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        Voyage du jeune Anacharsis en Grèce, nouvelle édition en 7 volumes + ATLAS in 4 (reliures homogènes)

      1825. Colin. . Editions Etienne Ledoux pour les 7 volumes, et Garnery à Paris pour l'Atlas, 1825, et 1819 pour l'ATLAS, in 8 (21,5 x 13 cm), et in 4 pour l'ATLAS (26 x 19 cm), Atlas avec analyse critique des cartes et 32 gravures au nombre de 4 + 27 donc complet conformément à la table des matières ; En revanche, 1 carte dépliante non numérotée représentant une carte de l'ancien continent est ajoutée en fin d'ATLAS, carte non référencée et ne figurant pas dans les premières éditions de cet ATLAS à la fin du XVIIIè siècle ; Illustration d'un frontispice par volume dessiné par Colin. Reliure plein veau marron, plats avec filets et motif à froid, dos avec filets, fers et titre doré. Jean-Jacques Barthélémy (1716 -1795) est un ecclésiastique, archéologue, littérateur et numismate français. Cet ouvrage de voyage en Grèce publié en 1788 est l'œuvre la plus connue de cet auteur et lui valut son entrée à l'académie française - Intérieur frais sans rousseur pour le texte, atlas frais sauf 5 gravures avec rousseurs en marge, grande carte additionnelle de l'ancien continent avec 2 mouillures et une petite coupure en marge. Reliure en bon état pour les 7 volumes, ATLAS avec petits manques aux deux coiffes, bon exemplaire d'une façon générale.

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        Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du District de Colombie

      Carez, J, Paris 1825 - the capital city with north oriented to the top left corner by a compass rose and an arrow indicating the flow of the Potomac River. Washington, Georgetown and Alexandria are well depicted and a good part of the vicinity is also illustrated with major roads named., Size : 305x295 (mm), 12x11.625 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring, 0

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        Sämmtliche Schriften

      Bln., Voss, Nicolai 1825-1828.. 32 Bde. (Komplett). 12°. XII, 234 (1); VI, 397; IV, 302; IV, 320; (4), 244; IV, 257; IV, 260; 204; 235; 296; 266; 318; 280 (1); 280 S; 296; 242; XI, 318 (1); X, 298; 278; 304; 254; 344; 344; 304; 304; 254; 208; IV, 378; 362; 356; 390; 404; XVI, 404; XXIV, 335; XII, 228; 284. Mit 7 Kupfertaf. u. 1 Falttab. Pbde. d. Zt. Mit goldgeprägt. Rückensch. Stellenw. leicht stockfl. Im Ganzen sehr gut erhalten. W.-G.² 95; Goed. IV/1, 344, 5 - Dritte rechtmäßige Ausgabe hrsg. v. Johann Friedr. Schink.

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        Coursing..Finding Soho

      London: Printed for Thomas M'Lean, Haymarket by Howlett and Brimmer, 10 Frith Street, 1825. Coloured aquatint. Printed with publishers details and dated 1824. In excellent condition. Framed in attractive wood and gold frame with cream wash-line mat. Image size: 4 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Framed size: 13 7/8 x 15 3/8 inches. A pretty aquatint depicting coursing from Henry Alken's celebrated book "The National Sports of Great Britain". This charming print by Henry Alken comes from a book entitled "The National Sports of Great Britain". The book is comprised of fifty coloured aquatints of sporting scenes with an accompanying text. Published in 1824 by Thomas McLean, the images vary in subject from Bull baiting to Otter hunting. This charming print is second in a series of six coursing prints. Henry Thomas Alken was born into what became an artistic dynasty. He studied under the miniature painter J.T. Barber and exhibited his first picture (a miniature portrait) at the Royal Academy when he was sixteen. From about 1816 onwards he "produced an unending stream of paintings, drawings and engravings of every type of field and other sporting activity. He is best remembered for his hunting prints, many of which he engraved himself until the late 1830s.... To many, sporting art is 'Alken', and to describe his work or ability is quite unnecessary." Charles Lane British Racing Prints 75-76; Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates no. 43; Siltzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints

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        TRAVELS IN WESTERN AFRICA, IN THE YEARS 1818, 19, 20, AND 21, FROM THE RIVER GAMBIA, THROUGH WOOLLI, BONDOO, GALAM, KASSON, KAARTA, AND FOOLIDOO, TO THE RIVER NIGER.

      London. 1825. - [iii]-xv,[1],413pp. plus fourteen plates (ten aquatints and four lithographs) and a folding map. Lacks the half title. Modern three-quarter calf and marbled boards, raised bands, leather label. Minor foxing on title and frontispiece, other wise clean internally. Very good. An account of a British exploring expedition whose goal was to explore the interior of Africa starting on the western coast with the goal of locating the source of the Niger River. The text describes the local scenery and populace, and the plates show native costumes, villages, local flora; one plate shows eight musical instruments. The author's final chapter discusses slavery and the nature of the African race in general. ABBEY 282. GAY 2899.

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        The JUVENILE LIBRARY: Containing The Adventures Of Valentine And Orson, Ali Baba, Or, The Forty Thieves, Bruce's Travels...&c

      S. King ... New-York: S. King. 1825. Each story has separate title and hand-colored frontispiece. 1825. First ed. Leather and bd. Two leaves in the last title with short, closed horizontal tear. Lightly spotted and foxed. Very good overall.

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        SPECIMENS OF ANCIENT DECORATIONS FROM POMPEII

      London, Rodwell and Martin, 1825.. FIRST EDITION 1825. Slim 4to, 255 x 170 mm, 10 x 6¾ inches, 2 pages of text, elegant hand coloured engraved pictorial title page by Edward Finden after a drawing by Goldicutt, 19 fine tissue guarded plates of which 18 are hand coloured or partially so, all drawn by Goldicutt. The plates depict ceilings, sides of apartments, mosaic pavements, and some fragments of ornamentation. Bound in 19th century full calf, triple ruled gilt panels to covers with gilt ornaments at corners, rebacked with gilt decorated faux raised bands and gilt lettered morocco title label, original marbled endpapers. Covers worn and darkened along the edges, some small chips to surface and surface cracks next to spine, corners worn, modern bookplate on front pastedown, 2 neat 20th century inscriptions on second endpaper, small crease to 2 lower corners, no where near image, otherwise contents very clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good copy. John Goldicutt (1793–1842) was an English architect and antiquary. He was one of the founders of the Royal Institute of British Architects. In 1815 he studied in Paris and afterwards spend 3 or 4 years travelling in Italy and Sicily. His first published book was on the antiquities of Sicily. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Les Rois Et Reines De France En Estampes, Ou Abrege Historique Et Chronologique De Chaque Regne, Suivi Du Tableau Des Moeurs Et Usages Des Francais Sous Chaque Race

      Alexis Emery, Paris 1825 - 139 pages. Landscape octavo, 13 x 22 cm. 28 hand-colored plates, all with multiple images per plate, depicts the history of the French monarchy in costume, beginning with the reign of Pharamond through to Louis XVIII. Chronological Table of the Monarchy -- the Merovingiens, Carlovingiens, and Capetiens. Mild dampstain title and last few leaves at lower corner. Plates fresh and bright, scattered light text toning. Orig. vellum backed pictorial boards with moderate wear. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of Samuel Pepys Esq. F.R.S

      London, Henry Colburn,, 1825. Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II and James II, Comprising His Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev. John Smith A.B. of St. John's College, Cambridge, from the original short-hand MS in the Pepysian Library, and a selection from his Private Correspondence. Edited by Richard, Lord Braybrooke. 2 volumes, large quarto (298 × 234 mm). Rebound to style in panelled calf, spines with double gilt rules either side of raised bands, red and black morocco labels, old gilt edges. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 12 plates, portraits, facsimiles, etc. A little light foxing and offsetting as usual, a very good set. First edition of this key historical record of Restoration London, which remained unprinted for more than 150 years after its original composition. The text was painstakingly deciphered from Pepys's shorthand by a penniless student who did not realise that the manual for the system, Thomas Shelton's Tutor to Tachygraphy (1642), was easily accessible in his own college library. Like all 19th-century editions, this first printing censors the frankest of Pepys's confessions.

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        A Voyage towards the South Pole, performed in the years 1822-24. Containing an examination of the Antarctic Sea, to the seventy-fourth degree of latitude

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825. Octavo. (8 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches). Uncut, small format errata slip after dedication, publisher's advertisements at end dated Christmas 1825. Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, 4 uncoloured aquatint plates, 8 engraved maps (6 folding), 2 folding aquatint plates of coastal profiles printed in blue. Period blue paper boards, expertly rebacked to style with muslin, paper label. First edition of "the true starting point for an Antarctic collection" (Taurus). Weddell first sailed to the Antarctic in the brig Jane of Leith in 1819-1821 in order to open new sealing grounds near the newly-discovered South Shetland Islands. No printed record of this first voyage was issued. In 1822, Weddell undertook the present important second voyage aboard the Jane, accompanied by the cutter Beaufoy commanded by Matthew Brisbane. They explored the Cape Verde Islands, South Shetland, South Orkney and the South Georgia Islands. The expedition reached 74°15' South -- farther south than any other ship to that point. Remarkably, Weddell reported the seas to be free of ice. The sea directly north of the present British Antarctic Territory identified on one of the present maps as "The Sea of George the Fourth" is now named in Weddell's honour. Books on Ice 6.1; Rosove 345.A1; Sabin 102431; Spence 1246; Taurus Collection 4; Abbey, Travel 609; Hill 1843.

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        The Life of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians and Authentic Documents

      London: Payne and Foss, 1825. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. First edition. 12mo. xliii, 172pp. Half title present. Early cloth in a drab green, blocked in blind on the boards and with gilt spine titles. Trace of soil and wear to the edges, neat ownership stamp on the front free endpaper else a near fine copy. Scarce scholarly treatise on the life of King Arthur from early, and notably Welsh, sources. Lowndes, p. 2100. New Arthurian Encyclopedia, pp. 404 and 409. The binding is contemporary or near contemporary and could be a publisher's cloth binding; if so, it is a very early instance of such.

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        Chant. Recueil de Romances, Nocturnes à une ou deux voix .

      1825 - In-folio (34 x 26 cm.) 179 pp. [1825]. Important recueil manuscrit de romances , nocturnes et airs divers pour piano et chant. Soit 43 pièces différentes dont de nombreux inédits. Musique de Boieldieu, Romagnesi, Blangini, Mehul, Sophie Gail, Berton, Rossini, Catrufo, Jadin, etc. Paroles de Millevoye, Marcelline Desbordes-Valmore, Lamartine,Saint-Albin, Gensoul etc. Très soigneusement calligraphié, ce manuscrit d'une rare élégance est orné de 15 illustrations originales dont 9 au lavis de noir ou de sépia et 6 en couleurs à l'aquarelle, toutes monogrammées "J.M." Relié en demi-maroquin rouge de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés. Au bas du dos l'inscription "N. Barbreux". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sketches of the Philosophy of Apparitions; or An Attempt to Trace Such Illusions to their Physical Causes

      Edinburgh / London: Oliver & Boyd / Geo. B. Whittaker, 1825. Second Edition, Enlarged. Pp. xii, 475. Three illustrations, tables, large folding table. Recent rebind in brown half calf and marbled boards, 5 raised bands, gilt-stamped leather spine label. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar to front pastedown (Dr. Clarence B. Farrar, 1874-1970, Director of the Toronto Psychiatric Hospital, editor-in-chief of 'The American Journal of Psychiatry'), previous owner's pencil signature to front fly dated 1835. Otherwise, a fine copy of this most interesting book.. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo. Book.

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

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

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        La gran cavalcata di Clemente VII, e Carlo V della sala Ridolfi dipinta dal Brusasorci incisa a contorno in otto tavole dal celebre Agostino Comerio.

      presso Failoni e compagni s.a. (1825 ca.). In-folio (cm 47 x 66), pp. (2) di testo esplicativo + 8 tavole fuori testo. Legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con bross. orig. preservata all'interno. Esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Si tratta di una serie di incisioni tratte dai dipinti originali di Domenico Riccio (Brusasorci) che si trovano nella casa Ridolfi in Verona. La suddetta cavalcata si riferisce all'episodio dell'incoronazione bolognese del febbraio 1530. Cfr. Lipperheide II 2738.

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        Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards:

      London: Ricahrd Rees, 1825 Preserved by tradition and authentic manuscripts from very remote antiquity; and never before published: consisting of The National Songs and Airs of Wales, arranged with Variations for the Harp, Piano-Forte, Violin or Flute; A Selection of Pennillion and Englynion or Poetical Blossoms..... And a History of the Bards and Druids, from the earliest period with an account of their music and poetry. To which is prefixed, a dissertation on the musical instruments of the ancient Britons. In brown half leather with gilt tooling, refurbished with grey boards, corners a little worn and bumped. Spine has been relaid, title faded a little. Internally, new end papers, similar to covers, has the uncoloured Loutherbourg frontis, title page has ink initials at head, light browning to leading edge, (2), (iv), 185 pp, (1-123 pp of text, 124-185 music), small ink notation at head of page 124, frontis and 2 plates (Durbaleis, Greatest of the Druids and the plate drawn by Jones showing the musical instruments), light browning throughout. Uncommon. See ODNB for a full Bio. COPAC

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        Specimens of Ancient Decorations from Pompeii

      London: Rodwell & Martin 1825. . First edition, large 8vo, 2 pp. Hand coloured engraved title and 19 plates, 18 fully or partly hand coloured, the tissue guards showing some offsetting but the plates still in excellent bright condition. Original cloth, printed label to upper cover, some rubbing and marks. A well respected architect who studied at the Royal Academy, Goldicutt travelled for several years in Italy, where he received a gold medallion from the Pope for a drawing of St. Peter’s. One of two major works he produced; the other displaying the Antiquities of Sicily.

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        Ensayos poéticos

      Gibraltar, Impreso en la Librería Militar de Gibraltar, 1825. 8vo.; 80 pp. Encuadernación moderna en media tela.

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        Debrett's Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland. : Complete in Two Volumes

      London: Printed By G. Woodfall ..., For C. And J. Rivington ... T. Egerton ..., J. Cuthell ... J. And W. T. Clarke ... Longman And Co. , ... T. Cadell ... J. Richardson ... J. Booth ... J. Booker ..., 1825. 15th Edition, considerably improved. Physical desc. : 2v. , plates : illus. , port.. ; 17.8cm. Subject: Peerage, Gentry, Heraldry, Nobility, Knights and knighthood - Ireland, England and Scotland. Vol. 1: England. - vol. 2: Scotland and Ireland. Illustrations: Arms engraved by V. Woodthorpe: [8]p. And pp. 1-50, vol. 1; 51-104, v. 2; portrait front. By C. Heath. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and a contrasting gilt-blocked Morocco lable. An exceptional set, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        LIONEL LINCOLN; OR, THE LEAGUE OF BOSTON

      New York: Published by Charles Wiley, 1825 [II: 1824].. Two volumes. xii,263;270pp. Octavo. Original boards, paper spine labels, untrimmed. Bit of foxing at edges (but much less than the norm), early restorations to spines and spine ends, and rear free endsheet replaced in volume one early on, but a really nice, untrimmed set, with the bookplates of Arthur Swann. Half morocco slipcase and inserts. A pedigreed copy of the first edition of Cooper's fifth novel. The half-titles bear the series title, "Legends of the Thirteen Republics," of which this was to be the first installment. However, its reception was tepid, and he turned in another direction, with THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS published the following year. In this set, the signature mark '11' is intact in volume two. Arthur Swann's descriptive slip is laid in, and the free endsheets bear some of his notes, including observations on the superiority of this copy over a copy Rosenbach showed him in 1928. BAL 3832. WRIGHT I:631. SPILLER & BLACKBURN 6.

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        Journal of a Residence and Travels in Colombia,

      1825 - during the years 1823 and 1824.First edition. 2 vols. Folding map & hand-coloured frontispieces. 8vo. Contemporary polished calf, joint repaired. xv, 524; viii, 515pp. London, Henry Colburn, In 1823 Cochrane sailed to Columbia looking to improve the safety of the local pearl-diving industry and investigate other mercantile opportunities. The journal is however much more than an account of his travels, providing a detailed survey of Colombia - its geography, population, resources and history - both indigenous and Spanish. Clearly a supporter of Simon Bolivar, Cochrane dedicated this work to him.The map was engraved specifically for this work by Sidney Hall. Sabin, 14072; Abbey (Travel), 718.

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        Encyclopaedia of Antiquities

      sp;- London - John Nichols and Son, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce illustrated work on archaeology from the early nineteenth century. Covering Roman, Anglo-Saxon, and Greek archaeological finds. Illustrated throughout withthirty-four plates (collated complete) and numerous vignettes. With Synopsis of Ancient Costume to the rear of volume II. The Rev. Thomas Dudley Fosbroke (sometime Fosbrooke) (May 27, 1770 January 1, 1842), English antiquary, was born in London. The work for which he is best remembered, the Encyclopaedia of Antiquities, appeared in 1824. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In half-calf bindings. Externally sound, though with some rubbing and marks. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, but with some scattered light spotting (heavier to plates). Some offsetting in places,Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The National Sports of Great Britain, - Fifty Engravings, with Descriptions

      London: Thomas M'Lean, 1825. First Edition, Large Paper Issue of the Royal Octavo Edition. Folio (14 x 10 inches). 50 hand-colored aquatint plates by H. Alken. Printed title, preface; each plate with letterpress text leaf; leaf with printed list of engravings at end. Bound in near contemporary full crimson pebble-grained morocco gilt floral ornamental border within triple gilt fillets, spines in compartments decoratively tooled in gilt, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., by E. Riley & Son. Slightly rubbed at extremities; a few surface marks to covers. Armorial bookplate of John C. Deverell on front pastedown; traces of removal of smaller Maclay book label. Cloth slipcase. Tooley 43; Siltzer p. 72; Schwerdt IV, p. 5; Fitz Eugene Dixon sale 79 (1937);Five Centuries of Sport, Maclay sale, 1945, lot 29 ($300, this copy); Mellon/ Podeschi 121 . Very rare issue of the Royal Octavo edition, with different plates than the edition published in 1820-21. Published at 6 guineas

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        The Gold Temple of the principal Idol Guadma, taken from its front being the Eastern face of the Great Dagon Pagoda at Rangoon [Pl. 7]

      London: Kingsbury & Co. and Thomas Clay, [1825]. Hand-coloured aquatint plates engraved by G. Hunt after Moore. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling. 17 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches. 21 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches. A beautiful plate from Moore's book 'Eighteen Views taken at & Near Rangoon', an important visual record of the Burmese countryside and scenery, and of the war between the Burmese and British in 1824 to 1826. Following Burmese incursions into British held territory in 1821-1823 (including the successful invasion of Assam), the Governor-General , Lord Amherst, declared war on Burma on February 24, 1824. The British were successful in expelling the Burmese from Assam, but Bandula, the ablest of the Burmese generals, repelled a British detachment at Ramu on the Chittagong frontier. In reply, the British sent an expedition of 11,000 men under Major-General Archibald Campbell and ships under Captain Frederick Marryat to attack Rangoon by sea. The expedition resulted in the capture of Rangoon on May 11, 1824, with the Burmese forces fleeing into jungles of Pegu. Meanwhile, Bandula had been recalled and arrived before Rangoon on December 1 with 60,000 men. He was, however, defeated on December 15 and then retreated to Donabew, where, after a brave defence, he was killed in April 1825. On April 25, Campbell captured Prome, the capital of Lower Burma. The fighting continued sporadically throughout the rest of 1825 and into 1826, until a peace treaty was signed on February 24. Joseph Moore, a Lieutenant in the 89th Regiment, includes images that begin with the departure of Campbell's invasion force and conclude in July 1824. They are a finely balanced mixture of eye-witness battle scenes with a number of very fine views of countryside and buildings in and around Rangoon. Frederick Marryat's involvement in the conflict began in March 1823 when he "commissioned the Larne for service in the East Indies, where he arrived in time to take an active part in the first Burmese war. From May to September 1824 he was senior naval officer at Rangoon, and was officially thanked for his able, gallant, and zealous co-operation with the troops. The very sickly state of the ship obliged him to go to Penang, but by the end of December he was back at Rangoon, and in February 1825 he had the naval command of an expedition up the Bassein river, which occupied Bassein and seized the Burmese magazines. [It was during this period that he made the sketches worked up into the plates in the second part of the present work]." (DNB) Abbey Travel II, 404; Tooley 334.

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        The Cook's Oracle, containing Receipts for Plain Cookery

      New York: Evert Duyckinck et al.. 1825. Hardcover. Very Good. Early American edition, preceeded by editions of 1822 and 1823 in various American cities. 8vo, full original tree calf with black spine label, 371 pp. Very good copy, most minor rubbing to leather, contents show some foxing, especially to endpapers and outermost pages. RARE early American edition of this famous cookbook.

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        Cronica di Matteo Villani a Miglior Lezione Ridotta coll' Aiuto de' Testi a Penna

      Firenze Per Il Magheri 1825-1826. Six volumes. The merchant historian son of Giovanni Villani continued the Chronicle through the Black Death which killed his father and as far as the 1350 Papal Jubilee. This work is a basic source for the history of Florence, Italy, and, indeed, of Europe. Bound in contemporary green mottled boards, 3/4 vellum. Stock#OB380.

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        1819-25 4vol English Stories 3vol And Grecian Stories 1vol By Maria Hack First

      820 and 1825 - London - Darton, Harvey and Darton, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A uniformly bound collection of these scarce works by Maria Hack with engravings to frontispieces of each volume. First editions. In four volumes. The volumes are as follows:Grecian Stories: Take From the Works of Eminent Historians with Explanatory Conversations (1819); with a preface to front dated Chichester 1819 with a conclusion to each section in the form of an explanatory conversation. With Rules for Pronouncing Greek and Latin Proper Names and an index to rear. English Stories, Illustrating Some of the Most Interesting Events and Characters, Between Alfred and the Death of John (1820); with a preface to front and explanatory conversations throughout. English Stories,Second Series: Illustrating the Period between the Accession of Henry the Third, and the Death of Henry the Sixth (1820); withexplanatory conversations throughout. English Stories, Third Series: Illustrating the Progress of the Reformation under the Tudor Princes (1825); with a preface to front and explanatory conversations throughout. Hack wrote these stories withthe intention of illustrating some of the stories from Grecian and English history, intended for young people. Maria Hack (1777 - 1844) was an English writer of educational books for children. According to a younger brother, the poet Bernard Barton, Maria was an oracle to him in his youth. Her interest in education began with her own family and soon extended into writing. The earliest of many books is thought to have been First Lessons in English Grammar (1812). Winter Evenings (1818) teaches geography through travellers' tales told to two children. The same approach was taken in Grecian Stories (1819) and English Stories (182025). Others of her textbooks covered geology and optics. Some of were still being reprinted in the 1870s. With previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns of first three volumes. Condition: Handsomely rebound in half calf with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, smart but with slight wear to extremities and rubbing to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the occasional spot and handling marks and slight foxing to first and last few pages. Small crayon annotations to front pastedowns. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Tales of The Wild and The Wonderful

      London, Hurst, Robinson and Co. 1825, 1825. First Edition. 8vo. Bound in gorgeous nineteenth-century tan calf with brown and red title labels. Extra gilt decoration to spine and foliate gold ruling to boards, all edges gilt. One slight scratch to front board. Marbled endpapers. Some light foxing to prelims, otherwise internally bright and clean. A collection of rather gothic weird tales including 'The Yellow Dwarf' and the fabulously titled 'Lord of The Maelstrom', the collection was originally attributed to George Borrow (he with the gypsy fetish), then later postulated to be the work of Mary Dods. A most attractive volume and a scarce anthology.

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

      London: Thomas McLean, 18 June 1825. Aquatint and engraving, coloured by hand. Sheet sizes: 9 3/8 x 11 5/8 inches and 9 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches. A handsome and humourous pair of angling prints. The first image shows a fisherman with a slack line just after losing a fish and stepping into a cow pad, with the Virgil caption roughly translated as "Thus all things change for the worse." The Horace quotation is a play on words, substituting "Perchicos" [perch] for "Persicos" [i.e. Persian], and roughly translated as "The finest perch is not for me." The second image shows an angler who has pulled a fish from the water but whose line (and fish) are caught in a tree. The famous fishing-related Horace quotation follows, "The fish was entangled in the elm tree." The Virgil quotation refers to the climbing into the river to free his line and can be read as "courage to tempt the raging stream."

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        American Eggs.

      [c. 1825]. . 4to. Near contemporary red half roan over marbled boards. A wonderful album of finely hand drawn and coloured ornithological illustrations, comprising: 9 leaves featuring 45 illustrations of birds eggs with a manuscript index titled "Drawings of Eggs for Dr. Latham"; followed by 1 illustration of a bird's nest with 11 lines of descriptive text dated 1796, 5 bird illustrations which appear to be after contemporary engravings and a final illustration captioned "Manner of Stork making it's nest on ye Tops of Houses in Holland where the inhabitants prepare Boxes for their accommodation". The egg illustrations are composed directly onto the bound leaves, the remainder are mounted. The paper is variously watermarked 1822 and 1823. Joints and spine extremities sometime expertly repaired, the contents in excellent condition, a very attractive collection.

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        Bank Shooting for Fowl

      London: Printed for Thomas M'Lean, Haymarket by Howlett and Brimmer, 10 Frith Street, 1825. Coloured aquatint. Printed with publishers details and dated 1824. In excellent condition. Framed in attractive wood and gold frame with cream wash-line mat. Image size: 5 x 8 1/4 inches. 5 5/8 x 8 1/2 inches. Framed size: 13 7/8 x 15 3/8 inches. A pretty aquatint depicting two hunters shooting fowl, from Henry Alken's celebrated book "The National Sports of Great Britain". This charming print by Henry Alken comes from a book entitled "The National Sports of Great Britain". The book is comprised of fifty coloured aquatints of sporting scenes with an accompanying text. Published in 1824 by Thomas McLean, the images vary in subject from Bull baiting to Otter hunting. This charming print is seventh in a series of shooting prints. Henry Thomas Alken was born into what became an artistic dynasty. He studied under the miniature painter J.T. Barber and exhibited his first picture (a miniature portrait) at the Royal Academy when he was sixteen. From about 1816 onwards he "produced an unending stream of paintings, drawings and engravings of every type of field and other sporting activity. He is best remembered for his hunting prints, many of which he engraved himself until the late 1830s.... To many, sporting art is 'Alken', and to describe his work or ability is quite unnecessary." Charles Lane British Racing Prints 75-76; Tooley, English Books with Coloured Plates no. 43; Siltzer, The Story of British Sporting Prints

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

      Oxford - Talboys and Wheeler; and W. Pickering, 1825 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this Oxford English Classics set of the Works of SamuelJohnson, complete in eleven volumes. The first nine volumes were issued as a set, followed by volumes X and XI. Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. Johnson was a devout Anglican and committed Tory, and has been described as arguably the most distinguished man of letters in English history. He is also the subject of the most famous single work of biographical art in the whole of literature: James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson. Containing an essay on the life and genius of Dr. Johnson, poems, epitaphs, letters, The Rambler, The Idler, essays, Lives of the English Poets, A Journey to the Hebrides andparliamentary debates. Edited by Oxford Professor, Francis Pearson Walesby. With a bookplate of one Andrew Davis to each front pastedown. Condition: In calf bindings with gilt decoration to spines. The leather backstrips of volumes I, II, III, VI, VIII, IX and X have been preserved from an older binding and the remaining volumes have been bound uniformly with these. Externally, generally smart with slight shelfwear and some marks to boards. Slight chipping to leather at head and tail of some spines. Cracking to three joints. Internally, firmly bound. The frontispiece of volume I is missing. Many volumes have occasional ink annotations. Generally bright with scattered foxing, heavier to first and last few pages of each volume. Overall: GOOD.

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

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

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        ATLAS GÉOGRAPHIQUE, STATISTIQUE HISTORIQUE ET CHRONOLOGIQUE DES DEUX AMÉRIQUES ET DES ÎLES ADJACENTES; TRADUIT DE L’ATLAS EXÉCUTÉ EN AMÉRIQUE D’APRÈS LESAGE PAR J.A. BUCHON

      Paris: J. Carez, Verdière and Bossange, 1825. First Edition of this important atlas of the American continents. A copy printed on thick paper, and the most rare of the issues. Beautifully illustrated with 63 double-page plates coloured by hand including 51 maps. Grand Folio (560 x 385 mm.), bound in handsome contemporary half-morocco. A fine copy in a very pleasing state of preservation. FIRST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT ATLAS ILLUSTRATING THE COUNTRIES OF THE TWO AMERICAS WITH ALL MAPS COLOURED BY HAND. The atlas is Buchon’s version of the important Carey and Lea American Atlas issued in Philadelphia in 1822 and then in expanded versions in 1823 and 1825. The text which accompanies the maps is explanatory of the subject matter pictured. The atlas is known for its remarkable precision and was a fundamental source for information about the New World at the beginning of the 19th century, and particularly about the United States. This is also a copy printed on the more desirable and rare best paper used by the publisher. The greatest number of maps related to the United States and its territories and additional maps are included relating to the Caribbean and Latin America.

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        Collection of bound autographs and documents relating to the Coronation of Charles X, King of France (1824-30)

      V.p., [c. 1825]. (CHARLES X, KING OF FRANCE) . Bound in full red morocco gilt . Beautifully bound and assembled collection of autographs, prints, and documents, relating to the coronation of Charles X of France. Charles X, brother of Louis XVI, was a leader of the ultra-royalist faction and the guiding spirit of the EmigrEs during the Revolution and its aftermath. Upon the death of Louis XVIII, Charles became King, and set about trying to restore the privileges of the ancien rEgime and obliterate all traces of the Revolution. The collection includes: (1) SENS, Bishop of. Autograph Letters signed. 7pp. 4to, to the Bishop of Hermopolis, regarding the historic role of the Church in the coronation, orations and prayers appropriate to the ceremony, reflections on the Divine origin of Royalty, etc.; (2) Facsimile Autograph letter from Charles X to Bishop SENS; (3) Printed Invitation to the Coronation from the PrEfet de la Seine; (4) 8pp printed report on the Coronation from an unidentified journal, dated 28 mai 1825; (5) NOLIQUAE, duc de. Letter signed to the Conte de Chabrol. 2pp. 4to 24 mai, 1825, regarding preparations for the grant entrance of the King into Paris; (6) 5 prints relating to the Coronation

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        Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Russians

      London: printed for Thomas M'Lean by Howlett & Brimmer, [No date, but text watermarked 1825; plates 1823 and guard leaves 1821]. Small quarto. (9 9/16 x 7 inches). 64 hand-coloured aquatint plates after William Alexander. Original marbled paper-covered boards, expertly rebacked and recornered to style with red straight-grained morocco, original publisher's letterpress title label on paper mounted on upper cover, spine gilt. A fine copy of this beautiful and wide-ranging survey of the folk costume of the peoples that made up the Russian empire at the end of the 18th century. Very fine colour aquatint plates depicting the costume of the Russian Empire. Plates 1-17 are of the Finns and Laplanders; numbers 18-35 of the Tartars; 36-50 of the Samoyeds and 51-64 of the Kalmuk, Mongols and others. Colas 2359; Hiler & Hiller p.16; cf. Lipperheide Kaa 32 (1814 issue).

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        The Seven Ages of the Horse].

      London, S. & J. Fuller, 1825. - Landscape 4to (28.4 x 38.2 cm). 7 hand-coloured etched plates. Red half morocco by Riviere, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. An important work showing the progression of a race horse through successive stages of life, at one point pampered and adored, at another rejected and scorned by man. - Expert repairs to plate corners, light marginal finger-soiling, occasional browning, plates 2 and 4 with very minor marginal tears with two very small repairs to versos. Dixon 80. Mellon/Snelgrove 62. Tooley 48. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Trial, Life and Confessions of John F Van Patten, Who was

      1825. [Trial]. Van Patten, John F. [1801-1825], Defendant. The Trial, Life and Confessions of John F. Van Patten, Who was Indicted, Tried, And Convicted of the Murder of Mrs. Maria Schermerhorn, On the 4th of October Last, And Sentenced to be Executed on the 25th February, 1825. New York: [Christian Brown], 1825. 16 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/4"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet, woodcut vignette of execution to front wrapper. Light browning and faint dampspotting, front cover partially detached and somewhat worn along gutter edge. Early owner initials to head of front wrapper, internally clean. * Only edition. "Van Patten was courting a girl and Mrs. Schermerhorn cautioned her against marrying him; as a result her parents forbade his suit. Borrowing a shotgun from a neighbor, he called on Mrs. Schermerhorn in Rotterdam, New York; while she was going upstairs to get some wadding he requested, he shot her in the back" (McDade). Our sis one of the three accounts of this case. All are scarce. OCLC locates 3 copies of the Christian imprint in law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, Yale). McDade, The Annals of Murder 1020.

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        Cock Robin, A Pretty Painted Toy for Either Girl or Boy; Suited to Children of All Ages,

      J. Harris & Son n.d. (1825), London - 12mo. 4 by 7 inches. Printed sewn wraps. 17pp printed on one side only. Each page bears a well-executed hand-colored woodcut illustration of the story, with the printed verse below. Illustration on page 12 has a coffin with a date of 1819; the paper is watermarked 1825 (same page, also page 4). Last age is a listing of Harris's Cabinet of Amusement and Instruction (23 titles), not listing this title. Wraps rubbed and worn, txt with light soil, but still a very good copy of a fragile title. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Holy Bible. Containing the Old and New Testaments, the Text carefully printed from the most correct copies of the present Authorised Translation, including the Marginal Readings and Parallel Texts. With a Commentary and Critical Notes, designed as a Help to a better Understanding of the Sacred Writings, by Adam Clarke

      London: Printed for Joseph Butterworth and Son, 1825., 1825. 8 volumes. 4to. (28 x 47 cm). Fine Georgian binding of red half English morocco with gilt titles and delicate gilt tooling to spines, marbled boards, green end papers, top edges tinted. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Clarke to vol.I; engraved folding plates and maps. Binding rubbed and scuffed; corners frayed. Some foxing. A sound set in a superb contemporary binding.

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        The Private Journal of Captain G. F. Lyon of H.M.S. Hecla During the Recent Voyage of Discovery Under Captain Parry 1821-1823

      London: John Murray 1825, new edition. () xi,[1],468pp. Very good. Octavo. Bound in 19th century half calf and marbled boards. Marbled edges to match. 7 engraved plates and folding map. A hint of foxing on the plates otherwise a very attractive copy in a pleasant binding. This reprint was done just one after the first and does not appear to have any new material added. A.B. 10531. Author's account of Parry's second arctic expedition in the Fury and Hecla, 1821-3, with events of the outward voyage to Winter Island, 1821, and north through Foxe Basin to Iglulik Island, 1822, includes detailed account of the Eskimos of southern Baffin Island and Melville Peninsula, the natural history and ice conditions..

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        Barefoot, the Winner of the Great St. Leger, at Doncaster, 1823, (Eighty Four Sunscribers - Twelve Started.) By Tramp; dam (Rosamond) by Buzzard, grandam, (Roseberry) by Phenomenon; the Property of Richard Watt and Gilbert Crompton, Esqres. To whom this Print is most respectfully dedicated by, the Publishers

      [Doncaster]: W. Sheardown and Son, [1825]. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by Thomas Sutherland. 11 7/8 x 16 1/8 inches. 15 1/8 x 18 5/8 inches. From the original 'Doncaster Gazette' series of the 'Winners of the Great St. Leger Series': a 'benchmark' sporting print in terms of the "quality of painting, engraving and printing" (Lane) "In 1825 The Doncaster Gazette commissioned Herring to paint a series of pictures of the winners of the St. Leger starting in 1815... W. Sheardown and Sons of Doncaster published these brilliantly engraved prints (by Thomas Sutherland) in 1825... Messrs Fuller of London... continued the series until the mid-1840s. Fullers also published a similar series of Derby winners after Herring's paintings between 1827 and 1841... These prints provide a 'benchmark' in their quality of painting, engraving and printing which subsequent publishers attempted to emulate, but rarely with such success" (Lane) Herring is an outstanding and imaginative artist who at an early age showed an aptitude for handling both riding whip and pencil. At a young age, fate took Herring to the Doncaster races where he saw the Duke of Hamilton's horse, William, win the St. Leger. The sight inspired him to attempt the art of animal-painting, in which he subsequently excelled. In addition to being a successful horse painter, Herring made his livelihood as a coachman, and for some time drove the Highflyer coach between London and York. When eventually he retired as a coachman he immediately obtained numerous commissions and was able to devote himself entirely to his art. Herring had no education in art until he definitely set up as an artist, when he worked for a short time in the studio of Abraham Cooper, R.A. He painted an immense number of racing, coaching, and other sporting subjects, many of which were published by the sporting printsellers and the sporting magazines. He was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy and the Society of British Artists; he was elected a member of the latter society in 1841. While in later life he painted a number of subject-pictures, it was as a portrait-painter of racehorses that Herring earned his fame, and no great breeder or owner of racehorses is without some treasured production of Herring's brush. Lane, British Racing Prints, p.121; Mellon, British Sporting and Animal Prints , p.94; Siltzer p.145.

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