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        SELECT VIEWS OF CUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND AND LANCASHIRE

      R Ackermann, London 1810 - First edition, introduction xxxiv, descriptive text 35-46, 48 full page engravings by W.F. Wells, from drawings by the author, some occasional marks, recent green half morocco and marbled boards, R. Ackermann, for the author, London, 1810 Up cott page 130, Abbey - Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland - 188 - A VERY GOOD COPY OF A SCARCE LAKELAND BOOK [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wels

      . Die Stadt Wels von der Traun Seite. Altkolorierte Umrißradierung (v. J. Ziegler n. Runk) aus "Vues de differens Bourgs Villages de Autriche" Wien 1810, 27 x 41,5 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Nebehay-W. 578 / 17. - Mit deutsch - französischer Bildunterschrift.- Schöne, seltene Ansicht

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        Ã‰loge Historique de L'imprimerie. Seconde Édtion

      1810. Paris, Porthmann, imprimeur ordre. des A.A.I. et R. Madame, 1810. 2ff, 59pp. A nice uncut copy in orginal grey-blue wrappers. Second edition of this work that was printed for the first time in the same year under the title 'Essai historique sur l'Imprimerie'. The author, Jules Louis Melchior Porthmann was the son of a printer, and was born in Paris in 1790 and died in 1820. He was not even 20 years old when he took over his father's printing house and in the same year published the present work. "The book is eloquently written, in the most eulogistic strain, but does not contain any historical or technical matter. There are however many laudatory references to early Parisian printers." (Bigmore & Wyman about this second edition). The first edition contained 15 pages of notes at the end that have been omitted in the second edition and the title is changed into: 'Eloge Historique sur l'Imprimerie', probably because some of the reviews that were written on publication think more of it as an 'Eloge' as as an 'Essai'. Two of the reviews are reprinted in part in the third (enlarged) edition. The Journal de l'Empire says about this work: "Cette brochure est mal nommé: c'est un discours académique, un éloge, un hymne, un poème, c'est tous ce que l'on voudra; mais n'est point un essai historique. Je n'y trouve point ce calme, sage et grave qui sied à l'histoire et à la dissertation... La lecture de ce petit ouvrage m'a prouvé que l'auteur a de l'esprit, de l'imagination; qu'il a beaucoup de facilité pour écrire; qu'il a lu avec fruit quelques-uns des auteurs qui ont traité de l'imprimerie, Prosper Marchand, entre autres. The Gazette de France is more positive and says: "Cet ouvrage fait infimenement d'honneur à M. Porthmann, son style est pur, rapide, animé, tout plein de cette chaleur que peut seul commmuniquer le génie des beaux-arts... Au reste, la rapidité avec laquelle s'épuisa la première édition de l'Elogue de l'Imprimerie prouve bien plus en son faveur que toutes les critiques..."

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        Less than three weeks before he left for New York City to deliver his pivotal Cooper Union speech, Lincoln writes a check to a local stove dealer

      Partly-printed Document Signed, "A. Lincoln," a check, 7" x 2.25", filled out in his hand to "Elie Kreigh" for $3.70, drawn on the Springfield Marine & Fire Insurance Company. Slit cancellation barely affects "c" in signature, two small punch cancellations, a few minor contemporary ink smudges, extremely light soiling, light vertical crease, else fine condition. Elie Kreigh (1810-1885) was born in Maryland, and in his early years sold hats in Hagerstown, Maryland (Torch-Light, Hagerstown, Maryland, June 6, 1833, p. 4). In 1855, he moved his family to Springfield, where he established himself as a dealer in tin ware and stoves in a store about a block away from the state capitol building, and about five blocks from Lincoln's home (Polk's Springfield Directory, 1857). In June of 1860, the Lincolns purchased a stove from Kreigh, and popular tradition holds that Mary was so enthralled with it that she wanted to bring it to Washington the next year

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        THE YOUNG CARPENTER'S ASSISTANT; OR, A SYSTEM OF ARCHITECTURE, ADAPTED TO THE STYLE OF BUILDING IN THE UNITED STATES

      Philadelphia: Published by Johnson and Warner, 1810.. 61pp. plus forty-four plates (two folding). Quarto. Contemporary calf, rebacked with original gilt spine laid down. Light but persistent dampstain on outer edge. wear. Folding plate repaired at folds, closed tears neatly mended on several plates. Overall good. Second edition, first published in 1805. This is the second book on architecture written and published in the United States, preceded only by Benjamin Asher's COUNTRY BUILDER'S ASSISTANT. A fairly scarce work, with only two copies appearing at auction in the past thirty years; the first edition is almost impossible to find. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 19551. RINK 1773. HITCHCOCK 177.

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        A Treatise on Courts Martial; Also an Essay on Military Punishments and Rewards

      London: J. Cundee, 1810. 8th Edition. hardcover. Fair. Front board is detached and missing. Endpaper is stamped w/ Marine Corps Library stamp. Cardslot on rear pastedown. . Fair. Front board is detached and missing. Endpaper is stamped w/. Marine Corps Library stamp. Cardslot on rear pastedown.. Very small dampstain on lower exterior page edge. Some interior pages are lightly foxed, and page 79 is torn horizontally with both halves still tightly bound. Stitching is straight and sound. Title page is signed by Gen. Persifor Smith and A. H. Obrien. .

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        De Sacra Poesi Hebraeorum. Praelectiones Academicae Oxonii Habitae

      E Typographeo Clarendoniano, Oxford 1810 - This is a remarkable set in that it still has the very attractive original boards, now with mylar jackets to protect them. Volume I: vii, 523 plus errata page. Volume II: Title page plus 253 pages. Text is in English, but there is the occasional Hebrew word or phrase. Lowth, Robert, 1710-1787. Lectures delivered as professor of poetry at Oxford 1741-48. He held that Hebrew is the language spoken in Paradise (DNB) [The title continues:] Subjicitur metricae Harianae brevis confutatio: et oratio Crewiana. Bookplate of Society of S. John the Evangelist on the pastedown of volume 2 and a fragment of the same bookplate in volume 1. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1810 ORIGINAL Maryland Slave Freedom Suit Document HANDWRITTEN (Charles County)

      Maryland: Original, 1810. 1st Edition. Other Other. Good. (Americana) Early Maryland Slave Freedom Suit Document. Measures 13 x 8 inches, with writing on front and back. Some foxing and edge wear, with some small chips and tears. <br><br>Since to many the American Revolution represented an expansion of freedom, the early federal period of the United States saw a rise in freedom suit filings where slaves petitioned for their own freedomâ&#128;&#148;often on the grounds of manumission or because of white or Native American ancestry. <br><br>This fascinating document appears to be a draft for a fair copy describing a court case in Charles County, Maryland from 1809 when Teresa Shorter filed against her owner Timothy Robey for her freedom. Her cases was finally decided in March of 1810 when the court, after hearing the witnesses, declared Teresa Shorter to be free since her mother was a free white woman. Teresa was even authorized to bring claim against her former owner for court costs and expenses. <br><br><br><br> Transcription: <br><br>Be it Remembered that heretofore to wit on the 15 day of Feb, 1809 the high court of appeals for the Western Shore of Mary-land certify to the County Court here a proceeding and record of the Reversal of a case recorded in Charles County Court between Teresa Shorter Roby & Timothy Roby, Def.[defendant] the text whereof is in the words following to wit. (Enter Record) at the third Monday in March being the 20 day of the same month 1809 appears in the County Court heresaid the said Teresa Shorter by her attornies [sic], as also the said Timothy Roby by his attornies; Thereupon further process of and upon the premises aforesaid between the parties aforesaid by order of the Court here is further continued until the third Monday in August next. <br><br>At which said third Monday in August being the day of the same month in the year of our Lord 1809 come again unto the County Court here as well the said Teresa Shorter by her attornies aforesaid and as the said Timothy Robey by his attorney aforesaid and whereupon furth [sic] process of and upon the premises aforesaid between the parties aforesaid by order of the Court here is further continued until the third Monday in March next. <br><br>And now hereat this day to wit the third Monday in March being the 21st day of the same month in the year of our Lord 1810 come again into the County Court here as well the said Teresa Shorter by P.T.B.R.C.S. & C. D. her attornies as the said Timothy Robey by his attorney aforesaid whereupon for trying the issues above joined between the parties aforesaid the sheriff of Charles County is commanded that he cause to come before the court here immediately twelve &C. to recognize &C. because as well &C. which said Shff to wit A. Johnson, Esq. returns to the court here that he has her ready twelve &C. as he the said sheriff was commanded to wit (enter pannel), who being empannelled and sworn to say the truth in the premises upon their oath do say as to the first issue between the parties aforesaid within joined that the said Teresa Shorter is a free person as the she the said Teresa Shorter above by pleading hath alledged; and as to the second issue between the parties aforesaid witness joined the jurors aforesaid on their oath aforesaid further say that the said Teresa Shorter is descended through the female line from a free white woman whose name was Elizabeth Shorter in manner form as she the said Teresa hath above by pleading alledged. Therefore it is considered by the Court here that the said Teresa Shorter the petitioner aforesaid recover her freedom of and against the said Timothy Robey and that she be free and discharged of and from the service of the said Timothy Robey and that she the said Teresa Shorter go thereof freed and discharged without [delay] &C. it is also considered by the Court here that the said Teresa Shorter recâ&#128;&#153;ed against the said Timothy Robey the sum of _____ by the Court here unto the said Teresa Shorter adjudged on her assent for her costs and charges by her about the prosecution of her petition aforesaid laid out and expended and that she have thereof her execution &C.

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        painted statues of the five hundred sets (Collector s Edition)(Chinese Edition) CAI HUI BEN WU BAI FO XIANG JI ( SHOU CANG BAN )

      China Tibetology Publishing House. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: China Tibetology Publishing House. Jiaqing fifteen years (1810). VII. Nyima. Panchen Khalkha region in France will hold a grand. To commemorate this method will . engraving of the engraving of a deity. painted statues of the five hundred sets that this engraving printed set of the Buddha image which is marked with the Buddhist deity of the painting and Tibetan Mongolian Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Grouppe de Fruits

      chez Le Grand, Paris 1810 - A beautifully rendered still-life composition of a large pear, grapes, and a variety of berries. Pierre François Legrand was a prolific botanical engraver, who executed plates after prominent artists including Cipriani, Le Roy, and Angelica Kauffman. He also contributed numerous images to several notable botanical publications such as Gerard Van Spaëndonck's rare folio Fleurs dessinées d'apres nature. (1800), Antoine Poiteau's Histoire Naturelle Des Orangers (1818-22), and Pierre-Joseph Redouté's Jardin de la Malmaison (1803). cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs , vol. 8, p. 451; Cf. Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler , vol. 21/22, p. 573; Aquatint. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, several skillfully repaired small tears in the left margin, and a few mild surface abrasions in the top and bottom margins. Right and left margins trimmed within platemark, not affecting image.

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        Offerscen.

      [ENGLISH: Original engraving by Louis Masreliez (Paris 1748-Stockholm 1810). Rare. Please enquire for a description in English.] - Ngt dekorerad förgylld ram (Lövhammar). Syrafri passepartout. Etsning på blågrått papper. Med tillägnan etsad i plåten nedanför bilden i konstnärens handstil: "Premier essai dedié a mon cher père". 16,5 × 13 cm. Litteratur: E. & C. Hultmark & C. D. Moselius, Svenska kopparstickare och etsare 1500-1944 (1944), s. 232. "Ett första försök, tillägnat min kära fader." Masreliez lärde sig etsa för Jean Eric Rehn och Per Floding på 1760-talet och dedicerade sina tidigaste blad till anhöriga och familjens vänner. Någon egentlig marknad för svensk originalgrafik hade inte utvecklats ännu; den hade fortfarande en intim karaktär och stannade huvudsakligen inom en liten krets av vänner och samlare. Mycket sällsynt.

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        Broadside advertising Dr. Miller&#39;s santitarium

      1810. <p>Probably Unique Nineteenth-Century American Medical Broadside Advertisement, Illustrated by One of America&#39;s First Lithographers</p><p>Miller. Doctr. Miller has erected a commodious house in Franklin . . . Engraved advertising circular, illustrated with an engraving of Miller&#39;s sanatorium by Thomas Wightman (fl. 1811) after I. R. [i.e., John Ritto] Penniman (1782-1841). N.p., n.d. [before 1884]. 173 x 210 mm. Laminated on paper, some marginal spotting, moderate toning.</p><p>Probably Unique American Medical Broadside advertising Dr. Miller&#39;s sanatorium, located in Franklin, Mass., about 20 miles southwest of Boston. According to the advertisement, Dr. Miller&#39;s establishment treated "persons labouring under the Cancer, Stone in the Bladder, Cataract and other diseases of the Eye, Hydrocele, White Swellings, swelled Legs, Fistula, Polypus, Hare Lips, Wens, Eruptions of the Skin and Ulcerations in general." The advertisement further states that "much pains have been taken to make this a place of resort, where Invalids will receive every attention, which may render their situation comfortable & pleasant. Ladies will find suitable accommodations." </p><p>The illustration of Miller&#39;s sanatorium that heads the circular was drawn by John Ritto Penniman, "described as &#39;perhaps the most skilled, inventive and versatile ornamental artist and draftsman of his time in America&#39; (Antiques magazine, July 1981)". Penniman was also one of American&#39;s first lithographers, credited for making the first drawing on stone ever done in the United States (Zellman, 300 Years of American Art, p. 94). An inscription on the back of the circular, partially obscured by the lamination, is dated Feb. 2, 1884. Benezit for the artists. </p>

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        A Treatise upon the Art of Flying, by Mechanical Means,

      - TRUE FIRST EDITION. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. Title continues: "with a Full Explanation of the Natural Principles by which Birds are Enabled to Fly; likewise Instructions and Plans for making a Flying Car with wings, in which a man May Sit, and, by Working a Small Lever, Cause Himself to Ascend and Soar through the Air with the Facility of a Bird," very rare First Edition, x, 6-67pp 8vo, with a large hand coloured folding plate, contemporary half calf, rebacked, plate and final leaf with some professional restoration, inscribed presentation copy from the author, despite restoration a good example of a fascinating book, ONE OF THE RAREST ENGLISH BOOKS ON AVIATION Hull, Simmons for Longman &c., 1810. Maggs, The History of Flight, catalogue 619 for 1936, # 178: 'First edition of one of the rarest English books on Aviation' where it was priced at &#156;25 - perhaps one hundredth of its value today. 'Walker's ideas on the practicability of flight as a means of aerial transportation were based (as stated on the title-page of his treatise) upon 'the natural principles by which birds are enabled to fly.' It is evident the flight of birds was a subject on which for many years he diligently read and observed - in his early life he dissected many birds and 'studied very minutely' the mechanism of their wings, tails and all the parts which they employ in flying. On the evidence of his reading which the author himself states would have enabled him to compile a large volume from all that had been said on the subject throughout the ages he avers 'that no one has ever understood the natural means of flying'' and he dismisses as 'childish whims' all attempts hitherto made with wings, whether of silk, leather, sheet iron, or other rnaterials. Throughout the book he insists on the fact that granted the possession of the 'two greatest requisites ' for flying, viz, 'wings large enough' and 'sufficient power to work them' the weight of a bird - or of a man - is no obstacle to the art of flying. In respect of his own scheme for 'artificial flying' which, conceived on an analogous plan, was designed to overcome the difficulty of the insufficient strength of man's arms, and (as hitherto attempted) the unsupported weight of his body - he claimed, with that complete assurance which is rarely convincing, 'there cannot remain a doubt of success.' Walker admits that 'professional avocations and other circumstances' - which it is safe to assume includes lack of money - prevented him from making any such machine as he described on paper, and indeed the only experiment he himself records was confined to diminutive paper models. It should, however, be added that a contemporary -who as a resident of Barton-on-Humber doubtless wrote with some personal knowledge - stated that Walker made a machine, but 'was unable to raise himself from the platform on which the car was placed.' (See Hodgson's History, pp.351-3). Photograph available on request.

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        A Description of the Collection of Ancient Terracottas in the British Museum; with engravings.

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer.and sold at the British Museum; and by G. and W. Nicol. 1810 - FIRST EDITION. 4to, 345 x 275 mms., a large-paper copy, pp. vii [viii explanation of title-page vignette], 39 [40 blank], 40 full-page engraved (several by George Cooke and James Neagle) plates (two folding) after drawings by William Alexander, very attractively bound in contemporary full straight-grain red morocco, bordered in gilt and blind on covers, gilt spine, all edges gilt. A fine copy with an equally good provenance, with the armorial bookplate of, probably, John Russell, sixth Duke of Bedford (1766 - 1839) on the front paste-down end-paper. A common book, to be sure, but a rather well-bound copy with a good provenance. The numismatist and archaeologist, Taylor Combe (1774 - 1826), worked in the British Museum from 1803 until his death and was responsible for some of the most useful and finely-printed works on his specialist subjects. Lowndes, in A Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature, notes that "Twelve copies [were] printed in folio for presents to Royal Personages only," without making clear the measurements of the so-called folio. This copy is certainly printed in 4s, but it is larger than any copy traced on Copac or WorldCat. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        Wallis's New Pocket Edition of the English Counties or Travellers Companion in which are carefully laid Down all the Direct & Cross Roads, Cities, Townes, Villages, Parks, Seats and Rivers with a General Map of England i (sic) Wales.

      London: Published by J. Wallis.Sold by Davies & Eldredge, Exeter, nd. (1810?) - 12mo., cont. calf spine, boards, 46leaves. Titlepage, Contents and 44 maps in colour. This includes a map of the Isle of Wight not listed in the contents. This copy has been professionally rebacked with the cont. leather spine laid down, some rubbing and wear to edges but overall a nice copy with pretty maps. Maps show market and borough towns, turnpike roads and parks. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Zehn Gebote der Kunst. Zehn Canons.

      Breitkopf & Härtel,, Leipzig, 1810 - Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, o. J. [1810]. Quer-2°. 8 S. + 1 Bll. OBrosch. Plattennr. 1455. Mit dem beiliegenden Blatt "Original-Text zu J. Haydn'ns Canons: die Zehn Gebote der Kunst.". - Stockfleckig, etw. gebräunt, T. u. letztes Blatt lose, leichte Gbrsp. - Der Erstdruck dieser Version mit neuen Texten zu Haydn's "Heiligen zehn Geboten". Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Catalogue des Livres rares et précieux de la Bibliothèque de feu M. Ant. Bern. Caillard.

      - 2 p.l., 4, [v]-xxxiii, 423 pp. 8vo, cont. polished calf (upper joint and head & foot caps very carefully repaired), sides decorated in gilt, flat spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: De Bure père et fils, 1810. A reprint, with additions, of the privately printed catalogue (issued in 1805 and limited to 25 copies only) of the library of Antoine Bernard Caillard (1737-1807), French diplomat and man of letters. The present catalogue (2650 lots and limited to 1200 copies) was published for the auction which was held in 1810. This was an important library containing notable incunabula, classical texts, scientific and natural history works, and voyages in the finest possible condition and often printed on large paper. Also included are fine bindings and MSS. There are significant holdings of bibliography. A very fine and pretty copy; it has the four-page schedule of the sale, which is very rare. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title: "Donné à Monsieur Boucher de la Marinière, par son ami S.C. Caillard." ? Brunet, I, 1643. N.B.G., VIII, pp. 108-09&#150;"Il avait formé à grands frais une bibliothèque magnifique." Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions.1643-1830, 498. Peignot, p. 87&#150;"On y trouve quelques notes bibliographiques plus ou moins exactes. Destiné pour une vente, c&#146;est un fort bon catalogue." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        VISTA DE LA BASILICA DE S. SEBASTIANO (1810).

      París 1810 - San Sebastián de las Catacumbas o San Sebastián Extramuros se construyó originariamente en el siglo IV y fue dedicada a san Sebastián. A la iglesia se la llama de las Catacumbas por las catacumbas de san Sebastián, sobre las cuales fue construida, y el apelativo de extramuros que también recibe se refiere al hecho de que la iglesia se encuentra fuera de la Muralla Aureliana y servía para distinguirla de la iglesia de san Sebastián en el Palatino. Piranessi llegó a Roma por primera vez en 1740 donde encontró un mercado consolidado de venta de vistas de la ciudad como recuerdos del Gran Tour. Sus Vistas, sin embargo, trascendieron la fidelidad topográfica y se convirtieron en visiones heróicas y trágicas del poder de la arquitectura romana. Los antecedentes venecianos de Piranesi fueron decisivos en esta particular representación de la ciudad: su formación como ingeniero y constructor en piedra -por ejemplo el efecto poético de las ruinas - y su formación como diseñador de escenografías que fomentaron una gran sensivilidad por los efectos de luz y una gran habilidad en la perspectiva lineal y atmosférica. Las planchas, se imprimieron y vendieron en hojas sueltas o en colecciones en principio a través de sus editores Bouchard y Gravier. Piranesi acudía cada tarde al establecimiento de Bouchard para ver qué vistas se vendían mejor y escuchar los comentarios de los clientes. A partir de 1760 Piranesi abre un nuevo establecimiento en el Palazzo Tomati in Strada Felice donde toma el control de todo el negocio, desde el derecho de impresión hasta la venta. Durante las siguientes dos décadas produjo una gran cantidad de trabajo. A partir de su muerte en 1778 el negocio continuó aumentando, Francesco Piranesi añadió dos planchas a las 135 originales que había realizado su padre. Los herederos de Piranesi continuaron vendiendo en Roma hasta 1799 que se marcharon de la ciudad para establecer su negocio en Paris en 1800 cuando se vendió la primera edición de Paris de 1800 a 1807 que incorporaba todos los cambios que Piranesi había elaborado a lo largo de su vida. Francesco muere en 1810, y las planchas fueron adquiridas por la parisina firma de Firmin ? Didot que elaboraron estampas desde 1835 a 1839 después de lo cual fueron adquiridas por lo que hoy es la Real Calcografia en Roma. 415 x 655 mm.

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        The Pleasures of Memory with Other Poems

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1810 - One of only a few copies on India paper New edition. 8vo. Numerous vignette engravings by Clennell after Stothard. [vii], 167, [1] pp. T. Bensley Printer, printed entirely on INDIA PAPER. Contemporary straight-grained tan morocco, gilt, a.e.g., purple moiré doublures and endpapers, sporadic foxing [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oesterreichs Patrioten bey der Vermählungs-Feier Kaisers Napoleon des Grossen mit Kaiser Franz des Gütigen Prinzessin Tochter Marie Luise von Oesterreich im Jahre 1810 | gesungen von Mich. Max. Hainzmann".

      Wien, 1810. - Eigenh. Manuskript mit Namenszug im Titel. 10 SS. auf 6 nn. Bll. 4to. Fadengeheftet. Hainzmann war - wie aus dem Namenszusatz am Titel hervorgeht - "Assessor der K. K. n.oe. Banc. Administr. Wien". Enthält weiters einen einseitigen "Plan zur Titel-Schilderung" und zweiseitige "Ideen zur Beleuchtung bey dieser Trauungsfeyerlichkeit". - Schönes zeitgenössisches Dokument über den Beginn der nicht sonderlich geglückten Verbindung. Vgl. Kosch VII, 162 u. Goedeke VI, 540 sowie VII, 126 (wie im ÖNB-Katalog nicht dieser Titel); der Verfasser nicht bei GIebisch/G. u. im ÖBL. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE MILITARY COMPANION: BEING A SYSTEM OF COMPANY DISCIPLINE, FOUNDED ON THE REGULATIONS OF BARON STEUBEN.CONTAINING THE MANUAL EXERCISE, FACINGS, STEPS, TURNINGS, WHEELINGS, MISCELLANEOUS EVOLUTIONS, AND FIRINGS, TOGETHER WITH THE DUTY OF OFFICERS AND PRIVATES.DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF THE MILITIA.

      Newburyport: Published by Thomas & Whipple, April 1810. - 48pp. plus two plates. 12mo. Original printed wrappers. Wrappers a bit stained and lightly worn. Leaf C3 torn in lower outer corner, affecting a few words of text. A few light fox marks. On the whole, a lovely copy, in original condition. Designated the "third edition, improved" on the titlepage and the wrapper. Sabin notes a second edition of 1808, but not a first edition. A comprehensive military manual, based on Steuben's principals, apparently for the use of the Massachusetts militia. The tenets in this manual would have guided American forces during the War of 1812. Included are descriptions of duties for officers, privates, ensigns, and sergeants. The plates show formations for marching. Scarce on the market. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 20735. SABIN 91460.

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        The MILITARY COMPANION: Being a System of Company Discipline, Founded on the Regulations of Baron Steuben, Late Major-General and Inspector-General of the Army of the United States. Containing, the Manual Exercise, Facings, Steps, Turnings, Wheelings, Miscellaneous Evolutions, and Firings. Together with Duty of Officers and Privates. Ornamented with Handsome Copper-plates of Company Evolutions. Designed for the Use of the Militia.

      Published by Thomas & Whipple. Geo. Hough, Printer, Concord., Newburyport: 1810 - At front, a 2-page copperplate engraving depicting divers formations [11 figures + Explanation], engraved by Hooker & Fairman. A somewhat uncommon adaptation of Steuben's 1779 military manual that, no doubt, saw extensive use in the War of 1812. While well represented in the institutional environment, we note, however, in the trade, we find only one copy of this 3rd edition at auction these past 30+ years, 2009. Chip at base of spine. Period pos ["C.C.(?) Arnolds"] to top margin of front wrapper. Paper browning in first gathering. Still, a VG+ copy. Original publisher's printed grey paper wrappers. Rear wrapper an advert for other Thomas & Whipple publications. 12mo: A - D^6. 6-7/8" x 4-1/4". Third Edition, Improved (American Imprints 20735; Sabin 91460 [for the 2nd (1808), 3rd & 4th (1815) editions]). 48 pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte: Des Pflanzenreichs.

      - Augsburg, in der Martin Engelbrechtschen Kunsthandlung, 1810-1821. 10 volumes. 8vo (167 x 105mm). With 10 engraved titles and 608 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, uniformly gilt decorated spines with red gilt lettered label (one hinge with small tear). First edition. An attractive uniformly bound set of the complete botanical section of the 'Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte' which was published in 25 volumes. A fine example of the enlightened encyclopaedic science of the period, with an emphasis on education. Gottlied Tobias Wilhelm (1758-1822) was a Bavarian clergyman and naturalist in Augsburg. The work was issued with plain and coloured plates. The fine engraved plates are by Paul Martin Wilhelm, brother of the author, and others. Volume I-II deals with: Allgemeine Einleitung; III Mehlgebende Pflanzen, Küchengewächse und Obst; IV Küchen Gewächse und Obst; V Obst, Gewürze, Oele und Zucker; VI Gräser und Futterkräuter, Pflanzen deren Früchte und Säfte zu Getränken.; VII Wahre Holzpflanzen, strauchartige Holzarten, fremde oder ausländische Holzarten; VIII & IX Arzneypflanzen; X Zierpflanzen und ihre Behandlung.Nissen BBI, 2152; Stafleu & Cowan 17.638. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Printing in America with a Biography of Printers, and an Account of Newspapers to Which Is Prefixed a Concise View of the Discovery and Progress of the Art in Other Parts of the World in Two Volumes

      Isaiah Thomas, Jun, Worcester, 1810. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight. Previous owner&#39;s book-plate laid in on front paste down of both volumes. Two-volume set, full leather with raised bands on spine, gilt lettering and ruling on spine, gilt decoration on edges of boards, marbled end papers, all edges marbled; Volume I, frontispiece portrait of Isaiah Thomas, (vi), 487 pages, one fold-out illustration, one full-page plate; Volume II, (iv) 576 pages, Index, one fold-out plate, one full-page plate. Both volumes rubbed along edges of boards, corners, spine ends, gilt decoration on edges of boards fading, Volume I spine label with volume number is missing, Volume I foxing throughout light to moderate, Volume II only occasional foxing. The bookplate in both volumes is that of noted Albanian Peter Cagger (1814-1868), attorney, businessman, and political figure. The Albany area&#39;s most prominent lawyer, he was also involved in politics, and with Dean Richmond and August Belmont controlled New York&#39;s Democratic party during the mid 1800s. After his death his wife and daughter donated Cagger Memorial Hospital, now called St. Peter&#39;s, in his memory. & Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Art & Design. Inventory No: 010262. . This is a SET of books and will require extra shipping charges .

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        Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduit de l'Espagnol par Florian

      Briand, Paris 1810 - 6 vols. Media p de época, lomo con hilos dorados. Ilustrado con 6 grabados a toda plana.Buen ejemplar. Rius: "Con los 24 dibujos de la edición de Didot se formaron 6 láminas poniendo 4 asuntos en cada una" Palau, 52769; Rius, 522; Suñé, 591

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        Lettres de Cicéron

      Amable Leroy, Lyon 1810 - Lettres de Cicéron ~ In-12, 5 vol. demi-cuir, 404 pp., 403 pp., 415 pp., 447 pp., 450 pp., Excellente traduction en français par l'Abbé Prévost sur les éditions de Grevius. Pages latin/français en regard. ~ Cachet du Pasteur François Thérémin mort en 1883, ses héritiers donneront 1300 volumes et un nombre égal de brochures à la Bibliothèque de la Société d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Genève. [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.

      Chez Fr. Buisson, 1810 - 1829, a Paris, - 8 voll. di testo in-8° (210x135mm) e un vol. di atlante in-folio (375x280mm). I voll. di testo sono legati in m. pelle marrone coeva con titolo, filetti e tomaison in oro e fregi in oro e a secco ai dorsi. Tabelle n.t. Il vol. di atlante è in cartonatura coeva bicolore. L'atlante consta di 24 cartografie finemente incise su rame da Tardieu da invenzione di Giraldon e con i confini territoriali delle nazioni in bella coloritura coeva di Diot. In barbe, in ottimo stato conservativo, con solo alcune sparse quanto lievi fioriture e bruniture. Prima edizione di questa importante opera ottocentesca di geografia universale, rara a trovarsi completa dell'atlante iconografico. L'opera è così ripartita: I. Histoire de la géographie. II. Théorie générale de la géographie. III. Description de l"Asie, exceptée l"Inde. IV. Description de l"Inde, de l"Océanique et de l"Afrique Septentrionale. V. Description de l"Afrique Méridionale et des deux Amériques. VI. Description de l"Europe orientale. VII. Suite de la description de l"Europe. VIII. Fin de la description de l"Europe et table générale. Konrad Malte-Brun (propriamente Malte Bruun), insigne geografo danese, nacque a Thisted nel 1755 e scomparve a Parigi nel 1826. Come scrive Robert Ferras nell'opera Les géographies universelles et le monde de leur temps (Paris, 1989), Malte-Brun "proposait une géographie de la découverte et de la mise en place d'une discipline balbutiante malgré ses réalisations, en particulier en cartographie; il a produit une information sur le Monde, autorisée par sa formation à l'étranger, son savoir encyclopédique, sa position au poste clé de la Société Géographique de Paris, sa connaissance des langues étrangères". Brunet, III, 1347. Graesse, IV, 355. Manca al Phillips che, n. 4306, cita un altro atlante, uscito nel 1812. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the Original Tongues; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by his Majesty's special command. Appointed to be read in Churches

      by Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, Edinburgh 1810 - One volume bound in two. 12mo. [131 x 73 x 55 mm]. Contemporary straight-grained red goatskin, bound in a wallet style with a wide flap at the fore-edge of the front cover and a goatskin catch on the lower cover, the covers tooled with a blind double fillet border and the initials "I.G." in gilt at the centre of the front cover, the same initials stamped and then erased under the flap on the lower cover. The spines numbered within a circle in gilt, the flaps with a green goatskin doublure, marbled endleaves, gilt edges. (Slightly rubbed and marked). Not in Darlow & Moule / Herbert or BLPC. Quires 2A-D consist of two parts: the Psalms (quires A-C) and Translations and Paraphrases, in Verse, of Several Passages of Sacred Scripture (quire D). Each part has its own title-page, and these four quires are present twice, having been bound in at the end of each volume. It is a fine copy. With the signature and gilt initials of Lady Isabelle Gore, who presented the volumes to John Vane, and with a booklabel lettered "Earl Vane, From the Library of The Rev. John Vane".

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        Statistical Survey of the County of Cork with Observations on the Means of Improvement; Drawn Up for the Consideration and by Direction of the Dublin Society

      Dublin: Graisberry and Campbell, 1810. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. xx, 749, 104 p. 22 cm. Colour fold-out map, tearing near anchor and at fold corners, owner&#39;s signature on its back. Rebound. Stained with water damage. Small tears on title page. Crease p. 668. Text stained in appendix, p. 96 to end. Owner&#39;s signature on its back. Foxing. Sections cover geography, inhabitants, antiquities, ecclesiastical places, agriculture, and the various baronies. An errata page follows the table of contents. Cork County has long been a hotbed of Irish independence, but it would be over a hundred years from the publication of this work before the people would get their wish.

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        The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet; containing an account of the cruel civil wars between the houses of Orleans and Burgundy; of the possession of Paris and Normandy by the English; their expulsion thence; and of other memorable events that happen

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and J. White, 1810. - 13 vols., 8vo (9" tall). 51 fine engravings in volume 13. Full red morocco by J. Clarke. A superb binding from the beginning of the 19th century. Gilt raised bands, palette lines, double roll framing the boards, dentelles and edges. A slight superficial darkening to one panel on volume four. An exceptionally bright set in full red morocco binding of Monstrelet's chronicle of European history from 1400 - 1467, complete with a volume of 51 beautiful line engravings. Each engraving illustrates an episode from Monstrelet's detailed history of the final stages of the Hundred Years' War. The title is of particular historical importance, predominantly because of the many authentic documents used and the credibly accurate speech it records. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Un Bon Tiens Vaut Mieux Que Deux tu Auras [A Bird in Hand is Worth Two in the Bush]

      Paris 1810 - A glowing impression of this charming stipple engraving, which is printed in the "a la poupée" method. This unusual print by Augrand after Mallet exemplifies a certain vogue for quasi erotic, decorative prints that swept through France during the Napoleonic era. Mallet had a reputation for luxurious mixes of beautiful women and cupids. Here in a scene that echoes Medieval and Renaissance Annunciation scenes, a happy young woman in the neo-Classical garb that became fashionable at this time embraces one cherub while another floats away, and the title invites her to be happy with the one she has. This plate is a lovely example of early colour printing, which was developed as a means of reproducing the effects of painting in oils. It exemplifies the single-plate colour-printing technique developed in England and quickly adopted by French engravers. The effect is achieved by inking a single plate with several different colours by using a rag stump, a process known as à la poupée . As this lovely print demonstrates, the outcome achieved by this laborious method of inking has a wonderful painterly effect and creates a delicacy of image, appropriate to its light-hearted message. Colour-printed stipple. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition with the exception of some slight paper discolouration. Water stain lower left corner. Trimmed within plate mark on the side and top margins. Image size: 10 3/8 x 13 1/8 inches.

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        CORNELIA AND ALCESTIS: TWO OPERAS

      Printed for T. Payne, London 1810 - Early 19th Century Libretti Based on Greek Tragedies,The Artful Painted Scene by the Dover Painter, ca. 1930. 194 x 124 mm (7 5/8 x 4 7/8"). 2 p.l., lxxxvii, [i], 188 pp. FIRST EDITION. Harmless contemporary purple straight-grain morocco, covers with gilt fillet border, raised bands flanked by plain gilt rules, gilt titling, all edges gilt. WITH AN EXCELLENT LATER FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE ACROPOLIS. Joints somewhat rubbed and flaked, boards a little stained and rather faded, rear board with two small abraded patches, otherwise an excellent copy, clean and fresh internally, in a solid, inoffensive binding, and with a vividly colored painting in fine condition. These two librettos are based on Euripides' tragedies "Medea" and "Alcestis." "Cornelia" transports the story of Medea's revenge on her faithless husband to Roman Britain, while Alcestis' story of self-sacrifice and redemption retains its original setting and cast of characters. The fore-edge painting salutes the classical origins of the operas with a striking depiction of the Acropolis, rising majestically on its hill, surrounded by open countryside with blue mountains in the distance. The foreground is populated by two tourists, sitting on a rock admiring the view, and four brightly dressed Greek peasants. Our view shows a sophisticated sense of design as well as a delicacy of painterly strokes, and the whole scene looks very convincing. The intricate gradations in the shading, seen especially in the fields and sky, are remarkable, and the highly skilled use of shadows establishes a strong sense of three-dimensionality. There is a great deal to see in terms of activity, landscape, and architecture, and all of it is painted in careful, convincing detail. It is easy to recognize the work of the so-called "Dover Painter," as it shows his distinctive style of applying small dabs of paint; this method is especially effective in producing convincing texture for skies, trees, shrubs, and grass. "Dover Painter" is the name given by Jeff Weber to the person who painted in the 1920s and '30s, probably for the famous London bookseller Marks & Company. British writer James Mason (1778/9-1827) wrote political pamphlets advocating parliamentary reform and Catholic emancipation, as well as several plays, an epistolary novel, and translations from the classics. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ESSAY ON THE WRITINGS AND GENIUS OF SHAKESPEARE, Compared with the Greek and French Dramatic poets. With some remarks upon the misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire.

      London Printed by Harding and Wright for R. Priestley 1810 - Sixth edition, corrected. To which are added, THREE DIALOGUES OF THE DEAD. 8vo, full period polished calf, the spine with raised bands gilt ruled and attractively decorated, gilt center tools in the compartments, gilt fillet lines on the upper and lower covers. xxiii, 296. A very handsome copy, very appealing and with only a hint of age to the binding. The interior is in a fine state of preservation. AN IMPORTANT PERIOD PIECE AND FINE ACADEMIC AND CLASSIC work of literary criticism, which strives to study Shakespeare in the context of the great Classical writers. Montagu includes chapters on: Dramatic Poetry, Historical Drama, Henry the IV both parts, Preternatural Beings, Macbeth, and the Death of Julius Caesar. Mrs. Montagu was well placed in literary circles of the day and was widely respected for her writing and study. She was considered an expert on Shakespeare and this book, reprinted a number of times is now quite scarce in fine contemporary condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Lady of the Lake

      Printed for John Ballantyne and Co., Edinburgh ; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orine, and Brown and W. Millar, London 1810 - The seventh edition printed in the same year as the first edition. Full leather binding in brown. The spine has been replaced sympathetically. Gilt decoration to board with rubbing wear to both boards edges. Marbled end papers with owner's bookplate and owner's signature on title page. Contents very good with slight foxing. Diagonal folding crease to final pages. A lovely copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brief Remarks on the Character and Composition of the Russian Army, and a Sketch of the Campaigns in Poland in the Years 1806 and1807

      1810 - 1st edition, 1810. Printed by C Roworth, Temple Bar and sold by T Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall 1810. Quarto, pps xxix, errata leaf, 276. With large map and seven folding plans, partly handcoloured. Bookplate Sir G.H. Scott Douglas, Bt. Binding (? hinges) repaired by a competent amateur, - but now without a printed spine label. Small old lower edge water-stain up to ppxiv, else bright and tight. Purchased from Wordsworth House, Cockermouth in 1954 from bookseller Maurice Dodd - my old friend and mentor. Original copies 201 years later, are surprisingly scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LETTRE signée une première fois "Joachim Napoléon" puis "J N", adressée au général Grenier, datée du 27 septembre 1810.

      - Une page (245 X 197) sur un feuillet double. Mentions manuscrites au verso. LA MALHEUREUSE TENTATIVE D'INVASION DE LA SICILE. Depuis le 15 juillet 1808, Murat est Joachim Ier, roi de Naples et de Sicile. Il prépare le débarquement en Sicile, tentative malheureuse qui provoqua une colère célèbre de Napoléon. "Monsieur le Général, toutes les barques destinées au transport de l'artillerie doivent être prises dans la division Cavaignac ; l'organisation des autres divisions ne doit être nullement dérangée. Lorsque les barques de la garde et de la division par tonneaux seront arrivées à Scella et à Baguara, celles de la division Lamarque seront placées, la droite à Porticello et la gauche à Canatello. Sur ce, Monsieur le général, je prie Dieu qu'il vous aie en sa sainte et digne garde. Joachim Napoléon. Si parmi les barques de la division Cavaignac il ne s'en trouvait pas un nombre suffisant propre au transport de l'artillerie on les prendrait parmi les felouques de la garde qu'on ferait remplacer de suite par d'autres de la division Cavaignac. J. N.". PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Untersuchung über die Natur und die Ursachen des Nationalreichthums (3 banden)

      Wilhelm Gottlieb Korn, Breslau und Leipzig 1810 - Pappbände der Zeit. Band 1: XII/412 seiten. Band 2: VIII/631 seiten. Band 3: VIII/422 seiten. Aus dem Englischen der vierten Ausgabe neu übersetzt. Dritte, mit Stewarts Nachricht von dem Leben und den Schriften des Autors unveräderte Ausgabe. Six panels on spine; title panel in red with gilt lettering. Brown leather and brown boards. Chips to crown and foot of spine, Band 1; chip to crown, Band 3; joints torn at crown of spine, Band 2. Adam Smith`s "Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations." (3 volumes - German Language) Some shelfwear to covers, and corners rubbed to boards. Text blocks fresh and clean. Bindings solid. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grouppe de Fruits

      Paris: chez Le Grand, 1810. A beautifully rendered still-life composition of a large pear, grapes, and a variety of berries. Pierre François Legrand was a prolific botanical engraver, who executed plates after prominent artists including Cipriani, Le Roy, and Angelica Kauffman. He also contributed numerous images to several notable botanical publications such as Gerard Van Spaëndonck&#39;s rare folio Fleurs dessinées d&#39;apres nature... (1800), Antoine Poiteau&#39;s Histoire Naturelle Des Orangers (1818-22), and Pierre-Joseph Redouté&#39;s Jardin de la Malmaison (1803). cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs , vol. 8, p. 451; Cf. Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler , vol. 21/22, p. 573;. Aquatint. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, several skillfully repaired small tears in the left margin, and a few mild surface abrasions in the top and bottom margins. Right and left margins trimmed within platemark, not affecting image.

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        Marie Louise Archid. d&#39; Autriche

      A Paris chez Bance ame M. d&#39;Estampes rue St. Denis and a&#39; Milan chez Joseph M. et Frere Ubiemi M. d&#39; Estampes rue des Servi n. 506 Editeurs, 1810. A captivating portrait of Marie Louise of Austria, Napoleon&#39;s second wife. This is a magnificent print of Marie Louise of Austria executed in 1810, the year of her marriage to Emperor Napoleon. In 1809 when Josephine, Napoleon&#39;s first wife, failed to give him a son, the Emperor divorced her. He based this action on the spurious grounds that a parish priest had not been present at their marriage, but it was well known that this decision resulted from his desire for a male heir. Two months later he married Marie Louise, the daughter of Francis II, Emperor of Austria, and great-niece of Marie Antoinette. The marriage did nothing to end the enmity between France and Austria, but in 1811 Marie gave birth to a son, Francois Charles, who was made king of Rome. This captivating print depicts Marie at one of the most pivotal moments of her life. She is portrayed as being both innocent and magisterial, fashionable as well as reserved which results in a hauntingly beautiful portrait of this young bride. Rados&#39;s print recalls the portrait of Marie, executed in the same year, by Jean Godfrey. Both works are monumental in size and depict the young princess in a park setting. The detailing of Marie&#39;s dress and the level of intricate detail in Rados&#39;s image, is nothing short of magnificent, and his soft engraving technique gives this print a delicacy, which is immensely appealing. From the collection of William J. Latta of Philadelphia, a 19th century collector of Napoleonic material. Regency to Empire: French Printmaking 1715-1814 no. 124; Le Blanc, Manuel de L&#39;Amateur D&#39;Estampes III, p. 269, no. 12; Lugt, Les Marques de Collections , No. 2825. Stipple with engraving. Printed on laid paper. Collectors blind stamp of a bee in lower right corner of title space. In excellent condition with the exception of a creased lower right corner. Trimmed just outside platemark on all sides. Crease on right edge outside image. Some creasing and paper loss on upper right corner. Image size: 24 5/8 x 16 7/8 inches.

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        Ueber die Verkrümmungen des menschlichen Körpers und eine rationelle und sichere Heilart derselben.

      Leipzig: Mitzky und Compagnie, 1810. - xiv, 170 pp; 6 plates. Recent marbled boards. Upper blank corner of title page renewed. Foxed (text is quite foxed; plates are only slightly foxed). Almost entirely unopened. Untrimmed. First Edition. Plate I illustrates deformities of the spine, hand, leg, and foot. Plates II-VI illustrate deformities and Jörg's mechanical apparatus to treat them. "The first medical orthopaedist in Germany, Johann Christian Gottfried Jörg (1779-1865) worked here [Leipzig], and in 1810--18 years before the publication of Delpech's De l'orthomorphie--wrote what is regarded as the first scientific textbook of orthopaedics in the world: Über die Verkrummungen des menschlichen Körpers und eine rationelle und sichere Heilart derselben (On the distortions of the human body and a rational and certain method of curing the same). And yet Jörg, like Deventer in Holland, was an obstetrician, a professor of obstetrics, and to some extent a paediatrician. He wrote an excellent account of the morbid anatomy and treatment of club-foot [Über Klumpfüsse und eine leichte und zweckmässige Heilart derselben, 1806], incriminating the tibial muscles, especially the posterior, as the cause of inveterate adduction. He advocated the mechanical management of deformities with appliances and corsets. He says nothing of the operative treatment of torticollis, except that it might have been suitable for a cruder age, but that every case could be cured by his own ingenious device in which a head-band was connected to a breastplate by a ratchet [illustrated in his plate 2]. Jörg succeeded in distinguishing between the curvatures of scoliosis and spinal tuberculosis, but was uncertain about the cause of the gibbus in the latter; the proximate cause lay mostly in the bones, less often in the muscles, and rickets, foul air and malnutrition played a part. He laboured to get victims of infantile paralysis on their feet again. He encouraged the chiropodists. He seems to have had an intuition about the cause of rickets, preferring to admit patients to his own home for supervision, so that it virtually became an orthopaedic clinic, since, left to their parents, 'their diet is seldom adhered to as is necessary if rickets is to be avoided thereby.' He made a poignant appeal which indicates how critical for the advance of orthopaedics was a change in medical attitudes at the start of the 19th century: 'I must risk an entreaty, which is that in future the better heads among the doctors should not let themselves be so intimidated by the diseases discussed here . . . and rescue these afflictions from the executioners, pastors and the like; for, sad to say not only the common man but also often the educated turn to these people because they were occasionally lucky here and there, and because the patients with these disorders were often rejected outright by the better doctors.' This was why the surgeons in Würzburg were so tolerant of Heine and why lay therapists were so successful in practice, if not in results, until far into the century. Orthopaedics was not a field in which a doctor could count on being seen to be successful or show a rapid benefit, rather the reverse; better leave it to the bandagist, splint-maker, masseur, even the charlatan. Yet there came a point when the financial rewards of the latter excited medical hostility" (Le Vay, History of Orthopaedics, pp; 194-96). OCLC locates copies of the first edition in these US libraries: Chicago, NLM, College Physicians Phila. There was a reprinting in 1816, a copy of which is at Harvard. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'ENEIDE DI P. VIRGILIO MARONE. Recata in altrettanti versi italiani da Giuseppe Solari. Munita dall'autore di note giustificanti il senso e la lezione. (2 Vols.)

      G. Giossi, XVI+372 / VIII+400 pp., Genova 1810 - Vol. 1: chipping to paste-down, some small tears to title-page and 2 first pages. Vol. 2: top corners of first pages are lacking a fragment. Text in latin and italian. 12mo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tours in Wales, with Notes (3 Vols complete)

      Wilkie and Robinson Etc, London 1810 - 3 volumes, uniformly bound in full leather, corners and edges very lightly bumped. Spine has repaired joints strengthened, raised bands, gilt tooling, titles in gilt to maroon leather labels. Internally, book label of Miss Mostyn, Bodysgallen to all volumes, light browning to blank page edges, some offsetting. Vol 1, half title, frontis, [5], (vi-xviii), [2], [3], 4-415 pp, 17 plates some pull out, includes the errata list. Vol 2, half title, frontis, [4], 415 pp, 15 B&W plates. Vol 3, half title, frontis, [4], 484 pp, 12 B&W plates some pull out, printed by S Hamilton, Weybridge. A very tight set, complete, with all its 44 plates, with only the very lightest of browning. PENNANT, naturalist, antiquary, traveller. During his lifetime Pennant received many honours and marks of distinction, foreign as well as British . The one he most appreciated was his election in 1757 as a member of the Royal Society of Upsala . Before that, in 1754 , he had been elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries , which he resigned in 1760 . Honours came to him from Norway , Sweden , and America , and in 1767 he was made F.R.S. , while in 1771 he received the honorary degree of LL.D from Oxford University . Scotland conferred on him several honours, including the freedom of Edinburgh . See NLW WBO for a full Bio. (Allibone 1553. Brunet 479. Lowndes 1822/3/4) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Tableaux synoptiques des manoeuvres de cavalerie, Établis par demandes et par réponses, pour faciliter l'etude des manoeuvres de l'Ordonnance provisoire, rédigée, en l'an 13, par ordre de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Neufchâtel et de Wagram

      Strasbourg, Levrault, 1810.. Octavo. Pp. (iii), (156) consisting of 78 double-page tables, (vi). Handsome vignette of a mounted knight to title-page. Hardcover, bound in contemporary quarter morocco and matching paper-covered boards, vellum French corners, spine gilt, black morocco lettering-pieces gilt, old expert mend to joint, pink ribbon marker; spine-ends bit worn, minor spot or two. In a very good condition. A clean, tight copy, well preserved. ~ First edition. Extremely rare. Both OCLC and KVK locate just 2 copies worldwide, one in National Library of France; the other in College of William & Mary, Virginia.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        OEUVRES COMPLETES/ L' ILIAD D' HOMERE 3 VOLUMES/L' ODYSSEE 3 VOLUMES/ JOSEPH 1 VOLUME/ LES BATAVES 1 VOLUME/ HERMAN & DOROTHEE 1 VOLUME

      Paris 1810 - 9 VOLUMES COMPLETE, octavo 9x6 inches. Text and illustrated with 2 frontispieces and 26 plates including 2 folding. A LOVELY LEATHER BOUND SET IN FULL CONTEMPORARY TREE CALF WITH TWO RED LEATHER LETTERING LABELS AND A CIRCULAR BLUE LEATHER NUMBERING LABEL- THREE MILITARY GILT MOTIFS IN COMPARTMENTS. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
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