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

      . 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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        A NEW GENERAL ATLAS, COMPRISING A COMPLETE SET OF MAPS, REPRESENTING THE GRAND DIVISIONS OF THE GLOBE.COMPILED FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES, AND CORRECTED BY THE MOST RECENT DISCOVERIES.

      Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, 1825. - Engraved title, engraved index leaf, fifty-eight handcolored engraved maps, two handcolored engraved comparative charts of mountains and rivers. Imperial quarto. Expertly bound to style in red straight- grained morocco, incorporating original marbled paper- covered boards, original orange- toned engraved title label on upper cover, the flat spine gilt in six compartments, divided by horizontal fillets, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, Finley's small format letterpress trade label (2 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches) mounted on front free endpaper. In a modern red cloth box, dark red morocco lettering piece. Provenance: pencil signature on front free endpaper. A fine copy of the second edition (after the first and second issues of the previous year), from one of the greatest American map publisher's of the period. A contemporary review of the first edition applies to the present second: "The number of elegant maps and atlases which have come from the press within a short time in the United States, is a most flattering proof of increased attention of the community to the important study of geography. The present work contains sixty maps, about half of which are devoted to the American continent, and the remainder to other parts of the world, chiefly to Europe. The engraving is done almost uniformly with remarkable distinctness and the face of the maps is frequently beautiful, not overloaded with a confusion of useless names" (NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, July 1824, pp.261-262). The same points which distinguish the first and second issues of the first edition also distinguish the present edition from the first issue. The most obvious are on the engraved index leaf: the Eastern Hemisphere is listed as number 1 in the first issue and number 2 in the second; in the first issue number 11 is Connecticut and number 12 is Rhode Island; in the second issue number 11 is Rhode Island and number 12 is Connecticut. Little is known of Anthony Finley other than his published work, "but he was probably born around 1790. Judging from contributors to his atlases, he apparently moved in the same Philadelphia circles of engravers and compilers as other contemporary publishers" (Ristow, p.268). This edition of Finley's celebrated atlas is quite rare. Not on OCLC. PHILLIPS ATLASES 4314 (another ed). RISTOW, p.268 (ref). RUMSEY, p.109 (another ed).

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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]

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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.

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        A NARRATIVE OF THE SUFFERINGS OF MASSY HARBISON, FROM INDIAN BARBARITY, GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF HER CAPTIVITY, THE MURDER OF HER TWO CHILDREN, HER ESCAPE, WITH AN INFANT AT HER BREAST; TOGETHER WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE CRUELTIES OF THE INDIANS, ON THE ALLEGHENY RIVER, &c. DURING THE YEARS, 1790, '91, '92, '93, '94. COMMUNICATED BY HERSELF.

      Pittsburgh: Printed by S. Engles, . 1825 - 66pp. 12mo. Contemporary half muslin and paper boards. Boards quite worn and rubbed. Front free endpaper torn. Old stain in upper outer corner of titlepage and first three leaves of text. Tanning and foxing. A very decent copy, in original, unsophisticated condition. In a half morocco box. The very rare first edition of this classic Indian captivity set on the Ohio-Pennsylvania frontier. Harbison and her infant child were kidnapped from their home on the Allegheny River by Indians in 1792. Her two young sons were scalped and she was held captive for two days before making a daring escape with her child and eventually reaching Fort Pitt. Includes an account of the defeat of St. Clair in 1791, based on otherwise unpublished dispatches. The Siebert copy fetched $18,400 in 1999. SABIN 30291. HOWES H179, "b." AYER 335. FIELD 650. CHURCH 1332. GRAFF 1775. THOMSON 502. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 20806. SIEBERT SALE 980.

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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]

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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]

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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]

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        A New General Atlas, comprising a complete set of maps, representing the grand divisions of the globe. compiled from the best authorities, and corrected by the most recent discoveries

      Anthony Finley, Philadelphia 1825 - Expertly bound to style in red straight-grained half morocco, incorporating original marbled paper-covered boards, original green-toned engraved title label on upper cover, the flat spine gilt in five compartments, divided by horizontal fillets, lettered in gilt in the second compartment A fine copy of the second edition of this important atlas, from one of the greatest American map publishers of the period. A contemporary review of the first edition applies equally to the present second: "The number of elegant maps and atlases which have come from the press within a short time in the United States, is a most flattering proof of increased attention of the community to the important study of geography. The present work contains sixty maps, about half of which are devoted to the American continent, and the remainder to other parts of the world, chiefly to Europe. The engraving is done almost uniformly with remarkable distinctness and the face of the maps is frequently beautiful, not overloaded with a confusion of useless names" ( North American Review , July 1824, pp.261-262). Little is known of Anthony Finley, other than his published work 'but he was probably born around 1790. Judging from contributors to his atlases, he apparently moved in the same Philadelphia circles of engravers and compilers as other contemporary publishers' (Ristow, p.268). This edition of Finley's celebrated atlas is quite rare. Not on OCLC. Cf. Phillips Atlases 4314 (another ed); cf. Ristow, p.268; cf. Rumsey, p.109 (another ed). (13 3/8 x 10 5/16 inches). Engraved throughout: title, index leaf, 58 hand-coloured, two hand-coloured engraved comparative charts of mountains and rivers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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).-

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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]

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        BIOGRAPHIE NOUVELLE DES CONTEMPORAINS EN 20 TOMES (COMPLET) OU DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE ET RAISONNE de tous les Hommes qui, depuis la Révolution française, ont acquis de la célébrité par leurs actions, leurs écrits, .

      A LA LIBRAIRIE HISTORIQUE 1825 - R260118219: Environ 400 pages par tomes. Dos cuir marron, titres, filets et fleurons dorés. Texte sur deux colonnes. Nombreux portraits en noir et blanc en frontispice et en hors texte. Tranches marbrées. Etat général moyen. Coiffes abîmées sur plusieurs tomes. Bords et plats frottés. Epidermures. Légers trous sur la tranche supérieure du tome 6 (passage de vers). . leurs erreurs ou leurs crimes, soit en France, soit dans les pays étrangers. In-8 Relié demi-cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Coiffe en tête abîmée. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 920-Biographie générale et généalogie [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRAITE DE LA COMPOSITION ET DE L'ORNEMENT DES JARDINS , avec 96 planches représentant des plans de jardins, des fabriques propres a leur décoration, et des machines pour élever les eaux. Ouvrage faisant suite à l'ALMANACH DU BON JARDINIER.

      Audot 1825 - In-4 à l'italienne ( 175 X 210 mm ) de VI-156 pages, 1 f., 2 ff. de catalogue, demi-basane fauve, dos lisse orné de filets dorés en place des nerfs. Avec 97 planches hors-texte dont 1 en couleurs, souvent avec plusieurs figures par planche. La numérotation des planches va jusqu'à 97. La planche 22 est en frontispice. Les gravures sont entre autres de GARNEREY. Coupes frottées, bon exemplaire, les planches sont très fraîches. fleurs culture potagers jardins flore legumes plantes botanique

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        A Glossary or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Illusions to Customs, Proverbs, &c. which have been thought to require Illustration in the Works of English Authors, particularilty Shakespeare, and his Contemporaries.

      Straslund: Printed for Charles Loeffler. Leipsic: Printed by C. A. Deutrich. 1825 - 5 1/2 inches x 8 3/4 in. x 2 1/2 (thick); title-page; viii, 912 pp. Printed in double columns. Later, brown pebbled cloth, with titling gilt on spine; red sprinkled edges. Early pencil inscription at top of title-page; early name in ink on the front flyleaf: JG. Anderson. The cover edges, corners show light wear. Weight: 2 1/2 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Glossary; or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names and Illusions to Customs, Proverbs, &c. which have been thought to require Illustration, in The Works of English Authors, Particularly Shakespeare, and His Contemporaries

      Printed for Charles Loeffler by C.A. Deutrich, Stralsund 9999 - No date. Modern binding of burgundy cloth with silver titles, book has been rebound, probably by library; no dust jacket; covers slightly soiled; Ex library with minimal stamps and markings; binding reasonably tight - a little separation in the middle of the book; the interior is unmarked but toned with occasional staining; title page quite toned and repaired with scotch tape; no publication date but guess in 1825; 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" Tall; 912 pgs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Interior of the Fives Court, with Randall and Turner Sparring. Engraved by C[harles] Turner after T. Blake

      London: W. Sams, Book & Printseller, to the Royal family opposite St James's Palace, 1825. (BOXING) Third state, the first being produced in 1818. 20 x 26 inches, matted and framed to 27 x 33 inches overall. Hand-colored aquatint with etched outline. . Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints, p. 48-9, color plate 5; Siltzer, pp. 319, 320, 325; Wilder, Sporting Prints, p. 178, color plate p. 179; Magriel, The Ring and the Glove, pp. 17-18 . A large and important depiction of an exhibition sparring match held in Fives Court, in London's Little St. Martin's Street, a tennis and fives court hired for such events, the participants, unlike a regular, bare-knuckle bout, being fitted with gloves ("mittens" or "mufflers"). The contestants shown were Ned Turner, "The Out-and-Outer", who had killed a man in the ring, serving time for manslaughter, and Jack Randall, "The Prime Irish Lad", unbeaten throughout 12 years of ring activity. The two had fought an epic fight in 1818, which Randall won to become the Lightweight champion. A large number of famous pugilists are pictured in the audience, not always accurately (Jem Belcher, the famed champion and the first real sporting celebrity in the modern sense, is shown, although he was dead), and it is a fair portrait of "The Fancy" as the mix of often raffish sporting professionals, and upscale spectators including nobility, came to be known. THE MOST FAMOUS BOXING PRINT EVER PRODUCED, AND AN IMPERISHABLE EVOCATION OF REGENCY SPORT

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        Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816, 1820, and 1824

      - Walking into Brazil¿ barefoot! 1825. Londres. Applegath for Mawman. In 4to (274 mm x 207 mm). 1 [blank] + vii + 326 + 1 [blank], missing half title. Contemporary half calf, boards blindstamped, spine with raised bands, compartments heavily gilt, red morocco lettering piece, slightly rubbed. A generally fresh and clean copy, with wide margins, scattered foxing spots and offsetting to folio facing frontispiece. First edition of this important source of information on Venezuela and Brazil. Waterton (1781 ¿ 1865) was an English naturalist, taxidermist, and explorer; he was also descendant of one of the foremost British families. In 1804 he began what would be a series on travels to Guiana and South America, he first to take charge of the family estate and the following to explore. The subsequent travels would take him to the deep Guiana and Brazil ¿where he allegedly arrives barefoot. The main field of research for a while was the effects of curare, a local poison, which, applied to darts, would paralyze a person. The work is illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of a ¿nondescript¿ made by Lowry and woodcuts in text; it would eventually influence young naturalists as Darwin and Wallace. Palau, 374216. Sabin, 102094. Borba de Moraes, 936. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire philosophique, littéraire, économique des plantes de l'Europe.

      chez Ladrange et Verdière,, A Paris, 1825 - Otto volumi di cm. 21, pp. 3.500 ca. complessive. Ritratto dell'autore all'antiporta del primo volume e 128 tavole in litografia a colori (di Ch. Motte) raccolte nell'ultimo volume (numerate da 1 a 127, ma con la 16bis). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi a piccoli nervi con titoli in oro. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzati. Carte di testo a tratti un po' fiorite e qualche piccolo segno d'uso alle cuffie, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Edizione originale di questa vasta opera in cui Poiret riporta i risultati dei suoi studi di storia naturale basati su viaggi in Italia, nel sud della Francia ed in Africa. Nella carriera di studioso Poiret fu a lungo assistente di Lemarck ed in seguito professore di storia naturale all'Università di Parigi. Compilò inoltre il "Dictionnaire de botanique" de l'Encyclopedie. Cfr. Pritzel, 7235. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Partie des Etats - Unis No. 50

      Brussels 1825 - The first atlas of the world on a uniform scale. If assembled as a globe gores forms a very large globe., Size : 470x560 (mm), 18.5x22 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring

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        Histoire philosophique, littéraire, économique des plantes de l'Europe.

      Chez ladrange et Verdière, 1825 - 1829, A Paris, - 7 voll. in-8° (210x132mm), complessive 3.500 pp. ca., legatura coeva m. pelle maculata e angoli con dorsi adorni di titolo in oro su tassello, decori in oro e tomaison egualmente in oro su tassellino circolare riquadrato da un serto dorato. Piatti in cartone marmorizzato. Complessive 112 tavv. in litografia a colori f.t., disegnate e colorate in lastra da Poiret figlio e incise da C. Motte, con raffigurazioni di piante d'ogni genere della flora dell'Europa (su 128; mancano infatti le tavv. 61-64 e le tavv. 68-79; la numerazione ha termine con la tav. 127, ma è presente una tav. 16 bis). Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale dell'opera principale del Poiret, significativa monografia sulle piante della flora europea. L'abate Poiret (Saint Quentin, 1755-Parigi, 1834), botanico, collaboratore di Lamarck, professore di storia naturale all'Università di Parigi, compilò il "Dictionnaire de Botanique" dell'"Encyclopédie" di Diderot e D'Alembert. Fra il 1785 e il 1786 venne inviato da Luigi XVI in Algeria per compiere un inventario della flora autoctona e dalla sua permanenza africana trasse il volume Voyage en Barbarie, ou Lettres écrites de l'ancienne Numidie pendant les années 1785 et 1786. Pritzel, 7235. Nissen, B.B.I., 1552. Plesch, 366: "Dessinées et coloriées par A. Poiret fils et lithographiées par C. Motte". Stafleu, 8116. 112 lithographic plates in colour (plates 61-64 and plates 68-79 are lacking). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage chez les Kalmuks. Traduit de l'Allemand par M. Moris, Membre de la Société Asiatique.

      C. Cornillac,, Châtillon - sur - Seine, 1825 - In-8° (208x131mm), pp. (1), XXVIII, 361, bella legatura coeva p. pelle marmorizzata con bordura floreale dorata (in parte stinta) bordante i piatti. Dorso con titolo in oro su tassello verde, filetti e fregi ornamentali e floreali in oro. Unghie decorate, tagli e sguardie marmorizzate, segnacolo. Al contropiatto, ex-libris di Eugenio di Savoia Carignano con croce di Savoia coronata. Il personaggio di Casa Savoia in questione è il Principe Eugenio, Conte di Villafranca, figlio del Principe Giuseppe di Savoia, nato a Parigi nel 1816, spentosi a Torino nel 1888. Luogotenente generale del Regno, dapprima fidanzato con Maria Carolina Augusta d'Asburgo, sposò morganaticamente nel 1863 la torinese Felicita Crosio. Una litografia all'antiporta con la festa delle lampade presso i Calmucchi e 11 tavv. in fine di specimen di scrittura e linguistica calmucca. Esemplare assai bello. Sporadiche fioriture. Prima traduzione francese, ridotta rispetto all'originale, di "Nomadische Streifereien unter den Kalmüken in den Jahren 1802 und 1803" (Riga, Ghartmenn, 1804-05), uno dei primissimi resoconti esistenti sulle tradizioni del popolo calmucco e sulle loro credenze religiose, di stampo buddhista-lamaista. I Calmucchi sono una popolazione nomade di ceppo mongolo occidentale e di religione, come si è detto, buddhista-lamaista, stanziata in gruppi distaccati nelle regioni del Volga, presso Astrachan, in Mongolia e nell'Ovest della Cina. Anche la loro lingua è assai simile a quella mongolica, da cui si differenzia soprattutto a livello fonetico; la presente opera è anche una delle prime rigorose ricognizioni glottologiche della lingua calmucca. La traduzione include ex novo l'"Essai sur la fuite des Kalmucs des bord du Volga", basato su un resoconto lasciato da de Weseloff, già prigioniero dei Calmucchi, nonché su lavori di Pallas e di Rytschkov (le fonti da cui la memoria è attinta sono dichiarate nelle note alla p. 259). Bergmann (1772-1856), scrittore e viaggiatore tedesco, soggiornò per un intero anno fra i Calmucchi, seguendo fedelmente le loro tradizioni, apprendendo la loro lingua e studiando, primo tra gli europei, lo sviluppo delle loro arti e delle loro scienze, assai notevole ed in seguito oggetto dell'ammirazione anche di esploratori come Sven Hedin. Boucher de La Richarderie, V, 433-436. Aschoff, 192. Chadenat, 5323. Quérard, I, 285. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antiquites de l'Alsace ou chateaux, eglises et autres monumens des departemens du Haut-Rhin et du Bas-Rhin (avec un texte historique et descriptif).

      Engelmann,, Mulhouse et Paris, 1825 - 2 Bde. Mulhouse et Paris, Engelmann, (1825)-1828. 41x28 cm. Mit zusammen 80 kreidelithographierten Tafeln und 2 lithographierten Titeln. [2], XI, 126 S.; 180, [2] S. "Additions et Corrections". Rote HMaroquin-Bde. der Zeit mit schöner ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung. Erstausgabe. Hier beide Titelblätter mit der Jahreszahl 1828. Eines der schönsten elsässischen Ansichtenwerke lithographiert von G. Engelmann nach Bildern von M. Engelmann, M. Bichbois, M. Chapuy, Athalin, M. Rossbach und I. Rothmüller. Komplett mit allen Lithographien. Den ersten Teil über die drei Arrondissements des Departement Haut-Rhin: Belfort, Colmar und Mülhausen, wurde von dem Historiker und Politiker M. P. A. Golbery bearbeitet. Den zweiten Band über das Departement Bas-Rhin mit den vier Arrondissements Schlettstadt, Strassburg, Weissenburg und Zabern entsprach, verfasste der Strassburger Archäologe J. G. Schweighäuser. Mit Ansichten von elsässischen und oberrheinischen Städten und kleinen Ortschaften, deren Kathedralen, Kirchen und Schlössern, Burgen und Klöstern und der umliegenden Landschaften so u.a.: Hohenkönigsburg, die Eglise St. Foi in Selestat (Schlettstadt), Schlösser Lützenburg und Rathsamhausen, alte Kirche von Rosenheim, Strassburg, Kloster Craufthal, Schloss Schöneck, Dorf und Schloss Fleckenstein, Schloss Kaisersberg, St. Gilles, Wasserbourg, Schloss Hohenlandsberg, Colmar, Rouffach, Thann, Ferrette, Schloss Landskron usw. - Ein acht Tafeln und 24 Textseiten umfassender Supplementteil erschien separat und ist hier nicht mitgebunden. - Im Aussensteg teilweise etwas stockfleckig. Brunet II, 1649; Graesse III, 106. First edition of one of the most beautiful plate works published on Alsace. The first volume was written by the historian and politician M. P. A. Golbery; the second by the Strasbourg archeologist J. G. Schweighäuser. The eighty chalk lithographs mostly by Louis Pierre A. Bichebois and Chapuy illustrate topographic views of towns and villages, cathedrals, castles etc. embedded into romantisized sceneries. - A supplementary volume with eight additional plates and 24 p. of text published later is not present here. - Somewhat foxed in margins. A very nice copy in red halfmaroquin. Rote HMaroquin-Bde. der Zeit mit schöner ornamentaler Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NARRATIVE OF A VISIT TO BRAZIL, CHILE, PERU, AND THE SANDWICH ISLANDS, DURING THE YEARS 1821 AND 1822. WITH MISCELLANEOUS REMARKS ON THE PAST AND PRESENT STATE, AND POLITICAL PROSPECTS OF THOSE COUNTRIES.

      London. . 1825 - xii,478pp. plus [2]pp. of advertisements, errata page, four color plates, and folding map. Contemporary three quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Light wear to edges and extremities. Front hinge starting. Some light foxing to map, else internally clean. An attractive, very good copy. The author sailed from Lisbon to Rio in 1821, visiting the Swiss settlement of Nova Friburgo. He then boarded an American brig destined for Chile and Peru, and at Callao he took another ship to the Sandwich Islands. Includes a folding map of the Sandwich Islands and beautiful color plates depicting Peruvian women and a native Sandwich Islander. Sabin and Borba de Moraes call for four plates, as in this copy, but the copy in the Hill collection contains only three. "Of the 170 pp. on Brazil the best passage is the description of the attempted Swiss colonization, at that time in full decay, and general remarks about Brazilian progress" - Borba de Moraes. A scarce Pacific voyage. SABIN 46858. HILL, p.194. ABBEY 700. JUDD 119. BORBA DE MORAES, p.536. RODRIGUES 1565.

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        Disquisitiones Analyticae de Fractionibus Simplicibus

      Berlin, 1825. First Edition. Orig. marbled wrappers. A good copy with some overall toning; pencil underlining on title. 4to.,Jacobi's dissertation and first published work. The work he is best known for is his independent derivation and investigation of elliptic functions and its notation. He and Abel were coincident in their investigations and discoveries. DSB VII, 51 - 55; Ball, pp. 327 - ' 39; See Norman #1150 & 1151.

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        Hadley's Falls No. 5 of the Hudson River Port Folio (New York)

      H. I. Megarey & W. B. Gilley/John Mill, New York/Charleston, S.C. - Engraving with original hand-color. Circa 1825. Painted by W. G. Wall. Engraved by I. R. Smith. Sheet size: 17 5/8 x 24 5/8". Inventory#: p1759pmat. 0

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        THE WORKS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. [with] BOSWELL, JAMES. LIFE OF JOHNSON

      Printed for William Pickering, London; and Talboys and Wheeler, Oxford, Oxford 1825 - In Extraordinarily Handsome Ornate Morocco, andUnusual with Both Johnson's Works and Boswell's Life. 251 x 152 mm (9 7/8 x 6"). 15 volumes. Edited by Francis Pearson Walesby. VERY HANDSOME MID-19TH CENTURY MAROON PEBBLE-GRAIN MOROCCO, LAVISHLY GILT, covers with an intricate frame comprised of three blind and six gilt fillets, the latter flanking an elegant string of gilt floral sprays, mandorlas, coils, and rosette cornerpieces, the large central panel further defined by ornmental cornerpieces connected by a gilt rule; spines lavishly gilt in compartments with central floral bouquet surrounded by swirling vines, leaves, and many small tools, turn-ins with triple gilt fillet, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With frontispiece portraits of Johnson and Boswell and three folding facsimiles of Johnson's writing. A Large Paper Copy. "Works": Courtney & Smith, pp. 166-67; Fleeman 87.3W/22a (vols. I-IX) and 87.3W/1.2/1a (vols. X-XI); Keynes, p. 62; Brunet III, 551; Graesse III, 471; Lowndes II, 1217-18. "Life": Keynes, p. 43; Pottle 90. Just a hint of rubbing to extremities, but the remarkably pleasing bindings essentially unworn and extremely lustrous. Two leaves with small closed tears, perhaps half a dozen pages per volume with a pinpoint fox mark in the margin, one page with a small stain, but a beautiful copy internally, unusually clean, fresh, and smooth, and with expansive margins. AN ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE SET. Although William Pickering began his legendary publishing career in 1820, it wasn't until 1825, after a move to larger premises, that he began to produce substantial numbers of high quality editions. In the latter year, Pickering began his association with the Oxford firm of Talboys and Wheeler, and with this association began the series of books known collectively as the Oxford English Classics. According to Keynes, "these handsome volumes were produced at the printing offices of the Oxford partners, but their general design shows clear signs of Pickering's predominating influence. The books are large octavos, well printed on ribbed paper with a fine Oxford device on the title pages." Keynes says that our 11-volume edition of Johnson and the four-volume Boswell's Johnson issued in 1826 "are the most valuable of the series," and singles out this edition of the "Life" for "special merit." Brunet calls the collection of Johnson's works "one of the best, and the most complete to this time." Our Large Paper Copy has stately margins that complement the luxurious bindings, pleasing to the eye and to the touch. The editor, Francis Pearson Walesby (1798-1858), was an Oxford professor. Although the title page of the first volume announces that the set will consist of nine volumes, a 10th and 11th were added, of "Parliamentary Debates." These are Parliamentary reports which Johnson began to make at the age of 32 for the "Gentleman's Magazine.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        MODELES DE MENUISERIE, CHOISIS PARMI CE QUE PARIS OFFRE DE PLUS NOUVEAU, DE PLUS REMARQUABLE ET DE MEILLEUR GOUT ; accompagnés de détails et développemens (sic !) qui doivent en faciliter l'exécution ; suivis d'un Abrégé de l'Art du Menuisier, et d'un Traité des Escaliers.

      - Paris, Bance Aîné, 1825. 28,5x43 cm. Ouvrage enrichi de 73 belles planches gravées et de 1 frontispice. Nombreux modèles de portes et de devantures de boutiques. Reliure en carton fort recouvert de papier raciné. Dos lisse portant le titre sur une pièce de maroquin bordeaux. Quelques rousseurs éparses. Traces de frottement, principalement sur les coiffes et les coins, cependant ouvrage solide et de présentation agréable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        CINQ ANNÉES DE SÉJOUR AU CANADA - Première édition de la traduction française.

      Boulland 1825 - Paris, Boulland et Cie, 1825, 3 vols in-8°, (212x140mm) ; III-xiij-364;323;175 pp. 3 cartes dépliantes, et 6 vues dont 2 en couleurs, gravées à la manière noire, relié à la fin du dernier volume. -- Demi-basane fauve ; dos lisse orné, p.d.t. et de tom. en maroquin rouge. TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE. Quelques rousseurs. *** Traduit de l'anglais par M*** [par Dubergier, d'après Barbier], suivies d'un extrait du voyage de M. Duncan en 1818 et 1819, traduit de l'anglais par M. Eyriès, et accompagnées d'un atlas, gravé par Ambroise Tardieu. Un petite notice sur les Indiens d'Amérique en fin du second volume. Plusieurs chapitres sur la faune et la flore du Canada et des Etats-Unis. Présentation de villes d'Amérique du nord, comme Québec, Montréal ou New-York ; le gouvernement de l'époque ; les différentes origines de la population ; etc. L'édition originale anglaise parut l'année précédente. ** Références : Chadenat 1208 ; Sabin 94228. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Christophe MARCIA]
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        The Works of Samuel Johnson,LL.D.

      William Pickering London and Talboys and Wheeler Oxford., London 1825 - A Very Good Eleven Volume set comprising Nine volumes of Johnson's Works and two volumes of the Debates each volume bound in the original publishers half brown calf with marbled boards, decorated spines in six sections with black leather title and volume number blocks.Book Condition:All volume are in Very Good condition, spines and corners gently rubbed, page edges very gently toned, previous owners name on front end papers, small bookplate on front paste down, internally very clean and bright, tight binding.Overall a Very Good Eleven Volume Set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bawnmore Fine and Rare Books]
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        A pair of angling prints each captioned with quotes from Horace and Virgil:] Sic omnia retro . [and:] Piscium et summa genus hoesit ulmo .

      Thomas McLean, London 1825 - A handsome and humourous pair of angling prints. The first image shows a fisherman with a slack line just after losing a fish and stepping into a cow pad, with the Virgil caption roughly translated as "Thus all things change for the worse." The Horace quotation is a play on words, substituting "Perchicos" [perch] for "Persicos" [i.e. Persian], and roughly translated as "The finest perch is not for me." The second image shows an angler who has pulled a fish from the water but whose line (and fish) are caught in a tree. The famous fishing-related Horace quotation follows, "The fish was entangled in the elm tree." The Virgil quotation refers to the climbing into the river to free his line and can be read as "courage to tempt the raging stream." Aquatint and engraving, coloured by hand. Sheet sizes: 9 3/8 x 11 5/8 inches and 9 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        The Works of S. Johnson.

      Oxford: Printed for William Pickering, London, 1825. - 9 volumes; 8vo. (H: 9 x L: 12 inches). Contemporary binding by Bayntun of Bath in half dark red morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt tooling to darkened spines; marbled boards and end papers; top edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece to vol.I. Bookplate to paste downs; wear to corners; head of spine nicked to a few volumes; outer upper hinge to vol.I weak, and starting to a couple of volumes. The books are sound and tight. Shows extremely well. The best edition of Samuel Johnson's works. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Atlas pour servir à l'intelligence de l'Histoire générale des voyages de La Harpe.

      LEDENTU, PARIS 1825 - 14 (sur 15) grandes gravures sur cuivre, toutes dépliantes, frontières aquarellées. Manque la mappemonde . Cartes des 4 continents et d'Océanie, de l'Inde, Chine et Japon, Sibérie, Brésil, Mexique, Pérou 1 volumes. Déchirure sans manque renforcée au titr. Petites usures à la reliure. Reliure de l'époque : demi-toile, dos lisse.

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        Simples Histoires, trouvees dans un pot au lait. 8 Volumes

      Paris: Lefuel. 1825. First Edition, eight volumes each with one engraving PRINTED IN COLOR, heightened by hand, original white wrappers printed with color lithographs housed in original double-compartment box with lithograph printed in color on cover (lid), gold foil which is stamped bordering edge of box, original pink and blue ribbon pulls. Page size: 6 x 4". The eight volumes are titled: The Little Milkmaid, The Little Schoolgirl, The Little Flower Seller, The Little Harvester, The Little Savoyard, The Little Shepherd, The Little Boatman, and The Little Firewood Gatherer (5 girls and 3 boys). Each volume has an engraving printed in color of a child dressed in the manner suiting the occupation in the title. The neo-classic colored bordered lithographs on the covers of each title have elements of the occupation included, such as flowers in La Petite Marchande des Fleurs and fish, seashells, and seaweed in The Little Boatman. The text of this charming children&#39;s set is titled Simple Stories, and they are just that, clearly meant for young readers. This is an extraordinarily fine set of this early French children&#39;s title. Gumuchian listed it at 3000FF and pictured it twice. The color printing is of a very high quality and unusual for this period. The box and books have an immediately discernable freshness and charm heightened by the fine condition. It is very rare to find all eight parts of this set in fine condition, not to mention the original box. Gumuchian 916. <br>See an <A HREF= http://www.bookrouter.com/im/juvelisbks/3776.jpg >Image.</A><br>

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        A New View of Society: or, Essays on the Formation of the Human Character, Preparatory to the Development of a Plan for Gradually Ameliorating the Condition of Mankind to which are Prefixed Rules and Regulations of a Community [bound with] An Address to the Inhabitants of New Lanark, The First of January, 1816, at the Opening of the Institution established for the Formation of Character

      Cincinnati: Published by Luman Watson. Looker & Reynolds, Printers / Printed by S.J. Brown at the Emporium Office, for Luman Watson. 1825. First. "First American edition from the Fourth London edition" of the first title (one of two 1825 issues, the other published in New York), and first American edition of the second title "From the Fourth London Edition." Original or contemporary wrappers. 84pp., 56pp. Wrappers are encased in a homemade dustwrapper (and the fragility of the dustwrapper is such that we have not removed it), constructed from the April 27, 1827 issue of the Boston Record and Telegraph (predating by two years the first known publisher&#39;s dustwrapper). Wrappers beneath appear to be green, and we assume unprinted. Slight foxing to the text, else near fine, the dustwrapper is a little worn at the folds, but still very good or better. Ownership signature of the Rev. William Andrus Alcott with his library number ("Wm. A. Alcott, No. 372") on the title page of the first work. Alcott, (1798-1859) was a pioneer educational reformer (as was Owen), an early promulgator of the vegetarian movement (he founded and was the first president of the American Vegetarian Society), a bestselling self-help author, and a cousin and close friend of Bronson Alcott.The most important work by the founder of the utopian socialist movement, in a rare western edition, issued the same year that Owen founded his utopian community in New Harmony, Indiana. Owen, a successful, Welsh-born mill owner in New Lanark, Scotland, reformed the living conditions in which his workers lived, and founded the cooperative movement, in which workers would benefit from the savings of bulk purchases that Owen made of food and other commodities. He also founded "infant schools" and greatly reformed education for the children of the poor and working class. When his partners in the mill became concerned that he wasn&#39;t maximizing profits, he re-organized the company with more sympathetic partners that included Jeremy Bentham, and embarked fulltime upon philanthropy and in espousing the philosophical and practical underpinnings used in creating utopian communities.This is by far the rarer of the two American printings published in 1825. OCLC locates six confirmed copies of this edition (compared to nearly thirty of the New York printing). Printing and the Mind of Man 271. Rare and important, and intriguing in this near-contemporary custom jacket. .

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