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        Mémorial de l'art des accouchemens

      chez Méquignon,, A Paris, 1824 - Cm. 19,5, pp. (8) xxxii, 450 + 6 tabelle e 140 interessanti tavole fuori testo di figure finemente incise (anche più volte ripiegate). Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Qualche segno di restauro alle cuffie, alcune fioriture alle carte, peraltro esemplare ben conservato. Terza edizione di questo classico nella letteratura scientifica dedicata all'ostetricia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        A PEEP At The Esquimaux; Or, Scenes on the Ice. To which is annexed, A Polar Pastoral?By A Lady.

      8vo. pp. viii, 45. 40 hand-coloured wood-engravings (20 full-page). contemporary half calf, rebacked (corners & edges worn, some light foxing & offsetting).First Edition of this scarce and charming arctic juvenile. one of the earliest children's books to deal specifically with a Canadian subject. The wood engravings depicting Esquimaux life and dress, implements and toys, and arctic animals are derived from the plates after drawings by Captain George Francis Lyon contained in Sir William Edward Parry?s Journal Of A Second Voyage For The Discovery Of A North-West Passage, published in London the previous year (1824). Lyon served as second in command to Parry on the expedition. Authorship has been attributed to Mary Love.Gumuchian 4399. Lande S1760. cfLande 2066 & cfOsborne I p. 75 (2nd edn., published the same year). cfGagnon II 1590 (1830 edn.).

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        China: Its Costume, Arts, Manufactures, &c. Edited Principally from the Originals in the Cabinet of the Late M. Bertin: with Observations, Explanatory, Historical, and Literary by M. Breton

      London.: Howlett and Brimmer.. [Reprint].. 1824.. Translated from the French. 4 volumes in 2. Complete with 80 full page handcoloured plates. Volume I: 128pp. Volume II: 124pp. Volume III: 135pp. Volume IV: 160pp. Attractive leather bindings, rebacked with backstrip laid down, all edges gilt, little occasional rubbing extremities. Some occasional foxing and browning particularly on 3 of the 4 title pages but largely the plates are unaffected. Neat 19th century inscriptions on one preliminary leaf in each volume. 16mo. Lust 1243; Cordier 65; Reed and Dematte 14 - 1st English editions. Abbey 535 (3rd edition). First published in English in 1813 following the first publication of the work in French 1811 - 12. The delightful coloured plates and the wide coverage of the text meant this was a book with broad appeal which sold well to the early 19th century European public keen to learn more of the world beyond Europe. Described by Reed and De Matte (China on Paper, 2007) as one of the precusors to the modern travel book, the appeal of these books was enhanced by their "striking and sensational illustrations [which] featured material that was ostensibly true but truly extraordinary, that is, outside the frome of daily life in the West. In effect, publications on China were books of wonders.." .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        A dictionary of the English language: in which words are deduced from their origin and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed a history of the language and an English grammar

      G. and J. Offor [et al.], London 1824 - 2 volumes, large 4to, pp. 1028, [1]; 1084; lexicon text in triple column; 20th-century blind-tooled dark brown, oddly mottled (stained?) calf over contemporary marbled boards, gilt-ruled spines, maroon gilt morocco spine lables; boards rubbed, else a very good, untrimmed set. Contemporary ownership signature "J.D. Everett" on title pages. Offor's fourth impression, according to Fleeman 55.4D/27; Vancil, p. 127. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        The History and Antiquities of Lewes and its Vicinity. With the Natural History of the District by Gideon Mantell.

      Lewes: J. Baxter, 1824, 27. . First edition, 2 volumes, 4to. Extending frontispiece view in volume I and 41 plates, one further woodcut plate of views in Brighton and 2 maps - including a folding map of the town, plus 12 pedigrees and further woodcuts. Some foxing, extending frontispiece with repairs to fold creases and light damp staining, the map also with repairs to fold creases, contemporary signature to title in volume I. Modern speckled half calf, marbled sides, red spine labels. Volume II has a 16 page Supplement at the end, "Presented to the Publisher in 1832 to his Subscribers" and not commonly found bound in, which was issued with a further two plates.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Picturesque Views of the Severn: (2 Vols Complete)

      London: G and WB Whittaker, 1824 Both volumes beautifully bound in full blue calf. Spines with raised bands, titles and decorative tooling in gilt. Internally, both volumes have the bookplate of Austin Smith to feps. Stunning! Volume 1, half title, frontis, titlepage, (viii), [2], 303 pp, has all the plates called for. (28 and the Llanidloes on page 17 was never issued) Volume 2, again the half title, frontis, title page, [6], 288 pp, [1], which includes 23 as called for + 2 extra, text block edges to both volumes in gilt, printed by Shackell and Arrowsmith, Johnson's-court, Fleet Street. A superb set. Ireland, Samuel (d. 1800), printmaker and writer. See ODNB for a full Bio. (Anderson 36. COPAC & WoldCat)

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Voyage de Moscou à Vienne, par Kiew, Odessa, Constantinople, Bucharest et Hermannstadt; ou lettres adressées à Jules Griffith par le comte de Lagarde.

      chez Treuttel et Würtz 1824 - Paris, chez Treuttel et Würtz, 1824. In 8 de VIII-440pp., reliure en demi veau caramel à petits coins verts de l'époque, dos à 4 nerfs ornés de quadruples filets dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin noir surlignées et soulignées de filets dorés, titre doré, fleurons dorés légèrement frottés, charnières frottées, coupes légèrement frottées, coiffe supérieure légèrement usée, portrait lithographique de l'auteur au frontispice, rousseurs éparses, ex-libris, agréable et bel exemplaire. Ce voyage fut effectué en 1811 mais ne fut publié qu'en 1824, ce qui permit à l'auteur d'adjoindre de nombreuses modifications à son texte original, notamment des notes en bas de pages sur les événements survenus entre temps comme les changements de noms de villes et les faits historiques importants. L'auteur (1750-1830) est connu pour ses poèmes et romans et surtout sa description de la société viennoise lors du congrès de Vienne en 1815. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY. Six Volumes

      London:: J. and H. L. Hunt,, 1824. Very Good+. SIX VOLUMES. Complete Set. Six Very Good to Very Good+ hardback Second Editions in half leather and marbled boards with raised bands spine, gilt lettering and decoration spine, top edge gilt. Spine tips darkened two volumes. Mild cover edge wear, scuffs covers, owner name title page of volume one. 12mos. xl, 396 pp. 408 pp. 407 pp. 420 pp. 418 pp. 426 pp. + Index.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Our Village [Five Volumes]

      G. and W.B. Whitaker. Hardcover. London, 1824. First edition, 1824-1832. Five volumes, 8vos, 3/4 brown calf by Root and Son, spines gilt in six compartments. Bookplates of The Dial editor Scofield Thayer on front pastedowns. A lovely, near fine set, with some minimal normal wear to bindings and scattered foxing. Lacks half titles and advertisements. The scarce first edition of Mitford's classic work. This series of sketches of village scenes and vividly drawn characters was based upon life in Three Mile Cross, a hamlet in the parish of Shinfield, near Reading in Berkshire, where she lived. . Very Good. 1824. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Plas Newydd, and Vale Crucis Abbey, Correctly Drawn From Nature and Engraved.

      Authors & R Ackermann, Liverpool and London 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE IN ASHANTEE

      1824. DUPUIS, Joseph. JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE IN ASHANTEE. Comprising notes and researches relative to the Gold Coast, and the Interior of Western Africa; chiefly collected from Arabic MSS. and information communicated by the Moslems of Guinea: to which is prefixed an account of the origin and causes of the present war. London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1824. First edition. Illustrated with a folding map and fifteen plates, of which three are folding and one a double-spread. [2],viii,xxxviii,[2],264,cxxxvi pp. Quarto, untrimmed. Original binding; brick cloth spine and grey paper boards, with a printed paper spine label. Boards show general wear at edges and moderate soiling. The cloth spine is sunned and worn through in places, revealing a heavier cloth support below, and the label is chipped. Sporadic foxing throughout text leaves, mostly in the margins, with occasional soiling; however, the foxing is moderately heavy on the opening and closing leaves. The plates show light to moderate foxing, and a few of the plates have some splitting at folds. One plate has an irregular closed tear at the inside edge of the plate. The map also has an irregular tear and is missing chip at the inside edge of the plate. Nonetheless, it is a scarce work, complete and in original boards. Lowndes calls it "a valuable work written by a man of talent." (Abbey 281).

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        LETTERS FROM NORTH AMERICA, written during a tour in the United States and Canada in two volumes.

      London: Hurst, Robinson and Edinburgh: Constable 1824 - Dark red 3/4 leather with 5 raised bands, probably of 20th century origin; clean tight and unmarked with minimal age toning or foxing; engraved plates, folding map, 2 errata slips all FINE condition, overall VG++ or Near Fine condition, all page edges uncut, both half-titles present [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stony Hill Books]
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        Autograph Letter Signed to ¿mon cher colonel, Monticello, November 12, 1824

      - small quarto, one page, formerly folded, now flattened, in fine, clean and legible condition. Written at Monticello: mentioning Jefferson. Lafayette, while on his tour of America in 1824-1825, writes from Monticello where he had been staying with his ¿vieux et venerable ami Jefferson,¿ providing news of various friends and announces that his arrival in Washington will be on the first of December: ¿¿ Mes journées depuis trois mois et six cents lieues de visites dans plusieurs des etats unis ont été tellement remplies que je n¿ai pu répondre ni à mes amis personels, ni a beaucoup de lettres publiques don¿t la vue me donne des regret, plutôt que des remords. Nous nous somes arrêtés depuis quleques jours chez mon vieux et venerable ami Jefferson, et nous allons nous ender à de nouvelles invitations¿¿ American National Biography, vol. 13, pp., 37-38 Dictionary of American Biography, vol. v, part two, pp., 535-539

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        ANTIQUARIAN RESEARCHES: COMPRISING A HISTORY OF THE INDIAN WARS IN THE COUNTRY BORDERING CONNECTICUT RIVER AND PARTS ADJACENT

      Greenfield, Ma:: Ansel Phelps. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1824. Hardcover. American Indians; INDIAN Wars; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, xii, 13-312 pages; ANTIQUARIAN RESEARCHES: COMPRISING A HISTORY OF THE INDIAN WARS IN THE COUNTRY BORDERING CONNECTICUT RIVER AND PARTS ADJACENT. Additional engraved title, folding engraved plate. 8vo (210 x 125 mm). Period calf, covers with wide blindstamped and gilt borders, spine gilt. Moderately foxed throughout, wormhole in first gathering gutter, engraved title repaired with loss to margin at gutter, extremities rubbed. Howes H746; Sabin 33402. Provenance; Swann, Dec 3, 1999, lot 637, $403; signed Bruce McKinney bookplate from the seminal "American Experience Sale" at Bonham's. Can be expected at auction about every 3 years. .

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        Description géographique, historique et commerciale de Java et des autres îles de l'archipel Indien. Traduit de l'Anglais par M. Marchal.

      Tarlier et Jobard, Brüssel 1824 - 4to. Mit 2 gef. kolor. Karten (indischer Archipel: 355x430; Java: 133x405) u. 46 ganzs., davon 10 kolor. Lithographien. XIX, 364 S. Hld (um 1860). Cordier, Bibl. Indosinica 1109. - Lipperheide Ld 17. - Erste französische Ausgabe. - Exlibris auf Innendeckel, berieben, teilweise stockfleckig u. gebräunt, insgesamt jedoch ein schönes Exemplar. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Trattato della conoscenza del cavallo ridotta ai suoi veri principj.

      Subject: (Ippologia). Napoli, nella Stamperia sita Rampe S.Marcellino Num. 3, 1824, 8vo legatura in mezza pelle non recente con fregi doratio e tassello al dorso, pp. 189-(2) con tre tavole incise in rame e ripiegate in fine.

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        WHOLE ART OF BOOK-BINDING, CONTAINING VALUABLE RECIPES FOR SPRINKLING, MARBLING, COLOURING, &C.|THE

      Richmond, VA: Peter Cottom, 1824. contemporary quarter calf over paper covered boards in later clamshell box. 2511|79990|101405|102279/PR. Bookbinding. 12mo. contemporary quarter calf over paper covered boards in later clamshell box. iv, 60 pages. First American from the third English edition, with "considerable additions" (See S-K 7258. Pollard no.89). The 1811 English printing was the first English book devoted entirely to bookbinding. "It is very much a working bookbinder's notebook put in order for publication and owes little to the encyclopaedias." The best description of this important book appears in Highlights from the Bernard C. Middleton Collection of Books on Bookbinding (Rochester, NY, 2000, No.9, page 32): "The first English bookbinding manual, published more than a century after the earliest Continental ones. This slim, unillustrated book covers forwarding somewhat cursorily, but the sections on the sprinkling of book-edges, the sprinkling and marbling of leather covers, and the preparation of the colours are more than detailed. Gold tooling and stationery binding are also dealt with. In these days of complete openness among craftspeople, those of the younger generation may wonder why the book was published anonymously. The reason was that secretiveness was very prevalent at the time and, indeed, persisted in some quarters well within living memory. This apparent meanness of spirit can be understood in the light of very harsh industrial and social conditions and the complete lack of benefits paid by the State. Marblers, in particular, often erected partitions or kept the inquisitive out of their room in order not to be observed at work, so an author who divulged details of the 'art and mystery' of the craft would expect hostility from fellow practitioners. Authors of most later manuals were identified, but they gave generalized instructions which did not include the multitude of essential 'wrinkles' which greatly facilitate procedures. The question of authorship has exercised the minds of a number of historians. I have insufficient space fully to summarize the arguments. Suffice it to say that three candidates have been named: W. Price, an Oswestry binder, whose earliest date in directories is 1828; Nathaniel Minshall, the printer of the manual, and admitted as a solicitor in 1819; and Henry Parry, author of The Art of Bookbinding published in 1817. Of the three, Parry seems the most likely; the Oswestry volume was registered at Stationers' Hall in the name of Henry Parry, so it would be a remarkable coincidence if he were not the author." This American edition is even more scarce than the English edition with only 11 copies cited in OCLC. This copy's foldout table in the back which lists prices for New York bookbinders is torn with most lacking, but facsimile reprint, with letter from previous bookseller, inserted.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Memorials of the Bagot Family Compiled in 1823. Signed and Inscribed Copy

      G+ : in Good condition plus with marbled eps. Cover and spine lightly rubbed. Upper joint slightly split. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down. Contents VG First Edition Contemporary calf 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). 172pp, xxxi. 4 folding tables, 5 engraved plates, hand-coloured engraving of Pool Park, signed on reverse by Lord Bagot. Although the name of the compiler is not stated on the title page, a short paragraph on page 99 states 'William, the Second Lord Bagot, and Compiler of these Memorials..' The volume is inscribed on a preliminary page to Henry Eyers Landor Esq, and dated Blithfield, January 1827. There is also a signature of Lord Bagot on the reverse of the linen back hand coloured engraving bound in at page 74. Also bound in at page 158 is a manuscript description of the felling of an elm tree.

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        Engravings of the Arteries; Illustrating the Second Volume of the Anatomy of the Human Body, and Serving as An Introduction to the Surgery of the Arteries

      London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1824. Cover worn and detached. Spotting to title page and eps. Plates bright and overall VG. Ex.-lib Royal College of Surgeons Fourth Edition Red board cover 260mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). ix, 61pp. 14 hand coloured engraved plates.

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        Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Normandie. Volumes I-V

      Caen, Société Linnéenne de Normandie, 1824-1835. Five volumes in six. 8vo (volumes I-IV), 4to (volume 5), and oblong 4to (atlas to volumes II-IV). 15 lithographed (partly folded) plates in volume I, one hand-coloured geological map, 39 lithographed plates in the atlas volume, mainly depicting lichens by Delise, and geological maps (11 hand-coloured). Uniform half calf over marbled boards. Spines with gilt title.* Rare start of one of the oldest French Linnean society publications. The majority of the papers deal with the geology and palaeontology of Normandy. It includes the rare large, folded, hand-coloured geological map of Normandie which belongs to the paper by De Caumont, on pp. 239-281. The first two volumes were published as Société Linnéenne de Calvados. In volume II, the plates 12 and 13 are on one sheet. The atlas to volume III is bound after the atlas to volume IV. There is no volume III plate 1. The other plates of volume III have a small repair to the fore-edge. A complete collation of the oblong atlas volume is as follows: volume II (1825): pp. [2] (title page), 3-10 (explanation of plates), 27 plates (26 numbered plates + one unnumbered plate called “cercle méthodologique”); III (1827): [ii] (title page), plate explanation), six plates; IV (1828) [ii] (title page and verso, list of plates), eight plates. Some damp-staining, however limited to the plates of volume II, thus probably from before binding. The long hand-coloured views and cross sections of volume IV are clean.(Postage on this item might be more than indicated, please inquire)

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        Naval Battles, from 1744 to the Peace in 1814, Critically Reviewed and Illustrated

      Lon., 1824.. b/w charts, plates, some folding. Ills. in text.

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        Reflexions Pratiques sue Les Maladies de la Peau Appelees D'artres...[I] A Practical Treatise on Lepra Vulgaris, with Cases... To Which Are Added, Observations on the Treatment of Some of the Local Varieties of Psoriasis

      Paris; Ipswich Chez L'Auteur et al; J King, County Press 1824; 1834. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Scattered browning to first volume. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons Troisieme Edition; First Edition Half leather marbled board cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 156pp; 74pp. Sur Leurs Causes, Leur Siege, Les Moyens de Guerison Employes Jusqu'a ce Jour, et Sur Une Nouvelle Methode de Traitment Appelee Traitement par Absorption Cutanee; Accompagnees D'un Nombre Considerable D'Observations ou son Emploi a ete Suivi D'un Succes Complet. [Volume I in French. Volume II in English.].

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        Rotvelsk Lexicon.

      Viborg: R.P. Dons 1824. X+64 s. Samtidigt, lidt løst marmoreret omslag med papirlabel på foromslag, ny ryg påsat. Gammelt navn på inderside af foromslag.. N. V. Dorph var den første der optegnede det jyske Keltringe- eller Skøjersprog. Gennem Blichers novelle "Keltringliv", der udelukkende bygger på Dorph, blev dette sprog kendt i videre kredse. Det var Dorphs bekendtskab med Blicher der bragte ham til at lægge sig efter det rotvælske sprog, hvortil han 1824 udgav ovenstående lille ordbog. Sproget havde han lært af en tater, der sad i Viborg Tugthus. Bibl. Danica IV,76. Meget sjælden

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        IL REALE CASTELLO DI AGLIE' NEI DINTORNI DI TORINO LE CHATEAU ROYAL D'AGLIE' AUX ENVIRONS DE TURIN

      Torino, Reycend, 1824 - Incisione originale su matrice di rame eseguita all'acquatinta, finemente colorata all'acquerello d'epoca. In lastra, sotto la parte figurata, indicazione degli autori, titolo in francese e in versione italiana nonchè indirizzo dello stampatore in italiano, La trasposizione su lastra è opera di Landini Domenico, incisore italiano della prima metà del XIX secolo. Il disegno dell'opera spetta al disegnatore e litografo piemontese M. Nicolosino. L'immagine in esame raffigura uno scorcio prospettico del grandioso castello ducale di Agliè, in provincia di Torino. L'edificazione del suo nucleo centrale, del quale sono tuttora identificabili le tracce, è iniziata nel XII secolo per conto della famiglia comitale sei San Martino, originari del Canavese. Nel 1939 lo Stato acquistò dalla Casa Reale il castello che venne adibito a museo, negli anni Ottanta è stato oggetto di un ulteriore delicato restauro. Annesso al castello vi è un grande parco che lo circonda su tre lati. Nel 1839 l'area venne sistemata in forme romantiche, con giardini all'italiana e all'inglese organizzati in terrazze su tre piani. All'ingresso si trova una fontana settecentesca che simboleggia la Dora Baltea che si getta nel Po, opera di Ignazio e Filippo Collino. Tavola tratta dalla raccolta di vedute dei dintorni di Torino, opera di notevole raffinatezza tecnica ed interesse vedutistico di chiese e residenze sabaude. Esemplare in buono stato conservativo. 0

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio]
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        Malerische Reise Am Rhein von Den Vogesen Bis Zum Siebengeburge

      Published by Joseph Engelmann [1824], Heidelberg - , 34 pages, text in German, complete with 40 engraved plates by J. Roux, scenes from a journey along the Rhine, has article in German tipped in at front free endpaper titled 'Empfehlenswerte Schriften besonders für Reisende, im verlag von Josef Engelmann in Heidelberg' [publisher's advertisement] First Edition , boards rubbed and lightly stained, scuffed at corners, slight loss to lower edge of front board, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, light water stain at lower edge of early pages, plates nice and clean, book in good condition , light green paper covered boards, yellow paper at spine 41 x 28 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Principia Legis & Aequitatis: Being an Alphabetical Collection of Maxims, Principles or Rules, Definitions, and Memorable Sayings in Law and Equity. And the Latin Maxims and Rules Translated, by John Richardson, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn. Fifth Edition

      Printed J. & W.T. Clarke, Law Booksellers . . . Lincoln's Inn London 1824 - Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, joints rubbed, else a very good copy Final edition of the substantial and successful, alphabetically arranged, collection of maxims, numbering over 2,000, which "contains more law and more useful matter than any one book of the same size which can be put into the hands of the student" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Selection of Ancient Coins (of Magna Graecia and Sicily) later published as Specimens of Ancient Coins

      London: Septimus Prowett, 1824. First printing. Leather quarters_hardback. Very Good. Del Frate, Henry Moses. This rarity on offer here preceded the famous 1826 edition by the same publisher, which was entitled "Specimens of Ancient Coins", while this earlier edition is titled "Selection of Ancient Coins" having been published in 1824, and it is thus the missing first edition proper. The spine bears the title in large gilt letters: NOEHDEN'S ANCIENT COINS. These letters are on a rich red leather section which has decorative gilt motifs at each end. The large patterned cloth covers are dark green, with matching leather quarters and spine section. Exterior: condition Very Good. Interior also in Very Good condition, with only occasional light foxing to report. This book contains 33 printed pages of text, plus 10 rich original illustrations of the ancient coins under discussion: Gold coin of the Brutti (x2); Silver coin of Agrigentum; Silver coin of the Camarina (x3); Silver coin of Egesta; Silver coin of Segesta; Silver coin of Catana (x2), all with Noehden's detailed discussions of them. A very insightful early research which showed for certain the ancient Greek & Trojan colonies of southern Italy and Sicily. All pages printed on fine quality paper. There are 8 copies of the later 1826 edition held in British libraries, but only 1 other copy of this earlier 1824 first edition is known to exist, which is held at Exeter library. Ultra rare.

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        A. Miaulis beats the Turkish fleet at Kos."

      Philhellenic: Munich H. Kohler c1835. Tinted lithograph, as issued, of Andreas Miaoulis, from Peter von Hess's Album of Greek Heroism, or the Deliverance of Greece / Griechenlands Befreiung ... in XXXIX Bildern.[ First edition.] within decorative borders incorporating captions in Greek, German, French & English. The borders are decorated with guns, swords and helmets with the Greek flag to the left; on the right a crucifix and other emblems of the Christian church; at the top Turkish weapons, laid down, with a fez ,and below, sails and naval instruments The image shows Miaoulis on board ship after the Naval Battle of Gerontas which took place near Kos and Leros, at the end of August, 1824. The two fleets first engaged in battle on August 24 between Kos and Alicarnassus. The following day was marked by very poor weather which caused the Greek fleet to take refuge in the Gulf of Gerontas. On August 29, 1824, the main battle was fought between Leros and the coast of Asia Minor. The Greeks, making use of their fireships destroyed some 30 enemy ships and sent the rest fleeing towards Alikarnassos (Bodrum). Many officers were taken prisoner including the commander of the Tunisian fleet. Eventually, the Egyptian fleet retired to Crete while the Turkish fleet returned to the Dardanelles. Andreas Vokos, nicknamed Miaoulis (1768 – 1835), was an admiral and politician who commanded Greek naval forces during the Greek War of Independence (1821-1829). Miaoulis, who was of Arvanite origin, was born in Euboea and settled on the island of Hydra east of the Morea and was known among his fellow islanders as a trader in corn who had gained wealth and made a popular use of his money. He had been a merchant captain, and was chosen to lead the naval forces of the islands when they rose against the government of the Sultan. Miaoulis contributed in every way possible to the cause of the resistance against the Turks. He expended the money he had made from his wheat-shipping business during the Napoleonic Wars. Between May 1825 and January 1826,Miaoulis led the Greeks to victory over the Turks in skirmishes off Modon, Cape Matapan, Suda, and Cape Papas. As early as 1822 Miaoulis was appointed navarch, (Greek: Νάυαρχος) or admiral, of the swarm of small vessels which formed the insurgent fleet. He commanded the expedition sent to take revenge for the massacre of Chios in the same year. He was victorious at the Battle of Nauplia in September. In 1824, after the conquest of Psara by the Turks, he commanded the Greek forces which prevented the further progress of the Sultan's fleet, though at the cost of the loss of many fire ships and men. But in the same year he was unable to prevent the Egyptian forces from occupying Navarino, though he harassed them with some success. In 1825 he succeeded in carrying stores and reinforcements into Missolonghi, when it was besieged for the second time, though he could not avert its fall. When independence had been obtained, Miaoulis in his old age was entangled in the civil conflicts of his country, as an opponent of Capodistrias and the Russian Party : he seized some of the principal ships of the Greek fleet at Poros in August 1831, including the Hellas, and destroyed them during the counter-attack of the Russian fleet. He was one of the deputation sent to invite King Otho to accept the crown of Greece, and was made rear-admiral and then vice-admiral by him. Otto also awarded him with the Grand Cross of the Order of the Redeemer. Image bright and clean; light spotting to blank borders; tear [repaired] to lower margin. Peter( Heinrich Lambert} von Hess 1792-1871, was a German painter, known for historic paintings, especially of the Napoleonic Wars and the Greek War of Independence. In 1833, at Ludwig's request, he accompanied Otto of Greece to the newly formed Kingdom of Greece, where at Athens he gathered materials for pictures of the war of liberation. He stayed nine months in Greece, interviewing heroes and eyewitnesses of the 1821 revolution. His first- hand knowledge of the heroes gives power to his work. He drew 39 historical persons The sketches which he then made were placed, forty in number, in the Pinakothek, after being copied in wax on a large scale by Nilsen, in the northern arcades of the Hofgarten at Munich, [sadly now destroyed]. It should be noted that Hess was not present during the Revolution; the paintings are representations of reported events. many are of Greek victories, or of heroic deaths of the Greek leaders. Not in Blackmer ,Droulia or Contominas. Philhellenic Andreas Miaoulis Gerontas Kos

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        The Inheritance

      Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and T. Cadell, 1824 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A lovely first edition of Susan Edmonstone Ferrier's humorous second novel, replete with eccentric and poignant gentrified characters. Susan Edmonstone Ferrier (17821854) was a Romantic novelist with a keen eye for the ridiculous, providing entertaining portrait of Scottish society. Her first novel, Marriage, was published anonymously and, although a few people guessed the author's identity, Susan Ferrier denied authorship. It was an immediate success, the lively humour and social satire having great appeal. The author had a sharp eye for the foibles of human nature and several of her more eccentric characters such as Lady Maclaughlan and the three aunts at Glenfern Castle were based on real people. The Inheritance was enthusiastically received; Scott, Henry Mackenzie and his daughters, Francis Jeffrey, Basil Hall, and the Argyll family all expressed their delight. Her friends were able to recognize her father James Ferrier in the character of Uncle Adam Ramsay, and others who read the novel enjoyed speculating on the identity of the characters. Despite its reception, and the fact that her authorship was now widely known, she wished once again to remain anonymous. DNBCondition: In quarter calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally rubbed. One jointiscracked, one starting. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright and very clean throughout, with just the occasional mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Organon de l'art de guérir traduit de l'original allemand par Erneste George De Brunnow

      Dresde, chez Arnold 1824 In-8° broché, couverture d'attente de l'époque, LXII-271 pages et un feuillet d'errata. Exemplaire dans sa condition originelle, broché, à toutes marges. Ex-dono manuscrit au verso du premier plat. Cette première traduction parue à Dresde dont le Duc souverain, Frédéric-Ferdinand fut un des premiers protecteurs d'une méthode qui déclencha immédiatement des phénomènes d'amour et de haine est le premier livre français d'homéopathie, considéré du fait de son importance et de sa réelle rareté comme le graal de tous collectionneurs d'histoire de l'homéopathie. Cet exemplaire - en exact état de parution - est rendu unique et exceptionnel par son appartenance. Il a été offert au grand chirurgien, Récamier, élève de Desault dont l'amitié avec Hahnemann est bien connue. En témoigne, l'annotation manuscrite figurant au dos du premier plat "Mr le docteur Récamier", probablement de la main du traducteur et maitre d'oeuvre de l'édition, le Baron Erneste George Von Brunnow. On connaît le role de celui-ci sur la propagation de l'homoeopathie à ses débuts dans toute l'Europe et le couple associatif qu'il forma avec Hahnemann après avoir été son patient pourrait évoquer d'autres relations ayant présidée à la naissance d'autres révolutions médicales, comme Deslon et Mesmer, ou Marie Bonaparte et Freud. Signé par l'auteur

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        Batavian Anthology On Specimens Of The Dutch Poets (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)

      Taylor And Hessey, 1824. FIRST EDITION 1824. Signed by author on title page. Small tight book that is Very Good and clean.. Some browning of the corners of the endpapers. Half-bound with calf, corners rubbed. Overall lovely condition. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Half-Leather. Good Plus.

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        The Arcana of Arts and Sciences, or, Farmers' and Mechanics' Manual

      Washington, PA: J. Grayson. 1824. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 1824, First printing. 348 pp. Hardcover, 12mo., full calf, gilt label at spine. Former owner's ink note, dated at 1825 at fly leaf; signatures at pastedowns; small note on front pastedown says that this book was bought from the author. Light mottle to leather; flaking at spine ends; tiny insect hole at rear outer hinge; secure joints and hinges; light wear to spine label. Foxing throughout, but readable text. Sound binding. Digital images available upon request.

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        ANALYSE HISTORIQUE De L'ETABLISSEMENT Du CREDIT PUBLIC En FRANCE.

      Galerie de Bossange Pere,, Paris: 1824 - 6 fold-out charts at rear. Scarce book on the subject, with OCLC recording just 3 institutional holdings. Some modest extremity wear to binding. A square & tight, solid VG copy. Later tan half-sheep binding with purple cloth boards. Gilt author lettering stamped to spine. 8vo. 8-1/2" x 5-1/2". 1st edition. Not in Goldsmith. [4], 234 pp. Untrimmed. Text in French. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal of a Ten months' Residence in New Zealand

      Longman, Brown, Green, London 1824 - pp.vi, 320. Frontispiece. Contemporary half calf and papered boards. Some rubbing to boards. Nice copy. Internals very good. Cruise's impressions of the north of New Zealand and of Maori society during the climax of Hongi's influence and the intertribal wars. NZNB1504 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        STAMPA IL REALE CASTELLO DI AGLIE' NEI DINTORNI DI TORINO LE CHATEAU ROYAL D'AGLIE' AUX ENVIRONS DE TURIN

      Torino, Reycend, 1824Incisione originale su matrice di rame eseguita all'acquatinta, finemente colorata all'acquerello d'epoca. In lastra, sotto la parte figurata, indicazione degli autori, titolo in francese e in versione italiana nonchè indirizzo dello stampatore in italiano, La trasposizione su lastra è opera di Landini Domenico, incisore italiano della prima metà del XIX secolo. Il disegno dell'opera spetta al disegnatore e litografo piemontese M. Nicolosino. L'immagine in esame raffigura uno scorcio prospettico del grandioso castello ducale di Agliè, in provincia di Torino. L'edificazione del suo nucleo centrale, del quale sono tuttora identificabili le tracce, è iniziata nel XII secolo per conto della famiglia comitale sei San Martino, originari del Canavese. Nel 1939 lo Stato acquistò dalla Casa Reale il castello che venne adibito a museo, negli anni Ottanta è stato oggetto di un ulteriore delicato restauro. Annesso al castello vi è un grande parco che lo circonda su tre lati. Nel 1839 l'area venne sistemata in forme romantiche, con giardini all'italiana e all'inglese organizzati in terrazze su tre piani. All'ingresso si trova una fontana settecentesca che simboleggia la Dora Baltea che si getta nel Po, opera di Ignazio e Filippo Collino. Tavola tratta dalla raccolta di vedute dei dintorni di Torino, opera di notevole raffinatezza tecnica ed interesse vedutistico di chiese e residenze sabaude. Esemplare in buono stato conservativo.

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        Oeuvres Complètes de Voltaire. Avec des remarques et des notes historiques, scientifiques, et littéraires, par MM. Auguis, Clogenson, Daunou, Louis du Bois, Etienne, Charles Nodier, etc. 97-volume set (complete)

      Delangle Frères 1824-34, Paris - Octavo. Half leather over marbled paper covered boards, with gold lettering on spines. marbled endpapers. Fascinating edition of the works of the most famous French Enlightenment writer, essayist and philosopher of all times. It includes: Vol. 1 : Biographie. Vol.2 : Mémoires. Vol. 3-12 : Théâtre. Vol. 13 : La Henriade. Vol. 14 : La Pucelle. Vol. 15-18 : Poésie. Vol. 19-24 : Essai sur les moeurs. Vol. 25-27 : Le Siècle de Louis XIV. Vol. 28-29 : Le Siècle de Louis XV. Vol. 30 : Histoire de Charles XII. Vol. 31 : Histoire de Russie. Vol. 32-33 : Annales de l'Empire. Vol. 34 : Histoire du Parlement de Paris. Vol. 35-37 : Mélanges historiques. Vol. 38-40 : Politique et législation. Vol. 41-42 : Physique. Vol. 43-48 : Philosophie. Vol. 49-50 : Dialogues. Vol. 51-58 : Dictionnaire philosophique, petite perte à la coiffe du volume 54. Vol. 59-60 : Romans. Vol. 61 : Facéties. Vol. 62-64 : Mélanges littéraires. Vol. 65-67 : Commentaires. Vol. 68-95 : Correspondance. Vol. 96-97 : Tableau analytique. Some edge wear on bindings with joints, edges and corners partly rubbed. A few volumes have their head or tail of spine chipped. Volume 97 has a different binding and is from a different publisher (Beaudouin Frères). Only volume 64 is in poor condition with its first 50 pages missing and heavy worming affecting text. Sporadic foxing throughout. Text in French. Bindings in overall fair to good, interior in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of English Poetry from the Close of the Eleventh to the Commencement fo the Eighteenth Century

      London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, 1824. Second edition. Four octavo volumes in the publisher's blue-grey paper-covered boards with cloth spines and paper spine lables. Complete with the engraved frontis of Thomas Warton. Staining along spine edge indicates some type of repair to the spine, but no cloth added, not rebacked, recased or otherwise muddled by restoration. Paper worn from board edges and spine cloth chipped at extremities, but internal contents are generally attractive. Warton's work on English Poetry, originally published 1774 - 1781, was quite valuable to the academic community, but Price's editorial notations in the second edition are quite phenomenal. He discusses the importance of Beowulf at length and highlights a few of the alliterative poems contained in M.S. Cott. Nero A.x. This is the first publication of any work from this manuscript, which includes: "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight," "Pearl," "Cleanness," and "Patience." All works are attributed to the same author, although still anonymous, it is generally agreed that his late fourteenth century verse is some of the most important from the era.

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        ELEMENTS Of The ART Of DYEING; With a Description of the Art of Bleaching by Oxymuriatic Acid. In Two Volumes. Translated from the French, with Notes and Engravings, Illustrative and Supplementary, by Andrew Ure, M.D. F.R.S

      London:: Printed for Thomas Tegg, et al.. 1824.. 8vo. 2nd edition. 2 volumes.. Original publisher's ribbon-embossed cloth with paper title labels to spine.. VG (some chipping to title labels/avg wear/usual foxing). Overall, a. respectable set in the original cloth.. Claude Louis Berthollet was most noted for applying the [then] newly- discovered oxygenated muriatic acid to vegetable colors for the purpose of bleaching. The revolutionary results of Berthollet's experiments, conducted in collaboration with his son, A. B. Berthollet, were first published in 1791, in their "Elemens de l'Art de la Teinture." In 1809, Berthollet published a second edition of his work which included many important modifications & additions. The Scottish chemist Andrew Ure translated this second edition, appending his own notes & additional illustrative plates. Ure's edition, here offered, included details of the newest research on dyeing & dyestuffs, particularly the discoveries of J. B. Vitalis which appeared in his "Cours Elementaire de Teinture" [Paris, 1823]. In addition, the plates contributed by Ure depicted some of the newest machinery used in the active English dyeing establishments of the period. Ure also included a table for converting French weights & measures into the English equivalents. . Illustrated with plates.

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        Malsesine vers Riva.

      Publiè par Orell Fussli & Comp. à Zurich. 1824 - Veduta di Malcesine disegnata dal vero da Johann Jacob Wetzel e incisa dal di lui allievo Conrad Caspar Rordorf, come si legge nella parte inferiore, fuori cornice. Wetzel (1781-1834) fu disegnatore, paesaggista e scrittore; la presente tavola si trova ad illustrare "Voyage pittoresque au lac de Garda ou Benaco" edito a Zurigo nel 1824. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Il Garda nelle stampe" a cura di Ugo Spini, scheda n. 47 pg 46. Formato: Acquatinta di dimensioni 19x27 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        Sämmtliche Werke. Hrsg. v. J. G. Gruber. 53 in 52 Bänden.

      Georg Joachim Göschen 1824-1828, Leipzig - Kl.-8vo. Mit 1 lithograph. Portrait Wielands. Braune Pp. d. Zeit m. schwarzen RSchildern u. Linienvergoldung. Gelbschnitt. Goedeke IV/1, 573 193. - Erste kritische und immer noch umfangreichste Gesamtausgabe. - Mit der Biographie Wielands von Gruber. - Einbände gering berieben, Vorsätze, Schnitt u. Titelbl. stockfleckig. Schöne, uniform gebundene Reihe. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        This Plate representing the Royal Squadron in Leith Roads, at the moment of King George 4ths. leaving the Royal Yacht to Land in Scotland. is most respectfully dedicated to His most Gracious Majesty

      London: 1824. Aquatint printed in blue, coloured by hand, by W. Bennett after Schetky. 14 x 20 9/16 inches. A fine aquatint by William James Bennett after Schetky recalling the landing of King George IV at Leith in Scotland. Following his coronation in July of 1821, George IV visited Ireland in August and September of the same year. The following summer he sailed for Scotland landing at Leith on 14 August, he remained in Edinburgh until 29 August before returning to England. Schetky, Marine Painter Extraordinary to the King and the Duke of Clarence, here recalls the events at Leith. Not in Deak William James Bennett Master of the Aquatint View New York, 1988

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        Darstellung des Wapen- und Adelsbeweises EA

      - Wien, Leopold Grund, 1824., Darstellung des Wapen- und Adelsbeweises nach den allgemeinen und besonderen politischen Gesetzen Oesterreichs, in Verbindung mit dem allgemeinen bürgerlichen Gesetzbuche, der Gerichtsordnung, Heraldik und Diplomatik zu historischen und juristischen Entscheidungen; nebst einem praktischen Theile über Verwandschafts-, Abstammungs- und Standes-Prozesse und Proben der alten Häuser Kinsky, Hoyos, Attems, Bathori, Tettau, u.s.w., als Handbuch für den Adel, für öffentliche Beamte bey politischen und gerichtlichen Stellen, dann Professoren, Wapenkönige, Advocaten, Agenten, Archivare, geschichtsforscher, und alle jene, welche mit Adelsbeweisen, Stammbäumen und Ahnenproben zu thun haben. von A. R. Namestnik, 3 Theile in 1 Band, hrsg. Wien, 1824, Verlag Leopold Grund; mit 4 gest. Tafeln u. 6 auf mehrf. gef. Stammtafeln, gr 8°, 1 Bl. VIS, 1 Bl, 307 S, 1 Bl, OKart, HiDeckel stärker fleckig u. mit Fehlst., komplettes Exemplar m. den raren Stichen!

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        Punctuation Personified or Pointing Made Easy By Mr. Stops

      London: J. Harris & Son, 1824. Pink-beige wrappers with wear to extremities, some sunning and slight soiling. 16 pages each with a six line poem andafabulous colour plate illustrating an element of english punctuation. One page of ads for 52 other publications. Rare and desirable.. 1st. Wraps. VG. 12 Mo..

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        Principia Legis & Aequitatis: Being an Alphabetical Collection of Maxims, Principles or Rules, Definitions, and Memorable Sayings in Law and Equity. And the Latin Maxims and Rules Translated, by John Richardson, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn. Fifth Edition

      Final edition of the substantial and successful, alphabetically arranged, collection of maxims, numbering over 2,000, which "contains more law and more useful matter than any one book of the same size which can be put into the hands of the student". Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, joints rubbed, else a very good copy. Printed J. & W.T. Clarke, Law Booksellers . . . Lincoln's Inn, London, 1824.

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        The Universal Herbal or Botanical, Medical and Agricultural Dictionary. Containing an Account of All the Known Plants in the World, Arranged According to the Linnean System . Uses . Propagation . Adapted to The Farmer, Gardener, . And Housekeepers

      Printed at The Caxton Press, By Henry Fisher. Printer in Ordinary to His Majesty. 38 Newgate Street, N.d. [1924], London 1824 - 2 Volumes, 27.3 cm x 21 cm, pp. [iv], 790; 885, [1] - list of plates. Volume 1 contains 58 Hand-Coloured plates (includes frontispiece & engraved title-page) dated from March 1816 to 1823; Volume 2 contains 50 Hand-Coloured plates (includes frontispiece) dated from Sept. 1817 to 1823, Lacks plate at p. 715 - Tulips. Contemporary binding in half calf and marbled boards. Rebacked with original spine strips laid-on, new gilt-stamped double spine labels, corners consolidated. Covers scuffed, offsetting from the plates, minor occasional soiling in text, tanning to endpapers, otherwise quite a good copy with the majjority of hand-coloured plates bright and clean. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World. Compiled from the Best Authorities and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries, Philadelphia.

      Anthony Finley, Philadelphia 1824 - Anthony Finley (c. 1790-1840) was a prominent American cartographic publisher in the early 19th century. "A New General Atlas" was well received and praised for its clearness and accuracy. Plates in this edition include 27 maps of North America (including Georgia, New England states, New York and Mexico), 17 of Europe and 8 of Asia, Africa and South America. Western and Eastern Hemispheres are also included, plus the world on the Mercator Projection. The 2 charts are comparative of mountains and rivers around the world. Atlas. Illustrated with 58 hand colored engraved maps and 2 charts. Small folio (13.5" x 10.75"); publisher's half leather and marbled boards; spine is gilded in 6 compartments, faded; original printed green paper label on cover. Second issue of first edition. All engravings by Young & Delleker. Some wear to edges, minor dampstaining to endpaper and title page. Minor scattered foxing in margins, images mostly unaffected. Severe foxing to map of South America. Owner signature in pen on title page (John L. Brune ?). Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, 1824. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ELEMENTS Of The ART Of DYEING; With a Description of the Art of Bleaching by Oxymuriatic Acid. In Two Volumes. Translated from the French, with Notes and Engravings, Illustrative and Supplementary, by Andrew Ure, M.D. F.R.S

      Printed for Thomas Tegg et al. London:: Printed for Thomas Tegg, et al.. 1824.. 8vo. 2nd edition. 2 volumes.. Original publisher's ribbon-embossed cloth with paper title labels to spine.. VG (some chipping to title labels/avg wear/usual foxing). Overall, a. respectable set in the original cloth.. Claude Louis Berthollet was most noted for applying the [then] newly- discovered oxygenated muriatic acid to vegetable colors for the purpose of bleaching. The revolutionary results of Berthollet's experiments, conducted in collaboration with his son, A. B. Berthollet, were first published in 1791, in their "Elemens de l'Art de la Teinture." In 1809, Berthollet published a second edition of his work which included many important modifications & additions. The Scottish chemist Andrew Ure translated this second edition, appending his own notes & additional illustrative plates. Ure's edition, here offered, included details of the newest research on dyeing & dyestuffs, particularly the discoveries of J. B. Vitalis which appeared in his "Cours Elementaire de Teinture" [Paris, 1823]. In addition, the plates contributed by Ure depicted some of the newest machinery used in the active English dyeing establishments of the period. Ure also included a table for converting French weights & measures into the English equivalents. . Illustrated with plates.

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