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        Oxonia Antiqua Restaurata WITH Pietas Oxoniensis

      Oxford: J. Skelton, 1823. Two volume (complete) Oxonia Restaurata with Pietas Oxoniensis in a single uniform volume. Contemporary half morocco and curl marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spines in seven panels, title in gilt to second panel, author / volume to fourth, remaining panels with central floral spray in gilt, place and date to foot of spine in gilt, t.e.g., curl marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed to extremities, spines very slightly faded. Internally some light spotting, usually to margins but occasionally to the plate images. The Oxonia Antiqua has a folding engraved plan of Oxford and one hundred and thirty-four plates by Skelton, beginning with plate twenty-six and continuing up to plate one hundred and fifty seven (plates two - twenty-five were never issued), with two plates unnumbered and all but two plates on India paper, a large paper copy. The Pietas has an engraved title and twenty-four plates / portraits all on india paper and is also a large paper copy. Lowndes 2409; Cordeaux and Merry - University - 315. First Edition. Half Morocco and Boards. Good+. Elephant Folio.

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        Thoughts and Details on the High and Low Prices of the Last Thirty Years

      London - John Murray, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. on the High and Low Prices of the Last Thirty YearsBy Thomas Tooke1823 - London - John Murray9. 5 by 6, 220pp..

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        [Hob. XXII:8]. Messe à 4 Voix avec accompagnement de 2 Violons, Viola, Basse, 2 Hautbois, Basson, 2 Trompettes, Timbales et Orgue... No. VII. [Mariazeller Messe]. [Full score]

      Leipsic: Breitkopf et Härtel. [1823]. Oblong folio. Unbound. 1f. (title), 96 pp. & & Slightly worn, soiled and foxed; some edges frayed and with small tears; some leaves separated. . First Edition. Hob. XXII:8.& & "Vocal music constitutes fully half of Haydn’s output. Both his first and last completed compositions were mass settings, and he cultivated sacred vocal music extensively throughout his career except during the later 1780s, when elaborate church music was inhibited by the Josephinian reforms, and the first half of the 1790s in London..." & & "The ‘Mariazellermesse’ in C (1782) resembles the Missa Cellensis in key, scoring and purpose, although it is more compact and more closely allied with sonata style." James Webster and Georg Feder in Grove online

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        1823 6 Vols Miscellaneous Works of OLIVER GOLDSMITH

      London - Samuel Richards and Co., 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of Goldsmith's works in a beautiful gilt-decorated calf binding, sitting pretty on any shelf. Complete in Six Volumes. With the armorial bookplate of William Phillips to the front pastedowns. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, with some intermittent foxing. There are light marginal tidemarks to the first and last few pages of several volumes. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        O COMBATE [ENCADERNAÇÃO ARTÍSTICA INÍCIO DO SÉC. XIX.]

      - DEDICADO AO SERENISSIMO SENHOR D. MIGUEL, INFANTE DE PORTUGAL, OU A DECLARAÇAÕ E PROTESTO DAS CORTES EXTRAORDINARIAS, COMBATIDO POR FAUSTINO JOSE’ DA MADRE DE DEOS. LISBOA: NA TYPOGRAF. DE ANTONIO RODRIGUES GALHARDO. 1823. In 4º (de 20x14 cm) com xii, 60 pags. Encadernação artística com finos ferros na lombada e rolados a ouro sobre as esquadrias das pastas com belos motivos florais; e monograma A. E. N. [não identificado] em ambos os super-libris. Obra de cariz anti-maçónico. Inocêncio II, 253 e IX, 204: "Faustino José da Madre de Deus de Sousa Coutinho, natural de Lisboa. Consta que fôra alumno do colégio de S. Lucas na Casa Pia, e ahi discípulo em matemática do celebre professor José Anastásio da Cunha. Entrando depois no serviço da armada, chegou ao posto de segundo, ou primeiro Tenente, do qual se diz que pediu a demissão, por desgosto motivado pela preterição que sofrera. Deu-se depois a lecionar em colégios de educação e casas particulares, onde ensinava filosofia racional, e matemáticas elementares, etc. Tinha sido maçon em tempos antigos, mas abandonou depois a sociedade, e escreveu contra ela. Residindo a final na freguezia de S. Tomé, consta que falecera vítima da cólera morbus em Junho de 1833." Location/localizacao: 1-A2

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        Narrative of a Voyage Round the World

      London,: Treuttel and Wurtz, 1823.. Quarto, two parts in one, with a folding map and 25 lithograph plates, slight tear to title page repaired, occasional spotting to plates; contemporary smooth calf, gilt, neatly respined to match, a good copy. The first edition in English of this informal narrative of the Freycinet voyage, the great French expedition to Australia and the Pacific commanded by Louis de Freycinet; it is also the first appearance in English of any account of the expedition.Arago was the official artist on the voyage, and the lithograph plates here are all after his own drawings. His narrative is highly readable, not least because he entirely avoids the conventional forms of the voyage narrative, ignoring the 'eternal repetition of winds, currents, longitude and lattitude'. Long portions relate to Australia, with descriptions of Sydney, the Blue Mountains, and of meetings with Governor Macquarie and John Oxley. There is also a long account (almost 100 pages) of their stay in Hawaii at a crucial period in the history of the islands.Full of wry humour, the book takes the form of a series of letters to a friend, and it has been suggested that the letters may originally have been written to Arago's brother FranÁois, the famous scientist. Certainly it is the intimacy of their personal and anecdotal tone that makes them not only so enjoyable to read today but such a fascinating source of the more minute details of life, especially in New South Wales and Hawaii. The illustrations match the text in tone: these are not the formal depictions that characterise the beautiful atlases of the full official account of the voyage, but much more informal, always charming and in some cases quite eccentric.Despite the clear evidence of the 'Directions for placing the Plates' present here, there has been some unnecessary confusion about the collation of this book. Ferguson omitted the map from his plate count, while Hill erroneously called for a map and 26 plates. This copy, with the map and 25 plates is complete.Ferguson, 885; Forbes, 'Hawaiian National Bibliography', 562; Hill, 29; Judd, 4.

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        PORTRAITS OF ILLUSTRIOUS PERSONAGES OF GREAT BRITAIN. ENGRAVED FROM AUTHENTIC PICTURES IN THE GALLERIES OF THE NOBILITY AND THE PUBLIC COLLECTIONS OF THE COUNTRY. WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL MEMOIRS OF THEIR LIVES AND ACTIONS

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

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        TIMBER MERCHANT'S GUIDE. ALSO, A TABLE, WHEREBY, AT ONE VIEW, MAY BE SEEN SOLID AND SUPERFICIAL MEASURE OF ANY SQUARE OR UNEQUAL HEWED LOGS OF PLANK...ALSO, PLATES REPRESENTING THE FIGURES OF THE PRINCIPAL PIECES OF TIMBER, USED IN BUILDING A SEVENTY- FOUR GUN SHIP OF THE LINE, IN STANDING TREES

      Baltimore: Published by James Lovegrove..., 1823.. 24pp. of text plus [45] leaves containing tables, and thirty color lithographic plates. Contemporary tree calf, rebacked in matching style, spine gilt, gilt morocco label. Old ownership inscription excised from top of titlepage, not affecting text. Occasional foxing, mostly in margins of early text leaves. Slight offsetting from plates. Very good. A remarkable and important book, illustrated with thirty handcolored lithographic plates, each of which illustrates the method of extracting various portions of lumber for use in building a ship. This is the second book printed in America to be illustrated with lithographs, preceded only by J.E. Smith's GRAMMAR OF BOTANY. The plates were produced by Henry Stone, "one of the earliest and most elusive of all the lithographers" (Peters) and the first lithographer to practice in Baltimore. The author begins the book with an impassioned plea for conserving forest resources. PETERS, AMERICA ON STONE, p.376. RINK 1636. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 12738.

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        Mémoire sur les intégrales définies, prises entre des limites imaginaires.Paris: Chez de Bure Frères, 1825.

      First edition of this very rare memoir in which "Cauchy began to lay the foundations of the general theory of analytic functions of a complex variable and their integration by residues." (Landmark Writtings in Western Mathematics, ch. 28). "This paper is considered by many as his most important, and one of the most beautiful in the history of science" (Kline, <i>Mathematical Thought from Ancient to Modern Times</i>, p. 637); <br/><br/> Cauchy begins the present work by giving a definition of a definite integral for which the limits are complex rather than real numbers, attempting to imitate the definition he had given for real limits in his <i>Résumé des Leçons</i> (1823). This led him to define the integral of a complex function <i>f(z)</i> over an arbitrary path in the complex plane (in modern terminology). The main theorem, which he derived from the Cauchy-Riemann differential equations by means of variational calculus, asserted that in a domain of regularity of <i>f(z)</i> such an integral depended only on the endpoints of the path, and not on the path itself. This is the famous Cauchy integral theorem, the foundation of modern complex function theory. <br/><br/> "Cauchy next attacks the problem of what happens when <i>f(z)</i> has a singularity at a point lying between the two paths along which the integral is evaluated... Cauchy deals first with the case where the singularity is a simple pole... he splits <i>f(z)</i> into two parts, one of which is a simple rational expression, reproducing the behaviour of <i>f(z)</i> near the singularity, and the other a well-behaved function, which makes no contribution to the difference between the two integrals... the device of splitting the function in this way appears to come from Ostrogradsky, who had used a similar device in an unpublished paper dated 24 July 1824 and was working closely with Cauchy at the time. Cauchy then goes on to deal with the case where the pole of <i>f(z)</i> between the paths is a multiple one... In every case he concludes that the difference between the integrals is <i> ±2&pi;if<sub>0</sub></i>, where <i>f<sub>0</sub></i> is precisely what he was later to call the 'residue' of <i>f(z)</i> at the singularity. <br/><br/> "Shortly after proving these results Cauchy suddenly introduces, without any prior warning except a brief mention in his preliminary abstract, some geometrical language in describing his results (art. 9) ... up to this point he had mistrusted its use, feeling that it would tend to disguise the general validity of analytic methods... He seems to feel, indeed, that some of the ideas appearing in the present context can be expressed more concisely by admitting some geometrical terminology" (<i>Landmark Writings</i>, p. 388). <br/><br/> The present memoir must be distinguished from Cauchy's <i>Mémoire sur les intégrales définies</i>, submitted to the <i>Académie des Sciences<i> on 22 August 1814 but not published until 1827. The 1814/1827 memoir was an attempt to justify methods that had been used by Euler, Laplace and others to evaluate certain definite integrals, methods which (again in modern terminology) involved shifting the path of integration from the real into the complex domain. Cauchy's main result was a primitive version of the integral theorem which allowed integration only along rectangular paths with sides parallel to the real or imaginary axes, since the limits on the definite integrals he considered were always real numbers. Moreover, the integrands in the 1814/1827 paper were real functions - complex functions had to be dealt with by splitting them into their real and imaginary parts. Finally, geometrical language was nowhere used in the 1814/1827 paper. <br/><br/> The present memoir was presented to the <i>Académie</i> on 28 February 1825, in a manuscript which is still preserved in the <i>Académie's pochette</i> for that meeting. It came out in August in a print run of 500 copies. It may be regarded as the herald of his journal <i>Exercices de mathématiques</i>, which began to appear from De Bure in 1826. Over the decades its form of publication made it inaccessible, so that it received a reprint in the <i>Bulletin des Sciences Mathématiques</i> in 1874 (a version which some historians - e.g. Kline - falsely take to be its first publication). (See Grattan-Guinness, <i>Convolutions in French Mathematics 1800-1840</i>, Vol. II. p. 766.) <br/><br/> DSB III: 137-9; Grattan-Guinness, <i>Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940</i>, Ch. 28 (by F. Smithies); for a very detailed analysis of the work, see Smithies, <i>Cauchy and the Creation of Complex Function Theory</i>, Ch. 4.. 4to (247 x 197 mm), contemporary half cloth over marbled boards, manuscript paper label to spine, blind stamp of the Berlin State Library to the front board, rubber stamp of the same to verso of the title, stamped out and sold as a duplicate in 1936, pp. [iv] 68

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        Travels in Egypt and Nubia, Syria, and Asia Minor; During the Years 1817 & 1818

      T. White and Co. LEATHER_BOUND. An Account of the authors Travels Through Egypt, Nubia, Syria and Asia Minor- Privately Printed with a Small Print Run. Very Scarce,fold out map in frontispiece, small gift dedication, handwritten in period script, light age toning, cracked front hinge, solidly bound, small split to top of spine, light wear to boards . Good. 1823.

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        The Russian Dominions in Europe. Reduced Chiefly, from the Great Map of Russia, in 107 Sheets

      London: Richard Holmes Laurie. No. 53 Fleet Street. 22nd October, 1823. . Map dimensions 80 x 62.5 cm, overall dimensions 83 x 66.5 cm. Folding map of western Russia with original outline colour. The whole dissected into twenty-four sections and mounted on linen. Folds between original green marbled paper slipcase, printed title label to spine with slight loss, matching marbled paper to folded end sections on linen verso. Slipcase worn at extremities. A few light marks, otherwise the map in very good condition.

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        Plans Raisonnés de Toutes les Espèces de Jardins ... Seconde Édition

      Paris: LeBèue, 1823. Folio. (17 x 11 1/2 inches). Half-title. 56, [1]pp. 57 hand-coloured lithographed plates, lithographed by C. Motte after Thouin. (Scattered minor foxing). Expertly bound to style in half calf over period blue marbled paper covered boards, endpapers renewed. Scarce early work on landscape design, issued with hand coloured plates. Among the most noted French landscape designers of the early 19th century, Thouin trained under his father, the chief gardener at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. Along with his brother, Thouin undertook a major redesign and expansion of the royal garden, though his plans were never enacted due to lack of funds. The present work, which depicts both actual gardens designed by Thouin as well as proposed designs, was aimed at landscapers at all levels, providing working plans for many different types of gardens, including large parks (including some of the plans for the Jardin des Plantes), pleasure gardens, orchards, a Chinese garden, an English garden, a pharmaceutical garden and more. The first edition of this book was issued uncoloured, with the present preferred second edition the first to include hand colouring highlighting the paths and waterways of the gardens. Johnston, The Cleveland Herbal, Botanical and Horitcultural Collections, 838 (First Edition). Mosser & Teyssot, The Architecture of Western Gardens, 377.

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        An Account of Some Recent Discoveries in Hieroglyphical Literature,

      London: John Murray,, 1823. and Egyptian Antiquities, including the Author&#39;s Original Alphabet, as Extended by Mr. Champollion, Octavo (217 × 132 mm) Contemporary calf, black morocco longitudinal label, flat bands with fine reeded gilt roll, compartments tulip tools gilt, triple fillet blind panel to the boards, foliate edge-roll, edges sprinkled brown, foliate roll in blind to the turn-ins. 17 pages of illustrations of hieroglyphics and enchorial - demotic - inscriptions to the text, half-title bound in, 9-page article from the Quarterly Review bound in at the rear. A little rubbed, particularly on the joints, endpapers quite heavily spotted, but the text just lightly browned, a very good copy. First edition. A physician by training, gaining his MB at Cambridge in 1803, Young set up"practice in Welbeck Street as soon as he left Cambridge, [he] tried to make a name for himself in affluent London circles. Despite his dedication to medicine, his practice developed slowly &#133; [he] was probably reasonably effective as a physician but he did not possess a congenial bedside manner and experienced difficulty in attracting patients. By temperament he was more inclined to literary and scientific studies than to being a practising physician" (ODNB). He is probably best remembered for his contributions to physics - professor of natural philosophy at the Royal Institution, foreign secretary of the Royal Society - particularly in optics where he established the wave theory of light, and has been called the father of physiological optics, being the first to describe astigmatism, and laying down the basis of an explanation for colour vision. However, his work in philology, and especially that on Egyptian hieroglyphs based on the decipherment of the Rosetta Stone is of comparable importance, but unfortunately has been "compared unfavourably" with that of Jean François Champollion. "Although his interventions were perhaps less intense than Champollion&#39;s he made a number of original and insightful innovations, especially in the mid-1810s". Bound in at the rear is Sir John Barrow&#39;s contentious review of Champollion&#39;s momentous Lettre à M. Dacier from the Quarterly Review, where Barrow stresses the primacy of Young&#39;s work. Barrow and Young were Admiralty colleagues, Barrow the Secretary to the Admiralty, Young Superintendent of the Nautical Almanac and Secretary to the Board of Longitude. Young and Champollion had maintained a collegial correspondence, but in March 1823 the latter "wrote in an outraged tone &#133; complaining about a review &#133; He also protested that &#39;I find in the same journal the announcement of a volume that you are to publish and the title of which promises to name the original author of an alphabet which I have only extended. I will never consent to recognise any original alphabet other than my own&#39;" (Parkinson, Cracking Codes: The Rosetta Stone and Decipherment, pp37-8). The present work was published as announced. The plate of Champollion&#39;s alphabet, published in the Quarterly, annotated - in French - by Joseph Gwilt, architect and writer, his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown, his neat ownership inscription to the title page.

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        Narrative of a Voyage to India

      London,: Sir Richard Phillips, 1823.. Octavo; title-page lightly foxed, else a very good uncut copy in neat old binder's cloth, joints repaired. The only edition of this description of a visit to New South Wales in 1818 and one of surprisingly few accounts of a voyage on a convict transport.Cramp explains that the 'scarcity of employment in England determined me again to try my fortune abroad'. He found a place on the convict transport Tottenham, which struck a reef shortly after leaving Woolwich, and then transferred to the Lady Castlereagh, which at 842 tons was the largest convict ship of its time. Although the descriptions of the two Australian colonies are relatively brief, they are well written and give a good idea of Sydney, Newcastle and Hobart as they appeared to a visitor in the latter years of Macquarie's governorship. Cramp returned by way of India, since Macquarie had chartered the Lady Castlereagh to transport troops there, but he was again unlucky: he was shipwrecked off India. He eventually reached England in 1821.Cramp's text is followed by Forbin's Recollections of Sicily with an engraved view of Taormina; the two were published together in the series Modern Voyages and Travels.This is H.L. White's copy from the library at Belltrees.

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        Specimens of Riding Near London

      1823. Alken&#39;s Rare Satire Successfully Transplants Horse&#39;s Ass to Rider&#39;s SeatALKEN, Henry. Specimens of Riding Near London. Drawn from Life. London: Published by Thomas M&#39;Lean,. Repository of Wit and Humour, No. 26, Haymarket, 1823. Second edition. Oblong folio (8 3/4 x 12 3/4 in; 222 x 323 mm). Printed title and eighteen hand-colored engraved plates. Late nineteenth century half red roan over red cloth boards. ruled in gilt. Rectangular red roan gilt lettering label, bordered in gilt on front board. Spine with two raised bands, paneled and lettered in gilt. Clean tear in the inside margin of the seventeenth plate (just touching image) expertly and almost invisibly repaired. A few other small marginal tears neatly repaired. Some very minor marginal spotting or soiling to the margins but still a near fine copy. Plates watermarked 1821 and 1822.A work of great scarcity with only one copy of the first edition (1821) and only three copies of this, the second edition, coming to auction within the last thirty-five years. The last copy appeared over eleven years ago.The Plates:1. One of the comforts of riding in company. H. Alken 1821.2. Symptoms of Things going downhill. H. Alken 1821.3. The pleasure of riding in company. One would stop if the other Could. H. Alken 1821.4. Preparing for the Easter Hunt (I shall be over Jack). H. Alken 1821.5. The Consequences of having plenty of company on the Road. H. Alken 1821.6. A thing of the last consequence. H. Alken 1821.7. Delighted. S. Alken del et sc. Augt. 1, 1821.8. Perfectly satisfied. S. Alken del et sc. Augt. 1, 1821.9. Dissatisfied. S. Alken del et sc. Augt. 1, 1821.10. Surprised. S. Alken del et sc. Augt. 1, 1821.11. Displeased. S. Alken del et sc. Augt. 1, 1821.12. Terrified. S. Alken del et sc. Augt. 1, 1821.13. &#39;Taste - View near Knigtsbridge. (Bound as frontispiece). Drawn and Engraved by S. Alken Septr. 1, 1821.14. Lords - View in Hyde Park. Oct. 1, 1821.15. Yeomanry of England paying a visit. H. Alken del et sc. 1821.16. Fancy - View near Grays Inn Road. Drawn and Engraved by S. Alken Septr. 1, 1821.17. Folly - View near Acton. Drawn and Engraved by S. Alken Septr. 1, 1821.18. Knights - View in the City Road. Oct. 1, 1821.Tooley 52.

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        Three complete sets of horse studies and two single plates.] Etudes de chevaux après nature.

      Paris, Gihaut, [1822-1823]. - Folio (368 x 272 mm). 30 lithogr. plates, including one title page. Bound in contemp. oblong red half morocco, spine bearing giltstamped title "Chevaux et Voitures". Three series of Gericault's horse studies, each complete as published and in excellent impressions on strong wove paper (not watermarked), bound together with a hitherto unrecorded depiction of a sheikh on an Arabian horse. The first series, published as "Etudes de Chevaux lithographiés" in 1822, shows various horse races, including the Arabian horse as well as Egyptian, English, and French horses. "Cet ouvrage sera composé de trois livraisons, dont chacune contiendra quatre planches" (Beaux-arts de Paris). Second of at least four states throughout, with the names of the artist and printer. The second series, published without a title in 1823, shows the various purposes for which horses are used (racehorses, military horses, cart horses and postillon horses, among others) and is complete as well with eight prints. The third series, also issued without a title in 1823, comprises seven prints depicting cavalry, trotters, a horse leaping over an obstacle, and a jockey on his horse, also including two oriental-themed plates: a lion devouring a horse and a fist-shaking "Giaour" (not from Géricault's Byron series). Three plates from this set are identified by Delteils as contemporary copies by Louis Courtin. The lithographed frontispiece of the first series was bound at the beginning of the present volume as a title. The final leaves in this collection are the dead horse in the snow (an image inspired by Napoleon's Russian campaign) from Géricault's 1823 series "Quatre sujects divers", and a fine plate of a pistol-wielding Sheikh mounted on his Arabian steed, with an oriental desert settlement in the background (not recorded by Delteil). "Gericault est, sans conteste, un des plus grands peintres hippiques de son siècle [.] Les bonnes épreuves sont recherchées et et assez rares" (Mennessier de la Lance I, 545). - Of the utmost rarity: while the British Museum holds the complete suites of the first series, we were unable to trace any complete copies of the other suites contained in this sammelband. While numerous separate Gericault lithographs sold at recent auctions, fetching up to £3000 each, not a single complete suite is listed in auction records of the last decades. - All prints are of exceptional quality, showing rich contrast on superior paper, occasionally showing various degrees of foxing in the margins; a minute tear to the lower edge of the title leaf. Attractively bound in red half morocco with sparsely gilt spine. Altogether a beautiful copy in excellent, crisp condition. Delteil 46-57; 58-65; 66-72; 77. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FRANKLIN'S NARRATIVE

      1823 leather binding, 1st edition, FRANKLIN'S NARRATIVE, being A JOURNEY TO THE SHORES OF THE POLAR SEA 1819-20-21-22, by Capt. John Franklin (1786-1847), later Rear Admiral, Sir John Franklin, British polar explorer who perished along with 128 others on a journey to find the Northwest Passage in 1845.  During this expedition through the wilds of the Northwest Territory in Canada, known as the Coppermine Expedition, Lt. John Franklin lost 11 of his party of 19 men. Starvation was the main cause, but poor planning, supplies, game, weather and an early onset of winter, and the inability to adapt to climate and change, played each a role.  Survivors found relief at the hands of the Yellowknife Indian Tribe, aka the Copper Indians of the Great Slave Lake area.  Franklin was much criticized, but did travel over 5,500 miles, even though this amounted to but a trifle of coastline mapped, compared to the body of work of Lewis and Clark. His contribution is probably best shown in the appendix relating to the natural science and history, and the botany plates. Period volume is in good plus condition with repairs to front and back hinges, original period full leather boards, marbled endpapers, light foxing and stains, many aquatint color and black and white engraved plates, along with four large fold out maps. Boards have wear and use but holding firm, tight binding, no loose pages, original label present on spine, top inch and one half of title page cut out, small tears to maps, misfolding, wear and tear, good plus over all.  Very large first edition, measures 9 x 11 x 2.5 inches thick.  Published by John Murray, London, England.

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        Illustrations to Popular Songs

      London: Thomas M&#145;lean, 1823. . Second edition, oblong folio, (iv) pp, followed by 43 fine coloured plates, each with blank leaf as a guard, marbled endpapers, bookplate. Contemporary half calf, moiré patterned sides, rebacked retaining the original backstrip, red morocco label on upper cover, gilt tooled spine in compartments, a.e.g. Tooley 37 gives the first edition of 1822, with the plates in a different order.

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        The Beauties of Cambria

      London, 1823 Consisting of Sixty Views in North and South Wales; Each accompanied by a page of letter-press. In contemporary half leather with marbled boards, worn a little, corners and edges a little worn and bumped, title and tooling in gilt to black leather label, gilt tooling to leather edges. Spine has been relaid, keeping most of the old, lots of gilt tooling, edges have a little leather loss and are worn. Internally there is a small bookseller label and a bookplate to fep, title page has an ink name & inscription to head, dedication sheet, 3 pp list of subscribers, contents page followed by the B&W plates, light foxing to plate edges, 1 plate has red ink mark to extreme edge of margin, not paginated. Hughes, painter and engraver, was born at Pwll-y-gwichiad, near Llandudno. He was the son of Thomas Hughes and his wife, Jane Williams, and was baptized at Llandudno on 20 February 1790. His earliest known example of his work is a portrait (dated 1812) of the Revd John Evans (1723&ndash;1817) of Bala, Merioneth, which was engraved in the Drysorfa (vol. 3). Between 1819 and 1822 he worked at Meddiant Farm on a volume of wood-engravings entitled Beauties of Cambria (1823) which was published by subscription and which became his best-known work. All the views were engraved by himself, fifty-eight from his own drawings. His engraving style has been compared to that of Thomas Bewick. His treatment of natural objects was realistic, minute, and laborious, and his foliage always graceful. Four of these &lsquo;singularly beautiful wood engravings&rsquo; are reproduced in Chatto (Chatto, 538&ndash;40). See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        [Color Plate] Hints on ornamental gardening : consisting of a series of designs for garden buildings, useful and decorative gates, fences, railroads, &c. : accompanied by observations on the principles and theory of rural improvement, interspersed with occasional remarks on rural architecture

      London: Printed for R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, by J. Diggens, 14, St. Ann&#39;s Lane,, 1823. First Edition. Fine. First edition. 4to: 110,[2, Index]pp, with the half-title and 27 hand-colored plates (watermarked &#39;J Whatman Turkey Mill 1823&#39;), "elegantly colored, typical of the high degree of finish usually found in Rudolph Ackermann&#39;s work" (Archer); a general plan, uncolored, with overlay in sepia, and woodcut diagrams in the text. Modern chocolate calf, sides framed in single gilt fillet and leaf roll in blind, spine in six compartments divided by French fillets with central gilt flower ornaments, green morocco lettering piece gilt, end papers renewed. An exceptional copy, finely rebound to period style, text and plates clean, fresh and unmarked. Abbey Life 46. Ray, England, 43. Cleveland Collections 868. Archer 248.2. Prideaux, p. 181 & First Edition of this important and charming work on garden design, a "necessary companion volume to the author&#39;s Rural Residences and of greater rarity" (Abbey), discussing "specific techniques for achieving [the] integration of architecture and landscape. . . . According to Papworth, the architect must possess artistic as well as technical abilities." He must have "qualifications both of the painter and sculptor; and the power of combining the theories of art with scientific excellence.&#39;" (Archer). This "well printed [book] with pleasing little plates and readable text" (Prideaux) originated as a series of 34 articles, each consisting of a single plate and accompanying description, appearing in Ackermann&#39;s Repository between 1819 and 1821. Papworth chose 28 of these fine aquatints (including ones of an aviary, dairy, ice house, laundry, poultry house, Venetian tent, bath and apiary) to be included here and added revised and expanded descriptions with "an important new introductory essay" (Archer). N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Cruchley&#39;s Improved Environs of London. (Cruchley&#39;s New and Improved Environs of London, extending 15 to 18 Miles round St. Paul&#39;s, on a Scale of Three Quarters of an Inch to a Mile. On which is carefully delineated all the Main & Cross Roads, Foot Paths, & Gentleman&#39;s Seats, Parks, Inns. Divisions & Sub-divisions of the counties in Hundreds, &c. &c. &c., . From An Actual Survey). cover title

      London. Engraved and Published b, July 17th, 1823,. by G.F. Cruchleym Mapper. folding linen backed engraved map in panels, 60x 61cm, mounted on linen and folded to 20.5x 12cm, colour & outline colour, map slightly dust worn, expertly restored and relayed, very good to fine, in the original slipcase which is heavily worn with paper label on the upper cover, very rare ~ With the increase in all means of transportation in the nineteenth century, these convenient folding maps were used by horse riders, wagon drivers, railroad passengers, steamboat voyageurs, etc., etc.

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        GOTHAM AND THE GOTHAMITES, A MEDLEY

      New York. 1823.. lvi,93,[1]pp. 12mo. Original printed boards. Front cover detached, rear hinge tender. Spine chipped, boards lightly worn. Very minor foxing. Still very good. Untrimmed and unopened. In a half morocco and cloth case. A harsh satire of prominent New York Society members, including the Jewish diplomat Mordecai Noah. Written in the form of a long poem, the text is extensively footnoted to clarify precisely whom the author is skewering. Judah was indicted for libel after this work&#39;s publication, briefly spending time in prison before being released due to ill health. SHOEMAKER 12971. BAL 11020.

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

      Lon., 1823.. b/w plates. Something of an oddity. The keynote of Porter&#146;s career - and of his published narrative - was his campaign in the Pacific against British shipping during the War of 1812. His book was first published in America in 1815. It appeared eight years later in London, with all the anti-British passages cut out. This edition features three plates and a folding map of the Galapagos Islands. See Hill, 1374. Howes P-484. A handsome, untrimmed copy, rebound in half morocco over marbled boards. An excellent copy of a scarce book.

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        Voyage in the South Seas in the years 1812, 1813 and 1814 with particular details of the Gallipagos and Washington Islands, A

      London: Published by Sir Richard Phillips & Co., Bride-Court, Bridge-Street, 1823. Three-Quarter Calf. Near Fine. Slim 8vo: [2],126pp, with three copper-engraved plates (one folding), folding map of the Galapagos Islands, and woodcut of a tortoise in the text. Recent period-style three-quarter calf, spine in six compartments between raised bands decorated in gilt and blind, brown leather lettering piece gilt, marbled paper-covered boards, end papers renewed, edges untrimmed. An excellent, wide-margined copy, text and plates generally clean and bright. Provenance: small bookseller&#39;s ticket ("Haymes & Sons Bookdealers") to front paste down. Scarce: WorldCat locates just one copy worldwide. Sabin 64220. Hill 1374.& & First English Edition, following the Philadelphia (1815) and New York (1822) printings, with anti-British passages expunged. As commander of the frigate USS Essex in the War of 1812, Porter achieved fame by capturing the first British warship of the conflic as well as several merchantmen. In February 1813 he sailed the Essex around Cape Horn and cruised the Pacific, warring on British whaler, capturing twelve and taking 360 prisoners. His fleet spent the final months of 1813 regrouping in the Marquises Islands, which he claimed for the United States and renamed the Madison Islands, in honor of President James Madison.&

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        Elia. Essays Which Appeared Under That Signature In The London Magazine WITH The Last Essays Of Elia. Being A Sequel To Essays Published Under That Name

      London: Taylor and Hessey & Edward Moxon, 1823-1833. First edition. leather_bound. Full late nineteenth century red morocco gilt. Aeg. Fine in fine matching red cloth slipcase. 2 vols./No Dust Jacket. 341 & 283 pages. First edition, first issue; Fleet Street address in Vol. I, and half title Vol.II. A large portion of Lamb&#39;s biography can be taken from the Essays. "His subject was humanity at large, but, in himself, he saw its microcosm. Using his own impressions and recollections as a text for his work, he wrote without a trace of egotism or self-assertion."[see: CHEL p.195]. ASHLEY III, pp.50, 53. GROLIER English 74. Both volumes lack adverts. Exceptional copies, double gilt cover border panels, raised bands, spine panels decorated with gilt floral motifs, elaborate inner dentelles, blue watered silk endpapers.

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        The Age Bronze

      London: Printed for John Hunt, 22, Old Bond Street, 1823. First edition, with half-title. 8vo (225 x 137 mm). 36 pp. Drab wrappers, uncut, fine. Laid into half brown morocco slipcase and chemise. Randolph, p. 81; Wise, Byron II, pp. 41-2 . A fine copy in wrappers of Byron&#39;s savage satire (his last) of post-Napoleanic Europe

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        Zweiter Jahresbericht über die Irrenanstalt zu Schleswig vom 1. Oktober 1821 bis zum 30. September 1822. Zeitgenössische Abschrift auf Papier mit Wasserzeichen "C. & J. Honig" - "Pro Patria"

      Schleswig, 13. Januar 1823. 32 cm. 33, (3 weiße) S. - Kirchhoff I, 141 - Gerichtet an die Königliche Direktion der Irrenanstalt (heute: SCHLEI-Klinikum Schleswig FKSL), gedruckt nicht nachweisbar. Jessen (1793 - 1875) war bereits bei der Arbeit an seiner Dissertation als Arzt für die im Jahr 1820 errichtete Irrenanstalt in Schleswig vorgesehen (NDB 10, 423). "Wie vielseitig er sich beschäftigte und in welchem Umfang er auch praktische Fragen behandelte, beweisen seine Jahresberichte, die ein verständnisvolles Entgegenkommen bei den Behörden fanden" (Kirchhoff). Dieser Bericht enthält interessante Auskünfte über Altersstruktur der Patienten, Krankheitsursachen, Therapien, etc. Breiten Raum darin nimmt seine Beurteilung der Anstalt zu Waldheim ein. Außerdem werden Kostenfragen, Neuanschaffungen und Nachsorge für entlassen Patienten erörtert. Gut lesbare deutsche Kurrentschrift -

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        Resa genom Sverige, Norrige, Lappland, Finnland och Ingermanland åren 1817, 1818 och 1820.

      Stockholm, Georg Scheutz, 1823-25. XII + 264 + (2) + 219 + (4) + 676 + (4) + 740 s. Fine samt skinnbd. med fire opph. bind. Rødt skinn tittelfelt. Rik ryggdekor i gull.. *Schiötz 938d *

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        Portrait medallion of Captain Cook

      possibly Paris,: Durand's Universal Series,, 1823.. Copper medallion, 42 mm. diameter, inscribed on obverse: "Jacobus Cook" and on reverse: "Natus An. MDCCXXVIII. Marton in Cumbria Angliae obiit An. MDCCLXXIX..."; a fine example. Scarce: a fine specimen of this commemorative portrait medal of Captain Cook.This was one of a series of famous explorers and illustrious figures in the history of science and technology, the "Series Numismatica Universalis Virorum Illustrium" issued by Durand over several years. Other medals in the series commemorated figures such as Kepler, Galileo and Huygens.It is known to be a rare piece, as no example could be located by Alan Klenman to use as an illustration in his important record of the coins and medals of James Cook, The Faces of Captain Cook. Klenman tentatively suggested that the place of manufacture was Paris.Klenman, K6; not recorded by Beddie.

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        MECHANICS' MAGAZINE, [Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette] Volume 1 (-Volume 43) [edited by Joseph Clinton Robertson]

      London : Knight & Lacey 1823-28, then Mechanics' Magazine Office... 1829-45 . 43 vols, 8vo, title-pages and indexes in all volumes, uniform half russia, marbled boards, gilt titling on spines, hinges of vols 34 and 43 neatly repaired, a good sound run of this important magazine. Apart from perhaps a set (unobtainable!) of 'Patent Specifications' the Mechanics Magazine is surely the richest single source for material on 19th century mechanics. A random sample of subjects from one volume include, railways, steam carriages, pile-driving, printing machinery, hydraulic bookbinder's press, Thames bridges, Russian paper-making, steam ships and an improved bee-hive. It was founded, and edited till 1851, by Joseph Clinton Robertson (1788-1852), a patent agent in Fleet Street. In 1859 with the beginning of the 'New Series' it changed both format (to 4to) and title to The Mechanics Magazine, and Journal of Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Manufactures, and Shipbuilding, thus reflecting a change of direction from the 'amateur' mechanics of the early 19th century to the heavy engineering of the industrial revolution at its peak. It continued in this form until 1873 when it merged with Iron, a journal of the iron industry. It is this first series however which is by far the most interesting and important. In their editorial to volume 1 of the New Series, the editors, R.A. Brooman and E.J. Reed, say of the first issue - " .....it proved to be the beginning of a publication which has unquestionably exerted great influences upon modern science - has formed the model for scientific journalists throughout the world.... Nor was that first number the precursor of great literary influences alone. For in its pages Mr Robertson, its founder and editor, took the lead in the establishment of the London Mechanics' Institution and virtually of all those kindred institutions which now abound in the land."

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        Les Contretems en Caricatures

      1823-24. Scarce Awkward Clashes! Trés Amusant! Trés Rare Inopportune Social and Personal EventsLAMI, Eugéne. Les Contretems en Caricatures. Paris: Gide fils, [Dec.]1823 - [Jan.]1824. First edition. Oblong octavo (7 5/8 x 10 5/8 in; 195 x 272 mm). Twenty-four hand-colored lithographs mounted on stubs. Bound c. 1920 to contemporary style in three-quarter green linen over marbled boards. Crimson morocco title labels to upper board and spine. With the dated ownership signatures of G.R. Bayem to front endpapers. Fifth plate cut and mounted not affecting image in any manner A fine copy.An exceptionally scarce album, with no copies coming to auction within the last thirty-six years, and OCLC /KVK recording only three copies worldwide, at the Morgan Library; Princeton; and University of Miami. We know of only one copy in private hands, sold to a client of ours ten years ago."This early album of broad caricatures hardly suggests what Lami was to become. Though he took ten of his plates from Rowlandson&#39;s Miseries of Human Life [London, 1808], he can hardly be accused of plagiarism, since he transposed the English artist&#39;s subjects to French settings, in effect making new creations of them. In plate 23 ["He! bonjour, mon cher Oncle..."] the French officer treading on the gouty toe of his invalid uncle is quite a different figure from the English sea captain of Misery no. 11, while the properties beside the two valetudinarians testify to contrasting national habits. Nonetheless, the powerful influence of the English tradition of caricature on French comic artists of the 1820s could not be more clearly demonstrated than by these two albums. Quite as much as Rowlandson&#39;s aquatints, Lami&#39;s lithographs require color to be effective" (Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book).&#147;This elegant and brilliant painter devoted much of his time to lithography between 1817 and 1833. The son of an Empire bureaucrat, [Lami] grew up in Paris. Beginning in 1815, he studied painting with Horace Vernet and afterwards in the studio of Baron Gros&#133;To support himself he made lithographs for several albums, including in 1822 a Collection des uniformes des armées françaises, de 1791 à 1814&#133;Lami paid his first visit to England in 1826, during which he drew the sketches which resulted in his Souvenirs de Londres&#133;under [Henry Monnier&#146;s] guidance [he] comprehensively explored London and the countryside. Indeed, Monnier provided more than a third of the twenty-eight designs which make up Lami&#146;s finest album, the Voyage en Angleterre. It is here that for the first time Lami struck his distinctive note in lithography. These precise and sparkling plates, which show England in its most attractive aspects, brought the lithographic recording of the passing scene to an unprecedented level of grace and refinement. Lami&#146;s Tribulations de gens à équipages of 1827 and Six quartiers de Paris&#133;treat French subjects in the same manner&#133;After Lami gained recognition as a painter, he became a frequenter of the fashionable world, which he rendered with sympathy and brio. His chief albums of this kind are the charming Vie de château, published in two series in 1828 and 1833, and the Quadrille de Marie Stuart&#148; (Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, p. 203).Lemoisne, L&#39;oeuvre d&#39;Eugène Lami, p. 369. Lipperheide 3698. Ray 137.

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        Welsh Scenery

      London: John Murray, 1823 Half brown hard grain morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered and decorated spine compartments. Internally, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, bookplate (Henry Blackwell) to fpd, large paper copy, half title present, 35 engraved plates by Edward Finden after Robert Batty, each with a leaf of descriptive text, printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars, aside from a few insignificant spots, a stellar copy. A very attractive gathering of finely executed engravings of Welsh Scenery including such well known sites as Cader Idris, Snowdon, Caernarvon and Conway Castles....Batty also wrote, illustrated topographical books about the scenery of France (1822); Germany (1823); Wales (1823); Hanover, Saxony, and Denmark (1828); and India; and Select Views of the Principal Cities of Europe (1830&ndash;33), which suggests that he spent little time with his regiment after its return from France in 1818.! See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        BIBLIOTHECA GLOUCESTRENSIS

      Published by Washbourn And Son, Charles Baldwyn, 1823. Hardback. Very Good. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. A Collection of Scarce and Curious Tracts Relating to the County and City of Gloucester. Three volume set. Volumes 1 and 2 are the large paper editions. List of subscribers. B/w portrait frontis to Vols 1 and 2. B/w map as frontis to Vol 3. Modern brown cloth binding with red title labels and gilt titles to spine. Volume 3 SIGNED by author. [S]

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        Album de la Jeunesse, des Amateurs, et des Artistes

      Gorgeous album, illustrated with 25 plates. 1823. Paris. Joubert. In 8vo oblong (215 mm x 135 mm). 1 [blank] + 16 + 1 ff + 26 plates. Full contemporary grain-long ?bordeaux? morocco, boards stamped in blind, spine flat tooled in blind, green endpapers, slightly rubbed, else fine. Foxing spots, light marginal soiling to a few pages, else a wide margined, fresh and clean copy. Rare and beautiful album; contains an engraved portrait of the author and 25 plates, drawn and engraved by Duplessi-Bertaux. The plates show a wide range of subjects, including blacksmiths, military scenes, ?Les Chaudronieres?, a Barber performing, the army on march, a Cossacks camping, the Waterloo battle, a ?grand Turc? on a horse, amongst others. The work begins with an historic review of the engraving, with extensive notes on the author, Callot, La Belle and Sebastien Leclerc by Joubert, who was editor of the album. Benezit, IV, 32.

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        THE GENIUS OF OBLIVION AND OTHER ORIGINAL POEMS BY A LADY OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE [AUTHOR OF MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB]

      Concord: Jacob B Moore. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1823. First Edition. Hardcover. AMERICANA; Children; Nursery Rhymes; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 146, [1] pages; Bound in tree calf, with binding tight. Contents toned, ffep creased and torn. Contents generallly Good+. This is the first published book by the author of the poem- "Mary Had a Little Lamb" An early and, judging by the Mary poem, important early woman author. Outer margin wormed 1/3" pp 103-28 well clear of text. .

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        Narrative of an Expedition to the Source of St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods, &c. Performed in the Year 1823, by Order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun...

      2 vols. Illustrated with folding engraved map (by J.H. Young), 8 engraved plates (including a frontispiece in each volume) and 3 folding letterpress tables,[vii-xiv], 458 pp.; vi, 248, 156 pp.(appendix). 8vo, original boards with paper spine labels, bookplates, plates misbound else an exceptionally clean set. First English edition. Howes, K20; Peel 154; Sabin, 37137; TPL 1284 . William Keating was a geologist and mineralogist who joined Stephen Long's expedition in 1823 to the Red River and the confines of Lake Superior. Keating not only acted as chief geologist but also as a historian of the region making exacting notes and observations on the flora, fauna and natives of the region. The expedition took the group westward through Minnesota territory and then northwards to Lake Winnipeg. They continued south to Lake of the Woods, back through Superior (in an open boat for two weeks) and up the Niagara to return home to Philadelphia. The entire journey, taking six months, was documented and published in 1824 in Philadelphia and the following year in London. It was hugely popular and remained the standard geological report for over thirty years. Keating's narrative includes important observations on the native Indian settlements which hitherto had not been fully examined. There is an Indian vocabulary at the end of the appendices.

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        The Hermit in the Country; or, Sketches of British Manners. 10 Volumes (3 Complete Sets)

      Henry Colburn and Co., 1823. New. Hardcover Hardcover. Good. Three complete sets of this very rare collection! One set includes a Volume IV with extra content. Set has been beautifully rebound by H. Sotheran & Co. of London. 3/4 tan leather decorated with gilt on spine with title patch and volume label. Top edge gilt. Stated New Edition. Binding is tight. Light bumping and rubbing. Occasional brown spotting on interior pages. Good condition. Amazing set! Published by Henry Colburn & Co., 1823

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        Wien&#39;s Geschichte und seine Denkwürdigkeiten

      Wien, Härter 1823-25.. 2 Jgge. in 8 Bdn. (v. 9). Mit je 1 Kupfertit. u. 54 (v.61) tlw. gefalt. Stichen, Stammtaf. u. Tab. Es fehlen 4 Stiche, 2 Ktn. u. 1 Stammtaf. (liegt in Kopie bei). HLn. d. Zt. (7) u. Pbd. d. Zt. (1) mit Rückensch. Tit. vers. gestemp. Gelenke tlw. gelockert. Im Ganzen von sehr guter Erhaltung. Gugitz I, 32; Hayn-Got. VIII, 459:; Slg. Eckl IV, 155; Slg. Mayer 192 - "Hauptwerk! Cplt. bereits selten!" Es fehlt 1. Jg./Bd. 4. "Die Kollation dieses für die Geschichte Wiens bedeutenden Werkes ist meist außerordentlich schwierig, da die Anzahl der Kupferstiche und Lithographien schwankt. Die Tafeln `Das Burgtor von Nobile´und `Cortisches Kaffeehaus im Volksgarten´sind allem Anschein nach nur einem Teil der ausgeführten Exemplare beigebunden worden." (In unserem Expl. vorhanden). Nebehay-W. 267 (ausführl.)

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        The Fables of Aesop, and others, with designs on wood

      Newcastle: T Bewick and Son, 1823 In modern brown half leather with contemporary boards, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine is modern, to style with blind tooling, raised bands and gilt title. Internally, original green endpapers, faint remains of removed bookplate, some very minimal foxing, no inscriptions etc, title page with vignette, thumb print colophon present which states its a Royal copy at £1 4s -d, with the red fern superimposed, and No 34, (xxiv), 376 pp, 188 fables, 188, headpieces to fables, 135 tailpieces, printed in Newcastle by Edward Walker, an edition of 150 copies. A lovely copy clean and tight. (Roscoe 46A. & see BewickSociety.org)Bewick, wood-engraver, who in 1811 began on his last book, his Fables of Aesop and Others (1818, 2nd edn 1823). He planned the enterprise during convalescence from illness, writing some fables of his own and reworking or taking unacknowledged contributions from others. The engravings were designed on the wood by Bewick with his drawing finished in the greatest detail; the cutting was done by apprentices under his close supervision and where necessary later refined by their master. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        The Fire-Eater

      London: John Anderson, Jun. Edinburgh, and Simpkin & Marshall, 1823. xi, 368p.17.5cm. First Edition. Rebound in modern half leather over marbled boards. Red title label with title in gilt. Five raised bands and six compartments with decorations in gilt. A few pages have been cleaned. A fine copy of a rare book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Book.

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        Spain & Portugal, Reduced from Jasr. Nantiat&#146;s Map in Four Sheets

      London Jas. Wyld, May 1, 1823. . Map dimensions 54.5 x 77.5 cm, overall dimensions 56 x 79.5 cm. Folding map of the Iberian peninsula and the Balearic Islands. Original colour in outline marking out the coastlines plus country and state boundaries. Dissected into 20 sections and mounted on linen, original drab paper to one of the folded end sections and publisher&#146;s advertisement to the other, original marbled paper slipcase with publisher&#146;s label to upper board, the advert and the label both bearing the same contemporary ownership inscription. Slight wear to the edges of the case, they and the map in excellent condition.

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        The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund BurkeIn Eight Volumes

      London - Thomas M&#39;Lean, 1823 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A smartly bound collection of works from Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher, Edmund Burke. Featuring a frontispiece of Edmund Burke, engraved by T. W. Fry from a medallion by T. R. Poole. Contains a collection of Burke&#39;s thoughts, which encompasses not only his political principles but his much broader philosophical and theological views. Volume one contains Life of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, A Vindication of Natural Society and A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. Volume two contains A Short Account of a Late Short Administration, Observations on a Late Publication, Intituled the Present State of the Nation, Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents and a Speech on American Taxation. Volume three contains Speech at Mr. Burke&#39;s Arrival at Bristol, and at the Conclusion of the Poll, Speech on Moving his Resolutions for Concliation with America, A Letter from Mr. Burke, to the Sheriffs of Bristol, on the Affairs of America, Two Letters from Mr Burke, to Gentlemen in the City of Bristol, on the Bill depending in Parliament relative to the Trade of Ireland, Speech on Presenting to the House of Commons, a Plan for the Better Security of the Independence of Parliament, and the Economical Reformation of the Civil and other Establishments and a Speech at Bristol, previous to the Election, in 1780. Volume four contains Speech on the East-India Bill, Speech on the Nabob of Arcot&#39;s Debts, Appendix to the Preceding Speech and A Representation to his Majesty, moved in the House of Commons, June 14, 1784. Volume five contains Substance of the Speech on the Army Estimates, 1790, and Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings of Certain Societies in London Relative to that Event. Volume six contains a Letter to a Member of the National Assembly of France, Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, a Letter to a Peer of Ireland on the Penal Laws against Irish Catholics and a Letter to Sir Hercules Langrishe. Volume seven contains Hints for a Memorial to be delivered to Monsieur de M. M, Thoughts on French Affairs, Heads for Consideration on the Present State of Affairs. 1792, Remarks on the Policy of the Allies, with Respect to France, 1793, Observations on the Conduct of the Minority, 1793, a Letter to William Elliott, Thoughts and Details on Scarcity and A Letter from the Right Honourable Edmund Burke to a Noble Lord. With lastly volume eight containing the three letters On the Proposals for Peace with the Regicide Directory of France, Speech at Bristol on Declining the Poll in 1780 and a Preface to the Address of M. Brissott. With Arthur Gregory&#39;s armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Complete in eight volumes. Condition: Rebound in calf bindings with gilt designs to the spines. Externally, all bindings are smart, with very light rubbing, and very slight fading to the spines. Two volumes have marks to the tail of the spines. Internally, all are firmly bound and extremely bright and clean. Some light offsetting from frontispiece. Volume one is not bound in its original order, but is complete. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        WORLD IN MINIATURE; THE NETHERLANDS; Containing a Description of the Character, Manners, Habits, and Costumes of the Inhabitants of the Late Seven United Provinces, Flanders, and Brabant

      London: R. Ackermann, [1823]. First edition. Illustrated with eighteen hand colored engraved plates. 12mo, half cloth over boards, paper label, untrimmed pages, housed in a morocco-backed clam-shell box. ix, 241. A very fine copy, with early ownership inscription and the ex-libris of Estelle Doheny. With fine and clear impressions and colouring. Very scarce in the original boards.

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        30 (dreißig) An- und Aussichten, zu dem Taschenbuch für den Besuch der sächsischen Schweiz; neu aufgenommen, gezeichnet und gestochen von A. L. Richter

      Dresden, Arnold 1823. 12 x 17 cm. Widmungsblatt, Titel und 30 Radierungen. Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit - Hoff / Budde 146-175 - Rümann, 19. Jh. 1853 - Erstausgabe seines ersten selbständigen Werkes. Zustand I mit Numerierung und Bezeichnungen (vgl. Hoff / Budde). Ansichten vom Liebetaler Grund, Lochmühle, Bastei, Schandau, Schmilka, Prebischtor, Hirniskretschen, Schloß Hohnstein, Rathener Felsen sowie Aussichten vom großen Winterberg, vom Brand bei Hohnstein, vom Buchberg bei Sebnitz, vom großen Zschirnstein, vom Schneeberg, etc. Vor dem Titel ist beigebunden: Widmungsblatt mit handschriftl. Widmung Richters an Landrentmeister von Möhrig. Einband restauriert, Buchblock neu eingehängt, Titel obere Ecke mit einem Teil der Titeleinfassung ergänzt, die Ansichten in schönen Abdrucken. Ein Exemplar mit Widmungsblatt wie dieses ist für uns nicht nachweisbar. -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        A New American Atlas containing Maps of the Several States of the North American Union, projected and drawn on a uniform scale from documents found in public offices of the United States and State Governments, and other original and authentic information by Henry S. Tanner

      Philadelphia: H.S. Tanner, 1823. Folio. (23 7/8 x 16 5/8 inches). Letterpress half-title, 1p. index and 18pp. text. Engraved title with vignette of the "First Landing of Columbus in the New World", 18 fine hand- coloured engraved maps (16 double-page, 2 folding). Expertly bound to style in half-calf over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, the flat spine gilt and divided into seven compartments by fillets and roll tools, lettered in the second compartment, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers. A fine copy of the first collected edition of "the most distinguished atlas published in the United States during the engraving period" (Ristow). Tanner&#39;s New American Atlas contained the most accomplished series of maps of America that had yet appeared in an atlas. Of the greatest importance were the maps of American states. These maps were drawn up using a careful combination of original surveys and the best existing published sources. The evident high cost of production meant that the publishers took the decision to issue the maps in five separate parts which were published from 1819 to 1823. A second revised edition appeared in 1825. The maps, all of which are carefully hand-coloured, include a double-page world map, 4 double-page maps of continents, a map of South America on two joined sheets (numbered 6 and 7 in the index), a map of North America on 4 joined sheets (numbered 8 -11) and 11 double-page maps of the various States. The very large map of North America is of particular beauty and note. Wheat writes: "This map was a landmark - a great cartographical achievement ... Tanner made good use of a large number of intervening map, those of interest here being Humboldt&#39;s &#39;New Spain,&#39; Pike&#39;s various maps, Long&#39;s map, and Pedro Walker&#39;s &#39;Map of New California&#39; ... This 1822 map of North America was the progenitor of a long line of famous maps" (Wheat, II: pp. 82-87). Contemporary reviews of the atlas were favourable: the New American Atlas "is decidedly one of the most splendid works of the kind ever executed in this country" (United States Gazette, September 1823). Never "has either America or Europe, produced a geographical description of the several States of the Union, so honorable to the Arts, and so creditable to the nation as Tanner&#39;s American Atlas." (National Advocate 25 August 1824). Perhaps the most enthusiastic report came from the scholar Jared Sparks who wrote in the April 1824 issue of the North American Review that "as an American Atlas, we believe Mr. Tanner&#39;s work to hold a rank far above any other, which has been published." Howes T29; Phillips 1376; cf. Ristow American Maps and Map Makers pp. 154 &193-198; Rumsey 2892; Sabin 94319; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 350.

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        The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia

      1823. [Virginia]. Hening, William Waller [1767/8-1828], Compiler. The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia, From the First Session of the Legislature, in the Year 1619; Published Pursuant to an Act of the General Assembly of Virginia, Passed on the Fifth Day of February One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eight (Complete set volumes 1-13). New York: Printed for the Editor, by R.& W.& G. Bartow (and other publishers), 1819-1823. 13 Volumes. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, uniform lettering pieces and fillets to spine, early owner label to Volume II. Some rubbing and scuffing, a few later repairs to spines, bindings varnished, some hinges starting, wear to outer portions of text blocks of Volumes VIII and IX, not affecting text. Early owner signatures (of T. Crutchfield) to spines (very faint) and preliminaries. As noted in Tower, we find for the most part that "The Certificate &c., is usually pasted on the back of the title page." Toning, occasional faint dampstaining, interiors otherwise fresh. A handsome set. * Uncommon complete set, Volumes I-IV, second edition (the best edition according to Tower), remaining volumes, first. A project sponsored by Thomas Jefferson, this compilation represents the legislation and political history of Virginia from 1619 to 1792. Jefferson initiated a similar project but was unable to complete it. Delighted to have recruited Hening, he gave him his materials, offered advice and contributed the preface. He also circulated a promotional letter to attract subscribers, which states: "The opinion I entertain of the importance of the work may be justly inferred from the trouble & expense I incurred during the earliest part of my life, to save such remains of our antient laws as were then still in existence. The compilation appears to be correctly & judiciously made, and gives us exactly what I had so long considered as a desideratum for our country. It sheds a new light on our early history, and furnishes additional security to the tenure of our rights & property" (quoted in Sowerby). The preface of Volume I notes that only 350 of the first four volumes were printed and 500 of the later volumes, thus vols. I-IV went to a second edition by the completion of Volume

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        Reisen in Syrien, Palastina und der Gegend des Berges Sinai

      Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, Weimar, 1823. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes in 19th century half calf over marbled boards - old seminary library spine label and stamp to titles, otherwise unmarked. Joints splitting but held by cords - bindings generally sound. Mild foxing, including to the 7 folding maps, plans, and plates, but generally clean. Translated from the English of the previous year. x, 544, x, 545-1104& & Burckhardt studied Arabic both at Cambridge and in the Levant, as well as the the Koran enough to pass as a holy scholar, and wandered extensively in the holy land. During his time in Syria, he rediscovered Petra in present day Lebanon. He died of dysentery in 1817, before succeeding in his ultimate goal of discovering the source of the Niger, but his papers were preserved. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Exploration; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041403. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        A HISTORY OF ENGLAND (14 VOLUMES COMPLETE)

      London: J. Mawman, 1823- 1831. Second edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Vol. 1- 519 p. Vol. 2- 502 p. Vol. 3- 474 p. Vol. 4- 450 p. Vol. 5- 480 p. Vol. 6- 506 p. Vol. 7- 512 p. Vol. 8- 547 p. Vol. 9- 443 p. Vol. 10- 483 p. Vol. 11- 458 p. Vol. 12- 370 p. Vol. 13- 386 p. Vol. 14- 463 p. 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. Tan calf binding- quilted calf boards, edges of covers embossed, gilt lettering on spines, edges of text block marbled, light brown end papers. Condition of each volume is VERY GOOD: light wear to covers and spine, spines lightly faded and leather slightly drier than covers, light soiling to covers, top edges of text block darkened, light tanning to ffep. & rfep., book plate of Robert Carter esq. and small book plate of David B. Ogden on insides of front covers, pages white with light ghosting, bindings tight. Vol. 2- two small nick to rear cover. Vol. 3- few light scuffs to front cover, top spine edges worn, one leather label missing- the other damaged. Vols. 4,6,8, 12- leather labels damaged. Vol. 7- slightly heavier wear to spine. Vol. 10- several small nicks to front cover, damage to leather label. Vol. 13- slight silverfish damage to lower corner of last few pages and inside on rear cover, leather labels damaged. Vol. 14- top spine end missing small piece, small nick to rear cover and several small old worm holes to bottom edges.

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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