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        Pietas Londinensis : the History, Design, and Present State of the various Public Charities in and near London.

      Printed for Richard Phillips, London 1810 - In-8 de XXIX-(3)-984-(4) pp., demi-basane brune, dos lisse (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. Le jurisconsulte Anthony Highmore (1758?1829) prit en 1783 la direction d'un cabinet d'affaires, acquit une grande fortune avec laquelle il contribua à l'établissement des sociétés de bienfaisance. Proche de Granville Sharp, il fut par ailleurs un des plus fervents adversaires de l'esclavage. Secrétaire général du London Lying-In Hospital, il publie en 1810 un panorama historié des hôpitaux de la capitale réparties en six categories : hospitals ; dispensaries, lying-in, and medical charities ; colleges ; alms-houses ; school-charities ; miscellaneous charities : the Asylum for Female Orphans, Bethlehem Hospital, School for the Indigent Blind, Hetherington's charity, Bridewell Hospital, Society for Bettering the Condition of the Poor, Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Foundling Hospital, Joseph Lancaster's School, London Female Penitentiary, London Workhouse, Magdalen Hospital, Marine Society, Orphans' Working School, Refuge for the Destitute. Des rousseurs mais très bon exemplaire. Williams, II, p. 264 ; inconnu de Kress qui mentionne à la date de 1810 les Observations de Highmore (B.5668). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi nach der Deutschen Uebersetzung D Martin Luthers

      Germantown: Gedruckt bey Michael Billmeyer, 1810. Sixth edition, 12mo, pp. 537, [3]; original full unadorned calf, brass clasps on leather thongs; text rather browned throughout; all else very good and sound. Seidensticker, p. 178; Shaw & Shoemaker, 19519; First Century of German Language Printing in America, 1727.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Autograph Letter Signed, in envelope addressed to "The Rev'd Mr. Rafles"

      1810. Two pages (both sides of one leaf), folded into thirds to fit inside a handwritten folded envelope (with red wax seal). "Castle Street [Edinburgh], Friday." The letter reads:~Sir~I am honoured with your card & much obliged by the polite [----------?] which it contains and am very happy you have found your journey to Scotland pleasant notwithstanding the weather having been unfavourable.~I presume Mr. Grahame after whom you enquire is the same young gentleman who is now residing in the family of my friend & kinsman Mr. Scott of Harden. If I am right in my conjecture his address is Mertoun House By St. Boswells. Mr. Scott's seat is about six miles from Kelso & five from Milburn[?]. I shall be happy if you find this information useful & am Sir~Your obliged & humble Servant~Walter Scott.~We cannot identify the recipient other than by his name and address on the envelope -- "The Rev'd Mr Rafles [Rufles?] | Mr Gouldris[?] | 7 St. James Square". All we can infer about the recipient is that he resided at a very fashionable address in London, and that apparently he and Scott had never met. Clearly the recipient had left his calling card, and enquired for the address of a Mr. Grahame -- who it appears was at Mertoun House (by the River Tweed), which had been in the Scott family for about a century; a century later, it would be sold to the Egerton family, for whom Mertoun House would become the home of the Duke of Sutherland.~The year of this letter is unspecified, but we can be certain only that it was between 1798 and 1826: until his marriage in late 1797 Walter Scott lived with his parents at 25 George Street; after the marriage he and Charlotte lived briefly at 50 George Street, and then in Autumn 1798 they moved to 10 Castle Street (where, in 1798 and in 1801, their two children were born); and shortly after the latter birth they moved to more permanent lodgings at 39 South Castle Street -- until 1824, by which time Scott built his estate Abbotsford -- on the River Tweed. (Two years later, he was forced to sell the South Castle Street house because of the failure of the Ballantyne publishing company). This letter says only "Castle Street," but that does not necessarily mean 10 Castle Street -- since it is known, from other letters, that Scott would write "Castle Street" to refer to his address at 39 South Castle Street, as well.~The letter is in very good condition (folded into thirds, as originally mailed; one vertical quarter of the letter is a little browned).

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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. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Aquarell/Zeichnung, Hessen

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        Geschichte der Jesuiten in Baiern

      vi, 218 pp. 8vo, cont. marbled half-sheep & marbled boards (title & final leaf rather foxed), flat spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine, arms in gilt on upper cover of Max, Graf von Preysing-Lichtenegg-Moos (1810-81). Nuremberg: Riegel & Wiessner, 1819. First edition of this detailed history of the Jesuits in Bavaria. Lang (1764-1835), was a Bavarian government official, the archivist of Munich, and the author of many histories of Bavaria. The Jesuits in Bavaria exerted considerable influence in the region due to their enormous wealth; they were suppressed in 1773. Apart from the foxing, a fine copy. Bookplate of Philipp Pfister, secretary to King Ludwig II. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes, with An Essay on his Life and Genius, By Arthur Murphy, Esq. 12 volumes complete

      J. Nichols & Son 1810 - full calf five raised bands glt decoration and titles to spine tooled clamshell borders with gilt borders to boards marbled edges and endpapers bookplate of Frederick Smith glue to front pastedown portrait of Johnson frontispiece to volume one bindings tight and in good condition leather scuffed spine edges a bit worn 12 volumes complete. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Treatise On Astronomy

      1225AH-1810AD, Persia 1225 - "A56Treatise On Astronomy Astronomy treatise, compiled by a certain ‘Atam bin ‘Ahmad ‘Ah[a]ni.Persian manuscript on blue paper, possibly coming from Persia and dated at the early Qagar period: the Islamic month of Du-Higga of the year 1225 AH, that is to say, in the Gregorian calendar, January 1810 AD.The manuscript is complete and composed by 94 leaves altogether.Leaf dimensions: mm. 199 x 170; text panel dimensions: mm.145 x 90; the leaves show 19 lines each page, written in a black-inked nastaliq script. Some words or expressions of relevance have been underlined in red; presence of many marginal notes is to be noticed. The manuscript is illustrated with numerous tables and astronomical diagrams: for instance, the geometric design at leaf 19 represents the celestial spheres,whilst in the one at leaf 78 the scheme of a solar eclipse is drawn.The volume is still bound in its original soft morocco binding, and lies in very good conditions. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Giuseppe Solmi Studio Bibliografico]
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        Pietas Londinensis: The History, Design, and Present State of the Various Public Charities in and near London

      London: Richard Phillips, 1810. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. xxix,(i),984pp followed by 4pp. publisher's catalogue. Half-title present. Early binding of full polished calf; spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt. Gilt borders and inner dentelles to the boards. Nicely and nearly invisibly rebacked with the original backstrip laid on and retaining the original drab endpapers. A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        [ATLAS]. Wallis's new pocket edition of the English Counties, or, Traveller's 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 and Wales. London : J. Wallis, n.d. [c. 1810]. First edition. Duodecimo, original publisher's half-morocco over marbled boards, contrasting gilt-lettered red morocco label to front board, corners and edges rubbed, contemporary owner's name to front pastedown, engraved title and contents pages, general map of England and Wales, 42 engraved maps of English counties, printed rectos only, finely hand-coloured, the Yorkshire map being double paged. An attractive copy in original condition of a charming pocket atlas of English counties, published by the well-known cartographic publisher Wallis.

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        Ecclesiastical Biography; or Lives of Eminent Men, connected with the history of religion in England; From the commencement of the Reformation to the Revolution; Selected and illustrated with notes, Complete in Six Volumes

      Law and Gilbert, London 1810 - "Ecclesiastical Biography; or Lives of Eminent Men, connected with the history of religion in England; From the commencement of the Reformation to the Revolution; Selected and illustrated with notes" by Christopher Wordsworth, M. A. Complete in six volumes. First edition. Printed by Law and Gilbert, London, 1810. The books measure 5" x 8.5". Bound in printer's original half half over marbled boards. Marbled fore-edges and endsheets. The set is in overall very good antiquarian condition. Some wear to the leather at the hinges, most especially to the corners and spine of Volume I; With dings to the board edges. Previous owner's bookplate on all front paste-downs. Slight paper loss at some of the endhseets. Foxing to the fore-edges, preliminary and terminal pages and at some of the text. The hinges are starting. The textblocks are largely, clean, bright, unmarked, and complete. The bindings are tight. The biographies contained in this set are: Volume I: Wickliffe, Thorpe, Cobham, Wolsey, Volume II: Bilney, More, Tindall, Cromwell, Rogers, Hooper, Taylor, Volume III: Latimer, Ridley, Cranmer, Volume IV: Jewel, Gilpin, Hooker, Whitgift, Donne, Herbert, Volume V: Wotton, Ferrar, Hall, Hammond, Sanderson, Baxter, Volume VI: Hale, Henry, Rochester, Tillotson. Written by Christopher Wordsworth, brother of the famous poet William Wordsworth. He was the Master of Trinity College, Oxford, from 1820-1841. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(H6-97) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exemple de Fidelite et d'amour, de Pirame et Thisbe.

      Garnier-Allabre 1810 - A hand colored woodcut with blue added, depicting the meeting of Pyramus and Thisbe in the woods. Based on Ovid's Metamorphoses. Text in French. Measures 14.5 inches wide by 11.5 inches high. In the woodcut Thisbe is stabbing herself with a sword after finding Pyramus dead. Her veil lies on the ground between them. In the background is a lion. Both Pyramus and Thisbe are in contemporary 18th century dress. French text of the story of Pyramus and Thisbe surrounds the woodcut. Printed in seven columns. Cheap, colored woodcuts were highly popular in Europe from the 15th to the 19th century. They were very popular because of their low cost, bright colors, and their political, religious or literary illustrations. Because of their popularity few survive today. Previously folded, some staining on verso. Water stain and slight tear on lower margin. Does not affect text or print. Hand-colored in blue (stencil) woodcut with letterpress. With letterpress title, and publication line: "A Chartres, chez Garnier-Allabre, Fabricant d'images et marchand de Papiers Peints, place des Halles, no. 389." Not in Garnier-Pelle Nicole; Préaud, Maxime, L'Imagerie populaire française, Paris, Réunion des musées nationaux and Bibliothèque nationale de France, 1990

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        Landes-Verordnungen der Grafschaft Lippe. Vierter Band (von 1790 bis 1800). Landes-Verordnungen des Fürstenthums Lippe. Fünfter Band (von 1801 bis 1810).

      Meyersche Schriften, Lemgo 1810 - Landes-Verordnungen der Grafschaft Lippe. Vierter Band (von 1790 bis 1800). 240 Seiten plus 20 Seiten Repertorium. Lemgo, gedruckt mit Meyerschen Schriften 1801. Landes-Verordnungen des Fürstenthums Lippe. Fünfter Band (von 1801 bis 1810). 284 Seiten plus 24 Seiten Repertorium. Lemgo, mit Meyerschen Schriften 1810. Beide Bände eingebunden in Halbledereinband der Zeit mit Rückentitel ("Landes-Verordnungen 4 - 5"). Einband/Rücken angestoßen/berieben/beschädigt, Papier mit Knick- und Gebrauchsspuren, sonst aber ordentlich. Keine Besitzvermerke, Stempel oder dergleichen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Map of Mexico and Adjacent Provinces Compiled from Original Documents By A. Arrowsmith 1810

      Published by A. Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square, 5th October, 1810., London, - An important foundation map of Texas First issue. Large engraved map on four sheets, joined as two, fine original outline hand-colour, inset maps of the 'Valley of Mexico from Mr Humboldt's Map', and charts of Acapulco Bay, and Veracruz. Rare and important foundation map of Texas and the southwest, the first issue, stating that Arrowsmith is Hydrographer to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, rather than to His Majesty. The map covers the Southwestern United States from the Mississippi River to southern California. It was the first large scale map of the area to record the discoveries of Zebulon Montgomery Pike and Alexander von Humboldt. The map itself was bitterly attacked by Humboldt who accused Arrowsmith - not without some justification - of plagiarism. The work is, however, no mere copy, and is superior to Humboldt's in several areas; most notably the delineation of the Californian coast for which Arrowsmith drew on the surveys made by Captain George Vancouver, and the Hudson Bay Company. Also, the rendering of much of Texas and the environs of the Brazos and Guadalupe rivers are much improved. Martin and Martin add that "by combining the best parts of Humboldt's and Pike's maps and avoiding their errors, and by adding his own new information, Arrowsmith contributed a significantly improved depiction of the region". The present example depicts the boundary of the Texas-Louisiana border along the Mermeto River and follows the official Spanish position as reported by Humboldt, beginning "about a hundred miles east of the mouth of the Salinas, or well into Louisiana, at the mouth of what is called the Mermento River, and then runs northeast along that river and then northwest to only a little above the 32nd parallel, and then runs slightly south of west, with San Saba around 100 miles beyond the boundary" (Streeter 1046D). Later, a second state was issued showing an altered border moved further west and north running along the Sabine and Red Rivers, as accepted by both the United States and Spain in the Adam-Onis Treaty of 1819. The insets are: Valley of Mexico from Mr. Humboldt's Map; Vera Cruz; and Acapulco. Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823) was the finest cartographer of his generation. Although he received little formal education it is believed that he was taught some mathematical instruction by William Emerson, author of several books on the application of mathematics to the area of cartography. Around 1770, Arrowsmith moved to London to seek employment. It is believed that he worked for William Faden before joining John Cary Sr. in the early 1780s. There he provided the measurements for John Cary's early publication detailing the roads from London to Falmouth, his first signed work. Arrowsmith set up on his own in 1790 and over the next thirty years produced some of the most beautiful and elegant maps of the era. Martin and Martin 25. See also Phillips, America, p.408; Streeter 1046; Taliaferro 202. 1340 by 1570mm. (52.75 by 61.75 inches). (Framed: 1400 x 1710 mm) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Nuova Raccolta di ciquanta motivi Pittoreschi a Costumi di Roma, incise all' Acqua forte de Bartolomeo Pinelli Romano.

      Pictorial title and plus 49 plates. Contemporary half calf gilt over marbled boards. 222 x 157 mm. Spine repaired else a very good, clean copy.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Pietas Londinensis: The History, Design, and Present State of the Various Public Charities in and near London

      London: Richard Phillips, 1810. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. xxix,(i),984pp followed by 4pp. publisher's catalogue. Half-title present. Early binding of full polished calf; spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt. Gilt borders and inner dentelles to the boards. Nicely and nearly invisibly rebacked with the original backstrip laid on and retaining the original drab endpapers. A very good copy.

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        The Bee Hive, Or, The Sips of the Season, Being a Choice Collection, of the Newest Songs, Now Singing at All Public Places of Amusement

      (London): J. Pitts, Printer and toy warehouse, 1810. Early Edition. Disbound. Poor. Disbound. 8pp. Woodcut of beehive on title page. Contents listed on the first page: 13 items, beginning with "She Lives not a Mile from the Meadow". Date of printing, based on Todd from the imprint address, is between 1802 and 1819. Text of songs only, no music. Four leaves, well stained , worn at edges (with loss of two words on page 7). Trimmed at the inner margin, but the two inner leaves are still connected. Only a fair copy, but a rare item.

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        The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes, with An Essay on his Life and Genius, By Arthur Murphy, Esq. 12 volumes complete

      J. Nichols & Son. Hardcover. full calf five raised bands glt decoration and titles to spine tooled clamshell borders with gilt borders to boards marbled edges and endpapers bookplate of Frederick Smith glue to front pastedown portrait of Johnson frontispiece to volume one bindings tight and in good condition leather scuffed spine edges a bit worn 12 volumes complete. . Very Good. 1810.

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        Napoleons Gesetzbuch. Einzig officielle Ausgabe für das Großherzogthum Berg. Édition seule officielle pour le Grand-Duché de Berg.

      in der Großherzoglich-Bergischen Regierungs-Buchdruckerey bey X. Levrault, Düsseldorf 1810 - Düsseldorf, in der Großherzoglich-Bergischen Regierungs-Buchdruckerey, bey X. Levrault, 1810. 8vo. Titelblätter mit Wappensignet Napoléons, 2 Bll., 1075 S. Zeitgenössischer Pappband mit Rückenprägung und geprägtem Rückenschild, schöner Rotschnitt. Exzellenter Zustand, Papier sehr frisch! Zweisprachige Ausgabe. - Durchaus mit lebhafter Teilnahme Napoléons wurde in Frankreich eine Zivilrechtskodifikation geschaffen, der im Jahre 1804 erlassene "Code Civil des Francais". Im Kaiserreich behielt das Gesetzbuch die amtliche Bezeichnung "Code Napoléon". Die Truppen Napoléons eroberten ganz Europa, auch Deutschland. Mit der Besatzung kam auch der Code Napoléon als offizielles Gesetzbuch nach Deutschland. Es erschienen eine Reihe von deutschen Übersetzungen, selten aber - wie hier - als französisch-deutsche Parallelausgabe. Das Großherzogtum Berg (auch: Großherzogtum Kleve und Berg) bestand von 1806 bis 1813 als ein napoleonischer "Satellitenstaat", wesentlich hervorgegangen aus den Herzogtümern Berg und Kleve, der Grafschaft Mark, dem Erbfürstentum Münster und der Reichsstadt Dortmund. Das Gebiet wurde etwa markiert durch die Städe Meppen im Norden, Osnabrück im Osten, dem Siegerland im Süden und seiner Hauptstadt Düsseldorf im Westen. Exzellenter Zustand, Papier sehr frisch! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tanzendes Volk vor antiken Ruinen. Große aquarellierte Federzeichnung auf Bütten; Bartolomeo Pinelli zugeschrieben.

      Italien, um 1810/20. - 35,3 x 59,1 cm, auf Trägerpappe aufgelegt. Nicht signiert oder bezeichnet. - Außergewöhnlich große, qualitätvolle Darstellung mit einem tanzenden Paar, das sich zu den Klängen eines Lautenspielers bewegt, umringt von allerlei Leuten, die in ihrer jeweiligen Beschäftigung innehalten, um zuzuschauen; im Vordergrund ein grasender Gaul und ein Hund, im Hintergrund Fuhrwerke in der bergigen Landschaft und antike Ruinen. - Sehr schön erhalten.

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        Das Gesamtwerk. [Herausgegeben von Fritz Werle]. 8 Bände [kmpl.]. (1) Das große Geheimnis. (2) Geschichte der Magie. Erster Halbband. (3) [Dasselbe] Zweiter Halbband. (4) Dogma und Ritual der Hohen Magie. Erster Band: Dogma. (5) [Dasselbe] Zweiter Band: Das Ritual. (6) Die salomonischen Schlüssel. (7) Das Buch der Weisen. (8) Der Schlüssel zu den großen Mysterien nach Henoch, Abraham, Hermes Trismegistos und Salomon. Dtsch. Erstausg.

      243 S., 1 Bl. / 294 S. / 252 S. / 273 S. / 341 S. / 94 S., 1 Bl. / 237 S., 1 Bl. mit 2 Taf. / 392 S., 1 Bl. Bd. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 u. 8 mit einigen Abb. im Text, 8, Goldgepr. O-Leinen (8 Bde.) Standardwerk der Magie. - Eliphas Lévi (1810-1875), einer der meistzitierten Okkultisten Frankreichs. Laut Miers haben nahezu alle okkulten Bewegungen aus seinen Werken geschöpft ohne seinen Namen zu erwähnen. So sind z.B. "Geheimlehre" von Blavatsky u. in "Morals and Dogma" von Albert Pike ganze Absätze aus seinen Hauptwerken enthalten. Die Anregung zu "Dogma und Ritual der Hohen Magie" verdankt Levi dem polnischen Mathematiker, Erfinder u. Okkultisten Jean-Marie Wronski [d.i. Jean Marie Hoene]. Die praktische Erprobung der Evokationen erfolgte durch seine Bekanntschaft mit Bulwer-Lytton 1854 in London. Einzelheiten sind bei Papus "Almanach du Magiste. Paris 1894" nachzulesen u. in der Levi Biografie von Chacornac. - Einbände tlw. leicht fleckig u. berieben wenige Seiten u. zwei Vorsätze etwas fleckig ganz vereinzelte Bleistiftanstreichungen, sonst gute Expl.

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        Plauen (Dresden). - Ansicht. - "Partie de la Vallée de Plauen du côté du jardin de Reifewitz près de Dresde".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Umrissradierung , koloriert, um 1810. Von Johann Friedrich Wizani. 36,5 x 51,6 cm (Darstellung) / 48 x 58,7 cm (Blatt). Mittig unterhalb der Darstellung betitelt, ferner links um "Dessiné et gravé par I. F. Wizani" und mittig "bei Heinrich Rittner in Dresden" ergänzt. - Romantische Ansicht des Plauensches Grundes bei Dresden. Im Vordergrund mit einer Schäferstaffage. - Blatt etwas gebräunt und leicht fleckig, gering knickspurig. Oben mit kleinem hinterlegten Papierriss, Spuren vormaliger Montage. Insgesamt in einem guten Erhaltungszustand. 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. Sprache: Deutsch

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      City of Washington: A.&G. Way, Printers, 1810 The first USS Alliance of the United States Navy was a 36-gun sailing frigate of the American Revolutionary War. Her first commanding officer was Capt. Pierre [Peter] Landais, a former officer of the French Navy who had come to the New World hoping to become a naval counterpart of Lafayette. The Alliance after reaching France was ordered by Benjamin Franklin to join the French squadron commanded by Captain John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard instead of quickly returning to America with much needed military supplies. The squadron then clockwise circumnavigated around Britain capturing three British ships. Landais sent the captured ships to Bergen, Norway, where the Danish government quickly returned the ships to the British consul depriving the captors of any reward for the capture of the ships. This Committee of Claims report was to determine whether the U.S. or France was liable to make good on the loss of any profit on the loss of the three ships. House Report No. 32, pages 317 through 331, 15 pages. Recently bound in half green leather over mabled boards. A fine copy.. Hardcover.

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        Historisk tafla af f. d. konung Gustaf IV Adolfs sednaste regerings-år. Med bilagor. 1-3.

      - Stockholm, Elmén & Granberg, 1810-11. 8:o. 100,+ 169,+ (6); 98,+ (2),+ 194,+ (6); 80,+188,+ (4) s. Fläckig och lagerfläckig, litet hål s. 31-32 i tredje delen och små revor i övre marginal, bläckplumpar mot slutet. Tryfferad med: (ALMFELT, L. A. F.) Revolutionen. [=Rubrik.] Grav. allegoriskt ettbladstryck med inklistrad tryckt text. Utan ort, (1809). Folio (306x504 mm). Enstaka små fläckar, vikt. Snoilsky 257. Gustav IV Adolf med en uggla på sin hatt och en avbruten värja i hand drar i fält släpandes en vagn med de fyra svenska rikstånden. Adelståndet försöker med en värja hugga av linan med vilken kungen drar vagnen. Bredvid ligger den tunna svenska riksbanken, vaktad av två beväpnade katter mot annalkande råttor. Motståndet är Ryssland och Frankrike, som står framför kungen, i form av en stor drake som spyr ut soldater och proklamationer, och en stor rykande kanon. Etsning av Lorens Axel Fredrik Almfelt (1781-1844), som även gjorde karikatyrer av S. af Ugglas vid samma tid. Almfelt var konduktör vid överintendentsämbetet och kapten i telegrafkåren samt elev vid konstakademien från 1792. Samt: Gustaf IV Adolph på Gripsholm. [=Rubrik.] Grav. akvatint föreställande Gustav IV Adolf. Utan ort och år. 4:o (58x66 mm). Skuren inom ram. Samt: Gustavus IV Adolphus rex Sveciae. [=Rubrik.] Grav. porträtt av Gustav IV Adolf som ung. Utan ort och år. 8:o (12x9 mm). Bruntonad. Något nötta samtida hfrbd, guldornerade ryggar och stänkmarmorerade pärmpapper Ur Två volymer. Ur J. Wattrangs bibliotek, med hans röda tryckta bibliotektslappar på frampärmarna, och ur xxxxx s med hans exlibris. Setterwall 3671. Första upplagan. Första delens första avdelning utkom i nytryck samma år, dock något nedminskad. En mycket tendensiös urkundspublikation. Uppdraget att skriva verket antas ha kommit från Gustav IV Adolfs tidigare och nu avsatta rådgivare, Ehrenheim och Wetterstedt, i syfte att svärta ned kungen och låta denne bli ensam syndabock för rikets olyckor. Det har även bidragit till att befästa bilden av Gustav IV Adolf som en odugling. Per Adolf Granberg (1770-1841) var mer publicist och författare än historiker. Han hade en period eget tryckeri, som han drev tillsammans med Carl Elmén. I karriären nådde han till sekreterare i kommittén för rikets styrelseverk. Sina historieverk skrev han delvis på officiellt uppdrag, vilket dock visade sig vara en föga lukrativ verksamhet, då de utlovade ersättningarna endast delvis utbetalades. För detta verk erhöll han ?en diskretion? som dock endast täckte tryckkostnaden för ena delen.

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        Le Livre Bleu.

      O. O., "Imprimé aux frais de l`auteur", ca. 1810.. Ein handschriftl. Blatt, darauf geschriebener Titel auf der oberen Hälfte und nur das Folgende gedruckt. Insgesamt: 3 Bll., 43 S. Grüner HLdr. d. 19. Jhdt. Über KVK / WorldCat nur ein Expl. in der Library of Congress nachweisbar. - Vgl zu diesem Kuriosum sehr ausführlich: Mossdorf, Encyclopädie der Freimaurerei III, pp. 354-359 und Lenning, Allgemeines Handbuch der Freimaurerei I, 478. - Sehr seltenes Freimaurer-Kuriosum: Der sonst nicht zu fassende Autor hat wohl selbst den Titel auf der oberen Hälfte des ersten gedruckten Blattes handschriftlich eingesetzt, nach dem gedruckten Vermerk des Selbstverlages beginnt der Text: "Afin de rendre cet ouvrage intelligible a ceux qui n`ont pas droit à la participation des secrets mac. ...". Der laufende Text, Anweisungen, Aphorismen und Geheimnisse für die höheren Grade enthaltend, wird von einer Vielzahl von Freimaurer-Chiffren unterbrochen. Deren Bedeutung ist auf dem vorgebundenen Manuskriptblatt zu entschlüsseln. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library.

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        A New Map of Mexico and Adjacent Provinces Compiled from Original Documents

      A fine example of the first edition of Arrowsmith's landmark map of Texas, Upper California and the Southwest, perhaps the single most important 19th Century mapping of the Southwestern part of North America prior to its independence. Arrowsmith's map was the first to report the discoveries of Pike and Humboldt, having been issued prior to the official accounts of these two explorers. While the map draws from the work of Humboldt extensively (evidenced by Humboldt´s accusation of plagiarism), the map shows substantial improvements over the Humboldt map in several areas. Arrowsmith drew on Vancouver's charts for his treatment of the California Coastline (including the tracks of Vancouver's voyage on the California Coast on a daily basis), Pike's accounts for the mapping of Texas and the Brazos and Guadalupe River regions and other rivers explored by Pike, and Humboldt's treatment of the Rocky Mountain regions and the Gulf Coast. Arrowsmith also shows Father Escalante's route in detail and is the first to confirm that the "Nepestle River" first reached by the Juan de Archuleta Expedition between 1664 and 1680 was in fact the Arkansas River. The map also provides an interesting snapshot of the Lower Missouri River, Kansas River, and Arkansas River valleys, prior to the reports of Stephen Long and other American explorer's in the region. There are a number of annotations throughout the map providing further information on the exploration and mapping of the region. In describing the map, Martin & Marin note: Relying on information provided to him by the Hudson's Bay Company, [Arrowsmith] added significant details in the Northwest, and his depiction of the California coast was probably taken from the British explorer Vancouver's own charts. In the Texas area [Arrowsmith] undoubtedly used Pike's rendition of the rivers .  .  . while he followed Humboldt in tracing the coast from the Spanish Hydrographic Office chart . . . . By combining the best parts of Humboldt's and Pike's maps and avoiding their errors, and by adding his own new information, Arrowsmith contributed a significantly improved depiction of the region" The present example is the first state of the map, showing the boundary of Mexico and the United States at the Mermento River in Louisiana, following the River. While Streeter referred to this edition as the second edition of the map, Rumsey identifies this edition as the first edition, with the Streeter's first state actually being the last edition, published circa 1820. The confusion lies in the fact that Streeter's first edition is also dated 1810 and shows Arrowsmith as "Hydrographer to his Majesty." All other editions reference Arrowsmith as Hydrographer to the Prince of Wales, with the second, third and fourth editions including a change in the title noting that each is corrected to 1815, 1816 and 1817 respectively. Streeter apparently assumed that this meant the "Hydrographer to the King State" was the first edition, but Rumsey correctly notes that Streeter's first edition is the only one to show the Adams Onis Treaty Boundary of 1819 and that it appears in the Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo, first published in 1825. Arrowsmith's map of Mexico is regarded as perhaps the single most influential of all regional maps from this time period, a landmark in the Cartographic History of Texas and the Southwest, and a cornerstone map in American Cartographic History. Truly exceptional copy of the map, with fine fresh color and was likely unopened and virtually untouched for nearly 200 years. Martin & Martin 25, Streeter 1046, Wheat 295.

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        Vue de la Baye de la Syréne.

      - 1810 circa. Incisione all'acquatinta, cm 41 x 53,3 circa (il foglio). Firmata in lastra sulla destra, fuori dalla parte figurata (Dessiné et Gravé par Ch. Muller). Il Muller, nelle sue vedute, utilizza sempre un espediente pittorico per contestualizzare la scena in uno scorcio, in un momento di vita quotidiana, o in un contesto storico. In questo modo, le sue stampe assumono importanti valori paesaggistici e storico culturali. Veduta con pescatori e imbarcazioni ancorate agli scogli nella baia caratterizzata da alti faraglioni. Disegnata ed incisa da Christian Friedrich Muller (Stuttgart, 1782 - 1816) agli inizi dell’Ottocento. Restauro nella parte centrale sinistra del foglio, nel cielo, e un piccolo strappo riparato lungo il margine laterale sinistro, usuali difetti marginali, nell'insieme discreto stato di conservazione.

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        Naufrage de MM. de Laborde sur les canots de La Peyrouse au port des François dans la Californie. Dédié à Monsieur Alexandre de Laborde leur frère

      A remarkable scene after a painting of Louis-Philippe Crepin, representing the shipwreck of Edouard and Ange de Laborde on 13 July 1786, off the coast of Alaska, during the expedition of La Perouse, one of the most significant journeys of exploration conducted by the French in the 18th century. The expedition took place onboard the Boussole and the Astrolabe, it´s goal was to explore the Pacific and assess the Spanish settlement in California; whilst en route to Kamchatka, La Perouse was the first to safely navigate the Japan Sea. After passing through Cape Horn, the expedition sailed towards the Northwest of America, arriving to the coast of Alaska in July 1786, discovering a magnificent bay dominated by mountains and surrounded by glaciars, which he goes on to name Port-des-Français, today Lituya Bay, staying there for almost a month. The bay was rich in natural resources, and was frequented by the Amerindian population of the area, with whom the French conducted trade on several occasions; La Perouse soon envisioned the potential for the fur trade. The subject of this scene is a dramatic episode occurred on 13 July 1786, when La Perouse sent a detachment of officers to sound the bay in three small vessels (two biscayennes and a small canoe); despite his recommendations for caution, Lieutenant Descure ventured too close to the pass, his biscayenne was engulfed by the tide, the second biscayenne -which had the Laborde brothers on board- suffered the same fate when attempting to rescue the first one, only the small canoe escaped, due probably to it´s stability. In all, 21 sailors perished in the shipwreck. Dedicated to the brother of the Laborde brothers, who died in the shipwreck, Alexandre de Laborde, author of several works on France, Spain, and Austria. At the bottom of the engraving, there is a narrative of what occurred in the shipwreck. The author, Louis-Philippe Crepin, was a pupil of Joseph Vernet and Hubert Robert, he also authored the painting portraying Dumont D´Urville and the sailors of the corvette Astrolabe paying homage at the La Perouse memorial on the island of Vanikoro. Extremely rare, both in the market and institutionally; we locate copies at Yale and the California State Library in the United States, and one in France.

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      Leibzig: Chez Gerard Fleischer. Good+. 1810. Hardcover. Nouvelle Edition. Thirteen volumes bound in half leather over clean marbled boards. Special binding with royal insignia: Gilt embellished spine including a "Royal Crown" over the letter "A" at the top. Text blocks tight, clean and intact. Marbled endpapers and frontispieces. #1, Nouvelles, 326pp; #2, Numa Pompilius, 299pp ; #3, Theatre, 294pp; #4, Myrtil et Chloe Pastorale, 203pp; #5, Estelle, Roman Pastoral, 265pp; #6, Precis Historique Surles Maures D'Espagne, 288pp; #7, Gonzalve De Cordoue, 221pp; #8, Fables, 269pp; #9, Don Quichotte de la Manche, 287pp; #10, Don Quichotte de la Manche, 329pp; #11, Don Quichotte de la Manche, 312pp; #12, Imitations et Traductions, 416pp; #13, L'enfant D'Darlequin Perdu et Retrouve Comedie. Jean Pierre Claris de Florian was most noted for his fables and also his abridgement of Don Quixote. Some spine lables are fully or partly missing. Vols. 4 #5 have a scuff mark on the cover. Vol. 7 has a small hole in leather near spine heel. Lierature, Poetry; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 3821 pages .

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        NEWBURYPORT HERALD. Bound volume: Vol. XIV No. 1-No. 103. April 6, 1810 through March 29, 1811.

      Nerburyport, MA: Newburyport Herald, 1810. An intact bound volume containing 103 issues, one issue short of a full year. Original leather spine with "14" stamped on it is heavily worn and rubbed. Original paper-covered boards are heavily worn, soiled, and discolored. Some of the issues are trimmed at the top edge. Seven pages are torn with some loss including the first issue. Many pages have minor soiling, age-toning, or minor staining, and many pages have small tears, creases, scuffs, etc. but as a whole this is a relatively complete and intact volume. Endpapers are present, but the front endpapers are detached. First edition. The issues that have suffered loss are No. 1, 8, 9, 18, 32, 57 (article on page 3-4 cut out), and 103. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Folio.

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        Hannover. - Ansicht. - "Hannover ".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierungen, koloriert, um 1810. 13,8 x 20,9 cm (Darstellung) / 22,4 x 36,2 cm (Blatt). Mittig unterhalb der Darstellung mit "Hannover. Ansicht in der Contrescharpe zwischen den Clever und Stein Thor" betitelt. Ferner rechts um "Salzenberg del. & sculp." ergänzt. - Dekorative Ansicht des Prinzenhauses in Hannover mit einigen Staffagefiguren am Flussufer. Kurfürst Georg Ludwig ließ das Prinzenhaus als Lusthaus auf der Bastion zwischen Stein- und Clevertor um 1705 erbauen. - Sehr selten! Blatt etwas fleckig. Mit kleinen Randläsuren und etwas knickspurig. Verso oben auf Passepartout montiert. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Photographic portraits of a young Aboriginal woman, Toowoomba, 1868-69

      Two albumen print photographs in carte de viste format, each 103 x 65 mm (mount); no photographer's imprint (versos blank); some mild spotting, mostly confined to the peripheries of the prints and the mounts themselves. A pair of superb studio portraits of the same young woman, one a full length portrait of her holding a spear and a small white flower, the other a striking vignette head and shoulders portrait. Another copy of the vignette portrait in a private collection has been attributed by Michael Aird to the photographer Heinrich (or Henry) Müller. The National Gallery of Australia gives Müller's dates as: Germany 1810 /1830 - Australia 1877; Australia from 1853
. The only date for Müller provided by Davies & Stanbury (Mechanical Eye) is 1868, when he had a studio in Ruthven Street, Toowoomba. The pair of studio portraits we offer here undoubtedly date to the late 1860s, and so were almost certainly taken in Müller's Ruthven Street studio. One of them possibly matches a copy print of a Müller photograph held in the John Oxley Library (Portrait of a young woman, Toowoomba, 1869), one of a small number of Aboriginal portraits by Müller in the collection, all dated to 1869 (not viewable online).

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        The Grand Sweeper: Together with The Woodman [Broadside Ballad]

      Charlestown: J. White, 1810. Broadside. Very Good Condition. Single sheet, mild soiling, verso discolored and with old pen title, one edge trimmed unevenly in the margin. Two woodcuts, one of a reaper, one of a dinner scene at top. "Here's Statesmen, lawyers, & doctors gay, Time with its scythe sweeps them all away." Just one copy in Worldcat, at Harvard. Not at the AAS. ca. 11 1/2" x 9". Undated ca. 1810 - the Harvard copy suggests 1810-1830, the years White was most active. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Americana. Inventory No: 045665.

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        Gammer Gurton's Garland: or, The Nursery Parnassus. A Choice Collection of Pretty Songs and Verses, for the Amusement of All Little good Children Who can Neither Read nor Run.

      London: Printed for R. Triphood, 1810. 8vo, modern dark purple morocco by Philip Dusel, gilt decorations and lettering. A collection of famous children's rhymes, first compiled by Joseph Ritson in 1784. Ritson (1752-1803) the antiquary was interested in the "folklore of the nursery" (Bronson) and brought together 75 rhymes in Gammer Gurton, based in part on the famous Mother Goose's Melody, also published in 1784, but there are several well known rhymes in Gammer Gurton not in Mother Goose, including "London Bridge is Broken Down," "There was an old woman, she liv'd in a shoe," "The Man in the Moon came tumbling down," and "Hark, hark, the dogs do bark." Antiquary Francis Douce (1757-1834), a friend of Ritson with similar interests, later annotated a copy of the 1795 edition of Gammer Gurton with additional rhymes, and the material from that annotated copy was used to produce this expanded edition in 1810. Another antiquary, Joseph Haslewood, has been given credit for editing this edition. The number of famous rhymes in Gammer Gurton includes "The Cat and the Fiddle," "Bah, Bah, Black Sheep," "Patty Cake" "Jack and Gill," "Dickery, dickery, dock," "Yankey Doodle came to town," and "Tom Thumb the piper's son." In part IV of this edition are the first appearances in print of  form of "Humpty Dumpty" and "Little Bo-Peep." "Gammer" is an old English word for countrywoman, and the name "Gammer Gurton" was used in a few early English children's rhymes. ESTC records no copies of the 1784 edition of Gammer Gurton and only five copies of the 1795 edition. Paper with scattered light browning; a fine copy with wide margins.

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        Sachsenburg. - Ansicht. - Schloss.

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Umrissradierung , um 1810. Von Adrian Zingg. 30,4 x 43,1 cm (Darstellung) / 39,5 x 50,5 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung von Hand mit "Sachsenburg" beschriftet. - Idyllisches Panoramabild des Schlosses Sachsenburg bei Frankenberg. Die Burganlage wurde in den 1480er Jahren zum Wohnschloss umgebaut. - Blatt etwas gebräunt und leicht fleckig, oben rechts mit Knickspur. Insgesamt in einem guten Erhaltungszustand. Adrian Zingg (1734 St. Gallen - 1816 Leipzig). Schweizer Maler, Zeichner, Radierer und Kupferstecher. Er war ein Wegbereiter der neueren Dresdner Landschaftsmalerei. Lehre beim Kupferstecher Johann Rudolf Holzhalb. 1757 bei Johann Ludwig Aberli in Bern, der ihn Ansichten aus der Schweiz stechen liess. 1759-66 im Atelier von Johann Georg Wille. Wurde 1764 von Christian Ludwig von Hagedorn als Kupferstecher an die neugegründete Dresdner Akademie berufen, wo er ab 1766 lehrte. Pflegte engen Kontakt zum Dresdner Maler Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich, dessen druckgrafisches Werk er ab 1774 vollendete und publizierte. 1769 Mitglied der Wiener Akademie, 1787 Mitglied der Berliner Akademie. 1803 Professur für Kupferstich an der Dresdner Akademie; Titel eines kurfürstlichen Hofkupferstechers. Zingg prägte zusammen mit seinem Freund Anton Graff die Bezeichnung "Sächsische Schweiz" für das Elbsandsteingebirge, zu dem er zahlreiche Veduten in Sepiamalerei und Radierung schuf. Sprache: Deutsch

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        The Book of Job; Translated from the Hebrew, by the Late Miss Elizabeth Smith; WITH: Fragments, in Prose and Verse: by Miss Elizabeth Smith Lately Deceased, with Some Account of Her Life and Character by H.M. Bowdler

      Bath: Printed by Richard Cruttwell, St. James's-Street, Bath; and Sold by Cadell and Davies, Strand, Hatchard, Piccadilly, London; and S. Cheyne, Edinburgh, 1810. Second edition of this notable English translation of the Book of Job, first published earlier that year, by the self-taught linguist Elizabeth Smith (1776-1806). As a young child, Smith's prodigious reading raised fears that "such close application might injure her health." By her early teens, she was conversant in French, Italian, German and Spanish, and soon turned her attention to the comparative study of ancient languages, including Greek, Latin, Arabic, and Hebrew. Smith's gift for languages is reflected in her pioneering treatment of Job, the first complete English translation of that text produced by a woman. Relying on the popular Hebrew grammar of John Parkhurst, Smith reimagines the Old Testament tale of loss and endurance in a direct lyrical mode: "My days are swifter than a shuttle, / They are finished for want of thread." The Book of Job is accompanied by an early edition of Smith's miscellaneous writings, Fragments, first published in 1808, in which she recommends the work of translation to all her readers: "The study of languages . . . gives a much higher relish for the beauties of our own language, by enabling us to feel the force of every expression, which a common reader passes over without observation." Although offered for sale separately by the publisher, this first volume of Fragments was part of a two-volume set; the second volume, Smith's translation of the memoirs of Frederick and Margaret Klopstock from the German, is not present. Handsomely bound early editions, in near-fine condition. Two octavo volumes, uniformly bound in full contemporary tree calf, spines decorated and lettered in gilt. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Smith in Fragments; single page of publisher's advertisements at rear of each volume. Contemporary female ownership signature in Book of Job; presentation inscription in the same hand in Fragments. Frontispiece lightly foxed, lightest shelfwear to bindings.

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        Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser. Volume Eight, number 320, February 17, 1810

      Folio, disbound; incomplete, being one half of the bifolium only (i.e. the first 2 pages), loss at top edge and along fore-edge resulting in loss of text, in particular at the ends of lines on the first page; creasing, several small perforations with loss of text, paper strengthened in sections. Includes Government and General Orders issued by Governor Macquarie on 10 February 1810. The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser was Australia's first newspaper. The first edition was printed by George Howe (1769-1821) and was issued on March 5, 1803. The Gazette remained the Colony's only newspaper until 1824, when W.C. Wentworth's The Australian was established.

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        [LA PEROUSE] The Grand Serious Pantomime of La Perouse; Or, The Desolate Island

      [Liverpool] : Egerton Smith and Co. Printers, Pool-Lane, [1810]. A fair copy with some foxing. Playbill, single sheet (285 x 180 mm), advertising a performance at the Theatre-Royal, Liverpool, on Wednesday, November 21st, 1810. The play opening the bill is ‘George Barnwell’, and the evening is 'For the Benefit of Mr Rohmer'. The full cast for 'La Perouse' is listed, with the protagonist played by Mr Grant and Madame Perouse by Miss Stubbs. A relatively early example of a playbill for this stage work, productions of which are recorded from 1801 onwards. An earlier play about La Perouse by the German playwright Kotzebue had been published in 1798, in which La Perouse is depicted as the only survivor of his shipwreck, living with an empathetic native woman on a deserted island until Madame La Perouse and his son discover him. The native woman and Madame La Perouse end up co-habiting on the island, with La Perouse becoming something of a brother to them. Although this story clearly inspired Fawcett, his version of the tragedy had a different conclusion which was designed to suit English public taste: the native woman turns out to be evil, and with the help of newly-arrived natives she plots the destruction of La Perouse, his wife and son - until foiled by a clever chimpanzee and crew of the ‘Astrolabe’, who massacre the natives and return to France with the La Perouse family.

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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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        Album de gravures 19è

      S.L., s.d. (vers 1810). In-4 (24 x 18 cm) plein maroquin vert souple, dos lisse à filets dorés, filet sur les plats, tranches dorées, 90 planches gravées à l'aquatinte d'après Le Poussin, Le Lorrain, Ruysdael, Dujardin, Teniers, Vanden Velde... gravées par Bacler d'Albe, A. Guyot, Baltard. Quelques rousseurs. Un manque de papier en bordure d'une gravure. Recueil de vues, antiquités, paysages, sujets gracieux, animaux, scènes pastorales, Rome, ...etc... Français relié DeCollection

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        Traite du calcul differentiel et du calcul integral. Seconde édition, revue et augmentée. Tome I, II, III

      Paris: chez Courcier, Imprimeur-Libraire pour les Mathématiques 1810, 1814, 1819 3 Bände, OLDr. mit goldgeprägtem Rücken, marmorierter Schnitt, (4°) 21 x 27 cm, 1. Band: LVI+652 Seiten u. 5 gefaltete Tafeln, 2. Band: XXI+816 Seiten mit 2 Tafeln u. 3 gefaltete Tafeln in der Beilage, 3. Band: XXIV+771 Seiten u. 2 gefaltete Tafeln; Deckel abgeschürft, Rücken des 1. Bandes teilweise geplatzt, Rücken des 3. Bandes mit Wurmfraßspuren, Stück Leder am Rücken u. auf Hinterdeckel fehlen; Satzspiegel altersbedingt leicht gebräunt, einige Seiten des 2. u. 3. Bandes altersbedingt stockfleckig, ab und zu mit Blestiftnotizen, Tafeln bei den Rändern braunfleckig, sonst innen schön u. unbeschädigt, altersgemäß guter Zustand.Mathematik, Bücher des 19. Jahrhunderts

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

      - Leipzig, Heinrich Gräff, 1810. Two volumes in two. 8vo (17.5 x 10.7 cm). 892 [I: viii, 444; II: iv, 436] pp., one folded engraving of the Jagannath temple. Contemporary uniform tree calf resembling paper boards with ruled borders, olive and brown gilt-lettered morocco labels on spines.l The very rare German edition of "Essai historique, geographique et politique sur l'Indoustan" by Alexandre Legoux de Flaix, published in 1807 in Paris. "Ostindien", therefore, is eastern India, not the East Indies. The French edition itself is rare, but this German edition is really obscure and even difficult to find in German libraries. This edition was edited and contains an introduction by von Zimmerman, then famous as publisher of the "Taschenbuch der Reisen" series. Boards a bit worn, small old stamp on title page verso, some offsetting to the plate, otherwise a very good copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Sixième jeu de cartes géographiques,

      orné de figures gravées avec soin et représentant les différens peuples de la terre dans le costume particulier à chacun d’eux; destiné à l’instruction et à l’amusement de la jeunesse des deux sexes. Lille : Vanackere ; Paris : H. Nicolle, [c.1810]. Original box (112 x 73 x 30 mm) of marbled paper over thick card with pasted-down illustrated label to front (old ink marks), containing 48 numbered cards (100 x 70 mm) with engraved cartouche and text to recto, each card representing a different region of the world, including Nouvelle-Hollande (XLVI), Isles d'Amérique et de la Mer du Sud (XLVII) and Terres Polaires et Australes (XLVIII); the cards are exceptionally well preserved, all being fresh and clean with the exception of La Helvétie (Swizerland), which has a small ink mark; with a single folding sheet, 170 x 130 mm, printed both sides with rules and geographical information (complete and clean but with creasing); lacking the folding copper-engraved map of the world by Tardieu. A beautiful early nineteenth century French pedagogical game designed to teach children geography. Each of the cards bears a geographical description and an illustration - often somewhat fanciful - of an inhabitant of a particular region engraved on wood by P.-F. Godard (1768-1838). The game reflects the vision of the world during the period of the First Empire, there being numerous unexplored parts of the globe, and France comprising 117 départements - the result of Napoleon’s conquests. Card XLVI is dedicated to Nouvelle-Hollande, but also mentions New Guinea. It is decorated with an engraving of a fierce-looking warrior wearing a headdress and animal skins and brandishing a spear. This illustration is possibly meant to represent a Papuan, as it does not accord with the description of Australian Aborigines printed on this card, which alleges that the indigenous inhabitants of New Holland are the most miserable and degraded of any people on earth: “Without clothing, without industry, without habitation, they have nothing for a bed but the earth and nothing for nourishment except for shell-fish which they gather at the edge of the ocean”. The text also mentions the English settlement at Botany Bay and the transportation of convicts. Card XLVIII is dedicated to Terres Polaires et Australes, and is decorated with an engraving of a bare-breasted maiden (possibly inspired by illustrations of Tahitian women). The text states that New Zealand is inhabited by cannibals and that the savages of New Guinea and New Holland live in a primitive state owing to their lack of intelligence; “Some geographers consider New Holland to be a continent.... Considered as an island, it is the largest on earth, approximately 300,000 square leagues”. The other regions included in the set include Abyssinia, Islands of Africa, Canada, America, Mexico, Guyana, Chile, Peru, Brazil, The Amazon, Tierra del Fuego, Tartary, The Indies, Mountains of Asia, Turkey in Asia, Arabia and Persia. The National Library holds the only copy of this game recorded in Australian collections.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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