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        Lettera autografa firmata indirizzata a ''Monsieur''. Senza luogo nè data, fine XIX secolo.

      1824. 6 pagine in-8, cucite entro astuccio in percallina rossa con dorso in pelle. Nella missiva autografa firmata ''A. Dumas'' il celebre letterato e drammaturgo francese scrive ad anonimo corrispondente ringraziandolo per una dedica ricevuta e auspicando un miglioramento della condizione femminile in Italia, sulla linea di quello già avvenuto in Europa. ''Monsieur, j'accepte avec le plus grand plaisir la dédicace que vous me faites l'honneur de m'envoyer''. Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), figlio di Alexandre Dumas, come il padre, è stato un autore di grande successo ed è noto soprattutto per il suo romanzo ''La signora delle camelie'' a cui si ispira ''La Traviata'' di Giuseppe Verdi, e per sue opere teatrali ''Le Fils naturel'' e ''Un Père prodigue''. Questa missiva risulta particolarmente interessante poiché documento storico tangibile dell'attività di Dumas come portavoce delle cause particolari e degli avvenimenti incresciosi della società, soprattutto legati alla condizione femminile e dell'infanzia. Buon esemplare eccetto per strappo senza perdita di testo al primo foglio.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Malsesine vers Riva.

      Publiè par Orell Fussli & Comp. à Zurich, 1824. Acquatinta di dimensioni 19x27 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. 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.

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        Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1819, 20, 21, & 22

      H. C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia 1824 - 8vo., 3/4 leather an marbled bds., skilfully re-backed with matching leather with 6 gold rules and gold title on spine. Bds. somewhat worn but marbling still attractive; edges lightly worn and leather corners intact. New eps, clean. Orig. eps show toning and foxing. Some foxing to many pages, worst near ft., frontis, and last 2/3, none affecting readability. Good tape repair to torn corner pg. 141/142 with no loss of text. Intact, sl. foxed fold-out map in back with a few lines in light pencil written on back of one of the sections, does not show through to front. pp. frontis,xi,482,folding map. Although eleven of the party of twenty had died, Franklin received a hero's welcome on his return to Britain, and election to the Royal Society. He later led a somewhat more successful second expedition and then disappeared with his entire party on his third, resulting in a number of subsequent expeditions sent out in search of his group. Although the title pg. mentions the aurora borealis, this section did not appear in this first American edition which came out a year after the London 1st published by John Murray. A very nice copy. Wagner-Camp 23.A [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Greece, in 1823 and 1824;

      8vo., hand-coloured frontispiece portrait of Mustapha Ali, 6 facsimiles of documents (5 folding and one double-page), xiii + (3) + 368pp., contemporary calf, neatly rebacked and labelled to match, gilt lines and lettering, tips of boards worn, mid-19th century armorial bookplate of Anne Elinor Prevost. A very good copy indeed.Publisher: London: Sherwood, Jones, and Co.Year: 1824Edition: First edition.

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        (NOTICE SUR LA LITHOGRAPHIE, SUIVIE D'UN) ESSAI SUR LA RELIURE ET LE BLANCHIMENT DES LIVRES ET GRAVURES.

      (Chatillon-sur-Seine): n.p. 1824. 8vo. later cloth. pp.68-228. Mairet's Essai sur la Reliure was the major portion of Notice sur la Lithographie. The lithographic portion occupied the first 67 pages and had 5 plates (lacking in this copy). The essay on bookbinding is very early for the subject (SK-7284; Pollard 52). It was added to this second edition of the lithography title and was first printed here. Our copy is excised from this book. A handwritten note states that a previous owner bought it from L.W. Bondy, a London bookseller. Bigmore & Wyman considered the book rare when they printed their bibliography of printing. According to Pollard "Mairet was born in 1786; he became a binder and paper dealer in Dijon until 1821 when he set up as a paper manufacturere in Fontenoy near Montbard..." Bookplate and ownership inscription in pencil.

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        Verhandlungen

      Leipzig, Carl Heinrich Reclam, 1824. - 63 S., h

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        Rosa Alpina flore variegato. Rosier des Alpes

      1824 - Nissen BBI 1599.- Schwach gebr

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Essay towards the History of Arabia antecedent to the Birth of Mahommed arraged from the Tarikh Tebry and other Authentic Sources

      

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        EL REY NUESTRO SEÑOR LIBRE, Y LA REAL SOBERANIA TRIUNFANTE. SERVICIOS EN SU DEFENSA QUE HIZO LA LEALTAD SEVILLANA, Y FIESTAS CON QUE CELEBRÓ LA ENTRADA TRIUNFAL DE SS. MM. Y AA. EN ESTA CIUDAD

      - Imprenta Real, 1824, 21x15,5 cm., pasta española, 231 págs.

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        Trarbach mit der Ruine Gräfenburg an der Mosel.

      - Lithographie von A. Borum nach D. Quaglio bei J. Lacroix, um 1824, koloriert. Ca. 42 x 49 cm. Papier etwas gebräunt, vor allem im Randbereich. Oberer Rand etwas knittrig. Winzige Beschädigung in der untersten Titelzeile. Nicht bei Winkler, Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie. Sehr dekorative und detailreiche Ansicht von Trarbach nach einer Vorlage Quaglio aus dem Jahre 1823. Beherrscht wird der Ort durch die evangelische Pfarrkirche (ehem. St. Nikolaus), deren gotische Maßwerkfenster und das Portal bis in die Einzelheiten genau dargestellt sind. Daneben die ehemalige Lateinschule mit dem Ausblick auf die Grevenburg. Die Häuser, teilweise aus Fachwerk, säumen die Straße, auf der Fußgänger und eine kleine Ziegenherde dargestellt sind. Links ein dreigeschossiges Fachwerkhaus mit einem herausragenden, schmiedeeisernen Davidstern. In der Bildmitte ein großes Haus mit Fachwerk, mehreren Erkern und einer Marienmalerei an der Fassade. Rechts im Vordergrund ist ein kleiner Bach (Kautenbach?) dargestellt, über den zwei Stege führen. Im Hintergrund erhebt sich ein Felsen, auf dem sich die Ruine der Gräfenburg befindet. Unterhalb der Darstellung links der Vermerk "Gemalt v. Dominicus Quaglio.", in der Mitte "Gedr. v. Jos. Lacroix." und rechts "Auf Stein gez. v. Andreas Borum." Frühe Lithographie dieser Szene nach Quaglio, noch ohne die später hinzugefügte Reiterfigur im Vordergrund. Vermutlich handelt es sich bei dem vorliegenden Blatt um die erste Lithographie nach der Zeichnung von Quaglio. Winkler, Frühzeit der deutschen Lithographie, kennt nur die Ausgabe bei Velten in Carlsruhe (640,68). Joseph Lacroix, lithographischer Zeichner und Drucker, arbeitete 1822-24 in München (Winkler 456). Dieser Druck bei Lacroix ist Winkler unbekannt geblieben und in der Literatur bisher nicht beschrieben.

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        Gen. Harper's Speech, to The Citizens of Baltimore, On the Expediency of Promoting a Connexion Between the Ohio, at Pittsburgh, and the Waters of the Chesapeake, At Baltimore, By a Canal Through the District of Columbia. With His Reply to Some of the Objections of Mr. Winchester

      Baltimore: Published by Edward J. Coale. Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1824. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. 8vo. [2], 78 pages. Folded color map in back. Stitched green paper wraps. Front wrap is detached and is chipped along the front joint. Small chip on rear wrap upper left corner. Front wrap and first two blank end sheets have approx. 1.5" sliced, closed tear, upper edge - title page not affected. Howes H 212; Sabin 30427.

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        ESSAIS POETIQUES ; HYMNE A SAINTE GENEVIEVE ; LA VISION

      Gaultier Lauguionie 1824 - 1824 et 1825 Paris Imprimerie de Gaultier Lauguionie ; Chez Urbain Canel In-8 plein veau glacé rouge, dos lisse superbement ornés de fers dorés et à froid. Frontispice, 122 p. 1 f. pour les Essais ; 15 p. pour l'Hymne ; XII , 1 p. pour la Vision. RELIURE SIGNEE par P. GAUDREAU Editions Originales des 3 textes. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE BERNARD MARIE ROLIN]
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        Peter Fendi und seine Mutter am Wege von Heumarkt in die Stadt.

      - Radierung, 1824, auf Velin. 17,8:24,3 cm. Literatur: Heller-Andresen 6; Thieme-Becker XI, S. 385. Abdruck mit dem Titel. Erschienen als Beilage zu: M. Auer’s poligrafisch illustrirte Zeitschrift ‚Faust‘. Sehr guter Abdruck des endgültigen Zustandes mit vollem Rand. Papier besonders zu den Rändern hin etwas vergilbt. Fendi besuchte von 1810-1813 die K. K. Zeichnungsakademie unter Joseph Fischer (1769-1822), Hubert Maurer (1738-1818) und Joh. Bapt. Lampi (1751-1830) und wurde 1818 zum Zeichner und Kupferstecher des k. k. Münz- und Antikenkabinetts ernannt. Eine Reise nach Italien folgte 1821. Mehr als 2000 Zeichnungen nach Antiken aus staatlichen und privaten Sammlungen sind erhalten geblieben. Später wandte er sich mehr und mehr der Porträt- und Genremalerei zu und wurde zum bevorzugten Kinderporträtist und Zeichenlehrer des Hofes und der Wiener Aristokratie. Als Maler, Stecher und Lithograph, Zeichner und Illustrator wissenschaftlicher und poetischer Werke schuf er ein großes Oeuvre. Fendi zählt neben Ferd. Georg Waldmüller (1793-1865), Jos. Franz Danhauser (1805-1845) und Joh. Matth. Ranftl (1804-1854) zu den wichtigsten Vertretern der Alt-Wiener Malerei.

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        Lettre à un pair de France (sur la situation politique)

      The first edition, which appeared in plain coversThis copy has a chemise of half blue morocco over blue marbled paper boards and slipcase of blue marbled paper edged with blue moroccoFoxing, an angular lack to the first blank endpaper, traces of folds to plain coversVery rare autograph inscription from François-René de Chateaubriand:  "De la part de l'auteur [from the author]" to head of half-titleA precious, unsophisticated copy enriched with an autograph inscription from the author. Le Normant père Paris 1824 14,5x22cm broché sous chemise et étui

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        Adolphe, anecdote trouvée dans les papiers d'un inconnu

      Second first edition despite a third edition of mention; and first truly complete edition here with an important preface of first edition.Bound in half red morocco Russian small corners, smooth spine tooled with fillets and typographical motifs stamped cold, golden friezes head and tail, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, tiny scratches on corners, contemporary binding.Ex-dono crossed out in pen head of a guard.Nice copy free of freckles and elegantly prepared. Brissot-Thivars Paris 1824 10,5x18,5cm relié

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        Portenschlag.

      (TRATTINICK, Leopold.) Enumeratio plantarum in Dalmatia lectarum a Francisco de Portenschlag-Ledermayer. Zum Andenken des Verewigten von seinen Freunden. Wien, Franz Härter'ischen Buchhandlung, 1824. 8vo. 16 pp.+ 12 engr. plates. Slight spotting, stain on the last plate. Sewn as issued, uncut with wrappers, rear wrapper with stain and tear.Stafleu 8179. Rare, posthumously printed work, edited by some of Portenschlag's friends. The text was written by Leopold Trattinick (1764-1849) and the plates are based on plants collected by Portenschlag and (except for no 1. by author) drawn by Rochel. The text also contains a brief biography of Portenschlag by Trattinick. Franz von Portenschlag-Ledermayer (1772-1822) was an Austrian botanist. He studied law, but he abandoned his career as a lawyer to practice botany, and he made botanical explorations in the Austrian Empire.

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        Vingt-Quatre Heures d'une Femme Sensible, ou Une Grande Leçon

      Paris Arthus Bertrand 1824 - Octavo. Contemporary quarter black skiver, blue boards, spine gilt in compartments. Engraved frontispiece. 1 leaf of publisher's ads at rear. Spine rolled, binding rubbed, spotting and toning of contents, primarily in the margins. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Author Constance de Salm (1767-1845) was a highly regarded French writer and moral philosopher, and an important member of a circle of leading intellectuals and scientists. Though forgotten for much of the 19th and 20th centuries, she is now the subject of renewed academic interest, providing a window onto the lives and intellectual networks of women in Revolutionary and Napoleonic France. De Salm spent most of her life promoting the equality of women, and her most important work, the poem Épître aux femmes (1797), was a direct attack on the language and social structures that uphold patriarchy, as well as an exhortation to women to liberate themselves. During her career "she used a variety of genres to address issues of importance to women, such as equal access to educational opportunities and to family courts, recognition of intellectual achievement, the infantilization of women and the denigration of their abilities, the cost to women's health of reproduction, and adequately renumerated work for poor, widowed, and single women. In many ways she can be usefully compared to Mary Wollstonecraft." (Hine, Constance de Salm, p. 4). De Salm's friendships with scientists were an important part of her intellectual life. She was close to the astronomer Joseph-Jérome Lalande, who left her his unpublished manuscripts and asked her to write his eulogy. "Not only did she know Lalande well enough to have him entrust her with securing his legacy, but she was acquainted with renowned scientists like the natural philosopher Auguste de Candolle, the botany professor at the Jardin du Roi, Antoine de Jussieu, the naturalist Alexander von Humboldt. all of whom were among her circle of friends and frequented her salon. Her involvement can be used to illustrate the shift from earlier philosophical debates among scientists to the increasing interest on the part of women in scientific culture in the latter part of the eighteenth and the early part of the nineteenth centuries " (Hine pp. 2-3). The present text, Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Sensitive Woman, is an epistolary novel exploring the mindset of a woman whose lover may have abandoned her for another. It was praised by her friend, the author Stendhal and is now rare in the first edition. We can locate only one institutional copy, at the British Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TOM THUMB'S PLAY-BOOK, To Teach Children their Letters as soon as they can Speak: Or, Easy Lessons for Little Children and Beginners. Being a new and pleasant Method to allure Little Ones into the First Principles of Learning.

      48 pages. An alphabet illustrated with 24 wood-cuts, beginning 'A was an Archer;p and two other wood-cuts after Thomas Bewick for the two fables The Crow and Jug and The Two Frogs. Small wood-cut vignette on verso of title-page. Small 16mo. Contemporary blue marbled wrappers with printing from another publication visible through decoration. 10 x 8.7cm. Slight wear to corners and a small loss of paper to the spine else a very good copy of an extremely scarce volume.Hugo 456. Hugo records, as with the present volume, that some copies have the imprint 'Union Street: Printed for T. Bell, Bookseller, By G. Angus, Newcastle. 1824.' rather than 'Newcastle: Printed by George Angus, in the Side. 1824.' Osborne p. 742.

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        The Adventures of Hajji Baba, of Ispahan, in England

      London: John Murray, 1824. First edition. 3 vols. 12mo. Contemporary three-quarter green calf, raised bands, red morocco spine labels, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. A handsome set in near fine condition. First edition. 3 vols. 12mo. The first and best of Morier's Eastern Novels. Morier (1780-1849), one of a family of diplomates, traveled widely to Tehran, Constantinople, and Brazil. "After the publication of his second book of travels he began a seriers of tales and romances, chiefly laid in Eastern scenes, of which the first and best was 'The adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan'. The humor and insight into oriental life displayed in this oriental 'Gil Blas' immediiaterly siezed the popular fancy. The book went into several editions; and Morier acquired a high reputation as a novelist" (DNB). Sadleir 1794. Lowndes III, 1613

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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. 10 volumes; 8vo. Handsome full diced calf in dark brown, with twin green title labels and gilt ruling to compartments, gilt rule to boards, marbled edges and endpapers.Bookplate of Robert Victor Elvey (noted bibliophile, collector and indeed bookdealer, partner in the firm of F. S. Ellis who sold books to the great, the good and the merely erudite for a large part of the 19th century) to paste downs. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Pope to vol.I; folding facsimiles. Internally clean with occasional light foxing, a trifle rubbed here and there but nevertheless durable and pleasing, a strong, distinguished, unsophisticated and unashamedly academic set.

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        1824-1886, Sammelband of 6 Astrology Almanacs, Ephemerides, Raphael, Prophecy, Engraved Hieroglyphics - Atlas Ouranious, The Coelestial Atlas; Raphael's Prophetic Almanac; The Sidereal Atlas; or Messenger of Astrology

      London: William Strange; Company of Stationers; William Charlton Wright; Catty & Dobson, 1824. 1/4 Leather. Very good. London: William Strange; Company of Stationers; William Charlton Wright; Catty & Dobson, 1824. 1/4 Leather. Now offered for your consideration is this collection of 19th century astrology and prophetic almanacs bound in one volume. They are as follows: - White, Robert. Atlas Ouranious, The Coelestial Atlas; or a New and Improved Ephemeris for the Year of Our Lord 1824….A Complete Almanack. London: The Company of Stationers, 1824. 48 pages. - Raphael. Raphael's Prophetic Almanac: Being the Prophetic Messenger, Weather Guide, and Ephemeris for 1856. London: William Charlton Wright, 1856. 114 pages. Lacks the engraved hieroglyphic plate. - Broughton, M. A. The Sidereal Atlas; or Messenger of Astrology, for the Year of Our Lord 1845….Predictions of the Wars…Nativities. London: William Strange, 1844. 36 pages. 36 pages. - Raphael. Raphael's Prophetic Almanac; or, The Prophetic Messenger and Weather Guide for 1884….Predictions of the Events and the Weather. London: Catty & Dobson, 1883. 96 pages. Lacks the engraved hieroglyphic plate. With Raphael's Astronomical Ephemeris of the Planets' Places for 1884. 32 pages. - Raphael. Raphael's Prophetic Almanac; or, the Prophetic Messenger and Weather Guide for 1885….Predictions of the Events and the Weather. London: Catty & Dobson, 1884. Includes the engraved hieroglyphic plate. 96 pages. With Raphael's Astronomical Ephemeris of the Planets' Places for 1885. 32 pages. - Raphael. Raphael's Prophetic Almanac; or, the Prophetic Messenger and Weather Guide for 1886….Predictions of the Events and the Weather. London: Catty & Dobson, 1885. Includes the engraved hieroglyphic plate. 96 pages. With Raphael's Astronomical Ephemeris of the Planets' Places for 1886. 32 pages. William Strange; Company of Stationers; William Charlton Wright; Catty & Dobson. The book is an octavo, measuring 7 inches by 4 ¾ inches; it is bound in ¼ leather. Multiple pagination. Light surface and edge wear. Very good.

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        Oeuvres complètes de Molière, avec les notes de tous les commentateurs

      Edition published by Aimé L. Martin.Binders full morocco red Russia, back with five nerves set with gilded nets decorated with double gilded boxes to centers which include golden florets, golden dates in tails, casters gilded on the caps, tiny scratches without gravity on some back frame triple gilt fillets on covers, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, frame with golden lace on contreplats, nets gilded on the cuts, all edges gilt, unsigned beautiful bindings.illustrated book of Molière's portrait engraved by Taurel frontispiece of the first volume and 18 Desenne figures carved by various artists.Very nice copy superbly prepared in a uniform bound in full morocco. Lefèvre Paris 1824-1826 14x22cm 8 volumes reliés

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        [Op. 120] 33 Veränderungen über einen Walzer für das Piano-Forte componirt und Der Frau Antonia von Brentano gebornen Edlen von Birkenstock hochachtungsvoll zugeeignet... 120tes Werk.

      Wien... Leipzig bey H.A.Probst: A. Diabelli et Comp. [PN C. et D.] No. 1380, [not before June 1824]. Oblong folio. Disbound. 1f. (collection title, engraved by H. Zimer), [i] (title), 4-43, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Price: "2 fl. 45 x.C.M." With "Gestochen v: Jos: Sigg." to final page of music. Text of collection title: "Vaterländischer Künstlerverein Veränderungen für das Piano-Forte über ein vorgelegtes Thema componiert von dern vorzüglichsten Tonsetzern und Virtuosen Wien's und der k.k. oesterreichischen Staaten... Abtheilung. Eigenthum der Verleger. Wien, bey A. Diabelli et Comp. No. 1133. Leipzig bey H.A.Probst. [PN] no. 1380-81." Spine torn and slightly frayed; minor browning and fraying to edges. First Edition, later issue, with collection title added. The collection title was used for two volumes ("Abtheilungen"): Beethoven's Diabelli variations, op. 120 ("1. Abtheilung"), and a collection of fifty variations, each by a different composer ("2. Abtheilung"), with the PNs 1380 and 1381, respectively. The main title of the present copy is an updated version of the title from the first issue (1823), where pp. 2 and 3 were left blank. Kinsky p. 350-51. Dorfmüller p. 345 (copy in Bavarian State Library, Munich). Hoboken 2, 485. Hirsch IV, 387 (with "2. Abtheilung" angebunden). Beethoven-Haus C 120/1 (or Schorn 39?).

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        Recueil de discours de l'homme politique français, député de l'Eure, Louis Pierre Édouard Bignon, qui traversa l'Empire, le Consulat, la Restauration et la monarchie de Juillet

      1824 - In-8° relié plein veau de l'époque, pièce de titre, une table manuscrite à la fin recense tous les discours prononcés de 1818 à 1824. Le baron Louis Pierre Édouard Bignon, né à La Mailleraye-sur-Seine le 3 janvier 1771 et mort à Paris le 6 janvier 1841, est un diplomate, homme politique et historien français. Louis Pierre Édouard Bignon est le fils d’un capitaine de navire. Grâce à la protection de la marquise de Hagu, il entre au collège de Lisieux à Paris, où il fait de bonnes études. Engagé volontaire en 1792, il fut remarqué par le général Huer, qui le prit pour secrétaire. Une requête en vers adressée au Directoire, dans laquelle Bignon, sollicitant une place de secrétaire d’ambassade, donne son avis sur les qualités et les devoirs d’un bon diplomate, attire l’attention du ministre des Relations extérieures, Talleyrand ; en 1797, il est nommé secrétaire de légation près la Confédération helvétique. Le 2 novembre 1798, il est muté avec la même fonction auprès de la République cisalpine. Sous le Consulat, il est ensuite envoyé à Berlin (1799), avant d’y être nommé chargé d’affaires (1804). Il est ensuite accrédité à Cassel comme ministre plénipotentiaire près de l'électeur de Hesse (1804-1806). C'est là qu'est élaborée l’idée d’une confédération des princes allemands intermédiaires, protégée conjointement par la France et par la Russie ; cette idée se concrétise dans la Confédération du Rhin mais seulement avec le protectorat français. L’électeur de Hesse ayant refusé de signer une convention de neutralité avant la bataille d'Iéna, l’électorat est supprimé après la défaite de la Prusse. Nommé commissaire impérial auprès des autorités prussiennes, chargé de l’administration générale des domaines et des finances des provinces conquises, Bignon conserve ces fonctions jusqu’en 1808, tant que l’armée française occupe la Prusse. En 1809, il est ministre plénipotentiaire auprès du grand-duc de Bade à Karlsruhe ; un décret impérial le nomme administrateur général de l’Autriche. De Vienne, il est envoyé à Varsovie (1810), où il est chargé d'affaires pendant trois ans et sert les vues du gouvernement impérial sur le duché de Varsovie. Il est membre du gouvernement de Lithuanie[réf. nécessaire] avec Alexandre Antoine Sapieha, Dirk van Hogendorp. Il reçut en récompense le titre de baron de l'Empire. Après la bataille de Leipzig (16-19 octobre 1813), Bignon était à Dresde auprès du roi de Saxe et duc de Varsovie. Il s’y trouva aussi pendant le siège. Gouvion-Saint-Cyr, qui commandait, capitula, mais, la capitulation ayant été violée, Bignon fut un moment prisonnier d’un aide de camp du prince de Schwarzenberg, jusqu’à ce que dernier, accueillant la réclamation du diplomate, le fît reconduire aux avant-postes français à Strasbourg. Il fut de retour à Paris le 7 décembre 1813 et ce fut lui qui annonça à Napoléon Ier la défection de Murat. Après les événements de 1814, Bignon disparut un moment de la scène politique. Il consacra ses loisirs à un Exposé comparatif de l’état financier, militaire, politique et moral de la France et des principales puissances de l’Europe. Il revint aux affaires sous les Cent-Jours, puisque Napoléon Ier le nomma sous-secrétaire d’État au ministère des Affaires étrangères, conjointement avec le comte de Mosloy. Le 12 mai 1815, le département de la Seine-Inférieure l’élut membre de la Chambre des représentants. Chargé du portefeuille des Affaires étrangères, il dut signer la convention du 3 juillet 1815 qui, à la suite de la défaite de Waterloo, reléguait l’armée française au-delà de la Loire et ouvrait Paris à l’invasion. Lorsque le drapeau blanc flotta sur les Tuileries, Bignon remit son portefeuille aux mains de Talleyrand et se retira momentanément de la politique active. Le 20 septembre 1817, il fut élu à la Chambre des députés par le département de l'Eure. Il fut un des plus constants adversaires de la Restauration. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres et entretiens sur la danse ancienne, moderne, religieuse, civile et théâtrale, accompagnés d'une lithographie chorégraphique.

      Paris, Dondey-Dupré, 1824. ____ Première édition de cet excellent ouvrage, selon G. Desrat, qui ajoute : "Notes, faits, anecdotes, conseils, tout est à louanger. Les danses des Juifs font l'objet d'un chapitre très étendu, et l'on peut lire à la page 92 un épisode fort curieux sur Scaliger et la pyrrhique. La danse de ville et les bals du moyen âge captivent l'attention; en un mot, tout l'ouvrage est à consulter pour l'histoire." Illustré par une planche dépliante de chorégraphie, imprimée en lithographie recto-verso. Quelques rousseurs sans gravité. Bon exemplaire. G. Desrat, Dictionnaire de la danse p. 416. *****. In-8. Collation : 344 pp., 1 planche dépliante. Demi-basane fauve, dos orné, pièces de titre et de date de maroquin vert foncé, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        The Devil's Elixir

      London: William Blackwood & T. Cadell. London, William Blackwood & T. Cadell, 1824. First Edition. First Impression. Two volumes bound as one. Uncommon. One of the author's earliest works, first published in German in 1815. Hoffmann was one of the earliest writers in the fantastic tradition and a popular source. Highly influential in the 19th century but losing a little influence in the 20th century, though his legacy remains. A wonderful author, and much more accessible than many of his peers. An important work, influenced heavily by Lewis' Monk. Owner's stamp to the front pastedown, with his initials on the binding too. Binding in good shape with a little rubbing and wear. A tidy copy in a nice, later binding. [5678, Hyraxia Books]. . Near Fine. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1824.

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        Histoire de la régénération de la Grèce, comprenant le précis des événements depuis 1740 jusqu\'en 1824. Par F.C.H.L. Pouqueville, ancien Consul-Général de France auprès d\'Ali-Pacha de Janina . Avec cartes et portraits

      Paris 1824 - A Paris, chez Firmin-Didot père et fils. 1824 , Geïllustreerd / Illustrated / Illustré / Illustriert 2500 2200 13 x 21 cm Frans / French / Français / Französisch

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        Composition de la tête osseuse de l'homme et des animaux. [Suivi de] Sur l'adgustal, l'un des os de la voûte palatine

      (Paris, Annales des sciences naturelles), 1824. (1824), (1824), in-8, pagination multiple, une planche et un tableau, les deux dépliants reproduits en lithographie, percaline prune à la bradel, dos lisse, titre doré en long, Édition originale, sous forme d'extraits, de ce rare résumé des travaux de Saint-Hilaire sur le crâne ; ils proviennent du tome III des Annales des sciences naturelles (1824). La « Composition de la tête osseuse de l'homme et des animaux » fera l'objet d'un tiré à part destiné à la vente en librairie (Tastu). Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire y étudie la « composition de la tête osseuse, montre le crâne formé de sept vertèbres, fait l'historique des travaux publiés sur le même sujet, et donne la concordance de sa nomenclature et de ses déterminations avec celles de Cuvier ». (« Vie, travaux et doctrine scientifique d'Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire » par son fils Isidore, p. 447). L'exposé s'accompagne d'un tableau synoptique et d'une planche détaillant la composition de la tête osseuse du crocodile, d'après un crâne retiré d'une momie trouvée par Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire dans les catacombes de Thèbes en Égypte ; c'est à partir de cette découverte que l'auteur a décrit une nouvelle et petite espèce vivant dans le Nil, le crocodylus suchus (planches n° 9 et 16 de l'Atlas). L'exposé sur l'adgustal, pages 491 à 506 ; peut figurer comme un "appendice" à l'article précédent. En 1824, Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844) a derrière lui une carrière déjà importante ; il a acquis la célébrité en 1818 avec la parution de la « Philosophie anatomique » et a énoncé de nombreux principes majeurs, avant de s'intéresser aux pièces paléontologiques et à la description des fossiles. À partir de 1825, il s'engage, contre son confrère et ami Cuvier dans la controverse dite « des crocodiles de Caen » qui le conduira à se prononcer en faveur des thèses transformistes. Exemplaire provenant de la bibliothèque de l'ethnologue et anthropologue Ernest-Théodore Hamy (1842-1908), avec sa jolie étiquette ex-libris à l'orang-outan, reproduction de la belle gravure de l'Homo sylvestris parue dans les Observationum medicarum de Nicolas Tulp en 1641. Cachet de la bibliothèque H.E Sauvage. Dos faiblement insolé. Tampon de l'Institut Catholique de Paris annulé

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        Vot old Slingsby!! Vot are you turned Ghost?

      - Heath, Henry. Pen and ink and watercolor on tinted paper, signed "Heath", matted. 1 vols. Approx. 9 x 6-1/2 inches. 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. Pen and ink and watercolor on tinted paper, signed "Heath", matted. 1 vols. Approx. 9 x 6-1/2 inches [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Guide du voyageur à Moscou, contenant ce que cette capitale offre de curieux et d'intéressant...Moscow, August Semen, 1824. 8vo. With lithographed frontispiece, 7 lithographed plates, 4 folding tables, and several tables in the text. Contemporary gold-tooled, half purple sheepskin, marbled sides and edges.

      Cat. Russica 445. The first edition of a detailed guide to Moscow, illustrated with finely lithographed plates.Lecointe de Laveau, a French entomologist, was secretary of the Imperial Society of Naturalists of Moscow and had a first-hand knowledge of the city. In 12 chapters he describes Moscow's history, topography, commerce, monuments, and institutions, with (folding) tables providing valuable statistic data. The seventh chapter contains details on public and private art collections and libraries, including the library of Prince Michel Galitzin, who owned a Gutenberg Bible ("Bible de Mayence").Lacks half-title. Some light wear to binding edges, spine slightly discoloured. A good copy.

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        Geographisch-statistische und historische Charte von Neuyork,

      Geographisches Institut, Weimar 1824 - Copper engraving, hand colored in outline when published. In excellent condition.

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        MONOGRAPHIA CHLAMYDUM. Cum tabulis aeneis coloratis duabus.

      J. G. Heubner, Vienna, Austria 1824 - [iv], 49 pages, followed by 2 color plates containing 52 illustations. Original printed paper-covered boards with moderate rubbing and shelfwear, remaining intact and attractive. The pages measure 17.25 inches in height. The margins of some pages are lightly foxed. The plates are lightly to moderately and evenly toned. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages dans l'intérieur de l'Amérique Méridionale [...]

      - chez Masson et fils., Paris 1824, in-8 (13x20cm), vi, [7]-291, [4] pp., relié. - Viaggi all'interno del Sud America: contenente la relazione che ha fatto Buenos Aires l'Assunzione da parte del Rio de la Plata, e ritorno da Buenos Aires a Valparaiso dalla pianura della città di Mendoza Santiago, la seconda città nelle valli e le cime della Cordigliera, in un raggio di circa 450 miglia, dove si trovano numerose e ricche miniere del Cile, Valparaiso e tornano a Santiago, la navigazione Coquimbo a Lima , capitale tutto il Sud America, Lima strada doloroso arrivare a Guayaquil e Quito in provincia, antica città degli Incas, questo capitale a Santa Fe de Bogotà da Cuenca, Calil, Popayan, curioso paese per e molto interessante per cercare affari, la descrizione fertile dintorni di Santa Fe, centro della Repubblica di Colombia, la natura e l'attività della sua attività, come tutti i paesi in cui si attraversa s 'muovendo verso il porto di Cartagena dove l'autore ha navigato per Cuba e Giamaica, dove è anche consapevole delle cose più notevoli Accompagnati informazioni accurate rispettando i costumi, i costumi e il carattere degli abitanti, dei prodotti e la ricchezza offerto dalla immensità di questo nuovo continente, il modo migliore per viaggiare, villaggi turistici e posades essere pulizia, merci di scambio di indossare le precauzioni per difendersi dalle insidie del questi popoli, innumerevoli rettili queste regioni prenotano particolarmente utile per i venditori marina dispone di ogni viaggiatore. Notato seconda edizione, la prima sembra essere che nel 1823, pubblicato nel Agen, ma un titolo leggermente diverso. Rare. Questa seconda edizione sembra ancor meno comune rispetto al primo. Si è constatato che la biblioteca Sainte Geneviève di Parigi. BN alla Francia, la British Library e il British Library hanno nessuna copia. L'originale è presente in un solo esemplare in BN della Francia, la British Library. Pelle di pecora completa bionda vintage. Smooth posteriore ornata di due caselle al grottesco, 2 cappucci e ruote. Parte del titolo in marocchino rosso. Una testa scanalatura su un cm, uno slot coda di 1 cm. L'autore ha trascorso 12 anni in Sud America. Ha lasciato nel 1808 su The Brick Consolatore. "Costretto a portarmi costantemente nelle varie province di questa vasta parte del nuovo mondo, ho cominciato a studiare il campo di applicazione della morale, carattere e costumi dei suoi abitanti. Sono particolarmente legato a sapere come viaggiare in questi climi [...], e quindi i diversi rami del commercio che si fa. " - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Voyages dans l'intérieur de l'Amérique Méridionale : contenant la relation de celui fait de Buenos-Aires à l'Assomption par la rivière de la Plata, et retour, de Buenos-Aires à Valparaiso par la plaine de Mendoza et la ville de Santiago du Chili, de cette dernière ville dans les vallées et les sommités des Cordillières, dans une étendue de près de 450 lieues, où sont situées les nombreuses et les plus riches mines du Chili, retour à Valparaiso et Santiago, navigation de Coquimbo à Lima, capitale de toute l'Amérique méridionale, route pénible de Lima pour se rendre à Guayaquil, et dans la province de Quito, ancienne ville des Incas, de cette capitale à Santa-Fé de Bogota par Cuença, Calil, Popayan, pays for curieux et trés intéressant à parcourir pour les affaires, description des environs fertiles de Santa-Fé, centre de la république de la Colombie, de la nature et de l'activité de son commerce, comme de toutes les contrées que l'on traverse en s'acheminant vers le port de Carthagène où l'auteur s'embarqua pour Cuba et la Jamaïque, dont il fait aussi connaître les choses les plus remarquables Accompagnés de renseignemens précis sur les moeurs, coutumes et caractères des habitans, sur les produits et les richesses qu'offre l'immensité de ce nouveau continent, la meilleure manière d'y voyager, les stations et les posades à s'y ménager, les marchandises d'échange à y porter, les précautions à prendre tant pour se défendre des ruses de ces peuples, que des innombrables reptiles de ces régions, ouvrage utile aux marins et particulièrement a tout voyageur négociant. Notée seconde édition, la première semble être celle de 1823, parue à Agen, mais sous un titre un peu différent. Rare. Cette seconde édition semble même moins courante que la première. On ne la trouve qu'à la bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève à Paris. La Bibliothèque Nationale de France, la British Library et les bibliothèques anglaises n'en possèdent aucun exemplaire. L'originale est présente en un seul exemplaire à la Bibliothèque Nationale de France, à La British Library. Reliure en pleine basane blonde d'époque. Dos lisse orné de 2 caissons à la grotesque, de 2 fleurons et de roulettes. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Une fente en tête sur un cm, une fente en queue sur 1 cm. L'auteur a passé 12 ans en Amérique du sud. Il partit en 1808 sur le Brick Le Consolateur. « Obligé de me transporter sans cesse dans les différentes provinces de cette vaste partie du nouveau monde, je me suis mis à portée d'étudier les moeurs, le caractère et les usages de ses habitans. Je me suis particulièrement attaché à connaître la manière de voyager dans ces climats [...] et enfin les diverses branches du commerce qui s'y fait. »

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        Statistique des Provinces de Savone, d'Oneille, d'Acqui, et de partie de la Province de Mondovi. Paris, Impr. de Jules Didot Ainé, 1824

      Didot Ainé J, 1824. 2 vol. in-4, pp. (4), XII, 359; (4), 512, 13; leg. dell'epoca in cart. muto, protetti da camicia m. marocch e ang. con tit. oro su duplice tass. bicolore ed astuccio cart. Vasto ed accuratissimo studio storico-geografico ed economico-statistico sulla zona denominata un tempo ''Dipartimento di Montenotte'' e comprendente parte delle attuali provincie di Cuneo, Alessandria, Imperia, Savona e Genova. E' corredato di numerose tabelle statistiche a stampa ripieg. f.t. ed illustrato da 2 grandi carte geo-topogr. (una dell'ampia zona citata, l'altra del Golfo di La Spezia) e 44 finissime litografie raffiguranti vedute dei principali paesi e città (tra quelle concernenti il Piemonte: Acqui, Ceva, Dogliani, Garessio, Incisa, Millesimo, Nizza Monferrato, Ormea, Saliceto, S. Stefano Belbo; tra quelle della Liguria: Alassio, Albenga, Albisola (2), Arenzano, Cairo, Carcare, Dego, Diano Marina, Finale Marina, Finalborgo, Noli, Oneglia, Pieve, Porto Maurizio, Sassello, Savona (2), Varazze. L'ultima parte dell'opera è dedicata ad una ''Mémoire sur le Golfe de La Spezzia'' (pp. 478-508); la commissione francese aveva infatti avuto anche l'incarico di valutare le spese da farsi per l'installazione di una base militare nel golfo. Comprende, oltre alla carta menzionata, una veduta del golfo di Spezia (ripiegata), una di Portovenere ed una delle insenature di Varignano e delle Grazie. L'autore (Gilbert-Joseph-Gaspard, comte de Chabrol de Volvic, 1773-1843) fu amministratore del Dipartimento di Montenotte e scelto da Napoleone a far parte della commissione scientifica che lo seguì nella spedizione d'Egitto. Opera straordinaria, molto importante e ricercata, assai rara a trovarsi completa di tutte le tavole ed in ottimo stato come il presente esemplare. Di eccezionale importanza è la parte iconografica, che offre, in molti casi l'unica veduta ottocentesca di località minori.

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        Allgemeines Evangelisches Gesangbuch für das Großherzogthum Hessen.

      Darmstadt, Stahl 1824 - 10. Aufl. 8°. VIII, 510 S., 5 nn. Bl. Leder der Zeit mit Silberbeschlägen und Silberschliessen, Goldschnitt, (leicht berieben). Schöner Einband mit einem Rahmen aus Silber, jeweils einem Blumenmotiv in den Ecken und ovaler ziselierter Mittelplatte. Auf dem Vorderdeckel mit dem Kürzel J.S. 1770, auf dem Rücken A.E. B.S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE NETHERLANDS.Containing a Description of the Character,Manners,Habits and Costumes of the Inhabitants of the Late Seven United Provinces,Flanders and Brabant.

      Printed for R.Ackermann, London,[1824]: - 12mo.pp.ix+ 241.18 handcoloured engravings.Fine half dark green calf,raised bands tooled in gilt,marbled boards.very attractive.a little offsetting of plates else very clean and fresh.Abbey Travel.No.6.p.13. Tooley:English Books with Coloured Plates:515.p.417. "The Proper Study of Mankind is Man" Pope. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 as issued, pictorial head- and tailpiece vignettes and historiated initials, 1 folding table, pages: xvi, (2), 1-408 including index, bound in full calf, rebacked, gilt lettered green morocco label, gilt vines with gilt surrounds between raised bands to spine, double ruled gilt border to covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, tiny gilt stamped vignette of bird of prey in centre of upper cover with motto above "Perseverantia", small binder's ticket to bottom of first pastedown. Slight shelf wear to edges, a few minor marks and scrapes to covers, corners very slightly rubbed, engraved military bookplate of Josiah Vavasseur. C.B. (1834-1908) of Kilverstone Hall, Norfolk on front pastedown (he was responsible for many important improvements in various branches of ordnance), 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. See James M. Gabler, Wine into Words, A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language, page 126, G23690. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reisen in Syrien, Palästina und der Gegend des Berges Sinai. Aus dem Englischen. Herausgegeben und mit Anmerkgungen begleitet von Wilhelm Gesenius.

      Weimar, Verlag des Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, 1823 - 1824. - 2 Bände. Mit 7 lithograph und gest. gefalt. Tafeln und einigen Textholzschnitten. 1 Bl., X, 542 S., 1 Bl.; 1 Bl., X, SS. (545)-1104. Neuere blaue HLdr.-Bde. Neue Bibliothek der wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen, Bde. 34 u. 38. - Embacher 57; Engelmann 152; Henze I, 406f.; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 106; Kainbacher3 66, 4; Röhricht 1627; Tobler 141; vgl. Weber 107. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - "Sorgfätige vorbereitung, kenntnis der arabischen sprache, ein unbefangener blick, nüchterne beobachtung und ausserste genugsamkeit zeichnen den Burckhardt aufs vortheilhafteste aus. Ihm verdankt die gelehrte republik eine reihe von entdeckungen. Dieser forscher ist in vieler hinsicht das muster eines reisenden" (Tobler). - Mit hebräischem Exlibris Elias Auerbach. - Tls. etwas gebräunt bzw braunfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sostruzioni dei gran Portici . del Tempio d Ercole in Tivoli.". Kupferstich und Radierung von Luigi Rossini. Aus: Antichità Romane.

      Rom, 1824 - Schöne Ansicht der Portikusmauer des antiken Herkulestempels in Tivoli. - Luigi Rossini begann 1819 seine großformatigen Kupferstichradierungen der klassischen Bauten Roms nach Veduten des berühmten Vorgängers Giovanni Battista Piranesi herauszugeben, jedoch ganz im Stil des 19. Jahrhunderts und in der für diese Zeit typischen Strege ausgeführt. Mit seiner Stichfolge der Antichità Romane wurde er zum namhaftesten Nachfolger Piranesis. - Etw. braunfleckig. - *** Matthäus TRUPPE * Stubenberggasse 7 * A-8010 GRAZ *** - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500

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        Éloa, ou la Soeur des anges. Mystère.

      First Edition printed in small numbers, rare and sought after by Clouzot. Binding of morocco olive shagreen, uniformly smooth spine tooled past frame adorning boards composed of threads and golden jewels and stamped palmettes cold figure "M" on the first golden board, highlighted by a golden thread cutting, golden lace in coaching contreplats, gold, elegant romantic style pastiche binding signed Durvand head. Our copy is increased by a beautiful portrait of the author - from the Hall of illustrious contemporaries - frontispiece. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Auguste Boulland et Cie Paris 1824 in-8 (15x23cm) relié

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        Reis door de Vereenigde Staten van Noord-Amerika in de jaren 1824 en 1825 door den generaal Lafayette.Zutphen, W.J. Thieme, 1831. 2 volumes. 8vo. With lithographed portrait of Lafayette for frontispiece to volume 1. Contemporary boards with pasted title-label on spine, uncut.

      - Hoffmann, Lafayette in America in 1824 and 1825. Journal of a Voyage to the United States. Unabridged English translation (Manchester, 2007); Howes L-301; Sabin 40737; not in Tiele, Bibl. Only Dutch translation of Levasseur's account, containing the journal of general Lafayette 1824-1825 Farewell Tour of all 24 United States. ''With its panoramic view of the young country - its burgeoning cities and towns, its technological innovations like the Erie Canal, and its industrious people - this book captures America on the cusp of its jubilee year'' (preface of Hoffman). Bindings used and spines damaged; portrait waterstained; some waterstaining on pp. 65-72 of volume 1. A good set of this rare translation.

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        Rules and Regulations for the Field Exercise and Manoeuvres of Infantry

      Anthony Finley, Philadelphia 1824 - Worn calf leather binding with black taped strip along spine, leather spine title intact, 1st edn, compiled for the use of the PA militia, regular foxing, 360pps + explanation pages to the 26 of 27 plates (missing plate on the principles of oblique step). Includes schools of the company, battalion, marching in line, various formations , rear cover slightly loose, could stand a rebinding. Ex library stamps present plus rear pocket. Recommendations and publication data attached. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bohemian Bookworm]
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        J. L. Lagrange's mathematische Werke. Deutsch herausgegeben von A. L. Crelle. 3 Bände. Erster Band, die Theorie der analytischen Function enthaltend (nebst Nachrichten von Lagrange's Leben und einem Verzeichnisse seiner Werke.); Zweiter Band, die Vorlesungen über die Functionen-Rechnung enthaltend; Dritter Band. Die Theorie der Gleichungen. Neue, vom Verfasser verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage.

      Berlin, Reimer, 1823-1824. - CXXVIII, 694 Seiten, 2 Falttafeln; XXIII, 1 Blatt, 1023 Seiten; XVI, 552 Seiten. 8vo (Format ca. 20,5x13 cm), Halblederbände der Zeit. Mit einem gestochenem Frontispiz (Portrait von Lagrange). Fromm IV, 13 889, vgl. Poggendorf I, 1343, vgl. Sotheran II, 518 und Smith I, 482-486, Cantor IV, 107ff.: "Der größte Mathematiker des 18. Jahrhunderts". - Die Rücken etwas beschabt, teils leichter aufgeplatzt, innen leichter gebräunt, wenige Buntstiftanstreichungen im Vorwort von band 1 von älterer Hand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Mertens]
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        Asiatic Islands and New Holland [The World in Miniature]; being a description of the manners, customs, character, and state of the various tribes by which they are inhabited...

      London: Ackermann, 1824. Two volumes in one, duodecimo, with 26 handcoloured engraved plates; original cloth. 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. Rebacked retaining original spine. A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House]
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        Análisis Estadístico del la Provincia de Michuacan, en 1822

      Mexico City: Imprenta Nacional del Supremo gobierno de los Estados-Unidos en Palacio, 1824. ix+279+7 foldout tables with additional table of which two are fold out. Octavo (8" x 5 3/4") bound half black blue leather with gilt lettering to spine and blue cloth boards. From the library of George M Foster. First edition.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:Foster's stamp to title and his acquired date on front paste down. Light rubbing to hinges else a very good copy.

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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 as issued, pictorial head- and tailpiece vignettes and historiated initials, 1 folding table, pages: xvi, (2), 1-408 including index, bound in full calf, rebacked, gilt lettered green morocco label, gilt vines with gilt surrounds between raised bands to spine, double ruled gilt border to covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, tiny gilt stamped vignette of bird of prey in centre of upper cover with motto above "Perseverantia", small binder's ticket to bottom of first pastedown. Slight shelf wear to edges, a few minor marks and scrapes to covers, corners very slightly rubbed, engraved military bookplate of Josiah Vavasseur. C.B. (1834-1908) of Kilverstone Hall, Norfolk on front pastedown (he was responsible for many important improvements in various branches of ordnance), 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. See James M. Gabler, Wine into Words, A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language, page 126, G23690. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        An Historical and Descriptive Account of Croome D'Abitot the seat of the Right Hon. The Earl of Coventry with Biographical Notices of the Coventry Family to which are annexed an Hortus Croomensis, and Observations on the Propagation of Exotics.

      Frontis, title, [blank], dedication 11pp subscribers, 93pp + 161 + [black], 4 acquaint plates, drawn by J. Pitman engraved by C. Turner. A - A8, then B1 - B4 then in 4's with M as 5 but pagination correct. The BL lists the work as 8vo., probably on the basis of the A gathering. It is however completely as called. Orig bds a little worn at edges and a few marks, rebacked at some point. Contents crisp and clean, binding firm, edges untrimmed with some offsetting to pages facing plates.

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