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        Della Istoria d Italia antica e moderna. Con carte georafiche e tavole incise in rame. 19 volumes complete. First Edition.

      G.P. Giegler et G.B. Bianchie, Milano 1819 - Ed. 1819-1923. 19 volumes complete. Publishers half-linen-binding, goldprint on the spine, black board, violet spine, 10x14, all volumes about 10 000 pages, 95 maps. Interior all volumes are very clean and in a very good condition, also the maps. Some volumes are few scuffed on the board or on the spine. Good/very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Malota.Buchhandlung F.Malotas Nfg. GmbH]
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        Organon der Heilkunst.

      - Zweite Auflage. - Dresden, in der Arnoldschen Buchhandlung, 1819, 8°, 374, (2) pp., Halbledereinband der Zeit. Zweite Auflage, sehr seltene erste Abdruck!*) - - "Bei der zweiten Auflage 1819 ging dann Hahnemann - rein äußerlich betrachtet - schon auf der Titelseite einen Schritt weiter; er nannte sein Werk schlankweg "Organon der Heilkunst". Damit wollte er zum Ausdruck bringen, daß er keine andere Heilkunde anerkenne, als die seinige, und daß nur sie die einzige und wahre Kunst sei." - - "Auch das Motto änderst er. De ersten Auflage hatte er das Gellertsche Wort mit auf den Weg gegeben: "Die Wahrheit, die wir alle nötig haben, die uns als Menschen glücklich macht, ward von der weissen Hand, die sie uns zugedacht , nur leicht verdeckt, nicht tief vergraben." - - "Bei der zweiten Auflage aber setzte er die Worte "Aude sapere" - "wage, zu Wissen" oder wie Hahnemann es kurz und treffend einmal selbst verdeutsch hat: "Habe das Herz, Einsicht zu haben" - auf die Titelseite. Damit wollte er seine Fachgenossen aufrütteln und ihnen zurufen: "Fasset nur erst den herzhaften Entschluß, gewinnt's über euch und bebet nicht vor den Schwierigkeiten zurück." Richard Haehl. Organon, (6. Auflage), Einleitung - - *) Auf dem Titelblatt: "Nachricht für den Käufer: Der Haupttiel auf Velinpapier, mit dem Bildniß des Herrn Verfassers, wird zu Michaeli d. J. unentgeldlich nachgeliefert." Arnoldische Buchhandlung. - - Schmidt No. 4 (diese Variante unbekannt; siehe Interimstitelabbildung p.45) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALS - An Hufeland gerichteter eigenhändiger Brief des Kronprinzen und späteren Königs Christian VIII. von Dänemark (1786-1848).

      - Kassel 4.XI.1819. 2 Seiten 4°. Leicht gebräunt, kleine Einrisse mit säurefreiem Transparentpapier sauber hinterlegt. Der dänische Kronprinz bittet Hufeland um Rat, wo er mit seiner kränkelnden Frau Karoline geb. Prinzessin Karoline von Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg den Winter verbringen solle. - - "Hr. Statsrath Hufeland! Ich kann nicht unterlassen auch von hier aus, so wie meine Frau es schon aus Frankfurt gethan haben wird, unsre Verlegenheit zu erwähnen keine Bestimmung wegen den Winteraufenthalt oder einer etwaigen Rejse fassen zu können bis wir die Antwort des Hr. Statsraths erhalten haben. Wir wissen dass Ihre Abwesenheit diese verspäthet hat, aber es ist uns von großer Wichtigkeit keine Zeit zu verlieren da der Winter herannaht und einer jeden Rejse beschwerlich macht, besonders wenn Sie den Winter Aufenthalt in ein milderes Clima nicht nöthig hielten und wir uns gegen Norden wenden sollten. Nachdem was meine Frau Ihnen aber geschrieben haben wird trage ich beynahe keinen Zwejfel daß Sie einen Winter Aufenthalt in ein gemässigteres Clima als für die Gesundheit meiner Frau am zuträglichsten anrathen, besonders da Sie viel Zutrauen darinn setzt und es auch von Copenhagen gewilfahret ist auf den Fall daß es als nothwendig gerathen wird. Den Ort des Aufenthalts wird demnach seyn, und ich vermuthe das Florenz oder Neapel nicht als unzweckmässig angesehen werden wird - fals wir auch mit dem südlichen Frankreich anfangen sollten. - - Ich wollte übrigens wünschen daß Sie meine Frau sähen; die Cur in Ems hat Ihr auffallend wohl gethan und Sie hat ein sehr blühendes Ansehn, nur Zutrauen an die Gesundheit fehlt und rejtzbare Nerven bringen oft eine gar zu melancolische Stimmung hervor - die nur durch Zerstreuhung überwunden werden kann. - - Meine Bitte ist dass Sie meiner Frau unverzüglich Ihre Ansicht eröfnen mögen, der Brief wird Ihr in Frankfurt am Mayn antreffen. - - Meine Gesundheit läst Gottlob nichts zu wünschen übrig. - - Von Ihre Famille Hr. Staatsrath, wünsche ich erinnert zu seyn indem ich mit ausgezeichneter Hochachtung verbleibe Ihr - - freundwilligster - - Christian Frederik - Prinz v Dännemark" - - - Der für die Naturwissenschaften ebenso wie für die Künste begeisterte Prinz besuchte in Kassel seine Schwester Charlotte, die mit dem Landgrafen Wilhelm von Hessen-Kassel verheiratet war. 1839 folgte er als Christian VIII. seinem Vetter Friedrich VI. auf dem dänischen Thron, mit Prinzessin Karoline war er seit 1815 in zweiter Ehe verheiratet. - - Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland (1762-1836), einer der angesehensten Ärzte seiner Zeit - wie auch dieser Brief belegt -, war seit 1809 Professor für spezielle Pathologie und Therapie an der neugegründeten Friedrich Wilhelms-Universität in Berlin und seit 1810 Staatsrat in der Medizinalsektion.

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        "Costumes des environs du Lac de Neuchatel" originale, handkolorierte Radierung ca. 20,5x15,5cm; montiert auf grauem Karton (29x23,5cm) mit vorgedruckter Rahmung und motierter Titelei in französischer Sprache; Birmann & Huber Basel 1819

      . Das dekorative Blatt aus der seltenen Reihe: Collection de Costumes Suisses des XXII Cantons..

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        Vue du grand Bend, dans la forêt de Belgrade]

      P. Didot l'ainé, Paris 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Travels in England, France, Spain, and the Barbary States in the years 1813-14 and 15.

      Kirk and Mercein; London: John Miller, New York 1819 - First edition, 8vo, pp. vi, [2], 431, [1], xlvii; engraved frontis portrait and 4 engraved plates (3 with contemporary hand-coloring and 1 folding); contemporary full sheep, red morocco label on gilt-paneled spine; spine scuffed and with a small chip out at the top, minor foxing; all else good and sound, with the full compliment of plates in an unusual colored state. Early ownership signature of "Richard L. Schieffelin, New York, 1819." Noah (1785-1851) was a lawyer, playwright, and journalist. He was born in Philadelphia of Portuguese-Jewish ancestry. "In 1813 [he] was appointed consul to Tunis, with a special mission to Algers. He was instructed to negotiate for the release of some Americans held as prisoners by the Algerine pirates. On May 23, 1813, he sailed from Charleston, but his vessel being captured by the British, he was taken to England and detained two months. In October he arrived in Cadiz, where he contracted with Richard R. Keene, an American who had become a Spanish subject, to affect the release of the twelve Americans . After being detained in France and Spain for more than a year, Noah finally arrived in Tunis. On July 30, 1815, he received a letter from James Monroe, secretary of state, revoking his commission and hinting at irregularities in his accounts. Monroe's treatment of Noah was never satisfactorily explained, though his association with Keene, who had been accused of treason, was doubtless detrimental . In January 1817, however, Noah received a letter from the Department o State which vindicated his conduct and returned several thousand dollars due him in the enterprise which resulted in the release of the American captives" (DAB). Rosenbach 205; American Travellers Abroad, N17. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        GROUPS OF FLOWERS [GROUPS OF FRUIT . . . SIX BIRDS] DRAWN AND ACCURATELY COLOURED AFTER NATURE, WITH FULL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE YOUNG ARTIST

      London: Published by Thomas McLean, 1819. Second Edition n. Hardcover. With Pleasing Hand-Colored Plates and in Remarkable Condition. 368 x 273 mm (14 1/2 x 10 3/4"). [26] leaves of text, including 3 pp. ads. Three parts in one volume. Second Edition. SPLENDID CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH RED STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, ELABORATELY TOOLED IN GILT AND BLIND, covers with concentric filigree frames in alternating gilt and blind tooling, raised bands, spine panels intricately gilt with two large lozenges formed by rectangular and triangular tools surrounded by curling botanical ornaments, turn-ins gilt, all edges gilt. In an excellent recent matching morocco-lipped slipcase. With 36 very appealing illustrations, being 18 engravings (six flowers, six fruits, six birds), each in two states (monochrome and fully hand colored). Dunthorne 53-55; Sitwell "Fine Bird Books," p. 82. Text leaves with faint mottled foxing and minor browning and off-setting, just a few plates with negligible faint spots or smudges, otherwise A WONDERFUL COPY, THE ORIGINAL SPARKLING BINDING IN AN AMAZING STATE OF PRESERVATION. This is a sumptuously bound copy of three manuals intended to teach the art of drawing to young persons, written by the accomplished botanical painter who produced the renowned "Pomona Britannia." In an earlier career, Brookshaw (ca. 1751-1823) was a successful London cabinet-maker whose painted Neoclassical furniture attracted such titled enthusiasts as the Duke of Devonshire and the Prince of Wales, but he suddenly abandoned this livelihood in the 1790s. Art historian Lucy Wood speculates that the sudden change was prompted by involvement in a financial or sexual scandal, as he also parted company with his (wealthy) wife around this time. He spent a decade living under the name "G. Brown," teaching flower painting to refined young ladies before producing his first manual, "A New Treatise of Flower Painting," which was finally issued under his real name in 1816. The three guides that make up the present volume were intended as a supplement to that work, and they expand the subjects covered to fruit and birds. In the preface to this work, Brookshaw observes that flower painting is a "peculiarly appropriate" accomplishment that may be obtained "without the expense of a Master, a few elementary instructions, and good copies being sufficient." The plates here are more highly finished than the examples in his original "Treatise," in order to "lead the young artist onward in a progressive line of improvement." Fruits and birds are added to offer a new challenge for the pupil, and Brookshaw notes that while avian subjects lack the variety of botanical ones, they compensate with "the inifinite number of attitudes they assume." Our elaborate and immaculately preserved binding is testament that our volume was never used as a drawing manual, but was more likely enjoyed for its own merits as an attractive object.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        ROSALIND AND HELEN, A MODERN ECLOGUE; WITH OTHER POEMS

      London: C. and J. Ollier, 1819. FIRST EDITION n. Hardcover. 229 x 146 mm (9 x 5 3/4"). vii, [i], 92 pp. FIRST EDITION. ELEGANT DARK BLUE-GRAY CRUSHED MOROCCO, RICHLY GILT, BY ZAEHNSDORF (stamp-signed in gilt on front doublure, and with the firm's special stamped oval on the rear free endleaf), covers with a frame of 12 parallel gilt rules, these interweaving in a complex knot design at corners, graceful sprays of leafy branches emanating from the inner and outer corners; raised bands, spine compartments with either an olive branch or a gilt strapwork centerpiece, turn-ins with five parallel gilt fillets, LOVELY IVORY MOROCCO DOUBLURES featuring elaborate whorls of gilt vines bearing azured gilt foliage with inlays of blue-gray morocco, matching blue morocco endleaves, all edges gilt. Verso of front free endleaf with engraved bookplate of Roderick Terry (see below). Granniss 49; Tinker 1897; Ashley Library V, 68. Mild spotting to final text leaf, otherwise only the most trivial imperfections: A VERY FINE COPY, the text with no signs of use, and the animated decorative binding lustrous and unworn. This is an extremely desirable combination of a first edition from a major Romantic poet, a wonderful binding by a renowned English bindery, and a distinguished provenance. Written after Shelley had left England for good and with a preface dated at Naples, December 20, 1818, "Rosalind and Helen" tells the story of two lovers--apparently based on Percy and Mary Shelley--whose love is sacred and justified, though unconsecrated by marriage. One of the "Other Poems" included here is the well-known "Ozymandias," a sonnet exploring the impermanence of grandeur (a piece apparently inspired by the British Museum's acquisition of a massive Egyptian statue of Ramesses II). Even for Zaehnsdorf work, the binding here is an exceptional showpiece, as it contrasts three elegant styles--the tensely interlaced cover frames, the graceful leafy sprays that serve as flanking accompaniment, and the lively and fanciful doublures that represent leaves and buds, but look and feel more like butterflies. Roderick Terry (1849-1933) was an American bibliophile of the first rank who chose beautiful and substantial items with considered discrimination. He collected works in various fields, but his library was especially strong in English literature: he owned the four Folios, along with many important Byron, Lamb, Spenser, and Milton volumes. His library was also strong in Americana, including among its holdings a complete set of autographs of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Dickinson characterizes him as "a connoisseur in the grand old tradition of the 19th century. His library reflected his eclectic tastes and [his] cultivated good judgment.".

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        A classical and topographical tour through Greece, during the yeaers 1801, 1805, and 1806.

      London, Rodwell and Martin, 1819.. 2 vol. 27,3x21 cm. XII S., 1 Bl., X, 587 S.; VII, 537 S. Mit 1 gefalt. Karte und 66 (6 doppelblattgr. und 2 handkolor.) Kupfertafeln und 48 Holzschnitten im Text. HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit mit je 2 Rückenschildern und wenig Rückenvergoldung.. Erste Ausgabe. - Der aus Dublin stammende Reiseschriftsteller und Altertumsforscher Edward Dodwell (1767-1832) bereiste nach seiner Ausbildung am Trinity College in Cambrigde 1801 in Begleitung des schottischen Architekten und Zeichners Sir William Gell die Ionischen Inseln und Troas. 1805, formell Kriegsgefangener der Franzosen, erhielt er eine Reisegenehmigung und besuchte, in Begleitung der italienischen Künstlerin Simone Pomardi, das griechische Festland und die Ionischen Inseln. Seine Berichte beschreiben sowohl das klassische als auch das moderne Griechenland. - (Die Karte gebräunt und im Falz eingerissen. Die meisten Tafeln gebräunt, einige fleckig. 2 Bl. mit kleinen Randeinrissen. Text grösstenteils sauber).

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Memoirs Illustrative of the Life and Writings of John Evelyn, Author of The Sylva. In two volumes

      London - Henry Colburn 1819 - A rich wealth of information about the goings-on of the seventeenth century, from the perspective of a gardener and diarist. Second Edition. The whole now published from the first MSS. 'Comprising his diary, from the year 1641 to 1705-6, and a selection of his familiar letters. To which is subjoined, the private correspondence between King Charles I. and his secretary of state, Sir Edward Nicholas, whilst His Majesty was in Scotland, 1641, and at other times during the Civil War; also between Sir Edward Hyde, afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, ambassador to the court of France, in the time of Kind Charles I. and the usurpation'. With frontispieces to both volumes, one portrait of John Evelyn and one of his wife Mary, and ten further plates collated complete. Including a double page spread pedigree chart of the Evelyn family, two engravings showing interior and exterior of 'Wotton Church, Surry', engraving depicting a view of the burial place of the Evelyn family, double page spread engraving of Wotton in Surry, the seat of John Evelyn, an engraved portrait of Meliora Retinete, double page spread map of Deptford, 1623 from an original pen and ink sketch by John Evelyn, a sketch of John Evelyn's house, portrait of Sir Edward Nicholas, secretary of King Charles I and II, and a portrait of Sir Richard Browne, ambassador for King Charles I and II to the court of France. Complete in two volumes. John Evelyn (31 October 1620 27 February 1706) was an English writer, gardener and diarist. Evelyn's diaries or Memoirs are largely contemporaneous with those of the other noted diarist of the time, Samuel Pepys, and cast considerable light on the art, culture and politics of the time (he witnessed the deaths of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell, the last Great Plague of London, and the Great Fire of London in 1666). Condition: In half calf bindings. Externally very good, just a little shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and intermittently clean, some instances of light foxing, usually marginal, heavier to titles and frontispieces. The odd dust mark. Title page of volume I has been rebacked. Large closed tear to page 309 of volume II. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes-ovipares (tome 1). Histoire naturelle des poissons (tomes 2 à 5).

      RAPET 1819 - Histoire naturelle des quadrupèdes-ovipares (tome 1). Histoire naturelle des poissons (tomes 2 à 5). - Suite et complément des oeuvres de Buffon.‎ Paris, Rapet, 1819, 5 volumes, in-8, reliés veau glacé. Seconde édition. Tome1 :620 pages et portrait de Lacepède en frontispice et 22 planches de tortues, batraciens, lézards et serpents ; tome 2 :561 pages et 24 planches (poissons) ; tome 3 : 527 pages et 24 planches (poissons) ; tome 4 : 585 pages et 22 planches (poissons) ; tome 5 :588 pages et 23 planches (poissons et cétacés). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Groups of flowers . . with full directions for the young artist. - Groups of fruit. - Six birds

      London: Turner & Hadley for Thomas McLean, 1819 - Second edition. Folio. Three parts in one volume. 36 engraved plates, of which 18 are hand colored. Contemporary olive half morocco gilt, brown boards, morocco gilt label on front cover. Some slight offsetting, occasional light foxing and browning to text. Dunthorne 53-55; Nissen BBI 246 (note) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Geschichte des Klosters zum Heil. Kreutz in Donauwörth. 3 in 4 Bänden.

      Donauwörth Sebastian Sedlmayr (I/II) und Anton Krieger (III) -29 1819 - XXIV, 422 S., 1 Bl.; XIV, 617; XX S., 1 Bl., 618 S., 1 Bl.; VIII S., 1 Bl., 448 S. Mit 7 Kupfertafeln, 6 lithographischen Tafeln und gefalteter Stammtafel. 8° (19,5 x 12,5 cm). Marmoriertes Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und zwei farbigen Rückenschildern. Die grundlegende Geschichte von Heilig Kreuz, verfaßt vom letzten Abt des Klosters (1756-1840), komplett wie vorliegend nur schwer auffindbar. - Die Tafeln zeigen unter anderem die Überreste der Burg Mangoldstein im Jahr 1818, Burg Mangoldstein von ihrer Nordseite, "nach einer uralten Original-Zeichnung" sowie Kloster Heilig Kreuz im Jahr 1803 von seiner Mittagseite. - Etwas stockfleckig, vereinzelt auch stärker, die Titel mit handschriftlicher Numerierung im oberen Rand. Die hübschen Einbände wenig berieben, die Hinterdeckel jeweils mit Schabstelle am oberen Rand durch ein abgelöstes Etikett, vereinzelte kleine Wurmspuren, das Rückenschild mit der Bandbezeichnung zu Band 4 teils abgesplittert, Bandnummer aber noch vorhanden. Schönes Exemplar. *Lentner 7518. Pfister 3966. 1600 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Letter to Viscount Sidmouth ... on the Transportation Laws, the State of the Hulks, and of the Colonies in New South Wales

      London: J. Ridgway, 1819. Octavo, with a folding table; a fine copy, bound without the half-title in traditional half calf. Bennet's attack on the convict system during Macquarie's administration. Scarce first edition of Bennet's scathing attack on the convict system under Governor Macquarie. This work is one of the more significant contemporary accounts of convict discipline, and is considered an essential document of the Macquarie era, not least as it prompted Macquarie's own response. Henry Bennet (1777-1836) was a British parliamentarian who began a crusade for penitentiary reform that culminated in 1816. His "efforts 'to diminish the sum of human misery' adorn the history of English criminal law. No retributory institution, prison, hulk, penal colony, or penitentiary adequately combined punishment with reformation: he and his select committees exposed them, but to little avail" (ODB). The scope of his inquiry was both broad and enlightened, and included the conflation of political prisoners with felons and the plight of insane persons. Nor surprisingly, the penal colony at New South Wales was attacked as a dumping ground. Bennet writes in his {i Letter to Viscount Sidmouth} 'to get rid of the miserable objects of legal punishment constituted the sole occupation of these administrators of our penal law; and when the grave closed on some, and the distance of half the globe prevented the cries of the others of the victims we banished from our shores from being heard in England , these artificers of death, moral and physical, were satisfied the law had taken its course…' Bennet was manipulated and sometimes misinformed by enemies of Macquarie (including the sanctimonious and vitriolic 'flogging parson' Samuel Marsden). Nonetheless, his {i Letter to Viscount Sidmouth} reflects deep contemporary concern with the problematic role of New South Wales as a place of both punishment and reform.

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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

      R. Pollard & Sons, London 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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        Map of the County of Middlesex, from an Actual Survey made in The Years 1818 & 1819 .

      London, by the Proprietors G. Pringle and C. Greenwood, 1819 - 1260 × 1305 mm, 4 sheets joined, original outline colour, dissected and mounted on linen, marbled endpapers, in original calf bookform box, spine with red morocco label. Two small spots to one section above the engraved area, some wear to box, a very good copy. First Edition, one of the earliest of the fine series of county maps by Christopher Greenwood (1786–1855), whose first publication was a survey of Yorkshire (Wakefield, 1817–18). He moved to London in 1818 and set about mapping England at one inch to one mile, and Wales at three-quarters of an inch to one mile, coming closer to doing so than any other map maker since his fellow Yorkshireman, Christopher Saxton, in the 1570s: "it was an astonishing achievement for a private surveyor in so short a time The majority of these surveys anticipated publication of the sheets of the Ordnance Survey. Even where the Ordnance Survey published their maps first, Greenwood did not slavishly copy the work, but offered a distinctive style and some additional information; not least of the attractions of his maps was the high standard of the engraving" (ODNB). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Engraved Document signed by President Monroe, on vellum

      [Washington, april 18, 1819. Folio (9-1/2 x 12 in.). Being a grant of land to James L. Cushman, Private in the Eleventh Regiment. With woodcut vignette at head. Embossed paper seal intact. Small hole in center of document. Matted and framed . Countersigned by Joshua Meigs, Commissioner of the General Land Office

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        Observations on Penal Jurisprudence, And the Reformation of Criminals

      1819. An Important English Penal Reformer Roscoe, William [1753-1831]. Observations on Penal Jurisprudence, And the Reformation of Criminals. With an Appendix; Containing the Latest Reports of the State-Prisons or Penitentiaries of Philadelphia, New-York, and Massachusetts; And Other Documents. London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1819. iv, 179, [1], 144 pp. Two folding tables. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary gray paper boards, contrasting printed paper spine label, untrimmed edges. A few inkstains, moderate rubbing with wear to spine ends and corners, front joint cracked but secure, rear joint starting. Early armorial bookplate and shelf label to front pastedown, most signatures uncut, internally fresh. * Only edition. The early nineteenth century was a watershed period in the history of penology. Many important contributions were made at this time by such luminaries as Bentham, Lieber, Livingston and Tocqueville. Roscoe's work was equally important. Believing that retribution should play no part in criminal jurisprudence, he advocated milder punishments, believing they would reform the criminal. He later published two companion volumes, Additional Observations on Penal Jurisprudence, And the Reformation of Criminals (1823) and Observations on Penal Jurisprudence, And the Reformation of Criminals, Part III (1825). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:307.

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        Sammlung alter und neuer Lieder an den Gräbern unserer Entschlafenen, wie auch zur täglichen Vorbereitung auf den Tod, in Krankheit und am Sterbebette zu gebrauchen, nebst trostreichen Bibelsprüchen und Gedanken aus andern erbaulichen Schriften für die Hinterlassenen von M. Karl Gottlob Willkomm, Pfarrer zu Herwigsdorf bei Zittau. Mit Königl. Sächs. allergnädigster Freiheit.

      Zittau u. Leipzig: bei Johann David Schöps, Buchhändler 1819.. XII, 180 Seiten, Fadenheftung, Format 11 x 17,8 cm, alter privater Ganzledereinband.. * Zweispaltiger Druck, Farbschnitt ringsum. Auf dem vorderen Deckel sind die Buchstaben "GF P." eingeprägt, sowie die Jahreszahl 1840. Erhaltung: Das Leder am Rücken etwas beschabt, aber ohne jeden Einriss (braucht etwas Lederfett). Keine Braunflecken, nur am Schnitt ein einzelner eingetrockneter Fleck an den ersten 5 Blättern. Unverwüstliche Papierqualität wie bei fast allen Drucken aus jener Zeit. Insgesamt ein sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.++++++++++++++++ Weitere thematische Liederbücher - und andere Musik-Literatur - finden Sie im Katalog unseres Antiquariats innerhalb der Kategorie "Musik".

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        Le Drapeau Blanc

      J.G. Dentu, Paris 1819 - MARTAINVILLE et Plusieurs Hommes de Lettres.Le Drapeau Blanc.Paris. J.G. Dentu. 1819.2 volumes fort in-8 ( 20,5 / 13 cm ) demi veau blond. Dos lisse orné de guirlandes dorées en place des nerfs, en tête et queue. Titre et tomaison dorés sur pièces de basane rouge. Fleurons dorés entre les guirlandes.Tome I. 568 pages.Avant propos. Politique intérieure : De l'ancien et du nouveau ministère par Martainville. Quelques idées sur la responsabilité ministérielle par Sarran.Correspondance.Nouvelles diverses.Mélanges.Vive le Roi quand même ! par Martainville.Le vingt et un janvier par Méjan.Nécrologie. Poésies. etc.Tome II. 568 pages.Introduction au 2eme volume par Martainville.Sujet de triomphe pour les vaincus par Jouffroy.Sur les propositions de lois relatives à la liberté de la presse. Du pouvoir royal. Lettre d'un jeune protestant nommé Edmond Brice. Protestation des Royalistes contre l'établissement du pouvoir absolu. Le Drapeau Blanc quotidien. De la retraite des étrangers et de l'invasion du jacobinisme sous le dernier ministère. etc.Poésies. Mélanges. Texte du Jugement rendu par la Cour royale de Paris dans l'affaire du Général Canuel et des Sieurs Fabvier et Sainneville.24 Livraisons de ce périodique royaliste reliées en 2 volumes en format in-8. Périodiques Royalisme.

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        Chemische Unterhaltung. Eine Sammlung merkwürdiger und lehrreicher Erzeugnisse der Erfahrungschemie.

      Kopenhagen, Bonnier, 1819.. (19 x 11,5 cm). XII, 235 S. Mit 2 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 1 gefalteten Tabelle. Pappband der Zeit.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. U.a. mit Kapitel über Farben, sympathetische Tinten, Knallgold, Vergoldung etc. - Accum (1769-1838), Professor für Chemie am Surrey-Institut in London und später Lehrer am Gewerbe-Institut und an der Bauakademie in Berlin, hat sich besonders durch die Förderung der Leuchtgasfabrikation, das Vorgehen gegen Lebensmittelverfälschungen und die Popularisierung der Chemie auf der Grundlage der Lavoisierschen Theorie große Verdienste erworden. - Stempel auf Titel. Einband gering berieben. Oberes Kapital abgestoßen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - DSB 1, 43

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        The Chirurgical Works of Percivall Pott ... with his last corrections ...., 2 vols

      Philadelphia, 1819. First American Edition. Full contemp. calf. Good; rebacked; some spotting and browning; contemporary pencil notes and underlining. 8vo. There are 15  plates. A very important compilation of the author's surgical works (with final additions and commentary) that includes his remarks on paralysis and the spinal cord (fully illustrated). Austin # 1556; see G - M for the author's entries.

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        Recueil Des Eloges Historiques Lus Dans Les Scéances Publiques De l'Institut Royal De France (3 volumes)

      F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg, Paris 1819 - 3 volumes en reliure d'époque, dos lisse avec filets dorés et noirs, pièces de titres rouges, plats marbrés. Tome 1: éloges historiques des membres de l'Académie Royale des sciences de 1800 à 1810, avertissement viij p, 430p, table. Tome 2: de 1811 à 1818, 484p. Tome 3: de 1820 à 1827, 506p. Très légères salissures sur dos, infime manque à la coiffe supérieure du tome 1. Bel ensemble. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vitis vinifera, Vigne cultivée. var. Chasselas doré. T.7 No.62.

      Paris. 1819 - Stipple engraving. Printed colour, hand finished. Mounted size: 39 x 48 cm. Very good condition. Presented in museum quality cream mount Duhamel du Monceau was one of the outstanding botanists and horticulturists of the 18th century. Redouté and his pupil Bessa were to draw all the images for this great work. Both artists studied under Gerald von Spaendonck, the great flower painter of France's Le Jardin du Roi. To produce the plates a team of 29 engravers were employed. NOUVEAU DUHAMEL OU TRAITÉ DES ARBRES ET ARBUSTES que l'on cultive en France.

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        Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee with a Statistical Account of that Kingdom, and Geographical Notices of Other Parts of the Interior of Africa.

      London John Murray 1819 - Uncut in Original Boards With Seven Hand-Colored Aquatint Plates BOWDICH, T[homas] Edward. Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee, with a Statistical Account of that Kingdom, and Geographical Notices of Other Parts of the Interior of Africa. London: John Murray, 1819. First edition. Quarto (11 5/16 x 9 inches; 288 x 227 mm). viii, [2], 512 pp. Complete with half-title. Two engraved maps (including folding frontispiece map), folding engraved Arabic Circular plate, seven hand-colored aquatint plates (including two folding) containing ten views, wood-engraved "Ichonographical Sketch," and three leaves of engraved music. Text watermarked 1817 and 1818, engraved map watermarked 1818. Uncut in the original boards, original printed paper spine label. Minor offsetting from second map. Contemporary owner's declaration on front free endpaper (dated 1820). Head of the spine with a small repair. Slight extremity and joint wear. Paper spine label with a small chip. Cloth clamshell case. With previous owners book plate on inside of the case. A superb copy; tall, clean and uncut. "The work in which he records the results of his Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee (1819) was received with enthusiasm, and his account of a people hitherto unknown and their ‘warlike barbaric splendour’ excited widespread interest." Abbey, Travel, 279. Tooley 95. HBS 64969. $8,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Nubia; by the late John Lewis Burckhardt. Published by the association for promoting the discovery of the interior parts of Africa. With maps &c.

      London : John Murray., 1819.. XCII, 543 p., 3 maps (2 folding). Cloth.. Good. Cover very slightly worn and soiled. Cover of later time (ca. 1920). Few pages with slightly foxed paper, especially the maps. 1 fold out map with 3 cm tear. Marbled edges. First edition.

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        The Cenci. A Tragedy, in Five Acts

      Italy: for C. and J. Ollier, 1819. FIRST EDITION. 1 volume, (xiv)104pp., One of 250 copies. Bound in fine full maroon morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, covers triple ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt by Riviere. A beautiful copy in excellent condition. Shelley's verse tragedy proved an unexpected publishing sensation, despite its action being far too lurid for the London stage.

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        Mémoires sur l'Expédition de Quiberon précédés d'une notice sur l'Emigration de 1791 et sur les trois Campagnes de 1792, 1793, 1794

      Paris, Le Normant 1819 - 246, 374pp. Bon Etat. Deux vol. , demi veau chataîgne de l'époque, dos lisses ornés, présence de rousseurs en début et fin d'ouvrages. Edition originale. Témoignage incontournable sur l'expédition de Quiberon. Récit d'un des rescapé du désastre de Quiberon. Le plan et la carte annoncés au titre n'ont jamais été publiés (Fierro 1477 -Lemière) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Penn Family

      London, 1819. 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. 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.

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        Narrative of A Voyage to the Spanish Main, in the Ship "Two Friends;

      London, for John Miller,, 1819. The occupation of Amelia Island, by McGregor, &c. – Sketches of the Province of East Florida; and anecdotes illustrative of habits and manners of the Seminole Indians: with an Appendix, containing a detail of the Seminole War, and the execution of Arbuthnot and Ambrister. Octavo (213 × 128 mm). Fine recent binding of full brown morocco, spine richly gilt in compartments, covers with central panel infilled with gilt motifs and circles, ruled around in gilt and in black, by Hembra. With the half-title. Early inkstamps of King's Inns Library, Dublin to title verso and at foot of last leaf verso. A touch of foxing to outer leaves, else clean and fresh, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First Edition of this anonymous account, "Almost entirely devoted to events in Florida during its last days under Spain, including the best narration of Captain McGregor's filibustering seizure of Amelia Island, account of Seminole Indians, etc." (Howes).

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        ORDENANZAS DE LA ILUSTRE UNIVERSIDAD Y CASA DE CONTRATACION DE LA M.N. Y M.L. VILLA DE BILBAO, aprobadas y confirmadas por las Magestades de los Sres. D. Felipe V y D. Fernando VII

      - Madrid, Imp. Miguel de Burgos, 1819, folio piel, 2 h.+395 págs. + 1 grabado. (Buena encuadernación, lomo y planos dorados)

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        Das Kirschenpflücken. Bleistift, mit Tuschrand eingefaßt.

      1819.. Monogrammiert "CS"(legiert) und datiert "1819". 12,7 x 7,9 cm. Die kleine, voll ausgeführte Zeichnung zeugt von Schroeters Talent im Bereich der Genremalerei. Sie zeigt die Familie, die sich in ihrem Garten um den Kirschbaum versammelt hat. Drei der Kinder sind in den Baum geklettert; Vater und Mutter helfen mit den Kleinsten beim Einsammeln der geernteten Früchte. Die Figuren und der Baum sind detailliert gezeichnet, links im Hintergrund ist das Wohnhaus skizzenhaft angedeutet. - C. Schroeter war seit 1811 Schüler der Akademie in Leipzig, studierte dann bei Pochmanns in Dresden und kehrte 1819 nach Leipzig zurück. Zunächst als Portraitmaler tätig, malte er ein Bild "Mutter und Tochter spinnend und klöppelnd", damit hatte er so großen Erfolg, dass er sich von nun an ganz der Genremalerei widmete. Verso mit unbekanntem Sammlerstempel "WKD" (Lugt 2634). - Verso am Oberrand Monierungsreste.

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        A new chart of the Coast of Brazil from Maranham to Rio de Janeiro

      1819 - A quintessential British chart of the Brazilian Coast, with inset maps of the most important Provinces. 1819. London. Working nautical chart with pencil notes, cleaned and backed in new linen, a few wormholes barely perceptible. 1320 mm x 660 mm. Norie’s is a splendid map of the coast of Brazil, extending from the Marañon to Rio de Janeiro. Features six inset maps of Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro from the harbor, Bahia, S. Marcos Bay, Fernando de Noronha and S. Louis de Maranham; and coastal profiles that aided navigators identify important landmarks. The cartouche is highly decorative and shows an agricultural theme. By the time the chart was published, Brazil was already a considerable power, fomented by the fact that the Portuguese court had moved to Rio de Janeiro after being “expelled” from Portugal, reestablishing in the colonial seat of Rio. This decision, along with the considerable development Brazil would undertake in the early 19th century, brought an ever-growing interest in the region from Europeans: this chart reflects that. The chart was first compiled under William Heather in 1810; this is a new edition, which contains updates and revisions. Extremely rare, only one other copy in OCLC, a fact that might be explained by the fact that Norie is known for publishing more specific regional charts of Brazil in the 1820’s. Norie (1772 – 1843) was a British teacher of navigation, chart maker and publisher of maritime manuals; he commenced his activities under Heather, who was a prominent purveyor and publisher of nautical charts & pilots, in 1765, he took over Mount and Page’s firm. Norie’s was an industrial man; he soon converted the firm he took from his mentor (Heather) into a very profitable one. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Signed Twice! Carte-de-visite photograph of Mrs. Robert E. Lee, Martha Washington?s great-granddaughter

      n.p., n.d. Carte-de-visite Photograph Signed ?M.C. Lee? on lower mount. Sepia, 2.25? x 3.5? image, overall, 2.5? x 3.75?. Imprint on verso: ?Stonewall / Art Gallery. / Boude & Miley, / Lexington, / Va.? Above imprint, penned by Mrs. Lee: ?For my kind though / unknown friend / T.L. Jones / M.C. Lee.? Fading and toning to image, trimmed at top edge. Mounting remnants on verso. Vey Good condition.Mrs. Robert E. Lee?s ?kind though unknown friend? was Thomas Laurens Jones (1819-1887). Born in North Carolina and raised in South Carolina, T.L. Jones moved to Kentucky in 1849 became a member of the Kentucky Legislature (1853-1855). Even though he opposed secession, he was arrested in 1862 as a Southern sympathizer and was imprisoned for three months at the Newport Barracks in Kentucky and at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio. After the war, he was elected as a Democrat to represent Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives (1867-1871, 1875-1877).Mary Custis was Martha

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        Traité de la Géométrie Descriptive. [with:] Planches Gravées par Ambroise Tardieu. [Two volumes in one.]

      Paris: the widow Courcier 1819 - FIRST EDITION, lithographed portrait frontispiece of Monge, engraved title-page to the atlas, this comprising 60 engraved plates, 3 double-page, minor damp-stain in upper outer corner towards end, a little offsetting of the plates, pp. xx, 355, 4to, contemporary half calf, corners worn, good Vallée (1784-1864) was a pupil of Monge, and supplied in this and other works what Monge had not, application of Géométrie Descriptive for artists, sculptors and architects. He himself became a distiguished engineer.

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        Manuscript Archive of the Rev. Joseph Templeton and family, of St. Louis, Missouri, including correspondence, land documents, business, legal and personal papers, dated 1810s- 1910s.

      - Archive consisting of 166 letters (313 pages), plus approximately 560 pieces of paper ephemera, manuscript and some printed items, of which about concerns land and properties (deeds, grants, property maps, taxes, etc) mostly in St. Louis, and elsewhere, and with about being other business, legal, and personal papers (household and daily expenditure receipts, repairs and services receipts, insurance policies, rent receipts, estate papers, loans, etc.), all dated between the years 1819-1911. The Rev. Joseph Templeton was born at Wheeling, Virginia, about 1805. He studied at Washington & Jefferson College, Class of 1835. He was stated to have been acceptable in society, respectable in studies, active in all religious movements, a complete and very popular man. At school he studied theology, obtained licensure and ordination somewhere in the south, and seems to have preached first at Delmonica, Georgia, and traveled as an evangelist as far as New Orleans. Returning, he settled as pastor at Bowling Green, Kentucky, and did not confine himself closely to his charge, but frequently and with astonishing success, held large meetings over all that part of the state and gathered great multitudes into the churches. He appears to have been pastor at Hopkinsville, at which, and also in a neighboring church, the accessions amounted to hundreds, and the whole country swept with a tide of religious feeling, he had no peer in the country. Rev. Templeton married Eleanor Sharp, daughter of Fidelio C. Sharp, Esq., a man of great wealth and influence. Together the couple had at least five children. From the Presbytery of Muhlenburg he was dismissed to that of St. Louis, where he was received, October 15th, 1844. There he edited a religious paper, supplying churches at the same time. Templeton was listed in the 1845 St. Louis City Directory as pastor of the Fourth Presbyterian Church, 6th & St. Charles Streets (later called the Central Presbyterian Church), founded in 1844. Rev. Templeton helped to organize this church. The 1850 Census shows Templeton in St. Louis, at Delta Home, by himself, listed as 45 yrs old. In 1849 the Rev. Templeton joined the editorial staff of the St. Louis Herald. By 1860 Census, his wife and children are found living with him in St. Louis' 1st Ward. He had personal and real estate of $ 6000 each. Through the money which came into his hands by marriage, Templeton was drawn into business speculation, which gradually absorbed his mind and time and engrossed all his energies, withdrawing him from the duties of the ministry. His Presbytery arraigned him in 1859 for this and graver charges. He frankly admitted and bitterly lamented the charge of secularity but persistently denied the others. He was suspended from the ministry and communion of the church. Returning to Kentucky with his children, he spent the rest of his days at Hopkinsville with his mother-in-law, a devotedly pious woman. His physical system soon became wholly unstrung and he was confined to an invalid's chair, and his time was taken up in pious meditation, conversation, Bible reading, and prayer. Rev. T. C. Tate, still his devoted friend, wrote an affecting account of these habits to the Presbytery of St. Louis, which then, believing that the graver charges had been unfounded and the penalty excessive, promptly reinstated him in the church and ministry, October 14th, 1875. However, Rev. Templeton died that very day and was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky. The vast majority of materials in this archive dates from the period of the 1840s-1860s, with smaller sections from the 1830s, and the time period of 1900-1911 (a later generation of the Templeton family). Of the 166 letters, 11 of them are incomplete. There are no envelopes; however many of the letters are folding letter sheets. [write for further description]

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        Engraved Document signed by President Monroe, on vellum

      [Washington, april 18, 1819 - Countersigned by Joshua Meigs, Commissioner of the General Land Office Folio (9-1/2 x 12 in.). Being a grant of land to James L. Cushman, Private in the Eleventh Regiment. With woodcut vignette at head. Embossed paper seal intact. Small hole in center of document. Matted and framed [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rosalind and Helen A Modern Eclogue; With Other Poems

      C. and J. Olier, London 1819 - vi. [2], 92 + [4] ad pp. Octavo. Early 3/4 red morocco and marbled boards, spine lettered vertically in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, teg. A lovely copy. Contains some of Shelley's greatest verse, including the sonnet "Ozymandias" and his "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [16 copperplate engravings]: Revolution [Tableau de la revolution francaise / Scenes of the French Revolution]

      [Paris: Baudouin Freres. no date - circa 1819]. First. Sixteen engraved plates bound in one octavo volume. Contemporary dark red quarter leather and ribbon-embossed cloth boards, marbled endpapers, and gilt lettered directly on the spine: "Revolution." Moderate wear to the board edges and corners, very good. Sixteen beautifully engraved plates by Francois-Louis Couche, depicting the important events of the French revolution. A unique custom bound volume of untitled plates, as the scenes depicted had become famous when they were printed in Paris, circa 1819, most likely by the publisher Baudouin Freres. Very scarce. The British Library has one custom bound volume of plates from this series with the manuscript title: "Collection des Memoires de la Revolution." Scenes depicted include the Tennis Court Oath, leaders of the revolution delivering speeches before the National Assembly, scenes of military action against crowds in Paris, and other iconic events. The engravings range in size from about 3" x 2" to 3.75" x 2.25". All sixteen are finely detailed and printed. .

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        L'art De Vérifier Les Dates Des Faits Historiques, Des Chartes, Des Chroniques, et Autres Anciens Monuments, Depuis La Naissance De Notre Seigneur (18 volumes).

      Valade, Imprimeur Du Roi, Paris 1819 - Complet des 18 tomes, édition 1818-1819, en reliure d'époque, dos lisse filets et fleurons dorés, pièces de titres noires. Depuis la naissance de notre seigneur, par le moyen d'une table chronologique, où l'on trouve les Olympiades, les années de J. C., de l'ère julienne ou Jules César, etc . etc . Avec deux calendriers perpétuels, le glossaire des dates, le catalogue des saints, le calendrier des juifs, etc. etc . Par un religieux de la congrégation de Saint-Maur. Réimprimé avec des corrections et annotations et continué jusqu'à nos jours par M. de Saint-Allais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RELATION FIDELE ET DETAILLEE DE LA DERNIERE CAMPAGNE DE BUONAPARTE TERMINEE PAR LA BATAILLE DE MONT-SAINT-JEAN DITE DE WATERLOO OU DE LA BELLE-ALLIANCE + RELATION ANGLAISE DE LA BATAILLE DE WATERLOO +BATAILLES DE LEIPSICK + PRECIS DES OPERATIONS DES ARMEES DU RHIN ET DU JURA

      1819 - 1 volume comprenant 4 tomes reliés ensemble (one volume composed of 4 books linked together), reliure plein veau havane brun marbré (binding full calfskin) in-octavo, dos long (spine without raised band) superbement décoré or (gilt decoration) - pièce de titre sur fond rouge avec filet or (red label of title with gilt line), coiffes légèrement défraîchies (head and tail of the spine lightly faded), coins émoussés (corners blunt), roulettes sur les coupes (fillets on the cuts) manque de dorure (blurred gilding), tranches peignées (painting edges) - petite tache d'encre sur la gouttière (small ink mark on the fore-edge), illustrations : planches repliées (folding plates), 107 - IV+87 - iv+112 - VIII+86 pages, 1815 à Paris J. G. Dentu Imprimeur-Libraire - 1815 à Paris Chez A. Tardieu Géographe-Graveur - Chez Madame Veuve Courcier Imprimeur-Libraire - Delaunay Libraire - Pillet Imprimeur-Libraire - Treuttel et Wurtz Libraires - Magimel Libraire - 1814 à Paris J. G. Dentu Imprimeur-Libraire - 1819 à Paris à la Librairie Constitutionnelle de Baudouin Frères, Livre I : Cet ouvrage anonyme parut encore en 1815 (troisième édition), et connut au moins quatre éditions successives. Il fut également édité chez le libraire De Mat à Bruxelles. Barbier, dans son classique "Dictionnaire des Ouvrages anonymes", (Paris 1879) écrit au sujet de ce livre: " Attribué par Quérard, dans la "France littéraire", à René Bourgeois, et dans les "Supercheries littéraires dévoilées" tome III (1870) à F.-Th. Delbare." Henry Houssaye croit qu'il s'agit de Bourgeois, qui aurait été chirurgien attaché à un régiment de cuirassiers. Navez penche pour Delbare. Jean Tulard, dans sa "Bibliographie des Mémoires sur le Consulat et l'Empire", écrit : "Ce dernier ouvrage a été également attribué à Th. Delbare, mais il semble bien de Bourgeois. On y retrouve le même style -modeste- du soldat sur la chute de l'Empire." Commentaire étonnant, car il s'agit de tout autre chose que du témoignage modeste du soldat. ouvrage, d'un grand intérêt pour l'histoire de Waterloo, mérite une analyse plus approfondie. Il me semble qu'il pourrait bien s'agir de la production de plusieurs auteurs, et à mon avis, ils sont d'un grade plus élevé qu'un simple chirurgien de cuirassiers. Les critiques à l'encontre de Napoléon qui se trouvent dans l'ouvrage ressemblent fort à celles de Kellerman, de Baudus, ou du général anonyme qui avait envoyé un rapport à Davout le 20 juin. Tout les détails sont confirmés par d'autres témoignages, et l'impression qui ressort à la lecture de ce texte est qu'il s'agit bien d'un témoignage authentique d'un (ou de plusieurs) militaire(s) de haut grade, encore sous le coup d'une violente indignation suite au désastre dû (selon lui ou eux) au despotisme de Napoléon. Livre II : seconde édition traduite sur la deuxième édition publiée à Londres en Septembre 1815 par Ambroise Tardieu.Livre III : traduit de l'anglais par Frédéric Shoberl sur la huitième édition et accompagnée de notes.Livre IV : suivi du Siège d'Huningue et de l'Insurrection de Strasbourg dirigée par le Sergent Dalouzi plus connu sous le nom de Général Garnison - bon état général malgré les petits défauts signalés (good condition in spite of the smalls defects indicated). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARCHIVE Of LETTERS & DOCUMENTS. Juniata County, Pennsylvania. 1819 - 1854

      1819 - 1854.. Divers dimensions. 89 pieces.. Overall, a VG collection.. 66 handwritten letters and 23 handwritten documents, 6 x 3 in. to 8 x 14 in. (w x h), to and from Adam H. Atkinson of Mexico & Thompsontown, Juniata County, Pennsylvania. The letters and documents are primarily concerned with parcels of land in Pennsylvania, Ohio & Indiana which Atkinson has either recently purchased or was attempting to purchase. Many of the letters were folded to form their own mailer, as was standard practice during this era, and are complete with a postal stamp, often the amount of postage and evidence of a wax seal having been used.Adam H. Atkinson was born in approximately 1818 in Pennsylvania. He was from a well-established family in Thompsontown, Walker Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania. Adam's grandfather, Matthew Atkinson took out, on order of survey No. 4606, November 24, 1767, two hundred and eighty-six acres of land in what was to become Walker Township, Pennsylvania. On May 1, 1813, Matthew Atkinson also took out a warrant for one hundred acres of land in Wayne Township, where he owned additional land as well. On June 29, 1813, he sold one hundred acres to Adam's father, Lukens Atkinson (born in approximately 1784/5), who moved to Wayne Township, Mifflin County to live and eventually die in what became known as Atkinson's Mills. Adam purchased part of the Abraham Lukens tract on April 1, 1842, and by the time of the 1850 census, we find him listed as a farmer, with the value of his land listed at $7,000.00. In this same census, Lukens Atkinson's land is valued at $12,000.00. As is evidenced by the letters and documents in this collection, Adam H. Atkinson was also a land speculator. In 1860, Adam is listed as owning one male slave, aged 23.Adam assisted several families to relocate from Pennsylvania to Ohio, Illinois and Indiana. Some friends of the family even went as far west as the gold fields of California. The letter of Jonathan Lukens (1851) sings the praises of Illinois and tells Adam he is Ã’well pleased with this countryÓ.While most of the correspondence and documents are related to the business of land sales and purchases, rentals and quit claims, there are other documents including bills of sale for Adam and his wife Mary (daughter of Louis Evans and Amelia Groathouse of Delaware Township) in which she has purchased cloth and other household items. Also present are several letters from family members, including his brothers Caleb North Atkinson and J. Atkinson. The six lengthy letters from Lydia E[vans?] Davis of Kirkersville, Ohio, are full of family news and business. From research done, we fully believe that Lydia is a relative of A. H. Atkinson through his wife's family.One very touching letter is that from Adam's son Louis E. Atkinson, aged twelve, written to his mother, Mary, from Airy View Academy in 1853 in which he reports that he is doing well in grammar, arithmetic, geography and other subjects. Louis E. Atkinson (April 16, 1841-February 5, 1910) studied medicine and graduated from the medical department of the College of the City of New York on March 4, 1861. He entered the medical department of the United States Army on September 5, 1861, and served as assistant surgeon in the First Pennsylvania Reserve Cavalry and as surgeon of the One Hundred and Eighty-eight Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry until he mustered out in December 1865. Having been disabled during the war, he did not return to practice medicine but studied law and was admitted to the bar in September 1870. He was elected as a Republican to the House of Representatives in 1883 and served in that capacity until 1893.Taken together, the letters and documents offer the reader fascinating look into life in mid-century Juniata County Pennsylvania, and the movement west of family and friends of Adam H. Atkinson. A detailed inventory of the archive supplied on request.

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        Kronyka czeska

      Jana Ferdynanda z Ssenfeldu, Prague 1819 - Unpaginated. About 150 in-text woodcut illustrations. Facsimile of the first edition of 1541. Leather worn and bumped. Hinges are cracked and very tender. Endpapers have label residue, some soiling and thumbing. Rear free endpaper is chipped at bottom. An early work on Bohemian (Czech) history by a Czech priest and historian who died 1553. The author begins with the arrival of the Czechs (or Slavs) in Bohemia and ends in 1526. Though the Czech text is extensive and lively, the content is less than reliable, the writer apparently making up a few dates out of his head. It did, however, serve as a major source for later historians. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Framed Engraving of J.Q. Adams with signature; signed and dated with documentation of the Department of State with partial seal matted below it.

      12. Nov. 1819 - A handsome engraving of John Quincy Adams from a painting by A.B. Durand. Written in bold thick, black ink below in a special panel: "12.Nov. 1819/ Secry. of State with Doccuments/ Department of State.(Underscored) J.Q. Adams". With piece of red sealing wax in upper left-hand corner of matte. A very handsome piece. J.Q. Adams, the son of John Adams, was Secretary of State from 1817-1825 and was the 6th President of the U.S. from 1825-29. Handsomely matted and framed (13.5" x 8.75") with photograh and signature panels both displayed to advantage. Framed at Goodspeed's Bookshop, Boston on 3/21/80. A handsome engraving of John Quincy Adams from a painting by A.B. Durand and signed.

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