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        The works of Lord Byron

      Paris: Printed for Baudry..., 1823. 12 volumes in six. With half-titles to each odd numbered volume. [Bound uniformly with:] MEDWIN, Thomas. Journal of the conversations of Lord Byron, noted during a residence with his lordship at pisa, in the years 1821 and 1822. In two volumes. Paris. Published by L. Baudry..., 1825. Two volumes bound in one. Finely bound in contemporary French calf by Hering (of Paris?), signed in gilt to foot of the spine, first volume, spines richly tooled and boards ruled in gilt, further blind border to boards. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Very lightly faded to spines, small patch of insect-damage to joint at base of spine of the fifth volume, else a fine set. Bookseller's label 'Galerie de Bossange Pere' to FEP. Together seven exquisitely bound regency volumes combining the works of poet sufficiently popular on the continent to warrant English publication in Paris alongside the contemporary writer, biographer and friend of the Romantics Thomas Medwin's Journal of conversations (first printed London, 1824). Despite contemporary Parisian almanacks refering to J. Hering as a French and English bookbinder, there is little evidence that this Hering, who has signed his name in the customary French manner at the base of the spine on the first volume of this set, is in any way connected with the illustrious West End bindery, despite Seymour de Ricci including a late eighteenth-century volume signed 'Rel. Hering' in his study English Fine Bindings (New York, 1935). . First Baudry edition. 12mo.

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        Report of the Trial by Jury, David Armstrong Against George Buchan Vai

      1823 - Trial of a Would-Be Scottish Duelist [Trial]. Vair, George Buchan, Defendant. Alston, Gideon, Defendant. Report of the Trial by Jury, David Armstrong, Against George Buchan Vair, and Gideon Alston, For Sending a Challenge to Fight a Duel. Taken in Short-Hand. With an Appendix of Letters and Other Documents. Edinburgh: Printed for W. and C. Tait, 1823. iv, 134, [2] pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking, blind fillets to boards, gilt title to spine, hinges mended. Moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, some gatoring along joints. Moderate toning to text, light foxing to a few leaves, internally clean. * Only edition. Vair, a spirit-dealer in Leith, was apparently engaged to Miss Dinah Grive, "a lady in Dumfries." He objected to inappropriate attentions paid her by David Armstrong, a writer. Vair alleged that Armstrong had caused the lady to break off her engagement and was therefore entitled to challenge him to a duel. Armstrong refused the challenge, won the court case and was awarded 20 pounds in damages. OCLC locates 4 copies in North American law libraries (LA County, Library of Congress, Social Law, University of Pennsylvania). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 Corrected By Himself Dictated to the Count of Montholon Volumes III-IV (Napoleon's Own Memoirs Dictated to His Generals Montholon and Gourgand) - 7 volumes

      London: Printed for Henry Colburn and Co. and Martin Bossange and Co, 1823-1824. Second edition. Hardcover. 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.

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        ETUDES RELATIVES A L'ART DES CONSTRUCTIONS. Recueillies par L. Bruyère, Inspecteur Général des ponts et chaussées.... et ancien Directeur des travaux de Paris.

      Paris, chez Bance Ainé, 1823-1828. In folio gr. (mm. 530x345), 2 voll. in 1, mz. pelle coeva, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, pp. compless. di testo 146 (osservazioni preliminari e descrizione delle tavole), con 184 interessanti tavv. inc. in rame f.t. di cui 13 sono pregevoli antiporte ?"a contorno?". L?'opera è suddivisa in 12 fascicoli che trattano: 1° ?"Ponts en pierre?" con 16 tavv. - 2° ?"Greniers publics et Halles aux Grains?" con 15 tavv. - 3° ?"Ponts en fer?" con 16 tavv. - 4° ?"Foires et Marchés?" con 13 tavv. - 5° ?"Navigation?" con 15 tavv. - 6° ?"Abattoirs et Boucheries?" con 12 tavv. - 7° ?"Portes d?'écluse, Combles, Cintres, Ponts en bois et autres constructions?" con 14 tavv. - 8° ?"Maisons de ville et de campagne?" con 14 tavv. - 9° ?"Des Tuiles antiques et modernes?" con 14 tavv. - 10° ?"Esquisse d?'une petite Ville maritime et Essai sur les Lazarets?" con 12 tavv. - 11° ?" Projets de diverses constructions indiquées sur le plan du village de ***?" con 15 tavv. - 12° ?"Mélanges?" con 15 tavv. Cfr. Brunet,I,1309 - Graesse,I,558. Con fiorit. e uniformi arross. soprattutto nel testo, ma complessivam. un discreto esemplare. Raro trovarlo completo.

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        A Carta e as Cortes de 1826: Dissertacam Critico-Politica, Na Qual...

      1823. The 1826 Revision of the Portuguese Constitution Rebello, Jose Pinto. A Carta e as Cortes de 1826: Dissertacam Critico-Politica, Na Qual Esta Assembleia e Julgada em Presenca da Constituicam e se Demonstra a Maneira d'Evitar Para o Futuro que os Representantes da Nacam Faltem a Seus Deveres, Ou Atraicoem Novamente a Patria. Bayonna: Na Typographia de Lamaignere, 1832. 55, [1] pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in patterned wrappers. Light soiling, moderate edgewear and a few chips to wrappers, light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places. "1832" to head of front wrapper in early hand, internally clean. $500. * Only edition. Civil war ensued when King Miguel I renounced the 1822 constitution. He was overthrown in 1832 by the former emperor of Brazil, Dom Pedro, who was backed by Great Britain and France. He restored the 1823 constitution, which was revised in 1826. This essay discusses these 1826 revisions. OCLC locates 6 copies worldwide, 4 in North America, 1 in a law library (Catholic University).

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        Arthur Blaschnik (1823-1918). Strand bei Amalfi. Bleistift auf Papier

      - Arthur Blaschnik (1823 Strehlen (Schlesien)-Berlin 1918). Strand bei Amalfi. Bleistift auf Papier. -- Beschreibung: -- Bleistift auf Papier. unten links signiert: "Arthur Blaschnik", unten rechts bezeichnet und datiert: "Am Strande bei Amalfi 7. August 1858". -- Größe/Size: -- 30,8 x 46,4 cm. -- Zustand: -- Sehr guter Zustand, professionell restauriert. -- Weitere Beschreibung: -- Nach der künstlerischen Ausbildung an den Akademien in Wien (1843) und München (1844-49) und einem auf die Studienzeit folgenden dreijährigen Aufenthalt bei seinem Vater in Gräfenberg brach Arthur Blaschnik, wohl inspiriert durch Carl Rottmanns Gemälde, die er in München gesehen hatte, im Jahre 1852 über Südtirol nach Italien auf. Seine Reise führte ihn zunächst nach Venedig und Florenz, wo er jeweils ein halbes Jahr Station machte. Erst im Herbst 1853 kam er schließlich in Rom an, wo er die folgenden 27 Jahre leben sollte und in seiner Position als Vorstandsmitglied und Festdichter des Künstlervereins regen Anteil am deutschen Künstlerleben nahm. Von Rom aus machte er eine Reihe von Studienfahrten in Italien. So zeichnete er für das Reisealbum der russischen Kaiserin Maria Alexandrowna (geb. Prinzessin Marie von Hessen-Darmstadt) 1857/58 inige italienische Ansichten und bereiste 1858 Capri und Neapel. Von eben dieser Reise stammt das vorliegende Blatt. Die Ansicht zeigt den Blick auf den Hafen der Stadt vom schmalen Sandstrand unterhalb des auf den steilen Klippen thronenden Convento dei Capuccini. Blaschnik staffelt seine Komposition recht streng, so daß Detailgenauigkeit und Farbtiefe von vorn nach hinten - nahezu überdeutlich erkennbar gemacht in drei Ebenen, Vorder-, Mittel- und Hintergrund - abnehmen. Während er die Gebäude der Stadt im Fond vor allem durch die dunklen, starrenden Fensteröffnungen in den hellen Flächen der Häuserwände beschreibt, modelliert er vorne jede kleine Felsspalte, jede Unebenheit im Gestein mit faszinierend plastischer Genauigkeit aus. Die weißen Flächen gleißen im Sonnenlicht Süditaliens, weder Felsen noch Gebäude werfen lange Schatten - es ist Mittag und in der brütenden Hitze offenbart sich Blaschniks Absicht: Das Interesse des Künstlers liegt bei seiner Darstellung der Landschaft deutlich auf dem besonderen Erscheinungsbild der harten Kontraste zwischen Licht und Schatten auf den für die Amalfiküste so charakteristischen schroffen Felsen im Wasser und am Strande im Vordergrund. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Voyage au Mont Caucase et en Géorgie.: Avec une carte de la Géorgie.

      Paris Charles Gosselin; Librairie Classique-Elémentaire 1823 - A very good set in a late 20thC binding, half calf, marbled boards. First French edition Two volumes 8vo, pp.[viii], 520; [iv], 577, [1, errata], large folding map.

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      John Sharpe 1823 - 1823. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Five volumes. Small format. 7.25 x 4.5". Brown leather spines and corners. Marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Comprises Travels In Africa; Travels In South America; Travels In North America; Travels In South Europe; Travels In North Europe. Numerous b/w plates. Spine labels missing from three volumes. Corners worn. Contents in general very good indeed. Plates as follows: Africa - 3 of 4 present (lacks frontis); South America - 3 of 3 present; North America - 3 of 3 present; South Europe - 5 of 5 present; North Europe - 5 of 5 present. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Königl. Schloß Sanssouci bei Potsdam. - Le Chateau royal de Sans-Souci pres de Potsdam.

      - altkol. Aquatinta v. Laurens & Thiele n. Calau b. Wittich in Berlin, 1823, 13 x 17 Drescher / Kroll, Nr. 222 und Abb. 98. - Altkol. Ansichten nach Calau sind sehr selten !

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        Histoire de l`Expédition de Russie.,

      Paris, Pillet Aine, 1823 - 444 S. / 460 S. / Atlas: 2 Bll., 4 Tab., 4 Karten und 1 Plan. Graesse II, 113 (2. Aufl.). - Mit eh. Widmung des Autors. - Der Autor hatte als Artillerieoffizier an dem Feldzug teilgenommen und war auf dem Rückzug in russische Gefangenschaft geraten. - Frontispiz mit Ansicht von Niémen, Atlas mit Gesamtkriegskarte, Karte von Nordlitau, Mittellitau, Gouvernemens von Moskau und Smolensk sowie Plan von der Moskau-Schlacht. - Einband etwa berieben und bestossen, teils braunfleckig, kol. Karten mit schwachen Feuchtigkeitsspuren. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 8°, Grünes HLeder der Zeit mit RVergoldung.

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        Sketch of the History and Influence of the Press in British India; Containing Remarks on the Effects of a Free Press on Subsidiary Alliances, on the Delays of Office; on Superstition; on the Administration of Justice; on Flogging; and on Agriculture. Also, on the Dangers of a Free Press, and the Licentiousness of a Censorship. London, published by C. Chapple, Royal Library, Pall Mall, 1823.

      1823 1823 - Pp. viii, 194. Modern quarter calf on marbled paper boards, spine gilt in compartments and with title label, g.e. First edition. Stanhope (1784-1862) was an army officer who in 1817 was appointed Deputy Quartermaster-General in India. "In the foregoing pages, I have attempted to give an impartial sketch of the history of public writings in India. I have also endeavoured to prove from facts, that the diffusion of knowledge, through the medium of education and a Free Press, must rapidly improve the condition of society there, and in the surrounding world" (Conclusion: p. 193). Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia, 1823. Text: Modern calf, gilt, leather label. Some light dampstaining and scattered foxing. Atlas: Contemporary boards, printed paper label; rebacked in matching modern calf. Boards lightly soiled, corners repaired. Minor soiling and foxing, but atlas plates clean. Very good. First edition of a cornerstone work of Western Americana and American cartography, complete with the rare atlas. 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 in the atlas are therefore an important early visual record of the area. The plates depict Oto Indians, views of the Plains, buffalo, etc. 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' ACCOUNT closely followed. The "Western Section" map is particularly interesting, as it is here that the myth of the Great American Desert was founded by Long: a myth which endured for decades. The designation of 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). James' ACCOUNT deservedly ranks alongside the narratives of Lewis and Clark and Pike as the most important early exploratory narratives of the American West.

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Berlin, 1823. - 4to. 2 pp. To an unnamed addressee, recommending the music director Beuller, who plays the piano "remarkably well" (transl.). - Folded and browned.

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      Mexico, 1823. Folio. Self-wrappers. A clean, fresh copy. Near fine. An important report issued by the commission that was established to draw up a new constitution for the then infant Republic of Mexico. It is the first important project to be presented by the commission, and is therefore of great significance for the history of Mexico and the parts of the United States which at the time were part of Mexico. The states of "the two Californias," New Mexico and Texas, are listed as part of the federation.

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      Variorum Edition which includes all the comments, notes and variants of previous editions (The Duchat, The Monnoye, Gueullette, Voltaire, Marsy, etc.), it is illustrated ten boards inset by Deveria. chez Dalibon à Paris 1823 14x22,5cm 9 volumes reliés

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        Szene aus der Geschichte des Dominikanerordens.

      - Bleistiftzeichnung, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin. 33,5:23,5 cm. Verso von fremder Hand zugeschrieben. Nicht bei A.M. v. Steinle, Edward von Steinle, Gesamtwerke.- Insgesamt nicht ganz frisch. Schon 1823 trat Steinle in die Wiener Akademie ein, seit 1826 wurde er von L. Kupelwieser (1796 - 1862) unterrichtet. Zwischen 1828 und 1833 hielt er sich zweimal in Rom auf und fand dort Anschluß an den Kreis der Nazarener (Fr. Overbeck,1789 - 1869; Ph. Veit, 1793 - 1877; J. von Führich, 1800 - 1876). 1829 arbeitete er zusammen mit Overbeck an der Porziuncula bei Assisi. 1833 wieder in Wien, 1837 folgte eine Reise nach Frankfurt am Main und an den Rhein. 1839 übersiedelte er nach Frankfurt am Main und fand Anschluß an den Nazarener-Kreis um Veit. 1850 wurde er Professor für Historienmalerei am Städelschen Kunstinstitut. Steinle ist einer der führenden Vertreter der katholischen Kirchenkunst nach der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts; doch hat er sich auch mit anderen Stoffen befaßt, so z.B. mit Märchen und Dichtungen.

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        Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte aller europäischen Vögel.

      - 2 Bände. Schmid, Jena 1823-24. XII S., 1 Bl., 416 S. u. VIII S., S. 417-1047 mit 1 gefalt. kolorierten Kupfertafel von Susemihl. Ppbd. d. Zt. mit Rückensch. Stärker berieben u. bestoßen. Mit zahlr. Anmerkungen u. Rostiftunterstreich. v. alter Hand.– „ An important work for the student, since several new species of European bird are described." (Wood 255). – "Er liegt viel mehr in der Begabung für eine unübetreffliche Darstellung des Lebens der Vögel. Die ihm von der Natur mitgegebenen und in langer Übung entwickelten Wirkkräfte stempelten ihn zu einem der ersten, echten biol. Lehrmeister des vorigen Jahrhunderts." (Gebhardt I, 52). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Charleston, 1823. Original marbled paper boards, leather spine, reinforced with old linen. Corners lightly worn, inner hinges cracked but sewing tight. Contemporary ownership inscription on fly leaf and rear pastedown. Minor scattered soiling, but generally quite clean internally. Very good. A rare instructional work on a patented system of ship communication, using just six telegraphic flags. Elford taught navigation and nautical astronomy in Charleston. The frontispiece depicts "Marine, Telegraphic flags." Quite an early American signal book. Though there were other early systems in America, not all the inventors published books. Elford's marine visual system depended on six uniquely patterned flags, and on a "conversation flag." These are illustrated in this book, along with a glossary of words and sentences, and their numerical equivalents, which would be signaled by means of the flags. A sheet of testimonials has been pasted on the inside of the front board, at the bottom of which is a list of agents. Lemuel Moody of Portland is the first name listed (it would be interesting to know if he used Elford's system to signal from his observatory). The front fly leaf is inscribed: "Ship Marengo of New Orleans, B. Wood, Master." On the following blank is a handcolored illustration with manuscript showing the four flags that would signal Marengo's identifying number. The supplement which follows the text is four pages in this volume, an unusual variation. It is followed by an eight-page MARINE TELEGRAPH REGISTER listing ships and their identifying numbers.

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      Philadelphia: Lea, 1823. Half title in each volume. Quarto. Contemporary red half morocco over green/blue paper-covered boards, the flat spines divided into five compartments by double gilt fillets, lettered in gilt in the second and fourth compartments. Plate 80 in second volume with contemporary replacement of inner margin. Very good. Provenance: Owen Mason (of Rhode Island, 1796-1873, ownership inscriptions dated 1841 noting a purchase price of $8.00). An important American flora, "magnificently illustrated" (DAB) with "Plates [that] are clear, soft and lovely" (Bennett). The work, found here in its rare uncolored state, includes the first successful use of stipple- engraving in the United States. "The plates were made by [amongst others] Cornelius Tiebout, the first really skilled engraver born in the United States, although he trained in London for two years in the 1790s to perfect his technique" - STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER. The text gives details of each species, its Latin binomial, common name, and class and order according to the Linnaean system, followed by interesting information about the history of the discovery of the species and details about its geographical range. The present set is particularly desirable, as it includes the rare "To Subscribers" leaf occasionally found in the second volume, here bound between pages 42 and 43. It was issued as a pair to pages 41/42, but it is not included in the pagination and was designed to be discarded. Like many other works of its day, Barton's book was originally issued in parts, with the first parts appearing in 1820 and the final ones in 1824, hence the dates given above. This set is notable for having the plates uncolored. Barton states in the advertisement to the first volume that some of the "plates are printed in color, and are afterwards colored by hand. It is confidently believed by the author, that they will be found the most successful attempts at imitation by sound engraving, of the French style, yet made in this country." He goes on to note that the method of color printing was the result of "repeated experiments" owing "to the impossibility of obtaining information as to the manner of colouring abroad." The present copy would belie Barton's assertion, as none of the plates are colored. MacPhail also contradicts Barton's claim, noting that a copy at the Sterling Morton Library at the Morton Arboretum contains "no evidence of color printing at all in any of the plates.

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        Mid 19th c Cobalt Glass Dobereiner Hydrogen Lighter

      A good mid 19th century German-made Dobereiner lighter 8 tall complete with inner-funnel, thumb-activated valve with spring, and platinum-sponge retention ring. The vessel is very deep-blue cobalt glass. There are no chips or cracks to either the vessel or internal-funnel. The Döbereiner's lamp is a lighter invented in 1823 by the German chemist Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, the lighter is based on the Fürstenberger lighter. In the jar, zinc metal reacts with a dilute sulfuric acid solution to produce hydrogen gas. When a valve is opened, a jet of hydrogen is released through a platinum sponge causing it to incandesce and the gas igniting. Offered by Esoterica Curiosa: Dale Beeks, specialist collector, purveyor & curatorial consultant of historical surveying & scientific instruments.

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE VOLTAIRE - 52 TOMES - INCOMPLET - 1+2+4+5+6+7+9+12+13+14+15+16+17+18+19+20+21+22+23+24+25+26+27+28+29+30+31+32+33+35+36+37+38+39+40+41+42+43+44+45+45(bis)+45(ter)+50+51+52+53+54+55+56+61+63 - 5 photos disponibles.

      ESNEAUX J. 1823 - RO20195774: 52 TOMES: Environs 500-600 pages par tomes - coiffes abimées - tranches jaspés - auteur, tomaison, titre de la tomaison, filets et fleurons dorés au dos - 5 photos disponibles. 13 TOMES MANQUANTS: 2 + 8 + 10 + 11 + 46 + 47 + 48 + 49 + 57 + 58 + 59 + 60 + 62 - T.1.vie de Voltaire - T.3+4+5. N°2+3+4.essai sur les moeurs - T.6+7. N°1+2. siecle de Louis XIV - T.9.histoire de Charles XII et de Pierre-Le-Grand - T.12+13. N°1+2. melanges historiques - T.14+15 N°1+2. politique et legislation - T.16+17+18+19+20+21+22 N°1+2+3+4+5+6+7. dictionnaire philosophique - T.23+24 N°1+2. romans - T.25+26+27+28 N°1+2+3+4. metaphysique - T29.dialogues et entretiens philosophiques - T.30.physique - T.31+32 N°1+2.melanges litteraires - T.33+34+35+36+37+38+39+40+41+42+43+44+45+45bis+45ter. N°1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9+10+11+12+13+14+15. correspondance generale - T.50+51+52+53+54+55+56 N°1+2+3+4+5+6+7. Theatre - T.61. discours en vers, poemes, epitres - T.63. Faceties parisiennes. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.08-XIX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The British Flower Garden; containing figures & descriptions of the most ornamental & curious hardy herbaceous plants, including annuals, biennials, & perennials; with their scientific and English names.

      - London, W. Simpkin and R. Marshall/ J. Ridgway, 1823-1838. 7 volumes (First and second series). Royal 8vo (232 x 150mm). With 712 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Later green half morocco, spines in 5 compartments with gilt lettering. A rare complete set containing the first and second series. Robert Sweet (1783-1835) was a horticulturist, nurseryman and author. "In 1812 he joined Colvills, the famous Chelsea nursery, having been elected a fellow of the Linnean Society"(M. Hadfield, British gardeners p. 274). Sweet published several botanical works of which the present one is the most famous. The work came out in parts over a long period for which reason complete copies are rare. The first series contains 300 plates and the second series 412 plates. Of the first series the plates are by E. Dalton Smith, the second series are by various other artists. Special attention has been paid to the colouring of the plates which are all exquisitely handcoloured. A fine set.Dunthorne 293; Nissen BBI, 1923. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Printed at the Clarendon Press by Samuel Collingwood & Co, Oxford 1823 - 254 x 152 mm (10 x 6"). [656] pp. Contemporary burgundy straight-grain morocco blindstamped in cathedral style, covers with central panel of an altar with rose window and gothic ownership lettering in gilt ("Eatington Chapel 1826"), the panel within a floral frame of gothic motif; wide raised bands, spine panels each blindstamped with two gothic windows, gilt titling, gilt-rolled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edge gilt. WITH A LARGE FORE-EDGE PAINTING SHOWING LINCOLN FROM THE RIVER WITHAM. Griffiths 1823/8. Spine with a hint of sunning, joints and corners slightly worn (front joint perhaps getting ready to crack), final two leaves with faint dampstain at upper right (small, insignificant dampstain at top of some other leaves), but a very presentable copy, the binding solid and not at all unattractive, the text unusually bright and quite fresh, and the painting entirely as it should be. This "Great Primer Octavo" edition of the "Book of Common Prayer" offers a large canvas for our fore-edge painter, and the skillful artist has taken advantage of the opportunity, providing us with a panoramic view of the cathedral city of Lincoln--an appropriate subject to accompany the religious content here and our cathedral-style binding. The River Witham runs along the foreground of the scene, with barges on the water, a horse and driver on the towpath, and fishermen on the banks. An inn stands nearby, and the city rises on the hill behind, with the majestic cathedral surmounting the scene at upper right. The painting, with its muted colors, is suffused with tranquility, and the very skillful artist has given us considerable detail and depth. This service book was apparently presented to the Eatington (now Ettington) Chapel in Warwickshire, about five miles southwest of Stratford-upon-Avon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vorlesungen uber die Artillerie, zum Gebrauch der Konigl. Sachs. Militar- Akademie, 3 vols.

      Arnoldischen Buchhandlung 1823-30, Dresden - Three volumes, various editions--vol. 1 is a 3rd edition (from 1830), vol. 2 is a second edition (from 1823), vol. 3 is a second edition (from 1825). Leather-backed boards, leather spine-labels, 488 + 460 + 530 pp., illustrated (vol. 1 has 10 plates--or "Kupfertafeln", vol. 2 has 11 plates- -or "Kupfertafeln", vol. 3 has 2 "Kupfertafeln" & 7 tables--or"Tabellen"), clean unmarked text, Good volumes, some age-toning and discoloration to the pages, wear to the edges of some pages, significant wear to the spine- labels with loss--loss is especially bad to vol. 1's spine label, rubbing to the edges of the covers of the books including some loss to the leather. Text in German. Rare set. Collated complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Gulf of Persia.

      London, J.W. Norie & Co., June 11th, 1817(-1823). - Engraved sea chart (66 x 82 cm). A fine and detailed chart of the Arabian Gulf; inset charts of the mouth of Bussorah, Muscat and Mutrah, Busheer, Carrack and Corgo, and Jasoues, numerous coastal profiles and soundings. Margins slim, discoloration to the central fold, occasional professional repairs. Rare. Not in Al Ankary; Al-Qasimi.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Prag, 15. XI. 1823. - 3 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief) und Siegelrest. An Herrn von Ruprecht, im k. k. Bücher-Revisionsamt: "Erlauben mir, Euer Wohlgebohren, Sie an das Vergnügen einer kurzen Bekanntschaft zu erinnern, und mich selbst und das Unternehmen, wozu wir uns die Freiheit nehmen Hochdieselben einzuladen, Ihrer Mitwirkung und Ihrem Schutze zu empfehlen. Zehn Kreißthaler ist der Satz, den wir für das Honorar wünschenswerthester und vorzüglich schätzbarer Beiträge festgesetzt haben, für den Bogen von 16 Seiten, die Seite zu vierzig Zeilen von sieben bis acht Worten. Daß die Beiträge von Hochdemselben uns überaus schätzbar seyn werden, brauche ich Ihnen nicht zu sagen [ ]". Auf dem 2. Blatt eines gedruckten Konzeptes für die Zeitschrift "Der Kranz, oder Erholungen für Geist und Herz": "Von der genannten Redaktion [Karoline von Woltmann und Wolfgang Adolph Gerle] wird der Kranz, im Jahre 1824 fortgesetzt werden. Sie widmet diese Blätter vorzüglich den schönen Gefühlen des menschlichen Herzens. Was diesen entgegengesetzte Regungen zu erwecken droht, persönliche Satyre, Satyre gegen bestehende Institute, politische Geschichte des Tages, schließt sie unbedingt aus [ ]". - Die Arzttochter ließ sich als Zweiundzwanzigjährige von ihrem ersten Mann, Karl Friedrich Müchler, scheiden, veröffentlichte im selben Jahr den Roman "Euphrosyne" und heiratete 1805 Karl Ludwig von Woltmann. Seit 1813 in Prag ansässig, kehrte sie 1826 nach Berlin zurück. Im Jahr 1824 wurde sie Chefredakteurin der Prager Zeitschrift "Der Kranz", in der auch ihre Werke abgedruckt wurden.

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        Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes, &c. &c., from Drawings by Messrs. Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch, &c., with a Supplement of New South Wales

      Edward Orme n.d. (circa 1823), London - Contemporary full straight-grained red morocco, with gilt-stamped lettering and ornament in spine compartments (expertly rebacked, with original backstrip laid down), ornate gilt-stamped borders; folio; with 110 hand-colored aquatint plates. Edges of boards a bit scuffed; small circular stain on front board; minor off-setting from plates. Second, large-paper edition. Identical to the 1819 edition published by H. R. Young in six points, but has imprint of Howlett and Brimmer on title-page verso. The vibrant illustrations depict all manner of hunting sports, including big game hunting, whaling, fishing, birding, and bull fighting in North America, Germany, Lapland, Spain, Russia, and Africa. Abbey Travel 2-3. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Foreign Field Sports, Fisheries, Sporting Anecdotes, &c &c , from Drawings by Messrs Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, Manskirch, &c , with a Supplement of New South Wales

      London: Edward Orme, n.d. (circa 1823). Hardcover. Very Good+. Contemporary full straight-grained red morocco, with gilt-stamped lettering and ornament in spine compartments (expertly rebacked, with original backstrip laid down), ornate gilt-stamped borders; folio; with 110 hand-colored aquatint plates. Edges of boards a bit scuffed; small circular stain on front board; minor off-setting from plates. Second, large-paper edition. Identical to the 1819 edition published by H. R. Young in six points, but has imprint of Howlett and Brimmer on title-page verso. The vibrant illustrations depict all manner of hunting sports, including big game hunting, whaling, fishing, birding, and bull fighting in North America, Germany, Lapland, Spain, Russia, and Africa. Abbey Travel 2-3.

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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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        Tome Premier. Partie ENTOMOLOGIQUE. Tome I à VI,- Année 1829 à 1833.

      - Lequien Fils, 1823. 8vo (215 x 130mm). pp. (4), xxviii, 386, with 13 (10 hand-coloured) engraved plates. Contemporary cloth, spine with gilt lettered label. Printed in a limited edition of 100 copies only and all published. A French translation of the entomological section of the first 6 volumes of the famous 'Bulletin de la Société Imperiale des naturalistes de Moscou'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Meine Erfahrungen in der Homöopathie. Vorurtheilsfreie Würdigung des Hahnemannschen Systems als Versuch, dasselbe mit den bestehenden Heilmethoden zu vereinigen.

      Leipzig, Hartmann 1823.. Tit., 190 S. Marmorierter Pappband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Haehl I, 436; Schroers, Lexikon deutschsprachiger Homöopathen 22; Tischner 430. - Erste Auflage der sehr frühen Schrift des jungen Anhängers Hahnemanns. - "Caspari (1798-1828) hat das geschichtliche Verdienst, die Homöopathie als erster vom Standpunkt der Schulmedizin behandelt und dabei in vielem ein bejahendes Urteil gefällt zu haben" (Tischner). - Rücken berieben. Gebräunt.

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      London, 1823. First English edition, printed (by Charles Wood) for William Baynes and Son, and Ogle, Duncan, & Co., Paternoster Row; and H.S. Baynes and Co., Edinburgh. Octavo, (8 1/4" x 5"), four volumes, xxxi,(1),483; xi,(1),504; xi,(1),514; xi,(1),514 pages, with a frontispiece portrait of Timothy Dwight, and three folding maps, of southern New England, northern New England, and New York. The map of southern New England has a tear at a fold and another at the stub; the map of New York has a tear at one fold. Timothy Dwight (1752-1817) was president of Yale from 1795 until his death, and commenced his "Travels" by saying that "the business of this office is chiefly of a sedentary nature" and that he needed physical rather than mental exercise, hence his voyages. The books are in a modern binding of blue-grey paper on boards with black leather spine labels, with the reinserted armorial bookplates of John Remington Mills (a member of Parliament for Wycombe) in each volume. Light page browning to preliminary leaves else near fine throughout, and a beautiful copy of one of the most readable of narratives about this area. Howes D612, Sabin 21559.

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        Remarks on Rifle Guns; being the result of Forty Years Practice and Observations: with Specific Remarks on Fowling Pieces. Eighth Editition, with Considerable Additions and Improvements. To which is added, A Supplement

      London: E. Baker. Good+. 1823. Eighth. Hardback. Rather worn and rubbed marbled boards; worn and rubbed red leatherette half binding; hinges of spine slightly cracked. Front and rear joints partially exposed, and rear endpapers loose - however, binding intact, if a rather frail. Previous owners' names (dd 1841 + 1898) on half-title page. Repairs to some pp. Hand-tinted colour frontispiece; four hand tinted plates of a rifleman in various poses (it's possible that there's a plate missing from this section); a plate demonstrating the accuracy of various gun barrels by order of the Honorable Board of Ordnance; 6 pp of tables on The Weight and Diameter of Lead Balls; an engraved plate on The Explanation of the Bullet Moulds; and two hand tinted plates demonstrating respectively the accuracy of shots at 200 and 100 Yards, with a supposed human target standing against a kind of archery target.; 8vo (5" x 9"); 142 + 8 pages .

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        Il Sepolcro di Winckelmann in Trieste

      Dalla Tipografia di Alvisopoli, Venezia 1823 - 4to. 343 pp. (uncut). Illustrations. Publishers' wrappers, housed in custom made case, very good copy. (25189). Eight lithographic plates (including portrait frontispiece), and an engraved facsimile letter laid-in. Much has been said of the final week of Winckelmann's life which culminated in his vicious murder in Trieste on June 8, 1768 by an itinerant Italian of dubious background. The author includes in the volume the report on the autopsy and lists the contents of his pockets at the time of his demise. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Marienbader Elegie. Montagnola, Officina Bodoni 1923. 4to. 14 S. Orig.-Pergamentbd. mit Deckelsignet, Kopfgoldschnitt.

      0 - 3. Druck der Officina Bodoni in 151 Exemplaren. Goethes Marienbader Elegie vom 12. September 1823 wurde wurde für den Kurt Wolff Verlag gedruck. Hier in einer Mardersteig unbekannt gebliebenen Einbandvariante in Ganzpergament. Die Bibliographie vermerkt nur Exemplare in französischer Broschur. Vorliegendes Buch wurde für Erich Matthes, Leipzig gebunden. Mardersteig 3 mit Abb. - Rodenberg 39. - Schauer Bd. II,78. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Washington. Dec. 4, 1823.. 4pp. in NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Vol. 24, No. 3526. Folio. Dbd. Old folds and some light wrinkling. Rough along the left edge. Good. This copy bears the manuscript name in the upper left corner of Ralph Isaacs Ingersoll, who at the time the Monroe Doctrine was issued was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, and who would go on to serve in the United States Congress and as U.S. Minister to Russia. ^The second printing and first newspaper appearance of one of the most important foreign policy statements of the United States government. In this message to Congress, Monroe asserts that the Americas cannot be the subject of colonization by European powers, and that any European intervention in the Americas will be considered a "manifestation of an unfriendly disposition towards the United States." Monroe delivered the Doctrine in his State of the Union message on Dec. 2, 1823, and it was first printed as a NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Extra the same day. We are aware of only four copies of that printing, the Streeter copy (his sale, lot 1734, $3500 in 1967), now in the Scheide Library; a copy in the Gilder-Lehrman Collection; and two other copies, whereabouts unknown. This is the second printing, in a regular issue of the NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER for Dec. 4. This printing seems to be from the same setting of type, with a slight rearrangement of the columns. It appears on page 4 of the issue and is suitable for broadside display. STREETER SALE 1734 (ref). GROLIER AMERICAN 100, 33.

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        L'Art du Typographe

      Paris: chez l'Auteur, 1823. Second edition, revised, corrected and augmented. Engraved frontispiece of a printing press and compositor's table, engraved headpiece, 7 engraved plates, type specimens, borders and vignettes illustrated throughout. Pp. iv, 256. 8vo., unusally in the original wrappers, original printed paper labels on spine and upper cover, wrappers a little stained and some quite heavy occasional browning. A comprehensive printing manual, showing every aspect of the art and very well illustrated.

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        Oeuvres du comte de Tressan EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Nepveu & Aimé-André, 1823. Fine. Nepveu & Aimé-André, Paris 1823, 10 tomes en 10 Vol. in 8 (13x21,5cm), dix volumes reliés. - The most comprehensive collective Edition published to date and illustrated with a frontispiece and 11 figures. Full calf glossy olive time. Smooth back thinned adorned with golden chains, golden heads and feet in friezes. Parts of title and volume numbers in red morocco, gilt caps on wheels. Lace frame and net gilt boards. Some corners lightly bumped without gravity, a threadbare cap. Few scattered spots. Beautiful copy set in an elegant contemporary binding. Count Tressan (d. 1783) has contributed significantly to the rediscovery of medieval literature by his literary adaptations, especially in public taste, preparing two major major currents that of Gothic literature and the Romantic literature and his inveterate taste for the Middle Ages. --- 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 collective la plus complète parue jusqu'à ce jour et illustrée d'un frontispice ainsi que de 11 figures. Reliures en plein veau glacé olive d'époque. Dos lisses éclaircis ornés de fers dorés, frises dorées en têtes et en pieds. Pièces de titre et de tomaisons en maroquin rouge, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes. Dentelle d'encadrement et filet dorés sur les plats. Certains coins légèrement émoussés sans gravité, Une coiffe élimée. Rares rousseurs éparses. Bel exemplaire établi dans une élégante reliure de l'époque.Le Comte de Tressan (mort en 1783) a largement contribué à la redécouverte de la littérature médiévale par ses adaptations littéraires, et surtout dans le goût du public, préparant ainsi deux grands courants majeurs, celui de la littérature Gothique puis de la littérature Romantique et de son goût invétéré pour le Moyen âge.

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        Fox Hunting

      1823. first edition. Four Magnificent Hand Colored Aquatint Plates, All Heightened With Gum ArabicShowing the Full Sweep of the Hunt Across the Rolling English Countryside…ALKEN, Henry. Fox Hunting. London: Thomas Mc.Lean, 1823. First edition. Oblong folio (13 5/8 x 17 7/8 inches; 347 x 454 mm.). An untitled series of four superb plates etched by Henry Alken and aquatinted by G. Hunt. The plates printed in color and finished by hand, all heightened with gum arabic. Average plate image size 10 7/8 x 16 1/16 inches: 277 x 408 mm. All with the imprint "London. Published by Thomas Mc.Lean. 26 Haymarket, 1823." Margins of plates very slightly browned but still a magnificent series of plates showing the full sweep of the hunt across the rolling English countryside, with outstanding coloring.Bound into an album for the Lakeside Press Chicago ca. 1930 (stamp-signed on front turn-in) in half orange morocco over gray paper boards ruled in gilt. Front cover with shield shaped blue morocco label lettered in gilt, smooth spine lettered in gilt, pale gray endpapers. Bookplate of Joel Spitz on front paste-down.Very rare. We can find no other record of this set of four. There was no copy in the Fitz Eugene Dixon sale (Anderson Galleries, New York, 1937).Provenance: purchased in Paris, 1947. The plates:1. The Cover.2. Full Cry.3. Check.4. The Death.Mellon/Snelgrove, Alken 19 (listed as "A set of four"); Siltzer p. 60; Wilder, English Sporting Prints, p. 219.

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        Vorlesungen uber die Artillerie, zum Gebrauch der Konigl. Sachs. Militar-Akademie, 3 vols

      Dresden: Arnoldischen Buchhandlung. 1823-30. Hardcover. Good. Three volumes, various editions--vol. 1 is a 3rd edition (from 1830), vol. 2 is a second edition (from 1823), vol. 3 is a second edition (from 1825). Leather-backed boards, leather spine-labels, 488 + 460 + 530 pp., illustrated (vol. 1 has 10 plates--or "Kupfertafeln", vol. 2 has 11 plates- -or "Kupfertafeln", vol. 3 has 2 "Kupfertafeln" & 7 tables--or"Tabellen"), clean unmarked text, Good volumes, some age-toning and discoloration to the pages, wear to the edges of some pages, significant wear to the spine- labels with loss--loss is especially bad to vol. 1's spine label, rubbing to the edges of the covers of the books including some loss to the leather. Text in German. Rare set. Collated complete.

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        De Indiche Archipel, in het bizonder het eiland Java beschouwd in de zeden, wetenschappen, talen, godsdienst, beschaving, koloniale belangen en koophandel van derzelver inwoners

      De Wed. A. Loosjes, Pz. 182325, Haarlem - Halflederen band met gemarmerde platten, 22 cm, 332 + 434 + 538 pp. Ills.: platen en eene kaart der archipel. Compleet in drie delen. Zeer zeldzaam werk. Bijzonder dat 1 van de 6 platen in kleur is. Zeer fraaie set. Cond.: goed / good.

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      London: Printed [at the Shakespeare Press] for Harding, Mavor and Lepard, 1823 - 1834.. Twelve volumes. Royal quarto (31 x 24 cm). Full dark blue- green morocco, elaborately gilt extra, a.e.g., ribbon markers, by Hayday. A bit of rubbing to extremities and shelfwear to fore- tips, a few small surface scrapes; bookplate, single stamp and pencil donation inscription in each volume of a Cathedral Library, single small bookplate of an earlier library at Chase Side House, small paper manuscript shelf label at toe of each spine, very occasional foxing; generally a very good large-paper set. First quarto editions. Illustrated with 240 fine steel engraved portraits by various hands after Hoppner, Van Dyke, Holbein, Kneller, Lawrence, Gainsborough, Copley and others. In this set, the plates are denoted as being in "Proof" state, printed on tissue (possibly papier chine), mounted to larger sheets. Among the most popular and esteemed works of its genre, reprinted in various formats both in the UK and in North America into the 20th century. Very substantial extra postage. LOWNDES V:1381-2.

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      - Paris, Th. Desoer, 1823. Grand In-8, 2ff-III+443pp. Rare édition « estimée et imprimée avec le plus grand soin par Fain » (Bulletin du bibliophile, 1863, n°2115 - qui signale un exemplaire en veau fauve par Thouvenin). Un des rares exemplaires sur vélin superfin sans colle, signalés par Brunet (I,1062). Vicaire ne signale pas cette édition. Quérard (La France littéraire, I, 376) nous donne le chiffre de 30 exemplaires sur vélin superfin sans colle, le plus beau papier pour cette édition. Cette belle édition sur deux colonnes reprend les commentaires de Viollet-le-Duc. Exemplaire enrichi d'un portrait et de 6 gravures pour le Lutrin, édités chez Furne Superbe reliure plein veau cerise, dos à nerfs, décors sur le dos et les plats, dorures et à froid, tranches dorées, roulettes en bordure des contre-plats. Quelques défauts minimes, quelques petites rousseurs aux planches. Magnifique ouvrage, parfaitement relié à l'époque [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tour of Doctor Syntax. In Search of the Picturesque. A Poem. Bd. II. The Second Tour in Search of Consolation. Bd. III. The Third Tour in Search of a Wife.

      London Ackermann 1823 - Miniatur EA. 3 Bde. 12°. Mit 3 handkol. Front. 2 handkol. Tit.-Vign. u. 75 handkol. Aquatintataf. With 3 hand-coloured frontispieces, 2 handcoloured title-pages and 75 handcoloured aquatint plates. Ldr. Verg. Rü.-Tit. Deckelverg. Kopfgoldschn. Minimal berieb. u. bestossen. Gebr. u. fl. Calf. Gilt title on spine, gilt on boards, top edge gilt. Slightly rubbed and bumped. Browned and stained. Nice copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe, in 1817: A

      London: Printed for Thomas M'Lean, 1823. - With Thirteen Fine Hand-Colored PlatesFELLOWES, W.D. A Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe, in 1817: with notes, taken during a tour through Le Perche, Normandy, Bretagne, Poitou, Anjou, Le Bocage, Touraine, Orleanois, and the Environs of Paris. Illustrated with numerous coloured engravings, from drawings made on the spot. London: Printed for Thomas M'Lean, 1823.Fourth Edition, Large Paper Copy. Text watermarked J. Whatman, 1823; Plates watermarked J. Whatman, 1827.Large octavo (10 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches; 261 x 175 mm.). xii, 188 pp. Thirteen fine had colored aquatint plates and two plain plates.Contemporary dark blue straight-grain morocco, covers decoratively bordered in gilt and blind, spine with five raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, gilt board edges and turn-ins, brown endpapers, all edges gilt. First page of preface with small paper-flaw on blank margin. A clean, near fine copy."First published by William Stockdale in 1818, with new editions in 1818 and 1820. Judging by the late watermark in the plates this 1823 M'Lean edition was kept in print for some years" (Abbey)."I performed this journey during the months of June, July, August, and September, a distance of near one thousand miles, and had the singular good fortune to enjoy the finest weather possible. The perusal of Madame de La Roche-Jaquelin's interesting work on the Vendean war, first gave me the idea of visiting the country called le Bocage, the theatre of so many events, and sufferings of the brave royalists; and, as the province of le Perche, in which is situated the ancient convent of La Trappe, was in my route to Bretagne, I resolved to make an excursion there, in order to satisfy myself of the truth of those austerities which I had read of in the Memoirs of the Count de Comminge " (Chapter 1).Tooley, 212; Abbey, Travel, 91; Martin Hardie, p. 313; Prideaux, p.335 (1818 edition).

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