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        "Gegend am Schlier-See". Blick vom Ufer über den See, im Vordergrund Sennerin mit Korb auf dem Kopf, einem Hund und mehreren Kühen, links ein Hohlweg mit einem Wanderer.

      . Kreidelithographie von Simon Warnberger, 1807, 21 x 30,5 cm.. Winkler 903, 12; Lentner 10403: "Sehr seltene Incunabel der Lithographie". - Mit ca. 30 mm Rand, kleines Rostfleckchen, sonst wohl erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-8vo.. An den namentlich nicht genannten Mediziner Rudolf Rt. von Vivenot (1807-1884) mit Dank für dessen Bemühungen: "Je vous suis recconnaissant des soins que vous avez bien voulu me donner. Je vous prie d'agreer ce faible temoignage de ma gratitude [...]". - Der öst.-ung. Leutnant Omer Pascha, eigentlich Michael Latas, mußte, wollte er der Strafe entgehen, nach einem in der ersten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts verbotenen Duell mit tödlichem Ausgang das Land verlassen. Nach seiner Flucht in die Türkei trat er zum Islam über, nahm den Namen Omer an und stieg in der militärischen Hierarchie bis zum Pascha auf, dem seinerzeit höchsten Militärs- und Beamtenrang. Niederschlag fanden seine Abenteur u. a. in Ivo Andrics' "Omer-Pascha Latas. Der Marschall des Sultans" und in einer zu Beginn der 70er Jahre vom ZDF produzierten Fernsehserie. - Rudolf Rt. von Vivenot gründete 1848 den "Konstitutionell-monarchistischen Verein"; als sich die angestrebte Gründung einer patriotischen Partei nicht verwirklichen ließ, zog er sich jedoch aus der aktiven Politik zurück. Seit 1868 Mitglied der Deutschen Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, wurde er 1872 Vorsitzender des Komitees zur Gründung des Sophienspitals in Wien; daneben war Vivenot Direktor des Unterstützungsvereins für Witwen und Waisen des medizinischen Doktor-Collegiums. - In altem Sammlungsumschlag.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The ButterflyÕs Ball, and the GrasshopperÕs Feast

      London: Printed for J. Harris, corner of St. PaulÕs Church Yard, Jany. 1st. 1807. 16mo, (127 95mm.), contents (all engraved): [f. 1 verso] frontispiece with incipit Come take up your Hats and away let us hasteÉ; [f. 2 recto] title page; [f. 3-15, alternating to create double spreads] with hand-colored illustrations after William Mulready. Printed on wove paper. Bound in later paper wrappers enclosed in a quarter green morocco slipcase. First edition, first issue, with the 1806 watermark. A ground-breaking book, so successful that Harris quickly produced a series of sequels. Ã’It was the first of a special kind of aery revel in childrenÕs books... and tapped a vein that would ultimately lead to the fantasies of Lewis Carroll and the elfin world of Richard DoyleÓ (Gottlieb 159). Darton 199. Moon 725. Muir 100.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Authentic Narrative of the Death of Lord Nelson:

      London: for T. Cadell and W. Davies,, 1807. with the Circumstances preceding, attending, and subsequent to, that event; the Professional Report on his Lordship's Wound; and Several Interesting Anecdotes. Octavo (212 × 134 mm). Contemporary funereal black straight grained full morocco, spine in compartments with blind tooling, gilt rolled bands, and gilt titles direct, sides bordered with a gilt roll and elaborate blind-tooled panelling, board edges gilt rolled, blind-rolled turn-ins, purple silk doublures with gilt borders and cornerpieces, all edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece and a plate of the fatal musket ball. Spine very slightly faded, ends and corners with slight superficial wear and some sensitive restoration, some light toning or dust soiling within, but overall in excellent condition. First edition of this scarce and definitive account of Admiral Lord Nelson's final days. This is a superb and evocative association copy, owned by the Nelson family and bearing the armorial bookplate Nelson's nephew Nelson Matcham (1811-86), the eighth and youngest child of Horatio Nelson's sister Catherine Nelson and her husband the traveller George Matcham. The copy has been bound in a sombre yet luxuriant funereal binding as a monument to a dead brother, uncle, and national hero. It is notable that the towering enormity of Nelson's myth and memory loomed particularly large over Catherine's family; Nelson Matcham may have been her eighth child, but he was the forth (after Horatia, George Nelson, and Charles Horatio Nelson) to bear a name in honour of the Admiral. Beatty was the naval surgeon "who attended Nelson after he received his fatal wound, [and] performed the autopsy" (ODNB). He wrote this account for Clark and M'Arthur's monumental Life "but it was published in this form because of 'the length of time which must necessarily elapse before so extensive and magnificent a Publication can be completed'" (NMM). Uncommon in the first edition, and highly desirable thus.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        "Ansicht von Benedictbaiern über Kochel". Weiter Blick von einem Waldweg aus auf die Klosterkirche in der Ferne, links großer Randbaum, rechts im Mittelgrund Bergzug.

      . Kreidelithographie von Simon Warnberger, 1807, 21,5 x 30,5 cm.. Winkler 903, 10; nicht bei Lentner. - Äußerst seltene Inkunabel der Lithographie. Breitrandig und im Ganzen minimal gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Novísima recopilación de las Leyes de España Dividida en XII. libros. En que se reforma la Recopilación publicada por el Señor Don Felipe II, el año de 1567, reimpresa últimamente en el de 1775. Y se incorporan las pragmáticas, cédulas, decretos, órdenes y resoluciones reales, y otras providencias no recopiladas, y expedidas hasta el de 1804.

      1805-1807. Mandada formar por el Señor Don Carlos IV. - Imprenta de Sancha. Madrid. . 4 Vol. . Vol.I: 338+492 pp. Vol II: 730 pp. Vol. III: 400+530 pp. Vol.IV: 662 pp. Folio Menor. Pasta española de época. Derecho (General), Siglo XIX . Gran edición de la recopilación de las leyes del Reino, por mandato de Carlos IV. Impresa por Sancha en Madrid. Buen ejemplar con encuadernación de época en pasta española con florones y tejuelos dorados en lomera. Los seis tomos encuadernados en cuatro volúmenes. Buen estado. .

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        Gesamtans., "Ansicht der Hanse Stadt Bremen von der Seite des Walles wo das Monument und Schauspielhaus sich befindet. Probdruck".

      . Kupferstich in Punktiermanier n.u. v. J.G. Pflugfelder, dat. 1807, 26 x 42,5 ( oval ). Sehr seltenes Blatt. In der Platte mit "Probdruck" bezeichnet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        The Gardener's and Botanist's Dictionary Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, and Flower Garden, and Nursery of Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture of Managing Vineyards ( 4 Volumes )

      London: Printed for F. C. & J. Rivington , 1807. Complete in 4 volumes. Books measure 17 x 11 inches. Unpaginated, but pages complete, 19 full page engraved plates, possible lacking frontis?. Each volume has been professionally rebacked in buckram, retaining the original leather boards. Some wear on edges, rippling on buckarm, ''Board of Agriculture 1808'' stamped in gilt on top boards. Bindings in good clean sturdy condition. Internally, some occasional spotting, heavy in a few places. Pages in good condition throughout. A good clean solis set. . Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        1811 Nomination and Appointment of James Jones, Fireman of the City of New York.

      New York: 1807 - Engraved certificate dated May 27th 1811, admitting James Jones as a fireman in New York City. This certificate was made during the period when the fire department was made up of volunteers who formed rival gangs, each with its own runners who competed to get to the fire first. With an engraving at the bottom of firemen in action, with the caption, "Engraved by Peter Maverick from a drawing by Archibald Robertson. The text reads, "These are to certify that James Jones is pursuant to law, nominated and appointed one of the Firemen of the City of New York, May 27th, 1811 By the Com. Council, J Morton, clerk." No. 34 at the upper right. Toned & laid down with light damp mark at two places at right edge; toned vertical line at middle caused by crack in wood backing behind the certificate. 10 x 13 3/4". Eno 67.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, ABAA]
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        Music, A Didactic Poem, in Five Cantos

      London: Wm. Miller, 1807. First English language edition.. Hardback. 8vo. (9 x 5.75 inches). pp.xix, 192. Engraved portrait frontis of Don Tomas de Yriarte, 1 full-page engraving, hors-texte. Contemporary full calf, gilt, 4 raised bands. Boards marked and scratched; spine dry and rubbed, faded. Outer joints rubbed, dry. Marbled endpapers. Trifle light spotting. A few pages unopened. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Translated from the Spanish of Don Tomas de Yriarte. A Very Good copy. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        Some Account of the Public Life, and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings of the Earl of Macartney

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies,, 1807. The Latter consisting of Extracts from an Account of the Russian Empire: a Sketch of the Political History of Ireland; and a Journal of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China. With an Appendix to each volume. 2 volumes, quarto (265 ×210 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, flat spine, contrast green and tan labels, quatrefoil devices gilt in compartments, edges sprinkled blue. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Spines restored, joints, head- and tail-caps, tan burn from the turn-ins, portrait off-set, light browning to the text block, overall a very good set. First edition of the life of diplomat George Macartney by John Barrow, Macartney's comptroller and private secretary during his embassy to China and his Governorship of the Cape of Good Hope. Despite his lengthy service, with five years as Governor of Bengal, it has been said of Macartney that; "Few public servants have left office with purer hands than Macartney." (DNB) Barrow himself later become a noted patron of exploration, helping to found the Royal Geographical Society, and he was a prolific travel author, best known for his account of the Mutiny on the Bounty. Bookplates with ducal coronet of the Stratton Street library of Harriot Beauclerk, duchess of St. Albans. Harriot was the daughter of the wardrobe-keeper of company of Irish strolling players, she was spotted by Sheridan, made a success on the London stage, and in 1815, on the death of his wife, married the banker Thomas Coutts, having been his mistress for a decade. In the face of family hostility, on his death Coutts bequeathed his wife the entirety of his vast fortune, and his partnership in Coutts bank; "Harriot Coutts proved to be an excellent businesswoman and banker, taking an active role in investment and management decisions. She was also extremely generous to Coutts's daughters, giving them each £10,000 per annum. In return they expressed nothing but ingratitude and hostility. Regarded as an adventuress who had preyed on an old man, Harriot was lampooned, caricatured, and mocked for her extravagant lifestyle and her generous giving to the poor" (ODNB). In 1827 she married William Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk, ninth duke of St Albans; "Many considered the duke to be simple-minded, but others found him kind and gentle; the marriage was broadly successful. Harriot thus proved twice over that marriages could be happy even though the world considered the partners mismatched. Observers regarded their union as an exchange of wealth for a title, but that was no uncommon practice among the aristocracy". She died in 1837.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Authentic Narrative of the Death of Lord Nelson:

      London: for T. Cadell and W. Davies,, 1807. with the Circumstances preceding, attending, and subsequent to, that event; the Professional Report on his Lordship's Wound; and Several Interesting Anecdotes. Octavo (210 × 130 mm) Contemporary streaked calf, neatly rebacked with the original black morocco label laid down, gilt fleuron panel to the boards. Portrait frontispiece and a plate of the fatal musket ball. A little rubbed on the boards and joints, some judicious restoration, light browning, the portrait and title page particularly affected and some offsetting from the portrait, contemporary ownership inscription of "G. Adams" to the title page, but remains a pretty copy. First edition. Beatty was the naval surgeon "who attended Nelson after he received his fatal wound, [and] performed the autopsy" (ODNB). He wrote this account for Clark and M'Arthur's monumental Life "but it was published in this form because of 'the length of time which must necessarily elapse before so extensive and magnificent a Publication can be completed'" (NMM). Decidedly uncommon in the first edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts

      58 plates (two are finely & brilliantly hand-colored) & diagrams in the text. xxiv, 796 pp.; xii, [iv], 738 pp. Two vols. Large 4to, cont. olive half-calf & marbled boards (minor foxing), spines gilt. London: J. Johnson, 1807. First edition, and a very lovely copy, of this important book, containing Young's significant writings on optics, mechanics, hydrodynamics, physics, astronomy, the tides, etc., etc., etc. It is a course of lectures covering virtually the whole of theoretical science and technology. It includes his completed undulatory theory of light, with a description of his experimental demonstration of interference. In the lecture "On Collision" he was probably the first to use the term "energy," and in another lecture he defined a "modulus of elasticity" (Young's modulus). The second volume includes a bibliography of some 20,000 references (which was omitted from the second edition and has never been reprinted), and reprints of his classic papers from the Philosophical Transactions, in which he established the wave theory of light and discovered the principle of light interference, gave the first description of astigmatism, and in general established the principles of physiological optics (see Garrison-Morton 1486-88). "Young made many discoveries in natural philosophy and physiological optics...he is most famous, however, for his attempt to win acceptance for an undulatory theory of light."-D.S.B., XIV, pp. 562-72. This is the nicest set of this great book I have seen for many years. ❧ Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 367-(giving a very full account of the contents of these two vols.). .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Compendio gramatical para aprender la lengua arábiga, así sabia como vulgar, por don.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Antonio de Sancha 1807 - 4º menor (20,3 x 13,5 cm). XVI p. inc. port., 212 p. Precede al título texto en árabe. Pasta española de época, lomo liso, tejuelo rojo. Palau, 21577. Manuel Bacas Merino, después de un viaje a Marruecos donde permanece casi cuatro años, publica en 1807 una gramática de árabe clásico en la que incluye como novedad el estudio comparativo del árabe marroquí con aquel registro. El interés por el estudio del árabe marroquí en España despierta a finales del siglo XVIII por la necesidad de formar a intérpretes para las relaciones diplomáticas que el gobierno español mantenía con el país vecino. Manuel Castellanos, en su "Historia de Marruecos" dice refiriéndose a la obra de Bacas Merino: "es de mucho mérito y fue impresa en Madrid el año de 1807, pero sus ejemplares son tan raros que no se encuentran en ninguna librería". la obra de Bacas Merino es, por un lado, original en cuanto a la exposición de los principios de la gramática seguidos de puntualizaciones encaminadas a explicar los del árabe marroquí y, por otro, otorga valor a esta lengua materna, dada la necesidad comunicativa que no satisfacía enteramente en su época el árabe clásico. Moscoso García, Francisco. "El estudio del árabe marroquí en España durante el siglo XIX. La obra de Manuel Bacas Merino". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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        A List of all the Officers of the Army and Royal Marines

      London: War Office, 1807. Folio, large paper copy; finely bound in contemporary straight-grained morocco, all edges gilt. A beautifully bound copy of the entire list of the British Army of 1807 - including a list of the officers of the New South Wales Corps (p. 311) serving under Colonel Francis Grose.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Horse Racing. La Course de Chevaux

      Edward Orme, London 1807 - Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by James Godby and Henri Merke (watermark: 'J. Whatman 1805'). A fine image from 'Orme's Collection of British Field Sports': "the finest and most important sporting book of the last two centuries" (Schwerdt) Samuel Howitt, "genius, artist, sportsman", concentrated his considerable artistic talents on picturing scenes of horse-racing and hunting in all its aspects. Born in Nottinghamshire, England, Howitt was largely self-taught ,"although he must have been helped by his companions George Morland, Rowlandson and John Raphael Smith. Howitt's watercolours of hunting, shooting and racing have delightful spontaneity. An enthusiastic sportsman himself, he had sufficient family money to paint at first only for his own and his friends pleasure. However, this fortune was quickly dissipated and Howitt moved to London. [He made a living], partly by etching at which he was extremely skilled. As an artist he was prolific, more than 150 of his designs were published in The Sporting Magazine. He illustrated Beckford's Thoughts on Hunting, and other books, including Orme's Collection of British Field Sports . The light touch of his pen, the delicacy of his brushwork and his experience of field sports ensured all that he drew was animated and accurate." (Charles Lane British Racing Prints pp.132-133). Cf. Abbey Scenery 14; Lane British Sporting Prints p.133; Mellon British Sporting and Animal Drawings p.106; Siltzer p.164; cf. Schwerdt II, p.53; Siltzer p.164; cf.Tooley 273. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Six months after they each signed a commercial treaty, James Monroe agrees to safely send Lord Holland?s letter to a friend in Paris - possibly a prisoner of war as England and France had been at war since 1803 ? Unbeknownst to them, 12 days earlier, the British warship ?Leopard? had impressed four sailors from the USS ?Chesapeake,? a contributing factor to the start of the War of 1812<br>

      Autograph Letter Signed ?Jas. Monroe? as U.S. Minister to England, 2p, 8? x 9.75?, front and verso with blank integral leaf. Portland Place (London), July 3, 1807. Folds, else fine. Darkly penned. To Lord Holland. Fine condition.In full, ?I had the good fortune to avail myself of a very favorable opportunity to forward the letter yesterday which you lately sent me for Mr Colclough in France. I committed it to Mr. Russell an American gentleman of character who will proceed without delay to Paris, & deliver in person the letter to Mr Warden to whom it is addressed. I have requested that the reply may be forwarded to me in the hope of adding to the security of the conveyance. I have no doubt of the contents of any letter which you will send me & it will give me real satisfaction to be able to render any service whatever to your Lordship or your friends. I fear it will be impossible to obtain the discharge of Mr Colclough. I asked it directly of the govt once in fav

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Schulschriften des Catharineums. - [3 Bände mit den 105 Schulschriften des Lübecker Katharineums aus den Jahren 1807 bis 1831]. -

      Lübeck: Römhild; Rathsbuchdruckerei; etc. 1807-1831,. 3 Bände mit 105 Schulschriften (mehrere tausend Seiten, unterschiedliche Papierformate): marmorierte Ppbde. des ausgehenden 19. Jahrhunderts, goldgeprägte schwarze Rückenschildchen, 25 x 21 cm (einheitliches Einbandmaß). 3 Bände mit insgesamt 105 Schriften. - Die Schulschriften sind handschriftlich und fortlaufend nummeriert - sowohl die "Nachrichten von dem Gymnasium und der Bürgerschule zu St. Catharinen" (später: Nachrichten über die St. Katharinenschule in Lübeck" und "Kurze Nachrichten über das Catharineum" - Nummer 1 datiert von 1807, Nummer 47 von 1853), als auch die Einladungen zu Prüfungen, erlassene Vorschriften, Prüfungsprogramme und selbständig oder quasi selbständig erschienene Fachpublikationen des Lehrkörpers. - Band 1 enthält die Schulschriften von 1807 bis 1831. Band 2: 1832 bis 1854. Band 3: 1855 bis 1880. - Berieben und bestoßen, die Papierbezüge in den Rückengelenken eingerissen (jedoch buchbinderisch sauber unterlegt). Vorne und auf den Titelseiten befinden sich jeweils ältere Besitzvermerke. Zum Teil deutlich angerändert (vor allem die fliegenden Vorsätze). Zum Teil etwas gebräunt oder fleckig. Sonst und insgesamt gute Exemplare..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        Kupferstich-Karte aus dem Strom-Atlas von Riedl, gestochen von Johannes Lehmann. Chiemsee....

      München, Lentner, 1807.. circa 57,6 x 44,4 cm. 1 Blatt verso weiß. Hydrographische Landkarte aus dem seltenen Stromatlas von Adrian von Riedl. Zu sehen ist der Chiemsee mit den drei Inseln. - Gut erhalten, vorne entfernter, aber noch sichtbarer alter Wappen-Stempel (im Preis berücksichtigt!), verso entfernter Stempel, vorne nicht durchschlagend.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Nordiske Digte. Orig. udg.

      . Kbhvn. 1807. Med kobberstukket titelblad. XXXIV + 425 s. Indbundet ubeskaret med de originale trykte for- og bagomslag i smukt pastichebind i hlvldr. Bindet sign. Anker Kyster. * Det trykte omslag ses uhyre sjaeldent..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        'Helvetien Nach dem zuverlaessigsten Astronomischen Bestimungen und den darüber erschienenen besten Charten zusammen gesetzt.':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Johann Elias Lange in Leipzig, 1807, 28,5 xx 33,5. Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 83. - Zeigt die Schweiz zwischen Bodensee mit Vorarlberg, Basel, Genf und das Veltlin. - Oben links Titelkartusche. - Unter der Karte Erklärungen. - Sehr seltene Karte vom Leipziger Drucker, Stecher u. Verleger Johann Elias Lange(n)! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Rheinalbum.Mainz, Victor von Zabern, [ca. 1860]. Oblong folio (22.5×31 cm). With richly ornamented chromolithographed title-page after Adalbert Müller by W. Loeillot in Berlin, and 24 aquatints (ca. 12.5×17.5 cm), in the original publisher's fine hand-colouring with very bright colours and heightened with gum arabic, mounted on thick grey paper, in a framework of white and double black lines and gold strips. All interleaved with tissue guards. Schmitt also mentions a title-page printed in black and white, but such a title-page was probably not intended for the coloured copies. Original publisher's red calf, richly blind and gold-stamped, later marbled endpapers (rebacked, with original backstrip laid-down).

      Schmitt 259 (uncoloured and lacking 1 plate), cf. 257; cf. Engelmann, Biblbiotheca geographica, p. 827 (Andenken an den Rhein); not in GVK; KVK/WorldCat; for Tanner: Thieme & Becker XXXII, pp. 432-433. Extremely rare series of magnificent aquatint Rhine views in gorgeous publisher's hand-colouring. The views are altered copies of the 24 views published in Tanner's earlier series Andenken an den Rhein, printed from new plates. While the original series was wholly engraved by and after drawings of the draughtsman and engraver Johann Jakob Tanner the younger (1807-1862), he had some help for present series by other artists and engravers. While the work itself is already very scarce, we couldn't locate any other copy in publisher's hand-colouring, but the colouring is very similar to that in other series published by Victor von Zabern, and Engelmann mentions the contemporary availability of coloured copies of Tanner's previous series. This gorgeous colouring, which nearly turns the prints into paintings, gives a lively and romantic idea of the greatness of the beautiful and mysterious Rhine landscape that has played such a crucial role in German history and literature. The album was undoubtedly aimed at the increasing number of wealthy tourists for whom the romance of the Rhine was a powerful attraction.In very good condition. With the binding rebacked, some faint soiling on the front board, and some slight wear on the original backstrip. Magnificent series of Rhine views.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Le panier de fruits ou descriptions botaniques, et notices historiques des principaux fruits cultivés en France; suivies de différens morceaux de littérature et de morale.

      Perlet Paris 1807 - 1 Bl., VIII, 358 S. Pappband, Guter Zustand/ Good, Mit 24 ganzseitigen gestochenen Tafeln. Erste Ausgabe. Nissen, BBI 2233. Barbier III, 768. Raphael, An Oak Spring Pomona, 45. 13x22 cm. Blauer Pappband der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und goldenem Rückentitel. Kanten berieben, vorderes Gelenk etwas gelockert. Papier nahezu fleckenfrei. Die schönen Punzenstich-Tafeln, gestochen von Maradan zeigen Früchte und Nüsse darunter Johannisbeere, Erdbeere, Himbeere, Haselnuss, Pistazie / With 24 engraved plates. First edition. Contemporary blue boards with red backlabel, gilted lines on spine, gilted letters on label. Cover rubbed at edges, front hinge slightly loosened. Paper almost free of tears or foxing. The nice stipple-engraved plates made by Maradan showing fruits and nuts as for example strawberry, raspberry, hazelnut, pistachio. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftl. Antiquariat Th. Haker e.K]
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        A Letter to W. Manning, Esq. M.P. on the Proposition Submitted to the Consideration of Government, for taking the Duties on Muscovado Sugar ad valorem

      Printed by S. & C. McDowall. [1807]. First Edition, [ii],46pp., title and last leaf a little dusty, recent marbled boards, morocco label to spine. "The quality of sugar formed no just basis for taxation. Such a system was inexpedient because it would encourage the production of low-grade product, particularly in the newly conquered colonies which were capable of supplying an almost unlimited quantity of the superior article. It would be impossible to grade sugars properly into the several classes according to which they would be taxed in the proposal under consideration. There would be much fraud to secure the benefit of low rates. Completely side-steps the great fact that it was not equitable to exact the same duty as formerly when sugar had declined to one-third of its one-time value."â&#128;&#148;Ragatz, p.281. Copac locates the Bodleian copy only; OCLC adds NHL & INU. Goldsmiths&#39;-Kress no. 19403.3; Sabin,102848;

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        Fox Hunting. La Chasse au Renard

      Edward Orme, London 1807 - A fine image from 'Orme's Collection of British Field Sports': "the finest and most important sporting book of the last two centuries" (Schwerdt) Samuel Howitt, "genius, artist, sportsman", concentrated his considerable artistic talents on picturing scenes of horse-racing and hunting in all its aspects. Born in Nottinghamshire, England, Howitt was largely self-taught ,"although he must have been helped by his companions George Morland, Rowlandson and John Raphael Smith. Howitt's watercolours of hunting, shooting and racing have delightful spontaneity. An enthusiastic sportsman himself, he had sufficient family money to paint at first only for his own and his friends' pleasure. However, this fortune was quickly dissipated and Howitt moved to London. [He made a living], partly by etching at which he was extremely skilled. As an artist he was prolific. more than 150 of his designs were published in The Sporting Magazine. He illustrated Beckford's Thoughts on Hunting, and other books, including Orme's Collection of British Field Sports . The light touch of his pen, the delicacy of his brushwork and his experience of field sports ensured all that he drew was animated and accurate." (Charles Lane British Racing Prints pp.132-133). Cf. Abbey Scenery 14; Lane British Sporting Prints p.133; Mellon British Sporting and Animal Drawings p.106; Siltzer p.164; cf. Schwerdt II, p.53; Siltzer p.164; cf.Tooley 273. Aquatint engraving, coloured by hand, by Thomas Vivares and Henri Merke. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The American Aloe

      London 1807 - The most strikingly beautiful flower plates ever to be printed in England. The present plate was issued as a substitute for an earlier plate titled The Aloe by Thornton ".as the plant shown is not an aloe but an agave [Agave Americana L.]. Aloes are natives of the Old World, their native home being Africa: agaves, though similar in appearance, are inhabitants of the New World. Neither is found wild in the other's territory. Thornton realized his mistake, or had it pointed out to him, [and the present plate was published]. Agaves are, however, familiar under another name as they are the well-known `Century Plants' which are supposed to live a hundred years before flowering, the whole plant dying when the flower-spike decays. In fact, they have been known to flower as early as seven years of age and seldom take longer than twenty-five years. When they flower in glasshouses in the colder countries they present a problem as the flower-spike may rise to thirty feet or more, making it necessary to take out a pane of the roof glass to let the inflorescence rise into the open air. Agave Americana. is often used for making hedges in warmer climates and a variegated form is also much grown as a specimen plant in such countries." (Ronald King, The Temple of Flora by Robert Thornton, 1981, p.70). 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 is easy to raise one's eyebrows at Thornton's unworldly and injudicious approach to publishing. But he 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 aquatint and line engraving by Medland.

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        Schriftsteller, Zeichner, Komponist (1807-1876): Eigenh. Manuskript des Gedichts "Schwanensang" mit U. ("Pocci") am Kopf. Gr.-8°. 1 S. (Titel u. 5 Strophen zu je 4 Zeilen).

      . . " 'Schwanensang' [Ãœberschrift ist unterstrichen] // Dir weih' ich meinen Schwanensang, / Du seist das letzte Lied, / Das mir aus meinem Herzen drang, / Wenn ich vom Leben schied. // Ich hab' geliebt, ich hab' gelebt, / Was war's, das ich errang? / Ich hab' geschafft und hab' gestrebt, / Was war's, das mir gelang? // [...]" - Es folgen drei weitere Strophen.

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        Dezen Boek is toebehoorende aen my: Carolus Lauwagie. Gebortig tot Lombarzyde en woonadlig in de Schoole tot Clachem den 6n. Juny 1807. - [Manuskript eines niederländischen Schülers von 1807]. -

      (1807),. 107 (3) Seiten, Pergamentumschlag mit einer Handschrift des 13. [?] Jahrhunderts, Fadenheftung, 18,5 x 16 cm. Französisch-Ãœbungsheft des niederländischen Schülers Carolus Lauwagie mit reich geschmücktem farbigem Titel. Dem Titelblatt folgen einige Seiten in niederländischer Sprache. Der Hauptteil der Aufzeichnungen sind individualisierte Abschriften von Musterbriefen in französischer Sprache. - Die Aufzeichnungen sind eingeheftet in einen Pergamentumschlag mit handgeschriebenem Text - mutmaßlich des 13. Jahrhunderts. Der Text entstammt dem Sermo LXVII (de Ieiunio II.) des Augustinus von Hippo und ist auf der hinteren Umschlagseite rubriziert und mit einem Schmuckinitial in grüner Farbe geschmückt. - Insgesamt etwas fleckig und deutlich eselsohrig; zum Teil mit Kindergraffiti in zartem Bleistift. Sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar..

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        Recueil de Reglemens pour le Pays d'entre Meuse et Rhin, et Rhin et Moselle / Sammlung der Verordnungen für die Länder zwischen Maas und Rhein, und Rhein und Mosel 1807

      Andre Crass / Andreas Graß, Mayence / Mainz 1807. Publies par le Commissaire du Gouvernement. Ordre Administratif / Bekannt gemacht von dem Regierungs-Kommissär. Verwaltungsordnung. De l'an 7 de la Republique Francaise. Im 7. Jahr der Fränkischen Republik. Suite du reglement sur Ordre Judiciare en police simple, police corrictionelle et matiere criminelle. Suite du Reglement sur la Regie Nationale des Domaines. Table pour convertir les sols et deniers de la livre numeraire en decimes et centimes de la meme livre / Tabelle zum Reduciren des Geld-Livres in Decime und Centimes des nämlichen Livres. ca. 700 S. Französisch / Deutsch. Deutscher Teil in Fraktur. Mit zahlreichen handschr. Ergänzungen und Signaturen von Rudler (Commissaire du Gouvernement), Le Bas (Secetaire Generale), Bouget (President) u.a. Einband und Rücken berieben, bestoßen, angeschmutzt, angebräunt, Rücken gering beschädigt, Schnitt angebräunt, angeschmutzt, Seiten gering angebräunt, etwas lichtrandig, angeschmutzt, unbeschädigt, kein Textverlust, Buchsteg etwas angebrochen, Vorsätze angeschmutzt, Besitzervermerk auf Vorderdeckelinnenseite, zufriedenstellender bis guter Zustand. Erstausgabe. ca. 1100 gr. Kein Schutzumschlag Halbleder gr.8°. Zufriedenstellend

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        A COLLECTION OF THE MOST FAVORITE COMIC SONGS, sung at the Theatres Royal and Public Meetings by Messrs Johnstone, Emery, Fawcett, Munden &c.

      London, published and sold by C. Wheatstone, no date, circa 1807.sung at the Theatres Royal and Public Meetings by Messrs Johnstone, Emery, Fawcett, Munden &c. circa 1807. 8vo, 210 x 145 mm, 8¼ x 5¾ inches, pages: (3), 2 - 60, quarter modern calf, maroon label with gilt lettering between raised bands, old marbled boards. Pages lightly browned, small red ink mark in 1 inner margin, tiny hole in 1 page with loss of 1 letter, otherwise a good copy. A very scarce collection of comic songs, only 1 copy located in the major U.K. libraries, held by Oxford, no copy in the British Library which has a later 3 volume edition with different singers listed on the title page. Our collection consists of 29 songs for voice and piano, printed on 2 staves, with an index of titles. They are a very mixed bunch. At least 4 have an Irish flavour (Murphy Delany, Sprig of Shillelah, The Boys of Kilkenny, Paddy McShane's Seven Ages etc), some are patriotic (The Calender of British Victory, The Corsican Fairy - Napoleon), one is anti - semitic (The Doctrine of an Israelite - about a cheating pedlar), one is naval (Blue Peter at the Mast Head Flew). Some are comically amorous, one man sings of his mistress the bottle, another steals a nun away from the convent. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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      WEIMAR, im Verlage des Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, 1805-1806-1807. - Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte e carta decorata al dorso, autore e titolo in oro su tassello arancione, greche e fregi in oro agli scomparti. Al contropiatto anteriore, ex-libris noveventesco del Prof. Ekbach, nonché timbro di allocazione in una biblioteca. I parte: frontespizio con titolo e, al verso, timbro della VI-58 pagine numerate (a pag. 44 sono state inserite 4 piccole pagine di altro testo biografico dell'autore), XIX tavole fuori testo incise al tratto o al tratteggio, numerate XIV perché alcune, quelle al tratto, con doppia numerazione, diverse tavole con acquarellature ai grossi vasi sanguigni o al sistema venoso e arterioso rappresentano l'anatomia cranio-facciale . II parte: VI pagine numerate compreso l frontespizio, 76 pagine numerate, XIX tavole fuori testo incise ed acquarellate nei vasi sanguigni e nel sistema venoso e arterioso, di cui 8 ripiegate a doppia pagina longitudinalmente rappresentano l'anatomia ascellare, il braccio e l'interno della cassa toracica. III Parte: Vi pagine numerate compreso il frontespizio, 68 pagine numerate, XXII tavole fuori testo, alcune parzialmente ripiegate, incise e prevalentemente acquarellate ai vasi sanguigni e al sistema venoso e arterioso rappresentano l'anatomia della zona pelvica e quella degli arti inferiori. In totale 60 tavole fuori testo. Prima edizione di un'opera rara, rigorosa scientificamente e di notevole imponenza tipografica per il bell'apparato figurativo. L'autore fu un celebre anatomista tedesco, in epoca giovanile appassionato di speologia tanto che diedero il suo nome a una grotta e all'ursus spelaeus. Come anatomista ebbe grande rilievo, di lui prendono il nome tre strutture anatomiche: La fossa di Rosenmüller o recesso naso-faringeo laterale, La ghiandola di Rosenmüller, la porzione palpebrale della ghiandola lacrimale, l'Organo di Rosenmüller o epooforon. Entrato all'Università di Lipsia nel 1786, ne ricevette il grado di Magister nel 1792. Successivamente studiò a Erlangen e nel 1794 fu nominato Prosector dell'istituto anatomico di Lipsia. Conseguì il dottorato nel 1797, e dal 1802 fino alla sua morte fu attivo come professore di anatomia e chirurgia. Dal 1804 al 1809 ha anche ricoperto la carica di Physicus all'università. Esemplare in discrete condizioni, alcune diffuse fioriture per quanto lievi, alcune carte lievemente ossidate, più marcatamente poche di esse, lievi abrasioni al dorso e al piatto posteriore della legatura. Complessivamente ancora un buon esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London, printed by C. Roworth, and sold by T. Egerton, 1810.FIRST EDITION, 1810. 4to, 280 x 210 mm, 11 x 8¼ inches, 7 battle plans (1 folding) and 1 large folding map, all partly hand coloured, pages: xxix, (1) errata, 1 - 276, no half - title, bound in full contemporary calf, decorative gilt border to covers, rebacked at some time with gilt bands and rules, original gilt lettered morocco label laid on, marbled endpapers and edges. Covers slightly marked and rubbed, edges and corners worn, boards showing at tips, label slightly chipped, armorial bookplate on front pastedown, slight offsetting from first battle plan on to final page of text, contents otherwise clean and bright, small closed tear to edge of folding map, repaired, binding tight and firm. A very good clean copy. Sir Robert Thomas Wilson (1777 ? 1849) was a British general and politician who served in Egypt, Prussia, and was attached to the Imperial Russian Army as British liaison officer. He sat as the Liberal MP for Southwark from 1818 to 1831. He served as the Lieutenant Governor of Ceylon and later as the Governor of Gibraltar from 1842 until his death in 1849. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Gardener's and Botanist's Dictionary Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, and Flower Garden, and Nursery of Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture of Managing Vineyards ( 4 Volumes )

      Printed for F. C. & J. Rivington, London 1807 - Complete in 4 volumes. Books measure 17 x 11 inches. Unpaginated, but pages complete, 19 full page engraved plates, possible lacking frontis? Each volume has been professionally rebacked in buckram, retaining the original leather boards. Some wear on edges, rippling on buckarm, ''Board of Agriculture 1808'' stamped in gilt on top boards. Bindings in good clean sturdy condition. Internally, some occasional spotting, heavy in a few places. Pages in good condition throughout. A good clean solis set. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

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        Travels in Scotlandby an unusual route:with a trip to the Orkneys and Hebrides etc. etc.

      J. Johnson, London 1807 - "2 volumes bound in 1. Tall 8vo. Pp, v, 1-323, (2); 324-622, (30, index & errata). 2 frontispieces and 27 engraved plates - as called for. Lacking the map. Full diced calf, professionally respined. Wear to edges of boards and corners. Some scattered spotting in the text and marginal water staining to a few of the plates. A decent copy (apart from the missing map). From the library of Tarradale House with bookplate to front paste-down endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage de découvertes dans la partie septentrionale de l&#39;ocean Pacifique...pendant les années 1795, 1796, 1797 et 1798

      Paris: Dentu, 1807. Two volumes, octavo, with seven folding maps and views, very good in contemporary polished calf. First French edition of an important late-eighteenth century voyage to Nootka via New South Wales, the Pacific and Hawaii, in a handsome French binding of the period. Captain William Robert Broughton (1763-1821) served as a midshipman in the American Revolutionary War before joining Vancouver&#39;s exploration of the Pacific and northwest coast. Broughton first commanded the Chatham during his service under Vancouver, followed by the Providence (formerly used by Bligh on his second and successful breadfruit voyage). In early 1795 Broughton departed from England in the Providence, with the intention of joining Vancouver in Nootka Sound. The rendezvous did not eventuate, and Broughton experienced a cool reception from the Spanish upon his arrival in Monterey. Nonetheless, the voyage to Nootka was made by way of Rio de Janeiro, Australia, Tahiti and the Hawaiian Islands. His stop in Australia in August 1795 included a week at Port Stephens where he found four white men whom he described as &#39;miserable half-starved objects, depending on the hospitality of the natives…&#39;. This narrative also includes a description of a short sojourn at Port Jackson. Broughton spent the following years surveying the coasts of Asia and the islands of Japan and produced important maps of Japan, Korea and Formosa (during which time the Providence was wrecked). This edition includes fine folding maps of Japan, Korea and Taiwan. This French version was based on the 1804 London quarto edition with an additional short supplementary voyage account (Voyage de Laxmann à Matmaï). Forbes notes two states of the title without assigning priority.

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        LITTLE TRUTHS, for the instruction of children. Volumes I and II.

      London, Darton and Harvey, Gracechurch Street,1807.2 volumes, complete set, bound in 1, early reprint 1807, 12mo, 160 x 100 mm, 6¼ x 3¾ inches, pages: 48; 48, LACKING 1 LEAF FROM VOLUME II, PAGES 19 / 20. Title page vignette to Volume I shows 2 children helping a ragged old man, charming title vignette in Volume II shows little boy seated on barrel reading to a fisherman mending his nets, 18 further illustrations in Volume I and 12 in Volume II, probably engraved by William Darton, each just under half page. These show: farming, animals, owls, birds, sheep shearing, a little boy playing with fire, a pelican feeding its young, Sir Walter Raleigh smoking and being doused with water by his servant, a rattlesnake after a hare, children inspecting ants, a shipwreck, labourers working in the fields etc. Topics covered include: farming and brewing, manufacture of paper and cloth, the risks of playing with fire, the dangers of tobacco particularly for the young, natives of South Sea Islands and skin colour, the evils of importing slaves in ships to the Caribbean, their treatment on the plantations and the recent abolition of the practice by the English, the wickedness of gypsies, their origin and tricks, snakes, ants, the sea, ships and shipwrecks, eagles. Nicely rebound in 1 volume, modern half black morocco over marbled boards, gilt dividing lines, gilt lettered spine, raised bands with gilt rules and gilt leaf motif between, marbled endpapers. Neat name dated 1814 at top of first title page, pale browning opposite some engravings, small piece missing from top corner of engraving on page 3, Volume II, just touching image, occasional light browning to margins. A very good copy, lacking 1 leaf as noted. Quite scarce, Volume I first published in 1787 under the title "Little Truths better than great fables". Volume II which was first published in 1788 was expanded in 1800 to include references in the slavery section to the poetry of Phyllis Wheatley and the letters of Ignatius Sancho, probably the earliest mention of these black writers in a children's book. Osborne Volume II page 703 (1802); Oppenheimer catalogue No.1611 (edition of 1818, Volume I only); National Book League No.535 (edition of 1816, Volume I only). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        An Account of Ophthalmia which has appeared in England since the return of the British Army from Egypt

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1807. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. First Edition. 8vo., pp. [frontis] + [iii]-viii + 141-[142] + [2] ads; later rebound in patterned paper boards; new endpapers; frontispiece and title leaf dampstains extending from gutter; still a good, sound copy. First edition. Illustrated with frontispiece lithograph of diseased eyes with contemporary hand-coloring. A description of trachoma, never before witnessed in England, but previously noted by Greek and Arabian writers. Vetch gives a history of an outbreak of the disease observed in the British army, including symptoms and details of various treatments, mostly ineffective. Vetch was the first to show that the "means of infection is exclusively through transmission of exudate from a diseased to a healthy eye." Appendix No. 1 gives details on the time and duration of attacks of pain from the disease as observed in individual patients. Vetch (1783-1835) studied at Edinburgh and served for many years as a physician in the army, where he dedicated most of his time in the study and treatment of trachoma. An uncommon book, especially in trade. WorldCat locates 23 copies. Source Book of Ophthalmology 2375; Becker Catalog 388.1. Hard Cover.

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        A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts

      London: Joseph Johnson, 1807. . Two volumes. First edition. 4to. xxvi, 796; xiv, 738 pp. Recent brown full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered red labels, all edges speckled, an ex-library set, though this is barely evident with the markings discreetly and almost entirely removed, one set of markings remaining partially visible on the verso of the title page of volume I and some of the places where stamps have been removed with consequent thinning of the paper which has been neatly and almost imperceptibly reinforced on the versos. Volume I with 43 plates, including two plates with fine original hand colouring illustrating light theory, volume II with a further 15 plates. An attractive set. Something of a scientific polymath, Thomas Young (1773-1829) was appointed Professor of Natural Philosophy at the Royal Institution while still in his twenties. The lectures he gave during the course form the basis of this work and cover a wide range of subjects: Volume I - mechanics (including motion, forces, architecture, etc.), hydrodynamics (hydraulics, pneumatics, sound, optics etc.) and physics (astronomy, geography, electricity and earth sciences); volume II - mathematics, mechanics and hydrodynamics plus a further 10 miscellaneous papers on various scientific subjects. It is for his study of light, optics and chromatics that Young is best known and many of the papers enclosed touch on differing aspects of these related scientific branches. The two coloured plates further highlight his specific interests.& The second volume also includes a comprehensive catalogue of works on science, each reference with a note as to whether the works were to be found in the libraries of the Royal Institution, the British Museum, the Royal Society or that of its then president, Joseph Banks.& All told, a magnificent work with an encyclopaedic scope.

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        Schimmel auf der Koppel stehend nach links.

      . Aquarell und Feder in Schwarz, auf cremefarbenem Velin, verso signiert "Albrecht Adam". 20,2:23,2 cm. Verso an den Rändern Reste einer alten Verklebung.. Nach Anfängen als Konditor ging Adam 1807 nach München, um sich als Maler ausbilden zu lassen. Er wurde durch J.G. vopn Dillis (1759-1841) gefördert und avancierte zum Hofmaler Eugen Beauharnais', dem Vizekönig von Italien und späteren Herzog von Leuchtenberg. 1809 war er am Feldzug gegen Österreich beteiligt und 1812 im Gefolge des Vizekönigs an jenem gegen Rußland. 1815 wählte Adam München zu seinem festen Wohnsitz. 1848/49 nahm er in Begleitung Radetzkys am Felszug gegen Sardinien teil. Wegen seiner qualitätvollen Pferdedarstellungen, Reiterbildnisse und Schlachtenbilder wurde er mit Aufträgen überhäuft. Nicht nur Maximilian I. Joseph und Ludwig I., waren seine Auftraggeber, sondern auch andere deutsche Landesherren und der Kaiser von Österreich, Franz Joseph. Adam gehört neben P. von Hess (1792-1871) ) und W. von Kobell (1766-1855) zu den bedeutendsten Schlachten- und Pferdemalern der 1. Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Er war der Stammvater einer Malerdynastie, die bis in die dritte Generation beachtliche Talente hervorbrachte. (Zit. aus: Münchner Maler im 19. Jahrhundert. 5 Bände. München, Bruckmann, 1981, Bd. 1, S. 9).

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        The Free-Mason's Vocal Assistant, and Register of the Lodges of Masons in South-Carolina and Georgia

      Brother F.F. Negrin, Charleston 1807 - Contemporary sheep, flat spine divided by gilt rules, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment Provenance: Benjamin Donaldson (early signature on title and ink cross outs of previous owner's inscriptions) An early southern songster and interesting Masonic item. This scarce Charleston imprint contains ninety-one Masonic songs in English and forty-eight Masonic songs in French, all of which are substantially indexed. In some cases melodies are provided. Following the numerous loyalty songs and odes is a complete list of the rules and regulations for the associated lodges of South Carolina. Of all known copies, only one, at the Massachusetts Grand Lodge in Boston, retains the usually missing sheet music. Similar Masonic tracts are quite scarce, even more so when relating to southern lodges. Sabin 87840; De Renne I, p. 379; Lowen 336; Shaw & Shoemaker 12620; Wolfe, Secular Music 2863; Walgren, Freemasonry 959; Turnbull I:434. 12mo. (6 7/8 x 4 1/8 inches). [8], [13]-121, 158-255, [1] pp. (errors in pagination as issued). Lacks engraved music (as usual, likely not issued with all copies). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed to his father including a full list of goods sent to Botany Bay on board the &#39;Rose&#39;

      London: 17 September, 1807. Sheet of laid paper, 232 x 370 mm., folded in half and folded to letter-size, a little torn at the original red wax seal, English postmark for 18 September 1807; some browning, but in very good condition and written in a neat professional hand. Fiddling the books to Botany Bay, and sly grog in Tasmania. An important letter offering a very rare account of the goods carried to Botany Bay by the Sydney traders at the height of Governor Bligh&#39;s rule: this manifest for the trading vessel Rose provides background to the heated events of the so-called Rum Rebellion, not least because apparent fiddling of the books regarding the cargo of beer and spirits resulted in an investigation by Joseph Foveaux, who found that the crew of the Rose had distributed vast quantities of illicit alcohol among the new settlers on the Derwent. The letter is sent by C.C. Watson to his father William Watson of Warrenhouse in Belford, Northumberland. The two men were heavily involved in trading to Sydney, either working for the famous Sydney trading family the Campbells, or perhaps part-owning the Rose in conjunction with them (the Watsons also had an interest in at least one other vessel, the Spring Grove, as mentioned in this letter). Watson here gives an important snapshot of the trade and particularly of their grand plans: &#39;Our vessel the Rose sailed the other day from Portsmouth for Botany Bay, and that you may have an idea of what we send to that Colony, I annex you the particulars of her cargo. She is the first ship that has had the honor to be introduced as a regular trader between that Place and this. She certainly is without exception the finest vessel that has sailed out of this Port for a length of time. We expect she will make the voyage outwards in less than four months, which is a remarkable quick Passage.&#39; The Rose, captain Penson, did arrive in Sydney on 15 April 1808, a few months after Governor Bligh had been deposed. As a result, the detailed manifest of goods being sent to Botany Bay (reproduced opposite) is of great interest. The list includes, for instance, £1330.1.5 worth of printed cottons and over £666 worth of &#39;Glass and Earthenware&#39;. There are enormous amounts of soap, clothing including petticoats and boots, an intriguing entry for a substantial amount of &#39;painters colours&#39;, as well as anchors, lead shot, crucibles, ribbons, candles, confectionery, medicines and stationery. Significantly, the Rose also carried over a thousand pounds sterling worth of &#39;Porter and Ale&#39; and - the single largest consignment - £1936.3.3 of &#39;Wine & Spirits&#39;. Indeed, these consignments meant that the Rose was immediately embroiled in the saga of the mutiny against Bligh, as Lieutenant-Colonel Foveaux launched an investigation into reports that the Rose had travelled &#39;without producing a license from the East India Company&#39;, and, equally seriously, that the vessel was reported to have left England with more than eight thousand gallons of spirits, but reported landing only a little more than two thousand. The resulting feud between the acting government and the new ship&#39;s captain Richard Brooks escalated into open hostility, and the ship was impounded. More, Bligh himself was incensed that Foveaux planned to send the junior officer James Symons to England on the vessel&#39;s return voyage, and wrote imperiously to Foveaux declining to give his consent to allow someone &#39;deeply implicated in mutiny and other offences&#39; to sail (see Historical Records of New South Wales, vol. VI, pp. 742-753). Captain Brooks finally managed to sail on 15 September 1808.

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        Some Account of New Zealand; particularly the Bay of Islands , and surrounding country; with a description of the Religion and Government, Language, Arts, Manufactures, Manners and Customs of the Natives, &c &c

      London: J. Murray, 1807. Octavo, with a frontispiece and two plates (one hand-coloured); occasional foxing, title-page mildly browned and a little marked, paper repair to lower margin of one leaf, overall a very good copy in nineteenth-century quarter roan with marbled boards, spine label and endpapers renewed. The first book solely devoted to New Zealand. Very scarce in any form, this is an example of the rare, preferred issue with the "tiki" plate coloured. Although New Zealand had been visited by Cook, the French navigator Marion du Fresne, William Bligh and dozens of sealers, timber gatherers and whalers, it was John Savage, a surgeon who arrived in New South Wales in 1803 (and who introduced vaccination to the colony), who would write the first account. Savage travelled to New Zealand in 1805 as surgeon on a returning convict ship: they spent two months in the Bay of Islands (his book includes sailing directions into the Bay of Islands) and returned to England in 1806. In the manner of other early visitors to the Pacific Savage took back a "specimen" - a Maori named Moehanga (Moyhanger), the first New Zealander to visit England. Much of Savage&#39;s text is devoted to Moehanga both on the voyage back to England and their stay in London: &#39;The coach gave him great satisfaction. I asked him how he liked our present situation: he replied, Piannah wurrie nuenue yaieda - Very good house, it walks very fast&hellip; Noise or scolding he very much disliked&hellip;&#39;. The first illustrations of New Zealand published in Cook&#39;s official accounts of his explorations in the Pacific had been drawn primarily from a scientific perspective. Between the British and French wave of eighteenth-century exploration and the post-1816 publications of the Missionary societies, there were only a handful of images published. John Savage himself drew the three illustrations that were prepared as lithographs for his book. These include "A New Zealand deity" or "tiki" which in this copy is found coloured in green. According to Hocken only a few copies contain this handcoloured version of the plate. Savage&#39;s rare and important book gives a remarkably interesting first-hand account of the language, manners, arts, government and customs of New Zealand before white settlement. From the collection of Robert Edwards.

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        Voyage dans L'interiur de la Hollande. 3 voll.

      Lait dans les annees 1807-1812. Avec Figures. Amsterdam by E.Maaskamp.1812(?)With 20 coll.engr.plts of Dutch costumes and 37 aquatinte plts.of dutch city's and monuments.216pp-299pp-399pp.18x12 cm.

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        Übersicht über die bey Vertheilung der Städt. Augsburgl. Gemeinde Gründen zu allgemeinen Zwecken vorbehaltenen Plätzen. Nach dem darüber erhobenen Protocoll dd° 10. Augs 1807. Gezeichnete schematische Karte.

      Augsburg. 1807. Teilaquarellierte Handzeichnung mit Titel, tabellarischer Legende und einzelnen Beschriftungen in Tusche. Großformatiges Blatt, wahrscheinlich ein Unikat, rechts unten unleserlich signiert/monogrammiert von einem "Lieut. du Genie" (Pionierleutnant). Blattgröße: ca. 72 x 48 cm, unter Schrägschnitt-Passepartout (ca. 95 x 74 cm).. Historisches Dokument zur kommunalen Neuordnung der Stadt Augsburg unter bayerischer Verwaltung, kurz nach der Mediatisierung der Reichsstadt. - Gut erhaltenes Blatt. Abriss des oberen rechten Ecks (Randlänge je ca. 6 cm, horizontal u. vertikal) durch Hinterlegung mit altem Büttenpapier repariert, wenig Textverlust in der Legende.

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        LA CORBEILLE DE FLEURS, ouvrage de botanique et de litterature, orne de vingt - quatre planches coloriees, et de douze Romances graves avec accompagnement de piano, destine aux jeunes demoiselles.

      Paris, chez Perlet, 1807.2 works in 1 volume. LA CORBEILLE DE FLEURS: FIRST EDITION 1807, French text, 8vo, approximately 205 x 115 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, 12 folding leaves of engraved music, 24 fine plates printed in colours and finished by hand, after drawings by J.G. Pretre and his daughter Mlle Josephine Pretre, pages: viii, 384. Bound with LE PANIER DE FRUITS, ou descriptions botaniques et notices historiques des principaux fruits cultives en France; suivies de differens morceaux de litterature et de morale; ouvrage orne de vingt - quatre planches coloriees; destine aux jeunes gens. Imprint as above, 1807. FIRST EDITION, French text, 24 fine plates, printed in colours and finished by hand, after the Pretres, pages: viii, 384, bound in contemporary mottled sheep, narrow gilt floral border to covers, gilt decoration to spine, 2 gilt lettered red morocco labels, edges and endpapers marbled. A few hair - line surface cracks to spine, small bump to upper corner of lower cover, small oval ink stamp removed from blank area of first title page, now neatly patched, a total of 8 further ink stamps of E. Tessier throughout the 2 works, large blank piece torn off lower corner of page 77 / 78 (first work), pale brown stain to lower margin of pages 267 - 270 (first work), lower blank margin torn off final page of second work. A very good clean set. This is the Plesch copy with the gilt red leather bookplate of the collection of Arpad Plesch on the front pastedown, see Sotheby's Catalogue of the Stiftung fur Botanik, Part II, 532. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Traité de Topographie, d&#39;arpentage et de nivellement ... [and] Supplément au second livre du Traité de Topographie

      Paris: Chez Courcier, 1807-, 1810. Quarto, two works bound in one, in total seven folding plates and one folding table, some pages age-toned but overall very good, neatly bound in modern quarter calf, Ingleton bookplate and manuscript note. A fine volume containing rare first editions of two French works of surveying, said on good authority to be from Phillip Parker King&#39;s library. Present here are both Puissant&#39;s original Traité of 1807, and the rarer supplement from 1810. Louis Puissant (1768-1843), was born in the Champagne region of France, and learnt geometry as part of his early training as a land-surveyor. First employed in the French war department in 1790, his ability meant that he worked in difficult regions like the Pyrenees and the island of Elba. Early in his career he wrote and published a book on the subject of the shape of the earth, and from 1809 directed the École de Géographes in Paris. He is best remembered for his invention of a new map projection of France, which was produced with considerable detail, using spherical trigonometry, truncated power series and differential geometry. The belief that this is Phillip Parker&#39;s King&#39;s copy is derived from a note in the hand of the important Australiana collector, Geoffrey C. Ingleton explaining how he bought this work "from a descendant of Phillip Parker King, who owned this book." Given King&#39;s renown as a naval officer and hydrographer, his ownership of Puissant&#39;s significant study is eminently possible, and certainly the date of its publication tailors neatly with the details of his early career. King, family tradition attests, had been encouraged to pursue a career in hydrography by Matthew Flinders. King had first met Flinders as a child, but the two were reaquainted in 1810, shortly after Flinders return from imprisonment under the French. In turn, in 1811 Flinders introduced him to Sir Joseph Banks. Of course, King&#39;s own survey of parts of the Australian coast began in 1817. Ingleton&#39;s note also comments that he had the book rebound in 1980. Nonetheless, no copy of either of these important works is recorded on the Libraries Australia Gateway. A second enlarged edition was produced in 1820.

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        Tratado de la Iglesia de Jesucristo, ó historia eclesiástica.

      Madrid, Imprenta de D. Benito García y Compañía, 1806-1807. - 13 vols. 21x14,5 cm.: I: Frontis + retrato. L-422 pp.; II: XVI-396 pp.; III: XVIII-440 pp.; IV: X-243 pp.; V: XVIII-422 pp.; VI: XX-445 pp.; VII: XIV-451 pp.; VIII: XIV-481 pp.; IX: XIV-504 pp.; X: XIV-524 pp.; XI: XIV-460 pp.; XII: VIII-388 pp.; XIII: Índices, sumario cronológico y alfabético. 3 hojas, 304 pp., 143 hojas. Bellísima encuadernación en plena piel mosaicada y compartimentada con doble rectángulo y orla dorada, lomo liso con doble tejuelo rojo y verde, ruedas doradas. Cortes dorados y guardas de papel marmolizado, cintas de señalización en seda. Magnífico ejemplar. EJEMPLAR DE ALTA BIBLIOFILIA por su lujosa encuadernación. La obra formó parte, por su cuidada encuadernación, de la "Exposición de Encuadernaciones y Libros ilustrados españoles" que se celebró en Barcelona en diciembre de 1943 y enero 1944, según atestigua una bella estampa incorporada en el tomo I. Interior en muy buen estado. Edición original de esta magnífica obra sobre la historia de la Iglesia católica hasta finales del siglo XVIII. Se trata de la segunda edición, corregida y mejorada respecto a la primera, que se publicó entre 1793 y 1803. Félix Amat (1750-1824), filósofo, teólogo y lexicógrafo, fue arzobispo de Palmira y confesor de Carlos IV. Trabajó en un Diccionario catalán-castellano-latín, además de otras varias obras religiosas y políticas. El tomo I incluye un bello grabado del autor. Palau 10.846

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        Nouvelle-Hollande: Terre de Witt ... Terre de Diémen du nord... [Plate VII from:] Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes

      Paris, 1807. Single sheet, 353 x 260 mm., wove paper, hand-coloured engraving, very good. Coastal views of Northwestern Australia. A charming set of coastal views on the western and northern coast of Australia after the original sketches by Lesueur. The first two coastal views depict stretches of the Champagny archipelago (present-day Champagny and Heywood Islands), off the Kimberley coast in far northwest Australia (including what Phillip Parker King called the prominent "inverted basin" coastline of Île Freycinet itself). The important group in the middle of this plate show many views of islands in the Bonaparte archipelago, again in the Kimberley, while the last two are views of "Terre de Diemen du nord" (that is, in what is now Northern Territory waters). The names were chosen to honour French predecessors and patrons, such as Commerson (Bougainville&#39;s botanist), Jussieu (the French botanist), and Suffren (Comte Pierre André de Suffren de Saint Tropez; the decorated French admiral who, incidentally, captured Cook&#39;s old ship the Resolution in 1782). Many of the names given to these remote islands were retained, despite the later conflict between the British and the French regarding naming rights in Australia.

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