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        Souvenirblatt, mit 14 Ansichten "Glück - Auf! - Ansichten vom Harz".

      - Aquatinta ( in Sepia ) v. Hoessel n. Leuthold / Rösel b. Simon Schropp & Comp., um 1825, 26 x 39,7 Einblattdruck ! Seltenes Blatt. Die 14 Ansichten zeigen die Bergbaustädte des Harzes, aber auch Schächte und Gruben. Zum Beispiel: "Die Gegend von Oderbrück ."; "Die Kelle ohnweit Ilefeld"; "Ein Theil des Eisenbergwerkes am Büchenberge"; "Eingang in die Schieferbrüche ."; "Die Haupt Bergstädte des Harzes Zellerfeld und Clausthal ." usw. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Chef de Mamelucks.

      Vienna, J[oseph] Trentsensky, ca. 1825. - Lithograph, 364 x 482 mm. A fine lithograph of a Muslim soldier on an Arabian stallion, by the Viennese Trentsensky studio after a drawing by the famous horse painter Antoine Carle Vernet (1758-1836). A watercolour of the same work, possibly Vernet's original, is kept at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (SD.1084). - Slightly dusty and unobtrusive light creases; a few tiny tears to the left edge; traces of mounting on the reverse.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        CHRONOLOGICAL EPITOME OF THE WARS IN THE LOW COUNTRIES, FROM THE PEACE OF THE PYRENEES IN 1659, TO THAT OF PARIS IN 1815; WITH REFLECTIONS, MILITARY AND POLITICAL

      Printed for T. Egerton, London 1825 - 8vo., xvi, 414pp.; VG-; 3/4 bound with red cloth, spine has black label with gilt lettering, marbled boards and endpapers; moderate wear and rubbing to spine, boards; chip to tail of spine; small water-stain to lower edge of front endpapers; mild scattered foxingverso of ffep has the signature of George Carmichael; consignment; shelved case 9. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books, ABAA]
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        A Cabinet of Portraits consisting of Distinguished Characters, British and Foreign: accompanied with a Brief Memoir of each Person

      London, William Darton, [circa 1825]. Octavo, xii, 64 pages plus 64 engraved portraits with tissue-guards. Early gilt-decorated half calf and marbled papered boards a little rubbed and bumped at the extremities; corners and the rear leading edge a little worn; 'Vol III' label missing from the spine; occasional scattered foxing and offsetting; a very good copy. From the collection of James Hurtle Fisher, with his armorial bookplate on the pastedown and his signature in ink at the head of the engraved title page. Sir James Hurtle Fisher (1790-1875) 'was one of the most important pioneers of South Australia' (Australian Dictionary of Biography). He commenced practice as a solicitor in London in 1816 and 'was drawn into the colonizing movement in 1835.... [He] was selected as resident commissioner, one of the most important offices under the South Australian Act ... second only to the governor'. Fisher 'left England in July 1836 with the governor's party in the "Buffalo", arriving on 28 December 1836 at Holdfast Bay, where the official oaths were administered, a proclamation was read and a ceremony marked the beginning of settlement. In January 1837 Fisher erected his reed hut and Land Office near the survey camp of Colonel William Light at the north-western corner of the new capital site; the destruction of these temporary buildings by fire on 23 January 1839 caused both men serious loss. Fisher had been allowed to draft his own instructions, which were not shown to Governor [Sir] John Hindmarsh. Disputes between the two men over their respective powers had begun on the voyage and were soon revived in the new Council of Government, and more violently outside, and led in February 1837 to the Resident Magistrate's Court binding the participants over to keep the peace towards each other.... The new governor, George Gawler, was appointed both governor and resident commissioner, a radical departure from the principles on which the colony had been founded'. Fisher returned to his profession, and became a leader of the South Australian Bar. In October 1840 he was elected first mayor of Adelaide; in 1860 he became the first resident South Australian to be knighted. The destructive fire referred to above is described in detail in the biography of Light (Dutton and Elder, 1991). Light was living 'in the wood and reed surveyor's hut alongside Fisher's equally combustible house in the parklands on North Terrace. In his own account, "... we discovered Fisher's house to be on fire. At the same time, the breeze freshening up, the destruction to both houses became inevitable. In less than ten minutes both houses were burnt to the ground, mine catching fire at the roof by a lighted piece from Fisher's. We saved nothing of value"'. Accordingly, personal mementoes such as this, presumably brought by Fisher to South Australia on the 'Buffalo', must be of the utmost rarity.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        BAMBERG. Gesamtansicht über den Main, im Vordergrund zwei Pferdefuhrwerke.

      - Lithographie von F. Mayer, um 1825, 25 x 37 cm. Lentner 6657: "Schönes Blatt". - Seltene Ansicht in einem breitrandigen Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Le Confiseur Royal, ou l'art du confiseur dévoilé aux gourmands, contenant la manière de faire les Confitures, Marmelades, Compotes, Dragées, Pastilles, etc.; des instructions sur la distillation, la compostion les liqueurs, crèmes, huiles, et la manière de faire les ratafiàs et les fruits à l'eau de vie...

      Chez Louis Tenré, 1825. (11 x 17) Mezza pelle con punte e tit. in oro al dorso. (2), antiporta fig., X, 347 pp.+ 2 tavv. f.t. L'autrice costruì la sua reputazione a Berlino alla fine del XVIII secolo. Spostò quindi la sua attività a Parigi e, subito dopo, pubblicò quest'opera che divenne un classico e fu ristampata molte volte. Bitting p. 472 in note; Mueller 209; Oberlé 176; Vicaire p. 852

      [Bookseller: Bibliotheca Culinaria srl]
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        Journal of a Residence an Travels in Colombia During the Years 1823 and 1824

      For Henry Colburn, London 1825 - Octavo. In two volumes, 524pp. and 515pp., half-titles present along with two hand colored frontispieces and two large folding maps of Colombia (sic). Captain Cochrane decided to take a two years leave of the Royal Navy and travel various parts of the world. He began his journey to the West Indies, but his main reason for traveling to Colombia was to secure a commercial privilege for the improvement of its pearl-fisheries. He also wanted to learn more about the country, its people, government and more though he had not forseen the many circumstances that would happen during his travels. Boun in full green polished calf, boards trimmed in a decorative gilt design, raised bands with two brown mrocco spine labels gilt, other compartments fully gilt decorated, marbled endpapes, all edges marbled, joints lightly rubbed. internally clean and bright. A very nice set.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Les Quatre Saisons: Le Printemps. L'Eté. L'Automne. L'Hiver

      à Paris, imp. de A. Pinard, (v. 1825), minuscule (format 46 x 69 mm), en 4 fasc. de 24pp. chacun, ill. pour chaque fasc. d'un front. gravé et finement aquarellé, dont un signé Duboutol gravée par Nargeot, cart. papier violet éditeur avec motif floral gaufré et titre au 1er plat, le tout dans un emboîtage vert avec large étiquette rose au 1er plat avec titre général. Bel état. Charmante série minuscule finement illustrée, en 4 fascicules sous emboîtage. Il pourrait s'agir d'une production de Marcilly, ce dernier ayant souvent utilisé l'imprimerie de Melle Pinard. (cf. Bibliographie de la France, année 1836) ¶ Gumuchian livres de l'enfance n°4134 (daté vers 1825, sans attribution) - 1 seul ex. au cat. CCFR (Paris Bibl. arts déco)

      [Bookseller: L'intersigne Livres anciens]
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        The History of England.

      London: G. Cowie and Co. and 25 others,, 1825. From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the revolution in 1688; by David Hume, esq. Continued to the death of George the Second by T. Smollett, M.D. A new edition, with portraits and lives of the authors. 13 volumes, octavo (215 x 136 mm). Contemporary calf, spines gilt to compartments with dark brown labels, ornate blind-stamped lozenges to covers within wide roll-tooled blind borders and triple gilt fillets, marbled endpapers and edges. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard to vols. I and IX. Marking and light wear to some covers, occasional foxing and creasing to pages. Overall an excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Hume's famous history, first published in 1754-61 and continued by Smollett after his death. "Hume triumphantly [demonstrated] that it was possible to write such history in a manner which combined good historical argument with good writing, and thereby appealed to an extensive readership" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Trarbach mit der Ruine Gräfenburg an der Mosel").

      - Lithographie v. Andreas Borum n. D. Quaglio b. Lacroix, um 1825, 37,2 x 48,4 Frühe und seltene Lithographie. Innenstadtansicht nach einer Vorlage von Dominicus Quaglio aus dem Jahre 1823, die Andreas Borum lithographierte. - Ohne die Legende.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Der Führer durch Weimar und dessen Umgebungen. Zum Nutzen der anwesenden Fremden und zur angenehmen Rückerinnerung für alle die, welche einst hier waren. Mit drei Kupfern.

      Weimar. Druck: Christian Friedrich Albrecht, 1825. 8°. 20,8 x 12,6 cm. 3-83 Seiten, neuer Edelpappband mit einfarbigem Büttenpapierbezug, Hardcover in Pappband, In gutem Zustand. der neue Einband sauber und ohne Mängel, sowie mit neuen Vorsätzen, ohne Titel und Frontispiz-Kupfer, der Buchblock auf Seite 3. mit Fleck (dieser bis S.6 sichtbar) sowie durchgängig gering gebräunt und leicht braunfleckig, die Kupfer sauber und wohlerhalten, selten. - das Buch ohne Titel und Frontispiz (3. kolorierter Kupferstich), die Angaben zum Buch wurden dem GVK entnommen, die beiden kolorierten Kupfer von Ed. Lobe, nur ein Exemplar in Bibliotheken nachweisbar. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Orts- & Landeskunde, Deutsche Regionen, Thüringen, Deutsche Städte, Sammlerexemplare, Alte Drucke, Bücher mit Originalgrafik

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e. K.]
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        TYPOGRAPHIA...

      London, 1825. 5 3/4 x 9 1/4. Frontis, title, xvi, (8), 939, (27) pages plus 28 plates, one double page, 4 folding and numerous text illustrations; 4 leaves of advertising misbound in the appendices. Recent cloth backed boards. edges marbled. Scattered pencil comments, a few pages with small stains in the margin; generally clean and crisp. Overall very good condition. A comprehensive manual with a nice section on presses. Hansard acknowledges his debt to Stower's 'Printer's Grammar' but much of the material is new with the proliferation of the iron handpress, proliferation of stereotype printing, and the advent of lithography. PBS Journal No. 4; List of Printer's Manuals E13. Bigmore & Wyman I p. 301.

      [Bookseller: The Veatchs Arts of the Book]
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        A Treatise on the Culture of the Vine, and the Art of Making Wine; compiled from the works of Chaptal, and other French Writers; and from the notes of the Compiler, during a residence in some of the Wine Provinces of France

      Australia: R. Howe, Government Printer, 1825. Fine copy in restored original binding.. Small quarto, with a folding table, some light browning; a fine copy, complete with the errata leaf, in contemporary polished half-calf over marbled boards, bumped, sympathetically rebacked, with most of the original spine laid down, lettered and decorated in gilt. Fine copy of the iconic work on Australian wine, in the preferred "quarto" format. Only very rarely seen on the market: this is the first book on Australian wine, the first book on wine to be published in Australia and the first book to carry the imprint "Australia" on the title page. This copy corresponds with the special issue in quarto format on thicker paper identified by the bibliographer Ferguson - though it has been convincingly argued that the difference between copies is not so much a question of issue as of the particular materials, especially paper, available to the publisher at the time. By 1825 the publishing industry in Sydney was mature but still slight of build, and certainly still subject to the vagaries of supply.James Busby, the father of Australian viticulture, was born in Scotland in 1801; he emigrated to New South Wales in 1824 after visiting the Bordeaux region of France where he studied methods of viticulture. He published his Treatise very shortly after his arrival in the colony. Five years later he published his Manual of Plain Directions that was aimed at small settlers whom he hoped would be able to "enjoy their daily bottle of wine, the produce of their own farms". Busby received a grant on the upper Hunter River, which he named "Kirkton", shortly after the publication of the Treatise and planted it with European vines. This famous vineyard was taken over by Lindemans in 1914.A very attractive copy of this foundation book, which marks the very beginnings of the Australian wine industry. Provenance: Private collection (Australia).

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        MÜNCHEN. - Prater. "Parthie am Prater." Blick auf den nördlichen Teil der Praterinsel mit der vorgelagerten Feuerwerksinsel über das Überfallwehr zur Kalkinsel, dahinter ein Teil der Ludwigsbrücke und die Schwere-Reiter-Kaserne (heute Patentamt), in der Ferne die Zugspitze, vorne Isarfischer bei der Arbeit.

      - Lithographie von J.C. Ettinger, um 1825, 20,5 x 29,5 cm. Maillinger I, 1817, 1; Slg. Proebst 560; nicht bei Lentner. - Schönes Exemplar mit breitem Rand.

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        Anacreon. Recueil de compositions dessinees par Girodet et gravees par M. Chatillon, son eleve. Avec la traduction en prose des odes de ce poete faite egalement par Girodet. Publie par son heritier et parles soins de MM. Bequerel et P.-A. Coupin. Mit 48 (statt 54) Umrißkupfern.

      Chaillou-Potrelle, Paris 1825 - Anacreon, recueil de compositions, dessinees par Girodet, e gravees par M. Chatillion, son elève, avec la traduction en prose des odes de ce poète, faite egalemen par Girodet. Ausgabe von 1825, äußerst seltene 1. Auflage, späterer schmuckloser Leineneinband der Drucke 1-36, 43-54, es fehlt (!)die Lieferung der Drucke 37-42.170s. durchgehend stockfleckig; die Drucke selber sind klar und fein. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hartmut Diekmann]
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        O prirozenosti rostlin aneb Rostlinar: obsahugjcj popsánj a wyobrazenj rostlin podlé radu prirozenych zporádané, . ustanoweny pro lékare, hogice, hospodáre, umelce, remeslnjky a wychowatele . Djl druhy [erste Hälfte von Teil II dieses Werkes]

      Praha 1825 - OHLWd., 264 Seiten (zwei Lagen falsch eingebunden), kolorierte Tafeln Nr. 1-44 (es fehlt Taf. 37), 24 x 30,5 cm, außer Taf. 37 fehlt auch das Titelblatt, von außen berieben und bestoßen, Seite 1-2 zerknittert und angeschmutzt, ganz vereinzelt Flecken, anfangs leicht wurmfraßspurig, Bindung zw. S. 2 und 3 gelockert, sonst aber sauber, ohne Anmerkungen, insgesamt guter Zustand. Book Language/s: cz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        The cabinet-maker's guide, or rules and instructions in the art of varnishing, dying, staining, japanning, polishing, lackering and beautifying wood, ivory, tortoise-shell, and metal

      Ansel Phelps, Greenfield, MA 1825 - (6 x 3 1/2 inches). 108pp. Publisher's ad on rear board. Publisher's lettered boards, rebacked at an early date with blue checked calico cloth Provenance: A. Lovett (signature dated 1830) The first furniture finisher's manual published in America. Clear and concise instructions are given for dying and staining woods, making glue, making and applying varnish, polishing, japanning, cleaning woods and metals, and much more. For example, to make furniture oil: "Take linseed oil, put it in a glazed pipkin, with as much alkanet root as it will cover; let it boil gently, and you will find it become of a strong red color: let it cool, and it will be fit for use." Six tables in the appendix provide assistance for figuring lengths and weights, and an index follows. This first American edition reprinted from a London edition, and described on the title as "a new edition, with considerable additions. Including an appendix containing several valuable tables." Not in American Imprints, and only nine copies in OCLC. Rink 1793. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Harry and Lucy Concluded; being the last part of Early Lessons.

      Printed for R. Hunter. 1825 - FIRST EDITION. 4 vols. Contemp. half black calf, spines attractively dec. & lettered in gilt; sl. rubbing to heads & tails of spines. Earlier ownership details carefully removed from titlepages. An attractive copy. Loeber E33; 'A sequel to 'Harry and Lucy' from The Continuation of early Lessons' (1814). That work was itself a continuation of Practical Education: or, the History of Harry and Lucy, a work started in 1780 by Edgeworth's father, Richard Lovell Edgeworth, but left incomplete. It consists of a series of instructive conversations, wherein inquisitive children Harry and Lucy ask searching questions of their oracle-like parents. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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        La Festa delle Ombre Veline. Cantata [for solo voices, chorus, and orchestra] per festeggiare il giorno Onomastico di S:A:R: il Principe Ereditario del Regno delle due Sicilie. Poesia del Dottore Sigr. D. Basilio Iannicelli. Musical manuscript full score. Marked "Originale" and dated "9 Aprile 1830" on title.

      Oblong quarto, 228 x 295 mm. Sewn in signatures. Watermark "D. Giovanni G" and fleur-de-lis within a double-lined circular frame. 212 pp. notated in ink on rastrum-ruled staves varying from 10 to 20 in number. The work consists of 9 numbers. The action takes place in the ruins of the ancient city of Velia, not far from Salerno, south of Naples. Named characters include Lucania, Palinoro, Melpina, Zenone, Otone, Roberto Sacerdote (the Priest), and chorus and orchestra. Some corrections and cancels. A copy of the libretto (presumably manuscript) is held at the Biblioteca dell'Archivio di Stato di Salerno, which attributes the music of the cantata to the lawyer, scientist, politician, and philosopher Pasquale Borrelli. We have not located any other sources, either printed or manuscript, of the work. Written to commemorate the name day of Queen Maria Isabella, second wife of King Francis I, King of the Two Sicilies, who reigned from 1825 to 1830. Maria Isabella was the daughter of King Charles IV of Spain. For a more extensive description of the work and setting, see Fiore: Il Teatro a Salereno nei secoli XVIII e XIX in Rassegna Storica Salernitana Year 5, January-July 1944, pp. 58-59.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        System der Zeitrechnung in chronologischen Tabellen.

      Berlin, Maurer, 1825. - Folio (270 x 420 mm). (2), XL, 152 (but: 160) pp. (with inserted pages 4a/b, 20a-d, 120A/121A). Contemporary orange boards with giltstamped spine. Only edition. - The scholar and mathematician Meyer Moses Kornick (also: Kurnik, d. in Hamburg in 1826) was a native of Glogau in Silesia, where he also served as a rabbi. "Kornick, who had corresponded with Rabbis Akiva Eger and Moses Sofer as well as contemporary Christian savants, published synoptic calendar tables that were highly regarded in scholarly circles, both Jewish and non-Jewish [. This] concordance of Julian, Gregorian, Jewish, and Islamic calendars formed the basis of Jahn's 'Tafeln' (Leipzig, 1856). It was highly praised by Isidore Loeb in his 'Tables du Calendrier Juif' (Paris: Durlacher, 1886). Max Simon [.] explained that although Kornick's esteemed tables were sold out at booksellers they still could be found with scholars who rely upon the tables for their research" (E. Carlebach, When Does the Modern Period of the Jewish Calendar Begin?, in: L. Strauss [ed.], Mediating Modernity [2008], pp. 43-54, at p. 47; 53). - Some brownstaining, mainly confined to margins. Binding rubbed and bumped at extremeties, some chipping. Inscribed "Till Blekingska Nationens Bibliothek" with ownership "C. V. Hammar" (and note "+ 1846 30/4") on endpapers. Rare. Fürst II, 206. Kayser III, 398. Bibliographie von Deutschland I (1826), S. 156, Nr. 1174. OCLC 233683853. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        GERMAN POPULAR STORIES

      1825. [still in the original boards] translated from the Kinder und Haus Marchen. From Oral Tradition. [In Two Volumes.] London: James Robins & Co. / Dublin: Joseph Robins Junr. & Co., 1825/1826. 10 pp preliminary ads in Vol I; 1 page terminal ads in Vol II. Original pink paper-covered boards with green cloth spines and printed spine labels, all page edges uncut. First Edition in English of Vol II, and second edition of Vol I -- which is how this pair of volumes is often found, since the 1823 first edition of Vol I "is a rarity eagerly sought after by collectors of early children's books" [Quayle, in 1971]. That 1823 first volume was by a different publisher and in a different binding, but here, both the 1825 Vol I and the 1826 Vol II are by the publisher and in the binding that is standard for Vol II. (This second edition of Vol I includes a ten-page Preface not in the first.)~The volumes contain such tales as "The Travelling [Bremen-Town] Musicians," "Hansel and Grettel," "Rumpel-stilts-kin" and "Tom Thumb." Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, both professors of linguistics, collaborated in collecting these folk and fairy tales from the mouths of their country-folk; the tales had first been published in German in two volumes in 1812/1815. Included in these two volumes are engraved title pages plus nineteen (of twenty) plates by a young George Cruikshank.~As for condition, there is general wear to the edges of the boards and a little at the ends of the spines; about half of the Vol I spine label, and about a third of the Vol II spine label, have perished. There is occasional foxing, and the bottom half-inch of a rear free endpaper is torn away. Each half-title bears an 1828 inscription from father to son. It is amazing that these two volumes are still in their fragile paper-cover boards, more than 190 years after publication; the page edges are still uncut, as issued. Quayle CHILDREN'S pp 37-38. Housed in a cloth slipcase with leather label, with inner chemise.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Galeria industrial, o aplicacion de los productos de la naturaleza a los artes y oficios, su origen, sus progresos y perfeccion, representados en una serie de ciento y cincuenta estampas, dibujadas y grabadas con gusto por artistas inteligentes, con un texto explicativo, para el uso de la infancia y de la juventud

      Libreria de F. Rosa, Paris 1825 - 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, iv, 178 pages, contemporary marbled boards with sheep spine, Engraved frontispiece and title page (in Spanish), plus 30 engraved plates composed of 5 images each. Captions to the plates are in French. The title page also lists Madrid and Brussels as places of publication for this Paris-region imprint; the imprint on page 178 identifies E. Pochard of Paris as the printer, while the imprint on the verso of the title names Alex. Daumont of Versailles. The text and plates describe and illustrate, for young people, a broad range of industrial arts including winemaking, textile manufacture, woodworking, clockmaking, tobacco culture, papermaking, printing, bookbinding and bookselling. OCLC locates only the New York Public Library copy (having the engraved title in French) of this edition. The work first appeared in French, in 1822. first Spanish Edition edition. Very good: stain to rightmost inch of upper board, overall wear to spine with chipping to ends; stain to upper right corner of first 17 leaves (not affecting text or images), offset from plates. Very good: stain to rightmost inch of upper board, overall wear to spine with chipping to ends; stain to upper right corner of first 17 leaves (not affecting text or images), offset from plates [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB]
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        A Practical Treatise on Rail-Roads, and Interior Communication in General; with Original Experiments, and Tables of the Comparative Value of Canals and Railroads. Illustrated by Engravings.

      London: Printed for Knight and Lacey, 1825.. [Railway History]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (24 x 15cm), pp.[14]; 314. With five folding copper-engraved plates, including a frontispiece. Recently re-backed using original brown paper-covered boards, with a new brown paper-covered spine to style. Black titles to cream label on spine, with the date written by hand in black ink to base of spine. Plate of Newbury Reference Library to upper board, with shelf number written in black ink. All edges untrimmed. Complete with original publisher's adverts to prelims, with occasional light pencil marginalia. Wear to boards, especially fore-edges. Very good overall. Working closely with both George and Robert Stephenson, Wood was hugely influential in the development of early steam locomotives, having begun his career as a mining engineer in County Durham. This was his first book on the subject, which went on to be re-published in several new editions as his career developed over the following decades.

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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 and 1817 1825 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        War in Greece

      First edition. Folding frontispiece map. 8vo. Recent half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco label to spine, ms. inscription to title-page. 45, [1]pp. London, James Ridgway, 1821. [And:] [NAPIER (Charles James).] Greece in 1824. First edition. 8vo. Recent half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco label to spine, ownership inscription to title-page. 24pp. London, James Ridgway, 1824. [Plus:] NAPIER (Charles James). Memoir of the Roads of Cefalonia. First edition. 2 folding maps, 2 plates, 2 illustrations to text. 8vo. Recent half calf over marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco label to spine. iv, 106pp. London, James Ridgway,

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Gesamtansicht, von Ludwigshafen über den Rhein, "Mannheim".

      - Lithographie n. u. v. F. Mayer, um 1825, 23 x 35 Nicht bei Schefold. - Sehr seltene Ansicht aus der fast unauffindbaren Neckarfolge von F. Mayer ( Franz Anton ?)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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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 I. A narrative of the continuance of the voyage to its completion, together with the subsequent occurences from Mr. Bowdich's arrival in Africa to the period of his death. II. A desription of the English Settlement on the river Gambia. III. Appendix containing the zoological and botanical descriptions, and translations from the arabic

      1825 - First edition. Hand coloured lithograph frontispiece, folding hand coloured geological plate, 10 natural history specimen plates, 2 further coloured lithos and 7 further plates 2 of which are folding, (one a fine panorama of Bathurst. 4to. Contemporary diced calf, rebacked. xii, 278pp. . London,Whittaker, The widow Bowdich, herself an able naturalist, prepared here her husbands papers for publication. While most of the book concerns Madeira the final chapters deal with the arrival on the River Gambia and the foundation of Bathurst [ ie modern Banjul]. Abbey Travel, 190. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Traité spécial de coupe des pierres

      1825 - 2 volumes, soit 1 vol. de Paris, chez l'auteur, Carilian-Goeury, 1825, in-4, 2 volumes, soit 1 vol. de texte, [VII]-472 pp. ; et un atlas de 100 planches gravées en taille-douce, demi-veau vert, dos lisses et filetés, Édition originale. "L'art qu'on désigne sous la dénomination de Coupe des Pierres, a pour objet l'exécution de toutes les parties d'édifices qui se font en pierre de taille, telles que les murs, les voûtes, les escaliers, les colonnes, les entablements, etc." Douliot, compagnon tailleur de pierre et architecte, traite de cet art dans les moindres détails ; son travail est, aujourd'hui encore, une référence sur le sujet. Jean-Paul Douliot (1788-1834), praticien ingénieux originaire d'Avignon, travailla dès son plus jeune âge sur des chantiers de construction dirigés par son père. Il est reçu compagnon et il devient, dès 1818, professeur de coupe des pierres. Afin de parfaire son éducation pratique, il suit les cours de Lavit à l'École royale gratuite de dessin (Arts décoratifs), tout en continuant de travailler sur des chantiers : il participa notamment aux travaux du pont d'Aigues et à la construction du pont de Iéna. Il devient à son tour professeur d'architecture à l'École royale. Douliot est l'auteur de plusieurs traités, parmi lesquels une Géométrie pratique, un Traité des charpentes et un Cours élémentaire, théorique et pratique de construction, dont le Traité spécial de la coupe des pierres est l'une des parties. Bel exemplaire, quelques rousseurs aux planches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Series of Twenty-One Original Pencil Drawings. Oblong folio.

      [c.1825-1830] 21 pencil drawings, on rectos only of 21 consecutive leaves in contemp. artists' sketch book, roan spine & corners, 35 x 26cm; final few leaves with light damp stains in outer margin, occasional light spotting, tissue guards worn in places.A series of highly accomplished pencil drawings, mainly of rural and pastoral scenes, containing delicate studies of trees, churches, lakes and follies. Most are unsigned and undated, but three have the signature H.W. Burgess in the lower margin, and are dated 1827 and 1830. These are archetypal Burgess drawings, depicting idyllic scenes of outstanding natural beauty. In 1827 Burgess published a work entitled Eidodendron, which contained 54 plates: 'Views of the general character and appearance of trees foreign & indigenous as connected with picturesque scenery'. These sketches could be similarly titled, and may well have informed the artist's later publication Studies of Trees, published by J. Dickinson in 1837. Burgess, c.1792-1839 (1844 in other places), was born in London into a family of well-known artists. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, and in 1826 became landscape painter to William IV.

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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        The Works.

      Oxford: Talboys and Wheeler; London: W. Pickering,, 1825. Life, poems and tales; Parliamentary debates. 11 volumes, octavo (214 x 133 mm). Contemporary tan calf, light brown and dark brown labels to spines, spines and front covers stamped with arms of Trinity College Cambridge in gilt, marbled endpapers and edges, brown silk place markers. Bookplate of Joseph Henry Straker to pastedown of most volumes. Without the portrait frontispiece present in some issues of vols. I or III. Very light marking to covers, vol. X with slight wear to front cover, small sticker to front pastedowns, occasional very slight blemishes and foxing to contents. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Samuel Johnson's works, part of Pickering's Oxford English Classics series. The edition was superintended by Francis Pearson Walesby (1798–1858), professor of Anglo-Saxon in the University of Oxford. The work was initially intended as a nine volume series; a supplementary two volumes of Johnson's debates brought the total to eleven.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        View of the Hebrews ; or the Tribes of Israel in America . Second edition, improved and Enlarged

      Smith & Shute, Poultney, (Vt.) 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ( ABAA / ILAB )]
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        AN ASTONISHING PLOT BETWEEN BROTHERS TO PREVENT THE MANUMISSION OF A FAMILY SLAVE AS DECREED IN THE WILL OF THEIR FATHER ; Folded-letter from Thomas Lowry of Kentucky to his brothers in Virginia

      Hardinsburg, Kentucky, 1825. Unbound. Very good. This three-page folded-letter measures 14.75" x 12.25" unfolded. Sent from Hardinsburg, Kentucky to Bedford, Virginia, dated March 14th, 1825. It has a manuscript "Hardingsburg Ky / Mar 15th" postmark with a "Paid 50" rate marking indicating that postage was paid for a delivery over 400 miles distant. The sender was charged double the single-letter rate because the folded-letter contained legal form (no longer present). The letter is in nice shape with some wear; splits beginning along some of the folds. Lots of docketing. In this letter that will make your skin crawl, Thomas Lowry emphatically encourages his brothers John, William, and Triptellto commit perjury in a pending lawsuit filed by a family slave, Sam. It had been their father's long-time intention that upon his death that Sam would be emancipated, and shortly before his death, he included this provision in a will and informed Sam. Upon his father's death, Thomas refused to grant Sam his freedom. Sam obtained legal counsel and filed suit against the estate. The letter reads in part, "Sam has brought suit for his freedom the grounds that he brings suit on is from a will that Farther maid a few months before he died In this will he set Sam free this will were maid onknoing to me as soon as I hurd I went and drew the will . . . and I thought it were all safe [but] Sam advised with the lawyers and thay advised him to bring suit . . . I want you to remember when Farther delivered Brother William his negroes that he delivered Sam to you and . . . said to you I want you to let Sam stay with me my lifetime . . . you agreed to do so . . . I want you to prove by Brother William and Triptell . . . that Sam was delivered to you when you were here. If you can't prove Sam ware your property the case will be very doubtfull . . . If you cant prove [that] you must come and take him in persession and you can prove by me he ware your property at the time the will ware maid. . . . The coarse Ile persew is to try and break the will on the account of farthers being out of his elements. I can prove by 4 or 5 withnesses that he ware out of his natural elements before and after he maid the will [but] Sam can prove . . . Farther ware in his perfect elements . . . William Scanton roat the will and Barryamen Lowry witness to the will and they both say they will sware that farther was in his proper elements at the that time. . . . My atterney says the main chance is to prove that he ware not Fathers property . . . I am yousing every creation within my powerss . . . Moorman is strong evidence against me he says he always herd father say he intended to free Sam at his death . . . You must without fail take the depositions [and] employ some good lawyer to . . . send them on as quick as possible." A unique example that not only documents the evil of slavery and one family's greed, but also testifies to the integrity of other white Southerners who were willing to fight in court to ensure Sam was manumitted.

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        A Practical Treatise on Rail-Roads, and Interior Communication in General; with Original Experiments, and Tables of the Comparative Value of Canals and Railroads. Illustrated by Engravings.

      London: Printed for Knight and Lacey, 1825. [Railway History]. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (24 x 15cm), pp.[14]; 314. With five folding copper-engraved plates, including a frontispiece. Recently re-backed using original brown paper-covered boards, with a new brown paper-covered spine to style. Black titles to cream label on spine, with the date written by hand in black ink to base of spine. Plate of Newbury Reference Library to upper board, with shelf number written in black ink. All edges untrimmed.Complete with original publisher's adverts to prelims, with occasional light pencil marginalia. Wear to boards, especially fore-edges. Very good overall. Working closely with both George and Robert Stephenson, Wood was hugely influential in the development of early steam locomotives, having begun his career as a mining engineer in County Durham. This was his first book on the subject, which went on to be re-published in several new editions as his career developed over the following decades.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Francis and Mary. The Dangers of the Deep; or, Interesting Narratives of Shipwrecks & Disasters at Sea

      [1825]. 1825 - Folding hand-coloured frontispiece. 16mo. Later half calf, spine gilt, original wrappers bound in. 16pp. Isleworth, Hodgson, Departing St John's, Newfoundland, in January 1825, the Francis and Mary ran into trouble in early February, losing the long boat, companion, tiller in a swift gale and soon cut the foremast and bower anchors. The boat drifted for the better part of a month, during which time seven sailors died from hunger. It was on February 22nd that hunger prevailed and the first of the deceased was eaten by the survivors. ?Also James Frier [a cook], who was working his passage home, under a promise of marriage to the female passenger [Ann Saunders], who attendedd on the master's wife; and who, when she heard of frier's death, gave a loud shriek, then snatching up a cup from the mate, cut her late intended husband's throat and drank his blood! insisting that she had the greatest right to it.? The folding plate depicts the bloodthirsty scene in vivid detail. The ship was relieved on March 7 by HMS Blonde. The pamphlet includes yet another account of a shipwreck, that of a Dutch East Indiamen the Vrheidbound for Batavia in 1782. Rare. There were several pamphlets published, this being no. 5 in the series.Just one copy in OCLC. Not in Huntress but cf Huntress, 234C. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Attributed to Myles Birket Foster (1825-1899) RWS - Girls and a Dog

      19th Century - Myles Birket Foster (1825-1899) RWS - Original 19th Century Oil. A charming oil painting attributed to Myles Birket Foster depicting two young girls and a dog resting under a tree. In an ornate gilt frame. On canvas on stretchers. Condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration. Inspection under UV light reveals no sign of restoration. Some small losses and repairs to frame. Size: Large (30-60cm) Framed: Yes Style: Realism Weight: 2000.00g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sulis Fine Art]
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        Geognostische Bemerkungen über Karlsbad. Mit vier Kupfertafeln, Auf Drey Blättern.

      Justus Perthes., Gotha. 1825 - 8°, 99 unaufgeschnittene S., Originalpapiereinband, die Seiten sind etwas wellig, sonst guter Zustand wg, 16 Sprache: de

      [Bookseller: Buecherstube Eilert]
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        The Works. Life, poems and tales; Parliamentary debates.

      Oxford: Talboys and Wheeler; London: W. Pickering, 1825 - 11 volumes, octavo (214 x 133 mm). Contemporary tan calf, light brown and dark brown labels to spines, spines and front covers stamped with arms of Trinity College Cambridge in gilt, marbled endpapers and edges, brown silk place markers. Bookplate of Joseph Henry Straker to pastedown of most volumes. Without the portrait frontispiece present in some issues of vols. I or III. Very light marking to covers, vol. X with slight wear to front cover, small sticker to front pastedowns, occasional very slight blemishes and foxing to contents. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set of Samuel Johnson's works, part of Pickering's Oxford English Classics series. The edition was superintended by Francis Pearson Walesby (1798–1858), professor of Anglo-Saxon in the University of Oxford. The work was initially intended as a nine volume series; a supplementary two volumes of Johnson's debates brought the total to eleven. Courtney & Smith p. 165. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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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