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        A Letter to Earl Bathurst, Secretary of State for the Colonial Department

      London: James Ridgway, 1820. Octavo, fine condition in Aquarius binding of full navy calf, gilt spine. Bennet's attack on Macquarie precipitating the Bigge enquiry. An important early colonial work, Bennet's attack on the administration of Governor Macquarie, was an important document that precipitated the enquiry by Commissioner Bigge and the end of Macquarie's command in New South Wales. Bennet (1777-1836) was a British politician who led a crusade to reduce crime, investigate prisons and transportation while reforming the London police. With a charge to 'to diminish the sum of human misery' Bennet worked tirelessly to expose maladministration and archaic practices in British gaols and the transportation system generally. In this published address to Lord Bathurst, Macquarie is accused of extravagance and autocracy. However, writing from England, Bennet relied upon prejudiced testimonies from Macquarie's enemies (including the indefatigable Reverend Samuel Marsden) and ultimately presented a biased version of events. Although Bennet's work in England was broad and enlightened, his critique of convict administration became a tool for colonial 'exclusives' who wished to end Macquarie's term as governor of New South Wales. {i A Letter to Earl Bathurst… }remains a highly informative account of transportation and early colonial society generally, it includes useful statistical information including population figures, a civil list of persons holding government posts and shipping arrivals and departures for the years 1819-20. Furthermore, the appendix prints letters from Governor Macquarie, Samuel Marsden, W.H. Moore and others. Marsden's letter concerning affairs at the Parramatta hospital is a fine work of vitriol, asserting 'For the number of persons in the hospital, I do not believe that there is such an infamous brothel in the whole universe…I behold drunkenness, whoredom, sickness and death…in the room where the dead are lying, debaucheries are going on.'.

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        Classical Excursion from Rome to Arpino

      Geneva, printed for the author,, 1820. Large octavo. Original boards, skilfully rebacked to style in calf, gilt bands, black morocco label, edges uncut. Large folding engraved frontispiece after Kelsall, 3 engraved plates, litho plate. Printed on thick paper. Circulating library plate of Acton Reading Society (South Gloucestershire) to pastedown, with manuscript entries dated 1822; pencil ownership inscription of F. R. Cowell, with acquisition date January 1958, to an early blank; few pencil marginalia in text. Board edges a little worn, but an excellent copy, clean and fresh, with untrimmed edges. First edition. The Eton and Cambridge-educated Kelsall (1782–1857) adopted the life of a travelling scholar, publishing the fruits of his labours privately, such as his translation of Cicero's The Last Two Pleadings … Against Caius Verres (1812), with a postscript arguing that Sicily was in need of drastic modernization along liberal and democratic lines. His chief interest was architecture, holding the Greek Doric style as the best model for a reformed modern architecture. He himself designed buildings in various styles, including models for university buildings, and argued for a wider university syllabus, to be followed by a world tour. In this work Kelsall published designs for a monument to Cicero in the Amalthea at Arpino, having been amazed to discover that none existed there. (He later renamed his Hampshire house the Villa Amalthea, setting up busts of poets and scholars in the garden.) The work is characteristically wide-ranging and digressive, causing one early reader to comment in pencil at the foot of page 189, after a lengthy digression On the different opinions which have been formed of Cicero: "What have these 59 pages to do with a classical excursion?" F. R. Cowell was a 20th century classical historian.

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        Om blåsrörets användande i kemien och mineralogien.

      1820 - Stockholm, H. A. Nordström, 1820. 8:o. (10),302,(2) pp. & 4 folded engraved plates. Contemporary half calf with gilt and blind tooled spine. Sprinkled edges. Spine slightly worn with some superficial cracks. Scattered small stains. Small damage to the paper on p. 48 with a loss of a couple of letters. Minor tear and a loss of paper in lower margin on p. 249.Holmberg Bibliografi över J. J. Berzelius 1820:1."On the use of blowpipes in chemistry and mineralogy". First edition of this influential work which was translated into many different languages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Om BlÃ¥srörets Användande i Kemien och Mineralogien

      Nordstrom, Stockholm, 1820. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text is in Swedish. Small number written lightly on front endpage. Text otherwise unmarked. Light discoloration to cloth on spine. Pages aged with light foxing. Rebound to hardcover. Boards lightly bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Fold out chart in back. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 119205..

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        Oeuvres. [Edition par Viollet-le-Duc].

      - Paris, Th. Desoer, 1820. 5 volumes in-8, demi-veau brun glacé de l'époque, dos ornés d'un décor "Restauration" de 4 nerfs plats garnis d'une dentelle dorée, d'une large plaque centrale et de fers à froid entre-nerfs, titre et tomaisons dorés, palettes dorées en tête et pied, plats de papier veiné et tranches assorties. Première et unique édition collective des oeuvres de Rotrou, précédées d’une notice biographique et d’une "Notice historique et littéraire" en tête de chaque pièce, par Viollet-le-Duc. "Le plus important, après Corneille, des dramaturges français dans les années qui précèdent 1650 (.). Univers qui fascine encore par sa variété et son foisonnement baroques, par ses tensions et ses discordances, en même temps que par cette constante interrogation sur le monde et le héros (et aussi sur le théâtre) qui lui donne sa cohérence profonde: violence de l’action et des passions, puissance de l’imagination, éclat du verbe. A redécouvrir ou à re-présenter" (Bernard Croquette). (Brunet, IV, 1412. Quérard, VIII, 164). Bel exemplaire, très frais, très bien relié. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Cádiz, 1820. Imprenta de Roquero. Rústica en papel de aguas con puntas ladeadas. 237pp., 20x15cm. Cortes con puntos de óxido. ( Casa ) CADIZ

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        The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq.

      Edinburgh, London- Arch. Constable and Co., Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, and John Murray 1820 - A finely bound twelve volume set of The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and blindstamped decoration. Twelve Volumes, complete. Rebound with the original boards, except Volume X. A letter concerning this set of Walter Scott, from Henry Babington Smith, dated May 1923,is contained herewith. There is an ink inscription on the front blank of Volume 1 from Mary Babington, dated 1820. With Henry Prior's bookseller label on the front pastedown of Volumes I-IX, and XI-XII. Volume X is bound by Maltbys of Oxford. Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, 1771 1832, was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet popular throughout Europe during his time and is considered by some as responsible for inventing the modern historical novel. After Scott had founded a printing press, his poetry, beginning with The Lay of the Last Minstrel brought him fame. He published a number of other poems over the next ten years, including the popular The Lady of the Lake. Whilst Scott is considerably more popular as an author, his poetry is not to be overlooked. Sir Henry Babington Smith GBE CH KCB CSI, 1863 1923, was a senior British civil servant. He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he read classics. Amongst his numerous positions, Babington Smith became principal private secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, private secretary to Lord Elgin on his appointment as Viceroy of India, and Treasury representative in the South African War. In 1900 he became British representative on the Council of Administration of the Ottoman Public Debt, becoming its chairman in 1901. In 1903 he returned home to become secretary to the General Post Office. In 1909 he became president of the National Bank of Turkey. The First World War saw him holding a variety of posts connected with finance, including deputy governor of the British Trade Corporation. In 1918 he accompanied Lord Reading to the United States as Assistant Commissioner and Minister Plenipotentiary. After the war, he chaired the Indian Finance and Currency Committee and the Railway Amalgamation Tribunal in 1921. He was appointed a director of the Bank of England in 1920. Smith was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE) in the 1920 civilian war honours for his services in the United States. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The front hinge of volume 1 is slightly strained. There is mild wear to the extremities, including mild bumping and rubbing, with some discolouration to the boards. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with only very slight browning to the page edges, and occasional spotting, becoming most prominent to the first and last few pages. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1820. [JUVENILE -- OCCUPATIONS]. THE CABINET OF USEFUL ARTS & MANUFACTURES; DESIGNED FOR THE PERUSAL OF YOUNG PERSONS. Dublin: Printed by Christopher Bentham, 19 Eustace-street, 1820. First edition. 10 full-page wood- engraved illustrations, plus tailpieces. vii, [9]-180 pp. The full page illustrations are included in the pagination. Except for two plates illustrating important resources (the beaver and the seal), the plates represent trades. 12mo., 13.5 x 9 cm. In a scruffy, contemporary binding of rustic appearance: worn and soiled gray paper over chipped, scabbard boards, with a leather backstrip laid down. The front hinge is split but the bookblock is sound. Contemporary ink ownership ("Isaac Brown, Jan 1st, 1825") on reverse of frontispiece and some juvenile pencil squiggles in a few margins. Scattered, light foxing and a few creased corners throughout the text leaves. Manufacturing trades are represented by glass, porcelain, linen, rope-making, wool, silk, hats, leather, paper, sugar, and salt, while the useful arts are represented by printing calico, founding type, letterpress printing, and book binding. Coming at the end of the volume, and seeming to fall somewhere between a useful art and manufacturing, is brewing. A rare first edition of this title (OCLC first search lists only 10 copies), with later editions over the following decade printed at Dublin, London, and New York. (Osbourne Collection, p. 110: Dublin, Thos. Courtney, 1821; Kress C.1389: Dublin, W. Folds & Son, 1825).

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        The life of . shewing his arrival at a Foundling-School, his occupations there, his departure from there to Ackworth School in Yorkshire, from thence to York, where he was put an apprentice to a bread-baker, his hardships during his apprenticeship, and the various vicissitudes he has hitherto encountered.

      York: Printed by by T. Weightman 1820 - FIRST EDITION, oval woodcut portrait frontispiece, 1 woodcut illustration in the text, minor spotting, pp. [vi, including frontispiece], 51, 12mo, disbound, good The frontispiece shows Hart at the age of 70. His story is one of industry, loyalty and doggedness - and bad masters, accidents, and ill luck: a detailed, and rather terrifying, picture of rural poverty. The only copy recorded in COPAC is at York Minster, none in WorldCat. The booklet was published in the hope of raising some subscription, so that he would not be thrown upon the mercies of ‘parochial minificence’.

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        Principles of Political Economy considered with a view to their practical application.

      London: John Murray, 1820 - Octavo (212 × 125 mm). Bound in contemporary full sprinkled calf, spine in elaborately gilt-tooled compartments with a new black morocco label, speckled edges. Contemporary bookseller's ticket and ownership inscription, with occasional neat pencil annotations to the text. Spine and corners rubbed, joints repaired, a few light scratches to covers, some light spotting throughout. A very good copy in a contemporary binding. First edition. The book was conceived as a series of tracts rather than a comprehensive and systematic treatise, though Malthus published it to establish his own position against that of Ricardo, with whom he had been having an ongoing debate about the nature of labour, demand and profit. "In his 'Principles of Political Economy', Malthus was proposing investment in public work and private luxury as a means of increasing effective demand, and hence as a palliative to economic distress. The nation, he thought, must balance the power to produce and the will to consume" (DSB). "The Principles had only a limited impact at the time, and was severely criticized by J. R. McCulloch and Ricardo; the latter prepared extensive critical notes. But more recently it has received greater recognition, largely as a result of the comments by J. M. Keynes in the 1930s. Keynes argued that Malthus's theory of effective demand provided a scientific explanation of unemployment, and that the hundred-year domination of Ricardo over Malthus had been a disaster for the progress of economics. Keynes believed that if economics had followed Malthus instead of being constrained by Ricardo in an artificial groove, the world would be a much wiser and richer place" (ODNB). From the library of Abel E. Berland, with his bookplate. Goldsmiths' 22767; Kress C.577. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lind, Jenny (1820-1887). Autograph note, 19 January 1849

      Lind, Jenny (1820-1887). Autograph note, 19 January 1849. 1 leaf, 8vo. (11.3 x 18cm). Folded, in brown ink. In excellent condition. To an unidentified recipient. Concerning the end of her operatic career [translation]: "Ms Lind regrets very much that further commitments for the next year cannot be accepted." "Fraulein Lind bedauert sehr dass sie keine weitere Engagements fur die nachste Zeit annehmen kann." At 28, Lind was at the height of her career, having made her triumphal debut in Vienna, in 1846, and, the following year, in London, in the presence of Queen Victoria. Having decided to give up theatrical roles, she sang in Sweden during the winter of 1847, making her last Stockholm appearance as Norma in April 1848. She then sang for a second season at Her Majesty's, followed by an extensive tour of Great Britain. In December she sang Mendelssohn's Elijah at the Exeter Hall, London. Persuaded to give six extra farewell performances at Her Majesty's, she made her final stage appearance there as Alice on 10 May 1849. In 1850 she embarked on an eight-month concert tour throughout the USA, visiting 93 cities. She continued to sing in concerts and oratorios, both in Germany and in England, where she lived from 1858 until her death. In 1883, the year of her last public performance, she became professor of singing at the RCM.

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        The Cyclopaedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts Sciences and Literature (PLATES: VOLUME VI--ANCIENT AND MODERN ATLAS)

      Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, London 1820 - Quarto (11" tall x 10" wide). Leather bound; cover rubbed and holding well with wear mainly to corners and spine; Raised bands on spine with gilt to covers and spine. [unpaginated] Plate volume from the Rees Cyclopedia. 61 b/w double page maps. Light foxing, particularly to the verso of maps, some scattered staining mostly to margins and minor wear particularly to extremities of boards. Minor insect damage to inside rear cover and rear blanks. Overall, very good / vg+. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1820, 10,5x15,5, 4 volúmenes: I- retrato dibujado por Rivelles y grabado por Blanco, LXXVIII-358 págs. II- 403 págs. III- 341 págs. IV- 335 págs. Raro ejemplar ya que lleva las páginas preliminares con el prólogo y la vida del autor. Encuadernados en plena piel de época (pasta española) con tejuelos. (Palau: "Bella edición y la más completa, puesto que se ajustó al manuscrito del autor. Sin embargo, como se publicó en el período constitucional, se suspendió la venta 3 años, y sólo se autorizó su circulación suprimiendo el Prólogo de Meléndez y su vida, escrita por Manuel José Quintana"). (51730).

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        Infant Sprinkling Proved to Be a Human Tradition being the Substance of a Debate on Christian Baptism, between Mr. John Walker, a Minister of the Secession, and Alexander Campbell, V.D.M., a Regular Baptist Minister. Held at Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio, on the 19th and 20th June 1820, in the presences of a very numerous and respectable Congregation. To which is added, a Large Appendix

      Alexander Campbell, 1820. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Antiquarian Condition. Hard to Find Scarce First Edition Antiquarian leather bound book copy in Good Antiquarian Condition of Infant Sprinkling Proved to Be a Human Tradition being the Substance of a Debate on Christian Baptism, between Mr. John Walker, a Minister of the Secession, and Alexander Campbell, V.D.M., a Regular Baptist Minister. Held at Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, Ohio, on the 19th and 20th June 1820, in the presences of a very numerous and respectable Congregation. To which is added, a Large Appendix. Errata page. Published by Alexander Campbell. Steubenville, O[hio]. Printed by James Wilson. 1820.216 pages, 7-3/8 x 4-3/8 x 1 inches, 19 cm. CONDITION NOTES: Complete. Worldcat shows 214 pages but this ends the Appendix midsentence. The last word on page 216 is Amen. Owner name, Hiram Headley with date May 1823 on first pages. Cover detached from book book at front between front free endpaper and title page. Pages show liquid stain in first portion of book, foxing spots throughout. Printing in perimeter of pages is readable but sometimes light or visibly faint. Book block bound tight. Darker leather overlay on spine where presumably title would be, evidence but not of overlay near spine tail shows 3 small wear holes. A total of 1000 copies were printed by Campbell for the first printing. Walker argues for infant baptism by reason of the rite being the New Testament replacement for circumcision, the symbol of the covenant God made with Abraham.

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        Untitled [Rural fishing scene]

      - George Henry Durrie (1820-1863) Untitled [Rural fishing scene] Oil on Canvas, 1856 Frame size: 34 1/4” x 30 1/8”; Canvas size: 30 1/4” x 25” Signed: Durrie/1856, lower left George Henry Durrie was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1820. Along with his older brother John, he studied sporadically from 1839 to 1841 with the portrait painter Nathaniel Jocelyn. From 1840 to 1842 he was an itinerant painter in Connecticut and New Jersey, finally settling permanently in New Haven. He produced roughly 300 paintings, of which the earliest were portraits; by the early 1850s, he had begun to paint the rural genre scenes and winter landscapes of New England that are considered his finest achievement. His landscapes are characterized by the use of pale though cheerful colors and by the repeated use of certain motifs: an isolated farmhouse, a road placed diagonally leading the eye into the composition, and a hill in the distance. By the late 1850s Durrie's reputation had started to grow, and he was exhibiting at prestigious institutions, such as the National Academy of Design. In 1861 Currier & Ives helped popularize his work by publishing prints of two of his winter landscapes, "New England Winter Scene" and "the Farmyard in Winter." Two more were published in 1863 and a further six after his death that same year. This piece is exemplary of Durrie’s noted painting style. A dirt road, left of center leading up, visually immerses the viewer into the landscape. The scantily-colored hills in the distance add an incredible sense of depth, yet also aid the scene’s soothing, languid atmosphere. The artist’s generous use of soft, unsaturated yellow and green hues, paired with a pale, almost white-yellow sky, produce a subtle yet naturalistic lighting effect. This is beautifully contrasted by the lone subject fishing in a creek bed, graced with dark undertones, playing a complementary, rather than central role in the painting’s overall composition, yet still alluding to an important American pasttime.

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      - Madrid, 1820. Imprenta Nacional de Madrid. Pasta española de época con tejuelo en lomera. 120pp., 15x10cm. Buen estado. ( Casa ). CADIZ

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        Annales de Chimie et de Physique. Année 1820 - Volume II - Tome Quatorzième [ Tome 14 - Tome XIV ] : Sur la limite inférieure des neiges perpétuelles dans les montagnes de l'Himalaya et les régions équatoriales (Alex. de Humboldt) ; Mémoire sur la Communication des mouvemens vibratoires entre les corps solides (Félix Savart) ; Experimenta circa effectum, etc. Expériences sur l'effet du conflit électrique sur l'aiguille aimantée (J. Chr. Oersted) ; Examen de quelques composés qui dépendent d'affinités très faibles (Berzelius) ; etc.

      Crochard 1820 - 1 vol. in-8 cartonnage marbré de l'époque, Chez Crochard, Paris, 1820, 448 pp. avec 3 planches dépliantes et 2 pp. (catalogue Crochard). Contient notamment : Sur la limité inférieure des neiges perpétuelles dans les montagnes de l'Himalaya et les régions équatoriales (Alex. de Humboldt) ; Mémoire sur la Communication des mouvemens vibratoires entre les corps solides (Félix Savart) ; Experimenta circa effectum, etc. Expériences sur l'effet du conflit électrique sur l'aiguille aimantée (J. Chr. Oersted) ; Examen de quelques composés qui dépendent d'affinités très faibles (Berzelius) ; etc. Rare exemplaire du très important tome 14 des "Annales de Chimie et de Physique", contenant plusieurs articles de grande importance, et d'abord l'article fondateur de Christian Oersted (pp. 417-425), première traduction de sa brochure latine "Experimenta circa effectum conflictus electrici in acun magneticam", that "opened a new epoch in the history of physics". On y trouve également l'article de Félix Savart (bien complet des 3 planches dépliantes) . Charmant exemplaire relié dans son cartonnage d'époque (une très petite mouill. discrète en marge intérieure des planches). Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of George Berkeley, D.D. Late Bishop of Cloyne in Ireland. To which is added, An Account of his Life; and Several of his Letters to Thomas Prior, Esq., Dean Gervais, Mr. Pope, &cÉ

      London: Printed by J.F. DoveÉfor Richard Priestley, 1820. - Three volumes, octavo. [4], lxxv, 411; [4], 455; [4], 476 pp. Volume II contains diagrams and an engraved folding plate of Tabula Lusoria. Volume III contains a large engraved folding plate of "The City of Bermuda Metropolis of the Summer Islands." Contemporary diced calf. Double-ruled gilt fillets on covers, gilt decorated spine with brown morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Some corners lightly bumped, light foxing, old ink signature in each volume. A very good, attractive set. First octavo edition of the collected works of Berkeley, first published in quarto in 1784. See Keynes, Bibliography of George Berkeley, p. 262. Both the quarto and the octavo collected works are uncommon on the market. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Travels in Various Countries of the East; Being a Continuation of Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey,

      London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1820. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Neatly rebacked. Book-plates of two previous owners. Some offsetting and browning to plates and some light scattered spotting to text First Edition Contemporary calf 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xxi, 603pp, + appendix and plates. 2 maps and 11 plates, some folding, one engraved vignette.

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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). - SEHR SELTENE UND QUALITÄTSVOLLE altkolorierte Aquatinta-Radierung Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 ca. 28 x 21 cm, montiertes Blatt und Titel hinter Passepartout

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        Hauensteiner" (EINZELBLATT),, aus:"Trachten, Volksfeste und charakteristische Beschäftigungen im Grosherzogthum Baden in XII malerischen Darstellungen und mit historisch-topographischen Notizen begleitet" (BLATT 1 AUS DER REIHE),

      Freiburg, in der Herder`schen Kunst- und Buchhandlung (1820-27). - SEHR SELTENE UND QUALITÄTSVOLLE altkolorierte Aquatinta-Radierung Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 ca. 28 x 21 cm, montiertes Blatt und Titel hinter Passepartout

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        Album with 51 topographical watercolours, depicting views from the Mühl dictrict in Upper Austria, from Styria and Lower Austria.

      Austria, c. 1820. - Oblong 4to (200 x 255 mm). 51 watercolors in ink and opaque white (measurements c. 130 x 180-160 x 215 mm), mounted in inked border. Contemp. calf with ornamental cover borders and spine fillets. Charming Biedermeier watercolor album. Apart from the numerous castles and ruins, the album also contains views of several mills, churches and landscapes in Upper and Lower Austria as well as Styria. The watercolors on bluish, yellowish and white drawing paper are tipped in within grey ink frames; two are signed with the name "Constantine". Below the frame, the watercolors have been captioned by the painter (some in French); the plates have been numbered in the top right corner by a different hand (1-53; numbers 23 and 24, which did not contain views but depicted the artist's private quarters, have been removed). 4-line calligraphic French motto on front endpaper; folded manuscript double leaf on front pastedown, containing a table of contents (by the same hand as the numbering). The series' focus is on the Mühl district in Upper Austria (37 watercolors), of which 17 show Schwertberg castle and environs, the nearby ruin of Windegg castle, and the neighboring mills. Further views show Klamm, Weinberg, Brandegg, and Ruttenstein castle. The principal Styrian views include Münichshofen castle near Weiz, the ruin of Sturmberg castle, and Herberstein. Among the seven plates from Lower Austria, those of Klamm near Schottwien, Pitten, Gutenstein, Merkenstein, and Brühl deserve special mention. - The delicate watercolors, almost all enlivened by figures an animals, and apparently executed by a talented amateur, captivate the viewer through their atmosphere: frequent sunsets alternate with scenes drenched in the warm light of the late afternoon; in other views, the almost unmodified bluish grey color of the drawing paper seems to hint at an approaching storm. - Detailed listing available upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Cyclopaedia of Arts, Sciences and Literature. 4 volume set

      Longman, London 1820 - 540 engraved plates. [152 missing] :: The full collation is as follows: 540 plates present. 152 missing: Vol I (Agriculture - Algebra-Analysis-Anatomy-Architecture-Artillery-Astronomy (Fergusons eclipsareon and globes,Constellations, Davis's quadrant, Eltons quadrant, Newtons Quadrant;Mayers and Bordas Circle, Troughton reflecting circle; Mendozas circle, Ramsdens circle; Herschels Fort Fett reflecting Telescope) 187 present, 29 missing. Vol II (Basso Relievo - Bleaching-Block machinery- Roman Camp -Circumvallation-Castrametation- Cannon-Canteens-CAsting-Chemistry- Clouds-Compostion-Conics-Cotton Manufacture-Cycloid- Dialling (Scientific Dials) Docks in London-Drawing-Drawing Instruments-Electricity (Priestleys Battery)CondensersAbbe Nollet's Dr Watsons's Mr Wilsons; Mr Hawksnee's, Dr van Marum, Mr Beccaris, Mr Nairnes, Mr Cuthbertsons machines- Engines- Early English Engraving- Fortification- Furnaces- Bark beds and pits -Geography-Geometry - Gunnery - Heraldry-Horology (missing)): 160 present, 50 missing. Vol III (Hydraulics - Hydrostatics-Iron manufacture- Furnace- Lamps- Masonry- Mechanics- Military Manoeuvres-Mill Work-Miscellany- Monograms - Music - Naval Architecture - fold out diagrams): 166 present, 18 missing. Vol IV (Navigation-Organ-Painting-Papermill- Perspective- PLanetary Machines- Planing- Plated Manufacture - Pneumatics - Pottery - Press - Projection - Proportional compasses- Scenography- Sculpture-Shadow- Ships-Shorthand-Steam engines-Stereography-Stereotomy- Sugarmill-Surverying-Telegraph- Trigonometry -Waterwheels-Waterworks-Weaving-Wiremill-Woolen Manufacture-Worsted manufacture-Writing by Cipher-Cypher writing): 127 present, 54 missing Worn covers. Spines missing. Bindings generally tight. Pages generally clean and bright with occasional light foxing. Suitable for research restoration or breaking [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Picturesque Tour of Italy, from Drawings Made in 1816-1817.

      John Murray, London 1820 - Full dark brown leather with elaborate decorations on the covers and spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Sixty-three engraved plates by John Pye, George Cooke, George Hollis, J. Landseer and others. Heavy wear to corners and edges, rodent damage to upper half of spine partially affecting corner of the pages, two bookplates on front pastedown endpaper, one of which was removed. Stain affecting the upper half of the last few pages, scattered foxing and offsetting throughout. A solid copy despite defects and remarkably with all the plates in fairly nice condition. ; Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Grosse ABC-Buch. Enthaltend: Das ABC, Wurzelworter, und Wurzelworter mit Ihren Angehangten Ableitungssylven.weite Auflage.

      New-Market, Shenandoah County, Virginia: Salomon Henkel and J.H. Lawton, 1820. - The Henkels started the first Lutheran printing house in the U.S. in 1806. Ambrosius Henkel, who wrote the primer, also cut the woodblocks for the illustrations. Twelvemo. [2], 92, [4, woodcuts] pp. Woodcut frontispiece depicting the letters of the alphabet and animals whose names start with each one, woodcut title-page vignette, woodcut alphabets and vignettes in text. Our copy has two final unnumbered leaves with eight woodcuts of different animals, which is quite uncommon. Original patterned cloth over pictorial printed boards. New endpapers, with presentation inscription from Elan O. Henkel, a descendant of the compiler and printer, dated October 29, 1925. A remarkably fine, bright copy. Second edition of a book that first appeared in 1817. The first edition apparently did not have the four pages of additional material at the end. OCLC reports other copies of the second edition without the final four pages, but only one, the copy at Princeton, which as them [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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      Paris. . 1820 - Broadside, 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches. In French. Two columns of fifteen coupons each printed on either side of prospectus, the whole enclosed by an ornamental border. Blanks in both coupons and prospectus completed with number "3824." Signed in manuscript by American consul in France and by "De Redern et Cie." in Paris, "30 Juin 1820"; blindstamped with seals of the U.S. Consulate in Paris and the Compagnie de Colonisation Américaine. Signed in manuscript on verso by "Le Comte de Redern" and "A. Boudon[?]". Trimmed closely, with some loss to border, particularly at foot of document. Early folds with minor closed tears at edges of horizontal fold and small hole at intersections of folds, measuring one-eighth of an inch in diameter. A very good copy. Matted. A combination broadside prospectus and stock certificate for 100 acres of land, part of a 1,849,000-acre property in Virginia and Kentucky owned by the Compagnie de Colonisation Américaine, founded by Jean Sigismond Ehrenreich, Comte de Redern. The company's American agent was John Swan, an adventurer long active in Franco-American commercial affairs. The text describes the division of land sales between individual colonists and speculators, the different classes of shares, financial organizations, commercial potential, future improvements, etc. This is one of 12,000 shares constituting Series B, numbered 3824 and dated June 30, 1820. The Comte de Redern (1761-1841) was a Prussian diplomat, intellectual, eccentric, and entrepreneur. During the time he was serving as Prussian Minister at the Court of London in the early 1790s, Redern developed a friendship with Henri Saint-Simon, with whom he shared utopian visions and a progressive humanist philosophy. The two developed a financial partnership and jointly purchased French national lands during the 1790s, an enterprise imbued with idealism, but which dissolved into personal conflict that dragged on for decades. During the early 1800s, Redern invested heavily in both industry and land. In 1820, the time this certificate was issued, "his vast enterprises crashed around him. To escape his creditors, he fled to Brussels, and from there to Holland, where he was imprisoned. He took to practicing hypnotism, underwent a religious conversion.after many years he was allowed to return to France, where he resumed his philosophical studies" (Manuel, p.107). Redern authored several books, including works on politics, psychology, and the nature of man. A rare document, with OCLC locating three copies, at the Filson Historical Society, the Library of Virginia, and the University of Virginia. Frank E. Manuel, THE NEW WORLD OF HENRI SAINT- SIMON (Cambridge, Ma. 1956).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Ivanhoe; A Romance. In Three Volumes

      Archibald Constable & Co, Edinburgh 1820 - [STILL NEED TO CHECK POINTS OF ISSUE - BIBLIOGRAPHY ON ORDER 12/27] First State of text, with pages 151-158 repeated in volume 1; "toilsome" on p.xv of Preface; [&c.]. A Scott high-spot in an attractive contemporary binding. The bookplates likely those of Sir George Curtis Lampson, 1st Baronet (1806-1885), American-born British financier, fur trader, and early promoter of the trans-Atlantic cable. Three demi octavo volumes (18.5cm); early tree calf (first half of 19th century), rebacked with calf, original spines laid down; xxxiii, [1]-298; [1]-327; [1-3], 4-371+3pp publisher's ads. Half-titles present following title pages; "Advertisement" leaf in volume I.; three pages of terminal ads in volume III. Board edges lightly scuffed; old paper reinforcements to hinges; board corners squared and strengthened. Engraved armorial bookplate of "Lampson" to front pastedown of each volume. Texts fresh and complete; a sound, Very Good set. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Ivanhoe. 3 Bde.

      Edinburgh, Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. 1820. - 8¡. XXXIII, 298; 327; 371 S. Lederbde. des 19.Jhs. mit RŸckenvergoldung, goldgepr. RŸckenschild, Deckelfileten und goldgepr. Steh- und Innenkantenverzierung (etwas fleckig und berieben). Erstausgabe. - Das Ausrufezeichen auf der Titelseite des ersten Bandes steht Ÿber dem "or" von "Prior" gedruckt. In Bd. 1, S. 159 mit ergŠnzter oberen Ecke, wohl wegen Fehldruck der Paginierung ausgewechselt. Bd. 1, S. 296: Text endet mit dem Wort "journey" und schliesst mit einem eingestrichenen, statt zweigestrichenen Apostroph. Auf S. 1 liegt das "P"Ó des Namens "Pope" unter dem "l," statt dem "ul" des Wortes "ungrateful." - Stellenweise stockfleckig, einige Ecken geknickt, VorsŠtze mit Besitzervermerk, 2 Innengelenke verstŠrkt, Innendeckel mit ExLibris (Sir Thomas Fraser Grove Bart). Lang en

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        Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq

      Edinburgh: Arch, Constable and Co. , 1820. Ten volumes (volumes 3 & 5 missing) Tan full Morocco leather with embossed basketweave design, gilt titling on black spine labels, elaborate gilt tooled decoration on spine, blind-stamped floral border within gilt tooled borders on front and back, marbled textblock edges, coloured endpapers, green ribbon markers, Vol. 1 has black and white frontispiece. Vol. 1 has a half-inch open tear at top end of spine, spine cover split at front gutter, lower inch of cover and first few pages cracked; Vol. 2 has a half-inch open tear at top end of spine, upper two inches of front gutter split, creases on first free end-paper, upper inch of front gutter split, lower spine label has small open tear; Vol. 4 spine worn at top, upper inch of front gutter split; Vol. 6 has half-inch closed tear at top of spine and a one-inch closed tear at bottom end of spine; Vol. 7 has a half-inch open tear at bottom of spine; Vol. 8 has a half-inch open tear and a one-inch crack in gutter at the top end of spine; Vol. 12 has a quarter-inch open tear at top of spine. All have light wear on spine ends and edges and corners, and some foxing. An exceptionally handsome set. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. . Leather. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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        THE MONASTERY. A Romance

      Constable 1820 - First edition. Three volumes, all in original publishers grey boards with title labels to spine and pages uncut. Half- and fly-titles to each volume as called for. Rear black in vol. II omitted. A very good set, with some chipping to labels and wear to spine ends and joints, particularly vol. III. Internally fine. A sound and well preserved set. Worthington 9 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        The monastery : A romance / By the author of 'Waverley' - [Complete in 3 volumes]

      Edinburgh : printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London; and for Archibald Constable and Co., and John Ballantyne, Bookseller to the King, Edinburgh 1820 - Physical desc.: 3 v. ([4], [1], 2-58, [1], 60-76, [3], 80-331, [1] p.; [4], 333, [3] p.; [4], 351, [1] p.) ; 12°. Notes: Signatures: V. 1: pi A-N O6 P4; v. 2: pi A-O ; v. 3: pi A-O P6 Q . "In three volumes"--t.p. The final page of vols. 1 & 3 and the last 3 pages of vol. 2 are blank. In volume 1, pages [1]-58 contain the 'Introductory Epistle' signed by 'Cuthbert Clutterbuck'; pages [59]-76 the 'Answer' by 'the author of Waverly'. Page [77] is the fly-title, and pages [79]-331 the text. In some copies (such as this) of vol. 1, page 226, last line, the word "attention" is altered to "attentoin" these two states appear in both the first and second editions. In some copies (such as this) of vol. 1, page 263 is misnumbered 268. --cf. Todd and Bowden. In vol. 2, chapter numbers on pages 26 and 63 both read 'II', and those for 89 and 123 read 'III' all subsequent chapter numbers are short by two. The only Scott publication where John Ballantyne used "bookseller to the King" in the title imprint, cf. Todd and Bowden. Colophon: Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne & Co. ('and Co.' in vols. 2-3.). Subject: Scotland - History - 16th century - Fiction. Referenced by: Worthington, 9. Todd and Bowden, 144Aa. Provenance; bookplate of Lieut. Gen. Sir John Hope. Very good copies all in the original half calf over plain boards. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with ruled cross bands and the title and volume indicators blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Firenze, Leon. Ciardetti 1820-21.. 6 vols. 4°. (1) 262 (1); 363 (1); 306 (1); 368 (1); 329 (1): 394 (2) S. mit Titelportr. u. 21 Kupfertaf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. u. marmorierten Buchdeckeln. Kanten berieb., leicht stockfleckig. Exlibris. Vittorio Alfieri, (1749 in Asti gest.1803 in Florenz) war einer der bedeutendsten italienischen Dichter und Dramatiker des 18. Jahrhunderts. Seine streng formalen, klassischen Tragödien waren durchdrungen von den republikanischen Freiheitsgedanken des späten 18. Jahrhunderts und seiner Abscheu gegenüber jeder Form von Tyrannei. Dadurch hatten seine Werke großen Einfluss auf die italienische Freiheitsbewegung des 19. Jahrhunderts, das Risorgimento - Con un ritratto di Alfieri inc. da. G. Cantini e 21 tavole n. t. davanti a ciascuna tragedia finem. inc. in rampe per lo più da Ant. Verico e Carlo Lasinio. Dedica dell' editore al conte D. Boutourlin. Precedono la lunga 'Lettura di Ranieri de' Calsabigi all' autore sulle quattro sue prime tragedie', la 'Risposta' ed il 'Parere sull' arte comica in Italia' dell'Alfieri. Bella, accurata e non comune edizione. Esempl. magnifico, a pieni margini (rare fioriture della carta).

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        Allgemeine deutsche Real - Encyclopädie für die gebildeten Stände ( Conversations-Lexicon ). In zehn Bänden. Fünfte Original-Ausgabe.,

      Leipzig, Brockhaus 1820.,, - Kl. 8°, XXXII/931/7(Verlagsanzeigen), 928 (919-928=Verlagsanzeigen), 1056 (1051-56=Verlagsanzeigen), 960, 944 (941-44=Verlagsanzeigen), 968, XVI(Verlagaanzeigen)/990/2(=Verlagsanzeigen), 968, 1007/2(=Verlagsanzeigen), XXXII/1013/3(Verlagsanzeige). Alle Bänden mit der Halbtitelseite mit der Nachricht für Buchbinder/Anzeige. Halbledereinband der Zeit mit dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Zustand: Rücken und Ecken bestoßen und beschabt, Buchrücken zum Teil gebrochen u. unprofessionel mit Klebeband zusammengeklebt, Kapital unterschiedlich abgenutzt, Buchblock fest, insgesamt als Sammelobjekt restaurierungbedürftig . Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 6550

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        OPERA QUAE EXSTANT OMNIA GRAECE ET LATINE. Padova, Seminario, 1819. Segue: Idem. ODYSSEA et Hymni fere omnes Graece at Latine.

      Seminario,, Padova, 1820 - 2 gr. voll. in-8 gr., pp. IV, 694; IV, 630, belliss. leg. m. pelle coeva con tass. e fregi oro ai d., piatti in carta dec. Risguardi in carta dec. Il primo vol. contiene l'Iliade, il secondo l'Odissea e gli Inni, con testo originale greco e trascrizione latina in calce, nella redazione di Enrico Lederlino e Stefano Berglero. Ottimo esempl. a pieni margini. [096]

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        History of the Indian Archipelago. Containing an Account of the Manners, Arts, Languages, Religions, Institutions, and Commerce of its Inhabitants . with Maps and Engravings - [Complete in 3 Volumes]

      Edinburgh : Archibald Constable & Co. 1820 - Subjects; Subject: Malay Archipelago - History - Description and travel. Asian / Middle Eastern history. India. Phillipines. Austronesian languages. Physical desc. : 3 v. , 35 plates, [1] fold. Leaf : ill. , map ; 22 cm. Assoc. Reference; Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 22742. Uninked, inpressed inst. Stamp to the title. Original full polished speckled calf, very good. Professionally and period-sympathetically recased; very impressively finished. Gilt cross-bands with the title and volume indications blocked direct. 4 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Tour of Doctor Syntax Through London

      J. Johnston, London 1820 - .or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis. A Poem. Third Edition, London, J. Johnston, 1820. Large 8º (254 x 155 mm.), untimmed as issued in original drab boards, 20C. rebacking in purple cloth with new paper label, original endpapers retained, inner hinges reinforced with paper. Pp. iv, [list of plates], 319. Vignetted title-page plus 19 full page plates all hand-coloured as called for. Old ownership signature on first free endpaper and again faintly at head of page 1, small 20C. bookplate of Lawrence Strangman (the noted book-collector) on pastedown, a little very minor offseting from some plates, the odd mark to text; an excellent large copy in very clean and fresh condition, rarely seen in the original boards. One of the several imitations of William Combe's series of Dr Syntax books, the illustrations sometimes attributed to Isaac Robert Cruikshank (George's brother), though more likely by other illustrators (but definitely nothing to do with Rowlandson!).

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        30 mahlerische An- und Aussichten von Dresden und den nächsten Umgebungen; aufgenommen, gezeichnet und radirt.

      1820 1820 - 2. verb. Aufl. Dresden: in den Arnoldischen Buchhandlung [1820]. Oblong-8vo. 17 pp. + 30 plates. Contp. yellow boards, loose. First 8 pages dampstained. * This copy belonged to the Danish artist Wilhelm Ferdinand Bendz, dated 4. August 1831 Dresden (on the titlepage). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar, to the revolution in 1688 / by David Hume to which is prefixed a short account of his life [volumes 2 - 8]

      London : Printed for Richardson & Co. 1820 - Physical description: 7v. ; 22cm. Volumes 2 - 8 only. Subjects: England -- History. Summary: The History of England (1754-61) is David Hume's great work on England's history which was written in installments while he was serving as librarian to the Faculty of Advocates in Edinburgh. It was first published in six volumes in 1754, 1756, 1759, and 1761. More a category of books than a single work, Hume's History spanned "from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688" and went through over 100 editions. Many considered it the standard history of England until Thomas Macaulay's The History of England from the Accession of James the Second. Very good copies bound in contemporary full aniline calf. Gilt-blocked leather labels to spines, with gilt-crossed bands. Wear to some title labels. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. General surface marks as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall. 3 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Swinhoe's Deer

      - A very detailed hand-colored natural history lithograph by Joseph Wolf (German-English, 1820-1899) from his book "Zoological Sketches", which was compiled for the Zoological Society of London and printed in London: by Henry Graves & Company in 1867. Overall this print measures 13 ½" x 19", the lithograph is tipped into the larger paper which includes a boarder and lettering. Sir Edwin Landseer described Joseph Wolf as “.without exception the best all-round animal painter who ever lived.” Born and educated in Prussia, Wolf moved to London in 1848 to pursue a growing number of commissions to illustrate natural history works. He quickly became the foremost animal illustrator in Britain. Among his achievements were the illustrations he produced for Gould’s “The Birds of Great Britain”(1862-1873) and the romantic subjects he drew for “The Life and Habits of Wild Animals” (1873). Wolf did not wish to be categorized as a scientific illustrator, preferring to create complete and naturalistic compositions, which conveyed a sense of drama and mystery. Rather than show his subjects isolated from their environment, Wolf integrated them into a natural setting and portrayed them involved in dramatic action. In 1852, the British Zoological Society commissioned Wolf to complete several watercolors for its Zoological Sketches published in parts between 1856 and 1867. P.L. Sclater, the secretary of the society, noted in the publication’s preface, “the Council was fortunate enough to secure the services of Mr Joseph Wolf, who may be fairly said to stand alone in intimate knowledge of the habits and forms of Mammals and Birds.” By this stage in his career, Wolf’s works were in considerable demand both in their own right and as illustrations to books and journals. From 1859 to 1869 Wolf was the regular artist for Ibis, the journal of the Zoological Society, and his work was also reproduced in the Illustrated London News, Once a Week, The Leisure Hour, The Sunday at Home, and The Graphic. Unfortunately, during the 1870s, Wolf was increasingly hindered by the onset of chronic rheumatism, which gradually curtailed his work, but he lived on into his eightieth year and died in London surrounded by his pet birds and held in high popular esteem. More than three-quarters of a century later his plates are regarded as among the finest productions of the great period of the illustrated book, while his oil paintings, watercolors and drawings are prized by museums and collectors alike. Overall this print is in good condition with some foxing and staining throughout.

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