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        COSTUME, Qajar School]. [Album of 28 watercolours of costume of peasants and merchants of Persia].

      1820s-1840s]. 1820 - Small 4to (9 x 7 1/2 inches). 28 watercolours, each mounted on card with a ink manuscript border surround. Period dark blue morocco backed blue velvet covered boards, patterned endpapers. Housed in a dark blue morocco backed box. Unusual album of Qajar School watercolours depicting Persian merchants of various trades as well as itinerants and beggars. [Persia, circa Among the trades depicted are an egg seller, a wine seller, a hat maker, a bird fancier, a bird seller, a blind beggar, a book dealer and more. An album at the British Museum (ID: 2006,0314,0.1 through 2006,0314,0.28 or P&D 2001,0728.60), which also includes 28 watercolours, is clearly from the same source, with a few similar images, and many of same faces on different trades. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Zoological Illustrations, or original figures and descriptions of new, rare, and interesting animals, selected chiefly from the classes of Ornithology, Entomology, and Conchology, and arranged on the principles of Cuvier and other modern zoologists. [6 volumes / 6 Bände]

      Baldwin & Cradock 1820-33, London - 6 vol. Large-8vo. First edition. Series I & II, each series is bound in 3 volumes. Contemporary half green morrocco bindings with marbled boards. Corners also covered with leather. The spines with glit letter-pressed titles in five compartments. Contem. half leather, gilt. Covers with marble paper coated, front and end-paper marbled as well. A few abrasions to corners, edges, covers and spine. However overall a very good complete copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Reinhold Berg eK]
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        Gesamtansicht mit dem Zisterzienserkloster Lichtental und der Umgebung ('Ansicht des Kloster-Lichtenthal bey Baden - Vue du couvent de Lichtenthal près des Bade').

      - Aquatinta v. Carl Kuntz in Karlsruhe, um 1820, 29 x 36 Schefold, Alte Ansichten aus Baden, Nr. 29648.

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        SCRAP-BOOK

      [n.p.]: 1820. A Rare Cross Patée Shaped Book [CROSS PATÉE BINDING]. SCRAP-BOOK. Twenty-six leaves of mainly white paper with a few blue paper leaves, all with steel engraved views, hand colored cut-out flowers, etc. ca. 1820. Bound ca. 1820 in full dark blue straight grain morocco in a 'Cross Pattée' design. Covers bordered and elaborately gilt decorated enclosing a central blind-stamped 'Lyre' design. Blue watered silk liners and end-leaves, all edges gilt. A near fine, very rare and unusual shaped example. Only a very few bindings in unorthodox shapes have been recorded, an unusually high number were in the Hauck collection but none were in a 'Cross Patée' shape. A cross pattée (or "cross patty" or "cross Pate", known also as "cross formée/formy" or croix pattée) is a type of Christian cross, which has arms narrow at the center, and often flared in a curve or straight line shape, to be broader at the perimeter. The form appears very early in medieval art, for example in a metalwork treasure binding given to Monza Cathedral by Queen Theodelinda (d. 628), and the 8th century lower cover of the Lindau Gospels in the Morgan Library. An early English example from the start of the age of heraldry proper (i.e. about 1200) is found in the arms of Baron Berkeley. The word pattée is a French adjective in the feminine form used in its full context as la croix pattée, meaning literally "footed cross", from the noun patte, meaning foot, generally that of an animal. The cross has four splayed feet, each akin to the foot, for example, of a chalice or candelabrum. In German it is called Tatzenkreuz from Tatze, foot, paw. Planché provides a dubious suggestion that the term comes from the Latin verb pateo, to lie open, be spread. He states it to be discernible on the standard of King Stephen (1135-1154).

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        Sammelband. Beinhaltet: J. Mehul, Flore théatrale. Nouvelle Collection de Fantasies élégantes ou Potpourais brillants pour le Piano-Forte seul. Cahier 187. Joseph und seine Brüder. N°. 13,387. - Bellini, Floré Théatrale. Cahier 8. Norma. N°. 7008. - Sechs neue Ländler für das Piano-Forte comp. u. eingerichtet von Joh. Bapt. Schiedermayer, Opus 55. - Sechs neue Ländler für das Piano-Forte comp. u. eingerichtet von Joh. Bapt. Schiedermayer, Opus 55. 5te Lieferung. - Sechs neue Ländler comp.für das Piano-Forte u. eingerichtet von Joh. Bapt. Schiedermayer, Opus 51. Plattennr. 52. - VI Ländler für das Forte-Piano eingerichtet und componirt von Joh. Bapt. Schiedermayer, 40tes Werk. - Sechs neue Ländler für das Piano-Forte componirt und eingerichtet von Joh. Bapt. Schiedermayr. 84tes Werk. - Deutsche Lieder, Walzer (nach Volksmelodien) für das Piano Forte von C. M. Ziehrer. 98. Werk. N°. 13,764. - Offenbach, Flore théatrale. Nouvelle Collection de Fantasies élégantes ou Potpourais brillants pour le Piano-Forte seul. Cahier 131. Das Mädchen von Elisonzo. N°. 10,931. - Johann Strauss, An der schönen, blauen Donau. Walzer für das Pianoforte componirt. Op. 314. N°. 19,216. - G. Rossini, Flore théatrale. Nouvelle Collection de Fantasies élégantes ou Potpourais brillants pour le Piano-Forte seul. Cahier 185. Wilhelm Tell. N°. 13,385.

      Vienne - Linz, Haslinger, o. J. [um 1820 - 1870?]. Quer-4°. 11 + 1, 14 + 1, 5, 3, 5, 5, 5, 11, 14 + 1, 11, 15 +1 S. Priv. Pp. im Stile der Zeit. Fachmännisch restauriert und neu aufgebunden. Fleckig. - Elf originale Musikdrucke aus dem 19. Jahrhunderts, hauptsächlich aus dem Druckhaus Haslinger. Schönes Expl. - Schiedermayr, (1779 - 1840), dessen Vater Lehrer war, erhielt seine wissenschaftliche und musikalische Ausbildung in den Klöstern Windberg und Oberaltaich, später im kurfürstlichen Studienseminar in Straubing. 1796 ging er als Organist an das Stift St. Nicola bei Passau und studierte zugleich Theologie. Aufgrund der Säkularisierung in Bayern wandte sich Sch. 1804 nach Linz, wo er unter F. X. Glöggl bei der Kirchen-, Theater- und Bürgermusik mitwirkte. 1810 wurde er zugleich Dom- und Stadtpfarrorganist. Ab 1812 war er auch als 1. Kapellmeister am Landestheater und als Dirigent der Redoutenbälle tätig. 1839 trat er Glöggls Nachfolge als (provisorischer) Dom- und Stadtpfarr-Kpm. an. 1823–37 unterrichtete er an der Gesangschule der Linzer Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde. Seine kirchenmusikalischen Werke, v. a. die Landmessen, wurden bis zum Cäcilianismus allgemein geschätzt. (Zitat) - Hier Erstdrucke Schiedermairs. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Musik

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        \"Panorama de la Chute du Rhin\". Weiter Blick über den Rhein und den Rheinfall auf Schloß Laufen, in der Ferne Bergpanorama.

       Aquatinta von Friedrich Salathe bei L. Bleuler, um 1820, 21 x 87 cm. Unter der Ansicht ein schmales Reliefpanorama der umliegenden Berge mit Bezeichnung 1 - 68. - Ungewöhnliches und reizvoll staffagiertes Panorama in sehr guter Erhaltung. - Auf Wunsch mit älterem Biedermeier-Rahmen (kostenlos nur gegen Abholung). Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Panoramen, Schweiz

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        Geschiedkundige gedenkstukken en aanmerkingen over het bestuur van Holland, 3 delen, Amsterdam, Van Kesteren, 1820.

      Gebonden in 3 halfleren banden, 296+396+320 pag., geillustreerd met portret in stippelgravure door A. Desnoijens. Ruggen beschadigd.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        A voyage to the West Indies: containing various observations made during a residence in Barbadoes, and several of the Leeward Islands, with some notices and illustrations relative to the city of Paramabo, in Surinam. With engravings

      Richard Philips, London 1820 - First edition, slim 8vo, pp. [4], 106; frontispiece map, 6 aquatint plates by Neele & Son after sketches by R. Stennett; near fine, sound copy in 20th century half brown morocco by Morrell, gilt-paneled spine, t.e.g. Issued as no. six of volume II of Phillips's series of Modern Voyages and Travels. "The author was a surgeon assigned to the naval hospital in Barbados in 1807 and later to a war vessel cruising through the islands. He spent about four years in Caribbean service and became thoroughly familiar with colonial society. His book presents an interesting picture of the rushing business conducted by the slave traders in Barbados on the eve of abolition and gives accounts of encounters with the Spanish and French during the course of the Napoleonic wars. The author saw little that was attractive in West Indian life and was greatly shocked by the general prevalence of immorality" (Ragatz, Guide For The Study Of British Caribbean History 1763-1834, p. 235). Sabin 101114. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Autograph letter signed in the opening line ("M. Senefelder").

      Paris, 20. X. 1820. - 8vo. ½ p. on double leaf. With autogr. address. Telling Baron Cuvier to accept his invitation to view some lithographies on Monday instead of Sunday: "M. Senefelder témoigne ses vives regrets à Monsieur le Baron de Cuvier de ne pouvoir venir dimanche 22 Cs pour l'expérience des Cartons lithogr[aphiques]; il aura l'honneur de se présenter Lundi prochain à l'heure indiquée". - Small defect on f. 2 from opening the letter (not touching text).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Die elegante Stickerin oder Pracht-Muster im neuesten Modegeschmack zum Sticken und Weissnähen nebst dem vollständigen Alphabet in lateinischer und gothischer Schrift, und einer Anweisung, wie eine Stickerin, ohne zeichnen zu können, sich selbst jedes Muster ab - und aufzeichnen und fortführen kann. Ein Geschenk für das schöne Geschlecht.

      Meissen, F. W. Goedsche, [no date, but circa 1820]. 8vo. 4 pp. instruction leaf, and 11 leaves with floral patterns (three double-sized). In original marbled paper covered slipcase (22.2 x 13.2 cm) with mounted pictorial title leaf.= A charming "Biedermeier" style pattern book, being a guide in decorating clothes. An ephemeral publication intended to be used; as the leaves would become damaged in the process it is very rare indeed to see it in this pristine state. Only the leaves with letters are wanting. Board edges a bit rubbed, otherwise in a very good clean condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Algemeene manier tot het maaken van zonnewysers op allerley effen vlakken. Zynde heel klaar te verstaan en ligt te doen, voor alle persoonen die met een passer gewoon zyn om te gaan, als stierluyden, timmerluyden, steenhouwers, en meer andere bouw- en handwerkslieden, sonder eenig onderwys of kennisse van de meet- en sterrekonst, dan alleen dit boekje van nooden te hebben. Amsterdam, Johannes Loots, 171 [=1710].

      Full vellum with some damage to the corners. Else a good copy with a 19th-century ownership mark by J.F. Schellens (1820). 8°, pag.: [8] 114 [6]. With 26 folded engraved plates. Mattheus Soeten worked as a teacher in Amsterdam, combining mathematics and astronomy. From 1709 until 1743 he was appointed at the Atheneum in Amsterdam, as lector in mathematics. In 1702 he published his Medulla algebræ, of 't merg der stel-konst (Amsterdam, J. ten Hoorn, 1702), as an introduction in mathematics for young students. The present manual on sundials was presumably published for the first time in 1708. The online NCC also mentions an edition published in 1712. Soeten dedicated his book to Dirk Bas, burgomaster of Amsterdam. Johannes Loots was active in Amsterdam between 1696 and 1721 as a publisher of books on mathematics, geometry, astronomy and navigation. * 4 A-G 8 H 4.B0104.

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        \"Cascade auprès de la maison du Garde-chasse dans la Vallée de Plauen près de Dresde\". Blick über den Wasserfall auf zwei Häuser, rechts Brücke mit zwei Reitern.

       Altkol. Umrißradierung von Friedrich Wizani bei Heinrich Rittner, um 1820, 37 x 53 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXVI, S. 158. - Dekorative Ansicht. Vornehmlich in Grau- und Blautönen zeitgenössisch koloriert. - Mit Lichtschatten, drei kleine Stellen leicht berieben. Auf Papier mit WZ \"Turkey Mills J. Whatman 1819\". Breitrandig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Sachsen und Sachsen-Anhalt

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        ST. PAUL’S SHIPWRECK, MALTA: S. PAULS BAY.

      Ink and watercolour drawing (Very Good, margins slightly age-toned with tiny tears) 20 x 28,5 cm (7.9 x 10.8 inches) - [England, circa 1820-1830]. An unusual small early 19th century manuscript map with annotations shows the alleged location of St. Paul’s shipwreck, discussed in Acts of the Saints. - An interesting small format manuscript map, shows St. Paul’s Bay (San Pawl il-Ba?ar) in the Northern region of Malta, with pointed directions of the shipwreck of St. Paul. The author described the terrain with interpretation of the texts from Acts of Saints 27:14 and 27:41: Euroclydon or N. E. wind which blew when S. Paul was drifted into S. Pauls Bay. Acts 27. 14. (i.e. But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.) and: The Sea rushing in from the N.E. strikes against the outer point of a small island which causes it to divide, and meet again at the inner points in a small bay, where any Seamen would run his ship if in distress, and unable to get off the Sand. Acts 27. 41.(i.e. And falling into a place where two seas met, they ran the ship aground; and the forepart stuck fast, and remained unmoveable, but the hinder part was broken with the violence of the waves.) St. Paul's ship allegedly crushed in a bay of the island of Malta, after being carried there by ocean currents. The search of the shipwreck is one of the great enduring quests of Biblical archaeology.

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        Engravings from the Ancient Marbles in the British Museum. Part IV. 1820

      Bulmer and Nicol, London 1820 - "A description of the sculptures which adorned the Temple of Apollo Epicurius, on Mount Cotylion, a little distance from the ancient city of Phigalia in Arcadia." Original boards, still stiff and in good condition but with some darkening on the spine and slight scuffing on the edges. There are twenty-eight engravings depicting the battle between the Centaurs and Lapithae, and two engravings of the Temple of Apollo Epicurius. The plates are in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nachrichten von den kaiserl.

      bei Joseph Georg Trassler, 1820. In-8° (cm. 19,6), legatura successiva in m. pelle con titolo in oro al dorso (conservata la brossura azzurra a stampa editoriale); pp. VI 7-191 [1b] con 1 tavola calcografica in antiporta f.t. (veduta di Rio de Janeiro) e 1 carta topografica ripiegata f.t. in fine; leggere fioriture sparse. Edizione originale di un saggio che riporta in patria i primi commenti della famosa spedizione scientifica austriaca in Brasile guidata dal naturalista Schreibers (in occasione delle nozze di Dom Pedro D'Alcantara e Maria Leopoldina d'Asburgo-Lorena concertate dal Metternich). Tra gli esploratori Johann Natterer, J. C. Mikan, H. W. Schott, J.G. Traszler. Nel 1822 veniva poi pubblicata una continuazione: cfr. Borba De Moraes II, 243/783; Sabin 77973/7607. Esemplare più che discreto.

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        An essay on the construction of wheel-carriages, as they affect both the roads and the horses; with suggestions relating to the principles on which tolls ought to be imposed, and a few remarks on the formation of roads.

      London: J. and A. Arch; Baldwin and Co. and Harding; and T.J. Manchee, Bristol. 1820. 8vo., (6) + (v) - viii + 137 + (1)pp., including an ornamental dedication leaf (to the Marquis of Lansdown), a few woodcuts in the text including a rather nice cut of a coach and four, signs of an erasure on blank verso of title with a small brown mark showing on recto, but generally a very good crisp copy bound in boards sometime in the 20th century, spine lettered. First edition. Fry was from the well-known family firm of Bristol carriage builders and was closely related to the Quaker Fry's chocolate company. In his Essay> he provides useful detail on the construction of carriages, load bearing, and weight/load ratios. He evidently opposed the use of broad and conical wheels, preferring to increase the number of wheels per vehicle. He notes the great advantages of springs for comfortable suspension.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. .

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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 .

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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]

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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.

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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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