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        Proofs of the Illustrations to Shakespeare's Dramatic Works, published by Charles Whittingham, Chiswick, 1826

      [London: Charles Whittingham at the Chiswick Press, 1826] - Charles Whittingham's (the uncle) very popular 1826 edition in 10 volumes, was edited by the scholar Samuel Weller Signer, with a life of the author by Dr. Charles Symmons. The verso of the title-page reads "With sixty engravings on wood, by John Thompson; from drawings by Stothard, Corbould, Harvey, etc. . in ten volumes". This delightful set of proofs contains a total of 73 images, including the portrait of Shakespeare by Stothard, and the wonderful full-page frontispiece, designed by Harvey 12mo. 73 wood engravings on 65 leaves, engraved by John Thompson after drawings by Stothard, Corbould, Harvey, et. al. Full straight-grained blue morocco, stamp-signed by the binder "J. Leighton Brewer St" (his address after 1820). Bookplate of Clarence C. Bemis and one other: an intriguing and highly unusual bookplate, reading "The Last political Prisoners Unconditionally Released by the United States. December 22. 1923," and a quotation from THE TEMPEST: "This Music Crept By Me Upon the Waters." Joints slightly rubbed, internally fine. See Warren, The Charles Whittingham Printers, pp. 101 & 107; Muir, Victorian Illustrated Books, pp. 53-54

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        Narrative of travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the years 1822, 1823, and 1824 . extending across the great desert to the tenth degree of Northern latitude, and from Kouka in Bornou, to Sackatoo, the capital of the Fellatah

      John Murray, London 1826 - xlviii+335 pages with frontispiece, and 35 plates which include one hand colored and one a fold out map; [2]+269 pages with 8 plates and appendix. Quarto (10 1/2" x 8 3/4") in original leather with gilt vignette to edges. New spine with raised bands and gilt lettering. 1st edition. Hugh Clapperton was born in Annan, Dumfriesshire, where his father was a surgeon. He gained some knowledge of practical mathematics and navigation, and at thirteen was apprenticed on board a vessel which traded between Liverpool and North America. After having made several voyages across the Atlantic Ocean, he was impressed for the navy, in which he soon rose to the rank of midshipman. During the Napoleonic Wars he saw a good deal of active service, and at the storming of Port Louis, Mauritius, in November 1810, he was first in the breach and hauled down the French flag. In 1814 he went to Canada, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant, and to the command of a schooner on the Canadian lakes. In 1817, when the flotilla on the lakes was dismantled, he returned home on half-pay. In 1820 Clapperton removed to Edinburgh, where he made the acquaintance of Walter Oudney, who aroused in him an interest in African travel. Lieutenant G. F. Lyon, having returned from an unsuccessful attempt to reach Bornu from Tripoli, the British government determined on a second expedition to that country. Walter Oudney was appointed by Lord Bathurst, then colonial secretary, to proceed to Bornu as consul and Hugh Clapperton and Dixon Denham were added to the party. From Tripoli, early in 1822, they set out southward to Murzuk, and from this point Clapperton and Oudney visited the Ghat oasis. Kuka, of Bornu, was reached in February 17, 1823, and Lake Chad seen for the first time by Europeans. At Bornu the travellers were well received by the sultan; and after remaining in the country until December 14 they again set out for the purpose of exploring the course of the Niger. At Murmur, on the road to Kano, Oudney died (January 1824). Clapperton continued his journey alone through Kano to Sokoto, the capital of the Fula Empire, where by order of Sultan Bello he was obliged to stop, though the Niger was only five days' journey to the west. Worn out with his travel he returned by way of Zaria and Katsina to Kuka, where he again met Denham. The two travellers then set out, for Tripoli, reached on the January 26, 1825. An account of the travels was published in under the title of Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa in the years 1822 - 1823 and 1824 (1826). Immediately after his return Clapperton was raised to the rank of commander, and sent out with another expedition to Africa, the sultan Bello of Sokoto having professed his eagerness to open up trade with the west coast. Clapperton landed at Badagry in the Bight of Benin, and started overland for the Niger on the December 7 1825, having with him his servant Richard Lemon Lander, Captain Pearce, and Dr. Morrison, navy surgeon and naturalist. Before the month was out Pearce and Morrison were dead of fever. Clapperton continued his journey, and, passing through the Yoruba country, in January 1826 he crossed the Niger at Bussa, the spot where Mungo Park had died twenty years before. In July he arrived at Kano. Thence he went to Sokoto, intending afterwards to go to Bornu. The sultan, however, detained him, and being seized with dysentery he died near Sokoto. Clapperton was the first European to make known from personal observation the Hausa states, which he visited soon after the establishment of the Sokoto Empire by the Fula. In 1829 appeared the Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa, &c., by the late Clapperton, to which was prefaced a biographical sketch of the explorer by his uncle, Lieut.-colonel S. Clapperton. Richard Lemon Lander, who had brought back the journal of his master, also published Records of Captain Clapperton's Last Expedition to Africa . . . with the subsequent [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 127]. Quatuor pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle [Subtitle]: composé et dedié à Son Altesse Monseigneur le Prince Nicolas de Galitzin Lieutenant Colonel de la Garde de Sa Majesté Impériale de toutes les Russies par Louis v. Beethoven Oeuvre 127. [Set of parts]

      Mayence: fils de B. Schott [PN] 2351. [1826]. Folio. Sewn. Preserved in a custom-made russett cloth clamshell box with printed paper label to spine. 1f. (title, verso blank), [1] (blank), 2-13; [1] (title), 2-12; [1] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank); [1] (title), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Slightly foxed; overpaste to imprint to first volume partially removed. A very good, wide-margined copy overall. . First Edition, first issue. Kinsky-Halm p. 385. Dorfmüller-Weinhold p. 232. Hirsch IV, 399. Hoboken 2, 510. "After completing the Ninth Symphony in early 1824, Beethoven spent the two and a half years that remained to him writing with increasing ease, it seems, and exclusively in the medium of the string quartet. The five late string quartets contain Beethoven's greatest music, or so at least many listeners in the 20th century came to feel. The first of the five, op. 127 in Eb of 1824-5, shows all the important characteristics of this unique body of music." Joseph Kerman and Alan Tyson (with Scott G. Burnham) in Grove online

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        An Atlas of Ancient Geography: comprehended in Sixteen Maps, Selected from the Most Approved Works, to Elucidate the Writings of the Ancient Authors, Both Sacred and Profane (Hand Colored Maps Map)

      Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner, 1826. Professionally rebacked half maroon morocco leather with marbled boards. Maps included are: SACRED GEOGRAPHY: The Places recorded in the Five Books of Moses, The Purveyorships of the Reign of Solomon, The Countries travelled by the Apostles. ECCLESIASTICAL GEOGRAPHY: Oriental Patriarchs, Occidental Patriarchs. GEOGRAPHY OF ANTIQUITIES: The (Known) Earth, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Africa, Ancient Spain, Ancient Italy, Ancienct Macedonia & Thessalia, Ancient Germany, Ancient Great Britian, and Palestine. Maps have very light spotting not detracting from the beautiful hand colored maps. Lacking map of Ancient Greece. WorldCat reports that only five of these atlas survive in libraries. One at each of the following: The Library of Congress, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers, and Columbia. EXTREEMLY RARE, never been at auction. Tanner's career as a mapmaker began in the early 19th Century. He had a hand in publishing many of the most important American maps of the first half of the 19th Century. His business was carried on by his son Thomas Tanner and Henry Carey.. Half Morocco Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover.

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        Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans : In Which Elephants and Wild Beast Were Employed or Slain.

      The Author., London 1826 - xv, 516pp, large folding map, 10 plates. '. And the remarkable local agreement of history with the remains of such animals found in Europe and Siberia. Containing life of Genghis Khan, Grand Khan Kublai, Tamerlane, their battles, grand hunting expeditions, Siberia in summer, Mongol sovereigns, fisheries of the walrus, called mammoth by Siberians: errors arising therefrom.-Roman wars and sports with elephants and wild beast, history of Roman Britain, ending A.D.427: York the Head Quarters of the Roman Empire for three years.-British Emperors; powerful fleet.-Mines; wealth Amphitheatres.-Conquest of Gaul and Spain by the British Emperor Maximus.' Boards are medium wear with rubbing, contents are yellowed with offset from some images, wormed and misfolding to map but otherwise a good research copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage autour du monde, exécuté par ordre du Roi, sur la corvette de Sa Majesté, La Coquille, pendant les années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. ZOOLOGIE par Lesson et Garnot.

      - Paris, A. Bertrand, 1826-1830. 4 text volumes (bound in 2). Large 4to (295 x 225mm) and 1 folio atlas (492 x 315mm), with 157 (2 plain) beautifully colour-printed engraved plates, finished by hand. Contemporary half calf, gilt lettered spines (one text volume recently bound to match, the remaining volumes a bit rubbed) . The complete zoological part of Duperrey's famous circumnavigation with the "Coquille". Louis-Isidore Duperrey (1786-1865) made his first voyage around the world with L. de Freycinet in 1817-1820. Already 2 years later he set sail on the "Coquille" with J.S.C. Dumont d'Urville as second in command. On this long voyage, an impressive array of geological, botanical and zoological specimens were collected, which were housed in the "Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle" after their return in Marseille in 1825. On board the well-known French pharmacist and ornithologist R. Lesson served as naturalist and surgeon. The large collections and exhaustive zoological descriptions (especially regarding the birds) were made by him, together with P. Garnot and F.E. Guérin-Méneville. Of the beautiful 157 plates, 44 depict birds (of which many were new to science), 38 fishes, 9 mammals, 7 reptiles, 16 molluscs, 16 zoophytes, 5 crustaceans, and 22 insects. All are very finely colour-printed (many finished by hand) after drawings by J.G. Prêtre, R.P. Lesson, Bévalet, Prévost, and a few others."The aims of the expedition, it will be remembered, had been largely scientific and Duperrey had well carried out his instructions in this respect. The geologists thanked Lesson especially for the 300 samples of rock he had brought back. D'Urville was praised for his botanical work, and the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle received with gratitude 1,200 insects, 450 of which had not been available before, most of them collected by d'Urville. There were in addition 264 birds and quadrupeds, 63 reptiles, and 288 fishes, more than 80 of them new specimens (Dunmore II, pp. 152-153).The work is usually found with some foxing. In our copy about one third of the plates have been more or less seriously affected.Fine Bird Books 73; Nissen ZBI, 1210 & IVB, 280; Wood 327; B.M.(N.H.) II, 604. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Treatise of Mechanics, Theoretical, Practical, and Descriptive. Plates

      London: Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, (and others). 1826. Fourth edition, corrected and Improved. Issued in three volumes: two of text and one of plates this is the PLATE VOLUME ONLY. Full contemporary red crushed calf, ruled and titled in gilt. 63 plates, mostly folding. Darkening to the boards, considerable rubbing to the joints, foxing, mostly to the margins of the plates, still a sound, good copy. Mathematician Joseph Ray's copy, with his ownership signature: "Joseph Ray, M.D. Woodward High School, Cincinnati, (date indecipherable). 2 volumes & plates, $15.25." Ray was a professor of mathematics and wrote several books on the subject, beginning in 1834 with An Introduction to Ray's Eclectic Arithmetic, the first of a series of six textbooks which became the most popular and widely used American mathematics textbooks of the Nineteenth Century. They also formed the basis for Ray's Mathematical Series of textbooks. As late as 1913, annual sales exceeded a quarter of a million copies a year, and total sales of the arithmetic books alone are estimated at 120 million copies. The success of Ray's Arithmetic series prompted his publisher to seek an author for a set of readers. They chose William Holmes McGuffey, who joined Ray on the faculty of Woodward College, and where he wrote the McGuffey Readers which surpassed even Ray's Arithmetics to become the most popular textbooks ever written. .

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        An Illustrated Introduction to Lamarck's Conchology; Contained in His Histoire Naturelle Des Animaux Sans Vertebres: Being a Literal Translation of the Descriptions of the Recent and Fossil Genera.

      Longmans, Green & Co., London 1826 - First edition in quarter calf over brown cloth. 4 raised bands and blind stamped decoration where leather joins cloth. New binding but not recent. All edges gilt. Small stain mark affecting three of the plate edges and the text pages. 2 small worm holes running through. 22 hand-finished colour plates as called for in near fine condition and all tissue guards present. Attractive looking volume. Pp. iv, 47 plus plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American Bible Printed in Spanish: La Biblia Sagrada, a saber: El Antiguo y el Nuevo Testamento, traducidos de la Vulgata Latina en espanol.

      Edicion Estereotipica por A. Chandler,, New York: 1826 - A scarce American Bible printed in Spanish, the personal copy of Ebenezer Nye (1799 - 1891), ship's captain from Sandwich Massachusetts, who was the master of the brig Cicero when it sailed on a trading voyage from New York to Maracaibo, Venezuela. The Mystic Seaport at Connecticut owns Captain Nye's journal from this voyage which "Mentions shipboard routine, and navigational information. Cicero was driven ashore and wrecked while approaching Maracaibo. The crew fought off Indians and salvaged part of the cargo. (Nye then spent 4 months in Bogata, returning to Maracaibo in November 1827.)" The front free end paper has Nye's signature, and below it, "Maracaibo, 22 July 1827", which suggests that this Bible may have been acquired in gratitude for surviving the shipwreck and subsequent attack. The August 11, 1891 obituary in the Sandwich Observer notes that "Capt. Nye was a proficient scholar in all geographical, geometrical, mathematical and astronomical studies, and many of the younger navigators of the bay cruisers are graduates of his winter evening school he taught for their benefit. His observation of the planets on the bright starry evenings were ever a delight to the school teachers and scholars of his village, and writing up his surveys of harbors and rivers along our coast for "Blunt's American Coast Pilot", rendered him a proficient pilot for nearly every harbor along the entire length of our coast and the Gulf of Mexico." Nye's son Ebenezer F. Nye was also a ship's captain, master of the Mt. Wollaston, which disappeared in the Arctic.Secondary title: "Nueva Edition, a costa de la socieded Americana de la Biblia, conforme a la segunda, que revista y corregida publico su mismo traductor el ano de 1797 en Madrid. " Thick 8vo, with two parts in one volume, 928pp; 251pp. Text in two columns. Original dark brown leather, with gilt title at black spine. Spine rubbed, with vertical crack. Outer hinges cracked but holding. Internally, faint damp mark early and late pages, otherwise clean. OCLC: 3107034 cites 7 copies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cruikshank, George] Presentation Copy: Phrenological Illustrations

      George Cruikshank, Sold by J. Robins and Co., London 1826 - Oblong folio. Original printed boards with cover illustration, thin calf spine. PRESENTATION COPY: "W. Blackwood Esq. with the Complm. Geo. Cruikshank" signed boldly along the top of the front cover (across 15 inches). 16pp, six full page black and white illustrations. Scarce first issue with the original tissue guards water marked. Scarce with presentation inscription. Housed in folding cloth slipcase. Book with wear, original boards neatly detached. Superb bookplate of B. George Ulizio and Addie H. Homan. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Recensio Synoptica Annotationis Sacrae, Being a Critical Digest and Synoptical Arrangement of the Most Important Annotations on the New Testament .accompanied with a Copious Body of Original Annotations, in Eight Volumes

      London: Rivington, 1826, London - Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. eight volumes complete, original publisher's cloth, paper labels, spine to vol 2 missing, bindings much worn, some spines torn and boards detached, spines chipped at ends, (boards all present but the set needs rebinding), text blocks throughout clean and sound. Volumes 1 to 3 were published as Part One in 1826. A further three volumes were planned to complete the work, but had expanded to five volumes when they finally appeared in 1828. Scarce theological work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cases illustrative of the remedial effects of acupuncturation

      Philadelphia, 1826. <p>One of the First American Scientific Efforts to Alleviate Pain: the First American Study of Acupuncture, Together with First English Translation of Ten Rhyne&#39;s "De acupunctura"</p><p>(1) Bache, Franklin (1792-1864). Cases illustrative of the remedial effects of acupucturation. In North American Medical and Surgical Journal 1 (1826): 311-321. (2) [Ten Rhyne, Wilhelm (1648-1700).] Wilhelmi Ten Rhyne M.D. Transisalano. Daventriensis, Dissertatio de arthritide: Mantissa schematica: De acupunctura, et orationes tres . . . In ibid.: 198-204. (3) Hewson, Thomas. Case of ecthyma cachecticum, with observations. In ibid.: 89-94; 2 hand-colored plates. Whole volume, 8vo. viii, [2], 495, [3, incl. adverts.]pp. 3 plates. 212 x 133 mm. 19th century half calf, marbled boards, leather spine label. Minor foxing and toning, but very good. From the Svenska Läkaresällskapets Bibliotek, with the library&#39;s 19th century stamp on the title and front cover and library label inside front cover.</p><p>(1) First Edition of the first original study of acupuncture published in North America, and one of the earliest American publications on the alleviation of pain. Franklin Bache, great-grandson of Benjamin Franklin, was the first American to perform original research on acupuncture. In 1825 Bache had issued his translation of J. Morand&#39;s Mémoire sur l&#39;acupuncture (1825) under the title Memoir on Acupuncturation; this was the first book on acupuncture to be published in America (see Garrison-Morton 6374.15). The same year, Bache conducted his own experimental study of acupuncture, which he recorded in the present paper.</p><p>"As assistant physician at the state penitentiary in Philadelphia, Bache determined in 1825 to test acupuncture on the prisoners whom he was called upon to serve. With the aid of a colleague, he used the needles to treat 12 different prisoners who were suffering from highly painful afflictions: three with muscular rheumatism, four with &#39;chronic pains,&#39; three with neuralgia, and two with ophthalmia. He also used acupuncture among the prisoners in relieving several lesser pains, including a headache accompanying bilious fever, the head pain of an epileptic, an elastic tumor near the elbow joint, and a dull pain caused by pulmonic inflammation.</p><p>"Bache reported varying successes. In summarizing 17 subsequent cases, some of which were not among the prisoners, he noted that seven "were completely cured, seven considerably relieved, and in the remaining three cases, the remedy produced no effect." </p>"Over all, Bache was convinced that the measure offered great promise for "removing and mitigating pain." He concluded that it could well be &#39;a proper remedy in almost all diseases, whose prominent symptom is pain&#39;" (Cassedy, pp. 894-895).</p><p>Bache was one of the very few American physicians in the early nineteenth century to adopt acupuncture as a method of pain relief, despite the fact that the practice was enjoying a considerable vogue in Europe at the time. This volume of the North American Medical and Surgical Journal includes several brief abstracts from European journals on the uses of acupuncture; see pp. 225-227 and 448-449.</p><p>(2) First English Translation of Ten Rhyne&#39;s aphorisms on acupuncture, originally included in his Dissertatio de arthritide (1683; see Garrison-Morton 6374.10). Ten Rhyne&#39;s "De acupuntura" represents the first detailed description of acupuncture published in the West. The anonymous translators added a brief historical introduction and a copy of Ten Rhyne&#39;s illustration of an acupuncture needle and hammer.</p><p>(3) Hewson&#39;s article on ecthyma (a skin infection similar to impetigo) is remarkable for its hand-colored plates, which are among the earliest to appear in an American medical periodical. </p><p>Volume 1 of the North American Medical and Surgical Journal is very rare on the market. This is the first copy we have handled in 40 years of trading. Nor have we ever heard of an offprint of Bache&#39;s paper. Cassedy, "Early uses of acupuncture in the United States, with an addendum (1826) by Franklin Bache, M.D.," Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 50 (1974): 892-906. "Wilhelm Ten Rhyne&#39;s De acupunctura: An 1826 translation," Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 34 (1979): 81-92. Lu & Needham, Celestial Lancets, p. 299. 40833</p>

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        Instructions to Young Sportsmen in All that Relates to Guns and Shooting

      London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1826 - Inscribed on the half-title "E.L. Junr.from the author July 1826 Fifth edition, corrected and improved; with explanatory plates and woodcuts. 8vo. Illustrated with plates and wood-cuts. Three quarter green morocco, gilt spine, a.e.g., by Morrell. Some light rubbing to extremities, Very nice copy. Bookplate of Edward Hambleton [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sketches of a Tour to the Lakes, of the Character and Customs of the Chippeway Indians. And of incidents connected with the Treaty of Fond du Lac. Also a Vocabulary of the Algic or Chippeway Language

      viii-[9]-493+[1] pages with 6 of 29 plates, three appendices: Copy of the Journal of the Proceedings under the treaty of Fond Du Lac, as noted by the Secretary, TREATY Between the United States of American and the Chippeway tribe of Indians; concluded August 5, 1826 and Vocabulary of the Algic, or Chippeway Language. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spine. (Hpwes: M132, Sabin 43407, Field 994, Pilling: 2383) First edition.Thomas McKenney started as a merchant. In 1815 he ran a commission store near the ferry wharf in Georgetown. He was also on the board of directors of the Bank of Columbia, in Georgetown, with John Cox, John Threlkeld, and Henry Foxall. In 1816 McKenney secured a Federal appointment as Superintendent of Indian Trade. In those days delegations of Indians that came to Washington generally stayed in hotel rooms; the beds had been removed to accommodate their preference for sleeping on the ground. Some of these representatives of southern and western tribes also visited Weston, McKenney?s farm on Georgetown Heights. In 1820, Sans Nerf, a chief of the Great Osages, and two companions, were there. In the winter of 1821-22 a delegation of Pawnee, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Miami, Sioux, and Chippewa Indians came to the farm, and in 1824, Cherokee chief Elijah Hicks was there. The Factory System of government trading posts involved commodities as coffee, sugar, lead, salt, penknives, northwest blankets, calico, and strouding (coarse woolen cloth used in the Indian trade). What came back were furs. The Factory System ended in 1822, over opposition by the John Jacob Astor?s American Fur Company, and by manufacturers and merchants who resented McKenney, and the Georgetown merchants he favored. One such merchant was John Cox, importer and banker, and later mayor of Georgetown. Cox loaned money to McKenney to buy Weston, and McKenney bought from Cox for the Indian trade, nearly to the exclusion of other merchants. From 1824 to 1830, McKenney served as Superintendent of Indian Affairs. While his upbringing as a merchant had no doubt prepared him for the earlier position, supervising the Indian Trade, his qualifications to be an architect of Indian policy are harder to picture. McKenney?s transactions with the ?civilized? southern tribes had, at one time, persuaded him that Indians might be able to adopt white values, and McKenney made several experiments along these lines of his own (albeit at government expense). In 1818, James Lawrence MacDonald, son of a Choctaw woman and a white man, raised by Baltimore Quakers, came to Weston, McKenney?s farm on Georgetown Heights, and worked for him at the War Department. In 1827 McKenney brought two Creek boys back to Washington to be educated. One was William Barnard, son of Major Timpoochee Barnard, an ally of Andrew Jackson in the Creek War. A boy named Lee Compere was William Barnard?s companion. The boys remained with McKenney for three years. Finally, in 1828, Dougherty Colbert, age 15, the son of a Chickasaw chief, came to live at Weston, to attend school in Georgetown. Colbert was praised by McKenney for losing the Chickasaw language! Although these views would seem to conform to those generally ascribed to Andrew Jackson, in 1830 McKenney was dismissed for not being in harmony with the Indian policy of the Jackson administration. At the same time President Jackson ordered the War Department to remove McKenney?s Indian boys from school and return them to their people. The present volume describes the author's expedition to the Chippewa, Winnegago, and Menominee tribes and the signing of the treaty of Fond du Lac in 1827.Condition:Six of 29 plates, lacks all the colored plates and the frontispiece. Old institutional embossed stamped to title and institutional book plate to front paste down, spine professional repaired, foxing through out else a good to very good copy.

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        Recherches Expérimentales, Physiologiques Et Chimiques, Sur La Digestion, Considérée Dans Les Quatre Classes D'Animaux Vertébrés [ 2 volumes complete ]

      Chez J B Baillière, Libraire Éditeur, rue de L'École de Mèdecine N°147, Paris - Même Maison, 3 Bedford Street, Bedford Square, London 1826 - Original cloth spined boards, VG. 2 volumes, G+. tp+v-xxiv+417pp, tp+326+1pp, tables, index to each volume, boards & spine rather grubby, original leather lettering pieces in good order, corners & edges worn & bumped, occasional pencil annotation to the margins, paper with scattered light foxing, Ex Library with a pair of ink stamps to the titles & no other library evidence, a fair set of a scarce work. One of the milestones in the study of the digestive processes of man & mammals. The anatomist Freidrich Tiedemann [ 1781 - 1861 ] & chemist Leopold Gmelin [ 1788 - 1853 ] joined forces at Heidelberg University to study the process of digestion with each contributing much, in their respective fields, to further the understanding of the digestion of food to the limits of science in the early 19th century. They made several important discoveries & proved much - such as the fact digestion is not solely conducted in the stomach, discovered glucose in the blood converted from starch & other foodstuffs by proteins, discovered taurine, etc etc. Garrison Morton 988 . 975 grams. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MISSION TO SIAM, AND TO HUE THE CAPITAL OF COCHIN CHINA,IN THE YEARS 1821-2. From the Journal of the Late George Finlayson, Esq. Surgeon and Naturalist to the Mission. With a Memoir of the Author by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.

      AN EARLY AND VALUABLE PRIMARY WORK ON S.E. ASIA London 1826, - Murray. Original 3/4 red leather over marbledboards, 427p., engraved frontispiece, 13.5 x 21.5 cm.,coversa bit scuffed, bit of minor foxing to frontis and title pageelse contents very clean, solid. FIRST EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        De la culture des truffes, ou manière d'obtenir par des plants artificiels, des truffes noire et blanches, dans les bois, les bosquets et les jardins

      Paris, imprimerie de J. M. Eberhart, 1826. Plaquette in - 8 en couverture d'attente, 56 p. Bel exemplaire frais. A. de Bornholz préconisait les procédés, imités de Ciccarelli, consistant, à introduire dans un sol approprié des truffes entières ou des fragmens ou épluchures de truffes mûres ou pourries. Ouvrage rare. Français broché Bon état

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        Picturesque Tour from Geneva to Milan, by Way of Simplon: Illustrated with thirty six coloured views of the most striking scenes. engraved from designs by J. and J. Lory.

      London: R. Ackermann, 1820 [but 1826]. - 4to., (10 x 7 inches). Without publisher's catalogue at end. Engraved frontispiece map by H. Frost (lightly browned and offset onto title-page as usual). 36 hand-coloured aquatint views after J. and J. Lory. Modern half green morocco gilt, top edges gilt. Provenance: With the leather library labels of William Foyle (1885-1963), bookseller, on the front paste-down, his sale 12th July 2000. First edition in English, later issue with only 20 plates dated 1820, and two of those watermarked 1825, three plates dates 1826 and others either undated, or dated variously 1823-1825. These spectacularly beautiful plates are of views along celebrated route from Geneva to Milan, and include images of Geneva, Sion, Brieg, Simplon, Algaby, Lake Maggiore, Gondo, Isola Bella, Crevola, Sesto, Lake Como, and Milan. Lonchamp 1850; Tooley 446. From the distinguished library of William Foyle. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recollections of the Life of John O'Keeffe - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London, H. Colburn 1826 - Description: 2 v. Front. (port. ) 22 cm. Subjects; Dramatists, English--19th century--Biography. Dramatists, English--18th century--Biography. Scattered minor marginal foxing. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title and volume indications. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        American Mechanics&#39; Magazine, containing useful original matter on subjects connected with manufactures, the arts and sciences, as well as selections from the most approved Domestic and Foreign Journals. Conducted by Associated Mechanics. Vol II. [Volume Two]

      New York: Published by H.C. Williams. 1826. First. Octavo. Bound in sturdy black library buckram, with call letters on the spine, but no other obvious library markings. 299,(3)pp. Wood-engraved plates. Slight foxing in the text, old, neat, and pretty much unneccesary professional repairs to a few page edges, a very good copy. Issues from August 6, 1825 through February 11, 1826 bound together with index. After the index is a three page advertising prospectus for the next volume of the series to be renamed Franklin&#39;s Journal, and American Mechanics&#39; Magazine. Important magazine recording advances in American and British science and engineering, including bridges, tunnels, canals, and of particular interest, a steam coach or early automobile to be used both on and off of tracks. .

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        La Venida del Mesias en Gloria y Magestad

      Lo Publica R Ackermann 1826 - (S21) - 3 tomos - Observaciones de Juan Josafat Ben-Ezra - Se dedican al Mesías Jesucristo, Hijo de Dios, Hijo de la Santísima Virgen María, Hijo de David, Hijo de Abrahan - Tomo I: 452 páginas - Grabado frontispicio - Tomo II: -549 páginas - Grabado frontispicio - Tomo III: 692 páginas - Grabado frontispicio + grabado desplegable - Hojas presentan marcas de humedad y óxido en mayor cantidad en el tomo II- Reencuadernado en cuero completo - Regular estado.

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        Greenwich Hospital, A series of Naval Sketches, Descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man. By an Old Sailor

      London: Published by James Robins and Co. Ivy Lane, paternoster Row; and Joseph Robins, Jun. and Co. Ormond Quay, Dublin, 1826 - A famous and popular early production of Cruikshank's, illustrating the nautical accounts of Matthew Henry Barker (1790-1846). The artist illustrated other of Barker's sea tales; in 1820 and 1822 Cruikshank's illustrations for Life in London, and Life in Paris had caught the public's fancy, and Greenwich Hospital solidified his reputation as one of the best known and inventive illustrators of his day (CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE) First edition. 4to. Illustrated with 12 Color Plates by George Cruikshank. 200 pp. Half pebbled nineteenth century blue morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Further Continuation of an Abridgment of the General Orders, Issued at the Presidency of Fort St George, from Vol XL to LIII Inclusive; with an Index and Notes. Forming a Fifth Volume. Volume V

      Published for the Benefit of the Military Male Asylum, Madras 1826 - Title page, memorandum page, 218pp (p218 is printed "End of the Fifth Volume"), 100 unnumbered pages headed "Appendix" and with ruled columns but no notes, xxvii Index. Contemporary half leather with marbled boards, old paper label to spine hand inked "G.O. 1826". some damage to title page with one small hole, extreme top right hand corners of page margins stained with minor loss towards front of volume, some of the folding tables are split along folds without serious loss, generally good for age and type and with no worming, a few marginal marks, mainly pencil crosses but a couple in blue pencil. A fascinating mass of information on the Madras Presidency Military, including: details of military and official uniform (dress and undress) for General Officers, Staff Officers (Adjutant General, QMGs, Aides de Camp, Military Secretary, Commissariat Offciers, Paymasters, Barrack masters, Engineers, Artillery, Ordnance, Light Cavalry, Madras European Regt, Infantry, Light Infantry, Rifle Corps, Pioneers, Horse Furniture, etc); Post Office Regulations (Dawk Dept, Banghy Dept, lists of parties authorised to frank official mail, renumbering of infantry regiments, tables of rations for troops and horses on board ship, army pay tables (including non British troops and regimental assistants (even Bheasties, etc), folding tables of road distances, folding tables showing full establishment of 2nd Native Brigade of Horse Artillery, ditto of a Battalion of European Foot, measurements required for soldiers jackets and pantaloons, raising of extra regiments, etc, etc. Particularly useful in the uniform description giving colours, facings etc.

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        Itineraire pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson et des parties laterales de L?Amerique du Nord.

      Henry Gaugain, Lambert et Cie., Paris 1826 - Edition : First edition., rebacked expertly saving the original spine., 1826-28. The first edition of an outstanding series of American views. Milbert spent seven years in the United States, beginning in 1815, under the auspices of the Museum of Natural History in Paris. Milbert brought back to France the sketches from which the present lithographed views were made. It includes fine views of New York City (2), Long Island, Tarrytown, West Point (2), Hudson Falls (2), Albany (2), Saratoga Springs and Niagara (3) taken during Milbert?s travels in America between 1815 and 1822., Size : Folio (500 x 335mm)., Lithographed decorative pictorial title on buff paper, double-paged lithographed hand coloured map by H.Taquet dated 1826, side panels with list of plates. 48 (out of 54) superbly hand coloured lithographed views after Milbert by Deroy, Sabatier, Bichebois, V.Adam, Tirpenne, Joly and Villeneuve, on Indian paper mounted.It lacks the seven following plates (number 41, 44, 45, 48, 49, 51and 54)., Volume : Atlas volume only., References : Howes M592; Sabin 48916; Streeter 2, 910. minor marks on plates 21 and 34, printing flaw across bottom cover of plate 38 (a proof before title), occasional minor spotting in margins only, the images unaffected, [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Allgemeine historische Taschenbibliothek für Jedermann. 4 Bände der Reihe. Teil 3: Die Geschichte Schottlands. 4 Bändchen in 1; Teil 8: Die Geschichte der vereinigten Niederlande. Nach Scheffer. 2 Bändchen in 1; Teil 12: Die Geschichte der Lombardei. 3.-4. Bändchen (v. 5); Teil 17: Die Geschichte der Staaten des Ernestinischen Hauses Sachsen; Teil 21: Geschichte von Schweden. 2 Bändchen in 1 Band.

      Dresden, Hilscher 1826 (-1828) - Erste Ausgabe. Behandelt, jeweils in sich abgeschlossen, die Geschichte dieser einzelenen Länder. - Sehr dekorative, mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und drei verschiedenfarbigen goldgeprägten Rückenschildchen verzierte einheitlich gebundene Halblederbände der Zeit mit marmor. Deckelbezügen und verschiedenen Buntpapiervorsätzen. - In sehr schöner, sauberer Erhaltung; aus fürstl. Bibliothek VI, 122, 116 S., 1 Bl., 198 S., 2 Bll., 88 S., 5 Bll., 6 Zw.-Bll., 2 (1 gefalt.) Tabellen; Tit., 140 S., 2 Bll., 202 S., 1 w. Bl.; VI, 146, 143 S.; X, 102 S.; 2 Bll., 94 S., 1 Bl., Tit., 87 Seiten Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, 8° [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Des ponts en fil de fer.

      Bachelier 1826 - - Bachelier, Paris 1826, 21x27cm, relié. - Deuxième édition en grande partie originale car refondue et augmentée. Reliure en demi basane bronze, dos à quatre fins nerfs orné de doubles filets et de pointillés dorés et comportant des traces de frottements, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, date en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, ex-libris encollé au verso du premier plat de reliure, reliure de l'époque. Ouvrage bien complet de ses 4 planches dépliantes in-fine agrémentées de 32 figures. Quelques rousseurs essentiellement en début de volume. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Itinerario italiano o sia Descrizione dei viaggi per le strade più frequentate alle principali città d'Italia coll'indicazione delle distanze in poste, in miglia, in ore e minuti; dei migliori alberghi; degli oggetti più interessanti di Belle Arti, Antiquaria e Storia Naturale; delle principali produzioni e manifatture locali, e con altre notizie più vantaggiose ai viaggiatori. Decimasettima edizione milanese in molte parti corretta ed accresciuta.

      Vallardi,, Milano, 1826 - Cm. 17,5, pp. xlv (1) 292. Con 17 tavole incise in rame e ripiegate fuori testo, fra cui la grande carta dell'Italia, il quadro geometrico delle distanze e 15 belle carte geografiche traccianti gli itinerari compiuti attraverso le varie parti d'Italia. Legatura originale in cartonato decorato giallino con titoli a stampa, braghetta di chiusura con laccio in stoffa originale. Esemplare molto bello, genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Celebre guida per il viaggiatore italiano, preziosissima fonte di notizie che conobbe grande successo nel corso di tutto l'800 ed ebbe innumerevoli ristampe. Certamente non rara, ma difficilmente reperibile in tale stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Completes de Buffon

      Paris: Chez Baudouin Freres, Editeurs et Chez N. Delangle, Editeur. 1826-1828. 34 volumes (complete). Octavos. Consists of 28 volumes of text, 4 supplementary volumes by Baron Cuvier, and 2 volumes containing 180 hand colored plates. Frontispiece portrait and two folding plates. Contemporary green morocco over marbled boards with gilt spine decoration. Text in French. Older bookplate, some scattered foxing, and light edgewear to the edges of some of the spines, a handsome, near fine set. .

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        Erfahrungen und Bemerkungen beim praktischen Forst- und Jagdwesen. Erstes Bändchen. (= Allgemeines Forst- und Jagd-Archiv - Siebenter Band).

      In der J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart und Tübingen 1826.. IV, 325, (1) S. mit zahlreichen teils gefalteten Tabellen und 1 Tafel, 8°, Pappband der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar,. Lindner 11.0849.01. Mit einem Blatt "Verbesserungen und Druckfehler".

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        THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; A NARRATIVE OF 1757 [ FIRST US ED COMPLETE IN 2 VOLS 1826]

      Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & I. Lea. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1826. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; The Last of the Mohicans; a Narrative of 1757. By the Author of "The Pioneers. " Philadelphia: H. C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826 2vols. 12mo. Volume One: title, copyright on verso + iii-xi, Preface + [i] blank + 2-282 + [2] blank, two front end papers partially adhering to each other. Volume Two: the blank conjugate of the title leaf is excised as noted in BAL. Blank + title, copyright on verso + 2-289 + [1] blank. Line 5 of copyright "a Book" is state B with priority undetermined. All points per BAL, page 89 of volume one is mispaged 93 and Chapter XVI on page [243] is printed as Chapter XIV. Page vii contains the final i. Bound in contemporary full brown calf leather. Front cover of Volume I detached but present. Very occasional modest foxing. All leaves present except that volume II is lacking pages 91-97, 283-9. Volume II also has 3 end blanks rather than the one that is called for. The insides of both front covers have scrapes where book plates have been removed. A difficult bit of early Americana in collectible condition. Somewhat similar copies were recently estimated by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers at $20,000 to $30,000 and are currently listed at $37,000. ; 0 .

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        THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; A NARRATIVE OF 1757

      John Miller, London 1826 - Published about a month after the Philadelphia edition of the same year. Three duodecimo (4-1/2" x 7-1/2") volumes bound in recent 3/4 reddish-brown morocco with five raised bands, gilt lettering on the spine, marbled endpapers, top edge trimmed; [12], 287; [2], 276; [2], 295 pages. With the half titles present in the second and third volumes, as issued and usually found lacking. BAL 3833; Grolier One Hundred Influential American Books, 34: "This is the . most famous of the Leatherstocking Tales, and the first in which the scout Natty Bumppo was made the symbol of all that was wise, heroic and romantic in the lives and characters of the white men who made the American wilderness their home. This novel glorified for many generations of readers, in England, France, Russia, and at home, some aspects of American life that were unique to our cultural history"; Johnson: High Spots of American Literature, pp. 24-25; Spiller & Blackburn 7. Fine, fresh copy, complete but for the blank endpapers, in a Fine, handsome binding [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; A Narrative of 1757. By the Author of "The Spy","The Pilot", "The Pioneers" &c. &c. In three volumes.

      John Miller. 1826 - Hardbacks. Three volumes. Bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, with red and green label to the spines, gilt decorated hubs, and with blind decoration to the panels. First London edition. Lacks half-titles; front inner joint of volume one just starting to crack; else an excellent, clean set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757. Three volume set

      John Miller, London 1826 - 237pp; 276pp; 295pp. A lovely first English edition of Cooper's classic work in original binding. G : in good condition without dust jackets. Boards rubbed. Leather scuffed along spines and corners with some wear. Inner hinges starting. Ink inscription to feps. Some foxing to end pages of volume II Half-leather cover on marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ludwig I. König von Bayern. Ihrer K. K. Majestät Caroline Auguste Kaiserin von Oesterreich Königin von Ungarn und Böhmen . in tiefster Ehrfurcht allerunterthänigst gewidmet .

      München, J. M. Hermann 1826 (ca.) - Zeigt den König im Krönungsornat nach dem berühmten Gemälde des Hofmalers Joseph Stieler. - Knapp am Plattenrand beschnitten und mit Knickspur an der Legende. Im weißen Rand leicht stockfleckig, ebenso rückseitig. Der Bildteil jedoch sauber Kupferstich von A. Reindel nach Joseph Stieler

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        Sylva Britannica; or, Portraits of Forest Trees distinguished for their Antiquity, Magnitude, or Beauty. Drawn from Nature and Etched by . Strutt

      Printed by A.J. Valpy, published by J.G. Strutt and Colnaghi & Co, London 1826 - Contemporary dark green half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, spine gilt in six compartments with wide semi-raised bands, the bands highlighted with fillets and a decorative roll, lettered in gilt in the second compartment, the others with elaborate overall repeat decoration made up from small tools, cream glazed endpapers, gilt edges Deluxe India paper proof issue of the first edition of this charming work, offering portraits of individual great trees. Strutt was a landscape painter and etcher by training rather than a botanical draughtsman. He therefore approached his subjects with an artist's eye to structure and composition that lends an extra dimension to the finished images. The images are not only botanically accurate representations of individual trees, but also beautifully composed pictures of landscapes. The focus of each plate is the chosen tree or trees but they are always clearly rooted in the scenery that surrounds them, and are seen by Strutt as what they are: a point of focus, but still part of the larger landscape. Each plate is complemented by the lively and informative text, which generally gives details of the known history of each tree as well as recording its girth, height, spread and cubic footage of timber. From 1822 to 1833, Strutt's artistic and literary output was focused on trees and forest landscape. The first edition of the present work was published in 1826. Strutt later exhibited various studies of forest scenery in galleries, and from 1828 to 1833 he published Deliciae Sylvarum; or Grand romantic forest scenery in England and Scotland . Strutt subsequently moved to Rome where he concentrated on landscapes of Italian scenery. BM (NH) V, p.2038; Bradley Bibliography I 296; Harvard, Catalogue of the Library of the Arnold Arboretum p.671; Lowndes III, p.2534; Nissen BBI 1907; Pritzel 9016. (20 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches). 3pp. list of subscribers. Etched frontispiece and 49 etched plates, all proofs on India paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cary's New Plan of London and Its Vicinity, 1826.

      Pulished by G. & J. Cary, No. 86 St. James's Street, Jan. 1st, 1826., London, - Engraved plan, fine original outline hand colour, dissected and mounted on linen; together with booklet, title, 2p. advert, and 36pp. index of London street names, both housed within original green marbled paper slipcase, with publisher's label, rubbed. The map extends from north to south from Kentish Town to Camberwell, and from west to east from Hyde Park to the West India Docks. The city of London is outlined in red. To the west extensive building work is shown in St John's Wood, together with the site of the Lords Cricket Ground, which had moved to St John's Wood Road from is original location on Dorset Square, in 1814. Numerous bridges are shown spanning the Thames, with the proposed Lambeth Bridge, construction of which was not started until 1860.Cary served his apprenticeship as an engraver in London, before setting up his own business in the Strand in 1783. He soon gained a reputation for his maps and globes. His atlas, 'The New and Correct English Atlas', published in 1787, became a standard reference work in England. In 1794 Cary was commissioned by the Postmaster General to survey England's roads. This resulted in Cary's 'New Itinerary' (1798); a map of all the major roads in England and Wales. He also produced Ordnance Survey maps prior to 1805. In his later life he collaborated on geological maps with the geologist William Smith. His business was eventually taken over by G. F. Cruchley. Howgego 279 intermediate state between states (4) and (5).

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        A Letter to the Editor of the Edinburgh Weekly Journal from Malachi Malagrowther, Esq. on the Proposed Change of Currency and Other Late Alterations, as They Affect, or are Intended to Affect, the Kingdom of Scotland [With:] A Second Letter - [And:] A Third Letter -

      Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Company for William Blackwood, Edinburgh: and T. Cadell, Strand, London, 1826 - "In this series of 'Letters' defending the issuance of Scottish banknotes Scott benefits from his work on Swift by patterning the Malachi Malagrowther letters on Swift's Drapier's Letters" (Todd & Bowden p. 621). "In February 1826 there may have been a degree of calculation in Scott's entering the debate on a government measure introduced to deal with the economic crisis which would have restricted the rights of the Scottish banks to issue their own notes, but Scott represented it as a nationalist issue, 'the late disposition to change every thing in Scotland to an English model' (Journal, 94). In February and March he wrote three letters to the editor of the Edinburgh Weekly Journal in which he used the currency issue as an exemplum for the larger tendency. The letters caused a sensation. Ministerial friends were very angry, but withdrew the measure. The banks were grateful; taking a lead from his old rival in love, William Forbes, they agreed to the creation of a trust for the settling of Scott's debts, and The Letters of Malachi Malagrowther, as the letters are now known, is recognized as a classic in political argument" (DNB). A complete set, uncommon (SCOTLAND) Second edition of the first two Letters, First edition of the Third Letter. 3 volumes bound in one vols., 8vo. 60; 86, [2, blank]; 39 pp. Half red morocco preserving nineteenth-century marbled boards. Fine. Todd & Bowden 186Ac, 187Ac, 188Ab. Kress III C1778, C1781, C1784 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Schriften. Herausgegeben von Ludwig Tieck und Fr. Schlegel. 4. verm. Aufl., 2 Tle. in 1Bd.

      Berlin, Reimer, 1826.. XXIV, 208 SS.; 1 Bl., 214 SS.; 8°, Hldr. d. Zt. m. Rvg. u. 2 farb. Rsch. ( Kanten u. Ecken l. best. u. ber. ).. Mit dem Erstdruck des ursprünglich für die Zeitschrift "Athenäum" bestimmten Aufsatzes: "Die Christenheit oder Europa. Ein Fragment. ( Geschrieben im Jahre 1799 )" - in Band I, SS. 187 - 208. "Es war vor allem das enthusiastische Lob des Katholizismus, wodurch diese geschichtsphilosophische Schrift irritierend auf den Kreis der Romantiker wirkte, während ihre Grundgedanken, auf den Schriften Fichtes und Schleiermachers Abhandlung -" Über die Religion - ( 1799 ) aufbauend, durchaus konform mit den romantischen Ansichten geht ( KNLL XII, S. 527 ). - Durchgehend im oberen Bereich ein kleiner Feuchtigkeitsrand, der nur auf wenigen Seiten den Schriftspiegel erreicht. Die Deckel sowie die oberen Fälze nur unbedeutend verfärbt. Vereinzelt minimal fleckig, insgesamt noch ein sehr gutes Exemplar. - Goed. VI, 51, 2 u.4.

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        LETTERS FROM THE EAST, TALES OF THE WEST & RECOLLECTIONS OF TRAVELS IN THE EAST

      London: Henry Colburn, 1826 - 1830. Hardcover Very good (scuffed, stained and worn, owner bookplate in each volume, some scattered foxing, but contents generally near fine). Small octavo. Five volumes. Bound in light brown leather, marbled boards, leather spine labels, gilt lettering, raised bands. Letters From the East Written During a Recent Tour Through Turkey, Egypt, Arabia, The Hold Land, Syria and Greece (2 vol- second edition); Tales of the West (2 vol - first edition); Travels in the East Forming a Continuation of the Letters From the East (first edition). Letters from the East (vol 1) has a beautiful color illustration facing the title page. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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        Métamorphoses d'Arlequin.

      Bruxelles: , 1826. - Scarce Odyssey of Harlequin As a Character In France's Political Drama 1791-1826[LEPRINCE, Xavier]. Métamorphoses de'Alequin. Parades. [Jouées sur le Théâtre Français. Bruxelles: n.p., 1826]. First edition. Oblong quarto. Twelve hand-colored lithographed stub-mounted plates, size: 10 5/8 x 14 1/8 inches (271 x 360 mm).Bound late 19th century by G. Carayon in half deep cordovan straight-grain morocco over marbled boards. Bookplate of Ch. Bouret on front pastedown. Some very light foxing mainly on the first plate but still a fine copy.Extremely scarce, with only one copy (at the BN) recorded by OCLC/KVK, and no copies coming to auction within the last thirty-six years. The BN atrributes this album to Henri-Gerard Fontallard but that cannot be so. Close comparison with caricatures signed by Leprince and Fontallard conclusively demonstrate that the style here is dramatically different than Fontallard's but extremely close to Leprince's, particularly in the faces of the figures depicted.A fascinating and intriguing album that appears to be a political allegory with the theater as backdrop and Harlequin as character in the political events in France 1791-1826. The fact that the album was published, without publisher or artist attribution, in Belgium rather than France strongly suggests fear of running afoul of French press censorship laws of the era.Auguste-Xavier Leprince (1799-1826), French painter and lithographer, 'was the son and pupil of the painter and lithographer Anne-Pierre Leprince and the elder brother of the painters Robert-Leopold Leprince (1800-47) and Gustave Leprince (1810-37). Leprince recieved a medal at his first Salon of 1819 for one of six entries, five of which wew landscapes of 17th century Dutch inspiration, which came possibly via the work of Jean-Louis Demarne. Leprince quickly learnt to vary the contents of his paintings: at the Salon of 1822 his entries included three Paris street scenes, three portraits, and two scenes on board a frigate. His numerous Paris street scenes usually depicted some well-known contemporary event.In the last year of his short life Leprince showed himself to be a sensitive watercolour painter and lithographer." (Grove Dictionary of Art)."G. Carayon was a 19th century French bookbinder. Yvan Christ, in an article in L'Estampille, describes his activity: 'Around 1875, bookbinder Carayon became an art cartonnage [paper over boards] bookbinder, featuring popular bindings in white velin boards and enhanced watercolors, using silk, cloth, leather, and Japon paper. The success of his cartonnage bindings was great. But bindings he made in a more conventional manner should not be forgotten'" (Trans. from Devaux, Dix Siecles de Reliere, p. 351).The Plates:1. 1re. Parade. - 1791. Columbine délaisée.2. 2e. Parade. - 1795. L'Orateur Populaire.3. 3e. Parade. - 1795. Le Directorien.4. 4e. Parade. - 1799. - Le 18 Brumaire.5. 5e. Parade. - 1800. - Le Grenadier des Consuls.6. 6e. Parade. - 1808. - Le Chambellan.7. 7e. Parade. - 1814. - Le Marquis de Bergame.8. 8e. Parade. - 1815. Le Champ de Mai.9. 9e. Parade. - 1820. Tartufe.10. 10e. Parade. - 1823. Le Diner.11. 11e. Parade. - 1825. La Clôture.12. 12e. Parade. - 1826. Le Congréganiste.

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        Atlante storico geografico genealogico e cronologico con notabili correzioni ed aggiunte.

      Napoli, nella Stamperia Reale, 1826. - In folio; pp. 2 n.nn., 40 double page plates with 24 maps with colours in outline, text in columns. Vignette on title page litographed by Cuciniello and Bianchi. Contemp. half calf, tears on both sides. Graesse IV, page 113 for the 1826 edition printed in Paris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Résumé de l'histoire du Béarn, de la Gascogne Supérieure et des Basques.

      Paris, Lecointe et Durey, Libraires, 1826 - -8,7 x 13,5 cm.- , 2 hs. + 328 págs. + 1 h. Enc. en holandesa de época, con lomo y puntas en piel. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aperçu statistique de l"Ile de Cuba précédé de quelques lettres sur La Havane, et suivi de tableaux synoptiques, d"une carte de l"île, et du tracé des côtes depuis La Havane jusqu"à Matanzas.

      Paris: P. Dufart, 1826 - Première édition, in-8; 331p., [1p. Errata]; 1 grande carte dépliante, 1 carte du "Territoire entre Matanzas et la Havane", 6 tableaux dépliants. Reliure postérieure en demi-chagrin vert, dos lisse, plats marbrés. Pâle mouillure marginale sans importance sur environ 80 pages, mais un très bon exemplaire. Excellent ouvrage précédé en première partie de larges extraits traduits en français des "Letters from the Havannah" publiées en 1821 par Robert Jameson. Les Etats-Unis, les Pays-Bas et l"Espagne furent également intéressés par cette île stratégique, importante sur le plan commercial, comme en témoignent les intéressants tableaux statistiques. Observations sur les cultures, le climat, la géographie et le commerce, mais aussi sur la population noire et l"esclavage (auquel Huber est opposé), l"insécurité. Le texte se termine par le discours prononcé en 1824 à la Havane par Don Ramon de la Sagra, directeur du Jardin botanique, à l"ouverture de la chaire botanique-agricole. Chadenat 2914, Sabin 33471.

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        Causes politiques célèbres du dix-neuvième siècle.

      Langlois 1826 - Causes politiques célèbres du dix-neuvième siècle. Paris, Langlois 1826 - 1827 par une Société d&#146; avocats 4 volumes in-8 : demi veau vert poli - dos lisse à longs motifs rocaille dorés, titre & tomaison à l&#146;or sur fond noirci. Dos uniformément éclaircis; légères épidermures aux pièces de titre. Beau papier vergé, Quelques rousseurs éparses .La reliure est signée, Bradel Derome Lejeune, rue de la Harpe. Ouvrages provenant d&#146; une bibliothèque célèbre. Bel ensemble relatant les procès : Duc d&#146; ENGHIEN, Maréchal NEY, Général MOREAU, Machines infernales, BERTON, MALET, LOUVEL, BORIES, Reine d&#146; Angleterre, MURAT, RIEGO, SAND, LAVALETTE, THISTLEWOOD, GUINDON, FAUCHER, Augustin ITURBIDE (Empereur du Mexique), Patriotes 1816, DE LINOIS, BERANGER. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letter addressed to Mrs. [Elizabeth] Fry signed by William Edward Parry

      Sir William Edward PARRY, London 1826 - Autograph Letter signed, dated Admiralty, May 18th, 1826, addressed to Mrs. [Elizabeth] Fry, Newgate. 21 lines, 1 p., with conjugate address leaf, approx. 5x7 inches, hinged on the left with linen onto a larger album page, very good condition.Letter of introduction:My dear friend,Permit me to have the pleasure of introducing to you the Miss Waldegraves, sisters of Lord Radstock, very pious amiable people, and very desirous of your personal acquaintance. The tickets which I deputed to Bichenda to ask you for were for these ladies, than whom I can assure you, few individuals will more rightly appreciate the privilege you have thus given them. I am my dear friend, with truest esteem, very sincerely yours, W. Parry.", The Misses Waldegrave referred to by Parry in this letter were the sisters of George Granville Waldegrave, Second Baron Radstock, 1786- 1857, a British Naval Officer and Vice-Admiral in 1851.The recipient of the letter was almost certainly Elizabeth Fry, 1780- 1845, the famous British prison reformer, who had in 1817 formed an association for the improvement of female prisoners in Newgate, and later instituted an order of nursing sisters.The original Elizabeth Fry Society of Canada was founded in 1939 by Member of Parliament Agnes MacPhailSir William Edward Parry [1790 - 1855] was an English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer, who in 1827 attempted one of the earliest expeditions to the North Pole. He reached 82?45 North latitude, setting the record for human exploration farthest North that stood for nearly five decades before being surpassed at 83?20 26 by Albert Hastings Markham in 1875-1876. [Attributes: First Edition]

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