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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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        The History of Johnny Quae Genus: The Little Foundling of the Late Doctor Syntax: A Poem

      R. Ackerman, London, 1822. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. Illustrator: Thomas Rowlandson. In fine gilt red morocco by J. Larkins with raised bands, gilt compartments and ruling, inner dentelles, etc. The last of the Doctor Syntax series with 24 hand colored plates by Rowlandson. Light occasional foxing including to the plates, largely at the margins, offsetting from plates onto the facing text pages., otherwise unmarked internally. An attractive copy of the first edition in a very fine binding with a worn but intact red leather slipcase. Size: Octavo (8vo). Illustrator: Thomas Rowlandson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043031. .

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        A Selection of Welsh Melodies with Symphonies and Accompaniments by John Parry and Characteristic Words by Mrs Hemans. (1st & 2nd Number Bound togeather)

      London: J Power, 1822 Refurbished by Paul Delrue in brown buckram, title in gold to spine. Internally new black endpapers, correct title is A Selection of Welsh Melodies with Symphonies and Accompaniments by John Parry and Characteristic Words by Mrs Hemans. (2), 64, (1). 1st Part title page has a decorative wood cut of Harp against Tree by HF Rose, dated 1821. The War Song of Owain Glyndwr has the plate by HF Rose, dated 1822 to page 38/39, corner edge missing to margin p39. Watermarks dated 1820. The Selection of Welsh Melodies, 2nd Number, lacking titlepage, has the index page, (1), 64, (1). Song titles include: Druidical Chorus, on the landing of the Romans - Captain Morgans March, The Cambrian In America - The Queens Dream, White Snowdon - Prince Madog's Farewell, The Death of Llywelyn, The Heroes of Cymru, The Exile of Cambria etc etc. Some pages are worn at the edges and some have small chips missing however none affect the text or the general condition of the book. Printed by William Clowes, Northumberland-Court, Strand, London. Uncommon. (COPAC + OCLC 7939519) See also TR Roberts/Eminent Welshmen p399)

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        The Spectator; A New Edition, Carefully Revised, In Six Volumes; With Prefaces Historical And Biographical & The Rambler, In Three Volumes (9 Volume Set)

      London, F. C. and J. Rivington ... et al, 1822 & 1823. . All volumes are bound in brown leather with two red leather spine labels. Rules are stamped on the covers in gilt and blind. Spines are stamped in gilt and blind and spine labels are stamped in gilt. The edges of the covers are stamped in gilt. All volumes have a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Hardcover. Book condition: Fine Condition

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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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        The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales

      London: Robert Bowyer, 1822 From drawings made expressly for this undertaking by PJ de Loutherbourg. With Historical and descriptive accounts of the several places of which views are given. Engraved by William Pickett and coloured by John Clark. First edition, later issue, circa 1822, (plates with imprints and signatures removed), uncut, 36 leaves, 2 title pages and 2 leaves of descriptive text for each plate (titles and text in both English and French - the French text in double columns) 18 hand coloured aquatint plates, text watermarked 1822. Contemporary quarter blue morocco over marbled boards with matching corners, spine with gilt lettering and bands. Front inner hinge strengthened. Overall a very attractive copy, with bright and clean examples of these skilfully engraved, finely coloured plates. First issue copies contain a signature and imprint underneath each plate and watermarks no later than 1805. However copies exist with plates watermarked as late as 1824. The 1824 copies contain a completely reset text (in contrast our text matches that of the first edition) and an engraved title page supplied by the publisher from left over copies of Loutherbourg's completely seperate earlier work Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain (London R Bowyer 1801 & reissued 1808). Loutherbourg, Philippe Jacques [Philip James], landscape painter and scene designer. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Delle antichità giudaiche - Storia della guerra giudaica, in 7 voll.

      Sonzogno 1822 in 8° (cm 20,5x13), pp. XIX, 1 b., 341; 392; 410; 456; 136, 81 (Vita di G. F. scritta da lui medesimo), 1 b., 299 (Dell'Antichità de' Giudei contro Apione); 384; 364; leg. coeva p/pelle con tit. in oro su tass. ai ds., tagli spruzz.; "Collana degli Antichi Storici Greci volgarizzati", "Tradotta dal greco e illustrata con note dall'Abate Francesco Angiolini piacentino", con 11 tavv., nella 1^ opera, tra cui grande tav. della Palestina rip., e 4 nella 2^ di cui 3 ripiegate. Ottima ed accurata edizione particolarmente completa sulla storia del popolo ebraico. Alcuni forellini di tarlo ai ds. e qc. piccola sbucc. alle leg. ma solidi voll. 126/18

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        Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the Years 1819, and '20 &under the Command of Major Stephen H. Long

      Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & Lea, 1822-1823. 3 volumes (text: 2 vols., octavo [8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches]; atlas: 1 vol., quarto [11 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches]). Atlas: 11 engraved plates and maps (2 double-page maps after S.H. Long by Young & Delleker; 1 double-page plate of geological cross- sections; 8 plates [1 hand-coloured] after S. Seymour [6], T.R. Peale [1] and one unassigned, engraved by C.G. Childs [2], Lawson [1], F. Kearney [2], W. Hay [1], Young & Delleker [1]). Text: expertly bound to style in full tree calf, covers bordered with a gilt double fillet, flat spine in compartments divided by darker tree calf bands and gilt roll tools, lettered in the second and fourth compartments, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers. Atlas: experly bound to style in half tree calf over period marbled paper covered boards, spine uniform to the text. First edition of one of the most important early western expeditions. Edwin James was the botanist, geologist, and surgeon for this important government expedition, initially named the Yellowstone Expedition. Led by Major Stephen Long, the expedition added significantly to the earlier discoveries of Lewis and Clark and Zebulon Pike. In addition to his duties on the expedition, James subsequently served as the editor and compiler of this text, relying "upon his own records, the brief geological notes of Major Long, and the early journals of Thomas Say [who served as the expedition's naturalist]" (Wagner-Camp). Appendices to the text comprise astronomical and meteorological tables and Indian vocabularies. In addition to Long, James and Say, the expedition included Titian Peale as draughtsman and assistant naturalist; and Samuel Seymour as landscape artist. The published plates depict Oto Indians, views of the Plains, and buffalo.Major Long was the principal proponent of government-sponsored exploration of the West following the War of 1812. He travelled farther than Pike or Lewis and Clark, and blazed trails that were susequently followed by Fremont, Powell, and others. The expedition travelled up the Missouri and then followed the River Platte to its source in the Rocky Mountains before moving south to Upper Arkansas. From there the plan was to find the source of the Red River, but when this was missed the Canadian River was explored instead.Cartographically, the atlas contains the first maps to provide detail of the Central Plains. Upon returning to Washington from the expedition, Long drafted a large manuscript map of the West (now in the National Archives) and the printed maps in James's Account closely follows. The "Western Section" map is particularly interesting as it here that the myth of the Great American Desert was founded by Long: a myth which endured for decades. The designation Great American Desert appears east of the single range of the Rocky Mountains, together with a two-line note: "The Great American Desert is frequented by roving bands of Indians who have no fixed places of residence but roam from place to place in quest of game." Long's map, along with that of Lewis and Clark, "were the progenitors of an entire class of maps of the American Transmississippi West" (Wheat). American Imprints 12942; Graff 2188; Howes J41; Sabin 35682; Streeter sale 3:1783; Wagner-Camp 25:1; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 353; see Nicholas and Halley, Stephen Long and American Frontier Exploration (1995).

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        ADELCHI. Tragedia. Con un discorso sur alcuni punti della storia longobardica in Italia.

      Ferrario 1822 In-16 gr. (mm. 198x118), p. vitellino marrone, sottili cornici dorate ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, dentelles dorate ai risguardi, tagli dorati, pp. (8),288 (la p. 2 nn. contiene un annuncio editoriale nel quale appaiono i prezzi di vendita e i recapiti dei depositari delle opere del Manzoni); al piede della p. 288 si trova ?un breve elenco di errori trascorsi in alcune copie?. Su tre errori elencati, il ns. esemplare ne porta uno (a p. 235). L?opera è dedicata dal Manzoni alla moglie Enrichetta Blondel. "Prima edizione" di questo dramma storico ?che è non solo la migliore manifestazione del genio drammatico manzoniano, ma anche la più alta espressione del teatro romantico italiano?. Così Diz. Opere Bompiani,I, p. 26. Cfr. Parenti ?Rarità bibl. dell'800?,I, p. 178 e segg.: ?Nell?autunno del 1819, prima ancora cha apparisse "Il Conte di Carmagnola", il Manzoni aveva iniziato la composizione di una seconda tragedia, "Adelchi", che dava alle stampe nel 1822, sermpre per i tipi di Vincenzo Ferrario, corredata da alcune "Notizie storiche" e da un lungo "Discorso su alcuni punti della storia longobardica in Italia" (da p.167 a 288).. Furono fatte due tirature: una in carta comune e una in carta velina cilindrata (come la nostra)?. Esemplare leggerm. corto di margine, altrimenti ben conservato.

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        Mr. Babbage's invention. Copies of the correspondence between the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury and the president and council of the Royal Society, relative to an invention of Mr. Babbage. A letter to Sir Humphry Davy, Bart... on the application of machinery to the purpose of calculating and printing mathematical tables.London: House of Commons, 1823.

      First edition, and a very fine copy, of this version and even rarer than Babbage's privately printed version issued the year earlier. This separate printing of the British government's reprint of Babbage's letter to Davy includes, for the first time, the text of the letters from the Treasury and Royal Society. The government reprint was published both in Volume 15 of the House of Commons' Sessional Papers and as a separate offprint (as offered here). OOC 31. OCLC lists no copies of this separate printing.<br/><br/> "In the early 1820s Babbage, frustrated by 'the intolerable labour and fatiguing monotony of a continued repetition of similar arithmetical calculations', came up with the plan of designing a machine capable of performing various mathematical functions. By 1822 Babbage had constructed a model of his Difference Engine Number One, a special-purpose calculating machine far more complex than any that had previously been conceived, designed to compute mathematical tables by the method of finite differences and to print the results. In the design of his machine Babbage was influenced by the division of labor employed in the celebrated manuscript tables of de Prony which Babbage had seen in 1819. The division of labor, both physical and mental, became central themes of Babbage's economic thought later developed in his Economy of Machinery and Manufactures. <br/><br/> "Babbage was convinced of the 'great utility' of his machine, but knew that constructing a larger version would entail 'very considerable expense,' and would also leave him no time to pursue his studies in pure mathematics. On July 3, 1822, as a means of testing the waters, Babbage wrote an open letter to Sir Humphry Davy, president of the Royal Society, in which he presented a detailed description of his Difference Engine. This was his first public statement of his plans for his calculating engine, and his first publication on his project for developing calculating engines, on which he would devote most of his creative energy for the remainder of his life. A copy of this letter published as a pamphlet reached the Lords of the Treasury, who referred it back to the Royal Society on April 1, 1823, with a letter requesting the Society's opinion of Babbage's machine. One month later, on May 1, the Royal Society responded to the Treasury as follows: 'That it appears to the Committee, that Mr. Babbage has displayed great talents and ingenuity in the construction of his machine for computation, which the Committee think fully adequate to the attainment of the objects proposed by the Inventor, and that they consider Mr. Babbage as highly deserving of public encouragement in the prosecution of his arduous undertaking' (Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Sessional Papers [1823], p. 6). <br/><br/> "This favorable report gained Babbage his first national funding of £1000 toward his construction of the Difference Engine. The project tested the limits of precision obtainable by machine tool makers at the time; it also ended up being far more costly than expected, claiming £17,000 of the government's money over the next decade before foundering in 1833, largely due to contractual disputes between Babbage and Joseph Clement, the engineer hired to construct Babbage's machine. By this time Babbage had begun to turn his attention to the Analytical Engine, a far more complex and powerful calculating machine whose design would occupy Babbage for most of the rest of his scientific career." (Hook & Norn, Origins of Cyberspace).. Oblong folio (335 x 202 mm), pp [1] 2-6 [2:docket title on verso], uncut and sewn as issued, very fine. An exceptionally fresh and clean copy in its original state

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        Hudibras, A Poem...With Historical, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, Selected from Grey & Other Authors. To Which Are Prefixed, A Life of the Author, and a Preliminary Discourse on the Civil War. A New Edition Embellished with Twelve Engravings

      Printed for Akerman Strand; etc. London: Printed for Akerman, Strand; (etc.). 1822. Second edition. Two volumes. Twelve hand-colored engraved plates. Bound in late 19th or early 20th Century brown half morocco and cloth, five raised bands, titled and compartments decorated in gilt. Bookplate, and neat contemporary owner's signature in each volume, light rubbing to the extremities, a very little scattered foxing, a handsome, about fine set. .

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        Medecine Operatoire. Traite des Diverse Amputations, qui se Pratiquent sur le Corps Humain Representees par des Figures Dessinees d'apres Nature et Lithographiees, ayant en Regard l'explication abregee du Manuel Operatoire Propre a Chacune d'elles..

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur, 1822.. First Edition. Half leather spine on marbled boards. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Library stamps. Some wear and scuffing to leather. Contents heavily foxed. Sm. inscription to fep. 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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        Trial of Lieutenant Joel Abbot by the General Naval Court Martial, Holden on Board the U.S. Ship Independence, at the Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, on Allegations Made Against Him by Capt. David Porter, Navy Commissionerâ?¦

      Russell & Gardner 8vo, old pebbled cloth with leather corners, spine lettered in gilt with modern morocco, 164, 72, [1] pp. Corners scuffed, some light foxing, removed library plate, top hinge starting, but still firm, pencil note on title, old number on back of title; else very good. In this significant American legal case, Lt. Joel Abbot, stationed at the Charlestown Navy Yard, accused Capt. Isaac Hull (1773-1843), who commanded the U.S.S. Constitution during the War of 1812, of fraud against the U.S. government. Captain David Porter (1780-1843) investigated the charges, realized that Hull was innocent, and in April 1822 turned around and charged Abbot with libel. Specifically, he was accused of "attempting to take from his superior officer, Capt. Isaac Hull, his good name." Abbot was found guilty and removed from service for two years, and then resumed a somewhat successful naval career, rising to the rank of captain. This work contains a good deal of legal correspondence and questioning. Interestingly, in coverage of Capt. Porter and Capt. Hull in the ANB there does not appear to be any mention of this case in their write-ups. Sabin 96807. ANB.

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        "ber den Bau der Lungen - De fabrica pulmonum commentatio

      Berlin: Rcker 1822 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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        Eccentricities of Literature and Life; or the Recreative Magazine (Six numbers in one volume)

      Munroe and Francis Boston: Munroe and Francis. 1822. First American edition. Nos. 1-6. Octavo, 586 pp. ; 25 cm. Bound in the original publishers' paper boards with a printed spine label, pages untrimmed. A very good or better copy with the text tight and with light age-toning and some faint scattered staining to the margin at the fore edge. .

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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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        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.

      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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        Vite e ritratti di venticinque uomini illustri

      Tipografia della Minerva Padua: Tipografia della Minerva, 1822. First edition. [Bettoni, Nicolo]. Vite e ritratti di venticinque uomini illustri. 4to. [6], [215]pp. 25 engraved portraits with tissue guards. Padua: Tipografia della Minerva, 1822. 310 x 227 mm. 19th cent. quarter morocco, marbled boards, vellum corners, edges rubbed, corners a little bumped. Repairs to lower margins of first few leaves (not affecting text or images), title a bit soiled, minor dampstaining. Burndy Library bookplate and discard stamp.First Edition. Lives of 25 "illustrious men," illustrated with fine engraved portraits. Among those profiled are Herman Boerhaave, Carl Linnaeus, Benjamin Franklin, William Shakespeare, George Washington and Catherine the Great.

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        Anatomische Untersuchungen über das neunte Hirnnervenpaar oder den Nervus glossopharyngeus. Nebst angehängten Bemerkungen über das anatomische Museum der Universität zu Strassburg.

      4°. 2 kolorierte gefaltete Kupfertafeln, V S., (1 Bl.), 173 S. Pappband der Zeit (Gelenke berieben, Ecken bestoßen). Seltene erste Ausgabe. - Engelmann 297; Hirsch/H. III, 523. - Kilian (1800-1863), der später als Prof. der Geburtshilfe in Bonn bekannt werden sollte, hatte 1820 in Edinburgh seine Dissertation über den nervus glossopharyngeus vorgelegt; sie bildet die Grundlage für dieses Buch. Im ersten Teil führt er 55 Quellen von Avicenna bis Johann Friedrich Meckel auf, es folgen "Eigene anatomische Untersuchungen über das Verhalten des Nervi glossopharyngei" und ab S. 107 "Nachrichten über das anatomische Musäum der Universität zu Strassburg, wie es zu Anfang des Jahres 1821 befunden wurde". - Titel mit kl. Stempel. Etwas gebräunt.

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        Traité de l'association domestique-agricole. 2 Vols. (+) Sommaire du traité de l'association domestique-agricole ou attraction industrielle.

      Paris, Bossange père; Londres, Martin Bossange et Comp., 1822 & 1823. 8vo. [Traité:] Two lovely contemporary, uniform half calf bindings with gilding and blindstamped ornamentations to spines. "E. C." in gilt lettering to top of spine on both volumes + [Sommaire:] a bit later red half cloth with marbled paper over boards. Gilt title to spine. [Traité]: signed by the author on verso of half-title in vol. 1: "Ch Fourier". Title-page of vol. 1 with a small light brown stain (probably candle-starin), far from affecting lettering. Both volumes in lovely condition, with only very light occassional brownspoting. LXXX, 592 pp.; VIII, 648 pp. [Sommaire:] Title-page slightly browned, evenly. Otherwise very nice, clean, and fresh. 16 pp, pp. (1329) -1448 + 4 ff. (= (A8 (unnumbered) - on two leaves, first recto and second verso blank) + B8, C8, D8, E8).A lovely set.. Scarce first edition of Fourier's milestone work of political theory, which is considered a founding work of Utopian Socialism and a main inspiration for Marx. The work, which contains "the essence of Fourier's doctrine" (David Owen Evans, Social Romanticism in France 1830-1848, p. 129.), is here presented together with the exceedingly rare complete supplement, which was published the following year.It is in the "Traité..." that Fourier presents the revolutionary ideas that Marx were to adopt and use in his "Kapital", namely the theory of poverty and exploitation and its relation to the means of production. These same ideas are those that made Marx speak of Fourier's "Gargantuan view of man".It is due to the "Traité de l'association" that Fourier is considered one of the founding fathers of Utopian Socialism (being by far the most utopian of them); in his quest for a more equal society, he became one of the very first to defend things such as same-sex sexuality and the rights of women - in fact, it is Fourier that later coins the word "Feministe", while stating that the position of women in society was equal to that of slaves. Many of his publications preceded those of de Saint-Simon, Owens, and Marx, but his ideas seemed to find greater influence when interpreted by others. Due to the lack of success of the "Traité", Fourier decided, the following year, to publish the "Sommaire", in an attempt to draw attention to his revolutionary ideas in the "Traité". The "Sommaire" constitutes a short, more easily understood, summary, though also containing some additional new work. The "Sommaire" is often referred to as "The Appendix" to the "Traité" and is considered as belonging to that work. One of the central themes of the work is the thought of "harmony": "The word harmonisme - here fully explained and described for the first time - was first applied to the highest of the passions or motives of humankind; then (as a synonym for Harmonie) to the ultimate stage of social evolution. The fortunate inhabitants of the perfected world he called harmoniens, a word coined in the present work. These words were duly translated by the Fourierites of other lands. Harmony, the Harmonic state, Harmonization, or integral contrasted association, were the terms used in the earliest English translations in 1841 to describe Fourier's proposed social system; and Harmonism was employed in the 1850's. The inhabitants were spoken of as Harmonians; and Fourier's philosophy as a whole was sometimes described as the Harmonian Doctrine. Even the word harmonious was called into service as a technical term, one English disciple writing of a Harmonious Phalanx." (Bestor, The Evolution of the Socialist Vocabulary, p. 264).Charles Fourier claimed to find inspiration in the exorbitant price of an apple in a Parisian restaurant and he convinced himself that he could design a more efficient way to produce and deliver goods. Unlike other socialists of his day, Fourier believed that the pursuit of self interest served as an effective incentive to productive work. He simply did not believe that the market economy of his day successfully mobilized the pursuit of self interest for the common good and he was offended by the low productivity of labor. He argued that most people were employed in deadening jobs that failed to fully utilize their energies, and that nearly two thirds of all workers were performing virtually useless tasks. A more efficient economic organization promised enormous benefits to all if only a benefactor capitalist would advance the money necessary to set up the first community or ''phalanstery''.Phalanxes, structures called Phalanstères or "grand hotels", were four level apartment complexes where the richest had the uppermost apartments and the poorest occupied the ground floor residence. Wealth was determined by one's job, jobs were assigned based on the interests and desires of the individual. There were incentives: jobs people might not enjoy doing would receive higher pay. Fourier considered trade, which he associated with Jews, to be the "source of all evil" and advocated that Jews be forced to perform farm work in the phalansteries. Furthermore he believed that there were twelve common passions which resulted in 810 types of character (it is not clear why exactly this number), so the ideal phalanx would have exactly 1620 people. One day there would be six million of these, loosely ruled by a world "omniarch", or a World Congress of Phalanxes.Fourier and his contemporaries such as Owen and Saint-Simon were named utopian socialist because of their visions of imaginary ideal societies. Many saw them as not being grounded in the material conditions of society and as reactionary. Despite Fourier's lacking sense of practicality his ideas profoundly influenced all later socialist political and economic though; Not only was he immortalized by Marx, "John Stuart Mill shared the same enthusiasm for Fourier as did the German Marx and Engels and the American George Ripley. Fourier's was "the most skillfully combined, and with the greatest foresight of objections, of all the forms of Socialism." (Feuer, The Influence of the American Communist Colonies on Engels and Marx, P. 466). Fourier's views inspired in the mid 19. century the founding of the communities in Utopia, Ohio, La Reunion near present-day Dallas, Texas and several other communities within the United States of America, including the North American Phalanx in Red Bank, New Jersey; Brook Farm in West Roxbury, Massachusetts and the Community Place and Sodus Bay Phalanx in New York State.In the mid 20th Century, Fourier's influence began to rise again among writers appraising socialist ideas outside the Marxist doctrines. After the Surrealists had broken with the French Communist Party, André Breton turned to Fourier, writing Ode à Charles Fourier in 1947."Traité de l'association domestique-agricole ":Kress C864 Goldsmiths 23694 Einaudi 1960 (including both works). "Sommaire du traité":Kress C1060Goldsmiths 23997

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        Voyage pittoresque autour de monde, avec portraits de sauvages d'Amérique, d'Asie, d'Afrique, et des iles du Grand Ocean; des paysages; des vues maritimes, et plusieurs objets d'histoire naturelle; Accompagné de Descriptions par M. le Baron Cuvier, et M. A. de Chamisso, et d'Observations sur les crânes humains par M. le Docteur Gall. Paris, de l'imprimerie de Firmin Didot, 1822. Titel, Widmungsblatt, VI S., 17 S., S. 3-20, 10 S., 3 S., 24 S., 22 S., 28 S., 19 S., 6 S., 2 Bll. Mit 1 lithogr. Porträt, 100 (von 104) kolor. lithogr. Tafeln u. 5 Musiknotenkupfer im Text. Fol. Brauner Hldr. d. Zt. m. RVerg.

      Lada-Mocarski 84; Hill 290; Nissen ZBI 881; Sabin 12884; Forbes I; 541; Russica C 654; Howes C 397.- 'One of the very valuable and fundamental works on Alaska, California and the Hawiian Islands' (Lada-Mocarski).- 'One of the most beautiful books of travel existence' (Hill).- Die russische Rurik-Expedition (1815-1818) fand unter dem Kommando von Otto von Kotzebue statt und diente der Erkundung und Entdeckung der Nordwestpassage.- Selten, eines von 50 großen Exemplaren 'printed on large velin paper'.- Ausgabe mit einem Titelblatt (1822) und dem Porträt von Romanzoff.- Mit der Subskribentenliste 'Liste des Personnages qui ont honoré de leur Souscription' und 'Avis au Relieur'.- Die 3 Karten (auf 2 Blättern) fehlen; 3 fehlende Tafeln und 4 fehlende Textseiten durch eingebundene Farbkopien ergänzt, ergänzt wurden die Tafeln von den drei barbusigen Eingeboreninnen 'Femme du groupe...'.- Die fehlende Tafel vom Grizzlybär 'L'Ours gris ...' ist durch eine zeitgenössische Originalzeichnung auf gutem Zeichenpapier der Zeit ergänzt worden - leider konnten wir bis dato nicht den Zeichner ermitteln (Ludwig Choris ?).- Teilweise etwas stockfleckig, wenige minimale hinterlegte Randeinrisse, weißer oberer Innensteg teilweise mit leichtem Feuchtrand.

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

      Paris, 1822. Chaussier, Fran?s (1746-1828). Autograph manuscript draft. 10pp. on 10 numbered leaves. [Paris:] 3 February 1822. Written on the backs of several printed and manuscript documents, including the following: Recamier, Joseph (1774-1852). Autograph letter signed to Chaussier. 1 page plus integral address leaf. [Paris:] 17 January 1822. Together two items. 254 x 201 mm. A few lacunae where seals were broken, a few pin-holes, minor marginal fraying, but very good. Chaussier, a pioneer in forensic medicine, introduced the teaching of legal medicine in France in 1790. He began his medical career in Dijon, where he taught anatomy, chemistry and material medica at the Dijon Academy. In 1794, at the request of the French government, Chaussier went to Paris to help reorganize the country's system of medical education through the creation of the ?oles de Sant?He afterwards served as professor of anatomy in the new school, taught the course of chemistry and medicine at the ?ole Polytechnique, and worked as a physician at the Hospice de la Maternit?where he conducted research on teratology and forensic medicine. During his long and distinguished medical career Chaussier earned a reputation as an expert in legal medicine, giving consultations, writing forensic reports, and publishing several works on the subject, including Manuel m?co-l?l des poisons (1824), Recueil de m?ires, consultations, et rapports sur divers objets de m?cine l?le (1824) and M?ire m?co-l?l sur la viabilit?e l'enfant naissant (1826). Chaussier's manuscript draft is a review of two earlier medical reports concerning the case of a newborn infant found dead in a cesspool. Chaussier's handwriting is difficult to read, and we have not been able to decipher all of the draft; however, we have been able to determine that much of the draft is devoted to discussing the state of the dead infant's lungs, attempting to determine whether the infant had begun to breathe before its demise. Chaussier describes the appearance of the lungs of dead infants in similar cases:Un enfant naissant meurt quelques minutes apr?avoir respire et dans ces cas, dont nous avons souvent des exemples a l'hospice de la maternit?les poumons sont toujours d?lopp? ros? cr?tants, leur poids [?] et lors qu'on les met dans l'eau ils submergent compl?ment.[A newborn infant dies several minutes after having breathed and in these cases, of which we often have examples at the Hospice de la Maternit?the lungs are always developed, pink, crepitant, their weight [?], and when one puts them in water they always sink completely.]And elsewhere:Mais remarquons . . . selon qu'un enfant est mort apr?avoir respir?faut-il donc en conclure ainsi qu'on le fait trop souvent que cet enfant a ? tu?/p>[But note. . . if a child died after breathing, it should be concluded as one does too often that this child was killed.]He also notes that the infant's umbilical cord was not present, and mentions the possibility that gas present in the infant cadaver's lungs might be the result of putrefaction, given the fact that the body had been in the cesspool eleven days before its discovery.Chaussier wrote this draft of his report on the backs of several printed or manuscript documents, including a letter sent to him a few weeks earlier by Joseph Recamier, chief physician at the H?-Dieu, a pioneer in gynecological surgery (see Garrison-Morton 6033), and a cancer specialist who came up with the modern definition of metastasis. The letter reads as follows:Monsieur et tr?honor?oll?e,On doit traiter une question de médecine légale au sujet d'un chevreuil et d'une dindonneau truffée trouvés morts chez Gri[?] rue neuve des petits champs no. 4. La séance s'ouvrira par une discussion sur les empoisonnements par les huitres le 24 jvr. courant à 3h et . On écoutera avec soin la question des champignons malgré les favorites [?] du docteur [ ?poulet].Voyez, si vos affaires vous permettent d'être du [?] dans des questions aussi importantes. Ce sera pourtant la [?] et pour moi en particulier un plaisir de plus. J'ai l'honneur d'être parfaitement Monsieur et cher maitre votre très humble serviteur Recamier.[We must deal with a question of forensic medicine in the matter of a deer and of a young truffle-stuffed turkey found dead at Gri[?]'s, rue neuve des Petits Champs no. 4. The session will begin with a discussion on oyster poisoning on the 24th of this January at 3:30. We will consider carefully the question of mushrooms despite the favorite [?] of doctor [?chicken].See if your affairs will allow you to be [?] on such important questions. This will yet be [?] and for me in particular an additional pleasure. I have the honor to be, Monsieur and dear master, your very humble servant, Recamier.]Recamier's letter is most likely a jocular invitation to dinner, referring humorously to a proposed forensic investigation into the deaths of a deer and a truffle-stuffed turkey, a discussion of poisoning by oysters, and "the question of mushrooms." Burton, Napoleon and the Woman Question (2007), pp. 97-98. This is the only autograph manuscript by Chaussier we have handled in more than forty years of trading. It is also the only manuscript we have ever handled in which the author wrote his draft on the back of other documents.

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        Extracts Of Notes Taken In The Course Of A Tour On The Continent Of Europe, In The Years 1814 And 1815, Principally Relating to A Visit To The Island Of Elba, And A Conversation Held With Napoleon Bonaparte , During His Residence There

      Sold By Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown;- Printed And Published By J. Heard, Truro, And May Be Had Of All Other Booksellers, U.K., 1822. First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Anonymous but Copac show it as by John Henry Vivian (9 August 1785-10 February 1855), a Welsh industrialist and politician of Cornish extraction. Undated but Copac show it as 1822 and there is no reason to assume this is anything other than a first edition. vi, 58 pages, size 8.25 inches tall by 5.25 inches. Book - Rebound in modern binding, brown cloth and paper label. Contents, possible free front end paper missing, light marking to a few pages and some creasing to page 39/40 otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. A RARE Title. Size: 8.25 inches tall by 5.25 inches. 58 pages. Rebound in modern binding, lovely, clean, bright cloth covered boards. 58 pages. Text clean, bright and tightly bound. Original free front end paper missing but new binding has new end papers. Previous owner's name in faint pencil to the title page. Quantity Available: 01. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Biography & Autobiography; History; Travel & Places. Inventory No: 004935.

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        Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

      For Taylor & Hessey Fleet Street London: For Taylor & Hessey, Fleet-Street, 1822. First Edition. 12mo. (16.5cm); attractive early 20th-c. binding of full red morocco, spine in six panels, decoratively stamped; gilt-ruled borders and gilt turn-ins; all edges gilt; 206pp. Lacking half-title and advert leaf (often lacking); slightly darkened on spine; else a clean and very attractive copy of the First Edition. Engraved bookplate of Ellen Amory Curtis to front pastedown. First book edition of De Quincey's masterpiece, published anonymously following its initial serialization in the Strand magazine for 1822.

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

      London: Lupton Relfe, 1822.. First edition. 4to. (xvi), 327, (1 advertisement) pp. Contemporary full calf, rebacked to style with gilt tooled raised bands, gilt lettered red label. 42 plates, of which 2 are folding and 5, including the geological map, are coloured. In addition 9 folded sheets of accomplished though unattributed hand drawn copies of figures from the plates on high quality 19th Century laid stationery paper, each sheet folded and mostly with illustrations on two sides, a few sheets blindstamped "London Super Fine", held in pocket to the rear endpaper. Some light spotting to the title and plate opposite, a very good copy. "...Mantell's first and in some respects most important book... a systematic description, by stratum, of the Secondary and Tertiary formations of Sussex. Mantell also described and illustrates the fossils to be found in each stratum. Seventy-six of these fossils, new to science, were here named by him for his scientific friends... he was able to note... a number of fossil plants, shells, and fishes, together with some extremely curious vertebrae, teeth, and bones of unknown but obviously gigantic reptiles. As time would reveal, these... included both Megalosaurus and Iguanadon" Dean, 40.

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        Advertisement for T. Cotterell & Co., Chronometer Makers, announcing an award granted by the Board of Admiralty to Cotterell for its performance at the Public Trials, Royal Observatory, Greenwich

      London:. 1822.. Ca. 1822. The advertisement for the London chronometer makers reads: "The Honorable Board of Admiralty Awarded T. Cotterell & Co. a Prize of 200 Pounds for the Extraordinary Accuracy of the Performance of their Chronometer, the actual Variation on its Rate in 12 Months being only 70 Hundredth Parts of a Second". It goes on to say that the Admiralty purchased several of the chronometers "for their superior performance on the Public Trials at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. ... Cotterell have also been liberally encouraged by the Swedish Government, And by many Scientific Navigators". Chronometers at the time played a critical role in navigation at sea, having been recently introduced as the best method to determine exact longitude. Chronometers made by Kendall were used as early as the 1770's in Captain Cook's expeditions; and by Capt. John Ross in expeditions to the Arctic. Another Kendall chronometer was used by Lieutenant Matthew Flinders in expedition to Australia in 1801. The Public Trials referred to in this advertisement commenced in 1820. By 1850 reliable and inexpensive marine chronometers were widely available and replaced the lunar distance method of measuring longitude. 5 3/4 x 5 1/2". Text in black on white paper; paper toned, edges slightly ruffled, o/w very good.

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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 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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        Dictionnaire classique d'histoire naturelle, par Messieurs Audouin, Isid. Bourdon, Ad. Brongniart, De Candolle, Daudebard de Ferussac, A. Desmoulins, Drapiez, Edwards, Flourens, Geoffrey de Saint-Hilaire, A. de Jussieu, Kunth, G. de Lafosse, Lamouroux, Latreille, Lucas fils, Presle-Duplessis, C. Prevost, A. Richard, Thiebut de Berneaud, et Bory de Saint-Vincent. Ouvrage dirige par ce dernier collaborateur, et dans laquel on a ajoute, pour le porter au niveau de la science, un grand nombre de mots qui n'avaient pu faire partie de la plupart des dictionneaires anterieurs.

      A Paris: Rey et Gravier..., 1822 - 1831.. 17 vols., 8vo, full cont. green calf, gilt, ex-library with stamp to titles, folding tables in some volumes, the plate volume with 159 engraved plates and a folding map, the majority of the plates attractively coloured by hand, some occasional foxing of contents, bindings sl. dull with sl. rubbing at extremities. [Bory de Saint-Vincent's almost too colorful life story has sometimes overshadowed his reputation as one of the most thoughtful and productive naturalists of the early nineteenth century. A free spending extrovert who also dabbled in literary ventures, his career was complicated by involvement in a near-mutiny at sea, various political intrigues, and financial debts-to the extent that he spent years at a time avoiding the authorities, or actually being incarcerated. Throughout it all, however, he managed to keep up a career as a natural history collector. Bory was the first important island biogeographer, the result of his military career and many travels and his interest in the ideas of Buffon and Lamarck on organic change. He was one of the first to study the formation of coral reefs and the differences between the faunas of oceanic islands and continental areas, and to attempt a biogeographical classification of the oceans. Bory is also remembered for his early efforts to understand the origins and biogeography of the races of humankind, the spectacular herbarium he accumulated (which eventually was donated to the nation), his editorial and other contributions to the Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle, his leadership of collecting expeditions to Morocco, Algeria, and Egypt, the beautiful maps he made of every place he visited, and the pleasure he took in living out the life he had chosen for himself. (From article on the web). Pritzel 10724.]

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

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

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        [Tightrope dancers. Two etchings, hand colored.]

      (Le Bon Genre). [Tightrope dancers. Two etchings, hand colored.] Paris: Le Bon Genre, ca 1822. Etchings on paper, beautifully hand-colored. (Print size: each 10 ½ x 14". Matted together, mat size 25 ½" x 20"). Fine condition. These lovely etchings picture graceful high-wire performers in full costume dancing on either two or four "cordes". In one print "Le Incomparable Ravel," a guitar player on the tight rope accompanies a couple dancing. The marvelous prints from Le Bon Genre provide a vivid picture of the social life entertainments of early 19th century Paris. Provencance: Nureyev's collection (sold at Christies in 1994).

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        Le tombe ed i munumenti illustri d'italia descritti e delineati... milano, bettoni, 1822-23.

      Due volumi di cm. 32, pp. xv (1) 288 (4); 180 (2). Con ritratto di Canova, una bella tavola con la raffigurazione del Pantheon e 60 tavole fuori testo. Il tutto inciso in rame. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi lisci con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli su tassello bicolore. Esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Opera classica ed assai stimata, non comune a reperirsi, soprattutto in tale stato di inusuale freschezza.

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        Resa genom Sweriges och Norriges lappmarker, förrättad år 1821. 1-2.

      Lund, Berlingska Boktryckeriet, 1822. Två delar bundna i en volym, XV + 266 + (2) + 231 s. + 3 kolorerade graverade planscher. Halvskinnband med guldornerad rygg med röd ryggtiteletikett. Gula snitt. Utmärkt exemplar. Inlaga och planscher i mycket gott skick

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        Gemälde von St.

      Petersburg. Von seiner Entstehung bis auf die gegenwärtige Zeit nach den neuesten und besten Quellen bearbeitet. Nebst einem Plan der Stadt in Steintruck und einer Tabelle. Reutlingen, Verlag des literarischen Comtoirs, 1822. 8:o. (4),286,(2) s. & 1 utvikbar litograferad karta & 1 utvikbar tryckt tabell. Häftad i samtida gråpappomslag. Ryggen och en del av främre omslag blekt. Bakre omslag med fläckar. Ren inlaga med enstaka obetydliga lagerfläckar, men en stearinfläck i yttermarginalen på s. 120 har trängt igenom lite på sidorna omkring. Stort och fint ex. med endast putsade snitt. Från Östanå.. Kartan med titeln "St. Petersburg im Jahr 1821". Förordet är undertecknat med initialerna "F. C. H."

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        BIBEL VOOR KINDERS of bibels spreek met kort opmuntringen voor opmerksame kinders set over na die Creols tael van J.N. Oxholm. Deen Dominie es missionarius in St. Crux en Inspector over die Deen Westindis Eilanden.

      Kopenhamn 1822. 12mo. 60 pp. Bound in poor halfleather with paper on woodsides. Name on titlepage. A little loose. One wormhole going through the first 5 pages.. Not in Darlow and Moule. WorldCat records only 4 copies of which 2 are in the Royal Library in Copenhagen

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        View Near Fort Montgomery. No. 18 of the Hudson River Port Folio

      New York: Henry J. Megarey, [1822]. Aquatint, colored by hand, by John Hill, after W.G. Wall. The plate number "18" has been written in ink in the title. A few minor abrasions in the title and mild soiling. 18 1/8 x 24 inches. Superb example of one of the greatest and earliest works devoted to the American landscape Wall and Hill demonstrate in this view their great talent for investing apparently simple and random scenes with grandeur and intrigue. The focal point of the image is an unadorned raft with a number of men shown from so far away that there no distinguishing individual characteristics: they are mere figures floating down the calm, mirror-like river. The hills that slope down into the river are reflected to such a degree that it's hard to discern exactly where the hills stops and the reflection begins. The succession of hills and the river recede into the distance beneath a gray sky, also reflected in the river. The hills, river and sky seem to have a quiet liveliness of quite a different order than that of the active little figures on the raft. "The Hudson River Portfolio, a series of twenty views...celebrates the beauty of the Hudson and its surroundings. It is amongst the finest collections of New York State views ever published...The aquatints show us the region of the Hudson's headwaters, the rapids it creates on its journey downstream, the bridges it makes imperative overhead, the trade that its navigability spawns, and, most of all, the ennobling topographic settings through which it passes. In the final view, New York from Governor's Island, we see the Hudson at the end of its journey, where it joins the East River in New York Bay...William Guy Wall...was a native of Dublin who came to America in 1818...Beginning in 1826, he exhibited frequently at the National Academy of Design...[He was skillful with atmospheric perspective in his landsacpes, and he created almost spiritual effects with light, at a time when viewers were used to literal depictions. Between 1828 and 1835 he remained in America, but then returned to Dublin for twenty years. He came back to America for four years between 1856 and 1860, before again returning in Ireland where he lived for the remaining four years of his life] Wall frequently worked in tandem with John Hill, whose emigration from England predated that of Wall by two years...According to Koke, 'the artistic achievement for which Hill is best known...was the Hudson River Portfolio, a landscape series closely akin to the Picturesque Views of American Scenery recently finished for the Careys' (John Hill Master of Aquatint, p.86)...Hill, an aquatintist virtually without peer in America, was called in to fill the place vacated by John Rubens Smith, who dissociated himself from the Portfolio before he finished engraving the four plates of the first number...Hill belonged to a small group of English-trained engravers who raised the level of American print-making to an extraordinary degree" (Deak, pp. 217-218). Second state of 3 (with number `18' added in manuscript to title) Koke, A Checklist #82; Deak, Picturing America #320

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        HISTORY OF JOHNNY QUAE GENUS, THE LITTLE FOUNDLING OF THE LATE DOCTOR

      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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        Illustrations and Proofs of the Principle of Population: including an examination of the proposed remedies of Mr. Malthus, and a reply to the objections of Mr. Godwin and others.

      8vo, pp. xv, 280. Library stamp on the title, endpapers foxed, light foxing throughout. Contemporary calf, imperceptibly rebacked.

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        Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of the District of Columbia

      Carey & Lea Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1822. unbound. very good(+). Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 10.75" x 10.5", image plus text measures 16.5" x 20 5/8". Beautiful double page map of Washington D.C. and its environs, including Alexandria. Shows street plan, major roads, waterways, marshlands and topography. Extensive information pertaining to history, climate and culture surrounds map. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas...". Crease to upper right, light spots of foxing to top margin. Expert repair to centerfold.

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        GEOGRAPHICAL, STATISTICAL, AND HISTORICAL MAP OF NEW JERSEY

      Carey & Lea Philadelphia, PA: Carey & Lea, 1822. 22.25" (width) x 17.5" (height) printed sheet, with 9.25" x 11.5" hand-colored map near center of sheet (five color). Excellent condition, except for slight browing to center fold, which is offsetting from original glue from reverse hinge. Minor browning to margins of sheet, easily framed out. Two tiny tears at bottom margin not affecting the text or image. An attractive image, suitable for office/library display or gift. Originally bound in an atlas titled "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical Atlas, Being A Guide to the History of North and South America, and the West Indies: Exhibiting an Accurate Account of the Discovery, Settlement, and Progress of their Various Kingdoms, States, Provinces, &c. Together with Wars, Celebrated Battles, and Remarkable Events, to the Year 1822. According to the Plan of LeSage's Atlas, and Intended as a Companion to Lavoisne's Improvement of that Celebrated Work." Americana.. First Edition. Unbound. Very good+ condition.

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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. 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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        A Journey from Merut in India, to London, through Arabia, Persia, Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Austria, Switzerland, and France, during the Years 1819 and 1820 by Lieutenant Thomas Lumsden, of the Bengal Horse Artillery.

      London: for Black, Kingsbury, Parbury, & Allen, 1822.. First edition. Engraved frontispiece but lacking the map. 8vo, pp. vii:272:12 (Itinerary), old crude quarter calf, uncut, inner joints broken. Lacks front free endpaper, inscribed George Emerson, Quebec Sept. 23, 1857 on front pastedown. Some foxing and light soiling, damp-marking to the frontispiece, occasional damp-marking to margins. Although lacking the map this is a good unsophisticated copy, uncut with wide margins, and with the half-title.

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        Bracebridge Hall, or, The Humorists

      New York: C.S. Van Winkle. 1822. First. First edition. Two volumes. Rebacked in muslin over contemporary marbled-papercovered boards with applied spine labels. Neat gift inscription ("Presented to Thos. Clark 2nd, Esquire, by his friend T. Tredwell. January 1st, 1844"), a handsome, very good or better set with some scattered foxing in the text, and modest edgewear. Irving's follow-up to his successful Sketch Book, also published under the Crayon pseudonym. BAL 10109. .

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        Conchylia insularum Britannicarum. The Shells of the British Islands, systematically arranged.

      London: M. A. Nattali, [ 1822 ].. 20 hand-coloured plates. 4to (9 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches), pages: xlvii:279, contemporaryt half calf, marbled boards, spine floral gilt with lettering piece. Lacking upper 1 1/2 inches of backstrip, upper board almost detached. Some offsetting but the plates generally very good. Old annotaions to the text in pencil, in one instance in ink. Damp-marking to the last few leaves of index.

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        VEDUTA DI PONTE CESTIO. Dal volgo Ponte ferrato.

      Bella veduta di Roma (mm. 365x550), disegnata e incisa in rame da Luigi Rossini. In basso è riportato anche: A. Ponte rotto - B. Chiesa della Bocca della Verità - C. Fabbriche di Trastevere - D. Molini. Esemplare ben conservato, sotto passepartout. Cfr. Petrucci ?Cat. Gen. Stampe Calcografia Nazionale? (1953), p. 312, n. 43. Esempl. ben conservato, sotto passepartout.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Travels in South Africa, undertaken at the request of the London Missionary Society ; being a narrative of a second journey in the interior of that country. By the Rev. (...). With a map and coloured prints. I-II.

      Ldn., Printed for the Society. 1822. 8vo. Samtidige røde helskinnsbind med opphøyde ryggbånd og rik ryggforgylling.Tittelfelter i mørkere rødt skinn. Ytre denteller. xii, 322, (2) ; (2), 384 s. Med håndkolorert foldekart og 12 håndkolorerte plansjer.. Ex libris. Meget pent sett

      [Bookseller: Damms Antikvariat]
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        The Holy Bible, containing the old and new testaments ... Stereotype edition

      Printed at the Clarendon Press by Samuel Collingwood Oxford:: Printed at the Clarendon Press, by Samuel Collingwood. 1822. hardcover. 2. 8vo. 1039 pp. Paper lightly browned (causing edge painting to look browned). Original dark brown straight grained morocco elaborately stamped in blind, a.e.g.; neatly rebacked, edges scuffed, inner hinges re- enforced. Very good. Leather bookplate of Sydney Sanner. . With fore-edge painting of "FOLKSTONE." An early painting (date unknown). PROVENANCE: Navy blue morocco label of Sydney Sanner. Inscription of "Emily C. Hammersley, [daughter of my] [and in another hand:] Great Aunt ... Constance Maria Stopford, Ridgeway, 1920."

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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.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Birmanisches Strafgesezbuch übersetzt und mit den nöthigen, so wie einigen unnöthigen Anmerkungen versehen von Michael Tobias Zaunschliefer, Exrechtspracticanten des Land- und Criminal-Gerichts Scherzburg

      Gedruckt im bekannten eignen Nachdruckverlag (Tl. 1) und Nürnberg, Riegel und Wießner 1822 - 1825.. 3 Tle. in 1 Band. XXXII., 61 S.; XII., 79 S.; SS. 81-180. Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild.

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