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        Ivanhoe; A Romance. 3 vols.

      Edinburgh, Archibald Constable & Co., 1820. Contemporary straightgrained morocco, spines gilt, gilt borders, hinges slightly weak. A beautiful set exhibiting slight yellowing to pages due to age and with evidence of minor foxing.. First edition. First printing with pp 159-306 misnumbered as 151-298, All half titles are present. Ivanhoe is sometimes given credit for helping to increase popular interest in the Middle Ages in 19th century Europe and America. John Henry Newman claimed that Scott "had first turned men's minds in the direction of the middle ages," while Carlyle and Ruskin made similar claims to Scott's overwhelming influence over the revival, due primarily to the publication of this novel

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        Constitutional Law: Comprising the Declaration of Independence

      1820. [United States]. Constitutional Law: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation; The Constitution of the United States; And the Constitutions of the Several States Composing the Union, Viz. New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Mississippi, Indiana, Illinois, Alabama, Maine. Washington: Printed and Published by Gales and Seaton, 1820. [iv], 409 pp. 12mo. (6-3/4" x 4"). Recent period-style calf, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, untrimmed edges. Toning, light foxing in a few places. A few tiny ink spots on title page, interior otherwise clean. An appealing copy of a scarce title. * Second edition. With the constitutions of the newly-admitted states of Alabama and Maine and an appendix containing Federal and state amendments enacted between 1808 and 1816. This book is the first compilation of its kind since the ratification of the United States Constitution. The first edition was published in 1819. Later editions were published in 1822 and 1823. OCLC locates 7 copies of the 1820 edition, 2 in law libraries (USC, Yale). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3014.

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        THE CHILDREN IN THE WOOD. Embellished with 7 Wood Cuts.

      16pp. including self-wrappers. Spine expertly repaired; else a very good copy. Richard Burdekin's chapbooks are rarely found. We can locate only two copies, one at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and another at Brown University in the United States.

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        Landscape and Castle by Laporte

      circa 1820. Hand-coloured aquatint printed on wove paper. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, minor creasing, and mild rippling. Trimmed virtually to image on all sides. 15 1/2 x 19 inches. 15 3/4 x 19 7/8 inches. A stunning pastoral landscape engraved after an original work by the famous watercolour painter John Laporte. This print may be part of a series as the inscription below the title, which reads, "From Select Compositions of Modern Masters," seems to suggest. A student of the aquatint engraver J. C. Stadler and the Royal Academy Schools, Frederick Christian Lewis was a renowned and versatile painter, engraver, and etcher. Although he produced and exhibited many landscape paintings throughout his life, he was chiefly known for his prolific and varied engravings. In addition to his separately issued topographical, sporting, and landscape prints, he executed numerous engravings after the Old Masters and eminent contemporary artists like Landseer, Bonington, and Danby for publications such as John Chamberlaine's Original Designs of the most Celebrated Masters in the Royal Collection (1812) and William Ottley's Italian School of Design (1823). Lewis was also a skilled portraitist, and he received copious engraving commissions from various members of the Royal Family. Cf. Dictionary of National Biography.

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        Mémoire présenté á l'Académie royale des Sciences, le 2 octobre 1820, où se trouve compris le résumé de ce qui avait été lu á la même Académie les 18 et 25 septembre 1820, sur les effets des courans électriques. [AND] Suite du Mémoire sur l'Action mutuelle entre deux courans électriques, entre un courant électrique et un aimant ou le globe terrestre, et deux animans.

      Paris, Crochard, 1820. 8vo. In 'Annales de Chimie et de Physique', Volume 15, pp.59-76;170-218. The entire volme 15 offered here in contemporary fine half calf with gilt spine. Five engraved plates accompanying the memoires. A fine copy.. First edition of the first announcement of Ampère's discoveries on electromagnetism. Ampère first heard of Ørsted's discovery of electromagnetism on the 4th of September when Arago announced Ørsted's results to the Paris Academy of Sciences. In Ørsted's experiment a current-carrying wire is held over, and under, a compass needle - the result being that the needle is positioned at 45 degrees in respect to the wire. Ampére immediately saw that this result made no physical sense and realized that the true nature of the effect could not be observed until the force of terrestrial magnetism was somehow neutralized; what Ørsted had observed and reported on was the resultant of the force from the wire and that from the earth's magnetic field. Ampère discovered that the compass needle sets at 90 degrees to the current-carrying wire when the effect of terrestial magnetism is eliminated. He also observed that current-carrying wires which are formed as spirals act as permanent magnets, and this lead him to his theory that electricity in motion produces magnetism and that permanent magnets must contain electrical currents. And thus Ampère laid the foundation of the new field of electrodynamics.Ampère announced his theory and experimental results, for the first time, in a series of memoires read before the Paris Academy of Sciences in September and October 1820. These memoires were first published in the September and October issues of Arago's 'Annales de Chimie et de Physique' (the offered items). In November Ampère had a seperate printing of his findings published under the title 'Mémoires sur I'action mutuelle de deux courans électriques, sur celle qui existe entre un courant électrique et un aimant ou le globe terrestre, et celle de deux aimans I'un sur I'autre.' (Dibner 62, Norman 43). On the title-page of this publication it is stated 'Extrait des Annales de Chimie et de Physique' and therefore this publication is often identified as an offprint of the two offered papers (see the Norman sales catalogue for an example). This is, however untrue, since it contains considerable changes and additions in comparison with text of the journal issues (see Williams: What were Ampère's Earliest Discoveries in Electrodynamics? ISIS, volume 74, p.492).Honeyman 82, Barchas 51, Wheeler 762

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        Versuche über die Wirkung des electrischen Conflicts auf die Magnetnadel. (Experimenta circa Effectum, etc. Expériences sur l'effet du conflict électrique sur l'aiguille animantée).

      Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1820. Contemporary half calf. Raised bands, gilt spine. Spine slightly rubbed. "Annalen der Physik. Hrsg. von Ludwig Wilhelm Gilbert", Bd. 66. Small stamps on verso of title-pages (2) and verso of plates. (12), 426 pp., 1 folded table a. 3 engraved plates. The entire volume offered. Oersted's paper: pp. 295-304. Internally clean and fine.. First edition of the first German translation (by Gilbert) of Oersted's epoch-making announcement of his discovery of electromagnetism, printed in the same year as the Latin original. The work originally appeared in Latin as "Experimenta circa effectum conflictus electrici in acun magneticam. Hafniæ, 1820"; this Latin pamphlet is impossibly scarce and only a few copies are known, as it was privately printed in a very small number and was only distributed to colleagues in Europe. This discovery and confirmation of the connection between 2 forces, electricity and magnetism, must be considered one of the happiest events in the history of science, both with regard to scientific and practical results."From the moment that Ørsted's discovery became known it created an enormous sensation. The results communicated were so astounding that they were received with a certain distrust, but they were stated with such accuracy that it could hardly be permitted to entertain any doubts. In the course of a short time the treatise was translated into all the chief languages." (Kirstine Meyer). In a note Gilbert says, that it is a word by word translation of Oersted's small Latin pamphlet, "Eine fast wörtliche Uebersetzung des einzeln gedruckten, lateinischen, de 21 Juli 1820 geschriebenen Viertel-Bogens, de von Hrn. Oersted mehreren zugeschicht worden ist..."When Oersted's discovery became known to European physicists they became busy with testing Oersted's results; thus, this volume of "Annalen" contains some important papers on electromagnetism in German: Gilbert: Untersuchungen über die Einwirkung des geschlossenen galvanisch-electrischen Kreises uaf die Magnetnadel. pp. 331-391; Biot & Savart: Von einer Abhandlung über die Magnetismus der Voltaischen Sáule (The Law of Biot & Savart), pp. 392-394 (German extract); Yelin: Ueber den Zusammenhang der Electricität mit dem Magnetismus...mit einigen Zusätzen von Gilbert.; Muncke: Einiges die Polarisierung des Lichtes und die Oersted'schen Versuche betreffend... The volume also contains first German editions of papers by Biot, Gay-Lussac, G.G. Schmidt, Humphrey Davy, etc.Dibner:61 - PMM: 282 - Horblitt: 3 b. - Sparrow: 152

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        A PICTURESQUE TOUR ALONG THE RHINE

      R. Ackermann London: R. Ackermann, 1820. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, First Issue. ONE OF 50 LARGE PAPER COPIES. A Portion of Heaven Fallen Down to Earth,"One of 50 on Large Paper, Beautifully Colored 422 x 324 mm (16 5/8 x 12 3/4"). sheets 407 x 318 mm. (16 x 12 1/2"). xiv, [ii], 178 pp. Translated from the German by John Black. Excellent contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards by Charles Hering (stamp-signed on verso of front free endpaper), newly rebacked and recornered to style by Courtland Benson, wide raised bands and panels attractively gilt in scrolling designs, gilt titling, all edges gilt. 24 HAND-COLORED PLATES OF THE RHINE (plus one folding map), taken from the drawings of Christian Georg Sch?and engraved by Sutherland, Havell, and Bartlett. Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of "R G V"; front free endpaper with evidence of bookplate removal. Abbey "Travel" I, 217; Tooley 234. Offsetting onto tissue guards (indicating that they have done their job), one tissue guard missing (but no offsetting onto text in this case), isolated trivial thumbing, foxing, or rust spots, but A FINE AND ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE COPY, the beautifully restored binding unworn, the text and plates with only the most minor imperfections, and the margins of this special copy remarkably broad. This is one of Ackermann's major color plate books and apparently the first in his "Picturesque Tours" series, others of which explore the Seine, the Ganges, and the Thames. The book describes a trip down the Rhine on that part of the river generally considered most romantic and charming. The account contains not only topographical descriptions, but considerable historical information and details of popular traditions. The tone is frankly advocative, the book being written "with a view chiefly to the information of travellers of cultivated minds who may be induced to visit this interesting portion of Germany." The main appeal of the book for us today, of course, resides in the book's spacious and richly colored plates. The irresistibly scenic views seem to justify the book's claim that the region depicted is "a portion of heaven fallen down to earth." Our plates are early impressions, and, as in other contexts, size matters here: the sheets in our volume are 407 mm. tall, appreciably larger than most of the copies seen in auction records, which measure, on average, approximately 330 mm. (Abbey's untrimmed copy measured 425 mm., and a Large Paper Copy sold at Sotheby's in 2007 had sheets 402 mm. tall.) As the limitation would indicate, copies on Large Paper are very uncommonly seen, and our copy is beautiful, with especially well-preserved text and plates and an exceedingly handsome replica spine.

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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, &c?

      Printed by J.F. Dovefor Richard Priestley London: Printed by J.F. Dove?for Richard Priestley, 1820 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. Contemporary diced calf. Double-ruled gilt fillets on covers, gilt decorated spine with brown morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. . Three volumes, octavo. . 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. Some corners lightly bumped, light foxing, old ink signature in each volume. A very good, attractive set.

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        Collection des costumes de la Suisse et de ses pays limitrophes.

      Zurich: Keller et Fussli, n.d. circa 1820.. Hand-coloured floral garland aquatint title and 24 charming hand coloured aquatint plates of costumes each with tissue guard. 12mo ( 4 3/8 x 3 3/4 inches), original vellum-backed powder blue boards lettered in gilt, all edges gilt; some light soiling to binding but generally very good, two tissue guards creased else internally excellent. The plates represent the following cantons: Zurich; Berne, Lucerne; Uri; Schwyz; Unterwalden; Zoug; Glarus; Frybourg; Soleure; Bale; Schaffhouse; Appenzell; St. Gall; Grisons; Argovie; Thurgovie; Tessin; Vaud; Valais; Neuchatel; Geneve; Tyrol; & Foret noire. Very rare.

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        Indsendt. Ved nogle Forsøg, som jeg i Vinter anstillede i mine Forelæsninger over Electricitet, Galvanismus og Magnetismus ....Lagdes en tynd Traad eller Strimmel af Platin, Messing, Bly, Tin eller Jern parallelt med Magnetnaalen... H.C. Ørsted. (Submitted. By some Experiments as was made by me last Vinter while lecturing on Electricity, Galvanism, and Magnetism....There was laid a thin wire or strip of Platinum, Brass, Lead, Pewter or Iron parallel to the magnetic Needle....H.C. Ørsted).

      Kiøbenhavn, Andreas Seidelin, 1820. Contemporary marbled boards. Paper titlelabel with contemp. handwritten title on spine. In: "Dansk Litteratur = Tidende for Aaret 1820. (Redigeret af Peter Erasmus Müller.)." X,822 pp. (The entire volume 1820, comprising all 52 issues, numb. 1-52). A few issues with very faint browning to upper right corner, otherwise very clean, printed on good paper. Oersted's 2 pages, announcing his discovery in No. 28 (week 28 of 1820): pp. 447-448.. The offered paper represents THE FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT IN PRINT of H.C. Ørsted's epocal discovery of THE MAGNETIC ACTION OF ELECTRICITY.There is no recorded sale at all of this paper.The offered paper was published in the 28th week of July, 1820 (No. 28 of the periodical), which means that it was published somewhere between July 11 and July 16, probably the 11th or 12th. The paper which made Oersted famous all over Europe was his Latin pamphlet "Extperimenta circa effectum conflictus electrici in acun magneticam. Hafniæ, 1820", dated July 21, 1820. This brief (4 pp.) description was sent on the same day (according to Kirstine Meyer) to learned bodies and scholars in all European countries. The communication offered here (in Danish) was published at least a week before before "Experimenta".THE CORE OF OERSTED'S DISCOVERY is explained in the offered paper where he describes how the results - the magnetic effect of the electrical current carrying wire - were first found with an indescent platinum wire, and how the experiments were then carried out with non-incandescent wires of diverse materials, and that the magnetical effect depended on the dimension of the wire. In Oersted's papers we have both a draft written in Oersted's hand on acid-stained paper, and an almost identircal paper in another handwriting. These notes of experiments forms the content of the paper.(Kirstine Meyer names this draft "Supplement II"). In Supplement III and IV (15th and 21st of July) he further describes his experiments with the conducting wire in various positions parallel to the wire and by this he had the material for the famous communication of 21st of July, the "Experimenta".This discovery and confirmation of the connection between 2 forces, electricity and magnetism, must be considered one of the happiest events in the history of science, both with regard to scientific and practical results. - "From the moment that Ørsted's discovery became known it created an enormous sensation. The results communicated were so astounding that they were received with a certain distrust, but they were stated with such accuracy that it could hardly be permitted to entertain any doubts. In the course of a short time the treatise was translated into all the chief languages." (Kirstine Meyer). The paper offered is not mentioned by Kirstine Meyer (in The Scientific Life and Works of H.C. Ørsted, Introduction to Ørsted's collected works), but its publication is described in Dan Ch. Christensen's "Naturens Tankelæser. En biografi om Hans Christian Ørsted" 2 Vols. 2009. He writes here "What we know is, that 'Dansk Litteraturtidende' was published in the week that followed Ørsted's excursion with his father to "Dyrehaven" July 9th.To this issue Ørsted had sent his first report concerning the series of experiments" (Vol. 2, p. 616, our translation).Erslew "Almindeligt Forfatterlexicon", Bd. III, p. 688. - Bibliotheca Danica IV: 535 (The periodical was published from 1811-36). - Dibner:61 - PMM: 282 - Horblitt: 3 b. - Sparrow: 152. (all 4 only recording "Experimenta")

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        On the Application of Analysis to the Discovery of Logical Theorems and Porisms,

      First Edition, extracted from Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 16pp quarto with full-page engraved plate, read May 1st, 1820, modern boards, an excellent copy, partially unopened and with very wide margins, [Edinburgh, Royal Society Edinburgh], 1823. Van Sinderen 21. Not in Origins of Cyberspace. One of Babbage's few papers on geometry. Photograph available on request.

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        A Treatise of Equity. With the Addition of Marginal References and Notes, By John Fonblanque, Esq. Barrister at Law. Fifth Edition, Corrected, with Considerable Additions. Two Volumes [complete]

      The final edition of the first systematic work on modern equity, begun by Henry Ballow in 1737 and then elaborately glossed and revised by John Fonblanque, "bec[oming] an instant classic", winning fame for Fonblanque and making his reputation. Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed a bit of foxing, but a superior set, once that of George Essell, with extensive notations in early hands throughout. Printed for J. & W.T. Clarke, Law Booksellers [etc.], London, 1820.

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        Om blåsrörets användande i kemien och mineralogien.

      Sthlm, H. A. Nordström, 1820. 8:o. (10),302,(2) s. & 4 utvikbara grav. plr. Samtida hfrbd med guldornerad och blindpressad ryggdekor. Stänkta snitt. Ryggen ngt nött och med ytlig sprickbildning. Några enstaka småfläckar. Liten skada i pappret på s. 48 med förlust av ett par bokstäver, s. 73 med reva och liten pappersförlust i nedre marginalen på s. 249.. Holmberg Bibliografi över J. J. Berzelius 1820:1. Ett stort antal översättningar utkom av detta viktiga verk

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        Om Blåsrörets Användande i Kemien och Mineralogien. Stockholm, Henr. A. Nordström, 1820.

      Recent hcloth. (10),302,(2) pp. and 4 folded engraved plates. Very few brownspots.. First edition of Berzelius' important work on the Blowpipe, through which it became the most importent instrument of the chemist. The following years it was translated into German, English, French and Russian

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        Om blåsrörets användande i kemien och mineralogien.

      Sthlm, H. A. Nordström, 1820. 8:o. (10),302,(2) s. & 4 utvikbara grav. plr. Häftad och oskuren i ngt fläckigt samtida gråpappomslag med tryckt titeletikett med prisuppgift. Ryggen mörknad. Inlagan delvis ouppskuren. Titelbladets övre hörn med en lagning, liksom nedre delen av yttermarginalen. En fuktfläck på det efterföljande dedikationsbladet. Pappersförluster i yttermarginalen på s. (3)-(6) och sista opaginerade bladet med bläckfläckar. Med en samtida namnteckning, J. Waller.. Bibliotheca Walleriana 11080. Holmberg Bibliografi över J. J. Berzelius 1820:1. Ett stort antal översättningar utkom av detta viktiga verk

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        Kiel von der Ost-, West-, Süd-Seite und Kiel von der Nord-Seite von der Anhöhe bei der Sandgrube. Nrn. 1-4. Vier altkolor. Kupferstiche von L.J.C. Bünsow nach C.F.J. Bünsow, um 1820. Je ca. 10 x 17,5 cm.

      Klose-Martius 61-64.- Seltene Serie von feinen Kiel-Ansichten.

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        Recherches chimiques sur les quinquinas

      Paris, 1820. First edition. No Dust Jacket. Discovery and Isolation of Quinine Pelletier, Pierre Joseph (1788-1842) & Caventou, Joseph Bienaim?1795-1877). Recherches chimiques sur les quinquinas. In Annales de chimie et de physique 15 (Nov.-Dec. 1820): 289-318, 337-365. Together 2 whole numbers, 8vo. 225-335, 337-448pp. 3 plates. 220 x 144 mm. (uncut and partly unopened). Original printed wrappers, spines worn & partly defective. Minor dust-soiling, otherwise very good. First Edition. Garrison-Morton 5233. The discovery and isolation of quinine. Between 1818 and 1821, the French chemists Pelletier and Caventou isolated a number of alkaloids from plants, including strychnine (1818), brucine and veratrine (1819), cinchonine and quinine (1820) and caffeine (1821). "The discovery of quinine was by far the most dramatic result of their collaboration, and soon there was worldwide demand for quinine as a therapeutic agent. In a letter written to the Academy of Sciences in 1827, Pelletier and Caventou pointed out that by 1826 a burgeoning French industry was annually producing approximately 90,000 ounces of quinine sulfate from cinchona bark, enough to treat more than a million individuals" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography).

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        Balagans or summer Habitations, with the method of Drying Fish at St. Peter & Paul. Kamtschatka

      BoydellLondon:: Boydell,. 1809 (1820).. A view of the raised summer dwellings of the natives of Kamtschatka, Russia, published in John Webber's "Views in the South Seas", which has been called "the most striking publication resulting from Cook's expeditions". (Parsons Collection 136). London. Pubd. April 1, 1809 by Boydell & Compy. No. 90 Cheapside. Vol. III Book VI. page 375. Impression mark 450 x 325 mm, on paper 500 x 363mm.Colored aquatint and accompanying letterpress in very good condition. The text is drawn from the published account of the voyage. The print & letterpress are watermarked J. Whatman 1820. Joppien & Smith 3.362b.

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        ALPHABET DES ARTS ET MÉTIERS orné de 27 gravures.

      72 pages. Engraved frontispiece, engraved title-page, and 4 full-page plates each bearing six images of trades. Original plain untitled sheep. 12mo in sixes. 14.6 x 8.8 cm. Spine cracked, and with some loss of leather; some corners turned; blank corner lost from frontispiece; else a very good copy contained in a folding cloth box with leather, gilt label to the spine. Would seem to be different issue of Gumuchian 62.

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        STENNETT, R. ALDIBORONTIPHOSKYPHORNIOSTIKOS; A Round Game, for merry parties: with rules for playing the game. Embellished with sixteen elegantly coloured engravings.

      35 [36]pp. printed on one side only. Illustrated with a full-page engraved frontispiece, vignette on title, and 15 half-page engravings all coloured by hand. Original printed wrappers. Spine repaired; ownership inscriptions at start; else a good copy of a scarce game.Osborne p.226; Gumuchian 212. A reading game loosely based around the alphabet where children compete to read with the greatest speed, 'blunderers' paying forfeits.

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        Östergöthland / Upland / Södermanland [the aquatints only]

      [Stockholm] Ca.1820-1830. Folio. 38,5 x 51 cm. 72 aquatint plates + 72 text leaves. Contemporary full calf. Gilt borders at the boards. Gilt decorations at the spine. Beautiful marbled end papers. Book plate at the front paste down. Worn binding. Bumped corners. Gilt faded. Some stains and scratches to the boards. One plate and one text leaf loose. Light staining and spotting to the margins. Creases.Two text leaves with more foxing. Two plates browned and with offsetting from the text. A couple of leaves with frayed margins. Three plates with breaks along the plate mark. Four leaves with a little loss to the margin. Eight leaves with water stain into the image and text areas. About twenty leaves with tears to the margins, none into the image areas. Many guard papers creased, some with spots and a couple with small losses. Image areas in nice condition.. The plates depicts beautiful country estates in their natural settings. The text is in French and Swedish. The plates are from the monumental topographical work. "Fordna och närvarande Sverige", wnich was published 1817-1867 in 12 volumes containing 367 plates. The first two parts of the work - Skåne and Östergötland - were executed entierly in aquatint. When the original creator Ulric Thersner died in 1828 the aquatint technique was abandoned and lithography was adopted for the execution of the rest of the work. At that time both the provinces of Upland and Södermanland were under production, which explains why these two volumes have plates both in aquatint and lithography. The present book is a compilation of the aquatints from Östergötland, Uppland and Södermanland. It contains all the 36 plates to Östergötland, all the 20 aquatint plates to Upland and all the16 aquatint plates to Södermanland. Many of the plates are quite striking

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        [An italian fantasy landscape?]

      About 1820. Image area 27 x 36 cm. The whole sheet 31 x 40 cm. Pencil drawing on laid paper marked "J H & Zoonen". A couple of minor stains. Very nice condition.. A fine drawing depicting a landscape with ruins, streams, hills, peasants and more. The motif is unknow, but looks like a fantasy landscape in Italy. Elias Fredrik Martin was borned in 1804. He was the grandson of the internationally renowned swedish painter and engraver Elias Martin. The present work was probably executed when the artist was a youngster. Elias Fredrik Martin lived most of his life in the provincial town of Nyköping just south of Stockholm. He is best known for his wonderful views in lithography of small towns in southern Sweden such as Nyköping, Västervik, Kalmar, Uppsala and others. Marked with a small round blue stamp at the verso "Christian Hammer Stockholm". Hammer was a great 19th. century collector of books, prints and all sorts of artefacts. Drawings by Elias Fredrik Martin are very scarce

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