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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. Folding engraved map coloured in outline, additional, uncalled for, map showing a route from St. Petersburg to Moscow via Novgorod and Tver. Wraps slightly rubbed and soiled, light browning, very good. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Landschaft mit schroffer Felswand und einem Flüßchen mit Stromschnelle.

      - Feder in Braun und Grau, grau laviert, mit brauner Federlinie umrandet, auf Velin, verso signiert und datiert „Franz Kobell f 1812". 21:27,2 cm. Papier insgesamt vergilbt und etwas fleckig, verso an den Rändern Reste einer alten Montierung. Nach einer Ausbildung zum Kaufmann in Mainz kehrte Franz Kobell 1762 in seine Geburtsstadt Mannheim zurück, wo er von seinem Bruder Ferdinand (1740-1799) auch künstlerisch unterstützt wurde. 1771-1778 bildete er sich zusätzlich an der Mannheimer Zeichnungsakademie aus. 1778 erhielt er von Kurfürst Karl Theodor von der Pfalz eine Pension, die ihm eine Reise nach Italien ermöglichte, wo er sich hauptsächlich in Rom aufhielt. Hier war er insbesondere dem Maler F. Müller (1749-1825), dem Dichter W. Heise und dem Bildhauer A. Trippel (1744-1793) freundschaftlich verbunden. Die Beschäftigung mit der Malerei N. Poussins (1594-1665) und Cl. Lorrains (1600-1682) hatte großen Einfluß auf sein späteres Werk; er wandte sich ganz und gar der Landschaftskunst zu. Bereits 1780 wurde er zum Hofmaler am 1778 nach München verlegten Mannheimer Hof ernannt. 1784 kehrte er aus Italien nah München zurück. Ab 1793 lebte er in Wohngemeinschaft mit seinem Bruder Ferdinand und seinem Neffen Wilhelm von Kobell (1766-1853) in München. Der zeichnerische Nachlaß des Künstlers wird auf mehr als 10.000 Blatt geschätzt.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Description de l'Egypte Antiquités Description de Thèbes Deuxième livrai EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: De l'imprimerie impériale, 1812. Fine. De l'imprimerie impériale, à Paris 1812, In Folio (27x42,5cm), 448pp. (22) (16), Un Vol. broché. - Edition volume containing the second delivery, part antiques, corresponding to Chapter IX. (The first delivery contains Chapters I to VIII appeared in 1809 and third in 1818) Neither the title page nor the general title of the Description of Egypt have not been included in the volume. Good impression on strong paper cloth. Cardboard pink uncut release. Label title on the back. This general description of Thebes is the most important chapter and the larger part of the Antiquities, it occupies the entire volume and delivery and includes both in situ descriptions of monuments and archaeological sites (Karnak, Luxor ...) that historical and geographical research on mummies Lkes considerations, symbols ... In appendix, a description of careers that used to build and a second astronomical monuments. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de volume contenant la deuxième livraison, partie antiquités, correspondant au chapitre IX. (La première livraison contenant les chapitre I à VIII parut en 1809 et la troisième en 1818) Ni le faux-titre, ni le titre général de la Description de l'Egypte n'ont été insérés dans le volume. Belle impression sur papier chiffon fort. Cartonnage de parution rose non rogné. Etiquette de titre sur le dos. Cette description générale de Thèbes constitue le chapitre le plus important et le plus volumineux de la partie Antiquités, elle occupe tout un volume et une livraison et renferme tant les descriptions in situ des monuments et sites archéologiques (Karnak, Louksor...) que les recherches historiques et géographiques, lkes considérations sur les momies, symboles... En appendice, une description des carrières ayant servi à la construction et une seconde des monuments astronomiques.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Masken- und Volksfeste-Almanach für das Jahr 1813 ]. Masken und Volks-Feste-Taschenbuch mit illum. Abbildungen und Musik. 2er Jahrgang.

      München (Lindauer) (1812). - Lithographisches Frontispiz, lithogr.Titel, 2 Bll., 188 Seiten, 1 Bl. Verlags-Anz., 28 kolorierte lithographische Tafeln, davon 1 ausfaltbar, mit 35 figürlichen Darstellungen, 2 mehrfach gefaltete Blätter mit Noten. 12,5 x 8 cm. Karton der Zeit in lithogr. illustriertem Orig.-Pappschuber (Einband etwas berieben, Schuber leicht bestoßen; ohne vord. flieg. Vorsatz; überwiegend frisch erhalten) * Der zweite und zugleich letzte Jahrgang des sehr seltenen Almanachs. Mit Beiträgen über Karneval, Volksfeste des Mittelalters wie die Augsburger Geschlechter-Tänze, Schönbartlaufen in Nürnberg, außerdem Berichte über neue Masken aus Kassel, Luzern, Paris, Basel, Rom, München, Wien u.a. - Das Vorwort des Herausgebers Hilarius für den vorliegenden zweiten Jahrgang, datiert 1812. Das nachträglich eingefügte lithographische Titelblatt mit abweichender Jahreszahl (1814?, so auch im KVK nachgewiesen). - Alle Tafeln in reizvollem zeitgenössischen Kolorit, mit brauner Tinte bezeichnet und nummeriert. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Angela Sülzen]
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        Canstatt und seine Umgebung. Ein Beytrag zur Geschichts- und Länderkunde.

      Stuttgart: Metzler 1812 - X 284 S., 1 Bl.: gestochenes Frontispiz, gestochene Titelvignette, 1 Kupfertafel, 1 Falttabelle. Dunkelroter Halblederband der Zeit mit dunkelgrünem goldgeprägten Rückenschild, monogrammierter Rückenvergoldung, goldgeprägten Deckelfileten, Goldschnitt und dunkelbraunen Marmorpapier-Vorsätzen, minimal fleckig und gering berieben. 1. Ausgabe. - Sehr seltene Vorzugsausgabe, sicher nur in wenigen Exemplaren gedruckt. - Im Unterschied zur normalen Ausgabe mit schmucklosem Drucktitel ziert hier eine gestochene Ansichtsvignette das Titelblatt, die den Haupteingang zum Schloß Württemberg zeigt. - Das gestochene Frontispiz von Duttenhofer zeigt eine hübsche Ansicht Cannstatts vom Kahlenstein. - Sehr schönes, nahezu fleckenloses Exemplar im prachtvollen Einband einer Adelsbibliothek. - Heyd II 4304. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Scheppler & Müller]
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        Bemerkungen auf einer Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1803 bis 1807.,

      Frankfurt, Wilmans, 1812 - 14 Bll., 303 S., 15 Bll.; 335 S., 10 Bll. 2 Kupferporträts, 43 (1 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln und 1 gefalt. Musikbeilage. Erste Ausgabe, mit der ersten bekannten Ansicht von San Francisco. - Henze III, 214: "reich an Originalbeobachtungen". Borba de Moraes I, 455. Sabin 38894: "His work contains a fuller account of Sitka, the Settlement of St. Francisco, etc., than any other". - Georg Heinrich von Langsdorff (1774 - 1852) studierte Medizin und ließ sich in der Folge in Lissabon als praktischer Arzt nieder. "Nach dem Frieden von Amiens verabschiedet, kehrte er 1803 nach Deutschland zurück, wo bereits in Göttingen seine reichen naturhistorischen Sammlungen lagen. In der Bearbeitung derselben begriffen, erhielt er durch russische Freunde, die er in Spanien gewonnen, die Nachricht von der Krusenstern`schen Expedition und eilte, um mit ihr in Kopenhagen zusammenzutreffen. Wiewohl man von Petersburg aus ihm keine formelle Erlaubniß zur Mitreise ertheilte, wußte er dieselbe bei Krusenstern und Resanoff durchzusetzen und er machte nun an Bord der `Nadeschda` die ganze große Reise mit . Im Peter-Pauls-Hafen auf Kamschatka trennte er sich 1805 von der Krusenstern`schen Expedition, um mit Resanoff zusammen Russisch-Amerika und Californien zu besuchen und kehrte dann von Kamschatka über Jakutsk, Irkutsk, Tobolsk etc. zurück. Den 16. März (a. St.) 1808 traf Langsdorff in Moskau wieder ein. . Langsdorff`s Hauptwerk sind die `Bemerkungen auf einer Reise um die Welt in den Jahren 1803—1807`, welches reich mit Kupfern verziert 1812 in 2 Bänden in Frankfurt erschien. Der erste Band ist Kaiser Alexander I., der zweite Krusenstern gewidmet. Wiewohl heute weniger beachtet als manche andere Reiseschilderung jener Zeit, kann Langsdorff`s Werk immer nur in der ersten Reihe der so reichen und bedeutenden polynesischen Reiselitteratur genannt werden. Nach dem Grundsatze `Strenge Wahrheitsliebe ist kein Vorzug, sondern Schuldigkeit eines jeden Reisebeschreibers` handelnd, hat Langsdorff einen Reisebericht geliefert, der zu den zuverlässigsten gehört, die man über die pazifischen Länder und Völker besitzt und man wird vor Allem die Krufenstern`schen Aufzeichnungen nur an der Hand der Langsdorff`schen mit vollem Verständniß lesen. Mehrere Bearbeitungen für die Jugend und für weitere Kreise bezeugen den Reiz, den der große Reichthum gut beobachteter und einfach geschilderter Thatsachen in diesem Werke auf die Leser übte. Das 14. Kapitel des zweiten Bandes, welches die kamtschadalischen Schlittenhunde und ihre Verwendung ausführlich schildert, ist in seiner Art musterhaft" (ADB XVII, 689 f.). - Etw. fleckig nur leicht gebräunt. Titel mit hs. Nummer und Resten eines entfernten Stempels. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 Kl.-4°. HLdr. der Zeit mit Rückenschild (leicht bestoßen und beschabt). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Matthaeus Truppe Antiquariat]
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        Generalcharte von Servien und Bosnien nach der Charte in vier Blättern von Riedl sorgfältig reduzirt von Franz Fried. - Wien 1812 Im Kunst und Industrie Comptoir Berlin bey S. Schropp & Co. - Carte des Provinces de Servie et Bosnie réduite d'après celle de Riedl par Francois Fried.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Franz Fried n. Riedl aus Allgemeiner Hand Atlas der ganzen Erde b. Kunst und Industrie Comptoir in Berlin b. S. Schropp & Co., dat. 1812, 42 x 61 Dörflinger/Hühnel, Österreichische Karten des 18. Jahrhunderts, Rie C (1819); Nr. 69. - Zeigt Serbien und Bosnien. - Oben rechts und unten rechts Titelkartuschen. - Am unteren Rand Kartusche mit Maßstab. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        La Ménagerie Impériale ou Collection de 300 figures . - 4 Bände

      Paris, Libraire Saintin et Libraire Mame, 1812 - . representant tous les quadrupedes ou les animaux les plus curieux des quatre parties du monde, classes par genres, avec la description de leur caractere, de leures moeurs, des pays qu ils habitent, etc.; suivie d Anecdotes curieuses qui les caracterisent. - Band 1(41 Tafeln) - Band 2(26) - Band 3(22) - Band 4(1+11 fehlen, 2-10 und 12-18 vorhanden). - Band 4 mit: Table alphabetique des noms des animaux contenus dans cet ouvrage. 105 x 144 mm, 148/192/159/188, Pappbände der Zeit in gleicher Ausführung, jeweils mit Rückenschildchen mit kleiner Illustration, Seiten nicht beschnitten, , Rücken und zum Teil, auch die Deckel, sind stark ausgeblichen. Bindungen fest. Die Seiten sind in schöner frischer Erhaltung, durchgehend fleckefrei. Die Drucke durchgehend mit kräftiger Farbe. 1000 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Werner Eichel]
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        Sammelband mit ca. 180 Verordnungen, Bekanntmachungen, Patente und Verfügungen aus den Jahren 1812 bis 1813.

      meist Schleswig und Kopenhagen, 1812/13. - Jeweils ca. 2 bis 5 (teils gefaltete) Blatt, Pappband der Zeit, 20 x 18 cm, Einband berieben, ca. zur Hälfte seitlich mit Brandspuren, diese jedoch nur an einem schmalen Rand erkennbar und nicht den Text tangierend, teils mit alten handschriftlichen signierten Anmerkungen („Langenheim" oder „Ahrens"). Die hochinteressante Sammlung ist chronologisch geordnet (4. Januar 1812 bis 28. Dezember 1813) und gibt einen umfassenden Einblick in die administrative Tätigkeit der mit Napoleon verbündeten dänischen Regierung kurz vor der Niederlage gegen die verbündeten alliierten Truppen. So enthält die Sammlung u. a. Bestimmungen über die „Verbesserung der Wege", „Einfuhr von Baumwolle, Reis, Rum, Mahagoni", „Register der Verhaft gewesenen Verbrecher", „Einfuhrabgabe von Steinkohle", „Einrichtung des Landsturm", „Geschärftere Maaßregeln wider den verschärften Handel" usw., usw. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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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

      London: Printed by and for J. and J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane N.d. [c. 1812]. 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. . Very Good. Half Calf. 1812. 4to..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        Schul- Atlas für die alte Erdbeschreibung. Zur allgemeinen Schul- Encyclopädie gehörig.

      Braunschweig, Schulbuchverlag 1812 - 44 x 27 cm. 15 teilweise gefaltet, in den Rändern zumeist leicht fingerfleckig, eine Karte mit minimalen Abriss, Or.- Broschur in einem lädierten zeitgen. Halbfranzeinband. - Zusammensetzung und Zeichnung sind von dem geschickten Geographen, Herrn Dufour, unter Anordnung und Leitung meines sehr verdienten und würdigen Freundes Heusinger, verfertiget. - ' Die Güte des Stichs fällt in die Augen' ( J. H. Campe) . - Eine handschriftliche Notiz gibt für den Band die 5. Aufl. von 1823 an. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        ROSAMUND, Countess of Clarenstein. In Three Volumes

      London: Printed by A. J. Valpy;, 1812. 1st edition (Raven ENGLISH NOVEL, 1812:63; Summers, p. 487). Not in Wolff. 19th C. full brown calf bindings. Marbled edges & eps. Joints showing stress, with Vol I front joint starting to separate in lower half. Vol I half-title with "Just Published" inked to bottom half. Period pos ["Wilson"] to t.p. top margin. Very Good.. 3 volumes: viii, 324; [2], 344; [2], 288 pp. Publisher adverts last 6 pages of Vol I. 12mo. 6-7/8" x 4-1/8" ABPC shows just one copy to auction these last 30+ years, that in 1997. Rare in the trade.

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        Jurisprudence ou Medecine Legale Veterinaire. Paris?, 1812

      1812. French Manuscript Treatise on Veterinary Law [Manuscript]. [Veterinary Law]. [Brabant, Philippe]. Jurisprudence ou Medecine Legale Veterinaire. Paris?, 1812. 481 pp. Quarto (7-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, morocco lettering pieces (reading Jurisprudence Veterinaire/ Brabant Philippe) and gilt ornaments to spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some scuffing to boards, corners bumped and somewhat worn, hinges cracked, a few cracks to text block. Text in clear hand, light toning, foxing and staining in places. * This appears to be a fair copy, with indexes, of an unpublished treatise on the civil and criminal laws relating to the keeping, care, and sale of animals and the statutory duties of veterinary surgeons in Napoleonic France. The author opens his work with a survey of the state of veterinary jurisprudence as a science in the wake of the 1806 reorganization of French education and describing its history as a discipline, drawing attention to his own work, published in 1801, on poisons and the vaccination of sheep and goats. The rest of the text is divided into four parts. The first describes the correct procedure for writing reports for the use of police and the courts. The second deals with matters relating to redhibition (analogous to present-day lemon laws) in the sale of animals, describing the grounds on which animals can be rejected and the particular defects and diseases that can lead to their rejection. The third section turns to criminal law, principally that relating to the poisoning of livestock; this includes a substantial appendix detailing the various poisons used on animals, ranging from mushrooms to hellebores, and covers both deliberate poisoning and cases of negligence. In the fourth and final section, the author turns to various means of combating contagious diseases among livestock, the roles of authorities in cases of epizootics, and the legal responsibilities of farmers and the police medicale. Throughout, we find case histories from France and elsewhere, notes on the experiences of other writers, and personal observations. Every section provides instruction about the legal obligations of the veterinary surgeon, as set out in the code of 1804. The identity of the author remains unclear, as does that of his 1801 work mentioned; the lettering piece on

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        [CONSECUTIVE RUN OF LOUISIANA LAWS FROM THE FIRST SEVENTEEN SESSIONS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURE, 1812 - 1828]

      New Orleans. 1812-1828.. Seventeen volumes, publication details and pagination provided in the listing below. Uniform 20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. Small ink library stamp to titlepages, embossed blind-stamp to most titlepages, occasional ink ownership signature, some small paper repairs, minor foxing, some leaves closely trimmed, a few small marginal tears, including the bottom corner of one titlepage, some tears with minor effect to text (individually enumerated in the detailed list below), minor occasional staining, mostly marginal or in the gutters. Overall, a good set. An superb consecutive set of the first seventeen session laws issued after Louisiana achieved statehood in 1812, comprising the laws from the first session of the first "General Assembly" or legislature to the second session of the Eighth Legislature. A wealth of interesting information on the early affairs of Louisiana, at a time when the state was at the western extreme of the United States. The first volume contains much to be expected from a first legislature: a resolution giving the legislature's assent to "an enlargement of the limits of the State of Louisiana," an act regarding the salaries of various state officials, an act establishing election methods for various public offices including the U.S. House of Representatives, an act authorizing a state loan, and an act to organize a "Corps of Militia for the Service of the State of Louisiana." Understandably, there is a voluminous amount of information regarding slavery in the state throughout the laws. During the first session of the legislature alone, two of the twenty- four acts enumerated concern reimbursement from state funds for lost slaves (one to imprisonment and one killed while trying to run away). There are also acts relative to runaway slaves, private emancipation, and more. Towards the end of the run, the eighth legislature passed an act prohibiting entry of slaves into the state for purposes of sale. Other acts contained here organize the City of New Orleans into wards, with various and numerous laws on internal improvements, civil law, and criminal law. While individual volumes come to the market on occasion, nothing like this group has ever been offered at retail; it is a collection that would be impossible to assemble today on a book-by-book basis. ^The imprints included here are as follows: ^1) ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: Thierry, 1812. 91pp. JUMONVILLE 226. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 25881. ^2) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FIRST LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: Baird & Wagner, 1813. vii,265pp. Burn damage to the upper gutter, affecting an occasional word of text. JUMONVILLE 239. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 28978. ^3) ACTS PASSED AT THE THIRD SESSION OF THE FIRST LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: Peter K. Wagner, 1814. [8],119pp. plus folding plate. JUMONVILLE 249. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 31952. ^4) ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SECOND LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: Peter K. Wagner, 1815. [6],111pp. plus folding plate. JUMONVILLE 264. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 35135. ^5) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE SECOND LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: Peter K. Wagner, 1816. [1],iii,172pp. JUMONVILLE 273. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 38098. ^6) [ACTS PASSED] AT THE [FIRST SESSION] OF THE THIRD LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: J. C. De St. Romes, 1817. 222pp. Top fifth of titlepage lacking, affecting four word in the title. JUMONVILLE 286. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 41289. ^7) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE THIRD LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: J. C. De St. Romes, 1818. xii,209pp. JUMONVILLE 300. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 44614. ^8) ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FOURTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: J. C. De St. Romes, 1819. 143pp. JUMONVILLE 315. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 48514. ^9) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FOURTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: J. C. De St. Romes, 1820. 155pp. JUMONVILLE 335. SHOEMAKER 2012. ^10) ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FIFTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: J. C. De St. Romes, 1821. 159pp. Small ink burn hole to titlepage, bottom corner of penultimate leaf torn, costing a few words. JUMONVILLE 358. SHOEMAKER 5859. ^11) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FIFTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: J. C. De St. Romes, 1822. 130pp. JUMONVILLE 374. SHOEMAKER 9295. ^12) ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SIXTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: J. C. De St. Romes, 1823. [2],xxxi,[3]-110pp. JUMONVILLE 402. SHOEMAKER 13142. ^13) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE SIXTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: Peter K. Wagner, 1824. 187,[8]pp. JUMONVILLE 432. SHOEMAKER 16938. ^14) ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SEVENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: M. Cruzat, 1824-25. 241pp. Untrimmed. JUMONVILLE 457. SHOEMAKER 21249. ^15) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE SEVENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: James M. Bradford, 1826. 264pp. JUMONVILLE 488. SHOEMAKER 25144. ^16) ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE EIGHTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: John Gibson, 1827. 211pp. Last third of text trimmed close, costing some page numbers. JUMONVILLE 600. SHOEMAKER 29537. ^17) ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE EIGHTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA.... New Orleans: John Gibson, 1828. [2],[5]-199pp. JUMONVILLE 625. SHOEMAKER 33906. JUMONVILLE 226, 239, 249, 264, 273, 286, 300, 315, 335, 358, 374, 402, 432, 457, 488, 600, 625. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 25881, 28978, 31952, 35135, 38098, 41289, 44614, 48514. 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        A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels ? North America

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1812. 10 engraved plates in Vol. I and 11 in Vol. II. 678; 876 pp. 2 vols. 4to. 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. 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.

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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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        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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