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        Narcissus Poeticus / Narcisse des Poëtes [Poet's or Pheasant's Eye Narcissus]

      Imprimerie de Didot jeune, Paris 1802 - Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Langlois. Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and these were brought to perfection in Les Liliacées from which this work comes. Les Liliacées is one of two Redouté masterworks, the other being Les Roses . These works demonstrate the appropriateness of the accolade "Raphael of Flowers", for one is constantly impressed by the exquisite compositional sense and clarity of vision. More than with any other painter, one sees in Redouté's flowers living, breathing beings at their most beautiful moment. Cf. Nissen BBI 1597; cf.Great Flower Books (1990), p 128; cf. Dunthorne p 231; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8747; cf. MacPhaeil, Redouteana, 10.

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        Sacripant by Rockingham. The property of The Honble. J W Coventry, beating Mr Whaley's Tuneful & Mr. Ladbroke's Chuckle, over Epsom Odds at starting 10 to 1 against Sacripant after the Start, 2 to 1 on him, Sacripant was rode by Mr Samuel Barnard, Tuneful by Mr W Cliff & Chuckle by Mr Dennis Fitzpatrick

      Harding, London 1802 - Aquatint, coloured by hand, on laid paper (watermark '1802') (Publication line at foot of plate shaved with slight loss, some expertly repaired tears to margins). An anonymous work of quality. Unusually, the present work does not include either the artist responsible for the original or the engraver who worked on the plate. The publication line is very faint: sometimes an indication of a later issue, but the early watermark does not support this. None of the standard reference works include either this print or mention of the horse Sacripant. This suggests that this image is rare, and the absence of names allied with the early watermark may indicate some sort of proof issue. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lilium Pomponium / Lys Ponpon [Red Lily]

      Imprimerie de Didot jeune, Paris 1802 - Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Tassaert. Very good condition apart from a skillfully repaired loss in the right margin and a small brown spot in the image. Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and these were brought to perfection in Les Liliacées from which this work comes. Les Liliacées is one of two Redouté masterworks, the other being Les Roses. These works demonstrate the appropriateness of the accolade "Raphael of Flowers", for one is constantly impressed by the exquisite compositional sense and clarity of vision. More than with any other painter, one sees in Redouté's flowers living, breathing beings at their most beautiful moment. Cf. Nissen BBI 1597; cf.Great Flower Books (1990), p 128; cf. Dunthorne p 231; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8747; cf. MacPhaeil, Redouteana, 10.

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        The Federalist, On The New Consitution, By Publius, Written In 1786, To Which Is Added Pacificus, On The Proclamation of Neutrality Written In 1793. Likewise, The Federal Constitution, With All The Amendments (Two Volumes)

      George F. Hopkins, New York 1802 - Two volume second edition set with two pages numbered 167 and two numbered 168 as noted; pages 263-270 repeated. Original full calf binding with five black horizontal lines and volume number on spine, heavy rubbing and worn on points with some loss at spine ends. Volume I has 1" chip to leather head of spine, front hinge quite weak and literally hanging on by threads, needs some tightening; has penciled numbers and signature inside front board. Volume II has identical penciled signature and date of 1871, binding secure. Previously owned by "R Watts" who signed title pages. Foxing throughout both volumes and age toned, a complete copy of the edition that was first to identify authors Hamilton, Madison, and Jay. This edition was expanded to include the federal constitution plus the first eleven amendments, as well as additional essays written by Hamilton (under the pseudonym "Pacificus"), and is thus considered the most comprehensive edition. 317pp; 351pp. Additional photographs available on request. ; MCN21662; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Manuskript von nicht identifizierter Hand mit Exzerpten und Anmerkungen.

      O. O., [um bzw. nach 1802].. 5 SS. auf 3 Bll. Folio und 8vo.. Zu A. de Labordes "Description d'un pavei en mosaique deicouvert dans l'ancienne ville d'Italica aujourd'hui le village de Santiponce preIs de Seiville; suivie de recherches sur la peinture en mosaique chez les anciens, et les monuments en ce genre qui n'ont point encore eitei publieies". - Die Verso-Seite von Bl. 2 des Doppelblattes mit einer halbseitigen Handskizze. Teils gering fleckig und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        Bibliotheca Fageliana. A Catalogue of the valuable and extensive Library of the Greffier Fagel, of the Hague

      which will be sold by Auction, by Mr. Christie...on Monday, March 1, 1802, and the Twenty-nine following Days. xii, 490 pp. 8vo, cont. calf (well-rebacked to match), gilt fillet round sides, spine gilt, green morocco lettering piece on spine. London: Printed at Barker & Son, 1802. A rare auction catalogue; the collection was purchased before the sale en bloc by Trinity College, Dublin. The Fagel library, formed over the course of almost two centuries by a politically powerful Dutch family, today is one of the most important collections at Trinity College, Dublin. "The Fagel library was the product of a century of rich Amsterdam taste, remarkable fo its large collection of maps and of European topography and views, though its ten thousand political pamphlets may have been the principal attraction for the College. Traditional Dutch interest in gardens was represented by de luxe copies of botanical works with the plates illuminated and the titles lettered in gold, and by volumes of drawings of flowers by Nicolas Robert and of tulips by a native artist, the latter annotated with the prices paid for Semper Augustus and other varieties during the tulip mania."-Hobson, Great Libraries, pp. 180-82. "While Henrik Fagel, Greffier or Chief Minister of Holland, was in England on a diplomatic mission during the winter of 1794-95, his country was overrun by French revolutionary forces, preventing his return to his family and home in The Hague. Initially his property was sequestrated but it was released by mid 1798, and his art collections and library were shipped to London where Fagel, in straightened financial circumstances, had determined to sell them. Through the good offices of John Foster, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons and later described as 'the original proposer of the scheme', money was made available in May 1798 by the Erasmus Smith Charity in Dublin for the purchase of the library for Trinity. There was a delay in putting this scheme into effect and Fagel determined to sell it by public auction, the sale to start on 1 March 1802. The catalogue of almost 10,000 lots...created a sensation and must have galvanized the Dublin party, for they made a successful bid for the entire library in February. On 6 March the Erasmus Smith Charity released enough funds to cover Fagel's asking price of 8000 pounds sterling and the cost of transportation."-Vincent Kinane, "The Fagel Collection" in Trinity College Dublin (ed. by Peter Fox), Dublin, [1986], p. 158-(& see the rest of the article). This catalogue documents the fact that London, along with Paris, was increasingly considered to be the principal book auction center (Amsterdam had fallen behind. The Dutch heirs of this vast library had it shipped to Christie's, in spite of the cost. Very good copy from the library of Prof. T.A. Birrell. .

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        The Royal Review at Hatfield Herts June 13 1800

      Livesay, Portsea 1802 - Colour-printed aquatint with hand-coloring. A brilliant panorama of a patriotic convocation during the Napoleonic Wars As George III raises his hat, seated upon a white horse and the rest of the Royal Family watches from carriages, the smartly uniformed volunteer troops of Hertfordshire march and ride through Hatfield Park. Painted in 1800 by Richard Livesay (1750-1823), the aquatint print was done by J. C. Stadler and published in 1802. The parade seems to stretch on for miles, though the military display seems to be somewhat secondary to the beautiful rolling landscape in the distance and Hatfield House, symbol of British stability and ascendency. By 1802, fighting the French to preserve Britannia had become a perpetual task for every generation since William and Mary. And of course enthusiasm for it had to be constantly re-ignited by demonstrations of the glamour of soldiery and war, and reminders of the greatness and loveliness of England. Livesay's print does all of these things extremely well, giving us an elevated view of the King and family, row upon row of earnest young men in dress uniforms and an infinite landscape.

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        Costume of Turkey, illustrated by a series of engravings ; with descriptions in English and French. Cotume de la Turquie ; représenté en soixante gravures, avec des explications en anglois et en françois

      London: W. Miller. Very Good. 1802. First Edition. Half Verdant Morocco; ruled hubs; marbled boards. Ex library, but with minimal markings; none external & none of which affect the vibrantly colored plates or their margins. Hand colored title plus 60 hand-colored plates. Plate 21 "An Albanian" excised but present without loss. Light offset from plates to text. Text watermarked "W Elgar 1796"; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

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        Travels Through Sweden, Finland, and Lapland, to the North Cape, in the Years 1798 and 1799 (Two Volumes)

      London: Joseph Mawman, 1802 Volume I: xxiv, 396 pgs. Frontis and 7 plates, with the ‘bear fighting’ plate inserted as frontis in Volume II. Large folding map called for in Volume II is bound into Vol.I. Volume II: viii, 380 pgs. Frontis and 8 plates (5 in colour) plus examples of Finland and Lapland music. 2 volumes in early 20th century half leather bindings, with noted misbound plate & map, contemporary bookplate in each volume, typical offsetting from plates, map hinges tender. Acerbi (1773-1846) was an Italian naturalist and composer, and this record of early travels in Scandinavia describes the customs of the people, detailed observations on natural history, with much on the people of Lapland in Volume II. His travels were considered remarkable at the time because he penetrated to remote areas little visited by travellers at that time.. First Edition. 8vo. Vg/No Jacket. Hard Cover.

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        Charte der Länder am Caucasus nach den .

      Weimar, 1802.. 56 x 44 cm.. siehe Foto.

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        Amaryllis Josephinoe / Amaryllis de Josephine [Josephine's March Lily]

      Imprimerie de Didot jeune, Paris 1802 - Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Chapuy. Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's "functional" understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and these were brought to perfection in Les Liliacées from which this work comes. Les Liliacées is one of two Redouté masterworks, the other being Les Roses. These works demonstrate the appropriateness of the accolade "Raphael of Flowers", for one is constantly impressed by the exquisite compositional sense and clarity of vision. More than with any other painter, one sees in Redouté's flowers living, breathing beings at their most beautiful moment. Cf. Nissen BBI 1597; cf.Great Flower Books (1990), p 128; cf. Dunthorne p 231; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8747; cf. MacPhaeil, Redouteana, 10.

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        Les Stratagemes Des Echecs

      Quai des Augustins No 18, Paris. and rue du Dome No 26, Strasbourg.: Amand Konig, 1802 2 parts in 1, 1st ed, VG+, 3 1/4 * 4 1/8 inches. In contemporary calf boards with a chess board design to both upper and lower covers, gilt edge tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. New spine, to style, gilt tooling, titles in gilt to a maroon calf label. Internally, gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins, blue marbled endpapers, text block edges yellowed, [3], 4-93 pp, [1], 1 pl (coloured). [2], 3-122 pp, which includes 120 coloured illustrations of chess moves, whilst the first part has move descriptions, dated AN X indicating 10 years after the 1792 French Revolution ie 1802, printed by Jean-Andre Fischer in Strasbourg, removed tape marks to eps, ink name to both tps (Williams Wynn), occasional ink marginal note, small marginal tear, occasional edge chip. A lovely copy. Uncommon!, copies at Camb, City of Lon and BL only, published initially in French and German in the same year then translated into English in 1817. Title continues: Les Stratagèmes des échecs, ou collection des coups d'échecs les plus brillants et les plus curieux, tant dans la partie ordinaire que dans les différentes parties composées ; tirée des meilleurs Auteurs, et dont plusieurs n'ont point encore été publiés. Avec des planches ou l'on trouve notée la position de chaque coup. Par un Amateur. ‎

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        Sitten und Kulturgemälde von Rom.

      Gotha, Perthes, 1802.. circa 15 x 11,5 cm. Gestochenes Portrait, XXXXII SS., 1 Bl., 292 SS., 9 Kupfertafeln Halb-Pergament um 1900 mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Goed. VI, 311, 3. Hayn-G. VII, 326. Erste Ausgabe dieses hübsch illustrierten Werkes des "bedeutendsten deutschen Kunsttheoretikers des reifen Klassizismus" (NDB V, 99). Mit einem Vorwort von Böttiger, der berichtet, Fernow habe sich beim Erscheinen des Buches noch immer in Rom aufgehalten, wo er seit 1794 lebte und arbeitete. Er schildert die Sitten der Römer, öffentliche Vergnügungen und Volksfeste, die römische Polizei, die Mode, die bildende Kunst, ein Kapitel über "Fremde, Ketzer, Juden, Freudenmädchen" etc. Die Kupfertafeln zeigen Ansichten vom Kapitol, die Piazza Colonna, Innenansichten von St. Peter und vom Pantheon sowie Abbildungen von Skulpturen Canovas. - Gut erhalten, nur gering gebräunt, Portrait mit kleinem Fleck, sonst sauber. Dekorativ gebunden.

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        ELEMENTOS DE QUIMICA

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 2 Edicion. Madrid. 1802-1803. 21X14. Pasta espanola. Buen estado. 3Vol+Suplementos corespondientes a cada Volumen. 1vol, XVI+1h+196Pag+88Pag. 2vol, VI+283Pag+7Pag. 3vol, 3h+228Pag+61Pag. Completo. Segunda edicion Rarissima con sus suplementos y muy dificil en comercio. Ref 3.1 Biblioteca A

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        The costume of Turkey, illustrated by a series of engravings; with descriptions in English and French.London, for William Miller by T. Bensley, 1802 [=after 1817]. With hand-coloured stipple-engraved illustration on title-page and 60 hand-coloured stipple-engraved costume plates (the first as frontispiece). With: (2) [WAGEMAN, Thomas Charles (illustrator)]. The military costume of Turkey. Illustrated by a series of engravings, from drawings made on the spot.London, for Thomas McLean by B.R. Howelett, 1818. With hand-coloured engraving of the dedicatee "His excellency Antonaki Ramadani, minister of the Ottoman Porte to his Britannic Majesty", and 30 hand-coloured aquatint costume plates (the first as illustration on the engraved title-page). 2 works in 1 volume. Folio (37.5 x 28 cm). Contemporary half morocco, with gold-tooled spine and gilt edges.

      Abbey, Travel 370 & 373; Atabey 313 (vol. 1 only); Colas 782 & 2059; Lipperheide Lb 37 & Qp 3. Two works with beautiful hand-coloured plates of Turkish costumes illustrated by Octavien Dalvimart and Thomas Charles Wageman. The first work is a later reprint of the edition from 1802, on paper watermarked 1811 or 1817 and probably published by Thomas McLean to accompany The military costume of Turkey, here bound together. Dalvimart travelled in Turkey around 1798 where he made drawings on the spot and the text of the first part was probably written by William Alexander. Including plates of the officers of the Grand Signor, the women of the island of Andros, a military chief of Upper Egypt and the mameluke of Constantinople. With the bookplate of L.F. Butler. The plates with offsetting on the following page and the spine slightly rubbed near the edges. Otherwise very good copies with beautiful hand-coloured plates of Turkish costumes.

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        Darstellung der Hauptmomente der Elementarlehre der Kantischen Kritik der reinen, und practischen Vernunft. Oder Zweyte verbesserte, und vermehrte Ausgabe, der kurzen und deutlichen Darstellung des Kantischen Systems nach einem Hauptzwecke, Gange, und inneren Werthe. Erster Theil. Darstellung der Hauptelemente der Kantischen Kritik der reinen Vernunft. Zweyter Theil. Darstellung der Hauptelemente der Kantischen Kritik der practischen Vernunft. Bamberg und Würzburg: Tobias Göbhardt sel. Wittwe, 1802.

      - Expanded second edition of a presentation of Kant's main ideas, first published in 1795 under the title Kurze und deutliche Darstellung des Kantischen Systems. 'The greatest utility of [this] book lay in this, that it was written by a Roman Catholic, and was suited to the spreading of Kant's philosophy throughout Catholic Germany, and to the dissipation of many prejudices which had there arisen against it' (Adickes 1432). 'Along with Sebastian Mutschelle, Gregor Leonhard Reiner, Maternus Reuss and other 'Catholic early Kantians', Andreas Metz (1767-1839) belonged to a group of Catholic philosophers and theologians who favourably appropriated and critically developed the philosophy of Immanuel Kant prior to the 1827 indexing of the Kritik der reinen Vernuft by the Catholic Curia in Rome. Metz was named Maternus Reuss's successor so that the reception of Kantian philosophy could continue at the University of Würzburg. In Kurze und deutliche Darstellung des Kantischen Systems, Metz tries to explain the foundations of the Kantian system developed in the Kritik der reinen Vernunft. His purpose is primarily didactic, as the work is intended to help the reader understand Kant's philosophy. At the same time, the work is designed to prevent misunderstandings of the potentially confusing innovations found in Kant's writings. Thus, he reconstructs the theoretical aspects of Kant's concept of experience and the 'actual existence of mathematics, as a science' as the foundation of Kant's system (Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Two parts in one volume, 8vo, [iv], xxii, 359 pp., contemporary half calf over marbled boards, lightly rubbed, some wear to lower corners, spine smooth with decorative gilt bands and red label, early ownership inscription on front free endpaper, light browning in places, a clean and attractive copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LETTERS WRITTEN DURING A SHORT RESIDENCE IN SWEDEN, NORWAY, AND DENMARK

      London J. Johnson 1802 - Second edition. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards Somewhat worn to spine ends and corners, wanting title label from spine, but leaving blind impression. Internally clean, a good copy. An account of Wollstonecraft's travels on behalf of her lover, Gilbert Imlay, which contains reference to her views on woman's education and philosophical questions regarding national identity. The last work published during Wollstonecraft's lifetime and regarded as the first account by a woman travelling on business. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fragment d'un voyage au centre de l'Amérique Méridionale; contenant des considérations sur la navigation de l'Amazone et de la Plata, et sur les anciennes missions des provinces de Chiquitos et de Moxos (Bolivia). Paris, P. Bertrand; Strasbourg, widow Levrault (printed by Berger-Levrault), 1845. 8vo. With a large folding lithographed map (43 x 52 cm) of the centre of South America. Modern half red morocco.

      Borba de Moraes, p. 632; Palau 202177; Sabin 57454; not in Numa Broc. First edition in this form of a detailed account of an important series of scientific expeditions in central South America, mostly in the Bolivian provinces of Chiquitos and Moxos, by Alcide d'Orbigny (1802-1857). He organized expeditions in South America carried out in the years 1826 to 1833 under the auspices of the French Museum of Natural History. He covered Brazil, Uruguay, Paraná, the pampas of Argentina, Patagonia, Chili, Bolivia and Peru, publishing the results in three volumes: Voyage dans l'Amerique Meridional,Strasbourg and Paris, 1835-1845. The present single volume, by the same publisher together with a different Paris collaborator, is extracted from the larger work. The folding map, covering Boliva and surroundiings, includes an inset map showing its location within South America.Somewhat browned and the map with one large and some small tears along folds (some small ones repaired with tape). Good copy.

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        Sämtliche Gedichte. 6 Bände (Bd. 6 fehlt)

      - EA. Niklovius, Königsberg, 1802. 326/386/352/346/340 S. mit 5 Frontispizen u. 5 Titelbildern im Kupferstich von F. Catel nach E. Henne., orig. Pbde. (Kapitale etwas berieben/Titel etwas stockfl./eine Einbanddecke etwas randfl.) Bd. 1: Luise/Bd.2: Idyllen/Bd.3: Oden und Elegien. I. bis III. Buch/Bd. 4: Oden und Lieder. I. bis III. Buch/Bd.5: Oden und Lieder. I.V bis VI. Buch

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        Iris Pumila floribus coeruleis / Iris Naine à fleurs bleues [Dwarf Bearded Iris]

      Imprimerie de Didot jeune, Paris 1802 - Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's "functional" understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and these were brought to perfection in Les Liliacées from which this work comes. Les Liliacées is one of two Redouté masterworks, the other being Les Roses. These works demonstrate the appropriateness of the accolade "Raphael of Flowers", for one is constantly impressed by the exquisite compositional sense and clarity of vision. More than with any other painter, one sees in Redouté's flowers living, breathing beings at their most beautiful moment. Cf. Nissen BBI 1597; cf.Great Flower Books (1990), p 128; cf. Dunthorne p 231; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8747; cf. MacPhaeil, Redouteana, 10. Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Langlois.

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        "Heraldische Sammlung" (3 Bände).

      wohl Bayern, datiert 1802.. Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier von unbekannter Hand. Mit ca. 1100 meist kolorierten Wappen bayerischer Adelsgeschlechter auf 272 einseitige beschriebenen Tafeln, 55 (LV) Seiten Register, Pappbände der Zeit, 34 x 22 cm,. Einbände berieben und bestossen, Stempel auf den Titelblättern, innen sauber. Interessante Sammlung von Wappen bayerischer Adelsgeschlechter wohl auf Grundlage der "Monumenta Boica" erstellt (jedes Wappen mit Quellenhinweis "Mon. B." sowie die Bandkennzeichnung "V." (Volume) "T." (Teil)).

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        The China Limodoron

      London 1802 - The most strikingly beautiful flower plates ever to be printed in England. "This noble evergreen orchid [the China Limodoron Phaius Tankervillae (Banks) Blume, Phaius grandifolius], native of the lands from China to Australia, was introduced to England from China in 1778 by Dr Fothergill, an eminent and wealthy physician who had a garden at Upton in Essex with a 260-foot glasshouse adjoining the house. It was doubtless in this glasshouse that the plant was first grown. Its many-flowered spikes, from two to four feet high, which are produced from February and March, are fine for exhibition and withstand cutting well. Individual flowers are from three to four inches across. Thornton's name for the plant. is a corruption of Limodorum, the botanical name of the genus in which the plant was placed in his time. The plate.represents the plant very well. The landscape behind is unobtrusive and contains little to distract the viewer. The beauty of the plant is left to make its own impact. In Thornton's day this must have been tremendous, as few exotic orchids had as yet been flowered in Europe and it was to be another twenty years before their culture began to be understood." (Ronald King, The Temple of Flora by Robert Thornton , 1981, p.104). Thornton's Temple of Flora is the greatest English colour-plate flower book. ".[Thornton] inherited a competent fortune and trained as a doctor. He appears to have had considerable success in practice and was appointed both physician to the Marylebone Dispensary and lecturer in medical botany at Guy's and St. Thomas's hospitals. But quite early in his career he embarked on his. great work. What Redouté produced under the patronage of L'Héritier, Marie Antoinette, the Empress Josephine, Charles X and the Duchesse de Berry, Thornton set out to do alone.Numerous important artists were engaged. twenty-eight paintings of flowers commissioned from Abraham Pether, known as `Moonlight Pether', Philip Reinagle, . Sydenham Edwards, and Peter Henderson.The result.involved Thornton in desperate financial straits. In an attempt to extricate himself he organized the Royal Botanic Lottery, under the patronage of the Prince Regent?it is easy to raise one's eyebrows at Thornton's unworldly and injudicious approach to publishing.But he produced.one of the loveliest books in the world" (Alan Thomas Great Books and Book Collecting , pp.142-144). First and only state of this plate from the Temple of Flora. Hand-coloured and colour-printed in aquatint, stipple and line by Landseer. Trimmed just within platemark at top and bottom.

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        The first five Thomas Paine letters ?To the Citizens of the United States,? upon his return to America after a 15 year absence, as published in complete issues of Pittsburgh?s Jeffersonian newspaper, ?The Tree of Liberty,? by John Israel, a Jew and target of anti-Semitic attacks by his Federalist opponents. ? ?To elect & to reject, is the prerogative of a free people ? The reign of terror that raged in America during the latter time of the Washington administration, and the whole of that of Adams, is enveloped in mystery to me??

      Collection of five issues of the Pittsburgh weekly, ?The Tree of Liberty,? December 4, 1802 ?" February 12, 1803, each with letter from Thomas Paine ?To the Citizens of the United States? on the front page, written from the City of Washington. Other articles and advertisements in each issue. Each issue is 10.75? x 17?, with minor flaws including light soiling, creases, and marginal wear. Very Good condition.Excerpts:December 4, 1802, 4p: ?Letter the First. After an absence of almost fifteen years, I am again returned to the country in whose dangers I bore my share, and to whose greatness I contributed my part. When I sailed for Europe in the Spring of 1787 it was my intention to return to America the next year, and enjoy, in retirement, the esteem of my friends and the repose I was entitled to. I had stood out the storm of one revolution and had no wish to embark in another. But other scenes and circumstances than those of contemplated ease were allotted me. The French

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        Ohio Statehood and Thomas Jefferson's Second State of the Union address as reported in a Republican newspaper established by John Israel, a Jew and target of anti-Semitic attacks by his Federalist opponents

      Newspaper: December 25, 1802 edition of The Tree of Liberty (Pittsburgh: Printed and Published by John Israel) , four pages, 10.75" x 17.25". Some marginal wear including light chips and tears, light dampstains, expected folds, and light toning.Ohio Becomes a state. A report of tremendous import for the citizens of western Pennsylvania as immigration into the Ohio valley added more states to the trans-Appalachian west and hence it's political influence in Washington. Appearing on the front page, the report reads: "Frankfort [Kentucky], Dec. 9. STATE OF OHIO - Extract of a letter from a gentleman in CHILLICOTHE, to a member of our general assembly, dated November 28th, 1802. 'I am happy in having it in my power to inform you we have shaken off the old shackles of territorial government, to become a State. The convention last evening finished the constitution, and have now under consideration the propositions of Congress. Since your inclination leads you to public life, a part in which I now hea

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        Pancratium Speciosum / Pancrace à belles fleurs [Caribbean New World Pancratius Lily]

      Imprimerie de Didot jeune, Paris 1802 - Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's "functional" understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and these were brought to perfection in Les Liliacées from which this work comes. Les Liliacées is one of two Redouté masterworks, the other being Les Roses. These works demonstrate the appropriateness of the accolade "Raphael of Flowers", for one is constantly impressed by the exquisite compositional sense and clarity of vision. More than with any other painter, one sees in Redouté's flowers living, breathing beings at their most beautiful moment. Cf. Nissen BBI 1597; cf.Great Flower Books (1990), p 128; cf. Dunthorne p 231; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 8747; cf. MacPhaeil, Redouteana, 10. Stipple engraving, printed in colour and finished by hand, engraved by Allais.

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        Israel - Jerusalem

      . Jerusalem. Lithographie auf gewalztem China nach Daniel Wegelin (1802-1885). München, Hanfstaengl um 1845, 31 x 40 cm (42 x 52 cm Blattgr.) - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Seltene, großformatige Ansicht.- Ränder leicht gebräunt u. etw. braunfleckig. # Margins slightly browned and brownspotted.

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        An Act to facilitate, and render more easy, the Transportation of Offenders [29th December 1802]

      London: George Eyre & Andrew Strahan, 1802. Printed bifolium, pp. [109]-110, armorial letterhead, last 2pp. blank; very good. Uncommon: an 1802 Act which significantly altered the practice of transportation due to the legal loophole pointed out by the great legal theorist Jeremy Bentham the same year, who noticed that a Royal Navy vessel carrying convicts left the captain in the legal position of being a kidnapper. Jeremy Bentham made his argument in his Letters to Lord Pelham (1802) in a long discussion of the peculiar legal standing of the convict ship the Glatton, which had been the first "king's ship" to serve as a convict transport, rather than having been hired from a private individual as hitherto. Bentham commented that this was a legal minefield, and that the ship's captain of the Glatton had - legally, at least - been guilty of kidnap. The ship's captain, before the institution of the present Act, wrote Bentham, had no better warrant than if he had coerced revellers from a "birth-day ball-room". It was directly as the result of Bentham's argument that the present Act allowed the King to "nominate and appoint Persons to have a Property in the Service of such Offenders…". The voyage of the Glatton to New South Wales was under Captain James Colnett, a veteran of Cook's second voyage and author of an important account of his own Pacific voyage in the late 1780s. The Glatton had another claim to fame, being commanded by Captain William Bligh in the 1801 battle of Copenhagen.

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        Autograph letter signed to Dawson Turner

      Cambridge, 1802. <p>Donn, James (1758-1813). Autograph letter signed to Dawson Turner (1775-1858). 2 &#150; 1/2 pages. Cambridge, 14 December 1802. 217 x 191 mm. Tiny lacunae in both leaves not affecting text, otherwise fine. </p><p>From English botanist James Donn, curator of the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens from 1790 until his death and author of Hortus Cantabrigensis (1796 and later editions), to fellow botanist Dawson Turner, author of several botanical works including Synopsis of British Fuci (1802) and Botanist&#146;s Guide through England and Wales (1805), and father-in-law of William Jackson Hooker. Donn and Turner were evidently in the habit of exchanging botanical specimens with one another; in his letter Donn acknowledges the receipt of a &#147;tin box&#148; from Turner and states that while he &#147;has only time, presently, to send you the Carex stricta, depauperata and clandestina,&#148; he will soon &#147;send you a pacquet of seeds for your garden.&#148; Since he knows that Turner habitually corresponds with German botanists, Donn asks him </p><p>"if you will take the trouble when you write to request of them to send you seeds of such things as they have to spare but particularly the seeds of grasses. They have no occasion to be very nice in selecting them, as many times the most common sorts are acceptable and if I have them before it is only throwing them aside . . . I have added at bottom a list of a few things I want." </p><p>Under his &#147;List of wants&#148; Donn enumerated the following species: Milium lendigerum (i.e. Gastridium ventricosum or nitgrass); Agrostis spica venti (sweet bentgrass); Aira canescens (gray hairgrass); Bromus racemosus (bald brome); Galium anglicum (Lamarck&#146;s bedstraw) and Centaurea solstitialis (yellow star-thistle).</p>

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        A Boy Angling; A Boy Mending His Net

      J. & J. Boydell, London 1802 - A charming pair of scenes of childhood, colour-printed and beautifully finished by hand. Fine examples of large scale aquatints from Westall, based on his own charming watercolours. Westall was at his best in watercolour, and was the leader of a reform in figure-painting in this medium. The brilliancy of his colouring was considered novel and astonishing in his own day. A large number of Westall's rustic subjects were engraved, such as Rural Contemplation and Rural Music, by T. Gaugain, 1801; The Sad Story and The Woodcutter and Cowboy, by John Ogborne, 1802; A Storm in Harvest, 1802; and Reapers, 1805, by Robert Mitchell Meadows. (DNB). This extraordinarily appealing pair evoke the boyhood happiness of solitary outdoor activities. In one, a boy attentively mends his net by the seashore and in the other, another boy kneels by a quiet pond with his fishing rod and waits. Stipple engravings, printed in colours, with touches of hand-colouring, by William Nutter & Thomas Gaugain (1) and Hollyer and Gaugain (2).

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        Monographia Apum Angliae ; or, an attempt to divide into their Natural Genera and Families, such species of the Linnean Genus Apis as have been discovered in England

      Ipswich: Printed for the Author by J. Raw, 1802. Two volumes bound in one, octavo, 18 plates (4 with original hand-colouring), half-titles and errata leaf, bookplate; an attractive work in early polished tan half calf, banded spine with morocco label. Australian bees collected by Sir Joseph Banks. A lovely copy of the first edition of this fundamental study of bees: this is one of only a small number of books noted by Musgrave, including those of Lewin and Donovan, published before 1805 to include notice of any Australian insects. Kirby, a keen entomologist, based a significant amount of his work on his access to the Banks collection (&#39;has omitted no opportunity of consulting&hellip; the magnificent collection of Sir Joseph Banks, so liberally open to naturalists&hellip;&#39;), including making comparison with specimens from the Endeavour voyage. Kirby (1759-1850) was born in Suffolk, and famously collaborated with W. Spence on the Introduction to Entomology. This is the first of his works to include any Australian specimens, although he would later jointly publish work based on collections made by Robert Brown. The actual Australian specimens from his collection were presented by the Entomological Society of London to the British Museum in 1863. Kirby&#39;s study includes a very good bibliography, noticing the works of Donovan, Fabricius, Latreille, Panzer, Roemer and other entomologists. The most relevant entry is Kirby&#39;s notice of the Melitta cyanura from the cabinet of Banks &#39;from New South Wales&#39;, and which &#39;should come next to M. signata (y), which stands with it in the same cabinet, from the same country&#39; (Volume I, p. 212).

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        Gesamtans., "Vue de la ville et du Port de Trieste, prise du Mole neuf".

      . Kupferstich v. Desmaisons n. Cassas ( Louis Francois ) aus Lavalee, Voyage pittoresque .. Dalmatie .., 1802, 24,5 x 40,5.

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        An Act to facilitate, and render more easy, the Transportation of Offenders [29th December 1802]

      George Eyre & Andrew Strahan, London 1802 - Printed bifolium, pp. [109]-110, armorial letterhead, last 2pp. blank; very good. Uncommon: an 1802 Act which significantly altered the practice of transportation due to the legal loophole pointed out by the great legal theorist Jeremy Bentham the same year, who noticed that a Royal Navy vessel carrying convicts left the captain in the legal position of being a kidnapper. Jeremy Bentham made his argument in his Letters to Lord Pelham (1802) in a long discussion of the peculiar legal standing of the convict ship the Glatton, which had been the first "king's ship" to serve as a convict transport, rather than having been hired from a private individual as hitherto. Bentham commented that this was a legal minefield, and that the ship's captain of the Glatton had - legally, at least - been guilty of kidnap. The ship's captain, before the institution of the present Act, wrote Bentham, had no better warrant than if he had coerced revellers from a "birth-day ball-room". It was directly as the result of Bentham's argument that the present Act allowed the King to "nominate and appoint Persons to have a Property in the Service of such Offenders?". The voyage of the Glatton to New South Wales was under Captain James Colnett, a veteran of Cook's second voyage and author of an important account of his own Pacific voyage in the late 1780s. The Glatton had another claim to fame, being commanded by Captain William Bligh in the 1801 battle of Copenhagen.

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