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        Travels among The Arab Tribes inhabiting the countries east of Syria and Palestine, including a journey from Nazareth to the mountains beyond the Dead Sea....

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Browne and Green 1825.. from thence through the Plains of thre Hauran to Bozra, Damascus, Tripoly, Lebanon, Baalbek, and by the Valley of the Orontes to Selucia, Antioch, and Aleppo. With an Appendix containing a refutation of certain unfounded calumnies industriously circulated against the author of this work, by Mr Lewis Burckhart, Mr William John Bankes, and the Quarterly Review. xv+669 pp. with 28 wood engraved illustrations at the head of chapters, folding map. Dark blue/green cloth boards, with original spine title, as originally issued. The boards show a little shelfwear with some rubbing/wear to the spine extremities, internally very tight, fresh and clean. There is some offsetting of the map onto the facing title page. A very nice copy of a scarce work, in its original condition. Buckingham, 1786-1855 published his first volume of travels in 1821. Charged with plagarism he sought to refute this in the appendix to this volume.

      [Bookseller: Saintfield Antiques & Fine Books]
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        YOUTHFUL GAMES AND AMUSEMENTS. No. XXV. - One Halfpenny.

      16pp., including wrappers. Illustrated with eight woodcuts, and a cut to both upper and lower wrapper, some of which may be by Thomas Bewick. Spine expertly restored; else an excellent copy.Rare. No copy located.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Fält Artillerie Kongl. Svea Artillerie Regemente.

      [Stockholm] Ritadt af C. Wetterling. Stentr. af C. Müller. [1825] Folio. (45 x 85 cm.) Hand coloured lithograph. Blue passe partout. Gilt frame 60 x 98 cm. Folds partly repaired. The left fold with some small damage and a repired four centimeter tear into the image. A ten centimeter tear in the lower margin and two very short ters. Still in nice condition.. A plate in beautiful hand coloring from the famous work "Kongl. Svenska Arméens Uniformer", (The Uniforms of the Royal Swedish army) by Adolf Schützercrantz. An early swedish lithographic plate book. The present plate is one of the two classic fold out lithographs in the book. The book is a great rarity and loose plates are very scarce, especially the fold outs. Adolf Schützercrantz was an officer, sketch artist, lithographer and painter. He specialized in military scenes and landscape views. The plates were printed by Carl Müller, who introduced commercial lithography in Sweden with Ludwig Fehr in 1818. The image was drawn by the painter Alexander Clemens Wetterling, before his stay in Italy where he spent several years along with other swedish artists, such as Hjalmar Mörner and Carl Jacob Lindström. The french artist Vernet was at this time head of the french art academy in Rome and became friend with Wetterling who was heavily influenced by the excellence of Vernet. Wetterling is a pioneer in swedish lithography, and a well known caricature artist. Rare

      [Bookseller: Hammarlunds Antikvariat]
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        The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert and Dr. Robert Sanderson [First Major edition]. UNIQUE AND OUTSTANDING ETON ASSOCIATION COPY IN SIGNED PICKERING BINDING

      John Major, Fleet-Street, 1825. 8vo., First Major Edition, with a cooper-engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved and printed titles, 9 copper-engraved plates and 52 woodcut illustrations and embellishments in the text, one or two plates very faintly foxed (with some resultant faint offsetting to facing leaves); most handsomely bound in late nineteenth century navy blue crushed full morocco, sides with triple frame border in gilt, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartment framed, blocked and lettered in gilt, all other compartments elaborately framed and tooled in gilt to a geometric floral design, all edges gilt, elaborate gilt doublures, marbled endpapers, a splendid, crisp, clean copy in superb signed period binding.With the engraved gilt trade ticket of Pickering on front paste-down, and the binder's stamp 'BM Pickering' on front free endpaper verso.The first Major edition of Walton's great biographical collection, issued as a complement to the same publisher's 1823 edition of The Compleat Angler. Walton lived in the parish of St. Dunstan's where Donne was vicar; his life of his friend was written in 1640 as an introduction to a collection of the poet-clergyman's sermons. The other subjects were also personal friends; their biographies were first published in 1651 (Wotton), 1665 (Hooker), 1670 (Herbert) and 1678 (Sanderson).In this copy the portrait of Henry Wotton (called for at p.87) is placed as frontispiece to the volume as a whole; the portrait of Hooker (called for at p.161) is placed at p.166; the plate 'The Advocate' (called for at p.377) is engraved as 'The Pleader' and placed at p.378.A PRESENTATION COPY FROM EDWARD COMPTON AUSTEN LEIGH TO LORD FRANCIS HERVEY WITH THE FORMER'S NEAT HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION DATED 1865 ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER VERSO. Austen Leigh was Master at Eton while Hervey was a pupil.A UNIQUE AND QUITE OUTSTANDING ETON ASSOCIATION COPY OF A WORK RATED BY JOHNSON AS 'AMONG HIS MOST FAVOURITE BOOKS'.

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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