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        Della China. 3 volumes. Opere volume 15, 16, 17.

      G.Marietti, Torino, 1825 - 311 + 584 + 420pagine, cartonnages de l?éditeur, sans dos, tranches non rognées, grandes marges.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        A General Atlas, Containing Maps illustrating some important periods in Ancient History; and distinct Maps of the several Empires, Kingdoms and States, in the World, from Original Drawings, according to the latest Treaties.

      Edinburgh: For John Thomson & Co., [1825]. - Folio, (14 ¼ x 10 ½ inches). Engraved vignette title page (a bit toned). 44 fine engraved double-page maps, with original hand-color in outline and most with small vignettes (occasional offsetting and spotting, slightly toned); engraved frontispiece "Table of the Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains in the World," engraved plate "Table of the Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers in the World," 8 in-text engraved illustrations, most with original hand-color (offsetting, one or two spots). Contemporary half tan calf, marbled boards, with original printed paper lettering piece on the front cover (front cover detached, corners and spine a bit worn with loss, a few surface abrasions). Second edition, first published in 1819. A handsome atlas engraved by N. R. Hewitt from maps drawn by James Wyld (the Elder), one of the foremost geographers of his time, with the title royal geographer, who introduced lithography to England. Containing very detailed maps of the world with an emphasis on Europe, but with several important maps showing the Americas and Australia. Most of the maps have a small vignette illustrating a feature of the region. This later edition has been revised and updated with 3 new maps: "Van Dieman's Land" [Tasmania], "New South Wales," and "Ross, Parry, and Franklin's Discoveries in the Arctic Circle." The maps showing America are Map XXXVII "America," which shows both North and South America with the vignette "Cascade of Regla, Near Mexico"; Map XXXVIII "North America," with the vignette "Ft. Niagara from the British Light House"; and Map XXXIX "United States," with the vignette "The Falls of Niagara," all showing the pre-Louisiana Purchase border at the Mississippi River. To the west of the United States, we see California (present-day Baja California), New California (with the towns of P. Diego, S. Clemente, Ft. St. Francisco, and C. Mendocino), Texas, S. Antonio, Laredo, New Madrid, and N. Orleans. "W. Florida" and "E. Florida" are portrayed as south of the United States, with no part of the U.S. bordering the Gulf of Mexico. 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 Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        Three Works: a Watercolour, an Ink and a Pencil Sketch of Tangier].

      1825 - Ca. 1825. Each on separate album leaves, one double-page. Image sizes 55x21 cm (21 ½ x 8 ¼ in); 25,5x20 cm (10x8 in); 28x19,5 cm (11 x 7 ¾ in). All captioned in ink with the same hand on verso. This group is in very good condition. The group includes a watercolour panoramic view of Tangier Bay captioned "# 15 & 16. Two views of the point of Malabat. Tanjir Bay. The Light House and Isla at Tarifa. The bank of sand which unites the Isla to the main land" (with the second description regarding view # 16 not present here). The view represents Cape Malabata (6 miles east of Tangier) facing the Strait of Gibraltar; the mentioned lighthouse still exists. The Isla de Tarifa (modern La Isla de las Palomas) is the island opposite the town of Tarifa at the southern end of the Punta de Tarifa, the southern most point of the Iberian Peninsula. The second view of Tangier Bay is in pencil and captioned "The Castle and port of the Fortifications of Tanjirs taken from the harbour." There is also a smaller monochrome brownish watercolour and ink sketch captioned "A View from the top of the British Vice Consul¿s House in Tetuan" and dated "Jan. [?]th 1825." Tetouan is a city in northern Morocco, one of the two major ports of Morocco on the Mediterranean Sea. It lies a few miles south of the Strait of Gibraltar, and about 40 mi (60 km) east of Tangier. Historical Text Archive on-line notes that in 1825 the post of British vice-consul in Tetuan was held by a Moroccan Jew Salvador D. Hassan, who also acted as Consul of Portugal and Italy. Estcourt "purchased a commission as ensign in the 44th foot on 13 July 1820, exchanging on 7 June 1821 into the 43rd foot (Monmouthshire light infantry) before purchasing promotion to lieutenant (9 December 1824) and captain (5 November 1825). Estcourt served with the regiment, which formed part of Lieutenant-General Sir William Clinton's division sent to garrison towns in Portugal (1826-7) during disruption over the succession to the throne. He appears then to have returned with the 43rd to Gibraltar, before sailing for Plymouth and, in 1832, Ireland. From January 1835 until June 1837, he was second in command to Colonel F. R. Chesney during his expedition to the Euphrates valley, which sought to prove that the river was navigable from within overland reach of the Mediterranean to its mouth on the Persian Gulf, thus shortening the journey to India. Despite a torrid period, during which one steamer was wrecked and twenty lives lost at Basrah on 31 August 1836, Estcourt produced a detailed report for Chesney, anticipating 'no difficulties' in passage during the 'season of high water', provided that accurate knowledge of the deep channel and a vessel of suitable length were acquired. He was less sure about the 'low season', owing to lack of information, though he was confident that local Arabs would not be hostile, once they became used to the steamers" (Oxford DNB). This collection was obviously made from Estcourt first posting in Gibraltar.

      [Bookseller: The Wayfarer's Bookshop, ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II. Comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B of St. John's College, Cambridge, from the original short hand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, And a selection from his Private Correspondence.

      Henry Colburn. London.,1825 - FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 4to. (11.9 x 9.4 inches). Volume 1; Half title, frontispiece portrait of Samuel Pepys, xlii; 498pp, xlixpp (index for both volumes). Publishers advert leaf. ---- Volume 2 contains 2 sections; The remains of the Diary and the Correspondence. Diary; Half title, frontispiece engraving of Pepys' Library in York Buildings, title-page, 348pp. + correspondence; title, vii,311pp. Illustrated with 13 full page plates (2 pedigrees, Facsimile of Pepys handwriting, 7 portraits, 1 map, and 2 views. Aside from some minor foxing, mostly the margins, to the plates (which also show offsetting to the opposite leaves), this is a very bright, clean, tight set. Finely bound in contemporary bindings, by J. Taylor Seton of Edinburgh, of full brown calf. Rebacked with the original spines laid down. Raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt. Twin red labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Boards with double gilt ruled and blind decorative borders. Original endpapers with small green bookbinders ticket in top corner of front paste-downs. Edges and corners a bit bumped and rubbed but still a very attractive pair of early bindings on this very bright copy.: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Airy Nothings; or, Scraps and Naughts

      Pyall and Hunt, London 1825 - Airy Nothings; or, Scraps and Naughts, and Odd-cum-Shorts; in a Circumbendibus Hop, Step, and Jump. by Olio Rigmaroll. Drawn and Written by M.E. Esq. Engraved by Geo. Hunt. 73 pp. Some minor foxing throughout, not affecting text, book or plates in any way. First edition. Quarto. [4], 73, [1, blank] pp. With twenty-three hand-colored aquatint plates. Plates watermarked -J WHATMAN 1824.- Has in pencil to fep -Earliest state of the plates before they were altered. The plates are captioned as follows: Uncaptioned (facing p. 2); Street Breakfast. (facing p. 5); Will Hackraw. (facing p. 8); Spreading. (facing p. 17); The Ne plus Ultra of Bores. (facing p. 19); Love Lane. (facing p. 28); Inn Midnight, Company Tired & Retired. (facing p. 31); Scene Country Fair. (facing p. 39); Washerwomen. Carlton Hill, Edinburgh. (facing p. 41); Porter, Fish-woman, & Journeyman Flesher; Auld Reekie. (facing p. 43); Starting of a Stage-Coach Edinburgh. (facing p. 45); A Trip up Loch Lomond. (facing p. 47); Returning from a Trip to Loch Lomond. (facing p. 49); Scene near Glasgow. (facing p. 50); Glasgow. (facing p. 50); Mr. Owen¿s Institution, New Lanark. (Quadrille Dancing.) (facing p. 51); Laking it. Ulswater. (facing p. 52); Steam Packet Holyhead to Howth. (facing p. 56); Steam Packet, Holyhead to Howth. (facing p. 58); Car Drivers Dublin. (facing p. 60); A Ride up the Ph¦nix Park, Dublin. (facing p. 61); Costume North Wales. (facing p. 62); and A Rigmaroll. (facing p. 73). Light green paper-covered boards with the original pink printed label on front cover and with facsimile label on spine. In a red cloth chemise. A wonderul uncut copy. A comical tour through England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. (A second edition was published in London in 1825 by Thomas M¿Lean). Abbey, Life, 290. Colas 938. Hiler, p. 263 (-Humorous illustrations which show masculine and feminine costume-). Tooley 206. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Plays of William Shakespeare, in Nine Volumes. [Miniature edition].

      William Pickering,, London: 1825 - c.300pp per volume: each 3.5 x 2.1 ins / 9 x 5 cms. Previous owner's small green name label (5 x 20mm) on pastedown of each vol. Pages slightly cockled. Contents very clean with the rare odd minor brown spot. Top edges dusty. In the original bindings of russet cloth, beautifully restored and with new printed paper spine labels. Housed at present in a worn wooden box, probably original, with no lid. Lovely miniature set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        Information and directions for travellers on the Continent.

      Glaucus Masi Leghorn 1825 - Sixth edition. 2 volumes, 8vo (18 x 10 cms), pp.345, 350-776, [1], bookplates, pencilling on endpapers, both vols uniformily bound in contemporary half green morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt lettered, rubbed; overall a good firm copy. Provenance: bookplate of Nigel Tangye (author and hotelier). Covers France, Italy and Germany. Detailed chapters on Paris, Florence, Paris, Naples and Pompei. This guide was originally published in 1824 and went to several editions and translations before being enlarged and republished as Travels in Europe (1832). "The varoious editions enlarge the geographical scope of their predecessors, and brought up to date the very detailed practical advice on accommodation, expenses, food, and itineraries she gave to travellers." (DNB). This appears to be a "pirate" Italian edition of Starke's "indispensable" guide. Robinson p. 194. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        OEuvres. Notice par WALCKENAER, éloge par CHAMFORT.

      1825 - Paris, Peytieux, 1825. 5 vol. in-8, plein veau glacé estampé et doré, décor de croisillons en noir sur les plats, tranches marbrées, portrait et fac-similé (rousseurs, rel. un peu frottées). * Five 8vo vol., full glazed calf, etched, gilt and adorned plates, marbled edges, portrait and facsimile (foxing, slight wear to binding). Belle édition dans une riche reliure romantique. 144 gravures encadrées (147 annoncées ; Rochambeau, p. 649, ne donne pas de collation complète). * A fine edition in a beautiful Romantic binding. 144 framed engravings (147 announced; Rochambeau, p. 649, does not give a comprehensive collation). * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        FABLES INEDITES DES XII°, XIII° ET XIV° SIECLES, ET FABLES DE LA FONTAINE RAPPROCHEES DE CELLES DE TOUS LES AUTEURS QUI AVOIENT, AVANT LUI, TRAITE LES MEMES SUJETS, PRECEDEES D'UNE NOTICE SUR LES FABULISTES, PAR A.C.M. ROBERT, CONSERVATEUR DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE SAINTE-GENEVIEVE, ORNEES D'UN PORTRAIT DE LA FONTAINE, DE 90 GRAVURES EN TAILLE-DOUCE, ET DE 4 FAC-SIMILE.

      ETIENNE CABIN, LIBRAIRE-EDITEUR. 1825 - 2 VOLUMES IN-8 (14,5 X 22,5 X 8 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON), DE CCLXII + (2) + 368 ET (4) + 604 PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE 1/2 CHAGRIN BRUN A COINS, DOS A QUATRE NERFS, TITRE DORE. (THOMPSON ET LARDIERE RELIEURS. 35, RUE LOUIS-LE-GRAND). ILLUSTRE D'UN PORTRAIT EN FRONTISPICE DE LA FONTAINE, GRAVE PAR CATHELIN D'APRES RIGAUD, DE 90 FIGURES GRAVEES EN TAILLE-DOUCE PAR PAUL LEGRAND. AVEC 4 FAC-SIMILE AUTOGRAPHES. COMPLETE PAR UNE BIBLIOGRAPHIE ET UN INDEX. EDITION ORIGINALE . (VICAIRE. IV. 912-913). QUELQUES TRACES DE FROTTEMENT, ANCIENNE TACHE D'ENCRE MARGINALE SUR QUELQUES PAGES DU TOME 2, QUELQUES ROUSSEURS, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE DE CET OUVRAGE PEU COURANT. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Château de Capens]
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        histoire civile, physique et morale de Paris - 10 volumes

      Baudouin - Paris 1825 - Troisième édition revue et corrigée par l'auteur, ornée de gravures nouvelles. In-12 carré demi-veau brun d'époque, dos lisse à empreintes orné de filets imitant 6 faux nerfs, frises en coiffes et en pied ; auteur,titre et tomaison sur fond nègre. Epidermures ; intérieur très propre, signet, rares rousseurs. Très bel ensemble. Complet de ses 10 volumes illustrés de 85 belles gravures originales hors texte, sous serpentes, dessinées par Civeton réparties sur 9 volumes, le dernier étant consacré à la table générale des matières. Tome premier : 598 pp - Préface. - Préface de la première édition. - Statistique physique. - Période I. Origine de la nation parisienne. - Période II. Les Parisiens sous la domination romaine. - Période III. Paris sous la première race des rois Francs. - Période IV. Paris sous la seconde race. Mors fendu sur plus d'un cm en queue de 1er plat, lèger manque de peau au niveau du tranchefil. Tome second: 627 pp - Période V. Paris depuis Hugues-Capet jusqu'à Philippe-Auguste. - Période VI. Paris depuis le règne de Louis VII jusqu'à celui de Louis IX. - Période VII. Paris depuis Louis VIII jusqu'à Philippe IV, dit le Bel. Trou de vers en queue (mors) Tome troisième: 634 pp - Suite de la période VII. Période VIII. Paris depuis le règne de Philippe III, dit le Hardi, jusqu'à celui de Charles V. - Période IX. Paris depuis le règne de Jean jusqu'à celui de François 1er. Bel exemplaire. Tome quatrième: 591 pp - Suite de la période IX. Période X. Paris depuis le règne de Louis XIII jusqu'au gouvernement de la Ligue. Manque en marge sur env.3 cm, page 1 ; sans incidence sur le texte. Tome cinquième: 539 pp - Période XI. Paris depuis l'origine de la Ligue jusqu'au règne de Louis XIII. - Période XII. Paris sous Louis XIII. tome sixième: 583 pp - Suite de la période XII. Période XIII. Paris sous Louis XIV, Trou de vers en queue (mors) tome septième: 559 pp - Suite de la période XIII. Période XIV. Paris sous Louis XV. Petit manque en queue de coiffe. Tome huitième: 602 pp - Suite de la période XIV. Période XV. Paris sous Louis XVI. Petit manque en tête de coiffe. Tome neuvième: 556 pages, Période XVI. Paris sous la Convention. - Période XVII. Paris sous le Directoire et les deux Conseils. - Période XVIII. Paris sous Napoléon Bonaparte. - Statistique de Paris. Résumé. Mémoire présenté par M. le comte de Chabrol. Tome dixième: 496 pages. - Table générale des matières. 1825-1826 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Pleasures of Hope, with other poems. A new edition. [with]: Gertude of Wyoming, and other poems. Ninth edition.

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London: 1825 - 1 With a beautiful fore-edge painting of Eton [unlabelled]. There is no bookplate, but this book was part of the Doheny collection. From the Estelle Doheny Fore-edge Painting collection, with her inventory number in the rear. Provenance: John Brend Winterbotham (thru 1862) – Maggs sold to Doheny in 1951. See: Catalogue of Book and Manuscripts in the Estelle Doheny Collection, Part III, Los Angeles, 1955, p. 87 – Jeff Weber Rare Books, Catalogue 1, item 6 – Mrs. Gladys McKenney Molony – gifted to the Saint Mary’s-of-the-Woods College Library (sold 2007). See: Norman’s History of Cheltenham, by John Goding - Cheltenham (England), 1863, p. 653, citing J. B. Winterbotham. [John Brend Winterbotham, whose wife was Mary Brend-Winterbotham (m. 1828)]. The Law Times, March 12, 1881, p. 340. 2 vols. in 1. 12mo. 144; 160 pp. Engraved half-title, engraved plates by C. Heath after drawings by R. Westall. Original full dark green straight-grain gilt-ruled morocco, gilt spine, a.e.g.; neatly rebacked to match. Early bookplate of J. B. Winterbotham; inscribed "Thate B. Winterbotham a relic of other days, Xmas 1862 – J. B. W. to Ms. P. Batten, Nov. 1826." [John Brend Winterbotham, 1805-1881]. Doheny copy. Near fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Eislauf oder das Schrittschuhfahren, ein Taschenbuch für Jung und Alt. Mit Gedichten von Klopstock, Göthe, Herder, Cramer, Krummacher ec. und Kupfern von J. A. Klein.

      Friedr. Campe,, Nürnberg, 1825 - Nürnberg, Friedr. Campe, 1825. Kl.-8°. IV + 180 S. Illustr. OPp. EA. Mit dem gestochenen Frontispiz und 5 gestochenen Tafeln. Hayn-Got VIII, 658. - Stockfleckig, unteres Kapital m. ca. 1 cm Fehlstelle, leichte Gbrsp. Hds. Notiz a. fl. V. - Neben archäologischen Funden zum Eislaufen, begannen vor etwa 800 Jahren in Holland Boten mit Eisenkufen an Holzschuhen über die zugefrorenen Kanäle zu gleiten und überbrachten auf diese Weise eilige Nachrichten an adelige Empfänger. In den folgenden Jahrhunderten entwickelte sich das Schlittschuhlaufen zunächst zum Vergnügen des Adels und später auch zum Volkssport. Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts wurden in Großbritannien die ersten Schlittschuhvereine gegründet. Während die nordischen Völker ebenso wie die Friesen und Holländer immer gute Schlittschuhläufer blieben, war diese Kunst in Deutschland mehr auf die Jugend beschränkt, bis durch Klopstocks enthusiastische Schilderungen (z.B. in seinen Oden: „Der Eislauf", „Braga", „Die Kunst Thialfs") das Schlittschuhlaufen populärer und zum bevorzugten Wintervergnügen wurde. (Zitat) - Hier eine seltene frühen Ausgaben mit dem entzückend gestalteten Originaleneinband, der Schlittschuhläufer auf einem See zeigt, den Nordwind der Schnee und Wind bringt sowie auf der Rückseite den König Winter. Zusätzlich werden alle zwölf Sternkreiszeichen als Bordüre gezeigt. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        INDEX TESTACEOLOGICUS; OR A CATALOGUE OF SHELLS, BRITISH AND FOREIGN, ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE LINNEAN SYSTEM.

      Printed for W. Wood, London 1825 - Rebacked, new corners by a professional book conservator. Red spine labes. Original silk-covered boards. New endpapers. Title-page paper tears repaired by conservator. The title-page calls for 2300 figures. This copy has double plates, one of which is hand-colored. So a total of 4600 figures on 76 plates. 188 pages of text with index and errata page at conclusion. A kindly-preserved volume with lovely, intricate color work. Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Gritos de los Africanos contra los Europeos, sus Opresores, o sea Rapida Ojeada sobre el Comercio Homicida llamdo trafico de Negros [The cries of Africa to the inhabitants of Europe, or, A survey of that bloody commerce called the slave-trade]

      Barcelona: Imprenta de Jose Torner. 1825. First. First Spanish edition. Translated into French from the 1821 London first edition, and then into Spanish by Don Austin de Gimbernat. Octavo. 106pp. Bound in early calf boards, newer marbled endpapers, red morocco spine label, title and spine decorations in gilt. Some repair to the spine ends, a nice, near fine copy. Includes the famous Matthew Carey folding plate, usually known as "Description of a Slave Ship," of slaves packed into the hold of a slave ship. Neat and professional repairs at the folds on the verso. The plate was originally published as a print in 1789 in Plymouth, England, and rapidly thereafter appeared in versions published in Philadelphia, then London. This is the larger version of the plate, showing both cross sections and elevations of the ship. Very scarce: Neither OCLC or COPAC locate a copy, KVK locates two copies in Spain. .

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        Memoir Prepared at the Request of a Committee of the Common Council at the Celebration of the Completion of the New York Canals

      New York: Printed by the Order of the Corporation of New York, 1825 [1826]. 4to., (9 6/8 x 7 6/8 inches). Lithographed title-page to the appendix, engraved frontispiece portrait of Colden and 43 engraved and lithographed plates, with an additional 8 facsimiles of testimonial letters (folding certification for Pilot Charitable Society torn lower right), and including portraits (one after George Catlin) and views (some folding) (some occasionally heavy offsetting and light spotting), 2 large folding hand-colored engraved maps (that of the U.S. opposite page 4 with a short tear crossing the image). A FINE CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ORNATE, SIGNED PRESENTATION BINDING ordered by the City of New York of straight-grained bright crimson morocco gilt, covers with broad gilt-tooled borders, upper cover gilt-lettered "Presented by the City of New York to Miss Rachel Ann Robertson, Jany. 1st 1827," spine richly gilt in compartments, gilt-lettered in two, signed by binder "Wilson & Nichols Bind. N.Y." at base of spine, edges gilt (extremities lightly worn). Provenance: Presentation binding to Miss Rachel Ann Robertson, and an original silk ribbon and two elaborate engraved tickets for Miss Robertson to the celebration, neatly laid in; Jay T. Snider, Jay T. Snider Collection of Historical Americana, his sale Christie's 21 June 2005, lot 143. THE OPENING OF THE ERIE CANAL A spectacular and elaborate souvenir of the extravagant celebrations surrounding the official completion of the Erie Canal. Derided as "Clinton's Folly" when first proposed by Governor Dewitt Clinton (1769-1828) and voted by the state legislature, the Erie Canal "proved to be the key that unlocked an enormous series of social and economic changes in the young nation...spurred the first great westward movement of American settlers, gave access to the rich land and resources west of the Appalachians and made New York the preeminent commercial city in the United States." The work is one of the first books published in the U.S. to be extensively illustrated by lithography; an appendix pays tribute to "the most useful potentialities of Mr [Alois] Senefelder's great discovery." A few plates unfold to considerable extent, with panoramic views of New York Harbor crowded with shipping, a cross-section of the canal, locks, scenic views andornate fire-company pumpers drawn by horses. It is also distinguished as being the first book with illustrations by George Catlin. Miss Robertson executed the lithographic plate facing p.380 from "The Students of Colombia College," "by a young Lady"; a letter laid in acknowledges her contribution to the celebratory volume. Howes C-562. From the distinguished library of Jay T. Snider..

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        Chart of Baja California, Mexico] Carta Esferica de las Costas y Golfo de Californias llamado Mar de Cortes que Comprende desde el Cabo Corrientes hasta el Puerto de S. Diego Construida Por les oficiales de la Marina Espanola. y publicada por orn del Exmo Sr. D. Guadalupe Victoria Primer Presidente de la Republica Mexico Ano de 1825.

      Mexico City [but possibly London: Aaron Arrowsmith] 1825 - Direccíon de Hydrografia (España / Spain). [Chart of Baja California, Mexico] Carta Esferica de las Costas y Golfo de Californias, Copper-engraved sea chart, in Excellent condition, 41 1/4 x 26 1/8 inches. A RARE, BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT MAP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO. In 1821, Mexico had finally won her independence from Spain, following a decade-long revolutionary war, A few years on, as a good will gesture, the King of Spain gifted a series of sea charts of Mexico to the new republic’s first president, Don Guadalupe Victoria. This large-scale and highly elegant production is one of the official printed issues of the charts from this collection, as indicated by the presence of the seal of the Mexican Navy in the lower left-hand corner. Geographically, it captures the entire peninsula of Baja California, extending as far north as the Presidio of San Diego, and embraces all the shores of the Sea of Cortés, including the coastal regions of Sonora state. It is predicated on the most advanced surveys conducted to date by the Spanish Direccíon de Hydrographia. An enduring mystery concerns the question of where this map was actually printed. While the imprint identifies Mexico City, it has been seriously posited that it was actually printed by Aaron Arrowsmith of London, then the World’s leading mapmaker, a theory supported by the exceptionally high quality of the engraving. One will immediately notice that some stretches of the coastlines have been delineated and sounded in exacting detail while other areas, such as the northern reaches of the Sea of Cortes, take on a far more tenuous form. In this sense, the charts, both visually and epistemologically, present an arresting contrast between the quantifying spirit of Enlightenment science and the still enigmatic and wild nature of this frontier region of Mexico. The composition is further adorned by three magnificent charts of important natural harbors: Puerto del las Guimas (in Sonora), and La Paz and Pichilingue near the southern tip of Baja. This chart is in Excellent condition, there are a few closed tears along the upper-margin not affecting the printed surface, and some very minor creasing in the lower-quarter of the map. An exceptionally strong printing impression on high-quality rag-paper with wide margins, with a crisp and bright appearance as originally issued. References: Barrett, Baja California, no.2543. This description was written for and on behalf of Arader Galleries San Francisco by Alexander Johnson, Ph.D.

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        Travels among The Arab Tribes inhabiting the countries east of Syria and Palestine, including a journey from Nazareth to the mountains beyond the Dead Sea.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Browne and Green 1825. - from thence through the Plains of thre Hauran to Bozra, Damascus, Tripoly, Lebanon, Baalbek, and by the Valley of the Orontes to Selucia, Antioch, and Aleppo. With an Appendix containing a refutation of certain unfounded calumnies industriously circulated against the author of this work, by Mr Lewis Burckhart, Mr William John Bankes, and the Quarterly Review. xv+669 pp. with 28 wood engraved illustrations at the head of chapters, folding map. Dark blue/green cloth boards, with original spine title, as originally issued. The boards show a little shelfwear with some rubbing/wear to the spine extremities, internally very tight, fresh and clean. There is some offsetting of the map onto the facing title page. A very nice copy of a scarce work, in its original condition. Buckingham, 1786-1855 published his first volume of travels in 1821. Charged with plagarism he sought to refute this in the appendix to this volume.

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        Travels among the Arab Tribes Inhabiting the Countries East of Syria and Palestine Including a Journey from Nazareth t the Mountains Beyond the Dead Sea, and from thence through the Plains of the Hauran to Bozra, Damascus, Tr

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London 1825 - Half-leather, recently rebound, 30 cm, xv + 669 pages, folding map frontispiece, illustrations at the heads of each of the 28 chapters. Very good copy but for light foxing; newly rebound half leather by Star Bookworks. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Species général des Coléoptères, de la collection de M. le Comte Dejean.

      - Paris, chez Crevot/ Méquignon-Marvis, 1825-1838. 6 volumes (bound in 7). Royal-8vo (200 x 130mm). pp. xxx, 463; viii, 501; vii, 556; vii, 520; viii, 883; xvi, 804. Contemporary blue half morocco, gilt decorated spines (a bit rubbed) and publisher's printed wrappers (vol. 4). A complete set with the rare 6th volume by Ch. Aubé. "The great enterprice was the 'Spécies Général des Coléoptères (1825-1838). Dejean's original plan was to describe, in this work, the world fauna of Coleoptera, but this was soon changed to the more limited aim of the species of his own collection. Twenty volumes were foreseen but, as it turned out, only six appeared; the last of which, containing the 'Hydrocanthares', was written by C. Aubé (1802-1869). Dejean was the author of the five other volumes, entirely devoted to the Carabidae (s.l.); they contained close to 3000 pages in all, a masterpiece in descriptive entomology" (Smith, R.F. and others, History of Entomology p. 127).Volume 4 is bound in 2 volumes. Two old stamps on titles of 5 volumes.Horn-Schenkling 4601. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Seleniten oder Vermuthungen und Beweise für das Dasein vernünftiger Wesen im Monde mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die neuesten Entdekkungen des Herrn Dr. v. Paula Gruithuisen

      Leipzig, Vogel 1825.. Mit gefalt. Kupfertafel. 32 S. Rückenbroschur. Nicht bei Houzeau/L. - Sehr seltene Schrift über die Seleniten, die vermuteten menschenähnlichen Bewohner des Mondes. Der unbekannt gebliebene Autor (zum Schluss signiert mit "B.") bezieht sich auf die Veröffentlichung des Münchner Astronoms Franz von Paula Gruithuisen "Entdeckung vieler deutlicher Spuren der Mondbewohner besonders eines collosalen Kunstgebäudes derselben", die in Kastners Archiv für die gesamte Naturlehre im Vorjahr erschienen war. - Offensichtlich war "B." kein Bayer; die Namensansetzung Gruithuisens im Titel mit dem auch heute häufig begangenen Fehler des Nichterkennens des vollen Vornamens. - Das Kupfer zeigt ein "Mirakloscop". - Unbeschnitten. Etwas fleckig.

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        Gesänge des Harfners aus Wilhelm Meister, von Goethe.12tes Werk.

      Wien, Diabelli (ca. 1825). - Oblong-folio. 11 pp. Engraved throughout (plate no. C.et D. No. 1161). Deutsch, Goethe-Lieder 12 b. From the plates of the 1st edition, new title. Some damp-staining. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit U.

      [Wien], April 1825. - 2 SS. Qu.-schmal.-kl.-8vo. "Freundes Wunsch. An Ludwig Cramolini [.] Musik u. Worte v. Deinem Freunde A. Hackel." - Vollständige Liedkomposition für Tenorstimme mit Pianoforte-Begleitung. - Der in Wien geborene Sohn eines Pharmazeuten erfuhr seine musikalische Ausbildung bei Franz Freystädtler (1768-1841) und E. A. Förster (1748-1823) und trat "mit kleineren Compositionen versuchsweise auf" in einer Zeit, da "Beethoven, Schubert, Abbé Stadler, Seyfried und Weigl die kräftigen Vertreter deutschen Sanges in Wien waren" (Wurzbach). Mit den Jahren wurde Hackl ein "fruchtbarer Compositeur. 1822 schrieb er ein Requiem und eine Landmesse, dann einige Vokalquartette [.] einige Militär-Märsche, 1824 eine große Messe und eine komische Operette [.] Seine eigentliche Stärke war aber die Lieder-Composition. Bis zum Schlusse des Jahres 1843 brachte er in mehr als 90 Opuszahlen mehr als 300 Liedercompositionen, theils für eine Singstimme mit Begleitung des Piano, theils Duo's, Terzetten, Quartetten, Chöre und dgl. m. [.]". - Mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt; papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und mit einem kleinen Einriß am oberen Rand.

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        Album of engravings on India paper to Roger's Poems (1824), Gil Blas (1822), Scott's Poems (1823), Don Quixote (1820), and the Decamerone (1825)

      London: Hurst & Robinson; William Pickering, v.d., 1820-1825 - An attractively-bound sampling of India paper engravings by Westall, Smirke and Stothard Engravings measure approx. 7-1/2 x 5 in. 75 engravings on INDIA PAPER, mounted to thick paper, the Decamerone engravings marked "Proof". Contemporary green morocco, covers tooled in blind to a panel design with gilt filigree corner-pieces, a.e.g. Some light rubbing to joints and corners, else fine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Über die Anwendung der Curven von Holz und Guseisen zu Dächern und Brücken, oder Anleitung zur Construktion der Bohlendächer, Bohlenbrücken, eiserner Brücken und Dachstühle. Augsburg u. Leipzig. Jenisch u. Stage (1825). 8°. XVI. 384S. mit 8 (gef.) Kupfertafeln, Brosch. d. Zt.

      . . Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-tech. 416.- Erste Ausgabe, selten.- Frühe und richtungsweisende Arbeit zur Einführung von Stahlträgerkonstruktionen in die Architektur. Voit nennt als Hauptvorteil die "Unbrennbarkeit" solcher Konstruktionen; die auf den Tafeln gezeigten Entwürfe weisen jedoch weit über diesen praktischenn Vorteil hinaus auf große, im späteren 19. Jhdt. ausgeführten Hallenbauten und Überdachungen hin.- Stockfleckig, tls. etw. wasserrandig, Ebd. etw. berieben, unbeschnitten.

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        Lettres sur l'Angleterre

      Paris - Treuttel et Wurtz, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The uncommon first edition of de Stael-Holstein's letters concerning political and cultural observations of England. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. In The Travellers Club binding, with their emblem to the tail of the spine. With a frontispiece plan of the Chambers of Commerce. With the ink stamp ofThe Travellers Club to the title page, with an ink stamp stating 'Withdrawn from The Travellers Club' across its face. Baron Auguste Louis de Stael-Holstein, 1790 - 1827, wasa philanthropist and the eldest son of the famous authorMadame de Stael. The Travellers Club was founded in 1819 to provide a meeting place for gentlemen who had travelled abroad, their foreign visitors and diplomats posted in London. In the 21st century the Travellers Club continues to fulfil this role. Condition: The text-block binding is tight and firm. The front board is detached, and the rear board is held by thecords only, and could possibly detach in ths post, even after our best packing. There is significant wear to the extremities, including significant rubbing and edge wear, with loss to the corners and the top sectionof the spine. Internally the pages have slight browning and the occasional spotor mark. Overall the condition isgood only, with a very good interior..

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        Das Königl. Schloß Sanssouci bei Potsdam. - Le Chateau royal de Sans-Souci pres de Potsdam.

      . Aquatinta v. Laurens & Thiele n. Calau b. Wittich in Berlin, um 1825, 13 x 17. Drescher / Kroll, Nr. 222 und Abb. 98. - Altkol. Ansichten nach Calau sind sehr selten !

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        Das Universitäts Gebäude - L'Hotel de l'Universite.

      . in blau und schwarz gedrucktes Aquatinta v. Laurens & Dietrich n. Calau b. Wittich in Berlin, um 1825, 12,4 x 17. Ernst, Calau, Nr. 172; Kiewitz 307. - Blick über die Straße "Unter den Linden".

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        Cento Ritratti di Illustri Italiani.

      Calcografia Bettoni, Milano 1825 - In Folio piccolo, Mezza pelle coeva, titoli e fregi oro al dorso. Presenti TUTTI i rirtatti come da indice, eseguiti dai principali incisori del'epoca:G. Longhi, P. Caronni, S. Jesi, N. Schiavoni, C. Rampoldi, F. Bartolozzi, P. Anderloni,G. Garavaglia, G. Cozzi, M. Bisi, A. Locatelli, E. Bisi, Della Rocca, F. Rosaspina, F. Anderloni, Asioli e moltissimi altri. Ogni ritratto è su carta pesante protetto da velina. Qualche lieve usura alla legatura, ma è esemplare molto buono.

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        Reveller, the Winner of the Great St. Leger, at Doncaster, 1818

      W. Sheardown and Son, [London] 1825 - This magnificent portrait of Reveller, H. Peirse'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 Reveller 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 and two areas of the sky. Image size: 12 1/4 x 16 1/4 inches.

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        Jerry, the Winner of the Great St. Leger, at Doncaster, 1824

      W. Sheardown and Son, [London] 1825 - This magnificent portrait of Jerry, R. O. Gascoigne'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. B. Smith Jerry's Jockey at the St. Leger is shown seated aloft this celebrated steed, who is being held by Mr. Croft his training groom. This magnificent print is the early first state of this aquatint, 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. 86. 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 and two areas of the sky. Image size: 12 1/2 x 16 9/16 inches.

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        De Civitate Dei - Libri XXII (Complete in Two Volumes)

      Karl Tauchnitz, Leipzig 1825 - Though the pages of this copy bear a few sporadic pencil marks and just a few spots at preliminaries and finals, they are otherwise stunningly clean and bright; both volumes' bindings are square and tight, the leather pristine, with raised bands and gilt titles at the spines; originally bound in loose stitches with wraps, now completely redone by bookbinder Lawrence Yerkes. 430pp. + 439pp. w/indices. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gritos de los Africanos contra los Europeos, sus Opresores, o sea Rapida Ojeada sobre el Comercio Homicida llamdo trafico de Negros [The cries of Africa to the inhabitants of Europe, or, A survey of that bloody commerce called the slave-trade]

      Barcelona: Imprenta de Jose Torner. 1825. First. First Spanish edition. Translated into French from the 1821 London first edition, and then into Spanish by Don Austin de Gimbernat. Octavo. 106pp. Bound in early calf boards, newer marbled endpapers, red morocco spine label, title and spine decorations in gilt. Some repair to the spine ends, a nice, near fine copy. Includes the famous Matthew Carey folding plate, usually known as "Description of a Slave Ship," of slaves packed into the hold of a slave ship. Neat and professional repairs at the folds on the verso. The plate was originally published as a print in 1789 in Plymouth, England, and rapidly thereafter appeared in versions published in Philadelphia, then London. This is the larger version of the plate, showing both cross sections and elevations of the ship. Very scarce: Neither OCLC or COPAC locate a copy, KVK locates two copies in Spain. .

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        TRAVELS IN SOUTH AMERICA , DURING THE YEARS 1819 - 10 -21 CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE PRESENT STATE OF BRAZIL , BUENOS AYRES AND CHILE .-

      John Murray, LONDON 1825 - 2 volumes . in 8vo.- Three - quarter maroom morocco. With 9 beautiful lithographed plates , printed in color and 2 folding maps . XII , 373 pages, 380 pages .- Three - quarter maroom morocco.Top edge gilt.- Very fine.- *** . 2 volumenes .- Con 9 litografías fuera de texto impresas en colores y 2 mapas desplegables. XII , 373 páginas , 380 páginas. Medio maroquín marron con punteras. filetes dorados. Corte superior dorado. Muy buen estado . Size: In 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Voyage historique et littéraire en Angleterre et en Ecosse.

      Ladvocat et Charles Gosselin,, Paris, 1825 - 3 Bde. Paris, Ladvocat et Charles Gosselin, 1825. 8°. (1) Bl., XIX, 487 (1) S., (1) Bl.; (1) Bl., (2) 484 (1) Bl.; (1) Bl., (2) 522 S (1) Bl. Mit 3 gest. Titel, 2 Stahlstichtafeln, 2 Radierungen, 5 Portrait-Stahltafeln in Punktiermanier, 2 lithogr. Tafeln und (8) Bl. mit Faksimilesignaturen. Halblederband der Zeit (berieben). Sprache: Französisch / Français / French [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage historique et littéraire en Angleterre et en Écosse.

      Paris, Chez les Libraires-Éditeurs, Ladvocat et Charles Gosselin. 1825 - 3 vol. in-8° ; 1 vignette de titre-XIX-487 pp.-3 pl. h.-t./1 vignette de titre-(2)-484 pp.-5 pl. h.-t./1 vignette de titre-(2)- 522 pp.-6 pl. h.-t., demi-veau havane, dos lisse joliment orné, p. de titre et de tomaison, fleurons à froid, tranches rouges, rel. de l’époque, très bel exemplaire. « En passant en revue les différents objets du voyage de Pichot et son extraordinaire activité intellectuelle, l’on comprend à quel point ce voyage pouvait être important comme introducteur en France de nouvelles connaissances sur l’Écosse. » (Margarete I. Bain, Les Voyageurs Français en Écosse 1770-1830, p. 158). ÉDITION ORIGINALE. FIRST FRENCH EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGE EN ÉGYPTE ET EN SYRIE, pendant les années 1783, 1784 et 1785, suivi de considérations sur la guerre des russes et des turks, publiées en 1788 et 1789. [2 volumes].

      1825 - Paris, Parmantier & Froment, 1825. Deux volumes in-8 (134 X 211) basane fauve marbrée, encadrement de roulette dorée sur les plats avec au centre du plat supérieur un grand médaillon décoré de feuillage et rocaille et la mention dorée « Université de France - Collège R[oy]al de Louis Le Grand », dos lisse orné de filets, chainettes, dentelles et fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison maroquin vert lierre, tranches jaspées (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 436 pages, une carte et deux planches dépliantes ; Tome II : (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, 447 pages, deux cartes, un plan et deux planches dépliantes. Épidermure restaurée en queue du plat inférieur du second tome. DEUXIÈME ÉDITION COMPLÈTE illustrée de SEPT PLANCHES GRAVÉES DÉPLIANTES, dont trois cartes (carte de l'Egypte, de la Syrie et carte relative au partage éventuel de la Turquie), un plan et quatre planches d'après Cassas ou Benoist (vue du Sphinx, vue des pyramides de Djizé, vue de la cour carrée du temple du soleil à Balbek et vue des ruines de Palmyre dans le désert de Syrie). Ce titre constitue les tomes II et III des oeuvres complètes de Volney publiées par Parmantier. Il s'agit d'UN DES MEILLEURS OUVRAGES EN FRANÇAIS DE LA LITTÉRATURE DE VOYAGES. Constantin François Chasseboeuf, comte de VOLNEY (1757-1820), philosophe et orientaliste français, est considéré comme le précurseur des ethnologues, anthropologues et sociologues du XXe siècle. Parti pour l'Egypte à la fin de l'année de 1782, et après un séjour de huit mois dans un couvent égyptien pour y apprendre l'arabe, Volney passa trois années à voyager, la plupart du temps à pied, en Syrie et en Egypte, étudiant l'histoire, les institutions politiques, les moeurs et coutumes des habitants. Il passa sept mois au Caire et voyagea en 1785 avec le peintre orientaliste Louis-François CASSAS (1756-1827) en Syrie. Son ouvrage, qui n'est pas à proprement parler une relation de son voyage mais la somme de ses observations, eut un énorme succès. Il constitue le meilleur exposé sur l'Egypte ottomane à la fin du XVIIIe siècle et ses observations exactes et précises servirent par la suite de guide à l'expédition d'Egypte de Bonaparte. (HAGE-CHAHINE, 5096, qui donne la date de 1826 pour cette édition - GAY, 2275 - LAZARD, 397). BEL EXEMPLAIRE en reliure décorée aux ARMES du Collège Royal LOUIS LE GRAND. PLEASANT COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Viaggi alle Due Sicilie e in alcune parti dell' Appennino.

      Tip. Classici Italiani, 1825-26, Milano, - Sei voll. in 8°, pagg. XXXI, 387, (2); 464; 566, (3); 446, (2); 360, (2); 590, (3) e complessive 15 belle tavole incise su rame. I volumi 5° e 6° riguardano "Memorie sulla respirazione" e "Opuscoli di fisica animale e vegetabile". Legature in mezza tela (modeste), tit. oro a di dorsi Buono stato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wien, seine Geschicke und seine Denkwürdigkeiten.

      Wien, Franz Härter, 1823-1825. - Zwei Jahrgänge (27 Hefte) in 9 Bänden (= alles Erschienene). Mit 9 gest. Titeln, 13 gefalt. gedr. Tabellen bzw. Stammtafeln und 53 gest. und lithograph., teils gefalteten Tafeln. Marmorierte Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen. 8vo. Ein nach Nebehay/W. vollständiges Exemplar mit insgesamt 66 Beigaben der so praktisch nie vorkommenden Reihe. "Das Werk erschien ursprünglich in 2 Jahrgängen mit 27 Einzelheften und wurde erst später zu 9 Bänden zusammengefaßt [.] Die Kollation dieses für die Geschichte Wiens bedeutenden Werkes ist meist außerordentlich schwierig, da die Anzahl der Kupferstiche und Lithographien schwankt. Als vollständig können Exemplare angesehen werden, die 66-68 Tafeln und Tabellen [.] aufweisen. Die Tafeln 59 (Das Burgtor von Nobile) und 60 (Cortisches Kaffehaus im Volksgarten) sind allem Anschein nach nur einem Teil der ausgegebenen Exemplare beigebunden worden. Aber auch mit 66 Beigaben ist das Werk selten" (Nebehay/W.). - Dekorative Reihe in hübschen Wiener Einbänden der Zeit, innen durchgehend etwas stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Aus der Viennensia-Sammlung J. Auer mit dessen Bibliotheksschildchen in den vorderen Innendeckeln. Nebehay/Wagner 267. Gugitz I, 32. Slg. Mayer 192 (fehlen 5 Kupfer). Slg. Eckl IV, 155 (fehlen 5 Kupfer). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II. and James II. comprising His Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B. of St. John's College, Cambridge, from the Original Short-Hand MS. in the Pepsyian Library, and a Selection from His Private Correspondence. Edited by Richard, Lord Braybrooke. In Two Volumes. [First Edition].

      London: Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street. MDCCCXXV. London: Printed by S. and R. Bentley, Dorset Street. 1825 - Two volumes; quarto; size of bindings: 9 1/4 in. x 12 1/8 in. x 2 in. (thick); Volume 1: engraved frontispiece portrait of Pepys (Kneller/Bragg), printed title-page with with Pepys' crossed anchor device; contents, list of plates: [i]-xlii; pp. [1]-498; index title-page, + index: [i]-xlix. Volume 1 is illustrated with 8 engraved plates, including Pepys/Impington family pedigrees. Volume 2: frontispiece engraving of Pepys' Library in York Buildings (Nevill/Cooper), printed title-page with device; pp. [1]-311; Volume 2 is illustrated with 5 engraved plates (with a total of 7 portraits). All the plates show various degrees of tanning, or brown-spotting (foxing), with transfer of the images to the facing pages. Both volumes are bound without the half-tiles (as is usual). Bound in full, contemporary, brown Russia leather, with three, flat raised bands on the spines, with gilt-lettered titles, and richly gilt designs in compartments, with gilt borders around the covers, and large, gilt designs in the corners, gilt line borders on cover edges, inner leather turn-ins. All edges gilt, green headbands, and dark blue silk bookmarkers, bound in; dark blue-green, coated endpapers, with an early bookseller's label in the upper left corner of the front paste-downs: Jas Sage Bookseller. 4. Newmans Row, Lincolns Inn Fields., and a former owner's, small book label: Raymond E. Hughes. The bindings are unsigned, but high-quality bindings of the 1825-1850 period. The spine of the first volume has been skilfully rebacked in leather, with the original leather spine laid down. The spine ends, outer hinges, cover edges and corners show light wear, or rubbing (the top edge of the back cover of volume one, shows some abrasions to the leather surface, as do the lower edges, and cover corners, of both volumes). Some light, scattered tanning, or tan-spotting to some page margins. "Pepys commenced his diary in January of 1660, stopped May 1669 on account of his eyesight. Written in Shelton's system of shorthand which Pepys probably learned as a boy in college. It was first deciphered between 1819 and 1822 by John Smith afterward rector of Baldock, then an undergraduate of St. John's. In 1825 about half of the whole of the transcript was edited by Lord Braybrooke and published as the first edition. Unquestionably one of the world's greatest human documents." (-From a bookseller's description card in this set). Weight: 12 1/2 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Souvenirblatt, mit 14 Ansichten "Glück - Auf! - Ansichten vom Erzgebirge".

      . Aquatinta ( in Sepia ) v. Hoessel n. Rösel b. Simon Schropp & Comp., um 1825, 26 x 39,7. Einblattdruck ! Seltenes Blatt. Die 14 Ansichten zeigen die Bergbaustädte des Erzgebirges, aber auch Schächte und Gruben. Zum Beispiel: Gegend bei Zinnwald, Altenberg, Marienberg, Freiberg, usw.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Tables of Life Contingencies; Containing the Rate of Mortality among the Members of the Equitable Society, Together with a more Extensive Scale of Premiums for Life Assurances, and the Progressive Value of Life Policies

      London - For the Author, Sold by Longman & Co. 1825 - A scarce first edition of anearly nineteenth century tract on life insurance by eminent actuary, Griffith Davies. Griffith Davies, 1788-1855, was an actuary. In 1821 the projectors of the Guardian Assurance Company applied to Davies for advice and assistance when drawing up their constitution, and he was engaged to construct the necessary life tables. Towards the end of 1823 he was appointed the regular and permanent actuary of the Guardian at an annual salary of 150, an appointment which he held for the rest of his life. He constructed the first of many life tables for the newly established Reversionary Interest Society in 1823. Two years later he published Tables of Life Contingencies, which provided an extensive scale of premiums for life assurance -DNB. With a Riley Dunn & Wilson, Conservators & Booksellers, label to the rear pastedown. Condition: Rebound, with the original boards. Externally, the original boards are rubbed buthave been repaired during the rebind. Internally, firmly bound, with some marks and spots. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        The English Spy: An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, And Humorous. Comprising Scenes And Sketches In Every Bank Of Society, Being Portraits Of The Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric, and Notorious, Drawn From The Life By Bernard Blackmantle

      Sherwood, Jones 1825-1826, London - 412, 399 pages. 24 x 15 cm. 71 hand-colored aquatints with tissue guards, of which 67 are by Robert Cruikshank, 2 by Rowlandson and one each by T. Wageman and G.M. Brightly; full page woodcut [Five Principal Orders of Society], and 74 woodcuts in the text, of these 23 are by Rowlandson, the others by Cruikshank, Wageman and Huges. With first issue points -- plate at p.389 in Vol. I misdated 1284 and p.222 in Vol. 2 blank. CBEL Vol. 14, p. 225. " The English Spy, both in text and in illustrations, is sometimes as coarse as ever was Smollet in word or Gillray in drawing, it contains many lively representations of life, high and low, gives much curious information about real people still recongisable under their fictitious names [including Charles Kemble, Macready, Grimaldi, Mme. Vestris, Mathews and Wallack, and also George IV and his mistress] , and preserves many tales of a past age." Further, CBEL notes this work was considered an offshoot of "Life in London," and that Westmacott "appears to have been a blackmailer; but was a spirited and amusing writer." Purportedly, Westmacott received a horsewhipping from Charles Kemble three years after this work was published. ABBEY LIFE 325. TOOLEY 504. Elegantly bound by W. Root & Son. raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, elaborate cover border panel gilt motifs frame inner four corner floral designs in gilt, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. Exceptionally clean, bright set; plates and text, Vol. I covers rehinged. Early 20th century full brick crushed morocco. Teg. Two vols. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        Il perfetto Cavaliere, opera corredata di stampe miniate rappresentanti le varie specie de' cavalli, incominciando dal selvaggio, co' loro differenti mantelli, ed accompagnata dalla storia naturale del cavallo scritta da Buffon.

      Sonzogno, 1825-27, Milano, - Due voll. in-4° (testo) e in-4° grande (tavole); 4 cc., 568 pp. (errori di numerazione), 2 cc. di appendice (tra p. 108 e p. 109) - 1 c. (titolo) e solo 47 tavole su 77 Legatura coeva in mezzo pelle titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi. Edizione originale, dedicata al Principe Emilio Belgiojoso, rara e ricercata di questo bellissimo trattato sull'equitazione. L'opera è "accompagnata dalla storia naturale del cavallo scritta da Buffon; dalla Scuola di cavalleria di Gueriniere, contenente la conoscenza, l'istruzione e la conservazione del medesimo, con nuove aggiunte tratte da piu' recenti autori, da alcune osservazioni sul tipo di bellezza fissatogli da più celebri artisti sì antichi che moderni, da tutti i migliori squarci con cui celebrollo la poesia, ed infine da notizie storiche de' più famosi Cavalli". Il primo volume contiene il testo ed è diviso in 2 parti: Scuola di cavalleria e Della maniera di allevare i cavalli secondo i differenti usi ai quali si destinano; in Appendice, descrizione delle tavole. Il nome dell'autore si ricava dalla dedica. Le tavole disegnate da Vernet furono incise in parte all'acquatinta in parte in litografia dallo stesso Locatelli. Brunet IV, 498. Graesse V, 201. ottimo stato. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Biggio]
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        Süd östliche Ansicht von Wurzach' aufg u auf Stein gez v C Feller Blick vom Gottesberg über die Ach auf die Stadt, im Vordergrund auf Zaun junger Wanderer mit Fernrohr

      um 1825. - Federlithographie, Bildformat 20 x 36 cm, unter Passepartout/Glas gerahmt, Papier schwach braunfleckig, gutes Exemplar, Rarissimum! --- Noch ganz im Stil einer lithographischen Inkunabel.- Conrad Feller (14.7.1808 Wurzach - 12.10.1830 Heilbronn) entstammt der noch wenig erforschten Wurzacher Goldarbeiterfamilie Feller. Er war offensichtlich auch Goldarbeiter, vermutlich bei seinem Halbbruder Peter Paul. Daneben betätigte er sich als Lithograph.- Er starb nur 22jährig.- in einer Notiz zu seinem Tod im Verkündbuch Bd. III von 1830 des Pfarramt St. Verena Bad Wurzach wird er als Goldarbeiter und 'Graveur' bezeichnet. -- "Eine lithographierte und signierte Stadtansicht Wurzachs von seiner Hand befindet sich in Privatbesitz" (Otto Frisch/Werner Schmidt in Weltkunst 11/2001; 1737 Anm. 20).-

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche]
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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE J. RACINE, 7 TOMES (COMPLET)

      Chez Lefèvre, Paris 1825 - RO40160220: 7 tomes d'env. 500-600 pages chacun. Gravure en noir et blanc en frontispice du tome I (portrait). Titre, tomaison et motifs dorés sur les dos. Tranches marbrées. Avec les notes de tous les commentateurs. 4e édition publiée par L. Aimé-Martin. Tome I: Préface. Mémoires sur la vie et les ouvrages de J. Racine, Louis Racine. La Thébaïde. Alexandre le Grand. Andromaque. Tome II: Les Plaideurs. Britannicus. Bérénice. Bajazet. Tome III: Mithridate. Iphigénie en Aulide. Phèdre. Tome IV: Esther. Athalie. Poésies diverses: Le Paysage, Odes, etc. Tome V: Lettre de Racine à l'auteur des Hérésies imaginaires et des deux Visionnaires. Préface de Racine. Fragments sur Port-Royal. Fragments historiques. Relation du siège de Namur, etc. Tome VI: Discours académiques. Lettres de Racine écrites dans sa jeunesse. Correspondance en tre Racine et La Fontaine. Correspondance entre Racine et Boileau. Pièces diverses, etc. Tome VII: Banquet de Platon, traduit. Lettre de Racine à Boileau. Fragments du premier Livre de la Poétique d'Aristote, etc. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos frotté. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 840.04-XVII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wien, seine Geschicke und seine Denkwürdigkeiten.

      Wien, Franz Härter, 1823-1825. - Zwei Jahrgänge (27 Hefte) in 9 Bänden (= alles Erschienene). Mit 9 gest. Titeln, 13 gefalt. gedr. Tabellen bzw. Stammtafeln und 53 gest. und lithograph., teils gefalt. Tafeln. Grüne Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel und -vergoldung. Lesebändchen. 8vo. Ein nach Nebehay/W. vollständiges Exemplar mit insgesamt 66 Beigaben der so praktisch nie vorkommenden Reihe. "Das Werk erschien ursprünglich in 2 Jahrgängen mit 27 Einzelheften und wurde erst später zu 9 Bänden zusammengefaßt [.] Die Kollation dieses für die Geschichte Wiens bedeutenden Werkes ist meist außerordentlich schwierig, da die Anzahl der Kupferstiche und Lithographien schwankt. Als vollständig können Exemplare angesehen werden, die 66-68 Tafeln und Tabellen [.] aufweisen. Die Tafeln 59 (Das Burgtor von Nobile) und 60 (Cortisches Kaffehaus im Volksgarten) sind allem Anschein nach nur einem Teil der ausgegebenen Exemplare beigebunden worden. Aber auch mit 66 Beigaben ist das Werk selten" (Nebehay/W.). - Dekorative Reihe in hübschen Wiener Einbänden der Zeit, innen durchgehend etwas stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Aus der Viennensia-Sammlung Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Engel. Nebehay/Wagner 267. Gugitz I, 32. Slg. Mayer 192 (fehlen 5 Kupfer). Slg. Eckl IV, 155 (fehlen 5 Kupfer). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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