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        The Complete Angler and The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson: Extensively Embellished With Engravings on Copper and Wood

      London: John Major, 1825; 1835. The First Collected edition of the Lives and the revised third edition of the Complete Angler. Extensively illustrated, including first volume with inserted portraits for each subject and additional title vignette, second volume with frontispiece portrait. Together, 2 volumes,uniformly bound in full tan morocco by Bayntun. Front and rear panels ornately decorated with interlocking gilt and black stamped rectangle and diamond patterns within single gilt-rule borders, spines gilt in compartments, top edges and turn-ins gilt. Housed in a cloth slipcase. In fine condition.The Complete Angler, first published in 1653, has become a classic of English literature. Where other angling books are of limited appeal to those who do not fish, The Complete Angler inspires readers from all walks of life to go in search of the timeless English countryside that Walton evokes with such love.

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        The West India Colonies; - The Calumnies and Misrepresentations Circulated Against Them by The Edinburgh Review, Mr Clarkson, Mr Cropper, &c, &c. Examined and refuted.

      Longman, Hurst & Co., London, 1825 - 8vo, xxvi, (10), 427pp with both errata. Contents very clean in original half calf with marbled boards. The author argues against emancipation of the slaves and defends the West India planters. Very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Enciclopedia de la Juventud, ó sea, Compendio General de todas las Ciencias, para uso de los Colegios, Escuelas y Pensiones de ambos sexos. Aumentada considerablemente por el traductor Don Agustín Pérez Zaragoza y Godínez

      Madrid, Imprenta de Eusebio Aguado, 1825-1826. Cuatro volúmenes en 4to.; XII-366 pp., 12 pp. + 371 pp., 4 pp. + 504 pp. + 112 pp., 202 pp., con un total de 11 láminas grabadas en cobre, algunas plegadas, y dos estados plegados. Ejemplar falto de las páginas 19/20 y 20/21 del Tomo Segundo. Encuadernación uniforme en piel valenciana, de la época, con tejuelos. Esta rara «Enciclopedia» constituye una versión, muy española, de un supuesto original francés, cuando en realidad se trata de una adaptación pedagógica sui generis de una amplia bibliografía de la que se da puntual noticia en los preliminares y en la que se entremezclan la «Enciclopedia Metódica traducida al español» con obras de Palau y Verdera, Cavanilles, los Boutelou, Antillón, y otros muchos autores patrios, tarea en la que el §traductor' declara haber sido ayudado por Santiago Alvarado de la Peña. Antonio Pérez de Zaragoza Godínez, un escritor alucinante y polifacético, fue el introductor en España de la novela gótica con su «Galería fúnebre de espectros y sombras ensangrentadas, o sea, el historiador trágico de las catástrofes del linaje humano»», publicada en 1831.

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      Published by Harding, Lepard And Co., 1825. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Two volumes. Full brown leather binding. Raised bands, red titles labels and gilt titles to spines. 93 b/w plates and illustrations. Book: all plates present. Corners bumped and worn. Front endpaper to Vol II creased. [S]

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      Carez, J, Paris 1825 - Size : 325x260 (mm), 12.75x10.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, 0

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        Ohio and Indiana ... Improved to 1825

      Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner, 1825. Copper-engraving with full period color. 23 1/8 x 28 inches. 23 3/4 x 31 3/8 inches. An important early mapping of Ohio and Indiana: the significant second issue, reflecting new boundaries in northern Indiana created by Indian treaties. Henry Tanner's A New American Atlas, was the most distinguished atlas published in America during the nineteenth century. The maps were carefully constructed from the best and most recent surveys. They were finely engraved on a large- scale, printed on high quality paper, and carefully hand colored. Because of the great expense involved in the production and publication, the atlas was published in five parts between 1819 and 1823. The map of Ohio and Indiana originally appeared in the second part of the atlas, published in 1819. Tanner drew upon a number of important surveys, including those of Bourne, Ellicott, Volney, Darby, Kilbourn, and others. The first issue of the map is noted as being one of the earliest maps of Indiana as a state (1816). This second revised edition of the map from 1823, however, reflects the enormous changes in the region. Besides the addition of numerous counties in western Ohio, the mapping of northern Indiana changed completely following a series of Indian treaties in 1818 and 1819, including the important October 1818 Treaty of St. Mary's with the Miami. Virtually all of Indiana north of the Wabash is shown as the land of the Miami. The Delawares, who had ceded their Indiana lands in October 1818, are no longer mentioned. Several counties now appear in the state north of the 40th parallel. Other changes include the additions of many new roads, including a lengthy trail extending from Fort Wayne to Fort Dearborn. Phillips, Atlases, 3669-12 ;cf. Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, pps. 191-198; Rumsey 2755.012; cf. Sabin 94323.

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        South America with Improvements to 1823

      Philadelphia: Tanner, H.S., 1825. unbound. very good. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 35 3/8" x 21 1/8". Beautifully detailed map of South America and the West Indies. Includes a table of "Comparative Altitudes of the Mountains Towns &c. of South America". Published in "A New American Atlas". Linen reinforcements to folds, overall toning and wear to edges. Chipping along edges with small and expertly repaired loss to upper right panel along original fold.

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        Catalogue des Cartes Géographiques, Topographiques & Marines, de la Bibliothèque du Prince Alexandre Labanoff de Rostoff, a Saint-Pétersbourg. Suivi d'une Notice de Manuscrits

      2 p.l., viii, 494 pp., 1 leaf of errata. Large thick 8vo (245 x 160 mm.), cont. aubergine straight-grained morocco, sides gilt & inlaid to an elaborate "cathedral" design in the shape of a "gothic" window enclosing a cathedral rose inlaid in ochre, light-green, & red, four bands on spine, two of the compartments lettered in gilt, the others gold-tooled & partly inlaid in light-green morocco, aubergine morocco doublures & triplures brilliantly gilt & blind-tooled, a.e.g., by Joseph Thouvenin (signed at foot of spine "THOUVENIN"), in Paris, ca. 1825. Paris: [Privately Printed by] Firmin-Didot, 1823. Limited to 340 copies, of which this is one of thirty copies on large "papier vélin," reserved for presentation to the members of the Société des Bibliophiles Français and magnificently bound in very fine mosaic cathedral-style binding by Joseph Thouvenin. Privately printed, this is one of the earliest Russian private library catalogues and was written by the owner himself with the aid of Charles Piquet. This is one of the earliest specialized private collection catalogues of atlases and maps. Lobanov-Rostovskii's magnificent collection consisted of maps, globes, atlases, printed works on geography, cartographical incunabula (including the Ptolemys of 1475, 1478, 1482, 1486, and 1490, etc.), and related early MSS. 2269 items. Lobanov-Rostovskii (1788-1866), Russian diplomat and soldier, formed one of the richest private libraries ever collected in Russia which he left to the Russian state. "Thouvenin (1790-1834), was the outstanding binder of the French Restoration period. His fame was so universal that both Balzac and Stendhal mentioned him in their novels; it persists to the present day. Among his clientèle he also counted English and Russian collectors. Although he did not invent the style "á la cathédrale," as is often claimed on his behalf (the London binder Whitaker was it originator), he brought it to perfection, and became its principal practitioner in France."-Breslauer, Historic & artistic bookbindings from the Bibliotheca Bibliographica Breslaueriana (1986), no. 27. A very fine and fresh copy preserved in a box. With the bookplates of "Serrigny" and Bernard H. Breslauer (his sale, Christie's New York, 21 March 2005, lot 94). ❧ Brunet, III, 706. .

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      Poultney, Vt. ; Smith & Shute 1825 - Full leather. 12mo. X, 285 pages. 19 cm Second edition, improved and enlarged (1st edition was 1823) . Singerman 0431. "Exhibiting Chap. I. The destruction of Jerusalem. Chap. II. The certain restoration of Judah and Israel. Chap. III. The present state of Judah and Israel. Chap. IV. An address of the Prophet Isaiah to the United States relative to their restoration. " An attempt to identify the lost tribes of Israel with the North American Indians. By Ethan Smith, Pastor of a church in Poultney (Vt. ) . Numerous scholars have identified the significant parallels between ‘View of the Hebrews’ and the ‘Book of Mormon’ (written in 1830) . Bound in original leather, plain design. Subjects: Indians - Origin. Lost tribes of Israel. Jews - Restoration. Light soiling to endpages, lightly foxed throughout, internal hinges previously reinforced with tape, overall very fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (KH-1-17) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scale of Prices for Job Work, on Old Ships, Carefully Arranged and Compiled... for the Shipwrights of the River Thames

      Lon., 1825. . A fascinating compilation of every imaginable shipyard task, the manner in which it is to be performed, specifications for performing it, and price. Just as an example, it was estimated to cost a shilling per foot to unbolt and take up a bitt carling ten inches square or less on the lower step; two shillings sixpence to trim, fay and bolt it. “The objects of this work are to fix a regular system of Prices, in order that the Workmen may be fairly remunerated for their labor...” It also provides a splendid overview of shipyard work in the early 19th century. Bound calf over boards with some cover wear. Text clean and binding sound.

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        Tagebuch einer Reise auf den Wallfischfang, verbunden mit Untersuchungen und Entdeckungen an der Ostküste von Grönland, im Sommer 1822. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Friedrich Kries

      Hamburg, Perthes 1825.. Mit 4 Kupfertafeln, 5 lithograph. Tafeln und 1 gefalt. Kupferkarte. XVIII, 414 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild. Sabin 78183; Chavanne 2121. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. "Ein wahres Füllhorn belehrender Originalbeobachtungen, begründete zusammen mit dem vorausgegangenen `Account of the Arctic Regions` die wissenschaftliche Kenntnis des Ost-Grönland-Meeres" (Henze V, 119 zur Originalausgabe). - Gering berieben. Gutes Exemplar!

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        D. Junii Juvenalis Aquinatis Satirae XVI. ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensitae varietate lectionum perpetuoque commentario illustratae et indice uberrimo instructae a Ge. Alex. Ruperti; quibus adjectae sunt, A. Persii Flacci Satirae, ex recensione et cum notis G. L. Koenig

      Glasguæ: Excudebant Andreas et Joannes M. Duncan, academiæ typographi ; impensis Ricardi Priestley, Londini, 1825. 2 Vols., royal 8vo, large paper copy, viii, [xiii]-clx, 419, [1, blank]; [2], 5-733, [1, blank]pp., without half-titles, engraved frontispiece, additional engraved title-page to vol. I, Gosford book label on both front endpapers, inscribed on front endpaper in a small, neat hand "Acheson / Ch. Ch. 1826 - Large Paper / Bound by C. Lewis", old small circular stamp on title-pages, shelf label removed, faint foxing of titles but otherwise a bright and fresh, contemporary full dark blue morocco, gilt lettered spines, inside gilt borders, edges gilt, a handsome set. Archibald Acheson, 3rd Earl of Gosford (1806–64), MP for Co. Armagh from 1830 to 1847, formed, at Gosford Castle, "a large and extremely beautiful library which was sold by private contract in 1878 to the London bookseller James Toovey... the history, topography, natural history and the important series of books on large paper were dispersed by Puttick and Simpson (21 April 1884), the total for 3363 lots being over £11,000." — De Ricci, pp.156-157. "A very correct and elegant edition."—Lowndes.

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        Diario da viagem que em visita, e correiçao das povoaçoes da Capitania de S. Joze do Rio Negro fez o ouvidor, e Intendente Geral da mesma No anno de 1774 e 1775; Exornado com algumas noticias geograficas, e hydrograficas da dita capitania, com outras concernentes á historia civil, politica, e natural della, aos uzos, e costumes, e diversidade de naçoes de indios seus habitadores, e á sua populaçao, agricultura, e commercio.

      - Lisboa, Typografia da Academia, 1825, 21,5 x 15,5 cm., 2 h. + 115 págs. (Ejemplar intonso con cubiertas en papel. Primera y única edición de este viaje a la capitanía de Río Negro en el Amazonas superior, hoy estado brasileño de Amazonas. El autor era Intendente General de esta zona y en este diario de su viaje a través de él , da detalles sobre su geografía , hidrografía , historia natural y la historia civil y política. También describe los indios que viven allí y se analiza la existencia de amazonas americanas y del lago de oro) . BRASIL

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        MEMORIE DEGLI SCRITTORI E LETTERATI PARMIGIANI raccolte dal Padre. Minore Osservante Bibliotecario di S.A.R. Professore onorario. Parma, Stamperia Reale, 1789-1797. Unito: PEZZANA Angelo. MEMORIE DEGLI SCRITTORI PARMIGIANI. continuate da.

      dalla Ducale Stamperia, 1825-1833, Parma, - 9 voll. in folio, bella legatura uniforme ottocentesca in mezza pergamena con tasselli in pelle e titoli oro ai dorsi, angoli. Bel ritratto dell’Affò in antiporta al primo volume, protetto da velina, inciso in rame da F. Rosaspina su disegno di J. Turchi. Fontamentale e insuperabile lavoro, fatica del Padre Affò (Busseto 1741 – Parma 1797) cui dedicò molti anni di studio e ricerca, contiene le biografie e opere degli scrittori parmigiani, in ordine cronologico, fino alla fine del XVII secoli, anche scrittori meno noti, minori o "che per soverchia modestia nulla composero o le cui opere furono trascurate e consunte" (dall’ "Avviso a chi legge"). L’opera fu dedicata a Ferdinando di Borbone, Duca di Parma Piacenza e Guastalla. L’Affò, minore osservante, storico ed erudito, fu per anni bibliotecario della Palatina di Parma. A lui si deve anche una incompiuta storia della città di Parma e una storia di Guastalla. La continuazione dell’opera, nel secolo successivo, è dovuta ad Angelo Pezzana (Parma 1772-1862) che la dedica a Maria Luigia Duchessa di Parma, e contiene anche un’ampia biografia dell’Affò con il catalogo delle opere edite ed inedite. Pezzana fu anche bibliotecario della Palatina e valido bibliografo, nonchè direttore della Gazzetta di Parma, ma soprattutto i sui studi ebbero applicazioni sulle opere dell’Affò che si impegnò ad ampliare e portare a termine. Pregevole copia della più importante e attendibile opera sugli scrittori parmigiani, nell’insieme completo dei 4 volumi aggiuntivi del Pezzana e in elegante legatura uniforme. Splendido esempl. in barbe.

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        The Cabinet Maker's Guide; or, Rules and Instructions in the Art of Varnishing, Dying, Staining, Japanning, Polishing, Lackering, and Beautifying Wood, Ivory, Tortoiseshell & Metal, with Observations on Their Management

      London / Dublin: Printed for Knight and Lacey, Paternoster-Row, and Westley and Tyrrell, 1825.. xii, 95 pp., [1]. 16mo. Printed paper covered boards. A new edition with considerable additions; including an appendix, containing several valuable tables. Printed by T. C. Hansard. The first known edition of this book was published in 1809, though it was then only 36 pages and the author identified as Peter Weber. A later edition, only slightly expanded, was published in 1818, and the author was identified as Thomas Howard. This new edition was greatly enlarged and published in 1825 (there was also a longer edition published in 1825 by a different publisher).The author is identified in later editions as G. A. Siddons. The edition offered here is the basis for the first American edition by Ansel Phelps published the same year as well as the source of all later editions into the 20th century. Robert Mussey, in his introduction to a reprint of the 1827 American edition, points out that this work contains the first mention of French polishing and of glass-paper (sandpaper). Hundreds of thousands of copies were printed in the fourteen known and over seventy pirated editions. "Students of furniture and finishing history should find this an invaluable source for the interpretation of our antique furniture heritage." Advertisements on back cover. Scarce. OCLC and RLIN show only 5 copies of this edition. Spine repaired with binder's tape, boards rubbed with a few chips at the edges, a few scuff marks, one affecting the word 'wood' on the front board and one affecting a few letters of the advertisements on the rear board, front endpapers soiled, fly leaf torn and split from gutter, small chips to top edge of a1 and a2 probably from opening roughly, some staining to last page of index and blank, occasional finger soiling, but overall remarkably clean, crisp, and tight, and even scarcer thus as most copies and manuals of this nature usually disintergrated from use.

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        Beschreibung zweyer Decaden neuer und wenig bekannter Carabicinen.

      Wien, J. G. Heubner, 1825. - (4), X, 44 SS., l. w. Bl. Mit 4 gest. Tafeln. Marmorpappband der Zeit. 8vo. Seltene Beschreibung von 21 Laufkäfern, hauptsächlich aus dem Habsburgerreich und Asien. - Alte Bibliotheksrückenschildchen. Am Titel Stempel der 1817 gegründeten und 1945 sistierten "Naturforschenden Gesellschaft des Osterlandes", Altenburg (Thüringen).

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        Disquisitions upon the Painted Greek Vases, and their probable connection with the Shows of the Eleusinian and Other Mysteries

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, London 1825 - 1825, First Edition. Hardcover, large 4to., in 3/4 green leather with buff boards, gilt bands and title on spine, teg. 146 pp., complete with 16 plates plus in-text illustrations. Near Fine. Light rubbing to the boards; occasional mild foxing to the contents. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        2 Abhandlungen in einem Band: Über eine neue Affenart, den Cercopithecus (?) leucoprymnus. Mit zwei Steindrucktafeln. UND: Über eine neue Antilopenart, die Antilope suturosa. Mit einer Kupfertafel

      Bonn, E. Weber, 1825. [Separata aus: Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum, tom. 12.2]. . Quart. S. [503]-518, mit zwei Lithographien (davon eine koloriert), S. [519]-526, mit einer kolorierten Kupfertafel. Erste Ausgaben. — Nicht in Nissen.

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      Peter Cottom Richmond, (VA): Peter Cottom, 1825. Third edition, enlarged and improved (first published under a slightly different title in 1811). 12mo. 228 pp. Illustrated with five plates. American Imprints 21355. Haynes 11451. Tape repair to verso of frontispiece, affecting the image a little, chip to upper corner of another plate, not affecting the image, one signature pulled, general foxing and age-toning; still a good solid copy. Contemporary calf (rubbed), leather spine label, gilt spine rules and ornaments. (#6234)

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        VALENCIA EN LA MANO ó GUÍA BREVE para encontrar las cosas más dignas de ella sin necesidad de preguntar.

      - Valencia. 1825. Imprenta de José Gimeno. 239pp.+1 plano. 14 x 8 cm. Enc. pasta española.

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        Tales, and Miscellaneous Pieces

      London: Printed for R. Hunter, et al, 1825., 1825. 14 volumes; small 8vo. Fine contemporary Regency full red straight grained morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, decorative gilt border to boards, grey end papers, all edges gilt. Vignette to title pages. Light rubbing to extremities. A few volumes with occasional gathering protruding. A very handsome set.

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        Infantry Tactics; or, Rules for the Exercise and Manoeuvres of the Infantry of the U. S. Army. 2 volume set

      G : in Good condition. Covers rubbed and scuffed. Some foxing and marks within. Some plates mis-folded with wear to edges, not impinging First Edition Brown hardback half-leather cover with marbled boards 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). 416pp; 91pp + plates. 45 b/w fold-out plates. 44 fascinating plates of troop movements and actions, each with a full explanation, plus fold-out music sheet.

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

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

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        Autograph letter signed to Michael Faraday

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

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        The Works of William Paley, D.D. Archdeacon of Carlisle

      Edinburgh,: Printed for John Fairbairn and others, 1825.. Five volumes, duodecimo, engraved frontispiece portrait in volume one; a fine set in contemporary calf, spines decorated in gilt in compartments. Finely-bound life and works of William Paley, the Archdeacon of Carlisle.William Paley (1743-1805) was a leading Anglican voice in eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain. After graduating from Christ's College Cambridge, he remained there to tutor in moral philosophy, divinity and Greek Testament. His influence at Cambridge spread into the nineteenth century when his A View of the Evidences of Christianity was required reading for Cambridge.Paley's works had profound influence on fellow Christ's College graduate Charles Darwin, who originally studiedtheology before switching to geology. Today Paley's portrait hangs alongside that of Darwin at Christ's College.

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        Publii Ovidii Nasonis Opera, e textu Burmanni; cum notis Harlesii, Gierigii, Burmanni, Lemairi atque aliorum selectissimis

      Oxonii: Impensis Talboys et Wheeler; Londini: Gulielmi Pickering, 1825-26. 5 Vols., cont. half red morocco, marbled boards with matching endpapers, spines lettered in gilt, an attractive set. Keynes, p.93.

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        The Complete Angler and The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson: Extensively Embellished With Engravings on Copper and Wood

      London: John Major, 1825; 1835. The First Collected edition of the Lives and the revised third edition of the Complete Angler. Extensively illustrated, including first volume with inserted portraits for each subject and additional title vignette, second volume with frontispiece portrait. Together, 2 volumes,uniformly bound in full tan morocco by Bayntun. Front and rear panels ornately decorated with interlocking gilt and black stamped rectangle and diamond patterns within single gilt-rule borders, spines gilt in compartments, top edges and turn-ins gilt. Housed in a cloth slipcase. In fine condition. The Complete Angler, first published in 1653, has become a classic of English literature. Where other angling books are of limited appeal to those who do not fish, The Complete Angler inspires readers from all walks of life to go in search of the timeless English countryside that Walton evokes with such love.

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      [Port-au-Prince? ca. 1825].. Watercolor, 6 1/2 x 5 inches. Matted and framed to 10 x 8 inches. A few faint spots of foxing. Colors bright and fresh. Near fine. A handsome watercolor of Haitian general and president Jean-Pierre Boyer (1776-1850), who reigned over Haiti from 1818 to 1843. Boyer, a free mulatto, was born in Port-au-Prince but educated in France. One of the leaders of the Haitian Revolution, he fled to France when Toussaint's uprising turned against the mulattoes as well as the whites, returning with LeClerc in 1802. After independence, Haiti split into two states, north and south, and Boyer served as the right-hand of Alexandre Petion, who established himself as president of the southern state. Boyer was appointed by Petion to be his successor, in 1818, while Henri Christophe still ruled in the north. After Christophe committed suicide in 1820, and his young son was killed ten days later, Boyer succeeded in reunifying the two states of Haiti. In late 1821 Santo Domingo became independent from Spain, and Boyer swiftly moved to invade, uniting the island under his rule by early 1822. In 1825, after agreeing to an indemnity, he obtained official French recognition of the country for the first time since the revolution. At first Boyer's rule looked like a new start for the war-ravaged country, and many free blacks from the United States considered settling there. But Boyer preferred to maintain a semi-feudal government, and little was done to improve the situation. He stayed solidly in power until an earthquake was followed by an insurrection in 1843. Santo Domingo rebelled and won its independence back in 1844. He fought back for over a year before fleeing first to Jamaica in 1845, and then to France, where he died in 1850. He succeeded in lasting as President longer than any other Haitian ruler, just edging out "Papa Doc" Duvalier for the honor. In this portrait, which shows Boyer in three-quarter profile facing left, he is dressed in his full regalia as general and president, wearing a blue military coat trimmed in gold braid and a white cape with a red lining. This likeness closely resembles an engraving by Raban, dated 1825, which is probably based on it. He is at the height of his achievements, having just solidified his power by obtaining recognition from France. The portrait is signed with the initial "B.C." written in reverse at the bottom corner. An outstanding image of Haiti's fourth president.

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        TRAITÉ DE LA COMPOSITION ET DE L'ORNEMENT DES JARDINS, avec 96 planches représentant des plans de jardins, des fabriques propes a leur décoration, et des machines pour élever les eaux. Ouvrage faisant suite a l'Almanach du Bon Jardinier. 3ª éd. entièrement refondue et augmentée d'un grand nombre de figures

      Audot, Paris 1825 - 4º apaisado, bello frontispicio grabado, 156 p., 97 láminas. Media piel, hilos y ruedas doradas. Punto de óxido en alguna página. Completo tratado de jardinería, que analiza los diferentes sitios y los lugares más convenientes, explica cuales deben ser los trabajos preparatorios, examina las especies del mundo vegetal y termina con la decoración con agua. Acompañado de láminas que muestran detalles decorativos de los jardines (fuentes, empalizadas, pabellones, etc. Jardinería. Botánica. Horticultura. Ciencias naturales. Gardening. Botany. Horticulture. Natural sciences.

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

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

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        A General and Classical Atlas, exhibiting in the same map the Principal Features both of Ancient & Modern Geography. Second edition

      London: Sold by Rivingtons: Longman & Co. (& others), 1825. Engraved title and 33 fully coloured engraved maps dated in the imprints 1804-1806, those of the United States and North America 1804. Folio (13 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches), contemporary half calf, leather lettering piece to upper cover. Joints rubbed but firm, 1-inch piece chipped from base of spine. Internally a little marginal foxing but overall very good. Of the six states of this atlas offered by the publishers this was the fifth most expensive "Full-coloured, without blanks, on Fine Paper, Hot-Pressed", the 6th state was the same but with blanks.

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        THE PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS OF DAVID HUME A NEW EDITION containing all the essays.

      Edingburgh Archibald Constable 1825 - First uniform edition. Bound in contemporary publisher's red plain morocco with gilt lettereing. Marbled boards and endpapers. Frontis portriat of Hume to first volume. ight bindinfg abrasions and rubbing. Minor foxing. Presentation inscription to first volume from the publisher's to professor James Pillans a Scottish classical scholar and educational reformer [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Carez, J, Paris 1825 - Size : 300x465 (mm), 11.75x18.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, 0

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        South America with Improvements to 1823

      Tanner, H.S., Philadelphia 1825 - Beautifully detailed map of South America and the West Indies. Includes a table of "Comparative Altitudes of the Mountains Towns &c. of South America". Published in "A New American Atlas". Linen reinforcements to folds, overall toning and wear to edges. Chipping along edges with small and expertly repaired loss to upper right panel along original fold. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 35 3/8" x 21 1/8".

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        Colección de los viages y descubrimientos que hicieron por mar los españoles desde fines del siglo XV. Con varios documentos inéditos concernientes a la historia de la marina castellana y de los establecimientos españoles en Indias. Coordinada e ilustrada por.

      Madrid, Imprenta Real 1825 - 4º menor (21 x 14,7 cm). 3 vols. Pasta española de época, lomos lisos, tejuelos y hierros dorados. I: Viages de Colón. Almirantazgo de Castilla. 2 h. inc. port., CLI p., 1 h., 455 p., 2 grandes mapas plegados. II: Documentos de Colón y de las primeras poblaciones. 2 h. inc. port., 455 p. III: Viages menores y los de Vespucio; poblaciones en el Darien, suplemento al tomo II. Portada, XV-642 p., 1 gran mapa plegado. Son los tres primeros volúmenes de los cinco de los que consta la obra completa. Se publicaro con diferencia de varios años y rara vez salen al mercado los cinco juntos. Magnífico ejemplar, muy limpio y en muy buen estado, conservando su encuadernación original. Palau, 89462; Salvá, 3760 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historiarum libri IX. Cum brevi annotatione Aug. Mathiae & Henr. Apetzii.

      Teubner 1825 - Leipzig, Teubner, 1825-1826. 2 vol. petits in 8 de VIII-306pp., VI-296pp., reliures en demi chagrin havane à coins de l'époque, plats en papier beige uniforme, dos finement et richement décorés de résilles dorées contenant de petites fleurs en rosace dorées, surlignées et soulignées de frises dorées, pièces de titre de maroquin bordeaux surlignées et soulignées de frises dorées, pièces de tomaison de maroquin bleu turquoise surliguées et soulignées de frises dorées, pieces d’appartenance vertes surlignées et dorées à la queue de chaque dos, titre doré, rousseurs éparses, tranches vertes, notes d‘August Matthiae et de Henrich Apetzii, texte en grec, bel exemplaire. 600 € L'Oeuvre d'Hérodote, considéré comme le pére de l'Histoire, est le récit historique de la grande invasion de la Grèce par les perses entre 490 et 479 avant Jésus Christ. Mais les deux tiers de l'ouvrage sont dédiés à l'histoire propre des deux protagonistes, touchant même certains pays frontaliers et décrivant ces nations et leurs peuples dans les moindres détails. Nous ne savons pas avec précision où, quand et comment ces histoires furent écrites. Sans doute sont-elles le fruit du recueil de lectures ou de récits qu'Hérodote donna sur plusieurs années dans certaines villes grecques ou à Athènes durant l'apogée impériale de cette dernière. Le travail d'Hérodote ouvra un nouveau champ d'investigation intellectuel et culturel, méconnu jusqu'alors et qui est parvenu et que nous connaissons aujourd’hui sous le nom d'Histoire. Le travail de l'auteur constitue une immense carte du monde humain de l'époque, passé et contemporain. Parvenu à démontrer les liens entre les différents acteurs et par voie de conséquence en reliant entres eux les différrentes actions et les différents faits, il parvint à expliquer à la fois les enchevêtrements de circonstances et une enfilade d’événements a priori chaotiques en leur donnant un sens, une logique. Ses prédécesseurs étaient des chroniqueurs, en recoupant les informations et en vérifiant les sources, Hérodote devint le premier à réellement informer le lecteur, ainsi a travers la description de cette guerre contre les perses, il parvint a prouver l'interaction et Ia continuité entre les "divers moments et phases historiques''. Quelle fut l'ampleur d'Hérodote?; son succès en tant que premier historien est difficile à appréhender, néanmoins précisément parce que le genre qu'il inventa devint si important pour notre propre facon de penser et d'analyser le monde, qu'il est difficile d'imaginer que cette invention n'ait pu exister et que l'on aurait que l‘on pourrait vivre sans. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Memoir of Gabriel Goodman.. With some account of Ruthin School.. Also of Godfrey Goodman

      Ruthin: Rev Richard Newcome, 1825 Gabriel In contemporary boards, a little marked, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. New paper spine, retaining most of the old paper label. Internally, small folio, label of E Lloyd, Rhagatt and a small oval stamp to fpd, hinges strengthened, text block edges uncut, portrait frontis, [11], [1], [1], 4-56, [2], [1], 62-87 pp, [1], [134], 5 plates (1 portrait), some pencil notes, some light pl offsetting and spotting. Along with 3 loose files of modern research notes on Goodman. Uncommon! (Lowndes 912) NEWCOME, RICHARD, cleric. See NLW WBO.Goodman, (1528–1601), dean of Westminster Much as Goodman accomplished, greater things were prophesied for him: Arçangel yw'r enw o seiliaw Arç-esgob vydd ddydd à ddaw By name an archangel, an archbishop he will become. (Newcome, appx C)No archbishopric came to him; but he has his pallium in the affection and pride with which his memory is recalled in his native town. SEE ODNB.Complete title is: A Memoir of Gabriel Goodman DD. Dean of Westminster during forty years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, the restorer of the wardenship of Ruthin; with Some Account of Ruthin School, and the names of its most eminent scholars, etc. Also of Godfrey Goodman, DD. Bishop of Glocester from the year 1624 to 2655, nephew of the above.

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        The Areaorama. A View in the Regents Park

      London: S & I Fuller, May 1st. 1825. Upper hand-coloured view of a ruined mausoleum with irregular peephole. Six hand-coloured engraved scenes with cental part cut-away, hand-coloured engraved back scene, all mounted concertina style, extended length approx 28 inches. 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Contained in the original green card slipcase with engraved pink label. All in excellent condition, The slipcase a little edge rubbed and with remains of silk ribbon. The view within showing Regents Park through a series of peopled frames to Park Circus and York Terrace in the distance. Rare.

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        Kentucky and Tennessee ... Improved to 1825

      Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner, 1825. Copper-engraving with full period color. 23 3/8 x 30 11/16 inches. 23 7/8 x 30 3/4 inches. Tanner's 1825 map of Kentucky and Tennessee. Henry Tanner's A New American Atlas was the most distinguished atlas published in America during the nineteenth century. The maps were carefully constructed from the best and most recent surveys. They were finely engraved on a large-scale, printed on high quality paper, and carefully hand colored. Because of the great expense involved in the production and publication, the atlas was published in five parts between 1819 and 1823. This map was first published in 1823 in the fifth part of Henry Tanner's A New American Atlas under the title "Kentucky, Tennessee and part of Illinois." In this second issue, from the 1825 edition of the atlas, Illinois has been dropped from the title and the map has been augmented by the addition of new counties (particularly in southwestern Tennessee) and the additions of various cities and roads. Phillips Atlases 3669-13; cf. Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, pp. 191-198; Rumsey 2755.013; cf. Sabin 94323.

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        Sketches of a Voyager

      N.P.,: N.D., c., 1825.. Oblong quarto, engraved title and 25 etchings as called for by cover label, small owner's bookplate; some scattered foxing; in the rare original floral wrappers (somewhat worn) with gilt label. A minor but interesting work by the great topographical artist William Daniell, with a number of Indian and maritime scenes. This is an intriguing assortment of etchings by the famous creator of two of the greatest of all travel books on the grand scale: Oriental Scenery and Voyage Round Great Britain. Two striking images here show HMS Lion, a sixty-four gun Worcester class ship which saw action against France, and a 'Spanish East Indiaman' among a fleet.

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        Half A Dozen Hints on Picturesque Domestic Architecture,

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

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        Domestic Duties; or, Instructions to Young Married Ladies, on the Management of Their Households, and The Regulation of Their Conduct in the Various Relations and Duties of Married Life

      London Longman, Hursr, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green 1825. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Respined with modern red title panel Second edition Brown leather spine with red leather 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 487pp. Folding table and b/w illustrations within the text.

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        Key to Moore's Views of Rangoon

      [London: Thomas Clay,, 1825]. Quarto (254 × 203 mm), [40pp.]. Contemporary ox-blood half morocco, marbled boards, morocco patch label to the upper board, three wide flat bands with floral roll, compartments gilt with densely repeated circle motif, attractive floral roll to the spine and corner edges, and as a panel on the label, marbled endpapers. Folding map frontispiece. A little rubbed, some stripping, but overall very good. First and only edition, extremely uncommon. Notes published to accompany the first series of Moore and Marryat's suite of plates illustrating the First Anglo-Burmese War, here in an attractive contemporary binding with the bookplate of William Taylor Money to the front pastedown. Money was a director of the East India Company and Superintendent of the Marine at Bombay.

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      [Andover, Ma.]: Published by the American Tract Society, [1825].. 48pp. Frontispiece portrait. 24mo. Original tan printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly soiled, extremities rubbed. Some minor foxing. Near fine. Illustrated with several woodcuts, this tale tells of Thomas Patoo, who runs away from the Marquesas Islands to Boston, then to school in Cornwall, Connecticut, where he finds both religion and education. Interestingly, Patoo was in school at Cornwall with John Ridge, son of a leading Cherokee family and later one of the tribe's chief negotiators with the United States. There is a brief description of the islands and their inhabitants at the beginning of the tale. Written for children, with an advertisement for children's books published by the Society on the back cover. Only a handful of copies in OCLC. SHOEMAKER 21413. ROSENBACH 681.

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        The complete Angler, or The Contemplative Man's Recreation. Two Parts, The First by Izaak Walton (The complete Angler, or The Contemplative Man's Recreation), The Second by Charles Cotton (The Complete Angler, being Instructions how to angle for a trout or grayling in a clear stream)

      William Pickering, London, Thomas White, printer, Johnson's Court, 1825, petit in 32 (8,5 x 5, 5 cm), XVI + 314 pages (pagination continue sur les deux titres) + (4) pages (index in fine). Ouvrage illustré en noir et en hors texte d'un joli frontispice représentant les trois protagonistes du livre (Piscator, Auceps et Venator), d'une page de faux-titre gravée, de bandeaux de tête de titre et de nombreux dessins de poissons dans le texte. Reliure romantique de l'époque, plein veau noir maroquiné, plats ornés en doré d'une frise florale d'encadrement, coupes avec roulette dorée, dos titré et orné de grands fers dorés. +++++++ Rare et jolie édition anglaise dans un petit format proche du minuscule et dans une reliure romantique, de cet ouvrage de référence comprenant les textes de Izaak Walton (1593-1683) et Charles Cotton (1630-1685) : The Complete Angler, or the Contemplative Man’s Recreation (en français Le Parfait Pêcheur à la ligne). C'est un traité écrit pendant 10 ans et publié en 1653, puis complété par Charles Cotton en 1676. C'est au moment de la retraite qu'Isaac Walton quitte définitivement Londres pour se retirer dans le Staffordshire, et se consacrer uniquement à l'écriture et à la pêche. C'est au cours de ses parties de pêche sur la Dove qu'il rencontre Charles Cotton, dont il devient inséparable. Si Charles Cotton est considéré comme le père de la pêche à la mouche moderne, Izaac Walton est celui qui lui en a donné sa dimension philosophique. L’oeuvre aborde le thème de la pêche à la ligne sous la forme d’un dialogue entre plusieurs personnages, et se présente comme une succession de conseils ou d’astuces visant à assurer au lecteur la meilleure pêche possible. Le dialogue, qui a lieu au bord de la Lee River près de Londres, oppose au départ Piscator, Auceps et Venator, prenant respectivement le parti de la pêche, de la fauconnerie et de la chasse. La confrontation verbale tourne rapidement au bénéfice du pêcheur, qui parvient à réduire le fauconnier au silence et même à convaincre le chasseur de se mettre à la pêche. Au-delà des multiples conseils touchant les rivières les plus poissonneuses, les qualités respectives des mouches artificielles ou les différentes espèces de poissons, l’ouvrage est avant tout resté célèbre en raison de son atmosphère très particulière, faite de sérénité et de communion spirituelle avec la nature. C'est une approche élitiste qui associe réflexion philosophique, religiosité, sentiment d'appartenace à la Nature et environnementalisme. Le traité offre par ailleurs un fort aspect religieux de par ses multiples références à la divine Providence, et constitue un excellent portrait de l’Angleterre rurale de l’époque pour les historiens – Reliure en bon état, 2/4 coins et coiffes avec de très légers frottements, dorures lumineuses et intérieur particulièrement frais, bel exemplaire..

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      Carez, J, Paris 1825 - Size : 290x435 (mm), 11.375x17.125 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, 0

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