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        Aventuras de Gil Blas de Santillana robadas a España y adoptadas en Francia por Monsieur Le Sage restituidas a su patria y a su lengua nativa por un español zeloso que no sufre se burlen de su nación. Nueva edición de la historia de Gil Blas hasta su muerte.

      Imprenta de la Viuda de Barco, Madrid. 1811 4 v. (xxxvi [4] 320 p. [4] c. di tav.; 439 p. [5] c. di tav.; 412 p. [4] c. di tav.; 423 p. [3] c. di tav.) 16 cm piena pelle coeva con tassello in pelle di altro colore con titoli oro. Traduzione spagnola di inizio Ottocento del capolavoro di Lesage eccezionale quadro satirico della società francese del tempo e insieme punto culminante della grande tradizione del romanzo picaresco. ?La satira di Lesage è pittoresca; è una pittura degli uomini e della vita; per questo Lesage è nel XVIII secolo il vero erede di Moliere e di La Bruyere? (Lanson). Edicion con 16 laminas grabadas en cobre afuera del texto. Opera rara. UsatoBuono Anno pubblicazione: 1811. Buono ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo più evidenti alle legature che presentano qualche spellature qualche brunitura marginale a poche pagine qualche fioritura piccoli difetti marginali alle sguardie. ...

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        American Revolution: A Concise and Impartial History of the American Revolution --- Volume II & General Washington, Biographical Memoirs

      James Oram, Trenton, New Jersey 1811 - This book consists of two tracts bound as one volume. Complete titles read as follows: "A Concise and Impartial History of the American Revolution. To which is prefixed, A General History of North and South America. With an account of the Discovery and Settlement of North America, and a view of the Progress, Character, and Political State of the Colonies Previous to the Revolution. From the best authorities by John Lendrum - Vol.II" & "Biographical Memoirs of the Illustrious General Washington, late President of the United States. Containing a History of the Principal Events of his Life, with his Speeches to Congress, and Public Addresses: to which is added, An Oration Upon His Death by the Rev. Samuel Stanhope Smith, President of the College of New-Jersey.". This copy is bound in a medium brown leather with black title spine label, gilt lettering. All corners have some light bumping, mostly edge wear with board just showing. There is some light stains of the covers, scratching, rubbing and edge wear. Mostly worn at board fore-edges. Clear archival wrap to protect from any further damage. Hinges and gutters are solid, hand marbled endpapers have some spotting and shadowing. Property marks inked on ffep. First book opens with a multi-fold map. This remains solid; but there is discoloration, spotting, and slight pencilled notation. Signature containing pages 29 - 32 are loose. First book has 228 pages of text. The second book opens with engraved portrait of Washington, pencilled notation of his name across upper edge {child?}. The second book brings the text count to 371. Closing with several blank sheets. A good copy of an interesting work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité de mécanique. Tome premier (Tome second)

      Chez M.me veuve Courcier 1811 8vo (cm. 20,4), 2 Voll., XXVIII pp., 1 c.nn., 507 pp. con 5 tavv. più volte rip.; XXVIII pp., 1 c.nn., 499 (1) pp. con 3 tavv. rip. Belle legature coeve in mz. pelle rossa con nervi, ricchi fregi in nero e oro, titolo e numerazione su doppio tassello in pelle verde al ds. (minimi segni di usura ai margini dei piatti e leggera scoloritura della carta). Carte di guardia e tagli marmorizzati (legatura firmata Wynants). Interni ottimi. Prima edizione.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        A Catalogue of Books, in the Various Branches of Literature, which Lately formed the Library of a Distinguished Collector;

      and were Sold by Auction by Mr. Jeffery, of Pall Mall: with their Prices, and Purchasers' Names. 2 p.l., 384 pp. Tall 8vo, cont. marbled boards (carefully rebacked & recornered in sheep), flat spine gilt, uncut. London: P. Martin, 1811. The interest aroused by the Heath sale, which took place in April and May of 1810, appears to have been so widespread that the publishers felt justified in republishing the sale catalogue later in 1810, together with the prices realized and the buyers names. They added twenty-two lots, Nos. 4787-4809, which had not appeared in the original catalogue, but were obviously offered at the end of the sale. According to Fletcher, perhaps only 250 copies of the republished catalogue were printed. Due to continued great demand, a new edition of the enlarged second catalogue was prepared in 1811, with a different printer and publisher. Our copy of this new edition is a fine uncut copy, printed on special fine paper, with the printed names of the buyers and prices and the additional lots. It is rare. Benjamin Heath (1704-66), classical scholar and book collector, "was a collector of rare books from the age of thirteen, and in his lifetime distributed his library between two of his sons, but still left a large collection. There was printed in 1810 a 'Catalogue'. Heath was the principal collector of this library, but it was augmented by his son, the Rev. Benjamin Heath."-D.N.B., IX, pp. 339-40. The sale, which provoked Dibdin to paroxysms of enthusiasm (see his Bibliomania, 1811), realized 8,899 pounds. But its contents no longer belonged to Heath: he had sold it for 3,000 pounds to two booksellers, Cuthell and Martin, who then, at a huge profit, had them auctioned by Jeffrey. Heber was the chief buyer at this sale. Fine and handsome copy from the library of A.R.A. Hobson with bookplate. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        MÜNCHEN. - Michaelskirche. "Hofkirche zum heil. Michael in München". Neuhauser Strasse mit der Michaelskirche u. Blick zum Karlstor, vor der Kirche reiche Personenstaffage, Reiter und Heuwagen.

      - Radierung von Dom. Quaglio, 1811, 32,5 x 23,5 cm. Maillinger I, 1768; Lentner 1178; Slg. Proebst 1023; Trost R45. - Mit schmalem Rändchen um die Plattenkante, rechts restaurierter Einriß. Kräftiger Abzug vor Zellers Adresse.

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        Afbeeldingen van de Kleeding, Zeden en Gewoonten in Holland, met den aanvang der negentiende eeu: Tableaux Des Habillements, des Moeurs et des Costumes en Hollande au Commencement du Dix-Neuvième Siècle.

      4to. Finely and handsomely bound in half tan Regency calf over marbled boards, the spine with 5 raised bands exquisitely and extravagantly decorated in gilt in compartments with a repeating scroll-tool design, lettered direct in gilt, marbled endpapers and edges, housed within a custom-made beige cloth-covered fall-down-back box with green cloth label lettered in gilt; pp. [58]; with fine stipple-engraved, and hand-coloured, allegorical frontispiece of the Muse of Drawing by Louis Portman after Jacques Kuyper, together with 20 other fine, and exquisite, engraved plates with detailed and expert hand-colouring throughout; a wonderfully pleasing copy; externally fine; recently expertly, and invisibly, rejointed at upper board by Charles Gledhill, internally also preserved in exceptionally crisp state with occasional very light, and inoffensive, browning and spotting (almost exclusively confined to text pages) and some of the unavoidable offsetting from plates to blank guards, with a neat contemporary inscription, dated 1817, to front blank. Early, revised, edition, complete with an additional 4 plates, with extensive explanatory text in both Dutch and French. This work originally appeared in 5 instalments from 1803 to 1807, with a total of 16 plates. All images carry the imprint of Evert Maaskamp and Colnaghi & Co., apart from plate 1, which only mentions the Dutch printer. It is a historically, ethnologically, and culturally, important volume of prints of costumes of the various Batavian provinces, designed to underline their antique origin, and their "absolute Dutchness". The venture was also, in part, a propaganda exercise, designed to reinforce Dutch national identity following a period of political unrest. Similar works had appeared in France, England, Germany and Switzerland in response to the growing intellectual interest in the study of popular culture. This also stimulated artistic, and commercial, competition between nations. The beautiful and animated backgrounds which were drawn from nature, the beautifully observed and documented details of costume (which were drawn from life), and the extensive anecdotal text, provide a social, cultural, and historical context for the dress (Eveline Koolhaas-Grosfeld. "Une nouvelle image des Pays-Bas: l'identité nationale par l'estampe").

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Conchology or the Natural History of Shells.

      London, William Miller. (1811). - Tall folio (10.5 x 16.5 ins, 270 x 420mm) FINELY BOUND IN CONTEMPORARY DARK GREEN MOROCCO, TOOLED IN BLIND AND GILT, RAISED BANDS, ALL EDGES GILT, stitching partly split at one gathering . Complete with 60 superb hand-coloured aquatint plates. Occasional very light offset onto the text but the plates themselves FREE FROM THE USUAL OFFSET FROM THE TEXT. In my experience, the colouring can vary considerably from copy to copy, even becoming a uniform sludgy brown. The colouring here, and the images themselves, are exceptionally crisp, bright and varied. All in all a Superb Example. At the time of publication Perry was castigated for the fanciful nature of the shells he illustrated, being accused of inventing both the forms and colours of his specimens. However time has proved him to be correct and his detractors merely jealous cynics. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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        History of Scotland During the Reign of Robert I. Sir-Named the Bruce (2 Volumes)

      Alex Smellie: Printer, Edinburgh 1811 - Includes both volumes in very nice condition for their age. Both bound in full leather with gilt lettering. Volume I has frontispiece of "From a Coin in the Possession of John Wilson Esq of Traney". Pages have some foxing and very light tanning, but in very good condition. Leather covers with wear to light wear to edges, corners and spine ends, scuff mark on back cover (see image). 525 pp Volume II: Small crack in leather, about 1/2", in upper spine, chip to bottom spine and regular wear to edges and corners. Interior pages also with some foxing and light tanning in very good condition. 577 pp More images upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reiseschatten. Von dem Schattenspieler Fuchs.

      

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Vente d'une Collection de Tableaux capitaux et du plus beau choix, des Trois Ecoles; Statues de marbre, Bronzes, Tables antiques, de Florence, Piscines, et autres objets, provenant de Voyages faits tant en Italie, qu'en Flandres, en Hollande, en Suisse, et à Genève par J. B. P. Lebrun

      ...la Vente, Paris le lundi ["16" supplied by hand] et jours suivans. 80, 8 pp. 8vo, cont. red sheep maroquiné, sides with a double gilt fillet & a floral design, flat spine nicely gilt, a.e.g. [Paris]: 1811. One of the very rare auction catalogues issued by Le Brun of paintings, sculptures, bronzes, etc. from his stock. Le Brun (1748-1813), started as a painter who exhibited at the Salon several times, but had his greatest successes as an art dealer, collector, and writer on the history of art (his Galerie des Peintres flamands, hollandaise et allemands, 1792-96 was highly influential). 241 lots with an unnumbered lot at end of "une belle collection de dessins." The final eight leaves provide the schedule of the sale. Bound-in at end is a leaf of manuscript detailing the contents of lot 52 (described in print as "Vingt cinq Tableaux" and providing some artists names and "autres maîtres"). This copy has been priced throughout in a contemporary hand with buyers' names and running totals at the outer upper corner of each leaf. A fine copy from the Heim collection with bookplate. ❧ Benezit, Vol. 8, p. 596. Lugt 7970. .

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Vue du pont de Baveno et de l'isola Madre.

      Parigi 1811 - Incisione in rame, stampata a colori e ritoccata d'epoca a mano. Mm 195x284. Bella veduta dell'isola Bella, inserita nella famosa opera "Voyage Pittoresque de Genève à Milan par le Simplon " edita a Parigi da Firmin Didot nel 1811. I Lory, padre e figlio, Mathias Gabriel Lory, furono i primi a stampare direttamente a colori, tecnica che consentì loro di trasporre nell'incisione le stesse atmosfere e bellezze del paesaggio reale. Ottimo esemplare.

      [Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini]
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        Voyage pittoresque de Genève à Milan.

      Paris 1811, - splendide incisioni all'acquatinta dipinte a mano in origine con grande finezza, di mm.285 x 195 la veduta, con 50 mm. di margine bianco sui lati. Disponibili le seguenti, in perfetto stato di conservazione: ''VUE DE SION prise du côté du Levant'' (in coppia con:) ''VUE DE SION prise du côté du Couchant''. ''VUE DE BRIEG'' ''VUE du VILLAGE de SIMPLON'' ''VUE de l'emplacement de l'HOSPICE DU SIMPLON'' ''ENTRÉE du Vallon de DOVEDRO'' ''VUE du PONT de CREVOLA et de la Vallée de DOMO d'OSSOLA'' ''VUE de VILLA D'OSSOLA'' ''VUE du Pont de BAVENO et de l'ISOLA MADRE''. Il prezzo è da interdersi per ciascuna veduta. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Exploratory Travels Through the Western Territories of North America

      

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        Description des Divers Appareils Propres a andEacuteconomiser le Temps et le Combustible Qui se vendent chez M Harel Physicien et Professeur de Pyrotechnie Brevetandeacute dInvention Tels sont une nouvelle Cheminandeacute un nouveau Poandeumlle Fourneau un Gril Braisier vertical etc

      

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        Biographical Memoirs of Adam Smith LLD of William Robertson DD and of Thomas Reid DD

      

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        Maximes et Reflexions Morales du Duc de la Rochefoucauld.

      A Parme. De L?Imprimerie Bodoni.MDCCCXI . 1811 1811. Quarto, in later half-vellum binding, with attractive patterned paper-covered sides.Burgundy lettering-piece and floral decoration on the spine.Ex libris of ?Giovanni Vacchelli Casoni ?" Mon metier et mon art, c?est vivle.? on the front paste-down.Presentation inscription ?Souvenir de S. A. le Prince Felix Jablonowski, 18 Novembre 1836.[Felix Furst Jablonowsky, Polish-Austrian Lieutenant Fieldmarshall].Untrimmed copy, leaf size approximately 302x226mm.[10], xxxii, 175, [3] pages.Minor dusting and chipping at edges, otherwise crisp and clean.COPAC cites copies at the Birmingham University and the City of London, Guildhall Library.Catalogo SBN locates ten copies in Italy.(Further information and photographs available on request.)

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        Sketch of the Political History of India,

      

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        Hommage au Grand-Juge Ministre de la Justice, visitant l'Imprimerie de la Republique le 23 Messidor an XI (= Oct. 9 1803). [Paris 1803].

      1811 1811 - Folio. Pp. (12). Comprising title, a 3 pages dedication by Marcel, one page "Insigne typici musæi attributum", and an "Ode Arabe, à son excellence le Grand-Juge Ministre la Justice" in Arabic and with a French translation. Text printed within wood cut decorated border. Contemporary boards, worn. Inscriptions on front paste down: "ex libris D' Marcel" and the signature Belin, dated 1831.A typographical "Tour de force". According to Schnurrer the author is Michael Sabbagh. Jean Joseph Marcel was in charge of the Imprimerie Nationale at the time and superintendent the production of an "Oratio Dominica" including numerous exotic types cut by himself. Schnurrer, Bibl. Arabica, p. 493. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB)]
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        Memorie storiche dello stato antico e moderno delle lagune di Venezia e di que' fiumi che restarono divertiti per la conservazione delle medesime.

      - Padova, Stamperia del Seminario, 1811. 4to gr. (29 cm.). 2 voll. M.pelle coeva con due tasselli. LXII,372,(2) & VIII,410,(2) pp., 37 tavole incise ripiegate, in aggiunta un ritratto volante dello Zendrini. - Riccardi II col.665/6: "Bella e rara edizione. Questo eruditissimo lavoro frutto di un faticoso e lungo esame dell'archivio del Magistrato d'acque di Venezia, fu pubblicato molto tempo dopo la morte dell'a.". " Attorno al 1738 lui è attribuita la sostituzione dei deboli argini che proteggevano Venezia dalle mareggiate, tramite i 'murazzi'" (Wikipedia). - Ottimo esemplare.

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        MEMOIRS OF GENERAL WILKINSON. VOLUME II [all published]

      Washington: Printed for the Author, 1811. [6],[3]-18,[3]-99,[1],136pp. Modern half morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Two titlepages and advertisement leaf supplied from another copy and washed. Contemporary gift inscription and ownership signature on front fly leaves. Evenly tanned. A very good copy, untrimmed. Second issue of this very rare pre-issue of Wilkinson's MEMOIRS..., with the added titlepage, "Burr's conspiracy exposed...." Only this "Volume II" was ever issued in this format. According to the Advertisement for the book, Wilkinson was compelled to print this single volume of his MEMOIRS... "to meet the torrent of vilification" against him as a result of his involvement in the Burr conspiracy. "This book was issued by Wilkinson in his own vindication, and also as a reply to Daniel Clark, who had endeavored to prove that Wilkinson was corrupt, and had been concerned with Burr" - Tompkins. This is Wilkinson's first public statement on the Burr Conspiracy, and is an entirely different book from what eventually appeared as the second volume of his MEMOIRS... in 1816. It is also exceedingly rare. STREETER SALE 1700. TOMPKINS 107. SABIN 104028. HOWES W428.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        LA UNION INDISOLUBLE. AVISO Á LOS INCAUTOS AMERICANOS CONTRA LA SEDUCCIONES DE NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, Y MAXÍMAS DE LOS NUEVOS FILOSOFOS

      Havana: Don Esteban Joseph Boloña, 1811. [6],28pp. Quarto. Half modern polished calf and linen-covered boards, spine gilt. Minor instances of light foxing at edges of first and last printed leaves. Lower corner of rear fly leaf torn. A very good copy. An extremely rare early 19th-century Havana imprint defending the monarchy and Spanish sovereignty on the Peninsula and in the New World against Napoleon and the negative influences of other contemporary philosophies. Issued during the Peninsular War, Figuera de Vargas' pamphlet was intended to promote the continued union of the Spanish realm in both hemispheres and to serve as a warning against the "seductive" elements of the French invasion and other pernicious influences. Due to a combination of climate and often poor paper quality, colonial-era Cuban imprints are rare. Not recorded in OCLC or Palau.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Conchiglie, appartenente all'opera Conchology, or the Natural History of Shells

      Will Miller 1811 - Gruppo di 5 incisioni su rame, stampate a colori e rifinite a mano, appartenenti alla celebre opera di G. Perry. Stampe originali. Riferimento bibliografico: Nissen 3134

      [Bookseller: Valeria Bella Stampe Srl]
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        Merkwürdige Kriminalgeschichten und Rechtsfälle - Ein Beytrag zur Geschichte der Menschheit. - Nach Pitaval's Französischen Werk durch mehrere Verfasser ausgearbeitet und mit einer Vorrede begleitet, herausgegeben von Friedrich Schiller - 1.-4.Band.

      Jena, 1811 - 339(1) S.; Tit., 320(2) S.; Tit., 312(2) S. u. Tit., 338(2) S. Mit 4 Front. in Kupferstich (J[ohann] Blaschke sc.) Einbände berieben und bestossen, etwas fingerfleckig, ansonst guter Zustand. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Inhalt: 1.Band: Die Besessenen zu Loudun, oder die Geschichte des Urban Grandier. Der strei zweyer Mütter um ein Kind, oder Rechtshandel des Grafen von Saint Gerau. Geschichte der Marquise von Gange - 2.Band: Geschichte des Chevalier von Morsan. Geschichte des Sohns des Herrn von Caille. Rechtshandel des Herrn von Anglade. Die Rechtfertigung des Herrn von Arconville. - 3.Band: Geschichte des Prozesses der Marquise von Brinvilier. Geschichte des Herrn von la Pivardiere. Das trauige Schicksal des Jacob le Brün. Beyspiele von Unzuverläßigkeit der Aussagen, welche durch die Tortur erhalten werden. - 4.Band: Martin Guerre. Das Fräulein von Choiseul. Der Bettler von Vernon. Das Mädchen von Orleans. Der Handelsvertrag mit Gott. Das ungleiche Ehepaar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A DELINEATION OF THE STRATA OF DERBYSHIRE.

      Sheffield, Printed by W. Todd, 1811.Forming the surface from Bolsover in the east to Buxton in the west, by a plate, designed from a tablet, composed of the specimens of each stratum within the above line, with an explanatory account of the same; together with a description of the fossils found in these strata; and also of the nature and quality of the respective soils. FIRST EDITION 1811. Ex library copy. 4to, approximately 230 x 180 mm, 9 x 7 inches, large folding engraved plate of strata and 1 engraved plate of The First Vase made of Derbyshire Spar, pages: printed title page, key to folding plate, 6 pages List of Subscribers, Dedication leaf, 3 pages of Introduction, [1] - 76 which includes Index, advert leaf, text in large strong print, rebound by Period Bookbinders in quarter modern calf, gilt lettering to spine, cloth covers, binder's ticket on last pastedown. Pale browning from offset throughout, occasional fox spot, top margins of index leaves slightly trimmed, no loss to text, 2 ink inscriptions and address on first free endpaper, 1 horizontal ink library stamp to bottom of blank side of advert leaf, otherwise a very good copy. See: John Challinor, The History of British Geology, page 17, No. 69 and page 92. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Le nouveau testament de notre seigneur Jésus-Christ... seconde édition Américaine.

      Early American edition of the translation by eminent Swiss Protestant Jean Frédéric Ostervald, based on a Paris edition and following 1811 and 1814 U.S. printings. Likely intended for use among French Canadians and French émigrés in the United States, this is a good example of an early American printing of a complete Testament, either Old or New, in French.

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        Constitucion de Cundinamarca, su capital Santafe de Bogota.

      [Santafé de Bogota] : D. Nicolas Calvo, y Quixano Small 4to. 47, [1] pp.. 1811 First printing of the first state constitution for any Latin American nation, in this case for the state in which Bogotá is located. This was written during the early, uncertain days of the Napoleonic occupation of the Spanish peninsula and captivity of the Spanish king. Political matters were wild and wooly with some viceroyalties experiencing harsh rule while others began to experience first experiments in self-government and democracy. Sewn as issued, without the wrappers. Minor soiling to title-page and last (blank) page. Old inked numbers at top of title-page. A very good copy.

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        A practical essay on the art of flower painting : comprehending instructions in the drawing, chiaro-scuro, choice, composition, coloring, and execution or finishing of flowers, together with General observations and directions; and Accounts. Etcetera

      London: Printed for the Author By D. Jaques , 1811. Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. Collation, xix,[1],130pp. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling within compartments. Calf light rubbed, some abrasion wear, hinge joints cracked, but boards firmly attached. Internally, some abrasion wear due to removal of previous owners bookplate on fixed endpaper. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, of a rare book. A7.2. First Edition. Full Period Calf. Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Versuch einer Darstellung des animalischen Magnetismus als Heilmittel.

      C. Salfeld, Berlin 1811 - Berlin, C. Salfeld, 1811. XIV, 612 S., (2 Bl.), mit gestochener Titelvignette. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild, altmarm. Vorsätzen. - (Rücken berieben, Ecken bestossen, Deckel lose). Sehr seltene Erste Ausgabe dieses Pionierwerkes zum Mesmerismus, das "alles wichtige bisher darüber Erschienene zusammenfaßte und die Ergebnisse glaubwürdiger Erfahrung in eine systematische Ordnung brachte. Das verdienstvolle Buch wurde sehr bald zu einem Standardwerk." (Toellner). - "Jeder Satz, jede Behauptung wird durch die entsprechende Beobachtung und die dazugehörige Literatur belegt, so daß der Leser von heute ein klares Bild des damaligen Standpunktes der Wissenschaft erhält". Schürer-Waldheim. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild, altmarm. Vorsätzen. - (Rücken berieben, Ecken bestossen, Deckel lose). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Königliche Residenz in München erbaut 1606. Orig. Radierung, signiert DQuaglio, datiert 1811. Unter dem Titel J. G. Z. à M.

       Blatt 40 x 27,5 cm, Bild 33 x 23,5 cm. Aus: Verschiedene Ansichten von München, gemalt u. gezeichnet. München, Zeller, 1811/12. Sehr seltene Ansicht aus dieser Folge von prächtigen Radierungen. Schöner sauberer u. kräftiger Abdruck. Versand D: 9,00 EUR Quaglio Domenico München Lithograph Maler Radierung Radierung Residenz

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        Vue de la Galerie des Glaciers.

      - altkol. Aquatinta n. Gabriel Lory, 1811, 28 x 19,5 (H) Sehr schönes Blatt ( Bella stampa)

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        Turquie. 'L'Univers. Histoire et description de tous les peuples.

      Firmin Didot Frères, Paris 1811 - Première édition. Demi basane brune, in-8, 462 pp. + Avis pour le placement des gravures + Errata, + 95 gravures + 1 carte dépl. de Tourquie d'Europe + 1 plan dépl. de Constantinople. Complet assi. +++ D¿un ménage non-fumeur. +++++ Hervorragend erhaltenes Halbleder mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, marmoriertem Schnitt und passend marmorierten Vorsätzen, Lesefaden. Die Stiche und Karten so komplett gemäß beigegebener Herausgeberliste. Kein Besitzvermerk. Vorderdeckel an unterer Außenecke leicht gestaucht; wenige Seiten sehr leicht stockfleckig, die beiden Karten hell u. fleckenlos, etwa die Hälfte der Stiche fleckenlos, die andere Hälfte mit hellen Stockflecken. Ansonsten wie neu. Sammlerobjekt. +++++ Quarter leather with richly gilt spine, double column per page, complete with all 2 folding maps, + 95 engraved plates of which 1 is folding, front cover bumped at lower outer edge, some slight foxing on few pages, the maps and the fold-out plate spotless, about half of plates with some mild foxing, the other half bright and clean. No owner's name, no marks, no exLibris, no ex-Library. +++ A beautiful collector¿s item. +++ From non-smoking household. +++ For more photos and information please press the ¿Ask bookseller a question¿ button. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vaterländisches Museum. (Herausgegeben v. Friedrich Perthes, N. H. Julius und Fr. G. Zimmermann). Band I, Stücke l-6 und II, Stück l (alles Erschienene) in 2 Bänden. 3 Bl, 253 S., (255/56 übersprungen), S. (257)-368, 1 Bl, S. (369)-512, 1 Bl; S. (513)-769 S., 2 Bl.; 2 Bl., 131 S. Halbleinenbde um 1900 mit schlichter Rückenvergoldung. Alle gelben, bedruckten Orig.-Umschläge mit Zeichnungen von Philipp Otto Runge sind beigebunden.

      Hamburg, Friedrich Perthes, 1810-1811. - Vollständiges Exemplar der Hamburger literarisch-wissenschaftlichen Monatsschrift, "die in Deutschland ein großes Echo fand. Zu den Beiträgern gehörten Jean Paul, die Grafen Stolberg, Fouqué und vor allem Matthias Claudius, dessen älteste Tochter Perthes geheiratet hatte . Der Herausgeber (Perthes) war sich des Wagnisses einer solchen Zeitschrift, die schon durch den Titel eine vaterländische Gesinnung verriet, wohl bewußt, und die französische Herrschaft in Hamburg zwang ihn dann in der Tat, das Unternehmen mit dem 1. Heft des zweiten Jahrgangs einzustellen" (Kayser). "Interessant ist die Zeitschrift als Dokument einer nun überall in Deutschland beginnenden Besinnung auf 'deutsche' Eigentümlichkeiten und einer geistigen Neuorientierung . Die Zeitschrift gehört zu den wenigen in Hamburg publizierten Schriften, die eine gewisse Nähe zur Romantik hatten" (Böning). Sie enthält u. a.: Jean Paul: Nachdämmerung für Deutschland (Die geistige Gährung des deutschen Chaos; Bürgerliche Ehrenlegion oder Volksadel; Ueber die Furcht künftiger Wissenschaftsbarbarey); Ph. C. Marheinecke: Über den wahren Charakter eines protestantischen Geistlichen; A. Heeren: Ueber die Mittel zur Erhaltung der Nationalität besiegter Völker; K. D. Hüllmann: Zwei Reden (Preußen werde Großdeutschland; Volk und Sprache müssen Deutschland verewigen); N. H. Julius: Betrachtungen über Amerika; H. Lichtenstein: Geschichte der Entdeckung des Vorgebirges der guten Hoffnung; Fr. Saalfeld: Über die politische und merkantilische Wichtigkeit der Hansestädte; Fr. L. zu Stolberg: Ueber unsere Sprache; Fr. Schlegel: Das Zeitalter der Kreuzzüge; Wilhelm Grimm: Übersetzung von Oehlenschlägers 'Christi Wiedererscheinen in der Natur'; Matthias Claudius: Doktor Luther von der Kinderzucht und Geburt und Wiedergeburt; K. W. Kolbe: Über Wortmengerey; J. G. Scheffner: Über Wahrheit und Freymüthigkeit; W. Tischbein: Der Schwachmatikus und seine vier Brüder, Bruchstück eines Romans; J. G. H. Feder: Alphabetisch-kritisches Verzeichnis des noch im Manuscript vorhandenen Leibnizschen Briefwechsels; Fr. G. Klopstock: Bruchstücke aus seinem Nachlaß; F. H. von der Hagen: Alpharts Fahrt auf die Warte (Bruchstück aus dem Heldenbuch und den Nibelungen) usw. sowie Gedichte von Claudius, den Brüdern Stolberg, Fouqué, Herder, Hegner, Unzer, Clodius, A. v. Moltke u. a. Alle Umschläge bis auf den des letzten Hefts sind auf der Vorder- wie auf der Rückseite mit einer Zeichnung von Runge geschmückt (Not des Vaterlandes). Der Umschlag des letzten Heftes zeigt eine Eichenblatt-Ranke. – Teils etwas stockfleckig. Breitrandiges, völlig unbeschnittenes Exemplar. – Kirchner 4712. Diesch 1513. Böning/Siegert 1/3, 953. Hauswedell/Voigt, Buchkunst und Literatur, I 180 und (Abb.) II 256. Kayser, Hamburger Bücher, 103. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des villes vieille et neuve de Nancy, depuis leur fondation jusqu'en 1788, 200 ans après la fondation de la ville - neuve.

      Nancy, Haener, 1811; In - 8, XIV - 639 + XXII - 595 + XII - 326 pp. , Reliure d'éditeur demi veau noir, dos à quatre nerfs. Les 3 volumes. Dans la même reliure de Paul Digot : Table alphabétique et analytique de l'histoire de Nancy de l'abbé Lionnois. Très bel édition malheureusement incomplète du plan. Ex - libris de Ch. Louis.

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        Histoire des villes vieille et neuve de Nancy, depuis leur fondation jusqu'en 1788, 200 ans après la fondation de la ville-neuve.

      1811 - Nancy, Haener, 1811; In-8, XIV-639 + XXII-595 + XII-326 pp. , Reliure d'éditeur demi veau noir, dos à quatre nerfs. Les 3 volumes. Dans la même reliure de Paul Digot : Table alphabétique et analytique de l'histoire de Nancy de l'abbé Lionnois. Très bel édition malheureusement incomplète du plan. Ex-libris de Ch. Louis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Archiv der Gewächskunde. 1.-3. [v. 5] Lieferung.

      Wien, Auf Kosten des Herausgebers 1811-1812. XXIV S. (Titelei zu Bd. 1), 16 u. 7(1) S., 3 Bll. (nicht nach Seitenfolge geordnet). Mit zus. 97 Kupferst.-Tafeln (Hohlaus, Kazinger, Frike u. Strenzel del.; Beyer, Müller u. Seher sc.). Unbeschnittene OInterimsbroschüren m. schwarzgedr. Tit. auf Vorderdeckel. Einbde. angestaubt, rissig sowie stellenw. fleckig u. m. Knickspuren; Text u. Taf. tlw. eselsohrig, angeschmutzt u. wasserfl.; 3. Lfg. in Lagen zerfallen. Pritzel 9442; Wurzbach XLVI, 282 (hier nur 250 Taf.); Graesse VI, 191; Brunet V, 929. Das zweibändige Gesamtwerk erschien in 5 Lieferungen mit insgesamt 296 Tafeln. Vorliegend die ersten drei Lieferungen, davon bilden die ersten beiden zusammen die Abteilung `Abbildungen der ökonomischen und offizinellen Pflanzen`. Der Erscheinungszeitraum wird in den unterschiedlichen Bibliographien nicht übereinstimmend angegeben: bei Pritzel 1812-18, bei Wurzbach 1811-21 u. bei Brunet u. Graesse 1811-14. - Der österreichische Botaniker und Mykologe Leopold Trattinnick, auch Leopold Trattinick (1764-1849) wurde 1806 Landes-Phytograph von Niederösterreich und war von 1809-1835 Kustos am k.k. Hof-Naturalien-Kabinett in Wien, dessen Herbarium er bedeutend erweiterte. Die Pflanzengattung Trattinnickia aus der Familie der Balsambaumgewächse wurde von Carl Ludwig Willdenow nach T. benannt. T. veröffentlichte mehrere mykologische Werke sowie einige nur in kleiner Auflage erschienene Tafelwerke, die größtenteils durch die Blumenmaler Franz Reinelli und Ignaz Strenzel illustriert wurden. \"..für die Herausgabe seiner Werke, die ihrer Kostspieligkeit wegen keinen Verleger fanden, opferte er große Summen..\" (Wurzb.). - Überaus selten. Die häufig in Lieferungen u. im Selbstverlag des Verfassers erschienen Werke sind komplett sehr schwer zu finden. Die hübschen u. detailgetreuen Pflanzenabbildungen in vorlieg. Ansichtenwerk sind größtenteils von Ignaz Strenzel (1786-1832), der Professor an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien war. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Flora, Pflanzenreich, Pflanzen, Botanik

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        The Essays of Michael de Montaigne, Translated Into English, with Very Considerable Amendments and Improvements from the Most Accurate French Edition of Peter Coste.

      W. Miller, White and Cochrane, Lackington, Allen, and Co., London 1811 - Complete 3-volume set. Small 4to. Modern fall calf binding with gilt compartments and borders. 530pp; 545pp; 458pp, (81pp index). All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Very good overall. Original text blocks clean and lovely and free of foxing; modern bindings likewise tasteful and handsome, although head of spine of Volume II bears an unfortunate 3/4" gash at the head of the spine (archivally mended, but visible) and a couple of other small discreet punctures; circular blind-embossed ownership stamp impressed on inner front flyleaf of each volume. Despite these minor issues, this is a superb and quite handsome set of this important edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mélanges de botanique et de voyages

      1811 - pagination multiple, 17 Paris, Arthus Bertrand, 1811, in-8, pagination multiple, 17 planches (dont 2 repliées) et 1 carte repliée, , Très rare mise en recueil de mémoires précédemment parus, précédés d'un Discours préliminaire inédit. Seul le Treizième essai (qui fait suite aux douze premiers parus en 1809 sous le titre "Essais sur la végétation considérée dans le développement des bourgeons") parait ici pour la première fois. Aubert du Petit Thouars, fut directeur de la pépinière du Roule à partir de 1806. Les 6 présents mémoires retracent sa carrière de botaniste-voyageur dans les mers de l'Atlantique et à Madagascar, ainsi que ses théories botaniques développées à partir de son retour en France. Notre recueil se compose, dans l'ordre inhabituel suivant : -Discours préliminaire ; -Dissertation sur l'enchainement des êtres ; -Observations sur les plantes qui croissent dans les Iles de France, de Bourbon et de Madagascar ; -Cours de Botanique appliqué aux productions végétales qui croissent à l'Isle de France ; -Observations sur les Genera Nova Madagascariensia ; Genera Nova Madagascariensia, secundum methodum jussiaeanam disposita ; et Prodomus phytologicus ; -Description abrégée des Isles de Tristan d'Acugna [et] Esquisse de la Flore de l'Isle de Tristan d'Acugna ; -Treizième essai. Notice historique sur la nature et les fonctions de la Moelle et du Liber. Pritzel 2527. Nombreuses restaurations de papier en marge, sans atteinte au texte, et importantes mouillures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Altdänische Heldenlieder, Balladen und Märchen übersetzt von Wilhelm Carl Grimm.

      Heidelberg Mohr und Zimmer 1811 - Gestochener Titel, XL,545 (1) S. (und angebunden:) Derselbe: Drei altschottische Lieder in Original und Uebersetzung aus zwei neuen Sammlungen. Nebst einem Sendschreiben an Herrn Professor F.D. Gräter. Angehängt sind Zusätze und Verbesserungen zu den altdänischen Heldenliedern, Balladen und Märchen. Heidelberg, Mohr und Zimmer 1813. 56 S., Leineneinband um 1860. Erste Ausgabe der ersten und zweiten Veröffentlichung.- WG. 1 und 2; Slg. Borst 1133, 1177.- Illustration des Titels von Ludwig Emil Grimm nach Vorlagen von A. Dürer. Ursprünglich als vierter Band von 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn' gedacht.- Durchgehend etwas, teils auch stärker stockfleckig, wenige Korrekturen und Anmerkungen von alter Hand. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vue de Sesto.

      Parigi, 1811 - Incisione in rame, stampata a colori e ritoccata d'epoca a mano. Mm 195x284. Bella veduta di Sesto Calende con le montagne sullo sfondo, inserita nella famosa opera "Voyage Pittoresque de Genève à Milan par le Simplon " edita a Parigi da Firmin Didot nel 1811. I Lory, padre e figlio, Mathias Gabriel Lory, furono i primi a stampare direttamente a colori, tecnica che consentì loro di trasporre nell'incisione le stesse atmosfere e bellezze del paesaggio reale. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Distillers Looking Into Their Own Business.

      Thos. Tegg. October 10, 1811 - Hand-coloured engraving; small tear to upper left margin not affecting image, sl. dusted otherwise a nice copy. Image 32.5 x 22.5 on 41 x 27cm sheet. George 11813. Three old men with grotesque and hideously carbuncled faces look into a cask of 'Double Rectified Spirits', streaming copiously from nose and mouth. Their heads and shoulders almost fill the design. On the left is a still with a pipe leading into the cask. Plate numbered 100 in top right corner.

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        Sense and Sensibility: A Novel in Three Volumes By a Lady.

      London T. Egerton 1811 - First edition, 3 volumes, 12mo., complete with all half-titles, with blanks N8 in volume 2 and blank O8 in volume 3, some light spotting, more so to a few gatherings, bound to style in modern calf-backed blue boards, vellum tips, handsomely presented in a fine morocco-backed solander box, a very good set. A rare opportunity to obtain a copy with all the half-titles. Most examples which come to market nowadays are defective on this account. This copy with additional interest as each volume bears the signature of a contemporary female reader. The print run of Sense is unknown, however, it was certainly small: "Probably it consisted of only 1000 copies or even less, and this would account for the fact that Sense and Sensibility is so much the rarest of the novels at the present day." (Keynes). It is now commonly accepted that only 750 copies were printed. Originally a sketch written in 1795 in the form of letters and titled Elinor and Marianne (representing "sense" and "sensibility"), the novel was revised in 1797 and 1798 at Steventon and again in 1809 and 1810, the first year of Jane Austen's residence at Chawton. Thomas Egerton undertook publication on a commission basis, and Jane Austen "'actually made a reserve from her very moderate income to meet the expected loss". The price of the new novel was 15 shillings in boards, and advertisements first appeared for it on 30 October 1811. When it sold out in less than two years, Jane wrote delightedly to her brother Francis (3 July 1813): "You will be glad to hear that every copy of Sense and Sensibility is sold and that it has brought me £140 beside the copyright, if that should ever be of any value." Gilson A1; Keynes 1; Sadleir 62b. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Des Associations rurales pour la Fabrication du LAIT, connues en Suisse sous le nom de Fruitières.

      Paschoud, Paris, Genève 1811 - In-8 broché de 124 pp., papier marbré de l'époque. Edition originale rare (Oberlé : Fastes 791). Etude des coopératives laitières et fromagères suisses au début du XIXème, avec explications sur leur fonctionnement. Description des batiments de production. Affinage des produits, fabrication du Beurre, du Fromage . (inconnu de Bitting, Cagle, Simon et Vicaire). Bel exemplaire, tel que paru, orné d'un grand tableau replié et de 3 gravures sur une planche (laboratoire et ustensiles). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CANTABRIGIA DEPICTA; A Series of Engravings Representing the Most Picturesque and Interesting Edificies in the University of Cambridge with an Historical and Descriptive Account of Each from Drawings By R B Harraden

      Harraden and Son, Cambridge 1811 - FIRST EDITION. 1811/1909. 35 engraved plates, engraved title page, dedication page, list of contents, 226pp., list of subscribers, list of plates, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, gilt decorated spine, some wear to boards, edges and corners, owner's stamped name and address on top corner of endpaper and armorial bookplate of Walter Blunt. Size: 11.75" x 9.25" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Paper Doll Book]: Ellen, or The Naughty Girl Reclaimed, A Story, Exemplified in a Series of Figures

      London: Printed for S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, Rathbone Place. 1811. Third edition, in a printed slipcase dated 1824. Stitched gray printed paperwrappers. With all nine cut-out costumed handcolored figures, the moveable head, and three hats (of five) laid in. Text in verse. Advertisements for other publications on rear wrap and slipcase. Corner of page 5 missing with no loss of text. Inscribed from an aunt to a niece on blank front endpaper. Slipcase neatly repaired along two sides with old hand-stitching; the moveable head shows some wear at the neck; the cut-outs are fresh and brightly colored. Very good. The story of an ill-tempered child who falls in with gypsies, but finally returns to her family.According to Andrew White Tuer in his book Pages and Pictures from Forgotten Children Books (London: 1898-9), this book was a favorite of Queen Victoria when she was a child. It "formed one of a series of a dozen or more under different titles. The prettily tinted cut-out illustrations were on cardboard, separate from the text. A moveable head, which, through much handling soon shewed signs of wear, fitted into a groove behind the neck, and completed one of the pictures at a time. These little book-toys, which ran into many editions and were copied by German and French publishers..." Although incomplete, much nicer and more complete than usually found. .

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        Broadside, begins: Sabed: que ha llegado á nuestras manos un proclama del rebelde Cura de Dolores que se titula: 'Manifiesto, que el Señor Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla::::,, [sic] haze al Pueblo.

      Mexico: no publisher/printer Folio (43.4 cm; 17.125"). [1] p.. 26 January 1811 Approximately two months prior to Father Hidalgo's capture by the Royal Forces, the Holy Office issued this decree condemning a publication of the Father of Mexican Independence as seditious, Lutheran, and anti-Catholic. Other writings circulating in manuscript are also condemned: One beginning, "Hemos llegado a la epoca" and ending, "De una Patriota de Lagos" and another beginning, "Es posible. Americanos!" and ending, "será gratificado con quinientos pesos." Copies of each were burned by the public executioner and all citizens are warned of the penalties — excommunication and fines — for owning or reading these writings, or failing to denounce those who do. Printed on two sheets precisely glued together to form a seamless whole, in double-column format and with the woodcut seal of the Inquisition in the lower right corner of the lower edge. Garritz located only the copy in the Biblioteca Nacional and WorldCat locates only seven U.S. institutions holding copies. Old folds; a few small wormholes touching or costing a very few letters and one larger hole costing five letters, but not impeding reading sense. Slight discoloration along the area where the two sheets are pasted together and at points on vertical fold.

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        Bibliomania; Or Book Madness: A Bibliographical Romance, In Six Parts. Illustrated with Cuts

      London: Printed For The Author By J. M'Creery, And Sold by Messrs. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme And Brown, 1811. Second edition. leather_bound. Full red morocco, marbled endpapers. Teg. Very good. 782 pages. 22.5 x 15 cm. Extra illustrated with engraved portraits, all plates with tissue guards. With Didbin's armorial bookplate on half-title. Chronological, Bibliographical and General Index. Errata. Bound by R.W. Smith, spine gilt in six compartments, covers gilt border panels house an interior rectangular panel with floral motifs at the corners, inner dentelles. Archival tape repair, free front endpaper. Corner wear, clean and sound internally. BIGMORE & WYMAN p. 170. BRUNET Vol. II, p.675.

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        Continuation of THE MOVING ADVENTURES OF OLD DAME TROT AND HER COMICAL CAT. Illustrated with Copperplate Engravings. Part II.

      

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        Autograph sketchleaf to op. 117, "König Stephan" ("Ungarns erster Wohltäter").

      [Teplitz, 1811]. - 2 pages in ink and pencil on 16-stave paper (322 x 234 mm), with two folds. Formerly sewn on the left margin, leaving three punched holes. Accompanied by two autograph letters signed from Friedrich Wilhelm Künzel in Leipzig to Fred M. Steele of Chicago, dated July 16th, 1886, discussing the acquisition and certifying the authenticity of the present leaf. A densely-used two-sided autograph sketchleaf containing music to opus 117, "König Stephan" or "Ungarns erster Wohltäter" ("Hungary's first Benefactor"), the front showing, among other motifs, the opening cello/bassoon line for the beginning of the first movement chorus, "Ruhend von seinen Thaten" (Andante maestoso e con moto, C major), and the verso with material from the end of the movement, all over with various freely written passages in ink and pencil, mostly on single staves, some with text underneath, containing many holograph corrections and instances where ink is written over pencil. - The present sketchleaf, apparently hitherto unknown to scholarship, belongs to a book of sketches that Beethoven used while writing his stage music "König Stephan" in 1811. Beethoven created his own book from various paper on hand and used it while at the spa in Teplitz from late 1810 into mid 1811. He finished "König Stephan" between 20 August and mid-September 1811. The sketches are of the first chorus (after the overture). The musical play was commissioned for the opening of the new theatre in Pest along with "The Ruins of Athens". First performed on 9 February 1812, it was published as op. 117. King Stephen I founded Hungary in 1000. Emperor Francis I of Austria commissioned the new theatre, and Beethoven was chosed as the composer to honour the occasion of the opening. The Austrian Emperor was honouring Hungary's loyalty, thus the subject matter on a text by August von Kotzebue. - The Beethoven-Haus in Bonn holds four other sketches from this sketchbook (viewable in their digital online archive, as entries HCB Bsk 2/50, 3/51, 4/52, and Mh 81), all of which share the same three holes punched on the left-side margin of the present sketch. We would like to thank Dr. Carmelo Comberiati, professor of Music History at Manhattanville College, for his assistance in cataloguing this lot. - Provenance: Friedrich Wilhelm Künzel, Leipzig, before 1886; Collection of Fred M. Steele, Chicago, purchased from the above, 1886. Offered in the "Collection of Important Autographs in the estate of Mrs. Ella P. Steele, widow of Mr. Fred M. Steele" (Philadelphia, 1918). Acquired from the purchaser's descendants, last located in Greenwich, CT. For an in-depth discussion of the pages this sketch belongs to, see Douglas Johnson, Alan Tyson and Robert Winter, "The Beethoven Sketchbooks", p. 201-206. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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