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      (Vienna),1823. Karte der gefürsteten Grafschaft Tyrol nebst Vorarlberg und dem angrenzenden SouverainenFürstenthum Liechtenstein, astronomisch trigonometrisch vermessen, topographisch aufgenommen, reduzirt und gezeichnet im Jahre 1823 von dem Kaiserlich Koniglich Osterreichischen Generalquartiermeisterstabe. Geschrieben und Gestochen von C. Stein. In 2 separate parts, North and South Tyrol, overall size approximately 1910 x 1530 mm, 6ft x 5ft, the north map measures 1910 x 760 mm (6 x 2½ft), the south map 1140 x 760 mm (3¾ x 2½ft), there are some small extensions to the edges of the map which protrude slightly beyond the margin, seems correct (see close up image of 1 flap). (scale) Maßstab 1 : 144.000. North Tyrol is in 30 sections laid on linen, South Tyrol in 18 sections, laid on linen, pasted white label with ink text to each map, small blue label stating case and shelf number. Marbled paper card wraparound and marbled paper covered card slipcase, red spine with gilt lettering and gilt decoration to head and tail of spine. Slipcase rubbed with loss of marbled paper, large chip to head of 1 edge, book plate on board, wrapper rubbed with slight nicks to heads and tails of folds. Otherwise very good condition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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      Washington City: Printed for the Author, 1823. [4],316pp. Contemporary sheep, leather label. Head of spine chipped, corners bumped. Hinges cracked. Contemporary bookplate of Richard D. Spaight, Jr. on front pastedown, ownership inscription on titlepage. Pencil notations on fly leaf. Moderate to heavy foxing throughout. Good. The fourth and last of Taylor's full-scale books on the Constitution, in which he fully expounds his philosophy of government. Taylor was one of the major political theorists of the early United States, as well as the most articulate and persuasive exponent of the states' rights, agrarian school. This copy bears the bookplate of Richard D. Spaight, Jr., a senator and governor of North Carolina in the mid-19th century. HOWES T64. SABIN 94493. COHEN 2925.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        A Ballad Book SCARCE - LIMITED TO 30 COPIES

      [Edinburgh]: Self Published, 1823. Self Published by the Author, printed for Private Distribution, and limited to 30 copies. Includes a frontispiece and mounted vignette from an etching by Sharpe. vii, [1], 124pp, printed on laid paper, with a Dedication to Sir Walter Scott, Bart. "Webster, Printer, Horse Wynd" printed at the foot of the last page. Bound in full leather, with a gilt armorial lion holding up a book, with a banner below it reading "Concordia Et Sedulitate" showing on front and back covers, raised bands on gilt decorated spine, gilt edges, covers NOT detached, and the covers are in Very Good Condition. The Interior is in Fair Condition and shows the book detached from the covers, with the marbled endpapers loose, along with some loose pages at front and back of book, occasional damp mark and foxing, with offsetting from the glue used to mount the vignette. Inked notations on the front free endpaper with references used to identify the book, as it does not mention the author, nor publisher. I have made no repairs to the book, as this leaves it fresh to repaired by an expert in the field.. First Edition / LIMITED. Hard Cover. Fair to Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        Diorama anglais ou promenades pittoresques à Londres, renfermant les notes les plus exactes sur les caractères, les moeurs et usages de la nation anglaise, prises dans les différentes classes et la société

      Jules Didot l'aîné, Baudouin frères 1823 - Grand in-8 (24,4 x 17 cm), veau glacé marbré, dos à cinq nerfs orné, filets encadrant les plats avec fleurons aux angles, filets et fleurons intérieurs, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture conservée (reliure signée Franz). Illustrée de 24 planches gravées à l'eau-forte et coloriées à la main, par les frères CRUICKSHANK (George et Isaac Richard). Première édition française de Life in London. Rousseurs importantes sur plusieurs pages, quelques frottemens. // Tall octavo (24,4 x 17 cm), marbled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, fillet borders on covers with flowerets on corners, fillets and flowerets inside, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover preserved (binding signed Franz). Illustrated with 24 hand-coloured etchings by CRUICKSHANK brothers (George and Isaac Richard). First french edition of Life in London. Important foxing on several pages, some rubbings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Rocca Peniata on the road to Cefalù, May 29 1823

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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquarius]
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        Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris depuis les premiers temps historiques jusqu'a nos jours... Seconde édition considérablement augmentée...

      Guillaume, 1823-24. Dieci volumi di cm. 20,5 + atlante di cm. 20,5x 25, pp. 5.000 circa complessive. Con 85 tavole fuori testo finemente incise in rame (ciascuna protetta da velina) nei volumi di testo e 5 grandi carte topografiche a colori e più volte ripiegate nell'atlante. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva uniforme in mezza pelle con punte, dorsi a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro ed a secco. Piatti, tagli e sguardie marmorizzati. Esemplare in eccellente stato di conservazione, pressoché esente da fioriture. Seconda edizione aumentata rispetto all'originale nel testo e nelle tavole. Non comune, soprattutto quando completa dell'atlante e, come nel presente esemplare, munita di una legatura assai decorativa. Cfr. Brunet II, 873. L'ultimo volume contiene un utile e vasto indice dei nomi e delle materie trattate.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Memoirs of the History of France during the Reign of Napoleon (Four Volumes-Complete) Dictated by the Emperor at Saint Helena to the Generals who Shared his Captivity; and published from the Original Manuscripts Corrected by Himself + 3 Volumes of Historical Notes & Miscellanies,

      contemporary binding now becoming weaker to the outer spine edges with some splitting - text blocks clean and sound [some occasional foxing]. All volumes with engraved book plates Dickson of Chatto on the front paste downs. Rare 4 four volume set with 3 volumes of Notes and Miscellanies

      [Bookseller: Michael Moon's Bookshop]
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      London, 1823. Three volumes. vii,[1],344; vii,[1],356; vii,[1],347pp. plus eight plates (two colored), folding profile, and map. Half title in second and third volumes. Contemporary tree calf, spines gilt, leather labels. Ownership attribution to the Kelso Library in manuscript at head of each titlepage. Minor expert reinforcement to verso of folding map. Internally clean. Very good. In a half morocco box. The first British edition of Long, issued the same year as the American, with a few paragraphs of text not in the latter, and with a different set of plates than in the American edition. The map in this edition combines the eastern and western sections of that of the American edition, but is otherwise identical. It locates many of the rivers on the Great Plains, but badly muddles some headwaters. With Pike and Lewis and Clark, one of the three basic western exploring expeditions of the early period. The British edition is a more handsome example of book production than the American. WAGNER-CAMP 25:2. FIELD 948. ABBEY 650. HOWES J41, "b." STREETER SALE 1784. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 353. SABIN 35683.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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      Paris, Th. Desoer, 1823. Grand In-8, 2ff-III+443pp. Rare édition « estimée et imprimée avec le plus grand soin par Fain » (Bulletin du bibliophile, 1863, n°2115 - qui signale un exemplaire en veau fauve par Thouvenin). Un des rares exemplaires sur vélin superfin sans colle, signalés par Brunet (I,1062). Vicaire ne signale pas cette édition. Quérard (La France littéraire, I, 376) nous donne le chiffre de 30 exemplaires sur vélin superfin sans colle, le plus beau papier pour cette édition. Cette belle édition sur deux colonnes reprend les commentaires de Viollet-le-Duc. Exemplaire enrichi d'un portrait et de 6 gravures pour le Lutrin, édités chez Furne Superbe reliure plein veau cerise, dos à nerfs, décors sur le dos et les plats, dorures et à froid, tranches dorées, roulettes en bordure des contre-plats. Quelques défauts minimes, quelques petites rousseurs aux planches. Magnifique ouvrage, parfaitement relié à l'époque

      [Bookseller: Librairie Trois Plumes]
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        Essai sur les ligatures en masse (précieux exemplaire de Pierre janet)

      A Paris, chez Gabon 1823 - Grand et fort in-8° relié demi-chagrin de l'époque, dos lisse orné richement, 171 [7] pages et deux planches hors-texte. On trouve relié à la suite : VACCA-BERLINGHIERI : De la lithotomie dans les deux sexes quatrième mémoire traduit de l'italien par J.-C. Morin (Genève, Paschoud, 1826), 95 pages et deux très grandes planches hors-texte dépliantes. André Vacca Berlinghieri (1772-1826) était un célèbre chirurgien pisan. A l'âge de dix-sept ans, il vint à Paris où il étudia l'anatomie sous la tutelle de Desault, qu'il accompagna dans une tournée en Hollande. Il se rendit ensuite en Angleterre où il suivit les leçons de John Hunter et de Bell. De retour à Pise en 1791, il fut reçu docteur en médecine. Il revint une seconde fois étudier à Paris en 1799. Il fut d'abord adjoint de son père pour les cours de chirurgie à l'université de Pise et, trois ans après, il fut mis à la tête de l'école de clinique externe que l'on venait de créer. On lui doit plusieurs instruments chirurgicaux, tels une machine de compression pour l'anévrisme de l'artère poplitée, la cuiller pour le trichiasis, le bistouri boutonné pour l'opération de la taille chez l'homme, un instrument pour l'oesophagotomie, ainsi que le perfectionnement de plusieurs procédés chirurgicaux. - - - VEUVE BOIVIN : Nouvelles recherches sur l'origine, la nature et le traitement de la mole vésiculaire ou grossesse hydatique (Paris, Méquignon,1827), 80 pp. une planche hors-texte dépliante très impressionnantes. GARRISON N° 6028 : "Boivin and Dugès practised amputation of the cervix for chronic ulceration. On page 648 of vol. 2 is the first recorded case of cancer of the female urethra" ---- HEIRS OF HIPPOCRATES N° 1282 : "Boivin has here collaborated with Dugès, who was on the Paris medical faculty for a number of years before becoming professor of obstetrics at Montpellier in 1825. The uterus and its adnexa in their normal and diseased states are treated in detail with many illustrative case histories". - - - GUILBERT J.-N. Considérations pratiques sur certaines affections de l'utérus en particulier sur la phlegmasie chronique avec engorgement du col de cet organe, et sur les avantages de l'application immédiate des sangsues, méthodiquement employées dans cette maladie. Paris, J.B. Baillière, 1826 ; in-8, (8), 127, (1) pp., 2 planches h.t. Cf. Ricci, The development of gynaecological surgery and instruments, p. 318 (avec reproduction de l'une des planches) : "(Guilbert propose) the application of leeches to the diseased cervix (and) a vaginal speculum suitable for the application of leeches to the cervix." - - - MADAME BRETON : Avis aux mères qui ne peuvent pas nourrir et instruction pratique sur l'allaitement artificiel (Paris, Baillière, 1826), 24 pages. Coins émoussés. une fente légère à la charnière sinon bel exemplaire [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "An Elisa. Am 20sten May 1823". Eigenh. Gedicht (48 Zeilen) mit U. ("K. Förster"). O. O., 30. V. 1823.

      1823. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. "Schaurig zieht ein banges Ahnen | Durch die Erde weit und breit, | Pfadlos irrt auf dunkeln Bahnen | Sonder Licht der Sohn der Zeit, | Ach! es will der Tag entweichen! | Nächt'ge Larven ziehen ein! | Wenn die letzten Sterne bleichen, | Wer dann soll der Retter sein? [...]". - Der Sohn des Theologen Johann Christian Förster war Professor für deutsche Sprache, Literatur und Moral, "machte die Bekanntschaft vieler Schriftsteller (u. a. Ludwig Tieck) und hatte den Ruf eines profunden Kenners der älteren italienischen Literatur. Förster übersetzte zahlreiche Werke aus dem Italienischen (u. a. Dante und Petrarca) und schrieb romantische Lyrik sowie literaturhistorische Abhandlungen, darunter einen 'Abriß der allgemeinen Litteraturgeschichte' (4 Bde., 1828-30)" (DBE).

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        Scottish Cryptogamic Flora, or Coloured Figures and Descriptions of Cryptogamic Plants belonging chiefly to the Order Fungi; and Intended to Serve as a Continuation of English Botany

      Edinburgh and London: Maclachlan & Stewart; Bladwin, Cradock & Joy, 1823 A very good copy in 6 volumes dating from 1823-1828, with 360 hand coloured plates. Robert Kaye Greville, 1794-1866, had medical training but an assured income allowed him to choose a more diverse life in science and art, and in his public work - where he became a leading voice against slavery. He published his Scottish Cryptogamic Flora in monthly parts, intending it to complete the catalogue of flora in Smith and Sowerby's English Botany. He drew all the specimens himself and these drawings together with the detailed text, form a comprehensive picture of the scottish cryptogamic flora as it was in the early nineteenth century. This copy is in contemporary marbled boards with cloth spines that have been rebacked and had new title labels. The binding is possibly a publisher's one. The boards have general wear but the bindings are sound. New endpapers have been added. Each volume has a half title and title page, text (numbered on recto only) and 60 plates, and index. Vol I has a dedication and advertisement; Vol IV has an index to the first 4 volumes; and Vol VI has a synopsis and full index (82pp) at the end of the volume. Vol VI is notable for the gold leaf used on the 37th plate. There is a bill of sale from Wheldon and Wesley dated 1986 loose in Vol VI. The contents are in very good clean condition with beautifully coloured plates. There are no tissue-guards so there is offsetting from strongly coloured images to the text and slight offsetting of text to a few plates in Vol II. Occasional slgiht darkening to top margin in Vol IV.

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        BASEL. "Münster zu Basel". Blick vom Münsterplatz auf die Fassade und die Nordwestseite des Münsters, im Vordergrund mittelalterliche Personenstaffage.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Dom. Quaglio, 1823, 61 x 49 cm. Winkler 640,71; Trost L75. - Feines Blatt mit breitem Rand in sehr schöner Druckqualität; in den weißen Rändern vereinzelt Einstiche von Reißnägeln.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Il Meo Patacca o vero Roma in feste nei trionfi di Vienna. Poema giocoso nel linguaggio romanesco di Giuseppe Berneri romano accademico infecondo. Edizione arricchita di 52 tavole inventate ed incise da Bartolomeo Pinelli romano. In Roma. dai torchi di Lino Contedini, 1823

      1823. in-folio oblungo (285x405 mm.), 3 ff. nn. (titolo, avvertimenti, approvazioni), 170 pp. di testo poetico, 52 splendide tavole di scene popolari ambientate in Roma, assai animate, incise all'acquaforte a p. pagina (firmate e datate ''Pinelli inv. e inc. - Roma 1822 o 1823''). Leg. coeva m.pergamena e ang., titolo su tassello al dorso. Seconda edizione del poema romanesco di G.Berneri (Roma 1654-1701) scritto nel 1683 per la liberazione di Vienna dall'assedio dei Turchi. Il testo è accompagnato da note filologiche esplicative su vari termini di dialetto romanesco. Prima tiratura dei rami di Pinelli ''strambo e generoso artista che creò il suo capolavoro in quelle illustrazioni del Meo Patacca'' (R.Pacini, Pinelli, pp.25-26). Magnifico e raro album in bell'esemplare, genuino a grandi margini.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Pianta della Regia Città di Pavia

      Pavia 1823 - Pianta planimetrica della città di Pavia, ai lati dieci piccole vedute incise all'acquatinta di mm 95x124, a sinistra: Certosa presso Pavia, Università, Collegio Ghisleri, Porta Milano, Conche sul Naviglio a destra: Chiesa di S. Michele, Collegio Borromeo, Castello, Ponte sul Ticino, Interno della Chiesa di S. Salvatore presso Pavia. Al centro pianta della città fortificata, incisa all'acquaforte, con ai lati 53 rimandi di cui 28 di fabbriche Pubbliche, 9 di Caserme, 6 di Parrocchie, 10 di Sussidiarie. In alto sotto al titolo si legge " Milano Presso Artaria Negoziante di Stampe Cont di S. Margherita N.ino 1823 Prada inc." In basso al centro "Ang. Longhera Ing. dis." Rif.: "Pavia nelle sue antiche stampe" Sinistri-Belloni 1992, pag. 138 n° 195. Al lato destro in basso restauro dovuto da strappo sino alla pianta per il resto ottimo stato di conservazione mm 515x730

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        Die Judenschule, oder gründliche Anleitung, in kurzer Zeit ein vollkommener schwarzer oder weißer Jude zu werden

      London, James Griphi (d. i. Aarau), 1823. - 3 Bände. Mit gest. Frontispiz von Jos. Hutter. 8 Bll., XVI, 328 S.; 444 S. Etwas spätere HLdr.-Bde. Goedeke X, 10, 20. - Zweite Auflage des ab 1822 in 3 Bänden erschienen Werkes, hier mit der fingierten Verlagsangabe "London", die erste Auflage "Jerusalem. Ebenfalls mit einer zynischen Widmung an Baron Rothschild versehen. Hundt geht als einer der ersten Antisemiten weg von der christlichen Begründung des Jesus-Mordes hin zu einem rassisch motivierten Judenhass; er geht sogar so weit, dass er insgesamt ihm mißliebige Bevölkerungsgruppen zu sog. "weißen Juden" (im Gegensatz zu "schwarzen Juden") erklärt; u. a. werden Engländer zu Juden erklärt, da sie direkt von Abraham und dessen zweiter Frau Ketura abstammen sollen. Die "kleineren weißen" Juden hingegen seien unmittelbare Abkömmlinge Abrahams und dessen Mätressen. - Der auf dem Allodialgut Schlieven bei Parchim geborene Johann Hartwig Hundt (1780-1835) legte sich aus unbekannten Gründen den Namen "Radowksy" zu, gelegentlich auch ergänzt durch einen zu Unrecht getragenen Adelstitel. Sein geifernder Hass gegen Juden trieb ihn durch ganz Deutschland und mehrfach in die Schweiz ins Exil, wo er auch als mittelloser Alkoholiker verstarb. - Stockfleckig, sonst recht gut erhaltenes Exemplar des seltenen Werkes! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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      Washington City: Printed for the Author, 1823. [4],316pp. Contemporary sheep, leather label. Head of spine chipped, corners bumped. Hinges cracked. Contemporary bookplate of Richard D. Spaight, Jr. on front pastedown, ownership inscription on titlepage. Pencil notations on fly leaf. Moderate to heavy foxing throughout. Good. The fourth and last of Taylor's full-scale books on the Constitution, in which he fully expounds his philosophy of government. Taylor was one of the major political theorists of the early United States, as well as the most articulate and persuasive exponent of the states' rights, agrarian school. This copy bears the bookplate of Richard D. Spaight, Jr., a senator and governor of North Carolina in the mid-19th century. HOWES T64. SABIN 94493. COHEN 2925.

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        Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery

      printed for Archibald Constable & Co., and Hurst, Robinson & Co. of London, Edinburgh 1823 - (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches). Half-title. 8 engraved plates and maps (comprising: 1 folding map, 2 folding plates, 4 plates). Some light foxing. Contemporary half calf and brown pebbled cloth covered boards, spine with raised bands, morocco lettering piece First edition of the most important work by one of greatest of all Arctic explorers: "Geographically . Scoresby's discoveries were greater in importance and number than those of any other single navigator in northern waters" (Hill). "This book is an account of a voyage in which several weeks were spent in whaling and in the exploration of the Scoresby Sound region, in a search for Eskimo settlements and in quest of magnetic and other scientific observations. Included are descriptions of ice conditions, physical features, ocean currents, and ruins of Eskimo dwellings. The nine appendices include a list of plants by Sir W.J. Hooker, and extracts from the 1822 journals of two other whalers, the Hercules of Aberdeen, Captain Thomas Fairburn, and the Trafalgar of Hull, Captain Lloyd" (Hill). Scoresby's final Arctic voyage on the ship Baffin was to the relatively unknown eastern coast of Greenland in 1822. As weather conditions allowed him to approach close to shore, his chart of that coast, from 69°N to 75°N, was the most accurate of the time and included several new discoveries, including Scoresby's Sound which he named in honor of his father. Arctic Bibliography 15614; Sabin 78171; Hill 1543. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O., 20. VIII. 1823.

      1823. 1 S. 4to. In französischer Sprache an einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten. - Mit zeitgenöss. Antwortvermerk.

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        Picturesque tour through Spain.

      W. Sharpe., London 1823 - Folio. 495mm. 82 p. Original boards, later leather spine. Professionally rebacked with green grained goatskin to match original. Preliminaries heavily foxed, lighter foxing throughout with a few larger darker spots, offsetting from some of the plates. Boards rubbed and marked. Lacks the map and the two plates at page 20/21 'Castle of the Navas of Tolosa' and 'Madrid, from the park of the Casas del Campo'. 19 full page engravings by Swinburne, engraved by Watts, the plates are dated 1808. The last edition preceeded by editions of 1779, 1786, 1806 and 1810, these last two with the larger format plates as here. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        2 eigenh. Briefe mit U. ("Vulpius"). Weimar, 1823 und 1825.

      1823. Zusammen (1+1 =) 2 SS. auf 4 (= 2 Doppel-)Blatt. 8vo. An einen Herrn Bayer in Jena, jeweils in Angelegenheiten der Weimarer Bibliothek: "Halten Sie fest am v. Kneb[elschen] Hause, u. laßen Sie von nichts u. von Niemand sich davon abbringen; Es wird Ihr Schade nicht seyn, sondern Ihnen viel Vortheil u. den besten Einfluß gewähren. Es ist das Haus des Edelmuths, der Güte [...]" (18. I. 1823). - "Da die hies[ige] Bibliothek einen sehr vollständigen Real Catalog schon seit 1719 besitzt, welcher sorgfältig immer fortgeführt wird, so fül[t] sich die Litteratur der Sprüchwörter aller Nationen [...] in demselben. Es ist aber zu weitläuftig, dieselbe dieses Verzeichniß abschreiben zu laßen, auch hat jetzt andrer Arbeiten wegen niemand Zeit dazu. Wenn Sie aber in den Ferien einmal hieherkommen sollten, so können Sie denselben kopiren [...]" (5. Februar 1824). - Beide Briefe mit kleinen Stecknadeldurchtischen am linken Rand.

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        Register aller Stahl- und Eisen Commerzial-Arbeiter zu Waidhofen an der Yps. ("Index of all Commercial Steel and Iron Workers in Waidhofen upon Ybbs"). Waidhofen/Ybbs, 26. VIII. 1823.

      1823. Oblong 4to (256 x 204 mm). Manuscript (ink on paper), 64 pp. with numerous illustrations in watercolours and pen-and-ink, mainly in Grisaille manner (iron tools as well as punch-marks and monograms). Contemporary coloured pink and turquoise papered boards with gilt cover borders and paper applications. All edges gilt. This uncommonly attractive manuscript from Waidhofen an der Ybbs, the centre of the Lower Austrian iron industry since the Middle Ages, depicts the products of the various local ironsmiths as well as their punch-marks in watercolours of superior quality, thus providing an invaluable a key to identifying extant iron tools. The illustrated tools include scythes, sickles, knives, hammers, pliers, compasses, wrenches and vices, saws, razors, locks and keys, axes and hatchets, spades, sabres, horseshoes, bells, lamps, guns and crossbows, files, nails, hooks, pots and pans, watering cans, spoons and ladles and many other specialist tools. - Dedicated to the 30-year-old Archduke Ferdinand (1793-1875), later (1835-48) Emperor of Austria as Ferdinand I, with illustrated dedicatory leaf following the title page: "Ihro Kais. Kön. Hoheit dem Kronprinz Ferdinand von Oesterreich bey Hochderselben Durchreise in der Commerzial-Stadt Waidhofen an der Yps, den 26. August 1823, in Ehrfurcht gewidmet vom Stadtmagistrat zu Waidhofen an der Yps" ("To his Imperial and Royal Highness the Crown Prince Ferdinand of Austria on the Occasion of His Passing Through the Commercial Town of Waidhofen Upon Ybbs on the 26th of August, 1823, Dedicated Reverently by the Town Council"). - Binding slightly rubbed and insignificantly stained in places. A fine document of Lower Austrian craft and trade history, important as a historical source.

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        NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY TO THE SHORES OF THE POLAR SEA in the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22. With an Appendix on Various Subjects Relating to Science and Natural History. Illustrated by Numerous Plates and Maps

      London: John Murray, 1823. Pp. xvi, 768, with half-title and tipped-in Errata slip at p. 1; 30 plates, with 11 coloured, all with tissue guards except for the 3 botanicals at rear, (nos. 203 and 211 reversed in the List of Plates), 1 text illustration, 4 large folding maps bound on stubs at rear all dated March 1823. Faint spotting in the margins of a couple of plates, very light offsetting to the text ajoining some coloured plates, otherwise the interior is wonderfully clean and supple. Early, if not contemporary, full leather binding, all edges marbled in a contemporaneous Shell on Stormont pattern, panelled spine with 2 gilt-stamped leather spine labels. Covers and corners scuffed and rubbed, front board detached but present, shadow of an armorial bookplate beneath the front pastedown indicating there was some work or repair done at one time. Overall, this a handsome, desirable copy of the first state of the first edition. . First edition, First State. Full Leather. Very Good. Quarto.

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

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

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        [Manuscrit]. Elémens de l'Arithmétique.

      1823 Cahier petit in-4 manuscrit de 156-(9) pp., texte encadré, demi-vélin à petits coins, dos lisse (reliure de l'époque). Charmant manuel d'arithmétique entièrement calligraphié dont les nombreux ornements (fleurs de lys, serpentins et motifs floraux) sont réhaussés de vert et rouge. Titre-frontispice : Oiseau étranger reposant sur les armes de France. Chaque leçon est suivie de son exemple : Elémens de l'arithmétique dans sa véritable intelligence, Méthode très facile pour apprendre à connaître les chiffres, L'addition première règle, addition des celliers, quartes, punières et quart de punières, additions de cannes, pans et quarts de pans addition d'aunes contenant 19 quarts, addition de muids setiers pots et turquets, addition de charges, mesures, fioles et quarts de fioles, soustractions par livres sous et deniers, Soustraction de toises pieds pouces et lignes, 15 tables de conversion, Parties ou Table des Scrupules de 24 grains, Division quatrième règle d'arithmétique, Manière dopérer pour parvenir à toute sorte de réductionsRègle de fausse supposition, Règle testamentaire, Règle déscompte, Règle de trois inversse, Règle de compagnie par temps. Ce livre appartient à Etienne Mégé fils fait à St Géniéz le 15 mars 1823, ou Saint Géniès-le-Bas (aujourd'hui Saint Géniès-de-Fontedit dans l'Hérault).

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        Pyramides de Memphis - Vue de l'entrée de la grande pyramide, prise au soleil levant

      1823. Veduta, animata da personaggi, di due piramidi nei pressi di Menfi, incisa all'acquaforte su lastra di rame, inserita nella monumentale opera Description de l'Egypte, II° edizione dal 1820-29 voluta da Luigi XVIII, importante risultato culturale dell'occupazione francese in Egitto per il periodo che va dal 1798 al 1801. Bonaparte decise di invadere queste terre per controllare le vie commerciali verso l'india ed assestare in questo modo un duro colpo all'economia britannica. Durante questa operazione, il Nostro favorì l'attività di numerosi artisti, ingegneri, matematici e naturalisti per registrare e catalogare con estrema precisione le costruzioni e i monumenti egiziani nonché la flora e la fauna. Il risultato di questo immane sforzo, che per la pubblicazione coinvolse quasi duemila tra artisti e tecnici oltre a quattrocento incisori, fu l'opera "Description de l'Egypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française", che offre una globale visione scientifica dell'antico e moderno Egitto, nonché la sua storia naturale. La Description ebbe grande influenza sul movimento orientalista pittorico dell'ottocento e diede un contributo fondamentale alla diffusione dell'Egittologia. Numerosi edifici rappresentati in queste tavole sono stati completamente distrutti nel tempo mm 300x482

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        Petite Bibliothèque Portative

      Paris: Rignoux, 1823. Ten volumes, each with 48 pages. First edition. Illustrated with 68 plates from copper engravings and one folding map. Legrand's miniature library for children contains the following titles: Morale en Action; Mythologie; Geographie; Fables; Histoire de France; Contes; Animaux; Insectes; Mineralogie; and Botanique. Augustin Legrand (1765 - 1856) is credited with being one of the first authors of books directed exclusively for children in France. This set is very much in the same vein as Thomas Boreman's Gigantick Histories. Like their earlier English counterparts, complete sets of Legrand's Bibliothèque Portative are extremely rare, with only four recorded in institutional holdings. Bound in the publisher's original green printed wrappers, which are completely lacking on volume 6. Some minor rubbing and creasing to wrappers, otherwise a very nice set. (2 1/2 by 2 1/2; 63x63mm).

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        Royalty ALS - Autograph Letter Signed 1823 - Marie Therese, Duchesse d'Angouleme

      1823 - Handwritten and signed letter from Marie Therese Charlotte de Bourbon (1778-1851), Duchesse d'Angouleme, dated Bordeaux, April 20, 1823. Recipient was Marie Amelie de Bourbon (1782-1866), Duchesse d'Orleans. In French. Single sheet, 24.5 cm x 19 cm. Comes with original receipt from "Les Autographes" in Paris and certificate from Ministere Charge de la Culture. Marie Therese was the daughter of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. Fine condition, no tears, no holes. Laid flat for decades but was folded originally. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Oeuvres du comte de Tressan, précédées d'une notice sur sa vie et ses ouvrages, par M. Campenon [.]. Edition revue, corrigée et accompagnée de notes ; ornée de gravures d'après les dessins de M. Colin. 10 volumes.

      - Paris, Nepveu, Aimé-André, 1823. 10 volumes in-8, 13 planches (gravées par Pauquet d'après Colin) hors-texte, reliure de l'époque demi-basane blonde, dos ornés, tranches mouchetées. Agréable exemplaire en jolie reliure décorative d'époque. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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

      Paris, Baudouin, 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.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Voltaire.

      Paris P. Dupont 1823-182771 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. photographies et détails à la demande.

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        Porträt eines Herren. Schwarze und farb. Kreide sowie Rötel.

       1823. Links unten signiert \"Benj.-Burnell\" und datiert \"August 1823\". 17 x 15 cm (Darstellung). 22 x 17,4 cm (Papier). Das Porträt ist als Halbfigur en face gegeben. Der Kopf des Herren ist mit schwarzer und blauer Kreide sowie Rötel voll durchgearbeitet, während der Körper nur skizziert ist. Zeitgenössische Montierung auf Unterlage, dort mit Rötel einfasst. Verso Sammlerstempel \"AN\" (nicht bei Lugt). - Insgesamt leicht gebräunt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Portrait, Anfang 19. Jahrhundert, Um 1820, Halbfigur en face, Benjamin Burnell, englischer Zeichner, englische Portraitist, Porträt, Portraitmaler, Portraitmaler

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        Musée d'Aquitaine. Journal uniquement consacré aux sciences, à la littérature et aux arts

      1823. - Bordeaux 1823, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in-8 (12,5x20cm), relié. - Prima edizione. Bound in piena pelle di pecora verde. Smooth posteriore ornata con quattro catene, reti e un ruotino di coda. Parte del titolo e il numero del volume in marocchino rosso. Floreale fregio inquadratura sui piatti. Questo articolo è apparso in tre quarti e riunisce diversi articoli sulla regione Aquitania, la sua storia, i monumenti, e le scoperte della ricerca scientifica e archeologici ... Aquitania poi comprenanit Saintonge. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare. 24 lithographies dans le tome I, 17 dans le second tome, 14 dans le tome 3, le tout sur papier fort, certaines dépliantes, sans compter de nombreuses vignettes, le tout gravé par Legrand. Reliure en pleine basane verte. Dos lisse orné de 4 fers, de filets et d'une roulette en queue. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Frise florale d'encadrement sur les plats. Premier et dernier caisson du tome 3 arrachés et mors supérieur fendu. Coins émoussés ou frottés. Un cahier dans le premier tome a été curieusement coupé et porte une marge externe chaotique. Les deux premiers volumes sont de beaux exemplaires, seul le troisième a souffert. Ce journal parut sur trois trimestres (5 numéros par trimestre) et rassemble de nombreux articles sur la région Aquitaine, concernant son histoire, ses monuments, les recherches et découvertes archéologiques et scientifiques, le vin, et l'actualité de la région... L'Aquitaine comprenait alors la Saintonge et le Poitou. Le titre ne réfère à aucun musée portant ce nom, le musée de Bordeaux nommé alors musée lapidaire prendra cependant le nom de musée d'Aquitaine en 1963. Tampon sur les pages de gardes : L. Dusolier. Avoué honoraires. Bordeaux

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        The Costume and Customs of Modern India; from a collection of drawings by Charles Doyley, Esq., engraved by J.H. Clark and C. Dubourg; with a preface and copius descriptions by Captain Thomas Williamson.

      London: published and sold by Edward Orme 1823 - First edition, folio, wide margin copy, title and preliminary text, 20 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates, each accompanied by descriptive letterpress (mostly on two leaves), in generally clean condition, with wide margins, text leaves watermarked J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1822/1823, modern good-quality red half morocco gilt over marbled boards. Illustrations of British life in India, including A European Gentleman with his Moonshee, or Native Professor of Languages, An English Family at Table, Under a Punkah, or Fan, kept in motion by a khelassy, A Saumpareeh or Snake-Catcher exhibiting snakes before Europeans, A Dancing Woman of Bengal, Kaut-Pootlies, or Puppets exhibited by native jugglers, for the amusement of European children, Marquis Wellesley and his Suite, at the Nabob of Oude's Breakfast-table, viewing an elephant-fight, etc. Abbey, Travel, 440; Colas, 888; Tooley, 184. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Further papers relating to the Slave Trade: viz. Return to an Address of The House of Commons to His Majesty, dated the 20th June 1823, for Copies or Extracts of the Correspondence from the Month of March 1822 [...]. [London], The House of Commons, 1823.

      1823. Folio. 24, (2) pp. With a map within the text. Sewn. Correspondence relative to the execution of several treaties respecting the slave trade and to the repression of the illicit traffic in slaves, including extracts of letters from Governor Sir R. T. Farquhar to the Earl Bathurst regarding the seizure of "Arab vessels laden with slaves" on the "coasts of Arabia" (p. 22) and the compliance of the Imaum of Muscat with the treaty between the British Government and the Imaum, with a copy of that treaty inserted. - Paginated "251-275" by a contemporary hand. Well-preserved.

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      Nantes, Mellinet-Malassis, 1823-1828, 1823 1828 9 volumes in-8, Planches H.T. Reliure demi basane époque, dos lisses ornés de filets (1 manque en queue d'un dos, ex libris décollés sur les contreplats avec manque de papier sur ceux-ci).Bon ensemble. La collection complète de la revue se compose de 18 volumes qui furent publiés de 1823 à 1831, nous proposons un ensemble formé des tomes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 et 12. Rare revue d'études bretonnes contenant de nombreux articles, monographies ou biographies du plus grand intéret.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Wien, 29. I. 1823.

      1823. 1 S. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An den Schriftsteller und k. k. Zensor Johann Baptist Rupprecht (1776-1846), dessen Gedicht "Merkenstein" Beethoven vertonte: "Da ich das Glück habe, mein Blatt unter Ihrer Censur zu wissen, so tröstet mich Ihr mir bisher bewiesenes Wohlwollen. Ich kann versichern, daß ich die Laune meines Herrn Censors durch abgenöthigtes Streichen wenig getrübt habe. Seyn Sie so gütig, meine unschuldigen, wenn gleich komischen 'Briefe einer Prima Donna' nicht mit misstrauischem Auge zu betrachten. Die Satyre darinn ist so allgemein, dass ich alle Farben brauche, um nur kein uns bekanntes Gesicht zu zeichnen. - Mein verwundeter Fuß hindert mich seit 8 Wochen weit zu gehen, sonst hätte ich meine Aufwartung persönlich gemacht [...]". - 1809 wandte sich Kanne der Musik zu und zog von Wittenberg nach Wien. Seit 1817 redigierte er die "Allgemeine musikalische Zeitung" sowie den von Ignaz Franz Castelli gegründeten "Musikalischen Anzeiger" und schrieb Musikkritiken für die "Theaterzeitung" und den "Sammler".

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

      - 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. - Edizione pubblicato lo stesso anno come l'originale, illustrato con un ritratto dell'autore, tre piatti di piegatura, il tavolo di Longwood e due mappe pieghevoli. Un ritratto dell'autore conduce l'ultimo volume. Leganti del tempo a metà polpaccio bionda con gli angoli, di nuovo liscia decorate con grecquisantes dorate ruote, reti e gioielli d'oro e pezzi di titolo e il numero del volume marocco oliva, doppio dorato netto sui piatti di carta al serbatoio tutto in marmo. Alcuni spostato leggermente indietro e qualche attrito. Foxing. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition parue la même année que l'originale, illustrée d'un portrait de l'auteur, de trois planches dépliantes, du tableau de Longwood et de deux cartes dépliantes. Un portrait de l'auteur en tête du dernier volume. Reliures de l'époque en demi veau blond à coins, dos lisses ornés de roulettes grecquisantes dorées, de filets et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin olive, double filet doré sur les plats de papier à la cuve, toutes tranches marbrées. Quelques dos légèrement passés et quelques frottements. Rousseurs.  

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Leipzig, 21. X. 1823.

      1823. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An eine Signora Seidler: "Ein langer Aufenthalt in Wien, eine hartnäckige Krankheit und endlich die Nachricht von Ihrer Abreise von Rom ohne zu wissen wohin Sie sich gewendet, sind daran schuld, daß ich so lange geschwiegen. Nun aber habe ich erfahren daß Sie wieder auf deutschem Grund und Boden angelangt sind und beeile mich, Sie als Landsmann und als hesperischer Freudensgenosse zu begrüßen. Ach welch ein Unglück ist es doch in Italien gewesen zu seyn! - Jeder Sonnenblick durch trüben, nordischen Wolkenhimmel, jede Frucht, alles Schöne erinnert uns an Italien und wenn nun alle Bilder der Erinnerung verweht sind, eine Villa Pamphill mit zahllosen Blumen, ein Vatican voll Göttergestalten vor der Phantasie steht und ein wahres festino in unserm Innern beginnt, jedes frohe Gefühl in ein Bild sich kleidet, dann tritt die Erinnerungszauberwelt mit der Wirklichkeit in solchen Widerspruch, daß jener Frühling vor einem kalten Wind verweht, die Götter fliehn, der Corso der Phantasie verödet u.wir werden es uns mit um so tieferm Schmerz bewußt, daß wir wieder in Jena, Leipzig oder Dresden sind [...]". - Mit kleinem Ausdriß durch Siegelbruch (geringf. Textberührung).

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        The Plays of William Shakespeare, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copies Left by the Late George Stevens, Esq., and Edmond Malone, Esq. with Mr. Malone's Various Readings; a Selection of Explanatory and Historical Notes, from the Most Eminent Commentators; a History of the Stage, and a Life of Shakespeare.

      London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington [etc.], 1823.. FINELY BOUND, New Edition. In eight volumes. Octavo, pp. xlviii, 286; 458; 519; 489; 575; 621; 554; 541. With an engraved frontispiece of the Bard to vol. I. In contemporary full tan calf, all vols. re-spined to style with the original bindings in the early twentieth century. Title labels to vols. I and II recently replaced to style. With gilt titles to red and brown labels on spines, and further gilt tooling. Grey end-papers. Small armorial stamp in black ink to each title page. Boards heavily worn especially to edges; lighter wear to spines, but obviously well-used. Internally clean; a good set overall.

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        Pétition. Présentée par M. Le Comte de Léaumont, au nom des Colons de Saint-Domingue, ? la Chambre des Députés

      Imprimerie de Marchand du Breuil, 1823. First edition. Self wrappers. A very good unopened (uncut) copy with marginal dampstain to lower right corner throughout, faint foxing on front wrapper, else clean and bright.. 16 pp. Comte de Léaumont (1756-1831) was a creole planter from les Cayes, deputy to the Colonial Assembly, and at this time one of the leading colonial refugees from Santo Domingo, and founder of the Société des propriétires de Sant-Domingue in 1819, an organization of powerful colons organized to sway public opinion and lobby for their positions which ranged from the military reconquest of Saint Domingue, monetary restitution by the state, as had been the case of metropolitan aristocrats who received indemnity for their loses under the French Revolution, and/or if all else failed, protection from the their metropolitan creditors, as both Napoleon and the Bourbons had done. But by the earlier 1820s resistance was growing to another suspension. Leaumont was unflagging in his defense of the colons as a contemporary note: "Every year, if some member of the Chamber of Deputies expressed the wish to see an end to the uncertain situation of Santo Domingo, a letter from Mr. De Leaumont, published in newspapers and sent home at the offender or his accomplices, had officially protest against any treaty which might be concluded between the King of France and 'rebellious slaves ... " ( Jean Baptiste G. Wallez, Précis historique des négociations entre la France et Saint-Domingue, Paris: Chez Monthieu,1826; pp. 430-439). In this Pétition, Léaumont again argues the planters positions about the funds to be allocated for the 'colons.' Rare. OCLC, COPAC, and other European Library databases locate no copies. A work with the same title but dated 25 mai 1824 is at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France (OCLC: 466504718).

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        Woodford Sugar Plantation

      London, 4 February 1823. Signed manuscript document tallying and describing the slaves of Woodford Estate, a sugar plantation in Grenada owned by Archibald Armstrong Jr, a member of the Council of Grenada, being a register of slaves held as of February 1823 listing 132 individuals by the English names assigned to them, their approximate age and basic physical description, also recording births and deaths, one female purchased, and one female manumitted (freed). Folio. 6 pages, on two string-tied double-leafs, laid watermark paper of Dartford papermaker J. Budgen 1822 featuring a large fleur-de-lys emblem. Leafs measure approximately 48 x 33,5 cm. Docketed to verso. Signed in the original 3 December 1823, by Thomas Amyot, the Registrar of Colonial Slaves in Great Britain. Together with single leaf, 32 x 20 cm, tallying the slaves and labourers of three of Armstrong's plantations in 1835, beginning with the Woodford, and providing a cursory "Classification and valuation of Negroes." A rare primary source document which survived the highly conflicted abolition period. Archibald Armstrong Jr. and John Armstrong, cousins, were also connected with the Revolution Hall Estate in Grenada, as well as the Garden Estate and Prospect Estate in Trinidad. The latter two are mentioned in the accompanying document. In 1807 when the Abolition of Slave Trade Act came into force, the trade of slaves from Africa to the British colonies became illegal. In 1819 the Office for the Registry of Colonial Slaves was established in London in order to combat ongoing illicit transportation. British Colonial administrators began keeping registers of black slaves who had been so-called "lawfully enslaved." Copies of the slave registers, such as, and including the present document, were submitted to the office in order to prove compliance. Registration generally occurred once every three years, and continued through to 1834 when slavery was officially abolished. "A List of Slaves belonging to and worked upon Woodford Estate in the Parish of Saint John & in the Possession of John Armstrong as the lawful attorney of Archibald Armstrong Proprietor" heads this rare manuscript document from Grenada-born slave-owner and member of the Council of Grenada who was involved in the West Indies sugar trade. Especially unusual, albeit dating to the abolition period of colonial slavery, one (1) young woman twenty-two years of age, was in fact freed from slavery. A scarce primary source record of a sugar plantation estate in Grenada, one hundred and thirty-one slaves are named in this slave register. Seventy-two males and sixty-one females, the oldest being a female aged sixty-two, their country of origin being either Africa or Grenada, a single-word description of their physical status, and their assumed age, essentially summarizes their worth. Occasionally, a remark "Country marks on forehead" further identifies the enslaved individual. In addition, the birth of 3 boys and 1 girl are recorded in this year. One female from Dominica, of approximately 28 years of age, was purchased. Two slaves died of lock jaw in this year. Archibald Armstrong junior, Esq. (1790-1868) was born in Grenada and inherited Woodford Estate in Grenada from his father Archibald Armstrong Senior of London, on condition that he pay £3400 to each of his four sisters and £30 per year to his brother Joseph. Archibald junior was in London for the proving of his father's will on 15 November 1823, being one of three executors together with his cousin John Armstrong who is also named in this document. Under the 1833 Abolition Act, Archibald Jr was the awardee of the compensation for the enslaved people on the Woodford estate on Grenada, and presumably for two other small awards there. As executor of Richard or Archibald Armstrong, he was also granted part of the compensation for the Garden estate in Trinidad. In addition, he was assignee with John Hoyes of George Armstrong in the award for the Prospect estate in Trinidad. Interestingly, he was a member of the council of Grenada, in 1835 took a twelve months leave, and by 1841 had settled with his wife Anne [née Munro Gibbs] who was also born in Grenada, and their three children, in St Peters Port, Guernsey. In West Coast Grenada, just slightly north of Halifax Bay, the Woodford sugar plantation estate house stands in dilapidation today. Thomas Amyot (1775-1850) was an English antiquarian, a solicitor, private secretary to Secretary of State William Windham, Registrar of Colonial Slaves in the government offices of Great Britain, Secretary and Registrar of Records in Upper Canada, author and a founder of the Camden Society. Almost all the men and women awarded compensation under the 1833 Abolition Act are listed in what is called a Parliamentary Return, an official reply by a government body to a request from an MP. The return is often referred to as the Slavery Abolition Act: An account of all sums of money awarded by the Commissioners of Slave Compensation while its full title is Accounts of slave compensation claims; for the colonies of Jamaica. Antigua. Honduras. St. Christopher's. Grenada. Dominica. Nevis. Virgin Islands. St. Lucia. British Guiana. Montserrat. Bermuda. Bahamas. Tobago. St. Vincent's. Trinidad. Barbadoes. Mauritius. Cape of Good Hope. It can be found in House of Commons Parliamentary Papers 1837-1838 (215) vol. 48 and is 365 pages long. In 1832, before the abolition of slavery, there were 653 sugar estates in cultivation and over 500 coffee plantations in the British West Indies. The British Slavery Abolition Act provided grant totalling £20 million to compensate the slave-owners for the loss of their "human property"!

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        Dionomachia, poemetto eroicomico di Salvador Viale. Seconda edizione notabilmente correta, accresciuta, ed illustrata.

      Parigi Dufart 1823 In-8 de IV-223 pp., demi-basane lie de vin, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Envoi autographe signé sur la page de titre : al mei figlio veio Luigi Ventura il me S. VIALE. Deuxième édition illustrée d'un frontispice. L'édition originale fut imprimée à Bastia en 1817. Le chef-d'oeuvre littéraire du magistrat et poète corse de langue italienne Salvatore Viale (Bastia 1787-1861) célèbre pour son poème U sirinatu di Scapinu le premier texte publié en langue corse (chant IV, stances XLI-L avec notes en bas de page). Poème héroï-comique, la Dionomachia ou « la guerre de l'âne » raconte sur le mode burlesque une querelle les habitants de Borgo et de Lucciana, à propos du cadavre d'un âne, durant la Semaine Sainte de 1812. Des rousseurs (fortes par endroits) mais bon exemplaire.

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