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        Map of the County of Suffolk, from an actual Survey made A. Bryant, in the Years 1824 and 1825. Inscribed by Permission, to His Grace The Duke of Grafton Lord Lieutenant, and to the Nobility, Clergy, and Gentry, of the County.

      Published By A. Bryant, 27 Gt. Ormond Street, March 1st, 1826, London, - Bryant's large-scale map of Suffolk Large engraved map, dissected and mounted on linen, in two sections, fine original full-wash colour, edged in green silk, housed in original tanned calf pull-off slipcase, gilt. Bryant's large scale map of Suffolk.Between 1822 and 1835 Andrew Bryant surveyed thirteen English counties, much in the manner of the Greenwood brothers, though without the latters' extreme detail. With their swash lettering, vignette views and meticulous engraving there was a great similarity about their respective output. Of the six counties covered by both cartographers, in five instances they were both working in the field at the same time, even with the much talked about animosity between the Greenwoods and Bryant, it is most likely that they shared information. The map, like the Greenwoods', is very detailed, and shows boundaries of the counties, hundreds and parishes, churches and chapels, castles and quarries, farmhouses and gentlemen's seats, heaths and common land, woods, parliamentary representatives, and distances between towns. The map is on a scale of 1 1/2 inches to the mile. The maps by Bryant are appreciably scarcer than those of the Greenwoods.

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        Documents presented to the legislature of the State of New-York at its last and present Sessions, setting forth the Expediency and Public Importance of Incorporating the Long-Island Canal Company, for the Purpose expressed by the Petitioners

      New York: Printed by Joseph C. Spear, January 1826. (LONG ISLAND) 8vo. Folding map of Long Island. 27 pp. Modern half red morocco and cloth. Slight foxing, a couple of age spots on map. Very good . This work prints the plan for a series of canals along the south shore of Long Island, from Gravesend Bay to East Hampton, approximately 122 miles. The company was headed by Abraham G. Thompson, and supported by 644 farmers and others of Long Island. "Whilst other districts have not only experienced the benefits of artificial navigation, but the additional advantage of having several millions of dollars expended amongst them, the farmers of Long Island have felt it a weight upon them, in the depression of the value of their farms and produce"

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        Prince Petro Mavro Michaeli. "Prince Petro Mavro Michaeli. Chief of the Maniottes, or old Spartans President of the Executive body of the Greek Government in 1823"

      Philhellenic: London "Drawn from life and Pub.d in London by A Friedal." 1826. Black & white lithograph portrait of Petro MavroMichlaeli from the second edtion of Friedals "Series of Greek Portraits" verso blank. Portrait bust; printed signature in Greek. Petros "Mavromichalis" Pierrakos (Greek: Πέτρος Μαυρομιχάλης) (1765 – 1848), also known as Petrobey, In 814, the Maniots again became a threat to the Ottomans, and the Sultan offered a number of concessions to Pierrakos, including his being named Bey, or Chieftain, of Mani - in effect formalizing the de facto status of autonomy the region had maintained for years.In 1818, he became a member of the Filiki Eteria, On March 17, 1821, Petrobey raised his war flag in Areopolis, effectively signaling the start of the Greek War of Independence. His troops marched into Kalamata, and took the city on March 23. Some light spotting. Adam [de] Friedal, there is much confusion about Friedal's origins, He is supposed to be a Danish Phihellene and apparently passed himself off as a Baron. St Clair tells us that Friedal carried a lithographic press on his back whilst in Greece where he seems to have been between 1821-24.. He was at Missolonghi for a while with Lord Byron and married the sister of one of Byron's artificers, John Hodges. Byron wrote a letter introducing Friedal to the notice of the London Greek Commitee. Friedal returned and settled in London and produced his first portrait of Mavrocordato dated September 1824. "The Greeks. Twenty-four Portraits (In Four Parts Of Six Portraits Each,) of the Principal Leaders and Personages Who Have Made Themseves Most Conspicuous in the Greek Revolution.." 1st edition 1824. thereafter there are a number of editions, with differences to the portraits. The portraits in the 1st Edition, probably after Friedal's original drawings are fairly primitive, with each new edition they became more refined. A second edition of the first 2 parts was issued in 1826. Some of these plates are marked 'second edition', others merely have anew date on the plate surface. In most cases a completely new portrait replaces that of the previous ediion; parts 3 & 4 are unchanged. In 1827 two editions appeared with the imprint "London and Paris, 1827", some on India paper. one in which the portraits had no, or a very simple background, the other with full complex backgrounds. A French edition appeared the same year. In 1828-9 Dean & Munday brought out another series of Friedal plates, some but not all marked 'fourth edition', their most distinguishing feature being that they are full length. They re- issued a number of plates in 1830, marked fifth and sixth edition. There exist wrappers for a 'sixth edition 'appearing in 1832. [Navari]. Navari/ Blackmer: 633; Sotheby's/Blackmer:606; Philhellenic Petro Mavro michaeli

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        Des ponts en fil de fer. Seconde Edition

      Paris, Bachelier, 1826.. Quarto. Pp. 115, (1). Plus 4 folding engraved plates bound at end. Woodcut device to title-page. Half-title present. Hardcover, bound in contemporary quarter morocco and marbled boards, light blue silken ribbon marker; binding poor but solid, wormholes to backstrip and inner hinges; browned foxed and spotted, plates frayed at outer edges, dusty. Fair, complete in all respects. ~ Second edition. ?The second edition of Séguin?s seminal work has been substantially rewritten in the light of his practical experience of the Tain-Tournon bridge (...) and its smaller prototype, Saint-Vallier footbridge. The second edition is in a more generous format and the plates are different.? - Elton, 4/28-29.

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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 Empire. With an Appendix

      London: John Murray, 1826 - Quarto (266 × 213 mm) Contemporary calf, black morocco label to the spine, flat bands with foliate decoration, gilt, triple fillet gilt panels to the compartments, and to the boards with small floral corner-pieces, marbled edges and endpapers, turn-ins milled in blind. A little rubbed, and with some stripping from the upper board, some light browning throughout and off-setting from the plates, a very good copy. Engraved frontispiece and 36 other plates and plans, one of them a hand-coloured aquatint, 6 vignettes to the text, folding map at the rear. First edition. Account of the rather contentious expedition to trace the source of the Niger. Relations between Dixon and Clapperton were not of the best they "quarrelled bitterly", with "Denham secretly sending home malicious reports accusing him of having homosexual relations with an Arab servant—reports he had later to admit he had never believed" (ODNB). However, despite failure in their primary aim, the expedition did open up much of north central Africa to European knowledge. Shortly after their return Clapperton resumed the his Niger quest, dying of dysentery at Sokoto in 1827, leaving Denham to be "fêted in London as the hero of the expedition", and to publish the present account in which he suppressed as much as possible all mention of his companions. "Written in a lively style, and embellished with engravings of his own sketches, it became one of the classics of its genre". Howgego, C33; Lowndes I, p.629. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autographed letter, signed "Samuel L. Mitchell

      1826. unbound. Mitchell, an American physician, botanist, politician, and promoter of science, was in 1788 appointed one of the commissioners to negotiate with the six nations for the purchase of lands in Western New York. In this somewhat quirky letter, he writes to a friend who has sent him a deformed apple that resembles a chicken. 8" x 12 1/2", 2 pages, natural folds, faint ink bleeding, good. December 7, 1826. ...This production of nature puts the beholder in mind, from its size and figure of a chicken coming forth from its native eggshell. Perhaps no such anomaly has occured before...

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        Collection complète des pamphlets politiques et opuscules littéraires

      Bruxelles, Louis Tencé Éditeur-Imprimeur-Éditeur, 1826.. 1826. In-12°. 2 tomes en 2 volumes: xviii (recte xvi)19-332(2)/395(3) pp., demi-veau à grain long, bleu foncé, dos doré, plats marbrés. Coins peu frottés. Reliure décorative & attractive. ¶ Première édition collective. Provenance: Biliothèque Groeninx van Zoelen. (Sa signature (en encre)) sur demi-titre. * Ensemble bien attractif. *** We could not trace this edition anywhere in a library nor could we find any reference in Vicaire to this particulier edition.

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        A Corrected Report of the Speeches Delivered by Mr Lawrence, as Chairman, at Two Meetings of Members of the Royal College of Surgeons, Held at the Freemason's Tavern...

      London Callow and Wilson and R Hunter 1826. Cover rubbed and upper board detached. Spine with some outer wear. Contents firm First Edition Brown board cover 240mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). vii, 133pp. Fold out table. '.. With an appendix containing the resolutions agreed to at the first meeting, and some illustrative documents. Published at the request of the committee appointed at the first meeting.'.

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        Il Costume Antico e Moderno o Storia.edizione Seconda Riveduta e Accresciuta. America Vol. I-IV

      BATELLI 1826 [Costumi-Figurato-America] (cm.23) voll. 4, bel mz. vitello coevo titolato, fregi in oro e a secco al dorso. -- pp. 330; 359; 335; 272. Con 175 tavv. f.t. anche ripiegate, di cui 2 carte geografiche tutte finemente acquarellate originali. Opera nota e ricercata per la ricca iconografia, rara a trovarsi così completa di tutte le tavole. Ottimo esemplare. Per confronti sulle varie edizioni vedi: CICOGNARA 1648; HILER 311; VINET 2114; LIPPEREIDE Ad7; COLAS 1054; SABIN 24164.[f30] Libro

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        Sneeklokken. Nytaarsgave for 1826.

      Orig. udgave. Viborg: R.P. Dons 1826. Med kobberstukket titelblad. 192 + (2) s. Pænt eksemplar med tresidet guldsnit indbundet i smukt privat helskindsbind med indvendige guldbordurer samt rigt dekoreret med guld på ryg og permer. Bindet signeret Anker Kyster.. Bertelsen 11

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        Remarks on the Antiquities Illustrated by the Chartularies of the Episcopal See of Aberdeen. 2) A Tract Chiefly Relative to Monastic Antiquities with Some Account of a Recent Search for the Remains of the Scotish Kings interred in the Abbey of Dumfermline 3) A Brief Analysis of the Ancient Records of the Bishopric of Moray

      Edinburgh: Printed for W. and C. Tait by W. Aitken; Printed by George Ramsay for Archibald Constable and Company, 1820, 1809, 1826 - (SCOTLAND) First editions. Only 120 copies were printed of the last work according to a contemporary manuscript note. 3 vols., 8vo. Handcolored initial on frontispiece engravings, engraving at the back of the second work. Frontispiece of the third volume loose. Uniformly bound in brown calf, spine decorated in blind and gilt with arabesque lozenge on each cover, from the library of William Gordon of Fybie with bookplate. Spines and joints quite rubbed, upper joints starting, some offsetting or spotting, mostly at front and back, else a very attractive work in a brown cloth box [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Des ponts en fil de fer. Seconde Edition.

      Paris, Bachelier 1826 - Quarto. Pp. 115, (1). Plus 4 folding engraved plates bound at end. Woodcut device to title-page. Half-title present. Hardcover, bound in contemporary quarter morocco and marbled boards, light blue silken ribbon marker; binding poor but solid, wormholes to backstrip and inner hinges; browned foxed and spotted, plates frayed at outer edges, dusty. Fair, complete in all respects. ~ Second edition. "The second edition of Séguin's seminal work has been substantially rewritten in the light of his practical experience of the Tain-Tournon bridge (.) and its smaller prototype, Saint-Vallier footbridge. The second edition is in a more generous format and the plates are different." - Elton, 4/28-29.

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        Narrative of an excursion to the mountains of Piemont, in the year 1823. And researches among the vaudois, or waldenses, protestant inhabitants of the Cottian alps; with maps, and an appendix. Containing copies of ancien

      Subject: (Montagna ). London, 1826. 8vo piena pelle, dorso rifatto, titolo inciso in oro, pp. XXIII-295-LXXXV-3 + 2 tav. rip. f.t. e 1 cartina lit. rip. "Map of the three protestant valleys of Piemont, Lucerna, San Martino, and Perosa".

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        TRAVELS IN CHILE AND IN LA PLATA, including accounts respecting the geography, geology, statistics, government, finances, agriculture, manners and customs, and the mining operations in Chile,

      London, printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1826.. collected during a residence of several years in these countries. FIRST EDITION 1826, 2 volumes, complete set, 6 maps and plans (4 folding), 16 lithographic plates (1 folding, some with more than 1 image), and a few illustrations in the text, all by Thomas Mann Baynes after John Miers, pages: xv, 1-494; vii, 1-532, bound in 19th century dark brown full calf, single gilt ruled border to covers, 4 gilt raised bands to spine, 3 compartments richly gilt, contrasting gilt lettered leather labels to spines. Bindings slightly worn, small chips to head and tail of spine, 40 mm (1½") crack to top of upper hinge on Volume I, small leather repair to lower corners on Volume I, covers slightly rubbed, early ink name on pastedowns, very light browning to folding maps and folding plate, most plates faintly damp-stained in the margin, on 6 of the plates this shows slightly on the image, 1 lower text page margin slightly ink splashed, otherwise text pages clean except for slight pale browning opposite some plates, tiny chip to lower edge of 8 leaves in Volume II. A very good copy. Hill, Pacific Voyages, Volume II, page 499: "Miers (1789-1879) was an English engineer and botanist who was invited by Lord Cochrane to Chile in 1818 to join him in developing the copper resources of Chile... He spent many years there... This work is especially valuable as a record of the early industry and economies of those newly independent nations, with many interesting observations on mining, smelting, craftsmen's shops, small factories, commerce, etc. Miers then devoted his attention to natural history... He collected birds, insects, and plants which he took with him when he settled in London. See: Joseph Sabin, Dictionary of Books Relating to America, 48889; J. R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography, 701. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Dramatic Works

      Chiswick: Charles Whittingham,, 1826. 10 vols. Small octavo. Nineteenth-century full red morocco, decoration and title to spine gilt, raised bands, ornate decorations to boards gilt, edges gilt and dark green endpapers. 60 engravings by John Thompson. A very good set. Occasional spotting, spines slightly toned, light wear to bindings notably at spine and mild bumping to corners. Else a very handsome set. An extremely handsome set.

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        Andrea Miaoulis. "Andrea Miaoulis, Admiral of the Greek Fleet

      Philhellenic: London " Drawn from life & pub.d. in London by Adam Friedal ..now in course of Publication by A. Friedal & sold by commision for A Friedal . 12 Pheonix Row Blackfriars Road & by all the Principal Book & Printsellers in Town & Country." March 1826. Black & white lithograph portrait of Andreas Miaoulis from the second edtion of Friedals "Series of Greek Portraits (2nd part)" verso blank. Printed signature in Greek Andreas Vokos, nicknamed Miaoulis (1768 – 1835), was an admiral and politician who commanded Greek naval forces during the Greek War of Independence (1821-1829). Miaoulis, who was of Arvanite origin, was born in Euboea and settled on the island of Hydra east of the Morea and was known among his fellow islanders as a trader in corn who had gained wealth and made a popular use of his money. He had been a merchant captain, and was chosen to lead the naval forces of the islands when they rose against the government of the Sultan. Miaoulis contributed in every way possible to the cause of the resistance against the Turks. He expended the money he had made from his wheat-shipping business during the Napoleonic Wars. Between May 1825 and January 1826,Miaoulis led the Greeks to victory over the Turks in skirmishes off Modon, Cape Matapan, Suda, and Cape Papas. As early as 1822 Miaoulis was appointed navarch, (Greek: Νάυαρχος) or admiral, of the swarm of small vessels which formed the insurgent fleet. He commanded the expedition sent to take revenge for the massacre of Chios in the same year. He was victorious at the Battle of Nauplia in September. In 1824, after the conquest of Psara by the Turks, he commanded the Greek forces which prevented the further progress of the Sultan's fleet, though at the cost of the loss of many fire ships and men. But in the same year he was unable to prevent the Egyptian forces from occupying Navarino, though he harassed them with some success. In 1825 he succeeded in carrying stores and reinforcements into Missolonghi, when it was besieged for the second time, though he could not avert its fall. When independence had been obtained, Miaoulis in his old age was entangled in the civil conflicts of his country, as an opponent of Capodistrias and the Russian Party : he seized some of the principal ships of the Greek fleet at Poros in August 1831, including the Hellas, and destroyed them during the counter-attack of the Russian fleet. He was one of the deputation sent to invite King Otho to accept the crown of Greece, and was made rear-admiral and then vice-admiral by him. Otto also awarded him with the Grand Cross of the Order of the Redeemer. Clean and bright; light spotting. Adam [de] Friedal, there is much confusion about Friedal's origins, He is supposed to be a Danish Phihellene and apparently passed himself off as a Baron. St Clair tells us that Friedal carried a lithographic press on his back whilst in Greece where he seems to have been between 1821-24.. He was at Missolonghi for a while with Lord Byron and married the sister of one of Byron's artificers, John Hodges. Byron wrote a letter introducing Friedal to the notice of the London Greek Commitee. Friedal returned and settled in London and produced his first portrait of Mavrocordato dated September 1824. "The Greeks. Twenty-four Portraits (In Four Parts Of Six Portraits Each,) of the Principal Leaders and Personages Who Have Made Themseves Most Conspicuous in the Greek Revolution.." 1st edition 1824. thereafter there are a number of editions, with differences to the portraits. The portraits in the 1st Edition, probably after Friedal's original drawings are fairly primitive, with each new edition they became more refined. A second edition of the first 2 parts was issued in 1826. Some of these plates are marked 'second edition', others merely have anew date on the plate surface. In most cases a completely new portrait replaces that of the previous ediion; parts 3 & 4 are unchanged. In 1827 two editions appeared with the imprint "London and Paris, 1827", some on India paper. one in which the portraits had no, or a very simple background, the other with full complex backgrounds. A French edition appeared the same year. In 1828-9 Dean & Munday brought out another series of Friedal plates, some but not all marked 'fourth edition', their most distinguishing feature being that they are full length. They re- issued a number of plates in 1830, marked fifth and sixth edition. There exist wrappers for a 'sixth edition 'appearing in 1832. [Navari]. Navari/ Blackmer: 633; Sotheby's/Blackmer:606; Philhellenic Andreas Miaoulis

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        [Large engraved print of Edward Jenner]

      London: R. Ackermann, 1826. Engraved by William Skelton, after a painting by William Hobday. Very large (22 x 16.5 inches). Fine condition, with two small pieces of tape at top edge and light staining to reverse. The engraving depicts Jenner seated in a chair with his elbow resting on a book and some papers (the book reads “John Hunter,” and the papers read “Jenner. Vaccination.” Text in the caption below the image reads as follows: “Willm Hobday pinxt. Begun by the late Willm Sharp. Willm Skelton sculpsit. Edward Jenner, M.D. F.R.S. &c &c &c. This Portrait is dedicated by Permission to the King’s most excellent Majesty George the 4th. Engraved from an original Picture in the Possession of Edward Davies Esqr and Inscribed by His Majesty’s most dutiful & devoted servt Willm Hobday. London, Published Jany 2d 1826 by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. Proof.”

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        Ke?a?e qaddiše h¯ ke?a?e de?iya?iqi ?attiqa wa??a?a

      London, Samuel Lee 1826.. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. kl.-4°. Titelbl., 1 Bl., 705 S.; Titelbl., 360 S. Ldr. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Blindpräg. auf beiden Deckeln. Alter Bibiotheksstemp. am Tit. Rü. restaur. Kanten berieb. Historical catalogue of printed Bibles, no. 8981, 8986 - Bibel mit der Johannesoffenbarung in syrischer Sprache und arabischen Lettern. - In syriac language. Title transliterated: The Old Testament is apparently a reissue of the 1823 ed., with the t. p. replaced by a new general one. It is of the variety with Psalm 151. The New Testament has special t. p. cf. British and Foreign Bible Society. Edited by Lee, Samuel (1783-1852) and published by the British and Foreign Bible Society. (Hathi Trust Digital Libr.)

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        TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF FEMALES.

      Carey & Lea,, Philadelphia: 1826 - First edition of the first American textbook of gynecology. Dewees was as Adjunct Professor of Mid-wifery at the University of Pennsylvania.There are chapters including material on tumors, displacement of the uterus, prolapse of the uterus, milk abscess of the breast, et al. 557 pages including index and 12 illustrations (2 folding) with explanations, and 4 pages of ads. Some darkening around page edges otherwise internally aged but clean, newly rebound in quarter leather without raised bands but with 6 compartments, leather label and 5 with elaborate tooling. Speert, America 127. Rutkow GY1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MAP], FLORIDA, THE WEST INDIES.

      1826 - FINLEY, Anthony. [MAP], FLORIDA, THE WEST INDIES. [From A NEW AMERICAN ATLAS PRINCIPALLY TO ILLUSTRATE THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA.Philadelphia: A. Finley, 1826.] Engraved hand-colored map, 19"x 24". Drawn by D.H. Vance and engraved by J.H. Young. Lightly soiled. Center seam has 1/2" split from top.

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        Album of Woodblock Prints of Actors

      (circa1850).. A beautiful Japanese colour woodblock concertina album of actors. 28 leaves featuring 16 full page woodblocks, 5 diptychs and 2 leaves with 2 images on each. 18.2 x 12.5cm. Some occasional insect damage and joins at fore edges professionally repaired with wheat starch paste. A very attractive album. All woodblocks except one are by Hirosada which is by Hasegawa Sadanobu. Utagawa Hirosada, or Gosotei Hirosada as he was also known, was an exceptional printmaker active in the period 1826 - 1863 in Osaka. He is believed to have died in 1865. Fans of kabuki eagerly sought his prints which, in some cases, as demonstrated in this album include the names of the actors. On others, due to the restrictions placed on actors by the authorities at the time, the actors remained unnamed. This album features images from the story Hakkenden (The Tale of the Eight Dogs) while others are from Chukoden (Tales of Loyalty and Filial Piety, or Biographies of Respectful Loyal Men). A most desirable album the colours are bright and strong with many striking compositions. Each actor is portrayed in three quarter profile a style which Hirosada was well known for. This album was almost certainly put together by a keen 19th century theatre fan who would have enjoyed the leafing through the images of their favourite stars of the Japanese stage much as any film star fan might do today. .

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        Bobolina. "Bobolina, the distinguished Heroine from Spezia"

      Philhellenic: London " In course of Publication in London by A. Friedal & sold by the principal book & printsellers in town & Country." August 1826. Black & white lithograph portrait of Laskarina Bouboulina from the second edtion of Friedals "Series of Greek Portraits (2nd part)" verso blank. The portrait bust, shows a romanticised image of Bouboulina, replacing the previous portrait of the first edition; she is noticeably younger and prettier, wearing a sarik or turban, against a background of trees and a mosque. possibly reflecting her early life in Constantinople. thus the image can be considered a first edition; Friedal would refine it even further in later editions of the work. Bouboulina was born in a prison in Constantinople; she originated from the Arvanite community of the island of Hydra, daughter of Stavrianos Pinotsis, a captain from Hydra island. The Ottomans had imprisoned Pinotsis for his part in the failed Orlof Revolution of 1769–1770 against the Ottoman rule. Her father died soon afterward and the mother and child returned to Hydra. They moved to the island of Spetses four years later when her mother married Dimitrios Lazarou-Orlof. She married twice, first Dimitrios Yiannouzas and later the wealthy shipowner and captain Dimitrios Bouboulis, taking his surname. Bouboulis was killed in battle against Algerian pirates in 1811. Now 40 years old, Bouboulina took over his fortune and his trading business and had four more ships built at her own expense, including the large warship Agamemnon. In 1816, the Ottomans tried to confiscate Bouboulina's property because her second husband had fought for the Russians against the Turks in the Turko-Russian wars. She sailed to Constantinople to meet Russian ambassador Count Pavel Strogonov and seek his protection. In recognition of Bouboulis's service to the Russians, Strogonov sent her to safety in Crimea. She also met with the mother of Mahmud II, who afterward reportedly convinced her Allegedly Bouboulina joined the Filiki Etaireia, an underground organization that was preparing Greece for revolution against Ottoman rule. She would have been one of few women but she is not named in historical members lists. She bought arms and ammunition at her own expense and brought them secretly to Spetses in her ships, to fight "for the sake of my nation." Construction of the ship Agamemnon was finished in 1820. She bribed Turkish officials to ignore the ship's size and it was later one of the largest warships in the hands of Greek rebels. She also organized her own armed troops, composed of men from Spetses. She used most of her fortune to provide food and ammunition for the sailors and soldiers under her command. On 13 March 1821 Bouboulina raised on the mast of Agamemnon her own Greek flag, based on the flag of the Comnenus dynasty of Byzantine emperors. The people of Spetses revolted on 3 April and later joined forces with ships from other Greek islands. Bouboulina sailed with eight ships to Nafplion and began a naval blockade. Later she took part in the naval blockade and capture of Monemvasia and Pylos. She arrived at Tripolis in time to witness its fall on 11 September 1821 and to meet general Theodoros Kolokotronis.During the ensuing defeat of the Ottoman garrison, Bouboulina saved most of the female members of the sultan's household. In 1823 Emperor Alexander I of Russia granted Bouboulina the rank of Admiral of the Russian Navy Clean and bright; light spotting. Adam [de] Friedal, there is much confusion about Friedal's origins, He is supposed to be a Danish Phihellene and apparently passed himself off as a Baron. St Clair tells us that Friedal carried a lithographic press on his back whilst in Greece where he seems to have been between 1821-24.. He was at Missolonghi for a while with Lord Byron and married the sister of one of Byron's artificers, John Hodges. Byron wrote a letter introducing Friedal to the notice of the London Greek Commitee. Friedal returned and settled in London and produced his first portrait of Mavrocordato dated September 1824. "The Greeks. Twenty-four Portraits (In Four Parts Of Six Portraits Each,) of the Principal Leaders and Personages Who Have Made Themseves Most Conspicuous in the Greek Revolution.." 1st edition 1824. thereafter there are a number of editions, with differences to the portraits. The portraits in the 1st Edition, probably after Friedal's original drawings are fairly primitive, with each new edition they became more refined. A second edition of the first 2 parts was issued in 1826. Some of these plates are marked 'second edition', others merely have anew date on the plate surface. In most cases a completely new portrait replaces that of the previous ediion; parts 3 & 4 are unchanged. In 1827 two editions appeared with the imprint "London and Paris, 1827", some on India paper. one in which the portraits had no, or a very simple background, the other with full complex backgrounds. A French edition appeared the same year. In 1828-9 Dean & Munday brought out another series of Friedal plates, some but not all marked 'fourth edition', their most distinguishing feature being that they are full length. They re- issued a number of plates in 1830, marked fifth and sixth edition. There exist wrappers for a 'sixth edition 'appearing in 1832. [Navari]. Navari/ Blackmer: 633; Sotheby's/Blackmer:606; Philhellenic Laskarina Bouboulina Bobolina

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        An History of the Abbey of Glaston; and the Town of Glastonbury

      Bath: Richard Cruttwell, 1826. vi, [2], cxlviii, [3], 152-280pp, ciii, [1], plates. Rebound in modern half calf and comb pattern marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine six panels, title in gilt to second panel, author to fourth, bands bordered with gilt single rule, all edges marbled. Externally near fine. Internally some light browning and occasional spot of foxing, small round damp stain to bottom margin of Mm and Nn, with small hole to Nn1, but the text is generally quite bright and clean. Plates foxed and browned to edges, damp stain to corner (outside of plate mark), images generally clean. With twenty plates (one coloured) as called for. Lowndes 2845. First Edition. Half Calf and Boards. Good+. Folio.

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        Johannis Collettis. "Johannis Collettis, Minister of the Interior & Member of the Executive Body in Greece"

      Philhellenic: London " In course of Publication in London by A. Friedal & sold by the principal book & printsellers in town & Country." August 1826. Black & white lithograph portrait of Johannes Kollettis from the second edtion of Friedals "Series of Greek Portraits (2nd part)" verso blank. The portrait bust, shows Collettis in fur trimmed coat; printed signature in Greek. Ioannis Kolettis (Greek: Ιωάννης Κωλέττης) (1773 - 1847) was a Greek politician who played a significant role in Greek affairs from the Greek War of Independence through the early years of the Greek Kingdom. Kolettis was born in Syrrako, Epirus and played a leading role in the political life of the Greek state in the 1830s and 1840s. Kolettis was of Vlach origin and studied medicine in Pisa, Italy and was influenced by the Carbonari movement and started planning his return to Epirus in order to participate in Greece's independence struggles. In 1813, he settled at Ioannina, where he served as a doctor and after gaining standing he was recruited as the personal doctor of Ali Pacha's son, Muqtar Pacha. He remained in Ioannina till March 1821, when he entered Filiki Eteria and left for Syrrako, together with chieftain Raggos, in order to spread the revolution into Central Greece but his efforts quickly failed because of the rapid reaction of the Ottoman army. Kolettis was the leader of the pro-French party and based his power on his relations with the leaders of Central Greece but also on his ability to eliminate his adversaries by acting behind the scenes. He was Prime Minister of Greece in 1834-5 & again in 1844-7. Clean and bright; light spotting. Adam [de] Friedal, there is much confusion about Friedal's origins, He is supposed to be a Danish Phihellene and apparently passed himself off as a Baron. St Clair tells us that Friedal carried a lithographic press on his back whilst in Greece where he seems to have been between 1821-24.. He was at Missolonghi for a while with Lord Byron and married the sister of one of Byron's artificers, John Hodges. Byron wrote a letter introducing Friedal to the notice of the London Greek Commitee. Friedal returned and settled in London and produced his first portrait of Mavrocordato dated September 1824. "The Greeks. Twenty-four Portraits (In Four Parts Of Six Portraits Each,) of the Principal Leaders and Personages Who Have Made Themseves Most Conspicuous in the Greek Revolution.." 1st edition 1824. thereafter there are a number of editions, with differences to the portraits. The portraits in the 1st Edition, probably after Friedal's original drawings are fairly primitive, with each new edition they became more refined. A second edition of the first 2 parts was issued in 1826. Some of these plates are marked 'second edition', others merely have anew date on the plate surface. In most cases a completely new portrait replaces that of the previous ediion; parts 3 & 4 are unchanged. In 1827 two editions appeared with the imprint "London and Paris, 1827", some on India paper. one in which the portraits had no, or a very simple background, the other with full complex backgrounds. A French edition appeared the same year. In 1828-9 Dean & Munday brought out another series of Friedal plates, some but not all marked 'fourth edition', their most distinguishing feature being that they are full length. They re- issued a number of plates in 1830, marked fifth and sixth edition. There exist wrappers for a 'sixth edition 'appearing in 1832. [Navari]. Navari/ Blackmer: 633; Sotheby's/Blackmer:606; Philhellenic Johannes Kollettis

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        View from Fishkill Looking to West Point

      Wall, W.G. View from Fishkill Looking to West Point. #15 engraved by John Hill master aquatinter. An engraving from the "Hudson River Portfolio" published by Henry Megarey, NY 1826. Second state with " and transferred to " after the publisher . There was a final state produced with the print number changed to 12. See Koke's check list # 92 where it is stated that Hill submitted bill for only 150 copies. Aquatint with original hand color, 55 x 36 cm image & ample margins. View from Fishkill Landing (Beacon, N.Y.) south-west towards Storm King, Crow's Nest and West Point. Pollepel Island ( Bannerman's Island) is visible in the river, along with a steam ship. A beautiful depiction of the Hudson Highlands northern entrance. In a full birds-eye maple frame with acid free wash mat & ultra- violet plexiglass. Very scarce and important print. The last complete copy of the book that this plate was found in "The Hudson River Portfolio" (comprised of 21 views) sold in 1983 for $80,000.

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        Hudson

      New York:: Henry I. Megarey,. 1826.. A large aquatint engraving from the rare and handsome "Hudson River Portfolio". The town of Hudson New York is seen from the east side of the Hudson River, with fishermen pulling in their nets. The town has a considerable number of buildings, especially along the water front. 21 1/2 x 16" plus margins, original coloring. In an early Hogarth style frame by Arthur Ackermann Gallery, New York. Mat somewhat discolored, leaving a light border around print margin, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Atlante storico, geografico, genealogico, cronologico e letterario del Sig. Le Sage. Corretto, ampliato e proseguito sino all'anno corrente. Prima Veneta Edizione - Mappe geografiche storiche concernenti l'epoche più celebri e le maggiori nazioni del mondo sino alla odierna pace europea (1815).

      Girolamo Tasso, 1826 - 1840, Venezia, - 2 voll. in-folio (405x275mm), pp. (4), 183 di testo; 223, (1); legatura coeva m. pelle verde con titolo in oro e fregi in oro e a secco ai dorsi. Piatti marmorizzati. Tagli spruzzati. Impresa calcografica al titolo con olifante alato e motto entro cartiglio: "Col senno e con la mano". Testo su quadruplice colonna inquadrato da duplice filetto; le colonne sono campite in vari colori, rosa, giallo, verdino, azzurrino, al fine di differenziare i vari prospetti. Il secondo volume è costituito dalle Mappe geografiche storiche concernenti l'epoche più celebri e le maggiori nazioni del mondo sino alla odierna pace europea (1815). Ventidue di queste mappe già pubblicate in Francia ed in Toscana, qual lavoro di A. Le Sage (Las Casas), nel suo Atlante Storico, Genealogico, Geografico, Politico, ebbero ora notevoli giunte di memorie topografiche, dopo essere state tradotte, emendate ed a miglior lezione ridotte; inoltre nella edizione presente si comprendono altre ventiquattro mappe correlative, delineate ed arricchite con illustrazioni storiche, civili, cancelleresche e marziali da Gimbatista Albrizzi cittadino veneto. Il volume comprende 38 tavole a pagina intera o su doppio foglio incise su rame con bellissima coloritura, comprendenti l'intero globo terracqueo, tra cui due mappamondi generali e numerose tavole relative all'America. Il frontespizio dichiara 24 tavole, ma, in realtà, esse sono 42, ripartite in 38 tavole. Esemplare assai bello (alcuni restauri ai dorsi), non agevole a reperire completo di tutte le tavole. Al contropiatto posteriore del primo vol. è stato applicato un foglio volante ottocentesco impresso da Speirani e Ferrero di Torino: "Profezia tale quale è stata trovata nelle carta di un Pio Eremita morto nella Svizzera a S. Galleu nell'anno 1760" (le profezie vanno dal 1760 sino al 1999, anno, secondo il profeta eremita, della fine del mondo; a titolo di curiosità egli profetizzava per il 1915 "carestie, fame, stragi; la mortalità sarà considerevole a segno che non vi resterà che un picciol numero dei viventi, quando due s'incontreranno si abbraccieranno [sic] di gioja"). Prima edizione veneta ("compendiata in parte sopra epitomi oltramontani, ed in più di due terzi compilazione originale, critica, poligrafica di Giambatista Albrizzi", dice il frontespizio della seconda opera) del bellissimo atlante del Le Sage, pseudonimo di Emmanuel Augustin Dieudonné Marin Joseph de Las Cases, meglio conosciuto in quanto autore del celeberrimo "Memoriale di Sant'Elena". L'opera offre una prospettiva originale, coordinando i dati della storia, della geografia, della genealogia e della cronologia secondo un approccio in parte nuovo negli atlanti del tempo, servendo da modello all'"Atlas des deux Amériques" di Jarry De Mancy e di La Richérie e ancora ad altre compilazioni. Alcuni biografi di Las Cases sostengono che l'atlante fosse in realtà opera di un prete francese rifugiato in Inghilterra di cui Las Cases avrebbe acquistato l'opera. Las Cases (Revel, Haute-Garonne, 1766-Passy-sur-Seyne, 1842), originario di una nobile famiglia spagnola, ufficiale di marina giunto al grado di tenente di vascello, subito attratto dal nascente astro napoleonico, fu da Bonaparte creato barone, conte dell'impero e ciambellano tra il 1809 e il 1810. Rimasto fedele all'imperatore anche dopo la sua prima abdicazione, tornò al suo fianco, dopo i Cento Giorni, successivamente ad un breve esilio londinese e, dopo la disfatta di Waterloo, lo seguì a Sant'Elena dove trascrisse con zelo ma talora con notevoli libertà i colloqui avuti con lui. Espulso dall'isola nel novembre 1816 per ordine del governatore Hudson Lowe, esule in Germania e in Belgio, poté rientrare in Francia solo dopo la morte di Napoleone, osteggiando come deputato i Borboni prima e Luigi Filippo poi, restando bonapartista sino alla fine dei suoi giorni. Cfr. Brunet, III, 859. Graesse, IV, p. 113. Quérard, IV, 586-589. Phillips, I, p. 37, n. 125. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hudson.

      Henry I. Megarey,, New York: 1826 - A large aquatint engraving from the rare and handsome "Hudson River Portfolio". The town of Hudson New York is seen from the east side of the Hudson River, with fishermen pulling in their nets. The town has a considerable number of buildings, especially along the water front. 21 1/2 x 16" plus margins, original coloring. In an early Hogarth style frame by Arthur Ackermann Gallery, New York. Mat somewhat discolored, leaving a light border around print margin, otherwise in very good condition.

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        L'esprit de l'histoire, ou Lettres politiques et morales d'un père a son fils, sur la manière d'étudier l'histoire en général, et particulièrement l'histoire de France. Sixième édition

      Vernarel et Tenon, Paris 1826 - 8º mayor, 4 vols. (XXXIX p., 431 p., 466 p., 428 p., 495 p.) Lomo piel, hilos y ruedas doradas lomo. Sexta edición de esta historia universal escrita en forma de 97 cartas comentadas, aumentada de una tabla analíticaa y razonada de materias, y precedida de una noticia biográfica del autor, aristócrata, ministro de Estado y miembro de la Academia francesa. Historia universal. Historia de Francia. Historiografía. Universal history. History of France. Historiografy.

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        STORIA DI FORLÌ, SCRITTA DA PAOLO BONOLI, DISTINTA IN DODICI LIBRI, CORRETTA ED ARRICCHITA DI NUOVE ADDIZIONI. SECONDA EDIZIONE DISTRIBUITA IN DUE VOLUMI.

      FORLÍ, LUIGI BORDANDINI, 18262 voll. In-8° Buone Mezza pergamena Legatura originale in mezza pergamena con angoli e carta marmorizzata con angoli. Al dorso, 5 scomparti delimitati da triplice filettatura in oro, tassello in pelle marrone contenente autore e titolo, numero di volume, impressi in oro. 437, (3); 481, (69) pagine numerate. Seconda edizione di molto accresciuta di questa ampia monografia dedicata alla città di Forlì, la prima apparve nel 1661. Della presente edizione si evidenzia l'utile indice alfabetico degli argomenti trattati in fine al volume. Esemplare in buone condizioni conservative, sporadiche fioriture, una piccola macchia al bordo inferiore alle ultime pagine del primo volume, alcune pagine con un lieve alone alla parte superiore del secondo volume. ITALIANO

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        ELEGANT EXTRACTS, OR USEFUL AND ENTERTAINING PASSAGES, FROM THE BEST

      1826. KNOX, Reverend Vicesimus, and PERCIVAL, James G., eds. ELEGANT EXTRACTS, OR USEFUL AND ENTERTAINING PASSAGES, FROM THE BEST ENGLISH AUTHORS AND TRANSLATIONS; PRINCIPALLY DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF YOUNG PERSONS. ORIGINALLY COMPILED BY THE REV. VICESIMUS KNOX, D.D. 6 VOLUMES. Boston: Samuel Walker (1826). New edition (compiled by Percival). xvi + 416/v + 408/xv + 384/v + 384/xii + 388/viii + 372 pp. 8vo., polished calf with gilt tooled spines, boards and edges. Moderate wear to edges of boards, spines leather and gilt tooling bright. Ink and pencil ownership to endpapers and preliminaries. Minimal foxing. There is an unobtrusive dampstain to bottom edge of Volume III. Also, a closed tear to p. 128 of Volume V. The engravings are quite beautiful. Prose, epistles and poetry. Lovely set.

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        The History of England

      Oxford, Talboys and Wheeler; London, William Pickering,, 1826-7. 13 volumes, octavo (212 × 130 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, spines gilt in compartments, marbled sides. Engraved portraits throughout. Scattered spotting to text, browning to engravings and neighbouring pages, boards lightly rubbed. An excellent set. A handsomely bound edition of Hume's classic work, first published in 1776. Unfinished at the time of his death, it was later finished by Smollett. 38×22×14cm

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        Studie zu einem Benediktiner Mönch in Subiaco., Bleistiftzeichnung.

      1826 - Bezeichnet "Subiaco der 1r Sept[.]6". Auf festem Zeichenpapier Von alter Hand auf der Unterlage bezeichnet mit "Wilhelm Gail". Großformatige Studie zu einem Benediktiner Mönch, der sich mit einer Hand auf einen Tisch aufstützt und mit der rechten Hand eine Krug hält. Voll ausgeführtes Blatt sowohl des Faltenwurfes der Mönchskutte als auch seiner Physiognomie und der stützenden Hand vorne. - Dem Wunsch seines Vaters entsprechend studierte Wilhelm Gail zunächst Architektur an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in München, widmete sich später aber der Malerei. Unser Studienblatt entstand während seiner ersten Italienreise 1825-27, es folgten weitere Aufenthalte. - Schwache Braunfleckchen und im Passepartoutausschnitt minimal gebräunt. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757

      Philadelphia: H. C. Cary & I. Lea, 1826. In Two Volumes. 2 volumes, octavo (180 × 100 mm). Later speckled brown half calf, titles to spine gilt, marbled sides. Bindings lightly rubbed and nicked, endpapers brown from turn-ins, title pages browned, title page to volume II repaired, contents tanned and foxed. A very good set. First edition.

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        Reize te voet door het eiland Ceilon. 2e druk.

      - Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1826.Sm. 8vo. Original printed boards (rebacked). With engraved title depicting Jaffnapatnam, hand-coloured plate of Modeliaar, general of the Singhalese, and 2 folding plates after Jacob Haafner by Reinier Vinkeles. VIII,LX263 pp.* Second edition, first published in Amsterdam in 1810. - A journey on foot through Ceylon from Jaffnapatnam to Colombo by Jacob Haafner (1755-1809), bookkeeper in the factory of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in Nagapatnam.Tiele 435; Cat. NHSM I, p.242; Landwehr, Coloured Plates, 297; Landwehr, VOC, 350; Cf. Goonetileke 2190. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Über die phantastischen Gesichtserscheinungen. Eine physiologische Untersuchung mit einer physiologischen Urkunde des Aristoteles über den Traum.

      Hölscher, Koblenz 1826 - 8vo (201x129 mm). x, 117 [1] pp. Wrapper at spine only, title page somewhat finger soiled at margins, internally mildly browned and occasionally spotted. ---- Horblit 76; Garrison-Morton 1456; Hirsch-H. IV, 288; Waller 6733; Norman 1567; Heirs of Hippocrates 909. - FIRST EDITION. "Müller demonstrated, on the basis of self-observation and experimentation, that the visual system reacts not only to external optical stimuli but to internal stimuli caused by organic disorders or the workings of the imagination. He was thus able to provide a physiological explanation of such mysterious phenomena as religious visions or the sighting of ghosts" (Norman). Later he stated (1840) his law of specific nerve energies" (Garrison-M). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Naval sketch-book, or, The service afloat and ashore : with characteristic reminiscences, fragments, and opinions on professional, colonial, and political subjects : interspersed with copious notes . . [Complete in 2 vols]

      London : H. Colburn, 1826. 2nd Edition. Physical desc. : 2 vols. (282, 304, pp) ; 20 cm. Subject: Great Britain. Royal Navy - Anecdotes. Very good copy with faint marginal scattered foxing, finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross bands. Spine compartments elaborately tooled in gilt. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Nieder-Österreich. Dorf Nußdorf

      Wien, L. Grund 1826.. Orig.-Lithographie nach J. Alt v. Ad. Kunike. 25, 2 x 34, 7 cm. (Bildausschn.), In sehr gutem Zustand. Nebehay-W. 333 u. 336, 114 - Aus: "KUNIKE, Adolph. Zwey hundert und sechzig Donau-Ansichten..."

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        [MAP], OHIO, INDIANA AND ILLINOIS, AND PART OF THE MICHIGAN TERRRITORY

      1826. 5FINLEY, Anthony. [MAP], OHIO, INDIANA AND ILLINOIS, AND PART OF THE MICHIGAN TERRRITORY. [From A NEW AMERICAN ATLAS DESIGNED PRINCIPALLY TO ILLUSTRATE THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA.] Philadelphia: A. Finley, 1826. Engraved hand-colored map, 19"x 24". Drawn by D.H. Vance and engraved by J.H. Young. Lightly soiled with faint off- setting. Top and bottom of center seam split 1 1/2".

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        MANUEL PRATIQUE Et ABREGE De La TYPOGRAPHIE FRANCAISE

      Bruxelles:: Chez Lejeune Fils, Libraire-Editeur.. 1826.. 12mo. 7-3/4" x 4-3/4". 2nd edition (Bigmore & Wyman, p. 88). [4], 236 pp (including Index & 'Note Supplementaire'). Untrimmed.. Original printed wrappers of stiff card stock. Housed in a custom black cloth chemise with black qtr-calf, marbled boards slipcase.. Soiling & edgewear to wrappers, with first few leaves. Vertical. cracks to spine paper, with gatherings beginnning to separate. A. Good copy of a fragile piece.. Per Bigmore & Wyman: "This little work, [first] published and printed by the firm of Didot Pere et fils, is a practical typographical manual, treating every branch of composition and press work. It is quite a gem from a typographic point of view. Firmin Didot superintended the printing, and the book possesses the singular feature of not containing one divided word throughout." . Illustrated.

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        Picturesque Views in Devonshire, Cornwall Etc

      London: Howlett and Brimmer, 1826. [36], colour plates. Modern rebind in half calf and cloth by Temple Bookbinders, raised bands, spine in six panels, single rule bordering bands, calf title label to upper cover, a.e.g., new marbled endpapers. Externally near fine, internally some light browning and very light foxing, mainly to page edges and text leaves, some offsetting and browning to paper guards, plates generally bright and clean. Complete with sixteen coloured aquatint plates by and after William Payne, dated 1797 and 1803, Tooley describes it as "uncommon". Abbey Scenery 122; Tooley 365. First Edition. Half Calf and Cloth. Good+. Illus. by Payne, W.. 4to (Oblong).

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        La vérité mise en face du mensonge, ou les 86 erreurs, faussetés et calomnies contenues dans un seul article de la Biographie des contemporains, relatif à Gustave IV, ancien roi de Suède.

      Signalée et rectifiées par lui-même. Paris, Méquignon-Havard, 1826. 8:o. vii,+ 56 s. [s. 1 på verso!]. Häftad och oskuren i lätt nött tryckt omslag. Det bakre omslaget med lite fläckar och ryggen bruntonad. Ludvig Manderströms namnteckning på främre omslaget, daterad 1827. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. I Paris hade 1820-25 utkommit ett verk med titeln "Biographie nouvelle des contemporains, ou dictionnaire historique et raisonné de tous les hommes qui, depuis la révolution française, ont acquis de la célébrité" i vilket det fanns en artikel om Gustav IV Adolf. Den före detta kungen hittade där så många felaktigheter och "perfida insinuationer" att han lät publicera detta genmäle, där ursprungsartikeln är tryckt på vänstersidorna och Gustav Adolfs kommentarer på högersidorna. Politikern och diplomaten Ludvig Manderström (1806-73) var bl.a. svensk utrikesstatsminister 1858-68 och medlem av Svenska Akademien. Han byggde upp ett mycket fint bibliotek, som såldes på auktion 1874. Carl Jedvard Bonde var en av de stora köparna

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        THE SHIPWRECK AND DREADFUL SUFFERINGS OF ROBERT BARROW, WITH DIVERS OTHER PERSONS, AMONGST THE INHUMAN CANNIBALS OF FLORIDA

      Salem [Ohio]: Re-published by Joshua Shinn, 1826.. 120pp. 12mo. Original half calf and paper boards. Binding quite rubbed and edgeworn, front hinge broken. Tanned and foxed. Good. A later edition of GOD'S PROTECTING PROVIDENCE..., originally published in 1699, and one of the most popular of 18th-century captivity narratives. The author and a party of Quakers were bound for Philadelphia from Port Royal when they were shipwrecked in 1696 near present-day West Palm Beach. Despite being robbed and abused by the Indians, they were allowed to make their way up the coast to St. Augustine. An unusual early Ohio imprint. VAIL 905. AYER 72. CLARK I:73. HOWES D317. SERVIES 1257. STREETER SALE 1213.

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        NARRATIVE OF A TOUR THROUGH HAWAII, OR OWHYHEE; WITH REMARKS ON THE

      1826. ELLIS, William. NARRATIVE OF A TOUR THROUGH HAWAII, OR OWHYHEE; WITH REMARKS ON THE HISTORY, TRADITIONS, MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND LANGUAGE OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE SANDWICH ISLANDS. London: H. Fisher, Son, and P. Jackson, 1826. [8] + 442 pp. 8vo., 3/4 green leather with gilt red morroco spine label and marbled paper covered boards. Folding frontispiece engraving (map of Hawaii) engr. by J. Tyrer. Ex-library with no external markings (bookplate only). Moderate rubbing and shelfwear to boards, spine lightened, a few scrapes to raised bands. Slight offset tanning to endpapers.B/w engraved plates, minor foxing to edges, and occasional light foxing in the text. A solidly pleasing copy.

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        Brown Lark (American Pipit) [10]

      London: R. Havell, Snr., [n.d. but 1826-1827]. Hand-coloured engraving with etching, engraved by W.H. Lizars of Edinburgh, printed and coloured by R. Havell, snr., paper watermarked "J. Whatman". Cut down, repaired marginal repairs, some soiling. Sheet size: 18 7/8 x 27 1/8 inches. From the first edition of "The Birds of America." This image demonstrates beautifully Audubon's ability to freeze time: a pair of these quite non- descript birds are shown at the moment when a fly comes within their range: they simultaineously reach up eager to grasp the opportunity. "This species is met with in every portion of the United States which I have visited. It is one of the birds that I should call gifted with a double set of habits, for, like a very few others that are strictlynamed land birds, it occurs not only in the fields in the interior of the country, but also on the borders of rivers, and even on the shores of the Atlantic. Its flight is extremely easy, and what I would call of a beautiful and delicate nature." (Audubon The Birds of America New York: 1859, vol.III, p.40). Up until 1998 these birds were known as water pipits, and it is under this name that Peterson, writing in 198, noted that thay 'have a wide distribution throughout the colder parts of the Northern hemisphere, ranging in North America from the tundras of Canada and Alaska in the summer to the beaches of Central America" (R.T. & V.M. Peterson The Audubon Baby Elephant Folio [London: 1981] pl.322). Susanne M. Low, A Guide to Audubon's Birds of America, New Haven & New York: 2002, pp.33-34, plate 10, version 1.

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        Gaston de Blondeville, or the Court of Henry III. Keeping Festival in Ardenne, A Romance. St. Alban’s Abbey, A Metrical Tale; with Some Poetical Pieces... To Which is Prefixed a Memoir of the Author, with Extracts From Her Journals

      London: Henry Colburn, 1826. . First edition. Four volumes. 12mo. Bound without the half titles called for in volumes three and four only, thus: (iv), 132, 186; (iv), 399, (1); (iii-vi), 375, (1); (iii-v), vi, (2), 331, (1) pp. Near contemporary brown half calf over marbled boards, spine flat with double gilt ruled compartments, gilt titled black labels, plain endpapers, old ownership inscriptions of one Mrs Edward Flowers to the free endpapers of each volume, further inscriptions of a W.L. Taylor to upper edge of title pages to the third and fourth volumes partially shaved. Two of the volumes with old notes to rear endpapers. Margin of one leaf (pp. 90/91) in volume one torn with loss though not affecting text, small hole to one of the front endpapers in volume three, light wear to extremities of the bindings, a very good set. First written in 1802, this the first edition was published posthumously, Radcliffe having died in 1823. As well as being hugely influential as a female writer, her work also helped define the genre of the Gothic novel. The work is prefixed with a memoir of the author’s life and appended by the long poetical work St. Alban’s Abbey, the latter two-thirds of volume four comprises her “Miscellaneous Poems”. Wolff, 5680.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Alla Giornata; or, To The Day, Volumes I, II & III

      Saunders and Otley 1826 - This is an extremely rare complete 3 volume (348, 300 + 310 pages) first edition, as published by Saunders and Otley in 1826. The covers (app. 7.625" x 4.875"), calf spines and corners, marbled boards, gold lettering in red and green backgrounds, gold design motifs, have a number of scuffs, with areas of lost color. There are several shallow edge dinks and bumped outside corners. The color is good overall, with no significant stains or deep tears. The spines are straight, and the title and volume labels unfaded. The inside front covers have the bookplate of Gery Milner Gibson Cullum, a bibliophile and author, and the last of the Cullum owners of Hardwick House, Suffolk, which the family had owned for about 250 years. There is an impression, possibly the ghosting of a removed bookplate, on the facing front end page. These are the only stamps or attachments. There are several pencil marks, but no indelible writing. Although the bindings are secure in all volumes, with no loose or missing pages, the front inside spread gutters are cracked in Volumes I & II. There are no other cracked gutters. There is frequent foxing, most of which consists of a few or several small spots. A few pages are more heavily foxed. There are no page tears or creases. The accompanying photos show the books' conditions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Storia cronologica di quaranta avvenimenti gli più importanti della vita di Gesù Cristo e di Maria Vergine descritti da Stefano Ticozzi con rami relativi incisi a contorni tratti dalle più celebri pitture delle scuole d'Italia.

      P. Hugues,, Milano, 1826 - Cm. 51, pp. (8) 70. Con antiporta raffigurante il volto di Cristo e 40 tavole fuori testo. Il tutto incise in rame. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e fregi in oro. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, ben conservato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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