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        Gesamtans., "Ansicht der Kreis-Stadt Bechin in Böhmen. - Vue de la Ville ..".

      . altkol. Umrißradierung v. Postl n. Janscha b. Artaria et Comp., um 1810, 28,5 x 41,5. Nebehay / Wagner, Nr. 276, Blatt 22 ( vorliegendes Blatt hier mit Nr. 23 ) - Seltene Folge böhmischer Ansichten, erschienen ab 1800 - 1820 bei Artaria in Wien. - Blick von einer Anhöhe über die Luznice ( Lainsitz ) nach Bechin, links das Schloss.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        TA., Höfchen, "Ansicht des so genannten Höffchen zu Maynz, gleich nach der Nelagerung von 1793 bei welcher die Stadt durch Brand vieles gelitten hat. ..".

      . altkol. Umrißkupferstich v. Neubauer n. Franz Graf Kesselstadt, um 1810, 21,5 x 30. Selten, wie alle Ansichten des Grafen von Kesselstadt. Die Graphik zeigt St. Sebastian Kapelle mit anliegenden Häusern ( wurden abgerissen ) - Mit restaur. Einrissen im unteren Rand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        La Polka enseignee sans Maitre, son Origine, son developpement et son influence dans le monde. D'apres Eugene Coralli. Paris, Aubert (1844). Kl. 8°. 64 S., mit Holzst.-Vignette am Tietl u. 19 Holzst.-Tafeln v. Geoffroy, Lwd. d. Zt. mit eingeb. illustr. OUmschl. u. Rsch.

      . . Derra de Moroda 2028 - Leslie II, 405.- Erste Ausgabe, selten.- Enth. u.a. "Historique de la Polka" u. "Lecons de Polka" (La Walse, La Walse tortillee. La Pas bohemien, Moulinet d'une main, u.a.).- Der französischer Tänzer und Ballettchoreograf Jules-Joseph Perrot (* 18. August 1810 in Lyon; 29. August 1892 in Parame) gehörte zu den zentralen Figuren der Epoche des "romantischen Balletts". Etw. braunfleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar.# Rare first edition.- Jules-Joseph Perrot (born August 18, 1810, Lyon, France - died August 18, 1892, Parame), French virtuoso dancer and master choreographer who was celebrated internationally for creating some of the most enduring ballets of the Romantic period.- Some foxing, otherwise good copy.

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        Pont sur la Veriola près de Crevola au pied du Simplon

      1810 ca., Valdossola - Crevola - Sempione. 1810 - Bella veduta del ponte di Crevola stampata in seppia. Rif.: Bianchetti n° 26 pag. 54. mm 249x342

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        Hindu Pantheon.

      Printed for J. Johnson, 1810 - First ed. 4to. xiv, (ii), 467pp. 105 engraved plates. Modern cloth rebinding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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        Autograph letter.

      N. p., 7. VIII. 1810.. 4to. 3 pp. With autogr. address.. A fine letter to his sister Pauline Perier-Lagrange. Only a few days after being named an auditor with the Conseil d'Etat on August 3, 1810, Stendhal is pleased to report on his first impressions of this new position: "Tout va au mieux, ma chere amie, un homme inabordable m'a donne un audacieux entrainement favorable". Nevertheless he deplores his own financial situation by mentioning his continuing dependency on the fatherly support: "Malheureusement je suis au bout de mon tresor et dans cette aventure my father lends me four hundred Livres ... une goutte d'eau au milieu d'un faible espoir". - Slight damage to fol. 2 due to breaking of seal.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Edinburgh

      F.J.Sarjent, London 1810 - Aquatint, printed in colours with hand-colouring, by Sarjent. (Two small expertly repaired tears to blank margins). A beautiful and rare large format view of Edinburgh. Francis Sarjent drew, engraved and published this rare view of Scotland's capital city. This panoramic image is balanced and enlivened by the figures in the foreground of an old sailor (telescope under one arm), who stands talking to two young boys whilst the sailor's greyhound looks on. Various landmark buildings are identified beneath the image: The Bank, The New Prison, Prince Street, The Register Office and the Monument to the memory of Lord Nelson. Sarjent is also credited with having painted the images for a number of the plates in W.Richards & J.Sillett's 'The History of King's Lynn' (London & King's Lynn: 1812). A 19th-century gazetteer notes that 'Edinburgh presents, from almost every point of view whence it can be viewed such scenic and architectural groupings as are perhaps unrivalled in any existing city in the world. It possesses attractions peculiarly its own, and fixes the gaze and challenges the admiration of a spectator by displays of general excellence, unaided by the sumptuousness of any one object, and undergraded by the deteriorations from its prevailing style of magnificence.' (Fullarton [publishers] A Gazetteer of the World 1856, III, p.140).

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        La Polka enseignée sans Maitre, son Origine, son developpement et son influence dans le monde. D?apres Eugène Coralli. Paris, Aubert (1844). Kl. 8°. 64 S., mit Holzst.-Vignette am Tietl u. 19 Holzst.-Tafeln v. Geoffroy, Lwd. d. Zt. mit eingeb. illustr. OUmschl. u. Rsch.

      - Derra de Moroda 2028 - Leslie II, 405.- Erste Ausgabe, selten.- Enth. u.a. ?Historique de la Polka? u. ?Lecons de Polka? (La Walse, La Walse tortillée. La Pas bohémien, Moulinet d?une main, u.a.).- Der französischer Tänzer und Ballettchoreograf Jules-Joseph Perrot (* 18. August 1810 in Lyon; ? 29. August 1892 in Paramé) gehörte zu den zentralen Figuren der Epoche des ?romantischen Balletts? Etw. braunfleckig, sonst schönes Exemplar.# Rare first edition.- Jules-Joseph Perrot (born August 18, 1810, Lyon, France - died August 18, 1892, Paramé), French virtuoso dancer and master choreographer who was celebrated internationally for creating some of the most enduring ballets of the Romantic period.- Some foxing, otherwise good copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        The Life and Dreadful Sufferings of Captain James Wilson ... In the Missionary Ship Duff

      Portsea: G.A. Stephens, 1810. Octavo, a little dusted, but a very good copy; period-style full sheep, spine banded and gilt, morocco label. First edition of this important and rare title, the first biography of Wilson. Wilson, a veteran ship's captain, took the first English missionaries, including George Vason, to the islands of the south Pacific. Inspired by the zeal of Joseph Hardcastle, Wilson sailed in 1796 together with some thirty missionaries on the famous Duff. This account gives valuable information regarding the voyage, as well as including a vigorous account of Wilson's life, and a detailed account of the tribulations of the missionaries during their first decade in the Pacific. 'Although there are several accounts of James Wilson's life, sufferings, and missionary voyage, this was the earliest biography of him to appear. Written anonymously, this lively telling follows Wilson's life from his birth in 1769 and early employment with the East India Company… He took notice of the London Missionary Society and offered his services to captain its ship, the Duff, on a voyage to deliver missionaries to South Pacific Islands. Four short chapters at the end of this volume deal with the progress of the various missions on Tahiti, Tongatabu, Port Jackson, and the Marquesas.' (Hill) There were several other accounts of Wilson and the Duff, including works by John Griffin, George Vason, Albert Étienne de Montemont, and William Smith. This title, with its unusual Portsea imprint, is probably the scarcest of all the published accounts, with only one auction sale recorded in the last thirty years. Ferguson knew it from copies in the Mitchell Library and the National Library of Australia.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        "Blick auf das Wilhelmshöher Schloß, im Hintergrund der Karlsberg mit den Kaskaden" und "Blick über den See mit der Fontäne auf den Karlsberg". Gegenstücke.

      . 2 Gouachen von Johann Erdmann Hummel, um 1810, je ca. 25 x 32 cm.. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVIII, S. 128/9. - Der Maler und Radierer wurde 1769 in Kassel geboren. Er studierte an der Kasseler Akademie und wurde Schüler des Hofmalers Böttner. Zwischen 1792 und 1796 unternahm er ausgedehnte Reisen nach Italien, wo er sich Reinhart, Koch, Mechau, Bury u.a. anschloß. Nach seiner Rückkehr ging er 1800 auf Empfehlung der Erbprinzessin Auguste an den Berliner Hof. Er starb 1852 in Berlin. - Schloß Wilhelmshöhe wurde zwischen 1786 und 1798 als Anlage aus drei separaten Baukörpern errichtet. Während der napoleonischen Besatzung 1806 wurden die einzelnen Baukörper durch eingeschossige Verbindungsbauten zusammengeschlossen. Dieser Zustand ist hier dargestellt. - Zwei prachtvolle, farbfrische Gegenstücke von Hummel (oder seinem Umkreis) mit schwarz gouachierter Umrandung. Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A Sketch of the State of British India, With a View of Pointing Out the Best Means of Civilizing its Inhabitants, and Diffusing the Knowledge of Christianity Throughout the Eastern World..

      Edinburgh Constable & Co 1810. G+ : in Good condition plus. Rebound. Light browning to eps. Top edge of title page with part removed with no impact on text. Heraldic book-plate on paste-down First Edition Half leather green cloth cover 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). 381pp. '.. Being the substance of an essay on these subjects, to which the University of Aberdeen adjudged Dr Buchanan's Prize.' Book-plate of Sir David Stewart of Banchory Devenich 'Salus Per Christum.'.

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        SUPLEMENTO A LA GAZETA DE CARACAS

      Caracas: Gallagher y Lamb, April 27, 1810.. [1]p. Folio. Worming in foremargin, touching two letters, repaired. Small hole where paper was thin at center of leaf, with loss of a bit of a rule but no text. Pencilling in margins. A very good copy. Newspaper printing did not begin in Venezuela until October 1808, when the press of Gallagher and Lamb arrived and printed, as its first product, the first issue of Andrés Bello's GAZETA DE CARACAS. The news that Andrés Bello gives to eager readers in this supplement concerns the total occupation of Madrid by Napoleon's forces, the fleeing to Gibraltar of 5000 Spanish soldiers, and other distresses that the Spanish army was suffering. Rare: Charno locates copies of the supplement only at the Newberry and University of Texas libraries. CHARNO, LATIN AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS IN UNITED STATES LIBRARIES, pp.590-92.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Engraving in the manner of a crayon drawing by Francesco Rosaspina (1762-1841) after Giuseppe Bossi (1777-1815)

      [ca. 1810]. 236 x 165 mm. + ample margins. The composer is depicted half-length, turned to the right, within a frame border with "Ferdinando Pär Parmigiano Celebre Maestro di Capella" printed below. Slightly worn, foxed and creased. A very good impression. . Rare. Arrigoni & Bertarelli 3182."[Paert] was one of the central figures in the development of opera semiseria during the first decade of the 19th century." Scott L. Balthazar and Julian Budden in Grove online

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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        [Text begins:] CANCION PATRIOTICA DE CARACAS

      Caracas: Gallagher y Lamb, 1810.. Broadside, 12 1/4 inches. 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:] 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

      Caracas: Gallagher y Lamb, April 20, 1810.. Broadside, 12 1/4 inches tall. Slight worming in foremargin, touching but not costing three letters; repaired. A very good copy. On the day after the coup d'état that deposed the Captain General, 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. The junta paid lip service to continued loyalty to the Spanish monarch imprisoned by the French; both served as president of Junta of Defense of the Rule of Fernando VII (later, The Revolutionary Junta), Llamosas from April 19 to August 1810, and Tovar August 1810 to March 2, 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 July 5 of that year. This proclamation was printed by Venezuela's first press, that of Gallagher and Lamb, which only arrived in Caracas in October 1808. It is the fourteenth item in Pedro Grases' chronological list of things printed in Venezuela. Evidently the third known copy: Grases located only the copies in the Public Record Office in London and the Archivo de Indias in 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 Venezuela, Colombia, Spain, France, and England. A highly important document of the Venezuelan Revolution, issued the day of the overthrow of the old government. GRASES, HISTORIA DE LA IMPRENTA EN VENEZUELA 14.

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        Notizen aus dem Leben von Jakob Merz, Mahler und Kupferäzer durch seinen Freund J. Wilhelm Veith, Pfarrer in Andelfingen.

      Tübingen, J. G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung, 1810.. Mit einem gestochenen Porträt von Johann Heinrich Lips nach einem Selbstbildnis von Jakob Merz als Titelbild und einer radierten Titelvignette von Johann Heinrich Meyer nach Johann Georg Ott. 8°. 2,176 S. Etwas späterer, einfacher Halbleinen mit den Resten eines handschriftlich beschrifteten Rückenschildchens. Deckel mit Marmorpapierbezug, gesprenkelter Schnitt. Titel und Porträt etwas stockfleckig, sonst schön.. Sehr seltene Erste Ausgabe. * Der Schweizer Jakob Merz (1783-1807) erhielt Unterricht bei Lips in Zürich und seine weitere Ausbildung in Wien an der Akademie bei Fugger gefördert von Freunden und Gönnern. Durch seine außerordentliche Begabung gewann er die Gunst des Habsburgischen Adels. Neben den Texten von Veith (u.a. mit einem langen Gedicht: Jakobsfest in Buch 1805) enthält der Band auch Briefe von Merz und ein Verzeichnis der radierten und gestochenen Blätter am Schluss.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Jürgen Fetzer]
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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: Gallagher & Lamb, April 20, 1810.. Broadside, 12 1/4 inches. 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 bodyless 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. GRASES, HISTORIA DE LA IMPRENTA EN VENEZUELA 16. VILLASANA VI:108. CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA III, p.102.

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        The Genius of the Thames: a Lyrical Poem.

      T. Hookham, London 1810 - vii, [1], 147pp, [1]. With half-titles. Victorian tan half-calf, gilt, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, with loss to head of spine. Ink-dated author obituary clippings pasted to blank-fly, four small mount-holes cut to half title; combined with the indentation on the following leaves suggestive that this once held a Carte de Visite of the author. Some glue residue to gutter of title. Leaf C5 bound before C4. Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866), English poet and novelist. Extended from an original composed during Peacock's time as secretary to Sir Home Riggs Popham aboard HMS Venerable in May 1808. Tracing the river from its Cotswold source, through Oxford by way of several stanzas, ending as the river flows to the North Sea, east of London. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        "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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        "Das Einrücken der Garde du Corps ins Lager bei Potsdam".

      . altkol. Aquatinta v. Frick n. C.W. Kolbe, um 1810, 39,5 x 51. Thieme-B., Bd. XII, S. 451 für Frick; Thieme-B., Bd. 21, S. 226 ff. für C.W. Kolbe dem jün.; - Dargestellt ist ein Militärlager vor Potsdam, links im Hgr. Anblick des Ruinenberges. Das Blatt in frischen, ausdruckstarken Farben. - In der Mitte und rechts im Himmel zwei kleine Wurmlöcher, sowie zwei kleine Kratzspuren, vereinzelt nicht störende Stockflecken. - Insgesamt sehr dekoratives Blatt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Huge Archive of Historically Important Documents

      Monmouth, 1810. unbound. Outstanding and historically important archive of approximately 30 items outlining the Monmouth Militia, from its inception in 1810 as part of the First Brigade, 8th Division of the Massachusetts Militia, with which it served until the separation of Maine in 1820 and thereafter, when assigned to the 1st Brigade, 2nd Division of the Maine Militia. The archive consists of rare autographed manuscript documents, a broadside, war-date muster roll and ordinance reports, company orders, regimental orders and more. Some highlights of this offering include: a rare autographed manuscript "Brigade Order" signed by John Chandler as Brigadier General outlining the style and colors of the uniforms to be worn by the newly organized Company of Artillery in the First Brigade - 8th Division, under command of Capt. Samuel Ranlett. 4to, 1 page. Monmouth, August 4, 1810. In part: "...they will be a blue coat with red buff colored pantaloons and waistcoat, and...colored hat. The fashion of the coat to be such as the commissioned officers of the Company agree on..." On November 17, 1810, Capt. Ranlett issued what was possibly the first "Company Orders" of the newly formed Brigade, 8vo. 1p. Monmouth, agreeing to the above described Brigade Order of Aug. 4th and finalizing the choice of uniform style and colors as chosen by the commissioned officers. In part: "...The uniform of the company will be long coats of black broadcloth, faced with red broadcloth; buff colored pantaloons and waistcoat trimmed with red cord; chappabraw hats, with black plumes and red tops....the musicians will have red coats faced with black broadcloth..." Ranlett has docketed this Company Order "first to copper" which might explain why the State Maine Archives possesses a small broadside (said to be unique) while lacking a manuscript version of this document. There is a unusual war-date autographed document signed "Samuel Ranlett." 8vo, 1 page. Institution docket: Wiscasset, November 14, 1814. In part: "...To every non-commissioned officer and private that are absent in the Company under my command at roll calling. After the beating of the revalie...shall be drilled on parade by the corporal of the day previous to such offense...not less than one nor more than four hours: And are herein forbidden answering to their names in their tents nor unless they are asked." Important broadside, measuring 11" x 14", Division Orders, Eighth Division, Augusta, March 27, 1815. By order of Major-General Henry Sewell, the posting of the court martial proceedings of Capt. Thomas Eastman. Eastman was accused on two instances of defrauding the Mass. Board of War by filing fraudulent payrolls - charging the state for the wages, rations and clothing of one: Thomas Eastman Jr., a servant to himself, when in fact the younger Eastman was not employed as a servant. Also (in a separate charge) he received $1,500 in bills from the paymaster from the Worcester bank and then proceeded to exchange them for specie -- then purchased bills from certain Eastern banks (which were uncurrent and of depreciated value) at a discount of 10%, thereby depriving his company of the full value and benefit of the money received. Eastman was acquitted however; Major-General Sewell, while disposed to approve the opinion of the court, chose to admonish the captain, practically calling him a liar, in small part: "The evidence adduced by the defendant...is weak and uncertain and it is difficult how the court could acquit. Captain Eastman did receive currency, exchanged it for specie (as proved by his own witness) and purchased depreciated notes which were uncurrent. Whenever a bank has refused to redeem its own bills, those bills are publicly dishonored. The allegations in this specification therefore appear to be proved..." Also included is an original folio bound book, 13.5 x 8 inches, containing 15 autograph manuscript documents of the complete rolls of the Company of Artillery, 1st Brigade - 2nd Division of the Maine Militia, May 1821 to September 1824 -- some of the earliest signed documents of the transition period.

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        Der Erste Krieg in Sechzig metrischen Dichtungen. Erster und zweiter Band (in zwei Bänden).

      Aarau, Heinrich Remigius Sauerländer, 1810.. O-Halbleineneinbände mit marmorierten Deckeln und Papierrückenschildern mit Titel, Einbände wenige Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten druckfrisch und sauber auf hochwertigem Papier, Band I: Eingangskupfertafel von J. Scheurmannn, Titelvignette in Kupferstich, VIII, 396 Seiten. Band II: Eingangskupfertafel von J. Scheurmannn, Eingangskupfer etwas wasserrandig, Titelvignette in Kupferstich, 432 Seiten, 8°.. Selten!

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        The Works of the Reverend and learned Isaac Watts, D.D. : Containing, besides his sermons, and essays on miscellaneous subjects, several additional pieces, selected from his manuscripts

      London: : Printed by and for J., 1810 - 11. Hardcover. Good.

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        THE HISTORY OF LIVERPOOL, From the Earliest Authenticated Period Down to the Present Time; Illustrated with Views of the Principal Buildings in the Town and Vicinity ; A map of the Town , and one of the Adjacent Country

      Printed and sold by William Robinson, Liverpool, 1810. First thus. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Quarto (approx A4). viii,vi,389 pp + plates. 3/4 calf binding over marbled boards with gilt title on leather label on spine. Rebacked with new end papers. Boards a little scuffed but very securely bound. Usually called Troughton's History of Liverpool and ascribed to Thomas Troughton, who was the first publisher. Compiled by John Corry and George Perry and originally published serially by Troughton who had to stop publication because it did not pay. He never printed a t.p. or list of plates. When Robinson bought the copyright, he printed a t.p. and list of contents with his own name as publisher on the t.p., and bound into volumes the unsold parts which he took over from Troughton. Robinson also added a few plates to his issue. A map of the town accompanied Robinson's issue, but it was large, and intended for framing, and therefore not convenient for binding in the volume. Consequently few copies exist with it in although this volume contains a smaller version but lacks the map of the adjacent country mentioned on t.p.Illustrated plates not included in pagination. Contents lightly tanned with some sporadic light foxing. Page 85 lacking top corner, not affecting text. Evidence of bookworm (no longer present) but this does not detract from the attractiveness of the book as a whole. Overall this is a very clean, sound, collectable copy of this book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Topography; England; 18th century; History. Inventory No: 15582..

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        "Maximilien Joseph Roi De Baviere". Ganzfigur nach viertelrechts, stehend in Uniform mit Schärpe vor einer Landschaft mit Gewässer und Gebäuden.

      . Kupferstich mit Punktiermanier von L. Rados nach J. B. Bosio, Mailand, um 1810, 63 x 43 cm.. Nicht im APK, nicht bei Maillinger und Lentner. - Vereinzelt leicht fleckig, im Randbereich etwas mehr. - Prachtvolles, repräsentatives Porträt!

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Tom Thumb?s wooden walking stick, 9.5? long with a silver colored ferrule. Fine condition

      n.p., n.d. This walking stick was apparently presented by Stratton?s mother, Cynthia Thompson Stratton (1810-1885), to Mrs. Fanny Moore (1850-1948).Mrs. Fannie Moore was most probably the late 19th century circus performer who appeared with her husband, renowned singing clown Lon Moore, and their daughter Nellie with the F.J. Taylor and Lake & North circuses.From the English auction catalogue, in part: ?Provenance: The walking stick was apparently presented by Stratton?s mother to Mrs. Fanny Moore ... The great grandson of Moore appeared with the present stick on an episode of BBC?s Flog It! series filmed in Exeter. During the programme a curator of The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut was consulted over the authenticity of the walking stick and it subsequently sold at auction ... A DVD of the episode is included in the lot.? The video shows the walking stick and a tag with a modern notation stating how Mrs. Moore obtained the walking stick but incorrectly states the English location of Tom T

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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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        Frauenstein (Erzgebirge). - Gesamtansicht mit Burgruine. - Wizani. - "Ruines du Chateau de Frauenstein aux environs de Freyberg en Saxe".

      . Historische Ortsansicht. Umrissradierung, aquarelliert, um 1810. Von Johann Friedrich Wizani. 37,2 x 52,7 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 43,6 x 54,4 cm (Platte) / 48,5 x 62,5 cm (Blatt). Rechts unterhalb der Darstellung signiert, darunter französisch betitelt. Verlegeradresse von C.G. Schultze in Dresden. - Blatt stellenweise leicht gebäunt und verso mit Resten vormaliger Montierung. Insgesamt wie auch das Kolorit dem Alter entsprechend gut erhalten. 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..

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        A Sale of English-Beauties in the East Indies

      London: circa, 1810. Etching with original handcolouring, 332 x 225 mm. (image size); in fine condition, with title intact, framed. Satire on the marriage market. Superb caricature satirising the shortage of marriageable women in the East Indies. The eighteenth century saw a massive expansion of British trading operations in India with numerous trading posts established along the coasts and large expatriate communities developing in Calcutta, Bombay and Madras. With the escalation in English colonial activity, and the resultant vast increase in the size of the English community, the lack of wives for the traders became an acute problem. Stories abound of widows receiving marriage proposals at their husbands' funerals. The scene here shows the intense interest on the docks following the arrival of a boatload of marriageable women from London. Corpulent colonials and turbaned locals alike tweak and prod the ladies, like so much livestock, whilst a punctilious auctioneer asks for bids. In the background a singularly obese woman is sitting on a set of scales, slightly outweighing a barrel inscribed 'Lack of Rupees'. At the far right some sorrowful women are filing into a warehouse 'for unsaliable (sic) goods from Europe'. This scarce image was executed circa 1810, and is closely based on an earlier James Gillray aquatint cartoon of 1786 which is of even greater rarity. Rowlandson was a close friend of Gillray, and his revival of the image showed that the joke was still current, even if the fashions on display had been updated. The image is a neat counterpoint to Cruikshank's later cartoon on an opposite theme, the shortage of women in Britain now that so many have emigrated (see catalogue number XXX).

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        The Book Of Martyrs, or Christian Martyrology: Containg an Authentic and Historical Relation of Many Dreadful Persecutions Against the Church of Christ. Including Every Important Relation in Fox's Book of Martyrs - 2 Volume Set

      Nuttall, Fisher, & Dixon, 19 Duke Street, Liverpool, 1810. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Full title of this very rare 2 set volume is: "The Book of Martyrs, or, Christian Martyrology: containing an authentic and historical relation of many dreadful Persecutions against the Church of Christ, from the death of Abel to the beginning of the Nineteenth Century; being a particular account of all the Martyrs of the Old and New Testaments, and the Ten Great Persecutions Under The Roman Emperors, and other parts of Europe - including every important relation in Fox's Book of Martyrs, and also all the essential Parts of every Work on the subject which has appeared since that Publication: the whole carefully revised, corrected, and amended; with some original Matter." There are 24 quality engraved and very graphic plates throughout. The binding of both books is firm and fully in tact. The original calf leather binding on both books has been restored professionally - the spines of both books have been conserved as well as could be and is still around 90% intact. A scan of the spines and other parts of the books will be forwarded upon request. Volume one has 612 pages and volume two has 580 pages. This is a very rare provincial printing of this book and is excellent for the collector of scarce religious works. British Library shelfmark 1500/192 - books measure 27cm tall and 22cm across the board. Previous owner name and date - 1870 - has been neatly written on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Religion; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible; Rare & Collectible; Religion & Theology; Religion::Theology. Inventory No: 001117. .

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        Bourke's Parrot

      London: circa, 1810. Original watercolour measuring 150 x 110mm., signed 'Howitt', fine condition, framed. Detailed original watercolour painting of an Australian Bourke's Parrot by Samuel Howitt (1756-1822). Howitt was a celebrated illustrator of animals, sporting scenes and other natural history subjects. Born into comfortable circumstances, Howitt was a keen rider, huntsman and angler who enjoyed the good life on his Essex property until overtaken by financial hardship. Although self-taught, he turned his hand to professional painting and illustration, specialising in sporting scenes. Significantly, Howitt contributed to the flourishing English trade in fine illustrated books - for example, some 38 aquatints after his sketches are included in Edward Orme's Foreign Field Sports (1814). In 1779 he married Elizabeth, sister of the caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson, and the two men became long-term friends. At a time when natural history illustration was becoming an increasingly specialised and scientific occupation, Howitt was a self-professed popular illustrator. In A New Work of Animals (1818) Howitt describes his role somewhat intermediately : 'The artist, studious to attain correctness, hopes he may deserve the approbation of the natural historian, and assist the pencil of the designer who has not had an opportunity to pay the same attention to this branch of the art'. Nonetheless, Howitt was widely regarded as an artist of considerable skill, with regular inclusions at Royal Academy shows and prestigious commissions for his hunting scenes. His services were sought by serious natural history collectors including Walter Fawkes of Farnley Hall and William Bullock. Fawkes was an indefatigable natural history collector, while Bullock sold exotic specimens and owned the famous London museum bearing his name. Both collectors took some pride in their Australian ornithological specimens, and Howitt contributed to Bullock's museum catalogues and Fawkes' Synopsis of Natural History (1823). Howitt enjoyed Bullock's patronage for some time, as evidenced by his entry for the 1814 Royal Academy exhibition catalogue lists his place of residence as "Bullock's Museum, Piccadilly". This original watercolour is a pleasing example of Howitt's ability as a natural history illustrator, with fine detailing of the featherwork. Provenance: the Howitt family, by descent, until dispersal of the collection in very recent times.

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        Essai de physiologie vegetale, ouvrage dans lequel sont expliquees toutes les parties des vegetaux. (2 vols.)

      Schoell Paris 1810. Broschur 2 Bl., L S., 1 w. Bl., 456 S.; 2 Bl., XXXVI, 460 S. Guter Zustand/ Good, 22,5 x 16. With 54 engraved plates and one folded table. Wrappers of the time with backlabel. Covers show wear. Binding slightly loosened, paper uncutted, with very little foxing. First edition. Engravings from E. Piquenot after drawings by the author..

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        mo-RE tal-mi-DIM The Scholar's Instructor, an HEBREW GRAMMAR, (with points,) by Israel Lyons, Formerly Teacher of the Hebrew Language in the University of Cambridge. The Third Edition Revised and Corrected by Henry Jacobs, Author of "The Hebrew Guide."

      W. H. Lunn, Classical Library, London, Great Britain 1810 - Attractive modern 3/4 leather with marbled paper, gilt lettering on spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reis rondom de wereld door de zeeën van Indië en China; . . .Zaltbommel, Johannes Noman and sons, 1834-1836. 7 volumes bound as 3. 8vo. Each volume with a lithographed title-page, each with a different topographic view, folding engraved map tracking Laplace's journey, 13 lithographed plates (7 folding). Near contemporary uniform blue-black half calf, gold- and blind-tooled spines.

      Borba de Moraes, p. 458 (note); Ferguson 1810; cf. Hill 980 (French ed.); Sabin 38985 (French ed.); for the author: Howgego, 1800-1850, L12. First Dutch edition of a valuable work by the French navigator Cyrille Pierre Théodore Laplace (1793-1832). In May 1829 Laplace was appointed commander of the ship La Favorite, to make a journey around the world for scientific and commercial purposes. "The purpose of the voyage was to show the French flag in Eastern waters, in order to re-establish French influence over Indo-China and the Pacific. The voyage was also very successful scientifically . . . The hydrographic work was thorough and reliable, the work done in the Anamba and Natuna groups of Malaysia was valuable, and a good collection of natural history specimens was brought back'' (Hill). The folding map is detached but in good condition with a marginal tear; some browning and marginal waterstains. Bindings slightly rubbed. Dutch edition of a very detailed account of an important circumnavigation of the world, in good condition.

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        TA., Ansicht mit der Karlsbrücke, "Die Hauptstadt Prag sammt den Königl. Schlosse von der Alt-Stadt aus, anzusehen. - Vue de la Ville ..., du cote du chateau royal".

      . altkol. Umrißradierung v. Postl b. Artaria et Comp., um 1810, 29,5 x 43. Nebehay / Wagner, Nr. 276, Blatt 27 ( vorliegendes Blatt aber mit Nr. 20 bezeichnet). - Seltene Folge böhmischer Ansichten, erschienen ab 1800 - 1820 bei Artaria in Wien. - Blick über die Moldau zur Altstadt von Prag, rechts die Karlsbrücke. - Tadellos erhalten.

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        Gespensterbuch. 4 Bde. (UND) Wunderbuch. Als Fortsetzung vom Gespensterbuch. 3 Bde

      Leipzig, Göschen 1810 - 1813 (Gespensterbuch) und Stuttgart, Macklot 1816 - 1818.. Mit 4 gest. Titelvign. (jeweils beim Gespensterbuch), 3 gest. Titeln (jeweils beim Wunderbuch), 1 kolor. Frontispiz in Aquatinta und gest. Frontispices. - Kollation zum Gespensterbuch: I.: S. (III)-IV, 1 Bl., 288 S.; II.: 2 Bll., 336 S.; III.: 2 Bll., 324 S.; IV.: 2 Bll., 312 S. - Kollation zum Wunderbuch: I.: 1 Bl., 258 S., 1 Bl.; II.: (III)-VI, 1 Bl., 266 S.; III.: 2 Bll., 240 S. Hübsche HLwd.-Bde. um 1900, mit reicher Rückenverg. Das Gespensterbuch in der ersten Ausgabe, das Wunderbuch in der Raubdruckausgabe. - Goed. V, 527, 40 und 57, sowie VI, 460,12; Ackermann II, 783. - Nach dem Tode Apels gab Laun den 3. Band des Wunderbuchs zusammen mit Friedrich de la Motte-Fouqué heraus. - Berühmte Sammlung von Gruselgeschichten; die gleich im ersten Band veröffentlichte Geschichte vom "Freischütz" nahmen Johann Friedrich Kind und Carl Maria von Weber als Grundlage für das Libretto der wohl erfolgreichsten romantischen Oper. - Das hier in dem unberechtigten Nachdruck des berüchtigten Verlags von Macklot vorliegende "Wunderbuch" erschien rechtmäßig bei Göschen von 1815-1817. - Gering berieben. Tls. braunfleckig, Titel meist stärker betroffen. Insgesamt ein hübsches und dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar der komplett mit allen Bänden nicht häufigen Reihe!

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        Loss of the Wager man of war, one of commodore Anson's squadron, in the year 1744, and the consequent embarrassments of the crew, separation, mutinous disposition, narrow es(c)apes, imprisonment, and other distresses which they endured upwards of five years.

      London, Thomas Tegg, (1810).Sm.8vo. Modern boards. With folding aquatint plate depicting the ' Loss of the Wager, man of war, on Wager Island, near Mount Misery' (mounted). 28 pp.* Extracted from the collection, Mariner's marvelous Magazine or wonders of the ocean, containing narratives of the most noted shipwrecks and disasters at sea. The Wager was part of the fleet of George Anson which had been despatched to raid Spanish ports on the west coast of South America. Separated from the fleet in fog off Patagonia, he rounded Cape Horn and ran aground in the Guayaneco Archipel, to the south of the Golfo de Penas on the southern Chilean coast. The fate of the survivors, who then divided into two return parties, is one of the most gripping yarns of maritime history (Howgego B199). - Rare popular edition.Huntress 153C; Howgego A100.

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        NAPOLEON - ALMANACH IMPERIAL AN 1810 Reliure d Epoque

      Testu 1810 - ALMANACH IMPERIAL L’An M.DCCC.X 1810 Présenté à S.M. l’Empereur et Roi EDITE PAR TESTU, IMPRIMEUR DE SA MAJESTE A PARIS RUE HAUTEFEUILLE, N° 13, 1810 RELIE, 912 PAGES. TABLE ANALYTIQUE DES MATIERES CALENDRIER POUR L’ANNEE 1810 AVEC RELEVES SOLAIRES ET LUNAIRES JOURNALIERS NAISSANCES ET ALLIANCES DES PRINCES ET PRINCESSES DE L’EUROPE. CARDINAUX. MINISTRES D’ETAT ET DE CABINET DES PUISSANCES ETRANGERES. AMBASSADEURS. TITULAIRES DES GRANDES DIGNITES DE L’EMPIRE. MINISTRES ET GRANDS OFFICIERS MAISON DE L’EMPEREUR, DE L’IMPERATRICE, DE MADAME MERE, DES PRINCES ET PRINCESSES, MAISON MILITAIRE DE L’EMPEREUR SENAT. CONSEIL D’ETAT. CORPS LEGISLATIF. TRIBUNAT. HAUTE COUR IMPERIALE. COUR DE CASSATION. COMPTABILITE. LEGION D’HONNEUR. GRANDS AIGLES, GRANDS OFFICIERS ET COMMANDANS. ORDRE DE LA COURONNE DE FER. ORDRES ETRANGERS. SECRETAIRERIE D’ETAT. DEPARTEMENT DU GRAND JUGE. DEPARTEMENT DES RELATIONS EXTERIEURES. DEPARTEMENT DE L’INTERIEUR. DEPARTEMENT DES FINANCES. DEPARTEMENT DU TRESOR PUBLIC. DEPARTEMENT DE LA GUERRE. DEPARTEMENT DE L’ADMINISTRATION DE LA GUERRE. DEPARTEMENT DE LA MARINE ET DES COLONIES. DEPARTEMENT DE LA POLICE GENERALE. DEPARTEMENT DES CULTES. ORGANISATION DES CULTES. CATHOLIQUE. PROTESTANTS. ORGANISATION MILITAIRE. ETAT-MAJOR GENERAL DE L’ARMEE. DIVISIONS MILITAIRES. INSPECTEURS GENERAUX ET CHEFS DE CORPS DES DIFFERENTES ARMES. VETERANS. INSPECTEURS AUX REVUES. COMMISSAIRES DES GUERRES. ORGANISATION DE LA MARINE ET ADMINISTRATION DES COLONIES. PREFECTURES MARITIMES. OFFICIERS GENERAUX DE LA MARINE. ORGANISATION ADMINISTRATIVE DE L‘EMPIRE FRANCAIS. DIVISIONS DE L’EMPIRE EN DEPARTEMENTS. PREFECTURES. SOUS-PREFECTURES. GOUVERNEMENTS GENERAUX. ORGANISATION JUDICIAIRE. DISPOSITIONS GENERALES RELATIVES AUX COURS, TRIBUNAUX. COURS D’APPEL ET LEURS AVOUES. COURS DE JUSTICE CRIMINELLE ET SPECIALE. TRIBUNAUX DE PREMIERE INSTANCE ET LEURS AVOUES. TRIBUNAUX DE PAIX. ORGANISATION FINANCIERE. ADMINISTRATIONS ET REGIES DES FINANCES ET DU TRESOR PUBLIC. ORGANISATION COMMERCIALE. TRIBUNAUX DE COMMERCE. BOURSES ET AGENTS DE CHANGE. CHAMBRES DE COMMERCE. SCIENCES. BELLES LETTRES. AGRICULTURE. ARTS ET INSTRUCTION PUBLIQUE. INSTITUT DES SCIENCES, LETTRES ET ARTS. ECOLES D’APPLICATION OU DE SERVICES PUBLICS. PRYTANEE, LYCEES, ECOLES SPECIALES. GOUVERNEMENT DE PARIS. ORGANISATION DES AUTORITES ET ADMINISTRATIONS DE PARIS ET DU DEPARTEMENT DE LA SEINE. POPULATION DES QUATRE PARTIES DU MONDE. CELLES DES VILLES DE FRANCE ET DE LEURS DEPARTEMENTS. JOURS DE DEPART DES COURRIERS POUR LES VILLES OU IL Y A DES BUREAUX DE POSTES ET POUR L’ETRANGER. MESSAGERIES. COCHES D’EAU. TABLEAUX COMPARATIFS DES NOUVEAUX POIDS MESURES ET MONNAIES DE FRANCE ET ETRANGERES. CALCULS ECONOMIQUES. EXTRAIT DU CEREMONIAL DU PALAIS IMPERIAL. DEUILS DE COUR. DEUILS PARTICULIERS. TABLE. Précieux et incomparable document d’histoire napoléonienne détaillant précisément l’organisation et tout le personnel nobiliaire, politique, administratif, civil et militaire, etc. de l’Empire Français en 1810. Reliure d’époque DOS CUIR demi basane. Pièces de titre. Filets dorés. coiffes et coins plats un peu frottes, autrement BON ETAT POSSIBILITE DE REGLEMENT EN PLUSIEURS FOIS SANS FRAIS : ME CONSULTER SI L'ETAT NE CONVIENT PAS, JE REPRENDS LE LIVRE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plauen (Dresden). - Plauenscher Grund. - Johann Friedrich Wizani. - "Vue de la Cascade du Moulin neuf dans la Vallee de Plauen pres de Dresden".

      . Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Umrissradierung, in Sepia laviert, um 1810. Von Johann Friedrich Wizani. 36,4 x 53,0 cm (Darstellung / Einfassungslinie) / 41,5 x 55,2 cm (Platte) / 49,5 x 67 cm (Blatt). Rechts unterhalb der Darstellung signiert, darunter französisch betitelt. Verlegeradresse von Heinrich Rittner in Dresden. - Blatt mit schwachen Lagerspuren. Im oberen Rand hinterlegter Einriss bis an die Plattenkante und verso Reste vormaliger Montierung. 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..

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        The Novels of Daniel De Foe

      Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1810. 12 volumes, small octavo, with frontispieces and plates; a most attractive set in contemporary half red morocco. A fine set of Defoe's works, including his classics Robinson Crusoe and A New Voyage Round the World, as well as History of the Plague, Colonel Jack, Captain Singleton and Memoirs of a Cavalier. Although in and out of prison for various bankruptcies, and pilloried for some of his more overtly political writings, Defoe survived these various attacks. By the early eighteenth century he was a favourite of the then Whig government. This set includes Defoe's most famous work, Robinson Crusoe. Based at least partially on the story of the Scots sailor Alexander Selkirk, Defoe turns a genuine experience of barest survival into an elaborate tale. Indeed, the story of Crusoe's hard-fought survival and eventual moral redemption is one of the most important and influential works of English literature, spawning an entire genre that has become known as the "Robinsonade

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        Landschaft mit großen Bäumen und einem links angeschnittenen Gutshaus im Waadtland in der Schweiz, mit Reiter und vierspänniger Kutsche.

      . Aquarell, über Bleistift, um 1810, auf Bütten mit Fragment des Wasserzeichens: C & I Honig. 56,5:68,5 cm. Links ein ca. 1,8 cm breiter Papierstreifen zur Vergrößerung der Darstellung angesetzt. Mit kleineren Restaurierungen. Provenienz: Schweizer Privatbesitz. Literatur: Ausst. Katalog: P.-A. Guerretta: Pierre-Louis De la Rive ou la belle nature. Vie et oeuvre peint (1753-1817), Genf 2002, Farbabb. 289, S. 267; Karl Viktor von Bonstetten. Bonstettiana XI 1811-1817. Historisch-kritische Ausgabe der Briefkorrespondenzen Karl Viktor von Bonstettens und seines Kreises (1753-1832), hrsg. von Doris und Peter Walser-Wilhelm, Heinz Graber, Göttingen 2007, S. 505.. Die Tochter eines aus Rotterdam stammenden Pfarrers studierte seit 1793 in Genf bei P.-L. de La Rive (1753-1817) und G. Vaniere (1740-1834). Um weiterhin am Zeichenunterricht von De La Rive teilnehmen zu können, folgte sie diesem nach Bex/Waadtland, wo später wohl auch das vorliegende, koloristisch eigenwillige, großformatige Aquarell entstand. Auf Reisen in Italien bildete sie sich weiter. 1802 heiratete sie den Physiker und Astronom Jacques Eynard (1772-1847). Befreundet war sie mit dem bekannten Schweizer Schriftsteller Karl Viktor von Bonstetten (1745-1832). Sie bevorzugte das Landschaftsbild, malte aber auch hervorragende Porträts und Historienbilder. 1835 beteiligte sie sich mit einem Landschaftsbild an einer Ausstellung im Genfer Musee Rath, das dieses anschließend erwarb.

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        Remarkable and irreplaceable group of 29 documents ranging from 1810 to 1985 signed by Presidents and leaders of Haiti from Henry Christophe to "Baby Doc" Duvalier (just prior to being deposed). An extremely rare archive relating to the complicated and often violent history of the first independent black republic, and the only nation ever to form a successful slave revolt

      Archive consisting of 29 documents presidents and leaders of Haiti spanning from 1810 to 1985. Many documents worn with fold splits, edge wear and minor stains. Overall the collection is in very good condition.1.) Letter boldly signed "Henry Christophe", in French, as President and Commander in Chief of Haiti, one page, 4to, February 1810, on personalized, imprinted letterhead, addressed to "General warrior, Chief Inspector of the armies". He writes: "... you will have six infantry officers leave under the leadership of a captain. I invite you to give orders to all the brigade chiefs to recruit a sufficient number of men to transport the munitions of war and food supplies... ". General wear with a few tiny holes, still about fine. 2) Partly-printed document signed "Petion", in French, as President, one page, 4to, May 17, 1814, on Republique D'Hayti letterhead. Alexandre Petion served as President of the Republic of Haiti from March 10, 1807 to March

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        A Narrative of a Three Year Residence in France

      London: Printed for J.Mowman & &, 1810. Contemporary half calf on marbled sides, more recently expertly rebacked , with double gilt rules and retaining original lettering and number pieces. . The map has a 2Ó tear on the inner margin, into the printed area but no loss and a tiny fold tear in the middle, no loss. Slightly rubbed, but a handsome very good set. . 8vo, three volumes: pp xx, 447, [1] viii , 466 , [1] ; viii, 447, [1]. Errata leaf at the rear of each volume. Volume I contains a frontispiece folding map with in hand coloured outline, showing the departments of France and the post roads at 1805. An engraved portrait of the author dated 1817 is laid on the blank verso of p. xv. Anne Plumptre (1760-1818) was a novelist and translator who wrote also travel books such as this one in which she tells of her travels, accompanied part of the time by Amelia Opie . Brought up in Cambridge where her father was president of QueenÕs College she was well-educated particularly in languages. In this work she Ô strongly defends NapoleonÕ finding him to be a help to oppressed peoples. Not in Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. (ÔGuide to WomenÕs WritingÕ by Lorna Sage p 502; Allibone, p. 1611.)

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        Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1803, 1804, 1805 und 1806 auf befehl seiner Kaiserlichen Majestät Alexander des Ersten auf den Schiffen Nadeshda und Newa

      St. Petersburg: Gedruckt in der Schnoorschen Buchdruckerey, 1810-, 1812. Three volumes, quarto, in excellent condition; discreet library stamps; in original marbled boards with glazed labels; spines rubbed; a couple of old labels; some inoffensive wear to the upper portion of the spine of volume one; in generally excellent original condition, the three volumes in quarter morocco bookform boxes. The very rare St Petersburg printing. The very rare St Petersburg printing of the German-language edition of Krusenstern's own account of his voyage, the first Russian circumnavigation in which he was accompanied by a brilliant corps of officers, including men like Lisiansky, Langsdorff, and Kotzebue. The voyage was of great importance to Pacific history for the Russian attempt to open Japan to commerce, and for the observations made on the Russian-Chinese trade. The Nadeshda and the Neva were together at the Marquesas and Hawaii; there they separated and from this point on Krusenstern's narrative of his part of the voyage concerns the western Pacific. These three volumes, published over a three-year period, represent the complete text of the voyage in its first appearance in German. An accompanying Atlas that appeared two years later is only very rarely found with the text today. The three volumes appeared shortly after each of the three volumes of the Russian-language edition of the text was published over a period of four years (Puteshtestvie vokrug sieta, St Petersburg 1809-1812). An Atlas of plates prepared in St Petersburg to accompany the Russian-language edition was published a year after the final volume of the Russian text in 1813. In 1814 the German-language version of the Atlas appeared with some changes to the original plates including the addition of German captions. All components of both editions are very rare on the market; nor are they widely held in institutions. In Australia the full Russian edition (text and Atlas) is held only by the National Library and the State Library of New South Wales. However, according to Trove at least, no copy of the important St Petersburg printing of the German language account is held by either library; a single example of the text volumes is recorded at the State Library of Victoria. The work is very much better known from the subsequent simplified edition in German published shortly afterwards by Haude and Spener in Berlin. Krusenstern has chosen a wonderful epithet from the voyage historian De Brosses to put on the three title-pages of his narrative: "Les Marins écrivent mal, mais avec assez de candour" [Sailors write badly, but with great honesty"].

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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