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        A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne, including the Borough of Gateshead [2 volume set].

      Newcastle upon Tyne; Mackenzie and Dent, 1827. - FIRST EDITION. Two volume set. Small folio. Vol I x, 414 pp; Vol II [2], pp 415- 780, [2] Plate Index & Corrections. 15 pp plates as called for of which 8 full page, with the addition of an extra plate of Andersion Place as frontispiece to Vol II. Book Condition: Very Good. Half red calf with five raised bands; gilt titles and decoration to spine and gilt ruling to corners. Aeg; primrose yellow endpapers and green silk placemarkers. Spines lightly sunned; wear to corners and a few small bumps to edge. Boards and edges scuffed. Scattered foxing & offsetting; creasing to free endpapers Vol I. No annotation or inscriptions; small leather armorial bookplate of Eric Sexton to front pastedowns. The two volumes are commonly bound as one; this set is presented as the publishers intended with the division as recommended at p 414. An excellent set. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ATLAS 6 GRANDES CARTES GUERRE DE LA PENINSULE SOUS NAPOLEON 1827 ESPAGNE

      - ATLAS 6 GRANDES CARTES GUERRE DE LA PENINSULE SOUS NAPOLEON 1827 ESPAGNE

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        Essai géologique et minéralogique sur les environs d'Issoire, département du Puy-de-Dôme, et principalement sur la Montagne de Boulade.

      - Clermont-Ferrand, Thibaud-Landriot, 1827. Folio (41.0 x 26.2 cm). xii, 104 pp., hand-coloured lithographed geological map and hand-coloured profile, and 30 lithographed plates depicting vertebrates and several tables, including one very large, folded in the text. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with gilt lines and title. Marbled endpapers; speckled edges.l Rare early treatise on the geology and palaeontology, in particular the vertebrate palaeontology of this geologically very diverse region in central France, by the French engineer and geologist Jean Sébastien Devèze de Chabriol (1792-1842) and his compatriot, the geologist, palaeontologist, banker and museum curator Jean-Baptiste Bouillet (1799-1878). The map, with nine different colours, is titled "Carte géologique du gîte des ossemens fossiles de Boulade près d'Issoire"; the "Profil et coupes géologiques" has four sections including a detailed profile of the Plateau d'Issoire with the Montagne de Boulade and the towns of Boulade and Issoire. The plates depict antlers, bones and teeth, and include several deer species, rhinos, a Hippopotamus, big cats, etc. Small blindstamp in title page margin, a few spots on several plates and some text sections, but generally in good condition. The last time we had a copy of this work (in a modern binding) was in 2001. Ward and Carozzi, 658. Not in Wood. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Discourse Delivered in Charleston, (S.C) on the 21st of Nov. 1827, Before the Reformed Society of Israelites, for Promoting True Principles of Judaism According to its Purity and Spirit, on their Third Anniversary

      Charleston: James S. Burges, 1827. First and only edition. 18, [2] blank pp. 12mo. Modern wrappers. Custom chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. Some pale foxing to title, otherwise clean. First and only edition. 18, [2] blank pp. 12mo. A rare pamphlet from the the first Jewish Reform movement in the United States--the Reformed Society of Israelites in Charleston, South Carolina-recording an address by one of the movement's leaders and a patriarch of an important southern African-American family. The Sephardic Reformed Society of Israelites formed in 1824 when it split off from the Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE) synagogue in Charleston. The Society sought to implement a number of reforms it deemed crucial to engaging the rising generation, and in the process posited a distinctly American form of practice. As described in an 1826 circular published within the Charleston Mercury, the Society's principal aims were: "First: To introduce such a change in the mode of worship, that a considerable portion of the prayers be said in the English language ... Secondly: To discontinue the observance of such ceremonies as ... owe their origin only to Rabbinical institutions ... Thirdly: To abolish the use of such portions of the Hebrew prayers as are superfluous and consist of mere repetitions ... Fourthly: To follow the portions of the Pentateuch which are to be said in the original Hebrew, with an English Discourse, in which the principles of the Jewish faith, and the force and beauty of the moral law, may be expounded to the rising generation...." These and other reforms-including the use of music during services-created a considerable rift within the Jewish community in Charleston, splitting many families along generational lines. Ultimately the stresses proved to be too much for the Society to withstand, and it ceased to be active by the mid-1830s. Its impact, however, was significant: "its mother congregation KKBE--which most of the Society's members joined again---adopted key elements of Reform in the 1830s and 1840s. By 1852, the congregation used both Hebrew and English in prayers; also added were a choir and an organ ... The Torah was read in a three-year cycle, and only one day of the New Year was celebrated. All of these were Reform elements" (Hieke, "A Discussion of the 'German' Dimension of Reform Judaism in ... Three American Southern States", in Nexus: Essays in German Jewish studies, vol 2, p 67). The present address was delivered on the third anniversary of the Society by Isaac Cardozo (1786-1855), who served as Vice-President of the group from 1828-1832. Cardozo invokes "spirit of reform in all existing institutions [which] is abroad" and reminds the group of its origin as "a society that was instituted mainly for effecting the observance of order and decorum in Hebrew worship: for adapting it to the feelings and propensities of the enlightened Israelite of the present day; and for endeavouring to bring about by argument and petition, what neither necessity nor persuasion could before accomplish," before he goes on to defend the mission from various criticisms. Apart from being a leader within Charleston's Sephardic Jewish community, Cardozo was also the patriarch of an important southern African-American family. He had six children with his common-law wife Lydia Weston, a free black woman from a prominent Charleston family--one of a number of openly mixed-race households in antebellum Charleston. One of their sons, Francis Cardozo (1836-1903), became the first African-American to hold a state-wide office in the United States, serving as Secretary of State in South Carolina from 1868 to 1872 Another son, Thomas, served as State Superintendent of Education from 1873 to 1876. RARE: OCLC reports only two instiutional copies, and A.S.W. Rosenbach, in his American Jewish Bibliography, located only one copy, in a private collection. Rosenbach 289 (locating one copy, in a private collection); OCLC (USC, Presbyterian College); American Imprints 28385; Singerman 0442

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        Flore pittoresque et médicale des Antilles, ou histoire naturelle des plantes usuelles des colonies Françaises, Anglaises, Espagnoles et Portugaises; Peinte d'après les dessins faits sur les lieux par M. J. Th. Descourtilz.

      - Paris, Privately published by Descourtilz (1827-1829, 1833). In eight volumes. 8vo (20.2 x 12.8 cm). Half-titles, title pages, 2810 pp., 600 hand-coloured engraved plates. Beautiful contemporary style uniform black grained half calf with gilt ornaments and titles on spines.l The botanical magnum opus of Michel Etienne Descourtilz (1775-1835), who was a medical doctor and botanist from France. He travelled widely in the Caribbean and northern South America. In his "Voyage d'un naturaliste et ses observations faites sur les trois règnes de la nature" (1809), he collected many of his observations made in Cuba, Haiti, and Santo Domingo where he observed a slave uprising, was shortly imprisoned and subsequently joined Toussaint Louverture's army as a doctor. In his "Flore pittoresque" he accurately described many new and rare plants and added important notes on their chemistry and medical properties. The illustrator, Jean-Théodore Descourtilz, was one of the eight sons of Michel Etienne. He not only supplied the illustrations to the "Flore pittoresque", but also illustrated his own works on natural history - for instance, his "Oiseaux brillans de Brésil" (1834). All volumes with the small, inoffensive stamp of E. A. Del Camino on title pages, otherwise clean and bright, the colouring vivid. Some plates are a bit undulating. Volume 1 is from the second (1833) printing; volume 2 is not dated and may be either the first or second printing (identical to the first). Most sets offered are mixed. Old, private owner's stamp on titles. A few spots, a few plates with some offsetting, but generally clean. A very good, complete set. Dunthorne, 90; Great Flower Books, p. 89; Nissen BBI, 471; Sabin, 19693; Stafleu & Cowan, 1391. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Henry Clay Legal Archive Involving British Impressment and Slavery

      Various, Various. Various. "Archive including LS signed â€

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        K.K. Haupt und Residenz-Stadt Wien in dem Jahre 1147 nebst 14 Ansichten der vorzüglichsten Gebäuden neuerer Zeit.

      Wien 1827 - (VASQUEZ) "K. K. Haupt und Residenz-Stadt Wien in dem Jahre 1147 nebst 14 Ansichten der vorzüglichsten Gebäuden neuerer Zeit". Plan mit 14 Randansichten. Orig. altkolorierte (auch Ansichten) Litographie von Carl Graf Vasquez, Wien, 1827. Bild ca. 49 x 62 cm, Blattgrösse 58,5 x 73 cm. Nebehay-Wagner 775/I. (Vasquez - Pläne und Ansichten der k.k. Haupt- und Residenz Stadt Wien, Bl. 1.). - Schöner Plan des mittelalterlichen Wiens mit den 14 Randansichten, farbenfrisch und sehr gut erhalten.

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        Illustrations of British entomology; or a synopsis of indigenous insects: containing their generic and specific distinctions; with an account of their metamorphoses, times of appearance, localities, food, and economy, as far as practicable. Embellished with coloured figures of the rarer and more interesting species. [ENRICHED WITH] Donovan, E. "The natural history of British insects".

      London, Baldwin, Cradock [and Joy], Henry G. Bohn, 1827-1846. In 12 volumes. Large 8vo (23.8 x 15.0 cm). Text and 691 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf and later green cloth with printed labels over marbled boards. Marbled edges. l A complete set of James Francis Stephens' magnum opus, including the often missing supplementary volume which was published 11 years later. As Stephens chose to illustrate only the "rarer and more interesting species", a former owner decided to add what might be called "the others" from the famous work on British insects (published between 1792 and 1813) by Edward Donovan, including the plate descriptions to the latter work. At the same time, many irregularities and inconsistencies in Donovan's work were corrected. Those species deemed to be rare or interesting by Stephens, are included as well, thus incorporating the whole Donovan, with 576 plates (one double, not counted) into the Stephens, with 95 plates. A direct comparison doubtlessly shows the text by Stephens to be scientifically superior to Donovan's. In turn, the latter's more artistic - yet quite accurate - illustrations are definitely more pleasing than Stephens precise but otherwise unpretentious drawings. Contemporary handwritten indexes at the end of each volume tightly combine both early 19th century works into one “Gesammtarbeit” of an at that time unsurpassed beauty and entomological completeness and correctness. In the end of the last volume, another twenty handcoloured plates and accompanying text from John Curtis's "British entomology" (1828: plates 215-234, which show insects and their host plants) are included; some with descriptions of new species not recorded by Stephens. All the text and plates are in very good condition; near spotless. A very good item. Nissen ZBI, 3994 (Stephens), 1142 (Donovan), 1000 (Curtis); Horn-Schenkling, 21375 (Stephens), 4949 (Donovan), 4184 (Curtis).

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        A system of general ornithology, with coloured figures of all birds. By captain Thomas Brown, fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and of the Linnean Society; member of the Wernerian Natural History Society; and of the Kirwanian of Dublin, and phrenological societies, &c. &c. &c. No I. [All published].

      Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd, and London, John Murray, 1827. Folio (38.5 x 28.0 cm), Six hand-coloured lithographed plates in original printed wrappers.l The only edition of what is probably one of the rarest ornithological publications ever. It is neither mentioned by Anker, Nissen (VBI, ZBI), and Zimmer, nor in the cat. BM(NH). Bradley-Martin did not have it. The Scottish author, naturalist, ornithologist and malacologist "Captain" Thomas Brown (1785-1865) wrote several books on birds, but this must have been his first. And the reason why it was never continued, or even gained recognition, is a great mystery. The publishers were great names in the field of natural history books, and the work oozes quality; the plates are of a stunning beauty, and show the colourful genera Merops (bee-eaters), Picus (woodpeckers), Trochilus (hummingbirds), Alcedo (kingfishers), Strix nyctea (the snow owl), and Mycteria australis (Australian black-necked stork). The paper is strong, as are the impressions, and the colouring is superb. The inclusion, in this first published part, of the most colourful, impressive and little known birds seems intentional. Perhaps the asking price of 12S 6D was a bit too high. Provenance: once owned by Henry Rogers Broughton, second Baron Fairhaven (1900-1973). Wrappers a bit frayed, otherwise fine. A near mint copy. Not recorded by any ornithology or natural history compiler. Only one single copy located on WorldCat, in the Bangor Univeristy, U.K.

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        Costumes des femmes de Hambourg, du Tyrol, de la Hollande, de la Suisse, de la Franconie, de l'Espagne, du Royaume de Naples, etc.

      Paris, chez l'éditeur, 1827, - in-4to, (33,5:25,5 cm), 2 ff. + 41 p. + 100 planches gravées sur cuivre et coloriées à la main / Mit 100 altkol. Kupfertafeln von Gatine meist nach Lanté. Reliure en maroquin rouge, signé Bayntun (Rivière), Bath / Späterer sign. roter Maroquinbd. von Bayntun (Rivière), Bath, mit Rücken-, Deckel-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung in Lwd.-Schuber; Gelenke und Kanten etwas beschabt, Schuber leicht fleckig und mit Gebrauchsspuren. Erste Ausgabe. Enthält Darstellungen von Frauentrachten aus Hamburg (7), Tirol (6), Holland (6), Schweiz und Frankreich (48), Franken (8), Spanien (21) und Italien (4). - Etwas fleckig und teils leicht gebräunt, vor allem erste Tafeln stärker. Einzelne kl. Randeinrisse hinterlegt, Taf. 27 oben mit größerem ergänztem Randausriss (Kopftitel mit kl. Buchstabenverlust), Taf. 83/84 mit kl. ergänztem Eckausriss, Taf. 8 mit kl. Wasserfleck in der oberen Ecke. First edition. With 100 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. - Some foxing and light browning, particularly to first plates. Some small restored marginal tears, marginal tear to plate 27 repaired (with slight loss to heading), small repaired corner tears to pl. 83 & 84, small waterstain to upper corner of pl. 8. Bound in later red morocco, gilt, signed by Bayntun (Riviere) of Bath, joints, edges and spine ends somewhat rubbed; in cloth slip-case (use-wear). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Lipperheide Cm 4; Colas 1774; Hiler 526. - [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Testimonies Concerning the Character and Ministry of Mother Ann Lee and the First Witnesses of the Gospel of Christ's Second Appearing: Given by Some of the Aged Brethren and Sisters of the United Society, Including a Few Sketches of Their Own Religious Experience

      Printed by Packard & Van Benthuysen, Albany 1827 - First edition. Small octavo. 178 pp. Quarter muslin and printed blue paper over boards. Owner's small name stamp twice on front endpapers, joints rubbed, some smudging on the boards, a very good copy. Biography and testimony about Mother Ann Lee who founded the Shakers. Exceptionally uncommon in boards. *Sabin 102603; Shaw & Shoemaker 30577.* [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlante di LXXXII tavole sinottiche relative al Prospetto Statistico delle provincie Venete .

      Venedig Francesco Andreola 1827 - 175 SS. m. zahlr. gest., teils mehrf. gefalt. Tab. u. 1 mehrf. gefalt. grenzkol. Karte, 8°, späterer GLdr.- Bd. i. St. d. Zt. m. 2 farb. Rückenschildern u. Ganzgoldschnitt (min. ber. u. best.). Die von Pasquali gestochene Karte zeigt "Regno Lombardo - Veneto" (21 x 35,2 cm). - Seltenes Werk zur Statistik Venedigs.

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        Autograph letter signed ("John Lindley"). [London], "Hort[icultural] Soc[iety]", 17. IV. 1827.

      1827. 8vo. 1 p. on double leaf. With autograph address on the reverse. To the Scottish journalist William Jerdan (1782-1869), from 1817 to 1850 editor in chief of the "Literary Gazette": "The Society intends to substitute a fête at their Garden for the usual annual dinner at the Freemasons Hall. It will be well done and some time in June will be the time. We should be glad if you would notice the probability of the occurrence in the L.G. Of course our object is among other things to give the Ladies an opportunity of doing something more than looking at our fine things [...]". - Slightly dusty and small tears to edges; traces of old folding and remains of seal; small tears on fol. 2 from opening.

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        Definitions in Political Economy, Preceded by An Inquiry into the Rules Which Ought to Guide Political Economists in the Definition and Use of Their Terms; With Remarks on the Deviation from these Rules in their Writings.

      John Murray 1827 - First edition, first printing. Finely bound in brown leather with raised bands and gilt stamping. Contents lightly toned, light restoration to several pages evident. Title page and text of last chapter show light evidence of erased pencil markings. Previous owner name on half title page. An important and early work on economic methodology. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 130]. Troisième Partition du Quatuor pour 2 Violons, Alte & Violoncelle. [Full score]

      Vienne: chez Maths. Artaria [PN M.A. 870], [1827]. Folio. Newly bound in quarter dark red morocco with marbled boards, black leather label gilt to spine. 1f. (half title, verso blank), [1] (title incorporating crown above a stippled circle), [2] (blank), 3-67, [1] (blank) pp. Engraved. With handstamp of J.J. Ewer [London] to foot of half-title. A very little minor staining to upper blank margins. A fine copy overall, with clear, strong impression and wide margins. First Edition, rarely found with the half-title. Kinsky-Halm p. 395. Dorfmüller-Weinhold p. 233. Hoboken 2, 515. Hirsch IV, 402. This, the third of the quartets dedicated to Prince Galitzin, was composed in 1825. "It is hard to resist the conviction, dangerous as superlatives must always be, that as a masterpiece of the sonata type of construction, the opening movement of this last and most mature of the Galitzin Quartets is unrivalled and unique, not only in Beethoven but possibly in all quartet literature." Mason: The Quartets of Beethoven, p. 208. "The event that was personally important to Beethoven at this time was the first performance of his Quartet in B-flat, his "Leibquartett" as it [was] once called in the Conversation Books... The performance took place on March 21, 1826... [Matthias Artaria] had purchased the publishing rights of the Quartett and after the performance he went to Beethoven with the suggestion that he write a new finale and that the fugue be published as an independent piece... Beethoven complied, and the original finale was subsequently published as Op. 133." Thayer-Forbes: Beethoven, pp. 974-975.

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        K. K. Polizey-Bezirk Josephstadt bestehend aus den Vorstädten Josephstadt, Strotzischer Grund u. Altlerchenfeld nebst 14 Ansichten der vorzüglichsten

      Wien 1827 - (VASQUEZ) "K. K. Polizey-Bezirk Josephstadt bestehend aus den Vorstädten Josephstadt, Strotzischer Grund u. Altlerchenfeld nebst 14 Ansichten der vorzüglichsten Gebäude". Plan mit 14 Randansichten. Orig. altkolorierte (auch Ansichten) Litographie von Carl Graf Vasquez, Wien, 1827. Bild 49 x 63, 5 cm, Blattgrösse 60 x 75 cm. Nebehay-Wagner 775/VIII. (Vasquez - Pläne und Ansichten der k.k. Haupt- und Residenz Stadt Wien, Bl. 8.). - Schöner Plan von Mariahilf mit den 14 Randansichten, farbenfrisch und sehr gut erhalten.

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        A Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont-Blanc. On title: (Nil mortalibus ardum est. / Coelum ipsum petimus stultitiâ. / Horace Lib 1. Ode 3).

      London, Printed by Thomas Davison. Whitefriars, MDCCCXXVII (for the author), 1827, - in-4to, VIII (halftitle - titlepage with coloured lihogr. vignette ?view of the Mont-Blanc taken from the ?Lake Leman? (Printed by C. Hullmandel)), verso blank + dedication + introduction + description of the Montblanc plate from The Brevan) + 35 p. printed on heavy stock (+1 p. with printer?s name) + original ?fac-simile plate ?certificate of the ascension? by ?guides de Chamonix. 1827?) + 11 coloured plates? + added paper slip ?Directions for placing the plates?, engraved armorial ex libris ?Marcus de Lavis-Trafford? with devise ?Gripe-Grippin-Hold Fast? + Captain Helot John Eliot + hw. initials « GHM » or « GHW ». + a ?small Booksellers ticket ?William Hutt. Dealer in Rare and Curious books?, full leather binding, gilt frame on covers, small black titlepiece on spine. Edges gilt. Housed in a modern cloth box, morocco title-ticket on spine. Première édition, tirage privé d?environ 150 exemplaires dont seulement une trentaine mis en couleurs. Elle est illustrée d?une vignette de titre coloriée, de onze planches hors texte lithographiées par Hullmandel d?après les dessins de l?auteur et coloriées à la main et d?un fac-similé hors texte.Somptueusement illustré, en coloris d?époque, ce chef-d?oeuvre est d?une rareté légendaire. Charles Fellows était un jeune archéologue anglais de 28 ans, lorsqu?il effectua, en compagnie de son compatriote Benjamin Hawes, la 18e ascension du Mont-Blanc en 1827 et la première empruntant le passage du ?Corridor?, dont ce livre est le récit. Très rare et magnifique ouvrage, très recherché. Sans doute la plus estimée des relations des premières ascensions du Mont-Blanc. (Perret). Des bibliothèques de Captain Helot John Eliot et Marcus de Lavis-Trafford, avec ex-libris. Initiales portées à l?encre « GHM » ou « GHW ».Reliure robuste en chagrin noir, rousseurs légères, un peu plus marquées en début de volume. Nombreux feuillets blancs rajoutés au début de l?ouvrage.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Perret, 1605 ? Regards sur les Alpes, 48 page 145.; Meckly, 071; Neate, F18. Stuart Legatt (in ?Among the mountains?, catalogue de la librairie Sotheran, Londres, 2006). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyage pittoresque dans le Canton des Grisons en Suisse vers le lac Majeur et le lac de Côme sur les grandes routes nouvellement construites à travers les cols de Splugen et de Bernhardin en 32 planches. accompagné d'une introduction et explication de Mr. le Docteur J.G. Ebel.

      Zurich, J.J. Meyer, peintre, 1827, - in-4to oblong, 1 ff. de titre gravé avec grande vignette ovale + 1 ff. ?table? + 169 p. de texte à double col. + 32 vues à l'aquatinte + 5 planches d'explication (avec 6 images aux contours chacune) + 1 pour la planche 7b. Au totale 31 vues au trait (contours) avec légendes (au lieu de 32) sur 6 planches + la grande Carte routière repl. des nlles routes dans les Grisons de H. Keller, cartonnage original couvert de papier marbré caillouté veiné, étui avec titre imprimé sur étiquette et ?Exemplaire en noir? (Etui légèrement usé). Première édition de cette magnifique suite de gravures aquatintées. Collection complète avec toutes les 32 planches et les 6 planches avec les images gravées ?au contours? et l'explication de Ebel. (L?image au contours pour la planche 25b n?a pas été relié et manque souvent). Exemplaire dans son état original avec, à l'intérieur du premier plat, un extrait imprimé du catalogue des articles de fond de J. Jacques Meyer, peintre, avec les prix pour les exemplaires en noir (comme le nôtre). ?Les vues enluminées coûtent le double et celles terminées en couleurs le quadruple du prix ci-dessus? Il est très rare que la collection des 32 vues soit complète (Perret). Avec les vues de Chur, Thusis, Andeer, Suvers, Soazza, Bellinzona, Bergün et Chiavenna etc. etc.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Wäber 332; Perret 2996; Helveticat - exemplaire in-8° avec 8 ff. de planches dépl. ?. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Compte général pour l'administration des finances, rendu pour l'année 1826 par le Ministre Secrétaire d'Etat des Finances. [SUIVI DE] : - Compte rendu par le Ministre de la Justice, session de 1827 ; - Ministères des Affaires Etrangères, Comptes présentés dans la session de 1827 ; - Compte rendu par le Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies, session de 1827.

      A Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1827. - Soit 4 ouvrages reliés en 1 vol. petit In-4, demi-basane fauve à petits coins verts, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, titre dorés, tranches mouchetées, [2]ff.-270pp.-63pp.-34pp.-210pp. Minimes frottements au dos, décharge d'encre en vis-à-vis de qq. pp. mais intérieur frais, bonne condition. Compte présenté par le Ministre des Finances: Joseph, comte de Villèle, par le Ministre de la Justice: Pierre-Denis, comte de Peyronnet, par le Ministre des Affaires étrangères: Ange Hyacinthe Maxence, baron de Damas et par le Ministre de la Marine et des Colonies: Christophe de Crouzol, comte de Chabrol au Roi Charles X de France lors des sessions de l'année 1827 pour l'année 1826 et 1827. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN INTRODUCTION TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF RARE AND VALUABLE EDITIONS OF THE GREEK AND LATIN CLASSICS.

      - Together with an account of polyglot Bibles, polyglot Psalters, Hebrew Bibles, Greek Bibles and Greek Testaments; the Greek fathers, and the Latin fathers. Fourth edition; greatly enlarged and corrected. In two volumes. Pp. [iv]+xiv+562+[iv]+580, 1 engraved plate and small mounted specimen leaf Volume I, corrigenda at end of Volume II; impl. 8vo; half dark green morocco, the spines lettered and decorated in gilt, marbled papered boards; edges slightly rubbed; t.e.g., others uncut and partly unopened; marbled endpapers; ribbon markers; bookplate on upper pastedowns, small catalogue slip tipped-in after upper free endpaper Volume I, large water stain to top fore-corner of the engraved plate and a couple of the surrounding leaves, a little light offsetting from the bookmarkers, scattered pale foxing; Harding and Lepard, London, 1827. Fourth edition, large paper copy (one of 250 thus). *Contains much information not found in earlier editions. The plate is a facsimile of a page from the Complutensian Polyglot Bible, and the mounted specimen leaf is from Pickering's 1826 Diamond Edition of the Greek New Testament. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Porträt. Brustbild mit lithographierter Unterschrift Goethes. Lithographie von Eugène Delacroix, Bildgrösse: 15,1 x 15,4 cm, Blattgrösse: 47 x 30 cm, [1827].

      - Im Handel selten. - Delteil 57 IV. - Ausgezeichneter Druck mit der lithographierten Signatur Goethes. - Am Seitenrand minimal stockfleckig, ansonsten gute Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutschu

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        KARMATH. AN ARABIAN TALE. By the Author of "Rameses," an Egyptian Tale. Etc. Etc. ..

      London: Printed for Charles Frederick Cock, 21, Fleet Street. Sold by G. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane; and John Upham, Bath, 1827.. 12mo, pp. [i-v] vi-ix [x-xii] [1] 2-341 [342-344: ads], original drab boards, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, all edges untrimmed. First edition. Edward Upham (1776-1834) was an English bookseller, antiquarian and Orientalist. Block, The English Novel 1740-1850, p. 243. Garside, Raven and Schöwerling 1827: 72. Not in Sadleir or Wolff. Outer joints cracked, a very good copy. An uncommon book. (#153317)

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        Souveniers. Ostschweizer Freundschaftsalbum für Sophie Senn.

      Zofingen 1815-1827. - Quer 8°. 27 Blatt, davon 13 mit Abbildungen, meist Bogen, Goldschnitt. Holzkassette mit Lederbezug und Goldprägung in marmoriertem Schuber der Zeit. Mit 13 altkolorierten Aquatintaradierungen (darunter die schöne Ansicht Zofingens von H. Trachsler) und hübschen Vignetten, gedruckt in Augsburg bei Herzberg. Reizendes Album mit Einträgen vornehmlich Zofinger Freunde, darunter Ringier-Burckhardt, Hermine Sutermeister, die später nach Amerika ausgewandert ist, Nanette Honegger, Claire Dupasquier aus Colombier (Neuchatel), Johann Rudolf Locher in Zürich u.a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        The American Shooter's Manual, comprising Such Plain and Simple Rules, as are necessary to introduce the inexperienced into a Full Knowledge of all that relates to the Dog, and the Correct Use of the Gun; also a description of the Game of This Country, By

      Philadelphia. Carey, Lea, & Carey. 1827.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo. 18cm, first edition, second issue, xii,(13)249,(1),(3)pp., ads., with 3 engraved plates, in contemporary half calf, raised bands, black leather label, marbled boards, heraldic bookplate, in book box, brown cloth, maroon leather label, lined in marble paper, some slight edge wear, otherwise fine condition. (cgc) Howes K108. "The first American sporting book" (Howes). All former early sporting books were British imports. With illustrations by American artist Francis Kearney (1758-1837). The second issue with corrected spelling of "ribbon" on page 235. The author describes game birds and waterfowl in the Delaware Valley that surrounds Philadelphia. .

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        The American Shooter's Manual, comprising Such Plain and Simple Rules, as are necessary to introduce the inexperienced into a Full Knowledge of all that relates to the Dog, and the Correct Use of the Gun; also a description of the Game of This Country, By a Gentleman of Philadelphia County.

      Philadelphia. Carey, Lea, & Carey. 1827. - 12mo. 18cm, first edition, second issue, xii,(13)249,(1),(3)pp., ads., with 3 engraved plates, in contemporary half calf, raised bands, black leather label, marbled boards, heraldic bookplate, in book box, brown cloth, maroon leather label, lined in marble paper, some slight edge wear, otherwise fine condition. (cgc) Howes K108. "The first American sporting book" (Howes). All former early sporting books were British imports. With illustrations by American artist Francis Kearney (1758-1837). The second issue with corrected spelling of "ribbon" on page 235. The author describes game birds and waterfowl in the Delaware Valley that surrounds Philadelphia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J. Patrick McGahern Books Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Stadtplan, umgeben von 14 Detailansichten, "K.K. Polizey=Bezirk St. Ulrich bestehend aus den Vorstädten Schottenfeld, Neubau, St. Ulrich u. Spittelberg .".

      - altkol. Lithographie n. Carl Graf Vasquez b. Ludwig Förster in Wien, 1827, 50 x 62 Nebehay-Wagner 775/VII. Schöner Plan des 7.Wiener Gemeindebezirkes mit den 14 Randansichten aus der berühmten Serie von Wiener Bezirksplänen von Vasquez. Die einzelnen Randansichten: 1. Pfarr Kirche am Schottenfeld (Paulusch, Ikonografie Österreichs, W 3572), 2. Haus und Seidenband Fabrik des Herrn Joseph Göbel (W 3541), 3. Haus des Herrn Möring (W 3566), 4. Haus und bürgl. Seidenzeug Fabrik des Herrn Joseph Hornung (W 3557), 5. Pfarr Kirche zu S.Ulrich (W 3614), 6. Haus des Herrn Joh. Kastner (fehlt bei Paulusch), 7. Haus des Herrn Joseph Stöger (W 3587), 8. Haus des Herrn Blumauer (W 3537), 9. K.K. Hof Stallungen Spittelberg (W 3555), 10. Haus des Herrn Franz Bernard (W 3536), 11. Harhamersches Haus und Schleifer‘sches Caffee-Haus (W 3544), 12. Gerichtshaus der Stiftsherrschaft Schotten (W 3570), 13. Mestrozisches Haus (W 3565), 14. Königl. Ungarische Leib=Garde Palais (W 3608). Die Nummern 3, 6 und 7 sind Varianten nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner verzeichnet; breitrandig und farbfrisch, von guter Erhaltung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Scenes and occurences in Albany and Caffer Land South Africa

      

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        Bianca e Falliero o sia Il Consiglio dei Tre. Composta per l’I. R. Teatro alla Scala. Proprietà degli Editori. Deposta alla I.e R.a. Bibl.a. Fr. 30 [Opera completa per canto e pianoforte]

      - Milano/Firenze, presso Gio. Ricordi [PN 3251-3273] [1827]. 2-269 pp. inc. in-4 obl. Doppia numerazione delle pagine, alcuni fascicoli riportano il doppio numero di lastra e il prezzo. Titoli al margine sup. di ogni brano. Bel frontespizio inc. con i nomi degli interpreti della prima rappresentazione. Legatura mezza perg. e angoli con cartiglio decorativo a tiolo manoscritto al centro, piatti marmorizzati. Alcune carte parzialmente staccate dal dorso, macchie di umidità soprattutto al frontespizio. Qualche lieve usura ai margini, peraltro esemplare in buono stato di conservazione. Personaggi e nomi degli interpreti: Alessandro De Angeli (Priuli doge di Venezia), Claudio Bonoldi (Contareno), Giuseppe Fioravanti (Capellio), Carolina Bassi (Falliero generale di Venezia), Violante Camporesi (Bianca figlia di Contareno), Adelaide Ghinzani (Costanza nutrice di Bianca), Francesco Biscottini (Un cancelliere del Consiglio dei Tre). Rara prima edizione dell’opera completa [Rognoni, p. 452]. OPAC SBN riporta solo tre copie in Italia. Bianca e Falliero, melodramma in due atti su libretto di Felice Romani. Prima rappresentazione: Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 26 dicembre 1819. La tragedia di Antoine Vincent Arnault Blanche et Montcassin (1798) costituì la base per il lavoro di Felice Romani, che già aveva collaborato con Rossini per Il Turco in Italia. È interessante notare come Romani, non si sa bene se per ragioni di censura governativa austriaca o per esigenze di natura squisitamente artistico-virtuosistica, quali il voler concedere alla primadonna di brillare nello splendido finale “Teco io resto: in te rispetto”, preferì sostituire il finale lieto a quello tragico, senz’altro più teatrale; si trattava infatti dell’inserimento, abbastanza usuale per l’epoca, del fantasioso e pirotecnico rondò di Elena, che aveva permesso a Isabella Colbran di infiammare il San Carlo nel finale della Donna del lago [ ] Accolta alla Scala con buon successo di pubblico, l’opera fu replicata per ben trentanove recite consecutive, anche se parte della critica accusò Rossini di eccessivi abbellimenti nella scrittura vocale; fu poi presentata anche all’estero, pur se deturpata da numerosi tagli e inserimenti di pezzi estranei. Indubbiamente ricca di situazioni librettistiche già all’epoca abbastanza inflazionate, presenta innegabili motivi d’interesse nelle raffinate linee vocali e nell’elegante orchestrazione [Dizionario dell'Opera Baldini&Castoldi]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Untersuchungen über thierische Elektricität

      Mit Stempel auf den Titelblättern. Erster Band: LVI, 743 S. Mit sechs Kupfertafeln. Zweiter Band: 608 Seiten. Mit sechs Kupfertafeln.(Nur die ersten vier Tafeln vorhanden) Einleitung: Von der physiologischen Elektricität überhaupt. Erster Abschnitt (Geschichte des sogenannten Froschstromes) Erstes Kapitel - Von der Entdeckung der physiologischen Wirkung des Froschstromes bis zu der seiner Wirkung am Multiplicator Zweites Kapitel - Nobili's Entdeckung der elektromagnetischen Wirkung des Froschstromes im Jahre 1827 und Matteucci's thierisch-elektrische Arbeiten bis zum Jahre 1840 Drittes Kapitel - Bemerkungen über Valentin's Arbeiten im Gebiete der thierischen Elektricität Zweiter Abschnitt (Methode - Von einigen durchgängig gebrauchten Vorrichtungen und der Art und Weise der Untersuchung im Allgemeinen) Erstes Kapitel - Vom Multiplicator bei thierisch-elektrischen Versuchen Zweites Kapitel - Vom stromprüfenden Froschschenkel und dessen Gebrauch Drittes Kapitel - Von der elektrochemischen Methode Viertes Kapitel - Beschreibung einiger durchgängig gebrauchten Vorrichtungen Dritter Abschnitt (Untersuchung) Erstes Kapitel - Zurückführung des Froschstromes auf einen allgemein vorhandenen Muskelstrom Zweites Kapitel - Vom Gesetze des Muskelstromes Drittes Kapitel - Erörterung des elektromotorischen Wirkungsgesetzes des Muskelgewebes

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        Northern Part of IRELAND/ Southern Part of IRELAND.

      A New General Atlas. Edinburgh: Printed by Ben Stark for John Thomson. 1827. - Copper engraving. Original colour with later additions. Size of each part: 59 x 49.5 cm. (23 x 19½ inches). Some area of slight darkening, but clean and fresh. Very good condition. Handsome pair of maps of Ireland, the northern part extends as far south as Dublin Bay. The southern part continues southwards. Inset view of Giants Causway at top left of northern part, and of the Bank of Ireland in Dublin at lower right of Southern Part. The New General Atlas was one of the most accurate and best produced atlases of the day.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Manuel du dentiste à l'usage des examens, ou traité de chirurgie dentaire considérée sous les rapports anatomique, physiologique, hygiènique et pathologique.

      Paris, Compère, l'auteur, 1827. ____ L'auteur affirme qu'il donne dans ce traité les connaissances nécessaires aux étudiants pour exercer habilement leur future profession. Manuel très rare. *-------*. In-8. Collation : VIII, 255 pp. Demi-basane brune, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Elémens de physique et de météorologie

      1827. Paris, chez Béchet jeuen, 1827 à 1830. 3 volumes in/8 reliure demi-basane havane, dos lisse, vol. 1 : 428 p. 10 planches rempliées in-fine - ol. 2 & 3 : 852 p., 15 planches in-fine. Dos avec des usures marquées, manque sur la coiffe supérieure du vol. 1. Claude Servais Mathias Marie Roland Pouillet (1790 - 1868) physicien français. En 1825, il invente la boussole des tangentes pour pouvoir mesurer des courants puissant. Entre 1837 et 1838, il réalise grâce à l'invention du pyrhéliomètre les premières mesures quantitatives de la chaleur émise par le soleil. Ses principaux travaux portent sur la compressibilité des gaz et surtout sur les lois expérimentales relatives à l'intensité du courant électrique dans un circuit fermé. Il a su également préciser la notion de résistance électrique et montrer que les générateurs sont composés d'une force électromotrice pure et d'une résistance intérieure. On lui doit la loi de Pouillet, déduite de manière expérimentale. Français relié Bon étatDeCollection

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        Constitution of the Columbian Steam Boat Company

      Printed for the Company by Atkinson & Alexander, Philadelphia 1827 - First edition. Wrappers. 24mo. Original stitched unprinted tan wrappers. 8pp. Wrappers a trifle soiled, else a pleasing, about fine copy. Constitution establishing the Columbian Steam Boat Company of Philadelphia, founded for the purpose of running a line of boats and stages from carrying passengers and cargo between New York and Philadelphia. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The glorious recovery of the Vaudois of their Valleys, with a compendious history people, previous and subsequent to that event, by Hugh Dyke Acland.

      Murray, London 1827 - In 8°, pp. cxix, (i), xxv, 239, (1). Con una carta geografica ripiegata Map of the Protestant Vallies in Piemont e 12 tavole in acciaio fuori testo. Mezza pelle moderna con angoli. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible (2 copies); The Book of Common Prayer (2 copies); The Psalms of David (2 copies); The Week’s Preparation for a Worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper (2 copies).

      In black: London: Eyre & Strahan, 1813; Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1816; London: Company of Stationers, 1810; London: Bent, (1818). In Red: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1823; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1820; London: Company of Stationers, 1825; London: Rivington et al., 1827. - 8 volumes, 6.25 inches - 13.5 inches tall. A magnificent and unique collection of devotional works belonging to Nicholas Robinson, Lord Mayor of Liverpool in 1828-1829. On his becoming the Bailiff of Liverpool in 1818 he had the 4 great devotional works bound in uniform full black morocco with gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling to the panel and boards, dentelles and all edges. On becoming Lord Mayor he had another set of the 4 works bound in even more sumptuous uniform full red morocco. These have gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, glorious gilt flourishes to the boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. These volumes also have watered silk doublures and free endpapers. All 8 volumes have his autographed armorial bookplates and his gilt embossed inscriptions on the upper boards. There is minor rubbing and scuffing, otherwise all the volumes are in superb condition. An extraordinary collection. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Mesopotamia.: Including a journey from Aleppo, across the Euphrates to Orfah, through the plains of the Turcomans, to Diarbekr, in Asia Minor; from thence to Mardin, on the borders of the great desert, and by the Tigris to Mousul and Bagdad: with researches on the ruins of Babylon, Nineveh, Arbela, Ctesiphon, and Seleucia.

      London Henry Colburn 1827 - Blackmer 233 Rebound in half calf, preserving the original marbled boards, rubbed. Without the half-title. Map and plates foxed. Otherwise a very good copy. First edition 4to, pp. [iii]-xvi, 571; with 2 plates and 1 folding map, 26 wood-engraved vignettes in the text.

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        The Italian Confectioner;

      London: William H. Ainsworth, , 1827. Or the complete economy of desserts containing the elements of the art, according to the most modern and approved practice. Octavo. Original green paper boards, rebacked, title label to spine, new endpapers. 2 engraved fold out plates. Rubbing and some loss to corners, chip to board at front fore-edge, occasional spotting. A very good copy. First revised edition, corrected and expanded, third edition overall. Originally published in 1820. "The book sits within an English tradition of publishing recipes for food and confectionery, but it reveals more about the techniques involved, and about the character of the author, than was usual in the genre. Written when confectionery production was on the point of being industrialised through the activities of such contemporaries as Joseph Terry of York, it represented the high point of artisan skills in the craft, which Jarrin believed could not be improved upon. He devoted several chapters to his speciality of making ornaments for the dessert table using various edible and non-edible materials. Other chapters covered more standard ground including recipes for small confections, preserving fruit, and making ices, but with details which throw light on both his own skills and continental practice. He provided instructions on modelling and wood carving (one wooden confectionery mould signed by him has come to light), and evidently possessed artistic talents, for he signed the two engraved plates illustrating confectionery equipment. Proud of his ingenuity as an inventor, Jarrin described inventions and improvements he had devised for making confectionery. The Italian Confectioner was reprinted at least ten times (the last in 1861, after his death), and was updated with new material on several occasions. Earlier editions incorporated small but often telling additions: for example, observations on managing ice-wells and the introduction of new instruments such as the saccharometer" (ODNB).

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        System der höhern Heilkunde, für Aerzte, und Seelsorger. Des theoretischen Theiles zweite Abtheilung (Anhang: Leben des Herrn St. de Marsay von ihm selbst beschrieben)

      Elberfeld 1827. Halbleder, 18,5 cm, xv, 462 Seiten. Frakturschrift. Lagerspuren mit leichten Läsuren, etwas gefleckt, ansonsten gut.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ralf Bader]
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        I promessi sposi. Storia milanese del secolo XVII scoperta e rifatta da A. M. Tomi I-III. Seconda edizione torinese ed è una delle prime tre ristampe ufficiali dello stesso anno della prima e autorizzata dall'autore all'introduzione in Milano essendo esaurita la prima uscita con data 1825-26 ma in raltà uscita nella primavera del 1827.

      Giuseppe Pomba, 1827. Tomi tre in-16° di pp. XIII-268-292-330, legature in mezza tela coeva con titolo ai dorsi e abrasioni alla carta ai tagli della carta dei piatti.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Gullà]
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