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        The Penn Family

      London, 1819. Mezzotint over an engraved and etched base, by Turner after Reynolds. Sheet size: 24 9/16 x 17 inches. In good condition. Trimmed to edge of plate mark, small expertly repaired tears at sheet edges. A charming image, from the golden age of the British mezzotint, of the grand-children of William Penn, the founder and first proprietor of the colony of Pennsylvania This fine group portrait shows the children of Thomas Penn (1702-1775) and his wife Lady Juliana, daughter of Thomas Fermor, the first Earl of Pomfret. The print is dedicated by Turner in 1819 to John Penn, who is included in the portrait as a young child: "This print of the Penn Family is with Permission dedicated to John Penn Esqr,. By his obliged & humble Servt. C. Turner". Just beneath the image are the names and dates of the four subjects: two of whom, John's mother and older sister, had died by the time the print was issued, thus making it a touching memorial, and an emblem of family life as seen from childhood in general. Sir Joshua Reynolds executed the original portrait in the early 1760s when he was at the height of his considerable powers as a Society portrait painter. Charles Turner was an excellent engraver who throughout his memorable career produced an array of wonderful images. Born in Oxfordshire, Turner moved to London in 1795, at which time he was employed by the famous engraver and publisher Boydell. Turner was a versatile engraver working in stipple and aquatint as well as mezzotint. Although, Turner produced a wide array of excellent prints on subjects ranging from topography to genre, his main artistic focus was portraiture. Throughout his career he produced more than six hundred plates, of which about two-thirds were portraits. Turner was a close friend of JMW Turner, and engraved many of the artists' paintings, in addition to engraving some of the plates for 'Liber Studiorum'. As an engraver he combined technical skill with artistic imagination to create beautiful enduring images. O'Donoghue Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits... in the British Museum V, p.50; Whitman 422.

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        Vue de la grande Arcade de l'aqueduc de Baktché-Kieuï, et du vallon de Buyuk-Dèrè

      Paris: P. Didot l'ainé, 1819. Etching with engraving by Schroeder after Melling. Neat repairs to splits to old vertical fold. A fine view of the archway of the Baktché-Kieuï aqueduct and the valley of Buyuk-Dèrè, outside of Constantinople, from Melling's grand work 'Voyage Pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore'. Born in Lorraine in 1763, Antoine Ignace Melling, artist and voyager, was trained in architecture and painting. At the age of 19, he went to Constantinople as part of the Russian Ambassador's retinue. After successfully completing several commissions for Hatice Sultan, the sister of Selim III, which included the renovation of her palace at Ortakeï, Melling was employed as the Sultan's architect in 1795. His position as royal architect gave him a privileged opportunity to observe the Ottoman court, and during his eighteen years there, he made many detailed drawings of the sultan's palaces, Ottoman society, and Constantinople and its environs. Within a year of returning to Paris in 1803, Melling published a prospectus for the Voyage pittoresque , the first thirteen livraisons of which were published in 1809. He completed the engravings for this work in 1819. Cf. Atabey 798; cf. Blackmer 1105; cf. Brunet III, 1591; cf. Lipperheide 1431.

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        Programme du cours de droit public positif et administratif, à la faculté de droit de Paris, pour l'année 1819-1820.

      - Paris, Baudoin Frères, 1819. In-8, broché, couverture papier bleu ancien, (1) f. de titre, 65 p., grand tableau dépliant. Edition originale, rare, de ce document historique pour l’histoire du droit public: le plan extrêmement détaillé du premier cours de droit administratif, professé à Paris en 1819-1820, par l'un des fondateurs de la discipline: Joseph-Marie de Gérando. Le programme s’ouvre par une introduction, véritable manifeste programmatique et exposé des principes et s’achève par un grand tableau synoptique dépliant. Cf. Gilles J. Guglielmi, ‘L’émergence d’une rationalité gestionnaire dans les théories du droit administratif au début du XIXème siècle’, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris-II), article en ligne. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lettres sur l’Italie, faisant suite aux lettres sur la Morée, l’Hellespont et Costantinople.

      Nepveu,, A Paris, 1819 - Tre volumi di cm. 20,7, pp. 16 (di cat. edit.) (4) 367 (1); (4) 307 (1); (4) 365 (1). Con 50 belle tavole incise in rame (di cui 6 a doppia pagina) su tavole fuori testo, ciascuna protetta da velina, + 4 pagine di musica incisa. Solida ed elegante legatura d'amatore in mezzo marocchino verde a grani lunghi, dorsi lisci con titoli, filetti e fregi in oro. Legatura del 1900 ca. Bell'esemplare, marginoso ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Opera non comune, la cui parte iconografica è composta prevalentemente da vedute di luoghi e città di Puglia, Campania, Lazio e Toscana. Cfr. Cremonini n. 90. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VOYAGE OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP ALCESTE, ALONG THE COAST OF COREA, TO THE ISLAND OF

      London 1819, Murray. 3/4 Blue leather over cloth, 5 hand-. colored aquatint copper etched plates, 339p., appendix,. frontis of the author, 3rd edition, map, 1. b.w. engraving.. A fascinating primary source, with commentary on China and the Ryukyu Islands. With five [some editions have eight color etching] very nice colored engraved plates. * Covering the voyage from England to the Brazils, the Cape of Good Hope, Java, and the Gulf of Pe-tche-lee [China]. . The ship visited Chinese Tartary, the provinces of Pe-tche-lee and Shantung, and examined the coast of Corea. . Arrival to the island of Grand Lewchew, kind reception by the natives, account of history, general character & manners of these Japanese people. Remarks on the climate and produce of the island. Passage from Lewchew to Canton. * CANTON, Observations on the Chinese people. The ship visits Manila then was shipwrecked on Pulo Leat, attacked by Malays. . Passage of Lord Amherst & the Embassy to Batavia. Remarks on Java, homewards, touch at the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena, arrival in England. *** A fascinating work, outlining the voyage and very useful comments on the countries, people and ethnology and customs. *** With a copper etched frontis of the author. *** BIBLIOGRAPHY: Abbey Travel 559: "An account of a voyage undertaken whilst Lord Amherst's embassy was in China and Lord Amherst was on board. It was on this voyage that the people of Luchu [Ryukyu i.e. Okinawa] were first visited by Europeans. On the return journey the ship called at Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Manila and Java before striking a submerged rock, and was shipwrecked. A vivid primary account of the wreck is given." * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Histoire naturelle des mammifères, avec des figures originales enluminées, desinées d'après des animaux vivants. Bd. I (von 6?). Paris, Lasteyrie, 1819.) Mit 60 kolor. Lithographien, 3 unkolor. Lithographien, 3 Kupferstichen und 1 Tuschzeichnung. Folio. Hldr. d. Zt. (bestoßen, Rücken fehlt).

      1819 - Nissen ZBI 1525; Wood, S. 354.- Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772 - 1844) war französischer Zoologe, der zusammen mit Georges Cuvier (1769 - 1832) und Jean-Baptist Lamarck (1744 - 1829) maßgeblich die Entwicklung der Paläo-Biologie im 19. Jahrhundert beeinflusste.- The present work provides a lasting record of the scientific historians, who ere the principal architects, both theoretically and practically, of the systematic study of mammals in France.- Enthält schöne, altkolorierte Darstellungen von zahlreichen Affen, Bären, Hyänen, Raubkatzen, Seehunden, Antilope, Ziegen, Rehe u.a. Vorhandene Tafeln (laut Exemplar der 'Bibliothèque nationale de France'): 1, 3, 4, 7-10 und 12-60, sowie 'Mouflon de Corse' aus Band II, 'Ours de Norwège' aus Band III, 'Coati roux' aus Band IV (?), 'Magot mâle' aus Band V, desweiteren 3 Kupferstiche: 'A sea otter', 'Sea horses' und 'An opossum of Van Diemen's Land', 3 unkolorierte Lithographien: 'Belier de Barbarie', 'Le taureau de la Romagne' und 'L'Éléphant femelle' sowie die Tuschzeichnung bezeichnet mit 'Inia Boliviensis'.- Ohne Titel, Vorsatz und erste Tafel mit radiertem Stempel.- Tafeln jeweils unterhalb des gedruckten französischen Titels mit montiertem handschriftlichem lateinischen Titel.- Teils leicht braun- oder fingerfleckig, vereinzelt stärker. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manner of the English. Illustrated in fifty coloured engravings, with descriptions

      London: printed for John Murray by W. Bulmer & Co, 1819. Quarto. (9 3/8 x 6 3/8 inches). 50 hand-coloured aquatint plates by William Alexander. Expertly bound to style in half black straight-grained morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, the flat spine divided into six compartments by double gilt fillets, lettered in gilt in the second compartment Provenance: E. Burgoyne (early signature) A fine copy of this fascinating work. This extraordinary work covers a huge range of social types from 'The Sovereign' to a chimney sweep, a judge to the licensed man that watered and fed the horses pulling the hackney carriages. The images and related text on the lower classes in general and the street vendors in particular are probably the most interesting. They picture and describe people who do not appear in conventional histories of the period, and offer a window into real life on the streets at the beginning of the 19th century. Colas notes that the plates are engraved from earlier images by William Henry Pyne, presumably those published in his The Costume of Great Britain (London: 1804, 60 plates). Pyne's work was evidently a major source for this work, as a comparison of the titles to the plates shows, but there are also a significant number of military subjects that are not in Pyne's work, suggesting a variety of sources. The plates have been executed with a refreshing liveliness and freedom that is not usually seen in books of this type, but which is typical of William Alexander's etched and engraved work. Colas II, 2357; Lipperheide Gca 21; Tooley 374.

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        Tiresias Was bred by His Grace the Duke of Portland in 1816 was got by Soothsayer out of Sledge... At Epsom he won the Derby Stakes beating 15 others among whom were Sultan, Euphrates, The Dominic, &c

      London: R. Pollard & Sons, 1819. Coloured aquatint. Framed in a lovely birds-eye maple frame with gold slip. Mounted in fine washline mount. In excellent condition with the exception of a minor scuff in the upper left corner of image. A fine portrait of the winner of the 1819 Epsom Derby, engraved by James Pollard from his own original drawing. Tiresias is shown just before a race: his groom administers a last minute tonic (!) while his jockey (W. Clift) takes off an overcoat in preparation to mount, and his trainer looks on proudly. In the background can be seen the grand-stand of the race course (possibly Epsom). James Pollard was the youngest son of the London engraver and print-seller Robert Pollard. He began work at the age of fifteen as a painter but quickly turned to engraving as well. In the 1820s his coaching scenes became both fashionable and lucrative. "A stream of coaching paintings followed, many of which he engraved himself. From 1821, he exhibited a small number of pictures at the Royal Academy and the British Institution, which brought him more patrons. Between 1830 and 1840, Pollard also painted a number of racing pictures and some of the earliest scenes of steeple chasing on purpose-made courses, many recording the prowess of the few professional and more amateur riders of the day...[In all his work Pollard took great pains over accuracy, this is particularly true of his large scale works and] it is Pollard's large racing scenes which really take off and into which one can gaze and discover a microcosm of the turf" (Charles Lane, British Racing Prints, p.146). Lane, British Racing Prints, p.146; cf. Selway, James Pollard 1792-1867, p.47 (variant title); Siltzer p. 214.

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        Prodromo della grande anotomia. Seconda opera postuma di Paolo Mascagni posta in ordine e pubblicata a spese di una società innominata da Francesco Antommarchi dissertore anatomico.

      dalla Tipografia di Giovanni Marenigh, Firenze 1819 - Legature coeve in mz. pergamena con titolo su tassello cartaceo al ds. (piccola mancanza nella parte inferiore del ds. del volume di testo). Qualche leggera fioritura, ma ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione originale non presente in Garrison-Morton e in Walleriana. Paolo Mascagni (1755-1815), considerato uno dei più grandi anatomisti italiani, si laureò ed insegnò nelle Università di Firenze, Pisa e Siena dove divenne anche presidente (1798) dell Accademia dei Fisiocritici. I suoi studi sul sistema dei vasi linfatici lo resero celebre in tutta Europa. Folio (cm. 46,2 e cm. 54), 2 Voll. (di cui il primo di testo e l altro dal titolo Tavole figurate di alcune parti organiche del corpo umano degli animali e dei vegetabili esposte nel Prodromo della grande anatomia ), 7 cc.nn., 194 pp., 1 c.nn., CII pp., 1 c.nn.; 1 c.nn. e 20 tavv. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MAGNETISMO ANIMAL, HISTOIRE CRITIQUE, J. P. F. DELEUZE 1819

      Chez Belin-Leprieur, Libraire. 1819 - Paris. 1819. 21X14. Holandesa con puntas. 2vol, 2h+362Pág. Ref 1.1 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magazijn van Tuin-Sieraaden of verzameling van Modellen van Aanleg en Sieraad, voor grote en kleine Lust-Hoven, voornamelijk van dezulke die, met weinig Kosten, te maaken sijn. Getrokken uit de voornaamste buitenlandsche Werken, naar de Gelegenheid en Gronden van dit Koningrijk gewijzigd, en met veele nieuwe Platte Gronden en Sieraaden vermeerderd.

      Jacobus de Ruyter,, Amsterdam, 1819 - [2.Aufl., 1.Druck] Amsterdam, Jacobus de Ruyter, [1819]. 30 x26 cm. 2 Bll., V, 120 S., CXC gest. Tafeln, VII S. Es fehlt die Tafel CLVI (Een Tuinkabinet, Stoel en Banken). Jeweils 2 oder 4 Blatt erläutern die dann eingebundenen Tafeln. Neuerer Halbledereinband im Stil der Zeit unter Verwendung des orginalen Rückens mit Goldfileten und ggpr. RS. Sehr schönes dekoratives Werk. Seiten minimal angestaubt und (finger)fleckig. Seiten teils mit kl. Eck-Knick und vereinzelt mit einem minimalen Einriss. 3 Tafeln mit einem etwas längeren Einriss, jedoch jeweils deutlich außerhalb der Abbildungen. Prachtvolles Werk, zu Recht von der Royal Dutch Library in Den Haag als eines ihrer schönsten Werke (www.kb.nl/galerie/100hoogtepunten/073.html) bezeichnet. Die Tafeln in originalem, sehr dekorativem, frischen Kolorit. Etwa gleichzeitig erschienen mit dem in Deutschland von Grohmann herausgegebenen "Ideen-Magazin für Liebhaber von Gärten", gibt auch dieses Buch romantische Dekorationsbeispiele für den Landschaftsgarten: Badehäuser, Brücken, Grotten, Möbel, Ruinen, Eremitagen, Tempel, Tore, Türme, Vasen, Zäune, usw. in allen möglichen (arabischen, englischen, italienischen, gothischen, türkischen, persischen, indischen und chinesischen) Stilrichtungen. Einige Tafeln zeigen Gartenpläne. Literatur siehe Meulenkamp, W.G.J.M.: Bulletin KNOB, Bond 82 (1983), p. 124-141. [Ideenmagazin] This book is compiled by van Laar, who writes in his preface, that he was mainly inspired by the english garden art and that he intends to povide an overview of how the proud owner can decorate and embellish his garden. For "what is more appropriate for the calm, laborious and industrious Dutchman then to take respite of his labour in the quiet calm of his garden retreat." The 190 delicately coloured plates (one missing) give examples of bath houses, bridges, furniture, gates, fences, ruins, temples, towers, vases, statues ec. to enable the transformation of the traditional garden into a landscape paradise. Some garden plans are shown as well. All plates have a descripitve text in which information is given about placement, implementation and usage. In the Royal Dutch Library (see link above) it is presented as one of the 100 most beautiful books. Sprache: nld Sehr schönes dekoratives Werk. Seiten minimal angestaubt und (finger)fleckig. Seiten teils mit kl. Eck-Knick und vereinzelt mit einem minimalen Einriss. 3 Tafeln mit einem etwas längeren Einriss, jedoch jeweils deutlich außerhalb der Abbildungen. Neuerer Halbledereinband im Stil der Zeit unter Verwendung des orginalen Rückens mit Goldfileten und ggpr. RS.

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        [Vue du grand Bend, dans la forêt de Belgrade]

      Paris: P. Didot l'ainé, 1819. Etching with engraving by the Pillement sons and Née after Melling with later professional hand-coluring. Proof before title. Very good condition. A fine view of an aqueduct in the Belgrade Forest of Constantinople, from Melling's grand work 'Voyage Pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore'. Born in Lorraine in 1763, Antoine Ignace Melling, artist and voyager, was trained in architecture and painting. At the age of 19, he went to Constantinople as part of the Russian Ambassador's retinue. After successfully completing several commissions for Hatice Sultan, the sister of Selim III, which included the renovation of her palace at Ortakeï, Melling was employed as the Sultan's architect in 1795. His position as royal architect gave him a privileged opportunity to observe the Ottoman court, and during his eighteen years there, he made many detailed drawings of the sultan's palaces, Ottoman society, and Constantinople and its environs. Within a year of returning to Paris in 1803, Melling published a prospectus for the 'Voyage pittoresque', the first thirteen livraisons of which were published in 1809. He completed the engravings for this work in 1819. Cf. Atabey 798; cf. Blackmer 1105; cf. Brunet III, 1591; cf. Lipperheide 1431.

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        THE STATUTE LAW OF KENTUCKY; WITH NOTES, PRAELECTIONS, AND OBSERVATIONS ON THE PUBLIC ACTS. IN FIVE VOLUMES

      Frankfort, 1819. Thick octavos. 20th-century tan cloth, gilt leather labels. Light soiling and wear to bindings, paper labels at foot of spines. Library ink stamp on each titlepage. Light foxing and soiling to text. Lightly tanned. In second volume pp.545 and 547 repaired with tape. A good, solid set. A rare set of the Kentucky statutes compiled by noted Kentucky legal historian William Littell. Littell (1768- 1824) moved to Kentucky in 1801, where he received a law degree and began writing about legal history for the state. The present statutes, published over a period of ten years, were originally intended to be just three volumes (as evidenced by the titlepages) but were later expanded to five. The Shaw & Shoemaker bibliography entry covers the five volumes as one work, though they are cited individually by McMurtrie. These are relatively early for Kentucky printing, which began in Lexington in 1787. Incredibly rare in the marketplace, especially complete in five volumes. The only other complete set we can locate at auction is in the Brinley sale in 1880.

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        Les Chefs D'oeuvre De P. Corneille (3 volumes), L'Esprit Du Grand Corneille, Suivi Des Chefs D'oeuvre De T. Corneille (2 volumes).

      De L'imprimerie et De La Fonderie De Pierre Didot l'Ainé, et Jules Didot Fils., Paris 1819 - 5 volumes appartenant à la Collection des Meilleurs ouvrages de la Langue Françoise, dédiée aux amateurs de l'Art Typographique, sur Papier Velin. Excellente collection, estimée tant pour la beauté de la typographie que pour la correction des textes, tirée à seulement 250 exemplaires. Reliure d'époque, dos lisse titres dorés, plats cartonnés marbrés bleus. 464p, 403p, 397p, 316p, 303p. Size: In 8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Report of the Case of the Trustees of Dartmouth College Against

      1819. First Report of the Landmark Dartmouth College Case [Trial]. [Dartmouth College Case]. Farrar, Timothy [1788-1874], Reporter. Report of the Case of the Trustees of Dartmouth College Against William H. Woodward. Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of Judicature of the State of New-Hampshire, November 1817. And on Error in the Supreme Court of the United States, February 1819. Portsmouth: Published by John W. Forster, And West, Richardson, And Lord, Boston, [1819]. [iv], 406 pp. Octavo (9" x 5"). Later nineteenth-century three-quarter calf over marbled boards. Moderate rubbing to extremities with wear to corners, hinges cracked. Moderate toning and light foxing to text. Early owner signature and annotation to head of title page, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown, two small inkstamps to title page, residue from card pocket to rear pastedown. A solid copy. * First published report. This is probably the most important American case concerning the contract right of corporations. The New Hampshire legislature passed a bill in 1816 that revoked Dartmouth College's original charter and converted the college from a private to a state institution. The college challenged the constitutionality of this act in the state Supreme Court without success, but the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the state's decision in a landmark opinion based on the contract clause of the Constitution. This decision represented "an assurance for all investors in American corporate enterprises that the terms upon which they had committed their capital could not be unilaterally altered by a state. At a time when corporations were first being widely used, it thus encouraged the expansion of American business enterprise. The decision vested the Corporation with indestructible contract rights. even against its creator" (Schwartz, 86, 111). "By construing the contract clause as a means of protecting corporate charters from state interventions, Marshall derived a significant limitation on state authority. As a result, various forms of private economic and social activity would enjoy security from state regulatory policy. Marshall thus encouraged, through constitutional sanction, the emergence of the relatively unregulated private, autonomous economic actor as the major participant in a liberal political economy that ser

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        Feuerthalen 1792 - 1850 Laufen-Uhwiesen). Tell's Capelle an der Hohlgasse, Canton Schwyz. Aquarell von 1819. Signiert u. datiert. 40 x 59 cm. Im alten Goldrahmen.

      1819 - Johann Ludwig Bleuler wurde als Sohn des berühmten Schweizer Landschaftsmalers und Kleinmeisters Johann Heinrich Bleuler geboren; er war der jüngere Bruder des Malers Johann Heinrich Bleuler. Im Kunstverlag seines Vaters erhielt er eine gründliche handwerkliche und künstlerische Ausbildung als Maler und Zeichner. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Helvetischer Almanach für das Jahr 1819.

      Zürich, Orell Füssli & Comp. 1819 - 11 x 8 cm, 11 BL., 259 S. mit farb. Frontispiz ( Das Münster zu Bern ), 4 mehrfach gefal. Taf. ( Das Murtner Thor zu Bern, Die Schwelle an der Aare zu Bern, Thun,Unterseen) sowie ganzs. farb. Abb. eines Senns aus dem Berner Oberland und eines Bauernmädchens aus der Nähe von Bern, und am Schluss angeheftet eine farb. col. Karte: Der Canton Bern südlicher Theil, mehrfach gef., Or - Pappband gebraucht, Ränder gebräunt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Representación del Señor Rafael D. Mérida, al Congreso de Venezuela. Instalado en la ciudad de Santo Tomas de Angostura, el año de 1819, la que fué mandada archivar por resolucion de dicho congreso.

      Burdeos [Philadelphia?]: En la Imprenta de Lawalle jóven 12mo (23.5 cm; 9.25"). 38 pp.. [1819] Rafael D. Mérida (1762?-1828) began his career as a bureaucrat in Caracas, participated in the early patriot movement, served as minister of Justice under Bolívar in 1813?-14, but turned against the Liberator in 1816. In his Representación, Mérida recapitulates Bolívar's errors, military and political, in a finely honed philippic. He is no less kind to Miranda, whom he nearly accuses of treason. Palau states that this piece was actually printed in the U.S., and the paper on which it is printed would certainly substantiate that claim, as does the fact that it is held by the Library Company of Philadelphia, famous for its collection of Spanish-language books printed in Philadelphia with false imprint information. An extremely rare piece of Bolívariana. => This copy belonged to one of Mérida's family. Original wrappers, one chip; stains on rear wrapper and soil to front one. Once upon a time, folded as to fit in a pocket. Very good condition.

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        Memorie dell' Imperiale Regio Istituto del Regno Lombardo-Veneto. Vol. 1, 2, 4, 5. Vier Bände (von 5, ohne Bd. 3). Leder-Prachtausgabe.

      Milano: Imp. Regia Stamperia, 1819 - 38 - Format: 24 x 31 cm, Originalausgaben. Sprache: Italienisch. Bd. 1: 318 Seiten + 6 gefaltete Kupfertafeln; Bd. 2: 362 Seiten + 6 gefaltete Kupfer; Bd. 4: 331 S. ; Bd. 5: 282 Seiten, sämtlich in schönem, breitrandigem Druck. Fest gebunden in sattgrünes, leicht strukturiertes Leder mit reich goldgeprägten Deckeln und Rücken; Bd. 1 und 2 sind identisch gestaltet, die Bde 4 & 5 weichen ab (= noch aufwendiger verziert , .z. B. goldgeprägter Habsburger-Deckeladler, jeweils mit flächig blind- und goldgepr. Rahmung, Innen- und Stehkantenvergoldung ), Bd.4: Rücken auf fünf Bünden, Bd. 5: auf vier Bünden. Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt an sämtlichen Bänden. Vorsätze marmoriert bzw. aus getöntem Moire. Das Einbandleder am hinteren Deckel von Bd. 1 ist partiell etwas beschabt; davon abgesehen sehr schön erhaltene, saubere und dekorative Bände. * Das Königreich Lombardo-Veneto als Zusammenschluss der Lombardei und Venetiens war von 1815 bis 1866 ein Land innerhalb der Habsburgermonarchie. 1866 fiel es an das neu gegründete Italien. Das vorl., nach 1883 unter verändertem Titel erschienene Periodikum enthält maßgebliche Essays aus allen Wissenschaftsgebieten (Erkenntnisse und Forschungsergebnisse aus Naturwiss., Mathematik, Medizin, Biologie, Geschichte, Philologie, aber auch Literatur etc. etc.). Jeder Band ist in sich abgeschlossen. ** Mit sehr schönen, absolut sauberen Kupfertafeln. ** Äußerst prächtige und dekorative Bände, in der vorl. Aufmachung sehr selten. 19. JAHRHUNDERT schr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments. Nach der Deutschen Uebersetzung von Doctor Martin Luther. Mit lehrreichen Vorreden, und vielen nützlichen und seltenen Registern versehen.

      Lancaster [Penn.]: Johann Bar, 1819. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. In wooden boards with leather coverings. Frontispiece engraving of Moses at beginning of book, frontispiece engraving of the Holy Family at the beginning of the New Testament. Printed in German blackletter in dual column format. 100 + 12 + 738 + 26 + 227 + 92 p. The first and largest German Bible published in North America. Upper board detached, ffep battered. Fountain pen signature on verso of first frontispiece bleeds through onto image. General wear and browning, solid and complete. You are welcome to request more information or photos. Extra shipping charges will apply for this 12 pound book.

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        HÖCHSTADT/Aisch. - Geschichte des Slaven=Landes an der Aisch und den Ebrach=Flüßchen. Oder: Geschichte des Schlosses, Städtchens, der Pfarrei und des Amtes Höchstadt a. d. A. und der Nachbarschaft.

      Selbstverlag,, Bamberg, 1819 - 2 Tle. in 2 Bdn. 20 x 12,5 cm. 9 Bl., XI, 356 S.; 1 Bl., VI S., 1 Bl., 430 S. Mit Kupferstich-Frontispiz von F.C. Rupprecht. Pfeiffer 21274. - Erste Ausgabe. - Ortschronik mit gründlicher Beschreibung der umliegenden Ortschaften, darunter: Burgebrach, Burgwindheim, Pommersfelden, Schlüsselfeld, Steppach. Mit der schönen Gesamtansicht von Höchstadt an der Aisch von F.C. Rupprecht. - Einbände minimal berieben. Vorsätze mit Exlibris. Leicht gebräunt, etwas stockfleckig. Selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Unterricht für Gold- und Silberarbeiter bey Bearbeitung der edlen Metalle in chemischer und metallurgischer Hinsicht, nebst der Beschreibung derjenigen Materialien und Ingredienzien, deren sie sich dabey zu bedienen haben, und den Ursachen ihrer Wirkungen. Mit einem Anhange: von vielen, dem Gold- und Silberarbeiter theils wissensnöthigen, theils auch wissenswerthen Angaben und Rezepten, nebst den nöthigen Vorsichts- und Sicherheits-Maßregeln bey einigen Vorfallenheiten. Mit einer Abbildung in Steindruck.

      Ulm, Stettin`sche, 1819. XVI + 259 + 5 S. und Taf. Priv. Pp. der Zeit. EA. Mit der Tafel. - Besitzsign. u. Besitz-St. a. V., fingerfleckig, vereinzelt fleckig, Gbrsp., R. u. Schild fachmännisch ergänzt. - Kleeman (1753-1821), Goldschmied, Graveur und Emailmaler, ließ sich 1781 in Ulm nieder. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Goldschmiedekunst; N-H-T

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        The North American Sylva, or a description of forest trees, of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, considered particularly with respect to their use in the Arts, and their introduction into Commerce [Translated by Augustus L. Hillhouse]

      Paris: Printed by C. d'Hautel, 1819. 2 volumes in four (as issued), octavo. (10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches). 2 half-titles (as issued). 156 hand-finished colour-printed stipple-engraved plates after P.J. Redouté (27), P. Bessa (92) and others by Gabriel (108), Bessin (16) and others. (Text with old dampstaining, the plates less so, but with occasional cockling and small spots). Publisher's yellow paper-covered boards, letterpress paper labels to backstrips, uncut (some fading and neat restoration to backstrips) First edition in English, third issue, of Michaux's masterpiece and a classic of American natural history: the most important work relating to American trees published in the 19th century. Michaux's work is based on his and his father's extensive travels in the eastern half of America from the 1790s on. Both men were friendly with Jefferson and other leading figures, who aided them in their work and travels. The masterwork was first published in parts between 1810 and 1813 as Histoire des arbres forestiers de l'Amerique septentrionale . In 1817, Michaux began work on an English translation, issuing a section of the text on oak trees (believed to have been translated by Michaux himself) with no plates, which was then cancelled (MacPhail 16). When the first edition in English was subsequently issued between 1817 and 1819, the first issue contained the text from the cancelled publication, with the remainder of the text translated by Augustus L. Hillhouse of Connecticut. The subsequent second and third issues contained the entire Hillhouse translation printed in Paris by C. D'Hautel (and with page 112 numbered "112-136" to account for Hillhouse's translation being shorter than the previous). The beautifully-executed images, from the same plates in all three issues, were executed by the engraver Gabriel and others after original drawings by the great French botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redouté and his associate Pancrace Bessa. This third issue in two volumes is the most complete and accurate, with corrections to plate numbers, signatures and pagination. Of the issues containing the present Hillhouse translation, Sabin writes: "Of the various editions with the text in English this, notwithstanding some typographical errors, is the best." And referring to Michaux's work with Thomas Nuttall's continuation, Sabin continues: "It is no exaggeration to remark that it is the most complete work of its kind, and is a production of unrivalled interest and beauty." Bennett, p.76; MacPhail André & François-André Michaux 17c; Meisel III, pp.379-81; cf. Oak Spring Sylva 20; Sabin 48694; cf. Savage, André and François André Michaux (Charlottesville, 1986); Stafleu & Cowan III, 5962.

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        LANDSHUT. - Martinskirche. "St. Martins=Pfarrkirche in Landshut". Prächtige Ansicht mit reicher mittelalterlicher Personenstaffage.

      - Lithographie mit 2 Tonplatten von Dom. Quaglio, 1819, 45,5 x 34,5 cm. Trost L56; Lentner 8674: "Seltene Incunabel der Lithographie. - Prachtblatt". - Architektonisch interessante Darstellung mit dem hohen Kirchturm in der Bildmitte; die Häuserzeile der Altstadt mit dem einbezogenen Kirchenportal zieht sich von vorne rechts bis zum Fluchtpunkt hinten. Unter den zahlreichen Personen auch einige Studenten als Hinweis auf die Tatsache, daß Landshut früher Sitz einer Universität war. - "Das vorliegende Blatt macht uns umsomehr Freude, da uns bisher keine treue Abbildung dieses Denkmals bekannt geworden war" (Schorns Kunstblatt Nr. 44 von 1820). - Mit ca. 3 cm Rand, sehr gut erhalten.

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        The North American Sylva, or a description of forest trees, of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, considered particularly with respect to their use in the Arts, and their introduction into Commerce [Translated by Augustus L. Hillhouse]

      Paris: Printed by C. D'Hautel, 1819. 2 volumes, 8vo. (9 15/16 x 6 1/8 inches). 156 hand-coloured stipple-engravings after P.J. Redouté (27), P. Bessa (92) and others by Gabriel (108), Bessin (16) and others. Expertly bound to style in contemporary French red straight-grained morocco over contemporary red glazed paper-covered boards, the flat spines divided into six compartments with a gilt fillet flanked by a roll tool, lettered in gilt in the second and third compartments, g.e. A fine set of MacPhail's third issue of Michaux's masterpiece and a classic of American natural history. This publication is the most important work relating to American trees published in the 19th century, written by one of the greatest naturalists to work in America. Michaux's work is based on his and his father's extensive travels in the eastern half of America from the 1790s on. Both men were friendly with Jefferson and other leading figures, who aided them in their work and travels. The letterpress for this edition was printed in Paris, as were the engraved plates. The text was printed by C. D'Hautel, the plates were executed by the engraver Gabriel and others after original drawings by the great French botanical artist Pierre-Joseph Redouté, and his associate Pancrace Bessa. The beautifully-executed plates illustrate leaves and nuts or berries of American trees across the entire continent, and are printed from the same plates as the images in the first issue. The sheets of the first reprint of the work were destroyed by fire, but the copper plates were separately stored and thus survived to be employed in a later combined edition issued by Rice and Hart of Philadelphia. The main difference between the first issue and the present set is that the pagination is in two volumes instead of the original three, and some of the plate numbers have been corrected. Of the present issue, translated from the French by Augustus L. Hillhouse, Sabin says "Of the various editions with the text in English this, notwithstanding some typographical errors, is the best." Hillhouse's translation was shorter than the translation for the 1817 edition of the first volume, and therefore page 112 in the first volume of this set is numbered 112-136 in order to maintain the pagination of the succeeding section. Thomas Nuttall later continued the work begun by Michaux, and of the combined work of both men Sabin states: "It is no exaggeration to remark that it is the most complete work of its kind, and is a production of unrivalled interest and beauty." Bennett, p.76; MacPhail André & François-André Michaux 17c; Meisel III, pp.379-81; cf. Oak Spring Sylva 20; Sabin 48694; cf. Savage, André and François André Michaux (Charlottesville, 1986); Stafleu & Cowan 5962.

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        Danske Egne. 5 (von 6) Hefte. (Kopenhagen, 1819-23). Mit 30 Aquatinta-Radierungen von Petersen meist nach O. Rawert. Qu.-4°. Interims-Brosch.-Hefte d. Zt.

       1819 Mit Ansichten von Lolland, Kopenhagen, Horsens, Apenrade, Roskilde, Odense, Aarhus desweiteren von Kiel wie \'Kiel fra Düsternbrock\' (Klose/Martius 59a) und \'Slottet i Kiel\'.- Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig im breiten weißen Außenrand. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Journal of a Route across India, through Egypt, to England in the latter end of the year 1817, and the beginning of 1818

      1819. Small format errata leaf tipped in. Coloured aquatint frontispiece and 11 plates (8 hand-coloured), 1 large folding engraved map with touches of hand colouring, 6 plans and maps (2 with touches of hand-colouring), errata slip tipped-in, lacking half-title. Contemporary diced calf, the flat spine divided into six compartments, green morocco lettering-piece in the second, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, spine chipped at head and foot, joints slightly split Provenance: Mrs. Gartside (pasted-on slip "The gift of Mrs. Gartside 1819"); Thomas Hamilton (early inscription, partially erased "Captain Hamilton / Thomas Hamilton / Captain Half Pay 27th Regiment") First edition of this fascinating account of an overland journey from India to England, written by the eldest son of King William IV. The author was the "eldest of the numerous children" (DNB) of King William IV and Mrs. Jordan (1762 ?-1816). He served in Spain and France during the Napoleonic War before being sent to India where he was appointed "aide-de-camp to the Marquis of Hastings, governor-general and commander-in-chief, in which capacity he made the campaigns of 1816-17 against the Mahrattas. When peace was arranged with the Maharajah Scindiah [sic.] the event was considered of sufficient importance to send the despatches in duplicate, and Fitzclarence was entrusted with the duplicates sent by overland route. He started from the western frontier of Bundelkund, the furthest point reached by the grand army, 7 Dec. 1817, and travelling through districts infested by the Pindarrees, witnessed the defeat of the latter by General Doveton at Jubbulpore, reached Bombay, and quitted it in the ... cruiser Mercury for Kosseir 7 Feb. 1818, crossed the desert, explored the pyramids with [Sir Henry] Salt and [Giovanni Battista] Belzoni, descended the Nile, and reached London, via Alexandria and Malta, 16 June 1818. He subsequently published an account of his travels, [the present work, which exhibited much observation and containing some curious plates of Indian military costumes of the day from sketches by the author." ( DNB ). In addition to his military career, the author served as a privy councillor, a fellow of the Royal Society, and of the Royal Geographical, Antiquarian, Astronomical, and Geological societies of London. He was also a founder member of the Royal Asiatic Society in 1824, was elected a member of the council in March 1825, was for many years vice-president, and was chosen president the year before his death. Abbey Travel 519; Tooley 222.

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        Iconologia ovvero immagini di tutte le cose principali a cui l\'umano talento ha finto un corpo. Colla traduzione francese di S. Marceau. 2 Bde. Mailand, Tosi e Comp., 1819-(1821). 1 Bl., XII, 240 S; S. 3-224. Mit 1 kolor. Frontispiz u. 225 (von 240) kolor. Aquatinta-Radierungen. 4°. Neuere Ldr.-Bde. mit RSch. (etwas berieben).

       1819 Lipperheide Ub 6; Hiler 713.- Umfangreiche Sammlung mit allegorischen Darstellungen der Tugenden, Untugenden etc.- Italienisch-französischer Begleittext.- Unbeschnittenes, breitrandiges Exemplar.- Im zweiten Band fehlen der Titel sowie Seite 1-2 und folgende 15 Tafeln: Nr. 122, 151, 152, 154, 168, 196, 208, 233-240 (Text und Tafeln).- Breite weiße Ränder teils etwas fingerfleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        West-Östlicher Divan.

      Stuttgard (!). Cottaische Buchhandlung, 1819. - 2. Druck der Erstausgabe, mit kalligraphischem Frontispiz, 8°. 18,7 x 11,4 cm. 556 Seiten, (Erstausgabe) In gutem Zustand. der Einbandrücken und die Lederecken berieben und beschabt, der Lederrücken am Fuß mit Signatur H.M. , der Schnitt mit wenigen winzigen Stockfleckchen und leicht braunfleckig, der Buchblock fast durchgängig braunfleckig, einige Lagen im Rand (Vorderschnitt) wasserfleckig, insgesamt noch gut, Besitzeintrag auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz. Hagen 416, Goedeke IV,3,492,110. Zweiter Druck der Erstausgabe in der von Goethe korrigierten Fassung von pag 7 und pag 9, die Seiten 399/400 doppelt gezählt, Sprung der Paginierung von Seite 494 auf 497, so vollständig. Einband mit 5 falschen Bünden und sparsamer Goldprägung sowie mit großen Lederecken, leichter Tüpfelschnitt, Hardcover in Halbleder, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. A Romaunt, in Four Cantos

      John Murray, London 1819 - 2 volumes; 16mo (15.5cm.); mid-19th-century half brown gilt-tooled morocco over cloth, gilt spine in 5 compartments, all edges speckled red; xiv,[2],218;[4],273pp. Bound without half titles, extremities rubbed, especially leather, else a Very Good, attractive set. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Extrait du Traité élémentaire de minéralogie relié avec De LA CRISTALLISATION considérée géométriquement et physiquement ou TRAITEABREGE DE CRISTALLOGRAPHIE suivi d'un ptécis de nos connoissances actuelles

      1796 (an V) - 1819 s.l. / Strasbourg Journal des Mines / imprimerie de F.G. LEVRAULT - deux éditions scientifiques reliées ensembles en un volume - 20,5 x 12,5 cm - Extrait du Traité: tous les articles qui sont publiées dans le Journal des Mimes cad Discours préliminaire d'un traité élémentaire de Minéralogie, pgs 209-230 Numéro XXVII, Frimaire + Extrait du traité élémentaire, pgs 249-334 de Numéro XXVIII + suite de l'extrait du traité., pgs 335-358 dans Numéro XXIX, Pluviôse + troisième extrait du traité inédit de minéralogie, pgs 457-478 dans Numéro XXX, Ventôse + suite de l'extrait du traité de minéralogie , pgs 497-546 dans Numéro XXXI Germinal + suite de l'extrait du traité de minéralogie, pgs 575-618 du Numéro XXXII + suite de l'extrait du traité de minéralogie, pgs 655-692 du Numéro XXXIII Prairial - alors 32 pgs blanches (pour prendre note?) finalement pgs 1 - 14 avec la Table des Matières (même table qui figure dans la publication même anné sous forme de livre de l'Extrait) + in fine 2 planches dépliantes (au lieu de 3, une planche manque) - le texte est complet, voir www.annales.ensmp.fr - deuxième ouvrage: de la Cristalisation.page avec faux titre/pgs blanche/page de titre/page blanche/avertisement pgs v-vii/ page blanche/texte pgs 9-206 + 16 planches dépliantes COMPLET - relié en demi-basane avec sur le dos une ornamentation symétrique et les titres TRAITE DE MINERALOGIE et DE LA CRISTALISATION - en condition très acceptable, sauf des piqûres brun (comme souvent)- pour Haüy: rare OCLC 6 copies - HAÜY DSB VI 178-182, not in Honeymann - BROCHANT DE VILLIERS DSB II 482 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Oriental Field Sports Being a Complete, Detailed, and Accurate Description of the Wild Sports of the East.

      London: Printed for H.R. Young. 1819 - Contemporary black straight-grain morocco with gilt ornaments to cover and spine. Folio. Two volumes in one. xiv, (2, plate list), 306; (4), 239, (11, index)pp. Second edition (following the 1807 double-folio original and two earlier 4to reprints). Illustrated with 40 hand-colored plates from drawings by Howitt. Extra-engraved titles to both volumes and with the dedication leaf to George III in volume one. The author served twenty years in India's Bengal region and records his hunting experiences through forty hand-colored plates created by Samuel Howitt. Among the images are several describing pig-sticking adventures; shooting tigers from machans and elephant back; hunting buffalo; driving hogs, bears and wolves; and shooting peacocks and other game. The leather binding is scuffed and worn at the corners, edges and spine tips and has some surface tearing. The hinges are worn but secure. The text is good with some foxing and spotting to the pages and to the margins of some of the plates. There is an early bookplate at the front. The engraved title to Vol. 1 is edge-chipped and partially detached. Scarce. SCHWERDT II, 299. Tooley 510. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        West-oestlicher Divan.

      Cotta,, Stuttgart, 1819 - Stuttgart, Cotta, 1819. 8°. Frontispiz, Titelbl., 556 S. HLdr.-Bd. der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Goedeke IV,3,492,110. - Zweiter Druck der ersten Ausgabe. - Mit den Korrekturen auf Seite 7 "hier"statt "dir" und auf Seite 9 "Talismane", Seite 399/400 doppelt paginiert, Paginierung springt von Seite 494 auf 497. - (Einband berieben. Rücken am Kopf eingerissen. Rückenschild mit kleinen Absplitterungen. Widmung von 1887 und von 1950 auf dem Vorsatz. Durchgehend stockfleckig). Sprache: Deutsch HLdr.-Bd. der Zeit mit Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Cenci.

      [Livorno,] Italy: for C. and J. Ollier, London,, 1819. A Tragedy, in Five Acts. Small quarto (225 × 145 mm). Late 19th-century red-brown full morocco by Ramage, raised bands tooled in gilt to spine forming compartments, second and third gilt-lettered direct between double rules gilt, remaining compartments triple-ruled in gilt, "Italy 1819" tooled to foot in gilt, broad seven-fillet border to covers gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, floral roll to turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Joseph Turner to front pastedown. Light rubbing to corners, joints and headcaps, very faint foxing towards top edge of title-page, p. 102 and binder's blanks, light marginal tanning to pp. 29-33, small spill-burn to p. 9 partially obscuring one letter, otherwise the very occasional spot chiefly restricted to margins. These flaws minor: an excellent, notably wide-margined copy in a fine Victorian binding. First edition, one of 250 copies printed; scarce in commerce, with the second, London edition (the only second edition of his own Shelley lived to see) more usually encountered. Shelley's verse tragedy proved an unexpected sensation on publication despite its action being far too lurid for the London stage. He been fascinated by the story of Beatrice Cenci and Guido's portrait of her in the Colunna palace at Rome, and originally intended the latter to be copied as a frontispiece for this book. He worked exceptionally fast on his version of the tragedy, starting in May and ending in August of his annus mirabilis, the same year he wrote Prometheus Unbound, The Masque of Anarchy, and the "Ode to the West Wind". The book is excellently produced, handsomely printed on thick laid paper: "It has a few errors of the press incidental to the Italian compositors' ignorance of English … but on the whole it seems to me a preferable text to the second edition ?- a text more like the absolute production of Shelley" (Forman).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Spontini").

      [Paris], 5. IV. 1819. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An den Violinisten und künstlerischen Direktor der Pariser Oper Louis-Luc Loiseau de Persuis (1769-1819) über kommende Konzerte und die Reservierung des Théâtre Italien für die von ihm geleiteten "concerts spirituels". - Mit kleineren Randläsuren und (auf Bl. 2) -ausrissen am unteren Blattrand; auf der Recto-Seite von Bl. 2 zwei alt montierte Ausschnitte aus einem englischen Journal mit einem Nachruf auf den am 24. Januar 1851 verstorbenen Komponisten. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Leçons nouvelles de perspective, ... Avec atlas de 32 planches in - 4o.Paris, Gauthier-Villars, 1868. 2 volumes. 8vo (text) and oblong 4to (atlas). Atlas volume with 32 steel-engraved plates by Dulos after the author. Contemporary uniform half maroon sheepskin, gold-tooled spines.

      Vagnetti FIb92; WorldCat (3 copies that include the atlas). Rare first edition of a series of lessons on perspective, The work is divided into 11 chapters, beginning with a chapter on definitions and principles followed by chapters on the perspective of shadows, inverse perspective, circles, cylinders and cones, etc. The author was professor at the École Impériale des Beaux-Arts (School of Fine Arts) in Paris, known from 1819 to 1863 as the École Royale des Beaux-Arts. The atlas volume has a letterpress title-page and index to the plates.Somewhat foxed throughout, but still in good condition. The sheepskin chafed and the bookblock of the atlas volume has detached from the binding.

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        Der grosse neugepflanzte Myrrhengarten des bittern Leidens Christi in sich enthaltend Morgen,-Abend-Meß Vesper Beicht und Kommunionsgebether, wie auch zum hochwürdigsten Sakramente zu der heiligen Dreyfaltigkeit zu dem Leiden Christi und Maria besondere Andachten auf alle tage der woche ausgetheilt, auch zu den heiligen gottes, stammt zerschiedenen gebethern für allerhand stände und zufälle, gebether den kranken und für die verstorbenen lehrreich und trostreich eingerichtet R.D.Caspar Erhard Pfarer zu Paar...

      Augsburg: Johann Baltasar Schmid, katholischer Buchhändler. 1819 neue verbesserte .auflage 18 cm. 454 seiten. Ledereinband starke gebrauchsspuren, einband beschabt, bestoßen,seiten gebrauchsspurig,teils fingerspurig, teils geknickt,. \"morgen,abend, und meß gebether, gebeth einer seelenmesse, verspergebether, zu ehren des leidenden christi, gedächtnis der seligsten mutter gottes, beichtgebether, danksagung für die zeit, buße zu thun, gebeth vor und nach, der gewissenserforschung, reue und vorsatz für jene, die sich schwere sünden bewußt sind, gebether nach der beichte, vor der verrichtung der auferlegten buße, vorsatz sich zu bessern, anrufung des göttlichen beystandes, die sieben bußpsalmen, kommunionsgebether, vorbereitungsgebeth, uebung des glaubens, hoffnung, der liebe, erniedrigung, des verlangens, nach der kommunion, anbethung, danksagung, aufopferung, bitte,. gebeth zur seligsten jungfrau, ablaßgebetherm, gebeth für die aufnahme der katholischen kirche, aufopferung des ablasses, für eine seele im fegegfeuer, heilige anmuthungen vor dem hochwürdigsten altarssakrament, gebeth am heiligen fronleichnamstage, die seele christi reinige mich, tageszeiten vom allerheiligsten altarssakrament, linatey von dem hochwürdigsten sakrament, gebether zum leiden christi, besonders zur heiligen fastenzeit, jesus wird durch den kuß vom judas verrathen, jesus wird auf dem oelberge mit trauer und todesangst überfallen und vergießet blutigen schweiß, wird auf dem oelberge von den juden gefangen, wird von annas und kaiphas wie auch zum herodes und pliatus geführt und daselbst auf das gräulichste behandelt, auf das grausamste gegeiselt, sein heiligstes haupt wird mit einer dornenkrone durchstochen, wird dem mörder barrabas nachgesetzt, und von pilatus zum kreuze verurtheilt, wird in begleitung zweyer mörder mit dem kreuze beladen auf den kalvarieberg geführt, wird an das kreuz gheftet, stibt am kreuze, die sieben worte am kreuze, lianey von dem bitteren leiden und sterben jesu christi, andächtige uebungen zu christo dem gekreuzigten und seinen heiligen fünf wunden, bitte um ein neues herz, gebeth von einem kreuzifirbild, trauergesang der kirche auf die schmerzhafte mutter, fastenandacht über den psalm miserere, kreuzwegandacht, auf alle tage der woche, uebung der drey göttlichen tugenden, anmuthungen bey abbethung des vater unsers, verschiedene gebethe zur göttlichen mutter zu allen zeiten, auch auf wahlfahrten zu gebrauchen, gebeth um ein seeliges ende, zu dem heiligen namenspatronen, am geburstage, gebethe in verschiedenen ständen und lagen unseres lebens, wie auch zu verschiedenen zeiten, gebeth in kreuz und leiden, zur zeit einer allgemeinen drangfaltigkeit, .der eltern für ihr ekinder, der hausväter und hausmütter, eines waisen, eines jünglings, einer jungfrau, einer witwe, eines greisen, um die tugend der reinigkeit, bey einem ungewitter, ..der christ in der krankheit, gebeth und entschließung bey einer krankheit, , anfange und in der krankheit, die krankheit gefährlicher wird, den herannahenden tode, ergebung in dem göttlichen willen. andächtige seufzer zu maria und den heiligen gottes, andächtige seufzer in den letzten zügen, gebethe auf alle feste des jahres nach der ordnung des kirchenkalenders, zur heiligen adventszeit, am feste des heiligen apostels andreas. wie auch an allen übrigen aposteltagen zu gebruchen, am feste eines heiligen marthyrers, eienr hiligen jungfrau, der empfängnis und geburt maria, heiligen weihnachtsfeste, heiligen stephanus, schlusse des jahre,der beschneidung, der heiligen drey könige, marthyrers sebastianus, reinigung maria, des heiligen josephs. verkündigung maria, aschermittwoche, weise, sich dem kreuze christi zu heiligen, heiligen ostertage, himmelfahrt christi, heiligen johannes von nepomuk, pfingsfestem, dreyfaltigkeit, erklärung des apostelischen glaubensbekenntnis, kirchengeth dem heiligen fronleichnahmestage, lobgesang beym anfang der fronleichnams, prozession samt den vier heiligen evangelien,des heiligen anton von padua, neundiensttägige andacht zu dem heiligen anton von padua, responsorium zum heiligen anton von padua, litaney zum heiligen anton von padua, des heiligen johannes des täufers, apsotel petrus und paulus, heimsuchung maria, magdalena, mutter anna, himmelfahrt maria, geburt maria, schutzengel, feste aller heiligen,. am aller seelen tage, maria opferung, kirchweihfeste, dank für die wohlthat gottes, frommes andenken an die sterbende und verstorbene, wenn man das heilige sakrament zu einem kranken trägt,.die sterbeglocke läutet, kirchengesang, dies jra, für verstorbene eletern, wohltäther und freunde...chrisltiche fürbitte für alle menschen, gebeth um den sieg über die sinnlichkeit und leidenschaften, vertrauen , verlangen , allgegenwart auf gott,empfindungen und heilsame erwägungen in hinsicht auf die unendliche güte gottes und der ewigen glückseligkeit, andachtsübungen zu den heiligsten herzen jesus und maria, opfer unseres herzens , das wir dem heiligsten herzen maria bringen, gebeth eines sünders um die gnade der bekehrung \"auszüge aus dem buch Versand D: 5,00 EUR [neugepflanzte Myrrhengarten des bittern Leidens Christi, Leben Christi, lebensweg, heiligkeit, gottes sohn, predigt, gebet, andacht, religion, glaube, erlösung, sterben, demuth, hoffnung, offenbarung, heilige,maria, geschichte, menschwerdung, apostel, jünger, propheten]

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        The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester; compiled from Original Evidences in Public Offices, the Harleian and Cottonian MSS., Parochial Registers, Private Muniments.Personal Survey of every Township in the County.3 volumes complete

      London; Lackington Hughes Harding Mavor and Jones 1st edition 1819 - Three volumes folio, fine and very handsome contemporary full mid-brown morocco by Charles Lewis of Duke Street, London [Lewis was born in London in 1786, the fourth son of Johann Ludwig, a political refugee from Hanover. In 1800 he was apprenticed to the leading bookbinder Henry Walther. After spending five years in the forwarding department Lewis sought but was refused promotion to the finishing shop; undaunted Lewis began to practise finishing work at home. After leaving Walther, Lewis worked as a journeyman in several other shops, eventually setting up a business in Scotland Yard, later to premises in Denmark Court, and finally to Duke Street, St. James's. With C. Kalthoeber he was employed by William Beckford on the Fonthill Abbey library. Thomas Frognall Dibdin was an admirer of his work and character, and recommended him to other bibliophiles.Lewis died in 1836.] The boards with gilt triple fillet about edges, gilt panelled with triple fillet, broad floral roll and teeth, elaborate floral corners, the spine with blind ruled raised bands, the compartments panelled with large and elaborate gilt floral centres and corners, lettered and numbered direct in two compartments, board edges gilt ruled, inner dentelles, green endpapers, all edges gilt. VOLUME 1: portrait frontispiece, 15 engraved plates (one a map of Chester; a few plates have 2 images); double-page hand-coloured county map; some 138 text illustrations (107 are hand-coloured), many of which are armorials and seals; 3 decorated initials, some 64 pedigrees; half-title, title, dedication leaf, liv, 556pp. VOLUME 2: some 143 text illustrations (of which some 113 are hand-coloured), 3 decorated initials, 128 pedigrees, 15 plates including a hand-coloured map of Delamere Forest and a superb double-page hand-coloured plate, heightened with gold, of the glass in Farndon Church (a few plates have 2 images), half-title, title, 472pp. VOLUME 3: some 183 text illustrations (of which 154 are hand-coloured) 3 decorated initials, 16 plates including a hand-coloured plate of the stained glass from Brereton Hall ( a few plates have 2 images), numerous pedigrees, half-title, title, 470pp. Upper board vol 3 scratched; some foxing, especially to plates; some offsetting of plates to text. A very handsomely bound set in quite splendid condition with the advantage of most of the seals and armorials hand-coloured, albeit slightly amateurishly. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mägdesprung (Harzgerode). - Gesamtansicht mit Obelisk. - Johann Jakob Schmidt. - "Der Maegdesprung, im Unterharz".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Umrissradierung, alt aquarelliert, 1819. Von Johann Jakob Schmidt, nach Burghardt. 40,2 x 54,5 cm (Darstellung) / 45,5 x 56 cm (Blatt). Rechts unterhalb der Darstellung signiert, darunter Titel und Widmung an Pauline Christine Wilhelmine zur Lippe (1769-1820). Wasserzeichen: "J Whatman 1819". - Im Zentrum der Darstellung der 1812 errichtete Obelisk. - Blatt bis auf den Plattenrand beschnitten und partiell schwach gebräunt. Sonst guter Erhaltungszustand. Johann Jakob Schmidt (1. Hälfte 19. Jh.). Deutscher Landschaftsmaler und Kupferstecher in Dresden. Schüler von Christian Gottlob Hammer. Burghardt (1. Hälfte 19. Jh.). Deutscher Zeichner. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A Statistical, Political, and Historical Account of the United States of North America; From the Period of their First Colonization to the Present Day (Three Volumes)

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1819. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First issue. Three-volume set in original boards, with original spine labels mostly intact. Vol. I: lxiv, 552 pp.; Vol. II: xii, 571 pp.; Vol. III: xii, 588 pp. Complete with two folding maps (one hand colored). Boards worn along the outer joints, part of backstrip missing on Vol. III, part of spine label missing on Vol. I. Archival tape repairs to back of colored map of the United States; map of Washington, DC heavily foxed. All else very good--bindings sound, minimal foxing. Sabin (101366): After the preliminary general account each state is taken up separately, with a brief list of works relating to it at the end of the several chapters. These are followed by chapters on the population, public lands and agriculture, manufactures, commerce, canals and roads, government, finance, education, religion, a summary of the political and military history of the country since 1800, and an account of the Indians. Howes W-99.

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        Views in Sussex. Consisting of the most interesting landscape and marine scenery in the rape of Hastings, from drawings by J.M.W. Turner, R.A. Illustrated by historical descriptions. The plates engraved by W.B. Cooke, and published under the auspices of John Fuller, Esq. of Rose Hill. The scientific and explanatory notices of the drawings by R.R. Reignage, A.R.A

      London: Published by John Murray...and W.B. Cooke, 1819. [24], 20pp. With five engraved plates after J.M.W. Turner and an engraved map, extra-illustrated with two further tipped in plates after Turner (Hurstmonceux Castle and Bodiham Castle). Tipped in at front are a list of the plates and a notice advising on the publication date of the second part of this work, which was never published. Contemporary pink cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Rubbed and faded, marking to upper board. Splitting to upper joint towards foot of spine, a little splitting to both joints at head. Pencilled ownership inscription and bibliographical notes of A.W.F. Fuller John 'Mad Jack' Fuller (1757-1834), Sussex MP, plantation owner, philanthropist and patron of the arts and sciences. An avid fan of the by then successful Turner's work, Fuller commissioned the artist to paint 13 watercolours of his residence, Rosehill, and the surrounding countryside, including the Brightling Observatory, during the years 1816-18. Five of these were published here alongside letterpress commentary and an engraved map; 'Battle Abbey', 'Brightling Observatory', 'The Vale of Ashburnham', 'Pevensey Bay', and 'The Vale of Heathfield'. Engravings of the remainder were presumably intended to adorn in the planned continuation. The extant engraved plates of Turner's work, executed by W.B. Cooke and republished in various works during the nineteenth-century, proved more enduring than the publication itself, which was neither completed nor this volume reprinted. From the library of A.W.F. Fuller (1882-1961), anthropologist and collector whose ethnographic collections are now in the Field Museum, Chicago, who appears to have taken great pride in and paid much attention to this work, perhaps because of his namesake's connection to its initial publication. . First Edition. Large folio.

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        Recueil de discours prononcés au Parlement d'Angleterre

      Edition originale rarebindings en cartonnage à la Bradel marine d'époque signées Dumont Aîné (A Lyon). spine lisses ornés de filets et roulettes en queues. spine-ends frottées et repliées, frottements sur les plats, des coins émoussés. Malgré les défauts d'usage, bel ensemble Chez Le Normant A Paris 1819 In-8 (13,5x22cm) 12 tomes en 12 volumes reliés

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        LE TEXAS, OU NOTICE HISTORIQUE SUR LE CHAMP D'ASILE

      Paris, 1819. Antique half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Some light foxing and faint dampstaining. Signed by the author, as usual. Very good. This is the primary source book for the history of the ill-fated effort of a group of Napoleonic veterans to establish a colony in Texas. The French group, under Gen. C.F.A. Lallemand, landed at Galveston in January 1818 and attempted to establish a colony on the Trinity River. The effort failed that summer, and the remaining starving colonists retreated to New Orleans. Despite its short life, the colony was the center of an important episode in the maneuvering between Spain, the United States, and the not yet independent state of Mexico, for control of Texas. The French settlers dreamed of establishing a new Napoleonic empire in the New World, and with more support they might have succeeded. This is one of four contemporary French books on the Champ d'Asile colony, and Streeter calls it "an indispensable source and by far the best of the group." It consists of the diaries of Hartmann and Millard, a list of colonists, and Lallemand's proclamation, as well as a folding plate showing the layout of the colony. A rare and important piece of early Texana.

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        Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Esq. F.R.S....Comprising His Diary, from the Year 1641 to 1705-6 ... to which is subjoined The Private Correspondence between King Charles I and His Secretary of State, Sir Edward Nicholas ... Edited by William Bray

      London: Printed for Henry Colburn, 1819. Second (and best Quarto) edition. With 11 engraved plates (2 double-page), and one folding chart. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in full polished brown tree calf, gilt spines, red and brown title-labels, marbled edges, marbled endpapers by R. Riviere. Near fine, attractive copy. Second (and best Quarto) edition. With 11 engraved plates (2 double-page), and one folding chart. 2 vols. 4to. Second and best edition of Evelyn's Diary. A man whose interests ranged from numismatics to gardening--he was also the author of the aboriculture classic Sylva, 1664 -- Evelyn (1620-1706) was educated at Balliol, Oxford, held a number of offices under Charles II, and was a founding member and secretary of The Royal Society. His varied interests and activities, and his political participation in the events of the day, make his Diary of particular interest and importance.

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        ZACH (Franz Xaver, von)

      1819 1183 - A Gênes, de l'imprimerie de Luc Carniglia, 1819-1826 [années 1818-1826], , 15 tomes en 14 volumes in-8, plusieurs planches, dépliantes pour la plupart, demi-chagrin brun, dos à faux nerfs, Tout ce qui a paru de cette revue savante, la troisième publiée par le baron Zach. Le quinzième tome (année 1826), qui est resté inachevé, est relié dans cet ensemble à la fin du volume XII. Premier volume, année 1818, en seconde édition (1825). Année 1818 : volume I. VII-605 pages. Année 1819 : volumes II et III. 635 p. et 3 pl. + 629-[1] p. et 2 pl. Année 1820 : volume IV. 632 p, 3 pl. et 1 carte. Année 1821 : volume V. 587 p, 3 pl. Année 1822 : volumes VI et VII. 608 p. et 4 pl. + 584 p. et 3 pl. Année 1823 : volumes VIII et IX. 619 p, 7 tableaux et 2 cartes + 611 p, 2 pl. et 1 carte, 7 tableaux dépliants dans le texte. Année 1824 : volumes X et XI. 622-[1] pages, 3 pl. + 610 p. (dernière page chiffrée par erreur 538) et 3 tableaux, 1 pl. et 1 carte. Année 1825 : volumes XII et XIII. 617 p. + 613 p et 1 carte. Année 1826 : volumes XIV et XV. 606 p. et 2 pl. Volume XV : relié à la suite du volume XII ; 102 p. Directeur de l'observatoire de Seeberg près de Gotha, le baron hongrois Franz Xaver von Zach (1754-1832) publia à partir de 1798, en collaboration avec Bertuch, les Geographische Ephemeriden, puis il fonda la Monatliche Correspondenz zur Beförderung der Erd- und Himmelskunde, publiée de 1800 à 1813, qui deviendra la Correspondance astronomique, publiée en français à Genève. Vers la fin du XVIIIe siècle, Zach forma une association de 24 astronomes ; à chacun d'eux était assignée une partie du ciel, qui devait être étudiée méthodiquement de manière à découvrir de nouvelles planètes et de nouvelles comètes ; leurs travaux culminent avec la découverte des astéroïdes. Étiquettes ex-libris d'Henri Viellard. Cachets de l'Institut Catholique annulé. Houzeau & Lancaster, n° 9537. DSB p. 583. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorias authenticas para a historia do Real Archivo. Colligidas pelo primeiro Lente de Diplomatica o Desembargador João Pedro Ribeiro.

      Lisbon, na Impressão Regia, 1819. - 4°, contemporary gilded decorated wrappers (a few nicks and other minor defects; gilding faded from front wrapper and spine), edges sprinkled blue. Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title-page. In fine condition. 179, (1) pp. *** FIRST EDITION. *** Innocêncio IV, 10; see also IV, 8-15, 435-6; X, 327-8. Pinto de Mattos (1970) pp. 537-8. Not in Palha. Porbase cites a single copy in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (among 56 "hits" for the author). *** BOUND WITH: RIBEIRO, João Pedro. @Additamentos e correcções á Parte I da Dissertação sobre a reforma dos Foraes. [Lisbon: na Impressão Regia, 1819?] 4º, 28 pp. Caption title. Innocêncio IV, 10 (giving slightly different transcription of title). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Viagem de hum peregrino a Jerusalem, e a visita que fez aos lugares santos. Por hum indigno filho do Serafico Patriarcha S. Francisco, F.I.D.I.C.

      Lisbon, Impressão Regia, 1819. - 8°, contemporary quarter straight-grained crimson morocco over orange pebbled cloth boards (some wear at corners, slight chip near head of spine), smooth spine, gilt, gilt letter. Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on title-page. Finely engraved folding plate. Very minor occasional soiling. Overall in very good condition. Old ink inscription "Bastos" in lower blank margin of title-page. 292 pp., folding engraved plate. *** FIRST EDITION. In his visit to the Holy Land, Fr. João toured all the major sites in Jerusalem, as well as the Sea of Galilee, Bethlehem, Mt. Zion, and a few other places outside the city. At the end (pp. 233-71) he gives an account of the persecution suffered by the religious orders there since the mid-seventeenth century. Fr. João mentions, for example, an uprising of the people in 1756 when, in order to keep the members of several religious orders safe, the governor of the area had to lock them in the church of the Holy Sepulchre for seven months, where they lived on bread, water and herbs (p. 247). In 1799, when Bonaparte was invading Egypt, about 3,000 Turks attacked a monastery, shouting "Death to the Franks, who are spies for the French" (p. 251). Fr. João argues that it is Portugal's duty to support the religious orders in Palestine, because the Spanish have been seriously weakened by the recent war.The engraved frontispiece (unsigned) shows scenes from the lives of Christ and the Virgin, the resurrection, and two Franciscans kneeling outside the Holy Sepulchre. The @Viagem appeared in at least three later editions: Lisbon 1822, 1831 and 1837.*** Innocêncio III, 387: without collation. Fonseca, @Pseudónimos p. 113. Not in Palha. Not in Monteverde, which lists the second edition (2953). Not in Azevedo-Samodães, Ameal or Avila-Perez. Porbase locates two copies at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal and one at the Biblioteca Municipal de Elvas; calls for 292 pp., without mention of the plate. Copac repeats the British Library. NUC: DHN. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Costume Caractéristique De France

      1819. first edition. Superb and Very Lively Depictions of French Scenes in Vivid Colors[PEAKE, Richard Brinsley]. Costume Caractéristique De France... The Characteristic Costume of France; from drawings made on the spot, with appropriate descriptions. By an Artist recently returned from the Continent. London William Fearman, 1819. Large quarto (12 x 9 3/8 inches; 306 x 238 mm.). Text in French and English (partially uncut). [xii], 37, [1, blank] pp. Hand-colored aquatint frontispiece and eighteen plates, etched by Sheridan, aquatinted by R. Havell. Text watermarked 1818. Original drab boards uncut, front cover with original printed paper label. Expertly rebacked to style. Housed in a later quarter brown morocco clamshell case.A fine uncut copy of the first edition in book form of this charming work which amply demonstrates Peake's abilities as both an artist and a writer.Superb and very lively depictions of French scenes in vivid colors. The scenes include; Palais Royale, A Trip to Versailles, La Morgue, Figures at St. Denis, Le Grimacier, Interior of a Coffee House, A Group at Calais, and many others. This work was first issued in six parts in 1815-1816, under the title French Characteristic Costumes [Abbey Travel I, 85]. It was subsequently re-issued under the present title, in a slightly different order, in a single volume, in 1819. The book really does live up to the promise of its title, showing both men and women from various economic strata, in both rural and urban settings. The artist and illustrator, Richard Brinsley Peake worked for the engraver James Heath from 1809 to 1817, and went on to pursue a successful career as a dramatist and author. The text and the plates form a pleasing whole: the images are charming and lively, whilst the insightful text also offers an historical perspective on an early nineteenth-century Englishman's view of the French.Abbey Travel I, 87; Colas II, 2297; Lipperheide, 1155.

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        Elementos de hygiene, ou dictames theoreticos, e practicos para conservar a saude, e prolongar a vida. Publicados por ordem da Academia Real das Sciencias ? Segunda edição.

      Lisbon, Na Typografia da Academia, 1819. - 4°, contemporary decorated wrappers (a bit soiled and frayed; spine gone; stitching loose). Woodcut armorial logo of the Academia Real das Sciencias on title page. Woodcut Portuguese royal arms on recto of leaf [v]. Typographical headpiece on p. 1. Crisp and clean, uncut, in very good condition. Ink signature of José Rodrigues Liberal Sampaio on title page. Many quires printed on "papel selado" of 10, 20, and 40 reis. xii, XIII, 354 pp. Pages ix-xii of first section bound out of order, prior to p. [5]. Without pp. 355-8, which are advertisements for publications of the Academia Real das Sciencias, sometime bound with this volume. *** Second edition, revised and enlarged by the author; the first had appeared in Lisbon, 1814, and a third appeared in Lisbon, 1823. Mello Franco discusses the influence of age, sex, habits and temperament on physical and mental health. He strongly advocates cold baths and nutritional foods, and cautions against immoderate consumption of tea and coffee. The order for printing this second edition was signed by José Bonifacio de Andrada e Silva (1763-1838), the "Patriarch of Brazilian Independence."Mello Franco (1757-1823), born in Minas Geraes, practiced medicine in Lisbon until 1817, when he returned to Brazil. For his liberal writings and associations he spent several years in the dungeons of the Inquisition. His @Medicina theologica, Lisbon 1794, was the first Portuguese book on psychosomatic medicine, and his @Tratado da educação fysica dos meninos, Lisbon 1790, is the first work by a Brazilian on the physical education of children.@Provenance: P. José Rodrigues Liberal de Sampaio (1846-1935), a native of Serraquinho, Montalegre, was a secular priest, with degrees in Theology and Law from Coimbra University (1891). He is said to have excelled as a student, and to have been a distinguished preacher, and simultaneously practicing law in the region of Chaves. A member of numerous learned societies, he contributed articles of literary and scientific criticism, as well as entering into polemics, published in a number of newspapers in Lisbon and Porto. He also studied the history and archeology of his region, and formed a vast library, which it was thought would go to the Municipal Museum in his name in Chave, but this aim was never realized, and the library was dispersed. See @Grande enciclopédia, XXVI, 891.*** Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 321: calling for only xiii, 358 pp.; @Período colonial p. 144. Sacramento Blake III, 45. Innocêncio III, 10-1; VI, 178; IX, 344: without a date or collation for the second edition. Ferreira de Mira, @História da medicina portuguesa pp. 311-2, 318. Santos Filho, @História geral da medicina brasileira p. 352. Not in JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books (but acquired subsequently from us). Not in Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da colecção portuguesa; see I, 130-1 for the 1814 and 1823 editions. Not in Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto; see 1661-2 for the 1814 and 1823 editions. NUC: Not located in NUC.@, which locates the Lisbon, 1814 edition at DNLM, RPJCB, CtY-M. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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