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        Views in Australia or New South Wales, & Van Diemen's Land delineated

      London: J. Souter, 1824 [-1825] [text watermarked 1830]. Oblong folio. (10 x 14 inches). Hand-colored lithographic title, 2 engraved maps, one folding, 48 hand-coloured aquatints by Lycett after his original drawings. Dedication to Earl Bathurst, advertisement leaf, introductory account and descriptive text for each view. (One folding map partially trimmed to image upper left, the other with neatly repaired edges, occasional minor spots or browning not affecting images, a few neatly repaired marginal tears). 20th century black morocco, spine with raised bands in five compartments, lettered in gilt. The finest colour plate book on Australia and Tasmania. Lycett, a professional painter of portraits and miniatures, was transported to New South Wales in 1814 for forgery, working as artist to Major General Macquarie, Governor of the colony. Impressed with Lycett's talents, Macquarie sent three of his drawings to Earl Bathurst, Secretary for the colonies (and the dedicatee of this work). Granted a pardon through Bathurst's influence in 1819, Lycett travelled extensively in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, continuing in his role of unofficial government artist. In 1821 he returned to England. Following the success of his two lithographic panoramas of Sydney and Hobart, his Views in Australia were published by Souter in 13 monthly parts between July 1824 and June 1825. Strong demand for the first part enabled aquatints to be substituted for the lithographic plates originally proposed. After completion of the parts issue, the work was published in book form over the next several years without change to the imprint date. Copies vary in terms of the number of aquatints versus lithographs; the present copy in the most desirable form comprised entirely of the superior aquatints. Not only does the work provide an historical snapshot of New South Wales and Tasmania in the early decades of settlement, but it is especially important for its depiction of colonial architecture, showing the colony's most important houses and lesser known structures. Wantrup calls Lycett "the outstanding artist of his period in Australia ... his Views in Australia is a landmark in the development of the Australian illustrated book." Abbey Travel 570; Tooley 310; Ferguson 974; Wantrup 218b

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        Redgauntlet, histoire du dix-huitième Siècle . traduit de l'anglais par le traducteur des romans historiques de Sir Walter Scott [A.-J.-B. Defauconpret].

      [Cosson for] Charles Gosselin,, Paris 1824 - First edition in French. Volume one contains an interesting Avant-propos de l'Éditeur commencing: 'En publiant ce nouveau roman de l'auteur de Waverley, qui ajoute 4 volumes à l'édition complète in -12, et qui formera les tomes 38 et 39 de l'in-8o.' It explains the speed with which the translation had to be prepared in order to beat rival translations to the press. It also engages with criticisms of the recent translation of St. Ronan's Well and with the popular supposition that some of the new novels emanating from Scotland were not in fact by Scott at all but by Lockhart. The publisher sets the record straight, stating precisely which were Lockhart's (Valerius, Adam Blair, Reginald Dalton) and which were Scott's. 4 vols, 12moo (166 × 98 mm), pp. [4], iii, [1], 296; [4], 240; [4], 283; 258, compete with half-titles. Contemporary quarter sheep, spines gilt in compartments, green morocco labels. Spines quite dry and rubbed, but a good, unsophisticated copy. [E. Preston Dargan, 'Scott and the French Romantics', PMLA, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Jun 1934), 19 (July 3); Garside, Raven and Schöwerling, The English Novel 1770-1829, 1824: 83.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Von Wechseln und anderen kaufmännischen Aufsätzen. für Ferd. Aug. Rohrer". Handschrift

      Angerburg (Ostpr.), 1824 -1842. 19 cm. 109 unnumerierte Blatt (davon 4 weiß). Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit - Der Kaufmann Ferdinand August Rohrer aus Angerburg (Wegorzewo) / Masuren unterhielt geschäftliche Beziehungen fast ausschließlich in Ostpreußen. Seine Aufzeichnungen beginnen am 1. Februar 1826 und enthalten in 23 Abschnitten Bestimmungen des Wechselrechts, unter anderem: Recht der Wechsel; Personen, die sich auf Wechsel einlassen können; Danziger, Leipziger und Magdeburger Wechselrecht; Form und Inhalt eines Wechsels; notwendige Formalitäten; Akzeptation; Präsentation; Wechselprotest; Indossieren der Wechsel; Regreß; Wechselklage. Es folgen Abrechnungen aus Geschäften im Jahr 1839, unter anderem: Liste von Anschaffungen im Jahr 1839, Pferde-Konto, Reisekosten-Abrechnung für Sembritzki. Der zweite Teil mit besonderem Titel: "Conto-Buch für Ferd. Aug. Rohrer, Angerburg, 28. April 1824". Kontobuch vom 28. April 1824 bis 13. November 1842. 93 nicht numeriert Blatt (davon 4 weiß). Konten und Rechnungen für Geschäfte unter anderem mit Fr. Schweighöffer in Angerburg, Ferd. Mürk in Insterburg, Fr. Dannappel in Insterburg, Gustav Rohrer in Berlin, Müller in Ortelsburg, J. Hecht in Nikolaiken, Rudolph in Gerdauen, Kowalewski in Sensburg. In diesen Abrechnungen finden sich vorwiegend landwirtschaftliche Produkte, Gegenstände des täglichen Bedarfs und Dienstleistungen, zum Beispiel: Flachs, Kattun, Tabak, Reisigbesen, Transport von Heu und Baumaterialien, Lohn für die Amme Catharina Radt, usw. Deckel Schabspuren, Rückenbezug im oberen Drittel rissig, innen stellenweise fingerfleckig, 1 Blatt Eckabriß ca. 7 x 7 cm mit Textverlust -

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

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

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        Compendio historico descriptivo de la M.N., M.L. y M.H. ciudad de Cadiz / por.

      1824 - Cádiz. Imprenta de Hércules, calle de San Francisco número 49, á cargo de Truxillo. Año de 1824.8º hol., tela posterior. 72, 64, 48 p., + 2 hs. + una hoja con un estado plegado + UN GRABADO DE CÁDIZ plegado + una hoja plegada del nº 157 de la Gaceta Española, Cádiz sábado 13 de septiembre de 1823, con noticias topográficas de la ciudad mostrando:?las dificultades que se presentan para una tentativa contra Cádiz, dará a nuestros lectores una idea del poco peligro que corre de ser tomado, á lo menos por ahora, con tal que los habitantes pongan de su parte nada mas que la fidelidad á su propia causa?.Ref:Palau, 58499 solo reseña el estado plegado.De la Biblioteca de D. Antonio Canovas y Vallejo, sello de tampón en portada y exlibris.Muy buen ejemplar. Cádiz, Trienio liberal, historia, guerra de la independencia,

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        The American Botanist and Family Physician

      Wheelock, VT: Jonathan Morrison, 1824., 1824. Two volumes bound in one. Compiled by Silas gaskill. 12mo. Volume One (i)-120pp; Volume Two 123-203 pp. With an index for each volume and an appendix. Second volume has separate title page. Contemporary calf; raised spinal label. Considerable wear to the extremities, front free endpaper torn, some age browing throughout. A good plus copy of a rare book.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Le Mexique en 1823, relation d'un voyage dans la Nouvelle-Espagne. accompagné d'un atlas de vingt planches; par M. Beulloch. Ouvrage traduit de l'anglais par M***. Précédé d'une introduction, et enrichi de pièces justificatives et de notes; par Sir John B

      Paris: (Cosson for) Alexis Eymery, [plate vol.: Brussels: chez Brunet and Charles Frugeu], 1824. 2 vols., 8vo (201 x 124 mm.), and one oblong small folio atlas of plates (195 x 250 mm.). [4], iii, [1], lxxii, 364; [2], "360" [i.e., 370], [1] pp. Half-titles, printed tables, errata leaf at end (very occasional light foxing, small marginal dampstain at end of v. 1 and beginning of vol. 2); atlas vol.: [6] leaves, lithographed portrait of the author and 20 lithographed plates, by Jean-Henri Marlet after Marlet, Brisou, Boquet, and Lepinoy, comprising: 2 folding plans of the old and new city of Mexico, 10 views, of which one folding, 6 hand-colored costume plates, and 2 plates depicting six ancient Mexican sculptures (light marginal dust-soiling). Text volumes bound in contemporary half calf, smooth spines gilt; atlas vol. bound to match in modern half calf, original front wrapper preserved. First Edition in French of an important account of Mexico three years after it achieved independence, and the first English narrative on that country since Thomas Gage's relation of his travels in the 1640's. William Bullock was a jeweler and goldsmith by profession and a naturalist and collector of antiquities by avocation. By the time of his voyage to Mexico in 1822 he was well established as a founder of museums, having established "cabinets of curiosities" in Birmingham, Liverpool and London, the latter in the new Egyptian Temple (also called the Egyptian Hall or London Museum), which Bullock himself had had built at enormous cost and in which he opened his museum of natural curiosities, arms and armor, and objects of arts and crafts in 1812, only to sell the entire contents at auction seven years later. Under his directorship the Hall hosted a show of Napoleonic relics (1816), and, under later ownership, such notable exhibits as Catlin's Indian Gallery (1840). Bullock's trip to Mexico was undertaken in 1822 with the eager sponsorship of the newly independent Mexican government, who provided him assistance in his travels and even granted him the gift of a silver mine in Themascaltpec. He returned from the voyage laden with artifacts, including minerals and natural history specimens, casts of Aztec sculptures, correspondence and hieroglyphic pictures sent to Montezuma, and Cortez's original map of Tenochtitlan, which he displayed in the Egyptian Hall upon his return to England in an exhibition entitled "Ancient and Modern Mexico," of which he published a catalogue in 1824. Among the treasures displayed he advertised "`casts of the enormous and monstrous Idols of the supreme Temple'" of ancient Mexico and. `an Indian Hut, completely furnished and inhabited by the only Mexican Indian who has visited Europe since the natives sent by Cortez to the King of Spain'" (Streeter sale I, 210). Bullock's account of his Mexican journey is more serious and scholarly than his talents for self-promotion might have led his contemporaries to expect. In it he recounts his voyage in detail and provides a careful and accurate historical, geographical, geological and anthropological overview of the country and its native civilizations, which he greatly admired and whose destruction at the hands of the Spanish he deplored. An Appendix occupying the second half of vol. II contains official parliamentary discourses relating to recognition of Mexican independence, the Mexican constitution (in Spanish and French), and a 2-page list of plants in the Botanical Garden of Mexico City. The book was an immediate success, and this first French translation was published only a few months after the original English edition. In 1825 translations into Dutch and German appeared. This French edition, which contains two more plates than the original English edition, is the most amply illustrated of any of the editions. An attractive copy. Sabin 9141. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department, on 1 212 628 3668, or katehunter at aradergalleries dot com .

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        Memoires Militaires, Historiques et Politiques (2 Volumes)

      Paris: Chez Pillet Aine, 1824. Second Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 437, 395 pp. Subtitle: "Ancien Marechal de France, et Grand-Officier de la Legion-d'Honor."Navy marbled boards backed with navy leather spines. Raised bands on spines, gilt embellishment, and gilt titles. Spines are a bit worn at ends - Book 2 more so than first vol. All corners are threadbare, and all edges have some rubbing. Book edges lightly soiled. Gray/white marble-patterned eps each have an armorial bookplate on front paste-down indicating they are "from the estate of William P. Sheffield." Sheffield, an attorney from Block Island, R.I., served in the State and Federal Houses of Representatives and filled a term in the U.S. Senate in 1884-85. There are a few penciled notations on first fly. Both volumes are tight, with occasional foxing and some light soil. Rochambeau was sent with the French troops to assist the American forces during the Revolutionary War. A rare set of historically important books. In French language.

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        The Law of Turnpikes; Or, An Analytical Arrangement

      1824. Cobbett, William, Jr. [1798-1878]. The Law of Turnpikes; Or, An Analytical Arrangement Of, And Illustrative Commentaries On, All of the General Acts Relative to the Turnpike roads of England: The Whole Being in Answer to the Following Questions: 1st.-What Are the General Acts Now in Force? 2d.-What Is the Extent of Them? 3d.-How Do They Affect Every Turnpike Road? London: Published by Charles Clement, 1824. iv, 196 pp. Includes four-page publisher catalogue. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Original publisher boards with contemporary paper rebacking, early hand-lettered title to spine, untrimmed edges. Some rubbing to extremities, minor staining to boards, front hinge cracked but secure. Early owner signature and bookplate and later owner stamp to front pastedown. Some toning, light foxing to a few leaves, internally clean. A nice copy of a scarce title. * First edition. Cobbett wrote this treatise to impose order on the tangled mass of turnpike law and thus to "prevent the mischiefs which have arisen in its operation; particularly in the various cases of toll, where the public have been so much abused" (3). A second edition was published in 1828. OCLC locates 9 copies of this edition, 2 of the second edition. 3 copies located in North American Law Libraries: LOC, first edition, Harvard and UVA, second edition. Not in Sweet & Maxwell. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 5:1066.

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        THE HISTORY OF ANCIENT AND MODERN WINES

      London, Baldwin, Cradock, and joy, 1824.. FIRST EDITION 1824, 4to, approximately 265 x 210 mm, 10½ x 8¼ inches, mounted engraved vignette on title page, pictorial head- and tailpiece vignettes and historiated initials, 1 folding table, pages: xvi, (2), 408 including index, bound in full calf, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration in compartments, lacking spine label, double ruled gilt border to covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Gilt decoration on spine very worn, small chip to leather at top of spine with crude repair 5 mm maximum (¼"), head of spine slightly rubbed, a few minor marks and scrapes to covers, tiny gilt stamped vignette of bird of prey in centre of upper cover with motto above "Perseverantia", corners very slightly rubbed, bookplate of Josiah Vavasseur (1834-1908) of Kilverstone Hall, Norfolk on front pastedown, very occasional pale brown marks, inner margins of 172/173 lightly browned, otherwise contents clean. A good tight copy. Modern Wines starts on page 131 and covers France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Sicily, Greece, Madeira, Canaries, South Africa, Persia, Wines used in England, Keeping and Mellowing Wines, Adulteration, Medicinal Qualities. Gabler, Wine into Words, page 126, G23690. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Monumenti sacri e profani dell'imperiale e reale Basilica di Sant' Ambrogio in Milano rappresentati e descritti dal dottore Giulio Ferrario

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

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        Sechs Stimmen über geheime Gesellschaften und Freimaurerei. I. Joh. Stuve, II. E. M. Arndt, III. Adolph Freyherr v. Knigge, IV, Heinr. Steffens, V. Joh. Fr. Meyer, VI. J.A. Feßler. Nebst einem Avis aux Lecteurs

      Solothurn, Typographische Gesellschaft für Herbig in Leipzig, 1824.. 116 S. Pappband d. Zt. Kloß 636; Wolfstieg 877; Knigge 85.01. - "Sehr selten. Aus den Werken der verschiedenen Verfasser abgedruckt. Die Abhandlungen 1-5 dringen auf Aufhebung der geheimen Gesellschaften, namentlich der Freimaurerei, Fessler will nur die Gebrechen der Freimaurerei gehoben wissen" (Wolfstieg). -Gering berieben. Titel verso mit altem Logenstempel. Leicht fleckig.

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        The Works of Alexander Pope, with Notes and Illustrations by himself and others. To which are added, A New Life of the Author, an Estimate of his Poetical Character and Writings, and Occasional Remarks by William Roscoe

      London: Printed by C. and J. Rivington, etc... 1824., 1824. 10 volumes; 8vo. Full diced calf with twin green title labels and gilt box design to spines, gilt rule to boards, marbled end papers and edges. Bookplate to paste downs. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Pope to vol.I; folding facsimiles. Content sound with very occasional foxing. Binding rubbed, worn at spine tips and corners; a couple of head of spines chipped; joints dry, occasionally starting but holding strong.

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        The Description Of Greece By Pausanias, Translated From The Greek. With Notes, In Which Much Of The Mythology Of The Greeks Is Unfolded From A Theory Which Has Been For Many Years Unknown

      London: Priestley And Weale, 1824. New Edition. Hardcover. Contemporary half black calf and marbled boards. Very good. 3 vols./No Dust Jacket. 409, 341, 392 pages. 23 x 14.5 cm. Five folding engraved views of Athens after James Stuart, two folding engraved plates. Translated by Thomas Taylor. Pausanias, a Greek of the second century lived during the reigns of Hadrian, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius was the first to write of the ruins of Troy, Alexandria and Mycenae, and equally adept at describing the art and architecture of Olympia and Delphi, As a Greek living and writing under the auspices of Roman rule he was careful not to revel too loudly in Greece's past glory. Some plate foxing and concomitant plate offsetting, text generally clean, spine labels faded, backstrip extremities worn.

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        Map of the County of Gloucester, Made from an Actual Survey in the Year 1823,.

      London: Greenwood Pringle & Co 1824 - A large decorative folding map of the county with a large vignette of Gloucester Cathedral, printed over six conjoined sheets measuring 144 x 127 cm overall, uncoloured, mounted on linen and affixed to original wooden rollers, the side edges trimmed with green cloth. The paper evenly toned overall, some occasional stains and marks, else very good.

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        THOUGHTS ON THE DESTINY OF MAN, PARTICULARLY WITH REFERENCE TO THE PRESENT TIMES; BY THE HARMONY SOCIETY IN INDIANA

      [Harmony, In.]. 1824.. [2],96pp. Original blue paper wrappers. Covers soiled and stained, front cover torn, spine lacking. Dampstaining throughout. Edge of pp.51-52 (one leaf) torn with no loss of text. A near good copy. In a half morocco box. With the exception of a leaflet of songs, this pamphlet was the first publication of the Harmony Society after establishing its utopian colony at Harmony (later New Harmony), Indiana. Authorship is generally attributed to the Society's leader, George Rapp. A German edition appeared the same year. "The English equivalent of the German text ends with line six on page 89. The remaining seven pages of this title were probably composed by the translator. Manuscripts in the Society archives reveal that printing of this title was not completed until 1825 and the title page was printed for the Society by Eichbaum and Johnston of Pittsburgh" - Byrd & Peckham. Howes bungles his entry for this item, giving the title of the German edition (incorrectly) and the collation of the English (also incorrectly). He accords it a "b" rating. An important American utopian statement from the press of one of the most famous American utopian communities. HOWES H206, "b." STREETER SALE 4238. BYRD & PECKHAM 215. SABIN 95698.

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        Second Anniversary Address

      Sydney,: Robert Howe, 1824.. Small octavo, 12 pp.; stitch-sewn in the original plain paper wrappers, an excellent copy. Very rare: Robert Howe-printed address by Samuel Marsden, in his capacity as president of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales. This is the second report of this important society, Marsden having taken over from Barron Field who had left for England, and is dated Parramatta 15 July 1824.Now the Royal Agricultural Society, the Society is one of the most important and long-standing Australian institutions, founded in 1823. Marsden is pleased to report that their early efforts have been richly rewarded, and his "Vice-Precident's Address" is an interesting catalogue of the Society. He begins by thanking Barron Field, before making a few comments on Phillip Parker King's return to England on the Bathurst, particularly noting that the specimens of tobacco he took home have proved of great interest, as have the timber samples; King has also sent some of the books the Society particularly requested, and the seeds he is sending are daily expected. Marsden mentions the intercourse that has begun with the Isle of France, and some specimens sent by Charles Telfair, most of which sadly did not survive the voyage although Charles Fraser, the Colonial Botanist, has hopes of the pineapples. He also notes that 'the vine... will soon be found of importance to the Colony.' Marsden is also enthusiastic about Oxley's survey of the Brisbane River, more so about the combined efforts of Allan Cunningham in Bathurst and Charles Throsby in the Southern Highlands.Prizes: fine woolled sheep to Hannibal Macarthur, Oxley, and William Howe; best Colonial stallions to S. Terry and Captain Piper.Ferguson recorded copies in the Mitchell, Public Library of New South Wales, and his own collection.

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        Mémoires Du Capitaine Péron, Sur Ses Voyages Aux Côtes D’Afrique, En Arabie, À L‘Île D’Amsterdam, Aux Îles D’Anjouan Et De Mayotte, Aux Côtes Nord-Ouest De L’Amérique, Aux &Icirc

      Paris: Brissot-Thivars…Bossange Frères, 1824., 1824. 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., v, 328; 1 p.l., 359. with half-title in Vol. I only. 2 folding plates & 4 folding maps, all lithographed by G.Engelmann. 19th century quarter roan (bit worn, plate captions shaved, short tear in title – no loss, 1 map with fold tear & 2 smaller tears repaired – no loss, light foxing to another map). First Edition of these thrilling sea-faring adventures, edited from the author’s voluminous notes and diaries by Louis Saturnin Brissot-Thivars. Included are accounts of shipwrecks and storms, the abandonment and rescue of Péron and four companions on the deserted Amsterdam Island in the Indian Ocean, and Péron’s five-month fur-trading voyage to the northwest coast of America as chief officer on the ‘Otter’, Captain Ebenezer Door commanding. In May of 1796, the ‘Otter’ reached the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the following month, entered the Bay of Nootka, where the crew had lengthy dealings with the famous chief Macuina, whose treachery and cruelty are described by Péron with great detail. Proceeding farther north, they pushed as far as the Bucareli Bay region, Alaska, which they explored and charted, before turning back, meeting and trading with the coastal natives along the way. Important descriptions are given of parts of British Columbia, Vancouver Island, and the Queen Charlotte Islands, as well as California, where Péron spent a week at Monterey on the return voyage; Streeter notes that the ‘Otter’ was possibly the first American ship to visit Monterey of which a record has been handed down, while Howgego states that it was the first American ship to enter San Francisco Bay. Visits to Tasmania, New South Wales, Hawaii, and Sumatra are also related. The lithographed plates include one of seals and penguins, another of seal-hunting, and plans of Amsterdam Island, the northwest coast of America from the Strait of Juan de Fuca to just south of Nootka, the Strait dividing the Queen Charlotte and Prince of Wales Islands, and Bucareli Bay. Ferguson 980. Graff 3250. Hill p. 230. Howes P-240. Lada-Mocarski 89. Monaghan 1174. Sabin 61001. Strathern & Edwards 441. Streeter VI 3513. Wickersham 6623a. Howgego P64.. 1st Edition.

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        Notes during a Visit to Egypt, Nubia, the Oasis Boeris, Mount Sinai, and Jerusalem

      London: John Murray,, 1824. Octavo (213 × 130 mm) Contemporary maroon morocco, title gilt to spine, flat bands with foliate tooling, gilt, compartments with arabesques deeply tooled in blind, double panels of French fillet gilt to the boards, containing arabesques in blind, double fillet edge-roll, all edges gilt, triple fillet gilt with rosette corner-pieces to the turn-ins, pale cream surface-paper endpapers, silk page-marked intact. Aquatint title-page vignette of a Nile boat, 3 plates, 2 of them folding aquatint views in sanguine, one an extensive panorama of Jerusalem, plans and facsimiles to the text, half-title bound in. Minimal shelf-wear, light toning, some mild foxing to the margins of the folding plates, overall an excellently preserved and handsome copy. Second edition, one year after the first. "A lively and amusing account" of a trip through the Middle East (ODNB), this copy inscribed on the title page, "Miss Denys with best regards of Frederick Henniker." On succeeding to his father's baronetcy he "turned his attention to travel and, after passing through Europe, visited Egypt and Palestine in 1820, and accompanied George Francis Grey to Upper Egypt. Henniker was the first known person to climb to the apex of the Second Pyramid, then a difficult task since the smooth casing stones were still in place near the summit. In 1821 he acquired the coffin of Soter. He gave it to Henry Salt, from whom the British Museum acquired it. From Egypt he went to Mount Sinai and Jerusalem, returning home by Smyrna, Athens, Constantinople, and Vienna. While on his way from Jerusalem to Jericho he was severely wounded by bandits and left stark naked." He died suddenly just a year after the publication of this edition, his "early death made his influence on Egyptology more limited than his early travels had suggested." A very pretty copy.

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

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

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        MEMOIRE SUR LES BATEAUX A VAPEUR DES ETATS- UNIS D'AMERIQUE, AVEC UN APPENDICE SUR DIVERSES MACHINES RELATIVES A LA MARINE

      Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale, 1824.. Text volume plus atlas. [4],290pp. plus leaf of corrections and seventeen plates in the atlas. Text volume: Quarto. Contemporary half green morocco and pebbled cloth, ornate gilt- lettered spine. Slightly rubbed, especially at head and toe of spine. Minor foxing on titlepage. Internally bright and clean. Very good. Atlas: Large folio. Modern half green morocco and cloth, ornate gilt-lettered spine. Small scuff mark on front cover. Minor foxing. Very good. By 1824, American steamboat technology was well developed. The French, who had supported Robert Fulton in many of his early experiments, were eager to keep abreast of developments in the United States. This MEMOIRE..., prepared by the officers of the French Ministry of the Marine, is the most elaborate treatise published on American steamboats of the early period. The work is quite rare, and when found is usually in the text volume alone. Sabin did not know of the atlas at all. The text records the history of the boats, contains extensive scientific figures on the boats in existence, lists boats in different parts of the country, and provides detailed technical drawings of hulls, frames, superstructures, and machine parts. Far and away the greatest work on early steamboats, so vital to the inland commerce of the Mississippi. SABIN 44523. POLAK 6384. HOWES M282, "b."

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        Catalogue des Livres rares et précieux, de Manuscrits, de Livres imprimés sur vélin, etc. de la Bibliotheque de M. Chardin,

      dont la Vente se fera le lundi 9, février 1824, et jours suivants... xii, 267 pp., 4 pp. of ads. 8vo, attractive antique half-calf & marbled boards, flat spine gilt, uncut. Paris: De Bure frères, 1823. Chardin's final sale. He was one of the most important Parisian booksellers of his time and held periodic sales allowing him to dispose of portions of his enormous stock. There had been an earlier sales in 1779, 1806, and 1819 (in London). This did not prevent Chardin from selling directly to collectors many rare books and MSS. throughout his career -- the most outstanding was no doubt the Psalter of St. Louis which he sold to a Russian Grand Duke, and which Louis XVII acquired from him for the Bibliothèque Royale. Chardin was eulogized at length by Dibdin who had him portrayed by Lewis in his Tour in France and Germany, II, pp. 400-404. At this sale, Sir Thomas Phillipps "bought heavily through the agency of the London booksellers Messrs Priestley and Weale. In this way he acquired a number of manuscripts from the famous library of the Augustinians at Rebdorf, in Bavaria, some of whose books passed at the secularization to the State Library at Munich and the Town Libraries of Augsburg and Eichstätt."-Munby, Phillipps Studies, III, p. 23. It was also at this sale that Sir Thomas first experienced "the ring" (see Munby, III, pp. 23-25 for a wonderful first-hand account of the Paris ring). In their preface to the catalogues the De Bure brothers state that ill health had prevented Chardin from arranging the sale of all his books, and suggested, somewhat unfeelingly, that a posthumous sale of the remainder was to be expected soon. This sale never took place. A fine copy, priced throughout in a contemporary hand. Rare; I have not had this catalogue before. From the library of Jean Viardot. ❧ Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, cols. 429-30-"Les volumes rares et précieux abondent sur ce catalogue; les manuscrits, les collections aldine et elzévirienne, les volumes imprimés sur vélin, les éditions Variorum, formaient des séries d'une grande importance." Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Books Auctions...1643-1830, 586. .

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        Classiques en Miniature

      Paris: Dufour et Compagnie, Libraires, 1824-1832. 26 volumes. A travelling set of the highspots of French literature and learning. Contains: 8 volumes of the works of Molière, 2 volumes of the works of Boileau, 2 volumes of the works of Fénèlon, 7 volumes of the works of Voltaire, 2 volumes of the works of Voltaire, and one volume each of works by Destouches, Racine, Regnard, Montesquieu, and Cresset. Uniformly bound in gilt-stamped leather, with volumes by each author in a different color. Spines faded, otherwise fine. Housed in a wooden box. (3 7/8 by 2 1/2; 98x65mm).

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        Traité des Arbres Forestiers: ou histoire et description des arbres indigènes ou naturalisés dont la tige a de trente a cent vingt pieds d'élévation et sert aux constructions civiles et navales ... ouvrage précédé d'une instruction sur la culture des arbres, par M. Thouin

      Paris: Chez L'auteur, Rue Furstemberg, No. 3, 1824. Large octavo. (10 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches). Lithographic portrait frontispiece of Duhamel Dumonceau by Langlumé, 90 colour-printed stipple- and line-engraved plates. Later 19th-century dark green half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, the spine in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in gilt in the second, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. A fine copy of this important work on the larger trees to be found in France, with instructions on how to grow them. Jaume Saint-Hilaire was born in Grasse in the south of France. During the French Revolution he served in the army taking part in the Italian campaign before returning to civilian life in 1800 to study agriculture and the natural sciences. A gifted artist, he also studied flower painting under Gérard van Spaendonck, and went on to provide illustrations for his own works. He was a supporter of the classification system proposed by Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu (1748-1836), and wrote a number of natural history works. The best-known is his multi-volume Plantes de la France and the two off-shoots of this work, Traite des arbrisseaux et de arbustes (Paris: 1825), and the present work. In this work, Jaume Saint-Hilaire describes and illustrates all the indigenous and introduced trees above a certain size which would or had proved useful in construction. The resulting beautifully-illustrated work covers all the best-known European trees but also includes about 20 trees which are of American origin. Brunet III, col. 518; Nissen BBI 990; Stafleu & Cowan II, 3310.

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        CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ DE TOUTES LES ESTAMPES QUI FORMENT L' OEUVRE DE REMBRANT ET DES PRINCIPALES PIÈCES DE SES ÉLÈVES. ( 2 volumes dans 1 tome)

      Paris, Firmin Didot, 1824.** . Relié de l' époque, demi - veau vert,dos orné de pièce de titre doré, plats de papier marbré, 13,5x21,5cm, 244pp De tous les peintres qui ont gravé à l' eau - forte, il n' en est aucun dont les estampes aient été de tout temps aussi généralement recherchées que celles de Rembrandt. Une discription exacte et détaillée de ce pieces devenait par conséquent pour l' amateurs empressés de les recueillir, mais embarrassés dans leur jugement par la variété infinie des épreuves.

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        A Day’s Journal of a Sponge

      1824. first edition. The Profoundly Rare Misadventures of a Free-LoaderTold in Six Beautifully Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates[EGERTON, Michael]. A Day’s Journal of a Sponge. By Peter Pasquin. London: Published for the Proprietor, by Rowney and Forster, 51, Rathbone Place. 1824.First edition. Oblong folio (10 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches; 267 x 369 mm.). Printed title-page and six bright and beautifully hand-colored aquatint plates. The plates are unsigned, with imprint: London, Published by W. Egerton, 1824, and do not possess watermarks, as noted by Abbey. Of extraordinary significance and scarcity is the presence of the title page, lacking in the copy Abbey examined, and, as a result, Abbey notes the title simply as Sponge. The title page is missing from the precious few that we have had the opportunity to examine over the last forty years. Houfe notes this volume but under the title Sponge as well.Original printed drab wrappers. Three inch split to spine foot. Small chip to upper corner of front wrapper. Tear to rear wrapper professionally repaired. Quarter inch stain at bottom edge to first plate not affecting image. Otherwise an excellent copy of a scarce volume. Housed in a blue cloth clamshell case.OCLC notes only one copy (with title page; ascension no. 78397586) but does not identify the holding institution; no copies located in KVK: A work of profound rarity, rarer still with the title page. These satiric plates with their lengthy droll and witty captions depict the comic misadventures of a pretentious, social striving man about town free-loader, moocher, muzzler, cadger, touch-artist; a Regency Period slacker who is thick as a brick but convinced otherwise. This work has been attributed by Abbey and Houfe to M[ichael]. Egerton, a social caricaturist who worked in London in the 1820s in the manner of George Cruikshank. The Plates, untitled but each with three-five lines of text that begin:1. Was stirring with the lark…2. Feeling one of those pangs…3. Having returned, & hired a Chaise…4. Former fears confirmed…5. Sauntering down Bond Street…6. Being recovered from the effects…Abbey, Life, 289. Houfe, p. 294. Prideaux, p. 347.

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        Oeuvres. Avec les notes de tous les commentateurs

      Paris, Lefèvre 1824.. 12 vols. gr.-8°. Mit Titelportr. in Stahlstich v. Caurel. Rote HMaroqin-Bde. m. Rückengoldpräg., Kopfgoldschn.Tadelloser Zustand. - (Collection des Classiques François) Brunet II, 282; Vicaire II, 1014 - Schönes Exemplar auf Büttenpapier. Édition redigée par M. L. Parelle. C'est la meilleuse éd. Elle reproduit le texte de 1682 avec les nombreuses variantes des premières éd. et l'on y a ajouté plusieurs pièce de vers ainsi que huit lettres inéd. de P. Corn. (Graessse II, 267)

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        Observations critiques et archéologiques sur l'objet des Représentations Zodiacales qui nous restent de l'antiquité; a l'occasion d'un Zodiaque Égyptien

      Paris, Boulland 1824.. 118 S. Mit 1 mehrf. gefalt. Kupfertaf. OBrosch. Einbd. berieb. EA. Vorlesungen v. J. A. Letronne (1787-1848), gehalten am 16. u. 30. 1. 1824 über einen in Ägypten gefundenen Stein, auf dem Tierkreiszeichen eingraviert waren. Die gefaltete Tafel zeigt die aufgefundenen Inschriften. Enthält als Anhang einen abgedruckten Brief von J. F. Champollion (dem Entzifferer d. Hieroglyphenschrift) an Letronne, in dem er die Übereinstimmung seiner Forschungen mit den Forschungen Letronnes bestätigt.

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        The Tourist and Traveller's Guide to the Roads

      Sherwood, Jones, and Co., Paternoster Row, London. 1824 - In contemporary half black cal with red marbled boards, a little worn and marked, corners and edges bumped and worn a little. Spine, gilt tooling and titles, edges bumped, worn along joint. Internally, bookplate to fpd (Edward Lake), ink name to fep (Boswell Belcher?), additional title with vignette showing horseman paying toll, 1 leaf of adverts, map frontis present, [2], [2], [3], (iv-v), [3], [1], 2-86 pp, [66] Cross Roads (in 3 columns), 49 maps (coloured, some folding), [28] index and errata, 1 vignette, printed by JG Barnard, Skinner Street, London, 4.5*5.75 ins, 12mo, some map tape repairs, ink numbers to epd, small old repair to upper cover corner. A nice copy of an uncommon guide. (Not listed Worms/Baynton-Williams) Chubb CCCXCII. Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 24265.1. Title continues: Of England and Wales, and Part of Scotland, on an entirely New Plan, whereby the different lines of route leading to any required point of distance are brought under notice at one reference, and the variations shewn in the margin; the great roads, each distinctly given, in a continuous line, from one extreme point to another, and the cross roads so arranged that the route from any one part of the kingdom to another may be traced with the greatest facility: with a very copious general index, and separate local indices to the principal towns and watering places: forming, altogether, a comprehensive, useful, and perspicuous itinerary." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Court of Claims, In the Painted Room of the Palace of Westminster

      1824. Stephanoff, James, After. Reynolds, S.W., Engraver. The Court of Claims, In the Painted Room of the Palace of Westminster. London: Published by Sir George Naylor, [c. 1824]. Attractively glazed and matted 16" x 13-1/2" aquatint in handsome 27-1/2" x 15" wooden frame. Light toning to margins, image vivid. An attractive piece. * Established in 1377, the Court of Claims is convened after the accession of a new sovereign to judge the applications of petitioners to perform honorary services at the coronation of the new monarch. Walker, The Oxford Companion to Law 304-305

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        The History of Ancient and Modern Wines. [Inscribed Copy]

      London:: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy,, 1824.. First edition.. Hardcover. Contents VG, binding Fine. xvi, (2), 408pp. Woodcut vignettes and capitals, with title page vignette pasted on. First blank leaf inscribed 'Professor Stuart / from his obliged friend / the Author'. First leaves (up to p.iv) have light soiling and foxing, with repairs to top edge closed tears. Pages otherwise sound and unmarked, slightly cockled, with some soiling and browning to edges. In a splendid recent binding of light half calf with decoratively ruled spine with black lettering piece and marbled boards. [Heavy Item]

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        The History of Ancient and Modern Wines

      Baldwin, Cradock and Joy 1824. First Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition 1824. Near Fine in contemporary full calf, raised bands, floral gilt decorations and black morocco label with gilt titling. Upper cover detached. Owner's bookplate to pastedown. Very minor occasional odd spots, else a superb copy of the First Edition.

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        THE HISTORY OF ANCIENT AND MODERN WINES

      London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1824. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. A very nice copy of the first edition, re-bound in burgundy cloth/boards with gilt decoration and 5 raised bands to the spine.The half-title page has been professionally repaired, and a contemporary Frontispiece (from an issue of "The Wine Trade Review" of 1812) has been added. xvi, 408pp; 8 Vignettes and numerous Initials. At the end of the original book are bound-in 20 excerpts from various issues of "The Wine Trade Review) of 1812, including several maps .An excellent copy, with only minor foxing to the first few pages. (Due to the size/weight of this book, an extra shipping charge will apply to destinations outside the U.S.A..).

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        NOTES OF PROCEEDINGS AND OCCURRENCES, During the BRITISH EMBASSY TO PEKIN IN 1816

      London: Havant Press Printed for Henry Skelton, West Street [For Private Circulation Only], 1824. pp. viii, 480. Original marbled paper covered boards, expertly rebacked and re-cornered to style with tan calf, black spine label with gilt lettering, gilt ruled lines to either side of slightly raised bands. Contents clean and tight, a few corner tips expertly repaired using Japanese tissue and methyl cellulose, short fore-edge tear to p. 267, small loss to the lower corner of leaf 311/312, but an original paper fault and not nearly affecting text. Wide margins, no inscriptions, original end-papers. A very good copy. Very scarce, printed for private circulation only. We have only been able to locate one copy that was sold at auction in the last 30 years (Sotheby's Apr 29 1986, lot 792). First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. 8vo (14 x 22cm).

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        ELEMENTS OF THE ART OF DYEING: WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE ART OF

      1824. BERTHOLLET, C. L. & A. B., transl. by Andrew URE. ELEMENTS OF THE ART OF DYEING: WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE ART OF BLEACHING BY OXYMURIATIC ACID, 2 volumes. London: Printed for Thomas Tegg, Simpkin & Marshall, R. Griffin & Co., Glasgow, and J. Cumming, Dublin, 1824. Second edition, translated from the French. 408 pp. + 7 engraved plates/453 pp. + 2 engraved plates (the second of which is partially detached, laid in). 8vo., half black morocco with gilt rules and spinelettering, raised bands, and black cloth boards. Leather shelfworn, spines rubbed. Gilt lettering bright. Endappers show some dampstaining, text undamaged. All illustrations are in b/w. Early 19th century industrial dyeing.

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        A Dictionary of the English Language

      London - C. and J. Rivington; J. Scatcherd; J. Cuthell; J. Nunn, et al, 1824 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An uncommon edition of Chalmer's extensivelyrevised text of Johnson's famous dictionary. Bound in the original publisher's boards. A great andwonderfully original copy with a lovely provenance. Direct from the library at Newton Hall, the 18th century country house and estate in Northumberland, with a pencil shelfmark to the front free-endpaper. Abridged from the Rev. H. J. Todd's Corrected and Enlarged Quarto Edition, by Alexander Chalmers, F. S. A. This volume contains every word in Mr. Todd's edition of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary; and above Fourteen Thousand more than were given in Dr. Johnson's Abridgement. The whole forms the most extensive vocabulary ever published, and, in consequence of the additions introduced by Mr. Todd, it becomes a complete glossary of the early English writers - From the Advertisment. The depth of Todd's philological erudition, first witnessed in his Milton, was further demonstrated with the publication of a new edition of Johnson's dictionary in 1818 -ODNB. Henry John Todd, d. 1845, was a Church of England clergyman and literary scholar, describedas the stoic valetudinarian, the gentle but teasing wit, and the tireless, ever solicitous scholar -ODNB. Alexander Chalmer's was a Scottish biographer and literary editor. Alexander Chalmers's extensive biographical and bibliographical research has been respected and cited by subsequent generations of students of British literature. . . He also made valuable contributions to developing the canon of Samuel Johnson in his four editions of Johnson's works and edition of Boswell's Life -ODNB. Condition: The binding is generally tight and firm. There is some wear to the extremities, including some bumping and fading, prominent to the spine. There are folds, or possibly repaired closed tears, to the cloth. Internally the pages have very slight browning andoccasional foxing, prominent to the first few pages, with the occasionalmark. Overall the condition is very good..

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        MEMOIRS OF A CAPTIVITY IN JAPAN, DURING THE YEARS 1811, 1812, AND 1813; WITH OBSERVATIONS ON THE COUNTRY AND ITS PEOPLE. COMPLETE IN 3 VOLS

      London: Henry Colburn and Co.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1824. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fur Trapping; HUNTING; Maritime; EXPLORATION; Travel; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315; 356 [2]; lxxix, 302 pages; [Japan]. Captain Golownin. Memoirs Of A Captivity In Japan, During the Years 1811, 1812, and 1813; with Observations on the Country and its People. Complete in 3 Vols. , 1824. 8vo. Bound by Frost & Co. , Bath, England, in 3/4 crimson levant morocco leather with raised bands & red cloth, gilt-lettered 6-panels spines, teg. 2nd edition. Leavitt 221. OCLC no copies found. 4 copies found at auction since 1882. The most recent recorded sale was of the 1973 Oxford Reprint at Bloomsbury for $1000 in 2006. Smith 1433 locates one copy, that in the library of the University of Washington. The work gives an account of the voyages of Messrs. Chvostov and Davydov to the Northwest coast of America- which appears to have been added to this edition. The author also has much to say concerning Krusenstern, Langsdorf and Broughton. Quite Scarce. .

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        The Mechanic's weekly journal; or, Artisan’s Miscellany of inventions, experiments, projects, and improvements in the useful arts. Nos I - XXVI, Nov 1923 - May 1824

      London:: Westley and Parrish, , 1824.. Hardcover. Very Good+. [ii], 414pp, illustrated with many diagrams, and including index. Wonderfully various and buzzing with discoveries and inventions. Contents clean, although with a considerable amount of offsetting. 1952 ownership name on ffep. Small nick to bottom edges c.p230-p280, where something had been pressed into edge of text block. Tall quarto, 8.5 x 5.25 ins, in contemporary half calf with marbled boards: boards slightly scuffed, spine ruled gilt and with a red label, joints restored with Japanese tissue. Rare: a very nice firm copy.

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        The works of Antonio Canova in sculpture and modelling engraved in outline by Henry Moses; with descriptions from the Italian of the Countess Albrizzi and a Biographical Memoir by Count Cicognara

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

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        LETTERS WRITTEN FROM COLOMBIA, DURING A JOURNEY FROM CARACAS TO BOGOTA, AND THENCE TO SANTA MARTHA, IN 1823

      London: G. Cowie, 1824.. xvi,208pp. plus one folding map. 20th-century tan buckram, spine gilt, with a wax seal presumably covering a library call number. Bookplate removed from front pastedown. Light scattered foxing. A good, solid copy. Published anonymously but attributed by the British Museum to John Hankshaw, while THE ECONOMIC LITERATURE OF LATIN AMERICA, Palau, and OCLC assign authorship to Francis Hall. This record of a journey was published, according to the anonymous author, due to the desire "so universally felt in Great Britain of information as to the actual condition of the Republic of Colombia. The more that rich and beautiful country becomes known, the greater will be the interest excited towards it among all Europeans. So extensive a field for the exercise of European industry and intelligence has not for ages presented itself." A travel journal composed in the form of letters, the author describes the landscape, the inhabitants, the climate and soil, natural resources, commodities, government, and the possibilities for commerce. The highly detailed map of Greater Colombia is "taken from Humboldt and various other recent authorities." ALBERICH 1336. NAYLOR 85. SABIN 14598. PALAU 112082.

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        Collection des Uniformes de l'Armée Française, de 1814 à 1824. 2e partie de la collection générale

      Paris, Cordier 1824. 27 cm. (64) Seiten mit 40 (von 48 ?) kolorierten lithographierten Uniformtafeln von François de Villain. Festeinband, Halbledereinband mit Rückenschild, Rückenvergoldung, Original-Umschlag beigebunden - Colas 2989 - Lipperheide 1965 Qk 33 - Stellenweise Feuchtigkeitsrand, jedoch ohne Beeinträchtigung der Uniformtafeln - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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        Asiatic Islands and New Holland [The World in Miniature]

      London,: Ackermann,, 1824.. Two volumes in one, duodecimo, with 26 handcoloured engraved plates; a very good copy in original cloth, rebacked retaining original spine. A very good copy of this charming illustrated book; although separately published it also formed part of the series "The World in Miniature", published by Ackermann between 1821 and 1825, which ran to forty-three volumes and covered most areas of the world, filling a demand for information on exotic places. The delightful coloured plates here include six studies of Australian Aborigines, some of which are recognisable as coming from either the Baudin or the Freycinet voyage publications.Hill, 1566 (part).

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        The complete angler [and] The lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson

      London: John Major, 1824–25. 8vo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). 2 vols. I: lviii, 416 pp.; 14 plts. II: xviii, [2], 503, [1] pp.; 11 plts. First major appearance of Walton's beloved treatise in combination with his collected lives of authors, the set (here in its stated second edition) charmingly illustrated with copper-engraved plates and wood-engraved in-text illustrations. The Angler plates generally represent dashing young men — and a few young ladies — in the garb of Walton's day, while many of the in-text illustrations depict hooked fish; the Lives volume opens with a representation of the subjects' signatures within a decorative frame and includes, along with a portrait of each, ten renditions of important moments and locations in the subjects' careers as well as numerous smaller portraits, coats of arms, etc. => Each volume is decorated with a vertical fore-edge painting. Fore-edges: Angler with two jaunty 17th-century gentlemen and their rods and lines, Lives with a portrait of Walton, both paintings within arabesque frames. Bindings: Straight-grained maroon morocco, covers framed in gilt triple fillets, spines with gilt-stamped author and title; board edges with gilt roll, turn-ins with gilt double fillets. All edges gilt. Provenance: Front pastedowns each with armorial bookplate of collector John Train; front fly-leaves with early inked ownership inscriptions of Lucy S. Sanford and T. (or J.?) Lister. NSTC 2W4371. Bound as above, rubbed at joints/extremities, hinges (inside) tender; text block of vol. II starting to separate from spine and front free endpaper with outer edge chipped. Pages generally clean; moderate foxing to some plates, with offsetting to surrounding pages. => Unusual and very attractive.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        Shakspeare's [sic] Seven Ages of Man

      London: E. & C. McLean, 1824. First Edition. Original Wraps, housed in a cloth folio. Near Fine. Alken, Henry. A classic series, with some of Alken's most memorable work. Oblong 11 by 16.5 ins., 28 by 43 cm. The hand-colored plates depict the seven ages of man as summarized famously by Shakespeare: "The Infant", "The School-Boy", "The Soldier", "The Lover", "The Justice", "The Sixth Age", "The Last Scene of All". Abbey Life 256. Tooley 47. Note Shakespeare is spelled without the "e" after the "k" on the front cover of the wraps and all the plates, something not noted by Tooley. Alken brings a quintessential light touch to each of these, including the final scene which one might have expected to be somber and grim. Scarce, with the original wraps and title page. All protected in a cloth chemise. Bookplate on inside board of this folio is abraded. The wraps have a few creases and wear but remain essentially sound. A few light finger smudges in the margins afterward. Mostly clean and bright.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Quintus Horatius Flaccus [ Pickering's Diamond Classics ]

      Guielmus [ William ] Pickering, 57 Chancery Lane, London , 1824 . 2nd edition. . Full later red morocco, F. 192pp, engraved frontis, engraved title, 1 engraved plate, all edges gilt, a fine copy. Superbly bound by Ramage in red morocco, gilt dentelles & marbled endpapers, large armorial bookplate of Ursula Devereux on the pastedown, an exceptional copy. Printed by Charles Corrall of Charing Cross in the tiny Diamond 4.5 point type. a landmark in typography. This copy containing both the earlier portrait of Horace & the later frontis after Stothard. Page size in this copy is an amazing 112mm x 67mm. A miniature printing of Horace by William Pickering, part of his 'Diamond Classics' series which was begun in 1819. The tiny type noted for its fine clarity despite small size.

      [Bookseller: Eastleach Books]
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