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        Le Maki a front blanc male.

      Paris 1824 - Frederic Cuvier (1769-1832) & Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844) Histoire Naturelle des Mammiferes, avec les figures originales. Paris: 1824-42 This splendid lithograph of a primate, with original hand coloring, measures 13 1/2 ” x 20 1/4” 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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        A HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE CIVIL AND MILITARY SERVICES OF MAJOR-GENERAL WILLIAM H. HARRISON, AND A VINDICATION OF HIS CHARACTER AND CONDUCT AS A STATESMAN, A CITIZEN, AND A SOLDIER. WITH A DETAIL OF HIS NEGOTIATIONS AND WARS WITH THE INDIANS, UNTIL THE FINAL OVERTHROW OF THE CELEBRATED CHIEF TECUMSEH, AND HIS BROTHER THE PROPHET.

      Cincinnati. 1824. - viii,464,[8]pp. plus 24-line errata slip. Contemporary calf, rebacked, corners repaired. Inscribed by Harrison on the dedication leaf. Light scattered foxing and soiling. Good. In a brown half morocco and cloth slipcase. "This is certainly one of the most thorough, complete, and authentic treatises, relating to the Border Wars of the West, ever printed. The fine portraiture of aboriginal character, the narration of the minutest incidents of camp, treaty, and war, and the style of simple candor adopted by a scholarly mind, all commend the narrative to our judgment, and attract our interest in its progress" - Field. "Not only the principal authority on Harrison, but also one of the most exhaustive and dependable sources on events of the War of 1812 in the western country, Tecumseh's uprising, etc." - Howes. "The work is scarce and each year increases in price" - Thomson. This copy is particularly desirable, having been inscribed by Harrison to William L. Stone: "To Wm. L. Stone, Esq. With the respects of W.H. Harrison." Stone (1792-1844) was a New York State printer and newspaper editor, an anti-slavery advocate, and an author of several notable historical works, including the life of Joseph Brant. He was appointed by President Harrison as the U.S. Minister to the Hague in 1841, but recalled shortly thereafter by President Tyler, following Harrison's death. HOWES D158, "aa." STREETER SALE 1333. THOMSON 312. SABIN 18956. GRAFF 1026. FIELD 407.

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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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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.

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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]

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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]

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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

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        Rosa Bifera alba / Rosier des quatre Saisons à fleurs blanches [White variety of Autumn Damask Rose]

      Firmin Didot, Paris 1824 - A rare uncoloured impression from the first edition of 'Les Roses': Redouté's most famous work, and perhaps the most celebrated flower book of all time. Pierre-Joseph Redouté, the most successful flower painter of all time, produced a work that was not only of great artistic merit, but also formed an invaluable scientific recordl. Redouté described and figured almost all the important roses known in his day, and included were many of the ancestors of today's roses. "The plates in 'Les Roses' have artistic value, botanical and documentary value, both for the species and cultivars still surviving and for those that have disappeared' (Gisele de la Roche). The roses used as specimens for the work were taken from the collections of Thory, the Malmaison gardens, and from other collections around Paris. Many of the flowers were novelties in Redouté's time, and a number were dedicated to the memory of his friends and acquaintances, such as l'Héritier de Brutelle and Ventenat. The plates of 'Les Roses' were executed by means of stipple engraving, a method ideally suited to render the nuances of tone found in Redouté's original water-colours. During a trip to London, he met the renowned engraver Francesco Bartolozzi and learned that the most successful impressions of stipple engravings came from well-used plates. Redouté's printers therefore struck a limited number of black plates to take the edge off the plate before printing in colours. This print was printed in black on ochre-tinted paper. The ochre tint has subsequently been removed to reveal Redouté's full mastery of the stipple-engraving technique that this image so effortlessly demonstrates. Cf. Cleveland Collections 807; cf. Dunthorne p 232; cf. Hunt, Redoutéana 19; Hunt, Printmaking in the Service of Botany 25; Nissen BBI 1599; Pritzel 7455; Ray, French 89; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8747. Stipple engraving printed in black, after Redouté, printed by Rémond. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Traité de Pyrotechnie Militaire, comprenant tous les artifices de guerre en usage en Autriche. Traduit de l'Allemand, sur un manuscrit inédit, avec des notes sur quelques dosages français, anglais, russes, prussiens, etc.

      Chez F. G. Levrault,, Paris, 1824 - In-8° (208x132mm), pp. VIII, 264, legatura coeva m. pelle marrone e angoli con filetti in oro al dorso, adorno di tassello rosso con titolo egualmente in oro. Piatti marmorizzati. 36 tavole litografiche ripiegate f.t. incise da F. G. Levrault da disegno dello stesso Ravichio de Peretsdorf con raffigurazioni di armi pirotecniche ad uso militare. Il margine inferiore dell'occhietto è ricostituito, mentre il margine esterno del frontespizio presenta una reintegrazione senza perdita di testo. Diffuse fioriture. Prima edizione francese e prima edizione assoluta (il testo originale tedesco era rimasto prima di questa impressione allo stato manoscritto) di questo importante trattato ottocentesco di pirotecnia militare, afferente soprattutto agli strumenti bellici impiegati dall'esercito austriaco. L'opera tratta delle polveri da sparo, del salnitro, dell'antimonio, dello zolfo, degli stoppini, dei cannoni e degli obici, delle cartucce e dei proiettili, delle bombe, delle granate, ecc. Il Ravichio de Peretsdorf fu colonnello di artiglieria, Cavaliere degli Ordini di Saint-Louis e della Légion d'Honneur, archivista dei corpi dell'artiglieria e del genio e interprete per l'italiano ed il tedesco al Ministero della Guerra francese. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reisen in Syrien, Palästina und der Gegend des Berges Sinai. Aus dem Englischen. Herausgegeben und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Wilhelm Gesenius. (Neue Bibl. d. wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen, 34 und 38).

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, 1823-1824. - 2 Bde. 8 . X, 542 S., 1 nn. Bl.; X S., S. 545-1104, m. 2 gefalt. Kupferkarten, 2 (v.3) Faltplänen u. 2 gefalt. lithogr. Tafeln. HLdr. d. Zt. m. RTit., (leicht ber.). Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Henze I, 399 ff.; Engelmann 104; Embacher 56 ff.; Tobler 141. - Bericht des Schweizers Burckhardt, der teils verkleidet als indisch-arabischer Kaufmann den Orient bereiste. Er gilt als "Erschließer syrisch-palästinensicher Landschaften und Ruinenstätten, Erforscher von Hedjas und Begründer der Nubien-Kunde" (Henze). - Burckhardt hielt sich dreieinhalb Jahre meist in Aleppo oder Damaskus auf, von wo aus er Reisen in den Hauran, ins mittlere Orontes-Tal und auf die Halbinsel Sinai unternahm. - Es fehlt ein Faltplan. - Ger. gebräunt, St.a.Tit. verso u. den Tafeln verso. Ohne den Reihentitel., sonst sehr schöne Bände. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Galerie de Mignard ou collection de dix-huit lithographies representant les amours de Theagenes et Chariclee.

      Alexandre Pluchart c. 1824, St. Petersbourg - Contemporary full crimson morocco with gilt Russian royal coat of arms and gilt dedication to the Grand Duchess of St. Petersburg within floral gilt border on upper board, rebacked expertly in six compartments of raised bands, brown morocco label on two, Text in French.Very rare edition, dedicated to the Grand Duchess of Saint Petersburg, Helena Pawlowna., Size : Oblong folio (348mm x 510, . With 10 superbly originally hand-coloured lithographed plates by Labussiere, drawn by Drouilliere after Pierre Mignard, with accompanying pages of descriptive text., P. title, blank, dedication, blank, (1), blank, plate, blank (2), 3-18 Minor scratches and darkening to covers, lacks eight plates, otherwise a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Taschenbuch von der Donau Auf das Jahr 1825,

      Stettin'sche Buchhandlung,, Ulm, 1824 - Ulm, Stettin'sche Buchhandlung, (1824). 13,8x9,5 cm. Gestoch, Titel, XXIV, 355 S., 3 n.n. S. Mit 6 (von 7) Kupfertafeln, gezeichn. von Heideloff. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild u. etwas Rückenvergoldung. Goedeke V, 449. - Es erschienen die Jahrgänge 1824 und 1825. - Mit Beiträgen meist in Erstdrucken von Hugo Thomasius, Christian Ludwig Neuffer, F.L. Bührlen, Joh. Martin Miller, Friederike Brun, Jakob Schnerr, Friedrich Hölderlin, J.F. Castelli, Rudolph Magenau, Gustav Hohbach, Fr. Haug, Karl Weichselbaumer, Theodor Falk u.a. - (Kanten etwas berieben. S. 20-40 mit Wasserfleck, sonst vereinzelt leicht fleckig). HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild u. etwas Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bibliotheca Britannica

      Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Company 1824 - Four leatherbound volumes with marble paper covered boards, gilt foredge,and marble paper pastedowns. Dr Robert Watt (bapt. May 1, 1774 March 12, 1819) was a Scottish physician and bibliographer. Watt's first bibliographical publication was a catalogue (1812) of his own medical library. However, Bibliotheca Britannica was a much more extravagantly ambitious project: A General Index on the Literature of Great Britain and Ireland Ancient and Modern including Such Foreign Books as have been translated into English or printed in the British Dominions, as also a copious selection from the writings of the most distinguished authors of all ages and nations. Though Watt died in 1819, he lived to see the book mostly completed and printing begun. The support of Thomas Chalmers, James Ewing, George Jardine and Ralph Whitelaw was enlisted to ensure that publication would be completed. A complete edition in four large quarto volumes was seen through the press by 1824: volumes one and two were an alphabetical author index, and volumes three and four a subject index. Over 40,000 authors were covered, and some periodical literature was also indexed. Paisley Public Library holds a manuscript of Bibliotheca Britannica in 57 folio volumes. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm with all covers and pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including bumping to the corners and rubbing to the leather and boards. The pages have been rough cut. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright with the occasional handling mark, and spotting to most pages. The spotting is heavier to the first and final few pages. Thereis abookplate to the front pastedown and a small ink inscription to the front blank endpaper of each volume. Overall these volumes are in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plas Newydd, and Vale Crucis Abbey, Correctly Drawn From Nature and Engraved

      Liverpool and London: Authors & R Ackermann, 1824 In early 19c dark green half leather with contemporary boards, some blind tooling, decorative image to front within lined borders with titles in black ink, lower board has adverts and dedication, some wear, corners and edges a little bumped. Spine, has raised bands, title and tooling in gilt. Internally, new endpapers, title page with mounted vignette dated 1823, dedication to the Ladies of Llangollen with a vignette of the Llangollen Church as seen through a Compartment of the Library Window, 6 pl, 11 pp, (2 of the plates at margin edge have a small worm mark), some minimal foxing, the leaves are 30.5*23.5 cm, with the B&W plates within double ruled borders 12.2*9.2 cm, printed by G Nicholson, Stourport, paper watermarked HB 1823. And dare I say uncommon!(COPAC. WorldCat)Nicholson, George (1760–1825), printer, was born in Keighley, Yorkshire, the son of John Nicholson, one of a family of printers, who in 1781 started a business in Bradford. By 1784 George and a brother had set up independently. See ODNB for a full Bio.

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        Cary's New and Accurate Plan of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark and the adjacent: viz Kensington, Chelsea, Islington, Hackney, Walworth, Newington &c . with an alphabetical list of upwards of 500 of the most principal streets with reerences to their situation and Plans of the New London & East & West India Docks.

      John Cary, London 1824 - Extending from Kensington in the east to The East India Docks in the west and from Kings Land in the north to Walworth in the south. A street index is located in lower portion of map. The map has green marbled paper and is contained in a slip-case with publisher's label, scuffed., Size : 820x1530 (mm), 32.25x60.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring Very Good, two brown spots on the first two panels along the left margin. Dissected and laid on original canvas.

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        The Quebec Mercury 1824-29 in 5 vol. plus The Quebec Gazette 1823-26 in 3 vol.

      Thomas Cary, George-Paschal Desbarats 1824-29 - VERY RARE CANADIAN NEWSPAPERS WITH SUPERB PROVENANCE. The Quebec Mercury & The Quebec Gazette. Published: Mercury: 1824-29 WITH Gazette: 1823-26.In eight volumes. [Cary, Thomas] & [Brown, William]Dimensions (height / length / width ) 31.5cm / 35cm / 26cmContemporary half tan calf over original marble boards with both raised and ruled gilt banding and crimson morocco title labels; green stained edges; 4to.The Quebec Gazette, 1823-26, 3 bound volumes:One hundred and sixty-four issues bound in three volumes:#1) Volume 1, nos. 1-55*, 746pp. (Oct. 30, 1823 - Oct. 28, 1824)? *plus 8pp supplement in No. 3 not numbered *includes Extraordinary in No. 5? *includes Extraordinary in No. 21?#2) Volume 2, nos. 1-55*, 720pp. (Nov. 4, 1824 - Oct. 27, 1825) *includes Extraordinary in No.11? *includes Extraordinary in No.22?#3) Volume 3, nos. 1-54, 768pp. (Nov. 4, 1825 - Oct. 26, 1826)? ? ? ? *No. 49 not labeled, possibly p.631/632 which are unassociated * p.380 oversize insert, not numbered *includes Extraordinary in No.13 *includes Extraordinary in No.23?The Quebec Mercury, 5 bound volumes:Five hundred and fifty-one issues bound in five volumes:?#1) volume 20, nos. 1-103, 648pp. (Jan. 6 - Dec. 31, 1824)#2) volume 21, nos. 1-106, 648pp. (Jan. 4 - Dec. 31, 1825)#3) volume 22, nos. 1-103*, 646pp. (Jan. 3 - Dec. 30, 1826)?? ? ? *Missing No. 36#4) volume 23, nos. 1-105, 664pp. (Jan. 2 - Dec. 31, 1827)#5) volume 24, nos. 70-104, 222pp. (Sept. 2 - Dec. 30, 1828)? ? ? ?volume 25, nos. 1-101* 648pp., (Jan. 3 - Dec. 19, 1829) *Pamphlet inserted after p586, not numbered but dated Nov.21,1828 ?this is same content as printed in No. 3, Nov.22, 1828 newspaper., The Lord Dalhousie provenance has an additional collection attraction beyond the obvious importance and rarity of these volumes relating to Canada's early history. Dalhousie is considered the first patron of the arts in Canada. This is supported by an exhibition organized by RenÈ Villeneuve, Associate Curator, Canadian Art, at the National Gallery of Canada - Lord Dalhousie: Art Patron and Collector 15 Feb 2008 - 11 May 2008. George Ramsay, ninth Earl of Dalhousie, served as Lieutenant- Governor of Nova Scotia (1816-1820), then as Governor-in-Chief of British North America (1820ñ1828). During his twelve years in Canada, Dalhousie both commissioned and collected a stunning variety of artworks. Featuring some 135 works from his collection, this exhibition consists of an array of watercolours and wash drawings, engravings and lithographs, silhouettes, architectural drawings, models, and decorative pieces, all evidence of Dalhousie's unique point of view as patron and collector, his diverse interests, and his influence on the development of art in Canada. These now rare and historically important Canadian printed newspapers include many laws and legal issues reported for the first time publicly relating primarily to Lower Canada. Add to this, the excellent provenance of Dalhousie who as the Governor -in-Chief of Canada (1819-28) the top "law maker" in Canada. A beautiful set in very good+ condition!George Ramsay (1770-1838), 9th Earl of Dalhousie, Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia and subsequently Governor-in-Chief of Canada (1819-28), entered the 3rd Dragoon Guards in 1788; in 1794 he became Lieutenant-colonel of the 2nd Foot; in 1809 he attained the rank of Major-general, and in 1830 that of general. He fought throughout the Revolutionary and Peninsular Wars, and was present at the battle of Waterloo after which he began a career in administration.In 1816 he was appointed lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia; and from 1819 to 1828 he was governor-in-chief of Canada.Known for his authoritarian views, Dalhousie clashed with the French Canadian majority led by Louis-Joseph Papineau. He was recalled in 1828, and a British parliamentary committee was formed [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EL LIBERAL ARREPENTIDO O CONFESIÓN GENERAL PRÁCTICA EN LA QUE SE TRATAN CASI TODAS LAS MATERIAS EN QUE PUEDE HABER DELINQUIDO UN LIBERAL REVOLUCIONARIO. Lo publica D. F. M. R. D. para instrucción de los Confesores, y facilitar el examen de la conciencia a los revolucionarios que arrepentidos de sus culpas, desean sinceramente convertirse a Dios, y salir de tan infeliz estado.

      - 3 hh.+324 pp. Pasta española de época. 15,5x10,5. Perfecto ejemplar. Con Licencia. En Tortosa por Joaquín Puigrubí, Enero de 1824. Al final del libro dice tomo primero. En todas las bibliografías consultadas no encontramos ninguna cita que permita afirmar que se hubiesen publicado más. En éste se contienen 9 cartas cada una con su portada propia. El autor fue un religioso, abogado, editor y político español, nacido en Orense el 12 de septiembre de 1756 y muerto en Tortosa el 23 de septiembre de 1821. Estudia filosofía y teología en el convento de San Francisco de Orense, y Derecho Civil y Canónico en Santiago. Se traslada a Madrid para ejercer la abogacía, y publica Origen de las rentas eclesiásticas de España, pero deja la carrera para abrazar la eclesiástica porque el obispo de Santander le ofrece la fiscalía de su curia.Canónigo en la colegiata de Padrón y racionero en la catedral de Orense, lectoral de la misma, en 1802, y de Santiago, en 1806. Presidente de la Junta de Armamento y Defensa de Santiago, en 1808, diputado por Galicia a las Cortes de Cádiz, juró el 24 de septiembre de 1810.De ideas reaccionarias, publicó una Carta misiva, en Cádiz, en noviembre de 1812, contra el acuerdo de las Cortes inhibiéndose en el asunto del Diccionario crítico-burlesco, obra suya, aunque firmada por treinta diputados, en El Procurador de la Nación y del Rey, número 25, de 1812, y en tirada aparte de 200 ejemplares, de la que se encargó Molle.Procesado por las Cortes, aunque el fiscal fue Francisco Gutiérrez de la Huerta, se le privó de asistir al Congreso durante seis meses, fue apercibido para que en adelante se abstuviera de publicar escritos como ese, y se le condenó en costas. Salió a su defensa el folleto Herir por los mismos filos, según la reseña de suplemento a Redactor, del 21 de mayo de 1812.El mismo escribió Extracto razonado de la causa criminal formada de orden de las Cortes contra D. Manuel Ros, en 1813.Editor, junto con Molle, del Procurador general de la Nación y del Rey, según el Redactor general de España, número 132, del 12 de marzo de 1814.Al regresar Fernando VII, escribió otro folleto en el que se mostraba contrario a cualquier ulterior convocatoria de Cortes, e informó contra los diputados. No aceptó el obispado de Tuy, pero sí el de Tortosa, el 19 de diciembre de 1814. Publicó Constituciones synodales dertusenses (Tortosa, 1819). En una pastoral dada el 18 de diciembre de 1820 sostuvo la tesis de que los libros prohibidos por la Inquisición seguían estando prohibidos. GALICIA LIBROS ANTIGUOS

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        The Prince of Israel. The most remarkable events on the life of Our Lord Jesus Christ

      printed by J. Catnach, September, [London] 1824 - Broadside, approx. 20" x 15¼" (65 x 53 cm.), incorporating 26 woodcuts depicting the life of Christ (from swaddling clothes to the Resurrection), under decorative wood type, plus 6 hymns; a few chips from the margins (not affecting any illustration or letterpress), minor soiling, mostly confined to the margins; a good example. No mention of this in Hindley, History of the Catnach Press (1887). SMU only in OCLC.

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        Essai sur la Reliure.

      Chatillon-sur-Seine: C. Cornillac 1824 - First edition, 12mo, [ii], [5]-11, [1 blank], [71]-228pp., with the bookplate of Là on Gruel, quarter morocco by Gruel, spine gilt, marbled sides, slightly rubbed, t.e.g. This treatise on bookbinding was issued, as here, as a separate book with its own half-title, dedication leaf, and introduction. It was also included in Mairet's second edition of 'Notice sur la Lithographie Suivi d'un Essai sur la Reliure'. "Mairet was born in 1786; he became a binder and paper dealer in Dijon until 1821 when he set up as a paper manufacturer in Fontenoy near Montbard; he moved to Brittany about 1830, to another paper mill" â€"Pollard & Potter, Early Bookbinding Manuals. 52. Provenance: Là on Gruel; the library of Pierre Berà s. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        B., J

      London: William Darton, 1824. 12mo, 36pp., with 12 engraved plates bearing 24 illustrations. Absolutely contemporary moirŽ green cloth, a brilliant copy just as issued. First edition, a beautiful copy of this very scarce title that was so popular that it was still being printed into the 1860s. The frequent attribution to antiquary and topographer John Britton is dubious as there is no mention of this work (or any childrenÕs books) in DNB and in 1824 he was massively engaged in topographical works. Ã’The Preface explains that the rhymes in "The pet lamb" are constructed in the manner of "The house that Jack built," commencing with a short sentence of monosyllables and gradually introducing harder words./ Has been variously attributed to John Britton, to James Bisset, and to J.L. Bicknell; cf. Osborne Coll., cited below. Gumuchian attributes to Britton. Moon gives no attribution.Ó (OCLC). Osborne II, p. 694. Darton H45 (3), noting copies in wrappers with hand-colored plates and copies with 6 plates rather than 12. OCLC notes 4 copies, UCLA, UT Austin, U Florida, and Indiana U. Auction records show one copy in the last 30 years, in 1976.

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        Account of the Murder of the Late Mr. William Weare , of Lyon's Inn... and Portraits of the Prisoners, John Thurtell, Jos. Hunt, and Wm. Probert

      London: J. Nichols and Son, 1824. Octavo, frontispiece, 2 folding maps and 3 plates, a few spots but an excellent copy, newspaper clipping tipped-in to early blank; attractive contemporary dark blue half calf over marbled boards, spine banded and gilt, rubbed, Davidson bookplate. An uncommon title, especially in such fine condition: a famous account of the London underworld and the seedy nature of amateur boxing. One of the accomplices to the murder, Joseph Hunt, was sentenced to transportation to New South Wales, and was sent to New South Wales on the Countess of Harcourt. William Weare, a solicitor and a gambler, was killed by John Thurtell, a former Royal Marine officer and an amateur boxer, who owed Weare an immense sum of money. Thurtell had invited Weare for a weekend of gambling with Joseph Hunt and William Probert, but shot Weare just short of their destination. The three men hid the corpse in a pond. After the ensuing trial, Thurtell was hanged, Hunt sentenced to transportation, and Probert, who had turned King's evidence, was given his freedom. On arrival, Hunt was sent to Bathurst, and was granted his ticket of leave in 1832, and a conditional pardon in 1842. He died in Bathurst in 1861, and his occupation was given as District Constable. The trial was a public sensation and one of the most famous of the nineteenth century. Many accounts were published, ranging from cheap chapbooks right through to more beautifully illustrated editions such as this one.

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        A Treatise on Estates and Tenures. Edited by Sir Charles Harcourt Chambers [etc.]

      London: Printed for Joseph Butterworth and Son [etc.], 1824. Modern light blue cloth, gilt, showing wear, ex-library, a bit dusty, one margin repaired (without loss), else a very fresh untrimmed copy The first publication of any portion of Chambers' Vinerian Lectures at Oxford (where he followed Blackstone in the Vinerian Chair of Common Law) in the writing of which it has recently been discovered that Chambers and Samuel Johnson collaborated

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        Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, In The Years 1819-20-21-22. By.

      John Murray, London 1824 - In two volumes. Second edition. (without the coloured engravings and appendices in the first edition). Tall 8vo., full contemporary calf, recently rebacked with new calf spines, (xx), 370, (vi), 399pp. With a large folding map at the front of volume one, and 3 folding maps in volume two. A fine copy. TPL 1249, Arctic Bib. 5195. "The record of the first expedition commanded by Franklin in the Canadian north. It proceeded from York Factory across country to the Coppermine River, thence east along the Arctic coast to Hood River and across the Barrens to York Factory. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22 - Complete in Two Volumes

      John Murray, London 1824 - 370 plus 399 pages. Foldout map at title page of volume 1. Three fold-out maps at back of volume 2. Boards, endpapers and edges marbled. Leather backstrips bear clearly legible original gilt lettering. Bookplate of British politician and lawyer William Hepburn Cozens-Hardy inside front board of each volume. Foxing to maps and near endpapers of both volumes. Number stamped on each title page. Peeling to front endpapers where card pocket and library markings removed. In six instances pages have been bound in incorrect order. In each case the 'missing' page appears one page late. Bindings intact. Average overall wear. A quality copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cerf de Virginie

      Paris 1824 - Frederic Cuvier (1769-1832) & Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844) Histoire Naturelle des Mammiferes, avec les figures originales. Paris: 1824-42 This splendid lithograph of a white-tailed deer, native to eastern United States, with original hand coloring, measures 12” 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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        VIAGGIO AL LAGO DI COMO. SECONDA EDIZIONE CON VARIAZIONI ED AGGIUNTE. Si aggiunge: la descrizione di una gita da Milano a Cassano lungo il Naviglio

      Como Ostinelli 1824 16° pagine IV + 339 legatura coeva in brossura marmorizzata. 1 carta topografica in rame incisa da Giuseppe Rezze. Lievissime fioriture. Seconda edizione di questa rara e ricercata guida. CATALOGO HOEPLI N°64 manca a Lozzi e Platneriana.

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        Memoirs of Goethe

      New York: Collins & Hannay, 1824: First American Edition, First Printing. In About Very Good condition, especially given its age. Pages show offsetting to text, spotting, foxing and light tidemarks at the bottom corners. Front and rear hinges tender, with a few rips and chips to the end papers. Previous owner names at front. Boards show edge wear, and uneven darkening. Spine cloth darkened and edge worn. First American Edition.

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        Exposition du système du monde. Cinquième édition, revue et augmentée par l'auteur.

      Bachelier, Paris 1824 - viii-418-[1-1 bl.] pp. (rouss. Rousseurs, brunis, mouillures dans la marge supérieure aux dern. Ff.). Une des rééditions augmentées (originale en 1796) de cet ouvrage relatif à la mécanique céleste et au système solaire dû à l'astronome, mathématicien et physicien Laplace (1749-1827). Il le remit sans cesse sur le métier et il s'agit ici de la dernière édition publiée de son vivant. Illustré d'un portrait-frontispice gravé sur cuivre. Ex-libris Guillaume Hofmann. Ref. COPAC. Manque à Bn-Opale plus dans ce format. 1 volumes. Reliure demi-chagrin bordeaux à coins moderne, dos à 5 nerfs, tranches anciennement cailloutées

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        The Panorama of the Thames from London to Richmond exhibiting every object on both banks of the River.and a General View of London

      London: Samuel Leigh c.1824. Bound in original green cloth portfolio. Pictorial label on cover with shelfwear + splitting to spine. Red card interior with original printed labels. Contains two folding hand-colored aquatint panoramas titled "Panorama of the Thames from London to Richmond" 8 ¾ x 59 feet 3 inches and "A view of London from Adelphi" 8 ¾ in x 42 ½ in. Text "Description of the Most Remarkable Places between London and Richmond intended to accompany the Panorama of the Thames" is missing. Ribbon ties also missing. Owner's signature on label "Alice Bertha Clark bought by her at a sale".. Book.

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        La magia del credito svelata istituzione fondamentale di pubblica utilita da Giuseppe De Welz offerta alla Sicilia ed agli altri stati d'Italia.

      Stamperia Francese, Napoli 1824 - In 4° - pp.6nn, XI, 1nn, 470, 2b; 4nn, 472, 24nn - Mezza pelle con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso con tasselli - Due volumi - Vignetta sul front.: Musaico nel Museo Pio Clementino - Modello degli effetti di banca della Sicilia del 1824 - 4 tavole più volte ripiegate di cui una acquerellata - In perfetto stato di conservazione - Libro usato [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Idee zu einem Kupfer vor dem Volksschulliederbuch". Eigenhändiges Manuskript mit U. ("Hoppenstedt").

      Wohl Hannover, vor 1824. - 2 SS. 4to. Wohl für den Verleger seines erstmals 1793 in Hannover erschienenen Buches "Lieder für Volksschulen" bestimmt, das bis 1823 vier weitere Auflagen erlebte. Interessante und umfangreiche Beschreibung einer ihm vorschwebenden Kupfertafel vor dem Liederbuch, aus der Hoppenstedts Persönlichkeit und sein pädagogisches Weltbild erkennbar werden. "Ein Schullehrer, in einfacher Tracht [.] sitzt unter einem Baum, mit einer Flöte, einigen Noten u. dergl. in der Hand. Ein Haufen Knaben, groß u. klein, sitzt zu seiner Linken, - ein gleicher Haufe Mädchen zu s. Rechten; u. diese alle sieht man frö[h]lich und in ungekünstelten Stellungen singen. Andre Kinder stehn schön gruppi[e]rt aufhorchend umher, - doch so, daß jedes Geschlecht für sich bleibt. Alle arbeiten, auch die Singenden. Theils stricken, theils nähen sie, - u. auch die Knaben stricken [.]". - Nach zahlreichen weiteren Details merkt Hoppenstedt an: "Ich darf wohl nicht hinzufügen, daß ich sehr natürlich mich gern bescheide, Manches auf einer einzigen Platte Unausführbare gesagt zu haben. Indeß wollte ich hiedurch auch nur meinen Wunsch zu erkennen geben [.]". - Die 5 Auflagen, die bis 1823 erschienen, enthielten, so weit wir feststellen konnten, keine solche Kupfertafel. Über Hoppenstedts sonstige Lehr- und Kinderbücher vgl. Goedeke VII 325, 25. - Sehr selten.

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