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        A Journey Through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople, in the Years 1808 and 1809

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. First edition. 26 plates (uncolored aquatints and uncolored line); 3 maps. 438 pp. Printed by J.G. Barnard, Skinner Street, London. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in contemporary gilt calf. new spine, gilt. dentelles, note says Bernard Quaritch states this binding done for exhibition. Ex Libris Ilys, Heliopolis. First edition. 26 plates (uncolored aquatints and uncolored line); 3 maps. 438 pp. Printed by J.G. Barnard, Skinner Street, London. 1 vols. 4to. James Justinian Morier, diplomat, traveller and novelist, published in 1812, the record of his journey to Persia which at once took rank as an important authority on a country then little known to Englishmen. "By its admirable style and accurate observation, its humour and graphic power, still holds a foremost place among early books of travel in Persia." (DNB) Morier was also the author of The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan (1824). Abbey 357

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        Medical Inquiries and Observations, upon the Diseases of the Mind.

      Philadelphia: Kimber & Richardson, 1812. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. First edition, second issue. Recently rebound, cloth over marbled boards, new endpapers & flyleaves. Library blind stamp on title page, no other library marks. Three light spots on title page, pages a bit toned. 1812 Hard Cover. viii, 367, [4] pp. 8vo. An important work by the father of American psychiatry, who was also instrumental in the founding of the United States. Garrison-Morton 4924: 'The first American textbook on psychiatry, and, considering the state of that science in Rush’s time, one of the most noteworthy.'

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        [Pears] Striped Vert Longue

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1812. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In excellent condition. Image size: 16 1/8 x 12 1/4 inches. 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 work 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 works 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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        THE STAR, A WEEKLY JOURNAL OF NEWS, POLITICKS, LITERATURE, AND THE USEFUL ARTS, FOR THE YEAR 1812. VOLUME IV

      Raleigh, 1812. Folio. Original half calf and paper boards. Boards heavily worn, some chipping, joints partially split. A few short tears to text, long closed tear to one leaf, first few and last few leaves with heavy creasing, moderate foxing and tanning. A complete copy in good condition. A rare collection of this important Southern periodical, with all fifty-two weekly issues, four pages each, from 1812. THE STAR was a unique enterprise, a North Carolina newspaper that set out to print solid news instead of focusing on rumors or "stud horse advertisements." One of the editors' main intentions was to provide a platform for the advancement of agricultural interests in the state. The man who would be responsible for the success of the newspaper over its first fifteen years was Thomas Henderson, Jr., a North Carolina native who had printed newspapers since at least 1806. After he moved to Raleigh in 1807, Henderson formed a partnership with Dr. Calvin Jones to publish THE STAR. Their goal, stated in an announcement in the rival newspaper, the Raleigh REGISTER, was to "pursue a firm yet liberal line of conduct, often giving facts, more seldom opinions, and those ever so candid and dispassionate; solicitous always to stifle the baneful spirit of faction, and looking with a single eye to the happiness and honour of United America." To the modern sensibility, the high-minded motives and intentions of the editors of THE STAR pale in comparison to the printed record of the business of slavery that survives in the newspaper's pages. Each issue contains multiple advertisements for slave auctions, rewards for the capture of runaway slaves, and notices of slaves caught and held in jails awaiting retrieval from their masters. Most of the runaway slave notices feature a small engraved image of a fleeing African-American beside the text. Rewards for runaway slaves vary from as little as $10 to as much as $100, depending on the slave's skill set, and the rancor of the master. Many ads run for weeks at a time, sometimes using stronger language with each subsequent week. The July 10, 1812 issue lists a $100 reward for a runaway slave that encapsulates the tone of most of the slavery notices in the STAR: "Ranaway from the subscriber on the 6th of March last, a mulatto man by the name of Jack, well built, about five feet five or six inches high, 28 eight years of age, a tolerable shoe maker, and has been much in the habit of driving a wagon -- He has a scar on his forehead and a part of one of his upper foreteeth is broken off, one of his wrists broke and crooked, and his right leg pretty much shot with small shot which will shew very plainly." The ad continues for almost two column inches, and provides details of Jack's suspected whereabouts and that he has been passing as a free man by the name of John Revill. The original subscriber, Levi Whitted, placing the ad lives in Knoxville, and he is requesting the ad run for six more weeks. In addition to a wealth of information on the institution of slavery, this run of THE STAR also contains a voluminous amount of reports of naval battles between the United States and the British and other news at the outset of the War of 1812. Several issues towards the end of the year have a column devoted to the conflict, called "The War," with various reports and letters from combatants. An important Southern newspaper with rich content on slavery, the War of 1812, contemporary politics and literature, and the Southern way of life in the early 19th century. William S. Powell. DICTIONARY OF NORTH CAROLINA BIOGRAPHY, pp.108-109.

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        Map of the State of New York by Simeon De Witt Surveyor General Contracted from his large Map of the State

      New York, 1812. Engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, sectioned and linen-backed at a contemporary date. Housed in a black morocco backed box. Unique copy of De Witt's important 1804 map of New York, with county divisions updated to 1812. In 1778, George Washington appointed Simeon De Witt as the assistant to Robert Erskine, the first Geographer and Surveyor General of the United States, a position De Witt attained several years later. Following the war, De Witt became the first Surveyor General of New York, a position he held for an unprecedented fifty years. Among his first acts was to create the definitive first map of the state based on actual surveys. Following the settlement of the state's boundaries and accurate surveys which he directed, De Witt published a large wall map in 1802 - the first map of the state and the progenitor of similar mappings in other states. Two years later, De Witt issued this "contracted" version of his wall map, intending its circulation to meet a wider audience. According to Allen, however, the map, which was sold by subscription, "does not seem to have been as widely distributed as its predecessor, although it appears to have been designed to reach a wider audience. It may be that De Witt's 1804 map was unable to find a niche in competition with other small-scale maps of the state, such as those of Samuel Lewis" (Allen). Nevertheless, as Streeter commented, De Witt's 1804 map is "one of the earliest separate folding maps of New York after it became a state." Interestingly, the present copy suggests that De Witt, or an enterprising mapseller, made an additional attempt to market this map. This copy of the 1804 map is updated to 1812; that is, the map is as printed in 1804 but the county boundaries shown via period hand colouring depicts the state in 1812: the far western counties established in 1808 are clearly delineated (e.g. Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Niagara counties) but Erie County created in 1821 is not shown; Putnam county is shown separate from Dutchess County as per its establishment in 1812; Oneida County is shown with its western boundary on Lake Ontario, i.e. before the 1816 establishment of Oswego County; among other additions. In all the state is divided into 47 counties. We find no other example of De Witt's 1804 map altered in this fashion. The exactness and appearance of the colouring, however, suggests it to be a distinct issue of the map, or done for some official purpose, as opposed to an early owner's mere manuscript addition. Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , pp. 73-83; Rumsey 2489; Streeter Sale 893; David Y. Allen, How Simeon De Witt Mapped New York State.

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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., 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.. Hardcover.

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        Boxiana: or, Sketches of Antient and Modern Pugilism [Sketches of Modern Pugilism]. In four volumes

      London: 1821 / 1824. 4 volumes. iv, 484; viii, 580; viii, 640; vi, 672 pp. Half green morocco over marbled boards. Vol. 4 is in half brown calf. Raised bands to spines with gilt decoration and lettering. Slight wear to extremities and boards generally rubbed. Splitting to lower spine joint of vol. 4. Extra engraved title page to vols. 1 and 2. Subtitle to vol. 2: From the Championship of Cribb to the Present Time. Vol. 3: During the Championship of Cribb to Spring's Challenge to All England. Vol. 4: Containing All the Transactions of Note, Connected With The Prize Ring, During the Years, 1821, 1822, 1823. Internally generally quite clean, with occasional spotting to vol. 1. Repair to pp 89/90 in vol. 1. Lacks two plates in vol. 1, all other plates complete. All bindings firm. A VG set. . Very Good. Half Morocco. 1812. 8vo..

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        THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH, ACCORDING TO THE USE OF THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

      Philadelphia: Moses Thomas, 1812. Contemporary red morocco, gilt. Ownership stamping on cover, somewhat defaced, reading "E. Gerry." Minor foxing and soiling. Very good. Illustrated Book of Common Prayer for the Episcopal Church. This copy is notable for the ownership stamping on the cover: E. Gerry. Since, unfortunately, there is no inscription in the book, it is not possible to say definitively if this E. Gerry is Elbridge Gerry, the Founding Father; however, Elbridge Gerry was an Episcopalian and the time frame is correct (he died in 1814). As a man of stature, he surely would have owned a lovely copy of the prayer book, such as this. If this was indeed Elbridge Gerry's copy, it would have been used by him during his term as Vice President.

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        [Nectarine] Homerton's White Nectarine; Ford's Black Nectarine; Italian Nectarine

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1812. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In excellent condition. Image size: 16 3/8 x 12 1/8 inches. 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 work 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 works 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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        SKETCHES TOWARDS A HORTUS BOTANICUS AMERICANUS; OR, COLOURED PLATES (WITH A CATALOGUE AND CONCISE AND FAMILIAR DESCRIPTIONS OF MANY SPECIES) OF NEW AND VALUABLE PLANTS OF THE WEST INDIES AND NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA

      London, 1812. Quarto. Antique-style half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Titlepage slightly soiled, minor age toning. Contemporary gift inscription on first page of preface. Old repaired tear in bottom margin of first page of preface, touching a few lines of text. Very good. This copy bears a contemporary gift inscription on the first page of the preface: "The gift of Warwick Pearson Esq. of Kirky, Lonsdale, Westmoreland to Tho. Warwick Syndman, Antigua." Titford was a Jamaica-born physician who lived on that island for many years, travelled extensively in the United States, and described himself as a corresponding member of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts. Otherwise little is known about him, excepting this work, for which he made all of the original drawings for the beautiful handcolored plates. Titford's only known publication, the volume was originally issued in six parts, and editions appear with titlepages dated 1811 and 1812. These factors may account in part for the variations in pagination between extant copies, supporting Ian MacPhail's comment in his "Titford's HORTUS BOTANICUS AMERICANUS..." that "the cataloguer who is faced with the bewildering collation of J.W. Titford: SKETCHES TOWARDS A HORTUS BOTANICUS AMERICANUS, London, 1811, is likely to throw up his hands in despair." An exquisite color plate botanical work, one of the earliest to depict American plant species, here with a fine contemporary Caribbean provenance.

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        Werke. Erster (- Sechster und letzter) Band.

      bei Gerhard Fleischer d.Jüng. , Leipzig 1812 - In sieben Bänden [Bd.4 in drei Abteilungen, gebunden in zwei Bänden]. Leipzig, bei Gerhard Fleischer d.Jüng. 1812 – 1825. Gr-8°. I: XVI, 404 S.; II: VI, 544 S.; III: (2) Bll., XXXVI, 568 S.; IV,1: LIV, 253 S., (1) Bl.; IV,2: 276 S.; IV,3: VI, (1) weißes Bl., 430 S., (1) Bl.; V: XX, 482, 23 “Anhang”, (3) S. VI: VI,552 S. Pergamentbände d.Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung. Leicht angestaubt, leicht fleckig, die Decken leicht aufgewölbt. Erste Werkausgabe (Goedeke IV,694, 32; Schulte-Str. S.164,16; Hagen u.a., Handbuch der Editionen S.314,1). - Exemplar der besseren Ausgabe auf festem holländ. Papier. Bd.3 deutlich, sonst vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Die Ausgabe wurde von JACOBI selbst begonnen und mit "Nachschreiben" und "Beylagen" versehen. Nachdem er während der Vorarbeiten zu Bd.4 gestorben war, übernahmen F.KÖPPEN und F.ROTH die weitere Herausgabe. Da eine kritische Gesamtausgabe bislang fehlt, muss diese "Ausgabe letzter Hand" als die gültige gelten, obwohl einige Auslassungen feststellbar sind. Mit einer besonders langen Einleitung hat JACOBI den vierten Band versehen, der seine im Zusammenhang mit dem Streit mit MENDELSSOHN erschienen Schriften und als dritte Abteilung den Briefwechsel mit J.G.HAMANN (Erstdruck) enthält. JACOBI hatte den seit 1785 geführten Briefwechsel früher F.KÖPPEN zwecks separater Veröffentlichung gegeben, dann jedoch gewünscht, er möge dem vierten Band quasi als Erläuterung beigegeben werden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A JOURNEY THROUGH PERSIA, ARMENIA, AND ASIA MINOR, TO CONSTANTINOPLE, IN THE YEARS 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

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. First Edition. Hardcover. Library bookplate on front endpaper and small blindstamp to title page, a few text pages, and most of the plates. One page with vertical tear across, neatly repaired; a few other pages with minor repairs. Mild to moderate foxing. Very Good. Quarto (9" x 11-1/4") bound in modern red cloth, complete but for the original endpapers, half-title page, errata sheet, and list of plates. Illustrated with 17 aquatint plates, 9 engraved plates, and 3 engraved folding maps. Abbey, Travel 357; Atabey 836; Weber I, 26

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        Kunst- und Schönfärbers Farbenbuch zum häuslichen Gebrauch für Jedermann, vorzüglich aber für Frauenzimmer oder Anweisung alle Moden- und andere schönen Farben auf Baumwolle, Leinen, Wolle, Seide u. dgl. Garne zum Sticken zu färben, von getragenen Kleidern, Tüchern &c., die alten Farben abzuziehen und eine neue darauf zu setzen ... zu bleichen ... Appretur zu geben ... zu bläuen ... Anweisung Blumenkanten um Tücher, Röcke &c. auf Baumwolle ... mit bunten Farben zu drucken und allerlei Flecken aus Seide, Baumwolle &c. zu bringen. Auch für Färber, Posamentierer, Leineweber &c.

      Linz, zu finden bey der typographischen Gesellschaft, 1812.. Mit einer kolor. Farbmuster-Tafel. XII, 132 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Pappband. Gering berieben, Einband leicht fleckig, gutes Exemplar!

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        [Cherries] Kentish or Flemish Cherry. English Bearer. Carnation Cherry

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1812. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. Very good condition. 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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        Memoires de chirurgie et Campagnes

      - 4 volumes in 8°, demi cuir, dos lisse, reliure moderne, T1 : XXVIII, 382 pages et 8 planches; T2 : 512 pages, 2 planches: T3 : 500 pages, une planche, T4 : 500 pages, Buisson, Paris, 1812 (1817 pour le Tome 4). Ensemble propre.i2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sagen der Hebräer "Aus den Schriften der alten hebräischen Weisen. Nebst einer Abhandlung über den Ursprung, den Geist und Werth des Talmuds. Aus dem Englischen von *r. ACHTUNG: Beigebunden: "Beschreibung der Schicksale und Leiden des ehemaligen Korporals Büttner, ."

      Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig - ".jetzt Aufschlags-Untereinnehmers in Nennsling, während seiner 19monatigen Gefangenschaft in Rußland in den Jahren 1812 und 1813". Von ihm selbst beschrieben. In Commission von Riegel und Weißner. Beide Bücher zusammen gebunden in Pbd. der Zeit, 8°. Rotes Rückenschildchen. XVI + 244 Seiten und XVI + 95 Seiten. Schrift am Schmutzblatt. Jedes für sich sehr selten im Angebot" 0 S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Pineapple] Black Jamaica Pine

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1812. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In excellent condition. Image size: 17 1/4 x 12 15/16 inches. Reproduction gilt frame. A fine image from Brookshaw's masterpiece "Pomona Britannica; or, A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits," the finest work on fruit and flowers ever produced. Its breathtaking images display a level of technical virtuosity and beauty that distinguish this magnificent aquatint as a true work of art. Brookshaw produced this 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 works 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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        Kunst- und Schönfärbers Farbenbuch zum häuslichen Gebrauch für Jedermann, vorzüglich aber für Frauenzimmer oder Anweisung alle Moden- und andere schönen Farben auf Baumwolle, Leinen, Wolle, Seide u. dgl. Garne zum Sticken zu färben, von getragenen Kleidern, Tüchern &c., die alten Farben abzuziehen und eine neue darauf zu setzen . zu bleichen . Appretur zu geben . zu bläuen . Anweisung Blumenkanten um Tücher, Röcke &c. auf Baumwolle . mit bunten Farben zu drucken und allerlei Flecken aus Seide, Baumwolle &c. zu bringen. Auch für Färber, Posamentierer, Leineweber &c.

      Linz, zu finden bey der typographischen Gesellschaft, 1812. - Mit einer kolor. Farbmuster-Tafel. XII, 132 S. Bedruckter Orig.-Pappband. Gering berieben, Einband leicht fleckig, gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HOKUSAI MANGA, 15 VOLUME SET: HOKUSAI'S CARICATURES, THE COMPLETE WORK.

      Nagoya 1812-1849 Eirakuya. Stitched replacement blue stiff. wrs., 15 vol. set, 411 woodblock illustrations in pastels,. very good, bit of lower corner of vol. 2 worn away but illus. not affected, else good, cloth case, clasps. FIRST EDITION. JAPAN'S MOST FAMOUS ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF COMIC CARICATURES This is a monumental work of art! It is probably the most famous of Hokusai's illustrated books. The main feature of this book is an encyclopedic demonstration of Hokusai's great ability in depicting all things Japanese found in daily life. . SUBJECTS OF THE MANGA: People, fauna, flora, landscape, the past, grotesque, technical, architecture, forerunners: . Covering a host of figures, animals, flowers, birds, landscapes, people, miscellaneous items, historical figures, Buddhist and Shinto temples, religious icons, military arts, Samurai, famous Japanese sights, Japanese and Chinese deities, architecture, a host of fish, landscapes, great and common people at their work, horses, humorous figures and a host of other sketches to tickle the imagination. Some of the illustrations are pastel colored in pink and light blue, the outlines are all are done in Sumi-black. * A wealth of superb art and excellent examples of Hokusai's best drawing and painting skills. Of all books ever done in Japan, it is this set that has captured the imagination of its viewers more than any other single book. It has also portrayed Japan to the world in graphic terms that anyone can understand. * The Manga has always been the most desirable & collectable of all of Hokusai's books. Seldom found in its complete state of 15 matching volumes. Each volume addresses a different aspect of Japanese life, the themes are highly creative and his unique ability to express humor is widely appreciated as his gift to the world at large. * He has always been the most ingenious of all Japanese artists, expressing a true native ability to record the essence of Japan and the Japanese character. The pictures of a giant octopus pouncing on a lonely spectator, the elongated limbs of his humorous characters tickle one's fancy. Chopsticks protruding from a man's nose...zany! * An important reflection of Japan, Japanese culture and daily life before the advent of Western influence. HOKUSAI'S SUI GENERIS ! *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: Toda: RYERSON LIBRARY OF THE A.I.C. p.254-5. * J. Hillier: ART OF HOKUSAI IN BOOK ILLUSTRATION pp.96-112. * D. Chibbett: A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE PRE-1868 JAPANESE BOOKS...p.33 item #85. * H. Kerlin: CATALOGUE OF PRE-MEIJI JAPANESE BOOKS, p.226-239, item #546 for most all editions & variants. * HILLIER, Jack.:THE ART OF HOKUSAI IN BOOK ILLUSTRATION p.186 *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Newark Castle & Bridge Nottinghamshire

      London: Published by J. Deeley, 95 Bewick St. Soho, 1812. Coloured aquatint. Printed on wove paper watermarked J. Whatman. In excellent condition with the exception of two small mended tears on the right margin. Two small mended tears on upper margin. Crease along left corner. Tiny skillfully mended tear on left margin. Image size: 12 7/8 x 19 1/8 inches. A dramatic view of Newark Castle in Nottinghamshire. The site became a fortified castle during the 12th century when Henry I gave Alexander, Bishop of Lincoln, permission to build ramparts and a moat. The castle was appropriated in 1139 by King Stephen but was reinstated to Lincoln in 1173. In 1216 King John died at the castle and thereafter it was seized by a group of barons. In 1218 Henry III besieged the castle and, after being bombarded in it for eight days, the barons surrendered. Restored and rebuilt in red sandstone by the end of the 13th century, it had become a magnificent fortified mansion. In Tudor times Henry VIII took the castle from Bishop Henry Holbeach and after that it remained in royal hands. During the Civil War, Newark was a Royalist stronghold. It was besieged four times by the Parliamentarians. King Charles I took refuge at the castle before retreating to Oxford, and the town finally surrendered its stronghold. Benezit mentions a British landscape painter by the name J. R. Hamble who was active in London during the early decades of the nineteenth century. He exhibited at rare intervals at the Royal Academy between 1803 and 1824, and was mentioned as an accomplished landscape painter. There is some confusion surrounding an engraver named J. Hamble who executed numerous topographical prints of the English countryside, and it is queried whether these artists are in fact the same person. Le Blanc mentions an engraver by the name of J. Hamble, but fails to list his works. Le Blanc, Manuel de L'Amateur D'Estampes I, p. 340; Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, vol. 6, p. 703.

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        [Napoleon II]

      1812. Stipple and engraving. Colour printed a la poupée, with additional hand colour and goldleaf highlights. Proof before title. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition with the exception of being trimmed within the platemark. Glue residue around edges of sheet on verso of print, not visible from the front. Image size: 9 9/16 x 12 9/16 inches. This is a superb colour printed portrait of Napoleon II, with elaborate gold leaf details and heavy hand colouring. In addition to being a superb Napoleonic portrait, this outstanding print is one of the finest examples of French colour printing. Born in 1811, Napoleon II was the only son of Napoleon Bonaparte and Marie Louise of Austria. He was given the title the King of Rome, and later made the Prince of Parma. Following the collapse of the French Empire, Napoleon abdicated in favor of his son although he would never come to rule France. For his protection he was quickly spirited to Austria by Marie Louise, only to spend the majority of his life as a virtual prisoner in Vienna. He died of tuberculosis in 1832. Executed a year after Napoleon II's birth, this stunning print is a wonderful example of the visual dissemination of Napoleon's imperial vision. The young Napoleon is surrounded by symbols, the coronation robes, the crown, and the necklace, that indicate his destiny to succeed his father as Emperor. The view of Rome in the background illustrates his title as King of Rome and the regal tone of the image recalls the iconography of Napoleon's coronation portraits. The baby boy is shown to be uncommonly adult with his casual pose. serious demeanor and distant gaze. Le Blanc, Manuel de L'Amateur D'Estampes Vol I, p. 272, no. 24;.

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        Anatomie du Gladiateur combattant, applicable aux beaux arts, ou traité des os, des muscles, du mécanisme des mouvemens, des proportions et des caracterès du corps humain. Ouvrage orné de 22 planches, par Jean-Galbert Salvage, docteur en Médecine de la Faculté de Montpellier

      A Paris: chez l'Auteur, de l'imprimerie de Mame 1812 - [ Descripción completa disponible en español, inglés y francés / Complete record available in Spanish, English and French / La notice complète est disponible en espagnol, anglais et français ] // Super folio (543x381mm.); [2] p., [1] h. de grab., [2] h., iv, 64 p., 21 h. de grab. intercaladas, numeradas, precedidas cada una por una hoja con su contraprueba confrontada.; sign.: [5], a-b, 1-32, [42 hojas de grabado y de contrapruebas sin signatura].- // Encuadernación a la holandesa en marroquín rojo con borde fileteado en dorado y papel de aguas en bermellón, firmada por Albert Valat (Montpellier, flor. 1900-1954); guardas de papel de aguas desde azules; lomo exhaustivamente decorado en negro y dorados; cortes dorados; papel en magnífico estado de gran blancura. Folio 1 mal encuadernado por delante de folio b; muy leve rotura en margen de p. 47.- // Proc.: Sin datos.- // Refs.: Choulant, pp. 332-334; Lifchez.- // Excepcional ejemplar, en su inencontrable estado con contrapruebas, de la "Anatomie du Gladiateur combattant". Jean-Galbert Salvage (1772-1813), oficial médico del ejército francés y profesor de Arte, apasionado de la Anatomía y magnífico dibujante que hizo no pocos diseños para facilitar la traslación a grabados de célebres esculturas de la antiguedad clásica, tuvo durante muchos años el sueño de contribuir al progreso científico en el que creía ciegamente mediante una representación artísticamente irreprochable de la estructura musculoesquelética del cuerpo humano.- Pudo ver parcialmente cumplido su sueño cuando, en el Salón de 1804 del Museo Napoleón, expuso una escultura que había elaborado en tamaño real de un cuerpo humano desposeido de la piel exhibiendo "el desarrollo del mecanismo muscular" (1), acompañándola de diferentes láminas y grabados explicativos a los que ya puso el título de "Anatomía del Gladiador combatiente" que luego mantendría en su obra magna. A partir de la sorpresa y el éxito deparados por semejante escultura, se empeñó en el esfuerzo de conseguir financiación para poder publicar un volumen de considerables dimensiones que recogiese en todo su esplendor cómo posibilitaban su movimiento las estructuras físicas del cuerpo. Cuando casi diez años después culminó su proyecto, lo publicó con un frontispicio neoclásico diseñado por el propio Salvage, grabado por Jean Marie Leroux (1788-1871) y terminado por François Forster (1790-1872), mostrando a un hombre (cuyo rostro es el de Salvage) que mira de frente un busto de Palas Atenea, en cuyo pedestal, donde reposa un cayado con la serpiente enroscada, enmarcando una escena de una lección de anatomía, figura el lema "L'art s'illustre par la science. La science se perpetue par l'art". Como modelo para sus diseños, al Gladiador de Borghese, de Agasias de Éfeso, que ya había tomado para la escultura de 1804, añadió el busto conocido como Apolo de Belvedere, de autor desconocido. Partiendo de ellos, Salvage presenta, con 21 extraordinarios grabados de grandes dimensiones, el funcionamiento de los músculos y los huesos en el cuerpo humano. Para realizar cada grabado, de casi medio metro de desarrollo, diseñó dos planchas diferentes de dimensiones idénticas, una para (./.). Como recogió Choulant, quien deseara un ejemplar podía adquirirlo en vitela o en papel y con o sin contrapruebas. Los ejemplares en vitela costaban el doble que en papel y, si se quería completado con contrapruebas, el precio se incrementaba un 25% (./.). De la cincuentena de ejemplares conservados en diferentes bibliotecas del mundo, apenas media docena(3) cuenta con contrapruebas. Hasta donde hemos podido comprobarlo, carecían de ellas el resto de los ejemplares que han salido al mercado en los últimos quince años, que, además, en su mayoría estaban faltos o deteriorados. El que ofrecemos contiene todas y cada una de las 21 contrapruebas debidamente confrontadas con el grabado que les corresponde, haciendo que la visión del volumen abierto provoque una atracción fascinadora. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mangas (Mangawa) - Japanische Farbholzschnitte

       (1812). 58 unpaginierte Seiten mit 56 Original-Holzschnitten auf Japanpapier, original kartoniert, Blockbuch - Band 1 / Enthält: Japanisches Kulturleben, Natur und Tiere / gutes Exemplar - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Illustrierte Literatur,Asien

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        Gesamtansicht ('Moskau').

      - Kupferstich b. Karl August Ferdinand Venus in Zittau, 1812, 17 x 26 Extrem selten! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Portrait of Marie Thérèse Charlotte, Duchess of Angoulême, half-length. Mezzotint from Charles Turner after Huet-Villiers. Proof before letters.

       (1812). Format (Platte): 375 x 253 mm. Leaf: 572 x 400 mm.*Marie Thérèse Charlotte of France (1778-1851) was the eldest child of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, the only one of the royal family to survive the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution. - Fine mezzotint from the artist Charles Turner (1773-1857), in the first state - proof before letters. Whitman 16. - Very good condition, wide margins. / Marie Thérèse Charlotte de Bourbon war das älteste Kind von Louis XVI und ab 1799 Herzogin von Angoulême. Sie überlebte als einziges Mitglied der königlichen Familie die Gefangenschaft und wurde schließlich durch ihre Verwandtschaft am Wiener Hof im Austausch gegen französische Gefangene freigegeben. Sie lebte dann als „Madame Royale“ bis zu ihrem Tod 1851 in Österreich. Sehr schönes Bildnis von dem berühmten englischen Künstler Charles Turner, hier in einem ersten Abzug vor aller Schrift in Schabkunst. \"Turner lieferte in dieser Manier meisterhafte Blätter, gewöhnlich in grossem Formate. Viele derselben kommen in Abdrücken vor der Schrift vor\" (Nagler 21, S. 380). - Beschrieben und datiert nach dem Exemplar des British Museum, das dort erst 2010 erworben werden konnte. - Sehr selten. - Sehr gut erhalten in einem breitrandigem Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Porträt Portrait Herrscher Frauen

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        [Pineapple] Black Antigua

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1812. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. In excellent condition. 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 work 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 works 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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        JOURNAL OF THE VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF A CORPS OF DISCOVERY, UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPT. LEWIS AND CAPT. CLARKE [sic]...FROM THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER MISSOURI THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, DURING THE YEARS 1804, 1805, AND 1806

      Philadelphia, 1812. 12mo. Contemporary tree calf, gilt label. Edges of covers worn, hinges tender. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on front free endpapers, verso of map, and titlepage. Age- toning and dampstains, offsetting from plates. A good copy. In a half morocco and cloth box. Styled the "fourth edition" on the titlepage, after the first edition of 1807 (but with the plates not found therein), which Howes states was the "earliest full first- hand narrative of the Lewis and Clark expedition, preceding the official account [by] seven years." "This 1812 edition seems identical in text with my 1807 and 1810 edition, but it has, added, a folding map and two preliminary pages headed 'Review of this Work.' The plates are the same, and the pagination is kept the same by eliminating the half title after the preface" - Streeter.

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        Naturgeschichte für Schulen und den häuslichen Unterricht.

      Leipzig, Fleischer 1812 - 18.3 x 11 cm, XVI, 291 S. mit 83 Abb., beriebener Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen, Wegehaupt nennt nur die zweite Auflage [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Registre de correspondances]. Londres, Paris.

      1812-1816 1812 - In-4 de (26)-154 pp. couvertes d'une écriture fine, régulière et très lisible (environ 30 lignes par page), [98] ff. vierges, le tout sur papier filigrané et réglé horizontalement, cuir de Russie fauve, dos lisse, encadrement de guirlande et semis de croisillons à froid sur les plats, tranches marbrées (reliure du XIXe siècle). Important registre de correspondance active comprenant 156 lettres et billets, depuis le 26 mai 1812 jusqu'au 26 septembre 1816. L'auteur ne donne pas d'éléments pour l'identifier exactement, mais une tradition extrinsèque attribue le texte à un membre de la famille gantoise des Falligan, qui a laissé de sa richesse et de son activité passées le magnifique hôtel qui orne le Kouter (place d'armes) de la ville. Le manuscrit s'organise en deux volets complémentaires : 1. Les premiers feuillets sont occupés par un registre alphabétique des correspondants, sur feuilles à onglets latéraux. 2. Le corps du texte consiste dans la minute de lettres expédiées depuis Londres (155 sur 156) ou Paris (la dernière) à de nombreux correspondants, et rédigées la plupart du temps en français, mais quelques fois en anglais. Les matières traitées sont essentiellement commerciales et financières (envoi de factures, de connaissements, d'états, etc., compte-rendus d'affaires, suivi de différents cours), confiées à des intermédiaires la plupart résidant à la Martinique, à l'Ile-Bourbon (Maurice) ou à l'Ile-de-France (la Réunion). Mais une partie des lettres revêt un caractère plus intime, celles, généralement plus longues, adressées à M. de Montbrun Desbassyns, ou Mme Sophie de Montbrun, qui apparaissent comme des membres de la très célèbre et abondante famille créole Panon Desbassyns, originaire de Toulon, et fixée dans les îles dès le XVIIe siècle. Elle y fit souche de nombreuses branches, et devint l'une des plus riches familles de propriétaires terriens de Maurice et de La Réunion. Le ton de ces dernières missives laisse penser que l'auteur des lettres était le père ou le frère de Sophie de Montbrun ; il traite surtout avec son mari, et, si les considérations de négoce ne sont pas absentes, les sujets les plus variés sont abordés, dont la situation politique en Europe : c'est ainsi que les lettres du 4 novembre et du 23 décembre 1812 donnent des nouvelles de ce que l'on pouvait savoir à Londres de l'issue de la Campagne de Russie. Les opinions du rédacteur sont celle d'un "émigré" qui se glorifie de sa situation, et est résolument opposé à celui qu'il appelle ironiquement "le grand empereur". Les échecs de l'armée impériale en Russie le réjouissent : "Vous verrez par les papiers que ses succès en Russie lui ont coûté cher, que malgré tous ses efforts, il n'a pas encore rompu l'armée russe (.)" (4 novembre) ; "Les choses ont bien changé de face en Russie, et l'orgueil du petit caporal doit être terriblement rabaissé par la retraite qu'il est obligé de faire et que l'on pourrait appeler à plus juste ttre une fuite plus qu'une retraite. Nous sommes tous ici dans l'admiration de Russes par le dévouement dont ils donnent des preuves tous les jours." (23 décembre). D'ailleurs, la dernière lettre signée de Londres est du 23 juin 1814 : avec une interruption de deux ans, l'auteur reprend son registre pour la dernière fois, le 26 septembre 1816, mais la missive est de Paris et l'on apprend que l'auteur est revenu de Londres à Paris. Dos et plats un peu frottés, qq. déchirures de ff., notamment une avec manque de texte en bas du ff. 102-103, mais bon exemplaire.

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        [Melon] White Candia (White Flesh Melon)

      [London]: G. Brookshaw, 1812. Aquatint engraving, with some stipple, printed in colours and finished by hand. Very good condition. Image size: 16 5/8 x 13 inches. 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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        Original Designs of the Most Celebrated Masters of the Bolognese, Roman, Florentine, and Venetian Schools; Comprising Some of the Works of Leonardo da Vinci, the Caracci, Claude Lorraine, Raphael, Michael Angelo, the Poussins, and others, in His Majesty Collection; engraved by Bartolozzi, P.W. Tomkins, Schiavonetti, Lewis, and Other Eminent Engravers; with Biographical and Historical Sketches of L. da Vinci and the Caracci

      London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Shakspeare-Press and sold by G. and W. Nicol [et al.] 1812 - [ Descripción completa disponible en castellano, inglés y francés / Complete record available in Castillan, English and French / La notice complète est disponible en castillan, anglais et français ] // Folio imperial (502 x 377 mm); [1] h. grab., [2] h., 12 p. [14] h. con 7 grabados, [2] h., 6 p., [118] h. , 58 de grabados, con 66 grabados, 58 de confianza, 1 de seguridad y 1 de cierre.- Encuadernación elaborada a partir de dos magníficos planos del siglo XVIII en tafilete rojo bellamente decorados con una amplia orla artística, con cantos y contracantos dorados a rueda; y una espina estilo inglés del primer tercio del s. XIX, decorada en negros y dorados con nervios y tejuelo; cortes dorados. La encuadernación presenta muy leves despellejamientos de diferentes épocas. A juzgar por las fuertes bisagras (necesarias para manejar un volumen de estas dimensiones) dispuestas profesionalmente en el s. xx, quizás ese fue el momento en que se "construyó" esta encuadernación. Las dimensiones de los planos, el lomo y el cuerpo de la obra incitan a pensar que el lomo es de la encuadernación original. La mayoría de los grabados con hoja volante de papel de seda. A partir del grabado de la 'Sibila' de Rafael, casi todos los grabados llevan numeración correlativa. Puntos de oxidación y ligeros oscurecimientos en los márgenes de algunas hojas de grabado, especialmente de la primera serie; mancha de humedad antigua que afecta solo al margen lateral de los cinco últimos grabados; mínima rasgadura en margen lateral de hoja de contenido; una hoja de grabado de la segunda serie, con rasgadura sin afectar al grabado.- // Proc.: Ex-Libris encolado en contraplano delantero, Edward [Davies] Davenport (divisa "Time Deum et Honora Regem"); ex-libris manuscrito en verso de hoja de confianza final, 'Brian Elias, Dec. 1965'.- // Refs.: Brunet, I, 1761; Choulant, pp. 101-102, Graesse, II, 112; Lowndes (1858), II, p. 405; J.A.G. Weigel (1841), 2100; R. Weigel, pp. 52-53, 40.- // Descripción del contenido: (.) // Extraordinario volumen, absolutamente completo de los grabados de la colección publicada por John Chamberlaine en 1812. Nombrado 'Keeper of Drawings and Medals to the King' en 1791, desde que ocupó el puesto tuvo el empeño de dar a conocer el fondo de la colección real mandando reproducir algunas de las mejores obras de los grandes maestros existentes en esa colección, en una labor que se extendió a lo largo de 30 años. Después de una exitosa antología de obras de Holbein iniciada en 1792 (que no culminó hasta 1800), entre 1795 y 1796 inició otras dos series que se verían interrumpidas prolongadamente por razones que desconocemos. Una, dedicada a Leonardo, se previó en dos entregas con un total de dieciocho grabados y el autorretrato de Leonardo. La primera de ellas, que apareció en 1796 recogiendo la portada, un breve estudio sobre Leonardo, nueve grabados fechados en 1795 y 1796, dos de ellos de anatomía, y la transcripción y la traducción de las notas manuscritas que aparecían en esos dos grabados, se tituló (.) Y también el grabado de puntos coloreado de Bartolozzi a partir de un Ecce homo de Guido Reni, estampado el día de Navidad de 1802, que aparece en muy pocos ejemplares como frontispicio. Este contenido total teórico, con 74 grabados distribuidos en 68 hojas, es el que hemos detallado al principio de esta ficha a partir de la comparación del ejemplar que ofrecemos con los existentes en la Smithsonian Institution, la Biblioteca Hertziana de Roma, el British Museum y la John Hopkins University. El más completo de todos, el de la Biblioteca Hertziana, carece de la dedicatoria al rey de la primera entrega de Leonardo. Después estaría el que ofrecemos, que únicamente carece de la portada de la entrega de Leonardo y de la dedicatoria del estudio de los Caracci a las hijas del rey. Tras él, estaría el ejemplar del British Museum al que, aunque desordenado, solo falta un grabado: el Ecce Homo de Reni. Tras ellos estaría (.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ordinances of the Corporation of the City of Philadelphia

      Philadelphia: Moses Thomas and J.Maxwell, 1812. [4],312pp. 1 folding engraved map after Thomas Holme. (Title backed onto tissue). Burden, Mapping of America 57; Shaw & Shoemaker 26440; Snyder, City of Independence p.17. [ bound with :] A Proposal for Altering the Eastern front of the City of Philadelphia, with a view to prevent the recurrence of malignant disorders, on a plan conformable to the original design of William Penn. Philadelphia: William Fry, 1820. 11pp, 1 folding engraved panorama. Austin 166; Rink 2458; Sabin 4236; Shaw & Shoemaker 358. [ and :] The Will of the late Stephen Girard, esq...with a short biography of his life . Philadelphia: Robert and Thomas Desliver, 1832. [2],ix,[1],36pp. American Imprints 12613 3 works in one volume, 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/10 inches). Contemporary sheep, with red morocco label on the upper cover, tooled in gilt, neatly rebacked, with extremities worn. Provenance : Henry Paul Beck (Philadelphia, ownership inscription and annotations); two bookplates on front pastedown A remarkable sammelband, comprising three works relating to the physical geography of Philadelphia. Most notable is the restrike of the famed Holme map of Philadelphia, which was published with the first title but is almost always missing. Thomas Holme was named Surveyor-General of the new colony of Pennsylvania by Penn in 1682, and produced this map, entitled A Portraiture of the city of Philadelphia in the province of Pennsylvania , the following year. The map is a notorious rarity of American cartography. "This printed map is the first to depict an English colonial North American town and is of considerable importance" (Burden). The first three states of the map were all printed in London in 1683 by the Quaker printer Andrew Sowle, and are distinguished by minor variants in the imprint. In the 1790's the original engraving plate was brought to Philadelphia, where, with slight alterations and added information, this fourth state was printed. The advertisement leaf following the titlepage explains: "For the Portraiture of the City, in the Appendix, the editor is indebted to Dr. George Logan, of Stenton, who is in possession of the original plate, from which the impression was taken." Logan was a direct descendant of James Logan, who was effectively the Penn family representative in America from about 1699 until his death in 1751. Because the the date of the accompanying text, the present printing of the fourth state is usually dated 1812. The original printing plate is now at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia was the first city in colonial America to be laid out beforehand on a plan. Penn felt that it was important to plan the city in such a manner to prevent the spread of disease and fire, which constantly plagued the crowded cities of Europe, and was eager to advertise the logical arrangement of his new settlement with a published map. Holme's map, anticipating streets and squares yet to be laid out, it would prove to be a source of later disputes. Nonetheless, it was an accurate enough reflection of reality 130 years after the founding of the city to serve as a current map. The second title discusses a plan for dealing with malaria in Philadelphia by providing better drainage into the Delaware River. it is notable for the striking folding panorama of the waterfront from Dock Street to Market St. which accompanies it, showing the new wharf buildings and docks proposed as civic improvements. Stephen Girard, whose last will and testament is the subject of the third work, supervised the conversion of a Philadelphia mansion into a hospital during the yellow fever epidemic of 1793. He stayed in Philadelphia to help nurse the sick and dying while many other prominent Philadelphians fled the city. Interestingly, Girard's will, in which he left millions to found Girard College, a boarding school for orphans, was contested by family in France but was eventually upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1844. This volume was probably bound together by Philadelphian Henry Paul Beck, whose contemporary bookplate is on the front pastedown. Beck has extensively annotated parts of Lowber's text with his views on details of the administration of the city. He has also annotated the Holme map by writing on the names of the streets (as of 1812) in the right margin.

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        A New and Elegant General Atlas. Comprising all the new discoveries, to the present time. Containing sixty three maps, drawn by Arrowsmith and Lewis

      Boston: Published by Thomas & Andrews, 1812. Quarto. (10 5/8 x 9 inches). Letterpress title (verso blank), 1p. list of maps (verso blank). 63 engraved maps (2 folding). Expertly bound to style in calf-backed contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, flat spine in six compartments divided by fillets, lettered in the second compartment Provenance: Henry Roice (contemporary signature on the front pastedown) Nice copy of a scarce early American atlas, with an important early mapping of the American West. The first edition of this atlas was published in Philadelphia in 1804. American mapmaker Samuel Lewis had formed a partnership with English mapmaker Aaron Arrowsmith to publish an atlas to accompany editions of Morse's American Geography, which had been criticized for its poor illustrations. The atlas, as the title page infers, was a separate production could be used with any gazetteer or geographical work. Phillips lists further editions of 1805, 1812 and 1819. According to Ristow, all editions contain the same maps. Almost half of the maps in the atlas are of American interest: in addition to the two folding world maps at the front, maps 29-59 are of the Americas, with maps 31-50 being of individual States or Territories. Of note are four maps of importance to the American West, titled: North America, Louisiana, British Possessions in America and Spanish Possessions in North America (cf. Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West 259, 260, 261 & 262). The map titled Louisiana, which is based on the Soulard mapping, is of particular importance, depicting the region west of the Mississippi explored by Lewis and Clark. "The Samuel Lewis map was the primary map of the newly purchased territory of Louisiana and its surroundings and, as such, reflected the shaped American popular geographical images of the western interior at the time of Lewis and Clark" (Mapping the West, p. 80). Phillips, Atlases 718; Ristow pp.265-266; Rumsey 2436 (1804 first edition).

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        A JOURNEY THROUGH PERSIA, ARMENIA, AND ASIA MINOR, TO CONSTANTINOPLE, IN THE YEARS 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

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London 1812 - Quarto (9" x 11-1/4") bound in modern red cloth, complete but for the original endpapers, half-title page, errata sheet, and list of plates. Illustrated with 17 aquatint plates, 9 engraved plates, and 3 engraved folding maps. Abbey, Travel 357; Atabey 836; Weber I, 26 Library bookplate on front endpaper and small blindstamp to title page, a few text pages, and most of the plates. One page with vertical tear across, neatly repaired; a few other pages with minor repairs. Mild to moderate foxing. Very Good [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Architettura Della Basilica Di S. Pietro in Vaticano. Opera Di Bramante Lazzari Michel Angelo Bonaroti Ed Altri Celebri Architetti

      Nella Stamperia De Romanis, Roma 1812 - Green cloth boards with gilt, white, and black imprint and decoration. Bumped corners with light rubbing, some wrinkles in cloth. Toned endpapers and light foxing of edges and pages. A few tears have been archivally repaired. Laid in is a black and white print 8" x10" print of a 17th century painting of the interior of the Basilica by Alinari. Pages xvi of text and 33 plates, several folding, of drawings of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. The plates include finely detailed elevations, perspectives, maps, and grounds plans, with a chart listing ancient Roman and metric measurements. An impressive tribute to a masterpiece of art and architecture. ; B&W Illustrations; 19 1/2" x 15" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ansichten von Heidelberg (Einbandtitel).

      Ohne Ort gedruckt von Ramboz -14 1812 - Quer-gr.-8°. 28 Kupfertafeln mit Ansichten vom Heidelberger Schloss u. a. von Fortier, Ch. Haldenwang u. a. nach Charles de Graimberg. Leinenbd. d. Zt. mit farb. Deckelschild. Nach der Neugründung der Universität 1803 erlebte Heidelberg eine zweite Blütezeit und zog Studenten und junge Künstler aus ganz Deutschland an. Sie beschrieben das zerstörte Schloss als Sinnbild deutscher Geschichte und verewigten den Bau in ihren Gemälden, romantischen Geschichten oder Versen. Die bekanntesten Namen aus der Zeit sind Carl Philipp Fohr, Karl Rottmann und Ernst Fries, Achim von Arnim, Clemens Brentano, Friedrich Hölderlin und Joseph von Eichendorff. Selbst Johann Wolfgang von Goethe schwärmte in seinen Tagebüchern, Aufzeichnungen und Skizzen von der Ruine, der Stadt und der Landschaft. ? Der emigrierte französische Graf Charles de Graimberg (1774-1864) war ein vor der Revolution nach Deutschland geflüchteter Royalist. Er wurde zum Retter der Schlossruine. Er war der Erste, der sich um die Erhaltung der Ruine bemühte. Graimberg dokumentierte das Schloss in zahlreichen Detailzeichnungen. ? Das hier vorliegende Album legt davon Zeugnis ab. Der Schwerpunkt der Darstellungen liegt bei Detailzeichnungen des Heidelberger Schlosse. Das Album zeigt neben verschiedenen Gesamtansichten: Ansicht des achteckigen Thurms von der Gallerie, Ansicht des gesprengten Thurms, Ansicht eines Thores von der Gartenseite, Ansicht des Heidelberger Schlosses vom Fuße des Friesenberges, Ansicht vom Ausgange des letzten Gewölbes beym Herabsteigen vom H. Schloss, Ansicht beim Hinaustreten aus der Vorhalle, Eingang der Vorhalle, Ausgang aus der Vorhalle, Reste des Portals zur großen Grotte, Elisabethpforte im Schlossgarten, Gebäude worinn das große Fass liegt, Dicker Turm, Der letzte Hof u. a., ferner Stift Neuburg, Trümmer der St. Stephanskirche, Burgruine Schadeck, Wolfsbrunnen u. a. ? Bildunterschriften deutsch / franz. ? Bildformat etwa 9,5 : 13 cm / 13 : 16 cm (Darstellung / Plattenrand) bei einer Blattgröße von etwa 20,5 : 24 cm. ? Zwischenblätter und weiße Außenränder stockfleckig, die eigentlichen Darstellungen sind kaum betroffen. Die Kupfer in gratigen, kontrastreichen Abzügen. ? Vorderer Innendeckel mit Namensstempel und Exlibris von Otto Bürkner für den Berliner Archivrat E. Friedländer mit Initialen »E F« und Motto »Animun rege«, »Beherrsche deine Leidenschaft«. Der Dicke Thurm 2.000 g gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tatler, The Spectator, and The Guardian

      London: John Sharpe, 1812, 1803-1813, 1814-1815. Fourteen small octavo volumes: the Tatler complete in four volumes, the Spectator complete in eight volumes, and the Guardian complete in two volumes. Full contemporary calf gilt, elaborately tooled, raised bands, red and green spine labels, marbled endpapers and edges. Early owner bookplates. Foxing to engraved plates, text clean. Lightest shelfwear to bindings. Complete edition of the three great coffee-house periodicals produced by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele, first published between 1709 and 1714. The Tatler, the Spectator, and the Guardian targeted (and to some degree, created) the rising London middle class, both men and women, offering readers an exemplary mix of ethical inquiry, philosophical speculation, and domestic advice: "When you see a man of sense look about for applause, and discover an itching inclination to be commended; lay traps for a little incense, even from those whose opinion he values in nothing but his own favour; who is safe against this weakness? Or who knows whether he is guilty of it or not?" The regular appearance of letters to the editor, a novel feature, encouraged readers to consider themselves part of a larger public conversation. The influence of Addison and Steele's essays extended far beyond the five years in which they first appeared. They were reprinted and emulated throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; Benjamin Franklin, in his autobiography, recalls teaching himself to write essays as a boy by attempting to reproduce from memory what he read in the third volume of the Spectator. A near-fine set, splendidly bound by Simms of Manchester.

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        Architettura Della Basilica Di S. Pietro in Vaticano. Opera Di Bramante Lazzari Michel Angelo Bonaroti Ed Altri Celebri Architetti

      Roma: Nella Stamperia De Romanis. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1812. Third Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt, white, and black imprint and decoration. Bumped corners with light rubbing, some wrinkles in cloth. Toned endpapers and light foxing of edges and pages. A few tears have been archivally repaired. Laid in is a black and white print 8" x10" print of a 17th century painting of the interior of the Basilica by Alinari. Pages xvi of text and 33 plates, several folding, of drawings of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. The plates include finely detailed elevations, perspectives, maps, and grounds plans, with a chart listing ancient Roman and metric measurements. An impressive tribute to a masterpiece of art and architecture. ; B&W Illustrations; 19 1/2" x 15" .

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        Werke. 6 in 7 Bänden.

      Leipzig Fleischer -1825 1812 - Gr.-8vo. Braune Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenschild, berieben, einige Kapitale defekt. Breitrandiges, sauberes Exemplar auf gutem Papier. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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