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        Memoirs of the History of France During the Reign of Napoleon, Dictated by the Emperor at Saint Helena to the Generals Who Shared His Captivity; And Published From the Original Manuscripts Corrected By Himself. Historical Miscellanies. Dictated to the Count De Montholon. Volumes I-IIII; Memoirs of the History of France During the Reign of Napoleon, Dictated by the Emperor at Saint Helena to the Generals Who Shared His Captivity; And Published From the Original Manuscripts Corrected By Himself. Dictated to General Gourgand, His Aide-De-Camp. Volumes I-II; Memoirs of the History of France During the Reign of Napoleon, Dictated by the Emperor at Saint Helena to the Generals Who Shared His Captivity; And Published From the Original Manuscripts

      Printed for Henry Colburn and Co. and Martin Bossange and Co 1823-1824, London - 377; 471; 389; 408; 395; 423; 483pp. Octavo [23 cm] Brown cloth over boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine, and elaborate embossed designs on the spine and covers. Top edge trimmed; other edges deckled. Pale yellow endpapers. With two pages of publisher's adverts at the rear of the first volume. Very good. The extremities are mildly rubbed and the spine ends and corners of the covers are bumped. The spines are subtly sunned. Several of the covers have very small stains. There is a thin loss from the cloth at the foot of the fifth volume. There are a few large damp stains on the endsheets. The pages are foxed here and there, and have sporadic light tide marks, however the majority of the pages are quite bright. The threads are visible in the inside margins of some of the pages in volume VI. The bindings are very sturdy. Complete, with 18 plates. Three volumes of "Historical Miscellanies," dictated to the Count De Montholon, followed by four volumes of memoirs dictated to both the Count De Montholon and General Gourgaud. Subjects include Observations on the Wars of Marshal Turenne, Review of the Wars of Frederic II, Siege of Toulon, Naval Battle of Aboukir, War of Italy, among others. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dionomachia poemetto eroi - comico di Salvador Viale. Seconda edizione notabilmente corretta, accresciuta ed illustrata

      Presso P. Dufart librajo 1823 In 8, pp. (8) + 224 + (20) con antiporta incisa all'acquaforte. Brossura editoriale con qualche mancanza al piatto anteriore. Seconda edizione notevolmente accresciuta rispetto alla prima del 1817 di questo poemetto satirico incentrato su una disputa nata tra i due paesi corsi di Lucciana e Borgo a causa delluccisione di un asino. Viale fu un esponente del patriottismo corso, sempre esort? i suoi concittadini a parlare italiano e, nel 1814, partecip? alla rivolta antifrancese. In alcune parti dell'opera compaiono interri vesdi in lingua corsa. Starace, 7496. FRA

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        Nouveau recueil de fabliaux et contes inédits, des poètes français des XII, XIII, XIV et XVème siècles publié par M. Méon, employé aux manuscrits de la bibliothèque du Roi

      Rare first edition printed on thick vellum.Binders half blue sky calf with corners, back smooth decorated with a golden thread forming triple well and large romantic motifs stamped gold, net gilded on the boards, some frottemnts, contreplats and guards lined handmade paper, contemporary binding.Illustrated frontispiece of a book by Barrois in Volume I and a frontispiece designed and engraved by Langlois du-Pont-de-l'Arche in Volume II. Chassériau Paris 1823 16x23,5cm 2 volumes reliés

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        Pianta Topografica Della Citta di Roma Dell' Anno 1823.

      Roma, 1823.. 64 x 80 cm. Kupferstich. Original Engraving. 20 single sections mounted on original linen/canvas. Folded, one fold is torn. Partly a bit stained and browned. Uncouloured. Gefaltet, 1 Falz ist durchgerissen, sonst etwas fleckig und am Rand mit Läsuren, sonst gut erhalten. Buon esemplare.. Rare map of Rome with the name of the quarters and also showing on each side eight detailed floor plans of important buildings. Pianta composta di 20 sezioni. Imprint: "Si vende in Roma da Niccola de Antoni in Piazza di Spagna, No. 84

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        Set of the three Reports of Inquiry

      House of Commons: 1822-, 1823. Folio, three Parliamentary Papers: pp. [iv], 186; pp. [ii], 90; pp. 112, several leaves unopened; fine in original blue paper wrappers, preserved in a lined modern half-calf folding box, spine gilt-lettered, together with a review of Bigge's report from The Edinburgh Review 1823. A fine set of the series of reports of the official enquiry into Governor Macquarie's administration of New South Wales, comprising:1) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry into the State of the Colony (here in its first issue of June 1822, with the libel against William Wentworth. This first issue was withdrawn and is now rare. It was later reprinted on August 5 1822).2) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry on Judicial Establishments (February 1823).3) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry on Agriculture and Trade (March 1823).John Thomas Bigge was appointed Royal Commissioner, with sweeping powers, by Lord Bathurst - ostensibly to examine the transportation system, but in fact to cast a critical eye over every aspect of Macquarie's controversial administration. Bigge was unyielding in his critique and relations between the two were strained. However, by the time his reports were published, Macquarie had already resigned.Bigge's reports were central to the political history of the 1820s, and their influence can be seen in the later constitutional and political history of Australia. Indeed, it was as a result of Bigge's recommendations that the New South Wales Act of 1823 was ratified, authorising the establishment of a Supreme Court and Legislative Council in New South Wales, as well as a Supreme Court in Van Diemen's Land, and marked an important step towards responsible government in the colonies.Bigge's reports are also essential sources for information about conditions in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land in the 1820s, not least because of his recognition of the growing importance of the colonies for wealthy free settlers. Bigge had urged the Colonial Office to seek places away from Sydney both to send intractable offenders and to encourage free settlement by releasing land for graziers. It was as a direct result of his report that the Moreton Bay area was first explored with a view to future settlement. Consequently, Oxley was commissioned by Brisbane to reconnoitre the north coast. He explored Moreton Bay and named the Brisbane River; his report ultimately led to the foundation of the Moreton Bay colony. Australian Rare Books, 46-8; Ferguson, 854, 891-2.

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        Musikaliskt Allehanda. No 2-51,52 1823.

      - No 2 Stockholm Fredagen den 20 Februari 1823 - No 51,52 Stockholm Lördagen den 20 December 1823. Stockholm, Elméns och Granbergs tryckeri, 1823. 4:o. Med ett flertal vinjettbilder. Enkelnummer omfattar 4 sidor och dubbelnummer 8 sidor. Från nummer 27 & 28 på tjockt papper. Saknar No 1. Lacking No 1. Samtida pappband. Främre pärm och rygg saknas liksom försättsbladet. Bakre pärm nött med delar av pärmpapper borta. Sidan 1 i No 2 solkat. No 4,5,7,15 och 16 & 17 har revor lagade med japansktrispapper. No 15 sidan 1/2 med pappersförlust i nedre marginalen, berör ej nottryck. Contemporary boards, lacking front board and spine. Lower board worn with loss of paper on board. Lacking ffep. First page in No 2 soiled. Tears repaired with japanese ricepaper in No 4,5,7,15 and 16 & 17. No 15 page 1/2 with loss of paper in lower margin, not affecting printed musik. 28 x 24 cm.*Endast årgång 1823 utkom. Här saknas nummer 1. A periodical with popular music illustrated by numerous charming lithographs. A fine example of early swedish lithographic printing. One of the first areas the new technique was intended for was music. Printed on laid paper which is unusual for swedish lithographic printing. From No 27 on large paper. Carl Müller was the first lithographic printer in Sweden. He opened his workshop in 1818. [#\123907] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        German Popular Stories, Translated from the Kinder und Haus Märchen, Collected by M.M. Grimm, From Oral Tradition (2 volumes)

      London: First volume: C. Baldwyn. Second volume: James Robins & Co. and Joseph Robins Junr. & Co. (Dublin). Both volumes printed by Richard Taylor, 1823, 1826. First edition. Full Morocco. Very Good Plus. 8vo. 17.5 by 11 cm. xii, 240, iv, 256, [2] pp. Eleven and nine etched plates, plus etched illustrations on both title pages. The first volume, dated 1823, does have the umlaut correction on "Märchen", and the subtitle for "The Travelling Musician", making this the third issue, which is alternatively considered a second edition, but in either case was issued the same year as the first issue. This copy is also without the ads in the back. The second volume is without ads as well. Cohn 369. Notwithstanding these caveats, these are two very handsome copies of the first appearance in English of Grimm's anthology of German fairy tales. There is scattered foxing in the two volumes, and moderate offsetting of the plates. Still, most of the leaves are clean. Handsomely bound in a thick red morocco, raised bands, gilt decoration, with a striking ruled border on all the boards. Two tiny soil marks on the leather edge. With a neatly inscribed note on the first blank from a G. Chambers describing the rarity of the work, meaning the edition, and speaking of the (then recent) sale of the Beckford copy at the Hamilton Auction, which occurred in 1882.

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        THE CRIES OF LONDON. Drawn from Life. With Descriptive Letter-Press in Verse and Prose.

      [26] pages. Separate engraved pictorial title, coloured by hand, and 23 hand-coloured engraved plates of 'cries.' Later half green morocco over marbled boards by Tout; green silk marker; all edges gilt. Binding: 16.8 x 10.5 cm. Bookplate of the noted collector Eric Quayle to the front pastedown. An excellent, clean copy.This work is an edition for children of Thomas Lord Busby's 'Costumes of the Lower Orders.' However the text has been simplified and the illustrations reduced for the juvenile market. The frontispiece shows two children viewing a peepshow, and notes that the work was, 'Price in No's 1s, half Bound 3s.6d Complete.' This means that the work could be purchased in three parts at 1 shilling per part. This explains why plates 1, 9,, and 17 have engraved imprints. The copy cited by Beall consequently was only one part of the work. Abbey Life 261; Beall E45. OCLC records just three copies at Yale, Princeton, and Indiana, with a part only at UCLA.

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        Oeuvres Completes de J.J. Rousseau (in 22 Vols.)

      Paris: P. Dupont, Libraire-Editeur, 1823. Hardcover. Very Good. The original 1823-1824 printing of this beautiful collection of the entire works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), in his native French and complete in 22 uniform octavo volumes. Bound in a 1/4 leather over marbled boards, 4 raised bands, decorative gilt-tooled compartments and bright gilt-lettering along the spine of each volume. Except for a tiny bit of chipping to the spine crown of Vol. 4, all volumes clean and bright and VG+ or better, with very light, inoffensive foxing to the preliminaries and along the text of several of the volumes. The first serious attempt to gather all the known writings of this major 18th century French philosopher, the Parisian publisher P. Dupont presents the work as follows: Vols. 1 & 2: "Philosophie--Discours"; Vols 3 & 4: "Philosophie--Emile"; Vols. 5: "Philsophie--Politique"; Vols. 6: "Philosophie--Lettres de la Montagne"; Vol. 7: "Philosophie--Lettres Sur La Botanique"; Vol. 8-9: "Litterature--La Nouvelle Heloise"; Vol. 10: "Melanges, ou Litterature Variee"; Vol. 11: "Beaux-Arts--Ecrits Sur La Musique"; Vol. 12-13: "Beaux-Arts: Dictionnaire De Musique"; Vol. 14-16: "Memoires et Correspondance--Les Confessions"; Vol. 17: "Memoires et Correspondance--Dialogues"; Vols. 18-22: "Correspondance"

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        Charakteristik der Felsarten. Für akademische Vorlesungen und zum Selbststudium. Erste(-dritte) Abtheilung.

      Heidelberg, Engelmann 1823-1824.. 2 Teile in 1 Band. 8°. LXXX, 772 S. Pbd. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild.. Poggendorff I, 1427. Reichardt I, 84. - Erste Ausgabe. - I. Ungleichartige Gesteine. - II. Gleichartige und scheinbar gleichartige Gesteine. - III. Trümmer-Gesteine, lose Gesteine, Kohlen. - "Der erste, allerdings noch schwache Versuch einer Petrographie ... Auf wissenschaftlichem Gebiete gehört L. zu den wenn auch weniger durch selbst ständige wichtige Forschungen glänzenden, als die Entwicklung, die Verallgemeinerung, Erweiterung und Verbreitung der wissenschaftlichen Forschungen auf dem Gebiete der Mineralogie und Geologie ungemein sördernden Gelehrten. Ihm zu Ehren trägt ein Mineral den Namen Leonhardit" (W. v. Gümbel in ADB XVIII, 310). - Stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, sehr gutes Exemplar.

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        Considérations générales sur la classe des insectes EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Levrault, 1823. Fine. Levrault, Paris 1823, 14,5x23xm, XII, 272 pp., 60 planches h.-t, relié. - Originale.Cartonnage Edition cream printed lightly soiled, coaching and lithographed under the center of the front cover, binding of éditeur.Ouvrage adorned with sixty intaglio plates designed by Priest representing more than three hundred and fifty kinds of insects. André-Marie Constant Duméril (1774-1860) succeeded to the chair of Lacepede zoology at the Museum of Natural History in Paris. Nice copy in its cardboard editor. Lithographed title on the first board in a beautiful frame. Rousseurs.Rare few pale. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Cartonnage crême imprimé légèrement sali, encadrement et titre lithographié au centre sur le premier plat, reliure de l'éditeur. Ouvrage orné de soixante planches en taille-douce dessinées par Prêtre représentant plus de trois cent cinquante genres d'insectes. André-Marie-Constant Duméril (1774-1860) a succédé à Lacépède à la chaire de zoologie du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Agréable exemplaire dans son cartonnage d'éditeur. Titre lithographié sur le premier plat dans un bel encadrement. Quelques pâles rousseurs. Rare.

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        The history of Great Britain : from the first invasion of it by the Romans under Julius Cæsar. Written on a new plan / by Robert Henry. The sixth edition [complete in 12 volumes]

      London : Printed for T. and J. Allman, [and others], 1823, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Sixth Edition. Good copies bound in contemporary leather-backed, marbled boards. Gilt-blocked titles to spines, with gilt-crossed bands. Spine covers are worn and rubbed with some minor loss and cracks evident in places. Panels edges also worn and rubbed, with bumped corners. Varying degrees of surface wear to boards. All edges marbled. Bindings are tight and strong throughout, althoug the front hinges are starting to vols. 2 and 11. Internally, pages are bright and clean, with just some scattered foxing and dust-toning, mainly to prelims. Overall this set remains quite well-preserved considering its age. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 pages; 12 vols. 22cm. All plates and folding maps present. The 6th edition includes volumes published posthumously. Subjects: Great Britain -- History. Notes: The first volume of Henry's 'History of England' appeared in 1771, the second in 1774, the third in 1777, the fourth in 1781, the fifth in 1785, and the sixth, edited by Laing, posthumously in 1793. The work embraces the period from the invasion of the Romans till the death of Henry VIII, and is divided into periods, the history of which is treated under seven separate headings -- civil and military history, history of religion, history of the constitution, government, and laws and courts of justice, history of learning, history of arts, history of commerce, and history of manners.

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        Einleitung in die Entomologie oder Elemente der Naturgeschichte der Insecten. Herausgegeben von Oken.

      Cotta,, Stuttgart, 1823 - 4 Text- und 1 Tafelband. Stuttgart, Cotta, 1823-1833. 8°. XXVIII, 582 S.; IV, 604 S.; VI, (2), 760, 29, (2) S.; (4) 665 S. Mit 25 lithogr. Tafeln. Pappbände der Zeit mit Buntpapierbezügen und Rückensch. Nissen 2190. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe, erschien erstmals unter dem englischen Originaltitel "An Introduction to Entomology; or elements of the Natural History of Insects" 1815-1826 in London. - Einbände nur wenig berieben. Pappbände der Zeit mit Buntpapierbezügen und Rückensch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The complete angler. (2 Teile in 1 Bd.). Extensively embellished with engravings on copper and wood, from original paintings and drawings, by first rate artists. To which are added, an introductory essay, the Linnaean arrangement of the various river-fishdelineated in the work; and illustrative notes. (Edited by Richard Thomson).

      London John Major (gedr von W Nicol Shakspeare Press) 1823 - LX, 411 S. Mit 77 Holzstichen im Text u. 14 Taf. (davon je 1 Porträt der Verfasser, sowie 2 Bll. Noten), gestochen von Charles Pye u. H. Cook nach Samuel Wale u.a. HLdr. d. Zt. mit marmor. Deckelbezügen. Erste Major-Ausgabe. - "'The compleat angler' schildert reizende ländliche Szenen, die noch ganz die friedliche Stille der elisabethanischen Zeit spiegeln. Gibt u.a.Dialoge zwischen Angler, Jäger u. Falkner; Prosa mit eingestreuten Versen. Das Werk zeigt seine [Waltons] ausgeglichene Natur u. seinen gütigen Humor" (Wilpert, Lex. d. Weltlit., S. 1714). Der Dichter C. Cotton (1630-1687) trug zu dem Werk seines Freundes I. Walton (1593-1683) den 2. Teil bei: "Instructions how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream". Mit Einführung von John Major u. Register, sowie den Liedern "The angler's song" von Henry Lawes (1595-1662) u. "Like hermit poor" von Nicholas Lanier (1588-1666). - Zu dem Altertumsforscher u. Bibliothekar R. Thomson (1794-1865) siehe Dict. of Nat. Biogr. 56, S. 267 f. - Einband etwas beschabt, stellenw. braun- bzw. fingerfleckig, 1 Lage gelockert. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Military Sketches

      1823. first edition. With Hand Colored Lithographs Humorously Depicting Military Life[ALKEN, Henry]. Military Sketches. Characteristic Traits of Old Stagers, Big Wigs, Staff, Martinets, Humbugs, Deep Files, Duty Officers, Skulks, Good Fellows, Paymasters, Doctors, et Multis Aliis. London: Pub.d by T. McLean, Repository of Wit & Humour, 1823. First (only?) edition. Tall quarto (11 5/8 x 9 1/4 in; 296 x 236 mm). Hand-colored lithographed title and fourteen interleaved hand-colored lithograph plates containing fifty-four portrait illustrations and text reproduced from handwriting. Plates dated and watermarked 1822.Later half red calf over black pebbled boards, spine lettered in gilt. Hand-colored lithographed title-page expertly strengthened in blank fore-margin.According to Ogilby this exceptionally rare suite of plates was issued separately as Military Sketches (No. 1) and Military Sketches (N0. 2).Exceptionally scarce. Not in any of the standard bibliographies. OCLC/KVK record only one complete copy in institutional holdings worldwide, at the Canadian War Museum. The only other recorded copies, at Harvard and LSU, are incomplete.Ogilby Trust. Index to British Military Costume Prints, 1500-1914, nos. 45 and 46.

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        A Voyage in the South Seas... with Particular Details of the Gallipagos (sic) and Washington Islands

      London: Sir Richard Phillips & Co., 1823. 126 pp. b/w plates. Something of an oddity. The keynote of Porter?'s career - and of his published narrative - was his campaign in the Pacific against British shipping during the War of 1812. His book was first published in America in 1815. It appeared eight years later in London, with all the anti-British passages cut out. Hence it has shrunk from the orignal two volume work over 400 pages in length, to this 126 page production. This edition features two plates and a folding map of the Galapagos Islands. See Hill, 1374. Howes P-484. A handsome, untrimmed copy, bound in half calf over boards by Root & Son.

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        The Island, or Christian and His Comrades [bound with] The Author of Junius Discovered in the Person of the Celebrated Earl of Chesterfield, Summary of the Administration of the Indian Government, by the Marquess of Hastings, A View of the Causes and Consequences of the Present War With France

      London: John Hunt, 1823. First edition.. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 inches). pp.94 + 1 (advertisement for Hunt's publications). Bound with 3 other works in half calf over marbled boards, rubbed, lacking label to spine. Dealer's pencil marks to title page. O/w clean and bright. Byron's poem is the second of 4 works bound together here: The Author of Junius Discovered in the Person of the Celebrated Earl of Chesterfield, London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821, pp.124, prelims foxed; Byron, The Island; Summary of the Administration of the Indian Government, by the Marquess of Hastings, London, William Earle, 1824, pp.119; The Honourable Thomas Erskine, A View of the Causes and Consequences of the present War With France, London, J. Debrett, 1797, Eleventh Edition, pp.138, apparently printed on light blue paper. A Very Good copy of the first edition of Byron's poem. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Taschenbuch für die Badegäste von Tepliz. Eine vollständige Beschreibung dieses Heilorts und seiner Umgebungen, in topographischer, pittoresker, geschichtlicher, geognostischer und medizinischer Hinsicht

      Teplitz, J. Spengler, J. Gerzabek u. A. Helm, 1823. Gest. Frontispiz, gest. Tit. mit Vign., 126 S., 7 (3 kolor., 1 gef.) Kupfertaf., 1 gef. Kupferkarte. Lithogr. Original-Umschlag, 8°. - Engelmann II, 976. - Sehr seltene, reich illustrierte Beschreibung des böhmischen Kurbades Teplitz. Mit reizvollen Ansichten, teils in kolorierter Umrissmanier und Aquatinta. Darunter eine Gesamtansicht von Teplitz, des Gasthofes "Zum König von Preußen" in der Mühlstraße, eine weitere Ansicht von Teplitz und Schönau (gefaltet), sowie vom Schlossberg bei Teplitz, von der Schlackenburg, von Maria-Schein bei Teplitz, von den beiden Monumenten bei Kulm und vom Steinbad bei Teplitz. Die mehrfach gefaltete petrographische Karte zeigt das Bila-Tal im Leitmeritzer Kreis. - Mit einem Verzeichnis der hohen Personen, welche seit 1653 die Teplitzer Bäder besucht haben. - Der Autor (1761-1830) war ein böhmischer Arzt, Mineraloge und Geologe. Nach seiner Berufung als Badearzt in Bad Biliner Sauerbrunn von Bilina im Nordwesten Böhmens durch Franz Josef Maximilian Fürst Lobkowitz erforschte er vordringlich das Mineralvorkommen dieser Gegend. - In sehr schöner Erhaltung, aus einer deutschen Adelsbibliothek, Vorderumschlag mit gekröntem Monogramm. Text nur schwach stockfleckig, die Tafeln hingegen sauber. Rückenbezug unten geringfügig rissig.

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        Moments of Fancy and Whim by Henry Alken

      1823. first edition. There Is A Pleasure in Being Mad Which None But Madmen Know""Some Men To Business Some To Pleasure Take. Some Their Troubles, Some Their Fortunes Make"ALKEN, Henry. Moments of Fancy and Whim… We rather fancy, than Know. London: Published by Thomas M'Lean, 1823. First edition. Oblong folio (10 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches; 272 x 419 mm.). Part one only (of two) Seven hand colored engraved plates. Late nineteenth century half maroon morocco over maroon cloth boards, lettered in gilt on front cover. Original printed wrappers bound in. With the Armorial book-plate of Sir Savile Brinton Crossley Bart. on front paste-down.An excellent copy of this extremely rare and highly amusing suite of plates.Originally issued in two parts. Size of engraved surface 10 x 13 3/4 inches (253 x 350 mm.).The plates are titled:1. A Phaeton and Four2. Not a bit of Fancy; A bit of Fancy; All Fancy & Whim; A Political Fancy; A Dangerous Fancy3. Real English Fancy; No fancy for the Fare; I fancy we have spoil'd the thing Bob. Yes, but where do you fancy the horse is gone4. A Fancy Man; A Fancy Woman; Hallo! I say what are you arter there5. Past Consideration; Present Consideration; Future Consideration; Breaking up; Breaking open; Breaking in6. Got an Engagement/Wanting an Engagement; He sat like patience on a Monument smiling at grief; I would not touch a Hair of that man's head; Damn me Tom, but it must be the boney part. Let us take it; I say Jack, I have found this horse7. There is a pleasure in being Mad which none but madman know; I likes to see them best; Some men to business some to pleasure take. Some their troubles, some their fortunes make; A Carriage & FourSavile Brinton Crossley, 1st Baron Somerleyton GCVO, PC (1857-1935), known as Sir Savile Crossley, Bt, from 1872 to 1916, was a British Liberal Unionist politician who served as Paymaster General from 1902 to 1905.Tooley, 40; Siltzer, p.71; Mellon/Snelgrove, 97

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        Engraved Illustrations of the Principal Antiquities of Oxfordshire

      Oxford: J. Skelton. VG : in very good condition with marbled eps. Cover with light corner rubbing and small nick on spine. Teg. 1823. First Edition. Half-leather cover. 350mm x 280mm (14" x 11"). [200pp.]. 48 engraved plates by F. Mackenzie, engraved by J. Skelton; vignettes and plans. Includes list of subscribers. .

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        The British Essayists

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. Hardcover. Very Good. Complete set of 38 volumes. Duodecimo (61/2" X 4"). Boards marbled with leather spines and corners. Spines have six compartments with gilt titles (some missing), dates and blind stamp decorations. Text blocks generally clean and tight. A later edition of Chalmers monumental work of 1803. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Non-U.S. buyers: Please check with us on shipping fees BEFORE placing your order. The printing firm (now known as Pearson) dates back to 1724 with Longman's purchase from William Taylor of the shops named The Black Swan and The Ship on Paternoster Row in London.

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        The Vicar of Wakefield; A Tale

      London: R. Ackermann, 1823. 8, 254pp, twenty-four colour plates. Half calf and marbled paper over boards. Modern reback, smooth back divided into six panels, leather title label to second panel, remaining panels with small floral spray tool in gilt. Rubbed to extremities, marbled paper covering boards rubbed. New endpapers, otherwise internally quite bright and clean. The second edition, first published in 1817, with the same twenty-four colour plates by Rowlandson. Tooley 436 and A Catalogue of Books Illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson 41. Second Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good. Illus. by Rowlandson, Thomas. 8vo.

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        An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation A new Edition, corrected by the Author

      London: E. Wilson and W. Pickering,, 1823. 2 volumes bound into one, octavo (211 × 127 mm). Contemporary straight grained blue morocco, covers with double-rule gilt border, rebacked, new red morocco spine labels, marbled edges. Engraved portrait frontispiece to vol. I. Engraved armorial bookplate of the English Judge Nathaniel Lindley to front pastedown. A few small scuff marks to covers. Offset from frontispiece to title, with some light spotting; a very attractive copy. Second edition, revised with a few additional notes, of Bentham's best-known and perhaps his greatest work, containing the clearest statement of his fundamental views, the principle of utility in particular, originally published in 1789. Apart from the Fragment on Government it is, as Hart notes (Bentham, p. 298), the only work of Bentham's to enter regularly into the academic teaching of political philosophy, politics and jurisprudence. Bentham was working on the Introduction - which he originally intended to call "The critical elements of jurisprudence" - as early as 1776. He intended it as a preparation and a plan for a number of further treatises; the Tactique des assemblées législatives (1816) corresponds to one section of the scheme. The title exists in two variant states, putting either Pickering or Wilson first in the imprint. There is no precedence.

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        The Life of Samuel Johnson, LLD Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; A Series of Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published

      Printed for J Richardson and Co, London 1823 - 4 vols. Boswell, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson. London, 1823. 8vo, 1st of this Edition. contemp polished olive calf, gilt, spines richly gilt, inner dentelles gilt, morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers & edges; joints rubbed & joint repairs professionally done to Vol. II. With portrait, 2 fold facs plates; offsetting on title, etc. Otherwise internally clean and tidy. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LLD Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; A Series of Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, 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 by James Boswell, with Copious Notes and Biographical Illustrations by Malone, In Four Volumes, London, Printed for J Richardson and Co et al, 1823. Vol I: portrait engraving opposite title page, dedication, advertisements for the first, second and third editions + 416 pgs; Vol II: 472 pgs; Vol III: 477 pgs; Vol IV: 426 pgs including index + 2 pgs ads. This set is uniformly bound in diced leather with spines rebacked with gilt stamped cloth, marbled endpapers and fore-edges, each volume measuring about 5.5" x 8.75". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Set of the three Reports of Inquiry.

      House of Commons: 1822-, 1823. Folio, three Parliamentary Papers: pp. [iv], 186; pp. [ii], 90; pp. 112, several leaves unopened; fine in original blue paper wrappers, preserved in a lined modern half-calf folding box, spine gilt-lettered, together with a review of Bigge's report from The Edinburgh Review 1823. A fine set of the series of reports of the official enquiry into Governor Macquarie's administration of New South Wales, comprising:1) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry into the State of the Colony (here in its first issue of June 1822, with the libel against William Wentworth. This first issue was withdrawn and is now rare. It was later reprinted on August 5 1822).2) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry on Judicial Establishments (February 1823).3) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry on Agriculture and Trade (March 1823).John Thomas Bigge was appointed Royal Commissioner, with sweeping powers, by Lord Bathurst - ostensibly to examine the transportation system, but in fact to cast a critical eye over every aspect of Macquarie's controversial administration. Bigge was unyielding in his critique and relations between the two were strained. However, by the time his reports were published, Macquarie had already resigned.Bigge's reports were central to the political history of the 1820s, and their influence can be seen in the later constitutional and political history of Australia. Indeed, it was as a result of Bigge's recommendations that the New South Wales Act of 1823 was ratified, authorising the establishment of a Supreme Court and Legislative Council in New South Wales, as well as a Supreme Court in Van Diemen's Land, and marked an important step towards responsible government in the colonies.Bigge's reports are also essential sources for information about conditions in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land in the 1820s, not least because of his recognition of the growing importance of the colonies for wealthy free settlers. Bigge had urged the Colonial Office to seek places away from Sydney both to send intractable offenders and to encourage free settlement by releasing land for graziers. It was as a direct result of his report that the Moreton Bay area was first explored with a view to future settlement. Consequently, Oxley was commissioned by Brisbane to reconnoitre the north coast. He explored Moreton Bay and named the Brisbane River; his report ultimately led to the foundation of the Moreton Bay colony. Australian Rare Books, 46-8; Ferguson, 854, 891-2.

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        An Essay on the History and Theory of Music; and on the Qualities, Capabilities, and Management of the Human Voice

      London: G. and W.B. Whittaker. 1823. Quarto. Half maroon calf with marbled boards, spine in compartments with gilt rules and titling, marbled endpapers. [i] (title), [ii] (printer's notice), [iii] (dedication), [iv] (blank), [v]-[xv] (preliminary material), 230 pp. With numerous engraved musical examples. With a dedication to King George IV, Nathan's patron. Pp. [227]-230 contain the Appendix devoted to Hebrew Music. Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped; upper joint split; free front endpaper lacking. Light browning and foxing, especially to outer leaves and engraved plates; some slight creasing. . First Edition. Nathan was music librarian to King George IV. "His introduction to Lord Byron in 1814 led to their collaboration in the Hebrew Melodies (1815?-19), for which Nathan adapted ancient Jewish chants to Byron?'s poems; the songs were first sung in London by John Braham and were an instant success, remaining in print until 1861." He settled in Australia in 1841 and is considered to be a pioneering figure in that country's musical history. Elizabeth Wood in Grove Music Online.

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        Die Anbetung Der Heiligen Drey Koenige'.

      - Kupferstich v. Carl Ernst Hess in München n. Johann van Eick b. Durand & Sauvé in Paris, 1823, 50,5 x 62,5 (Unten sehr gut restaurierter Randeinriß bis 1 cm in die Ansicht) (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        El Nuevo Testamento de nuestro señor Jesu Cristo, traducido de la Biblia Vulgata Latina

      Nueva York: Estereotipa por Elihu White a costa de la Sociedad Americana de la Biblia 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 376 pp.. 1823 This is an early reprint (the 7th edition, the 5th through 9th editions all appearing in 1823) of the 1819 edition of the New Testament in Spanish published by the American Bible Society, which was the first printing in Spanish of any portion of the Bible in the New World. To avoid controversy, and to appeal to Catholics, a translation approved for use in the Catholic Church was employed. This resulted in some criticism from the ABS's Protestant base, but proved a successful strategy to get the Scriptures into the hands of Spanish speakers in the newly independent nations south of the U.S. Contemporary sheep, spine with gilt rules and tiny remnant of black leather title label; some rubbing and abrasions, spine leather with fine cracks. Waterstaining, sometimes nearly invisible, other times noticeable; scattered foxing and browning throughout. => A solid, sound copy of a text that was a bit of a landmark for the ABS.

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        El Nuevo Testamento de nuestro señor Jesu Cristo, traducido de la Biblia Vulgata Latina

      Nueva York: Estereotipa por Elihu White a costa de la Sociedad Americana de la Biblia 12mo (18 cm, 7"). 376 pp.. 1823 This is an early reprint (the 7th edition, the 5th through 9th editions all appearing in 1823) of the 1819 edition of the New Testament in Spanish published by the American Bible Society, which was the first printing in Spanish of any portion of the Bible in the New World. To avoid controversy, and to appeal to Catholics, a translation approved for use in the Catholic Church was employed. This resulted in some criticism from the ABS's Protestant base, but proved a successful strategy to get the Scriptures into the hands of Spanish speakers in the newly independent nations south of the U.S. Contemporary sheep, spine with gilt rules and tiny remnant of black leather title label; some rubbing and abrasions, spine leather with fine cracks. Waterstaining, sometimes nearly invisible, other times noticeable; scattered foxing and browning throughout. => A solid, sound copy of a text that was a bit of a landmark for the ABS.

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        Oeuvres de Platon traduites par Victor Cousin Tirage de tête

      Paris: Bossange frères|& P.J. Rey, 1823. Fine. Bossange frères & P.J. Rey, Paris 1823-1840, 15,5x24,5cm, 13 volumes reliés en 12. - New edition of a few copies printed on large vellum only leading copies. Binders half caramel calf with corners, back with five nerves purposes set with gilded nets decorated with double gilded ornate boxes to the grotesque, golden dates tails, two small spots in foot of the back of the eleventh volume, parts of title and volume number of morocco navy nets gilded frames on marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, some légèment corners bumped, some small rips on some cuts, elegant uniform bindings signed by L. Smeers. Some minor foxing. Pleasant copy established in a superb binding signed Smeers. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, un des quelques exemplaires imprimés sur grand vélin, seuls grands papiers. Reliures en demi veau caramel à coins, dos à cinq fins nerfs sertis de filets dorés ornés de doubles caissons dorés ornementés à la grotesque, dates dorées en queues, deux petites taches en pied du dos du onzième volume, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin marine, encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, certains coins légèment émoussés, quelques petits accrocs sur certaines coupes, élégantes reliures uniformes signées de L. Smeers. Quelques petites rousseurs. Agréable exemplaire établi dans une superbe reliure signée de Smeers.

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        Mapa civil y militar de España y Portugal. Con la nueva división de los planes particulares de 34 ciudades y puertos principales dedicado a las heróicas naciones española y portuguesa.

      1823. Dauty Editor. 1823 - Talleres de Dauty y Malo. . París. . 1 Vol. . 6 Pliegos + Suplemento de Grabado de Carta de Cadiz. Folio Imperial. Media Piel con Puntas de época. Geografía / Atlas / Mapas / Cartografía / Geología , Historia de España (Guerra de la Independencia) . Monumental atlas de la Península Ibérica realizado en seis partes por oficiales franceses, ingleses y españoles durante la Guerra de la Independencia, con todo lujo de detalles cartográficos, toponimia y contornos acuarelados. Se considera uno de los atlas españoles que inician la moderna cartografía española en el siglo XIX. El ejemplar lleva además una Carte Topographique des Appoches de Cadix el de L'Isle de Léon. levantada por los oficiales franceses de la Armada Imperial para servir a la inteligencia de las operaciones del sitio de 1810, 1811 y 1812. Parece ser que otros ejemplares fueron completados con otros mapas distintos. Fue impresa en Turín y grabada por I.Canavass. Perfecto estado de conservación.

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        Cheval que l’on promène avant la course.

      - Lithographie, 1823, auf Velin. Blattgröße 26,3:39 cm. Literatur: Delteil 58, II (von IV). Mit den Namen von Géricault und Engelmann. Blatt 1 der 6-Blatt-Folge „Suite de huit petites pièces".– Vorzüglicher Abdruck, vollrandig, etwas stockfleckig. Um 1817, nach der Rückkehr aus Rom, begann Géricault mit der Lithographie zu experimentieren und schuf in dieser neuen Technik Meisterwerke.

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        PRINCIPII DI ARCHITETTURA CIVILE

      Tipogr. Giuseppe Remondini e Figli, Bassano 1823 - 3 voll. in 8_, leg. in mezza pelle marmorata, titolo in oro al dorso. I_ vol. pp. 289, 10 tavv. in nero ripiegate in fine. II_ vol. 308, 12 tavv. in nero ripiegate in fine. III_ vol. 263, 5 tavv. in nero ripiegate in fine. Ex libris, fioriture all'interno e ai piatti; sul primo vol. applicazione in pelle con su scritto in oro "Premio di disegno" e abrasione del nome sottostante._ Segni del tempo, nel complesso buonissime condizioni. Principii di architettura civile di Francesco Milizia. Quarta edizione veneta. Riveduta, emendata, ed accresciuta di Figure disegnate ed incise in Roma da Gio. Battista Cipriani Sanese. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        German Scenery. From Drawings Made in 1820.

      London Rodwell and Martin. 1823 - Very tall 4to (10 1/4 x 12 3/4ins, 260 x 320mm) very nicely bound in contemporary dark green morocco, gilt rules, backstrip gilt in compartments with raised bands, head of top joint just cracking, still very sound, all edges uncut, and thus in its tallest possible state. 60 steel plates. Frontispiece and title very slightly foxed but overall an exceptional copy. Large Paper Copies are usually on India Paper. This is not, but is the tallest I have seen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Completes de J.J. Rousseau (in 22 Vols.)

      P. Dupont, Libraire-Editeur, Paris 1823 - The original 1823-1824 printing of this beautiful collection of the entire works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), in his native French and complete in 22 uniform octavo volumes. Bound in a 1/4 leather over marbled boards, 4 raised bands, decorative gilt-tooled compartments and bright gilt-lettering along the spine of each volume. Except for a tiny bit of chipping to the spine crown of Vol. 4, all volumes clean and bright and VG+ or better, with very light, inoffensive foxing to the preliminaries and along the text of several of the volumes. The first serious attempt to gather all the known writings of this major 18th century French philosopher, the Parisian publisher P. Dupont presents the work as follows: Vols. 1 & 2: "Philosophie--Discours"; Vols 3 & 4: "Philosophie--Emile"; Vols. 5: "Philsophie--Politique"; Vols. 6: "Philosophie--Lettres de la Montagne"; Vol. 7: "Philosophie--Lettres Sur La Botanique"; Vol. 8-9: "Litterature--La Nouvelle Heloise"; Vol. 10: "Melanges, ou Litterature Variee"; Vol. 11: "Beaux-Arts--Ecrits Sur La Musique"; Vol. 12-13: "Beaux-Arts: Dictionnaire De Musique"; Vol. 14-16: "Memoires et Correspondance--Les Confessions"; Vol. 17: "Memoires et Correspondance--Dialogues"; Vols. 18-22: "Correspondance" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kurzer Bericht von den Resultaten neuerer Versuche über die Gesetze des Lichtes, und die Theorie derselben.

      (Leipzig, Barth), 1823. - (20 x 12 cm). SS. (337)-378. Broschur der Zeit. (Sonderdruck aus: Annalen der Physik). Erste Ausgabe seiner zweiten großen Arbeit über Beugungserscheinungen, hier im seltenen Sonderdruck. "In the paper prepared in 1823, Fraunhofer revealed his continued investigation of diffraction gratings. He continued his study of the effect of oblique rays, developed formulations based on a wave conception, and calculated a revised set of wavelengths for the major spectral lines. Thus, his earlier observations of the dark lines in the solar spectrum enabled him to make the highly precise measurements of dispersion: then his use of the wave theory of light allowed him to derive, with suitable simplifications, the general formulation of the grating equation still in use today" (DSB). - Leicht gebräunt und bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 5, 142 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Three important ALSs from the 1820s

      [Paris], 1823. Three autograph letters, 260 x 195 mm., some browning; very good. The Comte de Lauraguais, old friend of Sir Joseph Banks, still dazzlingly witty at 90. Three interesting and witty letters written by an elderly Comte de Lauraguais, providing a revealing glimpse of the exalted scientific circles in which he still moved. This small cache of letters represents a rare opportunity to gain a better understanding of the enigmatic Count, and includes a particularly good letter to Prince Pierre d'Arenberg, his grandson.Louis Léon Félicité, comte de Lauraguais, duc de Brancas (1733-1824) was a French aristocrat and accomplished chemist, now remembered for his friendship with Sir Joseph Banks. In early 1772 Lauraguais had angered his friend by attempting to publish an account of the Endeavour voyage based on a letter written by Banks, only for Banks to personally seize it from the printer and have all but one copy burnt (that single copy is now one of the treasures of the State Library of New South Wales). Lauraguais had a lifelong interest in the sciences and in voyages of discovery particularly, making the present letters, written when he was almost 90 years of age, a moving testament to his reputation. Hordern House have only once previously handled any manuscript material relating to Lauraguais.The three letters are as follows:Single page to the Chevalier de Rébourguil, 6 May 1822. Lauraguais reflects disarmingly on his long life and his old age, mentioning his old friend Voltaire, and the "spirits coming out of their tombs" as he reflects on former times. The letter was sent to his "good and old" friend the Chevalier de Rébourgil, undoubtedly connected to the town of that name in the Midi-Pyrénées. One-and-a-half pages to M. Bouillon-Lagrange, 3 July 1822. Edme-Jean Baptiste Bouillon-Lagrange (1764-1844) was a professor and later the director of the Ecole de pharmacie in Paris. He had evidently written to the Comte to discuss news relating to chemistry, as he has replied in a witty and self-deprecating way, thanking Bouillon-Lagrange for his kind words and the indulgence with which he has discussed his work, but that he now not only doesn't have a laboratory but in fact barely a kitchen. Lauraguais nonetheless looks forward to meeting him as an old colleague in chemistry.Four pages to his grandson Prince Pierre d'Arenberg, 26 May 1823. Easily the most substantial and personal of the three letters, it is written to the Prince in Marseille, and makes mention of the "Princesse de Poix" (presumably Anne Louise Marie de Beauvau-Craon, the dowager of Philippe-Louis de Noailles, duc de Poix). The letter shows Lauraguais still moving effortlessly through the beau monde - including a reference to his old friend Rébourgil, the recipient of the earlier letter in this group, as an old "ultra" who is still enjoying his health after some 60 years - and concluding with the hope that the Prince will come and see him soon. Pierre d'Arenberg (1790-1877) was the son of Lauraguais' daughter, Pauline Louise Antoinette Candide Felicite de Brancas-Villars de Lauraguais (1755-1820).

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        ACCOUNT OF AN EXPEDITION FROM PITTSBURGH TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1819, 1820...UNDER THE COMMAND OF MAJ. S.H. LONG, OF THE U.S. TOP. ENGINEERS. COMPILED FROM THE NOTES OF MAJOR LONG, MR. T. SAY, AND OTHER GENTLEMEN OF THE PARTY, BY EDWIN THOMAS, BOTANIST AND GEOLOGIST TO THE EXPEDITION

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1823.. Three volumes: vii,[1],344; [iii]-vii,[1],356; [iii]- vii,[1],347pp. Folding engraved map, folding engraved plate with geological profiles, and eight other plates (three aquatint) by I. Clark after S. Seymour. No half titles. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, corners bumped, spines rubbed. Short repaired tear near the stub on the verso of the folding map, very occasional light foxing. Internally a fresh copy. Very good. The first London edition of this cornerstone of Western Americana. Originally named the "Yellowstone Expedition," the U.S. government expedition under Major Stephen Long was the most ambitious exploration of the trans-Mississippi West following those of Lewis and Clark and Zebulon Pike. 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. Edwin James was the botanist, geologist, and surgeon for the expedition and "based his compilation upon his own records, the brief geological notes of Major Long, and the early journals of Thomas Say [who served as the expedition's zoologist]" (Wagner-Camp). Significantly, Long's expedition was the first official U.S. expedition to be accompanied by artists (namely Titian Peale and Samuel Seymour), and the illustrations are an important early visual record of the region. Cartographically, Long provided the first details 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 map in James' ACCOUNT... closely follows his original. The myth of the Great American Desert was founded by Long: a myth which endured for decades. 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). The American first edition was published in three volumes in Philadelphia in 1822-23; this London edition followed. The London edition differs in some respects from the American: a few additional paragraphs of text were added, the plates were re-engraved and the two maps found in the American edition were here combined into one. WAGNER-CAMP 25:2. FIELD 948. ABBEY 650. HOWES J41, "b." STREETER SALE 1784. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 353. SABIN 35683.

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        Three important ALSs from the 1820s.

      [Paris]: 1822-1823. Three autograph letters, 260 x 195 mm., some browning; very good. The Comte de Lauraguais, old friend of Sir Joseph Banks, still dazzlingly witty at 90. Three interesting and witty letters written by an elderly Comte de Lauraguais, providing a revealing glimpse of the exalted scientific circles in which he still moved. This small cache of letters represents a rare opportunity to gain a better understanding of the enigmatic Count, and includes a particularly good letter to Prince Pierre d'Arenberg, his grandson.Louis Léon Félicité, comte de Lauraguais, duc de Brancas (1733-1824) was a French aristocrat and accomplished chemist, now remembered for his friendship with Sir Joseph Banks. In early 1772 Lauraguais had angered his friend by attempting to publish an account of the Endeavour voyage based on a letter written by Banks, only for Banks to personally seize it from the printer and have all but one copy burnt (that single copy is now one of the treasures of the State Library of New South Wales). Lauraguais had a lifelong interest in the sciences and in voyages of discovery particularly, making the present letters, written when he was almost 90 years of age, a moving testament to his reputation. Hordern House have only once previously handled any manuscript material relating to Lauraguais.The three letters are as follows:Single page to the Chevalier de Rébourguil, 6 May 1822. Lauraguais reflects disarmingly on his long life and his old age, mentioning his old friend Voltaire, and the "spirits coming out of their tombs" as he reflects on former times. The letter was sent to his "good and old" friend the Chevalier de Rébourgil, undoubtedly connected to the town of that name in the Midi-Pyrénées. One-and-a-half pages to M. Bouillon-Lagrange, 3 July 1822. Edme-Jean Baptiste Bouillon-Lagrange (1764-1844) was a professor and later the director of the Ecole de pharmacie in Paris. He had evidently written to the Comte to discuss news relating to chemistry, as he has replied in a witty and self-deprecating way, thanking Bouillon-Lagrange for his kind words and the indulgence with which he has discussed his work, but that he now not only doesn't have a laboratory but in fact barely a kitchen. Lauraguais nonetheless looks forward to meeting him as an old colleague in chemistry.Four pages to his grandson Prince Pierre d'Arenberg, 26 May 1823. Easily the most substantial and personal of the three letters, it is written to the Prince in Marseille, and makes mention of the "Princesse de Poix" (presumably Anne Louise Marie de Beauvau-Craon, the dowager of Philippe-Louis de Noailles, duc de Poix). The letter shows Lauraguais still moving effortlessly through the beau monde - including a reference to his old friend Rébourgil, the recipient of the earlier letter in this group, as an old "ultra" who is still enjoying his health after some 60 years - and concluding with the hope that the Prince will come and see him soon. Pierre d'Arenberg (1790-1877) was the son of Lauraguais' daughter, Pauline Louise Antoinette Candide Felicite de Brancas-Villars de Lauraguais (1755-1820).

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        Ceylan, ou recherches sur l'histoire, la littérature, les moeurs et le

      1823. GAUTTIER, Edouard. Ceylan, ou Recherches sur l'Histoire, la Littérature, les Moeurs et les Usages des Chingulais. viii, 291 pp. Illustrated with 15 plates of which one is folding. Small 8vo., 145 x 95 mm, bound in modern boards with the original wrappers preserved. Paris: Nepveu, 1823. One of the rarer examples of the charming series of little books published by Nepveu on the costumes and customs of various nations. It is also one of the few illustrated books on Ceylon. There are only three copies listed on OCLC and no copies listed on ABPC. Occasional soiling, but overall a fine copy of this scarce book. Colas 190.

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        Taschenbuch von der Donau. Auf das Jahr 1824 (und) 1825. Herausgegeben von Ludwig Neuffer. 2 Bände.

      Ulm, Stettin, (1823-24).. Kl.-8vo. Titelkupfer, gestochener Titel mit Vignette, XII, 373 S., 2 Bl., 6 Kupfertafeln; Titelkupfer, gestochener Titel mit (wiederholter) Vignette, XXIV, 357 S., 1 Bl., 6 Kupfertafeln. Roter und gelber Or.-Seidenband mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen, etwas Deckelvergoldung und Goldschnitt.. Alles Erschienene dieses seltenen Taschenbuchs, das fünf Gedichte Friedrich Hölderlins enthält: 1824: An die Rose (3. Druck). Lied der Freundschaft (1. Druck der ersten Fassung). Einer abwesenden Freundinn (= Freundeswunsch. 2. Druck). 1825: Einladung, seinem Freund Neuffer (1. Druck der zweiten Fassung). Trost, an Neuffer (3. Druck) sowie einen Erstdruck von Ludwig Uhland ("Konradin". Ein Bruchstück). - Mit weiteren lyrischen und Prosa-Beiträgen (die meisten in Erstdruck!) von Friederike Brun, I. F. Castelli, K. Ph. Conz, Chr. F. Gellert, J. Ch. F. Haug, Fr. Matthisson, J. M. Miller, L. Neuffer, Ch. Fr. D. Schubart, G. Schwab, G. Fr. Stäudlin u.a. "Der Bilderschmuck (von Carl Alexander v. Heideloff) und die literarischen Beiträge sind durchaus wertvoll" (Lanckoronska/R.). - Goed. VIII, 111, 292; Köhring 114; Lanckoronska/Rümann 97; Seebaß 24; Goed. VIII,238,36 (Uhland). - Einbände etwas berieben und leicht fleckig, Vorsätze erneuert. Jg. 1824 etwas finger- und stellenw. braunfleckig; Jg. 1825 gebräunt und braunfleckig.

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        An Essay on the History and Theory of Music; and on the Qualities, Capabilities, and Management of the Human Voice

      London: G. and W.B. Whittaker. 1823. Quarto. Half maroon calf with marbled boards, spine in compartments with gilt rules and titling, marbled endpapers. [i] (title), [ii] (printer's notice), [iii] (dedication), [iv] (blank), [v]-[xv] (preliminary material), 230 pp. With numerous engraved musical examples. With a dedication to King George IV, Nathan's patron. Pp. [227]-230 contain the Appendix devoted to Hebrew Music. Binding slightly worn, rubbed and bumped; upper joint split; free front endpaper lacking. Light browning and foxing, especially to outer leaves and engraved plates; some slight creasing. . First Edition. Nathan was music librarian to King George IV. "His introduction to Lord Byron in 1814 led to their collaboration in the Hebrew Melodies (1815–19), for which Nathan adapted ancient Jewish chants to ByronÂ’s poems; the songs were first sung in London by John Braham and were an instant success, remaining in print until 1861." He settled in Australia in 1841 and is considered to be a pioneering figure in that country's musical history. Elizabeth Wood in Grove Music Online.

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        Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, in the Uranie and Physicienne Corvettes, commanded by Captain Freycinet, during the years 1817, 1818, 1819 and 1820

      London: Treuttel and Wurtz, 1823. Quarto, 2 parts in 1, folding frontispiece map and 25 lithograph plates, occasional spotting of plates and offsetting to a few pages, repair to top margin on pp 35 without loss; later three-quarter tan morocco, raised panelled spine, marbled edges with the bookplate of the noted Pacific collector, Frederick E. Ellis. The artist's account of the Freycinet voyage to Australia and the PAcific. The first edition in English of this private narrative of the 1817-1820 Freycinet expedition to Australia and the Pacific - in fact the first appearance in English of any account of the voyage. Originally published in French, Arago's book in its many subsequent editions became one of the voyage best-sellers of the nineteenth century. The huge multi-volume official account of the voyage was far more serious and scientific in tone.Arago was the official artist on the voyage, and the lithograph plates here are all after his own drawings. His introduction sets the tone of the book. "During our long voyage I became acquainted with the numerous tribes; hunted with the Brasilian and the Guanche, danced with the negroes of Africa, and slept under the hut of the Sandwich Islander... I sat at their hospitable tables; and everywhere welcomed, I everywhere contributed my share by a cheerful gaiety, or the present of some European trifles".His narrative is highly readable, not least because he entirely avoids the conventional forms of the voyage narrative, ignoring the 'eternal repetition of winds, currents, longitude and lattitude'. Long portions relate to Australia, with descriptions of Sydney, the Blue Mountains, and of meetings with Governor Macquarie and John Oxley. There is also a long account (almost 100 pages) of their stay in Hawaii at a crucial period in the history of the islands, and of Guam and the Mariannas.Full of wry humour, the book takes the form of a series of letters to a friend, and it has been suggested that the letters may originally have been written to Arago's brother François, the famous scientist. Certainly it is the intimacy of their personal and anecdotal tone that makes them not only so enjoyable to read today but such a fascinating source of the more minute details of life, especially in New South Wales and Hawaii. The illustrations match the text in tone: these are not the formal depictions that characterise the beautiful atlases of the full official account of the voyage, but much more informal, always charming and in some cases quite eccentric.Despite the clear evidence of the 'Directions for placing the Plates' present here, there has been some unnecessary confusion about the collation of this book. Ferguson omitted the map from his plate count, while Hill erroneously called for a map and 26 plates. This copy, with the map and 25 plates is complete.

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        Further papers relating to the Slave Trade: viz. Return to an Address of The House of Commons to His Majesty, dated the 20th June 1823, for Copies or Extracts of the Correspondence from the Month of March 1822 [...].

      [London], The House of Commons, 1823.. Folio. 24, (2) pp. With a map within the text. Sewn.. Correspondence relative to the execution of several treaties respecting the slave trade and to the repression of the illicit traffic in slaves, including extracts of letters from Governor Sir R. T. Farquhar to the Earl Bathurst regarding the seizure of "Arab vessels laden with slaves" on the "coasts of Arabia" (p. 22) and the compliance of the Imaum of Muscat with the treaty between the British Government and the Imaum, with a copy of that treaty inserted. - Paginated "251-275" by a contemporary hand. Well-preserved.

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        HOME! SWEET HOME!

      1823. Very Good. [SHEET MUSIC] BISHOP, Henry R., music, with lyrics credited to John Howard Payne. HOME! SWEET HOME! -- the breakout hit from the musical play CLARI (1823) that became a constant of the theater, concert hall, and parlor into the twentieth century (Grimstead, ANB). We offer four undated, ealy American sheet music editions, circa 1823-1835, in a custom black cloth portfolio with ribbon ties. HOME! SWEET HOME! Sung by Miss M. Tree, in CLARI, or The Maid of Milan, at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden. Composed & partly founded on a Sicilian Air by Henry R. Bishop. Philadelphia: Published by George Bacon, No. 66 Chesnut [sic] Street. [1823-1824]. 3 pp. 13 1/4 by 9 5/8 inches. Song with pianoforte accompaniment. Three staves. This piece has been removed from a bound collection. It is foxed and edgeworn with an old sewn paper reapair in the bottom margin of the first leaf, and a small nick at the bottom margin and an old closed-tear paper repair on the blank verso of the second leaf. Good. Dichter calls this the first American edition (Handbook of American Sheet Music, First Series, p. 38) and Wolfe places it first in his list of American editions (Secular Music in America 637); BAL 7, p. 38. _____. A second state of the preceding with the numeral "3" added to the lower margin, p. 1. 13 by 9 1/2 inches. Early music seller's stamp ("Sold by Hewitt & Co., 83 Washington St., Boston") on p. 1. This piece has been removed from a bound collection and has a blank cover sheet attached with paper tape along the fold. Paper is lightly toned and foxed at edges. About very good. Wolfe 637B. HOME! SWEET HOME! Sung by Miss M. Tree, in CLARI, or The Maid of Milan, at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, composed & partly founded on a Sicilian Air by Henry R. Bishop. Boston: Published by G. Graupner. No. 6 Franklin St. This is a reissue from plates first printed in [1823-1824], with the phrase "Sold by John Ashton. No. 197 Washington St." added above the imprint; so not before [1824]. 3 pp. 13 by 9 3/4 inches. Song with pianoforte accompaniment. Three staves. This piece has been removed from a bound collection. Early music seller's stamp ("Sold by Hooten & Powell, No. 154 Washington St., Boston.") on the final blank page. This piece has been removed from a

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        Der vollständige Schreibmaterialist oder die Kunst, sich selbst aller Arten der trefflichsten Schreibfedern, Siegellacke, Tinten von allen Farben, Oblaten und andere Bureau-Materialien zu verfertigen. Nebst Notizen und Vorschriften zur Verbesserung des Papiers, zur Fertigung des Muschelgoldes und Muschelsilbers, der brauchbarsten Blei- und Röthel-Stifte, auch Reiß- und Zeichenkohlen, zur Auswahl und richtigen Härtung der Federmesser, ingleichen zur Zubereitung mehrerer nützlicher, auf Schreiberei Bezug habender Gegenstände.

      Ilmenau, Voigt 1823. - VIII, 100 S., 2 Bll. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. Schiessl, Werkstoffe 717. - Nicht häufige erste Ausgabe, erschien in späteren Ausgaben unter dem Reihentitel "Neuer Schauplatz der Künste und Handwerke". - Gering berieben. Titel mit zeitgen. Besitzeintrag eines Erdmann Leele, der sich als "Bosessor" bezeichnet (gewollt, aber nicht gekonnt.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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