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        Sketches of the Life And Correspondence of Nathanael Greene, Major General of the Armies of the United States In the War of the Revolution Compiled Chiefly from Original Materials

      Charleston: Printed for the author by A. E. Miller, 1822. First edition. Some foxing internally, else fine. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        "ber den Bau der Lungen - De fabrica pulmonum commentatio

      Berlin: R¸cker, 1822. First edition. Folio. With 6 hand-colored plates. Original boards, with paper label. Fine. Hirsch IV, 761: "Classische Schrift"; Choulant/Frank 309 . "In 1804 the Academy of Sciences in Berlin offered a price for the best essay on the structure and the function of the lungs. The Strasburg physician, Franz Daniel Reisseisen, obtained the price; Soemmering received honourable mention. The texts of both prize essays were jointly published in Berlin, 1808. The engravings belonging to Reisseisen's essay were published in 1822 in Berlin. with German text and Latin translation by Justus Friedrich Karl Hecker" (Ch.)

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        Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City, Discovered near Palenque in the Kingdom of Guatemala, in Spanish America.

      Henry Berthoud, London 1822 - First printing, 1822. Quarto, old (ca. 1840s) half calf and green cloth boards, 128 pp., 17 lithograph plates including frontispiece. Good to very good copy, some wear to binding, joints weak, ex-library marks including bookplate to flyleaf (with 'withdrawn' stamp), faint oval purple stamp from the Carnegie Free Library (1890), and same stamp to bottom of preface page, no other noted library marks. With handsome bookplate on pastedown for John Windele, Blair's Castle, Cork (Ireland) and also signed by Windele with Blair's Castle Cork on title page: Windele (1801-1865) scholar and antiquarian. Born in Cork, he was one of a group of literary men who cultivated an interest in folklore and antiquities. With J. J. Callanan and Thomas Crofton Croker he formed a group called the Anchorites. His collection of ogam stones are now kept at UCC. During 1826- 30 he edited Bolster's Quarterly Magazine. His topographical interests are reflected in Historical and Descriptive Notes of the City of Cork (1839). (From Answers website). Last auction record: Swann 2002, 2,200 dollars, with wear and dampstaining. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES, AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,

      London.: Cadell, T., 1822. "NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT-BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED."... 4 VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xxxv, 444pp]... Vol. II: [462pp]... Vol. III: [446pp]... Vol. IV: [495pp]... Full tan calf leather binding, gilt double-rule borders to boards, raised spine bands, brown leather title labels with gilt lettering, gilt decorations in spine compartments, marbled textblock, marbled endpapers, gilt leaf scrolling on board edges... THE NINTH EDITION, REVISED AND AUGMENTED... Printed for T. Cadell; F. C. and J. Rivington; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; Hatchard and Son; Ogle and Co.; G. and W. B. Whittaker; Simpkin and Marshall; J. Collingwood; and R. Saunders... Volume I has engraved frontispiece portrait of Johnson and folding plate of "Facsimiles of Dr. Johnson's handwriting"... Volume III has folding plate of the "Round Robin"... Includes index in Volume IV... Clean and bright interior, strong binding... Light wear to leather on board corners... Multiple volumes, additional shipping and handling will apply... . Full-Leather. Near Fine.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Eveleigh Books & Stamps]
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        Military Memoirs of the Great Civil War [BOUND WITH] Description of the Plain of Troy : With a Map of That Region. [See description for full titles]

      Printed for Hurst, Robinson, and Co. [London], and Archibald Constable and Co. [Edinburgh], 1822 / T. Cadell, 1791, Edinburgh - 1): "Military Memoirs of the Great Civil War. Being the Military Memoirs of John Gwynne; and An Account of the Earl of Glencairn's Expedition, As General of His Majesty's Forces, in The Highlands of Scotland, in the Years 1653 & 1654. By a Person Who was Eye and Ear Witness to Every Transaction. With an Appendix" Edinburgh: Printed for Hurstf, Robinson, and Co., London; And Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh, 1822. [Edited by Sir Walter Scott]. Pp. xiv, 263. With half-title. [BOUND WITH] 2): "Description of the Plain of Troy: With a Map of that Region, Delineated from an Actual Survey. Read in French before the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Feb. 21. and 28. and March 21. 1791. By the author M. Chevalier, Fellow of that Society, and of the Academies of Metz, Cassel and Rome. Translated from the Original not yet published, And the Version accompanied with Notes and Illustrations, By Andrew Dalzel, M.A.F.R.S. Edin. Edinburgh: Printed for T. Cadell in theStrand, London. 1791. Pp. xv, 154, [10] - Index. Lacks half-title. 4 folding engraved maps/plans. Bound in early 19th-century half-leather and marbled boards, gilt-stamped green leather spine label for Gwynne, handwritten paper label for Plain of Troy. Early engraved nameplate of "Fasquel" to front pastedown, light foxing to endpapers, otherwise interiors and maps clean and sharp; a bit of scuffing to covers, else a very good, clean copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal Of A Visit To Some Parts Of Ethiopia

      London: John Murray, 1822. First edition. Hardcover. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 333 pages. 27 x 22 cm. Sixteen lithographed plates, one folding, plus two folding maps -- Nile from Way Halfa to Merawe and Course of the Nile. The two followed the Army on an successful expedition against Mahommed Ali Pasha in an attempt to explore the Nile south of Tinareh. ABBEY TRAVEL 289. Two pages adverts at rear. Book label, and signature front cover paste-down, text generally clean, plates foxed (mostly marginal), surface and extremity rubbing.

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        DESCRIPTION OF DUNLAP'S PAINTING OF THE CHRIST REJECTED [caption title]

      [N.p. n.d., but probably ca. 1822].. Broadside, 11 1/2 x 9 inches. Lightly and evenly tanned. Some light soiling, minor foxing; small hole in top corner, not affecting text. Manuscript notation on verso. Good plus. Broadside describing William Dunlap's painting "Christ Rejected" (1822), with a line noting that admission is 25 cents, though a ticket "admitting the bearer at all times during the Exhibition" is 50 cents. Dunlap (1766-1839) was a dramatist, historian, and painter, authoring numerous stage plays and managing a theatre company. Born in New Jersey, the son of a merchant, Dunlap had little formal schooling but trained as a painter, eventually studying with Benjamin West. While in London, however, he primarily reveled in the theatre scene, writing and producing his first play in 1787 upon his return to New York. He became a managing partner in the American Company in 1796, an organization which eventually went bankrupt. Though he returned officially to his painting career, he flirted with the theatre on and off for financial reasons until 1811, though he continued to write plays. "As his principal biographer, Oral Sumner Coad, has noted, Dunlap was a man of moderate innate talent but of seemingly unlimited versatility, energy, and enthusiasm, who participated in practically all of the significant cultural activities of his day" - ANB. He is considered to be one of the fathers of American drama. He also authored several histories on the American theatre and the first book on the history of the fine arts in the United States, HISTORY OF THE ARTS OF DESIGN. During the 1820s, Dunlap produced a series of large- scale exhibition paintings based on the life of Christ, among which is the painting described in the present broadside. "The picture represents the events which took place when Pilate brought forth Jesus from the Judgment Hall to the Pavement crowned with thorns, and in the gorgeous robe with which he had been arrayed by Herod." The broadside goes on to described the various groups of people assembled and their place amongst the throng on the canvas. All of Dunlap's large exhibition paintings have perished and are known only through descriptions such as this, excepting "Christ Rejected" which is also known in one small-scale study located at the Princeton Art Museum. ANB (online).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City, Discovered near Palenque in the Kingdom of Guatemala, in Spanish America

      London: Henry Berthoud. 1822. Hardcover. Very Good. First printing, 1822. Quarto, old (ca. 1840s) half calf and green cloth boards, 128 pp., 17 lithograph plates including frontispiece. Good to very good copy, some wear to binding, joints weak, ex-library marks including bookplate to flyleaf (with 'withdrawn' stamp), faint oval purple stamp from the Carnegie Free Library (1890), and same stamp to bottom of preface page, no other noted library marks. With handsome bookplate on pastedown for John Windele, Blair's Castle, Cork (Ireland) and also signed by Windele with Blair's Castle Cork on title page: Windele (1801-1865) scholar and antiquarian. Born in Cork, he was one of a group of literary men who cultivated an interest in folklore and antiquities. With J. J. Callanan and Thomas Crofton Croker he formed a group called the Anchorites. His collection of ogam stones are now kept at UCC. During 1826- 30 he edited Bolster's Quarterly Magazine. His topographical interests are reflected in Historical and Descriptive Notes of the City of Cork (1839). (From Answers website). Last auction record: Swann 2002, 2,200 dollars, with wear and dampstaining.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        A Geographical Historical and Topographical Description of Van Diemen's LandÖ

      London,: John Souter, 1822.. Octavo, with folding engraved view of Hobart Town after a sketch by Evans; a fine uncut copy with large margins; handsome half crushed red-brown morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. First edition of Evans' important and influential emigrants' guide to Tasmania. A separately issued map was available to buy with the book (which was 7s 6d without the map and 15s with it) but the book is much more often seen without it.Evans' was the first separate work on the colony to have been written, though in fact it was beaten into print by a similar work by Charles Jeffreys - which essentially plagiarised Evans, supposedly from a stolen manuscript. Evans gives an excellent account of the geography, history and prospects of Van Diemen's Land and includes detailed procedures for prospective emigrants. Appendices list landholders, prices for agricultural produce and other relevant information for settlers.Evans was Macquarie's favourite explorer and was appointed Surveyor General of Van Diemen's Land as a reward for his fine services in exploring the territory west of the Blue Mountains and as second-in-command to Oxley. His guide to the colony began life as a guidebook for Macquarie during his tour of Van Diemen's Land; it is the best description of the state of the colony in the first decades of its existence. Evans' explorations and surveys were foremost in advancing the geographical knowledge of the colony - "his achievements would have momentous effects on the future prosperity of the colony", as Macquarie himself said.Ferguson, 861; Wantrup, 55.

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        Bidrag til en Skildring af Guinea-Kysten og dens Indbyggere, og til en Beskrivelse over de danske Colonier paa denne Kyst, samlede under mit Ophold i Afrika i Aarene 1805 til 1809.

      Med en Fortale af Professor og Bibliotheksecretair C. Molbech. Trykt hos Andreas Seidelin, Kiøbenhavn 1822. 8vo. XXVIII+382+(2) sider. Indbundet i et samtidigt brunt halvlæderbind med tidstypisk rygforgyldning. Udvendige false lidt skrammede. Diskrete navne på inderperm og friblad.. Det danske kolonieventyr i Afrika blev aldrig en stor succes, men der blev da drevet dansk handel (også med slaver) fra 1600-tallet og frem til midten af det 19. århundrede. De fleste udsendte havde en barsk tid og blev plaget af myg, feber og død. Monrad, der var præst i de ugæstfrie egne, giver en levende beretning, også over naturlige, geografiske, juridiske og religiøse forhold

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        Actenmäßige Nachrichten von dem Gauner- und Vagabunden-Gesindel, sowie von einzelnen professionirten Dieben, in den Ländern zwischen dem Rhein und der Elbe, nebst genauer Beschreibung ihrer Person. Von einem Kurhessischen Criminal-Beamten

      Kassel, Hampe 1822.. 1 Bl., XIII, 656 S. Dekorativer HLdr. im Stil d. Zt. (sign. Genevieve v. Hahn). Huelke-Etzler 2036; Demandt I, 514. - Erste Ausgabe. - Nicht häufiges alphabetisches Verzeichnis von ca. 1200 Gaunernamen mit Steckbriefen. - Gebräunt, tls. etwas fleckig.

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

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

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        The series of three official reports into the state of New South Wales

      House of Commons,: 1822-, 1823.. Three volumes, folio; fine copies with large margins, uncut in the original printed blue wrappers; a very good set bound into modern leather folders and boxed. A fine set of the full enquiry into Governor Macquarie's administration of New South Wales. Bligh's replacement as governor, Macquarie saw off his unpopular predecessor and set to work on building up the colony; although it was to be in many ways a golden era, it would be distracted by the same unrest that had characterised Bligh's reign. London was alarmed by the continuing disquiet in the colony, and by the governor's visions of grandeur, and sent out Bigge to have a look.John Thomas Bigge (1780-1843) was appointed Royal Commissioner, with sweeping powers, by Lord Bathurst ostensibly to examine the transportation system, but 'it was clear that Macquarie's administration as much as the transportation system was under review. From the moment of his arrival in the colony in 1819 Bigge's relations with Macquarie were strained. As time wore on the tension turned to antipathy and Bigge found himself more in sympathy with the exclusives of the squattocracy than with the Governor. Bigge was assiduous in assembling evidence in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, but he was far from judicious and impartial in his methods of collecting it and in the prejudicial conclusions he drew. His series of reports was published in 1822 and 1823. By that time Macquarie had resigned...'.Besides dealing with the question of Macquarie's competence, the three reports contain most important and detailed evidence about life and conditions in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land in the early nineteenth century, at that crucial point when the colony began to leave behind its penal past and look to the pioneer emigrant for its future. His reports were central to the political history of the period, and their influence can be seen in the later constitutional and political history of Australia.The three reports are:1. Report into the State of the Colony of New South Wales (Ferguson, 854; Wantrup 46n; amended House of Commons issue, 5 August 1822).2. Report on the Judicial Establishments of New South Wales, and Van Diemen's Land (Ferguson, 891; Wantrup, 47; House of Commons, i.e. first issue, 21 February 1823).3. Report on the State of Agriculture and Trade in the Colony of New South Wales (Ferguson, 892; Wantrup, 48; House of Commons, i.e. first issue, 13 March 1823).This is a well-associated set, inscribed by W. Archer at the start of one of the volumes "received these Reports from Lord Dacre through Mr. Fulwood in 1823. W. Archer". The set was later in the library of Rhodes House, Oxford, and has their cancelled library stamp in one volume.Ferguson, 854, 891-2; Spence, 'Bligh', p.12; Wantrup, 46-8.

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        Irish Meoldies and Epistles, Odes (Early Editions in Contemporary Full Morocco Each with Fore-Edge Painting)

      London: James Carpenter, J. Power, 1822, 1824. Early Editions. Two Volumes. Bound uniformly in contemporary full crimson wavy grain morocco with central heavily gilt mandolin motif on both covers, gilt ruled borders, spines with gilt panels, A.E.G. Epistles, 1822, two volumes in one, Fifth Edition, James Carpenter Publisher with two steal engraving, original contemporary watercolor fore-edge painting comprising a cityscape with a canal and trees. Irish Melodies, 1824, J. Power Publisher, Fifth Edition containing original contemporary watercolor fore-edge painting consisting of a panoramic cityscape on a harbor with a man poling along a tiny boat in the foreground. Both books in near fine bindings with minor wear to spine. Books fine with usual browntoning opposite plates. A gorgeous set. Housed in modern, open-ended case.

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        A Grammar of the Massachusetts Indian Language

      Boston: As Published Ni the Massachusetts Historical Collection , 1822. Collation, 22,[iv]66,lvipp, 22pp introduction, 66pp grammar, 56pp, notes & observations. Bound in contemporary or early marble back boards. Binding rubbed and worn, some loss on spine, Athenaeum gilt stamp on top board, ( probably the Athenaeum Club ). Generally binding in good condition. Internally, Pages are heavily foxed, stamp on title page. Pages in good condition. A reasonable copy of a rare books. A1. A New Edition. Good Plus. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Forsøg til en antiqvarisk, historisk, statistisk og geographisk Beskrivelse over Møen, ved Johan Paludan, Sognepræst til Phanefjord.

      2 bind. Thieles Bogtrykkeri, Kjøbenhavn 1822-1824. 8vo. Med kobberstukne titelblade i begge bind. Første bind har 12 kobberstukne plancher trykt på 11 blade (nr. 7 og 8 er trykt på samme blad), flere udfoldelige. Andet bind har 7 kobberstukne illustrationer og 4 udfoldelige tabeller samt et stort udfoldeligt kort indsat bagest. XX+514; XII+407+(1) sider, trykt på skrivepapir. Indbundet i et senere, privat grønt halvpluviusinsbind. Stempel på friblad og titelblad (Danmarks Geologiske Undersøgelse, samt et udgået). Indvendig lidt plettet. Ellers et dejligt, intakt eksemplar.. Et af den danske litteraturs topografiske hovedværker, der beskriver den lille ø mellem Sjælland og Falster, der har flere af landets fornemmeste kulturperler: Møns Klint, Liselund, Klekkendehøj og ikke mindst de fantastiske kalkmalerier i Fanefjord Kirke, som Paludan intet anede om. De blev først fremdraget i det 20. århundrede

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        Geschichte der durch Überlieferung nachgewiesenen natürlichen Veränderungen der Erdoberfläche. Ein Versuch. Teile 1-2 (von 5) in zwei Bänden

      Oktav. Zeitgenössische Pappbände mit goldgeprägtem, rotem Titelrückenschild und handschriftlicher Signatur in Tinte auf unterem Rückenende. XX, 489 S., 1 Bl., XXX, 560 S., 1 Bl., mit einer gestochenen Karte. Einbände geringfügig berieben. Stellenweise etwas gebräunt. Im Ganzen jedoch wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. - Vgl. Zittel, S. 187: "Hoff begann aus der Literatur Beweise für den geologischen Aktualismus zu sammeln, die er von 1822 ab veröffentlichte. Durch diese fundamentale Arbeit wurde er der Begründer des Aktualismus vor Charls Lyell. Hierin liegt seine bleibende, noch heute gültige Leistung für die Geologie, zu deren Klassikern er gehört." - Die Folgebände erschienen erst 1834, 40 und 1841. - Die Karte im ersten Band zeigt die Veränderungen Helgolands in der Gestalt der Insel im achten, dreizehnten und siebzehnten Jahrhundert und ist von jener Karte entlehnt welche Edward Daniel Clarkes in seinen "Travels inVarious Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa" abbildete. - Exemplar aus der Bibliothek des Herzogs Max in Bayern (1808-1888), Vater der Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich, mit der charakteristischen handschriftlichen Signatur auf dem Rücken.

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        Moses Bred by His Royal Highness the Duke of York in 1819, got by Whalebone, his dam by Gohanna... In 1822 he won.. the Derby Stakes at Epsom beating Figaro, Hamden, Stamford, Marcellus, Mystic Wanton & five others... In 1823 at the Newmarket Craven Meeting won the Claret Stakes of 200Gs. each

      London: R. Pollard & Sons, 22 June 1822 [but 1823]. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by James Pollard. Expertly restored, re- backed. 12 1/8 x 17 1/2 inches. 15 3/8 x 19 3/16 inches. A fine portrait of the winner of the 1822 Epsom Derby, engraved by James Pollard from his own original drawing. Moses is shown as preparations for the race get under way: the jockey (T. Goodisson) brings over the saddle to the bare- backed horse who is held by his groom. Moses' blankets have just been removed and a stable lad folds them neatly. James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. "A stream of coaching paintings followed, many of which he engraved himself. From 1821 he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeplechasing on purpose-made courses, many recording the prowess of the few professional and more amateur riders of the day... [In all his work Pollard took great pains over accuracy, this is particularly true of his large scale works and] it is Pollard's large racing scenes which really take off and into which one can gaze and discover a microcosm of the turf" (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.146) Lane British Racing Prints p.146; Selway James Pollard 1792-1867 p.48; Siltzer p.214.

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        Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyclopädie für die gebildeten Stände. (Conversations-Lexicon.) In zehn Bänden

      Lpz., Brockhaus 1822 u. 1819 (Suppl.).. Fünfte Orig.-Ausg. (3. Abdruck). 10 Bde. + 4 Suppl.-Bde. in 2 geb. 8°. Grüne HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. Bd. 2 m. Schabstelle am Rü. Supplementbände in rotem HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. Rü. berieb. vgl. Seemann, Bibliotheca Lexicorum 67 - Mit d. "Supplemente zum Conversations-Lexicon für die Besitzer der ersten, zweiten, dritten und vierten Auflage. Enthaltend die wichtigsten neuen Artikel und Verbesserungen der fünften Auflage".

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        ECCLESIASTICAL SKETCHES

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees et al., 1822. First Edition. wraps. Near Fine. Bound in later flexible wraps, without the half-title page and terminal ads. Includes 132 sonnets on the history of the English Church. Clean copy of this work, inspired by a walk with Robert Southey to locate a spot for a new church. Owner name dated 1845 on the front endpaper.

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        THE POEMS OF OSSIAN, TRANSLATED BY JAMES MACPHERSON, ESQ.:

      London: Richard Phillips & Co, 1822. Bookplate, fine. Two volumes in one, 8vo. lxxxiv, [ii], 309p, blank, [ii, ads], [iv], 391p. Engraved frontispiece to each volume, folding map, one other engraved plate, all after Macpherson, vignette engravings on the title-pages. Bound by Bain, London in full green crushed morocco with marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and geometric rules in the panels, double rules around the covers and dentelles Presentation copy from the editor, title-page inscribed "To John Giffard Esqr with Mr. Campbell's best compts".

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        Peveril Of The Peak 4 volumes

      1822 - Probably 2nd printing as half title page is missing. Original first edition was published with half title page. Partly removed private library plate on end paper in all volumes, otherwise nice, clean Tight and crisp copy. some pages have light foxing. Marks on Marble cover. well worn leather spine. Wrapper Please see uploaded photos. For more information, please contact us. We are sending all orders by trackable signed for registered post. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Pirate, par Sir Walter Scott, traduit de l'anglais par le traducteur des romans historiques de Sir Walter Scott [A.-J.-B. Defauconpret].

      [Cosson for] Gosselin and Ladvocat,, Paris 1822 - One of several French editions of The Pirate published in the same year as the first (1822). Dargan notes that our edition (published in December) was preceded by the edition for the collected works (February) and that an unauthorised anonymous translation (Le Pirate, ou les Flibustiers) also appeared in February. 4 vols, 12mo (167 × 98 mm), pp. [4], vi, 271, [1]; [4], 263, [1]; [4], 258; [4], 304, complete with half-titles. A few short tears from careless opening, minor loss to one corner (not touching text). Contemporary quarter sheep, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels, bookseller/binder's ticket '? Joinville, Chez Durollet Libr.-Relieur.' Very slightly rubbed, but a very good copy. [E. Preston Dargan, 'Scott and the French Romantics', PMLA, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Jun 1934), 14 (Dec. 14)); Garside, Raven and Schöwerling, The English Novel 1770-1829, 1822: 68.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of Johnny Quae Genus, the Little Foundling of the Late Doctor Syntax: A Poem, By the Author of the Three Tours

      London: R. Ackermann, 1822. [2], 267pp, [1]. Later full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, contrasting morocco author / illustrator label to third, remaining panels with leaf corner pieces and central flower head tool in gilt, covers with triple fillet border and flower head corner pieces, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Very minor rubbing to extremities, minor scuff to upper cover, internally some light soiling to text, plate margins lightly damp stained, but generally in good order. With twenty-four colour plates with later tissue guards, lacks 'warning' slip as usual. Tooley 413, Grolier Rowlandson Catalogue 48, Abbey Life 268 (in parts). First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. Illus. by Rowlandson, Thomas. 8vo.

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        [Color Plate] The history of Johnny Quæ Genus : the little foundling of the late Doctor Syntax : a poem

      London: Published By R. Ackermann, At The Repository Of Arts, 101, Strand, London; And To Be Had Of All The Booksellers In The United Kingdom, 1822. Full Leather. Very Good +. [iv],267 [pagination irregular but text complete],[1]pp, with 24 hand-colored aquatints by Thomas Rowlandson. Contemporary straight-grain morocco gilt, boards framed in gilt and in blind with leaf-and-flower rolls, rebacked with part of original spine and red morocco lettering piece laid down, marbled end papers. A Very Good or better copy, generally clean and bright with first and final leaves (including title page) foxed, usual offsetting from plates, very occasional finger-soiling. Abbey, Life, 268. Tooley 413. Grolier Rowlandson 48. Martin Hardie, 174-75. & "The last of the genuine or 'authorized' Syntax books" (Abbey), first issued in eight monthly parts. As early as 1809, the publisher Ackermann had hired Combe to write the letterpress to accompany many of Rowlandson's most successful illustrations, including those for the final volume of the "Microcosm of London" and perhaps especially for the illustrations that resulted in the series of comic poetry for which Combe is still most famous, and which earned him his best-known nickname, Doctor Syntax: The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque and its two sequels (1812, 1820, 1821), The English Dance of Death (1815, 1816), The Dance of Life (1817), and finally The History of Johnny Quae Genus, the Little Foundling of the Late Doctor Syntax (1822). "Combining light-hearted satire of William Gilpin's theory of the picturesque in art with a central character modelled on Cervantes' Don Quixote and Henry Fielding's Parson Adams, Combe created a lovable eccentric whose misadventures on the road structure the Tour. For over a century the many editions and numerous imitations of the Tour attested to the popularity of Combe's humorous hero." (ODNB) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. But most importantly,

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        The History Of Johnny Quae Genus The Little Foundling Of The Late Doctor Syntax: A Poem, By The Author Of The Three Tours

      London: R. Ackermann, 1822. First edition. leather_bound. Full maroon crushed morocco. Aeg. Near fine/No Dust Jacket. Rowlandson,Thomas. 267 pages. Royal 8vo, 24 x 14 cm. Twenty-four full-page plates, colored aquatints by Rowlandson. This is the last of the genuine, or "authorized" Syntax books. Originally issued in eight monthly parts. Bound by Zaehnsdorf. Directions to the Binder for the placing of the Plates. ABBEY LIFE 268. TOOLEY 413. Exceptionally clean copy, raised bands, triple gilt cover border fillets, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, bookplate, slight nick front cover fore-edge.

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        Veduta del Castello dell' Acqua Giulia, secondo lo scavo fatto in quest' anno 1822 nella Villa Tiburtina." Trofei di Mario auf der Piazza Vittorio Emanuele. Antikes Wasserkastell (Nymphäum) der Aqua Julia, der Wasserleitung, die aus den Albaner Bergen nach Rom führte

      Kupferstich von Luigi Rossini aus der Folge "Le Antichità Romane ossia Raccolta delle piu interessenti Vedute di Roma Antica ..." 1822. 35x41 cm. - Thieme / Becker XXIX, 75f. - Luigi Rossini (Ravenna 1790 - Rom 1857) studierte an der Akademie in Bologna, bevor er 1814 nach Rom ging, wo er seine Studien fortsetzte und später unter Canova tätig war. Seine frühen Blätter sind von seinem großen Vorgänger Piranesi beeinflußt und erschienen ebenso wie dessen Bilder als Kupferstichfolgen. Die Serie "Le Antichità romane ...", die vornehmlich den aktuellen Zustand der seit Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts ausgegrabenen und restaurierten antiken Monumente zeigt, stieß auf breites Interesse. Sein in über 40 Jahren Tätigkeit als Stecher entstandenes Werk umfaßt fast 1000 Platten, die teils malerisch, teils nüchterner und mehr archäologisch orientiert Veduten aus Rom und Umgebung zeigen.

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        [Original Manuscript] List of Death Among the Late African Company Officers in the Settlements on the Gold Coast from the 1st of January 1812, to 1st of January 1822 Being a Period of Ten Years

      Gold Coast, 1822 Handwritten. Very Good. Cloth custom made portfolio. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Gold Coast, 1822. 4 pp. Manuscript ca. 34x21 cm (13x8 in). Manuscript with tears but no loss of text housed in a blue cloth custom made portfolio with a red gilt morocco label on front cover. In very good condition. This report by the Assistant Surgeon in the African Company of Merchants concerns the mortality rate among the Company's officers during a period of ten years (1812-1822) and includes a list of fifty people (indicating their names). The "Remarks" section explains the statistics: "The African Company Establishment when fully appointed consisted of forty-five commissioned and non commissioned European officers but during the period of time stated above, there was not more than thirty-five residing in the Settlements on a yearly average & the deaths among them being five annually on an average." Arthy also counts the number of the native workers of the Company: "170 non commissioned officers and private soldiers, and 334 artificers, labourers and labouresses", and states that the mortality amongst them "except on occasional visitations of the Small Pox, was generally at the rate of one percent per annum, and very rarely exceeded two percent". Arthy concludes that "there is much reason to believe that the Climate of the Gold Coast would be found considerably less destructive of the health and lives of Europeans than that of any other intertropical country round the world. In reality to decide this question, it does not seem necessary to enquire further that Sierra Leone, Charlestown, the Havannah, Surinam and Batavia, wherein the mortality among Europeans annually so excessive and lamentable and so generally known as might serve to remove all Doubts of the superior salubrity of the Climate of the Gold Coast to that of all other tropical countries". "The African Company of Merchants was a Chartered Company in the Gold Coast area of modern Ghana, in the coastal area where the Fante people lived. It was founded in 1752 and replaced the Royal African Company which was dissolved in that year. In 1817 the Company had signed a treaty of friendship that recognized Asante claims to sovereignty over large areas of the coast, including areas claimed by the Fante. The Company was abolished in 1821, as the slave trade had not been suppressed in these privately held areas. Authority over the area was given to Governor Charles MacCarthy, the governor of Sierra Leone, who was subsequently killed in the First Anglo-Asante War" (Wikipedia)..

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        CODIFICATION PROPOSAL, ADDRESS ... TO ALL NATIONS PROFESSING LIBERAL OPINIONS; OR IDEA OF A PROPOSED ALL-COMPREHENSIVE BODY OF LAW, WITH AN ACCOMPANIMENT OF REASONS, APPLYING ALL ALONG TO THE SEVERAL PROPOSED ARRANGEMENTS

      London: Printed by J. M'Creery, 1822.. 106,[2],[107] -118pp. Octavo. Contemporary (original?) polished green muslin over boards, edges rough- trimmed. Cloth lightly rubbed, otherwise a very good, crisp copy. An interesting copy, representing an intermediate issue of the first edition, with the title-leaf and list of Bentham's publications characteristic of the first issue of the first edition, but also containing the two supplements that usually appear in the later issue, conjoined with the first edition sheets with a new 1830 title- leaf bearing the imprint of Reynell as printer and Robert Howard as publisher. Bentham here optimistically proposes a simplified system of easily understood and administered laws in order to get rid of the legal profession and what he describes as the "demon of chicane." The supplements consist largely of responses in the form of correspondence from abroad to Bentham's proposal. Not in Goldsmiths or Kress. OCLC/Worldcat locates four copies of this configuration, nine with the 1830 second issue title leaf and supplements; and eight of the 1822 first issue without the supplements. NCBEL II:1883.

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        Don Juan

      London: Thomas Kelly. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1822. Hardcover. Slight shelfwear along edges of spine, only. ; Full bound in crimson crushed and polished morocco. T. E. G. Red silk bookmark. W. Root & Son, Binders, London. Bright gilt floral borders on both covers; bright gilt floral compartments, with five raised bands and gilt lettering. Gilt dentelle edges on inside covers. Marbled endpapers. Two volumes. Colored engravings in the style of George Cruishank, by Atkinson. 1821 - 1822.; Vol. 1 & 2; Colored Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Y Ffydd Ddiffuant; Sef, Hanes a Rhinwedd y Ffydd Gristionogol

      Dolgellau - R. Jones, 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A classic but scarceWelsh religious work,with few holdings inBritish institutions,and fewin such reasonable condition. In Welsh. Edited by P. Williams. This copy matches the publication details from the British Library, whose copy is dated 1822. Charles Edwards, (b. 1628 - d. in or after 1691), was a Welsh-language writer and preacher, a major figure of Welsh puritan literary history -DNB. Y ffydd ddi-ffuant, sef, Hanes y ffydd Gristianogol, a'i rhinwedd. . . became a classic of Welsh prose. . . a brief unbalanced History of the Unfeigned Faith in the world, and in England particularly, quarried from the Bible, from Foxe, and from other sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English authors. . . Although it is a book composed in stages, the third edition of Y ffydd ddi-ffuant has the unity of the scripture's historical imagination. It is Edwards's definition of this as it pertains to Wales and the individual Welshman, expressed in vivid, spectacular style, that makes the book a classic -DNB. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, slightly rubbed, with a small label to the spine. The hinges are strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, with scattered foxing and a few marks. The title page isworking loose. With an ink stamp and ink inscription to the front free-endpaper, and a small ink 1867 to the front pastedown. Overall: GOOD..

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        Description of the Abbeys of Melrose, and Old Melrose, with Their Traditions [Fantastic Sir Walter Scott and Thomas Moore Association Copy]

      Edinburgh: Printed for the Author by J. Orphoot 1822, 2nd Improved Edition. () [i-iii],iv,[5],6-125pp. Very good. Octavo. Finely bound in polished green calf. Heavily gilt and blind panel design stamped to front and rear boards with gilt fleurons. Spine in 5 compartments, one compartment with title and remaining 4 stamped in gilt. Raised bands. Gilt dentelles to edges and insides of front and back boards. Some rubbing to spine and shelf wear to board edges. Corners slightly bumped. A.e.g. Internally clean with only occasional age toning . Folding frontis of Melrose Abbey. With the engraved bookplate of Sir Thomas Moore and the red morocco variant bookplate of Harold Murdock. **A fantastic association copy.** This copy not only belonged to the book's dedicatee, Sir Walter Scott, but it was presented by Scott in his hand to his contemporary and public "rival" Thomas Moore: "Thomas Moore from his affectionate friend, Walter Scott, Melrose Abbey, 31 October 1825" with Moore's signature. At the time of this inscription, Moore and Scott were both working on books, Scott his monumental 9 volume work on Napoleon and Moore his thin volume, Epicurean. By chance, both books were scheduled to be released on the same day in 1827. Worried that Epicurean would be lost in the publicity of Scott's Napoleon (which Moore had criticized), Moore published his book one day before Scott's (British Museum Satires 15440). This public "feud" was immortalized in an engraved cartoon, offered with this book, presenting both Moore and Scott, with their respective works, balanced on the scale of public opinion. Moore triumphantly displays the thin Epicurean to Scott, who although weighed down by his 9 volumes of Napoleon, has been bested by Moore in the "Balance of Public Favor". The book offered here was signed and presented to Moore by Scott at an important time in the relationship between the two authors, interestingly, at Melrose Abbey, the subject of this book and subject of Scott's poem, "The Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto Second.". Signed by Sir Walter Scott and Thomas Moore. Fantastic Association Between Thomas Moore and Sir Walter Scott.

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        Notice sur le voyage de M. Lelorrain, en Égypte; et Observations sur le zodiac circulaire de Denderah

      chez l'auteur Paris: chez l'auteur, 1822. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. . ,, . Tall 8vo. [21 x 13.5 cm], (3) ff., including half title, title and avis, [5]-92. Bound in original printed wrappers with engraved Egyptian-style vignette. Spine split. Some minor foxing, otherwise very good.First edition of an historically important volume describing the Dendera Affair, the Egyptian archaeological expedition of 1820 led by Saulnier, an antiquarian and treasure-hunter, and J.-B. Lelorrain, the master mason he hired to remove the bas-relief zodiac from Egypt's Temple of Dendera and smuggle it to Paris. Until it was overshadowed by Heinrich Schliemann's excavation and ransacking of ancient Troy in the 1870s, the Dendera Affair was Europe's most glamorous and notorious archaeological event.Since the Notice is an attempt to persuade the government of Louis XVIII to buy the zodiac, Saulnier concerned himself primarily with geopolitical intrigue: Lelorrain's voyage to Egypt, the numerous obstacles he had to overcome in order to return to France with his quarry, etc. The Notice also contains a detailed description of the zodiac itself, which was laid out in an unusual circular form: Saulnier identifies its figures and attempts an explanation of their history, mythological significance and complex symbolism. The zodiac was bought by Louis XVIII, and is today on display in the Louvre.* Buchwald, Engineering and Science, v. LXVI no. 4, pp. 21-31.

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        Vue d'Agrigente, prise des Hauteurs

      Paris: [peint par Coignet d'après Michalon; Gravé par S.Himely; Imprimé par Sauniée], 1822. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand. India paper mounted. 11 3/4 x 17 inches (approximately). 18 3/8 x 24 1/4 inches (approximately). From `Voyage pittoresque en Sicile': a very rare series of sublime views of some of the best preserved Greek temples in the world, beautifully hand-coloured and here in the rarest state with the plate on india paper mounted. Published in Paris between 1822 and 1826, Achille- Etienne Gigault de la Salle's `Voyage pittoresque en Sicile', was published in three forms: coloured, coloured before letters or, as here, on india paper, coloured and mounted. The work can now be seen as a showcase for the talents of the best landscape artists and aquatint engravers of the period. Agrigento is the capital of Agrigento provincia, near the southern coast of Sicily. The plateau site of the ancient city is extraordinarily rich in Greek remains. A wall, with remnants of eight gates, can be traced from the two northern peaks (the Rock of Athena and the hill of Girgenti) to the ridge that carried the south line of the city's defenses. An almost continuous sacred area along this ridge has been excavated to reveal Agrigento's most famous remains, its seven Doric temples. Cf. Abbey Travel I, 262, pl. 30; cf. Brunet V, 1379.

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        PÈtition au Parlement Britannique

      Londres,: J. Barfield, Printer, 91, Wardour-Street, Soho, March, 1822.. Tall octavo, half-title, title with Wronski's printed Egyptian device, 59 pp., bookplate of First Earl Eldon, endpapers with printed notes on red paper including additional errata; a handsome copy in contemporary straight grain red morocco, gilt, fragment of early paper label to spine, chipped at base. First edition: an exquisite copy of this rare petition, a late but significant attempt to win the longitude prize.Wronski came from a Czech family settled in western Poland. In 1794 he served in Poland with Kosciuszko where he was taken prisoner by the Russian forces. He resigned his commission in 1798, studied in Germany for a few years, and then enlisted in the Polish Legion at Marseilles. Wronski was a prolific writer on all manner of subjects, but it was evidently scientific work to which he was drawn. He joined the Marseilles Observatory in 1803 and published widely on mathematics before moving to London in 1819.His great ambition while in London was to revolutionise the study of longitude and win for himself the famous Longitude Prize of £20,000, still unclaimed after more than a century. On arrival his instruments were detained by Customs, but he did eventually address the Board of Longitude but without any success. This work details his travails, and a significant part of this book is effectively a resumÈ of Wronski's qualifications, taking the form of a series of letters of support from his friends. Easily the most interesting part, however, is the second half of the book, a detailed assessment of the machinations of the Board of Longitude, making this book an interesting comparison with the more famous stoushes between the Board and earlier figures such as John Harrison and Thomas Mudge. Wronski ultimately failed in his attempt, at least in part because his skills were more theoretical than practical: he returned to the continent in 1823.With the bookplate of John Scott, first Earl of Eldon, and Lord Chancellor of Great Britain between 1801 and 1827.

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        The Metamorphosis

      The Metamorphosis, or Golden Ass, and Philosophical Works, of Apuleius. Translated from the original Latin by Thomas Taylor. London: Sold by Robert Triphook and Thomas Rodd, 1822. First edition. 8vo (5.75in.x9in., 145mmx230mm). pp, [xxiv], 400. Newer rebind in full brown leather. Gilt titles and stamped decor to spine. Thinly ruled borders to both boards. New front and rear end pieces. Top edge gilt.Leather binding, including text block and hinges are fine, as new. Interior is clean, crisp, and bright. Creasing to first and last few pages else fine minus. Suitable for a fine library.

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        Geschäfts- und Reise-Tableau für Deutschland und die angränzenden Länder

      Kupferstich von Johann Baptist Seitz 1822. 73x100 cm. - Engelmann, Geogr. I, S. 454 - Bonacker, Strassen E, IV a, 137 - "Reise-Karte von Deutschland mit Angabe aller Poststrassen und Stationen." Deutschland mit den Benelux-Ländern, Schweiz, Österreich, großen Teilen Frankreichs, Oberitaliens, Ungarns und Polens begrenzt durch Schleswig, Danzig, Warschau, Peterwardein, Venedig, Mailand, Paris und Norwich. Straßenkarte mit Einzeichnung der Posthäuser, Post- und Landstraßen und Gebirgs-Fußwege. Eingesetzt ist diese Karte in die Mitte eines mit gotischen Stilelementen versehenen, als Fassade gestalteten Tableaus. Die die Karte seitlich und oben umgebenden, teils mit Kleeblattbogen und Spitzbogen verzierten 20 Felder enthalten Texte und Tabellen für Reisende und Geschäftsleute. So ein immerwährender Kalender mit Namenstagen der Heiligen. Meilen-Tabelle europäischer und deutscher Länder im Vergleich. Geographische und statistische Notizen von Deutschland allgemein und vorzüglicher Orte in Deutschland. Reiseplan für die Schweiz mit Beschreibung der Sehenswürdigkeiten und allgemeinen Regeln für Schweiz-Reisende. Meilen und Posten. Kalender-Notizen mit Ostern-Tabelle von 1822 - 1900. Verzeichnigs der vorzüglichsten Badeorte und Gesundbrunnen.Der Sockel ist aufgeteilt in drei Felder mit Tabellen: Reduction aller europäischen Handelsgewichte in das baierische, wiener, englische, französische, holländische, preussische und sächsische Gewicht. Vergleichs- und Umrechnungstabelle der europäischen Münzen. Reduction aller vorzüglichen Ellen-Maase in baierische, brabanter, englische, französische und Wiener Elle. Die Felder des Sockels und des oberen Teilen sind oben je durch ein Fries mit Blatt- bzw. Rebenmuster verziert, den oberen Abschluss des Blattes bildet ein dekoratives architektonisches Muster mit Halbbögen und Kreuzen.Johann Baptist Seitz war Kupferstecher und Uhrmacher in München. Diese Karte schuf er während seiner Tätigkeit für das topographische Bureau des königl. bayerischen Generalstabs der Armee. Dekorative Darstellung in außergewöhnlichem Format (Olifant-Format).

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        Lettres de Paul ? sa famille, écrites en 1815; suivies de la Recherche du bonheur, conte . traduit de l?anglais sur la 5e Édition, par le traducteur des Oeuvres de Lord Byron.

      [Cosson for] Charles Gosselin,, Paris 1822 - First edition in French of Paul?s Letters to his Kinsfolk (Edinburgh, 1816), Scott?s memoir of his visit to the field of Waterloo in 1815 (Scott was amongst the first British civilians on the scene) and Paris. It is printed here with the first edition in French of his Byronic poem The Search after Happiness; or the Quest of Sultaun Solimaun (1817) appropriately translated by Byron?s translator, Amédée Pichot. 3 vols, 12mo (169 × 98 mm), pp. [4], vi, 223, [1]; [4], 215, [1]; [4], 199, [1], complete with half-titles. Contemporary quarter sheep, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels, bookseller/binder?s ticket ?? Joinville, Chez Durollet Libr.-Relieur.? Very slightly rubbed, but a very good copy. [Not in Dargan.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Twenty Four Subjects Exhibiting the Costume of Paris

      1822. first edition. A Tall Copy and RareWith the Lithographic Title-Page[CHALON, John James, illustrator]. Twenty Four Subjects Exhibiting the Costume of Paris, The Incidents taken from Nature, Designed and Drawn on Stone by J.J. Chalon. London: Published by Rodwell and Martin, 1822.First edition. Large folio (17 5/16 x 12 inches; 440 x 305 mm.). Lithographed title and twenty-four hand-colored lithographed plates. Plates printed by C. Hullmandel. The text is watermarked 1821 and the plates are watermarked J. Whatman 1817-1822.Contemporary black pebble-grain cloth expertly re-backed, re-cornered, and re-labled in black straight grain morocco to early nineteenth century style. With the contemporary bookplate of Laurence Currie. The twelfth plate “La Loueuse de Chaises” has a very small marginal paper flaw which is outside of the plate mark. Otherwise a most attractive, remarkably clean and vivid copy.The plates are captioned: “La Marchande de Tisanne;” “Les Bonnes;” “La Petite Fruitiere;” “La Dame du Café;” “Le Café;” “Les Tondeuses de Chiens;” “Les Brodeuses;” “L’Escamoteur;” “La Porte Cochère;” “Le Journal des Débats;” “Le Restaurant;” “La Loueuse de Chaises;” “Une Matinée aux Thuilleries;” “Le Marchand de Brioches;” “Le Porteur d’Eau;” “Le Petit Décrotteur;” “Le Marche aux Fleurs;” “La Prise de Tabac;” “Les Adieux;” “Les Dames de la Halle;” “Le Cimetiere du Pere la Chaise;” “Les Dames Artistes;” “La Charette du Blanchisseur;” and “La Marchande de Modes.”“According to Beraldi (XII, 232) this ‘very curious and rare album’ appeared as a small quarto in London. These plates, which are large folio in size, may represent a French issue of the work, though the English edition had captions in French. Jean-Jacques Chalon was a French artist born in Switzerland who eventually settled in England. His designs are by no means mere costume plates. Instead they are animated and faithful studies of Parisian manners and costumes in the years 1820 to 1822. There is hardly a touch of caricature, though the profiles of his personages have a family likeness which suggests a domesticated Girodet” (Ray)."Published in four parts. The plates show people of various occupations, shoeblacks, venders, politicians, and general scenes, etc" (Hiler).This copy is unusually tall: Abbey's copy measured 15 x 11 1/4 inches uncut, and lacked the lithographed title-page, as did Sadleir's (though Sadleir's copy was slightly larger than the copy under notice).Only three copies with the lithographed title-page have come to auction within last 31 years. Five copies only located in KVK/OCLC but the presence of the title page is not noted. Quite rare.Abbey, Travel, 108. Colas 588. Hiler, p. 156. Lipperheide 1185. Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, 124.

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        TRAVELS IN NORTH AMERICA

      Dublin: Christopher Bentham, 1822.. [2],9-184pp. plus five woodcut plates (including frontispiece). Titlepage vignette of a turtle. 16mo. Contemporary plain paper boards, printed paper spine label. Boards detached. Contemporary ink inscription on titlepage. Scattered light staining and foxing. In a half morocco box, good. This apocryphal voyage describes the adventures of George Philips, an imaginary Irishman who was supposed to have accompanied Lewis and Clark from St. Louis to the Pacific. "Imaginary experiences of an imaginary Irishman with the Lewis and Clark expedition, etc." - Howes. "As the expedition which Philips had now joined, was one from which much interesting information was expected concerning the interior of the American Continent, as well as much future advantage to the inhabitants of the United States, by establishing a commerce with the native Indians for their furs...Philips on his arrival at St. Louis, found Captains Lewis and Clarke the other commander and twenty-three robust active young men, who had volunteered to accompany them, two French watermen, an Interpreter and his wife, a hunter and a black servant, belonging to Captain Clarke." George Philips also had adventures in the West Indies, South America, Mexico, the Great Lakes, among the Esquimaux, and in Canada. He returned home to Ireland via Florida and the West Indies. The plates show the inside of an Indian hut, the falls of Niagara, a meeting with Esquimaux, a view of icebergs, and others. The latter part of the narrative seems to lean on Sir John Franklin's first voyage, which had been published in 1819. The editors of the LITERATURE OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION call the Philips narrative "an entirely new and quite wonderful fabricated account," discussing it at length. A fascinating and little-known work, evidently quite rare. HOWES P305, "aa." WAGNER-CAMP 21c:1. SABIN 62456. LITERATURE OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION 4d.1. SERVIES 1129. CLARK II:174.

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        [CUBAN SUGAR PLANTATION]

      [Cuba. ca. 1850s].. Oil on canvas, 13 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches. Excellent displayable condition. Framed. This attractive landscape painting depicting a Cuban sugar plantation was almost certainly executed by artist Charles DeWolf Brownell, in the mid to late 1850s. As would be customary with Brownell, who was greatly influenced by the artists of the Hudson River School, the image is dominated by the Cuban landscape of lush greenery, rolling hills, and blue sky, with the main buildings on the edges of the work. There are various types of trees dotting the landscape, as well as shrubs, a stone fence, and livestock. At the bottom of the painting a horse ridden by a black servant pulls a barranca-style carriage occupied by a woman in a pink dress. In the center a man in a white suit and hat walks up a hill toward the plantation house beside a horse carrying a similarly dressed man. Five of the plantation structures are depicted. The main house, a white two-story gabled building with a balcony, is on the far left. A woman stands in the doorway. On the far right of the painting is a slat- roofed building with a large billowing chimney and slaves at work. In the center of the image are three more buildings: a thatch-roofed hut filled with sugarcane, and two storage buildings. The sky is bright blue, with pillowy white clouds rolling by. Charles DeWolf Brownell (1822-1909) was born in Rhode Island and spent most of his adult life in Hartford and New York City. Trained as a lawyer, he abandoned the law out of conscience and turned to painting. He was greatly influenced by the Hudson River School, and his most notable works are landscape paintings. His maternal relatives, the DeWolfs, owned several sugar plantations in Cuba, and beginning in 1854, Charles Brownell spent seven consecutive winters on the island. He returned to Cuba several times over the ensuing decades. He traveled throughout the island, boarding in several plantations. Inspired by the Cuban landscape, he created a number of paintings of the island, including portraits of plantations done as commissions to help pay his expenses. In his diary Brownell notes that these commissioned paintings usually brought between forty and sixty dollars. The present work, painted in oil on a relatively modest size canvas, is in keeping with the style and form of these other works. A 1991 Kennedy Gallery exhibition catalogue of Brownell's work notes that these paintings of Cuban plantations survive in only a small number. A fine representation of mid-19th- century Cuban plantation life. Early paintings of Cuba are rare. Kennedy Galleries, CHARLES DeWOLF BROWNELL (1822-1909), EXPLORER OF THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE, March 1991.

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        Bronze medal for Duperrey Voyage

      Paris,: Andrieu & Puymaurin, 1822.. Obverse: profile portrait of Louis XVIII. Reverse: "HÈmisphËre Austral. Physique Astronomie. La Corvette l'Uranie Mr. Ls. de Freycinet Commandt... S.A.R.M. Le Duc d'AngoulÍme, Amiral de France. M. Le Vicomte du +Bronze medal, 51 mm., extremely fine. An excellent example of the bronze medal commemorating the voyage of Freycinet's protÈgÈ Louis-Isidore Duperrey to the Pacific, with lovely rich tone. A similar bronze version is recorded in the Rex Nan Kivell collection of the National Library of Australia.Marquess of Milford Haven, 'British and Foreign Naval Medals', 189.

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        The Columbian Family and Pulpit Bible

      Boston: Joseph Teal, 1822. First American edition. Leather Bound. Very Good. 12 x 17 inches. Large folio. Collates as [6] + A-E10 (in 2s) (OT) + A-A2 (in 2s) (Apocrypha) + F10-B13 (in 2s) (NT and Indices) + 36 engravings. Includes frontispiece, engraved title page, frontispiece to NT (torn with loss at bottom). Marbled end papers. Scattered foxing, especially to plates. A few page edges uneven at beginning, and a few old page repairs. As with the copy described by O'Callaghan, some of the illustrations state "Engraved for Fowler's Family Bible." others for Teal's edition. "Issued in numbers and had more than 3,000 subscribers." Claimed to be the largest Bible ever printed. Wright p. 209; O'Callaghan p. 382-385; Hills No. 434. Bound in full contemporary brown leather over board with large raised bands ruled in gilt to spine, designs in compartments and red morocco spine label with gilt title. Worn at edges, and cracking at hinges. This edition significant for Seventh-day Adventists because it was the "large" Bible that Ellen Gould White held when she had her first vision (See Norma J. Collins: Heartwarming Stories of Adventist Pioneers, Review and Herald Publishing, 2005) Scarce.

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        Veduta del Ponte Molle sul Tevere due miglia lontano da Roma. Questo Ponte e stato ristaurato, e costruito l'Arco Trionfale A..dal Sommo Pontefice PIO VII. Regnante

      Rome.. 1822.. Copperplate engraving, 18 x 24 1/2 inches on sheet size 19 x 25 1/4. A couple of soft creases to the paper, short edge tears, pinhole in upper left and right corners and lower left corner. Narrow margins. Image in very good condition; a rich impression. View of Ponte Molle over the Tevere (Tiber), two miles from Rome. This impressive engraving by Luigi Rossini (1790-1857) is from the Le Antichita Romane series, depicting the antiquities of Rome and environs. Carrying on the tradition of Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) and himself an architect, Rossini's prints celebrated the Classical Tradition and appealed to the well-to-do tourists on the Grand Tour and to architects and designers. The engravings powerfully evoke the glories of Ancient Rome, while also providing the modern viewer with glimpses of this magnificent city in the early 19th century. .

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

      Paris: Crochard, 1822 Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Offprint from: Annales de chimie et de physique, par MM. Gay-Lussac et Arago, Vol. 20. Paris: Crochard, 1822. 8vo. pp. 60-74, 1 folding plate. Modern boards, text somewhat browned, minor foxing, stronger foxing to plate. Provenance: Harrison D. Horblit, with his booklabel on inner cover (his sale, Sotheby's 1974, lot 33). ---- Horblit I, 33. Bolton, Periodicals, 346 a. The rare journal offprint. Important contribution by Ampère to the science of electrodynamics. Eine der grundlegenden Arbeiten Amperes in der Nachfolge seiner bereits 1820 erfolgten Untersuchungen über die elektrodynamische Wechselwirkung von Strömen..

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        [Miniature] La Gerusalemme Liberata

      London: Pickering, William , 1822. Two volumes. 405pp. An early title in Pickering's famous Diamond Classics series. The first volume contains an engraved frontispiece designed by R. Grave after R. Morghen, and an engraved title page. Printed in Corral's 4 1/2-point Diamond type. Bound in full contemporary polished green calf by William Richardson with central cartouche framed by a blind-stamped inner border and a large outer foliate border. Housed in a cloth slipcase. A handsome binding in fine condition, which is slightly shorter than the copy described by Spielmann. (Keynes, p. 91; Mikrobiblion 225; Spielmann 473). (3 1/4 by 1 3/4; 82x 48mm).

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