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        TA., Festung Königstein, ("Vue occidentale de la forteresse de Königstein en Saxe").

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich ( n. u. v. C. G. Hammer b. Rittner in Dresden), um 1820, 46 x 63,5 Thieme - Becker, Bd. XV, 563. - Chr. Gottl. Hammer ( 1776 - 1864 ), Landschaftszeichner und Kupferstecher, war Schüler und später Prof. an der Dresdener Akademie und schuf zahlr. Vorlagen für Veduten aus der Umgebung von Dresden. - Blick aus den Bergen zur Festung, links eine Raststätte, i. Vgr. Spaziergänger. - Das Blatt ist allseitig bis zur Bildkante beschnitten ( ohne Bildverlust ).

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        Vue Interieure Du Pa De Kahouwera (Nouvelle Zealande) Engraving

      1820 - A rare engraving depicting an abandoned Maori pa on the eastern headland of Paroa Bay, Bay of Islands.Size of image 31mm x 240mm, with mat, 455mm x350mm. A rare and handsome engraving.

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        A young Zachary Taylor reports on a profiteering commissary including selling whiskey to the officers at inflated prices.

      Bay of St. Louis, July 28, 1820. 8" x 10". "Autograph Letter Signed, ""Z Taylor Lt Col 8th Rgt U.S. Infy Comdg,"" 1 page, 8"" x 10"", Bay of St. Louis, [Louisiana], July 25, 1820, addressed in his hand on the integral address leaf to Colonel George Gibson in Washington complaining about an Army commissary inflating the prices of stores sold to officers. Fold separations expertly repaired, one separation affects a small portion of the signature, small loss from seal tear not affecting text, else very good condition overall.An early letter from the future president during his years in Louisiana with the 8th Infantry Regiment at Bay St. Louis where they had been charged with constructing a military road from the Pearl River to Bay St. Louis on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico. ""The Ass[isstan]t Comi[ssar]y of Subsistence at this place - Lieut B. Bradley, has made a practice of charging the Officers a very high percentage above the contracted price for such parts of rations[?] as they [?] from him on orders for their Subsistence; viz, flour at twelve & a half dollars pr barrell [sic], Pork at twenty, Whiskey at one dollar per Gallon & other parts in the same proportion?" This percentage he says he charges for his trouble, as he is not bound to issue, only on requisitions. The regulation says 'Asst. comys. of Subsistence are permitted to sell to Officers of the Army such articles of Subsistence as they may require, charging them the contract price, to which must be added the transportation ?" thus some of the officers have been compelled to pay from twenty to fifty per cent for the provisions they have drawn for their own use - the transportation being only twenty[?] five per barrell from New Orleans to this place. This has caused much dissatisfaction among them. But as I do not wish to interfere improperly with an officer of your department, I have thought it most advisable to refer this matter to you; being confident, that if he has exceeded his instructions you will correct him, and if he is authorised [sic] to charge the foregoing prices for provisions I wish you to advise me on the subject as it will at once put to rest any unpleasant feelings on the Subject.""The commissary, Bradford Bradley of Louisiana, had been commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant. Despite accusations of profiteering, Bradley received a commission as 1st Lieutenant in November 1820. He was honorably discharged from the service in June 1821. "

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        Wildbad-Gastein" originale Tuschfederzeichnung ca. 49x33cm; handschriftlich betitelt, signiert und datiert "Sept. 1. 1820"

      - Das äußerst qualitätvolle Blatt am linken Rand stärker knickfaltig, am unteren Rand neben der Signatur mit 1cm langem Einriß; insgesamt leicht wellig. Blatt mit Wasserzeichen "Creshwick 1818".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Of Population. An Enquiry concerning the Power of Increase in the Numbers of Mankind, being an answer to Mr. Malthus's essay on that subject.

      London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1820 - Octavo (217 × 130 mm). Recent full calf to style, smooth spine ruled in gilt, red morocco label lettered in gilt, two-line border to covers in blind. Royal Institution of South Wales ink-stamp to title-page verso and p. 626 (final page), and of University College Swansea to p. 101, none affecting text, faint transverse crease to earlier leaves, upper outer corner f. S6 untrimmed and folded over (binding-shop oversight), pencil annotation to p. 359, very pale marginal tidemark from p. 511 to end, besides the occasional minor marginal spot. A very good copy. With the half-title (often discarded by Regency binders). First edition. Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population (1798) was originally framed as a corrective to the utopian hopes of both Condorcet and Godwin, but by the time the Essay reached its fifth edition in 1817 Godwin was no longer mentioned and in danger of being forgotten. Godwin's long-meditated answer points to restrictions in the food supply arising from the accumulation of property in the hands of a few. Among other remedies, Godwin proposes to make more land available for cultivation and to improve agricultural methods. Kress C535; Sabin 27676. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        L`Amfiteatro a Pompei.

       (Italien, ca. 1820). Orig.-Aquarell auf Papier. 12 x 18 cm. Unter Passepartout. Gerahmt.Versand D: 4,00 EUR Graphik, Italien

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        Of Population.

      London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown,, 1820. An Enquiry concerning the Power of Increase in the Numbers of Mankind, being an answer to Mr. Malthus's essay on that subject. Octavo (217 × 130 mm). Recent full calf to style, smooth spine ruled in gilt, red morocco label lettered in gilt, two-line border to covers in blind. With the half-title (often discarded by Regency binders). Royal Institution of South Wales ink-stamp to title-page verso and p. 626 (final page), and of University College Swansea to p. 101, none affecting text, faint transverse crease to earlier leaves, upper outer corner f. S6 untrimmed and folded over (binding-shop oversight), pencil annotation to p. 359, very pale marginal tidemark from p. 511 to end, besides the occasional minor marginal spot. A very good copy. First edition. Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population (1798) was originally framed as a corrective to the utopian hopes of both Condorcet and Godwin, but by the time the Essay reached its fifth edition in 1817 Godwin was no longer mentioned and in danger of being forgotten. Godwin's long-meditated answer points to restrictions in the food supply arising from the accumulation of property in the hands of a few. Among other remedies, Godwin proposes to make more land available for cultivation and to improve agricultural methods.

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        Wilhelmine Reichard, erste deutsche Luftschifferin, bey ihrer 15ten Luftfahrt im Prater zu Wien 1820.

      (Wien, 1820).Einblattdruck in Lithographie. Blattgr.: 29,5 x 22 cm; Abbildungsgr.: 24,5 x 18 cm. NDB 21, 293. - Zeigt den Feuerwerksplatz im Prater mit einer großen Menschenmenge mit einem aufsteigenden Ballon. Oberhalb "in den Wolken" das Porträt der Wilhelmine Reichard. Reichard (geb. am 2. April 1788 in Braunschweig; gest. am 22. Februar 1848 in Döhlen) war die erste Ballonfahrerin Deutschlands. Sie unternahm am 16. April 1811 ihre erste Alleinfahrt in einem Ballon. Bis 1820 führte sie 17 Fahrten aus, die sie auch zu wissenschaftlichen Zwecken nutzte. Als wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin ihres Gatten war sie auch auf dem Gebiet der Chemie tätig. Sie führte unter anderem Wetterbeobachtungen und Temperaturmessungen durch. - Adalbert Stifter wurde durch diesen Wiener Aufstieg wohl zu seiner frühen Erzählung "Der Condor" inspiriert, die kühne Ballonfahrerin Reichard wird als Vorlage der "Wanda" von Karl May angesehen. - Zu ihrer letzten Fahrt mit Aufstieg beim Münchner Oktoberfest 1820 wurde diese vorliegende Lithographie seitenverkehrt und mit veränderter Menschenmenge noch einmal veröffentlicht - In den Rändern minimal fleckig, in den Ecken tls. leicht knittrig und verso mit kl. Montageresten. Bücher de

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        VIEW NEAR THE FALLS OF SCHUYLKILL.

      Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, []. 1820 - Colored engraving, 15 1/4 x 12 inches to the plate mark. One chip in top margin and three chips in right margin, all outside the plate mark and under the mat line. A very good, fresh illustration. Matted. Joshua Shaw was a British landscape painter who came to the United States in 1817. He conceived the idea of a published series of American views, which he executed over the next few years, and which were published in Philadelphia as a series of nineteen plates entitled PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF AMERICAN SCENERY. The original edition of 1819 was issued by Moses Thomas and exists in only a few copies. The present plate is from the 1820 second issue published by Mathew Carey, also very rare. In this subtly colored scene, a rider walks his horse through a wooded opening toward a valley. The Schuylkill Falls are shown in the distance and a thickly wooded forest lies beyond. The valley is illuminated by sunlight pouring through a break in the cloudy sky. A wonderful view of a verdant Pennsylvania. DEÁK, PICTURING AMERICA 315. HOWES S345 (PICTURESQUE VIEWS OF AMERICAN SCENERY). MILES & REESE, AMERICA PICTURED TO THE LIFE 5. REESE, STAMPED WITH A NATIONAL CHARACTER 5.

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        A Dictionary of the Chinese Language, in three parts. Part the second, Chinese and English, arranged alphabetically. Part II. - Vol. I & II.

      Macao, Printed at the honorable East India Company\'s Press by T.T. Thoms, 1820. 4°, Hardcover/Pappeinband A DICTIONARY OF THE CHINESE LANGUAGE, IN THREE PARTS. PART THE FIRST CONTAINING CHINESE AND ENGLISH ARRANGED ACCORDING TO THE KEYS. PART THE SECOND, CHINESE AND ENGLISH ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY. AND THE THIRD PART, CONSISTING OF ENGLISH AND CHINESE. MACAO, CHINA, PRINTED AT THE HONOURABLE EAST INDIA COMPANY\'S PRESS BY P.P.THOMAS.... 1820. THESE TWO VOLUMES ARE THE COMPLETE SECOND PART \' CHINESE AND ENGLISH ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY\'. 11\"X9\", VOL.I: XX + 1090 PAGES. VOL.II: VI + 178 + 305 PAGES.Bound in recent buckram, the boards are actually greener than the photos suggest, the bindings are very sound and show no real wear. The first 80 or so leaves of the second volume have extensive repairs and some small losses, the rest of the volume and the first are in much better shape with a few small marginal tears only; there are chinese and english annotations in places throughout.Cordier, BS, 3, cols. 1592-3. China illustrata Nova 785: Two fonts of Chinese characters were used, a large one for main entries and a smaller one for the examples. According to Heijdra, Morrison had Chinese type cut directly onto type blanks. That is, the type was not cast from matrices and therefore, was not reproducible. According to Walter Henry Medhurst, China, London 1838, p. 268, the dictionary was printed by the East India Company, at a cost of 15.000 Pound. Macao, printed at the Honorable East India Press, by P(eter) P(erring) Thoms 1820. Zustand: S. 1-14 restauriert u. mit geringer Textverlust, ansonsten gutes u. seltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR China, Wörterbücher

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        The City of New York in the State of New York, North America

      Springland, near Bristol, PA: published by William Birch [and] William H. Morgan, 100 Arch Street, [Philadelphia], 1820. Ccpper engraving, handcoloured, expert repaired tears and restoration to blank margin. Sheet size: 21 7/8 x 28 5/8 inches. A fine example of the third state of "the Birch View with the Picnic Party". "This rendering of New York from across the East River is a companion to William Birch's view of Philadelphia ... and was issued by the artist to arouse interest in a projected series of views of New York, which never appeared. Birch explains in his unpublished autobiography ... that he visited New York frequently in his endeavor to prepare an iconography of the city ... 'I took many turns to New York where I met with friendly reception and politeness. I had nearly completed a sett of drawings of that city which I meant to publish as a companion Vollum to the Philadelphia; but found profits of the undertaking was not equal to the expence of travelling and the support of my family.' 'The Drawing of New-York,' wrote Birch in the promotional literature for the view, 'is from the opposite shore of the Sound, as it appears from a great eminence, forming a chaste and grand subject, very similar to the choice of subject made use of by the celebrated Salvator Rosa; the Bay is seen, and the opposite bank of the North River over the busy town at sunset, contrasting in the foreground with the quiet grazing of a horse under the wreck of an ancient tree, upon a sequestered lawn on Long-Island.' The description was included in a prospectus for the first edition of Birch's Philadelphia views. In the second state of the engraving, a picnic party was substituted for the white horse, and other changes were made ... [The present example is from the third state], similar to the second, but with the imprint of William H. Morgan ... in this form the plate was reissued about 1820." (Deak). The view shows a family enjoying a picnic on Brooklyn Heights at a place that gives a nice panoramic view of Manhattan from the southeast and which shows all the major buildings of the City in 1802, the date depicted, beginning with the south end of the Battery on the left. Visible through the masts of the ship on the river is the steeple of Trinity Church (at the west end of Wall Street). Farther to the right are St. Paul's, St. George's, the Dutch Reformed Church and numerous other prominent features. Cf. Deak Picturing America 245; cf. Pyne Collection (1912) 29; Stauffer 2884; cf. Stokes I, plate 77 and pp.468-469.

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        Steinla, Moritz. - "Männlicher Akt".

      - Historische Zeichnung. Bleistiftzeichnung, laviert, um 1820. Von Moritz Steinla. 60 x 43,6 cm (Blatt). Bildmäßige Studie eines nach rechts schreitenden männlichen Aktes. Der muskulöse Körper wurde in einem spannungsvollen Moment der Bewegung festgehalten und wiederspiegelt Kraft und Dynamik. Exzellente Arbeit des Künstlers in Bleistift, teils mit Tusche laviert, auf dunklem, gräulichen Bütten des 19. Jahrhunderts ausgeführt. Äußerst dekoratives Blatt, dem Zeitgeist des ausgehenden Klassizismus verhaftet. - Mittelfalte geglättet. Oberer und unterer Rand angeschmutzt und etwas knitterspurig. Abgesehen davon sehr schönes Blatt in insgesamt guter Erhaltung. Unikat. Moritz Steinla (1791 Steinlah - 1858 Dresden). Eigentlich Franz Anton Erich Moritz Müller. Deutscher Kupferstecher und Maler. Studierte zunächst an der Kunstakademie in Dresden. Später hielt er sich in Italien auf, wo er in Florenz und Mailand die professionelle Kupferstecherkunst erlernte. Ab 1837 war er in Dresden als Professor auf diesem Gebiet an der Kunstkademie tätig. Seine Werke sind in zahlreichen Museen und Kabinetten vertreten.

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        Verschiedene Fangmethoden für Geflügel und vierfüßige Raubthiere. - Jagdgeräthe'.

      - Inkunabel der Lithographie v. Karl Dietrich Pirscher in Braunschweig, um 1820, 31 x 40,5 Thieme-Becker, Künstler-Lexikon, Bd.XXVII, S.90. - Pirscher (1791 - 1857) führte 1820 den Steindruck in Braunschweig ein, in Form einer Formulardruckerei für die herzogl. Behörden. - Seltenes Darstellung zur Jagd. - Zeigt die Beutetiere (Eule, Falken, Schnepfen, Wildkatze, verschiedene Fallen umgeben von Jagderäten u.- utensilien sowie Wildschweine, Füchse, Hirsche u.a. - Sehr dekorativ! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments. Vol. 5, containing the New Testament.

      Serampore [India]: Printed at the Mission Press 8vo (20.5 cm; 8.125"). 649 pp.. 1820 First and apparently sole printing of any portion of the Bible in Bikaneri (a.k.a.Vikanera), a Marwari language of the Rajasthan region of India. The text is in Devangari characters with an added title-page in English that reports the text was "translated from the originals into the Vikanera language by the Serampore missionaries." The title-page also makes clear that this was meant to be vol. V of a complete translation of the Bible, but that project was never completed and it seems no other books of the Bible have been translated into the language. The non-English title-page reads, in transliteration: "Svaraki sagali katha, jake adamyamkem uddharavei aura calanavei codem karyochem, u, Dharma pustaka, unko chedalo virada, va mhakem taranavala Bhagavanna Yisukhrishtaka phayadaki, Mangalika vatam." => The paper used for the text seems to be native-made laid stock. WorldCat and NUC combine to locate only six copies in U.S. libraries, one of which is this one, properly deaccessioned. Provenance: Ex?-Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School library; properly deaccessioned. Contemporary boards covered with blue paper a bit scuffed, soiled, and with areas of wear; original paper shelfback replaced with cloth of a closely matching color. A very little library pencilling; no stamps.

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        [title in Kyrgyz in Arabic charaters, transliterated as Enjil moqqadas yani Isah Masihnak yani wasiati awalky tasnif; i.e., The New Testament].

      Astrakhan: [Russian Bible Society] 8vo. [302] ff.. 1820 First printing of the New Testament in Kirghiz language, also known as Kyrghyz or Kazakh, a Turkish language chiefly now spoken in Kazakhstan; the text is printed entirely in Arabic characters. Production of this complete N.T. was preceded by a printing of the Matthew Gospel in 1818. Darlow and Moule write of this translation that it was "prepared on the basis of H. Brunton's version in Nogai . . . by Charles Fraser, an agent of the Scottish Missionary Society at Orenburg." Binding: Black cloth ca. 1840s (not '20s), elaborately blind-embossed in a style that uses elements not specifically ecclesiastical to produce an effect that is powerfully and definitely so — an interesting, subtle exercise. Searches of NUC, WorldCat, and COPAC locate only three copies: one in Scotland, one in London (not the BL), and one in the U.S. (California). Bound as above, lightly worn. Scattered light foxing. A very good copy.

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        The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments. Vol. 5, containing the New Testament.

      Serampore [India]: Printed at the Mission Press 8vo (20.5 cm; 8.125"). 649 pp.. 1820 First and apparently sole printing of any portion of the Bible in Bikaneri (a.k.a.Vikanera), a Marwari language of the Rajasthan region of India. The text is in Devangari characters with an added title-page in English that reports the text was "translated from the originals into the Vikanera language by the Serampore missionaries." The title-page also makes clear that this was meant to be vol. V of a complete translation of the Bible, but that project was never completed and it seems no other books of the Bible have been translated into the language. The non-English title-page reads, in transliteration: "Svaraki sagali katha, jake adamyamkem uddharavei aura calanavei codem karyochem, u, Dharma pustaka, unko chedalo virada, va mhakem taranavala Bhagavanna Yisukhrishtaka phayadaki, Mangalika vatam." => The paper used for the text seems to be native-made laid stock. WorldCat and NUC combine to locate only six copies in U.S. libraries, one of which is this one, properly deaccessioned. Provenance: Ex–Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School library; properly deaccessioned. Contemporary boards covered with blue paper a bit scuffed, soiled, and with areas of wear; original paper shelfback replaced with cloth of a closely matching color. A very little library pencilling; no stamps.

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        The Miscellaneous Works Of Tobias Smollett With Memoirs of His Life And Writings, By Robert Anderson, The Sixth Edition In Six Volumes - a splendid Regency binding but LACKING the portrait.

      Edinburgh: Printed For Stirling, Fairburn & Anderson et al. 1820 - Six volumes octavo in a lovely Regency period red straight-grained morocco, profusely decorated in gilt and blind; gilt turn-ins; original drab endpapers; all edges gilt. There is a little rubbing and scuffing and the last two leaves of Volume 2 have an old and expert repair to the top corners - overall, an excellent example of Regency binding. Extra postal rate will apply. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La torre del Marzocco a Livorno.

      1820 circa. Gouache, cm 20,2 x 30,2 (la parte figurata) e cm 23,2 x 33,2 (il foglio), sottile margine di filetto nero appena percettibile e ben integrato a una più alta filettatura sempre in nero, titolo scritto in bianco, in minuto stampatello al margine inferiore. Scena raffigurante la Torre del Marzocco, con alcune piccole figure di pescatori intente al lavoro intorno ad alcune barche sulla riva, altre miniaturali figure accennate in lontanananza sempre sulla riva, piccole imbarcazioni a vela nel mare; il tutto avvolto in un'atmofera velata e mattutina. Minime punti di mancanza di colore ai margini del filetto nero, bella la coloritura che spazia tra il marrone della costa e il turchese del mare, per attenuarsi nelle tonalità più lievi del celeste e del rosato del cielo. Usuali difetti della carta ma in buono lo stato di conservazione.

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        ALPHABET. - C. Vorzeichnung für der Buchstaben "C" eines Abc-Kinderbuchs. Über 20 Personen, Tiere, Gegenstände und Szenen auf einem Blatt.

      - Aquarell, um 1820, 18 x 21 cm. Die Darstellungen umfassen den Buchstaben C (z.B. Cembalo, Cervelat) und K (z.B. Kaffeeservice, Krokodil, Kamel, Kürassier) und Z (z. B. Zirkel, Zitrone). - Fein komponierte, qualitätvolle Arbeit.

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        Thebes. Byban el Molouk. Statues et Fragmens de Granit Noir et de Granit Rouge Trouves dans les Tombeaux des Rois a L'Ouest, Couvercles de Vases Trouves dans les Hypogees.

      Paris. Panckouke. Ca. 1820. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approx. 17 x 23 inches on sheet approximately 21 x 28 inches. Very good condition: 1/2 inch tear to mid upper edge and soft crease to upper right corner (both well outside image area), light scattered foxing (mainly in outer margins). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 81 from Volume II of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. Shown are red and black granite statues and fragments, including ushabtis (funerary figurines) and covers for canopic jars; the quality of the engraving powerfully evokes the splendor of these beautiful carvings.

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        Selseleh (Silsilis.) Vue des Grottes Taillees a L'Entree des Anciennes Carrieres.

      Paris. Panckouke. Ca. 1820. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approx. 17 x 25 inches on sheet approximately 21 x 28 inches. Very good condition: very light scattered foxing (mainly outside image area), a few short tears to edges (image not affected). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 47 from Volume I of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. Shown is a view of Royal Shrines hollowed out of the cliff at the entrance to the ancient quarries found at Silsilis (Silsila); the quality of the engraving powerfully evokes the splendor of this ancient sight.

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        Georgicas portuguezas, por Luiz da Silva Mozinho de Albuquerque, dedicadas a sua mulher D. Anna Mascarenhas de Ataide.

      Paris, Na Officina de Bobée, 1820. - 12°, contemporary tree sheep (slight rubbing and minor wear), flat spine richly gilt with crimson morocco lettering piece, gilt letter, gilt borders on covers, gilt tooling to edges of covers, head and foot of spine milled, marbled endleaves, all text block edges gilt. A special copy on thick paper. Occasional foxing. Overall in very good to fine condition. (4 ll.), 211 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of the author's first book. An extensive analysis and generally favorable criticism of this poem by Candido José Xavier appeared in @Annaes das Sciencias e Artes, volume X, part 1. Almeida Garrett, in his "Bosquejo histórico" at the beginning of volume I of the @Parnaso lusitano, on page lxvi, praises it effusively. In general, later critics have been more reserved.Mousinho de Albuquerque (1792-1846), became a colonel in the army engineering corps, Provador da Casa da Moeda, where he lectured on physics and chemistry, Governor of Madeira, Inspector of Public Works, deputy in various legislatures, and minister in several constitutional governments. An active proponent of the liberal cause, he died at Torres Vedras of a bullet wound in the Lutas da Patuleia. A member of the Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa, his textbook @Curso elementar de física e química (5 volumes, Lisbon 1824) is said to be the first such complete work in Portuguese, while @Ideas sobre o estabelecimento da instrução em Portugal (Paris 1823) was a comprehensive plan for university reform.*** Innocêncio V, 324; on the author see also V, 323; VII, 127; and XVI, 71. Ramos @A edição de língua portuguesa em França 58. See also @Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, I, 621. Porbase locates three copies, all in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Copac repeats British Library only. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Amalie Helvig geborne Freyin von Imhoff").

      Berlin, 7. II. 1820. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit Siegel. "Wohlgeborner Herr! Da Sie hochgeschäzter Herr die Ihnen übrigen Exemplare des Mährgens vom Wolfsbrunnen doch nicht weiterdisponiren, so ersuche ich Sie mir das Ganze gefällgst zu schiken, da es mir so oft vorkommt um irgend eine meiner Arbeiten angesprochen zu werden und ich nichts beßres thun kann als die Anfragenden mit dieser kleinen Arbeit abzufertigen, die ohnehin fast gar nicht im Buchhandel gekommen ist. Auch nach Schweden habe ich in Kurzem Gelegenheit noch welche zu schiken, da man mir [.] geschrieben daß die von Ihnen dahin gegangenen bereits vergriffen sind. Wollen Sie die Gefälligkeit haben den Bedienten wissen zu lassen wann er das Ganze abholen kann. Die kleine Berechnung, welche Sie etwa noch dabey mit mir haben könnten erbitte ich mir zugleich und habe die Ehre mit besonderer Hochachtung zu verbleiben [.]". Das Gegenblatt am Rand im Umfang eines Blattdrittels beschnitten (Verlust der Adresse). - Amalie von Imhoff war zeitweilig Mitglied des Heidelberger Romantikerkreises um Sulpiz Boisserée gewesen; ihre "Sage vom Wolfsbrunnen", die auf die lokale, schon von Opitz bedichtete Legende anspielt, war 1814 erschienen.

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        Carolinenhain; Goldfischteich; Gothische Brücke; Teich mit Pappelinsel). 4 Lithographien v. Jakob Alt aus "Laxenburg bei Wien in bildlicher Darstellung" Wien, lithogr. Institut 1820-26,

      - Nebehay-Wagner 359. - Privatdruck auf Befehl Kaiser Franz I. in sehr kleiner, nicht für den Handel bestimmter Auflage erschienen. - Tls. etw. fleckig. 4 Blätter zusammen:

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        Swiss Scenery

      1820 - (SWITZERLAND) COCKBURN, James P. Swiss Scenery. London: Rodwell & Martin, 1820. Quarto, contemporary full blue pebbled morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated covers and spine, tan morocco inlays on covers, raised bands, watered silk endpapers, top edge gilt, uncut. $2200.First edition of this lovely survey of Swiss landscapes and scenery, with engraved title page, vignette, and 60 full-page engraved plates. Very handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt.As a young cadet, career military officer Major-General James P. Cockburn (1779-1847) was a pupil of Paul Sandby, who was many years professor of landscape-drawing at the Royal Military Academy. Cockburn “became a very accomplished artist. During periods of leave… he executed many drawings of continental scenery, which were engraved and published under the titles of Swiss Scenery (London, 1820), Views of the Valley of Aosta (London, 1822), et al.… These drawings supplied the continental ‘scenes’ for illustrated editions, annuals, and similar works of various descriptions for long afterwards… Cockburn was in the habit of using the camera lucida to insure exactness of landscape detail” (DNB). Bookplate.Minor discoloration to front cover. A few spots of foxing to engraved title page and margins of several plates, images and text generally clean. A beautifully bound copy in extremely good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MINEROLOGICAL MAP OF ITALY: Carte D'Italie Divisée en ses Divers états avec les plans des Principales Villes, 1820.

      - This map is an extraordinary and pioneering mineralogical map of Italy and a landmark in the thematic cartography of the region. At first, it appears to simply be a large and attractive conventional map, albeit printed on linen cloth. However, upon closer inspection, the map is revealed to be an exquisitely detailed guide to the mineral wealth of Italian Peninsula and islands. Printed in Paris in 1820, the map was compiled by Nicolas Maire, royal engineer and geographer to King Louis XVIII, and is based on careful selection of the best available published sources, as well as groundbreaking information acquired by Napoleon Bonaparte’s officials during the lengthy French occupation of Italy. The map is founded on an accurate topographic template and features detailed information on the road systems that traverse the region. It embraces all of Italy, as well as the adjacent regions of neighboring countries. Presented along the sides of main map are 6 detailed city plans, including: Florence, Venice, Turin, Rome, Naples and Milan, each accompanied by a key to main monuments with explanatory text. A sophisticated array of symbols presented thorough the map identifies innumerable sites where 18 different types of minerals can be found throughout the region. The map was made for practical use by government officials, mining investors, academics and naturalists – anyone who had an interest in Italy’s mineralogy and geology. The map was printed on light, yet high quality, linen cloth so that it could be easily carried in a traveller’s pocket, as one followed the delineated roads on their way to the marked mining areas. The mineralogical symbols are explained in the legend entitled, ‘Mines et Carrieres’, located in the lower right of the main map. These include symbols for Or (gold), Argent (silver), Cuivre (copper), Fer (iron), Etain (tin), Plomb (lead), Mercure (mercury or quicksilver), Alun (alum), Antimoine (antimony), Souffre (sulfur), Sel Gemme (rock salt), Forges (metal forges / foundaries), Marbre (marble), Granit (aux Alpes) (Granite, in the Alps), Calcaire (limestone), Charbon (carbon), Eaux Thermales (thermal springs) and Eaux Froides (artesian springs). The map is an unprecedented compilation of a variety of the very best sources, many of which appear for the first time on a single printed map. Some of Maire’s intelligence was gleaned from named authorities, for the note above the mineralogical symbols reads: ‘Disseminees dans cette Carte d’Italie Conformement aux indications puisses dans les differens ouvrages qui traitent de la minerologie de cette terre classique, surtour dans ceux de Saussure, Dolomieu, Robbilante, Ferber, Axuni, Galanti et autres.’ (translation: ‘Disseminated throughout this Map of Italy [are symbols] in accordance with the information that appears in different works that concern the mineralogy this classic land, such as those of Saussure, Dolomieu, Robillante, Ferber, Axuni, Galanti amongst others.’). These named sources include Horace Bénédicte de Saussure (1740-99), a Swiss physicist, mountaineer and amateur geologist who is often hailed as the ‘founder of alpinism’. He travelled though many of the Alpine regions on the map, making insightful observations as to geology and mineral deposits. While not all of his information was scientifically correct, he made many discoveries that provided an excellent foundation for future investigations. Another key source were the writings of Johann Jakob Ferber (1743-90), a Swedish-Prussian scientist and traveller who was responsible for revolutionary observations on the mineralogy of Northern Italy and what is today Slovenia. He extensively explored Italy from Tuscany northwards, making highly accurate and detailed descriptions of mineral deposits and mines, described in his book, Travels through Italy: in the years 1771 and 1772 (1776). Additionally, Ferber’s Briefe aus Wälschland (Prague, 1773), features a magisterial study on the mineralogy of the eastern Ital

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        RELATION D'UN VOYAGE A LA CÔTE DU NORD-OUEST DE L'AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE DANS LES ANNÉES 1810, 11, 12, 13, ET 14

      Montreal, 1820. Half title. Contemporary calf, expertly rebacked in matching style, spine gilt, retaining original leather label. Some minor scattered foxing. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth clamshell box. This is the first printed account of the Astoria enterprise. Franchère sailed from New York in 1810 and spent 1811-14 at Astoria. He returned overland through Canada and settled in Montreal. He provides the only firsthand account of the massacre of the crew of the Tonquin on the Northwest Coast, as related to him by the native interpreter who was the sole survivor, and who escaped after being held captive by the Indians for two years. Streeter calls Franchère's narrative "the first printed account of the overland journey back from Oregon to the east through Canada." A British edition published in 1854 is a fairly common book, but this original Montreal edition has become rare. This copy contains the half title, "a particularly scarce feature" (Eberstadt).

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        Autograph letter signed and dated 1820.

      - Single sheet 22.5 cm by 18 cm, holograph letter in ink in the entire hand of John Latham. Original folds, some slight loss and tear. An excellent holograph letter in which Latham discusses the "publication of my long intended new work on birds" [A General History of Birds, 1821-1828]. Medical practitioner John Latham (1740-1837) "was a man born at the right time, with the appropriate qualities to perform an onerous task. He determined to describe all known species of birds and to record the discoveries of new species as they occurred, at a time when the number of discoveries was increasing at an accelerating pace, for fifty years he was the chief recorder of the world" (Jackson p. 136). Thus Latham's great works, the General Synopsis and the General History, coincided with exciting discoveries from the New World. Both works are central to Australian ornithology with over 450 species described. The General History lists most species known at that time, many as first descriptions, and at least 16 Australian birds are figured. Many of the species included were later listed by Vigors and Horsfield in their classic paper on the taxonomy of Australian birds published 1827.

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        31 Kupferstichtafeln von G. St. Hilaire nach H.J. Redouté u.a. (Paris, um 1820). Blattgr. 70 x 54 cm.

      1820 - 1. 16 Fischdarstellungen (Tafeln I-XVII, ohne Tafel XIII) wie Tigerfisch, Kugelfisch, Piranha u.a. 2. 8 Reptiliendarstellungen wie Krokodile oder Leguane. 3. 7 Säugetierdarstellungen von u.a. Hasen, Igel oder Fledermäusen.- Meist 2 oder mehr Darstellungen auf 1 Blatt.- Mit Randläsionen, angestaubt, teils feuchtrandig im oberen Fünftel. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        \"Glasfabrikation auf dem Aile\" (EINZELBLATT), (bei Neustadt zwischen Freiburg und Donaueschingen) aus:\"Trachten, Volksfeste und charakteristische Beschäftigungen im Grosherzogthum Baden in XII malerischen Darstellungen und mit historisch-topographischen Notizen begleitet\" (BLATT 2 AUS DER REIHE),

      Freiburg, in der Herder\'schen Kunst- und Buchhandlung (1820-27). ca. 28 x 21 cm, montiertes Blatt und Titel hinter Passepartout SEHR SELTENE UND QUALITÄTSVOLLE altkolorierte Aquatinta-Radierung Versand D: 5,00 EUR La 23254, Originalgraphik

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        Neuestes Gemälde der Erde und ihrer Bewohner, oder Schilderung der vorzüglichsten Merkwürdigkeiten, der Sitten und Gebräuche, der Lebensart und den Kostümen der verschiedenen Völkerschaften aller Welttheile; mit Landschafts- und Städte-Prospekten, Ansichten von Palästen und Abbildungen anderer merkwürdigen Denkmäler der ältern und neuern Zeit. Erste Lieferung: Spanien, mit Kupfern. Erster Band.

      Schweidnitz, gedruckt und herausgegeben von Carl Friedrich Stuckart, (1820). - Tit., 232 S., (26) farb. Kpf.Taf., gr.okt., neuer. HPgmt., tls. st. stockfl. --Kupfer: Spanische Brautleute. Student von Salamanca. Landleute von der Insel Iviza. Dienstmädchen von Salamanca. Landmann und Matrose von Mayorca. Bauer bei Salamanca und Landmiliz. Leoneser aus Astorga. Landleute bey Salamanca. Eine Spanische Dame mit ihrer Duegna in die Messe gehend. Castilianer aus der Provinz Avila. Landleute aus der Gegend von Toro. Arragonier. Tanz der Gitanos od. Ziegeuner. Guerillas. Toreadoren. Stiergefecht. Pantana von Alicante. Toledo. Das Schloß von Segovia. Das königl. Schloß von Madrid. Die Adrianische Höhle. Der Montserrat. Dom von Sevilla. Aeussere Ansicht der Hauptkirche zu Taragona. Die Stadt und Festung Gibraltar. Matador, der sich gegen den Stier stellt. Löwenhof in Alhamra.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait miniature on ivory.

      c.1820 - Painted on ivory, oval (90 × 75 mm), in attractive contemporary embossed gilt window mount, framed and glazed. Late nineteenth-century MS genealogical notes mounted on the backboard, including family tree. Also note "Painted circa 1820" and a catalogue number. Ivory rippled, and with two hair-line cracks, but the colour still strong, and remains attractive. Neil Benjamin Edmonstone (1765-1841) was the youngest of the five sons of Sir Archibald Edmonstone, first baronet of Duntreath. Edmonstone was admitted to the East India Company as a writer, travelling out Calcutta in 1783. "He soon gained entry to the secretariat: he was made deputy Persian translator by Earl Cornwallis in 1789, and Persian translator by Sir John Shore in 1794, and in 1798 he was appointed by the earl of Mornington (later Marquess Wellesley) as his private secretary. In that capacity, in 1799, he accompanied the governor-general to Madras and took part in the campaign which crushed Tipu Sultan Promoted on 1 January 1801 to the post of secretary of the government of India's secret and political department, Edmonstone was made responsible for the planning of relations with all princely states. As such, he played an important part in forming strategies which led to the subduing of the Maratha confederacy led by the peshwa. The 'Wellesley policy' of assuring company hegemony in India by means of a system of 'subsidiary alliances' can be attributed to Edmonstone, though he remained discreetly in the background" (ODNB). He remained in the post after Wellesley left in 1805, and continued to "reinforce the [imperial] system he had done so much to initiate". With the arrival of Lord Minto as governor-general in 1807 "Edmonstone's powerful influence became, if anything, even stronger. Again, as in the days of Lord Wellesley, he acted as the governor-general's private secretary, and in this capacity he soon gained as much influence over policy as he had possessed before". Late in 1809 he became Chief Secretary to the Government of India; and, in 1812, he succeeded his colleague and friend James Lumsden as member of the supreme council at Calcutta. When he retired from India at the end of his five year term "the company's 'paramountcy' over India was nearly complete. His thirty-four years of service in India were crowned, soon after his return to England, by election to the East India Company's court of directors". In Lives of Indian Officers J. W. Kaye described him as "the ubiquitous Edmonstone, one of the most valuable officials and far-seeing statesmen which the Indian civil service has ever produced".

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        PFERDE. "Le Chasseur". Der Jäger beim Laden seiner Flinte, rechts zwei Jagdhunde, hinter ihm sein gesatteltes Pferd unter Bäumen.

      - Aquatintaradierung von Louis Philibert Debucourt nach Carle Vernet, um 1820, 44 x 55 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. VIII, S. 511 (Debucourt); Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXIV, S. 282. - Mit einer leichten, kaum sichtbaren Quetschfalte im rechten Bildbereich und kleinen hinterlegten Einrisse im weißen Rand.

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        Ein mit einer mittelalterlichen Rüstungen gewandeter Seltänzer besteigt ein Schrägseil; einbeinig auf dem Seil stehend balanciert er sich mit einer Stange aus.

      O. O., ca. 1820.Unbezeichneter Holzschnitt. Blattgr.: 43 x 39 cm. Bitte um Beachtung: Wir sind bis einschließlich 14.01.2016 im Urlaub, der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erfolgt am 15.01. - Please note: Until Jan. 14th we are on holidays, ordered items will be mailed at Jan. 15th. Bücher de

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        TEGERNSEE. - Tracht. Hübsche junge Tegernseerin an einem Tisch sitzend.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie von Lorenz Quaglio, um 1820, 25,5 x 20,5 cm. Winkler 642, 53. - Aus dem 2. Heft der "Studien nach der Natur". - Mit breitem Rand und frischem Altkolorit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Album lithographique (Privatalbum). 19 Orig.-Lithographien.

      ca 1820 Quer-4°, 19 Taf. , OLwd., Berieben, Seidenhemdchen etwas stockfleckig, Lithos min. fingerfleckig sonst sauber. Unterschiedliche Künstler. meist im Stein signiert. Jean Lubin VAUZELLE (1776 - 1837. Constant Bourgeois (1767-1841). Carle Vernet (1758-1836). Thiénon. Claude (1772-1846). Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840). Jean-Baptiste Aubry-Lecomte (1797-1858); Nicolas Henri Jacob (1782-1871). Unterschiedliche Sujets: Landschaften. Araber. Antike. von Redouté - eine Rose. Kirchgang. Prähistorische Jagd. Schöne Schäferin. Römisches Paar beim Kulturgenuss. Mutter mit Kind auf Esel. Antike Löwenjagd. Kreuzritter in den armen einer orientalischen Dame. Arabischer Feldherr. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik

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        Plan de Philae. Plan General de l'Ile et de ses Environs

      Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 29 x 23 inches on sheet size 43 x 27 1/2 inches, centerfold as issued. Very good condition: light scattered foxing (mainly outside plate area), a few tears to upper and lower edge (well outside plate area). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. A beautiful engraved map showing the island of Philae with temples and other edifices and its situation in the Nile. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 1 from Volume I of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

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        Thebes. Byban el Molouk. Plan Topographique de l'Extremite de la Vallee des Tombeaux des Rois

      Paris.: Panckouke.. No date. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approximately 23 1/2 x 24 1/4 inches on sheet size 27 1/2 x 40 inches, centerfold as issued. Very good condition: light scattered foxing (mainly outside plate area). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. A double page image - a topographical map showing the Valley of the Kings and surrounding environs. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 77 from Volume II of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. .

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        Ile de Philae. Vue Generale Prise du Cote du Nord Est

      Paris.: Panckouke.. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approx. 17 x 23 inches on sheet approximately 21 x 28 inches. Very good condition: light scattered foxing (mainly outside image area), faint crease in upper left corner of image. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 3 from Volume I of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. Shown is a view of the Island of Philae from the North East; the quality of the engraving powerfully evokes the splendor of the beautiful structures and surrounding landscape. .

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        Thebes. Karnak

      Paris.: Panckouke.. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approx. 15 x 21 inches on sheet approximately 21 x 28 inches. Very good condition: a few 1/2 inch tears to edges (image not affected), light scattered foxing (mainly outside image area), faint vertical lines in mid upper image. Publisher's blindstamp at top right. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 19 from Volume III of the Antiquities section of the monumental publication "Description de L'Egypte," which documented the research of the "savants" who accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte's ambitious expedition to Egypt (1798-1801). The full title, translated into English reads "Description of Egypt, or the collection of observations and research made in Egypt during the Expedition of the French Army" hinting at the varied purposes of this foray into the Middle East. The European demand for information about Egypt and its glorious monuments led to the publication of two editions of the work, with engravings pulled from the same printing plates; this is from the second edition, uncolored as issued. Shown is a view of the Forecourt at the Temple of Karnak in Thebes showing the pylon of the Temple of Ramesses III in the lower right corner of the image; the quality of the engraving powerfully evokes the splendor of this beautiful edifice. .

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        Doctor Syntax in Paris or A Tour in Search of the Grotesque. A Humorous & Satirical Poem.

      Printed for W. Wright, London 1820 - In-8 de VIII-318 pp., maroquin rouge, dos orné à nerfs, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, dentelle intérieure, non rogné (bound by Riviere & Son). Edition originale. Frontispice, vignette de titre et 16 gravures hors-texte aquarellés d'après le caricaturiste anglais Charles Williams (1797-1830). Avatar des fameux voyages de la plus populaire des caricatures anglaises du début du XIXe siècle, Doctor Syntax, créé par le dessinateur Rolawdson et mis en vers par l'écrivain William Combe. Les trois premiers volumes furent publiés entre 1812 et 1821 sous le titre générique The Tour of Dr Syntax et furent suivis de nombreuses imitations dont une adaptation française sous le titre de Don Quichotte Romantique. « The author of the text (of Doctor Syntax in Paris) is unknown, but, although this is manifestly in plates and general style a Syntax imitation, the text might conceivably be genuinely by Combe » (Abbey, Travel, 109). Ex-libris manuscrit à l'encre du temps L. Teacort ; ex-libris Herbert L. Carlebach. Très bel exemplaire non rogné dans une reliure anglaise en maroquin rouge signée Riviere and son. Houfe, The Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators, p. 348. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Ansicht vom Diana-Bad in der Leopoldstadt .". Altkolorierte Umrissradierung aus ARTARIA, Mahlerische und merkwürdige Ansichten ., Wien um 1820.

      - Bildformat 27 x 39,5 cm. Die heutige Obere Donaustraße am Donaukanal mit dem 1810 eröffneten zweistöckigen Bad, das später auch als Ballsaal adaptiert werden konnte (heute Nr. 93-95). 1867 wurde hier vom Wiener Männergesang-Verein erstmals der Strauß-Walzer "An der schönen blauen Donau" gesungen. Biedermeier-Staffage, im Hintergrund die Vorstadt Rossau. - Bis zum Plattenrand beschnitten. Nebehay-Wagner 59/29.

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        Geschichte von Hessen durch Christoph Rommel. 9 Bände. - Band 1: Erster Theil: Von den ältesten Zeiten bis zum Anfang der Landgrafschaft Hessen. - Band 2: Zweyter Theil: Von dem Anfange des Fürstenthums und der Landgrafschaft Hessen bis zur Theilung unter den Söhnen Ludwigs des Friedsamen. - Band 3: Dritter Theil, Erste Abtheilung: Von der Theilung Hessens unter den Söhnen Ludwigs des Friedsamen bis zur Theilung unter den Söhnen Philipps des Großmütigen oder bis zum Anfang der jetzigen Haupt-Linien. - Band 4: Des dritten Theils, zweyte Abtheilung: Von der völligen Einführung der Reformation in Hessen bis zum Tode Philipp\'s des Großmütigen, ober bis zum Anfang der jetzigen hessischen Haupt-Linien. 1528-1567. - Band 5: Vierter Theil, erste Abtheilung. - Band 6: Vierter Thei,l zweite Abtheilung. - Band 7: Vierter Theil, dritte Abtheilung. - Band 8: Vierter Theil, vierte Abtheilung. Band 9: Erster Band.

      Cassel: Hampe; später Verlag von Friedrich Perthes und Verlag von Theodor Fischer 1820-1853. 9 Bände (von 10; nicht vollständig). Erster bis vierter Theil in 8 Bänden sowie 9. Band. Bände 6, 8 und 9 mit mehrfach gefalteten Stammtafeln. 8° (20,5 x 13 cm). Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Titeln auf roten und blauen Rückenschildern. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Christoph Rommel (1781-1859) war ein deutscher Historiker und Philologe. \"Bleibende Bedeutung besitzt seine „Geschichte von Hessen“ (10 Bände, 1820–1858) von der germanischen Zeit bis zu den Anfängen Landgraf Karls I. In der Tradition der spätaufklärerischen Landesgeschichtsschreibung legte Rommel ein Grundlagenwerk gemäß den methodischen und theoretischen Grundsätzen des Historismus vor. Die hessische Nation galt ihm unter der gottgegebenen Herrschaft des Hausos Brabant als geschichtswirksame und raumbildende Macht. Die Regierungszeit Philipps I. interpretierte er als Kulminationspunkt der politischen und konfessionellen Existenz des hessischen Staates und Volkes, das den \"Kreislauf seiner Geschichte\" erst zu erfüllen habe, bevor es in der deutschen Nation aufgehen könne. Unter dem Eindruck der Französischen Revolution und der Verfassung des Königreichs Westphalen, dessen Reformanstrengungen er zwar partiell als zeitgemäß ansah, aber trotzdem als nicht \"geschichtlich begründet\" verwarf, wandelte sich Rommel vom Vertreter einer \'gemäßigten\' Aufklärung nach 1815 zum unbedingten Verfechter einer neoabsolutistischen Fürstenherrschaft. Dieser stellte er sein Werk kompromißlos zur Verfügung.\" (ADB 29, S. 126-128) - Einbände leicht berieben. Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen. Buntpapierbezug an den Außengelenken angeplatzt, teils mit Fehlstellen. Schnitte leicht fleckig und etwas angestaubt. Kleine handschriftliche Besitzervermerke in schwarzer Tinte auf den fliegenden Vorsätzen. Seiten teils etwas braunfleckig und teilweise etwas knickspurig. - Insgesamt gut erhaltene Exemplare. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Rommel, Christoph: Geschichte von Hessen durch Christoph Rommel. 9 Bände. - Band 1: Erster Theil: Von den ältesten Zeiten bis zum Anfang der Landgrafschaft Hessen. - Band 2: Zweyter Theil: Von dem Anfange des Fürstenthums und der Landgrafschaft Hessen bis zur Theilung unter den Söhnen Ludwigs des Friedsamen. - Band 3: Dritter Theil, Erste Abtheilung: Von der Theilung Hessens unter den Söhnen Ludwigs des Friedsamen bis zur Theilung unter den Söhnen Philipps des Großmütigen oder bis zum Anfang der jetzigen Haupt-Linien. - Band 4: Des dritten Theils, zweyte Abtheilung: Von der völligen Einführung der Reformation in Hessen bis zum Tode Philipp\'s des Großmütigen, ober bis zum Anfang der jetzigen hessischen Haupt-Linien. 1528-1567. - Band 5: Vierter Theil, erste Abtheilung. - Band 6: Vierter Thei,l zweite Abtheilung. - Band 7: Vierter Theil, dritte Abtheilung. - Band 8: Vierter Theil, vierte Abtheilung. Band 9: Erster Band. 9 Bände (von 10). Cassel: Hampe; später Verlag von Friedrich Perthes und Verlag von Theodor Fischer 1820-1853. Hassiaca

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        The cradle hymn. New version

      [London]: T. Dolby. [c.1820]. "Broadside, approx. 42 x 27 cm; hand-colored engraving (approx. 16 x 23 cm), text in double column (12 verses), lightly creased at edges, small sections of left side chipped, ocassional spots, overall very good or better. A colorful satire depicting an infant version of a chubby King George IV shown in a cradle with the 'green bag' hanging on the wall in the background. The first verse reads, ""Hush! Great Babe! lie still and slumber, Troops of Lancers guard thy bed, Chinese gimcracks, without number, Nicely dangle o'er thy head."" OCLC locates one at Harvard only. "

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        A Dictionary of the Chinese Language, in three parts. Part the second, Chinese and English, arranged alphabetically. Part II. - Vol. II. (Index of the Character - Index of english words - Synopsis of various forms of the chinese character)

      Macao, Printed at the honorable East India Company\'s Press by T.T. Thoms, 1820. 4°, Hardcover/Pappeinband 4° (ca. 28,5 x 23 cm), VI, 177, 305 Seiten. Moderner Pappeinband. Cordier, BS, 3, cols. 1592-3. China illustrata Nova 785: Two fonts of Chinese characters were used, a large one for main entries and a smaller one for the examples. According to Heijdra, Morrison had Chinese type cut directly onto type blanks. That is, the type was not cast from matrices and therefore, was not reproducible. According to Walter Henry Medhurst, China, London 1838, p. 268, the dictionary was printed by the East India Company, at a cost of 15.000 Pound. Macao, printed at the Honorable East India Press, by P(eter) P(erring) Thoms 1820. Zustand: S. 1-14 restauriert u. mit geringer Textverlust, ansonsten gutes u. seltenes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR China, Wörterbücher

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        The Excursion, Being a Portion of the Recluse, a Poem

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,. Very Good-. 1820. Second. Hardback. Brown leather boards; a little scuffed and marked; corners slightly bumped; backstrip detached on left-hand side - binding exposed, but intact; boards attached, and intact. Gilt borders + gilt decoration on spine still bright; gilt titling on dk red panel at head. pp lightly spotted, but supple. ; 8vo (5 1/2" x 9"); 452 pages .

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        Three-quarter length portrait of a seated John Clare, facing left. Watercolour by William Hilton after his full-size portrait in oils now in the National Portrait Gallery.

      [c.1820] - Image 19 x 16.5cm; the background varnished, with sl. crazing in places. In a handsome contemporary gilt frame, glazed, approx. 31.5 x 28cm, 4.5cm deep. The frame is a little rubbed, with chipping & repair to small section of ornamentation, upper left corner. Commissioned by Clare's publisher John Taylor in 1820, the original oil painting prompted a contemporary art critic to exclaim "What life in the eyes! What ardent thirst for excellence, and what susceptibility to the outward expression in the quivering lips". This smaller version shows a more romanticised version of the poet than is depicted in the original, having a gentler, slimmer, and less ruddy face. The portrait in oils was engraved by Edward Scriven as the frontispiece to The Village Minstrel. A pencil sketch and an 1860s photograph, together with a number of sketches in the Northampton Museum, record Clare after 1840, but the Hilton portrait is the only image of him as a young man. According to Professor Jonathan Bate, the biographer of Clare, this watercolour is one of three executed by Hilton at about the same time as the original oil - one for Clare's patron Lord Radstock, one for his friend Mrs Emmerson and one for his father, Parker Clare. If it was owned by the last, the portrait hung in Clare?s cottage for many years. Whether the other two watercolours survived is unknown. The picture clearly became ?lost? at some point in the nineteenth century: a printed label on the back of the frame states: ?A Gentleman (James West?), three-quarter length portrait .? William Hilton, R.A. (1786-1839) was, like Haydon, a ?history painter? on the grand scale as well as a portraitist (following his father, William Hilton, the Elder). His acquaintances included Keats (his portrait of the poet after Severn hangs in Keats? House), Lamb and Clare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vue des Dardanelles".

      - Kupferstich v. Schroeder n. Melling, um 1820, 43 x 79 Blatt 2 der gesuchten Folge der Istanbul- Ansichten nach Antoine Ignace Melling ( 1763 - 1831 ). - Schöner Blick zu den Dardanellen, mittig mit zahreichen Schiffen.

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        A drawing of sperm whale with marginal notes by Louis de Freycinet

      at sea, 1820. With an original fold through the centre of the paper, very good.. Original pencil drawing with hand written annotations in ink, 320 x 460 mm., framed. This large drawing with notes made by Louis de Freycinet give an in-detail study of the sperm whale industry in the early nineteenth century. It is a most appealing drawing from the Freycinet voyage and a detailed document by the Captain recording the economic facts of the whaling industry from first hand observation. A precise dating is difficult but it was more than likely prepared on board ship during the Uranie expedition from 1817-1820. There are two specific locations mentioned -"the coast of New Zealand" and the "Xulla Bessy Islands" the later being part of the Spice Islands of Indonesia and a Dutch settlement.Before the departure from Le Havre in September 1817 part of the original plan for the Uranie expedition was to call into Dusky Sound New Zealand to rest and refit the ship before crossing the Southern Pacific to Cape Horn. On 4 th. January 1820 the ship was off the south western cape of New Zealand but because the weather was particularly bleak the expedition moved on towards Cape Horn without anchoring. At the bottom centre of the drawing Freycinet's notes state that on the coast of New Zealand the female whales are smaller than the males, they give 26-30 barels (of spermaciti oil) but the males give more according to their size. His notes are comprehensive and extensive "these whales live on squid or fish which live at 80/90 "brasses", whalers hunting for them find them at this level." He continues on with personal observations that complete circle the drawing with such observations as - "Spermacitit oil is the oil from whales heads not from the body"; "the whale sees in a couple of ways because of the position of the eyes"; the upper and lower bones are kept and sold to the natives of the ASian islands for 3 rupees ... they use them for implements or arms". He concludes that Spermacitit oil in London is 120 pounds to the ton, the other oil about the same, but this oil is not so good and is used for making candles.

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        Views of the Remains of Ancient Buildings in Rome and Its Vicinity. With a Descriptive and Historical Account of Each Subject

      London: J. Taylor Architectural Library, 1820. Title, 2pp introduction, 32[p] text and twenty-six hand-coloured aquatint plates. Contemporary half morocco and cloth, spine in seven panels, title lettered direct to second panel, remaining with floral spray centre piece and volute corner pieces, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. Small repair to head of spine, extremities rubbed especially outer joints, but holding well, corners bumped, board edges bumped. Internally very lightly browned, sporadic spots of foxing, bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise generally quite bright and clean. A reissue of the 1820 first edition, with the title page dated 1820, but with the watermark of Whatman 1838 and the margins unwashed. The plates are interpretations of Piranesi's Vedute di Roma. Another edition was published in 1844. BAL, Early Printed Books 920; Abbey Travel 181. Reprint. Half Morocco and Cloth. Good+. Illus. by Dubourg, M.[atthew]. Folio.

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