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        AN ACCOUNT OF EXPEDITIONS TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI, AND THROUGH THE WESTERN PARTS OF LOUISIANA, TO THE SOURCES OF THE ARKANSAW, KANS, LA PLATTE, AND PIERRE JAUN, RIVERS...DURING THE YEARS 1805, 1806, AND 1807. AND A TOUR THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NEW SPAIN...IN THE YEAR 1807

      Philadelphia, 1810. Frontispiece portrait. Contemporary tree calf, neatly rebacked in matching style, preserving the original label. Tears in folding tables expertly repaired, a few bottom corners trimmed close, light foxing. Very good. In a calf clamshell case, gilt leather label. Dewitt Clinton's copy, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Clinton was a U.S. Senator, thrice mayor of New York City, and served as governor of New York for eight years across two terms. He was active in the construction of the Erie Canal and other important infrastructure projects. The report of the first United States government expedition to the Southwest, and one of the most important of all American travel narratives, including an account of Pike's travels to explore the headwaters of the Arkansas and Red rivers, his earlier journey to explore the sources of the Mississippi River, and his visit to the Spanish settlements in New Mexico. Pike's narrative stands with those of Lewis and Clark, and Long, as the most important of early books on western exploration and as a cornerstone of Western Americana. The maps were the first to exhibit a geographic knowledge of the Southwest based on firsthand exploration and are considered "milestones in the mapping of the American West" (Wheat). "The description of Texas is excellent" - Streeter TEXAS. The Pike expedition probed at the Spanish borderlands, which Jefferson believed were ripe for collapse. Ultimately his expedition was captured by a Spanish military force and expelled from New Spain.

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        Picturesque Voyage to India

      1810 - DANIELL, Thomas and William. A Picturesque Voyage to India; by the Way of China. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, and William Daniell, by Thomas Davison, 1810. Folio (10-1/2 inches by 14 inches, with actual images measuring 7-1/2 inches by 5 inches), period-style full blue straight grain morocco with elaborately gilt decorated spine and boards, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges. $18,000.First edition of one of the finest and most popular hand-colored aquatint plate books of the 19th century, with 50 magnificent mounted hand-colored aquatints of views and inhabitants of China and India, with descriptive text.Originally issued in ten parts, “the aquatints of India by Thomas and William Daniell have been continuously popular ever since their publication between 1795 and 1810… A Picturesque Voyage consisted of 50 aquatints depicting the places visited by the artists on their various journeys to and from China and to India. Five views show their approach to Calcutta and the city itself. The publication of these aquatints had been a mammoth task. The two artists prepared almost all the plates themselves. [William Daniell came to be regarded as] one of the greatest aquatinters of the 19th century… The Daniells’ Indian aquatints soon made an impact on the British public and on British culture at a number of different levels” (Early Views of India, 223-225). “One of a series of books that are surely among the most beautiful things ever made” (IPEX Exhibition of English Colour Plate Books). Text watermarked 1808; Abbey’s copy, most likely a later issue, had a mix of 1808 and 1817. Abbey Travel 516. Tooley 173. Plates and text generally clean. A beautifully bound copy in near-fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Précis de la géographie universelle. ou description de toutes les parties du monde, sur un plan nouveau, d'après les grandes divisions naturelles du globe; précédée de l'histoire de la géographie chez les peuples anciens et modernes, et d'une théorie générale de la géographie mathématique, physique et politique.

      F. Buisson,, Paris, 1810 - 2 Atlasbände in 1 Band (ohne Textbände). Paris, F. Buisson, 1810 Kl.-folio. (4), (4), 11 (1) S. Mit 74 kol. Kupferkarten (davon 3 doppelblattgross). Pappband der Zeit. Die Karten mit Grenzkolorit. - Ohne die 8 Textbände. Mit Gebrauchspuren. Viele Tafeln mit Einrissen. Der Einband stärker beschädigt. Bindung gelockert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MÜNCHEN. "Ansicht von München, und des von dem Verfasser der theoretisch-practischen Wasserbaukunst, Ritter von Wiebeking, in der Isar erbauten Durchlaß Wehres". Gesamtansicht über Isar mit der 1815 erbauten steinernen Brücke.

      - Kupferstich von Bollinger aus Wiebeking, um 1810, 22 x 50 cm. Maillinger I,1684; Pfister II,38; Lentner 13704: "Sehr selten! Die Ansicht der Stadt ist außerordentlich fein u. sorgfältig ausgeführt". - Nur gering fleckig.

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        Historisch-geographisch politischer Versuch über Ostindien nebst der Schilderung von dessen Handel nach Le Goux de Flaix. Mit Noten, Anmerkungen und einer Vorrede von E. A. W. v. Z(immermann). 2 Bände.

      Leipzig, Heinrich Gräff, 1810. - 8°. VIII, 444 SS., 1 gefaltete Kupfertafel; IV, 436 SS. Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung und zwei geprägten Rückenschildern Fromm IV,14742 (anderer Verlag und mit nur 1 erschienen Band). Seltene, für den deutschen Markt bearbeitete Ausgabe des französischen Werkes "Essai historique, geographique et politique sur l'Indoustan". Zimmermann war der Herausgeber des "Taschenbuchs der Reisen". Hier fügt er eine Vorrede hinzu, in der er die Bedeutung Indiens für den europäischen Handel betont und insbesondere den Reichtum an Bodenschätzen hervorhebt. Einige Kapitel behandeln auch Tibet. Ferner äussert er sich zum französischen Autor Legoux, der selbst in Indien geboren sei und das Land aus eigener Anschaung kenne. Aus dem Inhalt: Gemälde des Handels von Hindustan - Innerer Handel, Gewichte, Maaße und Münzen - Ueber die noch zu benutzenden Produkte - Politische Blicke auf die europäischen Etablissements in Hindustan - Gemälde des Handels, Ausfuhr: Tücher, Indigos, Baumwolle, Pfeffer, Reis, Tabak, Seide, Opium, Salpeter, Teppiche, Gummi, Zucker etc. - Exemplar einer Adelsbibliothek, beide Titel verso mit grossem altem Wappen-Stempel. - Papierbedingt gebräunt oder etwas fleckig. Etwas berieben, aber insgesamt gut erhalten dekorativ gebunden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MÜNCHEN. "Ansicht der Königl: baierischen Haupt- und Residenz-Stadt München von der Süd-Seite". Gesamtansicht vom Giesinger Berg aus über die Isar.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie von Max Joseph Wagenbauer, um 1810, 28 x 40,5 cm. Maillinger I,1681; Lentner 1080; Slg. Proebst 105. - "Sehr fein ausgeführte Lithographie-Incunabel" (Lentner). - Im breiten unteren Rand geschlossener Einriß. Die äußerst rare Ansicht mit breitem Rand, zartem, sehr harmonischem Altkolorit in blau-grün Tönen und insgesamt guter Erhaltung.

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        MÜNCHEN. "Ansicht der Königl: baierischen Haupt- und Residenz-Stadt München". Gesamtansicht vom Giesinger Berg aus über die Isar.

      - Altkol. Lithographie von Max Joseph Wagenbauer, um 1810, 28 x 40 cm. Maillinger I, 1681; Lentner 1081; Vgl. Slg. Proebst 105. - "Sehr fein ausgeführte Lithographie-Incunabel" (Lentner). - Die äußerst rare Ansicht in guter Erhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A Short Narrative of the late campaign of the British army under the orders of the Right Honourable the Earl of Chatham. With preliminary remarks on the topography and channels of Zeeland

      London: James Ridgway, 1810. vii and 96 pages. Folding map of Zeeland, folding plan of the attack on Flushing. A good copy carefully disbound from a volume of pamphlets and contained in modern wrappers; some light browning throughout. (For other books about the Napoleonic Wars please search my stock using the keyword napoleonic.)This excellent account of the engineering operations at Walcheren was written by the commanding engineer of Hope's Division. John Squire went to the Peninsula in March 1810. His death at Truxillo on 19 May 1812 is recorded by John A Hall in the non-combat casualties appendix of his Biographical Dictionary of British Officers killed and wounded 1808-1814. Hall cites Squires' obituary in Gentleman's Magazine where he is recorded as having died 'of fever, occasioned by excessive exertion during the siege of Badajoz.'

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        Darstellung der Schlacht zwischen Österreichern und Franzosen am rechten Etschufer, "Bataille de Verona le 5. Avril 1799".

      - altkol. Kupferstich v. Steinlen n. Rugendas, um 1810, 38 x 51 Teuscher, Nr. 892. - Blick zum Schlachtfeld, im Hintergrund die Etsch.

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        [Text begins:] CANCION PATRIOTICA DE CARACAS

      Caracas, 1810. Worming in foremargin repaired. A very good copy. In the days immediately following the coup that deposed the Captain General and began the long process of independence, Andrés Bello, Venezuela's great poet, collaborated with Cayetano Carreño, "Maestro de Capilla" of the main church of Caracas cathedral, in the composing of several "patriotic songs." One of those early efforts became the national anthem of Venezuela. This is one that did not. It begins: "Caraqueños, otra época empieza: / De la gloria la senda se abrio." It was sung for the first time by Cayetano Carreño and six other voices on the night of April 23, 1810, three days after the coup, with the accompaniment of the military orchestra of the "Batallon Veterano." The performance took place below the balcony on which were assembled the members of the Supreme Junta. In addition to the historic collaboration of Bello and Carreño, this fabulous document has the distinction of having been printed by Venezuela's first press, that of Gallagher and Lamb, which arrived in Caracas in October 1808, and was almost certainly printed on April 24, the day after the hymn was first sung. This broadside seems to be completely unrecorded. It was unknown to imprint bibliographers Medina and Pedro Grases. Searches of NUC and OCLC fail to find any copy at all, as is the case when searching the OPACs of the national libraries of Venezuela, Colombia, Spain, France, and England. A stirring Revolutionary moment, by Venezuela's first great poet.

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        [Text begins:] PROCLAMA QUE HIZO DON FRANCISCO RIVAS Y GALINDO, JOVEN DE EDAD DE QUINCE AÑOS, HIJO DE DON VALENTIN RIVAS UNO DE LOS SS. VOCALES DE LA SUPREMA JUNTA GUBERNATIVA DE CARACAS, À LOS HABITANTES DE VENEZUELA

      Caracas, 1810. Minor worming in foremargin, repaired. A very good copy. A broadside of the greatest importance, announcing the overthrow of the viceregal government in northern South America and the establishment of a new junta. Young Rivas, son of one of the leaders of the first independent government in Venezuela, calls on all Venezuelans to unite behind the new authority, saying "the inhabitants of this city" have overthrown an illegitimate government, have established a "supreme authority," and are now breathing "the air of Independence." He points out the remaining provinces are the body of the new nation and that without them Caracas is merely a bodiless head. "Unite or die" is his plea, and by doing so, "[w]e will form a nation that will know how to maintain the honor of the Spanish people and that will make all others respect us." The revolt of April 1810 was one of a series which rippled across Latin America that spring and summer. The catalyst was the proclamation of the Spanish Cortes, sitting in exile in Cadiz while the Peninsular War dragged on, to establish a Regency in the name of Ferdinand VII, still a French captive while Napoleon's brother Joseph ruled Spain. While outwardly a liberal step, this was in fact a reassertion of Spanish authority in the New World, and alarming to those dreaming of independence. The commissioners arrived in Caracas on April 19, 1810 and delivered their news. The next day - the day this broadside was issued - the new junta disposed of the captain-general of Venezuela, Emparan, and sent him into exile. The Revolution had begun, although lip service was still paid of loyalty to Ferdinand VII. This broadside was printed on the first regularly established press in Venezuela, and is only the sixteenth item in Pedro Grases' chronological list of things printed in Venezuela. The accepted date for "the beginning" of printing in Venezuela is October 1808, with the arrival of the press of Gallagher and Lamb and the first publication of Andrés Bello's GAZETA DE CARACAS. Grases locates only the copies in the Public Record Office (London) and the Archivo de Indias (Seville). Searches of NUC and OCLC fail to find any copy at all. Further, no copies were found when searching the OPACs of the national libraries of Spain, Venezuela, Colombia, France, and England, nor was it known to Medina. A key document in the history of Latin American independence.

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        DRESDEN. "Vue de Dresde du coté de l'orient sur le chemin de Budißin". Gesamtansicht aus der Ferne, links die Elbe, im Vordergrund von drei Pferden gezogenes Fuhrwerk.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Friedrich Wizani nach Philipp Veith bei Heinrich Rittner, um 1810, 47,5 x 64,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXVI; S. 182/83 (Veith) und Bd. XXXVI, S. 158 (F. Wizani). - Die beiden Dresdner Künstler Philipp Veith (1768-1837) und Friedrich Wizani (1770-1835) schufen zusammen eine ganze Reihe der schönsten sächsischen Ansichten. Besonders die Werke für den Verleger Rittner "können als Veiths Hauptwerke bezeichnet werden" (Th.-B.). - Der Himmel gering verblaßt und im Ganzen leicht gebräunt. In großzügiger Wurzelholzrahmung.

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        Le Pont du Diable au St. Gotthard.

      s.d. 1810, - 27.5x19.2 cm, Aquatinte en couleurs, émargée, 1 feuille / 1 Blatt Encadrée (42x32 cm). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Appenzeller, Franz Hegi, Werkverzeichniss n° 255.

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        Gesamtans., von Osten, "Wezlar gegen Abend".

      - Aquatinta ( in Sepia ) v. H.(einrich) J.(oseph) Schütz n. C.(arl) Geibel, um 1810, 45 x 55,5 Thieme - Becker, Bd. XIII ( für Geibel) und Thieme - Becker, Bd. XXX ( für Schütz ). - Prächtige, großformatige Ansicht aus der Frühzeit der Aquatinta. - Der obere Rand wurde angerändert und restaurieret.

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        Gesamtans., von Westen, "Wezlar gegen Morgen".

      - Aquatinta ( in Sepia ) v. H.(einrich) J.(oseph) Schütz n. C.(arl) Geibel, um 1810, 45 x 55,5 Thieme - Becker, Bd. XIII ( für Geibel) und Thieme - Becker, Bd. XXX ( für Schütz ). - Prächtige, großformatige Ansicht aus der Frühzeit der Aquatinta. - Der obere Rand wurde angerändert und restaurieret.

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        LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF LOUISIANA: PASSED BY THE GOVERNOR AND JUDGES ASSEMBLED IN LEGISLATURE, IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER, 1810

      St. Louis, Louisiana Territory (i.e. Missouri): Printed by Joseph Charless, 1810.. 39,[1]pp. Expertly bound to style in period tree calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, morocco label. Very good. One of the earliest Missouri, and therefore Trans- Mississippi, imprints. Following the Louisiana Purchase, Louisiana Territory was divided into two districts, with the upper district becoming Missouri Territory in 1812. This work is a supplement and revision to the first Laws of Louisiana Territory, printed at St. Louis by Joseph Charless in 1808. Charless was the first printer in Missouri. An Irish emigré, he fled to Philadelphia and worked for Mathew Carey in Philadelphia before relocating to Louisville and thence to St. Louis in the summer of 1808. Upon his arrival, he was made the official printer to the territory. An exceedingly scarce item; Lathrop Harper, sold an example in 1941 for $450. Only a handful of copies listed in OCLC. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 20593. AII (MISSOURI) 4.

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        CONNECTICUT FROM THE BEST AUTHORITIES

      [New Haven. ca. 1810].. Map, 16 x 18½ inches. Outlined in period color, faded. Light dampstaining to lower left corner. Lightly and evenly toned. About very good. Matted. The earliest issue of Amos Doolittle's map of Connecticut intended for separate sale, not as part of an atlas or other book. The first issue of this map was engraved for Carey's American edition of GUTHRIE'S GEOGRAPHY IMPROVED (1795), and also appeared in Carey's AMERICAN ATLAS that same year. This version is slightly larger than the original state, and the attribution line indicating publication for Mathew Carey has been removed, as has any plate number. Thompson notes: "in this state, the map is on a large sheet with generous margins, apparently issued for separate sale...some time after 1800....Amos Doolittle (1754) was a famous and prolific early Connecticut engraver whose work continued for some three decades after this date." The cartouche for this map of Connecticut is unchanged from the original through the 1814 edition of Carey's world atlas; by 1818 the plate had been retouched and the word "Connecticut" enhanced in the title. THOMPSON, MAPS OF CONNECTICUT 36.

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        IL DISSOLUTO PUNITO OSIA IL DON GIOVANNI. DRAMMA. BY W A MOZART IL DISSOLUTO PUNITO OSIA IL DON GIOVANNI. DRAMMA GIOCOSO IN DUE ATTI POSTO IN MUSICA DA WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART. RIDOTTO PER IL PIANOFORTO [WORDS AND SCORE]

      Giovanni Augusto Böhme 1810 - [2], 3-212 pages; 1/2 calf over marbled boards. Front cover gutter cracked, otherwise sound throughout. Oblong foli, 10.25 x 13.5" . Diamond shaped red morocco leather and gilt front cover title. "Pianoforte" is misspelled "Pianoforto" on the title page. Inside back cover script states, "From the library of Albert Nauen. Given to him by his wife Alice Nauen for Christmas, Dec 1954. Engraved pictorial title Opera scene. Songs include both score and words. Italian languge text. ; 4 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Museum Claudes

      FC Lewis 53 Charlotte Street Portland Places ca 1810 - Mappe mit 58 Radierungen/Aquatinta, einem Titelblatt, Lebenslauf Claudes Lorraine (1604-1682), Referenzen und Verteiler. Alle Blätter 34X50 cm zum Teil im Randbereich etwas eingerissen und stockfleckig ansonsten altersbedingt gut. Fotos auf Anfrage!

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        BOZEN. "Vue de la Ville de Botzen et des environs en Tirol". Gesamtansicht von einem Waldweg aus, mit mehreren Personen in Tracht staffagiert.

      - Altkolorierte Umrißradierung, um 1810, 35 x 52 cm. Auf Einfassungslinie geschnitten und auf festes Büttenpapier montiert. Im Himmel und links am Rand ganz gering braunfleckig. - Kapitales Blatt in prächtigem Altkolorit.

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        HEIDENHEIM/Brenz. "Heidenheim samt der Berg Feste Höllenstein in Würtemberg unterhalb der Brunnenmühl anzusehen". Schöne Gesamtansicht und Blick aufs Schloß.

      - Altkolorierte Umrißradierung "Nach der Natur gez. u. gestochen von Friedrich Weber", um 1810, 26 x 42 cm. Schefold 2417; Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXV, S. 218r. - Der Kupferstecher und Landschaftszeichner Friedrich Weber lebte von 1765 bis 1811. Berühmt wurde er durch seine in sehr geringer Auflage erschienenen und sehr sorgfältig kolorierten Umrissradierungen, die er während seines Augsburger Aufenthalts von 1788 bis 1805 schuf. - Im Himmel winziger Randeinriss. Feine Ansicht in schönem Altkolorit und sehr guter Erhaltung.

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        Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry signed appointment - his signing of a redistricting bill two years later added the word "gerrymander" to the political lexicon

      Boston, Massachusetts, October 22, 1810. 9.25" x 14.75". "Partly Printed Document Signed ""E. Gerry"" (with flourish beneath signature) as Governor of Massachusetts, 1 page, 9.25"" x 14.75"". Boston, Massachusetts. October 22, 1810. Countersigned ""Benjamin Homans"" as Secretary of the States. Signed by Gerry beneath 2""-diameter blind embossed scalloped-edged state seal affixed with red wax. Minor flaws. Fine condition.Appointment of Joshua Moody of Saco [Maine] ""to be Coroner in our County of York ..."" Attestation on verso that Moody ""personally appeared ... & took & subscribed the Declaration & oaths prescribed by the Constitution of this State & a Law of the United States to qualify him to discharge the duties of the office to which he is appointed by this Commission ..."" Before statehood in 1820, Maine was part of Massachusetts.Appointed Chief Clerk of the Navy Department after Gerry's inauguration as Madison's Vice President, Benjamin Homans (1765-1823) and First Lady Dolley Madison, prior to the 1814 British attack and burning of Washington, removed two wagon loads of the Navy Department's archives to north of the city, escaping the fate of other government libraries and agencies whose materials were destroyed or burned."

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        TORPEDO WAR, AND SUBMARINE EXPLOSIONS

      New York, 1810. Oblong quarto. Original printed wrappers, bound by a pebbled cloth backstrip. Wrappers torn and stained, foredge of front wrapper mended. Most leaves with some edge wear, final ten leaves with a small semi-circular tear in lower edge, not affecting text. Old vertical crease, light tanning, occasional offsetting. Overall, still a very good copy, in original condition. In a cloth chemise and slipcase, spine gilt. The rare first edition of Fulton's famous treatise on torpedo warfare, probably the most important early work devoted to this novel naval technology. Herein Fulton describes his system of submarine explosives which he had demonstrated to Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and other leaders from the House and Senate, at the home of his friend, Joel Barlow. The plates depict the brig, Dorothea, "as she was blown up on the 15th of Oct. 1805," a submerged torpedo mine, and other illustrations showing how the torpedo is carried aboard a vessel, how a harpoon is used in torpedo explosives, etc. One of the chapters is about "the Imaginary Inhumanity of Torpedo War." Fulton was a skilled artist, inventor, and civil engineer. A native of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, he spent twenty years abroad in England developing his talents and inventions. His chief work was in the design of canal systems, so important to commercial activity in 19th-century America, and in the development of steamboats. An important work of American military technology.

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        Retour de la Montagne d?un Vacher au Canton de Berne.

      Zürich chez H. Fuessli, s.d. vers 1810, - 15.5x21 cm, aquatinte coloriée et gouachée / handkolorierte Aquatinta-Radierung 1 feuille / 1 Blatt . ( 21x28), Rechts im Vordergrund ist die Hälfte eines schönen Bauerhauses in Grindelwald zu erkennen, im Hintergrund erhebt sich das Wetterhorn.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Appenzeller: Werkverz. Hegi N° 433.

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        Broadside, begins: "La Suprema Junta Gubernativa de esta Capital, ha recibido con la mayor satisfaccion el voto sincero y generoso de muchos individuos Españoles Enropeos [sic] de Comercio de esta Ciudad ...".

      On the day after the coup d'etat that deposed the viceroy, the leaders of the governing junta in Caracas announce that many of the city's Spanish and European merchants have given their support to the new government. Whether they did so willingly or because of pressure is not known, but this is clearly a statement that is directed at both the hold-out merchants and at those hotheads who might seek to extract compliance extra-governmentally. Llamosas and Tovar Ponte were among the leading figures of the early Independence movement in Venezuela. Both served as president of the Junta of Defense of the Rule of Fernando VII (later, The Revolutionary Junta), Llamosas 19 April - Aug 1810, and Tovar Aug 1810 - 2 March 1811. Additionally Tovar Ponte, the favorite son of an elite family, was a member of the 1811 Congress and a signer of the Venezuelan Act of Independence on 5 July of that year. This historic document was printed by Venezuela's first press, that of Gallagher and Lamb, which only arrived in Caracas in October of 1808, and it is universally dated as having come off the press on 20 April! This broadside was unknown to Medina and is only the 14th item in Pedro Grases chronological list of things printed in Venezuela. In his entry he located only the copies in the Public Record Office (London) and the Archivo de Indias (Seville). Searches of NUC, WorldCat, COPAC, and CCILA fail to find any copy at all. Further, no copies were found when searching the OPACs of the national libraries of Venezuela, Colombia, Spain, France, and England: Evidently, this is only the third known copy.

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        VUES DES CORDILLÈRES ET MONUMENS DES PEUPLES INDIGÈNES DE L'AMÉRIQUE

      Paris, 1810. Half title. Large folio. Expertly bound to style in half morocco, preserving original brown boards, spine gilt. Plates and text very fresh and clean. Near fine. Untrimmed. This atlas is one of the most important publications resulting from the expedition to America in 1799-1804 of the great German scientist and explorer, Alexander von Humboldt, and the botanist, Aimé Bonpland. During their extensive trip, the two gathered masses of material relating to all aspects of the New World, and their work in the field and in publication set a new standard for scientific exploration and reporting. Humboldt and Bonpland sought to investigate geography, natural history, archaeology, and native customs. Their field explorations were supplemented by extensive research in Europe. The series of publications began in 1805 and took decades, the present volume being the first major work to appear. VUE DES CORDILLÈRES... is most notable for its remarkable aquatint plates of scenes in South and Central America, particularly the magnificent double-page plate of the great volcano of Chimborazo in the Andean highlands. Most of these were made after Humboldt's original sketches. His involvement in the publication was close, especially in checking the coloring, which was done under his personal supervision to ensure accuracy. These plates beautifully illustrate views, native costumes, and antiquities. The work is equally important as the first extensive treatment of surviving pre-Columbian and immediately post- Columbian Indian codices. The first publication of any part of the famed Dresden Codex, the most extensive of surviving pre-Columbian codices, is found herein, again with superb aquatint coloring. There are also color reproductions of the Codex Mendoza and plates drawn from other important codices. Humboldt's treatment of them is a landmark in the rediscovery of the pre-Columbian civilizations. "Every class of Mexican or Aztec, and Peruvian Antiquities, receives in this work the clearest philosophical analysis" - Field. "Many of the plates are beautifully colored; indeed, it is the most beautiful and generally interesting of Humboldt's works" - Sabin. The present copy includes the last twenty plates; these are frequently lacking. It does not include the sixteen- page introduction by Humboldt, dated 1813, which seems to be an indication that the present copy is an early issue.

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        Das Käthchen von Heilbronn

      - oder die Feuerprobe. Ein großes historisches Ritterschauspiel. Aufgeführt auf dem Theater an der Wien, den 17. 18. und 19. März 1810. Berlin, in der Realschulbuchhandlung, 1810. 8°. 198 S. Handgebundener Halblederband mit reicher Rückenvergoldung im Stil d. Zt. Erste Ausgabe. - Goedeke VI, 102, 6. - Sembdner 8. - Gutes, breitrandiges und fleckenfreies Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORIE OF FRIER RUSH: HOW HE CAME TO A HOUSE OF RELIGION TO SEEKE SERVICE . . . BEING FULL OF PLEASANT MIRTH AND DELIGHT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

      Harding and Wright for Robert Triphook, London 1810 - 222 x 159 mm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4"). 1 p.l., 37, [1] pp. ONE OF FOUR COPIES ON VELLUM. Contemporary red velvet by H. Faulkner (ticket on verso of front flyleaf), covers with wide Greek key border rolled in blind, flat spine with small remnant of a leather backstrip (that had been laid on to hide a binder's titling error), red moiré silk endleaves, turn-ins and pastedowns with rolls in blind, all edges gilt. Housed in a very good later leather-edged slipcase. With woodcut vignette on title. Verso to front flyleaf with bookplate of Edward Vernon Utterson; first preliminary blank with morocco bookplate of Hans Fürstenberg; rear pastedown with bookplate of John Kershaw; contemporary inked note on verso of front flyleaf listing the original owner of each of the four vellum copies of the present book; later pencilled note on same stating, "This copy was after-wards in the possession of Mr. George Smith, and it was [sold] in his [s]ale for £9.15.0." Spine mostly covered with (glue?) residue left by now basically missing leather backstrip, corners rubbed to board, portions of the joints torn, velvet nap somewhat diminished, a bit of natural rumpling to the vellum, a very few inoffensive spots to margins, but an entirely solid and (apart from the spine remnants) an agreeable copy of this curious book. This is a pleasing facsimile reprint of the 1620 English translation of a moral satire based upon a Medieval German legend about the Devil joining a monastery in the guise of a man. We offer it here in its very rare vellum issue and in an unusual velvet binding. As suggested by the title vignette, where he is arriving at the monastery door, Brother Rush causes much mischief in the religious house as part of his general mission to wander the earth, tempting people to do evil--with the underlying purpose of the narrative always being the moral edification and amusement of readers. In "A History of Caricature and Grotesque in Literature and Art," Wright notes that "one of the earliest . . . stories of mythic comedy transformed into, or at least presented under the guise of, humanity, is that of Brother Rush." Binder Henry Faulkner of London's Adelphi district has five specimens in the British Library's holdings, one of them covering "The Historie of Bevis of Hampton" commissioned by the original owner of the present volume, Edward Vernon Utterson (1775-1856), a British lawyer and antiquary. Owners of the other three vellum copies of "Rush" were: Sir William Baron Bolland (1771-1840), lawyer and bibliophile; Sir Mark Masterman Baron Sykes (1771-1823); and Miss [Frances Mary Richardson] Currer (1785-1861), whom Dibdin deemed in his "Reminiscences" to be "at the head of all female collectors in Europe." Later owner Hans Fürstenberg was a noted collector whose library was especially rich in 18th century French illustrated books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE MORALE DE SCIENCE ET DE LITERATURE 1810

      Paris: DE L'IMPRIMERIE DE J.B. POULET, 1810. Book. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. 8 x 5. TITLE: DICTIONNAIRE DE MORALE DE SCIENCE ET DE LITERATURE 1810 AUTHOR: NOT SURE, BOOK IS IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE FRENCH!!!! PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: DE L'IMPRIMERIE DE J.B. POULET. , A PARIS 1810 EDITION: FIRST EDITION ASSUMED (more than likely a first edition with 'Premiere Partie' on the half title page. CATEGORY: Educational, Rare, ---NOT SIGNED--- BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books Books. If ViewFair Books miss any defects or highlights on any book/printings, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The spine has a chip to the label at the upper edge (see photo). There is some scuffing to the spine area. Inside of the book is in good minus shape with some light age browning/foxing. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SLIGHT OLD BOOK SMELL WHEN OPENED! SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 392 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Assumed this is complete in one volume. FIRST EDITION ASSUMED. DE L'IMPRIMERIE DE J.B. POULET. , A PARIS 1810 Fair/None dust jacket condition as issued. DICTIONNAIRE DE MORALE, DE SCIENCE ET DE LITERATURE, or CHOIX DE PENSEES INGENIEUSES ET SUBLIMES, DE DISSERTATIONS ET DE DEFINITIONS. Super rare with no other 1810 copies found for sale on the internet!!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! InvCode 004085 ViewFair Books : E 459 H 599 V425.

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        Tharandt. - Schlossteich mit Burgruine und Kirche. - "I.re Vue de Tharand près de Dresde".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Umrissradierung, alt koloriert, um 1810. Von Johann Friedrich Wizani. 37,3 x 62,2 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 46 x 59 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung signiert, mittig darunter Titel mit Verlegeradresse Schultz in Dresden. - Biedermeierliche romantische Ansicht des Schlossteiches mit der Burgruine und der Kirche Zum Heiligen Kreuz. - Blatt im Randbereich schwach angeschmutzt. Breitrandiges Exemplar mit vergleichsweise gut erhaltenem Kolorit. Johann Friedrich Wizani (1770 Dresden - 1838 Dresden). Deutscher Landschaftszeichner und Kupferstecher. Zählte mit seinem Bruder Carl Wizani zu den produktivsten Landschaftsmalern und -radierern der Romantik in Dresden. Beide hatten an der Dresdner Akademie bei Adrian Zingg studiert und standen in den besten Beziehungen zu den Kunstverlegern der Stadt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bachlandschaft mit Holzsteg, auf dem ein Angler steht, mit großen Laubbäumen an beiden Seiten des Ufers.

      - Aquarell, über schwarzer Kreide, auf festem Bütten, verso mit brauner Feder monogrammiert und mit Nummer versehen „J C. H." sowie „N. 235"; auf Albumblatt montiert. 40,2:30,5 cm.HH." Provenienz: Sammlung K.E. Hasse (1810-1902), Leipzig Lugt 860, vererbt an Tochter und Schwiegersohn, Göthingen. Seine erste künstlerische Ausbildung erhielt der Schweizer Maler Johann Caspar Huber bei H. Wuest (1741-1821) in Zürich. 1773 hielt er sich in Basel, 1774 in Straßburg auf und war anschließend bis 1778 für J.A.B. Nothnagels (1729-1804) Tapetenfabrik in Frankfurt am Main tätig. Um sich künstlerisch weiterzubilden, besuchte er 1778 die Akademie in Düsseldorf, 1783/1784 die in Amsterdam. Anschließend hielt er sich bis 1789 in Düsseldorf auf, wo er sich verheiratete und zum Mitglied der Kunstakademie ernannt wurde. Seit 1789 war er wieder in Zürich ansässig. Nach seiner Übersiedlung nach Zürich war Huber ein geschätzter Landschaftsmaler. Zudem bemalte er für verschiedene Züricher Häuser Leinwandtapeten.

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        APPENZELL. "Vue du Bourg d'Appenzell". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund ländliches Paar mit Kind, Hund und mehreren beladenen Pferden.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung nach Johann Jakob Biedermann, um 1810, 40 x 59 cm. Schöne Ansicht in feinem, zeitgenössischem Kolorit. - Alt auf getuschte Einfassungslinie geschnitten und montiert. Auf dem Montagekarton (dieser gebräunt und fleckig) alt beschriftet. Im Himmel gering gebräunt und mit winzigem Stockfleckchen.

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        Vue de la grande place de Mexico'.

      - Kupferstich v. Bouquet in Paris n. Raphael Ximeno in Mexiko aus Alexander von Humbold - Pittoreske Ansichten der Cordilleren und Monumente americanischer Völker b. Langlois in Paris, 1810, 34,5 x 47 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Tunbridge Wells and Its Neighbourhood, Illustrated by a Series of Etchings and Historuical Descriptions

      London William Miller and Edmund Lloyd 1810. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Some age toning and occasional offsetting. Final two leaves have minor loss at lower edge at gutter with no impact on text. Book-plates on paste down [First Edition] Modern half leather marbled board cover 360mm x 270mm (14" x 11"). 183pp. 43 engraved plates and vignettes. Includes a list of subscribers. Book-plate of John Frere, and a contemporary title label.

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        GAMMER GURTON'S GARLAND OR, THE NURSERY PARNASSUS. A COLLECTION OF

      EARLY ENGLISH. GAMMER GURTON'S GARLAND OR, THE NURSERY PARNASSUS. A COLLECTION OF PRETTY SONGS AND VERSES for the amusement of all little good children who can neither read nor run. London: R. Triphook, 1810. 8vo (5 x 7 1/4"), 46p., not illustrated, plain wraps with paper spine expertly repaired, VG+ condition in custom cloth clamshell box. First complete collected edition. The nursery rhymes are divided into 4 parts. The first two were collected by Joseph Ritson who strove for accuracy and were originally published in 1784, claiming to have "preserved each piece according to its original idiom". This edition has added parts three and four for the first time. Dozens of traditional and lesser known Mother Goose rhymes are included, featuring the FIRST APPEARANCE IN PRINT OF LITTLE BO PEEP (p.39) and HUMPTY DUMPTY (p.36 with text quite different from today's version) and others. Rare.

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        Das Stift Gurk. La Prevoté de Gurk". Altkolorierte Umrissradierung von Johann Ziegler nach Ferdinand F. Runk., Aus: F. F. Runk, L. Janscha, J. Ziegler u.a., Vues de différens Bourgs Villages et Villes de Autriche sup. et inf., de Stirie, de Carinthie.

      Wien, Stöckl, (ca. 1810). - Nebehay-W. 578, 169. - Die Umrissradierungen von Johann Ziegler zählen ohne Zweifel zu den schönsten Ansichten der Zeit. Die Umrissradierungen erhielten - nach Vorlage der Aquarelle - eine besonders prächtige Kolorierung. Durch den großen Erfolg wurden die Blätter ständig erweitert und dem veränderten Zeitgeschmack angepasst. - Auf Papier "Whatman". - Minimal gebräunt. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0

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        Life of Commodore Preble (Half Title)

      n.p, n.d. (ca. 1810.). Hand colored frontispiece engraving. 30 pp. Howes 192 assigns a date of ?"ca. 1807," as does Sabin 65003. This is a beautiful copy of a scarce pamphlet, published with only a half title, rebound in antique style quarter calf over marbled boards. Pencil notes on the last page of this pamphlet appear to be those of legendary Maine bookseller Francis O'Brien. Scarce, not in Smith.

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        Abhandlungen und Versuche zur Begründung einer neuen, einfachen und naturgemäßen Geburtshülfe ... 7 Bücher in 3 Bänden (all. publ.).

      . Wien, bey Johann Georg Ritter von Mösle, 1810, 8°, X, 216; X, 158 pp.; XIV, 239, (1) pp., frisch bezogener Pappband d.Zt; Mit Exlibirs und Signatur auf Titel von Th. Korthüm.. Zweyte vermehrte Auflage der "Abhandlung und Versuche zur Begründung einer neuen, einfachen und naturgemäßen Geburtshülfe, und Behandlung der Schwangern, Wöchnerinnenm und neugeborenen Kindern, sowohl im gesunden als kranken Zustande. Nach vielen Erfahrungen und Beobachtungen an der öffentlichen Entbindungsschule in Wien." - - "Ein Menschenalter lang die Bibel der Geburtshelfer". Lesky - - Das nur noch selten angebotene Werl umfaßt 7 Teile und ist kaum vollständig auffindbar, und gliedert sich wie folgt: - - 1.Buch: Rede, vorgetragen bey meinem Antritte des öffentlichen Lehramtes im September 1789; Aphorismen über die Symphsiotomie; Von der Zerreißung der Mutterscheide, durch welche das Kind in der Höhle des Unterleibes tritt; Ueber die Gesundheit der Schwangern; Jährliche Uebersicht der Ereignisse an der praktischen Schule der Geburtshülfe. - - 2.Buch: Vorerinnerung; Neue Versuche scheinbar todtgeborne Kinder durch die Elektrizität in das Leben zu wecken, nebst Angabe eines Kriterions, ob in Todtscheinenden das Lebens-Princip wirklich erlöschet sey oder nicht; Ueber das Unwahre der gemeinen Begriffe von der Schiefstehung der Gebärmutter, nebst einer genauen Bestimmung des Zustandes; Gedanken vom Fieber überhaupt, als ein Vorstück zu den folgenden Wahrnehmungen über Puerperalkrankheiten; Einige Beobachtungen über das Kindbettfieber; Ueber eine Art Schenkelschmerzen bey Kindbetterinnen und Mittel dagegen; Jährliche Uebersicht der Ereignisse an der praktischen Schule der Geburtshilfe. - - 3.Buch: Vorerinnerung ; Ueber die Gelbsucht neugeborener Kinder; Von der Gesichts- Knie- Steiß- und Fußgeburten; Gedanken über den Kaiserschnitt und Enthirnung der Frucht; Aphorismen vermischten Inhalts; Von der Putreszenz der beschwängerten Gebärmutter; Chemische Analyse der Feuchtigkeit, welche aus dem Unterleibe einer am Kindbettfieber gestorbenen Kranken genommen wurde; Jährliche Uebersicht der Ereignisse an der praktischen Schule der Geburtshilfe ; nebst Beschreibung eines Instruments zur Verbindung der Gebärmutter. - - 4.Buch: Traktat vom Puerperalfieber; Ueber eine noch unbeschriebene Art vom Blutfluß bey Gebährenden; Aphorismen vermischten Inhalts; Bemerkungen über das Unterbinden der Nabelschnur, und in wie ferne die Unterlassung desselben dem neugebornen Kinde nachtheilig sey; Von Geburten, unter welchen die Nabelschnur vorfällt; Uebersicht der Ereignissen an der praktischen Schule der Geburtshülfe, vom 1. Januar 1793, bis letzten Dezember 1800. - - 5.Buch: Von widernatürlichen Geburten und der Wendung; Ueber die Säugung, die Behandlung der Brüste bey Kindbetterinnen; Aphorismen vermischten Inhalts; Jährliche Uebersicht der Ereignisse an der praktischen Schule der Geburtshülfe, vom Jänner 1801 bis Ende Dezember 1802. - - 6.Buch: Vorerinnerung; Von schweren Kopfgeburten und dem Gebrauche der Zange; Ueber Zwillingsgeburten; Jährliche Uebersicht der Ereignisse an der praktischen Schule der Geburtshülfe, vom 1. Jänner 1802 bis letzten Dezember 1805. - - 7.Buch: Vorerinnerung; Vom Blutflusse aus der beschwängerten Gebärmutter; Von der Perforation und Zerstückung des Foetus; Aphorismen über Fraisen, besonders bey Schwangern und Gebährenden; Vom Gebährungs-Drange, oder den Wehen; Jährliche Uebersicht der Ereignisse an der praktischen Schule der Geburtshülfe, vom 1., Jänner 18095 bis letzten December 1806. - - Boer, a pioneer of "natural childbirth", was the founder of the Vienna school of obstetrics." - - Rare Second Edition, 7 Parts in the Books ! - - Lukas Johann Boer (1751-1835) properly Boogers, which later he was forced to abandon because Joseph II declined to send to France anyone "afflicted with such a discordant cognomen". Boer was born at Uffenheim in Bavaria, was the son of a falconer and was originally designed for the ministry. While studying with this object in Würzburg he became known to C.C. von Siebod, who Induced his parents to strip off the gown of the monk and replace it with the robe of a surgeon. Subsequently, on the recommendation of von Siebold, Boer received from the bishop of Würburg the means to continues his studies in Vienna, but squandered them at once in academic vices. . . he later traveled Europe and in Paris through the influence of Marie Antoinette, he was admitted into the lying-in institutions which were still closed to men, and London attended the private hospital of Leake, and in both these cites he listened to the teachings of the most famous teachers of midwifery. Boer's imperishable service to medicine is found in the consistent carrying out of a sober and healthy observation in midwifery, combined with a treatment free from all artifice (labor-stools, etc.) natural and exempt from frequent operations ... " Baas p.1079 - - Garrison & Morton 6160 (1st. Ed. 1791-1806)

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        THE HISTORIE OF FRIER RUSH: HOW HE CAME TO A HOUSE OF RELIGION TO SEEKE SERVICE . . . BEING FULL OF PLEASANT MIRTH AND DELIGHT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

      London: Harding and Wright for Robert Triphook, 1810. ONE OF FOUR COPIES ON VELLUM n. Hardcover. 222 x 159 mm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4"). 1 p.l., 37, [1] pp. ONE OF FOUR COPIES ON VELLUM. Contemporary red velvet by H. Faulkner (ticket on verso of front flyleaf), covers with wide Greek key border rolled in blind, flat spine with small remnant of a leather backstrip (that had been laid on to hide a binder's titling error), red moiré silk endleaves, turn-ins and pastedowns with rolls in blind, all edges gilt. Housed in a very good later leather-edged slipcase. With woodcut vignette on title. Verso to front flyleaf with bookplate of Edward Vernon Utterson; first preliminary blank with morocco bookplate of Hans Fürstenberg; rear pastedown with bookplate of John Kershaw; contemporary inked note on verso of front flyleaf listing the original owner of each of the four vellum copies of the present book; later pencilled note on same stating, "This copy was after-wards in the possession of Mr. George Smith, and it was [sold] in his [s]ale for £9.15.0." Spine mostly covered with (glue?) residue left by now basically missing leather backstrip, corners rubbed to board, portions of the joints torn, velvet nap somewhat diminished, a bit of natural rumpling to the vellum, a very few inoffensive spots to margins, but an entirely solid and (apart from the spine remnants) an agreeable copy of this curious book. This is a pleasing facsimile reprint of the 1620 English translation of a moral satire based upon a Medieval German legend about the Devil joining a monastery in the guise of a man. We offer it here in its very rare vellum issue and in an unusual velvet binding. As suggested by the title vignette, where he is arriving at the monastery door, Brother Rush causes much mischief in the religious house as part of his general mission to wander the earth, tempting people to do evil--with the underlying purpose of the narrative always being the moral edification and amusement of readers. In "A History of Caricature and Grotesque in Literature and Art," Wright notes that "one of the earliest . . . stories of mythic comedy transformed into, or at least presented under the guise of, humanity, is that of Brother Rush." Binder Henry Faulkner of London's Adelphi district has five specimens in the British Library's holdings, one of them covering "The Historie of Bevis of Hampton" commissioned by the original owner of the present volume, Edward Vernon Utterson (1775-1856), a British lawyer and antiquary. Owners of the other three vellum copies of "Rush" were: Sir William Baron Bolland (1771-1840), lawyer and bibliophile; Sir Mark Masterman Baron Sykes (1771-1823); and Miss [Frances Mary Richardson] Currer (1785-1861), whom Dibdin deemed in his "Reminiscences" to be "at the head of all female collectors in Europe." Later owner Hans Fürstenberg was a noted collector whose library was especially rich in 18th century French illustrated books.

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        Eigenh. Manuskript "Die heilige Dorothea" mit U.

      O. O., 26. IX. 1810.. 2 ½ SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo.. Insgesamt 10 Strophen. "Als unser Meister, Herr Jesus Christ, | Zum Heil für ewige Zeiten | In den bittern Tod gegangen ist, | Da bekannten sich viele Heyden. | Und in Griechenland lebte ein Mägdlein zart, | Die lebte gar freudige Tage; | Der hatte der Herr sich offenbart | In des Frühlings Blüthensprache. | Sie pflegte der Blumen so lieb und hold, | Sie waren ihr Lust und Schmerzen, | Und der Glaube wuchs wie reines Gold, | Lebendig in ihrem Herzen [ ]".

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        A Manual of Parliamentary Practice, for the Use of the Senate of the United States

      Lancaster, Pa: William Dickson, 1810. Second edition. 136 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary sheep, hinges just starting. Provenance: Andrew Gray, early ownership signatures on title-page and endpapers. Second edition. 136 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. With provenance of Andrew Gray (d.1849) of Mill Creek Hundred, Delaware, who was elected to The Delaware House of Representatives and the Senate from 1816-1823. In 1820 he proposed founding a college to be funded by taxes on stagecoach and steamship passengers, but this proved so unpopular that he was hanged in effigy, and overwhelmed in the next election. Andrew Gray was the grandfather of George Gray, U.S. senator from Delaware, who lost the 1908 Democratic nomination for President to Bryan Signed by Gray on the title-page and at the back free endpaper three times. S&S 20447; Sabin 35887; Dictionary of Virginia Biography II, pp. 439-40; Worldcat (5 locations)

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        The Lady of the Lake, a Poem

      Edinburgh: John Ballantyne; London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, and W. Miller, 1810. 8vo.(10), 433 pp. Half-title. Somewhat later black straight-grain morocco, gilt, and marbled endpapers, gilt title on spine (dull), a.e.g.; some scattered foxing and spots in margins of text; cracking along the spine and its extremities, and splitting along the rear leather joint and corresponding hinge. Eighth edition. The gilt edges conceal a contemporary double fore-edge painting, each with an ink manuscript identification at the edge of the endpaper just above the painting: (1) "Rodmarton Place, Gloucestershire," the country house and its outbuilding sitting amidst a grove of trees, and (2) "Thornbury Castle, Gloucestershire," the manor, several employees, and some farm animals also amidst a grove of trees. "Ainderby Teeple," possibly the binder, blindstamped in the upper cover.

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        Relación histórica y moral de la portentosa imagen de N. Sr. Jesucristo crucificado aparecido en una de las cuevas de S. Miguel de Chalma, hoy real convento y santuario de este nombre, de religiosos ermitaños de N.G.P. y doctor S. Agustin, en esta Nueva España, y en esta provincia del santísimo nombre de Jesús de México. Con los compendios de las vidas de los dos venerables religiosos legos y primeros anacoretas de este santo desierto, F. Bartolomé de Jesús María, y F. Juan de San Josef

      [Mexico] : Casa de Arizpe Small 4to. [7] ff., 386 pp., plt.. 1810 One has here the sole edition of the standard and well-thought-of account of the Sanctuary of Jesus Christ at Chalma, the second most visited pilgrimage site in Mexico. The cave housing the Christ Crucified statue was a pre-Columbian sacred site and pilgrimage destination; miraculously the pre-Columbian statue with magical healing power morphed into the Christ image soon after it was visited by early Augustinian friars, who took over the cave and the surrounding area and build a church and religious compound. The original Christ statue was destroyed by fire in the 18th century. In addition to the wealth of information here about the origins of the cave as a site of miracles, its history throughout the colonial period, and accounts of miracles occurring there, this work also has important biographies of Augustinians of the 17th century who played important roles in the care and perpetuation of the site. The engraving shows the cave, the Christ figure, pilgrims, and Augustinian friars. 19th-century mottled sheep, abraded, missing spine label; spine is cracking down center, and volume may sometime split into two halves. Some brown stains, most notable in inner and upper or lower margins; lower outside corner of title?-page neatly excised. Old ink notes and scribblings.

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        Physikalisch - Oekonomisches und Chemisch - Technisches Kunstkabinett in einer Sammlung von gemeinnützigen, leichtfasslichen und erprobten Kunststücken, Mitteln und Vorschriften, auch belustigenden Unterhaltungen. Zum Nutzen und Gebrauch für Künstler, Fabrikanten, Professionisten und Jedermann. Drittes Bändchen.

      Ulm, Stettini 1810 - 17 x 10,5 cm, 2 S. Vorbericht, 216 S., angebunden: Erdmann Hülfreichs Handbüchlein für Bauersleute. Dritte verbesserte Auflage. Wien: Doll 1794. Fornt., 208 S., angebunden: Vollständiger Unterricht über die Zucht, Wartung und Benutzung des Federviehes und der übrigen Hausthiere. Nebst Mitteln gegen die ihnen eigenthümlichen Krankheiten. Aus dem Französischen. Basel: Flick 1813. 80 S., angebunden: Wahrhafte und bewährte Mittel, alle Arten Schädlicher Thiere und Ungeziefers auszurotten. 1815. 16 S., angebunden: Kunst, in kurzer ein reicher Mann zu seyn. Breslau 1802. 23 S., eine Ecke gestaucht, zeitgen. Ppe, Rückenschildchen

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        Allgemeines Teutsches Garten-Magazin, Siebenter Jahrgang, oder gemeinnützige Beiträge für alle Theile des praktischen Gartenwesens

      1810 - 488 Seiten mit 48 Tafeln im Kupferstich, davon 45 farbig koloriert. LXXXXII Seiten No IV. Intelligenz-Blatt im Anhang. B 21,5 x H 26 cm. Achtung, Original-Ausgabe von 1810! Herausgegeben vom Weimarer Verleger Friedrich Justin Bertuch. Mit 45 kolorierten Tafeln, Tafeln 1, 24 und 25 sind Klapptafeln. Drei nicht kolorierte Kupfer, sowie eine nicht erwähnte Illustration auf Seite 110 (Maulwurfsfalle). Den Bildern ist in der Regel ein Seidenpapier vorgelegt. Im Anhang mit dem beigegebenen sogenannten " Intelligenzblättern", mit 92 Seiten. Buchschnitt rot eingefärbt. Ein rotes und ein grünes, goldgeprägtes Titelschildchen auf dem Buchrücken. Marmorierter Einbanddeckel, dieser vorne und hinten mit etwas Berieb und ein wenig fehlstellig. Tafel 24/25 mit einem ca 4 cm langen Einriss. Gelegentliche minimale Eselsohren und auch der ein oder andere kleine braune Fleck.Insgesamt ist dieses sehr seltene Buch in einem wirklich altersgemäß guten und absolut sammelwürdigen Zustand. Der Versand erfolgt ausschließlich versichert. HP1/39 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1532 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE DUTY AND AUTHORITY OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, IN THE STATE OF TENNESSEE

      Nashville (TN): printed and sold by Thomas G. Bradford, 1810. 8vo.; 372, (7), (8)pp. Original full calf binding (edges and corners worn), leather spine label; three leaves with snags (binding faults?), resulting in the loss of a few letters; paper fault at edge of one leaf, resulting in the loss of several words. Still a sound copy for this book. First edition. A native of North Carolina, Haywood (1762-1826) moved to Tennessee in 1807 where he enhanced his already solid reputation as a jurist and historian, publishing a string of legal compilations and the earliest important histories of his adopted state; he served on the Tennessee Supreme Court for the last 12 years of his life. A rare book, rather amateurishly printed and bound, it evokes the state of frontier life. An important association copy, with the following inscription: "Alex. Forgeye/acting Justice of/the Peace for/Knox County/February 29th 1812." Though rather widely held in institutional collections (OCLC locates 22 copies), no copy has appeared at auction in more than 30 years (ABPC 1976-2007). American Imprints 20311. Allen Tennessee Imprints 162. Allen More Tennessee Rarities 340.

      [Bookseller: Bartlebys Books]
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        Histoire de l'Inde ancienne et moderne, ou l'Indostan

      first edition, rare, illustrated in a very nice large folding map in color on heavy paper.Binding half speckled brown sheepskin contemporary. Back smooth decorated with irons the lyre and the ballot box. Part of title and volume number adorned with sheepskin chocolate. Gaps in mind. 2 Volume head wormholes 1. Small lacks the upper joint of Volume 2. scuffs tail. Despite some flaws, pretty good copy.Member of a family who lived in India for nearly a century, Collin Bar was governor of France in Pondicherry, he was imprisoned for eight years during which he conceived this book. After a general description of India, antiques, religion and its laws, its manners and its uses, it traces the history of ancient and modern India, and European rivalry, mainly those of France and England, and that until 1810; the book ends with a picture of the current state of India and foreign domination. Le Normant Paris 1814 (4) xvj, 372pp. et (4) 408pp. reliés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Sketch of the Town & Environs of Port Louis Explanatory of the Operations of the British Army under the Command of Majr. Genl. the Honble. Jne. Abercrombie. Drawn by the Author. Decr. 1810 [manuscript title]

      [N.p., but possibly Port Louis. mid- 19th century]. Manuscript sheet map, 10¼ x 13½ inches. On drafting linen. Handcolored. Old fold. Minor toning. Manuscript map depicting troop deployments on the island of Mauritius in December of 1810, when the British finally overcame the French defenses and captured the island. The area from Grande Baie to Grande Riviere is shown, with the coast and terrain in between, documenting the route from the point of debarkation to the town of Port Louis. The legend gives different colored bars for troop positions on the subsequent days of the march, and includes figures for denoting passable and impassable routes. A similar manuscript map is described by Toussaint in his bibliography of Mauritius.The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, the Dutch abandoned the colony in 1710. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce.A handsome map illustrating a key event in the island's history. Toussaint, F599 (ref).

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