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        Repertorium bibliographicum; or some account of the most celebrated British Libraries

      London: William Clarke, 1819. 12 engraved plates, including figures in the Bodleian Library, plates stained and foxed. Signed with the initials in ink. Bookplates of Finlay Cook, San Francisco; James Foster Wadmore, 1863; A. Fenwyke. 8 vo. Half morocco; front cover mainly detached. Rubber stamp on title page. Lowndes, I, 474.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Metodo Pratico Per La Pulizia, Conservazione, E Cura Dei Denti Guasti

      Siena - Onorato Porri, 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce work on dental carewith a focus on children, aimed at parents and directors of colleges and monasteries. In Italian. By Giovanni Pompeo Grifoni, a pharmacist and dentist from Sienna. Condition: Rebound in paper wraps. Externally, generally smart. Internally, six pages detached but present; collated complete. Generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Reis op de Perzische golf, en verder over land, van Indie naar Engeland, in 1817.Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1820. 8vo. With 4 aquatint plates, including a frontispiece by W.H. Hoogkamp. Original publisher's boards.

      - NCC (6 copy, including 1 incomplete); Saalmink, p. 842; cf. Blackmer 811 (English edition). Rare Dutch translation of William Heude's A voyage up the Persian Gulf, first published in London in 1819. Little is known about Heude and the present narrative seems to be the only work left by him. Via Malabar and Bombay, Heude travelled to the Persian Gulf, proceeding to Babylon, Bagdad, Mosul, Mardin and Istanbul. He includes an account of pearl fishery and a noteworthy description of a journey through the mountains of Kurdistan, which is illustrated with 3 of the 4 fine aquatint plates. Typical for British Romantic travel writing, Heude appreciatively describes Bedouin life and the various religious sects he encounters. The last 4 pages with bookseller's stock list.Spine professionaly restored. Fine copy, uncut, in orignal publisher's boards. [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." * .

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        Londina Illustrata: Graphic and Historic Memorials of Monasteries, Churches, Chapels & Schools, Charitable Foundations, Palaces, Halls, Courts, Processions, Places of Early Amusement & Modern and Present THEATRES In the Cities and Suburbs of London & Westminster.

      125 Fenchurch St, London.: Robert Wilkinson, 1819. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Half-Calf . Very Good/Not applicable. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Various.. 205 pages of letterpress and another 125 copper engraved plates + 2 pages of contents and an engraved title page. Of which 34 full page plates are of the London theatres of the day, with interior scenes and stage activity with people watching the plays, etc. There are double page plates including a rare Holbein engraving of the Great Fire of London. A few plates have pasted in "overslips" showing corrections to the printed text beneath the plate description. CONDITION: The hinges have been repaired, there is a very mild spotting to the backs of some plates, not affecting the actual scenes and also on a few pages, there is the odd mark on an odd page or two. Generally VG+. The old half calf has been retained and although worn is firm and substantial. Large quarto. A Vg+ copy of a scarce book, published by the author who gathered together in this work some of the rarest views that could be found. A second section, extending the theatre interest was completed in 1825. This book is considered complete as NO mention of any extension is mentioned at any stage. Sold as complete and not needing the 1825 continuance.

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        A Selection of Waverley Novels

      24 - Edinburgh - Archibald Constable and Co., 1819 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. A selection of works by Sir Walter Scott. Comprising of the following:St Ronan's Well, three volumes, first edition (1824) with half-titles as called for. The Fortunes of Nigel, Second Edition, same year as first (1822) with publisher's adverts to the rear of volume II and III. Kenilworth, Second Edition,Same Year as First (1821) with half-titlesas called for. Tales of My Landlord, Third Series, Collected and Arranged by Jebediah Cleishbotham, Third Edition, year as first (1819) with half titles as called for. Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. The majority of novels by Scott are known as the Waverley Novels, with the Tales from My Landlord series being a subset of these novels. These works are uniformly bound inblue buckram. The Waverley Novels were among the most popular and widely read novels in all of Europe for almost a century. Condition: In full cloth bindings with gilt stamping to spines. Rebound, to be a uniform set. Externally, excellent with minor shelfwear. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Small ink spill to the first leaf of volume III of St Ronan's Well. Does not affect text. Small light tidemarks from potential ink spill to the top of page 275, to volume III of Fortunes of Nigel, not affecting text. Chipping to publisher's ads at the rear of volume III of Kenilworth. Pages to all volumes are untrimmed. All volumes have pages that are generally bright. Spots to the first and last few pages and the odd spots throughout. All three Tales of My Landlord volumeshavemorespotting than the rest. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        COLLECTION DE COSTUMES SUISSES DES XXII CANTONS, peints par J Reinhard de Lucerne

      Basel: Birmann & Huber, 1819 [1823]. 46 finely hand-colored engraved costume plates, each with a leaf of descriptive letterpress. 3 plates showing Whatman watermarks (plate 8: 1811; plate 36: 1823; and plate 41: 1819) 4to, beautifully bound in late 19th or early 20th century full crimson crushed morocco by J. Kulbsho, the boards feature fine gilt ruled and stippled frame with large floral corner-pieces, the spine with gilt floral decorations in gilt framed compartments between ruled raised bands, one compartment and the spine tail lettered in gilt, all edges gilt., turn-ins and board edges gilt decorated. A beautiful copy, the plates are fresh and clean with bright colours, the binding most impressive and in excellent condition, one plate with minor repair. VERY RARE. A beautiful early 19th century costume book, the hand-colouring of the plates is very masterfully achieved. The very handsome binding also makes an extremely lovely presentation. Three of the plates show Whatman Turkey Mill watermarks; Whatman paper is considered to be one of the finest English handmade papers of the 18th century. The elder James Whatman began to produce good quality white paper at his Turkey Mill in Kent around 1740. Until this time England was largely dependent on the importation of paper from neighbouring countries such as Holland, France and Germany. William Balston and the Hollingsworth Brothers became the main papermakers at Turkey Mill. These papermakers were given rights to the Whatman name after 1807. The fact that by this time their papers were being used in Switzerland gives credit to their accomplishments in bringing English papers up to, or even beyond, continental standards.

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        Excursions in the county of Essex: comprising a brief historical and topographical delineation of every town and village; together with descriptions of the residences of the nobility and gentry, remains of antiquity, and every other interesting object of curiosity.

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, [et al.], London 1819 - First edition, large paper issue, 8vo, two volumes in one, iv-[vi] & 199pp. and [4] & 176pp., folding engraved frontis. map, engraved titles, 95 engraved plates, & 1 folding engraved map of Colchester not listed in "Directions to Binder;" later nineteenth-century diced calf gilt, black morocco label on spine, covers slightly bowed, joints cracking but sturdy, light wear to extremities, covers with scattered light rubbing, else very good. This copy with a few newspaper clippings and autograph notes discreetly tipped-in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations 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. Garni

      William Allason. Hardcover. full calf, four raised bands two black labels (title, vol#) gilt borders to boards, gilt decoration to spine, all edges marbled , gray/blue endpapers with bookplate of Frederick Smith to the pastedown of all three volumes 360, 514, 499 pp wormhole in the lower left corner extending from the front endpaper to page iii of the introduction of volimes one and two, hinges solid . . Good. 1819.

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        Poems ? The Borough ? Tales ? Tales of the Hall

      J. Hatchard & John Murray, London 1819 - First edition of all but Poems (third edition). xxviii, 258, [2, ads]; [ii]-xli, [iii], 344; xxii, [ii], 398, [2, ads]; [ii]-xxiv, 326; [ii]-viii, 353, [1], [2, ads] pp., lacking half titles to Borough and Tales of the Hall. 5 vols. 8vo. A finely-bound set of first and early editions of the major later poetical works of George Crabbe (1754-1832). Includes a first edition of The Borough, tales of village life told in a series of letters in heroic couplets. Letter XXII recounts the tale of the child-murderer Peter Grimes and was the source of the libretto for Benjamin Britten's opera of the same name. Hayward 196 (for The Borough). Provenance: Cecil Copley (signature); Sir Joseph Copley (bookplate); Mount Saint Agnes College Library (bookplate) Uniformly bound in contemporary green straight-grained morocco, gilt fillet and Greek key borders, gilt cornerpieces, a.e.g., by C. & J. White, Doncaster (ticket in vols. IV & V). Some foxing and toning xxviii, 258, [2, ads]; [ii]-xli, [iii], 344; xxii, [ii], 398, [2, ads]; [ii]-xxiv, 326; [ii]-viii, 353, [1], [2, ads] pp., lacking half titles to Borough and Tales of the Hall. 5 vols. 8vo First edition of all but Poems (third edition). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        11 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Zus. 13 S., 4. Der in Paris geborene Mathieu trat nach der Elementarausbildung eine Ausbildung zum Kaufmann in Lyon an. Darauf bildete er sich in Paris zum Staatsbeamten und Advokaten aus. Trotz einer Berufung durch die Familie Montmorency, trat er 1819 ins Seminar von St. Sulpice ein und wurde 3 Jahre später zum Priester geweiht. Als Sekretär des Bischofs von Evreux sollte er Seminare gründen, es fehlte jedoch am nötigen Geld, worauf Mathieu 1828 Priester und schon bald Großvikar in Paris wurde. Nach verschiedenen ungünstig ausgegangenen Wahlen wurde er 1832 zum Bischof von Langres erwählt und im folgenden Frühling geweiht. Vehement wehrte er sich gegen die von der Regierung geplante Aufhebung von vielen Bistümern. Durch seine Ernennung zum Erzbischof von Besançon (1834) trat er eine schwieriges Amt an. Denn durch die Haltung seines Vorgängers in der Julirevolution war der Klerus gespalten und Mathieu mußte dessen Einigkeit wieder herstellen. Sein Temperament, seine autoritäre Art und seine gallikanische Ausrichtung führten zu verschiedenen Spannung zwischen ihm und seinem Klerus, der in ländlichen Gebieten eher ultramontan gesinnt war. Die Freiheit des Unterrichts verlangte Mathieu für die bestehenden und neuerrichteten Ausbildungsstätten - darunter St. Francois in Besançon - seines Sprengels. Er unterstützte viele Kongregationen von Frauen, die in der Ausbildung oder in Pflegeberufen tätig waren. Um das verbreitete Simultaneum in Montbéliard zu verdrängen, ließ Mathieu 11 Kirchen für die Katholiken bauen. Mathieu war dem Papst sehr ergeben trat im Senat für die weltliche Macht des Papstes ein, widersetzte sich aber dennoch lange Zeit der Einführung der römischen Liturgie. Sein Rat war trotzdem oft erfragt worden, so vor allem von Nuntius Garibaldi in Bischofsernennungen. Nicht zuletzt deshalb erhielt er 1850 die Kardinalswürde. Als Teilnehmer am Vatikanischen Konzil gehörte er zu den Gegnern der Infallibilität, unterwarf sich aber uneingeschränkt. Nach der Konzilsperiode nahm sein Einfluß in politischen Angelegenheiten rasch ab. - Mathieus Bedeutung lag in seiner politischen und kirchenpolitischen Rolle innerhalb Frankreichs (Biographisch-bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon V, 1013f.). - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. -

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        Vorlesungen über die Rettungsmittel beym Scheintode und in plötzlichen Lebensgefahren. Wien, Gerold, 1819. VII, 206 S., 1 Bl. Mit 5 Kupfertafeln. Marmor. Pp. d. Zt. mit RSch. (beschabt, Rückenbezug fehlt).

       1819 Engelmann 57; Hirsch/H. I, 496.- Werk zur Frühgeschichte der Reanimation. Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts war die Angst lebendig begraben zu werden groß, daher die ausführliche Darstellung aller Methoden und Techniken der Wiederbelebung zu der Zeit wie u.a. Reinigung der Atemwege, Mund-zu-Mund-Beatmung, Anwendung eines Tubus oder mechanische Beatmung mittels eines doppelten Blasebalges.- Titel feuchtrandig und mit kleinem Stempel. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Turin et ses curiosités ou description historique de tout ce que cette Capitale offre de remarquable dans ses monumens, ses édifices et ses environs

      chez les Frères Reycend et C.e Libraires du Roi, 1819. 8vo (cm. 21,4), XXII-(2)441(1) pp. con 16 tavv. incise su rame rip. f.t. (tra cui una grande veduta a volo d’uccello di Torino in antiporta). Ottima legatura ‘900 in mz. pelle con nervi. Fregi a secco e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Bross. editoriale conservata all’interno. Eccellente esemplare in barbe. Prima edizione, rara. Le tavole da disegni di Chenavard sono incise da B. Bordiga, L. Valperga, Palmieri, Bagetti, Rados e Tavrini. Lozi, 5406.

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        Die heiligen Schrfiten des Neuen Testaments

      1819 - Die heiligen Schriften des Neuen Testaments, übersetzt und nach der fünften Audgabe mit zugefügten Sach-Parallelstellen und grundtextlichen Abweichnungen neu revidirt von Leander van Eß. - 7., rechtmäßige (nach der neunten in klein 8) Aufl. - Sulzbach : Seidel, 1819. - 8 Bl., 504 S., 3 Bl., XLIV S., XXXVI Bl. 22 x 14 cm. Priv. Samteinband des 19. Jh., Goldschnitt, Vorsätze aus blau eingefärbtem Bütten mit gestanzten Papiersilhouetten und Randverzierung. - 36 kol. Kupfertafeln, gest. von A. Gabler u. a., nach A. Gabler. - Aus Adelsbesitz (Stempel auf Titelrückseite) /schwarzer Samt leicht berieben, Textseiten mitunter schwach braunfleckig, die Tafeln in farbfrischer Erhaltung/

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        West-oestlicher Divan. von Goethe.

      Stuttgart, in der Cottaischen Buchhandlung, 1819. . Zweiter Druck der Ersten Ausgabe (WG 2 ,113; Hagen 416; Goedeke IV,3,492,110). - Mit den Korrekturen auf S. 7 ("hier" statt "Dir") u. S. 9 ("Talismane"). Die Seitenzahlen "399/400" sind doppelt vergeben (ohne Text-Verdoppelung); die Paginierung springt von "494" auf "497" (jedoch inhaltlich komplett). - Titel u. Frontispiz gestochen von Carl Ermer, der ca. 1810-1830 in Weimar tätig war (vgl. Thieme/Becker 11, S. 3). - Lederkanten tls. abgesplittert, durchg. etwas stockfleckig

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        The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy: A Poem in Four Cantos, with Notes

      Sherwood, Neely and Jones; J. Johnston; etc., London 1819 - 8vo. 24 by 15.5 cm. viii, 224, [68] pp. Twenty hand-colored aquatint plates. Some foxing to text leaves and a few plate margins. Plates are mostly clean and bright. Rebacked. Moderate wear to binding alongside joints, edges, etc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de France, pendant le dix-huitième siècle.

      - Paris, Treuttel et Würtz, 1819-1826. 14 parts in 14. 8vo (21.5 x 13.5 cm). Frontispiece (portrait of the author), 6,136 pp., seven additional frontispieces, 204 portraits, (four hand-coloured), 69 original letters of which many large, folded, six letters in facsimile, 12 signed printed documents, 13 original printed billets, 67 other engraved plates of which 13 tinted and two large, folded and hand-coloured. Uniform original red half morocco over red grained boards. Rich gilt spines.l A unique set of this rare work as it contains many additional original letters, autographs and portraits of kings, dukes, marquises, scientists, revolutionaries and other major figures of 18th century France, including autographed or signed letters by Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Napoléon Bonaparte, as well as portraits of people who had a great influence on French history and politics, such as Charlemagne, Voltaire, Corneille, Jean Baptiste Colbert (d. 1683), James Cook, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, etc., including hand-coloured plates of the Duc d'Enghien, Marie Therese, and Louis XVIII. Also included is a hand-coloured plate of the first flight with a helium balloon by Charles and Robert (1783). This is the major work of the French historian Jean Charles Dominique De Lacretelle (1766-1855), also known as "Lecretelle le jeune". The first volume is titled "quatrième edition" but all early editions are rare. In part VII, many illustrations depict events leading to and playing a role in the French Revolution. The portraits and some of the engravings of revolutionary events date from later, 19th century publications. Of many, the source is unknown. This work was first, partly, published as "Précis historique de la révolution" in six parts (Brunet, 23941). The author wrote a "Histoire de France pendant le xviiie siècle" separately, also in six parts (Brunet, 23882), which was followed by this apparently expanded and corrected combined edition in 14 parts, not mentioned by Brunet. Uncut. Two 40 pp. Treuttel & Würtz catalogues and some smaller catalogues bound in the rear of several volumes. The "Table des sommaires de ce volume" of volume VII is bound in the rear of volume VIII. Slight rubbing to the boards, some scattered foxing, some manuscript letters a bit soiled, but overall a clean and really attractive set. The "naked" version of this work is rare, this "dressed" copy is downright unique. Brunet III, p 731. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres Completes du Chancelier d'Aguesseau

      1819. Collected Works of d'Aguesseau, A Set from the Royal Library at Versailles Aguesseau, Henri Francois d' [1668-1751]. Pardessus, Jean-Marie [1772-1853], Editor. Oeuvres Completes du Chancelier d'Aguesseau. Nouvelle Edition, Augmentee de Pieces Echappees aux Premiers Editeurs, Et d'un Discours Preliminaire. Paris: Fantin et Compagnie, 1819. Sixteen volumes. Complete set. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, gilt spine, gilt insignia of the Royal Library of Versailles to front boards, marbled edges and endpapers. Worn, several boards and backstrips detached, a few backstrips and a board lacking, text blocks intact. Moderate toning to text, occasional light foxing, internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, stamps to title pages, annotations to versos. A reback-worthy set with an interesting provenance. $500. * Only edition. d'Aguesseau was an important magistrate, parliamentarian and judge during the time of Louis XIV and XV. A pupil of Jean Domat, he served two terms as chancellor of France in 1717-1722 and 1727-1750. Edited by Pardessus, this sixteen-volume critical edition collects most of his work. The contents of this set deal mostly with legal matters, but several pieces relate to politics and diplomacy. This copy belonged to the "Pages du Roi, Versailles," a library in the Versailles Palace at the time of King Louis XVIII [1755-1824].

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        Luzernisches Intelligenz-Blatt. Jg. 1819 (52 Nummern komplett in einem Band).

      516 S. Hardcover Vollständiger Jahrgang 1819 des von Xaver Meyer herausgegebenen Luzernischen Intelligenz-Blattes in altergemäß GUTEM Zustand. Pappband der Zeit, berieben und bestoßen. Seiten druck- und altersbedingt gebräunt, vereinzelt leicht randknittrig. Vereinzelte dezente Randanstreichungen, Text sauber. Wir haben weitere vollständige Jahrgänge dieser Publikation im Bestand, sprechen Sie uns an!

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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.

      Pr. for Samuel Leigh by W. Clowes, 1819. 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.

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        La Divina Commedia. col comento del P. Pompeo Venturi. Edizione conforme al testo Cominiano del 1727. Tomo I (Tomo II e III)

      presso Giuseppe Majoli, Firenze 1819 - Belle legature coeve in vitellino glacé verde con ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello in pelle rossa al ds. Cornici ai piatti e labbri dorati. Carte di guardia e tagli marmorizzati in modo omogeneo. Minime ingialliture ma esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione non comune. Mambelli n. 121. 16mo (cm. 13,2), 3 Voll.; 360, 348, 379(1) pp. Con un ritratto di Dante inciso su rame da Nasi in antiporta del primo volume.

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        PRATICA LEGALE secondo la Ragion Comune, gli Usi del Foro, e le Costituzioni di Sua Sacra Real Maestà. Edizione Seconda in miglior ordine distrbuita con addizioni.

      Pietro Giuseppe Pic 1819 - 1829, Torino - Opera completa, qui riunita in undici volumi in 4° grande (26 x 21 cm.), legatura coeva in mezza pelle, piatti marmoreggiati, titoli incisi al dorso ornato in oro, sguardie, frontespizio, prefazione alla prima edizione, introduzione, notizie storico - legali, XXVI, 572; 4 cc., 546; 467; 608, 138, 3 cc.; 607; 761; 2 cc., 523; 280, 103; 109, 3 cc.; 2 cc., 238, 162, 8 cc.; 2 cc., 111, 77 pp. Sicuramente una delle pubblicazioni più esaustive sulla giurisprudenza, nata come ausilio ai Principi del Foro, con le notizie e gli approfondimenti sui più importanti ed interessanti quesiti giuridici dirimiti da sentenze che facevano giurisprudenza, dalla fatica del Conte Pietro Gaetano Galli della Loggia, Presidente del Senato e reggente il Magistrato della Camera. In questa seconda edizione curata dall'Avv. Francesco Arrò e da lui di molto ampliata con l'aggiunta di Note ed Addizioni pur mantenendone la forma, nella distribuzione dei Titoli, posta dall'Autore della prima edizione: una prima parte relativa alla Tela Giudiziaria in un volume, una seconda parte in cui si tratta della Materia Contrattuale, Testamentaria, Feudale ed Ecclesiastica, raccolta in sette volumi ed una terza parte che comprende quanto concerne gli Atti di Volontaria Giurisdizione, in un volume, a cui si aggiungono un volume di supplemento (che arricchisce l'opera di un Commentario sulle disposizioni Legislative sancite nei Regi Editti del 16 luglio e del 22 settembre 1822 sul Sistema Giudiziario ed il Diritto Ipotecario) ed uno di indice. Un prezioso contributo aggiuntivo è dato a quest'opera già di per se indubbiamente notevole ed importante, dalle Note Manoscritte, oltre che su alcune carte bianche appositamente legate al volume di supplemento, aggiunte ed unite all'opera in due ulteriori volumi con il titolo di Note all'Editto del 16 luglio (e, rispettivamente) del 22 settembre 1822 di 144 e 234 pagine non numerate e bianche finali. Stilate a pennino dall'Avv. Stefano Ardazzo (elencato fra gli avvocati torinesi nel Calendario generale pe' Regi Stati . 1829). Opera di grande efficacia e di facile consultazione. Rarissima a trovarsi completa nei suoi undici volumi per l'ampiezza del tempo di pubblicazione, ed unica in quest'esemplare completo in tredici volumi, annessi i due manoscritti. Di grandissimo interesse per la storia della giurisprudenza dello Stato sabaudo, che divenne poi il nucleo della giurisprudenza dello Stato unitario. Il corpus è in ottime condizioni, lamentando solo qualche abrasione ai piatti e qualche rara menda d'uso. Importante ed assolutamente notevole.

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        A Narrative of the Expedition to the Rivers Orinoco and Apuré in South America;

      London: John Murray,, 1819. Which sailed from England in November 1817, and joined the patriotic forces in Venezuela and Caraccas. Octavo. Contemporary vertical-ribbed brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, covers decoratively blocked in blind, top edge brown, yellow coated endpapers. A number of pressed leaves laid in. Boards faintly soiled, spine ends expertly restored, slight impression to prelims and endmatter from board blocking, a little fading to endpapers, occasional light marginal foxing and offsetting from flower pressings; a very good copy. First edition. Gustave Hippisley served as a colonel in the First Venezuelan Hussars as part of the British brigade sent to South America to assist in the war for independence in Venezuela. The account gives a description of the voyage to South America and includes a collection of Hippisley's correspondence, including with Simón Bolívar. With the ownership inscription dated 1842 of John Graham (1776–1844), an Irish historian to the front free endpaper. Graham has commented on the text in three places, including accusing Hippesley of altering the facts to fit his narrative, "this has not much verisimilitude, it seems far liker a 'ruse' than a natural occurrence", adding, "Hippisely here shows that he is a tyrant at heart". James Hamilton Browne notes, in an article detailing a trip with Lord Byron in 1823, that Hippisley's work was "invariably asked for by Byron at dinner ... its soporific qualities, he amusingly remarked, were truly astonishing, surpassing those of any ordinary narcotic; the perusal of a few pages sufficed to lull him asleep". With the often missing errata slip bound in.

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        Treue Abbildungen der Egyptischen, Griechischen und Römischen Alterthümer [Altertümer]. Herausgegeben von A. J. M r durch P. Bohmans Erben. Erklärt und geordnet von Doctor u. Professor Ottenberger. I. Abtheilung: Das römische Kriegswesen. [NUR: Atlas].

      Prag, (ohne Verlag) 1819; (EA); ca 28x35 cm; altkoloriertes gest. Titelblatt plus 61 altkolorierte Kupfertafeln (plus auf das hintere Vorsatzblatt geklebtes Verzeichnis der Tafeln); Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit 2 Rückenschildern (Einband stärker bestoßen und etwas berieben, Außengelenke eingerissen, die Tafeln anfänglich recht sauber, zum Schluß teils etwas mehr stockfleckig; sonst guter Zustand) SELTENES ALTKOLORIERTES EXEMPLAR! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Antike; Festungsbau; Militärtechnik; Militaria

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        KÖNIGSSEE. "Aussicht des Bartholomä oder Königs See von der Sagereckwand". Gesamtansicht von hohem Standpunkt aus, im Vordergrund aufsteigender Jäger mit Büchse.

      - Lithographie mit Tonplatte von N. Aulitschek, 1819, 46 x 38,5 cm. Winkler 027,1. - Dekorative Inkunabel der Lithographie, in sehr gutem Zustand.

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        (Catalog of J. F. van der Null's Collection of Precious Stones, today part of the Viennese Natural History Museum). - Versuch über die Kennzeichen der Edelsteine und deren vor-theilhaftesten Schnitt. Zum Theile nach der Beschreibung des Museums des Herrn de Drée mit Abänderungen und Vermehrungen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse und einer Abbildung der ausgewählten Edelstein-Sammlung des Herrn J. F. von der Null.

      Pest, Hartleben, 1819.. Small octavo. 19th century half cloth with gilt title lable to spine and marbled boards. 4 ff., IV pp., 3 ff., 138 pp. (pp. 135-138 actually being paginated fold-out tables), 1 f. advertisements. With one engraved fold-out plate. Half title with owner stamp of the Berlin based Hugenotte family of goldsmiths, the Houdelets (Alexander H., early 20th century). Minorily browned in a few places, but a fine copy. First edition. Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-techn., 101. Sinkakas, 2143: “A very rare work”. – Fladung discusses the propper cut of gemstones, their properties and systematics, as drawn from the extensive mineral collection of the Marquis Etienne de Drée (1760-1848), but also changing and adding to de Drée's descriptions. The Marquis owned one of the most important collections of minerals at the time, counting for more than 15.000 specimen. Contemporaries oftenly referred to it as the ‘Museum de Drée', as it was frequently visited by natural historians. The collection could not be preserved in its entirety after de Drée's death, but was in parts donated to and bought by institutions in France. However, two extensive catalogs were published on de Drée's collections in 1811 and 1814. Another, competing mineral collection of that time, which section on diamonds becomes described here in text and image, was that of Jacques Friedrich van der Null (1750-1823). It contained a total of more than 5.000 specimen, which was bought by the k. & k. Mineralienkabinet in Vienna and today forms part of the collections of the Natural History museum there.

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        A Narrative of the Expedition to the Rivers Orinoco and Apuré in South America; Which sailed from England in November 1817, and joined the patriotic forces in Venezuela and Caraccas.

      London: John Murray, 1819 - Octavo. Contemporary vertical-ribbed brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, covers decoratively blocked in blind, top edge brown, yellow coated endpapers. A number of pressed leaves laid in. Boards faintly soiled, spine ends expertly restored, slight impression to prelims and endmatter from board blocking, a little fading to endpapers, occasional light marginal foxing and offsetting from flower pressings; a very good copy. First edition. Gustave Hippisley served as a colonel in the First Venezuelan Hussars as part of the British brigade sent to South America to assist in the war for independence in Venezuela. The account gives a description of the voyage to South America and includes a collection of Hippisley's correspondence, including with Simón Bolívar. With the ownership inscription dated 1842 of John Graham (1776–1844), an Irish historian to the front free endpaper. Graham has commented on the text in three places, including accusing Hippesley of altering the facts to fit his narrative, "this has not much verisimilitude, it seems far liker a 'ruse' than a natural occurrence", adding, "Hippisely here shows that he is a tyrant at heart". James Hamilton Browne notes, in an article detailing a trip with Lord Byron in 1823, that Hippisley's work was "invariably asked for by Byron at dinner . its soporific qualities, he amusingly remarked, were truly astonishing, surpassing those of any ordinary narcotic; the perusal of a few pages sufficed to lull him asleep". With the often missing errata slip bound in. Howgego B43; Sabin 31990; Blackwood's Magazine, January 1834 vol. 35, p. 58. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le panier de fruits ou descriptions botaniques, et notices historiques des principaux fruits cultivés en France; suivies de différens morceaux.

      A Genève, Chez Sestié fils / A Paris Chez Ferra, 1819, - VIII (recte VII: faux-titre - titre - 1 f. de table au lieu de 2) + 384 p. + 23 (de 24) planches gravées n./bl. de fruits, reliure en d.-cuir d?époque. Il manque une feuille de table et une gravure ?le pommier? Les planches montrent: 1) L?Amandier / 2) Fraisier / 3) Groseillier / 4) Cerisier / 5) Abricotier /6) Pêcher / 7) Prunier Reine-Claude / 8) Figuier / 9) Vigne /10) Coignassier / 11) Poirier / 12) Noyer / 13) Chataignier / 14) Olivier / 15) Orangier / 16) Citronier / 17) Pistacher / 18) Noisetier / 19) Néflier (Azeroliers - Aubépins -Buisson ardent - les Amelanchiers) / 20) Grenadier / 21) Ananas / 22) Framboisier / 23) L?épine-vinette ou Vinétier Illustrated with very fine stipple-engraved plates by Maradan after drawings by Prêtre, except for the first plate which is signed Mademoiselle Joséphine Prêtre. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Barbier III, 768. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Tempio di Romolo in oggi S. Teodoro

      Roma 1819 - LE ANTICHITA ROMANE La serie delle vedute di Antichità Romane, composta di 101 tavole, viene realizzata con il ricavato della e vendita dei rami della Raccolta di cinquanta principali vedute di antichità tratte dai scavi fatti in Roma in questi ultimi tempi divise in 40 vedute edita nel 1817. Con quest’opera, per il numero delle tavole e per il formato prescelto, di grandi dimensioni, l’incisore vuole affermarsi come figura di primo piano nel mondo artistico romano. In quest’opera Rossini si cimenta in un diretto confronto con il suo predecessore G. B. Piranesi che costituisce un punto di riferimento per un incisore di vedute antiche, per quanto riguarda l’originalità e l’ampiezza della riproduzione. Il Rossini, oltre a sottolineare la sua influenza nella scelta del titolo e di alcune didascalie, usa frequentemente le medesime inquadrature e identici punti di vista del maestro veneziano. Altro elemento riconducibile a Piranesi è l’uso della luce e dei forti contrasti chiaroscurali. In queste tavole raggiunge una certa padronanza del mezzo tecnico che gli permette di cimentarsi in inquadrature più complesse nelle quali si nota un’organizzazione spaziale molto articolata. Nelle tavole è frequente il ricorso al taglio diagonale della veduta, consentendogli una più ampia possibilità di graduare i chiaroscuri in profondità. Tuttavia essendo l’opera composta da molte tavole presenta una certa discontinuità ed è possibile riscontrare in alcune di esse qualche incertezza nella impostazione prospettica ed alcune durezze nel segno. Rimanendo fedele alla tradizione corrente, la scelta dei soggetti operata dal Rossini non introduce nessuna novità; sono infatti rappresentati tutti i più importanti monumenti e luoghi archeologici di Roma. Elementi di novità sono sottolineati dalla registrazione puntuale dei lavori di indagine e di scavo intrapresi in quegli anni che dalla originalità delle inquadrature. Di particolare interesse da un punto di vista documentario sono le ultime quattro incisioni relative alla distruzione della Basilica di San Paolo fuori le mura, in seguito all’incendio del 15 luglio 1823. La volontà di voler animare le vedute, restituendo il monumento al suo contesto storico e la propria inadeguatezza nel campo della figura porta Rossini ad una collaborazione con Bartolomeo Pinelli, incisore romano, interprete e illustratore del costume e della vita popolare; a cui si devono le figure e i gruppi caratteristici che corredano le vedute. Pinelli in alcuni casi, riprende i motivi tratti dalle sue precedenti raccolte di Costumi pittoreschi romani. ROMAN ANTIQUITIES The series of views Antichità Romane, made of 101 plates, was realized with the proceeds of the sale of the plates used for Raccolta di cinquanta principali vedute di antichità tratte dai scavi fatti in Roma in questi ultimi tempi divided in 40 views, published in 1817. This is the work with which the artist wanted to become one of the most important artists in the Roman cultural life; we can state that if we consider the size of the work and the subject he choose. In this work Rossini tested himself with his predecessor, G. B. Piranesi, who was considered as a point of reference when it came to ancient views and originality. Rossini, was deeply influenced by Piranesi, as it can be seen in the title, the legends, the same points of views and framing. Another important element he took from Piranesi is the use of light and the contrast of chiaroscuro. In these plates Rossini reached the higher mastery of the technique, realizing also extremely particular framings and a new and complex organization of the space. In the plates quite common is the diagonal view of the subject, which gave him the possibility to elaborate more the chiaroscuro. However, since the work is made of many plates, it is quite discontinuous and some of the plates present some indecision in the perspective formulation and a little harshness in the mark. Always following the tradition of his time, Ross

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        Voyage dans le Levant en 1817 et 1818 . Seconde Edition

      Delaunay, Paris 1819 - (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches). [12], 432pp. Half-title. Engraved folding plate. Contemporary tree calf, flat spine divided into six compartments, red morocco lettering piece in the second, the others with an overall decoration in gilt Rare text volume to accompany Forbin's great illustrated work on the Levant. Limited to 325 copies and issued in folio with 80 plates, Forbin's Voyage dans le Levant was "one of the first important French books to use lithography on a grand scale" (Blackmer). Rarely found with the plates, however, is the present accompanying octavo text. Authorized to purchase antiquities for the Louvre, Forbin travelled to Greece, Constantinople, Acre, Jaffa, Bethlehem, Jericho, the Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Rama, Gaza, Cairo and Egypt. This copy without pages 433-460, the explanation of the plates, and evidently issued without them. Cf. Brunet II, 1337; cf. Atabey 447; cf. Weber I, 70; cf. Colas 1089; cf. Blackmer 614. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Schriftstück mit U. O. O. u. D.

      1819. 4 SS. 8vo. Faltbrief. An Auguste Anschütz (1819-1895): "Endlich meine liebe, beste Gustel komme ich dazu deinen lieben Brief zu beantworten, der mir große, große Freude gemacht hat. Du glaubst nicht welch' Vergnügen mir jede Zeile von dir macht, selbst wenn sie nicht an mich gerichtet ist, denn in jedem Wort spricht sich dein gutes, unverdorbenes, kindliches Gemüth aus, und ohne dir zu schmeicheln muß ich sagen, daß, wenn du dich gehen läßt, du höchst liebenswürdig in deinen Briefen bist. Ich bin der Mutter auch immer sehr dankbar wenn sie mir etwas von dir mittheilt, und dies geschah erst gestern an dem Geburtstag deines Vaters, den wir sehr vergnügt und angenehm verbrachten. Deiner wurde innigst gedacht, und alle möglichen Pläne gefaßt, um deinen Bescuh zu feyern und dir alle Gattungen Vergnügen zu bereiten [...]". - Die in Hamburg geborene Schauspielerin nahm Unterricht bei Ludwig Tieck und debütierte 1825 am Hoftheater in Dresden. Nach Gastspielen in Prag, Hamburg und 1828 am Wiener Burgtheater erlangte sie ihren ersten großen Erfolg 1829 als Gretchen in Goethes "Faust". "Nach Gastspielen in Berlin und Wien gehörte sie von 1830 bis 33 und seit 1835 als Nachfolgerin Sophie Schröders dem Ensemble des Burgtheaters an. Rettich hatte durch ihre Freundschaft mit der Erzherzogin Sophie Einfluß auf Theater und Hof in Wien und verhalf Friedrich Halm durch ihre Darstellung der Griseldis zu seinem Erfolg. In ihrem Salon verkehrten u. a. Eduard von Bauernfeld, Franz Grillparzer, Friedrich Hebbel, Heinrich Laube und Adalbert Stifter. Rettich gilt neben Sophie Schröder und Charlotte Wolter als dritte bedeutende Burgschauspielerin des 19.Jahrhunderts" (DBE).

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        Arco di Druso su del quale passerà il Condotto Antonino

      Roma 1819 - LE ANTICHITA ROMANE La serie delle vedute di Antichità Romane, composta di 101 tavole, viene realizzata con il ricavato della e vendita dei rami della Raccolta di cinquanta principali vedute di antichità tratte dai scavi fatti in Roma in questi ultimi tempi divise in 40 vedute edita nel 1817. Con quest’opera, per il numero delle tavole e per il formato prescelto, di grandi dimensioni, l’incisore vuole affermarsi come figura di primo piano nel mondo artistico romano. In quest’opera Rossini si cimenta in un diretto confronto con il suo predecessore G. B. Piranesi che costituisce un punto di riferimento per un incisore di vedute antiche, per quanto riguarda l’originalità e l’ampiezza della riproduzione. Il Rossini, oltre a sottolineare la sua influenza nella scelta del titolo e di alcune didascalie, usa frequentemente le medesime inquadrature e identici punti di vista del maestro veneziano. Altro elemento riconducibile a Piranesi è l’uso della luce e dei forti contrasti chiaroscurali. In queste tavole raggiunge una certa padronanza del mezzo tecnico che gli permette di cimentarsi in inquadrature più complesse nelle quali si nota un’organizzazione spaziale molto articolata. Nelle tavole è frequente il ricorso al taglio diagonale della veduta, consentendogli una più ampia possibilità di graduare i chiaroscuri in profondità. Tuttavia essendo l’opera composta da molte tavole presenta una certa discontinuità ed è possibile riscontrare in alcune di esse qualche incertezza nella impostazione prospettica ed alcune durezze nel segno. Rimanendo fedele alla tradizione corrente, la scelta dei soggetti operata dal Rossini non introduce nessuna novità; sono infatti rappresentati tutti i più importanti monumenti e luoghi archeologici di Roma. Elementi di novità sono sottolineati dalla registrazione puntuale dei lavori di indagine e di scavo intrapresi in quegli anni che dalla originalità delle inquadrature. Di particolare interesse da un punto di vista documentario sono le ultime quattro incisioni relative alla distruzione della Basilica di San Paolo fuori le mura, in seguito all’incendio del 15 luglio 1823. La volontà di voler animare le vedute, restituendo il monumento al suo contesto storico e la propria inadeguatezza nel campo della figura porta Rossini ad una collaborazione con Bartolomeo Pinelli, incisore romano, interprete e illustratore del costume e della vita popolare; a cui si devono le figure e i gruppi caratteristici che corredano le vedute. Pinelli in alcuni casi, riprende i motivi tratti dalle sue precedenti raccolte di Costumi pittoreschi romani. ROMAN ANTIQUITIES The series of views Antichità Romane, made of 101 plates, was realized with the proceeds of the sale of the plates used for Raccolta di cinquanta principali vedute di antichità tratte dai scavi fatti in Roma in questi ultimi tempi divided in 40 views, published in 1817. This is the work with which the artist wanted to become one of the most important artists in the Roman cultural life; we can state that if we consider the size of the work and the subject he choose. In this work Rossini tested himself with his predecessor, G. B. Piranesi, who was considered as a point of reference when it came to ancient views and originality. Rossini, was deeply influenced by Piranesi, as it can be seen in the title, the legends, the same points of views and framing. Another important element he took from Piranesi is the use of light and the contrast of chiaroscuro. In these plates Rossini reached the higher mastery of the technique, realizing also extremely particular framings and a new and complex organization of the space. In the plates quite common is the diagonal view of the subject, which gave him the possibility to elaborate more the chiaroscuro. However, since the work is made of many plates, it is quite discontinuous and some of the plates present some indecision in the perspective formulation and a little harshness in the mark. Always following the tradition of his time, Ross

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        Della istoria d'Italia antica e moderna

      G.P. Giegler, 1819. 19 voll. in 8_, m. pelle, piatti marmorizzati, completi delle tavv. incise e ripiegate._ Dorsi abrasi con titoli cancellati, mancanze alla carta marmorizzata di alcuni voll., leg. ben salda ed interno fresco. Discrete condizioni._

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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.

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        Malus coronaria. Pommier odorant. Malus Dioica. Pommier Dioique.

      Paris. Ca. 1801- 1819. Stipple engraving printed in color with added hand color, plate 12 x 9 inches on sheet 16 x 10 inches. A couple of light foxing spots, scarcely visible. Very good condition. An exquisite image of a crabapple branch with fruit and botanical details by Pancrace Bessa, one of France's foremost botanical artists of the 19th century. This fine example of botanical art was published in "Traite des Arbres et Arbustes que l'on cultive en france en pleine terre. Seconde edition 'nouveau Duhamel' considerablement augmentee" (Dunthorne 243) which documented trees and shrubs cultivated in France. This is plate 44 from Volume 6.

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        An Exposition Of Some Of The Transactions, That Have Taken Place At St. Helena, Since The Appointment Of Sir Hudson Lowe As Governor Of That Island

      London: Printed For James Ridgway, 1819., 1819. 8vo. pp. xviii, 215, [1]ads. with half-title. later half chagrin, t.e.g. (scattered foxing). Second Edition. Partly written in response to an anonymous pamphlet entitled Facts Illustrative Of The Treatment Of Napoleon Bonaparte which had attempted to vindicate the actions of Governor Lowe in relation to allegations against him made by O'Meara. O'Meara had refused to pass information to Lowe regarding Napoleon, whom he attended as physician at St. Helena. Lowe insisted that O'Meara be dismissed from his post, and this was effected when independent evidence of O'Meara's intrigues reached Lord Bathurst. When O'Meara sent a letter to the Admiralty instinuating that Napoleon's life was not safe in Lowe's hands, his name was stricken from the list of naval surgeons..

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        Oeuvres de Montesquieu. Nouvelle édition contenant l'Eloge de Montesquieu par M.Villemain, les Notes d'Helvétius, de Condorcet, et le commentaire de Voltaire sur l'Esprit des lois. Relié à la suite, Commentaire sur l'Esprit des lois de Montesquieu, par M. le Cte Destutt de Tracy, suivi d'Observations inédites de Condorcet sur le vingt-neuvième livre du même ouvrage et d'un Mémoire sur cette question : Quels sont les moyens de fonder la morale d'un peuple? Ecrit et publié par l'auteur du Commentaire de l'Esprit des lois en 1798.

      - Paris : Lequien, 1819 (et Desoer, juillet 1819, pour le commentaire de Destutt de Tracy). 9 tomes reliés en 5 volumes in-8 demi maroquin rouge à longs grains, dos lisses ornés de filets, titres, auteur et tomaison, tranches jaunes mouchetées (reliure de l'époque). XVI, 350, 339, 378, 357, 272, XII, 386, 459, 322, 480 pages. En frontipice un portrait de Montesquieu gravé par Burdet. Contient l'Esprit des lois, Grandeur des Romains, Lettres persanes, Oeuvres diverses (Arsace et Isménie, le Temple de Gnide, Essai sur le goût, Discours académiques, Observations sur l'histoire naturelle, Discours au Parlement de Bordeaux, Eloge de Berwick, Pensées diverses, notes sur l'Angleterre, Poésies, Lettres familières). Edition de référence collationnée sur quinze éditions ultérieures et pour laquelle un grand soin a été apporté à la typographie par Pierre Didot, et «dont l'éditeur a soigné attentivement la correction» Brunet (III,1859). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reisen durch die Vereinten-Staaten von America, in den Jahren 1806, 1807, 1809, 1810 und 1811. Aus dem Englischen, und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von J. Ernst Ludw. Brauns.

      Weimar, Landes-Industrie-Comptoir 1819 - 8°. XVIII, 378 S., mit 8 gefalteten gestochenen Karten und 1 gefalteten Tabelle. Neuer Pappband mit Rückenschild und leichter Rückenvergoldung. (Neue Bibliothek der wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen, Bd. 17). Erste deutsche Ausgabe, sehr selten. - Sabin 47437; Engelmann 103. - Die deutsche Übersetzung von Melish's Beschreibung Nordamerikas basiert auf der zweiten erweiterten und überarbeiteten englischen Ausgabe, die 1815 (EA 1812) erschien. Der Autor, geboren in Schottland, reiste mehrere Male nach Nordamerika. Er gilt heute als der bedeutendste Kartograph Amerikas des 19. Jahrhunderts. - Der vorliegende Band enthält folgende Karten: Nordamerika, Atlantischer Ozean, Gegend um Pittsburg, Michigan, Kentucky, Wasserfälle des Ohio, Umgebung von Zanesville, sowie die Umgebung der Niagarafälle. - Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, Stempel auf Reihentitel, schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; 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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        Antigone

      First illustrated edition and mention of second edition after the original, published in 1815 by the same publisher. 6 figures a Broth antique engraved by Baquoy. Beautiful print on Velin and elegant typographic realization of Didot.Plein green morocco long contemporary grains. spine 4-board nerves, decorated 3-piece Dining, multiple rollers, nets, etc. Title and date browned. Flat cold-stamped with a central medallion Restoration; 4 wide angle irons connected by three nets coaching. Fine copy, very fresh, spots on serpentes and in the margins of engravings. Beautiful binding unsigned master. Roman philosophical and poetic greeted by Chateaubriand which was Ballanche friend. Ballanche while respecting the Greek myth of Antigone is a Christian heroine. More than a novel, it is a kind of prose poem in the style of the Martyrs of Chateaubriand, in which Ballanche replaces the inexorable destiny revenge. Antigone is one of the element of social Palingénésie Ballanche where humanist progresses through trials and expiations.Ex-Libris Library Courbonne. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! De l'imprimerie de Didot L'aîné Paris 1819 Grd. in 8 (14,5x23cm) 328pp. relié

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        Ansicht von Nassau und Stein bei Ems.

      - Umrißradierung 1819, von Chr. Gg. Hammer (1779-1864), auf cremefarbenem Velin mit Wasserzeichen: J Whatman Turkey Mill 1818. 47,3:57 cm. Mit der Adresse von Heinr. Wilmans, Frankfurt a.M. Vorzüglicher, gratiger Abdruck mit unterschiedlich breiten Rändern um die Plattenkante, leicht vertikale Mittelfalte geglättet. Literatur: F. Wilmans, Der Führer auf der Wasserfahrt von Frankfurt a.M. bis Mainz. Ein unentbehrlicher Anhang zu dem Panorama des Mains nebst dessen nächsten Umgebungen. Frankfurt a.M. 1829; F. Wilmans, Verlags-Catalog von Friedrich Wilmans in Frankfurt am Main. Frankfurt a.M. 1836; Ausst. Katalog:Anton Radl 1774-1852. Maler und Kupferstecher. Frankfurt a. M., Museum Giersch 2008, Nr. 92, Abb. Seite 1988. Der gebürtiger Wiener Landschafts- und Genremaler Anton Radl war wohl zu Lebzeiten einer der angesehensten Künstler der Mainstadt. Nach 1889 verließ er seine Heimat und gelangte über Brüssel, Aachen und Köln nach Frankfurt am Main, wo er bis zu seinem Tode leben sollte. Zunächst ging er hier in die Lehre des bekannten Verlegers J.G. Prestel (1739-1808), für den er auch Vorlagen nach Werken alter Meister für dessen druckgraphische Reproduktionen lieferte. Andere Themen waren zeitgenössischen Inhalts, wie Genreszenen aus den Napoleon. Kriegen, oder Ansichten mittelalterlicher Burgruinen und Stadtbefestigungen. Nach 1800 konnte er sich beim heimischen Publikum mit seinen Landschaften der Umgebung einen Namen machen. Überdies nahm seine zunehmend vielfältige druckgraphische Produktion einen bedeutenden Platz in seinem Gesamtschaffen ein.

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        Poems ... The Borough ... Tales ... Tales of the Hall

      London: J. Hatchard & John Murray, 1819. First edition of all but Poems (third edition). xxviii, 258, [2, ads]; [ii]-xli, [iii], 344; xxii, [ii], 398, [2, ads]; [ii]-xxiv, 326; [ii]-viii, 353, [1], [2, ads] pp., lacking half titles to Borough and Tales of the Hall. 5 vols. 8vo. Uniformly bound in contemporary green straight-grained morocco, gilt fillet and Greek key borders, gilt cornerpieces, a.e.g., by C. & J. White, Doncaster (ticket in vols. IV & V). Some foxing and toning. First edition of all but Poems (third edition). xxviii, 258, [2, ads]; [ii]-xli, [iii], 344; xxii, [ii], 398, [2, ads]; [ii]-xxiv, 326; [ii]-viii, 353, [1], [2, ads] pp., lacking half titles to Borough and Tales of the Hall. 5 vols. 8vo. A finely-bound set of first and early editions of the major later poetical works of George Crabbe (1754-1832). Includes a first edition of The Borough, tales of village life told in a series of letters in heroic couplets. Letter XXII recounts the tale of the child-murderer Peter Grimes and was the source of the libretto for Benjamin Britten's opera of the same name. Hayward 196 (for The Borough). Provenance: Cecil Copley (signature); Sir Joseph Copley (bookplate); Mount Saint Agnes College Library (bookplate)

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        Repertorium der Polizeigesetze und Verordnungen in den

      Königlich Preußischen Staaten. Ein Handbuch für die mit der Polizeiverwaltung beauftragten Beamten. Erster Theil. Bei Gebauer und Sohn. Halle. 1819, XIV, 570 S., rotes Vollleder, m. reicher ornamental. Vergoldung auf Rücken, beiden Deckeln, Kanten und Innenkanten, Rundum-Goldschnitt, (tadellos). Besonders schöner Einband. Widmungsexemplar an den Fürsten zu Sayn und Wittgenstein. Vollleder d. Zt.-1/2)Bild vom Einband.

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