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        Anteckningar under en Resa i Det Sydlige Europa.

      . Utur Hans Bref och efterlemnade Dagbok utgifne af Chr. Stenhammar. Linköping: Axel Petre 1825. (8) + 280 + (1) s. Samtidigt halvlaeder rigt dekoreret med guld pa ryggen. Gammelt navn pa inderside af foromslaget..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Memoires inedits de Madame la Comtesse de Genlis, pour servir a l'histoire des dix-huitieme et dix-neuvieme siecles.

      . 8 vols. Paris & London: Colburn 1825-26. With engr. portrait (stained). Contp. olivegreen full polished calf, outer borders gilt. Spines weakly faded..

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        Auserlesener Briefwechsel.

      Leipzig, Fleischer, 1825-1827.. Erste Ausgabe. 8vo. XXX, 516; VI, 494, (1) S. Zeitgenössische braune Halblederbände mit Rückenvergoldung und rotem Rückenschild, der Rücken des 2. Bandes mit einem Kratzer. Schönes Exemplar der Vorzugsausgabe auf starkem Velin..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Jürgen Dinter GbR]
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        Changing Scenes, Containing a Description of Men and Manners of the Present Day, with Humorous details of the Knickerbockers. In Two Volumes

      New York: Printed for the Author. 1825. First. First edition. Two volumes. Small octavos: 287, [1]; 191, [1]pp. Nineteenth century three quarter morocco, marbled paper boards and endpapers, gilt spine titles and tooling, top edges gilt. A trifle rubbed, corners a little rubbed through, else very near fine. Old pencil note on title page seeming to indicate that the author was Mrs. Richard K. Haight. Small contemporary owner's signature: "Catharine Jackson" at the bottom margin of the title pages. Early novel of New York City life. Wright I, 502. Scarce. OCLC locates nine copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Ten years after writing ?The Star-Spangled Banner? waving o?er the land of the free, lawyer Francis Scott Key assures a Maryland Post Master that a young slave, duly purchased by a friend, is in no danger of being legally taken away but, since there is the ?danger ? that they would steal the child away or get possession of her by force,? Key suggests to seek ?an injunction ... to prevent the party or his agent from any attempt to take her from his possession??

      "Autograph Letter Signed ?F.S. Key,? 1.25 pages, 7.5? x 12.5?, front & verso. George Town, January 24, 1825. Integral leaf addressed by Key to ?Mr Jas. P. Stabler / P.M. / Sandy Spring / Montg[omer]y Co[un]ty Maryland.? Faint Georgetown D.C. Jan 25 postmark. Minor flaws. Expertly strengthened at folds. Very good condition.In full, ?I remember the old man mentioned in your letter & his story ?" He is in no danger from any legal measures that may be resorted to to take the child away from him: & he did not inform me that there was any cause to apprehend that they would resort to force or stealth ?" though I can easily believe that those who would wish to take her away would not be scrupulous about the means.?The paper & the proof he has, are quite sufficient there was no necessity for a more formal paper, nor that it should be recorded ?" The only difficulty was as to his wife?s being the purchaser ?" But this I think of no consequence, as she would be considered as his agent, & as making the purchase for him: & as he has been in possession of the child so long, they could not recover her from him by a suit ?" the Statute of limitations would of it self be a bar to their claim.?But his only danger is the one you suggest ?" that they would steal the child away or get possession of her by force.?To prevent this, I would recommend that a Bill be filed, setting out the facts, & praying to have his title confirmed, & an injunction granted to prevent the party or his agent from any attempt to take her from his possession. Judge Kilgour would, I am sure, grant such an injunction immediately.?If our Court was not sitting I would draw the Bill for him: but I could not do it conveniently for some time, & I am sure that Mr Forrest or one of the Gentlemen at the Court house would do it for him ?" If however he cannot get it done otherwise I will do it.?"

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Urania's Mirror, or, A View of the Heavens

      London: Samuel Leigh 1825, 1st Edition. () Very good. 32 hand coloured cards (14 X 20 cm.) depicting the constellations. Each card has perforations of different sizes over the different stars. Glued to the back of each card is a diffusing tissue. The images are in clean bright condition. A few of the diffusing tissues are torn. The cards are housed in a reconstructed box with the original front panel and sides laid down on the edges. The whole is housed in a modern morocco backed, fold over box. Included with the set of cards is a separately published companion volume entitled "A Familiar Treatise on Astronomy, explaining the General Phenomena of the Celestial Bodies; with numberous Graphic Illustrations. By Jehoshaphat Aspin. Written expressly to accompany Urania's Mirror, or A View of the Heavens: ... Second Edition, with considerable augmentations and improvements. London 1825. The book is in the original paper cover boards which have been renewed and have an added new spine. The book is also housed in the fold over box. This wonderful idea for a "Star Atlas" educational tool works by holding the cards up to a light source and the constellations then seem to have been lite up and can be compared to the night sky. The effect is striking indeed. Complete examples in nice condition are scarce even more so with part of the original box included. The title of Aspin's accompanying book suggests the original concept was designed by a Lady who is not identified. Aspin's volume which seems to be as scarce at the set of cards has several folding plates. Also included is an original bill of sale for the book from Henry Sotheran's in 1948..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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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, Tortoiseshell & Metal, with Observations on Their Management and Application

      London / Dublin: Printed for Knight and Lacey, Paternoster-Row, and Westley and Tyrrell, 1825. A new edition with considerable additions; including an appendix, containing several valuable tables. Printed paper covered boards. Spine repaired with binder's tape, boards rubbed with a few chips at the edges, a few scuff marks, one affecting the word 'wood' on the front board and one affecting a few letters of the advertisements on the rear board, front endpapers soiled, fly leaf torn and split from gutter, small chips to top edge of a1 and a2 probably from opening roughly, some staining to last page of index and blank, occasional finger soiling, but overall remarkably clean, crisp, and tight, and even scarcer thus as most copies and manuals of this nature usually disintegrated from use. 16mo. Printed by T. C. Hansard. The first known edition of this book was published in 1809, though it was then only 36 pages and the author identified as Peter Weber. A later edition, only slightly expanded, was published in 1818, and the author was identified as Thomas Howard. This new edition was greatly enlarged and published in 1825 (there was also a longer edition published in 1825 by a different publisher). The author is identified in later editions as G. A. Siddons. The edition offered here is the basis for the first American edition by Ansel Phelps published the same year as well as the source of all later editions into the 20th century. Robert Mussey, in his introduction to a reprint of the 1827 American edition, points out that this work contains the first mention of French polishing and of glass-paper (sandpaper). Hundreds of thousands of copies were printed in the fourteen known and over seventy pirated editions. "Students of furniture and finishing history should find this an invaluable source for the interpretation of our antique furniture heritage." Advertisements on back cover. Scarce. OCLC and RLIN show only 5 copies of this edition.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Gesamtansicht, rechts der Main, im Vordergrund pflügender Bauer.

      . Lithographie von F. Mayer, um 1825, 24,5 x 35,5 cm.. Lentner 8143. - Sehr seltene Ansicht in einem schönen, breitrandigen Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        COLECCION DE LOS VIAGES Y DESCUBRIMIENTOS QUE HICIERON POR MAR LOS ESPAÑOLES DESDE FINES DEL SIGLO XV, con varios documentos inéditos concernientes a la Historia de la Marina Castellana y de los establecimientos españoles en Indias.

      Imp. Real /Imp. Nacional, Madrid 1825 - 5 vols. 4º. 2h, CLIp, 1h, 455p, 2 mapas grabs. despl. = 2h, 455p = 1h, XVp, 642p, 1 mapa grab. despl. = XCp, 2 láms. grab, 416p = 1h, 501p. Alg. hoja levemente tostada. Enc. hol. mod. (23x16), nervios y tejuelos en lomo. - PRIMERA EDICION. Palau 89462. 1825-37

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        A Tour Through Paris, Illustrated with Seventeen Colored Plates, Accompanied with Descriptive Letter-Press

      William Sams, London - Complete with all 17 hand coloured lithographs depicting life in Paris. Not dated (ca 1825). All edges gilt. Later half green morocco leather binding with original purple cloth boards. All edges gilt. New endpapers. Light foxing to the text. The color plates do not have foxing. Overall in NEAR FINE condition. Photos available upon request. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        TA., Große Ring, i. Hgr. die Teinkirche, "Ansicht des grossen Platzes und des alten Rathhauses".

      . kol. Lithographie m. Tonplatte v. Bayot n. Mathieu, um 1825, 41,2 x 30,3 (H).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle-Espagne. Complete four volume set, 2ed.

      Antoine-Augustin Renouard 1825-1827, Paris - Scarce second edition in its original half morocco. Large (>28x16 in.) folding map "Carte du Mexique et les Pays Limitrophes Situes a Nord et a l'Est (1827) & Tableaux physique de la nouvelle Espagne (1827). Volume IV includes Supplement, Extract on Cortez & Cumulative Index. Prophylactic cellophane tape repair to map verso with unexpectedly little bleed through (see image). Sabin 33713. ; 8vo (5.25x8.5 in); xviii, 47;500;479;380 pages

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc., FABA]
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        "WERUMEUS BUNING, GRONINGSE STUDENTEN -- ""Album amicorum A.H. Werumeus Buning 1825"". Tekst in gouden letters op een leren oblong boekje met losse blaadjes, 1825-1830.".

      "27 bijdragen van meest Groningse studenten: C.L. van Beyma Thoe Kingma (op Kingma state) , A.J.S. Werumeus Buning, F. de Vries (2x), H. G. Cannegieter, M.D. van Harinxma Thoe Slooten; J.F. Snethlage, H.A. Vinkens, Corn. de Cock, F.S. Reiding, A.S. Reiding, W. Hiddingh (l. Africain), G. W. Sannes, H.L.C.E. Bakker, J.E. Feisser, A. vd Laan Jr., W(?) Dijkema Jr., M.J. Keiser, D.L.J. Kymmell, J. Schelten, M.W.J.(?) Braunius, F. W.B. Schuurman Schimmel en H.J.H. Voltelen. Voorts een luitenant ter zee B. Durleis, een sergeant De Ponthieu en een oude leermeester uit Kollum, Ds. F. J. (?) Riedel. Een vijftal bijdragen is voorzien van -enkele goede- tekeningen. M8018/AA009".

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        Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle-Espagne. Complete four volume set, 2ed

      Paris: Antoine-Augustin Renouard. Very Good. 1825-1827. Second Edition. qtr morocco. Scarce second edition in its original half morocco. Large (>28x16 in.) folding map "Carte du Mexique et les Pays Limitrophes Situes a Nord et a l'Est (1827) & Tableaux physique de la nouvelle Espagne (1827). Volume IV includes Supplement, Extract on Cortez & Cumulative Index. Prophylactic cellophane tape repair to map verso with unexpectedly little bleed through (see image). Sabin 33713. ; 8vo (5.25x8.5 in); xviii, 47;500;479;380 pages .

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        Changing Scenes, Containing a Description of Men and Manners of the Present Day, with Humorous details of the Knickerbockers In Two Volumes

      New York: Printed for the Author. 1825. First. First edition. Two volumes. Small octavos: 287, [1]; 191, [1]pp. Nineteenth century three quarter morocco, marbled paper boards and endpapers, gilt spine titles and tooling, top edges gilt. A trifle rubbed, corners a little rubbed through, else very near fine. Old pencil note on title page seeming to indicate that the author was Mrs. Richard K. Haight. Small contemporary owner's signature: "Catharine Jackson" at the bottom margin of the title pages. Early novel of New York City life. Wright I, 502. Scarce. OCLC locates nine copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        CONCERT ROOM AND ORCHESTRA ANECDOTES, OF MUSIC AND MUSICIANS, ANCIENT AND MODERN

      London: Clementi & Co., and Knight & Lacey, 1825. First edition. Fine. The contents remarkably fresh. Small stamp of the Madras Literary Society in the gutter of the preface. First edition. Three volumes. 12mo. xv, 204p; ix, 288p; x, 301p, [i, plate list]. Each volume with an engraved pictorial vignette on the title page. Also 16 engraved plates of composers' portraits and folding plates with facsimiles of various composers' manuscripts. Bound by Root in half calf with marbled sides and endpapers, text block edges stained yellow, the spine with red and black title labels gilt, the panels decorated with gilt music lyres. Quite scarce. Lowndes I:331.

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        Amer. Sep. Nouvelle Californie No. 46

      Bruxelles 1825 - This is a highly detailed map of the region from Vandermaelen's "Atlas Universel", the first atlas to systematically map the world in uniforn scale., Size : 470x565 (mm), 18.5x22.25 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Excellent; lower margin slightly darkened

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Mariazell

      . Maria Zell gegen Westen. Anonymes Aquarell um 1825, 14 x 21 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Mit Bleistift beschriftete; sehr qualitätvolle Arbeit, event. Vorlage für eine Radierung.

      [Bookseller: Kunsthandlung Johannes Müller]
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        Sämtliche Werke. Einzige vollständige Ausgabe. Hrsg. und mit einer biograph. Einleitung von. Jos. Eiselein. 12 Bde. Mit 1 beidseit. bedr. dpblgr. lithogr. Faks.-Taf., 1 gef. lithogr. Faks. und 2 lithogr. gefalt. Abbildungen.

      Donaueschingen, Vlg. dt. Classiker, 1825 -, 1829.. Band je ca. 350-500 Seiten. (seitlich und unten unbeschnitten) Zeitgennös. Pappbände mit montierten Vor- und Rückseiten der Interimsbroschur.. Goed. IV1, 302, 16; Ruppert S. 6. - Die seltene und gesuchte Donaueschinger Gesamtausgabe, Textbde. angestaubt, stärker angerändert. Kapitale risig, bei Bd.- 1 und 12 stärker. Bd. 8 am Rücken rissig. Titelblatt und Nachtitel nur zu 30% bzw. 60% vorhanden, Seite 5/6 und 9/10 gerissen, Seite 7/8 und 11/12 fehlen. (Detailfoto gerne auf Anfrage)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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        Gesamtansicht über die Jagst, rechts die Brücke, im Mittelpunkt das Schloß.

      . Lithographie, "Nach d. Nat. gez. u. lith.v. F. Mayer", um 1825, 26,5 x 40,5 cm.. Schefold 249. - Die reizend staffagierte, extrem seltene Ansicht in einem vorzüglichen Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Bibliotheca gloucestrensis: a collection of scarce and curious tracts : relating to the county and city of Gloucester; illustrative of, and published during the civil war / with an historical introduction, notes, and an appendix

      Gloucester : Printed for the author, 1825, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionScattered, marginal foxing. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Minor, generalised wear to the extremities. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 454 pages; Physical description; ccv, viii, [6], 456 p : front. (port.) illus., pl., map, plan ; 25 cm. Notes; Dedication and "Address of the editor" signed John Washburn, jun. Each tract has reprint of origianl t.p. Issued to subscribers in 3 parts, 1823-25. A true and exact relation of the marchings of the two regiments of the trained bands for the reliefe of the city of Glocester.--A true relation of the severall passages which have happened to our army since it advanced towards Glocester with the manner of the reliefe of the same.--A true relation of a wicked plot intended and still on foot against the city of Glocester to betray the same into the hands of the cavaliers.--Eden-Ezer. A full and exact relation of the severall remarkable and victorious proceedings of the ever-renowned Colonell Massey.--A great victory obtained by Collonel Massey at the storming of Sir John Winter's house.--Fovre ordinances of ... Parliment.-- An ordinance of ... Parliment for uniting certain churches, and for the maintenance of preaching-ministers in the city of Glocester.--Appendix. Contents; Historical introdcution (ccv p.) by rev. John Webb.--Historical relation of the military government of Gloucester. By John Corbet.--A true relation of the late attempt made upon the town of Ciceter ...--A particular relation of the action before Cyrencester...--A relation of the taking of Ciceter ...--The petition of the inhabitants of Cyrencester ... presented to His Majesty at Oxford; with His Majestie's answer thereunto.--The victoriovs and fortunate proceedings of Sir William Waller... with the true manner of his taking Highnam.--A true relation of the late fight between Sir William Waller's forces and those sent from Oxford.--A briefe and exact relation of the seige laid before the city of Glocester. Collected by Robert, Earle of Essex, for the relief of Gloucester.--A true coppy of a paper delivered to his Excellecncey upon the heath neer Newberry.--. Subjects; Gloucestershire (England) - History - 17th century - Sources. Great Britain - History - Civil War, 1642-1649.

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        The Library Companion; Or, the Young Man's Guide, and the Old Man's Comfort, in the Choice of a Library. by the Rev. T. F. Dibdin ...

      London, Harding, Triphook, And Lepard, [Etc. ], 1825, Hardback, Second EditionFinely bound in full contemporary aniline calf. Spine bands somewhat worn. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands; Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt, boards gilt-bordered. An uncommonly good example - scans &c. On request. ; 899 pages; Description: 3 p. L. , l, 899 p. 23 cm. "Synoptical table of subjects and authors": p. [xxix]-l. Subjects: Book collecting--Great Britain. Best books--Great Britain.

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        Illinois and Missouri by H. S. Tanner. Improved to 1825

      Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner, 1825. Copper-engraving with full period colour. One of the earliest state maps of Illinois and Missouri: this the revised second issue with significant changes to the mapping of the Mississippi headwaters and with an early depiction of the beginnings of the Santa Fe Trail. Henry Tanner's A New American Atlas was the most distinguished atlas published in America during the nineteenth century. The maps were carefully constructed from the best and most recent surveys. They were finely engraved on a large-scale, printed on high quality paper, and carefully hand colored. Because of the great expense involved in the production and publication, the atlas was published in five parts between 1819 and 1823. This is one of the earliest maps to show Illinois and Missouri as American states. The map was added to the fifth part of the atlas in 1823. For Illinois, organized counties appear only in the southern part of the state. The northernmost part of the state is still the preserve of the Sauk and Fox. Further south, between the Illinois and Mississippi rivers, are the Military Bounty Lands. A primitive Chicago and Fort Dearborn appear at the mouth of the Chicago River. For Missouri, a state since 1820, counties appear only along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Missouri's northern and southern extremities are quite empty. This copy is an example of the improved second issue of the map. The most significant changes can be seen in Tanner's revised mapping of the headwaters of the Mississippi. Tributaries off the Tete de Mort River have been removed, the locations and directions of the Sahsinakway, Fievre and Apple Rivers flow north to south (as opposed to northeast to southwest), Oak Creek has been removed, and the lead mines just north of the Tete de Mort River are now named Dubuque Lead Mines. Another significant change to the map is the addition of Lexington, Missouri; platted in 1822 and made the county seat the following year, Lexington would become an outfitting point for many travelling westward on the Santa Fe and Oregon trails. Other changes to the map from the first edition include the additions of several counties in Illinois created since the first printing. Phillips, Atlases , 3669-12; cf. Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , pp. 191-198; Rumsey, 2755.017; cf. Sabin 94323.

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        Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de Cuba

      Carez, J, Paris 1825 - With surrounding French letterpress text within 17 x 24\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" (430 x 610mm) neatlines, with the title above the top neatline, with full original margins. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Jean Alexandre C. Buchon (1789 - 1846) was a French publisher. His most notable cartographic work was the \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"Atlas Geographique des Deux Ameriques\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\" of 1825. Buchon based his work on Carey & Lea\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s famous 1822-3, \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"A complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\", however Buchon\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s work incorporated the latest geographical information.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\", Size : 380x235 (mm), 15x9.25 (Inches), Hand Colored, 0

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        BIBLIOTHEQUE CHOISIE DES PERES DE L'EGLISE GRECQUE ET LATINE, OU COURS D'ELOQUENCE SACREE, 35 TOMES

      Chez Méquignon-Havard, Paris, Bruxelles 1825 - RO40241053: 35 tomes d'env. 400 pages chacun. Texte en français. Auteurs, titres, tomaisons, fleurons, roulettes et filets dorés sur les dos. Tranches mouchetées. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Dos légèrement frottés. Ouvrage dédié au Roi. Du tome I (1re partie) contenant les Pères apostoliques et les Apologistes, au tome XXXV (2e partie), Suite des Pères dogmatiques. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 870-Littératures des langues italiques. Littérature latine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRAITE DU CONTRAT DE MARIAGE, 4 TOMES

      Chez E.-P.-J. Catineau, Poitiers 1825 - RO40235615: 572 pages pour le tome I, 573 pages pour le tome II, 422 pages pour le tome III et 514 + 96 pages pour le tome IV. Pièces de titre rouges sur les dos. Titres, tomaisons, fleurons, roulettes et filets dorés sur les dos. Tranches mouchetées rouges. Dos frottés avec des épidermures. Mors droit du tome IV partiellement fendu. 1ers plats des tomes III et IV légèrement abîmés en surface. Par M. P.-H. Bellot des Minières, Avocat près la Cour Royale de Poitiers. In-12 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Coiffe en tête abîmée. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 346-Droit privé, civil [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The West Indies as they are; or A Real Picture of Slavery:

      London: for J. Hatchard and Son; and Lupton Relfe,, 1825. but more particularly as it exists in the Island of Jamaica. In three parts. With notes. Octavo. Original brown paper wrappers, printed paper spine-label. Nancy Cunard's copy, with the title written on the front cover in her hand. Covers detached, wrappers with tapemarks from old amateur repair, the whole protected in an archival paper chemise and folding cloth case. First edition of this eyewitness account of the conditions in Jamaica by an Anglican cleric, a key source for the history of this period. By no means a fanatical abolitionist, Bickell's testimony is the more valuable for that. He attributed the sufferings of the slaves to the dullness and apathy produced by continuity, if not intensity, of toil ("This constant work, work, work is a principal cause of one of the greatest hardships in West Indian slavery—I mean the constant use of the whip; for, seeing that work is their only portion, they are inclined to be indolent") and he noticed that, with a very natural perversity, slaves "take care not to put forth all their strength.

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        De vaderlandsche historie in themata, vervattende, in eene zakelijke en tevens beknopte orde, al de voornaamste gebeurtenissen, die, van den aanbeginne des lands, tot heden toe, in ons vaderland zijn voorgevallen.

      Amsterdam, A.B. Saakes, 1825. - 7e, verbeterde en vermeerderde druk. Klein 8vo. (IV)+XII+249+(3) pp. Met gegrav. frontisp., portret van de auteur, 3 handgekleurde uitsl. kaartjes & 89 afb. (w.v. 48 uitslaand). Op de afbeeldingen oorlogstaferelen en belegeringen van steden, stormen, overstomingen, branden (o.a. Terschelling 1666, Stadhuis van Amsterdam 1762, schip Kennemerland 1778, de Waag Amsterdam 1780, Zeemagazijn Amsterdam 1791, ramp in Leiden 1807, Paramaribo 1821), bekende historische gebeurtenissen (moord op Floris V, Willem van Oranje en gebr. De Witt, executie van Oldenbarnevelt, e.a.), schepen in nood en in gevecht, en een groot aantal portretjes op enkele uitslaande platen. Reg. Gebonden. Half leer, rug verguld. (Van het laatste blad is een strookje van de marge uitgescheurd, zonder tekstverlies; overigens fraai ex.). * Met relatief veel aandacht voor de 100 jaar voorafgaand aan de uitgave.

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        Voyage bibliographique, archéologique et pittoresque France. Paris. Crapelet. 1825

      - 4 volumes grand in-8° reliés demi-veau marron, pièce de titre et de tomaison de maroquin marron, petites traces de frottement éparses, charnière légèrement fendue au tome 1, XXIV, 344 p., 374 p., VIII 383 p., 446 p. - Charnières un peu fragiles faibles rousseurs éparses, figures. Dos du tome 4 recollé. Très bon état hors défauts signalés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vorlesungen über die Grundsätze und Ausübung der Chirurgie mit Bemerkungen und Krankheitsfällen begleitet von Fr.Tyrell, Wundarzt am St.Thomas-Spital in London. 3 Bände.

      . Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, 1825-1828, 8°, VI, 290; 374; II, 418 pp., mit 2 gefalt. KupferTaf., 3 PappBde. d.Zt.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Sir Astley Cooper (1768-1841) war der bedeutenste englische Chirurg im ersten Drittel des 19.Jahrhundert. Er hat die chirurgischen Wissenschaften durch die große Sicherheit seiner Diagnosen und die Einfachheit seiner Therapie, vor allem in operativer Hinsicht, bereichert. Berühmtheit erlangten seine Schriften über die Hernien, Arterienligatur, Frakturen und Luxationen, Krankheiten der Hodens, etc. Nächst Wellington war er die populärste Persönlichkeit seiner Zeit. - Hirsch-H. II, 97-99; Brunn, Gesch. d.Chir., 264. - In 1817 Cooper ligated the abdominal aorta. The patient died next day, but examinationm showed that his aorta was so diseased that he could never have recovered, while the ligation was so well performed that with a lesser degree of aprtic disease the man would probably have survived". -cf. GM 2941

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        The Costume of Great Britain

      London: Printed for William Miller by Howlett and Brimmer, 1804 [but c. 1825] - Noted in three states by Tooley: "with uncoloured background, with partially backgrounds and fully coloured backgrounds, the last state being the most desirable." Abbey notes three variant dates 1804, 1808, and 1804 with watermarks 1819. This copy, with the variant printer (corresponding to the Colas entry) "Howlett and Brimmer," has fully colored backgrounds, but watermarks dated "1825" - a later issue to be sure, unnoticed by the bibliographers, but beautifully and fully colored, in an exquisite binding of the period First edition. Folio. Designed, engraved and written by W.H. Pyne. 60 hand- colored engraved aquatint plates. Full contemporary straight-grained burgundy morocco, wide gilt greek key borders, gilt spine, a.e.g. Beautiful copy. Abbey Life 430; Tooley 388; Colas 2447 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ein Araber (Mameluck?) mit seinem Hengst.

      . Lith. v. Fr. Delpech n. Carle Vernet, um 1825, 32 x 40 Blattgr. 44 x 60. Sehr schönes Blatt nach Carle Vernet, das Delpech dann lithographierte. Minimal fleckig.

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        Deceveir . - Ein gesatteltes Pferd stehend (im Hintergrund ein gallopierender Reiter, der ein weiteres Pferd führt).

      . Lithographie v. Fr. Delpech n. Carle Vernet, um 1825, 34 x 47 (Blattgr. 44 x 60,7). Sehr schönes Blatt nach Carle Vernet, das Delpech dann lithographierte. Minimal fleckig.

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        Fält Artillerie Kongl. Svea Artillerie Regemente.

      [Stockholm] Ritadt af C. Wetterling. Stentr. af C. Müller. [1825] - Folio. (45 x 85 cm.) Hand coloured lithograph. Blue passe partout. Gilt frame 60 x 98 cm. A plate in beautiful hand coloring from the famous work "Kongl. Svenska Arméens Uniformer", (The Uniforms of the Royal Swedish army) by Adolf Schützercrantz. An early swedish lithographic plate book. The present plate is one of the two classic fold out lithographs in the book. The book is a great rarity and loose plates are very scarce, especially the fold outs. Adolf Schützercrantz was an officer, sketch artist, lithographer and painter. He specialized in military scenes and landscape views. The plates were printed by Carl Müller, who introduced commercial lithography in Sweden with Ludwig Fehr in 1818. The image was drawn by the painter Alexander Clemens Wetterling, before his stay in Italy where he spent several years along with other swedish artists, such as Hjalmar Mörner and Carl Jacob Lindström. The french artist Vernet was at this time head of the french art academy in Rome and became friend with Wetterling who was heavily influenced by the excellence of Vernet. Wetterling is a pioneer in swedish lithography, and a well known caricature artist. Rare. Folds partly repaired. The left fold with some small damage and a repired four centimeter tear into the image. A ten centimeter tear in the lower margin and two very short ters. Still in nice condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Türnitz

      . Lehenrotte. Altkolorierte Lithographie v. Scheth n. B. de Ben aus Darnaut "Kirchliche Topographie von Österreich" Wien 1825, 10,5 x 15 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 135, 1.Abt. 6. Bd. 22.- Sehr selten; älteste u. einzige gedruckte Ortsansicht !

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        Autograph letter signed to Michael Faraday

      Manchester, 1825. To Michael Faraday, Regarding Faraday's Discovery of BenzeneHenry, William (1774-1836). Autograph letter signed to Michael Faraday (1791-1867). Manchester, Dec. 6, 1825. 1 page plus portion of address leaf containing Henry's autograph direction to Faraday, the whole mounted on a larger leaf with a handwritten caption at the foot. Light soiling to address portion, otherwise fine.From the noted British chemist William Henry, enunciator of "Henry's Law" of the solubility of gases and author of Elements of Experimental Chemistry (1801 & 10 subsequent eds.), the most popular and successful English-language chemistry textbook of its day; to Michael Faraday, one of the most influential scientists in history, whose investigations of electricity and magnetism established the basis for the electromagnetic field concept in physics and formed the foundation of electric motor technology. Faraday was also one of the most famous chemists of his time, with most of his major discoveries in chemistry being accomplished in the 1820s. The letter, concerning Faraday's discovery of benzene in 1825, reads as follows:"My dear Sir, Although the vol. of Phil. Trans. containing your paper on the compounds of Carbon and Hydrogen is not yet published, and will probably be anticipated by my new edition, yet I presume there can be nothing inconsistent with the laws or usages of the Royal Society, if I give an abstract of it in my forthcoming edition. This I shall as before introduce into an Appendix, unless I hear to the contrary from you. But if any objection strikes you, I must beg the favour of you to write by an early post, otherwise I will not put you to the trouble of a letter on the subject. Believe me, Dear Sir, Yours most faithfully, Willm. Henry."Henry is referring here to Faraday's "On new compounds of carbon and hydrogen, and on certain other products obtained during the decomposition of oil by heat" (Philosophical Transactions [1825]: 440-66), in which Faraday announced his successful isolation of benzene (C6H6), which he named "bi-carburet of hydrogen." It would appear that Henry did indeed get Faraday's permission to abstract the 1825 paper, as an account of Faraday's researches in this area appears in the eleventh edition of Henry's Elements of Experimental Chemistry (1829). Williams, Michael Faraday, p. 108.

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        On a peculiar defect in the eye... With: On the figure of the earth. 2 offprints

      London: Nichol, 1825-1826. Airy, George Biddell (1801-92). On a peculiar defect in the eye, and a mode of correcting it. Offprint from Trans. Cambridge Phil. Soc. [2], 5, [1]pp. London: J. Smith, 1825. Bound with: On the figure of the earth. Offprint from Philosophical Transactions [2], 31, [1]pp. London: W. Nicol, 1826. Together 2 items, 4to. Modern gray boards. Faint scattered foxing, otherwise fine. Bookplate of Jerry Donin. First Separate Editions of both papers. Airy, Britain's Astronomer Royal from 1835 to 1881, was the first to devise a sphereocylindrical lens for correcting astigmatism, a condition from which he himself suffered in his left eye. Airy's method is still used today. "Astigmatism was not known until [Thomas] Young discovered it in his own eyes in 1801 and correction for it was not available until 1827 [sic] when Airy designed the first lens for correction of astigmatism" (Gorin, Hist. Ophthalmology, p. 41). DSB. Hirschberg 11-1a, pp. 198-201.

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        DECAMERONE DI MESSER GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO

      Londra, Pickering, 1825. In-16 gr. (mm. 187x112), 3 voll., bella legat. coeva in p. marocch. verde, eleganti cornici a secco e oro ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro, dentelles dorate ai risg. (con impresso in oro: ?"Gregory (Booksellers to the Queen, Bath?"), tagli dorati, pp. (6),CXXXV,228; (4),229-586; (4),587-967; con un ritratto del Boccaccio (da un disegno di Raffaello) inc. in rame da W.H. Worthington e 10 affascinanti tavv. inc. in rame da Augusto Fox su disegni di T. Stothard . L'opera è introdotta dal "Discorso storico sul testo del Decamerone" di Ugo Foscolo, dedicato a Roger Wilbraham, l'amico fedele. "Edizione originale" del "Discorso storico" di Foscolo. Cfr. Mazzolà 52: ?"Esiste anche la variante senza illustrazioni?" - Acchiappati "Raccolta foscoliana",II,119: ?"L'edizione, curata nei minimi dettagli, è elegantissima?" - Ottolini,367 la colloca erroneamente fra le opere uscite nel 1826 - Bacchi della Lega, p. 58. Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        I PROMESSI SPOSI Storia milanese del secolo XVII scoperta e rifatta da Alessandro Manzoni.

      Milano, Ferrario, 1825-1826. In-8 p. (mm. 215 x 132), 3 voll., mz. pelle coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso (uno con spacco a una cerniera interna), pp. (4),352; (4),368; (4),416,(2 di Errata). "Editio princeps" del più celebre e fortunato romanzo della letteratura italiana. Cfr. Parenti "Bibliogr. Manzoniana", 33: "E' questa l?'edizione principe..; essa è molto ricercata da amatori perchè rara e dai critici vien pure ricercata pei così detti lombardismi che vi si contengono. Benchè l'ediz. porti la data 1825 ai primi due volumi e 1826 al terzo, effettivamente la stampa fu compiuta soltanto nel giugno del 1827?" - Salveraglio,21 - Vismara, 1 - Fumagalli, p. 531 - Giujusa,I,1. Con qualche lieve alone o fiorit.; due macchiette a p. 57 del 1° vol., ma di certo un buon esemplare marginoso con barbe.

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        Kleine Hausapotheke, ein Geschenk für Eheleute.

      Breslau, Pelz (1825 oder 1831).. 2 Bde. 2 Bl., 24 S.; 2 Bll., 24 S. Hübsche Pappbde. d. Zt. mit Pappschuber d. Zt. 4 x 8 cm.. Callisen XXII, 234, 1569 (mit Jahresangabe 1831); kein Exemplar über KVK lokalisierbar, allerdings findet sich ein Reprint von 1925 unter dem Titel "Kleine Hausapotheke für Eheleute und solche, die es werden möchten [Den Gästen d. "Dresden-Fahrt des B-V. D. B.]", eine zum hundertjährigen Bestehen des Börsenvereins aufgelegten Festgabe für die Teilnehmer der "Dresden-Fahrt". Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek bemerkt dazu "Die erste Ausg. erschien 1825 in Breslau". - Das erste Bändchen mit dem Nebentitel "24 Recepte für den Mann", dementsprechend enthält das zweite "24 Recepte für Frauen" - jeweils gereimte Vierzeiler, die Ratschläge für ein gedeihliches Zusammenleben enthalten; so wird u. a. den Frauen geraten, dem am morgen noch im Bette liegenden Gatten Kaffee zu servieren, aber auch den Männern empfohlen, für Modewünsche der Angetrauten ein offenes Portemonnaie zu haben. - Gering berieben und minimal fleckig. Gutes Exemplar des sehr seltenen Kuriosums im ungewöhnlichem Format!

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        Het Leven en de Daden der Beromde Vaderlandsche Zeehelden Marten Herbertsz. Tromp, Luitenant Admiraal van Holland en Westvviesland ... en Jakob Baanderheer van en tot Wessenaar, Heer van Opdam, Luitenant Admiraal Generaal van Holland en Westvviesland

      Deventer: A.J. van den Signhorst. 1825. First. 12mo. 202, [1]pp. Engraved portraits of both subjects. Text in Dutch. Original blue paper printed doubled wraps. Slight sunning on the spine, very near fine. From the library of Barbara Kline Johnson. A beautiful copy. OCLC locates ten copies (over three records, all but one in the Netherlands. .

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        Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1816, 1820 & 1824. With original instructions for the perfect preservation of birds, etc. for cabinets of natural history.

      London, J. Mawman, 1825,. gr. in-4to, 1 ff. + frontispiece (foxing) + VII + 326 p., 2 ill. in-text, some light foxing, small legacy-stamp 'Dr. Guggisberg', contemporary half-leather. Spine on 5 bands, gilt, renewed to style (late 19th or early 20th).. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        A History of Shrewsbury ( Shropshire ) in Two Volumes

      Harding Lepard and Co, Finsbury Square, London 1825 - Bound in half vellum bindings with blue cloth covered boards, this is a large paper copy of this classic history of the county town of Shropshire, well-illustrated with plates and engravings within the text, the bindings have some signs of wear with a stain to the vellum on the spine of volume 2, with some surface scratch marks to both volume else the bindings are in good solid condition, internally books are well illustrated with over 90 engravings, foxing to endpapers, some creasing to opening few pages of volume 1, marks to a few pages only else contents to both volumes generally nice and clean. These are large and very heavy volumes which will require extra shipping costs above the standard quote, please enquire for rates to your country [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trial of the Rev Alexander Fletcher, A M before the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Sense, and a Special Jury

      London: Printed for Knight and Lacey, Paternoster-Row, 1825. Modern 3/4 polished calf, rubbed, but still pretty

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        Durch einen hiesigen Lehrer-Verein zum Druck befördert.

      Strassburg, Levrault, 1825. Small-8vo. pp. (4), 46, and 37 lithographed plates. Original printed boards (a bit rubbed and stained). An anonymously published work on the poisonous plants of the Elsas.

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        Amer.Set. Partie de la Nouvelle Bretagne. No. 32.

      Bruxelles 1825 - An uncommon map of South Alberta. The map clearly shows the location of Fort Edmonton and other major establishment. From the first atlas of the World on an uniform scale. If assembled as a globe gores forms a very large globe., Size : 470x563 (mm), 18.5x22.125 (Inches), Hand Colored

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