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        Plans, Elevations, Sections, Details, and Views, of the Magnificent Chapel of King Henry the Seventh at Westminster Abbey Church; with the History of its Foundation and an Authentic Account of its Restoration. Volume 1 o

      London Priestley & Weale 1822. Worn condition. Covers rubbed and soiled. Some foxing throughout and soiling on a few plates, but content in overall good condition First Edition Blue card covers with blue cloth spine 630mm x 480mm (25" x 19"). 30pp + plates. 45 b/w detailed plates. Published 1822.

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

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

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        Trattato della esterna conformazione del cavallo e degli altri animali domestici.

      Subject: (Ippologia). Milano, per Giovanni Silvestri, 1822, 8vo legatura in mezza pelle coeva con titoli e fregi dorati al doreso, pp. VIII-348-(4) con graziosa vignetta xilografica figurata al frontespizio. Prima edizione.

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        Chrysal; or the Adventures of a Guinea: Wherein are exhibited Views of Several Striking Scenes; with interesting anecdotes of the most noted persons in every rank of life, through worse hands it has passed

      London, Samuel Richards & Co. 1822.. 3 Bde. 8°. VIII, 319; 2 Bll., 321; 2 Bll., 326 S. Mit 12 kolor. Aquatinta-Taf. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit Kopfgoldschn. Rückengoldpräg. Linien- u. Stehkantenvergold., zweifarb. Rückensch. Charles Johnston (ca.?1719-1800) was a novelist. Prevented by deafness from practising at the Irish Bar, he went in 1782 to India to follow a career as a journalist. His best-known novel, Chrysal, or the Adventures of a Guinea, a somewhat sombre satire.

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        Chrysal: or The Adventures of a Guinea, by an Adept

      London: Samuel Richards and Co [Printed by H Dean, Printer, Kingsland], 1822. Second Edition. 3 vols., 12mo. 12 hand-colored plates by Burney, Mawson & Read. [As called for in directions to the binder at end of vol. I]. Later boards, paper spines with paper labels. Joints to volumes I and II reinforced, bookplate of previous owner, otherwise a very good, uncut set with the plates clean and bright. Ex libris of George R. Dyer. In a red cloth slipcase with chemises. Tooley 283

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        Ansichten der Freien Hansestadt Bremen und ihrer Umgebungen.

      Wilmans, Frankfurt am Main 1822 - Gr.-8vo. Mit 1 gest. Titel u. 16 Kupfern nach Anton Radl. 1 Bl., XXIV, 648 S. Marmorierte Pp. m. RSchild im Stil d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe. - Mit 2 Gesamtansichten u. Ansichten von Rathaus und Markt, Bürgerweide, Domhof, Osterthor-Wall, Vegesack, Lesum, Burg, Blumenthal u. a. - Einband berieben. Durchgehend stockfleckig u. m. Tintenmarginalien v. alter Hand. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'Ane D'Or [The Golden Ass] or Metamorphoses [Metamorphosis] / Metamorphoseos, Sive Lusus Asini. Two Volumes. Association

      Paris: Jean-Francois Bastien, 1822 Paris: Chez Jean-Francois Bastien, 1822. Nouvelle Traduction, Avec Le Latin En Regard, Par J.A. Maury [New Translation, with Latin Original Text on facing versos, by J.A. Maury]. Imprimerie D'Ange Clo. Line engravings with tissue guards throughout both volumes. Two volumes, octavo; vol. 1 [6] xxvii + 370 pp.; vol 2 [6], 426 pp. Half calf with marbled boards, gilt and black compartments and lettering on spine; marbled endpapers; all page edges marbled. One example in each copy, at the front pastedown, of the artful bookplate of author Kirby Flower Smith. Leather worn and soiled with three joints cracked; spine ends perished and two small spine pieces missing as well from Vol 1; light internal foxing, rarely affecting the abundant plates, and scarcely so when that occurs. A scarce antiquarian two-volume rendition, in French on rectos with Latin original text on versos opposite, of "The Golden Ass" (or, "Metamorphosis") of Apulius. The earliest known classic tale of its type, that being a rather zesty account of the ribald Thessalian adventures of a young Greek aristocrat, Lucius. Eventually, Lucius betrays a priestess - as much of a no-no then as now - and is transformed into an ass. Been there, done that, got the t-shirt. Written by Apulius in the second century A.D. Replete with [uncredited] enchanting line-drawing engravings after the fashion of Flaxman; the stylistic novelty, particularly with illustrations of ancient Greek scenes, carries more than a bit of magic. For the bookplate collector, there are two of Kirby Flower Smith's stylish plates, one in each volume. Smith authored The Elegies of Albius Tibullus, Numa and Egeria, The Tale of Gyges and the King of Lydia, and other titles. An uncommon set. L-37n

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        Aussicht von Weissenstein auf dem Jura, Cant. Solothurn. Vue des Alpes depuis l'Hôtel Weissenstein [Panorama].

      Zürich, Heinrich Keller n° 367, sans date [1822]. - Leporello de 18,5 X 197 cm sous couverture cartonnée et étui décoré d'une vignette contrecollée. Magnifique panorama en couleurs, dessiné d'après nature depuis l'auberge de Weissenstein par H. Keller en 1817, amélioré et corrigé en 1822. Gravure de JJ Scheurmann. Bien complet des 2 éléments dépliants repésentant la ville de Soleure. Etui légèrement fendu, sinon exemplaire en excellente condition.Gezeichnet nach der Natur im Wirthshaus auf dem Weissenstein von H. Keller 1817. Vermehrt und berichtiget 1822. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta d'autori italiani che trattano del moto dell'acque, arricchita di molte cose inedite e d'alcuni schiarimenti. Edizione quarta.

      Subject: (Idraulica - Scienze - Fisica). Bologna, Tip. Marsigli, 1822/18 otto vol. (dal 2 al 4 e dal 6 al 10) in-8vo mezza pelle con fregi e titoli in oro ai dorsi, In questa IV edizione i primi 10 voll. contengono trattati e memorie idrauliche dei seguenti autori: Guglielmini (Opuscoli idraulici) - Archimede. Galileo. Castelli. Borelli. Torricelli e Viviani (Opuscoli) - Padre Grandi. Michelini. Narducci. Albizi. Montanari (Opuscoli) - Poleni. P. Frisio. Padre Lecchi. Perelli. Bacialli (Opuscoli) - Zanotti. Boscovich. Ximenes (Opuscoli e scritture idrauliche) - Zendrini (Delle acque correnti e relazione per la diversione dei fiumi Ronco e Montone dalla citta' di Ravenna) - Serie di scritture e relazioni concernenti il regolamento delle acque delle tre provincie di Bologna, Ferrara e Romagna" - Leonardo (Trattato sul moto e misura dell'acque) ed Opuscoli di Manfredi, Zendrini, ecc. Ogni volume ? completo in se e non vi seguito alcuno; alla raccolta dei 10 volumi a noi mancano il 1 ed il 5 volume. Successivamente l'opera prosegu? con altri sette volumi col titolo di "Nuova raccolta. " che contiene opere idrauliche di scrittori italiani, pubblicate dal 1774 in poi. Cfr. Brunet, IV, 1072 - Graesse, VI, 10 - Riccardi, I, p. 331, ecc. In totale circa 2000 pagine e decine di tavole ripiegate in rame e lit. Le due opere sovente vanno sono il nome di Cardinali, che ne fu il primo stampatore.

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      London, Harris and Son, 1822.. FIRST EDITION 1822, 12mo, 165 x 105 mm, 6½ x 4¼ inches, 13 leaves, 11 very good attractive hand coloured half page woodcut illustrations with verse text beneath, printed 1 side only. In John Harris's Cabinet of Amusement and Instruction with 1 page of adverts at rear. Slightly trimmed at lower edge removing 1 line of adverts, LACKING ORIGINAL PRINTED WRAPPER, recased in marbled wrappers with hand lettered label to upper cover, tiny closed tear to 1 inner margin, contents very nice. A very good copy (lacking original wrappers as noted). Moon page 63, No. 396 (1); Osborne II, page 715. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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      presso Hugues, incisore s.d. (1822). In folio gr. (mm. 465x314), mz. pelle mod. con ang., dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro. Opera ?disposta con ordine da P.Hugues, dietro le scoperte dei più rinomati naturalisti. Arricchita di schiarimenti relativi ai costumi, astuzie, nutrimenti, e climi abitati da questi Quadrumani, con la maniera di dar loro la caccia, e di un?idea sull?uso e la proprietà della loro carne in Medicina. Dedicata a S.A. il Principe Eugenio di Beauharnais?. Il vol. è così composto: bel frontespizio figur. in tinta, inc. in rame, inquadrato in elegante cornice architettonica - 6 cc. incise (discorso preliminare; 4 tavv. con il confronto del cranio, del feto e dello scheletro dell?uomo e delle scimie; vari crani di scimmie; Indice delle classi) - 70 bellissime tavv. disegnate dall?artista francese Nicolas Henri Jacob ed inc. in rame (I - LXX) che raffigurano scimmie dell?antico e nuovo continente, divise in 5 classi, coll?indole particolare di ciascheduna - tavv. LXXI / LXXXVIII di testo (pure inc.) con ?Notizie di schimmie poco conosciute.., Saggio sull?orang-outang, Schiarimenti sopra i costumi, le astuzie, gli alimenti.., Caccia delle scimmie..? - 2 cc. di Indice inc. // Parte seconda: 4 cc. inc. (Titolo: ?Dei Lemuriani ossia Maki propriamente detti?, Introduzione, Descriz. della seconda famiglia) - 15 bellissime tavv. incise (I-XV) che raffigurano i maki - 1 c. inc. (tav. XVI) con l?Indice. Il testo (stampato) è contenuto in 18 cc.nn. Ogni carta di testo e ogni tavola sono inquadrate in elegante doppia cornice e tutte le 89 illustrazioni portano nella parte inferiore la relativa descrizione. Oltre all?importanza sul piano scientifico, quest?opera è anche un capolavoro dell?arte tipografica; la qualità delle tavole è quanto di meglio l?epoca abbia espresso. Questa edizione è solo in lingua italiana (la prima del 1812 aveva il testo anche in francese e in tedesco ma con 73 tavv.). Cfr. Nissen,ZBI,2080 - Brunet,III,478. Solo frontespizio restaurato per strappo margin., altrimenti fresco esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Dictionnaire de chimie, sur le plan de celui de Nicholson; presentant les principes de cette science dans son etat actuel, et ses applications, aux phenom?nes de la nature, a la medecine, a la mineralogie, a l'agricultur

      Subject: (Chimica). Paris, Leblanc, 1822, 1823 e 1824, quattro vol. in-8 m.pelle coeva, pp. XXVIII-556 - 588 - 592 - 572 con 14 tav. inc. in rame (ma 15 in effetti perch? la IV ? composta di due differenti tavole). Il 2 vol. ha gore alla parte finale, tavole comprese.

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Königliche Hals-Zierde, oder Sammlung der kräftigsten Morgen-, Abend-, Meß-, Beicht- und Communion-Gebethe

      Gedruckt bey Leopold Grund, k. k. priv. Buchdrucker am Stephansplatze neben dem Bischofhofe, Wien 1822 - 8vo. 480, [16], pp. & 18 interleaved copper-engravings of which 15 are hand colored. Finely gold-tooled calf (private binding) with golden decorative clasp and latch. Center of front with gold-stamped "IHS" logo, rear cover with golden royal monogram. Dentelles. All gilt edges. Pink endpapers. Frontispiece. Collection of Christian morning, evening, church, confession and communion prayers. Includes 15 copper-engravings meticulously hand colored in rich vibrant colors. Engravings by J. Mansfeld, J. Gareis (?), Ant. Paterno and others (not stated). Title-page: "Königliche Hals-Zierde, oder Sammlung der kräftigsten Morgen-, Abend-, Meß-, Beicht- und Communion-Gebethe; nebst anderen Andachten zu der allerheiligsten Dreyfaltigkeit, dem hochwürdigsten Sacrament des Altars, vom süßen Rahmen Jesu, und dem Leiden Christi, zu der Mutter Gottes, allen heiligen Engeln und verschiedenen Heiligen Gottes; dann andächtige Gebethe auf alle Festtage des Jahres. Nebst beygefügten Tagzeiten zu der göttlichen Vorsichtigkeit, von der unbefleckten Empfängniß: Mari; des heil. Johann von Nepomuck, und der armen Seelen im Fegefeuer u.s.w." Text in German, gothic script. Four extra leaves from the period with text of Christian songs bound-in. One text leaf "Gebeth zur Mutter Gottes," laid-in.Sporadic foxing throughout. Margins of illustrated leaves foxed not affecting engravings. Name of previous owner on verso of free front endpaper erased with remaining handwriting "den 7ten December 826." Lacking one of three studs which holds rear clasp in place (still holding). Wear on corners. Binding in near fine, interior in overall good+ condition. Tight copy in an exquisite gold-tooled full leather private binding. Hand colored engravings:1. Vater, in deine Hände befehle ich meinen Geist2. Ist dein Herz auch aufrichtig, wie mein Herz gegen dein Herz? (J. Mansfeld)3. Laudent Eum omnes. Angeli Eius4. Mariae, von Sieg. Rosenkranzfest. den ersten Sonntag im Monath October5. Das in der Belohnung und Straf wunderhäftige Kindlein Jesu.6. Ich bin schön, warum liebest mich nicht; Ich bin Edl, warum dinest mir nicht.7. Schmerzhafte Mutter.8. Maria Vermählung (Wien bey Ant. Paterno)9. Pro felici morte invocanda (J. Gareis ?)10. S. Elizabeth11. Mariae Schnee den 5ten August12. St. Maria Zell13. Sieh! Ich bin die Magd des Herrn; mir geschehe nach deinem Worte14. Abbildung der allerheiligsten Dreyfaltigkeit auf den Berg zu Karnabrunn15. Schutzfest Mariae zu die neun Chöre der Engeln, den 2ten Augustb/w engravings:1. Frontispiece (not captioned)2. Das Abendmahl3. Die Sendung des heiligen Geist Neue verbesserte Auflage (new revised edition) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Pedestrian Tour of Two Thousand Three Hundred Miles, in North America. To the Lakes, -The Canadas, - And the New-England States Performed in the Autumn of 1821. Embellished with Views

      New York: J. D. Myers & W. Smith, 1822. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. An about Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original brick-colored lettered and decorated boards (original boards rubbed, spine -replaced but old - cracked and with some loss, front hinge held by white tape), complete with nine full-page illustrations and with two pages of advertisements to the rear. The book's front pastedown carries the bookplate of Charles H. Bell and the front free endpaper that of noted William Wordsworth collector Cynthia Morgan St. John whose Wordsworth Collection now is held by Cornell University. Charles H. Bell [aka Charles Henry Bell] served in the New Hampshire House, the New Hampshire Senate, and as Governor of New Hampshire. Stansbury conducted North American's first noted walking tour in 1821, providing in this volume some of the best early descriptions of Battlefields of the British conquest of Canada (1759 - 1763), the 1812 invasion of Canada, wars with the Native Americans ("Indians") in the New England States, and the disastrous expedition of General Burgoyne who was forced to surrender his 5,000 troops to the American revolutionary forces. In this work, Stansbury created the American walking tour literary genre, preceding later walking tour works such as Walt Whitman’s “Song Of The Open Road” (1856), Henry David Thoreau’s “The Maine Woods” (1854) and “Cape Cod” (1856), and John Muir’s classic “A Thousand Mile Walk To The Gulf” (1912). Copies of this important work are extraordinarily scarce to the market with only two copies having appeared at auction in the last 55 years, neither of which were in their original boards. A rare copy of an important book with an excellent Provenance and in the Publisher's original boards.

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        A Letter addressed to the Right Honourable Viscount Melville, Baron Dunira, First Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, on the Circular Sterns of Ships of War

      London, Printed by Winchester and Co., , 1822. Quarto. Seven lithographed plates. Plates slightly foxed, a little browned throughout, else very good in old marbled boards, rebacked and re-cornered in calf, new patch label to the upper board. First Edition. Seppings' suggestion to improve the strength of the stern of British ships - "... this weak and defenceless point is in a part of the ship where strength of fabric, and the means of defence, are not infrequently most required..." - met with opposition largely on æsthetic grounds, "That the ship looks not, in the seamen's phrase, ship-shape...". His reply, as one of the most innovative ship designers of the era being that "I know not exactly what is meant by ship-shape."This copy inscribed on the title page, "Francis Freeling from the Author". Freeling was head of the Post Office and a noted bibliophile.

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      1822. [RUNDELL, Maria Eliza]. AMERICAN DOMESTIC COOKERY, formed on Principles of Economy: for the use of Private Families. By an Experienced Housekeeper. Illustrated by nine engravings. Baltimore: Published by Fielding Lucas, Jun., 1822. Later (but still early) printing. All illustrations are present: an engraved title-page and eight plates. 347 pp., + [1] pp. adv. 16mo., contemporary brown calf, red leather label to spine, title stamped in gilt, all edges speckled brown. Near-contemporary ink ownership to reverse of the first plate and the final free endpaper; pencil ownership to front free endpaper. Occasional light to mild foxing throughout. The leather is edgeworn and rubbed to surfaces. Both boards are nearly detached; each is attached by single sewing cord. The ffep. and the first plate are attached to the top board. An early edition of a rarely seen book, especially with all of the plates. (Lowenstein 91).

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        Considérations sur l'industrie et la législation, sous le rapport de leur influence sur la richesse des états, et examen critique des principaux ouvrages qui ont paru sur l'économie politique.

      J.-P. Aillaud, Paris 1822 - Leder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, blindgeprägter Deckelbordüre und Buntschnitt / contemporary leather binding with gilt stamped spine, blind stamped border and coloured cutting, 4 Bll., 412 (2) S. Erste Ausgabe. In französischer Sprache. / First edition. In French language. - L. A. Say war Unternehmer und kritisierte die Schriften von Adam Smith, aber auch die seines berühmten Bruders, Jean-Baptiste Say. / L. A. Say was an entrepreneur and a critic of the writings of Adam Smith as well as of those of his famous brother, J.-B. Say. - Einband berieben, Rückenvergoldung nur noch teilweise vorhanden. Das vordere Außengelenk angeplatzt. Deckel mit leichtem Lichtrand. Vorsätze und ein paar weitere Seiten am Rand leimschattig. Ansonsten sauber, nur leichte Bräunung der Satzspiegel. / Binding rubbed, only a part of the gold plating on the spine left. Front joint burst. Cover partially sunned (slightly). End papers and a few further pages glue shadowed at the margins. Otherwise clean, slight browning of the type area only. 630 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TABLEAU topographique et historique des isles d?Ischia, de Ponza, de Vandotena, de Procida et de Nisida; du Cap de Misene et du Mont Pausilipe

      de l'Imprimerie de Gabr. Porcelli 1822 Par un Ultramontain. Naples, de l'Imprimerie de Gabr. Porcelli, 1822. In 8vo; pp.VIII, pp.216. Mezza pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con titolo e fregi in nero ed oro. Una ricercata e dettagliata descrizione delle isole napoletane e pontine con notizie sugli usi locali. Assai raro. Ex libris di prestigiosa biblioteca. Serra, Bibl. Isclana, pag.82; Artigliere,578. Edizione originale. Un des premiers guides touristiques touchant aussi au thermalisme, par Conrad Haller, écrivain suisse et commerçant qui séjourna plusieurs fois dans la région entre 1809 et 1821.

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        The Alabama Justice of the Peace, Containing All the Duties, Powers

      1822. Hitchcock, Henry [1795-1839], Compiler. The Alabama Justice of the Peace, Containing All the Duties, Powers and Authorities of That Office, As Regulated by the Laws Now in Force in This State: To Which is Added a Great Variety of Warrants, Recognizances, Bonds, Deeds of Bargain and Sale, Lease and Release, Of Trust, Mortgages, Bills of Sale, Contracts, And Other Precedents, Interspersed Under Their Several Heads; Together with the Constitution of the State of Alabama. Cahawba, Ala.: Published by William B. Allen. And for sale at the book-store of Ginn & Curtis., 1822. [ii], 494, [2] pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Contemporary sheep, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Light rubbing to boards and extremities with some wear to corners, a few minor stains to boards, hinges starting, crack near rear of text block repaired with archival tape. Toning to text, occasional light dampstaining and foxing. Faint early owner initials (MB) to spine, "M. Bohannon" to foot of text block, Bohannon's signature and annotations to front free endpaper, which has a few holes repaired with archival tape, autograph document laid in. A well-preserved copy. * Only edition. According to Owen, this was the first book printed in Alabama other than collected documents of the constitutional convention of 1819 and the journals and session laws of the general assembly. Hitchcock, who was Alabama's attorney general when he compiled this book, is an important figure in that state's history. He helped to write its constitution and went on to become chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. The autograph document, signed by Hitchcock, is dated July 9. 1822. It acknowledges receipt of his salary as attorney general. Owen, A Bibliography of Alabama 981. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8316.

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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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        The History of Stamford in the County of Lincoln; comprising its Ancient, Progressive and Modern State: with an account of St. Martin,s Stamford Baron and Great and Little Wothorpe, Northamptonshire

      Stamford: Printed by and for John Drakard, and sold by Nichols and Son, et al. [ 6 in London; and 1 in Derby, 1 in York ], 1822 . 0. First edition, well bound in a very good half calf binding, with all engravings as called for. 4to.11.50" x 9.00" x 1.75". pp.13/[1p.]/pp.621/[7pp. - Index]/pp.4 - Adverts. With 9 full-page engraved plates (including frontis) and a vignette on the title-page. Brown leather corners and spine, over marbled boards. Spine professionally rebacked preserving 80% of the original spine. The spine has four raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and gilt titles: "History Of Stamford" & "Stamford. 1822." Deckled (rough-cut) page edges. Original grey endpapers. Engraved bookplate to the verso of the front board for: "Laxton Hall." With Latin motto: "Pro Patria et Libertate" ("For the Motherland and the Liberty" ). Armorial bookplate to front endpaper for; Keld Fenwick, Witham Hall. With motto: "Tojours Loyal" ("Ever Loyal") . Original green coloured booksellers label to top of front free-endpaper: "T. Dash, Bookseller, Printer, Stationer & Binder, Market Place, Kettering." Light foxing to free-endpapers. All engravings are foxed and retain their tissue-guards. Clear English text throughout, in single column and wide margins, just a little off-setting. A well preserved book. ** Keld Robert George Fenwick was born in 1892. He was the son of Walter Lionel Fenwick and Millicent Montagu. He married, firstly, Gladys Mary Nelson, daughter of Sir William Nelson, 1st Bt. and Margaret Hope, in October 1916. He and Gladys Mary Nelson were divorced in 1924. He married, secondly, Anabel Bertha Greenough in 1925. He and Anabel Bertha Greenough were divorced in 1928. He married, thirdly, Dorothy Kimberley Duncan, daughter of Walter Duncan, in 1929. He died in 1934. He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Horse Guards. *** "...When William Stafford's land was divided between his two daughters in the early 18th century, Laxton went to the younger daughter Ann, who married George Evans of Bulgaden Castle, County Limerick, later created first baron Carbery. Their grandson George, third baron, who died at Laxton in 1783, may have built the house which forms the core of the present Laxton Hall. On the death of the fourth baron in 1804 Laxton passed to his widow, who married her late husband's cousin George Freke Evans. He immediately improved the park, enlarged and remodelled the house, and rebuilt the village as an essay in the picturesque. The result was a model estate village for the early 19th century. An 1810 commentary says that Freke Evans had “erected several new and comfortable cottages for the humble tenants of the village”. - See Wikipedia **** John Drakard (1775?–1854) was an English newspaper proprietor, publisher, and political radical, imprisoned for his journalism. He went into business at Stamford, Lincolnshire as a printer and book-seller at the beginning of the 19th century. On 15 September 1809 he started a weekly paper, the Stamford News. The first editor was the topographer Thomas Blore, but he and Drakard soon fell out. On 13 March 1811 Drakard was tried at Lincoln before Baron George Wood and a special jury on an ex-officio information for libel, and was sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment in Lincoln Castle, and fined £200. The subject matter of the libel was an article published in Drakard's paper for 24 August 1810, entitled "One Thousand Lashes", which dealt with the question of corporal punishment in the British Army. Drakard was defended by Henry Brougham, but was convicted, even though the Hunts, proprietors of The Examiner, had been previously acquitted on the charge of libel for publishing most of the same article. Drakard was a defendant in other libel suits. He was horsewhipped by Robert Brudenell, 6th Earl of Cardigan for some remarks in the Stamford News. Cardigan tracked him to Northampton, and gave him a public whipping on the racecourse. Drakard was also the proprietor of the Stamford Champion, a weekly newspaper which first appeared on 5 January 1830, under the name of the Champion of the East. The poet John Clare wrote anonymous political satire in it. In 1834 the publication of both his newspapers ceased, and Drakard retired to Ripley, North Yorkshire, where he lived on a meagre income. He died at Ripon on 25 January 1854, aged 79 ." - See Wikipedia . .

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        A Digest of the Laws of the State of Georgia: Containing All Statutes

      1822. [Georgia]. Prince, Oliver [1782-1837], Compiler. A Digest of the Laws of the State of Georgia: Containing All Statutes and the Substance of All Resolutions of a General and Public Nature, And Now in Force, Which Have Been Passed in This State, Previous to the Session of the General Assembly of December, 1820. With Occasional Explanatory Notes, And Connecting References, And a List of the Statutes Repealed or Obsolete. To Which is Added, An Appendix; Containing the Constitution of the United States; The Constitution of the State of Georgia as Amended; The Statute of Frauds and Perjuries; The Habeas Corpus Act, &c. &c. Also References to such Local Acts as Relate to Towns, Counties, Internal Navigation, County Academies, &c. With a Copious Index. Compiled by the Appointment, And Under the Authority of the General Assembly. Milledgeville: Grantland & Orme, 1822. xiii, 669 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/4"). Somewhat later law sheep, rebacked, printed paper spine label, endpapers renewed. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, a few minor scuffs, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Moderate toning and foxing throughout, dampstaining to portions of text. Early owner signature to front endleaf, interior otherwise clean. A solid copy. * First edition. Known as "Prince's Digest," this is an important early digest of public and general laws, with a small digest of local laws. It had a second edition in 1837. It is very useful source with a thorough index. Catalogue of the Wymberley Jones De Renne Georgia Library I:382. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 87.

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

      Paris - Chez l'Auteur 1822. 28pp + 8 plates ::Eight full-page lithographic plates ::510mm x 350mm (20" x 14") ::Text in French. 'Operative surgery. Discusses the various amputations, which are practiced on the human body represented by figures drawn from nature and lithographed, compared with the explanation of the abbreviated operating manual specific to each of them' Preceded by a report by the Institut de France.'

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        Histoire des premiers temps de la Grèce, depuis Inachus jusque'à la chute des Pisistratides, pour servir d'introduction à la description de la Grèce de Pausanias. Avec des tableaux généalogiques des principales familles de la Grèce. 2ª édition, revue et augmentée

      A. Bobée, Paris 1822 - 8º, 3 vols. (vol. 1: VIII p., 403 p.; vol. 2: 434 p.; vol. 3: VIII p., 176 p., 9 estados, pleg., 126 p.). Lomo piel, nervios, doble tejuelo, hilos dorados. Cortes jaspeados. Segunda edición, póstuma, de esta Historia de la antigua Grecia, escrita por un profesor del Colegio de Francia, fallecido en 1814. (La 1ª edición se publicó en 1809, en dos volúmenes). Al final del tercer volumen, 7 láminas genealógicas, y voluminoso índice de materias. Según Brunet y Graesse, la edición comprende 10 retratos, que no constan en este ejemplar. Historia antigua. Grecia. Ancient history. Greece.

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        The Naval history of Great Britain

      Lon., 1822 - 1824. 6 vols. Various paginations. ?From the declaration of War by France in 1793 to the accession of George IV in January 1820.? First edition of this important British naval history. Though issued in five volumes, this set includes a sixth quarto volume, often lacking, titled ?Tabular Abstracts,? which shows ships in the British navy between 1793 and 1802. Bound in half calf over marbled boards with raised bands, spine labels, and gilt spine decoration. The sixth volume is bound in full calf with spine labels and gilt rules. Some wear to bindings, hinges weak on sixth volume, but a presentable set overall.

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      1822. [COMBE, William]. THE HISTORY OF JOHNNY QUAE GENUS, THE LITTLE FOUNDLING OF THE LATE DOCTOR SYNTAX: A POEM. By the author of the three Tours. London: R. Ackermann, 1822. First edition. Illustrated with 24 color aquatint plates by Thomas Rowlandson. Octavo. [4],267,[1] pp. Bound in full morocco, gilt title and double-rule frames in spine compartments, gilt double-rule borders and inner dentelles, a.e.g. Leather has faded from a deep purple to brown on spine and top-edge of boards. Text and plates are clean and bright despite occasional offsetting from some plates to facing text leaves. Originally published in monthly parts, the original stab-holes are evident in the borders of a few plates. This is Combe's own sequel to his very popular series of "Tours" of Doctor Syntax (published respectively in 1812, 1820 and 1821) which had inspired many parodies and imitations. Like the earlier titles in the series, it too is illustrated by Rowlandson. (CBEL II, 357; Tooley 413).

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        The Fortunes of Nigel

      The Fortunes of Nigel. By the author of "Waverley, Kenilworth," & c.  [Sir Walter Scott]. In three volumes. Edinburgh : Archibald Constable and Co., 1822. xlviii, 313; 334; 349 p. + advertising catalog at end of third volume. Bound in full, tooled leather, gilt. Interior of rear boards are marbled. Book plates of  F. J. Gissing, editor and publisher, Princeton, New Jersey [ Woodstock newspaper ]. In very good condition. Light wear, some leather cracking a little bit, but all is solid. Clean text.

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        Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Tennessee.

      Carey & Lea, Philadelphia 1822 - Rare double page map of Tennessee divided into counties. Shows towns, major routes, waterways and topography. Extensive information pertaining to history, climate and culture surrounds map. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas.". Foxing throughout entire sheet. Does not affect the beauty of this hard to find map. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11 7/8" x 10", image plus text measures 16.5" x 20 5/8".

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        Napoleon in Exile; or A Voice from St. Helena

      London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, , 1822. Being the Opinions and Reflections of Napoleon on the Most Important Events of his Life and Government, in his Own Words. 2 volumes octavo (213 × 131 mm) Contemporary streaked calf, six compartments formed by a gilt band-roll, red morocco labels to the second compartment, volume numbers gilt within a small wreath tool to the fourth, rectangular gilt device centred on an octafoil in roundel to the others, single undulate rolled panel to the boards, edges reeded in blind, edges marbled, eau de nil endpapers. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece and one other plate to to each. Just a little rubbed at the extremities, some light foxing, and a touch of off-setting from the plates, but overall a very clean, and pretty, copy. Fifth edition. "Tulard account[s] for O'Meara's partiality to Napoleon on account of his Irishness. This view is supported by O'Meara's deportment at the end of his life when he became an active member of O'Connell's Reform Club. But that was after he had been lionised by Byron and other admirers. At this stage of his life O'Meara displayed a different sort of Irishness: already drummed out of the army in 1807 for duelling, he was drummed out of St. Helena in 1818 for openly and repeatedly slandering Sir Hudson Lowe" (Sandler). On publication in 1822 the book was savagely attacked by the critics, and Sir Hudson Lowe considered legal action, but inevitably this did nothing to damage its popularity, it was a sensation and went through five editions in one year. This copy with the pencilled binding instructions - "calf, Mr. Gibbons, Finchingfield" - to the first leaf of the text in volume I, and a few contemporary pencilled notes in the tail margins. Tipped-in notes record the purchase of the set in Charing Cross Road in 1949.

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        A Comparative Estimate of the Mineral and Mosaical Geologies [with] Supplement to the Comparative Estimate of the Mineral and Mosaical Geologies: Relating Chiefly to the Geological Indications of the Phenomena of the Cave at Kirkdale

      London: Printed for Ogle, Duncan, and Co, 1822. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two separate volumes uniformly bound in handsome antique-style half leather and marbled boards with matching red leather title pieces lettered in gilt within gilt ruled spine compartments; bindings and contents very firm, clean and tight, not showing any splits, snags or no pen-marks; also, not from a library so no such stamps or labels. stamps or labels; size: 8vo (220mm x 135mm); collation: pp. vii, 460; 190. Note: the Supplement was published separately in 1823. A better than very good pair (both first editions) in very bright, tidy condition. Scarce.

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        An Atlas of Ancient Geography [...]

      London: Published by Longman, Hurst, Ress, Orme & Browne, 1822. 8vo. (21.5 x 15.5 cms). First edition. pp. [iv] title & index + 20 double-page maps engraved by Sidney Hall, original outline hand-colour, trivial offsetting, blank versos; original red half-morocco over marbled boards, rebacked, corners renewed, publisher’s printed label to front cover. Die-sinker bookplate on front paste-down of Dr Samuel Hitch (1800-81), specialist in the treatment of the insane.

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        The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies; from 1799 to 1815

      London: Printed for Js. Jenkins … by L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh, n.d. , c.1822. Folio (33 9 × 276 mm) Twentieth-century royal blue crushed morocco by Birdsall, title gilt to spine, raised bands, double gilt ruled panels to the compartments, attractive concentric gilt panels to the boards with large laurel wreath corner-pieces, beaded edge-roll, all edges gilt, wide-turn-ins with gilt rolls and laurel wreath corner-pieces, marbled endpapers. Uncoloured title-page vignette, coloured arms to the dedication leaf, 51 fine hand coloured aquatint plates by Sutherland, Dubourg, Havell & Hill after Heath. Very light shelfwear, some light browning, off-set to the interleaves, a very good copy, handsomely bound. First published 1814-5, the text in this copy watermarked preponderantly in 1812, the plates 1819-22, the interleaves 1820. As Abbey explains "copies have been seen with paper marked as late as 1835" but in such cases the colour is usually blatantly crude, the colour in the present copy remains of a very high standard. The most famous English colour plate book recording the military endeavours of the Napoleonic wars, considered by Hardie to be "a brilliant and worthy record of a brilliant period in our country's history." A superbly presented copy.

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        Hudibras, A Poem... with Historical, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, Selected from Grey and Other Authors. To Which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author, and a Preliminary Discourse on the Civil War

      London: Akerman, Strand, Walker & Co., 1822. hardcover. fine. Embellished with 12 engravings, colored by hand. This is a unique extra-illustrated copy with an additional series of 12 hand-colored Hogarth plates, and a large set of mounted India proof portraits. 2 volumes. Tall thick 8vos, beautifully bound in full red morocco with inlaid portrait and gilt borders on covers; ornate gilt-decorated spines with raised bands, inner dentelles, t.e.g., cloth slipcase. London: Akerman, Strand, Walker and Co., 1822. New edition. A fine copy.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Mérimée").

      Paris, 9. II. 1822. - 4to. 1¾ pp. Bifolium with integral address panel. To M. de Varennes, on behalf of an inquiery he had promised to do: "J'ai bien des excuses à vous faire d'avoir été si longtems à répondre à la lettre que vous m'avés fait l'honneur de m'écrire. J'avais fait de suite la moitié de votre commission: j'étais allé demander à M. Chénard quelle devrait être la force d'un appareil propre à l'usage auquel vous le destinés et il m'avait dit que pour produire un grand effet il fallait 150 à 160 couples de plaques de 3 ponces de diamètre sur deux. Cette instruction acquise, restait à m'enquérir des prix. J'étais alors occupé d'une distribution prochaine qui eut lieu à notre Ecole le dimanche 27 Janvier et quand j'ai eu le loisir nécessaire j'avais oublié d'achever mon entreprise : enfin, hier, Coulonuriers [?] et Ses bons habitans m'étant revenus à la mémoire, J'ai couru chez Demotiez lui demander le prix de l'appareil tel que M. Chénard me l'avait désigné. Démotiez m'a répondu que pour qu'il fut plus solidement établi il fallait le faire en quatre parties de 40 couples; qu'en donnant une plus grande longueur aux bois il pourrait arriver que le gonflement fît casser le mastic qui scelle les autres. [ ]". - Some damage to edges and browned; fol. 2 with small tear due to breaking of seal (not touching text); seal remnant.

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        Travels In The Interior Of Southern Africa

      London: Printed For Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, And Brown, 1822-24. First edition. "The most valuable and accurate work on South Africa published up to the first quarter of the nineteenth century, and embracing a description of a large part of the Cape Colony and Bechuanaland at this period. Theal (ëHistory of South Africa, 1795-1834í) remarks that the author was ëa man of talent, an easy writer, and scrupulously exact in his descriptionsí, and according to Sclater he was ëa most skillful and well-trained zoologist and botanist, and his observations are all accurate and methodical.í Burchell penetrated as far as ëLattakooí (afterwards known as Kuruman), and during his explorations, which extended over a period of four years, made important collections of the fauna, flora, and curiosities of the country, together with a large number of drawings. Generally speaking, Burchell appears to have been favourably impressed by the Boers...The authorís name is perpetuated in the country by the appellation of ëBurchellís Zebraí (equus burchelli), a species of quagga discovered by him ëin the country immediately to the north of the Orange River...he was also the first to mention the existence of asbestos in this part of the country. The illustrations in the volumes are characterized by great beauty and accuracy, and it is stated in the Preface that, ëin order to ensure greater correctness in the vignettes, the author has made all these drawings upon the blocks themselvesí; the coloured plates are particularly admired, and the drawings from which they were engraved were prepared with great care by the artist, and were untouched by any other hand. The work is now extremely scarce, many copies having been broken up in the middle of the nineteenth century for the plates." (Mendelssohn) Some of the panoramic views were executed on the then practically unknown principle of scenographic projection on the surface of a revolving cylinder. The work covers Burchell's explorations in 1811 and 1812. A third volume relating his travels from 1812 to 1815 was projected but never published. In all Burchell claimed that his African collections consisted of 63,000 natural objects, 500 drawings, and a mass of astronomical, meteorological, and other observations and notes. A selection of his specimens were presented to the British museum following his return and are now in South Kensington. Abbey, Travel, 327. Mendelssohn I p. 224. Prideaux pp. 239 & 329. Tooley 116. 2 Volumes. pp. 1 p.l., [v]-viii, [8], 582; 3 p.l., 648. complete with errata slip but lacking half-titles. Hints on Emigration bound at the beginning of the first volume. large folding engraved map & 20 hand-coloured aquatint plates (5 folding). 96 wood-engravings in the text. full modern dark blue morocco (occasional minor offsetting or light foxing, short tear in map fold ñ no loss)

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        The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa

       Thomas Baines (1822 ?1875) was an English artist and explorer of British colonial southern Africa and Australia.  Today, Baines is best known for his detailed paintings and sketches which give a unique insight into colonial life in southern Africa and Australia. Many of his pictures are held by the National Library of Australia, National Archives of Zimbabwe, National Maritime Museum, Brenthurst Library and the Royal Geographical Society.  In 1870 Baines was granted a concession to explore for gold between the Gweru and Hunyani rivers by Lobengula, leader of the Matabele nation.  "Mr. Baines was one of the earliest pioneers in that part of Africa now known as Rhodesia [now Zimbabwe]. Unfortunately his backers in Europe failed to procure the necessary working capital for the exploitation of the venture, so the author missed making a large fortune.  The volume is a most important work, and contains full information of every description upon the subject of the gold discoveries in Matabeleland and Mashonaland, with much curious knowledge of the inhabitants.  The book also contains an account of the gold discoveries in the Transvaal [and] gives details of no less than nineteen routes from the various places in South Africa to the newly discovered goldfields. " (See Mendelsshon, Volume I, p.71).  This work was published posthumously.  This volume is very good in the original green pictorial cloth, featuring gilt illustrations on the spine and front cover. It contains a two-page folding facsimile letter from Livingstone to Baines, 4 mounted photographic plates, including one of the author and the balance of Baines' paintings, other wood-engraved illustrations in the text, and a folding map in the rear cover pocket.  All illustrations, the facsimile letter, and the map are intact and in excellent condition.  Also included are a biographical sketch of the author, detailed Tables of Distances and Routes, and 51 pages of advertisements bound in at the rear.  The contents are clean and bright with no spotting, as are the text block edges.  There is a split at the title page, but the binding cords are holding solidly.  There is an inked previous owner's note on the title page and the front pastedown bears a pasted image of a memorial tablet for Thomas Baines, below which is inked the words "The above Tablet was placed in the parish Church, Durham Hotel."  The green cloth covers and decorative gilt are bright and unfaded with excellent spine presentation.  There is some mottling at the front cover fore edge and light wear to the corners and spine ends. 

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        Italy, a Poem

      Paternoster Row, London: Longman, Rees, Orme, and Brown., 1822 Two Parts in the 1 Volume. Bound in half morocco with red marbled boards, gilt tooling, corners and edges very lightly bumped and worn. Spine, raised bands, attractive gilt tooling, titles in gilt, edges rubbed. Internally, marbled endpapers and text block edges, Part the First, lacks half title, [5], 8-164 pp, 18 poems + notes, printed by A &R Spottiswoode, New Street Square, London. Part the Second, [5], 2-188 pp, 3 small woodcuts, 24 poems + notes, printed by T Bensley Crane Court, Fleet Street, London. (Graesse 147. Allibone 1855) Very Uncommon, almost rare. The 3 cuts are the 4 Cupids with fruit, the Woman and Goat which had been previously published in Poems of 1816, and the Man and Packmule which had been first published in Poems, 1812. It had ben suggested to Rogers whilst on a visit to Italy in 1815 the idea of a poem descriptive of that country. It appeared anonymously in 1822; the secret was kept even from the publisher, and the author took care to be out of the country. No such mystery, however, attended the publication of the second part in 1828. The book was not well received. Rogers destroyed the unsold copies, revised it carefully, engaged Turner and Stothard to illustrate it, and republished it in a handsome edition in 1830. See ODNB. Still a bit of a mystery!

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        BITCHU^ MEISHO KO^ 4 vols

      1822. Good. [EHON] Tsuji HOZAN, artist. BITCHU MEISHO ZUE [KO] 4 vols.. N.P. Gyokusho-en, Bunsei 5 [1822]. 26.4 x 18.5 cm. String-bound Japanese style, fukuro-toji. Though the main copy catalogued in Mitchell is in 2 vols, hand cover-titled "KO", he acknowledges 4 volume copies as wel, cover- titled "ZUE", All internal titling of this work is "KO" & "Jo-Ge", as well, leading one to infer that the original form of this work was the 2 volume binding. With blue grey plain paper covers, 18 double page illustrations, lightly colored (more lightly and more toward the blue range than the 2 volume version we have seen) In very good condition, colors and impressions. Has an advertisement for Suharaya Mohei and many other Edo, Kyoto, Owari and Osaka booksellers laid onto the inside back cover. A very interesting and lovely work, at one time attributed to Suiseki, as the images are reminiscent of his work (and hence very good indeed), It has been established that Hozan was not Suiseki, however, as his identity can be traced independently through contemporary sources. Complete, in a 20th century chitsu clasped case. Very scarce work. [SJ]

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        Grundtræk 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 på titelblad.. Dette er Schouws hovedværk og den første danske plantegeografi. Værket udkom samme år på tysk og blev i forkortet form oversat til fransk (ved Malthe Conrad Brun) og engelsk. Schouw var svoger til ejeren af Nysø, Baron Stampe, hvorfra dette ekspl. stammer.(Carl Christensen bd. 1)

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      New Orleans: Benjamin Levy, 1822.. 159pp., including errata note at foot of final page of text. Full calf in antique style, gilt, leather label. Text lightly tanned. Occasional pencil marginalia. Presentation from Livingston at top of title. Very good. A presentation copy, inscribed by Livingston on the titlepage to the noted publisher, Mathew Carey, "M. Carey from his Hmble Servt Edw. Living[ston]." This is the English- language edition of Livingston's proposed penal code for Louisiana, also printed in French the same year. One thousand copies were printed in each language, of which two hundred total copies were retained by Livingston for his personal use. Livingston, a former member of Congress and a staunch Jeffersonian Republican, was elected to the Louisiana legislature in 1820, and in February of the following year he was charged with developing a penal code for the state. His revolutionary plan, ultimately not adopted, was influenced by the ideas of Jeremy Bentham and favored prevention rather than excessive punitive measures. "Although none [of Livingston's plans] were enacted into law, they were, together with their introductory reports, an influential force in this country and in Europe" - Cohen. An important work of jurisprudence and a significant Louisiana legal item. Quite scarce - this is the first copy of the English-language edition that we have handled, and this is a copy with a significant association. JUMONVILLE 373. COHEN 10316. SABIN 41614. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 9283. ANB 13, p.763.

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

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

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