815 tot 1817. Uit het Hoogduitsch.

      Groningen, W. van Boekeren, 1822-23.2 volumes. Contemporary half morocco, spines lettered in gilt. With lithographed portrait, 2 engraved titles, engraved folding plate and folding map, coloured in outline (some wormholes). XVI,448; 416 pp.* First Dutch edition, first published in Frankfurt am Main in 1820: Reise nach Brasilien. -- Prince Maximilian was accompanied by the naturalists Georg Freyreiss and Friedrich Sellow. From Rio they journeyed to Cabo Frio, along the coast of Ilheus, and from there they sailed up the Jequitinhonha to the borders of Minas Geraes, finally reaching Bahia. From a scientific point of view this expedition was one of the most profitable of the 19th century' (Borba de Moraes). Still valued as an important source for Brazilian ethnography and natural history. This book is regarded 'as the first truly scientific study of a native Brazilian people' (Howgego II, W29). - Rare Dutch edition. Borba de Moraes II, p.545; Sabin 47020; Henze V, p.494; Bosch p. 258-259; not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        A Concise Topographical Account or History of the County of Cornwall.

      Printed for T. Cadell., London. 1822 - Volume 3, General and Parochial. Complete in itself. cclii + plates as called for + 390pp + plates as called for + numerous additional illustrations etc as listed in manuscript hand after published listing. POS on ffep, bookplate on paste down fep. Scattered foxing. Front joint at head of spine slightly weak. Tail of spine rubbed. Very good hardback in near contemporary half calf with marbled boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (ABA,PBFA )]
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        Life in Paris

      , 1822. 1822. first edition. Large-Paper Copy"This Issue In Plain Boards Is Most Scarce"[CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. CAREY, David. Life in Paris. Comprising the Rambles, Sprees, and Amours, of Dick Wildfire., of Corinthian Celebrity, and His Bang-Up Companions, Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton; With the Whimsical Adventures of the Halibut Family; Including Sketches of a Variety of other eccentric Characters in the French Metropolis. London: Printed for John Fairburn...Sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones [et al], 1822. First edition, a Large Paper copy, lacking "To the Binder" leaf at rear. Quarto (10 x 6 1/8 in; 253 x 154 mm). xxiv, 489, [1, blank] pp., untrimmed. Half-title, and twenty-one hand-colored aquatint plates including frontispiece. Twenty-two black and white woodcut text illustrations.Original quarter marbled paper over plain boards, printed spine label (with title and price, "£1, 11s., 6d., Royal Paper"). Boards rubbed and detached, heavy rubbing to backstrip (and label) with loss at spine head: completely untouched. With the bookplate of William Hartmann Woodin tipped-in above early owner's signature "HB [flourish] - Brisco - [flourish]" Housed in a later red cloth chemise within a drop-back clamshell box.. "A few copies on large paper were bound from the parts in blue paper boards, with white paper label printed on back [i.e. spine], giving the title and the price ("£1, 11s., 6d., Royal Paper"). This issue in plain boards is most scarce, and I think it antedates copies in the picture boards" (Cohn).Of the sixty-three copies that have come to auction since 1975 only one was a large-paper copy in original boards."Issued in 21 parts paper wrappers on small and large paper and on completion in buff pictorial boards with vignette of the title page repeated on the upper cover, 2 woodcuts on back cover and spine...Some large-paper copies were, however, issued in plain boards [as here], and these in Cohn's opinion antedate the pictorial boards. The Leaf of Directions is frequently missing as was the Suzannet copy in boards" (Tooley).One of the best imitations of Pierce Egan's Life in London, 1821... which had plates by Robert and George Cruikshank, the plates in this work being by George only. The frontispiece or engraved title here is similar in conception to that of Life in London" (Abbey, Travel).William Hartmann Woodin (1868-1934) was one of the foremost book collectors of his era, a major American industrialist, and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury during President Franklin Roosevelt's first term. Abbey, Travel, 112. Cohn 109. Tooley 129.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Travels in Nubia. Published by the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa. 2nd edition.

      London, John Murray, 1822.4to. Nicely rebound in half calf with marbled boards, spine gilt with gilt lettered title-label to spine. With engraved frontispiece portrait and 3 engraved maps (2 folding). (6),XCVIII,498 pp.* Second edition, first published in 1819. - ' Nowadays we can regard the work of John Lewis Burckhardt as a landmark in the development of western knowledge of Islam and the Arab world' (Hamilton, Europe and the Arab world, 57). 'The travels described here took place in 1813 and 1814. Burckhardt left Aleppo in 1812 and made his way to Cairo; he then carried out two journeys: one along the upper Nile and the other through the Nubian desert. These travels were edited from Burckhardt's journals by Leake; he also wrote the biographical memoir which is prefaced to the travels. This was the first of Burckhardt's works to be published and was followed by Travels in Syria, 1822' (Blackmer). Johann Ludwig (known in England as John Lewis) Burckhardt (1784-1817), Swiss scholar and explorer in Syria, Egypt and Arabia, is a heroic figure among travellers in the Levant. In 1817 he began the exploration of Africa with the countries of the Niger, but he was attacked by dysentery and died in October of that year. - With 2 small libr. stamps, otherwise an excellent copy.Ibrahim Hilmy I, p.105; Blackmer Collection 238; Weber 106; Von Hünersdorff I, p.229; Hamilton, Europe and the Arab world, p.158 'his most dangerous journey is described in his Travels in Nubia'.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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        Diorama mit einer Wachsfigur Martin Luther darstellend. (Venerabilis Dominus Doctor Martinus Lutherus).

      Ohne Ortsangabe, 1822.. Wachsfigur in einem hözernem Kasten mit Glasabdeckung. Format ca. 30x24,2 cm, Tiefe ca. 4 cm.. Eine sauber gearbeitete und gut erhaltene Wachsfigur die Martin Luther mit dem Bild auf seine Bibelübersetzung zeigend an einer Kanzel darstellt. Mit blauem Hintergrund. In einem schön gearbeiteten Holzkasten mit floral-ornamental gearbeiteten Metall-Eckenbeschlägen. Verso mit einem handschriftlichem Text (Venerabilis Dominus Martinus Lutherus, datiert 1822) auf einem Pappschild versehen. Verso wurde die hintere Abdeckung etwas unsauber von alter Hand geklebt, das Holz sehr leicht berieben, eine Abplatzstelle am hinteren unteren Eck, lediglich die Bibeldarstellung mit kleineren Abplatzspuren, sonst gut erhalten. - Unikat!

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Fortsetzung des Tagebuchs über diejenigen Begebenheiten welche die vormalige Reichsstadt Biberach während des französischen Kriegs vom Jahre 1802 an bis zum Jahr 1815 erfahren hat, mit beständiger Hinsicht auf die übrigen Kriegsbegebenheiten der damaligen Zeit. Samt einem Anhang von der Theurung im Jahr 1770-1771- und 1816-1817 - und dem im Jahre 1821 erfolgten wichtigen Ereignis der Schuldenabnahme unserer Stadt und Landschaft. Gesammelt und herausgegeben von Johann Konrad Krais, Konrektor der lateinischen- und Reallehranstalt zu Biberach.

      Buchau, gedruckt in der Fürstlich Thurn- und Taxisschen Buchdruckerey bey Dionis Kuen, 1822.. 8° (18x11), VIII, 304 S., marmor Pbd d.Zt., dreiseitiger Rotschnitt, Ecken bestossen, untRücken mit kleiner Bezugsfehlstelle, anfangs 1 Lage locker, teil schwach stockfleckig, gutes Exemplar,. angebunden: Zwey Reden bey der feyerlichen Einholung des ersten Garben-Wagens auf dem festlich geschmückten Marktplatz in Biberach Montags den 28. Julius 1817. gehalten von Gabriel Braun, katholischen Stadtpfarrer, und Johann Jakob Mayer, evangelischen Prediger. Buchau, in der Fürstl. Taxischen Buchdruckerey von Dionis Kuen, [1817]. 15 S.,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche : Bad Wa]
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        Sammlungen für die Heilkunde der Gemüthskrankheiten (in 2 Bänden),n. XIV S., 1 Bl., 484 S.; X S., 1 Bl., 426 S. Halbleder d. Zeit mit roten Rsch. und Rückenvergoldung (etwas beschabt).

      Elberfeld Schönian'sche Buchhandlung 1822 - 1825.. mit 2 mehrfach gefalteten lithographische Tafeln (Baupläne einer Anstalt), XIV, 483 Seiten, X, 426 Seiten, 8°, schwarzes privates HLn (Bd. 1), weiße O Pp (Bd. 2), beide Bände mit Rückenbeschriftung. ORDENTLICHE EXEMPLARE, Band 1 in einem einfachen späteren Bibliothekseinband, Band 2 in einem deutlich größerformatigem, breitrandigen und unbeschnittenen Exemplar (bei diesem der Einband etwas berieben). Bei beiden Bänden wurden die Bibliotheksstempel ausgeschnitten (bei Band 1 2 Stempel). Jacobi leistet mit der Erstausgabe dieses bedeutenden Werkes einen bedeutenden Beitrag in der noch jungen Wissenschaft der Psychiatrie. 1822 zum Direktor der Siegburger Anstalt geworden behadelt er darin neben grundsätzlichen Fragen auch Krankheitsbilder wie Tobsucht, Melancholie, Monogamie, Blödsinn und Idiotismus

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit]
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        Sammlungen für die Heilkunde der Gemüthskrankheiten. Erster Band.

      Elberfeld Schönian, 1822.. 8°, zeitgenöss. Halbleder, goldgeprägter Rückentitel auf rotem Rückenschild, Rücken am oberen Kapital eingerissen, schwacher alter Bibl.-Stempel auf Titel; XIV, 1 Bl., 484 S., 2 lith. gefaltete Taf.. der erste Band der "Sammlungen" enthält eine ausführliche Würdigung und teilweise Übersetzung einzelner Kapitel von Samuel Tukes "Description of the retreat...". Jacobi hat hieraus ohne Zweifel viele Anregungen für die spätere Gründung der Irrenanstalt Siegburg gewonnen. - Es folgt eine ebenso ausführliche Auseinandersetzung mit Esquirols "Abhandlungen von den Seelenstörungen". Diese geht also der Übersetzung von Hille ("Allgemeine und specielle Pathologie und Therapie der Seelenstörungen", 1827) noch voraus!

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Am Osning]
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        Anleitung zum Bau und zur Erhaltung der Haupt- und Vicinal-Straßen.

      München, Lindauer, 1822.. (20,5 x 12 cm). VIII, 200 S. Mit 6 (1 kolorierten) gefalteten lithographierten Tafeln und 6 gefalteten Tabellen. Halblederband der Zeit.. Erste Ausgabe. - Pechmann, königlich bayerischer Oberbaurat in München, versucht mit seinem Werk eine vollständige und praktische Anleitung für den Straßenbau zu geben, welche alle dabei vorkommenden Arbeiten ausführlich darstellt. - Name auf Vorsatz. Stellenweise mit Randnotizen von alter Hand und etwas braunfleckig. Eine Tafel im Falz etwas eingerissen. Einband leicht bestoßen und mit kleiner Fehlstelle am Rückenschild, sonst gut erhalten. - Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-techn. 278

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        THE FALL OF JERUSALEM: A Dramatic Poem

      London - John Murray, 1822. London - John Murray, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This dramaticfable theatrically portrays the catastrophic destruction of the second Jewish temple, exploring the theme of rebellious Jerusalem, which fell to the Roman forces in the year 70. Characters include the Romans Terentius Rufus, Caius Placidus, and Diagoras a Stoic philosopher. As well as the Jews Simon the Assassin, Ben Cathla Leader of the Edmomites and Abiram a false Prophet. Milman was anordained minister who became dean of St. Paul's,he wasbest known however,for his scholarly achievements. He translated Sanskrit poetry, and wrote several works of religious history, including a History of the Jews and a History of Christianity under the Empire, both of which approached their subject matter with historical precision and rational detachment. Condition: In decorative calf binding with gilt lettering and design to the spine. Externally, a triflerubbed to boards and extremities. Internally, firmly bound with bright pages. Some scattered light spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        A Cockney's Shooting Season in Suffolk

      London: Thomas M'Lean, 1822 - A RARE EXAMPLE IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS, with title on upper cover and advertisment for 6 works published by McLean on lower cover. Five copies listed in ABPC since 1977, 2 in wrappers. The work tells the amusing tale of the new wealthy Londoner on a trip to the countryside and the constant gaffs he makes due to his lack of understanding of the country way of life, and the danger he poses to himself and all those around him whilst in possession of a gun First edition. 2° (275 x 380 mm). 6 hand-colored aquatint plates, Letterpress title and 14pp. of text. Original printed wrappers, binding threads lacking with contents loose (remnants of threads at end), scattered minor toning and light offsetting from plates onto facing pages. Laid into a red buckram chemise with defaced bookplate. Tooley 22; Schwerdt I, p.12; Abbey Life 382; Mellon/Snelgrove p.48 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. A Tale

      London - John Sharpe, 1822. London - John Sharpe, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early nineteenth century Rasselas embellished with Westall's beautiful engravings in a full calf decorative gilt tooled binding. Withthree engravings from Richard Westall, with an engraved title page. With the armorial bookplate of William Westall to the front pastedown. This is quite possibly the younger brother of engraver Richard Westall, which makes this a very lovely family provenance. William Westall, 1781 - 1850, was an English painter and engraver. Rasselas, otherwise known as The Prince of Abyssinia, an adaptation of the French conte grafted on to the Oriental tale. The central characters embark on an educative grand tour of an imaginary Africa, proceeding into Egypt, and encounter as they go a succession of mortifying episodes which show the delusive nature of most quests for human happiness -ODNB. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, slightly rubbed. Internally, firmly bound, with intermittent light spots, prominent to the first few pages and the margins. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Lectures on Sculpture

      nd of Antonio Canova in 1822, 1838. nd of Antonio Canova in 1822, 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the lectures of John Flaxman on the art of sculpture. Flaxman was a sculptor and draughtsman who created many reliefs and sculptures for palces such as Westminster Abbey and St Paul's Cathedral. In 1797 he was made an associate of the Royal Academy. Every year he exhibited work of one class or another: occasionally a public monument in the round, like those of Pasquale Paoli (1798) or Captain Montague (1802) for Westminster Abbey, of Sir William Jones for University College, Oxford (17971801), of Nelson or Howe for St Paul's Cathedral; more often memorials for churches, with symbolic Acts of Mercy or illustrations of Scripture texts. WIth chapters on style, ancient art, and drapery, amongst others. With fifty-two plates to the rear (collated complete). Condition: Rebound in a half-calf binding. Externally smart, with just some light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just the odd spot (heavier to first and last few pages). Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        LE DON QUICHOTTE / TRADUIT DE L'ESPAGNOL PAR H.BOUCHON DUBOURNAL - NOUVELLE EDITION REVUE CORRIGEE / EN 4 TOMES.

      MEQUIGNON MARVIS 1822 - R240065765: XLI + 461 + 529 + 570 + 597 pages - rousseurs sans réelle conséquence sur la lecture - coins frottés - dos fendu coiffes en tête et pied abîmées sur les 4 tomes - étiquette sur le dos et le 1er plat - couverture muette - 1er plat désolidarisé sur le tome 3 + déchirures en début d'ouvrage - 9 gravures ? sous serpente + une carte du voyage dépliante - 3 photos disponibles. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. défraîchie. Dos abîmé. Rousseurs Classification Dewey : 860-Littératures espagnole et portugaise [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OPIUM-EATER

      London: Printed for Taylor and Hessey, 1822.. London: Printed for Taylor and Hessey, 1822.. vi,206,[2]pp. Modern full medium brown crushed levant, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g., by Zaehnsdorf. Hairline crack in upper joint, otherwise about fine, with the half-title and advert leaf. Cloth slipcase. First edition of De Quincey's masterpiece. "This book ... sets out the picture of a soul, a psycho-graph; and as such it outranks all that our marvelous literature possesses...." - William Bolithio.

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        An Account of the Principal Pleasure Tours in England and Wales

      London, Dublin and Edinburgjh: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1822 Illustrated by Maps and Views. In modern, attractive, green half leather with green marbled boards, decorative gilt tooling. Spine has raised bands, gilt tooling, title in gilt to maroon leather label. Internally, green marbled boards, pull out map frontis, (vii) 476 pp, which includes 4 folding maps (1 with small tear) and 12 views, 17 tours and 34 itineraries. Rare. COPAC notes 3 copies but none at the NLW! (OCLC 10260564)

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        TRATADO THEORICO E PRATICO DA AGRICULTURA DAS VINHAS,

      - DA EXTRACÇÃO DO MOSTO, BONDADE, E CONSERVAÇÃO DOS VINHOS E DAS AGOAS ARDENTES. POR ANTONIO LOBO BARBOZA FERREIRA TEIXEIRA GYRÃO, Deputado ás Cortes Geraes, Extraordinarias, e Constituintes da Nação Portugueza, Socio da Academia das Sciencias, da Sociedade Patriotica e Litteraria, e da Promotora da Industria Nacional: LISBOA: Na Imprensa Nacional. ANNO 1822. In 8.º (de 20x15 cm) com 239, lviii,[viii] pags. + 4 gravuras desdobráveis. Encadernação da época com lombada em pele e ferros a ouro. Ilustrado com 4 gravuras desdobráveis: 1 quadro com tabela das equivalências das dimensões de 27 tonéis segundo as medidas do Porto para a carregação de vinho limpo e tendo levado mosto, segundo as medidas do bojo, dos meões, do tampo, dos pentes, etc. Apresenta ainda 3 gravuras abertas em chapa de cobre, representando: «Iconografia do alambique» ou esquema técnico; «Cenographia de hum alambique melhorado» ou esquema em corte das partes internas de um alambique; e um esquema técnico em corte de uma máquina industrial de destilação contínua com um sistema de alimentação por coluna elevada e prensagem contínua através de mecanismo de rodas dentadas. No final a obra apresenta a lista com os nomes dos assinantes e um índice detalhado das matérias estudadas. Exemplar com título de posse da época manuscrito sobre a folha rosto. Inocêncio, I, 184, VII, 224, XX, 244, XXII, 311: ?Antonio Lobo de Barbosa Ferreira Teixeira Girão, 1.º Visconde de Vilarinho de S. Romão em 1835, Par do Reino, Deputado às Cortes constituintes em 1821, Prefeito das provincial de Tras-os-Montes e Estremadura em 1834, Sócio da Academia Real das Ciências de Lisboa, da Sociedade Promotora da Industria Nacional, etc. Nasceu na provincia de Trás-os-Montes a 5 de Novembro de 1785. Morreu a 17 de Março de 1862. Quanto às suas qualificações literárias, e aos diversos cargos que exerceu, pode ver se o catálogo de anotadores, que precede a versão dos Fastos de Ovídio pelo sr. Castilho (Ver Resenha das familias titulares de Portugal . [965] Tractado theorico e practico da Agricultura das vinhas, da extracção do mosto, bondade e conservação dos vinhos, e da distillação das aguas ardentes. Lisboa, 1822. 4.º com estampas. A obra Tratado theorico e pratico [n.° 965] comprende 240 LVIII 8 pag. com 4 grandes folhas desdobráveis de tabelas e figuras. Treatise (theorical and practical) on the agriculture of the vineyards, conservation of wines, and distillation. Binding: contemporary half calf gilt at spine. Illustrated with 4 large folding sheets of tables and figures: 1 folding table with dimensions and equivalence of the measures in use at the time for wine cargo; and 3 engravings opened in the copper plate representing: technical schemes; diagram of the internal parts, and a technical scheme in an industrial machine of distillation with a continuous column or feed system (high and continuous pressing through the means of sprockets mechanism). At the end the work presents a list with the names of subscribers and a detailed index of subjects. Inocêncio I, 184, VII, 224, XX, 244, XXII, 311 : 'Antonio Lobo Barbosa Ferreira Teixeira Girão, 1st Viscount Vilarinho de S. Romão in 1835. Perfect of the province of Trás-os-Montes and Extremadura in 1834, Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences, the National Society of Industries Promotion, etc. Born in the province of Trás-os-Montes, 1785, and died in 1862. Location/localizacao:

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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

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

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        Grundtraek til en almindelig Plantegeographie. Med 4 tavler.

      . Kbhvn. 1822. Med 4 foldede tavler + 2 foldede tabeller. VIII + 463 + (1) s. Samtidig kartonnage, ryg med brugsspor. Lettere guldplettet. Stempel pa titelblad. * Dette er Schouws hovedvaerk og den förste danske plantegeografi. Vaerket udkom samme ar pa tysk og blev i forkortet form oversat til fransk (ved Malthe Conrad Brun) og engelsk. Schouw var svoger til ejeren af Nysö, Baron Stampe, hvorfra dette ekspl. stammer.<br>(Carl Christensen bd. 1)..

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        La Divina Commedia. Col comento del P. Baldassare Lombardi. M. C. ora nuovamente arricchito di molte illustrazioni edite ed inedite. 5 Volumes.

      dalla Tipografia della Minerva, Padova, 1822 - incisione, relié demi-parchemin, pièce de titre et de tomaison en cuir rouge, manque la pièce de titre au tome 4, et quelques pièces d?ornementation, plats papier marbré, tranches non rognées. Au verseau de la page de titre, figure un texte manuscrit à la plume, il s?agit d?un texte émouvant adressé par un oncle à sa nièce, dans lequel il lègue cette édition lorsque il ne plus de ce monde.

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        GUIDA DA MILANO A GINEVRA PER IL SEMPIONE.

      Artaria 1822 In - 8 gr. (mm. 264x198), cartonato muto coevo, tit. impresso al dorso, pp. (2),XI,175,(5), molto ben illustrato da 30 tavv. f.t., inc. in rame all?acquatinta da Landini e Fumagalli, su disegno del grande artista svizzero Lory, e con una carta geografica più volte ripieg. Il nome dell?A. si ricava dalla dedica a Davide Bertolotti. Importante e raffinata galleria di stupende vedute del lago Maggiore, Domodossola, il Sempione, Brieg, Sion, Ginevra e poi montagne, ghiacciai, ponti e gallerie. La guida di Artaria si ispira alla celebre opera di Gabriel L. e Mathias G. LORY ?Voyage pittoresque de Genève à Milan par la route du Simplon?, stampato a Parigi nel 1811 con 35 tavv. a colori e la presente versione (della quale esiste una riedizione con 40 tavv.) può essere in parte considerata una riduzione dell?originale. Cfr. Fossati Bellani,I,504 (ma privo di tavole) - Benezit,VIII, p. 809 - Perret,II, p. 320 per l?ediz. del Lory, 1811. Esemplare intonso, molto ben conservato.

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        HELLAS A LYRICAL DRAMA

      London: Charles and James Ollier, 1822.. London: Charles and James Ollier, 1822.. xi,[3],[3]-60pp. Octavo. Full dark blue crushed levant, sides decorated with sequence of concentric triple rules, raised bands, t.e.g., others untrimmed, by Bumpus. Bookplate shadows on endsheets, otherwise a fine copy with the half-title, though bound without the terminal blank. First edition of the last book Shelley published during his life time, a work inspired by the Greek insurrection during the fall of 1821, and dedicated to Prince Alexander Mavrocordato. GRANNISS, pp.73-5. TINKER 1903. WISE, pp.66-7. NCBEL III: 315.

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        Chrysal;

      London - Samuel Richards & Co, 1822. London - Samuel Richards & Co, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An illustratededition of this satiricalnovel by Charles Johnstone, first published in 1760. Featuring twelve beautifully engraved plates. Collated complete. Wherein are exhibited views of several striking scenes, with curious and interesting anecdotes of the most noted persons in every rank of life, whose hands it passed through, in America, England, Holland, Germany and Portugal. Complete in three volumes. Condition: All volumes are uniformly bound in half calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally, all volumes are a trifle rubbed with wear to the extremities. Some light loss to the spine labels. All joints are cracked, with the front board to volume one detached. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound and generally bright. Some ink annotations to the frontispiece of volume one, withspotting and instances of marginal tide marks. Some paper repairs to page nine of volume two, which, fortunately, does not affect the text. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        The Statutes of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

      0 George III - To A.D. 1822; 3 George IV, Both Inclusive. 0 George III - To A.D. 1822; 3 George IV, Both Inclusive, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardbound volume in blue paper covered boards. Condition: The binding is fairly tight and firm with all pages attached. The front board and first blank end paper are present and attached to each other butdetached from the volume. There is some wear to the extremities including bumping to the corners and edges of the boards, some tears to the paper covers and some marks to the boards. The spineis creased and discoloured, with the title written on it in ink. The pages have been rough cut. Internally the pages are clean and bright with the occasional handling mark and odd spot. There is a rubber stamp to the front pastedown. Overall the volume is ingood onlycondition..

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        Untersuchungen über gewisse die Geisteszerrüttung betreffende Irrthümer übersetzt nebst einer Abhandlung über die Seelengesundheit von J.C.A. Heinroth

      Leipzig Weidmann, 1822.. HLd., RVerg., RSch.; 3 Bl., 260 S., 4 gef. Taf., 3 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen; schönes Exemplar 8°. deutsche EA. - Burrows (1771-1846) spielte eine wichtige Rolle bei der Anhörung vor dem Select Committee of the House of Lords 1828 zur Situation der Irren; er präsentierte u.a. Statistiken über Heilungen von Patienten in verschiedenen Einrichtungen. Er hatte viele Kontakte zu französischen Psychiatern und berichtete als erster über die neuen Befunde zur progressiven Paralyse (HUNTER/MACALPINE 777ff.). Vgl. auch HIRSCH/H. II, 780 f. und LEIGH 161 ("one of the leading members of the profession"). First german edition of an investigation of the curability of insanity based on the statistics of a countrywide survey of mental institutions

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        Political Essay On the Kingdom of New Spain

      LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN, PATERNOSTER-ROW, LONDON 1822 - IN FOUR VOLUMES: XVIII,[2], CXLV, 289, [1]PP. PLUS FOLDING PLAN OF THE PORT OF VERA CRUZ, 2 VIEWS OF VOLCANOS FROM MEXICO CITY; FRONTISPIECE FOLDING PROFILE (SECTION) OF CENTRAL TABLE LAND OF MEXICO, [2], 483PP. PLUS 2 FOLDING PROFILES OF EASTERN AND WESTERN DECLIVITIES FROM CENTRAL MEXICAN TABLE LAND; FOLDING FRONTISPIECE MAP OF THE VALLEY OF MEXICO BY JABBO OLTMANNS; [1], 374, [100]PP.Binding: CLOTH. Printing: TYPE. Paper: WOVE. Illustrations: MAPS & VIEWS. FOUR OCTAVOES TRIMMED AND REBOUND IN DARK BLUE CLOTH WITH MOROCCO SPINE LABELS IN GILT. TITLE TO VOLUME ONE MOUNTED ON A STUB. HOWES H786, REFERRING TO THE SET AS "OF SUPERLATIVE CALIFORNIA IMPORTANCE." INTERESTING SET HAVING BEEN ONCE PRESENTED "TO GENERAL CARRENO WITH MR. RENNIE'S RESPECTFUL COMPLIMENTS". A SLIGHTLY EARLIER INSCRIPTION ON THE FIRST LEAF READS, "WM. A.RYAN ASST. OF WILLIAM NELSON, ESQ. AMERICAN CONSUL PANAMA". LATER COLLECTOR'S STAMP AND BOOKPLATE. RUBBING AT TIPS AND SPINE ENDS; MINOR TRIMMING OF INSCRIPTIONS, ELSE GOOD EXAMPLE OF AN IMPORTANT SET."A CORNERSTONE IN ANY COLLECTION ON MEXICO, HUMBOLDT'S MANIFOLD INTERESTS AND ACTIONS INAUGURATED THE MODERN TYPE OF SCIENTIFIC EXPLORATION. HE WAS EQUALLY FAMOUS AS A GEOGRAPHER, NATURALIST, AND HUMANIST." (HILL 844)

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        Bracebridge Hall; or, The Humorists

      London - John Murray, 1822. London - John Murray, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first UK edition of Irving&#39;s collection of character sketches and tales based on the Bracebridge family of Aston Hall in a decorative binding that will brighten any shelf. First Edition, Second Issue, with 404pp in Volume Two. Complete in Two Volumes. With a Burma Book Shop, Argyll, Scotland booksellers label to the rear pastedown of Volume One. Condition: In a half calf and marbled paper binding. Externally, rubbed. Internally, firmly bound, with occasional spots, and a copperplate ink signature to each title page. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Halidon Hill; A Dramatic Sketch From Scottish History

      Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co. - London - Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1822. Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co. - London - Hurst, Robinson and Co., 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Halidon Hill; A Dramatic Sketch From Scottish History by Sir Walter Scott, in original paper wraps. First edition. Dedicated to Joanna Baillie, at whose request Scott wrote Halidon Hill as a contribution to a poetical miscellany she was editing, however, this work became too long for such a purpose and was replaced by another work. Constable without seeing the MS. forthwith tendered 1000 for the copyright -the same sum that had seemed almost irrationally munificent in 1807 when offered for Marmion [Lockhart]Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (1771 -1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time. Previous owner&#39;s ink inscription to front free endpaper. Condition: In original paper wraps. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities, loss to backstrip and joints starting, the odd mark, and slight stained including an ink mark to rear board. Internally, generally firmly bound but with first and last pages starting due to joints. Bright and generally clean throughout with only the odd spot and handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Ancient Unedited Monuments

      No publisher 1822 - Millingen, James. London 1822-1826 "First edition, 2 parts in one volume, folio, pp. [3], viii, 105, [1]; [4], ii, 40; 62 plates of which 40 are colored.Interior text and plates Good-Very Good. Ex-library. Blind stamps on edges of margins on plates in Part I (do not affect images). A few repairs to a couple of plates and a few pages of text. Tan cloth covers; corners bumped. *I: Painted Greek Vases from collections in various countries. Principally in Great Britain. II: Statues, Busts, Bas-Reliefs and other remains of Grecian art. Very Good copy with fine col. lithogr. plts showing vases and pottery designs. Complete. The series was originally projected to contain three parts but was discontinued due to lack of public patronage. Overall a Very Good-Near Fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Shipwreck

      London - JohnSharpe, 1822. London - JohnSharpe, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An epic poem telling the final voyage of the merchant ship Britannia and her crew. In the original very decorative Regency binding. Includes numerous engravings throughout. William Falconer (bap. 1732, d. 1770), poet and lexicographer, was baptized in Edinburgh on 11 February 1732, which was possibly also the day of his birth. Nothing is known of Falconer&#39;s childhood except that he had some rudimentary schooling under one Webster before he went to sea as an apprentice, probably in the coal trade from Northumberland to London, about which he makes knowledgeable references in his poetry. Evidence for Falconer&#39;s seafaring life is to be adduced from his long poem The Shipwreck, which he claims to be autobiographical. If so, by 1749 he had completed his apprenticeship and had joined a British merchant ship in the Levant trade at Alexandria as second mate. The ship, homeward bound via Venice, was driven off course by a furious gale and was wrecked at Sunium in Greece. Falconer was one of three survivors. In 1751 he was in Edinburgh for his first publication, an ode on the death of Frederick, prince of Wales. His life for the next decade is obscure. He was almost certainly at sea in merchant ships, and there is evidence from The Shipwreck that he also served in the Royal Navy and may have been in Hawke&#39;s fleet at Quiberon Bay (November 1759). A surviving logbook records that in 1760 he was serving as mate on the Vestal frigate in the north Atlantic trade. DNBCondition: In an attractive calf-leather binding with gilt decoration. Externally generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean with onlysome mild spotting to the first and last few pages and the plates due to the paper used. Copperplate ink inscription to thefront endpaper. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Discours sur L&#39;Histoire Universelle par Bousset.Tome I & II

      Lyon - Perisse Freres, 1822. Lyon - Perisse Freres, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A historical work from renowned French theologian and orator, Bossuet. In French. In Two Volumes. Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, 1627 1704, was a French bishop and theologian, renowned for his sermons and other addresses. He has been considered by many to be one of the most brilliant orators of all time and a masterly French stylist. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally, worn, with slight loss to the top and tail of the spines. The joints are starting, with the front joint of volume one split. Internally, firmly bound, with just the occasional spot. Overall:VERY GOOD..

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        Pétition pour des villageois qu'on empèche de danser. Par Paul-Louis Courier, vigneron, ancien canonnier à cheval, sorti l'an passé des prisons de Sainte-Pélagie.

      Paris, Marchands de nouveautés 1822 - In-8 [193 x 117 mm]. Collation : 28 pp. Demi-maroquin vert, dos orné. (Reliure moderne.) Edition originale. Le plus fameux pamphlet de Paul-Louis Courier a été "adressé aux députés pour obtenir l'annulation d'un arrêté préfectoral pris à la demande d'un jeune curé "bouillant de zèle", interdisant aux paysans de danser le dimanche sur la place d'Azai, a été saisi le 12 août." En français dans le texte 233. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and other Poems

      London - John Sharpe, 1822. London - John Sharpe, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Goldsmith&#39;s popular poems, with an interesting provenance. Featuring an illustrated titlepage and a number of engraved plates. With critical observations to the front. The front blank has the pencil signature of L. S. Lasenby, 218 Regent Street, W1, apparently a relation of Arthur Lasenby Liberty, who established the Liberty store at 218 Regent Street in 1875. Condition: In a full calf binding, with blindstamped and gilt decoration. Externally, rubbed to extremities, with slight loss to top of spine. Internally, firmly bound and bright. Occasional spots and marks to text, with foxing to plates. Copperplate ink signature of William Buckley, Tiverton, dated1828 to front blank. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Fortunes of Nigel

      sp;- Edinburgh and London - Archibald Constable and Co and Hurst, Robinson and Co, 1822. sp;- Edinburgh and London - Archibald Constable and Co and Hurst, Robinson and Co, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this novel by Sir Walter Scott. Complete in three volumes. With half titles present in each volume and publisher&#39;s catalogue to rear of volume III. A young Scottish nobleman, Nigel Olifaunt, Lord Glenvarloch, travels to London in order to ask the King to repay his father&#39;s loan. Nigel wishes to use the money to pay off a mortgage on his estatebut the Duke of Buckingham and Prince Charles already have their eyes on it. The lord is drawn into the chaotic life of the court, and when he becomes an enemy of the profligate Lord Dalgarno, he finds himself in grave danger. Captain Clutterbuck is the imaginary author of The Fortunes of Nigel. Condition: In half calf bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound with scattered foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry into: (1.) The State of the Colony of New South Wales. (London, House of Lords), 5th August 1822. Fol. 2 Bl., 186 S. - (2.) The Judicial Establishments of New South Wales, and Van Diemen's Land. (London), House of Commons, 21st February 1823. Fol. 1 Bl., 90 S. - (3.) The State of Agriculture and Trade in the Colony of New South Wales. (London), House of Commons, 13th March 1823. Fol. 112 S. Etwas spätere Hldr.; leicht bestoßen und Bezug an den Kanten tlw. lädiert.

      . . Ferguson I, 854, 891 u. 892. - Bd. 2 und 3 in der ersten Fassung für das House of Commons, Bd. 1 in der verbesserten Ausgabe für das House of Lords. Wesentliche Dokumente für Australiens politische, juristische und wirtschaftliche Entwicklung. Die Kosten für den Unterhalt der Kolonie waren hoch und die Kriminalitätsrate in England war gegen alle Erwartungen trotz der Deportation keineswegs gesunken. Als sich Beschwerden einer kleinen Gruppe wohlhabender Siedler gegen die Amtsführung des Gouverneurs Macquarie und dessen angebliche Bevorzugung von Ex-Sträflingen häuften, schickte man Bigge als "Commissioner". Er hielt sich 17 Monate in Australien auf, arbeitete sehr gründlich und lieferte detaillierte, äußerst aufschlussreiche Berichte. Obwohl Bigge am Status der Strafkolonie festhalten wollte, bewirkten seine Berichte letztlich das genaue Gegenteil. Er zeigte zwar Wege auf, die Kosten der Kolonie zu senken, doch um ein Gegengewicht gegen die Macquarie nahestehenden "Emancipists" zu schaffen, welche die Rechte entlassener Sträflinge stärken wollten, empfahl er die Entsendung wohlhabender Siedler der britischen Krone. Als die Berichte dem House of Commons vorgelegt wurden, war Gouverneur Macquarie bereits zurückgetreten. Die dennoch erfolgte Reform der legislativen Rechte trug wesentlich zur Eigenständigkeit der Kolonie bei. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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        Taschenbuch zum geselligen Vergnugen

      Leipzig - Friedrich Gleditsch, 1822. Leipzig - Friedrich Gleditsch, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated German guide to social entertainment. Featuring an engraved frontispiece and title page. Contains four engraved plates to the front of the book. With eight pages of sheet music to the rear. Wilhelm Gottlieb Becker (4 November 1753 - 3 June 1813) was a German art historian, numismatist, and author. Taschenbuch zum geselligen Vergngen (Handbook for social enjoyment; Leipzig 1791-1814) was Becker&#39;s chief work. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed. Spine label missing. Front hinge strained and rear hinge slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Generally clean with some scattered light foxing. Wear to the verso of one plate and a tide mark to the verso of one plate. Overall: GOOD..

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson

      London - T. Cadell, F. C. and J. Rivington, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown etc., 1822. London - T. Cadell, F. C. and J. Rivington, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown etc., 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. James Boswell&#39;s influential biography of Samuel Johnson. Complete in four volumes. The ninth edition, revised and augmented. The Life of Samuel Johnson is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the greatest biography written in English. While Boswell&#39;s personal acquaintance with his subject only began in 1763, when Johnson was 54 years old, Boswell covered the entirety of Johnson&#39;s life by means of additional research. The biography takes many critical liberties with Johnson&#39;s life, as Boswell makes various changes to Johnson&#39;s quotations and even censors many comments. Regardless of these actions, modern biographers have found Boswell&#39;s biography as an important source of information. The work was popular among early audiences and with modern critics. With a portrait of Johnson to the frontispiece of volume I. Including two fold-out plates. Bookplate of Sir Baldwin Leighton to front pastedowns and his inscriptions to front blanks, dated 1825. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally, sound with wear to extremities and cracking to two rear joints. Only a small part of one leather spine label remains. However these could readily replaced at reasonable cost. Internally, firmly bound, bright with occasional foxing, especially to plates and first and last pages. Overall: GOOD.

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        Traité de l'association domestique- agricole.

      Paris, Bossange 1822 - 2 volumes in-8. Collation : LXXX, 592, (6) / VIII, 648, (4) pp. Toile brune, dos orné de filets dorés. (Reliure de l'époque.) Edition originale avec la signature autographe de l'auteur au verso du faux-titre du tome 1. "Sous la question particulière de l'organisation d'une économie domestique et d'une économie agricole, Fourier, dans son nouvel ouvrage, avait introduit sa doctrine tout entière, la doctrine de l'harmonie sociale étendue à l'univers. le style même du "Traité" par ses particularités, est destiné à faire impression sur le public. Il contient des exagérations apparentes, il fait appel à l'imagination, le vocabulaire est rempli de néologisme." (H. Bourgin) Restauration au coin du faux-titre du premier volume. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: First Edition]

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        View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages. In three volumes

      London - John Murray, 1822. London - John Murray, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Henry Hallam&#39;s brilliant examination of Medieval Europe. Third Edition, revised and corrected. Complete in three volumes. Henry Hallam (9 July 1777 21 January 1859) was an English historian. Hallam&#39;s earliest literary work was undertaken in connection with the Whig periodical, the Edinburgh Review, where his review of Walter Scott&#39;s Dryden attracted attention. His first major work, The View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, was produced in 1818, and was followed nine years later by the Constitutional History of England. In 18381839 appeared the Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries. A volume of supplemental notes to his Middle Ages was published in 1843; these facts and dates represent nearly all of Hallam&#39;s career. Hallam&#39;s View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages (2 vols. , 1818) surveyed the political development of the principal west European countries, paying particular attention to England&#39;s Anglo-Saxon and Norman constitutions. Though Hallam&#39;s reputation rests on his work as a historian, he made other contributions to Victorian intellectual life. Given the breadth of his interests, he was an obvious participant in the learned societies and literary clubs of the day. He became a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1801, and held the office of vice-president from 1824 to 1851; he was also elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1821. He helped found London University, and sat on its council from 1828 to 1831, as well as being a founder member of the Statistical Society, and serving as its treasurer from 1834 to 1840. During the 1830s he also worked with the sixth record commission, appointed in 1831 to organize the national records, and he assisted the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, an organization dedicated to popular education. DNBCondition: In full calf bindings. Externally generally sound although rubbed with one cracked joint, backstrip of volume III coming slightly away, some marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with light scattered spotting, heavier to the first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD.

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        Les Martyrs Ou Le Triomphe

      Paris - Chez La Normant, 1822. Paris - Chez La Normant, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Franois-Ren, vicomte de Chateaubriand (4 September 1768 4 July 1848) was a French writer, politician, diplomat and historian. He is considered the founder of Romanticism in French literature. His descriptions of Nature and his analysis of emotion made him the model for a generation of Romantic writers, not only in France but also abroad. The notes Chateaubriand made on his travels would later form part of a prose epic, Les Martyrs, set during the Roman persecution of early Christianity. His notes also furnished a running account of the trip itself, published in 1811 as the Itinraire de Paris Jrusalem (Itinerary from Paris to Jerusalem). The Spanish stage of the journey would inspire a third novella, Les aventures du dernier Abencrage (The Adventures of the Last Abencerrage), which appeared in 1826. Includes an armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Includes Volume I and II of a two volume set. Fourth Edition. In French. Condition: In a gilt and blind stamped cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places with some marks. Internally, binding slightly tender with some pages working loose and some detatched but present (pages ix-xij of Volume I). Very bright with some scattered foxing throughout. Overall Condition: GOOD..

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        The works of William Hogarth

      . from the original plates restored by James Heath; with the addition of many subjects not before colleceted: to which is prefixed a biographical essay on the genius and productions of Hogarth and explanations of the subjects of the plates. London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, by Nichols and Son 1822 / 1837. With 156 engravings on 116 leaves, incl. 2 portraits. Elephant folio. XI + [3] + 42 pp. + plates. Well-preserved copy bound in nice contemporary halfleather richly gilt on spine and all edges gilt. Binding weakly marked of use, flyleaf + frontispiece-portrait with fold..

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        The Percy Anecdotes

      1822 - London - T. Boys, 1821. 1822 - London - T. Boys, 1821 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A lovely little collection of The Percy Anecdotes. Three volumes containing six of the 44 monthly editions of the Anecdotes; Enterprise, Captivity, The Senate, Conviviality, Ingenuity, and Integrity. Supposedly written by Sholto and Reuben Percy, brothers of the Benedictine monastery of Mount Benger the Anecdotes are in fact penned by Sir John Byerley and Thomas Byerley. Each volume contains an engraved portrait frontispiece and title page, and a dedication page from the Percy brothers completewith facsimile signature. Three of a total of 20 volumes. First edition. Condition: In handsome half calf bindings. Externally, generally smart. Boards are a trifle rubbed. 3 out of 6 joints starting. Internally, firmly bound. Light spotting to first and last few pages. Otherwise clean, bright copies with only occasional handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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