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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 Empi

      London: John Murray, 1826. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Two volumes in one. lxvii, 335; 269 pp, complete with 38 engraved plates (1 colored) and maps (1 folding), 6 wood-engraved vignettes in the text. Rebound in red buckram with leather spine label, date erroneously printed as 1836 at foot. Occasional minor foxing and offsetting, one closed tear to map.In hopes of tracing the course of the Niger River, Denham's expedition crossed the desert along the long-established Sahara trade route to the kingdom of Bornu (later Nigeria), a route littered with the skeletons of thousands of slaves abandoned there over the centuries. They sighted Lake Chad and reached the capital of Bornu, where they were welcomed by a spectacular array of some five thousand horsemen sent by the Muslim prophet who ruled Bornu in the king's name. Though delighted to meet them, he refused to let them continue their explorations, lest they meet some misadventure for which he would be blamed. Ultimately, the expedition returned to England having failed to find the Niger, but having opened much of north central Africa to European knowledge. Written in a lively style, and embellished with engravings of Denham's own sketches, this account became one of the classics of its genre (DNB). Denham was later appointed lieutenant-governor of the colony of Sierra Leone, where he died of the African fever in 1828.

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        AMATEUR'S ASSISTANT; OR A SERIES OF INSTRUCTIONS IN SKETCHING FROM NATURE, THE APPLICATION OF PERSPECTIVE, TINTING OF SKETCHES, DRAWING IN WATER-COLOURS, TRANSPARENT PAINTING, &c. &c

      London: Printed For Samuel Leigh, 18, Strand., 1826. ...[vi, [1], 66 pgs.]...10 PAGE SIZE PLATES INCLUDING FRONTISPIECE, 4 ARE COLOUR AQUATINTS..."TO ACCOMPANY THE SUBJECTS WHICH FORM THE PORTABLE DIORAMA"...BOUND IN THREE QUARTER RED LEATHER(likely rebound) WITH MARBLED BOARDS AND GILT TITLE ON SPINE...The instructions are addressed to the amateur and to "those who are desirous of cultivating an intimacy with sketching and drawing"...The author, John Heaviside Clark, was primarily a landscape and marine painter who exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy between 1801-1832...A SCARCE COPY. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.

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        Penelope of Maandwerk aan het Vrouwelijk Geslacht Toegewijd (Volume IV only)

      G. J. A. Beijerinck, Amsterdam, 1826. Very Good with no dust jacket. First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover Publisher's printed blue boards, black lettering and decoration on spine and cover, fore-edge deckle. This is the only edition of this rare handicrafts magazine for Dutch housewives, containing engraved plates, most of which are hand-coloured. The magazine, originally issued monthly, was published from 1821 until 1835, and includes instructions and diagrams for embroidery, decorated pillows and curtains, decorative fire screens, paper flowers, handbags, cushions, keepsakes, baskets, drawings and paintings. The illustrations provide guidance for the successful completion of projects and suggest colour schemes and decorative patterns for various applied arts, commonly found in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Dutch homes. Each monthly edition contained two hand-coloured plates. This volume, comprising the issues for 1826, contains 24 such plates, most fold-out. IN DUTCH. Boards rubbed and worn, pages supple, some of the illustrations separating along folds, most fine. VERY GOOD. Penelope of Maandwerk Series. Vol. 4. Van Meerten, A. B. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 196, 338 pp

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        Oeuvres complètes de La Fontaine ornées de trente vignettes dessinées par Devéria et gravées par Thompson

      Paris: Baudouin Frères [Balzac], 1826. Livre. Illus. by Eugène Devéria. Très bon. Cuir. Ed. originale. Grand In-8. Paris, Baudouin frères, 1826. 23,5 x 16 cm (R), grand in-8, VIII pp. + 2 ff. n. ch. + 493 pp. + 1 f. n. ch., texte sur deux colonnes, 1 vignette sur le titre et 30 gravures en bandeaux dans le texte, reliure romantique en plein veau fauve lisse, dos à 4 nerfs avec quadruple filet doré, pièce de titre et 4 compartiments avec fleuron à froid, sur les plats un rectangle estampé à froid de feuillage et fleurons avec, au centre, un octogone, le tout entouré d'un filet noir et de trois filets dorés, petits fleurons d'angles et sur le décor estampé, roulette sur les coupes, roulette formant dentelle sur les contreplats, marges non rognées (reliure signée Thouvenin). Edition originale de la préface de Balzac. Sur le faux-titre : "H. Balzac, éditeur-propriétaire, rue des Marais-S.-Germain, n° 17". En 1825, Balzac s'associe avec le libraire Urbain Canel, le médecin Charles Carron et un officier en réforme, Benet de Montcarville, afin de publier, en édition compacte en un seul volume in-8 les oeuvres complètes de Molière, La Fontaine, Corneille et Racine. Seuls les deux premiers projets aboutirent et causèrent la première faillite de Balzac, précédée par celle de son principal associé Urbain Canel. La soeur du romancier et homme d'affaires malheureux, Laure Surville, raconte que "Balzac, transformé en spéculateur, devait commencer par éditer des livres ; ce fut effectivement ce qu'il tenta. Le premier, il eut l'idée des éditions compactes, qui enrichirent depuis la librairie, et publia en volume les oeuvres complètes de Molière et de la Fontaine. Il mena de front ces deux publications, tant il craignait qu'on ne lui enlevât l'une pendant qu'il ferait l'autre. Si ces éditions ne réussirent, pas, c'est parce que l'éditeur, inconnu en librairie, ne fut pas soutenu par ses confrères patentés, qui se refusèrent à vendre et à recevoir ces livres ; la somme prêtée ne put suffire pour les nombreuses annonces qui auraient peut-être attiré les acheteurs ; ces éditions restèrent donc parfaitement inconnues : à une année de leur publication, mon frère n'en avait pas vendu vingt exemplaires, et pour ne plus payer le loyer du magasin où elles étaient entassées et se perdaient, il s'en défit, au prix du poids brut de ce beau papier qui avait coûté si cher à noircir." ("Balzac, sa vie, ses oeuvres", Paris, Librairie nouvelle, 1858, p.77-78) Cet échec, qui explique la rareté du titre, donna néanmoins au romancier le goût de l'imprimerie, puisqu'il devint aussitôt après imprimeur, avant de faire à nouveau faillite. Quant à l'illustration, que certains considèrent à tort comme mauvaise, il semble qu'elle ait été en fait gravée - sur bois - non par Thompson mais par Pierre-François Godard d'Alençon, lié par un contrat pour la gravure de Devéria avec Balzac et Canel (cf. Vicaire, Hanoteaux, "La Jeunesse de Balzac", p. 306 sq.) Il existe des exemplaires portant "A. Sautelet" comme nom d'éditeur au lieu de celui de Baudouin. Ex-libris imprimé de Léonille Gagarine. Un bel exemplaire dans une belle reliure romantique et strictement de l'époque signée Thouvenin, avec quelques frottis au dos néanmoins. (VICAIRE, IV, 931 ; Carteret, III, 354).

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        The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press,, 1826. To which is added an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland. A New Edition, exhibiting a Faithful Collation of the Original Ms., with all the Suppressed Passages. Octavo, 8 volumes (218 × 134 mm). Contemporary tan calf, double black morocco labels, flat bands with gilt foliate roll, compartments with repeated fish-scale pattern in blind, quatrefoil gilt rolled panel between triple fillet rolls with floral corner-pieces, gilt and blind, large central supralibros to both boards of the arms of Magdalene College, foliate edge-roll, similar roll to turn-ins, marbled edges and endpapers, crimson silk page-markers. Half-titles bound in. Crested bookplate - leopard sejant-rampant couped on a torse with initials W.S.M. - to front pastedowns, some occasional light foxing and browning to leaves, some mild rubbing to spines, boards a little marked, a very good set. First published in 1720, the present edition was taken directly from Clarendon's manuscript and was described in the Edinburgh Review as "the first complete and complete and correct publication … of one of the noblest historical works of the English nation." A very handsome set indeed.

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        The History of the Rebellion and Civil War in England, to which is added an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1826. Leather-bound. Good. 8 volumes, 5.5 x 8.5. New edition, exhibiting a faithful collation of the original ms., with all the suppressed passages; also the unpublished notes of Bishop Warburton. Full brown leather bindings with gold stamping and tooled spines; labels (in black leather insets), worn/damaged/missing. Interior, some foxing, else clean; pages supple (will easily last another 300 years)

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        A Lecture, Being The Third Of A Series Of Lectures Introductory

      1826. Hoffman, David [1784-1854]. A Lecture, Being The Third Of A Series Of Lectures, Introductory To A Course Of Lectures Now Delivering in the University of Maryland. Published At The Request Of The Faculty Of Law. Baltimore: Printed by J.D. Toy, April 1826. 62 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers, blank upper margin and spine expertly restored. Some edgewear, faint vertical crease through center. Moderate toning and dampspotting to text, internally clean. * One of a series of (at least) nine "introductory" lectures, four of which, including this, were published separately. They were reprinted collectively, with other material, in Hoffman's Introductory lectures ...(1837). This one is devoted to moot courts, an extensive model of which (pp. 50-61) is preceded by a discussion of general issues including pleading, evidence, actions, and especially the value of debating. Hoffman was a pioneer in American legal education. In 1817 Hoffman published his classic Course of legal study, and in 1823 began to lecture at the University of Maryland, having been appointed professor of law there in 1816. OCLC locates 15 copies, 5 in law libraries (Columbia, Duke, Harvard, University of Maryland, US Supreme Court). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8631, 8625.

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        TREATISE ON DISLOCATIONS, AND ON FRACTURES OF THE JOINTS

      1826. Very Good. COOPER, Astley. A TREATISE ON DISLOCATIONS, AND ON FRACTURES OF THE JOINTS. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1826. Fifth Edition. 4vo. 518pp. 34 plates, all called for. Contemporary 3/4 calf and marble board, spine gone, boards detached needs rebinding. Ownership stamp to title page, and verso of some plates. Plates are clean and free from foxing, though show some slight offset to descriptive facing pages. Interiors are clean and bright. A very good copy of one of the most famous works on dislocations and fractures ever published. (Garrison-Morton 4412- 1 for first edition)

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        PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copies left by the Late George Steevens and Edmond Malone, with Mr. Malone's Various Readings; a Selection of Explanatory and Historical Notes, from the Most Eminent Commentators; A History of the Stage, and a Life of Shakespeare, by Alexander Chalmers

      London: For C. and J. Rivington, et al., 1826. 8 volumes. The Malone edition. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. 8vo, full tan calf, gilt ruled and diced on the covers, gilt tooling to the edges, the spines with finely gilt panel designs within compartments separated by wide raised bands gilt ruled, two dark brown lettering labels gilt, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers. A very pleasing set, quite fine, tight and well preserved. A FINE AND EARLY SET OF SHAKESPEARE’S WORK. The Malone edition, one of the very best editions of Shakespeare's works. Includes Chalmers’ Preface, a Life of Shakespeare, the author’s will, Johnson’s and Pope’s famed prefaces, an Historical Account of the English Stage and for each play, an historical sketch and argument are prefixed. This version derives as well as from Rowe and those who followed him, from Malone’s 1821 text, which is renowned for its accuracy and consistency. In fact, it “has time and again been called the foundation of modern Shakespeare scholarship.” [Shakespeare Domesticated]. This collection is of value not only because it is attractive and well preserved but also because it contains documents and editing considered highly significant in Shakespearean scholarship and editing.

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        Sheffield from the Reservoirs Crookes Moor 1826.

      LONDON Published by T.C.Hofland,23 Newman Street 1826.. The Sheffield painter T.C.Hofland was born in Worksop and married to the successful poet & writer Barbara Hofland herself a daughter of a Sheffield Industrialist from Attercliffe Despite her husbands reputation her earnings as a writer were the main source of family income throughout their marriage. Hofland had two of his Sheffield paintings published as coloured lithographs,this one by F.C.Lewis and "Sheffield from the Norton Road near Meersbrook" which is also available, by T.Sutherland. Scans on request

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        Reisen und Untersuchungen in Griechenland

      nebst Darstellung und Erklärung vieler neuentdeckten Denkmäler griechischen Styls, und einer kritischen Übersicht aller Unternehmungen dieser Art, von Pausanias bis auf unsere Zeiten. 2 vols. Paris 1826-30. Illustr. 4to. XX + 318 + XXII pp. Publisher's cased boards.. Usædvanligt rent og velholdt ekspl. indvendigt, bindet ligeledes pænt og velholdt, men med de uundgåelige stød på hjørner og kanter, som kartonnage er udsat for.Unusually clean and well preserved copy inside, binding also nice and in very good condition but carrying the inevitable marks of use on corners and headbands that boards cannot avoid through time.This great work by P.O. Brøndsted is the literary and scientifical result of his studies and travels; it is illustr. with engravings and a few lithographies by the best European artists, and it was welcomed with full honour by contemporary scholars and reviewed among other by Goethe. Through this voyage he became one of the pioneers of modern archeological research. A French edition was published together with the German one. NBG VII, 472. Bibl. Dan. II, 410

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        Hall's Voyages (Set of 3 Volumes in Constable's Miscellany of Original and Selected Publications in the Various Departments of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts)

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co, 1826. Volume I: Voyage to Loo-Choo and Other Places in the Eastern Seas, in the Year 1816. Including an Account of Captain Maxwell's Attack on the Batteries at Canton; and Notes of an Interview with Buonaparte at St Helena, in August 1817. iv, ii, 322 pages. Volume II and III: Extracts from a Journal Written on the Coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, in the Years 1820, 1821, 1822. xii, 313 and x, 311 pages. Each volume is 14.6cm x 9.7cm. Engraved half-title pages. Blind-stamped original three-quarter calf with gitl titling and rules on the spine. Marbled boards. Corners a little bumped. A lovely old set. Scarce.. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good.

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        Neue physicalisch-chemische Beschreibung der Mineralquellen zu Pyrmont nebst naturgeschichtlicher Darstellung ihrer Umgebung

      Bad Pyrmont, Uslar 1826. 20 cm. 16, (2), 382 Seiten mit 1 gefalteten Kupfertafel, 1 gefalteten grenzkolorierten Kupferstichkarte (49 x 36 cm) und 3 gefalteten Tabellen. Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschild - Engelmann, Geogr. 802 - Hirsch / Hübotter I, 676 (vgl.) - Umfassendes Handbuch über Bad Pyrmont und seine Mineralquellen. Inhalt: Mineralogisch-geognostische Bemerkungen über die Umgebungen Pyrmonts; Versuch eines systematischen Verzeichnisses der in der Umgebung von Pyrmont wildwachsenden phanerogamischen Gewächse; Bemerkungen über die Fauna von Pyrmont; Dunsthöhle; Mineralquellen des Fürstentums Pyrmont; Entstehung der Mineralwasser, besonders die Pyrmonter Mineralquellen; Literatur, die Quellen und andere physische Merkwürdigkeiten betreffend. Die Kupfertafel mit Grundriß und Durchschnitt der Erdfälle; die Karte, gestochen von Leutemann, zeigt die Umgebung von Pyrmont zwischen Hameln, Polle, Schwalenberg und Bösingfeld. Leicht gebräunt, ohne das Frontispiz (Ansicht der Dunsthöhle) -

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        AUTOGRAPH ALBUM FROM YALE COLLEGE CLASS OF 1826

      New Haven CT, 1826. Hardcover. Very Good. Quarter leather blank book made by Durrie & Peck, Stationers and Blank Book Manufacturers, New Haven, with their small blue label on the front pastedown. Fore edge is also leather, gilt decoration on spine and cover, red morocco label on cover with gilt lettered 'Elizur T. Washburn'. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD; leather on spine is very dried out and has a crack running vertically, and a small piece missing, ffep is slightly loose, otherwise, the binding is tight and internally the pages are very clean. Elizur T. Washburn was a member of Yale class of 1826 and he wrote every classmates name, in pencil in the upper right hand corner of each page, arranged alphabetically, and attempted to get as many signatures and inscriptions as possible, of the 108 graduates of 1826 (Yale's largest class up to that point) Washburn got 99 to sign and/or inscribe his book, also at the end of the book he collected the signatures and inscriptions of 6 members of the classes of 1827 & 1828, for a total of 105 signatures. Elizur Washburn (1805-1831) was the son of Joseph Washburn (Yale College Class of 1793) and Sarah Washburn, born in Farmington CT. After graduation from Yale he taught at the American Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb and the travelled to the Caribbean, Europe & the Mediterranean before returning home where he died shortly after in 1831. Five letters from Elizur to family members posted from London in 1829 are included in the Joseph Washburn Family Collection at the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale. On request I can email you a complete list of the 105 students who signed the book, however I will list a few here; & John Glover Adams- Physician, Pres. N.Y. Medical & Surgical Society, Elijah Porter Barrows--Theologian, James Dyer Chapman--Theologian, James Cogswell Fisher--Physician, Died at Battle of Gettysburgh, Henry Zachariah Hayner--Lawyer, Lieutenant Army of the Potomac, Died in the Battle of Williamsburgh, David Lowrey Seymour--Politician, Member of U.S. Congress from Troy NY,& Julian Monson Sturtevant, Theologian. Almost all the pages have inscriptions in addition to the signatures, which range from friendly recollections to Shakespearian quotes etc. & & & & & & & & &

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        LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. 4 VOLUMES. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED SET

      Oxford.: William Pickering/Talboys and Wheeler., 1826. ... 4 VOLUME SET... OXFORD EDITION...Vol. I: [xxi, 394pp]... Vol. II: [416pp]... Vol. III: [395pp]... Vol. IV: [428pp]... This is an EXTRA ILLUSTRATED SET(noted on spine), beautifully bound in olive green morocco leather with brown leather contrasting spines, AEG, decoratively framed stamped boards and spine, raised spine bands, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, bound by the famous Bayntun Bindery in Bath... HEAVILY ILLUSTRATED WITH COLORED PLATES AND MEZZO-TINTS...ALSO ENGRAVED PLATES WHICH ARE PRINTS AND FACSIMILE MANUSCRIPTS(SOME OF WHICH ARE FOLDING), ETC... "Boswell is best known for the biography he wrote of one of his contemporaries, the English literary figure Samuel Johnson, which contemporary Johnsonian critic Harold Bloom has claimed is the greatest biography written in the English language."... Inscription in each volume dated 1921, to a William M. Wood, possibly the same Wood who owned a textile mill in Lawrence, MA and was considered an "expert in efficiency"... Weight approx. 9 lbs... . Full-Leather. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA MAISON DE SAVOIE PAR JEAN FRÉZET PRÊTRE DE L'EX-CONGREGATIONS-EINSEIGNANTE DE S. JOSEPH DE LYON PROFESSEUR DE L'ACADÉMIE R. MILITAIRE.

      TURIN, CHEZ ALLIANA ET PARAVIA, 1826-1827Esemplare in ottime condizioni Legatura coeva in mezza pelle rossa con fregi in oro ai dorsi ITALIANO Legature coeve in mezza pelle rossa  e carta maculata;  ai dorsi, titolo, numero di tomo, fregi e filetti, il tutto in oro, tagli spruzzati. Al contropiatto anteriore  dei volumi, ex-libris: Del Marchese Balbiano. I volume: frontespizio, 463 pagine numerate, bianco il verso dell'ultima, 1 carta di permissione, 1 carta di errata; 42 tavole fuori testo litografate e raffiguranti i vari re e regine da Beroldo in avanti fino ad Amedeo VII. II volume 590 pagine numerate, compreso il frontespizio, 1 carta di errata; 31 tavole fuori testo litografate raffiguranti sempre i rami dinastici di Casa Savoia da Amedeo VIII a Carlo Emanuele II. III volume : 668 pagine numerate, compreso il frontespizio, 1 carta ripiegata, 1 carta di errata; 14 tavole fuori testo, di cui due all'antiporta, litografate e raffiguranti i Savoia da Vittorio Amedeo III a Carlo Felice. Importante opera storiografica, rara a trovarsi completa di tutte le tavole fuori testo, dedicata alla storia di Casa Savoia, del ramo regnante, di quello cadetto e di quello dei Carignano. I volumi sono corredati e impreziositi dalle tavole, in buona parte da disegno di Francesco Gonin che raffigurano i regnanti in abbigliamento dell'epoca. Esemplare in ottime condizioni, lievi quanto sporadiche fioriture ad alcune carte.

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        The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is, With all the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostickes & Severall Cures of It

      London: Thomas McLean, 1826. hardcover. fine. by Democritus Junior. Beautifully engraved copperplate frontispiece. 2 volumes bound in 1. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 rust morocco, marbled boards, t.e.g., gilt-lettered spine. London: Thomas McLean, 1826. Eighth Edition corrected and augmented by the author. Fine.

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        Recueil des Scènes Familiéres, et de Société de Paris [with] Recueil de Cinquante Scenes de Grisetes [with] Les Jeux de L'Enfance [with] Miscellaneous Prints

      Paris: Delpech, 1826 / 1824. - Grisettes, Mischievous Children, and Deadly SinsIn Sixty-Two Hand-Colored LithographsSCHEFFER, Jean Gabriel. AUBRY, Charles. BOILLY, Louis Leopold. Recueil des Scènes Familiéres, et de Société de Paris [with] Recueil de Cinquante Scenes de Grisetes [with] Les Jeux de L'Enfance [with] Miscellaneous Prints. Paris: Delpech, 1826 (Recueil des Scenes); 1826 (Recueil de Cinquante); 1824 (Jeux de l'enfance), 1824 (Miscellaneous). Folio. Twenty-one hand colored lithographed plates of thirty-six (Recueil des Scenes Familiéres); twenty-eight hand-colored lithographs of fifty (Recueil de Cinquante Scenes de Grisetes); eight hand-colored lithographed plates (Jeux); three (of seven) hand-colored lithographed plates by Boilly from Les Sept péchés capital (1824) an album excerpted as a separate series from Recueil de Grimaces (1824); two hand-colored lithographs by Aubry (1824). A total of sixty-two plates.Mid-nineteenth century quarter crimson straight-grained morocco over straight-grained paper boards. Gilt rules and lettering ("Recueil De Lithograph") to spine. Plate One (Recueil des Scenes) with foxing and damp stains not affecting image and repairs to verso; plate 3 with foxing and damp stains not affecting image; plate 9 with small rubbed hole at image's lower corner edge. Scattered foxing to margins of some plates. Otherwise an excellent collection of scarce lithographs.Only one complete copy of Recueil des Scènes Familiéres and Recueil de Cinquante Scenes de Grisetes in international library holdings, at Yale and the Ransom Center respectively. Only one copy of Jeux de l'enfance in institutional holdings worldwide, i.e. Gordon Ray's at the Morgan Library, though Ray, alas, does not mention it in his The Illustrated Book In France. The album was issued with six plates by Aubry, yet a few copies have turned up in trade with the two thematically related Boilly lithographs bound-in as here.This album was issued by Delpech as a compilation of unsold prints, a common practice of contemporary printmakers and sellers, or assembled by a collector.The contemporary manners and customs of Parisian couples, illustrated with great charm and wry, understated humor by Swiss genre painter and lithographer Jean Gabriel Scheffer (1797-1876), who studied with Regnault and was a friend of Corot, Aligny, and Léopold Robert. His work was shown at the Salon de Paris beginning in 1822; his reputation as a designer of many wryly humorous lithographs, typically signed "J.S.," was firm. The son of a wood-carver, Louis Léopold Boilly lived in Douai until he was seventeen years of age, when he went to Arras to receive instruction in trompe-l'oeil painting at Domenica Doncre before moving to Paris in 1785. Between 1789 and 1791 he executed eight small scenes on moralizing and amorous subjects for the Avignon collector Esprit-Claude-François Calvet (1728–1810), including The Visit (1789; Saint-Omer, Musée Hôtel Sandelin). He exhibited at the Salon between 1791 and 1824 and received a gold medal at the Salon in 1804. These paintings thoroughly observed and reflected all aspects of urban life, its costumes and its habits, between the revolutionary period and the Restoration. In 1823, Boilly produced a series of humorous lithographies entitled Grimaces. In 1833, at a time when his popularity was declining, he was admitted to the Légion d’honneur and the Institut de France.Plates bound in sequence:Jeux de l'enfance Prints:Aubry, nos. 1-6, in sequence [with]Boilly, Le Perruque de Grand-Pere.Boilly, Le Bonnet de la Grand-Mere.Miscellaneous Prints:Aubry, Les Soins d'une Mere (The Solicitude of a Mother), Delpech , 1824.Aubry, La Nourrice Imprudente (The Imprudent Nurse), Delpech, 1824.Boilly, L'Envie (Envy), Delpech, 1824.Boilly, ah! le méchant (Evil), Delpech, 1824.Boilly, La Paresse (Sloth), Delpech, 1824.Recueil des Scènes Familiéres, et de Société de Paris Prints (Scheffer):Première Partie:1. 8 heures du soir - signed J.S.2. 8 heures du matin - signed J.S.3. Comme on [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Medal for the departure of the first voyage of the Astrolabe

      Paris,: Depaulis, 1826.. Bronze medal, 50 mm., extremely fine. Rare original medallion commemorating the departure on 25 April 1826 of the first voyage of the Astrolabe to the South Seas, under the command of Dumont d'Urville.The Astrolabe (Duperrey's old ship the Coquille renamed in honour of La PÈrouse) was instructed to explore the principal island groups in the South Pacific, completing the work of the Duperrey voyage, on which the commander had been a naturalist. The expedition sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, through Bass Strait, stopped at Port Phillip, and arrived at Sydney on 1 December 1828. They later sailed via the northwest coast of Australia to Tasmania, from where they proceeded to Vanikoro in search of traces of La PÈrouse.The full inscription on the reverse reads: "S.A.R. Monseigneur Le Dauphin, Amiral de France. M. Le Cte Chabrol de Crouzol, Pair de France, Ministre de la Marine. M. Dumont D'Urville, Captaine de Fregate, commandant ''Expedition".Marquess of Milford Haven, 'British and Foreign Naval Medals', 190.

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        [Cruikshank, George] Presentation Copy: Phrenological Illustrations

      London: George Cruikshank, Sold by J. Robins and Co., 1826. First edition, first issue. 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.

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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 (Matthew Henry Barker)

      London: James Robbins, 1826. First edition. Hardcover. 19th century three quarter black morocco and blue cloth/No Dust Jacket. 200 pages. 4to, 27 1/2 x 22 cm. Twelve hand-colored plates, tissue guards, designed and engraved by Cruikshank -- the plate facing p.61 with partially augmented by an amateur hand. With sixteen woodcuts in the text. ABBEY SCENERY 226. COHN 53. This, the collected edition, an utmost rarity in the original parts is nevertheless, early and excellent Cruikshank. The latter illustrated a host of naval titles authored by Barker. A thematic precursor to Gilbert & Sullivan without music: brave, honest and naive seamen diligently serving the Crown. Plates clean and brightly colored with text also fresh. Spine wear at backstrip extremities, corner and joint rubbing, raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt maritime motifs, author's signature in gilt, bookplate.

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        Versuch einer Monographie der China [Chinarinde].

      Hamburg, Hartwig & Müller, 1826. - 8 kolorierte und gefaltete Kupfertafeln, 10 Tabellen auf 8 Bl. , XI, 348 S. 4°. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung (Gelenke behutsam und kaum merklich restauriert) Einzige Ausgabe der bedeutendsten Monographie über die Chinarinde, hier in einem vollständigen Exemplar mit den sonst immer fehlenden Tabellen. - Nissen, Botan. Buchillustr. 144; Pritzel 655; Waring, Bibliotheca therapeutica 353. - Umfassende Untersuchung der Natur-, Drogen- und Handelsgeschichte der Fieberrinden, die auch als Therapeutikum bei Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten zur Anwendung kam. "This is the work of a 'droguerie makler', or 'drug broker', who for series of years had occasion in his mercantile transactions to become intimately acquainted with his subject. To this point his attention was almost exclusively directed, without any regard to expense or labour" (Waring). Das Werk beginnt mit einem Literturverzeichnis von 72 Seiten Umfang, in dem auch die Arbeit von Pelletier and Caventou erwähnt wird, die erstmals 1820 Cinchonin und Chinin isoliert hatten, vgl. DSB X, 497. Die Tafeln mit Abbildungen verschiedener Arten von Chinarinde (7) und eines Berges mit "Cinchonen"- Bäumen. Unser Exemplar enthält die 10 Tabellen über die mit den Rinden angestellten Reaktionsversuche, außerdem mit genauen Angaben des Gehalts von Chinchonin und Chinin einer jeden Sorte. Diese Tabellen fehlen in den Exemplaren des Britischen Museums und der Wellcome Library. Die Erklärung der Tabellen findet sich auf den Seiten 331-341 und wurden verfaßt von Christian Heinrich Pfaff (1773-1852), Prof. der Medizin, Physik und Chemie an der Universität Kiel, vgl. Poggendorff II, 425-428. - Sehr gut erhaltenes, breitrandiges Exemplar, nahezu fleckenfrei.

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        The LIFE Of SAMUEL JOHNSON, LLD. From the Oxford English Classic Series

      Oxford:: Published by William Pickering, London; and Talboys & Wheeler, Oxford.. 1826.. 8vo. 1st edition thus (Kelly 1826.2; Keynes, p. 54; NCBEL II, 1214). 4 volumes.. Period-style modern tan half-calf bindings with deep maroon & dark green spine labels; marbled boards; & speckled edges. Modern eps.. Fine. A very handsome set showing just a spot or two of occasional. foxing & bpt of prior owner.. One of the Pickering imprints that Keynes notes as having "special merit". . Engraved portrait of Boswell (V1) & two facsimile letters.

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        Coloured Cartoons of Alnwick Election [Cover Title]

      [Alnwick]: 1826-32. An album containing 36 engraved and etched caricatures, including at least 25 dealing with the Alnwick (Northumberland) election of 1826, some additional dealing with the Northumberland election of 1832, and 3 broadsides (2 illustrated). various sized sheets, 25 hand-coloured, most mounted on larger uniform sheets. bound as an oblong folio in later half morocco (extremities worn, short splits in lower joints, scattered soiling & foxing, several sheets folded & some torn but with no loss of image). ownership entry of William Graham Richardson, North Shields. The 1826 Alnwick election for two parliamentary representatives for Northumberland was a hotly contested one, marked by much rancour and animosity among the candidates and the voters. Some voters engaged in the practice of plumping, or voting for only a single candidate rather than two. Of the four contestants, Henry Thomas Liddell (Liddle) (Tory), Matthew Bell (Tory), Thomas Wentworth Beaumont (at the time an Independent Reformer), and Henry George Grey, Viscount Howick (Whig), Liddell and Bell emerged victorious. Another figure appearing in some of the caricatures is John George Lambton, later first Earl of Durham, Governor General of Canada (1837) and author of the celebrated Durham Report (1839). While supporting the candidature of his brother-in-law, Lord Howick, Lambton fought a bloodless duel with T.W.Beaumont. A full listing of the broadsides and caricatures, some of which carry the imprint of W.Stephenson or W.Davison, is available upon request..

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        RAMBLES IN MADEIRA, AND IN PORTUGAL,

      - IN THE EARLY PART OF M. DCCC.XXVI [1826]. With appendix details, illustrative of the health, climate, produce, and civil history of the Island. [Printed by R. Gilbert, St. John's Square] London: printed for C. & J. Rivington, 1827. De 19x12 cm. Com xvi-380 pags. Encadernação da época com lombada em percalina. Ilustrado com um mapa desdobrável da Madeira expressamente desenhado e litografado para esta obra por W. R. Gardener. Obra Rambles in Madeira, literalmente "Passeios na Madeira " foi dedicada a George Stoddart, Esq, Director da Comissão de Socorros Públicos dos Países Estrangeiros na Ilha da Madeira. Contém a descrição da Madeira nas primeiras 170 páginas: as impressões da terra; os costumes; a igreja do Monte; o Tratado com o Brasil; as Quintas; os hábitos dos residentes ingleses; os almoços e os bailes durante as tardes; a beleza das portuguesas e os costumes para com elas; Câmara de Lobos; o Cabo Girão; Santa Cruz; Machico; Sto. António da Serra; Camacha; o Curral; o vale do Porto da Cruz; os cemitérios dos estrangeiros; as excursões pela montanha; o afloramento fóssil do Caniçal; o Convento de Sta. Clara; o Pico Ruivo; as flores da Madeira; o alojamento, refeições, vinhos e preços para os estrangeiros; a vida e cultura da sociedade portuguesa da Madeira e seus costumes, propriedades, educação, literatura, os camponeses, os pobres, o clero, etc. [EN] Work Rambles in Madeira, literally 'tours in Madeira' was dedicated to George Stoddart, Esq, Director of Public Aid Commission of Foreign Countries in Madeira. Illustrated with a foldout map of Madeira expressly designed for this work and lithographed by W. R. Gardener. Contains a description of Madeira in the first 170 pages: impressions of thr land, the customs, the church on the Mont, the treaty with Brazil; Thursdays; habits of British residents; lunches and dances in the afternoons, the beauty of Portuguese women and customs towards them; Câmara de Lobos, the Cabo Girao, Santa Cruz, Machico; Sto. António da Serra; Camacha, the valley of Puerto de la Cruz, the graveyards of foreigners, the mountain excursions, the outcropping fossil Caniçal, the Convent of Santa Clara, the Pico Ruivo, Madeira flowers; accommodation and meals, wines and prices for foreigners, life and culture of Portuguese society of Madeira and its customs, property, education, literature, the peasants, the poor, the clergy, etc. Location/localizacao: 8-15-F-27

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        Nett Rates of Sea Pay

      [?London, The Admiralty, , c.1826]. Quarto (280 × 235 mm) contemporary sprinkle calf by Smith of Long Acre, marbled endpapers, thumb-indexed with manuscript section titles, fore-edges reinforced with linen. 13 double-page printed tables with manuscript additions giving the pay rates across the Navy from Admiral to Landman, and including the Royal Marines and Royal Marine Artillery. Hand-written table of daily pay for the Marine Corps on the last leaf. Just a little rubbed, overall very good. Extremely interesting and unusual item recording pay rates for 1st through to 6th Raters, Sloops and Bomb-Ships, Seamen, Boys &c., Marines and Marine Artillery, as also Ordinary Afloat and Yard Service Afloat. Columns show pay per month; per year; daily, one to six days; and weekly, one to three weeks, manuscript additions relate to allotments, and quarterly bills. This is clearly an internal document, perhaps intended to be kept on the flag-ship of a fleet, no title page and no sign that it was intended to have one. A wonderful resource for detailed information on the structure of Naval pay in the early part of the nineteenth century.

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        The Naval History of Great Britain,

      London, Richard Bentley,, 1826. From the Declaration of War by France in 1793, to the Accession of George IV. in 1820. A New Edition, with Considerable Additions and Improvements, including Diagrams of all the Principal Actions. 6 volumes, octavo (215 × 134 mm). Contemporary navy blue calf, title direct to spines, flat bands with a broad gilt roll, triple fillet gilt panels to the compartments, similar panels with small floral corner-pieces gilt to the boards, double fillet gilt edge-roll, all edges gilt, cardinal red surface-paper endpapers, green silk page-markers. Battle-plans to the text, 28 folding tables. Spines lightly sunned, overall a little rubbing, endpapers a little oxidised, contents with some spotting and browning, heavier in some gatherings as usual, but overall a very suitably bound and attractive set. A "monument of accuracy - it has stood the test of time and remains the best account of the naval side of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars" (Kemp, The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea, p. 425). First conceived of when he was held prisoner in America during the War of 1812 the Naval History is a remarkable work. Working under the motto "Verité sans Peur", James set himself standards of inclusiveness and accuracy extraordinary for the 19th century. His aim was to compile "... an exact account of every operation of naval war during the period named. He consulted not only published works, especially the official narratives, both British and French, but also the logs of the ships, and, whenever possible, the participants themselves" (ODNB). The "greater portion" of the sixth volume "is made up of the operations of the late american [sic.]war" (Preface), and a previous owner has loosely inserted the emblematic frontispiece of Bowen's Naval Monument, representing America's triumphs in the War of 1812. Successively mined by Forester and O'Brian for incident and colour, this well-written history is not only essential reference for the period, but makes excellent reading. Armorial bookplates of William Beaumaurice Rush to the front pastedowns. Rush received his unusual middle name from the circumstance of having been born at sea off the Beaumaris peninsula in 1750. He served briefly in the Navy, Lieutenant 1777, before inheriting estates in Suffolk and a considerable fortune derived from the family's "great vinegar yard" at Southwark. He sold the estate at Roydon to Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, and settled in Wimbledon, much enlarging and improving Wimbledon House which he had inherited from his grandfather.

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        Treatise Of Clock And Watchmaking: Theoretical and Practical

      Edinburgh: Cumming, Dublin. Very Good+. 1826. First Edition; First Printing. 3/4 Leather. Bound by the legendary Byzantium Studios in 3/4 red Morocco with Jemma Lewis marbled boards, title tooled in gold on the spine, hand sewn period headbands, period endsheets. A scarce and desirable First Edition in Very Good+ or better condition in a Fine binding, pages and trimmed plates slightly soiled, early facsimile of plate xv present; The masterpiece of Thomas Reid (1762 - 1823) , practicing watchmaker and one of the most celebrated Scottish clock makers. His "Treatise on Clock- and Watchmaking" was one of the most popular and best written horological works of the period .

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        Vermehrtes Kirchen- und Haus-Gesangbuch für Neu-Vorpommern und Rügen. Nebst einem erbaulichen Gebetbuche

      Stralsund, Struck 1826. 17 cm. (14), 672, (34), 36 Seiten mit Titelvignette. Grüner Maroquin-Band der Zeit mit reicher Vergoldung, rotem Festeinband, Ledereinband-Rückenschild und dreiseitigem gepunztem Goldschnitt. In farblich passendem Pappschuber, mit Buntpapier bezogen - Metzger 1818-505 (vgl.) - Nach der Ausgabe von 1750 mit Vorrede des Generalsuperintendenten Jakob Heinrich von Balthasar (1690 - 1763; vergleiche BBKL I, 360). Beide Deckel mit reicher Goldprägung: Florale Bordüre, in der Mitte ein Wappenschild, darüber ein fliegender Engel, darunter Leier und Anker. Innendeckel mit Papier-Abdeckung mit halbkreisförmigen Einschnitten, die sich an einem Faden öffnen lässt und den Blick auf goldgeprägte Monogramme "J. C. Z." und "E. L. B." frei gibt. Angebunden: Richtiger Abdruck der Episteln, Evangelien und Biblischen Historien, wie selbige in Pommern und Rügen nach der Kirchen-Agenda an den Sonn- und Fest-Tagen ... vorzulesen und zu erklären verordnet sind; Mit Beyfügung der besondern Texte, worüber in einigen anderen Gemeinen das Nachmittags gepredigt wird, und dem kleinen Catechismus ... Luthers ... Stralsund, Struck, 1813. 160 Seiten mit Titelvignette -

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        WOODSTOCK; Or The Cavalier. A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-One. By “The Author of Waverley, Tales of the Crusaders,” &c

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1826. 3 volumes. First Edition, with all half-titles present. 8vo, contemporary half tan calf over marbled boards, the covers with borders tooled in blind, the spines with raised bands, gilt stopped, separating the compartments which are elaborately decorated with full gilt emblazoned panels incorporating dense border tools and central ornamental tools, two maroon morocco lettering pieces to each volume, stamped in gilt, blue end-leaves. xvi, [second half-title], 315; [iv], 332; [iv], 370 pp. A handsome set, beautifully preserved in its original contemporary calf bindings, internally, very clean, and with a little evidence of age, the contemporary bindings unusually bright and as fine. A SCARCE AND EXCELLENT WORK. This set with all half-titles as is often not the case. Sir Walter Scott was considered to be the inventor of the historical novel and the success of his Waverley series was immediate and long lasting throughout the English speaking world.

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        Ausführliches System der Maschinen-Kunde mit speciellen Anwendungen bei mannichfaltigen Gegenständen der Industrie. Für den Praktiker bearbeitet. 2 Text- und 2 Atlasbände

      Heidelberg, Groos 1826 -1828. 25 cm. Atlasbände 25 x 33 cm. In 4 Bänden. (4), 14, 276; 8, 496 (pag. 277-772), 89, (1); 12, 366; 10, 408 (pag. 367-774), 52, (16 = Gesamt-Register) Seiten und 1 Falttabelle und 112 Tafeln (49 Kupfertafeln von F. Wolff und a.; 63 lithographierte Tafeln von Rudolf Schlicht und a.). Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit, Textbände mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung; Atlasbände mit goldgeprägtem Titelschild auf dem Vorderdeckel - Engelmann, Mechan. 213 - Klemm 437 - Poggendorff I, 1373 (nur Band 1) - Einzige Ausgabe dieses wichtigen Quellenwerkes. Langsdorf (auch: Langsdorff), Professor der Mathematik an der Universität Heidelberg, behandelt in vier Abteilungen allgemeine dynamische Lehren, Anwendung der Lehre vom Hebel, Grundlehren der Hydraulik, Rad an der Welle, Zahnräder, Wasserleitungen, Wasserräder, Wassersäulenmaschine nach Höll, Dampfmaschinen, Windräder, Schaufelwerke, Feuerspritzen, Mühlen im allgemeinen, Getreidemühlen, Ölmühlen, Lohmühlen, Sägemühlen, Papiermühlen, landwirtschaftliche Maschinen, Bergwerksmaschinen, Gebläse, Hammerwerke, etc. Tafel 60 des 2. Bandes wurde nicht ausgeliefert; an dieser Stelle die Nachtragstafel 47 zu Band 1. Vollständiges, fleckenfreies Exemplar. Im vorderen Innendeckel zeitgenössischer Besitzeintrag, schönes Exemplar in perfektem zeitgenössischem Zustand. -

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        THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON. WITH NOTES OF VARIOUS AUTHORS

      London: Rivington, Cuthell, Nunn, et. al., 1826 (Vol VII 1809). Spines just slightly dull, flyleaves foxed, else very bright and tight, lovely set. Third Todd edition Seven volumes. Bound by J. Clark in full tree calf with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with fancy gilt ornaments and leather title labels gilt Edited by H.J. Todd

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        Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, in the Years 1822, 1823, and 1824. by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton and the Late Doctor Oudney, Extending Across the Great Desert to the Tenth Degree of Northern Latitude, and from Ko

      London: , 1826.. First edition.. Rebacked with original spine laid down, dampstaining to lower corner affecting mostly just the margins of plates but a couple extending into image, closed tear to folding map, light sporadic spotting but on the whole still a very good copy. . 4to, . Illustrated with 37 plates (one hand coloured) and maps and a large folding map entitled ?Map of the Discoveries made in Northern & Central Africa, By Dr. oudney, Major Denham & Capt. Clapperton, R.N. in the years 1822,3 & 4. ? at rear.. Ibrahim-Hilmy p. 172, Lowndes I, p. 629 Scottish explorer Captain Clapperton set off to explore the interior of Africa with Major Denham and Dr. Oudney in 1822. They left Tripoli to traverse the Sahara and arrived at Lake Chad in 1823. They were the first Europeans to see the lake. After quarelling Captain Clapperton & Doctor Oudney travelled west towards the Niger River while Major Denham went south. After contracting a fever Dr. Oudney died, and Clapperton met up again with Denham to return to England. In 1825 Clapperton returned to Nigeria for a second expedition to try and prove the Niger emptied into the Atlantic . He unfortunately died before he could do so. Until relatively recently it was believed that the narrative of their African exploration, although attributed also to Clapperton and Oudney , was chiefly by Denham. However, in the 1980?s diplomat and scholar Bruce-Lockhart discovered two unpublished manuscripts of Clapperton?s diary in the Brenthurst library in Johannsburg. Clapperton entrusted the diary with John Barrow to take back for publication, and Barrow assured the readers it was unedited, but a comparison between the ms. and the final printed version refutes this case. According to Bruce-Lockhart Clapperton?s value judgments were ?less Eurocentric than those of many pre-colonial travellers. ?Inscription to flyleaf by Rear Admiral William Henry Smyth ?The map of this work, if nearly the whole of Clapperton?s Journal, were arranged by me-indeed I has some trouble with the party in Africa. London, May 1827. W.H.S.?. There are also a few marginalia by Smyth including a note commenting on Denham?s attitude in life. Rear Admiral Smyth travelled to Tripoli in 1821 on HMS Adventure and met up with the Beechey brothers. He surveyed the whole Northern coast from Alexandria to Tripoli. An interesting association copy of an important work on African exploration.

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        Carte topographique, mineralogique et statistique de la France reduite de celle de Cassini, a l'echelle de 1/388800 (1 lig. pr. 450). Rectifiée d'apres les nouvelles Observations astronomiques, les leves du Cadastre, les Travaux des Ponts-et-Chaussees, des Mines etc

      Paris, Hyacinthe Langlois 1826.. 25 mehrf. gef. kolor. Stahlstichkarten auf Leinen aufgezogen. Gestochen von R. Wahl, Dandeleux et Malo. In 2 zeitgenössischen Pappschubern m. hs. Rückenschildchen. Text der Übersichtskarte (Tableau d'Assemblage): Nouvelle Carte Physique et Politique de la France. Comprenant ses Divisions Militaires, ses Archeveches, Eveches et tous ses Chefs-lieux de Cantons. Ebda. 1822. Imposante Karten, welche zusammen eine Fläche von ca. 7,2 m2 ergeben (Übersichtskarte: 46,5 x 45 cm, 6 Karten: 71,5 x 46,5 cm, 18 Karten: 60 x 46,5 cm). Die Karten verso gestempelt u. m. alten Blattbezeichnungen versehen. Die Tafeln in mehrfarbigem Handcolorit (Grenzen, wichtige Verbindungen, etc.). Die Pappschuber berieben u. bestossen. Sämtliche Karten in außergewöhnlich gutem Zustand, fleckenfrei.

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        CHRONICA DA RAINHA A SENHORA D. MARIA SEGUNDA.

      - Comprehendendo os documentos do seu reinado de direito e de facto desde 2 de Maio de 1826 até 15 de Novembro de 1853. Por Editor António José Fernandes Lopes. Typographia de A. J. F. Lopes. Lisboa. 1857, 1859 e 1861. Obra em 3 volumes. De 27x20 cm. Com 429, 444 e 436 pags. Encadernações com lombadas em pele, ferros a ouro nos por nervos e rótulos. Inocêncio IX, 284: "Francisco Duarte de Almeida e Araujo. Nasceu na cidade de Lagos, no Algarve, a 10 de Outubro de 1816. Cavaleiro da Ordem de S. Tiago, por decreto de 22 de Dezembro de 1825, e foi também condecorado com a Ordem de N. S. da Conceição de Vila Viçosa em 1851. Depois de estudar a gramática latina com os Padres do Oratório na casa do Espírito Santo, seguiu e terminou em 1833, com aprovação plena, o curso de estudos secundários estabelecido no mosteiro de S. Vicente de fora, em que se incluía Aritmética, Geometria, Cronologia, Geografia, Historia, Filosophia racional e moral, e Retórica. Cursou também por alguns anos as aulas da Escola Cirúrgica de Lisboa, e de Construção e Arquitectura naval. Trabalhou activamente por muitos e não interrompidos anos nas lides da imprensa periódica, tanto literária e religiosa, como politica, sendo umas vezes redactor principal, outras colaborador de numerosos jornais. Contam-se dos primeiros: O Beijaflor, primeira e segunda epochas; O Pantologo; Jornal da Bibliotheca economica; Archivo familiar; Flora e Pomona, jornal de agricultura; Revista contemporanea; Illustração Luso-brasileira; Illustração popular; Panorama; Amigo da Religião; Jornal catholico, etc. - E dos segundos: Correio portuguez; Correio de Lisboa; Matraca (1846-1847, em collaboração unicamente com Lopes de Lima); Estandarte; Popular; Lei; Imprensa e lei; Parlamento; Jornal do Commercio; Jornal mercantil; Defensor e Periodico dos Pobres (estes do Porto), etc., etc. Da Chronica da rainha a sr.ª D. Maria II (n.º 708), comprehendendo os documentos do seu reinado de direito e de facto, desde 2 de Maio de 1826 até 15 de Novembro de 1853. Lisboa, Typ. de A. J. Fernandes Lopes 1857-1861. 4.º gr. 3 tomos com VIII-430 pag. (e uma de errata), 440 pag. e 436 pag. No fim declara ser o ultimo tomo: porém tanto a historia como os documentos só chegam até Julho de 1833". Location/localizacao: 8-1-C-16

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

      London, H. Colburn, 1826. 1st Edition. 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.

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        Tarrare, the Winner of the Great St. Leger, at Doncaster, 1826. (Ninety-five Subscribers - Twenty-seven Started.) By Catton, out of Henrietta, by Sir Solomon. The Property of the Right Honble. the Earl of Scarborough. To whom this Print, by Permission is most respectfully dedicated by the Publishers

      [Doncaster]: W. Sheardown & Sons, [1826]. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by C. Hunt, 'Minerva head' blindstamp. 12 x 16 1/4 inches. 16 9/16 x 22 1/4 inches. A fine print from the 'Winners of the Great St. Leger Series', started by John Frederick Herring and ably continued here: David Dalby's "portraits of horses are very fine" (Charles Lane). David Dalby "was born in 1794 and is noted as an animal painter in a York directory in 1815. Within five years he was busy with commissions from the Yorkshire hunting and racing fraternity. The racehorse owner Richard Watt of Bishop Burton was an important patron. Dalby painted primarily in York but also at Leeds and Doncaster where he may have lived from time to time during his comparatively short life. His portraits of horses are very fine and it is sad that so few were engraved." (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.97) "In 1825 The Doncaster Gazette commissioned [John Frederick] Herring to paint a series of pictures of the winners of the St. Leger starting in 1815... W. Sheardown and Sons of Doncaster published these brilliantly engraved prints (by Thomas Sutherland) in 1825 with the 1826 winner, Tarrare, contributed by David Dalby. Messrs Fuller of London... continued the series until the mid- 1840s." (Charles Lane British Racing Prints p.120) Lane British Racing Prints p.97.

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        A General Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography

      London & Edinburgh: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1826. Copyright date of 1826 but with "Corrected to 1832" printed below in a bolder typeface; volume about 8 1/2" x 11" size, maps slightly smaller, printed one to a page, on one side only; Containing 43 colored maps and two indexes, for the sections; Samuel Butler (1774-1839) Headmaster of Shrewsbury then Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, classical scholar and educator: maps hand-colored in outline; bound in original marbled paper covered boards, red leather spine and tips, gilt ruled and titled; remains of cover title-label; some edge, tips wear to binding, top board detached, warped a bit; world hemisphere map (double page) split, worn and darkened; most other maps fairly clean, evenly toned; with the original publisher's list label on inner front endpaper; no other endpaper; a good example of a geographical learning tool of the time.. Corrected to 1832. Leather. Good. Illus. by .

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        Journees Memorables de la Revolution Francaise [Six Volumes]

      Et Audin, Libraire. Hardcover. Paris, 1826. Six volumes. 32mo, sprinkled leather leather, gilt decorative spines, marbled edges of pages. The scarce first edition of Marchand du Breuil's memoirs of the revolution. 44 parts in six volumes, each of about 64 pp. Each chapter deals with events in a specific day. Very good condition, come occasional small chips to leather at tops of spines and intermittent foxing. A few small marginal tears. Worldcat only locates five publicly held first edition sets. Scarce. . Very Good. 1826. First Edition.

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        Les Jeudis dans le Château de ma Tante

      Paris: Chez Lefuel, 1826 s.d. (mais 1826). Publication en 8 fascicules réunis dans le présent volume. [x] - 11-46 pages; 44 pages; 44 pages; 45 pages; 40 pages; 38 pages; 40 pages; 37 pages. 8 lithographies hors-texte illustrant des scènes de jeux enfantines, chacun avec sa protection en papier de soie. Premier Jeudi : le cerceau; histoire d'Athénaïs; l'Acinétinda; le cerf-volant. Second Jeudi : le bilboquet; la corde tournante; le voyage imprévu; la petite poste. Troisième Jeudi : la balançoire; les singes du mont Ida; le lac enchanté; les forges de Vulcain. Quatrième Jeudi : les statues; la rose et le laurier, le volant; histoire de Rosiléon. Cinquième Jeudi : les deux jeunes philosophes; les métiers; le colin-maillard; les énigmes. Sixième Jeudi : les chevaliers; les quatre coins; les jeux des Anciens; la marguerite. Septième Jeudi : les quilles; histoire de Théodelinde; le sabot; les bouts rimés. Huitième Jeudi : le bouquet; proverbe; le ballon; le jeu de Cybèle; Etc.. Très rare petit ouvrage relié en pleine peau (maroquin rouge). Dos à 5 nerfs, doré du titre, de filets, roulette décorative vers la coiffe inférieure et motifs entrenerfs agrémentés de petits décors à froid. Large dentelle dorée en encadrement des plats, lesquels également sont centralement ornés d'une belle composition estampée à froid. Filets dorés sur les coupes. Fines roullettes décoratives en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches dorées. CONDITION: Intérieur un peu bruni. Pages intérieures avec rousseurs. Des rousseurs éparses également sur les planches. 2 coins de plats un peu émoussés. Petits frottements aux coiffes & mors. Minuscules et peu apparentes perforations du cuir en de rares endroits des mors. Sinon ravissant exemplaire superbement relié. Photos disponibles sur demande. // La 'Revue Encyclopédique ou Analyse Raisonnée des Productions les plus remarquables dans la littérature, les sciences et les arts' de novembre 1826 décrivait ainsi cette ouvrage: "Un château des environs de Fontainebleau réunit tous les jeudis dans ses rians jardins ou dans un pavillon de plaisance les enfans de Mme de Rosamont et leurs amis. Tous les amusemens, tous les jeux de là campagne sont tour à tour passés en revue par cette joyeuse société. Les occupations, ou plutôt les délassemens de chaque jeudi occupent un cahier, divisés en quatre sections. Ce cadre a fourni l'occasion à l'auteur, M. Brès, connu déjà par des productions fort agréables du même genre, de mêler à la description de plusieurs jeux, quelques vers spirituels échappés à sa muse, et d'embellir ses élégans cahiers d'un grand nombre de jolis dessins. En un mot rien n'a été négligé pour l'exécution de cet élégant ouvrage."

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        A unique collection of 226 wood-engravings by Thomas Bewick (proof impressions), chosen by himself and presented to his friend James Ramsay

      1826. Very Good. Original full maroon blind-stamped morocco by George Rowley of London, elaborately embossed, each board with a central oval panel of St. George slaying the dragon. Gilt roll tooled frame to boards and gilt inner and outer dentils. Yellow damascene silk endpapers. All edges gilt. The signed binding, with the exception of the fine St. George panels is as described by Eleanor Jamieson in English Embossed Bindings 1825-1850 (catalogue number 34). Edges a little worn. Small gap between two of the quires.. Hard. 4to; 11". Very Good.

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        Sämmtliche Werke

      Bln., Reimer 1826-28.. 65 Bde. in 35 geb. kl.-8°. Mit 12 Holzschn. in Bd. 40. braune HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. roten Rückensch. Kanten tlw. schwach berieb., wenige Rückenkanten angeplatzt, Tit. alt gestemp. Rü. v. Bd. 1/2 im gleichen Aussehen erneuert. Exlibris. Dabei: II.: (FÖRSTER, O., Ch. u. E.). Wahrheit aus Jean Paul´s Leben. Bde. 1-3, 5-8 (v. 8) in 6 geb.Mit gest. Portr. u. 3 gefalt. Handschriften-Faksim. Pbde. d. Zt. uneinheitl. geb. m. roten Rückensch. Kanten berieb. - Dazu: III. Jean Pauls Briefwechsel mit seinem Freunde Christian Otto. 4 Bde. Reprint d. Ausg. Bln. 1829-33 (De Gruyter 1978). OLn. - Dazu: IV. SPAZIER, Richard Otto. Ein biographischer Commentar zu dessen Werken. Neue wohlfeile Ausg. Lpz., Wigand 1836. 14 Bll., 228 S. OLn. Berieb. - Dazu: V. FÖRSTER, Ernst. Aus Jean Paul's Leben. Angefangen von ihm selbst. Bn., Reimer 1849. VIII, 344 S. Mit gest. Titelportr. u. 4 gefalt. Handschriften-Faksim. HLn. d. Zt. (Ausgew. Werke, 16. Bd.). - Dazu: VI. FÖSTER, Ernst (Hrsg.). Denkwürdigkeiten aus dem Leben von Jean Paul Friedrich Richter. Zur Feier seines hundertjährigen Geburtstages hrsg. Bde. 2, 3 (v.4) Mchn., Fleischmann 1863. HLdr. d. Zt. m. Rückengoldpräg. Berend 169a; Goed. V, 466, 38; W.-G.² 51 - Erste Gesamtausgabe mit dem von Ernst Förster herausgegebenen Nachlaß, als Bände 61 bis 65 der Gesamtausgabe bezeichnet. - Spazier hatte als Neffe Jean Pauls zunächst die Aufsicht der Herausgabe über, überwarf sich aber mit der Familie, worauf Jean Pauls Schwiegersohn Förster das Werk fortsetzte. - II. Goed. V, 462, h. Erste Ausgabe der umfangreichen Nachlaßveröffentlichung. Die Bde. 5-8 enthalten d. Briefwechsel. Es fehlt ledigl. d. 4. Bd. - III. Goed. V, 463 Reprint d. EA. - IV. Goed. V, 462, k. - VI. Goed. V, 462, r - Erste Ausgabe.

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        'Result of an ExaminationÖ of the Heads of 148 convicts

      Edinburgh,: October 1826 - November, 1827.. Octavo, a little toning to the pages but generally good; contemporary green half calf, spine banded and gilt, a little bumped. Full year's run of this journal, which includes a fascinating article on the phrenological experiments - the first of their kind - carried out on board the convict ship England in the spring of 1826. The article is entitled: 'Result of an Examination, by Mr James de Ville, of the Heads of 148 convicts on board the convict ship England, when about to sail for New South Wales in the Spring of 1826' (pp. 467-71).In his youth De Ville (1777-1846) worked as the assistant to a sculptor, and this expertise with plaster-of-paris led to him being asked to make phrenological casts, and he soon immersed himself in the newly emerging practice, writing pamphlets and lecturing. His reading of the heads of the convicts on board the England was one of his great successes: the navy surgeon on board, one Dr Thomson, hosted De Ville for his experiment in the spring of 1826, at the suggestion of Mr Wardrop of London.The article notes that 'Mr De Ville furnished [Thomson] with a distinct memorandum of the inferred character of each individual convict, and pointed out the manner in which the dispositions of each would probably appear in his general conduct on the passage. The desperadoes were all specifically noted, and a mode of treatment to prevent mischief suggested. One man in particular was noted as very dangerous, from his energy, ferocity, and talent for plots and profound dissimulation. His name was Robert Hughes.'Thomson kept a log during the voyage which was deposited in the Victualling Office, and the present article details some events from this log, including a plan by Hughes and his co-conspirator Thomas Jones to seize the ship and run it for South America. Needless to say such forethought was very pleasing to Thomson, and the article also includes his single-page letter written from Sydney on 9 October 1826, with his note that the convicts 'were going to rip up the poor doctor like a pig.'.

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        Extracts from Godolphin, Sea Laws, Jenkins, Maline, Zouch and Exton

      1826. [Nichols, Benjamin Ropes]. Argument of Plaintiffs' Counsel in the Case of Willard Peele and Others Versus the Merchants' Insurance Company, Before the Supreme Court of the United States, February Term, 1826, Upon the Question of Admiralty Jurisdiction, In Cases of Policies of Insurance. With Extracts from Various Learned Treatises Upon This Subject. Boston: Howe & Norton, Printers, 1826. 35 pp. [Bound with] Godolphin, John [1617-1678], Jenkins, Sir Leoline [1623-1685], Malynes, Gerard [fl. 1586-1641], Zouch, Richard [1590-1661], Exton, John [1600?-1668], Justice, Alexander. Extracts from Godolphin, Sea Laws, Jenkins, Maline, Zouch and Exton, Of All the Parts of Those Treatises Which Relate to the Admiralty Jurisdiction in Cases of Contracts: Also, The Commission of George III. to the Vice Admiralty Court in New Hampshire in 1776. And an Abstract of the Records of the Vice Admiralty Court in Massachusetts Prior to the Revolution. Boston: Howe & Norton, 1826. 132 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary plain wrappers. Some edgewear and a few minor stains. Toning, light foxing to a few leaves, internally clean. * Sole editions. Peele et Al. v. the Merchants' Insurance Company concerned claims on a merchant ship that was wrecked off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and abandoned. Though damaged, the cargo was ultimately saved. At issue was the effect of abandonment on the insurance claim of the owners. In the U.S. Circuit Court, Justice Story held that the owners had the right to abandon their ship under the circumstances of the wreck and were entitled to recover their claim. The case was appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, but no decision can be found. The second item was probably intended for busy New England lawyers who dealt with maritime contracts. It would have been a handy reference and a useful source for erudite references. The core of this curious volume is an anthology of writings by the leading seventeenth-century English writers on admiralty. An editor isn't listed and the extracts are presented without commentary, but the editor used sources for each work which are mentioned and the extracts are collated against them in side-notes. These items have separate bibliographic records in

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        Treatise Of Clock And Watchmaking: Theoretical and Practical

      Edinburgh: Cumming, Dublin. Very Good+. 1826. First Edition; First Printing. 3/4 Leather. Bound by the legendary Byzantium Studios in 3/4 red Morocco with Jemma Lewis marbled boards, title tooled in gold on the spine, hand sewn period headbands, period endsheets. A scarce and desirable First Edition in Very Good+ or better condition in a Fine binding, pages and trimmed plates slightly soiled, early facsimile of plate xv present; The masterpiece of Thomas Reid (1762 - 1823) , practicing watchmaker and one of the most celebrated Scottish clock makers. His "Treatise on Clock- and Watchmaking" was one of the most popular and best written horological works of the period .

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        The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757

      Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE IN ORIGINAL BOARDS of Copper's masterpiece, one of the most celebrated works of American literature. The Last of the Mohicans 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. The 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" (Grolier's One Hundred Influential American Books, 34). Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. Octavo, original paper boards rebacked in paper with paper labels; uncut; custom half-leather box. Two volumes. With p. 89 misnumbered 93, Chapter XVI numbered XIV in vol 1 (p.243); State A of vol 2 with "a Book" in the fifth line of copyright notice; with "i" in folio vii present in vol 1. BAL 3833. Early owner signatures, evidence of bookplates removed on front pastedowns. Moderate foxing to a few gatherings. A rare uncut copy in original paper boards.

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        THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS; A NARRATIVE OF 1757

      London: John Miller, 1826. First British Edition. Hardcover. Fine, fresh copy, complete but for the blank endpapers, in a Fine, handsome binding. 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.

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

      London: John Miller. 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. 1826. First UK Edition. Half-leather cover on marbled boards. 180mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). 237pp; 276pp; 295pp. A lovely first English edition of Cooper's classic work in original binding. .

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