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        A Tiger seizing a Bullock in a Pass. Plate 14 from the Second Elephant Folio edition of ORIENTAL FIELD SPORTS : being a complete, detailed, and accurate description of the WILD SPORTS OF THE EAST...

      London: Printed for Thomas M'Lean by Howlett, 1819. Handcoloured aquatint on J. Whatman paper with accompanying letterpress description on J. Larking rag paper, dated 1817. 18.5 x 23 inches. 47 x 58.5 cm. Sheet size. Engraved by H. Merke, using the same plate as the first edition published by Edward Orme. Slight discoloration in the margins. Short marginal tear stabilized from the verso. From: ORIENTAL FIELD SPORTS : being a complete, detailed, and accurate description of the WILD SPORTS OF THE EAST; and exhibiting, in a novel and interesting manner, the NATURAL HISTORY of the elephant, the rhinoceros, the tiger, the leopard, the bear, the deer, the buffalo, the wolf, the wild hog, the jackall, the wild dog, the civet, and other undomesticated animals: As likewise the different species of feathered game, fishes, and serpents / the whole interspersed with a variety of original, authentic, and curious anecdotes, taken from the manuscript and designs of Captain Thomas Williamson, who served upward of twenty years in Bengal; the drawings by Samuel Howett, made uniform in size, and engraved by the first artists... Author: Williamson, Thomas Captain (1758-1817) and Artist: Samuel Howett (1756-1822). Tooley, 510 (for the smaller 1819 quarto edition); Abbey,Travel II, 427 (for the 1807 first edition)

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        [Cartes à rire des journaux].

      

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        Histoire de la République de Venise

      Paris, Firmin Didot, 1819, in-8, 7 volumes, 6 cartes et 1 planche repliées, pleine basane racinée de l'époque, un filet de grec doré encadre les plats, dos lisse orné de fleurons dorés avec indications du titre et de la tomaison en lettres dorées, tranches mouchetées de rouge, signet, Première édition. L'histoire de Venise la plus complète de son époque, et l'un des grands textes de l'historiographie érudite renaissante du début du XIXe siècle. Pierre Daru, intendant de la Grande Armée et ministre de la Guerre sous Napoléon, Pair de France sous la Restauration, réunit, pour cet ouvrage, une documentation sans précédent sur l'histoire politique, diplomatique, économique et militaire de Venise. Grâce à ce matériau unique, il put retracer, avec une rigueur tout nouvelle, la fondation et l'évolution de cette République Italienne, son accession au rang de puissance mondiale peu ébranlée, son réseau institutionnel tant célébré durant des siècles, sa société et les groupes sociaux qui la composent, et enfin sa chute, en 1797. 7 grandes cartes, rehaussées partiellement à la main montrent l'ancienne Vénétie, la Lagune au Moyen-âge et en 1799, les Provinces de Terre Ferme de Venise, les Etats de la République, la Morée et son Archipel, et, un plan de la ville de Venise. Les deux derniers tomes consistent en une liste de pièces justificatives et en une monumentale table alphabétique des matières. Très bel ensemble, bien relié et d'une grande fraicheur

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        West-oestlicher Divan

      Engraved frontis. & title. [1]-400, 399-494, 497-556 pp. (complete). Small 8vo, cont. marbled half-sheep & marbled boards (joints a little rubbed), flat spine gilt, black leather lettering piece on spine. Stuttgart: Cotta, 1819. First edition of this collection of orientalized poems, much influenced by the 14th-century Persian lyric poet Hafiz, and inspired by Goethe's muse, Marianne von Willemer. It contains some unacknowledged poems by her. This book is part of Goethe's late work and the last great cycle of poetry he worked on. Fine and handsome copy. With the cancel of pages 7-10; the title of the poem on page 9-10 is "Talismane." ❧ Speck 667/668.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

      Allason, Whitrow Etc, London 1819 - 12 vol set contained in 6 books, each with covered in marbled boards, and half dark calf gilt spine. contains original yellow endpapers. Vol I/II contains a portrait frontispiece of the author, also contains a large folding map to centre. vol I-409pp, vol II-486pp. Vol III/IV contains a large folding map, consists of 409pp and 438pp. Vol V/VI consists of 427pp and 411pp. Vol VI/VII consists of 423pp and 375pp. Vol IX/X consists of 503pp and 382pp and Vol XI/XII contains 452pp and 508pp. All volumes are tightly bound for their age, and all are clean with no inscriptions, some minor foxing to frontispiece on vol I/II however is not present elsewhere. Vol IV/V have old minor quality repairs to top of spine area. Overall a very good set for the age. ***Heavy - Please contact bookseller directly for revised P&P costs*** [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        The Vampyre; A Tale

      London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1819. First edition. Wraps. Fine. 8vo. xxv,(1),27-84pp. Sherwood, Neely, and Jones' Third Issue. Half-title is present. The 'Extract', pp. 73-84, is present. Both Extracts are sometimes attributed to John Mitford. In the original publisher's drab paper wraps. Spine perished and sewing loose, page edges dusty, else a fine copy, the pages uncut with large margins. Housed in a fine custom clamshell case, deep blue morocco spine, gilt, with marbled paper sides . A completely unsophisticated copy with no attempts to address the defects of normal wear over the last nearly two centuries. This title has a curious bibliographic history, with first issues attributing authorship to Lord Byron, then removing Byron's name, then this issue (Viets IV), with gathering 'A' reset to 23 lines to account for the removal of a slur on Mary Godwin and Jane Clermont and with 'lmost' on page 36. Earlier issues are nearly unavailable, making this essentially the earliest printing obtainable of the first book on vampires. See Viets in PBSA LXIII (1969), 83-103.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Changeable Gentlemen

      Original wooden book with sliding lid now shows some light edge and corner wear as shown in the photos image to the lid now sunned and age toned as shown - small area of loss to the instructions pasted to the inside lid - box lacks the two dividing pieces - NB lacking some cards [present are 24 top 24 middle and 28 bottom sections] - a clean bright series some cards show evidence of handling and use one or two show some small marginal tears - one or two have some old [contemporary?] pencil marks to the reverse - most cards are slightly bowed from handling. box measures 75mm x 106mm parts present 24x top, 24x middle, 28x bottom [not all shown in the photos]A particularly rare 'novel assemblage of moveable human features calculated to afford an inexhaustible source of rational amusement'. 'Thus upwards of 5000 different portraits may be formed'

      [Bookseller: Michael Moon's Bookshop]
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        Blick von einer Anhöhe auf die Klosterkirche links und das Gut, im Mittelgrund der Kochelsee; auf einem Weg treibt eine Bäuerin vier Kühe.

       Kol. Lithographie mit gelber Tonplatte von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann, 1819, 32 x 40 cm. Winkler 315,8; nicht bei Lentner; über Heinzmann (1795 - 1846) s. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVI, S. 315/6. - Schöner Druck auf Velin. Auf die Einfassungslinie beschnitten und mit dem Titel auf Bütten montiert. - Rare Inkunabel der Lithographie von großer malerischer Wirkung in feinem Kolorit. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        \"Bauernkinder von Grünwald\". Das Mädchen mit Haube sitzt auf einer Bank unter einem Baum, daneben steht der Bub mit Hut und Kniebundhose.

       Kreidelithographie von Lorenz Quaglio, datiert 1819, 26 x 21 cm. Maillinger I, 2984; Winkler 642, 41. - Inkunabel der Lithographie. - Mit kleineren Randeinrissen, sonst wohl erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern, Trachten

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        \"Ein Bauer von Grünwald\". Der Bauer beim Mähen einer Wiese mit der Sense in Rückenansicht, ein zweiter von vorne.

       Kreidelithographie von Lorenz Quaglio, datiert 1819, 26 x 21 cm. Maillinger I, 2984; Winkler 642, 40. - Inkunabel der Lithographie. Breitrandig und gut erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Oberbayern, Trachten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bierl]
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        LETTRES ÉDIFIANTES ET CURIEUSES ÉCRITES DES MISSIONS ÉTRANGÈRES NOUVELLE ÉDITION, ORNÉE DE CINQUANTE BELLES GRAVURES

      J. Vernare Librairel, Cabin et C.ª Libraires, Lyon 1819 - En 8º (21 x13 cm), 14 tomos de unas 500 pp. aproximadamente cada uno ilustrados con numerosos grabados y mapas, muchos de ellos plegados. Encuadernación en plena piel, recuadrados con ruedas en ambos planos, lomera cuajadas y con doble tejuelo; cortes jaspeados. Ejemplar con manchas de humedad en algunos tomos pero papel sólido y limpio en general. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ignacio Martin Villena]
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        De zee en hare beheerschers, of beknopte geschiedenis der voornaamste zeemogendheden uit vroegeren en lateren tijd.Sneek, Van Druten and Bleeker, 1861. 8vo. Contemporary red half sheepskin.

      First edition of the Dutch translation of a history of all sea-faring nations, from Classical Antiquity to contemporary times, by the British writer and translator Alfred Elwes (1819-1888). In 34 chapters it relates the sea-battles of the Greek, the Phoenician and Egyptian trade routes, the sea-merchants from Venice, Genoa and Pisa, the explorers from Spain and Portugal, the Dutch and English East and West India Company, etc. Browned with some occasional minor foxing. Spine slightly discoloured. Overall in very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        Enumération des espèces de poissons actuellement connues du japon et description de trois espèces inédites. [Published as nat. verh. der kon. akad. v. wet., part XVIII].Amsterdam, C.G. v.d. Post, 1879. 4to. With 3 lithographed plates. Original publisher's stiff printed wrappers.

      Dean I, p. 138. List of 546 fishes from Japan, with 3 unpublished descriptions in Latin, with a comment in French by the famous Pieter Bleeker (1819-1878), 3 lithographic plates made by L. Speigler, printed by Emrik & Binger, depicting these 5 unknown species: Leiobatis (trygon) Nuda Blkr., Aphoristia orientalis Blkr., Longer japonicus Blkr., Gasterosteus obolarius , Pseudosciaena (Baidardiella) acanthodes Blkr.Good copy of an important work on ichthyology comprising all Bleeker's observations to the year 1877.

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        NOVELAS, TOMOS I Y III

      Imprenta de Pedro Beaume, Burdeos 1819 - 2 Volúmenes, Tomos I y III de Novelas, de las misma edición, pero con encuadernaciones ligeramente diferentes. Traducidas por J. Marchena. Tomo I, 335 págs. Contiene Zadig, Como anda el mundo, Memnon, Los dos consolados, Historia de los viages de Escarmentado, Micromegas, Historia de un buen Brama, Cándido. Tomo III, 292 págs. Contiene Cartas de Amabed e Historia de Jeni. Ambos tomos encuadernados en plena piel de época, más estropeada la del tomo III. Cuerpo del libro en buen estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Llera Díaz-Corralejo]
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        AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by... With a life of the Author. Also a view of the doctrine of Smith, compared with that of the French economists, with a method of facilitating the study of his works; from the French of M. Garnier.

      Stirling, 1819. 3 gr. voll. in-8, pp. LXV, 360; VI, 512, (2); V, 448, (50), leg. m. tela coeva con tass. al d. Ediz. dello Smith con la biografia e l'esposizione della sua dottrina del celebre economista comparata con testi di economisti francesi. [MM8-025]

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        Autograph letter signed ('J. Cartwright'), to (? his publisher) Mr. Cleary of Findon in Sussex.

      Leamington 11 July Recipient's note 'Should be Augst' 1819 - 4to., 2pp., integral address leaf, postal markings, small tears where opened, recipient's endorsement, slight trace of former hinge. In very good state of preservation and readily legible. A fine letter by the 'Father of Reform', John Cartwright M.P. (1740-1824), political reformer and pamphleteer, reporting that he has been indicted 'respecting the business at Birmingham' which was fabricated against him in London and for which he, Wooler and others were arraigned before the grand jury in Warwick; nevertheless assuring him that he expects his bail will be pledged the following day, and that on Sunday he had time to make his escape to Leamington and finish a letter to the Prince Regent for delivery to Carlton House with a copy of his Bill bound in blue morocco ('. My letter to the Prince was sent to the Black Dwarf, >wherefore it will probably appear tomorrow. To have thought of writing that letter, which applied in no small degree to the attack on me, I esteem one of the fortunate events of my life; for an indictment of me while I was writing it, was the last thing I dreamed of .'). Letters by John Cartwright are rare in the market (no letters by him are recorded as having been sold in American Book Prices Current>). The present letter also seems to have been unknown to his niece, F.D. Cartwright, as it is not mentioned in her Life and Correspondence> (1826) in which she discusses at length the circumstances surrounding the subject of Cartwright's letter. [op. cit. pp.163 et seq.] Cartwright was a powerful advocate of universal manhood suffrage, parliamentary and army reform and the abolition of slavery. 'Despite declining an invitation from John Knight, the founder of the first Hampden Club in Lancashire, to address a meeting at St. Peter's Fields, Manchester, Cartwright did accept the crowd's thanks, at a monster open-air meeting of the Birmingham Union in 1819, an action which led to his indictment, together with Thomas Wooler and three others, for sedition. Cartwright again attracted attention on 16 August 1819 when, after escaping the carnage of the yeomanry charge at 'Peterloo', he was called to answer his charges. Finally, in Warwick on 29 May 1821, he was convicted of sedition at the age of eighty-one, and when Mr Justice Bayley refused his request for imprisonment, Cartwright paid his fine of £100, happily noting each gold coin was a good sovereign . A landed eighteenth-century gentleman, Cartwright transcended his background in the early decades of the nineteenth century and helped lay the foundation for the modern notion of political inclusion'. [Rory T. Cornish, in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography>]. The book described in this letter as being sent to the Prince Regent was presumably his Bill of Rights and Liberties; or an Act for a Constitutional Reform of Parliament> (1817). The letter's recipient would appear to be T. Cleary, publisher of Cartwright's English Constitution Produced and Illustrated> (1823), a work admired by Thomas Jefferson. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Scripture costume: Exhibited in a series of engravings, representing the principal personages mentioned in the sacred writings ... with biographical sketches and historical remarks on the manners and customs of eastern nations.

      London: Pr. for Samuel Leigh by W. Clowes, 1819. Large 4to (32.8 cm, 12.9"). [2], viii, 170 pp.; 20 col. plts. First edition of this deluxe volume on the costume of prominent Biblical figures including Jesus and the Queen of Sheba, with the illustrations "drawn under the superintendence" of Benjamin West. The => 20 aquatint plates were engraved by Thomas Lord Busby after Satchwell's drawings and colored by hand; the illustrations are accompanied by extensive biographical and historical commentary. This elaborate production is apparently uncommon in research institutions where its presence might be expected; WorldCat places it in only six U.S. locations including the Library of Congress, one state library, one major art museum, and two great public libraries.    Binding: Contemporary maroon straight-grained morocco, framed and panelled in gilt single and double fillets with corner fleurons, spine with gilt-ruled raised bands, gilt-stamped compartment decorations, turn-ins with gilt roll. All edges gilt.         Brunet, V, 142; NSTC 2S4987. Binding as above, rebacked some time ago with complementary morocco; some rubbing and scuffing and hinges (inside) reinforced. Front free endpaper with old affixed cataloguing description; front fly-leaf with closed tear, internal hole, and pencilled annotations. Frontispiece plate (Noah) with tiny chip to upper margin and evidence of two onetime small paper adhesions, one guard leaf with short tear, final text page and back fly-leaf with slim vertical line of light staining; intermittent spots of foxing, usually faint and, where affecting plates, not detracting from images. => A sturdy. impressive, and eye-pleasing volume.

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        DIZIONARIO DELLA FAVOLA. O mitologia greca, latina, egizia, celtica, persiana, siriaca, indiana, maomettana, rabbinica, ecc. (poi) "Dizionario d'ogni mitologia e antichità", incominciato da Girolamo Pozzoli sulle tracce del Dizionario della favola di Francesco Noel, continuato ed ampliato da Felice Romani e da Antonio Peracchi.

      Batelli e Fanfani, 1819. In-8 p. (mm. 217x143), 8 voll. (6 di testo + 2 di Supplemento), mz. pelle con ang. coeva, fregi e tit. oro al dorso (lievi abras.). Magnifica opera illustrata da 558 (su 560) tavv. f.t. inc. in rame (inclusa l'antiporta), alc. ripieg., e così suddivise: 188 (su 190) con squisita coloritura d'epoca (alcune sono in b.n.) - 370 (numerate) molte in b.n. ma anche colorate d'epoca, in tutto o in parte. Le tavole rappresentano "le principali divinità e molti soggetti iconologici che si sono presi nei monumenti dell'antichità e nei piu' bei quadri dei grandi Maestri". Il dizionario tratta tutte le mitologie antiche e moderne, dall'Egitto alla Grecia, a Roma, alla Corte dell'Odino degli Scandinavi, al politeismo Indiano; dalla teocrazia dei Messicani e Peruviani ai feticci dell'Africa. Cfr. Brunet,IV,851 - Graesse,V,429 - Gamba,2807. Con qualche lieve alone o fiorit. o tracce d'uso, altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        Della Istoria d'Italia antica e moderna. con carte geografiche e tavole incise in rame.

      Giegler e Bianchi,, Milano, 1819 - Diciannove volumi di cm. 21, pp. 10.000 circa complessive. Con 95 tavole fuori testo nitidamente incise in rame. Splendida legatura coeva uniforme in pieno vitello blu notte, dorsi a piccoli nervi con titoli e fregi in oro. Piatti inquadrati da triplo filetto dorato, dentelles interne. Sguardie e tagli marmorizzati. Perfetta conservazione. Legatura firmata ed eseguita nel celebre atelier parigino di Bradel-Derome. Ex libris nobiliare. Prima (ed unica) edizione di quest'opera monumentale arricchita di un piacevole apparato iconografico (ritratti, carte geografiche, medaglie e scene storiche). Tavole sinottiche alla fine di ciascun volume. Non comune, soprattutto in tale legatura. Copia da grande collezione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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