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        TEGERNSEE. - Tracht. Bauer mit Kind auf dem Schoß sitzt auf der Hausbank, rechts eine Katze, die auf einen Hund losgeht.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie von Lorenz Quaglio, um 1820, 25,5 x 20,5 cm. Winkler 642, 55. - Aus dem 2. Heft der "Studien nach der Natur". - Stimmungsvolle Szenerie. - Mit breitem Rand und frischem Altkolorit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Signed watercolour, captioned "Voyage de l'Uranie; Insectes pl no 15"

      1820. Watercolour on sheet of laid paper, 245 x 195 mm., paper watermarked "Edmeads & Pine 1798"; modern mount. Butterflies collected on the Uranie voyage. A sheet of butterfly watercolours by Jacques Arago, depicting specimens from "Ile de France" and "Nouvelle Hollande".Jacques Arago (1790-1855) joined the Freycinet expedition in 1817 and was not only the most accomplished of the artists who made the voyage, but was one of the most intriguing of all the early voyagers. The wonders of the voyage stayed with him for the rest of his life, and he continued writing and drawing increasingly fanciful depictions of the Pacific right up until he lost his sight. He published a well-regarded account of the voyage (published in English in 1823), and wrote any number of different versions over the ensuing decades.The sheet is prepared in the usual way by Arago, including the simple line border and the reference to what seems to be a plate number in the top margin (see other examples in, for instance, the 2002 Christies sale, lot 67). A plate depicting butterflies was included in the official "Zoologie" section of the official account of the Freycinet voyage (no. 83), but none of the insects on the present sheet are included on that plate. In fact, many of Arago's watercolours of this genre, despite seeming to refer directly to a published plate, have no corresponding printed version. It is not easy to account for this (and perhaps it would be beyond the bounds of a simple acquisitions list!), but it would seem that the numbering system is uniquely Arago's own. Certainly the naturalists Quoy and Gaimard dwelt on the beauty and variety of the insects they gathered on the voyage (Zoologie, II, pp. 542-3).The central point remains obvious, however: that is, that the insects depicted here, despite clearly figuring specimens collected on the Uranie voyage, were not published in the voyage account. The watercolours therefore take on even more significance.

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        BAD ABBACH. "Die Klause bei Markt Abbach". Blick auf die im Wald gelegene Klause mit der Kapelle.

      - Kolorierte Lithographie von Friedrich Leybold, um 1820, 22 x 31,5 cm. Nicht bei Winkler und Lentner. - Seltene, nicht bei Winkler verzeichnete Inkunabel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Travels in Sicily Greece and Albania. 2 volume set

      London J. Mawman 1820. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Light staining to fold out map First Edition Green hardback cloth cover 290mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xiv, 532pp; viii, 393pp. 15 engraved plates and maps, including one folding.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Thebes. Hypogees. Idoles et Fragmens en Bois de Sycomore Peints de Diverses Couleurs

      Paris.: Panckouke.. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approx. 23 x 17 inches on sheet approximately 28 x 21 inches. Very good condition: light scattered foxing (mainly in outer margins). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 76 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 painted wood carvings featuring two wooden polychrome ushabtis (funerary figurines) of Bakenkhonsou, first prophet of Amon, and a mask removed from a casket; the quality of the engraving powerfully evokes the splendor of these beautiful carvings. .

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        REICHENAU/Bodensee. "La Reichenau". Blick aus der Gegend von Castel über den Bodensee zur Insel, im Vordergrund ländliche Staffage.

      - Altgouachierte Aquatinta von J. Suter nach J.J. Wetzel bei Leuthold, Zürich, 1820, 19,5 x 27 cm. Schefold 32377. - Aus "Voyage pittoresque au Lac du Constance". - Mit breitem Rand in tadelloser, farbfrischer Erhaltung. Alt gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        MAINAU. "Die Meinau am Constanzer=See". Ansicht von Süden, im Vordergrund ruhender Hirte mit seiner Kuhherde.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von Frommel bei Artaria, Mannheim, um 1820, 29 x 43 cm. Nicht bei Schefold und v. Gleichenstein "Der Bodensee in alten Ansichten". - Rare, dekorative Vedute, in zarten Farben koloriert.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        FREIBURG. "Ansicht der Stadt Freiburg vom Lorettoberge". Gesamtansicht, links Randbaum, daneben führt ein Reiter gesatteltes Pferd.

      - Aquatinta von Nilson nach Follenweider, um 1820, 17,5 x 22 cm. Schefold 23229. - Das schöne breitrandige Blatt in sehr guter Erhaltung, in schwarz gedruckt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Swiss Scenery. From drawings made in 1820.

      Rodwell & Martin, London 1820 - Period full dark maroon leather with blind stamped gilt design on front board and embossed gilt design and lettering on spine all edges gilt and rolled edges. Just a lovely unsigned binding. No foxing. Rarely found in this condition. UncleAndy Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Swiss Scenery from Drawings

      London: Rodwell and Martin. G : in Good condition. Some rubbing to outer joints. Light offsetting and age toning. Aeg. 1820. First Edition. Contemporary black Morocco. 300mm x 140mm (12" x 6"). 200pp. Engraved title and 60 tissue guarded plates. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Butterfly's Ball

      London: W. Belch, [c. 1820]. Original paper wrappers with insert hand-colored illustration on cover containing title and publisher's credits. Printed on one-side only, 166pp., eight superb half-page hand-colored illustrations. Adapted from William Roscoe's Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast. Exceedingly scarce. Only 4 copies located in OCLC. Wrappers worn, soiled, chipped; horizontal crease throughout, a few repairs within.

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        Ile de Philae. Vue Perspective du Temple de L'Ouest et de Plusieurs Autres Edifices

      Paris.: Panckouke.. Ca. 1820.. Copper plate engraving (uncolored), image approx. 16 x 24 inches on sheet approximately 21 x 28 inches. Very good condition: light scattered foxing (mainly outside image area), a few short tears to lower edge (image not affected). Publisher's blindstamp at top right. This very large, finely engraved image is plate 24 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 panoramic view of the Birth House and several other structures found on the Island of Philae in Upper Egypt; the quality of the engraving powerfully evokes the splendor of this beautiful edifice. .

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        Travels in Sicily Greece and Albania 2 volume set

      London: J. Mawman. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Light staining to fold out map. 1820. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. 290mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xiv, 532pp; viii, 393pp. 15 engraved plates and maps, including one folding. .

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        LENGGRIES. - Tracht. Zwei Bauernmädchen mit breiten Hüten beim Heu rechen.

      - Altkolorierte Lithographie von Lorenz Quaglio, um 1820, 25,5 x 20,5 cm. Winkler 642, 54. - Aus dem 2. Heft der "Studien nach der Natur". - Mit breitem Rand und frischem Altkolorit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A Family Record - Folk Art Family tree of Lockwood Brush & Susannah Howland of Southeast and Patterson in Putnam County NY

      1820.. Very good condition. Lockwood Brush (2 Jun 1794-8 Apr 1878) and Susanna Howland (7 Aug 1801-6 May 1887) were both born in Putnam County NY, Lockwood in the town of Southeast, Susanna in Patterson. They were married Jan 1, 1820. This large and beautifully decorated family record is signed on the lower right "J. Brush". The design centers on two hearts within an arch, surmounted by bowls of flowers, butterflies & a caterpillar. Beneath are columns listing the names of their children, birth dates, marriages and deaths. Trees, ivy and grass also contribute to the pleasing design. The deaths of Lockwood and Susanna are recorded on memorial pillars on either side of the heart. The style of the artwork suggests that this was created as a wedding gift in 1820. Names and dates were carefully added by different hands throughout the years, the first date Lockwood's birth in 1794 and the last date entered being May 6th 1887, at Susanna's death. The 1820 Federal Census lists four Brush family households living in Southeast- John P. Brush is most likely the father; Lockwood who is newly married; Platt Brush and John Brush. This artwork could have been created by his father or brother, both named John, or possibly an unnamed sister, as women were not named in the Federal census before 1850. The Brush family cemetery is in Brewster, NY. The artwork measures approximate 17 1/2 x 22", in a period dark wood frame with gilt inner filet measuring 22 1/4 x 26 3/4". There is a very negligible amount of brown spotting on the lower right corner. Not examined outside of the frame. In lovely condition, the colors bright. A remarkable survival of 19th century Putnam County New York.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        MÜNCHEN. Panorama von München vom Dach des Hoftheaters aus. Vier Teilstücke auf vier Blättern.

      - Kol. Umrißradierungen von Simon Mayr, um 1820/22, je 34 x 65 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXIV, S. 495: Simon Mayr, Porzellanmaler und Architekt, wurde 1770 im Zillertal geboren. Er lernte in der Porzellanmanufactur Nymphenburg und wurde später unter Klenze Hofbauintendant. 1840 starb er in München. - Lentner 1097 und 13705: "Von der größten Seltenheit. Mit subtiler Sorgfalt bis ins kleinste Detail ausgeführtes Panorama. Im Hintergrunde die Gebirgszüge und alle im Gesichtskreis liegenden Ortschaften"; Pfister II, 43; Zettler, Altmünchner Bilderbuch, Abb. 183 (nur drei der vier Bilder) und Text S. 20: "(Zu Bild 2:) Der Königsbau, 1835 vollendet, ist noch nicht in Angriff genommen, doch liegen schon die Werkstücke bereit. (Zu Bild 1:) Das Törring'sche Palais (erbaut 1740, jetziges Postgebäude (1825/36 erbaut) noch mit seiner ursprünglichen Fassade. Daneben die Hofwagenremise, links das 1809 restaurierte, schon 1573 als Turnierplatz erbaute Münzgebäude, früher Hofstall. (Zu Bild 3:) Auf dem Bilde rechts die neue Reitschule (1822 erbaut), links davon die heute noch bestehende Hofwagenremise, dahinter die Artillerie-Kaserne (früheres Seidenhaus) und die spätere Leib-Regiments-Kaserne (erbaut 1803). Der Residenzneubau (Festsaalbau etc. etc.) kam erst im Jahre 1836 unter Dach und wurde 1842 eröffnet". - Die äußerst sorgfältig kolorierten, in Friesform gestalteten Radierungen zeigen einen Rundblick: Bild 1 den Blick auf die Altstadt mit (von links) Hl.-Geist, Turm des Alten Rathauses, Peterskirche, Blick in den Alten Hof, Kreuzkirche, Frauen- und Michaelskirche, vorne das dreigeschoßige Törringpalais vor dem Umbau zur Hauptpost, in der Ferne die Alpenkette mit der Zugspitze. Bild 2 zeigt über dem Dach der Oper rechts die Salvator- und die Theatinerkirche, vorne rechts die Residenz mit Blick in die Grüne Galerie und den Brunnenhof, für den zu errichtenden Königsbau liegen schon die behauenen Steinquader bereit. Bild 3 zeigt den baumbestandenen Hofgarten, rechts das Kasernengebäude, heute Staatskanzlei, mit dem Arkadengang im Norden, dahinter der englische Garten mit dem Chinesischen Turm, am Bildrand rechts die Reitschule mit dem weiten Hof davor, im Hintergrund auf dem Isarhochufer das Kirchlein von Bogenhausen. Bild 4 zeigt den Blick nach Osten zur Isar, über dem Dach der Oper im Hintergrund St. Michael in Berg am Laim, vorne Teile der alten Stadtbefestigung mit den Türmen, die Häuser im Tal mit Isartor und Kürassierkaserne (heute Patentamt), entlang des rechten Isarufers die Isarvorstädte, in der Ferne das Gebirge. Eine mit fotografischer Genauigkeit ausgeführte Aufnahme der Stadt von höchstem baugeschichtlichen Interesse, in feinstem Kolorit. - Seitlich mit schmalen Rändern um die Einfassungslinien, Rand- und Eckläsuren sorgfältig restauriert.

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        KÖLN. "Ansicht von Coeln am Rhein". Gesamtansicht vom Rhein aus, links der Bayenturm.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung bei Riedel, Nürnberg, um 1820, 16,5 x 24,5 cm. Nicht bei Schmitt. - Aus der seltenen Serie der großen Rheinansichten. - Breitrandig und farbfrisch.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        SALZBURG. - Klessheim. "Schloss Clessheim bey Salzburg". Blick über Wiesenlandschaft auf das Schloss und den großen, von einer Mauer umgebenen bewaldeten Schlosspark. Im Vordergrund ländliche Staffage.

      - Altkol. Aquatintaradierung von Carl Heinrich Rahl nach Carl Ludwig Viehbeck, um 1820, 43,5 x 62,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVII, S. 571 (Rahl) und Bd. XXXIV, S. 335 (Viehbeck). - Schloss Klessheim beherbergt heute das "Casino Salzburg". - Der Wiener Vedutenmaler und Aquarellist Carl Viehbeck (1769 - 1827) wurde berühmt durch seine 78 aquarellierte Umrißradierungen umfassende Folge "Mahlerische Reise durch die schönsten Alpengegenden". Der Wiener Maler und Kupferstecher Carl Heinrich Rahl (1779 - 1843), Vater des Romantikers Carl Rahl (1812 - 1865) fertigte zu diesem Werk zahlreiche Radierungen. Unser wesentlich größeres Blatt erschien außerhalb dieser Folge und ist deshalb von größter Seltenheit. - Alt mit der Beschriftung auf braunen Karton montiert und aufwendig gerahmt. Zauberhaftes, frisches Altkolorit. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Darstellung der fünf Welttheile durch Zufammenfetzung in eine Kugel aehnliche Gestalt, zur leichteren Vorstellung und Gebrauch beim geographischen Unterricht in Schulen über die Beschaffenheit & Eintheilung der Erde

      Stuttgart: Friedrich G. Schutz, 1820. Handcoloured paper globe comprising six gores measuring 170 x 65 mm., wonderfully preserved with the original cord ties within the publisher's folding card case with printed onlays; accompanied by a folding suite of 15 handcoloured lithographic plates measuring 97 x 130 mm. depicting the peoples of the Earth, and a loose engraved card sheet detailing the orbit and poles of the earth. German handcoloured globe for children. A splendid early nineteenth-century German handcoloured paper globe, here offered complete with the original publisher's ensemble containing a folding suite of 15 plates depicting native peoples of the earth and other educational aids. Two of the plates depict Australian Aboriginal subjects.The globe and its accompaniments are a fine example of late enlightenment publishing for the benefit of children. The publisher Schutz states his plan for a novel educational aid 'to facilitate the introduction and use of geographic education in schools about the nature and classification of the earth'. By presenting the countries of the world as a readily assembled globe to be handled by children, abstract geographical concepts could be grasped with relative ease.The paper globe is significant for the information that accompanies it, especially the suite of 15 folding plates illustrating the peoples of the world. Geographers and ethnologists of the early nineteenth-century were fascinated by the relationship between race, climate and environment. In this wonderful package Schutz presents the regions of the earth as a paper globe alongside skilfully lithographed depictions of its peoples. In this way geographical space is linked to costumes and appearances in a manner comprehensible for children. Two of the plates depict Australian Aborigines, one from Van Diemen's Land and the other from New Holland (specifically, Western Australia), who is curiously illustrated with a bow and arrow. The Pacific Islands are represented by a Tahitian warrior in a tapa wrap brandishing an axe.In addition to the paper globe and folding plates, the folding case contains a loose handcoloured engraved card sheet with several diagrams explaining the orbit and poles of the earth. The card is printed on both sides and includes delicate engravings of the sun's orbit and the relationship between the tilt of the earth and her seasons. The card is attached to a printed letterpress sheet elucidating the diagrams in further detail.This example is a rarity, here offered complete in the original publisher's folding case with four detailed letterpress onlays. A folding flap protecting the ethnological portraits features a further fine lithographic plate titled "Künstlicher erd Globus" (reproduction earth globe). This lithograph is a humorous composite, featuring amongst other figures an Ottoman maiden reclining on a divan facing an African beauty flanked by a lion and a crocodile. Paper children's globes are rare by their very nature, and this example preserved in its complete, original condition is an unusual survival.

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        British Field Sports ; Embracing Practical Instructions in Shooting - Hunting - Coursing - Racing - Cocking - Fishing &c. With Observations on the Breaking and Training of Dogs and Horses; also The Management of Fowling Pieces, and all other Sporting Implements.

      London, Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1820.. Second Edition. 14 cm x 22 cm. XI, 615 pages with 34 original engravings by J. Scott after Berenger, with Vignettes by Bewick. Original Hardcover (full contemporary brown leather with gilt lettering and ornaments on spine). Very Good condition with some external signs of wear. Upper hinge damaged with the spine starting to separate. But still in strong and firm shape. Bookblock in excellent condition with beautifully marbled edges. Occasional browning only.. [Ray Riling Bibliography "Guns and Shooting" - No.383: "This work includes material on the "management of fowling-pieces and other sporting implements" as well as a poem entitled "The Sportsman's Progress", descriptive of the pleasures to be found by the Sportsman]. Includes for example the following chapters: British Field Sports / Game Laws / Elucidations / Shooting / The Gun / Powder and Shot / Loading the Piece / Cleaning the Gun / The Sporting Dress and its Concomitants / Use of the Gun / The Dog Genus, Species and Varieties / Animal Disease and Medicine / Breaking and Training the Dog for the Gun / The Field / Miscellanea / The Game Laws / Falconry or Hawking / Hare Hunting / Rabbit / Deer / Fox Hunting / Otter Hunt / Vermin Hunting / The Game Laws / Hunting / The Turf / The Breeding Stud / The Turf Laws / Cock-Fighting / Fresh-Water Fishery / References to the Table of Implements / The Fishing Laws / The Sportsman's Calendar and Monthly Remembrancer //

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        The Rudiments of Drawing Cabinet and Upholstery Furniture: comprehending Concise and Explicit Instructions for Designing and Delineating the different Articles of those Branches Perspectively and Geometrically; thereby producing the Effect Each Piece will have when Executed: and also Shewing by a Scale the Real Measures for the Workman. Illustrated by Appropriate Diagrams and Designs, Proportioned upon Architectural Principles, After the Manner of the Antique, on Twenty-Five Plates, each accompanied with Classical Remarks

      London: Printed for and Sold by the Author, 1820. 1st Edition . Very Good+. 9.5 x 12.25 inches (24 x 31 cm). Later full diced calf leather binding. Light indentations to boards, binding is otherwise in first class condition. Clean text throughout, all 25 plates are present and in excellent condition. The very rare first edition of this beautifully illustrated landmark work, of interest not only to cabinet and furniture makers but also architects and interior designers. No first edition copy at the British Library, Worldcat locates only four copies worldwide (National Library of Scotland, Harvard, Yale (incomplete) and Atlanta History Center.) A first class example. Hardback. Printed pages: Quarto (in 2s) xii, 52 plus 25 plates (16 hand coloured)

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        Italian scenery from drawings made in 1817

      Rodwell & Martin, London 1820 - Legatura coeva in piena pelle di zigrino blu con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro al ds. Cornici oro ai piatti e ai contropiatti (segni di usura agli angoli e alle cuffie). Tagli oro. Gli splendidi acciai raffigurano varie città d Italia, tra cui Torino, Genova, Firenze, Roma e Napoli. 4to (cm. 28), 4 cc.nn., 197(3) pp. con 60 finissime tavv. f.t. Frontis. inciso. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rural Employments; or, a Peep into village concerns Designed to instruct the minds of children. Illustrated by numerous copper-plates

      London: William Darton, 58 Holborn Hill 1820, 58. 72pp. Twelvemo. Bound in original red morocco-backed marbled boards. Rather rubbed and worn, some inscriptions and juvenile drawings, spine with glue marks, lacking two of the eighteen plates; the plate at p.4 is misbound as the frontispiece. Apparently a scarce childrens' book covering English villages and farm-life; a Copac search reveals five copies in British collections and WorldCat shows seven copies worldwide. No other copy is available online at the time of writing.

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        "Ansicht der Schneekoppe aus dem Aupengrunde in Böhmen". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund sitzt der Zeichner und wird von zwei Wanderern beobachtet.

      . Altkol. Umrißradierung "gezeichnet und radirt v. F.A. Titel in Schmiedeberg", um 1820, 26,5 x 37 cm..

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        RIESENGEBIRGE. "Ansicht der Schneekoppe aus dem Aupengrunde in Böhmen". Gesamtansicht, im Vordergrund sitzt der Zeichner und wird von zwei Wanderern beobachtet.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung "gezeichnet und radirt v. F.A. Titel in Schmiedeberg", um 1820, 26,5 x 37 cm.

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        Ivanhoe. A Romance

      Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1820., 1820. First Edition, First Issue, with page 159 misnumbered, then pagination compromised until end of volume I; 3-page adverts at end of vol.III; bound with two half titles each. 8vo.; [vi], xxxiii, [i], 298; [iv], 327, [1]; [iv], 371, [1] + 3pp. catalogue. Contemporary black half calf with gilt titles and gilt tooling to flat spines, marbled boards. Some generally light, irregular foxing, mostly to end papers; boards rubbed, corners frayed, spines rubbed and frayed to a head and a foot, one with a split, a couple of joints starting, inner hinges to a couple of volumes showing. Small (1cm) piece torn to upper inner corner of last page of vol.I and bottom of f.f.e.p. of vol. III. Bookplate to paste downs. An honest and handsome set in original binding, showing some wear but appealing none the less. Held in a protective custom made solander box beautifully crafted with 3 black leather spines with gilt titles and tooling as well as marbled sides.

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        Icone. - Early 19th century Russian Icone. Feat of Archangel Michael / Michael with Archangel Gabriel an Seraph with the blessing of Christus above.

      ca. 1820,. 35 x 30.5 cm., original painting on wood-panel.. With an expertice by 'Franz Lessner' Art Dept. of the Dorotheum in Vienna (Fest des Erzengels Michael), Michael mit Erzengel Gabriel und Serafin, oben Segnender Christus. Goldgrund. 35x30.5 cm um 1820'.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        THE FAKENHAM GHOST a true tale. Taken from Bloomfield's admired Rural Poems.

      16 pages each bearing an engraving with verse beneath; plates dated 1813. Original pictorial wrappers. Cover a little soiled; last leaf expertly repaired; but a very good copy of this popular children's book. This copy bears the signature of Mary Elliott on the inner cover and may well have belonged to the popular children's book writer. Her publisher was also William Darton. Darton H84(3). First published 1806.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        THE HISTORY OF TOM THUMB. To which is added, The Sleeping Beauty. With Six Copper Plates.

      35 pages. Folding hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, bearing six images. Recent fine binding of quarter red sheep gilt over marbled boards, with vellum tips to the corners. Binding: 14.4 x 9 cm.Frontispiece restored, but with some wear to edges of margins; else a very good copy of a scarce edition.

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        THE SCHOOL BOY. A Poem; By William Upton. With Coloured Engravings.

      [6] leaves, printed on one side only, each bearing a hand-coloured engraving, with engraved verse above and below. Original red wrappers with mounted label. Small chip to label; else a fine copy. Darton H1561.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        GUIDA DEL FORESTIERE PER LA CITTÀ E IL CONTADO DI LUCCA. Rifatta dal Marchese Antonio Mazzarosa, Presidente delle Belle Arti.

      Cm.14,8x9,3. Pg.(8),224. Legatura moderna in marocchino rosso scuro, con fregi in oro ai piatti e titoli e filetti in oro al dorso a quattro nervature. Esemplare in barbe, ben conservato salvo qualche marginale fioritura. Fuori testo una bella pianta di Lucca in formato cm.27,2x33,4, incisa da Carlo Verico su disegno del Nerici, e cinque incisioni, sempre del Verico ma su bozzetti di Angiolo Della Valle, raffiguranti Piazza San Martino, Piazza San Michele, Avanzi dell'Anfiteatro romano, Bagni alla Villa, Avanzi dei bagni romani a Massaciuccoli. Opera molto rara, che può considerarsi come la seconda edizione della guida del Trenta (Lucca, Baroni, 1820) e la prima di quella del Mazzarosa (Lucca, Giusti, 1843). Il Lucchesini, molto critico circa l'opera del Trenta, la definisce "al tutto nuova, benché per soverchia modestia il Mazzarosa dica nel titolo di aver soltanto riformato quella del Trenta". Ne circolarono all'epoca pochissimi esemplari arricchiti della pianta della città del Nerici e delle altre cinque incisioni del Verico, ma il grosso della tiratura fu distribuito privo di carte.

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        SÄCHSISCHE SCHWEIZ. "Vue du Prebisch-Thor dans la Suisse Saxonne, aux frontières de la Bohème". Weiter Blick durchs Prebischtor in die Landschaft.

      - Altkol. Umrißradierung von C.G. Hammer bei Heinrich Rittner, um 1820, 37,5 x 52 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XV, S. 563. - Der Dresdner Künstler lebte von 1779 bis 1864. Bekannt wurde er vor allem durch seine Ansichten aus Sachsen, Nordböhmen und Schlesien. - Mit hübscher Personenstaffage: drei Herren diskutierend unter dem Tor, ein vierter blickt stehend in die Landschaft. - Gerahmt. Tadellos und farbfrisch erhalten!

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        KAMENZ/bei Troppau. "Aussicht vom Hutberge bei Camenz". Panoramaansicht vom Hutberg auf Kamenz (links) und das Schloß (rechts). Im Vordergrund Familie mit zwei Kindern und Hund.

      - Altkolorierte Umrißradierung, um 1820, 20 x 40,5 cm. Der Titel "Aussicht vom Hutberge" ist irreführend. Der Hutberg liegt bei Kamenz in Sachsen. Die Ansicht zeigt jedoch das Schloß im schlesischen Kamenz (Auskunft von Frau Carsta Off, Lessingmuseum). - Dekorative Ansicht in Efeuumrandung, bis zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten. Selten.

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        ARNSTEIN/Lahn. Blick von der Lahn aus zum Kloster.

      - Blau aquarellierte Umrißradierung von Schmidt nach Anton Radl bei Wilmans, um 1820, 37,5 x 51,5 cm. Zarte Darstellung mit treidelndem Lastkahn und Postkutsche am Ufer, in der Bildmitte Burg und Kloster. - Feine Radierung in schönem Blau.

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        Broadside. Begins, "Of all the strange and unaccountable things which have appeared during the present electioneering campaign, the Federal Bucktail Address, which has lately been put into circulation is the most so."

      New York state: no publisher/printer Folio (34 cm, 12.75"). [1] f. (verso blank).. 1820 A wall posting of the Democratic-Republican party supporting incumbent DeWitt Clinton for Governor of New York in the 1820 elections against Vice-President Daniel D. Tompkins, the candidate of the Tammany-Virginia wing of the party. The document is a direct reply to the anti-Clinton Federal Bucktail Address (signed on 14 April 1820) and its signatories, a group of 40 men known as the "high-minded Federalists." Named members include John Duer and Rufus King. Of particular interest is the author's contention that the group misrepresented the nature of their opposition to the War of 1812. Signed in type: "No Time Server. April 19th, 1820." Several lines of text at the base of the document are headed "The Seminole Federalists," an unflattering soubriquet given to the faction of Federalists who opposed the Clinton administration. This section is signed in type, "Red-Jacket. As issued, with some later folds. Inch-long tear within first line of text, costing one word and portions of two or three letters, without affecting sense. Tear above center fold snaking five lines of text, touching letters from seven words without costing any text. Thumbnail-sized chip in center, affecting portions of three lines and costing several complete words but little sense. Lightly foxed.

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      A MOST SUPERB AND EARLY PRIMARY SOURCE ON THE HIMALAYAN AREALondon 1820, - Rodwell & Martin. Contemporary calf, rebackedusing old spine [minor loss], raised bands, gold stamped, 24x 30 cm., 548p., very large folding engraved map,corner wearsolid copy, some very minor foxing, solid copy.FIRST EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Temple of Mangnee

      Rodwell & Martin, London 1820 - Hand-coloured aquatint by Robert Havell & Son, after Fraser. A fine example of a view taken during the first recorded journey by Europeans through the Himalayas. In 1815, following the end of the war with Nepal, Fraser and his brother William, a political agent, spent two months on a tour of the Himalayas. Their journey took the brothers along the river valleys of the Himalayas, with occasional sorties to higher latitudes and as far as the sources of both the Jumna and Ganges rivers. The Temple of Mangnee was found in Uttar Pradesh, India, one of many mountain temples that deeply impressed Fraser. Each temple housed a guardian deity who protected the nearby residents. This temple was dedicated to the goddess Bhavani [a form of Shakti]. Fraser in his Journal of a Tour to the Himala Mountains wrote of the structure: "the whole of the interior is sculpted over in wood, with infinite labour.the whole roof, which is of fir wood, is richly cut into flowers and ornaments.with a sharpness and precision, yet an ease that does honour to the mountain artist. The whole setting is most beautiful." This view is from the spectacular Views in the Himala Mountains which contains twenty of Havell's masterly plates worked up from sketches made on the spot by Fraser. In style the plates are similar to, and very much a match for Henry Salt's and the Daniells' large scale views published 10 and 20 years earlier. This was a deliberate strategy by the publishers who drew attention to the similarities in their advertisements which describe the work as being `In Elephant Folio, uniform with Daniell's Oriental Scenery , and Salt's Views in Abyssinia .' Cf. Abbey Travel II, 498. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Cm.17,3x11,8. Pg.XIII, (3). Coperta muta con annotazioni d'epoca manoscritte: alla recto del piatto anteriore il titolo, al verso "Per l'acquisto della controscritta lettera del caro fu offerto pagare un Ducato d'argento al Sig. Santo Fontana che ne ha una copia consimile". Al recto della seconda di coperta "Edizione di Comino, Rarissima". Nella edizione di Bologna, Masi, 1820, delle "Lettere familiari del Commendator Annibal Caro", tomo sesto, così in Nota a pg.114 si parla della Lettera in oggetto: "Questa lettera chiamata "miracolosa" da Antonfrancesco Doni nella "Libraria" dell'impressione del Giolito 1558, a c.23. quantinque stampata a c.164. della raccolta di lettere fatta da Paolo Gherardo in Venezia nel 1545 in 8. in quella di Lodovico Dolce, e finalmente da sè in Padova da Angelo di Giuseppe Comino nel 1764, colla data di Amsterdam, viene da noi riprodotta considerandosi come non più stampata, per essere ormai rarissima, e perciò ricercata dagli amatori del nostro leggiadro e facondo scrittore".

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        1. Nouveau traité théorique et pratique de photographie sur papier et sur verre; 2. Supplement au catalogue de 1846 et prix - courant contenant les appareils les plus nouveaux de lerebours et secretan, opticiens de l?observatoire et de la marine; 3. traité pratique de photographie sur papier et sur verre.

      The catalogue contains numerous illustrations of photographic and related equipment. Contemporary half - calf and marbled boards, rebacked; interior excellent. The rare first edition of Le Gray?s influential manual including instructions on the preparation of waxed - paper negatives, together with the greatly expanded second edition and a substantial catalogue of cameras and photographic equipment from the leading retailer of the period. No copy of the first edition is listed in either OCLC or COPAC. Le Gray (1820 - 1884), although trained as a painter, became one of the most famous early photographers. As early as 1848 he was experimenting with the use of paper for negatives. He developed a waxed - paper negative that produced sharper - focus prints. As an alternative to the glass plates used in the wet - collodion process, the dry wax - paper negative was more practical for travelers. It could be prepared days in advance and could be developed days after the photograph was taken. It also allowed for differing colorations and produced a softer, more aesthetically pleasing result than did the glass negative. ?The first of his four treatises, published in 1850, boldly?"and correctly?"asserted that ?the entire future of photography is on paper.? In that volume, Le Gray outlined a variation of William Henry Fox Talbot?s process calling for the paper negatives to be waxed prior to sensitization, thereby yielding a crisper image? (Daniel, Malcolm, Gustave Le Gray (1820?"1884), In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, http: / / / toah / hd / gray / hd_gray.htm. According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, ?Le Gray (1820 - 1884) was the central figure in early French photography,? as well as teacher to many other photographers, including Charles Nègre, Henri Le Secq, Émile Pecarrere, Olympe Aguado, Nadar, Adrien Tournachon, and Maxime Du Camp. In 1850, he took the first official photograph of a French head of state, Louis Napoléon Bonaparte. He then became the family?s official photographer. A year later, Le Gray was put in charge of a team assembled by the French Commission of Historical Monuments to make a photographic inventory of French monuments. Le Gray founded the Société Héliographique, the first photographic organization in the world, and later joined the Société Française de Photographie. During the last two decades of his life, Le Gray traveled throughout the Mediterranean, Lebanon, Syria and Egypt, taking photographs of world leaders and other celebrities, as well as images of various wars. Included in this work is a wonderful, very early catalogue of photographic and related equipment offered by the publishers, Lerebours and Secretan, which contains numerous illustrations plus prices of the equipment offered.

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        Die Bäder und Heilbrunnen Deutschlands und der Schweiz. Ein Taschenbuch für Brunnen- und Bade-Reisende. Ausgabe für 1820. 2 Bände.

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1820.. 16,2 x 11 cm. Mit 1 gest. Karte und 50 Kupfertafeln von Fr. Rosmäßler. Hübsche HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit RVergold. (Rckn. unauffällig restauriert). Engelmann 412 (mit nur 36 Kupfern). Vergl. Ders., Bibl. med.-chir. 389 (Ausg. 1821).- Mit hübschen Ansichten von Baden-Baden, Doberan, Ems, Eppstein, Freienwalde, Gastein, Karlsbad, Libenstein, Liebwerda, Marienbad, Meinberg, Nendorf, Norderney, Putbus, Pyrmont, Schandau, Schlangenbad, Schwalbach, Teplitz, Travemünde, Warmbrunn, Wiesbaden, Wiesenbad, Wildbad, Wildungen u.v.a. und 1 Karte der Heilquellen am Taunusgebirge.- Schönes, nahezu fleckenfreies Exemplar.

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        Handbuch Der gesammten Vermessungskunde die neuesten Erfindungen und Entdeckungen in derselben zugleich enthaltend; oder vollständige Anleitung zur Messkunst, für Offiziere, Forstbediente, Bergleute und Feldmesser...

      Berlin, Amelang 1820/25.. 8°. XVI, 486 S., 2 Bll.; XXII, 710 S. Mit insgesamt 10 gef. gest. Tafeln. Halblederbde. d.Z. mit handgeschr. Rückenschild (Ecken bestossen, Kanten und Gelenke berieben, Rücken mit kleiner Fehlstelle und kleinen Einrissen). , fester Einband. F. A. W. Netto (1783-1845) studierte an der Leipziger Kunstakademie Ingenieurbauwesen u. lernte künstlerisches Zeichnen bei A. F. Öser u. J. F. Tischbein. Seit 1804 war er beim Militär u. wurde 1816 Lehrer an der Miliärschule in Berlin, später Zeichner im Kriegsministerium. - Innendeckel von Bd. 1 mit kleiner Fehlstelle, stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, Vorsatz mit handschr. Besitzervermerk. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        LA MINERVE, Vaisseau Aerien Destine aux Decouvertes, et propose a toutes les Academies de l'Europe; par le Physicien Robertson, Ci - devant Professeur a l'Ecole centrale du departement de l'Ourte, de la Societe Galvanique

      de celle d'Emulation de Liege, et de celle pour l'Encouragement des Sciences et Arts de Hambourg. SECOND EDITION, revue et corrigee, 1820. French text, 8vo, approximately 190 x 125 mm, 7½ x 5 inches, woodcut title vignette, 4 woodcut illustrations printed on 3 pages, 1 large folding plate of the Minerve, plus at the end 1 EXTRA folding plate (probably a facsimile) of a fantasy flying machine which seems to come from an Italian work, pages: 36, (4), bound in modern half calf over cloth sides, raised bands and gilt decoration to spine, contrasting gilt lettered labels, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Corners and hinges very slightly rubbed, small blemish to upper hinge, front inner paper hinge cracked, 2 very small repairs to edge of front endpaper, slightly foxed throughout, mostly light, the folding plate is faintly foxed at the edges, there is a small light stain at the top outer corner, a tiny piece missing from the lower corner and a very short closed edge tear at the inner edge (repaired on reverse), the unnumbered illustrated pages at the end are very faintly foxed at the edges, otherwise a very good copy. Étienne - Gaspard Robert (1763 - 1837) was a famous Belgian stage magician pioneering projection techniques for phantasmagoria shows, at the same time pursuing an academic career as professor of physics at Liege, specialising in optics. He also had vast experience with balloons - he was Commandant des Aerostiers during the war, serving under General Jourdain in Belgium and Holland in 1803 / 4, providing valuable observations on the enemy troops and movements from tethered and untethered balloon observing stations; he is also regarded by some as the inventor of the parachute. There was nothing about the balloon described in this pamphlet that would have worked, and Robertson knew it, intending his work to be more of caricature of existing attempts in flight than as a science fiction creation. The balloon was to have been one of the biggest ever designed with a 150 foot diameter for a load of 161,000 lbs including 60 scientists, plus some ladies who have their own quarters, and it was to be fitted out with a library, church, exercise area, chemistry laboratory, music room, food and wine storage, kitchen, the only place where a fire is allowed, etc. It is also provided with a small ship underneath for sea landings. The first edition which is extremely scarce was first published in Vienne, France in 1804. This is mentioned on the title page and see Tissandier, Bibliographie Aeronautique page 33. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Vendidad Sadé autographié d?'après le manuscrit Zend de la Bibliothèque du Roi

      (Ca 1820). In - folio (43,4 x 27,4 cm), 168 pp., demi - maroquin rouge à petits coins, dos lisse orné, non rogné (reliure d?'époque). Ouvrage rare, en persan ancien. Ex - libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. L?'autographie est un procédé d?'imprimerie mis au point au début du XIXe siècle par l?'imprimeur Aloys Senefelder, inventeur de la lithographie. (quelques défauts d?'usage, coin inférieur usé, quelques rousseurs légères). / / (Date : Ca 1820). Folio (43,4 x 27,4 cm), 168 pp., red half - morocco, small corners, smooth spine tooled, uncut (contemporary binding). Rare book, in old persian. Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. The technique of « autographie » used here, is a process of printing dating from begining of 19th century, created by printer Aloys Senefelder, who invented the technique of lithography. (some defects of use, one low corner used, some light spots).

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        Die Kaiserpfalz in Seligenstadt.

      1820 1820 - Radierung, 1820, auf Velin. 14:19,6 cm. Literatur: G. Bergsträsser, Johann Heinrich Schilbach. Darmstadt, 1959, Druckgraphik Gr. 10. Vorzüglicher Abdruck mit breitem Rand. Sehr selten! Das Werk Schilbachs hat eine feste Stellung in der Kunstgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts und Darmstadts. Sein Werdegang war jedoch von großen Widrigkeiten bestimmt. Schon mit 14 Jahren, „als ein armer Wayße", bat er im Jahre 1812 den Großherzog Ludewig I. in Darmstadt um eine Unterstützung für seine Ausbildung zum Maler. Von den frühen Hilfen für seine Ausbildung bei dem Theatermaler Georg Primavesi (1774-1855) über ein Stipendium des Großherzogs für Italien bis zu seinem schwankenden Gehalt als Hof- und Theatermaler blieb er sein Leben lang in finanzieller Abhängigkeit vom Darmstädter Hof.

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