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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Il Cartiglio di R. C]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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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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        Bref om de Förenta Staterna, författade under en resa till Amerika, ären 1818, 1819, 1820

      Stockholm: Tryckt I Ecksteinska Tryckeriet, 1824., 1824. Text: 2 Volumes in 1. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., ix, 242 [ie. 238: pp. 109-112 omitted in pagination], [1 leaf]errata; viii, [243]-496, [1 leaf]errata. folding table printed on both sides. additional engraved title in each vol. oblong folio atlas of plates containing: lithographed title, 16 aquatint, lithographed & engraved plates & maps of varying sizes (1 folding) & 2 leaves of letterpress. text bound in contemporary quarter morocco over glazed paper bds., spine stamped in gilt & blind, the plate volume in the same glazed paper bds., expertly rebacked to match. the smaller plates & 2 text leaves tipped on to larger sheets. A nice set (minor marginal soiling to some plates, long tear in folding plate repaired - no loss). First Edition of this rare and finely illustrated Swedish travel narrative to America. Klinckowström, a naval officer, was sent to America by the Swedish government to study naval installations and ship construction. The present account, written in epistolary format, describes his travels in New York, Washington, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and includes extensive discussion of towns and cities, social life, aboriginals, commerce and finance, shipping, manufacturing, politics, the U.S. constitution, police, prisons, immigration, West Point, the navy, and a meeting with President Monroe. The atlas volume is particularly valuable, containing fine large aquatint views of Broadway, described by Stokes and Haskell as "one of the most picturesque and interesting early views of Broadway and City-Hall" - showing period costume and modes of transportation from an elegant coach to a small push-cart, New York Harbour - showing steam ferries and sailboats, Gerards Bank in Philadelphia, the bridge over the Schuylkill River near Philadelphia, Hoboken, the Capitol in Washington, two large engraved maps of the Northern States and Canada, and the Southern States by John Melish, and smaller lithographed and engraved maps and plans of New York, Philadelphia, etc. Howes K-201 (incorrect pagination). Larson 400. Sabin 38053 (lacking atlas). Stokes & Haskell, American Historical Prints, 1932, pp. 102, 105, pl. 46a.. F. Hardcover.

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        Viajes del capitan Lemuel Gulliver á diversos paises remotos. Traducidos de la edicion francesa por Don Ramon Máximo Spartal Segunda edicion con láminas

      Madrid, Imprenta de I. Sancha, 1824. - 3 vols. 15x10,5 cm. I: 1 hoja, XXXVI-255 pp., 2 láminas. II: 1 hoja, VIII-267 pp., 2 láminas. III: 1 hoja, XXVIII-211 pp., 2 láminas. Encuadernación original en piel valenciana con tejuelo en el lomo. Buen estado de conservación, aunque con algunos pliegos oscurecidos y un pequeño taladro de polilla en el margen interior del volumen II. Edición española, muy rara en comercio. De las seis láminas que ilustran los viajes, solo las dos últimas aparecen firmadas: "Francisco Ber[na]z inv. Alfonso Ver[na]z lo gravó". Todas ellas tienen texto al pie: I. "Gulliver es aprisionado por los lilliputienses"; II. "Gulliver penetra por las mieses de Brobdingnag"; III. "Gulliver observa la Ysla aérea"; IV. "Gulliver se desnuda a presencia de su amo"; V. "Gulliver conducido por un brobsingnagense"; VI. "Gulliver entra en el reyno de Sevarambia". Una viñeta de cabecera grabada al cobre, que se repite al inicio de las diversas partes, reproduce una goleta saliendo del puerto. Palau 325876. PMM 185.

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        A General History of Quadrupeds

      Newcastle upon Tyne: T Bewick & Son, 1824. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Bewick. Newcastle upon Tyne. 1824. 8th Edition. 8vo. Pages x, 526. Illustrated with many wood cuts of animals and vignettes (many of human interest and humour). All edges marbled. Rebound (c1980s) in ¾ leather with appropriate marbled paper to boards. New endpapers. Recent bookplate. Highly decorative blind tooling to leather on boards. Raised bands to spine, gilt decoration to bands, decorative blind-tooling to spine panels, gilt labels. Binding ¿ fine. Contents clean, unmarked and free from foxing. A fine item

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        Original Drawings by Henry Alken for Butcher's Boy and Baker's Boy. A Set of Four Plates

      London: S. & J. Fuller, 1824. Full Morocco. Near Fine. Two superb equine color aquatint prints and the original Alken drawings that served as their basis. Elephantine folio sized, 18.87 by 12 inches, 48 by 31 cm. The aquatint prints are watermarked 1826, or two years after the presumed dates of the pencil sketches. S. & J. Fuller was the printer. The aquatints have small differences from the drawings, as one might expect, when the actual engraver was working off of the sketch, as opposed to strictly tracing it. Some details, such as clouds, are absent in the sketches but present in the aquatints. The prints here are especially rich in their coloration, and one can only describe them as pristine versions of the drawings. Starting in the front joints. Rubbing along rear joints. Other edgewear to the binding, which remains a handsome brown morocco, with gilt decoration (ruled lines, elaborate corner floral devices, etc.) With a handsome fabric endpaper.

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        A biographical history of England from Edbert the Great to the Revolution : consisting of characters disposed in different classes, and adapted to a methodical catalogue of engraved British heads [complete in 6 volumes]

      London : W. Baynes and Son, 1824. 5th Edition. Physical description: 6 v. ; 23 cm. Subjects: Great Britain -- Biography -- History -- Portraits. Full title: A biographical history of England from Edbert 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 medles / By the Rev. J. Granger ... 5th edition, with upwards of four hundred additional lives, in six volumes. Finely bound copies in modern aniline calf-backed, marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spine, with raised bands and gilt-decorated spine compartments. Minor, scattered foxing, mainly around prelims. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        Diploma of batchelor of letters, signed 'B.G. Cuvier' in ink, 1 page large folio (310 x 405 mm., 12 x 16 inches) with papered seal, Paris 2 October 1824.

      - On vellum printed with an elaborate border, headed 'Université de France. The certificate was awarded to Frederic Geoffroi Diehl, who is recorded as having been born at Strasbourg on 6 October 1804, and is signed by Cuvier in his capacity as grand master 'à l'égard des Facultés de Théologie protestantes'. Three further counter-signatures.

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        A Touch of the Fine Arts

      London: Thomas M’Lean 1824 - First edition. 7 ½ in. x 11 in. Not paginated. Illustrated with 12 colored aquatint plates, each with its own description. With a leaf of ads at the end. Full green straight-grain morocco; wide gilt borders, inner dentelles gilt, bound by Zaehnsdorf with his stamp and his gilt seal; top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. A beautifully bound copy in fine condition. Tooley 58. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Rechnungsführer nach Anleitung der Gesetze, oder Sammlung der bestehenden allerhöchsten Gesetze und Verordnungen, welche die Verrechnung des Steuer-, Kirchen-, Waisen-, Depositen- und Armeninstituts-Vermögens, dann der obrigkeitlichen Gelder und Naturalien, wie auch derlei Bezugsrechte und ihre Eintreibung zum Gegenstande haben. Für Böhmen Mähren und Schlesien. Ein Handbuch für öffentliche und Privatbeamte, k. kreisämtliche Liquidazions-Untersuchungs-Kommissäre, obrigkeitliche Bevollmächtigte und Revidenten

      Brünn, Traßler 1824 -1825. 4 Bände. 12, 668, (8); 8, 710, (6); (4), 385, (3); (2), 528, 70 Seiten Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild - Sammlung von Gesetzen, Verordnungen und Gebühren für verschiedene Berufe: Abdecker, Advocaten, Apotheker usw., zur Rechnungsführung von Steuer-, Kirchen- und Armeninstituts-Vermögen, öffentlicher Gelder usw. 1: Allgemeine Regeln; Von den obrigkeitlichen Wirtschaftsbeamten; Von den Wirtschaftsrechnungen; 2: Steuereinnehmer, verschiedene Steuersysteme, erlaubte und verbotene Grundbesitzveränderungen, Steueraufteilung, Erhebung und Eintreibung der Steuern, etc.; 3: Verrechnung des Kirchen-Vermögens; Verrechnung des Waisen-Vermögens; Verrechnung des Depositen-Vermögens; 4: Armeninstitute, Zuteilung an die Armen, Anlage von Stiftungsvermögen, Revision; Bauinspizienten, Bauaufsicht, Baurechnungen, Verrechnung des Gemeindevermögens; Sachregister für das Gesamtwerk. Band 1 Rückenschild abgeblättert, Band 4 fehlen Seiten 529-44 -

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        Garda.

      Leuthold, Zurigo. 1824 - Veduta di Garda 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 45. Formato: Acquatinta di dimensioni 19x27 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

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        The Works of William Robertson, D. D

      London - William Baynes and Son, 1824 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Ten bright volumes of The Works of William Robertson. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. Volumes I - X of XII. The works included in this set are the histories of Scotland, the period of Charles V, and America. William Robertson, 1721 1793, was a Scottish historian and Principal of the University of Edinburgh. He was educated in Dalkeith and at the University of Edinburgh, where he studied divinity. He became minister at Gladsmuir in 1743 and later at Lady Yester's Kirk and Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh. A staunch Presbyterian and Whig, he volunteered to defend the city against the Jacobites led by Prince Charles Edward Stuart in 1745. During his lifetime, Robertson became Royal Chaplain to George III , Principal of the University of Edinburgh, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and Royal Historiographer. He was also a member of the Poker Club. Robertson was a significant figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and also of the moderates in the Church of Scotland. Of Robertsons works, the Dictionary of National Biography tells us, they helped establish historical writing as one of the foremost literary genres of Enlightenment Scotland. The dignity of his style brought equal dignity to the subject matter, and in no small measure Robertson's works helped pave the way for the dominance of history that was to follow in the nineteenth century. Robertsonis the only major British historian of the period to attempt something like a global history, encompassing Scotland, continental Europe, colonial America, and India. Moreover, the focus of each of his works was equally extensive, taking in the broad patterns and movements of history, always seeking to place historical events in their widest context. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is some mild wear to the extremities, including some mild bumping and rubbing. There is a small label to the front board of volume 5. Internally the pages are bright with occasional spotting, most prominent to the first and last few pages. There is an ink inscription on the front blank of each volume. Overall the condition is very good..

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        THE TRIAL OF THE BRITISH SOLDIERS, OF THE 29TH REGIMENT OF FOOT

      1824. [WEMMS, William/HODGSON, John] THE TRIAL OF THE BRITISH SOLDIERS, OF THE 29TH REGIMENT OF FOOT, FOR THE MURDER OF CRISPUS ATTUCKS, SAMUEL GRAY, SAMUEL MAVERICK, JAMES CALDWELL, AND PATRICK CARR, ON MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 5, 1770, BEFORE THE HONORABLE BENJAMIN LYNDE, JOHN CUSHING, PETER OLIVER, AND EDMUND TROWBRIDGE, ESQUIRES, JUSTICES OF THE SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE, COURT OF ASSIZE, AND GENERAL GAOL DELIVERY, HELD AT BOSTON, BY ADJOURNMENT, NOVEMBER 27, 1770. Boston: William Emmons, 1824. 146 pp. 12mo., old calf with gilt spine label. Leather mottled, spine charred. Front flyleaf with owner's ink signature detached, edges chipped. Rear flyleaf and preceding page (blank) missing; text complete. Age toning and foxing in the text, faint dampstain to top corner for about 1/8th of text. The Boston Massacre trial. Quite scarce. As is.

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        Life of Johnson 5 vols

      London, Thomas Tegg et al, 1824. Good. Fine condition. 10x16 cm. 1816 pp. marbled edges, calf binding, gold-leaf edging and spine lettering. The entire set in very good shape

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        KIHO^ GAFU

      1824. Very Good. [EHON] Kawamura Kiho, artist. KIHO GAFU. Kyoto: Yoshida Shimbei, Bunsei 7, [1824]. 1 volume, complete. 5 pp. prelims., 30 double-page color woodblock prints, 1 p. final, [pseudo]-colophon. The covers are green with a blind- stamped vegetal pattern, with a title label printed in brown on buff paper. 17.8 x 25.1 cm. The covers are fairly clean, the contents very good. This copy is a bit anomalous: It differs from Mitchell's examples "A" and "B" but is more like "B" than "A". It colors are a bit later, the keyblocks are printed darkly. There is a printed title-page on the inner front cover, on yellow paper. There is no final colophon, but rather a final undated page [pseudo-colophon] listing four bookshops. The last and lead shop is Fukui Genjiro. Sealed throughout like Michell's "A" example. (Mitchell pp. 360,1; Brown p. 105; Ryerson p. 388; Kerlen #839). Kiho was the adopted son of Bumpo and his work rivals Bumpo's in freshness and simplicity. Bibliographically, a very interesting example of this lovely book.

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        A Touch at the Fine Arts Illustrated by Twelve Plates, With Descriptions, by Henry Alken

      London: Thomas McLean, Repository of Wit and Humour, 1824. First edition. Full Morocco. Near Fine. A humorous take on the argot of art criticism. 8vo. With 12 hand-colored aquatint plates, including frontis, which is described as Plate V. The apercus of Alken, as he applies phrases others must have used to describe, praise and pan his own efforts, are singular in not being susceptible to easy description. However, he succeeds ably in capturing the pretentious tone of the critic in his elaboration of phrases such as "an imposing effect", "a sudden effect", "a warm effect". For most, the magic and fun is in the illustrations, in which he attempts to give literal application of these terms. The binding is a later (1911) full red straight-grained morocco by Zaehnsdorf. With gilt-fillet borders and gilt lettering and details on the spine. Also one page publisher's advertisement at rear, but without half-title. The binding has light rubbing along the front joint and there are rubbed spots along the edges and by the corners, but the binding remains very handsome indeed. Excepting a few occasional, light fox marks, the plates and text are clean. There is an armorial bookplate on marbled FEP. Tooley 58. Plus

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        Six Months' Residence and Travels in Mexico; Containing Remarks of the Present State of New Spain, Its Natural Productions, State of Society, Manufactures, Trade, Agriculture, and Antiquities, &c. With Plates and Maps

      London: John Murray, 1824. First Edition. Leather. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. London: John Murray, 1824. First Edition. Leather. John Murray. Octavo, 3/4 gilt decorated leather over marbled boards, xii + 532 pages + folding aquatint frontispiece + folding table + 15 aquatint plates of which 4 are hand colored + 2 fold-out maps. First edition account of Six Months' Residence and Travels in Mexico by the English Traveler, Naturalist and Antiquarian, William Bullock. Top edge gilt. Light surface wear, light marginal spotting - the overall tenor of this First Edition of Bullock's historic 1824 account of Mexico is Very good. (travel).

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        Engraved View of the Settlement at Port Jackson

      Paris,: Arthus Bertrand, 1824.. Engraved view, 145 x 208 mm.; tipped onto early album leaf with ink ruled margins, moderate discolouration affects left hand side of the plate, otherwise very good. Rare proof impression before letters of artist Charles-Alexandre Lesueur's fine view of Sydney Cove, prepared for the 1824 second edition of PÈron and Freycinet's Voyage de dÈcouvertes aux Terres Australes.Lesueur was appointed to the Baudin expedition as a gunner although his skill as an artist indicates this was an expedient manner of shipping him aboard. After the mass desertions at Mauritius on the voyage out, Lesueur and his companion Nicolas-Martin Petit took on the lion's share of scientific and topographical illustration.Proof states such as this one form an important record of the atlas in its final stages of production and correction.First Views of Australia, 69.

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        Mémoires sur Mirabeau et son époque. Sa vie littéraire et privée, sa conduite politique à l'Assemblée Nationale, et ses relations avec les principaux personnages de son temps.

      Paris, Bossange 1824 - 4 vol. in-8, demi-veau vert, dos à nerfs orné de roulettes dorées et de fleurons à froid, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Rousseurs. Bel exemplaire. Ouvrage publié dans la collection des Mémoires des contemporains, que l'on attribue généralement à Peuchet, ce que doute fortement Quérard. La Biographie Universelle apporte cependant un intéressant argumentaire, indiquant notamment que "Peuchet écrivit son texte alors qu'il était archiviste de la Police sous la Restauration ; l'admiration qu'il y montre pour Mirabeau lui valut d'être mis à la retraite d'office." Peuchet fut représentant de la Commune de Paris et l'un des membres de l'administration municipale au département de la Police qu'il géra de septembre 1789 à août 1790. Il dirigea en l'An III le Bureau des Lois et des matières contentieuses sur les émigrés, ce qui lui permit d'avoir accès à des documents inexplorés à l'époque, et de composer un ouvrage d'un intérêt unique, ne faisant pas double emploi avec les autres mémoires publiés." Ce texte demeure donc tout à fait intéressant lorsqu'on sait que toutes les archives de la Police ont disparu lors de la Commune de Paris, les anecdotes citées gardant un caractère exclusif.

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        Map of the State Of New York

      Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, 1824. Full period color, 17 x 20½ inches, folding into gilt-stamped brown leather covers with front cover stamped "New York." Inset in lower left: "Profile of the Grand Erie Canal." Statistical table at right. Sales label for Finley's "New and Correct Pocket Maps" on inside front cover. Minor repairs. First edition of a highly important pocket map of New York State. Orleans County is not yet present. A second edition, with Orleans County, and dated 1825, was included in Finley's A New American Atlas (1826). Rumsey notes that the atlas was an "attempt to compete with Tanner's American Atlas... the cartography and engraving are equal to Tanner, although the scale and map size are smaller." In 1831 the plates for the atlas were sold to S. Augustus Mitchell, who revised the maps and brought out a new edition in that year. Mitchell continued to issued the maps separately in pocket form until about 1850. Not in Phillips. Rumsey 2587

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        MAP OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK

      Philadelphia: Published by Anthony Finley, 1824.. Folding pocket map, 17 x 20 1/2 inches, with full period color. Inset in lower left: "Profile of the Grand Erie Canal." Statistical table at right. Bound into contemporary 16mo. gilt-stamped brown leather boards. Sales label for Finley's New and Correct Pocket Maps on inside front cover. Minor repairs, else very good. First edition of a highly important pocket map of New York State. Orleans County is not yet present. A second edition, with Orleans County and dated 1825, was included in Finley's A NEW AMERICAN ATLAS (1826). Rumsey notes that the atlas was an "attempt to compete with Tanner’s American Atlas...the cartography and engraving are equal to Tanner, although the scale and map size are smaller." In 1831 the plates for the atlas were sold to S. Augustus Mitchell, who revised the maps and brought out a new edition that year. Mitchell continued to issue the maps separately in pocket form until about 1850. Not in Phillips. RUMSEY 2587.

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        Dizionario storico-mitologico di tutti i popoli del mondo compilato sulle tracce di Noel, Millin, La Porte, Dupuis, Rabaud, S. Etienne ec. ec.

      Vignozzi,, Livorno, 1824 - Quattro parti in 6 volumi di pp. complessive xxi -3855 (1). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli e ricchi fregi romantici in oro. Esemplare fresco, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Manca verosimilmente e dall'origine il secondo frontespizio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        General Anatomy : Applied to Physiology and the Practice of Medicine / by X. Bichat ; Translated from the Last French Edition by Constant Coffyn, Revised and Corrected by George Calvert - 4 Volumes Complete, Bound in 2

      Printed For The Translator By Shackell & Arrowsmith, London, 1824. 1st English Edition. Description: 2 v. ; 22 cm. Translation of: Anatomie generale. Revised and Corrected from the last French edition by George Calvert. Pages uncut; an unread copy and particularly well preserved internally. Complete sets are uncommon. All books fully on approval. Subjects: Human anatomy. Physiology. Edge worn and dulled grey boards professionally rebacked with paper labels to the spines. Bookplate of the Charing Cross Hospital Medical School to the front paste down.

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        Coventry, the Property of the Rt. Honble. Lord Ongley

      London: J. Watson, 8 November 1824. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by Fellowes (expertly repaired tears, one touching image area). 10 3/4 x 14 5/8 inches. 15 5/8 x 21 1/8 inches. A fine image of Lord Robert Ongley's favourite trotting horse. William Fellowes (or Fellows) was a painter and engraver working between 1792 and 1825. Little is known of his life other than his work. The present engraving is after his own original, but most of his recorded work is after other artists such as Samuel J.E. Jones and Samuel Howitt. His output was limited, but to judge from the present fine image, it "is a pity that his contribution was so small for he really was in a class better than his contemporaries" (Charles Lane Sporting Aquatints and their Engravers p.79).

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        The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq., with a Life of the Author. In Twelve Volumes

      London: Otridge and Rackham, et. al.. 1824. Hardcover. Very Good. 12 volumes, 1824. Green full crushed calf 12mo's. In handsome bindings featuring blind tooling to the covers- ruled borders with diced basket weave pattern to the centers, marbled edges. Black leather spine labels for titles and volume bumbers, with lovely gilt decoration to compartments. Complete in twelve volumes, each in very good or better condition with tight bindings, supple leather covers, and mild sunning to spines. Occasional minor bumping to corners or light soil to boards. Overall a very handsome, scarce set of Fielding's works.

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        von.

      Sverges anor. Skaldestycke. Skrift, som vunnit Svenska akademiens stora pris, 1824. Sthlm, J. Hörberg, 1827. 8:o. (2),17 s. Samtida trevligt ngt nött mörkrött saffianryggbd med helt guldsnitt. Pärmarna med mönsterpressat rött saffianimiterande pärmpapper med förgylld ramlinje och hertigkronor i hörnen. Exemplar på velinpapper. Med kronprins Oskar (I):s pärmexlibris, prins Augusts namnstpl och Ellen von Platens exlibris.. Sjögren Svenska kungliga och furstliga bokägaremärken 306 för Oskar I respektive 388 för prins August. Separattryck ur "Svenska akademiens handlingar" del XI 1827. En tysk översättning utkom 1838. Dikten, som närmar sig Esaias Tegnérs bildrika manér, blev senare föremål för Runebergs nedgörande kritik. Bernhard von Beskow utnämndes till handsekreterare hos kronprins Oskar 1825

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        Recueil des Scènes Familières, et de Société de Paris, Par J. S--, Pigal, &c. &c

      Paris: Chez Martinet, 1824 [plates watermarked 1823]. 3 parts [all published], small folio. (14 x 10 1/2 inches). 21 hand-coloured lithographed plates, lithographed by Villain after Scheffer and Pigal (16 signed J.S. in the plate the others unsigned). Publisher's lettered wrappers. Housed in a red morocco backed box. A scarce colour plate book, humorously depicting Parisian manners and costume, complete with 21 hand-coloured plates in three original parts. Swiss artist Jean Gabriel Scheffer and French artist Edme Jean Pigal were both known for their humorous lithographs which satirically poked fun at Parisian society and manners. The present work is a wonderful example of their art. The work is quite scarce and is not recorded by the usual bibliographies. The plates are captioned as follows: (Première Partie:) 8 heures du soir; 8 heures du matin; Comme on l'écoute; Que je vous y'reprenne; La Confidence; Il m'a fait des traits ma chère!; Faut lui répondre; (Seconde Partie:) Derniers instans d'une demoiselle; Dépêche-toi donc, n'y aura plus de places; Dieux! si un homme me battait!; A-ton été bien sage?; Un Cabinet - le dîner dans une heure; Ça serait joli en blouze... ; Surtout n'allez pas la compromettre; (Troisieme Partie:) A-ton une tournure?; Le jour de la blanchisseuse; La fin de Décembre; Me soupçonner, moi!!; A belle l'air gamain!; D'ou diable sait-elle tout cela?; On ne passe pas sans payer. Not in Colas, Lipperheide or Hiler.

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        The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

      A. & W. Galagnani, Paris 1824 - Three volumes in quarter gilt lettered new brown calf over older marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. This is the 1st continental edition in English, the same year as the John Murray 1st edition and considerably more uncommon. Ownership name on first blank of each volume. A clean lovely set of this famous romance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EL CELIBATO ECLESIASTICO Ms.

      1824 - BOOK DESCRIPTION: MANUSCRITO, papel de época y aun poco anterior. Empastado como libro de pasta rígida. Lomo de tela, con letrero dorado que dice: Celibato Eccles. Ms." contiene 135 pp. de texto completamente manuscrito, más 4 hojas igualmente manuscritas, y al pie de la última pp. bco. dice: "Acabé en 20 de 8e. [octubre] de 1824". Hay variantes pequeñas en el tamaño del papel, en su grosor, de fabricación artesanal. Aproximadamente la mitad de las hojas llevan marca de agua. Hay tres filigranas diferentes, una de ellas sólo en las últimas hojas pp. 123-144. Las últimas 4 hojas tieen título de Adiciones, y tres de ellas presentan faltantes en borde superior. TEMAS: El encabezado de la p. 1 es: "Facultad del Govierno secular de cada Estado para abolir en su territorio la observancia del celibato Ecco. o sean Reflecsiones (sic) novisimas sobre el estatuto humano de la pureza pluscuangelical a que se obliga a los ciudadanos empleados en el Mininsterio Eclesiastico" (sic). En la p. 2 aparece una lista con la "Division en todos los pasajes ó tratados." de lo que se infiere redacción anterior, que en esta libreta se pasa en limpio y ordenadamente, con citas y notas. Se divide en dos Tratados. Algunos títulos de capítulos. TRATADO Primero: 1º- El celibato no se funda en los textos de S. Pablo. 3º- Ni en Gl. es mejor qe el matrimonio. 6º- Ni en las razones del Tridentino. 7º Ni en el ejemplo de los sacerdotes de la Ley Antigua. 10º- Ni en que en los diez siglos últimos del cristianismo. TRATADO 2º fol. 84. 1º- Que la práctica del celibato vitalicio es imposible. 2º- Que es durísima. 3º-Que es perjudicial a la Yglesia. fol. 127 .8º- Argumentos contra el celibato. 9º- Respuestas a los fundamentos a favor del mismo. (sic). BOOK CONDITION: Excelente estado de conservación. Ver fotografías o solicitarlas. Peso:720 grs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA DECOUVERTE DES SOURCES DU MISSISSIPPI ET DE LA RIVIERE SANGLANTE DESCRIPTION DU COURS ENTIER DU MISSISSIPPI...OBSERVATIONS CRITICO-PHILOSOPHIQUES, SUR LES MOEURS, LA RELIGION, LES SUPERSTITIONS, LES COSTUMES, LES ARMES, LES CHASSES, LA GUERRE, LA PAIX...DE PLUSIEURS NATIONS INDIENNES

      New Orleans. 1824.. [8],327,[1]pp. plus errata slip. Contemporary tree calf, spine gilt, leather label. Worming in final thirteen leaves (with tape repairs), affecting text, especially on the last few leaves. An occasional fox mark. Other than the worming, which is not severe, this is a beautiful copy. Withal, very good. The rare first edition, in French, of this Italian's adventures in America. "[Beltrami] found his way to the upper reaches of the Mississippi River, where he joined an expedition led by Maj. Stephen Long. The latter wrote of him, 'an Italian whom we met at Fort St. Anthony, attached himself to the expedition and accompanied us to Pembina.' Beltrami subsequently traveled down the Mississippi to New Orleans" - Wagner-Camp. "He undertook a hazardous and lonely journey in his search for the sources of the Mississippi and other rivers, in which he claimed success" - Clark. An expanded English translation was printed in London in 1828, and included a folding map illustrating the routes travelled in America, detailing Beltrami's view of the geography of the headwaters of the Mississippi. The inclusion of the map in the later edition was in response to the criticism the author received for not providing a map in this, the first edition of the work. WAGNER-CAMP 26a:1. JUMONVILLE 417. FIELD 110. HOWES B338, "aa." BUCK 181. LeCLERC 135. CLARK II:182. MONAGHAN 178A. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 340. SABIN 4604. ROSENBACH, AMERICAN JEWISH 255.

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        American Entomology or Descriptions of the Insects of North America, Volume 1 ONLY

      Philadelphia Museum Published By Samuel Augustus Mitchell, 1824. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. Volume 1 ONLY. 8vo. Not paginated. 18 hand colored plates plus the extra engraved title page. Original boards, spine perished and boards detached, remaining textblock in pieces (a binding copy). Inked inscription "George Biddle from Mrs. J Kearny Rodgers Oct 8th 1876" at head of title page. Pencilled name at head of engraved title page. Colored plates by Peale. Thomas Say was a charter member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1812), lived in the Academy building, tended the small museum, and studied his own collections. In 1818 he began a series of zoological expeditions to the Sea Islands of Georgia, Spanish Florida, and the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. His two major works, American Conchology (6 vols 1830-34) and American Entomology; or Descriptions of the Insects of North America (3 vols, 1817-1828) are classics in their fields. He described many important economic insects which bear his name. (DSB).

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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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        "Vot old Slingsby!! Vot are you turned Ghost?"

      n.p., n.d.. Approx. 9 x 6-1/2 inches. Pen and ink and watercolor on tinted paper, signed "Heath", matted. . Henry Heath was probably the brother of William (see below). A "versatile and imitative" artist, according to House (p. 337), these are excellent examples of the "coarse and loose" Heath manner in which he worked between the years 1824-30

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