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        Travels in Prince Edward Island,Gulf of St. Lawrence, North America, in the years 1820-21. Undertakenwith a Design to Establish Sabbath Schools, and Investigate the ReligiousState of the Country; Wherein is given a Short Account of the DifferentDenominations of Christians, Their Former History and Present Condition,interspersed with Notices relative to the various Clergymen that haveofficiated on the Island. "BOUND TOGETHER WITH": JOHNSTONE, Walter. -A Series of Letters, Descriptive of Prince Edward Island, in the Gulfof St. Laurence, addressed to the Rev. John Wightman, Minister ofKirkmahoe, Dumfries-shire. Dumfries. By Walter Johnstone, A Native of thesame County.

      Edinburgh: Printed for David Brown, Chalmers and Collinsin Glasgow, John Johnstone in Dumfries and Knight and Lacey in London.(And).Printed for the Author, by J. Swan. 1823-1822. - 12mo, 18cm, 2volumes in One, xi,12-132 & 72p., engraved folding frontis map, bound inhalf contemporary calf, crushed dark crimson morocco label, gilt titlesand center panel decorations, marbled boards & endpapers, some slightfoxing, paper flaw of the fore edge of page 13/14 just touching the textin "A Series of Letters.", binder's ticket "By W. F. Johnstone, 50Glasgow Street, Maxwelltown", a fine copy, both are very rare (HoL). ~ T.P.L. 1226 & 1257. Sabin 36400 and cf. 36401. Waterston p39.(Travels). Not in Lande. Gagnon I-1804, (2 vols in one), giving thedate, 1824. "No standard listings or records located". First editions ofthese two rare descriptions of Prince Edward Island by the Scottishtraveller Walter Johnstone. The island population had been substantiallyaugmented in 1803 with the arrival of 800 Scottish Highlanders andJohnstone had travelled across the Atlantic as a missionary. Hisintentions in the Letters' are described in brief on the title-page:"The Author of these Letters went out for the express purpose ofsurveying Prince Edward Island, and collecting information on the subjectof Emigration. During two Summers, and one Winter, he was assiduouslyengaged in the prosecution of this object; and the small Volume nowpresented to the Public, will be found to contain a full and particularAccount of the Climate, Soil, Natural Productions, and Mode of Husbandryadopted in the Island; together with Sketches of Scenery, Manners of theInhabitants. the whole being intended for the guidance of futureEmigrants, particularly as to what Implements and Necessaries it may beproper to provide themselves with before crossing the Atlantic."The Travels' is a more detailed analysis of the religious complexion of theislanders (English, Irish and Scottish) and describes Johnstone'sattempts to provide structured religious education for the Highlandersand other settlers. The two works also give notable accounts of thenative American population (the Mi'kmaq indians) and of potatocultivation. ~ Waterston p39. "A resume of denominations, churchbuildings and clergymen on the Island, as seen by a Presbyterian settingout to further the Sunday School movement. Johnstone also reports onblack-horned cattle, lean and long-legged sheep, pigs so hungry they willcatch a fowl and eat it live, wooden frame houses, and the barrens nearCharlottetown. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geologia volcanica della Campania? Parte I. [-II.]. Naples, dalla Stamperia Reale, 1823

      dalla Stamperia Reale, 1823. A work in two volumes. I. 204x130 mm. xix (including half title), [1], 124, [1] pp. A very good copy, uncut. Leaves rather browned, and spotted. Waterstained the outer margin of the first leaves. Margins and corners browned and torn, loss the upper right corner of half title. II. 206x135 mm. 159, [2] pp. A good copy, uncut. Light spotting throughout, margins and corners browned and slightly torn. Both volumes bound in original printed wrappers, title within geometrical border. Light wear to extremities, sides slightly damaged; in first volume lacking the upper right corner of front cover. A few marginal red and blue-pencilled marks, specially in the first volume. On title of the second, an unreadble ownership inscription, in red crayon. By the physician Nicola Pilla, father of the outstanding scientist Leopoldo Pilla

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        Bryologia Germanica. Oder Beschreibung der in Deutschland und in der Schweiz wachsenden Laubmoose. Erster Theil. In Two Volumes.

      Nurnberg, Germany. Jacob Sturm 1823 1st edition. Hardback. Size approx 9 x 5 inches. In contemporary navy blue cloth covers with gilt lettered red leather spine labels. In very good conditions. Contemprary re-bound boards.Spines slightly faded. Some small minor marks to pages. Plates bound at rear of each vol. Very crisp and clean with beautiful hand colouring. A very good scarce set. German language. cliii + 206 + 208pp. 43 folding hand-coloured engraved plates.

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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.. 2 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!

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      Valpy, 1823. (Codice AN/2016) In 8° 4 volumi, XXVI-596, 464, 600, 288-CLXXXIII pp. Pregevole e stimata edizione (2a accresciuta) con prefazione, note e varie dissertazioni in latino di Gabriel Brotier. Nitida e fresca impressione con eleganti caratteri tipografici. Una tavola genealogica ripiegata al quarto volume e dettagliatissimo indice analitico. Antica dedica a una sguardia bianca, lievi ingialliture. Bellissime legature piena pelle coeva, cornici oro ai piatti, nervetti e scomparti ornati, titoli oro, dentelle, sguardie e 3 tagli d'ogni volume, finemente marmorizzati "a pettine". Etichetta Premio in pelle, cornice e caratteri oro, ad allievo meritevole (1841). Magnifico esemplare. Euro 490.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris, depuis les premiers temps historiques jusqu’à nos jours... Seconde édition...

      Guillaume, 1823-1824. 8vo (cm. 20), 10 Voll., complessive 5.000 pp. circa con 85 tavv. f.t. incise su rame (unito) Histoire physique, civile et moral de Paris... Sixième edition... Atlas, ibidem, Furne et 1858,6vo oblungo (cm. 21,5x27,5), 64 pp. con 5 grandi carte topografiche a colori più volte rip. (si aggiunge) Dictionnaire topographique des environs de Paris, 8vo (cm. 20), 2 cc.nn., VIII-da p. 320 a p. 618. Privo di frontis. ma con testo del Dizionario completo. Ottime legature in cartonato coevo con titolo oro su tassello in pelle nera al ds. (minime tracce di usura soprattutto alle cerniere). Fioriture sparse ma nel complesso ottimo esemplare raro a trovarsi completo dell’Atlante. Brunet II, 873

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        German Popular Stories. Translated from the Kinder und Haus Marchen, Collected by M.M. Grimm, from Oral Tradition

      London, 1823. Second edition, no plate list on p. 218; with umlaut on engraved title-page. 240, [12, ads] pp. 4 numbered pages of ads at front dated September 1, 1823. Original printed boards, uncut, new paper spine. Ownership signature of Claude Smith on front pastedown. Second edition, no plate list on p. 218; with umlaut on engraved title-page. 240, [12, ads] pp. 4 numbered pages of ads at front dated September 1, 1823. Cohn 369

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        Berlin und Potsdam eine vollständige Darstellung der merkwürdigsten Gegenstände. 4. Aufl., 1 Bd. ( v. 2 Bdn. ).

      Berlin C G Flittner 1823 - gest. Tit. m. Vign., 257 SS. m. 4 Kst.- Taf. 8°, ill. Ppbd. d. Zt. ( st. fl., best. u. m. Läs. ). Nur Band 2 ! vgl. Berl.- Bibl., S.52; vgl. Engelmann 339 . - Die Titelvignette zeigt das königliche Haus auf der Pfaueninsel bei Potsdam. Die Kupferstiche zeigen das Königl. Palais / Potsdam, darunter Sanssouci von der Gartenseite, das Marmor Palais b. Potsdam und das Begräbnis Denkmal der Königin Luise in Charlottenburg. - Bis auf den Einband ordentlicher und innen sauberer Einzelband. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in South-Western Asia.

      Dublin, J. Jones, 1823. - 12mo. 180 pp. Rebound in green buckram. Title page with engraved vignette of a Kangaroo and three full page engraved plates. First edition. - A third hand account of the travels of one Captain Blisset, "an Englishman of birth and large fortune", in company with William Walsh, from Bombay, to the Persian Gulf, having toured which they pass on to Muscat and Mecca, thence to the Holy Land. Nothing seems to be known of Blisset. Possibly a fictitious account, but the detail seems firmly based on fact, save for the incongruous Kangaroo on the title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London, 1823. Unpaginated. Thirty-two color plates plus explanatory text of each plate printed in English, followed by the French translation; and a plate of music. Folio. Original straight-grain gilt morocco, a.e.g., expertly recased. Extremities rubbed. Occasional foxing, else internally very nice. Presumably the second edition, after the first of 1806, with the same plates and text but with the type reset. A handsomely produced volume, with the brightly colored line-and-stipple engravings by James Godby, after original drawings by P. Van Lerberghi, and the text by M. Buonaiuti. The illustrations are set mainly in and around Naples and Rome, and depict natives in various modes of entertainment and activity. ABBEY 169. First edition: COLAS 2970. LIPPERHEIDE 1258. HILER, p.382.

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        les ANTILLES Françaises, particulièrement la GUADELOUPE, depuis leur découverte jusqu'au 1er janvier 1823.

      Brissot-Thivars Paris 1823 3 vol. in-8 de 2 VIII 420 pp., 2 466 pp. et 530 pp., demi-basane contemporaine, dos lisse, pièces de titre et de tomaison. Edition originale (Sabin 7135 - Leclerc 197). Ouvrage orné d'une grande carte lithographiée repliée représentant la Guadeloupe, dressée par Desmadryl frères et Joumar et de 14 tableaux repliés. "Le colonel Eugène Edouard Boyer-Peylerau(1774-1856), demeura d'abord sept ans à la Martinique comme aide de camp de Villaret-Joyeuse. Promu chef d'escadron, il reprend le fort du Diamant aux Anglais en 1805 et défend contre eux le fort Bourbon en janvier 1809. Il rentre en France à la capitulation de l'île. Nommé sous-gouverneur de la Guadeloupe à la Restauration, c'est lui qui reprit possession de l'île". Bon exemplaire non rogné de cet ouvrage rare et recherché.

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        Veduta del Tempio delle Camene, da altri del Dio Ridicolo

      1823. LE ANTICHITA ROMANE La serie delle vedute di Antichità Romane, composta di 101 tavole, viene realizzata con il ricavato della e vendita dei rami della Raccolta di cinquanta principali vedute di antichità tratte dai scavi fatti in Roma in questi ultimi tempi divise in 40 vedute edita nel 1817. Con quest'opera, per il numero delle tavole e per il formato prescelto, di grandi dimensioni, l'incisore vuole affermarsi come figura di primo piano nel mondo artistico romano. In quest'opera Rossini si cimenta in un diretto confronto con il suo predecessore G. B. Piranesi che costituisce un punto di riferimento per un incisore di vedute antiche, per quanto riguarda l'originalità e l'ampiezza della riproduzione. Il Rossini, oltre a sottolineare la sua influenza nella scelta del titolo e di alcune didascalie, usa frequentemente le medesime inquadrature e identici punti di vista del maestro veneziano. Altro elemento riconducibile a Piranesi è l'uso della luce e dei forti contrasti chiaroscurali. In queste tavole raggiunge una certa padronanza del mezzo tecnico che gli permette di cimentarsi in inquadrature più complesse nelle quali si nota un'organizzazione spaziale molto articolata. Nelle tavole è frequente il ricorso al taglio diagonale della veduta, consentendogli una più ampia possibilità di graduare i chiaroscuri in profondità. Tuttavia essendo l'opera composta da molte tavole presenta una certa discontinuità ed è possibile riscontrare in alcune di esse qualche incertezza nella impostazione prospettica ed alcune durezze nel segno. Rimanendo fedele alla tradizione corrente, la scelta dei soggetti operata dal Rossini non introduce nessuna novità; sono infatti rappresentati tutti i più importanti monumenti e luoghi archeologici di Roma. Elementi di novità sono sottolineati dalla registrazione puntuale dei lavori di indagine e di scavo intrapresi in quegli anni che dalla originalità delle inquadrature. Di particolare interesse da un punto di vista documentario sono le ultime quattro incisioni relative alla distruzione della Basilica di San Paolo fuori le mura, in seguito all'incendio del 15 luglio 1823. La volontà di voler animare le vedute, restituendo il monumento al suo contesto storico e la propria inadeguatezza nel campo della figura porta Rossini ad una collaborazione con Bartolomeo Pinelli, incisore romano, interprete e illustratore del costume e della vita popolare; a cui si devono le figure e i gruppi caratteristici che corredano le vedute. Pinelli in alcuni casi, riprende i motivi tratti dalle sue precedenti raccolte di Costumi pittoreschi romani. ROMAN ANTIQUITIES The series of views Antichità Romane, made of 101 plates, was realized with the proceeds of the sale of the plates used for Raccolta di cinquanta principali vedute di antichità tratte dai scavi fatti in Roma in questi ultimi tempi divided in 40 views, published in 1817. This is the work with which the artist wanted to become one of the most important artists in the Roman cultural life; we can state that if we consider the size of the work and the subject he choose. In this work Rossini tested himself with his predecessor, G. B. Piranesi, who was considered as a point of reference when it came to ancient views and originality. Rossini, was deeply influenced by Piranesi, as it can be seen in the title, the legends, the same points of views and framing. Another important element he took from Piranesi is the use of light and the contrast of chiaroscuro. In these plates Rossini reached the higher mastery of the technique, realizing also extremely particular framings and a new and complex organization of the space. In the plates quite common is the diagonal view of the subject, which gave him the possibility to elaborate more the chiaroscuro. However, since the work is made of many plates, it is quite discontinuous and some of the plates present some indecision in the perspective formulation and a little harshness in the mark. Always following the tradition of his time, Rossini's choice of the subjects does not present any kind of originality; he actually depicted all the main archaeological sites and monuments of Rome. The sole novelty is represented by the precise record of the excavation works and analysis. Quite interesting, from a documental point of view, are the last four engravings depicting the destruction of the Basilica of St. Paul outside the wall, after the fire of July the 15th, 1823. The will to give life to his views, the reinstatement of the monuments to their historic context and the fact that he was not good with figures, brought Rossini to start a partnership with Bartolomeo Pinelli, Roman engraver and costume illustrator of daily life. He was the one who realized the figures of Rossini's views. Sometimes Pinelli took the subjects from his previous collection Costumi pittoreschi romani. Roma Rome Luigi Rossini incisore. Vedute di roma 1817 - 1850, catalogo della mostra a cura di L. Gavazzi, M. E. Tottoni, Roma Palazzo Braschi, 7 aprile - 15 luglio 1982. Roma 610 460

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        Timber Merchant's Guide. Also, A Table, Whereby, At One View, May Be Seen The Solid And Superficial Measure Of Any Square Or Unequal Hewed Logs Or Plank

      Published By James Lovegrove/ John D. Toy, Printer, Baltimore 1823 - Lithograph color; [1]-24, [1]-[89] pp, [30] plates pages; [Timber Merchant Guide/Lithographs] errata slip. 1st edition of the 2nd book printed in the United States to contain lithographs (preceded by James Edward Smith's Grammar of Botany in 1821). Hand-colored lithographed plates by Henry Stone. All but the last plate show portions of tree trunks as corresponding to various beams and pieces of lumber, typically with a numerical table in the lower right portion of the plate. Pages [5]-10 advocate government restriction as a means of conserving timber. Warns that lumber would need to be imported in the future (p7, last paragraph). Pp. 11-14 describe use of wood for ship and galley building in ancient times. This is followed by use in modern shipbuilding, then the table. Contemp leather worn. Front cover partly detached. Dampstaining to text and usually to margin of plates, overlapping a few images. 2nd US book printed with lithographs, very early example of conservation efforts, historical refences to lumber usage. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1823. "Cerchia di Jacob Philipp Hackert. Veduta di Ronciglione presa dal vallone creato dal Rio Vicano, finemente eseguita ad inchiostro bruno su carta vergellata. Monogrammata e datata a matita in basso al centro ""F. G. 1823"". Piccoli strappi di carta, tracce di materia grassa al verso, per il resto in buono stato di conservazione." ? ? 475 325

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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.

      John Murray, London 1823 - First edition with 768 numbered pages, 30 plates (11 colored), and 4 fold out maps. Errata slip. Boards show light wear and light rubbing to the front and rear. Edges and corners show light wear. Small previous owners sig. to upper edge of the title page, small price in pencil to the front end paper, no other internal markings. Text and plates show very light foxing. Additional photos available. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Diorama Anglais ou Promenades Pittoresques à Londres, Renfermant les notes les plus exactes sur les caracteres, les moeurs et usages de la nation anglais, prises dans les differentes classes de la societé. Par M. S.Ouvrage orné de vingt-quatre planches gravées et enluminées, et de plusieurs sujets caracteristiques [par Robert Cruikshank].

      Paris, Jules Didot L`ainé, Libraire et Baudouin Freres, 1823 - 235 pp. inclus 2 pp. avertissement. La première édition en francais. Bon état. Les coins sont légèrement frottés. La page du titre particulièrement et légèrement jaunie, avec culs-de-lampe. Une gravure sur bois dans le texte.Les 24 eaux-fortes sur les planches hors-texte sont colorés par main. Les illustrations sont d`une qualité merveilleuse, les colorations trés bien faite. Le papier dedans et la reliure sont en bon condition. // Erste französische Ausgabe. Insgesamt Buch in gutem Zustand. Schmutz- und Titelseite teilweise sehr leicht gegilbt. Die 24 Aquatintablätter wurden sehr aufwendig von Hand koloriert. Die Farben sind nach wie vor von strahlend frischer Qualität. Die Papierqualität ist durchgehend gut bis sehr gut. Der Einband, Halbleder mit Marmorpapier, nur an den Ecken berieben. Rücken und Kanten beinahe ohne Abrieb. // French translation of Egan`s "Life in London" with 24 hand-coloured plates by G & R Cruikshank. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 900 Reliure vieille en demie-cuir et en papier marblé. 23 x 15 cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Prince Edward Island, Gulf of St. Lawrence, North America, in the years 1820-21. Undertaken with a Design to Establish Sabbath Schools, and Investigate the Religious State of the Country; Wherein is given a Short Account of the Different Denominations of Christians, Their Former History and Present Condition, interspersed with Notices relative to the various Clergymen that have officiated on the Island.

      Edinburgh: Printed for David Brown, Chalmers and Collins in Glasgow, John Johnstone in Dumfries and Knight and Lacey in London. 1823. - 12mo, 18cm, xi,12-132p., engraved folding frontis map, in contemporary half maroon roan, gilt titles along the spine, gilt ruled borders on marbled boards, marbled endpapers, fine copy, rare. (cgc) Andrew Macphail's copy, dated 1935, with his signature on the free fly. Sir Andrew Macphail, (1864-1938), physician and author, was born at Orwell, Prince Edward Island. The author of several books and notably, the translator of Louis Hemon's Maria Chapdelaine, (Tor. 1921). From 1907 to 1937 he was professor of the history of medicine in McGill University. T.P.L. 1226 Sabin 36400 Waterston p39. (Travels). Not in Lande. Gagnon I-1804, (2 vols in 1), giving the date, 1824. Amicus. (4). - First (sole) edition of this rare description of Prince Edward Island by the Scottish traveller Walter Johnstone. The island population had been substantially augmented in 1803 with the arrival of 800 Scottish High-landers and Johnstone had travelled across the Atlantic as a missionary. His intentions in the 'Letters' are described in brief on the title-page: "The Author of these Letters went out for the express purpose of surveying Prince Edward Island, and collecting information on the subject of Emigration. During two Summers, and one Winter, he was assiduously engaged in the prosecution of this object; and the small Volume now presented to the Public, will be found to contain a full and particular Account of the Climate, Soil, Natural Productions, and Mode of Husbandry adopted in the Island; together with Sketches of Scenery, Manners of the Inhabitants. the whole being intended for the guidance of future Emigrants, particularly as to what Implements and Necessaries it may be proper to provide themselves with before crossing the Atlantic."The 'Travels' is a more detailed analysis of the religious complexion of the islanders (English, Irish and Scottish) and describes Johnstone's attempts to provide structured religious education for the Highlanders and other settlers. The two works also give notable accounts of the native American population (the Mi'kmaq Indians) and of potato cultivation. Waterston p39. "A resume of denominations, church buildings and clergymen on the Island, as seen by a Presbyterian setting out to further the Sunday School movement. Johnstone also reports on black- horned cattle, lean and long-legged sheep, pigs so hungry they will catch a fowl and eat it live, wooden frame houses, and the barrens near Charlottetown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Skelton's Engraved Illustrations of the principal Antiquities of Oxfordshire - from original drawings by F. Mackenzie

      Published by J. Skelton, Magdalen Bridge, Oxford, 1823, 1st edition. Half leather binding with maroon pebbled cloth boards. Five raised bands to spine, gilt titling to second compartment. Teg. Folio, 17.25ins x 13.5ins, marbled endpapers, xii, 140pp text (book is arranged alphabetically by hundreds & each hundred is paginated seperately) plus frontis, engraved title page, map and 49pp plates. Also 72 vignette illustrations within the text. A little foxing to the outer edges of a couple of plates but generally a VG clean and solid copy.

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        Campagnes De 1813 et De 1814 Sur L'Ebre, Les Pyrenees et La Garonne

      Chez Anselin et Pochard, Paris 1823 - This book has been bound with a soft brown leather spine and corners, marbled papers on boards. Raised band spine with date at foot, black and gilt title label. Small chip {1/4 inch in length} near the "C" of "Campagnes" on title label. Leather of spine has rubbed, faded. Foot is very good, wear and light chipping of leather at the head. Head and foot bands are hand sewn. Light rubbing of marbled covers. Faint discoloration centered in leather of front cover hinge {water?}. All corners have rubbed leather. Bottom corners good but worn. Bottom back corner has board just showing. Upper corners have more wear, bumped with board showing. Edges are good, 1/8 chip in paper edge upper back board. Book plate affixed to front end paste-down. Slight darkening on edges of both front and back endpaper. Frontispiece is a fold-out map "Carte Du Theatre De La Guerre en 1813 et 1814." There is a tear near the base of the map, where attached to the text. Routes are marked with various colors. Light foxing and creases, needs to be handled with care. Owner library mark blind embossed on lower quarter of title page. Text has yellowed with age, solid in binding. Upper corner of page 112 was creased. Fold on bottom of page 424, apparently there when book was cut. 442 pages of text in French,including "Appendice Sur Saint Sebastien". Finished with a foldout map "Plan De La Bataille De Toulouse, livree le 10 Avril 1814". This map also has a small tear near the base where affixed to the text. Condition is the same as the map previously described. All in all, this interesting book is in quite good shape and would be an excellent addition for any collector. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan of the Environs and Gulf of Palermo, ....

      1823. Pianta del golfo e dei dintorni di Palermo. In alto riquadro con veduta della costa da ovest, in basso presa da est mm 580x467

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        De las Prisiones consideradas en su actual estado y según las reformas que deben experimentar con respecto a la Higiene, a la Moral y a la Economía Política. Obra escrita en francés y traducida por L.

      Cádiz, imprenta de la Casa de Socorro, 1823. - Petit in-4. 1f. IV. 100pp. Demi-veau postérieur (Domenech). Première Edition Espagnole de cet important ouvrage du statisticien et philanthrope français Louis René Villermé (1782-1863), qui fut l'un des grands précurseurs de la sociologie moderne. "Les travaux de Villermé sont reconnus comme des étapes très importantes du développement de la démographie et de la statistique. Une première étude sur les conditions de vie des prisonniers (1820), laquelle s'insérait dans un projet de réforme du régime pénitentiaire, rend Villermé célèbre. Il entreprend ensuite des études comparées de la mortalité et de la mortalité infantile suivant les milieux sociaux, desquelles il ressort que la condition ouvrière dans les villes entraîne une mortalité très supérieure à la moyenne" (Encyclopædia Universalis). La traduction en espagnol de cet ouvrage précurseur de Villermé s'inscrit dans le cadre du mouvement d'idées libérales qui avaient conduit à la promulgation de la première Constitution Espagnole à Cádiz en 1812; l'année 1823, date de publication du présent ouvrage, marquait le renversement du régime et le retour de l'absolutisme. Déchirure sans manque au feuillet J. Quelques rousseurs éparses.

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        The Arctic Regions.

      Large folio (618 x 498 mm). Original brown morocco elaborately gilt, marbled endpapers. Housed in an oatmeal cloth folding case. First and only edition of this highly uncommon and highly desirable Arctic record, one of perhaps as few as 300 copies. The book forms a record of the last of seven voyages to Labrador and Greenland that Bradford sponsored or participated in during the 1860s: "all early examples of what one might call 'eco-art tourism'"(Books on Ice). Bradford was born in Fairhaven, Massachusetts in 1823, and established himself as a painter of ship portraits in Lynn and other local harbours, his work being characterised by its "correctness ... and carefulness" (DAB). From this he progressed to coastal studies, gradually moving northwards up the New England and Canadian coasts, and thence, inspired by the recently published accounts of the Franklin search expeditions, to the Arctic. "I was seized with a desire, which had become uncontrollable, to visit the scenes they had described and study Nature under the terrible aspects of the Frigid Zone" (quoted in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography). Between 1861 and 1867 he carried out a series of annual expeditions "along the coasts of Nova Scotia and Labrador for the purpose of painting northern scenery and icebergs", and in 1869 he obtained the support of broker and railroad baron Le Grand Lockwood to fit out the Scottish steamship Panther for his most ambitious voyage yet. His party of forty included John Bartlett, the son of the owner of the ship, who later captained for Peary, Dr Isaac Hayes, who had served under Kane, and two photographers, John B. Dunmore and George B. Critcherson, from the leading Boston photographic studio of James William Black. Departing from St John's on 3 July, the party sailed as far north as Baffin Island and Melville Bay, Greenland, and Bradford "returned with a collection of photographs and a vast number of sketches of the rugged landscape and the details of Inuit life". He was later to say that this vast archive of photographs had saved him "eight or ten voyages to the Arctic regions, now I gather my inspirations from my photographic subjects just as an author gains food from his library. I could not paint without them" (quoted by Horch). In the early 1870s Bradford settled in London, setting up a studio which attracted considerable aristocratic patronage (his most important commission came from Queen Victoria, the painting entitled "The Panther off the Coast of Greenland under the Midnight Sun" which was hung in the library of Windsor Castle), enjoying a second career as a lecturer on the Arctic, and in 1873 publishing the present volume; "no doubt ... one of the most sumptuous of the century ... one of the nineteenth century's most spectacular photographically illustrated travel books" (Parr & Badger). The technical problems that attended the handling of wet-plate negatives under extreme conditions makes the quality of Dunmore and Critcherson's images all the more remarkable, being "counted not only amongst the earliest, but also the best polar photographs".

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        Elementi di Chirurgia sublime..(parte prima).. Trattato di Chirurgia sublime, con appendice sulle Fasciature..(parte seconda). Manoscritto in parte autografo, dedicato al Cardinale Pacca. Roma, 1823 - 1824

      1823. 2 volumi in - 4 grande (315x218 mm.), di ff.(6), 122, (2) il primo; di pp.698 il secondo. Splendida legatura del tempo in pieno marocchino rosso a grana lunga, piatti finemente ornati da cinque bordure floreali o a filetti oro, dorsi riccamente ornati e con doppio tassello verde per il titolo, armi araldiche del cardinale Bartolomeo Pacca (1756 - 1844) impresse in oro al centro dei piatti, tagli dorati. Testo manoscritto in inchiostro bistro scuro su carta forte, in calligrafia assai differente per ogni volume: il primo, autografo, vergato in lettere corsive, con dedica su tre pagine ''A Sua il Cardinal Bartolomeo Pacca Camerlengo di S.Chiesa..Roma li 15 Agosto 1823''. Il secondo scritto in calligrafia retta, con la dedica autografa posta in basso dell'ultima pagina, firmata ''..Cavalier D.Camillo Dottor Trasmondi''. Esemplare unico di un interessante trattato manoscritto di medicina rimasto inedito. Anche dell'autore non si reperiscono notizie biografiche. Nel titolo della parte prima si dichiara ''Camillo Trasmondi Romano dei Marchesi d'Introdacqua Patrizi Solmontini, dottore in filosofia, e medicina, matricolato ad honorem in chirurgia, chirurgo prim.o sopranumero nel r.o Ospedale de' Spagnuoli. sostituto nell'Arcispedale della Consolazione..''. Opera interessante per la materia e le conoscenze mediche all'inizio del secolo XIX, in artistica legatura alle armi, in perfetto stato di conservazione.

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        Voyage dans le Levant. - Reise nach dem Morgenlande. Nur Tafelband.

      Prag, P. Bohmanns Erben, 1823/25. Mit 73 (von 78) Aquatintaradierungen in Sepiatönen v. G. Döbler. Quer-Imp.Folio. Halbleder. Es fehlen das Titelblatt u. die Tafeln 7, 9, 12, 47 u. 71. Meist stärker gebräunt, Tafeln wellig. Der Tafelblock lose in altem Einband mit Rückentitel \"Forbins morgenländische Ansichten\". Breitrandiges Exemplar dieses äußerst seltenen Tafelbandes. Unter den Tafeln: Milos, Athen (2x), Ephesos, Akra (3x), Jaffa, Jerusalem (18x), Bethlehem (3x), Jericho, Jordan, Totes Meer, Tal Josaphat, Jeremia, Ramla, Ascalon (2x), Gaza (3x), Damiette, Kairo (7x), Pyramiden, Luxor-Theben-Karnak (9x), Alexandria (3x), Rosette etc. Die Tafeln meist nach den Vorlagen der französischen Erstausgabe v. 1819, die ebenso nur in kleiner Auflage erschienen ist. Versand D: 9,00 EUR Reisen Morgenland Levante Griechenland Türkei Syrien Palästina Ägypten Tafelband Forbin

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      chez Dalibon, 1823. - chez Dalibon, à Paris 1823, 14x22,5cm, 9 volumes reliés. - 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. Reliure de l'époque en demi chagrin camel, dos à quatre faux nerfs ornés de filets à froid reliure signée Chezaud et Branliet. Quelques infimes piqûres. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi dans une élégante reliure signée.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] 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. Reliure de l'époque en demi chagrin camel, dos à quatre faux nerfs ornés de filets à froid reliure signée Chezaud et Branliet. Quelques infimes piqûres. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi dans une élégante reliure signée.  

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        The World on Mercator's Projection

      Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner, 1823. Copper-engraved map, with full original color, n very good condition. A World map by one of America's first great cartographers The objective of depicting a three dimensional sphere on a two dimensional sheet of paper has challenged mapmakers since Classical times. Mercator's solution was to straighten all of the longitudinal meridians, making them perpendicular to the lines of latitude. The consequence of this projection was that while lands close to the Equator assumed a relatively realistic form, lands closer to the poles attained a progressively attenuated and exaggeratedly large appearance. The map reflects the great improvements in geographical understanding in the wake of the epic sea voyages of the late eighteenth-century, most notably those by Cook, La Perouse and Vancouver.

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        Tableaux des habillemens, moeurs et coutumes dans les provinces septentrionales du royaume des Pays-Bas, au commencement du dix-neuvième siècle.

      MAASKAMP., AMSTERDAM 1823 - Amsterdam, Maaskamp, 1823, in-4, cartonnage de l'éditeur, plats décorés d'un filet fleuri doré, frontispice ill. en coul., 22 pl. gravées sur cuivre et aquarellées, 104 pp. Ouvrage en néerlandais et français qui expose des modèles de costumes des Pays-Bas accompagnés chacun de leur commentaire. Cartonnage abîmé: manque au dos, déchirures, coins émoussés. En l'état. Livres

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      "1 volume ; Paris : Ostervald, [1823-1825] ; N.p. : ill. en coul., 60 cm. " In-folio, demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs. 40 planches gravées à l'aquatinte. Exemplaire sur grand papier d'Inde, à belles marges (dim. 60 × 40 cm). Petites rousseurs sur 3 planches. Bel exemplaire de ce rare ouvrage..

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        Saggio di Robustiano Gironi intorno alle costumanze civili dei Greci

      Tipografia del Dottore Giulio Ferrario, Milano 1823 - Importante e rara opera dell'erudito Gironi, direttore della Biblioteca di Brera, illustata da 20 belle incisioni a colori (1 a doppia pagina). L'opera faceva parte di un pià vasto progetto dell'editore Ferrario inteso a illustrate Il costume antico e moderno.Alla pagina di indice delle tavole appare l'indicazione "Edizione di soli 80 esemplari Numero di tavole: 20 pp.(4), 133, (3) altezza 38 larghezza 27 Legatura coeva cartonata con fregi a secco ai margini dei piatti e titolo e fregi in oro al dorso, piuttosto usurata (spelature e mancanze ai margini dei piatti e alle cerniere). Al foglio di guardia invio calligrafico dell'Autore a Mons. Carlo Sozzi, successivo invio dello stesso e ex libris calligrafici. Carte in generale ben conservate con sparse fioriture pià evidenti verso i margini; si segnalano: macchia bruna a pag.5; piccolla mancanza al bordo superiore della carta a pag.97/98 senza compromissione del testo, le carte con le tavole relative tra pag.123 e pag.126 sono staccate. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Mémoires du général Hugo, gouverneur de plusieurs provinces et aide-major-général des armées en Espagne.

      Paris, Ladvocat, 1823. 3 volumes in-8, 1f.-292pp. - CIIpp.-388pp. - 2ff.-480pp. Brochés, couvertures de papier à la cuve beige granité, étiquettes aux dos, entièrement non rognés. (État de parution). (Collection des Mémoires des maréchaux de France et des généraux français). Édition originale. Les célèbres mémoires du père du poète intéressent au premier chef l'Italie napoléonienne et la guerre d'Espagne. Le premier volume relate la guerre de Vendée, la campagne de l'an VIII puis l'Italie, Fradiavolo ; il se termine par des considérations sur l'art et la médecine militaires. Le second volume contient le "Précis historique des événemens qui ont conduit Joseph Napoléon sur le trône d'Espagne..." (102 pages) avant de poursuivre par la guerre d'Espagne ; le troisième volume contient la relation du siège de Thionville qui avait paru à part précédemment. (Tulard, 712 - Vicaire IV, col. 225 - Quérard IV, p. 157). - Exemplaire très frais, tel que paru, mais auquel il n'a pas été joint les Mémoires du général Aubertin, 175 pages devant se trouver au début du premier volume, qui débute pour cela directement par le titre courant "Mémoires du général Hugo," (sic).

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        Memoria justificativa do Marquez d'Alorna.

      Hamburg, Na Typographia de F.H. Nestler, (1823). - Large 4° (27 x 21.5 cm.), contemporary brown straight-grain morocco (3 pinpoint wormholes on upper cover, slight wear to spine), gilt-rolled border on each cover, green endleaves, all text-block edges gilt. Wood-engraved vignette on title page. Light browning. In fine condition. Unsigned presentation inscription to Pedro Gabe de Massarellos, Portuguese consul general in Hamburg, on front flyleaf recto. 26 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION, very rare, of this defense of the third Marques de Alorna's conduct during the Peninsular War. The Marques (Pedro de Almeida Portugal, 1754-1813) held several high military positions from 1801 to 1807, during which time he did what he could to prepare Portugal for the inevitable invasion by French and Spanish forces. When it came in November 1807, Alorna was ordered by his superiors to offer no resistance. Left at the mercy of the French occupiers following the royal family's flight to Brazil, the Portuguese army was converted into a "Portuguese Legion" and sent into Spain and France to fight for Napoleon. Alorna went as well, returning to Portugal in 1810 as part of the invading forces led by Marshal Masséna. For this action, Alorna was convicted in absentia of @lèse majesté and sentenced to death, his property was confiscated, and a substantial bounty placed on his head. Alorna later took part in Napoleon's ill-fated invasion of Russia, dying at Königsberg during the retreat.The @Memoria describes and defends Alorna's actions, to the extent of crediting him with preserving the Portuguese monarchy by providing the royal family sufficient time to flee to Brazil. It was probably written by, or at the behest of, Alorna's sister, D. Leonor de Almeida, 4º Marquesa de Alorna (1750-1839). A highly regarded poet and patron of the arts, the Marquesa successfully petitioned for the restoration of her brother's honor (and his property). Pages 17-26 print the text of the judicial decision, dated Lisbon, August 16, 1823, reversing Alorna's conviction.*** Innocêncio VI, 181: "documento de que ainda não vi mais que dous ou tres exemplares." Ayres Magalhães de Sepúlveda, @Dicionário bibliográfico da Guerra Peninsular I, 38. Not in Biblioteca Pública de Braga, @Catálogo do Fundo Barca-Oliveira. Not in Welsh or @Greenlee Catalogue. Not in Azevedo-Samodães, Ameal, Avila-Perez or Monteverde. On Gabe de Massarellos, see Innocêncio VI, 409. Not located in Porbase. Not located in Copac. Not located in NUC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Histoire physique, civile et morale de Paris, depuis les premiers temps historiques jusqu'à nos jours. Seconde édition, considérablement augmentée.

      Paris Guillaume 1823-1824 10 volumes in-8 de (2) ff., viij-495-(1) pp. Ñ (2) ff., 512 pp. Ñ (2) ff., 525-(1 bl.)-(1) pp. Ñ (2) ff., 483-(1) pp. Ñ (2) ff., 447-(1) pp. Ñ (2) ff., 480 pp. Ñ (2) ff., 453-(1 bl.)-(1) pp. Ñ (2) ff., 497-(1 bl.)-(1) pp. Ñ (2) ff., 450-(1) pp. Ñ (2) ff., 506-(1) pp., et un atlas in-4 oblong de vij-(1)-48 pp. ; demi-basane rouge, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque).Ouvrage illustré de 85 planches et de 5 cartes dépliantes rehaussées de couleurs. Bel exemplaire en reliure uniforme de l'époque. Cachet P.F.L. Fontaine sur chacun des volumes. Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine, architecte de l'Empereur puis du roi, a publié, avec son ami Charles Percier, des recueils de décorations qui ont contribuer à diffuser le style empire dont il est l'un des principaux inventeur. Rousseurs à quelques cahiers et forte mouilures au cinquième volume. Brunet, II, 873.

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        Ueber die Structur, Erhaltung, Stimmung, Prüfung etc. der Orgel. Leipzig, Breitkopf u. Haertel 1801. 8°. 2 Bll., XXX, 300 S., mit 5 (gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Umschlag d. Zt.

      - Eitner IX, 31 - Reuter, Orgel 6172 - MGG XI, 1823.- Seltene erste Ausgabe.- Die Tafeln zeigen den Aufbau von Orgelpfeifen, vom Registers u. Blasebalg einer Orgel.- Georg Christian Friedrich Schlimbach (1759?1813), dieser trat als Kritiker von Georg Joseph Vogler auf und war Organist und Kantor in Prenzlau und später in Berlin.- Durchgängig stockfleckig u. mit Wasserrand, unbeschnitten, Rückenbezug fehlt, Exlibris-Stempel auf Innendeckel.# First edition, rare.- The plates show the construction of organ pipes, register and bellows of an organ.- Georg Christian Friedrich Schlimbach (1759-1813), was an organist and cantor in Prenzlau and later in Berlin.- Brownspotted and partly with water edge, untrimmed, backrest cover missing. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres de Lord Byron.

      Paris, Ladvocat, 1823-1825. Huit volumes in-8. Quatrième édition entièrement revue et corrigée par A. P... T; précédée d'une notice sur Lord Byron par M. Charles Nodier. Portrait de l'auteur par Dequevauvilliers, titres gravés avec vignette, figures. Rousseurs. Demi-reliure bleu foncé romantique, dos lisse joliment orné, roulette "palmette" dorée sur les plats, tranches dorées.

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        Pianta della Citta di Roma con la indicazione di tutte le antichita e nuovi abbellimenti pubblicata in Roma nell anno MDCCCXXIII

      1823. Pianta della città a proiezione verticale, orientata col Nord in alto. Si tratta della prima edizione della pianta del Ruga, edita da Venanzio Monaldini. Secondo l'invenzione di Piranesi, la sola mappa della città è raffigurata come se fosse incisa su una lastra di pietra e affissa a parete. La pianta raffigura la sola zona interna alla cinta muraria. Piazza del Popolo si presenta con i due emicicli appena completati. Disposte ai lati, presenta complessivamente 16 piccole vedute di Roma che raffigurano alcuni tra i monumenti più celebri. Iniziando dal basso a sinistra: Foro Romano; Monte Cavallo e Palazzo Pontificio sul Quirinale; Pantheon di Agrippa; Interno di S. M. Maggiore; Interno di S. Pietro; Basilica di S. Pietro; Basilica di S. Giovanni in Laterano; Interno di S. Giovanni; Basilica di S. Paolo; Interno di S. Paolo; Campidoglio Moderno; Anfiteatro Flavio; Piramide di C. Cestio e Foro Trajano. E' corredata di rubrica dei toponimi. Incisione in rame, in cornice moderna, in ottime condizioni. Map on vertical projection, oriented with North at the top. Thi is the first edition of Ruga's map, published by Venanzio Monaldini. Architectural engravings at left and right margins: Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano - - Interno di S. Pietro in Vaticano - - Basilica di S. M.a Maggiore Sul Monte Esquilino - - Interno di S. M.a Maggiore Detta Basilica Liberiana - - Pantheon di Agrippa detto la Rotonda - - Interno del Pantheon Ora Chiesa di S. Maria ad Martyres - - Monte Cavallo E palazzo Pontificio sul Quirinale - - Foro Romano E suoi Avanzi - - Basilica di S. Giovanni In Laterano - - Interno di S. Giovanni In Laterano - - Basilica di S. Paolo Sulla Via Ostiense - - Interno di S. Paolo Sulla Via Ostiense - - Campidoglio Moderno Sul monte Capitolino - - Anfiteatro Favio Detto il Colosseo - - Piramide di C. Cestio Presso la porta S. Paolo - - Foro Trajano E Avanzi della Basilica Ulpia. Copper engraving, modern frame, in good conditions. Roma Rome C. Marigliani, Le Piante di Roma delle collezioni private, p. 318 - 319, n. 249 1130 760

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        Mémoires du Capitaine Landolphe, contenant l'histoire de ses voyages pendant trente-six ans, aux côtes d'Afrique et aux deux Amériques; rédigés sur son manuscrit. Ornés de trois gravures.

      P, Arthus Bertrand et Pillet l'ainé 1823, complet en 2 volumes in-8 (21,5 x 14,2 cm) de 350 et 500 pp. Complet des 3 gravures gravées par Ambroise Tardieu : portrait du Capitaine de vaisseau (Jean-François) Landolphe en frontispice, entre pp. 104/105 : portrait du Prince Boudakan, neveu du roi d'Owhère et, entre les pp. 31/32 du T 2 : Plan dépliant de l'établissement français dans l'île de Borodo (Royaume d'Owhère, côtes d'Afrique - ctd : île de Borado, au Bénin) - (rousseurs sur ces deux derniers). Reliés sur brochures non rognées (reliures modernes) en demi-buffle bleu de Prusse à dos lisse et à la Bradel, titre et date en queue au palladium; le premier plat de couverture figure au début du T 1 et la seconde de couverture est reliée à la fin du T 2; l'exemplaire porte la signature manuscrite de l'éditeur sur le T 1. Édition originale peu commune (Chadenat 5403) Édition originale des captivants mémoires de ce navigateur français (1747-1825) né à Auxonne en Bourgogne. Après plusieurs voyages aux Antilles et à la côte occidentale d'Afrique, où il se livra au trafic négrier, Landolphe fut reçu capitaine au long cours en 1775. En 1786, il réalisa son projet de fonder un comptoir sur la côte du Bénin (dans ses Mémoires, il décrit la ville et ses habitants avec beaucoup de détails). Pendant la Révolution, il fut nommé capitaine de frégate, prit aux Anglais l'île du Prince, 64 bâtiments et 930 pièces de canon. P. Larousse T10 p. 140. (Au cas où vous utiliseriez cette notice, merci d'en citer la source : ) ................ NOUVEAU : nous avons créé une liste de livres de voyages (Afrique, Amériques, Asie, Moyen-Orient, etc...) à télécharger sur notre site principal

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        Cours d'économie politique, ou exposition des principes qui déterminent la prospérité des nations. Ouvrage qui a servi à l'instruction de LL.AA.II. Les Grands-Ducs Nicolas et Michel. Avec des notes explicatives et critiques par S.-B. Say. Tome premier - tome quatrième. Suivi de: Considérations sur la nature du revenu national. Tome cinquième

      Paris, Aillaud, Bossange père, Rey et Gravier, 1823. Cinq volumes en quatre in-8°, pp. XV, (1), 501, (1), avec une table dépliante; pp. (4), 485, (1); pp. (4), 527, (1); pp. (4) blanches, (4), 427, (1), avec 11 tables dont 2 sont dépliantes; tome cinquième, Paris, Bossange père, 1824; pp. (4), XLIV, 198; ces 5 tomes sont reliés en quatre volumes demi veau d'époque, plats bleu foncé, dos à décor doré, titre et tomaison dorés, insignificantes traces de choc ou frottement, tranches jaunes, gardes un peu brunies ou piquées, piqûres occasionelles par places sinon propre et frais, très bel ensemble. Heinrich Friedrich von Storch (Riga 1766-St.Petersbourg 1835) étudia à Jena et Heidelberg et fit carrière dans l'administration russe et les cercles académiques. Les lecons d'économie politique qu'il donna au Grands-Ducs de Russie furent d'abord imprimées en 6 volumes en 1815 à St. Petersbourg. J.B. Say publia une seconde édition en 4 volumes en 1823 à Paris avec ses propre notes critiques. Storch surpris et furieux écrivit une réponse en 1824 sous le titre "Considérations sur la nature du revenu national" ce qui constitua le cinquième volume de cette série. Coquelin & Guillaumin II, 668-669, Kress C 1155, Goldsmiths 23767, Menger c. 673, Humpert 12794, Einaudi 5487

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        Travels comprising observations made during a residence in the Tarentaise and various parts of the Grecian and Pennine Alps

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. Due volumi di cm. 22,5, pp. xvi, 381 (1); vii (1) 447 (1). Con molte incisioni in xilografia nel testo (anche a piena pagina) e 4 belle tavole in litografia in fine coloritura coeva. Solida legatura recente in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli efiletti in oro. Fioriture limitate alle prime ed ultime carte, peraltro esemplare marginoso e ben conservato. Prima edizione di questo viaggio inteso principalmente con scopi geologici.

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        Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène, ou Journal ou se trouve consigné, jour par jour, ce qu'a dit et fait Napoléon durant dix-huit mois.

      Paris, L'Auteur, 1823. Huit volumes in-8, plan replié de la résidence dit "tracé de Longwood" au tome II, grande carte repliée "pour l'intelligence de la Campagne d'Italie" au tome IV, carte de l'Ile de Ste-Hélène au tome VIII, bien complet de tous les errata, tables et annonces de librairie, ce qui est rare. Rousseurs, marge intérieure du titre du tome I restaurée. Ex-libris Marye de Merval. Séduisant cartonnage bradel vert d'époque, dos lisse, pièces de titre et de tomaison rouges (3 petits manques angulaires aux pièces). Edition originale de ces importants Mémoires commencés le 20 juin 1815, reprenant toutes les conversations avec l'ex-empereur, jusqu'à son expulsion de l'ile en novembre 1816. "Rien ne prédisposait le comte de Las Cases, aristocrate émigré à Londres pendant la Révolution, homme sans relief mais fidèle serviteur de l'Empire, à écrire ce qui allait être le plus grand succès de librairie du XIXe siècle...Deux ans après avoir rendu son dernier souffle, le proscrit de 1815 reprenait vie sous la plume de son chambellan qui, pendant un peu plus d'un an...avait recueilli et consigné sur le papier les impériales confidences. On sent que Las Cases, poussé par le grand vent de l'Histoire qui balayait sa frêle personne, en a rajouté. Mais ce Napoléon intime, quotidien, abandonné et la tête encore pleine de ses campagnes, a quelques chose qui inspire presque la compassion. On est pas tenu de le croire sur parole quand il se dresse en défenseur de la liberté des peuples et pourtant, son insistance à se poser en héritier de la Révolution...en ferait presque oublier les excès de son despotisme. C'est d'ailleurs ce Napoléon-là que le Mémorial a ressuscité, le monarque déchu redevenu ce qu'il avait été au temps des sans-culottes, l'homme du peuple qui rêvait maintenant dans son exil de courir les spectacles et les cabarets littéraires de Paris et de se régaler pour trente sols d'un dîner au Palais Royal. Las Cases fit beaucoup pour la légende napoléonienne. Une légende à laquelle s'abreuvèrent de Hugo à Nerval, de Stendhal à Musset, tous les enfants du siècle" (Daniel Bermond). Bel exemplaire complet dans sa jolie reliure d'époque.

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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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        Messina from the Faro, May 23.

      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

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        Memorie istoriche del Sannio chiamato oggi principato ultra, contado di Molise e parte di Terra di Lavoro...

      Onofrio Nuzzi, 1823. 4to, 2 Voll. legati in uno. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con doppio tassello (piccole mancanze al medesimo). Si tratta solo dei primi due tomi dei cinque in cui è divisa tutta l’opera. Raro.

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      Batelli e Fanfani, 1823. (Codice AN/2999) In 8º oblungo (24x33 cm) 16 pp. di descrizione, frontespizio figurato e 120 tavole incise da Tommaso Piroli ed intagliate da Filippo Pistrucci. Grandissimi margini, lievi ingialliture ai bordi. Legatura originale in mezza pelle rossa, nervetti, fregi e titolo oro al dorso, piatti in tela con cornice e grande titolo in oro, monogramma F.B. Eccellente esemplare. Euro 600.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Essai géognostique sur le gisement des roches dans les deux hémisphères

      1823 - 8 p. de catalogue éditeur, Paris, F.G. Levrault, 1823, in-8, 8 p. de catalogue éditeur, VIII-379 p, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, PREMIÈRE ÉDITION publiée simultanément en français et en allemand (Geognostischer Versuch über die Lagerung der Gebirgsarten in beiden Erdhälften, Strasbourg, Levrault) du principal ouvrage géologique d'Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859). Exemplaire enrichi, en couverture, d'un ENVOI DE L'AUTEUR, non signé. La comparaison graphologique ne laisse aucun doute sur sa paternité : "à Monsieur Juncker à Poullaouen, de la part de l'auteur". Chrétien-Auguste Juncker (1791-1865), savant et ingénieur en chef des Mines, fut directeur des mines de Poullaouen et Huelgoat, dans le Finistère, entre 1816-1841 ; Humboldt, qui y avait été accueilli en 1813, remarqua la grande ressemblance entre les "terres rouges" de ces mines et le minerai argentifère de Potosi au Pérou. Ce type de découverte sert le propos de son Essai géognostique, dans lequel il exprime sa pensée géologique et tente, pour la première fois, de comparer les roches de l'Ancien et du Nouveau Mondes. Si la doctrine "neptunienne" de son maître Werner s'aperçoit en filigrane, Humboldt a néanmoins pris ses distances. Il affirme la théorie magmatique du volcanisme et fait apparaitre deux concepts fondamentaux de la géologie dynamique : celui de roches endogènes (éruptives) et celui de roches exogènes (sédimentaires). Il démontre ainsi les relations entre le volcanisme et les structures terrestres. Première de couverture recollé. Manque angulaire en quatrième de couverture, déchirure sans manque à un feuillet. DSB VI-554; Ward & Carozzi, n°1136; Poggendorff I, 1158. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Costruzioni geometriche dell'orologio solare sopra un piano qualunque. UNITO A: Metodi pratici per determinare i contorni delle ombre ordinarie.

      Tipografia di Gio. Batt. Bianchi e Comp.° ; per Pa, 1823 e 1824. Due opere in un vol. in-16°, pp. 18 con 2 tavv. rip. in fine + pp. 75 con 10 tavv. rip. f.t. e 2 tavv. rip. in fine. Leg. post. mz. pelle verde scuro con tit. "Opuscoli", greche e fleurons oro impressi al ds., marca tip. al frontespizio. Esemplare alluvionato con piatti da ricostruire, evidenti aloni di umidità n.t. in un esemplare comunque leggibile. I Metodi pratici figurano nella biblioteca di Carlo Cattaneo. ICCU non segnala alcuna edizione del 1823, mentre indica la presenza della 2a opera in qualche biblioteca italiana. L'edizione della 1a opera figura invece al Museum of the History of Science di Oxford. Raro insieme difficile a trovarsi completo di entrambe le parti. Available on request description in English / La description des livres en français est à disposition sur demande / Se envían descripciones de libros a pedida.

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        La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri giusta la lezione del codice Bartoliniano

      pei fratelli Mattiuzzi, 1823 - 1828. La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri giusta la lezione del codice Bartoliniano. Nell' occhietto: Il codice Bartoliniano della Divina Commedia col riscontro di LXV testi a penna e delle prime edizioni aggiuntivi gli argomenti del codice Trivulziano scritto nel 1337 e i frammenti latini del codice Fontaniano per opera di Quirico Viviani. Udine, pei fratelli Mattiuzzi, 1823 - 1828. Tre tomi in quattro volumi in 8vo; cc. 22n.nn., pp.LXXII, 330; 272; 265; LI, 790; 323. Al volume primo incisione in rame della grotta di Tolmino raffigurante il Poeta in atto di meditare e di scrivere, disegno di Gio. Darif, incisione di Federico Lose. Esemplare su carta pesante a fogli chiusi, margini ampli. Legatura coeva in cartone, tasselli ai dorsi con titolo in oro. De Batines I, pag.157; Gamba,406; Mambelli,136; Manna, pag.23: "Edizione accurata, molto importante sotto il punto di vista filologico e molto discussa per la novita' del codice cosidetto Bartoliniano, scritto nel Friuli, e per il conseguente gran numero di nuove lezioni presentate".

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        Rapport à Monsieur Becquey, conseiller d'Etat, directeur général des ponts et chaussées et des mines; et Mémoire sur les ponts suspendus. Par M. Navier.

      de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1823. Due voll. in-4°, pp. XXIV-228 + 13 tavv. dis. da Navier e incise da Adam rip. in fine. Leg. post. mz. pelle verde con tit. e fleurons oro impressi al ds., piatti in carta marmorizzata marrone, tagli a spruzzo verdi, bross. orig. non conservate. Fioriture diffuse specie ai margini delle tavv., p. 31 numerata come p. 13. 1a edizione di questo che risulta essere il primo libro teorico-pratico sui ponti sospesi con illustrazioni dettagliate, cfr. Poggendorff, II, pp. 260-261. Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp. 234-235, Timoshenko, History of Strength of Materials, p. 73. L'eco di quest'opera si trova anche in periodici quali il Giornale arcadico di scienze, lettere ed arti del 1824, XXII, p. 222. Available on request description in English / La description des livres en français est à disposition sur demande / Se envían descripciones de libros a pedida.

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