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         Quinti Curtii Rufi de Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni 3 Volumes set

      urante Et Imprimente A.J. Valpy, A.M, London 1825 - Lovely set in vellum with brown leather title blocks on spine with gilt title lettering. These have minor scuffing. Occasional small stains to boards and they probably would benefit from a bit of a clean up. Not at all severe although ought to mentioned in this description. Small, green bookseller plate of John Reid & Co. of Glasgow at top edge of front paste down of each vol. Also on paste down page of each volume is the ex libris plate of William Craig Robertson LLB. Attractive marbled end papers and in almsot unread condition internally. Text is naturally in Latin. Folding maps all present and in wonderful condition. A really fine and scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M RICHARDSON RARE BOOKS PBFA]
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         Inscriptiones Graecae Vetustissimae : Collegit, et observationes tum aliorum tum suas adjecit

      Cantabrigiae: Typis ac Sumtibus Academicis Excudit Joannes Smith 1825. 8vo. lxxx, 428 pp. Full brown calf. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels and gilt lettering. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Spine slightly marked. Boards clean. Internally very clean. No ownership names. With 55 finely-printed plates of inscriptions, mainly folding, three printed in red & black. Text in Latin and Greek. Scarce. . Near Fine. Full Calf. 1825.

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         Vue d?une partie du village de Brienz vers Meyringen, Canton de Berne.

      Bâle, J. P. Lamy, s.d., vers 1825, - 11 x 15.5 cm, aquatinte coloriée à la main (gouachée), encadrement au trait noir, sur papier gris/noir / Kolorierte Aquatinta mit guachiertem Blattrand, 1 feuille (18 x 20.5 cm). Passepartout. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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         SPORTING ANECDOTES< ORIGINAL AND SELECTED: INCLUDING NUMEROUS CHARACTERISTIC PORTRAITS OF PERSONS IN EVERY WALK OF LIFE

      London: Sherwood, Jones and Co, 1825. Enlarged Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket; Red spine with gilt lettering, raised bands and gilt designs; Original wraps re-bound in 3/4 red leather with marbled boards; Wearh and bumping to the edges, some fraying starting at the corners; Binding is tight; Deckled pages show age toning, a few spots, otherwise clean; Previous owner's bookplates on paste down; Full color plates and b&w plates intact. 583 pages with index and advertisements. SHELVE: case 1. Dupont.

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         View of the Hebrews ; or the Tribes of Israel in America ... Second edition, improved and Enlarged

      Poultney, (Vt.): Smith & Shute 1825. Second Edition. x, [3], 14-285 pages. 12 mo. Worn leather binding with red spine label and simple gilt spine rules. Light pencilled notations on front flyleaf (owners name and several codes, probably previous bookseller notes).Prelims with dampstaining and foxing. Overall foxing and browning throughout. Two leaves with several hard creases. Front joints starting. Occasional marginal inked and pencilled passage highlights. Page 237 mis-numbered 347. Boards. "'View of the Hebrews' is an 1823 book written by Ethan Smith, a United States Congregationalist minister, who argued that Native Americans were descended from the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel. This was a relatively common view during the early nineteenth century, as most Europeans and Americans had a view of history as biblical. Numerous commentators on Mormon history, from LDS Church general authority B. H. Roberts to Fawn M. Brodie, biographer of Joseph Smith, have noted similarities in the content of 'View of the Hebrews' and the 'Book of Mormon', which was first published in 1830, seven years after Ethan Smith's book." (wikipedia) First published in 1823, this is the substantially enlarged 1825 edition. A nice addition to any collection related to American Indian or Mormon history. Very Good.

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         EASY STEPS: INTENDED FOR THE USE OF VERY YOUNG CHILDREN, in and out of school, preparatory to their reading in classes. (Plus 2 other little books in the same binding).

      London, Harvey and Darton, 55 Gracechurch Street, 1825 and 1817.. In two parts: the first a reprint of 1825 and the second a first of 1817, 12mo, 130 x 105 mm, 5 x 4 inches, half leather over marbled boards, gilt rules to spine, no lettering or label, pages: 56; 62, including 2 title pages and 2 Advertisements to the Reader. Word lists and many short passages for beginner readers. Title to Part 2 has this addition: "Restricted (with a few exceptions) to words of two syllables", and it contains some little stories. Some light age-browning to Part I, occasional slight pencil marks. A very good copy of an uncommon primer. The Dartons, page 57, No. G214, Part I not located by the author. No copies located in the UK except for the British Library which has only Part II, no others listed on WorldCat. No copies in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. BOUND WITH 2 OTHER ITEMS: ANNE AND JANE; or, The Good Child's Reading-Book. In Words of One Syllable, by Frances Bowyer Miller, Harvey and Darton, 1825, 47 pages but lacking pages 5-16, 4 pretty engraved plates. Previous owner's partial hand colouring to frontispiece, 3 minute worm tracks in lower margin of frontispiece, 40 mm (1¾") closed tear to 1 text page neatly repaired, no loss. Defective copy (lacking 6 leaves as noted) but a rare book. The Dartons, page 175, No. 636. 1 copy only on WorldCat, the British Library copy of 1832, not in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. THE THIMBLE RESTORED; Or, The Idle Girl Converted To Habits Of Industry, by Elizabeth Richmond, Harvey and Darton, 1821 (?), pages: 3-67, LACKING TITLE PAGE (A1), present are the frontispiece and 3 pretty engraved plates with decorative border, 1 shows child sewing with her mother and sister, another a child playing the piano for them, the third a girl falling to the ground from a swing, her 2 companions anxious, the last a little girl reading Goody Two Shoes to her mother in an elegant drawing room. The first 2 leaves repaired in the inner margins, no loss of text, frontispiece trimmed at lower edge with partial loss of imprint, quite neat partial hand colouring to all 4 plates, small pale damp stain to top inner corner of final plate and facing page. A good plus copy of a charming story which is rather rare (no title page as noted). The Thimble Restored was first published by Darton and Harvey in 1821 and reprinted in 1825. Without the title page it cannot be dated with certainty. The Dartons, page 225, No. G808. 1 copy only located in the UK, in the British Library, WorldCat gives 3 locations in US libraries. Not in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. The binding is worn and rubbed, upper hinge cracked, small crude repair to 1 cord, tail of spine chipped and with small vertical crack, similar crude repair, a little light scribble on front endpaper. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         N.J. Congressman Praises Andrew Jackson After His 1824 Presidential Election Loss in the House of Representatives

      1825 - Autograph Letter Signed, to William Imlay, February 10, 1825. 1 p., 7⅞ x 9 3/4 in. "The great struggle is over. no one, friend nor foe, expected a defeat, so sudden & signal. But we must submit like good citizens; I hope for better & brighter times. The Genl bears his disappointment, as he always bore his victories, like-a hero."Congressman George Holcombe, a loyal Jacksonian, bemoans the loss of the election. New Jersey had given its one vote in the House of Representatives election to Jackson. Historical BackgroundFrom 1800 to 1820, the Democratic-Republican Party won six consecutive presidential elections. In 1824, the party split into factions that fielded four candidates: John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts; Andrew Jackson of Tennessee (the hero of the Battle of New Orleans); William H. Crawford of Georgia (former Secretary of War and Secretary of the Treasury); and Henry Clay of Kentucky (in his first of five unsuccessful presidential campaigns).In the election held between October 26 and December 2, 1824, Andrew Jackson received 41% of the popular vote and 99 electoral votes, while John Quincy Adams garnered 31% of the popular vote and 84 electoral votes. Crawford and Clay divided the remaining popular vote and together gained 78 electoral votes. John C. Calhoun was easily elected as Vice President with 182 electoral votes, more than twice the total of all other candidates combined.As no presidential candidate won a majority of electoral votes, the House of Representatives had to decide the outcome, based on the provisions of the Twelfth Amendment. In the original election, five states had divided their electoral votes, with New York apportioning votes among all four candidates. However, in the House, each state had only one vote, and could consider only the top three candidates-Jackson, Adams, and Crawford. The fourth candidate, Speaker of the House Henry Clay, detested Jackson and threw his support behind Adams, who won on the first ballot with thirteen states, to Jackson's seven, and Crawford's four.Jacksonians were shocked by the results. They accused Adams and Clay, who became Adams' Secretary of State, of a "corrupt bargain." Jackson's supporters coalesced into the Democratic Party, while Adams and Clay founded the National Republican Party and then the Whig Party.Complete TranscriptWashington / Feby. 10th 1825.Dear sir, The great struggle is over. The friends of Jackson had been preparing (at least, I had) for some time, to be beaten. But no one, friend nor foe, expected a defeat, so sudden & signal. But we must submit like good citizens; I hope for better & brighter times.The Genl bears his disappointment, as he always bore his victories, like-a hero. I am, Dear Sir, with Compliments to Mrs Imlay, [your gd?] & sert.Geo: Holcombe.Wm Imlay Esqr[Address:] Geo: Holcombe William Imlay Esq / Allentown, / N.J.George Holcombe (1786-1828) was born in New Jersey and graduated from Princeton University in 1805. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and was a physician in Allentown, New Jersey, from 1808 to 1815. He served in the New Jersey General Assembly in 1815 and 1816, and in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1821-1828. Initially a Republican, he became a Jacksonian over that time.William Imlay (1790-1880) was a resident of Allentown, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He served as a justice of the peace in Monmouth County and as postmaster of Allentown (1820-1844). He also owned a drug and hardware store, and raised silk worms and mulberry trees. His cousin, James H. Imlay, had represented the district in Congress from 1797 to 1801.

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         Théâtre de Clara Gazul

      A. Sautelet & Cie 1825 - - A. Sautelet & Cie, Paris 1825, 12,5x20,5cm, relié. - Edition originale parue anonymement. Reliure en demi basane havane, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, coiffes légèrement frottées, plats de papier marbré comportant de petites épidermures et marginalement salis, un petit accroc en marge du second plat, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches jaunes, reliure de l'époque. Agréable état intérieur quasi exempt de rousseur, le portrait de l'auteur habillé en femme fait défaut, comme généralement, à notre exemplaire. Il s'agit du premier ouvrage de Prosper Mérimée. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition published anonymously. Half-tan bindery, smooth back decorated with golden threads, slightly rubbed headdresses, marbled paper plates with small epidermals and marginally soiled, a small snag on the margin of the second board, guards and paper counter to the vat, yellow slices, Contemporary binding. The portrait of the author dressed as a woman is lacking, as is generally the case, in our exemplar. This is the first book by Prosper Mérimée. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         CAMPAGNES DES FRANCAIS SOUS LE CONSULAT ET L'EMPIRE. ALBUM DE CINQUANTE-DEUX BATAILLES ET CENT PORTRAITS DES MARECHAUX, GENERAUX ET PERSONNAGES LES PLUS ILLUSTRES DE L'EPOQUE ET LE PORTRAIT DE NAPOLEON I° ACCOMPAGNE D'UN FAC-SIMILE DE SA SIGNATURE. COLLECTION DE 60 PLANCHES, DITE CARLE VERNET PEINTRE D'HISTOIRE FAITE D'APRES LES TABLEAUX DE CE GRAND MAITRE ET LES DESSINS DE SWEBACH.

      VISCONTI. SANS DATE (VERS 1825). - IN-FOLIO (32,5 X 48 X 3 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE 60 PAGES, RELIURE DE L'EDITEUR A LA BRADEL PLEINE PERCALINE ROUGE, PLATS SUPERIEUR AUX GRANDES ARMES IMPERIALES DOREES, TITRE DORE SUR DOS LISSE, TRANCHES DOREES (CH. MAGNIER REL,). CONTIENT : FRONTISPICE AVEC LE PORTRAIT DE L'EMPEREUR ET UN FAC-SIMILE AUTOGRAPHE, TITRE ILLUSTRE D'UNE VIGNETTE, FEUILLET DE TABLE, 5 PLANCHES DE 20 MEDAILLONS CHACUNE DONNANT 100 PORTRAITS DES DIGNITAIRES DE L'EMPIRE ET 52 GRAVURES REPRESENTANT LES PLUS ILLUSTRES BATAILLES NAPOLEONIENNES, SOUS SERPENTES. PETITS DEFAUTS EXTERIEURS, PERCALINE PALIE, SINON BON ETAT INTERIEUR. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books

      London: A. Strahan for T. Cadell and J. Butterworth and Son, 1825. 16th Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Sixteenth edition. In four volumes. Leather, matching early rebacking with red and black labels on spines, lettered in gilt, dated at foot. Frontispiece portrait of author by Gainsborough in Vol. I, fold-out tables of Consanguinity and Descents in Vol. II. Good condition overall. Bookplates on front paste downs of each volume with names on ffeps. Leather brittle, chipped at corners, splitting along feet. Vol. I lacking half-title and has some underlining and marginal notes, mostly in red and regular pencil, a handful in pen; the other volumes pages are free of marks. Vol. III split hinge at front. Vol. IV front board detached. A cornerstone of Anglo-American law.

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         Sämtliche Werke. Einzige vollständige Ausgabe. Hrsg. v. Joseph Eiselein. DABEI TAFELBAND: ABBILDUNGEN zu Johann Winckelmanns sämtlichen Werken (1835) und Denkmale der Kunst des Atlertums zu J. W's Sämtlichen Werken. 1 Brieffaksimile eingebunden.

      Donauöschingen (Donaueschingen) Verlag deutscher Classiker / 1835 1825 - 12 Bde + Tafelband (2 Tle in 1 Bd.) 8° / Folio. Ppbd. d. Zt. und Halbleder d. Zt. Rücken mit fachgerechter Reparatur! Letzte 3 Bll. im Tafelband mit Wasserrand am ob.Eck. Sprache: Deutsch 1.100 gr. Ppbd. d. Zt. und Halbleder d. Zt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Blick über den Thuner See gegen die Jungfrau

      1825 - Gouache und Aquarell auf leichtem Karton, Blattgröße: 47,5 x 69,5, Rahmen: 58,5 x 80,5

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         LA CITTÀ DI ROMA OVVERO DESCRIZIONE SUCCINTA DI QUESTA SUPERBA CITTÀ CON DUE PIANTE GENERALI DI ESSA E QUELLE DE' XIV RIONI

      STAMPERIA CANNETTI, A SPESE DI VENANZIO MONALDINI LIBRAJO, 1825. rilegato. DISCRETO. 17 10,5. USATO

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         MEMORIAL ON THE UPWARD FORCES OF FLUIDS

      Packard & Van Benthuysen, Albany 1825 - 230 x 140 mm. (9 x 5 1/2"). 112 pp. FIRST EDITION. Original printed beige paper boards. In a later brown buckram chemise. With five engraved plates, one folding table, and one illustration in the text. Howes G-100; Honeyman Catalogue 1475; Streeter 3974. Poor paper stock, so the text with not infrequent variable blotchy foxing as well as persistent (though minor) browning and offsetting, but the binding in fine, clean, appealing condition. Written by the French emissary to the United States during the French Revolution, this is the first American work on aeronautics. Streeter describes it as "extremely rare and important, the first book printed in the United States on practical aeronautics and on the first patent for an aeronautical invention," while Honeyman considers that "from a scientific viewpoint this is the most important American publication in the field of aviation, for it is the first printed suggestion of the correct theory of the heavier than air machine." A contemporary review in "The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts" notes with amazement (and not a little derision) that Genet proposes "a monstrous balloon, which is to be loaded with a wind-mill and two horses, three men, their attendants, a chemical apparatus, an anchor, water, [and] provisions for the men." Impractical and fanciful, perhaps, but by such dreamers are others inspired. Within a century, Americans had mastered machine-powered flight by a heavier-than-air craft to such an extent that the airplanes could be used in waging war. Edmond Genet (1763-1834) went on to become a naturalized citizen of his host nation, and in a sad twist of fate, his great-grandson became the first official American casualty in World War I when his plane was shot down over France. The book is virtually always found noticeably foxed. Written by the French emissary to the United States during the French Revolution, this is the first American work on aeronautics. Streeter describes it as "extremely rare and important, the first book printed in the United States on practical aeronautics and on the first patent for an aeronautical invention," while Honeyman considers that "from a scientific viewpoint this is the most important American publication in the field of aviation, for it is the first printed suggestion of the correct theory of the heavier than air machine." A contemporary review in "The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts" notes with amazement (and not a little derision) that Genet proposes "a monstrous balloon, which is to be loaded with a wind-mill and two horses, three men, their attendants, a chemical apparatus, an anchor, water, [and] provisions for the men." Impractical and fanciful, perhaps, but by such dreamers are others inspired. Within a century, Americans had mastered machine-powered flight by a heavier-than-air craft to such an extent that the airplanes could be used in waging war. Edmond Genet (1763-1834) went on to become a naturalized citizen of his host nation, and in a sad twist of fate, his great-grandson became the first official American casualty in World War I when his plane was shot down over France. The book is virtually always found noticeably foxed. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         BIJZONDERHEDEN OVER JAPAN. Secret memoirs of the reigning dynasty of djogouns or secular emperors of japan. Volume II

      Netherlands: De Weduwe J. Allart, 1825. First;. This book is in DUTCH; volume II only; narrow octavo in dark green and brown cloth; Good+; spine in embossed, brown, thick cloth with gold gilt; binding strong; boards have moderate shelf wear, mostly around external edges and spine; tiny handwritten sticker on upper left inside cover; clean flaps illustrated in brown, flowery paper; front end pages discolored, with small stamps; back end page has penciled inscription; title page with original Japanese, colored illustration; thin paper slightly discolored with little foxing; text in fairly large print, clean; on pp. 192-3, beautiful folded original Japanese colored illustration of the earthquake and eruption of the mountain of fire Asama-yama; pp. 264; Case #6. Dupont.

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         MEMORIAL ON THE UPWARD FORCES OF FLUIDS

      Albany: Packard & Van Benthuysen, 1825. FIRST EDITION. Written by the French emissary to the United States during the French Revolution, this is the first American work on aeronautics. Streeter describes it as "extremely rare and important, the first book printed in the United States on practical aeronautics and on the first patent for an aeronautical invention," while Honeyman considers that "from a scientific viewpoint this is the most important American publication in the field of aviation, for it is the first printed suggestion of the correct theory of the heavier than air machine." A contemporary review in "The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts" notes with amazement (and not a little derision) that Genet proposes "a monstrous balloon, which is to be loaded with a wind-mill and two horses, three men, their attendants, a chemical apparatus, an anchor, water, [and] provisions for the men." Impractical and fanciful, perhaps, but by such dreamers are others inspired. Within a century, Americans had mastered machine-powered flight by a heavier-than-air craft to such an extent that the airplanes could be used in waging war. Edmond Genet (1763-1834) went on to become a naturalized citizen of his host nation, and in a sad twist of fate, his great-grandson became the first official American casualty in World War I when his plane was shot down over France. The book is virtually always found noticeably foxed.. 230 x 140 mm. (9 x 5 1/2"). 112 pp. FIRST EDITION. Original printed beige paper boards. In a later brown buckram chemise. With five engraved plates, one folding table, and one illustration in the text. Howes G-100; Honeyman Catalogue 1475; Streeter 3974. Poor paper stock, so the text with not infrequent variable blotchy foxing as well as persistent (though minor) browning and offsetting, but the binding in fine, clean, appealing condition.Written by the French emissary to the United States during the French Revolution, this is the first American work on aeronautics. Streeter describes it as "extremely rare and important, the first book printed in the United States on practical aeronautics and on the first patent for an aeronautical invention," while Honeyman considers that "from a scientific viewpoint this is the most important American publication in the field of aviation, for it is the first printed suggestion of the correct theory of the heavier than air machine." A contemporary review in "The Boston Journal of Philosophy and the Arts" notes with amazement (and not a little derision) that Genet proposes "a monstrous balloon, which is to be loaded with a wind-mill and two horses, three men, their attendants, a chemical apparatus, an anchor, water, [and] provisions for the men." Impractical and fanciful, perhaps, but by such dreamers are others inspired. Within a century, Americans had mastered machine-powered flight by a heavier-than-air craft to such an extent that the airplanes could be used in waging war. Edmond Genet (1763-1834) went on to become a naturalized citizen of his host nation, and in a sad twist of fate, his great-grandson became the first official American casualty in World War I when his plane was shot down over France. The book is virtually always found noticeably foxed.

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         Travels in Russia, the Krimea, the Caucasus and Georgia

      1825 - 1st edition. 2 volumes. 8vo. xxiii,527pp. 1 page ads. - & - xv,534pp. with 24 vignette illustrations and plans in the text. With the armorial bookplate of John Fairgran in each volume. Original green cloth, spines dull, with worn and tanned paper title labels. Very good otherwise. T. Cadell. London - & - W. Blackwood. Edinburgh. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Fête de Bergers suisses sur la Balis-Alp, près de Meyringen Cant. de Berne.

      (nach Miville - Bâle Burmann), s.d. vers 1825, - 38x53 cm (Image), Scène de lutteurs au premier plan, avec vue sur les Alpes, Aquatinta mise couleur, 1 feuille - encadrement baguette or / Übereckvergoldeter Rahmen (55x69.5). Nach einem grossem Gemälde von Miville in 1823, welches den Titel ?Schwingfest auf der Balis-Alp? trägt. In der Mitte ist eben ein Schwingerpaar in Aktion. Auf dem Felsen des Mittelgrundes rechts sind die Alphornbläser versammelt und auf der Wiese links ist fröhlicher Tanz. Hochgebirge im Hintergrund und rechts das Tal mit der Aare und dem Brienzersee.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Appenzeller: Fr. Hegi, p. 96: n° 429. 1. État (de IV) / Hans Lanz, Der Basler Maler Jakob Christoph Miville (1786-1836) S. 69, Abb. 18. Werkverz. S. 147 n° G. 113.

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         LA CITTÀ DI ROMA OVVERO DESCRIZIONE SUCCINTA DI QUESTA SUPERBA CITTÀ CON DUE PIANTE GENERALI DI ESSA E QUELLE DE' XIV RIONI

      STAMPERIA CANNETTI, A SPESE DI VENANZIO MONALDINI LIBRAJO. ITALIANO 0,386 Rarissimo volume stampato nel 1825, non è riporato l' autore, le edizioni successive sono state rivedute da Stefano Piale. La legatura verde con titolo ora al dorso non è coeva, 2 tomi raccolti in un unico volume con numerazione continuativa delle pagine, a fine volume "Contorni di Roma - viaggio da Roma a Tivoli" con numerazione propria. Tagli scuriti dal tempo ma s' intrevede una colorazione a schizzi color blu. Pagine con fioritura, presenti alcuni sporadiche annotazioni risalenti probabilmente al periodo della stampa. USATO

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         The Scarborough Album or History and Poetry

      Scarborough: Published by John Cole, Library, New Borough Street; And by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, London, 1825. Very Good. One of only two copies printed on white satin by the Scarborough antiquary and publisher, John Cole. Octavo. pp. [i-viii], [1] 2-103 [104-131] 132-148 [149-150 (ads)]. Illustrated with two full-page wood engravings printed on inserted leaves: the frontispiece: "Scarborough Cliff Bridge"; and facing p. 48: "Iron Chest, Found in the Palace Scarbro'". There are also four in-text wood engravings. A very rare example of a book printed in its entirety on silk, with a limitation statement written presumably in Cole's hand in ink on the front free endpaper: "Only 2 Copies of this work printed on white Satin, & 2 on pink satin." Bound in printed silk over boards (printed on the front, spine, and back cover). The cloth is rubbed with some soiling and loss to backstrip, foxing to the endpapears, very good. Engraved armorial bookplate of John Rhodes ("ung Durant Ma Vie") on the front pastedown, and two small early ownership signatures on the front free endpaper (in ink and in pencil). Laid-in is a printed business card: "The South Cliff Hair Cutting and Shampooing Saloons" with a wood-engraved view of Sarborough. Although printing on silk has always been uncommon because of the technical challenges involved, it enjoyed a brief vogue during the first quarter of the nineteenth century with the advent of white-line wood engraving. Entire books printed on satin are rarely encountered. A fine example.

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         Historisch- Genealogisch- Geographischer Atlas von Le Sage, Grafen Las Cases in fünf und dreisig(!) Uebersichten

      Karlsruhe Johann Velten (-1828) 1825 - Aus dem Französischen übersetzt und zum Theil verbessert zum Theil ganz umgearbeitet durch Alexander von Dusch . und Joseph Eiselein. Gr-folio; 3 Bll. (inkl. lith. Titel u. Widmung), 36 meist doppelblattgroße Taf. mit teils altkolor. Übersichtstabellen und 25 altkolor. lithograph. Karten, 2 Bll. Inhaltsverzeichnis; Verlagsprospekt beigebunden; restaur. Hldr. d. Zt. mit aufgezog. lithograph. Deckeltitel (etwas berieben und bestoßen); Widmungsblatt möglicherweise beschnitten, stellenweise etwas angeschmutzt oder stockfleckig, einzelne dezente Farbstift-Anstreichungen; insgesamt gutes Exemplar, auf starkem Papier gedruckt. Versuch einer tabellarisch-kartographischen Darstellung der Weltgeschichte von der Erschaffung der Welt (nach biblischer Überlieferung) bis zur Gegenwart nach dem 1803-1804 erschienenen Grundwerk von Emmanuel-Augustin-Dieudonné-Joseph de Las Cases (Pseudonym Le Sage), franz. Marineoffizier und Staatsmann unter Napoleon. Enthält u. a. eine Weltkarte in zwei Hemisphären. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Travels in Western Africa, in the years 1818, 19, 20, and 21, from the River Gambia, through Woolli, Bondoo, Galam, Kasson, Kaarta, and Foolidoo, to the River Niger.

      Murray London 1825 - First edition. 8vo. xvi, 413 pp., 10 aquatint plates including frontispiece, 4 lithographed botanical plates, 1 folding map, contemporary half calf, spine gilt in compartments with foliate motifs, red label, marbled boards, some slight offsetting and foxing in places, an excellent copy. Gray's expedition followed the disastrous missions of Major Peddie (who died of fever) and Captain Campbell (who also died on his arrival at the coast); Gray was scarcely more successful, being captured by the Fulani of Futa-Toro. Abbey Travel 282; Gay 2899. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Histoire des Croisades

      Michaud jeune, Paris 1825 - Six volumes, in-8, plein veau olive, plats estampés à froid avec doubles encadrements dorés, dos à caissons, estampés à froid, titres et tomaisons dorés, toutes tranches marbrées, roulettes dorées dur les coupes. Reliures romantiques de l'époque. [4], 675 ; [4], 654 pages ; [4], 659 : [4], 595 ; [4], 698 ; vi, 548 pages. Quatrième édition, la plus complète et la plus belle des l'Histoire des Croisades, illustrée de 7 cartes et plans hors texte dépliants. Très bel exemplaire, bien frais et remarquablement relié. /// Six volumes, 8vo, full olive green blind block stamped and gilt ornate calf, gilt-lettered spines, marbled edges. French Romantique binding of the time. [4], 675 ; [4], 654 pages ; [4], 659 : [4], 595 ; [4], 698 ; vi, 548 pages. 4th edition, the most complete and the nicest edition of this classic study on the Crusades by Joseph François Michaud (French historian and publicist, 1767-1839). Gorgeous copy, fresh, and remarkably bound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         VIEW OF THE HEBREWS; OR THE TRIBES OF ISRAEL IN AMERICA

      Poultney, Vt: Smith & Shute, 1825. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. First published in 1823, this is a work promoting the theory that the American Indians were descendants of the lost tribes of Israel, and some suggest that it may have influenced Joseph Smith, whose Book of Mormon appeared in 1830. A Congregational minister in Vermont, Ethan Smith (1762-1849) was not the originator of this theory, first voiced in the 17th century and appearing in the writings of Jonathan Edwards, Elias Boudinot, William Penn, and others, but the present work has drawn attention as the one that most closely parallels the revelations Joseph Smith set forth in the founding document of the Mormon Church. Both works rely heavily on the prophecies of Isaiah and suggest that the Indians came to America by sea for religious reasons, and that they were divided into civilized and uncivilized groups, with the latter destroying the former in a series of wars. The biographer of Joseph Smith, Fawn Brodie, notes, "It may never be proved that Joseph saw 'View of the Hebrews' before writing the Book of Mormon, but the striking parallelisms between the two books hardly leave a case for mere coincidence." In "A Book of Mormon Study," B. H. Roberts compared the works and found 26 similarities between the two, but according to "The Encyclopedia of Mormonism," he "did not draw any conclusions that Joseph Smith used Ethan Smith's work to write the Book of Mormon.". 180 x 105 mm. (7 x 4 1/8"). 285 pp. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Contemporary flamed sheep, neatly rebacked, red morocco label on spine.Sabin 82540. Corners a bit worn, tiny scratches to covers, but the restored binding entirely solid and rather pleasing. First two quires lightly dampstained, last four more so, persistent variable foxing throughout (noticeable without being severe); significant condition issues, but fresh and clean internally, and probably much like other copies printed on the same poor quality paper.First published in 1823, this is a work promoting the theory that the American Indians were descendants of the lost tribes of Israel, and some suggest that it may have influenced Joseph Smith, whose Book of Mormon appeared in 1830. A Congregational minister in Vermont, Ethan Smith (1762-1849) was not the originator of this theory, first voiced in the 17th century and appearing in the writings of Jonathan Edwards, Elias Boudinot, William Penn, and others, but the present work has drawn attention as the one that most closely parallels the revelations Joseph Smith set forth in the founding document of the Mormon Church. Both works rely heavily on the prophecies of Isaiah and suggest that the Indians came to America by sea for religious reasons, and that they were divided into civilized and uncivilized groups, with the latter destroying the former in a series of wars. The biographer of Joseph Smith, Fawn Brodie, notes, "It may never be proved that Joseph saw 'View of the Hebrews' before writing the Book of Mormon, but the striking parallelisms between the two books hardly leave a case for mere coincidence." In "A Book of Mormon Study," B. H. Roberts compared the works and found 26 similarities between the two, but according to "The Encyclopedia of Mormonism," he "did not draw any conclusions that Joseph Smith used Ethan Smith's work to write the Book of Mormon."

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         SELECT POETS OF GREAT BRITAIN

      London: Printed by Thomas Davison for Thomas Tegg, 1825. Second Edition. This is a sampler of 42 British poets compiled by one of the leading literary critics of the day, offered here with a very pleasing animated Verona street scene by the so-called "Dover Painter." It is easy to recognize the work here of that artist as the painting exhibits his distinctive style of applying small dabs of paint; this method is especially effective in producing convincing texture for skies, trees, shrubs, and grass. The scene here is an especially lively one, with the arched bridge Ponte Pietra as the focal point, with many small boats navigating the Adige River, with brightly dressed women along the shore, and with merchants selling their wares. "Dover Painter" is the name given by Jeff Weber to the person who painted in the 1920s and '30s, probably for the famous London bookseller Marks & Company. A number of his works found their way into the library of Edward and Estelle Doheny, which was certainly the most outstanding collection to be sold at auction during the 1980s, and which was particularly rich in fore-edge paintings. In the world of British letters, Hazlitt (1778-1830) was a memorable figure whose essays and criticism were undeniably important, although his literary pronouncements were too often decided by the degree to which a writer's political beliefs were aligned with his own. He begins this work with a critical list of the authors, to whom he attaches pithy evaluations ranging from effusive to dismissive. While Milton "has sublimity in the highest degree; beauty in an equal degree; pathos in a degree next to the highest," the unlucky Edward Young, author of "Night Thoughts," is proclaimed "over-rated . . . meretricious and objectionable," with "false wit, false fancy, false sublimity, and mock-tenderness." (Otherwise, he's okay.) Some volumes with fore-edge paintings resist fanning out in a friendly way, while others are more compliant; the present volume fans out very easily to a size 2 1/2 times what it measures when the book is closed, and the effect is quite striking.. 225 x 140 mm. (8 7/8 x 5 1/2"). xx, 562 pp. Second Edition. Pleasing 19th century polished violet calf, gilt, covers framed by thick and thin gilt rules with oblique floral tools at corners, raised bands, spine compartments densely gilt, olive green morocco label, turn-ins with gilt roll, glazed yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. WITH A FINELY EXECUTED FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF VERONA. In an extremely fine chestnut brown morocco pull-off case by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for J. W. Robinson. Engraved frontispiece with medallion portraits of Chaucer, Burns, Spenser, Milton, Shakespeare, Cowper, and Young. Front pastedown with morocco bookplate of Estelle Doheny (and shadow of large removed bookplate); rear endpapers with engraved bookplates of Edward Laurence Doheny and Carrie Estelle Doheny, and the ticket of J. W. Robinson Co.; front flyleaf inscribed in ink, "Pleasance Colson / with affectionate love / P. H. S. C. / March 13, 1830." Only the most trivial of defects (perhaps a hint of wear, faint foxing on the title page), but A REALLY EXCELLENT COPY IN AN ATTRACTIVE BINDING, the leather smooth and lustrous, the text very fresh and clean, and the brightly colored painting extremely well preserved. This is a sampler of 42 British poets compiled by one of the leading literary critics of the day, offered here with a very pleasing animated Verona street scene by the so-called "Dover Painter." It is easy to recognize the work here of that artist as the painting exhibits his distinctive style of applying small dabs of paint; this method is especially effective in producing convincing texture for skies, trees, shrubs, and grass. The scene here is an especially lively one, with the arched bridge Ponte Pietra as the focal point, with many small boats navigating the Adige River, with brightly dressed women along the shore, and with merchants selling their wares. "Dover Painter" is the name given by Jeff Weber to the person who painted in the 1920s and '30s, probably for the famous London bookseller Marks & Company. A number of his works found their way into the library of Edward and Estelle Doheny, which was certainly the most outstanding collection to be sold at auction during the 1980s, and which was particularly rich in fore-edge paintings. In the world of British letters, Hazlitt (1778-1830) was a memorable figure whose essays and criticism were undeniably important, although his literary pronouncements were too often decided by the degree to which a writer's political beliefs were aligned with his own. He begins this work with a critical list of the authors, to whom he attaches pithy evaluations ranging from effusive to dismissive. While Milton "has sublimity in the highest degree; beauty in an equal degree; pathos in a degree next to the highest," the unlucky Edward Young, author of "Night Thoughts," is proclaimed "over-rated . . . meretricious and objectionable," with "false wit, false fancy, false sublimity, and mock-tenderness." (Otherwise, he's okay.) Some volumes with fore-edge paintings resist fanning out in a friendly way, while others are more compliant; the present volume fans out very easily to a size 2 1/2 times what it measures when the book is closed, and the effect is quite striking.

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         EASY STEPS: INTENDED FOR THE USE OF VERY YOUNG CHILDREN, in and out of school, preparatory to their reading in classes. (Plus 2 other little books in the same binding).

      London, Harvey and Darton, 55 Gracechurch Street, 1825 and 1817. In two parts: the first a reprint of 1825 and the second a first of 1817, 12mo, 130 x 105 mm, 5 x 4 inches, half leather over marbled boards, gilt rules to spine, no lettering or label, pages: 56; 62, including 2 title pages and 2 Advertisements to the Reader. Word lists and many short passages for beginner readers. Title to Part 2 has this addition: "Restricted (with a few exceptions) to words of two syllables", and it contains some little stories. Some light age-browning to Part I, occasional slight pencil marks. A very good copy of an uncommon primer. The Dartons, page 57, No. G214, Part I not located by the author. No copies located in the UK except for the British Library which has only Part II, no others listed on WorldCat. No copies in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. BOUND WITH 2 OTHER ITEMS: ANNE AND JANE; or, The Good Child's Reading-Book. In Words of One Syllable, by Frances Bowyer Miller, Harvey and Darton, 1825, 47 pages but lacking pages 5-16, 4 pretty engraved plates. Previous owner's partial hand colouring to frontispiece, 3 minute worm tracks in lower margin of frontispiece, 40 mm (1¾") closed tear to 1 text page neatly repaired, no loss. Defective copy (lacking 6 leaves as noted) but a rare book. The Dartons, page 175, No. 636. 1 copy only on WorldCat, the British Library copy of 1832, not in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. THE THIMBLE RESTORED; Or, The Idle Girl Converted To Habits Of Industry, by Elizabeth Richmond, Harvey and Darton, 1821 (?), pages: 3-67, LACKING TITLE PAGE (A1), present are the frontispiece and 3 pretty engraved plates with decorative border, 1 shows child sewing with her mother and sister, another a child playing the piano for them, the third a girl falling to the ground from a swing, her 2 companions anxious, the last a little girl reading Goody Two Shoes to her mother in an elegant drawing room. The first 2 leaves repaired in the inner margins, no loss of text, frontispiece trimmed at lower edge with partial loss of imprint, quite neat partial hand colouring to all 4 plates, small pale damp stain to top inner corner of final plate and facing page. A good plus copy of a charming story which is rather rare (no title page as noted). The Thimble Restored was first published by Darton and Harvey in 1821 and reprinted in 1825. Without the title page it cannot be dated with certainty. The Dartons, page 225, No. G808. 1 copy only located in the UK, in the British Library, WorldCat gives 3 locations in US libraries. Not in Osborne, Oppenheimer Catalogue or Gumuchian. The binding is worn and rubbed, upper hinge cracked, small crude repair to 1 cord, tail of spine chipped and with small vertical crack, similar crude repair, a little light scribble on front endpaper. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         VIEW OF THE HEBREWS; OR THE TRIBES OF ISRAEL IN AMERICA

      Poultney, Vt: Smith & Shute, 1825. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. First published in 1823, this is a work promoting the theory that the American Indians were descendants of the lost tribes of Israel, and some suggest that it may have influenced Joseph Smith, whose Book of Mormon appeared in 1830. A Congregational minister in Vermont, Ethan Smith (1762-1849) was not the originator of this theory, first voiced in the 17th century and appearing in the writings of Jonathan Edwards, Elias Boudinot, William Penn, and others, but the present work has drawn attention as the one that most closely parallels the revelations Joseph Smith set forth in the founding document of the Mormon Church. Both works rely heavily on the prophecies of Isaiah and suggest that the Indians came to America by sea for religious reasons, and that they were divided into civilized and uncivilized groups, with the latter destroying the former in a series of wars. The biographer of Joseph Smith, Fawn Brodie, notes, "It may never be proved that Joseph saw 'View of the Hebrews' before writing the Book of Mormon, but the striking parallelisms between the two books hardly leave a case for mere coincidence." In "A Book of Mormon Study," B. H. Roberts compared the works and found 26 similarities between the two, but according to "The Encyclopedia of Mormonism," he "did not draw any conclusions that Joseph Smith used Ethan Smith's work to write the Book of Mormon.". 180 x 105 mm. (7 x 4 1/8"). 285 pp. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Contemporary flamed sheep, neatly rebacked, red morocco label on spine. Sabin 82540. Corners a bit worn, tiny scratches to covers, but the restored binding entirely solid and rather pleasing. First two quires lightly dampstained, last four more so, persistent variable foxing throughout (noticeable without being severe); significant condition issues, but fresh and clean internally, and probably much like other copies printed on the same poor quality paper. First published in 1823, this is a work promoting the theory that the American Indians were descendants of the lost tribes of Israel, and some suggest that it may have influenced Joseph Smith, whose Book of Mormon appeared in 1830. A Congregational minister in Vermont, Ethan Smith (1762-1849) was not the originator of this theory, first voiced in the 17th century and appearing in the writings of Jonathan Edwards, Elias Boudinot, William Penn, and others, but the present work has drawn attention as the one that most closely parallels the revelations Joseph Smith set forth in the founding document of the Mormon Church. Both works rely heavily on the prophecies of Isaiah and suggest that the Indians came to America by sea for religious reasons, and that they were divided into civilized and uncivilized groups, with the latter destroying the former in a series of wars. The biographer of Joseph Smith, Fawn Brodie, notes, "It may never be proved that Joseph saw 'View of the Hebrews' before writing the Book of Mormon, but the striking parallelisms between the two books hardly leave a case for mere coincidence." In "A Book of Mormon Study," B. H. Roberts compared the works and found 26 similarities between the two, but according to "The Encyclopedia of Mormonism," he "did not draw any conclusions that Joseph Smith used Ethan Smith's work to write the Book of Mormon."

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         The Works of Cheviot Tichburn.

      (Manchester:) with the type of John Leigh. 1825 - Half title; sm. tear to upper margin of half title & contents leaf. 20th century half calf by Bayntun. v.g. Not in BL, Sadleir or Wolff; Manchester only on Copac; one copy only on WorldCat. Ainsworth's 'fugitive pieces', published when he was only 20 years of age, and extremely scarce; the earliest were published in Arliss's Pocket Magazine in 1822 but the advertisement on p.v indicates that 'the greater part of the Trifles contained in this Book were written in the year 1823' Ainsworth's drama, The Rivals, was printed in Arliss's Magazine; he also contributed to the Manchester Iris, the Edinburgh Magazine, and the London Magazine. His own periodical, The B?otian, lasted only six issues. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Ansicht von Tramezzina & Bellagio / am Como see

      1825. Veduta della zona di Tremezzina presa dal dosso di Avedo, stampata a colori e ritoccata a mano all'epoca all'acquarello. In primo piano la scena è animata dalla presenza di due uomini a cavallo armati di fucile e da alcune imbarcazioni, tra cui il caratteristico "cumballum" ed un traghetto a vapore, che solcano le acque tranquille del lago. A sinistra della stampa spunta tra la vegetazione, il campanile di Lenno. Seguendo la costa incontriamo la cittadina di Tremezzo e sulla sponda opposta Bellagio. Lo sfondo è dominato dalle catene montuose. Edita da Tessari & C. in Augsburg. Non menzionata nel "Il lago di Como nelle antiche stampe"

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         Record of Crimes, Judgments, Providences, and Calamities. The Terrific Register; or Record of Crimes, Judgments, Provinces, and Calamities. [2 volumes].

      London:: Published by Sherwood, Jones and Co. and Hunter, Edinburgh, 1825., 1825. First edition. Two volumes. 8vo. iv, 829; [ii], 832 pp. Pictorial boarder on title, numerous wood cut illus., index; few pp. (17, 33, 49, 65) in vol. 1 are rubber ink stamped on bottom margins with second or third editions even though this is a first edition. Original full gilt and blind stamped calf, elaborately rebacked in blind & gilt with red and black spine title labels; extremities rubbed, boards on corners showing. E.F. HUTTON'S COPY: Lovely bookplates of Edward Francis Hutton (designed & engraved by E.B. Bird for Tiffany & Co.). Very good. The volumes, published in 1825, turned out to be a 'National Enquirer' or 'Weekly World News' style collection of salacious, disgusting, and scary stories, complete with illustrations. The illustrations are woodcuts, by an un-credited, but evidently talented artist. The illustrations all appear to have been completed by the same person. Terrific Register was initially published as a cheap weekly serial, or 'penny dreadful', which Charles Dickens read as a child, and later reported that it had "frightened my very wits out of my head." This book is a collection of those weekly publications into a multivolume set.... The preface states: "Satisfied that the real welfare of mankind ought to be the object of our labors, we were persuaded that by selecting from the histories of individuals and of empires, instances of suffering, induced by human folly, and of crime, perpetrated by human depravity, we should excite that sympathy, and arouse that indignation which are essential to the end we had in view. For this purpose, we ransacked the various sources of information open to us, and have brought into a focus a vast body of matter that lay scattered and even concealed from public inspection; and this matter it is impossible to peruse without the most intense interest" The editors continue, "Who can, unmoved, contemplate the resolves and decrees of bloody-minded men or those awful calamities by which the fiat of heaven frequently overwhelms us? As meditation is necessarily salutary, we have invited man to scrutinize his fellow in his worst estate, and have accordingly laid before him accounts of barbarities inflicted by savage hordes; cruel punishments with which crime has been visited; barbarous murders; atrocious assassinations and diabolical cruelties; bloody duels and sanguinary conflicts; daring villainies, frauds, plots, conspiracies, and rebellions; remarkable robberies, piracies, executions, and persecutions for conscience sake" (i). - Portion from The University of Cincinnati Library blog, article by Lilia Walsh. PROVENANCE: Edward Francis Hutton (1875 - 1962) was an American financier and co-founder of E. F. Hutton & Co. This American stock exchange firm became one of the most respected financial firms and for several decades was the second largest brokerage firm in the United States. In 1988 E.F. Hutton merged with Shearson Lehman/American Express. BOOKPLATE: Elisha Brown Bird (1867-1943) was a graphic artist whose work was applied to numerous projects including illustrated sheet music, posters, etc. He worked with books as well, including the cover and endpapers for Oliver Herford's An Alphabet of Celebrities (1899); co-illustrated Eediotic/Idiotic Etiquette: An Up to Date Manual of the Manners of Men and Women for Men and Women of Manners, and a Complete Catalogue of Social Dues and Most of the Don'ts for All Disciples of Deportment: Distilled Directly from the Raw Material (1906); The Foolish Dictionary (1904); and many more. Bird was prolific in bookplate design. In 1904, Winfred Porter Truesdale wrote a survey and catalogue raisonné in collaboration with the artist: E.B. Bird: His Bookplates (Boston: Troutsdale Press). Among those whose plates were drawn by Bird are William Hartmann Woodin, The Garland School, Harry Lee Rice, Converse Memorial Library of Amherst College, Louis Ellis Vose, Harold A. Holmes, Fred Erwin Whiting, J. William Kilbreth, Sumner Appleton Weld, Walter Warner Baker, and Edward Francis Hutton (offered here). See: A Booklet Devoted to the Book Plates of Elisha Brown Bird: Being a Collection Printed in Photogravure. Village Press, New York, in September, 1907; Winfred Porter Truesdale, E. B. Bird: his bookplates, Boston: Troutdale Press, 1904

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         Signed Manuscript Letter Regarding a Plan for Fighting Fire in Boston.

      Sag Harbor, Long Island, NY: July 2, 1825. Letter sheets (8" x 12") 3 pages plus integral address leaf. Extensive tape repairs to folds, mostly archival tape, but some regular tape too, which has caused a little browning in areas, long tear obscures writers signature, but partially visible, creased, normal aging and browning, remnant of wax seal; otherwise good or better. The letter is to Boston Mayor Josiah Quincy (1772-1864), a future head of Harvard and served eight years in Congress. It appears after becoming Boston's mayor he sent delegates to New York and Philadelphia to study fire fighting techniques in those cities. The author of this letter read about this mission, and sent Mayor Quincy a lengthy letter on the subject. The probable author is Solon Robinson (1803-1880), although his signature is partially obscured by a tear. However, on the back page, a smudged docketed note identifies him as Solon Robertson or Robinson. Robinson was a writer, and would become a well known Indiana pioneer. In any case, the author would suggest a far more modern system for fighting fires, than the existing practice of engines carrying water to fires, which would become useless when the water ran out. he proposed putting lead aqueduct pipes "laid deep underground and leading to every part of the city." While her does not use the term fire hydrants, the water would be accessed from locked iron covers that would serve that function. ABN.

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         Excursions In Madeira and Porto Santo, during the autumn of 1823, while on his third voyage to Africa. To which is added, by Mrs Bowdich, I. A narrative of the continuance of the voyage to its completion, together with subsequent occurrences from Bowdich's arrival in Africa to the period of his death. II. A description of the English settlements on the River Gambia. III. Appendix: containing zoological and botanical descriptions, and translations from the Arabic.

      London Whittaker 1825 - First Edition. 4to., xii, 278pp., four hand-coloured lithographs (one folding) including frontispiece by C. Hullmandel after S. Bowdich, 18 monochrome engraved plates, 2 folding; uncut, slight spotting not affecting the plates. Uncut in original grey boards, printed paper label; boards slightly worn, a fine copy. This informed work, published posthumously by Bodwich's widow and travel companion, contains detailed geological and botanical chapters on Madeira, Porto Santo and Cape Verde Islands. In 1823 he and his wife, after some months spent in Madeira and Cape Verde Islands, arrived at Bathurst (now Banjul) at the mouth of the Gambia intending to undertake a trigonometric survey and then to explore Sierra Leone. However, Bowdich died from malaria while in Bathurst on 10 January 1824. Includes attractive plates showing "sections, views, costumes, and zoological figures" including fish and insects. Abbey Travel 190; Gay 2983; Colas 418. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Gesamtansicht, von einer Anhöhe über den Neckar, "Heilbronn".

      - Lithographie v. F. Mayer, um 1825, 23 x 34,7 Nicht bei Schefold. - Sehr seltene Ansicht aus der fast unauffindbaren Neckarfolge von F. Mayer ( Franz Anton ?)

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         8 Antique Master Prints-RELIGION-LIFE OF CHRIST-CAMUCCINI-Camuccini-1825-29

      - 8 Antique master prints, untitled. Scenes from the life of Christ. Lithograph on wove paper. Description: These prints belong to the set "I fasti principali della vita di Gesu"made in collaboration with Giovanni Scudelari.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Vincenzo Camuccini' after own design. Vincenzo Camuccini (1771-1844) was one of Italy's well known neoclassical artists. Condition: Good, given age. All but one small margins, one severely browned and cut short. Light creasing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPCLA-A1-20 The overall size is ca. 15.2 x 10.8 inch. The image size is ca. 15.2 x 10.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 38.5 x 27.5 cm. The image size is ca. 38.5 x 27.5 cm.

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         Memoir, Prepared at the Request of a Committee of the Common Council of the City of New York, and Presented to the Mayor of the City, at the Celebration of the Completion of the New York Canals

      New York: Printed by Order of the Corporation of New York, 1825. 4to. 53 maps, portraits and plates, including many lithographed views by Imbert (many folding, two hand coloured). Contemporary presentation full red morocco gilt, by Wilson & Nichols, with the Arms of the City of New York on the covers in blindProvenance: Cornelius Agnew (presentation copy from Alderman John Agnew, member of the Common Council in 1826)Among the earliest works illustrated with lithography in the United States: a rare presentation copy specially bound in red morocco gilt.Published upon the completion of the Erie Canal, Colden'sMemoirdescribes the route of the canal, the history of canal development and the navigable waterways of the Northeast. The Grand Canal Celebration on November 4, 1823 is illustrated in great detail.The lithographs in this volume hold an important place in the history of American printmaking. The scenes of Buffalo and Lockport are the first lithographic town views published in the United States, and are the earliest examples of the work of George Catlin (1796-1872), best-known for his North American Indian Portfolio (1844). Interestingly, the work includes a description and history of the lithographic process on pages 349-351, among the earliest such descriptions in America.The work was published in both calf, and the present red morocco gilt extra presentation bindings, signed by binders Wilson & Nichols, the latter being for presentation to members of the Common Council and other dignitaries. A spectacular and elaborate souvenir of the extravagant celebrations surrounding the official completion of the Erie Canal.Howes C562; Peters, America on Stone , pp. 228-232; Tatham, Prints and Printmakers of New York State 1825-1940 , p. 18, p. 112.

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         Keisei Suikoden 4 Vol.

      Tsuruya Kiemon han, Bunsei 8 [1825], 1825. 21, 24,21,24 pp Softcover/Paperback Zustand:befriedigend; with old feeding gear ; On double leaves, East Asia binding , Woodblock-printed Ja-17 Versand D: 4,90 EUR Woodblock-printed

      [Bookseller: BBB-Internetbuch]
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        A Dissertation on the Pagaents and Dramatic Mysteries anciently performed at Coventry, by the Trading Companies of that City; chiefly with reference to the Vehicle, Characters, and Dresses of the Actors ? to which are added the Pagaent of the Shearman & Taylors' Company

      Published by Merridew and Son, Coventry 1825 - First edition. Illustrated. 1 vols. Large 4to. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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