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        Civil Code of The State of Louisiana, Preceded by the Treaty of...

      1825. Paris, 1825. 1st French edition. First Foreign Edition of the Louisiana Civil Code [Louisiana]. [Livingston, Edward (1764-1836), Compiler]. [Moreau-Lislet, Louis, (1766-1832), Compiler]. [Derbigny, Pierre (1767-1829), Compiler]. Civil Code of The State of Louisiana, Preceded by the Treaty of Cession with France, The Constitution of the United States of America, And of the State. Published by a Citizen of Louisiana. [Paris: De L'Imprimerie de E. Duverger], 1825. xvi, 714 pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Recent period-style calf, blind fillets to boards, blind fillets and original lettering piece to spine, pastedowns and free endpapers renewed. Moderate toning and light foxing to text, early owner signatures to title page, brief annotations to a few leaves, extensive annotations to rear endleaves. $1,500. * First French edition, one of two issues, the other in French. In 1822 Derbigny, Livingston and Lislet-Moreau were commissioned to revise the 1808 compilation of Louisiana territorial laws. Principally the work of Livingston, the result of their effort was the Civil Code of 1825, one of the great codes of the nineteenth century. Duverger's was the first foreign edition. Jumonville, Bibliography of New Orleans Imprints 459.

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE GRAND MUSICAL FESTIVAL, HELD IN SEPTEMBER, 1823, IN THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF YORK ... TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, A SKETCH OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF MUSICAL FESTIVALS IN GREAT BRITAIN; WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTES

      York: Printed and Sold by John Wolstenholme, 1825. vii,[1],436,xxvi,[2]pp. Quarto (300 x 235 mm). Modern half-calf, gilt label, and marbled boards. Colored frontis, one colored and two tinted plans, plus a large folding plan. Some offsetting from the plates and occasional foxing, folding plan somewhat foxed (but intact); a good, sound copy. First edition of this account of the festival hosted to benefit the York County Hospital and the General Infirmaries of Leeds, Hull and Sheffield. The prefatory essay, which extends to some 125 pages, is of particular significance as it consists of an historical account of Festivals in Great Britain up to the year 1823. The terminal leaf consists of an extensive list of additions and corrections, with an advert for the second Yorkshire Festival. Appendices relate to organizational matters, as well as a history of the "noblest of all instruments," the Organ. The pictorial plates were engraved by John Browne after drawings by Edward Finden - the frontis has a pasted cancel slip correcting the name of the dedicatee.

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        Der Nordliche Theil der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord America Neue Bearbeitung von Ad.St. 1832

      Gotha, Germany 1825 - Detailed map of eastern part of the United States from "Stieler's Hand-Atlas". Engraved by Carl Ausfield., Size : 345x430 (mm), 13.625x16.875 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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        Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States and the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816, 1820, and 1824. With Original Instructions for the Perfect Preservation of Birds, &c., for Cabinets of Natural History

      London: J. Mawman, 1825. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original boards; 4to; pp. vii, [1], 326, plus engraved frontispiece. Uncut, with wide margins. Boards rubbed, and scuffed along the edges; joitns scuffed, with mull exposed. Discreet markings (ownership signatures, bookplate) on front endpapers; some light foxing; but overall internally nice and clean. Sabin 102094. The frontispiece shows Waterton's "Nondescript Man," a hirsute creature composed of various features of man and beast. Wateron was an expert in taxidermy, and perhaps a bit eccentric -- rumored to have an entire human being preserved in his home, which nearly caused a local riot. This work provides an early description of tropical plants and animals from personal observation, species hitherto known to a small number of people in academics and museums. Travelling up the Hudson River, Waterton observed that he'd come to the wrong country to looks for "bugs, bears, brutes, and buffalo," but looked upon the Americans nonetheless favorably: Wherever you meet them, they appear to be quite at home.The immense number of highly polished females who go in the stages to visit the different places of amusement, and see the stupendous natural curiosities of this extensive county, incontestably proves that safety and convenience are assured to them, and that the most distant attempt at rudeness would, by common consent, be immediately put down." This, after visiting New York!

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        Papyro-Plastics, or the Art of Modelling in Paper; Being an Instructive Amusement for Young Persons of Both Sexes

      London: Boosey and Sons, 1825. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1825 stated 2nd edition, "greatly enlarged and improved". 22 plates (including the hand-colored frontispiece), 7 of them fold-outs. Rubbing and wear to the panels (but still very presentable), very light foxing to the text, light offsetting at the front free endpaper. VG- in its original dark-green cloth. 64mo, 102 pgs. plus publisher's ads and plates at rear.

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        Reise nach China durch die Mongoley in den Jahren 1820 und 1821.

      Fleischer,, Leipzig, 1825 - Aus dem Russischen übersetzt von J.A.E. Schmidt. 3 Teile in 3 Bänden. 21 x 13,5 cm. XXII, 360 Seiten; VIII, 368 Seiten; VI, 441 Seiten. Mit 8 Kupfertafeln, 2 gefalteten gestochenen Grundrissen und 1 mehrfach gefalteten gestochenen Karte. Die Tafeln zeigen Trachten und Schrifttafeln, die Grundrisse zeigen Peking sowie das russische Kloster in Peking, die Karte zeigt den Reiseverlauf. - Timkowski machte sich vor allem durch seine Beschreibung und Kartierung der doppelten Marschroute durch die Wüste Gobi, die er von Kjachta nach Peking und zurück. durchzog (Henze), verdient. - "Das Schicksal verschönerte mein Leben durch ein seltenes, unvergeßliches Ereignis: ich sah China." Mit diesen Worten beginnen die Aufzeichnungen im Reise-Tagebuch von Georg Timkowski (1790-1875), der am 12. September einige Mitglieder der russischen Mission in die Hauptstadt Chinas begleiten soll. Aufgrund eines Sondervertrages zwischen den beiden Staaten sind russische Bürger die einzigen westlichen Ausländer, die zu dieser Zeit auf dem Landweg einreisen dürfen. Vom sibirischen Kiachta, dem günstigsten Ausgangspunkt nördlich der Mongolei, führt ihr Weg direkt südlich nach Urga, dann durch die Wüste Gobi bis zur Karawanenstadt Kalgan und von dort aus in acht Tagen nach Peking, wo sie am 14. Dezember eintreffen. Sechs Monate bleiben Timkowski Zeit, bis er mit anderen Missionaren die Rückreise antritt. Auf "kaiserlichen Befehl und Kosten der Schatzkammer" wird sein Reisebericht 1824 in St. Petersburg herausgegeben. Im Jahr darauf erscheint die deutsche Publikation. - Mongolei. Gerne sende ich Ihnen auf Anfrage ein Bild des Buches/der Bücher. A picture of this book is available on request by email. 1500 g. Einbandkanten gering berieben, Exlibris, Seiten durchgehend etwas braunfleckig, in Band 1 wurde das Inhaltsverzeichnis hinten eingebunden, insgesamt gutes und vollständiges Exemplar. Etwas spätere Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln.

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        The Holy Bible, contianing the Old and New Testaments: together with the Apocrapha...with Canne's Marginal Notes and References; to which are added, An Index; and Alphabetical Table...of all the Names in the Old and New Testaments, with their significations; Tables of Scripture Weights, Measures, and Coins. (H. & E. Phinney's Stereotype Edition)

      Cooperstown, NY: H. & E. Phinney, 1825 . H. & E. Phinney. Hardcover. Good. Illustrated. Full leather, original red leather label, corners and spine heavily worn with 2 x 3 inch piece of leather missing from tail of spine, inner hinges black taped, textblock split (but holding strong by ties), a few page gatherings pulled, a half dozen pages crudely repaired around edges with a few verses and marginal references consequently covered and illegible, Full refund if not satisfied. The later 1828 Cooperstown edition of this H. & E. Phinney Bible was the one that the founder of Mormonism (Joseph Smith) used in his new translation of the Scriptures.

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

      London: J. Harris & Son, 1825. Wraps. Very good. 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.

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        Biblia Hebraica

      London: Jacob Duncan, 1825. Reprint. Leather Bound. Ex-Library - Good + . Reprint of 1822 edition. 2 vols.: 560; 634 p. 22 cm. Full leather with diced calf boards. Marbled edges and endpapers. Spine is somewhat darker and the colour is uneven. Hinges tender. White mark on spine label of vol. I. Stain on front board of vol. II with a chip in its spine label. Gilt library stamps for "Library of Dr. Bray's Associates" and numbers 19 and 20 on lower spines with ink stamp on title pages. Pastedown bookplates state books given by Dr. Bray's Lending Libraries to the Clerical Lending Library of St. Catharines in the Diocese of Toronto, 1842. (St. Catharine's is now in the Diocese of Niagara). Also bookplates listing rules for the preservation of Dr. Bray's Lending Libraries. English translation of Chapter I of the Book of Isaiah glued to back of title page in vol. II. Latin introduction with Hebrew text. Title page continues: "Secundum Ultimam Editionem Jos. Athiae a Johanne Leusden Denuo recognitam, Recensita, Atque ad Masoram, et Correctiores, Bombergi, Stephani, Plantini, Aliorumque Editiones, Exquisite Adorrrata, Variisque Notis Illustrata, ab Everardo Van Der Hooght, V. D. M. Editio Nova, Recognita, Et Emendata, A Judah D'Allemand." Dr. Thomas Bray was one of the founders of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge in 1698 and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in 1701. He was appointed to preside over ministers sent to Maryland, his acceptance being based upon the proposition that parochial libraries be provided for ministers sent overseas. Bray understood that the lack of available books would be a serious hindrance to ministers too poor to build up their own libraries. Dr. Bray provided 16 libraries for Maryland, including Annapolis, the first lending library in America, which consisted of about 1000 volumes and cost £400. He also founded libraries in Carolina, Rhode Island, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, the Bermudas, the Bahamas, etc. Bray himself donated £500 to these American libraries, the other subscriptions received having fallen short of the amount needed. His efforts to obtain subscriptions for these libraries occasionally met with the remark that "Charity begins at home." Recognizing the justice of this criticism, he began a programme for providing libraries for the home clergy with lending libraries formed throughout England. One of his proposals was that booksellers would provide books for foreign libraries free of charge in return for the purchase of books for local lending libraries. Bray proposed also that the lending libraries should be movable and travel abroad. Because of the possibility of loss, the books would be marked according to what Deanery they belonged. In 1701 he published "Several Circular Letters" that said "I do therefore conclude it equally necessary to have in each parish a Collection of plain practical Books, for the use of the Laity that the Defects of publick Teaching may be supplied this way." George Smith wrote in the Library Association Record: "To initiate so large a design would seem to demand a colossal fortune, to require its proposer to be of the highest rank and influence, and to need the assistance of the State; but it was commenced, and to a great extent carried out, not by any of these means, but by the unselfish sacrifice, the inspiring enthusiasm, and the practical common sense of its originator".

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        A Sketch of the Life, Condemnation, and Death of the Three Thayers...

      1825. A Murderous Trio of Brothers in Buffalo, New York [Broadside]. [Execution]. [New York State]. A Sketch of the Life, Condemnation, and Death of the Three Thayers, Who Were Hanged at Buffalo, on the 17th of June, 1825, for the Murder of John Love. [Buffalo, NY; S.n.], 1825. 18" x 11 1/2" broadside. Text in two columns, woodcut illustrations of three caskets. Light browning and foxing, vertical and horizontal fold lines, moderate edgewear, two small holes with negligible loss to text, a few early repairs to verso along fold lines. * Nelson, Israel and Isaac Thayer were brothers. Nelson and Israel, farmers who appear to have been lazy, owed a considerable amount of money to John Love, a wealthy bachelor who boarded with Nelson. Unable to clear their debts, the two older brothers enlisted their younger brother, Isaac, to murder Love. The broadside account concludes: "There is probably a parallel case to this in the history of man. It was truly afflicting to see three young men, brothers, thus brought to an ignominious death for a crime committed to gratify a love for idleness and a lust for money. May all others take warning by their example." OCLC locates 3 copies (New-York Historical Society, American Antiquarian Society, University of Michigan, Clements Library).

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        The Every-Day Book

      London: Printed for William Hone, 1825. First edition, without "Volume I" on the title page of Vol. I and with the Explanatory Address. Illustrated. Double column. 2 vols. Thick 8vo. Contemporary cloth spine. paper printed labels and boards. VG. Cruikshank. George. First edition, without "Volume I" on the title page of Vol. I and with the Explanatory Address. Illustrated. Double column. 2 vols. Thick 8vo. Cohn 401

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        Gesamtansicht über die Jagst, rechts die Brücke, im Mittelpunkt das Schloß.

       Lithographie, \"Nach d. Nat. gez. u. lith.v. F. Mayer\", um 1825, 26,5 x 40,5 cm. Schefold 249. - Die reizend staffagierte, extrem seltene Ansicht in einem vorzüglichen Exemplar. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg

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        \"Neuenstadt\". Gesamtansicht mit Blick über den Kocher, rechts Brücke.

       Lithographie \"Nach d. Natur gez. u. lith. v. F. Mayer\", um 1825, 26,5 x 40,5 cm. Schefold 5616. - Aus der Serie \"Ansichten aus dem Kocher und Jagst Thal\". - Auf Japanpapier aufgezogen, links oben nahezu unsichtbarer Einriß. Titelei separat montiert. - Extrem seltene Lithographie. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg

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        Floral Emblems

      London: Saunders and Otley, 1825. First edition. Half Morocco. Marbled Boards. . Very Good. 8vo. 22.5 by 15 cm. xvi, 352 pp. With 20 hand-colored floral plates. Contemporary half red morocco, raised bands, gilt floral devices in spine compartments. Slight rubbing on raised bands, and board corners. Light dampstaining on leather, lower edge. Occasional light fox marks and other soiling on leaves. A few insignificant chips to leaves, never affecting text or images. Plates remain bright and fresh, and easily a very good copy.

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        La Henriade, poème de Voltaire, ornée de dessins lithographiques.

      Paris, E. Dubois [Imprimerie de Gaultier-Laguionie] 1825 - in-folio, LX-233 pp., avec 87 planches lithographiées, par Vernet, sous serpentes, dont un frontispice et 86 vues ou portraits d'après Mauzaisse, sur fond teinté, sans la table des planches, chevrette cerise, dos à larges faux-nerfs ornés de fins semis floraux dorés, triples caissons octogonaux dorés avec semis floral à froid dans les entre-nerfs, encadrements de filets dorés et guirlandes à froid sur les plats enserrant une grande plaque géométrique entrecroisée alternant motifs à froid et guirlandes dorées, triple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées, dentelle intérieure, le tout dans emboîtage de carton orange (J. Hering). Rousseurs. Magnifique édition de luxe de la Henriade, agrémentée d'une abondante iconographie reproduisant les acteurs de l'époque et diverses scènes du règne de Henri IV. D'après Bengesco, il existe de cette publication, qui parut en livraisons, deux types d'exemplaires : soit à 87 planches (comme ici), soit à 96. Bengesco I, 438. Exemplaire du baron Laurent-Martin Duval de Fraville (1791-1871), confirmé en 1820 dans son titre de baron, et qui fut homme politique dans la Haute-Marne, avec armes dorées poussées au centre des plats. Bel exemplaire sur papier vélin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CORI/Latium., "Antichita di Cora descritte disegnate e incise da Luigi Rossini". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund zahlreiche Ruinenreste.

      Kupferstich von Luigi Rossini, um 1825, 47 x 58 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXIX. - Der Architekt, Maler und Radierer Luigi Rossini wurde 1790 in Ravenna geboren. Er studierte in Bologna und Rom, wo er 1857 starb. Berühmt wurde er durch seine, an Piranesi angelehnten Architekturblätter. Europa, Italien

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        CORI/Latium. "Antichita di Cora descritte disegnate e incise da Luigi Rossini". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund zahlreiche Ruinenreste.

      - Kupferstich von Luigi Rossini, um 1825, 47 x 58 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXIX. - Der Architekt, Maler und Radierer Luigi Rossini wurde 1790 in Ravenna geboren. Er studierte in Bologna und Rom, wo er 1857 starb. Berühmt wurde er durch seine, an Piranesi angelehnten Architekturblätter.

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        Handbuch des Schleswig-Holsteinischen Privatrechts. Bde. 1-5.1 in 6 Bdn. (= alles Erschienene). ALtoa, Hammerich, 1825-1848. Mit 1 gefalt. Stammtafel. Hldr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit reicher Rückengoldpräg. u. grünem Farbschnitt (vereinzelt leicht berieben).

      1825 - Niels Nikolaus Falck (1784-1850) war einer der angesehensten Rechtshistoriker seiner Zeit, vor allem sein Handbuch des schleswig-holsteinischen Privatrechts ist bis heute eines der wichtigesten und umfassendsten Werke zur Verwaltungs- und Rechtsgeschichte der Herzogtümer.- Kleiner Namenszug von alter Hand auf Titeln, Spiegel und Vorsätze etwas leimschattig, die ersten beiden Bände sehr vereinzelt mit Marginalien von alter Hand. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        OBSERVATIONS OF THE APPARENT DISTANCES AND POSITIONS OF 380 DOUBLE AND TRIPLE STARS, MADE IN THE YEARS 1821, 1822, AND 1823, AND COMPARED WITH THOSE OF OTHER ASTRONOMERS. In The Phil. Trans. 1824, Part III, Pp. 1-412

      London: Royal Society, 1825. Original Wraps. Very Good+. Offered is a Very Good+ entire Part III of the Philosophical Transactions for 1824 in plain blue wrappers with date in ink spine, small chips spine tips, mild edge wear, small bookstore sticker front paste-down with off-setting ffep. Pages unopened and ucut. Full title "Observations of the Apparent Distances and Positions of 380 Double and Triple Stars, Made in the Years 1821, 1822, and 1823, and Compares with Those of Other Astronomers; Together with an Account of Such Changes as Appear to Have Taken Place in Them Since Their First Discovery. Also a Description of the Five-Feet Equatorial Instrument Employed in the Observations." 4to. Double stars, essentially discovered by William Herschel were of great interest throughout the nineteenth century - new ones being found and postition measurements made more precise with each improvement in telescope construction. South, working with John Herschel during the years 1821-1823, re-observed the double stars charted originally by William Herschel, mainly for the purpose of detecting position changes. Their observations helped verify the newly recognized orbital motion of these neighboring stars. Their resulting catalog of 380 double stars, presented to the Royal Society in 1834, earned them the gold medal of the Astronomical Society and the grand prize of the Institute France. (DSB 12, p. 552).

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        \"Ansicht der Haupt und Residenz Stadt München von der Mittagseite\". Blick vom Gasteig von Südosten über die Isar auf München, im Vordergrund der Garten der städtischen Versorgungsanstalt für Arme, links das Brunnhaus am Isarberg mit dem Auer Tor, dazu die steinerne Isarbrücke.

       Altkol. Lithographie von Gustav Kraus, München, um 1825, 24 x 41 cm. Pressler 3,I (von II); Pfister II, 44; Lentner 1105 und 12541; Slg. Proebst 123; Zettler S. 3 und Abb. 20. - Mit ca. 1 cm Rand alt auf leichten Karton aufgezogen. Feines Altkolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

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        THE LIFE OF FRIEDRICH SCHILLER. COMPREHENDING AN EXAMINATION OF HIS WORKS

      London: Taylor & Hessey, 1825. viii,352pp. Large octavo. Portrait. Dark green pebbled cloth, printed spine label (similar to Tarr's binding 'b'). Moderate foxing to endsheets, prelims, portrait and terminal leaves, label a bit worn but legible, otherwise a very good copy. First edition of Carlyle's first substantial original book publication, somewhat revised and expanded from its first appearance in the LONDON MAGAZINE. Only one thousand copies were printed. DYER, p.244. NCBEL III.1249. TARR A3.I.

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        Fine Letter signed to an unnamed correspondent (William Wyndham, 1759-1834, Speaker 1789, Prime Minister 1806-1807, from 1790 1st Baron)

      1825 - saying that "much illness, joined, unfortunately for me, with much business, has prevented me from taking, as I had wished, an earlier opportunity of expressing my thanks to you for the two volumes which you have had the goodness to send to me & also of the lines on Mr Canning. I sincerely condole with you on the severe domestic loss which you mention. I have taken the liberty to direct an L.P. copy (of which a limited number only were printed privately) of a small tract which I have lately published, to be forwarded to you from London .", 2 sides 8vo., ?, 22nd April Lord Grenville's Ministry 'of all the Talents' is chiefly remembered for the Abolition of the Slave Trade in 1807, though their emancipation had to wait until 1833.

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        UN CONTE PAR JOUR ou la Semaine du Grand-Papa.

      Seven volumes. 150 pages throughout the set. Each volume illustrated with a finely hand-coloured engraved frontispiece. Original embossed paper-covered boards. Contained in the original highly decorated box with hand-coloured title-label to the top. Some slight wear to the box, else an excellent set. Gumuchian 5690.

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        I PROMESSI SPOSI: Storia Milanese del Secolo XVII / Scoperta e Rifatta da Alessandro Manzoni (Volumes 2 and 3 only)

      Milano: Presso Vincenzo Ferrario, 1825-1826.. 1825-1826.. Good. - Octavo, brown paper covered boards with gilt-lettered black leather labels on the spines. There is some very light staining to the Vol. 3 covers. The labels are lightly rubbed with chipping to the Vol. 3 label. Half-title, title & 368 pages; and half-title, title & 416 pages. There is scattered foxing throughout the volumes with some rippling to the pages. There is a small piece out of the front edge of the Vol. 2 half-title. The top page corners of Vol. 3 are lightly bumped with small pieces out of the top corners of 3 leaves. Both volumes have a faintly musty smell. Good. <p>Volumes 2 and 3 only of the rare first edition [lacks Volume 1].<p>Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni [1785-1873] was an Italian poet and novelist. I Promessi Sposi [The Betrothed] was his most famous work and is generally regarded as a masterpiece of world literature. The work is also seen as a symbol of the Italian Risorgimento both because of its patriotic message and because of its significance in the development of the modern Italian language.<p>The text is in Italian.

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        Eucalyptographia. A descriptive Atlas of the Eucalypts of Australia and the adjoining islands. First [to] seventh decade. (7 Teile von 10).

      4, 6 S. Einleitung u. 77 lithogr. Taf. m. ca. 80 Textbl., Priv.-HLdr., Bibliotheksbd.: Schildchenspur am Fuss u. auf V.deckel, Stempel a. Vs. u. Titelblatt recto u. verso Kapitale u. Rückenkanten beschabt, Kanten berieben, 2 Tafeln im Bund geschnitten u. m. Transparent-Klebband wieder montiert, 1 Textbl. lose innen sonst tadelloses, frisches Ex. EA. Standardwerk zu den Eukalyptus-Gewächsen des Baron von Müller (1825 - 1896).

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        Album du département du Loiret

      Guyot 1825-1827, Orléans - FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF THIS SPECTACULAR WORK ON THE LOIRET (the city of Orléans and surroundings), COMPLETE WITH THE RARE SUPPLEMENT. The main work has a lithographed vignette on the title-page and 21 EXTREMELY FINE FULL-PAGE LITHOGRAPHS (of scenery, ruins, towns, and monuments) BY NARCISSE ROMAGNESI AND CHARLES PENSEE, MOST OF WHICH ARE PRINTED ON CHINE APPLIQUE. The supplement (of which the entire text is printed in lithography) has a title-page vignette and two additional full-page lithographs. Printed on very fine wove paper. Large folio (42 cm). Bound in 19th-century pebbled cloth and decorated boards. Traces of wear to binding, INTERNALLY FINE AND BRIGHT, WITH BOTH TEXT PAGES AND LITHOGRAPHS FRESH AND SPOTLESS. A rare book, and extraordinarily rare in such fine condition and complete with the supplement. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The New Practical Builder and Workman's Companion in Carpentry, Masonry, &c, &c. With the Theory and Practice of the Five Orders, As Employed in Decorative Architecture

      London: Thomas Kelly. G : in Good condition with marbled eps. Cover rubbed. Some scattered browning. Text block firm. 1825. [First Edition]. Brown hardback leather cover. 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). 596pp. Plates and fold out plans. .

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        Die Auster und die Austernwirthschaft. Berlin, Wiegandt, Hempel and Parey, 1877. 8vo. With full-page wood-engraved map and 9 wood-engravings in text. Original publisher's cloth.

      - BMC NH, p. 1327; DSB IX, pp. 431-432; not in Ekama. Surprisingly rare first edition of a great classic in ecology by Karl August Möbius (1825-1908). Although nominally devoted to oysters, comparing oyster beds and oyster fishing in several regions (the Waddenzee is discussed in several chapters) and discussing the practical implications of introducing new beds on the German coasts, the book is best known and most important for Möbius's view of the oyster beds as an entire ecosystem, a revolutionary idea in 1877. Its influence can still be felt today, and it is still used for the study of coastal ecosystems. Nordenskiöld calls Möbius "the pioneer in this field . . . he has created the modern system and methodics of oecology" (The History of Biology, 1929, p. 559). A. Thienemann, W.N. Sukacev and A. Tansley were clearly influenced by Möbius, an influence also apparent in more recent works by Ally, Dajoz, and Odum.Bookplate inside front cover. Very good copy, binding only very slightly rubbed.

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        I PROMESSI SPOSI: Storia Milanese del Secolo XVII / Scoperta e Rifatta da Alessandro Manzoni. (Volumes 2 and 3 only)

      Milano: Presso Vincenzo Ferrario, 1825-1826. 1825-1826. - Milano: Presso Vincenzo Ferrario, 1825-1826. 1825-1826. Good. - Octavo, brown paper covered boards with gilt-lettered black leather labels on the spines. There is some very light staining to the Vol. 3 covers. The labels are lightly rubbed with chipping to the Vol. 3 label. Half-title, title & 368 pages; and half-title, title & 416 pages. There is scattered foxing throughout the volumes with some rippling to the pages. There is a small piece out of the front edge of the Vol. 2 half-title. The top page corners of Vol. 3 are lightly bumped with small pieces out of the top corners of 3 leaves. Both volumes have a faintly musty smell. Good. Volumes 2 and 3 only of the rare first edition [lacks Volume 1].Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni [1785-1873] was an Italian poet and novelist. I Promessi Sposi [The Betrothed] was his most famous work and is generally regarded as a masterpiece of world literature. The work is also seen as a symbol of the Italian Risorgimento both because of its patriotic message and because of its significance in the development of the modern Italian language.The text is in Italian. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geognostische Umrisse der Rheinländer zwischen Basel und Mainz mit besonderer Rücksicht auf das Vorkommen des Steinsalzes. Nach Beobachtungen entworfen, auf einer Reise im Jahre 1823 gesammelt. Erster und Zweiter Theil (in einem Band). Nebst einem Blatte geognostischer Profile.

      Essen, Bädeker, 1825 - VIII, 324 UND VIII, 444 Seiten. Beide Teile in einem Band! Buch dem Alter entsprechend in gutem Zustand. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar. Seiten gebräunt und teils wasserfleckig, Text sauber. Detaillierte Fotos auf Anfrage. petrominera_alt. 057 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collezione dei monumenti sepolcrali del Cimitero di Bologna

      1825-1827, Bologna 1825 - Pubblicata da Giovanni Zecchi stampatore. 4 tomi in 2 vol. in 8°, 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, con antiporte calcog. e grande pianta ripiegata del Cimitero, due frontespizi in italiano e francese per ogni tomo. Incisioni di Francesco Franceschini, Pietro Romagnoli, Giuseppe Rosaspina, L. Carlini, Antonio Verico e Nicola Mellini. Legatura in mezza pelle, con titoli e fregi dorati al dorso, piatti marmorizzati. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        O prirozenosti rostlin aneb Rostlinar: obsahugjcj popsánj a wyobrazenj rostlin podlé radu prirozených zporádané, . ustanowený pro lékare, hogice, hospodáre, umelce, remeslnjky a wychowatele . Djl druhy [erste Hälfte von Teil II dieses Werkes]

      Praha 1825 - OHLWd., 264 Seiten (zwei Lagen falsch eingebunden), kolorierte Tafeln Nr. 1-44 (es fehlt Taf. 37), 24 x 30,5 cm, außer Taf. 37 fehlt auch das Titelblatt, von außen berieben und bestoßen, Seite 1-2 zerknittert und angeschmutzt, ganz vereinzelt Flecken, anfangs leicht wurmfraßspurig, Bindung zw. S. 2 u. 3 gelockert, sonst aber sauber, ohne Anmerkungen, insgesamt guter Zustand. Book Language/s: cz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        View Near Fort Miller. No. 10 of the Hudson River Port Folio (later No. 9)

      Henry J. Megarey, New York 1825 - 1st state. Aquatint, colored by hand, by John Hill, after W.G. Wall. Sight Size: 16 7/8 x 22 5/8 inches. In white gold leaf frame, close framed, 23 1/8 x 28 7/8 inches. A great example of one of the earliest and finest American printed landscapes This serene landscape portrait looking down the great Hudson River toward West Point is a fine example of the Wall/Hill collaboration in which an apparently straightforward depiction of water, trees, hills and sky creates a rich, evocative mood, a sense of vast calm. In the first state, this is plate 10 and in the subsequent state plate 9. Its text begins: "VIEW NEAR FORT MILLER BRIDGE. / FORT MILLER is a small village in the township of Argyle and Washington county; thirty-seven miles north of Albany, and thirteen south of Sandy-Hill. The great post-road from Albany crosses the bridge at this place. There are some considerable rapids and falls near this place; the latter of which were about eight feet in height when this view of the river was taken. Over these falls it is by no means unusual for raftmen to precipitate their rafts. General Putnam is said to have been the first who tried this daring achievement. A party of Indians came suddenly upon him, as he was lying near the rapids with a bateau and five men. The situation of this village is pleasing; the country about it picturesque; and the soil favourable to cultivation." In the summer of 1820 the Irish-born and trained landscape artist William Guy Wall (1792-after 1864) went on an extended sketching tour of the Hudson River Valley and its environs. A selection of Wall's watercolors recording sights on his tour was engraved by the master printmaker John Hill (1770-1850) in The Hudson River Portfolio, published in New York City by Henry J. Megarey between 1821 and 1825. Long considered a cornerstone in the development of American printmaking and landscape painting, its twenty topographical views cover roughly 212 miles of the 315-mile course of the Hudson River. This undertaking paved the way for a wider public appreciation of landscape in the United States. The first series of prints to make Americans aware of the beauty and sublimity of their own scenery, the seminal Portfolio helped to stimulate national pride and cultural identity. Koke, A Checklist # 92; Deak, Picturing America #320; from New York Historical Society notes to an exhibition.

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        VUES PITTORESQUES D'ITALIE, DESSINEES D'APRES NATURE par M. Coignet, Et Lithographiees par Mlle Villeneuve, MM. Allaux, Bichebois, Deroy, Enfantin, Gue, Gudin, Joly, Sabatier, Villeneuve, etc., etc. 1 Livraison.

      Paris, France: Sazerac et Duval; Dondey-Dupre Pere Et Fils; Mme Brossier, 1825. Title page followed by 60 engraved plates, preceded by a handwritten sheet containing the plate titles. Most of the plates have minor to moderate foxing to the margins only, not affecting the plates. The margin of each plate is stamped with the official seal of Sazerac et Duval. Almost every plate has the original tissue guard laid-in loose. Previous owners' engraved bookplate neatly on the inside front cover Joh. A. v. Gerdten. The leather spine and board edges are moderately to heavily worn, remaining intact and attractive, with a marbled paper-covered interior panel on the boards. This volume measures over 21 inches tall by 15 inches wide. First edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Folio.

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        Tausend und Eine Nacht. Arabische Erzählungen. Zum erstenmal aus einer Tunesischen Handschrift ergänzt und vollständig übersetzt von Max. Habicht, F. H. van der Hagen und Karl Schall.

      Breslau, Josef Max, 1825. - Small 8vo. 15 vols., uniformly bound in near-contemporary half calf with gilt spine and red spine labels. First printing of this German edition, based on a complete translation prepared by Antoine Galland (1646-1715). The so-called "Galland ms." which he had bought in 1701 is the oldest Arabic text extant (dating from 1450 or later). Maximilian Habicht (1775-1839) lived in Paris for a decade as a member of the Prussian delegation. He knew vernacular Arabic well and separately published an edition of the Arabic text of the "Nights" (cf. Fück). - Slightly browned; bookplates of the Viennese collector Rudolf Jelinek on pastedowns; collector's stamps to titles. Chauvin IV, 248. Hayn/Gotendorf V, 276. Cf. Fück 157. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A letter to John Harvey, Esq. containing an examination of a pamphlet, entitled 'Mrs. Graham's statement of facts' relative to the balloon.

      Norwich, Burks and Kinnebrook, printers. [1825]. 8vo., 29 + (3)pp., including the final blank, title a little dust marked else a fine, uncut, copy, sewn as issued, now preserved in a modern cloth portfolio, spine gilt lettered. First and only edition. This is a long letter of complaint about the unsatisfactory preparation and launch of a manned balloon which Stark had been asked to fill with gas prior to launch. The flight had been organised by the enthusiastic 'patron of aerostation', the Norwich alderman, Colonel John Harvey. The balloon belonged to the celebrated Margaret Graham ('Mrs. Graham the only English Female Aeronaut') and her husband. In the event, on this occasion the balloon ascended with Colonel John Harvey and Mrs Graham as passengers, Mrs Graham having taken the place of her husband in order to reduce the payload. Ascending from Richmond Hill, Norwich, the balloon travelled only 6½ miles in a 19-minute flight.

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        Memoirs of Samuel Pepys

      , 1825. 1825. First Edition . PEPYS, Samuel. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys… Comprising His Diary From 1659 to 1669, Deciphered… And a Selection from His Private Correspondence. Edited by Richard, Lord Braybrooke. London: Henry Colburn, 1825. Two volumes. Quarto, contemporary full calf sympathetically rebacked in calf-gilt, red and green morocco spine labels, raised bands, original marbled endpapers and edges. $2600.First edition of Samuel Pepys

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        A Sketch of the Life, Condemnation, and Death of the Three Thayers...

      1825. A Murderous Trio of Brothers in Buffalo, New York [Broadside]. [Execution]. [New York State]. A Sketch of the Life, Condemnation, and Death of the Three Thayers, Who Were Hanged at Buffalo, on the 17th of June, 1825, for the Murder of John Love. [Buffalo, NY, S.n., 1825. 18" x 11 1/2" broadside. Text in two columns, woodcut illustrations of three caskets. Light browning and foxing, vertical and horizontal fold lines, moderate edgewear, two small holes with negligible loss to text, a few early repairs to verso along fold lines. $2,850. * Nelson, Israel and Isaac Thayer were brothers. Nelson and Israel, farmers who who appear to have been lazy, owed a considerable amount of money to John Love, a wealthy bachelor who boarded with Nelson. Unable to clear their debts, the two older brtohers enlisted their younger brother, Isaac, to murder Love. The broadside account concludes: "There is probably a parallel case to this in the history of man. It was truly afflicting to see three young men, brothers, thus brought to an ignominious death for a crime committed to gratify a love for idleness and a lust for money. May all others take warning by their example." OCLC locates 3 copies (New-York Historical Society, American Antiquarian Society, University of Michigan, Clements Library).

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        Tulip watercolour - Anonymous, c. 1825.

      PORTERT VAN EEN OPEN GELE TULPGouache van de hand van een vermoedelijk Hollandsche meester, vervaardigd rond 1825. Het papier is van een watermerk voorzien ?J. Whatman Turkey Mill 1824??.Prijs: ? 1.950,- (incl. lijst).

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        Venice - Christian Gottlob Hammer after Zygmunt Vogel, 1825.

      RARE VIEW OF VENICE ?Ansicht von Venedig?, rare aquatint in original hand colouring by Christian Gottlob Hammer after a drawing by Zygmunt Vogel, published c. 1825 by Kunstverlag L. von Kleist in Dresden. Size: 36,7 x 52,7 cm (view)Zygmunt Vogel (1764-1826) studied in Kiel before returning to Warsaw to work in the studio of King Stanis?aw II August. He travelled on a royal scolarschip to Cracow and the surrounding area to paint landscapes of the local countryside. In the period from 1785-86 he painted dozens of views of Warsaw. From 1787-1800 he travelled the length and breadth of Poland, painting watercolours of castles, ruins, old villages and family homes. He was Poland?s second most important painter of views. In 1790 he fought for his country and after the war, in 1804, he was appointed Pofessor of Architecture at the military academy. In 1817 he was appointed professor of art at Wasaw University by Tsar Alexander I, and decorated the following year.Christian Gottlob Hammer (1779-1854) was an influential German landscape painter and engraver.Price: ?2.250,- (incl. frame, excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Allgemeine Auflösung der Aufgabe: die Theile einer gegebnen Fläche auf einer andern gegenen Fläche so abzubilden, dass die Abbildung dem Abgebildeten in den kleinsten Theilen ähnlich ist.

      Altona: Hammerich, 1825. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. In: Schumacher's Astronomische Abhandlungen, 1825, 3. Heft, pp. 1-30, Altona, Hammerich- und Heineking'sche Buchdruckerey. Whole volume: 3 parts (Heft 1 to 3), all published, 1823-25, 8vo. (228 x 178 mm), [4], 58, [2] pp.; [6], 112 pp.; [4], 100 pp., with 3 of 12 engraved plates only (lacks all 9 plates in part 2). Contemporary cloth (soiled, foot of spine damaged, head of spine heavily bumped), pages browned (titles stronger) and somewhat soiled, repair to lower margin of plate 3 of part 3, minor, mainly marginal dampstaining to vol. 2. The Gauss paper is complete in itself. ---Kirchner 3475. - Peschel, Gesch. der Erdkunde S. 669. ADB XXXIII 32. VERY RARE FIRST EDITION of a prize essay by "The Prince of Mathematics" who also devoted much of his time to astronomy and magnetism. The problem solved here is the method of conformal mapping allowed surfaces to be bent onto another given surface without stretching or tearing.It is contained in a complete volume of Astronomische Abhandlungen herausg. von H. C. Schumacher, 3 parts. Altona, 1823-25, which also contains important contributions by Wilhelm Olbers (Verzeichnis aller bisher berechneten Cometenbahnen), Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (Beitrag zur Kometentheorie) and Jos. Fraunhofer (Détermination du pouvoir réfringent et dispersif de différentes espèces de verre..., Theorie der Höfe, Nebensonnen und verwandter Phänomene...) --- Schumacher, Freund Gauss' gründete das erste astronomische Fachjournal Deutschlands. Enthält Beiträge von Wilhelm Olbers (Verzeichnis aller bisher berechneten Cometenbahnen), Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (Beitrag zur Kometentheorie) und Jos. Fraunhofer (Détermination du pouvoir réfringent et dispersif de différentes espèces de verre..., Theorie der Höfe, Nebensonnen und verwandter Phänomene..., Vergl. Darmstädter S. 359) u.a. Es fehlen die 9 Kupfertafeln in Heft 2. Good.

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        Danske Fortaellinger.

      Trykt hos Andreas Seidelin, Kjobenhavn [Kopenhagen] 1825. - in dänischer Sprache, 8°, Halbledereinband, X und 392 Seiten first print of this important piece of Danish litterature. Einband stark berieben, am Rücken kleine Läsur, Ecken bestossen; Block stock- und fingerfleckig, erste Seiten eselsohrig; sonst gut.

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        Selections From the Various Authors Who Have Written Concerning Brazil; More Particularly Respecting the Captaincy of Minas Geraes, and the Gold Mines of That Province

      Effingham Wilson, London 1825 - Finest copy available of this scarce title. This edition is bound in full leather, with marbled endpapers, decorative stamping on the cover, gilt stamping on the edges of the boards, raised bands on the spine and gilt lettering on a leather spine label. Text is clean and crisp; light wear to spine at bottom. Frontispiece is a map of the Minas Geraes region of Brazil. 182 pages, including references; approx. 6"x8". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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