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         Voyage Pittoresque dans le bocage de la Vendée ou Vues de Clisson et de ses environs

      - A Paris, Didot l’ainé, imprimeur du Roi, 1817 1 vol. in-4, demi-veau grenat, dos lisse orné et défraîchi.(4) pp., 118 pp. Edition Originale de cet ouvrage qui contient l’histoire de Clisson écrite par le Baron Lemot et dont les planches ont été gravées à l’aquatinte par Pringer, (4), 118, (4) pp., illustré d’un frontispice (Connétable de Clisson) et de 30 planches gravées montées sur Onglet en fin de volume.On y joint une notice historique sur la ville et le château de ClissonEx-libris gravé Aubry Vitet. Il s’agit d’Eugène Aubry-Vitet (1845-1930), homme de confiance du comte de Paris. Des rousseurs. Livres [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre PREVOST]
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         Campagnes mémorables des Français, en Egypte, en Italie, en Hollande, en Allemagne, en Prusse, en Pologne, en Espagne, en Russie, en Saxe, etc. ou Histoire complète de toutes les opérations militaires de la France depuis l'époque de l'expédition D'Egypte jusqu'à celle du traité de paix du 20 novembre 1815. Paris. Bance aîné. 1817.

      - 2 volumes grand in-folio de (4)-XIV-290 p. et 22 planches hors-texte et (4)-IV-308 p. et 14 planches hors-texte, portrait de Napoléon et 5 planches de portraits de Généraux. demi maroquin à grain long avec coins, dos lisse avec filets dorés, pièce de titre et de tomaison de maroquin noir, belle reliure mais petites épidermures sur le mors du supérieur du volume 2. En tout 42 superbes gravures au burin d'après Carles Vernet et Swebach (quelques planches interverties détail sur demande). Petites rousseurs éparses sans gravité. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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         Il Costume Antico e Moderno Di Tutti I Popoli (Asia and China)

      1817 - No Front Cover. Fasciolo Settimo. pp.197-243. Original back grey printed wrappers. Uncut & unopened, spine worn. Although lacking 1 leaf of text & 4 plates, this copy contains 9 fine hand-finished plates, particularly of Chinese architecture (c.1817). Large paper copy.

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath RareBooks ABA ANZAAB ILAB]
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         A True and Correct Account of the Trial, Confession and Execution...

      1817. "The Crimes of These Men were Most Dangerous to Society, And Attended with Many Circumstances of Aggravation" [Broadside]. [Executions]. A True and Correct Account of the Trial, Confession and Execution of Dr. Patrick Dooring for a Rape, And of William Varley, Benjamin Micklethwaite, And Benjamin Gartside, For Burglary, Who Were Executed at the New Drop, Behind the Castle, At York, On Saturday, April 12, 1817. York: Printed and Sold by C. Croshaw, [1817]. 14" x 8-1/2" broadside. Woodcut execution scene depicting three bodies hanging from a gallows above headline. Text in two columns, black border along margins. Light browning and edgewear, negligible light soiling, a few minor creases, small section below text clipped from lower right-hand border. $1,500. * "It is some years since so many prisoners were executed at one time, but the crimes of these men were most dangerous to society, and attended with many circumstances of aggravation" (subtitle). The text consists of detailed accounts of the crimes that had been committed with an emphasis on the deeds of the Irish physician Patrick Dooring and the "unfortunate victim of his lawless lust," fourteen year old Ann Broadbent. In notably lurid language, the account details the crime's preparation, the crime and the search for Dooring, who had escaped to Ireland. The crimes of the other two are also described in detail. As is often the case, the final paragraphs of the text advise readers to ponder their actions and how they may lead to a "violent and ignominious death." The woodcut depicts three people hanging from their nooses behind York Castle. It is clearly a generic image; one of them is a woman. This appears to be an unrecorded broadside. No copies are recorded on OCLC or the British Library.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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         Oeuvres de J. J. Rousseau, Citoyen de Genève. 8 volumes.

      A Paris, chez A. Belin 1817 - Contenant : La Nouvelle Héloïse - Émile - Lettre à M. de Beaumont - Lettres écrites de la montagne - Inégalité des conditions - Dictionnaire de musique - Lettre à M. d'Alembert - Lettre à M. de Malesherbes - Les Confessions - Dialogues - Discours - Correspondance année 1763 à 1766. A Paris, chez A. Belin - 1817. 15 planches repliées (T4) et 14 pages (T5), de musique notées. Reliure demi veau couleur camel de l'époque. Dos lisse orné et doré avec pièces de titre et de tomaison rouge. Tranches jaunes. Rares pages roussies aux T3-T4. Légers frottements et petites taches aux dos. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-8°(21x13). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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         Aventures de Robinson Crusoé, avec 20 Grav et Notes

      A Paris, chez Baudouin, chez Chassignon, 1817.. 4 parties en 2 volumes in-16. 1 feuillet. 180 pages.; 1 feuillet. 190 pages. 10 planches gravées. + 1 feuillet. 192 pages. 1 feuillet. 185 pages. 10 planches. (13,5x9cm). Demi-veau rouge à coins de l'époque. Dos lisses ornés avec pièce de titre et de tomaison. Plats recouvert de papier marbré. (Brown). Plats frottés. Coins émoussés. Usures aux mors et aux dos. Quelques petites rousseurs éparses. Satisfaisant. Charmante édition, anonyme. Bien complète de ces vingt gravures. Vignette gravée au titre des quatre parties. Exlibris manuscrit d'une demoiselle en anglais. Jolie petite reliure anglaise (étiquette de reliure J.G. Brown de Leicester) qui aurait besoin d'une petite restauration.

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         An Essay on the Principle of Population or, a View of its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness (Three Volumes)

      London: John Murray, 1817. Hardcover. Very Good. xvi, 496 p; iv, 507 p; 500 p. "The fifth edition with important additions." Complete and unrestored in three volumes. Original boards with orginal paper spines, most of which are, not surprisingly, gone given their fragility. In protective mylar wraps. Very Good condition overall: bindings degraded over time but completely unrestored and text in very nice shape. Clean pages-- no marks-- generally bright for age. Some foxing throughout text and typical waviness. Bumped corners. Not ex-library! Old London bookseller's stamp on front paste downs. Secodn volume front cover creased, missing small strip o paper. Third volume front board detached, the other covers are intact; the mylar wraps keep them all in place. Nice condition overall. A greatly revised and expanded edition of Malthus' most famous work, the second-to-last published during his lifetime. Contains revisions of his views on rent, a deeper look at how the political organization of states was determined by population and what limits to population growth were already occurring in Europe, and an appendix with replies to critics. An enormously influential (and controversial) work that inspired Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.

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         An Address delivered to the inhabitants of New Lanark, on the first of January, 1816, at the opening of the Institution established for The Formation of Character. By Robert Owen

      1817 - Third Edition. 8vo. 48, pp. Modern quarter calf, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt.Modern book-label of John Clay. London: for Longman. [Printed by Richard and Arthur Taylor Shoe-Lane.] Robert Owen's ?efforts at infant education?of which he is rightly regarded as among the founders?culminated in the opening of the Institute for the Formation of Character in 1816, where dancing, singing, and other lessons were taught. At the institute Owen, who taught military tactics himself, sought in particular to exclude punishment from education, to make learning interesting to young minds, and to encourage children to believe their own happiness to be dependent on that of others? (ODNB). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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         ITINERARIO DI ROMA E SUOI CONTORNI O sia descrizione de’ monumenti antichi, e moderni. Coll’indicazione delle più belle pitture, sculture ed architetture. Tradotta dalla terza edizione francese ed aumentata da Stefano Piale.

      Roma, dai torchi del Mordacchini, 1817. In-16 (mm. 175x102), 2 voll., mz. pelle mod., dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, in astuccio mod., pp. IX,252; 587 (numeraz. continua). L'opera è molto ben illustrata f.t. da 29 tavv. inc. in rame (ciascuna con due immagini), per un totale di 58 bellissime piccole vedute dei più interessanti monumenti di Roma e dintorni (Tivoli, Palestrina, Frascati). “Tradotta dalla terza edizione francese ed aumentata da Stefano Piale”. Cfr. Schudt “Le guide di Roma”, p. 291-92 per varie ediz. a partire dalla prima del 1794 - Rossetti “Rome”,1425 - Choix de Olschki,XI,17472 con sole 28 tavole: “les jolies figures ont été gravées par Dom. Pronti”. Testo con lievi arross. e fiorit.; tavole fresche e ben conservate.

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         DISSERTATIONS ON THE PROPHECIES OF THE OLD TESTAMENT BY D. LEVI. Contening all such prophecies as are applicable to the COMING OF THE MESSIAH, the restoration of the jews, and the resurrection of the dead; whether by Jews or Christians. revided ans amended, with dedication and introduction, by J. KING, Esq.

      Printed by the Author 1817 - The two volume set, a revise and amended edition with a dedication and introduction by J. King. Recent cloth binding, lxxvi-298,313pp. A solid recent black cloth binding, a small libray stamp on title page, there are no torn or missing any pages, few foxings, more apparent on the lxxvi pages section on the first volume, brownished deckle edges. The three-volume "Dissertation on the Prophecies of the Old Testament" (1793–1800), which he printed and published himself. It was republished in London in 1817 in two volumes. Levi's work was well known in Christian circles; his Dissertation on the Prophecies was accepted as authoritative by many scholars, both Jewish and Christian, well into the nineteenth century. Book not found except in EBOOK duplication. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A. PINEL, Libraire]
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         Chromatics or an Essay on the Analogy and Harmony of Colours

      A. J. Valpy, for the Author, London 1817 - 6 plates as called for. Some listings and auction records refer to a frontis that ".is missing as usual", or similar statement, but I have found no institutional copy, nor auction record, that actually mentions a frontis in addition to 6 plates. I believe that, where a frontis is mentioned, it is just one of the 6 plates that has just been bound in as a frontis at some point. If anyone knows differently please let me know. Anyway, given all that, this book is a nice copy that has been been bound in the 20th c. in a plain, but functional, cloth binding. Page edges uncut. Title page has an ownnership stamp of the artist Harold Workman (1897-1975) at base. Pages are generally clean apart from the odd, light, spot of foxing here and there and some finger marking but nothing major. Tissue guards have some foxing/offsetting. One plate has a 1" tear to margin that I have reinforced with archival paper on verso to stop it developing (see images). Pamphleteer advert leaf present at rear. Postage will be confirmed when you enquire or order and for light or very heavy books will vary from the ABE quote which is based on a 1kg parcel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Business (P.B.F.A)]
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         Genealogical memoir of the family of Montmorency, styled de Marisco or Morres, ancient Lords de Marisco and de Montemarisco, in the Peerage of England and Ireland. Most respectfully addressed to this Majesty Louis XVIII, king of France and Navarre.

      Paris, J. R. Plassan, 1817. - In-4, cartonnage vert foncé de l'époque, filets dorés sur le dos, titre doré, double filet doré en encadrement sur les plats ; 75-XXXVI-CCCLXIII pp.-[1]f., qq. blasons gravés dans le texte, 26 planches h.-t. gravées sur cuivre par Lambert, dont une en front. Envoi autographe de l'auteur, (en français), au Duc de Beaumont-Luxembourg. Dos usé avec manque de papier en tête, coins émoussés, la reliure reste solide cependant. Intérieur frais dans l'ensemble, des rousseurs aux planches, essentiellement marginales. Justificatif généalogique des Montmorency d'Angleterre et d'Irlande. RARE. Réf. bibliographiques : (SAFFROY, 46115). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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         Narrative of a Voyage to Hudson's Bay in His Majesty's Ship Rosamond containing some account of The North-Eastern Coast of America and of the Tribes inhabiting that remote region.

      London. Printed for J. Mawman. 1817. - 8vo. 21.3cm, the First Edition, [vii], 279, [2],p., double page engraved frontis map, 4 engraved plates, text illustrations, in half dark green calf, gilt ruled raised bands, titles and gilt decorations in the panels, green cloth boards, t.e.g., faint stain on the upper cover, some wear on the board edges, new endpapers, good to very good. (cgc) T.P.L. 976. A.B. 2994. Lande 1117. Sabin 12005. Story p167. A voyage to York Factory in the summer of 1814. Chappell was second in command. A considerable portion of this journal is devoted to an interesting and sympathetic account of the 'Inuit', or Labrador Eskimo and he also expresses profound disapproval of the monopolistic and secretive policies of the company. Some brief discuss ion of Lord Selkirk's Red River Settlement. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: J. Patrick McGahern Books Inc. (ABAC)]
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         A Topographical History of Staffordshire; Including Its Agriculture, Mines, and Manufactures. Memoirs of Eminent Natives; Statistical Tables; And Every Species of Information Connected with the Local History of the County. With a Succinct Account of the Rise and Progress of the Staffordshire Potteries. Compiled from the most Authentic Sources. A Unique Copy with 87 additional plates bound in, gathered from appropriate sources. In Two Volumes.

      J. Smith. Newcastle-Under-Lyme 1817 - First edition. Two Volumes. xxvi, 450pp + [20]pp tables; 319pp. [1]p. errara, [15]pp index. Large hand-coloured engraved folding map at frontis with tissue guard, 87 comtemporary engraving bound in, 40 of these laid down on blanks. Handsomely rebound in modern half green morocco gilt with new endpapers by Bayntum/Riviere in Bath. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Half title present. Title page torn with slight loss but professionally repaired. Pages sl. browned o/w clean and sound. A most interesting and unique item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Autograph Document, signed

      22 March , 1817. two pages. A little browned at outer folds. Approximately 12-1/4” x7-1/2”. (In French)Be it known that Margueritte Baquette for value received $100 piastres silver, legal tender of United States, has sold to Joseph Hortiz, after due valuation a piece of land situated ... giving the description of size and the lot lines with neighbours.... and all privileges and rights now belonging thereto and forever...." Signed with her mark "X" 22 March 1817 Margueritte Bequette. Also signed by two witnesses. The Clerk of the County of St. Louis in the Territory of Missouri also signed and witnessed, and recorded it in the official records giving book and page.

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         The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793 to 1817.

      1817 1817 - First edition. London: Printed for J. Jenkins by L. Harrison [1816-17]. With frontispiece, title-vignette and 54 plates, all hand-colored aquatint plates by T. Sutherland, J. Baily, and J. Jeakes after T. Whitcombe and Pocock, and with 1 uncolored plate with plan of the Bombardment of Algiers and plan of the Battle of Trafalgar. Folio. VIII + [4] + [148] pp. Clean and well-preserved copy with wide margin bound with guard tissues in contemporary gilt half-morocco, binding weakly marked of use. * Plates dated 1816 and 1817. One of the finest pictorial works depicting British military victories that occurred from 1799 to 1815. It contains several plates of Britain's most significant victories during the Napoleonic wars and include plates on the Battle of Copenhagen and on the Battle of Trafalgar. 'As a record of naval events spanning a period of over twenty years Jenkins' Naval Achievements has no precedent. At no time prior to 1817 had a publisher attempted such a complete volume of documentary naval prints. It is the quality of the accuracy which makes Jenkins so valuable above all, and it is the pictures rather than the text to which the value can be attributed.' [Roger Quarm, the National Maritime Museum].Tooley 282. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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         William Lambert - 1816/7 - 3rd Edition

      Hi, This lot is a paperback copy of the Third Edition of William Lamberts ""Instructions and Rules for playing the Nobel Game of Cricket as practised by the most eminent players"" Published in the Spring of 1817 (before May) so nearly 200 years old. This paperback does not have the original covers or the frontispiece but other than that it is complete and checked against Roger Hancocks guide. The front cover (title page) has tape to the left but the book is badly shaken and could do with new tape or to be rebound as it is very loose indeed, hence the tiny price.

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         APICIUS REDIVIVUS; OR THE COOK'S ORACLE BEING 600 RECEIPTS INSTITUTED IN THE KITCHEN OF A PHYSICIAN

      London, Samuel Bagster, 1817.. FIRST EDITION 1817. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, 4 engravings, 2 engraved illustrations and 2 engraved pages of explanatory text, 52 pages of prelims, Preface, Contents and Advice to Cooks, 364 unnumbered pages, bound in antique half calf, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, marbled boards, edges coloured pale yellow. Light age-browning, first inner paper hinge cracked, neat ink inscription on blank endpaper, otherwise a very good clean crisp copy, no loose pages and binding tight and firm. Though a common title the first edition is scarce. See Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography page 262 and A Matter of Taste A Bibliographical Catalogue of International Books on Food and Drink, by William Cagle, page 575 reference 797, both listing the second edition; English Cookery Books to the Year 1850 by Arnold W. Oxford, reprint by Holland Press, page 145, listing first edition; Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects, lists a 5th edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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         Musical Catechism, In Three Parts. For the use of schools and private families. Fourth Edition, with additions and corrections

      D. Hogan, Philadelphia, PA 1817 - 58 pages. Contemporary binding: leather spine, with green paper over boards. The fourth edition (not listed on Worldcat). Originally issued 1803, with 2nd in 1808, 3rd in 1811, and a "new edition" in 1823. Leaves age toned; binding sound. Small chip off outer corners of page v [introductory remarks] not affecting text. All editions uncommon. Size: 32mo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Odd Book (ABAC, ILAB)]
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         APICIUS REDIVIVUS; OR THE COOK'S ORACLE. BEING 600 RECEIPTS INSTITUTED IN THE KITCHEN OF A PHYSICIAN.

      London Samuel Bagster 1817 - FIRST EDITION 1817. Small 8vo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, 4 engravings, 2 engraved illustrations and 2 engraved pages of explanatory text, 52 pages of prelims, Preface, Contents and Advice to Cooks, 364 unnumbered pages, bound in antique half calf, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, marbled boards, edges coloured pale yellow. Light age-browning, first inner paper hinge cracked, neat ink inscription on blank endpaper, otherwise a very good clean crisp copy, no loose pages and binding tight and firm. Though a common title the first edition is scarce. See Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography page 262 and A Matter of Taste A Bibliographical Catalogue of International Books on Food and Drink, by William Cagle, page 575 reference 797, both listing the second edition; English Cookery Books to the Year 1850 by Arnold W. Oxford, reprint by Holland Press, page 145, listing first edition; Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection of Books on Food, Drink and Related Subjects, lists a 5th edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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         Lalla Rookh

      for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London 1817 - First edition. Extra-illustrated with 6 engravings by Corbould on India paper. [iv], 405, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to. A choice copy in a contemporary Scottish binding by Carss, a binder who Dibdin admired and described as "the favourite bookbinder among the cognoscenti of Glasgow." The extra plates by Corbould originally appeared in the Pocket Magazine of Classic and Polite Literature. With Engravings Illustrative of "Lalla Rookh" (London: John Arliss, 1819). For binding: Ramsden, UK, p. 192; Spawn & Kinsella 340 Near contemporary full plum morocco, covers and spine tooled in blind, a.e.g., by Carss, Glasgow (ticket on verso of first blank). Light foxing throughout Extra-illustrated with 6 engravings by Corbould on India paper. [iv], 405, [1] pp. 1 vols. 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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         Venskabs Jubelgave. October 1817.

      1817 1817 - Kbhvn.: Thorstein C. Rangel 1817. [2] + 34 s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar i samtidige, let plettede omslag. * Med dedikation: 'Pro fesser [A.E.?] Boye Pro fessor Rahbek 18. okt. 1817'. Skrevet på 7 linjer.

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         Viaggio in Norvegia, ed in Lapponia fatto negli anni 1806,1807, e 1808... Preceduto da una introduzione del sig. A. di Humboldt tradotto e corredato di note dal Conte Cav. Luigi Bossi, in 4 voll.

      Sonzogno, 1817. "in 8° piccolo (cm 16,5x10), pp. xxxvi, 219, 1; 287; 255, 1; 257; leg. coeva m/pelle con angoli, tit. in oro su tass. al ds. e fregi, tagli spruzz. Collana: Raccolta de' viaggi più interessanti eseguiti nelle varie parti del mondo tanto per terra quanto per mare dopo quelli del celebre Cook, e non pubblicati fin ora in lingua italiana. Dedica a Carolina Settala Anguissola. Opera di enorme valore scientifico del celebre geologo ed esploratore tedesco Buch che compì numerose spedizioni geologiche nelle zone vulcaniche dell'Alvernia, nei Monti Albani e al Vesuvio, alle Canarie e alle Ebridi, viaggiò anche in Danimarca, Finlandia, Jutland di cui fu attento osservatore della flora, fauna e fenomeni naturali; anticipatore delle moderne teorie magmatiche, e a lui si deve la teoria dei ""crateri di elevazione"" che spiega la forma delle montagne di origine vulcanica come risultato della progressiva stratificazione di materiale magmatico. L'opera contiene 18 acqueforti di Dall'Acqua acquerellate da Lazaretti (tranne i profili), che ill. costumi, scene di vita lappone, paesaggi, animali, profili di montagne. Lievi fior. e piccole sbucc. alle leg. 561/34"

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         Manfred

      John Murray, London 1817 - 1st edition, 1st issue with page 76 blank (later issues are much more common, especially those with the Hamlet quote on the title page). Original brown wrappers, uncut, lighter brown spine, title printed on front wrapper in upper case italics, 4 pages of ads dated June, 1817 (the ads sometimes pointed to as suggesting a 2nd binding or 2nd issue but this is probably bogus). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rosa Indica subriolacea

      Paris 1817 - This beautiful stipple engraving is from Pierre Joseph Redoute's Les Roses. The work was published in Paris by Firmin Didot between 1817 and 1824. The text was written by Claude Antoine Thory.Redoute's name is synonymous with beauty and in the world of botanical art he is known as the best. The work proved to be not only outstanding in terms of its beauty but also for its scientific merits. Many of the images were after Thory's personal collection as well as the rose garden of the Empress Josephine's garden at Malmaison. Redoute and Thory described almost all of the important roses that were known in their time. Lawalree describes the text as being 'of outstanding importance to both botanists and horticulturalists.Redoute's fame is due in large part to his diligent effort to perfect the use of stipple engraving. This labor intensive, and therefore expensive, technique creates subtle yet stunning variations of color making it superior to the engraving alone. Each plate was created using the 'a la poupee' process in which the color was applied before the printing. Hand-finished coloring was painstakingly applied after printing.Redoute was renowned for his artistic ability and tutored such people as Queen Marie-Antoinette, Empress Josephine, Marie-Louise, and Queen Marie-Amelie. Redoute influenced a breadth of artists that followed him including Turpin, Poiteau, Bessa, and Prevost. Redoute is widely considered the finest botanical illustrator of the early 19th century, if not throughout history.The process of stipple engraving and color printing give the Redoute Rose prints their luminous quality. Stippling is an etching process that employs dots instead of lines to form the image, which is then color printed by applying colored inks directly to the copper plate for each impression. The use of colored inks, greens and browns to print the stems and leaves, and reds and pinks to print the flowers, create a more luminous print by eliminating the necessity to paint watercolor over a back inked image. --- The work is in very good to excellent condition. There is an occasional faint fox mark or imperfection to be expected with age. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

      [Bookseller: Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books]
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