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        The Art of Valuing Rents and Tillages; wherein is explained the Manner of Valuing the Tenant's Right on entering and quitting Farms, in Yorkshire and the adjoining Counties. The Whole is adapted for the Use of Landlords, Land Agents, Appraisers, Farmers, and Tenants

      Engraved frontis. (partially handcolored). 3 p.l., 187, [1] pp. 8vo, orig. grey paper-backed blue boards (corners a little rounded, minor foxing), orig. printed paper label on spine, uncut. London: Longman et al., 1823. First edition and scarce. This the first of two popular works on land valuation by Bayldon, a professional land agent and appraiser; the present text reached a sixth edition by 1844. The engraved frontispiece depicts an idealized plan of a farm of 242 acres which cultivated wheat, clover, and grass. We learn from page 2: "When it is considered that works have been written on almost every subject connected with Agriculture...it appears rather singular that the various customs of valuing Rents and Tillages have scarcely been noticed in any of them. It is humbly presumed that this is the first work published expressly upon valuing Rents and Tillages." A very good copy. Signature of "Jenkin Jones Glyn Castle 1820" on free front endpaper. ❧ Fussell, III, p. 136. .

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        Picturesque Views of the City of Paris and its Environs;

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown and Suttaby, Evance, and Fox,, 1823. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown and Suttaby, Evance, and Fox,, 1823. consisting of Views on the Seine, Public Buildings, Characteristic Scenery, Etc. 2 volumes folio (361 × 259 mm) Contemporary brown russia, wide flat bands, title, author, and volume number in the second, third and fourth compartments respectively, first, fifth and sixth ornately gilt, attractive triple fillet panel with scalloped corners and foliate corner-pieces to the boards, triple fillet edge-roll, all edges gilt, wide turn-ins with three concentric panels of multiple fillets, brown surface-paper endpapers. Half-titles bound in, 57 plates on 51 sheets, all of them present in two states - proof, and etched, both on India paper - and 3 in three states including engraved before letters, together with the supplementary suite of seven engraved plates with letterpress leaf of descriptive text. Just a little rubbed, corners bumped, some foxing as usual, but overall very good indeed. First edition, first issue dated 1823 on both title pages. The plates are engraved after a series of views of Paris painted by Nash, who was regarded by Turner "as the finest architectural artist of the day" (ODNB). The text is provided by John Scott, whose Visit to Paris, and Paris Revisited were much admired by Scott, Beckford made four-pages of notes on his copies, Reginald Heber considering him an excellent "French tourist". This the Beckford-Rosebery copy, with clipped auction description from part III of the Hamilton Palace Sale mounted verso of the front free endpaper of volume I, Rosebery bookplates to both front pastedowns.

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        The Civil and Political History of the State of Tennessee, from Its Earliest Settlement up to the Year 1796; Including the Boundaries of the State.

      Printed for the author by Heiskell & Brown, Knoxville, TN 1823 - 8vo. (4), 504 pp. Lacks separate copyright slip and half-title. Black morocco, gilt, the boards framed with four thin rules, spine gilt with rules and title between raised bands, gilt inner dentelles, gilt patterned silk endpapers, all edges gilt. First edition. With the bookplate of noted Georgia historian Charles C. Jones, Jr., on the front pastedown. Howes H-358. Sabin 31084. Streeter sale 1658. Field 671. McMurtrie Tennessee Imprints 205. Allen Tennessee Rarities 25. Horn Twenty Tennessee Books 5: "[Haywood] was writing only a few years after the actual occurrence of the events discussed and still had the advantages to be derived from personal contacts with actual participants, a fact which gives this book its well deserved reputation as a storehouse of information about Tennessee's earliest days and the men who laid the state's foundation stones." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nachgelassene Gedichte. Ein Vermächtniß für Erhards Freunde und Verehrer nebst dessen Bildnisse und biographischer Skizze herausgegeben von Christian Gottlob Eduard Friederici

      Gera, Heinsius 1823. 18 cm. (4), 4, 256 Seiten mit gestochenem Frontispiz-Porträt von A. Brückner nach Messerschmidt. Roter Chagrin-Lederband der Zeit mit Deckel- und Rückenvergoldung, goldgeprägten Fileten, Steh- und Innenkanten, dreiseitigem Goldschnitt und Lesebändchen, Vorsätze mit grüner Seide bezogen - ADB VI, 197 - Goed. VII, 295, 69, 7 - Wolfstieg 40005 - Erstausgabe, dem oldenburgischen Erbgroßherzog Paul Friedrich August gewidmet. Erhard (1759 - 1813), seit 1809 Oberhofgerichtsrat in Leipzig, war Mitglied der Freumaurerloge "Minerva". Exemplar aus der Großherzoglich Oldenburgischen Privatbibliothek, auf Titelrückseite Stempel "A", bekrönt (Großherzog Paul Friedrich August) -

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        Antiquités anglo-normandes, traduites de l'anglais par A.L. Lechaudé d'Anisy.

      A Caen, chez Mancel 1823 - Grand in-4 (30 X 23), orné d'un frontispice, d'un tableau de généalogie des comtes d'Eu, et de 42 planches lithographiées sur Chine (Imprimerie de F. Poisson à Caen). Demi-basane fauve mouchetée, dos à 4 faux nerfs décoré, pièce de titre noire, auteur et titre dorés. Exemplaire à grandes marges sur papier de différentes couleurs, avec de très rares rousseurs. XXX, 404 pp. S’y trouve joint: Réponse du traducteur des Antiquités Anglo-normandes de Ducarel au Post-Scriptum par M. l'Abbé de La Rue (Caen, 1827, 16 pp.). M. Léchaudé d’ Anisy a ajouté à sa traduction des notes et des éclaircissements qui lui donnent une valeur réelle; il l'a enrichie des 2 dissertations suivantes : sur la Tapisserie de Bayeux: "Description de la tapisserie conservée à la cathédrale de Bayeux", par Smart Le Thieullier, écuyer, etc.; publié d'après le manuscrit original de la bibliothèque de Th. Tyndal, traduite et augmentée de notes, par Lechaudé d'Anisy; Caen, Mancel, 1824 avec 8 planches (p. 325 à 404).- Et " Origine de la Tapisserie de Bayeux prouvée par elle-même", par H.F. Delauney; Caen, Mancel,1824, 92 pages. Frère. Bel exemplaire, propre et très bien conservé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain

      London: Harding, Mavor and Lepard, 1823. Twelve volumes complete, bound from the parts which were separately paginated, half morocco and cloth over boards, raised bands, spines in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, volume number and dates to fourth, remaining panels with gilt volute frames, a.e.g. Spines slightly dulled, some rubbing to extremities, couple of small bumps to edges, lower cover of volume six stained. Internally occasional light foxing, mainly to engravings, occasionally heavier, but generally quite clean, gift inscription in pen to head of one of the text leaves, Bolingbroke (who should be in volume ten) is in volume eleven. Each volume with twenty engraved plates, for a total of two hundred and forty as called for, each plate is accompanied by a brief biographical essay of varying lengths. Reprint. Half-Morocco and Cloth. Good. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        Tratado de esgrima a pie y a caballo en que se enseña por principios el manejo del florete o el juego de la espada que se usa en el día, adornado con 16 láminas gravadas en cobre

      Narcisa Dorca, Barcelona 1823 - medio pergamino moderno con tejuelo bien conservado 16 grabados, moteados. rubricado por el autor. 72 págs.

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        Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain

      Harding, Mavor and Lepard, London 1823 - Twelve volumes complete, bound from the parts which were separately paginated, half morocco and cloth over boards, raised bands, spines in six panels, title in gilt to second panel, volume number and dates to fourth, remaining panels with gilt volute frames, a.e.g. Spines slightly dulled, some rubbing to extremities, couple of small bumps to edges, lower cover of volume six stained. Internally occasional light foxing, mainly to engravings, occasionally heavier, but generally quite clean, gift inscription in pen to head of one of the text leaves, Bolingbroke (who should be in volume ten) is in volume eleven. Each volume with twenty engraved plates, for a total of two hundred and forty as called for, each plate is accompanied by a brief biographical essay of varying lengths [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ACCOUNT OF AN EXPEDITION FROM PITTSBURGH TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1819 AND 1820...UNDER THE COMMAND OF MAJOR STEPHEN H. LONG

      London, 1823. 3 volumes: (7),344; (7)356; (7)347pp. Illus., map, chart and 8 plates of which 3 are colored. Full calf with gold stamped red and black labels on spines. (volume two has some library markings on back of plates, etc.,else an attractive set) Sabin 35683. Wagner-Camp-Becker 25:2, (long note). Howes J41: "Notable government expedition, commanded by Major Stephen H. Long, supplementing earlier discoveries of Pike and Lewis and Clark, and pronouncing the plains region as nothing but a desert, incapable of cultivation!..." Graff 2188. Field 772. Rader 2046. Sabin 35682. Streeter Sale 1784: "This is perhaps the first published account of a journey up the Platte and then across the watershed to the Arkansas... It is also, I think, the first account of a trip down the Canadian River... This is perhaps the first account of a journey down the Arkansas from above Fort Smith...-TWS".. Pilling 1959. Peel 80. TPL Cat. 1612

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        THE BEAUTIES OF CAMBRIA

      Published by J. Johnson, 1823. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. The Beauties of Cambria Consisting of Sixty Views in North and South Wales; Each View Accompanied by a Page of Letter Press. Oblong format. 8 x 9.5". Full tooled maroon leather binding. Gilt titles and decorations to spine. Elaborate gilt decorations to covers. Book: all plates present. Prelims creased. Four pages with significant brown foxing to top corners not affecting plates or text. Four further pages with light foxing to top corners not affecting plates or text. Cover corners and edges rubbed. [S]

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        TESTIMONIO DE LOS AUTOS SOBRE EL APRESAMIENTO DE LA CORBETA ANGLO-AMERICANA BUDGET SU CAPN. MR. JUAN MEANY, POR EL CORSARIO ESPANOL NOMBRADO CORA (A) BUENOS AMIGOS DEL CARGO DE SU CAPN. DR. JUAN ESIFA

      [Puerto Rico. 1823].. [129]pp. manuscript in Spanish on official stationery. Gathered sheets, 8 1/2 x 13 inches, string-tied. Some edge wear, especially to exterior sheets, but no loss of text. Very good. In a cloth chemise and slipcase. Manuscript of a legal case in Puerto Rico involving the American commercial vessel, Budget, captured in late 1822 by the Spanish privateer, Cora. It would appear that the Budget was engaged in smuggling arms to rebels in South America. At this point Bolivar's campaigns of 1820-21 had destroyed Spanish power in neighboring Venezuela and Colombia, and Spanish authority was rapidly crumbling in the rest of its continental possessions. Only the Greater Antilles remained firmly under Spanish control. Testimony is given by John Meany, captain of the Budget, and by members of his crew; and by Juan Esifa, in command of the Cora. Written in the margins throughout are contemporary notes in English explaining the contents and the proceedings of the trial. Handwritten on printed Spanish forms, this document also provides a detailed inventory of the cargo that the Budget was transporting from London to Guyana, including cannons, cannonballs, gun powder, rope, and boxes of rifles. Various letters, bills of lading, and other items of evidence are transcribed, including letters from several London merchants in support of Captain Meany, and evidence supporting the Spanish view that the ship's cargo was contraband. A fascinating and detailed account of a legal procedure involving contraband seized at sea, and as such primary evidence of the law of the sea as it was developing in the post-Napoleonic war era. Also of great interest in documenting the final collapse of Spanish authority in the New World.

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        M. Tullii Ciceronis Opera quae supersunt omnia ac deperditorum fragmenta. Recognovit potiorem lectionis diversitatem adnotavit indices rerum ac verborum copiosissimos adiecit Christianus Godofr. Schütz.,

      Lipsiae, Apud Gerhardum Fleischerum Iun. / Leipzig, Gerhard Fleischer Jun. 1814 - 1823 - je Band 250 - 400 S. Christian Gottfried Schütz (* 19. Mai 1747 in Dederstedt; † 7. Mai 1832 in Halle (Saale). Schütz publizierte über Themen aus Philosophie, Psychologie, Rhetorik, Philologie, Erziehung und Universitätsangelegenheiten. Er veröffentlichte Sammlungen von Schriften von Aischylos, Cicero, und Aristophanes. Siehe auch ADB Band 33, S. 111–115. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 499 Halblederbände der Zeit, alle berieben z.T. mit fehlendem Rücken (8-1, 14-1) beschädigten, bzw. seitl. aufgeplatzten Rücken. Innen jedoch alle weitgehend frisch. *** Bis auf 3 Bände vollständige Ausgabe der Ersten Auflage, der von Schütz herausgegebenen Werke Ciceros. **** SO SELTEN. 23 Teilbände [von 26] enthaltend die Bände: 1, 3, 4, 5-1/2, 6, 7, 8-1/2/3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16-1/2/3, 18-2, 19-1/2, 20. [Es fehlen die Bände 2, 14, 18-1]

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        PRISON LABOUR, &C. Correspondence and Communications Addressed to His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State for the Home Department, Concerning The Introduction of Tread-Mills into Prisons, With Other Matters Connected With the Subject of Prison Discipline

      William Nicol ... 1823. . 1st Ed. [viii] + 228pp. Some very light browning, sm. faint institutional ink stamp to t.p., handsomely rebound in double blind rule edged half calf with marbled boards, gilt and blind rule edged raised bands with gilt lettered title label to spine. Sir John Coxe Hippisley, first baronet (1745/6–1825), politician. ODNB ‘... In his final years he turned to the question of prison discipline, and publicly advocated the handcrank instead of the treadmill in a pamphlet of 1823 ...’ US$877

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        Souvenirs de la Sicile.

      Imprimerie Royale 1823 - Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1823. In 8 de XX-334pp.-2 ff. n. ch., reliure en plein veau brun marbré de l'époque, dos lisse orné de frises et de fleurons dorés, pièce de tomaison noire, titre doré, bel exemplaire. Ouvrage intéressant sur la Sicile par cet archéologue et peintre, Directeur du Musée royal, qui permit au Louvre d'acquérir la Vénus de Milo, achetée par son beau-fils le Comte de Marcellus. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        America

      Philadelphia: Tanner, H.S., 1823. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 18.25" x 21". Rare map of North and South America from the 1823 edition of Tanner's "New American Atlas" (first edition published 1819). Includes South Seas islands and Hawaii, and part of Europe and Africa (all uncolored). Full original margins, some staining to top margin, some chips to bottom edge and corners. Repair to centerfold near margin. Image intact.

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        The Works

      London: F. C. and J. Rivington et al.,, 1823. A new edition in twelve volumes. With an essay on his life and genius, by Arthur Murphy. 12 volumes, octavo (211 × 127 mm). Contemporary diced tan calf, double brown morocco labels, compartments with floral lozenge centre tools and cornerpieces, twin rule to boards gilt and roll in blind, marbled endpapers and edges. With portrait frontispiece to volume 1. Some mild browning to leaves, spines and boards a little rubbed and marked, a very good set. New edition. A handsomely bound set of Johnson's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Boxiana; or Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism

      London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. & Published by George Virtue, 1823, 1824, 1829, 1828, 1829. (BOXING) Mixed set. 5 vols., 8vo. Illustrated throughout with numerous portraits of ring celebrities by George Cruikshank and others. viii, 580; viii, 640; xiv, 676; viii, 794 pp. Bound in later evergreen three quarters morocco, a.e.g. Spines faded uniformly to brown. Stamp of N.L. Tilney and bookplate of Alfred Henry Lewis. Hartley, History of Boxing Books, 587; Magriel no. 18; Cohn 260; Douglas 12; J. Ford, Prizefighting. The Age of Regency Boximania, 173-175. J. Ford (ed.) . A classic work of boxing and the numerous Regency practitioners of the sport, some of whom became national heroes. In very nice condition, with a fine provenance of famous American author and journalist Alfred Henry Lewis and a well known stock broker and sportsman N.L. Tilney. Vol. I: from the Days of the Renowned Broughton and Slack, to the Championship of Crib Vol. II: from the Championship of Crib to the Present TIme Vol. III: from the Championship of Cribb, to Spring's Challeneg to All England Vol. IV: New Series of Boxiana: being the Only Original and Complete Lives of the Boxers Vol. V: New Series of Boxiana: being the Only Original and Complete Lives of the Boxers, Second Volume

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        Hien Wun Shoo. Chinese Moral Maxims, With a Free and Verbal Translation; Affording Examples of the Grammatical Structure of the Language

      Macao.: John Murray. Printed at the Honorable Company's Press by P. Thoms.. 1823.. viii + 199pp, chop front free endpaper, light very occasional browning, original cloth marked and lifting in a few places, xx cm hole in cloth upper joint. A very good copy. Lowendahl 836. Lust 725. Cordier 1429. The maxims are given in English, Chinese characters and romanised Chinese. .

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        Conservations-bladet I-IV.

      Stockholm 1823-24. Ecksteinska tryckeriet Första - tredje samlingen. Fjerde samlingen Marquardska Boktryckeriet. 24 + 24 nummer på vardera 8 sidor. Två senare halvskinnband i kalv, ryggar med röda titeletiketter och gulddekor (stil ca 1850). Nötta ryggar små skador vid ryggarnas fot. Inlagan med sporadiska brunfläckar. Exlibris Gustaf Berndtsson. Text från antikvariatskatalog fäst i inre kant på främre försättsblad. Med goda marginaler varför det på flera blad finns råkaner kvar. 18,5 x 10,5 cm.. Skämttidning som utgavs av J. G. Björnståhl och J. O. Imnelius i anmälan sig sig utgivarna ha fått idén från "Sällskapet för utgifwande av Skandinaviens Pecoralia" och tidningen ville "conservera" producterna: "Då själen likasom glömmer sig sjelf och lycklig och lugn hwilar ut sig i armarna af en oskuldsfull dumhet."

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        The Anatomy of the Horse.

      London, J. Purser, "1766" [but: 1823/24]. - Oblong folio (443 x 550 mm). 24 engraved plates on wove paper with watermarks dated 1823. Contemporary cloth with morocco lettering-piece on upper cover. First edition. - The landmark work in the study of equine anatomy. Stubbs executed the drawings over the course of eighteen months, keeping each carcass in his studio for as long as six or seven weeks. Unable to find an engraver, he taught himself to etch in order to complete the work. - New endpapers, bookplate of Margaret Helen Cottell, title and last leaf repaired with tape, some spotting and browning. Binding rebacked with buckram. Somewhat worn. Nissen ZBI 4027. Cf. Mellon 57. Boyd 121. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Account of the Second Defence of the Fortress of Badajoz, by the French, in 1812. Chatham: Printed and Sold by Townson and Burrill, 1824. [4], 46pp., one folding engraved plan of Badajoz, one engraved map of southern Spain and two large lithographed panoramic sketched views of Badajoz. [Bound with:] [REID (Sir William)] Instructions Issued by the French Imperial Minister at War for the Defence of Fortresses, in 1813. Translated from the French by Brevet Major Reid, Royal Engineers. Chatham: Printed for the Establishment for Field Instruction, Royal Engineer Department, 1823. 44pp. [REID (Sir William)] Instructions Issued by the French Imperial Minister at War for the Defence & Destruction of Bridges, in 1814. Translated from the French by Brevet Major Reid, Royal Engineers. Chatham: Printed for the Establishment for Field Instruction, Royal Engineer Department, 1823. [4], 12pp., numerous illustrs., in the text. [REID (Sir William)] Instructions Issued by the French Imperial Minister at War for the

      Chatham: Printed for the Establishment for Field Instruction, Royal Engineer Department, 1823. 12pp., illustrs., in the text. 4 works bound in one, cont. half calf over marbled boards, lightly rubbed, small nick to head of spine, morocco title label. The Siege of Badajoz (16 March – 6 April 1812) was one of the bloodiest in the Napoleonic Wars. The Anglo-Portuguese Army, under the Earl of Wellington, besieged Badajoz, and forced the surrender of the French garrison. It was considered a costly victory for the British, with some 3,000 Allied soldiers killed in intense fighting in the last few hours of the siege. Enraged by the huge amount of casualties, the troops went on a drunken rampaged through the city and massacred as many as 4,000 Spanish civilians. Colonel Lamare was the senior French engineer in Badajoz during its siege.

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        (utg.).

      Musikaliskt allehanda. 1-52. Stockholm, C. Müller, 1823. 4:o. Litografiskt nottryck med vinjetter.Lätta lagerfläckar, två blad med revor i nummer 8-9. Inbunden i två "halfva årgångar". Den första i nött samtida hfrbd med det litograferade omslaget uppklistrat på fram- resp. bakpärmen, den andra i trasigt opappband med litograferade pärmar, ryggen borta. Två volymer. Lundstedt II, 60. Utgiven av stallmästaren Anders Cederström (1778-1832) och innehåller en blandning av sång- och pianostycken, av Mozart, C. M. von Weber, Glück, Kraus m.fl, men även "insända" bidrag. Litografen Carl Müller försökte sig i början av 1820-talet på en rad nya musiktidskrifter. Denna kom först, 1824 utkom "Amphion" och mellan 1825 till 1826 "Orpheus"

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        Grose's classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue. Revised and corrected, with the addition of numerous slang phrases by Pierce Egan.

      printed for the editor, London 1823 - First Egan edition, 8vo, woodcut portrait frontis of Grose, pp. [iii]-xl and unpaginated lexicon collating B-R3 in 8s; contemporary quarter red straight-grain morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered direct on smooth gilt-paneled spine; a very good copy of an important and entertaining edition. Includes Prefaces to the first and second editions, and facsimile title-pp. to earlier works in the genre that Grose consulted. The first edition was published in 1785. "Grose generally had a companion with him, and one of his favorites was his man, Batch, who appears to have been more of a friend than a servant. Batch and his master used frequently to start out at midnight from the King's Arms in Holborn search of adventures. The back slums of St. Giles were explored again and again, the Captain and his man mingling affably and good-naturedly with the beggars, cadgers and thieves, who at that time infested the 'Holy Land' - which is what the St. Giles district was called" (Aubrey Noakes). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS OF A MAN OF FASHION.

      London Thomas Mclean Repository of Wit & Humour 26 Haymarket 1823 - 12 HAND COLOURED AQUATINT PLATES BY EGERTON. LACKS TITLE PAGE AND WRAPPERS. Oblong folio, approximately, 360 x 250 mm, 14 x 10 inches, no text, PLATES NUMBERED 1-12 , titles at top of plates with descriptive letterpress beneath, modern binding, imitation morocco spine with gilt lettering, marbled boards with gilt lettered label to upper cover, each plate has a new tissue guard. Chip to top of spine with loss, pale marks to margins, plates clean and bright. See: R.V. Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates 1790-1860, page 174, No. 204; J. R. Abbey, Life in England, page 250, No. 286. The headings to plates are: Negligence, Assurance, Confidence, Impudence, Intemperance, Indifference, Unfeelingness, Forgetfulness, Selfishness, Intrigue, Eccentricity, Inconsistency. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ancient Mysteries Described, Especially the English Miracle Plays, Founded on Apocryphal New Testament Story, Extant Among the Unpublished Manuscripts in the British Museum; Including Notices of Ecclesiastical Shows

      London: William Hone, 1823. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated frontispiece and engravings on copper and wood, title in red and black, one plate folding, 298pp. 8vo, rebound in 3/4 red morocco, marble boards, t.e.g.; (title darkened). London: Printed for William Hone, 1823. A near fine copy.

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        Italienische Novellen von historischem Interesse.

      Hamburg, Perthes & Besser, 1823. - XIV (recte: XII), (2), 205, (1) SS., l. w. Bl. Dreiseitiger Farbschnitt. Pappband der Zeit mit Spuren eines fehlenden Rückenschildchens und Rückenfileten. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe. - Der Kunsthistoriker und Schriftsteller C. F. v. Rumohr (1785-1843) "trat unter dem Einfluß der romantischen Bewegung 1804 zum Katholizismus über. Er knüpfte Kontakte zum Kreis um Clemens Brentano und unternahm zwei Italienreisen, auf denen er seine kunsthistorischen Kenntnisse und ästhetischen Anschauungen vertiefte" (DBE). - Papierbedingt etwas braun- bzw. stockfleckig; der Einband berieben. NDB XII, 251. Nicht bei Goedeke. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Missale romanum ex decreto Sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum, S. Pii 5. Pontificis Maximi jussu editum, Clementis VIII et Urbani VIII auctoritate recognitum. Editio novissima ad normam editionis postremae Romae impressae, in qua omnia accurate suis locis disposita sunt, et Missae novissimae Sanctorum adiectae Venetiis : apud Haeredes Balleonios Typographos ac editores, 1823.

      - 1 vol. fort in-4° rel. pleine basane cacao, dos à nerfs, titre doré et fleurons dorés, petites traces de frottement éparses mais sans gravité, pigmentation blanchâtre de la basane par endroits sur les plats, XLVI + 652 p. + CCXXVII + 4 p. Très bel état interne. Image pieuse contrecollée en page de titre. Vignette gravée en page de titre. 4 grandes gravures hors-texte. Très bel état interne.

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        J. M. Elford’s Marine Telegraph; or, Universal Signal Book

      Charleston, SC., 1823.. Handcolored plate and handcolored ill. on front pastedown. “So composed as to enable vessels at sea, provided with only two sets of the six telegraphic flags, described in the plate, to make 7569 signals ... and to act as telegraphs to each other ... Being also the key to the patent telegraph, invented by the author, capable of making 9330 progressive changes, by using the figures from 1 to 6 only.” This is quite an early American signal book. Truxtun and Porter had previously developed systems for naval use, but as far as I know this is the earliest American merchant system. Winterthur has a manuscript copy of Elford’s Signal system dated 1818. It was followed in 1832 by Parker’s signal book and then, in 1847, by Rogers’ system. 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 this sheet is a tipped in paper listing “Agents.” Lemuel Moody of Portland is the first name. It would be interesting to know if he used Elford’s system to signal from his observatory. The front blank is inscribed, “Ship Marengo of New Orleans.” On the following blank is a hand colored illustration with manuscript showing the four flags that would signal Marengo’s identifying number. I have had this book twice before. Both of those copies ended at page 75, followed by a three page “Supplement.” In this copy the “Supplement is four pages long. It is followed by an 8 page dictionary listing ships and their identifying number. Rare. Worldcat shows only six libraries holding copies, none of which conform to this issue in terms of pagination. Bound in marbled boards with old linen over calf backstrip. Inner hinges cracked. sewing tight. Handcolored plate and illustrations are clean.

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        Doctrina de Morbis Oculorum

      Pest, Trattner de Petroza 1823.. gr.-8°. (8) 355 S. Ln. d. Zt. Einbd. fleckig. EA. vgl. Medical Library Catalog 495123; Seemann 6103 - Fabini (1791-1847), absolvierte 1816 in Wien sein Medizinstudium. Bekannt wurde er unter anderem durch seine Beobachtungen über den grauen Star und findet sich im Encyclopädischen Wörterbuch der medicinischen Wissenschaften, Berlin 1828-1849.

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

      London : Printed for T. and J. Allman, [and others] 1823 - 12 vols. 22cm. All plates and folding maps present. The 6th edition includes volumes published posthumously. Subjects: Great Britain -- History. Notes: The first volume of Henry's ‘History of England’ appeared in 1771, the second in 1774, the third in 1777, the fourth in 1781, the fifth in 1785, and the sixth, edited by Laing, posthumously in 1793. The work embraces the period from the invasion of the Romans till the death of Henry VIII, and is divided into periods, the history of which is treated under seven separate headings -- civil and military history, history of religion, history of the constitution, government, and laws and courts of justice, history of learning, history of arts, history of commerce, and history of manners. 12 vols. 22cm. All plates and folding maps present. The 6th edition includes volumes published posthumously. Subjects: Great Britain -- History. Notes: The first volume of Henry's ‘History of England’ appeared in 1771, the second in 1774, the third in 1777, the fourth in 1781, the fifth in 1785, and the sixth, edited by Laing, posthumously in 1793. The work embraces the period from the invasion of the Romans till the death of Henry VIII, and is divided into periods, the history of which is treated under seven separate headings -- civil and military history, history of religion, history of the constitution, government, and laws and courts of justice, history of learning, history of arts, history of commerce, and history of manners. 5 Kg. 0 pp.

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        Rouge et Noir. The Academicians of 1823; or the Greeks of the Palais Royal, and the Clubs of St. James's

      London: Published By Lawler and Quick, 1823. First Edition. 8vo. viii, 9-310pp. With half-title hand-coloured frontispiece depicting a Parisian roulette table. Uncut, in victorian half morocco, gilt. Rubbing to spine and corners. Marbled endpapers, with unidentified monogram bookplate to FEP and bookplate for 'The Brook' to FFEP. T.E.G. An unusual examination of the offerings of Parisian gaming houses, combining study of the various 'Hazards' offered - including kraps, roulette and rouge et noir (or trent-et-un) - with a both mathematical and moral critque of gambling. Scarce in commerce, with only this copy appearing in the rooms during the past 30 years.

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        Ceylan, ou recherches sur l'Histoire, la littérature, les moeurs et les usages des chingulais. Par M. Édouard-Gauttier, secrétaire-adjoint à l'école royale et spéciale des langues orientales, près la Bibliothèque du Roi, l'un des collaborateurs de la Biographie universelle, de la Revue encyclopédique, membre de la Société géographique, de plusieurs autres Sociétés savantes, etc., etc. Ouvrage orné de 12 gravures.

      Nepveu, 1823 - Paris, Nepveu, 1823. Petit in 12 de VIII (préface)-291pp., reliure en plein veau fauve raciné de l'époque, dos lisse orné de quadruples filets dorés, d'un fer doré à la romantique, petit fleuron doré à la tête du dos, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge surlignée et soulignée de quadruples filets dorés, titre doré, roulette dorée sur les coupes, petits bâtonnets dorés sur les coiffes, grande étiquette de prix Concours de 1838 contrecollée sur le premier contreplat, frontispice orné d'une belle gravure représentant un homme sur le dos d'un éléphant, belles gravures hors texte mettant en scène des habitants en costume traditionnel et des paysages, rousseurs éparses, tranches marbrées en marron, rouge et vert, bon et bel exemplaire. Edouard Gauttier (1799-1843) se livra dès sa jeunesse à l'étude des langues orientales et devint dès 1819, secrétaire adjoint à l'école spéciale établie près la bibliothèque du roi. Il fut également l'un des principaux fondateurs de la Société de Géographie. Il obtint en 1827, lors de son mariage avec Marie d'Arc, descendante par les femmes de Pierre d'Arc, frère de Jeanne, la permission de prendre le nom additionnel d'Arc. Il mourut en rade de Barcelone, à bord du vapeur anglais ''La Médée'' qui le ramenait malade d'Alexandrie en Europe. Ferdinand lesseps, alors consul à Barcelone, prit en charge la depouille mortelle et organisa son transport jusqu'à Cherbourg où il fut inhumé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Civil and Political History of the State of Tennessee, from its Earliest Settlement up to the Year 1796; including the Boundaries of the State

      Heiskell & Brown, Knoxville 1823. 8vo, 504pp. Text block quite uniformly foxed. Orig. full calf, red title label, gilt rules & title, front board detached. Ffep partially lacking. All edges yellow, as issued. A chronological account, quite specific about locations of fights with the Indians, which (white) men died. Daniel Boone mentioned. OCLC 5884738

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        J. M. Elford’s Marine Telegraph; or, Universal Signal Book

      Charleston, SC., 1823.. Handcolored plate and handcolored ill. on front pastedown. “So composed as to enable vessels at sea, provided with only two sets of the six telegraphic flags, described in the plate, to make 7569 signals ... and to act as telegraphs to each other ... Being also the key to the patent telegraph, invented by the author, capable of making 9330 progressive changes, by using the figures from 1 to 6 only.” This is quite an early American signal book. Truxtun and Porter had previously developed systems for naval use, but as far as I know this is the earliest American merchant system. Winterthur has a manuscript copy of Elford’s Signal system dated 1818. It was followed in 1832 by Parker’s signal book and then, in 1847, by Rogers’ system. 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 this sheet is a tipped in paper listing “Agents.” Lemuel Moody of Portland is the first name. It would be interesting to know if he used Elford’s system to signal from his observatory. The front blank is inscribed, “Ship Marengo of New Orleans.” On the following blank is a hand colored illustration with manuscript showing the four flags that would signal Marengo’s identifying number. I have had this book twice before. Both of those copies ended at page 75, followed by a three page “Supplement.” In this copy the “Supplement is four pages long. It is followed by an 8 page dictionary listing ships and their identifying number. Rare. Worldcat shows only six libraries holding copies, none of which conform to this issue in terms of pagination. Bound in marbled boards with old linen over calf backstrip. Inner hinges cracked. sewing tight. Handcolored plate and illustrations are clean.

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        Memorial de Sainte-Helene, ou Journal ou se trouve consigne, jour par jour, ce qu'a dit et fait Napoleon durant dix-huit mois. 8 Tomes.

      Bruxelles: H. Remy 1823 (- 1824) - In 8 Bänden komplett, aber ohne die beiden Supplementbände. Mit einem gestochenen Faltplan in Band 1. Alle Einbände bestoßen und berieben. Der Inhalt klar und sauber - wohl ungelesen. Französisch 2000g 8° Halbledereinband, Farbschnitt

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        DRAMATIC WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, WITH A GLOSSARY

      Chiswick: C. Whittingham, 1823. First edition thus. Additional woodcut title, vignette on printed title, and cul-de-lampe. 8vo, a beautiful edition in contemporary straight-grained maroon morocco; richly gilt with blind stamped flower borders on upper and lower covers; gilt floral designs between raised, gilt stamped bands on spine and gilt lettering; edges beautifully gilt and gauffered; soft purple endpapers. 2 ff, 666 pp. A fine, elegant edition in excellent condition. A FINE COPY OF SHAKESPEARE’S WORKS. Charles Whittingham was the “‘uncle’, printer and founder of the Chiswick Press.” However, even before setting up this press, Whittingham had set precedents in printing, typography, types of paper used and for being the “‘first printer to develop fully the overlaying of wood engravings for book illustration,’ and was the first to print woodcuts perfectly.” [Dict of Nat’l Bio] Whittingham also distinguished himself for producing compact editions of authors put out by rival booksellers for less money. Thus, he made it possible for more people to read contemporary authors. A very beautiful and complete edition. This binding is in the style of the best London binders of the period.

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        Military Journal During the American Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, Describing Interesting Events and Transactions of This Period, With Numerous Historical Facts and Anecdotes From the Original Manuscript

      Boston: Richardson and Lord, 1823. Beautiful First Edition of Thacher's Military Journal. Includes an Appendix, Containing Biographical Sketches of Several General Officers. Binding Half Morocco Leather with gilt lettering and bands along spine; marbled boards, endpapers and textblock edge. Easily readable copy. "Query who has got the Bullet 1833 CE" inked on p. 127 next to the description of the discovery and execution of a spy. Top edge of dedication page cut, "London" inked near top edge. Rubbed hinges, small chip at head of spine, moderate edge and corner wear. Marbled boards heavily rubbed, marbled textblock edges faded. Moisture discoloration at top of p. 105-113 and p.482-520. Light to moderate age discoloration and foxing throughout. 603pp., including Contents (Index).. First Edition. Half Morocco Leather. Good+. 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall. Hard Cover.

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        Italian Scenery; representing the manners, customs, and amusements of the different states of Italy... (English and French text). -

      London, Columbian Press, 1823.In-folio. Elegante legatura inglese in marocchino rosso a grana lunga, bordure dorate sui piatti, dorso con nervi e ricchi fregi oro, merletto dorato interno, tagli dorati; insignificanti abrasioni alle estremità. 32 tavv. f.t. colorate a mano, dis. da P. van Lerberghi ed inc. in rame da J. Godby, e una tavola con la musica della tarantella. (80) pp. di testo in inglese e francese; timbro a secco sul frontespizio. Esemplare molto fresco, in una preziosa legatura in stile dell?epoca, conservato in un astuccio di tela rossa. Seconda edizione di questa pregevole raccolta di costumi e scene popolari italiane. Abbey, Travel, 169. Per l'edizione originale del 1806, cf. Colas 2970, Lipperheide 1258, e Brunet II, 1639 (sotto Godley): «Ouvrage assez bien exécuté, tant dans les gravures que dans le texte».A lively description, with 32 coloured engr. plates showing scenes of Italian every day life, and an engr. leaf of music. Text in English and French. Red long grain morocco, richly gilt, by Bayntun: a finely bound and attractive copy, preserved in a cloth slip case.

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        The Fables of Aesop and Others with Designs on Wood By Thomas Bewick

      Newcastle: Printed by E. Walker, for T. Bewick and Son. Sold By them, Longman and Co. London, and All Booksellers, 1823. 21.5 cm x 13.3 cm, pp. xxiv, 376. Half bound in dark green leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, gilt-ruled spine. Profusely illused with title-page vignette, head & tail pieces throughout, as well as a woodcut for each fable. With the "thumb print" receipt and numbered 730. Paper over hinge cracked at receipt page, covers lightly scuffed, else very good copy.. Second Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. Octavo.

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        Pharmacopoea Belgica

      Hagae-Comitis, Ex Typographia Regia, 1823 . 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..

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        Elia. Essays Which Have Appeared Under That Signature In The "London Magazine."

      London: Printed for Taylor and Hessey, Fleet-Street 1823 - First edition, first issue. 8vo. [iv], 341, [1] pp. Lacks the half-title. Later morocco, with gilt edges and gilt designs on spine. Four raised bands. Marbled edges. Interestingly, some of the provenance of this copy is listed on an otherwise blank preliminary. The first owner was apparently Bernard Barton, a close friend of Lamb's and himself a poet. Pasted below "Elia" on the title page is a small slip of paper with a hand-written note: "B. Barton with Elia's respects." Lamb apparently sent a copy of "Elia" (perhaps this very book) to Barton, and so advised him in a letter using the phrase " an Elia was book'd off to you." A month later Barton published a poem "To Elia" in The London Magazine. A rear blank page contains a penciled, four-line verse, beginning: "Serene Will be our days and bright " See The Letters of Charles Lamb, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., Volume II, pp. 365-366. The front hinge is cracked. The covers show light wear. Otherwise in very good condition. A Lamb-Barton association copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Particulars of the Life, Trial, and Execution of Henry Anderson,

      1823. An Unrecorded Broadside? [Broadside]. [Rape]. Particulars of the Life, Trial, and Execution of Henry Anderson, Aged 33, Who Was Executed at the Drop, in Front of the New Goal, at Durham, on Monday the 18th of March, 1822, for a Rape, committed on the Body of Sarah Armstrong. Hoggett, Printer, Durham; reprinted by G. Angus, Newcastle, [c. 1823]. 12" x 7-1/2" broadsheet, verso blank, light edgewear, faint dampstain, slightly creased. * Henry Anderson, a coal miner, was a resident of Old Painshaw (Penshaw?) County Durham. The crime for which he was hanged, was committed in a field where there is a footpath leading from Sunderland to Philadelphia, near Hought-le-Spring. The given account shows that both his brother and his uncle had been tried for similar offenses in earlier times. No copies found on OCLC or COPAC.

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        Memoria Sobre o Procedimento Havido com Sua Magestade a Rainha

      1823. [Coimbra Botado, Duarte Gorjao da Cunha]. Memoria Sobre o Procedimento Havido com Sua Magestade a Rainha. Analysado em Fremte da Constituicao. Por D.G.C.C.B. Lisbon: Na Typografia Maigrense, 1823. 28 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in later marbled wrappers. Light rubbing and a few minor creases to extremities. Light toning and a few minor stains to interior, occasional (authorial?) corrections to text, early annotation to title page, later hand-lettered page numbers throughout, which indicates this pamphlet was once bound into a volume. A nice copy of a rare item. * Only edition. The Liberal Revolution overthrew the regency and initiated a series of parliamentary deliberations that resulted in the Portuguese constitution of 1822. It remained in force until May 1823, when Joao VI renounced it. This pamphlet, critical of the monarch, analyzes the legal consequences of this action. OCLC locates 3 copies worldwide, 1 in a law library (Catholic University).

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        The Antiquities Of Free-Masonry; Comprising illustrations of The Five Grand Periods Of Masonry, from the creation of the world to the dedication of King Solomon's Temple. By George Oliver, Vicar of Clee in the County of Lincoln.

      London: G and W B Whittaker Ave-Marie Lane 1823 - First edition with all maps. Scarce. Preface begins: "The objections which have been so unceasingly urged against the institution of Freemasonry, excited in me, some years ago, a serious desire to obviate the general and vague charges of envy and prejudice, by some formal examinations of the grounds on which they are founded." A very good later half leather binding. 8vo. 8.75" x 6.00" x 1.00". pp.16/pp.366/[2pp. - Adverts]. Tan calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Spine with 5 raised bands and contrasting red and green leather title labels: "The Antiquities Of Freemasonry"; & "G. Oliver". Folding map frontispiece: "Europe, Asia & Africa, shewing the Dispersion & Setting of Nations by the Descendants of Noah." "J. Wyld del." & "G. Neele Sculp.", and lightly toned and foxed. Printed title and clean text throughout (just the odd light brown mark. Contents include: On Masonic Tradition; View of Masonry, as it existed from the Creation of the World to the time o f Enoch; Origin of the Arts and Sciences; View of Masonry from Enoch to Universal Deluge; Idolatrous Mysteries, as contrasted with Free-Masonry; View of Masonry from universal Deluge to offering of Issac; On Symbolical Instruction; View of Masonry from offering of Issac to Deliverance from Egyptian Captivity; Five Points of Fellowship; View of Masonry from Deliverance to Dedication of King Solomon's Temple.With 4 further fold-out engraved plates inserted after the leaf of "The Following Works May Be Had Of The Publishers": "Jerusalem, with the Surrounding Country." " J. Wyld del." & G. Neele Sculp."; "Court of the Tabernacle", "Sidy. Hall, sculpt."; "Egypt shewing the Places mentioned in the Holy Scriptures." "J. Wyld del." & "G. Neele Sculp."; "Canaan, Divided into Twelve Tribes." "J. Wyld del." & "G. Neele Sculp." A very good copy of this scarce book. *** "The Rev. George Oliver, D.D., November 5, 1782 - March 3, 1867 One of the most distinguished and learned of English freemasons, George Oliver is remembered as a laborious antiquary and author on both masonic and ecclesiastical themes. While his erroneous theories and fanciful speculations on the early history of Freemasonry must be rejected, his laborious researches and genuine scholarship requires that he be placed as the founder of what may well be called the literary school of Freemasonry. " - Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, Albert Mackey. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Antiquities Of Free-Masonry; Comprising illustrations of The Five Grand Periods Of Masonry, from the creation of the world to the dedication of King Solomon's Temple. By George Oliver, Vicar of Clee in the County of Lincoln

      London: G. and W. B. Whittaker, Ave-Marie Lane, 1823 . 0. First edition with all maps. Scarce. Preface begins: "The objections which have been so unceasingly urged against the institution of Freemasonry, excited in me, some years ago, a serious desire to obviate the general and vague charges of envy and prejudice, by some formal examinations of the grounds on which they are founded." A very good later half leather binding. 8vo. 8.75" x 6.00" x 1.00". pp.16/pp.366/[2pp. - Adverts]. Tan calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Spine with 5 raised bands and contrasting red and green leather title labels: "The Antiquities Of Freemasonry"; & "G. Oliver". Folding map frontispiece: "Europe, Asia & Africa, shewing the Dispersion & Setting of Nations by the Descendants of Noah." "J. Wyld del." & "G. Neele Sculp.", and lightly toned and foxed. Printed title and clean text throughout (just the odd light brown mark. Contents include: On Masonic Tradition; View of Masonry, as it existed from the Creation of the World to the time o f Enoch; Origin of the Arts and Sciences; View of Masonry from Enoch to Universal Deluge; Idolatrous Mysteries, as contrasted with Free-Masonry; View of Masonry from universal Deluge to offering of Issac; On Symbolical Instruction; View of Masonry from offering of Issac to Deliverance from Egyptian Captivity; Five Points of Fellowship; View of Masonry from Deliverance to Dedication of King Solomon's Temple.With 4 further fold-out engraved plates inserted after the leaf of "The Following Works May Be Had Of The Publishers": "Jerusalem, with the Surrounding Country." " J. Wyld del." & G. Neele Sculp."; "Court of the Tabernacle", "Sidy. Hall, sculpt."; "Egypt shewing the Places mentioned in the Holy Scriptures." "J. Wyld del." & "G. Neele Sculp."; "Canaan, Divided into Twelve Tribes." "J. Wyld del." & "G. Neele Sculp." A very good copy of this scarce book. *** "The Rev. George Oliver, D.D., November 5, 1782 - March 3, 1867 One of the most distinguished and learned of English freemasons, George Oliver is remembered as a laborious antiquary and author on both masonic and ecclesiastical themes. While his erroneous theories and fanciful speculations on the early history of Freemasonry must be rejected, his laborious researches and genuine scholarship requires that he be placed as the founder of what may well be called the literary school of Freemasonry. " - Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, Albert Mackey. .

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        THE BRITISH ESSAYISTS; WITH PREFACES BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND CRITICAL (44 VOLUMES OF 45) (Leather Bound)

      Printed for T. and J. Allman, London. Good. 1823. Hardcover. 44 of 45 volumes, missing volume 25. 6.25" high. Full tan calf leather covers with gilt stamped borders and red leather spine labels. Cover's have moderate to heavy wear. 3 spine labels are missing. Several spine labels are chipped. Boards and spines are straight. Bindings are tight. Marbled page edges. Book plate of Mrs. Wilhelm Pickhardt affixed to front paste downs. Engraved frontispieces. Minor foxing to front matter. Text is unfoxed, clean, and leaves in very good condition. .

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        Les Papillons: Leur Histore, La Maniere de Leur Faire La Chasse et de les Conserver; Ouvrage Amusant et Instructif

      Cover rubbed and bumped with corner and edge wear. Chips to spine ends. Several pages with edge repairs and preface page with reinforcement at inner margin. Scattered browning and staining throughout. Illustrations bright and contents tight. Previous owner's signature on fep First Edition Blue hardbackboard cover with cloth spine 190mm x 260mm (7" x 10"). 74pp. Hand coloured frontispiece and 6 other hand coloured plates.

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