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        GORGE DE ROYAL, AUVERGNE.

      Englemann 1824 - Lithograph. N.D. Curtis 31. On chine appliqué. Ex coll'n: Lang Verly. Image: 8½ x 13½. Margins: 12 x 20¾. $ 575 31. On chine appliqué. Ex coll'n: Lang Verly. Image: 8½ x 13½. Margins: 12 x 20¾.

      [Bookseller: L'Estampe Originale ABAA/ILAB-LILA]
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        The Poetic Remains of Some of the Scottish Kings, Now First Collected

      John MUrray, London 1824 - 8vo. vii,(1),208pp. Original drab boards, cloth spine. Engraved frontispiece of James I and a large folding engraving of a charter by him in his own hand. Boards worn at edges, but text block totally uncut (as expected), though there is some light foxing to the first few pages. The cloth spine, if not original, is very early. Someone has printed the title on the spine in black ink. Contains the poetry of James V, Mary, Queen of Scots, Charles Darnley, Charles I and James VI, but the bulk of the text is devoted to James I's 'Quair'. An admirer of Chaucer and Gower, James composed the 'Quair' in the strain used by those poets. In old English, a 'quair' is a book. The poem is an allegory in which heathen deities and canonized saints are conjoined to celebrate the Lady Jane Beaufort, later the poets Queen. Scarce in first edition and not easily obtainable in boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rameses; An Egyptian tale: With historical notes, Of the Era of the Pharaohs

      [Quotation from Bossuet, Histoire Universelle, tome ii.] In three volumes. Printed for G.B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-Lane; John Upham, Bath; and Charles Upham, Exeter, 1824. 3 Vols., Post 8vo; pp.viii+341+[i (printer's imprint)]; [iv]+321+[i (printer's imprint)]; [iv]+328; publisher's quarter dark green linen, cream boards, paper spine label; a.e. uncut. Spines repaired almost invisibly with matching cloth; paper covering of boards worn at some corners, and dusty; old armorial library stamp on each title leaf, but no other signs of library use; marginal stains on pp.101-104 of volume three; some foxing to Notes of volume two, and to a few scattered gatherings towards the end of volume three, apparently indicative of a different paper stock; otherwise, and in general effect, a very nice copy. From the author's Advertisement: "It may seem objectionable to exhibit Egypt as possessing at so early a period of the world knowledge and science in certain branches of learning and art surpassing all that the moderns, with the advantages of the experience and wisdon of ages, can produce. The Notes contain the evidence and authority for such a representation of the wisdom of the Egyptians....The comparison of ancient historians with modern travellers has furnished the materials and groundwork of the tale....The author wished to comprise as large an extent of information respecting the rites, arts, and public monuments of the Egyptians, as possible; and it has been his study to keep within the limits of historic evidence, confirming and illustrating his details by ample notes, which contain such various and important matter from the earliest historians, as must interest even the general reader." The Notes, placed at the end of each volume, comprise some 125pp. The result of the author's concern with historical records is that the story is overwhelmed with descriptive detail, and is not fantasy as with most Egyptian novels of the period, but almost 'lost race', telling of marvels not obviously achievable in terms of the science of the 1820s, though not intended to be science fiction. Minor science fiction elements do, however, occur. In volume two at p.10, for example, we learn that "the lamp of wonderful workmanship burned with the amianthus, which was framed by the skill of Mizraim science to last for ages unconsumed, and contained a potent mixture, indestructible by its perpetual flame", and at pp.123-4 in volume three it is stated that the oldest of the Egyptian records hark back to a time when the year consisted of only 360 days. Well printed apart from the few foxed gatherings on good paper by Thomas Davison at Whitefriars. Not in Sadleir or Locke's Spectra; Wolff, 6925, recording a copy in pale-blue boards and labels: it is also known in similar cream boards. All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        The Mystical Hymns of Orpheus.

      Chiswick: printed by C. Whittingham, for the translator, and sold by Robert Triphook,, 1824. Translated from the Greek, and demonstrated to be the Invocations which were used in the Eleusinian Mysteries. The Second Edition. With considerable emendations, alterations, and additions. Octavo (183 x 114 mm). Recent tan half calf, beige paper sides, titles in compartments with raised bands and gilt titles, brown speckled edges. With the half-title, and 6pp. publishers advertisements at the rear. Covers lightly scuffed, internally sound and clean, a very good copy. Second edition (edited and expanded since the first edition of 1787, with additional notes) of the Hymns of Orpheus by the influential translator and neoplatonist Thomas Taylor (1758-1835). Taylor was the first to translate into English the complete works of Plato and Aristotle, and also these Orphic fragments. He was such a committed Hellenist that he and his wife are reputed to have conversed only in ancient Greek. Taylor's translations influenced Romantic poets such as Blake, Wordsworth, and Shelley, and the American transcendentalists including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Later in the century, through G. R. S. Mead, the secretary of Helena Blavatsky, the Mystical Hymns of Orpheus came to the attention of the Theosophical Society, which, excited by the connection to the Eleusinian Mysteries, encouraged Bertram Dobell to print a facsimile of this second edition in 1896. The 1787 first edition was reprinted once in 1792. The 18th century impressions are rare indeed, and this expanded second edition is far from common in the trade, with no auction records apparent since 1920.

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        Antique Print-SEA CHART-ENGLAND-DORSET-WIGHT-BOURNEMOUTH-Depot de la Marine-1824

      1824 - Antique print, titled: 'No. 44: Plan de la Cote Meridionale d'Angleterre Depuis la P.te Blackwood de l'Ile de Wight jusqu'a St. Alban's Head.' - Map of the South coast of England, Dorset, from Worth Matravers East to Yarnmouth on the Isle of Wight. This region includes Bournemouth and Christchurch. Depth soundings are given, as well as current directions and speeds, with places along the coast indicated. Description: This map is based on the 1785 map by Mackenzie, published in 1824 by the Depot General de la Marine.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Jean-Francois-Isidore Caplin' after 'Murdoch Mackensie'. Jean-Francois-Isidore Caplin (born 1779) was a French engraver and watercolourist, born in Paris. The lettering was engraved by Besancon. We have not been able to find more information on this person. Murdoch Mackenzie (1712–1797) was a Scottish hydrographer and cartographer. He is mainly remembered for his survey of the Orkney Islands. Engraving on hand laid paper. Anonymous. Good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Some soft creasing along the middle fold. Some faint offsetting where the map was folded on itself. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 56.6 x 40.5 cm. The image size is ca. 44.3 x 34.6 cm. The overall size is ca. 22.3 x 15.9 inch. The image size is ca. 17.4 x 13.6 inch. Storage location: Overasselt-117

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        Autograph Letter, Signed ("T. Moore") to John Wilson Croker

      1824 - 1 p. pen and ink on paper, docketed Nov. 11, 1824. 8vo. Moore on First Meeting Byron. Moore writes to John Wilson Croker (1780-1857), author, MP and Secretary of the Admiralty. Croker, a frequent contributor to John Murrary's Quarterly Review, is thought responsible for the savage review of Keat's Endymion which Shelley and Byron would blame for the poet's early death.Here Moore refers to John Murray's Notes on Captain Medwin's Conversations of Lord Byron, which corrects errors in Medwin's work. Reading in part, "I am glad to see that Murray has so triumphantly set down the Captain [Medwin] - In a less important way this conversationalist has equally misrepresented me - the whole account of my first acquaintance with Lord Byron being incorrect. Indeed his entire book is a series of lies 'at random strung' upon a slender thread of truth." Moore was sensitive about his aborted duel with Francis Jeffrey following the latter's harsh review of Epistles, Odes, and other Poems (1806) - the duelists were hauled off by the police and newspapers circulated a rumor that the guns were loaded with paper pellets. Byron's reference to the duel in his English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (1809) incensed Moore, and he in turn challenged Byron to a duel. Byron, who was traveling in the Levant with Hobhouse at the time, was unaware of Moore's anger. Of course the two later became close friends, and Moore's Letters and Journals of Lord Byron (1830) has remained "the mainstay of biographers ever since" (Marchand, Byron: A Portrait, p. 473). The Letters of Thomas Moore (Dowden, ed.), no. 659. Provenance: American Art Association, 6 December 1928 1 p. pen and ink on paper, docketed Nov. 11, 1824. 8vo

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        De l?épilepsie étudiée sous le rapport de son siège et de son influence sur la production de l?aliénation mentale.

      - In-4 de 35 pp.ch. ; demi-chagrin. C?est sous la présidence de Royer-Collard, le 17 juin 1824, que Louis-Florentin Calmeil (1798-1895) soutint sa thèse inaugurale sur l?épilepsie. Selon Semelaigne, Calmeil avait fait sur ce sujet « ? une étude si complète qu?il était arrivé à simuler dans la perfection tous les phénomènes de l?attaque? ». D?ailleurs, toujours selon le même, Calmeil allait jusqu?à s?installer dans les dortoirs de l?hôpital, jour et nuit, pour être au plus près des malades. Thèse très rare. Bel exemplaire.

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        Mémoires sur la Guerre de 1809, en Allemagne, avec les opérations particulières des corps d?Italie, de Pologne, de Saxe, de Naples et de Walcheren. 4 vol.

      - Paris, Roret 1824-1826. 8°. 4 Bde. Mit 2 gefalt. TabellenHalbleder der Zeit. mit je 2 goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. Edition originale. Etwas berieben und beschabt. Dekoratives und sehr sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rothelan; a romance of the English histories. FIRST EDITION. 3 vols. 12mo.

      Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd; London: Geo. B. Whittaker. 1824 Half titles, 6pp ads, vol. III. Uncut in orig. drab boards, sl. browned & chipped paper labels, leading hinge of vol. I cracked & a little weak, sl. vertical split to spine of vol. I, some rubbing to head & tail of spines. Overall a very nice copy in the original boards.Wolff 2400; not in Sadleir.

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        Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the Years 1821-22-23, in His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla.

      London, John Murray, 1824. 4to. Original blue cloth and lemon-yellow endpapers, rebacked with morocco lettering-piece; pp. [viii], xxx, [1, part-title], 571, [1, errata]; 26 plates, 5 eng. maps, 4 folding maps, 4 folding plates of headlands; loght wear to extremities, occasionally a little spotted, large maps difficult to unfold; else a very good copy; bookplate of Sir Graham Eden Hamond (1779-1862), naval officer, inside front cover. First edition. Parry's expedition departed England in May 1821 for an attempt to find the North West Passage. He sailed though Hudson's Bay - this was the last expedition to use this route - and explored Repulse Bay and Lyon Inlet. After wintering at Winter Island, the ships sailed north to discover Fury and Hecla Strait. At this point the increasing incidence of scurvy persuaded Parry to turn for home. Intriguingly, with the discovery of Fury and Hecla Strait Parry had found the southernmost possible North West Passage, but this route is only passable by modern ships. Parry's account of the expedition includes details of the Eskimos with whom they spent much time (two of the maps reproduce the maps the Eskimo drew for the expedition). Arctic Bibliography 13142.

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        View of the Monte della Libera on Capri

      Incisione in rame, mm 309x463. Bella e rara veduta firmata in lastra a sinistra e titolata in basso. Secondo Heller-Andresen, la stampa appartiene ad una serie di dodici acqueforti di Napoli e dintorni eseguita nel 1824. Secondo stato con il titolo, successivo al primo, che ne è privo.Copper engraving, mm 309x463. Very scarce print. The mountain is on the left, the sea on the right with a small boat sailing on it. According to Heller-Andresen, this belongs to a series of twelve etchings of the countryside round Naples made in 1824. This is the second lettered state; there is a state before title.

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        Tales of a Traveler

      London: Murray, 1824. First Edition. Boards. good. 2 vols. 1st edition, 1st printing of the sequel to The Sketch Book, preceding the American edition. Original blue and brown paper covered boards, original paper labels. Splits, cracks, chips, and dings to both volumes, but sound; else good. An important edition of the major repository of Irving's supernatural stories, ten in all, including "The Adventure of the German Student," which Bleiler proclaims "one of the early masterpieces of horror" and "The Devil and Tom Walker," which, as "one of Irving's best weird tales, takes its rightful place among devil stories popular in the nineteenth century"

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        View of the Monte della Libera on Capri

      Germania 1824 - Incisione in rame, mm 309x463. Bella e rara veduta firmata in lastra a sinistra e titolata in basso. Secondo Heller-Andresen, la stampa appartiene ad una serie di dodici acqueforti di Napoli e dintorni eseguita nel 1824. Secondo stato con il titolo, successivo al primo, che ne Ë privo.Copper engraving, mm 309x463. Very scarce print. The mountain is on the left, the sea on the right with a small boat sailing on it. According to Heller-Andresen, this belongs to a series of twelve etchings of the countryside round Naples made in 1824. This is the second lettered state; there is a state before title. vedutistica.

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        Two watercolour sketches of the brig Jane and cutter Beaufoy

      Watercolour and ink. Each measuring approx 200 by 290mm. Captioned in ms beneath each image: "Brig Jane and cutter Beaufoy in the latitude of 74°15' South returning to the Northward 20th February 1823" and "Brig Jane and cutter Beaufoy in latitude of South passing to the Southward through a chain of Ice Islands". Framed and glazed, with a few closed tears.

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        The Mystical Hymns of Orpheus. Translated from the Greek, and demonstrated to be the Invocations which were used in the Eleusinian Mysteries. The Second Edition. With considerable emendations, alterations, and additions.

      Chiswick: printed by C. Whittingham, for the translator, and sold by Robert Triphook, 1824 - Octavo (183 x 114 mm). Recent tan half calf, beige paper sides, titles in compartments with raised bands and gilt titles, brown speckled edges. Covers lightly scuffed, internally sound and clean, a very good copy. With the half-title, and 6pp. publishers advertisements at the rear. Second edition (edited and expanded since the first edition of 1787, with additional notes) of the Hymns of Orpheus by the influential translator and neoplatonist Thomas Taylor (1758-1835). Taylor was the first to translate into English the complete works of Plato and Aristotle, and also these Orphic fragments. He was such a committed Hellenist that he and his wife are reputed to have conversed only in ancient Greek. Taylor's translations influenced Romantic poets such as Blake, Wordsworth, and Shelley, and the American transcendentalists including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Later in the century, through G. R. S. Mead, the secretary of Helena Blavatsky, the Mystical Hymns of Orpheus came to the attention of the Theosophical Society, which, excited by the connection to the Eleusinian Mysteries, encouraged Bertram Dobell to print a facsimile of this second edition in 1896. The 1787 first edition was reprinted once in 1792. The 18th century impressions are rare indeed, and this expanded second edition is far from common in the trade, with no auction records apparent since 1920.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A Statistical Account of the British Settlements in Australasia: including the Colonies of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land:

      1824 - with an enumeration of the advantages which these colonies offer to emigrants, as well as with Reference to each other, as to the United States of America and the Canadas. Third edition, with an Appendix containing the Acts of Parliament, and other Documents relating to these Settlements. Embellished with new maps and a view of Sydney. Third edition. Two volumes. Lithograph frontispiece and two folding maps. 8vo. Later black cloth, slightly shelf worn, some spotting to about 50pp of the first volume. vii, 485, 3pp.ads; (ii), 416pp. London, G. & W.B. Whittaker, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

      London: John Murray, 1824. 3 vols. 1st edition, 1st printing with the dedication to Dr. Fundgruben intact. The first peek into Persia, the best ever capturing of what it was in that time, fact or fiction, and still the most popular Oriental novel in English. Original boards, sympathetically rebacked with identical gray paper, original paper labels laid down. Vol. I label 70% chipped, vol. III label with a smaller chip, all 3 grubby, name on pastedowns, but very good, scarcer in boards uncut, than Internet clicks on the "I am under 18" button, and not to be compared to rebound sets, or mistaken for its sequel, The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan in England (1828), which is easy to find, even in boards. At a pressing point of British colonial power, the Crown established a mission in Persia with an 1809 treaty of alliance. In 1810 they sent James J. Morier as Secretary of Embassy, and from 1814 to 1816 he served as Chargé d'Affaires. The choice was a brilliant one. Sir James observed without appearing to do so, represented Britain while seeming a fair arbiter, advanced their interests under the pretext of cooperation, made his presence digestible by adopting Qajar Persian customs, stayed quieter than a painting on a wall, and came away with an essential grasp of the culture, and an insight into the regime, not visible even to the natives. He returned home, published reports, and accounts of his travel, and then this novel, which he coyly disconnected from by presenting the picaresque narrative as merely his translation of the coming of age autobiography of one Hajji Baba, a wholly fictional, Candide like, character. In the charade, Hajji Baba tells the tale of his rise from poverty to become the Shah of Persia's emissary to Britain, but when he's recalled in disgrace, and possibly execution, he entrusts the diary of his life to Morier as his chosen facilitator for publication. It's an adventure to be sure, drawing splendid character portraits, and descriptions, but it's a satirical one, ridiculing Persian society as violent, the culture as scandalously dishonest and decadent, and the people as rascals, cowards, fools, and puerile villains. Near fine.

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        Spaziergang über die Alpen. Reisegeschenk für Freunde und Freundinnen schöner Natur.

      Gotha und Erfurt, Hennings?sche Buchhandlung, 1824, - in-8vo, VIII + 261 S. + 6 gestochene Ansichten, durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, Pappband, hs. Titelschild oben am Rücken. Erste Ausgabe einer Reise durch die Schweiz, nach Mailand und zurück (auch Oberitalien, Seen und Savoyen). Die Kupfer v. Darnstedt gestochen zeigen: 1) Das Rüttli oder Grüttli / 2) Der Reichenbach / 3) Der Gemmi / 4) Isola Bella (gefaltet) / 5) Chamounix-Thal (gef.) /6) Das Eismeer auf dem Montanvert (gef.). Das Exemplar der Nationalbibliothek hat auch wie unseres 6 Kupfertafeln. Es ist davon auszugehen, dass Wäber in seiner Bibliographie d. Schweizerischen Landeskunde auf S. 61 irrig 8 Kupfer verzeichnet.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Wäber 61 (falsch: mit 8 Kupferstichen ?); Dreyer 810 (mit 6 Tafeln); Perret -; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sehr seltene Gesamtansicht von Haidhausen über die Isar mit Kahn. Lehrbrief der Metzger mit Ansicht.

       Kol. Lithographie von Carl August Lebschée, 1824, 35 x 48 cm. Nicht in den einschlägigen Bibliographien. - Im Kahn monogrammiert und datiert \"18 C L 24\". Darunter Lehrbrief für Georg Forster, Metzgersohn aus Haidhausen, für die Zeit vom 12. Februar 1840 - 12. Februar 1843, ausgestellt vom königl. Landgericht Aus am 4. Februar 1843. Das Ganze eingefasst von einer ornamentalen Bordüre mit Insignien des Metzgerhandwerks. - Mit teils hinterlegten Faltspuren. Breitrandig. - Provenienz: Dr. Arthur Model. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        GRAMMATICA ITALIANA E FRANCESE ACCRESCIUTA DELLE REGOLE....ESTRATTE DALLA GRAMMATICA DI WAILLY

      Tipografia di Angelo Trani, 1824. ITALIANO 0,33 Nuova edizione diretta dal Maestro di lingua francese Agostino, accresciuta delle regole per la formazione dei tempi, dei verbi e di altre osservazioni necessarie estratte dalla Grammatica di Wailly e purgata da tutti gli errori di stampa, da molte espressioni disusate, accresciuta di massime utilissime, di lettere moderne e d'un breve trattato della poesa Francese. Traccie di fioritura maggiormente evidente in alcune pagine. tagli non rifilati. Copertina logorata ai bordi. Dorso stanco, consumato in area inferiore. USATO

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        Travels in the Republic of Colombia

      London: Printed for C. Knight,, 1824. In the years 1822 and 1823. Translated from the French. Octavo. Original brown paper-backed blue paper sides, titles to printed paper label to spine, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Lithographic frontispiece and large folding map. Wear to extremities, soiling to boards, top edge dust toned, inner hinges cracked but holding, 2 short closed tears to map stub; a very good copy. First edition in English, first published in French in the same year. Gaspard-Théodore Mollien (1796–1872), was a French diplomat and explorer. This work details his voyage from France to North America and then on to the newly independent Columbia where he navigated the Magdalena river. A detailed and practical work which describes the cities, geography and people of the country, Mollien was reviewed at the time as "a vigilant observer" (The Philomathic Journal Vol. II, 1825, p. 479).

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        The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

      London: John Murray, 1824. First Edition. Boards. Near fine. 3 vols. 1st edition, 1st printing with the dedication to Dr. Fundgruben intact. The first peek into Persia, the best ever capturing of what it was in that time, fact or fiction, and still the most popular Oriental novel in English. Original boards, sympathetically rebacked with identical gray paper, original paper labels laid down. Vol. I label 70% chipped, vol. III label with a smaller chip, all 3 grubby, name on pastedowns, but very good, scarcer in boards uncut, than Internet clicks on the "I am under 18" button, and not to be compared to rebound sets, or mistaken for its sequel, The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan in England (1828), which is easy to find, even in boards. At a pressing point of British colonial power, the Crown established a mission in Persia with an 1809 treaty of alliance. In 1810 they sent James J. Morier as Secretary of Embassy, and from 1814 to 1816 he served as Chargé d'Affaires. The choice was a brilliant one. Sir James observed without appearing to do so, represented Britain while seeming a fair arbiter, advanced their interests under the pretext of cooperation, made his presence digestible by adopting Qajar Persian customs, stayed quieter than a painting on a wall, and came away with an essential grasp of the culture, and an insight into the regime, not visible even to the natives. He returned home, published reports, and accounts of his travel, and then this novel, which he coyly disconnected from by presenting the picaresque narrative as merely his translation of the coming of age autobiography of one Hajji Baba, a wholly fictional, Candide like, character. In the charade, Hajji Baba tells the tale of his rise from poverty to become the Shah of Persia's emissary to Britain, but when he's recalled in disgrace, and possibly execution, he entrusts the diary of his life to Morier as his chosen facilitator for publication. It's an adventure to be sure, drawing splendid character portraits, and descriptions, but it's a satirical one, ridiculing Persian society as violent, the culture as scandalously dishonest and decadent, and the people as rascals, cowards, fools, and puerile villains.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Molière.

      - Paris. Aimé-Martin. 1824-1826. 8 volumes in-8, demi-chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs. Edition illustrée d'un portrait-frontispice et de 18 planches. Cet exemplaire unique a été enrichi de 8 portraits-frontispices et de 286 gravures, soit en tout 9 portraits-frontispices et 304 gravures. Infimes rousseurs. Au début de l'ouvrage, on trouve une préface de l'éditeur, la vie de Molière par Grimarest et l'histoire de la troupe de Molière. Despois et Menard, 30. 366 vit1

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        Memoir Descriptive of the Resources, Inhabitants, and Hydrography of Sicily and its Islands, interspersed with Antiquarian and other Notices

      John Murray, London 1824 - Bound in half leather over marbled boards, spine gilt with to red labels. 1 folding map of Sicily, 14 plates in aquatint by William Daniell. 291pp, lxxiii (Appendix - Hydrographical Remarks, Points Determined, Statistical Table, List of Fishes), (xviii Index). Folding engraved map, 14 aquatint plates with 16 images. Browning to some pages, occasional marginal staining, boards slightly worn. FEP detached. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Private Journal of Captain G F Lyon of HMS Hecla during the recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry 

      First edition. Folding map. 7 engraved plates. 8vo. Recent half-calf, gilt tooling and to spine, black calf label. Very good indeed. xiii, [i], 468pp. London, John Murray,

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        Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific

      John Murray, Publisher to the Admiralty, London 1824 - xxx, [2], 571 p. 27 cm. 27 b&w plates (including frontispiece and one plate unrelated to the book), 13 maps (9 of which fold out, 8 of them at rear). Also some b&w in-text illustrations. Rebound in quarter leather with marbled paper boards. Newer endpapers with bookplate residue on front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to pages. Title continues: "Performed in the Years 1821-22-23, in His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla, Under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and Commander of the Expedition." Captain Parry's second voyage to the Arctic failed to discover a passage to the Pacific, but he managed to chart and explore a considerable area of the Arctic, previously unknown, stretching from Southampton Island north to Baffin Island. In addition, the almost continual contact with the Inuit of Melville Peninsula yielded a wealth of information on their culture, way of life, and language which was included in this published version of Parry’s journal of the voyage. TPL 1295. Field 1184. Arctic Bib. 13142. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1821-22-23 in His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla...

      London: John Murray, 1824. sep 22 2017. (6), xxx, (1 half title) 571, (1 errata) pp. thirty-one b/w plates, four folding recognition views, four folding charts. "Parry sailed on another arctic expedition on May, 1821, and was twice frozen in for several months, but made many explorations and discoveries by sea and land... This work deals with the characteristics of the Eskimos and is a treatise on aboriginal life as well as a narrative of scientific discoveries." - Hill 1312. Arctic Bib. 13142, Lande 1385. Field 1184, who says, "twenty-two [of the beautifully engraved copperplates] are illustrative of the Domestic Life of the Esquimaux, their fishing and walrus hunting, their boats, summer tents, winter huts, ... The work is a splendid treatise on aboriginal life." A very good copy, showing only light foxing. Bound in half calf over marbled boards.

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        Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific

      London: John Murray, Publisher to the Admiralty, 1824. Hardcover. Near fine. xxx, [2], 571 p. 27 cm. 27 b&w plates (including frontispiece and one plate unrelated to the book), 13 maps (9 of which fold out, 8 of them at rear). Also some b&w in-text illustrations. Rebound in quarter leather with marbled paper boards. Newer endpapers with bookplate residue on front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to pages. Title continues: "Performed in the Years 1821-22-23, in His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla, Under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and Commander of the Expedition." Captain Parry's second voyage to the Arctic failed to discover a passage to the Pacific, but he managed to chart and explore a considerable area of the Arctic, previously unknown, stretching from Southampton Island north to Baffin Island. In addition, the almost continual contact with the Inuit of Melville Peninsula yielded a wealth of information on their culture, way of life, and language which was included in this published version of Parry's journal of the voyage. TPL 1295. Field 1184. Arctic Bib. 13142.

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        The London Missionary Societys Report of the Proceedings against the late Rev J Smith of Demerara Minister of the Gospel who was tried under Martial Law and condemned to Death on a Charge of aiding and assisting in a Rebellion of the Negro Slaves

      From a full and correct copy, transmitted to England by Mr. Smith's Counsel, and including the Documentary Evidence omitted in the Parliamentary Copy, with an Appendix; containing the Letters and Statements of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Elliot, Mr. Arrindell etc. and, also, the Society's Petition to the House of Commons. First edition. 8vo. Fine in modern paper boards, with paper title label. vii, [i], 204pp. London, F. Westley,

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        Castello di Ischia. Bleistift.

      Verso bezeichnet mit "Castello di Ischia, 1824" Auf festem Velin. 25,5 x 39,5 cm (blattgoß). Großformatige Vedute von Ischia aus gesehen auf die Kampagna bei um Neapel. Von Borgo di Celsa aus blickt der Betrachter auf das Castello Aragonese rechts im Mittelgrund. Am Horizont erscheint die Gebirgskette des Festlandes mit dem Vesuv links im Bild, wodurch die weite Panoramalandschaft in Nahsicht erscheint. Der Tiefenraum entsteht durch die mit kräftigen Strichen und Schraffuren dargestellte Insel im Vordergrund und die zarteren Linien am Horizont. - Verso am oberen Rand mit kleinen Montierungsstreifen.

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        A Map of the North Polar Sea shewing and connecting all the latest Discoveries by Ross Parry Franklin Scoresby andc andc  

      First edition. Lithograph map measuring 330 by 300mm. Very good indeed, removed from a volume, small closed tear to right hand margin, a little dusty. London, Addison & Co. Globe Makers to His Majesty, April

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        Repertorio universale e ragionato di Giurisprudenza e quistioni di dritto del Signor Merlin versione italiana di una società di avvocati eseguita nello studio dell' Avvocato Filippo Carrillo

      NAPOLI: Presso R. Marotte e Vanspandoch, 1824-1835. rilegato. BUONO. 20,5 25,5. 20 vol USATO

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        Religionsphilosophie. I. Nationalismus. II. Mystizismus. III. Supranaturalismus oder die Lehre von der Offenbarung des Alten und Neuen Testaments. 3 Bände.

      Tübingen, Laupp, 1818-1824 - VIII, 432 S.; VIII, 304 S.; X, 662 S. 20 x 11,5 cm. Dekorative Halblederbände der Zeit mit je 2 Rückenschildern und etwas Rückenvergoldung (leicht berieben, 1 Bezug leicht abweichend). Erste Ausgabe. – ADB VI, 349 – Ziegenfuss I, 301. – Carl August von Eschenmayer (1768-1852), Professor der Philosophie und Medizin in Tübingen, ursprünglich von Schelling beeinflusst, später durch Jacobi zur Forderung einer „Nichtphilosophie“ bestimmt, die über die rationale Philosophie hinausgeht und diese im Glauben ergänzt. Der Glaube soll bei Eschenmayer die Spekulation ergänzen; über dem Rationalismus und Mystizismus steht der Supranaturalismus. - Allerdings machte sich Eschenmayer „vorzüglich bekannt durch seine philosophischen Erklärungen der Äußerungen somnambuler Personen, wie die der sogenannten „Seherin von Prevorst“, indem er einer mystischen Auffassung des Lebens huldigte und mannigfache Erscheinungen desselben durch Einwirkung von Geistern zu deuten suchte“, vgl. Pierer's Universal-Lexikon, Band 5. Altenburg 1858, S. 885 f. 886. Dies trug ihm einige kritische Bemerkungen ein. In Herders Conversations-Lexikon von 1854, wird er als „Philosoph von mehr Gemüth und Phantasie als Scharfsinn“ qualifiziert (vgl. dort Band 2, S. 608); und Meyers Großes Konversation verweist darauf, dass Eschenmeyer von Immermann im »Münchhausen« unter dem Namen »Eschenmichel« satirisch dargestellt worden ist. (Band 6. Leipzig 1906, S. 100f.) . – Titel mit Sammlerstempel, dekoratives, sauberes, sammelwürdiges Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Sacro Tempio di Possagno eretto dal Marchese Antonio Canova.

      per Nicolò Bettoni,, Milano 1824 - In folio (49,5 x 33 cm.), pp. 8 non numerate, frontespizio compreso, lettera dedicatoria e Descrizione del Tempio - 3 incisioni (Pianta, Spaccato e Prospetto del Tempio, tecnica acquatinta in tonalità seppia, 45 x 31 cm.) eseguite da Vincenzo Bianchi, A. Angeli e G. Luciolli su invenzione di Canova. Brossura editoriale cartacea (53 x 37 cm.), titoli a stampa al piatto anteriore entro cornice, in barbe. Assoluta rarità bibliografica, completa, perfettamente conservata e totalmente editoriale. Prima opera a stampa sul Tempio canoviano. In una lettera del 5 agosto 1818, inviata all'amico Giannantonio Selva, Canova dichiarava di essersi deciso a ricostruire la chiesa di Possagno completamente a sue spese. L'idea era quella di realizzare un grandioso edificio circolare dotato di pronao, richiamo al Pantheon di Roma, ma con colonne doriche, come il Partenone di Atene. Commissionò a Pietro Bosio i disegni dell'edificio, i quali furono poi sottoposti alla supervisione dei colleghi dell'Accademia di San Luca e dello stesso Selva. Morto quest'ultimo nel gennaio 1819, Canova trovò il sostegno di Antonio Diedo. L'11 luglio di quell'anno i possagnesi in festa accolsero il compaesano per la posa della prima pietra. La direzione dei lavori fu affidata a suo cugino Giovanni Zardo detto "Fantolin". Il Canova non riuscì a vedere la sua opera conclusa poiché morì il 13 ottobre 1822; i lavori, in base al suo testamento, furono affidati al fratellastro Giovanni Battista Sartori. Negli anni successivi il progetto originario subì qualche modifica, anche per far posto al gruppo della Pietà e alla tomba dell'artista. Finalmente, nel 1830, il tempio venne concluso e il 7 maggio 1832 venne solennemente consacrato dallo stesso Sartori, nel frattempo divenuto Vescovo. Lettera dedicatoria introduttiva di Vincenzo Bianchi a Filippo Francesco Magawly Cerati, nato Philip Francis Magawly de Calry (1787-1835), politico irlandese naturalizzato italiano che, stabilitosi dal 1802 a Parma, ricoprì importanti cariche durante il governo provvisorio. Due copie conservate rispettivamente nella Collezione privata Fondazione Cosway Maria di Lodi e nella Biblioteca del Museo di Roma. Unica copia reperita in vendita, apparsa in catalogo nel 2012 alla "The London international antiquarian book fair", anch'essa con le 3 medesime incisioni, conservato in legatura moderna, definito "portfolio eccezionalmente raro". Manca al Lozzi (3819) che, per la presente edizione, rimanda al Bocca. /, /, / [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Discourses, controversial and practical to which is prefixed Burdy's life of the author Edited by the Rev Robt Lynam

      London: Richard Baynes, 1824. First edition, 3 vols., 8vo, slightly later full polished blue calf, gilt-decorated spines in 6 compartments, red morocco labels in 1, marbled edges and endpapers; light rubbing but generally fine and handsome.

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        Autograph letter signed ("CMvWeber").

      Dresden, 24. VIII. 1824. - 4to. 1 p. on bifolium with integral address panel. To Hofkapellmeister Sutor in Hannover, thanking him for a successful performance of his opera Euryanthe ("I know only too well that only through the most careful execution this opera can be effective", transl.) and giving a short report from his stay at Marienbad to regain health. - Somewhat spotty; foldings partly faulty; small defect (from opening the letter) re-backed.

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        The Witch of New England; bound with: Hobomok: A Tale of Early Times By an American

      Philadelphia; Boston: Carey & Lea; Cummings, Hilliard & Co, 1824. First editions of two 1824 novels set in Puritan New England, both dealing with the theme of romance between Native Americans and white settlers. The early nineteenth century saw a wave of novels set in the early American colonies, reflecting the popularity of historical fiction by Walter Scott and James Fenimore Cooper, and looking ahead to the fiftieth anniversary of the United States. The Witch of New England, published anonymously by poet James Cadwalader McCall, is the more conventional novel, following one white family's entanglement with the local tribes, as the infatuated Sachem Samoset attempts to abduct Agnes Bradley, and the "generous savage" Haneda sacrifices her happiness to help Edward Bradley escape the Indian camp. (The exasperated contemporary annotator of this copy notes that Edward's captivity narrative is lifted "verbatim" from Revolutionary general Israel Putnam's experience, and that an Indian maiden is unlikely to "blush.") Published anonymously by abolitionist Lydia Maria Child, Hobomok was a far more controversial work, depicting a consensual (if never wholly equal) relationship between a white woman and a Pequod chief. Like McCall, Child foregrounds the sacrifice of a noble Native American, as Hobomok tearfully leaves his white wife Mary Conant and their child so that she can marry her first love, an Englishman long believed to be dead. In an 1825 review of both novels, the North American Review largely dismisses The Witch of New England as "ridiculous," but notes that Hobomok has suffered from the "general prejudice against the catastrophe" of miscegenation: "we doubt not that it will one day be regarded with greater favor." A very good copy, bringing together two scarce and complementary early American novels. Twelvemo, [1-4], 5-217, [1]; [i-iv], 5-188, [2]. Contemporary calf, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt, spine ruled in gilt. Amherst College ink-stenciled library mark to front pastedown; contemporary ink annotations, mainly to The Witch of New England. Margins of several pages in The Witch of New England torn or trimmed; Hobomok bound without half-title. Front free endpaper excised, text browned with scattering foxing; light shelfwear to binding.

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        Napoleon´s Feldzug in Russland 1812 - 2 Bände. aus dem französischen der Historie de l´Expedition de Russie par M*** von L. Blesson.

      Berlin, Duncker und Humblot, 1824. Deutsche Erstauflage, EA XVI, 409, VII, 404 Seiten 8°, Pappband mit leinenrücken Band eins - fünf aufklappbare Karten im Anhang, Kanten etwas berieben, sonst beide Bände guter Zustand Schlagworte: Rußland Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, during the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry.

      London: John Murray,, 1824. Octavo (208 x 128 mm). Contemporary purple calf, broad gilt-hatched flat bands to spine, twin rules gilt either side, red morocco label to second compartment, the others with central quatrefoil in gilt, multiple gilt rules to head and foot, decorative blind border to covers, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece and 6 similar plates after original drawings by the author, folding route map. 20th-century monogram bookplate to front pastedown, blind-stamp reading "Rodlease, Boldre, Lymington", listed Georgian mansion, to the front free endpaper; late-19th-century pencilled marginalia to p. 65 et seq. Spine darkened, subtly repaired at head, joints and corners skilfully refurbished, small dent to top edge, a few light scuffs and indentations to sides, browning to half-title from old laid-in plant leaf, sporadic pale foxing to lower margins of text-block, upper outer corners of sigs. 2B8-2C1 and 2C7-2D1 slightly creased and soiled, light spotting to plates, map very faintly offset, otherwise a few trivial spots or marks. A very good copy, complete with the half-title and dedication leaf. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author, "Miss Smith, with the best regards of an old acquaintance - Geo. F. Lyon" on the title page. Commissioned lieutenant in 1814, Lyon (1795-1832) accompanied Joseph Ritchie's abortive expedition into southern Libya in 1818 (having replaced Frederick Marryat), publishing a well-received account of his travels in 1821, the same year that he was promoted commander and "appointed to the Hecla under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry in the Fury. The expedition, Parry's second in the search for the north-west passage, sailed on 8 May 1821, entered the Arctic region through Hudson Strait, examined Repulse Bay and the neighbouring coast of Melville peninsula, and wintered at a small island to the eastward of the Frozen Strait. The next summer they went further north and entered Fury and Hecla Strait, but the season being then far advanced they turned back, wintered at Igloolik (lat. 69°21' N, long. 81°44' W), and came home in autumn 1823, as signs of scurvy among the crew made it inadvisable to stay. On 13 November Lyon was promoted captain, and the following year he published The private journal of Captain G. F. Lyon" (ODNB). The next year he led an unsuccessful expedition to Repulse Bay with instructions to continue the survey of the mainland Begun by John Franklin. His Private Journal proved popular and there was a second edition the following year; this copy is appealingly presented in a strictly contemporary, unusual binding of purple calf.

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