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        The Lineated Pheasant

      - 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 very good condition with some foxing and staining throughout margins.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        Essais historiques sur la ville de Caen et son arrondissement.

      A Caen, Poisson, A Rouen, Chez Renault 1820 - 2 vol. in-8, XII-401 pp. et 454-8 pp. (liste des souscripteurs), 10 planches dont 2 frontispices et une d'armoiries dépliante, demi-basane verte à grain long, dos lisse orné de filets dorés (reliure de l'époque). Dos légt passés, qqs manques sur les plats mais bon exemplaire. Ex-libris Beaujour et Lebastard.

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        Storia della decadenza e rovina dell Impero Romano

      Milano, Bettoni 1820 - 13 volumi form. 21X14. Legatura coeva marmorizzata in mezza pelle con titoli e fregi impressi in oro al dorso. Pp. 6000 circa. Traduzione di di D.Bertolotti. Ottimo esemplare della piu importante edizione italiana dell Opera di Gibbon. Fine condition Cat. Quarantasette/57 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Literary Hours: or Sketches, Critical, Narrative and Poetical

      London - Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1820 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Nathan Drake's charming collection of short works. The fourth edition, corrected. Complete in three volumes. Nathan Drake (17661836) was an essayist and physician. He published various collections of miscellaneous essays, critical, narrative, biographical, and descriptive throughout his life, of which this was the first. Condition: In full leather bindings. Externally, worn with loss. Four joints are starting, one board held by the cords only. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean with just the odd spot. Overall: GOOD ONLY with very good interiors..

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        Malerische Reise in 6 Bändchen. Ägypten, Syrien, Constantinopel, Griechenland, Istrien, Dalmatien, Neapel, und Sicilien. 6 Bände in 3 Bd.

      Leipzig, Fleischer & Jung. 1820 - Mit 102 (von 103) Kupfern. Oktav. Pappband der Zeit. Kupfer Nr. 18 im 2.Bändchen fehlt. Titelblatt des 5. Bändchens hinterklebt. Kapitale geplatzt. Rücken mit Fehlstellen, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Italian Scenery from Drawings made in 1817

      Published by Rodwell & Martin, New Bond Street 1820 Italian Scenery from Drawings made in 1817. Batty Elizabeth Frances - Published by Rodwell & Martin, New Bond Street, London, 1820. In - 8°, grande, (26 x 16). Piena pelle con impressioni a secco, taglio dorato (cop. anteriore staccata). (10), 197, (1) pp. e 60 tavole finissime tavole f.t. a piena pagina protette da veline incise in acciaio. Frontespizio con vignetta incisa al centro e veduta del Vesuvio come vignetta finale. Doppia cornice ai piatti e doppia filettatura in oro. Margini interni dei piatti con ricca cornice impressa in oro. Esemplare stampato su carta forte di ottima qualità. Interno esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Prima edizione di questa descrizione dell' Italia come appariva agli inizi del XIX secolo. Fra le magnifiche vedute: Torino, Genova, Sempione, Domodossola, Venezia, Rapallo, Lavenza, Pisa, Firenze, Terni, Roma, Tivoli, Napoli ecc. A parte il difetto alla legatura, l' esemplare è ottimamente conservato. Brunet, I, 701 - 2: Les vignettes de ce livre sont, en général d' un effet agréable... Cremonini, L' Italia nelle vedute, 93.

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        Lebens-Ansichten des Katers Murr,

      Berlin: Ferdinand Dümmler,, 1820–22. nebst fragmentarischer Biographie des Kapellmeisters Johannes Kreisler in zufalligen Makulaturblättern. 2 volumes, octavo (163 × 97 mm). Contemporary binding of black paper backing marbled boards, spine lettered gilt and with four gilt rolls, pale green endpapers. Spines rubbed at ends, the occasional hint of very light browning internally, an excellent copy. First edition of Hoffmann's final work and masterpiece, a novel ("The Life and Opinions of Tomcat Murr") dealing with such issues as the aesthetic status of true artistry and the modes of self-transcendence that accompany any genuine endeavour to create. Hoffmann's portrayal of the character Kreisler (a genius musician) is wittily counterpointed with the character of the tomcat Murr — a virtuoso illustration of artistic pretentiousness that many of Hoffmann's contemporaries found offensive and subversive of Romantic ideals. Hoffmann points to the failings of many so-called "artists" to differentiate between the superficial and the authentic aspects of such ideals. The self-conscious effort to impress must, according to Hoffmann, be divorced from the self-aware effort to create. This essential duality in Kater Murr is structurally conveyed through a discursive "splicing together" of two biographical narratives. As a subversive writer, Hoffmann had a lasting and sometimes underestimated influence: this work had a particularly strong effect on the Russians, especially Gogol and Dostoevsky.

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        Plate 174 - Rosa Myriacantha

      Paris 1820 - Pierre-Joseph Redouté(1759-1840). From Les Roses. Hand-colored stipple engraving. Paper Size: 14” x 10 1/2”. Extremely rare print, from one of probably only 5 large paper editions that were hand-colored by Redouté himself. Pierre-Joseph Redouté’s Roses are perhaps his most celebrated images, which the artist issued while under the patronage of the Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon. The flowers are classical “portraits” which lack backgrounds or settings. The regal simplicity of the compositions allows the viewer to focus without distraction on the beauty and delicate complexity of the plants themselves. This image demonstrates the flawless and pristine French style of botanical art that Redouté pioneered and brought to a pinnacle of quality. Redouté is unquestionably the best-known botanical illustrator of any era. The decorative appeal of his original engravings has led to their modern reproduction, which in turn has popularized Redouté’s work in a way unique among botanical artists. Yet no reproduction can capture the great and subtle beauty of his original engravings from Les Roses. This magnificent engraving demonstrates the full mastery of his abilities, as the form of the rose is set off dramatically by Redouté’s masterful and rich modulations of tone and hue. Born into a family of artists in what is now Belgium, Redouté’s talent was recognized and encouraged from an early age. Eventually, Redouté had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie-Antoinette to the Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in a turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty works on natural history and archeology. The luminosity of stipple engraving, a technique perfected by Redouté, is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. The medium involved engraving a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that could be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color. Because the ink rested on the paper in minuscule dots, it did not obscure the “light” of the paper beneath the color. After this complicated printing process was complete, the prints were finished by hand in watercolor.

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        Rosa Rosenbergiana

      Paris 1820 - Pierre-Joseph Redouté Illustrated plate from Les Roses Paris: circa 1820 Hand-colored stipple engraving 24” x 20 1/2” framed; framed in a beautiful gold leaf museum quality frame, mounted with archival materials and UV plexiglass Excellent condition Pierre-Joseph Redouté’s Roses are perhaps his most celebrated images, which the artist issued while under the patronage of the Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon. The present selection comprises the three images that are often considered the most magnificent roses that Redouté ever painted and engraved. Certain common themes run through them. In each, the flowers are classical “portraits” which lack backgrounds or settings. The regal simplicity of the compositions allows the viewer to focus without distraction on the beauty and delicate complexity of the plants themselves. Perhaps better than any other engravings that the artist ever made, these three images demonstrate the flawless and pristine French style of botanical art that Redouté pioneered and brought to a pinnacle of quality.

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        Plate 57 - Rosa Berberfolia

      Paris 1820 - Pierre-Joseph Redouté(1759-1840). From Les Roses. Hand-colored stipple engraving. Paper Size: 14” x 10 1/2”. Extremely rare print, from one of probably only 5 large paper editions that were hand-colored by Redouté himself. Pierre-Joseph Redouté’s Roses are perhaps his most celebrated images, which the artist issued while under the patronage of the Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon. The flowers are classical “portraits” which lack backgrounds or settings. The regal simplicity of the compositions allows the viewer to focus without distraction on the beauty and delicate complexity of the plants themselves. This image demonstrates the flawless and pristine French style of botanical art that Redouté pioneered and brought to a pinnacle of quality. Redouté is unquestionably the best-known botanical illustrator of any era. The decorative appeal of his original engravings has led to their modern reproduction, which in turn has popularized Redouté’s work in a way unique among botanical artists. Yet no reproduction can capture the great and subtle beauty of his original engravings from Les Roses. This magnificent engraving demonstrates the full mastery of his abilities, as the form of the rose is set off dramatically by Redouté’s masterful and rich modulations of tone and hue. Born into a family of artists in what is now Belgium, Redouté’s talent was recognized and encouraged from an early age. Eventually, Redouté had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie-Antoinette to the Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in a turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty works on natural history and archeology. The luminosity of stipple engraving, a technique perfected by Redouté, is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. The medium involved engraving a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that could be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color. Because the ink rested on the paper in miniscule dots, it did not obscure the “light” of the paper beneath the color. After this complicated printing process was complete, the prints were finished by hand in watercolor, so as to conform to the exquisite models Redouté provided.

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        Rosa bifera alba (Autumn Damask Rose)

      Paris 1820 - Pierre-Joseph Redouté Illustrated plate from Les Roses Paris: circa 1820 Hand-colored stipple engraving 24” x 20 1/2” framed Pierre-Joseph Redouté’s Roses are perhaps his most celebrated images, which the artist issued while under the patronage of the Empress Josephine, wife of Napoleon. The present selection comprises the three images that are often considered the most magnificent roses that Redouté ever painted and engraved. Certain common themes run through them. In each, the flowers are classical “portraits” which lack backgrounds or settings. The regal simplicity of the compositions allows the viewer to focus without distraction on the beauty and delicate complexity of the plants themselves. Perhaps better than any other engravings that the artist ever made, these three images demonstrate the flawless and pristine French style of botanical art that Redouté pioneered and brought to a pinnacle of quality. Redouté (1759-1840) is unquestionably the best-known botanical illustrator of any era. The decorative appeal of his original engravings has led to their modern reproduction, which in turn has popularized Redouté’s work in a way unique among botanical artists. Yet no reproduction can capture the great and subtle beauty of his original engravings from Les Roses, nor can any introductory paragraph fully describe his many achievements. These magnificent engravings demonstrate the full mastery of his abilities, as the forms of the roses are set off dramatically by Redouté’s masterful and rich modulations of tone and hue. Born into a family of artists in what is now Belgium, Redouté’s talent was recognized and encouraged from an early age. Eventually, Redouté had, as pupils or patrons, five queens and empresses of France, from Marie-Antoinette to the Empress Josephine and her successor, Marie-Louise. Despite many changes of regime in a turbulent epoch, he worked without interruption, eventually contributing to over fifty works on natural history and archeology. The luminosity of stipple engraving, a technique perfected by Redouté, is particularly suited to the reproduction of botanical detail. The medium involved engraving a copper plate with a dense grid of dots that could be modulated to convey delicate gradations of color. Because the ink rested on the paper in miniscule dots, it did not obscure the “light” of the paper beneath the color. After this complicated printing process was complete, the prints were finished by hand in watercolor, so as to conform to the exquisite models Redouté provided.

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        Plate LVI, Stock Dove, Rock Pigeon

      London 1820 - Prideaux John Selby (1788-1867) created some of the most memorable bird images of the 19th century. This expertly hand-colored copperplate engraving, Plate LVI, Stock Dove, Rock Pigeon, from his work “Illustrations of British Ornithology,” measures 27" x 21.5” and is in excellent condition with a few light stain marks. This well detailed engraving illustrates two large and well detailed birds, the Stock Dove and the Rock Pigeon. Both of these birds are members of the Columba genus. Expertly hand-colored in rich gray, these birds also each have accents of green and red around their necks and have red legs. Selby’s contributions to British Ornithology were rivaled only by those of John Gould, and yet his images were on a larger scale and less purely scientific, exhibiting Selby's distinctive and charming style. nBorn in Northumberland and educated at University College, Oxford, Selby was a landowner and squire with ample time to devote to the study of the plant and animal life at his country estate, Twizell House. As a boy, he had studied the habits of local birds, drawn them, and learned how to preserve and set up specimens. Later, Selby became an active member of several British natural history societies and contributed many articles to their journals. Although Selby was interested in botany and produced a "History of British Trees" in 1842, he is best known for his "Illustrations of British Ornithology," printed in 1820, the first attempt to produce a set of life-sized illustrations of British birds, remarkable for their naturalism and the delicacy of their execution. Issued in nineteen parts over thirteen years, the book consisted of 89 plates of land birds and 129 plates of water birds, engraved by William Lizars of Edinburgh.

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        MEMOIRES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE LA REVOLUTION DE SAINT-DOMINGUE PAR LE LIEUTENANT-GENERAL BARON PAMPHILE DE LACROIX AVEC UN CARTE NOUVELLE DE L'ILE ET UN PLAN TOPOGRAPHIQUE DE LA CRETE-A-PIERROT [CT IN 2 VOLS]

      Chex Pillet Aine, Port-au-prince 1820 - 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, 417; 351 pages; Complete in two volumes. Memoires pour servir a l'histoire de la revolution de saint-domingue par le lieutenant-general baron pamphile de lacroix avec un carte nouvelle de l'ile et un plan topographique de la crete-a-pierrot [ MEMORIES TO SERVE THE HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTION OF SANTO DOMINGO IN THE LIEUTENANT-GENERAL BARON DE LACROIX PAMPHILE WITH A NEW MAP OF THE ISLAND AND A TOPOGRAPHIC MAP OF THE PEAK-A-PIERROT] French language text. See Leclerc 2816 and Sabin 38496. Attempted suppression of the actions of Toussaint Louverture in the Negro rebellion. Later 1/2 red calf leather over marbled boards. Moderately heavy toning with scattered light foxing. Some repaired worming to text. Binding solid and attractive. Photographed in owner's plastic covers. Title page of vol I repaired and pp415-417 of Table des Matieres supplied on typed leaves, also pp351-2- no doubt bound in with later binding. Foldout data chart and foldout map of Crete a Pierrot engraved by Lapie. Two unidentified signatures, one contemporary and one a little later, on back of half-titles. Deals with the military campaign as well as France's mis-management of the colony. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of a Tour through part of the Snowy Range of The Himala Mountains, and to the sources of the Rivers Jumna and Ganges.

      London: for Rodwell and Martin, 1820 - Large quarto. Modern blue morocco, spine with gilt devices in compartments, covers with double gilt rules, marbled endpapers, sprinkled edges. Ex-Newcastle Public Library copy with accession marks on verso of title and small faint inkstamps occasionally throughout. Some light foxing, but generally fresh and clean throughout, a good copy. Large folding map. First Edition. Fraser came as a merchant to Calcutta in 1813 and remained in India until 1820. In 1815 he spent some time with his brother William, a political agent to General Martindale, in the Himalayan region. In June 1815 Fraser penetrated almost to the source of the Ganges, reaching the shrine of the Mother Goddess, Ganga Mai, at Gangotri. Thinking that this marked the source, he made no further effort to explore and returned to the plains with material for this very popular book. Rodwell and Martin also published a folio of coloured aquatints of Fraser's Himalayan sketches the same year, but the two are separate publications. Howgego F24; see Abbey Travel 498. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Denderah (Tentyris), Vue de la Façade du Grand Temple

      Paris 1820 - Published in the important and comprehensive work on Egypt commissioned by Napoleon: "Description de l?Egypte ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont ete faites en Egypte pendant l?expedition de l?armee Francaise.", Image Size : 490x800 (mm), 19.25x31.5 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : , Original Hand Coloring, Copper Engraving

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        Northern Cambrian Mountains, The; or a Tour Through North Wales: Describing the Scenery and General Characters of that Romantic Country

      London: Printed for Thomas Clay, 1820. - The Most Desirable EditionWith Extra PlatesEarliest WatermarksCOMPTON, Thomas. The Northern Cambrian Mountains; or a Tour Through North Wales: Describing the Scenery and General Characters of that Romantic Country. Embellished with A Series of Highly Finished Coloured Views, Engraved from Original Drawings, by Messrs. Turner; Compton; Robson; Gandy; Nicholson; Girtin; De Wint; Fielding; and Prout. London: Printed for Thomas Clay, 1820. Second and Enlarged Edition with an additional nine plates not found in the first edition of 1817. Tall quarto (13 1/8 x 9 1/16 in; 334 x 232 mm). [2, as title and Preface], [38] text ff interleaved with thirty-nine hand colored aquatint plates, 30 watermarked 1816 and nine watermarked 1819, each sandwiched by blank guard leaves. Text watermarked 1819; guard leaves watermarked 1820. Abbey's copy had plates watermarked 1820. Lacks the lithograph found in some copies but not called for.Modern half calf over contemporary marbled boards. Gilt-rolled rules and gilt lettering to spine. A fine copy.The last copy of this, the most desirable, edition to fall under the hammer was in 1992.Prideaux p. 346. Abbey, Scenery 523. Tooley 157. Hardie p. 144.The Plates:1. Pystyll Rhaiadyr2. Bala Lake3. Bwlch-y-Groes4. Pont Fallwyd5. Cader Idris6. Pen Y Cader7. Rhaiadyr Du8. Llyn Y Cau on Cader Idris9. Abermaw10. Harlech Castle11. Rhaiadyr Y Mawddach12. Pistyll Y Cain13. Cwm Maentwrog14. Pont Aberglassllyn15. Aberglassllyn16. Beddgelert17. South View from the summit of Snowdon18. Llyn Gwynant19. Nant Beris20. Snowdon from Nant Lle21. Llanberis Lake22. Rhaiadyr Benglog23. Bangor24. Caernarvon25. Beaumaris Bay26. Nant Francon27. Snowdon from Capel Curig28. Aberconwy29. Conwy Castle30. The Llugwy at Pont Y Pair31. Rhaiadyr Y Wennol32. Bala Lake33. Llangollen34. Llangollen Vale35. Chirk Castle36. Denbigh Castle37. St. Asaph38. Flint Castle39. View near Plynlimmon - Frontispiece (Plate 39)

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Ferne, "Blick auf Berlin von dem Wege nach Britz aus gesehen".

      . teilkol. Radierung und Aquatinta v. J. B. Hössel n. F.W. Delkeskamp b. Bibl. Inst., um 1820, 24,5 x 31,8. Ernst, Delkeskamp 12; Kiewitz 390. - Seltene Gesamtansicht des 19. Jahrhunderts.

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        "Ansicht von Starenberg". Gesamtansicht.

      . Altkol. Umrißradierung bei Ebner, Augsburg, um 1820, 6 x 11 cm.. Rechts unten mit der Nr. 39. - Wohl aus einem Stammbuch. - Im Ganzen leicht gebräunt, farbfrisch.

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        Voyage dans l’intérieur de l’Afrique, aux sources du Sénégal et de la Gambie, fait en 1818, par ordre du gouvernement Français. Avec carte et vues dessinées et gravées par Ambroise Tardieu.

      Paris, De L’Imprimerie de Mme Ve Courcier, 1820 - 2 vol. in-8° ; VIII-339 pp. [mal ch. 202 pp.]-2 pl. h.-t.-1 carte h.-t. repl. in-fine/(2)-319 pp.-2 pl. h.-t., demi-basane marron, dos lisse très joliment orné, p. de titre et de tomaison en rouge, filets or, palette or, tranches très joliment marbrées, rel. de l’époque, très bel exemplaire. Gay, 2910. Grandidier & Joucla, Biblio. de l’A. O. F., 7246 (pour la deuxième édition). Édition originale illustrée de 4 planches hors texte et d’1 grande carte repliée hors texte. L’un des premiers voyages de pénétration profonde au Sénégal, colonie restituée à la France par le traité de Paris de 1814. La mission ordonnée par le gouverneur Fleuriau fut complexe : découvrir les sources du Sénégal et de la Gambie tout en contrecarrant les tentatives anglaises d’emprise sur la Gambie. N. B. : Thomas Edwards Bowdich (auteur d’un voyage dans le pays d’Aschantie en 1819) traduira en anglais le voyage de Mollien. FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS

      T Bewick, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London 1820 - 7th Edition, x + 528 pages. Half-leather binding with marbled covers, red & gilt title label on spine. Appears to have been rebound using the original front and back covers but a new spine. There is some foxing on a few pages but most are clean. Binding is still tight. Profusely illustrated with wood engravings by Thomas Bewick. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Extraits de l'Examen Critique du Militaire Française, suivi des Principes qui doivent déterminer sa Constitution, sa Discipline et son Instruction.

      École de Saumur, 1820 - 3 volumes in 2, octavo (183 × 115 mm). Contemporary full calf , flat spines, red morocco title- and numbering-pieces, compartments gilt alternately with repeated quatrefoil tools and a large vase device, boards panelled with a vine leaf roll with in a plain rule and hatched roll. Slightly worn, now skilfully restored, boards somewhat scratched and a gilt supralibros removed, light browning, occasional foxing, else very good, remains attractive. 15 well-executed, full-page pen and ink drawings. Neatly written and clearly legible manuscript copy of Bohan's important and uncommon work. Originally published in Geneva 1781, "The third volume, including some extracts of the other two was reprinted Paris 1821 under the title of 'Principes pour monter et dresser les chevaux de guerre.'" (Huth) The revision was carried out by the astronomer Joseph-Jérôme de la Lande, a friend of Bohan's. It is possible that this manuscript relates to this later revision, produced at l'École d'Instruction des Troupes à Cheval at Saumur it similarly reproduces sections of Volume I and II together with the entirety of Volume III. The signature appended to the title pages has in most cases been deliberately defaced, but that of Vol. III reads "Bussière, M. d. E., chef," perhaps Maître d'Equitation? The substantial third volume is entirely concerned with the selection, training and management of horses, particularly in the military context. A handsome manuscript copy of an uncommon text. Huth p.49

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        The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha

      London - Hurst, Robinson, and Co. 1820 - A lovely illustrated edition of Don Quixote in a smart decorative binding that would be a beautiful addition to any library. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and decoration. With Twentyillustrations from Designs by Richard Westall. Complete inFour Volumes. With engraved title pages. With The Life of the Author, Extracted from Don Gregario Mayan's and Siscar's Life of Cervantesin Volume One. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. There is only mild wear to the extremities, with just mild rubbing and edge wear. The front hinge of volume four is cracked and the rear hinge is just starting, and there is slight loss to the rear board. Internally the pages are generally bright with intermittent light foxing. Overall the condition is very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. A new edition with engravings from designs by Richard Westall. 4 Bände.

      London, Hurst, Robinson & Co., 1820. - Mit 4 gestochenen Titelblättern und 20 gestochenen Tafeln. 371; 388, 367, 436 Seiten. Ganzleder der Zeit mit 2 Rückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung, Goldfileten auf den Deckeln. Erste von Westall illustrierte Ausgabe. - Die prächtigen Einbände nur wenig berieben und bestoßen. Exlibris auf Innendeckeln unsauber entfernt. Die Tafeln meist am Rand etwas stockfleckig, die Darstellungen kaum betroffen. Schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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        The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha

      London: Hurst, Robinson and Co, Cheapside, 1820 - An attractive set of Don Quixote in a contemporary binding. The plates, by Richard Westall, are evidently in proof state 4 vols., Small 8vo. With 20 engravings from designs by Richard Westall, R.A. Bound in contemporary full burgundy straight-grained morocco, covers with outer gilt- and blind-stamped rolls, central gilt-stamped Knight's helmet, marked "Proofs" at bottom of spines, a.e.g., light foxing throughout, else fine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The retrospective review. (Edited by Henry Southern). 14 Bände, dazu 2nd series Bände I-II und New series, Bände I-II. Zusammen 18 Bände (alles Erschienene).

      London Baldwyn Payne & Foss und John Russel Smith -54 1820 - Ca. 350 bis 540 S. je Band. Mit 16 Holzstich-Titelvignetten. 8° (22 x 14,5 cm). Grünes Halbleder um 1850 mit Rückentitel und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt (mid 19th-century green half leather with gilt title on spine, all edges gilt). Vollständige Reihe der Zeitschrift, selten. - Die Hauptreihe erschien in 14 Bänden von 1820 bis 1826, 1827/28 folgten zwei Bände der "Second series" unter dem Titel "The retrospective review, and historical and antiquarian magazine", herausgegeben von Southern und Nicholas Harris Nicolas. 1853/54 folgte der Versuch einer Wiederbelebung des Magazins unter dem Titel "The retrospective review consisting of criticisms upon, analyses of, and extracts from curious, valuable, and scarce old books". - "An excellent review of our early literature, to which the editor of these pages has been much indebted" (Lowndes). In ausführlichen Besprechungen vorgestellt werden meist Werke der englischen Literatur (auch Reiseliteratur) und Geschichte des 16. bis 18. Jahrhunderts, dabei aber auch Hans Sachs, Martin Luther, Ariost, Michelangelo und anderes. - Leicht gebräunt und teils gering stockfleckig, in Band IX das Titelblatt zu Band I gebunden (handschriftlich in "IX" geändert). Die Einbände etwas berieben und gering bestoßen, Rücken nachgedunkelt, Kopfschnitt angestaubt. Einheitlich gebundene, gut erhaltene Reihe. - Heavy set, additional shipping costs might be necessary (outside EC). *Lowndes 2074 (datiert die "Third series" irrig 1833/34). 13500 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB)]
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