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        Il Costume antico e moderno o Storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni Provata coi monumenti dell' antichità e rappresentata cogli analoghi disegni dal Dottor Giulio Ferrario

      FIRENZE: Per Vincenzo Batelli, 1823-1831. II. rilegato. BUONO. 15 23. 19 USATO

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        The Beauties of Cambria Consisting of Sixty Views in North and South Wales

      London: 1823 - London:, 1823 1st ed, Good +, 1823. In contemporary half calf with red marbled boards, corners and edges a little bumped and worn. Re-spined to style, raised bands, blind tooling, gilt title to maroon calf label. Internally, title page, [4], [10], 60 plates each accompanied by a leaf of descriptive text, one plate has a pencil sketch tipped in prior to it, some very minor foxing and browning not affecting text or plates, ffep has crease, strip along leading edge of tp removed, small repaired tear to dedication sheet base. Hughes, painter and engraved, worked on producing this volume between 1819 and 1822, published by subscription, it went on to become his best known work. All the views were engraved by himself, 58 from his own drawings. See ODNB for a full Bio. (Roberts-Eminent Welshmen 180). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Johann Ludwig Burckhardt's Reisen in Syrien, Pala stina und der Gegend des Berges Sinai / aus dem Englischen hrsg. und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Dr. Wilhelm Gesenius. TWO VOLUMES.

      Landes Industrie-Comptoirs, Weimar 1823 - Volume I: x, 542 pp., [1] / Volume II: x, [1], 547-1104 pp., contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, title gilt on spine, marbled endpaper, speckled outer edges, book plate of Dampierre verso front covers, Lacking plates & plans, light occasional foxing, small shelf sticker at lower spine of volume 1, German edition seldom to be found complete, set in good condition. Johann Ludwig (John Lewis) Burckhardt, Swiss traveller and Orientalist, published five works; Travels in Nubia (1819), Travels in Syria and the Holy Land (1822), Travels in Arabia (1829), Arabic Proverbs, or the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians (1830), and Notes on the Bedouins and Wahabis (1831). Burckhardt describes in this work various journeys in Syria during 1810 and 1816. It was at Aleppo that he studied Arabic in preparation for his later travels in the Middle East. He was the first European to visit Petra. Burckhardt had been recruited by Sir Joseph Banks on behalf of the African Association to carry out these explorations, but unfortunately, in 1819 he died of dysentery at Cairo when about to start a new journey into the interior of Africa. Bibliographic references: Henze I, 399 ff.; Engelmann 104; Embacher 56 ff.; Tobler 141. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THEATRE COMPLET DES LATINS.

      1823 - 1820 - Paris, Chez A. Chasseriau, 15vols, pplxvj + 434; x + 422; 464; 443; 456; 661; 669; 667; xvii + 558; 494; 447; lvi +468; 522; 495; viii + 506, quarter brown calf, brown cloth. Mild scattered foxing, tops of spines a little pulled, but generally very good.

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        OUDEWATER, HAENTJENS DEKKER, RAHMS Groot blad (50x65 cm.) met 14 foto's en 3 tekeningen en de tekst `40 jarig jubileum, 1856-1896, Oudewater, den Weledelachtbaren Heer R.W. Haentjens Dekker bij het 40 jarig jubileum als burgemeester van Oudewater'.

      De foto's betreffen Haentjens Dekker, Haven, weesboom, raadhuis, voorm. postkantoor, Doele en Capelstraat, Donkere Gaarde, Oude Singelgracht, St. Jansstraatje en Wal, Gevangen Torenbrug, Weeshuis en Waag en huis Arminius. De tekeningen van de hand van E.C. Rahms (1823-1907) betreffen Broekerpoort en Wal, Waardpoort en Wal en Linschoter Poort en Wal. De foto's wat vergeeld. M3634

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        Die Krankheiten der Künstler und Handwerker und die Mittel sich vor denselben zu schützen. ...

      Ilmenau, Gedruckt und verlegt bey Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, 1823, 8, XVI, 438, (2) pp.,1 Kupferstichtafel, Halbleinenband der Zeit versch. Stempel auf Titel, Kupferstichtafel am Rand angeschnitten, ansonsten frisches und feines Exemplar. Ein belehrendes Handbuch für Sanitäts- und Polizeybeamte, prkatische Aerzte, Fabrikbesitzer, Professionisten und Gebildete aus allen Ständen. Nach dem Italienischen des Bernh. Ramazzini neubearbeitet von Ph. Patissier, Arzt etc. in Paris. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt, mit Vorrede und Zusätzen von Dr. Julius Heinrich Gottlieb Schlegel."Das Werk des als Lehrer zu Padua gestorbenen Bernhardino Ramazzini (de morbis artificum diatribe) erschien zum ersten Male im Jahre 1700 zu Modena. Vier Jahre später übersetzte es ein Ungenannter zu Leipzig ins Deutsche. Im Jahre 1713 wurde es wieder zu Padua gedruckt, und zwar um zwölf Capitel Vermehrt, und später in das Englische, Holländische, Französische und Italiänische übersetzt. -Philibert Patissier (1791-1863)"in Paris hob endlich aus dem, auch nach den Bearbeitungen Morgagni's, Fourcroy's und Ackermann's, dennoch manches Unnöthige und Irrige enthaltenden Werke Ramazzini's alles ihm wahrhaft nützlich Dünkende aus, und fügte die seit einem Jahrhunderte gemachten Entdeckungen und Beobachtungen hinzu, so daß das vorliegende Werk mehr Patissier's Eigenthum ist. Patissier theilt die Krankheiten der Künstler und Handwerker in drey Classen, und rechnet zu der ersten Classe die Krankheiten, welche von aufgelösten Theilen herrühren, die in Gestalt von Dunst oder Staub sich mit der atmosphärischen Luft vermischen, in die Organe des menschlichen Körpers eindringen, und so deren Verrichtungen stören zur zweyten Classe die Krankheiten, welche durch Feuchtigkeiten entstehen, und endlich in die dritte diejenigen Krankheiten, welche durch Uebermaß oder Mangel an Bewegung erzeugt werden.Die I Classe zerlegt er wieder in fünf Gattungen. Erste Gattung : Krankheiten aus mineralischen Dünsten oder Theilchen : der Bergleute, der Metallgießer u.s.w. Zweyte Gattung : Krankheiten durch animalische Dünste oder Theilchen : der Abtrittfeger, Abdecker, Lederarbeiter u.s.w. Dritte Gattung : Krankheiten aus vegetabilischen Dünsten oder Theilchen : der Bäcker, Tabaksfabricanten u.s.w. Vierte Gattung: Krankheiten, die durch die Dünfte oder Körpertheilchen aus den drey Reichen, dem Thier-,Pflanzen- und Mineral-Reiche, gemeinsam veranlaßt werden: der Chemiker u.s.w. Fünfte Gattung : Krankheiten, die durch Wollen- und Baumwollen-Theilchen entstehen: der Matrazenmacher, Kürschner u.f.w.Die III Classe wird in vier Gattungen zertheilt. Erste Gattung: Krankheiten, welche durch heftige Körperanstrengung oder mühvolle Arbeit veranlaßt werden : der Athleten, Läufer u.s.w. Zweyte Gattung : Krankheiten, welche aus allzuheftiger oder zu langer Anstrengung der Stimme entstehen : der Sänger, Prediger, Mönche, Nonnen, Redner, Professoren u.s.w. Dritte Gattung: Kr. durch zu große Anstrengung der Augen: der Uhrmacher, Juwelierer, Goldfehmiede u.s.w. Vierte Gattung: Krankheiten, welche durch Mangel an Bewegung oder durch eine fitzende Lebensart veranlaßt werden, durch Mangel an Bewegung in freyer Luft, durch ungesunde Wohnung, durch die bearbeiteten Stoffe, durch die mehr oder weniger beschwerliche Stellung des Körpers: der Waffenschmiede, Buchdrucker, Schneider u.s.w. Zu diesem Abschnitte gehört die Abbildung, welche Holdens Vorrichtung, die Schuhe stehend zu machen, versinnlicht.Das ausgezeichnete Werk des Franzofen hat durch die Zusätze des deutschen Uebersetzers bedeutend gewonnen, und Rec. fühlt sich verpflichtet, es allen Gebildeten dringend zu empfehlen." Hdnrse, J.A.L.Z. September 1827, Sp.351-352Zum Übersetzer - Julius Heinrich Gottlieb Schlegel (1772-1839) - siehe Pagel, ADB XXXI (1890), p.389

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        Historical Portraiture of Leading Events in the Life of Ali Pacha, Vizier of Epirus, Surnamed the Lion, in a Series of Designs ... With a Biographical Sketch.

      London: Howlett and Brimmer for Thomas M'Lean, '1823' [but one plate watermarked 1825]. Folio (366 x 267mm). Original salmon-pink linen-covered boards, upper board with letterpress title-label; pp. [8 (half-title, imprint on verso, title, verso blank, list of plates, verso blank, preface, verso blank)], [9]-30 (text), [2 (publisher's advertisement)]; 6 hand-coloured aquatint plates by G. Hunt after Davenport (one watermarked 'J. Whatman / 1825'), the first bound as a frontispiece; slightly rubbed and bumped at edges, upper board lightly marked, lower board more heavily ink-marked, hinges neatly reinforced, some light offsetting from plates onto text, some light browning and spotting, a few small marks, 2 plates with short marginal tears at gutter, one with small repair, otherwise a very good copy in the original cloth with bright and fresh colour. First and only edition. This beautifully-illustrated work offers a romanticised account of the life of the Albanian-born Ali Pasha (1741-1822), the Turkish pasha of Iannina, who was given the epithet Aslan, or 'The Lion'. Following the death of Ali's father at the hands of neighbouring chiefs who seized his lands, his mother Khamko raised a band of brigands in order to reclaim the territories, which her son did through cunning and bloodthirsty strategies, before starting his rise to power within the Ottoman Empire, which saw him become one of the most powerful viziers in the empire. As the Middle East became the subject of European interest, Ali's political manoeuvring and powermongering brought him into alliances with the French, the British and the Italians, and further enlarged his territories. However, the threat of his power finally provoked the jealous Sultan Mahmud II to send his army to besiege Ali upon a pretext, and (after two years of resistance) Ali was killed as he attempted to negotiate terms. The Encyclopaedia Britannica sums up Ali's life and the legends that grew up around him thus: 'Ali Pasha is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable, as he is one of the most picturesque, figures in modern history; and as such he was recognized in his own day. His court at Iannina was the centre of a sort of barbarous culture, in which astrologers, alchemists and Greek poets played their part, and was often visited by travellers. Amongst others, Byron came, and has left a record of his impressions in " Childe Harold's Pilgrimage," less interesting and vivid than the prose accounts of Pouqueville, T. S. Hughes and William M. Leake [...] To the wild people over whom he ruled [no apology for his policies] was needed. He had their respect, if not their love; he is the hero of a thousand ballads; and his portrait still hangs among the ikons in the cottages of the Greek mountaineers. All accounts agree in describing him in later life as a man of handsome presence, with a venerable white beard, piercing black eyes and a benevolent cast of countenance, the effect of which was heightened in conversation by a voice of singular sweetness'. The text of Historical Portraiture of Leading Events in the Life of Ali Pacha appears to have been derived from the first English edition of Alphonse de Beauchamp's Vie d'Ali-Pacha, visir de Janina, surnommé Aslan, ou Le Lion (Paris: 1822), which was translated anonymously as The Life of Ali Pacha of Janina, Vizier of Epirus (London: 1822), and complements the six remarkable coloured aquatints, which depict the following subjects: 'The Youthful Ali Bey, Shewn by his Mother to the Partisans and Vassals of his Father[']s House'; 'Ali Bey Discovers the Chest of Treasure, Near the Ruins of an Old Monastery in the Mountain'; 'The Vow of Vengeance, Made by Ali Pacha and his Sister Chaïnitza over the Dead Body of their Mother'; 'The Vizier Ali Pacha, Giving the Fatal Signal, for the Slaughter of the Gardikiotes Shut up in the Khan of Valiare'; 'The Delivery of the Broken Ring, to Ali Pacha's Faithful Slave in the Magazine of the Citadel'; and 'Ali Pacha and his Brave Officers, Resisting the Turkish Generals, Sent with the Death Firman to Demand the Vizier's Head'. This copy is in the original binding of pink linen covered boards, with the original title label, which is similar to the binding on the Abbey copy (however, the Atabey copy was bound in the 'original beige-grey paper boards', so there is at least one variant binding), and one plate is watermarked with a date of '1825', which is the date on the plates of the Abbey copy. Abbey, Travel, 206; Atabey 325; Blackmer 454 ('modern blue morocco gilt'); Prideaux p. 334; Tooley 179.

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        Istoriia raznykh Slavenskikh narodov, naipache Bolgar, KHorvatov, i Serbov.

      V Budinom Grade, Tipografie Kralevskago Univers?teta Ungarskago, 1823. 8vo. Contemporary marbled boards with faded ms. lettering-piece on spine; pp. 843, with engraved frontispiece, 10 engraved portraits of rulers in the text, folding engraved map of the Balkans and 4 folding typographical genealogical tables at the end; binding with minor wear to extremities; title with old repair (loss of one letter), occasionally a little spotted, one text leaf with marginal paper flaw, otherwise a good copy; provenance: contemporary typographical bookplate of a Greek-Catholic monastery in Przemysl, South Eastern Poland, inside front cover, near contemporary private library stamp on title and at the end. Third edition of volume II (of 4, covering the 11th to 14th century) of the very rare first modern history of the Southern Slavs,first published in Vienna in 1794-5, then in St. Petersburg (1795). This work is a synthesis of all earlier Serbian historiographic literature and remained an important source for these interlinked national histories up to the end of the 19th century. The Serbo-Bulgarian writer, historian, traveller, and pedagogue Jovan Rajic (1726-1801) is considered one of the greatest Serbian academics of the 18th century. Born in the Vojvodina he walked to Kiev to study theology. After travelling over vast parts of Central and Eastern Europe he was rejected as teacher in his native country on theological grounds and travelled to Mount Athos via Constantinople were he researched in libraries and archives. He settled in Temesvar (now Romania) as a teacher of geography and rhetoric, where he began to write this historical opus magnum. He later became Archimandrite in the Serbian monastery of Kovilj, where he spent the rest of his life writing books on religion and theology. He wrote in Serbian, Russian, Latin, German, Hungarian and Old Slavonic and can be regarded as the Serbian pioneer of rationalism. - We were unable to find any evidence of this work, nor any part of it, having ever been in the trade; institutionally it is equally rare.

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        Reis door het Koningrijk der Nederlanden en het Groothertogdom Luxemburg, voor jonge lieden. 5 delen. Amsterdam: Schalekamp en Van de Grampel, 1823-1829.

      Origineel karton, paginering als boven. Ook van deze set is het eerste deel in tweede druk.

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        Graphical and Literary Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire; with Heraldic and Genealogical Notices of the Beckford Family

      Woodcut vignette on title of the house, eleven engraved plates (including the added engraved title) of which two are colored aquatints. viii, [5]-68 pp., [2] leaves of subscribers, [2] leaves of publisher's ads. Large 4to, orig. grey boards (corners a little rounded, some rubbing), orig. printed title label on upper cover, uncut, with the bookseller's ticket just below "Sold at Barratts Library Bond Street Bath," remains of publisher's label on spine. London: Printed for the Author, 1823. First edition of this "lavish" (ODNB) book on the extravagant Gothic mansion of the great book collector William Beckford. In the original publisher's binding, this is one of 500 copies on regular paper (there were also six folio copies and 300 large-paper copies). Very good copy in original state.

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        Palästina oder das Heilige Land. Mit 36 malerischen Ansichten. Aus Forbins Reise in das Morgenland in den Jahren 1817, 1818.

      Prague, P. Bohmanns Erben, [ca. 1823]. - Folio (444 x 359 mm). 36 finely hand-coloured aquatint plates by G. Döbler depicting beautiful sceneries, views of cities, and costumes. Plates titled in German. Contemporary brown-beige marbled boards, rebacked tastefully in matching half-calf with five raised gilt ruled bands, forming six compartments; gilt lettered burgundy morocco label and decorative central gilt designs. Endpapers renewed, front and lower edges uncut. The French painter Louis comte de Forbin (1779-1841) succeeded Vivant Denon as curator of the Musée du Louvre and other museums in France; he was authorised to purchase antiquities for the Louvre (his son-in-law, Marcellus, expedited the acquisition of the recently discovered Venus de Milo). In 1817 Forbin boarded the frigate "Cléopâtra" for a year-long expedition to the Levant to purchase Greek and Roman works of art. Accompanied by the artist Pierre Prévost and the engineer de Bellefonds, he travelled to Greece, Syria, and the coast of Palestine (Acre, Jaffa, Jerusalem), and then Egypt. They returned by the Nile to Cairo in late 1818. His "Voyage dans le Levant en 1817 et 1818" was published in 1819, with 80 plates. The illustrations of the present set comprise the 36 Palestine aquatints by G. Döbler (1788-1845), prepared for the reduced German translation ("Reise nach dem Morgenlande") published in Prague ca. 1823. - A fine example; text and plates are clean and crisp. Scarce hand-coloured example. Röhricht 1660 (note). Brunet II, 19968. Colas I, 1089. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan of the city and harbour of Syracuse

      Londra 1823 - Incisione in rame di J. Walker, mm 460x613; tratta dall'opera "The Hydrography of Sicily, Malta, and Adjacent Islands: Survey in 1814, 1815, and 1816". L'ammiraglio Smyth fu uno dei principali cartografi marittimi di inizio Ottocento. Esemplare in perfette condizioniCopper engraving by J Walker, mm 460x613, from "The Hydrography of Sicily, Malta, and Adjacent Islands: Survey in 1814, 1815, and 1816".An Admiral and scientific writer, William Henry Smyth was one of the most influential of Admiralty surveyors of the period. From 1813 he served as Lieutenant with the Sicilian flotilla against the French in Naples, combining naval duties with his own surveying and antiquarian research. In September 1815 he was made Commander and continued carrying out his surveys along the coasts of Sicily, Italy and the opposite shores of Africa. From 1817 his role as surveyor became official and he produced a great number of important sea charts. A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Astronomical Society, Smyth later went on to become one of the founders of the Royal Geographical Society. Perfect condition cartografia.

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        Die Krankheiten der Künstler und Handwerker und die Mittel sich vor denselben zu schützen. ...

      Ilmenau, Gedruckt und verlegt bey Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, 1823, 8, XVI, 438, (2) pp.,1 Kupferstichtafel, feiner Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und rotem Rückenschildchen feines Exemplar. The first edition was published in. Modena, 1700, and reprinted in Utrecht in 1703 - the SLS Library has one copy of the latter. A revised edition (Modena 1713) is the definitive one, containing many corrections to the first and a Supplement of twelve new chapters on trades previously undescribed. Apart from reprints there are twenty-five editions and translations published before the middle of the nineteenth Century. The latest English edition was published in New York in 1940. The Present, very rare, edition is the third German. Dreceded by editions of 1718 and 170-1783.Ramazzini's famous 'De morbis artificum diatriba' opened up an entirely new department of modern medicine, viz., trade diseases and industrial hygiene, and is the first book dealing adequately with occupational diseases.Ramazzini was professor of medicine at Modena and at Padua until his death in 1714. He was not only the founder and greatest exponent of a new medical discipline, but he was also an excellent general clinician, epidemiologist, sanitarian, and poet. He wrote on the water supply of Modena, cattle plague, personal hygiene, and on the use of cinchona bark.Occasional references had been made to occupational diseases in general medical works since the time of Hippocrates. Paracelsus had been concerned with diseases of miners. Ramazzini methodically collected all that had been written before him on the subject and set to investigate the diseases of artisans, their causes, and the relations that existed between the disease and the occupation. In a series of masterly observations, still worthy of being read with interest and profit, he recognizes the harmful effects of metals used in various techniques, noting the damage produced by mercury in surgeons using mercurial inunctions, in chemists and pharmacists who prepared the remedies, and in gilders. He describes various disorders that attack painters due to lead poisoning. He speaks authoritatively of the diseases of tinners and of coloured-glass workers who handle antimony. He points out that disorders can result from the strain of unusual physical demands or postures, such as those required of tailors. Among his more astute observations are his accounts of the "phthisis" acquired by stone-workers and miners (silicosis and pneumoconiosis).There are even chapters devoted to the diseases of monks, nuns, capitalists, etc. and also of writers and "learned men" who by spending their time mostly indoors, sitting still and trying eyes, contracted serious diseases. This latter is further discussed by Linnaeus in his dissertation, Morbi artificum (1765).Ramazzini was the first to recognize the social significance of occupational diseases and his book appeared at a most opportune time, since, with the beginning of industrial development in the eighteenth Century, prevention of accidents from machinery and the general health of workers became increasingly important. Few classical works in medicine equal Ramazzini's book in the pleasure it gives to read today."The Italian joumal of social hygiene, published since 1907, is entitled 'II Ramazzini'.Garrison-Morton 2121 (1st. Ed.) Castiglioni 564 - 565 Lily Libray, Notable Medical Books, 99 (1st. ed.) Printing and the Mind of Man, 170 (1st. Ed.) Rosen, History of miners' diseases (1943), 108 - 120 Waller 7728.

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        The Martyr of Antioch: a dramatic poem. A new edition.

      John Murray, 1823., London: - 8vo. vii, [1], 168 pp. Half-title; foxed and some large stains (esp. pp. 5-6). Original full crimson blind and gilt-stamped morocco, all edges gilt. Early ownership inscription: “Ex libris G. H. Cavendish . Pamther.” Bookplate of John Sparrow. Fine. WITH TWO BEAUTIFULLY PAINTED SCENES, BEING A DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING by the master Martin Frost, signed with his initials, with scenes from Greek ruins, including the Temple of Apollo. Painted 1993. PROVENANCE: G. H. Cavendish â€" John Sparrow â€" E. Joseph Booksellers [4201] [Commissioned painting from Frost in 1993] â€" Present owner. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Martyr of Antioch: a dramatic poem A new edition

      London:: John Murray, 1823., 1823. 8vo. vii, [1], 168 pp. Half-title; foxed and some large stains (esp. pp. 5-6). Original full crimson blind and gilt-stamped morocco, all edges gilt. Early ownership inscription: "Ex libris G. H. Cavendish ... Pamther." Bookplate of John Sparrow. Fine. WITH TWO BEAUTIFULLY PAINTED SCENES, BEING A DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING by the master Martin Frost, signed with his initials, with scenes from Greek ruins, including the Temple of Apollo. Painted 1993. PROVENANCE: G. H. Cavendish - John Sparrow - E. Joseph Booksellers [4201] [Commissioned painting from Frost in 1993] - Present owner.

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        Journal of a tour in the Holy Land, in May and June 1840. With lithographic views, from original drawings, by Lord Francis Egerton. For private circulation only; for the benefit of the ladies' Hibernian female school society.London, Harrison and Company, 1841. 8vo. With lithographed frontispiece and 3 lithographed plates, some illustrations in text.

      Abbey, Travel 384; Blackmer 536; Robinson, Wayward Woman, p.112; Tobler p. 164; Weber 323. First edition of a journal of a tour in the Holy Land printed for private use only to support a school for Irish girls. The journal gives interesting information on the many cities and places visited in Holy Land by a lady in the first half of the 19th century. The work includes a lithographed frontispiece and 3 lithographed plates from the original drawings of Lord Francis Egerton and some illustrations in text. The society for which the journal was published was formed in 1823 having, as its sole object, the temporal and eternal interests of the female population of Ireland. Corners of binding slightly bumped. Good uncut copy of a travel account by a Lady to the Holy Land.

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        Lectures of the Operative Surgery of the Eye: Being the substance of that part of the author's Course of Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Surgery which relates to the Diseases of thatr Organ ...

      London : Printed for Burgess and Hill, Medical Booksellers, 1823, 8, XXVII, (1), 523, (1), 5 (3 handcolor.) gestochene Tafeln Halbledereinband d.Zt Vorsätze und Rücken erneuert St.a.Tit. wenige Seiten fleckig sehr gutes Exemplar. First Edition of the first systematic English textbook on ophthalmic surgery!George James Guthrie's (1785-1856) "founded the Royal Westminister Ophthalmic Hospital London. in 1816. He was the earliest teacher of the subject in the British Isles. The above includes important work on the artificial pupil." Garrison & Morton"Guthrie's lectures on ocular operations are perhaps not quite complete (the operation on the lacrimal system are lacking), but nevertheless they represent a superb contribution, the first such book in English it is the second one in the world literature after the surgical course by G. Pellier de Quengsy, 1789-1790. Guthrie is more objective that his predecessor, but his follower Christian Jüngken of Berlin (1829) surpasses him in the systematic approach. The reviewer in the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (No.94, page 120, 1828) praises Guthrie's book without reservations: "Guthrie's work is doubtless the most comprehensive treatise at present extant ... Mr. Guthrie has not confined himself to the results of mere personal experience. He has evidently bestowed great pains in studying the works of the foreign ophthalmological writers, and he has exercised in general a just and liberal spirit of remark on the merits of their respective methods of treatment." Guthrie's younger contemporary and countryman Middlemore also lauds this book .... There is no other book in English which offers such a complete and masterful survey on the cataract operation and the new formation of a pupil"." Hirschberg, Hist. Ophthal. Vol. VIIIa, 654-656: pp.293-309"His writings are marked with extraordinary perception and make fascinating reading to this day" D.M. AlbertGarrison & Morton No.5845 Becker Coll. 172 (only 2nd.Ed. 1827) ). Albert, Norton & Hurtes, Source Book, 953

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        Reis door de republiek van Columbia in het jaar 1823. Uit het , 523, ch vertaald door A. Bruggemans. 2 delen, Dordrecht, Blusse, 1825.

      Origineel karton, 16+283+8+273+(2) pag. Geillustreerd met 6 gravures. Zeldzaam werk.

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        Diary of a Tour through Southern India, Egypt, and Palestine,

      1823 - in the Years 1821 and 1822. First edition. Folding map, frontispiece and one other plate, with illustrations in the text. 8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, back gilt, joints repaired. viii, 372. London, Hatchard, The author travelled from the tip of India as far North as Madras on the East coast and whilst on the West coast was invited by Governor Elphinstone to stay at Government House at Bombay, from where he trod the well worn path to the caves of Elephanta. The main purpose of his tour, however, was to seek out and investigate for himself the efficacy of the Christian missions in this part of the world. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lauria

      1823. Disegno a china e matita, tratta da un taccuino di viaggio dell'artista e mecenate inglese. Pencil and ink drawing, in good condition. ? ? Dimensioni in mm. 335 X 230

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        Beschrijving hoedanig de Koninklijke Nederlandsche troepen en alle in militaire betrekking staande personen gekleed, geequipeerd en gewapend zijn (...). [MET:] Vervolg van de beschrijving (...).

      Gravenhage & Amsterdam, Van Cleef, 1823-1826. 2 volumes. Folio, half leather, rubbed. Very good inside. Owner's stamp on free endpaper: Jhr. L. van Merlen. 10+110+20+(1)+4+(2)+54+8+(2) pages text, and 69 plates. Two volumes in half leather, with 2 engraved frontispices, 66 handcoloured engravings and 3 uncoloured lithographs. Very rare complete copy in good condition.B0387.B0387

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        Codex medicamentarius europaeus

      Excudebat Societas Typogr. Classicorum Italiae Scriptorum, Mediolani 1823 - -1827, 12 tomi in 6 volumi, 19 cm, rilegatura coeva in mezza pelle, titolo in oro al dorso, p. 331; 153, 141, 145; 285; 331; 351; 206; lxii, 279; 389; 272; 266; 276; 219, alcune tabelle Molto buono [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rathaus zu Tangermünde.

      - Lithographie mit beiger Tonplatte gedruckt, mit 3 Linien umrandet, 1823, auf Velin. Darstellungsgröße 26,7:22,3 cm, Blattgröße 46:31,5 cm. – Einriß im unteren weißen Rand, weitere kleine Einrisse in den Rändern geschlossen. Provenienz: Sammlung R.A. Winkler. Literatur: Nagler, Bd. IX, schreibt auf S. 208 zu August Meyer (sic!): Bemühte sich die merkwürdigsten Monumente der Baukunst von Cöln bis Bacharach aufzunehmen und gab sie 1821 in Köln in Heften zu vier Blättern Medianformat heraus unter dem Titel: Darstellungen aus dem Gebiete der Natur und des Altertums im Rheinlande. Kunstblatt 1821, S. 71 f. und 1678 f. Aus der Frühzeit der Lithographie und sehr selten!

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        Original Manuscript Receipts of Taylor, Walker & Co Brewery in Limehouse, London

      London, 1823-1866, 1823. Brewers Manuscript Receipts Books. Six "collecting books" containing original manuscript receipts of Taylor, Walker & Co. Brewery in Limehouse, each with a dated impressed revenue stamp made at a London Stamping Office, and mounted sequentially four to a leaf, recto and verso, the lot concerning the account of one client, a James Wood of Wapping and his wife Elizabeth. 8vo. Red leather wrappers, four of which are titled in manuscript to front and two bearing the firm's name in gilt to front. Together with a manuscript true copy of the Statement of Accounts Settlement for Messrs E. Finlay, owner of the Scotch Arms pub on Hermitage Street" in Wapping, dated 13 November 1823. 8vo. Double leaf. Age-toning, creased edges from the account collector's frequent use, otherwise in very good condition, a rare breweriana collection of documents. Spanning over forty years and together containing some 500 revenue stamped receipts, the present six volumes record beer purchases and cash payments received, made by one longstanding client of prominent London brewers Taylor, Walker & Co. situated in Limehouse, London. The firm produced and served its popular beer for well over 200 years when it was taken over by Ind Coope of Burton in 1959, which merged with Ansells of Birmingham and Tetley Walker of Leeds, to form Allied Breweries in 1961. A side note of interest, Charles Dickens would have been quite familiar with the Taylor & Walker brewhouse, as he frequented the Limehouse district from 1820 to circa 1860 - congruent to the time frame of the present volumes, to visit his godfather Christopher Huffam who had a sailmaking business just a few doors down at 12 Church Row.. Manuscript.

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        Plate from Whittaker's "Ceremonial of the Coronation of his most sacred Majesty King George IV", (1762-1830, King of Great Britain)]

      1823 - titled "Ceremonial of the Coronation of King George IV" with text printed in gold on thick paper, bordered with garlands and headed with Prince of Wales feathers, underneath a fine hand coloured aquatint portrait of a page wearing mediaeval costume, 24" x 17" in fine frame 33" x 24", London small marginal tear not affecting the text George Byrom WHITTAKER, (1793-1847, bookseller and publisher), became a partner of Charles Law, wholesale bookseller, in London about 1814 joining a house established by W. Bidwell Law (d. 1798). Whittaker brought capital and energy into the business. He perfected the skill of printing in gold on thick paper and vellum. This work included 27 portraits in its 31 leaves and was strictly limited in its sale.

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        Lesebuch zur Förderung humaner Bildung in Realschulen und in andern zu weiterer Bildung vorbereitenden Mittelschulen.

      (III)-VIII (Ss.I/II - Oumschl., nicht beigegebern), 360 S., neuerer Pappband. Titelbl. mit Besitzereintrag. Beschnitten, gering stockig, einige alte Bleistiftanm. im Text Eisenmeier 136 Heck s/5 Rabenl. 1,75. Erste Ausgabe. Die herausragenden Leistungen von J. Aprent (1823 - 1893) als Lehrer veranlaßten Stifter dazu, sich mit dem Jüngeren zusammenzutun und Texte für ein "Lesebuch zur Förderung humaner Bildung" für die österreichischen Schulen zusammenzustellen. "Nach dem Urteil geistesgeschulter Lehrer (war es) die noch heute beste und verwendbarste Anthologie" (Teutschmann). Dennoch wurde das Lesebuch, als es 1854 erschien, von der Unterrichtsbehörde wegen mangelnder Übereinstimmung mit den Lehrplänen abgelehnt.

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        Characteristics: in the Manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims

      1823 - First edition, 12mo. in sixes, half title, modern half blue morocco gilt, London, Simpkin and Marshall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Astronomische Nachrichten. Erster Band.

      Altona, Hammerich und Heineking 1823 - VI, 528 Spalten, 2 Bl. "Druckfehler) Mit 3 Kupferstich-Tafeln und 9 Text-Beilagen sowie zahlr. Tabellen. Quart (26 x 22 cm). Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit, Rückenschild, Rotschnitt. ** Seltener erster Jahrgang der bedeutenden und ältesten noch existierenden astronomischen Zeitschrift, die der Astronom H. C. Schumacher begründet hat. Der Band ist vollständig - mit Kupferstichen, "Beilagen" u. Register. Dieser Jahrgang enthält bedeutende Arbeiten zu Uhren u. Uhrmacherkunst sowie zur Astronomie. Zu "Breguet": Aufsatz von Schumacher "Nachricht über ein Chronometer von Breguet" (Sp. 107-112); es wird der Chronometer No. 3056 von Breguet beschrieben - mit den Gangbeobachtungen von 1820 - 1822. Weitere Anmerkungen (Qualität, "Preise" etc.) zu Breguet-Uhren sind in diesem Band enthalten (Sp. 107f., 508). Zu "Urban Jürgensen": "Remarques sur l'horlogerie exacte et proposition d'un echappement libre." (S. 155-160, 209-214, mit Kupferstich). "Preise u. Lieferbedingungen" der Chronometer von U. Jürgensen (Sp. 510f.) Zu "Earnshaw": "Über Jürgensens Echappement", "Preise" der "Timekeeper" von Earnshaw. Zu "Gauss": Über Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung, Logarithmentafeln mit 6 Decimalen, Heliotrop, Triangulation: mit 2 Kupferstichen "Dreieckskarten" (Hamburg, Hohenhorn, Lüneburg), beobachtete Mondsterne. Ferner enthält der Band zahlreiche Beiträge des Herausgebers Schumacher sowie Arbeiten von Argelander, Bessel, Hansteen (mit Bezug auf die Chronometer von Hansteen), Littrow (u.a. "Gang der Pöstlinberger Uhr"), Mädler, Olbers, Posselt, Struve, Knorre, Argelander, Enke etc. Einiges zu Instrumenten von Utzschneider, Fraunhofer und Repsold wird aufgeführt; u.a. ein "Verzeichnis der optischen Instrumente (von) Uzschneider & Fraunhofer" * Gutes, sauberes Exemplar. Der zeitgenössische Einband etwas beschabt u. bestoßen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Gesindestube. Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus: Zwölf Blaetter Kinder-Bilder zur Unterhaltung und mündlichen Belehrung. 1. Für Mädchen. Blatt Nr. VII.

      Herzberg'sche Kunsthandlung, Augsburg 1823 - (1823). Plattenmaß: ca. 21 x 27,5 cm. Blattgröße: ca. 26 x 34,5 cm. Kräftiger Abdruck mit schönem Altkolorit. Zum Künstler: ADB 40, 288 ff. Thieme/Becker XXXIV, 538 f. "Die idyllisch-realistischen Kinderbuchillustrationen von Voltz schildern auf idealisierte Art und Weise Szenen aus dem bürgerlichen und bäuerlichen Leben, die trotz aller Idealisierung einen Einblick in das Leben dieser Schichten vermitteln" (H. Herbst in Doderer: Lexikon der Kinder- und Jugendliteratur IV, 533). - Seltener Stich. Die komplette Bilder-Sammlung ist über den KVK nur in der Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung des DIPF in Berlin nachweisbar (die Gesindestube dort unkoloriert). - Sauberes Blatt, kräftiges Büttenpapier, vereinzelt minimal fleckig. Winziger hinterlegter Riß im linken Blattrand (am unteren Eck). Ein passender, aufgearbeiteter Biedermeier-Rahmen (mit Glas) liegt bei. Der Stich wurde ausgerahmt, da nicht mit säurefreiem Karton hinterlegt. 300 Gramm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Paris, L. de Bure, 1823, in-16, deux vols. de front, VIII, 232 ; 218 pp., plein veau cerise de l'époque signé par Duplanil, filet doré bordé d'une roulette à froid, dos à faux-nerfs ornés, tranches dorées, Très belles reliures de Duplanil, avec un portrait gravé de l'auteur. Dos légèrement pâlis.

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        The DUENNA. A Comic Opera; in Three Acts. Dolby's British Theatre.; Printed under the Authority of the Managers, from the Prompt Book. With Notes, Critical and Explanatory. Also an Authentic Description of the Costume, and the General Stage Business. As performed at the Theatres-Royal, London

      London: Printed and Published by T. Dolby, Britannia Press, 1823. 1st edition thus, i.e., by Dolby. Modern brown quarter calf binding, in a period style, with marbled paper boards. Binding - Fine. Text: age-toning & usual bit of browning/staining. Very Good.. 60 pp. Frontispiece by Mr. I. R. Cruikshank, executed by Mr White. 12mo. 5-13/16" x 3-5/8" This work contained in a sammelband volume of 8 dramatic titles published by Dolby, Tavistock Books ID nos 44010 - 44017. The price listed is for the entire volume of 8 titles.

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        Mémoires de Madame la Marquise de la Rochejaquelein écrits par elle-même et rédigés par M. de Barante.

      Baudouin, Paris 1823 - In-8 en plein maroquin fauve au dos à faux nerfs ornés de roulettes dorées et aux caissons décorés de fleurons dorés. Plats aux armes non frappées ( celui du 1er ex-libris ? cf photos. ) et décorés d'un triple filets dorés rejoignant quatre écoinçons. Un ex libris portant les armes de la famille de Bourgoing ? d'Azur à la croix d'or. Un second Ex libris de A. Despréaux. 2 ff (titre et dédicaces), 510 pp. Tâches sur les plats. tranche file de tête en partie détaché et tranche de queue manquant. Frottements aux coiffes, manque de cuirs aux coins. Papier de la charnière du 1er plat déchirée. Inversion des feuillets pages 492 à 510 mais complet. Les habituelles rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chimie appliquée à l'agriculture

      Paris, Madame Huzard, 1823, in-8, 2 vol. , T.I: (4), VI, LVI, 298pp.; T.II: (4), 484pp, demi-veau brun, dos plats ornés de filets dorés. (Rel. de l'ép.), PREMIERE EDITION. Important ouvrage. Jean-Antoine Chaptal (1756-1832) enseigna d'abord la chimie à Montpellier avant d'être appelé, en 1795, pour quelques mois, à l'Ecole polytechnique qui venait d'être fondée. Il est à l'origine du développement de l'industrie française, sous l'Empire, quand il fut ministre de l'Intérieur (de 1801 à 1804). L'ouvrage qui est présenté ici développe de nombreux procédés pour l'amélioration des cultures et la conservation des produits de la terre

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        Uitvoerig onderwijs in de perspectiva of doorzichtkunde. 2e druk, Amsterdam, de Grebber, 1823.

      Sierpapier omslag, (18)+16+127+(1) pag. Geillustreerd met 60 uitslaande gravures. Exemplaar op zwaar papier. Ichnographie, orthographie, scenographie, sciagraphie etc.

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        The etymological enchiridion, or Practical analyzer, shewing the etymon or root of all the words in the English tongue

      Printed for the author by Addison, Clarke, Wilcockson, and Walker, Preston 1823 - First edition, 12mo, pp. 156, [3]-63, [1], 98, [3]-122; 20th century three quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt spine in 6 compartments; top fore-edge corner of title page and advertisement neatly excised and repaired, not affecting text; a near fine, uncut copy. Kennedy 8390; Vancil, p. 108. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Martyr of Antioch: a dramatic poem. A new edition.

      London: John Murray, 1823. London:: John Murray, 1823., 1823. 8vo. vii, [1], 168 pp. Half-title; foxed and some large stains (esp. pp. 5-6). Original full crimson blind and gilt-stamped morocco, all edges gilt. Early ownership inscription: â€

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        LAPLAND SKETCHES, or Delineations of the Costume, Habits, and Peculiarities of Jens Holm and his Wife Karina Christian, with accurate representations of the deer, sledges, huts, &c. As Exhibited at Bullock's Museum. New edition.

      1823. 36 pages. Wood-engraved vignette on title and 6 hand-coloured full-page engraved plates, each bearing two images. Original stiff wrappers with a repeat of the title vignette to the upper panel. 177 x 106 mm. Spine restored; else a very good copy. Scarce. The first issue was in 1822. Moon 474.

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        MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, A Comedy, In Five Acts. Dolby's British Theatre.; Printed under the Authority of the Managers, from the Prompt Book. With Notes, Critical and Explanatory. Also an Authentic Description of the Costume, and the General Stage Business. As performed at the Theatres-Royal, London

      London: Printed and Published by T. Dolby, Britannia Press, 1823. 1st edition thus, i.e., by Dolby. Modern brown quarter calf binding, in a period style, with marbled paper boards. Binding - Fine. Text: age-toning & usual bit of browning/staining. B1 trimmed closely to fore-edge, though no loss of text. Very Good.. 63, [1 ("Character Position" illustration)] pp. Frontispiece by Mr. I. R. Cruikshank, executed by Mr White. 12mo. 5-13/16" x 3-5/8" This work contained in a sammelband volume of 8 dramatic titles published by Dolby, Tavistock Books ID nos 44010 - 44017. The price listed is for the entire volume of 8 titles.

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        Liste der im Jahre 1822, zu Teplitz angekommenen Kur- und Badegaeste, und der Wohnungen derselben. Zwei Jahres-Badelisten in einem Buch: 1822 und 1823. Mit einem kleinen Titelkupfer.

      Teplitz, Gerzabek. 1822/1823. - 8°. Unpaginiert (ca. 260 Seiten). Frakturdruck. Marmorierter Pappband der Zeit mit handschriftl. Rückenschild. (Ecken etwas berieben/bestossen. Nummern-Notizen auf Deckelinnenseiten. Innen partiell fleckig, mit wenigen Unterstreichungen und tlws. mit kleinen Reiterchen am Kopfschnitt. 1822: Blatt 60 fehlt). - Im übrigen ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Das Buch enthält 64 Blätter (von 65) des Badejahres 1822 und 65 Blätter des Badejahres 1823. Die Statistik ist 3spaltig geführt: Chronologische Nummern/Tag der Ankunft/Namen, Charakter, Geburtsort und Wohnungen der Kurgäste. Das Jahr 1822 hat in der vorliegenden Statistik 2060 Eintragungen (minus 30 Eintragungen des fehlenden Blattes Nummer 60), das Jahr 1823 hat 2112 Eintragungen.

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        LOVES OF THE ANGELS

      1823. FIRST EDITION y. This is the first edition of a controversial work about three angels who fall in love with mortal women, our copy with aristocratic provenance. Moore cites as his inspiration a verse from the non-canonical Jewish text, the book of Enoch, "It happened, after the sons of men had multiplied in those days, that daughters were born to them elegant and beautiful; and when the Angels, the sons of heaven, beheld them, they became enamored of them." One angel reveals to his beloved the secret spell that will open the gate of heaven, which she promptly uses to enter paradise. The second angel appears to his love in his full celestial glory, causing her to spontaneously combust. The third couple was permitted to live together on earth, in imperfect mortal happiness, but with the promise of immortality after death. The sensuality of the poem's heavenly creatures shocked Victorian sensibilities, creating a scandal and guaranteeing a runaway bestseller. Moore was sufficiently concerned for his reputation that he added a foreword to the fourth edition (published the same year as the first) giving the story an Oriental setting in the Muslim world and divorcing his too-worldly angels from Christianity. The Irishman Thomas Moore (1779-1852) achieved in his day a popularity among the London literati second only to Byron, a close friend for whom he served as literary executor and who contributed to Moore's success in both direct and indirect ways. Our copy once resided in the beautiful Regency library at Newby Hall, Yorkshire, seat of the Earl de Grey. It later passed into the collection of Victoria Sackville-West of Knole.. 213 x 135 mm. (8 3/8 x 5 5/16"). x, 148, [2] pp. FIRST EDITION. Once handsome and still appealing elaborately decorated blue-green calf, covers with gilt floral border enclosing a frame of a dozen blind rules with a central panel blindstamped in a basket weave design, upper cover with "Newby Hall" stamped in gilt between the joint and the gilt frame, gilt-decorated raised bands, red morocco backstrip label, gilt spine compartments formed by half a dozen rules, featuring tulip cornerpieces, and flanked by blindstamped diapering, marbled endpapers and edges. Front pastedown with engraved bookplate of the Earl de Grey, with coronet and cypher. Small gouge to lower cover, half a dozen scratches to upper cover, leather a bit faded, spotted, and soiled, a hint of wear to joints and extremities, otherwise fine, the text especially clean and fresh, and the original decorative binding completely sound and retaining much of its original appeal. This is the first edition of a controversial work about three angels who fall in love with mortal women, our copy with aristocratic provenance. Moore cites as his inspiration a verse from the non-canonical Jewish text, the book of Enoch, "It happened, after the sons of men had multiplied in those days, that daughters were born to them elegant and beautiful; and when the Angels, the sons of heaven, beheld them, they became enamored of them." One angel reveals to his beloved the secret spell that will open the gate of heaven, which she promptly uses to enter paradise. The second angel appears to his love in his full celestial glory, causing her to spontaneously combust. The third couple was permitted to live together on earth, in imperfect mortal happiness, but with the promise of immortality after death. The sensuality of the poem's heavenly creatures shocked Victorian sensibilities, creating a scandal and guaranteeing a runaway bestseller. Moore was sufficiently concerned for his reputation that he added a foreword to the fourth edition (published the same year as the first) giving the story an Oriental setting in the Muslim world and divorcing his too-worldly angels from Christianity. The Irishman Thomas Moore (1779-1852) achieved in his day a popularity among the London literati second only to Byron, a close friend for whom he served as literary executor and who contributed to Moore's success in both direct and indirect ways. Our copy once resided in the beautiful Regency library at Newby Hall, Yorkshire, seat of the Earl de Grey. It later passed into the collection of Victoria Sackville-West of Knole.

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        Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria, Delineated During the Campaigns of 1799 and 1800.

      London: G. S. Tregear. Printed by Howlett and Brimmer, 1823. Third edition. Full Morocco. Very Good Minus. 4to. 27.5 by 22 cm. viii, 70 pp. With 19 hand-colored engraved plates. Spilsbury was a naval surgeon during the Napoleonic campaigns in the Middle East , and this is his account of his travels there. The plates were drawn and engraved by W. Spark, after drawings by Spilsbury himself. The plates are a mix of illustrations of sites, of people (genre scenes) and maritime scenes. Contemporary straight-grained morocco, with gilt decorative bands around perimeter of boards, blindstamped diamond-shaped centerpiece, gilt decoration on spine, etc. Binding is rubbed and worn, especially along edges, but still attractive. Scattered foxing and soiling to the pages within.

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        A general atlas containing distinct maps of all the known countries in the world.

      Fielding Lucas Junior,, Baltimore, 1823 - The finest general atlas produced in the United States Small folio (395 by 310mm), 2 leaves of letterpress, engraved frontispiece with contemporary hand-colour in full, vignette title-page, one uncoloured plate and 98 engraved maps including 13 double-page, all with superb contemporary hand-colour in full, significant foxing on two maps, fine contemporary American scarlet sheepskin panelled binding, each cover with an elaborate broad border of gilt and blind roll tools, the spine in eight compartments, with six gilt-decorated raised bands, the title in one, the others decorated with fine gilt tools. An extremely detailed, accurate and attractive American world atlas, with all the maps exquisitely coloured for the publisher, and in a fine American binding. It includes maps of the world, the western and eastern hemispheres, the five continents and the West Indies, and is especially important for the American maps (59 of the total 98), which include a separate map of each of the 24 states in the United States at the time of publication, further maps of the US territories, 20 maps of the West Indies, including a separate map of every major island, and five maps of South American countries. Most of the maps, including nearly all of the American ones, were drawn by Lucas himself and include material taken from new government surveys. Each map includes a grid of parallels and meridians, nearly all include scales and sometimes also a compass rose. An anonymous contemporary reviewer (North American review), after praising the unusually detailed and accurate maps, wrote further, "We have seldom seen so good a set of maps of the West Indies", the maps of South America "present a more full view of the present topographical state of those countries, ., than is anywhere else to be found .", and praised the entire work for "the uncommon beauty and elegance of the mechanical execution" and "exquisite beauty of coloring", concluding, "no maps have come under our eye, either from abroad or . in this country, which can claim precedence ." "if we were to select a single atlas, in which our purpose would be to obtain the greatest amount of matter within the smallest space, . we should not hesitate to choose this in preference to any we have seen". This praise has withstood the test of time, David Rumsey calling this atlas, "the finest general atlas produced in the U.S. at that time", "The quality of the engraving . is superb, the detail is very fine, and the coloring is delicate and elegant". Although especially valuable for its American maps, it has been largely overlooked in Americana reference works because of its status as a world atlas. It also includes seven maps of the ancient world (Rome, Greece, Palestine, Egypt). Fielding Lucas junior (1781-1854) set up as a stationer in Baltimore in 1804 and soon became one of America's leading cartographers, artists and publishers. His main area of specialisation were atlases and colour plate books. In 1822 he issued an atlas containing about a third of the present maps, which some were in earlier states, together with other maps by other authors. The present atlas, however, is his greatest work. Most of the United States maps were engraved by B.T. Welch and other maps by Young & Delker, J.V.N. Throop, Cone & Freeman and Kneass. Joseph Perkins (1788-1842), born in New Hampshire, worked as an engraver of bank notes and lettering. From 1814 to 1826 he worked in Philadelphia, where he was responsible for most of the lettering, drawing and engraving for Tanner's 1823 New American atlas. Although he signed only the lettering of the title-page, he may have had a hand in the unsigned lettering of some individual map titles, many in decorated roman capitals and that for the inset map of Baltimore in a very early example of decorated sans-serif capitals. William Caslon IV introduced the first sans-serif printing type, capitals only, in London in c1812, but his single size remained unique until the Figgins found [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historical Portraiture of Leading Events in the Life of Ali Pacha, Vizier of Epirus, Surnamed the Lion, in a Series of Designs . With a Biographical Sketch.

      1823 - London: Howlett and Brimmer for Thomas M'Lean, '1823' [but one plate watermarked 1825]. Folio (366 x 267mm). Original salmon-pink linen-covered boards, upper board with letterpress title-label; pp. [8 (half-title, imprint on verso, title, verso blank, list of plates, verso blank, preface, verso blank)], [9]-30 (text), [2 (publisher's advertisement)]; 6 hand-coloured aquatint plates by G. Hunt after Davenport (one watermarked 'J. Whatman / 1825'), the first bound as a frontispiece; slightly rubbed and bumped at edges, upper board lightly marked, lower board more heavily ink-marked, hinges neatly reinforced, some light offsetting from plates onto text, some light browning and spotting, a few small marks, 2 plates with short marginal tears at gutter, one with small repair, otherwise a very good copy in the original cloth with bright and fresh colour. First and only edition. This beautifully-illustrated work offers a romanticised account of the life of the Albanian-born Ali Pasha (1741-1822), the Turkish pasha of Iannina, who was given the epithet Aslan, or 'The Lion'. Following the death of Ali's father at the hands of neighbouring chiefs who seized his lands, his mother Khamko raised a band of brigands in order to reclaim the territories, which her son did through cunning and bloodthirsty strategies, before starting his rise to power within the Ottoman Empire, which saw him become one of the most powerful viziers in the empire. As the Middle East became the subject of European interest, Ali's political manoeuvring and powermongering brought him into alliances with the French, the British and the Italians, and further enlarged his territories. However, the threat of his power finally provoked the jealous Sultan Mahmud II to send his army to besiege Ali upon a pretext, and (after two years of resistance) Ali was killed as he attempted to negotiate terms. The Encyclopaedia Britannica sums up Ali's life and the legends that grew up around him thus: 'Ali Pasha is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable, as he is one of the most picturesque, figures in modern history; and as such he was recognized in his own day. His court at Iannina was the centre of a sort of barbarous culture, in which astrologers, alchemists and Greek poets played their part, and was often visited by travellers. Amongst others, Byron came, and has left a record of his impressions in " Childe Harold's Pilgrimage," less interesting and vivid than the prose accounts of Pouqueville, T. S. Hughes and William M. Leake [.] To the wild people over whom he ruled [no apology for his policies] was needed. He had their respect, if not their love; he is the hero of a thousand ballads; and his portrait still hangs among the ikons in the cottages of the Greek mountaineers. All accounts agree in describing him in later life as a man of handsome presence, with a venerable white beard, piercing black eyes and a benevolent cast of countenance, the effect of which was heightened in conversation by a voice of singular sweetness'. The text of Historical Portraiture of Leading Events in the Life of Ali Pacha appears to have been derived from the first English edition of Alphonse de Beauchamp's Vie d'Ali-Pacha, visir de Janina, surnommà Aslan, ou Le Lion (Paris: 1822), which was translated anonymously as The Life of Ali Pacha of Janina, Vizier of Epirus (London: 1822), and complements the six remarkable coloured aquatints, which depict the following subjects: 'The Youthful Ali Bey, Shewn by his Mother to the Partisans and Vassals of his Father[']s House'; 'Ali Bey Discovers the Chest of Treasure, Near the Ruins of an Old Monastery in the Mountain'; 'The Vow of Vengeance, Made by Ali Pacha and his Sister Chaà nitza over the Dead Body of their Mother'; 'The Vizier Ali Pacha, Giving the Fatal Signal, for the Slaughter of the Gardikiotes Shut up in the Khan of Valiare'; 'The Delivery of the Broken Ring, to Ali Pacha's Faithful Slave in the Magazine of the Citadel'; and 'Ali Pacha and his Brav [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Il Costume antico e moderno o Storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni Provata coi monumenti dell' antichità e rappresentata cogli analoghi disegni dal Dottor Giulio Ferrario

      Per Vincenzo Batelli, 1823. ITALIANO 17 Seconda edizione della bella Opera di Ferrario, i 19 volumi sono rilegati in pelle con titoli e fregi oro al dorso e piatti rivestiti con cartone decorato. Tagli spruzzati colorati. Fioritura sparsa alle pagine, odore di muffa, legature salde. Numerosissime tavole f.t. a colori. Incisioni di Giovanni Antonio Sasso, Antonio Verico, Luigi Giarré, Andrea Bernieri. Opera incompleta, mancano vol IV America, VI e VII Asia, I, II, IV, V parte 2, VI e VII dell' Europa. USATO

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        Mein Antheil an der Politik. 4 in 2 Bänden.

      Stuttgart-Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1823-33. 8°. Zus. ca. 1260 S., HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückenschild (Bde. 1-3 in einem Band) bzw. Marmor. Ppbd. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg. u. goldgepr. Rückenschild (Bd. 4). Erstausgabe; wie meist ohne den erst 1845 in einem anderen Verlag erschienenen fünften Band. - Autobiographie des bedeutenden nassauischen Staatsmannes in der er ein lebhaftes Bild der napoleonischen Zeit und der diplomatischen Lage während der Freiheitskriege entwirft. I. „Unter Napoleons Herrschaft“; II. „Nach Napoleons Fall. Der Congreß zu Wien“; III. „Der Bundestag“; IV. „In der Einsamkeit. Die Briefe des Freiherrn von Stein an den Freiherrn von Gagern von 1813-1831. Mit Erläuterungen“. - Einbände etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Innendeckel u. die Titelbll. der ersten drei Bde. gestempelt. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Holzmann/B. I, 2354 Versand D: 12,00 EUR Gagern, Mein Antheil an der Politik, Napoleon

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        The Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque. [With:] The Second Tour of Doctor Syntax, in Search of Consolation. [With:] The Third Tour of Doctor Syntax, In Search of A Wife. Original miniature edition.

      London: R. A. Ackermann 1823 - (16mo) 5-3/8 x 3-3/8"; 86 x 135 mm. period full calf with gold stamping. 3 volumes. Illustrated with 80 hand-colored plates by Thomas Rowlandson, including two pictorial title pages. "Miniature Edition".Charming reduced version of the inimitable works published in octavo in 1812, 1820 and 1821; Tooley notes that "Fresh plates were re-engraved for this edition, one-third the size of the originals." Abbey. Life in England 269; Tooley 430.

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        Partition Della Griselda... Arrangée pour le Piano Forte. Prix 36f... 434.[Piano-vocal score]

      Paris: Carli [PNs 155, 294, 295, 325, 326, 431, 434, 1175, 1214, 1361-63, 1365, 1367-70], 1823. First French Edition of the second version of the opera. Scarce. Lesure I, p. 46. OCLC nos. 21813654, 611297772. Griselda, ossia La virtù al cimento, a "dramma semiserio" to a libretto by Angelo Anelli after Giovanni Boccaccio, was first performed at the Teatro Ducale in Parma in January, 1798. "[Paer] was one of the central figures in the development of opera semiseria during the first decade of the 19th century." Scott L. Balthazar and Julian Budden in Grove Music Online.. Folio. Contemporary maroon morocco-backed marbled boards with spine in compartments gilt, titling gilt, marbled endpapers. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1f. (recto "Prospectus," verso publisher's catalogue), [i] (cast list and table of contents), 2-223, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved, with "Gallé sc." to lower outer corner of title. Text in Italian. Each piece with its own plate number and secondary pagination. Publisher's handstamp to lower margin of blank endpaper preceding title. Binding slightly worn. Occasional very light soiling and staining; minor offsetting. A very attractive copy overall.

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