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        Piccolomini, or the First Part of Wallenstein, a Drama in Five Acts ? [bound with:] The Death of Wallenstein. A Tragedy in Five Acts

      Printed for N.T. Longman and O. Rees, By G. Woodfall, London 1800 - First edition of Coleridge's English translation. Engraved portrait. [iv], 214; [ii], [ii, general title], 157, [1, ads] pp., with half-title to first part and general title ("Wallenstein. A Drama in Two Parts") bound with second part. 8vo. The first English edition of Schiller's Wallenstein, set in Germany during the Thirty Years War, and translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge from a manuscript copy of the first German edition of 1799. Coleridge completed much of the translation - a free and poetic translation in blank verse - at Lamb's home in London, seated at his desk in "a voluminous five-penny floral dressing-gown decorated with hieroglyphics ? looking suspiciously 'like a conjuror,' according to Lamb" (Holmes, Coleridge: Early Visions, p. 261). The translation, which omitted the first part of Schiller's trilogy (Wallenstein's Camp), was done in part to capitalize on the contemporary fashion for Schiller, whose verse-drama The Robbers Coleridge had long admired. It was one of many of Coleridge's translation schemes hatched during his time abroad studying the language and literature of Germany. "In the event, the project was a financial disaster, earning him only £50 in advances, while Longman lost £250 on the combined editions" (ibid, p. 267). Despite that, Coleridge "was proud of his work, and long afterwards described it as 'a specimen of my happiest attempt, during the prime manhood of my intellect, before I had been buffeted by adversity or crossed by fatality" (ibid, p. 268). ESTC T61110 & T61109; Wise, Coleridge 16 & 17 Period half calf and marbled boards, green morocco spine label. Some foxing to portrait and first few leaves Engraved portrait. [iv], 214; [ii], [ii, general title], 157, [1, ads] pp., with half-title to first part and general title ("Wallenstein. A Drama in Two Parts") bound with second part. 8vo First edition of Coleridge's English translation. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        AESOPI PHRYGII FABULAE GRAECAE LATINE CONVERSE

      Parmae, ex Regio Typographeo, 1800. In folio (mm. 455 x 305), cartonato marmorizzato ottocentesco, 4 cc.nn. (la prima bianca), 176 pp.num., 2 cc.nn., stampato a 2 colonne, il testo greco e la versione latina accanto. Vi sono raccolte 149 favole, senza commenti. Cfr. Brooks,796: "D'une simple beauté incomparable (Geering)”. (Nello stesso anno il Bodoni stampò la stessa opera in-4 gr., a singole colonne: il testo greco colla versione latina a fronte) - Brunet,I,87: “Edition de luxe”. Solo qualche lieviss. traccia d'uso, altrim. fresco esempl. con barbe, ben conservato.

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        BUCOLICA, GEORGICA, ET AENEIS

      Londini, apud A. Dulau & Co., 1800. In-8 p. (mm. 230x137), 2 voll., elegante legatura in pieno vitellino verde, ricca decorazione impressa a secco e inquadrata in doppia cornice ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro su due tasselli e decorazioni a secco ai riquadri, tagli dorati, dentelles dorate ai risguardi, cofanetto con cuffie in pelle, pp. (4),246; (4),276; molto ben illustrato f.t. da 15 tavole finemente inc. su rame da Bartolozzi, Flitter e Sharp. Questa pregevole edizione è certamente la più bella fra quelle esistenti in 8° del poeta latino, illustrata da incisioni dei più importanti artisti inglesi del periodo. Cfr. Brunet V, 1294: "belle edition" - Graesse VII, 344-45. Solo qualche lieviss. fiorit. altrimenti esemplare ben conservato su carta distinta.

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        蝦夷国全圖. [Ezo no Kuni Zenzu]. [Complete Map of Ezo].

      (circa1800). Large ink and water colour manuscript map of Ezo, modern day Hokkaido, showing the northeastern tip of Honshu, Manchuria as a large landmass along the lower border, and the island of Sakhalin. The Russian territory of Kamchatska is also shown. Drawn onto two sheets the sheets have professionally laid down onto a single washi sheet. There is a little lack of continuity in a few places where the lines on the map don't quite match and two holes along folds. Some inoffensive worming mainly at margins, an attractive map. 53.7 x 94cm. This map is an "underground" manuscript copy of one of the five maps published to accompany the highly controversial Japanese book 'Sangoku tsüran zusetsu' by Hayashi Shihei. Published in 1785 this work described the geography and customs of three countries - Kankoku (Korea), Yezo or Ezo (present day Hokkaido), and Ryükyü (present day Okinawa). At the time of its publication Ha Yezo was only partially occupied by the Tokugawa government and although from 1609 Ryükyü was in reality under the control of the Shimazu clan in Satsuma (present Kagoshima Prefecture), the Shimazu clan allowed it to be an independent country superficially. Hayashi wrote in this book that he was especially concerned of the growing Russian presence in east Asia, and believed there was a need to strengthen Japan's defences. Hayashi's map of Ezo, is believed to be one of the first descriptions of the island in Japanese literature--a testament to his belief that Japan needed to strengthen their forces on the northern frontier.In his notes on this map of Ezo or Hokkaido, Hayashi discusses the sea lanes indicated by dotted lines and notes "Since, in recent years, men of Orosha [Russians] have taken possession of the territory east of Tartary, this land is called Orosha, or Kamusasuka.... Also since the Russians all wear red coats, the residents of Ezo call it Red Ezo in their dialect."Following the publication of 'Sangoku tsüran zusetsu' the authorities ordered the banning of the publication and the destruction of the woodblocks used to print the book and maps. Hayashi Shihei was imprisoned as his work was regarded as an offence against Japan's seclusion policies of the time. He died the following year. However Japanese interest in the outside world, and in Hayashi Shihei's work continued throughout the Edo period and although very few copies of the published work were in existence "underground" manuscript copies were made and passed around among trusted friends. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 159425).

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        蝦夷国全圖. [Ezo no Kuni Zenzu. Complete Map of Ezo].

      (circa1800). Large coloured manuscript map of Ezo, modern day Hokkaido, showing the northeastern tip of Honshu, Manchuria as a large landmass along the lower border, and the island of Sakhalin. The Russian territory of Kamchatska is also shown. 50.5 x 83.5cm. Folds into plain paper covers measuring 25.5 x 17cm, card folder worn and insect damaged. Some scattered insect damage but overall a good copy. This map is an "underground" manuscript copy of one of the five maps published to accompany the highly controversial Japanese book 'Sangoku tsüran zusetsu' by Hayashi Shihei. Published in 1785 this work described the geography and customs of three countries - Kankoku (Korea), Yezo or Ezo (present day Hokkaido), and Ryükyü (present day Okinawa). At the time of its publication Ha Yezo was only partially occupied by the Tokugawa government and although from 1609 Ryükyü was in reality under the control of the Shimazu clan in Satsuma (present Kagoshima Prefecture), the Shimazu clan allowed it to be an independent country superficially.In his notes on this map of Ezo or Hokkaido, Hayashi discusses the sea lanes indicated by dotted lines and notes "Since, in recent years, men of Orosha [Russians] have taken possession of the territory east of Tartary, this land is called Orosha, or Kamusasuka.... Also since the Russians all wear red coats, the residents of Ezo call it Red Ezo in their dialect."Following the publication of 'Sangoku tsüran zusetsu' the authorities ordered the banning of the publication and the destruction of the woodblocks used to print the book and maps. Hayashi Shihei was imprisoned as his work was regarded as an offence against Japan's seclusion policies of the time. He died the following year. However Japanese interest in the outside world, and Hayashi Shihei's work continued throughout the Edo period and although very few copies of the published work were in existence "underground" manuscript copies were made and passed around among trusted friends. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 157925).

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        2 Rare Antique Prints-CITY HALL-WINERY-GRONINGEN-Numan-ca. 1800

      - 2 Antique prints, titled: 'Het oude Raadt en wynhuis te Groningen Ancienne Maison de Ville de Groningue ' - (The old city hall and winery of Groningen.) Two rare views of Groningen, The Netherlands. Etching and aquatint etching with original hand colouring on wove paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. Very rare views.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Hermanus Numan' after an anonymous artist. Hermanus Numan (1744-1820) was a Dutch portrait and landscape painter, designer and engraver from Ezinge. He was a pupil of Jan Augustin in Haarlem and later worked in Paris (where he worked with Le Bas) and Amsterdam. Condition: Very good, given age. No margins, some browning and ghosting from previous framing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPCLA-Expo-P2-08 The overall size is ca. 16.6 x 14 inch. The image size is ca. 16.6 x 14 inch. The overall size is ca. 42.2 x 35.5 cm. The image size is ca. 42.2 x 35.5 cm.

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        Port de Morges au Lac Léman.

      s.d. vers 1800, - 21.5 x 30 cm, Aquarelle originale, petites déchirures marginales, 1 feuille. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Topographische Charte der umliegenden Gegend von Jena. Nach eigenen Messungen und andern origin(alen) Zeichnungen neu entworfen.

      Weimar: Industrie-Comptoir 1800 - Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte; in 12 Segmenten auf Leinen aufgezogen; Montierung der Zeit mit dem Aufkleber des "Cabinet de géographie Simon Schropp à Berlin"; ziemlich guter Zustand mit frischen Farben; auf der Leinen Seite stärker fleckig; seltene und schöne Karte; [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is, with all the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It. Two Volumes

      Printed By J. Cundee for Vernor and Hood; J. Cuthell, J. Sewell, J. Walker; Lackington, Allen & Co.; Otridge & Son; Ogil, London 1800 - London: Printed By J. Cundee for Vernor and Hood; J. Cuthell, J. Sewell, J. Walker; Lackington, Allen & Co.; Otridge & Son; Ogilvy & Son, 1800. Ninth edition, corrected [1800], with An Account of the Author. First published 1621. Two volumes in ealy 19th century bindings, three quarter smooth brown leather over marbled boards, black spine labels, broad raised spine bands decorated in gilt, red speckled edges, frontis engravings in each volume, 461 plus 601 pages plus index at the end of second volume. Covers rubbed and scuffed, some roughness to the volume II spine head, joints secure, text blocks sound, pages clean with only a few instances of very minor foxing, armorial bookplate of Charles A. Woolley (by De Gruchy & Leigh) inside each front cover with evidence that an additional bookplate was placed over it but removed (residue above the Woolley bookplates), no other markings. Woolley was from Australia; the bookplate engraver was based in Melbourne, Australia. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Astor

      January 16, 1800. Autograph Document Signed "John Jacob Astor" with flourish under signature, 1 page, 7" x 3". New York, January 16, 1800. Silked for preservation. Fine condition.In full, "Recd of Mr Raunk one pound 6/ in full. New York 16 January 1800. £1.6.0 John Jacob Astor."In his 20s, John Jacob Astor began to purchase raw hides from Native Americans, prepare them himself, and then resell them in London and elsewhere at great profit. He opened his own fur goods shop in New York in the late 1780s. Astor imported furs from Montreal to New York and shipped them to Europe. By 1800, the year he wrote the receipt here offered, John Jacob Astor had amassed almost a quarter of a million dollars, and had become one of the leading figures in the fur trade.

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        BRIENZ. "Vue du Village & du Lac de Brienz". Ansicht vom See aus, links zwei Angler auf einem Felsen, auf dem See ein Lastkahn.

      - Aquarell über Tuschfeder von H. Goldschmid, um 1800, 22,5 x 36,5 cm. Der Künstler nicht bei Brun verzeichnet. - Stimmungsvolle Ansicht in zarten Blau-Grün-Tönen. Rechts unten signiert. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Bowles's New One-Sheet Map of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; delineated from the latest Surveys,

      1800 - London, c.1800. Original body colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 675 x 555mm. Repairs to linen. A scarce map of the British Isles in particularly fine colour marking the counties, not just the countries of standard colouring. The title cartouche features a busy port scene. Henry Carington Bowles and Samuel Carver continued the family firm after the death of Carington Bowles in 1793.

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        The History of North America and its United States. Including Also, A Distinct History of Each Individual State; Its Manners and Customs, Trade, Commerce, Religion, and Government, Manufactures and Agriculture, Climate, Soil, and Produce, with New Tables of the Whole of Their Imports and Exports, Revenue, Debt, espenditure, Currency of Coins, &c. &c. &c. To Which is Annexed, An Account of New Discoveries

      R. Paul, Edinburgh 1800 - 408 p. 21 cm. Rebound in half burgundy leather with burgundy cloth, and new marbled endpapers. In grey slipcase using an original label. Pages browned with some light stains. Repair at top of p. 9. Apparently a piracy of the History of America by Jedidiah Morse, the notable geographer whose textbooks became a staple for students in the United States. Begins with brief description of British America (pp. 16-32). The "New Discoveries" occupy four leaves at the end and contain accounts of Captain Cook's discoveries of the Sandwich Islands and Nootka Sound. Sabin 57181. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain, Ireland, &c. This Chart of St George's Channel &c. Surveyed under their Lordships' direction by the late Lewis Morris Esq.r which is now extended by an Actual Survey (the whole Corrected & much Improved) from Liverpool to Cardiff in the Bristol Channel; is by Permission most respectfully dedicated, by their Lorships' obedient humble servant, William Morris.

      1800 - London: William Morris, 1800. Two sheet conjoined and laid on blue paper, total 910 x 900mm. Old folds flattened. A 'blue-back' seac hart of St George's Channel from Formby Point in Lancashire south around the coast of Wales to Cardiff, with Lundy, Ilfracombe and Minehead along the bottom edge of the Bristol Channel. In Ireland Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford Bay are marked. Lewis Morris (1701-65) was a self-taught hydrographer from Anglesey who published his important survey of the Welsh coast, ''Plans of harbours, bars, bays and roads in St. George’s Channel'' in 1748. His son William (1758-1808) continued his work, reissuing the survey in 1801, adding new harbours that had gained in importance since 1758, including Liverpool and Swansea. This chart was published separately the year before.

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        Ausführlicher Symptomen-Kodex der homöopathischen Arzneimittellehre. Für den erleichternden Handgebrauch beim Nachschlagen in der Praxis, und mit besonderer Rücksicht auf schnelle Vergleichung des Aehnlichen und gehörige Auffindung des Einzelnen nach allen seinen Bestimmungen, geordnet und herausgegeben.

      4 Bände. Erster Teil. "Gedrängte Total-Uebersicht aller zur Zeit eingeführten homöopathischen Heilmittel, in der Gesammtheit ihrer bekannten Erstwirkungen und Heilanzeigen. Nach den vorhandenen zerstreuten Quellen und mannichfachen eigenen Beobachtungen bearbeitet und dargestellt. 2 Bde. XXXIX, 614 S. VI, 762 S. - Zweiter Teil: Systematisch-alphabetisches Repertorium der homöopathischen Arzneimittellehre. Erster Band: Allgemeine Beschwerden-Angesicht. 2 Bde. 2 Bll., 1052 S., 1 Bl., 33 S., 1 Bl. Zweiter Band: Zähne und Zahnfleisch-Unterglieder. VIII, 1254 S., 1 Bl. Hübsche HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. Band 1 der "Gedrängten Übersicht" behandelt die Arzneimittel A-L (Aconitum-Lamium album), Band 2 L-Z (Laurocerasus-Zingiber). - Das umfangreichste der drei Hauptwerke Jahrs. Es erschien gleichzeitig mit dem "Handbuch" von Noack u. Trinks, wurde diesem aber vielfach für die Praxis vorgezogen. Jahr (1800-1875) kam, durch Aegidi empfohlen, nach Köthen zu Hahnemann, dem er bei der 2. Auflage der "Chronischen Krankheiten" wie bei der Anlegung eines Repertoriums und eines Symptomenlexikons half. Später wirkte er als homöopathischer Arzt in Paris und blieb in enger Verbindung zu Hahnemann. - Decken berieben. Mit sauberen Unterstreichungen in rot und blau.

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        Antonio Allegri da Correggio.

      Italy?, ca. 1800.(). Line engraving measuring 49 x 35 cm. (19 x 14 inches). Printed by C. Frassinetti. Some foxing and marginal tape marks.

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        AN ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY TO THE KINGDOM OF AVA SENT BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF INDIA IN THE YEAR 1795

      G and W Nicol, London 1800 - xxiii, 503pp, directions to binder, 2 folding maps, 26 black 7 white illustrations, some folding, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, full calf with gilt dentelle, later matching spine, corners worn. Size: Small Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Madame de Chateau-Briant presentee a Francois Premier" (Erste Begegnung zwischen König Franz I. von Frankreich und seiner späteren Mätresse Francoise de Foix, Comtesse de Châteaubriant) originale kolorierte Aquatinta-Radierung/coloured aquatint etching

      - ca.approx.29x38,5cm(Darstellung/image size) auf Velin/vellum paper (45x51cm) von Levachez nach Martinet; unterhalb der Darstellung in der Platte typographisch bezeichnet, betitelt und mit erklärendem Text in französischer Sprache; Charles Bance et Aumont Paris um 1800 [Frischer Abzug mit strahlendem Kolorit, nur die Blattränder leicht faltig. Fine And fresh etching with splendid colour, only at the margins slightly wrinkled.]

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        Charles Dickens's Works - 15 Volume Set Circa 1800's

      Sm Glass Case: Dewolfe, Fiske & Company. Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. 1800. Hardcover. All orders ship with in 24 hours except Sundays & Holidays, with a tracking #. Items ship from the US. International orders may take longer for you to receive because of customs. Contact us if you have more questions before your purchase we will get back to you within 24 hours. ; 800 pages; Spine are straight, bindings are a little loose a few of the pages are vairly hannging on but could easly be repaired , lots of tanning. Set inclueds: The Posthumouse Papers of the Pickwick Club, the Personal History of David Copperfield, the Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Bleak House, Little Dorrit, Dombey and Son, Our Mutual Friend, The Adventures of Oliver Twist; Pictures from Italy: American notes, The Old curiosity ship: ahrd times: the Holly tree Inn, Barnaby Rudge: Edwin Drood, A tale of Two Cities: Sketdchs by Boz, Great Expectations: The uncommmercial traveller. YOU MAY ALSO MAKE A RESONABLE OFFER ON THIS SET. Just send us an email. Thanks for looking. .

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        Shakespeare Illustrated by an Assemblage of Portraits and Views; with Biographical Anecdotes for the Different Persons, and Descriptions of Places Mentioned: Adapted to the Whole Series of the Author's Dramas. To which are added Portraits of Actors, Editors, &c. Arranged, with Directions for their Insertion in any Edition

      London: G. Sidney, 1800. Early expanded edition of this collection of engravings of Shakespearean subjects, intended to be individually rebound into "any edition" of the plays, allowing readers to construct their own personalized extra-illustrated copies of Shakespeare. The engravings include portraits of notable Shakespearean editors (Alexander Pope, Thomas Hanmer), critics (Samuel Johnson, Elizabeth Montagu), actors (Richard Burbage, Will Kempe), historical figures (Julius Caesar, Henry IV, Richard III, Elizabeth I), and settings (Stratford-upon-Avon, Westminster Abbey, the Rialto). Each plate is accompanied by a page or more of text, providing the play, act, and scene related to the subject. The engravings are based on historical portraits and landscapes already available to the printers, so there are no original illustrations of characters invented by Shakespeare. The plates in this work first appeared in parts between 1789 and 1793, the first publication of the brothers Sylvester and Edward Harding. Before joining Edward to establish their book and print shop, Sylvester worked as an actor in a traveling troupe, an experience that may have suggested the Shakespearean theme. Shakespeare Illustrated capitalized on the contemporary vogue for extra-illustration, the practice of inserting extra material, from illustrations to autographs to manuscripts, into printed books to provide additional color and context. In 1803, Edward Harding became librarian to Queen Charlotte, and in this role he extra-illustrated many works of history "for her amusement" (DNB). Unlike the edition of the Hardings, which consisted of 150 plates in thirty parts, this expanded edition includes commentary on each image, sometimes quite pointed, as in the case of Cleopatra: "A woman of greater genius perhaps never existed: she conversed in almost every language then known, and displayed the greatest powers in her government; and it may be some palliation to her vices to add, that licentious manners and seductive arts were the only means left her to preserve her kingdom." A near-fine copy of a complete Shakespearean sourcebook, evidence of English reading and collecting practices at the turn of the nineteenth century. Two octavo volumes, modern three-quarter brown calf over green marbled boards, black morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, spine ruled and ornamented in gilt, new endpapers, all edges marbled. Separate engraved title page dated 1793 (from original publisher S&E Harding) bound after main title in Volume I. Illustrated with 158 full-page engraved plates. Armorial bookplate of Charles Banckerl on front pastedowns, binder's ticket on rear pastedown of Volume I. Scattered foxing, occasionally affecting images, text blocks uniformly embrowned, mended tear to margin of plate 17 (Nicholas Rowe), not affecting image.

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        Herman et Dorothée, en IX chants; poëme allemand de Goethe.

      Paris et Strasbourg, Treuttel et Wurtz, 1800 - Première traduction française du poème de Goethe par Paul-Jérémie BITAUBE qui a rédigé l'introduction, In-12. fine reliure maroquin rouge, chaînette dorée aux plats, dos orné d'un fleuron, arc et flèche, répété, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées, dos légèrement pâli; emboitage; ex libris du Dr Sikorav sur page de garde; intérieur en très bon état; frontispice de Catel gravé par Hust XIX , 226 + 6 pages, de catalogue de l'éditeur, en particulier des livres allemands en traduction; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mappa Totius Mundi.

      Walch 1800 - Walch Augsburg c1800.- orig. outline col. copper engraved map; 46 x 64 cm; indistinctive plate marks, some cropping to left and right margin, some add. paper creases o/w vg. cond.- A large decorative double hemisphere world map by Walch, a German cartographer and publisher; after de l?Isle, adapted by Lotter and engraved by Walch?s father-in-law, Johann Martin Will. The map is surrouned by 2 polar depictions and 2 astronomical depictions with a large dec. cartouche and vignette.- [ref: 1618 ]

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        Gesamtansicht

      - Kupferstich aus Zittauisches Tagebuch, um 1800, 17 x 13 (H) Sehr seltene Ansicht. - Das Blatt besitzt in der oberen Hälfte eine Gesamtansicht von Schweinfurt, darunter eine Allegorie zum Thema "Segeln" und ein Wappen derer von Eberstadt. Ganz unten ein 4-zeiliger Vers. - Randeinrisse und Ränder restauriert.

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        The Life of Major J.G. Semple Lisle;

      1800 - Containing a Faithful Narrative of his Alternate Vicissitudes of Splendor and Misfortune. Written by Himself. The Whole interspersed with Interesting Anecdotes and Authentic Accounts of Important Public Transactions. The Second Edition. Stipple-engraved portrait frontispiece. Offsetting from the portrait, light browning throughout, but overall very good in the publisher's boards, slightly rubbed and soiled, upper joint a little split towards the tail, some chipping of the spine at head and tail. xxii, errata leaf, 382pp. W. Stewart, Sabin 41421, ?Includes his adventures in South America, description of the Province of Rio Grande &c.?; Ferguson 317, ?The autobiography of this celebrated adventurer, including a full account of the mutiny of the Lady Shore in which he was carried as a convict to New South Wales, and of the adventures of the landing party in their journey to Rio de Janeiro.? Semple was the born in Ayrshire, the son of an exciseman, in 1776 he served briefly in America before being taken prisoner. He was ?relieved early in 1777, by Lord Percy, whose retirement from the Army his country may justly regret, and Sir Peter Parker, then commander at Rhode Island. [He] was soon after wounded; and was in consequence sent home from New York, in the Bridget of Liverpool.? He then was involved with Mrs. Eliza Gooch, the novelist - ?My amour with Mrs. Gooch having been related by the lady herself, in her Memoirs, though not quite correctly, I Ieave as it is. ? He then claims to have accompanied Frederick the Great in the campaign of 1778, to have been introduced the Catherine the Great, & ? to have accompanied Prince Potyomkin to the Crimea, and to have designed a uniform for the Russian Army.? [ODNB] In 1784 he was arrested for obtaining goods under false pretences and sentenced, in 1786, to seven years transportation. Released on condition of quitting England he moved to Paris, where he witnessed the execution of Louis XVI, returning to England shortly afterwards to avoid arrest. In 1795, returning to his old ways, he was again sentenced to transportation ?this time for defrauding tradesmen? [ibid.] His hopes of pardon being dashed, when scheduled to be shipped to Botany Bay, he melodramatically stabbed himself in Newgate - ? in my frenzy, I snatched up a round pointed breakfast knife, with which I made a blow at my breast; I struck too high, and the knife would not enter; but I repeated the stroke lower down, and plunged it to the handle in my body.? - and subsequently went on hunger strike. Having recovered he was dispatched to Australia on the Lady Jane Shore. Despite Semple's warnings of unrest amongst the troops onboard, mutiny broke out but he was allowed to leave in a boat with several others who would not make a common cause with the mutineers. The party eventually landed in South America and after a series of almost credible adventures Semple made his way to Tangiers via Lisbon and Gibraltar and there surrendered himself to the British Minister. He was sent back to England and committed to Tothill Fields prison, where at the time of the publication of his autobiography he was still held. ?Nothing further is known of him.? [Iibid.] A very nice copy of this hard-to-obtain life of a notorious scoundrel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Review of the Origin, Progress, and Result of the Decisive War with the late Tippoo Sultaun, in Mysore: With Notes; By James Salmond, Esq. of the Bengal Military Establishment. To which are added, Some Account of Zemaun Shah - The Proceedings of a Jacobin club, formed at Seringapatam - Official Advices to India on the Subject of the War - An Abstract of the Fences employed - Letters from Generals Stewart and Harris, containing the Accounts of the Engagements on the 6th March and 7th May 1779; and Major General Baird's Report of the Storming of Seringapatam; - And An Appendix, Containing Translations of the Principal State Papers found in the Cabinet of Tipoo Sultaun; and other important Official Papers. Together with A Dedication to the R

      T. Cadell, Jun. & W. Davies, London 1800 - xxxii, 88, [298] p. 23 cm. Engraved frontispiece of Tipu's Tiger. 2 fold-outs in Appendices. Bound in quarter green leather with marbled paper boards. New endpapers, repaired edges to frontispiece and title page. Dampstained bottom corners. Pages uncut towards rear. Some rough page edges from cutting. First fold-out has tear. Spot on title page of Appendix B. Tipu Sultan was the Muslim ruler of the Indian kingdom of Mysore from 1782 until he was defeated and killed by British troops in 1799. The frontispiece engraving of this volume shows Tipu's Tiger, originally a mechanical toy created for Tipu Sultan himself. In the toy, now exhibited in the Victoria and Albert Museum, the carved and painted wood casing represents a tiger savaging a near life-size European man. Mechanisms inside the tiger and man's bodies make one hand of the man move, emit a wailing sound from his mouth and grunts from the tiger. In addition a flap on the side of the tiger folds down to reveal the keyboard of a small pipe organ with 18 notes. The tiger was created for Tipu and makes use of his personal emblem of the tiger and expresses his hatred of his enemy, the British of the East India Company. The tiger was discovered in his summer palace after East India Company troops stormed Tipu's capital in 1799.Alexander Beatson (1758–1830) was an officer in the East India Company's service. As lieutenant, he served with the Guides in Lord Cornwallis's campaigns against Tippu Sultan. Eight years later, as a field officer, he was surveyor-general with the army under Lieutenant-General Harris, which captured Seringapatam in 1799. Major-General James Hanson Salmond (1766–1837) was an officer in the East India Company's Forces who went on to be Military Secretary to the East India Company. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Review of the Origin, Progress, and Result of the Decisive War with the late Tippoo Sultaun, in Mysore: With Notes; By James Salmond, Esq. of the Bengal Military Establishment. To which are added, Some Account of Zemaun Shah - The Proceedings of a Jacobin club, formed at Seringapatam - Official Advices to India on the Subject of the War - An Abstract of the Fences employed - Letters from Generals Stewart and Harris, containing the Accounts of the Engagements on the 6th March and 7th May 1779; and Major General Baird's Report of the Storming of Seringapatam; - And An Appendix, Containing Translations of the Principal State Papers found in the Cabinet of Tipoo Sultaun; and other important Official Papers. Together with A Dedication to the Right Hon. Henry Dundas, &c. &c. &c. by M. Wood, Esq. Colonel, and Late Chief Engineer, Bengal

      London: T. Cadell, Jun. & W. Davies, 1800. Hardcover. Very good. xxxii, 88, [298] p. 23 cm. Engraved frontispiece of Tipu's Tiger. 2 fold-outs in Appendices. Bound in quarter green leather with marbled paper boards. New endpapers, repaired edges to frontispiece and title page. Dampstained bottom corners. Pages uncut towards rear. Some rough page edges from cutting. First fold-out has tear. Spot on title page of Appendix B. Tipu Sultan was the Muslim ruler of the Indian kingdom of Mysore from 1782 until he was defeated and killed by British troops in 1799. The frontispiece engraving of this volume shows Tipu's Tiger, originally a mechanical toy created for Tipu Sultan himself. In the toy, now exhibited in the Victoria and Albert Museum, the carved and painted wood casing represents a tiger savaging a near life-size European man. Mechanisms inside the tiger and man's bodies make one hand of the man move, emit a wailing sound from his mouth and grunts from the tiger. In addition a flap on the side of the tiger folds down to reveal the keyboard of a small pipe organ with 18 notes. The tiger was created for Tipu and makes use of his personal emblem of the tiger and expresses his hatred of his enemy, the British of the East India Company. The tiger was discovered in his summer palace after East India Company troops stormed Tipu's capital in 1799.Alexander Beatson (17581830) was an officer in the East India Company's service. As lieutenant, he served with the Guides in Lord Cornwallis's campaigns against Tippu Sultan. Eight years later, as a field officer, he was surveyor-general with the army under Lieutenant-General Harris, which captured Seringapatam in 1799. Major-General James Hanson Salmond (17661837) was an officer in the East India Company's Forces who went on to be Military Secretary to the East India Company.

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        Northwest Territory

      January 6, 1800. Autograph letter signed, three pages, 7½ " x 8¼ ", Chillicothe, [Northwest Territory], January 6, 1800, to George Bowman in Lebanon, Pennsylvania reporting on the erection of a still, crop and whiskey price, and other news including the tragic death of several settlers who were killed by a tree which fell on their tent in the middle of the night. A fine content and extremely early letter from Chillicothe, Ohio, written only four years following it's founding in 1796. <I>"Dear Brother. I now take the Liberty With Pleasure to Inform you that we are all Hearty at this present time, and I hope these Few lines will Meat [sic] you all in the same Situation and I let you know that we have Built a Still house about two Miles from town But we have not begun Stilling yet but I hope we will begin in about two weeks time, we have Tradet [sic] a good Many of our goods away for Corn, and We mean to Still the most Part Corn we have Taken in better than a Thousand Bushels of Indian Corn already at twoo [sic] Shillings per Bushel, and we have Some Rie [sic] twoo, but not Much yet, perhaps we will go to Cantucky [sic] Some time this winter and fetch a boat Load of Rie there, in Cantucky it can be Bought at twoo shillings per Bushel, and whiskey Sels [sic] with us at 4/6 & 5/ Shillings per Gallon this Money, our Intension [sic] is to Still This winter and Next Summer if the ago[?] Dont Hinter [Hinder?] us, and So I dont expect That any of us will be down till Next fall But perhaps Brother John will be down Against Spring for Money is very Scarse [sic] at This place, I do not think that we will get Shut of our good before Next fawl [sic] I know no Particular News for to Inform you with at this Present time but I let you know that there was a Great Aesident [sic] hap[p]ned on the Allegany Mountain last fawl there was a Couple familys [sic] Moving out to Siothen[?] and one night the[y] hap[p]ened to Camp on the Allegany Mountain on a Large Tree and in the night time the tree fell Down and Killed Six Souls of them four was Dead on the Spot and two of them Lived Till Next day -- no More at present But Martin Zimmerman Sends his Compliments To all His Relatives..."</I> <br /><br />Offered together with a manuscript Document signed by John Bowman, two pages, 8" x 12½" , Chillicothe, March 5, 1800, appointing George Bowman of Pittsburgh <I>"my true and lawful attorney in fact and in my name, and for my own proper use and benefit..."</I>. Documents from the Old Northwest Territory are quite scarce on the market and provide us with an important record of the early American settlements there. Both documents neatly and expertly silked, a few light creases, else near fine condition.<br />

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        2 Antique Master Prints-VOLUNTEER-SAILOR-VICTORIAN ERA-BRITAIN-Young-Paye-1800

      - 2 antique prints, titled: 'The little Volunteer - Young Sailors', Set of 2 matching prints illustrating the height of British power during the Victorian era with young children seeking careers in army and navy. Mezzotint engraving plate coloured (a-la-pouppee) on a vellin type paper. Description: Published by John Young in 1800. Artists and Engravers: Made by Jn. Young after R.M. Paye. John Young (1755-1825) was a mezzotint engraver and keeper of the British Institution. He studied under John Raphael Smith. He became a very able engraver, working exclusively in mezzotint. His finest plate is the prize fight between Broughton and Stevenson, after Mortimer. In 1789 he was appointed mezzotint engraver to the Prince of Wales. In 1813 Young succeeded Valentine Green in the keepership of the British Institution. Condition: Very Good. Plate edges with some separation, backed. Some light folding. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC-P1-21 The overall size is ca. 19.8 x 26.1 inch. The image size is ca. 17 x 22.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 50.3 x 66.2 cm. The image size is ca. 43.3 x 58.2 cm.

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        HUA NIAO HUA CE: PAIR OF HAND-PAINTED COLOR BIRD & FLOWER ALBUMS.

      - [Shanghai ca. 1800-1828]. Silk-brocade covers, somewhat worn rubbed, two miniature accordion-folded albums, 5.3 x 11 cm., 24p.x 2=48 pages in all, long horizontal color scroll, hand- painted color, 129.5 cm. long. A COMPLETE RARE SET ! *** *** *** . . A LOVELY TWO VOLUME SET OF HAND-PAINTED BIRDS & FLOWERS . . . AN UNUSUAL FORMAT, MAKING A LARGER PAINTING . . . BY PLACING ONE ALBUM ABOVE THE OTHER . . . THUS MAKING A LOVELY 'SCREEN' TYPE EXAMPLE . . *** A MOST UNUSUAL FORMAT: . Two books opened fully, one above the other, creates a "scroll-like" view of color-painted landscape, flower and birds. This is an exceptionally rare format for a Chinese painted book. Please see the color scans posted to our website to understand the format. . This two-volume set is lovely. The covers were originally done in silk-brocade cafe ole color, some of which is partially rubbed. The corners are rounded as was typical of books of this period album. The paper is hand-made from mulberry fibers. . *** SEALS: The work has two cinnabar seals: the first is the artist's name: QI Change. The second reads "Shuhua [painting or calligraphy book], see scans posted to our website. . *** The drawings are done in a typical combination of vegetal pastel color and Mozhi Chinese black ink: Mo shui" or Sumi in Japanese. The drawings show bamboo, pine, small birds, cherry blossoms and other flowers. The work is delicately and beautifully executed with skilled Maobi [brush] work. . * THE ARTIST: QI CHANGE [1773-1828]: He was a Qing Dynasty painter and Shanghai artist from the "Songjiang" district. His work is subtle, relaxed and reflects the kinds of birds and flowers found in that area. He was famous and friends with and respected by place celebrities, such as Wang Qisun, Li Ting & Li Junjia. QI was most likely an ethnic Hui. . See below reference for full details of his genre. . * REFERENCE: The artist is cited in BAIDU:

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        Gesamtansicht ('Wir jetziger Zeit sämmtlich in Arbeit stehenden Schornsteinfeger - Gesellen in der freien Hansestadt Hamburg .').

      - Kupferstich v. F.N. Rolffsen in Hamburg, um 1800, 33 x 35 Stopp, Die Handwerkskundschaften mit Ortsansichten, Bd. 4, Nr. D 178. - Handwerkskundschaft.

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        Ansicht von der Universitaetskirche in Salzburg.

      Augsburg um 1800 - Altkolorierter Guckkasten-Kupferstich bei Jos. Carmine, 27 x 39,5 cm. - Kollegienkirche und -platz mit spiegelverkehrtem Serientitel "Prospect von Salzburg". In kräftigem Guckkasten-Kolorit, links und rechts bis zum Plattenrand beschnitten, insgesamt ausgezeichnet erhalten. Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner. - Nr. 3 einer kleinen Serie von Salzburger Guckkastenblättern. Der aus Italien stammende Carmine war ursprünglich Graphikhändler in Prag. - Selten.

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        The Annual Anthology

      Printed by Biggs and Co. for T.N. Longman and O. Rees, Bristol 1800 - First editions. [viii], 300 (B8, pp. 31-2, canceled as usual); [vi], 299, [1] pp., on wove paper, watermarked "LLOYD 1795". 2 vols. 8vo. First edition of the two volumes, all published, of Southey's anthology of new poetry. Besides Southey himself, the most important contributor is Coleridge, with no fewer than 27 poems, including the first printing of "This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison." There are also poems by Charles Lamb, Charles Lloyd, Joseph Cottle, Robert Lovell, George Dyer, Francis Wrangham, Humphry Davy, Mary Robinson, and Amelia Opie. A third volume was planned but never appeared. The canceled leaf, excised in all but Southey's own copy, contained his "War Poem" and was deleted because of its insufficient patriotism. A fine copy in the original boards with distinguished provenance. Ashley I, pp. 199-200; Wise, Coleridge 15; Tinker 1953. Provenance: William Henry Covington (bookplate); Frank Brewer Bemis (bookplate); Harold Greenhill (bookplate); David & Lulu Borowitz (bookplate, their sale Sotheby's New York, 15 November 1977, lot 232); John Davidson (bookplate) Publisher's paper-backed gray (vol. I) and rose (vol. II) boards, skillfully rebacked to style. Fine, in custom blue morocco gilt pull-off cases [viii], 300 (B8, pp. 31-2, canceled as usual); [vi], 299, [1] pp., on wove paper, watermarked "LLOYD 1795". 2 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vue de la Vallée du Chamony prise près d'Argentière.

      s.d., vers 1800, - 34,5 x 46,5 cm. Gravure au trait, couleurs d?époque, en bas signature et titre gravé, belle impression / Altkolorierte Umrissradierung. Die Einfassungslinie mit schwarzer Feder. encadrement baguette or / Echtgoldrahmen. Belle vue animée par le contraste entre la vallée verte avec le glacier. Signé ?fait par Jn. Ante. Linck? Il s?agit du genevois Jean-Antoine Linck (1766-1843), peintre et graveur sur cuivre, fils d?un émailleur et graveur de fonds de montres originaire d?Erlangen. Jean-Antoine et son frère Jean-Philippe font leur apprentissage dans l?atelier de leur père, où il sont en contact surtout avec le peintre et graveur Carl Hackert, installé à Genève dès 1778, qui contribue à leur formation. Les frères Linck se tournent vers la gravure et la peinture de paysage et sont actifs dans la région genevoise et les Alpes voisines. Jean-Antoine Linck participait régulièrement aux expositions organisées par la Société des arts à partir de 1789, jusqu?en 1826. Il a aussi voyagé en Europe: à Lyon, en Allemagne (1799) et à Milan (1812). ?Si sa carrière reste relativement discrète dans l?historiographie genevoise, c?est sans doute en raison du genre de peinture ?moins relevé? auquel il s?est adonné, privilégiant la gouache et la gravure aquarellée et faisant de rares incursions dans la peinture à la cire. Sa renommée est attestée par une clientèle prestigieuse, comptant l?Impératrice Joséphine et, dit-on, Lucien Bonaparte, le cardinal Fesch ou encore Catherine de Russie; les voyageurs se sont empressés dans son atelier, installé à Montbrillant dès 1812 et c?est aujourd?hui un paysagiste prisé sur le marché des vues genevoises ou alpestres. Rarement datées, ses oeuvres gardent pour l?instant le mystère de leur chronologie; . ?SIKART, Danielle Buyssens).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Brun II, 256. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        (THE MACKLIN BIBLE)

      London: T. Bensley for T. Macklin [final volume Bensley for T. Cadell & W. Davies], 1800 [for the six volumes of the Bible], 1816 [for the Apocrypha]. First Printing of this Edition. The most prodigious form of scripture in English ever published, the Macklin Bible was often put into ornate bindings, especially by London binders like Staggemeier and his contemporaries. But, however much other sets may glisten, the present magnificent example surely stands at or near the front of the line as one of the most lavishly decorated and arresting copies in existence. Its decorative extravagance also testifies to the fact that Macklin's publication was sufficiently admired outside of England to warrant the finest workmanship and the expenditure of great sums of money on artistic resources. The very large and bold type, the fine Whatman paper, and the series of engravings by some of the most celebrated artists of the period make this an item that is already very desirable. Like the Boydell "Shakespeare Gallery" (also printed by Bensley), our Macklin Bible is a vast picture book with illustrations that are grand both in size and emotional impact. But it is, of course, the bindings here that matter the most. Francesco Piranesi is generally given credit for inventing the Neoclassical style when he designed volumes presented to Gustavus III of Sweden during this monarch's visit to Rome in 1783-84. Quickly popular, the Neoclassical style was imitated and developed by Staggemeier and Welcher in London, by F. W. Standlander in Stockholm, and by Georg Friedrich Krauss in Vienna. Krauss was the most prominent Continental binder working in this style of the day, and Saxe-Teschen was perhaps his most important client. Products of the Krauss bindery have passed through some of the most distinguished collections over the years, particularly those of Fürstenberg and Schäfer; and his bindings have consistently brought remarkable sums of money at auction. It is sufficient to say that the present group of bindings represents the most impressive collection of decorative volumes we have ever offered for sale. The collector for whom these bindings were originally executed, Duke Albrecht of Saxe-Teschen (1738-1822), was the son of Friedrich August II of Saxony and the son-in-law of the empress Maria Theresa. After providing important military and civil service to the Habsburg empire, he retired to Vienna in 1795 and afterward devoted himself to the fine arts. He founded the Albertina, which now houses the greatest collection of prints in the world, and he put together a great library distinguished by the highest taste and most exacting standards. The present copy has the additional distinction of containing what amounts to an extra volume: the Macklin Bible, however it is bound, most often appears in the marketplace without the Apocrypha, appearing here as Volume VII, which was not issued until 16 years after the others. It is also of some interest that the bindings of our seven volumes were decorated in an entirely uniform fashion (as a close inspection shows), something not typical of a set with volumes published so many years apart. (The non-uniform endleaves in the final volume here may have resulted from the fact that, given the physical size of the books, the binder simply ran out of the cloth he had used for lining the first six volumes.). 480 x 385 mm. (19 x 15 1/8"). One leaf in the Apocrypha (3P2, comprising two prologues of Ecclesiasticus) invisibly inserted from another copy. Seven volumes (comprising the regular Bible in six volumes, and the Apocrypha, usually not included, as a seventh volume). First Printing of this Edition. MAGNIFICENT CONTEMPORARY RED NEOCLASSICAL-STYLE STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, SUMPTUOUSLY GILT AND ONLAID WITH BLUE, BY GEORG FRIEDRICH KRAUSS, done for Duke Albrecht of Saxe-Teschen (with repeated "AST" monogram), covers with very elaborate frames incorporating 11 plain and decorative gilt rules, four onlaid borders of blue morocco, and very elegant swirling foliate ornamentation around the central scalloped panel, six pairs of raised bands, each pair flanking a recessed gilt and blue metope and pentaglyph rule, very handsome spine compartments with blue fan-shaped cornerpieces and central gilt-decorated blue medallions within sunburst gilt collars, turn-ins with Greek key pattern in gilt, striking endleaves of turquoise and green watered silk (the Apochrypha endleaves slightly different). With more than 100 allegorical headpieces and tailpieces and some 70 SPLENDID LARGE-FOLIO SIZE COPPER PLATES after Fuseli, Reynolds, West, and others, most plates printed before letters. Tissue guards (perhaps later). Herbert 1442 and 1651. First volume with about 30 leaves noticeably foxed, the majority of plates offset onto previous and following pages, consistent inoffensive offsetting of text on facing pages, other trivial imperfections, but still a very impressive copy internally, with the luxurious paper used for the text both fresh and clean, and the engravings richly impressed and with very little foxing. Some unimportant scuffing and rubbing to the leather, but all defects minor, THE MAGNIFICENT BINDINGS REMARKABLY WELL PRESERVED, the heavy volumes completely solid, with only insignificant signs of use, and THE MOROCCO AND LAVISHLY GILT DECORATION EXTREMELY BRIGHT. AN ALTOGETHER MEMORABLE COPY.The most prodigious form of scripture in English ever published, the Macklin Bible was often put into ornate bindings, especially by London binders like Staggemeier and his contemporaries. But, however much other sets may glisten, the present magnificent example surely stands at or near the front of the line as one of the most lavishly decorated and arresting copies in existence. Its decorative extravagance also testifies to the fact that Macklin's publication was sufficiently admired outside of England to warrant the finest workmanship and the expenditure of great sums of money on artistic resources. The very large and bold type, the fine Whatman paper, and the series of engravings by some of the most celebrated artists of the period make this an item that is already very desirable. Like the Boydell "Shakespeare Gallery" (also printed by Bensley), our Macklin Bible is a vast picture book with illustrations that are grand both in size and emotional impact. But it is, of course, the bindings here that matter the most. Francesco Piranesi is generally given credit for inventing the Neoclassical style when he designed volumes presented to Gustavus III of Sweden during this monarch's visit to Rome in 1783-84. Quickly popular, the Neoclassical style was imitated and developed by Staggemeier and Welcher in London, by F. W. Standlander in Stockholm, and by Georg Friedrich Krauss in Vienna. Krauss was the most prominent Continental binder working in this style of the day, and Saxe-Teschen was perhaps his most important client. Products of the Krauss bindery have passed through some of the most distinguished collections over the years, particularly those of Fürstenberg and Schäfer; and his bindings have consistently brought remarkable sums of money at auction. It is sufficient to say that the present group of bindings represents the most impressive collection of decorative volumes we have ever offered for sale. The collector for whom these bindings were originally executed, Duke Albrecht of Saxe-Teschen (1738-1822), was the son of Friedrich August II of Saxony and the son-in-law of the empress Maria Theresa. After providing important military and civil service to the Habsburg empire, he retired to Vienna in 1795 and afterward devoted himself to the fine arts. He founded the Albertina, which now houses the greatest collection of prints in the world, and he put together a great library distinguished by the highest taste and most exacting standards. The present copy has the additional distinction of containing what amounts to an extra volume: the Macklin Bible, however it is bound, most often appears in the marketplace without the Apocrypha, appearing here as Volume VII, which was not issued until 16 years after the others. It is also of some interest that the bindings of our seven volumes were decorated in an entirely uniform fashion (as a close inspection shows), something not typical of a set with volumes published so many years apart. (The non-uniform endleaves in the final volume here may have resulted from the fact that, given the physical size of the books, the binder simply ran out of the cloth he had used for lining the first six volumes.).

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        THE MACKLIN BIBLE)

      T. Bensley for T. Macklin [final volume Bensley for T. Cadell & W. Davies] 1800 [for the six volumes of the Bible], 1816 [for the Apocrypha], London - 480 x 385 mm. (19 x 15 1/8"). One leaf in the Apocrypha (3P2, comprising two prologues of Ecclesiasticus) invisibly inserted from another copy. Seven volumes (comprising the regular Bible in six volumes, and the Apocrypha, usually not included, as a seventh volume). First Printing of this Edition. MAGNIFICENT CONTEMPORARY RED NEOCLASSICAL-STYLE STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, SUMPTUOUSLY GILT AND ONLAID WITH BLUE, BY GEORG FRIEDRICH KRAUSS, done for Duke Albrecht of Saxe-Teschen (with repeated "AST" monogram), covers with very elaborate frames incorporating 11 plain and decorative gilt rules, four onlaid borders of blue morocco, and very elegant swirling foliate ornamentation around the central scalloped panel, six pairs of raised bands, each pair flanking a recessed gilt and blue metope and pentaglyph rule, very handsome spine compartments with blue fan-shaped cornerpieces and central gilt-decorated blue medallions within sunburst gilt collars, turn-ins with Greek key pattern in gilt, striking endleaves of turquoise and green watered silk (the Apochrypha endleaves slightly different). With more than 100 allegorical headpieces and tailpieces and some 70 SPLENDID LARGE-FOLIO SIZE COPPER PLATES after Fuseli, Reynolds, West, and others, most plates printed before letters. Tissue guards (perhaps later). Herbert 1442 and 1651. First volume with about 30 leaves noticeably foxed, the majority of plates offset onto previous and following pages, consistent inoffensive offsetting of text on facing pages, other trivial imperfections, but still a very impressive copy internally, with the luxurious paper used for the text both fresh and clean, and the engravings richly impressed and with very little foxing. Some unimportant scuffing and rubbing to the leather, but all defects minor, THE MAGNIFICENT BINDINGS REMARKABLY WELL PRESERVED, the heavy volumes completely solid, with only insignificant signs of use, and THE MOROCCO AND LAVISHLY GILT DECORATION EXTREMELY BRIGHT. AN ALTOGETHER MEMORABLE COPY. The most prodigious form of scripture in English ever published, the Macklin Bible was often put into ornate bindings, especially by London binders like Staggemeier and his contemporaries. But, however much other sets may glisten, the present magnificent example surely stands at or near the front of the line as one of the most lavishly decorated and arresting copies in existence. Its decorative extravagance also testifies to the fact that Macklin's publication was sufficiently admired outside of England to warrant the finest workmanship and the expenditure of great sums of money on artistic resources. The very large and bold type, the fine Whatman paper, and the series of engravings by some of the most celebrated artists of the period make this an item that is already very desirable. Like the Boydell "Shakespeare Gallery" (also printed by Bensley), our Macklin Bible is a vast picture book with illustrations that are grand both in size and emotional impact. But it is, of course, the bindings here that matter the most. Francesco Piranesi is generally given credit for inventing the Neoclassical style when he designed volumes presented to Gustavus III of Sweden during this monarch's visit to Rome in 1783-84. Quickly popular, the Neoclassical style was imitated and developed by Staggemeier and Welcher in London, by F. W. Standlander in Stockholm, and by Georg Friedrich Krauss in Vienna. Krauss was the most prominent Continental binder working in this style of the day, and Saxe-Teschen was perhaps his most important client. Products of the Krauss bindery have passed through some of the most distinguished collections over the years, particularly those of Fürstenberg and Schäfer; and his bindings have consistently brought remarkable sums of money at auction. It is sufficient to say that the present group of bindings represents the most impressive collection of decorative volumes we have ever offered for sale. The collector for whom these bindings were originally

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        King George III of England

      , various. various. British acts relating to the militia, with blank borders trimmed off, neatly affixed to 8” x 12” blank pages and bound with marbled endpapers in half leather morocco binding, four spine compartments between five raised bands, titled in gilt: “Militia/Acts/I EDW III/To/3940 GEO III/1327-1800.” Foxed bookplate, 5” x 6.5”, of “Herbrand, eleventh duke of Bedford,” affixed to front endpaper. Some of the acts that are more than one page have been tipped in, rather than affixed to the pages. There are 236 printed pages of acts, front and verso, in all. The three short Edward III acts are in French and English. The book is in excellent condition.Tipped in is a rare, complete original 1715 printing, with title page, of one of the first acts of the reign of George I. George, Elector of Hanover since 1698, he ascended the throne upon the death of Queen Anne on August 1, 1714, under the terms of the 1701 Act of Settlement. The act is titled “Anno Regni/Georgee/Regis/Magna Britannia, Francia, Hibernia,/Primo./At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster, the Seventeenth Day of March, Anno Dom. 1714…”, 8 pages, 7” x 11.5”, front and verso, “London, Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, And by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas’d. 1715.” The act is “for making the Militia of that Part of Great Britain called England more Useful…” A 1761 act of George III provides that if “one of the People called Quakers, shall be chosen by Lot to serve in the Militia” and refuses and does not provide a substitute, he shall pay the cost of hiring a substitute for three years. A 1778 act requires that “when the Lot shall have fallen on any one being, or pretending to be, one of the People called Quakers, no Man shall be deemed, taken, and accepted to be a Quaker…unless he produces…a Certificate, under the Hand of two or more reputable Housekeepers of the People called Quakers, acknowledging him to be one of their Persuasion.” A 1798 act provides for George III “to accept the Services of such parts of His Militia Forces in this Kingdom as may voluntarily offer themselves to be employed in Ireland…for the Suppression of the present Rebellion there…” Except for the George I act described above, the laws in this book were apparently printed circa 1800. Herbrand Arthur Russell (1858-1940), 11th Duke of Bedford, whose bookplate is affixed in front, gained the rank of officer in the service of the Grenadier Guards and was made a Colonel of the 3rd Battalion, Bedfordshire regiment (1897-1908). He fought in the Egyptian campaign in 1882 and, in World War I, was mentioned in dispatches. Herbrand was Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex (1898-1926). His grandfather’s brother was Lord John Russell, British Prime Minister.

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        (THE MACKLIN BIBLE)

      London: T. Bensley for T. Macklin [final volume Bensley for T. Cadell & W. Davies], 1800 [for the six volumes of the Bible], 1816 [for the Apocrypha]. First Printing of this Edition. The most prodigious form of scripture in English ever published, the Macklin Bible was often put into ornate bindings, especially by London binders like Staggemeier and his contemporaries. But, however much other sets may glisten, the present magnificent example surely stands at or near the front of the line as one of the most lavishly decorated and arresting copies in existence. Its decorative extravagance also testifies to the fact that Macklin's publication was sufficiently admired outside of England to warrant the finest workmanship and the expenditure of great sums of money on artistic resources. The very large and bold type, the fine Whatman paper, and the series of engravings by some of the most celebrated artists of the period make this an item that is already very desirable. Like the Boydell "Shakespeare Gallery" (also printed by Bensley), our Macklin Bible is a vast picture book with illustrations that are grand both in size and emotional impact. But it is, of course, the bindings here that matter the most. Francesco Piranesi is generally given credit for inventing the Neoclassical style when he designed volumes presented to Gustavus III of Sweden during this monarch's visit to Rome in 1783-84. Quickly popular, the Neoclassical style was imitated and developed by Staggemeier and Welcher in London, by F. W. Standlander in Stockholm, and by Georg Friedrich Krauss in Vienna. Krauss was the most prominent Continental binder working in this style of the day, and Saxe-Teschen was perhaps his most important client. Products of the Krauss bindery have passed through some of the most distinguished collections over the years, particularly those of Fürstenberg and Schäfer; and his bindings have consistently brought remarkable sums of money at auction. It is sufficient to say that the present group of bindings represents the most impressive collection of decorative volumes we have ever offered for sale. The collector for whom these bindings were originally executed, Duke Albrecht of Saxe-Teschen (1738-1822), was the son of Friedrich August II of Saxony and the son-in-law of the empress Maria Theresa. After providing important military and civil service to the Habsburg empire, he retired to Vienna in 1795 and afterward devoted himself to the fine arts. He founded the Albertina, which now houses the greatest collection of prints in the world, and he put together a great library distinguished by the highest taste and most exacting standards. The present copy has the additional distinction of containing what amounts to an extra volume: the Macklin Bible, however it is bound, most often appears in the marketplace without the Apocrypha, appearing here as Volume VII, which was not issued until 16 years after the others. It is also of some interest that the bindings of our seven volumes were decorated in an entirely uniform fashion (as a close inspection shows), something not typical of a set with volumes published so many years apart. (The non-uniform endleaves in the final volume here may have resulted from the fact that, given the physical size of the books, the binder simply ran out of the cloth he had used for lining the first six volumes.). 480 x 385 mm. (19 x 15 1/8"). One leaf in the Apocrypha (3P2, comprising two prologues of Ecclesiasticus) invisibly inserted from another copy. Seven volumes (comprising the regular Bible in six volumes, and the Apocrypha, usually not included, as a seventh volume). First Printing of this Edition. MAGNIFICENT CONTEMPORARY RED NEOCLASSICAL-STYLE STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, SUMPTUOUSLY GILT AND ONLAID WITH BLUE, BY GEORG FRIEDRICH KRAUSS, done for Duke Albrecht of Saxe-Teschen (with repeated "AST" monogram), covers with very elaborate frames incorporating 11 plain and decorative gilt rules, four onlaid borders of blue morocco, and very elegant swirling foliate ornamentation around the central scalloped panel, six pairs of raised bands, each pair flanking a recessed gilt and blue metope and pentaglyph rule, very handsome spine compartments with blue fan-shaped cornerpieces and central gilt-decorated blue medallions within sunburst gilt collars, turn-ins with Greek key pattern in gilt, striking endleaves of turquoise and green watered silk (the Apochrypha endleaves slightly different). With more than 100 allegorical headpieces and tailpieces and some 70 SPLENDID LARGE-FOLIO SIZE COPPER PLATES after Fuseli, Reynolds, West, and others, most plates printed before letters. Tissue guards (perhaps later). Herbert 1442 and 1651. First volume with about 30 leaves noticeably foxed, the majority of plates offset onto previous and following pages, consistent inoffensive offsetting of text on facing pages, other trivial imperfections, but still a very impressive copy internally, with the luxurious paper used for the text both fresh and clean, and the engravings richly impressed and with very little foxing. Some unimportant scuffing and rubbing to the leather, but all defects minor, THE MAGNIFICENT BINDINGS REMARKABLY WELL PRESERVED, the heavy volumes completely solid, with only insignificant signs of use, and THE MOROCCO AND LAVISHLY GILT DECORATION EXTREMELY BRIGHT. AN ALTOGETHER MEMORABLE COPY. The most prodigious form of scripture in English ever published, the Macklin Bible was often put into ornate bindings, especially by London binders like Staggemeier and his contemporaries. But, however much other sets may glisten, the present magnificent example surely stands at or near the front of the line as one of the most lavishly decorated and arresting copies in existence. Its decorative extravagance also testifies to the fact that Macklin's publication was sufficiently admired outside of England to warrant the finest workmanship and the expenditure of great sums of money on artistic resources. The very large and bold type, the fine Whatman paper, and the series of engravings by some of the most celebrated artists of the period make this an item that is already very desirable. Like the Boydell "Shakespeare Gallery" (also printed by Bensley), our Macklin Bible is a vast picture book with illustrations that are grand both in size and emotional impact. But it is, of course, the bindings here that matter the most. Francesco Piranesi is generally given credit for inventing the Neoclassical style when he designed volumes presented to Gustavus III of Sweden during this monarch's visit to Rome in 1783-84. Quickly popular, the Neoclassical style was imitated and developed by Staggemeier and Welcher in London, by F. W. Standlander in Stockholm, and by Georg Friedrich Krauss in Vienna. Krauss was the most prominent Continental binder working in this style of the day, and Saxe-Teschen was perhaps his most important client. Products of the Krauss bindery have passed through some of the most distinguished collections over the years, particularly those of Fürstenberg and Schäfer; and his bindings have consistently brought remarkable sums of money at auction. It is sufficient to say that the present group of bindings represents the most impressive collection of decorative volumes we have ever offered for sale. The collector for whom these bindings were originally executed, Duke Albrecht of Saxe-Teschen (1738-1822), was the son of Friedrich August II of Saxony and the son-in-law of the empress Maria Theresa. After providing important military and civil service to the Habsburg empire, he retired to Vienna in 1795 and afterward devoted himself to the fine arts. He founded the Albertina, which now houses the greatest collection of prints in the world, and he put together a great library distinguished by the highest taste and most exacting standards. The present copy has the additional distinction of containing what amounts to an extra volume: the Macklin Bible, however it is bound, most often appears in the marketplace without the Apocrypha, appearing here as Volume VII, which was not issued until 16 years after the others. It is also of some interest that the bindings of our seven volumes were decorated in an entirely uniform fashion (as a close inspection shows), something not typical of a set with volumes published so many years apart. (The non-uniform endleaves in the final volume here may have resulted from the fact that, given the physical size of the books, the binder simply ran out of the cloth he had used for lining the first six volumes.).

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        Piccolomini, or the First Part of Wallenstein, a Drama in Five Acts … [bound with:] The Death of Wallenstein. A Tragedy in Five Acts

      London: Printed for N.T. Longman and O. Rees, By G. Woodfall, 1800. First edition of Coleridge's English translation. Engraved portrait. [iv], 214; [ii], [ii, general title], 157, [1, ads] pp., with half-title to first part and general title ("Wallenstein. A Drama in Two Parts") bound with second part. 8vo. Period half calf and marbled boards, green morocco spine label. Some foxing to portrait and first few leaves. First edition of Coleridge's English translation. Engraved portrait. [iv], 214; [ii], [ii, general title], 157, [1, ads] pp., with half-title to first part and general title ("Wallenstein. A Drama in Two Parts") bound with second part. 8vo. The first English edition of Schiller's Wallenstein, set in Germany during the Thirty Years War, and translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge from a manuscript copy of the first German edition of 1799. Coleridge completed much of the translation - a free and poetic translation in blank verse - at Lamb's home in London,, seated at his desk in "a voluminous five-penny floral dressing-gown decorated with hieroglyphics … looking suspiciously 'like a conjuror,' according to Lamb" (Holmes, Coleridge: Early Visions, p. 261). The translation, which omitted the first part of Schiller's trilogy (Wallenstein's Camp), was done in part to capitalize on the contemporary fashion for Schiller, whose verse-drama The Robbers Coleridge had long admired. It was one of many of Coleridge's translation schemes hatched during his time abroad studying the language and literature of Germany. "In the event, the project was a financial disaster, earning him only £50 in advances, while Longman lost £250 on the combined editions" (ibid, p. 267). Despite that, Coleridge "was proud of his work, and long afterwards described it as 'a specimen of my happiest attempt, during the prime manhood of my intellect, before I had been buffeted by adversity or crossed by fatality" (ibid, p. 268). ESTC T61110 & T61109; Wise, Coleridge 16 & 17

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        Le dragon rouge, ou l'art de commander les esprits célestes, aériens, terrestres, infernaux avec le vrai secret de faire parler les morts; de gagner toutes les fois qu'on met aux loteries; de découvrir les Trésors, etc. etc. 1521

      1800 - Dans sa brochure d'origine Un volume in-16 (137x83 mm), 72 pages Dos abimé L'une des toutes premières éditions de ce célèbre grimoire de magie. S'inspirant fortement des Clavicules de Salomon et bien qu'antidateé, soit de 1521 soit de 1522, ce n'est en fait qu'à la fin du XVIII° ou au début du XIX° siècle qu'est publié pour la première fois le "Dragon Rouge". Certainement en raison de la rareté des toutes premières éditions, mais aussi en l'absence de marque d'éditeur de lieu d'impression, les bibliographes n'ont pas démêlé la chronologie ni même simplement décrit avec précision les différents tirages. Yve-Plessis, Guaita, Dorbon et même Coumont pourtant habituellement plus détaillé brillent par l'absence de collation pour les premières éditions de cet ouvrage. Pour notre part, d'après les exemplaires que nous avons pu voir passer et ceux recensés dans les bibliothèques publiques, nous avons pu identifiés plusieurs éditions différentes (ou tirage différents). Tout d'abord, avec le titre identique à notre exemplaire, mais sans fleuron à la page de titre, au frontispice, le "Diable" avec un anneau autour du coup et un autre dans la main droite, au verso du frontispice un faux titre et 107 pages. Un autre exemplaire avec le frontispice identique au notre, le titre avec un seul "etc." à la fin et avec la date 1522, sans fleuron de titre . 107 pages. Un autre : avec le titre se terminant par "etc., etc.," et 1522. Page de titre et frontispice en noir et non en rouge, fleuron au titre différent du notre et frontispice quasiment identique (sans l'arbrisseau), en 95 pages. Notre exemplaire est bien complet en 72 pages, le texte est identique mais avec une police de caractère plus petite, c'est le seul exemplaire dont nous avons connaissance avec ces caractéristiques. Le Dragon Rouge un grimoire satanique, incontestablement un chef-d&#146;&#156;uvre en matière de magie noire, d'après Eliphas Levi. Rare exemplaire de l'une des première édition du Dragon Rouge, dans son état d'origine. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Original wrappers. 16mo (137x83 mm), 72 pages Spine chipped One of the first edition edition of this famous Groimoire. Untouched copy. In 12 / 12mo 25g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Stefano Della Bella.

      ca. 1800.(). Original etching on laid paper measuring 20 x 14 cm. (8 x 5 inches).

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        The Annual Anthology

      Bristol: Printed by Biggs and Co. for T.N. Longman and O. Rees, 1800. First editions. [viii], 300 (B8, pp. 31-2, canceled as usual); [vi], 299, [1] pp., on wove paper, watermarked "LLOYD 1795". 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's paper-backed gray (vol. I) and rose (vol. II) boards, skillfully rebacked to style. Fine, in custom blue morocco gilt pull-off cases. First editions. [viii], 300 (B8, pp. 31-2, canceled as usual); [vi], 299, [1] pp., on wove paper, watermarked "LLOYD 1795". 2 vols. 8vo. First edition of the two volumes, all published, of Southey's anthology of new poetry. Besides Southey himself, the most important contributor is Coleridge, with no fewer than 27 poems, including the first printing of "This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison." There are also poems by Charles Lamb, Charles Lloyd, Joseph Cottle, Robert Lovell, George Dyer, Francis Wrangham, Humphry Davy, Mary Robinson, and Amelia Opie. A third volume was planned but never appeared. The canceled leaf, excised in all but Southey's own copy, contained his "War Poem" and was deleted because of its insufficient patriotism. A fine copy in the original boards with distinguished provenance. Ashley I, pp. 199-200; Wise, Coleridge 15; Tinker 1953. Provenance: William Henry Covington (bookplate); Frank Brewer Bemis (bookplate); Harold Greenhill (bookplate); David & Lulu Borowitz (bookplate, their sale Sotheby's New York, 15 November 1977, lot 232); John Davidson (bookplate)

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        Utsigt af Stochkolm med en del af Staden Riddareholmen och Norrmalm, tagen frain Mlare Sidan , Skinnareviken

      Artist: Verner/Müller F/ C; issued in: ; date: ca 1800 - - technic: Lithography; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 28 x 42; - description: View of Stockholm

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