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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.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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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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        ENDLESS AMUSEMENT

      Thomas Boys 1825 - Circa 1825. Good condition with no wrapper. A Collection of Nearly 400 Entertaining Experiments in Various Branches of Science. All The Popular Tricks and Changes of the Cards. A Complete System of Pyrotechny. 4th edition. Small format. Brown boards. Frontis supplied as facsimile. Front board almost detached. Contents very good. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [WATERCOLOR OF GENERAL JEAN-PIERRE BOYER, PRESIDENT OF HAITI]

      [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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        Tennessee

      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: 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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        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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        MEMOIR OF THOMAS HAMITAH PATOO, A NATIVE OF THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS; WHO DIED JUNE 19, 1823, WHILE A MEMBER OF THE FOREIGN MISSION SCHOOL, IN CORNWALL, CONN

      [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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        Precaution ou Le Choix d'un Mari 4 volumes

      Gosselin 1825 - French text; contemporary quarter leather; Book condition: good; edge-rubbed to boards; a little wear at head of spines; small piece removed from margin of one page (vol I); slightly surface-rubbed to board; slightest foxing; Fiction [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Pensilvanie

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

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        Histoire politique du Pape Pie VII, avec une notice sur l'élection de Léon XII, par M. Guadet ;suivi de L'Etat religieux de la France et de l'Europe, à l'égard de la Cour de Rome, par M. de Pradt

      1825 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure postérieure fin XIXe demi-basane bleue, dos à 4 nerfs orné, Béchet Ainé, Paris, 1825, 3 ff., ii-183-162-71 pp. Bon état (ancien cachet d'institution religieuse en page de titre, dos très lég. frottés, coins lég. frottés, très belle fraîcheur intérieure) pour cette très rare édition imprimée sur beau papier vergé absente de la plupart des bibliographies (et non repéré au CCFr ou à la BNF). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition]

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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)

      1825 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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        Index Testaceologicus; Or A Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign, Arranged According to The Linnean System; With the Latin and English Names, References to Authors, and Places Where Found.

      London: Printed for W. Wood, 1825. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. viii, 188, (2)pp. With 2300 Figures. Thirty-eight full page plates of shell in two states: One hand-colored followed by one uncolored. Contemporary full long grained red leather. Spine in five compartments with raised bands; two with gilt titles and the remainder tooled in gilt. Boards tooled in gilt and blind. All edges gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbles endpapers. With the bookplate of Wm. Strong, an engraved lion's paw. Trace of soil to the lather else a fine copy.

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        [Op. 124]. Ouverture en Ut ["Die Weihe des Hauses"] à grand orchestre pour 2 Violons, Alto, Violoncelle et Basse, 2 Flûtes, 2 Clarinettes, 2 Hautbois, 2 Bassons, 4 Cors, 2 Trompettes et Timballes, [Subtitle]: composée et dediée a son Altesse Monseigneur le Prince Nicolas de Galitzin... Oeuvre 124. [Full score]

      Mayence: B. Schott Fils [PN] 2262. [1825]. Folio. Newly bound in quarter dark blue calf with spine titled and ruled in gilt, matching paper boards. 1f. (lithographic title), 60 pp. Engraved. Some minor staining and foxing; light pencilled numbering. A very good copy overall. . First Edition, variant issue, without "Pr" (price) to title and without subscription notice. Kinsky-Halm p. 368. Weinhold/Dorfmüller p. 231. Hoboken 2, 498 and 499 (recording two issues, the earlier with "Pr" to title but with no actual price and including the subscription notice, the later with a printed price of "2f30xr," without subscription notice). & & The present work was commissioned for the opening of the Josephstadt Theatre in Vienna by the playwright and impresario Karl Friedrich Hensler (1761-1825). The first performance took place on October 3, 1822, with Beethoven leading the orchestra from the piano. & & "That Beethoven should have conceived music so solemn and so little popular for the opening ceremony of a theatre is yet another proof of how deeply ingrained in him were the principles of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment. The very use of the word 'Weihe' - consecration - suggests that for him the theatre was not so much a place of entertainment as an institution for the moral education of the public. We do not meet this attitude again until Wagner's Bühnenweihfestpiel, Parsifal." Cooper: Beethoven The Last Decade 1817-1827, p. 348.

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        Manuel de Malacologie et de Conchyliologie

      Paris 1825 1827 Paris, 1825-1827. First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. 109 engraved plates (planches vol.); viii, 664 pp. with 2 folded tables (text vol.). Publisher's printed purple boards, spines sunned and lightly edgeworn, some foxing, heavy at preliminaries, ex-Bowdoin College Library, early call-number labels to spines, withdrawn plates to front paste-downs, small blind stamp on title pages, withal an attractive set in original boards. Nissen ZBI, 391 . Inscribed, "David H. Storer from his friend J. Mason Warren" on flyleaf. David Humphreys Storer was a zoologist and physician. He was a graduate of Bowdoin in 1822 and Harvard Medical School in 1825. He specialized in obstetrics and was a professor at both the Tremont Street Medical School and Harvard Medical School, where he also served as dean. He actively pursued his interest in natural history, publishing several reports on fish in Massachusetts. J. Mason Warren (1811-1867) in 1835 assumed his father's medical practice, specializing in plastic surgery in Boston and performed the first Rhinoplasty in America

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        MANUSCRIT : Voyage le long du Rhin & dans les Provinces de la Hollande & de la Belgique.

      - Heidelberg, 1825, 21x27. Reliure en pleine basane racinée. Dos lisse orné. Tranches rouges. Ouvrage manuscrit illustré de 23 gravures (dont 12 colorées à la main et une dépliante) et de deux dessins originaux. Magnifigue manuscrit original, écrit à la plume comprenant 1 page de titre, 254 pages réparties entre 55 chapitres (un épitre dédicatoire, une préface, 52 chapitre et une conclusion), 3 pages de table des matières et 2 planches (dessins originaux) avec légendes. Ce livre est dédié à son oncle qui fut le mécène de ce voyage. Il est difficile d'être sûr de l'identité de l'auteur, mais il semblerait qu'il fut Neuchâtelois, on trouve mention d'un Eugène Terrisse comme l'un des deux députés nommés par le canton de Neuchâtel pour transmettre l'obtempérance du canton au décret de la Diète . On trouve aussi son nom dans un appel aux armes des "Citoyens armés, réunis sous la bannière de Valangin" daté de 1831. Un témoignage unique et fort intéressant. Envoi d'informations et de photographies sur demande. La Librairie de l'Univers offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 20000 EUR.

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        Journal of a Residence and Travels in Columbia, During the Years 1823 and 1824... In two volumes

      London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1825. First Edition. Hardcover. Tall octavos. xv, 524; viii, 517pp. Index, errata. With hand-colored frontispieces in each volume ('The author in the travelling costume of the country'; 'Precipitous descent of a Cordillera of the Andes') and a large folding map of Columbia, detached, but present, opposite page one in the first volume. In the original paper covered boards, recased, newer endsheets, with a sympathetic quarter paper covered spine, the original printed spine labels affixed. Uncut, and largely unopened, retaining the half-title in the first volume. Boards show some wear and discoloration, title-pages with off-setting evident from the frontispieces; altogether a Very Good set Image or additional images available upon request

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        Tales Of The Crusaders in 4 volumes

      1825 - Very rare Original 1st edition: with half title page! Small size owner's name on half title page in all volumes, otherwise good copy with some foxing. Well worn edges of pages. Original board sides with new end papers. . It has well worn edges, damage by the edges, Marks on cover. Please see uploaded photos. For more information, please contact us. We are sending all orders by trackable signed for registered post. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poetae scenici graecorum.

      sumtibus Librariae Hahnianae,, Lipsiae, 1825 - Dieci parti legate in quattordici volumi di cm. 20,5, pp. 3.500 ca. complessive. Solida legatura del tempo in mezza pelle, dorsi lisci con titoli su doppio tassello e fregi in oro. Buono stato di conservazione con solo qualche leggera gora marginale. Esemplare interamente interfogliato. L'opera risulta così suddivisa. Euripide (quattro parti); Sofocle (tre parti); Aristofane (quattro parti); Eschili (tre parti). Stimata raccolta che presenta tutti i testi in greco con ampie note esplicative in latino. Cfr. Brunet IV, 760, Graesse V, 378. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traite de la Garantie: Des Matieres et Ouvrages d'Or et d'Argent

      Paris - M. Carriere et al, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this French economic text with a focus on the goldsmithing trade. Featuring eight plates depicting goldsmiths' marks. Coveringgoldsmithing laws and ordinances, hallmarks, warranties, and counterfeit money. This work appears tobe complete in one volume, witha second edition published in 1838. In French. Condition: In a half pigskin binding with marbled boards. Externally, slightly rubbed, with rear joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Bright, with foxing throughout, prominent to margins. Light foxing to plates. Occasional ink line annotation to margins. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Manuel de Malacologie et de Conchyliologie

      Paris, 1825-1827. First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. 109 engraved plates (planches vol.); viii, 664 pp. with 2 folded tables (text vol.). Publisher's printed purple boards, spines sunned and lightly edgeworn, some foxing, heavy at preliminaries, ex-Bowdoin College Library, early call-number labels to spines, withdrawn plates to front paste-downs, small blind stamp on title pages, withal an attractive set in original boards. Nissen ZBI, 391 . Inscribed, "David H. Storer from his friend J. Mason Warren" on flyleaf. David Humphreys Storer was a zoologist and physician. He was a graduate of Bowdoin in 1822 and Harvard Medical School in 1825. He specialized in obstetrics and was a professor at both the Tremont Street Medical School and Harvard Medical School, where he also served as dean. He actively pursued his interest in natural history, publishing several reports on fish in Massachusetts. J. Mason Warren (1811-1867) in 1835 assumed his father's medical practice, specializing in plastic surgery in Boston and performed the first Rhinoplasty in America

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        Excursions In Madeira And Porto Santo, During The Autumn Of 1823, While On His Third Voyage To Africa

      London: George B. Whittaker, 1825 - First Edition 1825. 4to. Recent attractive half calf, marbled boards, gilt, with new endpapers, page edges untrimmed, with 21 of 22 plates, lacking plate 6 "Brazen Head or Garajao". Of the 21 Plates 3 are colour. Generally a very clean and fresh copy, without the usual foxing, handsomely rebound. Collates xii pp278. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Studies of Figures by Gainsborough Executed in Exact Imitation of the Originals

      London: J. Dickinson, Jan 1, 1825 - An uncommon series of Gainsborough sketches reproduced in tinted lithographs by his nephew Richard Lane. Part one (of two) only Mounted vignette portrait on title-page, engraved title and dedication page, 12 tinted lithographs. PART 1 OF 2 PARTS ONLY. Original wrappers. Spine reinforced with tape, light foxing to one plate, some darkening to margins, not affecting images. Small library book label and stamp on verso of front cover [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lake Patterson, near Pattersons Plain Hunters River. New South Wales

      London,: Circa, 1825.. Hand-coloured aquatint, 170 x 265 mm. Framed. Letterpress verso. Lycett arrived in Sydney as a convict in 1814, by 1821 he had won a full pardon and in 1822 left for England where he began work on his celebrated Views in Australia or New South Wales, & Van Dieman's Land ... When published the views met with immediate success. Lycett was a very significant artist of this period in Australia and his Views in Australia was an important early visualization of Macquarie's Australia and also of the Aboriginal people of New South Wales. The views are of remarkable importance as they provide one of the first glimpses of the colony that can be recognised as obviously Australian.Lycett's style tended to be romantic with the depiction of park-like landscapes which gives the appearance of rural harmony. Lycett's work would have contributed to the new interest in the colony for trade and emigration.

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        Six Lithographic Views Illustrative of the Scenery of Chepstow Castle and Tintern Abbey

      Bristol, London Clifton, Chepstow and Monmouth: T Bedford, 1825 Situate on the Banks of the River Wye. Price Twelve Shillings.-Proofs, on india paper, Fifteen Shillings. Oblong 38.5*28.5 cm. 6 Lithographs, stitched as issued in original drab printed wrappers. The back wrapper advertises - Just Published, nine Lithographic Views of the Cottages composing Blaise Hamlet....- published by T Bedford and one would presume a more successful venture than the Six! The six views included in the work are:- The Castle and New Bridge of Chepstow. Chepstow Castle. Part of Chepstow Castle as seen from the Moat. South View Tintern Abbey. North View and Interior seen through the South window Tintern Abbey. Interior View of West window, Tintern Abbey. A rather special and dare I say uncommon item!Not listed at COPAC. WorldCat. No copy sold at auction for over 30 years!

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        Noticias historicas, politicas, y estadisticas de las Provincias Unidas del Rio de la Plata

      London: Publicado por R. Ackermann, 1825. First edition. Modern full black morocco ruled in gilt, four raised bands, gilt titles, marbled edges, silk book mark sewn in. Overall very good or better copy, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, title page tender, rear blank with large chip, original contemporary rear wrapper bound in but worn, color map bound upside down, in a fine modern binding. 8vo. Illus. with 2 folding maps (1 color). A letter which was circulated in London... written for the information of the British Ministry" with accompanying documents, extracts from reports, etc., forming a detailed account of both political and economic conditions in Argentina shortly after independence in the hope of promoting diplomatic recognition, foreign investment, and immigration. Britain was promoting many immigration initiatives "to induce artisans, labourers, and workmen of all kinds to come from Europe." The Argentinean government supplied the statistics, copies of treaties with Britain, data on mining, weather, immigration policies, to Nuñez (1792-1846) who was the Argentinean charge d'affairs in London in 1825. Also includes a supplement on Argentina's position concerning Brazil's aggressive occupation of Uruguay. Nunez had the work published by Ackermann in both Spanish and English. One map colored in outline shows Argentina and Uruguay (445x510 mm); the second is a topographical plan of Buenos Aires (320x380 cm). Provenance: Coleccion Monclau (bookplate). Palau 198831. Sabin 56333. Moreno: Boliviana 2514.

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        The Principles of Peace exemplified in the conduct of the Society of Friends in Ireland. During the Rebellion of the Year 1798; with some preliminary and concluding obervations

      London: Printed and Sold by William Phillips..., 1825. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, 172 x 102 mms., pp. xiv, 208 [209 advert, 210 blank], entirely uncut, original boards; spine defective, with cords exposed and loss of paper covering the gatherings, edges worn, a modest copy with the bookplate of "R. Howell, Coventry" on the front paste-down end-paper. The physician Thomas Hancock (1783–1849) was born in in Lisburn, county Antrim, the son of Quaker parents, Jacob Hancock and his wife, Elizabeth, née Phelps and attended a Quaker school. Karl Magee in his ODNB entry says of this book that it "contains eye-witness accounts of the rebellion from a number of Irish Quakers and provides an interesting perspective on that conflict." The book was reprinted several times in both the UK and the USA.

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        The Temple of Jupiter Olympus and the Acropolis of Athens "Le Temple de Jupiter Olympien et l'Acropolis d'Athens

      Greece: Paris "Imprimerie de Dondey-Dupré, Rue St Louis, No 46, Au Marais." 1825-37. Coloured lithograph of the Olympieion with the Acropolis from Louis Dupré's " Voyage â Athènes et â Constantinople...". Original hand colour; verso blank; blind stamp of Dupré as issued. The view shows the Temple of Olympian Zeus, with the Acropolis in the background; from this angle it is possible to see part of the town , the Plaka district, on the Acropolis slopes. Interestingly Dupré illustrates a gathering of Turks beside the temple seemingly being addressed by an Imam, suggesting that the space was used as an open air mosque. Bright & clean; slight crease causing lightening of the colour of the sky in the middle of the view. Louis Dupré [1789-1837]. A pupil of Jacques-Louis David in Paris, Louis Dupré became resident in Rome and was appointed official painter to the prince Jerome Bonaparte, in 1811. In 1819 he traveled to Greece. He was received by the French consul Fauvel in Athens and introduced into Greek society allowing him to make his paintings of important personalities of the time, both in Athens and in Joannina where he portayed Ali Pascha, his family and attendants. He continued to Thessaly and from there he sailed to Constantinople, where he made the acquaintance of Prince Michael Soutzo of Moldavia with whom he returned to Italy via Romania. His work " Voyage â Athènes et â Constantinople" was published in 10 livraisons, in Paris in 1825 through to 1837, consisting of 40 lithographs: portraits, costumes and views of Athenian antiquities. [Colnaghi of London pirated 2 of the portraits of Ali Pascha and published them before Dupré.] The work became synonymous with the Greek War of Independence. The image of Mitropolos, holding the Greek standard symbolises the Greek victory. Colas 916; Lipperheide 1434; Droulia 901; Navari/ Blackmer: 517; Sotheby's/Blackmer 559 Greece Continental Greece Athens Zeus Olympus Olympieion

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