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        Vue de la Galerie de Schalbet / prise du coté de l'Italie

      Bella veduta delle Alpi presa dal versante italiano, stampata a colori, tratta dalla famosa opera " Voyage Pittoresque de Genève à Milan par le Simplon " edita a Parigi da Firmin Didot nel 1811.I Lory padre e figlioMathias Gabriel Lory, meglio conosciuto come Gabriel Lory fils, fu pittore, acquarellista ed incisore. Figlio di Gabriel Ludwig Lory, sin da bambino dimostrò un eccezionale talento artistico. I due collaborarono nella realizzazione di alcuni tra i più bei viaggi pittorici, tra i quali ricordiamo il Voyage Pittoresque de Genève à Milan par le Simplon del 1811 ed ancora il Voyage Pittoresque aux Glaciers de Chamouni del 1815. Filo conduttore, sia nell?opera del padre che del figlio, il colore sempre sapientemente dosato. Furono i primi a stampare direttamente a colori, tecnica che gli consentì di trasporre nell?incisione le stesse atmosfere e bellezze del paesaggio reale. Dimensioni delle vedute proposte mm 195x280.Bibliografia: Conrad de Mandach, Gabriel Lory le Père et Gabriel Lory le Fils, Losanna 1920 mm 193x280

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        Opere

      Molinari 1811 Tomi 12 in 6 volumi

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        Eclogae Plantarum Rariorum aut minus cognitarum quas ad vivum descripsit et iconibus coloratis illustravit...

      Vienna, Anton Strauss for the author, 1811-16. 2 volumes (text & atlas). Folio (485 x 345mm). pp. viii, 155, with 101 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary boards. First edition, large uncut copy, of the major publication of Joseph Franz, son of and botanical successor to Nikolaus Joseph. Like his father's publications, this work features rare exotics recently introduced into cultivation in the Imperial gardens, including many South African species. Joseph Franz (1766-1839) had succeeded his father as director of the Schönbrunn gardens, and employed many of the same plant collectors that had worked for his father. A second volume, containing a further 67 plates, was published posthumously in 1844 by Eduard Fenzl and the author's daughter Isabella Schreibers, and is often missing (as for example in the Austrian National Library). This work is exceptionally rare, the Plesch-de Belder copy being the only one on the market in the last 50 years. All original wrappers to parts 1-10 bound in. Nissen BBI, 969; Great Flower Books p. 61; Stafleu and Cowan 3236; GV 66 215 (vol 1 only); Sammlungen der vereinten Familien- und Privat-Bibliotheken Sr. M. des Kaisers, vol. II 260 (vol 1 only); Wurzbach IX 25 (vol 1 only); Österreichs National-Encyklopädie III 5 (vol 1 only).

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        An Account of the Kingdom of Nepaul in 1793 [Nepal]

      G - in Good condition. Damage to mid spine with some loss to leather - cover otherwise rubbed with light marking. Occasional spotting & marginal light water stains sometimes impinging. Small repaired closed edge tears at hinge of fold-out map Reprint Leather cover 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). 386pp. Sotheby's invoice enclosed (1984). Complete with 16 plates including vignette on title page & extending map & colour plate. Bound without half-title or advertisements.

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        Voyages du Chevalier Chardin, en Perse, et autres lieux de l?Orient, enrichis d?un grand nombre de belles figures en taille-douce, représentant les Antiquités et les choses remarquables du pays. Nouvelle édition, soigneusement conférée sur les trois éditions originales, augmentée d?une Notice de la Perse, depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu?à ce jour, de Notes, etc. Par L. Langlès..

      Paris, Le Normant Imprimeur-Libraire, 1811. 1811 10 vol. in-8 e un atlante in-folio, pp. (4) XLVIII - 452; (4) 463; (4) 464; (4) 464; (4) 500; (4) 496; (4) 492; (4) 519; (4) 573, (4) 430. Atlante: 1 pagina di occhietto, frontespizio, ritratto di Chardin [disegnato e inciso da C. Macret], 1 grade carta geografica ripiegata con i confini colorati [P. Lapie] e 83 tra vedute, figure, esempi di alfabeti e costumi persiani. Con 6 graziose vignette incise all?inizio del testo alcuni volumi. Vol. di testo leg. in piena pelle dell?epoca, piatti inquadrati da filetto oro a motivo vegetale. Dorsi lisci con titoli su tassello, qualche cerniera accomodata ma ottime condizioni. Atlante leg. in mezza pelle recente, piatti carta marmorizzata (qualche strappo riparato, legg. aloni ad alcune tavole). La migliore edizione del resoconto dei viaggi in Persia di Chardin. Derivata dalle precedenti edizioni e curata dal grande orientalista francese Louis-Mathieu Langlès (1763 - 1824), fondatore e primo direttore della Scuola speciale di Lingue Orientali, dove insegnava persiano, uno dei fondatori della Società Geografica Parigi.Cfr. Brunet, I, 1802.

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        A new map of the county of Tyrol, and the republic of Venice; duchy of Mantva & c. &. c.

      Londra. 1811 Incisione di dimensioni 43x48,5 cm. Lievissimi segni di foxing. Pianta raffigurante la contea del Tirolo, la repubblica di Venezia e il ducato di Mantova. Non presenta alcuna originalità cartografica e figurativa, ma c?è una certa attenzione rivolta alla viabilità anche secondaria. Scheda bibliografica tratta da ?Il territorio trentino-tirolese nell?antica cartografia? di Gino Tomasi, scheda n. 92.

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        Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells: containing a new arrangement of the genera and species, illustrated by coloured engravings executed from the natural specimens and including the latest discoveries.

      London, W. Miller, 1811. Folio. (iv), 4, (122), (2), with 61 handcoloured engraved plates. Later red half calf, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering. Perry's remarkable book has been a subject of adverse criticism, especially of J.E. Gray, G.B. Sowerby and L.A. Reeve. This with regard to the generic and specific names and the sometimes fantastic shell forms with a bold application of improbable colours. Nonetheless many of its new generic and specific names are now firmly entranched in the literature to-day. It is one of the most enjoyable colourful shell books and the only one with aquatint plates. Most of the specimens illustrated came from various private museums, among them Elizabeth Bligh's outstanding shell collection, which contained many beautiful and rare examples obtained from the South Seas by her husband, William Bligh of the Bounty. "An important work on bivalves and univalves. A great many of the specimens are noted as coming from various parts of the Pacific, though there are none identified as having been collected from Hawaii. Twenty-three specimens are from New Holland and Van Diemen's Land, 10 from New Zealand, 15 from the 'South Seas', two from the Pacific Ocean, and one from 'Otaheite'" (Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780-1900, no. 425). Some off-setting to plates as usual, a few leaves with small marginal tear. Nissen ZBI, 3134; Dance 243; Forbes 425.

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        SAGGIO DI OSSERVAZIONE E D'ESPERIENZE SULE PRINCIPALI MALATTIE DEGLI OCCHI CON TAVOLE IN RAME

      MARTINIEdito nel 1811 a Venezia , in 8°, legatura in piena pergamena, tassello al dorso con titoli in oro, tagli spruzzati, pagg. 304 con 3 tavole fuori testo, ripiegate, al fine. Edizione veneziana, di questo famoso trattato del celebre anatomista e docente presso l'Università di Pavia per la Corte di Vienna. Buon esemplare.

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        L'art de conserver, pendant plusieurs années, toutes les substances animales et végétales; ouvrage soumis au Bureau consultatif des Arts et Manufactures, revêtu de son approbation, et publié sur l'invitation de S. Exc. le Ministre de l'Interieur [...]. Deuxième édition revue et augmentée de plusieurs observations et de nouvelles experiences.

      A Paris, chez Patris et Cie, Imprimeurs-Libraires, 1811, in-8, brossura muta originale, pp. 225, [1]. Con una tav. incisa in rame ripiegata f.t. Seconda edizione, ampiamente aumentata, d'un anno successiva alla prima. Appert descrive qui il suo metodo di conservare gli alimenti in lattina che rivoluzionò l'alimentazione del mondo occidentale. Bell'esemplare, a pieni margini. Firma autografa dell'autore sotto la rivendicazione di proprietà letteraria.

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        LINNÉ, CARL von.

      Lachesis lapponica, or a tour in Lapland, now first published from the original manuscript journal of the celebrated Linnæus; by James Edward Smith. I-II. London, R. Taylor and co., 1811. 8:o. XVI,366,(2 blanka) + (2),306 s. Med ett stort antal träsnitt i texten. Två häftade volymer i samtida gråbruna nötta och fläckiga pappomslag med knappt skönjbara handskrivna titeltexter i bläck och samtida blindtryckta delbeteckningar. Ryggen till del II defekt upptill och omslagen till bägge volymerna sköra i häftningen. Inlagda i moderna styva grå skyddomslag med gula titeletiketter och förgyllda nummerbeteckningar. Oskurna och rena inlagor. En del smärre bruksspår, t.ex på s. 179 i nedre marginalen och några småfläckar i yttermarginalen på s. 191-93 i del I. Del II har några sotfläckar på s. 177. Med Lucy Hardcastles namnteckning från mars 1829 och H. M. Stockdales namnteckning daterad den 12 mars 1853, en liten etikett från Thulin och Ohlsons antikvariat i Göteborg samt Conrad Carlesons exlibris.. Soulsby A catalogue of the works of Linnæus 192. Bring Itineraria svecana 136. Schiötz Utlendigers reiser i Norge 608a*. Marklund Övre Norrland i litteraturen 3591. Första upplagan av Linnés "Lappländska resa", översatt av Carl Troilius. Resan företogs 1732 men kom ut på svenska först 1888. Träsnitten är utförda av R. T. Austin efter Linnés teckningar och föreställer djurarter, hantverksföremål, landskap m.m. I ett appendix till del II återges ett extrakt ur Wahlenbergs "berättelse om mätningar och observationer" i översättning av J. Dryander. Smith presenteras på titelbladet som "president of the Linnæan society", där manuskriptet till resan förvaras. Smith utgav efter att ha förvärvat Linnés samlingar flera olika tidigare opublicerade arbeten av denne. Gunnar Brusewitz har skrivit: "Lapplandsresan har med rätta ställts i främsta rummet ur litterär synpunkt, därför att vi där hundraprocentigt kan lita på att det är Linnés egna ord vi läser. Han reste till största delen ensam och var sin egen sekreterare. [---] Naiv i betydelsen oerfaren, oskuldsfull var aldrig Linné, men han visste tillräckligt mycket för att våga visa häpenhet även inför de mest vardagsnära företeelser. Den moderne journalisten har mycket att lära av Linné."

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        A Map Of The State Of Pennsylvania By Reading Howell MDCCCXI

      Philadelphia, 1811. No Binding. Very Good. 21 3/8 x 33 ½ inches.. Deckled edges; centerfold reinforced, else excellent. Separately published-very scarce. In 1792 Reading Howell published the first map of Pennsylvania to show the full extent of the state with accurate boundary lines. The present work is an amplified version of this work and the first edition of it published in the 19th century. Moreover, this edition was elegantly engraved by John Vallance, who also produced the first official plan of Washington, DC and the Griffith map of Maryland. Howell's excellent map was not superseded until 1822 when Melish's map of the state appeared. Ristow, pp. 108-109; cf. Rumsey 4181.

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        Programma. Regno d'Italia. Dipartimento del Reno. Distretto d'Imola. Il podesta della citta d'Imola.

      [Imola]: tipografia comunale per Gianbenedetto Filippini, 1811.. 1 sheet Broadside. First edition. Announcing a series of celebrations of the baptism of Napolon II (1811-1832), known from birth as the King of Rome, son of Napoleon and his second wife, Marie Louise of Austria. Issued in Imola, the original seat of the provisional government of the Cispandane Republic, later merged with the Transpadane Republic, forming the Cisalpine Republic, in turn merged into the new Italian Republic, and then 1805, following Bonaparte's assumption of the title of Emperor of the French, transformed into the Kingdom of Italy, Regno d'Italia, as it is here. After declaring that the people of Imola are second to none in their loyalty to Napoleon, the proclamation notes a series of activities: poems to be read, canon shots and the pealing of bells at dawn, cash prizes to those being married and those who gave birth on the King of Rome's birthday, food for the poor and for those imprisoned, and at night, the town is to be illuminated, and there will be presentations at the theater, a symphony concert, and a ball. One copy at Biblioteca comunale, Imola. No other copies shown at any North American or other European Libraries. A few tiny tears at folds else a fine, untrimmed copy.

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        Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells:

      London Printed for William Miller by W. Bulmer and Co 1811. VG: in very good condition without dust jacket. Rebound. Occasional spotting. Cracked at page/illustration 36. Complete with a catalogue of books published by William Millar First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 68pp + plates :: Illustrated with 61 full-page coloured engravings by John Clarke :: 440mm x 300mm (17" x 12")

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        The Modern Angler, In A Series Of Letters

      Second Edition. Engraved frontispiece. Bound in half brown leather and marbled boards with red leather spine labels stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Previous owner's leather bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Book condition: Fine Condition

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        Practical Observations in Surgery: more particularly as regards the Naval and Military Service. Illustrated by Cases, and various Official Documents [1826]. [Bound with:] A Letter, Respectfully Addressed to the Commissioners for Transports, Sick and Wounded Seamen, &c. &c. &c. on the Subject of the Operation for Popliteal Aneurism. Illustrated by Cases, and the Description of a New Instrument [1811]

      London: Printed for J. Callow, 1811. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original or very near contemporary half-leather and marble backed boards with six gilt ruled compartments along the spine and a black leather title piece lettered in gilt within second compartment; sound and firm, showing no snags or splits; contents equally firm, tight and clean; plates showing some scattered spotting, more so the second than the first; not from a library so no such stamps or labels; neat hand-written dedication at the front free endpaper states: "From the author / July 1839"; size: 8vo (220mm x 140mm). Two titles in 1 book, thus: Alex. Copland Hutchison, Esq. [Title:] Practical observations in surgery: more particularly as regards the naval and military service. Illustrated by cases, and various official documents. [Published:] London: Thomas and George Underwood, 1826. Second Edition, considerably enlarged. [Collation:] pp. xvi, 431, [i], and a folding plate. [Bound with:] Alex. Copland Hutchison, M. D. [Title:] A letter, respectfully addressed to the commissioners for transports, sick and wounded seamen, &c. &c. &c. on the subject of the operation for popliteal aneurism. Illustrated by cases, and the description of a new instrument. [Published:] London: Printed for J. Callow, 1811. First Edition. [Collation:] pp. [iii], 19, [i], and a folding plate. Both titles very scarce.

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        Practical Observations on the Treatment of the Diseases of the Prostate Gland. Illustrated with copper plates

      London G and W Nicol 1811. G- : in good (minus) condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Later repair to spine now cracked and worn. Inside hinges cracked. Marks and browning throughout. Fep missing. Contents readable. Pages uncut. All plates have browning and foxing but are in good order First Edition Grey hardback cover 280pp + 80 pages of appendices [test results] :: 13 copper plates :: 240mm x 140mm (9" x 6") :: Previous owners inscription dated 1812. There are 10 chapters and 3 appendices: Middle Lobe, enlargement, stages, effects, on the secretion of the gland, effects on the bladder, disposition of the disease, effects on the secretion of urine, suppression, mode of treatment, enlargement of the middle lobe of the prostrate gland, cases on treatment, cases on degrees of enlargement, effect of injections, enlargement of the lateral lobes, inflammation of the verumontanum, abcess in the prostrate gland and ulcers. Everard Home (1756-1832) was Serjeant Surgeon to the King and surgeon at St Georges Hospital. This book may have been written to co-incide with lectures he did in 1810

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        Lachesis Lapponica or a Tour in Lapland, now first published from the Original Manuscript Journal of the celebrated Linnaeus; by James Edward Smith.

      White and Cochrane 1811 2 volume in one: xvi, 366; [ii], 306 pp. 8vo (14 x 21,5 cm.). Half recent maroon morocco, spine with 5 raised bands, marbled boards & new end-papers; original morocco title-label preserved. Nicely illustrated with over 60 wood engravings by R. T. Austin. ¶ First edition of Linnaeus' fascinating journey to Lapland and a part of Sweden and Norway. Although Linnaeus's Lapland tour took place in 1732, the manuscript of the "Lachesis Lappinica" was first published in 1811, the first Swedish edition not until 1888. Soulsby 192; Hulth 160; Junk, Rara, p. 59: "wichtig und selten". -- A clean inner copy with ample margins.

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        Message from the President of the U. States, transmitting a report of the Secretary of the Treasury, on the Execution of the Act Providing for the Survey of the Coast of the U. States. February 4th, 1811.

      58 pp. + 2 leaves of plates. 8vo. Removed. First edition. Illus. with 2 b/w plates. Shaw & Shoemaker 24220. Rink 2406. The report consists of a covering letter from the Secretary, explaining that the original planning, begun in 1807, under the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, was suspended due to foreign relations concerns, but that F. R. Hassler, Professor of Mathematics, was still ready to begin; Gallatin's letter of March 25th, 1807, explaining the survey and asking for advice; detailed responses to that letter from the seven addressees, including a rather technical response by James Madison, then a Committee member, suggesting that the triangulation method might not work, and proposing that a "stasimetric" mode be used; and further correspondence with the chief of the group, Robert Patterson, which included a list of instruments that were required, provided by F. R. Hassler. Hassler finally sailed for Europe in late August of 1811 to purchase the needed instruments but the ensuing War of 1812 left him stranded for the next three years. Though he did finally begin work in 1816, Congress transferred the project to the military which did little, and the project was not fully resumed until 1833 when Hassler was reappointed superintentant of the survey. The two plates, which contain three figures, relate to Patterson's explication of the methods to be used. Rink lists only three copies: Brown, LOC, AAS; OCLC shows two more UVA, LCP. Removed from a larger volume else a very good copy with offsetting on a few leaves, shallow marginal chip to top edge of 2nd plate.

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        Travels in the Island of Iceland, during the Summer of the Year MDCCX.

      29x32 cm. XVII S., 1 Bl., 491 S,., (1) S. Mit 15 Kupfertafeln (davon 1 gefaltet, 8 koloriert), 2 (davon 1 mehfach gefaltet und teilkoloriert) Karten, 4 gefalteten Tabellen und Textabbildungen. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Mit einer gefalteten Ansicht von Rejkavik, Ansichten von Landschaften, Dörfern, Trachten, Geysirausbrüchen, Musiknoten. u.a. - Appendix mit einer Beschreibung der Krankheiten, der Flora, Mineralien, Geschichte und Literatur und Musik Islands. - Einband etwas berieben. Vorsätze gebräunt und etwas leimschattig. Sehr wenige Seiten unten mit einem Wasserand und sehr wenige Seiten schwach fleckig. [5 Warenabbildungen bei antiquariat.de]

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        An Account of the Kingdom of Nepaul in 1793 [Nepal]

      London: William Miller, 1811.. Reprint. Leather cover. G - in Good condition. Damage to mid spine with some loss to leather - cover otherwise rubbed with light marking. Occasional spotting & marginal light water stains sometimes impinging. Small repaired closed edge tears at hinge of fold-out map. 386pp :: 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9") :: Sotheby's invoice enclosed (1984). Complete with 16 plates including vignette on title page & extending map & colour plate. Bound without half-title or advertisements

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        Wallis's tour of Europe. A new geographical pastime. [With booklet] Wallis's tour through Europe. A new geographical game.

      London: Published March 13th 1811 by John Wallis at his Map Warehouse...[the map]; London:Published by E. Wallis..., [n.d.] [the booklet].. Engr. map, 480 X 525mm., in 12 sections, hand-coloured, mounted on linen, the booklet is small 8vo, pp. 12, in orig. grey wrappers, the map fldg. into the original green cloth slip-case, blocked in blind decoration with decor. gilt title on upper cover. The booklet contains the rules of the game and a guide to the various places. [COPAC lists 3 copies of the first edition of 1794, but only 1 for the 1811 issue].

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        The Works

      London: Printed for William Miller and James Carpenter,, 1811. 19 volumes, octavo (180 × 118 mm).Contemporary diced calf, red and black morocco labels, decoration to spines gilt and in blind in compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards, plain endpapers, marbled endpapers. Frontispiece portrait to first volume. Bookplate to pastedown of volume 1, some browning to leaves and some occasional light foxing, spines rubbed and boards a little marked, an excellent set. First Mangin edition. An excellent set of one of the 18th century's key novelists.

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        The Works of Samuel Richardson with a Sketch of His Life and Writings by The Reverend Edward Mangin in Nineteen Volumes Comprising: Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded [4 Volumes] The History of Clarissa Harlowe [8 Volumes] The History of Sir Charles Grandison [7 Volumes]

      Printed for William Miller, Albemarle Street; and James Carpenter, Old Bond Street, London First Collected Edition 1811. 19 Volumes. London 1811. Contemporary diced polished full calf covers with five compartments to the spines, two with the author, title, and volume number, the other three with gilt designs, each compartment framed with three gilt cross lines, gilt details to the spine ends, twin parallel gilt lines to the perimeter of both boards, gilt line knurled around the edges of the boards, marble page edges, olive green end papers. 8vo. 7½'' x 5''. From the library and private estate of Sir John Gladstone [1764-1851] Father of William Gladstone [1809-1898], British Liberal Statesman and Prime Minister, with the Fasque House [a derivative of a Gaelic word simply meaning shelter] book plate to the front of each paste down. Very light occasional spotting to some end papers, volume xvi with neatly repaired small bump to the head of the spine, spines not faded and a Very Good example of the First Collected Edition from the library of a famous British Statesman. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Divinität oder das Princip der einzig wahren Menschenerziehung mit besonderer Anwendung auf eine neue daraus hervorgehende Elementar - Unterrichts - Methode.

      8°. 4 Tabellen auf 3 lithographierten gefalteten Tafeln, XIV S., (1 Bl.), 446 S. Prächtiger roter Saffianband der Zeit mit reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung, goldgeprägte florale Deckelbordüre, zwei verschiedenfarbige Rückenschilder und gepunzter Goldschnitt. Seltene erste Ausgabe in einem sehr schönen Exemplar. - Das Hauptwerk Grasers (1766-1841), "einer der eigenwilligsten Denker innerhalb der pädgogischen Bewegung nach Pestalozzi. Sein Ausgang vom konkreten schulischen Leben unterscheidet ihn bereits von den zeitgenössischen Pädagogen, wie Fichte, Herbart, Pestlozzi und nähert ihn den Fragestellungen der Gegenwart" (Herder, Lexikon der Pädagogik II, 490). - Die Divinität, die Gottesebenbildlichkeit des Menschen, galt ihm als oberstes Ziel der Erziehung, "der Zögling muß darauf vorbereitet werden, sein Leben in freier Gesinnung und Tat selbst zu gestalten" (NDB VI, 746).

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        Sketches towards a Hortus Botanicus Americanus; or,. New and Valuable Plants of the West Indies and North and South America

      London: Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1811 - [1812]. 6 parts bound in 1 volume, 4to (12 x 9 2/8 inches). 4-page list of Subscribers at end (small repair to title-page margin). Hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 17 numbered hand-coloured endgraved plates, hand-coloured engraved vignette dedication leaf (some spotting, heavier on plate 8, plate 17 with short marginal tear not affecting the image). Modern scarlet straight-grained morocco gilt, all edges gilt, antique by Bernard Middleton, and signed by him on the recto of the rear free endpaper. First edition, bound from the six original parts issued between 1811 and 1812. Originally born in Jamaica, Titford travelled extensively North America between 1807 and 1810, collecting botanical specimens, which he sent to the Society of Arts with over fifty drawings and a description of each type, classified under the system of Linnaeus, which he intended to publish in a book. On returning to England he ".began preparations for the publication of his Sketches towards a "Hortus Botanicus Americanus". It was issued in six parts in 1811 and 1812 in London by George Stower; the list of subscribers included the prince regent, Louis XVIII of France, the Royal Institution, the Royal Society of Arts, and many eminent botanists in England, Jamaica, and North America. The Critical Review of November 1811 described the first parts of the Hortus as 'a most excellent work for persons learning botany and all things pertaining to natural history and associated sciences' (Critical Review, 333)" (DNB). Nissen, Botany 1968; Pritzel 9370; Plesch, page 436; Sitwell, Great Flower Books, page 144. Catalogue description prepared for and on behalf of Arader Galleries by Kate Hunter..

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        TRATTATO DI AGRICOLTURA di... Ora per la prima volta pubblicato.

      Vigiani 1811 in-4, pp. VII, 191, leg. m. pelle coeva con angoli, tass. e fregi al d. Front. a due colori con gr. vignetta xilogr. Segnalibro in seta cons. Gamba 1649: ?Bella e nitida edizione curata da Giuseppe Sarchiani?. Manca a Re e Lastri. Belliss. esempl. a larghi margini su carta forte e in barbe.

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        TRATTATO DI AGRICOLTURA DI GIANVETTORIO SODERINI ORA PER LA PRIMA VOLTA PUBBLICATO. IN FIRENZE NELLA STAMPERIA DEL GIGLIO DI GIUSEPPE VIGIANI 1811

      NELLA STAMPERIA DEL GIGLIO DI GIUSEPPE VIGIANI 1811 In 8° (19 x 27 cm). VII, 191 pp. Mezza pelle coeva con filetti e titoli oro al dorso. Ottimo esemplare con ampi margini in eccellente stato di conservazione. Saltini, I, pp. 397-402. Fumi 734. Niccoli p. 77. Prima edizione. La seconda si stampò nel 1850 Il

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        SHIPWRECK, A POEM

      1811. FALCONER, William. THE SHIPWRECK, A POEM. Collated with earlier editions. With additional notes and illustrations, and a sketch of the author's life. Embellished with descriptive engravings, by Robert Dodd, Marine Painter. London: Printed for William Baynes ... by John Jackson, 1811. This edition illustrated by Dodd was first issued in 1808, and this copy is one of two editions that were issued in 1811. It reprints the third edition text of the poem, the last to be edited by the author. 18 engraved plates, 3 engraved vignettes, engraved half-title and dedication (to the "Elder Bretheren of the Corporation of Trinity House") pages, each with a vignette, and an engraved folding chart (26 x 31 cm). Quarto (27 x 21 cm). [2], xxxviii, 152 pp. Nineteenth-century three-quarter light brown calf, with gilt decoration and title on spine, and marbled sides. Heraldic bookplate of Christopher Harrison to front pastedown, with his ink signature on title-page. Binding shows a bit of wear on joints, but is sound. Light to moderate foxing to some text leaves, mostly those facing plates. William Falconer (1732-69), a Scottish seaman and poet, first published 'The Shipwreck,' his major poem, in 1762. Founded on his own experience (he was one of only three survivors of a wreck on a voyage from Alexandria to Venice), it tells in three cantos the story of a shipwreck on the coast of Greece. It was an immediate success, going through three editions in the author's lifetime, and reaching an eleventh edition in 1802. It's popularity continued into the nineteenth century where it appeared separately, as here with Dodd's illustrations, and in many collections. The third edition of 'The Shipwreck,' which is printed in this edition, was prepared by Falconer just before his final voyage and contains many alterations. He died at sea in 1769 when the his ship sank after rounding the Cape on its way to India.

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        Selva di notizie autentiche risguardanti la fabbrica della cattedrale di como con altre memorie patrie, ed analoghe all'argomento. como, dalla tipografia eredi caprani, 1811.

      In-4° (cm. 23), solida leg. di poco successiva in m. pelle con titolo su tassello e fregi in oro al dorso; pp. 276, [2 bb.] in ottimo stato e 1 grande tavola ripiegata più volte f.t. dei vescovi comaschi; importante Ex-Libris nobiliare al contropiatto, lievi e sporadiche fioriture. Edizione originale. "Raro" [Lozzi 1295 n.]. Ottimo es..

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        Åddå testament tate Ailes tialogest, same kiälei puokterum.

      Härnösand, 1811. (2) + 687 + (1) s. Samtida halvfranskt band i gott skick. Inlagan i mycket gott skick.. Nya testamentet på sydsamiska

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        Opere di Pietro Metastasio.

      Padova: Nel Seminario a spese di Giannandrea Foglierini. Si vende in Livorno da Giuseppe Gamba, 1811 - 1812.. 17 vols., 8vo, engr. frontis. portrait to vol. 1, engr. plates, 19th C. half green calf, gilt, russet leather title labels, spines uniformly faded, a fresh attractive set.

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        Dunbarton [sic] Castle, Scotland [actually Linlithgow Palace]

      circa 1811. Hand-coloured aquatint, printed on wove paper. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, minor foxing, and two small brown stains in the top left and bottom margins respectively. Trimmed to platemark on three sides. 11 1/2 x 14 3/4 inches. 13 1/4 x 16 inches. A picturesque view of the majestic facade Linlithgow Palace of one of Scotland's Royal castles. This doubly mis-titled aquatint view actually shows the east facade of Linlithgow Palace, the ruins of which stand about fifteen miles from Edinburgh. Linlithgow was the birthplace of James V and Mary Queen of Scots. The palace was vacant of royalty after James VI left to become James I of Great Britain. In 1746, the Duke of Cumberland left the building in ruins.Not much is known about the London-based landscape painter and engraver J. R. Humble other than that he occasionally exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1803 and 1824 and contributed several aquatints to John Heaviside Clark's A Practical Essay in Painting Landscapes... (1807) and R. Ackermann's The History of Westminster (1812). Cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire Des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, Vol. 6, p. 703; cf. Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler, Vol. 15/16, p. 542.

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        FABLES ANCIENT AND MODERN

      1811.

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        VIAGGIO A POMPEI, A PESTO E DI RITORNO AD ERCOLANO. Colla illustrazione di tutti i monumenti finora scoverti, e colle piante delle tre distrutte città.

      In-8 p. (mm. 218x132), bross. muta coeva (picc. manc.), pp. (8),248, con 1 tav. più volte ripieg. che raffigura la ?topografia di Ercolano, Pesto e Pompei?. Dedicato a S.M. la Regina delle Due Sicilie. "Prima edizione" Cfr. Furchheim ?Bibl. di Pompei, Ercolano..?, p. 84 - Fera / Morlicchio,II, p. 212: ?Rara ottocentina?. Prime e ultime 2 carte bianche con manc. margin.; uniformi arross. o fiorit. o aloni margin. interc. nel t., peraltro discreto esempl. con barbe.

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        HYDROGRAPHICAL CHART OF THE WORLD. According to Wrights or Mercators projection. Delineated by A. Arrowsmith.

      Bella carta nautica, inc. in rame e a colori, di cm. 78 x 73. E? dedicata alla COSTA ORIENTALE DEL NORD AMERICA E ALLA GROENLANDIA. Cfr. Tooley?s Dictionary of Mapmakers, p. 24: ?Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1833), English cartographer, engraver and publisher. in 1790 he set up his own establishment in London and he became hydrographer to Prince of Wales ca. 1810 and to His Majesty 1820. In all he issued 200 maps, mostly large scale, and was easily the foremost cartographer of his time?. Ben conservata.

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        War of 1812 medical supply broadside

      A scarce medical supply Broadside entitled "ESTIMATE OF MEDICINES, &c. FOR EIGHTY MEN FOR ONE YEAR", one page, 16.5" x 13.5", no place, [circa 1811]. An inventory of medicines and instruments necessary for a military surgeon. The list includes two sets of amounts, one for a "Northern Post" the other for "Southern Post" with the necessary variations for the differing climates. Items listed include trepaning equipment (used to drill holes in the skull); amputating sets; camphor and opium. Similar in content to a fold-out in the volume, "Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting Two Statements or Contracts made by the Secretary of War and by the Purveyor of Public Supplies, during the Year 1810"... (Washington: A. and G. Way, 1811), Shaw and Shoemaker, 24199. Extremely bright and clean, light creases, slightly irregular margins with a few very minor chips, else fine condition. A scarce and desirable early American medical imprint.

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        Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells:

      London: Printed for William Miller by W. Bulmer and Co. VG: in very good condition without dust jacket. Rebound. Occasional spotting. Cracked at page/illustration 36. Complete with a catalogue of books published by William Millar. 1811. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 68pp + plates :: Illustrated with 61 full-page coloured engravings by John Clarke :: 440mm x 300mm (17" x 12") .

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        THE ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS, Carefully Revised and Occaisionally Corrected From the Arabic, To Which is Added A Selection of New Tales, Now First Published From The Arabic Originals. Also An Introduction and Notes, Illustrative of the Religion,

      London:: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown., 1811 First Edition. Scott, Jonathan. [1754-1829] The Arabian Nights Entertainments, carefully revised....to which is added a selection of new tales, now first translated from the Arabic originals. Also, an introduction and notes...by Jonathan Scott LL.D in six volumes. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1811. One of the earliest complete translations & rarely offered for sale. Six 12 mo. volumes, half black calf over paper covered boards. Spines nicely decorated. Minor expert restoration to some spine extremities & corners. A very good set in nice antiquarian condition. Contemporary neat name of G.B. Kingdon on the ffe of 5 volumes. Scott's translation precedes Burton's famous work by more than half a century [1865]. These epic stories of Scheherazade stand alone as cornerstone to Medieval Middle Eastern literature introducing amongst others, Aladdin, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, & The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor. Countless editions of the Arabian Nights have been published over the centuries. Jonathan Scott learned Arabic & Persian in India & worked for Warren Hastings. He was Oriental Professor at the East India College at Haileybury in Hertfordshire. Founded by the East India Company in 1806, it was a training college for civil service cadets. His text was used again by Frederick Warne & Co. in the George Fyler Townsend editions of 1869 & 1887 also in the Nimmo & Bain edition of 1883 in 150 numbered sets of 4 volumes illustrated with 18 etchings by the French artist Adolphe Lalauze. In 1890 S.L. Wood illustrated a four volume reprint published by Pickering & Chatto. Scott's text has subsequently been used, in part & adapted for various school & children's editions. The first edition of Scott's translation offered here is very uncommon. Few works of literature have been published in such diverse editions. The Nights have appeared as magazine serials, magazine articles, comic books, children's books, adult books & even erotica.. First Edition.

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        Memoirs of Count Grammont . .. A New edition. To Which are Prefixed, A Biographical Sketch of Count Hamilton, and a Translationof the Epistle to Count Grammont

      London: Printed for James Carpenter and William Miller 1811 London: Printed for James Carpenter and William Miller, 1811. LARGE PAPER COPY, with all plates in proof state. 2 vols., 4to. Illustrated with 64 portraits engraved by Edward Scriven and others, after portrait by Rembrandt, Lely, and others. Full crimson levant morocco gilt, raised bands, gilt spines, marbled endpapers, edges gilt, by Zaehnsdorf. BEAUTIFUL COPY, each volume with the bookplate of Paul Bechet . A spectacular copy of the Hamilton classic in its Zaehnsdorf dressing, with exceptionally fine impressions of the engravings

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        Autographa

      One letterpress sheet of fine paper, printed on both sides. Large 4to (252 x 197 mm.). [Weimar: December 1811]. First edition, one of the great rarities of the printed works by Goethe, this is his checklist of his autograph collection, the gathering of which occupied much of the poet's life. Goethe prepared the list himself and had three hundred copies printed. It has been signed by him on the verso "JW v Goethe" and dated "Weimar / März 1812." "Collecting" was a theme which ran through many of Goethe's literary works as well as through Goethe's own life. "In his literary works Goethe surprisingly often describes his protagonists as collectors. In his novella The Collector and his Circle, he mentions a physician whose collection of art is the focus of interest, and the two Wilhelm Meister novels deal repeatedly with collectors; in particular, Wilhelm's grandfather is characterized as having been the owner of an extensive collection which was later sold by his son."-Jan Grave, "Ideal and History. Johann Wolfgang Goethe's Collection of Print and Drawings" in Artibus et Historiae, Vol. 27, No. 53 (2006), p. 175 (& see the entire article for a really good summary of Goethe as art collector). Like his father, Goethe was an avid collector of prints, drawings, majolica, antique coins, medallions, copies of classical statues, minerals, plants, fossils, skeletons, autographs, etc. They were all either neatly arranged in cabinets or on display throughout his spacious house, giving it somewhat the appearance of a museum. By the end of his life he had accumulated more than 50,000 objects. By the late 18th century, autograph collecting had been transformed from the "album amicorum" or "stammbuch" style of collecting inscriptions and signatures to the systematic collecting of autographs of notable people. Goethe, a born collector, felt that autograph collecting brought him closer to illustrious men, past and present. He systematically collected autographs, repeatedly writing to acquaintances in different walks of life, including his publisher Cotta in Tübingen, the philologist Eichstädt at Jena, and the Göttingen scientist Blumenbach, asking for contributions of interesting manuscript material old or new to his collection. Goethe did not want just autographs of contemporary German intellectuals but also those of French and English savants. With his wide connections and great celebrity, Goethe's collection grew rapidly. In the winter of 1811, Goethe arranged his autograph collection in alphabetical order and had this index of it printed in three hundred copies on fine paper with the note "Mit Bitte um gefällige Beiträge," kindly asking for contributions. It is clear from this that it is a list of autographs already in his possession, not a list of desiderata. This ephemeral piece was sent out to friends throughout Europe and were mostly thoughtlessly disposed of, thereby accounting for its rarity today. More than for its monetary value, an autograph was appreciated for the light it might shine on the personality of its author. "The handwriting," wrote Goethe, "illuminates the character of the writer and his state of mind at the time of writing, even though our perception of this may well be intuitive rather than empirical, as is the case with physiognomy, which was only discredited because one tried to make a science of it." The Autographa lists 495 distinguished names of Goethe's day and of previous centuries, including d'Alembert, Beethoven, Bernoulli, Boerhaave, Calvin, Fichte, Frederick the Great, Hamilton, Humboldt, Kleist, Leibniz, Melanchthon, Schelling, Schiller, Schlegel, Madame de Staël, and Winckelmann. In fine condition, preserved in a handsome box. Goethe has signed the verso of this at the foot: "JW v Goethe" and dated it "Weimar / März 1812." ❧ Katalog der Sammlung Kippenberg. Goethe, Faust, Alt-Weimar (1913) 385. Katalog der Sammlung Kippenberg (1928), Vol. I, 439. Harvard College Library, Goethe (1982) 58. Siegfried Reiter, "Goethe als Autographensammler" in Der Autographen-Sammler. Eine monatlich erscheinende Katalogfolge des Hauses J. A. Stargardt, Berlin. Jg. II, Nr. 6, (November 1937). .

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        A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS. Arranged in systematic order: forming a complete history of the origin and progress of navigation, discovery, and commerce, by sea and land, from the earliest ages to the present.

      In-8 p. (211x128), primi 17 (su 18) voll., p. vitellino coevo, decoraz. con tit. oro su tassello al dorso, ca. 500 pp. cad. vol., illustrati da 16 (su 23) carte geografiche e carte nautiche. Manca il vol. XVIII di W. Stevenson: "Historical Sketch of the Progress and Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce: from the earliest records to the beginning of the XIX century", pubblicato (anche separatamente) nel 1824: è un catalogo biografico dei viaggi per terra e per mare con gli Indici di tutta l'opera. "Edizione originale". Cfr. Brunet,III,655 - Graesse,IV,13. Celebre raccolta di letteratura di viaggi e scoperte a partire dal Medio Evo fino alla fine del '700, durante il regno di Giorgio III. Una parte importante è dedicata a specifici viaggi per terra e per mare, ordinati per ordine geografico e cronologico (in Europa, Asia, Africa, America, Australia e Poloinesia, oltre alla moltitudine di isole nel Pacifico). I difetti di questa raccolta sono nelle legature: le cerniere esterne sono abrase e con spacchi o picc. manc.; 9 voll. hanno i piatti staccati e a un vol. manca anche il piatto anter. I testi presentano solo lievi e uniformi arross. o ingialliture per la qualità della carta, altrimenti ben conservati.

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        AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS. With a life of the Author. Also a view of the doctrine of Smith, compared with that of the French economists; with a method of facilitating the study of his works; from the French of M. Garnier

      Printed for Silvester Doig and Andrew Stirling..... Edinburgh. 1811. THREE VOLUMES. 8vo. (9.1 x 5.8 inches). Tall, wide margined, uncut copy. Gatherings in volumes 2 & 3 unopened. In original publishers blue paper covered boards. New grey paper spines in the style of the original. New printed paper labels, as the originals. New endpapers to match. Some very minor foxing and offsetting of the text block to a few gatherings in each volume but overall a very good, clean set. Volumes 2 & 3 unread. Housed in a recent cloth covered slip-case. Uncommon in original boards.

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke, 1811. Book. Fair. Leather Bound. 8vo - 9"x6". UNITED STATES Hartford: printed for Oliver D. Cooke, 1811, from the 11th London Edition. 1st US Edition was 1789; appears to be 2nd US Edition., two volumes, Vol I - 355 pp, Vol II - 424 pp. Peter B. Gleason & Co. printer. Has 14 pp on the Life of Dr. Smith by Wm. Playfair. Bound in orig. appearing Full Leather. Vol I has leather reinforced spine over orig. leather; see pic. Moderate wear to leather boards; corners vol I scuffed; top of spine foxed on Vol II. All pgs. are good, w/a few loose pp at fst & lst of both vols. but almost all pgs. are tightly bound; To see picture, click to next;.

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        Special-Charte der saemtlichen Küstenlaender Der Ost-See und zwar von Toenningen bis Memel ... Oestlicher Theil, in 10 Sectionen." Folge von 10 Blättern

      Kupferstich-Karten entstanden unter der Leitung von Friedrich Wilhelm Streit und anderen beim Geographischen Institut Weimar 1811. 34x45 cm. Blattgröße. Zusammen - Engelmann, Geogr. S. 749 vgl. - Der mit 10 Karten in sich abgeschlossene östliche Teil der Gesamtkarte der Ostseeküste von Tönnig bis Memel in 29 Blättern. Die detaillierten Karten der Folge zeigen Ostpreußen begrenzt durch Krottingen, Tilsit, Insterburg, Bartenstein, Mehlsack, Elbing, Parchau, Großer Mausch-See, Neustadt i. Westpreußen, Zarnowitzer See und der Ostseeküste von Putzig bis Memel mit Putziger Nehrung, Putziger Wiek, Frischer Nehrung, Frischem Haff, Bernsteinküste, Kurischer Nehrung und Kurischem Haff. Blatt 2 ist das gedruckte Titelblatt der Folge und gleichzeitig Karte mit unten links einer kl. Übersicht der Kartenblätter, die einen Teil der Kurischen Nehrung zeigt, Blatt 5, das als Karte einen Teil der Putziger Nehrung zeigt, hat eingesetzt einen "Grundriss der Stadt Danzig" (21,5 x 26,5 cm) mit Legende A-Z und a-o. Alle Karten mit schmaler gestochner Bordüre. Neun Blätter haben links unterhalb des Kartenbildes ein kleines Titelschild "Küsten Charte d. Ostsee. Ostl.H." aufgeklebt, bei allen 10 Blättern ist in der Mitte oben ein kleines Schild "Sect." 1-10 aufgeklebt. Die Blätter sind links durch einfache Fadenheftung im sehr breiten Papierrand verbunden.

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        Staines Church, with the city stone of the banks of the Thames

      London: Robert Havell, 1 May 1811. Aquatint, printed in colours and finished by hand, by Robert & D. Havell. Good condition apart from some wormholes in the lower right quadrant. 13 7/8 x 19 1/2 inches. 17 1/8 x 22 1/8 inches. A fine image from the very rare first edition of Havell's "A Series of Picturesque Views of the River Thames", one of the greatest English colour-plate view books ever published This is from the almost unobtainable original edition published in 1812 with plates aquatinted by Robert Havell from his cousin's watercolours. It marked the start of a long series of important publications by Robert Havell that were to culminate with his work on Audubon's Birds of America. A second edition was published by Thomas McLean in London in 1818. The British Dictionary of National Biography describes William Havell as being "one of the best early painters in watercolour", an artist of the highest calibre whose images are "distinguished by pure and delicate colour". Born in 1782 in Reading, England, he travelled widely in his search for subjects: Wales, the Lake District, Europe and eight years in India and Burma. However, the present print, one of a series drawn from the river that flowed through his home town is arguably his best work. The panoramic views betray the artists intimate understanding of his subject, he ably captures both the river as a calm focus for scenes of great picturesque beauty as with the present print, and the river as a vital highway for both transport and trade. Cf. Abbey Scenery 433; cf. Tooley p. 141; cf. Prideaux p. 265.

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