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        Watercolour on paper representing a turner at work.

      Canton ? c1800. - (393 x 355 mm) Mounted on old paper. Images of trades and daily life were a favourite subject matter of Chinese export art. Increasing trade with China during the 18th century made Westerners more curious about life in the East leading to a demand for pictures. Chinese artisans quickly exploited this growing interest by producing watercolours that showed figures and scenes of specialist trades.

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        [The ships Erebus and Terror in the Arctic]. [England?, ca. 1850?]. Oil painting on canvas (65.5 x 91 cm), showing 2 ships in a rough sea amid dangerous rocks and ice. Later mounted on another canvas and stretched over a wooden frame, with a handwritten note about the painting pasted on the back.

      Cf. Howgego, 1800-1850, P9, R27 & F21. A mid-19th-century oil painting depicting two ships (3-masted barks) in a rough sea amid dangerous rocky and icy cliffs, mountains and outcroppings. Pasted to the back is an old slip of paper with a note (the parts of the text in parentheses are lost, but have been filled in based on an earlier transcription): "The sailing ships ('Erebus' and 'Terror') passing through the Davis Straig(ht) in 1846 [the 6 later "corrected" to 7]. It was on this expedition that Sir John Franklin discovered the North West Passage, and in which he lost his life". In fact Franklin sailed these two ships through Davis Strait in 1845, passed on through Lancaster Sound in search of a Northwest Passage and spent the winter on Beechey Island. In 1846 he and his expedition made their way through (using the modern names) Peel Sound and Franklin Strait into McClintock Channel, where they got caught in the ice near King William Island. Most of the crew died there, including Franklin in 1847. A few made it on foot to the mainland but were unable to reach any outpost. The last died in 1848. Since no one who saw the ships in these waters survived, the anonymous artist who made the present painting appears to have turned to an 1847 painting of the same ships by John Wilson Carmichael in London, though he did not copy it. Carmichael had earlier made a drawing of an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage by William Edward Parry (who made three expeditions in the years 1819 to 1825, each with two ships), but in 1847 he used parts of his existing Arctic scene as models for the composition of a new painting showing an Antarctic scene of James Clark Ross's voyage with the ships Erebus and Terror in 1842: "'Erebus' and 'Terror' in the Antarctic". Carmichael's drawing and painting survive at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. The central ship in the present painting follows that in Carmichael's painting quite closely and the second ship more distantly. The rocks and ice are similar in general appearance and arrangement but quite different in detail.With some restorations along the edges of the painting and a small scuffmark near the foot toward the left, but generally in good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Landkarte von dem Reiche der Liebe" - allegorische Landkarte Liebe Fantasiekarte Allegorie allegory love map fantasy Kupferstich antique print

      seltene original Kupferstich-Karte um 1800 - alt von Hand teilkoloriert - Blattmasse: ca.27 x23,5 cm - gut erhalten rare original copper engraved map from about 1800 - partly handcolored - good condition. Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Steffen Völkel GmbH]
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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. Aquarell/Zeichnung, Europa, Schweiz

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        Two autograph fragments signed ("H. More" & "Han More") of letters to unknown recipients, one being a farewell, the other being an invitation

      Adelphi [London]; n.p., 1800. 10.3 x 18.5 and 6.3 x 18.5 cm. Small oblong. 10.3 x 18.5 and 6.3 x 18.5 cm. Small oblong. The fragment of June 7 is the closing of a letter to an unidentified female correspondent: "Adieu! My dear madam! May ... peace and comfort attend your change of Scene, and gild every scene you are to pass thru ..." ; th second is an invitation to tea, at the end of a letter to an unidentified male correspondent: "Will you my dear Sir, come up and drink tea with us this afternoon if the weather permits...?" [With:] A portrait engraving of Ms. More from an original painting by H.W. Pickersgill (24 x 15.5 cm).

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        \"Ca a été.\" Ein Liebhaber zieht in einem Sessel neben dem Bett seiner halbentblößten Geliebten seine Strümpfe an, sie küssen sich zum Abschied.

       Kupferstich mit Punktiermanier von G. Texier nach L.L. Boilly, um 1800, 44 x 36 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXII, S. 572. - In aquarellierter Montage. Alt gerahmt im Stil der Zeit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Berufe, Galanterie, Genre

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        Two autograph fragments signed ("H. More" & "Han More") of letters to unknown recipients, one being a farewell, the other being an invitation

      Adelphi [London]; n.p., 1800. 10.3 x 18.5 and 6.3 x 18.5 cm. Small oblong. 10.3 x 18.5 and 6.3 x 18.5 cm. Small oblong. The fragment of June 7 is the closing of a letter to an unidentified female correspondent: "Adieu! My dear madam! May ... peace and comfort attend your change of Scene, and gild every scene you are to pass thru ..." ; th second is an invitation to tea, at the end of a letter to an unidentified male correspondent: "Will you my dear Sir, come up and drink tea with us this afternoon if the weather permits...?"[With:] A portrait engraving of Ms. More from an original painting by H.W. Pickersgill (24 x 15.5 cm).

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        Soliman der Zweite oder Die drei Sultaninnen.

      Wien: In dem K.K. Hof-Theater Music Verlag in der Burg [PNs 87-91], [ca. 1799-1800?]. Oblong folio. Disbound. [i] (title), 2-6, 1f. (blank); [i] (title), 2-3, [i] (blank); [i] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank); [i] (title), 2-4; 1f. (title), 7, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Comprises the overture and four separate numbers from the opera: "Die Männer sind geschafen," "Man gewinnt nicht Mädchenherzen," "Tandeln und scherzen," and "In des Mondes Silberstrahlen." Remnants of wrappers to spine of outer leaves. Very slightly worn and soiled. A very attractive copy overall. Possible First Edition. Very scarce. Grove Music Online. RISM S7113, S7113a, S7114. OCLC no. 68880888 (one copy only, at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek). Soliman der Zweite, to a libretto by Franz Xaver Huber after Charles Simon Favart, was first performed in Vienna at the Kärntnertortheater on October 1, 1799. "Among the works Süssmayr composed for the Kärntnertortheater, Der Marktschreyer (1799) and Solimann der Zweite (1799) enjoyed the most performances. The latter's success is reflected in Beethoven's set of piano variations (woo76, 1799) on the terzetto 'Tändeln und Scherzen'... Süssmayr, like most Viennese opera composers, used a wide range of national styles in his German works, including Italian seria and buffa idioms, French comique forms, popular German styles, and melodrama. His melodic gift and formal craftsmanship show best in his solos, duets, and trios... " Linda Tyler, et al. in Grove Music Online.

      [Bookseller: J & J LUBRANO MUSIC ANTIQUARIANS]
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        Wordsworth, William Wadsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge] Lyrical Ballads, with other poems

      T.N.Longman and O.Rees,, London 1800 - 2 volumes. 12mo. Expertly bound in attractive contemporary-style (modern), half straight-grain morocco, spines gilt in compartments. The excessively rare first edition, first issue for volume 2, with lines omitted from poem 'Michael' on p.210 and 3 errata on final leaf; and the second edition (volume 1). Second volume, with 42 new poems and the first appearance of Wordsworth's 40pp. Preface in vol.1 defining his ideas on poetry. "Its outline of the supreme function of poetry, expressed in such phrases as that poetry 'takes its origins from emotion recollected in tranquility', set a new tone; and it became in effect the revolutionary manifesto of the romantic poets of the next generation". Small staining to lower margin of H6-8 of vol.2, some light foxing or soiling, but overall an extremely well-preserved, fresh and bright copy. Becoming a lasting rarity.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      N. p., 1 April [before 1800]. - 1 p. with address and fragments of a broken red wax seal on verso. To Gaspard-Francois-Xavier Gaufridi (Gaufridy, 1757-99), his father's longtime legal advisor, describing a complicated legal and financial incident involving six francs, the knowledge of de Sade's family, and a reimbursement, and mentioning his brother Louis-Marie: "Votre lettre m'a extrêmement touché mon cher Gofredi, je vois avec douleur tous les chagrins qu'ont vous donné et je suis prêt à trouver les moyens de les réparer. Si vous n'aviez pas parlé de ses six francs à quelqu'un, je ne vous les aurai point ôté. Mais célà étant venue à la connaissance de ma famille je suis obligé de vous prier de remettre le billet entre les mains de mon frère ou de ma mere. Mais ne vous en affligez pas, car vous en ferez serez bien dedamager parvenu que ceci ne transpire pas et qu'au contraire vous disiez que je vous ai abandonné. Vous saurez bientôt de quoi il est question. Sade" (punctuation added). - Old folds, toning, corners folded.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Die Barbierstube der Abderiten / La Boutique des Barbiers d'Abdera / The Monkeys' Barbershop. Original-Umrißkupferstich.

      Wien, Johann Eder ohne Jahresangabe (um 1800).. Format des Abdruckes ca. 27,2 x 36,1 cm, Blattgröße ca. 30 x 36,3 cm. An den oberen beiden Ecken auf Trägerkarton gefalzt, schwache Randbräunung, gut erhalten. Klassische Schildbürgeriade: Barbiere als Affen, Katzen behandelnd. - Kilian Ponheimer (genannt Kilian Ponheimer der Ältere), österreichischer Kupferstecher fertigte Landschaften nach Brand, Schmutzer, Hunglinger, Janscha, Hackert, von Molitor und Weirotter, er schuf einige Vorlagen für den Wiener Kaufruf nach Vorlagen von Opiz. Siehe Nagler, Bd. 11, S. 490.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        Landkarte von dem Reiche der Liebe" - allegorische Landkarte Liebe Fantasiekarte Allegorie allegory love map fantasy Kupferstich antique print

      Wien, Reilly 1800 - seltene original Kupferstich-Karte um 1800 - alt von Hand teilkoloriert - Blattmasse: ca.27 x23,5 cm - gut erhalten | rare original copper engraved map from about 1800 - partly handcolored - good condition. | Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Steffen Völkel GmbH]
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        Corografia del Ducato di Ferrara

      Incisione in rame, mm 660x890. Grande carta geografica montata su tela coeva, divisa in 24 stacchi, incisa da Andrea Bolzoni e pubblicata originariamente a Ferrara nel 1758. Terzo stato, dopo quelli del 1758 e del 1782, che presenta l'abrasione del nome del Baruffaldi dalla lastra e la dedica a Francesco II nel cartiglio di sinistra, con data variata a 1800. Si tratta del migliore studio cartografico del Ducato, con grande ovvia attenzione all'aspetto idrografico. Bell'esemplare, lievi ondulazioni della carta.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Perini s.a.s.]
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        London Illustrated

      Artist: Cruchley GF; issued in: London; date: ca 1800 - - technic: Lithography; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 25 x 37; - description: Book shows 24 big original hand colored Lithography?s of all interesting places in London with silk paper between each print, index of contents: St.Pauls Kath. Thames Tunnel,Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Marble Arch etc.

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG]
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        THE SWALLOW: A Fiction. Interspersed with Poetry.

      London. E. Newbery. 1800. xviii, [2], 157, [1 blank], [1 Note], [1 blank] pages. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece dated December 16 1799. Recently re-backed in green vellum to match original, over original marbled boards. 14.0 x 9.3cms. First edition. Inscriptions to front pastedown and front endpaper; edges of boards slightly worn; else an excellent copy. Roscoe J210. Osborne p.272; Gumuchian 3499.

      [Bookseller: David Miles Books]
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        Tierleben. Allgemeine Kunde des Tierreichs. Neubearbeitete Auflage von Eduard Pechuel-Loesche, Eduard.

      3., gänzlich neubearb. Aufl. 10 Bde. u. Gesamt-Register-Bd. (Zus. 11 Bde. komplett!) Lex.-8. insg. ca. 7000 S. Mit 1800 Abb. im Text, 9 Karten u. 180 Taf. (davon 99 Taf in Chromolithogr.) OHLdr. je Bd. m. 1 goldgepr. roten Rückensch. Kanten berieb. Namenstempel a. d. Vortit., sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. Nissen IVB 138 - 1. Bd.: Säugetiere I. 2. Bd.: Säugetiere II. 3. Bd.: Säugetiere III. 4. Bd. Vögel: Baumvögel. 5. Bd.: Vögel: Baumvögel, Papageien etc. 6. Bd.: Vögel: Suchvögel etc. 7. B d.: Kriechtiere und Lurche. 8. Bd.: Fische. 9. Bd.: Insekten. 10. Bd.: Niedere Tiere. - Jeder Bd. enthält ein Autoren- u. Sachregister. Dazu: Gesamt-Register zu Brehms Tierleben. 179 S., 2 Bll. OLn.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Relation du voyage à la recherche de la Pérouse fait par ordre de l'Assemblée constituante, pendant les années 1791, 1792, et pendant la 1ere et la 2e année de la République Françoise.

      Jansen 1800 - LA BILLARDIERE. Relation du voyage à la recherche de la Pérouse fait par ordre de l'Assemblée constituante, pendant les années 1791, 1792, et pendant la 1ere et la 2e année de la République Françoise. Paris, Jansen, an VIII (1800). 2 volumes in-8°, demi-basane époque (130x210mm), XVI-440pp.-332pp. + vocabulaires Malais, Diemen + tables de la route de l'espérance 109pp., 1ff errata. Texte of the voyage of Labillardiere printed the same year as the quarto edition. Paris, 1800, 2 volumes with grammar and notes of the expedition. In-8° half contempory calf labels. (REF: P1-5B) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Mitternachtstunde, eine komische Oper in 3 Aufzügen... im Klavierauszuge... No. 114. Pr: Fl: 10. [Piano-vocal score]

      Bonn: Simrock [PN 114], 1800. First Edition. Rare. BUC p. 254. CPM Vol. 15 p. 216. RISM D934 (one copy only recorded in North America, at the Boston Public Library). Worldcat (4 copies only, none in North America). OCLC no. 842146753 Die Mitternachtstunde was first performed at the Hoftheatre in Munich in April 1788. Loewenberg 458. Danzi studied under Abbe Vogler at the Mannheim School of Music and played the cello in the famous Mannheim Orchestra. He is best-known for his dramatic works, of which his comic opera Die Mitternachtstunde is considered to be one of his most successful.. Oblong folio. Modern dark blue cloth-backed marbled boards with red leather title label gilt to upper. 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-183, [i] (publisher's catalogue) pp. Engraved. Partially uncut. Binding slightly worn. Occasional soiling, foxing and staining; title and final leaf soiled and torn at margins, not affecting notation; small binder's holes to inner margins. A fresh, wide-margined copy overall.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        Ermordung der französischen Gesandten auf dem Weg zum Friedenskongreß nach Rastatt durch Szekler Husaren im Jahre 1799 ('Ossassinat des Plénipotentiaires Francais au Congrès de Rastadt.').

      - Kupferstich v. Helman gedr. b. C. Chardon in Paris n. C. Monnet, um 1800, 30,5 x 43,5

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        Scenes of the Sanoya House at Yoshiwara 

      Watercolour on silk. Horizontal scroll measuring ca. 35.5x500cm, rich brocade mounting on the outside (minor wear), gold leaf paper embossed with flower design inside. Overall in very good condition. Edo, ca. 

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        Geschichte der neuern (neueren) Philosophie seit der Epoche der Wiederherstellung der Wissenschaften, Bände1, 2a, 2b, 3a, 4, 5.2, 6 (= Geschichte der Künste und Wissenschaften seit der Wiederherstellung derselben bis an das Ende des achtzehnten Jahrhunder

      Göttingen, Johann Georg Rosenbusch`s Wittwe, 1800 - 1804. XII, 896, VIII, 968, VI, 358, VI, 724, 369 - 768, IV, 772 S., 126 Bl. Blau marmorierte Original-Pbde. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf schwarzem Rückenschild. Standardwerk zur Geschichte der Philosophie des deutschen Philosophen und Philologen Johann Gottlieb Buhle (1763 - 1841). Buhle wurde 1787 Professor in Göttingen; 1804 wurde er als Professor für Philosophie an die Universitä Moskau berufen und übernahm hier auch die Stellung eines Bibliothekars an der Privatbibliothek Katharina Pawlownas, der Großfürstin von Russland. Nach seiner Rückkehr nach Deutschland 1815 übernahm er eine Professur am Collegium Carolinum in Braunschweig. Die vorliegndes Ausgabe ist eng angelehnt an Buhles \"Lehrbuch der Geschichte der Philosophie und einer kritischen Literatur derselben\", das von 1796 bis 1804 in 8 Bänden erschien. Der Schlußband 6 der hier vorliegenden Ausgabe enthält ein ca 250 Seiten umfassendes Gesamtregister. Die Bände in sehr gutem, frischem Zustand. Allenfalls wenige Seiten leicht fleckig; Seiten sonst sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).Dort Sommer-Rabatt von 20 Prozent auf dieses Angebot bis zum 17. September 2017. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Philosophie Wissenschaft Geschichte

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        VENTAGLI antichi. Raro campionario datanile alla prima metà del 1800.

      VENTAGLI. Un rarissimo campionario databile alla prima met  del 1800. Cartella in cartone di cm 27x35 contenente 7 esempi di ventagli ciascuno di circa cm 24x44 contenuto in doppia pagina di cm 54x23,5: 1) Scena con soggetto giapponese e motivi floreali. Litografia su carta del Giappone colorata a tempera. Alcune parti mancanti sono state reintegrate. 2) Soggetto a motivi floreali con brocca e libro. Acquarello e tempera su carta colorata. 3) Soggetto giapponese con motivi floreali. China e acquarello su carta del Giappone. Qualche ossidazione. 4) Soggetto floreale. Acquarello e tempera su seta. 5) Soggetto floreale. Acquarello e tempera su seta. 6) Soggetto giapponese e motivi floreali. Acquarello e tempera su carta del Giappone. 7) Scena familiare allinterno di unabitazione. Acquarello su carta del Giappone. Piccole imperfezioni. (Rif.D832)

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        Anton Raphael Mengs 1728 - 1779, komplett in 2 Bänden.

      Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag im Schuber. Sehr gute Exemplare - Mit dieser Publikation wird die erste wissenschaftliche Monographie über Mengs vorgelegt, die sich auf ein vollständiges und kritisches Werkverzeichnis seiner Gemälde und Zeichnungen (Bd. 1 und Nachtragskatalog in Bd. 2) stützt. Die mit einer umfangreichen und repräsentativen Auswahl von 60 farbigen Abbildungen versehene Veröffentlichung ist das Ergebnis langjähriger Forschungen und füllt die Lücke des international erwarteten Standard- und Nachschlagewerks zu diesem wichtigen Maler des 18. Jahrhunderts. Gepriesen von seinen Zeitgenossen als Erneuerer der Malerei und begehrt von den Höfen Europa wegen seiner eminenten Begabung als Porträtist, geriet Mengs nach 1800 und insbesondere seit dem späteren 19. Jahrhundert in Vergessenheit und büßte damals viel von seinem früheren Ansehen ein. Erst in neuerer Zeit wird seine epochale Bedeutung wieder erkannt und gewürdigt, wozu auch die Wiederentdeckung zahlreicher verloren geglaubter Werke beigetragen hat. Dieser Band lotet die Dimensionen von Mengs' künstlerischem, öffentlichem und theoretischem Wirken aus und ordnet sie in ihren jeweiligen kulturellen Zusammenhang ein. Seine hohe Stellung und seine vielfältigen Interessen und Ambitionen brachten Mengs in Dresden, Rom und Madrid mit einer Reihe bedeutender Zeitgenossen in Kontakt. Darunter waren der deutsche Archäologe Winckelmann, der italienische Theoretiker Francesco Milizia und der spanische Diplomat Jose Nicolas de Azara. Zu seinen Auftraggebern gehörten der kunstsinnige römische Kardinal Alessandro Albani, der auf das Sammeln von Bildern versessene sächsische Kurfürst und polnische König August III. sowie König Karl III. von Spanien. Die vielfältigen Verknüpfungen mit den wichtigen Repräsentanten der Welt der Aufklärung, die durch ihre kosmopolitische Ausrichtung gerade heute besonders fasziniert, werden in einer den Lebensstationen folgenden Darstellung aufgefächert und kommentiert. Mengs war am Hof von Dresden zur Zeit seiner größten künstlerischen Blüte in hoher Stellung tätig. Von seinem Vater ausgebildet, brillierte er schon als Knabe durch seine Pastellbildnisse, die ihm im Alter von sechzehn Jahren die Ernennung zum sächsischpolnischen Hofmaler einbrachten. Seine künstlerische Orientierung an den Prinzipien des römischen Akademismus führte ihn früh nach Rom, wo sein Atelier lange Jahre im Mittelpunkt des Interesses auswärtiger Besucher stand und eine Reihe von jungen und auf Neuerung bedachten Künstlern anzog. Infolge des Siebenjährigen Krieges löste er sein Arbeitsverhältnis mit Sachsen und trat 1761 in den Dienst des spanischen Königs. Durch seine Tätigkeit in Madrid als Freskant und Porträtist, aber auch als Maler religiöser Werke im römischen Stil trug er entscheidend zur Kunstblüte unter Karl III. bei. Die kunsthistorische Bedeutung des spanischen Schaffens resultiert einerseits aus der zeitlichen Überschneidung mit Tiepolos Tätigkeit für den Madrider Hof und andererseits aus der Berührung mit Goya, dessen Karriere Mengs in den Anfängen gefördert hat. Auch als Theoretiker hat Mengs grundlegend zur Formulierung und zur Verwirklichung der Ideale und Ziele beigetragen, die die Kunst seit der zweiten Hälfte des 18. bis ins 19. Jahrhundert hinein geprägt haben. Seine Schüler und Anhänger und die in alle wichtigen Sprachen übersetzten Schriften sorgten dafür, daß seine künstlerischen Prinzipien überall in Europa rezipiert wurden. Durch sein neuartiges Konzept von der Ausbildung des Künstlers hat er insbesondere die Struktur und die Lehrprogramme der damals entstehenden Kunstakademien (Karlsschule in Stuttgart, Turin, Mailand, St. Petersburg, Wien) beeinflußt. Seine 1762 erschienene Schrift "Gedanken über die Schönheit und den Geschmack in der Malerey" gehörte zu den meistgelesenen Anleitungen für junge Künstler. Das Ziel der Biographie ist eine Darstellung der für das Schaffen des Malers signifikanten Lebens- und Kultursphären, die auch übergreifende Aspekte einbezieht, wie etwa die Auseinandersetzung mit Raphael und Correggio, die seine Namenspatrone und seine künstlerischen Leitbilder waren. Die mit zahlreichen Vergleichen illustrierte Biographie stützt sich auf eine als Anhang beigefügte ausführliche Lebenschronik, die aus Originaldokumenten, Briefen und anderen zeitgenössischen Zeugnissen zusammengestellt wurde. ISBN 3777479004 Wir versenden am Tag der Bestellung von Montag bis Freitag.

      [Bookseller: Fundus-Online GbR Borkert/ Schwarz/ Zerf]
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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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        Corografia del Ducato di Ferrara

      Ferrara 1800 - Incisione in rame, mm 660x890. Grande carta geografica montata su tela coeva, divisa in 24 stacchi, incisa da Andrea Bolzoni e pubblicata originariamente a Ferrara nel 1758. Terzo stato, dopo quelli del 1758 e del 1782, che presenta l'abrasione del nome del Baruffaldi dalla lastra e la dedica a Francesco II nel cartiglio di sinistra, con data variata a 1800. Si tratta del migliore studio cartografico del Ducato, con grande ovvia attenzione all'aspetto idrografico. Bell'esemplare, lievi ondulazioni della carta. vedutistica.

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        Gesamtansicht vom Hafen aus.

       Altkol. Kupferstich aus \"Der Privilegierte Churfürstlich Sächsische Postillon\", um 1800, 20 x 30 cm. Sehr selten. - Unter der Ansicht Legende von 1 - 19 und im Medaillon Porträt \"Ludwig X\". - Auf blauem Papier alt aufgezogen. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Preussen-Baltikum-Posen

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        Die Gespenster. Erster, Zweyter und Vierter Theil [von 4]. Kurze Erzählungen aus dem Reiche der Wahrheit. Erstausg.

      Berlin, Friedrich Maurer, 1797, 1798, 1800. - XXIV, 400 S., mit gest. Frontispiz u. Titelvignette / XXII, 403 S., mit gest. Frontispiz u. Titelvignette / VIII, 400 S., mit gest. Titelvignette, Kl.-8°, Halbleder d. Zt. (3 Bde., einer gering abweichend) Bloch 2/3279. - Jeder Band mit in sich abgeschlossenen Erzählungen. - Einbände etwas bestossen u. berieben; ein Rücken am oberen Kapital mit kl. Fehlstelle; Bd.4 mit Wappen-ExLibris "Chateau de Veauce" (das franz. Schloß der Gemeinde Veauce im Departement Allier ist für seine Gespenster- u. Geisterphänomene bekannt); bei Bd.4 fehlt das Frontispiz u. der Titel hat einen Feuchtigkeitsrand; tlw. gebräunt u. leicht braunfleckig, sonst gute Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Malvina

      - Chez Maradan, A Paris 1800, In-12 (10x17cm), (4) iv, 255pp. (2) ; (4) 259pp. (2) et (4) 251pp. (2) ; (4) 259pp. (2), 4 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - Edizione originale, rara, frontespizio illustrato 4 didascalia e incorniciato da Tardieu e incisa da Binet. Raccoglitori pieni di pecora marrone maculato tempo. indietro lisce ornate 2 cassoni con irradiando un diamante, un piedistallo con il grottesco e ruote. parti del titolo e numero del volume in marocchino rosso. Frisia inquadratura sui piatti. Stendere su turni e gli interni. bordi dorati. Molto bella copia, nonostante una zona opaca, una bella freschezza. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, illustrée de 4 frontispices légendées et encadrés par Tardieu et gravés par Binet. Reliures en pleine basane brune d'époque mouchetée. Dos lisses richement ornés de 2 caissons avec un losange irradiant, un caisson à la grotesque et des roulettes. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Frise d'encadrement sur les plats. Roulette sur les coupes et intérieure. Tranches dorées. Très bel exemplaire, malgré un coin émoussé, d'une belle fraîcheur. Ce roman épistolaire de type sentimental connut un grand succès en son temps, il mit à la mode ce prénom de Malvina qui avait été inventé un peu plus tôt pat le poète ossinaique Mac Pherson. Sophie Cottin place en effet son héroïne dans un château d'Ecosse, où elle s'est promise dans cette retraite choisie, de s'occuper de la fille de son amie chérie et décédée. "Depuis l'inoculation de l'amour dans la Nouvelle Héloïse, dit Chénier, il n'est point de situation mieux conçue, mieux développée, plus pathétique en tous ses détails, que celle de Malvina, s'introduisant déguisée dans le château d'une famille qui la persécute, y devenant la garde-malade d'Edmond, son amant ; et là, muette, impénétrable autant qu'active et vigilante, l'arrachant, à force de soins, à la mort qui semblait déjà le saisir." in Revue des romans, 1839. Les 5 romans de Sophie Cottin furent constamment réédités au XIXe siècle. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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        Tvänne resor från Ostindien till Americas nordvåstra kust, åren 1786, 1788 och 1789.Stockholm, printed by J.S. Ekmanson for I. Utters, 1797. 8vo. 19th-century half scheepskin, gold-tooled spine with red morocco title label, marbled sides.

      Cordier, Sinica 2104; Forbes 274; Howgego, to 1800, M86; Paul Markham Kahn Collection 3/264; Sabin 47265. An abridged Swedish edition of John Meares's voyages, with a preface signed "Samuel Ödmann". John Meares (1756?-1809) is best known for his role in the Nootka crisis, but his account is also of Hawaiian interest. In 1786 he sailed from Calcutta to the North Pacific and after having explored part of the coast of Alaska he sailed for China by way of Hawaii. From China he embarked on a fur trading voyage to Nootka Sound, spending the summer trading furs along the coast of British Columbia and wintering in the Hawaiian Islands. On the island of Kauai he picked up Tianna, a Hawaiian chief, and brought him back to Canton (China).Owner's inscription on endleaf. The binding shows some wear, otherwise in very good condition.

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        Europa. Ein Zyklus von 14 Steinzeichnungen. Mappe mit 14 signierten Original-Federlithographien Theo Scharfs.

      Das vorliegende Mappenwerk ohne die 4 n.n. Blätter mit Vorwort und Inhalt. Enthalten sind die 14 jeweils rechts unten in Bleistift signierten und von 1-14 handschriftlich in Bleistift durchnummerierten Original-Lithographien Theo Scharfs. Zusammen in einer Originalmappe mit lithographierter Deckelillustration. Die Tafeln jeweils im Format 53,5 x 46 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), die Mappe im Großfolioformat mit ca. 55 x 47 cm. Die Mappe selbst von sehr schlechter Erhaltung: unfrisch, angestaubt, fleckig, berieben und beschädigt mit mehreren alten Stempeln auf Vorder- und Rückdeckel *Vom Bundesdenkmalamt zur Ausfuhr freigegeben* und aufgeklebten Papierstreifen zur Randverstärkung, Ecken und Kanten stark bestoßen, Außenränder teils etwas wasserrandig. Innen fehlen die 4 Blätter mit Titel und dem Vorwort von Fritz von Ostini, die 14 lose inliegenden Lithographien hingegen von insgesamt recht guter Erhaltung, teils im weißen Außenrand gering fleckig und teils gebräunt, 1 Lithographie etwas stärker am weißen Außenrand fleckig. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht ca. 1800 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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        Voyage en Sibérie fait, par ordre du roi en 1761; contenant les mœurs, les usages des Russes, et l'état actuel de cette puissance; la description géographique & le nivellement de la route de Paris à Tobolsk; l'histoire naturelle de la même route; des observations astronomique, & des expériences sur l'electricité naturelle ...Paris, Debure (printed by Didot), 1768. 2 text volumes (the first in 2 parts) in 3 volumes & 1 atlas volume. Imperial 4to (33.5 x 24.5 cm). With engraved frontispiece, 56 finely engraved views and maps (4 double-page, 52 full-page) and 1 engraved table in the text volumes. The atlas with engraved frontispiece and 30 folding maps, including a large map of Kamchatka (87 x 65.5 cm), some with highlights in hand-colouring. The text volumes in gold-tooled contemporary mottled calf. Rebacked, with the original backstrips laid down. The atlas recased in contemporary mottled, gold-tooled calf.

      Cat. Russica C493; Hill 277; Howgego, to 1800, C101 & K37. First edition of Chappe d'Auteroche's account of his scientific expedition to Siberia, illustrated with dozens of remarkably skilful and evocative illustrations. Abbé Jean Chappe d'Auteroche, a French astronomer, was sent to Siberia to observe the transit of Venus, which was due in June 1761. From St Petersburg Chappe d'Auteroche sledged to Tobolosk, where he spent several months, observing the transit and carrying out a large number of scientific measurements. The first volume details the journey, with descriptions of Siberia's geography, natural history, and the culture of its inhabitants. The plates include maps, portraits of native inhabitants in their respective dress, views of cities and villages and several illustrations of experiments with lightning.Volume two is the first unabridged French translation of a renowned description of Kamchatka by Stepan Petrovich Krasheninnikov, translated from the original Russian.Slightly browned, some spotting, some maps in the atlas with a tear along the folds, one map with restorations. The text volumes neatly rebacked, as noted, and slightly rubbed. The atlas with new endpapers and the maps pasted on new stubs, the front hinge with two old restorations. First edition of a great account of Siberia.

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        The Annual Anthology. Volume I [and] Volume II

      Printed by Biggs and Co. for T. N. Longman and O. Rees, Bristol 1800 - [8], 300, [6], 299p. Later full green leather with gilt-stamped inner dentelles. 17cm. Backstrip toned to brown. Joints showing slight tenderness. Edges lightly rubbed. Letter dated 5/3/1891 from E. D. North at Charles Scriber's Sons to an unnamed recipient (indicating that he was sending this set and two other works on "approbation") has been folded and neatly bound in. Later gift inscription in first volume dated 1941. The major contributors to these volumes were Southey, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Charles Lamb. No more volumes were published. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EROTIC ALBUM: A Suite of Thirteen Erotic Woodblock Printed Prints.

      - [Japan n.d. 1800-1830's]. An accordion folding album, blue & gold floral pattern, silk brocade cloth covers,edges worn, 1 pastel-colored print, plus a complete suite of 12 color prints, album size 33.5 x 27.5 cm., gilt top & bottom edges. *** *** *** . . . A STUNNING EROTIC ALBUM BY THE MASTER . . The album is in its original and worn silk and gold brocade cloth and contains thirteen Oban [ca 38 x 24.5 cm] sized woodblock prints. . *** The first is a very early and most delicately colored pastel work and by far the most superior of the group. We estimate it to have been printed ca. 1778. It is finely drawn, with the most subtle and even faint pastel colors. His earliest works were often done in [Sumi outline] black & white, with out any color at all. As the technology and techniques of polychrome printing by woodblock improved, and grew in popularity, Utamaro also began to experiment with color. At first he experimented using the most subtle hint of color in shades of pastel, to slightly enhance his images. Utamaro did not want viewers to be distracted from the emotional and erotic subject, so kept he often kept his use of color to a minimum. . *** The first print clearly shows the beginnings of this concept to sparingly use color, as an after-thought for mild high- lighting. As an early work, Utamaro had yet to commit to the use of color. The balance of the suite containes some twelve later prints by him, done circa 1800-1806. This is composed of four prints with a matching border, eight others that match as a set. The whole work was likely assembled by a collector. . *** In the first series of four, Utamaro has now progressed and submitted to the popular trend of polychrome printing, but only using a few colors in pastel. The first four prints in the suite show conservative use of pastels, but left the human figures skin entirely uncolored. The second series begins with print five and shows again a bit later progres- sion of the artist's work. He begins a major change in his use of color. Now he has committed to the full use of color, employing a large number of vivid colors to enhance his work. . *** He has found that the use of pink on the genitals, facial lips and tongue are effective to show the true and real excitement of the moment. Utamaro knew that during sexual excitement, the lips of the vagina and as well as the penis would flush with pink, especially the head or glans penis area. . *** Being true to the original models, he employed these colors effectively. What makes this album special, is that it is a collection of Utamaro's works from his earliest period, the middle and later stage in his artistic development. One can compare the works and see how the artist progressed in his use of color, while keeping his drawing skills under the finest of control. . *** Each print shows a couple making love in various positions and forms. Mostly the lovers are clothed or partially clothed, while they share tender and private moments while making love. Some of the women are Joroh or prostitutes, elaborately clothed while their Kimono are urgently thrown open to reveal their genitals. A few show the woman nearly nude while succumbing to licentious pleasures. Completely nude figures engaged in love-making was not common in Japan, and they considered partially clothed figures to the most erotic of all. . *** THE ARTIST: Utamaro [1754-1806] was one of Japan's most celebrated and treasured artists of the late 18th century. His works are always elegant and finely drawn with the utmost skill. His style is unique. His studio name was Murasakiya [The Purple- shop], he lived in Edo [Old Tokyo], was influence by the famous Kitao Masanobu & Torii Kiyonaga, the major artists of the Primitive schools. He was a central figure in the Edo world of artist artists & writers, an Ukiyo-e painter and printmaker. He was actually arrested by the Shogunate government and imprisoned in 1804 for violating the laws on the prohibition against publishing

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        Cours complet d'agriculture théorique, pratique, économique et de médecine rurale et vétérinaire ; suivi d'une méthode pour étudier l'agriculture par principe ou Dictionnaire universel d'agriculture.

      Les Libraires Associés, 1793, 1800. 10 volumes petit in-4 demi-basane chagrinée, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre et de tomaison rouge. Texte sur deux colonnes, frontispice & 241 planches hors-texte, 17 dépliantes, tableaux hors-texte. Quelques rousseurs et brunissures éparses. Manque angulaire sans atteintes à 4 ff. (vol. 9), travail de ver (vol. 4), 2 planches déreliées. Humidité marginale au début du dernier volume avec restaurations pour 6 ff. dont le frontispice. Reliure ternie, coins émoussés, coupes frottées. Accroc de cuir à un dos. Ce dictionnaire de l'agronome (1734-1793), directeur de l'Ecole Royale de médecine vétérinaire et rédacteur du Journal de Physique pendant 10 ans est une source unique pour connaissances agricoles de l'époque. Tué lors d'un bombardement pendant le siège de Lyon, son grand ouvrage sera achevé par Chaptal, Parmentier, Biot, Lasteyrie et d'autres.

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        SUITE OF TWELVE GOAUCHE PAINTINGS OF CHINESE ON PITH PAPER][Bound in Black on G

      - [Canton? ca.1800-1820, Lam-Qua?].Black lacquer, gold painted 12 fine gouache hand-drawn & colored paintings, 12.5 x 16.5 cm., very fine condition, each mounted in an album with old gold paper corners, on pith paper,excellent example. RARE ! *** *** *** . . . A SUPERB SUITE OF TWELVE STUNNING COLOR PITH PAINTINGS . . . ILLUSTRATING VARIOUS CHINESE IN ELABORATE COSTUME . * This is a charming suite of 12 lovely portraits of Chinese men, women and military men. . * THE PAINTED SUBJECTS: . 1. An old sage holds a scroll of holy texts while he is seated, behind him stands a guard with a pole sword. . 2. A young warrior holds a long axe ready for action. . 3. A young lady a white porcelain teacup. . 4. A warrior holds his halberd ready for action. . 5. A fierce older warrior holds a sword and his shield. . 6. A guard holds his long sword at the ready. . 7. An elderly man strokes his long beard. . 8. A young man takes a stroll holding a fan behind his back. . 9. An elderly an holds two Burmese-green jade bracelets. . 10. A man holds a feather fan. . 11. A very old man holds his long sword. . 12. A bearded man points with his hand toward the right. . *** The twelve paintings are gently mounted to stiff black album pages with the old style "NuAce" photo mounting corners. There is no damage to the paintings with this technique. . *** THE STUNNING GOLD OVER BLACK ILLUSTRATED LACQUER COVERS: This is a very unusual binding, hand-painted in gold lacquer over black lacquer background on wooden boards. . The cover illustration shows five Chinese: The Lord & Master; his concubine; his son [Prince]; his retainer; and the maid. . The Lord & master is seen seated before a tea service with three golden cups and a golden ceramic tea pot. The Lord & Master reaches for the hand of his fair and very young concubine who holds a fan. The tea service is clearly for three people: The Lord & Master, his son, the Prince and the concubine. . The retainer is seated just behind the Lord & Master's right side, showing proper respect by looking at the floor. The young Prince [the son] is seated before his father and looks at the concubine. At the rear is the maid, waiting for order. She puts her right hand on the adjacent table, holding a tray. . The work has an elaborate and stunning border. In the upper corners are two stunning illustrations: the upper left sows the Golden Dragon, in the upper right is the Phoenix. At the left center margin is a golden Peacock. The margin-borders are elaborately done with differing traditional Chinese patterns and designs. A most stunning view inside of the . The back is plain black lacquer. . The spine is black leather, with period Chinese swastika design white over black end papers. Some of the old glue is showing through the very thin tissue endpapers, else very solid, with heavy black pages. . *** CONDITION OF THE GOLD AND BLACK LACQUER COVERS: The covers are in exceptionally good condition. There are two minor spots: one ca. 1.5 cm spot at the son's midsection, and another black spot .05 cm just below his robe. . There is the very small amount of occasional and barely visible usual and very minor mild scuffing, with a minor discoloration of the face of the maid. There is a bit of 'crackle' to the black lacquer which is normal for a piece 200 + years old. Else this is in very nice condition. . *** CONDITION OF THE PAINTINGS: These are exceptionally bright and clean drawings, lightly mounted on a now browned backing paper, with blue-glossy patterned paper borders. . Numbers: . 1 has a tiny 1.5 & .5 cm. small split at bottom left, this does not affect the painting. . 2 has the lower portion folded in the process of paper-making which is normal variation and does not detract. . 5 has a tiny 1 cm. split at top in the margin, this does not affect the painting. . 9 has a 7 cm. split from the elbow to the bottom of the work, apparently restored from the verso, minimal impact. . 11 has a small 1 cm. scuff in the right margin, this d

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        Manuscript notes on the history of Bristol made by a local man.

      Eighteenth century antiquarianism in Bristol. An extensive manuscript begun in the 18th century by a local man gathering materials on the history of the city of Bristol. Quarto vellum bound book, front board detached, spine loose. The handwritten notes taking up around 360 numbered pages, almost all filled in. A very substantial volume with the name Jos[eph] Whittuck 1775 to front pastedown. Further - later - pencil annotations inside front board mention a 'Joseph Whittuck' living at 80, Castle Street, from the Bristol Directory of 1775. This seems to have been a middle class/tradesman's area. A second pencil annotation gives another 'Whittuck Gent.' [the same man, older?] living at 8 King's Square in 1827. The first Whittuck was a cooper. The second may have owned a pottery, or the cooper moved up in the world. Clearly, 'Mr Whittuck' had an antiquarian interest in the history of the city and must have spent a good deal of time in the city's archives copying out these entries, with the idea, perhaps of publishing a history. A 'Whittuck' merits a mention in the Bristol Memorialist, a locally published magazine in 1818 when he is described as the owner of a Roman coin. Mr Whittuck [of King's Square]was a subscriber to The Rev. Samuel Seyer's Memoirs Historical and Topographical and its Neighbourhood published in Bristol in 1821. To front endpaper are written the words 'At the close the character of the Rev J Tommas' referring to a handwritten poem pasted to rear of the book. Tommas was a Baptist minister in the Pithay [an old street in Bristol]. A Sketch of the Life of the late Rev. John Tommas pastor of the Baptist Church in the Pithay, Bristol appears in The Baptist Register Annual Register 3 [1798-1800] pp. 313-319. Tommmas was born in Skipton in Yorkshire in 1723/24 and left Anglicanism behind to become a Baptist. He died in 1800. He may have been a friend of Whittuck, and perhaps was also engaged in the field of antiquarianism. The entries run until 1805 then at page 247 return to the year 1565 and, turning back to that year in the first half of the volume a note appears giving later page references. I presume that Whittuck was filling in extra material left out or earlier overlooked? An entry for the year 1643 in the first half of the book mentions the Royalist plot initiated by Robert Yeomans to deliver the city into the hands of Prince Rupert and later at p. 306 this is gone into in greater detail quoting sources of the period, letters etc, including quoting from John Vicars' book Jehovah Jireh published in 1644. Perhaps these sources only came to light later, after Whittuck had made his initial researches. It looks like it may be a change in handwriting from p. 247, so Whittuck may have had a confederate in this venture. I imagine that much of the information would have been taken from the records that formed The Annals of Bristol [only published in the late 19th century]. There are interesting sidelights to the known history of the city throughout. For example an entry for 1786 mentions the demolition of the old Christ Church. An added note states that a medal was found under one of the arches bearing the words "Ave Maria plena Gloria". This church when first built is said to be first dedicated to the Virgin Mary of which this medal seems to be confirmation. Since the demolition of the church happened only a few years after these notes were started I guess that the author must have picked up this information first hand. A few entries from a period which the author must have known of, and perhaps even witnessed or heard of first hand; In 1774 the election of Edmund Burke and his fellow MP Henry Crugar is noted. Next day they were carried through the principal streets in chairs richly ornamented amidst an incredible number of people... An accident in March 1775 at Penpark Cavern is described in some detail when the Rev. Thomas Newnam fell to his death. The entry for 1777 is a long description of fires laid by the arsonist known as 'John the Painter' who was hanged at Portsmouth. 1780 and the anti Catholic Gordon riots in London sthreaten to spill over to Bristol but are prevented by the timely arrival of the militia. A description, too of the burning of an effigy of General Burgoyne [held responsible for the defeat at Saratoga] on Brandon Hill. 1784 and the general election, where according to the notes couples were married purely for their votes then, after the election seperating. 1789 is marked with a long entry on the local celebrations when the recovery of King George from his 'madness' is announced with bonfires in the city. During this period, the Irish Giant, [Charles] Byrne is mentioned and Hackney coaches are seen on the streets for the first time. The entries offer a wealth of detail on the history of the city at this time moving from the local and detailed to the larger context of the times. The volume, therefore, suggests an author [or authors] with a strong interest in the history of the city working on his researches in the city's archives. The first extensive history of Bristol was only authored by William Barrett in 1789 so when the man began his researches no public history of the city was available. Included are some loose ms papers within the book; a poem on the funeral of Lord Nelson which appears to be unrecorded; another, sentimental poem by a 'Mrs Mary Jackson', and a poem on the character of the aforementioned Baptist pastor, John Tommas from, it seems a former parishioner[?] at Gildersome in West Yorkshire. Another ms item is a comic poem written on a scrap of paper marked with the words 'Bath & Cheltenham Gazette June 10th 1823'. In the preface to his 'Memoirs of Bristol' 1822-25, Seyer speaks of "A number of MS Calendars or Chronicles.... evidently derived from more ancient copies, transcribed by various hands, having generally a great similarity, but many particular differences.... many have been destroyed, but probably 40 or 50 still remain, chiefly in families of long continuance in Bristol, of which about 20 have passed under my inspection...."

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        Die Heilige Schrift des Neuen Bundes mit vollständig erklärenden Anmerkungen. Von Bonifacius vom heil. Wunibald [komplett in 4 Bänden]

      Verlag Tobias Löffler, Mannheim 1800 - 4 Halblederbände der Zeit mit jeweils 2 Rückenschildchen und goldgeprägter Rückendekoration mit rundum Rotschnitt, 8°,XVI, 534 und 1 Blatt, 2 Blatt, 732, 2 Blatt, 717, 2 Blatt, 655 Seiten; mit einem Frontispiz im 1 Band gestochen von Egid Verhelst (Verelst) (1733-1818) Zustand: sehr gut, sehr dekorative Einbände Thieme Becker XXXIV S. 250 ; Holzmann / Bohatta Dt. Pseud, Lex. S. 315 vermutlich Erstausgabe bzw. nur Titelblätter von 1800, sonst gleiche Seitenanzahlen zur 1. Ausgabe von 1797-1799, 1808 erschien die 2. Auflage, und 1817 die 3. Auflage, Der Verfasser schreibt im 1. Band der 2. Auflage Seiten XI von 1808 im Vorwort zur 2. Auflage, dass die 1. Auflage vergriffen sei, und nach dem rechtlichen Übertragung der 1. Auflage an den Verleger Tobias Löffler die (vermutliche Restauflage ) mit der Bezeichnung Verleger Tobias Löffler 1801 (sic) wohl wird 1800 gemeint sein, nicht mehr verfügbar ist weswegen , u.a. die 2. Auflage gedruckt wurde. de 2500 Buch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [SUITE OF TWELVE GOAUCHE PAINTINGS OF CHINESE ON PITH PAPER][Bound in Black on G

      [Canton? ca.1800-1820, Lam-Qua?].Black lacquer, gold painted 12 fine gouache hand-drawn & colored paintings, 12.5 x 16.5 cm., very fine condition, each mounted in an album with old gold paper corners, on pith paper,excellent example. RARE ! *** *** A SUPERB SUITE OF TWELVE STUNNING COLOR PITH PAINTINGS ILLUSTRATING VARIOUS CHINESE IN ELABORATE COSTUME This is a charming suite of 12 lovely portraits of Chinese men, women and military men. THE PAINTED SUBJECTS: 1. An old sage holds a scroll of holy texts while he is seated, behind him stands a guard with a pole sword. 2. A young warrior holds a long axe ready for action. 3. A young lady a white porcelain teacup. 4. A warrior holds his halberd ready for action. 5. A fierce older warrior holds a sword and his shield. 6. A guard holds his long sword at the ready. 7. An elderly man strokes his long beard. 8. A young man takes a stroll holding a fan behind his back. 9. An elderly an holds two Burmese-green jade bracelets. 10. A man holds a feather fan. 11. A very old man holds his long sword. 12. A bearded man points with his hand toward the right. The twelve paintings are gently mounted to stiff black album pages with the old style "NuAce" photo mounting corners. There is no damage to the paintings with this technique. THE STUNNING GOLD OVER BLACK ILLUSTRATED LACQUER COVERS: This is a very unusual binding, hand-painted in gold lacquer over black lacquer background on wooden boards. The cover illustration shows five Chinese: The Lord & Master; his concubine; his son [Prince]; his retainer; and the maid. The Lord & master is seen seated before a tea service with three golden cups and a golden ceramic tea pot. The Lord & Master reaches for the hand of his fair and very young concubine who holds a fan. The tea service is clearly for three people: The Lord & Master, his son, the Prince and the concubine. The retainer is seated just behind the Lord & Master's right side, showing proper respect by looking at the floor. The young Prince [the son] is seated before his father and looks at the concubine. At the rear is the maid, waiting for order. She puts her right hand on the adjacent table, holding a tray. The work has an elaborate and stunning border. In the upper corners are two stunning illustrations: the upper left sows the Golden Dragon, in the upper right is the Phoenix. At the left center margin is a golden Peacock. The margin-borders are elaborately done with differing traditional Chinese patterns and designs. A most stunning view inside of the The back is plain black lacquer. The spine is black leather, with period Chinese swastika design white over black end papers. Some of the old glue is showing through the very thin tissue endpapers, else very solid, with heavy black pages. CONDITION OF THE GOLD AND BLACK LACQUER COVERS: The covers are in exceptionally good condition. There are two minor spots: one ca. 1.5 cm spot at the son's midsection, and another black spot .05 cm just below his robe. There is the very small amount of occasional and barely visible usual and very minor mild scuffing, with a minor discoloration of the face of the maid. There is a bit of 'crackle' to the black lacquer which is normal for a piece 200 + years old. Else this is in very nice condition. CONDITION OF THE PAINTINGS: These are exceptionally bright and clean drawings, lightly mounted on a now browned backing paper, with blue-glossy patterned paper borders. Numbers: 1 has a tiny 1.5 & .5 cm. small split at bottom left, this does not affect the painting. 2 has the lower portion folded in the process of paper-making which is normal variation and does not detract. 5 has a tiny 1 cm. split at top in the margin, this does not affect the painting. 9 has a 7 cm. split from the elbow to the bottom of the work, apparently restored from the verso, minimal impact. 11 has a small 1 cm. scuff in the right margin, this does not affect the image. 12 has a similar but less obvious 1 cm. scuff in the right margin at the same place as #11, this does not affect the image. The balance i.e. numbers: 3,4,6,7,8,10 are without issues. OVERLY CRITICAL: We are commonly obsessive and overly critical about pointing out any and all defects. Please view the scans posted to our website. All in all, these look much better than the above description. Perfectly clean, no blemishes. NOTE: Typically "pith" paintings are prone to be very brittle and delicate. We are happy to state, this suite is exceptionally very solid and intact. The colors are brilliant, bright and stunningly fresh, without any fading or issues. They appear to have been properly cared for protected. These are in excellent "Collector's Condition." PAINTING QUALITY AND FRESH BRILLIANTLY COLORED: The paintings are meticulously executed, with fine detail painted a steady skilled hand. LAM-QUA, TING-QUA SCHOOLS: The works are done in the Canton style of Lam-Qua and his brother, Ting-qua. See link below. Ting-qua born ca. 1809; flourished 1840-70. He was the brother of Lam-Qua [1801-1860] and probably a close relation of Spoilum. Ting-qua's studio at 16 China Street, Guangzhou, was perhaps the most prolific source of Chinese export paintings of its time. Working in a manner influenced by Western artistic traditions, Ting-qua and the painters of his studio restricted themselves to gouache and water-colors, perhaps to avoid rivalry with Lam-qua's oil paintings. Their pictures, which were often sold in sets..." PITH PAPER: The paintings were done on pith paper. "Pith paper or rice paper," a misnomer as it is sometimes known, is made from the inner pith of the plant Tetrapanex papyrifera, which is a member of the Araliaceae family. The plant is a shrub native to Southern China and Taiwan. As well as a painting material, pith paper was used to make artificial flowers and surgical dressings." RARITY: Gouache pith paintings are now rare, most were damaged, cracked and brittle, rendering them useless. The few that survived are considered RARE and uncommon. The paintings were drawn with much skill and patience, and were for the most part drawn for and sold to foreigners in the treaty ports of China in the early 19th century. Drawn with a fine brush in vivid colors, the paintings depicted things that would fascinate foreigners, and encourage them to bring home as souvenirs. The current examples shows portraits of Chinese officials, guards, military men, as well as upper class citizens. Albums of pith paintings were typically issued in a suite of twelve. BIBLIOGRAPHY: http://www.artfacts.org/artinfo/articals/pith_paper.html http://www.answers.com/topic/tingqua http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lam_Qua C.L. Crossman.: THE DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE CHINA TRADE, p.173-203 and the associated color and b.w. photo examples. C.L. Crossman.: THE CHINA TRADE, p.93-120, and the photos. Arthur Chu.: ORIENTAL ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES pp.62-67, photo #60. .

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        Gleichnisse.

      Wien, Anton Pichler, 1800. - 136 SS. Mit gest., ill. Titel (J. Blaschke sc.). Lederband der Zeit mitgoldgepr. Rückenschildchen und -vergoldung sowie blindgepr. Deckelfileten. Buntpapiervorsätze. Lesebändchen. 8vo. Seltene erste Ausgabe des Erstlingswerks der Wiener Schriftstellerin, auf Betreiben ihres Gatten herausgegeben und bei ihrem Schwager gedruckt. Karoline Pichler (1769-1843), Tochter des kunstliebenden Hofrats Franz v. Greiner, genoß eine sorgfältige Ausbildung in den klassischen und modernen Sprachen. Nach ihrer Vermählung mit dem Regierungsrat Andreas Pichler leitete sie einen der bedeutendsten Wiener literarischen Salons. Im Alter von 73 Jahren nahm sie sich das Leben. - Der Kupfertitel etwas gebräunt, sonst tadelloses Exemplar in einem schönen, gering beriebenen Einband; die Ecken leicht bestoßen. Kosch XI, 1275. Wurzbach XXII, 244 (ausf.). WG 1. Mayer 6425. Gilhofer-Lit. in Ö. 3060. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ölgemälde: 4 Arbeiter am Berghang befüllen Holz-Schlitten mit Steinen aus Steinbruch. Links unten ein Flußtal mit schroffen Felsabhängen – möglicherweise die Elbe im Elbsandsteingebirge.

      - Bildmaß: 53 x 76 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 62 x 85 cm ). Ölgemälde auf Leinwand. Das Bild links unten undeutlich in rot signiert mit *Wilh. Jen.? *, undatiert – wohl um 1800-1850 gemalt. Das Gemälde etwas eingedunkelt, gering fleckig ( eine Reinigung wäre empfehlenswert ), etwas craquelliert und mit einigen winzigen kleinen Farbabplatzungen. Leider ist die Signatur außer dem Vornamenskürzel sehr undeutlich, von daher ist der Maler für mich nicht identifizierbar. ( Provenienz: Alter Familienbesitz, laut Zuschreibung aus der Region Bastei, Elbsandsteingebirge ) ( Über HInweise zu dem Künstler würde ich mich freuen ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Der geschloßne Handelsstaat.

      Tübingen: J. G. Cotta,, 1800. Ein philosophischer Entwurf als Anhang zur Rechtslehre, und Probe einer künftig zu liefernden Politik. Octavo (178 x 107 mm). Contemporary blue paper boards, spine hand lettered in black ink. Spine very gently rolled and ends bumped, spine and board edges sunned, some light spotting to contents, small tear to lower edge of sig. H2, an excellent copy. First edition of Fichte's principal work on state intervention in the national economy, considered "the best historical example of implementing Kant's idea of a hypothetical contract in the terrain of modern political economy" (Hunt, p. 170). Fichte was one of the founders of German idealism, and "through his philosophy he has indirectly exercised great influence on economists, his system giving in outline the theory of development worked out by Hegel, and applied by certain of Hegel's followers to economic history and theory" (New Palgrave II, p. 317). OCLC locates only one physical copy in institutional holdings worldwide (Universität Marburg).

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Der Fische erster und zweiter Theil, 2 Bände.

      Augsburg, Engelbrecht, (1799-), 1800. - circa 17,6 x 10,5 cm. III-XLVIII, 352 SS. (Band 1 ohne Titel und Blatt I); Kupfertitel, 416 S., 6 Bll. - mit 44+52 = 96 kolorierten Kupfertafeln Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung Reich ausgestattete, in sich abgeschlossene Bände über die Fisch aus der grossen Naturgeschichte. - Hier mit allen 96 Kupfertafeln, Band 2 komplett, Band 1 jedoch am Anfang ohne Titel und erstes Blatt - im Preis deutlich berücksichtigt! "- Etwas angestaubt oder gebräunt, nur vereinzelt fleckig, meist sauber. Einbände berieben, aber immer noch recht hübsche Rücken. - Sehr schönes Kolorit - alle 96 Kupfer vorhanden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AN ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY TO THE COURT OF THE TESHOO LAMA IN TIBET: Containing a

      - London 1800, Bulmer. 3/4 Brown leather over marbled boards, 743p., 13 engraved plates, one after Stubbs, engraved folding map, appendix, heavy stain p.80-200, 24 x 30.5 cm. A L W A Y S R A R E SUBTITLE: cont.: Mineralogical & Medical, by Mr. Robert Saunders. * Turner was a Captain in the East India Service, he led an exhibition into Tibet in 1783-85, from which he wrote this present work. A very early primary account of Tibet. Cox has stated that "This is without comparison the most valuable work that has yet appeared on Tibet." A valuable primary early source. Covering his sojourn to Bootan frontier, Chong and to Arra, etymology, view of Buxadewar, Peachukom mountain, botanical notes, Sheenshilla, fatal accident. Chain bridge, Madwallahs Pauga, Patchieu, Noomnoo, Poes, Tassisudon and Daeb Raja, Zoompoon, tea, fashion, reception, Gylongs, Aubi. Palace of the Chief, Palace of Lam' Ghassaatoo, Mr. Saunders taken ill-incantations for his recovery. * With an account of the vegetable & mineral productions of Bootan and Tibet. Letter addressed to the Hon. J. Macpherson, Esq. Governor General of Bengal.journey of Poorungheer to Teshoo Loombo; the Inauguration of Teshoo Lama, the state of Tibet from 1783-1785. *** With rich appendices, translations & narratives. Richly illustrated with copper engravings by Basire. A primary source for the study of Turner's mission. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: J. Marshall: BRITAIN & TIBET 1765-1947 p.319 * Lust 208 * H. Cordier: BIBLIOTHECA SINICA vol. 4, col. 2090 recording the 2nd edition, 1806 * Kuloy & Imaeda 10458 * Yakushi T140. * JONES, W. Chambers: DISSERTATIONS AND MISCELLANEOUS PIECES RELATING TO THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES, THE ARTS SCIENCES AND LITERATURE OF ASIA. * Cox I, 346 ****

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        Vom Inneren Bau der Knochen. Verdeutsch von T.G.A. Roose.

      Leipzig, bey Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1800, 4, (6), 64 pp., mit 3 feinen Kupferstichtafeln von Anderloni, feiner Pappband mit rotem Rückenschildchen. KLASSIKER DER OSTEOLOGIE! Erste deutsche Ausgabe von "De Penitiori Ossium Structura Commentarius" (Leipzig, Hartknoch, 1799) dieses klassischen Werkes der Pathophysiologie der Knochen in der Übersetzung von Theodor Gustav August Roose (1881-1803), einem der angesehensten Physiologen und Gerichtsmediziner seiner Zeit. "Mit wahrem Vergnügen habe ich mich dem vom Herrn Geheimen Hofrath Loder mir angetragenen Geschäfte durch eine Verdeutschung gemeinnütziger zu machen, unterzogen, zumal da diese Uebersetzung, die in dem selben Verlage mit der Urschrift erscheint, dadurch eine der seltenen Ausnahmen von der gewöhnlichen Regel macht, daß sie die (diesem Werk so wesentlichen) trefflichen Kupfertafeln nicht in einem fabrikmäßigen gearbeiteten Nachstiche, sondern im Originale liefert. ... Durch Scarpa's Versuche ist es erwiesen, daß die gemeinhin angenommene Vorstellungsweise von einem aus Fasern und Plättchen bestehenden Baue der Knochen irrig sei, und daß sie vielmehr netzförmig und zellicht gebildet sind." Roose, Vorwort Anton Scarpa (1847?-1832), war einer der vorzüglichsten Mediziner seiner Zeit. Reisen durch Frankreich und England, später auch mit A.Volta durch Deutschland. Scarpa war ein Meister der anatomischen Illustrationen die er selbst zeichnete um sie durch den von ihm angelernten, berühmten Faustino Anderloni stechen zu lassen. So sind seine anatomischen Blätter an naturgetreuer Unterscheidung der Gewebe, Richtigkeit der Formen und höchster Eleganz des Stiches hervorragende Muster anatomischer Darstellung.First German Edition of Srapa's treatise on the inner structure of bones. The plates show partly zootomic and partly pathologic representations of the texture of bones.Choulant, Anatom. Abb., 130 Chiari, in Neuburger-Pagel II, p.400 Waller 8549

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        Avanzi del Tempio detto di Appollo nella Villa Adriana vioino a Tivoli.

      Paris -07 1800 - Engraving with etching and dry point, watermark. of 'Bracciano' Dimensions: 470 by 620mm. (18.5 by 24.5 inches). First Paris edition. Hind 85 ii. [Attributes: First Edition]

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