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        Baden und seine Umgebungen in malerischen Ansichten (4 Teile in 1).

      Karlsruhe, Braun, 1824/27. - Mit einer historisch-topographischen Beschreibung von Hofrath Schreiber. Mit eingebundenen gestochenen Lieferungsumschlägen, 24 Stahlstichtafeln (18 auf aufgewalztem China), 38 Textblatt, Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Monogram, 43,5 x 30 cm, Einband leicht berieben, innen teils etwas stockfleckig. Vorzugsausgabe auf grossem Papier. Neben einer schönen Gesamtansicht von Baden-Baden mehrere Ansichten des alten Schlosses, vom Kloster Lichtenthal, von der Burg Windeck, Rotenfels, Gernsbach, Forbach, von Schloß Eberstein etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        HASSELFELDE/Harz. Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund Kuhherde mit Hirtin und Kind, im Hintergrund der Harz.

      - Lithographie aus Pirscher, dat. 1824, 29 x 41 cm.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The works of Antonio Canova in sculpture and modelling engraved in outline by Henry Moses; with descriptions from the Italian of the Countess Albrizzi and a Biographical Memoir by Count Cicognara.

       London, Septimus Prowett 1824. 2 vols. gr.-4°. (27 x 38cm). 6 Bll., XL S., 52 Taf. u. 47 Texttbll. 1 Bl.; 45 Taf. u. 56 Textbll. Mit gest. Frontisp. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Tlw. stockfleckigBrunet I, 1547 - Seltene Großquart-Ausgabe. - Frontisp. in Stahlstich von William Henry Worthington nach Francois-Xavier Fabre, Die Tafeln in Umrißradierungen von H. Moses nach Zeichnungen Canoivas darunter eine Taf. nach der unmittelbar nach dem Tod Antonio Canovas von Liuigi Azimonte angefertigten Zeichnung. Ein dritter Supplementbd. erschien 1828. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Künstlermonographien

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        Ansichten der Freien Hansestadt Hamburg und ihrer Umgebungen. Erster Theil. Mit 8 Tafeln.

      Frankfurt/Main Friedrich Wilmans 1824 - O-Halbledereinband mit marmorierten Deckeln, Titel u. floraler Verzierung in Golddruck auf Rücken, Einband etw. berieben, Ecken u. Kanten beschabt, Exlibris auf Vorsatz, Vorsätze gering leimschattig, Tafeln z. T. an der Schnittkante wenig wasserrandig, Gelbschnitt, Textseiten sauber, 7 Blätter mit Anstreichungen im Textrand, Druck auf festem Büttenpapier, VIII, 342 Seiten mit acht Kupfertafeln, 8°. Schönes Exemplar im festen Originaleinband der Zeit! Die frühen 8 ganzseitigen Ansichten zeigen: Hamburger Berg, Harburg, Hafen beim Blockhause, Hamburg von der Westseite, Ansicht des alten Baumhauses, Michaeliskirche, Die Börse, Die Börsenhalle.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christine Laist]
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        Käsegrotte zu Bertrich.

      - Lithographie aus Goldfuss, Naturhistorischer Atlas b. Arnz & Co. in Düsseldorf, 1824-42, 44 x 33,5 Sehr selten! - G. A. Goldfuß (Bayreuth 1782- Bonn 1848) lehrte ab 1818 Zoologie und Mineralogie an der Universität Bonn. Er war Mitglied der Leopoldina und wurde mit der Betreuung der weltberühmten naturwissenschaftlichen Sammlung und der Bibliothek betraut. - Er war Gründer des paläontologischen Museums in Bonn dessen Name es heute trägt. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The Works of Alexander Pope - [Beautiful Bindings] With Notes and Illustrations by Himself and Others To which is added "A New Life of the Author, an Estimate of his poetical Charcter and Writings, and occasional remarks by William Roscoe, Esq In Ten Volumes Arrangement of the Present Edition: Volume I - Life of the Author / Volume II: Early Poems and Translations / Volume III: Miscellaneous Poems / Volume IV - The Dunciad / Volume V: Essay on Man and Moral Epistles / Volume VI: Satires / Volume VII: Prose Writings / Volume VIII, Volume IX and Volume X: Correspondence //

      London: C.and J. Rivington and many others. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. The upper spine of Volume I with a minor bump - but this is the only flaw of this excellent copy. Only very mild signs of foxing. Very tiny and neat Bookseller stamp to the front pastedown of each Volume: "W.Heffer & Sons Ltd. - Cambridge, England. 10 volumes (complete set). London, C.and J. Rivington and many others, 1824. Octavo. With a frontispiece portrait-engraving of Pope and c. 4000 pages with a "Facsimile of an original letter from Mr. Pope shewing [sic] how much he enjoyed his gardens at Twickenham...". Original Hardcover / Stunning original half leather with gilt lettering and ornaments on spine. The floral ornaments on the spine especially nice. The most wonderful marbled endpapers (all intact). Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. The upper spine of Volume I with a minor bump - but this is the only flaw of this excellent copy. Only very mild signs of foxing. Very tiny and neat Bookseller stamp to the front pastedown of each Volume: "W.Heffer & Sons Ltd. - Cambridge, England" Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 ?- 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet. He is best known for his satirical verse, as well as for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the second-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare. Alexander Pope was born to Alexander Pope Senior (1646?-1717), a linen merchant of Plough Court, Lombard Street, London, and his wife Edith (née Turner) (1643?-1733), who were both Catholics. Edith's sister Christiana was the wife of the famous miniature painter Samuel Cooper. Pope's education was affected by the recently enacted Test Acts, which upheld the status of the established Church of England and banned Catholics from teaching, attending a university, voting, or holding public office on pain of perpetual imprisonment. Pope was taught to read by his aunt, and went to Twyford School in about 1698/99. He then went to two Catholic schools in London. Such schools, while illegal, were tolerated in some areas. In 1700, his family moved to a small estate at Popeswood in Binfield, Berkshire, close to the royal Windsor Forest. This was due to strong anti-Catholic sentiment and a statute preventing Catholics from living within 10 miles (16 km) of either London or Westminster.[5] Pope would later describe the countryside around the house in his poem Windsor Forest. Pope's formal education ended at this time, and from then on he mostly educated himself by reading the works of classical writers such as the satirists Horace and Juvenal, the epic poets Homer and Virgil, as well as English authors such as Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare and John Dryden.[3] He also studied many languages and read works by English, French, Italian, Latin, and Greek poets. After five years of study, Pope came into contact with figures from the London literary society such as William Wycherley, William Congreve, Samuel Garth, William Trumbull, and William Walsh. At Binfield, he also began to make many important friends. One of them, John Caryll (the future dedicatee of The Rape of the Lock), was twenty years older than the poet and had made many acquaintances in the London literary world. He introduced the young Pope to the ageing playwright William Wycherley and to William Walsh, a minor poet, who helped Pope revise his first major work, The Pastorals. He also met the Blount sisters, Teresa and Martha, both of whom would remain lifelong friends. From the age of 12, he suffered numerous health problems, such as Pott's disease (a form of tuberculosis that affects the bone), which deformed his body and stunted his growth, leaving him with a severe hunchback. His tuberculosis infection caused other health problems including respiratory difficulties, high fevers, inflamed eyes, and abdominal pain. He grew to a height of only 1.37 m (4 ft 6 in). Pope was already removed from society because he was Catholic; his poor health only alienated him further. Although he never married, he had many female friends to whom he wrote witty letters. Allegedly, his lifelong friend Martha Blount was his lover. In May, 1709, Pope's Pastorals was published in the sixth part of Tonson's Poetical Miscellanies. This brought Pope instant fame, and was followed by An Essay on Criticism, published in May 1711, which was equally well received. Around 1711, Pope made friends with Tory writers John Gay, Jonathan Swift, Thomas Parnell and John Arbuthnot, who together formed the satirical Scriblerus Club. The aim of the club was to satirise ignorance and pedantry in the form of the fictional scholar Martinus Scriblerus. He also made friends with Whig writers Joseph Addison and Richard Steele. In March 1713, Windsor Forest was published to great acclaim. During Pope's friendship with Joseph Addison, he contributed to Addison's play Cato, as well as writing for The Guardian and The Spectator. Around this time he began the work of translating the Iliad, which was a painstaking process — publication began in 1715 and did not end until 1720. In 1714, the political situation worsened with the death of Queen Anne and the disputed succession between the Hanoverians and the Jacobites, leading to the attempted Jacobite Rebellion of 1715. Though Pope as a Catholic might have been expected to have supported the Jacobites because of his religious and political affiliations, according to Maynard Mack, "where Pope himself stood on these matters can probably never be confidently known". These events led to an immediate downturn in the fortunes of the Tories, and Pope's friend, Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, fled to France. Pope lived in his parents' house in Mawson Row, Chiswick, between 1716 and 1719; the red brick building is now the Mawson Arms, commemorating him with a blue plaque. The money made from his translation of Homer allowed Pope to move in 1719 to a villa at Twickenham, where he created his now famous grotto and gardens. The serendipitous discovery of a spring during the subterranean retreat's excavations enabled it to be filled with the relaxing sound of trickling water, which would quietly echo around the chambers. Pope was said to have remarked that: "Were it to have nymphs as well ?- it would be complete in everything." Although the house and gardens have long since been demolished, much of this grotto still survives. The grotto now lies beneath Radnor House Independent Co-ed School, and is occasionally opened to the public. (Wikipedia)

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        Reis door de Vereenigde Staten van Noord-Amerika in de jaren 1824 en 1825 door den generaal Lafayette.Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, 1831. 2 volumes. 8vo. With lithographed portrait of Lafayette for frontispiece to volume 1. Contemporary boards with pasted title-label on spine, uncut.

      Hoffmann, Lafayette in America in 1824 and 1825. Journal of a Voyage to the United States. Unabridged English translation (Manchester, 2007); Howes L-301; Sabin 40737; not in Tiele, Bibl. Only Dutch translation of Levasseur account, containing the journal of general Lafayette 1824-1825 Farewell Tour of all 24 United States. ''With its panoramic view of the young country - its burgeoning cities and towns, its technological innovations like the Erie Canal, and its industrious people - this book captures America on the cusp of its jubilee year'' (preface of Hoffman). Bindings used and spines damaged; portrait waterstained; some waterstaining on pp. 65-72 of volume 1. A good set of this rare translation.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Charakteristik der Felsarten. Für akademische Vorlesungen und zum Selbststudium. Erste Abtheilung. Ungleichartige Gesteine; Zweite Abtheilung. gleichartige und scheinbar gleichartige Gesteine; Dritte Abtheilung. Trümmer-Gesteine. Lose Gesteine. Kohlen. EA. 3 Bände bzw. 3 Abteilungen.

      Heidelberg, Joseph Engelmann, 1823-1824. - XVI, 230 S., 1 Bl., 1 Bl., S. 231-582 (von 598 - fehlt der letzte Bogen von Bd. 2 mit den S. 583-598), 1 Bl., S. XVII- LXXX, S. 599-772. Mit 1 gest. Portrait. Gr.8°, moderne Leinenbände (um 1960) mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln. Vorsätze etwas gebräunt; teils stockfleckig (jeweils Titel und letzte Seite der Bände stärker stockfleckig bzw. bei Band 3 braunfleckig); letztes Blatt von Band 1 (Verlagswerbung) mit Randeinriss (mit transparentem Japanpapier hinterlegt); unbeschnitten bzw. teils unaufgeschnitten; es fehlt die letzte Lage (Bogen 38) von Band 2 mit den Seiten 583-598; die Seiten XVII bis LXXX (Inhaltsübersicht für alle drei Bände etc.) zu Beginn von Band 3 statt nach dem Vorwort von Band 1 eingebunden. Das vorliegende Werk gilt als der erste Versuch einer systematischen Petrographie überhaupt. Karl (Carl) Cäsar von Leonhard (1779-1862); bedeutender dt. Mineraloge. Poggendorff I, 1427/ vgl. ADB 18, 308-311. DE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia 1824, - Carey. Full leather, raised bands, marbleend papers,very good copy, minor damp stain first & last fewpages, tiny bit of foxing, 415p., otherwise pages bright andclean. Howes C528. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Iconographia botanica seu plantae criticae. Kupfersammlung kritischer Gewächse. Bde. II-VII (von 10) in 6 Bdn.

      Hofmeister, Leipzig 1824 - 1824-29,4º. Mit 600 Kupfertafeln. Hldr. d. Zt. mit 2-farbg. Rückenschildern. Gebrauchsspuren. Gelbschnitt. Nissen 1602. Stafleu-C. 8876. ¿ Insgesamt erschienen bis 1832 10 Bde. mit 1000 Tafeln. ¿ Leicht fleckig (wenige Tafeln stärker), tls. gebräunt. +++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ +++ Volumes 2-7 (of 10). 4to (242 x 182mm). With 600 fine engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered labels on spines. A fine uniformly bound copy of 6 volumes of this important floristic work. The first approx. 90 pages of text are bilingual in Latin and German. Most plates fresh and clean, some show minor staining. Some minor rubbing at spines and boards, front board of Vol. 3 with water marks. Some pages of vol. 5 are browned. Else very good copies. +++ Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (1793-1879) was a well known German botanist and ornithologist and a prolific author and able botanical artist and most of the plates are by him. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Major General Sr. William Congreve (1772-1828). Brustbild nach rechts.

      - Kreidelithographie mit roter Tonplatte für das Inkarnat, auf rosa Papier. 41,2:30,6 cm. Mit der engl. Beschriftung: Drawn after nature and published at Berlin by Henschel on the 22th of October 1824. Mit Widmung an Prinz August von Preussen. Literatur: Aufseesser 377 (falsch beschrieben); Winkler 320.15 (von Aufseesser übernommen: Datum 1821, Brustbild nach links, Tonplatte nicht erwähnt). Der Dargestellte war der Erfinder des Congrevedrucks, einem Verfahren für Farbdruck. Sehr selten!

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        The Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland, containing descriptions of their scenery and antiquities, with an account of the political history and ancient manners, and of the origin, language, agriculture, economy, music, present condition of the people, etc., etc. founded on a series of annual journeys between the years 1811 and 1821, and forming an universal guide to that country, in letters to Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

      London Longman Hurst Rees. 1824 - 4 volumes. 8vo. a little browning in places, but generally in very clean condition in 19th century full calf bindings. rubbing to the spines, with a little loss of leather. joints slightly tender, but all holding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brockhaus Conversations-Lexikon 6.Auflage, 10 Bände, 1824 (II)

      F.A. Brockhaus, Leipzig 1824 - Brockhaus. Allgemeine deutsche Real-Encyclopädie für die gebildeten Stände (Conversations-Lexikon). Sechste Originalauflage in 10 Bänden [A-Z]. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1824. Original-Halbledereinbände. Rücken mit für die Zeit umfangreichen Goldprägungen. Format ca. 18,5 x 11 cm. Wie auch den neun Originalbildern in der Galerie zu entnehmen, Kanten & Rücken berieben, Ecken stärker bestoßen. Bei einigen Rückenschildchen findet sich ein kleines Fehlstück. An einer Rückenkante ein Einriß & an zweien jeweils noch ein kleines Fehlstück. Leder insgesamt etwas rissig. Bei einem Band ist der Buchdeckel zum Großteil locker & bei drei Bänden beginnt sich der Buchblock zu lösen. Seiten leicht gebräunt, einige mit dem typischen Büttenpapier-Abschluß. Nur vereinzelt fleckig oder gebräunt, keine Unterstreichungen, auch keine fehlenden oder losen Seiten. 11000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Per l'Alliana, Torino 1824 - Edizione: Prima edizione . Pagine: 396 . Formato: 24° . Rilegatura: Cartonato in pelle marrone con al dorso fregi e titoli in oro, su tassello in pelle rossa . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Luigi Tosi, vescovo di Pavia, di tendenze gianseniste moderate, fu amico e padre spirituale di Alessandro Manzoni. Gli inni sacri del Manzoni furono pubblicati in prima edizione nel 1822 presso Vincenzo Ferrario a Milano. Il Natale fu composto nel 1813, la Passione nel 1815, la Risurrezione nel 1812, la Pentecoste nel 1822. Rarissimo e introvabile volume, da un confronto con le versioni più accreditate delle Odi Sacre appaiono molte differenze per quanto riguarda l'utilizzo della punteggiatura e in molte parti anche l'utilizzo di sinonimi rispetto alla versione ufficiale. Tutte le differenze verranno fornite all'atto della vendita del volume. Molto affascinante per la possibilità di confronto ed evoluzione delle Odi sacre. .

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        AUTHENTIC MEMOIRS OF THE LATE GEORGE MORLAND, With Remarks on His Abilities and Progress As An Artist: In Which Are Interspersed A Variety of Anecdotes Never Before Published; with a Facsimile of His Writing, specimens of Hieroglyphical Sketches.

      London, printed for Edward Orme by Barnard and Sultzer, 1824.EDITION OF 1824, THOUGH TITLE PAGE IS DATED 1806 THE TEXT HAS WATERMARK OF 1820 and THE PLATES WATERMARKED J. WHATMAN TURKEY MILLS, 1824. Oblong folio, approximately 550 x 440 mm, 21¾ x 17½ inches, 22 coloured plates and a few text illustrations, pages: [1 - 3], 4 - 15 including title page, rebound in modern half blue morocco with matching blue cloth covered boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt lettered and decorated red morocco label to upper cover, gilt decoration dividing leather from cloth. First and last plate laid down on thick cream paper, the first plate a portrait of Morland has soiled margins and 2 creases in the image, the last plate, Morland's Ass, has a closed tear running into caption but not into the image and lower margin soiled, 3 plates have pale staining in lower margin nowhere near image, the rest of the plates are bright and clean except for pale age - browning and occasional small spot to margins, title page repaired and stained, lower margin soiled, 5 text pages have longish closed tears running into text, neatly repaired with archival tape, no loss of text and all text visible, text pages slightly rippled. Many different processes were employed in the printing of the plates: aquatint, soft - ground etching, stipple and mezzotint, the mezzotints being colour - printed, while other plates are hand - coloured. See R. V. Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates 1790 - 1860, page 99, No. 90; J. R. Abbey, Life in England, page 145, No. 208 listing only this edition. There is no plate list and not all the plates are titled, but we have all the plates as listed in Tooley and Abbey though placed in different order. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Autograph manuscript from <em>The Shepherd's Calendar.</em>

      1824. Autograph manuscript being a large leaf from the draft for The Shepherd's Calendar, 'Class IV. Dogs'. Pps. 5 & 6 written on 1½ pp, large folio (377 x 240 mms), laid onto paper. The Shepherd's Calendar was published in Blackwood's Magazine, February 1824. It described the world and the traditions of the Ettrick Forest sheep-farming district where Hogg lived. It's chapters were published in Blackwood's over many years from 1823 and collected in book form in 1829. This manuscript has some great Borders stories about dogs eg "the late Mr Steel's nephew in Peebles had a bitch...whose feats in taking home sheep fro the neighbouring famrs into the market at Peebles by herself form innumerable anecdotes in that vicinity" He then recounts some amazing tales.... James Hogg (1770-1835), know as The Ettrick Shepherd, was an author, poet and songwriter. He was born at Ettrick in the Scottish Borders and always preferred his family and Borders farm to the Edinburgh literati. He became a great friend of Sir Walter Scott and his writing brought him great literary acclaim throughout the UK, his most famous books being The Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner(1824) - the same year this manuscript was written.

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        Manuscript - Victualling of French Royal Frigate "Amphritite" - Slaves, Zanzibar Cloves, Coffee & Sugar

      France, 1824. La Frégate du Roi L'Amphitrite États des Consommations faites pendant le mois de Décembre 1824 et que restent Abord le 1e janvier 1825. [Royal Frigate Amphritite - Statement of Consumption for December 1824] Brest, December 1824 - 1 January 1825. Signed manuscript chart which records and tallies the consumption of supplies used by French royal frigate Amphritite, specifically for maintenance, repair, and sea battle. Text is in French. Folio. Single leaf laid watermarked paper made by D & C Blauw, measuring 51,5 x 40 cm. Signed in the original by Lieutenant C. Laplace. Very good condition, crisp and bright, a most uncommon mariner's log. This French frigate known as L?'Amphitrite sailed a dangerous route between Île Bourbon (now Réunion), India, and France, transporting settlers, slaves, as well as cargo of Zanzibar cloves, coffee, and sugar. [Slavery would be abolished in Réunion 23 years later, on 20th December 1848, after which indentured workers were brought from South India, among other regions.] This chart, penned onboard the French frigate Amphitrite by an astute marine, provides unique insight into preparation for life at sea, specifically in regards to the maintenance and mechanical operations of sorts. The log itemizes supplies used for the operation and maintenance of the vessel in the month of December 1824 and surely proved valuable victualling supplies upon arrival at the vessel's next port. It is neatly organized to show materials used by each of the mariners in charge of a specific function of the ship, be it the sailmaker, the shipwright, the blacksmith or coxswain. For example, the "maître de charpentier" or shipwright uses oak planks and several types of nails, the "capitaine d'armes" or coxswain uses powder, lead and linens, the "maître de armurier" or gunsmith uses iron wire, oil, nail heads, the "maître des voiliers" or sailmaker uses a great deal of canvas and thread, and the "chef de timonerie" or wheelhouse master also makes use of canvas and drapery. The "maître forgeron" or blacksmith has not consumed any supplies. The list of items attributed to the "maître d'équipage" or boatswain (warrant officer on a warship), however, is the most substantial and includes such things as lead cork, painting oil, fishing line, 14 thicknesses of rope for masts, sails and such, heavy cable, candlesticks, 126,000 furs, 12 mallets, sewing thread, and other articles needed for rigging. An annotation to the right margin, signed by the lieutenant in charge of the work, C. Laplace, and dated 1 January 1825, indicates that the vessel was painted; her colours being black, white and green. Only a few months after this document was made, she was attacked by pirates. Off the coast of Liberia, at 4 degrees north latitude and 19 degrees west longitude, on 22 April 1825, Amphritrite was pillaged by the crew of a Columbian corsair, who took sugar, coffee, cloves, victuals, linens, beds, trunks, a large boat, and the captain's watch. They also took hostage the ship's apprentice. Historical accounts contemporary to this document record of some passengers onboard Amphitrite either departing from, or arriving at Île Bourbon (Réunion), including the following examples: L'Amphitrite - 01 September 1820 - from Saint-Denis on Île Bourbon to Nantes in France • Achille Lefèvre - Aide de camp du Gouverneur [Governor's Aide-de-camp] Note: «passager aux frais du Roi [King paid passenger's fare]» • Antoine Puissant - Négociant [Trader/Merchant] Note: «ayant avec lui le nommé Denis Moius, Indien [accompanied by an Indian man]» • François Quesnel - Médecin [Physician] L?'Amphitrite - 28 November 1821 - from Saint-Denis on Île Bourbon to Nantes in France • Esthère - «Femme de couleur avec une domestique esclave nommée Fanore [Woman of colour with a domestic slave called Fanore» • Amanda - [No further detail] L'Amphitrite - 22 December 1822 - from St Denis on Île Bourbon to Mananjary in Madagascar • Arnoux - [No further detail] L?'Amphitrite - 25 January 1823 - from St Denis on Île Bourbon to Calcutta in India • Eléonard Adam - Habitant [Resident] L?'Amphitrite - 07 January 1826 - from St Denis on Île Bourbon to Pondicherry in India • Ernest Bartro - Négociant [Trader/Merchant] • Paul Blin - Commis négociant - [Committed Trader/Merchant] • Paul Donat - Négociant [Trader/Merchant] • Pierre Faro - «Coiffeur Indien» [Indian Hairstylist] The Annales Maritime et Coloniales vol. 21 and 25 record a frigate Amphitrite on a voyage from Bourbon to the French colonial settlement of Pondichéry (Puducherry) in September 1816, and encountering winds in the region of the Seychelles in April 1817. A total of 1376 French naval ships and frigates were launched between 1661 and 1815, with 969 different names. By tradition ships-of-the-line were given masculine names and frigates feminine ones. Unsurprisingly, names relating to the sea constituted a continuous theme; the first French ship to bear the name Océan was launched in 1756. Under Louis XIV ships were readily given names evoking their qualities and handling (Adroit, Ardent,Excellent, Léger, Prompt). These disappeared for ships of the line in the Regency but became common for frigates, reflecting their new prominence in naval tactics. Swiftness was evoked by names associated with flight (Oiseau, Hirondelle, Aigrette). Mythological names, with marine associations accounted for 145 vessels including Neptune, Néréide, Nymphe, Amphitrite, Protée, Thétis, Jason and Argonaute. No less than six different vessels bore the name Trident. Another category related to the heavens (Lune, Etoile, Vénus, Astrée, Pléide) and the winds (Aquilon, Borée, Eole, Zéphir). Marine hazards could be evoked directly (Ecueil, Orage, Tourbillon) or by mythological reference (Sirène, Méduse); so too, names associated with chance and magic, whether the vagaries of weather or the fortunes of war (Destin, Fortune, Hasard, Circé, Médée, Magicienne, Fée). Celebrated Dutch papermakers Dirk and Cornelis Blauw operated several mills, including De Herder (The Shepherd) and De Ijver (The Diligence) at Zaandjk, and De Oude Blauw (The Old Blue) at Wormeveer. However, the countermark "D & C BLAUW" has been copied and used by many different French papermakers, mainly in the 18th century and also in the 19th. En 1821, le baron Albin Reine Roussin (1781-1854) fut nommé au commandement de la frégate l?'Amazone et de la station navale sur les côtes de l?'Amérique méridionale. Pendant cette campagne, le capitaine Roussin fut promu au grade de contre-amiral (17 août 1822). Rentré en France le 31 décembre 1822, le rear-admiral Roussin arborait de nouveau son pavillon sur la frégate l?'Amphitrite, le 6 juillet 1823. Il ne réclamait pas de repos; on trouvait tout naturel de ne pas lui en accorder. Sur l?'Amphitrite et sur l?'Amazone, qui lui fut bientôt rendue, coursier fidèle dont il connaissait les allures, Roussin prit part aux grandes manoeuvres de l?'escadre d?'évolutions rassemblée sous les ordres d?'un illustre maître, le vice-amiral baron Duperré. La campagne fut courte: commencée le 6 juillet, elle se termina le 27 septembre [1823]. Au mois de juin 1824, il prit, à Brest, le commandement d?'une division de l?'escadre du vice-amiral Duperré, qui manoeuvra pendant trois mois dans l?'océan et la Méditerranée. Le vaisseau le Trident, commandé par M. Morice, capitaine de vaisseau; les frégates l?'Amphitrite, la Vestale, la Nymphe, l?'Armide, et la goélette la Fauvette, sous les ordres de MM. le comte d?'Oysonville, Pelleport, Cuvillier, Villaret de Joyeuse, capitaines de vaisseau, et Mauclerc, lieutenant de vaisseau, sont partis de Brest le 16 juillet 1824. M. le vice-amiral baron Duperré a son pavillon à bord du Trident, et celui du contre-amiral baron Roussin flotte à bord de l?'Amphitrite. Ces bâtiments se rendent devant Cadix. . Very Good.

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      Buenos Aires, 1824. Quarto. Contemporary three-quarter morocco and marbled boards. Covers faded, spine lightly abraded, paper label chipped. Internally very clean, report and appendix in a clear, legible hand in ink; additional contemporary notes throughout the text in pencil. Text preceded by twenty- six blank leaves, with tabs for the letters of the alphabet, one indented on each leaf (one blank leaf has pasted remnant of printed text). In fine condition. In a half morocco and cloth box. This manuscript report prepared by British consul-general Woodbine Parish for the British government regarding the political and economic situation in Argentina in the mid- 1820s was a crucial step in the recognition of Argentina's statehood by any European power. Parish was an experienced British diplomat who, prior to going to South America, had served in diplomatic roles in Sicily, Naples, Paris, Aix-la-Chapelle, and the Ionian Islands. "In 1823 the government determined to send out political agents to the Spanish American States, and Parish was appointed commissioner and consul-general to Buenos Ayres....After he had sent home a report upon the state of the people and their newly constituted government, full powers were sent to him in 1824 to negotiate with them a treaty of amity and commerce. This was concluded on 2 Feb. 1825 at Buenos Ayres, and was the first treaty made with any of the new states of America, and the first recognition of their national existence by any European power" - DNB. The present manuscript is evidently that report, which persuaded the British Government to recognize Argentina and impressed the Foreign Office sufficiently that they promoted Parish to negotiate it. Parish's account begins with a brief critical history of the colonies under Spanish rule. He writes: "The origin of the events which have separated the colonies from Spain may be traced to a variety of well known causes: oppressed, misgoverned and misguided as they long had been, it was not to be expected that in this enlightened and liberal age they would much longer continue in the state of degraded and odious subjection in which they had been hitherto held." In regards to the vice royalty of Buenos Aires declaring independence from Spain, he adds that internal "public opinion was long undecided as to the course to be adopted….But, though the doctrines of liberty were declared, it was…found to be no easy task to establish a government for a people brought up in such a state of servility and debasement as hardly to have a distant notion of the blessings of free institutions." Parish mentions various military operations between 1815 and 1820, leading to a state of disorganization and disorder. It was under these conditions that a government was formed in 1821 which focused on affairs in Buenos Aires and good provincial administration. "A radical and systematic reform commenced which has produced in little more than three years results beyond the most sanguine expectations: From a state of anarchy and confusion the people of Buenos Ayres are now raised to a prosperity hitherto unknown to them, and are at present in the enjoyment of the blessings of a good, well organized, and stable government." The remainder of the report is devoted to institutions which have been "established or promoted, and which give them a claim to the eternal gratitude of their countrymen." These include a representative system of government, executive power, a law on the inviolability of private property (extended to foreigners residing in the country), a general amnesty, and the official gazette "in which all the acts of the government were laid before the public. This was a new measure and obtained for them a very general degree of confidence." For all of these institutions, additional documentation is provided in the appendix in the original Spanish and often in English translation. Parish is particularly impressed with cultural changes under independence. "But the most striking change which has been effected at Buenos Ayres is that with respect to religious opinions: the power of the priesthood under the dominion of Spain was almost absolute and the most intolerant doctrines of the Catholic Religion alone were promulgated and severely maintained. Freedom of conscience and of opinions has arisen out of the revolution." The author is equally impressed with the state of education, writing that "no measure however of this government is of greater consequence than the exertions for the promotion of education." He notes the establishment of public schools, colleges for the moral and natural sciences and a university for the clergy. Parish adds that a library of approximately 20,000 volumes "has been opened to the public which is well arranged and is daily increasing and several scientific societies have been formed....It is a new feeling in this country and acts with the greater forces after the state of ignorance and seclusion in which this people had been so long kept under the old Spanish system under which even the importation of books excepting upon religious subjects was utterly prohibited." The report includes descriptions of liberty of the press, administration of justice, confederation and population of the provinces, finances (additional information for which is provided in the appendix and the addenda), the Banda Oriental, the war department, and the country's foreign relations. Regarding international relations, the report indicates that "the foreign relations of Buenos Ayres have been confined to treaties of alliance and defence with some of the other free states of South America ['Chile and Colombia only' is added in pencil] and to an exchange of diplomatic missions with the United States." Parish notes that for other countries, only official representatives authorized by their governments can negotiate with the newly independent government of Buenos Aires. In concluding, Parish provides a positive review of the current conditions in Argentina and the potentials for British involvement in the future. "The errors of the past will be shunned for the future; and the benefits of a good government which has been at last established are now quite sufficiently known and understood to ensure the support of all classes of the people. Every day adds to its more and physical strength, as education advances so will the state, as foreign commerce increases, so will the prosperity and resources of the country. Nature has done her utmost in climate and situation, and it only remains for civilized man in these regions to make the most of those inestimable blessings which providence on the one hand has bestowed upon him and a paternal government on the other is anxious by all possible means to improve." After this report was received by the British government for internal consideration, Parish was charged with negotiating a treaty of amity and commerce, in which Great Britain recognized Argentina, the first formal recognition of any of the former Spanish colonies in the Americas by a European power, and the second country in the Western Hemisphere with which England had diplomatic relations (the other being the United States). "As a mark of his Majesty's gracious approbation" Parish was appointed chargé d'affaires to the new republic, a position he held from 1825 until 1832. His clear and well documented report, including appendix and addenda, along with his positive impressions for British advancement, ensured his continued diplomatic service in Buenos Aires. In 1838, his full account on Argentina's history, geography, and geology, BUENOS AYRES AND THE PROVINCES OF THE RIO DE LA PLATA: THEIR PRESENT STATE, TRADE, AND DEBT, was published. In 1837, Parish was knighted for his diplomatic services in Latin America.

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      Pisano, Pisa 1824 - Edizione: Prima edizione . Pagine: 6+62 tavole . Illustrazioni: 28 incisioni per l'Odissea e 34 l'Iliade . Formato: 8° . Rilegatura: Cartonato marmorizzato con dorso in tela nocciola . Stato: Buono . Caratteristiche: Da Giovanni Flaxman (Johnn II°1755-1826) il più grande scultore inglese, Grassi prende l'ispirazione per creare le sue meravigliose incisioni dedicando le sue opere, per l'Odissea a Monsignor Ignazio Metropolitano ed Arcivescovo della Valacchia, e l'Iliade a Sebastiano Ciampi, Regio Corrispondente in Italia, della suprema real commissione dei culti e della istruzione pubblica del regno di Pollonia. Volume fatto ad album (23x31) esemplare molto raro a trovarsi . Bruniture.La linearità e la purezza sono il pregio di queste incisioni. .

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      London, 1824. Folding frontis. Modern half morocco and paper covered boards, morocco label, gilt. Slight offsetting on maps and plates, but generally a clean, very good copy. Sabin states that Bullock was "the first English traveller in Mexico since Father Gage in 1640." He arrived there in 1823, landing at Veracruz, ascended to Mexico City, and spent most of his visit in the city or its immediate surroundings in the valley of Mexico. The text details much of contemporary Mexican life, while the fine plates, based on Bullock's own drawings, show natives and landscapes. Particularly striking is the panoramic view of the valley of Mexico, which serves as a folding frontispiece. The two folding maps show the city of Mexico as it was when Bullock visited it, and ancient Mexico City. The attractive colored plates show Mexican dress.

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        TALES OF A TRAVELLER. By Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseudonym] ... In Two Volumes ...

      London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street,. 1824. original blue-gray boards with recent gray spines, original printed paper labels (rubbed and chipped) preserved, untrimmed.. Lord Rancliffe's copy (probably George, Lord Rancliffe 1785-1850). with his signatures at top right edges of front covers and top right. edges of each title page. Boards worn at edges, a very good copy with. clean, fine interior. (#151580). First edition. 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" (Benjamin Franklin Fisher IV, Bleiler [ed], Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror, p. 689). "Irving was America's first major literary celebrity and enjoyed a long, successful career free from the kind of tragedy that tormented contemporaries such as Hawthorne and Poe, though it eventually added a romantic glow to their reputations -- everyone loves a tormented genius. Irving, as a master of both comic and tragic material, has suffered in posterity from the difficulty readers have in reconciling the two. Like so many other writers who have appreciated how humor and horror serve as foils for each other (consider Dickens, Twain, W. W. Jacobs, Barry Pain among others) his dark side tends to be minimized in the pubic eye. This collection shows both sides, and also shows Irving at work misdirecting readers in order to shield himself from the charge so commonly directed at fiction in this period, that it was frivolous nonsense, or worse." - Robert Eldridge. "Irving's supernatural fiction is still fresh -- amusing or horrible as the case may be -- and much worth reading." - E. F. Bleiler, Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 224-5. This British edition includes five pieces (one of which is "The Adventure of the German Student") which are not in the first U.S. edition, published in Philadelphia by Carey and Lea in 1824 in four paper-covered parts. A revised and extended two-volume U.S. edition, including the five pieces omitted from the first U.S. edition, was published in New York by C. S. Van Winkle in 1825. "TALES OF A TRAVELLER (1824), much neglected and often maligned by critics, contains some of Irving's best art in the supernatural mode." - Fisher, Supernatural, p. 688. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 2-92. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 1-47 (in reference to "The German Student" as a tale of terror). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 885. Survey of Modern Fantastic Literature IV, pp. 1557-9. Tymn, Horror Literature, 1-182 (in reference to "The German Student" as a Gothic). Bleiler (1978), p. 107. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Langfeld and Blackburn, pp. 25-6. BAL 10115 (noted state B, priority not established). See Wright (I) 1449 and 1450.

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      Buenos Aires, 1824. Contemporary Argentinean calf, boards and spine gilt. Binding slightly rubbed, corners bumped and worn. Some corrosion in upper blank margins at beginning and end of text due to oxidation of old stain, not affecting text. Margins of text lightly dampstained. Folding plate has small dampstains, a few small clean tears along folds with no loss. Rear free endpaper detached but present. Still, a very good copy. The scarce first edition of the first anthology of Argentinean poetry, a fundamental work for the study of Argentinean literature in the early independence era. Bound in Argentina in full gilt-stamped calf, the work is complete with the folding plate of engraved music and words for the "Cancion Patriotica." In a preface dated May 25, 1823, the anonymous editor writes that the poetic pieces and simple verse produced in Buenos Aires during the War of Independence were compiled and published by the desire to rescue the works of the warriors and patriots from oblivion. The anthology contains numerous types of verse including songs, cantos, odes, hymns, marches, inscriptions, "cielitos," "octavas," "decimas," "letrillas," and sonnets. A scarce copy of this foundation work for Argentinean literature, in a contemporary, finely gilt Argentinean binding. OCLC records three copies in the United States plus Oxford and the National Library of Chile.

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      Lisbon, 1824. Quarto. Original green boards. Spine perished, front board detached, slight wear to extremities. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth box. A previously unknown diary of Henry Dearborn's wife, kept while he was serving as minister plenipotentiary in Portugal. Dearborn (1751-1829) had a distinguished career as an officer in both the American Revolution and the War of 1812. He served as Secretary of War, collector of the port of Boston, and as a congressman from Massachusetts. In 1822 he was appointed minister to Portugal by James Monroe, a post he held for two years. He was accompanied in Portugal by his wife, Sarah Bowdoin (widow of James Bowdoin, 1752-1811). During her first year in Lisbon, Sarah Dearborn kept no diary, and she explains this fact in the first entry of the present diary. Beginning on July 9, 1823 and continuing through the voyage home a year later, she kept the present daily journal. Entries range in length from one or two sentences to two full pages and more. Almost every entry describes in detail the Dearborns' dinner companions, noting the positions of the men, and the social attributes of the women. The arrival and departure of dignitaries is always noted. The diarist comments on local customs, houses, living arrangements (of both the foreign officials and of the locals), street crime, etc. She was a close observer of the domestic situations of her companions: their children, personalities, education, and general accomplishments. In all, a superb journal, offering a fine insight into the public as well as the domestic life of an American diplomat's family in western Europe in the early 19th century. The journal is completely unknown, having descended in the Dearborn family until the present time.

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        Merchants' Accounts; or book-keeping according to the Italian method of double entry.

      London: Printed for John Chappell (Successor to Mr. Langford,) Sold by Sherwood, Jones and Co., and Simpkin & Marshall, , 1824. Octavo in 4s (207 x 125 mm), pp. 152. Contemporary tree sheep, unlettered spine ruled in blind. Ownership inscription of Benjamin Noyes dated July 1825 on front free endpaper. Joints rubbed and partly cracked but still firm, spine ends and corners worn, rear free endpaper lacking. Two leaves slightly sprung, lightly soiled in places with some ink annotation and splash marks; a good copy. Later edition, first published in 1808.

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        Abbildungen aus der Naturgeschichte.

      F. Schulthess,, Zürich, 1824 - Zürich, F. Schulthess, (1824-28). Folio. S. 1-20, S. 27-112. Mit lithogr. Titel und 41 meist kolorierten lithogr. Tafeln. Leinenband der Zeit mit verg. Deckeltitel. Nissen, ZBI 3669. - Erste Ausgabe. Die Tafeln jeweils mit mehreren Darstellungen von Säugetieren, Vögeln, Reptilien, Fischen u. Pflanzen. - Ohne typografischen Titel. Durchgehend leicht stockfleckig. Einband berieben und fleckig. Der vordere Falz mit Leinenband verstärkt. Leinenband der Zeit mit verg. Deckeltitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Robinson suisse, ou journal d'un père de famille naufragé avec ses enfants. Traduit de l'allemand de M. Viss (sic = Wyss) par Mme de Montolieu, 3 vols. Avec la suite de Mme de Montolieu en 3 vols. Ens. 6 volumes.

      Paris, Arthur Bertrand, 1820 - 1824, - in-8vo, XIX, 274 p. / 263 p. / 250 p. ornés de douze figures en taille-douce, et de la carte de l'Ile déserte en dépl. / (deuxième série ?Continué par.?, 246 p. / 213 p. / 182 p., avec 2 frontispices, ex. avec deux pet. étiquettes de libraires au verso du premier plat ?Vendu par Frère. à Rouen? et ?Libr. Jean Clavreuil. à Paris?, gardes marbrés, plein basane d'époque, dos lisse richement orné or, dentelles sur les plats. Qqs reliures et charnières un peu abimés, sinon bel exemplaire. Mme de Montolieu publiait sa première traduction à Paris en 1816. Notre édition de 1820 avec indication 3ème édition en 3 vols. in-12, n'est pas citée dans les bibliographies. La suite en 3 vols également, de 1824, porte sur le titre: ".Continué par Mme Isabelle Baronne de Montolieu". Précédé d'une préface adressée à M. J. Rodolphe Wyss, dans laquelle Mme de Montolieu explique comment elle a été amenée à donner une suite au Robinson Suisse (Quérard T. 6, p. 270).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Seebass 1624; Gummucian 4909 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lehrbuch der Geometrie nebst ihrer ausgedehnten Anwendung auf die Loesung geometrischer Probleme. Vorzüglich zum Gebrauche für Schulen.

      München, Verlag des Verfassers, 1824. - 8°. Mit 4 gef., lith. Tafeln. VIII, 214 SS., 1 Bl. Roter Maroquin d. Zt. mit reicher Rvg., goldgepr. Rtitel, goldgepr. ornament. Deckelbordüren auf beiden Deckeln, Stehkantenvergoldung sowie mit Goldschnitt (minimal fleckig). Erste Ausgabe.- Wunderschöner und prachtvoller Einband aus der Bibliothek des Großvaters von Kaiserin Elisabeth &#132;Sisi" von Österreich, Herzog Pius August in Bayern (geb. am 2. August 1786 in Landshut; gest. am 3. August 1837 in Bayreuth). Der Verfasser R. Unruh war Doktor der Philosophie und königlich baierischer wirklicher Professor der Mathematik im königlichen Kadetten-Corps zu München. Das Buch widmete er dem "General-Major und Commandanten des Königl. Baier. Cadeten-Corps Georg von Tausch, Ritter des Civil-Verdienst-Ordens der baier. Krone". - Minimal gebräunt u. vereinzelt gering braunfleckig. Naturwissenschaften [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le nouveau testament de notre seigneur Jésus-Christ... seconde édition Américaine

      Boston: J.H.A. Frost 12mo (18.2 cm, 7.1"). 379, [5 (1 blank)] pp.. 1824 Early American edition of the translation by eminent Swiss Protestant Jean Frédéric Ostervald, based on a Paris edition and following 1811 and 1814 U.S. printings. Likely intended for use among French Canadians and French émigrés in the United States, this is a good example of an early American printing of a complete Testament, either Old or New, in French. Contemporary speckled sheep, worn and abraded, spine with gilt-stamped leather title label. Front pastedown with early numerical inscription. Outer margins of last few leaves waterstained; some pages with mild cockling or light spotting, others with varying degrees of age-toning.

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      LEFEVRE 1824 - R320077996: CC + 269 + 411 + 499 + 457 + 547 + 429 + 382 + 571 pages - Queqlues gravures en noir et blanc frontispice - Plats et contre-plats jaspés - Coins émoussés - Dos à 4 nerfs - Titre et tomaison dorés aux dos - Coiffes en tete et pied frottés. 3 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES. SOMMAIRE : T1 : Preface de l'Editeur - Vie de Moliere - Histoire de la troupe de Moliere - L'ETORUDI, oul es scontre-temps - LE DEPIT AMOUREUX + T2 : les precieuses ridicules + Sganarelle ou le Cocu imaginaire - Don Garcie de Navarre, ou le Prince JAloux - T2 : L'ecole des maris - LEs facheux + T3 : L'ecole des femmes - LA critique de l'ecole des femmes - L'impromptu de Versailles - La mariage forcé (comédie en 1 acte) - Le mariage forcé (ballet du Roi) - LA princesse d'Elide - Les plaisirs de l'Ile enchantée + T4 : Don Juan ou le festin de Pierre - Don Juan ou le festin de Pierre par Thomas Corneille - L'Amour medecin - Le misanthrope + T5 : le medecin malgré lui - Melicerte, pastorale heroique - Le sicilien ou l'amour peintre - Le tartuffe 1er, 2e et 3e placet présentés au roi - Amphitryon + L'avare - George Dandin - Relation de la fete de Versailles - Monsieur de Pourceaugnac + T7 : Les amants magnifiques - Le bourgeois gentilhomme - Psyche+ T8 : Les fourberries de Scapin - LA comtesse d'Escarbagnas - LEs femmes savantes - Le malade imaginaire- Poesies diverses. In-4 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        President Monroe Grants Land in Illinois

      Washington, D. C., June 22, 1824. 13" x 8.5". "Partly Printed Document Signed ""James Monroe"" as President, 1p, 13"" x 8.5"". Washington, D.C., June 22, 1824. Countersigned ""Geo Graham"" as Commissioner of the General Land Office. On vellum. Creases, soiling. Completely legible. 2""-diameter seal affixed with red wax at lower left. Good condition.In part, ""Know Ye That William Whitechurch of St. Clair County having deposited in the General Land Office, a Certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Kaskaskia whereby it appears that full payment has been made for the North East quarter of Section thirty six ... containing one Hundred and Sixty acres...""Kaskaskia served as the capital of Illinois Territory from 1809 until statehood was gained in 1818, and then as the state capital until 1819."

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        TA., Ansicht, "Aussicht vom Brauhausberge bei Potsdam, über einen Theil der Stadt und die umliegende Gegend".

      - Lithographie ( Druck königl. lith. Institut ) n. Lütke jun. b. Lüderitz in Berlin, dat. 1824, 36,7 x 47,7 Selten! Nicht bei Giersberg/Schendel, nicht bei Drescher/Kroll. - Frühe Lithographie bei Lüderitz. - Blick vom Brauhausberg zur Havel, links die Heilig Geist Kirche, i. Hgr. rechts der Babelsberg, im Vordergrund das Kadettenhaus.

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        Histoire des ducs de Bourgogne de la maison de Valois 1364-1477 EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Ladvocat, 1824. Fine. Ladvocat, Paris 1824-1826, 13,5x21cm, 12 volumes reliés. - first edition. Binders full caramel glazed calf, back with four nerves purposes set with ornate golden dotted with golden boxes decorated in their centers a typographical motif stamped cold and their angles with golden floral motifs, parts of title and volume number of brown morocco chocolate, light spots on the back, framing of double net gilded on the boards, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, marbled, dotted gilded on the cuts, elegant bindings of the time. Library storage labels glued heads of contreplats. The table volume is lacking in our copy. Beautiful copy established in perfect contemporary binding in glazed calf. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en plein veau glacé caramel, dos à quatre fins nerfs sertis de pointillés dorés ornés de caissons dorés agrémentés en leurs centres d'un motif typographique estampé à froid et en leurs angles de motifs floraux dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin marron chocolat, taches claires sur les dos, encadrement de doubles filets dorés sur les plats, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, encadrement d'une dentelle noire sur les contreplat, tranches marbrées, deux coins légèrement émoussés sans gravité, pointillés dorés sur les coupes, élégantes reliures de l'époque. Etiquettes de rangement bibliothèque encollées en têtes des contreplats. Le volume de table fait défaut à notre exemplaire. Bel exemplaire établi dans une parfaite reliure uniforme de l'époque en veau glacé.

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        PORTFOLIO AND FRAGMENTS, RELATIVE TO THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY PALATINE AND DUCHY OF LANCASTER. In three Parts with Additions, stitched, and two large Pedigrees, Portraits, Prints, a large sheet Map of the County, and upwards of 1600 engraved Coats of Arms and Quarterings of Lancashire Families and their alliances

      Liverpool: The Editor, 1824. Second edition, with Additions.. 4to. (13 x 8.5 inches). Consists of half-title. portrait frontis, title for 1824 second edition, title for 1817 edition, dedication page, Preface, List of Subscribers, Contents, fold-out map, fold-out plan. 152 pages completes Part I. The Second Part [dated 1817] continues the pagination through to page 302. Part The Third [Appendix] has cviii pages. 21 full-page plates [some with 2 images]. 5 fold-outs, including an engraved portrait. Original full decorated Russia gilt with five raised bands and decorated panels. Edges of boards gilded, with wide inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. A.e.g. Outer joints rubbed, with slight split measuring approx 1.5 inches to lower joint of front board, not affecting the integrity of the book. A very good, tight, sound copy in a handsome binding. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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      Paris: Chez Ladvocat (1824). 172pp - Paris: Chez Ladvocat (1824). 172pp. This anonymously published novel about a young black African woman and her life in a French household, considered to be the first effort serious effort by a white writer to explore the relationship of blacks and whites. Duras's novel Edouard followed in 1825 and explored similarly unconventional issues of sexuality. The original edition of Ourika appeared in a very small edition of perhaps a dozen copies- this edition appeared the same year. A very good copy contemporary boards, bookplates on front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Litho.- Karte, nach Liesganig b. K.K. Oest. Generalquartiermeisterstabe, "Koenigreich Galizien und Lodomerien. Herausgegeben im Jahre 1790 von Liesganig . vermehrt und verbessert . im Jahre 1824".

      - dat. 1824, ca. 150 x 190 cm. Dörflinger, Österreichische Karten des 18. bzw. 19. Jahrh., Kapitel 2.6 für die von Liesganig erstellte, erstmalig 1794 herausgegebene Karte. Die vorliegende Karte ist bei Dörflinger nicht mehr aufgeführt, da nach 1820 erschienen. - Hier vorliegend als Faltkarte in 11 Teilen und 132 Segmenten auf Leinwand montiert. Maßstab 1: 115.000. Mit dem Originalschuber der Zeit ( stärker berieben und bestoßen). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres de Descartes, publiées par Victor Cousin. Complete in 12 volumes.

      Paris, F.G. Levrault, 1824-1826. (VI), 503, (IV) 545, (IV) 526, (IV) 532, (IV) 543, (IV) (IV) 538, (IV) 457, (IV) 634, (IV) 574, (IV) 560, (IV) (VIII) 460 pp. Halfleather bindings with marbled boards and endpapers, decorated bookblocks.*top and bottom spines slightly damaged, boards slightly rubbed, old librarystamps and ex libris on titlepages, owner's name, paper here and there slighlty foxed, in some volumes a few underlinings in pencil, edges of the boards somewhat damaged, plate 9 and 10 slightly damaged, otherwise good condition, nice set*.Volume 12 in oblong halfleather binding with marbled boards and endpapers containing 45 plates (10, 3, 10, 11, 3, 3, 2, 3 plates)Victor Cousin, (born Nov. 28, 1792, Paris? died Jan. 13, 1867, Cannes, France), French philosopher, educational reformer, and historian whose systematic eclecticism made him the best known French thinker in his time.At the École Normale in 1811 Cousin was influenced by his studies of the philosophers P. Laromiguière, E.B. de Condillac, and John Locke. He was soon impressed also by the Common Sense school in Scottish philosophy and by François Maine de Biran and Pierre-Paul Royer-Collard, whose assistant he later became. After teaching briefly at the École Normale, Cousin travelled in Germany (1817?18), where he met and was influenced by G.W.F. Hegel and Friedrich Schelling. In 1820, after antiliberal political feeling grew in France, Cousin was deprived of his assistantship, and the École Normale was closed in 1822. He then went to Germany, where for six months he was imprisoned (1824?25) on a political charge still not identified. In the early 1820s he wrote Fragments philosophiques (1826), completed editions of the works of the Greek Neoplatonic philosopher Proclus and of René Descartes, and began his translation of the works of Plato.Reinstated at the reopened École Normale (1826) in 1828, Cousin lectured on philosophy and won unprecedented popularity. For the next 20 years he dominated the field in France. He became a member of the council of public instruction (1830), of the Académie Française (1831), and of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques (1832). In 1832 he was named a peer of France and two years later was made a director of the École Normale. After a visit to Germany to study educational methods, he drafted the bill (presented by the statesman François Guizot in 1833) that brought about landmark reforms in French primary education. When Guizot became prime minister in 1840, Cousin was appointed minister of public instruction.('Cousin launched the modern French Descartes revival with his enthousiastic but hasty edition of the philosopher's work, which served by nearly 80 years' (Greogor Sebba. Bibliographia Cartesiana: A critical guide to the Descartes literature, 1800-1960)

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        Alken's New Sketch-Book

      London Fuller 1824 - Alken, Henry Thomas (1784-1851). "Alken's New Sketch-Book". London: Fuller, (1824). In-4 oblong, 22:29 cm (8 3/4 x 11 1/2 inch.). Titelpage and 40 orig. soft ground etchings (vernis mou) by H. T. Alken after his own drawings, printed May - Aug. 1823 (hunting, horses, horse-racing, dogs etc). Orig. half-leather binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Publius Virgilius Maro ex recensione et cum notis Chr. Gottl. Heynii, (komplett in 5 Bänden),,

      Paris, apud C. Gosselin, et L. Mame-Delaunay, 1824 - XXVII, 433 (2); 392 (1); 416 (1); 414; 528 Seiten, Sehr schönes Exemplar mit wenigen Stockfleckchen Sprache: Deutsch 8°, rotes Oldr auf 4 Bünden mit reizender Deckelprägung und goldener Rückenbeschriftung

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        The Works. A New Edition. With an Essay on his Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq.

      London: Thomas Tegg et al 1824 - 12 vols. 8vo. (22 x 13 cm.). Contemporary blind-stamped purple calf, spines faded to brown, gilt decorated with green labels. Marbled endpapers. Ex libris Adolphus Carey A very good set. Portrait frontispiece. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Choisies. Précédées d'une nouvelle Notice sur sa vie et ses Ouvrages

      Crapelet 1824 Deux volumes in - 8 (234 x 162 mm), maroquin marron, dos à cinq nerfs orné à la fanfare, dentelle entourant les plats, filet sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (relié vers 1850). (quelques défauts et frottements, coins usés, rousseurs). / / Two octavo volumes (234 x 162 mm), brown morocco, spine richly tooled raised on five bands, fillet on turns - in, dentelle inside, gilt edges (bound around 1850). (some defects and rubbings, corners used, brownings).

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        Essai sur les Cryptogames des écorces exotiques officinales. Précédé d'une Méthode lichénographique, et d'un Genera, avec des considérations sur la reproduction des agames; orné de 33 planches coloriées, donnant plus de 130 figures de plantes cryptogames nouvelles; dédié à l'Académie royale de médecine

      Firmin Didot père et fils, Paris 1824 - Folio (310 x 235mm). 33 hand-colored engraved plates by Poiteau, Dumesnil and Monsaldy, plus large folding plate at end of Introduction. Original dark blue paper boards, edges uncut; (tear into text on p. 59 and discoloration at upper hinge, lightly toned at edges, all plates fresh and bright). Early inscription with shelf mark "S.f.a 48." Library stamp of the Societé de Lecture of Geneva to title. Library label (Histoire Naturelle Botanique #1101) to rear pastedown. First Edition of this extraordinarily rare work on pharmaceutical plants. Antoine Fée was a French botanist who authored works on botany, mycology, and pharmacology. He was a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine and several learned societies, and later an instructor at teaching hospitals, firstly in Lille in 1825 then Strasbourg in 1832, when he was promoted to M.D. and professor of botany. Fée was also responsible for the botanical garden in Strasbourg until the city was taken by the Prussians at the end of their war with France. In 1874, the year of his death, Fée was elected as the president of the Société botanique de France. He first published this essay, Essai sur les Cryptogames de écorces exotiques officinales (Essay on the Cryptogams that grow on Exotic Medicinal Barks) in 1824, thereafter a supplement appeared in 1837. At the time he was working primarily as a cryptogamist; working on ferns, lichens, and fungi. In these comprehensive studies, Fée was primarily focused on tropical and medicinal plants and extensively describes lichen material which fit into these categories. Notably, many of this genus of lichen were first established by Fée. At the rear are 33 full-page plates depicting the lichen species with official Latin genus names in captions below. The illustrations are distinct and remain colorful and bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A letter to His Grace the Duke of Northumberland, on the very extraordinary transactions of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, relative to His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, (their President), and the author

      London, published by Sams, bookseller to H.R.H. the Duke of York; Hatchard and Son; and John Letts, Jun. 1824. 8vo., 38 + (2)pp., contemporary maroon straightgrain morocco, fully gilt and panelled with raised bands, gilt edges and inner gilt dentelles, with a small contemporary ms title label on upper cover. A fine presentation copy with a long signed inscription by the author presenting this copy to Lord Eldon> (1751-1838), the Lord Chancellor, and with Eldon's armorial bookplate. First edition: apparently rare. Goldsmiths 24064. COPAC adds only the BL copy. A pamphlet justifying and explaining Simmons's allegation that at the 1823 anniversary meeting of the Society of Arts, the loyal toast to the King was attended with silence, and not the customary boyish cheers. In the writer's view, silence after the loyal toast, was nothing short of bad manners. The other 'extraordinary transaction' was the choice of a vice-president, namely William Tooke (1777-1863), the lawyer and promoter of arts and literature, and his decision to accept Simmons's resignation from membership of the Society on the grounds that the lack of cheering at the loyal toast represented a political statement.

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        Pigot & Co.'s Metropolitan Guide & Book of Reference To every Street, Court, Lane, Passage, Alley And Public Building, In The Cities Of London & Westminster, The Borough of Southwark, and their Respective Suburbs .

      London & Manchester: Directory Office 24 Basing Lane & Fountain St. respectively 1824 - 8vo. (18 x 11.5 cm). pp. title+155. Contemporary half sheep, original paper boards with publisher's yellow printed title label to upper board, gilt rules to spine. Old ownership inscription of a Wm.[?] Gray to front pastedown. Head and foot of spine worn, binding somewhat solied and rubbed. Upper right margin of map shaved close, small split at intersection of one fold, otherwise a good example. Folding plan of London with original hand colouring, titled: Pigot & Co.'s Miniature Map of London & Vicinity. pp. 5-62 provides a "Brief Account of London", pp. 63-155 features an alphabetical list of streets, public buildings, etc. etc. Howgego, No. 284 for the plan. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Isaac Walton; including Notices of his Contemporaries

      London: Septimus Prowett, Strand, 1824. Second edition, large paper copy, one of a small number of copies (Coigney says only 8 copies). With 21 full-page engravings by Thomas Gosden (14 marked proof") on India paper, mounted, and title page and chapter-heading vignettes. Extra-illustrated with a proof state of the portrait of Walton by Housman, engraved by Audinet. [2], ii, 93 pp. Printed by C. Smith, Strand. 1 vols. 4to. Full diced russia, boards tooled in blind with a gilt rule border, a.e.g. Rebacked, with period tooling. Bookplate of Thomas Wilson. Some foxing of mounting leaves (generally not affecting text or plates), else a fine, fresh copy. Gosden, Thomas. Second edition, large paper copy, one of a small number of copies (Coigney says only 8 copies). With 21 full-page engravings by Thomas Gosden (14 marked proof") on India paper, mounted, and title page and chapter-heading vignettes. Extra-illustrated with a proof state of the portrait of Walton by Housman, engraved by Audinet. [2], ii, 93 pp. Printed by C. Smith, Strand. 1 vols. 4to. LARGE PAPER COPY. Coigney, p. 406 ; Westwood & Satchell, p. 245

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        Topographisch-historische Beschreibung der Stadt Mühlhausen in Thüringen : Aus verschiedenen alten Handschriften zusammengetragen. Mit einem Plane und Grundrisse nebst Abbildungen der Kirchen etc.

      Mühlhausen, Druck und Lithographie von Ernst Wilhelm Röbling, 1824.. Lithogr. Titel, XXIV (Liste der Subskribenten u. Inhaltsverz.), VIII (Thore- Kirchen- u. Strassenverz.), 432 S., in Fraktur, mit 16 einfarbigen u. 5 kolor. Lithographien. 8°, Ledereinband, Rundum-Goldschnitt, Goldprägungen, Einband mit Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten alters- sowie papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, Name im Vorsatz und als Prägung auf dem Buchdeckel, Buchblock teilweise gelöst, antiquarisch gut erhaltenes Exemplar, ANGEBUNDEN: Beschreibung des Popperoder Brunnens und seiner Umgebung nebst auserlesenen, an beiden Secularbrunnenfesten theils abgesungenen, theils vorgetragenen Gedichten und musilkalischen Beilagen. Hierzu das Bildniß des Burgenmeisters Gregorius Fleischhauers und einer Abbildung des Popperoder Brunnenfestes (diese zwei Bilder wohl in ersten Teil des Buches eingebunden). Mühlhausen, Röbling 1825. 22 S.- Laden klein 8.

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        El porqué de la Música, ó sea primeros elementos del noble arte de la Música, y Método fácil que contienen la teórica y práctica del Canto de Organo, y un compendio ó breve explicacion fundamental del Canto Llano, y Canto Figurado. Segun varios autores. Para la instruccion de la juventud.

      Barcelona, imprenta de José Torner, 1824. - in-4. Frontispice. 4ff. 88pp. 2ff. Demi-maroquin postérieur, dos à nerfs orné. Edition Originale illustrée d'un joli frontispice gravé représentant le "Cercle Musical" dessiné au compas par l'auteur, dont le portrait est reproduit en son centre. Le volume contient de nombreuses partitions musicales imprimées dans le texte. Cet ouvrage didactique sur la musique, imprimé en espagnol à Barcelone où l'auteur était professeur, fut réédité pour la première fois en facsimile en 2009. Quelques rousseurs et traces de manipulation. Palau, 23007.

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        The Book of Fallacies: From Unfinished Papers of Jeremey Bentham by a Friend.

      John & H.L. Hunt, London 1824 - TP + [iii]-v = Editor's Preface + [vii]-xi = Contents + [[1]-411, Octavo. First Edition. One of Two Theoretical Works - from his "Unfinished Papers"Besides a variety of pamphlets on a large number of topics, the only major work that Bentham polished and released for publication during his lifetime was the Introduction to the Prinicples of Morals and Legislation issued in 1789. However, he did allow two of his more theoretical works to be published after being edited from his "unfinished papers" by his hand-picked editors. This work was prepared for publication and edited by Peregrine Bingham (the other theoretical work, Rationale of Judicial Evidence was edited by John Stuart Mill). As the title states, this book deals with fallacies and outlines a number of types: Fallacies of Authority, of of Danger, of Delay, of Confusion before launching into an exhaustive treatment of the causes of these fallacies. Original boards, stained and well worn around the edges of the spine. With a printed label on the spine: "The Book of Fallacies 12s. Boards". Binding separating before the title page but secure along the upper two inches. Uncut with wide margins. A completely unsophisticated, but authentic contemporary copy. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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