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        "Trier's Alterthümer und Umgebungen in 22 pittoresken Ansichten".

      . 21 Lithographien von J. Susenbeth nach C. Hawich bei J.J. Lintz, 1823, 45 x 29 cm (Blattgröße).. Winkler, Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie Nr. 307, 2-22. - Seltene und frühe Ansichtenfolge in einem unbeschnittenen, sehr sauberen Exemplar mit dem Titelblatt, 5 Blatt Erklärungen und dem Originalumschlag! - Neben einer schönen, doppelblattgroßen (19 x 42 cm) Gesamtansicht sind alle Sehenswürdigkeiten Triers und seiner Umgebung in reizend staffagierten Ansichten dargestellt. Ohne den nicht allen Exemplaren beigegebenen Plan. Dieser wurde gedruckt bei Müller in Karlsruhe!.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Geschichte der Luftschwimmkunst, von 1783 bis zu den Wendelsteiner Fallversuchen.

      Leipzig, Cnobloch 1823. - Tit., XVIII, SS. (3)-199. Pappband d. Zt. mit rotem Rückenschild. Brug 187 (falsch "1828"); Liebmann/W. 654; v. Sigmundt/N. 296; nicht bei Darmon, Gilhofer u. Maggs. - *Sehr selten.* - "Der Verfasser (1769-1823), welcher verschiedene Lehrer- und Hofmeisterstellen bekleidete, befaßte sich eingehend mit Aeronautik, wobei er z. Tl. ganz moderne Gedanken entwickelte u. erfolgreiche Versuche, auch mit Fallschirmen, anstellte" (Gilhofer 90). "Von seinen litterarischen Arbeiten auf diesem Gebiet ist dann noch seine [vorliegende] letzte Schrift besonders bemerkenswerth., in der er eine ausführliche historische Uebersicht der Leistungen auf diesem Gebiet dem Publicum vor Augen führte" (ADB XLIV, 616). Posthum hrsg. v. C. C. G. Keßler. Zachariä gilt übrigens auch als Erfinder des Papierfliegers! - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Mit Exlibris Kurt Lämmel, Schleiz. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Thesaurus Sacrorum Rituum, cum novis observationibus, et additionibus (.) praxis dioecesane synodi, et visitationis episcopalis, et manuale episcoporum brevibus notis illustrata. Complectens omnia Gavanti Commentaria in rubricas Missalis Romani.,

      Venetiis (Venedig), ex Typographia Balleoniana 1823 - XXIV/384, 354, IV/408, 395, 259 S., Bibliotheksexemplar mit Rückenschild und Stempeln (entwidmet), Einbände etwas berieben und beschabt, Vorsätze gebräunt / leimschattig, Papier teils schwach braunfleckig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Text in Latein, / ex-library copy with label on spine and stamps, Binding a bit rubbed and bumped, preliminary pages browned, some pages slightly foxed, else fine, text in Latin, Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 2600 Gr.-8°, Halbleder-Einbände der Zeit (bound in contemporary half calf), 5 Bände in 2 Bänden (5 volumes, bound in 2 volumes). Editio Novissima ceteris omnibus correctior, et locupletior.

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        Sicily: The Hydrography of Sicily, Malta and the Adjacent Islands; Surveyed in 1814, 1815 and 1816

      Hydrographical Office of the Admiralty, London 1823 - this is the very rare folio atlas of charts produced to acompany Smyth's 'Memoir of the Resources, Inhabitants.of .Sicily' Large folio (65 by 47.5 cms) with a title page, list of contents and 32 plates of charts and views including a double-page map. Most of the charts show Sicily and the islands around and the last plate is a table of the comparative heights of the mountains. Four of the charts relate to Malta including one of the harbour of Valetta with inset views. Bound in recent quarter brown calf with marbled paper sides. Note that the binder used pieces of marbled paper of slightly different pattern for the sides One plate with a watermark date of 1829 so it is an early issue. Title page and contents leaf with a small piece out the blank lower corner, all pages with a small embossed stamp, one plate with light foxing otherwise very crisp and clean copy. £7200.00

      [Bookseller: Peter Kennedy]
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        Studies From the Stage

      London: W. Sams, 1823. - The Rare First EditionHEATH, William. Studies From the Stage, or the Vicissitudes of Life. London: W. Sams, 1823. First edition. Oblong folio (9 7/8 x 14 in; 250 x 354 mm). Engraved title (plain) and over 100 hand-colored illustrations on twenty etched plates, watermarked 1822, with interleaves. Plates 4, 10, 11, 14 and 18 signed, "Drawn & etched by W. Heath"; imprint, "Published by W. Sams Royal Library 1 St. James's St"; dated variously from May through July 1823.Bound by Riviére & Son in half midnight blue morocco over blue cloth. Gilt-ruled and lettered title label. Gilt lettering to spine with gilt ornaments at head and tail. Top edge gilt. Occasional mild spotting and soiling. Upper joint near invisibly restored. A fine copy.Only eight copies in institutional holdings worldwide. Rarely seen in commerce, the last copy to come to auction was in 2006.This lavishly engraved, hand-colored book of caricature by William Heath shows a wide variety of contemporary English "types" depicted with great humor, including: "Grub Street Opera"; "Actress of all Work"; "All for Love"; "Maid of the Mill"; "The Devil to Pay"; "Three Weeks after Marriage"; etc.Watercolourist and caricaturist William Heath (1795-1840) worked mostly under the pseudonym of Paul Pry. He called himself 'Portrait and Military painter' and was reputed to be an 'ex-captain of dragoons' but is not recorded in the Army List. Heath began life as a draughtsman and his main claim to fame rests on his having produced the first caricature magazine in Europe, The Glasgow later Northern Looking-Glass, 1825-1826. Although this was a provincial work and without much text, it does pre-date Charles Philipon's similar publication. The height of his popularity fell between the years 1809-34, after which his humour was displaced by that of Robert Seymour and John Doyle" (Houfe, p. 338).Abbey, Life 415.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Mémoire sur la non contagion de la fièvre jaune

      Fleurot, Saint-Pierre [Martinique] 1823 - In-8. Collation : 137 pp. Broché, couverture bleue de l'époque. Première édition. Une très rare impression de la Martinique. Confronté à la fièvre jaune, notamment sur plusieurs navires venus d'Europe et touchés par le fléau, (dont le Brick de Sa Majesté, "L'Euryale"), Pierre Lefort, (1767-1843) basé au Fort-Royal, s'est livré à des recherches sur cette maladie, qu'il montre non contagieuse, sans pour autant (comme tout le monde à l'époque) faire un lien avec les piqûres de moustiques. L'auteur était premier médecin en chef de la marine et médecin du roi à la Martinique. Couverture frottée. Deux exemplaires dans le Ccfr et aucun dans Oclc. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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        Four autograph letters to Sir Robert Smirke

      - Gracious correspondence with the architect of Lowther Castle - four autograph letters signed to "Dear Sir", "My dear Sir", "Dear Sir Robert": 11pp. 8vo, [London] (Charles Street) &c, January 1823-September 1841. The bifolium blank of the first letter torn with some loss at foot, the third on mourning paper. William Lowther (1757-1844, succeeded 1788 as second Bt, 1802 as second Viscount Lowther, created 1807 Earl of Lonsdale), friend of William Pitt the younger and patron of William Wordsworth, gave Robert Smirke (1780-1867, knighted 1832) his first important commission in Lowther Castle, Westmorland (1806-11). Recommended by George Dance and Sir George Beaumont, the tiro architect started work on the project in 1806, submitting in 1814 his almost final bill for £77,000 (on inheriting his uncle's estates in 1802, Lowther enjoyed an annual income of some £100,000), but remained on call, evidently, for the rest of the Earl's life. A grand, super-castellated fantasy of a building with an elaborate Gothic interior, the castle is now, alas, a ruin. "Lowther!" cried Wordsworth in his eponymous sonnet, "in thy majestic pile are seen / Cathedral pomp and grace, in apt accord / With the baronial castle's sterner mien . . . " The Earl dispatches his business with great courtesy. His first letter (26 January 1823) concerns "raising the Chandelier" - perhaps the "gilt-brass Gothic chandelier of massive proportions" attributed to Smirke and offered at Sotheby's, 4 June 2008 - and gives his go-ahead for a Lodge: "I think the spot you have fix'd on for the Site of the Lodge very proper, & whenever it is convenient to you to send the Instructions for erecting the Building, preparations shall be made accordingly." His second (21 February 1823) makes light of "Bernasconi's Demand" - much of the plasterwork at Lowther was done by Francis/Francisco Bernasconi. The third (18 February 1839, black-edged: the Countess had died, 6 March 1838) reports on the effects of the hurricane of 6 January 1839 - the "Night of the Big Winds" in Ireland and, hardly less dramatically, in the north of England. Lowther Castle, by Lonsdale's account, stood up comparatively well. "You will have heard no Doubt," the Earl writes, "the great Devastation which the late Hurricane has committed at Lowther, & the immense Loss in Timber - within three miles of Lowther We have lost upwards of ten thousand Trees, about five Hundred of which were in the Terrace Garden, the South Front, & the Wood to the Eastward, call'd Jack Croft, the tallest & finest being the most exposed, became the greatest sufferers." Two battlement stones have fallen at the castle (one breaking "a large Quantity of Crockery"), some slates are off the Coach House, and "almost the whole of the Wall on each side of the Lodge, to the north, [is] laid Flatt"; glass in the Conservatory has broken, but "the great Window in the Tower, which seem'd most exposed to the Violence of the Tempest, has not suffer'd to the extent which might have been expected". Will Smirke kindly inspect the enclosed report (no longer present) from "Joh Gibson (whose gramatical education does not seem to have kept Place with his other acquirements)" and give the benefit of his advice? In Lonsdale's last letter (10 September 1841), written in a shaky hand, the older man commiserates with his architect: "I have been sincerely griev'd for the severe suffering you have experienc'd from the severe operation you have undergone, and for the general effect which the Complaint has had on your Health. I hope you will now enjoy some Repose . . . I much regret not having seen You, but I have been a great Cripple from Rheumatism since early in November & am still suffering from its effects. Will you be be so good as to inform me to what amount I am your Debtor." The Earl died two and a half years later, aged 86. Smirke outlived him by 23 - dying at the age of 87.

      [Bookseller: James Fergusson Books & Manuscripts]
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        Pharmacopoea Belgica.

      Hagae-Comitis, Ex Typographia Regia, 1823 Edition princeps. Bound, original publishers boards, no title on binding, XII 228pp., 26x21cm., engraving of hygrometrum pharmaceuticum present, fine uncut copy of this scarce first edition thus (some minor foxing, some soiling in the margins). Latin text.Warranted with the signature of the referendaris - Jac. van Maanen - of the printing office to be the genuine Pharmacopée Belgica..

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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        Reginald Dalton. By the Author of.

      Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1823. - Three volumes bound in one. First edition. 8vo., cont. half leather, marble boards, gilt decoration on the spine, 346, 343, 337, (1)p.ad. With the half title in volume one only. Bookplate, o/w a fine copy in nice binding. Wolff notes that this is "a really readable novel, one of the best pictures of Oxford in the early nineteenth century. The best character is an old Scotsman named McDonald, who is a scoundrel, rich and a plotter and a heavy drinker, and canny, but quite delightful and entertaining. There is a lot of venom in Lockhart." Wolff 471--rebound, Sadleir 1446 with half titles in each volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        RURAL ARCHITECTURE, OR A SERIES OF DESIGNS FOR ORNAMENTAL COTTAGES.

      London. Rodwell and Martin 1823 - Quarto 11x9 inches, later half calf. Title, 8 pages of introduction, text to 20 designs with the 15th design in 2 parts, COMPLETE with 96 lithograph plates. Some scattered spotting, otherwise a presentable copy of this first edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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        THE SOCIAL DAY: A POEM, IN FOUR CANTOS

      LONDON MOYES 1823 - FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, 32 ENGRAVED PLATES, PROOFS ON INDIA PAPER. T.E.G. QUARTER MOROCCO, RAISED BANDS, TIGHT AND CLEAN. LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS, BOOKPLATE TO FRONT PASTEDOWN. SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Hawkridge Books]
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        The Vicar of Wakefield

      R. Ackermann, London 1823 - 8vo. 24.5 by 16 cm. 254 pp. 24 hand-colored plates by Rowlandson of forever evocative, lively depiction of rural life. Tooley 436. Full tan calf with dentelle turn-ins and other gilt ornamentation. Light rubbing of the joints and light wear besides. Shadow where book plate once was and small abrasion on rear pastedown. The lightest of occasional soiling to the pages, which are overall clean.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The WORKS Of THOMAS MOORE, Comprehending All His Melodies, Ballads, Etc. Never Before Published Without the Accompanying Music. [Vols I - IX] The EPICUREAN, A Tale. [Vol X]

      Paris:: Published by A. and W. Galignani,. 1823 - 1824 / 1827.. 12mo. 6-7/8" x 4". 1st Paris edition in English of EPICUREAN (NCBEL III, 266). 10 volumes.. Period green half sheep bindings, with marbled paper boards. Gilt stamped to spines: "Moore's Works / Vol I [- X]". Marbled eps & edges.. General wear, primarily to extremities & edges. Book label of E. B.. Martindale. Vol. VIII lacks Gads Hill Sale label. Some foxing. A. Very Good set.. Charles Dickens' copy with his bookplate & Gads Hill sale label in each volume (cf. Sotheran Gads Hill Sale Catalogue, p. 82 [as reprinted in the 1935 Piccadilly Fountain Press edition]). NB. When sold in 1870, the set included a 2v LIFE OF SHERIDAN, not present here. . Frontispiece portrait of Moore in Volume I.

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        Elevation et Section de la Nouvelle Porte, dite Burg-Thor de Vienne.

      Wien [ca. 1823].. qu.-4°. 5 Kupfertaf. Pbd. d. Zt. Mit Goldfil. goldgeprägr. Einbandtit. 'Propylaea Vindobonensia'. Rückenkanten berieb.. vgl. Gugitz III, 13343; Wurzbach XX, 376f. - Die Taf. zeigen Ansichten, Grund- & Aufrisse d. Äußeren Burgtors. "5 Radierungen anonym ... selten!" (Slg. Eckl IV, 880).

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        Rouge et Noir the Academiscians of 1823 or the Greeks of the Palais Royal and the Clubs of St. James

      Lawler & Quick, London 1823 - 8vo. 1823. (4)viii(9) - 310 (439)- 456. with addenda. Hand-coloured frontis, damaged with loss to margin and edge of plate.T.p. probably a cancel. Wanting 311-438 as usual. 'probably suppressed' as in all copies reliably cited. Unopened after p129. Ex library with a few small ink stamps. Light sporadic foxing and light browning to pages. Good in original quarter black and marbled paper boards. Paper label to spine damaged with loss to edges. Gilt class mark.Worn and rubbed. Fair. Only 2 copies in COPAC. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tombland Bookshop]
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        Reise durch das Erzstift Salzburg zum Unterricht und Vergnügen. Salzburg, Selbstverlag des Vergfassers 1796. Kl. 8°. 1 Bl. 70 S. mit 1 (mehrf. gef.) Stundenzeiger u. 1 (mehrf. gef.) Kupferstichkarte, Kart um 1860.

      . . NDB IX, 722 - Wurzbach IX, 399.- Erste Ausgabe, mit der Karte sehr selten.- Enthält die "Strassenkarte des Erzstifts Salzburg" von Leopold Faber (Schaup 3.11).- Tls. etw. braunfleckig.- Aus der Bibliothek von Erzherzog Leopold von Österreich (1823-1898).-

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        THE PIONEERS, OR THE SOURCES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA; A DESCRIPTIVE TALE.

      New York: Published by Charles Wiley, E.B. Clayton Printer, 1823. - Two volumes. xii,275;329,[3]pp. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt red labels. Usual scattered foxing and occasional spotting, faint old tidemark in last third of second volume, short edge-tears in two leaves in volume one (no loss), still a good, crisp copy, with the half-titles and errata, in a very well-preserved contemporary binding. Half morocco slipcase. First edition of the author's third novel, issued within the same month as, but preceding, the more common London edition. The first volume is the first printing, as per BAL, and the setting of the terminal leaves of the second volume is BAL's state one. BAL 3829. SPILLER & BLACKBURN, p.28. WRIGHT I:671.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Importante lettera autografa firmata dat. ce Juin 1823 della scrittrice irlandese autrice di molti celebri romanzi, meglio conosciuta come Lady Morgan, il cui lavoro di maggior successo è The Wild Irish Girl (1806). La lettera è indirizzata ad Antoine - Jean Gros, grande pittore neoclassico noto tra l'altro per aver dipinto le battaglie che videro protagonista Napoleone Bonaparte. La lettera presenta al Gros il libro che la scrittrice ha appena terminato sulla vita di Salvator Rosa. Je mets au pied du plus grand Peintre de la France actuelle les Memoires du plus grand Peintre Napolitain de son siècle?Tous mon cher Baron, comme un ouvrege ecrite avec du zele quoique avec tres peur de bien digne de son sujet, bien digne aussi du lecteur illustre qui je cherche?. Firmato Sidney Morgan. Una pagina in - 8. Il libro The life and times of Salvator Rosa, pubblicato da Henry Colburn, fu pubblicato a Londra nel 1823.

      

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Lim Antiqua s.a.s.]
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        Popular Lectures on the Bible and Liturgy

      London - Charles Knight, 1823. London - Charles Knight, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A very scarce collection of lectures on the Bible, covering both the Old and the New Testament. Coveringtopics such as history, prophecy and retrospective views on the teachings of the Bible. Edward Hawke Locker (1777-1849) was an English watercolourist (producing works now in the V&A and British Museum) and administrator of the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich. The lectures in this book were delivered on board HMS CullodenwhilstLocker served in the Navy. Condition: In a half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally sound, with some rubbing to the boards and some wear to theextremities (particularly the head of the spine). Wear to joints. Internally, firmly bound. Front endpapers missing. Pages are age-toned with some scattered spotting throughout. Loss to pages 127-128, not affecting the text. Overall: GOOD..

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        Trier's Alterthümer und Umgebungen in 22 pittoresken Ansichten." 20 (von 22)

      Lithographien von Johann Susenbeth nach Ch. Hawich 1823. Lithographien von Johann Susenbeth nach Ch. Hawich 1823. 45x28 cm. Blattgröße. Zusammen - Winkler 307, 2, 4-22 - Frühe Ansichtenfolge lose im blauen Original-Papierumschlag mit vorn dem aufgedruckten Titel und hinten aufgedruckter Blattfolge. Die Ansichten zeigen: eine große Gesamtansicht (34 x 51 cm Blattgröße), Porta Nigra, Paulinkirche, Igeler Säule, Dom, Liebfrauenkirche, Amphitheater, Pallien und Brücke bei Pallien, Wasserfall bei Pallien, Olewig, Römischer Flügel der Konstantinsbasilika (Palast), Moselbrücke, Kaiserthermen. Ohne den bei Müller in Karlsruhe gedruckten Plan, der nicht allen Exemplaren beigegebenen wurde und die Ansicht der Portra Nigra gegen Norden. Die hübschen Ansichten mit dekorativer Staffage auf sauberen und breitrandigen Blättern.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        FARMACOPEA EN CASTELLANO, ó Collecion de las Fórmulas mas usuales y acreditadas de la Matritense y Española; con un breve Catalogo de algunas composiciones magistrales del Memorial Farmaceutico de Cadet de Gassicourt y otros.

      Madrid, por D. Cosme Martinez, 1823. - in-4. VIII. 403pp. Plein veau raciné, dos lisse orné (reliure espagnole de l'époque). Edition Originale, rare et importante, de la première pharmacopée imprimée en espagnol. Jolie vignette en taille-douce sur le titre. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Vollständige und gründliche Anweisung, alle Sorten Backwerk zu verfertigen; ein sehr nützliches Handbuch für alle Haushaltungen.

      Gotha, Gläser, 1823.. Neue wohlfeilere Ausgabe. 8°. IV, 200 S. XI S. Register, 1 S. Mod. Lwd. Papierbedingt gebräunt. Fleck auf Titelseite. Widmung auf Vorsatz StT. Seiten sind unbeschnitten. Deutsch;. Weiss 985. Erstausgabe erschien 1819. Verzeichnet 329 Konditorei- und Backrezepte die durch ein umfangreiches Register erschlossen sind. Man findet viele regionale Spezialitäten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat "Kochkunst Bibliothek"]
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        Die Insel Felsenburg. Mit einem Plan der Insel.

      Nürnberg Heinrich Haubenstricker 1823. Pappband der Zeit. Auf dem Titelblatt: "Altes verjüngt. Der Jugend gewidmet." Es handelt sich um die sehr selteneerste Ausgabe. Sie ist via WorldCat (weltgrößte bibliografische Datenbank) in keiner Bibliothek nachweisbar. Der Band erschien als erster Teil der Reihe "Altes verjüngt", die Nacherzählungen von Karl Lappe enthielt. Zu Grunde liegt die umfangreiche Dichtung "Wunderliche Fata einiger See-Fahrer" von Johan G. Schnabel (1731 - 1743). Die gesellschaftskritische Pseudo-Robinsonade Schnabels war einer der populärsten Romane des 18. Jahrhunderts und wurde 1827 nochmals von Ludwig Tieck nacherzählt und in dessen Fassung sehr bekannt. Diese erste, von der Karte der fiktiven Insel abgesehen, noch nicht illustrierte Ausgabe der Lappe-Fassung ist sehr selten. Siehe auch: Goedeke III, 264, 56 (dem die Übertragung von Karl Lappe unbekannt blieb).; Jahr: 1823; Format: Kleinoktav; Anzahl der Seiten: 172; Auflage: Erstausgabe; Zustand: 3 (Ecken und Rücken stärker beschabt. Knickspur auf Deckel. Karte mit Einriss. Dieser säurefrei hinterlegt. Geringfügig stockfleckig. Innen altersgemäß von guter Erhaltung.) 172 S. Erstausgabe Auflage Anzahl der Bände: 1 Zustand:3 Format:Kleinoktav Ecken und Rücken stärker beschabt. Knickspur auf Deckel. Karte mit Einriss. Dieser säurefrei hinterlegt. Geringfügig stockfleckig. Innen altersgemäß von guter Erhaltung..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Immanuel]
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        VOYAGE DANS LE TYROL, et une partie de la Bavière, pendant l'année 1811. [2 volumes].

      1823 - Paris, Nepveu, 1823. Deux volumes in-8 (135 X 210) demi-basane fauve, dos lisse orné de filets et de rubans dorés, dentelle dorée en queue, pièces de titre et de tomaison chagrin grenat, tranches jaspées (P. van Praet). Tome I: frontispice couleurs, XXV pages de faux-titre, titre et préface, 5-460 pages, une planche couleurs et un tableau dépliant; Tome II: frontispice couleurs, 460 pages dont faux-titre et titre, 2 planches couleurs. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce récit d'un voyage dans les Alpes orientales. L'ouvrage est illustré par Pigal de CINQ BELLES PLANCHES DE COSTUMES lithographiées en couleurs par Langlumé (tyroliens et paysans) et d'une GRANDE PLANCHE DÉPLIANTE contenant deux tableaux des projections de divers lieux de la Bavière, du Tyrol et du pays de Salzbourg, l'un sur un parallèle passant par le 48e degré de latitude, le second sur le méridien du 29e degré de longitude. Pierre Toussaint Marcel de SERRES de Mesplès (1780-1862) est un géologue et un naturaliste français, originaire de Montpellier. Passionné d'histoire naturelle, il devient, en 1820, professeur de géologie à l'université de Montpellier. Il s'intéresse à la présence d'ossements dans les grottes du sud de la France. Il a soutenu l'un des premiers l'existence d'un système quaternaire et a contribué pour une large part à la découverte des riches cavernes à ossements humains du Midi de la France. EXEMPLAIRE en reliure d'époque signée "P. Van Praet", qui travaillait cours d'Orléans à Charleville-Mézières, sous la Restauration. (Perret, 4026, qui n?annonce que quatre planches, «Peu courant »). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sonnets, Original and Translated

      London - John Murray, 1823. London - John Murray, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The scarce first edition of this posthumously collection of sonnets in a smart, decorative full calf binding. With parallel Italian and English texts. With a frontispiece portrait of the author. With marbled endpapers and page edges. Little is known of the author, Charles Johnston, of Danson, Kent, and formerly of Trinity College, Cambridge. Condition: In a full contemporary calf binding. Externally, slightly rubbed. Internally, firmly bound, with light spotting, prominent to the first and last few pages. The frontis has been laid down on reinforced paper, likely when the book was originally bound. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        The British Essayists

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London 1823 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Hierarchie und ihre Bundesgenossen in Frankreich. Beiträge zur neuern Kirchengeschichte.

      Aarau, Heinrich Remigius Sauerländer, 1823.. 8°. 368 Seiten. Originales Halbleinen. Nur minimal berieben. Vorsatzblatt fehlt. Sehr selten !. Goedeke XV, 147

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        Isabella. A Novel

      three volumes, contemporary half-leather over marbled boards, decorated in gilt, ribbon markers, marbled edges, minor marks to titlepage volume I, scattered spotting, a handsome set. occasionally mistakenly ascribed to Alethea Lewis; first edition; 392, 348 and 366 pages; keywords: fiction - women authors; Garside, Raven and Schowerling 1823:47 - for Henry Colburn & Co 1823

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        La pie voleuse. Opera en trois actes d'apres le drame francais de MMes. Caiguier et d'Aubigny et l'Opera Italien La Gazza Ladra. Paroles guistees sur la musique de G. Rossini par M. Castil-Blaze. Represente pour la premiere fois a Lille, par les Comediens sous la direction de M. Branchu, le 15. Octobre 1822

      . Paris : Castil-Blaze, PN 7, [1823?]. - Partitur in 2 Bde. [1], 444 S. + 2 S. (Parties qui n'ont pas pu entrer dans la grande partition). Fol. Gestochen. HLdr. d. Zt. Deckel beschabt, Ecken bestossen, Innengelenke schwach. Bibliotheksexpl. mit Stempeln, vielen Eintragungen in Bleistift und Tintenvermerken. Teilw. mit hinzugefügtem italienischen Text mit Kugelschreiber. Mehrere Randabrisse, teilw. mit Papier uberklebt. Stellenw. leichte Faltspuren. // Full score in 2 vols. Fol. Engraved. Contemp. half-leather, boards dam, bumped at corners and shaved. Inner hinges weak. Ex-library copy with stamps and many performance annotations in pencil and pen. Partially with Italian text added with ball-point. Dam. to lower corners, some torn off, partially repaired. Some leaves sl. folded.. Vermutlich französische Erstausgabe der Partitur.

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        The Sporting Magazine, or Monthly Calendar, of the Transactions of The Turf, The Chase, and Every other Diversion, Interesting to the Man of Pleasure, Enterprise & Spirit. (12 Leather Bound Volumes)

      M. A. Pittman, Warwick Square., London - c.1823. In 12 Volumes (Books). Volumes included as follows; Vol. 1 2nd series & Vol. 2 2nd ser.; Vol. 13 New Series & Vol. 14 New Series; 15 & 16; 17 & 18; 18 & 19; 19 & 20; 20 & 21; 21 & 22; 22 & 23; 23 & 24; 24 & 25; 25 & 26. Half leather with marbled boards. Edges with light wear, spines a bit scratched and rubbed. Joints lightly rubbed. Gilt lettered and numbered green leather spine labels. Occasional foxing or light edge soil but volumes overall clean and tight. Engravings are very good, text also very good. Books clean, bindings tight and square. Lots of steel engravings of dogs, birds, horses, fish etc. A nice collection [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neues Kunst- und Gewerbeblatt. Hrsg. von dem polytechnischen Verein für das Königreich Baiern. Neunter Jahrgang oder des neuen Kunst- und Gewerbeblattes Erster Band - Zehnter Jahrgang oder des neuen Kunst- und Gewerbeblattes Zweiter Band - Eilfter Jahrgang oder des neuen Kunst- und Gewerbeblattes Dritter Band.

      München, Fleischmann, Berlin, Trautwein und Leipzig, Lauffer, 1823, 1824 und 1825.. 3 Bände. 324 S., XV (Sach-Register), 16 S. (Verzeichnis der Mitglieder des polytechnischen Verein's für Bayern), mit einigen Text-Lithographien; 343 S., XX, 19 S., mit 4 lithographischen Tafeln (davon eine gefaltet) und einigen Text-Lithographien; 368 S., XX, mit 11 lithographischen, oft gefalteten Tafeln. Gr. 8°, schmucklose Pappbände der Zeit mit Ganzrotschnitten.. Jeweils 52 Nummern. Die Einbände unbetitelt, teils wasserrandig, gebräunt, berieben und mit leichteren Aufplatzstellen, die Ecken gestaucht, innen gebräunt, etwas wellig, wasserrandig, teils etwas stockfleckig, vereinzelte Randläsuren, einige Tafeln mit löeichteren Randläsuren. - Enth. u.a. schöne Lithographien von J. C. Schnell's Bodensee-Schiff (Segler) und der Kerttenbrücke über die Tweed in England. Die ersten 3 Bände der Fortsetzungsreihe der ursprünglich "Anzeiger für Kunst- und Gewerbfleiß im Königreiche Baiern", ab 1818 dann "Kunst- und Gewerb-Blatt des polytechn. Vereins im König-Reiche Bayern" betitelten Zeitschrift die u.a. zeitweise von Johann Georg Zeller (1764-1822) in enger Zusammenarbeit mit Senefelders Lythographischer Kunstanstalt geleitet wurde. Mit umfassenden technischen und naturwissenschaftlichen Beiträgen! In den Anhängen Personenregister des Polytechnischen Vereins! Selten!

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        The Student's Instructor in Drawing and Working the Five Orders of Architecture

      London - J. Taylor, 1823. London - J. Taylor, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nicely illustrated Student's guide to architecture. Fifth edition. Fully Explaining the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings, Diminishing and Glueing of Columns and Capitals, for Finding the True Diameter of an Order to Any Given Height, for Striking the Ionic Volute, Circular or Elliptical. With forty-one beautifully engraved diagrammatic plates, one of which that is folding. Condition: Disbound, although with the original roan to the spine, and front board present. Chipping and splitting to the backstrip. Front board is rubbed and worn. Generally firmly bound to the textblock edge, although with the half title working loose. Some scattered foxing throughout. Overall: FAIR..

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        History of Spanish and Portugese Literature by Frederick Bouterwek. In two volumes

      London - Boosey and Sons, 1823. London - Boosey and Sons, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition translationof this fascinating work, a first of its kind,concerning the history of a subject of growing interest to the Britain of 1823. Translated from the original German by Thomasina Ross. Complete in two volumes. Friedrich Bouterwek (15 April 1766 9 August 1828), German philosopher and critic. After he had finished his law studies he was appointed to the Hanover Appellate Court, whilst, backed by Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim, he also gave his debut as an author under the pen name Ferdinand Adrianow in the Gttinger Musenalmanach published by Gottfried August Brger. As a philosopher, he is interesting for his criticism of the theory of the thing-in-itself. Following this train of thought, Bouterwek left the Kantian position through his opposition to its formalism. His chief critical work was the Geschichte der neuern Poesie und Beredsamkeit (Gttingen, 12 vols. , 1801-1819), of which the history of Spanish literature has been published separately in French, Spanish and English. Condition: In original publisher's paper covered boards with cloth spines, and paper spine labels. Externally sound although rubbed with marks, and wear to the spines. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright with a few odd browned pages, and scatteredfoxing throughout. Tidemarks to several pages of volume I. Overall: GOOD.

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        Extracts From the Spiritual Bee,

      Oxford - John Crosley, 1823. Oxford - John Crosley, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A reprint of this philosophical work, first published in 1667. Although the editor of this edition attributes the work to William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania, the author is now believed to be Nicholas Horsman (16541689), a Church of England clergyman from Devon. With a previous owner's copperplate inscription to title page; Benjamin Fisher. The 'Arguments' include The Gospel a Trumpet, Of Vows Made in Sickness and Adversity, Against Rash Judgement and Self-Knowledge a Cure For Our Pride. Condition: In a paper covered binding with protective slipcase. Externally, worn with marks to boards. Slipcase is generally smart with slight shelfwear. Internally, binding loosening in places with ten leaves detached but present. Institutional ink stamps to front free endpaper and to verso of title page with ink marks also. Generally bright and otherwise clean. Overall: GOOD ONLY with a VERY GOOD slipcase.

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        Traité de perspective linéaire, à l'usage des artistes, comprenant la perspective des ombres linéaires, et celle des réflexions produites par l'eau et les miroirs plans, précédé des notions de géométrie nécessaires pour l'intelligence des opérations.

      - Paris, Aimé André, 1823. In-4, (4)-IV-184 p. et (28) planches dépliantes, reliure demi-basane tabac, titre doré, dos orné (coiffes arasées, reliure frottée, rousseurs). Livre de prix (George Charles, 1860, Ecole des beaux-arts et des sciences industrielles de Toulouse, sceau sur le plat supérieur). * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Langue : Français

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        Lettres de Madame de Sevigne, de sa famille, et de ses amis

      Paris - Chez Dalibon, 1823. Paris - Chez Dalibon, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A selection of the correspondences of Madame de Sevigne, her family, and friends. In French. 'Edition ornee de vingt-cinq portraits dessines par deveria, augmentee de plusiers lettres inedites, des cent cinq lettres publiees en 1814, par Klostermann, des notes et notices de geouvelle, et des reflexions de l'abbe de vauxelles. 'Containing volumes 2, 6, 7 and 10. Illustrated withten engravedplates. 'Precedes d'une nouvelle notice biographique sur Madame de Sevigne, et accompagnees de notes geographiques, historiques, politiques, critiques et de mouers. 'Bookplate of Matilda Constance Ismay to front pastedown. Four volumes of twelve only. Condition: In half-calf bindings with paper-covered boards. Externally, sound, though with some rubbing and sunning. Wear to the heads and tails of the spines, and some slight loss to one backstrip. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, though foxed throughout. Overall: GOOD..

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        Reginald Dalton

      Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and T. Cadell, 1823. Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and T. Cadell, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this novel set in Oxford by John Gibson Lockhart. Complete in three volumes. John Gibson Lockhart (12 July 1794 25 November 1854) was a Scottish writer and editor. He is best known as the author of the definitive biography of Sir Walter Scott. This biography has been called the second most admirable in the English language, after Boswell's Life of Johnson. With a brief advertisement to rear, listing books lately published by Lockhart. Condition: In half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound with wear and rubbing. Lacking leather spine labels. Hand-written ink titles to spines. Internally, generally firmly bound, bright with occasional spots and marks. No half titles present. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Literary Examiner:

      London - Printed for H. L. Hunt, 1823. London - Printed for H. L. Hunt, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Anscarce first edition of The Literary Examiner by Leigh Hunt. Bound in the original publisher's boards. First Edition. Scarce. This is a collection of the 26 issues of The Literary Examiner. It was set up chiefly as a vehicle for Hunt's The Indicator. James Henry Leigh Hunt, 1784 1859, was an English critic, essayist, poet and writer. He was educated at Christ's Hospital from 1791 to 1799. A speech impediment, later cured, prevented his going to university. His poems were published in 1801 under the title of Juvenilia, and introduced him into literary and theatrical society. He began to write for the newspapers, and published in 1807 a volume of theatre criticism, and a series of Classic Tales with critical essays on the authors. In 1808 he left the War Office, where he had been working as a clerk, to become editor of the Examiner. Hunt later was imprisoned for an attack on the Prince Regent in the Examiner. In 1816 he made a mark in English literature with the publication of Story of Rimini. He had a life of financial difficulty, but literary fame. Condition: The binding is firm. The boards are detached. There is wear to the extremities, including bumping and rubbing. There is significant loss to the spine, as shown above. Internally the pages are bright with the occasional spot. With a handwritten nameplate on the front pastedown. With institutional labels from Bristol University on the front pastedown andfree-endpaper, with an institutional blindstamp on the title page, and an ink stamp on the rear free-endpaper. Overall the condition is good only, due to detached boards, with a very good interior..

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        Les tablettes du Juif Errant, ou ses récriminations contre le passé, sans préjudice du présent, écrites par lui-même.

      Paris, Beraud 1823 - In-12. Collation : (4), 139 pp. Demi-veau rouge, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition du premier livre d’Edgard Quinet (1803-1875). Ce petit ouvrage qui ne connut qu’un succès d’estime, est aujourd’hui de la plus grande rareté : seule la BNF en conserve un exemplaire d’après le CCFr. Un «conte voltairien qui exprime la crise de scepticisme que le jeune Quinet traverse à cette époque. Dernier exemple d’une chronique à la manière du XVIIIe siècle». (Edgard Knecht, Le mythe du Juif errant. Esquisse de bibliographie raisonnée p. 111.) ENVOI DE L’AUTEUR au verso du faux-titre: «à Mr Bayard, hommage d’une vive amitié.» «A l’heure de mettre le manuscrit sous presse, le principal confident de l’auteur avait été un jeune vaudevilliste nommé Bayard, celui-là même qui, devenu plus tard le collaborateur de Scribe, a peuplé comme lui tous les théâtres et laissé un nom dans les lettres dramatiques. Bayard, né à Charolles comme Quinet, mais plus âgé que lui de six ou sept ans, ne l’avait pas connu dans sa ville natale ; quand ils se rencontrèrent à Paris, ils se lièrent d’une étroite amitié. C’était le moment où Bayard débutait au théâtre ; il était bon, aimable, sans façon, et l’un de ses plus grands plaisirs était de conduire son grave condisciple aux premières représentations de ses pièces. Il lut les Tablettes du Juif-Errant et en fut charmé. Qui se serait figuré le futur poète d’Ahasvérus, de Napoléon, de Prométhée, introduit dans le monde des lettres par le futur auteur du Gamin de Paris et de la Marquise de Prétintaille ? Les premiers admirateurs ne causent pas moins de surprise que le premier confident. Je trouve, il est vrai, sur la liste le nom de Benjamin Constant, celui des filles de la maréchale Ney, mais un des lecteurs qui ont pris feu le plus vite est le vieux conventionnel Dulaure.» (Saint-René Taillandier, in Revue des Deux Mondes, 1877). Reliure restaurée. Bel exemplaire. // You can browse all my books on latude.net [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Hortus Cantabrigiensis; or An Accented Catalogue of Indigenous and Exotic Plants Cultivated in the Cambridge Botanic Garden

      London - C. and J. Rivington et al., 1823. London - C. and J. Rivington et al., 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A work of phylogeny cataloguing each plant found in the Cambridge Botanic Garden. Each entry is arranged by order, then the plants given by binomial nomenclature (genus-species), with brief physiological details. Condition: Rebound in cloth with paper boards. Externally smart, with some rubbing to the original spine label only. Internally firmly bound. Ink signature to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, with some scattered spotting, mainly to first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Essai sur l'histoire chimique des calculs et sur le traitement medical des affections calculeuses. Traduit de l'anglais, sur la seconde edition, revue et augmentee. Par J. Riffault.

      Paris, Leblanc, 1823.. 10 (4 kol.) lith. Taf., (2 Bl.), XVI, 184 S., (10 Bl.). Hldr. d. Zt. mit RVerg. (etwas bestoßen, Rücken oben mit kl. Fehlstelle).. Erste französ. Ausgabe. - SGC I: VIII, 594; Benjamin Coll. 430; Sprengel 5561b; Hirsch/H. IV, 70. - Alexander Marcet aus Genf (1770-1822) ging wegen der politischen Unruhen nach England, promovierte 1797 in Edinburgh und ließ sich als Arzt in London nieder, wo er auch Prof. der Chemie am Guy's Hospital wurde. Nach Napoleons Sturz kehrte er nach Genf zurück. Er fand das Xanthin (Garrison 552; Ferchl 337) und gab 1822-23 eine frühe Beschreibung der Alkaptonurie (Garrison/Morton 3912; Schmidt, Medical discoveries 13). - Jean-Rene-Denis Riffault des Hetres (1752-1826) war Generalverwalter der Salpeter- und Pulverfabrikation in Paris (Ferchl 445). - Etwas braunfleckig. Stempel auf Titel.

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        The History of Prince Lee Boo, son of Abba Thulle, King of the Pelew Islands; brought to England by Captain Wilson, Commander of the Antelope, East India Packet, which was wrecked off these islands, on her passage, from China, on the 9th, of August, 1783: with an account of Lee Boo's death : and he was buried in Rotherhithe Church-Yard, where a tomb is erected in his memory.

      Thomas Hughes,, London: 1823 - "The book tells the story of Captain Henry Wilson?s shipwreck on Palau and his subsequent encounter with the Palauan people, one of whom, a young prince named Lee Boo, later came to England with Wilson. Prince Lee Boo was one of the first Pacific Islanders to visit Great Britain, and his life and untimely death, only five months after his arrival in London, captured the imagination of the British, and wider European and American, audiences. This work was so popular that between 1789 and 1850, more than 20 English and a dozen foreign-language editions were published in different countries." (World Digital Library). It was first published by E. Newbery in 1794. 12mo, 108 pp, with three hand colored copper engraved plates with tissue guards, the frontispiece dated September 1823. Original gray printed wrappers with publishers advertisements on the back wrapper. Bound into 18th century full decorated calf, gilt decorated spine with 5 raised bands, gilt dentelles. Bottom of spine chipped, spine head and lower corners a trifle rubbed o/w an extremely good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The History of Prince Lee Boo, son of Abba Thulle, King of the Pelew Islands; brought to England by Captain Wilson, Commander of the Antelope, East India Packet, which was wrecked off these islands, on her passage, from China, on the 9th, of August, 1783: with an account of Lee Boo's death : and he was buried in Rotherhithe Church-Yard, where a tomb is erected in his memory

      London: Thomas Hughes, 1823.. London:: Thomas Hughes,. 1823.. First edition thus. "The book tells the story of Captain Henry Wilson’s shipwreck on Palau and his subsequent encounter with the Palauan people, one of whom, a young prince named Lee Boo, later came to England with Wilson. Prince Lee Boo was one of the first Pacific Islanders to visit Great Britain, and his life and untimely death, only five months after his arrival in London, captured the imagination of the British, and wider European and American, audiences. This work was so popular that between 1789 and 1850, more than 20 English and a dozen foreign-language editions were published in different countries." (World Digital Library). It was first published by E. Newbery in 1794. & & 12mo, 108 pp, with three hand colored copper engraved plates with tissue guards, the frontispiece dated September 1823. Original gray printed wrappers with publishers advertisements on the back wrapper. Bound into 18th century full decorated calf, gilt decorated spine with 5 raised bands, gilt dentelles. Bottom of spine chipped, spine head and lower corners a trifle rubbed o/w an extremely good copy.

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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain

      Harding, Mavor and Lepard, London - 1823. Large 4to, 12 volumes in six, complete. Illustrated with 240 engraved portraits which accompany biographical and historic memoirs. Half green morocco over green cloth. Spines with five raised bands and heavily gilt in compartments. Very minor foxing to flyleaves and the peripheries of some plates, not affecting images; a fine, clean set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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