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        Narrative of an Expedition to the Source of St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods, Performed in the Year 1823

      London, 1825 - London: George B. Whittaker. 2 v. : pl. + carte ; 8vo. Quarter bound in contemporary brown calf skin leather. Corners bound. Red Morocco spine labels. Gilt lettering along spines. Marbled boards. Beige endpapers. Clean, unmarked pages. Minor toning to edges. Profusely illustrated.Narrative of an Expedition to the Source of the St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods chronicles the journey as ordered by the Honorable J. C. Calhoun the Secretary of War at the time in 1823 to explore the west to the St. Peter's River, what is now the Minnesota River. The book was compiled by William H. Keating who was the geologist for the expedition.A bright, clean set in exceptional condition. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, etc

      London: George B. Whittaker, 1825. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown boards rebacked. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 278 pages. 30 x 23.5 cm. Four hand-colored (by C. Hullmandel), three folding, and 18 black and white plates -- "Sections, Views, Costumes, and Zoological figures." Bowditch while undertaking a trigonometric survey of the Gambia region died during this effort. His wife, Sarah Bowdich completed the work, adding: "I. A narrative of the continuance of the voyage to its completion, together with the subsequent occurrences from Mr. Bowdich's arrival in Africa to the period of this death. II. A description of the English settlements on the River Gambia. III. Appendix: containing zoological and botanical descriptions, and translations from the Arabic." ABBEY TRAVEL 194. COLAS 418. Minor soiling, some offsetting on title page, scattered damp staining bottom fore-edge corners, early owner inscription.

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        THE GOOD CHILD'S BOOK OF STOPS: Or, Punctuation in Verse. Embellished with Twelve Coloured Engravings

      Dean & Munday.and A. K. Newman & Co, London 1825 - pp. 31 [1] ; last page blank. [i.e. 16 leaves - and complete] Printed on one side of each page only, the printed pages face each other with the pagination including the blank pages. Hand-coloured frontispiece plate with 11 further hand-coloured engravings. The outer printed wrappers are missing but the inner ones are present with the publisher's advertisement for 'Juvenile prize books and presents' on inside front, and back printed wrappers (essentially it would seem that the covers have de-laminated with the subsequent loss of the outer part) Contents good with some general reading wear, corner tips folded-over, a little marginal loss to page 6 but not affecting text or image. The blank outer wraps are a little stained, the spine being hand-stitched in later? thread. A good copy, but given it's fragile nature and its juvenile audience, it is remarkably good. Price one-shilling. Size: 12mo (11 x 18cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Som Ni Behagar. Skadespel / Ofversattning Af Joh. Henr. Thomander - ['As You like it - Swedish, 1825]

      Stockholm 1825 - Description: 180 p. ; 8vo. Subjects: Thomander, Joh. Henr. Shakespeare, William 1564-1616. A very good copy in quarter calf over marble boards, gilt-tooling to spine, and gilt-blocked, red title-label. Green mottled edges. Some usual age spotting internally. Otherwise remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp. 1 Kg. 180 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des livres, imprimes et manuscrits, composant la bibliotheque de feu M. Louis-Mathieu Langles

      Paris: J.-S. Merlin. 1825. First. First edition. Octavo: [4], xviii, 558 pp. 21 cm. Without the price list and index of authors. Text in French. A good copy in contemporary half morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. An auction catalogue of the library formed by Louis Mathieu Langles (1763-1824), one of the leading scholars of his day and conservator of the oriental manuscripts at the Bibliotheque Nationale. Scarce. .

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        Manuel complet du jardinier maraicher, pepinieriste, botaniste, fleuriste et paysagiste. Avec un grand nombre de figures.

      Paris, Rousselon 1825-28.. 4 Bände und Supplement. 21 x 13,5 cm. VIII, 496 S.; 599 S.; 617 S.; 725 S., [1] Bl., [1] S, S. X - XL; 4 S. Verlagsanzeigen, VIII, 103 S. Mit lithogr. Porträt-Frontispiz und 25 lithographierten Tafeln (num 1-13 in Bd 1 und 1-12 in Bd. 2). Zeitgenössisches Halbleder mit zwei farbigen Lederrückenschildchen und einem Papierschildchen, dezente Rückenvergoldung.. Edition originale peu commune de ce traite d'horticulture tres complet et fort bien documente. Elle contient un portrait de l'auteur par Nargeot d'apres C. Bourgeois et 25 planches gravees representant chacune plusieurs figures de serres, d'instruments de jardinage, de greffes et de systemes de taille. Bel exemplaire, bien complet du Supplement N° 1, paru en 1828 (le Supplement N° 2 ne semble pas avoir ete publie avant la deuxieme edition du Manuel, donnee en 1835!). Louis Claude Noisette (1772- 1849), botaniste et agronome francais, fils de Joseph Noisette, jardinier du comte de Provence, futur Louis XVIII. " Pendant quelques annees, il accumule un peu d'argent pour fonder en 1806, avec ses freres, un etablissement botanique, afin de collectionner toutes les plantes remarquables de l'epoque. Il y possedait notamment une riche collection de roses. Louis Claude Noisette devient alors celebre dans toute l'Europe. En Autriche, le prince Nicolas II Esterhazy fait appel a lui pour la plantation de ses vastes domaines On doit egalement a Noisette l'introduction et la premiere culture en France d'un grand nombre de plantes rares d'Amerique et des Indes. Pour ces raisos, il est nomme chevalier de la Legion d'honneur le 8 mai 1840. " (WIKIPEDIA).

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        Die Auster und die Austernwirthschaft. Berlin, Wiegandt, Hempel and Parey, 1877. 8vo. With full-page wood-engraved map and 9 wood-engravings in text. Original publisher's cloth.

      BMC NH, p. 1327; DSB IX, pp. 431-432; not in Ekama. Surprisingly rare first edition of a great classic in ecology by Karl August Möbius (1825-1908). Although nominally devoted to oysters, comparing oyster beds and oyster fishing in several regions (the Waddenzee is discussed in several chapters) and discussing the practical implications of introducing new beds on the German coasts, the book is best known and most important for Möbius's view of the oyster beds as an entire ecosystem, a revolutionary idea in 1877. Its influence can still be felt today, and it is still used for the study of coastal ecosystems. Nordenskiöld calls Möbius "the pioneer in this field . . . he has created the modern system and methodics of oecology" (The History of Biology, 1929, p. 559). A. Thienemann, W.N. Sukacev and A. Tansley were clearly influenced by Möbius, an influence also apparent in more recent works by Ally, Dajoz, and Odum.Bookplate inside front cover. Very good copy, binding only very slightly rubbed.

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        The Town of Lanark

      Smith, Elder & Co, London 1825 - Hand-coloured aquatint, 'drawn on the spot by I. Clark'. In excellent condition with the exception of some creasing in the lower left corner of sheet. A few tiny tears on the bottom margin. Crease along top right corner. Bottom right corner has been expertly mended and infilled. Trimmed within the platemark on all sides. Image size: 15 3/16 x 22 1/8 inches. An important topographical view of Robert Owen's New Lanark factory complex in Scotland, with Lanark, the county town of the county of Lanarkshire, visible in the background, from John Clark's 'Views in Scotland' There is some debate as to who executed this stunning print. There is no reference which identifies the author of this view, but there is some indication that it is the work of the celebrated painter John Heaviside Clark (1770-1863). Born in Scotland, Clark exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy between 1801 and 1832. He was primarily a landscape and marine painter, but he also produced a number of fine aquatints, which exhibit his exceptional talents as an engraver. Known as "Waterloo Clark" for his early sketches of the battle of Waterloo, he was a painter of some repute across the British Isles, and his beautiful views remain some of the most attractive images of the English countryside. A contemporary gazetteer describes New Lanark as follows 'a large and handsome manufacturing village, situated on the right bank of the Clyde, about 1 mile above the town of Lanark. It is the creation of the late philanthropic David Dale, who, in 1784, feued [sic] the site of the mills and village. The first mill was begun in 1785: since then various extensions have been made, until it is now the most extensive cotton manufacturing establishment in the county. About 1,400 of the inhabitants are employed directly by the mills. The majority of the present inhabitants are descendants of the original settlers collected from various parts of the Highlands. Mr. Dale was succeeded in the management of the mills by his son-in-law, Mr. Robert Owen, whose projects for the regeneration of the social system of mankind have made his name, and that of the village in which he first attempted to carry them out, notorious in the kingdom. In 1827 he ceased to have any connection with these works.' (Fullarton [publisher's] A Gazetteer of the World 1856, IV, p.638) Cf. Abbey Scenery 489; cf. Prideaux p.331;Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, vol 3, p. 676.

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        Travels in Brazil, in 1815, 1816, and 1817.

      Richard Phillips, London 1825 - 8vo, blank, folding plate, pp iv, 111, and 8 other plates, -- three all together are folding. The folding frontispiece is in aguatint. The first edition of this appeared in German in 3 vols. in 1820/21. An English translation of the first part of that work appeared in 1820; this is the second issue; the other volumes and atlas were never translated into English. This edition not in Sabin. Prince Maximilian's grand tour of the New World included North America, with Karl Bodmer as the expedition's artist, as well as this tour of Brazil. Contemporary half crimson morocco, apparently rebacked over original marbled boards. Very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoir, Prepared at Request of Committee of Common Council of NY, and Presented to Mayor Celebration of Canals Completion

      W.A Davis NY Corporation, New York 1825 - Small Quarto, 408pp., Gilt lettered and decorated leather spine. Marbled paper covered boards and marbled end papers. Some scuffs on leather 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. Original binding. Many folding maps and facsimile documents. Some old newspaper clippings laid inside and pages darkened by them. A few old tape repairs to some of the folding documents. At the back of the book are eight facsimiles of letters (folded) from John Adams, Jefferson, James Monroe, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Gen. Lafayette and others. First edition. Howes C-562; American Imprints 20118. One of the first recorded American books illustrated with lithographs. An extremely important book documenting the greatest feat in early American engineering history. The Erie Canal which connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean, among some 400 miles or more of canal-building, first proposed in 1699, was formally begun in 1819 and opened opened on October 26, 1825. This copy has a mounted presentation label and was given to Isaac Leggett Varian (New York, New York, June 25, 1793 - Peekskill, New York, August 10, 1864) was a New York state legislator and later on, a Mayor of New York. He also led Tammany Hall from 1835 until 1842. Includes an invitation for a steamboat ride in celebration of the opening. Most unusual association copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observations on Penal Jurisprudence...Part III

      1825. Companion to Roscoe's Observations on Penal Jurisprudence Roscoe, William [1753-1831]. Observations on Penal Jurisprudence, And the Reformation of Criminals: Part III. Containing Further Remarks on the Opinions of the Edinburgh Reviewers; On the Society for Prison Discipline; On the General penitentiary at Milbank; And on the State of Prisons in America: Being an Attempt to Demonstrate the Necessity of Adopting an Improved System of Criminal Jurisprudence. With an Appendix, Containing the Latest Reports of the State Prisons at New York &c. London: Printed by J. M'Creary for T. Cadell, 1825. [iv], 119, [1], 91 pp. Octavo (5-3/4" x 9"). Contemporary quarter sheep over gray paper boards, paper spine label, untrimmed edges. Light spotting and rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to backstrip, front board partially detached but secure, rear hinge cracked, corners bumped Author presentation inscription to Gulian Verplanck to front free endpaper. Light foxing in a few places, interior otherwise fresh. * Only edition. The early nineteenth century was a watershed period in the history of penology. Many important contributions were made at this time by such luminaries as Bentham, Lieber, Livingston and Tocqueville. Roscoe's work was equally important. Believing that retribution should play no part in criminal jurisprudence, he advocated milder punishments, believing they would reform the criminal. He outlined these ideas in Observations on Penal Jurisprudence, And the Reformation of Criminals (1819). He elaborated them, and responded to critics, in two later volumes: Further Observations on Penal Reform (1823) and Observations on Penal Jurisprudence...Part III (1825). Verplanck [1786-1870] was a prominent member of the New York Bar and an important reformer. He served four terms in the U.S. Congress, where he was chairman of the Ways and Means committee. OCLC locates 3 individual copies and 9 copies bound with Roscoe's other volumes. Not in Sweet & Maxwell. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 21:1106.

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        Op. 67] Sinfonie pour 2 violons, 2 violes, violoncelle et contre-violon [etc.]. Oeuv. 67. No. 5 des sinfonies

      Leipzig : B&H, PN 1329, [Abzug ca. 1825?] - Stimmen (INKOMPLETT). Einige Stimmen mit Randverstärkungen. Titel mit Bibliothekstempel rechts oben und leicht wasserrandig. Manche Stimmen (leicht) wasserrandig u. mit Biblioptheksstempeln und/oder Blaustift-Eintragungen. 2 Stimmen fehlen: Fagotto 2do. und Trombone di basso. In Fotopie ergänzt. Spätere Auflage der Erstausgabe. 3. Auflage mit nach dem 4. Takt eingeschobenen Fermaten-Takt und die 2 Vla-Korrekturen.

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        Le Dernier Chant Du Pelerinage D'Harold

      A Bruxelles: Chez Renaudiere Fils Aine et Cie, 1825-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. Bound in modern green quarter cloth. Contemporary marbled boards. Gilt lettering and tooling to spine.Good binding and cover. Wear to marbled boards. Clean, unmarked pages. Scattered foxing throughout. Ships daily. <br><br> After Byron&#39;s death in 1824, Alphonse de Lamartine, wrote the Last Song of Harold&#39;s Pilgrimage to complete Byron&#39;s unfinished epic. It was also an attempt as melding the character, Harold&#39;s last days and death, with the recent passing of Byron and his time in Greece.

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        Göthe's Philosophie. Eine vollständige, systematisch geordnete Zusammenstellung seiner Ideen über Leben, Liebe, Ehe, Freundschaft, Erziehung, Religion, Moral, Politik, Literatur, Kunst und Natur; aus seinen sämmtlichen poetischen und wissenschaftlichen Werken. Herausgegeben, und mit einer Charakteristik Göthe's begleitet.

      Nestler,, Hamburg, 1825 - 7 in 4 Bde. Hamburg, Nestler, 1825 - 1826. 12°. XXXVII, 238, XIV, 269, XII, 360, XVI, 320, XVI, 372, XVI, 382, X, 498 "(Göthe's Lebensgeschichte; dargestellt von Professor Dr. Schütz") S. Halbleder - Einbände der Zeit. Farbschnitt. Marmorierte Einbandbezüge. Kanten berieben, Kanten bestoßen, Rücken ob. Kapitale von Bd. 2 und Bd. 3 etwas ausgefranzt. (s. Foto). Dem Alter entsprechend doch noch wohlerhaltene Ausgabe in zeitgenössischem Einband. Sprache: de Kanten berieben, Kanten bestoßen, Rücken ob. Kapitale von Bd. 2 und Bd. 3 etwas ausgefranzt. (s. Foto). Dem Alter entsprechend doch noch wohlerhaltene Ausgabe in zeitgenössischem Einband. Halbleder - Einbände der Zeit. Farbschnitt. Marmorierte Einbandbezüge. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Half A Dozen Hints on Picturesque Domestic Architecture, in a Series of Designs for Gate Lodges, Gamekeepers' Cottages, and Other Rural Residences.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1825 - Folio. Original brown boards, printed paper label to cover. Occasional mild foxing, boards rubbed with a few small marks, significant loss of backing to spine. 12 engraved plates. Penciled ownership signature to front free endpaper, pen signature to title page. First edition, first impression of the author's first book, a pattern-book of "fanciful estate buildings in the 'Olde English' style" with lithographs by the author (OED). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Louis XVIII & Napoléon dans les Champs Elysées

      Ponthieu, Paris 1825 - Louis XVIII & Napoleon in the Elysées Fields. ~ Mongellaz Fanny Burnier, lady of (1798-1830). ~ A Paris, Ponthieu, 1825 ~ In-8, 214 pp., half-chevrette green with small corners, smooth back threaded gold, green maroquiné paper dishes, gilded net framing the dishes, back smoothes decorated with double gilded nets, title in gilded letters, tr. jonquil. ~ Fany Burnier, lady of Mongellaz, niece of the Burnier-Fontenelle Abbot, senior of the Faculty of Theology of Paris. ~ Source: Count Moritz von Dietrichstein, tutor of the Eaglet. ~ It is into 1815 that Maurice Dietrichstein (1775-1864) left his functions of officer in the Austrian army to become the tutor of the duke of Reichstadt. One entrusted to him thereafter the direction of the imperial Library of Vienna. Curious spirit, it dealt not only of sciences and literature, but also composed of the Lieder, the dances and the minuets. ~ Elegant specimen in binding of time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON RAIL-ROADS AND CARRIAGES, SHOWING THE PRINCIPLES OF ESTIMATING THEIR STRENGTH, PROPORTIONS, EXPENSE, AND ANNUAL PRODUCE.

      E. Bliss and E. White, New York 1825 - Lengthy title continues .AND THE CONDITIONS WHICH RENDER THEM EFFECTIVE, ECONOMICAL, AND DURABLE; WITH THE THEORY, EFFECT, AND EXPENSE OF STEAM CARRIAGES, STATIONARY ENGINES, AND GAS MACHINES. Most early railroad knowledge in the United States came from reprints of British editions such as this. 184 pages with index and illustrated by four engravings and numerous usefull tables. All plates present. Taggart: Hopkins Railway Library, pg 18a. Leading and bottom page edges untrimmed. Rebound in green quarter leather and light green paper covered boards. Lettering on spine in gilt. Owner's name on title page. Foxing on initial and final pages. A very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Land Board Eastern District Cornwall manuscript document

      Upper Canada Government, Cornwall 1825 - 12.5" x 8", near fine condition.Land Board Eastern District Cornwall manuscript document[Front of document]Ld. B. E.D.For reportOriginal authorities forwarded to York6th Aug. 1825No. 1 not approved of., [verso]Land Board Eastern District Cornwall6th Aug. 1825Return of location of lands now vacant and grantable submitted for the approval of His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor [ie, Sir Peregrine Maitland] at York.No.1: Names of Applicants, Eliza McDonell of Cornwall, wife of Donald McDonell, Esq., Lt. Col. Of the Glengarry Militia, & daughter of the late ensign Ranald McDonell, of Cornwall, UE Loyalist. Lot 24, 200 acres, 1st Concession, Osgoode Township. A difficulty appears on the location. By the plan in the office, Daniel Truesdell is located on the Broken Front of Lot 24 taking in so much of the said lot in the 1st Concession as makes up 200 acres---thereby leaving a residue to the said lot 24 in the 1st Concession of about 136 acres only.No. 2: Delia Anderson, of Cornwall, spinster daughter of Joseph Anderson, Esq., of the same place, UE Loyalist. No. 26, 200 acres, 7th Concession, do. [ie, Osgoode Township.] Clear of difficulty.No. 3: John Mattice of Osnabruck, son of Adam Mattice of Cornwall, a UE Loyalist. No. 11, 200 acres, 2nd Concession, Russell Township. Clear of difficulty.SGO, 25th Aug. 1825. For the Surv. Genl., [signed] S. [=Samuel] Ridout, Jos. Anderson, G. Wood.His Excellency the Lt. Governor is pleased to confirm the locations Nos. 2 & 3.Govít House, 26th Aug. 1825.By Command, [signed] Hillier [=George Hillier.] ?The process for Land Grants in Upper Canada was greatly impacted by the influx of the United Empire Loyalists form the 1780's and on. A British-style settlement, complete with a balanced constitution, common law and free and non-military earned land tenure. Land granting was considered the first business of government and this document is thus an important and informative original source one signed by prominent Upper Canadians in 1825, George Hiller and Samuel Ridout regarding land grants in the Cornwall district.Samuel Ridout (b. 1778; d. 1855). Son of Thomas Ridout. Sheriff of the Home District from 1815-1827 and Registrar of Deeds. He sat on the board of the British America Fire & Life Assurance Company and in 1824, 1827, 1829, 1834 and 1838 was Director of the Bank of Upper CanadaHILLIER, Major GEORGE,Sir Peregrine Maitland, was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada, in 1818 and George Hillier (a military friend of Maitland whom he served with in Europe) took up duties as his civil secretary.Hillier was also Maitlandís chief counsellor. His position was the more important because Maitland, in spite of his personal and physical remoteness, exercised his full authority over every detail of his administration. Hillierís position entailed no formal power but offered great possibilities for wielding influence. Depending upon a number of circumstances ñ ability, force of personality, intimacy with the lieutenant governor, and mastery of detail.

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        Das Elsass. Neue historisch - topographische Beschreibung der beiden Rhein - Departemente.

      Johann Heinrich Heitz,, Strasburg, 1825 - 3 Bde. ( 2 Bde. und 1 Supplemnet - Band). Strasburg, Johann Heinrich Heitz, 1825 - 1828. 8°. XXII, VIII, 418, VI, 362 S. mit 9 Abbildungen 2 Landkarten und 1 Plane. IV, 136, 150 S. (Supplement). Blaue Pappbände der Zeit mit jeweils rotem und braunem, goldgepr. RSchildchen. Rotschnitt. Kanten berieben, Papier teils stockfleckig. (s. Foto). Originalausgabe. Sprache: ger/deu Kanten berieben, Papier teils stockfleckig. (s. Foto). Blaue Pappbände der Zeit mit jeweils rotem und braunem, goldgepr. RSchildchen. Rotschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Das Elsass. Neue historisch-topographische Beschreibung der beiden Rhein-Departemente

      Heiß Johann Heinrich 1825 - Deux volumes, 1825. Demi-basane d'époque pièces de titre rouge et tomaison verte. Vol I : XVI, 172 pp., un frontispice, une carte dépliante, 3 planches une carte dépliante de Strasbourg, VIII & 172 pp. 3 planches. Vol II page 173 à 418 3 planches dont une dépliante, & le supplément 150 pp. contient des listes de minéraux et animaux en alsacien et français ; Rousseurs et petites épidermures, une épidermure importante sur le deuxième volume, bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1825 VERY EARLY HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL DETAILING THE BUSINESS AND TRAVELS OF MOSES L. ODGEN ON THE DELAWARE RIVER

      Tompkins, Delaware DE 1825 - On offer is a remarkable historical journal with many dates the earliest of which is 1825. It begins with the heading: "A bill of the Delawrae River", and lists what research suggests to be stops and business along the the Delaware River waterway. There are hundreds of names, with the dates and amounts collected from each individual. Some coded references. There are also mentions of loans, the nature of the loans and when satisfied. Though a primitive work there are numerous references to Moses L. Ogden as his family was prominent to the Delaware area from pre-Revolutionary times. We believe besides some mentions of the lumber purchases and sales that Mr. Ogden collected taxes. Delaware historians will have a grand time completing the research on this journal. Book measures 4" x 6.5", is leatherbound (very dry) and the inner pages are linen. Overall condition is good. Most of the 34 leaves are clean and clear, some age-toning. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DELL' APERTURA DI UN CANALE NAVIGABILE che dall' Adriatico a traverso dell' Italia sbocchi per due parti nel Mediterraneo dell'

      Contedini,, Roma, 1825 - in-4, pp. IV, 45, (2), leg. in c. dec. Con 2 tavv. in rame rip. raff. la topogr. del territorio con evidenziati il percorso del canale. [469]

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        Altenburgisches Gesangbuch nebst Gebeten

      Altenburg: Herzogl. Sächs. Hofbuchbruderen, 1825.

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        A Picturesque Tour of the island of Jamaica, from drawings made in the years 1820 and 1821.

      Hurst and Robinson, London 1825 - Folio (319 x 230 mm). [2], 16 pages. 21 hand-colored aquatint plates, engraved by Sutherland, Clarke, or Fielding after Hakewill's drawings, each followed by a leaf of letterpress text. "Spring Garden" plate watermarked 1822, "Kingston and Port Royal" and "Bridge over White River" plates watermarked 1832, remaining plates without visible watermarks. Original purple-brown cloth, original gilt paper title label on backstrip (corners bumped, slight fraying to edges). Provenance: from the library of the noted American Indian art collector Paul Peralta-Ramos. FIRST EDITION of a beautiful color plate book of Jamaican views, originally issued in parts from 1824 to 1825. "The author-artist was an English architect who resided in the colony for two years. The introduction presents slavery and moral conditions among the islanders who were, of course, his patrons, in a favorable light" (Ragatz). The introductory text consists of an historical sketch of the island, and a list of views drawn by Hakewill, of which a selection was included in the publication. The aquatints depict various major buildings and landmarks in Jamaica, as well as several views of prominent estates owned by the British aristocracy. This copy contains unrecorded later strikes of at least two of the plates, on paper watermarked J. Whatman / Turkey Mill, dated 1832. The copy is exceptionally fine, free of the usual foxing and with bright, fresh coloring. Abbey,Travel, 683; Prideaux, p. 338; Tooley ("a charming colour plate book that has become quite scarce and valuable"), 240; L. Ragatz, Guide for the Study of British Caribbean History 1763-1834. p. 225. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Sociey of London. Four volumes [for the Years 1824 - 1829]

      London The Zoological Society of London 1825. VG : in very good condition without dust jackets. Some creasing, marking and corner tears to four pages of volume three First Edition Brown hardback half-leather cover on marbled boards 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 601pp; 582pp; 627pp; 536pp. Ninety one plates, including many finely hand-coloured lithographs bound into the rear of each volume.

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        System der Urweltlichen Pflanzenthiere Durch Diagnose, Analyse, und Abbildung der Geschlechter

      J.C.B. Mohr, Heidelberg 1825 - Folio. 47, [1]pp. 7 oversize folding plates. Original publisher's green paste-paper boards. Spine perished, corners rubbed and edgeworn, foxing throughout. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        System der urweltlichen Pflanzenthiere

      Heidelberg, Mohr, 1825.. durch Dianose, Analyse und Abbildun der Geschlechter erläutert. Mit 7 lithographischen Tafeln, IV, 47 Seiten (Textteil mit 25 Blatt weißen Papiers durchschossen), marmorierter Pappband der Zeit, 34 x 22 cm,. Einband etwas berieben und bestossen.

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        The Life of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians and Authentic Documents

      London: Payne and Foss, 1825. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. 12mo. xliii, 172pp. Half title present. Modern quarter leather binding of crimson pebbled morocco. Spine in 6 compartments, deep red lettering labels, gilt; red cloth over boards; marbled endpapers. Text block lightly foxed and a closed marginal tear on pp. 43-44 has been expertly repaired so as to be nearly invisible, and with no loss. Aside from this, a very good copy in a lovely binding. Scarce scholarly treatise on the life of King Arthur from early, and notably Welsh, sources. Lowndes, p. 2100. New Arthurian Encyclopedia, pp. 404 and 409.

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        German Scenery From Drawings made in 1820, By Captain Batty, of the Grenadier Guards, F.R.S.

      Rodwell & Martin, London 1825 - Unpaginated. 27 1/2 x 18 1/2 cm. Sixty-two steel plates (with tissue guards), including vignette title and frontispiece, engraved by Heath, Owen, Lacey et al. Plate Index . Bound without letterpress title. Each plate described in English (recto) and French (verso). Batty served with the Grenadier Guards in the campaign of the Western Pyrenees, and at Waterloo. "He was an artist of considerable merit (he published view books of French, German and Welsh Scenery and Scenery of the Rhine, Belgium, and Holland) .all of which have been much esteemed." [see: BRYAN, Vol.I, p.95]. Moderate toning to first few leaves, plates and text generally bright and clean, slight extremity rubbing, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt. Contemporary half red morocco and marbled boards. Aeg. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Record of Orders for Town Charges." TOWN ACCOUNT BOOK. Manuscript on Paper

      1825-1847, New Portland, Massachusetts 1825 - Small 8vo (7.5 x 4.5") pages unnumbered, bound in original quarter calf over plain boards. Contemporary ink on cover, "Record of Orders for Town Charges," Sept. 1, 1825 - Nov. 15, 1847 HIGHLY INTERESTING MANUSCRIPT ACCOUNT BOOK OF THE TOWN NEW PORTLAND, FORMERLY IN MASSACHUSETTS, SUBSEQUENTLY GIFTED BY LEGISLATION TO MAINE, IN COMPENSATION FOR THE BURNING OF FALMOUTH (TODAY KNOWN AS PORTLAND, MAINE) BY THE BRITISH DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. It is of the greatest interest that New Portland, MA (i.e. ME) was first settled by Revolutionary War veterans in 1773; financial records of the early township, the settlers, their children and their grandchildren, appear throughout the present manuscript. It would appear that almost no early records of the town survive, financial or otherwise: thus the present manuscript is of the greatest interest to historians of Massachusetts, Maine, and beyond. The account book is penned in several clear hands, in medium-brown and occasionally blue ink, its chroniclers unnamed but diligent. Many of the town's pioneers as well as local places are named. A few sample entries: "Dec. 5, 1825: Order drawn in favor of S. Gould for advertising 3 petitions and for abatements: $7.00. Jan. 1, 1833: Order in favor of James Spear for rations for himself & a private in his Company & for Elder Hutchins. Mar. 15, 1834: P. Strickland for building School House, $210.00. Mar. 7, 1835: Tobias Churchill for furnishing clothes to Love Butler, a pauper, $6.50. Nov. 13, 1836: James Hutchins for his services as committee on the bridge at Churchill's falls, $5.00 [David Hutchins was the very first settler of the village, in 1783]. Jan. 24, 1843: for damage on acct. of bad roads the present winter, $4.00." Other orders for gun powder, saving bridge timber, "for working highway," "blowing rocks," "chaise & waggon," medical services, "supplies to paupers," "highway taxes," "poll taxes," auctioneers license, retailer license, "school district tax," "paying cash to soldiers," and much, much more. The account book is a veritable mine of original source material concerning the finances of the early pioneers in this area; for instance: "Mar. 22, 1826: Order in favor of Josiah Parker for balance due him on settlement as treasurer, $167.50"). In 1786 Josiah Parker arrived at New Portland from Groton, Mass. He had served in the Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts militia during the Revolutionary, and was honorably discharged at West Point. "He subsequently bore an honorable and arduous part in the affairs of this town" SOURCE: "History of New Portland, Maine, From a Gazetteer of the State of Maine" by Geo. J. Varney, Boston, B.B. Russell, 1886). THE WIRE SUSPENSION BRIDGE: New Portland is famous for its extremely early and largely original Wire Suspension Bridge, believed to be the earliest surviving example in the United States. Scholars and architectural historians disagree about the date of conception, construction, and completion, yet the present account book provides conclusive answers about all of the above. See for instance the orders paid on March 7, 1840 to "John Hansen for plans for the bridge at the falls" and to "John Newall for building abutments under the bridge at the falls." From 1840 to 1847, this account book provides records of exact amounts that were paid to named workers, suppliers, and engineers for construction on the bridge. Interestingly, the greatest number of orders were paid by the town in 1847, specifically July 15, September 10, and September 25, 1847. Marilyn Gorman and Dianne Pease, in their "Bridges of West New Portland" (Maine Memory Record Online) give an insightful history of the New Portland Wire Suspension Bridge. On June 20, 1842 the bridge was opened to traffic, the cost was "$2200." A FASCINATING ENCAPSULATION OF THE BIRTH, HARDSHIPS, FINANCES, AND DOLLAR VALUES OF THIS EARLY MASSACHUSETTS TOWN. Covers scuffed and partially stained, occasional waterstaining inside, overall IN VERY GOOD ANTIQUARIAN [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in South America, During the Years 1819-20-21; Containing an Account of the Present State of Brazil, Buenos Ayres, and Chile.

      John Murray, LONDON 1825 - Two volumes, 8vo. Ayres, and Chile, xii, 373pp. viii, 380pp. [without half-titles] with hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, 2 folding engraved maps hand-coloured in outline, Eight Aquatint plates, [light offsetting] rebound half leather. [Abbey Travel 699; Sabin 9877] Excellent Set. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History of England

      London: G. Cowie and Co, [& 25 others],, 1825. A new edition, with portraits and lives of the authors. 13 volumes, octavo (215 × 136 mm). Contemporary pink half calf, twin morocco labels green, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments, twin rules to marbled paper sides in blind, marbled edges and endpapers. Steel-engraved frontispiece. Twentieth-century bookplate to front pastedowns and small ownership stamp to verso of titles. Spines faded but gilt still bright, endleaves slightly foxed, frontispiece a little offset. An excellent set. A handsomely bound set.

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        Wellenlehre auf Experimente gegründet oder über die Wellen tropfbarer Flüssigkeiten mit Anwendung auf die Schall- und Lichtwellen.

      Gerhard Fleischer, Leipzig 1825 - Halblederband der Zeit mit ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung und rotem Rückenschild, XXVIII, 574 S., 1 Bl. Mit 18 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 2 gefalt. Tabellen. Erste Ausgabe. Darmstaedter 362. DSB 14, 199 ff. u. 203 ff. Garrisson/M. 766. Waller 11451. Der Physiologe Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795-1878) und sein Bruder, der Physiker Wilhelm Weber (1804-1891), untersuchten u. a. in einer selbstgebauten Wellenrinne die Gesetzmäßigkeiten bei der Ausbreitung von Wasserwellen und formulierten auf dieser Basis grundlegende Zusammenhänge der Hydrodynamik. - Dekorativ gebundenes, sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Vorsätze mit Leimschatten in den Ecken. Titel leicht fleckig, mit Stempel. Alter handschriftlicher Vermerk auf dem Vorsatz. 1010 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wellenlehre auf Experimente gegründet oder über die Wellen tropfbarer Flüssigkeiten mit Anwendung auf die Schall- und Lichtwellen. Mit XVIII Kupfertafeln.

      Leipzig, Gerhard Fleischer, 1825. - Brown half leather, gilt. 4 raised bands. Marbled covers. xxviii,574 pp., 1 leaf of errata and 1 fold. table (of 2?) and 18 fold. plates in rear; 24 cm. Edges paper uncut and partly unopened. Text in German. - (1 fold. table missing?, leather sl. rubbed, old convent library stamps, sl. browned, sl. foxed/ damp-stained) Although still very good, see image. First work to apply hydrodynamics to the circulation of the blood. 1200g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        View of the landing at Rangoon of part of the Combined forces from Bengal and Madras, under the Orders of Sir Archd. Campbell, K.C. B. on the 11th of May 1824

      Kingsbury & Co. and Thomas Clay, London 1825 - A beautiful plate from Moore's work "Eighteen Views taken at & Near Rangoon," an important visual record of the Burmese countryside and scenery, and of the war between the Burmese and British in 1824 to 1826. Following Burmese incursions into British held territory in 1821-1823 (including the successful invasion of Assam), the Governor-General, Lord Amherst, declared war on Burma on February 24, 1824. The British were successful in expelling the Burmese from Assam, but Bandula, the ablest of the Burmese generals, repelled a British detachment at Ramu on the Chittagong frontier. In reply, the British sent an expedition of 11,000 men under Major-General Archibald Campbell and ships under Captain Frederick Marryat to attack Rangoon by sea. The expedition resulted in the capture of Rangoon on May 11, 1824, with the Burmese forces fleeing into jungles of Pegu. Meanwhile, Bandula had been recalled and arrived in Rangoon on December 1 with 60,000 men. He was, however, defeated on December 15 and then retreated to Donabew, where, after a brave defence, he was killed in April 1825. On April 25, Campbell captured Prome, the capital of Lower Burma. The fighting continued sporadically throughout the rest of 1825 and into 1826, until a peace treaty was signed on February 24. Joseph Moore was a Lieutenant in the 89th Regiment. Frederick Marryat's involvement in the conflict began in March 1823 when he "commissioned the Larne for service in the East Indies, where he arrived in time to take an active part in the first Burmese war. From May to September 1824 he was senior naval officer at Rangoon, and was officially thanked for his able, gallant, and zealous co-operation with the troops. The very sickly state of the ship obliged him to go to Penang, but by the end of December he was back at Rangoon, and in February 1825 he had the naval command of an expedition up the Bassein River, which occupied Bassein and seized the Burmese magazines." ( DNB ) Abbey Travel II, 404; Tooley 334. Hand-coloured aquatint plate engraved by H. Pyall after Moore. In excellent condition. Image size: 10 x 14 5/8 inches. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LA CONSTITUCION CONVENCIDA DE IMPIEDAD POR LA SANTA ESCRITURA. REFLEXIONES POLITICO-CRISTIANAS SACADAS DE LA MISMA, EN DEFENSA DE LA SOBERANA AUTORIDAD DEL REY NUESTRO SEÑOR: E IMPUGNACION DOGMATICA DE LA CARTA ANTI-PASTORAL DEL DR. D. GREGORIO GISBERT

      Imprenta Real, 289 pgs., Madrid 1825 - Dr. D. Gregorio Gisbert, ex-Gobernador eclesiástico del Arzobispado de Burgos. Etiqueta de ex-libris de la Reina María Cristina en guarda superior. Encuadernación marroquín rojo fileteado. Selllo de antiguo dueño en hoja en blanco. Cortes dorados. Puntas con roces. (Podemos enviar imagenes a solicitud del cliente). [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] === RELIGION - POLITICA === 8vo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Statistisk Udsigt over den danske Stat i Begyndelsen af Aaret 1825.

      Som Haandbog for Forretningsmænd og Vejledning for Statistikens Dyrkere. + Tabeller til den statistiske Udsigt over den Danske Stat i Begyndelsen af Aaret 1825. Kbhvn.: Græbe 1825. XXIV + 739 + (2) s. + 38 foldede tabeller. Tekstbind i samtidigt lidt slidt kartonnage, tabelbind (tvær8vo) indbundet i samtidigt papirbd. med skindtitelfelt på forperm.. Omhandler også "Kolonierne" Island, Færøerne, Grønland, Dansk Vestindien (Virgin Islands), Guinea Kysten, og de danske Ostindiske Besiddelse. Giver et interessant indblik i dansk handel og økonomi i begyndelsen af 1800-tallet

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        OEUVRES DE LORD BYRON, 8 TOMES (COMPLET)

      Chez Ladvocat, Libraire, Paris 1825 - RO40133451: 8 tomes d'env. 450-500 pages chacun. Gravures en noir et blanc en pages de titre. Illustré de nombreuses gravures en noir et blanc sur planches hors texte. Pièces de titre vertes sur les dos. Titre, tomaison, fleurons, bandeaux et files dorés sur les dos. Dos frottés, avec quelques manques et parties se détachant. 4e édition entièrement revue et corrigée par A. P. T. Précédée d'une notice sur Lord Byron par M. Charles Nodier, ornée de vignettes. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos abîmé. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 820-Littératures anglaise et anglo-saxonne [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The MAGIC RING; A Romance. From the German of Frederick, Baron de la Motte Fouqu&#142;. In Three Volumes.

      Oliver & Boyd,, Edinburgh: 1825 - "The Magic Ring (Der Zauberring, 1813). has as its central motif a magic ring that conveys worldly power. The ring is eventually destroyed by being cast into the flames. The story is complex, with a wealth of adventures, magical and otherwise, around the medieval world and many fine supernatural ideas, including a magic garden like Kundry's in Wagner's Parsifal as well as magic mirrors. The Magic Ring seems to be the ultimate source for the idea behind Wagner's RING Cycle and [perhaps] Tolkien's work." Quite uncommon; only one copy to come to auction in the last 25+ years [1993]. Sullivan, who we quote above from his discussion of the work in The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, concludes with this edition is "impossible to find." Trifling bit of rubbing to extremities & boards. the usual light smattering of foxing. A VG+ copy. 19th C red half morocco-style sheep with marbled boards; spine with 5 raised bands and titled in gilt. TEG. Marbled eps. 12mo. 7-1/2" x 4-1/2". 1st edition in English. 3 volumes (xvi, 319; [4], 344; [4], 332 pp). Half titles present. Fore-edge & lower edge untrimmed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Magic Ring; a romance,

      Edinburgh: by Oliver & Boyd; and Geo. B. Whittaker,, 1825. from the German of Frederick, Baron de La Motte Fouqué. 3 volumes, 12mo (176 × 104 mm). 19th-century half Japanese vellum, double morocco labels, gilt spines, red sides, endpapers and edges. With the half-titles. Bookplates of A. J. A. Symons. Rubbed, a little light foxing, chiefly to outer leaves, a good set. First edition in English of Der Zauberring (1813), translated by Scott&#39;s friend Robert Pearse Gillies. The novel blends medieval quest, epic fantasy and Gothic nightmare, inspired by Germanic folk tales and Icelandic sagas, Arthurian romance and Gothic horror. The book is a clear precursor to William Morris&#39;s medieval romances, George Macdonald&#39;s spiritual fantasies, and to Wagner&#39;s Ring of the Nibelung. Macdonald and Morris are both acknowledged influences on Tolkien, and it has been argued that Tolkien&#39;s distaste for Wagner and what his work represented led him to write The Lord of the Rings as a cultural antidote to Wagner. The book is scarce in commerce, no copy having appeared at auction for 15 years. This copy from the library of the book collector and writer A. J. A. Symons, author of The Quest for Corvo.

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        Lithographirte Ansichten der steyermärkischen Staedte, Maerkte und Schloesser und andere schöne interessante Gebirgsgegenden. (Graz, 1832). Quer gr. 8°. 8 (6 Bll. Pränumerantenverz.) Bll., mit lithogr. Widmungsbl. an Kaiserin Caroline Auguste u. 158 lithogr. Ansichten, Hlwd. d. Zt. mit Rtit.

      - Nebehay-W. 286 - Thieme-B. XXII, 145.- Kaiser verlegte zwischen 1825 u. 1835 insgesamt 356 Ansichten unter obigem Titel; daraus wurden Alben meist individuell zusammengestellt. "Vollständig ist das Album von allergrößter Seltenheit" (Nebehay-W.); so umfaßt das Exemplar der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek nur 108 Tafeln, auch im Grazer Joanneum existiert kein vollständiges Exemplar.- Lithographiert wurden die Tafeln v. Folwarczni.- Unser Album enth. u.a. Ansichten von Bruck a. d. Mur, Eisenerz, Fehring, Feldbach, Frohnleiten, Gleisdorf, Göss, Gratwein, Graz (mehrfach), Irdning, Judenburg, Lankowitz, Maria Zell, Mureck, Neuberg, Oberburg, Passail, Ramsau, Reifling, Riegersburg, Rottenmann, Schladming, Schwanberg, St. Lambrecht, Stainz, Weiz, Wildon, Zeyring.- Tls. etw. stockfleckig, wenige Tafeln gebräunt, insges. gutes, umfangreiches Album.

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        Fine coloured Aquatint after W.H. Huggins and engraved by T. Sutherland,

      1825 1825 - entitled "South Sea Whale Fishery. A representation of the Ships Amelia Wilson & Castor off the Island Bouro - with their Boats & Crew, in the various process of Fishing, shewing the manner the Spermacetti Whales are caught, also the mode of cutting them into the Ship, & Boiling the Oil upon Deck .". In the foreground at left "The Head of a large Whale in the Agonies of Death" and at right "A Boat destroy'd by a Wounded Whale". Lond. published Jan. 1, 1825 by W.J. Huggins, Marine Painter. This plate is dedicated to Ph. Skelton, Andrew & Wm. Nichols, Esquires, Owners of the said Ships. Measurements 20 1/2 x 26 inches, including wide margins. Beautifully mounted & framed behind glass. A magnificent aquatint in absolute perfect condition.

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        St. Patrick, the Winner of the Great St. Leger, at Doncaster, 1820

      W. Sheardown and Son, [London] 1825 - This magnificent portrait of St. Patrick, Sir E. Smith's celebrated racehorse who won the Great St. Leger Stakes in 1820, is considered one of Herring's most accomplished sporting portraits. Herring is an outstanding and imaginative artist who at an early age showed an aptitude for handling both riding whip and pencil. At a young age, fate took Herring to the Doncaster races where he saw the Duke of Hamilton's horse, William, win the St. Leger. The sight inspired him to attempt the art of animal-painting, in which he subsequently excelled. In addition to being a successful horse painter, Herring made his livelihood as a coachman, and for some time drove the Highflyer coach between London and York. When eventually he retired as a coachman he immediately obtained numerous commissions and was able to devote himself entirely to his art. Herring had no education in art until he definitely set up as an artist, when he worked for a short time in the studio of Abraham Cooper, R.A. He painted an immense number of racing, coaching, and other sporting subjects, many of which were published by the sporting printsellers and the sporting magazines. He was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists; he was elected a member of the latter society in 1841. While in later life he painted a number of subject-pictures, it was as a portrait-painter of racehorses that Herring earned his fame, and no great breeder or owner of racehorses is without some treasured production of Herring's brush. In 1825 The Doncaster Gazette commissioned Herring to paint a series of portraits of the winners of the St. Leger Stakes between 1815 and 1824. Aquatinted by the renowned engraver Thomas Sutherland, the series is considered to be Herring's most accomplished work. The suite, which was comprised of a set of 10 portraits of the winner's and their Jockeys, was first published by W. Sheardown and Sons. The prints proved so popular that they were later republished and expanded by S. & J. Fuller, who published a book including Herring's prints of the St. Leger stakes. This magnificent print of St. Patrick with his Jockey is a rare example of the early first state of this print published by Sheardown. It is a magnificent rich impression with fresh early colour and superb highlights. Lane, British Racing Prints p.121; Mellon, British Sporting and Animal Prints 96; Siltzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints , p.145; Muir, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Engraved Works of J. F. Herring, Senior (1795 to 1865), p. 84. Colour-printed aquatint by Thomas Sutherland, finished by hand and heightened with gum arabic. Printed on wove Whatman paper. State i, later republished by J. Fuller in a book. A stunning impression in fine condition. Expert repairs to the margins. Image size: 12 1/4 x 16 1/8 inches.

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        The Botanic Garden. Volumes 1 to 10

      Baldwin and Cradock, London 1825 - Volumes 1 to 10 bound in 20 parts. 240 tissue-guarded, hand coloured plates. Contemporary 1/2 calf, extremities rubbed, some loss of spine on parts 11 to 20. The calf on parts 17 to 20 is slightly darker. Heraldic bookplate of George Henry Arnold and pastedown of part 1 with owner's inscription on front free end paper of that part. Some foxing but mostly restricted to end papers and tissue guards, plates generally clean. The complete work comprised 13 volumes and 312 colour plates. [Note; copy of vols 1 to 4 (96 plates) also available, ask for details]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Botanic Garden Consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants Cultivated in Great Britain. Nine Volumes.

      Simpkin and Marshall, London 1825 - 9 volumes, including Auctarium volume. 8 main volumes with 24 plates each, total 192 plates. Exceptionally good leather binding, raised bands, gilt title and illustrations to spine, tight endpapers, an entirely workable set. Full colour plates intact with tissueguard. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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