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        Scholia Antiqua in Sophoclis Tragoedias Septem E Codice Laurentiano

      E Typographeo Clarendoniano, Oxonii 1825 - Fine copy in the original vellum over marble boards; gilt-tooled title and compartment decorations. An exceptional copy of a now scarce edition. Scans and additional detail on request. 1 Kg. 351 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The English Spy: An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, and Humorous, Comprising Scenes and Sketches in Every Rank of Society . . . Drawn from Life By Bernard Blackmantle (2 volumes)

      Sherwood, Jones And Co., London 1825 - Book. 72 handcolored aquatint plates by Robert Cruikshank, except 2 by Thomas Rowlandson and 1 other by Wageman and Brightly). Also many woodcut textual illustrations and one full page woodcut at beginning of tale. Text: xxiii + 416 + xv + 399 pp. Text and plates are remarkably clean, with only some of the usual offsetting opposite plate pages. Full morocco binding tight and robust, with intricate gilded decoration on spine bright. Spine with raised bands. Only qualification is wear along edges of spine, which can benefit from touch up. Photos availalbe if serious interest. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        A treatise of the spleen and vapours: or, hypochondriacal and hysterical affections. With three discourses on the nature and cure of the cholick, melancholy, and palsies. Never before published

      London, Pemberton, 1825.. 20 x 13cm, Leder d.Zt., Deckelblindprägung, Rückenschild (mit Fehlstellen), XXXIV, 1 Bl., 284 S.. sehr seltene EA von einem der ersten Werke über Befindlichkeitsstörungen, die mit körperlichen und affektiven Symptomen auftreten und immer schon Ärzte und später Psychiater herausforderten, weil keine richtigen Ursachen faßbar waren. Blackmore (1653-1729) definierte hier erstmals den "English Spleen", sieht Zusammenhänge zum Klima, zur Luft, zum übermäßigen Fleischkonsum u.a.m., und dieser "Spleen" wird zum Unterscheidungsmerkmal zwischen Briten und anderen Nationen (vgl. DÖRNER 43f. in "Bürger und Irre", HUNTER/MACALPINE 319ff.).

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Am Osning]
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        The Botanic Garden; consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, cultivated in Great Britain; with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations. Volumes I-VII

      Simpkin & Marshall, London 1825 - Volumes I - VII of the 1st edition of Maund's Botanic Garden ranging in date from 1825 to 1836 (Vol VII is undated) with 167 of 168 fine hand coloured plates. It was originally issued in parts and these volumes are in what looks like an original publisher's cloth binding which is worn and disintegrating with some poor stitching, so this set has been priced to take account of rebinding costs. The book is in a square octavo format and text pages are printed on one side only. The contents are clean and bright with beautiful colouring on the plates (faults are listed in the detailed description below). There is some offsetting where particularly strong colour has been applied and shows through to the back of the plates. All have a decorative title page and an additional title page. Vol IV has a third title page part way through the book. All are unpaginated. Vol I has a dedication 'to the lovers of Botany', preface and index - the 9th plate has some browning at the edges and there are some loose pages. Vol II has a preface and index pages. Some initial leaves are detached and the decorative title is browned. One plate lacks a tissue guard and one plate is slightly spotty as are around 5 of the surrounding text pages. Vol III has an index. The 18th plate has a slight crease at the bottom. Vol IV has a preface, index and dedication page to the Queen. The preliminaries, and title page are spotted; there is a small ink signature to the top of the second title page; and 2 plates have slight marking. Vol V has a preface and index and one plate is placed as a frontispiece. The frontispiece, and 2 title pages are spotted and 2 plates have light spotting. Vol VI has a preface and index and one plate is a frontispiece. There is some offsetting from the decorative title page onto the frontispiece and the decorative title page has browning. One plate has half a tissue guard and one plate has a small mark. Vol VII has 23 of 24 plates and one plate is a frontispiece. It has a preface, index to Part XIV and index to volume. The decorative title page is browned and there is a small hole in the second title page. 2 plates have slight marking. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Raccolta per ordine di materie delle Leggi, Provvidenze, Editti, Manifesti, ecc. pubblicati dal principio dell'anno 1681 sino agli 8 di dicembre 1798 sotto il. dominio della Real Casa di Savoia per servire di continuazione a quella del Senatore Borelli.

      Davico e Picco,, Torino, 1825 - In-folio antico (322x200mm), pp. XVI, 742, (2) di errata, legatura coeva m. pergamena con titolo calligrafato all'epoca su tassello cartaceo al dorso. Stemma sabaudo inciso al frontespizio. Bell'esemplare. Il secondo volume, in sé del tutto autonomo, di questa monumentale raccolta giuridica pubblicata in 30 volumi tra il 1818 e il 1846, con cambiamenti di editore nel corso della pubblicazione; il corpus fu concepito come continuazione e integrazione della raccolta del Borelli. Numerosi, in questo volume, i riferimenti alla situazione degli Ebrei e dei Valdesi del Piemonte. Hugon & Gonnet, 3048.

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        FORTY YEARS IN THE WORLD; OR, SKETCHES AND TALES OF A SOLDIER'S LIFE. By the Author of "Fifteen Years in India," "Memoirs of India," &c. &c. &c

      Paris: Printed for A. and W. Galignani,. 1825. 12mo, three volumes: pp. [i-iv] [vii] viii-x [xi-xiv] [1] 2-318; [i-vi] [1] 2-326; [i-vi] [1] 2-319 [320: printer's imprint] [note: signature (A) of volume 1 is a gathering of six leaves and is complete despite mispagination; preliminaries of all three volumes are cancels, first two tipped in on stubs; half-title leaves present in all volumes],. early nineteenth-century marbled boards with green leather shelf backs, spines lettered and tooled in gold, blue speckled edges, green ribbon markers.. Bindings rubbed, mostly at spine ends and corner tips, small chip to. fore-edge margin of leaf M11 of volume three, a very good set.. (#115303). First edition, continental issue. The UK domestic issue has the 1825 imprint of London publisher George B. Whittaker. There is, apparently, a first printing of the London edition at University of Illinois, Champagne- Urbana. OCLC records five copies, all marked second or third edition; COPAC gives two holdings, a second edition at Oxford and a third edition at Cambridge. Volumes one and two of the Galignanis' Paris edition were printed in London by Cox and Baylis, Great Queen Street; volume three has the Cox and Baylis imprint on half-title recto, but a different printer's imprint on page [320]: "London / Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars." No copies of this Paris edition are recorded in COPAC or OCLC. Robert Grenville Wallace (1786-1851) went out to India in 1805. During his military service he traveled widely throughout the country. His experiences and observations are recorded in two nonfiction books, FIFTEEN YEARS IN INDIA (1822) and MEMOIRS OF INDIA (1824), the latter a primer on East India intended for young men heading out there. Block, The English Novel 1740-1850, p. 247. Garside, Raven and Schowerling, The English Novel 1770-1829 1825: 84. No copies of any editions are recorded by NSTC. Not in Gupta, India in English Fiction, 1800-1970.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Diary of Henry Teonge, chaplain on board His Majesty's ships Assistance, Bristol, and Royal Oak, anno 1675 to 1679.

      London, Charles Knight, 1825. - 8vo. XVIII, (2), 327, (1) pp. With engr. t. p. and lithogr. folding facsimile. Modern half calf (by Bayntun's, Bath) with giltstamped red spine label and marbled boards. Edges sprinkled in red. First edition. - The fame of the English clergyman Teonge (1621-90) rests on his present work. Due to financial difficulties, he enlisted in the Navy and became a chaplain on the ships Assistance, Bristol and Royal Oak, completing three voyages to the Mediterranean, where he searched for pirates, landed in Syria and visited Malta, Zante, Cephalonia, and Aleppo. - "The interest of Teonge's life is concentrated in the diary of the few years he spent at sea, which gives an amusing and precious picture of life in the navy at that time. This journal, from 20 May 1675 to 28 June 1679, having lain in manuscript for over a century, was purchased from a Warwickshire family by Charles Knight, who edited it in 1825 as ‘The Diary of Henry Teonge,’ with a facsimile of the first folio of the manuscript (London, 8vo). The narrative reveals the diarist as a pleasant, lively, easy-going man, not so strict as to prevent his falling in with the humours of his surroundings" (DNB). The diary contains accounts of cruises in the Channel, Atlantic, and Mediterranean, leavened with occasional songs, sonnets, acrostics, etc. "The nature of Teonge's diary, and the disappearance of the manuscript for almost a century after its first publication in 1825, led to persistent suggestions that it might have been a forgery. Confirmation both of Teonge's existence and of the sequence of events which he recorded came from the Admiralty records in the Public Record Office, and the re-emergence of the manuscript itself at a Sotheby’s sale in 1918 put the matter conclusively to rest" (ODNB). - Occasional insignificant brownstaining; altogether a well-preserved copy. Allibone 2375. DNB 56, 76. Lowndes 2605. Weber II, 412. OCLC 2438435. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi?s auserlesener Briefwechsel. In zwei Bänden.

      Leipzig, Gerhard Fleischer, 1825, 27 - 8°, XXX, 1 Bl., 516 S.; IV, 1 Bl., 494 S., Kart. d. Zeit m Rückenschild, Etwas berieben, Namenszug u. Stempelchen a. Titelblatt, wenig stockfleckig, schönes exemplar. EA. Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743-1819), deutscher Philosoph, Jurist, Kaufmann und Schriftsteller. Seit 1765 war er Freimaurer und gleichzeitig Schatzmeister der Loge ?La Parfaite Amitié? in Düsseldorf. 1772 wurde er zum Mitglied der jülisch-bergischen Hofkammer ernannt und gab ein Jahr später den Handelsberuf auf, um sich ausschließlich Literatur und Philosophie zu widmen. In Genf hatte er bereits Werke im Sinne der Aufklärung von Charles Bonnet und Rousseaus Emile und die Glaubensbekenntnisse eines savoyardischen Vikars kennengelernt. Zeitlebens Kontakte mit Aufklärern wie Frans Hemsterhuis, Georg Forster, Johann Georg Hamann, Johann Gottfried Herder, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Jean Paul und mit Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Raccolta de monumenti più interessanti del Re. Museo Borbonico e di varie collezioni private.

      Naples, Museo Reale, 1825. - Large 4to (235 x 282 mm). Engr. t. p., 160 (1 folding) outline engravings. Contemp. green boards with giltstamped title to spine. First edition. - The plates depict classical busts, sculptures, vases, candelabra, armours, pitchers, murals, etc. For the ceramist R. Gargiulo (d. 1858) cf. Minghetti, Ceramisti (Milan, 1939). - Some insignificant foxing. Includes a ms. list of plates (8 pp.) at the end. Binding slightly rubbed. From the library of Duke Max in Bavaria (1808-88), father of Empress Elizabeth of Austria, with his shelfmark label. Brunet II, 1485. Borroni 1856 (both mentioning 80 plates only). Murray III, 45 (citing two vols. with 200 plates). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Traité clinique et physiologique de l'encéphalite, ou inflammation du cerveau et de ses suites, telles que le ramolissement, la suppuration, les abcès, les tubercules, le squirrhe, le cancer, etc.

      J.B. Baillière, Paris 1825 - In-8, XXIV, 350 pp., demi-chagrin vert de l¿époque, dos un peu passé, tranches marbrées, coins usés, cachet de bibliothèque au titre (Dr. L.M.), très bon état intérieur hormis de légères rousseurs. Jean Baptiste Bouillaud (1796-1881) fut professeur de clinique médicale à la Charité, où il fut l¿un des plus grands cliniciens après Corvisart. Il devint doyen de la faculté de médecine de Paris, membre de l¿Académie de médecine (et président de cette Académie en 1862), membre de l¿Académie des sciences. Balzac s¿inspira de Bouillaud pour son personnage du Docteur Bianchon. Bouillaud avait déjà fait paraître, quelques mois auparavant, dans Archives Générales de Médecine, un article préliminaire intitulé « Recherches cliniques propres à démontrer que la perte de la parole correspond à la lésion des lobules antérieurs du cerveau, et à confirmer l¿opinion de Gall, sur le siège du langage articulé ». (Garrison & Morton, 4618) Bouillaud distingue deux types d¿aphasie (expressive et amnésique). Il est le premier à assigner aux lobes frontaux le siège du langage articulé, et sera malheureusement le seul à défendre cette idée jusqu¿à la publication de Broca en 1861. Sur la base de plusieurs observations anatomo-cliniques, Bouillaud formule clairement ce que l¿on appellera la « double dissociation », principe qui sera à la base de la neuropsychologie. Ces conclusions suscitèrent l¿opposition d¿Andral et de Flourens. Les contemporains de Bouillaud étaient dans l¿ensemble réticents à accepter cette théorie, gardant sans doute en souvenir les concepts de la phrénologie (d¿autant plus que Bouillaud était membre fondateur de la Société phrénologique). S. Finger, Origins of neuroscience, p. 37 ; Heirs of Hippocrates, 1561 ; cf. Garrison & Morton, 1395 (citant cet ouvrage dans le commentaire) et 4618 (article préliminaire) ; X. Seron et al., Neuropsychologie humaine, pp. 23-24. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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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.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Library Companion. 2nd ed. 2 vols. large paper copy

      Harding, Triphook, and Lepard, London, 1825, - DIBDIN, T[homas] F[rognall]. The Library Companion; or, The Young Man's Guide, and The Old Man's Comfort, in the Choice of a Library. Second Edition.[In Two Volumes]. London : Printed for Harding, Triphook, and Lepard, Finsbury-Square; and J. Major, Fleet-Street, MDCCCXXV [1825]. Pp (10),[i]-l,[1]-412,(2); (6),413-899,(1,ad),(2). 8vo, full brown calf, gilt decoration to covers, gilt borders and dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. LARGE PAPER COPY. Vol.1 has been respined with original spine laid on (and loss of most of the corresponding gilt), light foxing to half-title and preliminary and final blanks, else a very good solid volume. Outer hinges of Vol.2 cracked and one-inch tear to spine repaired (with some loss of gilt at that area), front hinge tender, some edgewear, light foxing to half-title and preliminary and final few leaves, else very good. Both volumes have a bookplate to front pastedown. A nice set of the Large paper Edition. 2,500.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        The Library Companion; Or, the Young Man's Guide, and the Old Man's Comfort, in the Choice of a Library. by the Rev. T. F. Dibdin .

      London, Harding, Triphook, And Lepard, [Etc. ] 1825 - Description: 3 p. L. , l, 899 p. 23 cm. "Synoptical table of subjects and authors": p. [xxix]-l. Subjects: Book collecting--Great Britain. Best books--Great Britain. Finely bound in full contemporary aniline calf. Spine bands somewhat worn. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands; Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt, boards gilt-bordered. An uncommonly good example - scans &c. On request. 2 Kg. 899 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trabalhos medicos offerecidos a Magestade do Senhor D. Pedro I, Imperador do Brasil?.

      Rio de Janeiro, Typographia Nacional, (1825). - Small woodcut vignettes on title-page and divisional titles. (4 ll.), 74, (1 blank l.), 122 pp., (1 l. errata). 4°, disbound, text block edges sprinkled blue-green. In very good condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this interesting collection of works by one of Brazil's foremost physicians. The first work, with divisional title and separate pagination, is @Memoria sobre algumas enfermidades do Rio de Janeiro, e mui particularmente sobre o abuso geral, e pernicioso effeito da applicação da preciosa casca peruviana, ou quina. In it Bomtempo draws upon his seven years' experience treating tropical fevers in Angola to propose new treatments for a summer fever (complicated by hepatitis) and a winter fever then endemic in Brazil, and criticizes the excessive use of quinine. The other works, each with a divisional title but paginated continuously, are @Plano ou regulamento interino, para os exercicios da Academia Medico-Cirurugica do Rio de Janeiro, feito, e dirigido a Secretaria d'Estado dos Negocios do Reino, por officio de 14 de Agosto de 1820 (proposals for improving the Academy's medical school); @Regulamento interino para a fisicatura mor do Imperio do Brasil (proposals for improving government oversight of the medical and pharmaceutical professions, and public health); and @Esboço de hum systema de medicina pratica, pelo qual em qualquer parte do globo se podem curar todas as molestias irritativas, com hum só, e simples remedio; applicação e formação d'este . . . . These works sometimes appear on the market separately, but were meant to be bound together. Despite a statement by Innocêncio to the contrary, we are virtually certain there was only one printing.A native of Lisbon, Bomtempo (1774-1843) received his medical training at the University of Coimbra. In 1798 he was appointed @physico-mór of Angola, and in 1808 left for Brazil, where he became senior physician to D. Pedro I. Later he served as director of the Academia Médico-Cirúrgica in Rio de Janeiro. His writings include @Compendios de materia medica (Rio de Janeiro, 1814), the first materia medica printed in Brazil, and @Compendios de medicina pratica (Rio de Janeiro, 1815), which Guerra termed "the most important medical book of colonial Brazil."---- Sacramento Blake V, 39: calling for 204 pp., and noting that it is a reprint of the @Memoria, Plano and @Esboço. Innocêncio V, 23. Not in Valle Cabral, together or separately. Mindlin, @Highlights 486. JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 825/1. Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto 588. Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da Colecção Portuguesa I, 47. Rodrigues 417-9: calling for 2 ll. (general title and dedication), then (2 ll.), 74 pp. with the @Memoria, then 122 pp., (1 l.) with the @Plano, etc.; see also 420, the @Plano separately listed with 40, (1) pp. Ferreira de Mira, @História da medicina portuguesa pp. 306-7. Maggs, @Bibliotheca brasiliensis 296. Wellcome II, 197. NUC: CtY-M (calling for 74, 122 pp. only), PPULC, PPC, DCU-IA, DNLM, DLC. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        Physikalisches Wörterbuch neu bearbeitet von Brandes, Gmelin, Horner, Muncke, Pfaff, später auch Littrow.

      Leipzig, E. B. Schwickert, 1825-45. - 10 Bände, 1 Register-Band und Tafelband (in 19 Bänden) Atlas (Quer-4°) mit 6 (3 doppelblattgroßen) gestochenen Karten und 278 Kupfertafeln (komplett), Text-Bände mit über 16000 S. Neue marmorierte Halblederbände im Stil der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. Stark erweiterte Ausgabe der 1. Aufl., die in 4 Bdn. und Supplement 1787-95 erschien. - Poggendorff I, 867; Roller/Goodman I, 449; NDB VI, 134: "Entscheidende Verdienste um die Physik erwarb (Gehler) sich durch die Herausgabe des ersten systematischen physikalischen Handwörterbuches in deutscher Sprache, das das gesamte damalige physikalische Wissen kritisch und verläßlich in alphabetischer Folge vorlegte und an Qualität fremdsprachige Werke ähnlicher Art weit übertraf." - J. S. T. Gehler (1751-95) aus Görlitz studierte Naturwissenschaften, Mathematik und Jura. Er war u.a. Mitglied des Magistrats und Beisitzer des Oberhofgerichts der Stadt Leipzig. - Bd. 11 enthält das Sach- und Namenregister, ein alphabetisches Verzeichniss der lateinischen, griechischen, französischen und englischen Kunstwörter sowie von C. L. v. Littrow Nachträge zu dem Verzeichnis geographischer Ortsbestimmungen. Teils braunfleckig, Tafeln mit wenigen kleinen hinterlegten Einrissen. - Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH]
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        Gesamtansicht über den Main, am Flußufer Fischer, auf dem Fluß ein Floß.

      . Lithographie von F. Mayer, um 1825, 24,5 x 35,5 cm.. Lentner 8833. - Sehr seltene Ansicht in einem schönen, breitrandigen Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Travels through Russia, Siberia, Poland, Austria, Saxony, Prussia, Hanover, &c. &c. Undertaken during the Years 1822, 1823, and, 1824, while suffering from Total Blindness, and comprising an Account of the Author being conducted a State Prisoner from the Eastern Parts of Siberia. Second Edition.

      London: Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825 - Octavo (213 × 132 mm) Contemporary sage green, straight-grained morocco by Bentley of Poland Street, red morocco label, flat bands gilt tooled, compartments with repeated arabesque design in blind, French fillet gilt panels to the boards, small floral corner-tools, foliate edge-roll, marbled edges and endpapers. Spine slightly sunned, tail-cap repaired, short split to tail of the upper joint, light toning, mild off-set from the plates, a very good copy. Volume I with stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece, volume II with steel-engraved frontispiece, and 4 extremely lively lithographic plates after Gauci Jnr to each. Second edition in the same year as the first. In 1798, Holman, aged just 12, joined the Navy as a first class volunteer, and served until 1810, when he was invalided out with severe rheumatism, shortly afterwards becoming totally blind. He was made a naval knight of Windsor, but found the regime too restrictive and "managed to convince the authorities that the terms of the endowment allowed leave of absence both for study (he attended lectures of the University of Edinburgh from 1813 to 1818) and for travel to recruit his health"(ODNB). Over the next 20 years or so, embarked on the series of travels - eventually more or less completing a circuit of the globe "an achievement he resolved on when he first went to sea" - that were the origin of his soubriquet, 'The Blind Traveller.' The present account is that of his trip to Russia in 1822-4. Arriving in St. Petersburg "he proceeded to Moscow and Novgorod, and then, without official permission and with no knowledge of the language, across Siberia to Irkutsk." (Howgego) Here he was arrested as a spy, and "escorted to Moscow in chains and held for eighteen months" before he was accompanied to the Polish border to make his way back to England. His accounts were were attacked at the time as the products of imagination rather than of experience, and Holman's being blind may have seemed to lend substance to the accusations. However, one who knew him well described his memory as "indelible," and he did record aides mémoires for himself using the noctograph, a device with which he is portrayed in the frontispiece. An excellent copy of an uncommon account of Russia by the man described in a recent biography as 'the world's greatest traveller.' Howgego, II, H31; Roberts, A Sense of the World (2009).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Fables inédites des XIIe, XIIIe et XIVe siècles, et Fables de La Fontaine rapprochées de celles de tous les auteurs qui avoient, avant lui, traité les mêmes sujets, précédées d'une Notice sur les Fabulistes, par A. C. M. Robert

      Cabin, Paris 1825 - Deux volumes in-8 (213 x 135 mm), tome 1 : cclxij - (1) ff. - 368 pp., tome 2 : faux-titre - titre - 604 pp., demi-veau fauve, dos à quatre nerfs orné or et à froid, tranches marbrées (reliure d'époque). Premier tirage du portrait de La Fontaine gravé par Cathelin d'après Rigaud et des 90 jolies figures gravées en taille douce par Paul Legrand. Quatre fac-simile d'écriture. Très rare. (frottements, charnières du tome 1 fragiles, rousseurs éparses, pliure à l'angle inférieur des cxxv premières pages, coupure à l'angle inférieur de la planche p. 90). // Two octavo volumes (213 x 135 mm), vol. 1 : cclxij - (1) ff. - 368 pp., vol. 2 : faux-titre - titre - 604 pp., fawn half-calf, spine tooled in gilt and blind raised on four bands, marbled edges (contemporary binding). First printing of the portrait of La Fontaine engraved by Cathelin after Rigaud and the 90 nice figures etched by Paul Legrand. Four fac-simile of writing. Very rare. (rubbings, hinges of vol. 1 cracked, scattered spots, in vol. 1 folding on lower corner of the first cxxv pages, lower corner of plate p. 90 cut).

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      CHEZ MME Ve MAIRE-NYON - BACHELIER 1825 - RO30116813: 372 et 10 planches hors textes en noir et blanc + 191 et 6 planches hors textes en noir et blanc + 153 pages et 13 planches hors textes en noir et blanc. Trois ouvrages réunis en un. Signature originale de DESDOUITS. Traces de stylo. In-8 Relié. Etat passable. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Pliures Classification Dewey : 840.091-XX ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plays and Poems.

      London. William Pickering. 1825. - The very rare and significant 'Wreath Edition', containing the attributed works and Samuel Johnson's classic preface. Illustrated with a Frontis engraving. 11 Volumes,complete as issued. Octoavo. (182 x 111mm), Sumptuously bound in period Full scarlet crushed levant morocco. Blind rules to front and rear covers with gilt tooled harp device. Ornate gilt tooled fleural and harp motifs to spines. Gilt titles. Elaborate gilt tooled inner-dentelles. Elaborate gilt-tooled edges. aeg. Some mild soiling to various covers. A Fine, crisp very appealing set. Jaggard p. 516; Lowndes 3, 2266. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Universal Geography, or A Description of All the Parts of the World, on a New Plan (Volumes 1-4 in 8 Parts; Volume 5, Part 2)

      Printed for Adam Black; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London, Edinburgh 1825 - First edition. A complete set of volumes 1-4 in 8 parts, and part 2 only of volume 5. Illustrated with tables and charts, and 4 engraved folding plates. All nine parts in the original illustrated wrappers: volume 1, parts 1 and 2 each with two folding plates at the rear, volume 3 part 2 with title and half-title pages and prefatory text bound in at the rear. A scarce part set of Conrad Malte-Brun's Geography with the publisher's tipped-in printed subscriber notices and advertisements present. Owner's inscription in ink on the front free endpapers, ex-library with perforated stamp and small shelf numbers on the front wraps. Scattered chipping to the spine backs, the first four leaves of part 2 of volume 4 (front free endpaper and pages 289-294) are damaged at the foredge, else a very good well-preserved set. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Henry Colburn, London 1825 - The first edition of the most famous set of diaries in the English language. Pepys began his journals in January 1660 and stopped writing in 1669 as his eyesight grew worse. He wrote the books in Shelton's shorthand which the diarist had probably learned while a student. It was first deciphered between 1819 and 1822 by John Smith, an undergraduate, and afterwards rector of Baldock. In 1825 half of the deciphered manuscript was edited by Richard, Lord Braybrooke and published as the first edition by Henry Colburn, in London. The set has two volumes: the first with xlii and 498 pp, plus a general index, xlix, and the second with 311pp. Large quarto. Handsome leather covered boards to both volumes, both rebacked sensitively and well with original burgundy labels, raised bands, and gilt motifs. Volume 1 has 8 plates, including portrait frontispiece, facsimile of Pepys's writing, and Pepys's family tree. Volume 2 has 5 plates, portraits, folding map, etc. There is some foxing to most of the pages with plates and their neighbouring pages, and some mirroring of plates to opposite pages. Apart from that, the text pages are very crisp and clean, with magnificently clear print. Pages have gilt edges, tops and bottoms. "A document of extraordinary interest, on account both of the light that its sincere narrative throws on the author's own lovable character, and of the vivid picture that it gives of contemporary everyday life, of the administration of the navy, and of the ways of the court" . One of the most important and revealing diaries in English, in a most attractive set. As with many nineteenth century and later editions, Pepys's franker memoirs have been discreetly censored. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposition du systeme naturel des nerfs du corps humain.

      Merlin, Paris 1825 - Exposition du système naturel des nerfs du corps humain, suivi des mémoires sur le même sujet . . . Traduit de l’anglais par J. Genest. 8vo. xii, 270, [2]pp. 4 folding plates. Paris: J. S. Merlin, 1825. 220 x 137 mm. (uncut). Quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Minor foxing and toning, but very good. From the library of French physiologist Charles-Émile François-Franck (1849-1921), with his donation stamp on the title; library stamps of the Collège de France also present on title. First Edition in French, containing "a new preface by the translator and a new preface by Bell" (Cranefield, p. 17). This copy was once owned by Charles-Émile François-Franck, who succeeded E. J. Marey in the chair of physiology at the Collège de France. He is best known for his studies on the excitability of the cerebral cortex and localization of function (see Garrison-Morton 1417), his experimental valvulotomy of the heart (see Garrison-Morton 3022.1), and his film motion studies conducted while serving as Marey’s assistant in the Collège’s laboratory of pathologic physiology. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alcuni scritti e dettati inediti. Prima edizione.

      Majno., Piacenza. 1825 - In 8°, br. muta, pp. 64. Barbe. Ampi marg. Lievi mende alla cop. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians

      W. Borradaile, 1825-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Vol 1, 2, 4. VOLUME Three is missing! Some light foxing. Moderate rubbing to the corners. Bindings are holding.

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        The Proceedings Relative to Calling the Conventions of 1776 and 1790, The Minutes of the Convention That Formed The Present Constitution of Pennsylvania, Together With The Charter to William Penn, The Constitutions of 1776 and 1790, and A View of the Proceedings of the Convention of 1776, and The Council of Censors

      Harrisburg: Printed by John S. Wiestling. 1825. First. First edition. 384, (iv)pp. Rebound in modern cloth with black leather spine label gilt. Early former owner's name in ink on front endpaper of a Pennsylvania Assemblyman ("Michael Graeff"), bottom corners of first couple of leaves torn, moderate foxing to text and light dampstainng to bottom of front board, an attractive, very good copy with nice, wide and untrimmed margins. .

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        S. E. el Vice-Presidente de la Republica, encargado del Poder Ejecutivo, ha tenido a bien espedir el presente Reglamento para el Estado Mayor Jeneral.

      1825 - Santander’s Reglamento for the Estado Mayor Jeneral as Vice President of the great Colombia. 1825. Bogota, November 8. In 4to (260 mm x 195 mm). 6 ff. Unbound. Uneven edges, paper toned, tears not affecting. Extremely rare, we have been unable to locate another copy of this imprint, given by Francisco Paula de Santander (1792 – 1840) as Vice President of what is not known as the Great Colombia –a position that would accompany him from 1819 to 1827, thus most of its duration- and undersigned by Carlos Soublette (1789 – 1870), a Venezuelan procer, who had been recently appointed Minister of War and Marine (March, 1825) of Colombia. The Reglamento gives outlines for the conformation of the military (members of staff, quantity, succession, distribution of salaries, etc.) and details all aspects of rule and command for infantry and cavalry, again with specifications of their conformations (number of officers, rations for horses according to the rank of the officer, etc.). Amongst the subjects mentioned, is who is in charged of requesting and making maps, designing fortresses and parks, amongst others. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GALERÍA INDUSTRIAL Ó APLICACION DE LOS PRODUCTOS DE LA NATURALEZA A LOS ARTES Y OFICIOS; su orígen, sus progresos y perfeccion, representados en una serie de ciento cinquenta estampas, dibujadas y grabadas con gusto por artistas inteligentes; con un texto explicativo, para el uso de la infancia y de la juventud. Por la Sra. H******, autor de la Geografía Viviente, etc. y traducida al español con algunas notas.

      Imp. Bernal. Madrid, 1825 - . 17 cm, apaisado. IV-178 pág. Ilustr. con 32 lám., contando el frontispicio y la portada, con un total de 150 grabados, cinco por cada lám. Enc. posterior en plena piel, nervios, ruedas en ambos planos. Señal de óxido. Algún que otro cerco antiguo de humedad. Palau 96686. * Edición española de esta curiosa obra dedicada a ampliar los conocimientos de los niños y la juventud, en cuanto a la manufacturación de productos habituales de la vida cotidiana. El texto se divide en veintiocho noches, en las que se explican los distintos productos, su fabricación y algunos oficios. Ciencias. Artes y oficios. Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Divinity, or Discourses on The Being of God, The Divinity of Christ, The Personality and Divinity of The Holy Ghost, and on The Sacred Trinity - 2 vols - (1st Edition)

      WC Featherstone 1825 - WC Featherstone; 1825; Beautifully bound in marbled; quarter leather, covers in near immaculate condition. Spine is a black leather with gold embossed ridges - red, gilt lettered title and volume number sections. Some small scratches to the binding, but negligible. Barely any foxing on pages, (frontispiece engraving has 'mirrored' onto facing page on both volumes). These books have quite possibly never been read! The history is fascinating. The Rev'd Daly was born in Devon, near Tavistock n 4 March 1743, he was educated at the Exeter free grammar school and at Balliol College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. On leaving the university he was ordained into the curacy of Moreton-Hampstead, Devonshire, then he became curate of Drewsteignton, and afterwards was appointed curate of Lustleigh, with a yearly wage of £40. In 1786 he published a System of Divinity, having been encouraged to bring out this work by a long list of subscribers, but as many of them neglected to pay their subscriptions, the actual receipts were far less than the expenses, and the author found himself over £100 out of pocket. Undaunted by difficulties, however, he determined to extend the work to twenty-six volumes, and being unable to risk a second loss he resolved to print the book himself. Being a clever mechanician he made a press of a peculiar construction, unlike ordinary printing-presses; then he bought some old types at a cheap rate; and in five months, he produced 40 copies of the first volume. He circulated twenty six of these specimen volumes by sending them to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the Royal Society, and the editors of several reviews. However, he was to be bitterly disappointed by the lukewarm response. Few of those to whom he presented the specimen volume even acknowledged its receipt. Davy sought in vain the patronage of three successive Bishops of Exeter ¿ Ross, Buller, and Courtenay ¿ and of Archbishop Moore and Bishop Porteus, but these prelates sent no help and even declined to accept a dedication from him. Bishop Buller would not even look at the specimen volume. In spite of these discouragements Davy, having 14 copies remaining, started again and printed 14 copies of the other 25 volumes, each containing about five hundred pages, which herculean task he completed in 1807. Copies of this extremely curious * System of Divinity * (26 vols. Lustleigh, 1795-1807, 8vo) are preserved in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, the Cambridge University Library, the London Institution, and the Cathedral Library, Exeter. The copy in the British Museum, which is regarded as one of the most interesting typographical curiosities in the national collection, was presented by Sir Robert Harry Inglis, M.P., one of the trustees, who has prefixed to the first volume a long letter addressed to Panizzi, giving an account of the author and of the singular circumstances connected with the production of the book, he expresses his opinion that it is 'the most remarkable work of English labour; perhaps, indeed, I might say unparalleled in any age or country, as an effort of the combined skill, industry, and perseverance of one man, un- daunted by age, poverty, and forty of neglect.' . In the latter part of his life Davy resided at Willmead,a small farm belonging to his son, but he continued to hold the curacy of Lustleigh. Having made considerable additions to these discourses, a neat edition of them was published in 1825 at Exeter in 2 vols. (as seen here) Pelham, bishop of Exeter, now tardily recognised the authors merits, and in December 1825 presented Davy, then in his eighty-third year, to the vicarage of Winkleigh, Devonshire. He held the benefice only about five months, and, dying on 13 June 1826, was buried in the chancel of Winkleigh church. . AN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO COLLECT A VERY, VERY RARE SET OF THESE BOOKS. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historisch-Genealogisch-Geographischer Atlas in dei und dreisig (sic) Uebersichten. Aus dem Französischen der neuesten Ausgabe in's Deutsche übertragen und mit zwei politisch geographischen Uebersichten vermehrt von Alexander von Dusch.

      J. Velten,, Karlsruhe, 1825 - Karlsruhe, J. Velten, 1825-28. Atlas-folio. Doppelblattgr. Titel und Widmung, 3 Bl. Vorrede und Inhalt, 43 Doppelblatt mit 24 kol. Karten im Text. Halbleder d. Zt. Vgl. Brunet III, 859 (nennt die letzte französische Ausgabe von 1826). Die vorliegende deutsche Ausgabe des badischen Aussenministers Alexander von Dusch (1789-1876) ist Ludwig Wilhelm August, Grossherzog von Baden, gewidmet. - Einband ziemlich berieben, aber intakt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Handwörterbuch der Mineralogie, Berg-, Hütten- und Salzwerkskunde, nebst der französischen Synonymie und einem französischen Register.

      Ilmenau, Bernhard Friedrich Voigt, 1825. - 2 Teile in 1 Band. (1 Bl.), VIII, (2 Bl. Verz.), 436 S. - S. 449-872, (3 Bl.). Original-Halblederband mit umlaufendem Rotschnitt (stärker berieben u. bestoßen/ Leder löst sich oberflächlich im Rücken/oberes Kapital einseitig ca. 3 cm eingerissen). Erste Auflage. - Poggendorff I, 1025; Ferchl 215. - Vorderer innerer Einbanddeckel mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand, vorderes Vorsatzblatt mit Fehlstelle. Buchblock altersgemäß gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten und frei von Anstreichungen und Stempeln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Narrative of a Journey across the Cordillera of the Andes, and of a Residence in Lima, and other parts of Peru in the years 1823 and 1824.

      Archibald Constable and Co., London 1825 - 8vo. with half title, xx, 374pp. half calf, marbled boards, marbled endpapers, T.E.G. Fine Baronial book-plate LYME. Proctor relates his journey across the Pampas of Argentina, over the Cordilleras to Santiago and Valporaiso and by sea to Calleo and Lima. A Most Excellent Copy 1825 [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Imprimerie de Firmin Didot 1825 - RO40162604: 31 tomes d'env. 400-500 pages chacun. Auteur, titre, tomaison motifs et filets dorés sur les dos. Etiquettes de code sur les dos. Tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre. Tranches mouchetées. Nouvelle édition accompagnée d'observations et d'éclaircissements historiques, par M. Letronne. Tomes I-XII: Histoire ancienne. Tomes XIII-XXIV: Histoire romaine. Tomes XXV-XXVIII: Traité des études. Tome XXIX: Histoire romaine, Table. Tome XXX: Oeuvres diverses. Tome XXXI: Eclaircissements historiques. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 930-Histoire générale du monde ancien jusqu'à 499 apr. J.-C. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Album [of Rome].

      . [Roma] Via di Capo le Case no. 29 c. 1825. With engraved titlepage + 99 engraved views, originally drawn by himself. Oblong 4to. All plates stamped with the artist's blind stamp to prove their originality. Contemporary halfvellum with coloured leather label and golddecorations on spine. Weakly foxing, mainly in the margin. Small librarystamp on titlepage..

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        Mangas (Mangawa) - Japanische Farbholzschnitte

      . (um 1825). 58 unpaginierte Seiten mit 56 Original-Holzschnitten auf Japanpapier, original kartoniert, Blockbuch, (Vorsatz etwas stockfleckig/Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel). - Band 11 / Mit Darstellungen von Landschaften und aus dem Leben sowie Sachdarstellungen (Waffen), Tiere und hohe Personen, sportliche Wettkämpfe, Arbeiten und Freizeitvergnügen / gutes Exemplar -

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      Chez DALIBON , LIBRAIRE, PARIS 1825 - Cette édition , avec des élaircissements et des notes historiques de P.R. AUGIS , est en 29 volumes in 8 , reliés demi-chagin rouge à coins , dos à 4 nerfs ornés et dorés , reliure signée HERING & MULLER , 2 portraits et 40 planches gravées h.t., Ex-libris ( Breau Bibliothèque ) , quelques rousseurs, quelques frottements sur la reliure et qelques annotations manuscrites en marge, bons exemplaires , complet . "Belle édition avec les notes des éditions précédentes que BRUNET distingue par la beauté des caractères ,BrunetIV, 424. "

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      London: Printed for James Duncan [et al], 1825.. xvi,lxx,1029,[1]pp. Large, thick quarto. Recent three quarter calf and marbled boards, raised bands, gilt labels, a.e.g. Relatively unobtrusive perforated stamp of a defunct mercantile library in title and last leaf, first few leaves of the dictionary proper show some marginal foxing/spotting, terminal leaf a bit frayed at margin, with small chip and tear at top of gutter, but overall, a good, sound copy. First edition. Armstrong's "great work ... This was the first Gaelic dictionary published, as there previously existed only vocabularies of the language like those of Shaw and others. It is a most meritorious work, the affinities of the Celtic words being traced in most of the languages of ancient and modern times. To it is prefixed a Gaelic grammar, and there is a short historical appendix of ancient names, deduced from the authority of Ossian and other poets. Armstrong's dictionary will always be prized by Gaelic scholars, but it was partially eclipsed, three years after its appearance, by the publication of the still more comprehensive ‘Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum,’ compiled under the direction of the Highland Society of Scotland (2 vols. 4to, 1828). Mr. Armstrong sank his small fortune in the publication of his three-guinea quarto, and in a pecuniary sense he was a considerable loser by its publication" - DNB.

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        Vegetable Materia Medica of the United States; or Medical Botany

      Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea; M. Carey & Son. 1825; 1818. First. Two volumes, mixed editions. Volume One is a second edition (1825); Volume Two is a first edition (1818). Quartos. Complete with 50 hand-colored plates (Tables 1-50), including one double plate (Table 25). Contemporary dark red half morocco and marbled paper boards. Ex-library copies with spine labels, bookplates, and perforated stamp on the title page and plates. Scuffing to the board edges and joints, toning and scattered foxing, about very good. The engraved botanical plates by Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. are especially fine despite the perforated stamp, and are beautifully hand-colored. .

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        "ERINNERUNGSBLATT FÜR FREUNDE MUGGENDORFS UND DESSEN UMGEBUNGEN". Kolorierte Radierung von C. Wiessner. Um 1825. 44:47,5 cm. - In Handarbeitsrahmung (71:79,5 cm).

      1825. Außerordentlich dekorative Gesamtansicht, umgeben von zahlreichen weiteren Orten der Fränkischen Schweiz, wie Neideck, Wüstenstein, Riesenburg, Rabenstein, Tüchersfeld, Streitberg, Greifenstein, Unteraufsess, Doos, Rabeneck, Pottenstein, Egloffstein, Wichsenstein und Gößweinstein. - Seltenes Blatt in hervorragender Erhaltung..

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        Ristretto di Dir.o Nat.e privato e pubblico. Criminale Filosofico - e Crim.e Positivo. Speroni G.B. Anno 1825-26.

      - Cm. 27,5, cc. 186. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con fregi e titoli in oro su tassello. Ottima conservazione ed in grafia ben leggibile. Si tratta di un manoscritto ad uso dello studente G.B. Speroni che riporta l'intero corso svolto all'università di Pavia nell'anno accademico 1825-26. Nonostante il nome del professore non appaia mai scritto nel volume, si tratta sicuramente di Giulio Bellardi Granelli che tenne la cattedra pavese dal 1818 al 1846 e divenne Rettore nel 1820. Il magistero di quest'ultimo si caratterizza in due punti principali: il primo, distinto in privato e pubblico, insegnato a partire dal 1819 verte sul Diritto privato e naturale di Zeiller da poco tradotto in italiano; Il secondo è suddiviso in un'esposizione di parte generale, cui segue lo studio dei delitti e delle pene. E' interessante notare come in questo periodo l'insegnamento universitario pavese dovesse seguire le direttive dell'Aulica Commissione di Vienna la quale, a proposito della cattedra di Diritto Naturale, così si esprime: "il diritto naturale preso in senso generale dividesi nel diritto naturale privato e diritto naturale pubblico, quest'ultimo comprende il diritto pubblico interno, ed il diritto pubblico esterno, ossia il diritto delle genti. Il Professore del diritto naturale ha da incominciare le sue lezioni con una introduzione enciclopedica allo studio legale e politico, dovendo pure a suo luogo esporre i casi di maggior rilievo ne' quali il diritto positivo Europeo differisce dal naturale. La cattedra di 'diritto naturale e criminale' abbraccia pertanto «la introduzione enciclopedica allo studio politico legale, il diritto naturale privato e pubblico e il diritto criminale". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Deuxiéme Lettre d'un Rabbin Converti, aux Israélites ses Frères, sur les Motifs de sa Conversion. Les Prophéties Expliquées par les Traditions de la Synagogue

      Paris, l'Auteur, a la Sorbonne; au bureau de la Société Catholique des bons livres, et aux principales librairies eccléslastiques, (1825)-1827.. Crown octavo. Pp. iii, (i blank), 334. Half-title, Author's signature on verso. Text diagram. Footnotes, errata. Hardcover, contemporary half cloth and marbled boards, manuscript shelf-label to spine. Small institutional label tipped-in, small stamps. In a very fine fine condition (sporadic foxing). Excellent copy, practically unused. ~ First edition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ?P. L. B. Drach? in ink on verso of half-title (?Propriété de l'Éditeur?). Marrano Paul Louis Bernard Drach (David), (1791, Strasburg - 1868, Rome), a Talmudic scholar, Grand-Rabbi, a well-known converted Jew. In 1823 he renounced Judaism in the presence of Archbishop Quélen, was baptized, and received his first Holy Communion and the Sacrament of Confirmation. In 1827 appointed librarian of the Propaganda in Rome, an office he held until his death. Rosenthal, in his ?Convertitenbilder? writes: ?The conversion of this learned Jew is undoubtedly one of the most important conversions effected by the grace of God during this century in France. It became the source of salvation to many of his coreligionists.? Of Drach's numerous writings, ?Lettres d'un rabbin converti aux Israélites, ses frères? is the most important. Highly anti-Semitic, it incriminates the Jews as practicioners of ritual murder. ?The zeal of these Rabbis goes as far as dedicating to death all those who follow the doctrine of the Trinity, and consequently all Christian Israelites,? Drach writes. In his ?Harmonie entre l'église et la synagogue? (Paris, 1844) he even asserts that the Jews of Damascus had been responsible for the ritual murder of the Capuchin Fr. Thomas in 1840, and that their guilt had been established beyond doubt. Exceedingly scarce. OCLC records 2 copies only.

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        Index Testaceologicus: or a Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign, arranged according to the Linnean System: with the Latin and English Names, References to Authors, and Places where found: 2nd Ed. 2 Vols. - 2nd Vol., Supplement [1st Ed.];

      London, printed for W. Wood (Supplement printed 1828). 1825 - HARDBACKS, gilt-embossed blue calf, ornate design on spine, covers and edges, raised bands on spine with gilt and blind-embossed designs, gilt lettering on spine label, supplement is in red paper-covered boards, marbled end-papers to Vol. I, pages: Vol. I, vii, 188, index and errata [ii], all edges of Vol. I marbled; Vol. II iv, [i], 59, coloured plates: Vol. I, 38 (containing 2300 figs.); Vol. II, 8 (containing 480 figs), 6 pages from Basteria, Vol. 36, No.2-5, 1972, S. P. Dance "On William Wood's General Conchology and Index Testaceologicus", loosely inserted, 8vo., Vol. I, 120mm x 190mm (4.75" x 7.5"); Vol. II, 135mm x 202mm (5.25" x 8"), Vol. I, covers slightly rubbed, small marks on front and back, former owner's small bookplate on front fixed end-paper, otherwise a very fine bright items. Vol. II, covers soiled and rubbed at margins, spine missing, light browning to title-page, inner hinges repaired, former owner's name on front fixed end-paper, otherwise a fine copy. This 1825 edition of Index Testaceologicus is often incorrectly referred to as the first edition (which was 1818), it is actually the second edition.

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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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