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        A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels ? North America

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, London 1812 - 10 engraved plates in Vol. I and 11 in Vol. II. 678; 876 pp. 2 vols. 4to. Pinkerton's collection of voyages was published over the course of six years in a total of seventeen volumes. The six volumes devoted to Europe comprise the largest section of the collection. They are "of great value for its texts, which are sometimes given entire and sometimes abridged, with as much as possible of the traveler's own language" (Hill). Pinkerton was something of a character. Having apprenticed to an Edinburgh solicitor, upon the death of his father and receipt of his inheritance, he immediately turned his back to a legal career and dedicated himself to literary matters. Through his works as a historian, poet and playwrite, he made friendships with the likes of Horace Walpole, Walter Scott and Edward Gibbon and through his controversial religious views and short temper he eventually lost them. Recently bound in half brown calf and marbled boards, spine labels gilt. Ex-library with small stamp on title page, some browning of leaves. A very attractive set 10 engraved plates in Vol. I and 11 in Vol. II. 678; 876 pp. 2 vols. 4to

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        The Fine Arts of the English School; illustrated by a series of engravings from paintings, sculpture and architecture, of eminent English Artists with ample biographical, critical and descriptive essay, by various authors.

      Longman, Hurst Rees etc, London 1812 - Size: Folio. . Full contemporary crimson morocco, elaborately gilt-tooled covers and back, inner gilt dentelles, aeg. 24 engraved plates by Bond, Le Keux, and others: title, frontis, 4 architectural plates, 2 of sculptures, and 18 engravings after paintings. Binding lightly worn, some foxing to endpapers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; Britain/UK; 19th century; Inventory No: 13901. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mélanges d'ornements de tous les styles Persan - Mauresque - Arabe - Grec - Gothique [-] Renaissance principalement des XVIe et XVIIe siècles ...Paris, Ducher & Cie (colophon: printed by Eugène Heutte & Cie), [ca. 1880 (engraved 1837-1838)]. Royal folio (45 x 31 cm). With 2 elaborately ornamented part-titles, 70 numbered ornament plates (all 72 plates "engraved" on litho stones, image area mostly 26.5 x 17 cm) and a letterpress list of the plates. With each plate printed in blue, green, violet, ochre, red, black or brown (several shades) and 9 printed in 2 colours. Contemporary half red cloth, rebacked and with new corners in red goatskin morocco.

      WorldCat (6 copies); not in Berlin Kat.; Hymans, Cat. Estampes d'Ornement. A splendid display of ornament in a wide variety of mostly Islamic-influenced styles, described as Persian, Moorish, arabesque, Greek, gothic and renaissance. Although many "arabesque" styles had been used in Europe under various names, Europe's growing colonial and trade relations with the Islamic world in the early 19th-century led to a greater familiarity with Islamic ornament and a new fashion for its application in Western art. The present plates were conceived, drawn and "engraved" by Charles Ernest Clerget (1812-1875?) and originally published by Émile Leconte in 2 parts (issued in 12 sub-parts) from 1837 to 1838. They were intended in part as models for artists and architects. In very good condition. A magnificent display of remarkably intricate arabesque and other decoration in 72 plates.

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        Sketches in Flanders and Holland, with some account of a tour through parts of those countries, shortly after the battle of Waterloo, in a series of letters to a friend, Londen: Haines & Turner, 1816.

      "Groot 4º: geb. in laat 19e-eeuwse halfleren band, op groot papier, 6 + 215 p., ill. (36 handgekleurde aquatinten) Met handtekening van een vorige eigenaar: Richard Krippis (1812-1882), van 1842 tot 1881 bibliothecaris van de Linnaen Society. Lit: Jacobsen Jensen 247; Landwehr 311; Atlas van Stolk 5893; Abbey 187. R0551."."Robert Hills (1769-1844) was een Engels aquarellist. Hij bezocht in juli-augustus 1815 in ons land Breda, Dordrecht, Gouda, Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, Den Haag, Rijswijk, Delft, Rotterdam, Charlois en Maassluis. In de normale uitgave waren slechts 5 van de 36 aquatinten handgekleurd. In deze luxe uitgave zijn alle aquatinten zeer fraai met de hand ingekleurd. Deze aquatinten waren door Hills in omtrek geëtst en door de volgende aquatintgraveurs verder afgewerkt: J. Hill, J.C. Stadler, D. Havell en J. Bailey. Van het huidige Nederland zijn 14 aquatinten opgenomen: 23. Amsterdam, Rembrandthuis met brug en gracht, door Stadler; 24. Haarlem, de oostelijke oever van het Spaarne bij de Korte brug, door Stadler; 25. Drie gezichten langs de Vliet, tussen Leiden en Den Haag, door Stadler; 26. Gezicht op Den Haag vanuit de kant van Delft en gezicht op de duinen en het bos waarin het Huis ten Bosch is gelegen, door Stadler; 27. Den Haag, Huis ten Bosch, door Havell; 28. Drie gezichten langs de vaart tussen Den Haag en Delft, door Stadler; 29. Rijswijk, door Hill; 30. Delft, de Oude kerk met de Oude Delf op de voorgrond, door Havell; 31. Drie gezichten langs de Schie tussen Delft en Rotterdam, door Hill; 32. Rotterdam, de St. Laurenskerk met de Kolk met schepen op de voorgrond, door Havell; 33. IJsselmonde, het veerhuis aan de Maas, door Hill; 34. Charlois, de kerk en omgeving, door Hill; 35. Schetsen van Hollandse klederdracht, door Hill; 36. Hollandse wagens, koetsen, sleden etc., door Hill."

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        Ifflands mimische Darstellungen für Schauspieler und Zeichner. Während der Vorstellung gezeichnet zu Berlin in den Jahren 1808 bis 1811. Heft 1-19 (von 20).

      Berlin (& Breslau), Gebrüder Henschel, (1808-1812). - Large 4to. 19 (instead of 20) issues. With engr. title page (using an original wrapper cover) and altogether 114 (instead of 120) etched plates by Wilhelm and Moritz Henschel and 2 pp. of subscription ads. Contemp. boards with ms label to spine. First edition of this series of performance sketches, published in 20 separate issues. Iffland himself is depicted in the roles of King Lear and Shylock, of the Miser in Molière's eponymous play, and of Nathan the Wise. Extremely rarely encountered thus near completeness, lacking only the final issue ("Der arme Poet"). German auction records since 1950 list a single complete copy (Bassenge 1990) and one separate issue only (Dörling 84, 24 Nov. 1975, no. 792 [issue 19 with 6 plates, DM 240]). Even a dedicated exhibition held at the Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin in 2005, which focused exclusively on the present work, was able to present only an incomplete copy acquired the previous year. - From the collection of the director and actor Franz Stoß (1909-95) with his bookplate on the front pastedown. A fine copy with largely clean, spotless interior. Kippenberg coll. 5082 (only 15 issues with a total of 90 plates). Lipperheide Uce 9. Hiler 456. Thieme/Becker XVI, 430 (dated 1808-1819). Not in Colas or Ornamentstichslg. Berlin. Not in Kayser or Goedeke. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeines Deutsches Bücher-Lexikon oder vollständiges alphabetisches Verzeichniß der von 1700 bis zu Ende 1827 (und weiter bis 1892) erschienenen Bücher, welche in Deutschland und in den durch Sprache und Literatur damit verwandten Ländern gedruckt worden sind. Nebst Angabe der Druckorte, der Verleger und der Preise Auflagen, Jahrzahlen, Formate etc. Bände 1 - 19 (= alles Erschienene) Einige Bände in neuer, verbesserter Auflage.

      Leipzig , Gelditsch u. (später) Brockhaus, - 1893/ 1894. 1812 - Quart (26x22 cm). Ganzleinenbände der Zeit. Rotschnitt. ** Vollständige Originalausgabe! Noch immer wichtiges Lexikon der von 1700 bis1892 erschienenen deutschsprachigen Bücher - in dieser Vollständigkeit selten. Wilhelm Heinsius (1768 Leipzig - 1817 Gera), Buchhändler und Bibliograph. "Von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung erwies sich einmal die von Heinsus gewählte Anlage des Werkes mit einer möglichst vollkommenen alphabetischen Ordnung: Jedes Buch, auf dessen Titel sich der Verfasser nennt, steht unbedingt unter dem Namen seines Verfassers (ausgenommen Romane und Schauspiele), alle anonymen Schriften aber unter dem ersten bestimmenden Wort des Titels. Zum anderen war auch die laufende Berichterstattung über die Buchproduktion durch die Fortsetzung des Kataloges in Mehrjahresbänden erstmals gewährleistet. Von H. bearbeitet erschien noch 1812-13 eine vermehrte und durchgesehene Auflage mit den Berichtsgrenzen 1700-1800 im Verlag J. F. Gleditsch, da Heinsius 1805 die eigene Firma und die 1793 erworbene Gleditsch'sche Handlung an Enoch Richter verkauft hatte. H. zog nach Gera, wo er 1810 eine eigene Buchhandlung eröffnete, und bearbeitete noch den 5. Band, der die 1811-15 erschienenen Bücher verzeichnet und 1817 veröffentlicht wurde. Unter dem Namen seines Begründers fortgesetzt, umfaßt der "Heinsius" 19 Mehrjahresbände, dessen letzter, bis 1892 weitergeführt . Namentlich in den ersten Bänden bildet er für den Zeitraum 1700 - 1750 die einzige brauchbare deutsche Bibliographie" (Dt. Biographie 6, 442) * Die Bände 1 bis 5 u. 7 mit weißen, unbeschriebenen Blättern "durchschossen" (zwischengebunden). Einbände bestoßen u. etwas fleckig. Gelenke teils unterlegt. Rückenschildchen teils abgeplatzt. Text mit wenigen Gebruachsspuren, zumeist sauber. - Gesamtgewicht ca. 60 kg - Versandkosten bitte erfragen.

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        SUCHTELEN, VAN Drie delen met de genealogie Van Suchtelen in handschrift. 19de-eeuws. Folio.

      A. `Genealogie der familie Van Suchtelen, I Deel, opgemaakt door een lid dier familie op het einde van den jaare 1812'. 172 p. Dit deel bevat: genealogie en Bijlagen A t/m Z (Bijlage V bevat een groot aantal getekende en gekleurde wapenafbeeldingen). B. Genealogie der famille Van Suchtelen gaande tot het einde van den jare 1836, 85 p., ook voorzien van gekleurde wapenafbeeldingen. C. Genealogische aantekeningen getrokken uit de genealogie van de familien Van Markel, Bouwer, en Van Suchtelen, van wijlen den heere Alexander van Suchtelen, overleden den 20-10-1804, eerste deel, 48 + 16 + 132 pag.. Met: Tweede deel, 20 pag.

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        Manuscript orderly book for the Second Regiment, First Rifle Brigade, United States Army, as kept by Lt. William House, the regimental adjutant, at Camp Springfield, Baltimore, Maryland, 21 September - 23 November 1814. Bearing House's contemporary ownership signature, with rank, on the front endpaper and upper front board

      Small 4to. 161 pages, approximately 10,000 words. Entries include brigade and regimental orders, morning reports, duty assignments, sick lists, news from other fronts in the war, a list of field and staff officers, the results of a court martial, and other details from the day-to-day operation of an army regiment. While most entries are in the hand of House and either signed or endorsed by him, a few of the entries appear to be in the hand of the officer responsible for the order or report, a few others, also in House's hand, appear to be signed by the issuing officer. Original roan-backed marbled boards (rubbed). Fine copy, a lovely example of a War of 1812 orderly book, housed in a custom black half-leather and marbled-board clamshell box. The British army carried out its successful campaign against Washington, D.C. August 19-29, 1814, eventually burning that city before turning its attention to Baltimore. Its opening sally against that city resulted in the death of General Robert Ross, the British commander, and an attack by sea was stymied on September 13 by the batteries at Fort McHenry. The British fleet withdrew to a comfortable distance and bombarded the fort through the night to no avail; observing this assault, Francis Scott Key was inspired to write the poem that was adapted as "The Star Spangled Banner" and eventually designated as America's national anthem. The British fleet sailed away on October 14; the successful defense of Baltimore led to the signing of the Treaty of Ghent two months later, formally ending the war, though Andrew Jackson's victory at New Orleans in mid-January served as its effective end. Lt. House's orderly book for the second regiment picks up the Baltimore campaign a week after the bombing of Fort McHenry and includes the orders for preparation against a subsequent British attack never mounted, reading in part (3 October): "Major General Watson will form the Riflemen in his division into a separate Corps under intelligent officers. They will march with guides two or three days each week into Patapsco Neck as far as the Battleground [i.e., North Point, site of the death of Ross], the mouth of Bear and Colesgate Creeks, that the officers and men may be made acquainted with the ground on which they have to act on the approach of the enemy." (750)

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        Voyage Pittoresque de L'Oberland ou Description de Vues prises dans L'Oberland, District du Canton de Berne.

      A Paris, chez Treuttel et Würtz, et à Strasbourg, même Maison de Commerce, (de l?Imprimerie de Crapelet), 1812, - in-4to, Frontispice en couleur par Duncker (avec texte gravé: Quatorze vues.) + 4 ff. (faux-titre, titre, envoi ?A M. Charles de Villers? par l?auteur des notices (Stapfer) + une carte de l?Oberland en noir/blanc + 90 p. + 1 ff. ?Table? + 14 planches coloriées, Ex-Libris gravé ?Ferrand? + petit ex-libris rouge ?Louis Masurier?, titre avec timbre humide ovale ?Bibliothèque de Mr Guizot?, reliure en d.-cuir rouge aux larges coins, pièce de titre au dos, tête dorée. Après l?édition originale de 1796 (Quatorze vues choisies au-delà de Thoune), avec un texte en français et allemand de Duncker, ce bel album sera réédité à Paris en 1812, avec qqs changements néanmoins. Dans l?édition de 1812, l?imprimeur Crapelet a radié la signature de Weibel et la date de 1796 sur les plaques de cuivre utilisées à Berne dès 1796. Le texte de l?édition de 1812 est de Philippe Stapfer (1766-1840), homme d?état bernois, qui voulait absolument rester anonyme, et les planches 8 & 9 de la première édition (Vue de Zweilutschinen et Vue des Glacières de Grindelwald) on été remplacées par deux autres ?Vue des Glaciers de Grindelwald? et ?La Cime de la Jungfrau? Le colorit est manifestement ?Parisien? et très probablement fait dans les ateliers de l?imprimeur.Les vues que contient l?ouvrage: Frontispice + 1) Vue de la Ville de Thoune, 2) Vue des environs de Thoune, 3) Vue du Château d'Oberhofen, 4) Vue du Château de Spiez (taches d?oxydation), 5) Vue de la Ville d'Unterseen, 6) Vue d'Interlaken, 7) Ruine d'Unspunne prés d'Interlaken, 8) La Cime de la Jungfrau, 9) Vue des Glaciers de Grindelwald (légère tache d?oxydation dans le ciel ), 10) Vue des Glaciers de Roseloui, 11) Vue de Meiringen, 12) Vue du Pont de Wyler & de la Chute d' Oltchernbach, 13) Vue du Village de Brienz, 14) Vue du Château de Ringenberg, + la Carte de l?Oberland, ainsi complet. Der Text in der 1812-er Ausgabe ist von Philipp A. Stapfer (1766-1840), Berner Staatsmann und Politiker. Exemplar komplett. Praktisch ohne Stockflecken, 2 Tafeln mit lechten Braunflecken (oxydierung), insgesamt schönes Exemplar.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Lonchamp 873; vgl. Edouard Pittet, Jakob Sam. Weibel. Peintre et Graveur 49 ff.; Perret 4534; Krebser, Thun.083, et p. 180; Helveticat -; cf. Perret, Regards sur les alpes p. 109. Notice 30, édition de 1796 (illustrée avec les vues en couleur de l?édition de 1812). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Spain and Portugal. Reduced from Jas.r Nantiat's Map in Four Sheets.

      London: W. Faden 1812 - (Sheet size: 59 x 84 cm). Double page map of Spain and Portugal including the Balearic Islands. Original hand colour. Light water staining at bottom left and right hand corners. A little offsetting.

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        A Dissertation on the Pernicious Effects of Gaming; A Dissertation on Duelling; A Dissertation on Suicide

      Cambridge: Printed by J. Archdeacon Printer to the University, [1812]. The Second Edition. full smooth calf ruled in gilt, rebacked (some time ago) in poorer quality leather to match, gilt lettered spine label, marbled endpapers. Spine a bit worn, corners a bit rubbed, else fine. Octavo. Three volumes bound in one Richard Hey (1745 - 1835) was born in Leeds and educated at Cambridge. In 1771 he was called to the bar at the Middle Temple and took the degree of LL. D. in 1778. He did not succeed as a barrister, however, so he retired from the bar. He was a Fellow and tutor of Sidney Sussex College until 1778 and then of Magdalene College from 1782 to 1796. In 1782 some gentleman offered anonymously, through the University of Cambridge, to give a prize of fifty guineas for the best ?Dissertation on the Pernicious Effects of Gaming?. Richard Hey obtained the prize and the work was published in 1783, with a second and a third edition. The same gentleman offered a similar sum of fifty guineas, in the year following for the best ?Dissertation on Duelling?, and a third time for the best?Dissertation on Suicide?. Richard Hey won both of those prizes and both dissertations were published, the one in 1784 and the other in 1785, with a second edition in 1812 when the three dissertations were published in one volume. In 1792 he wrote an article ?Answer to Paine?s Rights of Man? in which ?he demonstrates the system of that arch-theorist to be a system of despotism and tyranny. He entitled this useful publication ?Happiness and Rights?.? [Taylor, The biographia Leodiensis; or, Biographical sketches of the worthies of Leeds ... pp. 363-365].

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        The Imperial Encyclopaedia; Or, Dictionary of the Sciences and Arts. Comprehending Also the Whole Circle of Miscellaneous Literature. The Whole Including All the Modern Discoveries in Astronomy, Chemistry, Electricity, Galvanism, Geography, Domestic and Political Economy.In five volumes, including volume of plates

      Printed by and for J. and J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane N.d. [c. 1812], London - Five volumes. Four text volumes and one volume of plates. xiv, (ii), 880; 724; 700; 896 pp. Recent brown half calf over marbled boards. Five raised bands to spines with gilt decoration and maroon leather title labels. New endpapers. In A-Z dictionary format. Detailed entries and articles giving a fascinating insight into the knowledge of the time. The volume of plates contains 179 engraved plates and 20 maps. Lacking 12 plates. Damage to one plate with loss. Five thick quarto volumes. An attractive VG set.

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        The Works. of Beaumont and Fletcher, in fourteen volumes: with an introduction and explanatory notes, by Henry Weber, Esq.

      Edinburgh: 1812 - 8vo. (22 x 14 cm). 14 vols. Full deep purple straight-grained morocco with gilt ruling and tooling to front and back covers. Gilt titles, ruling and tooling to spine. Red endpapers. All edges gilt. Small book plate of George Geoffrey Butler to front paste down of each volume. Title-page and half-title for every play. Some offsetting from plates to text. Occasional internal foxing. Engraved portrait frontispieces of Beaumont and Fletcher to vols 1 and 2. 48 further copper engravings illustrating scenes from the plays (plate size: 18 x 10.5 cm). A neat insctription to verso of f.f.e.p. states "These volumes are in the binding always used by Dean Butler of Peterborough. They passed into possession of Mrs. Francis Galton. at the death of Dr. Galton they became mine April 1911. [signed] Geoffrey G. Butler." Sir Francis Galton FRS (16 February 1822 – 17 January 1911), cousin of Sir Douglas Galton, half-cousin of Charles Darwin, was an English Victorian polymath, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, psychometrician, and statistician. He was knighted in 1909. This set from Rab Butler's library, but without evidence. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Journey to Constantinople

      London: Longmans, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. Full leather. Very good. London: Longmans, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. Full leather. One volume. Quarto. A Journey Through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, To Constantinolpe, In The Year 1808 And 1809; In which is included some account of the proceedings of his majesty's mission, under Sir. Harford Jones, Bart. K.C. to the court of the King of Persia by James Morier. Twenty-five engravings from the designs of the author; a plate of inscriptions; and three maps; one from the observations of Captain James Sutherland: and two drawn by Mr. Morier, and Major Rennell. Boind in full brown morocco (spine recent reback), red title lable, raised bands, gilt decorations to cover and spine.

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        Carte d'une Partie de la Terre Napoleon (a la Nouvelle Hollande) 2me Feuille Levee Par M. M. H. Freycinet Off. de Marine & Bernier, Astronome sur la Corvette le Geographe et Dressee Par M. Boullanger Ingenieur Hydrographe. Mars et Avril 1802. Bouclet Sculp. (Plate 13)

      Paris:. 1812.. Maps. Attractive large chart of the southern coastline of Australia from Cape Volney, Victoria to Bernouilli Cap, South Australia showing track of Le Geographe in 1802. The map records the coast of Victoria that includes the towns of Warnambool and Portland. Relief is shown by soundings and hachures. Plate no. 13 from: Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes ... : partie navigation et geographie. Atlas / par Louis Freycinet. Paris : Publie par Decret Imperial sous le Ministere de son excellence le vice- amiral comte Decres, 1812. Some small minor closed tears in margin, but very good condition with full impression mark and margins. 50 x 76 cm. Tooley p83, no. 611.

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        Friedrich II., der Große (Berlin 24. 01. 1712 - 17. 08. 1786 in Potsdam). König von Preussen. Friedrich II. im Alter, stehend vor einem Zelt nach links,.

      - Kupferstich v. Georg Bretzing n. Johann Christoph Frisch b. Jacoby's Kunsthandlung, dat. 1812, 46,2 x 33,2 (H) ( 55,4 x 38,9 Blattgr.) Von Campe 81 m. Abb. 162; Drugulin 6789 v. S. 60/61; Thieme/Becker IV, S.594 bzw. Th.- B. XII, SS. 490 ff. - Großes, seltenes Ganzporträt nach einem Ölgemälde von Frisch aus dem Jahre 1763.

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        Autograph letter signed („M[aur]o Gandolfi").

      Bologna, 29. XI. 1812. - 4to. 1 p. To the publishing house of Pietro and Giuseppe Vallardi at Milano. - Minor damage to edges. - From the autograph collection of Eduard Fischer von Röslerstamm, and with his personal notecard. Sprache: it

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        Op. 10]. Concerto [D minor] pour le Violon avec accompagnement de grand Orchestre composé et dédié à Son Altesse Le Prince regnant de Lobkowitz. Oeuv. 10. Pr. 2 Rthlr. [Parts]

      Breitkopf & Härtel [PN 1676] [1812], Leipzig - First Edition. WorldCat (three copies only, at the British Library; tje Koninklijke bibliotheek in The Hague; and the Sächsische Landesbibliothek in Dresden). "[An] Italian violinist and composer. Polledro's playing was praised for its technical facility, especially in double stops and jumps across the fingerboard. His compositions were considered of only moderate interest even by his contemporaries; but they are elegant and exemplify the technical advances leading from Pugnani to Paganini." Boris Schwarz and Emanuele Senici in Grove Music Online. He was "acclaimed in Germany as the best violinist since Viotti. In 1812 he performed with Beethoven in Karlsbad. In 1814 he became leader of the Dresden court orchestra, with a salary equal to that of Weber, the conductor." Oxford Music Online. The strong percussion section is notable. "Tamburo" most probably stands for "bass drum"; the part doubles that of Piatti. Folio. Unbound, with orchestral parts laid in.Violino Principale: [1] (title), [i] (blank), 3-11, [i] (blank) pp.Violino Primo: 5, [i] (blank) pp.Violino Secondo: 5, [i] (blank) pp.Viole[!] 4pp.Violoncello e Basso: 5, [i] (blank) pp.Flauto: 2 pp.Oboe Primo: 2 pp.Oboe Secondo: 2 pp.Fagotto Primo: 2 pp.Fagotto Secondo: 2 pp. Corno Primo: [1], [i] (blank) pp.Corno Secondo: [1], [i] (blank) pp.Tromba Prima: [1], [i] (blank) pp.Tromba Seconda: [1], [i] (blank) pp.Tamburo: [1], [i] (blank) pp.Triangolo: [1], [i] (blank) pp.Piatti: [1], [i] (blank) pp.Timpani: [1], [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. Many parts printed to facing pages. Some soiling, especially to titles and edges; outer bifolium of Violino Principale part reinforced with tape and frayed at spine with additional repairs; some leaves separating. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works of Rev Jonathan Swift Arranged by Thomas Sheridan corrected and revised by John Nichols

      New York: Published by William Durell and Company, 1812. First American edition of Swift's collected works with first American edition of "Tale of a Tub" (volume 3, 1812). 24 vols. 12mo. Reverse calf binding, circa 1830s, with black morocco labels for titles and volume numbers, simple black fleurons tooled on spine and edges of boards, ownership signature dated 1838. Some light rubbing of bindings, minor discoloration of text, else a fine example of this set and most unusual at having survived in such condition. First American edition of Swift's collected works with first American edition of "Tale of a Tub" (volume 3, 1812). 24 vols. 12mo. Thomas Sheridan (1719-1788) was the son of Swift's friend, the husband of Mrs. Francis Sheridan, the dramatist, and the father of Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The "Works of Swift, with Life" first appeared in 1784 in 18 octavo volumes. Sheridan had been a friend of Johnson's, but after a falling out, Sheridan stated that Johnson had "gigantic fame in these days of little men" to which Johnson responded "Sherry is dull, naturally dull; but it must have taken him a great deal of pains to become what we now see him. Such an excess of stupidity is not in nature." John Nichols (1745-1826) was a printer, author and prolific editor. His corrected and revised edition of Sheridan's Swift was first published in 1801 and reprinted in 1803 and 1808 in 19 volumes (DNB). Shaw and Shoemaker 26839; Teerink 132

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        Reise durch Skandinavien in den Jahren 1806 und 1807. Zweiter, Dritter, Vierter Theil., [ 3 Bände von 5]

      Göttingen, Joh. Fridr. Röwer, 1812 - 2. Teil: XIV, 380 S.Titelvignette: Houg-Vossen und 3 ausklappbare Tafeln; 3. Teil: IV, 468 S.Titelvignette: Stockholm und 3 ausklappbare Tafeln mit einem Stadtplan von Stockholm; 4. Teil: IV, 364 S.Titelvignette: Die grosse Pinge bei Falun und 5 ausklappbare Tafeln; 1812, 1814, 1816, Der zweite Teil beschreibt Südnorwegen und Schweden, der dritte und vierte Teil Schweden. Der Autor untersuchte insbesondere das Bergbauwesen Norwegen und Schwedens. (guter Zustand, Einbände leicht berieben, Stempel auf den Titelblättern) -Fis1- Ich versende mit der Deutschen Post (Büchersendung) und der DHL (Pakete). Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 14 Tage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 300 Halbledereinbände der Zeit mit Rückenbeschriftung.

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        GRECIAN REMAINS IN ITALY. A DESCRIPTION OF CYCLOPIAN WALLS, AND OF ROMAN ANTIQUITIES. WITH TOPOLOGICAL AND PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF ANCIENT LATIUM

      London: Printed for Edward Orme by W. Bulmer and Co.; J. F. Dove, 1812 [but 1811 - ca. 1823: see below]. FIRST EDITION n. Hardcover. A Vast Volume with Sometimes Just as Vast Scenes of Italian Ruins. 480 x 335 mm. mm (19 x 13"). 1 p.l. (title), 50 pp. (plus plates). (Collation matching Abbey and Tooley.). FIRST EDITION. Modern retrospective red half morocco over older marbled boards, front cover with original red morocco title label, flat spine with densely tooled gilt panels at head and tail, gilt titling, expertly reinforced hinges, all edges gilt. WITH 25 BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED PLATES by M. Dubourg after Middleton, Philip Giuntotardi, and others, 23 OF THEM HAND-COLORED AQUATINTS (THREE DOUBLE-PAGE), and two of them plain line engravings. Abbey "Travel" 165; Tooley 328; Avery Architectural Library, p. 666. Inconspicuous abrasions to paper boards, minor stain to fore edge of front flyleaf, a handful of leaves with inconsequential small, faint spots at margins, the vaguest hint of offsetting onto small portions of two plates, but QUITE A FINE COPY, the binding expertly restored and certainly pleasing, and the engravings richly colored as well as entirely clean and fresh. This is a masterwork of aquatint engraving notable for the beauty and precision of its depictions of ancient Greek and Roman ruins in Italy. The plates are visually impressive--the three double-page images especially so--showing to good advantage architectural ruins, Italian towns, and surrounding landscapes, often in the form of memorable vistas. Author and artist John Izard Middleton (1785-1849) was the son of Arthur Middleton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He spent much of his adult life travelling in France and Italy where, like many contemporary travellers, he sketched extensively. His careful depictions of ancient ruins established him as one of America's first Classical archaeologists. Middleton deserves more credit as a topographical artist than he has received. A number of his drawings turned up without attribution in other books, notably those of the more famous Edward Dodwell, with whom our author travelled and whose "Views in Greece" and "Tour through Greece" were substantial and well received publications. This copy of "Grecian Remains" is a first edition, but it's more complicated than that. The book was originally issued in parts over a period of nine years (probably during 1811-1812 and in 1819), with the title page (as here) dated 1812. The plates themselves were issued in 1818 or later, and then combined with the separately printed installments of text. In our copy, the paper on which the text is printed is watermarked 1805 for parts I-III, and 1818 for parts IV-VII, surely indicating that the letterpress here represents the original parts. All but one of our plates are on paper watermarked 1818 (our later plate being dated 1823). Abbey's copy had watermarks identical to ours. Whatever the dates of the paper they were printed on, our plates are clear, sharp, and beautifully colored. The present copy is remarkable in that the fatal offsetting from text onto plates, which mars the vast majority of otherwise beautiful color plate books, is virtually absent here.

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        [Pineapple] Brown Havannah Pine

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1812. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. Very good condition. Reproduction gilt frame. A fine image from Brookshaw's masterpiece, Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits. George Brookshaw's Pomona Britannica is the finest work on fruit and flowers ever produced. Its breathtaking images display a level of technical virtuosity and beauty that distinguish this magnificent book as a true work of art.As a retired cabinetmaker, Brookshaw produced his seminal botanical study late in his career, at first publishing it in parts and then as a complete edition in 1812. The fact that this outstanding work took ten years to complete is evident in the quality of its images and the care with which Brookshaw executed each individual picture.Pomona Britannica was produced as a visual record of the best available varieties of fruit in an attempt to encourage gardeners to experiment with growing fruit, and illustrates examples found in the Royal gardens at Hampton Court, Kensington Gardens, and the private gardens of the Prince of Wales in Blackheath.Pomona Britannica differs from other botanical books in its dark aquatinted backgrounds and its stylized compositions. By using aquatint to create a contrasting background, Brookshaw manages to produce a truly dramatic effect. His use of stylized composition distinguishes his pictures from the dry scientific illustrations found in other botanical studies and creates an exceptionally beautiful visual experience.Pomona Britannica is not only a didactic study, it is a masterpiece of illustration in which every picture is a testament to the artist's talent and ingenuity. Cf. Dunthorne 50; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p. 81; cf. Nissen BBI 244; cf. Sandra Raphael An Oak Spring Pomona 40a.

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        Pisa illustrata nelle arti del disegno da Alessandro da Morrona. Seconda edizione? - 3 Volumi

      Giovanni Marenigh, Livorno 1812 3 tomi in 16°, piena pergamena coeva, tit. e fregi in oro su tass. al dorso, tagli sup. rossi, segnalibri tricolore, pp.XXIV - 507, XXIII - 560, XVI - 589, molto ben conservati. Seconda edizione molto rara contenente un maggior numero di tavole rispetto alla prima ediz. edita a Pisa nel 1787 - 1793. Bellissima e importante l'inc. a bulino eseguita da Baccio Baldini e raffigurante L'inferno del Camposanto di Pisa [il rame originale si sostiene che sia stato portato in Francia], come pure quella di S. Girolamo penitente di anonimo quattrocentesco (forse lo stesso Baccio Baldini). Le altre tavole sono di Fambrini, Canacci e dello stesso Morrona, complessivamente 33 anche più volte ripieg. e così distribuite: 8 nel I vol. compreso l'antip. raffigurante il ritratto del Da Morrona, 17 nel II e 8 nel III. - nell'immagine, particolare de L'Inferno

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        A Dissertation on the Pernicious Effects of Gaming; A Dissertation on Duelling; A Dissertation on Suicide

      Cambridge: Printed by J. Archdeacon Printer to the University, [1812]. The Second Edition. full smooth calf ruled in gilt, rebacked (some time ago) in poorer quality leather to match, gilt lettered spine label, marbled endpapers. Spine a bit worn, corners a bit rubbed, else fine. Octavo. Three volumes bound in one Richard Hey (1745 - 1835) was born in Leeds and educated at Cambridge. In 1771 he was called to the bar at the Middle Temple and took the degree of LL. D. in 1778. He did not succeed as a barrister, however, so he retired from the bar. He was a Fellow and tutor of Sidney Sussex College until 1778 and then of Magdalene College from 1782 to 1796. In 1782 some gentleman offered anonymously, through the University of Cambridge, to give a prize of fifty guineas for the best “Dissertation on the Pernicious Effects of Gaming”. Richard Hey obtained the prize and the work was published in 1783, with a second and a third edition. The same gentleman offered a similar sum of fifty guineas, in the year following for the best “Dissertation on Duelling”, and a third time for the best”Dissertation on Suicide”. Richard Hey won both of those prizes and both dissertations were published, the one in 1784 and the other in 1785, with a second edition in 1812 when the three dissertations were published in one volume. In 1792 he wrote an article “Answer to Paine’s Rights of Man” in which ‘he demonstrates the system of that arch-theorist to be a system of despotism and tyranny. He entitled this useful publication “Happiness and Rights”.’ [Taylor, The biographia Leodiensis; or, Biographical sketches of the worthies of Leeds ... pp. 363-365].

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        Le Maïs ou Blé de Turquie, apprécié sous tous ses rapports ; mémoire couronné, le 24 août 1784, par l’Académie Royale des sciences, belles-lettres et arts de Bordeaux

      1812. relié. Bon état. A Paris, de l?'Imprimerie Impériale, 1812. In/8 reliure plein veau du temps, bordure dorée sur les plats, dos lisse à fleurons dorés et pièce de titre rouge, doré trois tranches, dentelle sur les coupes et dentelle intérieure, 8 f., 303 p. Nouvelle édition revue et corrigée. Ouvrage en excellent état. Comme il le dit lui-même dans son avertissement, Parmentier avait fait édité ce texte une première fois en 1785 mais à si petit nombre que ?"personne n?'a pu la lire?" ! Cette seconde édition augmentée de plusieurs chapitres fut destinée à la vente. Oberlé 816.

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        Elliot's Improved New-York Double Directory. Containing An Alphabetical List of the Inhabitants, &c

      New York: William Elliott. 1812. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fair. Title page date 1812. Exceptionally scarce city directory which includes resident addresses and occupations, as well as a reverse directory by street, other useful information. Very worn. Printed hardcover which is darkened and coated with what appears to be shellac, homemade leather spine with title, date and author neatly hand printed in gilt, about 8.5" tall. Mispaginations throughout but complete: 32, 31, [2], 42-96, 89-178, i-lxxx; plus Compendious Almanack for 1812-13 and A Tide Table printed on the verso of the front free endpaper. Covers heavily chipped and worn, hinges repaired with old paper tape, paper tape in gutter of front free endpaper and preliminary blank, binding cracked at the title page and final page but text block otherwise sound with no loosened pages, page age- toned but clean with some uniform foxing, old dampstaining to top half of first few leaves, modern name and address stamp in blue ink stamped in the middle title page below the subtitle and above the publisher information, and on final blank.

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        A History of the Indian Wars With the First Settlers of the United States. Particularly in New England

      Montpelier: Published by Wright and Sibley, 1812. First edition. 319 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary calf. Hinges worn and slightly cracked. Corners heavily worn. Light soiling to title page; minor toning to text. A good, sound copy. In a larger blue half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. First edition. 319 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Rare Vermont Imprint and Indian War History. A rare work on the history of the Indian Wars in New England, written by the president of the University of Vermont.  "This book aroused bitter criticism because of its strictures on colonial bigotry and cruelty to the natives..." - Streeter.  The book was long believed to have been suppressed by its author because of his mortification at the attacks made on it by reviewers, and both Field and Church give long accounts of its supposed destruction.  While there certainly were bitter reviews, and the work is quite rare, more modern bibliographers, notably Marcus McCorison in VERMONT IMPRINTS, have suggested that the suppression story may be exaggerated. Later writers have also praised the book as one of the best written histories of the Indian Wars of New England. Howes S84; Church 1306; Streeter sale 727; Field 1351; Sabin 76366; Gilman, p.240; McCorison, Vermont Imprints, 1420; Pilling, Algonquian Languages, p. 441; Pilling, Proof-Sheets 3474

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        THE TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX, IN SEARCH OF THE PICTURESQUE A POEM [with:] THE SECOND TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX, IN SEARCH OF CONSOLATION; A POEM [with]: THE THIRD TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX, IN SEARCH OF A WIFE. A POEM

      London: R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 1812, 1820 & [1821].. Three volumes. iii,[3],275pp. plus engraved title and 30 plates (including frontis); [6],279pp. plus 24 engraved plates (including frontis); [4],279pp. plus 24 engraved plates (including frontis). Large octavos. Uniformly bound by Riviere in full deep red crushed levant, raised bands, spines gilt extra, gilt inner dentelles, t.e.g. Bookplate on front pastedown in each volume, along with small tape scars from earlier "protective" wrappers, usual mild offsetting from plates to facing pages, occasional minor smudges or light spotting, but a very good set, attractively bound. First edition in book form of one of Rowlandson's most popular illustrated works, featuring the 78 handcolored full-page engraved plates, and two colored engraved titles - the second volume appeared with a printed title. In this set, the leaves of "Directions to Binder" are bound in; in the first volume the opening leaf of text is headed "Chapter I" and plate 5 is in its first state; in the second volume plate 15 is in Tooley's second state. The first title appeared in the POETICAL MAGAZINE under the title "The Schoolmaster's Tour," and Rowlandson added three illustrations and reworked the plates for the book edition. The second and third titles appeared serially, each in eight monthly parts, prior to publication in book form. "The misadventures of this elderly pedant gave Rowlandson ample scope for the comic designs of which he was a master, and the three books which deal with Syntax were his greatest success as an illustrator" - Ray. ABBEY (LIFE) 265-7. TOOLEY 427-9. RAY 34.

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        An Essay on the Organic Diseases and Lesions of the Heart and Great Vessels. Published under his inspection by C.E.Horeau. Translated from the French with Notes by Jacob Gates.

      Philadelphia, Anthony Finley, 1812.. Octavo. XII, [v]-xiv, [15]-344 pages. Contemporary Hardcover. Early 19th century library binding of the Birmingham Medical Institute. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Three smaller library stamps. Internally besides very few signs of foxing a very clean and fine example of this important work.. Garrison-Morton 2737 - "The first edition of Corvisart's treatise on heart diseases was written by C. E. Horeau from notes based upon Corvisart's course of clinical lectures. . . . Corvisart differentiated between cardiac and pulmonary diseases, provided the first adequate classification of the symptoms of heart disease, distinguished between functional and organic disturbances of the heart, and was the first to divide the course of heart failure into three stages. He dealt with the pathology of the pericardial sac and the muscular and fibrous tissues of the heart, gave the first description of carditis, and pointed out the relationship between valvular lesions and the development of heart failure" Willius & Dry - pages 108-109: "Corvisart was one of the first to mention and interpret palpable thrills over the precordium in the diagnosis of carduiac disease (un bruissement particulier difficile a decrire) and he particularly stressed the diagnostic importance of the thrill in mitral stenosis. He described fibrinous pericarditis, stating that the massive deposition of fibrin caused the pericardium to resemble the reticulum of the second stomach of the calf. Corvisart also recognized tubercles of the pericardium and recorded an instance of massive pericardial effusion in which 4 litres of fluid were present"

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        Pinacoteca del Palazzo reale di Milano

      Stamperia reale 1812 - Pinacoteca del Palazzo Reale delle arti e delle scienze di Milano, pubblicata da Michele Bisi incisore col testo di Robustiano Gironi. In folio, legatura originale in cartonato e dorso in pelle, dedica al principe Eugenio Napoleone di Francia dopo il frontespizio. Numerose incisioni, non indicato il numero delle stesse. In ottime condizioni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Practical Essay on the Art of Colouring and Painting Landscapes in Water Colours

      1812. CLARK, J[ohn]. H[eaviside]. A Practical Essay on the Art of Colouring and Painting Landscapes in Water Colours. [4], 28 pp. Illustrated with 11 aquatint engravings of which 7 are coloured by hand. Folio, 370 x 280 mm, bound in publishers brown boards with original printed label, grey paper spine. London: Edward Orm, 1812. |~||~||~||~| Second Edition. A detailed artist's manual for landscape painting featuring colour plate illustrations, each with the pallet of colours required for its rendering depicted below the scene. The text spells out how to properly apply the pigments to various elements in landscape painting. John Heaviside Clark (ca. 1771-1836) was an established landscape painter who frequently exhibited at the Royal Academy at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Abbey, Life in England, cites the first edition of this title, published in 1807. Our copy shows plate 6 in two different states, not called for in the list of illustrations. A nice unsophisticated copy with some edge wear to the boards and plate 2 with a marginal stain (appears to be watercolour) that just touches the illustration.

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        Neujahrsblatt der Music-Gesellschaft ab dem Music-Saal auf der Teutschen Schul in Zürich, Nr. 25/1737 - 1812 (die letzte erschienene Nr.) (ohne die Nr. 49/1761, Nr. 65/1777 und Nr. 67/1779; zus. 73 Nr.).

      Zürich, ab 1785: gedruckt bei David Bürkli, 1737 - 1812 - 8° bzw. Gr.8° (ab 1780 - 1804: Quer-8°), meist 4 (tlw. bis 9) Bl., jeweils mit gestochener Taf. (tlw. auf erstem Bl.; nach Johann Heinrich Freytag, J. R. Füssli oder J. R. Holzhalb), Noten, Lose, tlw. geleimte gefalzte Bögen, Tlw. staubrandig, tlw. min. stockfl. (vereinzelte Nr. stärker), tlw. etw. randrissig u. -knittrig; allg. gutes Ex. - Ohne die Nr. 49, 65 und 67. Rohr, S. 86 f. - Die 1679 gegründete Gesellschaft, die sich vor allem mit geistlicher Musik beschäftigte, begann 1713 Neujahrsstücke herauszugeben, die bis 1812 erschienen sind. Darauf hat sich die Gesellschaft mit der Allgemeinen Musikgesellschaft vereinigt. 1600 gr.

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        Select Views in Great Britain, Engrav'd by S. Middiman, from Pictures and Drawings by the Most Eminent Artists. With Descriptions

      John & Josiah Boydell [1812], London - Later straight-grain russet morocco, spine ornately lettered and tooled in gilt (4 raised bands), boards with ornate borders stamped in gilt and blind within three gilt rules, a.e.g.; oblong 4to; with 54 copper-engraved plates by Middiman, after numerous artists; pp. [4] (title-p., blank, ads), [53] double-sided leaves of text describing the plates in French and English, [2] index and list of subscribers. Small, scattered stain on front board; corners bumped; some light scuffing along joints and edges of boards. Off-setting of plates onto facing pages, making pale ghosts, but a lovely copy inside and out. Two bookplates on front paste-down, one in Norwegian. Second Edition, the first issued in parts between 1784 and 1792. Samuel Middiman (1750-1831) was employed by the Boydells for several years and engraved several of the plates in the Shakespeare Gallery. As the DNB points out, his "chief excellence lay in the engraving of landscape, in which he pursued worthily the course marked out by [William] Woollett and others." In this, his best-known book, he based his plates on landscape drawings by such artists as Francis Wheatley and himself. This copy contains a second, variant Plate II, showing an entirely different view of Keswick-Lake than that depicted in the first, customary plate and described in the text. Most likely, this was a trial version that was replaced by a view showing more of the landmarks around the lake. [Upcott, Bibliographical Account of.English Topography, p. xxiv.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Select Views In Great Britain. From Pictures and Drawings By The Most Eminent Artists.

      London, Boydell. n.d.(1812), plates dated 1784 onwards. - 4to, Finely Bound bound in contemporary full dark green straight-grain morocco, blind stamped lozinges, gilt floral borders, backstrip in pannels with raised bands (tiny cut to corner of one border), all edges gilt. 53 fine copper plates, each with accompanying text usually English on one side, French on verso, lists of plates. Excellent copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An artillerists' water bucket from Horatio Nelson's flagship, the H.M.S. Victory

      n.p., n.d.. 9.5" H. "A coopered water bucket, 9.5"" tall, 11.5"" diameter, with a center wooden cross piece to which has been affixed iron hardware allowing for easy hanging, likely used on a yoke to supply water to the gun crews below decks of the H.M.S. Victory. An engraved identification, added later, reads: ""H.M.S. VICTORY SNR,"" the wood has possibly been refinished at a later date, which adds to the object's stability as it has not been exposed to moisture for some time.Following the battle of Trafalgar, the H.M.S. Victory was badly damaged and could not return under the power of its own sail. After delivering Nelson's body to London, the Victory was repaired and remained in active service until 1812, when she was moored at Portsmouth. The ship served as a training ship for some time, but by the turn of the 20th century, it had deteriorated so badly that in 1910, a group of enthusiasts established the Society for Nautical Research to help with funds. Restoration of the ship was finally completed well after the close of the Second World War, the last repairs not completed until 2005, just in time for the bicentennial of Trafalgar. Today, it is the oldest commissioned warship in the world and attracts over 350,000 visitors as a museum ship. To help fund its restoration efforts, the Society for Nautical Research took unusable parts, including nails and copper sheathing, and melted them down to be refashioned as souvenirs. Provenance: Society for Nautical Research; obtained by the War Museum from a prominent British naval family collection, which had additionally featured relics from the noted Benjamin Hill Collection?"that holding included one of the largest swatches of Nelson's ensign that flew at Trafalgar in private hands. Some of these relics were featured in a recently-published peer-reviewed article, a copy of which has been included for reference."

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        Heroische Landschaft mit Jason, das Goldene Vlies bindend; vom Mast des Schiffes, auf dem die Gefährten Jasons warten, schaut hinter dem Berghang nur die Spitze hervor.

      . Gouache, auf Velin mit undeutlichem Wasserzeichen mit Datum "1812". 32 : 43,5 cm. Mit Bereibungen der Bildoberfläche, kleine Fehlstelle an der rechten unteren Ecke. Verso ältere Zuschreibung an J.Chr. Reinhart. Quelle: Ovid, Metamorphosen 7, 149ff..

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        NEW TRAVELS AMONG THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA; BEING A COMPILATION, TAKEN PARTLY FROM THE COMMUNICATIONS ALREADY PUBLISHED, OF CAPTAINS LEWIS AND CLARK TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND PARTLY FROM OTHER AUTHORS WHO TRAVELLED AMONG THE VARIOUS TRIBES OF INDIANS.WITH A DICTIONARY OF THE INDIAN TONGUE.

      Philadelphia: James Sharan, 1812. - 300pp. plus two portraits. Contemporary calf; rebacked, gilt leather label. Corners heavily worn, boards scuffed. Light to moderate toning and soiling throughout. Good. The second American printing of the so-called "Apocrypha edition" of Lewis and Clark, bearing the name of compiler William Fisher on the titlepage. In response to the growing curiosity of the public regarding the findings of Lewis and Clark, and the delay in publication of the "authorized account" of their expedition, this compilation of bits and pieces from already published works appeared (culled from Gass, Clark, Mackenzie, Carver, and Jefferson's MESSAGE. of 1806), misleading the reader into believing it was the account sanctioned by the government and containing all the information gathered during the journey. Howes calls this the "spurious" edition, while Sabin states it contains material not published in any other edition. The work originally appeared in Philadelphia and London in 1809, followed by German printings in 1811 and 1812. A Baltimore edition also appeared in 1812, but Howes gives precedence to the Philadelphia printing. Howes mentions that some copies of this work contain a second titlepage, as in the present copy. WAGNER-CAMP 8:6. SABIN 24509. RADER 1397. HOWES F153a, "aa." PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 1297.

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        SILVA: OR, A DISCOURSE OF FOREST-TREES, AND PROPAGATION OF TIMBER IN HIS MAJESTIES DOMINIONS...to which is added, THE TERRA: A PHILOSOPHICAL DISCOURSE OF EARTH. [2 vol set]

      York: Printed by Thomas Wilson and Son,...for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown . Very Good. 1812. Fourth Edition. Full Leather. 4to (24 x 31cm) An excellent set in full, handsome contemporary calf bindings, wide margins. "The fourth edition with the editor's last corrections and a short memoir of Him (Hunter)"; 2 works in two volumes; pp. vol. I: 50, [2], 330; vol. II: 393, 88. Engraved frontispiece of Evelyn by Bartolozzi, 44 fine engraved plates including 2 double-page by J. Miller, and one etched plate. This copy bound without half titles. Full contemporary polished calf bindings with five raised bands to the spines, with gilt and blind stamped decoration to compartments, double gilt edge fillets to boards with blind-stamped decorative border, gilt dentelles and single gilt fillet to turn-ins. Bindings very good with just a little general wear and rubbing, small mark to front board of vol. I, very small chip (3-4 mm) to lower joint of vol. 2; light wear to joints but remain strong. Original marbled end papers with all edges marbled to match. Contents very good, tight with a little spotting to plates - but much cleaner than often. Provenance: with the contemporary engraved bookplate of Thomas Munro to the front paste-downs. A very good set. Evelyn's classic work on trees, the later editions (from 1776 onwards) were edited by the polymath Alexander Hunter. The treatise on trees was first published in 1664, and that on soils in 1676. Generally recognised as one of the most influential texts on forestry ever published. .

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        Travels In The Island Of Iceland, During The Summer Of The Year MDCCCX.

      Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable & Company, Edinburgh, T.Payne, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown. London, 1812. - 4to. pp. xv, [2 leaves], 481. with half-title. 2 engraved maps (1 folding), 7 engraved plates (1 folding, 1 of music), 8 hand-coloured aquatints, & 15 engravings in the text. 4 folding tables. 19th century cloth-backed bds., rebacked with spine mounted, new lettering piece (some wear to covers, some foxing - fairly heavy on some of the engraved plates but the aquatints are quite clean). Second Edition. Mackenzie, a distinguished mineralogist and president of the physical class of the Royal Society, travelled to Iceland in 1810 in the company of Drs. Henry Holland and Richard Bright. The present work is the joint production of the three men, Mackenzie contributing the narrative of the voyage and travels, and the chapters on mineralogy, rural economy and commerce, Dr. Bright the sections on zoology and botany, and Dr. Holland the chapters on literature, diseases, and government, laws and religion. "Although the scientific portions of the book have long been superseded, it contains much information of permanent interest on the social and economic condition of Iceland." (DNB) The mineralogical collections brought back from the expedition were spoken of with great admiration by Sir Charles Lyell. The fine hand-coloured aquatints of scenery and costume by J.Clark and text engravings and plates by R.Scott and E.Mitchell are based on original sketches by the three travellers, the majority drawn by Mackenzie. This edition has been slightly revised and a short account of the Revolution of 1809 added to the Appendix. Abbey, Travel, 160. Prideaux pp. 232 & 343. Tooley 314. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Censor Extraordinario. Contestación de don José Miguel Guridi Alcocer lo que contra él y los Derechos de las Cortes se ha vertido en los números 13 y 14 del Telégrafo americano

      [colophon: Cadiz: En la impr. de Don Agapito Fernandez Figueroa 4to (20 cm; 7.5"). 47, [1 (blank)] pp.. 1812] Guridi y Alcocer was a Mexican representative to the Spanish Cortes. Juan López de Cancelada was a member of the Consulado de Mexico. This put the two men immediately at odds, for each group loathed the other. López de Cancelada had something of an upper hand when seeking to smear Guridi y Alcocer and the other Mexican deputies to the Cortes for he owned and was publisher of a newspaper, El Telégrafo Americano, at Cadiz. Guridi y Alcocer here defends himself and various of his statements in the Cortes from Cancelada's attacks in that newspaper, both personal and political. Guridi sought to open the New World to free trade, arguing for free access to European seeds, plant stocks, and exports generally. He also sought administrative reform, reduction in regulations, and the ending of colonial status. WorldCat locates only two copies Worldwide. Removed from a nonce volume. One small tear in a margin, repaired. Clean and nice.

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        Censor Extraordinario. Contestación de don José Miguel Guridi Alcocer lo que contra él y los Derechos de las Cortes se ha vertido en los números 13 y 14 del Telégrafo americano

      [colophon: Cadiz: En la impr. de Don Agapito Fernandez Figueroa 4to (20 cm; 7.5"). 47, [1 (blank)] pp.. 1812] Guridi y Alcocer was a Mexican representative to the Spanish Cortes. Juan López de Cancelada was a member of the Consulado de Mexico. This put the two men immediately at odds, for each group loathed the other. López de Cancelada had something of an upper hand when seeking to smear Guridi y Alcocer and the other Mexican deputies to the Cortes for he owned and was publisher of a newspaper, El Telégrafo Americano, at Cadiz. Guridi y Alcocer here defends himself and various of his statements in the Cortes from Cancelada's attacks in that newspaper, both personal and political. Guridi sought to open the New World to free trade, arguing for free access to European seeds, plant stocks, and exports generally. He also sought administrative reform, reduction in regulations, and the ending of colonial status. WorldCat locates only two copies Worldwide. Removed from a nonce volume. One small tear in a margin, repaired. Clean and nice.

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        Bildnis einer alten Frau mit schwarzer Spitzenhaube, die eine Flasche in der Rechten hält.

      . Öl auf Bütten. 26,3:16,5 cm. Provenienz: Sammlung W.A. Freund, Berlin, Lugt 954; Sammlung Adolf Gruis, Berlin, nicht bei Lugt. Ölstudie, bei der der Künstler zugunsten einzelner Partien wie Kopf, Haube, Tuch und Flasche den Oberkörper vernachlässigte, wodurch sich ein reizvoller malerischer Kontrast ergibt.. Johann Fischbach studierte ab 1812 an der Wiener Akademie in der Landschaftsklasse von J. Mössmer (1780-1845). Bereits vier Jahre später wurde er Hauslehrer bei Graf Moritz Fries und dann Zeichenlehrer in dessen Erziehungsanstalt in Plankenberg bei Wien. 1825 folgte eine längere Studienreise durch Deutschland (Regensburg, Nürnberg und Heidelberg) und in die Schweiz. Im selben Jahr erfolgte die Ernennung zum Direktor der Kupferstichsammlung Paar in Wien. 1831 entdeckte er die Landschaft des Salzkammerguts, weshalb er sich von nun an hier jeden Sommer aufhielt. 1837 unternahm er zudem eine Reise nach Rom. Drei Jahre später siedelte er nach Salzburg über, wo er 1844 Mitbegründer des Kunstvereins wurde und Mitbetreiber einer Malschule war. 1851 zog er nach Aigen bei Salzburg, wo er sich in einem großen Park eine Villa erbaut hatte, die heutige "Fischbachvilla". 1843 wurde er Mitglied der Wiener Akademie. Obwohl er in Salzburg hochgeachtet war, zog er 1860 nach dem Tod seines Sohnes nach München, wo er schließlich im Alter von 74 Jahren verstarb. Der Maler, Zeichner und Radierer Johann Fischbach zählt heute zu den anerkanntesten Vertretern des österreichischen Biedermeiers, der eine besondere Vorliebe für das bäuerliche Leben und die heimische Landschaft hegte. Aber auch Bildnisse, Stadtansichten und Stilleben gehörten zu seinem Motivrepertoire.

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        An answer to Thomas Paine's third part of the Age of Reason>, published by D.I. Eaton; likewise to S. Lane, a Calvinistic preacher, at Yeovil, in Somersetshire; and to Hewson Clarke, editor of The Scourge> and late of Emanuel[sic] College, Cambridge

      London, printed by Marchant and Galabin. [1812]. 8vo., 66pp., attractively bound in old-style quarter calf gilt. A very good copy. First edition: scarce. Stammhammer II, p.312. Thetford 491.1. Gimbel p.69 [#25 So8a]. The larger part of this work is a reply to Paine's Examination of the passages in the New Testament, quoted from the Old and called prophecies concerning Jesus Christ>, first printed in New York in 1807, and republished by Eaton in 1811 as The age of reason. Part the third>, but which Paine's will shows to be an entirely distinct work. [cf. T. Paine, Writings>, ed. by M.D. Conway, 1894-96, v.4, p.508]. Prompted by William Sharp, the engraver, former Republican and sometime friend of Paine, but now Joanna Southcott's principal patron and staunch adherent, she lambasts Tom Paine's demolition of Christianity as embodied in the New Testament. 'In Thomas Paine's Age of Reason>, I shall point out his folly, and the darkness of his understanding concerning the scriptures, knowing that his former publications hurt many week minds, and have made many become atheists; because his reasoning is so artful, and wickedly contrived to make mock of the scriptures, and which men, by carelessly reading, may not discern his folly; and therefore they are carried away with his pernicious doctrines'. [Answer>, p.2]. Hewson Clarke (1787-1832?) used The Scourge> to attack 'characters so different as Joanna Southcott and Lord Byron. The first 'being a prophetess was fair game for any one to shoot at', so Joanna's friends reported him to have said, while she herself stated the libel to have been that 'I attended Carpenter's chapel, called the house of God, dressed in diamonds, and fell in love with the candle-snuffer, a comely youth, and went away with him, &c.' (An Answer to Thomas Paine>, p.51) [DNB] See also, e.g. James K. Hopkins, A woman to deliver her people. Joanna Southcott and English millenarianism in an era of revolution>, Austin, Texas, 1981, p.179 et seq.

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        JAMES LILLEYS ARITHMETIC BOOK. Taught under the Tuition of Nicholas Tilford / Teacher of the Mathematicks / Augusta County Virginia / January 10, nth A. D. 1812. --

      Augusta County Virginia, 1812. 1st Edition. Bound in original brown home-spun cloth, yapp edges. Cloth worn & tatty. Two removed leaves at front. Sewing separated at mid-text block. Occasional tear, with a couple leaves having text loss. Withal, a Good copy of this unique item.. ~ 205 ll, with 200+ having mss text & ciphers. Lilley a life-long Virginian, who, in addition to being a surveyor & prominent land-owner in Augusta County, served as a colonel of the 93rd Regiment of the Infantry of the Line, in the 7th Brigade and 3rd Division of the Viriginia Militia, having been promoted to this rank in November 1838. In 1857, Lilley was granted a patent for an "Improved Instrument for Surveying and Calculating Areas." The text of the patent refers to a new and improved "Compass" that is "intended to facilitate calculation of oblique-angled trigonometry and finding the area of triangles." This codex begins with James but 10 years old, as he begins arithmetic instruction under Mr Tilford. The volume continues with Lilley's voluminous notes for the next seven years, covering a number of mathematical topics, from Subtraction, Dry Measure, Apothecaries Weight, Compound Division, Of Rebate or Discount, Inverse Proportion, A General Rule for Extracting the Roots of All Powers, Promiscuous Questions, etc. This is followed by a 2ll ledger for Lancaster Schoolhouse, then a 5ll ledger for Surry Farm, then a 10ll general ledger. Next are 4ll recording family births & deaths beginning with John Lilley [b. 1772] to James Campbell Lilley [d. 1901 (some later entries obviously recorded in a different hand)]. Next are Lilley's 6 leaves of pen trials, with the repetition (21x, in this instance) of such phrases as "Contention and Strife make uneasy our life James Lilley 1820" The volume concludes with 43 ll of geometry & land survey problems, cases, etc, dated 1823 - 1824. A fascinating, unique primary source documenting this individual's mathematical schooling [including current thought & practice], as well as local county history & family genealogy.

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        Der Landweg durch Rußland nach Ostindien deutlich beschriebnet, und durch eine illumineirte Charte bezeichnet.

      Leipzig: In Commission bei E.F. Steinacker, 1812 - Octavo. 16-pages. Sewn in original orange paper on card wraps. Wraps slightly rubbed and soiled, light browning, very good. Folding engraved map coloured in outline, additional, uncalled for, map showing a route from St. Petersburg to Moscow via Novgorod and Tver. First and only edition, extremely uncommon, just 4 copies located on OCLC, all in Germany. Fascinating little pamphlet touching on Napoleon's Indian ambitions and the origins of the Great Game: "Then in 1807, intelligence reached London which was to cause considerable alarm to both the British government and the East India Company's directors. Napoleon had put it to Tsar Alexander I, that they should together invade India and wrest it from British domination It was no secret in London and Calcutta that Napoleon had long had his eye on India The threat never materialised, for Napoleon and Alexander soon fell out. As French troops swept into Russia and entered a burning Moscow, India was temporarily forgotten. But no sooner had Napoleon been driven back inot Europe with terrible losses than another threat arose. This time it was the Russians, brimming with self-confidence and ambition, and this time it was not going to go away" (Hopkirk, The Great Game, p.3). The route traced goes via Tsaritsyn, now Volgograd, to Astrakhan on the Caspian, crossing to Asterabad/Gorgan then through Herat and Kandahar to Attok before descending on Lahore.

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