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        Oeuvres

      Variorum Edition which includes all comments, notes and variations of previous editions (The Duchat, The Monnoye, Gueullette, Voltaire, Marsy, etc.).It is illustrated with a portrait frontispiece and 9 boards inset by Devéria and 120 figures in the grotesque out text woodcuts by Thompson at the end of Volume 9.  chez Dalibon à Paris 1823 14x22,5cm 9 volumes reliés

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        State of the Cape of Good Hope, in 1822.

      8vo., two folding maps, both rather foxed, viii + (4) + 377 + (1)pp., small repair to title-page, not affecting printed surface, contemporary green half calf over marbled boards, spine fully gilt with raised bands and label, with minor wear to extremities. Overall a very good copy in a pleasing binding.Publisher: London: John Murray.Year: 1823Edition: First edition. Mendelssohn p.127.

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        Europa und sein Monarchenthum oder Geheime Politik der Staaten aus der Moral- und Rechts-Philosophie. Versuch einer politischen Gl

      Magdeburg, Selbstverlag, 1823. Vollst

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        Some short and useful reflections upon duelling,

      12mo., engraved frontispiece*, 108 + (2)pp., including the half-title and final advertisement leaf H12, original printed boards, these a bit browned and spotted, but still a fine, crisp, uncut copy with the early 20th century armorial bookplate of William Walter Dowding on front pastedown.Publisher: Dublin printed for the author, by C. Bentham, 19, Eustace-street, and may be had of the principal booksellers in the United Kingdom.Year: 1823Edition: First edition: rare. Eleven library copies located (OCLC & COPAC): at BL + Cambridge and U.C. Dublin + N.L. Ireland and McGill + 6 libraries in US.

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        Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, in the Uranie and Physicienne Corvettes, Commanded by Captain Freycinet, During the Years 1817, 1818, 1819 and 1820; on a Scientific Expedition Undertaken By Order of the French Government, in a Series of Letters to a Friend

      London: Treuttel and Wurtz, Treuttel, Jun. and Richter 1823 - London: Treuttel and Wurtz, Treuttel, Jun. and Richter. 1823, First English Edition. Quarto – 27.5 cm. 2 parts in 1, fold-out frontispiece map and 25 lithograph plates -- complete; later full-tan calf with gilt decorative ruled border on front and rear boards, spine with five raised bands, bright gilt decorative compartments and fuchsia morocco title label. 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 very clean copy, with the map and 25 plates is complete and in Near Fine+ condition. The first edition in English of this private narrative of the 1817-1820 Freycinet expedition to Australia and the Pacific - in fact the first appearance in English of any account of the voyage. Originally published in French, Arago's book in its many subsequent editions became one of the voyage best-sellers of the nineteenth century. The English edition is much rarer than the French edition. The very large multi-volume French account of the voyage was far more serious and scientific in tone. Arago was the official draftsman on the voyage, and the excellent lithograph plates here are all after Arago’s drawings. WITH: A 3-page letter written and signed by Arago dated 8 April 1842 to Minister M. Piobert discussing the voyages of Dumont Durville and La Place. “The “Uranie” with a crew of 125 men under the command of Captain Louis de Freycinet, entered the Pacific from the West to make scientific observations on geography, magnetism and meteorology. Arago was the artist of the expedition which visited Western Australia, Timor, Hawaii and New South Wales. The original ship wrecked off the Falkland Islands. Two months later, the expedition continued aboard the “Physicenne” which stopped for a time in Rio de Janeiro. Captain Freycinet’s wife, Rose Pinon, was smuggled on board at the advent of the voyage and made the complete journey, causing some discord among the crew. Freycinet named an island he discovered after her – Rose Island among the Samoa Islands. These entertaining letters, written in a lively and witty literary style, provide vivid descriptions of the topography and the inhabitants of the Pacific Islands. The book achieved great success”. Hill 28-29. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Roman History

      London: C. and J. Rivington, T. Egerton, 1823. Full leather. Fine. London: C. and J. Rivington, T. Egerton, 1823. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. The Roman History from the Ruin of the Commonwealth. Illustrated with maps. Bound in full dark brown straight grain morocco, covers and spine with involving elaborate floral gilt decorations and the Queen College Cambridge gilt crest stamp to covers, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled decorative endpaper.

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        Neuestes Gemälde von Prag.

      Prag, Calve, 1823. - 4°. Gestochener Titel mit Vignette, XVI, 292 SS., 3 Bll., 7 Kupfer-Tafeln (1 als Frontispiz), 1 gefalteter Stadtplan, 1 gef. Umgebungs-Karte Illustrierter Original-Pappband in marmoriertem Halbleder-Schuber Vollständiges, schön ausgestattetes Werk über Prag. Die Pläne zeigen das Zentrum und Prag mit seiner Umgebung, die Tafeln Ansichten von Stadtteilen und wichtigen Gebäuden. Auf dem illustrierten Originaleinband vorne der böhmische Löwe und hinten ein Blick in den Schlossgarten. - Beschrieben werden die Stadtteile und bedeutendsten Gebäude sowie öffentlichen Einrichtungen, Theater, Sammlungen, Bibliotheken, Museen, Gasthöfe, Weinstuben, Bierbrauer etc. Einzelne Kapitel behandeln: Einwohner, Charakter, Lebensweise und geselliger Ton - Botanische Gärten - Gelehrte und Künstler - Journalistik - Buchdruckereien, Buch- und Kunsthandlungen, Leihbibliotheken - Jahrmärkte - Fiaker und Lohnkutscher - Trödler - Musik - Volksfeste etc. - Vorsatz vorne von innen verstärkt, kleiner alter Besitzvermerk, wenig gebräunt, die Tafeln etwas stockig, Text meist sauber. Der seltene originale Einband etwas beschabt, Ecken bestossen. In hübschem Schuber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Europa und sein Monarchenthum oder Geheime Politik der Staaten aus der Moral- und Rechts-Philosophie. Versuch einer politischen Glückseligkeitslehre für alle Stände * 2 Bände (vollständig) / Handeinbände der Zeit mit teilziseliertem Ganzgoldschnitt

      Magdeburg, Selbstverlag, 1823 - Vollständige Ausgabe: 2 Bände, jeweils in elegantem Handeinband der Zeit als Festeinband / Pappband 8vo im Format 12,7 x 20,7 cm mit Rückentitel und Liniendekoration beider Deckel in Goldprägung (Handvergoldung), Innenkantenvergoldung, ziselierter Ganzgoldschnitt und handgestochenem Kopfband, 292 / 316 Seiten, Schrift. Fraktur. - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Zum Kapital wird kein schlappes maschinengewebtes Bändchen verwendet, sondern das Kapital wird von Hand mit dem Buchblock umstochen und gibt dadurch dem Rücken einen festen Abschluß. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder-und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - . - Deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 19. Jahrhundert, Liebhabereinband, Verfassung, deutsche Königreiche, Monarchie, Constitutions-Politik, organische Gesetzgebung, Monarchie als vorzüglichste Staatsform überhaupt, Legitimismus, Volksrepräsentation, Volksvertretung, landständische Verfassung, Demagogen und Volksverderber, Verteidigung des Büchernachdrucks, Bücher-Nachdruck, Zensurwesen, Censur in Deutschland, Verfassung der Völker, Konstitutionswuth des Zeitalters, Staatsrecht. - Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung (kleine Papieraufkleber auf Rücken, sonst sehr gut); ausführlich besprochen in der Jenaischen Allgemeinen Literatur-Zeitung 1826 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE PSALMES OF DAVID, translated into divers and sundry kindes of verse, more rare and excellent for the method and varietie than ever yet hath been done in English.

      London, Chiswick Press, By C. Whittingham for Robert Triphook, Old Bond Street, 1823.. Begun by ... Sir Philip Sidney, Knt. and finished by the Right Honorable the Countess of Pembroke His Sister. Now first printed from a copy of the original manuscript, transcribed by John Davies of Hereford (writing master to Prince Henry) in the reign of James the First. LIMITED EDITION, 250 COPIES, FIRST EDITION 1823. Edited by S.W. Singer. Small 8vo, approximately 160 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, 2 engraved portraits, pages: xii, [1]-285, complete with half-title, bound in full dark crushed green morocco by Ramage of London, their gilt name at foot of first pastedown, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to spine and covers, marbled endpapers, gilt dentelles (turnovers), all edges gilt. Slight rubbing to binding, last 6 pages and rear endpapers have pale foxing, occasional pale foxing mostly to margins, engraved bookplate to first pastedown, otherwise a very good plus copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Choix de voyages dans les Quatre Parties du Monde...

      Paris: Dabo and Masson, 1823. 15 volumes, duodecimo, with numerous folding maps & plates; contemporary half calf. A delightful French miniature collection of voyages. There are three volumes each to the sections on Africa, Asia, America, Europe and the South Seas. This last part has good Australian and South Pacific material from a variety of sources, including Oxley and Freycinet, both of whose narratives had only just been published. The collection is most interesting and is well illustrated with early engraved maps and plates.This handsome set, in fine original condition has the armorial bookplate of Baron de Nervo. Fine.

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        Oeuvres

      Edition variorum qui reprend toutes les remarques, notes et variantes des éditions précédentes (Le Duchat, La Monnoye, Gueullette, Voltaire, Marsy, etc.), elle est illustrée d'un portrait en frontispice et de dix planches hors-texte par Devéria, ainsi que de 120 figures à la grotesque hors texte gravées sur bois par Thompson à la fin du tome 9.binding de l'époque en demi chagrin camel, spine à quatre faux nerfs ornés de filets à froid binding signée Chezaud et Branliet.Quelques infimes piqûres.Bel exemplaire agréablement établi dans une élégante binding signée.  chez Dalibon à Paris 1823 14x22,5cm 9 volumes reliés

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        A Series of Groups, Illustrating the Physiognomy, Manners, and Character of the People of France and Germany

      London: for the author, by John And Arthur Arch, Cornhill; R. Triphook, Old Bond Street; and J. Major, Fleet Street, 1823. First edition. Engraved dedication leaf and 52 engraved plates numbered 1-60. [8], 15, [1], 8 pp. 4to. Contemporary calf. A few stray spots but clean internally, some rubbing and minor scuffing to binding. First edition. Engraved dedication leaf and 52 engraved plates numbered 1-60. [8], 15, [1], 8 pp. 4to. With the rare advertisement regarding the feud between Dibdin and Lewis. This copy features the rare "Advertisement" by Lewis regarding the bitter feud between him and Dibdin over payment for these illustrations. Lewis had accompanied Dibdin and provided the illustrations for his "Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany" (1821). This volume features illustrations that were left out of that edition, engraved and issued in parts by Lewis himself, who provides letterpress explanation of the plates as well. Dibdin left them out of the Tour because he did not think very highly of them, and Lewis received payment only after arbitration. "These etchings were made from his own drawings by Lewis, apparently in an endeavor to obtain further reward for his labors when he accompanied Dibding on his Tour. The unhappy quarrel over payment is set out from Lewis's viewpoint in an Advertisement ... which he was persuaded, or decided on his own, to suppress. It is now very uncommon" (Jackson). Jackson 56. Provenance: Max Salomon (circular bookplate)

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        Éloge de la Pérouse. Ouvrage qui a obtenu l'églantine d'or, décernée par l'Académie des jeux floraux du Toulouse, au concours de 1823.

      Paris: Firmin Didot, 1823. Octavo, 46 pp., with some of the foxing endemic to some French books of this period; very good in recent blue paper boards with morocco label. Very rare eulogy to La Pérouse published some thirty-five years after the disappearance of his two vessels, and a scant three years before the wrecks of the Astrolabe and the Boussole were discovered by the sandalwood trader Peter Dillon.Vinaty (sometimes 'Vinati') prepared the work for the Académie des Jeux-Floraux of Toulouse, where the eulogy won their prize l'Eglantine d'Or. The work is not only testament to the enduring importance of La Pérouse in the French-speaking world, it is also an interesting document of its time, because Vinaty shows a willingness to skip over the years of the Revolution and the rule of Napoleon. He is at pains to re-assert a continuity with the glory of France under Louis XVI, in the process presenting La Pérouse as a truly great French hero, but also as one capable of honouring the memory and achievements of Cook (a lengthy passage, for instance, praises La Pérouse for raising a suitable memorial above the tomb of Cook's successor Captain Clerke in Kamchatka). Throughout, the tone is pure Restoration, underlined by his quoting from the great exile writer Chateaubriand.The work's rarity is borne out by Ferguson, who first located a copy in the Edward Weber Allen collection in California in time for the addenda to volume II of his bibliography; the copy in the State Library of New South Wales was added with a revised note to the full Addenda volume of 1986. The work is also noticed in McLaren's Lapérouse in the Pacific, who added a copy in the Bibliothèque Nationale. Otherwise, Vinaty's work is not noted in many standard references (it is a surprising omission from Forbes's Hawaiian National Bibliography); nor is it listed in important collections such as Kroepelien and Hill.

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        La Muse française 1823-1824

      Originale.binding Edition half tan sheepskin, smooth back slightly past with small traces of friction decorated with gold patterns typographical, boards marbled paper, three light snags on slices marbrées.Contributions V. Hugo, Desbordes-Valmore M., Guttinguer U., A. de Vigny, C. Nodier, D. Gay, A. Submits, J. of Rességuier, E. Deschamps ... Our copy is incomplete in Volume 1 pages: 85-92, 195, 196, 197 and 237-238 and Volume 2: 167-170 and 343-344.Quelques small rousseurs.Rare. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Ambroise Tardieu Paris 1823-1824 12,5x20,5cm 2 volumes reliés en 1

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        Itchirou gafu

      first edition.Japanese binding. orange cover with Argyle. Notebooks sewn accordion. Good copy with slight defects, including the first slip off the cover. Maekawa Zembei Osaka 1823 15x22cm cousu

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        Lettera autografa firmata di due pagine, Datata Recanati 29 agosto 1823, indirizzata al cugino Marchese Giuseppe Melchiorri di Roma

      1823. 2 pp. in-4 (210 x 160 mm). La lettera è ripiegata e imbraghettata all inizio del primo volume dell'''Epistolario di Giacomo Leopardi'' a cura di Viani, pubblicato a Firenze, Le Monnier, 1883. Missiva finora poco nota, pubblicata dal Viani nell'''Appendice all'Epistolario di G.L. e agli scritti giovanili a compimento delle edizioni fiorentine'', (Barbera, 1878) ma non pubblicata nel volume del 1883 nel quale è conservata né in altri più recenti, ricompare nel 1997 in Tutte le poesie e tutte le prose, (Newton Compton, 1997), p.1255-56, n.286. Significativa lettera in cui fa menzione del plico con le seconde bozze dell'articolo eusebiano, finalmente recapitato a Recanati. Il cugino Melchiorri interveniva spesso, con competenza, nella cura delle prime bozze leopardiane. Interessanti le annotazioni circa la rottura con Pietro Ercole Visconti, le cui ragioni restano comunque oscure, e le osservazioni sulla collezione latina del Pomba, giudicata inferiore rispetto alla celebrata edizione di Mannheim. Il riferimento finale al conclave susseguente la morte di Pio VII, senza altro riferimento alla ventilata possibilità d'impiego romano, denuncia la fine dell'ennesima "illusione" romana. ''..Mio padre non crede bene di prendere la Collezione di Torino, perché se si considera come Collezione de' Classici, egli ha già quella di Manheim, ch'è molto più corretta; se si considera come Collezione dei Variorum, in questa parte l'edizion di Torino non vale propriamente nulla, come, se vi ricordate, siamo convenuti insieme più volte''.

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        Merkwaardige schipbreuken en andere lotgevallen ter zee. Uit het Hoogduitsch.Amsterdam, Ten Brink & De Vries, 1822. 8vo. With engraved title-page with aquatint vignette by W.H Hoogkamp after J. van Meurs. Contemporary wrappers.

      - NCC, KVK and WorldCat (1 copy); Saalmink, p. 1259; not in Huntress. Rare Dutch translation of a German compilation containing 16 narratives of various disasters at sea. Among the catastrophes described are the shipwreck of the Bengalore, the mutiny on the Bounty, the starvation on the Peggy (leading to cannibalism), and the adventures of Captain Kearney in the East Indies. The fate of the Hercules is described in more detail. According to Saalmink, the present edition was translated from Gemählde der merkwürdigsten Schiffbrüche neuerer Zeit, which, on its turn, was compiled from the popular Mariner's Chronicle by Archibald Duncan. Tipped into our copy is a list of members of a reading circle at Oudewater, dated April 1823. Spine slightly damaged, some small dampstains. Very good untrimmed copy.

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        Travels through Sweden, Norway and Finmark to the North Cape in the summer of 1820.

      London, Rodwell and Martin. 1823 - 4°. XVI S., 1 Bl., 433 S. und 22 (2 kolorierten) lithografierten Tafeln und 11 lithografierten Vignetten, aufgezogen auf Japanpapier im Text. Späterer Kalbhalblederband mit 2 schwarzen goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Der englische Adlige (1791-1858) verfasste von 1823 bis 1827 drei Reiseberichte aus Skandinavien. Beschreibt Stockholm (mit einem Stadtplan), Oslo, Tronheim und ausführlich den Norden mit Tromsö, Hammerfest u.a. Die schönen Lithografien nach Zeichnungen des Verfassers. Die 2 kolorierten Tafeln mit Lemmingen und einer Meerespflanze. - Frontispiz und Titelblatt mit einem Wasserflack im Falz unten. Die letzten 2 Blätter mit Papierrestauration am unteren Rand. - Sehr breitrandiges, unbeschnittenes und schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Fables of Aesop, And Others, with designs on wood, by Thomas Bewick

      Newcastle: Printed by E Walker for T Bewick and Son, 1823 A very good copy of Bewick's 1823 Limited Edition Aesop's Fables, in contemporary half leather binding. With receipt page before the title page, including the signature of Thomas Bewick, a thumb print, a painted leaf and seaweed over a landscape, and the number 68 in pale brown ink, indicating that this was No 68 of the limited print run. The binding is in very good condition. It has been expertly rebacked to preserve the original spine which has gilt-lined raised bands and a leather title label. Boards marbled. There is a little wear to corners and edges. New endpapers. Contents in very good condition. Title page dated 1823 with signature to the top dated 1824. Generally very clean with just the odd spot or mark. There is some browning to the gutter of pp 288-89 where a leather title label (of the Life of Johnson) has been used as a bookmark. Some page corners have been turned over at some point. A nice copy.

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        Reisen in Syrien, Palästina und der Gegend des Berges Sinai. Aus dem Englischen. Herausgegeben und mit Anmerkgungen begleitet von Wilhelm Gesenius.

      Weimar, Verlag des Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, 1823 - 1824.. 2 Bände. Mit 7 lithograph und gest. gefalt. Tafeln und einigen Textholzschnitten. 1 Bl., X, 542 S., 1 Bl.; 1 Bl., X, SS. (545)-1104. Neuere blaue HLdr.-Bde. Neue Bibliothek der wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen, Bde. 34 u. 38. - Embacher 57; Engelmann 152; Henze I, 406f.; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 106; Kainbacher3 66, 4; Röhricht 1627; Tobler 141; vgl. Weber 107. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - "Sorgfätige vorbereitung, kenntnis der arabischen sprache, ein unbefangener blick, nüchterne beobachtung und ausserste genugsamkeit zeichnen den Burckhardt aufs vortheilhafteste aus... Ihm verdankt die gelehrte republik eine reihe von entdeckungen... Dieser forscher ist in vieler hinsicht das muster eines reisenden" (Tobler). - Mit hebräischem Exlibris Elias Auerbach. - Tls. etwas gebräunt bzw braunfleckig.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Voltaire.

      P. Dupont 1823-1827, Paris - 71 volumes in-8, dos lisse, reliure d'époque cartonnée vert bouteille (sauf le dernier tome bleu turquoise). Quelques petits accidents (une coiffe supérieure enfoncée et reteinte, quelques petites déchirures du carton aux coiffes, quelques coins pliés, enfoncements de quelques coupes), nombreuses rousseurs. (photos sur demande). Belle édition qui reproduit celle de Lequien (1820) à un petit nombre de dispositions près. D'après des mentions variables portées au verso du faux-titre, la souscription pouvait se faire chez Dupont, chez Bossange père ou chez Chassériau. Pour la correspondance avec Frédéric, l'éditeur a consulté l'édition de Berlin (Oeuvres posthumes du roi de Prusse, 1788) au texte de laquelle il a accordé quelquefois la préférence sur les éditions de Beaumarchais et de M. Renouard. Le tome LXX est formé des lettres inédites de Voltaire avec un frontispice gravé et un fac-similé. Le dernier tome contient la Table analytique des oeuvres de Voltaire. Les caractères de cette édition ont été gravés et fondus par Firmin Didot. Imprimée par P. Didot, l'édition Lequien joint au mérite d'une belle exécution typographique celui de quelques heureuses restitutions de texte, d'après les éditions originales. (Bengesco, Bibliographie des oeuvres de Voltaire n. 2154). Bel ensemble décoratif et complet. Langue : Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Visit to the Monastery of La Trappe, in 1817

      Published by Thomas M'Lean, London 1823 - [2], xii, 188 pages [2], 12 coloured plates, 1 back and white vignette, 1 outline drawing, 1 coloured etching, 2 tissue guards for plates Fourth edition , light scuffs to edges, a lovely copy in very good condtion , fine binding, full burgundy morocco, raised bands on spine, gilt stamped designs in compartments, elaborate gilt border with blindstamped design within, all edges gilt, gilt pattern on turnins 27cm x 18.5cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sketches in Bedlam or characteristic Traits of Insanityandnbspas Displayed in the cases of One Hundred and Forty Patients of both sexes now or recently confined in New Bethlem including and many other Extraordinary Maniacs who have been transferred from Old Bethlem By a Constant Observer

      

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        The New Whole Art of Confectionary Sugar Boiling Iceing Candying Jelly Making andampc Which will be found very beneficial to Ladies Confectioners Housekeepers andampc Particularly to such as Have Not a Perfect Knowledge of That Art

      

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        NUOVA PIANTA DI ROMA MODERNA. Estratta dalla grande del Nolli, corretta ed accresciuta de' nomi delle contrade indicati al loro rispettivo sito.

      Roma, Venanzio Monaldini, 1823. Bellissima pianta topografica di Roma (cm. 62,8 x 84,2) litografata a colori, suddivisa in 20 riquadri e montata su tela. La stampa della città, divisa in XIV Rioni (elencati in un riquadro in basso a destra), riporta anche 4 piante di edifici: in alto a destra, la pianta della Chiesa di S. Lorenzo fuori le mura; sul lato sinistro quelle del Mausoleo di S. Costanza, della Basilica di S. Paolo e del Pantheon (con gli avanzi delle Terme di Agrippa, e de? ruderi scoperti recentemente). Leggermente rifilata ai bordi super. e infer. ma ben conservata. E? contenuta in un astuccio in cartonato coevo (cm. 22x13,5).

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        NUOVA PIANTA DI ROMA MODERNA. Estratta dalla grande del Nolli, corretta ed accresciuta de' nomi delle contrade indicati al loro rispettivo sito.

      Venanzio Monaldini, 1823. Bellissima pianta topografica di Roma (cm. 62,8 x 84,2) litografata a colori, suddivisa in 20 riquadri e montata su tela. La stampa della città, divisa in XIV Rioni (elencati in un riquadro in basso a destra), riporta anche 4 piante di edifici: in alto a destra, la pianta della Chiesa di S. Lorenzo fuori le mura; sul lato sinistro quelle del Mausoleo di S. Costanza, della Basilica di S. Paolo e del Pantheon (con gli avanzi delle Terme di Agrippa, e de' ruderi scoperti recentemente). Leggermente rifilata ai bordi super. e infer. ma ben conservata. E' contenuta in un astuccio in cartonato coevo (cm. 22x13,5).

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        Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène [avec] Suite au Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène

      Edition published the same year as the original, illustrated with a portrait of the author, three folding plates, the table of Longwood and two folding maps. A portrait of the author leads the last volume.Binders of the time in half blond calf with corners, back smooth decorated with gilded grecquisantes wheels, nets and golden jewels and pieces of title and volume number morocco olive, double net gilded on the paper plates to the tank all marbled.Some moved back slightly and some friction.Foxing. Dépôt du Mémorial, Bossange Frères, Béchet Aîné et Roret (pour les 8 premiers volumes), Chez Raynal et Roret pour le dernier Paris 1823-1824 13x21cm 9 volumes reliés

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        Bellen-Töne. Sammlung der Kölnischen Karnevals-Lieder (1823-1838).

      EA ca 18x11 cm XII, 574 Seiten mit zahlreichen Holzstichillustrationen plus 18 (statt 19, fehlt Nr. 15) gestochenen Notenblättern Kartoneinband d. Zt. (Einband berieben und bestoßen, Kanten beschabt, Seiten teils gering braunfleckig, einige Notenblätter mit Quetschfalten Notenblatt Nr. 15 fehlt sonst guter Zustand) Seltenes frühes Dokument zum Kölner Karneval!

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        New Ideas on Population with remarks on the theories of Malthus and Godwin.

      Oliver Everett [printed at the press of the North American Review], 1823 - Primera edición de esta importante obra. Everett estaba plenamente justificado al titular su libro "New Ideas on Population". Su principal tesis, a saber, que el aumento de población acarrea aumento de la producción de alimentos y puede promover perfeccionamientos en el método de esa producción; era efectivamente nueva en su época, mucho más nueva que todo lo que ha dicho Malthus. Everett introdujo una de las dos relaciones (ausentes en la obra de Malthus) entre el aumento de la población y el de los medios de subsistencia, y presentó en general, con entera independencia de los elementos específicamente norteamericanos de su argumentación, un útil planteamiento del problema global de la población. (Schumpeter, pág. 646). Everett (Alejandro Hill). Diplomático y escritor norteamericano, n. en Boston en 1792, y muerto en Cantón (China) en 1847. En 1809 acompaño a John Quincey Adams como secretario de la Legación de San Petersburgo, vistando luego Francia é Inglaterra. Después fue secretario de la Legación de La Haya, reemplazando luego al ministro. En 1825 pasó a España como ministro pleniponteciario para negociar el reconocimiento por parte del Gobierno español de la independencia norteamericana. Al dejar el cargo en 1829, regresó a los Estados Unidos y fue director, con su hermano, de la importante North American Review. En 1830 se le eligió senador, en 1840 desempeñó una misión secreta en Cuba, más tarde se le nombró presidente del Colegio Jefferson de la Luisiana, y en 1846 el presidente Polk le designó como residente en China, muriendo a poco de haberse posesionado del cargo. 1 hoja blanca, X, 11-125 páginas, 1 hoja blanca. Encuadernación original de la época en plena piel con hierros dorados en el lomo y rueda dorada enmarcando los planos, ligeras restauraciones. Interior en muy buen estado. Ejemplar con dedicatoria autógrafa de su autor a Mr. Bradley, fechada en febrero 22 de 1825. Se añade una carta autógrafa al mismo destinatario escrita por ambas caras en la misma tinta que la dedicatoria, en una hoja doblada de 20x22,5 cm. fechada en Washington, febrero 22, 1825, y firmada "A.H.Everett". 22x13 cm. Goldsmiths 23786. Kress C.1055 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue de la Bibliothéque d'un Amateur, avec des Notes et une Table Générale des Auteurs et des Matières. [Compiled by Louis François Antoine Gaudefroy]

      2 p.l., iv, lxxxviii, 20, 318 pp.; 2 p.l., 319-808 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. calf-backed marbled boards (some foxing as is usual to first & final leaves), flat spines gilt. Brussels: P.J. de Mat, 1823. The bookseller Mat's catalogue of a fine anonymous private collection, compiled and edited by Gaudefroy (1758-1839), the French bibliographer. There are 6918 items described including a goodly number of important 15th and 16th century books. The sections on science, medicine, and natural history are outstanding. The final lot is extremely enticing: "6918 Collection de 255 Catalogues de bibliothéques, ou Notices de vente de livres faites à Paris depuis 1784 jusqu'à 1815, avec les prix, et partie avec les noms des acquèreurs, in-8, br." Apart from the foxing, a nice set with the engraved armorial bookplate of F. De Valenzi. This copy has pages 37bis-40bis. ? Blogie col. 572.

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        Skelton's Engraved Illustrations of the Principal Antiquities of Oxfordshire, from Original Drawings by F. Mackenzie. Accompanied with descriptive historical notices.

      Oxford: J. Skelton. 1823 - FIRST SUBSCRIBERS EDITION. Large Quarto, pp.[6] iv, 10; 8; 4; 12; 10; 22; 10; 10; 4; 2; 2; 8; 10; 26 [6]. With separate pagination for each Hundred region. 50 large steel engravings on india paper pasted to thick plates, including a frontispiece, as well as a steel engraved map to prelims and a title page vignette. In contemporary brown full morocco, recently re-backed using the original spine leather. Gilt titles to spine; some gilt decoration to board margins. Marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Original spine quite heavily abraded; titles partially obscured. Boards less heavily worn; all corners re-built. Internally clean and unmarked. Very good overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Eckermann"). Weimar, 20. XI. 1823.

      1823. 1 S. Kl.-4to. Empfehlungsschreiben für "meinen Freund Grosse", der wohl umgezogen war: "[...] Ich bitte Sie ihm wegen Wohnung und sonstiger ersten Einrichtung behülflich zu seyn. Er wird diesen Winter dort bleiben. Ich habe ihn von Ihrem Talent unterrichtet und Sie werden an ihm einen theilnehmenden sinnigen Beurtheiler finden [...]". - Mit einigen tls. hinterlegten Falteinrissen.

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        Mr. Babbage's invention. Copies of the correspondence between the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury and the president and council of the Royal Society, relative to an invention of Mr. Babbage. A letter to Sir Humphry Davy, Bart... on the application of machinery to the purpose of calculating and printing mathematical tables.

      London: House of Commons, 1823. First edition, and a very fine copy, of this version and even rarer than Babbage's privately printed version issued the year earlier. This separate printing of the British government's reprint of Babbage's letter to Davy includes, for the first time, the text of the letters from the Treasury and Royal Society. The government reprint was published both in Volume 15 of the House of Commons' Sessional Papers and as a separate offprint (as offered here). OOC 31. OCLC lists no copies of this separate printing. "In the early 1820s Babbage, frustrated by 'the intolerable labour and fatiguing monotony of a continued repetition of similar arithmetical calculations', came up with the plan of designing a machine capable of performing various mathematical functions. By 1822 Babbage had constructed a model of his Difference Engine Number One, a special-purpose calculating machine far more complex than any that had previously been conceived, designed to compute mathematical tables by the method of finite differences and to print the results. In the design of his machine Babbage was influenced by the division of labor employed in the celebrated manuscript tables of de Prony which Babbage had seen in 1819. The division of labor, both physical and mental, became central themes of Babbage's economic thought later developed in his Economy of Machinery and Manufactures. "Babbage was convinced of the 'great utility' of his machine, but knew that constructing a larger version would entail 'very considerable expense,' and would also leave him no time to pursue his studies in pure mathematics. On July 3, 1822, as a means of testing the waters, Babbage wrote an open letter to Sir Humphry Davy, president of the Royal Society, in which he presented a detailed description of his Difference Engine. This was his first public statement of his plans for his calculating engine, and his first publication on his project for developing calculating engines, on which he would devote most of his creative energy for the remainder of his life. A copy of this letter published as a pamphlet reached the Lords of the Treasury, who referred it back to the Royal Society on April 1, 1823, with a letter requesting the Society's opinion of Babbage's machine. One month later, on May 1, the Royal Society responded to the Treasury as follows: 'That it appears to the Committee, that Mr. Babbage has displayed great talents and ingenuity in the construction of his machine for computation, which the Committee think fully adequate to the attainment of the objects proposed by the Inventor, and that they consider Mr. Babbage as highly deserving of public encouragement in the prosecution of his arduous undertaking' (Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Sessional Papers [1823], p. 6). "This favorable report gained Babbage his first national funding of £1000 toward his construction of the Difference Engine. The project tested the limits of precision obtainable by machine tool makers at the time; it also ended up being far more costly than expected, claiming £17,000 of the government's money over the next decade before foundering in 1833, largely due to contractual disputes between Babbage and Joseph Clement, the engineer hired to construct Babbage's machine. By this time Babbage had begun to turn his attention to the Analytical Engine, a far more complex and powerful calculating machine whose design would occupy Babbage for most of the rest of his scientific career." (Hook & Norn, Origins of Cyberspace).Oblong folio (335 x 202 mm), pp [1] 2-6 [2:docket title on verso], uncut and sewn as issued, very fine. An exceptionally fresh and clean copy in its original state.

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        The King of the Peak: A Romance (Three Volumes)

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1823 - Very rare early 19th century three-decker novel. 12mo. Only 750 copies printed. In the original publisher's boards, with paper label to spine. The books have been restored, text-blocks re-sown, and new endpapers added. Two-thirds of the paper to the rear board of volume III is missing, and all the original labels are worn and chipped. Cloth to the front joint of volume I repaired. Half-title present in all 3 volumes. Internally there is some age-toning to paper, and the occasional foxing and marking, but overall pretty clean. xvi, 333, [2]; 412; 376 pages. Please enquire for any photos. "The scene, as the title imports, is laid in Derbyshire, and the time is the age of England’s glory,—the reign of our maiden queen. The hero, Edward Stanley, is of the rabid species." (from the Monthly Review, 2nd ser. 102 (Oct 1823): 210–12) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FOGLIO NORD-OVEST DEI QUATTRO CHE COMPONGONO I CONTORNI DI MILANO FINO A 25.000 METRI AL NORD E 40.000 ALL'OVEST; FOGLIO NORD-EST DEI QUATTRO CHE COMPONGONO I CONTORNI DI MILANO FINO A 25.000 METRI AL NORD E 40.000 ALL'EST...

      1823. Carta murale del milanese in 9 fogli applicati su tela a stacchi, importante per la grande scala e per l'abbondanza di toponimi. Si presenta conservata nel suo astuccio originale. Bibliografia: F. Carlini, "Notizie di diverse carte topografiche della Lombardia e dei paesi limitrofi", in Biblioteca Italiana. Tomo XLVI, p. 52, Milano 182

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        Souvenirs du Pays Basque et des Pyrénées en 1819 et 1820.

      Paris, Imprimerie de Goetschy, 1823. ____ Première édition. Ses "souvenirs", sous forme de lettres, concernent pour l'essentiel le Pays Basque. Deux pages de chansons en langue basque. Envoi de l'auteur sur la page de titre : «Donné par l'auteur le 28 juin 1826, au Cousin Lemaire». Deux ou trois corrections à la plume dans le texte, très certainement de la main de l'auteur. Ouvrage très rare, qui n'a jamais été mis dans le commerce. Accroc à la coiffe. A échappé à Vinson. Labarère 208 : "Très rare." Barbe 106. *****. In-8. Collation : (4), 149, (3) pp. Demi-basane brune, dos orné, tranches jaunes. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        PLAIN THINGS FOR LITTLE FOLKS; seasoned with instruction, both for the mind and the eye. By their friend, Mary Elliott. Price One Shilling.

      24 pages, plus 12 full-page plates, each bearing 2 engravings. Original printed wrappers. First edition. Small corner torn from blank area of frontispiece, and another corner from one other page; else an excellent copy. Inscribed on verso of front cover: 'Ann Allan June 24th 1825. A present from Yarmouth. Darton H488(1).

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        Potsdam Sanssouci - Communs mit Kolonnaden, 1856. Original-Photographie. Vintage. Salzpapier-Abzug. Verlagsseitig montiert. Köln, verlegt durch F.C. Eisen, 1856. Bildgröße 23 x 40 cm. Blattgröße 44,5 x 63 cm.

      - Auf dem Träger Blindstempel des Verlegers (Träger etwas gebräunt und angestaubt, mit kleinen Randläsuren, am rechten Rand etwas blass, sonst sehr gut erhalten). Rarissimum der frühen Potsdam-Photographie und wohl erstes großformatiges Foto der berühmten Gebäude. Die frühesten überlieferten Potsdam-Fotos stammen von sog. 'Reisephotographen', also solchen, die nicht ortsansässig waren. In Potsdam waren dies Michiels (1823-1887), der 1856 dort photographierte, und die Brüder Schneider, die erst 1859 Berlin und Potsdam bereisten. Michiels ist vor allem für seine Aufnahmen vom Kölner Dom bekannt, von seinen - hervorragenden - Potsdam-Photographien tauchten bisher nur ganz wenige auf. Vier Motive (dieses nicht) wurden 2006 im Rahmen der Ausstellung 'Auslöser Potsdam' gezeigt, weitere kennt man nur aus dem Inserat, das der Verleger Eisen 1858 in der Leipziger 'Illustrirten Zeitung' schaltete. Abgesehen von der Seltenheit ist das große Format und der ausgezeichnete Erhaltungszustand des hier angebotenen Abzugs bemerkenswert. Der seinerzeitige Preis betrug übrigens 2 Taler (Thaler) pro Blatt, das entspricht etwa dem Wochengehalt eines Webers um 1850 oder dem halben Monatslohn einer Stickerin oder Weißnäherin in Berlin. - Vgl. Auslöser Potsdam, 28ff - Heidtmann, Wie das Photo., S. 55. 2000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Account of an Expedition from Pittsburg to the Rocky Mountains

      

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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

      First Edition London Printed for R. Ackermann, 101, Strand, by J. Diggens, 14, St. Ann's Lane, 1823 First edition. 4to: 110,[2, Index]pp, with the half-title and 27 hand-colored plates (watermarked 'J Whatman Turkey Mill 1823'), "elegantly colored, typical of the high degree of finish usually found in Rudolph Ackermann'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 Fine First Edition of this important and charming work on garden design, a "necessary companion volume to the author'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.'" (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'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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        Architectural Designs for Rustic Cottages, Picturesque Villas &c...

      London: for J. Taylor, 1823. Quarto, 33 engraved plates (23 sepia aquatints), partly unopened in original grey boards, with 16 pp. publisher's catalogue. An excellent unsophisticated copy of the second edition. Pocock (1779-1849) had an extensive and varied architectural practice in England, Ireland and Canada, where he built the Ball and Supper-Room for the Mansion in Montreal, c. 1820. This pattern book sets out designs for a dairy, a number of rustic cottages, as well as designs for more grander undertakings, such as castles and abbeys, in the Gothic style. The final essay explores "the Causes of the Dry Rot".Clive Lucas has suggested that this pattern book could have been the inspiration behind the design for Hobartville, William Cox's residence in Richmond (Lucas, Australian Colonial Architecture). Endpapers spotted otherwise an excellent clean copy;.

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        Mémoire sur la non contagion de la fièvre jaune.

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

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        Set of the three Reports of Inquiry.

      House of Commons: 1822-, 1823. Folio, the three works bound together; old quarter calf; vellum corners. A fine set of the series of reports of the official enquiry into Governor Macquarie's administration of New South Wales, comprising:1) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry into the State of the Colony (here in its first issue of June 1822, with the libel against William Wentworth. This first issue was withdrawn and is now rare. It was later reprinted on August 5 1822).2) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry on Judicial Establishments (February 1823).3) Report of the Commissioner of Inquiry on Agriculture and Trade (March 1823).John Thomas Bigge was appointed Royal Commissioner, with sweeping powers, by Lord Bathurst - ostensibly to examine the transportation system, but in fact to cast a critical eye over every aspect of Macquarie's controversial administration. Bigge was unyielding in his critique and relations between the two were strained. However, by the time his reports were published, Macquarie had already resigned.Bigge's reports were central to the political history of the 1820s, and their influence can be seen in the later constitutional and political history of Australia. Indeed, it was as a result of Bigge's recommendations that the New South Wales Act of 1823 was ratified, authorising the establishment of a Supreme Court and Legislative Council in New South Wales, as well as a Supreme Court in Van Diemen's Land, and marked an important step towards responsible government in the colonies.Bigge's reports are also essential sources for information about conditions in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land in the 1820s, not least because of his recognition of the growing importance of the colonies for wealthy free settlers. Bigge had urged the Colonial Office to seek places away from Sydney both to send intractable offenders and to encourage free settlement by releasing land for graziers. It was as a direct result of his report that the Moreton Bay area was first explored with a view to future settlement. Consequently, Oxley was commissioned by Brisbane to reconnoitre the north coast. He explored Moreton Bay and named the Brisbane River; his report ultimately led to the foundation of the Moreton Bay colony. Some foxing, rubbed, rebacked retaining original spine.

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