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        Tegenwoordige staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden, deel 9 en 10: Beschryving van Zeeland. Amsterdam, Tirion, 1751-1753.

      Gebonden in 2 half leren banden, (16)+435+(11)+(10)+579+(24) pag. Geillustreerd met 2 frontispices en 32 gegraveerde kaarten en platen. Hierbij: Z. Paspoort, Beschrijving van Zeeland zijnde het 9e en 10e deel van den Tegenwoordigen staat (...) ten deele vervolgd. Middelburg, 1820, 4+286+(1) pag. Ook gebonden in half leer. B2173.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Embellished with Engravings from Designs by Thomas Stothard

      London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820.. ILLUSTRATED EDITION. In two volumes. Large octavo, pp.[4] xcii, 429 [1]; pp.[2] vi, 415 [1]. Illustrated with 22 copper engraved plates, including a frontispiece to volume one. In publisher's original brown paper-covered boards, recently re-backed with the original brown cloth and paper title labels pasted to spine. New cream endpapers; all edges untrimmed. Wear to fore-edges, with a green under-layer beginning to show. Title labels somewhat worn and heavily browned. Restored to an attractive, useable condition. Very good. A handsome edition of one of the first, and certainly best-known, early English novels, most likely based on the true story of the Scottish castaway Alexander Selkirk.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        George Washington by Stuart c1820 large engraved Cary Chorley portrait handcolor

      1820 - General Washington (George Washington) Issued c. 1820-40 by Isaac Cary. (also known as a banknote engraver) Engraved by John Chorley, Boston. Painted by Gilbert Stuart, 1797. Beautiful large early 19th century antique portrait, with splendid hand color. Splendid classic image, large folio books on the floor, writing quill, paper and books on ornately carved wooden desk, velvet wood chair, sword, oriental carpet, monumental marble pillars in the background. Lovely visual condition, overall the image is clean, well preserved and very attractive. The sheet has undergone some utterly expert paper restorations on the back around the edges which have been neatly lined with what appears to be a thin strip of archival paper. Expert slurry paper restorations to short tears, some light white coloration to blank margins, etc. The finished product being so beautifully done as the example can be easily be referred to as superior to most others in appearance if framed for display. An image like this could easily hang at Mount Vernon and fit right in. A genuinely pleasing large engraving of one of the greatest men who ever lived. Scarce thus. Sheet measures c. 14" x 22 1/2"Engraved area measures c. 13" x 20"Large oversized Folio. [R11762]Stauffer, American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel, v. 1, p. 48-9 (noting he remains an elusive early engraver about whom little is known).

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        Liberotti Impronte

      Rome: Incisore di Camei Roma, 1820. Hardcover. Orig. leather backed clam shell box, and decorated, marbled wood boards with functioning clasps at fore-edge. Very good. 33 x 21 cm. 102 miniature plaster medallions in relief (white gesso) within gilt decorated borders. A souvenir of the Grand Tour, depicting famous sculptures and works of art in relief as miniature plaster casts, from classical sculpture to Canova. The master carver, Giovanni Liberotti, a nineteenth-century Roman gem engraver who specialized in making these souvenirs. Liberotti had been initially commissioned to make these impressions based on gems in the collection of Giovanni Battista Sommariva (1760-1826), a noted art patron and collector extraordinaire. Later Liberotti and other competitors would market the boxed sets in Rome to eager tourists. Nothing is more impressive than the original engraver's ability here to capture the very essence and detail of the larger masterpieces in such miniature intaglios. It is not surprising that Goethe himself "owned many thousands of casts [and] told his correspondents years later that no greater treasure could be brought back from Rome." Manuscript identification of the 102 plaster medallions at inside front cover. Box with moderate wear.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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        Hand-colored map: [Panorama, oder, Zirkel-Aussicht vom Rigi Berg auf dem Kulm / Bird's-eye-view; a panoramic or circle view from the summit of the Rigi Kulm, Switzerland]

      Lucerne: Xavier Meyer, libraire et marchand d'estampes. [1820]. Hand-colored engraved map (55 x 54 cm; folded to about 18 x 12 cm). With a bookseller's letterpress paper label printed in red: "... Xavier Meyer, libraire et marchand d'estampes a Lucerne ..." A dramatic panorama view centered around the Mount Rigi massif. With an engraved circular double border within which the names of the towns, peaks and lakes are identified; and with four oval views engraved by Franz Hegi in each corner of the sheet: (NE corner: "Rigi-Kulm Haus"; SE corner: "Rigi-Berg von der nordwest Seite gezeichet"; SW corner: "Karte des vier Waldstadter See's"; NW corner: "Aussicht von der Staffel nach dem Kulm"). Light creasing from six small remnants of early paper mounts on the back, one or two tiny tears at the corner folds, small tear to the bookseller's label, a bright, about near fine copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE RUBY RING; or, The Transformations. Second Edition.

      64 pages. Illustrated with 8 finely hand-coloured engraved plates. Original quarter green roan, gilt. 13.2x10.8cm. Small piece missing from head of spine; some bumping of corners and rubbing of boards; inscription on endpaper; else an excellent copy, very attractively illustrated. Osborne 649 (first edition of 1815); Oppenheimer 1547 which notes that Gumuchian records a second edition of 1816. The author's second endeavour ' to convey instruction and amusement, by putting a popular story into poetical dress'. The Ring of Amurath, an Oriental tale, is the source.

      [Bookseller: David Miles Books]
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        IVANHOE; A Romance. By "The Author of Waverley," &c.

      Edinburgh Archibald Constable and Co. 1820 - 3 volumes. First Edition, with all half-titles present, page 159 numbered correctly. 8vo, contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, the spines with double gilt ruled bands separating the compartments, contrasting red and black morocco lettering labels to each volume, stamped in gilt, the compartments with central gilt ornamental devices. [vi] xxxiii, [blank] 298; [iv], 327; [iv], 371, [blank], 3 ads pp. A handsome set, well preserved in its original bindings, hinges a bit rubbed from use but strong and tight, text-blocks in good order, internally quite clean and fresh, the contemporary bindings with some light expected age or light rubbing from use, a bit of wear at the extremities or tips. A pleasing set in its original state and quite scarce thus. FIRST EDITION OF THIS QUITE SCARCE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT WORK. This set with all half-titles present as is often not the case. The best of Scott’s historical novels and by far his most famous work. This was Scott's culminating success in a book-selling sense, and marked the highest point both of his literary career and his social prosperity." He was already considered to be the inventor of the historical novel and the success of his Waverley series was immediate and long lasting throughout the English speaking world. Sir Walter Scott’s romantic tale of the conflict between the Normans and the Saxons is among the most highly regarded works of historical fiction. Among other things, it is one of the earliest tales to so closely associate the legendary figure of Robin Hood as playing a major role in the removal or Prince John from the throne he had stolen from his half-brother Richard the Lionhearted. The culmination of the tale is, in essence, the birth of modern Britain. Yet in spite of the grand nature of the events, Ivanhoe is largely a tale of love- Man and women, father and daughter, king and country. First editions of Sir Walter Scott’s heroic tale are becoming as hard to find as Prince John’s heart. PMM includes Sir Walter Scott for all of his historical novels beginning with "Waverly" and notes that he is the originator of the entire genre and the historical novel's inventor. His books gained immediate popularity on a wide scale and are still printed to this day. Ivanhoe is considered the greatest of all the novels that Scott penned. First editions are of great importance and a cornerstone of any collection of English language literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Fountain of Life signed by John Elias - 1820

      - Signed by John Elias (Welsh Revivalist) on endpaper. Elias (1774-1841) was noted for exceptionally powerful preaching, "as if talking down fire from heaven." There is a later ink copy of the signature, but the pencil one is the original. The book was donated to the library of Bala College, with related bookplate. Tape stain on inner margin of title. Covers appear to have been originally paper over boards (hardcover but covered in plastic (contact paper?). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cross and Crown Rare Books]
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        Denkmal der Freundschaft. Freundschaftsalbum des Carl Friedrich Heidelberger den 9ten Aug. 1816.

      Plauen 1816-1820. - 75 unnumerierte Blätter, davon 29 meist einseitig beschrieben, mit 5 Aquarellen, Ganzlederband der Zeit mit dekorativen Deckelverzierungen: goldgeprägter Deckelrand, in den Ecken jeweils ein goldgeprägter Pokal. Rückengoldprägung, Ganz-Goldschnitt, marmorierte Kleisterpapiervorsätze. Stammbuch des Plauener Studenten Carl Friedrich Heidelberger (ev. in Mühltroff 1867 verstorben) mit 26 Eintragungen von Kommilitonen, Freunden und Verwandten. Oft in Latein verfasst und dann mit den Studienfach-Abkürzungen ergänzt (st. Litt, stud: Jur:, Stud. Theol.). Das Album enthält 5 (davon 4 ganzseitige) Aquarelle. Fast ausschließlich Beiträge aus Plauen! Beiträger u.a.: Ludo Poeland (heutige Schreibweise wohl Pöhland), C. G. Hüttner, Friedrich August Hartenstein, Christian Gottlob Fritzsch, Jul. v. Raab, Fr. W. Schweinitz (ev. der spätere Stadtdiaconus in Plauen Friedrich Wilhelm Schweinitz, hier als Theologie-Student unterzeichnend), Karl August Kretzschmar, Heinrich Wunder, Friedrich Schneider, Carl Wilhelm Köhler, Carl Friedrich Vollmann (unterzeichnet mit: "Papierfabricant, Papierfabrique in Plauen"), Carl Friedrich Krause, Carl Degenkolb (ev. der 1796 in Plauen geborene und 1862 in Rottwerndorf gestorbene Unternehmer und Kommerzienrat Degenkolb, der auch Besitzer der Kattunfabrik Bodemer & Co (Degenkolb war der Schwiegersohn des vormaligen Besitzers Johann Jacob Bodemer. Unter Degenkolbs Leitung begann der Aufstieg zum führenden Kattunhersteller Preußens bis etwa 1860 und führte in seiner Fabrik ein generelles Verbot der Kinderarbeit ein, das über das 1839 erlassene preußische Kinderschutzgesetz hinausging!) und Mitglied der Frankfurter Nationalversammlung war und als Vorreiter bei der Schaffung von Arbeitnehmervertretungen gilt, siehe "Liste Eilenburger Persönlichkeiten"), Ernst Porst, etc. - Im Anhang finden sich 9 ganzseitige Eintragungen zu Geburten und Taufen der Familie Heidelberger von 1817-1829, darunter auch ein Eintrag zu einer Todgeburt! - Die Kanten und der Rücken etwas berieben, innen durchegehder leichter Bräunungsrand, insg. ein wohlerhaltenes Exemplar! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Mertens]
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        Atlas to the Memoirs of John Duke of Marlborough; Containing Armorial Bearings, Fac Similes, Maps, and Military Plans.

      London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820.. FINE COPPER ENGRAVED MAPS. Quarto, unpaginated. Containing 22 large coats of arms, facsimile letters and folding maps, being a supplement to the Octavo edition of the 'Memoirs'. Some maps with coloured battle positions. In original pink leather-effect cloth boards, recently re-backed in tan calf with gilt titles to spine. Armorial bookplate of Sir Henry Allen Johnson to front pastedown. The 'Memoirs' were first published by William Coxe in three volumes between 1818 and 1819. This supplementary volume of large plates and folding maps first appeared in 1820.

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        Spiele und Vergnügungen der kindlich-frohen Mädchen im ersten Alter. Ein unterhaltendes Bilderbuch mit kurzen Erzählungen und 18 schön colorirten Kupfern. Jeux et Amusemens des Filles en Bas-Âge. Libre composé d’historiettes courtes et amusantes, et orné de 18 gravures coloriées.

      H. F. Müller, Wien - N.d., circa 1820. 12mo. 11.5 by 9.5 cm. ii, 72 pp. 18 hand-colored engraved plates, one for each of the short stories or exegeses within which describes a suitable activity or profession, including reading, sewing, knitting, singing, dancing, guitar playing, playing with a doll, ironing, playing with a pet, kitchen work, etc. The stories are all rendered in both German and French. The illustrations are the epitome of Biedermeier loveliness and charm. Later patterned paper pastedown on boards. Scarce, with copies at Melbourne and Middelburg, and a later Danish edition mentioned on OCLC, whose similarity to this one we do not know. (The Danish edition would also appear bi-lingual, with the text in Danish and German.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Beskrivelse over Baroniet Stampenborg.

      Kbhvn.: Schultziske Officin 1820. Med kobberstukket titelblad med stor kobberstukket vignet visende Nysøe mod haven samt udfoldeligt kort over Jungshoved. Elegant marmoreret eksemplar indbundet med helt guldsnit i helbind med rød saffiansryg med smuk tidstypisk rygforgyldning; guldborter langs kanterne samt indvendig guldbordure. I kassette. Med egenhændig dedik.: "Til Deres Kongelige Høihed Kronprindsesse Caroline, allerunderdanigst fra Forfatteren"

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        Histoire abrégée des drogues simples

      Paris, Colas, Méquignon-Marvis et chez l'auteur, 1820, in-8, 2 vol. , [6]-XII-[2]-409-[1] pp. et 5 tabl. + [4]-528 pp, demi-basane verte de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle, dos lisse et fileté, titres et tomaisons en maroquin rouge, tranches marbrées, 5 tableaux dépliants. Première édition de l'importante Histoire abrégée des drogues simples, qui connaîtra de nombreuses éditions sous le titre d'Histoire des drogues simples. L'ouvrage, élaboré par Guibourt d'après ses propres observations et expériences, traite des corps bruts ou inanimés (des minéraux) et des corps animés ou êtres vivants fournissant des substances destinées aux usages pharmaceutiques. Les drogues simples d'origine végétale sont décrites dans l'ordre de leur disposition au droguier. Guibourt (1790-1867), pharmacien à Paris en 1816, professa l'histoire naturelle des médicaments à l'École de pharmacie de 1832 à 1865. Illustre quinologue, il est considéré comme le fondateur et vulgarisateur de l'étude de la matière médicale en France. Ex-libris manuscrits aux titres ; de la bibliothèque de Chabry, pharmacien à Clermont. Rousseurs claires. Garrison & Morton, 2030. Ferchel-Mittenwald, Chemisch-pharmazeutisches Bio- un Bibliographikon, p. 205. www.biusante.parisdescartes.fr/guibourt/exposition_guibourt_accueil.htm

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        The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, esq To which is added, The Battle of the Frogs and Mice

      London:: W. Wilson, 1820.. 2 volumes. 12mo (in 6s). [2], 246; [2], 259 pp. Original full red straight-grained morocco, gilt rolls surround, gilt spine; joints worn, spine head replaced with kozo, rubbed, vol. I lacks rear free endpaper. Bookplate of Bernardine Murphy, bookplate removed from rear pastedown; inscribed to John B. Little “from his father” March 2, 1821. There is an oddity about this 2-volume set. The fore-edge artist, known as the “Dover” [Marks & Co.] painter, inscribed the two volumes under a previous manuscript ownership mark for John Little from ca.1821, labelling the fore-edge scenes underneath the name (somewhat in the style compatible with the earlier ownership doodle). Above the name is a small tiger's head, John Little's name, and under: “Ithaca” or “Mount Olympus.” On the outer edges of Little's name and the fore-edge scene, are short hatching marks in ink that serve to unify all the markings as if by the same hand. It is known that John Little's father inscribed the book to him in 1821 (different handwriting); the ‘Dover' artist is known to work in London in the 1920-30s. Thereby it appears a possible deception is made by the artist to imply the scene is painted contemporary with the father's dated inscription. WITH TWO FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS by the “Dover” painter (associated with Marks & Co.), showing scenes of “Ithaca” and “Mount Olympus.” Painted ca. 1920s or early 1930s. ¶ The story added to the end of the text is attributed to various authors, but primarily Homer (or, Pigres of Halicarnassus), The Battle of the Frogs and Mice, [also known as “Batrachomyomachia”] is a comic epic or parody of the Iliad, was translated by Archdeacon Parnel. ¶ PROVENANCE: Johnathan B. Little – The Catholic philanthropist Bernardine Murphy is Sir Daniel J. and Countess Bernardine Murphy Donohue (1904-1968; married in 1954). They resided in Los Angeles, at one time buying the mansion of Earle C. Anthony, the founder of KABC. That mansion was donated to the Immaculate Heart Sisters in 1971 upon the death of the Countess. The couple established the Daniel Murphy Foundation in 1957 in memory of Bernardine's father to promote important Roman Catholic and other philanthropic causes. Mrs. Donohue is entombed next to Cardinal James Francis McIntyre. The art collection of Sir Daniel Donohue was recently sold at auction. [JWRB]

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        The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by Alexander Pope, esq. To which is added, The Battle of the Frogs and Mice.

      W. Wilson, 1820., London: - 2 volumes. 12mo (in 6s). [2], 246; [2], 259 pp. Original full red straight-grained morocco, gilt rolls surround, gilt spine; joints worn, spine head replaced with kozo, rubbed, vol. I lacks rear free endpaper. Bookplate of Bernardine Murphy, bookplate removed from rear pastedown; inscribed to John B. Little Â"from his fatherÂ" March 2, 1821. There is an oddity about this 2-volume set. The fore-edge artist, known as the Â"DoverÂ" [Marks & Co.] painter, inscribed the two volumes under a previous manuscript ownership mark for John Little from ca.1821, labelling the fore-edge scenes underneath the name (somewhat in the style compatible with the earlier ownership doodle). Above the name is a small tigerÂ’s head, John LittleÂ’s name, and under: Â"IthacaÂ" or Â"Mount Olympus.Â" On the outer edges of LittleÂ’s name and the fore-edge scene, are short hatching marks in ink that serve to unify all the markings as if by the same hand. It is known that John LittleÂ’s father inscribed the book to him in 1821 (different handwriting); the ‘DoverÂ’ artist is known to work in London in the 1920-30s. Thereby it appears a possible deception is made by the artist to imply the scene is painted contemporary with the fatherÂ’s dated inscription. WITH TWO FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS by the Â"DoverÂ" painter (associated with Marks & Co.), showing scenes of Â"IthacaÂ" and Â"Mount Olympus.Â" Painted ca. 1920s or early 1930s.  The story added to the end of the text is attributed to various authors, but primarily Homer (or, Pigres of Halicarnassus), The Battle of the Frogs and Mice, [also known as Â"BatrachomyomachiaÂ"] is a comic epic or parody of the Iliad, was translated by Archdeacon Parnel.  PROVENANCE: Johnathan B. Little – The Catholic philanthropist Bernardine Murphy is Sir Daniel J. and Countess Bernardine Murphy Donohue (1904-1968; married in 1954). They resided in Los Angeles, at one time buying the mansion of Earle C. Anthony, the founder of KABC. That mansion was donated to the Immaculate Heart Sisters in 1971 upon the death of the Countess. The couple established the Daniel Murphy Foundation in 1957 in memory of BernardineÂ’s father to promote important Roman Catholic and other philanthropic causes. Mrs. Donohue is entombed next to Cardinal James Francis McIntyre. The art collection of Sir Daniel Donohue was recently sold at auction. [JWRB] [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books, ABAA]
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        HISTORY OF THE RISE, PROGRESS AND EXISTING CONDITION OF THE WESTERN CANALS IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. FROM SEPTEMBER 1788, TO THE COMPLETION OF THE MIDDLE SECTION OF THE GRAND CANAL IN 1819,

      Albany, N. Y.: D. Steele. Good+. 1820. First Edition. Hardcover. Title continued: "TOGETHER WITH THE RISE, PROGRESS AND EXISTING STATE OF MODERN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES, ON THE BERKSHIRE SYSTEM, FROM 1807 TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, JANUARY 10, 1820'. In December 1791, Elkanah Watson proposed to the New York State legislature that natural waterways could be used to create what later became the Erie Canal across New York State, connecting the Hudson River and New York City with the Great Lakes. Later he competed with Dewitt Clinton for the credit for this concept. In 1792, with General Philip Schuyler, Watson formed a company to build locks and canals, starting with the canal at Little Falls, New York, about halfway through the Mohawk Valley where the river had rapids that prevented through traffic. Blue paper covered boards, cloth spine with label. Front hinge is cracked with cover firmly attached. Light foxing throughout. [ (iv) ,210pp (2) ] , Pink endpapers. Portrait frontispiece, engraved title page. Two maps one of which is a fold out. Engraved forms. Single page addendum with additional information attached to the rear endpaper and signed Rebman Co. 1909. New York, Western and Grand Canals; Maps; 8vo; 212 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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        Koptographische Stücke.

      Wohl Wien, um 1820. - 17 koptographische Blätter, teils unausgeschnitten, durchgehend bezeichnet. In Umschlag mit Inhaltsverzeichnis (urspr. 55 Stücke). "Die bewegte Lichtquelle rief den Wechsel von Licht und Schatten auf den Figuren hervor, hinzu kam das Widerspiel der Figurenumrisse an der Wand, wodurch der Eindruck von lebendiger Bewegung entstand. Dieser Eindruck beim Betrachter ist die Wirkabsicht der 'Koptographie'. Der Name ist abgeleitet von griech. koptein, hauen, stoßen, schlagen, und bezeichnet ein 'Ausschnittbild' aus Papier, das vor die Kerze oder Lampe gehalten wird" (Ges. der Bibliophilen, Wandelhalle der Bücherfreunde [1996], S. 80). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        [Gobe-mouche yetapa, femelle (= plate 296 from Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ...)]. [France], 1824. Watercolour of a bird on unwatermarked wove paper (ca. 48 x 34.5 cm), standing on a branch signed: "JG Prêtre/ 1824". With plate number and bird name in pencil in lower left corner.

      For the published work see: Anker 502; Balis, Van diverse pluimage 75; Nissen, IVB 932; Zimmer, pp. 626-628. Original watercolour of a Strange-tailed Tyrant (Alectrurus risora) by the prolific zoological artist Jean Gabriel Prêtre, produced for Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ... (Paris, 1820-1839). The Strange-tailed Tyrant is a passerine bird of the tyrant flycatcher family found in found Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.Temminck's lavishly illustrated Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ... issued in 102 parts between 1820-1839, was published as a kind of continuation to Buffon's Histoire naturelle des oiseaux (1770-1786). In total it contains ca. 600 engraved plates with about 800 figures of birds by Nicolas Huet and Prêtre, and it's considered "the most monumental work of the post-Napoleonic period" (Balis).Paper slightly browned and sides reinforced. A beautiful watercolour of a Strange-tailed Tyrant.

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        [Souimanga métallique, mâle & femelle & Souimanga souci, mâle (= plate 347 from Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ... )]. [France], 1825. Watercolour of 3 birds on unwatermarked wove paper (ca. 48 x 35 cm), all standing on a branch, the middle branch signed: "JG Prêtre/ 1825". With the birds numbered in pencil, and the plate number and bird names in pencil in the lower left corner.

      For the published work see: Anker 502; Balis, Van diverse pluimage 75; Nissen, IVB 932; Zimmer, pp. 626-628. Original watercolour of a male and a female Metallic Sunbird (Anthreptes metallicus) and a male Flame-breasted Sunbird (Cinnyris solaris) by the prolific zoological artist Jean Gabriel Prêtre, produced for Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux... (Paris, 1820-1839). Sunbirds make up a family of very small passerine birds. The Metallic Sunbird, best known as the Nile Valley Sunbird(here named: Souimanga Métallique), are found in north-west Africa and the Middle East, while the Flame-breasted Sunbird (here: Souimanga Souci) is primarily found in Indonesia and East Timor.Temminck's lavishly illustrated Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux... issued in 102 parts between 1820-1839, was published as a kind of continuation to Buffon's Histoire naturelle des oiseaux (1770-1786). In total it contains ca. 600 engraved plates with about 800 figures of birds by Nicolas Huet and Prêtre, and it's considered "the most monumental work of the post-Napoleonic period" (Balis).Paper slightly browned. A beautiful watercolour of three sunbirds.

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        Poems, by the late William Cowper, Esq of the Inner-Temple Embellished with engravings, and a sketch of his life

      London:: Printed by W. Lewis; Published by W. H. Reid, 1820.. 2 volumes. 8vo. xix, 388; iv, 412 pp. Engraved frontispiece, engr. half-title, 9 engr. plates, woodcut vignettes. Original navy blue blind and gilt-stamped straight-grained morocco, raised bands, gilt-stamped spine and title; rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Anthony Crowdy [�mors pro fide pulchrior�]. Very handsome binding. With two fore-edge paintings of (1) Weston Lodge where Cowper lived in 1786; (2) Weston Hall, seat of Sir George Throckmorton, patron of Cowper. Another pencil note references the text: �I was a stricken deer� � p. 78, ��The love of the Dog� � 209� [the latter, not located in the text]. Paintings are not signed or dated � estimated to be 2nd half of 20th century. � PROVENANCE: Anthony Crowdy � Butterfield & Butterfield [2123] (unknown sale date � pre-1999) � current owner.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Weber Rare Books]
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        suite de 6 gravures pour Tales of my Landlord.

      - London [Londres], Rodwell and Martin, 1820. In-folio, 1ff-6gravures sous chemise. Suite rare et précoce pour illustrer Tales of my Landlord de Walter Scott. Les 5 premiers romans de cette série ont été publiés entre 1816 et 1819, les deux derniers en 1832. Cette suite illustre donc les 5 premiers romans et le roman The Heart of Midlothian est illustré par 2 gravures. Toutes les gravures sont sous serpentes et l'ensemble est relié à l'époque par un fil (rompu ici mais sans atteinte à la solidité de l'ensemble). Cette suite semble avoir eu un tirage particulièrement réduit et ne se rencontre que très peu. Seul le British Museum semble la posséder. Par ailleurs, le livre de Coxhead sur Stothard mentionne bien cette suite mais annonce curieusement 7 gravures dont 2 qui n'ont aucun rapport avec Tales of my landlord et n'annonce pas la seconde gravure pour The Heart of Midlothian. La suite est pourtant bien telle que parue comme le prouve le fil reliant les gravures à la couverture. Rousseurs. Très rare suite. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \"Badehaus, Ruinen und Kirche Tharants\". Gesamtansicht mit zahlreichen Biedermeierfiguren im Vordergrund.

       Altkol. Umrißradierung bei Beyer, Dresden, um 1820, 15 x 23,5 cm. Sehr feine, farbfrische Ansicht, die nur in den breiten weißen Rändern z.T. leicht fleckig ist. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt

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        Lehrbrief mit Gesamtansicht der Stadt von der Isarbrücke am Gasteig, vorne das Zollhaus und die Pfosten des Brückenzugangs, links ein Pferdefuhrwerk, daneben Staffagefiguren, im Hintergrund die Stadt mit Reiterkaserne und allen Türmen, rechts das Hoftheater vor der Theatinerkirche. Im unteren Teil, getrennt durch eine mäandernde Borte, der lithographierte, nicht ausgefüllte Text des Lehrbriefes. Darstellung und Text sind umrahmt von einer Bordüre mit zahlreichen Gewerbesymbolen.

       Kol. Lithographie von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann, bez. monogr. und dat. \"fec. C H 1820\", 12,5 x 44 cm (Darstellung) bzw. 34,5 x 47,5 cm (mit Bordüre). Inkunabel der Lithographie, Winkler 315, 18; nicht bei Maillinger, Lentner und Proebst. - Im breiten Rand sorgfältig hinterlegte Einrisse. Die Ansicht in zartem Kolorit. - Extrem seltenes Blatt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Lehrbrief, Oberbayern

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        The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by Alexander Pope, esq. To which is added, The Battle of the Frogs and Mice.

      London:: W. Wilson, 1820.. 2 volumes. 12mo (in 6s). [2], 246; [2], 259 pp. Original full red straight-grained morocco, gilt rolls surround, gilt spine; joints worn, spine head replaced with kozo, rubbed, vol. I lacks rear free endpaper. Bookplate of Bernardine Murphy, bookplate removed from rear pastedown; inscribed to John B. Little �from his father� March 2, 1821. There is an oddity about this 2-volume set. The fore-edge artist, known as the �Dover� [Marks & Co.] painter, inscribed the two volumes under a previous manuscript ownership mark for John Little from ca.1821, labelling the fore-edge scenes underneath the name (somewhat in the style compatible with the earlier ownership doodle). Above the name is a small tiger�s head, John Little�s name, and under: �Ithaca� or �Mount Olympus.� On the outer edges of Little�s name and the fore-edge scene, are short hatching marks in ink that serve to unify all the markings as if by the same hand. It is known that John Little�s father inscribed the book to him in 1821 (different handwriting); the �Dover� artist is known to work in London in the 1920-30s. Thereby it appears a possible deception is made by the artist to imply the scene is painted contemporary with the father�s dated inscription. WITH TWO FORE-EDGE PAINTINGS by the �Dover� painter (associated with Marks & Co.), showing scenes of �Ithaca� and �Mount Olympus.� Painted ca. 1920s or early 1930s. � The story added to the end of the text is attributed to various authors, but primarily Homer (or, Pigres of Halicarnassus), The Battle of the Frogs and Mice, [also known as �Batrachomyomachia�] is a comic epic or parody of the Iliad, was translated by Archdeacon Parnel. � PROVENANCE: Johnathan B. Little � The Catholic philanthropist Bernardine Murphy is Sir Daniel J. and Countess Bernardine Murphy Donohue (1904-1968; married in 1954). They resided in Los Angeles, at one time buying the mansion of Earle C. Anthony, the founder of KABC. That mansion was donated to the Immaculate Heart Sisters in 1971 upon the death of the Countess. The couple established the Daniel Murphy Foundation in 1957 in memory of Bernardine�s father to promote important Roman Catholic and other philanthropic causes. Mrs. Donohue is entombed next to Cardinal James Francis McIntyre. The art collection of Sir Daniel Donohue was recently sold at auction. [JWRB]

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        \"Das Schloß zu Heidelberg, gegen Nord Osten\". Im Vordergrund Wäscherinnen vor der Mühle und Männer in einem Kahn.

       Lithographie mit Tonplatte von C. F. Müller nach E. Fries, Karlsruhe, dat. 1820, 26 x 34 cm. Schefold 25346; Winkler 231,6. - Inkunabel der Lithographie! - Angestaubt und etwas fleckig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Baden-Württemberg, HEIDELBERGALBUM

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        \"Rosa Centifolia crenata - Rosier Centfeuilles á folioles crenelées.\",

       um 1820. Darstellung der Rose mit Blüte, Knospen und Blattwerk. Farbig gedruckter Kupferstich von Pierre Joseph Redouté, um 1820. 20,5 x 15 cm (Plattengröße). - Schwach gebräunt; glatt. Mit der beschreibenden Textseite. - Dekorativ und selten! - Der Preis behinhaltet die Rahmung mit einem hochwertigen Modelrahmen in weißgold mit säurefreiem Passepartout, die staubdicht ausgeführt ist (Rückwände ebenso säurefrei). Versand D: 5,50 EUR Graphik, Botanik, Rosen, Redouté

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        \"Rosa sulfura - Rosier jaune de souffre.\",

       um 1820. Darstellung der Rose mit Blüte, Knospen und Blattwerk. Farbig gedruckter Kupferstich von Pierre Joseph Redouté, um 1820. 20,5 x 14,5 cm (Plattengröße). - Leicht gebräunt, mit schwachem Lichtrand, teils bis an den Plattenrand beschnitten; glatt. Mit der beschreibenden Textseite. - Dekorativ und selten! - Der Preis beinhaltet die Rahmung mit einem hochwertigen Modelrahmen in weißgold mit säurefreiem Passepartout, die staubdicht ausgeführt ist (Rückwände ebenso säurefrei). Versand D: 5,50 EUR Graphik, Botanik, Rosen, Redouté

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        Liberotti Impronte

      Incisore di Camei Roma, Rome 1820 - 33 x 21 cm. 102 miniature plaster medallions in relief (white gesso) within gilt decorated borders. A souvenir of the Grand Tour, depicting famous sculptures and works of art in relief as miniature plaster casts, from classical sculpture to Canova. The master carver, Giovanni Liberotti, a nineteenth-century Roman gem engraver who specialized in making these souvenirs. Liberotti had been initially commissioned to make these impressions based on gems in the collection of Giovanni Battista Sommariva (1760-1826), a noted art patron and collector extraordinaire. Later Liberotti and other competitors would market the boxed sets in Rome to eager tourists. Nothing is more impressive than the original engraver's ability here to capture the very essence and detail of the larger masterpieces in such miniature intaglios. It is not surprising that Goethe himself "owned many thousands of casts [and] told his correspondents years later that no greater treasure could be brought back from Rome." Manuscript identification of the 102 plaster medallions at inside front cover. Box with moderate wear. Orig. leather backed clam shell box, and decorated, marbled wood boards with functioning clasps at fore-edge. Very good [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE

      London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. n. This edition includes a long introduction giving an account of Defoe's life and works. The plates here have been re-engraved after the earlier illustrations were judged as poor and inaccurate. DNB says that Stothard (1755-1834) "illustrated almost the whole range of English literature with a taste that seldom failed and a sympathy that was often remarkable," attaining "a place which is second to none for invention and grace." He was a close friend of Blake, and his work often resembles that of his more famous colleague.. 254 x 159 mm. (10 x 6 1/4"). Two volumes. Pleasing late 19th century dark green three-quarter morocco, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with nautical centerpieces, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Engraved title page vignettes and 20 plates (including frontispiece) by Charles Heath after Thomas Stothard, all of the engraved material done on India paper and mounted. A Large Paper Copy. Lowndes I, 614. Spines uniformly faded to olive (vague fading also to parts of the leather on the sides of the volumes), extremities just very sightly rubbed, isolated mild marginal foxing, short closed tear to fore edge of one title page, otherwise a fine copy, the bindings with no significant wear, the leaves clean and fresh, and the engravings with none of the expected foxing. This edition includes a long introduction giving an account of Defoe's life and works. The plates here have been re-engraved after the earlier illustrations were judged as poor and inaccurate. DNB says that Stothard (1755-1834) "illustrated almost the whole range of English literature with a taste that seldom failed and a sympathy that was often remarkable," attaining "a place which is second to none for invention and grace." He was a close friend of Blake, and his work often resembles that of his more famous colleague.

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        Florence & Kate or Love's Vicissitudes. By Marianne. Illustrated by Harry. Complete in Two Vols. Not Yet. NB: The Authoress of this work reserves the right of Translating it. [manuscript title]

      No place, no date, but UK, 1820 or afterwards, 1820. Not published; it is probable there was a second volume as stated on the title-page and at the conclusion of the text ("End of First Volume"), but there is an intriguing notation in contemporary hand also on the title-page under "Complete in Two Vols." that states "Not Yet.". Some smudges, browning and light stains; in very good condition. A description with additional photographs is available upon request.. 12mo, 15 x 11 cm, early 19th century diced calf with gilt rules on the upper and lower boards and spine, 155 pages. Decorated title-page, six inserted plates with original art work (three watercolors and three pencil, pen & ink sketches), three vignettes, rubricated chapter heads and ink tailpieces. Approximately 15,000 words in a neat hand in brown ink. Minor textual corrections in the same hand, but overall the manuscript appears to be a fair copy. A manuscript novella set in an English country town, "in the year 1820," centering on the lives and intrigues of several young women and men and their romances and adventures. They encounter local gypsies, one of the ladies dies of a mysterious illness, one of the men is dangerously driven to gamble, there are flirtations, jealousies, marriage proposals and the discovery of a long-lost father, who had been imprisoned in an underground grotto. The manuscript is clearly an amateur imitation of the popular Regency novel of manners, but it is not without its charms, and it was carefully composed and illustrated with original (also a bit amateurish) art. The manuscript has the appearance of a friendship album with its decorative lettering and artwork.

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        Gungotree The Holy Shrine of Mahadeo

      Rodwell & Martin, London 1820 - Hand-coloured aquatint by Robert Havell & Son, after Fraser. Several skillful marginal repairs, not affecting the image. A fine example of a view taken during the first recorded journey by Europeans through the Himalayas. Fraser wrote of this place, said to the source of the Ganges, "We were now in the centre of the stupendous Himalas, the loftiest and perhaps the most rugged range of mountains in the world. We were at the source of that noble river, equally an object of veneration and a source of fertility, plenty and opulence to Hindustan; and we had now reached the holiest shrine of Hindoo worship which these holy hills contain." In 1815, following the end of the war with Nepal, Fraser and his brother William, a political agent, spent two months on a tour of the Himalayas. Their journey took the brothers along the river valleys of the Himalayas, with occasional sorties to higher latitudes and as far as the sources of both the Jumna and Ganges rivers. This view is from the spectacular Views in the Himala Mountains which contains twenty of Havell's masterly plates worked up from sketches made on the spot by Fraser. In style the plates are similar to, and very much a match for Henry Salt's and the Daniell brothers' large scale views published 10 and 20 years earlier. This was a deliberate strategy by the publishers who drew attention to the similarities in their advertisements which describe the work as being `In Elephant Folio, uniform with Daniell's Oriental Scenery, and Salt's Views in Abyssinia.' Cf. Abbey Travel II, 498.

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        Essai sur les moyens de régénérer l'agriculture en France et plus particulièrement les départements du Midi

      Marseilles: chez Antoine Richard. Very Good. 1820-21. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 3 vols. pages; Three volumes bound in contemporary half calf over marbled paper-covered boards with tiny vellum tips reinforcing the corners, flat spines -- each volume has a pair of green leather labels lettered in gilt. These three volumes once belonged to Dr. Arpad Plesch, with the great collector's impressive red leather book-label tooled and lettered in gilt mounted to the front paste-down of the first volume. The spine of the first volume has a small piece missing along the top edge and has recieved a minor repair, there is a surface scrape along the spine of the third volume, which is not particularly noticeable, and there is moderate worming to the blank margins (only) of 57 leaves towards the end of the volume. In general, this copy is handsome and sound. While these volumes would be of considerable interest as a representation of the state of agriculture in the south of France in 1820, the material at the heart of the third volume represents an important and early treatise on all aspects of the variety and cultivation of grapes, and winemaking. The text goes into significant detail -- how to build, support and work vineyards, the varieties of grapes and their suitability to the terrain and climate, diseases and problems ith grapes, wine bottles, corks, basements, cellars, tanks, vinegars, distillation and fortification, etc. Little is known about the author, J.-S. Lardier, but at least one reference relates that he was born in 1753 and that he was Provençal. Lardier's "Essai," while a classic work of French agriculture (and viticulture), is both rare and unusual in its form -- to the extent that various sources cannot agree, even, on just what constitutes a set. The Bibliothèque Nationale copy seems to have only the first two volumes [but as it does not specify pagination details, their catalogue description makes it impossible to say just what they have, or do not have]. Quérard, 4:557 (compiled just a decade after this publication appeared) cites only two volumes ("5 livraisons en 2 volumes"), and gets the dates a bit mixed up. Oddly, the title page to Vol. 2, has an imprint dated "1821;" vols. 1 and 3, title pages have the date: "1820." Some of the confusion seems to result from the evidence that this publication was issued in parts -- [called here "livraisons"]. Our copy has ten livraisons. The first leaf of each of the octavo gatherings, marked with a number at the foot of the page, also has the specification of the particular livraison number. At the end of our volume III, at the foot of the final paragraph of the text appears this note: "Fin de la dixième livraison." But it should be noted that we found only one record of an institution holding individual livraisons or issues of the parts of Lardier's "Essai" -- [Médiathèque Draguignan has 3 parts, broché] . Not many of the examples bound into volumes have survived, either. COPAC locates just a single example: [Senate House Libraries, University of London, apparently just volume I]. OCLC appears to have 8 different accession numbers, but this is highly misleading as 5 of the 8 describe only libraries reporting a modern microform facsimile reprint, which appears to have included volume I only: [Goldsmiths' Library, University of London./ Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 22806./ Electronic reproduction./ Farmington Hills, Mich. :/ Thomson Gale]. OCLC does locate five sets printed in the early 1820's on paper. (Northwestern University; Indiana University, Bloomington; Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris; Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon; and the aforementioned Bibliothèque Nationale set (2 vols. only). To confuse matters further, it appears that two sets recorded have four volumes -- [Northwestern University, and Bibliothèque Universitaire de Pharmacie. Both have the date "1821" on that fourth title page. Another set in four volumes appears to have been sold at auction in Paris at Alde, June, 2014]. Volume IV, missing in nearly all sets, including ours, was devoted to further details about individual fruits (not grapes or winemaking) and it also has a significant section on olives and their cultivation. Perhaps to make up in part for the lack of this, the first owner of our set had bound up at the end of the first volume a slightly later pamphlet on the subject: "Lettres d'Antoine David sur les oliviers. Nouvelle édition avec des notes de M. Feissat aîné" -- Marseille : Imp.-Libr. Feissat, 1832. 60 pp. (OCLC Number: 369089176, 3 locations only: Harvard; Bibliothèque Nationale; and Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon). After the final leaf of this rare inclusion, our copy has a leaf titled "Explication des Figures" -- the 3 plates in our copy are each placed as directed on this leaf. These plates are lithographs, with multi-figures -- ("Buisson d'après Grive') and are all in fine condition. Each of our volumes has errata at the end. While it would be preferable to find a set with the elusive fourth volume, it is worth noting that the vastly wealthy Dr. Arpad Plesch (1889–1974), who formed one of the great collections ever assembled of botanical books, determined that this copy met his standards. Precise collation available upon request. .

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        Unbeschriebene Blätter in prächtigem Einband.

      Deutschland, um 1820. - circa 27,6 x 22 cm. mehr als 200 weisse Seiten Roter Maroquinband um 1820 mit reicher Rücken-, Deckel- und Stehkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt "Rückentitel mit Prägung "Gedächtniss-Buch", innen wohl etwas späteres Papier (um 1900? - mit schönem, dezent punziertem Goldschnitt). Kann als Gästebuch oder für Notizen oder als Album verwendet werden. " "-Etwas berieben, gering angestaubt, nur leichte Altersspuren, sonst schön und sehr dekorativ. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hand-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde nach dem neuesten Zustande und über das Weltgebäude. Hg. und mit C. G. Reichard gemeinschaftlich ausgearbeitet von A. Stieler. Fünf und siebzig [hier gestochenes Titelblatt mit dem Plan von Gotha, die bildliche Übersicht und 72 grenzkolorierte] Karten, nebst einem [hier fehlenden] Heft Vorbemerkungen und Erläuterungen

      74 Blatt. Halbleder der Zeit mit aufgezogenem orig. Broschurumschlagdeckel (berieben und bestoßen, teils, die Kanten stark, beschabt, die Kapitale mit Fehlstellen, das Titelblatt mit Quetschfalte, die Innengelenke angebrochen, etwas, vor allem die Ränder der Karten, stockfleckig, vier Karten mit unterlegten Randrissen, sonst ordentliches Exemplar) Quer-4. Erste vollständige Ausgabe des legendären Atlas, wie stets in Plano. Es fehlen die Karten 30, 31 und 38 B, dafür ist die Karte 40 zwei Versionen vorhanden (1820 & 1828). - Vgl. Espenhorst AS 66ff und PP I, 224ff [jeweils ausführlich].

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        c : contenant des planches pour la géographie mathématique, des dessins représentant les principales curiosités de la nature, ainsi que les costumes, moeurs et usages des peuples les plus remarquables . le tout exécuté par les procédés lithographiques et soigneusement enluminé, accompagné d'un texte explicatif et de tableaux synoptiques propres à faciliter l'usage de cet ouvrage dans l'enseignement de la jeunesse.

      Mulhouse Chez G. Engelmann 1820 - Two volumes bound in one, 4to., volume 1 with hand-coloured frontispiece, 204, 46, 20pp; volume 2 comprises 88 hand-coloured copperplate engraved plates and maps (34 are maps, some folding), contemporary half calf over marbled papered boards, spine with raised bands, gilt ornament and contrasting title label with gilt lettering, mild water stain with some reddish discolouration around the upper margin of some sections of both volumes, affecting neither the text nor the plates, otherwise a crisp copy with vivid plates. The text contained in the first volume is complemented by the engraved plates and maps of the second. Australia and the Pacific are covered in the section 'Cinquième partie du monde. Océanie ou monde maritime', pp 56-76. Correspondingly, Plate LXVIII shows Aborigines of 'Nouvelle Hollande'; plate LXIX shows a group of Maori, 'Habitans de la nouvelle Zeelande'; plate LXX is titled 'Isles Sandwich, Mort du Cap[itain]e Cook', and Plate LXVII is a folding map of 'Océanie'. Copies are recorded in two Australian collections (State Library of New South Wales; National Library of Australia). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An enquiry into the cause of the present distress of the people. . Second edition.

      London: printed for the author and sold by J. Ridgway 1820 - 8vo., vii + (1) + 324 + (4)pp., including the final Advertisement and errata leaves, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spine simply gilt with a label. A very good copy from the early 19th century library of Bernard Edward Howard, 12th Duke of Norfolk> (1765-1842), with his bookplate on pastedown. First edition with this title (see further notes below). This was actually a reissue, with only a different title-page, of Hall's earlier (1805) The effects of civilization on the people in European states.> According to a 19th century note in a copy at the University of London, Hall's book 'seems not to have sold well' (in 1805), hence, we presume, his new attempt to republish it, with a rather more topical title-page, in 1820. Whatever its history, Hall's book - his magnum opus - deserves a significant place in Socialist literature, as it was, according to a ms note in the Burns' copy, 'a most notable book'. Alexander Gray (The Socialist tradition: Moses to Lenin.> 1946) places Hall in the select group of five English Pre-Marxians (the other four being William Thompson, Thomas Hodgskin, J.F. Bray and John Gray). Gray defines 'pre-Marxians' as meaning 'those writers who arrived at what is substantially the Marxian theory of exploitation and of surplus value - not in frequently, like Marx, building on Ricardo. Indeed, Hall (1740? - 1820?) was the earliest of these Ricardian Socialists and was held in high regard by Marx himself. Dr. Anton Menger (The Right to the whole produce of labour.> 1899) has also acknowledged Hall's 'great influence on the older English socialists, and through them indirectly on the socialist movement of our own day' (op. cit. p.47). And Judith Blow Williams (Guide to English economic history,> vol.II, p.542) uses the term 'important' in her brief description of Hall's book, an adjective she tends to use sparingly. * The original 1805 printing is almost as rare but with copies at Goldsmiths (Un. of London) + NLS + John Rylands, and this, too, not in BL. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Palais Royal, Optique No. 9. A very attractive 3-D 'Optique' or 'Peepshow'.

      Ca 1820. There are six divisions with a hand-coloured engraving of the front elevation of the French Royal Palace at Versailles mounted on the upper board. With one central and two other peep-holes at either side, through which are viewed people walking through the gardens of the palace and the open colonnades on either side, including a view of a large fountain and statues. Paper concertina sides, 13 x 19 cm, depth when extended approx 48 cm. Minor repair to back edges, a very good copy in the original marbled card slipcase, with an engraved label.

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        PRATICA DI ARITMETICA DIVISA IN LIBRI TRE NE' QUALI C'INSEGNA CON LA FACILITA' POSSIBILE LA PRATICA MERCANTILE.,

      G.NNI BARRAVECCHIA, PALERMO 1820 - LIEVE MACCHIA D'UMIDO AL FRONT., MA NON TOCCA IL TESTO, LIEVI ABRASIONI ALI PIATTI DI COP.; BUONE CONDIZ. 184

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        HOCHZEIT., "Le Demande de Noce". "Célébration de Mariage". "Le Retour d l'Eglise". "Le Repas de Noce". Darstellung einer ländlichen Hochzeit in vier Blättern.

      4 Aquatinten, von mehreren Platten in Farben gedruckt, von J.P.M. Jazet nach Comte, um 1820, je ca. 30 x 42 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVIII, S. 450. - Jazet war Schüler seines Onkels L.Ph. Debucourt. Er war berühmt für seine lebendigen Darstellungen aus dem Volksleben, vorzüglich ausgeführt in Aquatintablättern. Die vier Szenen durchwegs mit vielen Personen und lebhafter Staffage. - Zwei Blätter im Rand wenig fleckig, ein Blatt gering im Himmel berieben. Aufwendig in Goldleiste gerahmt. Prachtvolle Folge! Dekorative Graphik

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        \"Le Demande de Noce\". \"Célébration de Mariage\". \"Le Retour d l`Eglise\". \"Le Repas de Noce\". Darstellung einer ländlichen Hochzeit in vier Blättern.

       4 Aquatinten, von mehreren Platten in Farben gedruckt, von J.P.M. Jazet nach Comte, um 1820, je ca. 30 x 42 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVIII, S. 450. - Jazet war Schüler seines Onkels L.Ph. Debucourt. Er war berühmt für seine lebendigen Darstellungen aus dem Volksleben, vorzüglich ausgeführt in Aquatintablättern. Die vier Szenen durchwegs mit vielen Personen und lebhafter Staffage. - Zwei Blätter im Rand wenig fleckig, ein Blatt gering im Himmel berieben. Aufwendig in Goldleiste gerahmt. Prachtvolle Folge! Versand D: 6,00 EUR Dekorative Graphik

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        JAHRESZEITEN. - Winter., "Die Freuden des Winters. - Die Tätigkeiten im Winter". Zwei Gegenstücke mit winterlichen Szenen.

      2 altkol. Aquatinten von Jazet, Paris, um 1820, je 20,5 x 27 cm. "Les Amusemens de l'Hiver": Auf einem zugefrorenen Dorfteich amüsiert sich die Jugend, rechts wärmen sich Bewohner an einem offenen Feuer, dahinter mehrere schneebedeckte Häuser mit Reiterstaffage. "Les Occupations de l'Hiver": Auf einem Dorfplatz mit schneebedeckten Häusern verkauft links eine alte Frau an einer Feuerstelle Schmalzgebäck, mittig diskutieren drei Männer, rechts eine Dorfschmiede, vor der drei Männer ein Pferd beschlagen. - Stimmungsvolle Szenen, die Blätter teilweise bis zur Plattenkante beschnitten. Dekorative Graphik, Jahreszeiten

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        Grand Quatuor pour deux Violons, Alto et Violoncelle, composés et dédiés à son ami' Monsieur Dittmajer / Dittmayer. Mayenee 1477. Gestochene Noten auf Büttenpapier.

      Mayenee, um 1820., o,J. - 30 x 24 cm. 4 Hefte ISBN: Keine. Noten auf Büttenpaier. Unbeschnitten. Einzelne Langen lose im Einbandpapier. No jacket. Guter Zustand / Good condition. Eingestaubt und leicht berieben teileweise fleckig, ecken gerundet. 1. Auflage, Sprache: de. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! * Joseph Küffner war ein deutscher Musiker und Komponist. Küffner entstammt einer fränkischen Musikerfamilie, sein Vater war Hofkapellmeister in Würzburg. Er war als Violinist im Würzburger Hoforchester tätig und trat auch als Solist auf. Geboren: 31. März 1776, Würzburg // Gestorben: 9. September 1856, Würzburg. Priv4. (TS).

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