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        Mémoire sur les intégrales définies prises entre des limites imaginaires.

      Paris Chez de Bure Frères 1825 - First edition. 4to., [ii], 68, [1] pp., modern half calf, marbled boards, an excellent example. "Le plus court chemin entre deux vérités dans le domaine réel passe par le domaine complexe." "The shortest path between two truths in the real domain passes through the complex domain." (Jacques Hadamard). Augustin-Louis Cauchy was one of the greatest mathematicians of the modern era. This pamphlet, of which only 500 were printed, is widely regarded as one of Cauchy's most important contributions to mathematics. With it Cauchy created the key tool for the formalisation of the analysis of complex numbers. The theorem, know known as the Cauchy-Goursat theorem after Goursat managed to remove one of its constraints, allows mathematicians to simplify difficult functions in complex analysis. Technically it says that if two different paths connect the same two points, and a function is holomorphic everywhere "in between" the two paths, then the two path integrals of the function will be the same. A note about complex analysis: Complex numbers include the square root of -1. They become very useful when trying to solve difficult problems amongst the real numbers - a real number can be represented as the product of two complex numbers. One can then use the theory of complex numbers to deduce a result in the real numbers. Complex analysis is the mathematical field which develops theorems of functions of complex numbers. Whilst to the lay person, complex analysis is arcane, it is incredibly useful for physicists solving problems in such diverse fields as quantum mechanics, fluid dynamics and electrical engineering. A contemporary visual applications is development of complex scenery in computer-generated images; it is possible to generate very complex shapes using complex analysis with little computational power. A good example of this is a digital scene of a field of grass waving in the wind, which can be rendered using the tools of complex analysis. The Mandlebrot Set is another visually arresting (and infinitely complex) illustration of certain complex numbers. Grattan-Guinness, Landmark Writings in Western Mathematics 1640-1940, Ch. 28 (by F. Smithies); and see Smithies, Cauchy and the Creation of Complex Function Theory, Chapter IV [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Botanic Garden. [With] The Fruitist.

      London Baldwin and Cradock -1851 1825 - Complete set. 14 volumes bound in 13, 4to (21.6 x 17.5cm.), engraved titles, 311 hand-coloured engraved plates (only, of 312), 71 hand-coloured wood-engravings of fruit (only, of 72), without plate 312, and fruit plate 72, volumes 1-10 contemporary calf (volumes 8-10 rebacked), 11-13 original blind-stamped cloth gilt, foxing to titles, plates clean and fresh. The Botanic Garden displays 4 images, equally divided, per plate thus the present set shows 1244 (of 1248) figures of flowers. The Fruitist shows a single figure of fruit within a printed ornamental border with description beneath (also within border). Benjamin Maund (1790–1863) was a British pharmacist, botanist, printer, bookseller, fellow of the Linnean Society (1827) and publisher of The Botanic Garden and The Botanist. He served on the committee of the Worcestershire Natural History Society where he started a monthly botanical publication. Starting in 1825, Maund produced The Botanic Garden from his press at Bromsgrove in Worcestershire. The 13 volumes of this periodical depicted with great delicacy ornamental flowering plants cultivated in the Royal Gardens and was dedicated to the young Queen Victoria. Eminent botanical artists, principally Edwin D. Smith, but also Maund's own daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah, contributed to the work. Dunthorne 198 & 199. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kinder und Hausmärchen (2 Bde.).

      Kl.8, XXXIV, 505 S. VI, 523 S., Kart d. Zeit m. Rückenschild, Deckel berieben, Beistzerzeichen a Vors., min. stockfleckig - gutes Exemplar. Grosse Ausgabe. Fünfte, stark vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. - Die EA der kleinen Ausgabe erschien 1825.

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        Travels in Russia, the Krimea, the Caucasus, and Georgia

      London. T. Cadell. 1825. Lavishly bound in 3/4 polished calfskin and marbled boards. Tri-gilt ruled spine compartments with most ornate gilt tooled fleural motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titled and tooled red morocco labels. Marbled edges and endsheets. 8vo. 5.5"x8.75". First Edition. Illustrated by 24 woodcut vignettes en texte. Robert Lyall (1789-1831) was a botanist and traveler who, in 1815 went to Russia as a physician, where he graduated as a doctor and surgeon at the Imperial Medico-Surgical Academy in St. Petersburg in 1816. Travels In Russia was first published in 1825 and remains an iconic work of travel literature as well as a briliant depiction of early 19th century Russian social history. Boards very slightly rubbed and bowed. Period armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Several instances of mild, unobtrusive foxing. A Fine,elegantly bound, most crisp and bright copy of this seminal work.

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        Opuscoli di chirurgia.

      dalla Tipografia di Pietro Bizzoni, 1825. 2 volumi in 1 tomo in-folio (cm. 32), elegante legatura coeva in p. pelle maculata, titolo in oro su tasselli in marocchino rosso e verde, fregi in oro al dorso, piatti inquadrati in cornice sempre d'oro, dentelles, risguardi marmorizzati; pp. [2] 190 [2] con 6 tavole ripiegate f.t. e pp. 200 [2] con 6 tavole ripiegate f.t., carte fresche e ad ampi margini, qualche sporadica fioritura, strappo ricomposto a due tavole. Edizione originale «in carta sopraffina con dodici tavole in rame» a cui solo sette anni dopo (nell'anno della morte) l'autore aggiunse un terzo volume con un'unica illustrazione. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards:

      Ricahard Rees and Goulding, D'Almaine, and Co., No 14, Percy Street, London. and Soho Square. London 1825 - No 14, Percy Street, London. and Soho Square. London: Ricahard Rees and Goulding, D'Almaine, and Co., 1825 VG, 4th ed, 1806 and 1824 watermarks. In brown half long grain worn morocco, gilt tooling, refurbished with grey boards, corners a little worn and bumped. Spine, relaid, title faded. Internally, new end papers, has the uncoloured Loutherbourg frontis, [4], [1],(ii-iv), 185 pp, (1-123 pp of text, 124-185 music), 3 pls (1 dated 1808), light browning and foxing throughout, small ink notation at head of title page and at page 124, plus removed tape mark at tp gutter. The better 'fuller' edition. (Hotten 5204 p16. Not listed at Libri Walliae), See ODNB. Uncommon, COPAC shows copies at Liverpool and Oxford only, whilst WorldCat shows a copy at Yale. Title continues: 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Ecole de cavalerie, contenant la connaissance, l'instruction et la conservation du cheval

      Paris et Lille, Delarue et Castiaux, 1825. 2 volumes in-12, plein chagrin brun moderne, dos à nerfs orné de fleurettes mosaïquées en mar. orange, auteur, titre et tomaison dorés, filet doré encadrant les plats avec fleurettes mosaïquées en mar. orange en écoinçons, tête dorée, couv. imprimées conservées. 23 planches (sur les 24 annoncées par Mennessier) dont 2 gravées recto-verso au tome I + 2 pl. au tome II. Ex-libris Pierre J. Rouchy. Edition de colportage. Très bon exemplaire bien relié. Edition illustrée d'un frontispice gravé par Cars d'après Parrocel, de 3 planches dépliantes et de 23 planches, sur les 24, hors texte gravées par Coquart, Aveline, Audran, Tardieu, etc., la plupart d'après des dessins de Parrocel.

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        D. Junii Juvenalis Aquinatis satirae XVI. ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensitae varietete lectionum perpetuoque commentario illustratae et indice uberrimo instructae a Ge. Alex. Ruperti. Quibus adjectae sunt, A. Persii Flacci satirae ex recensione et cum notis G. L. Koenig. 1-2.

      - Glasgow, Andreas et Johannes M. Duncan, 1825. 8vo. Engr. front,+ engr extra title,+ viii, xiii-clx,+ 419; 733,+ (3) pp. Minor spotting. Contemporary full calf, richly git spines with blue and red labels and raised bands, boards with gilt border and marbled edges. The spines has wrongly ?1835? in lower compartments. From the library of Anders Ollfors, with his bookplate. Fine copy.A reprint of the Priestley edition of Ruperti?s Juvenalis and Koenig?s Persius, the engraved title with imprint ?London, sumtibus Priestleii 1824? The pag. ix-xii in the preface to part one seems not to be missing. The edition of George Alexander Ruperti (1758-1839) was first published in 1801, without Persius and with more and more comments added in new editions. George Ludvig König (1776-1849) published his edition of Persius in 1803. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vue de Naples et du Vésuve

      Watercolor representing the Bay of Naples, inscribed in the lower margin: Napoli St. Lucia a mare(Naples) circa. 1825 18,7x23,8cm une feuille sous marie-louise

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        Scenes in America for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-A

      1825. CHILDREN'S BOOK OF TRAVEL IN NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA TAYLOR, Rev. Isaac. Scenes in America for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers. viii, 120 pp. With a folding map and 28 plates. 8vo., 169 x 105 mm, bound in original publisher's printed boards. London: John Harris, n.d. (ca.1825). |~||~||~||~||~||~| Fine copy in original boards. First published in 1821, the work proved popular and was reprinted again in 1822 and 1824. With chapters on, and illustrations of, Columbus, Cortez, Balboa, Pizarro, Patagonia, Brazil, West Indies, North American Indians, Hearne's journey, Hudson's Bay, Canada, and the United States. Binding extremities worn, but a very good, tight copy. Sabin 94469. Osborne I, 190 & II, 813. Gumuchian 5535.

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        Chinese Miscellany; consisting of Original Extracts from Chinese Authors. London, the London Missionary Society

      1825 - First Edition. 4to, 52pp, 12 lithograph plates, with errata slip, early half roan with marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Defense du Christianisme.

      Paris D'Ad Le Clere Et Cie 1825 - 3 vols, tall 8vo, some slight spotting and browning. Contemporary dark blue straight grained morocco decorated in the Romantic style. Border formed of numerous gilt fillets, further gilt fillet enclosing central panel decorated with central Oriental style decoration in gilt, with red onlays in the form of a cross repeated on both sides, corners with Oriental motives with Sienna onlays, spines flat and ornately gilt to a intricate floral design with tiny flowers with red, green and Sienna onlays, this within triple gilt fillets, g.e. Interior gilt fillets, endpapers in simulated watered silk paper. By Duplanyl. This is the second edition of an important French Restoration polemic. Duplanyl was a master of mosaique binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Plays of..

      London: William Pickering, 1825. "Diamond Classics" edition. Nine volumes. 16mo. Contemporary teal blue full morocco, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to one panel, all edges gilt, housed in a book style box with fold-over flap and working clasp. Portrait frontispiece in volume I and 37 plates (one per play) mostly after Thomas Stothard, but with a few after Richard Westall, Sir Joshua Reynolds and others. Small tear to the flap neatly repaired, a delightful set. Measuring just under 3¼ x 2 inches, these volumes are part of the one of the finest series of miniature book production. Following Latin and Italian texts, this set of Shakespeare was the first Diamond Classic in English. Due to the plates being lost only "a very small number" included them. Keynes, p. 88. Jaggard, p. 516 - "One of the smallest sets of the poet ever printed". Welsh, 6309. Bondy, pp. 86-90.

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        THE LIFE OF PAUL JONES, from original documents in the possession of John Henry Sherburne, Esq. Register of the Navy of the United States.

      London.John Murray. 1825. 12 pages of ad's for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, tipped-in at start; xii, 320 pages. Original two-tone paper-covered boards with printed paper label to spine.204 x 131 mm. First edition. Corners worn; spine has had some minor restoration; else a very good, clean copy. Duff Cooper's bookplate to the front pastedown; later ownership signature of Katherine Bruce.

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        Vorlesungen über die Grundsätze und Ausübung der Chirurgie mit Bemerkungen und Krankheitsfällen begleitet von Fr.Tyrell, Wundarzt am St.Thomas-Spital in London. 3 Bände.

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoir, 1825-1828, 8, VI, 290 374 II, 418 pp., mit 2 gefalt. KupferTaf., 3 PappBde. d.Zt. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Sir Astley Cooper (1768-1841) war der bedeutenste englische Chirurg im ersten Drittel des 19.Jahrhundert. Er hat die chirurgischen Wissenschaften durch die große Sicherheit seiner Diagnosen und die Einfachheit seiner Therapie, vor allem in operativer Hinsicht, bereichert. Berühmtheit erlangten seine Schriften über die Hernien, Arterienligatur, Frakturen und Luxationen, Krankheiten der Hodens, etc. Nächst Wellington war er die populärste Persönlichkeit seiner Zeit. Hirsch-H. II, 97-99 Brunn, Gesch. d.Chir., 264. In 1817 Cooper ligated the abdominal aorta. The patient died next day, but examinationm showed that his aorta was so diseased that he could never have recovered, while the ligation was so well performed that with a lesser degree of aprtic disease the man would probably have survived". -cf. GM 2941

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      1825 - ALL VARIETIES OF FORMULAS, RECIPES - INCLUDING FERMENTED LIQUORS, PORTER, ALE, NUMEROUS VARIATIONS OF BEERS AND WINES BEMAN, David. THE MYSTERIES OF TRADE, OR THE GREAT SOURCE OF WEALTH; CONTAINING RECEIPTS AND PATENTS IN CHEMISTRY AND MANUFACTURING; WITH PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE USEFUL ARTS. Boston: Printed for the Author by Wm. Bellamy, 1825. 152 pp. + errata slip tipped in at end. 8vo., strait grained morrocco with gilt and blindstamped boards, gilt spine, discreet paper spine label. Spine partially detached at head. Ex-library with usual markings. Inscription on ffep: "Francis Brinley / Roxbury Oct 23 - 1826 - Bought at auction for 25 cents by Edward Brinley"; top corner of ffep chipped. Recipes for making beer, ale, porter and wine; spirits; vinegar; bread; leather and tanning; chemical tests for gold and other metals; blacking; butter; the restoration of paintings; varnishes; curing of meats, etc. Scarce.

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        Three Essays, on the Subjects Proposed By the Cambrian Society.

      Dyfed Cambrian Society, Caermarthen 1825 - Caermarthen: Dyfed Cambrian Society, 1825 In contemporary cream printed paper boards, black ink title within chain border, adverts to lower cover. Spine taped together. Internally, ink number to fpd, pencil notes to verso fep, small lib stamp to verso of tp and ep, [7], 8-112 pp, watermarked 1810 to the 3 title pages, printed by Jonathan Harris, Dark Gate, Carmarthen. (NSTC 2C7901. 2WAL44). Uncommon, WorldCat only lists 3 UK copies, Bangor, U of Wales and BL.Title continues: Three Essays, on the Subjects Proposed By the Cambrian Society in Dyfed, Which Gained the Respective Prizes, at the Eisteddfod, Held at Caermarthen, in September 1823. The 3 essays are: 1. An Essay on the navigation of the Britons from the earliest dawn of their history to the close of the twelth century including the probability of Madog ab Owain Gwynedd, and his followers settling in any part of the Western Hemisphere. By John Humffreys Parry. 2. An Essay on the Ancient Manners and customs of the Britons now existing in the Principality. By John Humffreys Parry. 3. Reasons for rejecting the Welsh Orthography, that is proposed and attempted to be introduced, with a view of superseding the system that has been established since the publication of Dr Davies's Grammar and Dictionary and Bishop Parry's edition of the Welsh Bible, and that of 1630. By the Rev John Roberts. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beitraege zur bildenden Gartenkunst für angehende Gartenkünstler und Gartenliebhaber. 2te verbesserte Ausgabe.

      München, Lindauer, 1825. - circa 20,6 x 12,5 cm. Lith. Portrait, gestochener Titel mit Vignette, XXVIII, 280 SS., 8 (3 mehrfach gefaltete) lith. Tafeln Neuerer Halb-Lederband im Stil d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung (grüner lith. Umschlag eingebunden!) "Winkler 700 a; vgl. Dochnahl 146 und Kat. Ornamentstichslg. 3382 (zur EA von 1818). Zweite überarbeitete Ausgabe des Hauptwerkes von Friedrich Ludwig von Sckell (1750-1823), der den Englischen Garten in München schuf, den Garten von Schloss Nymphenburg umwandelte und zahlreiche Gärten und Parks anlegte. Er gilt als Begründer des "englischen Stils" in der deutschen Landschaftsgärtnerei. "Mit seinen 'Beiträgen zur bildenden Gartenkunst für angehende Gartenkünstler und Gartenliebhaber'. verfasste Sckell das erste Lehrbuch eines in der Anlage von Landschaftsgarten erfahrenen Gartenarchitekten in deutscher Sprache. Auf der Grundlage seiner eigenen internationalen Ausbildung und grossen theoretischen wie praktischen Erfahrung stellte Sckell die Gartenkunst in einen Kontext mit Malerei, Architektur und Stadtebau und entwickelte frühe Konzepte zum Denkmalschutz. Die Modernität seiner Verbindung von Garten- und Stadtbaukunst zeigt sich in deren bis ins 20. Jahrhundert reichenden Reflexen" (NDB, XXII, 145). Die Tafeln zeigen den Pan aus dem Garten Zu Nymphenburg, einen Gartenarchitekten, der mit dem Sckellschen Zeichenstock die Wege anlegt, einen Plan zum Ausstecken der Umrisse von Wäldern und Sträuchern, Gewächshäuser etc. " "- Papierbedingt wie meist begräunt und stockig, in den Rändern teils etwas stärker, Titel mit kleinem älterem Besitzvermerk, der eingebundene Umschlag etwas fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collezione dei monumenti sepolcrali del cimitero di Bologna pubblicata da Giovanni Zecchi stampatore e negoziante da stampe

      Contrada Porta Nuova Giovanni Zecchi, 1825. 1827, 4 volumi in 2 tomi, rilegatura coeva in mezza pelle, tit. e fregi in oro al dorso. Raccolta di 160 tavole che raffigurano i monumenti funebri del cimitero di Bologna, con le relative iscrizioni lapidarie e note illustrative in italiano e francese. 6 incisioni f.t. Incisioni di Francesco Franceschini, Pietro Romagnoli, Giuseppe Rosaspina, L. Carlini, Antonio Verico e Nicola Mellini. 2 frontespizi per volume, uno in italiano e uno in francese. Un frontespizio è stato collocato fuori posto. Il v. 1 è stato pubblicato con una partizione in fascicoli e ristampato senza questa divisione e con ricomposizione del testo. Un 5° volume è stato pubblicato a parte a Bologna da Giovanni Zecchi nel 1842

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        Oeuvres complètes.

      Paris, Antoine-Augustin Renouard, 1819-1825, - 66 vol. in-8, avec 160 (sur 170) planches sous serpentes, demi-chevrette cerise à coins, dos à faux-nerfs richement ornés de filets, guirlandes et semis dorés, armes au centre des premiers plats (Thouvenin). Bel exemplaire, sur grand papier. De loin, la meilleure des nombreuses collectives de Voltaire produites sous la Restauration, et une des seules illustrées, à partir d'une suite en possession de Renouard. L'iconographie habituelle de cette collection se décline en 160 gravures (113 d'après Moreau le Jeune, 33 d'après Augustin de Saint-Aubin et 14 portraits divers), ainsi que 10 planches de physique ; certains exemplaires possèdent en plus une suite de 20 portraits supplémentaires. I.-VII. Théâtre ([4]-564-[4], [4]-599, [4]-567, [4]-506, [4]-534, [4]-564 et [4]-499 pp., avec 45 figures, dont un portrait-frontispice de l'auteur). - VIII. La Henriade ([4]-434 pp., avec 11 figures, dont un portrait-frontispice de Henri IV). - IX. La Pucelle d'Orléans ([4]-371 pp., avec 22 figures, dont un portrait-frontispice de Jeanne d'Arc). - X. Poëmes ([4]-479 pp. - XI. Epîtres et stances ([4]-352 pp.). - XII. Contes en vers, satires et poésies mêlées ([4]-408 pp., avec 5 (sur 6) figures - manque la planche du Cadenas). - XIII-XVI. Essai sur les moeurs et l'esprit des nations ([4]-544, [4]-548, [4]-536 et [4]-490 pp.). - XVII-XVIII. Siècle de Louis XIV ([4]-506 et [4]-495 pp., avec 20 planches, font 18 portraits et 2 figures). - XIX. Précis du siècle de Louis XV ([4]-456 pp., avec 2 planches, dont un portrait-frontispice). - XX. Histoire de Charles XII ([4]-338 pp., avec un portrait-frontispice et une figure). - XXI. Histoire de l'Empire de Russie ([4]-404 pp., avec 2 planches dont un portrait-frontispice de Pierre Ier). - XXII. Annales de l'Empire ([4]-636 pp.). - XXIII. Histoire du Parlement de Paris ([4]-514 pp.). - XXIV.-XXV. Mélanges historiques (XVI-519 et [4]-522 pp.). - XXVI.-XXVII. Politique et législation ([4]-516 et [4]-560 pp., manque le portrait-frontispice de Montesquieu). - XXVIII. Physique ([4]-611 pp., avec 11 planches, dont un portrait-frontispice de Newton, et 10 dépliants "in fine"). - XXIX-XXXI. Philosophie ([4]-596, [4]-668 et [4]-640 pp.). - XXXII. Dialogues et entretiens philosophiques ([4]-559 pp., avec un portrait de Buffon). - XXXIII.-XXXVIII. Dictionnaire philosophique ([6]-623, [4]-562, [4]-556, [4]-607, [4]-530 et [4]-562 pp.). - XXXIX.-XL. Romans ([4]-415 et [4]-453 pp., avec 23 (sur 27) figures, manquent 4 planches). - XLI. Facéties ([4]-432 pp.). - XLII.-XLIII. Mélanges littéraires ([4]-468 et [4]-640 pp., avec 9 portraits). - XLIV.-XLV. Commentaires sur Corneille ([4]-503 et [4]-523 pp., avec deux (sur 3) portraits, dont un portrait-frontispice, manque le portrait de Racine). - XLVI-LVII. Correspondance générale ([4]-587, [4]-607, [4]-581, [4]-552, [4]-556, [4]-559, [4]-555, [4]-580, [4)-624, [4]-600, [4]-468 et [4]-476 pp., avec un portrait-frontispice de Diderot au volume LVII, manque celui de Bernis au volume L). - LVIII. Correspondance avec l'Impératrice de Russie [et les princes de Prusse] ([4]-324-105 pp., avec un portrait-frontispice de Catherine II). - LIX.-LXI. Correspondance avec le Roi de Prusse ([4]-III-472, [4]-455 et [4]-442 pp., avec un portrait-frontispice de Frédéric II). - LXII. Correspondance avec d'Alembert ([4]-756 pp., avec un portrait-frontispice de d'Alembert). - LXIII. Lettres inédites à Mlle Quinault, à M. d'Argental, au Président Hénault, à M. Damilaville, à Madame d'Epinay, et autres personnages remarquables ([4]-388 pp.). - LXIV. Vie de Voltaire ([4]-495 pp., avec un frontispice allégorique). - LXV.-LXVI. Table analytique des matières [par Miger] ([4]-347 et [4]-373-[2] pp., texte sur deux colonnes). Manquent de surcroît les deux lettres en fac-similé (volumes XLI et LII). Quérard X, 379-380. Bengesco IV, 2149. Très bel exemplaire aux armes du baron Guillaume-Gabriel Pavé de Vendeuvre (1779-1870).

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        Picturesque Views of Edinburgh. To which is prefixed An Historical Sketch of Edinburgh, from the earliest to the present times.

      Edinburgh John Brewster 1825 - First edition. Folio, xvi, 225pp., fifty-one plates engraved by William Lizars after John Ewbank, uncut in modern half calf gilt over original drab boards, an excellent copy. One of the most popular view-books of Edinburgh, with provenance: this fine example belonged to Sir Albert Edward Richardson K.C.V.O., F.R.I.B.A, F.S.A., a prominent British architect who wrote scholarly works on architecture and designed numerous landmark public buildings in Britain, such as the Manchester Opera House and the North London Collegiate School. He was professor of Architecture at University College London and president of the Royal Academy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Knight And Lacey. Very Good+. 1825. First Edition. Leather Bound. Clean and tight in lovely 19th century bindings of tan calf over marbled boards with leather title labels at spines in red and green with gilt lettering; raised bands and extensive gilt decoration at spines with armorial bookplate with coat of arms of John Croft Deverell to paste downs. Quite scarce as a complete set, particularly in this condition. George H. Borrow's first published work. Illustrations include portraits, courtroom scenes and a plan of a murder scene. Contents include accounts of many notable trials at Newgate between the years 1806 and 1825; charges include murder, fortune telling, etc. In April 1824, George Borrow, age 23, arrived in London to pursue his literary career. The publisher Richard Phillips proposed that Borrow compile a book for him: "... you could earn more money for me, sir, and consequently for yourself, by a compilation of Newgate lives and trials. [Lavengro, p. 204] The work was the set offerred here: Celebrated Trials, and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence, from the earliest records to the year 1825. Borrow, despitesome hesitation enjoyed the project: "Of all my occupations at this period I am free to confess I liked that of compiling the Newgate Lives and Trials the best; that is, after I had surmounted a kind of prejudice which I originally entertained [Lavengro, p. 216] As he said of the various accounts: "What struck me most with respect to these lives was the art which the writers, whoever they were, possessed of telling a plain story. It is no easy thing to tell a story plainly and distinctly by mouth; but to tell one on paper is difficult indeed, so many snares lie in the way. People are afraid to put down what is common on paper, they seek to embellish their narratives, as they think, by philosophic speculations and reflections; they are anxious to shine, and people who are anxious to shine can never tell a plain story." [Lavengro, p. 217] In the Lavengro account, it appears that ironically George Borrow didn't make a profit on the the Celebrated Trials, but only covered his expenses. Additional shipping charge for this heavy multi-volume set. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. .

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        The Life of an Actor

      London: Printed for C. S. Arnold 1825. xvi, 272 pp. Full calf with gilt borders to boards. Raised bands to spine with decorative gilt panels and maroon leather title label. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Bound by Robson & Kerslake. Damage to bottom right corner of front board. Bookplates to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing to prelims. Title-page illustration. With 27 hand-coloured full-page plates etched by Theodore Lane. Colours bright. Plates clean. Binding firm. . Very Good. Full Calf. First Edition. 1825. Tall 8vo..

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        TRAVELS IN ASIA MINOR AND GREECE. A New Edition, with Corrections and Remarks by Nicholas Revett, Esq. To which is prefixed an introductory account of the author, by Ralph Churton

      Clarendon Press, Oxford 1825 - Two volumes, octavo. pp: xxxvii, 352, (7) index; xiv, 370, (9) index, complete with 6 foldout plans and maps, with pencil-sketched map on recto of rear endpaper. Bound in modern brown morocco, ribbed spines with black leather labels, leather doublures with gilt seal of Oriel College and gilt decorations on all four pastedowns. School prize inscription dated 1836 in Volume I; prior owner's name dated 1813 in Volume II. Foxing to plates as usual. 8.75" x 5.25" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht, mit Burg Landshut.

      - altkol. Kupferstich v. Schnell n. Rottmann, um 1825, 14,3 x 21,2

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        TRIBERG., "Ansicht von Tryberg". Blick über die Gutach auf den Ort.

      Aquatinta in Braun von Follenweider bei Herder, gedruckt bei Schweizer, um 1825, 21 x 29 cm. Schefold 34335. - Rare Ansicht des bekannten Schweizer Landschafters (vgl. Thieme-Becker XII, S. 153). - Am linken Rand gering gebräunt. Baden-Württemberg

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        TRAVELS IN ASIA MINOR AND GREECE. A New Edition, with Corrections and Remarks by Nicholas Revett, Esq. To which is prefixed an introductory account of the author, by Ralph Churton

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1825. First edition thus. Morocco. Very Good. Two volumes, octavo. pp: xxxvii, 352, (7) index; xiv, 370, (9) index, complete with 6 foldout plans and maps, with pencil-sketched map on recto of rear endpaper. Bound in modern brown morocco, ribbed spines with black leather labels, leather doublures with gilt seal of Oriel College and gilt decorations on all four pastedowns. School prize inscription dated 1836 in Volume I; prior owner's name dated 1813 in Volume II. Foxing to plates as usual. 8.75" x 5.25"

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        Picturesque Europe - a delineation by Pen and Pencil of the natural features and the picturesque and historical places of Great Britain and the continent..

      4, IV, Fronti, 488 S., 21 Stahlstiche Fronti., IV, 460 S., 22 Stahlstiche Fronti., IV, 491 S., 20 Stahlstiche. Ausserdem unzählige Holzstichillustrationen, HLdr d. Zeit gold- u. blindgeprägt, mit Rundumgoldschnitt, Deckel min. berieben. Gelenk min gelockert, ein Leerblatt mit Eckabschnitt, Papier min. gebräunt, Stiche sauber - schönes Exemplar. Text engl. - Bayard Taylor (1825 - 1878) was an American poet, literary critic, translator, travel author and diplomat. His Picturesque Europeseries was incredibly popular. Volumes I and the first 80 pages of volume II discussGreat Britain and Ireland, including Wales and the Isle of Wight. The volume then proceeds to Normandy, Jersey and the Rhine before touching on Spain and ending in Naples. Volume III startsin Norway before discussing Spain, The Lake of Geneva, Northern Italy, Sicily, Sweden, Switzerland and many more areasbefore finishing at The Danube. The numerous illustrations help to illuminate Taylor's descriptions and historical explanation on each location.

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        On the Safety Lamp for Preventing Explosions.with some Researches on Flame.

      1825 - Folding frontispiece. Secondedition. 8vo., original blue paper boards, re-backed with new tan paper spine, new printed paper label, new blue paper corners, new endpapers, uncut, housed in a folding box. London, printed for R. Hunter. Inscribed on the front free endpaper 'from the Author', below which in a different hand is signed the name 'James Hudson'. Motivated by a succession of disasters in coal mines Davy, a distinguished chemist and inventor, and others, such as the then unknown George Stephenson, a rival, began to design safety lamps which would be less liable to ignite the flammable gases found in coal mines than the commonly used open flame lamps. This work records Davy's findings and shows illustrations of his method for encasing the flame in an iron or copper wire gauze, which ultimately proved to be too fragile and delivered too little light to be successful. Davy was awarded a baronetcy in 1819, then the highest honour awarded to a scientist, and elected president of the Royal Society in 1820, and despite his important work on the elemental nature of Iodine and Chlorine, claimed his greatest discovery was his assistant Michael Faraday. James Hudson was the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society under Sir Humphry Davy, and later Secretary of the Royal Agricultural Society in London. He was the son of the farmer of the grounds at Haddon Hall in Derbyshire, who was also the landlord of the Rutland Arms in Bakewell, where later Davy stayed while doing research for his book on fishing 'Salmonia', and where the Bakewell pudding (not 'Tart', that is something else entirely) originated. Leaf B torn, with modern repair, edges of the first gatherings nicked, covers rubbed and soiled. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Grabmal des Prinzen Moritz von Nassau-Siegen.

      - gouachierte u. eiweißerhöhte Lithographie v. Ambroise M. Jobard n. G.H. Zanders b. Franz Oellig in Cleve, 1825, 23 x 39,5 Vgl. Gorissen, Geschichte der Stadt Kleve, S. 84 (Jobard, Zanders, Öllig). - Zeigt das Grabmal; im Vordergrund Spaziergänger; im Hintergrund auf der Uedemer Straße Kutsche.

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        Plan de Porto Palma dans les Isles de la Madelaine en Sardigne - e – Plan de la rade d’Agincourt dans les Isles de la Madelaine en Sardigne

      Parigi 1825 - Due carte nautiche in un foglio raffiguranti la parte meridionale di Caprera e quella della Maddalena, con il porto e l’isola di Santo Stefano. Delineate dall’Ammiraglio della flotta francese Mathieu le carte sono edite dall’istituto militare navale francese Depot de la Marine. Two nautical charts on a single sheet showing the southern parts of the islands of Caprera and La Maddalena and the entire island of Santo Stefano with its harbour. Drawn by an admiral of the french fleet, Mathieu, these charts are edited by the french naval military institute, the Depot de la Marine. Copperplate, in very good conditions. Rare. Cervoni 138,4. Dimensioni 465 600mm

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        Wellenlehre auf Experimente gegründet oder über die Wellen tropfbarer Flüssigkeiten mit Anwendung auf die Schall- und Lichtwellen. Mit XVIII Kupfertafeln

      Leipzig, Gerhard Fleischer, 1825. Brown half leather, gilt. 4 raised bands. Marbled covers. xxviii,574 pp., 1 leaf of errata and 1 fold. table (of 2?) and 18 fold. plates in rear; 24 cm. Edges paper uncut and partly unopened. Text in German. - (1 fold. table missing?, leather sl. rubbed, old convent library stamps, sl. browned, sl. foxed/ damp-stained) Although still very good, see image. ¶ First work to apply hydrodynamics to the circulation of the blood.

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        Eighteen Views taken at & near Rangoon.

      London, Thomas Clay, [1825]. Large Folio. Modern red half morocco over original 19th-century mabled boards; engraved pictorial title (serving as dedication leaf), engraved pictorial subscribers' list with further dedication, 3 lithographic leaves of subscribers, many of which residing in India, 18 magnificent and finely handcoloured aquatint plates; light rubbing to boards; one plate with flawed corner three inches away from printed surface, the initial two leaves with foxing and faint trace of humidity, the plates a little spotted in the margins, images clean and in superb publisher's hand-colouring; provenance: armorial engraved bookplate Newborough inside front cover. First edition, very rare, of this pictorial documentation of the Anglo-Indian capture of Rangoon, as well as presenting the beauty and atmosphere of Burmese scenery, architecture and landscape. The first Anglo-Burmese war of 1824 to 1826 was one of the costliest campaigns ever fought by the Empire. Fifteen thousand British and Indian soldiers, and an unknown, much higher number of Burmese, civilian and soldiers, died, and the finances of the East India Company, to whose directors the work is dedicated, were ruined. The 18 plates are the first large-scale views of Burma, a part of the world pretty unknown to the British. We were unable to find out anything about the clearly very talented artist, Lieutenant Joseph Moore, 89th Foot. - The following year appeared a further series of six views, and there were two text booklets as well. Everything is very rarely found together. Abbey, Travel 404 ('rare work').

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        Voyage Autour du Monde Fait par Ordre du Roi, sur les Corvettes de S.M. L'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les annees 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820. Atlas Historique

      Chez Pillet Ainé, Paris 1825 - 10pp. Engraved title page and 112 plates and maps (two folding, forty hand colored). Expertly bound to style in blue-green calf and contemporary green cloth covered boards, flat spine tooled and lettered in gilt The beautifully illustrated Atlas Historique for this important French-sponsored circumnavigation. The Freycinet expedition resulted in a total of four large atlases and nine accompanying volumes of text. "This later circumnavigation by Captain Freycinet was organized by the French government, under the recently restored Bourbon Dynasty, to show the flag around the world and to make scientific observations on geography, magnetism, and meteorology. It was one of the important voyages of exploration of the early nineteenth century. The Uranie sailed from Toulon to Gibraltar, Tenerife, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Mascarene Islands, Western Australia, Timor, New Guinea, the Mariana Islands, Caroline Islands, Sandwich Islands, New South Wales, New Zealand, Tierra del Fuego, and the Falkland Islands, where the Uranie was shipwrecked in French Bay .The ship's doctors, Quoy and Gaimard, and the pharmacist Gaudichaud served as the naturalists, collected specimens, and published separate volumes on zoology and botany. Freycinet was clandestinely accompanied by his wife, Rose, after whom he named an island in the Samoan chain .The scientific results of Freycinet's explorations in Timor, the islands off New Guinea, the Marianas, and Hawaii were particularly significant and added greatly to the fund of knowledge that the Europeans had of the geography, cultures, and histories of these areas. The writings on the penal colony of Port Jackson, Australia, are of special historic importance" (Hill). The voyage included a one-month visit in the Sandwich Islands, with time spent in Hawaii, Maui, and Oahu, as well as visits to Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Montevideo, Mauritius, New South Wales, and the Caroline Islands. The handsome plates in the atlases, many of which are colored, add greatly to the ethnographic and natural historical aspect of the work. Ferguson 941; Hill 649; Sabin 25916; Forbes 602. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht, von Osten, links das Schloß, "Heidelberg".

      - Lithographie n. u. v. F. Mayer, um 1825, 23 x 34,5 Schefold, Nr. 24873 - Sehr seltene Ansicht aus der fast unauffindbaren Neckarfolge von F. Mayer ( Franz Anton ?)

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        Institutionum Canonicarum

      Absoluerunt Excudere Philippus Et Nicolaus de Romanis, ROMA 1825 - LATINO Vol.II della collana, brossura cartonata con segni del tempo ma in buone condizioni, pagine frastagliate ai margini e presenza di qualche strappetto

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        Swiss Manuscript Cookery Book.

      - [Epagny, near Gruyieres in Switzerland, c. 1825 to 1870]. 4to., half vellum over marbled paper boards. Pp. [13] index + c.69 receipes on 33 pages numbered in ink 3 - 36., blank pages numbered 37 - 68, 69-70 "maniere de faire la biere", 71-73 blank, 74- "Maniere de faire la Graine" and "Differentes Qualite des oeufs", 75 with a sheet of paper with recipe pasted in. With two loose manuscript sales receipts dated 1846 and 1870 at rear Recipes in various hands, mainly in ink, some in pencil. Some rubbing to binding. From the Lord Westbury Sale at Sotheby's, part of lot 321. A collection of recipes for patisserie, containing as well a few savory dishes, such as raw marinated fish with olive oil, parsley, nutmeg, salt, pepper and vinegar, pates, and veal ragout. Among the sweet bakery products are several based on recipes from Basle, one mentioning a chef Gaspard Keller from that town, three different preparations of nougat, a recipe for ginger beer, and a pain d'amour. The Pain d'Austerlitz combines amongst other ingredients grated chocolate with lemon zest. The ingredients of the Baton d'Orgeat are reminiscent of those still used in the syrup produced in Italy under the name Orzata. Almonds are highly used, as well as oranges and orange water, lemon zest, and cinnamon. It is intriguing that the longest recipe is that hidden away on pages 69-70 for beer, with the title disguised through the inversion of the word "biere" into mirror writing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in the Timammee Kooranko and Soolima Countries in Western Africa

      First edition.   Folding map and 7 engraved plates.  8vo.  Smart mpdern quarter morocco., interior rather foxed. xii, 465pp.   London,

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        No. 3. Proceedings of the Agricultural and Horticultural Society of St. Helena

      St. Helena: Printed by J. Boyd, 1825. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Square 12mo. 20pp. Unprinted marbled paper wrappers. Small chips and tears on the wrappers, contemporary ink notes on the inside of both wrappers. A pleasing, very good or better copy. A discussion of the climate and agriculture of the island, along with a list of local species of animals. A very scarce imprint. OCLC locates a single copy of the run of this annual periodical which was issued from 1823 to 1825 at the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle.

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        LORD BYRON EN ITALIE ET EN GRECE; ou Apercu de sa Vie et de ses Ouvrages d’apres des sources authentiques, accompagne de Pieces Inedites, et d’un Tableau Litteraire et Politique de ces deux Contrees.

      Treuttel et Wurtz., Londres, Paris et Strasbourg 1825 - pp. ix, 369, (ii). Frontis, facsimile folded. 8vo. Quarter calf, marbled boards, corners bumped, spine slightly scuffed. Occasional minor foxing. From Newstead Abbrey - inscribed on the inside of front board 'W.F. Webb Newstead Abbey'. William Frederick Webb bought Newstead from Colonel Wildman's widow in 1861. Chew p397. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE LAST DAYS OF LORD BYRON: with His Lordship's Opinions on Various Subjects, particularly on the State and Prospects of Greece.

      Knight and Lacy., London 1825 - pp. xxiv, 360. Frontis, 3 colour plates. 8vo. Modern, contemporary style,quarter calf, new endpapers. Some offsetting from the colour plates otherwise a very clean copy. Wise Vol 2, p87. Chew p205.

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        Picturesque Views of Edinburgh; the drawings by J. Ewbank, engraved by W.H. Lizars. To which is prefixed, an historical sketch of Edinburgh, from the earliest to the present times.

      Printed for Daniel Lizars, Edinburgh 1825 - FIRST EDITION, 4to, pp. [ii], xvi, 225, [1] + engraved frontispiece and 51 engraved plates. Untrimmed in later half green roan, green cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt. Some spotting, plates a bit foxed, one or two short handling tears and some dustsoiling. Extremities rubbed and some a touch worn, spine creased, hinges cracked but sound, rear board marked. Gift inscription to initial blank (preserved from earlier binding) 'David Maitland Mackenzie from his affectionate Thomas Hay, 27 Lauriston, August 6th 1827, Monday' A popular work, with fine plates by Lizars after Ewbank. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La cuisinière poétique... avec le concours de Mm. Méry, A. Dumas, Th. de Banville, Th. Gautier, Ém. Deschamps, C. Carguel, A. Barthet, E. Solié, Xavier Aubryet, Aur. Scholl, Charles Bataille, etc.Leipzig, Alph Durr (back of half-title: printed by J. van Buggenhoudt, Brussels), [ca. 1859?]. 16mo. Contemporary dark blue half morocco.

      WorldCat (1 copy); cf. Bitting, pp. 328-329; A. Green, Changing France: literature and material culture in the second empire, p. 87. Rare Leipzig edition of a booklet with gastronomic verses and recipes by famous French authors published under the direction of the 19th-century French journalist, poet and gourmand Charles Monselet (1825-1888). "The search for gastronomic novelty wend hand-in-hand with linguistic invention as writers readily acknowledged the close relationship between culinary and literary creativity. In La cuisinière poétique Charles Monselet ephasised the connection: ... 'may your dinner be a poem'" (Green). Monselet's works on gastronomic subjects are praised for their originality and charming style (Bitting). By his contemporaries he was called "Le roi des gastronomes". First and last leaf slightly foxed, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Dictionnaire Philosophique

      Chez Dalibon Libraire de S. A. S. Monseigneur le Duc de Nemours - Parigi, PARIGI 1825 - Oeuvres completes de Voltaire Francese Volume deilla prima metà del XIX secolo in buono stato, coperta in mezzapelle, dorso in pelle con elementi decorativi e caratteri incisi in oro, piatti in cartone rigido goffrato, punte e bordo poco consumati, abrasione, fioritura sparsa, tagli bruniti, pagine in buono stato, alcune con gora, doverse lievemente brunite. Su frontespizio bella marca tipografica in nero. Tomo VII del Dictionnaire Philosophique. Volume LVII della collana Oeuvres completes de Voltaire, con commenti e note storiche, scientifiche e letterarie di: MM. Arago, Auguis, Clogenson, Daunou, L. Du Bois, Etienne, Ch. Nodier, etc.

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        Beauties of Claude Lorraine : Consisting of Twenty Four Landscapes, Selected from the Liber Veritatis, and Engraved on Steel by Eminent Engravers...In two parts

      London: W. B. Cooke 1825. In two parts complete, each part containing twelve plates. In the original publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Folio size each measuring 29cm x 43cm. Later repair to spines. Wraps edgeworn. Portrait engraving by J. Jackson. Twenty-four full-page sepia-toned steel engravings. Foxing throughout but mainly affecting margins. From a copy of the Liber Veritatis, lent by His Grace the Duke of Bedford. Not to be confused with the later 'Choicest Landscapes' reissue. Uncommon. . Very Good. Wraps. 1825. Folio.

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