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        Allgemeine deutsche Real - Encyclopädie für die gebildeten Stände. (Conversations - Lexicon). In zehn Bänden.

      Brockhaus,, Leipzig, 1824 - 6. Original - Auflage. 11 Bde. (einschließlich Supplement - Band). Leipzig, Brockhaus, 1824. 8°. Braune Halbleder - Einbände mit marmorierten Einbandbezügen. Die Rückenschildchen sind nachgedunkelt. Insgesamt wohlerhaltene Reihe einer der ersten Ausgaben des Brockhaus - Lexikon. (s. Foto). Sprache: de Die Rückenschildchen sind nachgedunkelt. Insgesamt wohlerhaltene Reihe einer der ersten Ausgaben des Brockhaus - Lexikon. (s. Foto). Braune Halbleder - Einbände mit marmorierten Einbandbezügen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Herodoti Musae, sive Historiarum Libri IX. Ad veterem Codicum fudem denuo recensuit, continua Interpretatione Latina, Adnotationibus Wesselingii et Valckenarii aliorumque et suis illustravit Johannes Schweighaeuser [-] Nec non M. Aemili Porti [-].

      Londini Excudit T. Davison; Veneunt apub Ricardum Priestley. 1824. - Six volumes, octavo; size of bindings: 5 5/8 in. x 8 5/8 in., Volume 1: halftitle, engraved frontispiece bust of Herodotus; titlepage, engraved map (Tabula Terrae e mente Herodoti descripta); [i]-ccxciii, [1]-368 pp.; Volume 2: half-title; titlepage; [1]-434, 121 pp. + errata on reverse; Volume 3: half-title; titlepage; second titlepage (Glasgow, 1820); [1]-500 pp.; Volume 4: half-title; titlepage; second titlepage (Glasgow, 1820); [1]-500 pp.; Volume 5: half-title, titlepage; [1]-467 pp.; Volume 6: half-title; titlepage; second half-title + second (London, 1823) titlepage: [i]-[xii], unpaginated lexicon printed in double columns; [1]-67 pp. Text is in Greek and Latin. Bound in full, dark brown, diced calf with four raised bands on the spines, and dark green and red leather title labels, gilt-lettered with titles and volume numbers, gilt decorations across spines, double-line gilt borders around covers, gilt tooling on cover edges; headbands, dark brown silk bookmarkers bound in, all edges marbled, with similar marbled paper endpapers. Former owner's printed book labels on each marbled paste-down. Earlier bookplates have been removed from the marbled paste-downs; first blank flyleaf has been removed from volume one; penciled name at top of half-title in volume one: John Ker Glasgow. Spine ends show light wear, some scattered tan spotting to the plates, pages. Overall, in well-preserved condition, in a handsome 19th century leather binding. The scan shows the spines and front cover of two volumes. Weight: 9 1/2 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. (Greek text with Latin). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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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 1821-23, In His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla.

      London: John Murray, 1824. - 4to. pp. 4 p.l., xxx, [1 leaf], 571, [1]errata, [4]ads. 9 engraved & lithographed maps (4 folding) & 30 engraved & aquatint (9) plates (4 folding). 12 text illus. (including diagrams, plan & music). A nice copy in contemporary blind & gilt-stamped calf, rebacked, corners renewed (a few surface abrasions to rear cover, some light foxing & offsetting). armorial bookplate of Edwyn Scudamore Stanhope, with his gilt crest on covers. First Edition. Parry was of the opinion that the Northwest Passage could probably be reached through Hudson's Bay. In 1821, he set out to investigate that possibility and to link up with John Franklin's overland expedition to the Coppermine River, and down to Coronation Gulf. He sailed through Hudson and Frozen Straits, explored Repulse Bay and proceeded west and north to Lyon Inlet. He passed the winter at Winter Island and then resumed his northward voyage, discovering Fury and Hecla Strait. The second winter was spent at Igloolik Island off the northeast coast of the Melville Peninsula.This account of the voyage and explorations conducted contains much information regarding the characteristics and social life of the Esquimaux of the region. Most of the plates, after drawings by Captain Lyon, illustrate the domestic life of the Esquimaux, their fishing and hunting practices, dwellings and tools, &c. An Esquimaux vocabulary is also included. Arctic Bib. 13142. Field 1184. Hill p. 226. Lande 1385. National Maritime Museum I 836. Sabin 58864. Smith 7965. TPL 1295. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        Rosa Damascena / Rosier de Cels

      Firmin Didot], [Paris 1824 - A fine example of a composition by the greatest of all flower painters The present uncoloured plate was printed on ochre paper as it was realized that this gave a pleasing effect. The ochre background enhances the subtle gradations of tone achieved using the stipple engraving technique and gives a unique opportunity to appreciate the unrivalled artistry of both Pierre-Joseph Redouté himself and the master-craftsman he employed to translate his watercolour into a print of the highest quality. Redouté learned, whilst on a visit to London, that the most successful impressions of stipple engravings came from well-used plates. A number of black plates would thus be struck to take the edge off the plate before printing in colours. Redouté's printers struck black impressions - always on a paper with a distinct ochre tint - from the plates, and these early impressions were then combined with later colour-printed examples to form the de luxe issues of 'Les Roses'. Redouté's 'Les Roses' was issued in four formats: a large paper folio with coloured plates, a large paper folio with the plates in two states, folio with coloured plates, and folio with the plates in two states (the present plate comes from this final de luxe form). Gavin Bridson and Donald Wendel, in their magisterial 'Printmaking in the service of botany' catalogue (Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, 1986, item 25) noted that Redouté 'For the interest of connoisseurs' included `a set of black plates as a parallel series to the usual color-printed versions' in 'special issues' of both the present work and his earlier 'Les Liliacées'. The number of these special issues that were produced is unfortunately not recorded but to judge from auction records over the past twenty-five years they are extremely rare: only four complete sets of 'Les Roses' in this format are recorded. The present print therefore comes from an edition that was severely limited, and is certainly much rarer than its colour-printed equivalent. Cf. Cleveland Collections 807; cf. Dunthorne p 232; cf. Hunt Redoutéana 19; cf. Hunt, Printmaking in the Service of Botany 25; cf. Nissen BBI 1599; cf. Pritzel 7455; cf. Ray French 89; cf. Stafleu and Cowan TL2 8748. Stipple engraving, by Chardin, after Redouté, printed by Rémond. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Trattato di Prospettiva Pratica di M. Giacomo Barozzi da Vgnola Con aggiunta di alcuni aut[ores] Disegnato et acqu[afort]o da Alesandro Bossi.

      Novara. 1824 - A handsome Romantic reinterpretation of Vignola's classic Renaissance manual of perspective, Due regole della prospettiva pratica (1582, with many later editions). Elements of Vignola's diagrams are adapted for the oblong format of the book an often updated with figures and buildings in contemporary style. Bossi, about who we have been able to discover almost nothing beyond this manuscript, also adds a fine sequence of 4 coloured illustrations depicting furniture designs in the French Empire style by Percier and 17 superb monochrome views and interiors, 13 of which are in a sequence with their own decorative title-page 'Aggiunta di alcune prospettive ricavae da classici autori' Illustrated manuscript, oblong 4to (195 × 275 mm), pp. [2] (decorative title), [6], 60 (text); plus 60 full page diagrams or drawings in ink and wash, most monochrome, but including 4 (furniture designs) in colour. Some foxing (heaviest on several of the earlier illustrations, some damp-staining to gutters of last 20 or so illustrations, only minimally affecting the images, title laid down, the date on the title to illustrations(also 1824) obliterated. Contemporary half calf, sides recovered to style with marbled paper.

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        TYPOGRAPHIA, or the Printer's Instructor

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1824 Large paper copy of the Roxburghe edition, vol. 1. frontispiece of Caxton, engraved title and regular title page,(8)pp. includes dedication leaf, list of Roxburghe members and an engraved plate of their arms, following is the pedigree of the family of Spencer., xii, 610, (10)pp. index, vol. 2., frontispiece of author, engraved title, reg title, iv, 663, (1) pp, (16)pp. including index, bound in original cloth back boards with original paper labels, Light scattered foxing to title pages, light wear to spines but a fine uncut copy , internally clean and bright, housed in a double decker full dark blue morocco slipcase with chemises. Bigmore & Wyman 1 P. 371 stated that the work was printed in four sizes, the last being called the "Roxburghe copy" and furnished with an additional engraved title page to each volume. The standard work, and in this edition, each page of text is printed within an elaborate typographical border. Appleton, Typographical Tally p. 38.. Octavo.

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        The History, Topography and Antiquities of the County and City of Waterford,

      John Murray, London 1824 - 8vo. Original boards, uncut, printed paper label. x,420pp. plus 4pp publisher's ads. Index. Illustrated with a handcolored folding map and 8 engraved plates (6 folding, some lightly foxed). Light chipping and edgewear, hinges split but holding, else a very good copy. Quite scarce, but downright rare in original boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co.,, 1824. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin; containing Additional Letters, Tracts, and Poems, not hitherto published; with Notes and a Life of the Author by Sir Walter Scott. 19 volumes octavo (220 × 140 mm). Near contemporary green half morocco, marbled boards, title direct to spine, double-rules in blind enclosing the bands, and at the spine and corner edges, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Engraved portrait to the first volume, half-titles bound in. Spines a little dulled, lightly rubbed, occasional scuffing on the bands, chafing at head- and tail-caps, some foxing, a very good set. Second edition improved "by the recovery of original compositions, and by collating, correcting, and enlarging those which already been published" (Advertisement).

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        Miniature Poetical Works

      25 - London - Jones and Co. 1824 - . A rare miniature set in original full calf leather bindings. Famous works of English poetry in a lovely collection ofminiature volumes in gilt-tooled decorated calf. Sixteen Poets, Seventeen Works, allin Eleven Volumes. Volume I: 1825 The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope in Two Volumes, bound as one. Volume II: 1825 Milton's Poetical Works in Two Volumes, bound as one. Volume III: 1824 Poetical Works of Robert Burns in Two Volumes, bound as one. Volume IV: 1825 The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior in Two Volumes, bound as oneVolume V: 1825 The Seasons by James Thomson with 1825 The Triumphs of Temper by William Hayley. Volume VI: 1824Hudibras by Samuel Butler with 1825The English Garden by William Mason. Volume VII:1824 Fablesby John Gaywith 1824The Poetical Works of William Shenstone. Volume VIII: 1825 The Sabbath by James Grahame with 1825 Sacred Dramas by Hannah More. Volume IX: 1825 Poems Chiefly of the Lyric Kind by Isaac Watts with 1823 The Shipwreck by Wiliam Falconer. Volume X: 1823 Poems by William Cowper. Volume XI: 1824 The Poetical Remains of Henry Kirke White with 1824 The Prose Remains of Henry Kirke White. With an engraved portrait and additional title page to each seperate work. Condition: In an originalfull calf binding. Externally, a little rubbed. With a chipto the rear board of volume six. Internally, firmly bound, withslight browning and occasional foxingor marks. Darkened to thetop corner of the pages involume six. There are tidemarks (marginal only)to several of the frontispieces and engraved title pages. The endpapers of volume nine have some marks and closed tears. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Las Confesiones De Nuestro Gran Padre San Augustin, 2 Volumes (Confessions) .

      Don Ramon Verges, Madrid, Spain 1824 - 16mo - 15 x 10 cm.; Volume 1: 511 pp. Volume 2: 523 pp. Plus 4 page catalog of "Las obras que se hallan venales en al porteria de San Felipe el Real, convento de PP. Agustinos de Madrid". Gilt lettering on spine in a red title panel. Moderate wear to the extremities (rubbed corners and worn at the tips). Interiors are remarkably clean with no foxing of any note. "Enteramente conformes a la edicion de San Maurom: Traducidas del Latin al cstellano, e ilustradas con varias notas teologicas y criticas por el R. P. Fr. Eugenio Zeballos, del orden de San Agustin, Maestro de Sagrada Teologia, del numero de esta provincia de Castilla, y ex-Difinzdor General en San Felipe el Real de Madrid. Cuarta Edicion, Corregida y aumentada por los continuadores de la Espana Sagrada. Tomo Primero et Segundo. " Digital images of any aspect are available upon request. A very nice set of an important translation. Good presentation. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Dramatic Works of Shakspeare

      Leipsic - Ernst Fleischer, 1824 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of Shakespeare's dramatic works with an advertisement with a note from the publisherto front. In one volume complete. With unpaginated advertisements in German and English to rear including a sample of 'School for Scandal' by Sheridan bound in. With previous owner's ink inscriptions, one to half title dated 1834 and one tofront pastedowndated 1851. Condition: In originalroan binding. Externally, generally sound but with wearto extremities and rubbing and marks to boards. Front joint held bycords only with backstrip lifting slightly, rear joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright but with slight scatteredfoxing and marks. With evidence of past worming. With an armorial ink stamp to front pastedown. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

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        Poésies de Marguerite-Éléonore Clotilde de Vallon-Chalys, depuis Madame de Surville, Poëte Français du XVe Siècle

      Paris: Nepveu, 1824 - A fine copy on pink paper of "one of the most lavish productions of the period" (Ray). "Clotilde de Surville" was supposedly a 15th-century poet whose manuscripts were later discovered and published in 1803. She was in fact an invention of one Jean François Marie, marquis de Surville, who passed the forged manuscripts off on unsuspecting publishers. Ray calls for 4 vignettes, while Cartaret does not specify a number. The present copy has 3, each in two states, colored and on chine appliqué "Nouvelle Édition." Rare copy on PINK PAPER. 2 parts in one volume vols., 8vo. Frontispiece and 5 plates (hand-colored and some hightened in gilt), 3 headpiece vignettes in 2 states (colored and on China paper) after Colin and others. cxvii, [i], 312 pp. 19th-century half green morocco gilt and marbled boards, t.e.g., by Chipot. Fine. Ray, French, 176; Vicaire VII, 715; Cartaret III, 577 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. - In two volumes. Sm.4to., cont. red half morocco, marble boards, raised bands, gilt compartments, A.E.G., unpaginated save the 40pp.introdution. With 99 plates. A near fine copy in an attractive binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        Loup

      Paris 1824 - Frederic Cuvier (1769-1832) & Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844) Histoire Naturelle des Mammiferes, avec les figures originales. Paris: 1824-42 This hansom lithograph of the Wolf, with original hand coloring, measures 13” x 18” and is in very good condition. This rare publication of mammals was originally published in 72 parts (to be bound in seven volumes) under the auspices of the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris. The animals were drawn from life mainly at the zoo Jardin des Plantes in Paris. The majority of the descriptions were by Cuvier, with Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire editing the work and providing occasional articles (indicating by his initials at the end of each article). The two final parts were edited and seen through the press by Cuvier’s son. A quarto edit was started in 1826, but ceased publication (with the 13th part) in July 1833. These are among some of the most exquisitely rendered images of animals ever published. Cuvier has successfully brought each animal to life by his exceptional talent for detail without forgetting the characteristics that give them personality. ***If you frame up this item with Arader Galleries you can take a 50% discount off the listed price of this work of art.*** Cataloged by Josephine Arader

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        Motenebbi, der größte arabische Dichter. Zum ersten Mahle ganz übersetzt.

      Vienna, Heubner, 1824. - 8vo. LVI, (2), 427 pp. Contemp. half cloth with giltstamped spine title. First German edition of the highly influential poems of al-Mutanabbî (915-965). The famous poet of the Abbasidic era exerted a decisive influence on all subsequent poets in Arabic. - Ms. library shelfmark and stamp on title page (withdrawn). Brunet III, 1924. Goedeke VII, 764, 68. Wurzbach VII, 276, 44. Cf. GAL I, p. 86f. (for Motenebbi). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage dans la République de Colombia en 1823.

      Chez Arthus Bertrand 1824 - 2 tomes en 2 volumes in-8 ( 205 X 135 mm ) de 4-IV-307 et 4-316 pages cartonnage noisette, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin vert. - Edition originale, illustrée de 8 planches d'un très beau tirage hors-texte sur papier fort par LEGRAND ( 4 dans chaque volume ) et d'une grande carte dépliante ( lithographie ) au début du tome 2, également sur papier fort. Quelques rousseurs claires marginales, reliures légèrement frottées, agréables exemplaires. colombie decouvertes Voyages amerique explorations [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres de Boileau.

      Paris, Lefèvre, "Collection des Classiques françois", 1824 - 4 volumes Vol.1: 1feuillet, triple frontispice, 1titre, XXXVI + 436p., 1planche hors texte; Vol.2: 1feuillet, 1titre, XXIV + 428p., 12 planches hors texte dont 6 en double état; Vol.3: 1feuillet, 1titre, XVI + 493p.; Vol.4: 1feuillet, 1titre, 1feuillet, 512p. Reliure en bon état; pâles rousseurs. "Oeuvres", complètes en 4 volumes: 2è édition sur grand papier Velin, "avec un nouveau commentaire par M. AMAR" (1ère édition en 1821); illustrée de 3 portraits différents en frontispice, et de 13 planches (gravures de CHUQUET et de DEVENNE) dont 6 en double état. Edition qualifiée de "recommandable par les notices et les discussions littéraires" par J.-M. Quérard, dans une superbe reliure signée THOUVENIN. Reliure plein maroquin blond; dos à 5 larges nerfs ornés de 4 filets dorés, 4 fleurons dorés, décors de filets et roulettes dorés aux coiffes; plats ornés d'un grand motif à froid encadré de filets à froid et dorés; roulettes dorées sur les bords et les chasses; tranches dorées. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Rosa centifolia / Rosier a cent feuilles

      [Paris: Firmin Didot], 1824. A fine example of a composition by the greatest of all flower painters Pierre-Joseph Redouté's most famous work, 'Les Roses', was issued in a number of forms, the most desirable of which included the plates in two states. Gavin Bridson and Donald Wendel, in their magisterial 'Printmaking in the service of botany' catalogue (Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, 1986, item 25) noted that Redouté 'For the interest of connoisseurs' included `a set of black plates as a parallel series to the usual color-printed versions' in 'special issues' of both the present work and his earlier 'Les Liliacées'. The number of these special issues that were produced is unfortunately not recorded but to judge from auction records over the past 25 years they are extremely rare. Only five complete sets of 'Les Roses' in this format are recorded. The plates of 'Les Roses' were executed by means of stipple engraving, a method ideally suited to render the nuances of tone to be found in Redouté's original water-colours. During a trip to London, where he met the renowned and talented engraver Francesco Bartolozzi, Redouté learned that the most successful impressions of stipple engravings came from well-used plates. A number of black plates would thus be struck to take the edge off the plate before printing in colours. Redouté's printers struck black impressions - always on a paper with a distinct ochre tint - from the plates for both 'Les Roses' and 'Les Liliacées'. 'Les Roses' was issued in thirty parts between March 1817 and March 1824, with each part containing six plates. 'Les Roses' was available in four formats: a large paper folio with coloured plates, a large paper folio with the plates in two states, folio with coloured plates, and folio with the plates in two states. The present plate comes from this last format. This plate was printed in black on an ochre-tinted paper. The ochre tint was subsequently removed and the print was expertly hand-coloured to match the style and quality of the original coloured examples. Cf. Cleveland Collections 807; cf. Dunthorne p 232; cf. Hunt Redoutéana 19; cf. Hunt, Printmaking in the Service of Botany 25; cf. Nissen BBI 1599; cf. Pritzel 7455; cf. Ray French 89; cf. Stafleu and Cowan TL2 8748. Stipple engraving, with expert later hand-colouring, by Couten, after Redouté, printed by Rémond. Very good condition.

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        A Biographical History of England, from Egbert the Great to the Revolution: consisting of characters disposed in different classes, and adapted to a methodical catalogue of engraved British heads: intended as an essay towards reducing our biography to system and a help to the knowledge of portraits: interspersed with a variety of anecdotes and memoirs of a great number of persons, not to be found in any other biographical work / with a preface shewing the utility of a collection of engraved portraits to supply the defect, and answer the various purposes, of medals ; by Rev. J. Granger.

      London: Printed for William Baynes and Son 1824 - 6 vols., royal 8vo, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 318 portraits, nineteenth-century half morocco, spines gilt with 5 raised bands, some light rubbing but overall a very nice set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elements of Political Economy. Second Edition, Revised and Corrected

      London, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1824.. Octavo. Pp. viii, 299, (1) publisher's ad of ?The History of British India?. Hardcover, contemporary full smooth calf, rebacked with handsome mottled calf, new endpapers, all edges sprinkled; leather slightly rubbed at extremities. The 3 points in the Errata have been corrected in minute, very handsome contemporary hand in the appropriate places, of which two are on the same page. In overall fine condition. An excellent copy, with surprisingly bright interior, in handsome binding. ~ Second, revised and corrected edition, by the ?Author of The History of British India?, an attribution which was removed in later editions. James Mill (1773-1836), British historian, philosopher, and economist. The first edition of ?Elements of Political Economy?, ?Mill's masterpiece?, appeared in 1821. According to his son, John Stuart Mill, it originated in 1819 in instructions given to him by his father during their daily walks. The abstracts of these lessons, prepared by the son, served the father as notes from which to write his book. The work is considered as a summary representation of contemporary theories, in particular those of Malthus and Ricardo. It is said that Mill's principal services to political economy were indirect, among them to have been the father and the teacher of J. S. Mill. Several of the major alterations in Mill's work were founded on criticisms made by his son. (Palgrave. 1894-1901). Kress C.1295. Goldsmith 24051. Einaudi 3893. OCLC 6783509.

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        [Oriental romances; a collection of his fictional works in first edition.]

      London: Richard Bentley,, 1824–47. 9 works in 24 volumes. Bound in handsome uniform mottled calf by Rivière & Son, boards with small Greek key border in gilt, spines gilt in compartments with red morocco labels, the first title listed below top edge gilt, others uncut, the rest all edges gilt. Some titles with small inkstamp of Robert Inglis on verso, engraved bookplate on front pastedowns. Joints lightly rubbed, but a magnificent collection of most of Morier's fictional output. First editions of all nine works, including four presentation copies from the author, most inscribed "From the Author" at the head of title, but the sixth inscribed to Sir Robert Harry Inglis Bart. "From his faithfl. & ever obliged friend, the author" on half-title (cropped, just shaving one letter). James Justinian Morier (1782–1849), diplomatist and novelist, was born in Smyrna of Huguenot descent, son of the British consul-general of the Levant Company at Constantinople; his mother was daughter of the Dutch equivalent. After education in England, James learnt the Levant trade in his father's business. He visited Persia as secretary successively to Harford Jones and Sir Gore Ouseley and acted as aide to Persian dignitaries in London. He published two critically acclaimed travel books – A Journey through Persia, Armenia and Asia Minor (1812) and A Second Journey (1818) – before beginning the sequel of novels which brought him popularity and critical acclaim: the first and best of which, the Adventures of Hajji Baba of Isphahan (1824), displays his humorous and perceptive portrayal of Persian life and an easy style. "There is still considerable literary interest in Hajji Baba, and in Morier's memorable evocation of Persian life and character, in Europe, America, and the Middle East" (ODNB). The recipient of one and perhaps all of the presentation copies, Sir Robert Harry Inglis (1786–1855), second baronet, was an evangelical politician, loosely associated with the Clapham Sect, a large part of his parliamentary career dominated by his fierce opposition to Catholic emancipation, but nevertheless a man of wide literary, historical, and scientific interests, fellow of the Royal Society and the Society of Antiquaries, trustee of the British Museum and professor of antiquity at the Royal Academy, who also took a strong interest in Indian affairs. He had a wide and eclectic circle of friends. The titles are: The Adventures of Hajii Baba, of Ispahan, 1824 (3 vol., vol. 1 only with half-title, lacking in vol. 2 & 3; title in vol. 1 and a few other leaves very lightly soiled); The Adventures of Hajii Baba, of Ispahan, in England, 1828 (2 vols., without half-title in vol. 2, all called-for, but with final imprint leaf in vol. 1); Zohrab the Hostage, 1832 (3 vols., without initial advert leaf or half-titles in vol. 2 & 3); Ayesha, the Maid of Kars, 1834 (3 vols.); Abel Allnutt, A Novel, 1837 (3 vols., vol. 1 without half-title); The Mirza, 1841 (3 vols., half-titles); Martin Toutrond: A Frenchman in London in 1831, 1849 (half-title, etched frontis & wood-engraved illustrations by Measom, frontis lightly browned at edges); MORIER, Sir James Justinian, editor. The Banished: a Swabian Historical Tale, 1839 (3 vols., vol. 2 & 3 lacking half-titles, vol. 3 also 4pp. publisher's catalogue at end); St. Roche. A Romance, from the German, 1847 (3 vols., half-titles, genealogical table at end of vol. 3).

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        St Ronan's Well

      nbsp;Edinburgh -Archibald Constable and Co., 1824 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Scott'snovel concerns the rivalry of two men: Valentine Bulmer, the Earl of Etherington, and his half-brother Francis Tyrrel. Both wish to marry Miss Clara Mowbray, who is the sister of John, the laird of St. Ronan's. St. Ronan's Well is a spa at Innerleithen, a town near Peebles in southern Scotland. Complete in three volumesSir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet 1771 1832, was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time. St. Ronan's Well is the only novelScott wrote with a 19th century setting. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally,wear to extremities and some loss to the spine. Internally, firmly bound with spotting and tidemarks throughout. There are also marks to pastedowns and endpapers. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. , Comprehending an Account of His Studies, and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; a Series of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition.: . .never before Published : the Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great Britain, for Near Half a Century During Which He Flourished / by James Boswell ; Copious Notes and Biographical Illustrations by Malone

      Bellows Falls, VT; Printed By Blake, Cutler And Co. For Charles Ewer And Timothy Bedlington 1824 - Complete in 5 volumes. Physical desc. : 5 v. : facsim. , port. ; 22 cm. Subject: Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. Biography - Lexicographers. Related names; Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812. Dedicated to Sir Joshua Reynolds. Includes bibliographical references and index. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with dark morocco gilt-blocked labels. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Joseph and His Brethren, A Scriptural Drama; In Two Acts.

      G. & W.B. Whittaker, London 1824 - London: G. & W.B. Whittaker, 1824. First edition. v,[iii],252pp. With inked inscription to fly-leaf reading 'Miss Frances Parrish[?] from her Friend The Author'. Two small textual corrections apparently in the same hand. Neatly bound in full contemporary calf, all edges gilt, gilt-lettering, blind-decoration: almost certainly a presentation binding. Occasional light foxing. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description historique des maisons de Rouen les plus remarquables par leur décoration extérieure et par leur ancienneté ornée de 21 sujets inédits par E.-H. Langlois, A Paris, Didot, 1824.

      - 2 vol. in-8° rel. demi-veau taupe à coins, dos à nerfs, auteur titre et pièce de tomaison dorés, couv. originale conservée. 260 p. +13 pl. et 290 p. + 19 pl. - Exemplaire avec envoi de l'auteur - Exemplaires truffés de coupures de presse, de documents concernant l'auteur et plus généralement de notes manuscrites et coupures de presses traitant de la question du patrimoine domestique et religieux Rouennais et de sa conservation et de sa destruction. L'ouvrage a appartenu à M. Le Clerc. On y relève un rare tirage albuminé contre-collé sur carton avec petite dégradation (vers 1860) 4,8 x 8 cm d'une belle maison en bois XVIe démontée pour le percement de la rue Jeanne d'Arc - Petites rousseurs éparses. Tranches dorées. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        Monumenti sacri e profani dell'imperiale e reale Basilica di Sant' Ambrogio in Milano rappresentati e descritti dal dottore Giulio Ferrario.

      Dalla tipografia dell'autore, Milano 1824 - [x], [3]-224 pp., + 31 (ie 32) col. plates Folio (41 cm). Modern quarter leather over marbled paper covered boards Illus. with 32 plates incl. 1 engraved plan, 31 aquatints of which 7 are nicely hand-colored + handcolored engraved title page. Plate 4* and 4 unnumbered pages inserted after p. 40. To illustrate this volume with aquatints, Ferrario chose many fine Milanese artists and engravers including V. Rainieri, Bramati, G. Alluisetti, D.K. Bonatti, Giuseppe Castellini, and A. Biasoli. Aside from the later two, the most prominent was the highly regarded theatrical set designer Alessandro Sanquirico (1774-1849) who produced 3 plates, one of the nave of the Basilica, and two works designed by Bramante d'Urbino, the presbytery and cloisters. The remaining plates are focused mainly on architectural views and the exquisite craftsmanship of the pulpit, mosaics, details, sarcophagi, and bas reliefs. Hard to find complete with hand coloring. BAL 1054, Brunet 1233. Leather attached a bit awkwardly at spine ends, marbled boards rubbed and worn, edges of front board discolored from old tape removal, but binding solid, edges nicked on a few leaves, scattered foxing mainly affecting the margins, plates sharp, colors bright, a quite useful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CRITICAL INQUIRY INTO ANTIENT ARMOUR, as it existed in Europe, but particularly in England, from the Norman Conquest to the reign of King Charles II: With a Glossary of Military Terms of the Middle Ages

      London Robert Jennings 1824 - 3 volumes. First edition. Illustrated with 80 engraved plates, including 71 hand-coloured and with 27 very large illustrated and historiated chapter initials hand-coloured and heightened in gold. Folio, contemporary half crimson morocco over marbled boards, lettered in gilt on the spines between raised bands. 20, lxxvii, 206; 297; 147, glossary. A very handsome and unusually nice set in rare contemporary morocco backed marbled boards, very fresh and clean internally. The bindings are bright, clean and well preserved with very little evidence of age, just a bit of minor shelf or age wear. RARE FIRST AND BEST EDITION OF THE GREATEST COLOUR PLATE BOOK ON ARMOUR EVER PRODUCED, RARE IN CONTEMPORARY BINDING. Meyrick’s laborious work was practically the first on the subject and remains an authority even today. Meyrick considered armour in general to have important connections with many aspects of society: "With the history of the wars of mankind, obviously, and from the remotest periods, it is connected; with the mythology and sacred rites of almost all nations and religions; with the rise and progress of a large portion of the arts; with questions of jurisprudence and civil polity; and with some of the most favorite amusements of all ranks in antient, as well as modern, times" (preface). Meyrick demonstrates the significance of armor throughout history by including both carefully detailed textual outlines and profuse and stunning illustrations, many hand-colored and edged in gilt or silver. Meyrick was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1810 and for some years contributed to the "Archæologia." In 1826 he was consulted by the authorities at the Tower of London as to the arrangement of the national collection of arms and armor, and in 1828, at the command of George IV, he arranged the collection at Windsor Castle. This is still considered one of his most important works, rarely found in such a well-preserved unsophisticated state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Dangerous Voyage Performed By Captain Bligh, with a part of the crew of His Majesty's Ship Bounty, in an open boat, Over Twelve Hundred Leagues of the Ocean; in the year 1789. To Which is added, an Account of the Sufferings and Fate of the Remainder of the Crew of said Ship.

      R. Napper, 140 Capel-St.,, Dublin: 1824 - An anonymous chapbook account of the mutiny on the Bounty and in particular, Bligh's historic open boat voyage from the Pacific to Batavia via the Torres Strait. The work is uncommon, although it was 1st published in 1817, it is rare in any edition, this one in Dublin. According to the Kroepelien catalogue, this is a new and revised edition, not only because the entire appendix is omitted, but also because the 'compilation dealing with Bligh's voyage has been considerably extended'. Ferguson records only four copies in Australian collections. Ferguson, 936; Kroepelien, 103; Spence, 'Bligh', p. 6; Hill, 138 (1822 edition). 12mo, 175pp, woodcut frontispiece of the Bounty launch in high seas, a trifle thumbed at the beginning, text block in very good condition. Original full calf somewhat rubbed, hinges starting but secure. A pleasant period copy of a hard-to-find Bligh gem

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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